History Characters / ErrantStory

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%%* DeadpanSnarker
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%%* DeadpanSnarker* DeadpanSnarker: See SnarkyNonHumanSidekick for the lampshading of the snark part. As for the deadpan part, he [[http://www.errantstory.com/2005-08-05/397 hangs an in-story lampshade for this very trope on Sarine]] with a fine example of his capabilities. ---> '''Sarine:''' So the same people who train the law enforcement also train the criminals ... what a remarkably efficient system. --->'''Ellis:''' When you say these things, do even you sometimes have trouble telling whether you're being sarcastic or not?

%%* IJustWantToBeBadass: with a passion.
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%%* * IJustWantToBeBadass: with a passion.passion; see under ThisIsSomethingHesGotToDoHimself. She desperately wants to go outside the elven world and be a practicing badass like Sarine, but the other elves won't let her.
5th Jan '16 3:27:08 PM Graybeard
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%%* CatsAreMean %%* CatBoy %%* CessationOfExistence
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%%* CatsAreMean %%* CatBoy %%* CessationOfExistence* CatsAreMean: Pretty much comes with the familiar territory, but if there's any doubt, watch him try to [[http://www.errantstory.com/2007-04-25/650 blow Jon away with his own gun]]. * CatBoy: Originally, he's just a cat (albeit one with wings, power of speech, etc.), but he becomes one 2/3 of the way through the story as a result of Meji's Senilis-caused outburst of magical weirdness. * CessationOfExistence: [[spoiler: When Ian gets his hands on him in the climactic battle.]]

%%* SnarkyNonHumanSidekick
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%%* SnarkyNonHumanSidekick* SnarkyNonHumanSidekick: Again, comes with the territory of being a talking familiar. Lampshaded by a [[http://www.errantstory.com/2006-04-07/496 Tsuirakuan battlemage]] who observes that "All the talking familiars were just a really bad idea, but from what I heard, that entire series in particular had personality problems out the ass."

%%* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: And ''how''.
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%%* * AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: And ''how''.''how'', starting with the [[http://www.errantstory.com/2004-03-03/206 sparring session]] where she's first introduced.
19th Dec '15 11:25:12 AM Discar
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'''Meji Hinadori:''' A seventeen year old [[HalfHumanHybrid half-elf]] mage, though she [[OlderThanTheyLook ages more slowly than a normal human would]] making her look more in the area of twelve. While she starts out irresponsible, selfish, power-hungry, and a bit sadistic [[CharacterDevelopment she slowly matures over the course of the story]], to the point where she actually feels somewhat compelled to help fix the mistakes she has made. She is somewhat GenreSavvy, [[{{Lampshaded}} lampshading]] or [[InvokedTrope invoking]] several of the tropes on this page by name. She had a crush on Ian, [[spoiler: though after he went off the deep end and embarked on a genocidal campaign to exterminate the elves she (mostly) got over it.]] However, the two are set back on a collision course (assuming there was a time when they weren't on one, anyway), after she [[spoiler:absorbs the essence of the elven god Senilis]]. '''Tropes associated with Meji:'''
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'''Meji Hinadori:''' [[foldercontrol]] [[folder:Meji Hinadori]] A seventeen year old [[HalfHumanHybrid half-elf]] mage, though she [[OlderThanTheyLook ages more slowly than a normal human would]] making her look more in the area of twelve. While she starts out irresponsible, selfish, power-hungry, and a bit sadistic [[CharacterDevelopment she slowly matures over the course of the story]], to the point where she actually feels somewhat compelled to help fix the mistakes she has made. She is somewhat GenreSavvy, [[{{Lampshaded}} lampshading]] or [[InvokedTrope invoking]] several of the tropes on this page by name. She had a crush on Ian, [[spoiler: though after he went off the deep end and embarked on a genocidal campaign to exterminate the elves she (mostly) got over it.]] However, the two are set back on a collision course (assuming there was a time when they weren't on one, anyway), after she [[spoiler:absorbs the essence of the elven god Senilis]]. '''Tropes associated with Meji:''' name. ----

