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* SpringtimeForHitler: A running theme in ''Dodger: Break the Law'' is that Quill is unable to break the law, due to escalating circumstances cropping up that prevent her from buying illegal drugs. [[spoiler:She finally achieves her goal at the end, drinking a bottle of wine stolen from the bandits despite being under the legal drinking age, loosely implied to be the source of her alcoholism prior to the main story.]]



* ButtMonkey: Throughout the comic, he is insulted by (accidental) racist remarks from a member of his ''own species'', has an arrogant human mage barge in dragging said Khajiit that he's previously banned for life, is ''flipped off'' by said mage, is apparently browbeaten into serving them drinks, has one of his bowls [[http://www.prequeladventure.com/2013/08/katia-cut-to-the-chase/ bent into a horrible milk taco]], and watches one of his tables get stolen by some random Dunmer ancestral spirit. No wonder he's always upset.

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* ButtMonkey: Throughout the comic, he is insulted by (accidental) racist remarks from a member of his ''own species'', has an arrogant human mage barge in dragging said Khajiit that he's previously banned for life, is ''flipped off'' by said mage, is apparently browbeaten into serving them drinks, has one of his bowls [[http://www.prequeladventure.com/2013/08/katia-cut-to-the-chase/ bent into a horrible milk taco]], and watches one of his tables get stolen by some random Dunmer ancestral spirit.spirit, and gets pelted with a snowball from Katia when she mistakes him for Rajira. No wonder he's always upset.


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** Captain Atrum reveals he's fully aware of her vampirism, and Katia is grateful somebody finally acknowledges it.

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* EverybodyKnewAlready: ''[[https://www.prequeladventure.com/2019/10/katia-deliver-apology/ Katia: Deliver apology]]'' reveals that, despite her [[ImplausibleDeniability constant insistence]] to the contrary, the city guard is fully aware of her being a vampire and just sort of rolls with it.
* ImplausibleDeniability: She isn't a vampire, that's ludicrous. She just happens to have fang-shaped incisors, a fascination with blood, a fetish for putting her mouth on people's necks, and likes to play a game where she stays away from direct sunlight all day. Perfectly normal human behavior.


* CatFolk: [[http://www.prequeladventure.com/summary-for-katia-excelsior/ According to the Katia: Excelsior! summary]], Katia is specifically a Suthay-raht Khajiit.

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* CatFolk: [[http://www.prequeladventure.com/summary-for-katia-excelsior/ According to the Katia: Excelsior! summary]], Katia is specifically a [[https://elderscrolls.fandom.com/wiki/Suthay-raht Suthay-raht Khajiit.Khajiit]].



* PettingZooPeople: She's a cartoon-styled [[https://elderscrolls.fandom.com/wiki/Suthay-raht Suthay-raht Khajiit]].



* LizardFolk: As an Argonian, of course.



* PettingZooPeople: As an [[LizardFolk Argonian]], of course.


* ClassicalAntiHero: She's an absolute mess, to the point where her goal is merely to improve her current self. She's very slowly improving.

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* ClassicalAntiHero: She's an absolute mess, to the point where her goal is merely less to improve her current self. She's very slowly improving.find success and more to stop being a ''total'' failure.



* {{Determinator}}
** DeterminedDefeatist: Katia exemplifies the trope to a T.

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* {{Determinator}}
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DeterminedDefeatist: Katia exemplifies the trope to a T.



* {{NEET}}

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* KnowWhenToFoldEm

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%%* KnowWhenToFoldEm
* KnowWhenToFoldEmKleptomaniacHero: She comments on numerous occasions that she actively fights what she assumes to be innate Khajiit instinct to steal things, and compensates by collecting random junk that she finds lying around in the open. [[spoiler:Sure enough, the moment she's left alone in a room full of riches and told to take as much as she feels appropriate, she goes ''[[https://www.prequeladventure.com/this/touch/KatiaTouchApproximatelyOne.html nuts]].'']]


* JerkAss

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* JerkAss{{Jerkass}}



* JerkAss: Towards Katia. It is at least somewhat understandable, given Katia's [[NoSocialSkills total lack of social skills around her]]. [[spoiler:However, her abandoning Katia to face the [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Greater Impmaster Murderboss]] - including ''locking the door behind her and lying about why she's running away'' - cements her as this.]]

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* JerkAss: {{Jerkass}}: Towards Katia. It is at least somewhat understandable, given Katia's [[NoSocialSkills total lack of social skills around her]]. [[spoiler:However, her abandoning Katia to face the [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast Greater Impmaster Murderboss]] - including ''locking the door behind her and lying about why she's running away'' - cements her as this.]]



* JerkAss: Despite Katia clearly stating that she's nervous and has not actually been around other Kahjiit most of her life, he still comes off nasty and mean to her.

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* JerkAss: {{Jerkass}}: Despite Katia clearly stating that she's nervous and has not actually been around other Kahjiit Khajiit most of her life, he still comes off nasty and mean to her.


* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: He's very out there, mainly due to his rapidly-encroaching "ghost insanity." That said...

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* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: He's very out there, mainly due to his rapidly-encroaching "ghost insanity." That said..."
** It's implied in "Pass Down" that Aggy was actually insane even when he was alive.



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* JerkAss: Despite Katia clearly stating that she's nervous and has not actually been around other Kahjiit most of her life, he still comes off nasty and mean to her.


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!!!Captain GaiusGaius Atrum


* AscendedExtra: In Oblivion she was just an incredibly minor character involved in a single quest who is otherwise a completely mundane NPC.

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* AscendedExtra: In Oblivion she was just an incredibly a minor character involved in a single quest quest, who is otherwise a completely mundane NPC.NPC. Here she's a major character in Katia's adventure.
* AdaptationalSexuality: In the game her sexual preferences aren't mentioned at all, and her relationship with Casta Scribonia is suggested to just be friendship. Here, it's heavily implied that she's infatuated with the latter.



