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* CompletelyDifferentTitle: Became ''Tessa, à la pointe de l'épée'' (''Tessa at the Point of the Sword'') in France, then ''Sous Le Signe de L'Épée'' (''Under the Sign of the Sword'') for the DVD release.





* DangerousDeserter: Captain Grisham is an American deserter from from the War of 1812. However, the truly dangerous deserter is Krane from "The Hanged Man"; the man they tried to hang in Grisham's place.

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* DangerousDeserter: Captain Grisham is an American deserter from from the War of 1812. However, the truly dangerous deserter is Krane from "The Hanged Man"; the man they tried to hang in Grisham's place.



* HorsebackHeroism: Many epsiodes contain a dramatic scene of the Queen charging to the rescue on her CoolHorse Chico.

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* HighDiveEscape: In "Death to the Queen", the injured and cornered Queen escapes from Captain Grisham by diving off a cliff into the ocean.
* HorsebackHeroism: Many epsiodes episodes contain a dramatic scene of the Queen charging to the rescue on her CoolHorse Chico.



* PrisonerOfZendaExit: In "Death to the Queen", the injured and cornered Queen escapes from Captain Grisham by diving off a cliff into the ocean.



** Dr. Helm in the bath in "The Dragon."

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** Dr. Helm in the bath his BathtubScene in "The Dragon."


* WhitStallion: The Queen's CoolHorse is a white stallion named Chico.

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* WhitStallion: WhiteStallion: The Queen's CoolHorse is a white stallion named Chico.


* RearingHorse: The Queen's [[BigDamnHeroes Big Damn Hero]]moments were often by her appearing on her rearing WhiteStallion Chico.

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* RearingHorse: The Queen's [[BigDamnHeroes Big Damn Hero]]moments were Hero]] moments are often announced by her appearing on her rearing WhiteStallion Chico.


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* WhitStallion: The Queen's CoolHorse is a white stallion named Chico.

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* RearingHorse: The Queen's [[BigDamnHeroes Big Damn Hero]]moments were often by her appearing on her rearing WhiteStallion Chico.


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* ClipShow: "End of Days", with the standard-issue LockedInARoom framing device. And quite a bit of FoeYay, too.


* StabTheScorpion: Done in "The Serpent" by [[spoiler:Doctor Helm]]. In this case, he deliberately meant to scare Tessa, as a challenge to her blase ([[ThouShaltNotKill by his standards]]) attitude toward killing.

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* StabTheScorpion: Done in "The Serpent" by [[spoiler:Doctor Helm]]. In this case, he deliberately meant to scare Tessa, as a challenge to her blase casual ([[ThouShaltNotKill by his standards]]) attitude toward killing.


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* SympatheticAdulterer: Tessa's closest "society" friend Vera shamelessly sleeps around whenever her husband's not looking - usually with [[TheDragon Captain Grisham]]. The show rarely comes close to condemning any of this.


* BattleButler: While not exactly [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Alfred]] levels of badass, Marta is a pretty good fighter for "just" a servant. In "The Witness", she singlehandedly fights off Mary Rose's {{Mooks}} until their boss personally steps in.

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* BattleButler: While not exactly quite [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Alfred]] levels of badass, Marta is a pretty good fighter for "just" a servant. In "The Witness", she singlehandedly fights off Mary Rose's {{Mooks}} until their boss personally steps in.


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* StabTheScorpion: Done in "The Serpent" by [[spoiler:Doctor Helm]]. In this case, he deliberately meant to scare Tessa, as a challenge to her blase ([[ThouShaltNotKill by his standards]]) attitude toward killing.


* BattleButler: While not exactly [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Alfred]] levels of badass, Marta is a pretty good fighter for "just" a servant. In "The Witness", she singlehandedly fights off Mary Rose's {{Mooks}} until their boss personally steps in.



* ScrewedByTheLawyers: The show was canceled after a lawsuit ordered that no more episodes by aired until the "created by" be amended to include a person who sued the producers. A second lawsuit over the rights to Zorro only made matters worse.
* SecretKeeper: Marta is the only one who that Tessa is secretly the Queen, and helps to cover for her.

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* ScrewedByTheLawyers: The show was canceled after a lawsuit ordered that no more episodes by aired until the "created by" be amended to include a person who sued the producers. A second lawsuit over the rights to Zorro only made matters worse.
* SecretKeeper: Marta is the only one who knows that Tessa is secretly the Queen, and helps to cover for her.


* FeudalOverlord: Colonel Montoya, the evil governor and ultimate political power in the province. Several episodes have the local Dons threatening to report him to the King (or at least the Viceroy), but [[StatusQuoIsGod it never lasts]].



* PowderTrail: Used to collapse the mine on top of the Queen in "Death to the Queen."
* PresidentEvil: Colonel Montoya, the evil governor and ultimate political power in the province.

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* PowderTrail: Used to collapse the mine on top of the Queen in "Death to the Queen."
* PresidentEvil: Colonel Montoya,
" Krane and his gang later attempt this on Montoya and his convoy in "The Hanged Man", but Grisham throws himself atop the evil governor and ultimate political power in fuse at the province.last second.


* CoolMask: Tessa wears a very elegant black lace mask (even if it is a DominoMask) made from her mother's favorite shawl.

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* CoolMask: Tessa wears a very elegant black lace mask (even if it is otherwise a DominoMask) made from her mother's favorite shawl.


* CoolMask: Tessa wears a very elegant black lace mask made from her mother's favourite shawl.

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* CoolMask: Tessa wears a very elegant black lace mask (even if it is a DominoMask) made from her mother's favourite favorite shawl.



* DominoMask: Tessa's mask is made from her mother's favorite lace shawl. Bit it still qualifies as {{cool|mask}}.

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* CoolMask: Tessa wears a very elegant black lace mask made from her mother's favourite shawl.


* ActionGirl: Tessa. In her alter ego as the Queen of Swords, she is swashbuckling swordswoman.

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* ActionGirl: Tessa. In her alter ego as the Queen of Swords, she is swashbuckling swordswoman.a DashingHispanic.



* CoolMask: Tessa's mask is made from her mother's favourite lace shawl.



%%* DashingHispanic



%%* DistaffCounterpart: Of {{Franchise/Zorro}}.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: If the setting and description doesn't make you immediately think "DistaffCounterpart of Zorro" you probably don't even know who Zorro ''is''.

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%%* DistaffCounterpart: Of {{Franchise/Zorro}}.
* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: If the setting and description doesn't make you immediately think "DistaffCounterpart / GenderFlip of Zorro" Franchise/{{Zorro}}" you probably don't even know who Zorro ''is''.



%%* GenderFlip: Of ''{{Franchise/Zorro}}''.

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%%* GenderFlip: Of ''{{Franchise/Zorro}}''.* DominoMask: Tessa's mask is made from her mother's favorite lace shawl. Bit it still qualifies as {{cool|mask}}.

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