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* AltumVidetur: Members of the Wizard Orthodox Church are called Omnis Arcanum Christians, which means All Secret Christians


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* GratuitousLatin: Members of the Wizard Orthodox Church are called Omnis Arcanum Christians, which means All Secret Christians in Latin.


** Discussed regarding the statue of [[GreekMythology Pan]] having sex with a goat in that[[DoubleStandard it's okay]] because Pan is a god

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** Discussed regarding the statue of [[GreekMythology [[Myth/GreekMythology Pan]] having sex with a goat in that[[DoubleStandard it's okay]] because Pan is a god


* AnArmAndALeg: Severus Snape survives the Battle of Hogwarts, but loses his right arm.



** Many purebloods hold Muggleborn or mix-blooded wizards in disdain. That's not even getting into how they feel about Muggles...

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** Many purebloods hold Muggleborn or mix-blooded wizards in disdain. That's not even getting into how they feel about Muggles... This is actually becoming a problem in-story, as the purebloods childish obsession with intermarriage is causing them to go extinct. The only reason Wizard Britains caste-like social system hasnt collapsed already is that wizards tend to live longer than Muggles.


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* KarmaHoudini: Draco gets a minor case of this as his attempted murder of Ron has no real consequence in the long run, since Dumbledore agrees to let him back into Hogwarts after he fails to learn enough German for Durmstrang. The Order is more concerned with denying Voldemort as many followers as possible, and permanently expelling and isolating Draco would drive him right into Voldemorts arms.


* DearNegativeReader: Due to vitrol relating to the religious themes, the author adds a header on the first page of ''Mortal Flesh'' that is DontLikeDontRead


** Once Sirius takes his place as the ''paterfamilias'' of the House of Black, he is required to produce an heir. Since he's in a committed relationship with Remus, he finds himself in a difficult situation

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** Once Sirius takes his place as the ''paterfamilias'' of the House of Black, he is required to produce an heir. Since he's in a committed relationship with Remus, he finds himself in a difficult situationsituation. [[spoiler: He ends up making an arrangement with Pettifers granddaughter, and has a daughter with her who is raised by him and Remus. He also adopts Narcissa's second son as his own after she reveals Lucius might not be his father]]



* MoralGuardians: Hogwarts' Board of Governors used to be composed of these

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* MoralGuardians: Hogwarts' Board of Governors used to be composed of thesethese. At one point, they had demanded segregated school houses because many of them didnt want their daughters consorting with lower class boys, and were only thwarted because both the Sorting Hat and Hogwarts itself wouldnt co-operate, and even then they still forced the school to use ridiculously conservative Quiditch uniforms for the girls for several years.



* PerversePuppet: Sirius's father, Mercurius Black, was a powerful Aniamtor given to experimentation. He created many horrifying automatons while alive and set them around Black Manor to spy on his kids. Although these contraptions didn't have minds of their own, they were programmed by Mercurius to attack people (including his own sons).

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* PerversePuppet: Sirius's father, Mercurius Black, was a powerful Aniamtor given to experimentation. He created many horrifying automatons while alive and set them around Black Manor to spy on his kids. Although these contraptions didn't have minds of their own, they were programmed by Mercurius to attack people (including his own sons). A few of them are still roaming around inside the sealed off parts of the mansion decades after his death.



* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: Adverted. The Board of Governors was composed of MoralGuardians who did not want their daughters to be around [[UnusualEuphemism lower class]] boys and thus created a dress code that included corsets and bloomers and there was even an attempt to have segregated Houses but [[MalevolentArchitecture Hogwarts]] did not cooperate. When Dumbledore became headmaster, the dress code ended

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* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: Adverted.Averted. The Board of Governors was composed of MoralGuardians who did not want their daughters to be around [[UnusualEuphemism lower class]] boys and thus created a dress code that included corsets and bloomers and there was even an attempt to have segregated Houses but [[MalevolentArchitecture Hogwarts]] did not cooperate. When Dumbledore became headmaster, the dress code ended


* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Many characters hold homophobic and/or elitist views that would not fly in modern Muggle society

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* DeliberateValuesDissonance: Many characters hold homophobic and/or elitist views that would not fly in modern Muggle society society.
* EnemyMine: The opposition to Voldemort means that this is how the Order of the Phoenix works. It's membership includes Christians and pagan wizards, as well haughty purebloods, talented muggleborns, criminals and Aurors. Not the sort of people that would normally work together.



