Follow TV Tropes

Following

History Characters / TheSorcerersDaughter

Go To



* AChildShallLeadThem: She is an impulsive, easily-influenced teenager, and it shows.

to:

* AChildShallLeadThem: Deconstructed. She is an impulsive, easily-influenced teenager, and it shows.shows. With tragic consequences [[spoiler:when she gets tricked into sentencing her husband to die.]]


* DarkAndTroubledPast: He was betrayed [[spoiler:by his adored wife and the people who used to praise him, nearly burned alive for something he hasn't done, and rescued by a sorcerer who told him that when he heals someone without magic three times, his horrible burns will return]]. Hadn't it been for Odile, he might have fully slipped into villainy.



* DarkAndTroubledPast: He was betrayed [[spoiler:by his adored wife and the people who used to praise him, nearly burned alive for something he hasn't done, and rescued by a sorcerer who told him that when he heals someone without magic three times, his horrible burns will return]]. Hadn't it been for Odile, he might have fully slipped into villainy.

Added DiffLines:

* DeterminedDoctor: ''Nothing'', not even [[spoiler:the threat of his horrible burns coming back]], can stop him from healing the sick.


* GenreSavvy: When she is held captive [[spoiler:by Liemerich]], she refuses to eat or drink anything [[spoiler:for fear of magical potions]]. [[spoiler:When she realizes she needs food to keep her strength, she eats only the things that can hardly be mixed with anything: apples, a hard-boiled egg, and a few nuts]].


* GoodIsNotDumb: He is politically savvy, well-educated, and has a sense of humor.
* GoodShepherd: He is very pious (Rothbartís magic canít harm him, and his prayers keep [[spoiler:the dragon]] at bay) and genuinely cares for his flock.

to:

* GoodIsNotDumb: He GentlemanAndAScholar: Apart from being a GoodShepherd, he is politically savvy, well-educated, savvy and has a sense of humor.
well-educated.
* GoodShepherd: He is very pious (Rothbartís magic canít harm him, and his prayers keep [[spoiler:the dragon]] at bay) and genuinely cares for his flock.



* PutOnABus: He leaves for Rome soon after [[spoiler:Liemerichís defeat]] and therefore entirely misses [[spoiler:the epidemic]], returning in the second-to-last chapter to announce that [[spoiler:Rothbartís anathema is removed, the Pope has blessed his medical practice to avoid any further accusations of sorcery, the crown of Naples is his, and heís advised to get married as soon as possible to have an heir for Naples since Odile is staying in Schwanswald]].

to:

* PutOnABus: He leaves for Rome soon after [[spoiler:Liemerichís defeat]] and therefore entirely misses [[spoiler:the epidemic]], returning in the second-to-last chapter to announce that [[spoiler:Rothbartís anathema is removed, the Pope has blessed his medical practice to avoid any further accusations of sorcery, the crown of Naples is his, and heís advised to get married as soon as possible to have an heir for Naples since Odile is staying in Schwanswald]].chapter.




to:

* SugarAndIcePersonality: He is usually calm, collected and strict in public, but his softer side is no secret to anyone who knows him personally.


* DefiantCaptive: She gets kidnapped [[spoiler:twice during the book]], and she always make sure the kidnapper knows her spirit isn't broken.

to:

* DefiantCaptive: She gets kidnapped [[spoiler:twice during the book]], and she always make makes sure the kidnapper knows her spirit isn't broken.

Added DiffLines:

* FacialHorror: After [[spoiler:getting burned at the stake]], he faints at the mere sight of his face. His EvilMentor heals him, but warns him that [[spoiler:the monstrous looks will return should Rothbart ever heal three people without magic]].


* NoMrBondIExpectYouToDine: He treats [[spoiler:the captive Odette]] with unfailing politeness and civility. He also gives [[spoiler:her]] any food she likes ([[spoiler:she only eats little, for fear of getting drugged]]) and allows [[spoiler:her]] to walk freely within the walls [[spoiler:of Castle Tudl]]. [[spoiler:It doesn't make her think better of him and ultimately proves to be his undoing, as she is able to pass a message to Rothbart and Siegfried and plan her escape]].

to:

* EvilCannotComprehendGood: His perfect plan of [[spoiler:killing Siegfried and framing Rothbart for kidnapping Odette]] has this as a major flaw Ė he doesnít foresee that [[spoiler:Rothbart will cure the prince and that Rothbart and Siegfried will rush to save Odette]].
* NoMrBondIExpectYouToDine: He treats [[spoiler:the captive Odette]] with unfailing politeness and civility. He also gives [[spoiler:her]] any splendid food she likes ([[spoiler:she only eats little, for fear of getting drugged]]) and allows [[spoiler:her]] to walk freely within the walls [[spoiler:of Castle Tudl]]. [[spoiler:It doesn't make her think better of him and ultimately proves to be his undoing, as she is able to pass a message to Rothbart and Siegfried and plan her escape]].

Added DiffLines:

* TheKindnapper: He kidnaps [[spoiler:his baby daughter from the palace]]. A rare fully justified example, since otherwise, [[spoiler:Odile]] would have been killed by plotters, and even had they spared [[spoiler:her]] for some reason, they would have turned [[spoiler:her]] into a political pawn, since nobody [[spoiler:at court]] really cared for [[spoiler:her]].

Added DiffLines:

* MagicalSeventhSon: To the [[spoiler:king of Naples]].

Added DiffLines:

* GracefulLoser: He acknowledges his defeat and remains calm throughout his imprisonment and trial, even though he is sure he is doomed to the stake.


* AbsentMindedProfessor: He is rather absent-minded since he is mostly devoted to studying obscure medical potions. That donít always help.

to:

* AbsentMindedProfessor: He is rather absent-minded a {{Cloudcuckoolander}} since he is mostly devoted to studying obscure medical potions. That donít always help.



to:

* AbsentMindedProfessor: He is rather absent-minded since he is mostly devoted to studying obscure medical potions. That donít always help.


* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: His hair is of a very light shade (he has a Norwegian grandmother), and he is ultimately a very nice guy.

to:

* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: His hair is of a very light shade (he has a Norwegian grandmother), great-grandmother), and he is ultimately a very nice guy.



* LadykillerInLove: After he falls in love with Odile. Thankfully for him, both Odile and Rothbart see he is sincere; however, his friends find it hard to believe that he is able of loving one woman for a long time.

to:

* LadykillerInLove: After he falls in love with Odile. Thankfully for him, both Odile and Rothbart see he is sincere; however, his friends find it hard to believe that he is able capable of loving one woman for a long time.


Added DiffLines:

* NoMrBondIExpectYouToDine: He treats [[spoiler:the captive Odette]] with unfailing politeness and civility. He also gives [[spoiler:her]] any food she likes ([[spoiler:she only eats little, for fear of getting drugged]]) and allows [[spoiler:her]] to walk freely within the walls [[spoiler:of Castle Tudl]]. [[spoiler:It doesn't make her think better of him and ultimately proves to be his undoing, as she is able to pass a message to Rothbart and Siegfried and plan her escape]].


Added DiffLines:

* AChildShallLeadThem: She is an impulsive, easily-influenced teenager, and it shows.

Showing 15 edit(s) of 44

Top

How well does it match the trope?

Example of:

/

Media sources:

/

Report