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* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: Talon is hell bent on getting his revenge, ordering Xusia (who has his own grudge with Cromwell) out of his way, leading to the PreAsskickingOneLiner below.

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* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: Talon is hell bent on getting his revenge, ordering Xusia (who has his own grudge with Cromwell) out of his way, leading to the PreAsskickingOneLiner example below.


* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: Talon is hell bent on getting his revenge, ordering Xusia (who has his own grudge with Cromwell) out of his way, leading to the PreAsskickingOneLiner below.



* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: Talon is hell bent on getting his revenge, ordering Xusia (who has his own grudge with Cromwell) out of his way, leading to the PreAsskickingOneLiner above.

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* TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou: Talon is hell bent on getting his revenge, ordering Xusia (who has his own grudge with Cromwell) out of his way, leading to the PreAsskickingOneLiner above.

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* BadBoss: Xusia offhandedly kills the dedicated follower who resurrected him just to demonstrate his power to Cromwell.

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* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: A key plot point, [[spoiler:Cromwell tried to kill Xusia after Cromwell no longer needed him to win battles]]. Other villains in the film do this as well, near the film's beginning, the evil sorcerer Xusia repays the witch who resurrected him by killing her.


* HumanArchitectureHorror: Evil sorcerer Xusia's tomb is built from human faces, which come alive during the ritual which awakens Xusia shortly after the movie's opening credits. No wonder Xusia's lair is called "Skull Cave", on Tomb Island.

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* HumanArchitectureHorror: Evil sorcerer Xusia's tomb is built from human faces, which come alive during the ritual which awakens Xusia his awakening ritual, shortly after the movie's opening credits. No wonder Xusia's lair is called "Skull Cave", on Tomb Island.

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* HumanArchitectureHorror: Evil sorcerer Xusia's tomb is built from human faces, which come alive during the ritual which awakens Xusia shortly after the movie's opening credits. No wonder Xusia's lair is called "Skull Cave", on Tomb Island.

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* SmashCut: A ''really'' significant story development happens offscreen after Talon's men, a woman who is probably his sister, and a group of pirates band together to rescue our Hero. Next thing we know, they're all in jail and the sister along with one of Talon's men are executed.


** One must assume that {{deliberate values dissonance}} plays a part here. What seems creepy to us in the modern day might be fairly commonplace in Ehdan, where women seem to be objectified to a great degree.

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* ThwartedCoupDeGrace: Cromwell poises to finish off Talon [[spoiler:right before Talon counters with a blade hidden in his gauntlet.]]

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* GilliganCut: Well, Gilligan ''Fade'', actually. See BigDamnHeroes.


* YouKilledMyFather: Talon swears an oath to avenge his father's death.

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* YouKilledMyFather: Talon swears an oath to avenge his father's death.death.
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A generation ago, evil sorcerer Xusia aided an ambitious tyrant named Cromwell, allowing him to win a decisive battle against his enemies. But Cromwell betrayed the sorcerer, stabbing him in the back (literally). Xusia wasn't quite dead, but it took a decade for him to recover. In the process, Cromwell also slew his arch-rival Richard, but made the crucial mistake[[note]]A flagrant and, ultimately, tragic violation of Rule 38 from the EvilOverlordList[[/note]] of leaving Richard's young son Talon alive.

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A generation ago, evil sorcerer Xusia aided an ambitious tyrant named Cromwell, allowing him to win a decisive battle against his enemies. But Cromwell betrayed the sorcerer, stabbing him in the back (literally). Xusia wasn't quite dead, but it took a decade for him to recover. In the process, Cromwell also slew his arch-rival Richard, but made the crucial mistake[[note]]A flagrant and, ultimately, tragic violation of Rule 38 from the EvilOverlordList[[/note]] EvilOverlordList.[[/note]] of leaving Richard's young son Talon alive.



* DetachableBlades: The film has the protagonist wielding a triple bladed sword - the two outer blades can be shot at enemies as seen here - [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OU96za6czU]]

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* DetachableBlades: The film has the protagonist wielding a triple bladed sword - the two outer blades can be shot at enemies as seen here - [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OU96za6czU]]com/watch?v=-OU96za6czU here]].


* HeroicFantasy: Another name for heroic fantasy is "SwordAndSorcery", after all.

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* HeroicFantasy: Another name for A subgenre of heroic fantasy is "SwordAndSorcery", after all.

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