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''Hunter's Moon'' is a fantasy novel written by Brielle Bishop and Charlie Nelson for NaNoWriMo 2016, and is currently being published on Archive of Our Own, while simultaneously going through revisions. (Some spoilers might be accidentally unmarked due to authorial forgetfulness... This page will also include tropes and spoilers for later books, until book one is finished.)

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''Hunter's Moon'' is a fantasy novel written by Brielle Bishop and Charlie Nelson for NaNoWriMo UsefulNotes/NaNoWriMo 2016, and is currently being published on Archive of Our Own, while simultaneously going through revisions. (Some spoilers might be accidentally unmarked due to authorial forgetfulness... This page will also include tropes and spoilers for later books, until book one is finished.)


* FamousNamedForeigner: The Austrian exchange student Rudolf, his father Francis, and his grandmother Sofia was named after Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, his father Emperor Franz Joseph I, and his grandmother Archduchess Sophie. His mother's name, however, isn't any variation of Theatre/{{Elisabeth}}, but Angelika.

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* FamousNamedForeigner: The Austrian exchange student Rudolf, his father Francis, and his grandmother Sofia was were named after Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, his father Emperor Franz Joseph I, and his grandmother Archduchess Sophie. His mother's name, however, isn't any variation of Theatre/{{Elisabeth}}, but Angelika.

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* ArcWords: ''"Run, little rabbit. Run."'' (Or the French version: ''"Cours, petit lapin. Cours."'')


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* MadnessMantra: The "rabbit" ArcWords first surface as this in book two.


* HarsherInHindsight: Connor's distrust and angry questioning over the issue of whether Elise had used her CompellingVoice on them returns to bite him in the ass come book two, when he [[spoiler: actually commits the act on her. Admittedly, it wasn't really him, but he has a lot of guilt over it.]]


--> "He's basically a walking, talking, APA-formatted essay."

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--> "He's basically a walking, talking, incredibly posh APA-formatted essay."

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* SpockSpeak: Philip, per his Asperger's, constantly delivers this.
--> "He's basically a walking, talking, APA-formatted essay."


* AloofBigBrother: Philip.



* BuryYourGays: [[spoiler: He gets better, but the first character to die onscreen is bisexual.]]



* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: The heroes have slain the monster, got the loot, and returned home safely, had a Heartwarming meeting with little Dakota, and even a celebratory snowball fight! It's all fun and games now, right? Nope. Overlaps with ShootTheShaggyDog for poor Philip, as the little brother he risked his life to protect got brutally murdered a few meters away from him. In Elise's arms. And there's not even a body to bury.]]

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* DeathWail: Oh, [[spoiler: Elise.]]
* DownerEnding: [[spoiler: The heroes have slain the monster, got the loot, and returned home safely, had a Heartwarming meeting with little Dakota, and even a celebratory snowball fight! It's all fun and games now, right? Nope. Overlaps with ShootTheShaggyDog for poor Philip, as the little brother he risked his life to protect got brutally murdered a few meters away from him. [[DiedInYourArmsTonight In Elise's arms. arms.]] And there's not even a body to bury.]]


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* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler: Connor.]]


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* JumpedAtTheCall:
** Rowan, desperate to prove that ey can handle eir own business.
** Connor, more than happy to get away from his brother and out of his shadow.
* KilledMidSentence: "They're coming for us! Th-"
* MaternalDeathBlameTheChild: In a subversion, it's not the child whose birth killed the mother that "earns" the father's anger. It's the older sibling that got the brunt of the blame.


* BlackEyesOfEvil: [[spoiler: Connor's baby blues turn into this in book two.]]



* ChewToy: Per WordOfGod, Brie really likes picking on the Lane brothers: Philip because he's the character most similar to her, and Connor because she just likes breaking pretty things. It's a constant, neverending war for Charlie to try and snatch the chew toys away.
* DeathGlare: According to Connor, Philip has a patented one.

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* ChewToy: Per WordOfGod, Brie really likes picking on the Lane brothers: Philip because he's the character most similar to her, and Connor because she just likes enjoys breaking pretty things. It's a constant, neverending war for Charlie to try and snatch the chew toys away.
* DeathGlare: According to Connor, Philip apparently has a patented one.


** Jo's full name is Johanna Stephanie Caspar, a reference to the women that the aforementioned Crown Prince Rudolf survived: his wife, Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, and his other mistress, Mitzi (or Mizzi) Caspar. Otherwise, Johanna bears a resemblance to Baroness Mary Vetsera, a vivacious, dark-eyed young lady, but seemingly "without serious thought" who had a whirlwind, LoveAtFirstSight romance with the prince.

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** Jo's full name is Johanna Stephanie Caspar, a reference to the women that who outlived the aforementioned Crown Prince Rudolf survived: Rudolf: his wife, Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, and his other mistress, Mitzi (or Mizzi) Caspar. Otherwise, Johanna bears a resemblance to Baroness Mary Vetsera, a vivacious, dark-eyed young lady, but seemingly "without serious thought" who had a whirlwind, LoveAtFirstSight romance with the prince.prince that ended in [[spoiler: TogetherInDeath]].

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** Jo's full name is Johanna Stephanie Caspar, a reference to the women that the aforementioned Crown Prince Rudolf survived: his wife, Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, and his other mistress, Mitzi (or Mizzi) Caspar. Otherwise, Johanna bears a resemblance to Baroness Mary Vetsera, a vivacious, dark-eyed young lady, but seemingly "without serious thought" who had a whirlwind, LoveAtFirstSight romance with the prince.


** Connor says Tolkien nerd PerpetualFrowner Philip "has [[Literature/LordOfTheRings Andúril]] stuck up his ass."

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** Connor says Tolkien nerd PerpetualFrowner Philip "has [[Literature/LordOfTheRings [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Andúril]] stuck up his ass."

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* FamousNamedForeigner: The Austrian exchange student Rudolf, his father Francis, and his grandmother Sofia was named after Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria, his father Emperor Franz Joseph I, and his grandmother Archduchess Sophie. His mother's name, however, isn't any variation of Theatre/{{Elisabeth}}, but Angelika.


** Averted by Francis and Angelika, Rudolf's parents. Sofia, his grandmother, is an Abusive Parental Figure, but was stopped quickly by Francis when he found out his son has developed an eating disorder.

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** Averted by Francis and Angelika, Angelika Gerth, Rudolf's parents. Sofia, his grandmother, is an Abusive Parental Figure, but was stopped quickly by Francis when he found out his son has developed an eating disorder.

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** ''Rudy'' and the occasional ''reindeer'' (Rudolf).


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* ShipperOnDeck: Elise and Hartley for Johanna/Rudolf.


* Bookends: Book one both begins and ends with Elise talking to a dead man who she loved: Michel and [[spoiler: Connor]].

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* Bookends: BookEnds: Book one both begins and ends with Elise talking to a dead man who she loved: Michel and [[spoiler: Connor]].

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