History Characters / TheSwanPrincess

23rd Aug '16 7:34:11 PM ryanasaurus0077
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* {{Troll}}: Teases [[ButtMonkey Bromley]] for fun especially in the first movie and most of all about his lack of "c-c-c-courage".

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* {{Troll}}: Teases [[ButtMonkey Bromley]] for fun fun, especially in the first movie and most of all about his lack of "c-c-c-courage".
22nd Aug '16 8:38:16 PM ryanasaurus0077
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%%* SheCleansUpNicely:

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%%* SheCleansUpNicely: Both when disguised as Odette and post-HeelFaceTurn.
22nd Aug '16 2:16:07 PM ChaoticNovelist
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*AntiMagic: ''A Royal Family Tale'' states that she is this to the Forbidden Arts; just her presence causes the entity pain and [[spoiler: her shadow undoes the changes it made to the Swan Princess prophecy.]]



* BalefulPolymorph: The titular Swan Princess. She gets turned into a swan once per movie.
** In the second film however, she asks to be turned into a swan, so she can reach Derek in time to save him from a trap.

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* BalefulPolymorph: BalefulPolymorph:
**
The titular Swan Princess. She gets turned into a swan once per movie.
** In the second film however, film, she asks ''asks'' to be turned into a swan, so she can reach Derek in time to save him from a trap.



*GoodHurtsEvil: Her innate goodness causes debilitating pain to the embodiment of the Forbidden Arts



* ButtMonkey
* DeadpanSnarker: Towards Uberta when she's not looking.

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* ButtMonkey
ButtMonkey: His purpose in the series to suffer comic mishaps and he bossed around by Uberta.
* DeadpanSnarker: Towards He mocks Uberta when she's not looking.looking so it has to be low key.



* {{Gonk}}

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* %%* {{Gonk}}



* BetaCouple: With Uberta.

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* %%* BetaCouple: With Uberta.



* {{Troll}}: Teases [[ButtMonkey Bromley]] for no apparent reason, especially in the first movie.

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* {{Troll}}: Teases [[ButtMonkey Bromley]] for no apparent reason, fun especially in the first movie.movie and most of all about his lack of "c-c-c-courage".



* CoolOldLady

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* %%* CoolOldLady



* EvilOldFolks
* HeelFaceTurn

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* EvilOldFolks
EvilOldFolks: She's older than Rothbart and looks like a WickedWitch. After her HeelFaceTurn, she looks more like someone's doting grandmother.
* HeelFaceTurnHeelFaceTurn: She joined Odette's employment after helping Rothbart keep her imprisoned.



* HulkSpeak: She talks like this in the sequels.

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* HulkSpeak: She talks like this Her prime of speaking is primitive. For example, when warning Odette about the possible permanent nature of the swan change in the sequels.second movie, "Odette be swan for long time".



* LoveAtFirstSight: With Chamberlain.
* LoveRedeems

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* LoveAtFirstSight: With Chamberlain.
Chamberlain. Yes, faster than the main couple.
* LoveRedeemsLoveRedeems: Her crush on Chamberlain is implied to be a factor in her HeelFaceTurn.



* PunchClockVillain
* PluckyComicRelief
* SheCleansUpNicely: Both when disguised as Odette and post-HeelFaceTurn.

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* PunchClockVillain
PunchClockVillain: She's not evil, she just works for Rothbart.
* PluckyComicRelief
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PluckyComicRelief: Even as a villain she provided gags and comical moments.
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SheCleansUpNicely: Both when disguised as Odette and post-HeelFaceTurn.



* WickedWitch: In the first movie. Post-HeelFaceTurn it's revealed she learned the Forbidden Arts from Rothbart.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Gor some reason after her HeelFaceTurn, her hair is colored purple.
* YouNoTakeCandle

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* WickedWitch: It's a complex example. In the first movie.movie she was wicked but did not demonstrate magic. Post-HeelFaceTurn it's revealed she learned the Forbidden Arts from Rothbart.
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Gor For some reason after her HeelFaceTurn, her hair is colored purple.
* YouNoTakeCandleYouNoTakeCandle: "Ready or no, here I coming."



* TheBabyOfTheBunch: The youngest main character.
* CuteMute: For most of ''A Royal Family Tale'' she's unable or unwilling to speak because she was traumatized by the death of her father. There's even a song dedicated to trying to make her talk.

