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** The veterans of Valbanill War are all getting on in their age. Some of them can adjust to peace, [[ShellShockedVeteran others not so much]]. All of them are formidable fighters.

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** The veterans of the Valbanill War are all getting on in their age. Some of them can adjust to peace, [[ShellShockedVeteran others not so much]]. All of them are formidable fighters.



* PrettyFreeloader: Defied. Charlotte and her bodyguards think they're going to be feed and such at the Cambell house until Cecily's maid Fio puts them to work. It's likely that Fio is also punishing them because they ganged up on Cecily and tried to steal Aria from her.

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* PrettyFreeloader: Defied. Charlotte and her bodyguards think they're going to be feed fed and such at the Cambell house until Cecily's maid Fio puts them to work. It's likely that Fio is also punishing them because they ganged up on Cecily and tried to steal Aria from her.



* TookALevelInBadass: Cecily's anime incarnation takes her first level in the fight against the fire demon and keeps improving from there. Her second fight with Charlotte's handmaidens/bodyguards is [[HeroicRematch a complete reversal of her first]], with her first splitting them up and then soundly beating each one with tactics specifically designed to counter their abilities. Hell, even the first fight (three against one and she held her own) showed she had improved. In the manga, she manages to take down all of Charlotte's handmaidens/bodyguards one after another without splitting them, sniping Margot behind from a wall and fighting off the other two.

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* TookALevelInBadass: Cecily's anime incarnation takes her first level in the fight against the fire demon and keeps improving from there. Her second fight with Charlotte's handmaidens/bodyguards is [[HeroicRematch a complete reversal of her first]], with her first splitting them up and then soundly beating each one with tactics specifically designed to counter their abilities. Hell, even the first fight (three against one and she held her own) showed she had improved. In the manga, she manages to take down all of Charlotte's handmaidens/bodyguards one after another without splitting them, sniping Margot behind from a wall and fighting off the other two.


* ThanksForTheMammary: A lot of people on Cecily and her gag books, may it be willingly or accidentally.

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* ThanksForTheMammary: A lot of people on Cecily and her gag books, boobs, may it be willingly or accidentally.



* TookALevelInBadass: Cecily's anime incarnation takes her first level in the fight against the fire demon and keeps improving from there. Her second fight with Charlotte's handmaiden/bodyguards is [[HeroicRematch a complete reversal of her first]], with her first splitting them up and then soundly beating each one with tactics specifically designed to counter their abilities. Hell, even the first fight (three against one and she held her own) showed she had improved. In the manga, she manages to take down all of Charlotte's handmaidens/bodyguards one after another without splitting them, sniping Margot behind from a wall and fighting off the other two.
* TransformationIsAFreeAction: This is an AvertedTrope. Luke usually has Cecily keeping his opponents busy or they're so stuck up they think it's fun to watch him struggle.

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* TookALevelInBadass: Cecily's anime incarnation takes her first level in the fight against the fire demon and keeps improving from there. Her second fight with Charlotte's handmaiden/bodyguards handmaidens/bodyguards is [[HeroicRematch a complete reversal of her first]], with her first splitting them up and then soundly beating each one with tactics specifically designed to counter their abilities. Hell, even the first fight (three against one and she held her own) showed she had improved. In the manga, she manages to take down all of Charlotte's handmaidens/bodyguards one after another without splitting them, sniping Margot behind from a wall and fighting off the other two.
* TransformationIsAFreeAction: This is an AvertedTrope. Luke usually has Cecily keeping his opponents busy while he's making a sword or they're so stuck up they think it's fun to watch him struggle.


* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: ''Bollock Dagger'' is TruthInTelevision: The Bollock Dagger (also known as the kidney knife) was an actual weapon used during Medieval Europe, deriving its name from its "unique" shape. Specifically, the bollock dagger was a style of dagger especially popular in the British Isles, with a guard shaped like, basically, two ''balls'' (in the geometrical, as well as the colloquial, sense); it was also commonly worn in front, in a deliberately suggestive position. "Kidney dagger" is a later Victorian euphemism.

