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''Literature/{{Galefire}}'' is a UrbanFantasy novel by Kenny Soward, author of ''Literature/GnomeSaga''.

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''Literature/{{Galefire}}'' ''Galefire'' is a UrbanFantasy novel by Kenny Soward, author of ''Literature/GnomeSaga''.



In the strange and violent world of ''Literature/{{Galefire}}'', Lonnie comes to realize not everything is as it seems, including his own identity. But will Lonnie and Selix reconcile the past before they are caught by those who seek to drag them home in chains?

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In the strange and violent world of ''Literature/{{Galefire}}'', ''Galefire'', Lonnie comes to realize not everything is as it seems, including his own identity. But will Lonnie and Selix reconcile the past before they are caught by those who seek to drag them home in chains?



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* BadassAbnormal: All of the supernatural members of the 8th street gang, however high they are.
* BadassNormal: Lonnie appears to be one of these. [[spoiler: He's actually a fae like the rest of them.]]

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%% * BadassAbnormal: All of the supernatural members of the 8th street gang, however high they are.
%% * BadassNormal: Lonnie appears to be one of these. [[spoiler: He's actually a fae like the rest of them.]]



* BigBad:
** Devan [[spoiler: chased the gang from the Fade and has spies everywhere.]]
** Selix appears to be this or a DiscOneFinalBoss. [[spoiler: She's actually Lonnie's most devoted servant.]]

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%% * BigBad:
%% ** Devan [[spoiler: chased the gang from the Fade and has spies everywhere.]]
%% ** Selix appears to be this or a DiscOneFinalBoss. [[spoiler: She's actually Lonnie's most devoted servant.]]



* BrainwashedAndCrazy: Lonnie is this at the start of the book thanks to Selix.

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%% * BrainwashedAndCrazy: Lonnie is this at the start of the book thanks to Selix.



* ADateWithRosiePalms: Lonnie remembers back to the time Selix caught him doing this and he didn't bother stopping.
* DescentIntoAddiction: Lonnie remembers a long story of this and how it destroyed his marriage. [[spoiler: All of this proves to be a lie.]]

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%% * ADateWithRosiePalms: Lonnie remembers back to the time Selix caught him doing this and he didn't bother stopping.
%% * DescentIntoAddiction: Lonnie remembers a long story of this and how it destroyed his marriage. [[spoiler: All of this proves to be a lie.]]



* TheFriendNobodyLikes: None of the gang seem to particularly like one another.

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%% * TheFriendNobodyLikes: None of the gang seem to particularly like one another.



* TheGunslinger: What Lonnie used to be known as. Drugs and mind-control have drastically reduced his ability with these.
* JunkieProphet: [[spoiler: Lonnie turns out to be this and it's why he's fled to the Earth.]]

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%% * TheGunslinger: What Lonnie used to be known as. Drugs and mind-control have drastically reduced his ability with these.
%% * JunkieProphet: [[spoiler: Lonnie turns out to be this and it's why he's fled to the Earth.]]



* OurDragonsAreDifferent: [[spoiler: Selix turns out to be one. More specifically, she's a shape-shifted heroin-chic MsFanservice BadassAbnormal who has UndyingLoyalty to her drug-addicted master.]]

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%% * OurDragonsAreDifferent: [[spoiler: Selix turns out to be one. More specifically, she's a shape-shifted heroin-chic MsFanservice BadassAbnormal who has UndyingLoyalty to her drug-addicted master.]]



* UndyingLoyalty: [[spoiler: All of the 8th street gang to Lonnie.]]

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%% * UndyingLoyalty: [[spoiler: All of the 8th street gang to Lonnie.]]

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The sequel, ''Holy Avenger'' was released in 2017.


* ShockingSwerve: [[spoiler: Lonnie isn't the 8th street gang's slave. They're ''his'' slaves. He's responsible for his own amnesia and his family never existed.]]


''Literature/{{Galefire}}'' is a UrbanFantasy novel by Kenny Soward and Creator/RagnarokPublications.

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''Literature/{{Galefire}}'' is a UrbanFantasy novel by Kenny Soward and Creator/RagnarokPublications.
Soward, author of ''Literature/GnomeSaga''.



* ADateWithRosiePalms: Lonnie remembers back to the time Selix caught him doing this and he didn't bother stopping.

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\n* ADateWithRosiePalms: Lonnie remembers back to the time Selix caught him doing this and he didn't bother stopping.!!Tropes:



* BigBad: Devan [[spoiler: chased the gang from the Fade and has spies everywhere.]]

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* BigBad: BigBad:
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Devan [[spoiler: chased the gang from the Fade and has spies everywhere.]]



* ADateWithRosiePalms: Lonnie remembers back to the time Selix caught him doing this and he didn't bother stopping.



* DrugsAreBad: Lonnie lives in a fugue state where he doesn't do anything other than what he's told. It also helps keep him from remembering his past. It also reduces the majority of the 8th Street Gang to living in squallor, making stupid decisions, and just watching telvision all day.

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* DrugsAreBad: DrugsAreBad:
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Lonnie lives in a fugue state where he doesn't do anything other than what he's told. It also helps keep him from remembering his past. It also reduces the majority of the 8th Street Gang to living in squallor, making stupid decisions, and just watching telvision all day.



