History Literature / TheQuantumThief

28th Jan '17 3:18:42 PM Lightice
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* NotAGame: Isidore's detective work, as he tells Pixel.

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* NotAGame: Isidore's detective work, as he tells Pixel.Pixil.



** Pixel's Zoku. What would you expect from an upload collective descended from online roleplaying guilds?

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** Pixel's Pixil's Zoku. What would you expect from an upload collective descended from online roleplaying guilds?
22nd Jan '17 4:10:38 AM AndrewRodland
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* AndTheAdventureContinues: [[spoiler: The last scene of the series is another Jean le Flambeur being rescued from the Archon prison. Whether by the Pellegrinni or the effects of the Kaminari Jewel is left ambiguous.]]

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* AndTheAdventureContinues: [[spoiler: The last scene of the series is another Jean le Flambeur being rescued from the Archon prison. Whether by the Pellegrinni Pellegrini or the effects of the Kaminari Jewel is left ambiguous.]]



** [[spoiler: The All Defector was planning a Class X-5 using the Kaminari Jewel.]]

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** [[spoiler: The All Defector All-Defector was planning a Class X-5 using the Kaminari Jewel.]]



** In the third book [[spoiler: it is revealed the ultimate goal of the All Defector is to use the Kaminari Jewel to become an expanding bubble of space time and [[ApocalypseHow assimilate all other universes into itself.]]]]

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** In the third book [[spoiler: it is revealed the ultimate goal of the All Defector All-Defector is to use the Kaminari Jewel to become an expanding bubble of space time and [[ApocalypseHow assimilate all other universes into itself.]]]]



** The All Defector. [[spoiler: It's a perfect sociopath who believes in nothing but its own survival. Its ultimate goal is to use the Kaminari Jewel to become an expanding bubble of space time and assimilate all reality into itself, since from its perspective this is the only rational conclusion to be made and the fact that they're still alive is just evidence that no one else has been able to do it yet.]]

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** The All Defector.All-Defector. [[spoiler: It's a perfect sociopath who believes in nothing but its own survival. Its ultimate goal is to use the Kaminari Jewel to become an expanding bubble of space time and assimilate all reality into itself, since from its perspective this is the only rational conclusion to be made and the fact that they're still alive is just evidence that no one else has been able to do it yet.]]



** The Pellegrinni failed to realize [[spoiler: the ''All Defector'' was well named, and releasing it from the Archon Prison lead directly to it enslaving her.]]

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** The Pellegrinni Pellegrini failed to realize that [[spoiler: the ''All Defector'' ''All-Defector'' was well named, and releasing it from the Archon Prison lead directly to it enslaving her.]]



** For its part [[spoiler: the All Defector underestimated Jean in the Chen guberniya and didn't stop to consider the wisdom of making endless perfectly modeled copies of him. This ultimately lead to its and Chen's defeat.]]
* HumanoidAbomination: The Sobornost Founders arguably qualify, especially the highly evolved forks from Deep Time in a guberniya. The All Defector only ever appeared humanoid, but [[NothingIsScarier it's exact nature was never really clear]]

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** For its part [[spoiler: the All Defector All-Defector underestimated Jean in the Chen guberniya and didn't stop to consider the wisdom of making endless perfectly modeled copies of him. This ultimately lead to its and Chen's defeat.]]
* HumanoidAbomination: The Sobornost Founders arguably qualify, especially the highly evolved forks from Deep Time in a guberniya. The All Defector All-Defector only ever appeared humanoid, but [[NothingIsScarier it's exact nature was never really clear]]



* LotusEaterMachine: [[spoiler: The Jana of the Cannon is really an ancient computer system that contains a brain backup of Chen as a child. Inside it the gogol of Chen is playing on a beach, with his memory resetting every few minutes so he won't notice he's alone.]]

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* LotusEaterMachine: [[spoiler: The Jana Jannah of the Cannon is really an ancient computer system that contains a brain backup of Chen as a child. Inside it the gogol of Chen is playing on a beach, with his memory resetting every few minutes so he won't notice he's alone.]]



** Pixil's Zoku. What would you expect from an upload collective descended from online roleplaying guilds?

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** Pixil's Pixel's Zoku. What would you expect from an upload collective descended from online roleplaying guilds?



