History Literature / TheSalvationWar

19th Feb '17 8:21:05 AM mzytryck01
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** Yahweh throwing tantrums and destroying his throne room whenever Michael brings more news of how spectacularly they are failing to beat the humans quickly becomes a source of amusement for both him and the readers.
10th Jan '17 1:47:16 PM boxorak
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10th Jan '17 1:45:01 PM boxorak
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10th Jan '17 1:38:50 PM boxorak
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** [[AvertedTrope Averted]] with the war against the demons. Humanity takes POWs and defectors and treats them well (to the shock of the demons, who expect to be tortured or killed), and make a point not to harm civilians who don't fight back (CollateralDamage notwithstanding). Though, as the Targeteer tells [[spoiler: Abigor]], humankind would be justified in completely wiping out the demons.

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** [[AvertedTrope Averted]] with the war against the demons. Humanity takes POWs and defectors and treats them well (to the shock of the demons, who expect to be tortured or killed), and make a point not to harm civilians who don't fight back (CollateralDamage notwithstanding). Though, as the Targeteer tells [[spoiler: Abigor]], humankind humanity would be completely justified in completely wiping out the demons.demonkind.
9th Jan '17 5:39:47 PM boxorak
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* GuiltFreeExterminationWar:
** [[AvertedTrope Averted]] with the war against the demons. Humanity takes POWs and defectors and treats them well (to the shock of the demons, who expect to be tortured or killed), and make a point not to harm civilians who don't fight back (CollateralDamage notwithstanding). Though, as the Targeteer tells [[spoiler: Abigor]], humankind would be justified in completely wiping out the demons.
** Michael's story arc in ''Pantheocide'' involves him trying to prevent humanity from enacting this upon the angels.
25th Nov '16 10:25:23 PM DarthWalrus
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** Chapter 9 ends with General Petraeus and Abigor staring over troop formations in preparation for the upcoming battle, wondering about the war to come, and worrying over a lack of intelligence and potential oversights.
24th Nov '16 3:08:19 AM krimzonflygon2
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* CrapsackWorld: Hell for humans, but that kind of is [[FireandBrimstoneHell the point.]]

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* CrapsackWorld: Hell for humans, but that kind of is [[FireandBrimstoneHell the point.]]]] [[SubvertedTrope On the other hand, it's not so bad once the demons stop torturing people and accommodations like housing and amenities are introduced.]] In fact, a bit of investigation reveals the place to be a treasure trove of resources; the lake of fire is revealed to be a literal river of crude oil, and Belial's old domain is filled to bursting with vital minerals like iron, copper and titanium.
28th Oct '16 9:09:46 AM dlchen145
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* TheChessmaster: Loads of them, 90% on the human side, with their king being General Dave ''{{Badass}}'' Petraeus (seriously, just look at ''any'' of his scenes), one with an indefinite side (Michael-Lan), and a few on the demon side who were all out-chessed by humanity and end up being {{Unwitting Pawn}}s. Abigor ''thought'' he was one, what with his thinning of his ranks to extend his line to allow envelopment, unprecedented for ''demonic'' warfare...\\\

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* TheChessmaster: Loads of them, 90% on the human side, with their king being General Dave ''{{Badass}}'' ''Badass'' Petraeus (seriously, just look at ''any'' of his scenes), one with an indefinite side (Michael-Lan), and a few on the demon side who were all out-chessed by humanity and end up being {{Unwitting Pawn}}s. Abigor ''thought'' he was one, what with his thinning of his ranks to extend his line to allow envelopment, unprecedented for ''demonic'' warfare...\\\
20th Aug '16 4:39:10 AM krimzonflygon2
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** [[spoiler: And of course, the news that comes at the very end of the story: GodIsDead, the Three Races are free, and the long, destructive Salvation War is finally over.]]
5th Aug '16 8:00:40 PM TheGreatSkrond
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** Also, to comply with the laws of thermodynamics, any potential difference (usually gravitational) between the two sides must be "paid for" when crossing the portal.
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