History Webcomic / ThePhoenixRequiem

2nd Aug '16 7:57:50 AM kkhohoho
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A peculiar man by the name of Jonas Faulker is discovered in the small village of Esk, unconscious and dying of a gunshot wound. The resident doctor-in-training, Anya Katsukova, manages to his save his life not long before the townsfolk begin to die of an unknown flesh-eating disease. Malicious ghosts known as Shades begin to appear, and Anya soon finds herself entwined in both Jonasí troubled past and a centuries-old conflict between two divine races: revered psychopomps known as Spirits, and the condemned Hellions.

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A peculiar man by the name of Jonas Faulker is discovered in the small village of Esk, unconscious and dying of a gunshot wound. The resident doctor-in-training, Anya Katsukova, manages to his save his life not long before the townsfolk begin to die of an unknown flesh-eating disease. Malicious ghosts known as Shades begin to appear, and Anya soon finds herself entwined in both Jonasí troubled past and a centuries-old conflict between two divine races: revered psychopomps known as Spirits, and the condemned Hellions.
12th Jul '16 1:30:09 PM petersohn
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* CuteGhostGirl: Subverted with the shade child. However cute it looks, it's still a shade that tries to kill you.
25th Mar '16 9:50:09 AM eowynjedi
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* CreepyShadowedEyes: Jonas has these when thing get rough for him. [[spoiler:And in the epilogue, because while he's immortal, he can't always eat as much as he needs and occasionally drugs himself into a stupor to cope.]]

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* CreepyShadowedEyes: CreepyShadowedUndereyes: Jonas has these when thing get rough for him. [[spoiler:And in the epilogue, because while he's immortal, he can't always eat as much as he needs and occasionally drugs himself into a stupor to cope.]]
21st Mar '16 12:52:51 PM eowynjedi
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* AFormYouAreComfortableWith: The Spirits take a humanoid form, though it's glowing and ethereal. [[spoiler:Ksendra says it's ''intended'' to appeal to humans who think that LightIsGood]].
* AgeWithoutYouth: This ''would'' have been the case for [[spoiler:Jonas under the sole "care" of the spirits, since they just need him to be alive and not necessarily healthy. Ksendra used her power to keep him young and pretty.]]



* CessationOfExistence: [[spoiler:Ksendra sacrifices her soul and ceases to exist to give Jonas her powers.]]



* TheCharmer: Jonas, to supernatural levels. He admits later to taking advantage of it.

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* TheCharmer: Jonas, CharmPerson: Jonas initially appears to supernatural levels. He be TheCharmer--it's very easy for people to like and trust him, and he admits later to taking advantage of it.it sometimes. [[spoiler:His wife Ksendra was once considered a goddess of love, and she put some of that into him.]]



* CreepyShadowedEyes: Jonas has these when thing get rough for him. [[spoiler:And in the epilogue, because while he's immortal, he can't always eat as much as he needs and occasionally drugs himself into a stupor to cope.]]



* HaveYouSeenMyGod: The conflict between Hellions and Spirits began [[spoiler:when the Hellions--that is, the Medheia--started to indulge in mortal pleasure and gladly let the Spirits take over their duties without question.]]



* HeroicBSOD: Jonas has a full-on mental breakdown when [[spoiler:he realizes the Spirits are evil]].



* InfantImmortality: Averted. [[spoiler:Slavik, Anya's little brother; also Jonas's son.]]

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* InfantImmortality: Averted. [[spoiler:Slavik, Anya's Averted.
** Jonas' wife murdered their son in the backstory [[spoiler:because he held some of her essence, and she needed it back]].
** [[spoiler:Anya's
little brother; also Jonas's son.brother Slavik dies from the plague after she and Jonas visit the Katsukova household.]]



** Convincing people to hide in the church [[spoiler:only worked the firs time because Jonas dispelled the shades. When they learn that the shades are trying to get everyone together to ''infect'' them and Jonas isn't around, it's not so good. Admittedly, someone else probably would have thought of this anyway]].

