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* SubmissiveBadass: He's too hesitant and unsure of himself. He quickly outgrows this trope when he pulls rank on Martin (Who is a Duke) and Marcus (Duke's son.).

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* EvenEvilCanBeLoved: In spite of his unpleasant personality, his brother loves him enough to [[spoiler:take an arrow for him]], and after [[spoiler:their deaths]] Roo meets their father [[spoiler:who by now has become senile, still thinking his sons are teenagers]].


* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: Named after Arutha conDoin, the man who made the Jamison family what they are today. This causes some angst for Arutha, who wishes he was given a more common name.

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* NamedAfterSomebodyFamous: Named after Arutha conDoin, the man who made the Jamison family what they are today. This causes some angst for Arutha, who wishes he was given a more common name. [[spoiler: After his death, it's mentioned that "history will only remember one Arutha of Krondor," and that he'd be a footnote in the history books despite his heroism.]]



The son of Arutha Jamison, brother of Dashel Jamison and grandson of James Jamison I and Gamina Jamison. Named after his grandfather and like him in more ways then one. He goes on to become Duke of Krondor and then Duke of Rillanon after the Serpant War and is a key figure in bringing peace to the Western Realm again and then the Kingdom as a whole.

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The son of Arutha Jamison, brother of Dashel Jamison and grandson of James Jamison I and Gamina Jamison. Named after his grandfather and like him in more ways then one. He goes on to become Duke of Krondor and then Duke of Rillanon after the Serpant War Serpentwar and is a key figure in bringing peace to the Western Realm again and then the Kingdom as a whole.


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* GenerationXerox: Skipping a generation, he's almost a carbon copy of Jimmy the Hand, the original GuileHero of Krondor.

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* GuileHero: He's an ex-thief, and the wits that that gave him end up saving the Kingdom on multiple occasions.

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* PerfectlyArrangedMarriage: Subverted. His marriage was arranged and, while he and his wife are friendly and polite to one another, they don't love each other.

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* HypercompetentSidekick: He's Patrick's adviser, but is a far better administrator and authority figure than the Prince.


* KilledOffForReal: He dies at the Abbey of Sarth when trying to retake it with a small army.

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* HiddenDepths: He's apparently a great dancer, which is one of the few things he and his wife have in common.
* KilledOffForReal: He [[spoiler:He dies at the Abbey of Sarth when trying to retake it with a small army.]]


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* MoralityPet: He's one of the few people who have a real influence on [[{{Jerkass}} Patrick]] and canalizes several times the Prince's temper tantrums.

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* AntiVillain: Not particularly villainous in and of himself, but nonetheless a major threat to the Kingdom, due to being a soldier of the Emerald Queen and [[spoiler: a pawn of Zaltais, the dream-angel of the Nameless One]].


* GreenEyesMonster: It's implied that his eventual FaceHeelTurn is partly caused by his jealousy and resentment over Roo's success.

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* GreenEyesMonster: GreenEyedMonster: It's implied that his eventual FaceHeelTurn is partly caused by his jealousy and resentment over Roo's success.


* JerkWithAHeartofGold: He's kind of aloof and a bit of a dick to Nicholas, but he loves his family and people and is willing to sail halfway around the world to save them.

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* JerkWithAHeartofGold: JerkWithAHeartOfGold: He's kind of aloof and a bit of a dick to Nicholas, but he loves his family and people and is willing to sail halfway around the world to save them.



* TookeALevelInKindness: It's implied by Pug in ''King of Foxes'' that he eventually became a more level-headed ruler. Unfortunately, it happened off-screen between two sagas and, since he's dead in ''Conclave of Shadows'', the reader can't see his CharacterDevelopment.

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* TookeALevelInKindness: TookALevelInKindness: It's implied by Pug in ''King of Foxes'' that he eventually became a more level-headed ruler. Unfortunately, it happened off-screen between two sagas and, since he's dead in ''Conclave of Shadows'', the reader can't see his CharacterDevelopment.


* FreudianExcuse: For what it's worth, it's implied that part of his immature and warmongering nature is linked to the fact that he fears that he won't be able to step into the shoes of his grandfather Arutha.



* PetTheDog: He at least tries to be as helpful as he can during the Serpent War (until the defeat of the Demon King) and protects Erik against the wrath of the wife of his father.[[note]]Erik is the bastard son of an aristocrat and the legitimate wife of this man fears he may endanger her power and those of her sons by having some claims over the succession.[[/note]]




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* TookeALevelInKindness: It's implied by Pug in ''King of Foxes'' that he eventually became a more level-headed ruler. Unfortunately, it happened off-screen between two sagas and, since he's dead in ''Conclave of Shadows'', the reader can't see his CharacterDevelopment.



