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28th Mar '17 3:00:32 PM WaxingName
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* Ursa, Zuko and Azula's MissingMom, from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''. She's of no small importance to the plot, given that she [[spoiler: killed Azulon to save Zuko's life]], but her only scenes are in Zuko's flashbacks and [[spoiler: Azula's hallucinations]]. Fans have a field day discussing how accurate either of those are and what she was actually like. It doesn't help that the lack of a family reunion is the series' biggest unresolved plot thread. She was eventually expanded upon in the comics released post-series.

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* Ursa, Zuko and Azula's MissingMom, from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''. She's of no small importance to the plot, given that she [[spoiler: killed Azulon to save Zuko's life]], but her only scenes are in Zuko's flashbacks and [[spoiler: Azula's hallucinations]]. Fans have a field day discussing how accurate either of those are and what she was actually like. It doesn't help that the lack of a family reunion is the series' biggest unresolved plot thread. She was eventually expanded upon in the comics released post-series.post-series, though not without significant controversy.
17th Mar '17 7:03:00 PM nombretomado
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* The {{Nasuverse}} has several characters [[AllThereInTheManual only mentioned in backstory]] that aren't very well described. Thus when these characters are used in fanworks, the trope is present. Perhaps the biggest example is Altrouge Brunestud, Arcueid's sister. We don't even know what she ''looks'' like (beyond [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld that she looks like a fourteen year old girl]]), but that doesn't stop the fanart.

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* The {{Nasuverse}} {{Franchise/Nasuverse}} has several characters [[AllThereInTheManual only mentioned in backstory]] that aren't very well described. Thus when these characters are used in fanworks, the trope is present. Perhaps the biggest example is Altrouge Brunestud, Arcueid's sister. We don't even know what she ''looks'' like (beyond [[ReallySevenHundredYearsOld that she looks like a fourteen year old girl]]), but that doesn't stop the fanart.
14th Mar '17 12:38:38 PM KamenRiderOokalf
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* Whenever Tiida Lanster, Quint Nakajima, Alicia Testarossa, or Olivie Segbrecht- aka the Sankt Kaiser- shows up in a ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' fanfic they'll probably be this, since they were {{Posthumous Character}}s in canon.

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* Whenever Tiida Lanster, Quint Nakajima, Alicia Testarossa, or Olivie Segbrecht- aka the Sankt Kaiser- shows up in a ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'' ''Franchise/LyricalNanoha'' fanfic they'll probably be this, since they were {{Posthumous Character}}s in canon.
11th Feb '17 3:44:28 PM Storygirl000
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** Then there's Wes Weston, a background character who only appeared in "Shades of Gray", who was given a name, personality, and backstory by the Phandom. He is now considered the Phandom's group [[OriginalCharacter OC.]]
10th Feb '17 10:27:37 PM ThorfinnRowle
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** Theodore Nott is almost as popular as Blaise. He is usually portrayed as a somewhat good version of Draco Malfoy, or a bookworm loner.

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** Theodore Nott is almost as popular as Blaise. He is usually portrayed as a somewhat good version of Draco Malfoy, or a bookworm loner. It was also once somewhat popular to make Nott a worse version or Draco Malfoy, almost a Tom Riddle 2.0.
29th Jan '17 10:49:18 AM UrthWyrm
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* Fans of the ''Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse'' version of Loki frequently import Sigyn from the comics and/or mythology to have someone with a seemingly legitimate romantic stake on Loki. Because Sigyn has never actually appeared in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse, fans are pretty free to make her anything they want her to be. Results range from genuinely good characters to shallow [[SatelliteLoveInterest satellite love interests]].

