History Characters / Irredeemable

26th Apr '16 7:58:21 PM zequeins
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* BetterTheDevilYouKnow: [[spoiler: He decided to kill Orian using the anti-Plutonian wax bullet instead. Later on, he negotiated Plutonian's release from the Vespas when it's clear that Survivor is exhibiting traits of HeWhoFightsMonsters.]]


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* VictorGainsLosersPowers: Not usually, but when he managed [[spoiler: to contain [[BodySurf Modeus]] in his considerable PsychicBlockDefense]], he gains the latter's intelligence and knowledge, allowing him to devise even more incredible devices with his Technopathy.


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* DealWithTheDevil: [[spoiler: Sold out the entire universe to the Vespas in exchange of them leaving Earth alone.]] Horrific as it may be, this deal ''[[ProperlyParanoid did]]'' manage to stop Plutonian's rampage mid-series. [[SenselessSacrifice Pity the other party overestimated their containment protocols...]]


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* MonochromaticEyes: Not in flashbacks, but his appearances in-person have been depicted with these.
* NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: He's just 2 letters away from [[DemonLordsAndArchdevils Asmodeus.]]
* PowerParasite: Courtesy of BodySurf, he gains the powers of the body he possesses. The biggest of this is the GravityMaster powers of his last body.


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* AMindIsATerribleThingToRead: A telepath took a glimpse into his mind once, and was DrivenToSuicide soon after.


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* BrownNote: See BodyHorror above. Worst part is that you don't even have to ''vocalize'' it, just looking at it and registering it in your brain is enough.
21st Apr '16 2:09:56 PM Mnemonik2
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* PowerBornOfMadness: Cutter's powers depend on her mental state - when she's freed and calms down, the amount of damage she can do decreases. [[spoiler: It's actually {{Foreshadowing}} that Modeus is possessing her body.]]



* SelfHarm: When Cutter slices herself, at which point the cut appears on her foes.

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* SelfHarm: When Cutter slices herself, at which point a larger version of the cut appears on her foes.
18th Apr '16 3:30:14 PM KizunaTallis
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* UnskilledButStrong: What allows him to be defeated by [[spoiler: Orian and Survivor]]. He's simply not used to having to fight physically skilled fighters with powers on par with his own. Weirdly, at the end of ''Incorruptible'', Max Damage tells a story about how he fought the Plutonian in a PowerNullifier field and expected this to be the case, but found that the guy was actually really tough even with no powers. [[UnreliableNarrator He could've just been making the story up, though.]]And that just mean he can beat a guy with serious sleep deprivation issues.

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* UnskilledButStrong: What allows him to be defeated by [[spoiler: Orian and Survivor]]. He's simply not used to having to fight physically skilled fighters with powers on par with his own. Weirdly, at the end of ''Incorruptible'', Max Damage tells a story about how he fought the Plutonian in a PowerNullifier field and expected this to be the case, but found that the guy was actually really tough even with no powers. [[UnreliableNarrator He could've just been making the story up, though.]]And though]], and it's important to keep in mind that just mean he can beat a guy with Max usually has serious sleep deprivation issues.issues. And Tony's [[spoiler:RealityWarper powes were likely still in effect]].
13th Apr '16 7:39:49 AM zequeins
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* BadassBoast:
-->'''Qubit:''' That teleportal? One of those things that allows you to march your conquering empire across the cosmos? I invented those. They're ''mine''. And I can take them ''back'' whenever I ''like''.
* BadassBookworm: He doesn't have HeroicBuild and looks like a lanky nerd. Doesn't mean he's not dangerous when he wants to be, and he once successfully threatened an alien ''empire''.



* BadassBoast:
-->'''Modeus:''' That teleportal? One of those things that allows you to march your conquering empire across the cosmos? I invented those. They're ''mine''. And I can take them ''back'' whenever I ''like''.
13th Apr '16 7:37:48 AM zequeins
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* BadassBoast:
-->'''Modeus:''' That teleportal? One of those things that allows you to march your conquering empire across the cosmos? I invented those. They're ''mine''. And I can take them ''back'' whenever I ''like''.
31st Mar '16 2:30:22 PM trixus
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* UnskilledButStrong: What allows him to be defeated by [[spoiler: Orian and Survivor]]. He's simply not used to having to fight physically skilled fighters with powers on par with his own. Weirdly, at the end of ''Incorruptible'', Max Damage tells a story about how he fought the Plutonian in a PowerNullifier field and expected this to be the case, but found that the guy was actually really tough even with no powers. [[UnreliableNarrator He could've just been making the story up, though.]]

