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* DistractedBySexy: Attempts to invoke this in the ambush in the valley.

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* DistractedBySexy: DistractedByTheSexy: Attempts to invoke this in the ambush in the valley.



* MatzoFever: The CrystalDragonJesus version of this trope at any rate.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: vaguely inspired by [[Literature/Ivanhoe Rebecca of York.]]

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: vaguely inspired by [[Literature/Ivanhoe [[Literature/{{Ivanhoe}} Rebecca of York.]]



* IcyBlueEyes: built up, as he an ActionGuy version of the GentlemanSnarker. Eventually subverted when it turns out he's a good guy. ish.

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* IcyBlueEyes: built up, as he an ActionGuy ActionHero version of the GentlemanSnarker. Eventually subverted when it turns out he's a good guy. ish.


* AnimalMotifs: the Vulture. His helmet is emblazoned with one, and it's the unofficial symbol of his company.

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* AnimalMotifs: the Vulture.eagle. His helmet is emblazoned with one, and it's the unofficial symbol of his company.


* HapppilyMarried: [[spoiler:to sir Rezzoni's daughter]]

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* HapppilyMarried: HappilyMarried: [[spoiler:to sir Rezzoni's daughter]]


* AloofDarkHairedGirl: Somewhat of a [[TheSpock Spock.]]
** AloofAlly: downplayed.

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%%* AloofAlly: downplayed.
* AloofDarkHairedGirl: Somewhat of a [[TheSpock Spock.]]
** AloofAlly: downplayed.
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** StepfordSnarker: Lampshaded. She says it's her way to cope in an all male enviornemt. However, it's part AngstWhatAngst too - it's her way to deal with [[CynicismCatalyst what happened to her father.]]



* [[spoiler: HappilyMarried: with Ammar in the epilogue.]]

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* [[spoiler: * HappilyMarried: with [[spoiler:with Ammar in the epilogue.]]



** MarriedToTheJob: And that's just fine with her, thank you for asking.

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** * MarriedToTheJob: And that's just fine with her, thank you for asking.



** TallDarkAndSnarky: See DeadpanSnarker.

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** * StepfordSnarker: Lampshaded. She says it's her way to cope in an all male enviornemt. However, it's part AngstWhatAngst too - it's her way to deal with [[CynicismCatalyst what happened to her father.]]
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TallDarkAndSnarky: See DeadpanSnarker.



* [[spoiler: HappilyMarried: with Jehane in the epilogue.]]

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* [[spoiler: HappilyMarried: with [[spoiler:with Jehane in the epilogue.]]



** CaptainSmoothAndSergeantRough: with Lain.

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** * CaptainSmoothAndSergeantRough: with Lain.



* SarcasticDevotee
* SourSupporter

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* %%* SarcasticDevotee
* %%* SourSupporter



* [[spoiler: DidNotGetTheGirl]]

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* [[spoiler: DidNotGetTheGirl]]%%* DidNotGetTheGirl



* [[spoiler: HapppilyMarried to sir Rezzoni's daughter]]

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* [[spoiler: HapppilyMarried to HapppilyMarried: [[spoiler:to sir Rezzoni's daughter]]



* [[AllLoveIsUnrequited UnrequitedLove]]: to Jehane.

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* [[AllLoveIsUnrequited UnrequitedLove]]: to Jehane.



* {{Deteminator}}

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* %%* {{Deteminator}}



* SilverFox
* TheSmartGuy

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* %%* SilverFox
* %%* TheSmartGuy



* TheHedonist: very much so.

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* %%* TheHedonist: very much so.



* AntagonisticOffspring

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** PrinceCharmless: especially in comparison to his father, who was notoriously [[TheCharmer charming.]]



* JerkassWoobie: Is a full blown Jerk, but he has a FreudianExcuse in the form of ParentalAbuse. However, he is not sympathetic enough to be a WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds.



* PrinceCharmless: especially in comparison to his father, who was notoriously [[TheCharmer charming.]]



