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* EarlyBirdCameo: Two statues in the Library of Seen resemble Koark and Gerráh, major characters from the prequel ''Webcomic/OrderOfTales''.



* EyepatchOfPower: The mercenary Golgo wears an eyepatch whenever he sends his cybernetic eyeball out to spy. Eventually that eye gets damaged beyond repair, so Golgo wears that eyepatch permanently.
* EyeSpy: Golgo has a [[ElectronicEyes cybernetic eye]] which can detach and fly around to spy on others. It can't transmit what it sees; instead it records video to play back to Golgo when it returns.



%% * AGodAmI: Spatch, though in his case it's more A ChosenOne Am I.

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%% * AGodAmI: Spatch, though in When T-O-E and Calabash name Spatch as the Fulfiller, Spatch gets it into his case it's more A ChosenOne Am I.head that he's divine and therefore infallible. He uses this to justify his self-aggrandizing tyranny, and transforms Sunk into a theocratic empire. And he convinces the kingdom that his son, Spatch II, is equally divine--ensuring his fundamentalist madness continues after his death.



* HorseOfADifferentColor: The Frog-men use giant lizards, and Maquěn has a horse-like creature that's able to contract its entire body into its cubical head.

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* HorseOfADifferentColor: The Frog-men use giant lizards, and Maquěn Maquín has a horse-like creature that's able to contract its entire body into its cubical head.



%% * MessianicArchetype: The Fulfiller of Ridrom's prophecy.

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%% * MessianicArchetype: The Fulfiller of Fulfiller. According to Ridrom's prophecy.prophecy, this person will bring the Avatar of Mind back to the world, restoring the balance--but they must die in the process.



* PinballProtagonist: Rice Boy, per WordOfGod ( http://riceboycomic.tumblr.com/ ).

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* PinballProtagonist: Rice Boy, per Boy spends most of his quest just doing what other people ask him to do, in many cases literally falling or bouncing to his next quest objective like a real pinball. WordOfGod ( http://riceboycomic.confirms that this was intentional:
-->'''[[https://riceboycomic.
tumblr.com/ ).com/post/120611002950/i-think-i-would-design-rice-boys-home-differently Evan Dahm:]]''' Thatís sort of a categorical issue in this type of story, writ a little larger: the stereotypical hero of a heroís journey is calculatedly boring and neutral, in a way that clashes with modern notions of storytelling and character development. Rice Boy is basically nothing but that neutrality extended as far as possible.



* PoisonedWeapons: T-O-E's knife. [[spoiler: It backfires on him, though it is implied that it was intended to end his own life.]]

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* PoisonedWeapons: T-O-E's knife. [[spoiler: It backfires on him, though knife, which is coated with a poison powerful enough even to kill immortals. [[spoiler:Golgo winds up snatching it is implied during their fight and stabbing T-O-E with it. T-O-E later admits that it was intended he'd been intending to end his own life.life with that knife for some time.]]



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Gortch, the late father of [[VillainWithGoodPublicity King Spatch]].

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Gortch, the late father of [[VillainWithGoodPublicity King Spatch]]. His leadership strengthened ties between the kingdom of Sunk and all its neighbors, turning his kingdom into a prosperous, cosmopolitan one.



* SupportingLeader: T-O-E. regards himself as TheChooserOfTheOne, a mentor and helper in general to the real hero, the Fulfiller. [[spoiler: Or so he thinks.]]

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* SuicideByCop: Calabash despairs of the search for the Fulfiller and just quits searching--knowing full well that his employer will kill him for that.
* SupportingLeader: T-O-E. T-O-E regards himself as TheChooserOfTheOne, a mentor and helper in general to the real hero, the Fulfiller. [[spoiler: Or so he thinks.]]



* WhiteGloves: T-O-E. wears them. Also wears a BadassLongcoat in a world where most inhabitants either don't wear anything at all or fantasy garb (in ''Order of Tales'').

