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# ''The Revolution and the Fox'' (set for release July 2020)

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# ''The Revolution and the Fox'' (set for release July 2020)
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In a version of our world where magic is an accepted fact history has gone on a few unexpected tangents, most notably the creation of human-animal hybrids known as "Calatians" and the failure of the American Revolution. In the 1810s Colonial America's one sorcerer college, Prince George's, is attacked by an unexpected enemy, killing most of the students and leaving the college desperate for new admittants.

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In a version of our world where magic is an accepted fact fact, history has gone on a few unexpected tangents, most notably the creation of human-animal hybrids known as "Calatians" and the failure of the American Revolution. In the 1810s Colonial America's one sorcerer college, Prince George's, is attacked by an unexpected enemy, killing most of the students and leaving the college desperate for new admittants.


# ''Revolution and the Fox'' (set for release July 2020)

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# ''Revolution and the Calatians'' (set for release July 2020)

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# ''Revolution and the Calatians'' Fox'' (set for release July 2020)


''The Tower and the Fox'' is a 2017 fantasy alternate history novel by Tim Susman, forming a trilogy with ''The Demon and the Fox'' (2018) and ''The War and the Fox'' (2019).

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''The Tower and the Fox'' is a 2017 fantasy alternate history novel by Tim Susman, forming Susman. It is part of a trilogy with series consisting of.

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# ''Revolution and the Calatians'' (set for release July 2020)


* KarmaHoudini: Farley faces little to no consequences for his vicious, even bloody, bullying of Kip and Coppy in the first book, avoiding expulsion thanks to Victor's father pulling strings.
** KarmaHoudiniWarranty: [[spoiler: Towards the end of the second book though, Farley loses control of a powerful demon, which turns him into a Calatian marmot. And is expelled.]]

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* KarmaHoudini: KarmaHoudiniWarranty: Farley faces little to no consequences for his vicious, even bloody, bullying of Kip and Coppy in the first book, avoiding expulsion thanks to Victor's father pulling strings.
** KarmaHoudiniWarranty: [[spoiler: Towards
strings, but towards the end of the second book though, [[spoiler: Farley loses control of a powerful demon, which turns him into a Calatian marmot. And is expelled.]]


''The Tower and the Fox'' is a 2017 fantasy alternate history novel by Tim Susman, followed in 2018 by a sequel, ''The Demon and the Fox''.

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''The Tower and the Fox'' is a 2017 fantasy alternate history novel by Tim Susman, followed in 2018 by forming a sequel, trilogy with ''The Demon and the Fox''.
Fox'' (2018) and ''The War and the Fox'' (2019).


* AlternateHistory: Sorcerers have been around and drastically affecting the course of history since at least Ancient Greece. In England alone they allowed the Lancasters to win the War of the Roses, stopped the American Revolution, and conquered Louisiana from Napoleon. In addition to the creation of a new set of sapient species.

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* AlternateHistory: AlienSpaceBats: Sorcerers have been around and drastically affecting the course of history since at least Ancient Greece. In England alone they allowed the Lancasters to win the War of the Roses, stopped the American Revolution, and conquered Louisiana from Napoleon. In addition to the creation of a new set of sapient species.


* HalfHumanHybrid: The Calatians, a mixture of human and assorted animal species created in the 1400s by sorcerers as an external source of magic.



* PettingZooPeople: The Calatians, a mixture of human and assorted animal species created in the 1400s by sorcerers as an external source of magic.


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[[caption-width-right:350:Just [[caption-width-right:300:Just like Zootopia around the American Revolution but with magic and without a rabbit]]


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* ElementalPowers: Some magic is organized into the four classical elements, such as Kip's fire magic, but there's other classes of magic. Elemental spirits can be summoned, and tend to be more agreeable then demons, but they're named for elements of the periodic table rather than classical elements, i.e. phosphorous elementals instead of fire elementals.

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* ElementalPowers: Some magic is organized into the four classical elements, such as Kip's fire magic, but there's other classes of magic. ElementalEmbodiment: Elemental spirits can be summoned, and tend to be more agreeable then demons, but they're named for elements of the periodic table rather than classical elements, i.e. phosphorous elementals instead of fire elementals.

