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* MushroomSamba: According to her diary, Azra ends up going on one after her fifth boot of Slak's "boot wine" during the celebrations after slaying the super-sheep. Her diary the next morning consists of many, ''many'' reiterations of the word "NEVER" concluding with "AGAIN!"


* LightIsNotGood: [[spoilers:Ezti-Tenoch]] appears in the form of a man of glowing golden light, but is anything ''but'' good.

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* LightIsNotGood: [[spoilers:Ezti-Tenoch]] [[spoiler:Ezti-Tenoch]] appears in the form of a man of glowing golden light, but is anything ''but'' good.


* ArmorPiercingAttack: Knights specialise in these, being able to ignore or even break the defences of armoured enemies. Ranger's can also gain a passive armour penetration chance on all their attacks.



** He's also named all his abs. And his glutes.



* JackOfAllStats: Berserkers. Effectively a basic class for the players to take advantage of. High attack speed and evasion, decent regeneration and the ability to hit multiple enemies allows easy denial in a single path without taking significant hassle pick off enemies at a long distance.

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* JackOfAllStats: Berserkers. Effectively a basic class for the players to take advantage of. High attack speed and evasion, decent regeneration and the ability to hit multiple enemies allows easy denial in a single path without taking significant hassle pick off enemies at a long distance. No ranged abilities, though, and no utility other than a chance to inflict Bleed.



* LightIsNotGood: [[spoilers:Ezti-Tenoch]] appears in the form of a man of glowing golden light, but is anything ''but'' good.



* MagikarpPower: Rangers. They start off picking targets one-by-one with a unique medium ranged basic attack that deals a few hits short than a berserker. Later levels allows rangers to group together in a single pack that can shower enemies endlessly at a safe distance with litlle help from other classes.

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* MagikarpPower: Rangers. They start off picking targets one-by-one with a unique medium ranged basic attack that deals a few hits short than a berserker. Later levels allows rangers to group together in a single pack that can shower enemies endlessly at a safe distance with litlle little help from other classes.


* BadassPrincess: Wrenna is the sole surviving heir of the Quaid imperial family, and a powerful fighter and ice mage.



* ShipperOnDeck: On the final page of the final entry in the journal, which is obtained by beating the NewGamePlus then going back into the game (and might require getting the GoldenEnding to boot), and is an epilogue written months after the events of the game, it is revealed that [[spoiler:Slak thinks Azra wants Markos]].
** BrickJoke: ...and that [[spoiler:Azra kept the soup ladle, that useful instrument for interrupting Slak when he is being annoying.]]

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* ShipperOnDeck: On the final page of the final entry in the journal, which is obtained by beating the NewGamePlus then going back into the game (and might require getting the GoldenEnding to boot), and is an epilogue written months after the events of the game, it is revealed that [[spoiler:Slak thinks Azra wants Markos]].
** BrickJoke: ...and that
Markos]]. [[BrickJoke Also that]] [[spoiler:Azra kept the soup ladle, that useful instrument for interrupting Slak when he is being annoying.]]


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* SoleSurvivor: Wrenna is the sole surviving heir of the Quaid imperial family, and a powerful fighter and ice mage.


--->'''Wrenna:''' ''(on Niru)'' Many have thought they were wise enough to fool the powers of darkness. Do not let hubris lead you to deception.\\

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--->'''Wrenna:''' ''(on Niru)'' Niru, the dragon)'' Many have thought they were wise enough to fool the powers of darkness. Do not let hubris lead you to deception.\\


* {{Pun}}: The [[spoiler:Right Hand of Etzli-Tenoch]] (which is [[spoiler:[[VisualPun a literal hand]]]]) includes in its flavor text: [[spoiler:"On closer inspection, it seems to be a ''left'' hand. How sinister."]][[labelnote:*]]'sinister' means both 'evil' and 'left'[[/labelnote]]

