History Characters / BlackButlerAnimeAndManga

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* DepravedBisexual: She fell in love with Sebastian ''and'' Madame Red.


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* HasAType: She seems to love dangerous, deadly people, as seen with her attractions to Sebastian, Madame Red and the Undertaker.
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* Would Hurt a Child: In chapter 128, [[spoiler:Some punched Ciel in a blind rage state. It is unknown whether or not if Soma blames him after Agni's death or was in trauma confused state.]]

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* Would Hurt a Child: WouldHurtAChild: In chapter 128, [[spoiler:Some punched Ciel in a blind rage state. It is unknown whether or not if Soma blames him after for Agni's death or was in a trauma confused state.state according to Sebestian.]]
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* BerserkerTears: After Agni's death, [[spoiler:when Ciel was approach him ask him what happen, he punched him in tears.]]


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* Would Hurt a Child: In chapter 128, [[spoiler:Some punched Ciel in a blind rage state. It is unknown whether or not if Soma blames him after Agni's death or was in trauma confused state.]]
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* EyeScream: In chapter 127, [[spoiler: Agni lose his right eye to unknown assassin.]]

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* [[spoiler: EyeScream: In chapter 127, [[spoiler: Agni lose his right eye to unknown assassin.]]



* GoOutWithASmile: [[spoiler: Despite losing his eye and bleeding to death, he gives one last smile to his master before locking Soma in a closet to protect him from the assassins.]]

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* [[spoiler: GoOutWithASmile: [[spoiler: Despite losing his eye and bleeding to death, he gives one last smile to his master before locking Soma in a closet to protect him from the assassins.]]



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:In Chapter 127, he sacrifices himself to keep Soma safe from being killed by an unknown assassin.]]

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* [[spoiler: HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:In In Chapter 127, he sacrifices himself to keep Soma safe from being killed by an unknown assassin.]]



* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:In Chapter 127, he was killed protecting Soma from an unknown assassin. He was stabbed seven times.]]

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* [[spoiler: KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:In In Chapter 127, he was killed protecting Soma from an unknown assassin. He was stabbed seven times.]]
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*SparedByTheAdaptation: In anime of season 2, he's alive and well by his master side, but in the manga, [[spoiler:he was killed by unknown assassin in Blue Cult Arc.]]
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* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: In the anime [[spoiler:she was the one responsible for the Phantomhives' deaths, in conjunction with Ash, and was attempting to start a world war.]]

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* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: In the anime [[spoiler:she she was the one responsible for the Phantomhives' deaths, in conjunction with Ash, and was attempting to start a world war.]]



* ApologeticAttacker: After he [[spoiler:seemingly kills Finny]] he apologized, not wanting to devolve even more into such brutality.

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* ApologeticAttacker: After he [[spoiler:seemingly seemingly kills Finny]] Finny he apologized, not wanting to devolve even more into such brutality.



* BloodFromTheMouth: [[spoiler:From his fight with Finny]].

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* BloodFromTheMouth: [[spoiler:From From his fight with Finny]].Finny.



* PetTheDog: Repeatedly, from giving Dagger a piggie back ride so he could play with the children to [[spoiler:warning off the rest of his teammates from Phantomhive manner just as he's killed]].

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* PetTheDog: Repeatedly, from giving Dagger a piggie back ride so he could play with the children to [[spoiler:warning warning off the rest of his teammates from Phantomhive manner just as he's killed]].killed.



* UnderestimatingBadassery: [[spoiler:He underestimates Finny, and it gets him killed]].

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* UnderestimatingBadassery: [[spoiler:He He underestimates Finny, and it gets him killed]].killed.



* TheWorfEffect: He's the biggest and most imposing of the First Stringers [[spoiler:and the first to die when they assault the mansion]].

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* TheWorfEffect: He's the biggest and most imposing of the First Stringers [[spoiler:and and the first to die when they assault the mansion]].mansion.



* AbhorrentAdmirer: [[spoiler: To Ciel. He sees the boy as the ultimate epitome of beauty and did everything to get his attention, even reenact the day Ciel was sacrificed. Ciel's response is to shoot him point-blank.]]
* AbusiveDad: [[spoiler:He forces his devoted children to kidnap other children and is shown to treat them like crap after becoming obsessed with Ciel and "beauty".]]

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* AbhorrentAdmirer: [[spoiler: To Ciel. He sees the boy as the ultimate epitome of beauty and did everything to get his attention, even reenact the day Ciel was sacrificed. Ciel's response is to shoot him point-blank.]]
point-blank.
* AbusiveDad: [[spoiler:He He forces his devoted children to kidnap other children and is shown to treat them like crap after becoming obsessed with Ciel and "beauty".]]



* AristocratsAreEvil: Gradually became this once [[spoiler:he met Ciel.]]
* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler:After everything this creep did, you don't feel sorry for him when he gets killed by the boy he was obsessed with.]]
* BandagedFace: Was about to undergo plastic surgery, which didn't take when [[spoiler:he heard that the Phantomhives had been assassinated.]]

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* AristocratsAreEvil: Gradually became this once [[spoiler:he he met Ciel.]]
Ciel.
* AssholeVictim: [[spoiler:After After everything this creep did, you don't feel sorry for him when he gets killed by the boy he was obsessed with.]]
with.
* BandagedFace: Was about to undergo plastic surgery, which didn't take when [[spoiler:he he heard that the Phantomhives had been assassinated.]]



* IHaveYourWife: [[spoiler:Kelvin uses his access to the first-tier members' "brothers and sisters" in the Renbon Workhouse and his ability to aid or hinder them, to control the first-tier members and get them to do want he wants, no matter how much they hate it. Later, Ciel and Sebastian discover that Kelvin had lied about keeping the other children at the Renbon Workhouse alive. They assume Kelvin most likely allowed Doctor to kill them for his experiments with artificial limbs. Meaning that all Joker and the rest did was for ''nothing''.]]
* LoveAtFirstSight: [[spoiler:The moment he laid his eyes on Ciel, the old man became obsessed.]]

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* IHaveYourWife: [[spoiler:Kelvin Kelvin uses his access to the first-tier members' "brothers and sisters" in the Renbon Workhouse and his ability to aid or hinder them, to control the first-tier members and get them to do want he wants, no matter how much they hate it. Later, Ciel and Sebastian discover that Kelvin had lied about keeping the other children at the Renbon Workhouse alive. They assume Kelvin most likely allowed Doctor to kill them for his experiments with artificial limbs. Meaning that all Joker and the rest did was for ''nothing''.]]
''nothing''.
* LoveAtFirstSight: [[spoiler:The The moment he laid his eyes on Ciel, the old man became obsessed.]]



* LoveMakesYouEvil: He used to be a kindly philanthropist who took in street urchins, but then [[spoiler:he met Ciel, became obsessed with beauty and is now a crazy sadist who kidnaps children to have their bones to be used for prosthetic limbs and forces the rest of them to do sick "performances".]]
* MalevolentMutilation: [[spoiler: Has the children that Joker and the others kidnap on his orders subjected to this, so that Doctor can use their bones to make his new prosthetics limbs.]]
* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler:In a very twisted way; he regards his absence from the fateful ceremony during which Ciel was intended to be sacrificed, and which summoned Sebastian three years ago, to be this. (Even though that he had gone through such extensive surgery to the point of being bedridden, due to his obsession with Ciel, was why). Therefore, he decided to end up kidnapping and mutilating countless children, under the masquerade of Joker and the others' circus troupe; and ''over the next three years, meticulously constructed an exact replica of the ritual ceremony'' to undertake with Ciel, for Ciel and Sebastian. Not to mention, he wished to die in the very same way that Sebastian had massacred the occultists during Ciel's attempted sacrifice three years prior.]]

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* LoveMakesYouEvil: He used to be a kindly philanthropist who took in street urchins, but then [[spoiler:he he met Ciel, became obsessed with beauty and is now a crazy sadist who kidnaps children to have their bones to be used for prosthetic limbs and forces the rest of them to do sick "performances".]]
"performances".
* MalevolentMutilation: [[spoiler: Has the children that Joker and the others kidnap on his orders subjected to this, so that Doctor can use their bones to make his new prosthetics limbs.]]
limbs.
* MyGreatestFailure: [[spoiler:In In a very twisted way; he regards his absence from the fateful ceremony during which Ciel was intended to be sacrificed, and which summoned Sebastian three years ago, to be this. (Even though that he had gone through such extensive surgery to the point of being bedridden, due to his obsession with Ciel, was why). Therefore, he decided to end up kidnapping and mutilating countless children, under the masquerade of Joker and the others' circus troupe; and ''over the next three years, meticulously constructed an exact replica of the ritual ceremony'' to undertake with Ciel, for Ciel and Sebastian. Not to mention, he wished to die in the very same way that Sebastian had massacred the occultists during Ciel's attempted sacrifice three years prior.]]



* SerialKiller: [[spoiler:He was responsible for the kidnapping case that Ciel was investigating. The children he kidnapped were forced to perform to their death, or intended as sacrificial lambs.]]
* {{Shotacon}}: [[spoiler: One-sided towards Ciel]].
* TheSociopath: Becomes this after his "fall". [[spoiler:He orders children to perform deadly tricks and laughs when they inevitably die.]]
* StalkerWithACrush: [[spoiler:He's creepily obsessed with Ciel. He even keeps wine bottles from the year he was born.]]
* WouldHurtAChild: See [[spoiler:SerialKiller.]]

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* SerialKiller: [[spoiler:He He was responsible for the kidnapping case that Ciel was investigating. The children he kidnapped were forced to perform to their death, or intended as sacrificial lambs.]]
lambs.
* {{Shotacon}}: [[spoiler: One-sided towards Ciel]].
Ciel.
* TheSociopath: Becomes this after his "fall". [[spoiler:He He orders children to perform deadly tricks and laughs when they inevitably die.]]
die.
* StalkerWithACrush: [[spoiler:He's He's creepily obsessed with Ciel. He even keeps wine bottles from the year he was born.]]
born.
* WouldHurtAChild: See [[spoiler:SerialKiller.]]SerialKiller.



* YourCheatingHeart: He had a wife, but he completely forgot about her after [[spoiler:becoming obsessed with Ciel. He didn't even care when she left him.]]

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* YourCheatingHeart: He had a wife, but he completely forgot about her after [[spoiler:becoming becoming obsessed with Ciel. He didn't even care when she left him.]]