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* WhiteGloves: T-O-E. T-O-E wears them. Also wears a BadassLongcoat in a world where most inhabitants either don't wear anything at all or fantasy garb (in ''Order of Tales'').Here, they're straight-up Mickey Mouse gloves; later comics like ''Webcomic/OrderOfTales'' would depict them as more realistic leather gloves.


* BadassAdorable: Admit it, Rice Boy's like [[LordofTheRings Frodo]], sweet-natured, cute, huggable and brave. Also Gerund.

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* BadassAdorable: Admit it, Rice Boy's like [[LordofTheRings [[Literature/TheLordofTheRings Frodo]], sweet-natured, cute, huggable and brave. Also Gerund.


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->''I'm just Rice Boy. I don't know what I'm supposed to do. All I can do is grow plants and watch sunsets and listen to stories.''

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->''I'm
->''"I'm
just Rice Boy. I don't know what I'm supposed to do. All I can do is grow plants and watch sunsets and listen to stories.''
"''


%% * {{Badass}}: T.O.E and Golgo.


* NeverGetsDrunk: Calabash and T.O.E. drink vodka and whiskey as if it was water.

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* NeverGetsDrunk: Calabash and T.O.E. T-O-E drink vodka and whiskey as if it was water.water.
* NonHumanHead: T-O-E is a humanoid robot with a circular screen for a head; it tends to show scenes from films and cartoons from the 1920s to the 1940s.


** Although, it should be remembered that Golgo [[spoiler: (aka Angel-Eye) used to be a searcher like T.O.E and Calabash. He's been around thousands of years, so she may not be his biological his sister.]]

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** Although, it should be remembered that Golgo [[spoiler: (aka Angel-Eye) used to be a searcher like T.O.E and Calabash. He's been around thousands of years, so she may not be his biological his sister.]]


** Although Golgo, [[spoiler: aka Angel-Eye, is a searcher like T.O.E and Calabash. He's been around thousands of years. She isn't really his sister.]]

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** Although Golgo, Although, it should be remembered that Golgo [[spoiler: aka Angel-Eye, is (aka Angel-Eye) used to be a searcher like T.O.E and Calabash. He's been around thousands of years. She isn't really years, so she may not be his biological his sister.]]



* EldritchAbomination: Father Dimmon, former ruler of the Lonely Land whose hands are nailed to the ground.

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* EldritchAbomination: Father Dimmon, former ruler of the Lonely Land Land, whose hands are nailed to the ground.


* PinballProtagonist: Rice Boy, per WordOfGod (http://riceboycomic.tumblr.com/).

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* PinballProtagonist: Rice Boy, per WordOfGod (http://riceboycomic.( http://riceboycomic.tumblr.com/).com/ ).


The only problem is Rice Boy says he can't do it.

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The only problem is Rice Boy [[RefusalOfTheCall says he can't do it.
it]].



* BigEater: Gerund can't stop himself from eating all the supplies Rice Boy brought with him for his journey.

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* BigEater: Gerund can't stop himself from eating all the supplies Rice Boy brought with him for his journey. He's frequently seen eating (even in saddest moments) or seeking food.



%% * MouseWorld: The Trill-Folk.
* NeverGetsDrunk: Calabash and T.O.E. drink vodka as if it was water.

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%% * MouseWorld: The Trill-Folk.
Trill are tiny - several characters keep colonies of them in glass flasks. Populous colonies with proper economy, far as we can tell.
* NeverGetsDrunk: Calabash and T.O.E. drink vodka and whiskey as if it was water.



%% * PinballProtagonist: Rice Boy.

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%% * PinballProtagonist: Rice Boy.Boy, per WordOfGod (http://riceboycomic.tumblr.com/).
* PlanetOfHats: All the Trill wear hats that represent their jobs (juice-maker has a bottle, a farmer - pitchfork and so on). They're very confused by the Rice Boy wearing no hat at all.


%% * BeneathTheEarth: The Kingdom of Seen.
%% * BigBad: King Spatch.
%% * BigGood: T.O.E.
%% * BigEater: Gerund.

