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16th Mar '17 9:38:02 AM nombretomado
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* The ''FreedomCity'' setting for ''MutantsAndMasterminds'' has Hades as a criminal mastermind trying to extend his reach on Earth, complete with an invasion by the forces of Tartarus back in the Silver Age. For bonus point, [[HollywoodVoodoo Baron Samedi]] is also a douchenozzle in setting, though that may have something to do with his choice of mount.

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* The ''FreedomCity'' setting for ''MutantsAndMasterminds'' ''TabletopGame/MutantsAndMasterminds'' has Hades as a criminal mastermind trying to extend his reach on Earth, complete with an invasion by the forces of Tartarus back in the Silver Age. For bonus point, [[HollywoodVoodoo Baron Samedi]] is also a douchenozzle in setting, though that may have something to do with his choice of mount.
14th Mar '17 9:13:07 PM DustSnitch
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* ''The Last Judgement'', the altar painting of the Art/SistineChapel, uses a variety of mythological figures the Greeks associated with sorting the dead into the Underworld as demons shuffling off the damned into the fires of Hell.

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* The altar painting of the Art/SistineChapel, ''The Last Judgement'', has two examples.
** The wise judge of the Greek Underworld, King Minos, sorted ''all'' of the dead, either into the blissful Elysium, the plain Fields of Asphodel, or the Fields of Punishment. In
''The Last Judgement'', the altar painting of king stands besides the Art/SistineChapel, uses a variety fire of mythological figures the Greeks associated with sorting the dead into the Underworld Hell as demons shuffling off the damned are cast into it, while allowing a demonic snake to coil around his body and giving no implication of his role in judging those who enter Paradise.
** Charon, who carried ''all''
the fires dead to the Greek afterlife, is shown beating a group of Hell.people off his boat into a horde of demons, who drag the people into Hell.
12th Mar '17 6:01:52 PM DustSnitch
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* ''The Last Judgement'', the altar painting of the Art/SistineChapel, uses a variety of mythological figures the Greeks associated with sorting the dead into the Underworld as demons shuffling off the damned into the fires of Hell.
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11th Mar '17 4:09:59 PM nombretomado
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* ''MightyMax'' had an episode where a snake monster is trying to summon Kali, but she's only evil under his mind control. Once Max snaps her out of it (using [[spoiler:an idol of Shiva, another DarkIsNotEvil god]], she deals with the snake monster for them and leaves.

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* ''MightyMax'' had an episode where ''WesternAnimation/MightyMax'':
** In one episode,
a snake monster is trying to summon Kali, but she's only evil under his mind control. Once Max snaps her out of it (using [[spoiler:an idol of Shiva, another DarkIsNotEvil god]], she deals with the snake monster for them and leaves.
9th Mar '17 9:51:34 AM WaterBlap
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A SubTrope of SadlyMythtaken and {{Demonization}}, and a form of AdaptationalVillainy. Compare with SatanicArchetype and HijackedByJesus, when the similarities with Christianity are painfully obvious. Contrast with DeathRidesASkateboard, DontFearTheReaper, and EverybodyLovesZeus. See HistoricalVillainUpgrade for when this is applied to historical rather than mythological figures. See also TheThemeParkVersion and occasionally MythologyUpgrade.

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A SubTrope of SadlyMythtaken and {{Demonization}}, and a form of AdaptationalVillainy. Compare with SatanicArchetype and HijackedByJesus, when the similarities with Christianity are painfully obvious. Contrast with DeathRidesASkateboard, DontFearTheReaper, DontFearTheReaper and EverybodyLovesZeus. See HistoricalVillainUpgrade for when this is applied to historical rather than mythological figures. See also TheThemeParkVersion and occasionally MythologyUpgrade.
4th Mar '17 2:15:30 AM rafi
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* ''Anime/DragonBallZ'': [[InvertedTrope Inverted]] by Mr. Satan ("Hercule" in the English dub). The creators seem to have thought that Satan was a good name for a goofy AntiHero. The usual Western interpretation of him is [[GodOfEvil traditionally less kind]] ([[SatanIsGood at least usually]]).
** Fun fact: Hercule was a name originally given to Mr. Satan by the French anime translation ([[CaptainObvious Hercule is Hercules in french]], amusingly enough), but it wasn't due to {{Bowdlerisation}}; rather, the name Satan was already taken, as they'd given it to Piccolo from his BigBad days (when he was known as the "Great Demon King").
4th Mar '17 2:08:05 AM Sharysa
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* [[AvertedTrope Starkly averted]] in ''Literature/{{Moonflowers}}'' where it's a PLOT POINT that Hades is one of the first deities to help out the Song family. He comes around because he's worried that Alima's grief for her missing parents has gone on for months without closure, then takes great offense when he finds out they AREN'T dead. He initially thinks that TheWildHunt is fucking with them all as a sadistic "prank," and [[TheSacredDarkness nearly starts a speech about "the natural order."]] When he finds out TheWildHunt wants to all-out murder the Song family on Halloween/Samhain, he and Persephone ''immediately'' help out the Songs as much as possible.

