History Characters / WatershipDown

7th Jun '17 3:24:24 PM Chariset
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*CompositeCharacter: Like El-ahrairah, he is every great Captain of Owsla or faithful companion to the Chief. By the end of the book, some deeds of Fiver's are credited to him.



* SympatheticInspectorAntagonist: He's genuinely trying to keep the peace and be a good ruler for everyone in Frith's stead, though he develops a personal vendetta against El-ahrairah, who just keeps making trouble.

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* SympatheticInspectorAntagonist: He's genuinely trying to keep the peace and be a good ruler for everyone in Frith's stead, though he develops a personal vendetta against El-ahrairah, who just keeps making trouble.the unreformed troublemaker El-ahrairah.
20th May '17 1:35:52 AM JackG
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* DeadpanSnarker: He can get quite sarcastic if he's being given orders that he thinks are ridiculous. He'll still carry them out though.


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* SarcasticDevotee: He can get quite sarcastic if he's being given orders that he thinks are ridiculous. He'll still carry them out though.
20th May '17 1:33:37 AM JackG
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* TheCaptain: Averted as his warren has no Chief Rabbit; he's simply their chosen spokesman.
30th Apr '17 2:15:27 AM DivineDeath
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* AdaptationalIntelligence: He's described as being a "rather slow, stupid rabbit" in the book. In the TV series, he's shown to at least possess a dry wit.
25th Mar '17 10:28:44 AM JackG
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* FakeDefector

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* FakeDefectorFakeDefector: Pretends to be a refugee from the Sandleford warren who's specifically come to Efrafa due to its reputation. As General Woundwort is short of quality officers at the time, Bigwig ends up being promoted straight to junior officer.
* HeroicBSOD: Despite his bravery, Bigwig starts to crack up under the strain of being TheMole and contemplates just grabbing Hyzenthlay and fleeing. Fortunately he pulls himself together.



* NobleDemon: Even though he serves Woundwort he has his standards such as scolding Vervain for his treatment of Primrose .

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* NobleDemon: Even though he serves Woundwort he has his standards such as scolding Vervain for his treatment of Primrose .Primrose.



* MakeAnExampleOfThem: The Council rip up his ears and order him displayed to every Mark on silflay. By the time Bigwig encounters him, he's started to crack up.



* RedEyesTakeWarning: Has red eyes that [[GlowingEyelightsOfUndeath glow with a light that gives no light]].



* VillainTeleportation: When our heroes first see the Black Rabbit, they instinctively flee down a nearby rabbit hole, only to find the Black Rabbit waiting for them inside the warren.

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* VillainTeleportation: When our heroes first see the Black Rabbit, they instinctively flee down a nearby rabbit hole, only to find the Black Rabbit waiting for them inside the warren.inside.
25th Mar '17 10:09:13 AM JackG
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* TookALevelInBadass: In the novel he's the only member of Holly's expedition who volunteers to return to Efrafa, as he loathes everything that General Woundwort stands for.

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* TookALevelInBadass: In the novel he's the only member of Holly's expedition who volunteers to return to Efrafa, as he loathes everything that General Woundwort stands for.
25th Mar '17 1:52:48 AM JackG
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* TookALevelInBadass: In the novel he's the only member of Holly's expedition who volunteers to return to Efrafa, as he loathes everything that General Woundwort stands for.
24th Mar '17 11:56:11 PM JackG
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* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: His great size and total ruthlessness in battle make him TheDreaded. [[spoiler:When he fails to defeat Bigwig in single combat, Woundwort starts to feel his authority slip away.]]

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* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: His great size and total ruthlessness in battle make him TheDreaded. He's very much aware of this trope as well, rejecting the idea of starving Hazel's warren because his reputation depends on a fighting victory. [[spoiler:When he fails to defeat Bigwig in single combat, Woundwort starts to feel his authority slip away.]]



* BloodKnight: His eagerness for battle gives him the advantage over those who only fight because they have to.

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* BloodKnight: His eagerness for battle gives him the advantage over those rabbits who only fight because they have to.
24th Mar '17 11:54:33 PM JackG
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* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: Mentioned more than actually shown, but the Threarah is noted as being a very dangerous fighter.

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* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: Mentioned more than actually shown, but the Threarah is noted as being a very dangerous fighter. He makes a point of cuffing around one of his followers when it's suggested that he might be getting too old, just to prove he isn't.


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* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: His great size and total ruthlessness in battle make him TheDreaded. [[spoiler:When he fails to defeat Bigwig in single combat, Woundwort starts to feel his authority slip away.]]


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* BloodKnight: His eagerness for battle gives him the advantage over those who only fight because they have to.
24th Mar '17 12:55:01 AM JackG
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* AndroclesLion: An InvokedTrope; knowing they need a scout to find other warrens with does, the rabbits help Kehaar when he's wounded and hostile, in the hope that he'll reciprocate.
* TheDreaded: Among the Efrafan Owsla; even Woundwort is secretly afraid of him.
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