* TheDogWasTheMastermind: Averted [[spoiler:He has many of the traits, being the non-suspicious [[TheManBehindTheMan man behind the man]], supplying the evil plan exposition and also being the last man standing after the supposed mastermind, Kelvin. However Kelvin remains the true mastermind, he ordered the kidnappings, had the children murdered, and kicked off the plot with his mad desire for Ciel, while the doctor only decided to LetNoCrisisGoToWaste and create his limbs.]]

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* TheDogWasTheMastermind: Averted [[spoiler:He He has many of the traits, being the non-suspicious [[TheManBehindTheMan man behind the man]], supplying the evil plan exposition and also being the last man standing after the supposed mastermind, Kelvin. However Kelvin remains the true mastermind, he ordered the kidnappings, had the children murdered, and kicked off the plot with his mad desire for Ciel, while the doctor only decided to LetNoCrisisGoToWaste and create his limbs.]]



* FourEyesZeroSoul: [[spoiler:Post-Reveal. His lack of expression combined with his glasses [[ScaryShinyGlasses newfound reflective traits]] serves to give him a detached sociopathic look.]]
* LackOfEmpathy: [[spoiler:He doesn't understand why killing children for his experiments is wrong, comparing their worth to the lives of cows whose bones would normally be used for the prosthetics.]]
* MadDoctor: [[spoiler:He's been making the artificial limbs out of bones, specifically children's]].
* ObfuscatingDisability: [[spoiler:He's pretending to be unable to walk as it makes him easier to trust]].
* VillainousFriendship: [[spoiler:Type 4 with Baron Kelvin. He was willing to perform operations to make Kelvin "Beautiful" and supported his evil doings. He valued Kelvin and admired him as Kelvin shared his principles and disregard for life. When Kelvin dies, the Doctor admits its a shame, and promptly gets over it, asking Ciel if he could get a job from him]].
* WalkingSpoiler: He doesn't have that many appearances, but in his last he drops quite a few reveals. [[spoiler:This is also in a literal sense as he's revealed to be able to walk]].

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* FourEyesZeroSoul: [[spoiler:Post-Reveal. Post-Reveal. His lack of expression combined with his glasses [[ScaryShinyGlasses newfound reflective traits]] serves to give him a detached sociopathic look.]]
look.
* LackOfEmpathy: [[spoiler:He He doesn't understand why killing children for his experiments is wrong, comparing their worth to the lives of cows whose bones would normally be used for the prosthetics.]]
prosthetics.
* MadDoctor: [[spoiler:He's He's been making the artificial limbs out of bones, specifically children's]].
children's.
* ObfuscatingDisability: [[spoiler:He's He's pretending to be unable to walk as it makes him easier to trust]].
trust.
* VillainousFriendship: [[spoiler:Type Type 4 with Baron Kelvin. He was willing to perform operations to make Kelvin "Beautiful" and supported his evil doings. He valued Kelvin and admired him as Kelvin shared his principles and disregard for life. When Kelvin dies, the Doctor admits its a shame, and promptly gets over it, asking Ciel if he could get a job from him]].
him.
* WalkingSpoiler: He doesn't have that many appearances, but in his last he drops quite a few reveals. [[spoiler:This This is also in a literal sense as he's revealed to be able to walk]].walk.



** He stays in London [[spoiler: constantly trying to befriend someone who he knows dislikes him because Ciel helped him become a better person, and he wants to return the favor.]]

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** He stays in London [[spoiler: constantly trying to befriend someone who he knows dislikes him because Ciel helped him become a better person, and he wants to return the favor.]]



* HiddenDepths: [[spoiler: He knows full well what kind of person Ciel is, and that Ciel doesn't return his feelings of friendship. But because he wants to pay Ciel back for helping him get his act together, and because he sees Ciel's potential for improvement, he stays in England. He's fully aware that Ciel might stay forever alone and bitter, but he'd rather risk being hurt for a chance to help save Ciel.]]

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* HiddenDepths: [[spoiler: He knows full well what kind of person Ciel is, and that Ciel doesn't return his feelings of friendship. But because he wants to pay Ciel back for helping him get his act together, and because he sees Ciel's potential for improvement, he stays in England. He's fully aware that Ciel might stay forever alone and bitter, but he'd rather risk being hurt for a chance to help save Ciel.]]



** His involvement in illegal affairs remains intact, as demonstrated by being [[spoiler: a member of 'the Phoenix', a shady medical cult.]]

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** His involvement in illegal affairs remains intact, as demonstrated by being [[spoiler: a member of 'the Phoenix', a shady medical cult.]]



* DeathByAdaptation: In the anime's first season he's impaled by [[spoiler:Lau]] when trying to protect Ciel. In the Manga he's still kicking around, and when the Anime adapts the Circus storyline he's still in his original role.

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* DeathByAdaptation: In the anime's first season he's impaled by [[spoiler:Lau]] Lau when trying to protect Ciel. In the Manga he's still kicking around, and when the Anime adapts the Circus storyline he's still in his original role.



* {{Retirony}}: Mentions to a friend and Ciel his upcoming marriage and thoughts of parenthood. [[spoiler: [[ADeathInTheLimeLight Nice knowing ya Fred.]]]]

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* {{Retirony}}: Mentions to a friend and Ciel his upcoming marriage and thoughts of parenthood. [[spoiler: [[ADeathInTheLimeLight Nice knowing ya Fred.]]]]]]



* BeenThereShapedHistory: [[spoiler: Ciel and Sebastian explaining to him what really happened with the murders-[[BrokenMasquerade including Sebastian being a demon]]-is what lead him to continue writing.]]

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* BeenThereShapedHistory: [[spoiler: Ciel and Sebastian explaining to him what really happened with the murders-[[BrokenMasquerade including Sebastian being a demon]]-is what lead him to continue writing.]]



* BrokenMasquerade: [[spoiler: Arthur is the only {{Muggle}} person to know Sebastian is a demon and live to ''not'' tell the tale.]]

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* BrokenMasquerade: [[spoiler: Arthur is the only {{Muggle}} person to know Sebastian is a demon and live to ''not'' tell the tale.]]



* ItWillNeverCatchOn: Arthur is positive that ''Literature/AStudyInScarlet'' won't be popular and isn't keen on writing the character again. [[spoiler: Ciel and Sebastian change his mind.]]
* JustBetweenYouAndMe: [[spoiler: Ciel and Sebastian reveal to Arthur not only the details of their scheme but also that Sebastian is a demon. They allow Arthur to go free... but not before warning him that if he ever tells a soul about their secret then Arthur will be killed. Oh, and they'll always be watching...]]

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* ItWillNeverCatchOn: Arthur is positive that ''Literature/AStudyInScarlet'' won't be popular and isn't keen on writing the character again. [[spoiler: Ciel and Sebastian change his mind.]]
mind.
* JustBetweenYouAndMe: [[spoiler: Ciel and Sebastian reveal to Arthur not only the details of their scheme but also that Sebastian is a demon. They allow Arthur to go free... but not before warning him that if he ever tells a soul about their secret then Arthur will be killed. Oh, and they'll always be watching...]]
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* EvilRedhead: [[spoiler:More like ''very broken'' redhead, though. She's half of Jack the Ripper and has brutally murdered prostitutes along with Grell, but it's difficult to not sympathize with the circumstances that lead her to do it.]]

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* EvilRedhead: [[spoiler:More More like ''very broken'' redhead, though. She's half of Jack the Ripper and has brutally murdered prostitutes along with Grell, but it's difficult to not sympathize with the circumstances that lead her to do it.]]



* BeautifulAllAlong: [[spoiler: In chapter 59 of the manga he finally sweps his hair back and reveals himself as one hell of a {{Bishonen}}. Cue the fangirls squee, of course]].

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* BeautifulAllAlong: [[spoiler: In chapter 59 of the manga he finally sweps his hair back and reveals himself as one hell of a {{Bishonen}}. Cue the fangirls squee, of course]].course.



* NighInvulnerable: [[spoiler: He got attacked by Grell's chainsaw Death Scythe but it had no effect, because he's a shinigami]].

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* NighInvulnerable: [[spoiler: He got attacked by Grell's chainsaw Death Scythe but it had no effect, because he's a shinigami]].shinigami.



** [[spoiler: And he took on Grell, Ronald, and ''Sebastian'' at the same time and ''won effortlessly''.

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** [[spoiler: And he took on Grell, Ronald, and ''Sebastian'' at the same time and ''won effortlessly''.



* SinisterScythe: [[spoiler:So far, the only Shinigami to use a ''real'' scythe. Decorated with bones, AbsurdlySharpBlade and all]].

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* SinisterScythe: [[spoiler:So So far, the only Shinigami to use a ''real'' scythe. Decorated with bones, AbsurdlySharpBlade and all]].all.



* BadassLongcoat: The long coat in question being [[spoiler:the coat Grell took from Madam Red as she died.]]

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* BadassLongcoat: The long coat in question being [[spoiler:the the coat Grell took from Madam Red as she died.]]



* BirdsOfAFeather: Part of what attracted Grell to Madame Red was [[spoiler:that she was taking out her frustrations at being barren - since Grell has a male assigned body, Grell can't give birth either,]] so they had a common cause.

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* BirdsOfAFeather: Part of what attracted Grell to Madame Red was [[spoiler:that that she was taking out her frustrations at being barren - since Grell has a male assigned body, Grell can't give birth either,]] either, so they had a common cause.



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:In chapter 105 it's revealed that all reapers were humans who committed suicide.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:In In chapter 105 it's revealed that all reapers were humans who committed suicide.]]



* UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper: [[spoiler:Grell is at least one half of "Jack The Ripper", being Madam Red's accomplice in murdering the prostitutes.]]
* KarmaHoudini: In a series full of villains facing [[LaserGuidedKarma very karmic deaths]] Grell has notably received relatively '''minor''' punishments [[spoiler: for killing Madam Red, Ciel's aunt, and tempting her into killing women in the first place]], like being beaten in the face and dragged off by Will for abusing the duties of a reaper. However, Grell has not suffered any lasting punishment. Having her weapon downgraded till the finale of Season 1 is the only punishment received.

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* UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper: [[spoiler:Grell Grell is at least one half of "Jack The Ripper", being Madam Red's accomplice in murdering the prostitutes.]]
prostitutes.
* KarmaHoudini: In a series full of villains facing [[LaserGuidedKarma very karmic deaths]] Grell has notably received relatively '''minor''' punishments [[spoiler: for killing Madam Red, Ciel's aunt, and tempting her into killing women in the first place]], place, like being beaten in the face and dragged off by Will for abusing the duties of a reaper. However, Grell has not suffered any lasting punishment. Having her weapon downgraded till the finale of Season 1 is the only punishment received.



