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9th May '16 6:49:40 PM OffTheDeepEnd
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A novel by author Nancy Farmer [[XMeetsY combining]] historical fiction with {{fantasy}} about a Bard's apprentice living in a village on the coast of England in TheLowMiddleAges. The [[DoomedHometown said village is invaded]] by Vikings, who capture him as a slave. He survives captivity by demonstrating his recently-developed magical bard powers and making himself useful to the Vikings.

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A novel by author Nancy Farmer [[XMeetsY combining]] historical fiction with {{fantasy}} about a Bard's apprentice living in a village on the coast of England in TheLowMiddleAges. The Ten chapters in, [[DoomedHometown said village is invaded]] by Vikings, who capture him as a slave. He survives captivity by demonstrating his recently-developed magical bard powers and making himself useful to the Vikings.
2nd Jan '16 10:58:56 AM nombretomado
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Despite the title, no apparent connection to [[{{Imageboards}} 4Chan]] and SomethingAwful.

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Despite the title, no apparent connection to [[{{Imageboards}} 4Chan]] and SomethingAwful.Website/SomethingAwful.
23rd Sep '15 4:43:34 PM nombretomado
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* NorseMythology
5th Jul '15 10:46:06 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: [[spoiler: In the second book, Thorgil [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome punches a demon in the face]], and her hand becomes paralyzed because of it.]]

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* BrokeYourArmPunchingOutCthulhu: [[spoiler: In the second book, Thorgil [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome punches a demon Satan in the face]], and but her hand becomes paralyzed because of it.]]



* {{Disabled Love Interest}}/{{Disabled Snarker}}: [[spoiler:Thorgil becomes these after punching a demon in the face, which leaves her right hand paralyzed.]]

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* {{Disabled Love Interest}}/{{Disabled Snarker}}: [[spoiler:Thorgil becomes these after punching a demon {{Satan}} in the face, which leaves her right hand paralyzed.]]
30th Oct '14 8:10:27 PM WhizzerMckwoff
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* NakedPeopleAreFunny: Freya's cats naked and Frith naked. Also counts as {{Squick}}. Averted with Rune, whose nudity in his introduction is described tragically.
30th Oct '14 8:03:25 PM WhizzerMckwoff
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A novel by Nancy Farmer [[XMeetsY combining]] historical fiction with {{fantasy}}.

Jack is a Bard's apprentice living in a village on the coast of England in TheLowMiddleAges. One day [[DoomedHometown said village is invaded]] by Vikings, who capture him as a slave. He survives captivity by demonstrating his recently-developed magical bard powers and making himself useful to the Vikings.

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A novel by author Nancy Farmer [[XMeetsY combining]] historical fiction with {{fantasy}}.

Jack is
{{fantasy}} about a Bard's apprentice living in a village on the coast of England in TheLowMiddleAges. One day The [[DoomedHometown said village is invaded]] by Vikings, who capture him as a slave. He survives captivity by demonstrating his recently-developed magical bard powers and making himself useful to the Vikings.


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* LadyLooksLikeADude: Deconstructed right down to the bone with one character.
9th Feb '14 4:42:53 AM Froghammer
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* [[spoiler:TheHeroDies]]
4th Jun '13 9:45:14 PM Vasha
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!! ''The Sea of Trolls'' its sequels provide examples of the following tropes:

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!! ''The Sea of Trolls'' and its sequels provide examples of the following tropes:
11th Jan '13 1:53:51 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* EldritchAbomination: A few appear, including one who appears to be {{Satan}}. (At least, that's what a Christian would call him. People from other religions see him differently; for example, Thorgil sees him as the HellHound Garm.)


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* HellHound: How Thorgil sees {{Satan}}.


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* OurDemonsAreDifferent
* OurElvesAreBetter: They're of TheFairFolk variety. They're also way different from other fictional elves in that [[spoiler:without their glamour, they look like ugly monsters.]]


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* OurMermaidsAreDifferent: Young merfolk look like the classic "good-looking-human-with-a-fish-tail" variety, but as they mature they turn into FishPeople.


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* {{Satan}}: He makes an appearance near the end of ''The Land of the Silver Apples.''
11th Jan '13 1:48:46 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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* FishPeople: Mature fin folk.
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