* FunctionalAddict: Lonnie is a badass gangster even though he's high as a kite 24/7.
** When he's not in battle, though, Lonnie is very much an AddledAddict.

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* FunctionalAddict: Lonnie is a badass gangster even though he's high as a kite 24/7. \n** When he's not in battle, though, Lonnie is very much an AddledAddict.



* LondonGangster: The Brit. The twins are also this.
* MsFanservice: Selix is one of the sexiest women Lonnie has ever met despite the fact she's a heroin addict. He even calls her the living embodiment of heroin chic.

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%% * LondonGangster: The Brit. The twins are also this.
* MsFanservice: MsFanservice:
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Selix is one of the sexiest women Lonnie has ever met despite the fact she's a heroin addict. He even calls her the living embodiment of heroin chic.



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* VillainsOutShopping: After a gun fight which takes up a quarter of the book, the 8th street gang spends a good deal of time arguing over the television set while discussing getting high.

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** Selix appears to be this or a DiscOneFinalBoss. [[spoiler: She's actually Lonnie's most devoted servant.]]


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* TheFriendNobodyLikes: None of the gang seem to particularly like one another.


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* LondonGangster: The Brit. The twins are also this.

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[[caption-width-right:317: Lonnie has had better days.]]


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''Literature/{{Galefire}}'' is a UrbanFantasy novel by Kenny Soward and Creator/RagnarokPublications.

Lonnie is just your average runner for the infamous Eighth Street Gang when he gets an urgent phone call to back up his crew after trouble follows them home from a drug deal gone bad.

During the ensuing firefight, Lonnie sees some things he wishes he hadn’t, including the gang’s leader, Selix, channeling her powers from a place called the Fade by getting high…and dancing. Memories begin unraveling inside Lonnie’s darkened mind. Memories of dragons and fiends and fire-swept otherworlds. Memories Selix controls with a simple touch. But what is real and what is not?

In the strange and violent world of ''Literature/{{Galefire}}'', Lonnie comes to realize not everything is as it seems, including his own identity. But will Lonnie and Selix reconcile the past before they are caught by those who seek to drag them home in chains?

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* ADateWithRosiePalms: Lonnie remembers back to the time Selix caught him doing this and he didn't bother stopping.
* BadassAbnormal: All of the supernatural members of the 8th street gang, however high they are.
* BadassNormal: Lonnie appears to be one of these. [[spoiler: He's actually a fae like the rest of them.]]
* BecomingTheMask: The 8th Street Gang are warriors from the Fade who are pretending to be human junkies and drug-dealers. They're now fairy junkies and drug dealers who have a few of their old skills and abilities.
* BigBad: Devan [[spoiler: chased the gang from the Fade and has spies everywhere.]]
* BigBrotherIsWatching: [[spoiler: The only way to escape Devan was to flee to Earth, wipe their leader's memories, addict him to drugs to keep him addled, and then pretend to be drug-dealers. Unfortunately, BecomingTheMask ensued.]]
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: Lonnie is this at the start of the book thanks to Selix.
* CoitusEnsues: Happens between Lonnie and [[spoiler: Selix]]. {{Justified}} as, well, they're drug addicts [[spoiler: and she's his devoted servant.]]
* DescentIntoAddiction: Lonnie remembers a long story of this and how it destroyed his marriage. [[spoiler: All of this proves to be a lie.]]
* DrugsAreBad: Lonnie lives in a fugue state where he doesn't do anything other than what he's told. It also helps keep him from remembering his past. It also reduces the majority of the 8th Street Gang to living in squallor, making stupid decisions, and just watching telvision all day.
** Played with as there's enough element of DrugsAreGood that it also shows why he takes them regularly.
* FunctionalAddict: Lonnie is a badass gangster even though he's high as a kite 24/7.
** When he's not in battle, though, Lonnie is very much an AddledAddict.
* TheGunslinger: What Lonnie used to be known as. Drugs and mind-control have drastically reduced his ability with these.
* JunkieProphet: [[spoiler: Lonnie turns out to be this and it's why he's fled to the Earth.]]
* MsFanservice: Selix is one of the sexiest women Lonnie has ever met despite the fact she's a heroin addict. He even calls her the living embodiment of heroin chic.
** The sisters qualify as well being vampires, sisters, and British.
* MoreThanMindControl: Lonnie was addicted to drugs by his gang to help control him.
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Lonnie doesn't recall anything about his past other than he had a wife and a child. [[spoiler: Who turn out to be creations of Selix. It was also done at his behest so he could escape from Devan's divination spells.]]
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: [[spoiler: Selix turns out to be one. More specifically, she's a shape-shifted heroin-chic MsFanservice BadassAbnormal who has UndyingLoyalty to her drug-addicted master.]]
* OurFairiesAreDifferent: They're a bunch of sleazy drug-addicted gangsters living in Cincinatti.
* ShockingSwerve: [[spoiler: Lonnie isn't the 8th street gang's slave. They're ''his'' slaves. He's responsible for his own amnesia and his family never existed.]]
* TomatoInTheMirror: The realization [[spoiler: his wife and child were nothing more than constructs to keep him grounded. Also, the fact Lonnie is a fairy prince.]]
* UndyingLoyalty: [[spoiler: All of the 8th street gang to Lonnie.]]
* UrbanFantasy: A bunch of fairies and supernaturals living as a gang in Cincinnati.
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