* HappilyMarried: With [[spoiler:Helen Jacoby]] at the end of the Serpent War Saga.



* FaceHeelTurn: He at first serves more or less loyally his cousin, [[spoiler:until he's tempted by Sylvia's promises]].



* GreenEyesMonster: It's implied that his eventual FaceHeelTurn is partly caused by his jealousy and resentment over Roo's success.



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: His brother Randall. His first reflex [[spoiler:after Randall is killed while [[TakingTheBullet taking the arrow]] for him]] is to try to kill Roo to avenge him.
* HairTriggerTemper: He's very impulsive and easy to anger. Also his FatalFlaw as, even when threatened with crossbows, he still tries to attack Roo out of anger.




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* SiblingYinYang: With his far more level-headed brother Randall.


* {{Badass}}: One of the biggest in the series.



* {{Badass}}: He becomes a Valheru, a creature who was able to threaten the gods.



The Duke of Crydee and member of the royal family. Father to [[spoiler: Martin,]] Arutha, Lyam and Carline. ReasonableAuthorityFigure and {{Badass}} who cares for his people.

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The Duke of Crydee and member of the royal family. Father to [[spoiler: Martin,]] Arutha, Lyam and Carline. ReasonableAuthorityFigure and {{Badass}} badass who cares for his people.



* {{Badass}}: He's the Duke of Crydee and he saves the lives of many during the Tsurani War, in particular a group of Hadati.



* {{Badass}}: He's a really badass pirate captain who became Admiral of the Western Realm and has fought and survived so many battles over the years.



* {{Badass}}: While not on Jimmy's level due to the different ways they grew up, he's still very capable.



* {{Badass}}: Like Borric, he is a really well trained noble and is known as one of the greatest Kingdom generals of all time.
** HandicappedBadass: In Darkness at Sethanon, he's missing an eye and it doesn't slow him down at all.

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* {{Badass}}: Like Borric, he is a really well trained noble and is known as one of the greatest Kingdom generals of all time.
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HandicappedBadass: In Darkness at Sethanon, he's missing an eye and it doesn't slow him down at all.



* {{Badass}}: There are few who match his power .



* {{Badass}}: A physical match for the gigantic Baru, Murad is able to survive, unarmoured, dangers that Murmandamus would normally use his undead Black Slayers to overcome.



* {{Badass}}: The first foe Tomas faces who has the power to genuinely destroy him.



* TheLoad: Subverted, while he may not be a {{Badass}} who destroys all enemies with ease, he saved Locklear and Gorath's lives on more then one occasion on the way to Krondor and his political connections and knowledge of the Eastern Realm helped out a great deal when he travelled with James and Gorath in the Eastern Realm.

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* TheLoad: Subverted, while he may not be a {{Badass}} badass who destroys all enemies with ease, he saved Locklear and Gorath's lives on more then one occasion on the way to Krondor and his political connections and knowledge of the Eastern Realm helped out a great deal when he travelled with James and Gorath in the Eastern Realm.



* {{Badass}}: He wields a bastard sword and he is deadly with it.



* {{Badass}}: While nowhere near Pug's level as a magician, she is a very talented and skilled magician.



* {{Badass}}: Whatever character flaws he has, there's no arguing that he's a really talented and well trained soldier who faces fanatical assassins and survives unscathed.



* {{Badass}}: He's considered to be one of the best warrior monks and he repeatedly proves it throughout the journey.
** AsskickingEqualsAuthority: He's so good at his job that he's promoted to a excellent warrior monk position.

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* {{Badass}}: He's considered to be one of the best warrior monks and he repeatedly proves it throughout the journey.
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AsskickingEqualsAuthority: He's so good at his job that he's promoted to a excellent warrior monk position.



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** HandicappedBadass: Nicholas has a deformed foot that he has to compensate for so he can walk normally. Thanks to Pug, he manages to heal it and just becomes {{Badass}}.
** SubmissiveBadass: He's too hesitant and unsure of himself. He quickly outgrows this trope when he pulls rank on Martin (Who is a Duke) and Marcus (Duke's son.).



* HandicappedBadass: Nicholas has a deformed foot that he has to compensate for so he can walk normally. Thanks to Pug, he manages to heal it and just becomes badass.



* SubmissiveBadass: He's too hesitant and unsure of himself. He quickly outgrows this trope when he pulls rank on Martin (Who is a Duke) and Marcus (Duke's son.).



* {{Badass}}: He's a middle aged mercenary and he has the experience and skill to show for it.



