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* ShoutOut: All of the robots that [[spoiler: Robo-Princess]] sends after the heroes in the climax of the first book are shout outs to other movies. They are, in order: [[WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}} Robotouille,]] [[WesternAnimation/WallE Wall-Up,]] and [[Film/TheTerminator The Frobinator.]]

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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All of the robots that [[spoiler: Robo-Princess]] sends after the heroes in the climax of the first book are shout outs to other movies. They are, in order: [[WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}} Robotouille,]] [[WesternAnimation/WallE Wall-Up,]] and [[Film/TheTerminator The Frobinator.]]


* CuteKitten: Fire kittens are a race of small kittens who can light the tips of their tails on fire to use like torches. Of the two that we see, Loki is a subversion of this trope, as he [[BitchInSheepClothing only uses others for his own gain]], but Moki is a straight example, being an eternally optimistic and sweet little guy.

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* CuteKitten: Fire kittens are a race of small kittens who can light the tips of their tails on fire to use like torches. Of the two that we see, Loki is a subversion of this trope, as he [[BitchInSheepClothing [[BitchInSheepsClothing only uses others for his own gain]], but Moki is a straight example, being an eternally optimistic and sweet little guy.


* ''Bad Unicorn''
* ''Fluff Dragon''
* ''Good Ogre''

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* ''Bad Unicorn''
Unicorn'' (2013)
* ''Fluff Dragon''
Dragon'' (2014)
* ''Good Ogre''
Ogre'' (2015)



* ActionGirl: Sarah knows martial arts, and does

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* ActionGirl: Sarah knows martial arts, and does most of the physical fighting among the heroes.
* BaldOfEvil: Rezormoor, of the "wears a toupee to hide his baldness, and gets very defensive about it" variety.



* BigBad: The Maelshadow.

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* BigBad: The Maelshadow.Maelshadow, the lord of evil who wants to take over the world.



* CuteKitten: Fire kittens

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* CuteKitten: Fire kittens are a race of small kittens who can light the tips of their tails on fire to use like torches. Of the two that we see, Loki is a subversion of this trope, as he [[BitchInSheepClothing only uses others for his own gain]], but Moki is a straight example, being an eternally optimistic and sweet little guy.



* DeathByIrony: Quite literally, thanks to Max's Irony spell:
** He first uses it in ''Bad Unicorn,'' causing [[spoiler: Robo-Princess to devour all the robots, including herself.]]

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* DeathByIrony: Quite literally, thanks to Max's Irony spell:
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spell. He first uses it in ''Bad Unicorn,'' causing [[spoiler: Robo-Princess to devour all the robots, including herself.]]



** It is stated that if Rezormoor's plan to wipe out the dragons succeeds, the world will be filled with ice because the dragons are not warming it up.

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** It is stated that if Rezormoor's plan to wipe out the dragons succeeds, succeeded, the world will be would have filled with ice because the dragons are not would have no longer been warming it up.



* FreudianTrio: Max, Dirk, and Sarah form one of these.
* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: Princess and Magar]] convert to the good side in the second book.
* TheHero: Max.

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* FreudianTrio: Max, Dirk, and Max is the ego, having to keep everyone in order. Sarah form one of these.
is the superego, being very compassionate and rational, and Dirk is the id, being impulsive and excitable.
* HeelFaceTurn: [[spoiler: Princess and Magar]] convert to the good side in the second book.
book after the team convince the army that captured them to give them a second chance.
* TheHero: Max.Max is the living heir of the benevolent arch-sorcerer Maximilian Sporazo, and the only one who can save the world from the Maelshadow's evil influence.



* TheKirk: Max.

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* TheKirk: Max.Max often finds himself having to decide what to do, choosing between the different suggestions his friends give him.



* NameToRunAwayFromReallyFast: See FluffyTheTerrible above.

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* NameToRunAwayFromReallyFast: NameToRunAwayFromReallyFast:
** Zigzagged with Princess.
See FluffyTheTerrible above.



* SixthRangerTraitor: Loki joins the team planning to sell them out to Rezormoor.

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* SixthRangerTraitor: Loki joins the team planning to only so he can sell them out to Rezormoor.


Middle schooler Max Spencer finds a magical book called ''The Codex of Infinite Knowability'', a book about a fantasy world known as the Magrus. It turns out that the Magrus is real, and it is one of the three realms of the universe, the other 2 being the Techrus (our world), and the Shadrus, a dark and scary place inhabited by nightmarish monsters, lead by [[BigBad the Maleshadow]]. Max is the descendant of Maximillian Sporazo, perhaps the most powerful sorcerer to ever walk the Magrus, and the author of the ''Codex''. When Max accidentally teleports himself, his best friend Dirk, their newfound friend Sarah, and local comic book store owner Dwight (who is actually a dwarf) into the Magrus, they must find a way to get home. However, something sinister is brewing...

