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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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** [[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.
13th Apr '17 9:28:25 AM CaptainCrawdad
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The novella ''The Slow Regard of Silent Things'', published separately, centers around the character of Auri.

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The novella ''The Slow Regard of Silent Things'', ''Literature/TheSlowRegardOfSilentThings'', published separately, centers around the character of Auri.
4th Apr '17 4:50:11 PM CaptainCrawdad
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** [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in that Kvothe is the one telling the story, and as an Edema Ruh himself has a very serious bias on the subject.
3rd Apr '17 9:54:38 PM Naeblis
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**[[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in that Kvothe is the one telling the story, and as an Edema Ruh himself has a very serious bias on the subject.
15th Mar '17 6:24:37 AM MegaSolipsist
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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.

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* Anvilicious: {{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.
15th Mar '17 6:22:42 AM MegaSolipsist
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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.
26th Feb '17 9:56:56 PM NanoMoose
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* LeftJustifiedFantasyMap: The map is similar to Europe, the places that Kvothe initially inhabits such as the University and Tarbean are to the west. Kvothe later travels eastward, first to Vintas, and then onward to Ademre.

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* LeftJustifiedFantasyMap: The map is similar to Europe, Europe; the places that Kvothe initially inhabits such as the University and Tarbean are to the west. Kvothe later travels eastward, first to Vintas, and then onward to Ademre.



* TheMagnificent: Kvothe the Bloodless/the Arcane/Kingkiller

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* TheMagnificent: Kvothe the Bloodless/the Arcane/KingkillerArcane/Kingkiller.



* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Kvothe certainly thinks so. Indeed, he feels so strongly on the subject that even when he's been alchemically rendered unable to feel or even comprehend moral restraint, he instinctively knows that he mustn't rape anyone, in the same way he knows he mustn't try to eat a rock.

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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: Kvothe certainly thinks so. Indeed, he feels so strongly on the subject that even when he's been alchemically rendered unable to feel or even comprehend moral restraint, he instinctively knows that he mustn't rape anyone, in the same way he knows he mustn't try to eat a rock.rock or walk through a solid wall.



* RedRightHand: It's implied that all of the Chandrian have one. Cinder, has white hair, black eyes and a SlasherSmile. Lord Haliax is described as being totally shrouded in shadow, even in bright light. They also leave signs of their presence in the area, such as fire turning blue, iron rusting, wood rotting, etc.

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* RedRightHand: It's implied that all of the Chandrian have one. Cinder, Cinder has white hair, black eyes and a SlasherSmile. Lord Haliax is described as being totally shrouded in shadow, even in bright light. They also leave signs of their presence in the area, such as fire turning blue, iron rusting, wood rotting, etc.



* ScheduleSlip: Book 2 was a long time coming. Seems like Book 3 may be the same.

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* %%* ScheduleSlip: Book 2 was a long time coming. Seems like Book 3 may be the same.
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