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Take a bunch of faceted hotties of both sexes, all of different ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation as mains along with colourful side characters, add some thorough historical research on pirates and 17th century society in Europe, romance, comedy, many many tropes ([[Administrivia/TropesAreTools all very sensibly used]]), some Disney-flavoured art, blend them together and get ready to happily feast your eyes, mind and soul on ''The Pirate Balthasar'', a HistoricalFiction treat. [[http://sjawards11.smackjeeves.com/comics/1281162/best-romance-winner/ It has also won the 2011 Best Romance SmackJeeves Award too.]]

The plot of ''The Pirate Balthasar'' is as follows: Wilson Kane wins a fortune and his future bride at a game of dice from the former pirate Balthasar. When he decides to go and get the girl, he does it the pirate way. [[AbductionIsLove By kidnapping her]]. Not only does he find out that she is more than a pirate could ever want from a wife... but that she has four identical sisters as well! This discovery hits him when his men, who were supposed to help him out, each kidnaps a different girl... and none of them gets the right one! But Wilson Kane wants the girl he had met and no one else! Luckily for him it will be the girl herself to solve his problem and put an end to his dilemma... a solution that will eventually fling her into a new way of life, aboard the Alidivento, across the Mediterranean sea!

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Take a bunch of faceted hotties of both sexes, all of different ethnicity, religion religion, and sexual orientation as mains along with colourful side characters, add some thorough historical research on pirates and 17th century society in Europe, romance, comedy, many many tropes ([[Administrivia/TropesAreTools all very sensibly used]]), some Disney-flavoured art, blend them together and get ready to happily feast your eyes, mind and soul on ''The Pirate Balthasar'', a HistoricalFiction treat. [[http://sjawards11.smackjeeves.com/comics/1281162/best-romance-winner/ It has also won the 2011 Best Romance SmackJeeves Award too.]]

The plot of ''The Pirate Balthasar'' is as follows: Wilson Kane wins a fortune and his future bride at a game of dice from the former pirate Balthasar. When he decides to go and get the girl, he does it the pirate way. way: [[AbductionIsLove By by kidnapping her]]. Not only does he find out that she is more than a pirate could ever want from a wife... but that she has four identical sisters as well! This discovery hits him when his men, who were supposed to help him out, each kidnaps a different girl... and none of them gets the right one! But Wilson Kane wants the girl he had met and no one else! Luckily for him him, it will be the girl herself to solve his problem and put an end to his dilemma... a solution that will eventually fling her into a new way of life, aboard the Alidivento, across the Mediterranean sea!



* AndNowYouMustMarryMe: In conjunction with GoldDigger, ArrangedMarriage and MarryForLove. All both played straight and subverted.

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* AndNowYouMustMarryMe: In conjunction with GoldDigger, ArrangedMarriage ArrangedMarriage, and MarryForLove. All both played straight and subverted.



* BattleCouple: [[spoiler:Kane and Castalia]] with much sword DualWielding .

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* BattleCouple: [[spoiler:Kane and Castalia]] with much sword DualWielding .DualWielding.



* MentorArchetype : Kane's [[spoiler:grandpa and ThePatriarch]], Kane and Westley themselves to some of the younger characters.

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* MentorArchetype : MentorArchetype: Kane's [[spoiler:grandpa and ThePatriarch]], Kane and Westley themselves to some of the younger characters.



* PrinceCharming: Martin Steeves. The man is KnightInShiningArmour material . He's also developing quite a spectacular case of TheDulcineaEffect for [[spoiler:Pea]].

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* PrinceCharming: Martin Steeves. The man is KnightInShiningArmour material .material. He's also developing quite a spectacular case of TheDulcineaEffect for [[spoiler:Pea]].



* RealMenWearPink: In more than one aspects!

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* RealMenWearPink: In more than one aspects!aspect!



* SexIsInteresting: Especially when used for characters development.

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* SexIsInteresting: Especially when used for characters character development.



* TheHerosJourney: So far it fits comedy, quest, voyage and return. And a good number of ProppsFunctionsOfFolktales.
* TheLadysFavour: Both played straight, subverted and gender-switched. Aaaahh, that leather glove, for instance...

