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** TruthInTelevision: Lincoln was known for melancholy and dreaming of dire portents. He wrote in a note to his wife,
-->"Think you better put 'Tad's' pistol away. I had an ugly dream about him."
* ArcWords: "Judge us not equally."

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* ArcWords:
** TruthInTelevision: Lincoln was known for melancholy and dreaming of dire portents. He wrote in a note to his wife,
-->"Think you better put 'Tad's' pistol away. I had an ugly dream about him."
* ArcWords:
"Judge us not equally."



* AxCrazy: Averted. Lincoln's RoaringRampageOfRevenge is [[TranquilFury cool, calm and methodical,]] and also kept secret from anyone but his closest friends.

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* AxCrazy: AxCrazy:
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Averted. Lincoln's RoaringRampageOfRevenge is [[TranquilFury cool, calm and methodical,]] and also kept secret from anyone but his closest friends.



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:Abe, three separate times. [[ForegoneConclusion He doesn't go through with it.]]]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: DrivenToSuicide:
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[[spoiler:Abe, three separate times. [[ForegoneConclusion He doesn't go through with it.]]]]



* ThrowingYourSwordAlwaysWorks: Abe's ax always finds the target with the sharp end.
** [[spoiler: Unless that target is Henry.]]

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* ThrowingYourSwordAlwaysWorks: Abe's ax always finds the target with the sharp end.
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end. [[spoiler: Unless that target is Henry.]]



* WhoWantsToLiveForever: Early in his mentoring, Henry gives Abe a lecture on the disadvantages of being immortal, to explain why so many of his kind commit suicide in their third centuries. "Without death, life (becomes) meaningless. It is a story that can never be told. A song that can never be sung. For how would one finish it?"

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* WhoWantsToLiveForever: WhoWantsToLiveForever:
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Early in his mentoring, Henry gives Abe a lecture on the disadvantages of being immortal, to explain why so many of his kind commit suicide in their third centuries. "Without death, life (becomes) meaningless. It is a story that can never be told. A song that can never be sung. For how would one finish it?"

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* MassOhCrap: [[spoiler:When Booth assassinates Lincoln. The North and its vampiric allies due to the death of their leader. The South and its vampires because Booth had, in their minds, [[EvenEvilHasStandards gone too far]].]]


Other than the added vampires, the book stays true to the events of Lincoln's life. [[spoiler:His resurrection as a vampire after his assassination, however, is another matter.]]

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Other than the added vampires, the book stays true to the events of Lincoln's life. [[spoiler:His resurrection as a vampire after his assassination, however, is another matter.]]
Most of the time.


Young UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln sees his mother die when he is just a boy. He soon discovers that a vampire is responsible. Swearing [[YouKilledMyFather vengeance]], Lincoln goes on to moonlight as a [[TheHunter vampire hunter]] with the help of [[FriendlyNeighbourhoodVampire ethical vampire]] Henry Sturges. Along the way, [[BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy a large number of historical figures from Lincoln's era]] are shown to be either [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampires]], [[TheQuisling vampire sympathizers]], or [[TheHunter vampire hunters]].

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Young UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln sees his mother die when he is just a boy. He soon discovers that a vampire is responsible. Swearing [[YouKilledMyFather vengeance]], Lincoln goes on to moonlight as a [[TheHunter vampire hunter]] {{vampire hunter}} with the help of [[FriendlyNeighbourhoodVampire ethical vampire]] Henry Sturges. Along the way, [[BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy a large number of historical figures from Lincoln's era]] are shown to be either [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampires]], [[TheQuisling vampire sympathizers]], or [[TheHunter vampire hunters]].
{{vampire hunter}}s.

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* ActionPolitician: ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin


* BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy: The book lives on this trope. Lincoln was a vampire hunter, as was [[spoiler:William Seward]], [[spoiler:EdgarAllanPoe]] was a vampire fanboy, the [[spoiler:Roanoke colony]] was killed off by its vampiric doctor, and [[spoiler:John Wilkes Booth]] was, you guessed it, a vampire.

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* BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy: The book lives on this trope. Lincoln was a vampire hunter, as was [[spoiler:William Seward]], [[spoiler:EdgarAllanPoe]] [[spoiler:Creator/EdgarAllanPoe]] was a vampire fanboy, the [[spoiler:Roanoke colony]] was killed off by its vampiric doctor, and [[spoiler:John Wilkes Booth]] was, you guessed it, a vampire.