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* UnskilledButStrong: What allows him to be defeated by [[spoiler: Orian and Survivor]]. He's simply not used to having to fight physically skilled fighters with powers on par with his own. Weirdly, at the end of ''Incorruptible'', Max Damage tells a story about how he fought the Plutonian in a PowerNullifier field and expected this to be the case, but found that the guy was actually really tough even with no powers. [[UnreliableNarrator He could've just been making the story up, though.]]]]And that just mean he can beat a guy with serious sleep deprivation issues.
24th Mar '16 6:01:26 PM KizunaTallis
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* EntitledToHaveYou: [[spoiler: Once Scylla as been seemingly killed and Cary has become the world's most powerful super-hero, he starts putting the moves on Kaidan, forcefully kissing her and obviously assuming she's his girlfriend now.]]

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* EntitledToHaveYou: [[spoiler: Once Scylla as has been seemingly killed and Cary has become the world's most powerful super-hero, he starts putting the moves on Kaidan, forcefully kissing her and obviously assuming she's his girlfriend now.]]



* IAmNotLeftHanded: [[spoiler: Up to eleven in his rematch against the Plutonian. Without one of his brothers sapping his powers, Charybdis can fight off Tony.]]
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: Gilgamos stabs him]]

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* IAmNotLeftHanded: [[spoiler: Up to eleven UpToEleven in his rematch against the Plutonian. Without one of his brothers sapping his powers, Charybdis can fight off Tony.]]
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: Gilgamos stabs him]]him]] late into the series.



* SiblingTriangle: Between him, Scylla and Kaiden.

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* SiblingTriangle: Between him, Scylla and Kaiden.Kaidan.



* TookALevelInJerkass: [[spoiler: After gaining his power boost]]
* TwinDesynch: He and Scylla were always different, due to his shyness. [[spoiler: With the reveal of Elliot, and Cary's arrogance, their differences become even more profound.]]

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* TookALevelInJerkass: [[spoiler: After gaining his power boost]]
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* TwinDesynch: He and Scylla were always different, due to his shyness. [[spoiler: With the reveal of Elliot, and Cary's increasing arrogance, their differences become even more profound.]]



* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler: Of a sort. Kaiden summons his spirit through her ghost stories.]]

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* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler: Of a sort. Kaiden Kaidan summons his spirit through her ghost stories.]]



* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Drags Kurne to the spirit world so he can save Kaiden and Gil.]]

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* HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler: Drags Kurne to the spirit world so he can save Kaiden Kaidan and Gil.]]
24th Mar '16 12:44:55 PM KizunaTallis
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* BlackDudeDiesFirst: Subverted - he survived the first days of the Plutonian's rampage. Then it's doubly subverted when [[spoiler:he's the first of the survivors to be killed off early into the series]].
* BrokenPedestal: After Tony went evil, Volt went through this hard.
* DeadpanSnarker: One of the most sarcastic members of the Paradigm by far.



* PowerIncontinence: Before meeting Paradigm, he couldn't touch anything electronic without shorting it out.

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* PowerIncontinence: Before meeting the Paradigm, he couldn't touch anything electronic without shorting it out. [[BlessedWithSuck As a result, he couldn't hold down a job]].



* EvenEvilHasStandards: Part of what lead to his HeelFaceTurn. Even he-''Especially'' he-is horrified by what the Plutonian is doing.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: Part of what lead led to his HeelFaceTurn. Even he-''Especially'' he-is He's utterly horrified by what the Plutonian is doing.Plutonian's doing in his rampage.



* MayDecemberRomance: She's sixteen in the series, while Max is at least in his late twenties.

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* MayDecemberRomance: She's sixteen in the series, while Max is at least in his late twenties.twenties/early thirties.
8th Mar '16 7:15:30 PM KizunaTallis
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* YankTheDogsChain: In an in-universe example of AlternativeCharacterInterpretation, Bette Noir believes Tony does this to himself, namely that once he makes a genuine connection with someone, he worries they'll see [[WartsAndAll the darker and less savory aspects]] of him that he tries to keep hidden beneath a veneer of perfection, and thus punish himself for his own self-loathing. She may have a point...



Gilgamos' wife, and master sharpshooter who uses specalised bullets. It's later revealed that [[spoiler: she's been having an affair with the Plutonian]].

* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: One of the few to sense the Plutonian's bad side, and was attracted to it.

