History Webcomic / TheDreamlandChronicles

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* TheAtoner: Dwarven King Bognok after defying Nicodemus from years of loyalty.
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* GreenEyedMonster
* HappilyEverAfter

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* GreenEyedMonster
* HappilyEverAfter
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* ItsPersonal
* ItWasAGift

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* ItsPersonal
* ItWasAGift
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* NotAGame
* NotNowKiddo

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* NotAGame
* NotNowKiddo
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* SomeCallMeTim

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* SomeCallMeTim%%SomeCallMeTim



* WeWillMeetAgain

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* WeWillMeetAgain%%WeWillMeetAgain
9th Sep '17 3:43:30 PM aidreamer
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As of September 7th, 2017, the comic has concluded.
23rd Jul '17 9:46:00 AM aidreamer
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* PortalNetwork: [[spoiler:Abbadon builds one, linking the Nightmare Realm to places all over Earth as part of Gilgamesh's plan to TakeOverTheWorld.]]

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* PortalNetwork: [[spoiler:Abbadon builds one, linking the Nightmare Realm to places all over Earth as part of Gilgamesh's plan to TakeOverTheWorld. Merlin proceeds to destroy it.]]
31st May '17 10:02:54 AM RxF
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* TheAtoner

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* TheAtonerTheAtoner: Dwarven King Bognok after defying Nicodemus from years of loyalty.



* {{Blade Brake}}: Alex does this, leaving a good 50-foot slice in the {{Big Bad}} castle.

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* {{Blade Brake}}: BladeBrake: Alex does this, leaving a good 50-foot slice in the {{Big Bad}} castle.castle.
* ByTheLightsOfTheirEyes: Nicodemus and Felicity debut in this manner.



* {{Chiaroscuro}}

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* {{Chiaroscuro}}{{Chiaroscuro}}: Alex [[http://www.thedreamlandchronicles.com/comic/page-275/ in Nicodemus' prison, meeting Felicity for the first time]]. Also, Nastajia, Felicity and Kiwi [[http://www.thedreamlandchronicles.com/comic/todays-dreamland-chronicles-670/ finding Alex in a dark cave, illuminated by Kiwi.]]



* ComesGreatResponsibility

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* ComesGreatResponsibilityComesGreatResponsibility: Nastajia brings this up on her responsibilities as Queen of the Elves to Alex who she believes is still as irresponsible as back in his childhood.



* {{Curse}}: [[spoiler:Nicodemus put a curse on King Arthur's descendants that takes away their ability to dream to prevent them from entering Dreamland, usurping human reign over Dreamland for the first time.]]

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* {{Curse}}: [[spoiler:Nicodemus put a curse on King Arthur's first-born descendants (rightful heirs to his throne in Dreamland) that takes away their ability to dream to prevent them from entering Dreamland, Dreamland so as long as King Arthur is alive, usurping human reign over Dreamland for the first time.]]



* DividedWeFall

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* DividedWeFallDividedWeFall: The ElvesVsDwarves dilemma perpetuates Nicodemus' rule over Dreamland as the two strongest races are swamped by infighting instead of working together creating an opportunity of rebellion. [[spoiler:It's no surprise their collaboration is key to Nicodemus' downfall, and they are the ones kicking the most ass in the final battle near Gilgamesh.]]



* EvilGloating: Nicodemus taunts Dwarven King Bognok that he lied to the Dwarves that they have always sided with the King of Dreamland; in actuality there were rebelling Dwarves when Nicodemus usurped the throne but they were dealt with.



* FalseFriend



* FlawExploitation
* AFriendInNeed
* GoodOldWays

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* FlawExploitation
FlawExploitation: Fear is exploited by the Pirates to render the children powerless, becoming easy kidnapping targets.
* AFriendInNeed
AFriendInNeed: Felicity saves Alex and in return he and his friends save her from the Kraken.
* GoodOldWaysGoodOldWays: Entertaining the human children who visit Dreamland in their sleep. Nicodemus instead wants them driven away.



* HonoraryUncle
* HostageSituation

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* HonoraryUncle
HonoraryUncle: The Elder of the Fairies, Pistachio to the human children.
* HostageSituationHostageSituation: The Pirates hold Joey in this after learning he is Alex's cousin.
* HumanAllAlong: [[spoiler:The Guardians are descendants of Ancient Egyptians who crossed over to Dreamland after they built a portal.]]



* InMediasRes: After being shown that The Guardians have something "special" for her to do while her friends venture off into the Nightmare Realm, Felicity re-appears about to begin her quest in the outskirts of Dreamland. She flashbacks to her briefing by the Guardians: she is to retrieve their Tablet as she is the only one who can do so.



* INeedAFreakingDrink: When ordered to go [[spoiler:into the Nightmare Realm by Alex with no plan, little magic, a damaged ship, and a badly wounded crew]], the dwarf king asks if there's any ale left.

