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* AesopAmnesia: Laurel is unfortunately prone to this. She ignores her mentor Jamison's warning not to get complacent - ''twice'' - and Shar's warning (see {{What The Hell Hero}} below) has no effect on her actions whatsoever.

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* AesopAmnesia: Laurel is unfortunately prone to this. She ignores her mentor Jamison's warning not to get complacent - ''twice'' - and Shar's warning (see {{What The Hell Hero}} WhatTheHellHero below) has no effect on her actions whatsoever.



* HookedUpAfterwards: [[spoiler: Chelsea and David, though it's subverted in the epilogue when it's revealed that Chelsea and David eventually broke up.]]

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* HookedUpAfterwards: [[spoiler: Chelsea [[spoiler:Chelsea and David, though it's subverted in the epilogue when it's revealed that Chelsea and David eventually broke up.]]]]
* IdiosyncraticEpisodeNaming: Each of the books has a plural OneWordTitle, except for the last, a VerbedTitle, which is a OneWordTitle subtrope.
** Wings
** Spells
** Illusions
** Destined


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* VerbedTitle: The final book, "Destined".


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* {{Arcadia}}: Avalon.
* AscendedFangirl: Laurel's friend Chelsea.
* BettyAndVeronica: David, Laurel's human classmate, and Tamani, her faerie childhood friend.
* BigBrotherMentor: Shar to Tamani.

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* %%* {{Arcadia}}: Avalon.
* %%* AscendedFangirl: Laurel's friend Chelsea.
* %%* BettyAndVeronica: David, Laurel's human classmate, and Tamani, her faerie childhood friend.
* %%* BigBrotherMentor: Shar to Tamani.



* ChekhovsGunman: Klea.
* DanceOfRomance: Laurel and Tamani in ''Spells''.

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* %%* ChekhovsGunman: Klea.
* %%* DanceOfRomance: Laurel and Tamani in ''Spells''.



* DeusExMachina: Klea, twice.
* DoesNotLikeGuns: Laurel.

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* %%* DeusExMachina: Klea, twice.
* %%* DoesNotLikeGuns: Laurel.



* ForHalloweenIAmGoingAsMyself: Laurel and David's inside joke.
* ForcefulKiss: Tamani does this to Laurel several times.

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* %%* ForHalloweenIAmGoingAsMyself: Laurel and David's inside joke.
* %%* ForcefulKiss: Tamani does this to Laurel several times.



* HellBentForLeather: Klea.

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* %%* HellBentForLeather: Klea.



* LoveDodecahedron: Ryan/Chelsea/David/Laurel/Tamani/Yuki.

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* %%* LoveDodecahedron: Ryan/Chelsea/David/Laurel/Tamani/Yuki.



* TheMole: [[spoiler: Yuki.]]
* MuggleFosterParents: The Sewells.
* NerdsAreSexy: David.

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* %%* TheMole: [[spoiler: Yuki.]]
* %%* MuggleFosterParents: The Sewells.
* %%* NerdsAreSexy: David.



* NotSoHarmlessVillain: [[spoiler: Yuki, the Winter faerie.]]

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* %%* NotSoHarmlessVillain: [[spoiler: Yuki, the Winter faerie.]]



* OurFairiesAreDifferent
* PetMonstrosity: Bess.
* PlantPerson: Faeries.
* ShirtlessScene: Tamani and David each get at least one.
* SingleTargetSexuality: Tamani feels this way about Laurel.

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* %%* OurFairiesAreDifferent
* %%* PetMonstrosity: Bess.
* %%* PlantPerson: Faeries.
* %%* ShirtlessScene: Tamani and David each get at least one.
* %%* SingleTargetSexuality: Tamani feels this way about Laurel.



* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Red and Scarface.

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* %%* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Red and Scarface.


* TheObiWan: Jamison, parables and all.