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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: ''Bollock Dagger'' is TruthInTelevision: The Bollock Dagger bollock dagger (also known as the kidney knife) was an actual weapon used during Medieval Europe, deriving its name from its "unique" shape. Specifically, the bollock dagger was a style of dagger especially popular in the British Isles, with a guard shaped like, basically, two ''balls'' (in the geometrical, as well as the colloquial, sense); it was also commonly worn in front, in a deliberately suggestive position. "Kidney dagger" is a later Victorian euphemism.euphemism, created explicitly so as to avoid the sexual connotations.



* ElementalPowers: Ice, Wind, Fire, Earth, Darkness, etc. are wielded by the demon swords.
* TheEmpire: Charlotte hails from an empire. It's trying to gather the demon swords so it can expand.
* EnforcedColdWar: According to Siegfried, this is the reason ''why'' peace exists in the first place. The war was beyond [[WarIsHell horrific]] to the point of severely traumatizing entire ''nations'' which is why: A) they would do anything to avoid a war and B) Demon weapons are so lusted by everyone and their mothers. [[ILied He might]] [[SmugSnake be lying]], but still it makes a lot of sense in the setting.
* EntitledBastard: In their debut episode, Charlotte and her GirlPosse attack Cecily, try to steal Aria and strongarm Luke into working for them, then whine about people being rude to them. Then they expet Cecily, someone they just tried to kill, to put them up while they stay in the city, and worse, they're expecting to [[PrettyFreeloader live it up and be treated like Royalty]].

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* ElementalPowers: Ice, Wind, Fire, Earth, Darkness, etc. are wielded by the demon swords.Demon Swords.
* TheEmpire: Charlotte hails from an empire. It's trying to gather the demon swords Demon Swords so it can expand.
* EnforcedColdWar: According to Siegfried, this is the reason ''why'' peace exists in the first place. The war was beyond [[WarIsHell horrific]] to the point of severely traumatizing entire ''nations'' ''nations'', which is why: A) they would do anything to avoid a war war, and B) Demon weapons Swords are so lusted after by everyone and their mothers. [[ILied He might]] [[SmugSnake be lying]], but still it makes a lot of sense in the setting.
* EntitledBastard: In their debut episode, Charlotte and her GirlPosse attack Cecily, try to steal Aria and strongarm strong-arm Luke into working for them, then whine about people being rude to them. Then they expet expect Cecily, someone whom they just tried to kill, to put them up while they stay in the city, and worse, they're expecting to [[PrettyFreeloader live it up and be treated like Royalty]].



* EunuchsAreEvil: [[spoiler:This is the second reason Siegfried doesn't rape Cecily after beating her up; he's physically unable to]].
* ExoticWeaponSupremacy: No one in Housman except Luke can forge and use katanas. For that matter, not many people in the city have ever seen a katana.

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* EunuchsAreEvil: [[spoiler:This is the second reason Siegfried doesn't rape Cecily after beating her up; he's physically unable to]].
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* ExoticWeaponSupremacy: No one in Housman except Luke can forge and use katanas. For that matter, not many people in the city have ever seen ''seen'' a katana.katana before.
** Partially {{Justified|Trope}}: Weapons in Housman are "forged" by pouring molten metal into a mold and then sharpening it. Luke's technique of folding the metal makes the results whole orders of magnitude stronger.



** This is the [[WatsonianVersusDoylist Doylist]] reason for Cecily to be forced into a maid outfit in episode 07. She looks cute.

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** This is the [[WatsonianVersusDoylist Doylist]] reason for Cecily to be forced into a maid outfit in episode 07. She 07: she looks cute.



* TheFederation: The Independent Trade Cities, including Housman, exist in contrast to the empire.

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* TheFederation: The Independent Trade Cities, including Housman, exist in contrast to the empire.Empire.



* GoThroughMe: In the first episode, Cecily takes several blows for Luke after the ice demon breaks his katana. She continues guarding him while he forges a new one. She does this in the last episode, too... then uses the katana he forges for her to break a demon sword!
* GratuitousEnglish: The Cambell motto "Guard, Save, ''Belive''". It's probably ''meant'' to be that way, though. However, in a brief flashback in episode 8 the tombstone displays the motto as "Guard, Save, ''Believe''. OffModel, text edition?

