History Characters / HarryPotterAndTheMethodsOfRationality

16th Aug '17 11:21:32 PM Ymirsdaughter
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%%* ImmortalitySeeker

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%%* ImmortalitySeeker* ImmortalitySeeker: Made hundreds of [[spoiler:horcruxes]] for this purpose.



%%* NinetiesAntiHero: [[spoiler: What little we know of his "hero" days indicates that he was this type of hero.]] %%Someone please reevaluate this in light of the completed story, as the example seems to have been written before The Reveal was published. I don't know how this trope lines up with his identity as Monroe being an act.

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%%* NinetiesAntiHero: [[spoiler: What little we know of As [[spoiler:Monroe]] his "hero" days indicates goal was to defeat [[spoiler:himself, or rather his own personal parody of a villain]] in battle to become a hero to the wizarding world, but then it turned out that no one supported him in doing so, and he was this type of hero.]] %%Someone please reevaluate this in light of the completed story, as the example seems to have been written before The Reveal was published. I don't know how this trope lines up grew disgusted with how cowardly his identity as Monroe being an act.fellow wizards were to refuse to stand up for themselves.
16th Aug '17 8:26:14 PM Pastykake
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-->''[[spoiler: What kills Dark Lords, terrifies Dementors and owes you sixty thousand galleons?]]''

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-->''[[spoiler: What -->[[spoiler:What kills Dark Lords, terrifies Dementors and owes you sixty thousand galleons?]]''galleons?]]



* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: Harry is apparently the only wizard in history to have [[spoiler:''killed a Dementor'']].
* DitzyGenius: Deconstructed. He's eleven years old, biologically immature and doesn't have the experience to make the best use of his intelligence socially.
* EncyclopaedicKnowledge: His (foster) father was an Oxford professor, his house is full of books, he is intensely curious and has the intelligence to assimilate the knowledge. Do the math.

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* DidYouJustPunchOutCthulhu: Harry is apparently the only wizard in history to have [[spoiler:''killed a Dementor'']].
dementor'']].
* DitzyGenius: Deconstructed. He's eleven years old, biologically immature immature, and doesn't have the experience to make the best use of his intelligence socially.
* EncyclopaedicKnowledge: His (foster) father was is an Oxford professor, his house is full of books, and he is intensely curious and has the intelligence to assimilate the knowledge. Do the math.



* GoneHorriblyRight: [[spoiler: unlike in the original trilogy, Voldemort turned Harry into a Horcrux ''intentionally'', fulling intending to pass on some of his power and intelligence onto him. This results in a Harry that ends up defeating Voldemort (and 30+ Deatheaters) and finding a way around the whole Horcrux thing ''in his first year''.]]
* GenreSavvy: When [=McGonagall=] tells Harry what ''really'' happened to his parents (Harry had been raised by his aunt and her husband with no explanation), Harry starts asking her which plot hooks might be left dangling, frequently making analogies to ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings''.
* GrinOfAudacity: He's usually represented with these in fanart. You can feel it in the text too, but they get much rarer after The Incident: Harry's gone ''grim.''
* GuileHero[=/=]ManipulativeBastard: The goals of a guile hero, the tactics of a magnificent bastard.
* HappilyAdopted: Mostly.
* TheHero: At least that is how Dumbledore thinks of him.
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Subverted, Deconstructed and ultimately played straight in his friendship with Quirell.

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* GoneHorriblyRight: [[spoiler: unlike [[spoiler:Unlike in the original trilogy, canon, Voldemort turned Harry into a Horcrux horcrux ''intentionally'', fulling intending to pass on some of his power and intelligence onto him. in an effort to overwrite Harry's mind with his own and so make Harry a mini-me. This results in a Harry that ends up defeating Voldemort (and 30+ Deatheaters) 37 Death Eaters) and finding a way around the whole Horcrux horcrux thing ''in his first year''.]]
* GenreSavvy: When [=McGonagall=] tells Harry what ''really'' happened to his parents (Harry had been raised by his aunt and her husband uncle with no explanation), Harry starts asking her which plot hooks might be left dangling, frequently making analogies to ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings''.
* GrinOfAudacity: He's usually represented with these in fanart. You can feel it in the text too, but they get much rarer after The [[spoiler:Azkaban]] Incident: Harry's gone Harry goes ''grim.''
* GuileHero[=/=]ManipulativeBastard: The He has the goals of a guile hero, hero and the tactics of a magnificent bastard.
* HappilyAdopted: Mostly.
Unlike canon, Petunia Evans-Verres and her husband Michael Verres-Evans raised Harry in a nurturing, loving environment and they love each other dearly.
* TheHero: At least least, that is how Dumbledore thinks of him.
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Subverted, Deconstructed and ultimately played straight in his friendship with Quirell.Quirrell.



* ImmortalitySeeker: And not just for himself, for ''everyone''.

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* ImmortalitySeeker: And Harry seeks immortality not just for himself, but for ''everyone''.humanity as a whole.



-->''And Harry just looked at the Defense Professor with cool eyes that would never flinch from anything; not even death, now. He was no longer [[spoiler: in Azkaban]], no longer fearful of the part of himself that was fearless; and the solid gemstone that was Harry had rotated to meet the stress, turning smoothly from one facet to another, from light to darkness, warm to cold.''
* InnocentlyInsensitive: Towards [[spoiler:Snape's past]]. He learned his lesson.
* InsufferableGenius: "I'm smarter and I know it. (''*wiggles*'')".
* IntelligenceEqualsIsolation: Amongst muggle children, anyway. He's too involved with events in the Wizarding World for it to manifest at Hogwarts, and it never actually bothered him anyway. Hilariously invoked by himself to get rid of Ron.
-->''"See? You have to be ''this'' smart to talk to me."''
* KnightInSourArmor: He realizes that the wizarding world is full of some really nasty people, but he still wants to do good and change it for the better. This is implied to be one of the ways that Dumbledore believes Voldemort to be his [[EvilCounterpart Dark Mirror]]; both Voldemort and Harry believe there aren't inherent moral principles, but Voldemort is a [[NietzscheWannabe Nihilist]] who acts [[ForTheEvulz For The Evulz]], while Harry is this trope.
* LargeHam: At age twelve, he talks like a book. And that's when he's being ''low key''. When he ''tries'' to be a ham, it's ''spectacular''.

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-->''And -->And Harry just looked at the Defense Professor with cool eyes that would never flinch from anything; not even death, now. He was no longer [[spoiler: in Azkaban]], no longer fearful of the part of himself that was fearless; and the solid gemstone that was Harry had rotated to meet the stress, turning smoothly from one facet to another, from light to darkness, warm to cold.''
cold.
* InnocentlyInsensitive: Towards Harry acts this way every so often, notably towards [[spoiler:Snape's past]]. He learned learns his lesson.
* InsufferableGenius: "I'm smarter and I know it. (''*wiggles*'')".''[wiggles]''".
* IntelligenceEqualsIsolation: Amongst muggle children, anyway. He's too involved with events in the Wizarding World wizarding world for it to manifest at Hogwarts, and it never actually bothered him anyway. Hilariously invoked by himself to get rid of Ron.
-->''"See? -->"See? You have to be ''this'' smart to talk to me."''
"
* KnightInSourArmor: He realizes that the wizarding world is full of some really nasty people, but he still wants to do good and change it for the better. This is implied to be one of the ways that Dumbledore believes Voldemort to be his [[EvilCounterpart Dark Mirror]]; dark mirror]]; both Voldemort and Harry believe there aren't inherent moral principles, but Voldemort is a [[NietzscheWannabe Nihilist]] nihilist]] who acts [[ForTheEvulz For The Evulz]], while whereas Harry is this trope.
* LargeHam: At age twelve, eleven, he talks like a book. And that's when he's being ''low key''. When he ''tries'' to be a ham, it's ''spectacular''.