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** Convincing people to hide in the church [[spoiler:only worked the firs first time because Jonas dispelled the shades. When they learn that the shades are trying to get everyone together to ''infect'' them and Jonas isn't around, it's not so good. Admittedly, someone else probably would have thought of this anyway]].



* [[spoiler:TheNothingAfterDeath]]: [[spoiler:The spirits claim that there is no individuality or conscious thought in the afterlife, it's just an ocean of pure soulstuff. {{Reincarnation}} is still possible, though, and the spirits could be lying.]]

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* [[spoiler:TheNothingAfterDeath]]: TheNothingAfterDeath: [[spoiler:The spirits claim that there is no individuality or conscious thought in the afterlife, it's just an ocean of pure soulstuff. {{Reincarnation}} is still possible, though, and the spirits could be lying.]]



* OhCrap: Anya when she finds out that [[spoiler: the plague is spread by ingesting the ashes of the dead, after they've already washed some of the ash shades into the river they get their drinking water from.]]

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* OhCrap: OhCrap:
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Anya when she finds out that [[spoiler: the plague is spread by ingesting the ashes of the dead, after they've already washed some of the ash shades into the river they get their drinking water from.]]



* PoorCommunicationKills: Jonas is highly secretive and tries to deal with his troubles on his own, but if he had sought some help in his efforts, they might have figured out some important truths a lot sooner.



* {{Psychopomp}}: The Spirits serve to ferry the souls of the dead to the afterlife. [[spoiler: Or at least that's what they want you to believe. The AwfulTruth? They ''eat'' disembodied souls.]]

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* {{Psychopomp}}: {{Psychopomp}}:
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The Spirits serve to ferry the souls of the dead to the afterlife. [[spoiler: Or at least that's what they want you to believe. The AwfulTruth? They ''eat'' disembodied souls.]]
20th Mar '16 2:16:25 AM eroock
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''The Phoenix Requiem'' provides examples of:

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''The !!''The Phoenix Requiem'' provides examples of:
26th Aug '15 4:52:32 AM Morgenthaler
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* ArtEvolution: Originally it was in a cel-shaded, animesque style much like {{Inverloch}}, but now is more like a Victorian-era painting. The original cel-shaded pages have now all been re-done in the latter style.

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* ArtEvolution: Originally it was in a cel-shaded, animesque style much like {{Inverloch}}, Webcomic/{{Inverloch}}, but now is more like a Victorian-era painting. The original cel-shaded pages have now all been re-done in the latter style.



* MixAndMatchCritters: As a ShoutOut to ''{{Inverloch}}'', the da'kor return as animals: a wolf/goat hybrid.

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* MixAndMatchCritters: As a ShoutOut to ''{{Inverloch}}'', ''Webcomic/{{Inverloch}}'', the da'kor return as animals: a wolf/goat hybrid.



** To ''{{Inverloch}}'', see MixAndMatchCritters above. Also an Acheron doll.

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** To ''{{Inverloch}}'', ''Webcomic/{{Inverloch}}'', see MixAndMatchCritters above. Also an Acheron doll.
19th Apr '15 10:37:43 AM eowynjedi
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7th Apr '15 11:05:58 PM asesetsdrdtefv
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7th Apr '15 9:52:40 AM nombretomado
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** Jonas is [[WordOfGod explicitly stated]] to be visually based off of [[DoctorWho The Tenth Doctor]]. Especially the hair.

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** Jonas is [[WordOfGod explicitly stated]] to be visually based off of [[DoctorWho [[Series/DoctorWho The Tenth Doctor]]. Especially the hair.
19th Mar '15 2:39:09 PM petersohn
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* ItsAllJunk: Jonas [[http://requiem.seraph-inn.com/viewcomic.php?page=472 throws his wedding ring into the lake]], which he had been keeping in his pocket after the death of her wife.
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