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* TheHerosJourney: So far it fits comedy, quest, voyage voyage, and return. And a good number of ProppsFunctionsOfFolktales.
* TheLadysFavour: Both played straight, subverted subverted, and gender-switched. Aaaahh, that leather glove, for instance...


* {{Adorkable}}: Basically ''every'' character at one point or another.


Take a bunch of faceted hotties of both sexes, all of different ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation as mains along with colourful side characters, add some thorough historical research on pirates and 17th century society in Europe, romance, comedy, many many tropes ([[TropesAreNotBad all very sensibly used]]), some Disney-flavoured art, blend them together and get ready to happily feast your eyes, mind and soul on ''The Pirate Balthasar'', a HistoricalFiction treat. [[http://sjawards11.smackjeeves.com/comics/1281162/best-romance-winner/ It has also won the 2011 Best Romance SmackJeeves Award too.]]

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Take a bunch of faceted hotties of both sexes, all of different ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation as mains along with colourful side characters, add some thorough historical research on pirates and 17th century society in Europe, romance, comedy, many many tropes ([[TropesAreNotBad ([[Administrivia/TropesAreTools all very sensibly used]]), some Disney-flavoured art, blend them together and get ready to happily feast your eyes, mind and soul on ''The Pirate Balthasar'', a HistoricalFiction treat. [[http://sjawards11.smackjeeves.com/comics/1281162/best-romance-winner/ It has also won the 2011 Best Romance SmackJeeves Award too.]]


* TheWomenAreSafeWithUs: [[spoiler:and also single young boys. See RapeIsLove above]]. And this leaves good ground for some healthy ArentYouGoingToRavishMe...

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* TheWomenAreSafeWithUs: [[spoiler:and also single young boys. See RapeIsLove above]].boys]]. And this leaves good ground for some healthy ArentYouGoingToRavishMe...


* RapeIsLove: Hell no. Subverted in a memorable MomentOfAwesome involving [[spoiler:Josh and Pifo]] and GroinAttack .


* AManIsNotAVirgin: Both played straight and subverted.


Take a bunch of faceted hotties of both sexes, all of different ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation as mains along with colourful side characters, add some thorough historical research on pirates and XVII Century society in Europe, romance, comedy, many many tropes ([[TropesAreNotBad All very sensibly used]]), some Disney-flavoured art, blend them together and get ready to happily feast your eyes, mind and soul on The Pirate Balthasar, a HistoricalFiction treat. [[http://sjawards11.smackjeeves.com/comics/1281162/best-romance-winner/ It has also won the 2011 Best Romance SmackJeeves Award too.]]

The plot of ''The Pirate Balthasar'' is as follows: Wilson Kane wins a fortune and his future bride at a game of dice from the former pirate Balthasar. When he decides to go and get the girl, he does it the pirate way. [[AbductionIsLove By kidnapping her]]. Not only does he find out that she is more than a pirate could ever want from a wife... but that she has four identical sisters as well! This discovery hits him when his men, who were supposed to help him out, each kidnaps a different girl... and none of them gets the right one! But Wilson Kane wants the girl he had met and no one else! Luckily for him it will be the girl herself to solve his problem and put an end to his dilemma... . a solution that will eventually fling her into a new way of life, aboard the Alidivento, across the Mediterranean sea!

The webcomic is available both in English and in Italian at the sites listed [[http://www.thepiratebalthasar.com/p/comic.html on the related author's blog section]]. Lots of BonusMaterial there too.

!Tropes

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Take a bunch of faceted hotties of both sexes, all of different ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation as mains along with colourful side characters, add some thorough historical research on pirates and XVII Century 17th century society in Europe, romance, comedy, many many tropes ([[TropesAreNotBad All all very sensibly used]]), some Disney-flavoured art, blend them together and get ready to happily feast your eyes, mind and soul on The ''The Pirate Balthasar, Balthasar'', a HistoricalFiction treat. [[http://sjawards11.smackjeeves.com/comics/1281162/best-romance-winner/ It has also won the 2011 Best Romance SmackJeeves Award too.]]

