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** [[spoiler:In the second part of the module, if the Princess romanced Vico, she will eventually become pregnant. Her pregnancy is terminated by the Dhorn, when she's killed by Hyath and then resurrected and given to Arto Benthur as part of his scheme to marry her.]]

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** [[spoiler:In the second part of the module, if the Princess romanced Vico, she will eventually become pregnant. Her pregnancy is terminated by the Dhorn, when she's killed by Hyath and then resurrected and given to Arto Benthur as part of his scheme to marry her. Vico is left enraged and heartbroken, and swears that he will make them pay.]]


* AttemptedRape: If the Princess successfully fends off a would-be rapist, of course.
** During the Golden Chalice quest, if she resists his initial advances, Christiano will try to use his authority as a man of the Church to force himself upon the PC. Luckily, he will give up and leave her alone if she still refuses him.
** Can happen ''twice'' with Jero, a young Dhorn soldier - and both times, amazingly, it's actually ''someone else'' who intervenes. The first time, he will try to blackmail the PC into having sex with him by threatening to arrest her for prostitution, but one of Nathan's enforcers comes to her rescue. The second time, the PC is a prisoner, and if she refuses to willingly have sex with him, he attempts force himself upon her instead, but Simon orders him to back off and leave her alone.



* IronicHell: During "The Golden Chalice" quest, Christiano (who comes off as a massive {{Jerkass}} throughout the entire venture) attempts to force the Princess to have sex with him when the party stops to rest in the tombs. If she kills him herself, or allows Hyath to kill him, Hyath imprisons his soul. [[spoiler: Much later in the story, even if the Princess did not cause Christiano's death, she will meet him again in hell, only to find that he has been imprisoned in the body of a succubus and subjected to endless sexual and physical torture, a fitting punishment for his ill treatment of women in life.]]

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* IronicHell: During "The Golden Chalice" quest, Christiano (who comes off as a massive {{Jerkass}} throughout the entire venture) attempts to force the Princess to have sex with him when the party stops to rest in the tombs. If she kills him herself, or allows Hyath to kill him, Hyath imprisons his soul. [[spoiler: Much later in the story, even if the Princess did not cause Christiano's death, she will meet him again in hell, only to find that he has been imprisoned in the body of a succubus and subjected to endless sexual and physical torture, a fitting punishment for his ill treatment mistreatment of women in life.]]



* NoHonorAmongThieves: At the end of part one, half of the remaining Family members will be all too happy to sell you out to the Dhorn once they learn your true identity, forcing you to slaughter them.



* PriceOnTheirHead: The Dhorn have an extremely hefty one on the PC's head. The promise of the money makes most people who learn of her true identity all too happy to betray her.



** This trope really comes into play in one of the endings, and becomes a major, major TearJerker. [[spoiler:If the PC agrees to marry Arto Benthur, all of the surviving members of the Family will attend the wedding, wearing various disguises - including the PC's love interest, who will just calmly stand by and watch the woman they love get married to a truly horrible, soulless man...]]

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** This trope really comes into play in one of the endings, and becomes a major, major TearJerker. [[spoiler:If the PC agrees to marry Arto Benthur, all of the surviving members of the Family will attend the wedding, wearing various disguises - including the PC's love interest, who will just calmly stand by and watch the woman they love get married to a truly horrible, soulless man...horrible man who has caused everyone no end of grief and misery.]]



* ThereAreNoTherapists: So your whole family and everyone you know have been killed and you were raped by your rescuer on the same day? Well, deal with it, because people are too busy sending you on dangerous thief lessons and missions to care and your rapist is too important for the Family for them to just kick him out for one sexual assault.

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* ThereAreNoTherapists: So your whole family and life has gone up in flames, your kingdom falls into ruin, everyone you know have ever knew and loved has been killed murdered in cold blood, and you were brutally raped by your rescuer on the same day? Well, deal with it, because people are too busy sending you on dangerous thief lessons and missions to care care, and your rapist is too important for the Family for them to just kick him out for one sexual assault.



