History Characters / LockeAndKey

5th Jul '17 11:04:33 AM Tropershaped
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[[folder: Rendell and Nina's Old Circle of Friends]]

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[[folder: Rendell and Nina's Rendell's Old Circle of Friends]]
3rd Dec '16 7:32:31 AM CallMeMrCheese
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Ellie Whedon's son and Bode's friend. Has some sort of mental disability[[note]]Seems too articulate to be retarded, but too imaginative to be autistic.[[/note]], which makes him immune to some of the key's effects.

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Ellie Whedon's son and Bode's friend. Has some sort of mental disability[[note]]Seems too articulate to be retarded, but too imaginative to be autistic.[[/note]], disability, which makes him immune to some of the key's effects.
6th Nov '16 11:11:53 PM Delphi
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%%* DeathByRacism

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%%* DeathByRacism* DeathByRacism: When his very first line is calling Obama a "halfrican" you know he'll come to a bad end.



%%* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness

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%%* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: As soon as he's done what Dodge wanted...''knifeneck!''
3rd Nov '16 5:46:08 PM TheWanderer
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%%* DeadpanSnarker

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%%* * DeadpanSnarker : He has a very dry and deadpan sort of wit.



%%* HeroesWantRedheads

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%%* HeroesWantRedheads* HeroesWantRedheads: His love interest is a redhead.




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* SuperStrength: He has used both the Giant Key and Hercules Key to acquire this at different points.



%%* AnimeHair

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%%* AnimeHair* AnimeHair: Her natural preference is for multicolored hair with some unusual, spiky styles.



* BlessedWithSuck: Completely removing your fears and sadness turns out to have some negative effects on your social life.
* BrokenBird: Averted, but she strayed very close to it early on.

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* BlessedWithSuck: Completely removing your fears and sadness turns out to have some negative side effects on your social life.
life. When you're not afraid of accidentally hurting people or ruining relationships because of impulsiveness, things can go downhill for you and your social circle.
* BrokenBird: Averted, Ultimately averted, but she strayed very close to it early on.in the story.
* CharacterDevelopment: [[spoiler:Initially she gets over the trauma of her father's death by simply using the Head Key to remove her sadness, fears, and trauma. She eventually comes to realize that this hasn't helped her actually get past her problems and not having any sense of fear is actually causing more problems for her, so she replaces her fear so that she can mature and deal with her problems like a proper human being.]]



* PluckyGirl: Actually ''enforced.'' She doesn't get scared or sad because she literally ''can't''. Deconstructed in that this also means that she lacks the benefits of fears and sadness, such as truly empathizing with others' negative emotions, and avoiding dangers.

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* PluckyGirl: Actually ''enforced.'' She doesn't get scared or sad because she literally ''can't''.''can't'' after using the Head Key to remove her fears and sadness. Deconstructed in that this also means that she lacks the benefits of fears and sadness, such as truly empathizing with others' negative emotions, and avoiding dangers.



%%* CheerfulChild
* ChildrenAreInnocent: As the youngest and purest of the Locke children, the keys' magic means that they are revealed to him first. [[spoiler: As soon as Dodge possesses him, the keys start revealing themselves to the next candidates of Tyler and Kinsey.]]
%%* CloudCuckooLander
%%* CuriousAsAMonkey
%%* DeliberatelyCuteChild

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%%* CheerfulChild
* CheerfulChild: Bode is a relentlessly upbeat youngster.
* ChildrenAreInnocent: As the youngest and purest of the Locke children, the keys' magic means that they are revealed to him first. [[spoiler: As [[spoiler:As soon as Dodge possesses him, the keys start revealing themselves to the next candidates of Tyler and Kinsey.]]
%%* CloudCuckooLander
%%* CuriousAsAMonkey
%%* DeliberatelyCuteChild
* CloudCuckooLander: He's very imaginative, even for a kid his age. Sometimes his siblings and mother have no idea how to understand him or what to do with him.
* CuriousAsAMonkey: He frequently runs wild with his curiosity. He ''will'' find ways to explore anything and everything.
* DeliberatelyCuteChild: [[spoiler:He invokes and exploits this at times, ''especially'' after being possessed by the spirit that possessed Dodge.]]