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Gilgamos' wife, and master sharpshooter who uses specalised specialized bullets. It's later revealed that [[spoiler: she's been having an affair with the Plutonian]].

* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: One She felt bored with her straightforward relationship with Gilgamos, and was one of the few to sense the Plutonian's bad side, and was attracted to it.



* WalkingTheEarth

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* WalkingTheEarthWalkingTheEarth: For most of his life, until he settled down with the Paradigm. Resumes this after the Orian arc.



* BreakTheCutie: She gets it very rough in the months of Plutonian's rampage.

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* BreakTheCutie: She gets it very rough in the months of the Plutonian's rampage.rampage. To wit, [[spoiler:Scylla dies, then turns out to be NotQuiteDead, and is forced to MercyKill his brain dead body.]]



* NiceGirl: Is one of the most kindhearted people in this whole setting.



* SummonMagic: She summons samurai, warriors etc. by telling their stories. [[spoiler: She can also summon her deceased comrades.]]

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* SummonMagic: She summons samurai, the spirits of samurai and warriors etc. by telling their stories. [[spoiler: She can also summon [[spoiler:Later on, she learns this extends to her deceased Paradigm comrades.]]



* NiceGuy: Before everything went downhill, Samsara was remembered as being a kind and gentle person.



* BadassNormal: The only one on the Paradigm.

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* BadassNormal: The only one on the Paradigm. Brutally deconstructed however, as gadgets and martial arts skills are nothing compared to a guy with actual superpowers.



* TheTeamNormal: Didn't have any powers, but he did have a decent arsenal of weapons and tactical and deductive skills to make him a valued member of the Paradigm.

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* TheTeamNormal: Didn't have any powers, but he did have a decent arsenal of weapons weapons, and tactical and deductive skills to make him a valued member of the Paradigm.



* DepravedHomosexual: Subverted. He's in love with the Plutonian's power, even stating that Tony was the only person he ever felt emotion towards.

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* DepravedHomosexual: Subverted. He's in love with the [[spoiler:the Plutonian's power, even stating power and states that Tony was the only person he ever felt emotion towards.towards, making this a case of SingleTargetSexuality]].



* GrandTheftMe

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* GrandTheftMeForTheLulz: He had no real motivation to his crimes besides to torment Plutonian. Until [[spoiler:Tony realized Modeus was actually in love with him]].
* GrandTheftMe See Brain Uploading.
* KeepingTheEnemyClose: Initially rationalized his obsession with the Plutonian as this until he realizes and accepts he [[spoiler:loves Tony]].



* SingleTargetSexuality: Take a wild guess.

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* SingleTargetSexuality: Take a wild guess.Towards the Plutonian



* {{Yandere}}: When he [[spoiler:takes over Bette's body, uses her newly enhanced gravity manipulation powers to subdue Plutonian, and gets ready to achieve his dreams of knocking boots with Tony, Tony points out that the world will end if that radioactive cloud that contained his parents doesn't get resolved soon, and Modeus' reply is pure yandere]].
-->"[My world] ends every time you turn me away."



* ArcVillain: He is summoned by the US government to stop the Plutonian, and decides to spend some of his time on Earth also dividing the Paradigm.



* EnemyMine: Allies with the US government, Survivor and the Paradigm to kill the Plutonian.

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* EnemyMine: Allies with the US government, Survivor and the Paradigm to kill the Plutonian. Qubit points out that this isn't a good thing however, as it's clear Orian is not doing this out of any good in his heart and all he wants is to invade and take Earth for himself.
* EvilVsEvil: Against the Plutonian.



* TheSymbiote: [[spoiler: Auroran]] was this for the Plutonian.

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* TheSymbiote: [[spoiler: Auroran]] Auroran was this for the Plutonian.Plutonian, latching onto him and being so overwhelmed by the tide of emotions and the weight of his life story that he wanted to help heal Tony]].
6th Mar '16 10:49:33 AM KizunaTallis
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* HeroicBSOD: Unusually, a particularly unsympathetic one: [[spoiler: she feels guilty about hiding the fact that she could have killed Plutonian at any point, because doing so would have revealed her OneNightStand with him. She let billions die to cover a single act of infidelity.]]

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* HeroicBSOD: Unusually, a particularly unsympathetic one: [[spoiler: she feels guilty about hiding the fact that she could have killed Plutonian at any point, because doing so would have revealed her OneNightStand affair with him. She let billions die to cover a single act of infidelity.]]


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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: Read above on HeroicBSOD.
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