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30th Dec '15 10:47:46 PM jormis29
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* SprintShoes: Addie's Seven League Boots, which go seven leagues whenever the wearer raises a foot.

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* SprintShoes: Addie's Seven League Boots, SevenLeagueBoots, which go seven leagues whenever the wearer raises a foot.
15th Sep '15 5:15:26 AM Morgenthaler
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->''"[[ArcWords Step follows step.\\
Hope follows courage.]]\\

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->''"[[ArcWords Step ->''"Step follows step.\\
Hope follows courage.]]\\\\
6th May '15 8:37:12 PM HeroGal2347
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* TakingYouWithMe: The dragon Yune, toward humanity in general.

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* TakingYouWithMe: The dragon Yune, toward humanity in general. [[spoiler: The Gray Death was her DyingCurse.]]


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* TreacherousSpiritChase: Spectres are fond of appearing in friendly shapes to lure victims to their doom.
10th Jan '15 8:30:24 PM HeroGal2347
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* DiedInYourArmsTonight: The final story of ''Drualt'' tells how the hero's LoveInterest, Freya, was mortally wounded by gryphons. Drualt fought them off, but was only able to hold her as she died.



* ScarsAreCool: InUniverse, Rhys wants the fairies to let him keep a scar incurred in the final battle because he thinks it makes him look "dashing."



* ShipTease: Between Addie and Rhys and Meryl and [[spoiler: Drualt.]]

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* ShipTease: Between ShipTease:
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Addie and develops a crush on Rhys. Rhys worries about her on the quest and [[FlightOfRomance carries her out of Mulee Forest.]] [[OfficialCouple They get married at the end.]]
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Meryl and [[spoiler: Drualt.]]Drualt]] receives a minor tease when Meryl calls him by a nickname and brushes petals out of his hair and he calls her his "dear Meryl", minutes after mentioning his lost love.
6th Jan '15 5:40:56 PM eroock
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* ScheherazadeGambit: Addie knows that dragons are lonely, so when Vollys captures her, she spends her time embroidering flattering pictures of the dragon, and befriending her. It's revealed that Vollys deliberately invokes this, kidnapping a person to ease her loneliness, and enjoying their company until she inevitably grows bored with them and kills them.

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* ScheherazadeGambit: ScheherezadeGambit: Addie knows that dragons are lonely, so when Vollys captures her, she spends her time embroidering flattering pictures of the dragon, and befriending her. It's revealed that Vollys deliberately invokes this, kidnapping a person to ease her loneliness, and enjoying their company until she inevitably grows bored with them and kills them.
25th Nov '14 7:24:53 PM HeroGal2347
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* SprintShoes: Addie's Seven League Boots.

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* SpontaneousGeneration: Sorcerers are born when lightning strikes marble.
* SprintShoes: Addie's Seven League Boots.Boots, which go seven leagues whenever the wearer raises a foot.
23rd Oct '14 10:26:55 PM HeroGal2347
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* FindTheCure: The whole point of the book, with the added twist that Addie's not sure if the cure's even real[[spoiler: and when they do find it, it's too late for Meryl, who has to have an Emergency Transformation. Also played with, in that while the cure that Addie ultimately found would have worked just fine, she also inadvertantly found the "real" cure, which everyone in the kingdom had been searching for by being a "coward who found courage", Addie caused rain to fall all over the land. The rain came from the home of the fairies and cured everyone of the disease.]]



* ReminiscingAboutYourVictims: Vollys fondly recalls her previous "guests".

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* ReminiscingAboutYourVictims: The dragon Vollys fondly recalls treats her prisoners as "guests" before eating them, letting them live longer with a system of giving and taking away pieces of treasure from her hoard for entertaining her. She reminisces about several of her previous "guests".victims fondly, talking about them like they were old friends and mourning the fact that she got bored and killed them. [[spoiler: In return, the protagonist Addie later regrets having to kill her to escape.]]


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* VasquezAlwaysDies: Tomboyish older sister Meryl is the one who becomes ill with the Gray Death, while delicate younger sister Addie survives and must carry on Meryl's mission. [[spoiler: Meryl doesn't die, but she becomes a fairy and can't return to her old life.]]
23rd Oct '14 10:19:31 PM HeroGal2347
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* BattleCouple: Rhys and Addie towards the end. They declare their love for one another just before the final battle takes place.


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* DisappearedDad: the king (the father of the titular princesses) is a distant, negligent man. While not bad ''per se'', he never takes action until he's spent a ridiculous amount of time consulting a book of proverbs he carts around. When his oldest daughter comes down with a deadly disease, he vows to go out and find a cure...after having a leisurely breakfast and spending several days consulting his book. [[spoiler: He ends up not even attending his younger daughter's wedding, because he thinks the proverbs advise against it!]]
23rd Oct '14 9:53:08 PM HeroGal2347
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* LivingEmotionalCrutch: Addie is easily frightened and depends on Meryl to protect and calm her. She grows out of it when she has to save Meryl from the Gray Death.


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* MissingMom: Addie and Meryl's mother died of the Gray Death when they were very young.
23rd Oct '14 9:51:05 PM HeroGal2347
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* BondVillainStupidity: Vollys notes that her mother could have killed Drualt many times, but she was after revenge, not outright death.

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* BondVillainStupidity: Vollys notes that her mother could have killed Drualt many times, but she was after revenge, not outright death. death.
* DeathByGluttony: A flock of gryphons eat themselves to death at Addie's magically refilling tablecloth.


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* InterspeciesRomance:
** Rhys says midway through the book that his teacher Orne was married to a human and that it's common among "the best sorcerers" to have a non-sorcerer mate. [[spoiler: That Rhys was a spectre and was lying.]]
** Addie and Rhys fall in love.
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