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6th Dec '16 1:19:28 PM Nyame
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* ''FanFic/{{Sehnsucht}}'' plays with this in regards to main character Reiki Noriko and her best friend, Sawada Tsunayoshi (the main character of ''Manga/KatekyoHitmanReborn'') -- while Noriko is the one who brings in more people into their ever growing circle of friends, the reason they all stay is for Tsuna.
5th Dec '16 1:48:27 PM Kakai
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* ''Literature/{{Schooled}}'':Cap averts this, with his odd appearance making him the butt of every joke and the school's biggest loser. [[spoiler: Once he saves the bus driver with a stunt, suddenly everybody starts making tie dye shirts and practicing Tai Chi]].

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* ''Literature/{{Schooled}}'':Cap ''Literature/{{Schooled}}'': Cap averts this, with his odd appearance making him the butt of every joke and the school's biggest loser. [[spoiler: Once he saves the bus driver with a stunt, suddenly everybody starts making tie dye shirts and practicing Tai Chi]].Chi]].
* The Red Knight of ''Literature/TheTraitorSonCycle'' has an almost superhuman ability to make friends and command loyalty from people - it takes him less than six months for Morean soldiers to demand that he be placed on the throne, and at one point, Gavin notes that despite having only served alongside him a year, he already feels like he's been in their mercenary company since its inception.
4th Dec '16 9:50:00 AM Morgenthaler
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** So great is Shepard's ability to inspire complete UndyingLoyalty in such diverse groups of people that the BigBad of the ''Citadel'' DLC derisively refers to Shepard's team as "The Cult of Shepard". The entire theme of the DLC was essentially that as big of a {{Badass}} as Shepard is, it's this trope mixed with ThePowerOfFriendship s/he inspires that make him/her such a powerful figure.

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** So great is Shepard's ability to inspire complete UndyingLoyalty in such diverse groups of people that the BigBad of the ''Citadel'' DLC derisively refers to Shepard's team as "The Cult of Shepard". The entire theme of the DLC was essentially that as big of a {{Badass}} badass as Shepard is, it's this trope mixed with ThePowerOfFriendship s/he inspires that make him/her such a powerful figure.
22nd Nov '16 5:46:43 PM PaulA
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* Jim Eckert, Literature/TheDragonKnight, is surprised to find a band of TrueCompanions coalescing around him in ''The Dragon and the George''.

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* In ''Literature/TheDragonAndTheGeorge'', Jim Eckert, Literature/TheDragonKnight, Eckert is surprised to find a band of TrueCompanions coalescing around him in ''The Dragon and the George''.him.
2nd Nov '16 4:35:51 PM nombretomado
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* Lord Asriel and Marisa Coulter of ''HisDarkMaterials'' are both imbued with an uncanny ability to persuade people over to their side, to command and convince them to obey. Their daughter, Lyra, is nothing if not more so, as almost everyone who meets her takes an immediate liking to her and wants to help her.

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* Lord Asriel and Marisa Coulter of ''HisDarkMaterials'' ''Literature/HisDarkMaterials'' are both imbued with an uncanny ability to persuade people over to their side, to command and convince them to obey. Their daughter, Lyra, is nothing if not more so, as almost everyone who meets her takes an immediate liking to her and wants to help her.
31st Oct '16 10:17:34 AM siberia82
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* ''Film/XMenFilmSeries'': [[XMenFilmSeries/ProfessorCharlesFrancisXavier Professor X]] is exceptionally charismatic because he's gifted with the uncanny skill to influence people (without the use of his psychic ability) who hardly know him to risk their lives for him and/or uphold his philosophy against his enemies. In the time span of no more than a year (with some breaks, as Logan was digging around for his past at [[Film/X2XMenUnited Alkali Lake]], and later was "[[Film/XMenTheLastStand passing through]]"), Wolverine goes from mocking the Professor's paraplegia ("[[Film/XMen1 What do they call you, Wheels?]]") to being "[[Film/XMenTheLastStand tamed]]" by him. In ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', Charles is a very attentive and earnest coach who is able to shape the adolescent RagtagBunchOfMisfits that he has recruited into an effective paramilitary group within a short period of time, and his new team is strong enough to withstand the more experienced Hellfire Club. In ''Film/XMenApocalypse'', Cyclops, Quicksilver and Nightcrawler endanger themselves to rescue Xavier, whom they had only met once (or in the case of Kurt Wagner, he didn't even get the chance to talk to the Professor before the latter was captured), and they all elect to become full-fledged members of the X-Men.