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* {{Pun}}: {{Pun}}
** This absolute groaner in Chapter IV:
--->'''Wrenna:''' ''(on Niru)'' Many have thought they were wise enough to fool the powers of darkness. Do not let hubris lead you to deception.\\
'''Azra:''' Of course, Wrenna. I realize we're... playing with fire.\\
'''Wrenna:''' ''[[FacePalm *facepalm*]]'' That's not... even... ugh.\\
'''Azra:''' Come on, it's hilarious.\\
'''Wrenna:''' ...My mind hurts.
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The [[spoiler:Right Right Hand of Etzli-Tenoch]] Etzli-Tenoch (which is [[spoiler:[[VisualPun a literal hand]]]]) includes in its flavor text: [[spoiler:"On closer inspection, it seems to be a ''left'' hand. How sinister."]][[labelnote:*]]'sinister' means both 'evil' and 'left'[[/labelnote]]

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* TestosteronePoisoning: Slak's whole persona. Two lines from the script file convey this succinctly:
-->'''Slak:''' HAHAHA! I AM THE SEXY GOD OF VIOLENCE! LOOK ON MY RIPPLING ABS, YE MIGHTY, AND DESPAIR!


* ForWantOfANail: Wrenna wants to exact her [[InsistentTerminology justice]] on the person responsible for [[spoiler:unleashing the Plague that vanquished her empire. It's easy to say,]] [[spoiler:she [[GoldenEnding didn't get what she want]].]]


* AxCrazy: Downplayed with Wrenna. She has an excessive propensity to cheerfully discuss her personal acts of homicide, but is otherwise really just another young woman with deep personal troubles.



** Ending A, "The Way Out" leaves [[spoiler:Eztli-Tenoch effectively sealed for good]], but [[spoiler:most of Azra's companions are also dead, along with the last of the Quaid. Azra herself is probably scarred for life.]]

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** Ending A, "The Way Out" leaves [[spoiler:Eztli-Tenoch effectively sealed for good]], but [[spoiler:most of Azra's companions are also dead, along with all the inhabitants of the Pit and the last of the Quaid. Azra herself is probably scarred for life.]]



* GuideDangIt: The Strange Monument is positively notorious in the community. Not only are the puzzle solutions hidden in extremely obscure ways, so is the existence of the puzzles themselves.

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* GuideDangIt: The Strange Monument is positively notorious in the community. Not only are the puzzle solutions hidden in extremely obscure ways, so is the existence ''existence'' of the puzzles themselves.



* [[DiscOneFinalBoss Decoy Antagonist]]: Ozimal, very obviously. TheManBehindTheMan cements this fact when he [[spoiler:transforms Ozimal into a Revenant and sends him on a suicide charge]].



* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler: In the GoldenEnding, Eztli-Tenoch is struck down by Zelemir, who vanishes afterwards.]]

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* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler: In the GoldenEnding, Eztli-Tenoch [[spoiler:Eztli-Tenoch's ultimate defeat is struck down brought about by Zelemir, Zelemir and/or Bakal, who vanishes afterwards.vanish/die as a direct result.]]



** there's also equipping the Book of Daring and/or Book of Silence obtained from the last bonus missions which prevent you from re-summoning defeated/recalled units and prevent you from casting spells respectively.

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** there's There's also equipping the Book of Daring and/or Book of Silence obtained from the last bonus missions which prevent you from re-summoning defeated/recalled units and prevent you from casting spells respectively.



** In the NewGamePlus, Azra throw this to [[spoiler:Ketta for refusing to help her rescue what said to be children that remained in the coliseum prison, simply being a feud between Ketta's tribe and her rivals.]]

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** In the NewGamePlus, Azra throw this to [[spoiler:Ketta calls out [[spoiler:Ketta]] for refusing to help her rescue what said to be [[spoiler:showing no interest in rescuing some children that remained still trapped in the coliseum prison, simply being Ozimal's dungeon, only wanting to pursue a blood feud between Ketta's tribe and her rivals.against a member of the rival tribe.]]



* ZombieApocalypse: [[spoiler:The plague caused this for the Quaid empire.]]

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* ZombieApocalypse: [[spoiler:The The plague caused this for the Quaid empire.]][[spoiler:Quaid Empire]] and threatens to do the same to the kingdom of Ash.


