History Literature / TheKingkillerChronicle

16th Jul '17 7:00:57 AM Malady
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* KaleidoscopeEyes: Kvothe's green eyes are noted to change color from pale "like green frost" when afraid (or possibly adrenaline-pumped) to dark, muddy green when angry.
11th Jul '17 5:54:16 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* CompellingVoice: Partial subversion - learning the name of something allows people to use this on the objects that they know the name of.
** [[spoiler: Felurian]] has a straighter example, and Kvothe seems to have picked up on it somewhat.

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* CompellingVoice: Partial subversion - learning CompellingVoice:
** Learning
the name of something allows people to use this on the objects that they know the name of.
** [[spoiler: Felurian]] Felurian has a straighter example, and way of speaking that provokes instinctive obedience. Kvothe seems to have picked up on it somewhat. notes that it's as if she cannot conceive of you not obeying her.
11th Jul '17 5:50:04 AM CallMeMrPeaches
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* ContemptibleCover: A few iterations of this the book exist, and some of the covers are rather embarassingly bad.

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** [[spoiler: Felurian]] has a straighter example, and Kvothe seems to have picked up on it somewhat.
* ContemptibleCover: A few iterations of this the book exist, and some of the covers are rather embarassingly bad.
5th Jul '17 12:15:11 PM CaptainCrawdad
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** [[RuleOfThree Three]] comes up a lot in various expressions to make a statement more emphatic. Bast states that he owns Chronicler three ways. Simmon shows he's serious when he says to Kvothe, "I'm telling you three times..." There is a much-quoted expression "Third time pays for all." Most notably is the "silence of three parts" passages.

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** [[RuleOfThree Three]] comes up a lot has particular relevance in various expressions to make a statement more emphatic.stories and traditions as well as expressions. Bast states that he owns Chronicler three ways. Simmon shows he's serious when he says to Kvothe, "I'm telling you three times..." There is a much-quoted expression "Third time pays for all." The three things all wise men fear. Giving three gifts is considered proper, especially in stories. Most notably is the "silence of three parts" passages.
5th Jul '17 12:07:35 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* NarrativeProfanityFilter: The narrative is light on profanity in general, and rarely anything harder than a "damn" or "hell." Kvothe will sometimes state that someone cursed. When Simmon and Fela act out Ambrose's argument with Fela, Simmon calls Fela a "bint" and admits later that Ambrose used [[CountryMatters another word]] that shouldn't be repeated even in fun.
29th Jun '17 12:38:16 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* {{Anvilicious}}: Both books (as well as Kvothe himself) are very emphatic about how the Edema Ruh are honest travelling people who never commit any crimes ever, but are unfairly maligned and blamed for problems by everybody.



** [[RuleOfThree Three]] comes up a lot in various expressions to make a statement more emphatic, with characters referencing the "three times" something happens or "three ways" that something is true. It is most notable in the "silence of three parts" passages.

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** [[RuleOfThree Three]] comes up a lot in various expressions to make a statement more emphatic, with characters referencing the "three times" something happens or "three ways" emphatic. Bast states that something he owns Chronicler three ways. Simmon shows he's serious when he says to Kvothe, "I'm telling you three times..." There is true. It a much-quoted expression "Third time pays for all." Most notably is most notable in the "silence of three parts" passages.
22nd Jun '17 12:21:14 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* SpoiledSweet: Simmon and Threpe are both noblemen (though of middling status) but are extremely humble and friendly.
21st Jun '17 6:48:30 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* RuleOfSeven: Seven is a significant number in the stories

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* RuleOfSeven: Seven is a significant number an ArcNumber , both in the storiesstory and in the world itself.
* RuleOfThree: Three is another ArcNumber, coming up a lot in the story and narration.



%%* ScheduleSlip: Book 2 was a long time coming. Seems like Book 3 may be the same.
16th Jun '17 3:29:58 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* ArcNumber: [[RuleOfSeven Seven]]. Trip has a knack for rolling sevens, there are seven Chandrian, "seven things stand before the entrance to the Lackless door", Threpe gives Kvothe seven talents as a lucky number and Elodin states that there are seven words to make a woman fall in love with you. Denna also jokes that Kvothe is always saying things to her in sentences made up of seven words, presumably because he is trying to find those seven words to use on Denna even if he does not realize it.

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* ArcNumber: ArcNumber:
** [[RuleOfThree Three]] comes up a lot in various expressions to make a statement more emphatic, with characters referencing the "three times" something happens or "three ways" that something is true. It is most notable in the "silence of three parts" passages.
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[[RuleOfSeven Seven]]. Seven]] is an explicitly supernatural and lucky number within the world. Trip has a knack for rolling sevens, there sevens. There are seven Chandrian, "seven Chandrian. "Seven things stand before the entrance to the Lackless door", door." Threpe gives Kvothe seven talents as a lucky number and number. Kvothe notes that the 21 balls of denner resin is a good number, being three groups of seven. Elodin states that there are seven words to make a woman fall in love with you. Denna also jokes that Kvothe is always saying things to her in sentences made up of seven words, presumably because he is trying to find those seven words to use on Denna even if he does not realize it.
19th Apr '17 1:46:52 PM CaptainCrawdad
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* YoungerThanTheyLook: By the time he tells his tale, Kvothe is no older than 25, but gives the impression of being much older.
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