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* [[AvertedTrope Starkly averted]] in ''Literature/{{Moonflowers}}'' where it's a PLOT POINT that Hades is one of the first deities to help out the Song family. He comes around along because he's worried that Alima's Alima Song's grief for her missing presumed-dead parents has gone on for months without closure, then takes great offense when he finds out they AREN'T dead. He initially thinks that TheWildHunt is fucking with them all as a sadistic "prank," and [[TheSacredDarkness nearly starts a speech about "the natural order."]] When he finds out TheWildHunt wants to all-out murder the Song family on Halloween/Samhain, Halloween/Samhain in the [[HuntingTheMostDangerousGame Fairy Raid]] (because [[RequiredSecondaryPowers he dealt with the murder-victims of the LAST Fairy Raid]]), he and Persephone ''immediately'' help out the Songs as much as possible.
4th Mar '17 1:58:49 AM Sharysa
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* [[AvertedTrope Starkly averted]] in ''Literature/{{Moonflowers}}'' where it's a PLOT POINT that Hades is not only a decent guy, he's one of the first deities to help Alima Song and her parents, Ned and Lucy. He comes around because he's worried that Alima's grief for her parents has gone on for months without closure, then takes great offense when he finds out they AREN'T dead and she's been grieving for no reason. He initially thinks that TheWildHunt is fucking with them all as a sadistic "prank," and [[TheSacredDarkness nearly starts a speech about "the natural order."]] When he finds out TheWildHunt wants to all-out ''murder'' the Song family on Halloween/Samhain, he and Persephone ''immediately'' proceed to help out the Songs as much as possible. Ironically enough, the Wild Hunt's leader is the Horned Hunter, who is literally a [[AnthropomorphicPersonification force of nature--]]but he's being pointlessly cruel about it.

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* [[AvertedTrope Starkly averted]] in ''Literature/{{Moonflowers}}'' where it's a PLOT POINT that Hades is not only a decent guy, he's one of the first deities to help Alima out the Song and her parents, Ned and Lucy. family. He comes around because he's worried that Alima's grief for her missing parents has gone on for months without closure, then takes great offense when he finds out they AREN'T dead and she's been grieving for no reason.dead. He initially thinks that TheWildHunt is fucking with them all as a sadistic "prank," and [[TheSacredDarkness nearly starts a speech about "the natural order."]] When he finds out TheWildHunt wants to all-out ''murder'' murder the Song family on Halloween/Samhain, he and Persephone ''immediately'' proceed to help out the Songs as much as possible. Ironically enough, the Wild Hunt's leader is the Horned Hunter, who is literally a [[AnthropomorphicPersonification force of nature--]]but he's being pointlessly cruel about it.possible.
4th Mar '17 1:54:36 AM Sharysa
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* ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' seemingly both [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0737.html discusses and subverts]] this trope with a good deal of ShownTheirWork. [[spoiler:Though the arguments put forward are kind of ruined by the revelation that the character making them is a vampire whose god demands mortal sacrifices.]]

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* ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' seemingly both [[http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0737.html discusses and subverts]] this trope with a good deal of ShownTheirWork. [[spoiler:Though [[spoiler: Though the arguments put forward are kind of ruined by the revelation that the character making them is a vampire whose god demands mortal sacrifices.]]


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* [[AvertedTrope Starkly averted]] in ''Literature/{{Moonflowers}}'' where it's a PLOT POINT that Hades is not only a decent guy, he's one of the first deities to help Alima Song and her parents, Ned and Lucy. He comes around because he's worried that Alima's grief for her parents has gone on for months without closure, then takes great offense when he finds out they AREN'T dead and she's been grieving for no reason. He initially thinks that TheWildHunt is fucking with them all as a sadistic "prank," and [[TheSacredDarkness nearly starts a speech about "the natural order."]] When he finds out TheWildHunt wants to all-out ''murder'' the Song family on Halloween/Samhain, he and Persephone ''immediately'' proceed to help out the Songs as much as possible. Ironically enough, the Wild Hunt's leader is the Horned Hunter, who is literally a [[AnthropomorphicPersonification force of nature--]]but he's being pointlessly cruel about it.
28th Feb '17 3:05:20 AM AnotherDuck
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* Some mythologists actually theorize that Loki, the default BigBad of Myth/NorseMythology, got hit with this as soon as Vikings started embracing Christianity. Unfortunately, this was around the same time the Vikings started ''writing down their mythology.''
** His daughter Hel, who is actually the goddess of death, was probably another victim of this. Older myths tend to depict her as a serene guide to the other world for departed souls who had died from natural causes. Demonization of pagan deities by the Christians made her an hideous hag preparing an army of the dead for her father. And, similarly to Hades, can you guess where the word ''Hell'' comes from?
*** ''Baldrs Draumar'' pretty much shows her welcoming Baldr with a feast, and some have theorised that this is a surviving depiction of what Hel was like before demonisation. Older sources also don't speak of Helheim in particularly negative terms, implying that it wasn't that awful.

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* Myth/NorseMythology:
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Some mythologists actually theorize that Loki, the default BigBad of Myth/NorseMythology, the myths, got hit with this as soon as Vikings started embracing Christianity. Unfortunately, this was around the same time the Vikings started ''writing down their mythology.''
** His daughter Hel, who is actually the goddess of death, was probably another victim of this. Older myths tend to depict her as a serene guide to the other world for departed souls who had died from natural causes. Demonization of pagan deities by the Christians made her an hideous hag preparing an army of the dead for her father. And, similarly to Hades, can you guess where the word ''Hell'' comes from?
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from? ''Baldrs Draumar'' pretty much shows her welcoming Baldr with a feast, and some have theorised that this is a surviving depiction of what Hel was like before demonisation. Older sources also don't speak of Helheim in particularly negative terms, implying that it wasn't that awful.
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