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* GreatDetective: A rare case where the detective actually is part of the cops.

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* GreatDetective: A rare case where the detective actually is part of the cops.police force.



* AsianAirhead: Pretty much averted. Despite her eurasian origin, she is very intelligent.

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* AsianAirhead: Pretty much averted.Sverted. Despite her eurasian origin, she is very intelligent.



* HotScoop: Very hot, judging by the description given of her.
* HumansAreBastards: She think so for most of Book 2; finally starts growing out of it later.
* PurpleEyes: Her most recognizable feature.

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* HotScoop: MsFanservice: Very hot, judging by the description given of her.
* %%%* HumansAreBastards: She think so for most of Book 2; finally starts growing out of it later.
* PurpleEyes: Her most recognizable feature.
feature are the color of her eyes.


* CharacterisationMarchesOn: The first book despict her as a soldier of apparently average intelligence compared to 56. Later books emphasize her curiosity and despict her as incredibly smart for an ant, capable of understanding human culture and even adapt some of their concept to Ant society. By the time of Book 3, she had been so influenced by human culture that many Ants consider her a CloudCuckooLander.

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* CharacterisationMarchesOn: The first book despict her as a soldier of apparently average intelligence compared to 56. Later books emphasize her curiosity and despict her as incredibly smart for an ant, capable of understanding human culture and even adapt some of their concept to Ant society. By the time of Book 3, she had been so influenced by human culture that many Ants consider her a CloudCuckooLander.{{Cloudcuckoolander}}.



* GeniusBruiser: From the Ants' perspective; she is despicted as big and strong by Ants' standards, but it's also pretty clear she is one of the smartest in her colony (at least in the two later books; she was more average before).

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* GeniusBruiser: From the Ants' perspective; she is despicted depicted as big and strong by Ants' standards, but it's also pretty clear she is one of the smartest in her colony (at least in the two later books; she was more average before).



* NoBiologicalSex: Kind of in the two first books (Worker ants are sterile, wingless females.) [[spoiler:Then [[EasySexChange she becomes a complete female]].]]
* OnlySaneMan: tends to be this amongst other ants. Ironically, the others ants often think she is insane.

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* NoBiologicalSex: Kind of in the two first books (Worker ants are sterile, wingless females.) females). [[spoiler:Then [[EasySexChange she becomes a complete female]].]]
* OnlySaneMan: tends [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Woman]]: Tends to be this amongst other ants. Ironically, the others other ants often think she is insane.



* IAmAHumanitarian: He is forced to kill a guard ant after being stripped of his identity pheromones, and eats part of the corpse.

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* IAmAHumanitarian: ImAHumanitarian: He is forced to kill a guard ant after being stripped of his identity pheromones, and eats part of the corpse.



* TokenBoy: He's the only male ant featured in the story.

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* TokenBoy: TheOneGuy: He's the only male ant featured in the story.



* DidNotGetTheGirl: By the end of Part 1, she's developed an attachment to 327 and wants to mate with him... [[spoiler:but he's killed by the stone-scented assassin ants. She fantasizes about him while she's mating, though.]]

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* DidNotGetTheGirl: [[DidNotGetTheGirl Did Not Get the Boy]]: By the end of Part 1, she's developed an attachment to 327 and wants to mate with him... [[spoiler:but he's killed by the stone-scented assassin ants. She fantasizes about him while she's mating, though.]]



* IAmAHumanitarian: She is forced to eat her own eggs to survive when she's starting to create her own colony.

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* IAmAHumanitarian: ImAHumanitarian: She is forced to eat her own eggs to survive when she's starting to create her own colony.



* RogueProtagonist: Sort of; she doesn't really switch side, but Book 2 despicts her as much more antagonistic, organizing a crusade to exterminate humanity, leaving the previous Queen's human friends to starve to death and trying to purge the colony from all pro-humans ants.

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* RogueProtagonist: Sort of; she doesn't really switch side, but Book 2 despicts depicts her as much more antagonistic, organizing a crusade to exterminate humanity, leaving the previous Queen's human friends to starve to death and trying to purge the colony from all pro-humans ants.



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!23! 23



* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: judging by what we know of him, at least.

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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: judging Judging by what we know of him, at least.



%%* BelligerentSexualTension: with Melies.

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%%* BelligerentSexualTension: with With Melies.



* SerialKiller: Only in the second book, and he wasn't confortable with it.

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* SerialKiller: Only in the second book, and he wasn't confortable comfortable with it.



* JerkAss: And he gets worse as the book goes on.

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* JerkAss: {{Jerkass}}: And he gets worse as the book goes on.


