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21st Jun '17 4:03:31 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** Then came the [[OutsideContextProblem Tyranids]]. In their very first attack, they crippled the most well respected Space Marines in the galaxy. In their second, it took both the Eldar AND Humanity working together just to gain a PyrrhicVictory over them. And their third assault STILL hasn't been stopped, [[GodzillaThreshold despite the sacrifice of billions upon billions of humans]]. Every time a Hive Fleet has appeared, the races of the galaxy have had to cross the GodzillaThreshold in order to stop it. EVERY Hive Fleet is treated as an apocalyptic event for the galaxy and these are just the ''[[UpToEleven scouting fleets]]'', the main force isn't even here yet. While every other Race has spent millenia fighting over one galaxy, the Tyranids are implied to have consumed MULTIPLE. This is just their next meal.
*** What makes it worse? The above [[KnightOfCerebus Knights of Cerebus]] are [[HorrifyingTheHorror SCARED]] of the Tyranids. Because they have the power to completely block out The Warp. And the Tyranids are implied to be ''running away'' from something [[AlwaysABiggerFish EVEN WORSE.]]

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** Then came the [[OutsideContextProblem Tyranids]]. In their very first attack, they crippled the most well respected Space Marines in the galaxy. In their second, it took both the Eldar AND Humanity working together just to gain a PyrrhicVictory over them. And their third assault STILL hasn't been stopped, [[GodzillaThreshold despite the sacrifice of billions upon billions of humans]]. Every time a Hive Fleet has appeared, the races of the galaxy have had to cross the GodzillaThreshold in order to stop it. EVERY Hive Fleet is treated as an apocalyptic event for the galaxy and these are just the ''[[UpToEleven scouting fleets]]'', the main force isn't even here yet. While every other Race has spent millenia fighting over one galaxy, the Tyranids are implied to have consumed MULTIPLE. This is just their next meal.
*** What makes it worse?
meal. The above [[KnightOfCerebus Knights of Cerebus]] Chaos Gods are [[HorrifyingTheHorror SCARED]] of the Tyranids. Because they have the power to completely block out The Warp. And the Tyranids are implied to be ''running away'' from something [[AlwaysABiggerFish EVEN WORSE.]]WORSE]].
15th Jun '17 6:13:01 PM CyberTiger88
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A Knight of Cerebus is very likely to be an [[ProfessionalKiller assassin]] [[LaserGuidedTykebomb trained for killing]], or even a blatant HeroKiller who poses an actual threat, but also runs the risk of becoming a VillainSue. They also tend to be the trigger of TheWorfEffect against the hero. Arguably a subtrope of ThresholdGuardians. See also DeadSerious, NotSoHarmlessVillain when a normally ridiculous villain toys with this. The show may ShooOutTheClowns first. Often, this results in a case of VileVillainSaccharineShow. When this kicks off CerebusSyndrome, his or her arrival is a GutPunch. Sometimes, this type of character, if bad enough, can be a CompleteMonster if they have no redeeming traits and do terrible things by the standards of history in an initially more lighthearted series.

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A Knight of Cerebus is very likely to be an [[ProfessionalKiller assassin]] [[LaserGuidedTykebomb trained for killing]], or even a blatant HeroKiller who poses an actual threat, but also runs the risk of becoming a VillainSue.an InvincibleVillain. They also tend to be the trigger of TheWorfEffect against the hero. Arguably a subtrope of ThresholdGuardians. See also DeadSerious, NotSoHarmlessVillain when a normally ridiculous villain toys with this. The show may ShooOutTheClowns first. Often, this results in a case of VileVillainSaccharineShow. When this kicks off CerebusSyndrome, his or her arrival is a GutPunch. Sometimes, this type of character, if bad enough, can be a CompleteMonster if they have no redeeming traits and do terrible things by the standards of history in an initially more lighthearted series.
30th May '17 7:29:51 PM Andyxdr
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* In theory, anyone can become this to other people. Whether it's [[InvertedTrope inverted]] or, unfortunately, [[PlayedStraight played straight]]. It depends on how said person affects others lives.
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29th May '17 9:27:36 AM marcoasalazarm
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* Mortimer's twisted brother Jonathan, being a ruthlessly sadistic sociopath with very little and dry humour, feels like belonging more to a crime-thriller kind of story than even the lighthearted BlackComedy that is ''Main/ArsenicAndOldLace''.

