History Webcomic / Exiern

21st Aug '16 10:50:05 AM nombretomado
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Originally written by Drowemos (despite the obvious connections to [[DrowTales dark elves]] and [[{{Emo}} whiny teenagers]], it's actually [[SdrawkcabName "some word" spelled backwards]]) and illustrated initially by Drowemos (2005), then by Studio Boom (2005 - 2010) and currently by Shipeng Lee of DrowTales (2010 -). Later, the comic was sold to Dan Standing, as Drowemos got tired of working on it. The writing duties have since been handed off to Thomas Knapp, the writer for Webcomic/MegaTokyo's Endgames light novels. The writer duties then changed again to current owner Scott T. Hicken.

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Originally written by Drowemos (despite the obvious connections to [[DrowTales [[Webcomic/{{Drowtales}} dark elves]] and [[{{Emo}} whiny teenagers]], it's actually [[SdrawkcabName "some word" spelled backwards]]) and illustrated initially by Drowemos (2005), then by Studio Boom (2005 - 2010) and currently by Shipeng Lee of DrowTales ''Webcomic/{{Drowtales}}'' (2010 -). Later, the comic was sold to Dan Standing, as Drowemos got tired of working on it. The writing duties have since been handed off to Thomas Knapp, the writer for Webcomic/MegaTokyo's Endgames light novels. The writer duties then changed again to current owner Scott T. Hicken.
12th Jul '16 4:26:48 AM MinisterOfSinister
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* FunTshirt:

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* FunTshirt:FunTShirt:



-->''Typhan-Knee/Tiffany'': Typhan-Knee, it means "He who hunts by the piercing light of the northern ice stars".
-->''Faden'': Wait. Did she just say her name is Tiffany?
-->''Peonie'': [[CoughSnarkCough Cough]]. Yeah, that is a feminine name around here. Ummm... it has a slightly different meaning though.
-->''Faden'': Ha! Something like "She who hunts diamond charm bracelets with her daddy's money."

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-->''Typhan-Knee/Tiffany'': -->'''Typhan-Knee/Tiffany''' Typhan-Knee, it means "He who hunts by the piercing light of the northern ice stars".
-->''Faden'':
stars".\\
'''Faden:'''
Wait. Did she just say her name is Tiffany?
-->''Peonie'':
Tiffany?\\
'''Peonie:'''
[[CoughSnarkCough Cough]]. Yeah, that is a feminine name around here. Ummm... it has a slightly different meaning though.
-->''Faden'':
though.\\
'''Faden:'''
Ha! Something like "She who hunts diamond charm bracelets with her daddy's money."



* GreatBigBookOfEverything: Faden's spellbook. It isn't evil per se, but it does seem to dislike Tiffany and delivers information in the most [[http://www.exiern.com/?p=1020 insulting manner]] possible.
-->'''Tiffany''': ''It keeps calling me a [[DumbBlonde bimbo]].''
-->'''Peonie''': ''It's not calling... Hey this picture kind of looks like you. Right next to the definition of a bim... Never mind.''

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* GreatBigBookOfEverything: Faden's spellbook. It isn't evil per se, ''per se'', but it does seem to dislike Tiffany and delivers information in the most [[http://www.exiern.com/?p=1020 insulting manner]] possible.
-->'''Tiffany''': ''It -->'''Tiffany:''' It keeps calling me a [[DumbBlonde bimbo]].''
-->'''Peonie''': ''It's
bimbo]].
-->'''Peonie:''' It's
not calling... Hey this picture kind of looks like you. Right next to the definition of a bim... Never mind.''



* HeManWomanHater: Tiffany - even direct experience as a woman can't shake his prejudices.

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* HeManWomanHater: Tiffany - -- even direct experience as a woman can't shake his prejudices.



* HiveMind: Dragons and squirrels (See "Accidental Truth" above)

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* HiveMind: Dragons and squirrels squirrels. (See "Accidental Truth" above)



* InnocentBigot: Teresa. She doesn't seem to have realised that virtually all her "compliments" towards Tiff are nearly all racist in some way, which has the effect of making her something of a JerkAss. However she does genuinely admire Tiffany to the point of calling her "one of the country's greatest heroes" and seems to consider her a close friend. This only serves to wind Tiff up even more.

