This is discussion archived from a time before the current discussion method was installed.
: The pic is awesome... I just wish I knew who (or what)
it is. >_<
: I think that's Kon, from Bleach
: I think it's Fan Art
i haven't seen anything like that in the manga or anime.
: It is indeed the series Butt-Monkey
Kon, dressed as Badass Blood Knight
Kenpachi Zaraki. And I'm fairly certain Seth
's right that it never actually happened in the series.
: Indeed, but it does get the point across. ^^
Objection to the Harry Potter
example: it seems more like Took a Level in Badass
. —Document N
: Removed this (spoiler tagged to protect the unwary) from the Heroes
Likewise, in Season 3: Villains, some traumatic event about to happen in Claire's present apparently turns her into a black-leather-wearing assassin in the new alternate future.
Because it's a big fat spoiler for Season 3 (which hasn't aired yet).
: Took out the Harry Potter example, as it doesn't fit this trope, but it does fit another one
- An interesting variant appears in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, when Neville Longbottom makes an appearance towards the end of the book - as a battle-scarred, serious-minded, sword-swinging resistance-fighter.