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* DarkAndTroubledPast: In ''Dead Iron'', Cedar's brother Wil dragged him west after the loss of his wife and children. Then they went on the wrong land and were {{curse}}d into {{werewolf}} form. Cedar came to find himself at the end of a bloody trail, and backtracked to find his brother's wolf corpse, its throat torn out by himself.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: In ''Dead Iron'', Cedar's brother Wil dragged him west after the loss of his wife and children. Then they went on the wrong land and were {{curse}}d into {{werewolf}} [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolf]] form. Cedar came to find himself at the end of a bloody trail, and backtracked to find his brother's wolf corpse, its throat torn out by himself.


* ColorCodedEyes: In ''Dead Iron'', Wil's eyes are still copper even in wolf form. The precise color is not so significant as what it shows about Wil's ability to keep his human mind in wolf form.



* WindowsToTheSoul: In ''Dead Iron'', Wil's eyes are still copper even in wolf form. The precise color is not so significant as what it shows about Wil's ability to keep his human mind in wolf form.

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* WhiteMagic: Mae's sisters.
* WindowsToTheSoul: Wil's eyes stay the same color even in wolf form.
* WitchHunt: How [=LeFel=] intends to control the Mae.

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%% * WhiteMagic: Mae's sisters.
* WindowsToTheSoul: In ''Dead Iron'', Wil's eyes stay the same are still copper even in wolf form. The precise color even is not so significant as what it shows about Wil's ability to keep his human mind in wolf form.
%% * WitchHunt: How [=LeFel=] intends to control the Mae.


* TheExile: [=LeFel=]
* TheEyesHaveIt: some Strangwork mantics.
* TheFairFolk: [=LeFel=]

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%% * TheExile: [=LeFel=]
* TheEyesHaveIt: some Strangwork mantics.
In ''Dead Iron'', a room of Strangework mantics is absolutely still, except for eyes following [=LeFel=] and Mr. Shunt.
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* TheFairFolk: [=LeFel=]



* PowerOfLove: Why [=LeFel=] needs to kill Jeb.

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* PowerOfLove: Why In ''Dead Iron'', [=LeFel=] needs has to kill Jeb.Jeb because otherwise his and Mae's love would protect her.


* SmallTownBoredom: Rose wants out
* SomethingAboutARose: Captain Hink's romantic gift

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%% * SmallTownBoredom: Rose wants out
* SomethingAboutARose: In ''Cold Copper'', Captain Hink's romantic giftHink had given Rose a wallpaper rose, folded paper and perfumed. She had kissed him -- more than once -- because of it.


* RuleOfThree: [=LeFel=] tries to invoke this on Jeb

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* RuleOfThree: In ''Dead Iron'', [=LeFel=] tries to invoke this on JebJeb Lindson -- he shouldn't have to kill him more than three times.


* OrphansPlotTrinket: Rose's device.
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: In fact, the two of them differ from each other.

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%% * OrphansPlotTrinket: Rose's device.
* OurWerewolvesAreDifferent: In fact, ''Dead Iron'', Cedar, under a {{curse}}, changes by the two of them differ from each other.full moon and loses his mind, requiring him to chain himself. He pays quite dearly for a collar that lets him keep his right mind. [[spoiler:Later we learn his brother Wil is still alive and also under a curse, but while Cedar only changes during the full moon, Wil is permanently a wolf, and fortunately, can control himself all the time when not actively bespelled by [=LeFel=]]].


* MagicalLand: [=LeFel=]'s aim
* MosesInTheBulrushes: Rose Small, by the device left with her, though not all is clear yet.
* MustBeInvited: Mae refuses the vampire this.

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%% * MagicalLand: [=LeFel=]'s aim
* MosesInTheBulrushes: In ''Dead Iron'', Rose Small, by Small's backstory was being abandoned on the device left with her, though not all is clear yet.
step of her adoptive parents' home.
* MustBeInvited: In ''Dead Iron'', Mae explicitly refuses permission to enter her home, though the vampire this.effect appears to be more her spells than the refusal.


* AFriendInNeed: Rose to Mae

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* AFriendInNeed: In ''Dead Iron'', when Rose to Maeis thrown out of the meeting where the WitchHunt is started, she resolves that nothing can stop her from helping Mae.



* {{Revenge}}: Mae's motivation

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%% * {{Revenge}}: Mae's motivation


* InvoluntaryShapeshifter: Cedar
* InsubstantialIngredients: Played with

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%% * InvoluntaryShapeshifter: Cedar
* InsubstantialIngredients: Played withwith in ''Dead Iron'', Alun Maddox talks of spoons made of moonlight -- and Cedar says his gun is made with pain.


* HumanSacrifice: Needed for the gate

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* HumanSacrifice: Needed In ''Dead Iron'', [=LeFel=] has long searched for [[TargetedHumanSacrifice the gatethree humans]] he must sacrifice for his CoolGate.


* GreenThumb: Rose can hear plants talking.

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* GreenThumb: In ''Dead Iron'', Rose can hear plants talking.talk. She tries to ignore it; wearing her OrphansPlotTrinket helps.


* DarkAndTroubledPast: Cedar.
* TheDrifter: Cedar
* DoorstopBaby: Rose's backstory

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: Cedar.
In ''Dead Iron'', Cedar's brother Wil dragged him west after the loss of his wife and children. Then they went on the wrong land and were {{curse}}d into {{werewolf}} form. Cedar came to find himself at the end of a bloody trail, and backtracked to find his brother's wolf corpse, its throat torn out by himself.
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* TheDrifter: Cedar
%% * DoorstopBaby: Rose's backstory


* ChildrenAreSpecial: especially for dreaming.
* CoolGate: [=LeFel=]' aim
* CueTheSun: Mae takes it a good omen.
* {{Curse}}: Why werewolves, and why [=LeFel=] wants them.

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%% * ChildrenAreSpecial: especially for dreaming.
%% * CoolGate: [=LeFel=]' aim
* CueTheSun: In ''Dead Iron'', the sun comes from behind the clouds just as Mae sets out to the Madder brothers'. She takes it as a good omen.
%% * {{Curse}}: Why werewolves, and why [=LeFel=] wants them.

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