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Basic Trope: The royal family in a kingdom each have a special power.

  • Straight: Prince Alexander has Super Strength, White Magic, and Ki Manipulation. His father, King Aslan has all those three powers, and Compelling Voice. His younger sister, princess Alice, has Healing Factor, while his brother Prince Abel is a Gravity Master.
  • Exaggerated: Having royal blood, no matter how little, gives one Reality Warper powers.
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  • Downplayed: The royal family are stronger, faster, and more durable than regular people. They can also heal from wounds and sickness faster than normal. However, they otherwise don't exhibit flashy super powers.
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  • Inverted: Strong Empire, Shriveled Emperor
  • Subverted: The royal family are rumored to possess superpowers, but this turns out to be a propaganda spread to discourage rebellion and insurrections.
  • Double Subverted: While the stories about the Royalty Superpowers are grossly exaggerated, the King and his children do possess inhuman strength and dexterity that allows them to easily curb any major threats to their power.
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  • Parodied: The royals constantly use their Reality Warper powers to modify the kingdom, such as building lakes and mountains in the middle of the town square, and demolishing landscapes at will.
  • Zigzagged: King Alsan and Prince Alexander possesses super powers, but not Princess Alice and Prince Abel. Then Princess Alice marries Duke Charles, and their first daughter Satine has powers, but not the second one, Velvet. Prince Abel eventually develops his latent super powers after a Traumatic Super Power Awakening, but he never marries and or have children. Meanwhile, Prince Alex's wife, the commoner Beatrice, gains super powers after marrying into the royal family, but all of their children are powerless.
  • Averted: The royal family are just normal human beings, and are no more or less powerful than their people.
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  • Enforced: The author is a royalist and wants to show that the Royalty is inherently better than their subjects.
  • Lampshaded: "I'd rather take on a whole platoon of soldiers than fight anyone in the royal family."
  • Exploited: Alexander goes on every mission himself and doesn't bring soldiers to avoid the loss of life.
  • Defied: Alexander gives up his powers and distributes them evenly amongst his people.
  • Discussed:
    Danny: "I heard the Prince of Tropestan is able to single-handedly slay a thousand men. That can't be true, right?"
    Eric: "That's nothing. I hear the king is able to vanquish ten-thousand. That's why none of the other kingdoms dare invade the country."
  • Conversed: "Since that guy's the king, I bet he's the most powerful."
  • Deconstructed: An internal dispute between Prince Alex and Prince Abel results in the near-destruction of the kingdom since each of their powers are strong enough to level cities.
  • Reconstructed: After the two princes reconciled, they used their powers to fix everything.
  • Played For Laughs: Alexander's seven-year-old sister, Princess Lillian, constantly beats up the guards when she doesn't get her way.
  • Played For Drama:
    • Alexander's power makes him the one who goes on a heroic quest to save his kingdom.
    • A sneaky advisor is attempting to take the throne from Alexander to steal his power.

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