* FemmeFatale: a talented seductress. Ammar suggested her to invoke it on Almalik the Second.
** Complete with a ContraltoOfDanger.

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* FemmeFatale: a talented seductress. Ammar suggested her to invoke it on Almalik the Second. \n** Complete with a ContraltoOfDanger.



* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice: Dies saving Rodrigo.]]

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* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice: Dies [[spoiler:Dies saving Rodrigo.]]



* SiblingYinYang

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* %%* SiblingYinYang



* RebelliousPrincess: subverted. She wished to become a nun, and was originally reluctant to marry Ramiro. However, she eventually complies.



** RebelliousPrincess: subverted. She wished to become a nun, and was originally reluctant to marry Ramiro. However, she eventually complies.



* DeadpanSnarker
[[spoiler: * HeroicSacrifice: dies protecting the Belmonte's, as part of his vow to protect them.]]

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker
[[spoiler: * HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: dies protecting the Belmonte's, as part of his vow to protect them.]]


* WomanInBlack



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* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: with his brother Reymundo.

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* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: with his brother Reymundo.Raimundo.



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* UnkemptBeauty: Her usual appearance is very modest and practical, however - many men find her very attractive. On top of that - SheCleansUpNicely, wearing an elegant gown and expensive jewelry in the King's fest.



* WorthyOpponent: considers bandit Hasan Ibn Tarif to be one. It's mutual.

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* WorthyOpponent: considers bandit Hasan Hassan Ibn Tarif to be one. It's mutual.



* AloofDarkHairedGirl
* BrainyBrunette

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* AloofDarkHairedGirl
AloofDarkHairedGirl: a [[TheStoic stoic]], very unapproachable brunette
* BrainyBrunetteBrainyBrunette: While not academically trained like Ishak and Jehane, she's knowledgeable and clever.



* NonActionGuy
* TheQuietOne

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* NonActionGuy
NiceGuy: A steady, loyal presence in Jehane's life.
* TheQuietOne
NonActionGuy: according to Jehane, he has never done a violent thing in his life [[spoiler: until killing a Muwardi soldier attempting to kill Rodrigo.]]
* TheQuietOne: barely speaks. When he does, he is describes as modest and soft spoken.




!!In Arvastro

[[folder: Tariff Ibn Hassan]]

A notorious bandit who raids convoys in the areas around Cartada and Ragosa.

* BadassBeard: a trade mark of his. [[spoiler: he shaves it before sneaking into Ragosa.]]
* BanditClan: the head of one.
* PapaWolf: will risk his life to save his sons.
* WorthyOpponent: considers Mazur Ben Avren to be one. It's mutual.

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Idar Ibn Tariff]]

Tariff's son, second in command in the BanditClan.

* FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling: Downplayed - the responsible one to Abir's foolish one.
* WellDoneSonGuy: dreams of becoming like his father, but knows that he could never compare. Therefore, he seeks his father's approval constantly.

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[[folder: Abir Ibn Tariff]]

Tariff's younger son.

* FoolishSiblingResponsibleSibling: Downplayed - the foolish one to Idar's Responsible one. While not foolish per say, he is less mature, patient and reasonable.

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* ActionGirl
* DeadpanSnarker
* FieryRedhead
* HappilyMarried
* MamaBear

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* ActionGirl
ActionGirl: very capable with a bow and arrow.
* DeadpanSnarker
DeadpanSnarker: She out-snarks Rodrigo, which is quite the achievement.
* FieryRedhead
FieryRedhead: You don't want to cross that redhead.
* HappilyMarried
HappilyMarried: to Rodrigo, even though she gives him hell sometimes.
* MamaBear
MamaBear: Nothing comes before her sons - not the king, not her husband and not her friends.
* WorldsMostBeautifulWoman: she is said to be the most beautiful woman in Valledo, if not in all of Esperania.