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* TheBabyOfTheBunch: The youngest main character.
character is a child.
* CuteMute: For most of ''A Royal Family Tale'' she's unable or unwilling to speak because she was traumatized by the death of her father. There's even a song dedicated to trying to make her talk. Since she is unable to speak, she expresses herself in other ways, such as giving Odette and Derek a heart-shaped wreath.



* HappilyAdopted: [[spoiler:At the end of ''A Royal Family Tale'' Odette and Derek adopt her.]]
* HeartwarmingOrphan: Her father is accidentally killed by the Forbidden Arts, leaving her in the care of Odette and Derek until they can track down her relatives to take care of her.

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* HappilyAdopted: [[spoiler:At the end of ''A Royal Family Tale'' Odette and Derek adopt her.her and she calls them "Mommy" and "Daddy" while hugging them.]]
* HeartwarmingOrphan: Her father is accidentally killed by the Forbidden Arts, leaving her in the care of Odette and Derek until they can track down her relatives to take care of her. She certainly makes everyone in the castle happier now that there is child in the castle again.



*TomboyPrincess: [[spoiler: ''Princess Tomorrow, Pirate Today'' shows she'd rather be a PirateGirl than a ProperLady.]]



* BadassCape: He wears a hooded black cloak.

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* BadassCape: He wears a hooded black cloak.BlackCloak appropriate for a mighty and cruel sorcerer.



* CardCarryingVillain: His VillainSong, "No More Mister Nice Guy", details how evil and petty he is.
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: First Clavius, then William, then Zelda.

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* CardCarryingVillain: His VillainSong, CardCarryingVillain: "No More Mister Nice Guy", details Guy" is basically him bragging about how evil he is and petty he is.how much he's looking forward to cutting loose.
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder: First The list of people he stabbed in the back are first Clavius, then William, then Zelda.Zelda. That's everyone he's ever worked with except Bridget.



* EvilSorcerer: Is a master at the Forbidden Arts.

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* EvilSorcerer: Is He is a master at the Forbidden ''Forbidden'' Arts.



* MasterOfIllusion: Using the Forbidden Arts.

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* MasterOfIllusion: Using the Forbidden Arts.Arts he has the Power to Change everything around him be it with illusions or the real deal.



* OneWingedAngel: Can transform into the Great Animal, a monster resembling a cross between a bat and a wyvern.

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* OneWingedAngel: Can transform into His "final boss fight" form is a giant bat which means it is ok for TheHero to kill him with an arrow to the Great Animal, a monster resembling a cross between a bat and a wyvern.heart.



* RealityWarper: Using the Forbidden Arts, he can transform anything into something else.

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* RealityWarper: Using the Forbidden Arts, he can transform anything into something else. That is the Power to Change.



* VillainousLegacy: He is the reason the antagonists of the sequels were after Odette.
* VillainSong: ''No More Mister Nice Guy''.

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* VillainousLegacy: He is the reason the antagonists of the sequels were after Odette.
Odette; his magic orb and his magic notes.
* VillainSong: ''No His VillainSong, "No More Mister Nice Guy''.Guy", details how evil and petty he is.



* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Rothbart did this a lot to anyone he worked with - Clauvius and Zelda, respectively.

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* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness: Rothbart did this a lot to anyone he worked with - Clauvius and Zelda, respectively. Once he had the Forbidden Arts in his possession he cut them both off.
22nd Aug '16 11:36:18 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* ActionGirl: She tries, but it usually doesn't work out very well.
* AnimalMotifs: Swans, obviously.
* ArrangedMarriage: With Derek, courtesy of their parents. It eventually turns into a PerfectlyArrangedMarriage.

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* ActionGirl: She tries, but it usually doesn't work out very well.
Occasionally she takes a direct action role to assist her allies and confront villains such as saving Derek from quick sand or attempting to break down the stone cage trapping Alise.
* AnimalMotifs: Swans, obviously.
obviously, and not just because she often turns into one. There's a prophecy too.
* ArrangedMarriage: With Derek, courtesy of their parents. parents, to unite their kingdoms. It eventually turns into a PerfectlyArrangedMarriage.



* ChildhoodFriendRomance: With Derek.
* TheChosenOne: ''A Royal Family Tale'' reveals her to be one.

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* ChildhoodFriendRomance: With Derek.
Averted. She and Derek couldn't stand each other when they were kids. It was only when they became adults that they fell in love.
* TheChosenOne: ''A Royal Family Tale'' reveals that her to be one.birth was foretold in a prophecy. She would usher in an "age of goodness" and banish evil with her presence.



