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* {{Adorkable}}: Laurent.

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{{Adorkable}}: Laurent.



* {{Determinator}}: Laurent
* [[spoiler:FakeDefector]]: Aymar.

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* %%* {{Determinator}}: Laurent
* %%* [[spoiler:FakeDefector]]: Aymar.


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* '''UndyingLoyalty''': Laurent. His extreme faithfulness to Aymar is even directly contrasted with that of [[spoiler: Aymar's cousin and lover Avoye, who leaves after finding out the full truth of what happened to him. They are even referred to as "the faithful friend and faithless lover". Indeed, Avoye is absent for Aymar's entire trial by the military court of inquiry (whereas Laurent jumped at the chance to be with him), and by the end of the story he is ready to let her go. However, she returns for a LastMinuteHookup.]]

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* '''UndyingLoyalty''': Laurent. His extreme faithfulness to Aymar is even directly contrasted with that of [[spoiler: Aymar's cousin and lover Avoye, who leaves after finding out the full truth of what happened to him. They are even referred to as "the faithful friend and faithless lover". Indeed, Avoye is absent for Aymar's entire trial by the military court of inquiry (whereas Laurent jumped at the chance to be with him), and by the end of the story he is ready to let her go. However, she returns for a LastMinuteHookup.]]]]
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* {{Badass}}: Aymar, in-universe.
** Avoye, who once rode her carriage into Imperialist forces just so she could be detained by them and learn about their whereabouts. Once they let her go, thinking she's just passing by, she warns Aymar of their location.


* LoveRedeems: Aymar finds himself disgraced, wounded, imprisoned, tortured, ill, and [[spoiler: it was all because he enacted a highly risky plan to save his lover/cousin, who was never in danger in the first place!]] And when said [[spoiler: kinsman/lover]] learns the full truth (after he tried hiding it to avoid breaking [[spoiler:her]] tender heart), [[spoiler:she]] blows up at him just before Aymar has to leave and defend himself before a court of inquiry that could very well convict him of treason. It's no wonder he's so depressed (and, at some points, [[DrivenToSuicide: suicidal]]). Thank goodness [[TheChampion Laurent]] and his UndyingLoyalty refuse to give up on him!
* PoorCommunicationKills: Avoye is heartbroken and furious when she finds out that Aymar hasn't been entirely truthful to her about his botched execution and capture [[spoiler: for he neglected to tell her that he only enacted his failed plan because he thought she was in danger (which turned out to be completely untrue). She doesn't know what to believe anymore and breaks up with him.]]

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* LoveRedeems: Aymar finds himself disgraced, wounded, imprisoned, tortured, ill, and [[spoiler: it was all because he enacted a highly risky plan to save his lover/cousin, who was never in danger in the first place!]] And when said [[spoiler: kinsman/lover]] learns the full truth (after he tried hiding it to avoid breaking [[spoiler:her]] tender heart), [[spoiler:she]] blows up at him just before Aymar has to leave and defend himself before a court of inquiry that could very well convict him of treason. It's no wonder he's so depressed (and, at some points, [[DrivenToSuicide: [[DrivenToSuicide suicidal]]). Thank goodness [[TheChampion Laurent]] and his UndyingLoyalty refuse to give up on him!
* PoorCommunicationKills: Avoye is heartbroken and furious when she finds out that Aymar hasn't been entirely truthful to her about his botched failed execution and capture [[spoiler: for he neglected to tell her that he only enacted his failed plan because he thought she was in danger (which turned out to be completely untrue). She doesn't know what to believe anymore and breaks up with him.]]


* BrokenBird: Guess who!

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* BrokenBird: Guess who!who! And it's up to Laurent to make him better.


* BrokenHero: Guess who!

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* BrokenHero: BrokenBird: Guess who!