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* GoThroughMe: In the first episode, Cecily takes several blows for Luke after the ice demon breaks his katana. She continues guarding him while he forges a new one. She does this in the last episode, too... then uses the katana he forges for her to break a demon sword!
Demon Sword!
* GratuitousEnglish: The Cambell motto Campbell motto, "Guard, Save, ''Belive''". It's probably ''meant'' to be that way, though. However, in a brief flashback in episode 8 the tombstone displays the motto as "Guard, Save, ''Believe''. OffModel, text edition?Text Edition?



* HotBlooded: Cecily puts her best into everything and walks with honor, guts and [[{{Determinator}} determination]]. Too bad this has left her with poor self control and a [[DidntThinkThisThrough lack of foresight]], which impair her abilities in politics, diplomacy, commerce and... normal human interaction.

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* HotBlooded: Cecily puts her best into everything and walks with honor, guts guts, and [[{{Determinator}} determination]]. Too bad this has left her with poor self control and a [[DidntThinkThisThrough lack of foresight]], which impair her abilities in politics, diplomacy, commerce commerce, and... [[NoSocialSkills normal human interaction.interaction]].



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: [[spoiler:Siegfried's criticism of Cecily]] is as harsh as the brutal beatdown he deals out at the same time. He broke every bit of her [[HonorBeforeReason entire]] [[HotBlooded psyche]] until he left her broken in a barn... because he didn't care enough to finish her.
* RedShirt: In the anime at least, Cecily's fellow knight guards (all of whom are male) are about as competent as she is. Note that they all use the same kind of Western European sword; it seems this world runs on the principle of KatanasAreJustBetter.
* ReplacementGoldfish: Subverted. [[spoiler:Luke thinks he created Lisa in this way, but it turns out that the original Lisa was the one who did it, in order to give Luke someone to help him around the house.]]

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: [[spoiler:Siegfried's criticism of Cecily]] is as harsh as the brutal beatdown beat-down he deals out at the same time. He broke every bit of her [[HonorBeforeReason entire]] [[HotBlooded psyche]] until he left her broken in a barn... because he didn't care enough to finish her.
* RedShirt: In the anime at least, Cecily's fellow knight guards Knight Guards (all of whom are male) are about as competent as she is. Note that they all use the same kind of Western European sword; it seems this world runs on the principle of KatanasAreJustBetter.
* ReplacementGoldfish: Subverted. [[spoiler:Luke thinks ''thinks'' he created Lisa in this way, but it turns out that the original Lisa was the one who did it, in order to give Luke someone to help him around the house.]]



* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: After Luke learns what [[spoiler:[[AttemptedRape Siegfried did to Cecily]] ]], he ''absolutely'' '''''goes ballistic'''''.

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* RoaringRampageOfRevenge: After Luke learns what [[spoiler:[[AttemptedRape Siegfried did to Cecily]] ]], he ''absolutely'' '''''goes ''absolutely '''goes ballistic'''''.



* TookALevelInBadass: Cecily's anime incarnation takes her first level in the fight against the fire demon and keeps improving from there. Her second fight with Charlotte's handmaiden/bodyguards is [[HeroicRematch a complete reversal of her first]], with her first splitting them up and then soundly beating each one with tactics specifically designed to counter their abilities. Hell, even the first fight (three against one and she held her own) showed she had improved. In the manga, she manages to take down all of Charlotte's handmaidens/bodyguards one after another without splitting them, sniping Margot behind from a wall and fighitng off the other two.

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* TookALevelInBadass: Cecily's anime incarnation takes her first level in the fight against the fire demon and keeps improving from there. Her second fight with Charlotte's handmaiden/bodyguards is [[HeroicRematch a complete reversal of her first]], with her first splitting them up and then soundly beating each one with tactics specifically designed to counter their abilities. Hell, even the first fight (three against one and she held her own) showed she had improved. In the manga, she manages to take down all of Charlotte's handmaidens/bodyguards one after another without splitting them, sniping Margot behind from a wall and fighitng fighting off the other two.


* FanDisservice: In episode seven, during the bath scene, there's an old woman sitting outside the tub. While the groping is going on in the background, the camera pans out... and out..

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* FanDisservice: In episode seven, during the bath scene, there's an old woman sitting outside the tub. While the groping is going on in the background, the camera pans out... and out..out... [[spoiler:And that's not even getting into Siegfried's assault on Cecily: He brutally beats and strips her, then leaves her lying in an abandoned barn.]]