* StrangeBedFellows: The opposition to Voldemort means that this is how the Order of the Phoenix works. It's membership includes Christians and pagan wizards, as well haughty purebloods, talented muggleborns, criminals and Aurors. Not the sort of people that would normally work together

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--> '''Blaise''': (talking about the ''Sunday Prophet'') Do you want the cartoons section?
--> '''Harry''': No thanks. I like my humour to be funny.


* NoSocialSkills: Spending his formative years with the Dursleys did a number on Harry's social skills. His years of isolation at Hogwarts didn't help either. Harry has a lot of trouble making meaningful interpersonal relationships with others. He tends to rebuff any friendly overtures with pointed sarcasm, alienating potential allies and isolating himself.
* ObstructiveBureaucrat: Any attempts at changing the status quo in the Wizengamot is shot down by the elitist purebloods in attendance (read: basically all of them).

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* NoSocialSkills: Spending his formative years with the Dursleys did a number on Harry's social skills. His years of isolation at Hogwarts didn't help either. Harry has a lot of trouble making meaningful interpersonal relationships with others. He tends to rebuff any friendly overtures with pointed sarcasm, alienating potential allies and isolating himself.
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* NouveauRiche: Pettifer has this opinion of the Malfoys
* ObstructiveBureaucrat: Any attempts at changing the status quo in the Wizengamot is shot down by the elitist purebloods in attendance (read: basically all of them).them)


* HatesEveryoneEqually: Harry views the majority of humanity with suspicion and mistrust, with very few exceptions. He expects just about everyone to have an ulterior motive and for every favor to come with a hidden string. Blaise Zabini even half-jokingly calls Harry a misanthrope.

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* HatesEveryoneEqually: Harry views the majority of humanity with suspicion and mistrust, with very few exceptions. He expects just about everyone to have an ulterior motive and for every favor to come with a hidden string. Blaise Zabini even half-jokingly calls Harry a misanthrope.misanthrope



* HeirClubForMen: By Wizarding law, male heirs take precedence over any female heirs in matters of inheritance. While women ''can'' inherit if no other suitable male candidates can be found, they will always be the last resort.
** Once Sirius takes his place as the ''paterfamilias'' of the House of Black, he is required to produce an heir. Since he's in a committed relationship with Remus, he finds himself in a difficult situation.

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* HeirClubForMen: By Wizarding law, male heirs take precedence over any female heirs in matters of inheritance. While women ''can'' inherit if no other suitable male candidates can be found, they will always be the last resort.
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** Once Sirius takes his place as the ''paterfamilias'' of the House of Black, he is required to produce an heir. Since he's in a committed relationship with Remus, he finds himself in a difficult situation.situation
* IdiotBall: Draco Malfoy gets hit with this hard in the seventh fic, when he crafts a trap spell set up with a static Sectumsempra, considering he would be the main suspect after his attempted murder of Ron. Taken UpToEleven when Harry decides not to report him

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* DearNegativeReader: Due to vitrol relating to the religious themes, the author adds a header on the first page of ''Mortal Flesh'' that is DontLikeDontRead


* GoodIsOldFashionable: Pettifier

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* GoodIsOldFashionable: GoodIsOldFashioned: Pettifier


* TheFace: Harry becomes this for Slytherin after usurping Malfoy's position as 'king'. [[TheLancer Zabini]] reminds Harry that the latter must make himself available and visible to his House if he wants to stay in power. He is also the go-to guy for any problems with his Housemates.
* FantasticRacism: The wizarding world is not kind to werewolves. They are banned from many jobs, forcing them to find whatever work they can (legal or not). They are not allowed to live among Muggles (preventing them from getting a more mundane job) and cannot inherit anything in the event that a family member dies.