* {{Pun}}: The [[spoiler:Right Hand of Etzli-Tenoch]] (which is a [[spoiler:[[VisualPun a literal right hand]]]]) includes in its flavor text: [[spoiler:"On closer inspection, it seems to be a ''left'' hand. How sinister."]][[labelnote:*]]'sinister' means both 'evil' and 'left'[[/labelnote]]

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* {{Pun}}: The [[spoiler:Right Hand of Etzli-Tenoch]] (which is a [[spoiler:[[VisualPun a literal right hand]]]]) includes in its flavor text: [[spoiler:"On closer inspection, it seems to be a ''left'' hand. How sinister."]][[labelnote:*]]'sinister' means both 'evil' and 'left'[[/labelnote]]


** Ending A,

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** Ending A, "The Way Out" leaves [[spoiler:Eztli-Tenoch effectively sealed for good]], but [[spoiler:most of Azra's companions are also dead, along with the last of the Quaid. Azra herself is probably scarred for life.]]
-->'''Wrenna:''' [[spoiler:Someday, you will learn that it is better to die with your comrades than to live forever, alone. May the lesson be bitter.]]
* GuideDangIt: The Strange Monument is positively notorious in the community. Not only are the puzzle solutions hidden in extremely obscure ways, so is the existence of the puzzles themselves.


* AffablyEvil: The warrior princess of Quaid, Wrenna, full stop.



* BadassPrincess: Wrenna is the sole surviving heir of the Quaid imperial family, and a powerful fighter and ice mage.



* BittersweetEnding: Ending C, "A Painful End", is ''very'' bittersweet. [[spoiler:Eztli-Tenoch is still alive, Bakal and Markos are dead, and many of the Pit inhabitants die or go hungry.]] On the bright side, [[spoiler:some people ''did'' survive, and Eztli-Tenoch has been permanently sealed, meaning the events of the story will never happen again]].

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* BittersweetEnding: BittersweetEnding
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Ending C, "A Painful End", is ''very'' bittersweet. [[spoiler:Eztli-Tenoch is still alive, Bakal and Markos are dead, and many of the Pit inhabitants die or go hungry.]] On the bright side, [[spoiler:some people ''did'' survive, and Eztli-Tenoch has been permanently sealed, meaning the events of the story will never happen again]].again]].
** Ending A,



* CantKillYouStillNeedYou: Wrenna has a large grudge on [[spoiler:Bakal for helping Zelemir retrieve the artifact that destroyed the Quaid empire, but reasonably allowed it to let it pass her and decided to throw her hatred to Zelemir instead.]]
* ChangedMyMindKid: [[spoiler:Ketta if Azra chose to fight through the cultists whilst ignoring Zelemir's advice.]]

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* CantKillYouStillNeedYou: Wrenna has a large grudge on [[spoiler:Bakal for helping Zelemir retrieve the artifact that destroyed the Quaid empire, but reasonably allowed it to let it pass her and decided to throw her hatred to Zelemir instead.]]
* ChangedMyMindKid: [[spoiler:Ketta [[spoiler:Ketta, if Azra chose chooses to fight through the cultists whilst ignoring try and stop Zelemir's advice.]]plot]] at the end.



* TheEmpire: The Empire of Quaid, that Wrenna screams about, was this [[spoiler:until it got wiped out by Zelemir and the plague.]]

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* TheEmpire: The Empire of Quaid, that Wrenna screams about, was this [[spoiler:until it got wiped out by Zelemir and the plague.]]



* TheMagicGoesAway: [[spoiler:The source of everyone's supernatural powers was Eztli-Tenoch, so when he dies, everyone reverts back to normal.]]

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* TheMagicGoesAway: [[spoiler:The The source of everyone's supernatural powers was Eztli-Tenoch, [[spoiler:Eztli-Tenoch, so when he dies, everyone reverts back to normal.]]



* MeaningfulName: "Zelemir" is Old Slavic and can read as either [[spoiler:"Desire for Peace"]] or [[spoiler:"Desire for the World"]].