-->'''Jon''': "Ah... 'Do not interrupt the rest of female mages, for they are cramping and quick to cause explosions'?" -->'''Meji''': "Hmph. Typical. A girl casts ''one'' perfectly justified Fireball and the guys all say ''Oh, it must be PMS''." * BadassBoast that doubles as a KirkSummation: -->[[spoiler:"There are exactly 763 elves still alive inside this mountain. Some are scared, some are injured, some are buried under the wreckage and will soon die without aid. But 763 are alive. At least for the moment. I can tell because I can feel their heartbeats... every single one... and yours too. I want you to remember that... and remember that I am ''not'' the half elf that attacked you today. I'm not Ian because if you do something to make me or any half elf angry... I won't show up here to kick up some dust and make a mess like he would. You will simply stop... fall down dead as I ''end'' those heartbeats. And ''that'' will be that! Now that we have established that... I suggest you stop bothering me and go save the elves trapped in there while there's still time."]]
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-->'''Jon''': "Ah... Ah... 'Do not interrupt the rest of female mages, for they are cramping and quick to cause explosions'?" -->'''Meji''': "Hmph.explosions'?\\ '''Meji''': Hmph. Typical. A girl casts ''one'' perfectly justified Fireball and the guys all say ''Oh, it must be PMS''." PMS''. * BadassBoast BadassBoast: One that doubles as a KirkSummation: -->[[spoiler:"There -->'''Meji:''' [[spoiler:There are exactly 763 elves still alive inside this mountain. Some are scared, some are injured, some are buried under the wreckage and will soon die without aid. But 763 are alive. At least for the moment. I can tell because I can feel their heartbeats... every single one... and yours too. I want you to remember that... and remember that I am ''not'' the half elf that attacked you today. I'm not Ian because if you do something to make me or any half elf angry... I won't show up here to kick up some dust and make a mess like he would. You will simply stop... fall down dead as I ''end'' those heartbeats. And ''that'' will be that! Now that we have established that... I suggest you stop bothering me and go save the elves trapped in there while there's still time."]]]]

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* VainSorceress: Meji's mom. ** Unusually, played sympathetically later in the story; Meji's mother is desperately trying to retain her beauty mostly so she can still be desirable to the dashing, immortal elf lord who serves as ambassador to her city every seventeen years. [[spoiler: He turns out to be a complete dick who is perfectly fine with the idea of killing his own daughter as a way of maintaining his reputation and apparently was rather vicious in brushing off Meji's mom when they met again after she had carried the torch for ''seventeen years''.]]
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* VainSorceress: VainSorceress: ** Meji's mom. ** mom. Unusually, played sympathetically later in the story; Meji's mother is desperately trying to retain her beauty mostly so she can still be desirable to the dashing, immortal elf lord who serves as ambassador to her city every seventeen years. [[spoiler: He turns out to be a complete dick who is perfectly fine with the idea of killing his own daughter as a way of maintaining his reputation and apparently was rather vicious in brushing off Meji's mom when they met again after she had carried the torch for ''seventeen years''.]]

* VitriolicBestBuds: with Ellis.
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* VitriolicBestBuds: with With Ellis.

* VitriolicBestBuds: with Ellis. [[/folder]] [[folder:Ellis]] Meji's familiar and proof that CatsAreMean, Ellis is a loud, obnoxious, winged cat who is (unfortunately) also MadeOfIron.

'''Ellis:''' Meji's familiar and proof that CatsAreMean, Ellis is a loud, obnoxious, winged cat who is (unfortunately) also MadeOfIron. '''Tropes associated with Ellis:''' * CatsAreMean * [[spoiler:CatBoy]] - eventually. * DeadpanSnarker
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\n'''Ellis:''' Meji's familiar and proof that CatsAreMean, Ellis is a loud, obnoxious, winged cat who is (unfortunately) also MadeOfIron.\n\n'''Tropes associated with Ellis:'''\n\n* %%* CatsAreMean * [[spoiler:CatBoy]] - eventually. * %%* CatBoy %%* CessationOfExistence %%* DeadpanSnarker

* SnarkyNonHumanSidekick * VitriolicBestBuds: with Meji * [[spoiler: SacrificialLion]] Cat * [[spoiler: CessationOfExistence]]
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* %%* SacrificialLion %%* SnarkyNonHumanSidekick * %%* VitriolicBestBuds: With Meji. [[/folder]] [[folder:Jon Amraphel]] A HitmanWithAHeart, he starts out trying to maintain an image as a [[TheStoic stoic assassin,]] but that quickly fades as he shows his [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold true colors.]] The resident BadassNormal, among a cast of magic users he is the only one without a spark of magical talent in him yet is able to defeat most enemies with Meji * [[spoiler: SacrificialLion]] Cat * [[spoiler: CessationOfExistence]] a combination of creativity, luck, and [[TheGunslinger sharpshooting]]. Though on the surface he can appear to be rude, crude, and a bit dim, he can be quite clever at times and is something of a DeadpanSnarker, especially around Sarine. He also never hesitates to tell any of the several thousand year old elves [[ScrewYouElves exactly what he thinks of them.]]