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* INeedAFreakingDrink: When ordered {{Irony}}: Felicity has to go [[spoiler:into retrieve the Nightmare Realm by Alex with no plan, little magic, a damaged ship, and a badly wounded crew]], Tablet of the dwarf king asks if there's any ale left.Guardians as only a Tigrin like her could do so, in order to safeguard the tablet from thieves by its own people due to its tempting magical properties. Only problem is, she is a thief herself too. [[http://www.thedreamlandchronicles.com/comic/page-1707/ The Guardians are much aware.]]



* KickTheDog

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* KickTheDogKickTheDog: The guards of Astoria, working under Nicodemus are appropriately mean-spirited. Once they deflated a child's ball and mocked her just for it being in their way.



* KingInTheMountain

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* KingInTheMountainKingInTheMountain: [[spoiler:King Arthur and Merlin. The former was forcibly in this situation by Nicodemus up until Alex drew the Sword of the Kings and the latter until Felicity incants the spell from the Tablet of the Guardians.]]



* LikeASonToMe

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* LikeASonToMeLikeASonToMe: Oberon considers Alex as this in a childhood flashback.



* MaliciousSlander

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* MaliciousSlanderMaliciousSlander: The Elves are accused by the Dwarves of conspiring with the Nightmare Realm, particularly deploying an army of Nightmare Realm creatures in their place.



* MoreHeroThanThou

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* MoreHeroThanThouMoreHeroThanThou: The Dwarves would rather Alex & Co. run off to safety and die trying to fighting the King Nicodemus they just betrayed after almost-constant loyalty.



* TheNoseKnows



* OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame
* OurElvesAreBetter

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* OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame
OurDwarvesAreAllTheSame: The Dwarves [[http://www.thedreamlandchronicles.com/comic/chapter-12/ don't look really diverse]].
* OurElvesAreBetterOurElvesAreBetter: The Elves are a formidable and intelligent race compared to others [[spoiler:(well, the latter until we know of the more technologically advanced Guardians)]] but alone they cannot defeat Nicodemus whom they dislike the most.



* PowerGlows
* PowerOfFriendship
* PowerNullifier
* ThePromise

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* PowerGlows
PowerGlows: Felicity coincidentally stole an amulet that allows the gang to find the [[PlotCoupon Plot Coupons]] only because of this.
-->'''Felicity:''' Well it was '''glowing''' too! Kind of hard to '''miss'''!
* PowerOfFriendship
PowerOfFriendship: [[spoiler:Hearing of Nicole's letter]] causes [[spoiler:Felicity]] to finally regain the will to live and get better.
* PowerNullifier
PowerNullifier: Fear causes powers humans have such as flying in Dreamland to be ineffective. The Pirates rely on this to kidnap many children easily.
* ThePromiseThePromise: Alex makes one to Orion to train into a better warrior fit to battle Nicodemus. He also makes a crucial one to Nastajia's parents to bring Nastajia back safely to Ashendel for a reunion, [[spoiler:this proves to be his ultimate undoing as in response to his stubbornness on upholding it, Nicodemus revokes the very curse that allowed Alex on Dreamland in the first place by loophole.]]



* SacredHospitality
* SayingTooMuch: The wraiths of the Nightmare Realm who [[spoiler:destroyed nearly all of the Tigrin]] indulge in some EvilGloating, telling the golems trying to protect the last one that they are invulnerable so long as they are wrapped in shadows. [[WeakenedByTheLight Guess what]] the golems do next.
* ScarsAreForever

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* SacredHospitality
SacredHospitality: The Mermaids treat Nastajia well even though she is a controversial figure in wider Dreamland politics.
* SayingTooMuch: After [[spoiler:fatally poisoning Felicity]] in the temple where The Tablet of the Guardians is kept wraiths of the Nightmare Realm who [[spoiler:destroyed nearly all of the Tigrin]] indulge in some EvilGloating, telling the golems guarding the temple trying to protect the last one that they are invulnerable so long as they are wrapped in shadows. [[WeakenedByTheLight Guess what]] the golems do next.
* ScarsAreForever
next.



* TheyCallMeMisterTibbs: Nicodemus insists on the title "King" to Oberon who vehemently disapproves along with the rest of his Kingdom of his status as King of all Dreamland.



* WartsAndAll: When Nicodemus tells Dan he is mortally wounded and does not expect to outlast the day, Dan promises that history will remember both the good dragon and the bad.



* YouAreNotAlone: Orion, the leader of the Centaurs pledges this to Alex given that with being King of Dreamland ComesGreatResponsibility in both the real world and Dreamland. He then gives him a pouch that allows things from the real world to be transferred to Dreamland.

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* YouAreNotAlone: Orion, the leader of the Centaurs pledges this to Alex given that with being King of Dreamland ComesGreatResponsibility in both the real world and Dreamland. He then gives him a pouch medicine bag that allows things from the real world to be transferred to Dreamland.
31st May '17 8:10:55 AM RxF
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* EvilGloating

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* EvilGloatingEvilGloating: Nicodemus taunts Dwarven King Bognok that he lied to the Dwarves that they have always sided with the King of Dreamland; in actuality there were rebelling Dwarves when Nicodemus usurped the throne but they were dealt with.