* MeaningfulName: Shares a surname with [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Sutcliffe Peter Sutcliffe]] [[spoiler: the original JackTheRipoff.]]

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* MeaningfulName: Shares a surname with [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Sutcliffe Peter Sutcliffe]] [[spoiler: the original JackTheRipoff.]]



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:In chapter 105 it's revealed that all reapers were humans who committed suicide.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:In In chapter 105 it's revealed that all reapers were humans who committed suicide.]]



* SeriousBusiness

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* SeriousBusinessSeriousBusiness: He takes his job as a Shinigami seriously.



* StoicSpectacles

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* StoicSpectaclesStoicSpectacles: He appear to be calm all the time.



* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:In chapter 105 it's revealed that all reapers were humans who committed suicide.]]

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* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:In In chapter 105 it's revealed that all reapers were humans who committed suicide.]]



* BewareTheNiceOnes: In the manga, she's a nice old lady, who casually [[spoiler: orders a man assassinated and Ciel framed. Orders Ciel to abduct the scientist in charge of a German secret weapons program, and generally knows more about anything than anyone]].
* BodyHorror: In the anime [[spoiler:she has bits of Albert's flesh ''merged with hers'', and it's ''still rotting.'']]

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: In the manga, she's a nice old lady, who casually [[spoiler: orders a man assassinated and Ciel framed. Orders Ciel to abduct the scientist in charge of a German secret weapons program, and generally knows more about anything than anyone]].
anyone.
* BodyHorror: In the anime [[spoiler:she she has bits of Albert's flesh ''merged with hers'', and it's ''still rotting.'']]''



* DynamicEntry: In the manga, she arrived at [[spoiler: the curry cooking competition]] on horseback.
* ElCidPloy: At the end of the first anime season [[spoiler:the real Victoria is dead, killed by Ash, but Arthur arranges for a double to stand in for her, with only a few people knowing the truth.]]

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* DynamicEntry: In the manga, she arrived at [[spoiler: the curry cooking competition]] competition on horseback.
* ElCidPloy: At the end of the first anime season [[spoiler:the the real Victoria is dead, killed by Ash, but Arthur arranges for a double to stand in for her, with only a few people knowing the truth.]]



* FountainOfYouth: In the anime [[spoiler:thanks to Ash.]]

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* FountainOfYouth: In the anime [[spoiler:thanks thanks to Ash.]]



** [[spoiler:So there's someone out there who can make horrifying, flesh-eating zombies that only serious firepower can take out? Pretty scary. [[EvilIsNotAToy Let's try to recruit them!]]]]
** [[spoiler:Little TykeBomb genius girl, able to made the formula for dangerous bioweapons and formidable medicine? Let's invite her for tea!]]

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** [[spoiler:So So there's someone out there who can make horrifying, flesh-eating zombies that only serious firepower can take out? Pretty scary. [[EvilIsNotAToy Let's try to recruit them!]]]]
them!]]
** [[spoiler:Little Little TykeBomb genius girl, able to made the formula for dangerous bioweapons and formidable medicine? Let's invite her for tea!]] tea!]



* WhiteHairBlackHeart: He has white hair and despite not acting like it, he's a dangerous guy [[spoiler:and the real culprit of the Murder Mystery arc.]]

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* WhiteHairBlackHeart: He has white hair and despite not acting like it, he's a dangerous guy [[spoiler:and and the real culprit of the Murder Mystery arc.]]



[[folder: Freckles[[spoiler:[=/=]Doll]]]]

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[[folder: Freckles[[spoiler:[=/=]Doll]]]]Freckles[=/=]Doll]]



* AntiVillain: [[spoiler:She, along with the other First-Tier circus members are involved in the kidnapping incident, but they are only following their "father's" orders]].
* BerserkButton: When [[spoiler:she finds out that Ciel and Sebastian were the ones who killed the circus crew, she]] immediately tries to attack them.
* BerserkerTears: When [[spoiler:she tries to attack Ciel and Sebastian]].

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* AntiVillain: [[spoiler:She, She, along with the other First-Tier circus members are involved in the kidnapping incident, but they are only following their "father's" orders]].
orders.
* BerserkButton: When [[spoiler:she she finds out that Ciel and Sebastian were the ones who killed the circus crew, she]] she immediately tries to attack them.
* BerserkerTears: When [[spoiler:she she tries to attack Ciel and Sebastian]].Sebastian.



* BreakTheCutie: [[spoiler:Her reaction when Ciel tells her that he killed the rest of the circus crew]].

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* BreakTheCutie: [[spoiler:Her Her reaction when Ciel tells her that he killed the rest of the circus crew]].crew.



* GenkiGirl: Has a very cheerful persona as Freckles. [[spoiler:Not so much as Doll.]]

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* GenkiGirl: Has a very cheerful persona as Freckles. [[spoiler:Not Not so much as Doll.]]



* KillTheCutie: [[spoiler:After she found out that Ciel and Sebastian had killed the rest of the circus crew, she tried to attack them]]. [[TearJerker The attempt failed]].
* LoveMakesYouEvil: [[spoiler:Her love for her "father" and siblings causes her to follow his orders and kidnap children in order for their bones to be used for prosthetic limbs]]. Most of the other circus crew members do this as well.

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* KillTheCutie: [[spoiler:After After she found out that Ciel and Sebastian had killed the rest of the circus crew, she tried to attack them]].them. [[TearJerker The attempt failed]].
* LoveMakesYouEvil: [[spoiler:Her Her love for her "father" and siblings causes her to follow his orders and kidnap children in order for their bones to be used for prosthetic limbs]].limbs. Most of the other circus crew members do this as well.



* ParasolOfPrettiness: [[spoiler:As Doll.]]

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* ParasolOfPrettiness: [[spoiler:As As Doll.]]



* PeekABangs: Covers the left side of her face with her hair. [[spoiler:It's to cover the part of her face which is deformed, mainly her eye.]]
* SheCleansUpNicely: [[spoiler:Doll is incredibly elegant.]]
* SugarAndIcePersonality: There are two distinct sides to her personality: the side of the serious, solemn and quiet performer [[spoiler:Doll]], and the side that's cheerful, friendly and playful when she's Freckles.

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* PeekABangs: Covers the left side of her face with her hair. [[spoiler:It's It's to cover the part of her face which is deformed, mainly her eye.]]
eye.
* SheCleansUpNicely: [[spoiler:Doll Doll is incredibly elegant.]]
elegant.
* SugarAndIcePersonality: There are two distinct sides to her personality: the side of the serious, solemn and quiet performer [[spoiler:Doll]], Doll, and the side that's cheerful, friendly and playful when she's Freckles.



* ThisIsUnforgivable: [[spoiler:Her reaction when she found out that it was Ciel and Sebastian who had killed the rest of the circus crew]].
* TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: As masculine as she is, she can act and dress like a lady [[spoiler:as Doll]].
* TwoFaced: [[spoiler:The part of her face that she covers with her face is deformed.]]

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* ThisIsUnforgivable: [[spoiler:Her Her reaction when she found out that it was Ciel and Sebastian who had killed the rest of the circus crew]].
crew.
* TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: As masculine as she is, she can act and dress like a lady [[spoiler:as Doll]].
as Doll.
* TwoFaced: [[spoiler:The The part of her face that she covers with her face is deformed.]]



* WomanInWhite: [[spoiler:As Doll.]]

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* WomanInWhite: [[spoiler:As As Doll.]]



* AboveGoodAndEvil: [[spoiler:He didn't care what he had to do, as long as he thought it would save the other children.]]
* AllForNothing: [[spoiler:He believed he was protecting his "brothers and sisters" back at the Renbon Workhouse by obeying Kelvin. After he and all the first-tier members of the circus die because of it, Ciel and Sebastian find the Renbon Workhouse abandoned. They assume Kelvin allowed Doctor to kill the children for his experiments with artificial limbs. Joker and the rest died for ''nothing''.]]

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* AboveGoodAndEvil: [[spoiler:He He didn't care what he had to do, as long as he thought it would save the other children.]]
children.
* AllForNothing: [[spoiler:He He believed he was protecting his "brothers and sisters" back at the Renbon Workhouse by obeying Kelvin. After he and all the first-tier members of the circus die because of it, Ciel and Sebastian find the Renbon Workhouse abandoned. They assume Kelvin allowed Doctor to kill the children for his experiments with artificial limbs. Joker and the rest died for ''nothing''.]]



* AntiVillain: [[spoiler:He kidnapped and tortured other children on Baron Kelvin's orders, but certainly does not take pleasure in doing so.]]
* ArtificialLimbs: His arm. [[spoiler:[[{{Squick}} Made of children's bones.]]]]

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* AntiVillain: [[spoiler:He He kidnapped and tortured other children on Baron Kelvin's orders, but certainly does not take pleasure in doing so.]]
so.
* ArtificialLimbs: His arm. [[spoiler:[[{{Squick}} [[{{Squick}} Made of children's bones.]]]]]]



* KnightTemplarBigBrother: He will do anything for his foster siblings, even [[spoiler:kidnap children because his demented "father" makes him believe he's protecting his brothers and sisters back at the Renbon Workhouse by doing so (although there are actually no children there anymore).]]
* LaughingMad: [[spoiler:Descends into this after his "father" Baron Kelvin is killed in front of him by Ciel, and his remaining arm is cut off by Sebastian. It's in his name, after all.]]

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* KnightTemplarBigBrother: He will do anything for his foster siblings, even [[spoiler:kidnap kidnap children because his demented "father" makes him believe he's protecting his brothers and sisters back at the Renbon Workhouse by doing so (although there are actually no children there anymore).]]
anymore).
* LaughingMad: [[spoiler:Descends Descends into this after his "father" Baron Kelvin is killed in front of him by Ciel, and his remaining arm is cut off by Sebastian. It's in his name, after all.]]