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* ''Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse''
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Fans of the ''Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse'' MCU version of Loki frequently import Sigyn from the comics and/or mythology to have someone with a seemingly legitimate romantic stake on Loki. Because Sigyn has never actually appeared in the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse, fans are pretty free to make her anything they want her to be. Results range from genuinely good characters to shallow [[SatelliteLoveInterest satellite love interests]].interests]].
** Darcy Lewis, a minor character from the ''{{Film/Thor}}'' movies often gets several fanfics and headcanons centered on her.
9th Jan '17 4:54:53 PM MasterParadox
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* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' has [[spoiler: [[DummiedOut W.D. (Presumably WingDings) Gaster]], whom we know almost nothing of, giving a lot of clay to mold.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' has [[spoiler: [[DummiedOut W.D. (Presumably WingDings) Gaster]], Gaster]]]], whom we know almost nothing of, giving a lot of clay to mold.
9th Jan '17 4:54:30 PM MasterParadox
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* ''VideoGame/Undertale'' has W.D. (Presumably WingDings) Gaster, whom we know nothing of, giving a lot of clay to mold

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* ''VideoGame/Undertale'' ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'' has [[spoiler: [[DummiedOut W.D. (Presumably WingDings) Gaster, Gaster]], whom we know almost nothing of, giving a lot of clay to moldmold.
** Similarly, we know very little of the owners of the six colored human souls. Their weapons and armor can be picked up throughout the game, but this is all that we have in regards to discerning their personalities.
7th Jan '17 9:54:05 AM nombretomado
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** ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3'' has a whole group of these in the form of the Cobra Unit. [[Webcomic/TheCobraDays Several fan writers/artists]] [[FanFic/TheJoyOfBattle have done their]] [[TheLastDaysOfFoxhound takes on the Cobra Unit]] who, in the game, have a total of about three minutes on screen outside of the battles with them. They are one of the most popular topics of MGS fanfic, especially among female writers.

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** ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3'' has a whole group of these in the form of the Cobra Unit. [[Webcomic/TheCobraDays Several fan writers/artists]] [[FanFic/TheJoyOfBattle have done their]] [[TheLastDaysOfFoxhound [[Webcomic/TheLastDaysOfFoxhound takes on the Cobra Unit]] who, in the game, have a total of about three minutes on screen outside of the battles with them. They are one of the most popular topics of MGS fanfic, especially among female writers.
2nd Jan '17 9:51:00 PM JoeMerl
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** At the time of this writing, Marlene [=McKinnon=] has [[http://www.fanfiction.net/book/Harry-Potter/3/0/0/1/0/2228/0/0/0/1/0/ 1,200+ stories]] on Fanfiction.net. Who is Marlene [=McKinnon=]? An Order member who [[PosthumousCharacter died in the First War]], along with her family; [[DeceasedParentsAreTheBest Lily]] mentions having cried all night when she heard about her death. That's basically all we know about her, but fans have (somewhat reasonably) extrapolated that Marlene and Lily may have been friends, and (less reasonably) concluded that Marlene was [[EnsembleDarkhorse Sirius]]' girlfriend/wife/etc., which is where most of her popularity comes from.
** Similarly to Marlene, Mary [=MacDonald=] gets this treatment. All we know is that she was a Hogwarts student during the Marauder Era, so fans often have her and Lily as friends.
** Severus Snape's Hogwarts friends often get this treatment in Marauders or young Snape fanfics. It helps that we are given names for them: Evan Rosier, Avery, Mulciber, Wilkes, Rabastan and Rodolphus Lestrange. Regulus Black as well to a lesser extent.