* DamselInDistress: She gets captured by an antagonist in each of the three movies. Notably, however, while she does require saving, she had previously done everything she could to try and liberate herself or at least get Derek's attention to help free her. While she does need Derek to save her in the first film, it's somewhat justified since Rothbart's spell can ''only'' be broken either by him or be Derek making a vow of everlasting love to the whole world, so Derek is an integral part in breaking the spell. Odette even basically says if she could break the spell by herself, she would.
* DefiantCaptive
* DisneyDeath: Twice. The first time she is killed by Rothbart's curse and the second time by Zelda's destroying Seeker.

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* DamselInDistress: She gets captured by an antagonist in each of the first three movies. Notably, however, while While she does require requires saving, she had previously done everything she could to try and liberate herself or at least get Derek's attention to help free her. While she does need Derek to save her in the first film, it's somewhat justified since Rothbart's spell can ''only'' be broken either by him or be Derek making a vow of everlasting love to the whole world, so Derek is an integral part in breaking the spell. Odette even basically says if she could break the spell by herself, she would.
* DefiantCaptive
DefiantCaptive: In the first film we get this exchange, "Every night you ask me the same question and every night I give you the same answer, ''I'd rather die first''."
* DisneyDeath: Twice. The first time she is killed by Rothbart's curse and the second time by Zelda's destroying Seeker. The first time she was OnlyMostlyDead and the second time was a phoenix style resurrection.



* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses

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* %%* EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses



* InnocentBlueEyes: In the first film, though they look more {{purple|Eyes}} in the sequels.

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* InnocentBlueEyes: In the first film, though they look more {{purple|Eyes}} in the sequels.sequels befitting royalty.



* LightIsGood: You mean to tell me the princess dressed in white turning into a white swan in golden "light water" and with golden hair is the heroine? Color me shocked! [[spoiler:Used as a subtle plot-point - the villain masquerading as Odette opts for a [[RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver form-fitting black-and-red dress instead.]] Derek doesn't pick up on this until too late.]].
* LongHairIsFeminine: As a young adult, although she had two BraidsOfAction as a child, emphasizing her childhood tomboyishness.
* MamaBear: Odette becomes fiercely protective over Alise.
* OneTrueLove: Is this for Derek. Their duet is called "Far Longer Than Forever" for a reason.
* PrincessClassic: Looks and acts mostly like a traditional storybook princess.

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* LightIsGood: You mean to tell me the The princess dressed in white turning into a white swan in golden "light water" and with golden hair is the heroine? Color me shocked! also a beacon of kindness and benevolence. [[spoiler:Used as a subtle plot-point - the villain masquerading as Odette opts for a [[RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver form-fitting black-and-red dress instead.]] Derek doesn't pick up on this until too late.]].
* LongHairIsFeminine: As a young adult, although she She had two BraidsOfAction as a child, emphasizing her childhood tomboyishness.
tomboyishness, but fits the trope in the other stages of her life.
* MamaBear: Odette becomes fiercely protective over Alise.
Alise. In the words of Scully "There's no strength like a mother's love".
* OneTrueLove: Is this for Derek. Their OneTrueLove: Her duet with Derek is called "Far Longer Than Forever" for a reason.
* PrincessClassic: Looks and acts mostly like a traditional storybook princess.princess; kindness, true love, etc. but she has plenty of backbone.



* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: Odette isn't adverse to getting her hands dirty.

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* RoyalsWhoActuallyDoSomething: Odette isn't adverse to getting her hands dirty.dirty; the second film shows her helping Derek with a fire and "A Royal Family Tale" assisting a lumberback who can't work due to injury.



* StandardFemaleGrabArea: In the second film, Clavius (an old man and a SquishyWizard who was nearly strangled to death by Uberta) easily subdues her by doing this.

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* StandardFemaleGrabArea: In the second film, Clavius (an old man and a SquishyWizard who was nearly strangled to death by Uberta) easily subdues her by doing this.grabbing her arm.



* WomanInWhite: Her most common attire is a white dress.
* YouthfulFreckles: Which vanished once she reached her teenaged years.

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* %%* WomanInWhite: Her most common attire is a white dress.
* YouthfulFreckles: Which She had freckles in her tomboy pre-teen stage. They vanished once she reached her teenaged years.



* ArrowCatch: Whether it's one arrow, or a whole clearing full of crossbow bolts all coming at him at once.

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* ArrowCatch: Whether it's one arrow, or a whole clearing full of crossbow bolts all coming at him at once.once, he can catch them. "Practice! Practice! Practice!"



* HeroicBSOD: After [[spoiler:Odette's]] death in the third movie.