* MyMasterRightOrWrong: [[spoiler:No matter how much he hates to kidnap innocent children and force them to perform in dangerous shows in which they die gruesomely; if that is what his "father" wants he will do it, since he's still the man who saved him and his "siblings", and the one supposedly protecting the other children at the Renbon Workhouse.]]
* NothingUpMySleeve: [[spoiler:He has a knife hidden within his [[ArtificialLimbs Artificial Limb]] at all times.]]
* NotSoDifferent: To Ciel. When he begs Ciel to [[spoiler:not kill Kelvin]] he states that the man is the one who saved them and is helping all their friends at the orphanage. Even if Joker and the others had to do commit horrible actions to further their cause, he still feels it's right if it gives all the abandoned children a better future. Ciel's response shows that he understands their need to better themselves, even if it's at the expense of other people, and replies:

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* MyMasterRightOrWrong: [[spoiler:No No matter how much he hates to kidnap innocent children and force them to perform in dangerous shows in which they die gruesomely; if that is what his "father" wants he will do it, since he's still the man who saved him and his "siblings", and the one supposedly protecting the other children at the Renbon Workhouse.]]
Workhouse.
* NothingUpMySleeve: [[spoiler:He He has a knife hidden within his [[ArtificialLimbs Artificial Limb]] at all times.]]
times.
* NotSoDifferent: To Ciel. When he begs Ciel to [[spoiler:not not kill Kelvin]] Kelvin he states that the man is the one who saved them and is helping all their friends at the orphanage. Even if Joker and the others had to do commit horrible actions to further their cause, he still feels it's right if it gives all the abandoned children a better future. Ciel's response shows that he understands their need to better themselves, even if it's at the expense of other people, and replies:



* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: [[spoiler:It's implied his mother never bothered to name him, as he has no real name in the death record.]]

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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: [[spoiler:It's It's implied his mother never bothered to name him, as he has no real name in the death record.]]



* AntiVillain: [[spoiler:She, along with the other First-Tier circus members are involved in the kidnapping incident, but they are only following their "father"'s orders]]
* ArtificialLimbs: Her leg. [[spoiler:[[{{Squick}} Made of children's bones.]]]]

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* AntiVillain: [[spoiler:She, She, along with the other First-Tier circus members are involved in the kidnapping incident, but they are only following their "father"'s orders]]
orders
* ArtificialLimbs: Her leg. [[spoiler:[[{{Squick}} [[{{Squick}} Made of children's bones.]]]]]]



* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: "Beast" is only her StageName. [[spoiler:According to her death record in the anime her real name is Mally.]]
** MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: Mal usually translates into something along the lines of "bad" or "unpleasant". A suitable way to describe the whole circus situation, not to mention (in Grell's words) she "fell into the snares of the worst man".]]

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* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: "Beast" is only her StageName. [[spoiler:According According to her death record in the anime her real name is Mally.]]
Mally.
** MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: Mal usually translates into something along the lines of "bad" or "unpleasant". A suitable way to describe the whole circus situation, not to mention (in Grell's words) she "fell into the snares of the worst man".]]



* SexForSolace: [[spoiler:Gives in to Sebastian's seduction after Joker ignores her request to run away from their "father" and rejects her feelings for him. Sebastian uses this to get answers out of her.]]

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* SexForSolace: [[spoiler:Gives Gives in to Sebastian's seduction after Joker ignores her request to run away from their "father" and rejects her feelings for him. Sebastian uses this to get answers out of her.]]



* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler:He dies in Beast's arms.]]

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* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler:He He dies in Beast's arms.]]



* OnlyOneName

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* OnlyOneNameOnlyOneName: His real name was never revealed and he is only be refer as Dagger.



* SenselessSacrifice: [[spoiler:He dies trying to protect Beast from Baldroy, only for her to die in an explosion afterwards.]]

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* SenselessSacrifice: [[spoiler:He He dies trying to protect Beast from Baldroy, only for her to die in an explosion afterwards.]]



* TakingTheBullet: [[spoiler:For Beast, which leads to his death.]]

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* TakingTheBullet: [[spoiler:For For Beast, which leads to his death.]]



* TheBusCameBack: After the Circus arc, he was left behind none the wiser. He returned near the end of the Murder Mystery arc [[spoiler:to look for his friends by questioning Ciel and Sebastian. He joins Ciel's staff in the meantime.]]

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* TheBusCameBack: After the Circus arc, he was left behind none the wiser. He returned near the end of the Murder Mystery arc [[spoiler:to to look for his friends by questioning Ciel and Sebastian. He joins Ciel's staff in the meantime.]]



* DarkAndTroubledPast: It hints that all of the circus members have this. However, Snake is set apart because [[spoiler:he was not originally found by Baron Kelvin]]; prior to joining the circus, he was put in a cage as a HalfHumanHybrid attraction until the circus members freed him.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: It hints that all of the circus members have this. However, Snake is set apart because [[spoiler:he he was not originally found by Baron Kelvin]]; Kelvin; prior to joining the circus, he was put in a cage as a HalfHumanHybrid attraction until the circus members freed him.



* FrozenFace: Subverted; while his initial appearances seem to present him as emotionless, he does have facial expressions, [[spoiler: which is shown more frequently after becoming Ciel's staff.]]

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* FrozenFace: Subverted; while his initial appearances seem to present him as emotionless, he does have facial expressions, [[spoiler: which is shown more frequently after becoming Ciel's staff.]]



* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Can be played straight or averted depending on how well you think [[spoiler: Ciel lied to him about wanting to cooperate and find the 'missing' circus members.]]
* IAmAMonster: Thinks himself as one due to his snake-like skin, which attracts several insults when [[spoiler:he was in Campania, along with Ciel and Sebastian.]]

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* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Can be played straight or averted depending on how well you think [[spoiler: Ciel lied to him about wanting to cooperate and find the 'missing' circus members.]]
members.
* IAmAMonster: Thinks himself as one due to his snake-like skin, which attracts several insults when [[spoiler:he he was in Campania, along with Ciel and Sebastian.]]



* LockedOutOfTheLoop: [[spoiler: The only primary-tier circus member with no knowledge of Baron Kelvin and the whole kidnapping incidents.]]

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* LockedOutOfTheLoop: [[spoiler: The only primary-tier circus member with no knowledge of Baron Kelvin and the whole kidnapping incidents.]]



* ScarilyCompetentTracker: When you consider just how much time seemingly passed since the Circus Arc. [[spoiler: He used his snakes to follow Ciel's scent.]]
** [[spoiler: Though he ended up going to the wrong house and it was actually thanks to Sohma and Agni he found Ciel, since they had mistaken Snake for a friend of Ciel's so they greeted him warmly [[IdiotBall and sent him to Phantomhive Manor.]]]]
* ShrinkingViolet: Shows signs of being one when [[spoiler:boarding the Campania with Ciel]] due to his appearance.
-->[[spoiler:'''Ciel''']]: "You aren't used to crowds?"

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* ScarilyCompetentTracker: When you consider just how much time seemingly passed since the Circus Arc. [[spoiler: He used his snakes to follow Ciel's scent.scent.
** Though he ended up going to the wrong house and it was actually thanks to Sohma and Agni he found Ciel, since they had mistaken Snake for a friend of Ciel's so they greeted him warmly [[IdiotBall and sent him to Phantomhive Manor.
]]
** [[spoiler: Though he ended up going to the wrong house and it was actually thanks to Sohma and Agni he found Ciel, since they had mistaken Snake for a friend of Ciel's so they greeted him warmly [[IdiotBall and sent him to Phantomhive Manor.]]]]
* ShrinkingViolet: Shows signs of being one when [[spoiler:boarding boarding the Campania with Ciel]] Ciel due to his appearance.
-->[[spoiler:'''Ciel''']]: -->'''Ciel''': "You aren't used to crowds?"



* SixthRanger: As both the Noah's Arc First tier and [[spoiler: as Ciel's staff.]]

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* SixthRanger: As both the Noah's Arc First tier and [[spoiler: as Ciel's staff.]]



* SurvivorGuilt: [[spoiler: Being the only member of the circus' first tier still alive is what leads him to attempt revenge on Ciel and co.]]

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* SurvivorGuilt: [[spoiler: Being the only member of the circus' first tier still alive is what leads him to attempt revenge on Ciel and co.]]



* TookALevelInCheerfulness: Starts to be more expressive [[spoiler: after joining Ciel's staff.]]

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* TookALevelInCheerfulness: Starts to be more expressive [[spoiler: after joining Ciel's staff.]]
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* AdorablyPrecociousChild: Usually very solemn and composed, he is very committed to his jobs (running the Phantomhive family business, and [[spoiler:fighting supernatural evil]]). Slightly different from the norm in that most people take him quite seriously, at least the ones who know him well.

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* AdorablyPrecociousChild: Usually very solemn and composed, he is very committed to his jobs (running the Phantomhive family business, and [[spoiler:fighting fighting supernatural evil]]).evil). Slightly different from the norm in that most people take him quite seriously, at least the ones who know him well.



* AlwaysSaveTheGirl: He's definitely this toward Elizabeth. He threw himself in front of a {{bear|sAreBadNews}} for her first, but he's taken to doing whatever he has to do to make sure she's safe from [[spoiler:a ship load of [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies zombies]]]]. Her mother, who's normally overprotective, calmed down upon finding out that her daughter was with Ciel because she knew he'd protect her. That's a pretty high level of trust there!

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* AlwaysSaveTheGirl: He's definitely this toward Elizabeth. He threw himself in front of a {{bear|sAreBadNews}} for her first, but he's taken to doing whatever he has to do to make sure she's safe from [[spoiler:a a ship load of [[EverythingsDeaderWithZombies zombies]]]].zombies]]. Her mother, who's normally overprotective, calmed down upon finding out that her daughter was with Ciel because she knew he'd protect her. That's a pretty high level of trust there!



* ArbitrarySkepticism: In chapter 86 he says people dying because of a curse is "ridiculous", despite his previous encounters with supernatural beings like demons, grim reapers, or the [[OurZombiesAreDifferent undead.]][[spoiler: [[{{Subversion}} To his credit, he was right:]] people weren't dying because of a curse but because of a inhalation of a poisonous gas made by the villagers.]]

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* ArbitrarySkepticism: In chapter 86 he says people dying because of a curse is "ridiculous", despite his previous encounters with supernatural beings like demons, grim reapers, or the [[OurZombiesAreDifferent undead.]][[spoiler: ]] [[{{Subversion}} To his credit, he was right:]] people weren't dying because of a curse but because of a inhalation of a poisonous gas made by the villagers.]] villagers.



* BeenThereShapedHistory: [[spoiler: He was the one who inspired Arthur Conan Doyle to continue writing mystery novels...[[ItMakesSenseInContext by telling him he orchestrated two murders, framed an innocent man who was not so innocent, and that his butler is really a demon.]]]]

