Courtly love vs modern dating
Lady of War: Kar Shekar, vice commander of the Brahmans.Leaning on the Fourth Wall: Tamaki is an Otaku and proposes to his also Otaku girlfriend right before a mission despite both knowing that’s raising a Death Flag.Driven to Suicide: Adelle’s father shoots himself after opening day of Crew Island thanks to the Great Depression robbing him of almost all potential visitors, and having no money left to his name.The Film of the Book: Based on a 1995 novel by Steven Pressfield.
(Syldavia does not seem to have a communist government in its later appearances, though).
Slip into Something More Comfortable: Miss Dupree says this when she invites Mr Elliot over.
Of course the something more comfortable is overalls since she wanted help with painting her walls.
Luckily, the hardcover came with two covers, the other of which (pictured above) was much more respectable.
Cool Old Guy: Abenthy (mentioned to be pushing sixty) speaks the titular name of the wind on his very first appearance, and he’s the one who first teaches Kvothe about sympathy.