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* HeroicBSOD: After [[spoiler:Odette's]] death in the third movie.movie, he faces a breakdown.



* OneTrueLove: Is this for Odette. Their duet is called "Far Longer Than Forever" for a reason.
* PapaWolf: Becomes fiercely protective over Alise.
* PrinceCharming: [[CaptainObvious He's a prince and he can be rather charming.]]

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* OneTrueLove: Is this for Odette. Their His duet with Odette is called "Far Longer Than Forever" for a reason.
* PapaWolf: Becomes fiercely protective over Alise.
Alise. He didn't like the fact that his part in her rescue plan during ''A Royal Family Tale'' involved a fake sleep.
* PrinceCharming: [[CaptainObvious He's a prince and he can be rather charming.]]charming,]] but only once he becomes an adult and experiences a good deal of character development.



* SatelliteLoveInterest: He initially only admires Odette for her physical beauty. [[CharacterDevelopment He grows out of it after her abduction.]]
-->'''Derek:''' I...uh...what else is there?



* DisappearedDad: Murdered by Rothbart.
* TheGoodKing
* KilledOffForReal: Courtesy of Rothbart.
* WhyDontYouJustShootHim: William refused to kill Rothbart despite the latter vowing revenge.

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* DisappearedDad: Murdered by Rothbart.
* TheGoodKing
TheGoodKing: He's certainly a benevolent monarch given the mercy he showed Rothbart.
* KilledOffForReal: Courtesy of Rothbart.
Mauled by Rothbart's Great Animal guise.
* WhyDontYouJustShootHim: William refused to kill Rothbart despite the latter vowing revenge.revenge and the narrator alludes to this trope by saying "many feared the king ''too'' kind''."



* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents
* BetaCouple: With Lord Rodgers.
* DeadpanSnarker
* DefiantCaptive: Clavius finds this out the hard way.

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* AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents
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AmazinglyEmbarrassingParents: Her habit of arranging beauty pageants disguised as balls and faking her own death to press how much she wants grandchildren regularly embarrasses her only son.
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BetaCouple: With Lord Rodgers.
* DeadpanSnarker
DeadpanSnarker: She light on the "deadpan" in most circumstances but always snappy and sarcastic with her barbs.
* DefiantCaptive: Clavius finds this out the hard way.way when she commandeers his servant to fix up her cell and then tells him off for complaining about it.



* GenkiGirl: Despite being in her late 40's to 50's.
* TheHighQueen
* LargeHam
* MotorMouth: As Clavius, sadly for him, finds out.

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* GenkiGirl: Despite being in her late 40's to 50's.
50's she has the energy of a teenager.
* TheHighQueen
TheHighQueen: She has been reigning on her own for presumably a long time and has the authority to enact whatever hairbrained scheme she desires.
* LargeHam
LargeHam: She has no sense of subtlety. Her fake-death plan was quickly given away by it.
* MotorMouth: As Clavius, sadly for him, finds out.out, once she starts talking it's impossible to stop her.



* {{Big Damn Hero|es}}: At the end of the first film.

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* {{Big Damn Hero|es}}: At the end of the first film.film, he provides the arrow that Derek needs to defeat the Great Animal.



* HeroicWannabe: Lampshaded by Rogers many times.

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* HeroicWannabe: Lampshaded by Rogers many times.times by poking his bubble of hot air boasting.



* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Everyone Calls Him Chamberlain]]

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* [[EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep Everyone Calls Him Chamberlain]]EveryoneCallsHimBarkeep: Uberta likely doesn't know his name, just his title.



--> '''Rogers:''' [[SatelliteLoveInterest 'What else is there?']] You should write a book: 'How To Offend Women In 5 Syllables Or Less.'

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--> '''Rogers:''' [[SatelliteLoveInterest 'What else is there?']] there?' You should write a book: 'How To Offend Women In 5 Syllables Or Less.'



* EasilyForgiven: Odette doesn't seem to mind that Bridget [[spoiler: almost killed her by helping Rothbart's scheme.]]

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* EasilyForgiven: Odette doesn't seem to mind that Bridget [[spoiler: almost killed her by helping Rothbart's scheme.]]scheme]] and instead allows Bridget to carry her bridal train.



* GreaterScopeVillain: Was the reason the antagonists of the sequels were after Odette.



* VillainousLegacy: He is the reason the antagonists of the sequels were after Odette.