%%* CoolTeacher

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%%* CoolTeacher* CoolTeacher: Was a caring and kind teacher who tried his best to help his students.



* TheReveal: [[spoiler: Opening the Black Door was ''his'' idea.]]

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* TheReveal: [[spoiler: Opening [[spoiler:Opening the Black Door was ''his'' idea.idea. NiceJobBreakingItHero.]]



%%* TheAlcoholic
%%* BrokenBird

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%%* TheAlcoholic
%%* BrokenBird
* TheAlcoholic: She has turned to alcohol to deal with her trauma.
* BrokenBird: Her husband's death and her rape at the hands of Sam and company really did a number on her.



** Horribly, forcibly invoked during ''Omega'', where she's [[spoiler:pretty horrifically force-fed several bottles of wine and worse by something that, to her, appears to be her own son. Comes with an extra, horrid sting when Kinsey discovers her and the state she's in and doesn't care, simply thinking her mother's fallen off the wagon big-style]].
%%* {{Muggle}}

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** Horribly, Horribly and forcibly invoked during ''Omega'', where she's [[spoiler:pretty horrifically much force-fed several bottles of wine and worse by something that, to her, appears to be her own son. Comes with an extra, horrid sting when Kinsey discovers her and the in that state she's in and doesn't care, simply thinking thinks her mother's mother has fallen off the wagon big-style]].
%%* {{Muggle}}
big-time and is absolutely furious at Nina]].
* {{Muggle}}: She has no knowledge of the Keys, and like any other adult, is blocked from learning of them. As a result she is oblivious to a lot of the weirdness that goes on around her.



* NonActionGuy: Very much so. He's a skinny intellectual and no real use in a fight.



* TagalongKid: Was essentially this to his big brother Rendell, and Rendell's friends. They were pretty tolerant of him in most cases, however.



* TheReveal: [[spoiler: It was actually his fault that Dodge got possessed.]]

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* TheReveal: [[spoiler: It [[spoiler:It was actually his fault that Dodge got possessed.]]



%%* AmbiguousDisorder
* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler: Grabs Bode!Dodge, takes the Wellhouse Key and throws Dodge through the door, effectively killing him]]
%%* CloudCuckooLander

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%%* AmbiguousDisorder
* AmbiguousDisorder: It's never stated exactly what disorder he's supposed to have, and the symptoms mix and match from several different real life disorders.
* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler: Grabs [[spoiler:Grabs Bode!Dodge, takes the Wellhouse Key and throws Dodge through the door, effectively killing him]]
%%* CloudCuckooLander* CloudCuckooLander: He doesn't always have the best connection with reality as most people define it. On the other hand, he also has a much better perception of some of the supernatural events going on around him than normal people do.



Kinsey's best friend, although Kinsey's social problems due to her head tampering may have driven her off.

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Kinsey's best friend, friend at school, although Kinsey's social problems due to her head tampering may have driven drive her off.
off for a time before the two eventually reconcile.



* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler: Has been possessed by one of the parasites]]
* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler: With Scot]]
* DyingAsYourself: [[spoiler: Dies after the Alpha Key is used to remove the demon]]
%%* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Kinsey.

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* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler: Has been [[spoiler:She becomes possessed by one of the parasites]]
parasites that Dodge unleashes.]]
* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler: With Scot]]
[[spoiler:With Scot.]]
* DyingAsYourself: [[spoiler: Dies [[spoiler:Dies after the Alpha Key is used to remove the demon]]
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demon.]]
*
HeterosexualLifePartners: With Kinsey. She initially has this relationship with Kinsey, although Kinsey's insensitivity due to the Head Key drives Jackie off for a time. They eventually reconcile.



* OnlySaneMan: Generally comes off as the most level headed of the group.

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* OnlySaneMan: Generally comes off as the most level headed in her group of the group.
friends.



* BlackBestFriend: Subverted, this is one of his major complaints with Scot, who is otherwise his best friend.

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* BlackBestFriend: Subverted, He takes exception to this is one of his major complaints with Scot, who trope. While Scot is otherwise his best friend.friend, Jamal is infuriated by the thought that Scot may see him as a stock black friend from a tv comedy.