* BadassPrincess: She was one of the few Princesses of Bel-o-kan to survive her mating flight, and prior to that was involved in uncovering a secret conspiracy in the hive. She survived getting eaten by a swallow and falling into a river, founding her own colony and becoming Queen.


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* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: She was one of the few Princesses of Bel-o-kan to survive her mating flight, and prior to that was involved in uncovering a secret conspiracy in the hive. She survived getting eaten by a swallow and falling into a river, founding her own colony and becoming Queen.


* GenreSavvy: Though he does make mistakes, he ''is'' good at his jobs. [[spoiler:Later revelations from the Ramirez show that, despite what was initially apparent, ''he'' was the closest to the truth.]]


* BadAss: Manages to visit the human world twice and survive both times, defeated a human at some point and once forced a bird into retreating by shooting it in the eye.


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!327

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!327
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* LoveAtFirstPunch: 56 tried to bite his head off when they first met, but after he explains the situation they become close friends and eventually fall in love.



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!56[=/=]Chi-pou-ni
! 56[=/=]Chi-pou-ni



* DidNotGetTheGirl: By the end of part 1, she's developed an attachment to 327 and wants to mate with him... [[spoiler:but he's killed by the stone-scented assassin ants. She fantasizes about him while she's mating, though.]]

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* DidNotGetTheGirl: By the end of part Part 1, she's developed an attachment to 327 and wants to mate with him... [[spoiler:but he's killed by the stone-scented assassin ants. She fantasizes about him while she's mating, though.]]



* GadgeteerGenius: She is a genius even by ant standards, coming up with dozens of innovations that she implements as the queen of her own colony.

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* GadgeteerGenius: She is a genius even by ant standards, the standards of Bel-o-kan, coming up with dozens of innovations that she implements as the queen of her own colony.



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!24

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!9

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!9! 9



!Edmond Wells
* BigGood

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!Edmond ! Edmond Wells
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* GeniusDitz
* MadScientist
* ManChild
* PosthumousCharacter: he is dead just before the first book starts. Yet his role is major in all books.
* ThanatosGambit: what drives the plot of the three books.

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* %%* GeniusDitz
* MadScientist
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MadScientist: He dedicated his life to studying and communicating with ants, and was seen as crazy.
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ManChild
* PosthumousCharacter: he He is dead just before the first book starts. Yet his role is major in all books.
* ThanatosGambit: what What drives the plot of the three books.



* HappilyMarried

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* %%* HappilyMarried



* GreatDetective: a rare case where the detective actually is part of the cops.

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* GreatDetective: a A rare case where the detective actually is part of the cops.



* BelligerentSexualTension: with Melies.
* DeadpanSnarker
* HotScoop: and very hot, judging by the description given of her.
* HumansAreBastards: she think so for most of Book 2; finally starts growing out of it later.

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* %%* BelligerentSexualTension: with Melies.
* %%* DeadpanSnarker
* HotScoop: and very Very hot, judging by the description given of her.
* HumansAreBastards: she She think so for most of Book 2; finally starts growing out of it later.



* CoolOldGuy
* GadgeteerGenius

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* %%* CoolOldGuy
* %%* GadgeteerGenius



* BlondesAreEvil

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* VillainousBreakdown

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* %%* VillainousBreakdown


* EasySexChange: more like easy sex add. All she had to do was eating some wasp meal and she became a fertile female.

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* EasySexChange: more More like easy sex add. All she had to do was eating eat some wasp meal and she became a fertile female.


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!103683!103 683

* AnArmAndALeg: She loses her fifth leg at the Battle of Poppy Hill, but it doesn't slow her down much.



* TheCassandra: The ants don't want to listen to him when he tries to warn them about the ant-slaughter he has witnessed, since he fails to bring proof. [[spoiler:The ant Mibs didn't help.]]
* DecoyProtagonist: he is the first ant character introduced in the book, and the one followed for most of the beginning of the story, making you think he might be the hero... [[spoiler:until he is killed right toward the middle of the book]].
* TokenBoy
* UnresolvedSexualTension: strongly hinted with 56. [[spoiler:It didn't end well, even by Ants' standards.]]

!56
* BadAss: Just see all the dangers she survives in Book 1.

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* TheCassandra: The ants don't want to listen to him when he tries to warn them about the ant-slaughter he has witnessed, since he fails to bring proof. [[spoiler:The ant Mibs [=MIB=]s didn't help.]]
* DecoyProtagonist: he He is the first ant character introduced in the book, and the one followed for most of the beginning of the story, making you think he might be the hero... [[spoiler:until he is killed right toward the middle of the book]].
* TokenBoy
IAmAHumanitarian: He is forced to kill a guard ant after being stripped of his identity pheromones, and eats part of the corpse.
* TokenBoy: He's the only male ant featured in the story.
* UnresolvedSexualTension: strongly hinted By the end of Part 1, he's fantasizing about mating with 56.56, and the feeling's mutual. [[spoiler:It didn't end well, even by Ants' standards.]]

