History Characters / Rome

27th Mar '16 11:32:12 PM LBHills
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* PetTheDog: His treatment of Caesarion.
* ProfessionalKiller: Erastes Fulmen hires him to be this, but Vorenus has trouble accepting it and quits. [[YouHaveFailedMe This is the origin of their conflict.]]
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: Delivers one to Cleopatra [[spoiler: while making no attempt to disguise his disgust at the fact she induced Antony to commit suicide while deaing with Octavian behind his back]].

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* PetTheDog: His treatment of Caesarion.
Caesarion shows a soft side.
* ProfessionalKiller: Erastes Fulmen hires him to be this, one, but Vorenus has trouble accepting it and quits. [[YouHaveFailedMe This is the origin of their conflict.]]
* PunctuatedForEmphasis: Delivers one to Cleopatra [[spoiler: while making no attempt to disguise his disgust at the fact she induced Antony to commit suicide while deaing dealing with Octavian behind his back]].



* ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated: Was presumed dead during his eight-year campaign in Gaul.

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* ReportsOfMyDeathWereGreatlyExaggerated: Was He was presumed dead during his eight-year campaign in Gaul.



* ClusterFBomb: "I'm Titus Fucking Pullo, Cunt!"

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* ClusterFBomb: "I'm Titus Fucking fucking Pullo, Cunt!"cunt!"
27th Mar '16 11:26:40 PM LBHills
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%%* AffablyEvil
* AnythingThatMoves: As he puts it, "I'm not rising from this bed until I've fucked someone". Especially given, as a condition of marriage, Atia demands that Antony get rid of all the house slaves male or female that he's bedded.
* {{Badass}}: His intellectual CurbStompBattle of the Council after the death of Caesar prove him this.

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%%* AffablyEvil
* AffablyEvil: A hate-filled man of rapacious and self-aggrandizing instincts, but he's quite genial. His methods of intimidation, in particular, are always of the iron-fist-in-the-velvet-glove type.
* AnythingThatMoves: As he puts it, "I'm not rising from this bed until I've fucked someone". Especially given, as a condition of marriage, Atia demands that Antony get rid of all See the house slaves male or female that he's bedded.
note for ReallyGetsAround.
* {{Badass}}: His intellectual CurbStompBattle of the Council after the death of Caesar prove him this.that he has swiftly transformed from Caesar's [[TheDragon loyal brute]] into a substantial threat in and of himself.



* ReallyGetsAround: To the point where Atia demands that when they marry he will get rid of all slaves (male and female) he has bedded.

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* ReallyGetsAround: To the point where Atia demands that when they marry he will get rid of all slaves (male and female) he has bedded.
27th Mar '16 11:15:18 PM LBHills
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* PrepareToDie: Told this by Octavian in the most nonchalantly way possible.

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* PrepareToDie: Told this by Octavian in the most nonchalantly way possible.advises him, unemotionally, that his choices are immediate death or slow, agonizing death.
15th Mar '16 12:34:23 AM damus2300
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* FallenPrincess: Jocasta

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* FallenPrincess: JocastaJocasta's parents are killed and their money stolen.
14th Mar '16 9:08:57 PM damus2300
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* KarmaHoudini: Has her ex son-in-law murdered. Has a rich pleb girl's family killed and she gang-raped and reduced to poverty.


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* FallenPrincess: Jocasta
14th Mar '16 9:03:15 PM damus2300
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%%* DrivenToSuicide

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%%* DrivenToSuicide* DrivenToSuicide: Stabs himself with a bread knife.




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* PoisonousFriend: Cato constantly gives Pompey bad advice.



* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: Pompeii is stabbed and decapitated in front of his family. [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse And Gods know what happened to them]].

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* FamilyUnfriendlyDeath: Pompeii is stabbed and decapitated in front of his family. [[WhatHappenedToTheMouse And Gods know what happened to them]].



!Cornelia

Scipio's daughter and Pompey's second wife.

* ThePromise: That she and her family will return. They never do.
* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: She and Pompey's children are last seen witnessing him getting killed.



A prominent general in the senate faction and member of the famous Scipio family. Played by Paul Jesson.

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->''"What a dreadful noise Plebs make when they're happy."''

A prominent general in the senate faction and member of the famous Scipio family. He becomes Pompey's father-in-law in the first episode. Played by Paul Jesson.
10th Mar '16 2:28:14 PM Agronac919
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* ZeroPercentApprovalRating By the Romans. Not sure what the Egyptians think of her.

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* ZeroPercentApprovalRating By the Romans. Not sure what the Egyptians think of her.
10th Mar '16 2:27:47 PM Agronac919
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* DyingMomentOfAwesome: Literally seconds away from dying from the snake's bite, she manages to stand up, stare down Octavian, and tell him off.
9th Mar '16 10:58:18 PM LBHills
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* UnderestimatingBadassery: Though perhaps here better called 'Underestimating [[MagnificentBastard Magnificent Bastardry]]'. In particular, the entire second season consists of people dismissing Octavian as a threat because of his 'youth and inexperience' only to find themselves outmaneuvered, marginalized, and quite often killed off.
* WiseBeyondTheirYears: Has an almost frightening insight to political strategies.

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* UnderestimatingBadassery: Though perhaps here better called 'Underestimating [[MagnificentBastard Magnificent Bastardry]]'. In particular, the entire second season consists of people dismissing Octavian as a threat because of his 'youth and inexperience' only to find themselves outmaneuvered, marginalized, and quite often killed off.dead.
* WiseBeyondTheirYears: Has an almost frightening insight to grasp of political strategies.



* LadyMacbeth: Mostly to Mark Antony, but a rather inefective one.

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* LadyMacbeth: Mostly to Mark Antony, but a rather inefective ineffective one.
9th Mar '16 8:17:21 PM LBHills
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* TheChessmaster: One of his other trademarks.

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* TheChessmaster: One Another of his other trademarks.



* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Subverted when he becomes an adult in the second season.

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* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Subverted when he becomes an adult in the second season.season, and regards Atia with contempt.



-->'''Aggripa:''' He's a powerful man.

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-->'''Aggripa:''' -->'''Agrippa:''' He's a powerful man.



-->'''Aggripa:''' Your little brother has an army ten thousand strong.

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-->'''Aggripa:''' -->'''Agrippa:''' Your little brother has an army ten thousand strong.



* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Titus Pullo.

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* IntergenerationalFriendship: With Titus Pullo. An OddFriendship too, since Pullo is impulsive and visceral, while Octavian is even more self-controlled and cerebral than Vorenus.



* NonActionGuy: Octavian just isn't fit to be a warrior.

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* NonActionGuy: Octavian just isn't fit to be a warrior. So he manipulates the warrior-types into killing each other.



* ProtagonistJourneyToVillain: At the start of the series he is the NaiveNewcomer that is our window into Rome's complicated political system, but halfway through the second series he has commited enough monstrous actions that he has undoubtly entered VillainProtagonist territory.

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* ProtagonistJourneyToVillain: At the start of the series he is the NaiveNewcomer that is our window into Rome's complicated political system, but halfway through the second series he has commited committed enough monstrous actions that he has undoubtly entered VillainProtagonist territory.
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