* CynicsmCatalyst

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* CynicsmCatalystCynicsmCatalyst: [[spoiler: Diego's injury.]]
* LikeFatherLikeSon: is said to have his father's talent in dueling and horseback riding.



* SiblingYinYang
* TwinBanter
* WellDoneSonGuy

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* SiblingYinYang
SiblingYinYang: He is short tempered, argumentative and bold - complete opposite of his twin.
* TwinBanter
TwinBanter: Most of his line [[spoiler: before he and Diego join the military]] are this.
* WellDoneSonGuy
WellDoneSonGuy: Dreams of becoming a capable soldier, to please his father.



* CombatClairvoyance

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* CombatClairvoyanceCombatClairvoyance: has visions of his father's actions, especially when he is in danger or in battle. [[spoiler: this skill later becomes an asset to Ramiro's army.]]
* LikeFatherLikeSon: is calm and assured like his father. He also has his smile, according to Miranda.



* TwinBanter
* WellDoneSonGuy

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* TwinBanter
TwinBanter: he usually outwits Fernan in those.
* WellDoneSonGuy
WellDoneSonGuy: he's not as intense about it as Fernan, but he clearly thinks the world of his father, and takes his opinion of him ''very'' seriously.



* TheCharmer
* HappilyMarried
* TheHedonist
* TheGoodKing
* NowItsPersonal
* SilverFox
* TheUsurper

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* TheCharmer
TheCharmer: Ines always tries to put him in his place, and fails miserably because of his charming ways. However, it's implied he is not as charming as Reymundo used to be.
* HappilyMarried
HappilyMarried: to Ines.
* TheHedonist
TheHedonist: Ines finds it to be heretic, and very distracting.
* TheGoodKing
TheGoodKing: Valledo flourishes under his rule, and it's clear he is the most powerful and beloved Esperanina king.
* NowItsPersonal
NowItsPersonal: [[spoiler: he was already considering going to war against Cartada, but was hesitant. That is until the poisoned arrow that almost killed Ines was discovered to be of Cartadian origin.]]
* SilverFox
SilverFox: Ines seems to like it.
* TheUsurper
TheUsurper: Originally the king of smaller Khalonia, he invaded Valledo after his brother's untimely death. Given the tension between the brothers, Rodrigo always assumed that Ramiro had something to do with Reymundo's death. [[spoiler: he wasn't right. but he wasn't exactly wrong.]]



* FieryRedhead
* WhenSheSmiles

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* FieryRedhead
FieryRedhead: she is one stubborn redhead.
* WhenSheSmiles
HappilyMarried: to Ramiro.
* SpiritedYoungWoman: used to be one as a princess.
** RebelliousPrincess: subverted. She wished to become a nun, and was originally reluctant to marry Ramiro. However, she eventually complies.
* WhenSheSmiles: She is mostly stern, but when she lets loose, she is very beautiful.



* AlwaysSomeoneBetter
* TheDandy

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* AlwaysSomeoneBetter
AlwaysSomeoneBetter: with Rodrigo. He knows he would've never reached his current position of power if it weren't for the bad blood between Ramiro and Rodrigo over Reymundo's death. Therefor he is very competitive with him, and makes sure to put him in his place.
* TheDandyTheDandy: his description is bordering on the prissy.



[[spoiler: * HeroicSacrifice.]]
* ServileServant

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[[spoiler: * HeroicSacrifice.HeroicSacrifice: dies protecting the Belmonte's, as part of his vow to protect them.]]
* ServileServant


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* AloofDarkHairedGirl: Has shaed of TheStoic.

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* AloofDarkHairedGirl: Has shaed Somewhat of TheStoic. a [[TheSpock Spock.]]
** AloofAlly: downplayed.



* * MarriedToTheJob: And that's just fine with her, thank you for asking.

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* * ** MarriedToTheJob: And that's just fine with her, thank you for asking.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: vaguely inspired by [[Literature/Ivanhoe Rebecca of York.]]



