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''Birthright'' is a LowFantasy look at a HighFantasy setting, dealing heavily with the responsibilities of leadership, and exploring multiculturalism in a world where humans and [[OurDragonsAreDifferent dragons]] live side-by-side. At the moment five chapters are available, updating roughly once a month, and can be read [[http://birthrightstory.tumblr.com/tagged/chapter/chrono Here]].

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''Birthright'' is a LowFantasy look at a HighFantasy setting, dealing heavily with the responsibilities of leadership, and exploring multiculturalism in a world where humans and [[OurDragonsAreDifferent dragons]] live side-by-side. At the moment five sixteen chapters are available, updating roughly once a month, and can be read [[http://birthrightstory.tumblr.com/tagged/chapter/chrono Here]].

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Not to be confused with the UrbanFantasy comic series of [[ComicBook/{{Birthright}} the same name]].

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* DespairEventHorizon: [[spoiler: Sabrina appears to reach it at the end of chapter 6, and for much of chapter 7 it seems she's crossed it entirely. Fortunately, she's starting to pull back.]]


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* ProportionalAging: While the upper limit of Dragon age isn't mentioned, they have a maturation period of around ''80 years''. Physically at least, as dragons appear about as mature for their age as humans.


''Birthright'' is a LowFantasy look at a HighFantasy setting, dealing heavily with the responsibilities of leadership, and exploring multiculturalism in a world where humans and [[OurDragonsAreDifferent dragons]] live side-by-side. At the moment only the first chapter is online, and no update schedule has been established. The first chapter can be read [[http://birthrightstory.tumblr.com/post/159277759550/chapter-1-mangoes Here]].

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''Birthright'' is a LowFantasy look at a HighFantasy setting, dealing heavily with the responsibilities of leadership, and exploring multiculturalism in a world where humans and [[OurDragonsAreDifferent dragons]] live side-by-side. At the moment only the first chapter is online, five chapters are available, updating roughly once a month, and no update schedule has been established. The first chapter can be read read [[http://birthrightstory.tumblr.com/post/159277759550/chapter-1-mangoes com/tagged/chapter/chrono Here]].


* KAnsasCityShuffle: Taurau pulls this on Sabrina during a game of Catur in Chapter 5, fooling her into thinking he's using an easily-countered strategy. In reality, he's using a strategy designed to counter ''her'' counter. [[spoiler: The end of the chapter implies Ko-Kraham is using a similar strategy on Sabrina.]]

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* KAnsasCityShuffle: KansasCityShuffle: Taurau pulls this on Sabrina during a game of Catur in Chapter 5, fooling her into thinking he's using an easily-countered strategy. In reality, he's using a strategy designed to counter ''her'' counter. [[spoiler: The end of the chapter implies Ko-Kraham is using a similar strategy on Sabrina.]]


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* ShamingTheMob: Sabrina pulls it twice on the Dragon Tribe. The first time is implicitly calling them out for allowing a young dragon to be bullied, the second time she explicitly calls them out for their mistreatment of her.

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* KAnsasCityShuffle: Taurau pulls this on Sabrina during a game of Catur in Chapter 5, fooling her into thinking he's using an easily-countered strategy. In reality, he's using a strategy designed to counter ''her'' counter. [[spoiler: The end of the chapter implies Ko-Kraham is using a similar strategy on Sabrina.]]


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* SurpriseCheckmate: Sabrina is surprised by the result of a game of Catur, an Indian proto-chess. Somewhat justified, since she was wrong about the strategy her opponent was using, and was too distracted to spot her mistake.

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* EatingTheEyeCandy: Taurau appears in the nude in the fourth chapter, and Sabrina wastes no time in appreciating it.
-->Sabrina gawked, her mouth opening and closing mutely. Even if she had been able to speak, she would have been unable to string a sentence together. Her eyes ran across his body, at once drinking in every line and unsure where to look.
-->No, that wasn’t true. She knew exactly where she wanted to look. But she forced her gaze up, and into his amused expression.