The plot of ''The Pirate Balthasar'' is as follows: Wilson Kane wins a fortune and his future bride at a game of dice from the former pirate Balthasar. When he decides to go and get the girl, he does it the pirate way. [[AbductionIsLove By kidnapping her]]. Not only does he find out that she is more than a pirate could ever want from a wife... but that she has four identical sisters as well! This discovery hits him when his men, who were supposed to help him out, each kidnaps a different girl... and none of them gets the right one! But Wilson Kane wants the girl he had met and no one else! Luckily for him it will be the girl herself to solve his problem and put an end to his dilemma... . a solution that will eventually fling her into a new way of life, aboard the Alidivento, across the Mediterranean sea!

The webcomic is available both in English and in Italian at the sites listed [[http://www.thepiratebalthasar.com/p/comic.com/2016/05/blog-post.html on the related author's blog section]]. blog]]. Lots of BonusMaterial there too.

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* AFatherToHisMen: Wilson Kane, although a pretty mercurial one. Uh, he's pretty mercurial, period. And there is also the 'Mommy'[[spoiler:Westley]].

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* AFatherToHisMen: Wilson Kane, although a pretty mercurial one. Uh, he's pretty mercurial, period. And there is also the 'Mommy'[[spoiler:Westley]].'Mommy' [[spoiler:Westley]].



* AntiHero: With possibly sprinkles of LoveableRogue

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* AntiHero: With possibly sprinkles of LoveableRogueLoveableRogue.



* BigEater : Cassandra/Kes especially. [[spoiler:But both her sisters and cousin can hold their ground here, really]].
* BiggerIsBetter: sometimes overlapping with GagPenis and lampshaded for good measure.
* BlueBlood : [[spoiler: Kane]] is a duke.
* BokeAndTsukkomiRoutine : Cat and Foxy mostly, occasionally the other characters.

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* BigEater : BigEater: Cassandra/Kes especially. [[spoiler:But both her sisters and cousin can hold their ground here, really]].
* BiggerIsBetter: sometimes Sometimes overlapping with GagPenis and lampshaded for good measure.
* BlueBlood : BlueBlood: [[spoiler: Kane]] is a duke.
* BokeAndTsukkomiRoutine : BokeAndTsukkomiRoutine: Cat and Foxy mostly, occasionally the other characters.



* ChekhovsGun : Quite a lot, from actual objects to bits of dialogue. Re-reading fuel, ahoy!
* ComingOfAgeStory: Not to mention a ComingOutStory

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* ChekhovsGun : ChekhovsGun: Quite a lot, from actual objects to bits of dialogue. Re-reading fuel, ahoy!
* ComingOfAgeStory: Not to mention a ComingOutStoryComingOutStory.



* DudeLooksLikeALady : Foxy. In spite of his more than respectable toned body, his face is just sooooo cute that it [[spoiler: earned him the female shortname ''Sally'' (from Solomon) when he was a child which also lead to him avoiding smiling for years.]]
* DoubleEntendre: from veggies to literary quotes, have a party!
* EthicalSlut: and adorable.
* FauxYay: (particularly in its subtrobpe form GayBravado) two of the characters, and they do it very good naturedly too. Bow to the masters!
* FiveManBand : and five-woman band.
** DeadpanSnarker: Wilson Kane and Westley. Both are also *TheSmartGuy and * DesignatedParents of the crew.
** GeniusBruiser : Wilson Kane. Also * CulturedBadass and possibly a bit of * WarriorPoet. [[spoiler:Castalia under his training seems to be going here as well]]
** BadassBookworm : [[spoiler:Callista and Pifo]]
* FourTemperamentEnsemble : but reverted to become useful within the contest of the story.
* GoodFlawsBadFlaws: one the the strongest point in this comic probably. Those good flaws, let me count the ways.
* HappinessInSlavery: happily played with.
* HiddenDepths : uhm... every character basically?
* HospitalHottie: Westley [[spoiler:and Lio ]]
* IDidntMeanToTurnYouOn : [[spoiler:Pifo, you * GuyMagnet]]

