History NinjaPirateZombieRobot / Literature

29th Apr '17 7:40:47 PM Xtifr
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* Elizabeth Bear's ''Edda of Burdens'' series: as of ''Book One: All The Windwracked Stars'', we have a post-apocalyptic steampunk valkyrie historian, a two-headed immortal flying cyborg warhorse, magico-genetically spliced catgirl police officers with the souls of dead angels, reincarnated rentboys with superstrength, and a few completely casual mentions of '''battle [[Creator/HPLovecraft shoggoths]]'''.

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* Elizabeth Bear's Creator/ElizabethBear's ''Edda of Burdens'' series: as of ''Book One: All book one, ''All The Windwracked Stars'', we have a post-apocalyptic steampunk valkyrie historian, a two-headed immortal flying cyborg warhorse, magico-genetically spliced catgirl police officers with the souls of dead angels, reincarnated rentboys with superstrength, and a few completely casual mentions of '''battle [[Creator/HPLovecraft shoggoths]]'''.
7th Mar '17 8:59:12 PM mlsmithca
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** And because this warrants reiteration: A BadassLongcoat-wearing, [[FirstPersonSmartass joke-cracking]] PrivateEye wizard '''riding a [[RaisingTheSteaks zombie]] ''[[TyrannosaurusRex Tyrannosaurus]] [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs rex]]'' [[ThePowerOfRock powered by polka]] into battle''' [[CoolVersusAwesome against]] a legion of ghosts and super-[[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies zombies]] controlled by {{Necromancer}} {{Evil Sorcerer}}s. [[SoCoolItsAwesome Thank you and good night]].

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** And because this warrants reiteration: A BadassLongcoat-wearing, [[FirstPersonSmartass joke-cracking]] PrivateEye wizard '''riding a [[RaisingTheSteaks zombie]] ''[[TyrannosaurusRex Tyrannosaurus]] [[EverythingsBetterWithDinosaurs rex]]'' [[ThePowerOfRock powered by polka]] into battle''' [[CoolVersusAwesome against]] a legion of ghosts and super-[[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies zombies]] controlled by {{Necromancer}} {{Evil Sorcerer}}s. [[SoCoolItsAwesome Thank you and good night]].night.
26th Feb '17 4:51:06 PM nombretomado
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** ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}'' is a book where a CowboyCop, a [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolf]], a man who's [[KingIncognito secretly a king]], a [[OurTrollsAreDifferent troll]], and a [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies zombie]] team up with Bedouin to stop a war in a plot borrowed from LawrenceOfArabia, but with more [[UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball football]]. Meanwhile, two TooDumbToFool other cops, a MagnificentBastard tyrant and an expy of Creator/LeonardoDaVinci are on a secret mission in a submarine. Oh, and there's [[Creator/HPLovecraft a city built by squid.]]

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** ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}'' is a book where a CowboyCop, a [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolf]], a man who's [[KingIncognito secretly a king]], a [[OurTrollsAreDifferent troll]], and a [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies zombie]] team up with Bedouin to stop a war in a plot borrowed from LawrenceOfArabia, ''Film/LawrenceOfArabia'', but with more [[UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball football]]. Meanwhile, two TooDumbToFool other cops, a MagnificentBastard tyrant and an expy of Creator/LeonardoDaVinci are on a secret mission in a submarine. Oh, and there's [[Creator/HPLovecraft a city built by squid.]]
9th Jan '17 5:29:35 PM nombretomado
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** ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}'' is a book where a CowboyCop, a [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolf]], a man who's [[KingIncognito secretly a king]], a [[OurTrollsAreDifferent troll]], and a [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies zombie]] team up with Bedouin to stop a war in a plot borrowed from LawrenceOfArabia, but with more [[UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball football]]. Meanwhile, two TooDumbToFool other cops, a MagnificentBastard tyrant and an expy of LeonardoDaVinci are on a secret mission in a submarine. Oh, and there's [[Creator/HPLovecraft a city built by squid.]]

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** ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}'' is a book where a CowboyCop, a [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolf]], a man who's [[KingIncognito secretly a king]], a [[OurTrollsAreDifferent troll]], and a [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies zombie]] team up with Bedouin to stop a war in a plot borrowed from LawrenceOfArabia, but with more [[UsefulNotes/AssociationFootball football]]. Meanwhile, two TooDumbToFool other cops, a MagnificentBastard tyrant and an expy of LeonardoDaVinci Creator/LeonardoDaVinci are on a secret mission in a submarine. Oh, and there's [[Creator/HPLovecraft a city built by squid.]]
9th Nov '16 1:31:24 PM nombretomado
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* ''CompleteWorldKnowledge''. Hoboes, presidents, mole-men, cane swords, ferrets, giant iguanas, druids, masturbation out a window, JonathanCoulton, zeppelins, Time Lords, a sequel to ''Literature/TheCatcherInTheRye'', samurai, thunderbirds... apparently the only thing that doesn't exist in John Hodgman's mind is [[spoiler: Chicago.]]