%%* DeadpanSnarker

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%%* DeadpanSnarker* DeadpanSnarker: Prefers sly and deadpan quips to Scot's LargeHam tendencies.



%%* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Scot.

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%%* * HeterosexualLifePartners: With Scot.
Scot, although their relationship is strained for a time after some experiments with the Keys and a fight over Kinsey's affections. They eventually bury the hatchet.



One of Kinsey's friends. Has a British punk jokester thing going on.

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One of Kinsey's friends. Has a British punk jokester thing going on.
on, although it's unclear if he actually is British or has just ''very'' thoroughly adopted the slang and subculture.



%%* CoolShades

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%%* CoolShades* CoolShades: He seldom removes his shades, to the point where you'd think they were glued to his head.



* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler: Has been possessed by one of the parasites]]
%%* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler: With Jackie]]
* DyingAsYourself: [[spoiler: Dies after the Alpha Key is used to remove the demon]]
%%* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Jamal.
%%* HopelessSuitor

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* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler: Has been [[spoiler:He becomes possessed by one of the parasites]]
%%*
parasites set loose by Dodge.]]
*
DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler: With Jackie]]
[[spoiler:With Jackie, after the demon parasite is removed from him.]]
* DyingAsYourself: [[spoiler: Dies [[spoiler:Dies after the Alpha Key is used to remove the demon]]
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demon, although thanks to the Hercules Key he lasts for quite awhile and is able to save and help his fellow students.]]
*
HeterosexualLifePartners: With Jamal.
%%* HopelessSuitor
Jamal, although their relationship is strained for a time after some experiments with the Keys and a fight over Kinsey's affections. They eventually bury the hatchet.
* HopelessSuitor: He is head over heels for Kinsey, who generally only thinks of him as a friend.



%%* TheQuincyPunk

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%%* TheQuincyPunk* TheQuincyPunk: He may not be in the time era when they were most common, but he's got a dyed mohawk and unconventional/rebel attitude associated with this trope.



%%* HotBloodedSideburns
* ManlyGay: Though he's a bit on the portly side.

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%%* HotBloodedSideburns
* HotBloodedSideburns: He's got big sideburns and is entirely willing to fight it out with nasty, homophobic locals.
* ManlyGay: Though he's a bit on the portly side.side instead of a muscle man.



* ChekhovsGun:
** Played with. He mentions to Nina at one point that his mother enrolled him in fencing classes because she had a dream that one day he would need to defend himself with a sword. [[spoiler:However, when Dodge attacks him with a rapier, Mutuku just starts knocking him around with a rolling pin while lecturing him about how this isn't a fencing match.]]
** And of course, knowing ''how to defend against'' someone who is using a sword certainly came in handy.
%%* {{Determinator}}

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* ChekhovsGun:
**
ChekhovsGun: Played with. He mentions to Nina at one point that his mother enrolled him in fencing classes because she had a dream that one day he would need to defend himself with a sword. [[spoiler:However, when Dodge attacks him with a rapier, Mutuku just starts knocking him around with a rolling pin while lecturing him about how this isn't a fencing match.]]
** And of course,
]] That said, while he wasn't actually wielding a sword, knowing ''how to defend against'' someone who is ''is'' using a sword certainly came in handy.
%%* {{Determinator}}* {{Determinator}}: He's an extremely determined man, and will shrug off obstacles and wounds to reach his objectives.



%%* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice
%%* ImprovisedWeapon

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%%* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice
%%* ImprovisedWeapon
* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler:One of the large shadows controlled by Dodge runs him through.]]
* ImprovisedWeapon: Unable to use his gun while [[spoiler:Dodge is attacking him with a sharpened rapier]], Mutuku grabs a knife and a rolling pin that happen to be in the kitchen where he's standing and starts kicking ass and taking names.



* AbusiveParents: Her mother is a major one.

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* AbusiveParents: Her mother is a major one. Ellie herself is a kind and caring parent.



%%* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice

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%%* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice: [[spoiler:Dodge runs her through with a sharpened rapier.]]