* PlayingWithFire: Wrenna's [[InformedAbility skillset was said to be this]], until her recovery insisted to using ice instead.



* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: Wrenna and the entire Quaid empire, [[spoiler:until the latter was plagued outright.]]

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* ProudWarriorRaceGuy: Wrenna and the entire Quaid empire, [[spoiler:until the latter was plagued outright.]]Empire is destroyed by the plague]].
* {{Pun}}: The [[spoiler:Right Hand of Etzli-Tenoch]] (which is a [[spoiler:[[VisualPun a literal right hand]]]]) includes in its flavor text: [[spoiler:"On closer inspection, it seems to be a ''left'' hand. How sinister."]][[labelnote:*]]'sinister' means both 'evil' and 'left'[[/labelnote]]


* ClingyJealousGirl: [[spoiler:Ketta, of all people, is in love with Slak due to his proud machismo and BloodKnight tendencies. She thinks Slak has a thing with Azra, just of the bat of buying [[{{Envy}} Envi]].]]

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* ClingyJealousGirl: [[spoiler:Ketta, [[spoiler:Ketta]], of all people, is in love with Slak [[spoiler:Slak due to his proud machismo and BloodKnight tendencies. She thinks Slak has a thing with Azra, just She]] gets jealous of the bat of buying [[{{Envy}} Envi]].]][[spoiler:Evni]], a ''sword''.



** [[spoiler:Eztli-Tenoch is a straighter example.]]

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** [[spoiler:Eztli-Tenoch [[spoiler:Eztli-Tenoch]] is a straighter example.]]



** RichesToRags: [[spoiler:Turns out, Slak used to be in fine royalty which includes his librarian-like education that rivals Azra, but finds [[GildedCage the sport of riches to be very boring]] and decides to ruin his own life then turn it into a bloodbath adventure just for the fun of it.]]



* GuideDangIt: The Strange Monument is positively notorious in the community. Not only are the puzzle solutions hidden in extremely obscure ways, so is the existence of the puzzles themselves.



** [[spoiler:Eztli-Tenoch. He may not be entirely off the mark, though...]]
* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: [[spoiler:Wrenna, the Mad Empress of the Quaid ruins, in the GoldenEnding.]]

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** [[spoiler:Eztli-Tenoch. ]] He may not be entirely off the mark, though...]]
* GodSaveUsFromTheQueen: [[spoiler:Wrenna, the Mad Empress of the Quaid ruins, in the GoldenEnding.]]



* ICallItVera: Slak is ''really'' fond of Evni, to the point of treating "her" like a real person.



* RichesToRags: Turns out, [[spoiler:Slak used to be in fine royalty which includes his librarian-like education that rivals Azra, but finds [[GildedCage the sport of riches to be very boring]] and decides to ruin his own life then turn it into a bloodbath adventure just for the fun of it.]]



* ShipTease: [[spoiler:Slak and Ketta, if buying [[MeaningfulName Envi]] beforehand was enough to expose it]].

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* ShipTease: [[spoiler:Slak and Ketta, if buying [[MeaningfulName Envi]] Evni beforehand was enough to expose it]].


* BishonenLine: [[spoiler:At the start of the battle, Eztli-Tenoch looks like a golden man with a blue cape. As Azra boosts her power, Eztli-Tenoch gradually becomes more monstrous... until Azra boosts herself to the max and Eztli-Tenoch is revealed to be a nude old man with very long hair and beard.]]

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* BishonenLine: [[spoiler:At the start of the battle, Eztli-Tenoch looks like a golden man with a blue cape. As Azra boosts her power, Eztli-Tenoch gradually becomes more monstrous...monstrous, growing more limbs and resembling human less and less... until Azra boosts herself to the max and Eztli-Tenoch is revealed to be a nude old man with very long hair and beard.]]

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* BishonenLine: [[spoiler:At the start of the battle, Eztli-Tenoch looks like a golden man with a blue cape. As Azra boosts her power, Eztli-Tenoch gradually becomes more monstrous... until Azra boosts herself to the max and Eztli-Tenoch is revealed to be a nude old man with very long hair and beard.]]

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