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A series of ''New York Times'' bestselling fantasy books by Aprilynne Pike, featuring a young home-schooled girl named Laurel Sewell who transfers to public school, finds out she's actually a faerie changeling, falls in love with two boys, and fights trolls. The first three books are titled ''Wings'', ''Spells'' and ''Illusions''; the fourth one, ''Destined'', was released in 2012.
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!!These books provide examples of:
* AesopAmnesia: Laurel is unfortunately prone to this. She ignores her mentor Jamison's warning not to get complacent - ''twice'' - and Shar's warning (see {{What The Hell Hero}} below) has no effect on her actions whatsoever.
* AllMythsAreTrue: Laurel is constantly finding faerie history behind various legends: ''A Midsummer Night's Dream'', King Arthur, even Genesis.
* AlmostKiss: Laurel and Tamani are prone to these.
* AlwaysChaoticEvil: Trolls. Laurel points out conscientiously that there ''might'' be good trolls, but neither she nor the reader has met one yet.
* {{Arcadia}}: Avalon.
* AscendedFangirl: Laurel's friend Chelsea.
* BettyAndVeronica: David, Laurel's human classmate, and Tamani, her faerie childhood friend.
* BigBrotherMentor: Shar to Tamani.
* BodyguardCrush: Tamani appoints himself Laurel's ''fear-gleididh'', or protector for life.
* ChangelingFantasy: Laurel finds out she is a "scion", selected to inherit her foster-parents' land and bring it into faerie possession.
* CharmPerson: The Spring faeries' only power, which only works on humans.
* ChekhovsGun: "How long can you hold your breath?"
* ChekhovsGunman: Klea.
* DanceOfRomance: Laurel and Tamani in ''Spells''.
* DancesAndBalls: A lot of the action seems to happen coming home from them.
* DeusExMachina: Klea, twice.
* DoesNotLikeGuns: Laurel.
* DoesNotLikeShoes: Faeries don't like any kind of clothes which are constricting or cover too much, since it cuts them off from the sunlight.
* EnemyMine: [[spoiler:Klea, a faerie working with trolls.]]
* ExtranormalInstitute: The Fall Faerie Academy, though of course it's quite normal in Avalon.
* FantasticCasteSystem: Faeries are divided according to the season of their birth: Winter (the ruling class, extremely powerful and rare); Fall (healers and scientists, including Laurel); Summer (entertainers, illusionists) and Spring (the working class, including Tamani). Unlike some examples, the Spring faeries are still very well off -- no unemployment, poverty, etc. -- but the protocol still grates on Laurel's democratic nerves.
* ForHalloweenIAmGoingAsMyself: Laurel and David's inside joke.
* ForcefulKiss: Tamani does this to Laurel several times.
* FormerFriendOfAlphaBitch: Mara, a classmate of Laurel's at the Academy who holds a grudge against her for winning the position of the scion over her head.
* FreakinessShame: David calls Laurel's blossom "sexy".
* GranolaGirl: Laurel is a vegan raised by hippie parents who believe in natural medicine. Justified, as she's a sentient plant and can't even digest animal foods.
* GratuitousForeignLanguage: Faeries speaking Gaelic; their closest connection to the human world is a manor in Scotland.
* GreenEyedMonster: David and Tamani are fiercely jealous of each other, as are Laurel and Yuki in the third book.
* HeKnowsTooMuch: The reason why Barnes, the BigBad of the first two books, has [[spoiler:David and Laurel]] thrown in the river.
* HellBentForLeather: Klea.
* HoldYourHippogriffs: Plant-related faerie idioms such as "same fruit, different bough".
* HookedUpAfterwards: [[spoiler: Chelsea and David, though it's subverted in the epilogue when it's revealed that Chelsea and David eventually broke up.]]
* IHaveAFamily: Shar, admonishing Laurel to take her mission seriously: "I have a daughter, did you know that? (...) And I'd like her to have a father for at least the next hundred years, thank you very much."
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Chelsea to David when he falls in love with Laurel. [[spoiler: Though after ''Illusions'', she might have a chance with him after all ... ]]
* InternalCategorization: Tamani internalizes his Spring faerie status, much to Laurel's annoyance.
* ItMeantSomethingToMe: [[spoiler: Yuki is only at Laurel's school to spy on her for Klea, but she actually develops feelings for Tamani, who only seduces her to get more information on Klea's plans.]]
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler: In the final book, David chooses to erase his memories of what happened at the final battle to defend Avalon.]]
* LoveDodecahedron: Ryan/Chelsea/David/Laurel/Tamani/Yuki.
* MeaningfulName: One meaning of the Japanese name Yuki is "snow", and [[spoiler: Yuki is a winter faerie.]]
* MementoMacGuffin: The baby ring Tamani gives Laurel.
* TheMole: [[spoiler: Yuki.]]
* MuggleFosterParents: The Sewells.
* NerdsAreSexy: David.
* NeutralFemale: Subverted. [[spoiler: When David and Tamani get into a brawl over Laurel, she breaks up the fight, tells them she's through with both of them, storms off - and spends the rest of the day kissing Tamani.]]
* NoPeriodsPeriod: Laurel never does get a human period, but the faerie equivalent - growing a blossom out of her back - is discussed in detail.
* NotSoHarmlessVillain: [[spoiler: Yuki, the Winter faerie.]]
* TheObiWan: Jamison, parables and all.
* OlderThanTheyLook: Faeries can reach up to two hundred years in age.
* OurFairiesAreDifferent
* PetMonstrosity: Bess.
* PlantPerson: Faeries.
* ShirtlessScene: Tamani and David each get at least one.
* SingleTargetSexuality: Tamani feels this way about Laurel.
* SnicketWarningLabel: In the end of the final book in the series, the author warns the readers that they shouldn't read the epilogue if they don't want to spoil the happy ending. [[spoiler: David and Chelsea get together, but break up. David decides he wants to erase all memories of meeting Laurel, getting involved in the faerie world, and killing all the trolls.]]
* SwordInTheStone: The original Sword in the Stone can be found in Avalon, and only humans can touch it.
* TestKiss: Laurel shares a literal, scientific test kiss with each of her boys: David, to find out if she exhales oxygen like a plant, and later Tamani, to see if she can "sense" him with her Fall faerie powers.
* TookALevelInBadass: In ''Spells'', David starts bodybuilding and reveals his skill with a gun in order to be more helpful to Laurel.
* ThoseTwoBadGuys: Red and Scarface.
* WhatTheHellHero: Shar delivers a stinging speech to Laurel about the way she's been flirting with Tamani while still dating David.
* WhyCouldntYouBeDifferent: Laurel's foster-mother struggles with the idea of Laurel being a faerie, although she does come to accept it later on.
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