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** The cats aren't even immune. Of course Zoey's cat Nala is cute and Likable, while Aphrodite's cat is horrible and mean, and the only cat described as being ugly in the books. She's named [[Disney/SleepingBeauty Maleficent]] if it isn't obvious already that she's horrible.

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** The cats aren't even immune. Of course Zoey's cat Nala is cute and Likable, while Aphrodite's cat is horrible and mean, and the only cat described as being ugly in the books. She's named [[Disney/SleepingBeauty [[WesternAnimation/SleepingBeauty Maleficent]] if it isn't obvious already that she's horrible.


* FirstEpisodeSpoiler: ''Betrayed'' reveals that [[spoiler:Neferet- the protagonist's kind, wise mentor-figure]] is actually the BigBad and a [[ManipulativeBastard Manipulative Bitch]]. It is very difficult to describe the main story arc without revealing this. Which is a pity, as the relevant [[TheReveal reveal]] was enjoyably unexpected.

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* FirstEpisodeSpoiler: FirstEpisodeTwist: ''Betrayed'' reveals that [[spoiler:Neferet- the protagonist's kind, wise mentor-figure]] is actually the BigBad and a [[ManipulativeBastard Manipulative Bitch]]. It is very difficult to describe the main story arc without revealing this. Which is a pity, as the relevant [[TheReveal reveal]] was enjoyably unexpected.


A vampire series written by P.C. and edited by her daughter Kristin Cast.

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A vampire series written by P.C. Cast and edited by her daughter Kristin Cast.


%% * EyesOfGold: Kalona and, as of ''Burned'', [[spoiler: Rephaim]].


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%% * SupernaturalGoldEyes: Kalona and, as of ''Burned'', [[spoiler: Rephaim]].


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

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As of 2017, P.C. and Kristin Cast have announced a new novel set in the House of Night universe. Whether this This is a new spinoff series or a direct continuation of the main series is yet to be seen.
series, picking up a year later




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* ''Lost''
* ''Forgotten''


A vampire series written by the mother and daughter team of P.C. and Kristin Cast.

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A vampire series written by the mother and daughter team of P.C. and edited by her daughter Kristin Cast.


* YoYoPlotPoint: Zoey's UnwantedHarem problems. The first couple of books had her being torn among her boyfriend Erik, her jock ex-boyfriend Heath, and poetry teacher Loren. ''Chosen'' resolved the love polygon, albeit in an abrupt and contrived way that [[HormoneAddledTeenager brought into question Zoey's intelligence]], by having Erik leave Zoey after she slept with Loren which severed her blood-based connection with Heath and [[spoiler:then Loren turned out to be working for the BigBad all along and was killed off at the end of the book]] with the clear message that Zoey had learned her lesson and would work hard to repair her broken relationship with Erik. But ''then'' ''Hunted'' brings Zoey's UnwantedHarem right back with her renewing her blood-based connection with Heath thanks to a contrived "you need to drink his blood or else he'll die" situation (and making their connection ''even stronger than it was before'') and getting a ReplacementLoveInterest for Loren in the form of Stark. To top all this off, Erik is [[DerailingLoveInterests derailed into a possessive jerk]] to justify why Zoey is [[AesopAmnesia suddenly going back on her earlier vow to stick to just him]], and she proceeds to repeat the "woe is me, I'm a ho for being unable to choose between three hot guys" indecisiveness/wangst from ''Betrayed'' and ''Chosen'' all over again. ''Tempted'' appears to try resolving at least one factor of this love issue for good by [[spoiler:killing Heath off]], only for ''Burned'' to reveal that [[spoiler:he's not so dead after all and Zoey proclaims her love for him, even though she's ''still'' stringing Stark and Erik along]].

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* YoYoPlotPoint: Zoey's UnwantedHarem problems. The first couple of books had her being torn among her boyfriend Erik, her jock ex-boyfriend Heath, and poetry teacher Loren. ''Chosen'' resolved the love polygon, albeit in an abrupt and contrived way that [[HormoneAddledTeenager brought into question Zoey's intelligence]], by having Erik leave Zoey after she slept with Loren which severed her blood-based connection with Heath and [[spoiler:then Loren turned out to be working for the BigBad all along and was killed off at the end of the book]] with the clear message that Zoey had learned her lesson and would work hard to repair her broken relationship with Erik. But ''then'' ''Hunted'' brings Zoey's UnwantedHarem right back with her renewing her blood-based connection with Heath thanks to a contrived "you need to drink his blood or else he'll die" situation (and making their connection ''even stronger than it was before'') and getting a ReplacementLoveInterest ReplacementGoldfish for Loren in the form of Stark. To top all this off, Erik is [[DerailingLoveInterests derailed into a possessive jerk]] to justify why Zoey is [[AesopAmnesia suddenly going back on her earlier vow to stick to just him]], and she proceeds to repeat the "woe is me, I'm a ho for being unable to choose between three hot guys" indecisiveness/wangst from ''Betrayed'' and ''Chosen'' all over again. ''Tempted'' appears to try resolving at least one factor of this love issue for good by [[spoiler:killing Heath off]], only for ''Burned'' to reveal that [[spoiler:he's not so dead after all and Zoey proclaims her love for him, even though she's ''still'' stringing Stark and Erik along]].


%% * 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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''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''



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%% ** [[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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*''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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