* TooDumbToLive: The pellegrini honestly thought that she could use the All-Defector for her own ends, forgetting what defines that entity. It's in the name!

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* TooDumbToLive: The pellegrini Pellegrini honestly thought that she could use the All-Defector for her own ends, forgetting what defines that entity. It's in the name!



* VigilanteMan: The Zadikim. Undeniably good, protecting the Oubliette from mind thieves and trying to root out the Chryptarchs. [[spoiler: Subverted, as they are the brainwashed, UnwittingPawn of the Chryptarchs.]]

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* VigilanteMan: The Zadikim.Tzaddikim. Undeniably good, protecting the Oubliette from mind thieves and trying to root out the Chryptarchs. [[spoiler: Subverted, as they are the brainwashed, UnwittingPawn of the Chryptarchs.]]
22nd Jan '17 3:56:14 AM AndrewRodland
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* {{Brainwashed}}: [[spoiler: The Zadakim along with the majority of the Oubliette. From the Cryptarchs' perspective it's BrainwashingForTheGreaterGood, as the true history of the Oubliette is rather unpleasant and the relatively small amount of mind theft they allow and facilitate keeps Sobornost from seriously considering invading.]]

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* {{Brainwashed}}: [[spoiler: The Zadakim Tzaddikim along with the majority of the Oubliette. From the Cryptarchs' perspective it's BrainwashingForTheGreaterGood, as the true history of the Oubliette is rather unpleasant and the relatively small amount of mind theft they allow and facilitate keeps Sobornost from seriously considering invading.]]
22nd Jan '17 3:53:25 AM AndrewRodland
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** Zoku means "community" in Japanese.

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** Zoku means "community" in Japanese. It's also the word used for a gaming clan.
11th Dec '16 2:57:02 PM JakobColes
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* SpaceshipGirl: Mieli's ship ''Perhonen'' has a female personality. Though her avatar takes the form of a swarm of butterflies, not a humanoid.
13th Aug '16 8:01:14 PM Qussow
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* AndTheAdventureContinues: [[spoiler: The last scene of the series is another Jean le Flambeur being retrieved from the Archon prison by the Pellegrinni.]]

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* AndTheAdventureContinues: [[spoiler: The last scene of the series is another Jean le Flambeur being retrieved rescued from the Archon prison prison. Whether by the Pellegrinni.Pellegrinni or the effects of the Kaminari Jewel is left ambiguous.]]
16th Jul '16 2:24:59 PM Doug86
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** Jean le Flambeur's Oubliette alter ego is named Paul Sernine -- an anagram of ArseneLupin, on whom Jean's character is based.

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** Jean le Flambeur's Oubliette alter ego is named Paul Sernine -- an anagram of ArseneLupin, Literature/ArseneLupin, on whom Jean's character is based.
15th Jul '16 9:13:00 AM HiddenWindshield
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* BoxedCrook: After getting broken out of the Dilemma Prison, Jean is put in a Sobornost body thats functions can be limited or cut off by Mieli at any time to ensure his compliance.

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* BoxedCrook: After getting broken out of the Dilemma Prison, Jean is put in a Sobornost body thats that's functions can be limited or cut off by Mieli at any time to ensure his compliance. compliance.
15th Jul '16 9:12:06 AM HiddenWindshield
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* BoxedCrook: After getting broken out of the Dilemma Prison, Jean is put in a Sobornost body that's functions can be limited or cut off by Mieli at any time to ensure his compliance.

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* BoxedCrook: After getting broken out of the Dilemma Prison, Jean is put in a Sobornost body that's thats functions can be limited or cut off by Mieli at any time to ensure his compliance.
9th Jul '16 2:08:46 AM VVK
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* BilingualBonus[=/=]MeaningfulName: The Oortians speak the author's native tongue, Finnish. Mieli means "mind" and Sydän means "heart". Perhonen stands for "butterfly".

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* BilingualBonus[=/=]MeaningfulName: The Oortians speak the author's native tongue, Finnish. Mieli means "mind" and Sydän means "heart". Perhonen stands for "butterfly"."butterfly", or strictly speaking "Lepidopteran", encompassing both moths and butterflies.
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