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17th Apr '17 1:52:46 PM Freezer
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* The [[Franchise/StarWarsLegends old Star Wars Expanded Universe]] novels tried to invoke this with the "Grey Side" or "Unified Force" theory during the Vuzang Vong saga. The idea was that there really shouldn't be any such thing as "Dark Side" and "Light Side" abilities. A Jedi should be able to use Dark Side techniques Force Lightning without falling to the Dark Side and Sith should be able to wield passive Force abilities without losing their Sith status: The intent of the action should matter more than the act itself. While the audience was split on this idea (Some saying "about time" and others thinking it messed with the franchise mythos too much), [[OneJudgeToRuleThemAll George Lucas himself]] came down on the side of "Light Side/Dark Side - that's it" and ordered the Grey Side retconned. It should be noted that the ''Star Wars'' video games have long allowed players to use Sith abilities as a Jedi and vice-versa (Though overuse could cause a player to lose their chosen alignment).

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* The [[Franchise/StarWarsLegends old Star Wars Expanded Universe]] novels tried to invoke this with the "Grey Side" or "Unified Force" theory during the Vuzang Vong saga. The idea was that there really shouldn't be wasn't any such thing as "Dark Side" and "Light Side" abilities. A - there was simply "The Force." There was no real reason a Jedi should shouldn't be able to use so-called Dark Side techniques Force Lightning without falling to the Dark Side and Sith should be able to wield passive Force abilities without losing their Sith status: The intent of the action should matter more than the act itself. (like Force Lightning) at need This led to several Jedi (most notably Jacen Solo) doing just that. While the audience was split on this idea (Some saying "about time" and others thinking it messed with the franchise mythos too much), [[OneJudgeToRuleThemAll George Lucas himself]] came down on the side of "Light Side/Dark Side - that's it" and ordered the Grey Side retconned.retconned, with Vergere (the Jedi who came up with the Uniforce theory) turning out to be [[TheMole a Sith]] who used the theory to lure Jacen Solo to the Dark Side. It should be noted that the ''Star Wars'' video games have long allowed players to use Sith abilities as a Jedi and vice-versa (Though overuse could cause a player to lose their chosen alignment).
17th Apr '17 1:33:37 PM Freezer
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* The [[Franchise/StarWarsLegends old Star Wars Expanded Universe]] novels tried to invoke this with the "Grey Side" or "Unified Force" theory during the Vuzang Vong saga. The idea was that there really shouldn't be any such thing as "Dark Side" and "Light Side" abilities. A Jedi should be able to use Dark Side techniques Force Lightning without falling to the Dark Side and Sith should be able to wield passive Force abilities without losing their Sith status: The intent of the action should matter more than the act itself. While the audience was split on this idea (Some saying "about time" and others thinking it messed with the franchise mythos too much), [[OneJudgeToRuleThemAll George Lucas himself]] came down on the side of "Light Side/Dark Side - that's it" and ordered the Grey Side retconned. It should be noted that the ''Star Wars'' video games have long allowed players to use Sith abilities as a Jedi and vice-versa (Though overuse could cause a player to lose their chosen alignment).
16th Apr '17 5:42:10 PM nombretomado
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* A comedic variant from ''{{Starslip}}'' - Quine the ObstructiveBureaucrat is finally putting his dread powers of annoyance to good use, slowing down Starcon's pursuit by [[http://starslip.com/2012/04/02/in-his-element/ burying them in red tape]].

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* A comedic variant from ''{{Starslip}}'' ''Webcomic/{{Starslip}}'' - Quine the ObstructiveBureaucrat is finally putting his dread powers of annoyance to good use, slowing down Starcon's pursuit by [[http://starslip.com/2012/04/02/in-his-element/ burying them in red tape]].
7th Apr '17 2:56:50 PM Tractical_Chunder
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* Matoro in ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'', who has AnimateDead as his [[MaskOfPower mask power]].
** Surprisingly, The Makuta were originally this. They were always beings of shadow, but the Brotherhood's original purpose was to create the wildlife of the world. In fact, the Brotherhood's original leader, Miserix, helped the Toa Hagah in their attempts to hunt down Teridax, the evil being most commonly known simply as Makuta.

