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22nd Jul '16 8:56:49 PM lrrose
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* NiceJobFixingItVillain: In Book 5, [[spoiler:Brian Westhouse and Helena Chang have all but won and activate the Engine and Eingana to remake the universe. But in doing so, they break down the barriers between reality and Storytime, allowing Zoë to use her Dreamer powers in Stark and save the universe.]]
11th Jul '16 8:14:04 PM NOYB
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* HereWeGoAgain: When Queenie asks Zoë to find and save Hannah, Zoë's diary makes a dry note on how the last time she was tasked with finding and rescuing a girl she didn't even know, [[SarcasmMode it ended very well for everyone involved and their friends/relatives]].

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* HereWeGoAgain: When Queenie asks Zoë to find and save Hannah, Hanna, Zoë's diary makes a dry note on how the last time she was tasked with finding and rescuing a girl she didn't even know, [[SarcasmMode it ended very well for everyone involved and their friends/relatives]].



* SequelHook: [[spoiler: Saga departing with Kian at the end, the fact that Hannah did not appear in the ending...]] Confirmed by Tørnquist that there will be a sequel done eventually.

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* SequelHook: [[spoiler: Saga departing with Kian at the end, the fact that Hannah Hanna did not appear in the ending...]] Confirmed by Tørnquist that there will be a sequel done eventually.



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler: Hannah is never seen again after book four, although she is still mentioned. Falk's survival will only be mentioned in an offhand comment.]]

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: [[spoiler: Hannah Hanna is never seen again after book four, although she is still mentioned. Falk's survival will only be mentioned in an offhand comment.]]
11th Jul '16 11:27:43 AM StFan
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* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The beginning of Book two has a puzzle that requires you to order some drawings in chronological order. Those drawings tell events from TheLongestJourney, which might be difficult if you haven't played it or don't remember it well. However, drawings placed in the correct spot stay there and cannot be removed, so it facilitates a lot if you end up having to go by trial and error.

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* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The beginning of Book two has a puzzle that requires you to order some drawings in chronological order. Those drawings tell events from TheLongestJourney, ''The Longest Journey'', which might be difficult if you haven't played it or don't remember it well. However, drawings placed in the correct spot stay there and cannot be removed, so it facilitates a lot if you end up having to go by trial and error.



* CerebusRetcon: Back in TheLongestJourney Roper Klacks was pretty much a comic relief, and his demise by ending up trapped in a calculator was PlayedForLaughs. Then comes Book 5 and we learn that thanks to this imprisonment, he got the inspiration to [[spoiler:build the Azadi engine, which performed calculations and is capable of eliminating magic, as well bringing TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt]].

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* CerebusRetcon: Back in TheLongestJourney ''The Longest Journey'' Roper Klacks was pretty much a comic relief, and his demise by ending up trapped in a calculator was PlayedForLaughs. Then comes Book 5 and we learn that thanks to this imprisonment, he got the inspiration to [[spoiler:build the Azadi engine, which performed calculations and is capable of eliminating magic, as well bringing TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt]].



* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Saga]], the secret third playable character. Not only for Dreamfall Chapters, but also for the whole series. [[spoiler:Saga]] saves the other two playable characters, and is revealed to be [[spoiler:Lady Alvane, the misterious old lady who narrated the events of TheLongestJourney]]. Additionally, [[spoiler:Saga]] is hinted during Book 1 to also be [[spoiler:a reborn April Ryan]].

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* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Saga]], the secret third playable character. Not only for Dreamfall Chapters, but also for the whole series. [[spoiler:Saga]] saves the other two playable characters, and is revealed to be [[spoiler:Lady Alvane, the misterious old lady who narrated the events of TheLongestJourney]].''The Longest Journey'']]. Additionally, [[spoiler:Saga]] is hinted during Book 1 to also be [[spoiler:a reborn April Ryan]].



* WhereItAllBegan: Happens to the whole saga at the end of Dreamfall Chapters. [[spoiler:TheLongestJourney, the first game of the Saga, begins at the House of All Worlds with Lady Alvane telling April Ryan's story. Dreamfall Chapters ends at this same place with Lady Alvane, who is revealed to be old Saga, meeting April Ryan from the past. Bonus points that back in TheLongestJourney Lady Alvane did mention that the story ends where it begins.]]

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* WhereItAllBegan: Happens to the whole saga at the end of Dreamfall Chapters. [[spoiler:TheLongestJourney, [[spoiler:''The Longest Journey'', the first game of the Saga, begins at the House of All Worlds with Lady Alvane telling April Ryan's story. Dreamfall Chapters ends at this same place with Lady Alvane, who is revealed to be old Saga, meeting April Ryan from the past. Bonus points that back in TheLongestJourney ''The Longest Journey'' Lady Alvane did mention that the story ends where it begins.]]
10th Jul '16 10:27:04 PM NOYB
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* MadScientist: The Sister in charge of the Azadi concentration camp for magicals. [[spoiler:She's experimenting on them to create a disease which will kill all magicals. Mother Utana is revealed to be in charge of the whole thing in Book 5.]]

