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10th Aug '16 9:07:20 PM nombretomado
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* This appears in the ''{{Deryni}}'' works, and King Kelson Haldane in particular holds that his arcane powers, which he distinguishes from those of [[PsychicPowers Deryni]] in general, are a manifestation of divine favour, signifying his right to rule. He says as much during an archiepiscopal tribunal investigating Duncan [=McLain's=] marriage:

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* This appears in the ''{{Deryni}}'' ''Literature/{{Deryni}}'' works, and King Kelson Haldane in particular holds that his arcane powers, which he distinguishes from those of [[PsychicPowers Deryni]] in general, are a manifestation of divine favour, signifying his right to rule. He says as much during an archiepiscopal tribunal investigating Duncan [=McLain's=] marriage:
8th Aug '16 6:21:24 PM jormis29
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* In ''{{Exalted}}'', the Scarlet Dynasty, the ruling class of [[TheEmpire the Realm]] is composed largely of the [[ElementalPowers Terrestrial Exalted]].

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* In ''{{Exalted}}'', ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'', the Scarlet Dynasty, the ruling class of [[TheEmpire the Realm]] is composed largely of the [[ElementalPowers Terrestrial Exalted]].



* WarhammerFantasy's many supernatural creatures provide a number of examples:

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* WarhammerFantasy's ''TabletopGame/WarhammerFantasy'''s many supernatural creatures provide a number of examples:
4th Aug '16 1:33:40 PM Morgenthaler
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VampiresAreRich is a SisterTrope (if not a subtrope).

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VampiresAreRich is a SisterTrope (if not a subtrope).
subtrope). See also SuperSupremacist, who believes their supernatural powers give them the right to rule over {{Muggles}}.
30th Jul '16 12:24:59 PM nombretomado
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* In MarionZimmerBradley's ''{{Darkover}}'' series the Comyn are seen as this. The mythical origin is that they have divine ancestry. But in reality they are HalfHumanHybrid descendants of humans and a race of SpaceElves with PsychicPowers.

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* In MarionZimmerBradley's ''{{Darkover}}'' Creator/MarionZimmerBradley's ''Literature/{{Darkover}}'' series the Comyn are seen as this. The mythical origin is that they have divine ancestry. But in reality they are HalfHumanHybrid descendants of humans and a race of SpaceElves with PsychicPowers.
7th Jul '16 10:36:16 PM fdsa1234567890
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* The Empire from ''Franchise/StarWars'' is led by the Sith, wielders of the dark side of the Force who possess powers that are magical in everything but name. The ability to wield the Force is innate - an average person cannot be trained in it. The Republic (both old and new) and the Rebel Alliance likewise have the Jedi, wielders of the light side of the Force. The Jedi do not lead the Republic, but they act as its elite warriors, even replacing the regular army by the time the prequels start.

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* The Empire from ''Franchise/StarWars'' is led by the Sith, wielders of the dark side of the Force who possess powers that are magical in everything but name. The ability to wield the Force is innate - an average person cannot be trained in it. The Republic (both old and new) and the Rebel Alliance likewise have the Jedi, wielders of the light side of the Force. The Jedi do not lead serve rather than leading the Republic, but they act as its diplomats and elite warriors, having the authority to negotiate peace over a trade dispute and even replacing the regular army by the time the prequels start.start.
26th Jun '16 7:54:33 PM nombretomado
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* The Red and White Courts of vampires in ''TheDresdenFiles'' both appear to operate on an aristocracy-based system, particularly the Red, and the two [[TheFairFolk Faerie]] Courts have monarchies and nobles.

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* The Red and White Courts of vampires in ''TheDresdenFiles'' ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' both appear to operate on an aristocracy-based system, particularly the Red, and the two [[TheFairFolk Faerie]] Courts have monarchies and nobles.
4th Jun '16 9:59:30 PM nombretomado
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* In the obscure PS2-game ''[[{{Deception}} Kagero: Deception 2]]'', humans are basically second-class to a nobility consisting of 'Timenoids' - blue-skinned immortals. As the player, you are initially a slave to the Timenoids, but eventually, you must decide whether to help them brutally suppress an emerging human uprising, help LaResistance destroy the Timenoid elite, or just KillEmAll.

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* In the obscure PS2-game [=PS2=]-game ''[[{{Deception}} Kagero: Deception 2]]'', humans are basically second-class to a nobility consisting of 'Timenoids' - blue-skinned immortals. As the player, you are initially a slave to the Timenoids, but eventually, you must decide whether to help them brutally suppress an emerging human uprising, help LaResistance destroy the Timenoid elite, or just KillEmAll.
25th Mar '16 6:17:01 PM Doug86
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* All European royals and nobles in Neil Gaiman's short story ''AStudyInEmerald'' (an IntercontinuityCrossover between SherlockHolmes and the CthulhuMythos) literally have [[AlienBlood blue blood]]. They're all either {{Eldritch Abomination}}s or the [[HalfHumanHybrid half-human]] [[HumanoidAbomination progeny]] of {{Eldritch Abomination}}s.

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* All European royals and nobles in Neil Gaiman's short story ''AStudyInEmerald'' ''Literature/AStudyInEmerald'' (an IntercontinuityCrossover between SherlockHolmes and the CthulhuMythos) literally have [[AlienBlood blue blood]]. They're all either {{Eldritch Abomination}}s or the [[HalfHumanHybrid half-human]] [[HumanoidAbomination progeny]] of {{Eldritch Abomination}}s.
10th Mar '16 8:40:49 PM TheNerevarine
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* The Brotherhood from ''Film/PerfectCreature'' is [[OneGenderRace an all-male]] [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampire]] [[TheChurch theocratic elite]] who are nominally [[ProHumanTranshuman sworn to serve and teach mankind as their protectors]], but in practice they run the government and enact laws, namely banning any genetic research that could turn humans against them.
26th Aug '15 10:32:54 AM Praenomen
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* [[Creator/{{Nippon Ichi}} Nippon Ichi]] games have this to varying degrees in their games. [[VideoGame/DisgaeaHourOfDarkness Laharl]] is a prince, generally respected within his castle. [[VideoGame/MakaiKingdom Zetta]], who has to regain the kingdom he accidentally destroyed, earns varying levels of respect and obedience from his vassals. He gets none from the vegetables, who [[Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail thought they were an autonomous collective]].

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* [[Creator/{{Nippon Ichi}} Nippon Ichi]] Creator/NipponIchi games have this to varying degrees in their games. [[VideoGame/DisgaeaHourOfDarkness Laharl]] is a prince, generally respected within his castle. [[VideoGame/MakaiKingdom Zetta]], who has to regain the kingdom he accidentally destroyed, earns varying levels of respect and obedience from his vassals. He gets none from the vegetables, who [[Film/MontyPythonAndTheHolyGrail thought they were an autonomous collective]].
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