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* LuckBasedMission: A couple of times early on, vital clues are obtained by Luck Rolls.

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* LuckBasedMission: A couple One of times early on, vital clues are obtained by the worst in the entire history of the books, as besides the standard required Luck Rolls.checks to obtain critical items/clues, on the path required to win at one point you take a check by rolling a 1d6, and if you roll a 1 you simply die, regardless of items, skill, stamina or luck.

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* OceanOfAdventure: You take the role of a sailor who is traveling over the twelve seas of the old world in order to stop the dreaded pirate lord, Bloodbones. During your adventure, you're required to travel to distant islands, explore treasure caves, and encounter underwater enemies such as sharks and krakens, culminating with a climax where you lead a skeleton army to defeat the evil Bloodbones.

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* ContinuityNod: The climatic confrontation against Bloodbones' crew have you resurrecting a skeletal army to aid you in combat - much like one of the good endings available in the earlier book, ''Literature/DemonsOfTheDeep''.


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* DemBones: In order to overcome Captain Bloodbones' army, you will need to find the means to resurrect an army of skeletons to aid you in battle.


* RaceAgainstTheClock: During the fist part of the game, you have a limited amount of time to find out where's Cinnabar's hideout in the Port of Crabs and how to infiltrate. If you waste too much time, the Virago will leave and you fail your mission.

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* RaceAgainstTheClock: During the fist first part of the game, you have a limited amount of time to find out where's Cinnabar's hideout in the Port of Crabs and how to infiltrate. If you waste too much time, the Virago will leave and you fail your mission.


** On Bone Island, you can meet a massive, hairy savage who used to work for a shipwrecked wizard named [[Literature/TheTempest Balinac (Caliban)]].

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** On Bone Island, you can meet a massive, hairy savage who used to work for a shipwrecked wizard named [[Literature/TheTempest [[Theatre/TheTempest Balinac (Caliban)]].



* SignificantAnagram: The Balinac creature that aids you has its name derived from Caliban, from William Shakespeare's [[Theatre/TheTempest]].

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* SignificantAnagram: The Balinac creature that aids you has its name derived from Caliban, from William Shakespeare's [[Theatre/TheTempest]].


''Bloodbones'' is the 60[[superscript:th]] entry in the ''Literature/FightingFantasy'' series of gamebooks, written by Jonathan Green, and has an infamous history amongst the fandom as a MissingEpisode; it was originally intended to be published as part of a relaunch of the Puffin range in 1995, but would not see publication until 2006 as part of the Wizard range.

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''Bloodbones'' is the 60[[superscript:th]] 61[[superscript:st]] entry in the ''Literature/FightingFantasy'' series of gamebooks, written by Jonathan Green, and has an infamous history amongst the fandom as a MissingEpisode; it was originally intended to be published as part of a relaunch of the Puffin range in 1995, but would not see publication until 2006 as part of the Wizard range.


''Bloodbones'' is the 60th entry in the ''Literature/FightingFantasy'' series of gamebooks, written by Jonathan Green, and has an infamous history amongst the fandom as a MissingEpisode; it was originally intended to be published as part of a relaunch of the Puffin range in 1995, but would not see publication until 2006 as part of the Wizard range.

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''Bloodbones'' is the 60th 60[[superscript:th]] entry in the ''Literature/FightingFantasy'' series of gamebooks, written by Jonathan Green, and has an infamous history amongst the fandom as a MissingEpisode; it was originally intended to be published as part of a relaunch of the Puffin range in 1995, but would not see publication until 2006 as part of the Wizard range.



!!''Bloodbones'' contains examples of:

* AffablyEvil: For a dangerous, murderous voodoo pirate captain Cinnabar is rather affable.
* AnArmAndALeg: As you fight your way out of Cinnabar's ship, you cut off the arm of a PirateGirl, which is later revealed to be Cinnabar's right-hand woman.

