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26th Apr '16 11:29:55 AM Theriocephalus
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* ShoutOut: The card [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=383179 Aggressive Mining]] was made by Markus Persson the creator of ''VideoGame/Minecraft'' so the card shows a very cubical and blocky mine.
** The story "Sacrifice" is about The Gitrog Monster, a giant, evil frog. Said frog [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} hypnotizes people with its pulsating black eyes that play a horrible droning noise.]]

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* ShoutOut: The card [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=383179 Aggressive Mining]] was made by Markus Persson Persson, the creator of ''VideoGame/Minecraft'' ''VideoGame/{{Minecraft}}'', so the card shows a very cubical and blocky mine.
** The story "Sacrifice" is about The the Gitrog Monster, a giant, evil frog. Said frog [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} hypnotizes people with its pulsating black eyes that play a horrible droning noise.]]
4th Apr '16 11:19:24 PM harharhar
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* HappyEndingOverride: Happens several times in different planes:
** In the first ''Mirrodin'' block, Glissa and her team stops the tyrannical Memnarch and his devious machinations over Mirrodin. Come ''Scars Of Mirrodin'' block, turns out that Memnarch had also been suppressing New Phyrexia's influence in Mirrodin, and with him gone, Mirrodin became New Phyrexia.
** In the first ''Innistrad'' block, humanity is under threat of extinction due to its guardian angel Avacyn gone missing, and all is well once she's freed. Come ''Shadows Over Innistrad'', not only the forces of darkness returns to threaten humanity once more, even the angels go crazy and start slaughtering the humans they are supposed to protect.
4th Apr '16 3:36:58 AM Zennistrad
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*** And it gets even ''[[UpToEleven worse]]'' in ''Shadows Over Innistrad'' when Avacyn [[AxeCrazy goes mad]] and turns against humankind.

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*** And it gets even ''[[UpToEleven worse]]'' in ''Shadows Over Innistrad'' when [[spoiler: Avacyn [[AxeCrazy goes mad]] and turns against humankind.]]
4th Apr '16 3:35:50 AM Zennistrad
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*** And it gets even ''[[UpToEleven worse]]'' in ''Shadows Over Innistrad'' when Avacyn [[AxeCrazy goes mad]] and turns against humankind.
3rd Apr '16 12:18:33 AM PeppermintTwist
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* BigBeautifulWoman: [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=193629 Deathless Angel]] is noticibly chubby, but, being an angel, is still portrayed as quite lovely.
2nd Apr '16 5:08:01 PM PeppermintTwist
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** ''Theros''' included a card name [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Loyal Pegasus.]] Well, Wizards ''is'' owned by Hasbro...
25th Mar '16 1:03:56 AM PeppermintTwist
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** The story "Sacrifice" is about The Gitrog Monster, a giant, evil frog. Said frog [[WesternAnimation/Futurama hypnotizes people with its pulsating black eyes that play a horrible droning noise.]]

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** The story "Sacrifice" is about The Gitrog Monster, a giant, evil frog. Said frog [[WesternAnimation/Futurama [[WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}} hypnotizes people with its pulsating black eyes that play a horrible droning noise.]]
25th Mar '16 1:02:34 AM PeppermintTwist
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** The story "Sacrifice" is about The Gitrog Monster, a giant, evil frog. Said frog [[WesternAnimation/Futurama hypnotizes people with its pulsating black eyes that play a horrible droning noise.]]
23rd Mar '16 3:55:29 PM Sondst79
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** The Eldrazi suck the life and mana out of everything they touch, leaving only

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** The Eldrazi suck the life and mana out of everything they touch, leaving only Wastes behind them.
23rd Mar '16 3:54:51 PM Sondst79
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* BackFromTheBrink: Humanity in Innistrad was on the verge of extinction after years of Avacyn's absence, with towns being destroyed by undead, werewolf packs, and worse, with humanity desperately struggling against the dark. Once Avacyn was released from the Helvault, she joins them in a war to take back what was lost.

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* BackFromTheBrink: Humanity in Innistrad was on the verge of extinction after years of Avacyn's absence, with towns being destroyed by undead, werewolf packs, and worse, with humanity desperately struggling against the dark. Once Avacyn was released from the Helvault, she joins them in a war to take back what was lost. [[spoiler: However, with the introduction of ''Shadows over Innistrad'', the humans now have to contend with [[http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/magic-story/gaze-blank-and-pitiless-2016-03-09 Avacyn]] ''herself'']].



** The main plot point with the set titled [[http://magic.wizards.com/en/articles/archive/news/announcing-eldritch-moon-2016-02-08 Eldritch Moon]], again based in Innistrad.



** The introduction of the ''Shadows Over Innistrad'' block leaves us with [[spoiler: Avacyn and most of her army of angels becoming corrupted and launching an inquisition to "purify" the world through wrecking havoc and burning and killing the humans they were supposed to protect and serve]].



* CorruptChurch: The Orzhov guild.

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* CorruptChurch: CorruptChurch:
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The Orzhov guild.guild.
** The [[spoiler: [[http://mtgsalvation.gamepedia.com/Church_of_Avacyn Church of Avacyn]]]] as of ''Shadows Over Innistrad''.



* EnemyToAllLivingThings: [[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=106427 Phage the Untouchable]]. And we do mean ''all''. Any organic material she touches instantly rots away, save for silk. She wears only silk clothing and sleeps on a bed of stone.

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* EnemyToAllLivingThings: EnemyToAllLivingThings:
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[[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=106427 Phage the Untouchable]]. And we do mean ''all''. Any organic material she touches instantly rots away, save for silk. She wears only silk clothing and sleeps on a bed of stone.stone.
** The Eldrazi suck the life and mana out of everything they touch, leaving only
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