History Literature / Armor

30th May '17 1:16:39 AM dvorak
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* ActionBomb: See "TakingYouWithMe" below.
6th Mar '17 7:33:46 AM PaulA
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* TheAce: Played with in the case of Nathan Kent, who is awesomely skilled with a suit of powered armor, not to mention handsome and extremely charismatic -- and has never been anywhere near actual combat, except for brief and carefully stage-managed publicity exercises, because he's far too useful as a propaganda icon to let him go and get killed. [[spoiler:For a while it seems like he's a FakeUltimateHero, but it turns out he's really as good as his image suggests, which just makes it worse that the high command have made such poor use of him.]]
5th Mar '17 5:43:21 PM StarSword
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--> "That's the problem with armor. It can't protect you from who you are."

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--> "That's [[quoteright:350:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/armor_john_steakley.jpg]]
[[caption-width-right:350:''"That's
the problem with armor. It can't protect you from who you are."
"'']]
1st Oct '16 4:21:19 PM darthpaul
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* LoyalPhlebotinum: Powered armor kills anyone except its designated user. [[spoiler: Even then, if their user is out-of-shape, it still makes them miserable]].

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* LoyalPhlebotinum: Because it's custom-designed to fit with incredibly close tolerances, Powered armor kills anyone that tries to put it on except its designated user. [[spoiler: Even then, if their user is out-of-shape, it still makes them miserable]].
18th Jan '16 10:42:40 PM Nuke-Captain
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* AlienBlood: Ant blood is black.



* BlessedWithSuck: Felix

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* BlessedWithSuck: FelixFelix is a DeathSeeker whose fighting instincts are too good to allow him to die.



* DrowningMySorrows: Lewis

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* DiedInYourArmsTonight: [[spoiler: Allie]] dies in [[spoiler:Felix]]'s arms after [[spoiler:his suit is punctured on Banshee]].
* DrowningMySorrows: LewisLewis's reason for being an alcoholic.



* EverythingsBetterWithSamurai: The Masao's culture is clearly based on ancient Japan.

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* EverythingsBetterWithSamurai: The Masao's culture is clearly based on ancient Feudal Japan.



* LapPillow: During his HeroicBSOD, [[spoiler: Felix]] attempts to commit suicide on Banshee by unsealing his armor, and [[spoiler:Allie]] pins him down to stop him. [[spoiler: Felix]] then eventually falls asleep and they end up like this.

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* LapPillow: During a mental breakdown prompted by [[spoiler: Allie reminding him of his HeroicBSOD, past]], [[spoiler: Felix]] attempts to commit suicide on Banshee by unsealing his armor, and [[spoiler:Allie]] pins him down to stop him. [[spoiler: Felix]] then eventually falls asleep and they end up like this.
18th Jan '16 3:42:47 PM Nuke-Captain
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* BlingOfWar: The Masao wears gold armor.



* DarkAndTroubledPast: Felix

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: FelixFelix joined the military to get away from his past.



* DeathWorld: Banshee, the planet Felix is posted to, would be lethally unpleasant even without the Ants.

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* DeathWorld: Banshee, the planet Felix is posted to, would be lethally unpleasant even without the Ants. It's a desert that's so cold that the smallest hole in one's armor would result in rapidly freezing to death.



* EverythingsBetterWithSamurai: The Masao's culture is clearly based on ancient Japan.



* GenderBlenderName: Allie is short for Alejandro.



* HeterosexualLifePartners: [[spoiler: Felix]] and [[spoiler: Allie]] have been very close since infancy and shared most of the major events in their lives. [[spoiler: Allie came to Banshee to try and bring Felix back to his people.]]



* LapPillow: During his HeroicBSOD, [[spoiler: Felix]] attempts to commit suicide on Banshee by unsealing his armor, and [[spoiler:Allie]] pins him down to stop him. [[spoiler: Felix]] then eventually falls asleep and they end up like this.
* LoyalPhlebotinum: Powered armor kills anyone except its designated user. [[spoiler: Even then, if their user is out-of-shape, it still makes them miserable]].
* MeltingPotNomenclature: Alejandro Jorges Umemoto.



* LoyalPhlebotinum: Powered armor kills anyone except its designated user. [[spoiler: Even then, if their user is out-of-shape, it still makes them miserable]].

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* LoyalPhlebotinum: Powered armor kills anyone except its designated user. [[spoiler: Even then, if their user is out-of-shape, it still makes them miserable]].OnlyOneName: "Just Felix."



* ShroudedInMyth: Jack Crow

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* ShroudedInMyth: Jack CrowCrow is a legendary space pirate.
10th Aug '15 1:48:02 AM PaulA
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* LoyalPhlebotinum: Powered armor kills anyone except it's designated user. [[spoiler: Even then, if their user is out-of-shape, it still makes them miserable]].

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* LoyalPhlebotinum: Powered armor kills anyone except it's its designated user. [[spoiler: Even then, if their user is out-of-shape, it still makes them miserable]].
6th Aug '15 12:14:30 AM dvorak
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* LoyalPhlebotinum: Powered armor kills anyone except it's designated user. [[spoiler: Even then, if their user is out-of-shape, it still makes them miserable]].
6th Aug '15 12:11:41 AM dvorak
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* TakingYouWithMe: Flipping every switch on an armor's control panel to "on" overloads its safety features, triggering its power core [[GoingCritical to go Contact Supercritical]]. It's used when a nuke is called for, but they can't get one.

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* TakingYouWithMe: Flipping every switch on an armor's control panel to "on" overloads its safety features, triggering its power core [[GoingCritical to go Contact Prompt Supercritical]]. It's used when a nuke is called for, but they can't get one.one.
* TimeSkip: To after the war, [[spoiler: and Felix is drowning his sorrows on a backwater feudal world.]]
6th Aug '15 12:06:10 AM dvorak
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* TakingYouWithMe: Flipping every switch on an armor's control panel to "on" overloads its safety features, triggering its power core [[GoingCritical to go Contact Supercritical]]. It's used when a nuke is called for, but they can't get one.
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