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  • Complete Monster: The young Count Magpyr and his family are this. The old Count, despite everyone insisting, isn't.
  • Fridge Horror: Greebo's ferocity and capacity for destruction have always been played for laughs. He's taken down bears, elks, and (once, by accident) ate a vampire because it was in bat form. However, under normal circumstances, Vampires are extremely hard to kill. Everyone who knows anything about vampires knows that. In this book alone, it takes complete incineration (normal fire, holy water, phoenix flame,) otherwise nothing less than decapitation followed by other traditional methods (such as the classic stake through the heart.) However, Greebo was able to kill a vampyre with simple, offscreen savagery. What the hell did Greebo do to him? And if he could do that to a vampyre, what could he do to a human that pissed him off?
    • Greebo already killed a vampire once in Witches Abroad, though that was played for laughs.
    • Perhaps Greebo doesn't, in fact, 'know anything about vampires'. Being unaware that he can't kill the vampire, he just goes and does it, and the universe can't catch up in time to tell him that it is impossible.
  • Hilarious in Hindsight: Vlad mentions that he can't read Agnes' mind, thus taking a potentially romantic interest in her. Sound familiar?