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* Mortimer's twisted brother Jonathan, being a ruthlessly sadistic sociopath with a short temper and very little and dry (and quite dry) humour, feels like belonging more to a crime-thriller kind of story than even the lighthearted BlackComedy that is ''Main/ArsenicAndOldLace''.
29th May '17 7:05:26 AM Shadowgazer
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* Mortimer's twisted brother Jonathan, being a ruthlessly sadistic sociopath with very little and dry humour, feels like belonging more to a crime-thriller kind of story than even the lighthearted BlackComedy that is ''Main/ArsenicAndOldLace''.
26th May '17 11:42:45 AM Shadowgazer
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This villain's arrival is usually heralded by a sudden downturn in humor (although if the villain in question is [[LaughablyEvil amusing in their own right]], expect it to turn into BlackComedy), to show the audience this guy means business. In other words, a catalyst for a drastic change in mood toward the dark and dramatic.There are examples of characters who take the story to darker territory without being villainous in the slightest, but this trope is reserved for evil creatures.

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This villain's arrival is usually heralded by a sudden downturn in humor (although if the villain in question is [[LaughablyEvil amusing in their own right]], expect it to turn into BlackComedy), to show the audience this guy means business. In other words, a catalyst for a drastic change in mood toward the dark and dramatic.There are examples of characters who take the story to darker territory without being villainous in the slightest, but this trope is reserved for evil creatures.
creatures. Grim-dark shows and stories that take place in a CrapsackWorld are much less susceptible to this kind of influence since it is really hard to stand out as the darkest when everyone is really dark, but even they have exceptions when the character in question is on an entirely different level of terrifying and competent. This isn't only about the character himself, it is also about his relation to the setting.



A Knight of Cerebus is very likely to be an [[ProfessionalKiller assassin]] [[LaserGuidedTykebomb trained for killing]], or even a blatant HeroKiller who poses an actual threat, but also runs the risk of becoming a VillainSue. They also tend to be the trigger of TheWorfEffect against the hero. Arguably a subtrope of ThresholdGuardians. See also DeadSerious, NotSoHarmlessVillain. The show may ShooOutTheClowns first. Often, this results in a case of VileVillainSaccharineShow, though even dark stories with villains who can be occasionally scary get those, if the character in question is on an entirely different level of terrifying. When this kicks off CerebusSyndrome, his or her arrival is a GutPunch. Sometimes, this type of character, if bad enough, can be a CompleteMonster if they have no redeeming traits and do terrible things by the standards of history in an initially more lighthearted series.

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A Knight of Cerebus is very likely to be an [[ProfessionalKiller assassin]] [[LaserGuidedTykebomb trained for killing]], or even a blatant HeroKiller who poses an actual threat, but also runs the risk of becoming a VillainSue. They also tend to be the trigger of TheWorfEffect against the hero. Arguably a subtrope of ThresholdGuardians. See also DeadSerious, NotSoHarmlessVillain.NotSoHarmlessVillain when a normally ridiculous villain toys with this. The show may ShooOutTheClowns first. Often, this results in a case of VileVillainSaccharineShow, though even dark stories with villains who can be occasionally scary get those, if the character in question is on an entirely different level of terrifying.VileVillainSaccharineShow. When this kicks off CerebusSyndrome, his or her arrival is a GutPunch. Sometimes, this type of character, if bad enough, can be a CompleteMonster if they have no redeeming traits and do terrible things by the standards of history in an initially more lighthearted series.
22nd Apr '17 5:27:44 PM AthenaBlue
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A Knight of Cerebus is very likely to be an [[ProfessionalKiller assassin]] [[LaserGuidedTykebomb trained for killing]], or even a blatant HeroKiller who posed actual threat, but also runs the risk of becoming a VillainSue. They also tend to be the trigger of TheWorfEffect against the hero. Arguably a subtrope of ThresholdGuardians. See also DeadSerious, NotSoHarmlessVillain. The show may ShooOutTheClowns first. Often, this results in a case of VileVillainSaccharineShow, though even dark stories with villains who can be occasionally scary get those, if the character in question is on an entirely different level of terrifying. When this kicks off CerebusSyndrome, his or her arrival is a GutPunch. Sometimes, this type of character, if bad enough, can be a CompleteMonster if they have no redeeming traits and do terrible things by the standards of history in an initially more lighthearted series.

