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28th Dec '15 7:04:36 AM AnotherEpicFail
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* NotSoDifferent: In keeping with its self-image as a just and impartial governing body, the Council likes to avoid the usual array of "[[NecessaryEvil necessary cruelties]]," [[PlayingWithSyringes mad science fiascos]] and [[LetNoCrisisGoToWaste conflict profiteering]] utilized by the other secret societies... right up until the Halloween 2015 mission, when it's reveals that [[spoiler: they ruthlessly exploited the events of ''The Park'' to recruit Lorraine while she was still mourning for Callum, forcibly bonded her to one of the Bees, and subjected her near-constant MindRape as a result of the Bee's attempts to protest its imprisonment. For good measure, Lorraine was already borderline-suicidal when the Council got a hold of her: by the time they were done with her, she wanted nothing more than to kill herself... but thanks to the Bee, ''she couldn't.'']]

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* NotSoDifferent: In keeping with its self-image as a just and impartial governing body, the Council likes to avoid the usual array of "[[NecessaryEvil necessary cruelties]]," [[PlayingWithSyringes mad science fiascos]] and [[LetNoCrisisGoToWaste conflict profiteering]] utilized by the other secret societies... right up until the Halloween 2015 mission, when it's reveals revealed that [[spoiler: they ruthlessly exploited the events of ''The Park'' to recruit Lorraine while she was still mourning for Callum, forcibly bonded her to one of the Bees, and subjected her near-constant MindRape as a result of the Bee's attempts to protest its imprisonment. For good measure, Lorraine was already borderline-suicidal when the Council got a hold of her: by the time they were done with her, she wanted nothing more than to kill herself... but thanks to the Bee, ''she couldn't.'']]


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* NotAfraidOfYouAnymore: [[spoiler: After spending the last Issue as a virtual slave to his Phoenician blackmailers, Arturo finally manages to shake off his fear and despair upon discovering that Sarah is still alive in Kaidan; for good measure, after opening the way to Tokyo for you, he gets one last phone call from the Phoenicians - allowing him to NoSell their threats once and for all.]]
--> No. I will hold them back no longer. They are coming for you. They are ready: the time you imposed has sharpened the knives that will be at your throat. ''You have no more power over me.'' In vinculis etiam audax. (hangs up)
28th Dec '15 6:46:50 AM AnotherEpicFail
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* KingOfBeasts: The Council's official logo is the Lion of St. Mark crossed with a sword, symbolizing both the Council's home in Venice and its (apparent)position of supremacy among the factions of the Secret World. This particular [[AnimalMotifs Animal Motif]] isn't limited to the logo, being used to refer to situations concerning the Council or its authority, such as the mission "A Lion In The Streets" or Arturo's remark that the Council stands "under the aegis of the lion's wings."

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* KingOfBeasts: The Council's official logo is the Lion of St. Mark crossed with a sword, symbolizing both the Council's home in Venice and its (apparent)position (apparent) position of supremacy among the factions of the Secret World. This particular [[AnimalMotifs Animal Motif]] isn't limited to the logo, being used to refer to situations concerning the Council or its authority, such as the mission "A Lion In The Streets" or Arturo's remark that the Council stands "under the aegis of the lion's wings."



* NotSoDifferent: In keeping with its self-image as a just and impartial governing body, the Council likes to avoid the usual array of "[[NecessaryEvil necessary cruelties]]," [[PlayingWithSyringes mad science fiascos]] and [[LetNoCrisisGoToWaste conflict profiteering]] utilized by the other secret societies... right up until the Halloween 2015 mission, when it's reveals that [[spoiler: they ruthlessly exploited the events of ''The Park'' to recruit Lorraine while she was still mourning for Callum, forcibly bonded her to one of the Bees, and subjected her near-constant MindRape as a result of the Bee's attempts to protest its imprisonment. For good measure, Lorraine was already borderline-suicidal when the Council got a hold of her: by the time they were done with her, she wanted nothing more than to kill herself... but thanks to the Bee, ''she couldn't.'']]



* BeleagueredBureaucrat: It's obvious from his very first scene that he has far too much on his plate already, and the helpings are only getting harder to digest with every sitting. In short order, he has to keep the Council democracy from going in suicidal directions, deal with the matter of your certification, [[spoiler: appease the Phoenicians and continue his attempts to track down Sarah]]; no easy task.

