The Dario Argento film:
- Crowning Music Of Awesome: The main theme. There also the inclusion of Iron Maiden's "Flash of the Blade" and Motorhead's "Locomotive" in the soundtrack.
- Nausea Fuel: How about a nice swim in a pool of rotting carcasses? No?
The book series:
- Chaotic Evil: Ezau.
- Evil Is Cool: Mentor seems to have thought this when younger.
- Toy Ship: Ilke and Jolsah is hinted in the 2nd book.