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** At the time of this writing, Marlene [=McKinnon=] has [[http://www.fanfiction.net/book/Harry-Potter/3/0/0/1/0/2228/0/0/0/1/0/ 1,200+ 1,400+ stories]] on Fanfiction.net. Who is Marlene [=McKinnon=]? An Order member who [[PosthumousCharacter died in the First War]], along with her family; [[DeceasedParentsAreTheBest Lily]] mentions having cried all night when she heard about her death. That's basically all we know about her, but fans have (somewhat reasonably) extrapolated that Marlene and Lily may have been friends, and (less reasonably) concluded that Marlene was [[EnsembleDarkhorse Sirius]]' girlfriend/wife/etc., which is where most of her popularity comes from.
** Similarly to Marlene, Marlene is Mary [=MacDonald=] gets this treatment. [=MacDonald=]. All we know is that she was a Hogwarts student during the Marauder Era, so fans often have her apparently a Gryffindor, and Lily on speaking terms with Lily, so she works as friends.
another friend of hers.
** Severus Snape's Hogwarts friends often get this treatment in Marauders or young Snape fanfics. It helps that we are given names for them: Evan Rosier, Avery, Mulciber, Wilkes, Rabastan and Rodolphus Lestrange. Regulus Black as well to may also count, though in the final book he gets a lesser extent.fair bit of fleshing out [[PosthumousCharacter despite being dead]].



%%** Professor Aurora Sinistra.

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%%** ** Professor Aurora Sinistra.Sinistra. She teaches Astronomy, and since nothing plot-important really happens there until book 5, she didn't even have a clear gender until that time.



* ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'': The original "pilot" short for the series had a version of Adrien Agreste that was much different from the one of the original series (apparently an aloof "bad boy"-type that [[AllGirlsLikeBadBoys Marinette's smitten with]] and, as Chat Noir, was flirty with her (although for ulterior motives)). At some point in the remaking of the concept to an all-ages 3D cartoon, the writing team decided to give Adrien a redesign and make him a genuine NiceGuy (in a strict defiance of the aforementioned AllGirlsLikeBadBoys and also ICanChangeMyBeloved--the creator decided that it would give girls a pretty crappy example to follow), and now having declared their complete dislike of the original Adrien, he will most probably remain on the cutting floor even on the future Anime version. Fans jumped on to him, given him the FanNickname "Felix", and many fanfics have him as Adrien Agreste's AloofBigBrother (or aloof ''twin'') and the DeliberatelyBadExample version of Chat Noir (sometimes Adrien's predecessor on the role, sometimes sharing the role part-time with him--nevertheless, he has less chemistry with Marinette than Adrien does). The original "pilot" design for Marinette is also sometimes given the name "Bridgette" and has adventures alongside the rest of the cast, either being Marinette's sister or a cousin.

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* ''WesternAnimation/MiraculousLadybug'': The original "pilot" short for the series had a version of Adrien Agreste that was much different from the one of the original series (apparently an aloof "bad boy"-type that [[AllGirlsLikeBadBoys Marinette's smitten with]] and, character named Félix (or Felix) as Chat Noir, was flirty with her (although for ulterior motives)). At some point in the remaking of the concept to an all-ages 3D cartoon, the writing team decided to give Adrien a redesign and make him a genuine NiceGuy (in a strict defiance of the aforementioned AllGirlsLikeBadBoys and also ICanChangeMyBeloved--the creator decided that it would give girls a pretty crappy example to follow), and now having declared their complete dislike of the original Noir; though he superficially resembles Adrien, including having a [[TwoPersonLoveTriangle Two Person Love Square]] with Marinette, he will most probably remain on the cutting floor even on the future Anime version. Fans jumped on to him, given was very aloof and unfriendly. WordOfGod says he wasn't working, so they scrapped him the FanNickname "Felix", and many fanfics have him as made Adrien Agreste's instead. In fanfic, however, don't be surprised if Félix shows up as Adrien's AloofBigBrother (or aloof ''twin'') and or twin, who may have been the DeliberatelyBadExample version of previous Chat Noir (sometimes Adrien's predecessor on the role, sometimes sharing the role part-time or currently be splitting duties with him--nevertheless, he has less chemistry with Marinette than Adrien does). The original "pilot" him.
** Similarly, the slightly-different
design for of Marinette is also sometimes given the name "Bridgette" and has adventures alongside the rest of the cast, either being [[DecompositeCharacter made into a whole new person]] named Bridgitte, who may be Marinette's sister or a cousin.cousin.
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