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* TheFace: Harry becomes this for Slytherin after usurping Malfoy's position as 'king'. [[TheLancer Zabini]] reminds Harry that the latter must make himself available and visible to his House if he wants to stay in power. He is also the go-to guy for any problems with his Housemates.
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* FantasticRacism: The wizarding world is not kind to werewolves. They are banned from many jobs, forcing them to find whatever work they can (legal or not). They are not allowed to live among Muggles (preventing them from getting a more mundane job) and cannot inherit anything in the event that a family member dies. dies



* FlatEarthAtheist: Voldemort is mentioned as being an atheist, despite, as Harry points out, the very concept of some magic requires incantations that call on demons, angels and other higher beings. After some thinking, Harry concludes that it's more likely that Voldemort is a HollywoodAtheist who thinks that if God is real, then he/she doesn't care one way or another about humans, which is more or less Harry's own position, though less founded on psychosis and narcissism.
* ForWantOfANail: Harry shook Draco Malfoy's hand on the Hogwarts Express, causing Ron to storm off in a huff. Because of this, Harry was disinclined to share a House with Ron, resulting in the Sorting Hat placing him in Slytherin.
** Also, Peter Pettigrew was captured and tried by the Ministry of Magic. This allowed Sirius to be exonerated and return to his life with Remus Lupin. He later adopts Harry, taking custody of his godson from the Dursleys.

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* FlatEarthAtheist: Voldemort is mentioned as being an atheist, despite, as Harry points out, the very concept of some magic requires incantations that call on demons, angels and other higher beings. After some thinking, Harry concludes that it's more likely that Voldemort is a HollywoodAtheist who thinks that if God is real, then he/she doesn't care one way or another about humans, which is more or less Harry's own position, though less founded on psychosis and narcissism.
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* ForWantOfANail: Harry shook Draco Malfoy's hand on the Hogwarts Express, causing Ron to storm off in a huff. Because of this, Harry was disinclined to share a House with Ron, resulting in the Sorting Hat placing him in Slytherin.
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** Also, Peter Pettigrew was captured and tried by the Ministry of Magic. This allowed Sirius to be exonerated and return to his life with Remus Lupin. He later adopts Harry, taking custody of his godson from the Dursleys.Dursleys
* GoodIsOldFashionable: Pettifier


* HappynessInSlavery: As canon, house elves although a few wizarding families are greatly abusive

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* HappynessInSlavery: HappinessInSlavery: As canon, house elves although a few wizarding families are greatly abusive



** Taken UpToEleven with the fact that [[OurGhostsAreDifferent Professor Binns]] was one of the
professors who supported segregation

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** Taken UpToEleven with the fact that [[OurGhostsAreDifferent Professor Binns]] was one of the
the professors who supported segregation



* TookALevelInJerkass: Harry is much less friendly and compassionate in Two Households. He's very prickly and sarcastic, as well as self-serving and reserved. For much of the series, Ron is his only friend. Harry tends to snap at people, alienating them and preventing them from getting closer.
** Fred and George Weasley are very hostile towards Harry. They are prejudiced against Slytherins and assume that Harry is a typical snobby Slytherin (not that Harry's cantankerous attitude helps). Ginny Weasley is influenced by the twins's opinion of Harry, turning her crush on Harry into intense resentment.