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* ''Film/XMenFilmSeries'': [[XMenFilmSeries/ProfessorCharlesFrancisXavier [[Characters/XMenFilmSeriesProfessorCharlesXavier Professor X]] is exceptionally charismatic because he's gifted with the uncanny skill to influence people (without the use of his psychic ability) who hardly know him to risk their lives for him and/or uphold his philosophy against his enemies. In the time span of no more than a year (with some breaks, as Logan was digging around for his past at [[Film/X2XMenUnited Alkali Lake]], and later was "[[Film/XMenTheLastStand passing through]]"), Wolverine goes from mocking the Professor's paraplegia ("[[Film/XMen1 What do they call you, Wheels?]]") to being "[[Film/XMenTheLastStand tamed]]" by him. In ''Film/XMenFirstClass'', Charles is a very attentive and earnest coach who is able to shape the adolescent RagtagBunchOfMisfits that he has recruited into an effective paramilitary group within a short period of time, and his new team is strong enough to withstand the more experienced Hellfire Club. In ''Film/XMenApocalypse'', Cyclops, Quicksilver and Nightcrawler endanger themselves to rescue Xavier, whom they had only met once (or in the case of Kurt Wagner, he didn't even get the chance to talk to the Professor before the latter was captured), and they all elect to become full-fledged members of the X-Men.
27th Oct '16 11:17:51 AM Morgenthaler
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* An [[AntiHero anti-heroic]] example would be Robert Baratheon from ''ASongOfIceAndFire'', who is described as a charismatic charmer who can make friends of his enemies.

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* An [[AntiHero anti-heroic]] example would be Robert Baratheon from ''ASongOfIceAndFire'', ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'', who is described as a charismatic charmer who can make friends of his enemies.
20th Oct '16 1:18:09 PM MarkLungo
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** The trope is subverted occasionally, particularly in the disturbing episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E10Midnight "Midnight"]]. Though ironically the end of the episode provides a slight reconstruction, when the first person to turn on the Doctor is the ultimately one who sacrifices herself to save him.

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** The trope is subverted occasionally, particularly in the disturbing episode [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E10Midnight "Midnight"]]. Though ironically the end of the episode provides a slight reconstruction, when the first person to turn on the Doctor is the ultimately [[spoiler:the one who sacrifices herself to save him.him]].
17th Oct '16 11:02:46 PM Ramona122003
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** Getting them to [[HeelFaceTurn give up their evil ways]] isn't usually the problem. [[CantCatchUp Keeping them relevant for more than the next plot arc,]] on the other hand....
17th Oct '16 2:38:27 PM Morgenthaler
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* Both Churchill and Hitler were MagneticHeroes, in the eyes of their followers. Hitler was not heroic in any other sense. They had tens of millions of followers. Both managed to array great world powers behind them on the issue of the largest war in human history, based largely on the force of their personality and oratory. Hitler was a decorated soldier in WW1, Churchill fought as a soldier/reporter in the Sudan and Boer Wars.\\

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* Both Churchill and Hitler were MagneticHeroes, in the eyes of their followers. Hitler was not heroic in any other sense. They had tens of millions of followers. Both managed to array great world powers behind them on the issue of the largest war in human history, based largely on the force of their personality and oratory. Hitler was a decorated soldier in WW1, UsefulNotes/WW1, Churchill fought as a soldier/reporter in the Sudan and Boer Wars.\\
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