-->"I really didn't mean most of that the way it sounded! I'm sure that anyone taking the outside view of the whole situation and offering betting odds on who I finally married would assign a higher probability to you than anyone else I can think of -
--> -though not necessarily a probability higher than fifty percent, I mean, from the outside view there's a lot of other possibilities, and who I like before I hit puberty probably isn't all that strongly diagnostic of who I'll be with seven years later - I don't want to sound like I'm promising anything -
--> -and besides I've been reading about evolutionary psychology, and, well, there are all these suggestions that one man and one woman living together happily ever afterward may be more the exception rather than the rule, and in hunter-gatherer tribes it was more often just staying together for two or three years to raise a child during its most vulnerable stages - and, I mean, considering how many people end up horribly unhappy in traditional marriages, it seems like it might be the sort of thing that needs some clever reworking - especially if we actually do solve immortality -"

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-->"I really didn't mean most of that the way it sounded! I'm sure that anyone taking the outside view of the whole situation and offering betting odds on who I finally married would assign a higher probability to you than anyone else I can think of -
-->
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-though not necessarily a probability higher than fifty percent, I mean, from the outside view there's a lot of other possibilities, and who I like before I hit puberty probably isn't all that strongly diagnostic of who I'll be with seven years later - I don't want to sound like I'm promising anything -
-->
-\\
-and besides I've been reading about evolutionary psychology, and, well, there are all these suggestions that one man and one woman living together happily ever afterward may be more the exception rather than the rule, and in hunter-gatherer tribes it was more often just staying together for two or three years to raise a child during its most vulnerable stages - and, I mean, considering how many people end up horribly unhappy in traditional marriages, it seems like it might be the sort of thing that needs some clever reworking - especially if we actually do solve immortality -"



-->''[[InvokedTrope And from that day onward, no matter what Hermione tried to tell anyone, it would be an accepted legend of Hogwarts that Harry Potter could make absolutely anything happen by snapping his fingers.]]''
* [[PopCulturedBadass Nerd-Cultured Badass]]
* OneManIndustrialRevolution: One of his many ambitions is to accomplish this by bringing tech to wizards and magic to Muggles.

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-->''[[InvokedTrope -->[[InvokedTrope And from that day onward, no matter what Hermione tried to tell anyone, it would be an accepted legend of Hogwarts that Harry Potter could make absolutely anything happen by snapping his fingers.]]''
* [[PopCulturedBadass
]]
%%* PopCulturedBadass:
Nerd-Cultured Badass]]
Badass, in this case.
* OneManIndustrialRevolution: One of his many ambitions is to accomplish this by bringing tech to wizards and magic to Muggles.muggles.



* PatrickStewartSpeech: Uses them, most notably, as a prelude to invoke his Patronus. He's ''good'' at those.
* SoreLoser: First thing he thinks of after being shown up by Snape? ''How to destroy the potions professor.''

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* PatrickStewartSpeech: Uses Harry uses them, most notably, as a prelude to invoke his Patronus.patronus. He's ''good'' at those.
* SoreLoser: First The first thing he thinks of after being shown up by Snape? ''How Snape is ''how to destroy the potions professor.''



* SufficientlyAnalyzedMagic: Harry is working on this, but Magic in the Potterverse acts according to [[Literature/{{Discworld}} narrativium]] and RuleOfFunny, which makes no logical sense. He won't let that get him down, though.

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* SufficientlyAnalyzedMagic: Harry is working on this, but Magic magic in the Potterverse acts according to [[Literature/{{Discworld}} narrativium]] and RuleOfFunny, which makes no logical sense. He won't let that get him down, though.



* TomatoInTheMirror:[[spoiler: TheReveal at the end of Chapter 104.]]
-->''[[spoiler: "Hello, Tom Riddle."]]''
* TooCleverByHalf: A quintessential example.

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* TomatoInTheMirror:[[spoiler: TheReveal TomatoInTheMirror: [[spoiler:TheReveal at the end of Chapter 104.]]
-->''[[spoiler: -->[[spoiler: "Hello, Tom Riddle."]]''
*
"]]
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TooCleverByHalf: A quintessential example.



* YoungConqueror: Quirrell is trying to groom him into the darker sort. Harry himself hasn't decided if this is going to be necessary, and he'd rather revolutionize by example to avoid casualties.

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* YoungConqueror: Quirrell is trying to groom him into the darker sort. Harry himself Harry, himself, hasn't decided if this is going to be necessary, and he'd rather revolutionize by example to avoid casualties.



* ActionGirl: After she starts her society for female heroes; but even before that she takes action whenever someone she cares about is in trouble.
* BackFromTheDead

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* ActionGirl: After She invokes this when she starts her society for female heroes; heroes, but even before that it's played straight as she takes action whenever someone she cares about is in trouble.
* BackFromTheDeadBackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:She dies and is brought back to life.]]



-->''Hermione Granger's bed was easy to identify; it was the one that had been attacked by a book monster.''
* BewareTheNiceOnes:
-->''Draco was beginning to realize, when he and Harry and Professor Quirrell had dismissed Miss Granger as having as much intent to kill as a bowl of wet grapes, ''they'd never seen her angry.''''
* CameBackStrong

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-->''Hermione -->Hermione Granger's bed was easy to identify; it was the one that had been attacked by a book monster.monster.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Under her conditioning to be a "good girl" and her nice bookworm reputation, she's quite devious, has an envious streak, can be plenty mean when she's upset.
-->Draco was beginning to realize, when he and Harry and Professor Quirrell had dismissed Miss Granger as having as much intent to kill as a bowl of wet grapes, ''they'd never seen her angry.
''
* BewareTheNiceOnes:
-->''Draco was beginning to realize, when he
CameBackStrong: [[spoiler:During her resurrection she is given the latent magical traits of a troll and Harry and Professor Quirrell had dismissed Miss Granger as having as much intent to kill as a bowl of wet grapes, ''they'd never seen her angry.''''
* CameBackStrong
unicorn]].



* DistressedDamsel: While usually very capable, she finds herself unable to act when held on trial by the Wizengamot

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* DistressedDamsel: While Though usually very capable, she finds herself unable to act when held [[spoiler:held on trial by the WizengamotWizengamot]].



* FriendlyRival: She and Harry have a bit of competition going on about who can earn more House Points and do better in class (hint: she tends to win), and this escalates even more when they're both generals of their student armies.
* MetaGuy: She's all to aware of how so many events around the school seemingly revolve around Harry, and takes efforts to not become [[GenreSavvy merely a character in Harry's story]].
* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: By the end of the fic she's [[spoiler:part troll, and part unicorn, in addition to being brought back from the dead.]]
* GenreSavvy: Hermione does frame events around her as if she were in a story, but she's more often seen trying to convince Harry that he ''isn't'' in a story, and that he should ''stop trying''.

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* FriendlyRival: She and Harry have a bit of competition going on about who can earn more House Points house points and do better in class (hint: she tends to win), and this escalates even more when they're both generals of their student armies.
* MetaGuy: She's all to too aware of how so many events around the school seemingly revolve around Harry, and takes efforts to not become [[GenreSavvy merely a character in Harry's story]].
* NinjaPirateZombieRobot: By the end of the fic she's [[spoiler:part troll, troll and part unicorn, in addition to being brought back from the dead.]]
* GenreSavvy: Hermione does frame events around her as if she were in a story, but she's more often seen trying to convince Harry that he ''isn't'' in a story, and that he should ''stop trying''.trying to be''.



* TheLeader: Type 2. She listens to the members of her Army and Society, and takes what they say into account when making decisions.
* OvershadowedByAwesome: She worries that she and Harry are growing apart, as she's still thinking about schoolwork and House points and he's got a war on his mind... so she decides to push herself harder to become an actual hero.
* PhotographicMemory: Wishes she had this. At least she can remember exactly anything she reads five times.

