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League of Magi is an urban fantasy series of novellas and short stories about a loose organization of powerful wizards and their supernatural minions. The stories have the flavor of mafia, noir, and spy stories. It's not uncommon for the hero of one story to appear as a villain in another. Thus far, these consist of ''[[http://captainsupermarket.com/coldheart.html Coldheart]]'' and ''[[http://captainsupermarket.com/the-daughter-gambit.html The Daughter Gambit]]''.

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League of Magi is an urban fantasy series of novellas and short stories about a loose organization of powerful wizards and their supernatural minions. The stories have the flavor of mafia, noir, and spy stories. It's not uncommon for the hero of one story to appear as a villain in another. Thus far, these consist of ''[[http://captainsupermarket.com/coldheart.html Coldheart]]'' and ''[[http://captainsupermarket.com/the-daughter-gambit.html The Daughter Gambit]]''.


League of Magi is an urban fantasy series of novellas and short stories about a loose organization of powerful wizards and their supernatural minions. The stories have the flavor of mafia, noir, and spy stories. It's not uncommon for the hero of one story to appear as a villain in another. The first of these is ''[[http://captainsupermarket.com/coldheart.html Coldheart]]''.

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League of Magi is an urban fantasy series of novellas and short stories about a loose organization of powerful wizards and their supernatural minions. The stories have the flavor of mafia, noir, and spy stories. It's not uncommon for the hero of one story to appear as a villain in another. The first of Thus far, these is consist of ''[[http://captainsupermarket.com/coldheart.html Coldheart]]''.
Coldheart]]'' and ''[[http://captainsupermarket.com/the-daughter-gambit.html The Daughter Gambit]]''.



* ActionGirl: Teotl, Shahmeran, and Blackthorn all qualify, as they're the bruisers of their respective organizations.

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* ActionGirl: Teotl, Shahmeran, Blackthorn, and Blackthorn Jiangshi all qualify, as they're the bruisers of their respective organizations.



* SpyFiction: A weird variant of the Stale Beer variety in "Dead Drop."

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* SpyFiction: A weird variant of the Stale Beer variety in "Dead Drop.Drop" and "Playback."


%%* LadyInRed: Rose Cross often dresses in red and is known in some circles as "the Red Lady."

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%%* * LadyInRed: Rose Cross often dresses in red and is known in some circles as "the Red Lady."


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* SpyFiction: A weird variant of the Stale Beer variety in "Dead Drop."
* {{Wendigo}}: The titular Coldheart.


* LadyInRed: Rose Cross often dresses in red and is known in some circles as "the Red Lady."

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* %%* LadyInRed: Rose Cross often dresses in red and is known in some circles as "the Red Lady."


* CircleOfStandingStones: Found next to the doomed town in "Stillwater."



* CircleOfStandingStones: Found next to the doomed town in "Stillwater."

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* BreakoutMookCharacter: The entire point of the short story "Wait."
* CoolBoat: The Machinist's submarine, seen in "Dead Drop."
* CircleOfStandingStones: Found next to the doomed town in "Stillwater."


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* DamnItFeelsGoodToBeAGangster: Virgil's motivation in "Dante Ascending" is to join what he thinks is the Avalon Street Homeboys.


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* EnemyMine: Barnes and Daoud in "Wait," though ultimately subverted when [[spoiler: Barnes kills Daoud.]]


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* FantasticNatureReserve: The Menagerie is a zoo of all the monsters the Twins have found through the various dimensions.


* RedEyesTakeWarning: Rose Cross has red/pink eyes, a symptom of her albinism.

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* RedEyesTakeWarning: Rose Cross has red/pink eyes, a symptom of her albinism.albinism.
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* CreepyTwins: The Twins: considering one of them is a ghost and they regard humans as interesting insects.


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!! This title League of Magi provides examples of:



* EvilAlbino: Partly subverted with the telepath Rose Cross. She's not really ''evil'', but she's definitely not friendly if you're not on her side. If you are, she turns into something of a den mother.

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* DefectiveDetective: Chris Black in "Coldheart" is a paranoid schizophrenic who goes off his meds and can't be sure what he's investigating is even real.
* EvilAlbino: Partly subverted Subverted with the telepath Rose Cross. She's not really ''evil'', but she's definitely not friendly if you're not on her side. If you are, she turns into something of a den mother.


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* GenreBusting: The world is urban fantasy, but the stories are closer to conspiracy, spy, and crime thrillers.


League of Magi is an urban fantasy series of novellas and short stories about a loose organization of powerful wizards and their supernatural minions. The stories have the flavor of mafia, noir, and spy stories. It's not uncommon for the hero of one story to appear as a villain in another.

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League of Magi is an urban fantasy series of novellas and short stories about a loose organization of powerful wizards and their supernatural minions. The stories have the flavor of mafia, noir, and spy stories. It's not uncommon for the hero of one story to appear as a villain in another.
another. The first of these is ''[[http://captainsupermarket.com/coldheart.html Coldheart]]''.


* HellishPupils: Shahmeran's eyes become slitted like a snake's whenever she starts using her powers.



* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: "Coldheart" begins with a woman vanishing, which reveals the titular League, including sorcerers, monsters, possessed people and so on.

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* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: "Coldheart" begins with a woman vanishing, which reveals the titular League, including sorcerers, monsters, possessed people and so on.on.
* RedEyesTakeWarning: Rose Cross has red/pink eyes, a symptom of her albinism.


* Kaiju: Shahmeran, when she's in her combat form, qualifies.

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* Kaiju: {{Kaiju}}: Shahmeran, when she's in her combat form, qualifies.


* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: "Coldheart" begins with a woman vanishing, which reveals the titular League, including sorcerers, monsters, possessed people and so on.
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* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: "Coldheart" begins with a woman vanishing, which reveals the titular League, including sorcerers, monsters, possessed people and so on.
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League of Magi is an urban fantasy series of novellas and short stories about a loose organization of powerful wizards and their supernatural minions. The stories have the flavor of mafia, noir, and spy stories. It's not uncommon for the hero of one story to appear as a villain in another.

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* ActionGirl: Teotl, Shahmeran, and Blackthorn all qualify, as they're the bruisers of their respective organizations.
* BlueAndOrangeMorality: The Twins seem utterly baffled by the idea of rescuing the denizens of Stillwater, but are moved when one of their minions seems to honestly care.
* EvilAlbino: Partly subverted with the telepath Rose Cross. She's not really ''evil'', but she's definitely not friendly if you're not on her side. If you are, she turns into something of a den mother.
* FantasticNoir: The novella "Coldheart" (in the collection of the same name) is a find-the-girl noir tale.
* LadyInRed: Rose Cross often dresses in red and is known in some circles as "the Red Lady."
* Kaiju: Shahmeran, when she's in her combat form, qualifies.
* MinorCrimeRevealsMajorPlot: "Coldheart" begins with a woman vanishing, which reveals the titular League, including sorcerers, monsters, possessed people and so on.
(woman in red?)

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