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* BeenThereShapedHistory: [[spoiler: He was the one who inspired Arthur Conan Doyle to continue writing mystery novels...[[ItMakesSenseInContext by telling him he orchestrated two murders, framed an innocent man who was not so innocent, and that his butler is really a demon.]]]]]]



** He does it again when [[spoiler:he disguises himself as Sullivan]].

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** He does it again when [[spoiler:he he disguises himself as Sullivan]].Sullivan.



* HeroicBSOD: In PTSD fashion, Sebastian's actions when trying to save Ciel from the werewolf curse in the Green Witch arc [[spoiler:(later revealed to be toxic gas effects)]] trigger painful memories of his time imprisoned. This causes him to revert back to the frightened, helpless state he was in when he was 10 and held captive by the cult. In this state, he lashes out against Sebastian, and does not let any of the other adults near him. Coupled with [[spoiler: him now being blind]], he clings only to the young Finnian for safety and comfort. [[spoiler:Sebastian has to nearly eat him to snap him out of this helpless state.]]

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* HeroicBSOD: In PTSD fashion, Sebastian's actions when trying to save Ciel from the werewolf curse in the Green Witch arc [[spoiler:(later (later revealed to be toxic gas effects)]] effects) trigger painful memories of his time imprisoned. This causes him to revert back to the frightened, helpless state he was in when he was 10 and held captive by the cult. In this state, he lashes out against Sebastian, and does not let any of the other adults near him. Coupled with [[spoiler: him now being blind]], he clings only to the young Finnian for safety and comfort. [[spoiler:Sebastian Sebastian has to nearly eat him to snap him out of this helpless state.]]



* ItAmusedMe: The reason Ciel invited Arthur to the banquet and [[spoiler: told him what ''really'' happened-[[BrokenMasquerade including Sebastian being a demon]] ]] was because he liked his writing [[spoiler: and wanted him to continue]].

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* ItAmusedMe: The reason Ciel invited Arthur to the banquet and [[spoiler: told him what ''really'' happened-[[BrokenMasquerade including Sebastian being a demon]] ]] was because he liked his writing [[spoiler: and wanted him to continue]].continue.



* LaserGuidedAmnesia: In season 2 of the anime [[spoiler:he doesn't remember recent events prior to the season 1 finale thanks to his soul being taken, including the death of Abberline and Madam Red or who Grell, Soma and Agni are. Sebastian convinces the others to play along and not remind him.]]
* LaughingMad: After all the crap he pulled during the circus arc, [[spoiler:he ventures off to the workhouse they were told about only to find out that it's in ruins]]. Ciel finds this darkly amusing.

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* LaserGuidedAmnesia: In season 2 of the anime [[spoiler:he he doesn't remember recent events prior to the season 1 finale thanks to his soul being taken, including the death of Abberline and Madam Red or who Grell, Soma and Agni are. Sebastian convinces the others to play along and not remind him.]]
him.
* LaughingMad: After all the crap he pulled during the circus arc, [[spoiler:he he ventures off to the workhouse they were told about only to find out that it's in ruins]].ruin]]. Ciel finds this darkly amusing.



** With a few [[ILied well chosen words]] towards [[spoiler:Snake]], Ciel turned a former enemy into another one of his devoted servants.
** Later he does the same thing to [[spoiler: Sieglinde Sullivan]], although instead of making another servant, he's created a potential new weapon for Queen Victoria. However, not wanting Sieglinde's [[spoiler: ultimate secret weapon of devastating power]] to fall into the Queen's hands, he has Sieglinds give her some valuable information, but makes her promise to keep her [[spoiler: ultimate weapon]] secret to the grave. This is the first time that Ciel withholds valuable information from Queen Victoria.

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** With a few [[ILied well chosen words]] towards [[spoiler:Snake]], Snake, Ciel turned a former enemy into another one of his devoted servants.
** Later he does the same thing to [[spoiler: Sieglinde Sullivan]], Sullivan, although instead of making another servant, he's created a potential new weapon for Queen Victoria. However, not wanting Sieglinde's [[spoiler: ultimate secret weapon of devastating power]] power to fall into the Queen's hands, he has Sieglinds give her some valuable information, but makes her promise to keep her [[spoiler: ultimate weapon]] weapon secret to the grave. This is the first time that Ciel withholds valuable information from Queen Victoria.



* MercyKill: He justifies his order to Sebastian of [[spoiler:burning all the kidnapped kids]] at the end of the Noah's Ark Circus arc as this, since [[spoiler:the kids already had a lifeless expression on their faces, due to the crazy Doctor tampering with their brains, and wouldn't get over the trauma they went through. Hence, in Ciel's mind, they are better off dead.]]

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* MercyKill: He justifies his order to Sebastian of [[spoiler:burning burning all the kidnapped kids]] kids at the end of the Noah's Ark Circus arc as this, since [[spoiler:the the kids already had a lifeless expression on their faces, due to the crazy Doctor tampering with their brains, and wouldn't get over the trauma they went through. Hence, in Ciel's mind, they are better off dead.]]



* NervousWreck: As the result of a bad HeroicBSOD after being affected by a curse [[spoiler:or rather, toxic gas inhalation]]. It takes some time [[spoiler:and Sebastian nearly eating him]] for him to go back to normal.

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* NervousWreck: As the result of a bad HeroicBSOD after being affected by a curse [[spoiler:or or rather, toxic gas inhalation]]. inhalation. It takes some time [[spoiler:and and Sebastian nearly eating him]] him for him to go back to normal.



* PleaseDontLeaveMe: His [[spoiler:breakdown over Sebastian's "death" in the murder mystery arc]] can be considered this, although later on this is [[spoiler:Exploited, as they were acting]].

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* PleaseDontLeaveMe: His [[spoiler:breakdown breakdown over Sebastian's "death" in the murder mystery arc]] can be considered this, although later on this is [[spoiler:Exploited, as they were acting]].acting.



* RedEyesTakeWarning: Anime-only. [[spoiler:When he gets turned into a demon, his eyes can glow an eerie fuschia.]]

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* RedEyesTakeWarning: Anime-only. [[spoiler:When When he gets turned into a demon, his eyes can glow an eerie fuschia.]]



* SecurityBlanket: There is a specific pillow that he cannot sleep without. [[spoiler: Exploited, as it is later revealed that it was just an excuse to hide the blood on Sebastian's chest.]]

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* SecurityBlanket: There is a specific pillow that he cannot sleep without. [[spoiler: Exploited, as it is later revealed that it was just an excuse to hide the blood on Sebastian's chest.]]



** The two most notable examples are in the fifth chapter/second episode when his captor plans to sell him to a brothel (introducing this trope), and the [[spoiler: entire Circus Arc.]]
* SoulJar: In the anime, and [[spoiler: it's been hinted in the manga that he might be this to his father.]]

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** The two most notable examples are in the fifth chapter/second episode when his captor plans to sell him to a brothel (introducing this trope), and the [[spoiler: entire Circus Arc.]]
Arc.
* SoulJar: In the anime, and [[spoiler: it's been hinted in the manga that he might be this to his father.]]



* UnableToCry: He could cry when he was younger, but now he apparently can't. [[spoiler:The closest he has come to since then was when his eyes got watery in chapter 34]].
** [[spoiler: Subverted in Chapter 89, when he fully seen crying. Granted, it's due to being subjected to a toxic gas, but still.]]
** [[spoiler: Subverted again in Chapter 91, when Ciel is seen actually crying for real when Finnian tells him that he'll protect him, and Ciel says he's not worth protecting.]]

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* UnableToCry: He could cry when he was younger, but now he apparently can't. [[spoiler:The The closest he has come to since then was when his eyes got watery in chapter 34]].
34.
** [[spoiler: Subverted in Chapter 89, when he fully seen crying. Granted, it's due to being subjected to a toxic gas, but still.]]
still.
** [[spoiler: Subverted again in Chapter 91, when Ciel is seen actually crying for real when Finnian tells him that he'll protect him, and Ciel says he's not worth protecting.]]



* YouKilledMyFather: He wants to find and get revenge on the one who murdered his parents. [[spoiler:In the anime it was Angela who also fused his father's remains with his wife and made them into an abomination to be used to kill Ciel, their own son.]]

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* YouKilledMyFather: He wants to find and get revenge on the one who murdered his parents. [[spoiler:In In the anime it was Angela who also fused his father's remains with his wife and made them into an abomination to be used to kill Ciel, their own son.]]



* GetAHoldOfYourselfMan: When Ciel suffers a major HeroicBSOD after being affected by a curse [[spoiler:or rather, toxic gas inhalation]], Sebastian suggests to shock him again to force him to go back to normal, but Tanaka tells him not to. [[spoiler:Eventually Sebastian's patience runs out and he tries to eat Ciel, which finally snaps him out of it. Ciel asks Sebastian if he seriously was trying to eat him, but Sebastian says he was only 90% serious.]]

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* GetAHoldOfYourselfMan: When Ciel suffers a major HeroicBSOD after being affected by a curse [[spoiler:or or rather, toxic gas inhalation]], inhalation, Sebastian suggests to shock him again to force him to go back to normal, but Tanaka tells him not to. [[spoiler:Eventually Eventually Sebastian's patience runs out and he tries to eat Ciel, which finally snaps him out of it. Ciel asks Sebastian if he seriously was trying to eat him, but Sebastian says he was only 90% serious.]]



* MysteriousPast: Sebastian is the most mysterious character of them all. Little is known about him other than he is a demon, not even his true name or form (though certain aspects of the later is shown, such as the fact that [[spoiler: he wears high heels as a demon]]). The anime gives a few tidbits: He met a Egyptian pharaoh, he spread a famous, major, and [[HistoricalInJoke real life]] plague more then a 100 years prior to the events of the series, and he probably is of the [[spoiler: FallenAngel]] variety of demon because [[spoiler: a crapload of feathers swirl around him like a twister]] in his true form.

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* MysteriousPast: Sebastian is the most mysterious character of them all. Little is known about him other than he is a demon, not even his true name or form (though certain aspects of the later is shown, such as the fact that [[spoiler: he wears high heels as a demon]]). demon). The anime gives a few tidbits: He met a Egyptian pharaoh, he spread a famous, major, and [[HistoricalInJoke real life]] plague more then a 100 years prior to the events of the series, and he probably is of the [[spoiler: FallenAngel]] FallenAngel variety of demon because [[spoiler: a crapload of feathers swirl around him like a twister]] twister in his true form.



