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%% * HormoneAddledTeenager: Zoey could be the poster girl for this. The BigBad is even GenreSavvy enough to use this against Zoey.

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%% * HormoneAddledTeenager: Zoey could be the poster girl for this. The BigBad is even GenreSavvy enough to use uses this against Zoey.


* DoubleStandardRapeDivineOnMortal: Despite the fact that Kalona radiates Darkness, females of all ages are still pretty keen on him. Even when the fact that he has raped women before is mentioned, it is conveniently ignored. Probably helps that Kalona has a BrainwashedAndCrazy effect on people.

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* DoubleStandardRapeDivineOnMortal: Despite the fact that Kalona radiates Darkness, females of all ages are still pretty keen on him. Even when the fact that he has raped women before is mentioned, it is conveniently ignored. Probably helps that Kalona has a BrainwashedAndCrazy effect on people. Also, when he visits Zoey in her dreams, [[spoiler: him repeatedly groping her to the point she jumps off a cliff to get away from him is repeatedly referred to as seduction by both him and Zoey, rather than assault.]]


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[[AC: Books in the series so far:]]
* ''Marked''
* ''Betrayed''
* ''Chosen''
* ''Untamed''
* ''Hunted''
* ''Tempted''
* ''Burned''
* ''Awakened''
* ''Destined''
* ''Hidden''
* ''Revealed''
* ''Redeemed''

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[[AC: Books in the series so far:]]
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series:]]
#
''Marked''
* # ''Betrayed''
* # ''Chosen''
* # ''Untamed''
* # ''Hunted''
* # ''Tempted''
* # ''Burned''
* # ''Awakened''
* # ''Destined''
* # ''Hidden''
* # ''Revealed''
* # ''Redeemed''



%% * AllGirlsWantBadBoys: James Stark, what with his namesake being the main character of ''RebelWithoutACause''. He is idealized by his fans.
%% * AllWitchesHaveCats: (if you think the vampires are more like witches.)
%% ** Given that the rituals the vampyres perform when worshipping their goddess Nyx are almost exactly like rituals used by Wiccans (with some good ol' "Hollywood" magic effects thrown in for good measure), they are very much like witches.
%% * AlphaBitch: Aphrodite, until Zoey arrives. Later develops into LovableAlphaBitch.

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%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample * AllGirlsWantBadBoys: James Stark, what with his namesake being the main character of ''RebelWithoutACause''.''Film/RebelWithoutACause''. He is idealized by his fans.
%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample * AllWitchesHaveCats: (if you think the vampires are more like witches.)
%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample ** Given that the rituals the vampyres perform when worshipping their goddess Nyx are almost exactly like rituals used by Wiccans (with some good ol' "Hollywood" magic effects thrown in for good measure), they are very much like witches.
%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample * AlphaBitch: Aphrodite, until Zoey arrives. Later develops into LovableAlphaBitch.



* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: All twelve books of the series are past tense verbs, and the titles of the third and third-last books don't end in "-ed":
* ''Marked''
* ''Betrayed''
* ''Chosen''
* ''Untamed''
* ''Hunted''
* ''Tempted''
* ''Burned''
* ''Awakened''
* ''Destined''
* ''Hidden''
* ''Revealed''
* ''Redeemed''



* VanHelsingHateCrimes: TheFundamentalist Christians are accused of [[spoiler:brutally murdering two teachers at the House of Night.]][[AvertedTrope Averted]] when [[spoiler:Neferet is revealed to have arranged their deaths]].
%% * ValleyGirl: Erin and Shaunee fall into this category, but Zoey and Aphrodite do have their moments.
%% * VictorianNovelDisease: Dragon Lankford, Neferet and Lenobia in their respective prequel novellas, as a result of their impending vampirism (the symptoms of which include weakness, coughing up blood, and an excess of phelm).

