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Cambdoranononononono: Removing Break the Cutie. Neither character was The Cutie. Also pulling Status Quo Is God. It might apply from a literal application of the title, but that misses that the trope is also about why this happens from a nondiegetic perspective. In essence, the trope isn't about preserving the status quo of the main character, but that of the recurring premise of the series.