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* DudeLooksLikeALady : DudeLooksLikeALady: Foxy. In spite of his more than respectable toned body, his face is just sooooo cute that it [[spoiler: earned him the female shortname ''Sally'' (from Solomon) when he was a child which also lead to him avoiding smiling for years.]]
* DoubleEntendre: from From veggies to literary quotes, have a party!
* EthicalSlut: and And adorable.
* FauxYay: (particularly in its subtrobpe subtrope form GayBravado) two Two of the characters, and they do it very good naturedly good-naturedly too. Bow to the masters!
* FiveManBand : and FiveManBand: And five-woman band.
** DeadpanSnarker: Wilson Kane and Westley. Both are also *TheSmartGuy TheSmartGuy and * DesignatedParents of the crew.
** GeniusBruiser : GeniusBruiser: Wilson Kane. Also * CulturedBadass and possibly a bit of * WarriorPoet. [[spoiler:Castalia under his training seems to be going here as well]]
** BadassBookworm : BadassBookworm: [[spoiler:Callista and Pifo]]
* FourTemperamentEnsemble : but FourTemperamentEnsemble: But reverted to become useful within the contest of the story.
* GoodFlawsBadFlaws: one One the the strongest point in this comic probably. Those good flaws, let me count the ways.
* HappinessInSlavery: happily Happily played with.
* HiddenDepths : uhm...HiddenDepths: Uhm... every character basically?
* HospitalHottie: Westley [[spoiler:and Lio ]]
Lio]].
* IDidntMeanToTurnYouOn : IDidntMeanToTurnYouOn: [[spoiler:Pifo, you * GuyMagnet]]GuyMagnet]].



* IWasQuiteALooker: arguably the aunties trio.
* KissKissSlap. And * SlapSlapKiss. And * ShutUpKiss. * AlmostKiss too. Popcorns, anyone?
* MagneticHero: the titular character(s). And quite * TheDeterminator as well .
* MediumAwareness , often as
** InteractiveNarrator, preferably of the * LemonyNarrator variety .
* MementoMacguffin : played both in serous and comedic moments. [[spoiler:Kane's ''main gauche'' to Castalia, Westley's braid for... Pifo, Kane's scar]]In some cases it overlaps with * OrphansPlotTrinket [[spoiler:a certain family ring...]] .
* MenAreUncultured: both subverted and played straight. Ditto on women.
* MentorArchetype : Kane's [[spoiler:grandpa and *ThePatriarch]], Kane and Westley themselves to some of the younger characters.
* NoPeriodsPeriod: subverted.

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* IWasQuiteALooker: arguably Arguably the aunties trio.
* KissKissSlap. KissKissSlap: And * SlapSlapKiss. And * ShutUpKiss. * AlmostKiss too. Popcorns, Popcorn, anyone?
* MagneticHero: the The titular character(s). And quite * TheDeterminator as well .
well.
* MediumAwareness , often as
MediumAwareness: Often as...
** InteractiveNarrator, preferably specifically of the * LemonyNarrator variety .
variety.
* MementoMacguffin : played MementoMacguffin: Played both in serous serious and comedic moments. [[spoiler:Kane's ''main gauche'' to Castalia, Westley's braid for... Pifo, Kane's scar]]In scar]] In some cases it overlaps with * OrphansPlotTrinket [[spoiler:a certain family ring...]] .
]].
* MenAreUncultured: both Both subverted and played straight. Ditto on women.
* MentorArchetype : Kane's [[spoiler:grandpa and *ThePatriarch]], ThePatriarch]], Kane and Westley themselves to some of the younger characters.
* NoPeriodsPeriod: subverted.Subverted.



* PirateParrot: [[spoiler:not really a parrot...]] but definitely pirate pet.
* PrinceCharming : Martin Steeves. The man is *KnightInShiningArmour material . He's also developing quite a spectacular case of * TheDulcineaEffect for [[spoiler:Pea]].
** OfficerAndAGentleman : literally.
** FriendlyEnemy in regards to Kane and his crew.
* RealMenWearPink : in more than one aspects!
* RapeIsLove: hell no. Subverted in a memorable * MomentOfAwesome involving [[spoiler:Josh and Pifo]] and * GroinAttack .
* RousingSpeech : when Kane goes all out... oooh boy. The guy knows his stuff. Westley can do it on occasions, as long as it's related to the *PowerOfLove for his lady fair.
* SafeSaneAndConsensual: no means no and yes means... oh yes! . Occasionally - and humorously - reaching * RightThroughTheWall levels.
* SexIsInteresting: especially when used for characters development.
* ShirtlessScene: bless period fashion, part II.
* StayInTheKitchen: never tell this to Castalia if you value your well-being. [[spoiler:especially if your name is Josh Habel]].
* TheHerosJourney: so far it fits comedy, quest, voyage and return. And a good number of * ProppsFunctionsOfFolktales .
* TheLadysFavour : both played straight, subverted and gender-switched. Aaaahh, that leather glove, for instance...
* ToiletHumour: the good kind of!
* TricksterArchetype : Pifo... and Wilson Kane. Cassandra.
* WeaknessTurnsHerOn : [[spoiler:Lio likes'em cute and submissive. She's the one to lead her love game, yo!]]
* WeddingsForEveryone: played with.
* TheWomenAreSafeWithUs : [[spoiler:and also single young boys. See * RapeIsLove above]]. And this leaves good ground for some healthy * ArentYouGoingToRavishMe ...