'''Jon Amraphel:''' A HitmanWithAHeart, he starts out trying to maintain an image as a [[TheStoic stoic assassin,]] but that quickly fades as he shows his [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold true colors.]] The resident BadassNormal, among a cast of magic users he is the only one without a spark of magical talent in him yet is able to defeat most enemies with a combination of creativity, luck, and [[TheGunslinger sharpshooting]]. Though on the surface he can appear to be rude, crude, and a bit dim, he can be quite clever at times and is something of a DeadpanSnarker, especially around Sarine. He also never hesitates to tell any of the several thousand year old elves [[ScrewYouElves exactly what he thinks of them.]] '''Tropes associated with Jon:'''

** [[AlmightyJanitor Maybe...]]

* JerkWithAHeartOfGold
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* StrongFamilyResemblance: with Sara, {{Lampshaded}} by Sarine [[http://www.errantstory.com/2007-04-20 here.]] --> '''Sara:''' (with a puzzled expression) What? --> '''Sarine:''' Please don't do that again. You were just beard stubble away from looking exactly like your brother does when I confuse him.
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* StrongFamilyResemblance: with StrongFamilyResemblance: ** With Sara, {{Lampshaded}} by Sarine [[http://www.errantstory.com/2007-04-20 here.]] --> ---> '''Sara:''' (with a puzzled expression) What? --> What?\\ '''Sarine:''' Please don't do that again. You were just beard stubble away from looking exactly like your brother does when I confuse him.

* StrongFamilyResemblance: with Sara, {{Lampshaded}} by Sarine [[http://www.errantstory.com/2007-04-20 here.]] --> '''Sara:''' (with a puzzled expression) What? --> '''Sarine:''' Please don't do that again. You were just beard stubble away from [[/folder]] [[folder:Ian Samael]] A [[OlderThanTheyLook forty year old]] half-elf mage looking exactly like your brother does when I confuse him.for a way to heal his [[IllGirl ailing sister.]] He starts out as an all around nice guy (if a bit {{Wangst}}y) who constantly worries over the very real possibility of the elves finding and killing him and his loved ones.

'''Ian Samael:''' A [[OlderThanTheyLook forty year old]] half-elf mage looking for a way to heal his [[IllGirl ailing sister.]] He starts out as an all around nice guy (if a bit {{Wangst}}y) who constantly worries over the very real possibility of the elves finding and killing him and his loved ones. [[spoiler: It doesn't last. Soon after he gets separated from the group [[AGodAmI he absorbs the powers of the goddess Anilis]] and becomes a PhysicalGod, albeit [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity a very insane one.]] After he [[CameBackWrong fails to bring back]] his now dead sister from the grave he proceeds to blame the elves for all the world's problems and sets out to exterminate the elven race.]] '''Tropes associated with Ian:''' * AGodAmI: [[spoiler: Ian literally absorbs the goddess Anilis, one of the two elven creator gods.]] * [[spoiler: BigBad]]
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'''Ian Samael:''' A [[OlderThanTheyLook forty year old]] half-elf mage looking for a way to heal his [[IllGirl ailing sister.]] He starts out as an all around nice guy (if a bit {{Wangst}}y) who constantly worries over the very real possibility of the elves finding and killing him and his loved ones. [[spoiler: It doesn't last. Soon after he gets separated from the group [[AGodAmI he absorbs the powers of the goddess Anilis]] and becomes a PhysicalGod, albeit [[WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity a very insane one.]] After he [[CameBackWrong fails to bring back]] his now dead sister from the grave he proceeds to blame the elves for all the world's problems and sets out to exterminate the elven race.]] '''Tropes associated with Ian:''' * AGodAmI: [[spoiler: Ian literally absorbs the goddess Anilis, one of the two elven creator gods.]] * [[spoiler: BigBad]]%%* BigBad

* PhysicalGod: See above.
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* %%* PhysicalGod: See above.

