History Characters / MistbornTheOriginalTrilogy

2nd Feb '16 1:27:04 PM DoctorFluffy
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* NotTooDeadToSaveTheDay: [[spoiler:Unusually for Sanderson, he manages to keep himself intact as a temporary host of Preservation postmortem, giving hope to Spook, then Vin, as a voice. He is thrust out to true death when Vin takes up Preservation. Sanderson has even lampshaded the unusual nature, saying that [[SpotlightStealingSquad he had too much force of personality to stay dead the first time]].]]
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* NotTooDeadToSaveTheDay: [[spoiler:Unusually [[spoiler: ''Twice.'' Unusually for Sanderson, he manages to keep himself intact as a temporary host of Preservation postmortem, giving hope to Spook, then Vin, as a voice. He is thrust out to true death when Vin takes up Preservation. [[Literature/MistbornSecretHistory Except not really.]] Sanderson has even lampshaded the unusual nature, saying that [[SpotlightStealingSquad he had too much force of personality to stay dead the first time]].]]
1st Feb '16 7:48:00 PM DarkStarling
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* CurbStompBattle: Gives [[spoiler: Vin and Marsh - that's a mistborn and an Inquisitor, for the record, two of the most powerful beings on Scadrial - a virtually effortless drubbing before Vin figures out his AchillesHeel. The scary thing is, FridgeBrilliance and WordOfGod make it plain he wasn't going anywhere close to all-out in that fight]].
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* CurbStompBattle: Gives [[spoiler: Vin and Marsh - that's a mistborn and an Inquisitor, for the record, two of the most powerful beings on Scadrial - a virtually effortless drubbing before Vin figures out his AchillesHeel. The scary thing is, FridgeBrilliance and WordOfGod make it plain he wasn't going anywhere close to all-out in that fight]].even trying]].
1st Feb '16 5:50:05 AM Gregzilla
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* TheChessmaster: Manipulates everything so that he can overthrow the Lord Ruler. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, this is played by an even better Chessmaster.]]
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* TheChessmaster: Manipulates everything so that he can overthrow the Lord Ruler. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, this is played by an even better Chessmaster.Chessmaster... [[Literature/MistbornSecretHistory who he subsequently outplays]].]]
31st Jan '16 12:33:03 PM Gregzilla
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** Hilariously, by the time of ''The Alloy of Law'' this once annoying street slang is now known as High Imperial.
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** Hilariously, by the time of ''The Alloy of Law'' this once annoying street slang is now known as High Imperial.Imperial, the world's equivalent to Latin. * MyGodWhatHaveIDone: When he realizes he's being manipulated by [[spoiler:the Ruin-created hallucination of Kelsier]] and tears out [[spoiler:his pewter-burning spike]], he immediately understands that in his attempt to help against an apparent EvilOverlord in the city he had been sent to, he in fact has just resulted in [[spoiler:setting the entire city on fire and causing mass chaos]]. He makes quick work to revert the damage as best as he can.
31st Jan '16 12:27:41 PM Gregzilla
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* HiddenBadass: [[spoiler:She's not just a soother, she's a full mistborn.]]

* HowDoIShotWeb: [[spoiler:When using the power at the Well of Ascension. It ended up sucking for Scadrial, because his screw-up is what made it what it is today.]]
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* HowDoIShotWeb: [[spoiler:When using the power at the Well of Ascension.Ascension, he first sent Scadrial closer to its sun in order to burn away the mists he believed to be killing more than helping, but it caused serious overheating of the planet, leading to him creating [[DarkIsEvil the ashclouds]] to protect the planet's people, and making other changes to make sure the planet could survive with said ash. It ended up sucking for Scadrial, because his screw-up is what made it what it is today.]]
31st Jan '16 12:31:02 AM Gregzilla
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* KickTheDog: A near literal example is when he kicks OreSeur [[spoiler: (or rather, TenSoon)]] who is in the form of a dog.
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* KickTheDog: A near literal example is when he kicks OreSeur [=OreSeur=] [[spoiler: (or rather, TenSoon)]] [=TenSoon=])]] who is in the form of a dog.
11th Jan '16 8:55:39 AM kraas
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* MayDecemberRomance: [[spoiler:With Lady Allrianne Cett. He's over 40, she's in her early 20s. Note that ''she's'' the one who seduces ''him.'']]
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* MayDecemberRomance: [[spoiler:With Lady Allrianne Cett. He's over 40, she's in her early 20s. Note that ''she's'' the one who seduces ''him.'']]''him,'' and it takes him a while to get comfortable with the idea of having a relationship with someone that much younger than him.]]
11th Jan '16 8:42:02 AM kraas
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* TheSmartGuy: For the old crew. He's got a knack for organization and logistics.
17th Dec '15 9:30:54 PM MasterGhandalf
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* CurbStompBattle: Gives [[spoiler: Vin and Marsh - that's a mistborn and an Inquisitor, for the record, two of the most powerful beings on Scadrial - a virtually effortless drubbing before Vin figures out his AchillesHeel. The scary thing is, FridgeBrilliance and WordOfGod make it plain he wasn't going anywhere close to all-out in that fight]].

* OneManArmy: Claims to have defeated entire armies by himself, and makes casual comments that he will crush the rebellion ''personally'' if they become too irritating. [[spoiler: Vin, who by this point has become a good judge of allomantic power, sees no reason to doubt him]].

* ShadowArchetype: To Kelsier and Sazed.
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* ShadowArchetype: To Kelsier Kelsier[[note]]another charismatic leader who means well but is willing to take less-than-upstanding actions in pursuit of his goals[[/note]] and Sazed.Sazed[[note]]TLR is a Terrisman Feruchemist who pretends to be the Hero of Ages. Sazed is ''also'' a Terrisman Feruchemist, but is the real deal[[/note]].

* ShadowArchetype: To Kelsier VillainsDyingGrace: [[spoiler: Minor example. He could have spent his last breath cursing Vin for defeating him, but instead he uses it to (try to) warn her about Ruin and Sazed.give her a sliver of a chance, because whatever else he was, he didn't want the world to end if he could do anything about it]].

* WorldsStrongestMan: Easily takes to the cake for the series. * YoungAndInCharge: Physically, not mentally.
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* WorldsStrongestMan: Easily takes to the cake for the series. series. Physically, politically, allomantically, [[spoiler: feruchemically]]... if there's a form of raw power in this series, he beats any other human for it. * YoungAndInCharge: Physically, not mentally. mentally. Though he's a thousand-year-old tyrant, thanks to his [[spoiler: atium compounding]], he maintains the appearance and physique of a man in his twenties.
16th Dec '15 9:35:53 PM FruityOatyBars
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* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: Viciously misogynistic.
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