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* TheLeader: Type 2. She listens to the members of her Army army and Society, of the club she starts, and takes what they say into account when making decisions.
* OvershadowedByAwesome: She quickly gets frustrated and worried that her accomplishments aren't recognized as those of Hermione Granger but as those of Harry Potter's friend. Later in the year, she worries that she and Harry are growing apart, as she's still thinking about schoolwork and House house points and he's got a war on his mind... so she decides to push herself harder to become an actual hero.
* PhotographicMemory: Wishes She wishes she had this. At least she can remember exactly anything she reads five times.



* ActionGirl[=/=]DarkActionGirl: She's played up as Malfoy's most important lieutenant, and later joins SPHEW.

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* ActionGirl[=/=]DarkActionGirl: She's played up as Malfoy's most important lieutenant, and later joins SPHEW.S.P.H.E.W.



* TheDragon: By the end of the first term, she's replaced Crabbe and Goyle as this for Malfoy (in the Armies at least).

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* TheDragon: By the end of the first term, she's replaced term she replaces Crabbe and Goyle as this for Malfoy (in the Armies Draco Malfoy, at least).least within Dragon Army.



* TwinSwitch: [[spoiler: During the very complicated battle of traitors.]]

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* TwinSwitch: [[spoiler: During [[spoiler:She "assassinates" her twin and masquerades as her during the very complicated battle of traitors.pre-Christmas battle.]]



* BreadEggsMilkSquick: All the time.
%%* DeadpanSnarker
* EvilChancellor: His family's dynasty basically revolves around this.
* AFatherToHisMen: Strange as it may seem, Dragon army is able to trust and rely on their Commander. When Crabbe and Goyle find their friendship with Draco getting into the way of following their orders from their parents, Draco tells them he won't get angry, no matter what they do.
%%* FriendlyRival

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* %%* BreadEggsMilkSquick: All the time.
%%* DeadpanSnarker
DeadpanSnarker:
* EvilChancellor: His family's dynasty basically revolves around being this.
* AFatherToHisMen: Strange as it may seem, Dragon army is able to trust and rely on their Commander.commander. When Crabbe and Goyle find their friendship with Draco getting into the way of following their orders from their parents, Draco tells them he won't get angry, no matter what they do.
%%* FriendlyRival* FriendlyRival: He is a friendly rival to Harry [[spoiler:until he gets pulled out of school]].



* GoodFeelsGood: Played with, since he was raised on BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad. Even if he starts to reform, "good" acts feel terrible since he was raised to be cunning and to be feared.

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* GoodFeelsGood: Played with, since he was raised on BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad. Even if he starts to reform, "good" acts feel terrible since because he was raised to be cunning and to be feared.



* HeelFaceTurn: When Draco learns that [[spoiler:[[AwfulTruth wizards are not losing their powers because of interbreeding with muggles]]]], he starts to come around to Harry's view even having a RageAgainstTheMentor moment followed by a HeroicBSOD.
* InternalReformist: [[spoiler:Harry has been setting him up to be this.]]

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* HeelFaceTurn: When Draco learns that [[spoiler:[[AwfulTruth wizards are not losing their powers because of interbreeding with muggles]]]], he starts to come around to Harry's view even after having a RageAgainstTheMentor moment followed by a HeroicBSOD.
* InternalReformist: [[spoiler:Harry has been setting Harry sets him up to be this.]]this over time.



* OnlySaneMan: Often serves as a foil to the Slytherin's prejudice or to Harry's crazy awesome-ness.

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* OnlySaneMan: Often He often serves as a foil to the Slytherin's Slytherins' prejudice or to Harry's crazy awesome-ness.



* PlausibleDeniability: He apparently doesn't have any at all. No matter what he's doing, it is a plot, even if he's genuinely helping.
* TheStarscream: At least, in his own mind.

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* PlausibleDeniability: He apparently doesn't have any at all. Inverted. No matter what he's doing, it is must be a plot, even if he's genuinely helping.
* TheStarscream: At least, He is this to Harry, at least in his own mind.



* BelligerentSexualTension: Attempts to [[InvokedTrope invoke]] this by dueling [[spoiler:Neville]], but it doesn't really take.
* CloseRangeCombatant: Near the latter half of the story she begins to use a flashy LaserBlade in combat. She even manages to deflect a spell by slashing with it
* GenreSavvy: Like most of the girls, she views events like a romance plot, and tries to [[InvokedTrope invoke]] her own romance with [[spoiler:Neville]] during one of the battles.

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* BelligerentSexualTension: Attempts She attempts to [[InvokedTrope invoke]] this by dueling [[spoiler:Neville]], but it doesn't really take.
* CloseRangeCombatant: Near the latter half of the story she begins to use a flashy LaserBlade in combat. She even manages to deflect a spell by slashing with it
* GenreSavvy: Like most of the girls, she views events like a romance plot, and tries to [[InvokedTrope invoke]] her own romance with [[spoiler:Neville]] during one of the battles.
it.



* OnlySaneMan: At least she thinks of herself that way. Though only up to a point.

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* OnlySaneMan: At least least, she thinks of herself that way. Though way, though only up to a point.



* PhraseCatcher: [[spoiler:When dueling Neville, she calls herself "Greengrass of Sunshine." This quickly becomes a popular joke among her classmates.]]

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* PhraseCatcher: [[spoiler:When When dueling Neville, [[spoiler:Neville]], she calls herself "Greengrass of Sunshine." This quickly becomes a popular joke among her classmates.]]
classmates.
* WrongGenreSavvy: Like most of the girls, she views events like a romance plot, and tries to [[InvokedTrope invoke]] her own romance with [[spoiler:Neville]] during one of the battles.



* DoubleReverseQuadrupleAgent: [[spoiler:'''[[UpToEleven quintuple]]''', even. In a battle between only '''three''' armies.]]
* EvilChancellor: Technically, as General Sunshine's foremost lieutenant.
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler:To remove the knowledge that he is a [[DoubleReverseQuadrupleAgent quintuple agent]] bringing him down to [[DoubleReverseQuadrupleAgent quadruple]].]]

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* DoubleReverseQuadrupleAgent: [[spoiler:'''[[UpToEleven quintuple]]''', [[spoiler:''[[UpToEleven quintuple]]'', even. In a battle between only '''three''' three armies.]]
* EvilChancellor: Technically, He technically fills this role as General Sunshine's foremost lieutenant.
* LaserGuidedAmnesia: [[spoiler:To He is memory-charmed to remove the knowledge that he is a [[DoubleReverseQuadrupleAgent [[spoiler:a quintuple agent]] agent, bringing him down to [[DoubleReverseQuadrupleAgent quadruple]].]]



* DarkMagicalGirl: [[spoiler: After "sacrificing her soul" to Harry Potter.]]

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* DarkMagicalGirl: [[spoiler: After Parodied. She imagines herself to be this and plays up the role after [[spoiler:staging a fake dark ritual and "sacrificing her soul" to Harry Potter.]]Potter]].



* BewareTheNiceOnes: Thanks to the support he gets being in Hufflepuff and Harry intentionally helping him along he gets his upgrade to full hero status years earlier than in the books. Plus due to training on his own time and flowering somewhat from the experience he's one of the most powerful individual fighters in the armies, and apparently something of a crowd favorite.
* CallingYourAttacks: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] as his attacks require his allies to buff him.
%%* ConfusionFu
* TheDragon: To Harry, in battle magic.
* HeroicBSOD: When [[spoiler: Hermione]] dies.
* MagicKnight: Almost literally at one point, when he dodges Sleeping Hex-resistant armor and wields a Most Ancient [[spoiler:LaserBlade blade.]]

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* BewareTheNiceOnes: Thanks to the support he gets from being in Hufflepuff and Harry intentionally actively helping him along along, he gets his upgrade to full hero status years earlier than in the books. Plus Plus, due to training on his own time and flowering somewhat from the experience he's one of the most powerful individual fighters in the armies, and apparently something of a crowd favorite.
* CallingYourAttacks: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] Justified]], as his attacks require his allies to buff him.
%%* ConfusionFu
* TheDragon: To Harry, He's Harry's chief subordinate in battle magic.
the Chaos Legion.
* HeroicBSOD: When He has one when [[spoiler: Hermione]] dies.
* MagicKnight: Almost literally at one point, when he dodges dons Sleeping Hex-resistant armor and wields a Most Ancient [[spoiler:LaserBlade blade.]]