* AdaptationalWimp: In the manga and original light novels, Cecily is one of the most badass swordswomen who can defeat enemies with her weapons. The anime version, on the other hand...

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* AdaptationalWimp: In the manga and original light novels, Cecily is one of the most badass swordswomen who can defeat enemies with her weapons. The anime version, on the other hand...hand, gets rescued ''three'' times in fewer episodes.



* ArmsDealer: Luke is actively avoiding getting into this business, and even leaders of Independent Trade Cities have a hard time pressing him into it.

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* ArmsDealer: Luke is actively avoiding getting into this business, business of producing katana for others, and even leaders of Independent Trade Cities have a hard time pressing him into it.



** Hannibal may be around 60 years old but [[BadassGrandpa the man knows how to kick ass]]! As expected from a man who's a veteran of the Valbanill War.
** Cecily in the manga and light novels. Rallying a group of knights and mercenaries against a large number of thieves with werewolves to victory.
* BadassGrandpa: Hannibal is the oldest character on the show [[spoiler:(the only one who ultimately remains alive)]] and also the most badass.

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** Hannibal may be around 60 years old but [[BadassGrandpa [[OldSoldier the man knows how to kick ass]]! As expected from a man who's a veteran of the Valbanill War.
War, and present leader of the town guards.
** Cecily is a noblewoman and so she counts as this in the manga and light novels. Rallying There she rallies a group of knights and mercenaries against a large number of thieves with werewolves to victory.
* BadassGrandpa: Hannibal is the oldest character on the show [[spoiler:(the only one who ultimately remains alive)]] and also the most badass.
victory.



* BelligerentSexualTension: Luke and Cecily. Only question is, which one is the jerk and which one is the tsundere?

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* BelligerentSexualTension: Luke and Cecily. Only question is, which one is the jerk and which one is the tsundere?Cecily are constantly getting on each other's nerves even as their attraction to each other deepens.



** Used by [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Jack Stmdr]] to break Cecily's sword. It's quickly cut by Luke's [[KatanasAreJustBetter katana]].

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** Used by [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Jack Stmdr]] to break Cecily's sword. It's quickly cut by Luke's [[KatanasAreJustBetter katana]].Stmdr is a big man and his sword is comparable.



** Luke for Cecily often. The very first scene in the anime is a FlashForward to him rescuing her for the third time. It's defied in the manga and light novels, where Cecily decides that she's not gonna just stand there and let Luke have all the fun.

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** Luke for saves Cecily often. The very first scene in the anime is a FlashForward to him rescuing her for the third time. It's defied in the manga and light novels, where Cecily decides that she's not gonna just stand there and let Luke have all the fun.



* ChainmailBikini: Cecily's armor leaves nothing to the imagination, resembling nothing so much as a polished metal sports bra. Downplayed somewhat in that her fellow male knights have plating with similar coverage.
* ClothingDamage: Even the aforementioned bikini isn't immune.

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* ChainmailBikini: Cecily's armor leaves nothing to the imagination, resembling nothing so much as a polished metal sports bra. Downplayed It's downplayed somewhat in that her fellow male knights have plating with similar coverage.
* ClothingDamage: Even the aforementioned bikini isn't immune.Cecily's armor breaks during battle, being about as durable as her sword. One time, it broke when she slapped her hand against it, to her embarrassment.



* CowboyCop: Deconstructed (at least in the manga). While Cecily possesses the single greatest weapon in the city, her unreliability and temperament ([[{{Jerkass}} trying to punch a diplomat from]] TheEmpire [[EveryManHasHisPrice because he pissed you off?]]) makes her unpopular with the rest of the Knights so she's viewed primarily as a Troubleshooter/thug by the city's PowersThatBe -- with the exception of Hannibal, though ''he'' calls her out the most.
* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Cecily, with dark magenta hair and eyes.

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* CowboyCop: Deconstructed This trope is deconstructed (at least in the manga). While Cecily possesses the single greatest weapon in the city, her unreliability and temperament ([[{{Jerkass}} trying to punch a diplomat from]] TheEmpire [[EveryManHasHisPrice because he pissed you off?]]) makes her unpopular with the rest of the Knights so she's viewed primarily as a Troubleshooter/thug by the city's PowersThatBe -- with the exception of Hannibal, though ''he'' calls her out the most.
* %%%%* CurtainsMatchTheWindow: Cecily, with dark magenta hair and eyes.