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* Matoro in ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'', who has AnimateDead as his [[MaskOfPower mask power]].
power]]. This turns out to be a SecretTestOfCharacter from the [[LivingMacguffin Mask Of Life.]]
** Surprisingly, The Makuta were originally this. They were always beings of shadow, but the Brotherhood's original purpose was to create the wildlife of the world. In fact, the Brotherhood's original leader, Miserix, helped the Toa Hagah in their attempts to hunt down Teridax, the evil being [[WithholdingTheirName most commonly known simply as Makuta.as]] ''[[TheDreaded The]] [[RaceNameBasis Makuta]]''.
28th Mar '17 4:31:38 AM Doug86
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* CalLeandros uses his ability to create gates in the later books in the series in fights, to dispose of bad guys, etc. While the gate-opening ability in itself doesn't seem evil, frequent use of it leads to EvilFeelsGood, with Cal on a raging high and feeling far less concerned about not killing his nearest and dearest.

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* CalLeandros Literature/CalLeandros uses his ability to create gates in the later books in the series in fights, to dispose of bad guys, etc. While the gate-opening ability in itself doesn't seem evil, frequent use of it leads to EvilFeelsGood, with Cal on a raging high and feeling far less concerned about not killing his nearest and dearest.
12th Mar '17 3:55:50 PM nombretomado
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* Even though it's more like Bad Powers ChaoticNeutral people, you are perfectly capable of being a decent person in ''TabletopGame/{{Mortasheen}}'', even though pretty much every one of your {{Mons}}' superpowers will be [[LovecraftianSuperpower Lovecraftian]].
11th Mar '17 9:06:13 PM Elan
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** Dr. Hix, Unseen University's head of Necromancy (or Postmortem Communications as it is officially called) is required by his position to be a ''little'' evil, but is otherwise a mostly decent person. Unless you consider an interest in amateur theater to be particularly evil.
25th Feb '17 12:43:26 PM nombretomado
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* During her first appearance in BattleMoonWars, [[BewareTheNiceOnes Matou Sakura]] relies exclusively on her own shadow magic to defend herself and really doesn't do a very good job of it. After she's kidnapped, nearly turned back into [[SuperPoweredEvilSide Dark Sakura]] by Zouken Matou, and subsequently rescued with ThePowerOfLove, Sakura [[TookALevelInBadass Takes a Level in Badass]] and starts using her connection to [[TheDevil Angra Mainyu]] as the power source for her attacks while still remaining a textbook example of a NiceGirl. May also be an aversion of EvilIsNotAToy.

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* During her first appearance in BattleMoonWars, ''VideoGame/BattleMoonWars'', [[BewareTheNiceOnes Matou Sakura]] relies exclusively on her own shadow magic to defend herself and really doesn't do a very good job of it. After she's kidnapped, nearly turned back into [[SuperPoweredEvilSide Dark Sakura]] by Zouken Matou, and subsequently rescued with ThePowerOfLove, Sakura [[TookALevelInBadass Takes a Level in Badass]] and starts using her connection to [[TheDevil Angra Mainyu]] as the power source for her attacks while still remaining a textbook example of a NiceGirl. May also be an aversion of EvilIsNotAToy.
18th Feb '17 6:33:30 AM Derkhan
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* In the ''Literature/DreambloodDuology'', Sunandi eventually understands that neither Ehiru nor Nijiri are bad people, but their ability to kill people in their dreams and make them enjoy and welcome it just goes against anything Sunandi considers right. The Gatherers simply believe they are doing a service to the community by allowing those unwilling or unable to go on a pleasant way out and they genuinely care for Hananja's faithful.
1st Feb '17 4:12:11 PM Rhodes7
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* ''Literature/TheInfected'': The second book stars Gabriel, a scary mind-controller, and his efforts to turn his life around and become a good person. Starting with joining a riot squad so he can keep a series of protests from turning violent. It helps a lot that his powers work more easily when helping people, but he's still ''terrified'' and rightly so in future books where he discovers how few his limitations really are.
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