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* ''CompleteWorldKnowledge''. Hoboes, presidents, mole-men, cane swords, ferrets, giant iguanas, druids, masturbation out a window, JonathanCoulton, Music/JonathanCoulton, zeppelins, Time Lords, a sequel to ''Literature/TheCatcherInTheRye'', samurai, thunderbirds... apparently the only thing that doesn't exist in John Hodgman's mind is [[spoiler: Chicago.]]
9th Oct '16 6:12:17 AM erforce
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** Followed by ''Literature/SenseAndSensibilityAndSeaMonsters'', which features mutant lobsters, rampaging octopi, and pirates. And apparently [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean Davy Jones]].

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** Followed by ''Literature/SenseAndSensibilityAndSeaMonsters'', which features mutant lobsters, rampaging octopi, and pirates. And apparently [[PiratesOfTheCaribbean [[Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean Davy Jones]].



* ''{{Dinotopia}}'' gives us robot dinosaurs, a half-human half-ceratopsian god, and in one of its most popular spinoff novels, samurai ''Troödon''.

* Neal Stephenson's novel ''Snow Crash'' features as it's main character Hiro Protagonist, a ninja computer-hacker pizza delivery boy, who invented the Matrix.

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* ''{{Dinotopia}}'' ''Literature/{{Dinotopia}}'' gives us robot dinosaurs, a half-human half-ceratopsian god, and in one of its most popular spinoff novels, samurai ''Troödon''.

''Troödon''.
* Neal Stephenson's novel ''Snow Crash'' ''Literature/SnowCrash'' features as it's main character Hiro Protagonist, a ninja computer-hacker pizza delivery boy, who invented the Matrix.



* The first battle in the first ''KingdomKeepers'' book is against Audio-Animatronic PiratesOfTheCaribbean riding space cars that shoot FrickinLaserBeams.

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* The first battle in the first ''KingdomKeepers'' ''Literature/KingdomKeepers'' book is against Audio-Animatronic PiratesOfTheCaribbean Ride/PiratesOfTheCaribbean riding space cars that shoot FrickinLaserBeams.
27th Jul '16 6:03:53 PM nombretomado
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* SurfingSamuraiRobots is about an Alien that has a [[CyranoDeBergerac big nose]] and has come to [[EarthIsTheCenterOfTheUniverse Earth]] in order to be a [[PrivateDetective detective]]. Also, there are some [[SurferDude Surfing]] {{Samurai}} WesternAnimation/{{Robots}}, and [[spoiler:it turns out that the whole thing was set up by the FemmeFatale's dad, who is a lizard.]] Once again...

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* SurfingSamuraiRobots is about an Alien that has a [[CyranoDeBergerac [[Theatre/CyranoDeBergerac big nose]] and has come to [[EarthIsTheCenterOfTheUniverse Earth]] in order to be a [[PrivateDetective detective]]. Also, there are some [[SurferDude Surfing]] {{Samurai}} WesternAnimation/{{Robots}}, and [[spoiler:it turns out that the whole thing was set up by the FemmeFatale's dad, who is a lizard.]] Once again...
23rd Jul '16 2:54:19 PM nombretomado
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* ''[[CaptainUnderpants The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen From The Future]]''. ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.

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* ''[[CaptainUnderpants ''[[Literature/CaptainUnderpants The Adventures of Ook and Gluk, Kung-Fu Cavemen From The Future]]''. ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin.
15th Jul '16 11:43:31 AM Nazetrime
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* In the FictionalVideoGame in which ''Literature/{{Noob}}'' is set, undergoing a BioAugmentation process basically means becoming a super-MagicallyIneptFighter in world where everyone is born with a potential to do magic. In the fourth novel, it turns out that someone with a natural magical MasterOfAll ability got BioAugmentation. Instead of getting completely cut off from the magic system, he got demoted to a magical JackOfAllTrades while getting the perks from the procedure.

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* In the FictionalVideoGame in which ''Literature/{{Noob}}'' is set, undergoing a BioAugmentation process basically means becoming a super-MagicallyIneptFighter in a world where everyone is born with a potential to do magic. In the fourth novel, it turns out that someone with a natural magical MasterOfAll ability got BioAugmentation. Instead of getting completely cut off from the magic system, he got demoted to a magical JackOfAllTrades while getting the perks from the procedure.
26th Jun '16 9:19:36 PM nombretomado
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** In SkinGame, Waldo Butters [[spoiler: becomes a Batman Jedi Knight of the Cross.]]

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** In SkinGame, ''Literature/SkinGame'', Waldo Butters [[spoiler: becomes a Batman Jedi Knight of the Cross.]]
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