** [[spoiler:Luke believes he created Lisa using one of these. Not quite. Apparently it's also possible for some people to use their death songs to create more benign forms of demon like Lisa (and presumably Aria).]]

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** [[spoiler:Luke believes he created Lisa using one of these. Not these, but not quite. Apparently it's also possible for some people to use their death songs to create more benign forms of demon like Lisa (and presumably Aria).]]



* ElementalPowers: Ice, Wind, Fire, Earth, Darkness, etc.
* TheEmpire: Where Charlotte hails from. It's trying to gather the demon swords so it can expand.

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* ElementalPowers: Ice, Wind, Fire, Earth, Darkness, etc.
etc. are wielded by the demon swords.
* TheEmpire: Where Charlotte hails from.from an empire. It's trying to gather the demon swords so it can expand.



* EntitledBastard: Charlotte and her GirlPosse. In their debut episode they attack Cecily, try to steal Aria and strongarm Luke into working for them, then whine about people being rude to them. Then they expet Cecily, someone they just tried to kill, to put them up while they stay in the city, and worse, they're expecting to [[PrettyFreeloader live it up and be treated like Royalty]].

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* EntitledBastard: In their debut episode, Charlotte and her GirlPosse. In their debut episode they GirlPosse attack Cecily, try to steal Aria and strongarm Luke into working for them, then whine about people being rude to them. Then they expet Cecily, someone they just tried to kill, to put them up while they stay in the city, and worse, they're expecting to [[PrettyFreeloader live it up and be treated like Royalty]].



* FallenPrincess: Charlotte is kicked out and even {{UnPerson}}ed by her homeland.

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* FallenPrincess: Charlotte Charlotte, daughter of the emperor, is kicked out and even {{UnPerson}}ed by her homeland.



** This is [[WatsonianVersusDoylist Doylist]] reason for Cecily to be forced into a maid outfit in episode 07.

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** This is the [[WatsonianVersusDoylist Doylist]] reason for Cecily to be forced into a maid outfit in episode 07.07. She looks cute.



* TheFederation: The Independent Trade Cities, including Housman.
* GivingUpTheGhost: Happens to Charlotte and her friends. First to Charlotte when the shock that a ''princess'' has to perform the tasks of a common servant and look the part, and then by her friends when Fio effortlessly knocks them out.

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* TheFederation: The Independent Trade Cities, including Housman.
Housman, exist in contrast to the empire.
* GivingUpTheGhost: Happens This happens to Charlotte and her friends. First to Charlotte when the shock that a ''princess'' has to perform the tasks of a common servant and look the part, and then by her friends when Fio effortlessly knocks them out.



** Inverted by Fio, who is closer to the AlmightyJanitor than the classical version of this trope.

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** Inverted by Fio, who is closer to the AlmightyJanitor than the classical version of this trope.trope, meek and submissive.



* OldSoldier: The veterans of Valbanill War. Some can adjust to peace, [[ShellShockedVeteran others not so much]].

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* OldSoldier: OldSoldier:
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The veterans of Valbanill War. War are all getting on in their age. Some of them can adjust to peace, [[ShellShockedVeteran others not so much]].much]]. All of them are formidable fighters.
** Hannibal is the oldest character on the show [[spoiler:(the only one who ultimately remains alive)]] and also the most badass. He's a veteran of the Valbanill War, after all.



* PluckyGirl: Cecily. Though her anime incarnation lacks the manga and light novel versions' skills, she certainly doesn't lack guts. She knew Jack Stmdr was an seasoned veteran but still challenged him to fulfill her duty as a knight. She didn't stop fighting until her sword broke.

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* PluckyGirl: Cecily. Though her Cecily's anime incarnation lacks the manga and light novel versions' skills, she certainly doesn't lack guts. She knew Jack Stmdr was an seasoned veteran but still challenged him to fulfill her duty as a knight. She didn't stop fighting until her sword broke.



* PrettyFreeloader: Defied. Charlotte and her bodyguards think they're going to be pretty freeloaders at the Cambell house until Cecily's maid Fio puts them to work. It's likely that Fio is also punishing them because they ganged up on Cecily and tried to steal Aria from her.

