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* UnseenNoMore: Annie's DisappearedDad, whose fraught relationship with her and with his childhood acquaintances among the teachers is a major ongoing plot element, abruptly shows up with a teaching position in Chapter 51. Annie is [[https://www.gunnerkrigg.com/?p=1487 just as stunned]] as everyone else.


** How does Loup get rid of Jones, who is totally indestructible and super strong to a ridiculous degree? [[Spoiler:Just throw her into orbit, where her strength is useless to help her get back.]]

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** How does Loup get rid of Jones, who is totally indestructible and super strong to a ridiculous degree? [[Spoiler:Just [[spoiler:Just throw her into orbit, where her strength is useless to help her get back.]]

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** How does Loup get rid of Jones, who is totally indestructible and super strong to a ridiculous degree? [[Spoiler:Just throw her into orbit, where her strength is useless to help her get back.]]

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* LameLastWords: The Realm of the Dead records the final statements of the newly deceased, which Annie and Kat use to investigate the Court Founders. One's is an eloquent statement about his hopes for the future. The other's...
-->'''Steadman's recording:''' I really wish I hadn't tripped over that damned dog.
-->'''Annie and Kat:''' Huh.

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Has a [[https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/killer-robot-games/legendary-showdown-machines-and-magic tabletop card game crossover]] with ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''.


* MistakenForRomance: In ''Annie in the Forest Part 2'', one of the Anwyn asks Annie if she has "a love back home". Annie answers 'Kat', which they take at first to mean a boy she likes.

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* MistakenForRomance: In ''Annie in the Forest Part 2'', one of the Anwyn elves asks Annie if she has "a love back home". Annie answers 'Kat', which they take at first to mean a boy she likes.


--> '''[[spoiler: Jeanne]]:''' You come here to mock me with this gleaming heart of yours. Coddled child of that damned place. This luxury afforded by my death... it should be mine to take.

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--> '''[[spoiler: -->'''[[spoiler: Jeanne]]:''' You And you, coddled child of that damned place, you come here to mock me with this gleaming heart of yours. Coddled child of that damned place. This luxury luxury, afforded by my death... it should be mine to take.


* DownerEnding: Of "Red's Friend Gets A Name Too I Suppose" [[spoiler: and Annie's friendship with Red and Ayilu. While she never raises her voice to Annie, Red is so upset that Annie almost got Ayilu killed that she tells her to never speak to her or Ayilu ever again.]] End of chapter.

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* DownerEnding: Of "Red's Friend Gets A Name Too I Suppose" [[spoiler: and Annie's friendship with Red and Ayilu. While she never raises her voice to Annie, Red is so upset that Annie almost got Ayilu killed that she tells her to never speak to her or Ayilu ever again.]] again]]. End of chapter.



* FriendVersusLover: Antimony, Kat, Alistair. [[spoiler:It shows up again when Annie runs off after seeing Kat and Paz together. Annie later explains that while she is genuinely happy for them, she's also afraid that she'll be left by the wayside.]] It ''might'' also show up for [[spoiler: Zimmy, Gamma, and Jack, as Jack can now communicate to Gamma in Zimmy's world and Zimmy is fearful of both losing even a bit of Gamma's affections (they know Jack has a girlfriend) and accidentally hurting Jack again. Reinforced by a treatise which shows a [[LoveTriangle triangle]] with the letters Zeta (Zimmy), Gamma, and Iota (I substitutes for J in Latin as anyone who's seen ''Indiana Jones'' knows).]]

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* FriendVersusLover: Antimony, Kat, Alistair. [[spoiler:It shows up again when Annie runs off after seeing Kat and Paz together. Annie later explains that while she is genuinely happy for them, she's also afraid that she'll be left by the wayside.]] wayside]]. It ''might'' also show up for [[spoiler: Zimmy, Gamma, and Jack, as Jack can now communicate to Gamma in Zimmy's world and Zimmy is fearful of both losing even a bit of Gamma's affections (they know Jack has a girlfriend) and accidentally hurting Jack again. Reinforced by a treatise which shows a [[LoveTriangle triangle]] with the letters Zeta (Zimmy), Gamma, and Iota (I substitutes for J in Latin as anyone who's seen ''Indiana Jones'' knows).]]



* PoweredByAForsakenChild: The chasm dividing the Court from the forest is guarded, on the Court's side, by a [[WomanInWhite ghostly woman]], who Annie learns early on is BarredFromTheAfterlife for initially unknown reasons. In chapter 25, it's revealed that she [[spoiler:was a founding member of the Court, who the other founders sacrificed in some sort of ritual after she [[TriangRelations spurned one of them]] for an [[StarCrossedLovers elf from the forest]].]] It gets worse in chapter 30, when a flashback explains the details of her death: [[spoiler:she was sent down into the chasm, forced to watch her lover get shot, then was left to die of starvation and exposure. The DespairEventHorizon she crossed is the source of her power, and the reason why she can't leave.]]

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* PoweredByAForsakenChild: The chasm dividing the Court from the forest is guarded, on the Court's side, by a [[WomanInWhite ghostly woman]], who Annie learns early on is BarredFromTheAfterlife for initially unknown reasons. In chapter 25, it's revealed that she [[spoiler:was a founding member of the Court, who the other founders sacrificed in some sort of ritual after she [[TriangRelations spurned one of them]] for an [[StarCrossedLovers elf from the forest]].]] forest]]]]. It gets worse in chapter 30, when a flashback explains the details of her death: [[spoiler:she was sent down into the chasm, forced to watch her lover get shot, then was left to die of starvation and exposure. The DespairEventHorizon she crossed is the source of her power, and the reason why she can't leave.]]



* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Red gives a light, if devastating, one to Annie in Chapter 61, following the events of the previous chapter, pointing out her selfish actions nearly getting [[spoiler: both her friend and Smitty killed, and how she essentially coerced Red's friend down there by promising her a name, something important to faeries, but almost entirely inconsequential to humans.]] She ends it by saying that Annie should never try to talk to them again.

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* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: Red gives a light, if devastating, one to Annie in Chapter 61, following the events of the previous chapter, pointing out her selfish actions nearly getting [[spoiler: both her friend and Smitty killed, and how she essentially coerced Red's friend down there by promising her a name, something important to faeries, but almost entirely inconsequential to humans.]] humans]]. She ends it by saying that Annie should never try to talk to them again.



** Another one with Annie on the receiving end, from Red this time, after her [[spoiler:plan to free Jeanne's spirit from the binding keeping her in the Annan Gorge nearly gets Ayilu and Smitty killed, puts Parley in real danger.]] It starts on [[http://gunnerkrigg.com/?p=1801 page 11]] of Chapter 61. It goes on for four or five pages.

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** Another one with Annie on the receiving end, from Red this time, after her [[spoiler:plan to free Jeanne's spirit from the binding keeping her in the Annan Gorge nearly gets Ayilu and Smitty killed, killed and puts Parley in real danger.]] danger]]. It starts on [[http://gunnerkrigg.com/?p=1801 page 11]] of Chapter 61. It goes on for four or five pages.

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* PrecisionFStrike: In chapter 72, when Annie finds out that she's been inside an illusion, [[https://www.gunnerkrigg.com/?p=2200 she curses]], something she'd never been shown doing before.

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* SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay: William wants to know whether Annie is real. She gives him a look, then points at Janet, [[https://www.gunnerkrigg.com/?p=2096 demonstrating her knowledge]] of their SecretRelationship.


* MistakenForRomance: In ''Annie and the Forest Part 2'', one of the Anwyn asks Annie if she has "a love back home". Annie answers 'Kat', which they take at first to mean a boy she likes.

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* MistakenForRomance: In ''Annie and in the Forest Part 2'', one of the Anwyn asks Annie if she has "a love back home". Annie answers 'Kat', which they take at first to mean a boy she likes.

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* MistakenForRomance: In ''Annie and the Forest Part 2'', one of the Anwyn asks Annie if she has "a love back home". Annie answers 'Kat', which they take at first to mean a boy she likes.


Antimony Carver begins classes at the eponymous [[CampbellCountry U.K.]] BoardingSchool, and soon notices that [[CityOfAdventure strange events are happening]]: a [[LivingShadow shadow creature]] follows her around; [[InstantAIJustAddWater a robot calls her "Mummy"]]; a [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Rogat Orjak]] smashes in the dormitory roof; odd birds, ticking like clockwork, [[MysteriousWatcher stand guard]] in out-of-the-way places. Stranger still, in the middle of all this, Annie remains [[EmotionlessGirl calm and polite to a fault]].

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Antimony Carver begins classes at the eponymous [[CampbellCountry U.K.]] BoardingSchool, and soon notices that [[CityOfAdventure strange events are happening]]: a [[LivingShadow shadow creature]] follows her around; [[InstantAIJustAddWater a robot calls her "Mummy"]]; a [[OurDragonsAreDifferent Rogat Orjak]] smashes in the dormitory roof; odd birds, ticking like clockwork, [[MysteriousWatcher stand guard]] in out-of-the-way places. Stranger still, in the middle of all this, Annie remains [[EmotionlessGirl calm and polite to a fault]].



Kat soon gets roped into Annie's investigations of the Court's mysteries, but every answer they receive [[KudzuPlot raises more questions]]: about [[ExtranormalInstitute the school]], about [[CreepyChild their fellow students]], about [[TheLostWoods the woods just across the river]], and about [[MysteriousParent their own parents]]. Soon, they start stumbling on creatures and intricate symbols from [[AllMythsAreTrue all possible mythologies]] -- as well as plain old chemistry -- topped off by the Oasisamerican [[TheTrickster trickster god Coyote]], who has his own designs for Antimony and the school premises. Throughout all this, Annie and Kat uncover the story of a truly frightening ghost woman, whose portrait is worshiped by Gunnerkrigg's crew of golem robots and who seems to be the key to some of the school's greatest mysteries.

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Kat soon gets roped into Annie's investigations of the Court's mysteries, but every answer they receive [[KudzuPlot raises more questions]]: about [[ExtranormalInstitute the school]], about [[CreepyChild their fellow students]], about [[TheLostWoods the woods just across the river]], and about [[MysteriousParent their own parents]]. Soon, they start stumbling on creatures and intricate symbols from [[AllMythsAreTrue all possible mythologies]] -- as mythologies]]--as well as plain old chemistry -- topped chemistry--topped off by the Oasisamerican [[TheTrickster trickster god Coyote]], who has his own designs for Antimony and the school premises. Throughout all this, Annie and Kat uncover the story of a truly frightening ghost woman, whose portrait is worshiped by Gunnerkrigg's crew of golem robots and who seems to be the key to some of the school's greatest mysteries.

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