History Characters / Madlax

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
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%%* ColdSniper
%%* DarkActionGirl

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%%* * ColdSniper
%%* * DarkActionGirl
14th Jun '17 3:01:38 AM eschlowx
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* AmbiguouslyBi: She shows some interest in a couple of men, and then there's her [[HomoeroticSubtext subtext-fueled]] relationships with Vanessa and Limelda. She also says that she loves Margaret during the final batter, [[spoiler: when the [[LiteralSplitPersonality true nature of their relationship]] is revealed]].

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* AmbiguouslyBi: She shows some interest in a couple of men, and then there's her [[HomoeroticSubtext subtext-fueled]] relationships with Vanessa and Limelda. She also says that she loves Margaret during the final batter, battle, [[spoiler: when the [[LiteralSplitPersonality true nature of their relationship]] is revealed]].


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* BodyguardCrush: It's heavily implied that she develops a mutual one with Vanessa.
14th Jun '17 2:59:07 AM eschlowx
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* AmbiguouslyBi: She shows some interest in a couple of men, and then there's her [[HomoeroticSubtext subtext-fueled]] relationships with Vanessa and Limelda.

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* AmbiguouslyBi: She shows some interest in a couple of men, and then there's her [[HomoeroticSubtext subtext-fueled]] relationships with Vanessa and Limelda. She also says that she loves Margaret during the final batter, [[spoiler: when the [[LiteralSplitPersonality true nature of their relationship]] is revealed]].



* TomatoInTheMirror: [[spoiler:She later realizes that she's Margeret's survival instinct (along with some other parts of her personality) given form]].



* AmbiguoslyGay: 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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* AmbiguoslyGay: 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.



* BiTheWay: Slept with Carrossea Doon in one episode and her obsession with Madlax speaks for itself.



* StalkerWithACrush: She's an interesting example of this. She starts off as a StalkerWithoutACrush, hunting Madlax after she snipes Glen MacNichol, Gazth-Sonika's Army Commander. However, after [[spoiler:discovering the truth behind Gazth-Sonika's civil war]], she decides that her life has no meaning outside her battles with Madlax

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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.
* MurderTheHypotenuse: She gives off this vibe with regards to Vanessa. Though Vanessa's relationship with Madlax is left ambiguous, Limelda becomes increasingly frustrated by Vanessa's "interference" in her and Madlax's fights, and [[spoiler:is ultimately the one to kill her]].
* StalkerWithACrush: She's an interesting example of this. She starts off as a StalkerWithoutACrush, hunting Madlax after she snipes Glen MacNichol, Gazth-Sonika's Army Commander. Commander, because she wants to [[TheOnlyOneAllowedToDefeatYou defeat her in one-on-one combat]]. However, after [[spoiler:discovering the truth behind Gazth-Sonika's civil war]], she decides that her life has no meaning outside her battles with Madlax Madlax, and falls in love with her while continuing to try and kill her. [[spoiler:She gets better by the end of the series]].


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* EnigmaticMinion: Before it's made clear that he has his own agenda separate from Friday's plans, he comes off as this.
* TomatoInTheMirror: [[spoiler:When he realizes that he's been DeadAllAlong]].
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