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* BeleagueredBureaucrat: It's obvious from his very first scene that he has far too much on his plate already, and the helpings are only getting harder to digest with every sitting. In short order, he has to keep the Council democracy from going in suicidal directions, deal with the matter of your certification, [[spoiler: appease the Phoenicians Phoenicians]] and continue his attempts to track down Sarah]]; Sarah; no easy task.



* DespairSpeech: A good deal of his dialogue options are really some variation of this. For example, when asked about himself, he instead hints that he despises himself; when asked about Tokyo, he notes how it currently stands as a monument to his failure to act when he had the chance; when asked about one of the factions, he'll talk about how they ''could'' save the world, but won't.

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* DespairSpeech: A good deal of his dialogue options are really some variation of this. For example, when asked about himself, he instead provides a longwinded speech about aging that not-so-subtly hints that he despises has come to despise himself; when asked about Tokyo, he notes how it currently stands as a monument to his failure to act when he had the chance; when asked about one of the factions, he'll talk about how they ''could'' save the world, but won't.
26th Dec '15 7:41:05 AM AnotherEpicFail
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* ElaborateUndergroundBase Issue #10 reveals that the Fear Nothing Foundation have a secret clubhouse hidden under Kaidan, open only to the cream of their recruits. Though it seems to consist only of a cafeteria, a gaming arcade, a gym and a swimming pool, further exploration reveals that the "clubhouse" has another area accessible only to the fully-initiated recruits: [[spoiler: a stadium-sized temple dedicated to the Dreamers, where members of both the FNF and the Morninglight can worship as one.]] There's also a whole level of administrative offices beneath this particular floor: [[spoiler: it's in this area that the FNF and the Morninglight planned the bombing of Tokyo, and later, where the Rabbit Killer slaughters the remaining Morninglight staff.]]

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* ElaborateUndergroundBase Issue #10 reveals that the Fear Nothing Foundation have a secret clubhouse hidden under Kaidan, open only to the intellectual cream of their potential recruits. Though it seems to consist only of a cafeteria, a gaming arcade, a gym and a swimming pool, further exploration reveals that the "clubhouse" has another area accessible only to the fully-initiated recruits: [[spoiler: a stadium-sized temple dedicated to the Dreamers, where members of both the FNF and the Morninglight can worship as one.]] There's also a whole level of administrative offices beneath this particular floor: [[spoiler: it's in this area that the FNF and the Morninglight planned the bombing of Tokyo, and later, where the Rabbit Killer slaughters the remaining Morninglight staff.]]



* {{Room101}}: The Third Floor of the recruitment centre. Though commonly used for punishing ill-behaved new recruits, the punishments are still unknown; even the victims of said punishment are unable or unwilling to explain what happened to them. However, it's implied that some kind of brainwashing process is at work up there, because Kinji wrote his final letter as a fully-indoctrinated cultist shortly after being taken to the Third Floor. [[spoiler: One troubled young recruit, Sachiko, didn't return from the Third Floor: redirected into the Fear Nothing Foundation's experiments on how to "reach all young minds," she died over the course of the testing. However, Sachiko got the last laugh by returning as a vengeful ghost, and still haunts the facility to this day.]]

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* {{Room101}}: The Third Floor of the recruitment centre. Though commonly used for punishing ill-behaved new recruits, the exact punishments are still unknown; even the victims of said punishment are unable or unwilling to explain what happened to them. However, it's implied that some kind of brainwashing process is at work up there, because Kinji wrote his final letter as a fully-indoctrinated cultist shortly after being taken to the Third Floor. [[spoiler: One troubled young recruit, Sachiko, didn't return from the Third Floor: redirected into the Fear Nothing Foundation's experiments on how to "reach all young minds," she died over the course of the testing. However, Sachiko got the last laugh by returning as a vengeful ghost, and still haunts the facility to this day.]]



