History Literature / WitchWorld

13th Apr '17 8:06:35 PM pokedude10
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* PrefersTheIllusion: In a short story, the protagonist, severely disfigured and disabled by a magical accident, chooses to live in a permanent dream and forget his harsh reality.
15th Jan '17 6:23:30 AM cordychase
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* MoreThanMindControl: The second way the Kolder have of controlling people--unlike the mindless drones. They do it to [[spoiler: Fulk and Aldis, and try to do it to Simon, but Jaelithe jailbreaks him.]] When they've captured Simon, a Kolder agent tries to convince him to accept it fully, saying that he is a man of "civilization" (ie, advanced technology, like theirs) and they'd treat him well.

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* MoreThanMindControl: The second way the Kolder have of controlling people--unlike the mindless drones.drones, these people retain all their wits and simply ''really want'' to help the Kolder. They do it to [[spoiler: Fulk and Aldis, and try to do it to Simon, but Jaelithe jailbreaks him.]] When they've captured Simon, a Kolder agent tries to convince him to accept it fully, saying that he is a man of "civilization" (ie, advanced technology, like theirs) and they'd treat him well.
15th Jan '17 6:22:05 AM cordychase
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* ArrangedMarriage

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* ArrangedMarriageAttackAttackAttack: Kolder drones do this, due to being completely mindless. The first time he fights them, Simon is disturbed by the fact they apparently have no idea how to defend themselves.
* ArrangedMarriage: Common. In the first book, Loyse is ax-wedded (basically, a proxy wedding) to the Duke of Karsten for her wealth and relation to the old nobility. It takes her until the second book to actually meet him, since she flees Verlaine immediately after.



* MercyKill: Jaelithe says killing the Kolder drones is this, as a body being forced to live on with no soul is a FateWorseThanDeath.
* MoreThanMindControl: The second way the Kolder have of controlling people--unlike the mindless drones. They do it to [[spoiler: Fulk and Aldis, and try to do it to Simon, but Jaelithe jailbreaks him.]] When they've captured Simon, a Kolder agent tries to convince him to accept it fully, saying that he is a man of "civilization" (ie, advanced technology, like theirs) and they'd treat him well.



* WitchSpecies: The Old Race.

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* WitchSpecies: The Old Race. They have the Power, and they can't be taken over by the Kolder.
7th Oct '16 9:13:45 AM SorPepita
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* MamasBabyPapasMaybe : Invoked in the ''Jargoon Pard'' to explain how he can be his uncle's heir when his uncle has a son.

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* MamasBabyPapasMaybe : MamasBabyPapasMaybe: Invoked in the ''Jargoon Pard'' to explain how he can be his uncle's heir when his uncle has a son.



* TalkingInYourDreams: Hilarion first talks to Kaththea like this

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* TalkingInYourDreams: Hilarion first talks to Kaththea like thisthis.



* TheWildHunt: Those Who Hunt the Ridges
* WitchSpecies: The Old Race

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* TheWildHunt: Those Who Hunt the Ridges
Ridges.
* WitchSpecies: The Old RaceRace.
1st Jul '16 8:02:02 PM nombretomado
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Witch World is an early and influential HeroicFantasy setting, created by AndreNorton.

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Witch World is an early and influential HeroicFantasy setting, created by AndreNorton.
Creator/AndreNorton.
31st Mar '15 8:29:44 PM NOYB
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* GenderRestrictedAbility: The Witches are women and shocked by Simon. The Were-Riders are men.

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* GenderRestrictedAbility: The Witches are women and shocked by Simon.Simon having magic. The Were-Riders are men.



* WorldSundering: Twice, once in the backstory, to create the eastern mountain barrier of Estcarp, once in the third volume, to create a southern mountain barrier.

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* WorldSundering: Twice, Twice; once in the backstory, to create the eastern mountain barrier of Estcarp, once in the third volume, to create a southern mountain barrier.
26th Nov '13 3:29:52 AM Vandegraff1
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In the first volume, written in 1963, Simon Tregarth travels from America to Estcarp, on the Witch World, using the [[KingArthur Seige Perilous]], which sends people to the world that best fits them. There he discovers magic powers, and plays a leading role in a war against high-tech invaders from a third world.

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In the first volume, written in 1963, Simon Tregarth travels from America to Estcarp, on the Witch World, using the [[KingArthur Seige Siege Perilous]], which sends people to the world that best fits them. There he discovers magic powers, and plays a leading role in a war against high-tech invaders from a third world.
30th Aug '13 7:42:10 PM Goldfritha
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* CastsNoShadow: Gillian in ''Year Of the Unicorn'', after they cast the spell on her.
26th Jul '13 8:09:37 PM Goldfritha
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* BalanceBetweenGoodAndEvil
* CannotCrossRunningWater

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* BalanceBetweenGoodAndEvil
BalanceBetweenGoodAndEvil: Which is not ''maintained'' -- the Good characters are merely aware of it as a fact, that the battle will go on, though the Evil ones really think they can win.
* CannotCrossRunningWaterCannotCrossRunningWater: Many evils.



* DreamingOfTimesGoneBy
* DueToTheDead
* FireForgedFriends
* GenderRestrictedAbility
* HomeSweetHome

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* DreamingOfTimesGoneBy
DreamingOfTimesGoneBy: In ''Horn Crown'', how a character learns the past.
* DueToTheDead
DueToTheDead: Koris goes to bury his subordinates.
* FireForgedFriends
FireForgedFriends: Simon among the guardsmen.
* GenderRestrictedAbility
GenderRestrictedAbility: The Witches are women and shocked by Simon. The Were-Riders are men.
* HomeSweetHomeHomeSweetHome: Most characters crave a place to settle down.


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* TrueSight: Gillian uses moly to give herself this.
12th Jul '13 5:10:33 PM Goldfritha
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* PeopleOfHairColor

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* PeopleOfHairColorPeopleOfHairColor: The people all appear to be white and distinguish themselves by hair.



* TalkingInYourDreams

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* TalkingInYourDreamsTalkingInYourDreams: Hilarion first talks to Kaththea like this



* TheWildHunt

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* TheWildHuntWarRefugees: Gillian is one herself, among many.
* TheWildHunt: Those Who Hunt the Ridges
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