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* PirateParrot: [[spoiler:not [[spoiler:Not really a parrot...]] but definitely pirate pet.
* PrinceCharming : PrinceCharming: Martin Steeves. The man is *KnightInShiningArmour KnightInShiningArmour material . He's also developing quite a spectacular case of * TheDulcineaEffect for [[spoiler:Pea]].
** OfficerAndAGentleman : literally.
OfficerAndAGentleman: Literally.
** FriendlyEnemy in In regards to Kane and his crew.
* RealMenWearPink : in RealMenWearPink: In more than one aspects!
* RapeIsLove: hell Hell no. Subverted in a memorable * MomentOfAwesome involving [[spoiler:Josh and Pifo]] and * GroinAttack .
* RousingSpeech : when RousingSpeech: When Kane goes all out... oooh boy. The guy knows his stuff. Westley can do it on occasions, as long as it's related to the *PowerOfLove PowerOfLove for his lady fair.
* SafeSaneAndConsensual: no No means no and yes means... oh yes! . yes! Occasionally - -- and humorously - -- reaching * RightThroughTheWall levels.
* SexIsInteresting: especially Especially when used for characters development.
* ShirtlessScene: bless Bless period fashion, part II.
* StayInTheKitchen: never Never tell this to Castalia if you value your well-being. [[spoiler:especially if your name is Josh Habel]].
* TheHerosJourney: so So far it fits comedy, quest, voyage and return. And a good number of ProppsFunctionsOfFolktales.
* ProppsFunctionsOfFolktales .
* TheLadysFavour : both
TheLadysFavour: Both played straight, subverted and gender-switched. Aaaahh, that leather glove, for instance...
* ToiletHumour: the The good kind of!
kind!
* TricksterArchetype : TricksterArchetype: Pifo... and Wilson Kane. Cassandra.
* WeaknessTurnsHerOn : WeaknessTurnsHerOn: [[spoiler:Lio likes'em likes 'em cute and submissive. She's the one to lead her love game, yo!]]
* WeddingsForEveryone: played Played with.
* TheWomenAreSafeWithUs : TheWomenAreSafeWithUs: [[spoiler:and also single young boys. See * RapeIsLove above]]. And this leaves good ground for some healthy * ArentYouGoingToRavishMe ...healthy ArentYouGoingToRavishMe...


* TheHerosJourney and *TheSevenBasicPlots : so far it fits comedy, quest, voyage and return. And a good number of * ProppsFunctionsOfFolktales .

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* TheHerosJourney and *TheSevenBasicPlots : TheHerosJourney: so far it fits comedy, quest, voyage and return. And a good number of * ProppsFunctionsOfFolktales .


The plot of ThePirateBalthasar is as follows: Wilson Kane wins a fortune and his future bride at a game of dice from the former pirate Balthasar. When he decides to go and get the girl, he does it the pirate way. [[AbductionIsLove By kidnapping her]]. Not only does he find out that she is more than a pirate could ever want from a wife... but that she has four identical sisters as well! This discovery hits him when his men, who were supposed to help him out, each kidnaps a different girl... and none of them gets the right one! But Wilson Kane wants the girl he had met and no one else! Luckily for him it will be the girl herself to solve his problem and put an end to his dilemma... . a solution that will eventually fling her into a new way of life, aboard the Alidivento, across the Mediterranean sea!