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* VanHelsingHateCrimes: TheFundamentalist Christians are accused of [[spoiler:brutally murdering two teachers at the House of Night.]][[AvertedTrope Averted]] ]]{{Averted|Trope}} when [[spoiler:Neferet is revealed to have arranged their deaths]].
%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample * ValleyGirl: Erin and Shaunee fall into this category, but Zoey and Aphrodite do have their moments.
%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample * VictorianNovelDisease: Dragon Lankford, Neferet and Lenobia in their respective prequel novellas, as a result of their impending vampirism (the symptoms of which include weakness, coughing up blood, and an excess of phelm).phelm).
* VerbedTitle: All 12 books of this series are past tense verbs:
** ''Marked''
** ''Betrayed''
** ''Chosen''
** ''Untamed''
** ''Hunted''
** ''Tempted''
** ''Burned''
** ''Awakened''
** ''Destined''
** ''Hidden''
** ''Revealed''
** ''Redeemed''



%% * VillainousRescue:

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%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample * VillainousRescue:



%% ** [[spoiler:Kalona]] shows up in ''Destined'' to save the day!

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%% Administrivia/ZeroContextExample ** [[spoiler:Kalona]] shows up in ''Destined'' to save the day!

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** In Neferet's Curse, Emily Wheiler, [[spoiler: who later becomes Neferet]] suffers sexual abuse at the hands of her own father.


**Also worth noting that while there ''are'' characters who are both beautiful and evil (Aphrodite, before her HeelFaceTurn, and [[spoiler: Neferet and Erin]]), they're consistently slut-shamed for ''everything''.



* NotIfTheyEnjoyedItRationalization: In ''Hunted'', when Zoey calls Stark on trying to rape a fledgling, he says that, given five more minutes under his mind control, "she would have been all over [him]". Zoey doesn't buy it.

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* NotIfTheyEnjoyedItRationalization: In ''Hunted'', when Zoey calls Stark on trying to rape a fledgling, he says that, given five more minutes under his mind control, "she would have been all over [him]". Zoey doesn't buy it. (Although she later ends up with her own "not if they don't remember it and find the guy hot" rationalization, which is no better.)


As of 2017, TheBusCameBack as P.C. and Kristin Cast have announced a new novel set in the House of Night universe. Whether this is a New Adult spinoff or a direct continuation of the series is yet to be seen.

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As of 2017, TheBusCameBack as P.C. and Kristin Cast have announced a new novel set in the House of Night universe. Whether this is a New Adult new spinoff series or a direct continuation of the main series is yet to be seen.

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As of 2017, TheBusCameBack as P.C. and Kristin Cast have announced a new novel set in the House of Night universe. Whether this is a New Adult spinoff or a direct continuation of the series is yet to be seen.

*''Loved''


* BuryYourGays: [[spoiler: Jack's death in ''Awakened'' is used only as a tool to get Zoe off the Isle of Skye.]]



* KillYourGays: [[spoiler: Jack's death in ''Awakened'' is the tool to get Zoe off the Isle of Skye.]]

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* KillYourGays: [[spoiler: Jack's death in ''Awakened'' is the tool to get Zoe off the Isle of Skye.]]


%% * HandsomeDevil: Kalona lives this trope and enjoys every minute.


%% * TheBusCameBack: For [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap Erik Night]] and [[TheObiWan Thanatos]].

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%% * TheBusCameBack: For [[RescuedFromTheScrappyHeap Erik Night]] and [[TheObiWan Thanatos]].Thanatos.


* FollowTheLeader: The series is part of the boom in the Young Adult vampire genre caused by ''Literature/{{Twilight}}''.


%% * AuraVision: Shaylin.

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%% * AuraVision: Shaylin.Shaylin, one of the new Fledglings, is able to see people's auras and tell when they're lying, among other things.



* BlackBestFriend: Shaunee is the only black main character, and her main character trait is being best friends with Erin.

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* BlackBestFriend: Shaunee is the only black main character, and her main character trait is being best friends with Erin. Later, Kramisha fulfills this roll for Stevie Rae--she's a sassy sounding board for boy problems, a cleanup crew, and a prophecy dispenser.



%% * BreakTheHaughty: Aphrodite. Also [[spoiler:Rephaim]].

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%% * BreakTheHaughty: Aphrodite.Aphrodite. She's kicked out of the Dark Daughters in a public, humiliating way and loses all her friends; gets told Nyx hates her and her (excruciating) visions are false by an authority figure she looks up to; gets disowned by her parents; and finally [[spoiler: has her vampirism taken away, but not her awful visions]]. Also [[spoiler:Rephaim]].



%% * DeathEqualsRedemption: [[spoiler:Dragon Lankford]], to a degree.