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Middle schooler Max Spencer finds a magical book called ''The Codex of Infinite Knowability'', a book about a fantasy world known as the Magrus. It turns out that the Magrus is real, and it is one of the three realms of the universe, the other 2 being the Techrus (our world), and the Shadrus, a dark and scary place inhabited by nightmarish monsters, lead by [[BigBad the Maleshadow]].Maelshadow]]. Max is the descendant of Maximillian Sporazo, perhaps the most powerful sorcerer to ever walk the Magrus, and the author of the ''Codex''. When Max accidentally teleports himself, his best friend Dirk, their newfound friend Sarah, and local comic book store owner Dwight (who is actually a dwarf) into the Magrus, they must find a way to get home. However, something sinister is brewing...



* ActionGirl: Sarah may be a girl, but she can still kick butt just as good as the other characters.

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* ActionGirl: Sarah may be a girl, but she can still kick butt just as good as the other characters.knows martial arts, and does



* BewareTheNiceOnes: '''[[spoiler: Moki]]''' of all people gets ''very'' angry in the second book when he learns that [[spoiler: Loki tricked him.]] In ''Good Ogre'', he again proves to be just as capable a fighter as the other heroes.

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: '''[[spoiler: Moki]]''' of all people In ''Fluff Dragon'', [[spoiler:Moki, the sweet, ditzy fire kitten]], gets ''very'' angry in the second book ''furious'' when he learns realizes that [[spoiler: Loki tricked him.]] sold out the team, and attacks Loki so brutally that Loki is. In ''Good Ogre'', he again proves to be just as capable a fighter as the other heroes.



* CuteKitten: The fire kittens, especially [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Moki]].

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* CuteKitten: The fire kittens, especially [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} Moki]].Fire kittens



* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler: Max uses the Density spell to make Rezormoor Dreadbringer's armor extremely heavy, causing him to fall through the floor of the Tower.]] He is not seen again after this, so we can assume he's dead.

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* DisneyVillainDeath: DisneyVillainDeath:
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[[spoiler: Max uses the Density spell to make Rezormoor Dreadbringer's armor extremely heavy, heavy,]] causing him to fall through the floor of the Tower.]] Tower. He is not seen again after this, so we can assume he's dead.



* EvilIsDeathlyCold: The Maelshadow's realm is covered in ice.

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* EvilIsDeathlyCold: EvilIsDeathlyCold:
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The Maelshadow's Shadrus, a realm of evil, is covered in ice.ice.
** It is stated that if Rezormoor's plan to wipe out the dragons succeeds, the world will be filled with ice because the dragons are not warming it up.



* KillerRabbit: Princess. She may be a unicorn, but she is a blood thirsty carnivore. We can assume that other unicorns are predators as well, though they may or may not be as evil as she is.

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* KillerRabbit: KillerRabbit:
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Princess. She may You wouldn't expect a unicorn to be a unicorn, bloodthirsty carnivore, but she is a blood thirsty carnivore.is. We can assume that other unicorns are predators as well, though they may or may not be as evil as she is.



* OneWingedAngel: Surprise You're Dead Bear changes from a living teddy bear to a more realistic bear that Dirk calls a [[IncrediblyLamePun werebear]].

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* OneWingedAngel: OneWingedAngel:
** Discussed in ''Fluff Dragon''. Just before the final battle, Dirk guesses that Rezormoor is going to turn into some sort of monster. Unfortunately, he doesn't.
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Surprise You're Dead Bear changes from a living teddy bear to a more realistic bear that Dirk calls a [[IncrediblyLamePun werebear]].



* SixthRanger: Puff, Moki, [[spoiler: Princess, and Magar.]]
* SixthRangerTraitor: Loki.
* TheSpock: Sarah.

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* SixthRanger: Puff, In ''Fluff Dragon'', the team finds new friends in Puff and Moki, [[spoiler: Princess, and Magar.]]
even manage to redeem [[spoiler:Princess and Magar]].
* SixthRangerTraitor: Loki.
Loki joins the team planning to sell them out to Rezormoor.
* TheSpock: Sarah.Sarah is one of the most rational members of the team.


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* WrongGenreSavvy: PlayedForLaughs. Being kind of a geek, Dirk frequently, and enthusiastically, brings up various fantasy tropes to describe what "should" happen in the storyline. Unfortunately, his ideas rarely work out simply because this is ''much stranger'' than your typical fantasy story.