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The plot of ThePirateBalthasar ''The Pirate Balthasar'' is as follows: Wilson Kane wins a fortune and his future bride at a game of dice from the former pirate Balthasar. When he decides to go and get the girl, he does it the pirate way. [[AbductionIsLove By kidnapping her]]. Not only does he find out that she is more than a pirate could ever want from a wife... but that she has four identical sisters as well! This discovery hits him when his men, who were supposed to help him out, each kidnaps a different girl... and none of them gets the right one! But Wilson Kane wants the girl he had met and no one else! Luckily for him it will be the girl herself to solve his problem and put an end to his dilemma... . a solution that will eventually fling her into a new way of life, aboard the Alidivento, across the Mediterranean sea!



* GilbertAndSullivan: right in the first comic page .


* BadassLonghair : Oooh yes. Blessed RapunzelHair period fashion.


* HotChickWithASword: (and more than one sword at that).


* PrincessCurls : [[spoiler:Cassiopea]].

Added DiffLines:

Take a bunch of faceted hotties of both sexes, all of different ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation as mains along with colourful side characters, add some thorough historical research on pirates and XVII Century society in Europe, romance, comedy, many many tropes ([[TropesAreNotBad All very sensibly used]]), some Disney-flavoured art, blend them together and get ready to happily feast your eyes, mind and soul on The Pirate Balthasar, a HistoricalFiction treat. [[http://sjawards11.smackjeeves.com/comics/1281162/best-romance-winner/ It has also won the 2011 Best Romance SmackJeeves Award too.]]

The plot of ThePirateBalthasar is as follows: Wilson Kane wins a fortune and his future bride at a game of dice from the former pirate Balthasar. When he decides to go and get the girl, he does it the pirate way. [[AbductionIsLove By kidnapping her]]. Not only does he find out that she is more than a pirate could ever want from a wife... but that she has four identical sisters as well! This discovery hits him when his men, who were supposed to help him out, each kidnaps a different girl... and none of them gets the right one! But Wilson Kane wants the girl he had met and no one else! Luckily for him it will be the girl herself to solve his problem and put an end to his dilemma... . a solution that will eventually fling her into a new way of life, aboard the Alidivento, across the Mediterranean sea!

The webcomic is available both in English and in Italian at the sites listed [[http://www.thepiratebalthasar.com/p/comic.html on the related author's blog section]]. Lots of BonusMaterial there too.