!56
!56[=/=]Chi-pou-ni

* BadAss: Just see all BadassPrincess: She was one of the dangers she survives few Princesses of Bel-o-kan to survive her mating flight, and prior to that was involved in Book 1.uncovering a secret conspiracy in the hive. She survived getting eaten by a swallow and falling into a river, founding her own colony and becoming Queen.



* FantasticRacism: to her, humans are "puny parasites" that need to be exterminated. Not that she had no reason to think so...

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* DidNotGetTheGirl: By the end of part 1, she's developed an attachment to 327 and wants to mate with him... [[spoiler:but he's killed by the stone-scented assassin ants. She fantasizes about him while she's mating, though.]]
* FantasticRacism: to To her, humans are "puny parasites" that need to be exterminated. Not that she had no reason to think so...so...
* GadgeteerGenius: She is a genius even by ant standards, coming up with dozens of innovations that she implements as the queen of her own colony.



* IAmAHumanitarian: she is forced to eat her own eggs to survive when she's starting to create her own colony.

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* TheHighQueen: She aspires to be this, wanting her colony to surpass that of even her mother's colony, Bel-o-kan.
* IAmAHumanitarian: she She is forced to eat her own eggs to survive when she's starting to create her own colony.



* RogueProtagonist: Sort of; she doesn't really switch side, but Book 2 despicts her as much more antagonistic, organizing a crusade to exterminate humanity, leaving the previous queen's human friends to starve to death and trying to purge the colony from all pro-humans ants.

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* RogueProtagonist: Sort of; she doesn't really switch side, but Book 2 despicts her as much more antagonistic, organizing a crusade to exterminate humanity, leaving the previous queen's Queen's human friends to starve to death and trying to purge the colony from all pro-humans ants.



* BadAss

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* BadAss



* SacrificialLion: At the end of the first Book.
* YouSeeImDying
* YourDaysAreNumbered

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* SacrificialLion: At the end of the first Book.
Book, she dies trying to cross the road.
* YouSeeImDying
YouSeeImDying: She was infested by a parasitic wasp and being eaten from the inside out.
* YourDaysAreNumbered
YourDaysAreNumbered: Having been infected by a wasp, she only has a short time to live.


* BadAss

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* BadAssBadAss: Manages to visit the human world twice and survive both times, defeated a human at some point and once forced a bird into retreating by shooting it in the eye.



* RogueProtagonist: Sort of; she doesn't really switch side, but Book 2 despicts her as much more antagonistic, organizing a crusade to exterminate humanity, leaving the previous queen's human friends to starve to death and trying to purge the colony from all pro-humans ants.



* KnightTemplar: In the third Book

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* KnightTemplar: In the third BookBook.



* CharacterDevelopment: Starts out as a NaiveNewcomers following 23 in her religion. Eventually grows into a completely different character.



* NaiveNewcomer: In the second book.

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* NaiveNewcomer: In the second book.book, before CharacterDevelopment kicks in.



* {{Foil}}: To both 103 and 23.

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* {{Foil}}: To both 103 and 23. She is obsessed with seeing humans as monsters who must be exterminated, in contrast to 103's curiosity about them and 23's conviction that they are gods.


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!103683 [[spoiler:later 103]]

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!103683 [[spoiler:later 103]]!103683



* [[spoiler:EasySexChange: more like easy sex add. All she had to do was eating some wasp meal and she became a fertile female.]]
* TookALevelInBadass: More like several.

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* [[spoiler:EasySexChange: EasySexChange: more like easy sex add. All she had to do was eating some wasp meal and she became a fertile female.]]
* TookALevelInBadass: More like several.



* {{No Biological Sex}}: Kind of in the two first books (Worker ants are sterile, wingless females.) [[spoiler:Then [[EasySexChange she becomes a complete female]].]]

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* {{No Biological Sex}}: NoBiologicalSex: Kind of in the two first books (Worker ants are sterile, wingless females.) [[spoiler:Then [[EasySexChange she becomes a complete female]].]]




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* TookALevelInBadass: More like several.



!56 [[spoiler:later Queen Chli-Pou-Ni]]

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!56 [[spoiler:later Queen Chli-Pou-Ni]]!56



* FantasticRacism: to her, humans are "puny parasites" that need to be exterminated. Not that she had no reason to think so...



* FantasticRacism: to her, humans are "puny parasites" that need to be exterminated. Not that she had no reason to think so...



* [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: In the second Book]]
** [[spoiler:KarmicDeath: She dies at the hand of the Deist Ants she had been persecuting for the whole book, after seeing the crusade she attempted against humans fail spectacularly.]]

