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** That book also has Anton notice Nadya watching a show with [[WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends a theme song going "la-la-la, la-la-la-la, and a blue moose on skis hurtling towards a group of young animals in what is clearly going to be a horrible disaster]]. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny He expresses concern over his daughter watching such a thing.]]

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** That book also has Anton notice Nadya watching a show with [[WebAnimation/HappyTreeFriends a theme song going "la-la-la, la-la-la-la, and a blue moose on skis hurtling towards a group of young animals in what is clearly going to be a horrible disaster]]. [[CrowningMomentOfFunny [[SugarWiki/FunnyMoments He expresses concern over his daughter watching such a thing.]]

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* Ivan Kuznetsov's ''The Time of Wishes'' (2017) takes place between ''New Watch'' and ''Sixth Watch'' and has the Inquisition bring in a Dark Other named Yuri to reopen an investigation related to the Tiger's visit.
* A four-author (Olga Baumgertner, Aleksandr Salnikov, Alex de Klemeshye, Arkadiy Shushpanov) collaboration called ''The Watch from the Boulevard des Capucines'' (2018) focuses on an Other named Leonid, who is obsessed with cinematography in the early 20th century and wants nothing to do with the Watches and their problems. But things don't always work out the way we want them to.

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* Marina Yasinskaya's ''Foreign Watch'' (2017) has a female Other from Moscow go on vacation to Cuba, only for her husband and daughter to vanish and herself arrested by the Havana Night Watch on the charge of murder. Apparently, someone is trying to resurrect a powerful Other named UsefulNotes/CheGuevara.

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* Nevertheless, in November 2018 he released the first chapter from the seventh, now absolutely definitely last book about Gorodetsky. Technically this does not contradict the above statement, as in the end if "Sixth Watch" Gorodetsky [[spoiler:has been reverted to human]].


''Night Watch'' (''Ночной дозор, Nochnoi Dozor'') is a book series by Creator/SergeyLukyanenko, a [[SpeculativeFiction speculative fiction]] writer internationally acclaimed, especially in the Eastern Bloc. It had two movie adaptations (both movies mixed elements of this book and its sequel) starring Creator/KonstantinKhabensky, both of which became the top-grossing Russian movie of all time (NightWatch broke all previous records, was briefly beaten by 9th Company, then DayWatch broke 9th Company's new record). Because of this, the series received much attention internationally and spread Lukyanenko's name and work to the West.

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''Night Watch'' (''Ночной дозор, Дозор, Nochnoi Dozor'') is a book series by Creator/SergeyLukyanenko, a [[SpeculativeFiction speculative fiction]] writer internationally acclaimed, especially in the Eastern Bloc. It had two movie adaptations (both movies mixed elements of this book and its sequel) starring Creator/KonstantinKhabensky, both of which became the top-grossing Russian movie of all time (NightWatch broke all previous records, was briefly beaten by 9th Company, then DayWatch broke 9th Company's new record). Because of this, the series received much attention internationally and spread Lukyanenko's name and work to the West.


* AnalogyBackfire: In ''The New Watch'', an uninitiated boy prophet asks Gesar if he can tell his mom the truth. Gesar explains that she wouldn't understand. The boy references [[HarryPotter Hermione]] telling her parents. Gesar points out that she had to erase their memories after that.

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* AnalogyBackfire: In ''The New Watch'', an uninitiated boy prophet asks Gesar if he can tell his mom the truth. Gesar explains that she wouldn't understand. The boy references [[HarryPotter [[Franchise/HarryPotter Hermione]] telling her parents. Gesar points out that she had to erase their memories after that.



* FictionalSport: Anyone who first comes to the school in ''School Supervision'' expects to see kids playing [[HarryPotter Quidditch]]. Nope. Everybody plays plain old human team sports, although people are watching out for anyone cheating with spells. There's a reason for that. The goal is to teach the children to live in a world dominated by humans. The teachers also deliberately mix teams of Light and Dark Others so as not to create any "Gryffindor vs Slytherin" rivalries.

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* FictionalSport: Anyone who first comes to the school in ''School Supervision'' expects to see kids playing [[HarryPotter [[Franchise/HarryPotter Quidditch]]. Nope. Everybody plays plain old human team sports, although people are watching out for anyone cheating with spells. There's a reason for that. The goal is to teach the children to live in a world dominated by humans. The teachers also deliberately mix teams of Light and Dark Others so as not to create any "Gryffindor vs Slytherin" rivalries.



