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* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Mattias is said to look like an angel and behave like one, too.

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* BeautyEqualsGoodness: BabyFactory: One book brings up the Lebensborn project in Norway during the Nazi occupation.
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Mattias is said to look like an angel and behave like one, too.


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* DisappearedDad: Several cases over the course of the books, either because of death or abandonment.


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* GiveTheBabyAFather: One of the two reasons Cecilie and Alexander get married in the first place. She miscarries though.


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* MissingMom: A natural result of death by child birth being a recurring problem among the Ice people.


* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: Fate of the witch hunter from the second book. Invoked by Sol, who used her magic to make want to die.]]
** [[spoiler: Ironically enough, Sol ends up suicidal and gives herself up to the witch hunters to die in the way she feels would befit her best.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: Fate The fate of the witch hunter from the second book. Invoked by Sol, who used her magic to make him want to die.]]
** [[spoiler: Ironically enough, Sol Sól much later ends up suicidal herself and gives herself up to the witch hunters to die in the way she feels would befit her best.]]



** Sunniva and Tarald are second cousins. Their union leads to the birth of the evil, cursed Kolgrim, whose mother dies from the injuries his birth caused her.

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** Sunniva and Tarald are second cousins. Their union leads to the birth of the evil, cursed Kolgrim, whose mother whom Sunniva dies from the injuries his giving birth caused her.to.



** Barely mentionable with fifth cousins Dan and Ingrid, or sixt cousins Vinga and Heike.

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** Barely mentionable with fifth cousins Dan and Ingrid, or sixt sixth cousins Vinga and Heike.



* NotBloodSiblings: Dag and Liv, who grew up together, and would still refer to each other as siblings even after Dag started to live with his biological mother.

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* NotBloodSiblings: Dag and Liv, who grew up together, and would still refer to each other as siblings even after Dag started to live with his biological mother.mother, end up married.


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* AllLovingHero: Silje.

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* AllLovingHero: Silje.Silje, who takes in two unknown kids she stumble upon while starving and freezing herself, just because she couldn't bare to leave them to their fate. Not to mention, the reason she was freezing in the first place was because she gave her only clothes away to "someone who needed them more."


* BurnTheWitch: How Sol was meant to be executed. [[Spoiler: Instead Tengel sends her poisoned food so she'll die peacefully.]]

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* BurnTheWitch: How Sol was meant to be executed. [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: Instead Tengel sends her poisoned food so she'll die peacefully.]]


* Driven to Suicide: [[spoiler: Fate of the witch hunter from the second book. Invoked by Sol, who used her magic to make want to die.]]

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* Driven to Suicide: DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler: Fate of the witch hunter from the second book. Invoked by Sol, who used her magic to make want to die.]]


* Driven to Suicide: [[Spoiler: Fate of the witch hunter from the second book. Invoked by Sol, who used her magic to make want to die.]]
** [[Spoiler: Ironically enough, Sol ends up suicidal and gives herself up to the witch hunters to die in the way she feels would befit her best.]]
** [[Spoiler: Mikael, who suffers from "melancholia" (in modern terms, depression), attempts suicide at the end of the ninth book (''The Lonely One''). He survives the attempt, however.]]

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* Driven to Suicide: [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: Fate of the witch hunter from the second book. Invoked by Sol, who used her magic to make want to die.]]
** [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: Ironically enough, Sol ends up suicidal and gives herself up to the witch hunters to die in the way she feels would befit her best.]]
** [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: Mikael, who suffers from "melancholia" (in modern terms, depression), attempts suicide at the end of the ninth book (''The Lonely One''). He survives the attempt, however.]]


* DeathByDespair: [[Sol gets rid of a witch hunter by magically making him feel such despair.]]

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* DeathByDespair: [[Sol gets rid Driven to Suicide: [[Spoiler: Fate of a the witch hunter from the second book. Invoked by magically making him feel such despair.Sol, who used her magic to make want to die.]]
** [[Spoiler: Ironically enough, Sol ends up suicidal and gives herself up to the witch hunters to die in the way she feels would befit her best.]]
** [[Spoiler: Mikael, who suffers from "melancholia" (in modern terms, depression), attempts suicide at the end of the ninth book (''The Lonely One''). He survives the attempt, however.
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* DeathByDespair: [[Sol gets rid of a witch hunter by magically making him feel such despair.]]

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* AllWitchesHaveCats: Sol has a black one. In the times of the witch trials, no less.


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* BurnTheWitch: How Sol was meant to be executed. [[Spoiler: Instead Tengel sends her poisoned food so she'll die peacefully.]]


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* TheWitchHunter: The family (mostly Sol) contends with a decidely non-badass one in the appropriately titled second book, ''Witch-hunt''.


** This is said to have happened to Tengel the Evil, but Tengel the Good casts doubt over it; he thinks his ancestor simply got old.



** This is said to have happened to Tengel the Evil, but Tengel the Good casts doubt over it; he thinks his ancestor simply got old.

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* AllLovingHero: Silje.


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* BeautyEqualsGoodness: Mattias is said to look like an angel and behave like one, too.


** Villemo, inspired by him, does the same, though in her case it's implied to be pure childiness. She doesn't keep it, either.

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** Villemo, inspired by him, does the same, though in her case it's implied to be pure childiness.childishness. She doesn't keep it, either.

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* AristocratsAreEvil: Averted. The Ice People has both a line of Barons (Meiden) and one of Marqraves (Paladin) among them, who are usually thoroughly decent people, and among the other aristocratic characters in the series, there are both good and evil people.

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