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* InnocentBigot: Teresa. She doesn't seem to have realised that virtually all her "compliments" towards Tiff are nearly all racist in some way, which has the effect of making her something of a JerkAss.{{Jerkass}}. However she does genuinely admire Tiffany to the point of calling her "one of the country's greatest heroes" and seems to consider her a close friend. This only serves to wind Tiff up even more.



* ManIFeelLikeAWoman: Referenced but subverted in [[http://www.exiern.com/?p=48 this comic]], when Tiffany looks down at her new equipment and says, "You know, this really should turn me on." [[spoiler:It turned out later Typhan-Knee was ArmoredClosetGay.]]

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* ManIFeelLikeAWoman: Referenced but subverted in [[http://www.exiern.com/?p=48 this comic]], when Tiffany looks down at her new equipment and says, "You know, this really should turn me on." [[spoiler:It turned out later Typhan-Knee was an ArmoredClosetGay.]]



-->'''Tiffany''':''"But [[http://www.exiern.com/?p=1255 mass murder would solve the problem]], right?"''
* MusclesAreMeaningful: Suddenly losing her biceps and abs is one of the first signs that TheMindIsAPlaythingOfTheBody effect of Tiffany's curse has occured, making her weak enough to hurt herself when she slaps someone, or conversely quite strong and muscular when she needs to go to town on some baddies or completely deflate the machismo of her brother.

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-->'''Tiffany''':''"But -->'''Tiffany:''' But [[http://www.exiern.com/?p=1255 mass murder would solve the problem]], right?"''
right?
* MusclesAreMeaningful: Suddenly losing her biceps and abs is one of the first signs that TheMindIsAPlaythingOfTheBody effect of Tiffany's curse has occured, occurred, making her weak enough to hurt herself when she slaps someone, or conversely quite strong and muscular when she needs to go to town on some baddies or completely deflate the machismo of her brother.
5th May '16 10:59:20 AM StarSword
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* [[AccidentalMarriage Accidental Engagement]]: Tiffany has managed to land herself one to Peonie's father the King, but no one has told ''her'' yet. Part of the reward for rescuing Peonie was '''''[[ExactWords A]]''''' Royal Hand in marriage and since [[GenderBender she]] no longer qualifies for Peonie's and has [[http://www.exiern.com/?p=979 insisted]] on the ''full'' reward...[[MemeticMutation Its good to be the king]].

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* [[AccidentalMarriage Accidental Engagement]]: AccidentalMarriage: Tiffany has managed to land get herself one engaged to Peonie's father the King, but no one has told ''her'' yet.''her''. Part of the reward for rescuing Peonie was '''''[[ExactWords A]]''''' Royal Hand in marriage and since [[GenderBender she]] no longer qualifies for Peonie's and has [[http://www.exiern.com/?p=979 insisted]] on the ''full'' reward...[[MemeticMutation Its good to be the king]]. [[spoiler:She beats the truth out of Peonie offscreen after the identity crisis arc and she and King Urtica agree to call it off.]]



* AManIsNotAVirgin: Defied, in that Tiffany has VirginPower. Then inverted, in that the princess, Peonie... does not.


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* GeniusBruiser: Niels, the easily eight-foot-tall knight who is a juggernaut in battle, is also a deeply philosophical man. While he doesn't like the northern tribes for making his sister a concubine and then getting her killed in ThePurge ([[spoiler:she turns out later to have joined them voluntarily and then fought to the death]]), he also believes there's no point in a CycleOfRevenge. He also lampshades the trope, reacting derisively to people thinking he was DumbMuscle by pointing out that ManipulativeBastard King Urtica isn't the type to ''want'' DumbMuscle.


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* TheGoodKing: Urtica, surprisingly. He very briefly seems like a stereotypical fantasy king and displays a StayInTheKitchen attitude towards Peonie, but it becomes rapidly evident that he's actually a ManipulativeBastard and is trying to instill the same skills of court intrigue in her. And he's firmly on the heroes' side.


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* AManIsNotAVirgin: Defied, in that Tiffany has VirginPower. Then inverted, in that the princess, Peonie... does not.