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%% * BeneathTheEarth: The Kingdom of Seen.
%% * BigBad: King Spatch.
%% * BigGood: T.O.E.
%%
Seen, well hidden beneath the ground, is a gateway between Overside and Underside, so can be considered a double example. Also, a HiddenElfVillage - if you get in there, they might never let you out.
* BigEater: Gerund.Gerund can't stop himself from eating all the supplies Rice Boy brought with him for his journey.



%% * CartoonCreature: Almost everybody on Overside.



* FantasticDrug: The Black Drink or Black Spirit. The nice [[WhoWantsToLiveForever (?)]] thing about it is that it makes you immortal (and, apparently, tastes good), but is horribly addictive. As you DescentIntoAddiction, you will be more [[DrunkOnTheDarkSide and more ruthless, amoral and generally evil]].



* FlatWorld: The Overside and Underside. This story takes place mostly in the former.

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* FlatWorld: The There are Overside and Underside. This story takes place mostly in the former.



%% * GoodAllAlong: [[spoiler: The Bleach Beast]].
%% * GoodEyesEvilEyes: Golgo's robotic eye.
%% * HeroicSacrifice [[spoiler:Parod.]]

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%% * GoodAllAlong: [[spoiler: The Bleach Beast]].
%%
Beast, another TheChooserOfTheOne, only for a different duty - it doesn't eat people, as Gerund's folk believes]].
* GoodEyesEvilEyes: Golgo's robotic eye.
%% * HeroicSacrifice [[spoiler:Parod.
HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:Parod poses as Rice Boy to buy him time to escape the frog-men who came to kill our small hero.]]



** T.O.E, Calabash, and Golgo, all of them being immortal and relevant in many legends and history books.

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** T.O.E, Calabash, and Golgo, all of them being immortal and relevant travelers who appear in many legends and history books.books of various cultures.



* HorseOfADifferentColor: The Frog-men use giant lizards, and Maquìn has a horse-like creature that's able to contract its entire body into its cubical head.

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* HorseOfADifferentColor: The Frog-men use giant lizards, and Maquìn Maquěn has a horse-like creature that's able to contract its entire body into its cubical head.



* InvisibleAnatomy: Rice Boy picks flowers and makes tea. Somehow.

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* InvisibleAnatomy: Rice Boy picks flowers and makes tea. Somehow. Telekinesis?



* LoadsAndLoadsOfRaces: Races described or at least pictured include the Blackbirds, Dimmons, Fin-Folk, Fluters, Frog-Men, Gaundts, Gorrkans, Hornèds, Ice-Striders, Machine Men, people of Seen, people of Taragi, Rhed, Sahtans, Shade-Kin, Sirpah, Trills, War-Men, and White Formless.
%% * LordErrorProne: Prince Yureg, the Prince of Satuar.
%%% * MagicalLand

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* LoadsAndLoadsOfRaces: Races described or at least pictured include the Blackbirds, Dimmons, Fin-Folk, Fluters, Frog-Men, Gaundts, Gorrkans, Hornèds, Hornčds, Ice-Striders, Machine Men, people of Seen, people of Taragi, Rhed, Sahtans, Shade-Kin, Sirpah, Trills, War-Men, and White Formless.
%% * LordErrorProne: Prince Yureg, the Prince of Satuar.
%%% * MagicalLand
Satuar. His bumbling absentmindedness has to be seen to be believed.



* MissionFromGod: T-O-E and Calabash are following [[spoiler: the Avatar of Time's]] orders. They only continue this mission because if they don't their immortality will be lost.

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* MissionFromGod: T-O-E and Calabash are following the orders of [[spoiler: the Avatar of Time's]] orders. They only continue this mission because if Time]]. If they don't didn't, their [[PurposeDrivenImmortality immortality will would be lost. lost]]. Golgo, who defected, gets around the problem by using the Black Drink.



* NeverGetsDrunk: Calabash and T.O.E. drink vodka as if it was water.



