History Literature / TheLostRegiment

3rd Aug '17 5:28:19 PM Theriocephalus
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* GoodRepublicEvilEmpire

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* HeroicSacrifice: ''Way'' too many to count.

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* ManlyTears

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* {{Pirate}}: Type 1 are mentioned in ''Rally Cry'', and their descendants show up in ''Union Forever''. The originals were two ships of British and French {{Privateer}}s raiding Spanish galleons, when they were taken by a Tunnel of Light. Their first encounter with the Tugars has resulted in the loss of one of the ships but many dead Tugars as well. Their descendants have survived by raiding coastal settlements in the Inland Sea, usually Cartha, taking supplies and women. They have even managed to increase their fleet by making several copies of the original ships.
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: Played with in regards to the various subtribes of the Horde. Played straight with the Tugars (much to their detriment). Somewhat averted with the Merki - Cromwell, a human traitor, helps them get their hands on Union technology, but the Merki do not adjust very well (as it turns out, {{Proud Warrior Race Guy}}s hate taking non-combat roles). Subverted with the Bantag, who [[spoiler:are armed with modern weaponry due to being led by a future descendant of the species]].

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* {{Pirate}}: Type 1 Brute-type pirates are mentioned in ''Rally Cry'', and their descendants show up in ''Union Forever''. The originals were two ships of British and French {{Privateer}}s raiding Spanish galleons, when they galleons who were taken by a Tunnel of Light. Their first encounter with the Tugars has resulted in the loss of one of the ships but many dead Tugars as well. Their descendants have survived by raiding coastal settlements in the Inland Sea, usually Cartha, taking supplies and women. They have even managed to increase their fleet by making several copies of the original ships.
* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: Played with in regards to the various subtribes of the Horde. Played straight with the Tugars (much to their detriment). Somewhat averted with the Merki - -- Cromwell, a human traitor, helps them get their hands on Union technology, but the Merki do not adjust very well (as it turns out, {{Proud Warrior Race Guy}}s hate taking non-combat roles). Subverted with the Bantag, who [[spoiler:are armed with modern weaponry due to being led by a future descendant of the species]].



* PsychicStatic: To counter [[spoiler:Ha'ark]]'s PsychicPowers, [[spoiler:Hans Schuder]] has trained himself to think of nothing important when near him.
** Hawthorne once uses this to his advantage by directing such rage at [[spoiler:Ha'ark]], that the latter focuses all his attention on him and his forces, which are just a diversion.

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* PsychicStatic: To counter [[spoiler:Ha'ark]]'s PsychicPowers, [[spoiler:Hans Schuder]] has trained himself to think of nothing important when near him.
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him. Hawthorne once uses this to his advantage by directing such rage at [[spoiler:Ha'ark]], [[spoiler:Ha'ark]] that the latter focuses all his attention on him and his forces, which are just a diversion.
3rd Aug '17 5:23:05 PM Theriocephalus
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* AncientGrome: The nation of Roum to the east of Rus dates back to a group of Roman soldiers whose ships were sucked into a Tunnel of Light during the Punic Wars. The Tugars found them and gave them some women from nearby settlements in order to found a new nation subservient to the Tugars. The ruling system of Roum is similar to the Roman Republic, although the only legislative body in Roum is the Senate (i.e. no representation for commoners), and the First Consul holds most of the power. The historical Roman legions are nowhere to be seen, which is justified as the Tugars would never allow their cattle to have such a disciplined force. Instead, the Rouman army consists of a single legion and the militia with no knowledge of formations or proper tactics.
** The nation of Cartha was founded in the similar manner, as the same Tunnel also brought Carthaginian soldiers. Unlike the Romans, the Carthaginians went south and met the Merki, who did the same thing as Roum and allowed the founding of Cartha. Despite 2 millennia passing since their arrival, Roum and Cartha remain enemies.
* BadassBookworm: Andrew Lawrence Keane.

