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* AdultFear: The hate crimes against newsouls.
** Since arriving in Heart, Ana has been denied citizenship, dehumanized, harassed, and assaulted.
** [[spoiler: Lidea lives in constant fear that someone will hurt or kill her newsoul son. Then she learns that her partner actually hates newsouls and betrayed her friends to Deborl.]]
** [[spoiler: The homes of five pregnant women were bombed because their children might be newsouls. Two of the women died and one miscarried.]]


* BiTheWay: Orientation isn't really an issue when you and your lovers have lived as both male and female dozens of times. Sam does mention a couple that used to dislike being born as the same sex, but they adjusted, and are happily together as women at the time of the novel. Also, Stef and Cris have both loved Sam over many lifetimes regardless of their bodies.


** TheDragon: [[spoiler: Meuric and later Deborl.]]


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* TheDragon: [[spoiler: Meuric and later Deborl.]]


* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler: Janan made the inhabitants of Range forget that they had made a DealWithTheDevil to obtain immortality. Each time they reincarnated, they were actually feeding a newsoul to Janan in exchange for they own life.]]

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* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler: Janan made the inhabitants of Range forget that they had made a DealWithTheDevil to obtain immortality. Each time they reincarnated, they were actually feeding a newsoul to Janan in exchange for they their own life.]]


Not to be confused with the comic ''{{Incarnate}}''.

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Not to be confused with the comic ''{{Incarnate}}''.

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''ComicBook/{{Incarnate}}''.

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* AbusiveParents: Li to Ana - partly because she genuinely fears Ana to be a bad omen, partly because the vanished soul Ana replaced was a friend of hers, but mostly because Li is vicious by nature.

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* AbusiveParents: AbusiveParents:
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Li to Ana - partly because she genuinely fears Ana to be a bad omen, partly because the vanished soul Ana replaced was a friend of hers, but mostly because Li is vicious by nature.



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* AllPowerfulBystander: The phoenixes are godlike but lose their immortality when they take a life. They prefer not to risk it, only intervening when they have no other choice.



* TheChosenOne: [[spoiler: The sylph believe Ana is the key to their redemption.]]



* EnemyMine: [[spoiler: Humans and dragons grudgingly agree to help each other stop Janan.]]



* RunningGag: Serit coming up with new insect based nicknames for Ana.

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Serit coming up with new insect based nicknames for Ana.Ana.
** Sam insisting that not all music is song because songs have words.



* WasOnceAMan: [[spoiler: The sylph]].

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* TyrantTakesTheHelm: [[spoiler: When Deborl becomes speaker of the council.]]
* WasOnceAMan: [[spoiler: The sylph]].sylph are humans who were cursed by the phoenixes]].


* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler: Sam had one after he returns him to find all his instruments destroyed.]]

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* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler: Sam had one after he returns him returned home to find all his instruments destroyed.]]


* AlwaysChaoticEvil: Subverted with [[spoiler: the sylph, but most people they play it straight.]]

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* AlwaysChaoticEvil: Subverted with [[spoiler: the sylph, but most people think they play it straight.]]


** [[spoiler: Lidea lives in constant fear that someone will hurt or kill her newsoul son.]]

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** [[spoiler: Lidea lives in constant fear that someone will hurt or kill her newsoul son. Then she learns that her partner actually hates newsouls and betrayed her friends to Deborl.]]



* AlwaysChaoticEvil: Subverted with [[spoiler: the sylph, but most people they play it straight.]]



** TheDragon: [[spoiler: Meuric and later Deborl.]]



* TheCutie: Serit is the nicest and most innocent character in the books.



* ForScience: Menehen's motivation.



* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler: Janan made the inhabitants of Range forget that they had made a DealWithTheDevil to obtain immortality. Each time they reincarnated, they were actually feeding a newsoul to Jaran in exchange for they own life.]]

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* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler: Janan made the inhabitants of Range forget that they had made a DealWithTheDevil to obtain immortality. Each time they reincarnated, they were actually feeding a newsoul to Jaran Janan in exchange for they own life.]]]]
* LightIsNotGood: [[spoiler: [[BigBad Janan's]] temple]] shines brightly and only goes dark when he's been weakened.


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* RunningGag: Serit coming up with new insect based nicknames for Ana.

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* {{Irony}}: The oldsouls despise Ana [[spoiler: and the other newsouls]] because they believe a newsoul is unnatural and wrongfully replaces an innocent oldsoul. [[spoiler: It's actually the other way around: the oldsouls have been robbing the newsouls of a chance to live by way of a DealWithTheDevil.]]

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* EldritchAbomination: The sylph can best be described as [[CastingAShadow shadows]] that [[PlayingWithFire burn]].
* TheExile: [[spoiler: Ana at the end of ''Asunder''.]]


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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Sine.


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* WasOnceAMan: [[spoiler: The sylph]].

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* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler: Sam had one after he returns him to find all his instruments destroyed.]]


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* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler: Janan made the inhabitants of Range forget that they had made a DealWithTheDevil to obtain immortality. Each time they reincarnated, they were actually feeding a newsoul to Jaran in exchange for they own life.]]

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* AdultFear: The hate crimes against newsouls.
** Since arriving in Heart, Ana has been denied citizenship, dehumanized, harassed, and assaulted.
** [[spoiler: Lidea lives in constant fear that someone will hurt or kill her newsoul son.]]
** [[spoiler: The homes of five pregnant women were bombed because their children might be newsouls. Two of the women died and one miscarried.]]


* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice: Cris in ''Asunder''.]]

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* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice: Cris [[spoiler:Cris]] in ''Asunder''.]]


The second book, ''Asunder'', was released in 2013, with a novella, ''Phoenix Overture'', following soon after. The final book, ''Infinite'', will be released in 2014.

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The second book, ''Asunder'', was released in 2013, with a novella, ''Phoenix Overture'', following soon after. The final book, ''Infinite'', will be was released in 2014.


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* ReincarnationRomance: [[spoiler:Infinite ends with Ana and Sam meeting again many years later]].


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* WhoWantsToLiveForever: This is explored throughout the books, and Ana ultimately decides that [[spoiler:everyone will reincarnate only once, to make room for the newsouls]].

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