-->Beware Saint Toad's cracked chimes! The old aeons dream of the looong, winging flight through the void! Beware Saint Toad's cuh-racked chimes! Saint Toad, commend mah soooouuul to the Immaculate Slime! Hearken! ''Hearken!'' Listen to the Boiling Meme, for he, he is the messenger of the Lucid Drea-mers! The Boiling Meme beams of the stars that scream! The Lucids approach! Eat lest ye be eaten! For the dark teems with eaters! The city does not suffer: the people are liberated! The light burns so darkly. Light is dark and dark is light! Submit! Submit to the bright darkness!

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-->Beware Saint Toad's cracked chimes! The old aeons dream of the looong, winging flight through the void! Beware Saint Toad's cuh-racked chimes! chaaaaahmes! Saint Toad, commend mah soooouuul to the Immaculate Slime! Slaaahme! Hearken! ''Hearken!'' Listen to the Boiling Meme, for he, he is the messenger of the Lucid Drea-mers! The Boiling Meme beams of the stars that scream! The Lucids approach! Eat lest ye be eaten! For the dark teems with eaters! The city does not suffer: the people are liberated! The light burns so darkly. Light is dark and dark is light! Submit! Submit to the bright darkness!



* [[spoiler: FaceDeathWithDignity]]: [[spoiler: Having realized that she's the latest target of the White Rabbit's killing spree, Naonomi has had time to come to terms with her impending death and refuses to panic in its face; instead, she simply sits down, finishes her glass of wine, and waits for the end.]]

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* [[spoiler: FaceDeathWithDignity]]: [[spoiler: Having realized that she's the latest target of the White Rabbit's killing spree, Naonomi has had time to come to terms with her impending death and refuses to panic in its face; as it draws closer; instead, she simply sits down, finishes her glass of wine, and waits for the end.]]



* INeedAFreakingDrink: By the time you finally catch up with her, Naonomi is helping herself to a very large glass of wine - and judging by her somewhat unsteady walk, it's the first one she's helped herself in the last hour. Of course, with the entire city infested with the Filth and [[spoiler: a supernaturally-empowered assassin closing in on her]], drunkenness is understandable.

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* INeedAFreakingDrink: By the time you finally catch up with her, Naonomi is helping herself to a very large glass of wine - and judging by her somewhat unsteady walk, it's not the first one she's helped herself to in the last hour. Of course, with the entire city infested with the Filth and [[spoiler: a supernaturally-empowered assassin closing in on her]], drunkenness is understandable.
23rd Sep '15 4:43:21 PM nombretomado
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* NorseMythology: Makes a number of references to it throughout the course of the Solomon Island arc. [[spoiler: A number of clues plus the testimony of Odin's ravens strongly imply that he is, in fact, Loki.]]



* TheTrickster: Claims that ''sagas'' have been written about his long cons. [[spoiler:This boast is [[NorseMythology absolutely true.]] ]]

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* TheTrickster: Claims that ''sagas'' have been written about his long cons. [[spoiler:This boast is [[NorseMythology [[Myth/NorseMythology absolutely true.]] ]]
8th Sep '15 9:40:17 AM SonofAkatosh
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* FictionalUnitedNations: Having originally been formed through an alliance of the top five most powerful factions of its era, the Council brings in delegates from just about every secret society willing to negotiate. In keeping with the UN influence, it was established in order to prevent supernatural wars, namely via reducing the conflicts to a "gentleman's war, ensuring that the factions didn't unearth [[EldritchAbomination anything nasty]], and preventing {{Muggles}} from getting caught up in the conflict. Unfortunately, also in keeping with the UN influence, the Council is frequently hamstrung by corruption, political infighting, and its own overcomplicated bureaucracy.

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* FictionalUnitedNations: Having originally been formed through an alliance of the top five most powerful factions of its era, the Council brings in delegates from just about every secret society willing to negotiate. In keeping with the UN influence, it was established in order to prevent supernatural wars, namely via reducing the conflicts to a "gentleman's war, ensuring that the factions didn't unearth [[EldritchAbomination anything nasty]], and preventing {{Muggles}} from getting caught up in the conflict. Unfortunately, also in keeping with the UN influence, the Council is frequently hamstrung by corruption, political infighting, and its own overcomplicated over complicated bureaucracy.



* KingOfBeasts: The Council's official logo is a winged lion crossed with a sword, symbolizing the Council's (apparent)position of supremacy among the factions of the Secret World. This particular [[AnimalMotifs Animal Motif]] isn't limited to the logo, being used to refer to situations concerning the Council or its authority, such as the mission "A Lion In The Streets" or Arturo's remark that the Council stands "under the aegis of the lion's wings."

