Questions tagged [a-discovery-of-witches]

For questions about the TV series "A Discovery of Witches" that started in 2018.

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Who, if anyone, was the "witch with the blood of the lion and the wolf"?

Right until the final episode, various characters quote a prophecy that says, more or less, "Beware the witch with the blood of the lion and the wolf, for she will destroy the Children of the ...
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Are all timespinners Weavers?

The two timespinners that we saw in the series are Since the term itself seems to be widely known, we can probably assume that there are other timespinners, and not just those two. Coincidentally (?),...
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What are the characteristics of daemons?

In the series A Discovery of Witches, the three main groups of supernatural creatures are daemons, witches, and vampires. The protagonist and deuteragonist belong to the latter two groups, so they are ...
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Is that really the author sitting in on her character's lecture?

A Discovery of Witches episode 1, Diana Bishop is giving a lecture on the history of science. In the audience, sitting next to Gillian (herself an unlikely person to show up for a lecture on alchemy, ...
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If a timewalker goes to a time before they were born, do they replace someone or do they add a new person to history?

In A Discovery of Witches, some witches have the ability to travel in time. (They're called timewalkers or sometimes time-spinners.) The ability is confusingly described using an analogy to getting ...
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Do vampires age?

In A Discovery of Witches (the TV series based on Deborah Harkness's All Souls trilogy), Ysabeau de Clermont and her servant Marthe both look... grandmotherly, albeit in very different ways. It's ...
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