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%% * DeathEqualsRedemption: An extreme and rather myopic example. [[spoiler:Dragon Lankford]], Lankford]] has to make up for not forgiving the man who ''murdered his wife'' after less than a degree.week by dying to save him.



** In ''Hunted'', Zoey comes across Stark forcing a girl to have sex with him. She is outraged by this and intervenes. Immediately after, she lets him ''kiss her'', and a scene later, Zoey lets him sleep in her bed, next to her, because Stark says that being with her 'makes [him] feel more human'.

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** In ''Hunted'', Zoey comes across Stark forcing a girl to have sex with him. She is outraged by this and intervenes. Immediately after, she Zoey lets him ''kiss her'', and a scene later, Zoey lets him sleep in her bed, next to her, because Stark says that being with her 'makes [him] feel more human'.



* FlatCharacter: The books have been criticized having horribly one-note characters. Interestingly enough, most of them seem to be getting phased out by the later books.

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* FlatCharacter: The books have been criticized having horribly one-note characters. characters--Damien's main character trait is "effeminate gay man", Shaunee and Erin are "best friends", Stevie Rae is "country", etc. Interestingly enough, most of them seem to be getting phased out by the later books.books, while Stevie Rae eventually gets her own plotline.


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* HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday: When [[spoiler: Stevie Rae Imprints on Aphrodite after she has to drink her blood to survive]], she will ''not'' stop talking about how she's definitely not gay, she's only into guys, there are zero sexual feelings involved, etc.


* AbusiveParents: Aphrodite's parents are manipulative and emotionally distant, and only care about her when she gives them some kind of political power.



* AGodAmI: Kalona and [[spoiler: Neferet's]] EvilPlan is to convince the vampyre high council that they are the incarnations of Erebus and Nyx, respectively.



* ALoadOfBull: In ''Burned'', an ancient mythos of Darkness and Light being represented by telepathic bulls is introduced. See BeautyEqualsGoodness.
* AbusiveParents: Aphrodite's parents are manipulative and emotionally distant, and only care about her when she gives them some kind of political power.

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* ALoadOfBull: In ''Burned'', an ancient mythos of Darkness and Light being represented by telepathic bulls is introduced. See BeautyEqualsGoodness. \n* AbusiveParents: Aphrodite's parents are manipulative and emotionally distant, and only care about her when she gives them some kind of political power.



* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Kalona was bound thousands of years ago by a group of Cherokee wise-women--in Oklahoma. Thousands of years ago, the Cherokee lived in ''Florida''. They're only in Oklahoma because they were forced to move.

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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Kalona was bound thousands of years ago by a group of Cherokee wise-women--in wise-women -- in Oklahoma. Thousands of years ago, the Cherokee lived in ''Florida''. They're only in Oklahoma because they were forced to move.



* TheBeautifulElite: Vampyres are all gorgeous and talented--it's mentioned that most important historical figures like Shakespeare are vampyres, and so are most movie stars and pop singers.

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* TheBeautifulElite: Vampyres are all gorgeous and talented--it's talented -- it's mentioned that most important historical figures like Shakespeare are vampyres, and so are most movie stars and pop singers.



* [[CoolOldLady Cool Old Ladies]]: Grandma Redbird, who is Zoey's most supportive family member, and Sister Mary Angela, a Benedictine nun who becomes friends with Zoey and helps her and friends after they have to flee the House of Night.

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* [[CoolOldLady Cool Old Ladies]]: CoolOldLady:
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Grandma Redbird, who is Zoey's most supportive family member, and member.
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Sister Mary Angela, a Benedictine nun who becomes friends with Zoey and helps her and friends after they have to flee the House of Night.


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* GodGuise: Kalona and [[spoiler:Neferet's]] EvilPlan is to convince the vampyre high council that they are the incarnations of Erebus and Nyx, respectively.


* AbusiveParents: Aphrodite's parents are manipulative and emotionally distant, and only care about her when she give them some kind of political power.

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* AbusiveParents: Aphrodite's parents are manipulative and emotionally distant, and only care about her when she give gives them some kind of political power.


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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Kalona was bound thousands of years ago by a group of Cherokee wise-women--in Oklahoma. Thousands of years ago, the Cherokee lived in ''Florida''. They're only in Oklahoma because they were forced to move.

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