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: inspired by the historic Andalusian figure Ibn Ammar. See [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibn_Ammar other wiki]].



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* AnimalMotifs: the Vulture. His helmet is emblazoned with one, and it's the unofficial symbol of his company.



* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Inspired by Spanish national hero El Cid. See [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Cid the other wiki]].



* CaptainSmoothAndSergeantRough: the sergeant to Rodrigo's captain.

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* CaptainSmoothAndSergeantRough: the sergeant to Rodrigo's captain. However, is not a SergeantRock.



** KnightInSourArmour

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** KnightInSourArmour* KnightInSourArmour: no one is safe from his sharp tongue.



* SarcasticDevotee
* SourSupporter



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* CultureClash: expiriences this in the big Asharite city Ragosa, as a FishOutOfWater.



[[folder: Houssari Ibn Musa]]

An Asharite silk Merchant from Fezana, Jehane's patient. Was ment to die in the purge. Fled Fezana to Valledo with Belmonte's company. After Rodrigo's exile, he arrives with the company to Ragosa.

* BlitheSpirit: Jehane lampshades this, saying it's impossible to dislike him, because of the energy he brings.
* {{Deteminator}}
* NiceHat: after joining Rodrigo's company, he strates wearing a wide-brimmed leather hat.
* TookALevelInBadass: Goes from NonActionGuy to soldier and horseman.

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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Inspired by [[Samuel_ibn_Naghrillah Shmuel Hanagid]], a Jewish leader, military general, scholar and poet during the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_age_of_Jewish_culture_in_Spain Jewish Golden Age]].



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* NoCelebritiesWereHarmed: Based on the Berber ruler of Granada, [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Habbus_al-Muzaffar Habbus al-Muzaffar]].



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[[folder: Eliana Beth Danel]]

Ishak's wife and Jehane's mother.

* AloofDarkHairedGirl
* BrainyBrunette
* DefrostingIceQueen: After [[CynicismCatalyst what happened to her husband]], she crossed the line from TheStoic/TheSpock to seemingly EmotionlessGirl. When he regains his some ability to speak she starts defrosting. [[spoiler: only the attack of the Kindath of Fezana really shakes it out of her.]]

[[/folder]]


[[folder: Velaz Ben Ishak]]

A servant for Ishak's family, a freed slave and converted Kindath. Leaves Fezana with Jehane after The Purge.

* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice: Dies saving Rodrigo.]]
* NonActionGuy
* TheQuietOne

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[[folder: Miranda Belmonte]]

* ActionGirl
* DeadpanSnarker
* FieryRedhead
* HappilyMarried
* MamaBear

[[/folder]]


[[folder: Fernan Belmonte]]

* CynicsmCatalyst
* RedOniBlueOni: Red to Diego's Blue.
* SiblingYinYang
* TwinBanter
* WellDoneSonGuy

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[[folder: Diego Belmonte]]

* CombatClairvoyance
* RedOniBlueOni: Blue to Fernan's Red.
* SiblingYinYang
* TwinBanter
* WellDoneSonGuy

[[folder: King Ramiro of Valledo]]

* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: with his brother Reymundo.
* TheCharmer
* HappilyMarried
* TheHedonist
* TheGoodKing
* NowItsPersonal
* SilverFox
* TheUsurper

[[/folder]]

[[folder: Queen Ines of Valledo]]

* FieryRedhead
* WhenSheSmiles

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[[folder: Count Gonzalez De Rada]]

* AlwaysSomeoneBetter
* TheDandy
* DeadpanSnarker
[[spoiler: * HeroicSacrifice.]]
* ServileServant

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* [[spoiler: DidNotGetTheGirl]]



* [[spoiler: HapppilyMarried to sir Rezzoni's daughter]]




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* [[AllLoveIsUnrequited UnrequitedLove]]: to Jehane.



The Loyal, brilliant advisor of King Badir of Ragosa.