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* KingOfBeasts: The Council's official logo is a winged lion the Lion of St. Mark crossed with a sword, symbolizing both the Council's home in Venice and its (apparent)position of supremacy among the factions of the Secret World. This particular [[AnimalMotifs Animal Motif]] isn't limited to the logo, being used to refer to situations concerning the Council or its authority, such as the mission "A Lion In The Streets" or Arturo's remark that the Council stands "under the aegis of the lion's wings."
3rd Aug '15 5:08:41 AM Morgenthaler
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** Worse still, they're also becoming increasingly blunt: where other secret societies might prefer to rely on more subtle methods in getting rid of troublemakers, the Phoenicians are starting to prefer throwing as many soldiers at them as possible - even when it might cause more problems in the process. In "The Christmas Conspiracy," they decide to eliminate an opera star who might have become privy to information on the Phoenicians' latest find; all well and good, up until they decide to conduct the assassination ''' ''on-stage'' ''' during a performance of ''TheMagicFlute'' - in front of dozens of witnesses, and in a theatre sitting well within Templar jurisdiction.

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** Worse still, they're also becoming increasingly blunt: where other secret societies might prefer to rely on more subtle methods in getting rid of troublemakers, the Phoenicians are starting to prefer throwing as many soldiers at them as possible - even when it might cause more problems in the process. In "The Christmas Conspiracy," they decide to eliminate an opera star who might have become privy to information on the Phoenicians' latest find; all well and good, up until they decide to conduct the assassination ''' ''on-stage'' ''' during a performance of ''TheMagicFlute'' ''Theatre/TheMagicFlute'' - in front of dozens of witnesses, and in a theatre sitting well within Templar jurisdiction.
29th Jul '15 7:30:52 AM AnotherEpicFail
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* BrightIsNotGood: The FNF is quickly distinguished by its use of bright, friendly colours throughout its media and facilities: its logo is a vivid yellow sun; pamphlets advertising it are coloured in a garish mixture of blue, orange and gold; the sign outside their downtown recruitment centre is bright gold and emblazoned with cute and colourfully-dressed manga characters; and of course, the building's interior is decorated in a variety of extremely vivid, including scarlet, emerald green and canary yellow. [[spoiler: Also, while still human, John wore a bright yellow FNF jacket.]] Of course, this palate of friendly colours is just a façade to prevent outside observers from realizing that the FNF was really a death cult following the orders of the Morninglight leadership. [[spoiler: It also serves to make their abandoned recruiting centre all the creepier when you finally visit it.]]

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* BrightIsNotGood: The FNF is quickly distinguished by its use of bright, friendly colours throughout its media and facilities: its logo is a vivid yellow sun; pamphlets advertising it are coloured in a garish mixture of blue, orange and gold; the sign outside their downtown recruitment centre is bright gold and emblazoned with cute and colourfully-dressed manga characters; and of course, the building's interior is decorated in a variety of extremely vivid, vivid hues, including scarlet, emerald green and canary yellow. [[spoiler: Also, while still human, John wore a bright yellow FNF jacket.]] Of course, this palate of friendly colours is just a façade to prevent outside observers from realizing that the FNF was really a death cult following the orders of the Morninglight leadership. [[spoiler: It also serves to make their abandoned recruiting centre all the creepier when you finally visit it.]]]]
* CrapsaccharineWorld: Behind closed doors, most of their private centres can easily be classified as this, especially given their emphasis on bright colours, friendship among members, restorative therapy, and free bingo cola... at least until the brainwashing is employed.
7th Jul '15 2:46:59 AM AnotherEpicFail
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* BadDreams: According to her dialogue tree, Rada suffers from periodic nightmares of being adrift in a cold and dark ocean, slowly sinking beneath the waves and being dimly of ''something'' waiting in the darkness below her.

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* BadDreams: According to her dialogue tree, Rada suffers from periodic nightmares of being adrift in a cold and dark ocean, slowly sinking beneath the waves and being dimly aware of ''something'' waiting in the darkness below her.