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A Knight of Cerebus is very likely to be an [[ProfessionalKiller assassin]] [[LaserGuidedTykebomb trained for killing]], or even a blatant HeroKiller who posed poses an actual threat, but also runs the risk of becoming a VillainSue. They also tend to be the trigger of TheWorfEffect against the hero. Arguably a subtrope of ThresholdGuardians. See also DeadSerious, NotSoHarmlessVillain. The show may ShooOutTheClowns first. Often, this results in a case of VileVillainSaccharineShow, though even dark stories with villains who can be occasionally scary get those, if the character in question is on an entirely different level of terrifying. When this kicks off CerebusSyndrome, his or her arrival is a GutPunch. Sometimes, this type of character, if bad enough, can be a CompleteMonster if they have no redeeming traits and do terrible things by the standards of history in an initially more lighthearted series.
22nd Apr '17 4:06:44 AM Shadowgazer
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In order to [[CerebusSyndrome add more drama to a series which has been, up until that moment, lighthearted and comedic in nature,]] a villain (or antagonist of some sort) is introduced and is portrayed as a genuine threat, in contrast to the [[HarmlessVillain bumbling and comedic villains]] the heroes have faced before.

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In order to [[CerebusSyndrome add more drama to a series which has been, up until that moment, lighthearted and comedic in nature,]] a villain (or antagonist of some sort) is introduced and is portrayed as a genuine threat, in contrast to the [[HarmlessVillain bumbling bumbling]] and [[IneffectualSympatheticVillain comedic villains]] the heroes have faced before.



A Knight of Cerebus is very likely to be an [[ProfessionalKiller assassin]] [[LaserGuidedTykebomb trained for killing]], or even a blatant HeroKiller who posed actual threat, but also runs the risk of becoming a VillainSue. They also tend to be the trigger of TheWorfEffect against the hero. Arguably a subtrope of ThresholdGuardians. See also DeadSerious, NotSoHarmlessVillain. The show may ShooOutTheClowns first. Often, this results in a case of VileVillainSaccharineShow. When this kicks off CerebusSyndrome, his or her arrival is a GutPunch. Sometimes, this type of character, if bad enough, can be a CompleteMonster if they have no redeeming traits and do terrible things by the standards of history in an initially more lighthearted series.

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A Knight of Cerebus is very likely to be an [[ProfessionalKiller assassin]] [[LaserGuidedTykebomb trained for killing]], or even a blatant HeroKiller who posed actual threat, but also runs the risk of becoming a VillainSue. They also tend to be the trigger of TheWorfEffect against the hero. Arguably a subtrope of ThresholdGuardians. See also DeadSerious, NotSoHarmlessVillain. The show may ShooOutTheClowns first. Often, this results in a case of VileVillainSaccharineShow.VileVillainSaccharineShow, though even dark stories with villains who can be occasionally scary get those, if the character in question is on an entirely different level of terrifying. When this kicks off CerebusSyndrome, his or her arrival is a GutPunch. Sometimes, this type of character, if bad enough, can be a CompleteMonster if they have no redeeming traits and do terrible things by the standards of history in an initially more lighthearted series.
4th Apr '17 9:20:50 PM Theriocephalus
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->''"That was a very abstract, almost avant-garde episode with Q and what he was trying to prove with the ''Enterprise'', telling Picard to be aware because [[OutsideContextProblem there are some bad-asses out there that you're not prepared for no matter what you think.]] This is just a lesson to you to keep your eyes and ears open because there are things out there that you don't understand, and here's an example."''

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->''"That was a very abstract, almost avant-garde episode with Q and what he was trying to prove with the ''Enterprise'', telling Picard to be aware because [[OutsideContextProblem there are some bad-asses out there that you're not prepared for no matter what you think.]] think. This is just a lesson to you to keep your eyes and ears open because there are things out there that you don't understand, and here's an example."''
26th Mar '17 5:06:58 PM BurgerLord
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* In theory, anyone can become this to other people. Whether it's [[InvertedTrope inverted]] or, unfortunately, [[PlayedStraight played straight]]. It depends on how said person affects others lives.
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