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* ProphecyTwist: Turned on its head in that the prophecy is revealed after the fact, but Tiffany's sword turns out to be the legendary North Wind, a blade that [[ExactWords will never fail its wielder]]. [[spoiler:Meaning among other things that it will deliberately throw fights if it views them to not be in its wielder's best interest.]]
5th May '16 10:46:12 AM StarSword
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* {{Transsexual}}: One (but just one) of the Gender Bent priests seems quite thrilled by the prospects of his newfound femininity. (The rest find his/her reaction to be ''extremely'' annoying.)
** The current writer writes Typhan-Knee more or less as a transman. Typhan even started insisting people to pronounce his name as Tyhan-Knee and not Tiffany.

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* {{Transsexual}}: {{Transsexual}}:
** Typhan-Knee/Tiffany, DependingOnTheWriter. Drowemos wrote her as quite literally a straight woman who merely remembers being a straight man. Dan Standing changed this to Typhan-Knee having been either a gay man or a trans woman, who was then transformed into a cis woman. Scott Hicken seems to have gone the other direction, treating him/her as a trans man.
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One (but just one) of the Gender Bent priests seems quite thrilled by the prospects of his newfound femininity. (The rest find his/her reaction to be ''extremely'' annoying.)
** The current writer writes Typhan-Knee more or less as a transman. Typhan even started insisting people to pronounce his name as Tyhan-Knee and not Tiffany.
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4th May '16 3:03:34 PM StarSword
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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: King Urtica initially appears to be a stereotypical fantasy king with a StayInTheKitchen attitude to his daughter, but soon proves himself a master of court intrigue and [[TheGoodKing a pretty good ruler]], all things considered. He's also got a sense of humor matching Tiffany's.
4th May '16 2:56:56 PM StarSword
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Drowemos is also the author of the web manga ''Webcomic/BladeBunny''.
1st Apr '16 2:21:09 PM eroock
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->'' InAWorld where [[http://www.exiern.com/?p=8 Unicorns purr...]] ''

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->'' InAWorld ->''"InAWorld where [[http://www.exiern.com/?p=8 Unicorns purr...]] ''



->'' It is a world of magic...mystery...and [[WorldOfBuxom really big boobs]]! ''

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->'' It is a world of magic...mystery...and [[WorldOfBuxom really big boobs]]! ''
boobs]]!"''
22nd Mar '16 5:43:12 AM Harem-author
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* BodyHorror: In addition to what happens when dragon offspring undergo puberty, (which, in universe, is considered rightfully horrific in its own right) the latest update has Coriander's followers in the Church of Rem cast shapeshifter spell-singer magic on Typh. Unsurprisingly, it rebounds. Surprisingly, [[spoiler: it not only turns the very same clerics into young girl ''children'', it magically seals their mouth shut permanently by growing skin over them.]]


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** Another member of the "tiger person" race shows up in the "Northern Wind" arc, and is comedic, at first, but then the ''Mingalow'' shows up, and all the comedy disappears.
17th Mar '16 6:33:10 PM eroock
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[[http://www.exiern.com/ Exiern]] is a fantasy webcomic about a reluctantly female barbarian. The plot, which began as a riff off of [[http://www.thewotch.com/?epDate=2003-05-14 an early storyline of]] ''TheWotch'', is relatively simple: Evil wizard Faden, about to fall to the sword of hulking barbarian warrior Typhan-knee, tries to [[BalefulPolymorph transform the hero into an animal]] and somehow transforms him into [[GenderBender a woman]] instead. [[FirstLawOfGenderbending Since it can't be undone]], the barbarian, now going by the name of Tiffany, goes on a variety of adventures.

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[[http://www.''[[http://www.exiern.com/ Exiern]] Exiern]]'' is a fantasy webcomic about a reluctantly female barbarian. The plot, which began as a riff off of [[http://www.thewotch.com/?epDate=2003-05-14 an early storyline of]] ''TheWotch'', is relatively simple: Evil wizard Faden, about to fall to the sword of hulking barbarian warrior Typhan-knee, tries to [[BalefulPolymorph transform the hero into an animal]] and somehow transforms him into [[GenderBender a woman]] instead. [[FirstLawOfGenderbending Since it can't be undone]], the barbarian, now going by the name of Tiffany, goes on a variety of adventures.
8th Mar '16 10:40:02 AM MadCat221
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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Tiff lets the so-called southern "civilizations" and their convoluted laws have it [[http://www.exiern.com/2016/03/08/boot-to-the-throat/ here.]]
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