** Anton mentions that, after ''HarryPotter'' was published, it became much easier to explain to the newly-initiated Others what they are, although kids are still disappointed that there's no school like Hogwarts (and that they still have to go to school like normal kids).

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** Anton mentions that, after ''HarryPotter'' ''Literature/HarryPotter'' was published, it became much easier to explain to the newly-initiated Others what they are, although kids are still disappointed that there's no school like Hogwarts (and that they still have to go to school like normal kids).



!!Aside from the tropes above, the movie adaptations contain examples of:



!!Aside from the tropes above, the movie adaptations contain examples of:


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* ForTheEvulz: Light Others are generally prone to seeing Dark Others like that. Dark Others tend to be more [[PragmaticVillainy pragmatic]] though. At some point, the Night Watch determines that a group of Dark Others are trying to resurrect an ancient and powerful Dark Other to prevent the rise of a unborn female Absolute Light Other and confront the Day Watch over it. The Dark Others balk at the suggestion, wondering why ''anyone'' would resurrect a certifiably insane Dark Other who would be of no use in politics and would probably [[ScaledUp turn himself into a dragon]] and [[ChaoticStupid burn down a few cities]] before [[MagicVersusScience getting shot down by human jets]].[[spoiler:It turns out later, as BigBad puts it, it's much better to trick a Light Other who was planned to be a teacher of potential messiah to mutually fall in love with Dark Other witch of a similar rank (who happens to be a former BigBad's lover who screwed up before) (they were both drained out in a fight and sent in a child camp, so they can't sense each other's auras), allow him kill her in a duel, and then wait until he dematerialize from guilt... which exactly what happens.]]

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* ForTheEvulz: Light Others are generally prone to seeing Dark Others like that. Dark Others tend to be more [[PragmaticVillainy pragmatic]] though. At some point, the Night Watch determines that a group of Dark Others are trying to resurrect an ancient and powerful Dark Other to prevent the rise of a unborn female Absolute Light Other and confront the Day Watch over it. The Dark Others balk at the suggestion, wondering why ''anyone'' would resurrect a certifiably insane Dark Other who would be of no use in politics and would probably [[ScaledUp turn himself into a dragon]] and [[ChaoticStupid burn down a few cities]] before [[MagicVersusScience getting shot down by human jets]].[[spoiler:It turns out later, as BigBad puts it, it's much better to trick a Light Other who was planned to be a teacher of potential messiah to mutually fall in love with Dark Other witch of a similar rank (who happens to be a former BigBad's lover who screwed up before) (they were both drained out in a fight and sent in a child camp, so they can't sense each other's auras), allow him kill her in a duel, and then wait until he dematerialize dematerializes from guilt... which exactly what happens.]]


--> '''Semyon''': Oh, hell!
--> '''Anton''': More like its lord and master.

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'''Anton''': More like its lord and master.



* SuspiciouslyAproposMusic: Anton, while listening to his mini-disc (later MP3) player. He always puts it on random, and often the song that pops up has something to do either with the story, or with his present state of mind.

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* SuspiciouslyAproposMusic: Anton, while listening to his mini-disc (later MP3) [=MP3=]) player. He always puts it on random, and often the song that pops up has something to do either with the story, or with his present state of mind.


* ForTheEvulz: Light Others are generally prone to seeing Dark Others like that. Dark Others tend to be more [[PragmaticVillainy pragmatic]] though. At some point, the Night Watch determines that a group of Dark Others are trying to resurrect an ancient and powerful Dark Other and confront the Day Watch over it. The Dark Others balk at the suggestion, wondering why ''anyone'' would resurrect a certifiably insane Dark Other who would be of no use in politics and would probably [[ScaledUp turn himself into a dragon]] and [[ChaoticStupid burn down a few cities]] before [[MagicVersusScience getting shot down by human jets]].[[It turns out later, as BigBad puts it, it's much better to trick a Light Other who was planned to be a teacher of potential messiah to mutually fall in love with Dark Other witch of a similar rank (who happens to be a former BigBad's lover who screwed up before), allow him kill her in a duel, and then wait until he dematerialize from guilt... which exactly what happens.]]

