History BewareTheNiceOnes / LiveActionTV

6th Dec '17 7:10:13 PM nonn99
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** Sun is the one of gentlest and least violent of the flight 815 survivors, if not one of the gentlest characters in the series. Just don't hurt her husband, or she ''will'' ruin your life, [[spoiler: as her father finds out.]]
7th Oct '17 9:13:58 PM thespecialneedsgroup
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-->'''Ch'Pok''': For the record, Chief O'Brien has been in two hundred and thirty five separate engagements, and Starfleet has decorated him fifteen times. I would like to have him declared an expert in the area of starship combat.\\
'''Admiral T'Lara''': Any objection?\\
'''Sisko''': None.
7th Oct '17 9:06:48 PM thespecialneedsgroup
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** Miles O'Brien. He is a devoted family man and seems like your average mild-mannered Starfleet engineer, but he's seen enough combat that Klingons acknowledge his tactical experience. He's even able to improvise a stun grenade with his phaser that a BrainwashedAndCrazy ''[[MagnificentBastard Garak]]'' never saw coming.

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** Miles O'Brien. He is a devoted family man and seems like your average mild-mannered Starfleet engineer, but he's seen enough combat that Klingons acknowledge his tactical experience. In fact, in the episode in which he's ''legally'' recognized as an expert in starship combat by both the Empire and the Federation, nobody even blinks at the idea that he would have assumed command of the ''Defiant'' if Worf had been killed, even though he's not a commissioned line officer, but a senior chief petty officer in the ''engineering division''. He's even able to improvise a stun grenade with his phaser that a BrainwashedAndCrazy ''[[MagnificentBastard Garak]]'' never saw coming.
2nd Sep '17 9:19:28 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** In a GenreSavvy moment, ex-demon Anya says, "Well, those are the ones you have to watch out for the most. Responsible types. (...) Responsible people are always so concerned about being good all the time that when they finally get a taste of being bad, they can't get enough."

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** In a GenreSavvy moment, ex-demon Ex-demon Anya says, "Well, those are the ones you have to watch out for the most. Responsible types. (...) Responsible people are always so concerned about being good all the time that when they finally get a taste of being bad, they can't get enough."



* One discussing the whole "Who's the best Captain in ''Franchise/StarTrek''?" thing, many people dismiss Picard because they're not GenreSavvy enough to understand he's an example of this trope in action. It's understandable. You have rough-and-tumble guys like Sisko, a cowgirl in Janeway, and the uber-badass Kirk. Then you have this skinny bald Frenchman, constantly sipping Earl Grey, reciting Shakespeare, and all in all being a consummate gentleman and diplomat. It's easy to miss the fact that he's (deep breath) cursed out Klingons (in Klingon), killed Klingons bare-handed, survived Borg assimilation, survived torture, survived taking a large knife to the heart, told Romulans where to stick it (and backed it up), has single-handedly thwarted having his ship hijacked (several times), has told Starfleet officers several ranks above him to shove it (with not so much as a reprimand to show for it), has caused omnipotent aliens to bow to his gangsta, and has outfoxed at least one member of every known species in the Alpha Quadrant at least once. Beware the tea sipping Shakespearean gentleman, indeed.

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* One discussing the whole "Who's the best Captain in ''Franchise/StarTrek''?" thing, many people dismiss Picard because they're not GenreSavvy enough to they don't understand he's an example of this trope in action. It's understandable. You have rough-and-tumble guys like Sisko, a cowgirl in Janeway, and the uber-badass Kirk. Then you have this skinny bald Frenchman, constantly sipping Earl Grey, reciting Shakespeare, and all in all being a consummate gentleman and diplomat. It's easy to miss the fact that he's (deep breath) cursed out Klingons (in Klingon), killed Klingons bare-handed, survived Borg assimilation, survived torture, survived taking a large knife to the heart, told Romulans where to stick it (and backed it up), has single-handedly thwarted having his ship hijacked (several times), has told Starfleet officers several ranks above him to shove it (with not so much as a reprimand to show for it), has caused omnipotent aliens to bow to his gangsta, and has outfoxed at least one member of every known species in the Alpha Quadrant at least once. Beware the tea sipping Shakespearean gentleman, indeed.
30th Aug '17 2:17:42 PM gb00393
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** Kevan Lannister is considerably more mild mannered than Tywin but he can hold his own in tirades and has actually schooled Cersei when she assumed him as a YesMan.
24th Jul '17 6:43:33 AM Divra
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** John Sheridan is a polite and affable chap, always ready with a boyish grin and a story about his [[WackyFratboyHijinx Academy days]], which makes you wonder how this man earned the monikers "Starkiller" and "Nukem". Then something happens, the smile evaporates, and you are left with a [[TheDeterminator very determined]], [[TranquilFury icily livid]] and completely ruthless warrior.
16th Jul '17 5:02:45 PM nombretomado
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* ''RoyalPains'': Divya: "Evan, if you breathe a word of this to anyone I will find a medically plausible way to kill you, and get away with it."

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* ''RoyalPains'': ''Series/RoyalPains'': Divya: "Evan, if you breathe a word of this to anyone I will find a medically plausible way to kill you, and get away with it."
23rd Jun '17 11:29:35 AM gb00393
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** Characters we've met who belong to House Mormont are all benevolent people but are extremely ferocious if pushed too far.
20th Jun '17 4:51:14 AM gb00393
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** House Reed is modest and reclusive, reflected in the members we've seen, but utterly fierce defenders of their territory and the North's first line of defence against southern invasion. In the books, their enemies call them all manner of disparaging nicknames for their "dishonourable" tactics and humble lifestyle, but among such monikers is ''Bog Devils''.
26th May '17 12:29:10 AM JustTroper
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** River Song plays with this trope. Every time we see her on camera she's very "Hello, Sweetie!" and playfully teasing the Doctor in an "I know something you don't know" kind of way. However, it's clear that at some point in her past, she's done something very bad, so much that when a Dalek (essentially pure evil in a metal canister) assumes, as a companion, she'll be compassionate and merciful, she simply states, "I'm River Song. Check your records again." It then proceeds to ''beg for mercy.''

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** River Song plays with this trope. Every time we see her on camera she's very "Hello, Sweetie!" and [[LovesSecrecy playfully teasing the Doctor in an "I know something you don't know" kind of way.way]]. However, it's clear that at some point in her past, she's done something very bad, so much that when a Dalek (essentially pure evil in a metal canister) assumes, as a companion, she'll be compassionate and merciful, she simply states, "I'm River Song. Check your records again." It then proceeds to ''beg for mercy.''
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