Young UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln sees his mother die when he is just a boy. He soon discovers that a vampire is responsible. Swearing [[YouKilledMyFather vengeance]], Lincoln goes on to moonlight as a [[TheHunter vampire hunter]] with the help of [[FriendlyNeighbourhoodVampire ethical vampire]] [[TheObiWan Henry Sturges]]. Along the way, [[BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy a large number of historical figures from Lincoln's era]] are shown to be either [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampires]], [[TheQuisling vampire sympathizers]], or [[TheHunter vampire hunters]].

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Young UsefulNotes/AbrahamLincoln sees his mother die when he is just a boy. He soon discovers that a vampire is responsible. Swearing [[YouKilledMyFather vengeance]], Lincoln goes on to moonlight as a [[TheHunter vampire hunter]] with the help of [[FriendlyNeighbourhoodVampire ethical vampire]] [[TheObiWan Henry Sturges]].Sturges. Along the way, [[BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy a large number of historical figures from Lincoln's era]] are shown to be either [[OurVampiresAreDifferent vampires]], [[TheQuisling vampire sympathizers]], or [[TheHunter vampire hunters]].



* TheObiWan: Henry. Albeit the version who [[spoiler: doesn't die.]]


* NoodleIncident: [[spoiler: UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, of all things. It is referred to briefly as "the Second Vampire Uprising".]]

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* NoodleIncident: [[spoiler: UsefulNotes/WorldWarTwo, UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, of all things. It is referred to briefly as "the Second Vampire Uprising".]]

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*WeirdWest


* AxCrazy: Averted. Lincoln's RoaringRampageOfRevenge is cool, calm and methodical, and also kept secret from anyone but his closest friends.

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* AxCrazy: Averted. Lincoln's RoaringRampageOfRevenge is [[TranquilFury cool, calm and methodical, methodical,]] and also kept secret from anyone but his closest friends.


* BerserkButton: Do ''not'' speak callously about any of Abe's lost loved ones. [[CaptainObvious Being a vampire is also a bad idea.]]

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* BerserkButton: Do ''not'' speak callously about any of Abe's lost loved ones. [[CaptainObvious Being a vampire is also a bad idea.]]


* LesbianVampire: Edgar Allen Poe tells Abe a story of two lesbian vampires in East Europe (one of whom was the infamous Lady Bathory) who were into some 'kinky stuff' i.e. [[DudenotFunny torture, rape, and murder]].

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* LesbianVampire: Edgar Allen Poe tells Abe a story of two lesbian vampires in East Europe (one of whom was the infamous Lady Bathory) who were into some 'kinky stuff' i.e. [[DudenotFunny torture, rape, and murder]].murder.

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* MonsterProgenitor: [[DiscussedTrope Discussed]]. Henry tells Abraham that many vampires have attempted to trace their "lineage", and that some believe in the theory of a "first vampire". However, due to vampires' solitary nature, none have ever succeeded in tracing their history any farther back than two or three "generations".


** Joshua Speed outlived Abraham Lincoln. By decades.



* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler: Abraham Lincoln is [[HesJustHiding a vampire.]]]]

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* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler: Abraham Lincoln is was [[HesJustHiding turned into a vampire.]]]]vampire]] after his assassination.]]



* BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy: The book lives on this trope. Lincoln was a vampire hunter, [[spoiler: EdgarAllanPoe]] was a vampire fanboy, the [[spoiler: Roanoke colony]] was killed off by its vampiric doctor, and [[spoiler: John Wilkes Booth]] was, you guessed it, a vampire.

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* BeethovenWasAnAlienSpy: The book lives on this trope. Lincoln was a vampire hunter, [[spoiler: EdgarAllanPoe]] as was [[spoiler:William Seward]], [[spoiler:EdgarAllanPoe]] was a vampire fanboy, the [[spoiler: Roanoke [[spoiler:Roanoke colony]] was killed off by its vampiric doctor, and [[spoiler: John [[spoiler:John Wilkes Booth]] was, you guessed it, a vampire.


Other than the added vampires, the book stays true to the events of Lincoln's life. His resurrection as a vampire after his assassination, however, is another matter.

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Other than the added vampires, the book stays true to the events of Lincoln's life. His [[spoiler:His resurrection as a vampire after his assassination, however, is another matter.
matter.]]

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