* {{Matricide}}: Attempted. In a flashback she comes very close to pushing [[EvilOldFolks her mother]] off a cliff after she put a cigarette out on Rufus' neck, but can't go through with it. [[BadGuysDoTheDirtyWork Dodge had no such hesitation, however]].

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* {{Matricide}}: Attempted. In a flashback she comes very close to pushing [[EvilOldFolks her mother]] off a cliff after she the evil old woman put a cigarette out on Rufus' neck, but can't go through with it. [[BadGuysDoTheDirtyWork Dodge had no such hesitation, however]].



%%* AllLoveIsUnrequited
* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler: Not her exactly, but her still alive memories distract Dodge long enough to knock the Crown of Shadows off him.]]
%%* EmptyShell
%%* FateWorseThanDeath

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%%* AllLoveIsUnrequited
* AllLoveIsUnrequited: She nursed a crush on Rendell, but he never noticed.
* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler: Not [[spoiler:Not her exactly, but her still alive memories distract Dodge long enough to knock the Crown of Shadows off him.]]
%%* EmptyShell
%%* FateWorseThanDeath
* EmptyShell: Essentially ''everything'' inside her head was removed with the Head Key. This was done to such a degree that nothing new seems to be able to form either as the years go by.
* FateWorseThanDeath: What was done to her with the Head Key is absolutely horrific. Now imagine spending decades like that...



%%* CoolOldGuy

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%%* CoolOldGuy* CoolOldGuy: A kindly teacher who is getting quite old.



%%* AttractiveBentGender

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%%* AttractiveBentGender* AttractiveBentGender: When he uses the Gender Key, he makes for an attractive woman.



%%* BigBad
%%* BigBadFriend
* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler:Has a ...[[EldritchAbomination *thing*]] lodged in his soul (if some lines in Clockworks #1 are to be taken seriously, it may be one of the [[Creator/HPLovecraft Thousand Young]]) that guides his actions. Comments by Sam Lesser indicate that the parasite has completely taken over and simply retains Dodge's memories and personality, ala a Creator/JossWhedon vampire.]]

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%%* BigBad
%%* BigBadFriend
* BigBad: While there are bigger fish, [[spoiler:on the other side of the Black Door]] Dodge is the main villain.
* BigBadFriend: He befriends Tyler and Kinsey so he can figure out where all the keys he needs are without blowing his cover.
* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler:Has Has a ...[[EldritchAbomination *thing*]] lodged in his soul (if some lines in Clockworks #1 are to be taken seriously, it may be one of the [[Creator/HPLovecraft Thousand Young]]) that guides his actions. Comments by Sam Lesser indicate that the parasite has completely taken over and he simply retains Dodge's memories and personality, ala a Creator/JossWhedon vampire.]]



%%* GenderBender: Oh, Gender Key.

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%%* * GenderBender: Oh, Has no problem with using the Gender Key.Key to switch back and forth from a male and female form.



%%* HumanoidAbomination

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%%* HumanoidAbomination* HumanoidAbomination: He looks like a normal human, but is actually [[spoiler:something like a spirit that has been taken over by a demon and given physical form.]]



%%* NeckSnap: Fond of it.

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%%* * NeckSnap: Fond He's fond of it.killing people with this move.



%%* PrettyBoy

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%%* PrettyBoy * PrettyBoy: Was definitely an attractive man, and remains attractive when using the Gender Key.



%%* SealedEvilInACan
* ShoutOut: [[spoiler:StringyHairedGhostGirl? [[SealedEvilInACan Trapped in a well?]] Actually male? [[TheRing Sounds familiar]]...]]
* SmugSnake: He underestimates Tyler's intelligence repeatedly.

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%%* SealedEvilInACan
* ShoutOut: [[spoiler:StringyHairedGhostGirl? [[SealedEvilInACan Trapped in SealedEvilInACan: [[spoiler:Is initially bound to the well house, but schemes to find a well?]] Actually male? [[TheRing Sounds familiar]]...way out.]]
* ShoutOut: [[spoiler:StringyHairedGhostGirl? [[SealedEvilInACan Trapped in a well?]] Actually male? [[Film/TheRing Sounds familiar]]...]]
* SmugSnake: He underestimates Tyler's intelligence repeatedly.repeatedly, as well as the resourcefulness of the entire Locke family.