* WhyDontYouJustShootHim: As noted above in PragmaticVillainy, Rothbart was trying to take over William's kingdom by getting Odette to marry him and thereby legally make him king. Odette noted that he had enough power to take it over if he wanted, but Rothbart had already tried that before William banished him.

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* WhyDontYouJustShootHim: As noted above in PragmaticVillainy, Rothbart was trying to take over William's kingdom by getting Odette to marry him and thereby legally make him himself king. Odette noted that he had enough power to take it over if he wanted, but Rothbart had already tried that before William banished him.



* BrotherChuck: He's either this or the CGI sequels simply take the attitude that he doesn't exist and the 2nd and 3rd movies never happened.
** One could argue he simply went back to his home, which is what he wanted to do all along, and that's why he is absent.

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* BrotherChuck: He's either this or the CGI sequels simply take the attitude that he doesn't exist and the 2nd and 3rd movies never happened.
**
happened. One could argue he simply went back to his home, which is what he wanted to do all along, and that's why he is absent.



* GoodAllAlong: Surprise, surprise.

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* GoodAllAlong: Surprise, surprise.ForcedIntoVillainy:
18th Aug '16 8:51:56 AM Robergestudios
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* AndNowYouMustMarryMe: Wants to marry Odette so that he can legally take over William's kingdom.



* IHaveYouNowMyPretty: Wants to marry Odette so that he can legally take over William's kingdom.



* OneWingedAngel: Can transform into the Great Animal, a monster resembling a cross between a wolf and a wyvern.

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* OneWingedAngel: Can transform into the Great Animal, a monster resembling a cross between a wolf bat and a wyvern.



%%* AxCrazy:


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* VileVillainSaccharineShow: While she has her quirks, she's easily one of the darkest villains in the entire series.
11th Jul '16 9:36:08 AM DesertDragon
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A kind old turtle who, along with Jean-Bob, became friends with Odette when she was first brought to Rothbart's castle. Calm and dependable, Speed may not be much use on land but put him in water and he can take on a pair of alligators without breaking a sweat.

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A kind old turtle tortoise who, along with Jean-Bob, became friends with Odette when she was first brought to Rothbart's castle. Calm and dependable, Speed may not be much use on land but put him in water and he can take on a pair of alligators without breaking a sweat.



* GracefulInTheirElement: Moves like a turtle on land, in the water he lives up to his name.

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* GracefulInTheirElement: Moves like a turtle tortoise on land, in the water he lives up to his name.


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* SomewhereAHerpetologistIsCrying: Despite the comedic irony of him being slow on land but lighting-fast in the water, tortoises are very poor swimmers in real life. There ''are'' turtle species that are equally capable on land and in the water, but Speed is not one of them.
23rd Jun '16 12:24:45 PM captainpat
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15th Jun '16 10:57:01 PM creader
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* MissingMom: Odette's mother is never seen or mentioned.



* SingleTargetSexuality: While she did not initially like Derek, he is the only man she showed a romantic interest in.



* SingleTargetSexuality: While he did not initially like Odette, she is the only woman he showed a romantic interest in.



* SecondLove: To Uberta, since her husband was long dead and they are now a BetaCouple.



Bridget is Rothbart's former assistant who turned good after her master was killed. She has the hots for the Chamberlain, not that he seems to mind.

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Bridget is Rothbart's former assistant who turned good after her master was killed. She has the hots for the Chamberlain, not that he seems to mind.


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* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Gor some reason after her HeelFaceTurn, her hair is colored purple.
14th Jun '16 11:15:18 PM creader
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[[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/the_pure_evil_forbidden_arts.jpg]]



* CrystalDragonJesus: In a lot of ways, he functions as a stand in for the devil, being an evil immortal from TheUnderworld who tempts people to TheDarkSide.



* CrystalDragonJesus: In a lot of ways, he functions as a stand in for the devil, being an evil immortal from TheUnderworld who tempts people to TheDarkSide.
** TheDevil
** TheCorrupter
6th Jun '16 10:37:08 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* BiggerBad: Was the supplier of Rothbart's powers, and those of Clavius and Zelda as well. And he did it all because he needs to kill Odette in order to exist.
* BlackMagic: The living embodiment of it.
** MadeOfEvil

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* BiggerBad: GreaterScopeVillain: Was the supplier of Rothbart's powers, and those of Clavius and Zelda as well. And he did it well, all because he needs to kill Odette in order to exist.
exist. However, until the fifth movie "A Royal Family Tale" it was in the background influencing the main antagonist.
* BlackMagic: MadeOfEvil: The living embodiment of it.
** MadeOfEvil
BlackMagic.
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