%%* ScreamingWarrior
* ToBeLawfulOrGood: Finds himself being forced to choose in Chapter 88. [[spoiler: He chooses to be lawful and tries to keep Harry in the Great Hall where it's safe, and blames himself for Harry not arriving in time to save Hermione.]]

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%%* ScreamingWarrior
* ScreamingWarrior: Neville screams the war cries Harry taught the Chaos Legion to psych himself up in army battles.
* ToBeLawfulOrGood: Finds He finds himself being forced to choose in Chapter 88. [[spoiler: He chooses to be lawful and tries to keep Harry in the Great Hall where it's safe, and blames himself for Harry not arriving in time to save Hermione.]]



* DoomMagnet: What Susan believes SPHEW to be.
* {{Masquerade}}: Suspected by the rest of SPHEW to be a "double witch", which is the magical world's version of someone who attends a super secret magic school.
* OnlySaneMan: Probably the only one out of SPHEW, because she actually takes steps to prevent DOOM.

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* DoomMagnet: What This is what Susan believes SPHEW S.P.H.E.W. to be.
* {{Masquerade}}: Suspected She's suspected by the rest of SPHEW S.P.H.E.W. to be a "double witch", which is the magical world's version of someone who attends a super secret magic school.
* OnlySaneMan: Probably She's probably the only one out of SPHEW, S.P.H.E.W., because she actually takes steps to prevent DOOM.



* DemotedToExtra: He is one of [[spoiler: the generals of Hermione's army and has a battle with Neville]] but is ultimately a minor character in this series.

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* DemotedToExtra: He is one of [[spoiler: the generals captains of Hermione's army and has a battle with Neville]] Neville but is ultimately a minor character in this series.story.



* YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame: [[spoiler: When Hermione is framed for the attempted murder of Draco, Ron sends his condolences and approval, but not because he thinks Hermione is innocent.]]

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* YourApprovalFillsMeWithShame: [[spoiler: When Hermione [[spoiler:Hermione is framed for the attempted murder of Draco, Draco]], Ron sends his condolences and approval, but not because he thinks Hermione [[spoiler:Hermione is innocent.]]
innocent]].



* BashBrothers: They use their mental link to double-team enemies in battle, putting up a respectable fight against [[spoiler: a troll]].
* BewareTheSillyOnes: While essentially figures of comedy not connected with the main plot they manage to pull off epic-scale pranks and [[spoiler: are revealed as the heirs to Godric Griffindor when they pull his sword out of the sorting hat and double-team a magically-enhanced troll.]]

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* BashBrothers: They use their mental link pseudo-hive mind to double-team enemies in battle, putting up a respectable fight against [[spoiler: a troll]].
* BewareTheSillyOnes: While Although essentially figures of comedy not connected with the main plot plot, they manage to pull off epic-scale pranks and [[spoiler: are revealed as the heirs to Godric Griffindor when they pull his sword out of the sorting hat Sorting Hat and double-team a magically-enhanced magically enhanced troll.]]



* ManipulativeBastard: Manage to royally screw over Rita Skeeter by forging a betrothal contract between Harry and Ginny, manufacturing a ''lot'' of evidence that ''should'' have been impossible to forge, and did it all in a time frame of less than twelve hours and on a budget of forty galleons[[note]] About $2000 in this continuity. [[/note]]

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* ManipulativeBastard: Manage They manage to royally screw over Rita Skeeter by forging a betrothal contract between Harry and Ginny, manufacturing a ''lot'' of evidence that ''should'' have been impossible to forge, and did do it all in a time frame of less than twelve hours and on a budget of forty galleons[[note]] About $2000 galleons[[note]]About £2000 in this continuity. continuity.[[/note]]



* [[spoiler:TheChosenOne: They are the heirs of Gryffindor.]]

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* [[spoiler:TheChosenOne: TheChosenOne: They are [[spoiler:are the heirs of Gryffindor.]]



%%* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}



* BecauseDestinySaysSo: [[spoiler:Many of his more bizarre actions are based on what he's learned from listening to prophecies - he doesn't understand why he has to do them, but he knows terrible things are going to happen if they don't]].

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* BecauseDestinySaysSo: [[spoiler:Many of his more bizarre actions are based on what he's learned from listening to prophecies - he prophecies. He doesn't understand why he has to do them, but he knows terrible things are going to happen if they don't]].



* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: No one knows whether he really is this or it's just a front.



* IDidWhatIHadToDo: According to Harry's inductions in chapter 46, [[spoiler:after Dumbledore learned of Trelawney's prophecy, he had Snape push Voldemort into seeking out the Potters and killing them, in the hope that Voldemort's death would end the war. Harry notes that this trope was probably in play, but he's still pretty bothered that Dumbledore is seemingly directly responsible for his parents' deaths. Dumbledore admits it to have been the case in a much later chapter]].

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* IDidWhatIHadToDo: Dumbledore has sacrificed his morals for the sake of avoiding greater tragedy.
** He refused to ransom his brother during the previous war to show Voldemort that [[IHaveYourWife kidnapping the enemy's families]] wouldn't gain him anything, thus preventing future ransom kidnappings among Order members' loved ones.
**
According to Harry's inductions in chapter 46, [[spoiler:after Dumbledore learned of Trelawney's prophecy, he had Snape push Voldemort into seeking out the Potters and killing them, in the hope that Voldemort's death would end the war. Harry notes that this trope was probably in play, but he's still pretty bothered that Dumbledore is seemingly directly responsible for his parents' deaths. Dumbledore admits it to have been the case in a much later chapter]].



** His plotting works like this too. He has a dozen or so plans going at any one time, all of which seem insane and only eight or nine have any actual deeper goal. [[spoiler: The fact many of his seemingly random actions are to fulfill prophesies and even he doesn't see how they're supposed to help muddles this a bit.]]
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure:

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** His plotting works like this this, too. He has a dozen or so plans going at any one time, all of which seem insane and only eight or nine have any actual deeper goal. [[spoiler: The fact many of his seemingly random actions are to fulfill prophesies and even he doesn't see how they're supposed to help muddles this a bit.]]
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure:ReasonableAuthorityFigure: He's understanding of students' undisciplined behavior, to a degree.



* ReversePsychology: A favorite trick of his, most dramatically in the SPHEW arc. [[spoiler: He also successfully pulled reverse-reverse psychology on Harry by being overly blatant about this trope.]]
* ShellShockedVeteran: Appears to be clinically depressed.
* ThouShaltNotKill: Used to believe this.
* WhoWantsToLiveForever: Has made his peace with death, and thinks everyone should do the same.


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* ReversePsychology: A favorite trick of his, most dramatically in the SPHEW S.P.H.E.W. arc. [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He also successfully pulled pulls reverse-reverse psychology on Harry by being overly blatant about this trope.]]
* ShellShockedVeteran: Appears He appears to be clinically depressed.
depressed, and it comes up most when talking about his war-torn past.
* ThouShaltNotKill: Used He used to believe this.
* WhoWantsToLiveForever: Has He has made his peace with death, and thinks everyone should do the same.




* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: A sane, sensible teacher, and the reason Harry respects her so much. She starts with an unfortunate tendency to play the role little to seriously, but gets better as the story progresses.
* ResignationsNotAccepted: She attempts to resign late into the year, after [[spoiler:an extremely brutal dressing-down from Harry as to why she isn't responsible for Hermione's death and what she could have to differently]], but Dumbledore refuses to lose faith in her.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: A sane, sensible teacher, and the reason Harry respects her so much. She starts with an unfortunate tendency to play the role a little to too seriously, but gets better as the story progresses.
* ResignationsNotAccepted: She attempts to resign late into the year, after [[spoiler:an extremely brutal dressing-down from Harry as to why she isn't responsible for Hermione's death and what she could have to done differently]], but Dumbledore refuses to lose faith in her.