%%* AbusiveParents
* TheAtoner: [[spoiler: As a ghost, he realizes his manipulations by Dodge and attempts to kill him. He fails and is tricked by Dodge into being killed by Kinsey in Zack's body, but the information that he passes onto Rufus leads to Dodge's ultimate undoing.]]

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%%* AbusiveParents
* AbusiveParents: He definitely had them, which didn't do him or his chances in the world any favors.
* TheAtoner: [[spoiler: As a ghost, he realizes his manipulations how he was manipulated by Dodge and attempts to kill him. He Sam fails and is tricked by Dodge into being killed by Kinsey in Zack's body, but the information that he passes onto Rufus leads to Dodge's ultimate undoing.]]



* ExtremeMeleeRevenge: Gets one when Tyler bashes his face in with a brick (he gets better) and one [[spoiler: in Dodge's body when Kinsey beats him to death with an ice skate (he doesn't).]]
%%* {{Gonk}}

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* ExtremeMeleeRevenge: Gets one On the receiving end of this when Tyler bashes his face in with a brick (he gets better) and one [[spoiler: in Dodge's body when Kinsey beats him to death with an ice skate (he doesn't).]]
%%* {{Gonk}}
skate. (He doesn't get better this time.)]]
* {{Gonk}}: In addition to abusive parents and being poor, the guy was born with a face that won't be winning any pageants.



%%* AnAxeToGrind
%%* BaldOfEvil

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%%* AnAxeToGrind
%%* BaldOfEvil
* AnAxeToGrind: He uses one when he and Sam attack the Lockes. As seen under HoistByHisOwnPetard, he should have kept better track of it.
* BaldOfEvil: Has a shaved head, and willingly/enthusiastically takes part in rape and murder.



* TeensAreMonsters: Unlike Sam, he's neither crazy or being strung along by an evil spirit. He probably just tagged along for the chance to [[spoiler: rape Nina.]]

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* TeensAreMonsters: Unlike Sam, he's neither crazy or being strung along by an evil spirit. He probably just tagged along for the chance to [[spoiler: rape Nina.]]
Nina.



%%* FatBastard

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%%* FatBastard* FatBastard: He's a portly guy who is a complete jerk.



%%* {{Jerkass}}
%%* OrderliesAreCreeps

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%%* {{Jerkass}}
%%* OrderliesAreCreeps
* {{Jerkass}}: A creepy orderly who shows multiple forms of prejudice and is a jerk even to people he isn't prejudiced against.
* OrderliesAreCreeps: This nasty racist is not the sort you'd want looking after you.
22nd Oct '16 1:39:32 PM nombretomado
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* BritishAccents:
** Or at least, British slang. Jury's out on whether he's actually British or just uses their slang because he thinks it's cool.
** He uses the accent too: he was teaching Bode to speak with one as of "Keys to the Kingdom." Jury's still out on whether it's real or an affectation.
** He refers to his "English flesh" in Alpha.
15th Aug '16 2:36:59 PM 43110
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* DeadpanSnarker

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker



* HeroesWantRedheads

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* %%* HeroesWantRedheads



* AnimeHair

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* %%* AnimeHair



* CheerfulChild

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* %%* CheerfulChild



* CloudCuckooLander
* CuriousAsAMonkey
* DeliberatelyCuteChild

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* %%* CloudCuckooLander
* %%* CuriousAsAMonkey
* %%* DeliberatelyCuteChild



* OneOfUs: In-universe.He's a ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes fan.
* PuppyDogEyes

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* OneOfUs: In-universe. He's a ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes fan.
* %%* PuppyDogEyes



* CoolTeacher
* DeathByOriginStory

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* %%* CoolTeacher
* %%* DeathByOriginStory



* TheAlcoholic
* BrokenBird

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* %%* TheAlcoholic
* %%* BrokenBird



* {{Muggle}}

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* %%* {{Muggle}}



* AmbiguousDisorder

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* %%* AmbiguousDisorder



* CloudCuckooLander

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* %%* CloudCuckooLander



* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Kinsey.
* KilledOffForReal

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* %%* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Kinsey.
* %%* KilledOffForReal



* AwesomeMcCoolname

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* %%* AwesomeMcCoolname



* DeadpanSnarker

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker



* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Scot.

