History Characters / FableI

6th Apr '18 3:14:34 PM intastiel
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* EmbarrassingNickname: His first Hero name is ''Chicken Chaser''. He can opt to keep the name after his rise to fame, becoming a singularly odd TomTheDarkLord

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* EmbarrassingNickname: His first Hero name is ''Chicken Chaser''. He can opt to keep the name after his rise to fame, becoming a singularly odd TomTheDarkLordTomTheDarkLord.



* SealedEvilInACan: [[spoiler:In a mask, to be more specific.]]

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* SealedEvilInACan: [[spoiler:In a mask, to be more specific.]] Unusually for the trope, trapping him is the only way to kill him permanently, since destroying the mask one his soul is trapped inside it leaves him DeaderThanDead rather than release him.]]
* TomTheDarkLord: Jack the primordial {{omnicidal|Maniac}} EldritchAbomination. In this case, "Jack" probably signifies his rank in the ancient Court of Blades[[labelnote:*]](In some card decks, the Jack ranks between the Knight and Queen, matching the order in which William Black defeated the Court in the TimeOfMyths)[[/labelnote]], although it's used as a personal name.
5th Apr '18 5:04:49 PM Jibster
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* EvilBrit: Jack of Blades' original voice gives him this impression before it got a demonic deepening in TLC.
5th Apr '18 10:23:29 AM intastiel
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* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: The better of a person he is, the more golden blond his hair gets, to the point that it verges on MysticalWhiteHair when he is at his most saintly.

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* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: The better of a person he is, the more golden blond his hair gets, to the point that it verges on becomes MysticalWhiteHair when he is at his most saintly.



* HolyHalo: If the character is good enough, they'll have a faint halo over their head as opposed to the evil horns.
* HornsOfVillainy: He grows these once he gets near the bottom of the KarmaMeter.

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* HolyHalo: If the character is good enough, they'll he'll have a faint halo over their head as opposed to the evil horns.
head, accompanied by a few spectral butterflies.
* HornsOfVillainy: He grows these once if he gets near the bottom of the KarmaMeter.



* ThePawn: [[spoiler:On multiple fronts. Maze rescued him from Oakvale in hopes that they could defeat Jack of Blades, while Jack spied on him since his victory in the Arena to locate his sister and mother.]]
* PrettyBoy: The box art makes him look ''very'' pretty.

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* ThePawn: [[spoiler:On multiple fronts. Maze rescued rescues him from Oakvale in hopes that they could can defeat Jack of Blades, while Jack spied spies on him since his victory in the Arena to locate his sister and mother.]]
]] Jack taunts him for this in the expansion:
--> ''"Always the puppet... Don't you ever get tired of having your strings pulled?"''
* PrettyBoy: The box art makes him look ''very'' pretty. He can become this in-game as well, boosting his Attractiveness stat to the point that people fall for him at first sight.



* TheMentor: He takes a special interest in helping to guide the Hero of Oakvale after saving him. [[spoiler:He did so in hopes that he would be strong enough to defeat Jack, but eventually came to believe that was impossible]].

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* TheMentor: He takes a special interest in helping to guide the Hero of Oakvale after saving him. [[spoiler:He did does so in hopes that he would be strong enough to defeat Jack, but eventually came comes to believe that was it to be impossible]].



* SimpleStaff: Wields a stave in combat.

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* SimpleStaff: Wields a stave staff in combat.



* DamselInDistress: Brom, who later became her husband, found her badly wounded in the woods and tended to her. [[spoiler:The Hero of Oakvale later rescues her from decades of imprisonment, and [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption doesn't]] [[CutsceneIncompetence quite]] manage to stop Jack of Blades from cutting her throat later.]]

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* DamselInDistress: Brom, who later became her husband, found her badly wounded in the woods and tended to her. [[spoiler:The Hero of [[spoiler:She spends the years after the Oakvale later rescues raid imprisoned and tortured, is recaptured shortly after the Hero helps her from decades of imprisonment, escape, and [[FailureIsTheOnlyOption doesn't]] is killed by Jack of Blades [[CutsceneIncompetence quite]] manage to stop Jack of Blades from cutting her throat later.while the Hero watches helplessly]].]]



* ActionGirl: She is a skilled fighter and a veteran Hero. She relies more on Skill than Strength or Will, and is known to be an excellent shot.

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* ActionGirl: She is a skilled fighter and a veteran Hero. She relies more on Skill than Strength or Will, Will and is known to be an excellent shot.



* BadassBookworm: An extremely knowledgeable individual who can kick ass.

