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2nd Dec '16 5:17:42 PM Yinyang107
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''A killer is on the loose...''

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''A ->''A killer is on the loose...''
2nd Dec '16 5:15:39 PM Yinyang107
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''A killer is on the loose...''



The tagline for the story is "A killer is on the loose...", capitalised on the back cover where the blurb should go and headlining the actual summary on the front insert.
9th Jan '16 3:08:35 PM crazysamaritan
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* InSpiteOfANail: Used due to this world running on RuleOfCool (see below); despite the very different world, many place names are still the same, at one point the book even hanging a lampshade on the fact that Native American names are used for several of the Isles despite the fact that the Native Americans were driven out by the chalklings before first European contact.


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* InSpiteOfANail: Used due to this world running on RuleOfCool (see below); despite the very different world, many place names are still the same, at one point the book even hanging a lampshade on the fact that Native American names are used for several of the Isles despite the fact that the Native Americans were driven out by the chalklings before first European contact.
* IntangibleTheft: The Scribbler initially creates a drawing that steals their voices so that they cannot be heard screaming or fighting (or anything) while he's kidnapping them and the crime won't be discovered.
11th Nov '15 1:25:45 AM zerd
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* ChinaTakesOverTheWorld: The [=JoSeun=] is a Korean empire that conquered most of Europe.
17th Sep '15 10:56:15 PM Gitaxias
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* ArtAttack: the entire basis or Rithmatics.
15th Jun '15 6:36:06 PM Discar
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* [[spoiler: IntriguedByHumanity: The real Professor Nalizar has been DeadAllAlong with ''something'' using his body to observe humanity for...reasons. And probably not benign ones.]]

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* [[spoiler: IntriguedByHumanity: The [[spoiler:The real Professor Nalizar has been DeadAllAlong with ''something'' using his body to observe humanity for...reasons. And probably not benign ones.]]
15th Jun '15 9:17:37 AM Ruise
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* [spoiler: IntriguedByHumanity: The real Professor Nalizar has been DeadAllAlong with ''something'' using his body to observe humanity for...reasons. And probably not benign ones.]]

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* [spoiler: [[spoiler: IntriguedByHumanity: The real Professor Nalizar has been DeadAllAlong with ''something'' using his body to observe humanity for...reasons. And probably not benign ones.]]
15th Jun '15 9:17:16 AM Ruise
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* [spoiler: IntriguedByHumanity: The real Professor Nalizar has been DeadAllAlong with ''something'' using his body to observe humanity for...reasons. And probably not benign ones.]]
15th Jun '15 9:11:16 AM Ruise
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* ClockPunk: In addition to Rithmatic magic, most technology is based on clockwork, with power provided by coiled springs. Including clockwork guns.

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* ClockPunk: In addition to Rithmatic magic, most technology is based on clockwork, with power provided by coiled springs. Including clockwork guns. Heck, there are even clockwork lawnmowers, clockwork horses, and the legal tender is clockwork coins. Also, Leonardo Da Vinci is a canon saint.
27th Apr '15 1:30:11 PM Discar
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* [[spoiler:EverybodyLives: Not only do all the main characters survive, but all the missing and "dead" students were actually transformed into chalkings, and reverted to normal once the Scribbler is defeated]].

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* [[spoiler:EverybodyLives: Not EverybodyLives: [[spoiler:Not only do all the main characters survive, but all the missing and "dead" students were actually transformed into chalkings, and reverted to normal once the Scribbler is defeated]].



* {{Fanboy}}: Joel obsesses over Rithmatics, and is actually better at both drawing Rithmatic figures and strategizing than most of the students. [[IJustWantToBeSpecial It's a shame he doesn't actually have any Rithmatic power himself...]]
** [[spoiler:Becomes an AscendedFanboy when he gets to compete in the Melee, and wins]].

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* {{Fanboy}}: Joel obsesses over Rithmatics, and is actually better at both drawing Rithmatic figures and strategizing than most of the students. [[IJustWantToBeSpecial It's a shame he doesn't actually have any Rithmatic power himself...]]
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]] [[spoiler:Becomes an AscendedFanboy when he gets to compete in the Melee, and wins]].



* [[OfferVoidInNebraska Offer Void In Nebrask]]: Macmillan online [[http://us.macmillan.com/static/tor/epic/sweeps/index.html ran a contest]] to win an advanced copy of the book, Rithmatist's chalk (Trent's formula?), and a sling rucksack. Despite being a British company, though, the contest only ran in the US.

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* [[OfferVoidInNebraska Offer Void In Nebrask]]: OfferVoidInNebraska: Macmillan online [[http://us.macmillan.com/static/tor/epic/sweeps/index.html ran a contest]] to win an advanced copy of the book, Rithmatist's chalk (Trent's formula?), and a sling rucksack. Despite being a British company, though, the contest only ran in the US.
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