At the same time it is Subverted and Averted with just about everything else in the game.
Rule of Cool: The PCs are reincarnated dragons from day one. Try and pull that with your DM in most other games.
Urban Fantasy: An interesting case for this one; while fantasy elements are in the modern portion of the game the Mythic Age is more of the traditional High Fantasy setting. So where does this leave this trope?