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* ForTheEvulz: Light Others are generally prone to seeing Dark Others like that. Dark Others tend to be more [[PragmaticVillainy pragmatic]] though. At some point, the Night Watch determines that a group of Dark Others are trying to resurrect an ancient and powerful Dark Other to prevent the rise of a unborn female Absolute Light Other and confront the Day Watch over it. The Dark Others balk at the suggestion, wondering why ''anyone'' would resurrect a certifiably insane Dark Other who would be of no use in politics and would probably [[ScaledUp turn himself into a dragon]] and [[ChaoticStupid burn down a few cities]] before [[MagicVersusScience getting shot down by human jets]].[[It [[spoiler:It turns out later, as BigBad puts it, it's much better to trick a Light Other who was planned to be a teacher of potential messiah to mutually fall in love with Dark Other witch of a similar rank (who happens to be a former BigBad's lover who screwed up before), before) (they were both drained out in a fight and sent in a child camp, so they can't sense each other's auras), allow him kill her in a duel, and then wait until he dematerialize from guilt... which exactly what happens.]]


* ForTheEvulz: Light Others are generally prone to seeing Dark Others like that. Dark Others tend to be more [[PragmaticVillainy pragmatic]] though. At some point, the Night Watch determines that a group of Dark Others are trying to resurrect an ancient and powerful Dark Other and confront the Day Watch over it. The Dark Others balk at the suggestion, wondering why ''anyone'' would resurrect a certifiably insane Dark Other who would be of no use in politics and would probably [[ScaledUp turn himself into a dragon]] and [[ChaoticStupid burn down a few cities]] before [[MagicVersusScience getting shot down by human jets]].

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* ForTheEvulz: Light Others are generally prone to seeing Dark Others like that. Dark Others tend to be more [[PragmaticVillainy pragmatic]] though. At some point, the Night Watch determines that a group of Dark Others are trying to resurrect an ancient and powerful Dark Other and confront the Day Watch over it. The Dark Others balk at the suggestion, wondering why ''anyone'' would resurrect a certifiably insane Dark Other who would be of no use in politics and would probably [[ScaledUp turn himself into a dragon]] and [[ChaoticStupid burn down a few cities]] before [[MagicVersusScience getting shot down by human jets]].[[It turns out later, as BigBad puts it, it's much better to trick a Light Other who was planned to be a teacher of potential messiah to mutually fall in love with Dark Other witch of a similar rank (who happens to be a former BigBad's lover who screwed up before), allow him kill her in a duel, and then wait until he dematerialize from guilt... which exactly what happens.]]


* UpgradeArtifact: The Fuaran text, when combined with [[spoiler:blood from 12 people]] and read aloud by an Other will turn any human in the field of the reader's vision into a low-level Other. The same spell will "upgrade" an Other to an even higher level. Anton is "upgraded" to a Mage Beyond Classification (Geser's level), while [[spoiler:Kostya]] becomes an Absolute Other (Nadya's level). The spell appears to permanently lower the person/Other's "magical temperature" in relation to the ambient "magical temperature". Essentially, anyone whose temperature is lower than the ambient temperature is an Other (i.e. he/she absorbs the magic of the world and is able to use it). The lower the temperature, the more powerful the Other. An Absolute Other is also called a Zero-level Other, as his or her magical temperature is 0 (i.e. unlimited absorbtion).

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* UpgradeArtifact: The Fuaran text, book (or rather diary), when combined with [[spoiler:blood from 12 people]] and read aloud by an Other will turn any human in the field of the reader's vision into a low-level Other. The same spell will "upgrade" an Other to an even higher level. Anton is "upgraded" to a Mage Beyond Classification (Geser's level), while [[spoiler:Kostya]] becomes an Absolute Other (Nadya's level). The spell appears to permanently lower the person/Other's "magical temperature" in relation to the ambient "magical temperature". Essentially, anyone whose temperature is lower than the ambient temperature is an Other (i.e. he/she absorbs the magic of the world and is able to use it). The lower the temperature, the more powerful the Other. An Absolute Other is also called a Zero-level Other, as his or her magical temperature is 0 (i.e. unlimited absorbtion).


* TheChessmaster: Both Geser and Zavulon. They are masterful planners and manipulators... [[DeconstructedTrope however, their pawns (mainly Anton, Svetlana, Edgar), are ''very much unhappy'' about being used like this, and in case of Svetlana and Edgar, even leaves Watches to human life and Inquisition respectively.]]

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* TheChessmaster: Both Geser and Zavulon. They are masterful planners and manipulators... [[DeconstructedTrope however, their pawns (mainly Anton, Svetlana, Edgar), are ''very much unhappy'' very unhappy about being used like this, and in case of Svetlana and Edgar, even leaves leave Watches to human life and Inquisition respectively.]]

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