* {{Wangst}}: Ian pretty much has a monopoly on this. Other characters have gotten angsty in a scene or two for [[DarkAndTroubledPast completely legitimate reasons]], but [[spoiler: destroying a city and killing hundreds in a failed attempt at SuicideByCop and then trying to exterminate an entire race of people all because of the deaths of two people, one of which wasn't even really his fault?]] That takes the cake.

* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity * WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds
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* WithGreatPowerComesGreatInsanity * WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds [[/folder]] [[folder:Sarine Elle]] A [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld three thousand year old]] elven ranger who fought in the Errant War that heralded the end of the elven empire, she [[WalkingTheEarth walks the earth]] killing any errants (half-elves who have gone insane) left over from the war. She has a lot of emotional baggage but rarely shows it and was, in fact, rather [[EmotionlessGirl emotionless]] for most of her early appearances. Being forced into new and bizarre situations for the first time in a thousand years has [[DefrostingIceQueen defrosted her a bit, though.]] She's revealed herself to be something of a DeadpanSnarker, particularly when around Jon.

'''Sarine Elle:''' A [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld three thousand year old]] elven ranger who fought in the Errant War that heralded the end of the elven empire, she [[WalkingTheEarth walks the earth]] killing any errants (half-elves who have gone insane) left over from the war. She has a lot of emotional baggage but rarely shows it and was, in fact, rather [[EmotionlessGirl emotionless]] for most of her early appearances. Being forced into new and bizarre situations for the first time in a thousand years has [[DefrostingIceQueen defrosted her a bit, though.]] She's revealed herself to be something of a DeadpanSnarker, particularly when around Jon. '''Tropes associated with Sarine:''' * ActionGirl
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'''Sarine Elle:''' A [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld three thousand year old]] elven ranger who fought in the Errant War that heralded the end of the elven empire, she [[WalkingTheEarth walks the earth]] killing any errants (half-elves who have gone insane) left over from the war. She has a lot of emotional baggage but rarely shows it and was, in fact, rather [[EmotionlessGirl emotionless]] for most of her early appearances. Being forced into new and bizarre situations for the first time in a thousand years has [[DefrostingIceQueen defrosted her a bit, though.]] She's revealed herself to be something of a DeadpanSnarker, particularly when around Jon. '''Tropes associated with Sarine:''' * %%* ActionGirl

'''Sarine Elle:''' A [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld three thousand year old]] elven ranger who fought in [[/folder]] [[folder:Sara Amraphel]] Jon's estranged sister and a relatively new addition to the Errant War that heralded group, she was a warrior-monk [[TrainingFromHell trained]] in TheSpartanWay to ridiculous extremes. Between her intense physical training and magical abilities she can move faster than the end of human eye can track, dodge bullets, and is generally the elven empire, she [[WalkingTheEarth walks the earth]] killing any errants (half-elves who have gone insane) left over from the war. group's physical powerhouse. [[TheStoic She has a lot of emotional baggage but rarely shows it speaks]], more often than not communicating through looks and was, in fact, rather [[EmotionlessGirl emotionless]] for most of ellipses. She speaks a little elvish, though her early appearances. Being forced into new and bizarre situations for the first time in training as a thousand years warrior-monk has [[DefrostingIceQueen defrosted left her a bit, though.]] She's revealed herself to be something of a DeadpanSnarker, particularly when around Jon. '''Tropes associated with Sarine:''' * ActionGirl[[http://www.errantstory.com/2008-09-19/875 atrocious people skills.]]

'''Sara Amraphel:''' Jon's estranged sister and a relatively new addition to the group, she was a warrior-monk [[TrainingFromHell trained]] in TheSpartanWay to ridiculous extremes. Between her intense physical training and magical abilities she can move faster than the human eye can track, dodge bullets, and is generally the group's physical powerhouse. [[TheStoic She rarely speaks]], more often than not communicating through looks and ellipses. She speaks a little elvish, though her training as a warrior-monk has left her with [[http://www.errantstory.com/2008-09-19/875 atrocious people skills.]] '''Tropes associated with Sara:''' * ActionGirl ** DarkActionGirl: [[spoiler:before her HeelFaceTurn]]
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'''Sara Amraphel:''' Jon's estranged sister and a relatively new addition to the group, she was a warrior-monk [[TrainingFromHell trained]] in TheSpartanWay to ridiculous extremes. Between her intense physical training and magical abilities she can move faster than the human eye can track, dodge bullets, and is generally the group's physical powerhouse. [[TheStoic She rarely speaks]], more often than not communicating through looks and ellipses. She speaks a little elvish, though her training as a warrior-monk has left her with [[http://www.errantstory.com/2008-09-19/875 atrocious people skills.]] '''Tropes associated with Sara:''' * %%* ActionGirl ** * DarkActionGirl: [[spoiler:before her HeelFaceTurn]]

* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn]] * {{Jobber}}: in one chapter. [[{{Lampshaded}} Mentioned]] [[InvokedTrope by name]] [[http://www.errantstory.com/2009-05-01 here.]]
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* [[spoiler:HeelFaceTurn]] %%* HeelFaceTurn * {{Jobber}}: in In one chapter. [[{{Lampshaded}} Mentioned]] [[InvokedTrope by name]] [[http://www.errantstory.com/2009-05-01 here.]]

* StrongFamilyResemblance: with Jon
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* StrongFamilyResemblance: [[/folder]] [[folder:Anita]] Head of the Ensigerum, an order of monks and assassins (think {{Ninja}} with Jonthe ability to manipulate time) that live in a HiddenElfVillage (ironic in view of their "relations" with the elves) in the mountains of Veracia. She was promoted to the position after an EpicFail on the part of an Ensigerum monk assigned to prevent a Gewehr hit, and as a result, is on a crusade not just to wipe out the Gewehr in Veracia, but every bit as important, to ''humiliate'' them first.

'''Anita:''' Head of the Ensigerum, an order of monks and assassins (think {{Ninja}} with the ability to manipulate time) that live in a HiddenElfVillage (ironic in view of their "relations" with the elves) in the mountains of Veracia. She was promoted to the position after an EpicFail on the part of an Ensigerum monk assigned to prevent a Gewehr hit, and as a result, is on a crusade not just to wipe out the Gewehr in Veracia, but every bit as important, to ''humiliate'' them first. '''Tropes associated with Anita:''' * AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: And ''how''.
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'''Anita:''' Head of the Ensigerum, an order of monks and assassins (think {{Ninja}} with the ability to manipulate time) that live in a HiddenElfVillage (ironic in view of their "relations" with the elves) in the mountains of Veracia. She was promoted to the position after an EpicFail on the part of an Ensigerum monk assigned to prevent a Gewehr hit, and as a result, is on a crusade not just to wipe out the Gewehr in Veracia, but every bit as important, to ''humiliate'' them first. '''Tropes associated with Anita:''' * %%* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking: And ''how''.

* IronLady * ManipulativeBastard, although she's plenty hands-on by the end of the story.
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* %%* IronLady * ManipulativeBastard, although %%* ManipulativeBastard: Although she's plenty hands-on by the end of the story.

* IronLady * ManipulativeBastard, although she's plenty hands-on by [[/folder]] [[folder:Bani Igaaru]] Meji's best friend from school, she graduated a year earlier and joined the "battlemages" (Tsuirakuan military). She meets up with Meji, Jon and Sarine while standing guard duty at a Tsuirakuan warp gate, and at first is just a foil for developing some of Meji's Backstory. However, toward the end of the story.comic, she becomes an important secondary character when Sarine tries to mobilize the Tsuirakuans against Ian and Anita. She and Sara, her near-contemporary in age but near-opposite in temperament, have all sorts of fun in the "Errant Commentary" fillers between comic chapters.

'''Bani Igaaru:''' Meji's best friend from school, she graduated a year earlier and joined the "battlemages" (Tsuirakuan military). She meets up with Meji, Jon and Sarine while standing guard duty at a Tsuirakuan warp gate, and at first is just a foil for developing some of Meji's Backstory. However, toward the end of the comic, she becomes an important secondary character when Sarine tries to mobilize the Tsuirakuans against Ian and Anita. She and Sara, her near-contemporary in age but near-opposite in temperament, have all sorts of fun in the "Errant Commentary" fillers between comic chapters. '''Tropes associated with Bani:'''

'''Bani Igaaru:''' Meji's best [[/folder]] [[folder:Misa]] A young (at least by elven standards, at a mere 1400+ years old) elf, introduced via an AttackHello on her friend from school, she graduated Sarine, a year earlier and joined the "battlemages" (Tsuirakuan military). blunder that almost gets her killed. She meets up with Meji, Jon and Sarine while standing guard duty at a Tsuirakuan warp gate, and at first is just a foil for developing some of Meji's Backstory. However, toward the end does survive to become part of the comic, she becomes an important secondary character when Sarine tries to mobilize cast whenever the Tsuirakuans against Ian and Anita. She and Sara, her near-contemporary in age but near-opposite in temperament, have all sorts of fun primary characters find themselves in the "Errant Commentary" fillers between comic chapters. '''Tropes associated with Bani:''' elven city of Praenubilus Astu.