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The Loyal, Loyal and brilliant Kindath advisor of King Badir of Ragosa.



The beloved king of Ragosa. Wishes to usurp Almalik as the most powerful king in Al Rassan.

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The beloved beloved, clever king of Ragosa. Wishes to usurp Almalik as the most powerful king in Al Rassan.
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Almalik's eldest son, and the main benefector from his assaination. Aspires to become a greater king than his father, and increase Cartada's reign ''by all means neccessary.''
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* InSeriesNickname: Ammar and Zabirah refer to him as Malik. Could be a childhood nickname.



King Almalik the First's third wife. Flees Cartada with Ammar after his assasination to Ragosa, where she becomes Mazur's consort.
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* TheChessmaster: senses the threat in the air after the Fezana Purge, and sends her sons to Ragosa. After the assasination, she seduces Ammar - he husband's killer, and persuades him to escort her to Ragosa, to help her put her son on the Cartada throne. She then enlists Badir and Mazur to her cause.



* FemmeFatale: a talented seductress. Contemplated invoking this trope on Almalik the Second.
** Complete with ContraltoOfDanger.

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* FemmeFatale: a talented seductress. Contemplated invoking this trope Ammar suggested her to invoke it on Almalik the Second.
** Complete with a ContraltoOfDanger.




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!!In Fezana

[[folder: Ishak Ben Yonannon]]

Famous Kindath doctor. Jehane's father and Eliana's husband. Almalik the First had him blinded and have his tongue removed after seeing Zabirah naked while delivering her baby in what is described in the novel as the first ever Caesarean section.

* DisabilitySuperpower: becomes an even better surgeon after losing his eyesight - something that should have been a CareerEndingInjury.
* TheSilentBob: not willingly.
* ThrowingOffTheDisability: his muteness. Ammar's arrival to Fezana makes him try to speak, for the first time in many years.


!!In Valledo


** StepfordSnarker: Lampshaded. She says it's her way to cope in an all male enviornemt.

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** StepfordSnarker: Lampshaded. She says it's her way to cope in an all male enviornemt. However, it's part AngstWhatAngst too - it's her way to deal with [[CynicismCatalyst what happened to her father.]]



* KnightKnaveAndSquire: The Knight to Alvar's squire and Lain's knave.



* NumberTwo: to Rodrigo.

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** KnightInSourArmour
* KnightKnaveAndSquire: The Kanve to Alvar's squire and Rodrigo's knight.
* NumberTwo: to Rodrigo.



* KnightKnaveAndSquire: The Knight to Lain's knave and Rodrigo's knight.



* TheStrategist: seems to be the best aamong the best. However, he isn't a warrior.

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* TheStrategist: seems to be the best aamong among the best. However, he isn't a warrior.




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* WorthyOpponent: considers bandit Hasan Ibn Tarif to be one. It's mutual.




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[[folder:King Badir of Ragosa]]
The beloved king of Ragosa. Wishes to usurp Almalik as the most powerful king in Al Rassan.

* TheHedonist: the most hedonistic king in a book filled with hedonistic monarchs.
* TheGoodKing: though he has some vices.
* SilverFox

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!!In Cartada

[[folder: King Almalik the First, the Lion of Cartada]]
The most powerful king in Al Rassan. Husband of Zabirah, father of Almalik the Second, Hazem and Zabirah's two sons.

* TheCharmer: EvenTheGuysWantHim. Even though he is a JerkWithAHeartOfJerk.
* CruelMercy: invoked on Ishak Ben Yonannon.
* DecadentCourt: rules one.
* {{Jerkass}}: To his sons, his friends and his subjects (note the Fezana Purge). It seems the only one spared is Zabirah.
* TheHedonist: very much so.
* TheMagnificent: ''The Lion''.