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* PrettyFreeloader: Defied. Charlotte and her bodyguards think they're going to be pretty freeloaders feed and such at the Cambell house until Cecily's maid Fio puts them to work. It's likely that Fio is also punishing them because they ganged up on Cecily and tried to steal Aria from her.



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: [[spoiler:Siegfried to Cecily]], along with a brutal beatdown. He broke every bit of her [[HonorBeforeReason entire]] [[HotBlooded psyche]] until he left her broken in a barn... because he didn't care enough to finish her.

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: [[spoiler:Siegfried to Cecily]], along with a [[spoiler:Siegfried's criticism of Cecily]] is as harsh as the brutal beatdown.beatdown he deals out at the same time. He broke every bit of her [[HonorBeforeReason entire]] [[HotBlooded psyche]] until he left her broken in a barn... because he didn't care enough to finish her.



* ThanksForTheMammary: A lot of people on Cecily, may it be willingly or accidentally.

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* ThanksForTheMammary: A lot of people on Cecily, Cecily and her gag books, may it be willingly or accidentally.



* TookALevelInBadass: Cecily in the anime takes her first level in the fight against the fire demon and keeps improving from there. Her second fight with Charlotte's handmaiden/bodyguards is [[HeroicRematch a complete reversal of her first]], with her first splitting them up and then soundly beating each one with tactics specifically designed to counter their abilities. Hell, even the first fight (three against one and she held her own) showed she had improved. In the manga, she manages to take down all of Charlotte's handmaidens/bodyguards one after another without splitting them, sniping Margot behind from a wall and fighitng off the other two.

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* TookALevelInBadass: Cecily in the Cecily's anime incarnation takes her first level in the fight against the fire demon and keeps improving from there. Her second fight with Charlotte's handmaiden/bodyguards is [[HeroicRematch a complete reversal of her first]], with her first splitting them up and then soundly beating each one with tactics specifically designed to counter their abilities. Hell, even the first fight (three against one and she held her own) showed she had improved. In the manga, she manages to take down all of Charlotte's handmaidens/bodyguards one after another without splitting them, sniping Margot behind from a wall and fighitng off the other two.



* WomenAreWiser: Invoked as HypocriticalHumor. Luke even asks Cecily why (despite all evidence) she feels qualified to give him advice about his relationship with Lisa. Her answer? "[[PunctuatedForEmphasis I'm. A. GIRL]]?!"

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* WomenAreWiser: Invoked It's invoked as HypocriticalHumor. Luke even asks Cecily why (despite all evidence) she feels qualified to give him advice about his relationship with Lisa. Her answer? "[[PunctuatedForEmphasis I'm. A. GIRL]]?!"


* RoringRampageOfRevenge: After Luke learns what [[spoiler:[[AttemptedRape Siegfried did to Cecily]] ]], he ''absolutely'' '''''goes ballistic'''''.

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* RoringRampageOfRevenge: RoaringRampageOfRevenge: After Luke learns what [[spoiler:[[AttemptedRape Siegfried did to Cecily]] ]], he ''absolutely'' '''''goes ballistic'''''.

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* RoringRampageOfRevenge: After Luke learns what [[spoiler:[[AttemptedRape Siegfried did to Cecily]] ]], he ''absolutely'' '''''goes ballistic'''''.

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* ThanksForTheMammary: A lot of people on Cecily, may it be willingly or accidentally.
** Luke, mainly as AccidentalPervert.
** Aria, for SkinshipGrope.
** Charlotte and her GirlPosse, same as Aria (everytime they can catch Cecily disrobed).
** Siegfried takes a good handful too, even though he is the only one [[AttemptedRape not played for laughs]].
** Who knows? Maybe even other people, the more they go on the more the only requisite seems to be to pass near enough Cecily's chest.


* DefeatMeansFriendship: Charlotte and her gang become Cecily's housemates after Luke defeats them but still not quite friends. [[spoiler:That happens after Cecily defeats all three of them herself.]]

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* DefeatMeansFriendship: Charlotte and her gang become Cecily's housemates after Luke defeats them but they're still not quite friends. [[spoiler:That happens after Cecily defeats all three of them herself.]]



