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[[SimilarlyNamedWorks No relation]] to the fantasy [[Webcomic/{{Reliquary}} webcomic of the same name]].

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* ReducedToRatburgers: Mephisto, the leader of the homeless, feeds the disguised Agent Pendergast roasted rat (referred to as "track rabbit") as a sign of hospitality, and as a test to see if he was who he claimed to be.


** A much more benign example is Mephisto, considering himself king of the underworld.

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* KingOfTheHomeless: Mephisto.


''Reliquary'' is a novel by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child first published in 1997. It is the sequel to ''[[Literature/TheRelic Relic]]'' and the second in the series of novels fan-named the AgentPendergast series.

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''Reliquary'' is a novel by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child first published in 1997. It is the sequel to ''[[Literature/TheRelic Relic]]'' and the second in the series of novels fan-named the AgentPendergast Literature/AgentPendergast series.



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* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: Dr. Frock]], a supporting good guy in ''Relic'', becomes megalomaniacally evil in in ''Reliquary''.


* PsychoSerum: Glaze.

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* PsychoSerum: Glaze. At first, it has zero withdrawal effects - but eventually drives the user insane.


* ChekhovsGun[=/=]ChekhovsLecture: [[spoiler:A SEAL Team member explains to Snow how to use the M16's grenade launcher.]]

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* ChekhovsGun[=/=]ChekhovsLecture: ChekhovsGun[=/=]ChekhovsClassroom: [[spoiler:A SEAL Team member explains to Snow how to use the M16's grenade launcher.]]

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** A much more benign example is Mephisto, considering himself king of the underworld.


** To a far lesser extent, Mephisto, who considers himself king.

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* GaiasVengeance: [[spoiler: Frock plans to release the reovirus to give evolution a kick-start and cleanse the earth]].

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* PsychoSerum: Glaze.

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* BavarianFireDrill: Smithback gets in to see Mrs. Wisher this way.

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* MasterOfDisguise: Pendergast makes a very convincing homeless man. D'Agosta only recognizes him when he breaks his phony accent and begins moving and talking in his normal manner.

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** To a far lesser extent, Mephisto, who considers himself king.


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* HandCannon: Inverted when Pendergast recons the tunnels again: he brings along an incredibly small pistol with a round that could "send a bullet through an elephant. Lengthwise."

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