'''Misa:''' A young (at least by elven standards, at a mere 1400+ years old) elf, introduced via an AttackHello on her friend Sarine, a blunder that almost gets her killed. She does survive to become part of the secondary cast whenever the primary characters find themselves in the elven city of Praenubilus Astu. '''Tropes associated with Misa:'''

* IJustWantToBeBadass: with a passion.
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* ThisIsSomethingHesGotToDoHimself: Averted, to her immense frustration. She ''really'' wants to get out into the world and have adventures like Sarine does, but because she's the youngest of the entire race, the other elves won't let her.
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* TheBabyOfTheBunch: Of her entire ''race'', actually. She doesn't look happy when Sarine [[http://www.errantstory.com/2008-10-28/892 mentions this to her fellow adventurers.]] * ThisIsSomethingHesGotToDoHimself: Averted, to her immense frustration. She ''really'' wants to get out into the world and have adventures like Sarine does, but because she's the youngest of the her entire race, the other elves won't let her. her. * YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Unusual hair colors aren't uncommon among the elves, and most of Errant Story is done in black and white anyway, but some out-of-story but canonical wallpaper shows her hair to be a particularly attractive shade of lavender that fits her personality well.
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'''Misa:''' A young (at least by elven standards, at a mere 1400+ years old) elf, introduced via an AttackHello on her friend Sarine, a blunder that almost gets her killed. She does survive to become part of the secondary cast whenever the primary characters find themselves in the elven city of Praenubilus Astu. '''Tropes associated with Misa:''' * DespairEventHorizon: Crossed when a mock fight against her idol Sara turns into a CurbStompBattle, with her as the stompee. * FanGirl: Of Sara, improbably enough. * GirlFriday: To Sarine on the latter's trips to Praenubilus Astu. * StatuesqueStunner: All elves have this going to some extent, being considerably taller than humans, but she wears it well, being both 6'4" and decidedly hot. * ThisIsSomethingHesGotToDoHimself: Averted, to her immense frustration. She ''really'' wants to get out into the world and have adventures like Sarine does, but because she's the youngest of the entire race, the other elves won't let her. ----
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* TheWorfEffect: {{lampshaded}}, with a ShoutOut to TV Tropes, [[http://www.errantstory.com/2009-04-29 here.]]

* TheWorfEffect: {{lampshaded}}, with a ShoutOut to TV Tropes, [[http://www.errantstory.com/2009-04-29 here.]]
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* TheWorfEffect: {{lampshaded}}, with a ShoutOut to TV Tropes, [[http://www.errantstory.com/2009-04-29 here.]]
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* TheStoic: though she's started to talk more as of late.
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* TheStoic: though she's she started to talk more as the comic entered its concluding chapters. * TrainingMontage: Used to [[http://www.errantstory.com/2006-08-18/550 present her backstory]] as she's building up to her graduation mission -- of late.[[spoiler:assassinating Jon]].
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* ByronicHero: She pretty well turns this trope UpToEleven. Very attractive physically? Check. Very intelligent, perceptive, sophisticated, educated, cunning and adaptable, but also self-centered? Check. Emotionally sensitive, which may translate into being emotionally conflicted, bipolar, or moody? Check. Intensely self-critical and introspective and may be described as dark and brooding? Check. Cynical, world-weary, and jaded, often due to a mysterious Dark and Troubled Past? Check. Extremely passionate, with strong personal beliefs which are usually in conflict with the values of the status quo? Check. She lives and breathes this trope.
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* MeditatingUnderAWaterfall: Part of her training, and lampshaded amusingly; she remembers it as [[http://www.errantstory.com/2008-02-13/769 less distracting]] than listening to the "damn endless chatter" that Sarine and Jon lay down in Praenubilus Astu.
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