- Jerkass Woobie: Aeglyss is one from the start. Wain becomes one after her Mind Rape and Kanin becomes one after her death.
- Moral Event Horizon: Wain's killing of an infant. Aeglyss' mind rape and actual rape of Wain.
- Tear Jerker: Half the series falls under this. Reading it can be exhausting.
- Too Cool to Live: Cannek was awesome, damn it.
- The Woobie: Orisian. He begins as The Un-Favourite to a dying man, and spends the entire series just fading away.
YMMV / The Godless World Trilogy