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* FoxFolk: Foxen, an alien race that resemble humanoid foxes.



* PettingZooPeople: Foxen, an alien race that resemble humanoid foxes.


* {{Badass}}: Rolas and the Red Vixen both.


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* ShoutOut: The Red Vixen's self-given title of "The Scourge of the Spaceways"(tm) is from Creator/RobertHeinlein's book Literature/TheRollingStones, though in there it's referring to a deliberately over the top fictional ''hero'' not a space pirate.


* DrowningMySorrows: After Countess Highglider sabotages their attempted exodus Rolas copes by gettin massively drunk, and judging by the complaints about [[HangoverSensitivity loud noise]] the next day so did the rest of the Darktail household.

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* DrowningMySorrows: After Countess Highglider sabotages their attempted exodus exodus, Rolas copes by gettin getting massively drunk, and judging by the complaints about [[HangoverSensitivity loud noise]] the next day day, so did the rest of the Darktail household.


* AirVentEscape: Attempted by Rolas, but he finds a note from the Red Vixen and a trap waiting at the grille above the lifeboats.
* AlwaysSecondBest: Explicitly invoked by Rolas when describing his relationship to his twin sister, starting with her being born five minutes ahead of him, and then stating, "She was smarter, she was more beautiful, she was more at ease in social matters." At first it doesn't appear to bother him, but later stories reveal he's trying to suppress being TheResenter.
* AMatchMadeInStockholm: Notably the Red Vixen is much more attracted to Rolas than vice-versa. [[spoiler:Until he starts dating her true identity.]]



* AirVentEscape: Attempted by Rolas, but he finds a note from the Red Vixen and a trap waiting at the grille above the lifeboats.
* AMatchMadeInStockholm: Notably the Red Vixen is much more attracted to Rolas than vice-versa. [[spoiler:Until he starts dating her true identity.]]

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* SettlingTheFrontier: House Darktail's plan to escape their torment at the paws of Countess Highglider was to pack up and leave for a colony world on the edge of settled space with all their loyal tenants. Unfortunately their liege lady discovered the plan, and had a certain pirate informed of their trade routes, among other obstacles.

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* DrowningMySorrows: After Countess Highglider sabotages their attempted exodus Rolas copes by gettin massively drunk, and judging by the complaints about [[HangoverSensitivity loud noise]] the next day so did the rest of the Darktail household.


* ChainedToABed: Implied in the epilogue to "Captive".

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* ChainedToABed: Implied in the epilogue [[spoiler: Suggested to "Captive".be how Rolas spent his and Melanie's honeymoon.]]



* DomesticAbuse: Rolas' sister, Salli, who suffered for two years before divorcing her husband after he was declared legally insane and permanently committed to a mental hospital.

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* DomesticAbuse: Rolas' sister, Salli, who suffered was beaten regularly by her husband, Kev Highglider, for two years before divorcing until he gouged her husband after he eye out and was declared legally insane and permanently committed to a mental hospital.an insane asylum. She has no small amount of lingering trauma from the whole affair.

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* StunGun: The Red Vixen's crew exclusively use stunners.


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* WouldntHitAGirl: At one point Rolas is given the chance to stun his captor and escape. And doesn't take it, stating that he doesn't shoot vixens in the back. Some associated shorts indicate he's worried about becoming like his brother-in-law.

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* InsultToRocks: After the Red Vixen reprograms his AutoKitchen to only produce "prison loaf", which she says tastes like wet cardboard, Rolas decides that comparison is an insult to the disposable packaging industry.

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* GreenAesop: Minor one in the prequel ''Prisoners of War'', set during Foxen Prime's SteamPunk pre-spaceflight period. The protagonists' home nation uses alcohol fueled steam engines for power, and are disturbed to find their Gerwart captors use coal.


The first book, both chronologically and published, of ''Literature/TheRedVixenAdventures''

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The first book, both chronologically and published, of ''Literature/TheRedVixenAdventures''''Literature/TheRedVixenAdventures''.


[[caption-width-right:350:Rolas is Not Happy about this]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Rolas is Not Happy not happy about this]]
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