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[[folder: Almalik the Second]]

* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: With his father. Lampshaded by Ammar - he states that Almalik still measures himself in comaprison to his father, even after said father was dead (see {{Patricide}} below).
* AntagonisticOffspring
* TheEvilPrince: While not as ruthless as his father, he stoops pretty low - Supporting Ammar's assasination of his father then betraying him, as well as the attempted assasinations of [[spoiler: his brothers, queen Ines and Rodrigo.]]
** PrinceCharmless: especially in comparison to his father, who was notoriously [[TheCharmer charming.]]
* JerkassWoobie: Is a full blown Jerk, but he has a FreudianExcuse in the form of ParentalAbuse. However, he is not sympathetic enough to be a WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds.
* Patricide: invoked on his father via Ammar.
* RoyalBrat: it's implied by Zabirah and his father that he used to be one, though Ammar doesn't seem to think so.
* TheUsurper: Climbes to the throne over his father's body. Literally.

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[[folder: Zabirah of Cartada]]

* AloofDarkHairedGirl: A brunette FemmeFatale.
* TheFashionista: lampshaded sarcasticly by Jehane. She is well dressed to impractical levels.
* FemmeFatale: a talented seductress. Contemplated invoking this trope on Almalik the Second.
** Complete with ContraltoOfDanger.
* HotConsort: To Mazur. A widowed version of this trope to Almalik the First.
* MamaBear: Will do anything to protect her sons. She also aims to make the older one [[TheUsurper king of Cartada.]]
* ProudBeauty: implied. She definitly knows that she is beautiful.
* ShipperOnDeck: After the king's fest, she tells Mazur that Ammar seems to be bothered with emotional matters. It's left unclear if she refers to his feeling towards Jehane or [[BiTheWay towards Rodrigo.]]
* WomanInBlack
* WorldsMostBeautifulWoman: Shares the reputation with Miranda Belmonte.

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The characters from ''Literature/TheLionsOfAlRassan''.

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!!Main Characters

[[folder:Jehane Bet Ishak]]

Jehane is a young Kindath physician, the daughter of the famous Ishak Ben Yonannon. She flees Fezana after the Cartadian purge, after keeping one of the men meant to die under her medical care during the event. She becomes a military doctor for Rodrigo Belmonte's company in Ragosa.
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* AloofDarkHairedGirl: Has shaed of TheStoic.
* AmicableExes: with Bakir, her former lover from Fezana.
* BrainyBrunette: a clever, sharp, brown haired doctor.
* BrokenBird: Dowplayed -[[spoiler: after Velaz dies]]. Eventually subverted, as ties call for to get her shit together.
* BrutalHonesty: She knows it's one of her flaws.
* DeadpanSnarker: A trademark fo hers. Frequently lampshaded. However, it is somewhat of a WorldOfSnark.
** StepfordSnarker: Lampshaded. She says it's her way to cope in an all male enviornemt.
* DeathGlare: She attempts to use it on Rodrigo and Ammar, without success.
* {{Determinator}}: nothing will stop her in her to become a doctor, or in her way to save a life. [[spoiler: or on her way to be with Ammar.]]
* DistractedBySexy: Attempts to invoke this in the ambush in the valley.
* [[spoiler: HappilyMarried: with Ammar in the epilogue.]]
* HospitalHottie: a beautiful doctor.
* JustFriends: With Alvar.
* LikeFatherLikeSon: Calm, collected professional FrontierDoctor- like her father. A StepfordSnarker like her mother.
* * MarriedToTheJob: And that's just fine with her, thank you for asking.
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: After Ziri kills Farazor in Orvilla.
* NearDeathExperience: [[spoiler: after the attempted assaniation of Zabirah's sons.]]
* TheSmartGirl: A non-action BadassBookworm woman, surrounded by male warriors.
* TeacherStudentRomance: with Ser Rezzoni, her teacher in Batiara.
* StatuesqueStunner: implied to be this.
** TallDarkAndSnarky: See DeadpanSnarker.