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* BittersweetEnding: To ''The Demon and the Fox'', [[spoiler: Coppy is dead, Malcolm is permanently blinded, and two of Kip's supposed allies among the teachers turn out to be part of a pro-Imperial cabal that attempted to destroy the college to intimidate the revolutionaries, who now know about the tower's protective spirit. On the plus side, Kip is readmitted to Prince George's and seems to be there to stay, they know who attacked the college, and Farley finally got his comeuppance.]]


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* GeniusLoci: When Kip first touches the tower he hears a voice in his head and is given a massive surge of magic. Later he discovers the journal of a 17th century sorcerer's apprentice named Peter [[spoiler: who bound his spirit to the tower, and was history's unrecorded first Calatian sorcerer. They gradually become friends.]]
* IKnowYourTrueName: Names are required for summoning demons, though not elementals. [[spoiler: Towards the end of the second book Windsor and Albright attempt to torture Peter the tower spirit's name out of Kip, but he holds it back.]]


* EvilMentor: Late in ''The Demon and the Fox'' [[spoiler: it turns out that Master Windsor took Coppy on as an apprentice just to mind control him, and that he and Kip's new friend Master Albright were behind the attack on the college.]]



* MeaningfulName: Minor character Master Splint is the college's resident expert at healing magic.



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Masters Argent, Windsor, Odden, and Jaeger are among the few sorcerers to give Kip and his friends a chance.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Masters Argent, Windsor, Odden, and Jaeger are among the few sorcerers to give Kip and his friends a chance. In ''The Demon and the Fox'' we get Cott, Albright, and Gugin from the London college. [[spoiler: Subverted when Windsor and Albright turn out to be behind the attack.]]
* SymbolicMutilation: In England, it's not uncommon for poachers to cut the tails off of young fox Calatians and pass them off as normal fox tails. When he was a kid, Farley once attempted to cut Kip's tail off, but was scared away when he spontaneously manifested fire magic. [[spoiler: In The Demon and the Fox, after they're both expelled, Farley gets Kip with a binding spell and actually does cut off his tail, fortunately Master Splint is able to reattach it.]]


* ArrangedMarriage: Common among both humans and Calatians, the latter moreso due to the scarcity of any given species in an area and anti-miscegenation laws. Kip is engaged off and on again to a 14-year old vixen named Alice, while Emily escaped an arranged marriage by manipulating her husband into having an affair and successfully filing for divorce.

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* ArrangedMarriage: Common among both humans and Calatians, the latter moreso due to the scarcity of any given species in an area and anti-miscegenation laws.
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Kip is starts the story engaged off and on again to a 14-year old vixen named Alice, while Alice Cartwright, but in the first book her parents temporarily suspend the engagement citing concerns over the difficulties of married life for sorcerers. And again in the second book thanks to the trouble around Kip. [[spoiler: Though after Alice is kidnapped by Farley, rescued by Kip, and accidentally learns to call up magic on her own, she becomes determined to marry Kip despite her parents' wishes.]]
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Emily escaped an arranged marriage by manipulating her husband into having an affair and successfully filing for divorce.



** KarmaHoudiniWarranty: [[spoiler: Towards the end of the second book though, Farley loses control of a powerful demon, which turns him into a Calatian. And is expelled.]]

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** KarmaHoudiniWarranty: [[spoiler: Towards the end of the second book though, Farley loses control of a powerful demon, which turns him into a Calatian.Calatian marmot. And is expelled.]]



* OurDemonsAreDifferent: Demons are summoned as servants by sorcerers, if bound properly they can be commanded to perform a variety of tasks, either visible or invisible and largely formless. If bound improperly they have a habit of cursing their summoners, ranging in severity from itchy skin to transformations from the more powerful demons. Unlike summoning elementals most sorcerers need an additional source of power to muster enough magic to bind a demon.

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* OurDemonsAreDifferent: Demons are summoned as servants by sorcerers, if bound properly they can be commanded to perform a variety of tasks, either visible or invisible and largely formless. If bound improperly they have a habit of cursing their summoners, ranging in severity from itchy skin to blinding and transformations from the more powerful demons. Unlike summoning elementals most sorcerers need an additional source of power to muster enough magic to bind a demon.

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* TheBully: Farley Broadside, when they were kids he broke Kip's limbs multiple times and (if indirectly) killed at least one of his classmates. Things only get worse when he follows him to Prince George's and learns sorcery.

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