History Characters / Madlax

4th Dec '17 6:10:30 PM wootzits
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* ExtraordinarilyEmpoweredGirl: She has ''extremely'' honed combat instincts and, despite her young age, several years of hard combat experience under her belt, but aside from that she's pretty much normal. [[spoiler:We find out later in the series that she's also immortal, but she still qualifies for this trope because her immortality really isn't any help in combat because it doesn't heal her fast enough, and while Madlax can't die, she can still ''lose''.]] We've even [[Pantheon/{{Heroes}} deified her]].

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* ExtraordinarilyEmpoweredGirl: She has ''extremely'' honed combat instincts and, despite her young age, several years of hard combat experience under her belt, but aside from that she's pretty much normal. [[spoiler:We find out later in the series that she's also immortal, but she still qualifies for this trope because her immortality really isn't any help in combat because it doesn't heal her fast enough, and while Madlax can't die, she can still ''lose''.]] We've even [[Pantheon/{{Heroes}} deified her]].]]



* NinjaMaid: Oh God, does she ever prove it. In fact, she did such a good job of proving it that we've made her the ''[[Pantheon/{{Combat}} Greater Goddess]]'' of {{Ninja Maid}}s.

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* NinjaMaid: Oh God, does she ever prove it. In fact, she did such a good job of proving it that we've made her the ''[[Pantheon/{{Combat}} Greater Goddess]]'' of {{Ninja Maid}}s.
31st Oct '17 3:45:13 PM eschlowx
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* DepravedBisexual: She sleeps with Carrossea Doon (seemingly develops feelings for him), and becomes obsessively fixated with Madlax. She even says that she loves her later on.

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* DepravedBisexual: She sleeps with Carrossea Doon (seemingly (and seemingly develops feelings for him), and becomes obsessively fixated with Madlax. She even says that she loves her later on.
14th Jun '17 3:48:39 AM eschlowx
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* TheUnfettered: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]]. She seems to be completely matter-of-fact with regards to her job (and the body count it entails), and when Vanessa [[WhatTheHellHero calls her out]] on her apparent callousness, she calmly defends herself saying it's what she [[IDidWhatIHadTo needs to do]] to survive. [[spoiler:In the final episode, however, Margaret states that Madlax actually [[TheFettered torments herself]] over person she's killed, which is what makes her a "kind killer"]].

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* TheUnfettered: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]]. She seems to be completely matter-of-fact with regards to her job (and the body count it entails), and when Vanessa [[WhatTheHellHero calls her out]] on her apparent callousness, she calmly defends herself saying it's what she [[IDidWhatIHadTo [[IDidWhatIHadToDo needs to do]] to survive. [[spoiler:In the final episode, however, Margaret states that Madlax actually [[TheFettered torments herself]] over person she's killed, which is what makes her a "kind killer"]].



* WhatTheHellHero: She delivers one to Madlax in regards to her apparent indifference towards killing people for a living. Madlax simply responds that she [[IDidWhatIHadTo does what she has to]] in order to stay alive.

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* WhatTheHellHero: She delivers one to Madlax in regards to her apparent indifference towards killing people for a living. Madlax simply responds that she [[IDidWhatIHadTo [[IDidWhatIHadToDo does what she has to]] in order to stay alive.
14th Jun '17 3:46:49 AM eschlowx
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* JerkassFacade: Kind of. Though she's definitely an [[AllLoveHero All-Loving Herione]], she claims to be indifferent to the fact that she kills people for a living. [[spoiler:However, when Margaret accepts her as [[LiteralSplitPersonality a part of her]], she says that she knows that, on the inside, Madlax is distraught over every life she's taken. Turns out this is what she meant when she called her "a kind killer"]].

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* JerkassFacade: Kind of. Though she's definitely an [[AllLoveHero [[AllLovingHero All-Loving Herione]], she claims to be indifferent to the fact that she kills people for a living. [[spoiler:However, when Margaret accepts her as [[LiteralSplitPersonality a part of her]], she says that she knows that, on the inside, Madlax is distraught over every life she's taken. Turns out this is what she meant when she called her "a kind killer"]].
14th Jun '17 3:46:07 AM eschlowx
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* JerkassFacade: Kind of. Though she's definitely an AllLovingHerione, she claims to be indifferent to the fact that she kills people for a living. [[spoiler:However, when Margaret accepts her as [[LiteralSplitPersonality a part of her]], she says that she knows that, on the inside, Madlax is distraught over every life she's taken. Turns out this is what she meant when she called her "a kind killer"]].