* OddShapedPanel

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* OddShapedPanelOddShapedPanel: The comic occasionally makes use of [[http://www.thedreamlandchronicles.com/comic/page-513/ overlapping]] [[http://www.thedreamlandchronicles.com/comic/page-1765-2/ panels]].



* ShiningCity: Ashendel, The Elves' homeplace. [[http://www.thedreamlandchronicles.com/comic/page-154-155/ Its view from a distance is truly gorgeous.]]

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* ShiningCity: Ashendel, The Elves' homeplace.city of the Elves. [[http://www.thedreamlandchronicles.com/comic/page-154-155/ Its view from a distance is truly gorgeous.]]



* Subject101
* [[TellMeAboutMyFather Tell Me About My Parents]]

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* Subject101
Subject101: Dan recommends Nobility 101 to Alex to improve his relationship with Nastajia.
* [[TellMeAboutMyFather Tell Me About My Parents]]Parents]]: Nastajia learns her parents visited the mermaid king on their quest for the tablets.



* TheyCallMeMisterTibbs
* ThickerThanWater
* TrueCompanions

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* TheyCallMeMisterTibbs
TheyCallMeMisterTibbs: Nicodemus insists on the title "King" to Oberon who vehemently disapproves along with the rest of his Kingdom of his status as King of all Dreamland.
* ThickerThanWater
ThickerThanWater:
** Daniel is the first one to believe in Alex's experiences despite lack of actual proof because he's his brother.
** Alex goes for the pirates the instant he realises that they are attacking where his cousin Joey is right now.
* TrueCompanionsTrueCompanions: Alex says that he, Kiwi and Paddington are these to her as long as her parents are absent.



* UnhandThemVillain

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* UnhandThemVillainUnhandThemVillain: Alex tells the captain of the pirates this when he threatens Alex's cousin Joey to a sheer drop.



* WhatIsEvil
* YouAreNotAlone

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* WhatIsEvil
WhatIsEvil: Nicodemus muses on evil and good after Alex recalled that, in response to Nicodemus demanding where the Sword of the Kings is, he referred to it as "evil" when they first met. He uses it as EvilGloating to prove his authority as he gets to decide whether something is evil or good.
-->'''Nicodemus:''' Evil? Who is to say what is good and what is evil? Good to one may be considered evil to another.
* YouAreNotAloneYouAreNotAlone: Orion, the leader of the Centaurs pledges this to Alex given that with being King of Dreamland ComesGreatResponsibility in both the real world and Dreamland. He then gives him a pouch that allows things from the real world to be transferred to Dreamland.
31st May '17 7:31:29 AM RxF
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* ShiningCity

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* ShiningCityShiningCity: Ashendel, The Elves' homeplace. [[http://www.thedreamlandchronicles.com/comic/page-154-155/ Its view from a distance is truly gorgeous.]]
31st May '17 7:22:56 AM RxF
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* NarniaTime: Less than a minute passes between Alex's first and second adult dream in Dreamland but his friends managed to age into adults in his prolonged absence.

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* NarniaTime: Less than a minute A short period of time with an inconsistent amount passes between Alex's first and second adult dream appearances in Dreamland but his friends managed to age into adults in his prolonged absence.
31st May '17 7:14:22 AM RxF
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* AmazingTechnicolorPopulation: The merpeople and the fairies.
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* {{Curse}}

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* {{Curse}}{{Curse}}: [[spoiler:Nicodemus put a curse on King Arthur's descendants that takes away their ability to dream to prevent them from entering Dreamland, usurping human reign over Dreamland for the first time.]]



* MasterOfIllusion: Abaddon is said to be one of these, and it has used this power to taunt Alexander with illusions of Nastajia.

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* MasterOfIllusion: Abaddon is said to be one of these, and it has used this power to taunt Alexander with illusions of Nastajia. [[spoiler:Likewise it taunted Daniel with illusions of Nicole but failed miserably.]]



* NeverFoundTheBody: [[spoiler:Nicodemus is severely wounded in the fight for the capital and sinks beneath the waters. Naturally, he turns up again later in the Nightmare Realm. This is immediately lampshaded, with Alex and Nastajia discussing how obvious it is that Nicodemus survived.]]

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* NeverFoundTheBody: [[spoiler:Nicodemus is severely wounded in the fight for the capital NarniaTime: Less than a minute passes between Alex's first and sinks beneath the waters. Naturally, he turns up again later second adult dream in the Nightmare Realm. This is immediately lampshaded, with Alex and Nastajia discussing how obvious it is that Nicodemus survived.]]Dreamland but his friends managed to age into adults in his prolonged absence.



* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething

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* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomethingRoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: As mention, all royals are key figures in the major battles occurring throughout Dreamland.
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