History Characters / AlexRider

28th Aug '16 6:41:02 PM NotThisThing
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** It is mentioned in ''Ark Angel'' that Alex, in the hospital, receives a card from him, mailed from Baghdad.
27th Aug '16 9:48:47 PM PSColdFire
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* DisproportionateRetribution: He arranged the death of a journalist who objected to the violence in his video games, and later told Alex he planned to kill him before he found out he was a spy, on the basis that Alex had done too well at what was supposed to be an extremely difficult game.

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* DisproportionateRetribution: DisproportionateRetribution[=/=]EvilIsPetty: He arranged the death of a journalist who objected to the violence in his video games, and later told Alex he planned to kill him before he found out he was a spy, on the basis that Alex had done too well at what was supposed to be an extremely difficult game.



* EvenEvilHasStandards: ''Scorpia'' condemned [[spoiler:Damian Cray]] as a [[AxCrazy madman]].
27th Aug '16 9:37:36 PM PSColdFire
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* AdaptationNameChange: To "[[AmericanKirbyisHardcore Glen Carver]]" in the American version.

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* AdaptationNameChange: To "[[AmericanKirbyisHardcore "[[AwesomeMcCoolName Glen Carver]]" in the American version.




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* UngratefulBastard: Alex saves him from the Salesman. Turner snaps at him for almost getting them both killed.
27th Aug '16 9:17:37 PM PSColdFire
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* AdaptationNameChange: To "Glen Carver" in the American version.

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* AdaptationalHeroism: In the American version, he is very friendly to Alex and even speaks up for him against his partner, Troy. All of his {{Jerkass}} moments are given to her instead.
* AdaptationNameChange: To "Glen Carver" "[[AmericanKirbyisHardcore Glen Carver]]" in the American version.


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* AdaptationalHeroism: In the American version, though not to the same extent as Turner/[[AdaptationNameChange Carver]], but she is treated more sympathetically in the narrative.
18th Jul '16 3:16:28 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: SCORPIA's retirement present, such as for retiring founder Max Grendel, is a suitcase filled with venomous, deadly scorpions. Zeljan Kurst also stages snipers for those who retire and then threaten to kill him.



* DangerouslyGenreSavvy: Doesn't tell anybody else what his plans are beyond what they need to know (though unfortunately [[spoiler:Gunther gives most of it away anyway]]), and has several backups in place for his plans to achieve the result closest to what he needs if something goes horribly wrong.
17th Jul '16 11:34:02 AM cwickham
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[[caption-width-right:100: ''Jack appearance in the graphic novels'']]

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[[caption-width-right:100: ''Jack ''Jack's appearance in the graphic novels'']]



* AdaptationNameChange: To "Glen Carver" in the English version.

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* AdaptationNameChange: To "Glen Carver" in the English American version.
8th Jul '16 11:49:06 PM MrReviser121
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** It fits well considering that he's like a young James Bond and the current actor for Bond, Daniel Craig, is blonde.
5th Jul '16 6:38:00 PM Exusia
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!Mr Grin
* AllThereInTheManual: His original name was Sean Green

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!Mr !Mr. Grin
* AllThereInTheManual: His original name was Sean GreenGreen.



* CoDragons: One of two, to Sayle.
* GlasgowGrin: Sayle's [[TheDragon Dragon]], Mr. Grin, has one. It's the source of his name, since he can't speak--he lost his tongue when he got the scars.

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* CoDragons: One of two, With Nadia Vole, to Sayle.
* GlasgowGrin: Sayle's [[TheDragon Dragon]], Mr. Grin, has one. It's the source of his name, since he can't speak--he lost his tongue when he got the scars.
6th Jun '16 1:31:29 AM azul120
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6th Jun '16 1:30:50 AM azul120
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* PayEvilUntoEvil: In ''Scorpia Rising'', [[spoiler:he gets his revenge on Razim for torturing him and killing Jack.]]



** In ''Skeleton Key'' when [[spoiler: Conrad]] places [[spoiler: Alex]] on a Sugar Grinder conveyor belt and threatens to grind him up if he doesn't talk. At first [[spoiler: Alex]] attempts to lie but once that fails he spills everything. [[spoiler: Conrad]] [[ObviouslyEvil being the guy that he is,]] decides to... [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness grind him him up anyways.]] [[spoiler: Alex is only saved when Sarov interrupts.]].
** In ''Ark Angel'' when [[spoiler: Alex tells Kaspar that he's not Paul Drevin when one of the [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep nameless]] {{Mooks}} attempts to cut off one of his fingers.]] [[spoiler: Kaspar threatens to kill Alex if it turns out he's not really Paul Drevin but they purposely allow him to escape the death trap they built for him as it is all part of [[TheChessmaster Nikolei Drevin's master plan]] ]]
** And the time in ''Crocodile Tears'' where [[spoiler: Alex]] was dangling over a pool of crocodiles and told [[spoiler: [[BigBad Desmond McCain]] ]] '''EVERYTHING''' rather quickly. [[spoiler: Alex is only saved when Ravi interrupts.]]

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** In ''Skeleton Key'' when [[spoiler: Conrad]] [[spoiler:Conrad]] places [[spoiler: Alex]] [[spoiler:Alex]] on a Sugar Grinder conveyor belt and threatens to grind him up if he doesn't talk. At first [[spoiler: Alex]] attempts to lie but once that fails he spills everything. [[spoiler: Conrad]] [[spoiler:Conrad]] [[ObviouslyEvil being the guy that he is,]] is]], decides to... [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness grind him him up anyways.]] [[spoiler: Alex is only saved when Sarov interrupts.]].
** In ''Ark Angel'' when [[spoiler: Alex tells Kaspar that he's not Paul Drevin when one of the [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep nameless]] {{Mooks}} attempts to cut off one of his fingers.]] [[spoiler: Kaspar threatens to kill Alex if it turns out he's not really Paul Drevin but they purposely allow him to escape the death trap they built for him as it is all part of [[TheChessmaster Nikolei Drevin's master plan]] ]]
plan]]]]
** And the time in ''Crocodile Tears'' where [[spoiler: Alex]] was dangling over a pool of crocodiles and told [[spoiler: [[BigBad [[spoiler:[[BigBad Desmond McCain]] ]] McCain]]]] '''EVERYTHING''' rather quickly. [[spoiler: Alex is only saved when Ravi interrupts.]]



* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Alex's been through a lot of crap, but he still manages to be Bad Ass.
** In ''Scorpia Rising'', [[spoiler: he gets his revenge on Razim after he kills Jack.]]
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