* DrowningMySorrows: She was dumped slightly prior to the start of the comic and did not take it well. By this point, it takes at least fifteen glasses of ail to even get a buzz.
* {{Gaydar}}: She's shown to have a pretty literal version of this in one of her spin-off comics.
* LeParkour

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* DrowningMySorrows: She was dumped slightly prior to had a breakup shortly before the start of the comic and did not take it well. By this point, it takes at least fifteen glasses ''Quill-Weave: Take Control of ail to even get the Situation'' shows her downing ale like there's no tomorrow as a buzz.
direct result.
* {{Gaydar}}: {{Gayngst}}: She's shown heavily implied to be a semi-closeted homosexual struggling with her feelings for a colleague. This makes things very awkward during her and Katia's "sleepover."
-->'''Katia:''' So this whole thing right now, [[ItMakesSenseInContext with us bedding down together while wearing almost nothing]], this is probably really awkward and uncomfortable for you?\\
'''Quill-Weave:''' Yeah, kind of.
* LeParkour: She's offhandedly mentioned to be surprisingly skilled in this.
* MythologyGag: Several.
** Her hatred of pets is a reference to the quest she's associated with in ''Oblivion'', where she [[spoiler:accidentally lures a mountain lion into her neighbor's basement in an attempt to get rid of said neighbor's disgusting pet rats.]]
** Her {{Gayngst}} over a romantic encounter with a colleague in Chorrol references her in-game schedule, in which she goes to the city once a month to visit fellow writer Casta Scribonia.
** Her parkour skills reference her in-game status as a skill trainer for acrobatics.
** The side-story ''Quill-Weave: Research'' is based on some filler dialogue in the game where she mentions writing a book about the Doomstones and questions whether they actually
have a pretty literal version of this in one of her spin-off comics.
* LeParkour
any magic.



* StraightGay: [[spoiler: It's revealed in a conversation with Katia that she is this. Said conversation takes place during an... awkward sleepover.]]
-->[[spoiler: '''Katia:''' So this whole thing right now, [[ItMakesSenseInContext with us bedding down together while wearing almost nothing]], this is probably really awkward and uncomfortable for you?]]
-->[[spoiler: '''Quill-Weave:''' Yeah, kind of.]]

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* StraightGay: [[spoiler: It's She's eventually revealed in a conversation with Katia to be gay, though it's implied that she's only recently becoming open about it. ''Dodger: Break the Law'' is set back when she is this. Said conversation takes place during an... awkward sleepover.]]
-->[[spoiler: '''Katia:''' So this whole thing right now, [[ItMakesSenseInContext with us bedding down together
was still in the closet, and while wearing almost nothing]], this it doesn't come up in the story itself, it is probably really awkward and uncomfortable for you?]]
-->[[spoiler: '''Quill-Weave:''' Yeah, kind of.]]
illustrated with by imaginary criminals - the two males are drawn crudely, but the female is drawn in a sexy pose with great attention to detail.

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* DoomedByCanon: He will meet his end in the daedra attack on Kvatch during ''Oblivion'''s main quest, with the Hero of Kvatch retrieving his signet ring for the acting captain of the city guard.


!!!Gaius

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!!!Gaius!!!Captain Gaius



* DoomedByCanon: Since Gaius is nowhere to be found in [[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion the game]], it is safe to assume that he perished when the Daedra attacked Kvatch. The fact that the leader of the Kvatch Guard remnants in ''Oblivion'', Captain Savlian Matius, is said to be the highest-ranking guard still alive, further cements this.

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* DoomedByCanon: Since Gaius is nowhere to be found He does not appear in [[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion the game]], it is safe to assume ''Oblivion,'' and given that he perished when the Daedra attacked Kvatch. The fact that the leader of the Kvatch Guard remnants in ''Oblivion'', Captain Savlian Matius, Matius is said to be the highest-ranking guard still alive, further cements this.alive during the quest to repel the daedra from Kvatch, it's almost certain that he'll meet his end soon.



!!!Count Goldwine

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!!!Count Ormellius Goldwine


* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: If [[WordOfGod Kazerad]]'s comment on [[http://www.prequeladventure.com/fanartbooru/post/view/2264#search=character%3AASOTIL this fanart]] is anything to go by, Asotil has a head full of blond hair and (AxCrazy CloudCuckooLander tendencies notwithstanding) a benevolent, brave and courageous heart to match.

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* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: If [[WordOfGod Kazerad]]'s comment on [[http://www.prequeladventure.com/fanartbooru/post/view/2264#search=character%3AASOTIL this fanart]] is anything to go by, Asotil has a head full of blond hair and (AxCrazy CloudCuckooLander {{Cloudcuckoolander}} tendencies notwithstanding) a benevolent, brave and courageous heart to match.



* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: At least, that's how she ''presents'' herself...



* CloudCuckooLander: He's very out there, mainly due to his rapidly-encroaching "ghost insanity." That said...
* TheCuckooLanderWasRight: Despite being half-deranged after centuries as an incorporeal spirit, he's extremely wise and has a significant amount of experience with magic, and is able to teach Katia surprisingly well even while constantly forgetting who she is and why he's talking to her.

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* CloudCuckooLander: {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: He's very out there, mainly due to his rapidly-encroaching "ghost insanity." That said...
* TheCuckooLanderWasRight: TheCuckoolanderWasRight: Despite being half-deranged after centuries as an incorporeal spirit, he's extremely wise and has a significant amount of experience with magic, and is able to teach Katia surprisingly well even while constantly forgetting who she is and why he's talking to her.

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