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*LoveRedeems: Aymar finds himself disgraced, wounded, imprisoned, tortured, ill, and [[spoiler: it was all because he enacted a highly risky plan to save his lover/cousin, who was never in danger in the first place!]] And when said [[spoiler: kinsman/lover]] learns the full truth (after he tried hiding it to avoid breaking [[spoiler:her]] tender heart), [[spoiler:she]] blows up at him just before Aymar has to leave and defend himself before a court of inquiry that could very well convict him of treason. It's no wonder he's so depressed (and, at some points, [[DrivenToSuicide: suicidal]]). Thank goodness [[TheChampion Laurent]] and his UndyingLoyalty refuse to give up on him!


* HomoeroticSubtext: ''And how''. Just look at the tropes on this page (especially the quote under BeserkButton)! To the point that it's actually a spoiler that [[spoiler: no, Laurent and Aymar don't get together]]. In fact, romantic friendships between male leads is something [[Creator/DKBroster Broster's]] works are actually famous for (see ''The Flight of the Heron'').

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* HomoeroticSubtext: ''And how''. Just look at the tropes on this page (especially the quote under BeserkButton)! BerserkButton)! To the point that it's actually a spoiler that [[spoiler: no, Laurent and Aymar don't get together]]. In fact, romantic friendships between male leads is something [[Creator/DKBroster Broster's]] works are actually famous for (see ''The Flight of the Heron'').

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*HeroesWantRedheads: Laurent has quite a thing for Aymar's beautiful, distinctly colored hair... [[spoiler: which makes the scene in which Laurent has to [[ImportantHaircut cut it]] pretty emotional.]]


* TheChampion: The book explicitly names Laurent as Aymar's champion early on. At one point Aymar even calls him "my poor knight-errant".

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* TheChampion: The book explicitly names Laurent as Aymar's champion early on. At one point Aymar even calls him "my poor knight-errant".KnightErrant".


* HomoeroticSubtext: ''And how''. Just look at the tropes on this page! To the point that it's actually a spoiler that [[spoiler: no, Laurent and Aymar don't get together]]. In fact, romantic friendships between male leads is something [[Creator/DKBroster Broster's]] works are actually famous for (see ''The Flight of the Heron'').

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* HomoeroticSubtext: ''And how''. Just look at the tropes on this page! page (especially the quote under BeserkButton)! To the point that it's actually a spoiler that [[spoiler: no, Laurent and Aymar don't get together]]. In fact, romantic friendships between male leads is something [[Creator/DKBroster Broster's]] works are actually famous for (see ''The Flight of the Heron'').


* Adorkable: Laurent.

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* Adorkable: {{Adorkable}}: Laurent.


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* TheChampion: The book even explicitly names Laurent as Aymar's champion early on.

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* TheChampion: The book even explicitly names Laurent as Aymar's champion early on. At one point Aymar even calls him "my poor knight-errant".


* BrokenPedestal: Played with and ultimately [[spoiler: subverted.]] Aymar's disgraced may have left him physically wounded and traumatized, and very prickly as a result, but Laurent doesn't stop believing in him or caring for him. [[spoiler:He has his doubts at couple of points (see below) but very quickly gets over them, even after he learns the truth about why Aymar's men mutinied.]]

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* BrokenPedestal: Played with and ultimately [[spoiler: subverted.]] Aymar's disgraced may have left him physically wounded and traumatized, and very prickly as a result, but Laurent doesn't stop believing in him or caring for him. [[spoiler:He has his doubts at couple of certain points (see below) but very quickly gets over them, them soon enough, even after he learns the truth about why Aymar's men mutinied.]]


As The Wounded Name is not one of Broster's most famous works, it has been out of print for quite a while. Most copies available today are more than 80 years old. It can be read online and downloaded for free [[http://www.unz.org/Pub/BrosterDK-1924n02 here]] (the archive misspells the title as "The Wounding Name").

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As The Wounded Name this is not one of Broster's most famous works, it has been out of print for quite a while. Most copies available today are more than 80 years old. It can be read online and downloaded for free [[http://www.unz.org/Pub/BrosterDK-1924n02 here]] (the archive misspells the title as "The Wounding Name").

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