History Literature / WindOnFire

28th Mar '16 6:37:38 AM Ciara25
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* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: Subverted in ''Slaves Of The Mastery''.

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* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: Subverted in ''Slaves Of The Mastery''.Mastery;'' [[spoiler: when Sissi rejects Zohon, he slashes both her cheeks, saying "I kill your beauty!"]]



* CrapsackWorld: By the time of ''Firesong'' the world is falling apart, indeed a fair amount of it seems to be literally burning thanks to wars and bandits.

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* CrapsackWorld: By the time of ''Firesong'' the world is falling apart, indeed a apart. A fair amount of it seems to be literally burning thanks to wars and bandits.



* DecadeDissonance: The world appears to be quite out of whack technologically. Aramanth is implied to be rather technolgically advanced in ''The Wind Singer'', as does the Mastery in ''Slaves of the Mastery'', yet the primary mode of transportation seems to be horse and carriage, with civilizations becoming ever-more ramschackle and sparse the farther out from Aramanth you go.

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* DecadeDissonance: The world appears to be quite out of whack technologically. Aramanth is implied to be rather technolgically technologically advanced in ''The Wind Singer'', as does the Mastery in ''Slaves of the Mastery'', yet the primary mode of transportation seems to be horse and carriage, with civilizations becoming ever-more ramschackle and sparse the farther out from Aramanth you go.
12th Dec '15 3:09:36 PM TastySauce
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* TheMigration: in ''Firesong'' the Manth, their old home destroyed, travel across the continent to seek a prophesied homeland.
* TookALevelInBadass: Just about all the main characters over the trilogy, some combat based and others gaining wisdom and maturity. Munpo and Sisi probably have the greatest.
* RedemptionEqualsDeath: Rufy Blesh
* [[VoiceOfTheLegion Eyes of the Legion]]: When Bowman destroys the Master he uses the power of The Morah, which is portrayed by hundreds of eyes being visible within his own.

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* TheMigration: in In ''Firesong'' a group of the Manth, their old home destroyed, travel across the continent to seek a prophesied homeland.
* TookALevelInBadass: Just about all the main characters over the trilogy, some combat based and others gaining wisdom and maturity. Munpo Mumpo and Sisi probably have the greatest.
* RedemptionEqualsDeath: Rufy Blesh
[[spoiler:Rufy Blesh]]
* [[VoiceOfTheLegion Eyes of the Legion]]: VoiceOfTheLegion: When Bowman destroys the Master he uses the power of The Morah, which is portrayed by hundreds of eyes being visible within his own.
12th Dec '15 2:55:44 PM TastySauce
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A modern(ish) fantasy series by William Nicholson, describing the lives of the Hath family and their quest to find the homeland. The trilogy of books are as follows:

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A modern(ish) fantasy series by William Nicholson, describing the lives of the Hath family and their quest to find the their people's prophesied homeland. The trilogy of books are as follows:
12th Dec '15 2:54:28 PM TastySauce
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''Slaves of the Mastery'' is set a short time later, where Aramanth is no longer ruled by exams. However, the raiders of an empire called the Mastery destroy it and takes all the citizens of Aramanth as slaves. Kestrel is split up, and meets the representatives of a different kingdom, who are heading to the Mastery to marry their princess daughter to their prince son. Eventually, the Mastery is overthrown and the citizens begin to search for their homeland.

''Firesong'' is about their journey to their homeland. And without giving away everything, we can say very little else.

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''Slaves of the Mastery'' is set a short time opens five years later, where Aramanth is no longer ruled by exams. However, the raiders of an empire called the Mastery destroy it the weakened city and takes take all the citizens of Aramanth as slaves. Kestrel is split up, left behind, and meets the representatives of a different kingdom, who are heading to the Mastery to marry offer their princess daughter in marriage. Bowman starts to their prince son. Eventually, the Mastery is overthrown awaken new powers, and the citizens begin to search for their homeland.

twins each plot the downfall of the enemy empire.

''Firesong'' is about their follows the Manth people's journey to their homeland.homeland after the Mastery is overthrown. And without giving away everything, we can say very little else.
12th Dec '15 2:39:16 PM TastySauce
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The first book is set in the city of Aramanth, where hierarchy is decided solely on exam results for the age of 2 onwards. Kestrel and Bowman Hath, after being prosecuted by the head examiner, decide to find the key to the Wind Singer,a device in the centre of Aramanth which once made people happy. However, it was stolen and the city fell into depression.

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The first book is set in the walled city of Aramanth, where hierarchy is decided solely on exam results for from the age of 2 onwards. two. Twins Kestrel and Bowman Hath, after being prosecuted by the head examiner, decide to find the key to voice of the Wind Singer,a Singer, a mysterious ancient device in the centre of Aramanth which once made people happy. However, it was stolen by an evil force called the Morah, and the city fell into depression.
its current state of harsh meritocracy.
12th Dec '15 2:24:11 PM TastySauce
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Modern(ish) fantasy series by William Nicholson, describing the lives of the Hath family and their quest to find the homeland. Consists of three books;

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Modern(ish) A modern(ish) fantasy series by William Nicholson, describing the lives of the Hath family and their quest to find the homeland. Consists The trilogy of three books;
books are as follows:
4th Feb '15 11:42:30 AM XFllo
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* SpoiledSweet: Despite the occasional threat of [[{{CutHisHeartOutWithASpoon}} ordering someone's eyes to be gouged out]], Sisi is generally a sweet-natured, loving girl.
7th Sep '14 5:11:37 AM LentilSandEater
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* CrapsackWorld: By the time of ''Firesong'' the world is falling apart, indeed a fair amount of it seems to be literally burning thanks to wars and bandits.
7th Sep '14 5:06:49 AM LentilSandEater
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* VoiceOfTheLegion Eyes of the Legion]]: When Bowman destroys the Master he uses the power of The Morah, which is portrayed by hundreds of eyes being visible within his own.

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* VoiceOfTheLegion [[VoiceOfTheLegion Eyes of the Legion]]: When Bowman destroys the Master he uses the power of The Morah, which is portrayed by hundreds of eyes being visible within his own.
7th Sep '14 5:06:34 AM LentilSandEater
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* VoiceOfTheLegion Eyes of the Legion]]: When Bowman destroys the Master he uses the power of The Morah, which is portrayed by hundreds of eyes being visible within his own.
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