* {{Badass}}: He's a very talented soldier once he [[TookALevelInBadass is trained by Calis and the others.]]



* {{Badass}}: Due to his mixed nature, he's very hard for any normal human to beat. Bobby deLongville actually mentions that he tried over half a dozen times to best Calis in a fight and was quickly defeated each and every time.



* {{Badass}}: He is exceptionally well trained and has earnt the position of Calis' right hand man.



* {{Badass}}: One of the most powerful characters in the series and capable of feats that even Pug can't do.
* BeneathTheMask: She can be quite childish and when called out on it by Nakor, he states that if she is sometimes childish, it's because she had no real childhood.



* {{Badass}}: Subverted, while he has extensive weapon training, he's an administrator, not a soldier.



* {{Badass}}: He survives the Serpent War, which killed off alot of named characters.



* {{Badass}}: Just a little more then his brother, since he saw a bit more combat and is given the role of Sheriff of Krondor, a job he excels at.



* {{Badass}}: He's a talented and well trained guy from Rodez.
** HandicappedBadass: Due to a man smashing his right hand with a oar in Novindus, he can't use it anymore, but he's still able to use his left hand and use knives.

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* {{Badass}}: He's a talented and well trained guy from Rodez.
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HandicappedBadass: Due to a man smashing his right hand with a oar in Novindus, he can't use it anymore, but he's still able to use his left hand and use knives.



* {{Badass}}: He's served as a mercenary and a general for forty years, you don't last that long without being this.



* {{Badass}}: As a bully sargeant, he has to be this. Plus he's brave enough to call out Erik on his not very smart ideas.



* {{Badass}}: He has the potential to be even powerfuler then Pug and Miranda.



* {{Badass}}: A very well trained Duke who is a talented hunter and once used chains as an improvised weapon against a group of nomads who captured him.



* {{Badass}}: He is an incredibly powerful necromancer and more then a match for Pug.



* {{Badass}}: He knocked out a guild apprentice with one punch before having any kind of formal training.



* {{Badass}}: He's a really talented swordsman who even Tomas had difficulty facing.



* {{Badass}}: He's a demon summoner and has lived longer then Pug has and even without his demons, he's not a pushover.



* {{Badass}}: A very talented and well trained warrior who has slain many servants of evil in her time.



* {{Badass}}: He's powerful enough to conjure illusions that are so in-depth that they become real unless the targets are perceptive or smart enough to realize they're illusions and he has some powerful wands at his disposal.



* {{Badass}}: He's a demon summoner and has some powerful battle magic. And even without the demon summoner abilities once he loses them due to Dahun, he's still powerful and the reason why he and Laromendis survived being trapped on demon infested worlds.



* {{Badass}}: He's a talented magician who manages to mess up Amirantha's summoning a demon from another continent away.



* {{Badass}}: He's a Demon King, it's part of the job description.



* {{Badass}}: He's a very clever and competent young man and can fight very well. He also survives assassination attempts and is a big factor in ending the civil war and is crowned King for his efforts.



* {{Badass}}: He holds off the Keshian invasion at Crydee for a week and then continues to delay the invasion even more over time and it's said many times that he is a huge part of the success that the Western Realm has with dealing with Kesh.



* {{Badass}}: It runs in the family. In many ways he's a bigger badass then Hal or Martin since he defeated a demon made by necromancy and was a big part in making sure the Conclave of Shadows could help with the conflict at E'bar.



* {{Badass}}: She took down a wyvern on her own with an arrow to the neck, plus she uses her medical knowledge to save the lives of many of Crydee's soldiers.

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* [[spoiler: CameBackWrong: Not quite, but her "reincarnation" as Child causes a fair bit of strife and confusion for the Conclave]]

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* LikeFatherLikeSon: Averted in both directions. His sons could use their grandfather as a shaving mirror, but while he's every bit as intelligent as James (something not said lightly), he lacks the family propensity for hell-raising and thievery.


* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: He more or less vanishes from the series after Shards of a Broken Crown outside of mentions here and there that he's alive, but he and James don't talk anymore.
** Until the Magician's End, while he still has not appeared, it is revealed that James does know why he became the Upright Man and had pretended to having a fall out.

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: He more or less vanishes from the series after Shards of a Broken Crown outside of mentions here and there that he's alive, but he and James don't talk anymore. \n** Until the Magician's End, while he still has not appeared, it It is eventually revealed that James does know why he became died childless, and a descendant of his brother's ends up taking control of the Upright Man and had pretended to having a fall out.
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* SupremeChef: After defeating Kaspar, retires from active service to the Conclave to open a restaurant.

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