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** He first uses it in ''Bad Unicorn'', causing [[spoiler: Robo-Princess to devour all the robots, including herself.]]
* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler:Max uses the Density spell to make Rezormoor Dreadbringer's armor extremely heavy, causing him to fall through the floor of the Tower.]] He is not seen again after this, so we can assume he's dead.
** Many of the Maelshadow's minions die this way in ''Good Ogre''.
** As does [[spoiler:the Maelshadow itself]].

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** He first uses it in ''Bad Unicorn'', Unicorn,'' causing [[spoiler: Robo-Princess to devour all the robots, including herself.]]
* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler:Max [[spoiler: Max uses the Density spell to make Rezormoor Dreadbringer's armor extremely heavy, causing him to fall through the floor of the Tower.]] He is not seen again after this, so we can assume he's dead.
** Many of the Maelshadow's minions die this way in ''Good Ogre''.
Ogre.''
** As does [[spoiler:the [[spoiler: the Maelshadow itself]].



* KillerRabbit: Princess. She may be a unicorn, but she is a blood-thirsty carnivore. We can assume that other unicorns are predators as well, though they may or may not be as evil as she is.

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* KillerRabbit: Princess. She may be a unicorn, but she is a blood-thirsty blood thirsty carnivore. We can assume that other unicorns are predators as well, though they may or may not be as evil as she is.



* LightIsNotGood: Princess is this in ''spades'', [[spoiler:until her HeelFaceTurn]].

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* LightIsNotGood: Princess is this in ''spades'', [[spoiler:until [[spoiler: until her HeelFaceTurn]].HeelFaceTurn.]]



* OurDragonsAreDifferent: Dragons are heavily featured throughout the series. They have fur on the other sides of their scales, so when their scales turn inside-out, as in Puff's case, they become creatures called fluff dragons.
* ThePowerOfLove: [[spoiler:When the heroes try showing Princess a little compassion, she has a change of heart and makes a HeelFaceTurn]].
* RedBaron: Ricky, who is known as "The Kraken".
* ShoutOut: All of the robots that [[spoiler:Robo-Princess]] sends after the heroes in the climax of the first book are shout-outs to other movies. They are, in order: [[WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}} Robotouille,]] [[WesternAnimation/WallE Wall-Up,]] and [[Film/TheTerminator The Frobinator.]]

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* OurDragonsAreDifferent: Dragons are heavily featured throughout the series. They have fur on the other sides of their scales, so when their scales turn inside-out, inside out, as in Puff's case, they become creatures called fluff dragons.
* ThePowerOfLove: [[spoiler:When [[spoiler: When the heroes try showing Princess a little compassion, she has a change of heart and makes a HeelFaceTurn]].
HeelFaceTurn.]]
* RedBaron: Ricky, who is known as "The Kraken".
Kraken."
* ShoutOut: All of the robots that [[spoiler:Robo-Princess]] [[spoiler: Robo-Princess]] sends after the heroes in the climax of the first book are shout-outs shout outs to other movies. They are, in order: [[WesternAnimation/{{Ratatouille}} Robotouille,]] [[WesternAnimation/WallE Wall-Up,]] and [[Film/TheTerminator The Frobinator.]]



* SixthRanger: Puff, Moki, [[spoiler: Princess and Magar]]

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* SixthRanger: Puff, Moki, [[spoiler: Princess Princess, and Magar]]Magar.]]



* TheSpock: Sarah

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* TheSpock: SarahSarah.



** The dwarf high mage can transform into a [[spoiler:sea monster]].

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** The dwarf high mage can transform into a [[spoiler:sea [[spoiler: sea monster]].


* MorallyAmbiguousDucktorate: Dreadbringer's pet zombie duck, as mentioned under KillerRabbit. It once devoured ''an entire elephant!''


[[caption-width-right:231:Not your typical fantasy novel, in case you couldn't tell from the cover.]]

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[[caption-width-right:231:Not [[caption-width-right:231:This isn't your typical fantasy novel, in case you couldn't tell from the cover.]]

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[[quoteright:231:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/badunicorn9.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:231:Not your typical fantasy novel, in case you couldn't tell from the cover.]]


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* TheStarscream: Dreadbringer has plans to betray the Maelshadow and TakeOverTheWorld himself.