* ProphecyTwist: [[spoiler: T-O-E fulfilled the prophecy in his own way due to it's vague defining. Thus he restores the third Avater after Golgo stabs him on the Iron Tower.]]
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Gortch, the late father of the late [[VillainWithGoodPublicity King Spatch]].
%%% * TheQuest

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* ProphecyTwist: [[spoiler: T-O-E fulfilled the prophecy in his own way due to it's its vague defining.wording. Thus he restores the third Avater after Golgo stabs him on the Iron Tower.]]
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Gortch, the late father of the late [[VillainWithGoodPublicity King Spatch]].
%%% %% * TheQuest



* RedRightHand: Golgo has a robotic eye, which he can send on its own to spy for him.



%% * SacrificialLamb: [[spoiler:Calabash.]]

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%% * SacrificialLamb: [[spoiler:Calabash.]]Calabash is killed by their employer for stopping his search. It fuels T.O.E.'s [[WhoWantsToLiveForever depression]], who nevertheless continues the quest.



%% * ShockAndAwe: T.O.E.

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%% * ShockAndAwe: T.O.E. And only him (and maybe his brothers) - no other Machine Men have this power.



* SmokingIsCool: T-O-E is a chain-smoking robot. Don't ask how it works, but it ''looks'' cool.

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* SmokingIsCool: T-O-E is a chain-smoking robot. Don't ask [[MakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext how it works, works]], but it ''looks'' cool.



%% * SupportingLeader: T-O-E. [[spoiler: Or so he thinks.]]

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%% * SupportingLeader: T-O-E.T-O-E. regards himself as TheChooserOfTheOne, a mentor and helper in general to the real hero, the Fulfiller. [[spoiler: Or so he thinks.]]



* TookALevelInBadass: Rice Boy after [[spoiler: he learns the Trill language]].
* TwistEnding: [[spoiler: T-O-E was the fulfiller.]]

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* TookALevelInBadass: Rice Boy after [[spoiler: he learns the Trill language]].
language]]. He also acts much more self-assured (or desperate).
* TwistEnding: [[spoiler: T-O-E was the fulfiller.]]Fulfiller.]]
* TVHeadRobot: T.O.E. His head shows not-so-random images.



%% * WhiteGloves: T-O-E.
* %% WhoWantsToLiveForever: Calabash, T-O-E.
* WordsCanBreakMyBones : Literally, after [[spoiler:Rice Boy [[TookALevelInBadass learns to speak the Trill language]].]]

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%% * WhiteGloves: T-O-E.
T-O-E. wears them. Also wears a BadassLongcoat in a world where most inhabitants either don't wear anything at all or fantasy garb (in ''Order of Tales'').
* %% WhoWantsToLiveForever: Calabash, T-O-E.
* WordsCanBreakMyBones : Literally, after [[spoiler:Rice Boy [[TookALevelInBadass learns to speak
WordsCanBreakMyBones: [[spoiler: A word uttered in the Trill language]].language can ''literally'' do this.]]

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%% * AGodAmI: Spatch, though in his case it's more A ChosenOne Am I.


* AGodAmI: Spatch, though in his case it's more A ChosenOne Am I.



* AncientKeeper: In the library of the Kingdom of Seen.

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%% * AncientKeeper: In the library of the Kingdom of Seen.



* {{Badass}}: T.O.E and Golgo.

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%% * {{Badass}}: T.O.E and Golgo.



* BadassLongcoat: T-O-E.
* BecauseDestinySaysSo / ChosenOne: Played with. Over the years hundreds of people were declared to be the fulfiller until they finally found the right one. [[spoiler: In the end, both [[http://www.rice-boy.com/see/index.php?c=420 T-O-E and Rice Boy met the requirements to be Fulfiller]], but T-O-E is the one who dies first.]]
* BeneathTheEarth: The Kingdom of Seen.
* BigBad: King Spatch.
* BigGood: T.O.E.
* BigEater: Gerund.