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* AncientGrome: The nation of Roum to the east of Rus dates back to a group of Roman soldiers whose ships were sucked into a Tunnel of Light during the Punic Wars. The Tugars found them and gave them some women from nearby settlements in order to found a new nation subservient to the Tugars. The ruling system of Roum is similar to the Roman Republic, although the only legislative body in Roum is the Senate (i.e. no representation for commoners), and the First Consul holds most of the power. The historical Roman legions are nowhere to be seen, which is justified as the Tugars would never allow their cattle to have such a disciplined force. Instead, the Rouman army consists of a single legion and the militia with no knowledge of formations or proper tactics.
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** The nation of Cartha was founded in the similar manner, as the same Tunnel also brought Carthaginian soldiers. Unlike the Romans, the Carthaginians went south and met the Merki, who did the same thing as Roum and allowed the founding of Cartha. Despite 2 millennia passing since their arrival, Roum and Cartha remain enemies.
* BadassBookworm:
Andrew Lawrence Keane.
10th Apr '17 5:04:28 PM DustSnitch
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* FantasticReligiousWeirdness: The people of Rus follow a mix of Eastern Orthodox Christianity and pre-Christian Slavic pagan beliefs. For example, their chief deity is Kesus (understandably, the name may have changed from {{Jesus}} after 1000 years), but they also pray to a deity called Pern, a bastardized version of the Slavic chief god (and god of thunder) Perun, who appears to be their equivalent to the Christian God. Also, making the sign of the cross in front of them in the Catholic manner (left-to-right) may result in you being killed for mocking their faith.

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* FantasticReligiousWeirdness: The people of Rus follow a mix of Eastern Orthodox Christianity and pre-Christian Slavic pagan beliefs. For example, their chief deity is Kesus (understandably, the name may have changed from {{Jesus}} UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} after 1000 years), but they also pray to a deity called Pern, a bastardized version of the Slavic chief god (and god of thunder) Perun, who appears to be their equivalent to the Christian God. Also, making the sign of the cross in front of them in the Catholic manner (left-to-right) may result in you being killed for mocking their faith.
26th Apr '16 9:31:47 AM Theriocephalus
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'''''The Lost Regiment''''' is a series of science fiction novels by William Forstchen. After the Battle of Gettysburg, the 35th Maine volunteer regiment is swept into a portal and lands on an alien world. The good news for them is that there are other humans on the planet - Russians, Romans, Carthaginians, Japanese, Chinese, and others - who entered the same way the 35th Maine did. The bad news is that they share the planet with The Hordes - a race of 9-foot tall aliens based on the Mongol horde who demand a tithe of humans every twenty years or thereabouts to eat. The series follows the men of the 35th, as they try to use their superior technology to unite the humans against the Horde while forging a democratic republic like the one they left behind.

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'''''The Lost Regiment''''' is a series of science fiction novels by William Forstchen. After the Battle of Gettysburg, the 35th Maine volunteer regiment is swept into a portal and lands on an alien world. The good news for them is that there are other humans on the planet - -- Russians, Romans, Carthaginians, Japanese, Chinese, and others - -- who entered the same way the 35th Maine did. The bad news is that they share the planet with The the Hordes - -- a race of 9-foot tall aliens based on the Mongol horde hordes who demand a tithe of humans every twenty years or thereabouts [[ImAHumanitarian to eat.eat]]. The series follows the men of the 35th, as they try to use their superior technology to unite the humans against the Horde while forging a democratic republic like the one they left behind.



* UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar



* [[EternalEnglish Eternal Russian]]: Despite the Rus on Valennia being separated from our world's Russians by almost 1000 years of separate development, the language spoken by the Rus is remarkably similar to modern-day Russian (not even 19th-century Russian).
** The second book lampshades how surprisingly little Latin has changed over 2000 years in Roum, although pointing out that it's different from the Latin taught at Sunday schools on Earth.

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* [[EternalEnglish Eternal Russian]]: EternalEnglish:
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Despite the Rus on Valennia being separated from our world's Russians by almost 1000 years of separate development, the language spoken by the Rus is remarkably similar to modern-day Russian (not even 19th-century Russian).
** The second book lampshades how surprisingly little Latin has changed over 2000 years in Roum, although pointing it's pointed out that it's different from the Latin taught at Sunday schools on Earth.



* [[EveryCarIsAPinto Every Land Ironclad is a Pinto]]

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* [[EveryCarIsAPinto EveryCarIsAPinto: Every Land Ironclad is a Pinto]]Ironclad, anyway.



* TheHorde: the main antagonists. Essentially the Mongol Horde, if it were comprised of 9-foot-tall man-eating aliens.

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* TheHorde: the The main antagonists. Essentially the Mongol Horde, if it were comprised of 9-foot-tall man-eating aliens.



* {{Proud Warrior Race Guy}}s: Played with in regards to the various subtribes of the Horde. Played straight with the Tugars (much to their detriment). Somewhat averted with the Merki - Cromwell, a human traitor, helps them get their hands on Union technology, but the Merki do not adjust very well (as it turns out, {{Proud Warrior Race Guy}}s hate taking non-combat roles). Subverted with the Bantag, who [[spoiler:are armed with modern weaponry due to being led by a future descendant of the species]].

