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2nd May '14 11:49:03 AM darkst67
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# ''The Chrysanthemum Seal''(2014)

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# ''The Chrysanthemum Seal''(2014) Seal'' (2014)
2nd May '14 11:48:02 AM darkst67
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[[AC: Two of four planned books have been published as of 2012:]]



# ''The Islands In the Mist''
# ''The Rising Tide''

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# ''The Islands In the Mist''
Mist'' (2013)
# ''The Rising Tide'' (2013)
# ''The Chrysanthemum Seal''(2014)
30th Apr '14 10:03:39 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* JerkJock: Wulfhere is more athletic Bran and bullies to gratify his ego.

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* JerkJock: Wulfhere is more athletic than Bran and bullies to gratify his ego.



* TheThingThatGoesDoink: Subverted, as the shishi-odoshi is silent.

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* TheThingThatGoesDoink: Subverted, as the The shishi-odoshi is silent.
20th Aug '13 9:11:00 AM ChaoticNovelist
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A detailed and fast-paced historical fantasy based around the turbulent opening of Japan to the West in the middle of the 19th century. Being a FantasyCounterpartCulture, the names are different. Japan is "Yamato", China is "Qin", the British Empire is the Dracaland Empire and so on.

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A detailed and fast-paced historical fantasy based around the turbulent opening of Japan to the West in the middle of the 19th century. Being a FantasyCounterpartCulture, the names are different. Japan is "Yamato", China is "Qin", the British Empire is the Dracaland Empire and so on.



* AncientTomb.
* AnIcePerson: Sato.
* AnimalEyes: Edern who has cat-like eyes due to him being Fair Folk.

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* %%* AncientTomb.
* AnIcePerson: Sato.
Ice is Sato's speciality.
* AnimalEyes: Edern who has cat-like eyes due to him being Fair Folk.



** Bran's academy test
** Nagomi's first healing
** Nariakira ChessMaster manuvering
** etc
* EvilPlan: Averted. The closest thing the first book has to ' devious scheme plotted by a villain' is Dylan trying to replace his son's pet dragon with one more suitable for a professional dragon rider. This is something ''all'' dragon riders have to do eventually and all of Bran's generation has already done it.
** A Qin saboteur is hinting "a cause older than the rebels or the court".

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** Bran's academy test
test demonstrates his dragon flying ability.
** Nagomi's first healing
healing demonstrates her compassion and AllTheOtherReindeer nature.
** Nariakira Nariakira's ChessMaster manuvering
** etc
* EvilPlan: Averted.EvilPlan:
**Averted.
The closest thing the first book has to ' devious scheme plotted by a villain' is Dylan trying to replace his son's pet dragon with one more suitable for a professional dragon rider. This is something ''all'' dragon riders have to do eventually and all of Bran's generation has already done it.
** A Qin saboteur is hinting "a cause older than the rebels or the court".court" but he doesn't appear until midway and isn't seen again for the first book.



* GoodScarsEvilScars: Dylan has a scar running across his cheek and possibly more around his body.

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* GoodScarsEvilScars: Dylan Dylan, the story's functional hero, has a scar running across his cheek and possibly more around his body.



* HighAltitudeBattle: Bran fighting the {{Dracolich}}. All battles of the Royal Marines Dragon Corps.

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* HighAltitudeBattle: Bran HighAltitudeBattle:
**Bran
fighting the {{Dracolich}}. All {{Dracolich}}.
**All
battles of the Royal Marines Dragon Corps.



* ItRunsInTheFamily: For Bran's, it's wanderlust. For Sato's it's magical talent and getting in trouble with the capital.

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* ItRunsInTheFamily: For ItRunsInTheFamily:
**For
Bran's, it's wanderlust. For wanderlust.
**For
Sato's it's magical talent and getting in trouble with the capital.



* NotSoDifferent: Bran sees the Orient and especially Yamato as 'exotic' and wonderous etc while Sato holds the same wonder and awe of the world outside Yamato. For extra points, her fasincation is centered on a freshman textbook from Bran's country college; both of which he found to be stifling and boring.

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* NotSoDifferent: Bran sees the Orient and especially Yamato as 'exotic' and wonderous 'wonderous' etc while Sato holds the same wonder and awe of the world outside Yamato. For extra points, her fasincation is centered on a freshman textbook from Bran's country college; both of which he found to be stifling and boring.



* TheThingThatGoesDoink: Subverted, as the shishi-odoshi is actually silent.

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* TheThingThatGoesDoink: Subverted, as the shishi-odoshi is actually silent.
8th Dec '12 10:02:08 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* ElementalPowers: Its possible for anyone to learn them but every mage has to make due with a 'innate speciality' for one or another. Sato, for instance, is an Ice/water Innate. While she can cast fire magic too it is weaker, less versaile, and more exhausting.

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* ElementalPowers: Its It's possible for anyone to learn them but every mage has to make due with a 'innate speciality' for one or another. Sato, for instance, is an Ice/water Innate. While she can cast fire magic too it is weaker, less versaile, and more exhausting.



* JerkJock: Wulfhere.

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* JerkJock: Wulfhere.Wulfhere is more athletic Bran and bullies to gratify his ego.



* SupportingProtagonist: Bran is the one the story follows after the third chapter or so he's just watching his Dad be awesome.

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* SupportingProtagonist: Bran is the one the story follows but after the third chapter or so he's just watching his Dad be awesome.
3rd Dec '12 4:37:03 PM Oreochan
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* EyesOfGold: Played straight with several minor characters who may or may not have something in common.
10th Oct '12 9:43:07 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* SpoiledBrat: Keinosuke, who beacuse his dad's a samurai, thinks he's above everyone else and can order his teacher's head cut off despite the fact that she is also from a samurai lineage.

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* SpoiledBrat: Keinosuke, who beacuse because his dad's a samurai, thinks he's above everyone else and can order his teacher's head cut off despite the fact that she is also from a samurai lineage.
14th Sep '12 5:40:14 AM dsana
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# ''The Islands In the Mists''

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# ''The Islands In the Mists'' Mist''
13th Sep '12 6:07:59 AM dsana
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Two of four planned books have been published as of September 2012:

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[[AC: Two of four planned books have been published as of September 2012:2012:]]
13th Sep '12 6:06:42 AM dsana
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* AlternateHistory: Roman Empire was never vanquished.
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