!Tropes
* ActionGirl: Castalia Papadopulos, the heroine and aspiring PirateGirl.
* HotChickWithASword: (and more than one sword at that).
* {{Adorkable}}: Basically ''every'' character at one point or another.
* AFatherToHisMen: Wilson Kane, although a pretty mercurial one. Uh, he's pretty mercurial, period. And there is also the 'Mommy'[[spoiler:Westley]].
* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: Both played straight ''and'' subverted.
* AManIsNotAVirgin: Both played straight and subverted.
* AndNowYouMustMarryMe: In conjunction with GoldDigger, ArrangedMarriage and MarryForLove. All both played straight and subverted.
* AntiHero: With possibly sprinkles of LoveableRogue
* BadassLonghair : Oooh yes. Blessed RapunzelHair period fashion.
* BarBrawl: The fateful meeting in the tavern.
* BattleCouple: [[spoiler:Kane and Castalia]] with much sword DualWielding .
* BigEater : Cassandra/Kes especially. [[spoiler:But both her sisters and cousin can hold their ground here, really]].
* BiggerIsBetter: sometimes overlapping with GagPenis and lampshaded for good measure.
* BlueBlood : [[spoiler: Kane]] is a duke.
* BokeAndTsukkomiRoutine : Cat and Foxy mostly, occasionally the other characters.
* BreakTheCutie: [[spoiler:childhood and relatives' fate of some of the characters. Namely Kane's, Cat's, Westley's.]]
* Casual Kink: See SafeSaneAndConsensual.
* ChekhovsGun : Quite a lot, from actual objects to bits of dialogue. Re-reading fuel, ahoy!
* ComingOfAgeStory: Not to mention a ComingOutStory
* DeconReconSwitch: This comic is the embodiment of it.
* DudeLooksLikeALady : Foxy. In spite of his more than respectable toned body, his face is just sooooo cute that it [[spoiler: earned him the female shortname ''Sally'' (from Solomon) when he was a child which also lead to him avoiding smiling for years.]]
* DoubleEntendre: from veggies to literary quotes, have a party!
* EthicalSlut: and adorable.
* FauxYay: (particularly in its subtrobpe form GayBravado) two of the characters, and they do it very good naturedly too. Bow to the masters!
* FiveManBand : and five-woman band.
** DeadpanSnarker: Wilson Kane and Westley. Both are also *TheSmartGuy and * DesignatedParents of the crew.
** GeniusBruiser : Wilson Kane. Also * CulturedBadass and possibly a bit of * WarriorPoet. [[spoiler:Castalia under his training seems to be going here as well]]
** BadassBookworm : [[spoiler:Callista and Pifo]]
* FourTemperamentEnsemble : but reverted to become useful within the contest of the story.
* GilbertAndSullivan: right in the first comic page .
* GoodFlawsBadFlaws: one the the strongest point in this comic probably. Those good flaws, let me count the ways.
* HappinessInSlavery: happily played with.
* HiddenDepths : uhm... every character basically?
* HospitalHottie: Westley [[spoiler:and Lio ]]
* IDidntMeanToTurnYouOn : [[spoiler:Pifo, you * GuyMagnet]]
* IUhYouToo: [[spoiler:Cat. My goodness, Cat!]]
* IWasQuiteALooker: arguably the aunties trio.
* KissKissSlap. And * SlapSlapKiss. And * ShutUpKiss. * AlmostKiss too. Popcorns, anyone?
* MagneticHero: the titular character(s). And quite * TheDeterminator as well .
* MediumAwareness , often as
** InteractiveNarrator, preferably of the * LemonyNarrator variety .
* MementoMacguffin : played both in serous and comedic moments. [[spoiler:Kane's ''main gauche'' to Castalia, Westley's braid for... Pifo, Kane's scar]]In some cases it overlaps with * OrphansPlotTrinket [[spoiler:a certain family ring...]] .
* MenAreUncultured: both subverted and played straight. Ditto on women.
* MentorArchetype : Kane's [[spoiler:grandpa and *ThePatriarch]], Kane and Westley themselves to some of the younger characters.
* NoPeriodsPeriod: subverted.
* {{Pirate}}: Of course. Type 2 to be precise.
* PirateParrot: [[spoiler:not really a parrot...]] but definitely pirate pet.
* PrinceCharming : Martin Steeves. The man is *KnightInShiningArmour material . He's also developing quite a spectacular case of * TheDulcineaEffect for [[spoiler:Pea]].
** OfficerAndAGentleman : literally.
** FriendlyEnemy in regards to Kane and his crew.
* PrincessCurls : [[spoiler:Cassiopea]].
* RealMenWearPink : in more than one aspects!
* RapeIsLove: hell no. Subverted in a memorable * MomentOfAwesome involving [[spoiler:Josh and Pifo]] and * GroinAttack .
* RousingSpeech : when Kane goes all out... oooh boy. The guy knows his stuff. Westley can do it on occasions, as long as it's related to the *PowerOfLove for his lady fair.
* SafeSaneAndConsensual: no means no and yes means... oh yes! . Occasionally - and humorously - reaching * RightThroughTheWall levels.
* SexIsInteresting: especially when used for characters development.
* ShirtlessScene: bless period fashion, part II.
* StayInTheKitchen: never tell this to Castalia if you value your well-being. [[spoiler:especially if your name is Josh Habel]].
* TheHerosJourney and *TheSevenBasicPlots : so far it fits comedy, quest, voyage and return. And a good number of * ProppsFunctionsOfFolktales .
* TheLadysFavour : both played straight, subverted and gender-switched. Aaaahh, that leather glove, for instance...
* ToiletHumour: the good kind of!
* TricksterArchetype : Pifo... and Wilson Kane. Cassandra.
* WeaknessTurnsHerOn : [[spoiler:Lio likes'em cute and submissive. She's the one to lead her love game, yo!]]
* WeddingsForEveryone: played with.
* TheWomenAreSafeWithUs : [[spoiler:and also single young boys. See * RapeIsLove above]]. And this leaves good ground for some healthy * ArentYouGoingToRavishMe ...
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