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* [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: In the second Book]]
** [[spoiler:KarmicDeath:
KarmicDeath: She dies at the hand of the Deist Ants she had been persecuting for the whole book, after seeing the crusade she attempted against humans fail spectacularly.]]



* [[spoiler:SacrificialLion: At the end of the first Book.]]

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* [[spoiler:SacrificialLion: SacrificialLion: At the end of the first Book.]]



* [[spoiler:KnightTemplar: In the third Book]]

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* [[spoiler:KnightTemplar: KnightTemplar: In the third Book]]Book



* [[spoiler:EasySexChange: Similarly to 103, gets turned into a male in the third book.]]

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* [[spoiler:EasySexChange: EasySexChange: Similarly to 103, gets turned into a male in the third book.]]book.
* LoveInterest: To 103 in the third Book.



* [[spoiler:LoveInterest: To 103 in the third Book.]]
* [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: In the third book.]]
** [[spoiler:OutWithABang: 103 knowns that, since male ants can't survive mating, she can't allows herself to have sex with 23 in the third Book, since she cares too much about him. They eventually do it when it appears they are probably going to die anyway.]]

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* [[spoiler:LoveInterest: To 103 in the third Book.]]
* [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: In the third book.]]
** [[spoiler:OutWithABang:
OutWithABang: 103 knowns that, since male ants can't survive mating, she can't allows herself to have sex with 23 in the third Book, since she cares too much about him. They eventually do it when it appears they are probably going to die anyway.]]
anyway.



* CloudCuckooLander: judging by what we know of him, at least.

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* CloudCuckooLander: {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: judging by what we know of him, at least.



** [[spoiler:TheyDo]]



* [[spoiler:ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: much to Laetitia's surprise, he chose to leave the Ramirez alone after finding out the motive behind their murders.]]

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* [[spoiler:ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: much ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: Much to Laetitia's surprise, he chose to leave the Ramirez alone after finding out the motive behind their murders.]]
murders.



* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn: Not that he was that much of a bad guy to begin with.]]
* [[spoiler:HeroAntagonist: In the second Book, though he gets better.]]
* [[spoiler:SerialKiller: Only in the second book, and he wasn't confortable with it.]]
* [[spoiler:WellIntentionedExtremist: He tried to prevent the creation of an insecticide intended to exterminate all insect life (especially ants) by gruesomely killing all the scientists working on it with an army of ant robots.]]

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* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn: HeelFaceTurn: Not that he was that much of a bad guy to begin with.]]
with.
* [[spoiler:HeroAntagonist: HeroAntagonist: In the second Book, though he gets better.]]
better.
* [[spoiler:SerialKiller: SerialKiller: Only in the second book, and he wasn't confortable with it.]]
it.
* [[spoiler:WellIntentionedExtremist: WellIntentionedExtremist: He tried to prevent the creation of an insecticide intended to exterminate all insect life (especially ants) by gruesomely killing all the scientists working on it with an army of ant robots.]]
robots.



* [[spoiler:KnightTemplar: attempted to destroy the Ants when finding out they might one day become the dominant specie over humans, should they grow smart enough.]]

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* [[spoiler:KnightTemplar: attempted KnightTemplar: Attempted to destroy the Ants when finding out they might one day become the dominant specie species over humans, should they grow smart enough.]]


* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: She's infected with wasp larvae and suffers horrible pain, being eaten slowly from the inside.]]

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* BodyHorror: [[spoiler: She's infected with wasp larvae and suffers horrible pain, being eaten slowly from the inside.]]inside out.




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* YouSeeImDying
* YourDaysAreNumbered



* TookALevelInJerkass: She grows more and more irrational about her faith in Humans as Gods over the course of Book 2 and 3.

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* TookALevelInJerkass: She grows more and more irrational about her faith in Humans as Gods over the course of Book 2 and 3.
3. [[spoiler:By the third book, 103 is forced to have her kicked out of the colony because of this.]]



* [[spoiler:EasySexChange]]
* NaiveNewcomer

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* [[spoiler:EasySexChange]]
[[spoiler:EasySexChange: Similarly to 103, gets turned into a male in the third book.]]
* NaiveNewcomerNaiveNewcomer: In the second book.



* [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal]]

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* [[spoiler:KilledOffForReal]][[spoiler:KilledOffForReal: In the third book.]]



* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn: Not that he was that much of a bad guy to begin with.]]



* JerkAss

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* JerkAssJerkAss: And he gets worse as the book goes on.


* IronWoobie: Always gets in trouble and has to be saved by 103683 but endures until the very end.

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* IronWoobie: Always gets in trouble and has to be saved by 103683 but endures until the very end.

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