* EntitledBastard: Charlotte and her GirlPosse. In their debut episode they attack Cecily, try to steal Aria and strongarm Luke into working for them, then whine about people being rude to them. Then they expet Cecily, someone they just tried to kill, to put them up while they stay in the city, expecting to [[PrettyFreeloader live it up and be treated like Royalty]].

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* EntitledBastard: Charlotte and her GirlPosse. In their debut episode they attack Cecily, try to steal Aria and strongarm Luke into working for them, then whine about people being rude to them. Then they expet Cecily, someone they just tried to kill, to put them up while they stay in the city, and worse, they're expecting to [[PrettyFreeloader live it up and be treated like Royalty]].



** This is ''the only'' reason for Cecily to be forced into a maid outfit in episode 07.

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** This is ''the only'' [[WatsonianVersusDoylist Doylist]] reason for Cecily to be forced into a maid outfit in episode 07.



* HeroicBSOD: Cecily has a minor breakdown when she's told she needs to MercyKill a zombie. Her coworkers are less than impressed. It gets worse when [[spoiler:later in the novels, Cecily suffers a major [[{{HeroicBSOD}} breakdown]] coming close to being raped by the BigBad.]]

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* HeroicBSOD: Cecily has a minor breakdown when she's told she needs to MercyKill a zombie. Her coworkers are less than impressed. It gets worse when [[spoiler:later in the novels, Cecily suffers a major [[{{HeroicBSOD}} breakdown]] when coming close to being raped by the BigBad.]]



* HotBlooded: Cecily who puts her best into everything and walks with honor, guts and [[{{Determinator}} determination]]. Too bad this has left her with poor self control and a [[DidntThinkThisThrough lack of foresight]], which impair her abilities in politics, diplomacy, commerce and... normal human interaction.

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* HotBlooded: Cecily who puts her best into everything and walks with honor, guts and [[{{Determinator}} determination]]. Too bad this has left her with poor self control and a [[DidntThinkThisThrough lack of foresight]], which impair her abilities in politics, diplomacy, commerce and... normal human interaction.



* ILetGwenStacyDie: Luke torments himself (creating a mental block that prevents him from finishing the Sacred Sword) believing his actions led to the death of his childhood friend Lisa (pronounced Leeza, not Leesa...). [[spoiler:In fact, Lisa died protecting him against Valbanill, but by her own choice.]]

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* ILetGwenStacyDie: Luke torments himself (creating a mental block that [[spoiler: prevents him from finishing the Sacred Sword) Sword]]) believing his actions led to the death of his childhood friend Lisa (pronounced Leeza, not Leesa...). [[spoiler:In fact, Lisa died protecting him against Valbanill, but by her own choice.]]



* PluckyGirl: Cecily. Though her anime incarnation lacks the manga version's skills, she certainly doesn't lack guts. She knew Jack Stmdr was an seasoned veteran but still challenged him to fulfill her duty as a knight. She didn't stop fighting until her sword broke.
* PowerDegeneration: [[spoiler:Because their work involves shaping ''glowing, white-hot'' pieces of iron, most blacksmith develop damage to one (or both) of their eyes. Luke starts to lose the vision in his one remaining eye. This turns out to be a lie Luke tells to comfront Lisa but the trope is still being played straight. Luke is using his own flesh for "Demon Sword Materialization".]]

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* PluckyGirl: Cecily. Though her anime incarnation lacks the manga version's and light novel versions' skills, she certainly doesn't lack guts. She knew Jack Stmdr was an seasoned veteran but still challenged him to fulfill her duty as a knight. She didn't stop fighting until her sword broke.
* PowerDegeneration: [[spoiler:Because their work involves shaping ''glowing, white-hot'' pieces of iron, most blacksmith develop damage to one (or both) of their eyes. Luke starts to lose the vision in his one remaining eye. This turns out to be a lie Luke tells to comfront comfort Lisa but the trope is still being played straight. Luke is using his own flesh for "Demon Sword Materialization".]]



* TookALevelInBadass: Cecily in the anime takes her first level in the fight against the fire demon and keeps improving from there. Her second fight with Charlotte's handmaiden/bodyguards is a complete reversal of her first, with her first splitting them up and then soundly beating each one with tactics specifically designed to counter their abilities. Hell, even the first fight (three against one and she held her own) showed she had improved. In the manga she manages to take down all of Charlotte's handmaiden/bodyguards one after another without splitting them, sniping Margot behind from a wall and fighitng off the other two.

