History Literature / TheMagicians

27th Nov '16 2:49:50 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Narnia}}'': The basis of the magical world of Fillory. [[spoiler: Though the real Fillory (and all the counterpart characters) turn out to be a cynical, worst-case-scenario version of a Narnia-type setting.]]

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* ''{{Narnia}}'': ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': The basis of the magical world of Fillory. [[spoiler: Though the real Fillory (and all the counterpart characters) turn out to be a cynical, worst-case-scenario version of a Narnia-type setting.]]
27th Nov '16 1:37:30 PM nombretomado
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* LikeRealityUnlessNoted: [[WordOfGod Word of God]] says [[http://www.tor.com/blogs/2011/08/a-brief-guide-to-the-hidden-allusions-in-the-magicians here]] that everything (including Literature/HarryPotter books) that exists in real life exists in the Magiciansverse apart from TheChroniclesOfNarnia and C. S. Lewis which are replaced by "Fillory and Further" and Christopher Plover.

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* LikeRealityUnlessNoted: [[WordOfGod Word of God]] says [[http://www.tor.com/blogs/2011/08/a-brief-guide-to-the-hidden-allusions-in-the-magicians here]] that everything (including Literature/HarryPotter books) that exists in real life exists in the Magiciansverse apart from TheChroniclesOfNarnia ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' and C. S. Lewis which are replaced by "Fillory and Further" and Christopher Plover.
10th Oct '16 8:06:03 AM Bosco13
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* BrokenBird: Julia is seriously messed up. When we find out why, it's understandable.

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* %% On the character page. BrokenBird: Julia is seriously messed up. When we find out why, it's understandable.understandable.
* ClarkesThirdLaw: Referenced by Penny and Free Trader Beowulf when they say that the power of gods wouldn't be any different to a really powerful magician's.
10th Oct '16 8:04:15 AM Bosco13
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* GodsHandsAreTied: Ember spouts an excuse along these lines when Quentin asks him why he can't find the magic keys himself.
** Penny says the creators of the multiverse are that powerful and perfect that they can only really do what is right and have no capability of making decisions.


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* HumanoidAbomination: Averted. Quentin guesses that the creators of the multiverse are these and that the human brain registers them as giant silver men but Penny says what you see is what you get.
10th Oct '16 7:57:55 AM Bosco13
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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Alice becomes a niffin to destroy Martin.]]

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* %%Character trope HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Alice becomes a niffin to destroy Martin.]]
10th Oct '16 7:57:17 AM Bosco13
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* AdventureFriendlyWorld: Fillory was always expected to be this but it was much more dangerous than they bargained for.


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* GivingRadioToTheRomans: Discussed. They all agree it would be a bad idea to introduce guns to Fillory [[spoiler:Janet brings one anyway.]]
10th Oct '16 7:54:38 AM Bosco13
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* DungeonCrawling: What they do in Ember's Tomb. Dint and Fen say they've been to a hundred places like it.



* WeirdMoon: Fillory's is an actual crescent shape that eclipses the sun each midday.



* PoopsGold: Fillory's Outer Island has Gold Beetles that eat dirt and poop gold.



* SolarSail: They find a magic sail on board the Muntjac that collects sunlight as well as wind.

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* SolarSail: They find a magic sail on board the Muntjac that collects sunlight as well as wind. The kids had one in one of the Fillory books.
* SolidGoldPoop: Fillory's Outer Island has Gold Beetles that eat dirt and poop gold.
10th Oct '16 7:49:51 AM Bosco13
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* PoopsGold: Fillory's Outer Island has Gold Beetles that eat dirt and poop gold.



* RapeLeadsToInsanity: Justified. [[spoiler: Julia goes completely bonkers after Reynard the Fox rapes her, but that has as much to do with him stealing her soul in the process as the rape itself.]]

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* %% On character page RapeLeadsToInsanity: Justified. [[spoiler: Julia goes completely bonkers after Reynard the Fox rapes her, but that has as much to do with him stealing her soul in the process as the rape itself.]]]]
* ReinforceField: Spells stop Venice sinking.



* RefusedByTheCall: Julia.

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* %% On the character page RefusedByTheCall: Julia.
10th Oct '16 7:46:36 AM Bosco13
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* MundaneAfterlife: Fillory's afterlife is a giant school gym hall where the dead play board games for all eternity.

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* MundaneAfterlife: Fillory's afterlife is a giant school gym hall where the dead play sports and board games for all eternity.



* RescuedFromTheUnderworld: Quentin tries to do this for [[spoiler:Benedict]] but fails. Played straight when [[spoiler:Our Lady Underground]] rescues him and Julia.



* SeriesContinuityError: In the first book Quentin can use magic to steal money from [=ATM=]s and the narration mentions that this is really easy for a magician to do but in this book Julia has to show him how to do it.

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* SeriesContinuityError: In the first book Quentin can use magic to steal money from [=ATM=]s and the narration mentions that this is really easy for a magician him to do but in this book Julia has to show him how to do it.it.
** Julia corrects Quentin, saying there are no elves in Fillory when he fought a few of them in the first book.



* SolarSail: They find a magic sail on board the Muntjac that collects sunlight as well as wind.



* ToHellAndBack: Quentin and Julia enter Fillory's underworld to talk to [[spoiler:Benedict]].




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* WorldTree: One of the worlds Josh visited had a giant tree that didn't have a beginning or end.
6th Oct '16 7:00:35 AM Bosco13
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* MundaneAfterlife: Fillory's afterlife is a giant school gym hall where the dead play board games for all eternity.


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* CessationOfExistence: [[spoiler:Quentin]] destroys Fillory's MundaneAfterlife so the dead can rest.
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