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* TookALevelInJerkass: Harry is much less friendly and compassionate in Two Households. He's very prickly and sarcastic, as well as self-serving and reserved. For much of the series, Ron is his only friend. Harry tends to snap at people, alienating them and preventing them from getting closer.
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** Fred and George Weasley are very hostile towards Harry. They are prejudiced against Slytherins and assume that Harry is a typical snobby Slytherin (not that Harry's cantankerous attitude helps). Ginny Weasley is influenced by the twins's opinion of Harry, turning her crush on Harry into intense resentment.resentment
* {{Understatement}}: Pettifer's reaction to the Black Manor's secret museum is that it's in poor taste


* BestialityIsDepraved: One of the secret rooms in the Black mansion turns out to be a Secret Museum (a collection of obscene artwork and literature), which ranges from titillating to shocking and/or disgusting. One item in the museum is a statue of the god Pan having congress with a goat.
** The Black's bath house has a large Roman mural on the wall depicting a huge orgy involving men, women and animals. Being a magic artwork, it's actually supposed to MOVE, but Remus put a spell on it with the motivation that just the imagery was perverse enough without adding movement to it. Yeah, the Black family before Sirius came along weren't just evil, they were gross too.

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* BestialityIsDepraved: One of the secret rooms in the Black mansion turns out to be a Secret Museum (a collection of obscene artwork and literature), which ranges from titillating to shocking and/or disgusting. One item in the museum is a statue of the god Pan having congress with a goat.
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** The Black's bath house has a large Roman mural on the wall depicting a huge orgy involving men, women and animals. Being a magic artwork, it's actually supposed to MOVE, but Remus put a spell on it with the motivation that just the imagery was perverse enough without adding movement to it. Yeah, the Black family before Sirius came along weren't just evil, they were gross too.too
** Discussed regarding the statue of [[GreekMythology Pan]] having sex with a goat in that[[DoubleStandard it's okay]] because Pan is a god



* HappilyAdopted: Harry, eventually. At first, he's quite happy to be away from the Dursleys. However, he frequently finds himself at odds with Sirius, who has a bad habit of sticking his foot in his mouth around his godson. Eventually, Sirius learns not to treat Harry like James's replacement and Harry loosens up around his godfather.
** On the other hand, he has always gotten along with Remus. It helps that Remus got to know Harry as a professor before adopting him.

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* HappilyAdopted: Harry, eventually. At first, he's quite happy to be away from the Dursleys. However, he frequently finds himself at odds with Sirius, who has a bad habit of sticking his foot in his mouth around his godson. Eventually, Sirius learns not to treat Harry like James's replacement and Harry loosens up around his godfather.
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** On the other hand, he has always gotten along with Remus. It helps that Remus got to know Harry as a professor before adopting him. him
* HappynessInSlavery: As canon, house elves although a few wizarding families are greatly abusive



* TheLancer: Blaise Zabini acts as Harry's number two in their seventh year. Zabini supports Harry in his bid for Slytherin 'kingship', often providing him with advice.

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* TheLancer: Blaise Zabini acts as Harry's number two in their seventh year. Zabini supports Harry in his bid for Slytherin 'kingship', often providing him with advice.advice
* MadonnaWhoreComplex: GenderInvertedTrope. When Harry and Ron reveal to Sirius, Remus and Pettifier about the Black Manor's secret erotic museum, the discussion is practically this trope



* MoralityPet: Ron is the only person that Harry is unequivocally nice to.

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* MoralGuardians: Hogwarts' Board of Governors used to be composed of these
* MoralityPet: Ron is the only person that Harry is unequivocally nice to. to


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** Taken UpToEleven with the fact that [[OurGhostsAreDifferent Professor Binns]] was one of the
professors who supported segregation


* PetTheDog: Although he's rude to pretty much everyone, Harry never fails to show kindness to House Elves. He always makes sure to thank them for their help and show his appreciation.

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* PetTheDog: Although he's rude to pretty much everyone, Harry never fails to show kindness to House Elves. He always makes sure to thank them for their help and show his appreciation.appreciation
* PoliticallyCorrectHistory: Adverted. The Board of Governors was composed of MoralGuardians who did not want their daughters to be around [[UnusualEuphemism lower class]] boys and thus created a dress code that included corsets and bloomers and there was even an attempt to have segregated Houses but [[MalevolentArchitecture Hogwarts]] did not cooperate. When Dumbledore became headmaster, the dress code ended

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