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* JerkassFacade: Kind of. Though she's definitely an AllLovingHerione, [[AllLoveHero All-Loving Herione]], she claims to be indifferent to the fact that she kills people for a living. [[spoiler:However, when Margaret accepts her as [[LiteralSplitPersonality a part of her]], she says that she knows that, on the inside, Madlax is distraught over every life she's taken. Turns out this is what she meant when she called her "a kind killer"]].
14th Jun '17 3:45:19 AM eschlowx
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* JerkassFacade: Kind of. Though she's definitely an AllLovingHerione, she claims to be indifferent to the fact that she kills people for a living. [[spoiler:However, when Margaret accepts her as [[LiteralSplitPersonality a part of her]], she says that she knows that, on the inside, Madlax is distraught over every life she's taken. Turns out this is what she meant when she called her "a kind killer"]].



* TheUnfettered: [[SubvertedTrope Subverted]]. She seems to be completely matter-of-fact with regards to her job (and the body count it entails), and when Vanessa [[WhatTheHellHero calls her out]] on her apparent callousness, she calmly defends herself saying it's what she [[IDidWhatIHadTo needs to do]] to survive. [[spoiler:In the final episode, however, Margaret states that Madlax actually [[TheFettered torments herself]] over person she's killed, which is what makes her a "kind killer"]].




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* WhatTheHellHero: She delivers one to Madlax in regards to her apparent indifference towards killing people for a living. Madlax simply responds that she [[IDidWhatIHadTo does what she has to]] in order to stay alive.





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\n* WalkingSpoiler: Given that what happened to him is the crux of the AwfulTruth concerning Margaret, most of the information about him contains spoilers.

14th Jun '17 3:31:41 AM eschlowx
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* LegacyCharacter: [[spoiler:"Madlax" turns out to have beeen his military callsign. It's the only word Margaret and Madlax remember, because that's what Friday called him before rendering him BrainwashedAndCrazy]].

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* LegacyCharacter: [[spoiler:"Madlax" turns out to have beeen been his military callsign. It's the only word Margaret and Madlax remember, because that's what Friday called him before rendering him BrainwashedAndCrazy]].
14th Jun '17 3:30:31 AM eschlowx
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* BrainwashedAndCrazy: [[spoiler:After Friday reads him the Words of Awakening, he loses it and tries to [[OffingTheOffspring kill Margaret]].

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* BrainwashedAndCrazy: [[spoiler:After Friday reads him the Words of Awakening, he loses it and tries to [[OffingTheOffspring kill Margaret]].Margaret]]]].
14th Jun '17 3:25:01 AM eschlowx
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* AmbiguouslyBi: She appears to grow quite fond of Luciano, and at one point tells Eleanor that she loves her. She's also heavily implied to have been in love with [[SchoolgirlLesbians her classmate Anne Morey]].

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* AmbiguouslyBi: She appears to grow quite fond of Luciano, Luciano (which Vanessa and Eleanor notice and make knowing smirks about), but also at one point tells Eleanor Elenore that she loves her. She's also heavily implied to have been in love with [[SchoolgirlLesbians her classmate Anne Morey]].



* SelfMadeOrphan: [[spoiler:Technically. Madlax is the one who killed her father, but she's actually one of Margaret's [[LiteralSplitPersonality Literal Split Personalties]]]].



* AmbiguouslyGay: While she shows no interest in men, her relationship with Madlax is implied to develop into a mutual BodyguardCrush, and she's also, on occassion, rather flirty with Eleanor.

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* AmbiguouslyGay: While she shows no interest in men, her relationship with Madlax is implied to develop into a mutual BodyguardCrush, and she's also, on occassion, rather flirty with Eleanor.Elenore.



* DiabolicalMastermind: He runs a NebulousCriminalConspiracy, which [[spoiler:incited and prolonges a brutal civil war in order to complete a mystical ritual to turn everyone on Earth into a homicidal maniac]]. Yeah, he probably counts.



%%* BrainwashedAndCrazy
%%* ColonelBadass

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%%* BrainwashedAndCrazy
%%* ColonelBadass
* BrainwashedAndCrazy: [[spoiler:After Friday reads him the Words of Awakening, he loses it and tries to [[OffingTheOffspring kill Margaret]].
* ColonelBadass
* LegacyCharacter: [[spoiler:"Madlax" turns out to have beeen his military callsign. It's the only word Margaret and Madlax remember, because that's what Friday called him before rendering him BrainwashedAndCrazy]].



%%* BareYourMidriff
%%* MysteriousWatcher

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%%* * BareYourMidriff
%%* * MysteriousWatcher
14th Jun '17 3:07:01 AM eschlowx
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%%* ColdSniper
%%* DarkActionGirl

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%%* * ColdSniper
%%* * DarkActionGirl
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