* YouAreInCommandNow: [[spoiler:With Dumbledore being trapped between the walls of Time, she takes his place as Headmaster at the end of the story.]]

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* YouAreInCommandNow: [[spoiler:With Dumbledore being trapped between the walls outside of Time, time, she takes his place as Headmaster headmaster at the end of the story.]]



* EvilTeacher: Or so Hermione thinks. Harry concludes it is part of his role. He himself is resigned to it, thinking his position means Dumbledore gave up hope of reforming Slytherin's House.
* HeelFaceTurn: Used to be a Death Eater, now protects first-year girls if he can.
* HiddenAgendaVillain: [[spoiler:Harry [[NiceJobBreakingItHero may have inadvertently shattered his loyalty to both Dumbledore and Lily's memory]]]].

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* EvilTeacher: Or so Hermione thinks. Harry concludes it is part of his role. He himself Severus, himself, is resigned to it, thinking his position means Dumbledore gave up hope of reforming Slytherin's House.
* HeelFaceTurn: Used He used to be a Death Eater, now Eater; now, he protects first-year girls if he can.
* HiddenAgendaVillain: [[spoiler:Harry [[NiceJobBreakingItHero may have inadvertently shattered his Snape's loyalty to both Dumbledore and Lily's memory]]]].



* InternalReformist: [[spoiler:Implied to be the reason for his sabotage of some of Slytherin's more villainous efforts.]]
* NonPlayerCharacter: Turned into one in [[spoiler:chapter 105]].

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* InternalReformist: [[spoiler:Implied This is implied to be the reason for his [[spoiler:his sabotage of some of Slytherin's Slytherin students' more villainous efforts.]]
efforts]].
* NonPlayerCharacter: Turned He's turned into one in [[spoiler:chapter 105]].



* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Hermione considers him to be this, making it all the more painful when [[spoiler:he fails to defend her against Snape.]]
* RetiredBadass: Was a dueling champion before he became a teacher.

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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Hermione considers him to be this, making it all the more painful when [[spoiler:he fails to defend her against Snape.]]
Snape]].
* RetiredBadass: Was He was a dueling champion before he became a teacher.



* AdaptationalBadass: Quirrell goes from the one note, incompetent, card-carrying, borderline comical villain of whose background we know virtually nothing in ''The Philosopher's Stone'' into an extremely complex, supremely intelligent, mind blowingly dangerous ''person'' (because he's so complicated, it's hard to call him a full "antagonist"). [[spoiler: Naturally, this also applies to Voldemort, who is less of an AxCrazy genocidal maniac DrunkOnTheDarkSide and much more a TooCleverByHalf ManipulativeBastard ''par excellence''.]]

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* AdaptationalBadass: Quirrell goes from the one note, one-note, incompetent, card-carrying, borderline comical villain of whose background we know virtually nothing in ''The Philosopher's Stone'' into to an extremely complex, supremely intelligent, mind blowingly dangerous ''person'' (because he's so complicated, it's hard to call him a full "antagonist"). [[spoiler: Naturally, this also applies to Voldemort, who is less of an AxCrazy genocidal maniac DrunkOnTheDarkSide and much more a TooCleverByHalf ManipulativeBastard ''par excellence''.]]



* DeadpanSnarker: Quirrell is very vocal about his opinions.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Quirrell is very vocal about his opinions.opinions and often uses dry wit.



* EvilMentor: [[spoiler: Rather than try to kill Harry, he instead tries to bring him around to his point of view.]]
* EvilSorcerer: Has dabbled in the Dark Arts, and even tells his class that it was his ambition when in school to become a Dark Wizard.
* FallenHero: [[spoiler: Quirrell had been David Monroe during the last war, fighting against Voldemort. Claims to be one to Hermione and Amelia Bones has identified him as one. It's not clear how this squares with him being Quirrelmort.]]
* IHaveManyNames: Says he can no longer keep track of them all.

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* EvilMentor: [[spoiler: Rather than try to kill Harry, he instead tries to bring him Harry around to his point of view.]]
* EvilSorcerer: Has Hh has dabbled in the Dark Arts, dark arts, and even tells his class that it was his ambition when in school to become a Dark Wizard.
dark wizard.
* FallenHero: [[spoiler: Quirrell had been [[spoiler:One of Quirrell's fake identities was David Monroe during the last war, who was thought to have died fighting against Voldemort. Claims Voldemort before his connection to Quirrell is uncovered in the story. He claims to be one to Hermione and Amelia Bones has identified identifies him as one. It's not clear how this squares with him being Quirrelmort.one.]]
* IHaveManyNames: Says He says he can no longer keep track of them all.



* InternalReformist: Stated by Quirrell to be his agenda towards Slytherin.

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* InternalReformist: Stated This is stated by Quirrell to be his agenda towards Slytherin.Slytherin house.



* MultilayerFacade: [[spoiler: Started as Tom Riddle playing both Voldemort and Monroe (after killing the real Monroe). By the time of the series he's [[BecomingTheMask fully embraced the Voldemort persona]], and Voldemort is possessing the real Quirrell and dropping hints that he's secretly Monroe in disguise. After his defeat, and Harry arranging the scene, everyone believes Monroe, pretending to be Quirrell, died heroically fighting Voldemort.]]
* NinetiesAntiHero: [[spoiler: What little we know of his "hero" days indicate that he was this type of hero.]]
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Second only to Minerva.
** That is, until [[spoiler:[[TheReveal he turns out to be Voldemort and has plans to manipulate Harry into helping him regain his body, then kill him to protect the Universe.]]]]

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* MultilayerFacade: [[spoiler: Started [[spoiler:He started as Tom Riddle playing both Voldemort and David Monroe (after killing the real Monroe). By the time of the series story he's [[BecomingTheMask fully embraced the Voldemort persona]], and Voldemort is possessing the real Quirrell and dropping hints that he's secretly Monroe in disguise. After his defeat, and Harry arranging the scene, everyone believes Monroe, pretending to be Quirrell, died heroically fighting Voldemort.]]
* %%* NinetiesAntiHero: [[spoiler: What little we know of his "hero" days indicate indicates that he was this type of hero.]]
]] %%Someone please reevaluate this in light of the completed story, as the example seems to have been written before The Reveal was published. I don't know how this trope lines up with his identity as Monroe being an act.
* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: Second He is second only to Minerva.
Minerva in this. He doesn't patronize the students like much of the rest of the staff do, and he never dismisses Harry's arguments on the basis of Harry being a child but rather explains rationally why Harry is wrong.
** That is, he's a Reasonable Authority Figure until [[spoiler:[[TheReveal he turns out to be Voldemort and has plans to manipulate Harry into helping him regain his body, then kill him to protect the Universe.]]]]



%%* RetiredMonster: Presumably.



* SelfMadeOrphan: Took care of his own family issues long ago.
* SillyRabbitIdealismIsForKids: When Harry objects to one of his speeches (promoting [[spoiler: fascism]] no less), Quirrell claims that he only does this because he is very young.
* SpringtimeForHitler: [[spoiler: "Lord Voldemort" was ''supposed'' to be an over-the-top cliche villain who made stupid mistakes and was quickly defeated, intended to gain experience for the real run with the serious "evil genius" role he intended for his Monroe persona to beat, and just to get it out of his system. He ended up having to keep the character when he unexpectedly kept winning.]]
* TooCleverByHalf: When he thinks he has people or a puzzle figured out, he will refuse to update his opinions until forced to do so. All of his major setbacks so far are results of systematically out-thinking himself. It eventually [[spoiler: leads to his defeat. He fixes the main mistake his canon version made by manufacturing many more Horcruxes and hiding them better, but takes absolutely no precautions towards somebody defeating him non-lethally (Harry thinks this is part of his insanity)]].
* VillainBall: [[spoiler: In the last confrontation he makes a point of removing all of Harry's equipment, to the point that he's stripped naked. Then he ''lets Harry keep his wand'' while asking what the secret power Harry has that's prophesied to destroy him is. This results in Harry wiping out the Death Eaters and permanently vanquishing Voldy.]]