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* %%* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Scot.



* BritishAccents: Or at least, British slang. Jury's out on whether he's actually British or just uses their slang because he thinks it's cool.

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* BritishAccents: BritishAccents:
**
Or at least, British slang. Jury's out on whether he's actually British or just uses their slang because he thinks it's cool.



* CoolShades

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* %%* CoolShades



* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler: With Jackie]]

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* %%* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler: With Jackie]]



* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Jamal.
* HopelessSuitor
* KilledOffForReal
* TheQuincyPunk

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* %%* HeterosexualLifePartners: With Jamal.
* %%* HopelessSuitor
* %%* KilledOffForReal
* %%* TheQuincyPunk



* DeadpanSnarker
* HotBloodedSideburns

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* %%* DeadpanSnarker
* %%* HotBloodedSideburns



* BadAss: [[spoiler:A couple of wounds from a rapier (including a swipe that just missed the eyes and then getting ''impaled'')]] would slow down most people, but Mutuku barely pauses before going into ass kicking mode.
* ChekhovsGun: Played with. He mentions to Nina at one point that his mother enrolled him in fencing classes because she had a dream that one day he would need to defend himself with a sword. [[spoiler:However, when Dodge attacks him with a rapier, Mutuku just starts knocking him around with a rolling pin while lecturing him about how this isn't a fencing match.]]

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* BadAss: [[spoiler:A couple of wounds from a rapier (including a swipe that just missed the eyes and then getting ''impaled'')]] would slow down most people, but Mutuku barely pauses before going into ass kicking mode.
* ChekhovsGun:
ChekhovsGun:
**
Played with. He mentions to Nina at one point that his mother enrolled him in fencing classes because she had a dream that one day he would need to defend himself with a sword. [[spoiler:However, when Dodge attacks him with a rapier, Mutuku just starts knocking him around with a rolling pin while lecturing him about how this isn't a fencing match.]]



* {{Determinator}}

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* %%* {{Determinator}}



* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice
* ImprovisedWeapon
* KilledOffForReal

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* %%* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice
* %%* ImprovisedWeapon
* %%* KilledOffForReal



* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice
* LovableJock: As a student.

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* %%* ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice
* %%* LovableJock: As a student.



* AllLoveIsUnrequited

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* %%* AllLoveIsUnrequited



* EmptyShell
* FateWorseThanDeath

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* %%* EmptyShell
* %%* FateWorseThanDeath



* CoolOldGuy

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* %%* CoolOldGuy



* KilledMidSentence

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* %%* KilledMidSentence



* AttractiveBentGender

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* %%* AttractiveBentGender



* BigBad
* BigBadFriend

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* %%* BigBad
* %%* BigBadFriend



* DevilInPlainSight

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* %%* DevilInPlainSight



* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Continually wowed and confused by modern technology, since the last computer he owned was a Commodore 64. [[VillainsBlendInBetter All things considered he adapts fairly well]], and thinks that modern technology kicks the crap out of what he was used to in the 80s.
** Justified - possessed or not, he's only 18, an age where learning and picking up new ideas and concepts is very easy to do.
* GenderBender: Oh, Gender Key.

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* FishOutOfTemporalWater: Continually wowed and confused by modern technology, since the last computer he owned was a Commodore 64. [[VillainsBlendInBetter All things considered he adapts fairly well]], and thinks that modern technology kicks the crap out of what he was used to in the 80s.
**
80s. Justified - possessed or not, he's only 18, an age where learning and picking up new ideas and concepts is very easy to do.
* %%* GenderBender: Oh, Gender Key.



* HumanoidAbomination

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* %%* HumanoidAbomination



* NeckSnap: Fond of it.
* OurMonstersAreDifferent
* PrettyBoy

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* %%* NeckSnap: Fond of it.
* %%* OurMonstersAreDifferent
* %%* PrettyBoy



* SealedEvilInACan

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* %%* SealedEvilInACan



* WouldHurtAChild: Enthusiastically.

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* %%* WouldHurtAChild: Enthusiastically.