* INeedAFreakingDrink: By the opening to "The Castle," the stress of the situation has left Rada chugging wine straight from the bottle. Also, at Adrian's insistence, she's also downing pills - to be washed down with wine, of course.

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* INeedAFreakingDrink: By the opening to "The Castle," the stress of the situation has left Rada chugging wine straight from the bottle. Also, at Adrian's insistence, she's also downing pills - to be washed down with the wine, of course.



* SpoiledSweet: Having spent most of her life either in the care of her wealthy parents or under the wing of the Morninglight, Rada's nonetheless remains welcoming and kind-hearted.

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* SpoiledSweet: Having spent most of her life either in the care of her wealthy parents or under the wing of the Morninglight, Rada's Rada nonetheless remains welcoming and kind-hearted.


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* CreepyMonotone: His voice remains flat and utterly emotionless, even while menacing Rada with a knife.
28th Jun '15 1:49:22 PM AnotherEpicFail
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* TheHedonist: Despite claiming to be reformed from his life of crime and addiction, it's pretty obvious that Che has something of an attraction to vice; he certainly doesn't seem to have any qualms about getting stoned while his underlings risk life and limb outside the protective wards of the camp. [[spoiler: He's even more of a party animal when in urban zones, as John discovered during their night on the town: according to Issue #10, Che spent most of the time between brawls getting progressively shitfaced, caluminating in a visit to the Dream Palace in the company of two prostitutes. Because John was too entranced by his visions of the Dreamers to concentrate on sex, Che gleefully bonked both girls at once.]]

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* TheHedonist: Despite claiming to be reformed from his life of crime and addiction, it's pretty obvious that Che has something of an attraction to vice; he certainly doesn't seem to have any qualms about getting stoned while his underlings risk life and limb outside the protective wards of the camp. [[spoiler: He's even more of a party animal when in urban zones, as John discovered during their night on the town: according to Issue #10, Che spent most of the time between brawls getting progressively shitfaced, caluminating calumniating in a visit to the Dream Palace in the company of two prostitutes. Because John was too entranced by his visions of the Dreamers to concentrate on sex, Che gleefully bonked both girls at once.]]



* TheAnticipator: [[spoiler: Having been warned of the Bees by Phillip Marquard himself, Naonomi isn't entirely surprised to see you when you finally turn up at her safehouse, though she was expecting a different visitor to reach her first - namely, the Rabbit Killer.]]

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* TheAnticipator: [[spoiler: Having been warned of the Bees by Phillip Marquard himself, Naonomi isn't entirely surprised to see you when you finally turn up arrive at her safehouse, though she was expecting a different visitor to reach her first - namely, safehouse; [[spoiler: she's also fully aware of the Rabbit Killer.Killer's ongoing vendetta against the Morninglight, and fully expects a fatal visit from the assassin at some point in the very near future. True to form, the White Rabbit shows up almost as soon as you turn to leave.]]



The Leader of the Morninglight. [[spoiler: He was also Lilith's puppet leader for the Morninglight before he turned on her taking the cult with him, ultimately attempting to have her assassinated by John's Filth-bombing.]]

* BullyingADragon: [[spoiler: The entire Tokyo bombing was an attempt by him to kill Lilith.]]
* TheDragon: For the Dreamers.
* DragonWithAnAgenda: [[spoiler: Was this for Lilith, leading the Morninglight on her instruction, until he started communing with the Dreamers and adjusted the doctrine ever so slightly to suit there needs and turning the Morninglight against her.]]
* DarkMessiah: For the Morninglight and by extension, the Dreamers.
* TheGhost: Hasn't appeared in game yet.
* PerpetualSmiler: According to his biography, he has never not smiled.
* TheStarscream: [[spoiler: Betrayed Lilith for the promises of the Dreamers]]


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The Leader leader of the Morninglight. Morninglight, revered by his followers as a saviour and the mastermind of the ongoing spiritual revolution. [[spoiler: He Prior to the start of the game, he was also one of Lilith's puppet leader for servants, his leadership and the formation of the Morninglight before he turned on having been part of her taking plan to seize control of the Dreamers. However, unknown to her, the Dreamers were able to convert Marquard to their side through promises of power, prompting him to seize control of the cult with him, ultimately and direct it against his former benefactor - even attempting to have her assassinated by John's Filth-bombing.assassinate Lilith via a suicide bomber. Directly responsible for the Tokyo Incident and the city's current state of Filth-infection, Marquad now leads the Morninglight in unadulterated worship of the Dreamers.]]