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* SelfMadeOrphan: Took He took care of his own family issues long ago.
* SillyRabbitIdealismIsForKids: When Harry objects to one of his Quirrell's speeches (promoting [[spoiler: fascism]] [[spoiler:fascism]], no less), Quirrell claims that he only does this because he is very young.
* SpringtimeForHitler: [[spoiler: "Lord Voldemort" was ''supposed'' to be an over-the-top cliche clichéd villain who made stupid mistakes and was quickly defeated, intended to let Tom Riddle gain experience for the real run with the serious "evil genius" role he intended for his Monroe persona to beat, and just to get it out of his system. He ended up having to keep the character when he unexpectedly kept winning.]]
* TooCleverByHalf: When he thinks he has people or a puzzle figured out, he will refuse to update his opinions until forced to do so. All of his major setbacks so far are results of systematically out-thinking himself. It eventually [[spoiler: leads to his defeat. He fixes the main mistake his canon version made by manufacturing many more Horcruxes horcruxes and hiding them better, but he takes absolutely no precautions towards somebody defeating him non-lethally non-lethally. (Harry thinks this is part of his insanity)]].
insanity.)]]
* VillainBall: [[spoiler: In the last confrontation he makes a point of removing all of Harry's equipment, to the point that he's Harry is stripped naked. Then he ''lets Harry keep his wand'' while asking what the secret power Harry has that's prophesied to destroy him is. This results in Harry wiping out the Death Eaters and permanently vanquishing Voldy.]]



** Ultimately subverted: [[spoiler: Harry realises that the horcruxes don't protect him from being [[LaserGuidedAmnesia memory wiped]] or [[BalefulPolymorph transfigured into a harmless form]]]].

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** Ultimately subverted: [[spoiler: Harry realises that the horcruxes don't protect him Voldemort from being [[LaserGuidedAmnesia memory wiped]] or [[BalefulPolymorph transfigured into a harmless form]]]].



* FortuneTeller: Her profession.

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* FortuneTeller: Her profession.
This is her profession, per usual.



* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling: To Voldemort.
* MoreThanMindControl: [[spoiler:Voldemort systemically tore her down and rebuilt her to love him, even knowing he did not love her in return. It was revealed later that he simply took advantage of mental damage that was already present when they met]].

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* IgnoredEnamoredUnderling: To She is this to Voldemort.
* MoreThanMindControl: [[spoiler:Voldemort Voldemort systemically tore her down and rebuilt her to love him, even knowing he did not love her in return. It was It's revealed later on that he simply took advantage of mental damage that was already present when they met]].met.



* BadassGrandma: She is old enough to be your grandma, tough enough to make everyone treat her with fear and respect.

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* BadassGrandma: She is old enough to be your grandma, grandma and tough enough to make everyone treat her with fear and respect.



* GoodIsNotNice: As we discover during[[spoiler: the Azkaban Arc.]]
* HeroAntagonist:[[spoiler: In the Azkaban Arc.]]

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* GoodIsNotNice: As we We discover during[[spoiler: the this about her during [[spoiler:the Azkaban Arc.]]
* HeroAntagonist:[[spoiler: In the HeroAntagonist: She fills this role in [[spoiler:the Azkaban Arc.]]



* MinorMajorCharacter: Head of the Aurors and Dumbledore's chosen regent should he die before his real successor comes of age, but other than [[ADayInTheLimelight a single story arc]] where she leads the good guys she only has a few brief appearences. Her impact in the story is still so much that the reader might be surprised to realize that an important conversation with Harry in Chapter 119 is the first time they've met.

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* MinorMajorCharacter: Head She's head of the Aurors aurors and is Dumbledore's chosen regent should he die before his real successor comes of age, but other than [[ADayInTheLimelight a single story arc]] where she leads the good guys she only has a few brief appearences. Her impact in the story is still so much that the reader might be surprised to realize that an important conversation with Harry in Chapter 119 is the first time they've met.



* ParentalSubstitute: To Susan Bones, her great niece.

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* ParentalSubstitute: To She is one to Susan Bones, her great niece.
great-niece.



* BigBad: Dumbledore considers him to be this, with Voldemort as the BiggerBad.

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* BigBad: Dumbledore considers him to be this, with this while Voldemort as is out of the BiggerBad.picture.



* CrusadingWidower: Promises to become one if anything happens to Draco.

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* CrusadingWidower: Promises He promises to become one if anything happens to Draco.



* EvilChancellor: To Fudge; somewhat subverted as by most measures that actually matter, Lucius is more powerful than Fudge in his own right.

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* EvilChancellor: To He is this to Fudge; somewhat subverted as by most measures that actually matter, Lucius is more powerful than Fudge in his own right.



* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler: Harry uses his (probably false) claim that he was placed under the imperius curse by Voldemort to insist on a blood debt from House Malfoy in return for killing Voldemort and "freeing" him.]]

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* HoistByHisOwnPetard: [[spoiler: Harry uses his Lucius's (probably false) claim that he was placed under the imperius curse Imperius Curse by Voldemort to insist on a blood debt from House Malfoy in return for killing Voldemort and "freeing" him.]]



* PapaWolf: Don't mess with Draco.
%%* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney
%%* ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections
* WouldHurtAChild: As evidenced by his willingness to send a twelve-year-old to Wizarding prison.

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* PapaWolf: Don't mess with He is very protective of Draco.
%%* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney
%%* ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections
* ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney / ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections: Lucius believes and has taught his son that because of their family's high position in society they can get away with anything.
* WouldHurtAChild: As This is evidenced by his willingness to send a twelve-year-old to Wizarding prison.
a wizarding prison where dementors roam.



* AdaptationalBadass: Moody was something of an Informed Badass in canon. In this fic his badassery is plain for all to see.
* CrazyPrepared:(to Harry) "I'd say that's a little... paranoid... NOT PARANOID ENOUGH!"

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* AdaptationalBadass: Moody was is something of an Informed Badass in canon. In this fic his badassery is plain for all to see.
* CrazyPrepared:(to Harry) "I'd CrazyPrepared: He is always alert for an attack in any form coming from any direction. This is helped by his magical eye, which gives him simultaneous omnidirectional vision and can see magic.
-->'''Mad-Eye Moody:''' I'd
say that's a little... paranoid... NOT PARANOID ENOUGH!"ENOUGH!



* NumberTwo: To Dumbledore.
* ProperlyParanoid: His other defining character trait. [[spoiler: Among other things, he figured out about "Monroe" being an imposter and a few more of Voldy's plans almost immediately, he just didn't manage to put them all together.]]
** In the end he figured out the broad strokes of [[spoiler: what really happened in the final battle]] almost immediately this way.

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* NumberTwo: To Dumbledore.
He's second to Dumbledore within the Order of the Phoenix.
* ProperlyParanoid: His other defining character trait. [[spoiler: According to an old friend of his, most aurors and hitwizards would die an average of eight-and-a-half times in the amount of years it took Moody to gain what he now considers "an acceptable level of caution." Among other things, he figured figures out about [[spoiler:about "Monroe" being an imposter and a few more of Voldy's plans plans]] almost immediately, immediately after he is introduced; he just didn't manage to put them it all together.]]
**
together. In the end he figured figures out the broad strokes of [[spoiler: what really happened in the final battle]] almost immediately this way.



* RetiredBadass: In his heyday he was a war hero, but settled down to found Hogwarts and teach not Duel Magic, but [[CallToAgriculture Herbology]].
* TooCleverByHalf: According to Harry's deductions, he was clever enough to realize the true nature of Dementors, but not quite clever enough to [[spoiler:figure out how to cast a true Patronus. The problem is, if you're stuck at this stage, you can't cast a Patronus ''at all''.]]