* AbusiveParents

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* %%* AbusiveParents



* BrokenBad

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* %%* BrokenBad



* FreudianExcuse

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* %%* FreudianExcuse



* {{Gonk}}

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* %%* {{Gonk}}



* TeensAreMonsters

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* %%* TeensAreMonsters



* AnAxeToGrind
* BaldOfEvil

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* %%* AnAxeToGrind
* %%* BaldOfEvil



* DeathByRacism
* FatBastard

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* %%* DeathByRacism
* %%* FatBastard



* {{Jerkass}}
* OrderliesAreCreeps
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness

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* %%* {{Jerkass}}
* %%* OrderliesAreCreeps
* %%* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness
26th Jul '16 4:15:42 AM LondonPurple
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* LikeFatherLikeSon: Subverted. He bears a great resemblance to young Rendell, and has a similar taste in women based on his relationship with Jordan. But the final arc of the series is centred around how Tyler has been taught by his father's mistakes and matured into a better man.



* ChildrenAreInnocent: As the youngest and purest of the Locke children, the keys' magic means that they are revealed to him first. [[spoiler: As soon as Dodge possesses him, the keys start revealing themselves to the next candidates of Tyler and Kinsey.]]



* GenerationXerox: His relationship with Tyler is extremely similar to Duncan's with Rendell.



* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Defied. After the Mending Key fixes her broken dishes, Nina tries to use it on his ashes. It doesn't work.]]

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* BackFromTheDead: [[spoiler:Defied. After the Mending Key fixes her broken dishes, Nina tries to use it on his ashes. It doesn't work.work, although his soul does become linked to the cabinet. Later Tyler brings Rendell back as an echo in the wellhouse to say goodbye.]]
* BrokenAce: [[spoiler: He was a cool kid at high school, but his arrogance ended up leaving his friends dead or worse.
]]



* PosthumousCharacter

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* PosthumousCharacterLaserGuidedAmnesia: Like all adults Rendell forgot the magic of the keys soon after graduating. He can only half-remember when drunk.
* PosthumousCharacter: It becomes increasingly clear that Rendell is just as important a character in the series as his children.



* WeirdnessCensor: Like nearly all adults, she has one that keeps her from recognizing the effects of the keys. [[spoiler:However, when she has too much to drink, she recognizes and tries experimenting with one key]].

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* WeirdnessCensor: Like nearly all adults, she has one that keeps her from recognizing the effects of the keys. [[spoiler:However, when she has too much to drink, she recognizes and tries experimenting with one key]].
key. When she becomes drunk again later she remembers her experiments]].



* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Duncan forgot the magic of the keys as he grew up like all adults. However he can temporarily remember parts of it when exposed to obvious magic, such as [[spoiler: Dodge or the living shadows]].



** However as a kid, he liked to dress as a girl [[spoiler: by using the gender key]].

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** However as a kid, he liked to dress as become a girl [[spoiler: by using the gender key]].



* {{Irony}}: He is teaching Kinsey's class Hamlet, while at the same time he is paralyzed with inaction when he sees the ghost of Dodge. He later comments upon the irony.



* HellishPupils: Sometimes [[spoiler: when the parasite is pissed]]. notice that when Dodge sports them, he tend to be a lot more vicious and violent than usual.

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* HellishPupils: Sometimes [[spoiler: when the parasite is pissed]]. notice Notice that when Dodge sports them, he tend to be a lot more vicious and violent than usual.



* JabbaTableManners: Displays some shortly after [[spoiler: getting possessed.]]

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* JabbaTableManners: Displays some shortly after [[spoiler: getting possessed.possessed, when the parasite is still getting used to new human sensations.]]
21st Jul '16 10:48:21 AM Morgenthaler
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* DangerouslyGenreSavvy
8th Feb '16 5:02:17 PM DoctorCooper
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* OneOfUs: He's a ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes fan.

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* OneOfUs: In-universe.He's a ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes fan.
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* GoOutWithASmile: He dreams that he's reunited with his wife, both young and beautiful, at the bottom of the river on the glorious summer day she drowned.

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* GoOutWithASmile: He dreams that he's reunited with his wife, both young and beautiful, at the bottom of the river on the glorious summer day she almost drowned.
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