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* [[ShamelessFanserviceGirl Shameless Fanservice Guy]]: Taurau's religion requires him to be near-or-completely topless at all times, to say nothing of his casual nudity in the fourth chapter. Of course he ''was'' in a bathing room at the time, he was just less concerned about getting dressed after leaving the pool.


* AffectionGestureToTheHead: Ko-Kraham frequently pats Sabrina's head or strokes her horns, although the 'affectionate' part is questionable. Ko-Kalah does as well, suggesting it's common among dragons.

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* AffectionGestureToTheHead: AffectionateGestureToTheHead: Ko-Kraham frequently pats Sabrina's head or strokes her horns, although the 'affectionate' part is questionable. Ko-Kalah does as well, suggesting it's common among dragons.



* ConstructedWorld: Although Vikaasthan does take some cultural cues from India, it's clear that it has its own history

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* ConstructedWorld: Although Vikaasthan does take some cultural cues from India, it's clear that it has its own history history.



* {{Mythopoeia}}: Although we haven't been introduced to all of it yet, it's very clear that both the dragons and humans have distinct mythologies.

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* {{Mythopoeia}}: Although we haven't Three religions across two different species have been introduced to all presented, albeit in varying levels of it yet, it's very clear that both the dragons and humans have distinct mythologies.detail.


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* SacredLanguage: Overlapping with LanguageOfMagic, the Holy Language of Kilhanism is user for both prayer and magic.
* SpellBook: The Rajaa kee Yaachikaen, in addition to its more mundane use [[ReligionIsMagic as a prayer book]], contains details a variety of spells and [[MagicalGesture magical gestures]].


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* TermsOfEndangerment: Ko-Kraham refers to Sabrina as 'dear'.

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* AffectionGestureToTheHead: Ko-Kraham frequently pats Sabrina's head or strokes her horns, although the 'affectionate' part is questionable. Ko-Kalah does as well, suggesting it's common among dragons.


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* GiganticAdultsTinyBabies: Juvenile dragons stand at about four feet tall, while the oldest dragon seen so far is large enough to be mistaken for part of a ''building''. And she's still an adolescent, meaning they might come even bigger.


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* HeadbuttOfLove: The draconic equivalent of a hug involves rubbing heads to knock their horns together, as Sal-Sobin happily teaches Sabrina after a particularly stressful day.

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* EitherWorldDominationOrSomethingAboutBananas: While Sabrina is capable of speaking conversationally in Draconic, she does have some trouble with it initially.


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* NarrativeProfanityFilter
* {{Omniglot}}: Several characters have demonstrated knowledge of at least two languages, Draconic and Vikassthani. Taurau demonstrates the most however, presumably speaking the native language of Kainga-O-Whenua on top of the others.


* ExactWords: [[spoiler: The first flaw in Ko-Kraham's curse is that Sabrina only has to follow commands exactly as they're given.]]



* ReligionIsMagic: Literally. Magic is referred to as 'prayer', and involves making a series of gestures to communicate the desired spell. It's yet to be seen if there's much actual religion behind the magic, however.

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* ReligionIsMagic: Literally. Magic is referred to as 'prayer', and involves making a series of gestures to communicate the desired spell. It's yet to be seen if there's much actual religion behind the magic, however.spell, and a book of spells is called a Prayer Book.


* FantasyHonourifics: The dragons prefix their names with Ko, Tor, Sal or Bek. It hasn't been shown exactly what they mean yet, but 'Ko' seems to imply some degree of leadership while 'Bek' is viewed fairly negatively.

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* FantasyHonourifics: FantasticHonorifics: The dragons prefix their names with Ko, Tor, Sal or Bek. It hasn't been shown exactly what they mean yet, but 'Ko' seems to imply some degree of leadership while 'Bek' is viewed fairly negatively.


* BalefulPolymorph: [[spoiler: At the end of the first chapter, Sabrina is transformed into a dragon whelp.]]

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* BalefulPolymorph: [[spoiler: At the end of the first chapter, Sabrina is transformed into a dragon whelp.]]