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* TookALevelInBadass: Cecily in the anime takes her first level in the fight against the fire demon and keeps improving from there. Her second fight with Charlotte's handmaiden/bodyguards is [[HeroicRematch a complete reversal of her first, first]], with her first splitting them up and then soundly beating each one with tactics specifically designed to counter their abilities. Hell, even the first fight (three against one and she held her own) showed she had improved. In the manga manga, she manages to take down all of Charlotte's handmaiden/bodyguards handmaidens/bodyguards one after another without splitting them, sniping Margot behind from a wall and fighitng off the other two.


* AncestralWeapon: Cecily's sword belongs to the Cambells, which [[WreckedWeapon breaks]] the first time [[FauxActionGirl Cecily]] tries to use it. Her quest is to get Luke to forge another one.

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* AncestralWeapon: Cecily's sword belongs to the Cambells, which [[WreckedWeapon breaks]] the first time [[FauxActionGirl Cecily]] Cecily tries to use it. Her quest is to get Luke to forge another one.


* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: [[spoiler:Eventually, this becomes Luke's reason for continuing to keep silent about his feelings for Cecily. He knows that his life is coming to a swift end, and he doesn't want his death to cause Cecily the same pain that Lisa Oakwood's caused him. He tells Euen that he's sure that someday Cecily will find happiness with another man. However, when Euen asks Luke if he'd ''really'' be okay with watching Cecily fall in love with someone else because Luke never told her how he felt, Luke grits his teeth and doesn't answer]].

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* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: [[spoiler:Eventually, Eventually, this becomes Luke's [[spoiler:Luke]]'s reason for continuing to keep silent about his feelings for Cecily. [[spoiler:Cecily]]. He knows that his life is coming to a swift end, and he doesn't want his death to cause Cecily [[spoiler:Cecily]] the same pain that Lisa Oakwood's [[spoiler:Lisa Oakwood]]'s caused him. He tells Euen [[spoiler:Euen]] that he's sure that someday Cecily [[spoiler:Cecily]] will find happiness with another man. However, when Euen [[spoiler:Euen asks Luke Luke]] if he'd ''really'' be okay with watching Cecily [[spoiler:Cecily]] fall in love with someone else because Luke of never told telling her how he felt, Luke feels, [[spoiler:Luke]] grits his teeth and doesn't answer]].answer.



* KickTheDog: [[spoiler:Siegfried's non-sexual assault on Cecily proves, once and for all, that he is an asshole.]]

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* KickTheDog: [[spoiler:Siegfried's non-sexual sexual assault on of Cecily proves, once and for all, that he is an asshole.]]


* HeroicBSOD: Cecily has a minor breakdown when she's told she needs to mercy kill a zombie. Her coworkers are less than impressed. It gets worse when [[spoiler:later in the novels, Cecily suffers a major [[{{HeroicBSOD}} breakdown]] coming close to being raped by the BigBad.]]

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* HeroicBSOD: Cecily has a minor breakdown when she's told she needs to mercy kill MercyKill a zombie. Her coworkers are less than impressed. It gets worse when [[spoiler:later in the novels, Cecily suffers a major [[{{HeroicBSOD}} breakdown]] coming close to being raped by the BigBad.]]


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* CuteClumsyGirl: Lisa, who is shown in the ending credits tripping to the rhythm of the music.



* {{Dojikko}}: Lisa, who is shown in the ending credits tripping to the rhythm of the music.


* AdaptationalWimp: In the manga and light novel, Cecily is one of the most badass swordswomen who can defeat enemies with her weapons. In the anime, she isn't... at first.

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* AdaptationalWimp: In the manga and original light novel, novels, Cecily is one of the most badass swordswomen who can defeat enemies with her weapons. In The anime version, on the anime, she isn't... at first.other hand...


* HowWeGotHere: The first episode begins with Cecily and Luke fighting a demon at sunset and then cuts to the morning of that same day before the two had meet.

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* HowWeGotHere: The first episode begins with Cecily and Luke fighting a demon at sunset and then cuts to the morning of that same day before the two had even meet.

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