* NotSoDifferent: Sebastian and the Undertaker share an ironic laugh when [[spoiler:Ciel expresses disgust at the P4's casual murder]].
* NotSoInvincibleAfterAll: Amazingly, the manga has added a few situations that Sebastian has failed to solve instantly or prevent. [[spoiler:He's lost to the Undertaker twice (though both times he also had reasons not to go all-out). He also doesn't seem immune to curses of supernatural beings[[note]]Actually he is, his lack of immunity to the "werewolf's cure" is a clue that it's not magical in nature at all[[/note]] - later revealed to be a chemical weapon - either. True, he's still NighInvulnerable, but to see one of manga's most famous {{Showy Invincible Hero}}es taken down to ''merely'' NighInvulnerable is quite surprising.]]
** That said, he reaffirms his credentials somewhat by showing [[spoiler: he can '''breathe in''' the mustard gas]] without any harm to himself, [[spoiler: and exhale it afterwards]] as if he were breathing air. Granted his first experience gave him the same symptoms as Ciel, but it never threatened his life and he learned how to counteract it pretty quickly.

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* NotSoDifferent: Sebastian and the Undertaker share an ironic laugh when [[spoiler:Ciel Ciel expresses disgust at the P4's casual murder]].
murder.
* NotSoInvincibleAfterAll: Amazingly, the manga has added a few situations that Sebastian has failed to solve instantly or prevent. [[spoiler:He's He's lost to the Undertaker twice (though both times he also had reasons not to go all-out). He also doesn't seem immune to curses of supernatural beings[[note]]Actually he is, his lack of immunity to the "werewolf's cure" is a clue that it's not magical in nature at all[[/note]] - later revealed to be a chemical weapon - either. True, he's still NighInvulnerable, but to see one of manga's most famous {{Showy Invincible Hero}}es taken down to ''merely'' NighInvulnerable is quite surprising.]]
surprising.
** That said, he reaffirms his credentials somewhat by showing [[spoiler: he can '''breathe in''' the mustard gas]] gas without any harm to himself, [[spoiler: and exhale it afterwards]] afterwards as if he were breathing air. Granted his first experience gave him the same symptoms as Ciel, but it never threatened his life and he learned how to counteract it pretty quickly.



* OurDemonsAreDifferent: Apart from masquerading as a butler with heightened talents, he almost never reveals his true form onscreen, and only [[spoiler: long high heel shoes and some feathers falling around him implying that he at least has bird-like wings.]]

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* OurDemonsAreDifferent: Apart from masquerading as a butler with heightened talents, he almost never reveals his true form onscreen, and only [[spoiler: long high heel shoes and some feathers falling around him implying that he at least has bird-like wings.]]



* SexyDiscretionShot: His sex scenes with [[spoiler:Beast]] in the manga and [[spoiler:Matilda]] in the anime.

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* SexyDiscretionShot: His sex scenes with [[spoiler:Beast]] Beast in the manga and [[spoiler:Matilda]] Matilda in the anime.



* UnwittingPawn: In the final episode of Season 2, [[spoiler:he kills Claude and escapes being bound to Alois for all of eternity only to be bound to a demonic Ciel for all of eternity.]]

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* UnwittingPawn: In the final episode of Season 2, [[spoiler:he he kills Claude and escapes being bound to Alois for all of eternity only to be bound to a demonic Ciel for all of eternity.]]



* WouldHurtAChild: When [[spoiler:Wendy and Peter try to bisect Finny, she shoots Wendy in the Head. When confronted by Peter, she shoots him in the shoulder and pins him down with gunfire, before sniping him when he tries to escape.]]

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* WouldHurtAChild: When [[spoiler:Wendy Wendy and Peter try to bisect Finny, she shoots Wendy in the Head. When confronted by Peter, she shoots him in the shoulder and pins him down with gunfire, before sniping him when he tries to escape.]]



* ATeamFiring: Lampshaded when blasting up the kitchen with the Gatling Gun, [[spoiler:Dagger and Beast]] manage to dodge him, and he expends all his bullets. He laments that while it has a very good number of rounds, the device is made for rapid fire and not accuracy, though in the chaos he did manage to [[spoiler:kill Dagger]].

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* ATeamFiring: Lampshaded when blasting up the kitchen with the Gatling Gun, [[spoiler:Dagger Dagger and Beast]] Beast manage to dodge him, and he expends all his bullets. He laments that while it has a very good number of rounds, the device is made for rapid fire and not accuracy, though in the chaos he did manage to [[spoiler:kill Dagger]].kill Dagger.



* TheCaretaker: Forced to become this in chapter 91 for Ciel, as he's the only one of the servants [[spoiler: Ciel will let help.]]

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* TheCaretaker: Forced to become this in chapter 91 for Ciel, as he's the only one of the servants [[spoiler: Ciel will let help.]]



* LightningBruiser: Not just strong but quick too. Seen especially when carrying [[spoiler:Sullivan]] out of the forest in chapter 100.

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* LightningBruiser: Not just strong but quick too. Seen especially when carrying [[spoiler:Sullivan]] Sullivan out of the forest in chapter 100.



* SecretKeeper: In the anime [[spoiler:was told directly by Vincent Phantomhive that Queen Victoria would be the one responsible for his death, but was also asked to keep this from Ciel. At the end of the first season Sebastian gives Ciel's Tanaka's diary, which reveals this]].

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* SecretKeeper: In the anime [[spoiler:was was told directly by Vincent Phantomhive that Queen Victoria would be the one responsible for his death, but was also asked to keep this from Ciel. At the end of the first season Sebastian gives Ciel's Tanaka's diary, which reveals this]].this.



* ActionGirl: [[spoiler:She is actually an accomplished swordswoman and once she is forced to stop hiding it, she shows her skills by DualWielding against zombies.]]

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* ActionGirl: [[spoiler:She She is actually an accomplished swordswoman and once she is forced to stop hiding it, she shows her skills by DualWielding against zombies.]]



* BadassAdorable: [[spoiler:Who would have thought that this girly, cute and affectionate young girl who always wears frilly dresses was a strong swordswoman capable of defending herself against zombies.]]

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* BadassAdorable: [[spoiler:Who Who would have thought that this girly, cute and affectionate young girl who always wears frilly dresses was a strong swordswoman capable of defending herself against zombies.]]



* BadassFamily: Her family is made of master swordsmen. [[spoiler:Including her, too.]]

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* BadassFamily: Her family is made of master swordsmen. [[spoiler:Including Including her, too.]]



* DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel: [[spoiler:In the manga, she's actually a LittleMissBadass. She thought Ciel wouldn't like her enough if she was too "brash and uncute", so she didn't use her swordmanship skills until there was no choice.]] It could be a [[DeconstructedTrope deconstruction]] of the trope. [[spoiler:Unlike most girls that fit this trope, it's all for the sake of her beloved, and not because she simply likes being rescued. It also shows that Lizzie had to sacrifice a few things in order to maintain Ciel's pride, and it harmed her self-esteem.]]
* DualWielding: [[spoiler:Wields two swords when forced to fight off zombies.]]

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* DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel: [[spoiler:In In the manga, she's actually a LittleMissBadass. She thought Ciel wouldn't like her enough if she was too "brash and uncute", so she didn't use her swordmanship skills until there was no choice.]] It could be a [[DeconstructedTrope deconstruction]] of the trope. [[spoiler:Unlike Unlike most girls that fit this trope, it's all for the sake of her beloved, and not because she simply likes being rescued. It also shows that Lizzie had to sacrifice a few things in order to maintain Ciel's pride, and it harmed her self-esteem.]]
self-esteem.
* DualWielding: [[spoiler:Wields Wields two swords when forced to fight off zombies.]]



* GirlyBruiser: [[spoiler:She really is girly and sweet, and always was. She just hide her swordswoman skills fearing that Ciel would see her uncute.]]

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* GirlyBruiser: [[spoiler:She She really is girly and sweet, and always was. She just hide her swordswoman skills fearing that Ciel would see her uncute.]]



* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Her gold hair highlights her sunny disposition, girlish attitude, innocence, and deep love for Ciel. However, later characterization reveals [[spoiler:that she is a LadyOfWar and nowhere near as naive as she seems, but still a NiceGirl]].

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* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: Her gold hair highlights her sunny disposition, girlish attitude, innocence, and deep love for Ciel. However, later characterization reveals [[spoiler:that that she is a LadyOfWar and nowhere near as naive as she seems, but still a NiceGirl]].NiceGirl.



* KickingAssInAllHerFinery: [[spoiler:Fighting zombies in ElegantGothicLolita clothing.]]

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* KickingAssInAllHerFinery: [[spoiler:Fighting :Fighting zombies in ElegantGothicLolita clothing.]]



* LadyOfWar: [[spoiler:Despite her fear to be seen as unladylike, she manages to look graceful and elegant while slashing zombies.]]
* LittleMissBadass: [[spoiler:This little girl is so badass that when Grell was about to make an entrance, sweet Lizzie pointed a sword at her and glared at the Shinigami.]]

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* LadyOfWar: [[spoiler:Despite Despite her fear to be seen as unladylike, she manages to look graceful and elegant while slashing zombies.]]
zombies.
* LittleMissBadass: [[spoiler:This This little girl is so badass that when Grell was about to make an entrance, sweet Lizzie pointed a sword at her and glared at the Shinigami.]]



* MasterSwordswoman: [[spoiler:Elizabeth is quite the accomplished swordswoman.]]

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* MasterSwordswoman: [[spoiler:Elizabeth Elizabeth is quite the accomplished swordswoman.]]



* MoralityChain: Her entire reason for existence seems to be keeping Ciel from falling into the abyss. [[spoiler: It's lampshaded in chapter 58 she even states that her goal was to be a wife Ciel could protect. Then she changes this so she could protect Ciel.]]
* NoGuyWantsAnAmazon: [[spoiler: The reason she wasn't fighting was because when they were little, young Ciel was afraid of Lizzy's mother and her harsh personality, and was glad he was marrying Lizzy. This made Lizzy feel that if she were to show her sword-fighting side, Ciel wouldn't like her.]]
* NonIdleRich: [[spoiler:Comes from a noble family just like Ciel, yet her mother wouldn't let her just be an elegant lady and taught her to use the sword.]]
* ObfuscatingStupidity: [[spoiler:She's not so harmless as she appears. In this case, it's to fool Ciel into thinking she's someone he needs to protect, instead of the other way around.]]

