February 18th, 2021

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Thursday Tropes: Week 6

In my defense, I spent 8 hours in the ER with the lady I care for, then when I got home, I got about 6 or 7 hours of sleep, before doing my online class. Then I had to return phone calls and play phone tag...and yeah. Just now sitting down to catch up on LJ!

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This time around...A. FULL. YEAR. OF. TROPES!

Some Thursdays will have 2 tropes, some will have 3, but I think the majority will have 1 that's really popular.

Descriptions will be pulled from TV Tropes and a link provided if you want more information.

The rules? They're simple. Write at least 250 words or create 2 icons/1 banner. Anything from suggestive to outright porn is allowed.

This week, there is 1 trope!

Inheritance Murder: Sometimes, the prospect of legally inheriting something can prompt the heir to speed up the process by way of murder.

Often, the heirs are just impatient for wealth or power - they want it now, not eventually, and see no reason to wait. Other times, they're worried that an inheritance which they're currently in line for will be changed to leave them nothing - if they don't inherit quickly, it might be too late.

Typically, inheriting will require a will, so tropes relating to that are often in play. A variant is for the murderer to be not the beneficiary of inheritance but the person who'd administer it, which may let them get their hands on it just as well. Another variant, especially in more modern works, is for the murderer to be after not an inheritance but an insurance payout, a different way to benefit from offing your nearest and dearest.

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Word of the Day 02/18/21 Irenic

Irenic (adjective)
irenic or ei·ren·ic [ ahy-ren-ik, ahy-ree-nik ]


adjective
1. tending to promote peace or reconciliation; peaceful or conciliatory.

Also i·ren·i·cal .

OTHER WORDS FROM IRENIC
i·ren·i·cal·ly, adverb
non·i·ren·ic, adjective
non·i·ren·i·cal, adjective
un·i·ren·ic, adjective

WORDS RELATED TO IRENIC
amiable, amicable, calm, complacent, conciliatory, gentle, mild, neighborly, nonviolent, pacific, pacifist, pacifistic, peaceful, placid, quiet, restful, still, tranquil, pacificatory

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1860–65; < Greek eirēnikós, equivalent to eirḗn(ē) peace + -ikos-ic

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

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i swear i thought my daily count was today not yesterday, but i have no concept of time so yeah. plus, y'all have already seen how my week's been going *handwaves towards previous posts*.  i hope all of you affected are staying warm and safe while the rest of us are thankful for the lack of snow and ice.