* TheBeautifulElite: Evil variant; in the lore entry, Marquard is described as being handsome, charismatic and seemingly perfect. For good measure, this photogenic attractiveness also extends to his wife and children.
* BigScrewedUpFamily: The Bees imply that his seemingly-perfect family has something deeply unpleasant going on behind the scenes, claiming that "the photo album pages are stuck together with blood and worse," though they are prevented from elaborating or scanning deeper by signal disruption.
* BullyingADragon: [[spoiler: The entire Tokyo bombing was an attempt by him to kill Lilith.Lilith; though it did succeed in reducing Tokyo to a post-apocalyptic ghost town, it proved shockingly ineffective at eliminating their intended target, resulting in the Rabbit Killer assassinating most of the surviving FNF leadership on Lilith's orders. Towards the end of Issue #11, Lilith makes it clear that she's gearing up for a major campaign of vengeance against Marquard - and the only thing that saves him and the Morninglight from their target's wrath is the combined efforts of the Black Signal and the Host.]]
* CreepyBasement: Reportedly possesses one of these, heavily implied to be some kind of TortureCellar.
* TheDragon: For the Dreamers.
* DragonWithAnAgenda:
[[spoiler: Was this Initially the dragon for Lilith, leading Marquard led the Morninglight on her instruction, behalf and directed them according to her orders - up until he started communing with the Dreamers and adjusted Tokyo Incident. These days, he serves as a dragon to the doctrine ever so slightly to suit there needs and turning the Morninglight against her.Dreamers.]]
* DarkMessiah: For ** DragonWithAnAgenda: [[spoiler: After communing with the Dreamers, Marquard continued posing as Lilith's puppet for a while so he could go on siphoning resources from the Orochi Group, up until...]]
** TheStarscream: [[spoiler: ...He tried to have Lilith assassinated and then seized control of
the Morninglight in the name of the Dreamers.]]
* DarkMessiah: Worshipped as a saviour by the Morninglght, Phillip Marquard is regarded with fanatical reverence by cultists throughout the game; Betty kisses his photograph before going to sleep every night, Che compares him to both Jesus
and by extension, the Dreamers.
Buddha, and Naonomi actually refers to him as "the messiah." [[spoiler: And of course, he also serves as the mortal representative of the thoroughly godlike Dreamers.]]
* TheGhost: Hasn't Despite the role he's played in the story, Marquard hasn't appeared in game yet.
yet; the most we've seen of him is an ominous-looking shadow cast on the floor during [[spoiler: Issue #10's exploration of John's memories]].
* MysteriousPast: For such a public figure, very little is known about his past and any biography released by the Morninglight should be taken with a sizeable pinch of salt. [[spoiler: Lore for "The Bomb" and "The Cargo" implies that Marquard discovered a Filth reservoir hidden deep in the Congo, and while he wasn't actually infected, he got close enough to hear the voices of the Dreamers echoing from the well. Not long after this, he met Lilith.]]
* PerpetualSmiler: According to his biography, he has never not ''not'' smiled.
* TheStarscream: PokeInTheThirdEye: When the Bees attempt to delve into his secrets during the Morninglight entry, they find Marquard inexplicably protected by some magical influence that disrupts their signal and even tears their particle wings.
* PuppetKing:
[[spoiler: Betrayed Having created the Morninglight and elevated Marquard from obscurity to lead it, Lilith for intended him to follow her orders without question and direct the promises cult according to her commands; to be fair, it worked exactly as planned... right up until the Dreamers talked Marquard into seizing power.]]
* SinisterSilhouettes: The most we've seen of him is a single ominous-looking shadow cast on the floor [[spoiler: during John's secret meeting with him in "Nightmares In The Dream Palace."]]
* StepfordSmiler: A handsome, highly-regarded figure with a permanent smile, a perfect family, and a position of absolute authority over one
of the Dreamers]]

most powerful cults in human history. Behind the smiling exterior, [[spoiler: he's not only a former disciple of Lilith, but also a fervent worshipper of the Dreamers.]]
* TouchedByVorlons: [[spoiler: Having heard the whispers of "The Voice in the Well" and communed with the Dreamers, Marquard is now receiving direct guidance from his new masters, though he doesn't appear to have acquired any unique powers just yet.]]
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* TheAnticipator: [[spoiler: Having been warned of the Bees by Phillip Marquard himself, Naonomi isn't entirely surprised to see you when you finally turn up at her safehouse, though she was expecting a different visitor to reach her first - namely, the Rabbit Killer.]]