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* BadassBookworm: An extremely knowledgeable individual who who's one of the Hero's main sources of obscure information during the main quests; she can also kick ass.ass in the field with the best of them.



* HeroOfAnotherStory: She is off having her own adventures across Albion and in exotic lands for most of the game, only briefly interacting with the Hero of Oakvale a few times before returning the Albion and settling down.

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* FireForgedFriends: She warms to the Hero when they face Jack's forces together and is overtly friendly toward him in her later appearances. Can happen sooner if the Hero joins her on a combat SideQuest, where she pays him a sincere compliment and says she'd be happy to work with him again.
* HeroOfAnotherStory: She is off having her own adventures across Albion and in exotic lands for most of the game, only briefly interacting with the Hero of Oakvale a few times before returning the to Albion and settling down.down.
* IntelligenceEqualsIsolation: The Oracle describes her as turning to books for the companionship that she never found in people.



* GentleGiant: {{Zigzagged|Trope}}. To the Hero (even as a child), he's a looming, [[ScaryBlackMan intimidating]] man who is [[DudeWheresMyRespect cold]] at best and [[ItsPersonal homicidal]] at worst. To the children of Bowerstone, he's this: he does tricks for them and reminds them to be good and eat their broccoli.

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* GentleGiant: {{Zigzagged|Trope}}. To the Hero (even as when the Hero is a young child), he's a looming, [[ScaryBlackMan intimidating]] man who is [[DudeWheresMyRespect cold]] at best and [[ItsPersonal homicidal]] at worst. To the children of Bowerstone, he's this: he does tricks for them and reminds them to be good and eat their broccoli.



* JerkassWithAHeartOfGold: Depends on your actions. If you [[spoiler:killed Whisper and stole Lady Grey from him]], he comes off quite reasonably, as you have pretty much destroyed his life. If you didn't, it's basically a case of wounded {{pride}}.

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* JerkassWithAHeartOfGold: Depends on your actions. If you [[spoiler:killed [[spoiler:kill Whisper and stole steal Lady Grey from him]], he comes off quite reasonably, as you have pretty much destroyed his life. If you didn't, it's don't, his enmity is basically a case of wounded {{pride}}.



* NonActionGuy: We have no idea how capable he is in combat. But considering how he's been a Hero for so long, he's probably a RetiredBadass.
** You can find a rather nasty looking hammer called "Scythe's Hammer" in ''VideoGame/FableIII''; in the description, it even hints he may come back for it some day.

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* NonActionGuy: We have no idea how capable he is in combat. But considering how he's been a Hero for so long, he's probably a RetiredBadass.
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RetiredBadass. You can find a rather nasty looking hammer called "Scythe's Hammer" in ''VideoGame/FableIII''; in the description, it even hints he may come back for it some day.



* VillainWithGoodPublicity: He apparently owns a decent amount of real estate in Albion, including the Arena (where the crowd seems to really like him) as well as the nation's penal system.
** Played with; while Jack is certainly respected and has many people who work for him, he is still used as the central character of boogeyman stories for children, and everyone knows how terrifyingly powerful and cruel he is despite also allowing him to own Albion's prison.

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* VillainWithGoodPublicity: He apparently Zig-zagged. While he's a [[TheDreaded dreaded]] figure in Albion and is used in bogeyman stories for children, he owns a decent amount lot of real estate in Albion, including the Arena (where the crowd seems to really like him) as well as and the nation's penal system.
** Played with; while Jack is certainly respected and has many people who work for him, he is still used as the central character of boogeyman stories for children, and everyone knows how terrifyingly powerful and cruel he is despite also allowing him to own Albion's prison.
system.



* DeathByOriginStory: He dies in the raid on Oakvale.

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* DeathByOriginStory: He dies in the tutorial level during the raid on Oakvale.



* NiceGuy: A kindly man who encourages the young Hero to do good deads, chides him if he's naughty, and reminds him to get his sister a birthday present.

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* NiceGuy: A kindly man who encourages the young Hero to do good deads, deeds, chides him if he's naughty, and reminds him to get his sister a birthday present.



* FaceHeelTurn: He is a former Hero who realized that he could just take what he wanted from people instead of doing quests.

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* FaceHeelTurn: FallenHero: He is a former Hero who realized that he could just take what he wanted from people instead of doing quests.
11th Aug '17 8:01:26 PM finalfaw
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* MissionControl: He remains in telepathic contact with Heroes throughout Albion, providing them advice, knowledge, and coordinating them when needed.