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* MadScientist: The Sister in charge of the Azadi concentration camp for magicals. [[spoiler:She's experimenting on them to create a disease which that will kill all magicals. Mother Utana is revealed to be in charge of the whole thing in Book 5.]]



* SyntheticPlague: In Book Four, it's revealed that [[spoiler:the Azadi are working on a plague which will target any creature touched by magic. The plague that killed half the Dolmari was the prototype. The one they have running now will reliably kill children of any magical species]].

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* SyntheticPlague: In Book Four, it's revealed that [[spoiler:the Azadi are working on a plague which that will target any creature touched by magic. The plague that killed half the Dolmari was the prototype. The one they have running now will reliably kill children of any magical species]].
4th Jul '16 10:24:08 AM lrrose
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* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The begining of Book two has a puzzle that requires you to order some drawings in chronological order. Those drawings tell events from TheLongestJourney, which might be difficult if you haven't played it or don't remember it well. However, drawings placed in the correct spot stay there and cannot be removed, so it facilitates a lot if you end up having to go by trial and error.

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* AmbiguousSituation:
** [[spoiler:Kian apparently overthrows Mother Utana and her masked council when he becomes the Bloodless King, but Utana's final fate is not revealed.]]
** [[spoiler:According to Gabriel, after Zoë took the Undreaming from Westhouse, there was a bright flash of light and Westhouse and Helena Chang vanished. Their final fates are never revealed, although Gabriel notes that if Helena survived, she's probably in hiding on account of being the most wanted woman in the world.]]
* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The begining beginning of Book two has a puzzle that requires you to order some drawings in chronological order. Those drawings tell events from TheLongestJourney, which might be difficult if you haven't played it or don't remember it well. However, drawings placed in the correct spot stay there and cannot be removed, so it facilitates a lot if you end up having to go by trial and error.



* ChekhovsGun: Remember that gun Commander Vamon was carrying throughout ''Dreamfall'' but never got to use? Well, he shoots Kian with it the second time we see him in this game.

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* ChekhovsGun: ChekhovsGun:
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Remember that gun Commander Vamon was carrying throughout ''Dreamfall'' but never got to use? Well, he shoots Kian with it the second time we see him in this game.game.
** The Silver Spear of Gorimon was first mentioned in a legend in ''The Longest Journey''. The Spear finally makes an appearance as [[spoiler:the Prophet's staff. Kian uses it to kill Klacks and free the Undreaming.]]



* KarmaHoudini:
** [[spoiler: Utana. She reveals herself to be a BitchInSheepsClothing and genocidal against the magicals. Unlike Sahya and Vamon, her fate is not explicitly revealed. Although we do know that Kian becomes King in Sadir.]]
** [[spoiler: Helena Chang and possibly Westhouse. Helena's death is never confirmed, although Gabriel mentions many people want her dead. Westhouse loses the power of the Undreaming, but it's not expressly clear what becomes of him.]]
30th Jun '16 9:27:22 PM Sunwalker
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* MadScientist: The Sister in charge of the Azadi concentration camp for magicals. [[spoiler:She's experimenting on them to create a disease which will kill all magicals. Mother Utana is revealed to be in chare of the whole thing in Book 5.]]

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* MadScientist: The Sister in charge of the Azadi concentration camp for magicals. [[spoiler:She's experimenting on them to create a disease which will kill all magicals. Mother Utana is revealed to be in chare charge of the whole thing in Book 5.]]



*** Kian mentions that they are, for all their [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything religious and racist tendencies]], are more tolerant of homosexuality.

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*** Kian mentions that they are, for all their [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything religious and racist tendencies]], are more tolerant of homosexuality.
30th Jun '16 8:55:25 PM Sunwalker
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* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Saga]], the secret third playable character. Not only for Dreamfall Chapters, but also for the whole series. [[spoiler:Saga]] saves the other two playable characters, and is revealed to be [[spoiler:Lady Alvane, the misterious old lady who narrated the events of TheLongestJourney]]. However, [[spoiler:Saga]] is hinted during Book 1 to also be [[spoiler:a reborn April Ryan]].