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* MoralityChain: Her entire reason for existence seems to be keeping Ciel from falling into the abyss. [[spoiler: It's lampshaded in chapter 58 she even states that her goal was to be a wife Ciel could protect. Then she changes this so she could protect Ciel.]]
Ciel.
* NoGuyWantsAnAmazon: [[spoiler: The reason she wasn't fighting was because when they were little, young Ciel was afraid of Lizzy's mother and her harsh personality, and was glad he was marrying Lizzy. This made Lizzy feel that if she were to show her sword-fighting side, Ciel wouldn't like her.]]
her.
* NonIdleRich: [[spoiler:Comes Comes from a noble family just like Ciel, yet her mother wouldn't let her just be an elegant lady and taught her to use the sword.]]
sword.
* ObfuscatingStupidity: [[spoiler:She's She's not so harmless as she appears. In this case, it's to fool Ciel into thinking she's someone he needs to protect, instead of the other way around.]]



* SilkHidingSteel: [[spoiler:More like ''[[TheCutie Sugar]]'' Hiding [[BadassAdorable Steel]]. She does her best to be a cute and feminine young lady, but when she's forced to fight she shows her skills as a talented swordswoman.]]

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* SilkHidingSteel: [[spoiler:More More like ''[[TheCutie Sugar]]'' Hiding [[BadassAdorable Steel]]. She does her best to be a cute and feminine young lady, but when she's forced to fight she shows her skills as a talented swordswoman.]]



** Neither is the [[{{Kawaiiko}} cute dress or the cute demeanour]] as a whole. Ciel briefly chastises her for this, which shortly leads into CharacterDevelopment and [[spoiler:TookALevelInBadass for [[DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel Elizabeth]].]]

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** Neither is the [[{{Kawaiiko}} cute dress or the cute demeanour]] as a whole. Ciel briefly chastises her for this, which shortly leads into CharacterDevelopment and [[spoiler:TookALevelInBadass TookALevelInBadass for [[DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel Elizabeth]].]]



* StepfordSmiler: [[spoiler:As seen from chapter 66, she keeps most of her fears and worries regarding Ciel to herself.]]

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* StepfordSmiler: [[spoiler:As As seen from chapter 66, she keeps most of her fears and worries regarding Ciel to herself.]]



* UnwillinglyGirlyTomboy: A rare inversion. [[spoiler:Lizzy is an Unwillingly Tomboyish Girly Girl. Her mother forced her to learn swordsmanship and Lizzy hates it because she thinks it's unladylike and [[NoGuyWantsAnAmazon Ciel won't like her if he finds out she's stronger than him]].]]
* ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend: In the manga, [[spoiler:she drops the DamselInDistress act and begins slashing zombies in order to protect Ciel]].

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* UnwillinglyGirlyTomboy: A rare inversion. [[spoiler:Lizzy Lizzy is an Unwillingly Tomboyish Girly Girl. Her mother forced her to learn swordsmanship and Lizzy hates it because she thinks it's unladylike and [[NoGuyWantsAnAmazon Ciel won't like her if he finds out she's stronger than him]].]]
him]].
* ViolentlyProtectiveGirlfriend: In the manga, [[spoiler:she she drops the DamselInDistress act and begins slashing zombies in order to protect Ciel]].Ciel.



* AntiVillain: [[spoiler:She does some monstrous things, but it's pretty hard not to have sympathy for her.]]
* BewareTheNiceOnes: The red-dressed, haired and eyed aunt of Ciel who sees him as her surrogate son? [[spoiler: She's half of Jack the Ripper, punishing prostitutes for requesting abortions while she can't have kids because of an accident that also killed her husband; the other half being her seemingly-stupid but highly sociopathic shinigami butler Grell Sutcliff.]]
* BloodLust: [[spoiler:Just as her fixation with the color red, she developed a fascination with blood after she started murdering prostitutes.]]

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* AntiVillain: [[spoiler:She She does some monstrous things, but it's pretty hard not to have sympathy for her.]]
her.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: The red-dressed, haired and eyed aunt of Ciel who sees him as her surrogate son? [[spoiler: She's half of Jack the Ripper, punishing prostitutes for requesting abortions while she can't have kids because of an accident that also killed her husband; the other half being her seemingly-stupid but highly sociopathic shinigami butler Grell Sutcliff.]]
Sutcliff.
* BloodLust: [[spoiler:Just Just as her fixation with the color red, she developed a fascination with blood after she started murdering prostitutes.]]



* BrokenBird: She was a really sweet girl who only wished for the man she loved to be happy with her sister, but then [[spoiler:she lost her husband, her unborn child, shortly followed by the man she loved and her sister and then she was forced to give abortions to prostitutes. All this broke her and she became a dangerous murderer.]]

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* BrokenBird: She was a really sweet girl who only wished for the man she loved to be happy with her sister, but then [[spoiler:she she lost her husband, her unborn child, shortly followed by the man she loved and her sister and then she was forced to give abortions to prostitutes. All this broke her and she became a dangerous murderer.]]



* ADeathInTheLimelight: [[spoiler:She appears to be an important major character in the first arc of the series, only to be murdered by her own butler (who also happened to be a Shinigami), complete with a half-chapter montage of her story.]]
* DiesWideOpen: [[spoiler:She dies with her eyes open after being killed by Grell.]]
* DrivenByEnvy: [[spoiler:Envied the pregnant prostitutes who came to her clinic for abortions... [[InsaneTrollLogic so she]] [[KillEmAll killed them.]]]]

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* ADeathInTheLimelight: [[spoiler:She She appears to be an important major character in the first arc of the series, only to be murdered by her own butler (who also happened to be a Shinigami), complete with a half-chapter montage of her story.]]
story.
* DiesWideOpen: [[spoiler:She She dies with her eyes open after being killed by Grell.]]
Grell.
* DrivenByEnvy: [[spoiler:Envied Envied the pregnant prostitutes who came to her clinic for abortions... [[InsaneTrollLogic so she]] [[KillEmAll killed them.]]]]]]



* FreudianExcuse: [[spoiler:She lost her ability to give birth in the accident that killed her husband and her unborn child. She started killing prostitutes that went through abortions because they threw away what she lost and now could never have.]]

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* FreudianExcuse: [[spoiler:She She lost her ability to give birth in the accident that killed her husband and her unborn child. She started killing prostitutes that went through abortions because they threw away what she lost and now could never have.]]



* GoodGirlGoneBad: [[spoiler:She really was a good girl, until unfortunate events in her life turned her into half of Jack the Ripper.]]

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* GoodGirlGoneBad: [[spoiler:She She really was a good girl, until unfortunate events in her life turned her into half of Jack the Ripper.]]



* ImportantHaircut: She used to have longer hair before [[spoiler: she started killing people.]]

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* ImportantHaircut: She used to have longer hair before [[spoiler: she started killing people.]]



* UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper: [[spoiler:She's half of Jack the Ripper, along with Grell. She started murdering prostitutes out of resentment that they would go through abortions while she couldn't have children.]]
* LikeASonToMe: She thinks of Ciel as her own son. [[spoiler: This saves Ciel's life, actually. And costs her her own life.]]
* MadDoctor: [[spoiler:She murdered the prostitutes that asked her for abortions.]]
* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: [[spoiler:She used her medical knowledge to mutilate the bodies of the prostitutes that asked her for abortions.]]

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* UsefulNotes/JackTheRipper: [[spoiler:She's She's half of Jack the Ripper, along with Grell. She started murdering prostitutes out of resentment that they would go through abortions while she couldn't have children.]]
children.
* LikeASonToMe: She thinks of Ciel as her own son. [[spoiler: This saves Ciel's life, actually. And costs her her own life.]]
life.
* MadDoctor: [[spoiler:She She murdered the prostitutes that asked her for abortions.]]
abortions.
* MorallyAmbiguousDoctorate: [[spoiler:She She used her medical knowledge to mutilate the bodies of the prostitutes that asked her for abortions.]]



* RedEyesTakeWarning: Averted in that she's pretty harmless and truly loves her nephew. [[spoiler:Then you find out who she really is]].

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* RedEyesTakeWarning: Averted in that she's pretty harmless and truly loves her nephew. [[spoiler:Then Then you find out who she really is]].is.



* TraumaCongaLine: Wow. The love of her life marries her older sister, though Red still manages to marry [[SecondLove a good and loving]] NiceGuy anyway. Then, after getting her medical license, her husband and unborn child are killed and she has to have a hysterectomy. She then loses ''both'' her sister and the love of her life in a fire. [[spoiler:After all of this, she gives abortions to prostitutes. [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds Jealous of the pregnancies they can't keep or don't want,]] she begins killing them, [[InLoveWithYourCarnage which is where Grell steps in.]] However, when faced with more or less getting away with her murders so long as Grell keeps Sebastian busy and she murders Ciel, poor Red can't bring herself to kill her nephew "who was like a son to her"... and is promptly chainsawed by Grell.]]

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* TraumaCongaLine: Wow. The love of her life marries her older sister, though Red still manages to marry [[SecondLove a good and loving]] NiceGuy anyway. Then, after getting her medical license, her husband and unborn child are killed and she has to have a hysterectomy. She then loses ''both'' her sister and the love of her life in a fire. [[spoiler:After After all of this, she gives abortions to prostitutes. [[WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds Jealous of the pregnancies they can't keep or don't want,]] she begins killing them, [[InLoveWithYourCarnage which is where Grell steps in.]] However, when faced with more or less getting away with her murders so long as Grell keeps Sebastian busy and she murders Ciel, poor Red can't bring herself to kill her nephew "who was like a son to her"... and is promptly chainsawed by Grell.]]



* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: [[spoiler:A dangerous SerialKiller who murdered and mutilated prostitutes, but she did it out of resentment that they would ask her for abortions after she lost her family and ability to have children.]]

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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: [[spoiler:A A dangerous SerialKiller who murdered and mutilated prostitutes, but she did it out of resentment that they would ask her for abortions after she lost her family and ability to have children.]]



* DarkAndTroubledPast: A flashback in the anime shows that he lost his family during the Opium Wars. First he's seen walking with his sister when the English show up, [[spoiler:and then shown holding her ''severed arm.'']]

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: A flashback in the anime shows that he lost his family during the Opium Wars. First he's seen walking with his sister when the English show up, [[spoiler:and and then shown holding her ''severed arm.'']]''