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%% * BadassLongcoat: T-O-E.
* BecauseDestinySaysSo / ChosenOne: BecauseDestinySaysSo: Played with. Over the years hundreds of people were declared to be the fulfiller until they finally found the right one. [[spoiler: In the end, both [[http://www.rice-boy.com/see/index.php?c=420 T-O-E and Rice Boy met the requirements to be Fulfiller]], but T-O-E is the one who dies first.]]
%% * BeneathTheEarth: The Kingdom of Seen.
%% * BigBad: King Spatch.
%% * BigGood: T.O.E.
%% * BigEater: Gerund.



* TheBlank: T.O.E.
* BountyHunter: Golgo.
* BreakTheCutie: Rice Boy. Gerund for some.
* BrotherSisterIncest: [[http://www.rice-boy.com/see/index.php?c=152 As seen here.]]

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%% * TheBlank: T.O.E.
%% * BountyHunter: Golgo.
%% * BreakTheCutie: Rice Boy. Gerund for some.
* BrotherSisterIncest: BrotherSisterIncest:
**
[[http://www.rice-boy.com/see/index.php?c=152 As seen here.]]



* CartoonCreature: Almost everybody on Overside.
* TheChooserOfTheOne: T.O.E.'s role.
* CorruptChurch: The Church of Spatch.

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%% * CartoonCreature: Almost everybody on Overside.
%% * TheChooserOfTheOne: T.O.E.'s role.
%% * CorruptChurch: The Church of Spatch.



* GoodAllAlong: [[spoiler: The Bleach Beast]].
* GoodEyesEvilEyes: Golgo's robotic eye.
* HeroicSacrifice [[spoiler:Parod.]]

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%% * GoodAllAlong: [[spoiler: The Bleach Beast]].
%% * GoodEyesEvilEyes: Golgo's robotic eye.
%% * HeroicSacrifice [[spoiler:Parod.]]



* HeterosexualLifePartners: Rice Boy and Gerund become this.

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%% * HeterosexualLifePartners: Rice Boy and Gerund become this.



* LordErrorProne: Prince Yureg, the Prince of Satuar.

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%% * LordErrorProne: Prince Yureg, the Prince of Satuar.



* MessianicArchetype: The Fulfiller of Ridrom's prophecy.

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%% * MessianicArchetype: The Fulfiller of Ridrom's prophecy.



* MouseWorld: The Trill-Folk.

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%% * MouseWorld: The Trill-Folk.



* PinballProtagonist: Rice Boy.

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%% * PinballProtagonist: Rice Boy.



* ReallySevenHundredYearsOld:

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%% * ReallySevenHundredYearsOld: ReallySevenHundredYearsOld



* SacrificialLamb: [[spoiler:Calabash.]]

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%% * SacrificialLamb: [[spoiler:Calabash.]]



* ShockAndAwe: T.O.E.

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%% * ShockAndAwe: T.O.E.



* TheStoic: T-O-E.
* SupportingLeader: T-O-E. [[spoiler: Or so he thinks.]]

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%% * TheStoic: T-O-E.
%% * SupportingLeader: T-O-E. [[spoiler: Or so he thinks.]]



* [[spoiler: ThereIsAnother]]

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%% * [[spoiler: ThereIsAnother]]ThereIsAnother



* WhiteGloves: T-O-E.
* WhoWantsToLiveForever: Calabash, T-O-E.

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%% * WhiteGloves: T-O-E.
* *%% WhoWantsToLiveForever: Calabash, T-O-E.

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Not to be confused with the straw teenage driver of a RiceBurner.


** Unintentional, at that. Dahm asked his friends what he should name the bounty hunter; they suggested Golgo, after the protagonist of ''{{Golgo 13}}'', and Dahm used it, only learning of the reference later.

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** Unintentional, at that. Dahm asked his friends what he should name the bounty hunter; they suggested Golgo, after the protagonist of ''{{Golgo ''Manga/{{Golgo 13}}'', and Dahm used it, only learning of the reference later.

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