History Literature / TheWormOuroboros

11th Jun '16 11:08:09 PM LordGro
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* ForgottenFramingDevice: It begins with a man from Earth who dreams his way to Mercury, where the bulk of the novel takes place. No sooner does this dream-traveler get a peek at the royal court of Demonland than the author forgets all about him, focusing on the adventures and intrigues of its nobles.

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* ForgottenFramingDevice: It The novel begins with a man from Earth Earth, Lessingham, who dreams his way to Mercury, where the bulk of the novel takes place. No sooner does this dream-traveler get On Mercury, Lessingham can watch the locals but cannot be seen or interact with the environment. After observing a peek feast at the royal court of Demonland than in chapter I, at the author forgets all beginning of chapter II he finds himself transported to the Foliot Islands, where the wrestling match between Gorice and Goldry is about him, focusing on to take place, at which point he disappears from the narrative and is never mentioned again. The rest of the book is entirely about the adventures and intrigues of its nobles.the nobles of Mercury.
4th Jun '16 4:11:37 PM morenohijazo
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* ForgottenFramingDevice: It begins with a man from Earth who dreams his way to Mercury, where the bulk of the novel takes place. No sooner does this dream-traveler get a peek at the royal court of Demonland than the author forgets all about him, focusing on the adventures and intrigues of its nobles.
19th Apr '16 6:46:51 AM Tron80
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* AbortedArc: The story begins with the avatar of a man called Lessingham going to Mercury (note that this Mercury has no resemblance to the real-life planet), but this whole arc gets dropped after the first few chapters. Lessingham is never mentioned again.

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The story begins with the avatar of a man called Lessingham going to Mercury (note that this Mercury has no resemblance to the real-life planet), but this whole arc gets dropped after the first few chapters. Lessingham is never mentioned again.



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2nd Feb '16 3:27:16 PM margdean56
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* ReluctantWarrior: Lord Gro and the Red Foliot. They stick out because ''all'' the other characters are [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Proud Warrior Race Guys]]

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* ReluctantWarrior: Lord Gro and the Red Foliot.Ffoliot. They stick out because ''all'' the other characters are [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Proud Warrior Race Guys]]



* UndyingLoyalty: In the final battle for Carce, the Red Ffoliot turns up with three hundred men.
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: [[spoiler: Corinnius]] sets off the PoisonedChaliceSwitcheroo debacle by suggesting they all swap cups while toasting.

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* UndyingLoyalty: In the final battle for Carce, Carcë, the Red Ffoliot turns up with three hundred men.
* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: [[spoiler: Corinnius]] Corinius]] sets off the PoisonedChaliceSwitcheroo debacle by suggesting they all swap cups while toasting.
2nd Feb '16 3:10:08 PM margdean56
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* HumanAlien: If not for the narrator claiming the story occurs on Mercury, and that weird mention of the demon's horns, it would be easy to believe that the characters were simply humans of fictional ethnicities.

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* HumanAlien: If not for the narrator claiming the story occurs on Mercury, and that weird mention of the demon's Demons' horns, it would be easy to believe that the characters were simply humans of fictional ethnicities.
2nd Feb '16 2:59:30 PM margdean56
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* DumbassHasAPoint: [[spoiler: After the penultimate battle for Carce, Corsus counsels they surrender and trust the Demons to deal fairly--since they have no hope of further reinforcements and their numbers are too few to carry the fight further.]] This gets him thrown out of the council and reviled as a coward.

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* DumbassHasAPoint: [[spoiler: After the penultimate battle for Carce, Carcë, Corsus counsels they surrender and trust the Demons to deal fairly--since they have no hope of further reinforcements and their numbers are too few to carry the fight further.]] This gets him thrown out of the council and reviled as a coward.
2nd Feb '16 2:57:57 PM margdean56
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* DefiantToTheEnd: [[spoiler: Corinnius]] dies with a taunt and a sneer, refusing to drink the water that the Demons offer him.

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* DefiantToTheEnd: [[spoiler: Corinnius]] Corinius]] dies with a taunt and a sneer, refusing to drink the water that the Demons offer him.
2nd Feb '16 2:56:23 PM margdean56
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* CitadelCity: Carce, capital of Witchland is described as this.

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* CitadelCity: Carce, Carcë, capital of Witchland Witchland, is described as this.
2nd Feb '16 2:54:05 PM margdean56
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* BoisterousBruiser: Goldry Bluszco, Corinnius.

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* BoisterousBruiser: Goldry Bluszco, Corinnius.Corinius.
17th Aug '15 4:29:31 PM darkpast
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* BadassCape: Corund wears a great wolfskin cloak, adding to his image of barbaric might.


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** Corund himself has shades of this, too: he is crude and harsh, but generally honorable.
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