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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Grayling first meets Cleora, she is attempt to shoot down the body of the mountain man, which is hanging from a tree branch. He takes the rifle from and uses it to ShootTheRope, cutting the mountain man down. Later, Cleora will save Grayling from being lynched by performing a similar stunt.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Grayling first meets Cleora, she is attempt attempting to shoot down the body of the mountain man, which is hanging from a tree branch. He takes the rifle from and uses it to ShootTheRope, cutting the mountain man down. Later, Cleora will save Grayling from being lynched by performing a similar stunt.


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* HowWeGotHere: The film opens with Pacheck holding a SawnOffShotgun to Cleora's head and using her as a HumanShield as he calls on Corporal Grayling to surrender. The movie then flashes back, with occasional narration from Cleora, to explain what is going on and how everyone ended up in this situation.

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* TarnishingTheirOwnBeauty: After being raped on the ship to Canada, Amethyst scarred her own face so men would not find her attractive any more

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* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: The PosthumousCharacter Grayling and Cleroa retrieve from a tree at the start of the film, and whose murder becomes a driving force for Grayling, is only known to the locals as 'the MountainMan'.

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* MountainMan: The PosthumousCharacter known only as '[[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep the Mountain Man]]'. Grayling eventually learns that it was what the Mountain Man had discovered on his expeditions into the mountains that got him killed.


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* PosthumousCharacter: The [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Mountain Man]]. Corporal Grayling discovers Cleora attempting to retrieve his body from a tree as he is riding towards the camp. Grayling helps recover it and bring it back to camp. Finding out who the Mountain Man was and why is killed becomes a big part of Grayling's effort to stamp out corruption and bring law to the region.

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* {{Foreshadowing}}: When Grayling first meets Cleora, she is attempt to shoot down the body of the mountain man, which is hanging from a tree branch. He takes the rifle from and uses it to ShootTheRope, cutting the mountain man down. Later, Cleora will save Grayling from being lynched by performing a similar stunt.


In 1894, Wade Grayling, an officer of the North-West Mounted Police arrives in a remote and lawless settlement in the Yukon territory. As he faces his guilt over his past that led to his disgrace in a Chinese opium den the previous year, Grayling finds himself facing off against a ruthless band of Russian and American criminals.

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In 1894, Wade Grayling, an officer of the North-West Mounted Police Police, arrives in a remote and lawless settlement in the Yukon territory. As he faces his guilt over his past that led to his disgrace in a Chinese opium den the previous year, Grayling finds himself facing off against a ruthless band of Russian and American criminals.


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* HatOfAuthority: Along with his scarlet tunic, Corporal Grayling wears the distinctive 'lemon-squeezer' hat of the Mounties as a symbol of his authority. Although it is badly battered, he is very attached to the hat, and takes care to retrieve it after he uses it as an OutfitDecoy. At the end of the film, [[spoiler:he rides back into Merci sporting a spiffy new Mountie hat, to go with the reinstated sergeant's stripes on his sleeve]].


* HumanShield: The movie opens InMediaRes with Pachek using Cleora as a human shield and demanding that Grayling reveal himself.

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* HumanShield: The movie opens InMediaRes InMediasRes with Pachek using Cleora as a human shield and demanding that Grayling reveal himself.

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* HumanShield: The movie opens InMediaRes with Pachek using Cleora as a human shield and demanding that Grayling reveal himself.


* PersonWithTheClothing: the criminals contemptuously refer to Corporal Grayling as "Red Coat". Not that it particularly bothers Grayling. He is proud to wear the scarlet tunic of the Mounted Police.

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* PersonWithTheClothing: the The criminals contemptuously refer to Corporal Grayling as "Red Coat". Not that it particularly bothers Grayling. He is proud to wear the scarlet tunic of the Mounted Police.


* StrappedToABomb: Grayling ties Nikolai to a horse and sends him into the camp with sticks of dynamite strapped to his body with a slow fuse burning. This induces considerable panic among the bad guys and, by the time they discover the dynamite is fake, Grayling has had an opportunity to wreak all kinds of havoc on the camp with real dynamite.

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* StrappedToABomb: Grayling ties Nikolai to a horse and sends him into the camp with sticks of dynamite strapped to his body with a slow fuse burning. This induces considerable panic among the bad guys and, by the time they discover [[FakeInTheHole the dynamite is fake, fake]], Grayling has had an opportunity to wreak all kinds of havoc on the camp with real dynamite.


* FakeInTheHole: Graylng panics the Cossacks by tying Nikolai to horse and sending him into the camp with fake sticks of dynamite attached to a slow fuse strapped to his chest.

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* FakeInTheHole: Graylng panics the Cossacks by tying Nikolai to a horse and sending him into the camp with fake sticks of dynamite attached to a slow fuse strapped to his chest.

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* {{Determinator}}: Grayling may be seen as a colossal screw-up in the eyes of his fellow Mounties, but he nevertheless shares this with them.
-->'''Cleora (narrating)''': In the book of the Mounties, the word "failure" doesn't exists.

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* IllegalGamblingDen: In flashback, Sergeant Greyling is shown breaking up an illegal gambling den that stages [[BeastlyBloodsports dog fights]].


* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy: When Corporal Grayling arrives in the settlement for the final showdown, the Cossacks unload at him from the front steps of the scorch along the length of the main street without any of the their shots coming anywhere near him; despite Grayling standing still without any cover.

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* ImperialStormtrooperMarksmanshipAcademy: When Corporal Grayling arrives in the settlement for the final showdown, the Cossacks unload at him from the front steps of the scorch church along the length of the main street without any of the their shots coming anywhere near him; despite Grayling standing still without any cover.

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