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* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Saga]], the secret third playable character. Not only for Dreamfall Chapters, but also for the whole series. [[spoiler:Saga]] saves the other two playable characters, and is revealed to be [[spoiler:Lady Alvane, the misterious old lady who narrated the events of TheLongestJourney]]. However, Additionally, [[spoiler:Saga]] is hinted during Book 1 to also be [[spoiler:a reborn April Ryan]].
30th Jun '16 3:19:07 PM Sunwalker
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* BecauseDestinySaysSo: The reason [[spoiler:Saga]] does the things in the way she does. In her own words, the story has already been written and it has to happens this way.

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* BecauseDestinySaysSo: The reason [[spoiler:Saga]] does the things in the way she does. In her own words, the story has already been written and it has to happens happen this way.



* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Saga]], the secret third playable character. Not only for Dreamfall Chapters, but also for the whole series. [[spoiler:Saga]] saves the other two playable characters, and is revealed to be [[spoiler:Lady Alvane, the misterious old lady who narrated the events of TheLongestJourney]]. However, [[spoiler:Saga]] is hinted during Book 1 to actually be [[spoiler:a reborn April Ryan]].

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* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Saga]], the secret third playable character. Not only for Dreamfall Chapters, but also for the whole series. [[spoiler:Saga]] saves the other two playable characters, and is revealed to be [[spoiler:Lady Alvane, the misterious old lady who narrated the events of TheLongestJourney]]. However, [[spoiler:Saga]] is hinted during Book 1 to actually also be [[spoiler:a reborn April Ryan]].



*** [[spoiler: Zo&euml is an ArtificalHuman created to become a Dreamer. Hanna and Faith were other experiments.]]

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*** [[spoiler: Zo&euml Zoë is an ArtificalHuman created to become a Dreamer. Hanna and Faith were other experiments.]] ]]
*** [[spoiler: Saga is Lady Alvane.]]



* WhereItAllBegan: Happens to the whole saga at the end of Dreamfall Chapters. [[spoiler:TheLongestJourney, the first game of the Saga, begins at the House of All Worlds with Lady Alvane telling April Ryan's story. Dreamfall Chapters ends at this same place with Lady Alvane, who is revealed to be old Saga, meeting April Ryan from the past. Bonus points that back in TheLongestJourner Lady Alvane did mention that the story ends where it begins.]]

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* WhereItAllBegan: Happens to the whole saga at the end of Dreamfall Chapters. [[spoiler:TheLongestJourney, the first game of the Saga, begins at the House of All Worlds with Lady Alvane telling April Ryan's story. Dreamfall Chapters ends at this same place with Lady Alvane, who is revealed to be old Saga, meeting April Ryan from the past. Bonus points that back in TheLongestJourner TheLongestJourney Lady Alvane did mention that the story ends where it begins.]]
30th Jun '16 3:09:55 PM Sunwalker
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* AntiFrustrationFeatures: The begining of Book two has a puzzle that requires you to order some drawings in chronological order. Those drawings tell events from TheLongestJourney, which might be difficult if you haven't played it or don't remember it well. However, drawings placed in the correct spot stay there and cannot be removed, so it facilitates a lot if you end up having to go by trial and error.


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* BecauseDestinySaysSo: The reason [[spoiler:Saga]] does the things in the way she does. In her own words, the story has already been written and it has to happens this way.


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* CerebusRetcon: Back in TheLongestJourney Roper Klacks was pretty much a comic relief, and his demise by ending up trapped in a calculator was PlayedForLaughs. Then comes Book 5 and we learn that thanks to this imprisonment, he got the inspiration to [[spoiler:build the Azadi engine, which performed calculations and is capable of eliminating magic, as well bringing TheEndOfTheWorldAsWeKnowIt]].


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* DecoyProtagonist: [[spoiler:Saga]], the secret third playable character. Not only for Dreamfall Chapters, but also for the whole series. [[spoiler:Saga]] saves the other two playable characters, and is revealed to be [[spoiler:Lady Alvane, the misterious old lady who narrated the events of TheLongestJourney]]. However, [[spoiler:Saga]] is hinted during Book 1 to actually be [[spoiler:a reborn April Ryan]].


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* DistantFinale: The last segment of the game is said to take place in a long time from now. It consists of [[spoiler:old Saga, now also known as Lady Alvane, reminiscing her past adventures and mentioning the fate of key characters]].


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* WhereItAllBegan: Happens to the whole saga at the end of Dreamfall Chapters. [[spoiler:TheLongestJourney, the first game of the Saga, begins at the House of All Worlds with Lady Alvane telling April Ryan's story. Dreamfall Chapters ends at this same place with Lady Alvane, who is revealed to be old Saga, meeting April Ryan from the past. Bonus points that back in TheLongestJourner Lady Alvane did mention that the story ends where it begins.]]
24th Jun '16 5:13:04 PM alaman
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** Zoe's old room in Casablanca also returns, [[spoiler: although it is not real and you soon notice something is very off.]]
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