Middle schooler Max Spencer finds a magical book called ''The Codex of Infinite Knowability'', a book about a fantasy world known as the Magrus. It turns out that the Magrus is real, and it is one of the three realms of the universe, the other 2 being the Techrus (our world), and the Shadrus, a dark and scary place inhabited by nightmarish monsters, lead by [[BigBad the Maleshadow]]. Max is the descendant of Maximillian Sporazo, perhaps the most powerful sorcerer to ever walk the Magrus, and the author of the ''Codex''. When Max accidentally teleports himself, his best friend Dirk, their newfound friend Sarah, and local comic book store owner Dwight (who is actually a dwarf) into the Magrus, they must find a way to get home. However, something sinister is brewing...

Princess the Destroyer is a carnivorous unicorn who is tired of eating [[Literature/TheHobbit frobbits]] and other creatures of the Magrus, and wants something new. So she and her assistant, the wizard Magar, strike a deal with EvilSorcerer [[NameToRunAwayFromReallyFast Rezormoor Dreadbringer]], who is in league with the Maelshadow: If Princess and Magar capture Max and the ''Codex'' and bring them to him, Princess will be allowed to run amok in the Techrus, devouring humans as she pleases.



* BigGood: Although much about him is unknown, Obsikar, the king of the dragons, is shaping up to be this.


* ''Good Ogre''

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* ''Good Ogre''
Ogre''


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* BarbaricBully: Ricky. Taken UpToEleven when [[spoiler:he is turned into a monster]].


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* BrattyTeenageDaughter: Princess is definitely this, due to being an actual princess, and one heck of a SpoiledBrat. In her human form, she is a teenaged girl.
* ClassicalAntiHero: Max, who is very unconfident throughout most of the series.


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* DarkActionGirl: Princess has strong magical power at her disposal.


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* RedBaron: Ricky, who is known as "The Kraken".


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* WouldHitAGirl: Ricky is definitely willing to fight Sarah, though he doesn't actually hurt her because [[ActionGirl she fights back]].


* BewareTheNiceOnes: '''[[spoiler: Moki]]''' of all people gets ''very'' angry in the second book when he learns that [[spoiler: Loki tricked him.]]

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: '''[[spoiler: Moki]]''' of all people gets ''very'' angry in the second book when he learns that [[spoiler: Loki tricked him.]]]] In ''Good Ogre'', he again proves to be just as capable a fighter as the other heroes.



* DeathByIrony: Quite literally, thanks to Max's Irony spell:
** He first uses it in ''Bad Unicorn'', causing [[spoiler: Robo-Princess to devour all the robots, including herself.]]
* DisneyVillainDeath: [[spoiler:Max uses the Density spell to make Rezormoor Dreadbringer's armor extremely heavy, causing him to fall through the floor of the Tower.]] He is not seen again after this, so we can assume he's dead.
** Many of the Maelshadow's minions die this way in ''Good Ogre''.
** As does [[spoiler:the Maelshadow itself]].
* EvilIsDeathlyCold: The Maelshadow's realm is covered in ice.



** ''Good Ogre'' introduces Scare Bears, which are evil parodies of the WesternAnimation/CareBears.



* LightIsNotGood: Princess is this in ''spades''.

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* LightIsNotGood: Princess is this in ''spades''.''spades'', [[spoiler:until her HeelFaceTurn]].


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** Surprise You're Dead Bear from ''Good Ogre'' as well.
* OneWingedAngel: Surprise You're Dead Bear changes from a living teddy bear to a more realistic bear that Dirk calls a [[IncrediblyLamePun werebear]].
* OurDragonsAreDifferent: Dragons are heavily featured throughout the series. They have fur on the other sides of their scales, so when their scales turn inside-out, as in Puff's case, they become creatures called fluff dragons.
* ThePowerOfLove: [[spoiler:When the heroes try showing Princess a little compassion, she has a change of heart and makes a HeelFaceTurn]].


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** [[WesternAnimation/CareBears Flair Bears and Scare Bears.]]


* BewareTheNiceOnes: [[spoiler: MOKI,]] of all people, gets very angry in the second book when he learns that [[spoiler: Loki tricked him.]]

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: [[spoiler: MOKI,]] '''[[spoiler: Moki]]''' of all people, people gets very ''very'' angry in the second book when he learns that [[spoiler: Loki tricked him.]]


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* BigGood: Although much about him is unknown, Obsikar, the king of the dragons, is shaping up to be this.


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* VoluntaryShapeshifting: Princess can transform into a human.
** Obsikar can do this as well.
** The dwarf high mage can transform into a [[spoiler:sea monster]].


** TheMcCoy: Dirk.

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** * TheMcCoy: Dirk.



* TheSpock: Sarah

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* TheSpock: SarahSarah
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