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!!''Bloodbones'' contains provides examples of:

* AffablyEvil: For a dangerous, murderous voodoo pirate pirate, captain Cinnabar is rather affable.
* AnArmAndALeg: As you fight your way out of Cinnabar's ship, you cut off the arm of a PirateGirl, which is later revealed to be Cinnabar's right-hand woman.
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* AnArmAndALeg: As you fight your way out of Cinnabar's ship, you cut off the arm of a PirateGirl, which is later revealed to be Cinnabar's right-hand woman.



* CloudCuckoolander: Scrimshaw the lonely, half-insane hermit living on Bone Island, who can direct you to a cavern where a treasure is hidden.

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* CloudCuckoolander: {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Scrimshaw the lonely, half-insane hermit living on Bone Island, who can direct you to a cavern where a treasure is hidden.



* DiabolusExNihilo: Just as the Fortune is about to reach the Virago before it can land on Bone Island, the dreaded, Leviathan-like Behemoth appears and swallows the ship, causing you to jump into the ocean to save yourself.

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* DiabolusExNihilo: Just as the Fortune ''Fortune'' is about to reach the Virago before it can land on Bone Island, the dreaded, Leviathan-like Behemoth appears and swallows the ship, causing you to jump into the ocean to save yourself.



* TheDragon: Mirel [[EvilRedhead the Red]], Cinnabar's competent right-hand woman who recovered his body after the battle against the Fortune and had it revived with voodoo powers. Also, Ramatu the Voodoo Sorcerer can be see as one for him, despite not being a member of the crew.

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* TheDragon: Mirel [[EvilRedhead the Red]], Cinnabar's competent right-hand woman who recovered his body after the battle against the Fortune ''Fortune'' and had it revived with voodoo powers. Also, Ramatu the Voodoo Sorcerer can be see as one for him, despite not being a member of the crew.



* HeroOfAnotherStory: BountyHunter Conyn, captain of the Fortune, the man who killed Cinnabar and routed his crew, can be encountered and will help you on your quest. Too bad his ship is sunk by the Behemoth.

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* HeroOfAnotherStory: BountyHunter Conyn, captain of the Fortune, ''Fortune'', the man who killed Cinnabar and routed his crew, can be encountered and will help you on your quest. Too bad his ship is sunk by the Behemoth.



* ThreateningShark: If you escape the Virago, there's a mandatory underwater battle against a Great White Shark. Not only the enemy is tough, but you have a malus and can only duel for a limited amount of time before drowning.

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* ThreateningShark: If you escape the Virago, there's a mandatory underwater battle against a Great White Shark.great white shark. Not only the enemy is tough, but you have a malus and can only duel for a limited amount of time before drowning.


** Not to mention the time where you can witness the titanic battle between a [[Film/KingKong "Great Ape" and a "Terrible Lizard"]].

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** Not to mention the time where you can witness the titanic battle between a [[Film/KingKong [[Film/KingKongVSGodzilla "Great Ape" and a "Terrible Lizard"]].


* AndroclesLion: If you rescue the tribesman from the giant mantis, he will talk about your worth to Queen Zyteea and she will accept you in the tribe istantly.

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* AndroclesLion: If you rescue the tribesman from the giant mantis, he will talk about your worth to Queen Zyteea and she will accept you in the tribe istantly.instantly.


''Bloodbones'' follows Green's standard adventure format, dependent on PlotCoupon and codewords to proceed in your quest, though this time in a more interesting, piratey setting, starting from the shady streets of Port of Crabs to pirate galleons to jungle island and voodoo temples.

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''Bloodbones'' follows Green's standard adventure format, dependent on PlotCoupon {{Plot Coupon}}s and codewords to proceed in your quest, though this time in a more interesting, piratey setting, starting from the shady streets of Port of Crabs to pirate galleons to jungle island and voodoo temples.



* DirtyCoward: [[spoiler: If you reveal to Cinnabar the clay idol containing his heart, he will immediatly panick and beg for mercy without shame.]]