* UngratefulBastard: Many of the people, whom the Princess aids during the story, show very, ''very'' little gratitude for her help. One such moment that stands out is when she actually brings [[spoiler:Baron Ravenstower]] ''back from the dead'' after he was murdered by his court wizard. This makes the few truly grateful [=NPC=]s you help that more memorable.

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* UngratefulBastard: Many of the people, people whom the Princess aids during the story, story show very, ''very'' little gratitude for her help. One such moment that stands out is when she actually brings [[spoiler:Baron Ravenstower]] ''back from the dead'' after he was murdered by his court wizard. This makes the few truly grateful [=NPC=]s you help that more memorable.

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** The Princess can pursue a relationship with Tony Blake, who seems to be genuinely in love with her, even expressing a desire to marry and start a family with her. [[spoiler:Their romance is cut tragically short when his Sargozian business partners double cross him and murder him in his sleep.]]

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* TarnishingTheirOwnBeauty: The Princess can do this (by wearing beggar clothes or rubbing her face with ashes) in order to be less noticeable by the locale male bystanders (and thus less likely to be molested), which in term of game stats results in a temporary Charisma debuff. One of the lessons during the thief training sessions in the beginning of the story actually requires to do this.


* DeathOfAChild:
** Vico had a young teenage female friend killed by the Dhorn during the raid on Betancuria castle during the Prologue. It led him to try to murder the Betancuria king to avenge her (as the king was already dead, he decided to rape the Princess, instead).
** After the orc attack on Westwood it's possible to see corpses of children throughout the town, alongside those of adults.
** [[spoiler:In the second part of the module, if the Princess romanced Vico, she will eventually become pregnant. Her pregnancy is terminated by the Dhorn, when she's killed by Hyath and then resurrected and given to Arto Benthur as part of his scheme to marry her.]]



* InfantImmortality: This trope is averted in the game due to the following:
** Vico had a young teenage female friend killed by the Dhorn during the raid on Betancuria castle during the Prologue. It led him to try to murder the Betancuria king to avenge her (as the king was already dead, he decided to rape the Princess, instead).
** After the orc attack on Westwood it's possible to see corpses of children throughout the town, alongside those of adults.
** [[spoiler:In the second part of the module, if the Princess romanced Vico, she will eventually become pregnant. Her pregnancy is terminated by the Dhorn, when she's killed by Hyath and then resurrected and given to Arto Benthur as part of his scheme to marry her.]]


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The story starts with a war between the [[TheKingdom Kingdom of Betancuria]] and the [[TheEmpire Dhorn Empire]]. The player character is [[EverythingIsBetterWithPrincesses a Betancurian princess]], and in the opening scene, her [[RulingFamilyMassacre family is slaughtered]], her mother [[DrivenToSuicide commits suicide]], [[RapeAsDrama she herself is raped]], and her kingdom is conquered. The [[FallenPrincess now ex-princess]] is "adopted" by a ThievesGuild, and must now learn the tricks of the rogue trade--from [[ClassyCatBurglar picking locks]] to using [[FemmeFataleSpy her sexuality as a weapon]]--in order to survive. As she works her way up the ranks of the guild and becomes settled in her new life, the Princess soon becomes entangled in a [[MobWar shadow war]] for control over Betancuria's criminal underworld.

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The story starts with a war between the [[TheKingdom Kingdom of Betancuria]] Betancuria and the [[TheEmpire Dhorn Empire]]. The player character is [[EverythingIsBetterWithPrincesses a Betancurian princess]], and in the opening scene, her [[RulingFamilyMassacre family is slaughtered]], her mother [[DrivenToSuicide commits suicide]], [[RapeAsDrama she herself is raped]], and her kingdom is conquered. The [[FallenPrincess now ex-princess]] is "adopted" by a ThievesGuild, and must now learn the tricks of the rogue trade--from [[ClassyCatBurglar picking locks]] to using [[FemmeFataleSpy her sexuality as a weapon]]--in order to survive. As she works her way up the ranks of the guild and becomes settled in her new life, the Princess soon becomes entangled in a [[MobWar shadow war]] for control over Betancuria's criminal underworld.