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* RetiredBadass: In his heyday he was a war hero, but he settled down to found Hogwarts and teach not Duel Magic, but [[CallToAgriculture Herbology]].
* TooCleverByHalf: According to Harry's deductions, he was clever enough to realize the true nature of Dementors, dementors, but not quite clever enough to [[spoiler:figure out how to cast a true Patronus.patronus. The problem is, if you're stuck at this stage, you can't cast a Patronus ''at all''.]]



* BadassArmy: Draco tries to invoke this. He's still working on it until Chapter 78, where [[spoiler:His army achieved a victory against Chaos and Sunshine, even managing to disabling Chaos's trump card against them. However, for Draco, [[BittersweetEnding being defeated by Hermione during the battle spoils everything]].]]
* EnemyMine: [[spoiler:With Sunshine.]]

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* BadassArmy: Draco tries to invoke this. He's still working on it until Chapter 78, where [[spoiler:His wherein [[spoiler:his army achieved achieves a victory against Chaos and Sunshine, even managing to disabling disable Chaos's trump card against them. However, for Draco, [[BittersweetEnding being defeated by Hermione during the battle spoils everything]].]]
* EnemyMine: [[spoiler:With Sunshine.]]Dragon Army teams up with Chaos Legion in an effort to prevent Sunshine Regiment from winning the Christmas wish. Eventually, Dragon and Sunshine have to team up to have any hope of taking down Chaos.



* ShoutOut: To ''Literature/EndersGame'' (Harry had attempted to claim the reference intentionally, but "Draco" threw a fit, and Quirrel allowed him the name instead).
* YouAreInCommandNow: Padma Patil has twice taken command of Dragon when Draco was taken down.

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* ShoutOut: To ''Literature/EndersGame'' The name is one to ''Literature/EndersGame''. (Harry had attempted to claim the reference intentionally, but "Draco" threw a fit, and Quirrel Quirrell allowed him the name instead).
instead.)
* YouAreInCommandNow: Padma Patil has twice taken takes command of Dragon Army when Draco was is taken down.



* ChewingTheScenery: Are encouraged to do so.

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* ChewingTheScenery: Are Legionnaires are encouraged to do so.



%%* ConfusionFu
* CrazyPrepared: Do to Harry's extensive Science Fiction knowledge he already has general strategies for the exotic scenarios worked out. Lampshaded in the Lake battle, where it blows Malfoy's mind that the Chaos Legion had a plan for 3D fighting when Harry really just gave the "Why are you all upside down?" speech from ''Literature/EndersGame''.
* DoomyDoomsOfDoom: Their theme song consists of nothing but the word Doom repeated over and over again to the tune of the Imperial Death March from ''Film/StarWars''.
* DeusExitMachina: Quirrel forces Harry to downsize Chaos after he curbstomps both other armies in the fourth battle. [[spoiler: It works, they lose the next battle to Dragon.]]

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%%* ConfusionFu
* ConfusionFu: In the first battle if not the others, Harry has them employ tactics meant to sow confusion in the enemy's ranks and use that to their advantage.
* CrazyPrepared: Do Due to Harry's extensive Science Fiction science fiction knowledge he already has general strategies for the exotic scenarios worked out. Lampshaded in the Lake battle, where it blows Malfoy's mind that the Chaos Legion had a plan for 3D fighting when Harry really just gave the "Why are you all upside down?" speech from ''Literature/EndersGame''.
* DoomyDoomsOfDoom: Their theme song consists of nothing but the word Doom repeated over and over again to the tune of the Imperial Death March March, a.k.a. Darth Vader's Theme, from ''Film/StarWars''.
* DeusExitMachina: Quirrel forces Harry to downsize Chaos Legion after he curbstomps they curb stomp both other armies in the fourth battle. [[spoiler: It works, works; they lose the next battle to Dragon.]]



* GameBreaker: [[invoked]] In the Battles after Christmas break Harry starts using new or unexpected forms of magic in each battle to give himself an edge over the other armies.
* HandicappedBadass: Harry is forced to split up his army. However, he manages to do a good job at fighting with his remaining forces, [[spoiler: and may have possibly won if the Dragon Army hadn't copied their trick.]]
* MildlyMilitary: Harry doesn't even attempt to impose any kind of military discipline. This turns out to be a cunning plan; by the time the other armies are crippled by all the traitors, the Chaos army has mostly got it out of their system and is the most reliable of the three.

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* GameBreaker: [[invoked]] In the Battles battles after Christmas break Harry starts using new or unexpected forms of magic in each battle to give himself an edge over the other armies.
* HandicappedBadass: Harry is forced to split up his army. However, he manages to do a good job at fighting with his remaining forces, [[spoiler: and may have possibly won if the Dragon Army hadn't copied their the Legion's trick.]]
* MildlyMilitary: Harry doesn't even attempt to impose any kind of military discipline. discipline, instead encouraging everyone to think for themselves. This turns works out to be a cunning plan; well for them; by the time the other armies are crippled by all the traitors, the Chaos army has mostly got it out of their system and is the most reliable of the three.



* OnlySaneMan: Seamus says that when you first join the Chaos Legion it seems like everyone in it is insane, then after a while you realize everyone else is insane. It turns out later that Harry had been training them in basic rationality, including anti-conformity drills.
* ShoutOut: Mainly to Warhammer, H.P. Lovecraft, Ender's Game, Starwars, and Monty Python.

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* OnlySaneMan: Seamus says that when you first join the Chaos Legion it seems like everyone in it is insane, and then after a while you realize everyone else is insane. It turns out later that Harry had has been training them in basic rationality, including anti-conformity drills.
* ShoutOut: Mainly to Warhammer, ''Warhammer'', H.P. Lovecraft, Ender's Game, Starwars, ''Ender's Game'', ''Star Wars'', and Monty Python.



* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: Dragon Army's insignia is a flame. Chaos Legion's is a pair of fingers, poised to snap. Sunshine Regiment's is a smiley face.
%%* BewareTheNiceOnes
* EnemyMine: [[spoiler:With Dragon.]]

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* ArsonMurderAndJaywalking: They are the Jaywalking among the armies in terms of names (Dragon Army, Chaos Legion, and Sunshine Regiment) and insignias. Dragon Army's insignia is a flame. Chaos Legion's is a pair of fingers, hand poised to snap.snap its fingers. Sunshine Regiment's is a smiley face.
%%* BewareTheNiceOnes
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Invoked by Hermione. When the armies are formed she plays up the other generals' perception of her as a super-nice goody two-shoes; e.g., naming her army the Sunshine Regiment and making their insignia a smiley face. Then, in the first battle she enacts a cunning plan, and while springing the trap has her troops sing a chilling battle song that sounds silly and very nice out of context.
* EnemyMine: [[spoiler:With Dragon.]]Sunshine and Dragon eventually have to team up to have any hope of taking down Chaos.



* LethalJokeCharacter: Intentionally invoked both by themselves and Quirrell. On their part it's by embracing a TastesLikeDiabetes persona to make their opponents underestimate them, most dramatically in the first battle. On Quirrell's side he put Hermione in charge, even though he and the other captains agree she has no chance... and then ''also'' put every one of their suggestions for a third captain under her control, knowing that she would be smart enough to call on their tactical abilities to supplement her own.

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* LethalJokeCharacter: Intentionally invoked both by themselves and Quirrell. On their part it's by embracing a TastesLikeDiabetes persona to make their opponents underestimate them, most dramatically in the first battle. On Quirrell's side he put puts Hermione in charge, even though he and the other captains agree she has no chance... and then ''also'' put puts every one of their suggestions for a third captain under her control, knowing that she would be smart enough to call on their tactical abilities to supplement her own.
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* ChildProdigy: To the nth degree, although not in the sense of innate magical power as might have been expected - to Harry's own [[WrongGenreSavvy disappointment]]. He ''has'' managed to create two spells that do things the Wizarding world considers flatly impossible, though.

