History Literature / TheIceLimit

4th Mar '13 11:17:16 PM Sheora
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* ItsPersonal: The Comandante goes completely off the deep end when [[spoiler:his son is killed]] and hunts down the [=EES=] crew with insane determination.
2nd Dec '12 7:18:16 PM Sheora
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* EurekaMoment: Glinn realizes why his profile and prediction of the Comandante was wrong when [[spoiler:Captain Britton mentions her daughter. He realizes that Timmer was his ''son'', and now the man was chasing them for personal revenge.]]



* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: The Commandante after he forgoes his rules and regulations obsession.

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* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: The Commandante Comandante after he forgoes his rules and regulations obsession.
30th Nov '12 10:14:10 PM Sheora
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* BewareTheHonestOnes: The Comandante is ruthless about rules and regulations and has nothing but disdain for the Americans who come offering bribes and shady mining permits. Glinn thinks his strict adherence to protocols makes him predictable. It makes him one of the most unpredictible and dangerous factors in their operation.


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* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: The Commandante after he forgoes his rules and regulations obsession.
29th Nov '12 11:57:52 PM Sheora
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Sam Macfarlane was disgraced in the scientific community. His partner had left him, his wife had left him, and everyone thought he was a quack. But when he receives news of his partner's demise while unearthing a meteorite in the southern most tip of South America, Macfarlane receives the chance to redeem himself and prove his theories to the entire world by recovering the meteor for an eccentric billionaire. He is sent with the Effective Engineering Solutions crew to recover the meteorite, a enigmatic group of scientists led by a man named Eli Glinn who promises one thing in his work - absolute success.

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Sam Macfarlane was disgraced in the scientific community. His partner had left him, his wife had left him, and everyone thought he was a quack. But when he receives news of his partner's demise while unearthing a meteorite in the southern most tip of South America, Macfarlane receives the chance to redeem himself and prove his theories to the entire world by recovering the meteor meteorite for an eccentric billionaire. He is sent with the Effective Engineering Solutions crew to recover the meteorite, a enigmatic group of scientists led by a man named Eli Glinn who promises one thing in his work - absolute success.
29th Nov '12 11:45:50 PM Sheora
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* BigEater: When they see her making a breakfast of bacon and maple syrup soup, one of the other characters comments that he's surprised she isn't dead yet.
29th Nov '12 11:37:40 PM Sheora
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* ArtifactOfDoom: [[spoiler: The meteorite is made of an unknown element which makes it a superconductor. Touching it releases the stored electricity and will blow you to bits.]]


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* SpannerInTheWorks: Lloyd's excitement over the meteorite causes him to continually interfere and cause trouble for Glinn's plans.
29th Nov '12 11:31:44 PM Sheora
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* {{Fiction 500}}: Palmer Lloyd is worth 34 billion.

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* {{Fiction 500}}: Palmer Lloyd is worth 34 billion.billion and purchases entire pyramids without a second thought.
29th Nov '12 11:30:36 PM Sheora
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Sam Macfarlane was disgraced in the scientific community. His partner had left him, his wife had left him, and everyone thought he was a quack. But when news of his partner's demise while unearthing a meteorite in the southern most tip of South America, Macfarlane receives the chance to redeem himself and prove his theories to the entire world by recovering the meteor for an eccentric billionaire. He is sent with the Effective Engineering Solutions crew to recover the meteorite, a enigmatic group of scientists led by a man named Eli Glinn who promises one thing in his work - absolute success.

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Sam Macfarlane was disgraced in the scientific community. His partner had left him, his wife had left him, and everyone thought he was a quack. But when he receives news of his partner's demise while unearthing a meteorite in the southern most tip of South America, Macfarlane receives the chance to redeem himself and prove his theories to the entire world by recovering the meteor for an eccentric billionaire. He is sent with the Effective Engineering Solutions crew to recover the meteorite, a enigmatic group of scientists led by a man named Eli Glinn who promises one thing in his work - absolute success.
29th Nov '12 11:29:54 PM Sheora
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* Fiction500: Palmer Lloyd is worth 34 billion.

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* Fiction500: {{Fiction 500}}: Palmer Lloyd is worth 34 billion.
29th Nov '12 11:29:42 PM Sheora
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Sam Macfarlane was disgraced in the scientific community. His partner had left him, his wife had left him, and everyone thought he was a quack. But when news of his partner's demise while unearthing a meteorite in the southern most tip of South America, Macfarlane receives the chance to redeem himself and prove his theories to the entire world by recovering the meteor for an eccentric billionaire. He is sent with the Effective Engineering Solutions crew to recover the meteorite, a enigmatic group of scientists led by a man named Eli Glinn who promises one thing in his work - absolute success.



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!!Provides Examples Of:!!This novel provides examples of:

* TheChessmaster: Glinn makes it his career to provide absolute success in any problem presented to him. He calls his precautions "double overage" and has contingency plans for his contingency plans. He is rarely, if ever, caught off guard.
* Fiction500: Palmer Lloyd is worth 34 billion.
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