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* MissionControl: He remains in telepathic contact with Heroes throughout Albion, providing them advice, knowledge, and coordinating them when needed.needed,[[AnnoyingVideoGameHelper and reminding people that their health is low]].
24th Jul '17 6:25:46 AM socialist-cokehead
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* ChickMagnet: Most noticeable when he is Good, but once he becomes a LivingLegend, most women ([[EvenTheGuysWantHim and a few men]])) are quite vocal about their interest in him as soon as they catch sight of him.

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* ChickMagnet: Most noticeable when he is Good, but once he becomes a LivingLegend, most women ([[EvenTheGuysWantHim and a few men]])) men]]) are quite vocal about their interest in him as soon as they catch sight of him.
18th Apr '17 8:28:56 AM kalel32688
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A young boy recruited into the Guild of Heroes after his hometown of Oakvale is destroyed by Bandits and his entire family is assumed killed. After graduating from the Guild, he embarks on a quest to discover why his town was attacked.

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A young boy recruited into the Guild of Heroes Guild after his hometown of Oakvale is destroyed by Bandits and his entire family is assumed killed. After graduating from the Guild, he embarks on a quest to discover why his town was attacked.



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: No matter how much an evil bastard he ends up, [[spoiler: Fable 2 shows that he canonically spares his sister and ditches the Sword of Aeons]].
* EvenEvilHasStandards: No matter how much of an evil bastard he ends up, [[spoiler: he canonically ditches the Sword of Aeons and destroys Jack of Blades]].

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: No matter how much an evil bastard he ends up, [[spoiler: Fable 2 [[spoiler:''Fable II'' shows that he canonically spares his sister and ditches the Sword of Aeons]].
sister]].
* EvenEvilHasStandards: No matter how much of an evil bastard he ends up, [[spoiler: he [[spoiler:he canonically ditches the Sword of Aeons and destroys Jack of Blades]].
17th Apr '17 2:50:47 PM intastiel
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* HornedHumanoid: If he has a low enough KarmaMeter.

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* HornedHumanoid: If HornsOfVillainy: He grows these once he has a low enough gets near the bottom of the KarmaMeter.


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* OneManArmy: By the end of the game, he can depopulate a city single-handedly, and is only constrained against the subsequent endless waves of city guards by the limits of the player's patience.


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* UsedToBeASweetKid: If you do good deeds as a kid then pull a FaceHeelTurn as an adult. [[spoiler:If you choose to kill the Guildmaster, he laments this in his last moments.]]
16th Apr '17 4:53:34 PM intastiel
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* BadassGrandpa: Because of the way the game ages the character based on the number of skills learned, by the end of the game, he's a OneManArmy and LivingLegend whose presence inspires fawning devotion and marriage proposals.

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* BadassGrandpa: Because of the way the game ages the character based on the number of skills learned, by the end of the game, he's a an elderly OneManArmy and LivingLegend whose presence inspires fawning devotion and marriage proposals.



* {{Bishounen}}: The official box art makes him look ''very'' pretty.



* ChickMagnet: Most noticeable when he is Good, but once he becomes a LivingLegend, most women ([[EvenTheGuysWantHim and a few men]])) are quite vocal about their interest in him as soon as they catch sight of him.



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: No matter how much an evil bastard he ends up, [[spoiler: Fable 2 shows that he canonically spared his sister, and ditched the Sword of Aeons]].

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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: No matter how much an evil bastard he ends up, [[spoiler: Fable 2 shows that he canonically spared spares his sister, sister and ditched ditches the Sword of Aeons]].



* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: The better of a person he is, the more golden blond his hair gets.

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* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: The better of a person he is, the more golden blond his hair gets.gets, to the point that it verges on MysticalWhiteHair when he is at his most saintly.
* HeroicBuild: His model gains muscle and stature as he gains strength and skill, such that most [=NPCs=] only reach up to his chest when those stats are at their highest.


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* PrettyBoy: The box art makes him look ''very'' pretty.
13th Apr '17 8:41:08 AM NubianSatyress
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* AGirlInEveryPort: He can have a wife [[GayOption or husband]] in each of Albion's five towns. An in-universe book describes a polygamist's wives discovering his charade and subjecting their husband to a visit from [[NoodleIncident the Mythical Castrating Mountain Monkey]], but the Hero is able to manage his separate households without such misfortune.
5th Mar '17 10:45:37 PM PocketFox
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* HairOfGoldHeartOfGold: The better of a person he is, the more golden blond his hair gets.
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