* ChekhovMIA: The moment that the player discovers that Masao Tanaka's rebellious daughter has gone missing, it's pretty much inevitable that she'll turn up again and reveal the world-shattering reason behind her disappearance. [[spoiler: True to form, she reappears towards the end of Issue #10 when the player successfully tracks down her safehouse.]]
* TheCorrupter: Tasked with grooming newly-recruited cultists for specific roles, a good deal of her duties involve slowly wearing away at the morality of her charges until they accept their ethically-murky duties, usually in the hopes of impressing her. [[spoiler: While grooming John, she also made use of Che Garcia Hanson's services to further corrupt their chosen Messenger.]]



* FalseFriend: Like most members of the FNF, Naonomi helped usher socially-awkward recruits into the cult by posing as their friend; unlike most, however, she went to the next step by posing as a boyfriend to potential "Messengers."



* HoneyTrap: In charge of grooming FNF cultists into "messengers," one of her favourite methods of gaining receptive students is to seduce lonely young men, essentially earning their loyalty by making them fall in love with her. [[spoiler: Though Yuichi was initially receptive to this particular approach, he panicked when the mission to bomb the Orochi Tower was announced and fled the FNF without a second thought; however, Naonomi found much more success with John, who she not only seduced and converted into a willing servant of the Dreamers, but also talked into becoming a suicide bomber.]]

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* TheHandler: To the potential "Messengers," [[spoiler: most prominently, John.]]
* HoneyTrap: In charge of grooming FNF cultists into "messengers," "Messengers," one of her favourite methods of gaining receptive students is to seduce lonely young men, essentially earning their loyalty by making them fall in love with her. [[spoiler: Though Yuichi was initially receptive to this particular approach, he panicked when the mission to bomb the Orochi Tower was announced and fled the FNF without a second thought; however, Naonomi found much more success with John, who she not only seduced and converted into a willing servant of the Dreamers, but also talked into becoming a suicide bomber.]]


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* [[ManipulativeBastard Manipulative Bitch]]: Naonomi has a particular gift for emotional manipulation, hence the reason why the FNF leadership employed her to mould socially-awkward recruits into loyal operatives of the cult. To put her abilities in this field into perspective, her most prominent victims still care a great deal about her, even after it's become apparent that their relationship with her was a lie: [[spoiler: Yuichi actually asks if you can make sure she's alive and safe, while John assures her that the mission she selected him for is almost complete.]]
* [[spoiler: SeekingTheMissingFindingTheDead]]: [[spoiler: Zig-zagged. Naonomi is still alive when you finally meet her; however, it's made abundantly clear that her time's running out thanks to the Rabbit Killer's ongoing contract against the FNF, and true to form, the assassin arrives in the safehouse almost as soon as you turn to leave.]]


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* StoodUp: "Love And Origami" is an entire mission devoted to uncovering the events of a young woman being stood up by her boyfriend - the young woman later revealed as Naonomi, and the "boyfriend" being [[spoiler: Yuichi.]] Of course, given that Naonomi was only posing as a girlfriend to the current Messenger, this abortive meeting proved to be the impetus for [[spoiler: John being chosen as the FNF suicide bomber; in turn, this result in the Filth being unleashed on Tokyo and John being transformed into the Black Signal.]]
* ThrowEmToTheWolves: [[spoiler: Once you've finished listening to Naonomi's drunken confession of every heinous she's done in the past few months, your exit from the safehouse is temporarily interrupted by the arrival of the Rabbit Killer. After a tense standoff, you decide that the unrepentant cultist schemer simply isn't worth defending; so, you offer a bow to the White Rabbit and leave without another word, allowing the assassin to complete her mission undisturbed.]]
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