* FantasyHonourifics: The dragons prefix their names with Ko, Tor, Sal or Bek. It hasn't been shown exactly what they mean yet, but 'Ko' seems to imply some degree of leadership while 'Bek' is viewed fairly negatively.



* {{Geas}}: Ko-Kraham's curse forces Sabrina to follow any commands Ko-Kraham gives, although there's no condition for breaking it--Sabrina is simply unable to break Ko-Kraham's commands. So far, the main commands seem to be: Do as you're told; Don't tell anyone what's happened; and [[spoiler: your name is Bek-Braya]].

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* {{Geas}}: Ko-Kraham's curse forces Sabrina to follow any commands Ko-Kraham gives, although there's no condition for breaking it--Sabrina is simply unable to break Ko-Kraham's commands. So far, the main commands seem to be: Do as you're told; Don't tell anyone what's happened; and [[spoiler: your name is Bek-Braya]].Bek-Braya.



* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: 'Harinma' means 'Gold'. An appropriate moniker for a dragon.]]

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* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: 'Harinma' The name of Ko-Kraham's original human disguise, 'Harinma', means 'Gold'. An appropriate moniker for a dragon.]]



* StressVomit: Sabrina does this twice in the second chapter. [[spoiler: First when she realizes she's been turned into a dragon, and second when she accidentally stabs Ko-Kraham in the stomach.]]

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* StressVomit: Sabrina does this twice in the second chapter. [[spoiler: chapter: First when she realizes she's been turned into a dragon, and second when she accidentally stabs Ko-Kraham in the stomach.]]

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* BroughtDownToNormal: A variation. After she's cursed, Sabrina is still able to access her magic--it's just very painful, and she's kept from actually ''using'' it, making her functionally powerless.


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* FauxAffablyEvil: Ko-Kraham is almost motherly towards Sabrina... when she's not in a fit of violence or openly laughing at Sabrina's suffering.


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* {{Geas}}: Ko-Kraham's curse forces Sabrina to follow any commands Ko-Kraham gives, although there's no condition for breaking it--Sabrina is simply unable to break Ko-Kraham's commands. So far, the main commands seem to be: Do as you're told; Don't tell anyone what's happened; and [[spoiler: your name is Bek-Braya]].


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* MoodSwinger: After dropping her disguise, Ko-Kraham swaps between cheerful and violently angry at the drop of a hat.


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* PowerParasite: After Sabrina and Ko-Kraham share their magic, Ko-Kraham uses the connection to steal Sabrina's magic for her own.
* PsychicLink: 'Sharing' magic creates a version of this. Although the two people sharing magic cannot hear each other's thoughts or feelings, they instinctively want to mimic each other's movements, even over a large distance. This allows Sabrina to track Ko-Kraham's movements.


* AerithAndBob: Three distinct cultures have been represented so far, leading to a lot of variety in names. Native Vikaasthani names seem to be Indian, while Kainga-o-Whenuan names are Maori and Dragon names are completely fabricated.
* AltarDiplomacy: Taurau, the prince of a neighbouring nation, is in Vikaasthan to negotiate trade. While not outright stated, it's implied that another part of his purpose there is to court Sabrina.

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* AerithAndBob: Three distinct cultures have been represented so far, leading to a lot of variety in names. Native Vikaasthani names seem to be Indian, Indian (ie. Kamalakshi, Marthanda), while Kainga-o-Whenuan names are Maori Maori(ie. Taurau) and Dragon names are completely fabricated.
* AltarDiplomacy: Taurau, the prince of a neighbouring nation, is in nation sent to Vikaasthan to negotiate trade. While not outright stated, it's a trade deal, is implied that another part of his purpose to also be there is to court Sabrina.Vikaasthan's princess.



* PoliticallyActivePrincess: Sabrina's duties as a princess includes accommodating diplomatic quests.

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* PoliticallyActivePrincess: Sabrina's duties as a princess includes accommodating diplomatic quests.guests.

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