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* ChildProdigy: To the nth degree, although not in the sense of innate magical power as might have been expected - to Harry's own [[WrongGenreSavvy disappointment]].disappointment. He ''has'' managed to create two spells that do things the Wizarding world considers flatly impossible, though.



** WrongGenreSavvy: ...to the point where he often forgets to criticize the actual logic behind what seems like obvious plot points in his own [[TheHerosJourney Hero's Journey]]. He is also mortified to discover that his "Mysterious Dark Side" does not have any awesome magical powers.



* WrongGenreSavvy: Harry's references to ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' often neglect to criticize the actual logic behind what seems like obvious plot points in his own [[TheHerosJourney Hero's Journey]]. He is also mortified to discover that his "Mysterious Dark Side" does not have any awesome magical powers.



* [[spoiler: BackFromTheDead]]

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* [[spoiler: BackFromTheDead]]BackFromTheDead



* [[spoiler: CameBackStrong]]

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* [[spoiler: CameBackStrong]]CameBackStrong



* [[MetaGuy Meta Girl]]: She's all to aware of how so many events around the school seemingly revolve around Harry, and takes efforts to not become merely a character in Harry's story.

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* [[MetaGuy Meta Girl]]: MetaGuy: She's all to aware of how so many events around the school seemingly revolve around Harry, and takes efforts to not become [[GenreSavvy merely a character in Harry's story.story]].



* GenreSavvy: Like most of the girls, she views events like a romance plot, and tries to invoke her own romance with [[spoiler:Neville]] during one of the battles.

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* GenreSavvy: Like most of the girls, she views events like a romance plot, and tries to invoke [[InvokedTrope invoke]] her own romance with [[spoiler:Neville]] during one of the battles.



* WrongGenreSavvy: He tends to default to thinking he's in a much more straightforward story than he is. He also assumes that things revolve around Harry much more than they do, for instance S.P.H.E.W. was backed by at least four players over the course of the plotline (with Snape and Tonks being the main ones), but Dumbledore assumes that it was all Harry and Quirrell even though they only stepped in for the last battle.

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* WrongGenreSavvy: He tends to default to thinking he's in a much more straightforward story than he is. He also assumes that things revolve around Harry much more than they do, for instance S.P.H.E.W. was backed by at least four players over the course of the plotline (with Snape and Tonks being the main ones), but Dumbledore assumes that it was all Harry and Quirrell even though they only stepped in for the last battle.




* FallenHero: [[spoiler:Claims to be one to Hermione and Amelia Bones has identified him as one. It's not clear how this squares with him being Quirrelmort.]]
** Later we discover[[spoiler: he was playing both sides as Monroe and Voldemort to manipulate everyone to fall in line to his plans.]]
* GenreSavvy: Quirrel and Harry often discuss the finer points of how to manipulate others and avoid being HoistByHisOwnPetard, referencing stories and contrasting them with reality as they do so. "The role people play" is an element of Eliezer's writing that comes out frequently in this character.
** He wrote his own version of the EvilOverlordList. Amusingly many of the specific examples given are the exact opposite of the same number on the original list, for instance "I will not turn into a snake, it never helps" turns into "Become an animagus; all clever wizards do, [[SnakeTalk thusss]] very rare".

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* FallenHero: [[spoiler:Claims [[spoiler: Quirrell had been David Monroe during the last war, fighting against Voldemort. Claims to be one to Hermione and Amelia Bones has identified him as one. It's not clear how this squares with him being Quirrelmort.]]
** Later we discover[[spoiler: he was playing both sides as Monroe and Voldemort to manipulate everyone to fall in line to his plans.]]
* GenreSavvy: Quirrel and Harry often discuss the finer points of how to manipulate others and avoid being HoistByHisOwnPetard, referencing stories and contrasting them with reality as they do so. "The role people play" is an element of Eliezer's writing that comes out frequently in this character.
** He wrote his own version of the EvilOverlordList. Amusingly many of the specific examples given are the exact opposite of the same number on the original list, for instance "I will not turn into a snake, it never helps" turns into "Become an animagus; all clever wizards do, [[SnakeTalk thusss]] very rare".
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* GenreSavvy: She's implemented standard procedures to deal with things like "prisoner is attempting psychological warfare and succeeding". She also spends a lot of time keeping an eye on her subordinates, just to counteract being SurroundedByIdiots.
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* GenreSavvy: She's implemented standard procedures to deal with things like "prisoner is attempting psychological warfare and succeeding". She also spends a lot of time keeping an eye on her subordinates, just to counteract being SurroundedByIdiots.
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* GoneHorriblyRight: [[spoiler: unlike in the original trilogy, Voldemort turned Harry into a Horcrux ''intentionally'', fulling intending to pass on some of his power and intelligence onto him. This results in a Harry that ends up defeating Voldemort (and 30+ Deatheaters) and finding a way around the whole Horcrux thing ''in his first year''.]]
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* TooCleverByHalf: When he thinks he has people or a puzzle figured out, he will refuse to update his opinions until forced to do so. All of his major setbacks so far are results of systematically out-thinking himself. It eventually [[spoiler: leads to his defeat]].

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* TooCleverByHalf: When he thinks he has people or a puzzle figured out, he will refuse to update his opinions until forced to do so. All of his major setbacks so far are results of systematically out-thinking himself. It eventually [[spoiler: leads to his defeat]].defeat. He fixes the main mistake his canon version made by manufacturing many more Horcruxes and hiding them better, but takes absolutely no precautions towards somebody defeating him non-lethally (Harry thinks this is part of his insanity)]].
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* AdaptationalBadass: Quirrell goes from the one note, incompetent, card-carrying, borderline comical villain of whose background we know virtually nothing in ''The Philosopher's Stone'' into an extremely complex, supremely intelligent, mind blowingly dangerous ''person'' (because he's so complicated, it's hard to call him a full "antagonist"). [[spoiler: Naturally, this also applies to Voldemort, who is less of an AxCrazy genocidal maniac DrunkOnTheDarkSide and much more a TooCleverByHalf ManipulativeBastard ''par excellence''.]]



* HistoricalVillainUpgrade: if you consider his canon character "historical". Quirrell goes from the one note, incompetent, card-carrying, borderline comical villain of whose background we know virtually nothing in ''The Philosopher's Stone'' into an extremely complex, supremely intelligent, mind blowingly dangerous ''person'' (because he's so complicated, it's hard to call him a full "antagonist").
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* GoodFeelsGood: Played with, since he was raised on BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad. Even if he starts to reform, "good" acts feel terrible since he was raised to be cunning and to be feared.


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* CloseRangeCombatant: Near the latter half of the story she begins to use a flashy LaserBlade in combat. She even manages to deflect a spell by slashing with it


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* EvilChancellor: Technically, as General Sunshine's foremost lieutenant.


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* MagicKnight: Almost literally at one point, when he dodges Sleeping Hex-resistant armor and wields a Most Ancient [[spoiler:LaserBlade blade.]]


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* KungFuWizard: Part of his advanced training [[spoiler:To fight Bellatrix]] involves using kicks when magic isn't an option.


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* [[spoiler:TheChosenOne: They are the heirs of Gryffindor.]]
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* MultilayerFacade: [[spoiler: Started as Tom Riddle playing both Voldemort and Monroe. By the time of the series he's [[BecomingTheMask fully embraced the Voldemort persona]], and Voldemort is possessing the real Quirrell and dropping hints that he's secretly Monroe in disguise. After his defeat, and Harry arranging the scene, everyone believes Monroe, pretending to be Quirrell, died heroically fighting Voldemort.]]

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* MultilayerFacade: [[spoiler: Started as Tom Riddle playing both Voldemort and Monroe.Monroe (after killing the real Monroe). By the time of the series he's [[BecomingTheMask fully embraced the Voldemort persona]], and Voldemort is possessing the real Quirrell and dropping hints that he's secretly Monroe in disguise. After his defeat, and Harry arranging the scene, everyone believes Monroe, pretending to be Quirrell, died heroically fighting Voldemort.]]
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