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Ammar Ibn Khairan]]

Cartadian military strategist and a notorious former assasin. Turns his back on Almalik the First of Cartada after the Fezana purge. He assasinated him, and exiled for his crimes by his son, his own protege - Almalik the Second. He becomes a general-for-hire for Ragosa.

* BiTheWay: Implied often, tough he doesn't admit it. It's clear his fascination with Rodrigo, and possibly with Almalik the first and the second, is more than friendly. Could also be a case of AnythingThatMoves.
* TheCharmer: Not a [[TheCasanova Casanova]], but ladies fall at his feet. EvenTheGuysWantHim.
* CulturedWarrior: Versed in poetry and history, on top of being a top duelist and a military strategist.
* {{The Dandy}}: Has shades of this.
* DeadpanSnarker: of the GentlemanSnarker variation.
* [[spoiler: HappilyMarried: with Jehane in the epilogue.]]
* IcyBlueEyes: built up, as he an ActionGuy version of the GentlemanSnarker. Eventually subverted when it turns out he's a good guy. ish.
* ProudBeauty: Lampshaded by Jehane.
* TheStrategist: And a brilliant one at that.
* WarriorPoet: His two main skills.
* WillTheyOrWontThey: with Jehane. [[spoiler: they do. duh.]]

[[/folder]]

[[folder:Rodrigo Belmonte]]

Feared brave military captain of the Valledo horsemen. Sent to collect protection fees from Fezana in the name of King Ramiro of Valledo, he confront the Valledan men looting Orvillia after the Fezana purge. His actions during that night cost him his position in Valledo, and he is exiled. He and his company leave to Ragosa, to join King Badir's ranks.
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* BadassMustache: he is a badass of legendary caliber.
* {{Berserk Button}}: Raymundo's death. Garcia de Rada can tell you all about that.
* TheCaptain: a practically unbeatable one. [[spoiler: until he isn't.]]
** CaptainSmoothAndSergeantRough: with Lain.
* CulturedWarrior: Not as fancy as Ammar, but very elegant and knowledgable in the world outside of the battlefield.
* {{Determinator}}: Part of what makes him a good soldier.
* FatherToHisMen: They adore him, and he cares for them deeply. Lampshaded by Jehane.
* HappilyMarried: to Miranda.
* {{Has A Type}}: [[DeadpanSnarker Deadpan Snarkers]].
* {{My Country Right or Wrong}}: eventually.
* {{Papa Wolf}}: Very much so. Though not as much as his wife.
* TheStrategist: up to par with Ammar and Mazur.

[[/folder]]

!!Rodrigo's Company

[[folder:Lain Nunez]]

* CaptainSmoothAndSergeantRough: the sergeant to Rodrigo's captain.
* GrumpyBear: of the DeadpanSnarker variation. [[WorldOfSnark Duh.]]
* NumberTwo: to Rodrigo.
[[/folder]]


[[folder:Alvar De Fieno]]
A young soldier in Rodrigo's company.
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* ButtMonkey: in universe, to the ommanders of Belmonte's company. He doesnt seem to mind it much.
* DeadpanSnarker: Rodrigo and Lain give him hell for it.
* DoggedNiceGuy: to Jehane.
* JustFriends: With Jehane.
* LikeFatherLikeSon: Alvar was surprised to hear his father used be a hot headed DeadpanSnarker like himself when he was younger.
* TallDarkAndHandsome: Women tend to find him very attractive.

[[/folder]]

!!In Ragosa

[[folder:Mazur Ben Avren]]

The Loyal, brilliant advisor of King Badir of Ragosa.
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* TheCasanova: lampshaded by Jehane.
* DeadpanSnarker: though it's mostly for Jehane.
* InUniverseNickname: Prince of the Kindath.
* TheLancer: To King Badir. Dervitive of his status as NumberTwo.
* SilverFox
* TheSmartGuy
* TheStrategist: seems to be the best aamong the best. However, he isn't a warrior.
* WarriorPoet: Commands wars and writes poems, though he isn't as philosophical about it as Ammar.

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