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* {{Proud Warrior Race Guy}}s: ProudWarriorRaceGuy: Played with in regards to the various subtribes of the Horde. Played straight with the Tugars (much to their detriment). Somewhat averted with the Merki - Cromwell, a human traitor, helps them get their hands on Union technology, but the Merki do not adjust very well (as it turns out, {{Proud Warrior Race Guy}}s hate taking non-combat roles). Subverted with the Bantag, who [[spoiler:are armed with modern weaponry due to being led by a future descendant of the species]].



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25th Dec '15 3:07:55 PM Cyclone
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** This almost happens in [[spoiler:''Terrible Swift Sword'' with steam-powered [[GatlingGood Gatling guns]], which would have been an effective defense against the Merki airships]], but Andrew shuts down the project in favor of more muskets and cannons. Furthermore, John Mina points out that it would be a huge drain on [[spoiler:ammunition]]. When one is unveiled at the end of the next novel, it spectacularly fails, but is improved later.

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** This almost happens in [[spoiler:''Terrible Swift Sword'' with steam-powered [[GatlingGood Gatling guns]], which would have been an effective defense against the Merki airships]], but Andrew shuts down the project in favor of more muskets and cannons. Furthermore, John Mina points out that it would be a huge drain on [[spoiler:ammunition]]. When one is unveiled at the end of the next novel, ''Fateful Lightning'', it spectacularly fails, but is improved later.
25th Dec '15 3:07:30 PM Cyclone
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** This almost happens in [[spoiler:''Terrible Swift Sword'' with steam-powered [[GatlingGood Gatling guns]], which would have been an effective defense against the Merki airships]], but Andrew shuts down the project in favor of more muskets and cannons. Furthermore, John Mina points out that it would be a huge drain on [[spoiler:ammunition]]. When one is unveiled at the end of the novel, it spectacularly fails, but is improved later.

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** This almost happens in [[spoiler:''Terrible Swift Sword'' with steam-powered [[GatlingGood Gatling guns]], which would have been an effective defense against the Merki airships]], but Andrew shuts down the project in favor of more muskets and cannons. Furthermore, John Mina points out that it would be a huge drain on [[spoiler:ammunition]]. When one is unveiled at the end of the next novel, it spectacularly fails, but is improved later.
25th Dec '15 3:06:41 PM Cyclone
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* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: Muzta of the Tugars at the end of ''Fateful Lightning'']]

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* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: Muzta of Hinsen is the Tugars at the end king of ''Fateful Lightning'']]this, and Cromwell does it in ''Union Forever'']]



* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: Hinsen is the king of this, and Cromwell does it in ''Union Forever'']]

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* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: Hinsen is Muzta of the king Tugars at the end of this, and Cromwell does it in ''Union Forever'']]''Fateful Lightning'']]
9th Mar '15 9:23:16 AM ChronoLegion
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* FantasticReligiousWeirdness: The people of Rus follow a mix of Eastern Orthodox Christianity and pre-Christian Slavic pagan beliefs. For example, their chief deity is Kesus (understandably, the name may have changed from {{Jesus}} after 1000 years), but they also pray to a deity called Pern, a bastardized version of the Slavic chief god (and god of thunder) Perun, who appears to be their equivalent to the Christian God. Also, making the sign of the cross in front of them in the Catholic manner (right-to-left) may result in you being killed for mocking their faith.

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* FantasticReligiousWeirdness: The people of Rus follow a mix of Eastern Orthodox Christianity and pre-Christian Slavic pagan beliefs. For example, their chief deity is Kesus (understandably, the name may have changed from {{Jesus}} after 1000 years), but they also pray to a deity called Pern, a bastardized version of the Slavic chief god (and god of thunder) Perun, who appears to be their equivalent to the Christian God. Also, making the sign of the cross in front of them in the Catholic manner (right-to-left) (left-to-right) may result in you being killed for mocking their faith.
8th Mar '15 2:53:09 PM nombretomado
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* AmericanCivilWarUsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar
3rd Nov '14 8:46:56 AM ChronoLegion
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** [[spoiler:Tamuka]] pulls this off among the [[spoiler:Merki]] by killing [[spoiler:Vuka]] after [[spoiler:setting up Vuka's father's murder]].

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** [[spoiler:Tamuka]] pulls this off among the [[spoiler:Merki]] by killing [[spoiler:Vuka]] after [[spoiler:setting up Vuka's father's murder]]. However, [[spoiler:after their defeat at the hands of the Republic]], this ends up splitting the horde into three factions.
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