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3rd Feb '17 6:46:09 AM LadyJaneGrey
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* SuddenPrincipledStand\\
A character watches his associates and superiors slip further into evil and darkness until finally, decides he's had enough.
22nd Jan '17 6:25:44 PM ectostar
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An alignment change can be one of the ways in which the resurrected character is now "wrong."

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An alignment change can be one of the ways in which the resurrected character is now "wrong.""wrong".



The gentle, sweet, and kind Alice begins a slow creep toward the dark side, losing what made her appealing in the process.

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The gentle, sweet, and kind Alice character begins a slow creep toward the dark side, losing what made her them appealing in the process.



Bob abandons his ethics because he has lost all hope.

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Bob A character abandons his their ethics because he has they've lost all hope.



Alice crosses the DespairEventHorizon after learning that her religious beliefs are false or mistaken.

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Alice A character crosses the DespairEventHorizon after learning that her their religious beliefs are false or mistaken.



Alice does evil deeds because someone or something else is giving her no other choice.

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Alice A character does evil deeds because someone or something else is giving her them no other choice.



Bob [[ThouShaltNotKill will not kill]] his enemies because that would make him a killer too.

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Bob A character [[ThouShaltNotKill will not kill]] his their enemies because that would make him them a killer too.



Bob refuses to get back at a bully or a {{Jerkass}} because that would make him no better than they are.

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Bob A character refuses to get back at a bully or a {{Jerkass}} because that would make him them no better than they are.the bullies or jerkass.



Nothing throws off Bob's moral compass like the existence of another person for whom he would do ''anything'' (related tropes are LoveMakesYouCrazy and GreenEyedMonster).

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Nothing throws off Bob's a character's moral compass like the existence of another person for whom he they would do ''anything'' ''anything''. (related tropes are LoveMakesYouCrazy and GreenEyedMonster).



The moment when Alice loses the audience's sympathy forever by doing something unforgivably evil.

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The moment when Alice a character loses the audience's sympathy forever by doing something unforgivably evil.



Bob did something evil because of {{Brainwashing}} but he also did it willingly, if only slightly.

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Bob A character did something evil because of {{Brainwashing}} but he they also did it willingly, if only slightly.



Bob did something evil because of "{{Brainwashing}}," but then we find out he was acting on his own free will the entire time.

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Bob A character did something evil because of "{{Brainwashing}}," "{{Brainwashing}}", but then we find out he was they were acting on his their own free will the entire time.



When Bob's morally shady friends influence him to lower his own moral standards.

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When Bob's a character's morally shady friends influence him them to lower his their own moral standards.



Forced to abandon your friend Alice? Now the BigBad has twisted her into his [[TheDragon Dragon]].

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Forced to abandon your friend Alice? friend? Now the BigBad has twisted her them into his [[TheDragon Dragon]].



Where a villain gets revenge on Bob by making his loved ones evil, insane, and/or under her control.

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Where a villain gets revenge on Bob a character by making his their loved ones evil, insane, and/or under her the villain's control.



Treat Bob like a villain long enough and he'll decide he might as well become one.

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Treat Bob a character like a villain long enough and he'll they'll decide he they might as well become one.



The story calls [[TheHero Bob]] out for doing something morally shady. Unless he heeds the warning and immediately takes steps to correct his behavior, this is often the first step towards a full FaceHeelTurn.

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The story calls the [[TheHero Bob]] heroic protagonist]] out for doing something morally shady. Unless he they heeds the warning and immediately takes steps to correct his their behavior, this is often the first step towards a full FaceHeelTurn.



Alice gains enormous power at the cost of her sanity, which usually means the loss of her morality too.

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Alice A character gains enormous power at the cost of her their sanity, which usually means the loss of her their morality too.



Bob has noble goals but takes ignoble actions to accomplish them.

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Bob A character has noble goals but takes ignoble actions to accomplish them.



Alice gains vast power and then develops a correspondingly large sense of obligation to use it for good.

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Alice A character gains vast power and then develops a correspondingly large sense of obligation to use it for good.



When Alice defects from Team Evil because she no longer finds it satisfying.

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When Alice a character defects from Team Evil because she they no longer finds find it satisfying.



Bob's past misdeeds have all been forgiven and forgotten. Will he decide now is the time to leave his old life and start over as a good person?

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Bob's A character's past misdeeds have all been forgiven and forgotten. Will he they decide now is the time to leave his their old life and start over as a good person?
17th Jan '17 3:19:35 PM MitchellProductions
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Becoming pessimistic can result in TheHero becoming an AntiHero, or having a full-on FaceHeelTurn. Vice-versa with the villains.

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Becoming TheHero becoming pessimistic can result in TheHero becoming an AntiHero, or having a full-on FaceHeelTurn. Vice-versa with the villains.
17th Jan '17 3:18:26 PM MitchellProductions
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* CorruptChurch \\
A once SaintlyChurch becomes bad.


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* TookALevelInCynic \\
Becoming pessimistic can result in TheHero becoming an AntiHero, or having a full-on FaceHeelTurn. Vice-versa with the villains.
1st Jan '17 8:43:16 PM DoctorCooper
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[[AC: Specific Aversions/Subversions]] where an [[HeelFaceIndex alignment shift]] ''should'' occur but [[StatusQuoIsGod does not]].

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[[AC: Specific Aversions/Subversions]] where an [[HeelFaceIndex alignment shift]] shift ''should'' occur but [[StatusQuoIsGod does not]].
29th Dec '16 11:11:46 AM crazysamaritan
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* AuthorsSavingThrow\\
The author steps in to correct a bit of character development. (This can go either way, but evil to good is more common).
23rd Dec '16 7:20:01 AM Morgenthaler
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A comedic, ineffectual villain becomes a {{Badass}} once they start fighting for good.

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A comedic, ineffectual villain becomes a {{Badass}} badass once they start fighting for good.
16th Dec '16 8:10:46 AM MitchellProductions
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* CreateYourOwnVillain \\
TheHero was liable for a character becoming evil.
4th Nov '16 5:17:47 AM MitchellProductions
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* EasyEvangelism\\
A character easily converts to a different side.
13th Jul '16 8:40:32 AM GregPagano
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* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight\\
A heroic character listens to what his/her/its heart tells him/her/it as the morally right decision in order to defect bureaucratic laws.
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