* BoobsOfSteel: Possesses strength that rivals and/or surpasses Finnian's [[spoiler: without having gone through the injections]] and has breasts larger than Mey-Rin's.

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* BoobsOfSteel: Possesses strength that rivals and/or surpasses Finnian's [[spoiler: without having gone through the injections]] injections and has breasts larger than Mey-Rin's.



* AdaptationalHeroism: When the anime diverges from the manga the Undertaker's character does as well. He's [[spoiler:a Grim Reaper]] in both but in the anime [[spoiler:he's simply retired]] whereas the manga [[spoiler:he's a renegade]]. The anime plays him up as a BunnyEarsLawyer who comes to help in stopping Ash whereas the manga plays him as a NotSoHarmlessVillain who edges closer and closer to being a central antagonist.

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* AdaptationalHeroism: When the anime diverges from the manga the Undertaker's character does as well. He's [[spoiler:a a Grim Reaper]] Reaper in both but in the anime [[spoiler:he's he's simply retired]] retired whereas the manga [[spoiler:he's he's a renegade]].renegade. The anime plays him up as a BunnyEarsLawyer who comes to help in stopping Ash whereas the manga plays him as a NotSoHarmlessVillain who edges closer and closer to being a central antagonist.



* BadassLongRobe: [[spoiler:Full of grave markers that may as well be spears.]]

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* BadassLongRobe: [[spoiler:Full Full of grave markers that may as well be spears.]]



* BigBad: [[spoiler:Seems to be shaping up to be this as he was the villain of two arcs.]]

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* BigBad: [[spoiler:Seems Seems to be shaping up to be this as he was the villain of two arcs.]]



* BlindingBangs: His eyes are always by his hair. [[spoiler:He does it to hide his GreenEyes, a trait that reveals he's a shinigami.]]

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* BlindingBangs: His eyes are always by his hair. [[spoiler:He He does it to hide his GreenEyes, a trait that reveals he's a shinigami.]]



* CreepyGood: In the anime at least. [[spoiler: As of Chapter 60 in the manga, not so much considering [[ZombieApocalypse what's he up to]] in that arc though he still appears to [[PetTheDog care about Ciel.]]]]
* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:In chapter 105 it's revealed that all reapers were humans who committed suicide.]]
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Even the [[spoiler: fellow]] reapers.

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* CreepyGood: In the anime at least. [[spoiler: As of Chapter 60 in the manga, not so much considering [[ZombieApocalypse what's he up to]] in that arc though he still appears to [[PetTheDog care about Ciel.]]]]
* DrivenToSuicide: [[spoiler:In chapter 105 it's revealed that all reapers were humans who committed suicide.
]]
* DrivenToSuicide: In chapter 105 it's revealed that all reapers were humans who committed suicide.
* EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Even the [[spoiler: fellow]] fellow reapers.



* FlashStep: [[spoiler: Displays this when posing as Weston's Principal]]. Sebastian himself failed to catch him.
* ForTheEvulz: Morbid laughs are the only reason he does anything; in most settings, this would be classified as ItAmusedMe, but given the BlackAndBlackMorality of the setting [[spoiler:and the fact The Undertaker is responsible for the zombie outbreak going on just because he thought it'd be funny to see what happened if he helped an idiot scientist reanimate corpses]], the Undertaker's amusement can be seen in a rather negative light.

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* FlashStep: [[spoiler: Displays this when posing as Weston's Principal]].Principa]. Sebastian himself failed to catch him.
* ForTheEvulz: Morbid laughs are the only reason he does anything; in most settings, this would be classified as ItAmusedMe, but given the BlackAndBlackMorality of the setting [[spoiler:and and the fact The Undertaker is responsible for the zombie outbreak going on just because he thought it'd be funny to see what happened if he helped an idiot scientist reanimate corpses]], corpses, the Undertaker's amusement can be seen in a rather negative light.



* GreenEyes: [[spoiler:In the manga, Grell noticing his eyes causes her to realize immediately he's a rogue Grim Reaper; apparently they all have the same kind of eyes, but he's not wearing any glasses.]]

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* GreenEyes: [[spoiler:In In the manga, Grell noticing his eyes causes her to realize immediately he's a rogue Grim Reaper; apparently they all have the same kind of eyes, but he's not wearing any glasses.]]



* LongHairedPrettyBoy: Maybe not necessarily when he's dressed the way he usually does, but definitely when he's [[spoiler:in shinigami form]]. So much so that when Grell saw what his face really looked like, she was completely enamored by his looks.

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* LongHairedPrettyBoy: Maybe not necessarily when he's dressed the way he usually does, but definitely when he's [[spoiler:in in shinigami form]].form. So much so that when Grell saw what his face really looked like, she was completely enamored by his looks.



* NightmareFetishist: Quite a few different examples, including cooing over how nice a corpse looks with its cuts and [[TooKinkytoTorture allowing Grell to bury him in epsom salts and smiling about the sensation of moisture leaving his body.]] Justified in that [[spoiler: he's a Shinigami in the anime, and later in the manga, as well]].

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* NightmareFetishist: Quite a few different examples, including cooing over how nice a corpse looks with its cuts and [[TooKinkytoTorture allowing Grell to bury him in epsom salts and smiling about the sensation of moisture leaving his body.]] Justified in that [[spoiler: he's a Shinigami in the anime, and later in the manga, as well]].well.



* NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler:Ciel's (apparent) disgust at the P4's murders gives Undertaker a fit of the giggles.]]
* NotSoHarmlessVillain: [[spoiler:A ton of recently murdered (read: [[NightOfTheLivingMooks eaten]]) ship passengers should drive the point home.]]
** [[spoiler: And he took on Grell, Ronald, and ''Sebastian'' at the same time and ''won effortlessly'']].

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* NotSoDifferent: [[spoiler:Ciel's Ciel's (apparent) disgust at the P4's murders gives Undertaker a fit of the giggles.giggles.
* NotSoHarmlessVillain: A ton of recently murdered (read: [[NightOfTheLivingMooks eaten]]) ship passengers should drive the point home.
]]
* NotSoHarmlessVillain: [[spoiler:A ton of recently murdered (read: [[NightOfTheLivingMooks eaten]]) ship passengers should drive the point home.]]
** [[spoiler: And he took on Grell, Ronald, and ''Sebastian'' at the same time and ''won effortlessly'']].effortlessly''.



* {{Shinigami}}: [[spoiler:In the anime, and later, the manga. Interestingly, in the former, he's a retired and highly respected ex-shinigami, while in the latter, he's just been revealed to be a renegade shinigami; apparently the fact he alone of the Shinigami we've seen so far doesn't wear glasses is a ''very bad sign'']].

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* {{Shinigami}}: [[spoiler:In In the anime, and later, the manga. Interestingly, in the former, he's a retired and highly respected ex-shinigami, while in the latter, he's just been revealed to be a renegade shinigami; apparently the fact he alone of the Shinigami we've seen so far doesn't wear glasses is a ''very bad sign'']].sign''.



** [[spoiler: [[UpToEleven He uses said Death Scythe to cut the ''Campania'' in two]]]].

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** [[spoiler: [[UpToEleven He uses said Death Scythe to cut the ''Campania'' in two]]]].two]].



** [[spoiler: A flashback in Chapter 32 shows him seated with the former Earl of Phantomhive's gang. This doesn't get a followup until ''Chapter 85''.]]
** [[spoiler: He was the one who created the Bizarre Dolls for kicks, setting off the whole Campania story arc.]]
** [[spoiler: The Principal who escaped from Sebastian so quickly that only his clothes were left? Yeah, that was him too. He took the job ''after'' he helped the P4 hide a few bodies]].
** And probably the most important: [[spoiler:He's a Shinigami, and an incredibly powerful one at that - so much so that William has a bit of a freak-out when he realizes who the hell this guy is.]]

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** [[spoiler: A flashback in Chapter 32 shows him seated with the former Earl of Phantomhive's gang. This doesn't get a followup until ''Chapter 85''.]]
85''.
** [[spoiler: He was the one who created the Bizarre Dolls for kicks, setting off the whole Campania story arc.]]
arc.
** [[spoiler: The Principal who escaped from Sebastian so quickly that only his clothes were left? Yeah, that was him too. He took the job ''after'' he helped the P4 hide a few bodies]].
bodies.
** And probably the most important: [[spoiler:He's He's a Shinigami, and an incredibly powerful one at that - so much so that William has a bit of a freak-out when he realizes who the hell this guy is.]]



* TookALevelInJerkass: In the manga (chapter 60 onwards), [[spoiler:he reveals himself to be much nastier than the slightly creepy PerkyGoth everyone was used to, to the point in chapter 61 he ''stabs Sebastian in the gut with his scythe.'' His plan, which he explains in chapter 60, isn't a nice thing either]].

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* TookALevelInJerkass: In the manga (chapter 60 onwards), [[spoiler:he he reveals himself to be much nastier than the slightly creepy PerkyGoth everyone was used to, to the point in chapter 61 he ''stabs Sebastian in the gut with his scythe.'' His plan, which he explains in chapter 60, isn't a nice thing either]].either.



* {{Yandere}}: Possibly for Ciel [[spoiler: if his willingness to kill Sebastian for Ciel]] is any indication.
** Possibly a platonic variant if [[spoiler: his (undefined) connection to Ciel's grandmother]] has anything to do with it.

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* {{Yandere}}: Possibly for Ciel [[spoiler: if his willingness to kill Sebastian for Ciel]] Ciel is any indication.
** Possibly a platonic variant if [[spoiler: his (undefined) connection to Ciel's grandmother]] grandmother has anything to do with it.
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* KarmaHoudini: Tries to [[DefiedTrope defy]] it. In the manga, he spends an entire chapter trying to confess to Scotland Yard about [[spoiler: being blackmailed by West into attacking people]], but Ciel stops him.

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* KarmaHoudini: Tries to [[DefiedTrope defy]] it. In the manga, he spends an entire chapter trying to confess to Scotland Yard about [[spoiler: being blackmailed by West into attacking people]], people, but Ciel stops him.



* ThoseTwoGuys: When partnered with Soma. [[spoiler: Until his death in Chapter 127.]

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* ThoseTwoGuys: When partnered with Soma. [[spoiler: Until his death in Chapter 127.]]]
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* ImpaledPalm: [[spoiler:In chapter 127, Soma tried to save himself from being killed by placing his right hand in front of gun instead. Thus, badly injured his hand.]]
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