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** Zelde's (Yes, pronounced like [[TheLegendOfZelda that]]) favorite response is to enthusiastically nod her head and say "Da!"

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** Zelde's (Yes, pronounced like [[TheLegendOfZelda [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZelda that]]) favorite response is to enthusiastically nod her head and say "Da!"


** Unforth, after the Svard War to present as the resident GreaterScopeVillain.

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** Unforth, Unferth, after the Svard War to present as the resident GreaterScopeVillain.


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*CrystalDragonJesus
** Torath is a snake god specifically made a as a joke to invoke this trope

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* BigBad: Many, ''many'' villans, ranging from ArcVillain to GreaterScopeVillain, depending on the arc.
** Initially, Taerbjornsen from the beginning to the Svard War.
** Unforth, after the Svard War to present as the resident GreaterScopeVillain.
** The Thaumati as an ArcVillain during an Underpass arc.


* FatAndSkinny: Alexandr is less fat and more muscular, but Yorrin is definitely skinny.

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* FatAndSkinny: Alexandr Aleksandr is less fat and more muscular, but Yorrin is definitely skinny.


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* KnightInShiningArmor: Aleksandr is one of these, being a literal knight from Rusk. Honor and chivalry are his bread and butter.


* SignatureMove: Leona has one she likes to do called "Playing the Triangle". Lets just say the knees are two of the triangle's points.

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* SignatureMove: Leona has one she likes to do called "Playing the Triangle". [[GroinAttack Lets just say the knees are the bottom two of the triangle's points.points]].


* WizardClassic: The Order of Gnomon are one of the last remaining thaumaturges in the world, and the only one of them we've seen so far, Borthul, fits this trope like a glove.

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* WizardClassic: The Order of Gnomon are one of the last remaining thaumaturges in the world, and the only one ones of them we've seen so far, Borthul, fits Borthul and Theodorus, fit this trope like a glove.


!Welcome aboard, TvTropes!

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!Welcome aboard, TvTropes!Wiki/TVTropes!


* AdmiringTheAbomination:
** Unferth with the Old Ones, ancient Thaumati gods, and, in a way, vice versa.
** A faction of Goblins in the Underpass also worship the Old Ones, as do a Wncari tribe.



* BeingPersonalIsntProfessional: Jaspar, Agrippa, and Taerbjornsen. Though, to be fair, the latter one isn't personal, full stop.



* CatchPhrase:
** "Welcome aboard, _____!" Used whenever the Steelshod recruit a new member.
** Yorrin has "Shut up, Prudence.", though it hasn't been used in a while.
** Zelde's (Yes, pronounced like [[TheLegendOfZelda that]]) favorite response is to enthusiastically nod her head and say "Da!"
** Out of universe, fans of the series on Reddit will comment "Oh no, Unfourth" when a chapter ends on an ominous cliffhanger with an unknown villain.
* CliffHanger: A lot, and I mean a LOT, of Steelshod's chapters end on one, especially nowadays. Examples include:
** "The Siege of Torva is a doozy. But I think Iíll save that for next time."
** "They have come a long way looking for Aleksandr. And they intend to kill him."
** "'''Trespassers''', it says. It is a growl, and a hiss, and a condemnation. '''You have come a long way, just to die.'''"



* TheEmpire: First it was the Svards, now the Ruskans.

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* ElectiveMute:
** Levin
---> Levin is a dour, terse motherfucker. If he says a complete sentence, some serious shit is about to go down.
** Some members of the Knights Serpentes have been known to take vows of silence, though not always keep them.
* TheEmpire: First it was the Svards, then the Ruskans, then the Lorranettes, and now the Ruskans.it's shaping up to be Cassala.


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** Frygia: Africa


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* JackOfAllTrades: Yorrin, the "Black Wizard", has:
** -A number of alchemical pots for any situation, including Thunderbolt, Dragonfire, Eyeburn, and Stone Tar.
** -An elite team of thieves, assassins, and spies called "Shadowsteel".
** -A widespread network of agents that can, among other things, bring him information, spread his rumors, and assassinate his targets.
** -Dueling skill and abilities good enough that he can take on bersarks solo.


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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: Yorrin and the other Steelshod begin to worry when Aleksandr starts going down a dark path on his quest to rescue Alaina.
* OutOfCharacterMoment: See above.


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* SignatureMove: Leona has one she likes to do called "Playing the Triangle". Lets just say the knees are two of the triangle's points.

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* TheEmpire: First it was the Svards, now the Ruskans.

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An index of all posts, including some [[https://www.reddit.com/r/MostlyWrites/comments/6ihbhi/steelshod_table_of_contents_resources/ here]].

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An index of all posts, including some supplemental information, [[https://www.reddit.com/r/MostlyWrites/comments/6ihbhi/steelshod_table_of_contents_resources/ here]].
A work in progress prose version of the saga can be found [[https://www.mostlywrites.com/#/read-steelshod/ here]].


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** Mongols: Targans


** The saga appears to be set in the equivalent of the early middle ages wile still having a very not byzantine-like roman empire-like Cassala.

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** The saga appears to be set in the equivalent of the early middle ages wile while still having a very not byzantine-like roman empire-like Cassala.

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* AnachronismStew:
** The saga appears to be set in the equivalent of the early middle ages wile still having a very not byzantine-like roman empire-like Cassala.
** [[DeathFromAbove Also mortars were invented before trebuchets.]]


* WitchHunt: Headed by Father Seville in Spatalia.

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* WitchHunt: Headed by Father Seville in Spatalia.Spatalia.
* WizardClassic: The Order of Gnomon are one of the last remaining thaumaturges in the world, and the only one of them we've seen so far, Borthul, fits this trope like a glove.

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