* RomanceSidequest: There are five possible suitors: Anden, the shy, prudish Ranger; Pia, the playful, bisexual female Bard; Vico, the dark, brooding Blackguard who raped the Princess in the prologue; Bran, the easy-going, flirtatious Barbarian; and the drow Rizzen, the reserved, cunning Rogue/Fighter.

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* RomanceSidequest: There are five possible suitors: Anden, the shy, prudish Ranger; Pia, the playful, bisexual female Bard; Vico, the dark, brooding Blackguard who [[BreadEggsMilkSquick raped the Princess in the prologue; prologue]]; Bran, the easy-going, flirtatious Barbarian; and the drow Rizzen, the reserved, cunning Rogue/Fighter.


* LostForever: There are a ton of situations where your companions can die for good or their recruitment and relationships can be derailed. Not to mention the times when you can lose your equipment, [[spoiler:especially the surprising dispel Hyath casts on it near the end, which may effectively make your best weapons, armor and potions useless, unless you left them in a companion's inventory before accepting the Old Man's deal.]]



* MutuallyExclusivePartyMembers: Sort of, after the splitting of the party in the Underdark. Which romance between Vico or Bran was chosen by the Princess determines which of them will stay for the rest of the journey; the other will leave the party permanently. If she chose Anden, Pia, or no romance at all, both are LostForever as party members. Also, if the Princess romances Vico in the Dwarf settlement, Norah and Bran leave the party because they learned where to find their nemesis at the same time; it is possible to convince them not to leave if Vico left the party after the fight between him and Bran.

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* MutuallyExclusivePartyMembers: Sort of, after the splitting of the party in the Underdark. Which romance between Vico or Bran was chosen by the Princess determines which of them will stay for the rest of the journey; the other will leave the party permanently. If she chose Anden, Pia, or no romance at all, both are LostForever [[PermanentlyMissableContent lost forever]] as party members. Also, if the Princess romances Vico in the Dwarf settlement, Norah and Bran leave the party because they learned where to find their nemesis at the same time; it is possible to convince them not to leave if Vico left the party after the fight between him and Bran.


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* PermanentlyMissableContent: There are a ton of situations where your companions can die for good or their recruitment and relationships can be derailed. Not to mention the times when you can lose your equipment, [[spoiler:especially the surprising dispel Hyath casts on it near the end, which may effectively make your best weapons, armor and potions useless, unless you left them in a companion's inventory before accepting the Old Man's deal.]]

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** There is a reference to an ancient malevolent being, which is behind the Old Man and Hyath. It is only ever called [[Literature/EarthSea the Nameless One]].


* HellholePrison: The Isle of Prisoners. [[spoiler:Most of the second part of the module is about reaching it and then making making members of the Family escape. When there, we discover that it has been build just above a planar anomaly and that anyone who dies there becomes an undead... Every prisoner is executed when they arrive there and any every inmate is a zombie.]]

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* HellholePrison: The Isle of Prisoners. [[spoiler:Most of the second part of the module is about reaching it and then making making helping members of the Family escape. When there, we discover that it has been build built just above a planar anomaly and that anyone who dies there becomes an undead... Every prisoner is executed when they arrive there and any every inmate is a zombie.]]

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* CastFromExperiencePoints: Late in the game, performing a specific, particularly selfless act ([[spoiler:freeing the fallen paladin Luciano from an eternity of enslavement by a powerful demon to give him a chance at redemption]]) costs you one tenth of all of your accumulated XP, potentially bumping you down a level permanently.

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* SecretTestOfThievingSkill: Towards the end of part 1, a Dhorn nobleman looking for a capable burglar for a high-profile heist captures the Princess as she is breaking into his castle and locks her up in a dungeon... [[TheGuardsMustBeCrazy without confiscating any of her tools]]. So, when the Princess makes her way right out of said dungeon, he waits for her just outside with an offer she can't refuse.

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** The astoundingly dysfunctional JerkAss couple Christano and Myra were apparently a homage to a couple the author met in real life.

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* ActionBasedMission: Most of the game emphasizes dialogue and character interactions, but in a few places the player is forced into combat, such as during the finale of the Golden Chalice and Baron of Ravenstower quests, the finale of Part I, and the final leg of the story branch leading up to the GoldenEnding.

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