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* DirtyCoward: [[spoiler: If [[spoiler:If you reveal to Cinnabar the clay idol containing his heart, he will immediatly panick immediately panic and beg for mercy without shame.]]



* GreaterScopeVillain: [[spoiler: Quezkari is actually directly involved in the story and will step into the frontlines when his champion Cinnabar is defeated.]]
* HeroOfAnotherStory: BountyHunter Conyn, captain of the Fortune, the man who killed Cinnabar and routed his crew, can be encountered and help you on your quest. Too bad his ship is sunk by the Behemoth.

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* GreaterScopeVillain: [[spoiler: Quezkari [[spoiler:Quezkari is actually directly involved in the story and will step into the frontlines when his champion Cinnabar is defeated.]]
* HeroOfAnotherStory: BountyHunter Conyn, captain of the Fortune, the man who killed Cinnabar and routed his crew, can be encountered and will help you on your quest. Too bad his ship is sunk by the Behemoth.



* SlayingMantis: On Bone Island you can run into a native attacked by a giant mantis, which is a though opponent, even though slaying it will allow you to istantly gain the trust of Queen Zyteena.

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* SlayingMantis: On Bone Island you can run into a native attacked by a giant mantis, which is a though opponent, even though slaying it will allow you to istantly instantly gain the trust of Queen Zyteena.


* ShoutOut: On Bone Island, you can meet a massive, hairy savage who used to work for a shipwrecked wizard named [[Literature/TheTempest Balinac (Caliban)]], not to mention the time where you can witness the titanic battle between a [[Film/KingKong "Great Ape" and a "Terrible Lizard"]].
* ThreateningShark: If you escape the Virago, there's a mandatory underwater battle against a Great White Shark. Not only the enemy is though, but you have a malus and can only duel for a limited amount of time before drowning.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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On Bone Island, you can meet a massive, hairy savage who used to work for a shipwrecked wizard named [[Literature/TheTempest Balinac (Caliban)]], not (Caliban)]].
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to mention the time where you can witness the titanic battle between a [[Film/KingKong "Great Ape" and a "Terrible Lizard"]].
* ThreateningShark: If you escape the Virago, there's a mandatory underwater battle against a Great White Shark. Not only the enemy is though, tough, but you have a malus and can only duel for a limited amount of time before drowning.



* YouKilledMyFather: The reason why the hero is going after Captain Cinnabar.

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* YouKilledMyFather: The reason why the hero is going after Captain Cinnabar.Cinnabar.
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''Bloodbones'' is the 60th entry in the ''Literature/FightingFantasy'' series of gamebooks, written by Jonathan Green, although it was originally intended to be the 26th installment as part of the Puffin range.

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''Bloodbones'' is the 60th entry in the ''Literature/FightingFantasy'' series of gamebooks, written by Jonathan Green, although and has an infamous history amongst the fandom as a MissingEpisode; it was originally intended to be published as part of a relaunch of the 26th installment Puffin range in 1995, but would not see publication until 2006 as part of the Puffin Wizard range.


* GhostPirate: Not to disappoint, this game has Cinnabar himself, who's a Zombie Pirate for some time before being resurrected again [[spoiler: though with a SoulJar]], Captain Valyarde the cursed and actual Ghost Pirate you can defeat so that he can [[DefeatMeansFriendship join you]] and finally the optional Jolly Roger, who's a ''Vampire'' Pirate. Also, this book's cover provides the current page image.

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* GhostPirate: Not to disappoint, this game has Cinnabar himself, who's a Zombie Pirate for some time before being resurrected again [[spoiler: though with a SoulJar]], Captain Valyarde the cursed and actual Ghost Pirate you can defeat so that he can [[DefeatMeansFriendship join you]] and finally the optional Jolly Roger, who's a ''Vampire'' Pirate. Also, this book's cover [[ImageSource provides the current page image.image]].

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