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28th Apr '17 8:22:33 PM _____________
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-->''Dr. Jonathan Crane, from Film/BatmanBegins''

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-->''Dr. -->Dr. Jonathan Crane, from Film/BatmanBegins''
''Film/BatmanBegins''
20th Apr '17 10:26:44 AM CosmicFerret
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* The killer in the ''LawAndOrder'' episode "Hubris." [=McCoy=] tells the jury that he's going to ask them to realize that this "nicely dressed, soft-spoken young man" is a murderer.

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* The killer in the ''LawAndOrder'' ''Series/LawAndOrder'' episode "Hubris." [=McCoy=] tells the jury that he's going to ask them to realize that this "nicely dressed, soft-spoken young man" is a murderer.
13th Apr '17 6:59:36 PM KillerClowns
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See also AffablyEvil, FauxAffablyEvil, DissonantSerenity, and CreepyMonotone and compare WickedCultured. Note that if and when they eventually drop this soft-spoken demeanor, then that's a surefire sign things are going to get worse. Contrast with EvilIsHammy.

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See also AffablyEvil, FauxAffablyEvil, DissonantSerenity, and CreepyMonotone and compare WickedCultured. Note that if and when they eventually drop this soft-spoken demeanor, then that's a surefire sign things are going to get worse. Contrast with EvilIsHammy.EvilIsHammy, though a ColdHam can cover both.
11th Mar '17 4:56:19 PM thatother1dude
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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' has [[spoiler: [[CloudCuckooLander Navy]], a Homeworld Gem]] who speaks only in a sort of half-whisper and makes a return in the episode ''Room For Ruby''. She has a lovely time hanging out with Steven, Lapis and Peridot, until she [[spoiler: takes them on a trip with the Roaming Eye and tricks Steven into opening the door, causing everyone but her to get ThrownOutTheAirlock. Even when she says she didn't just steal the ship when they weren't looking because she wanted to see the look on Steven's face when he realized he'd been tricked, her voice never raises above a soft, sweet whisper]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' has ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': [[spoiler: [[CloudCuckooLander Navy]], a Homeworld Gem]] who speaks only in a sort of half-whisper and makes a return in the episode ''Room For Ruby''.[[CuteAndPsycho doesn't seem at all intimidiating]]. She has a lovely time hanging out with Steven, Lapis and Peridot, until she [[spoiler: takes them on a trip with the Roaming Eye and tricks Steven into opening the door, causing everyone but her to get ThrownOutTheAirlock. Even when she says she didn't just steal brought them onto the ship (instead of just stealing it when they weren't looking because she wanted no one was looking) to see the look on Steven's face when he realized he'd been tricked, her voice never raises above a soft, sweet whisper]].
11th Mar '17 5:46:47 AM Siempie
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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'' has [[spoiler: [[CloudCuckooLander Navy]], a Homeworld Gem]] who speaks only in a sort of half-whisper and makes a return in the episode ''Room For Ruby''. She has a lovely time hanging out with Steven, Lapis and Peridot, until she [[spoiler: takes them on a trip with the Roaming Eye and tricks Steven into opening the door, causing everyone but her to get ThrownOutTheAirlock. Even when she says she didn't just steal the ship when they weren't looking because she wanted to see the look on Steven's face when he realized he'd been tricked, her voice never raises above a soft, sweet whisper]].
3rd Mar '17 8:43:23 AM gb00393
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* Roose Bolton from ''Series/GameOfThrones''. [[EstablishingCharacterMoment In his very first scene]], he advocates torturing prisoners for information as if it's the only logical course of action, even while acknowledging that few if any of them will have any useful intelligence. [[spoiler:He also [[MoralEventHorizon betrays Robb at the Red Wedding]]]].
** And then there's [[spoiler:his [[BastardBastard bastard son Ramsay]]]]. In every sense of the word.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': The Bolton family use a flayed man as their sigil and have a legendary reputation for torture. Roose Bolton from ''Series/GameOfThrones''. is as calm and courteous a lord as Westeros can offer, but [[EstablishingCharacterMoment In in his very first scene]], he advocates torturing prisoners for information as if it's the only logical course of action, even while acknowledging that few if any of them will have any useful intelligence. [[spoiler:He also [[MoralEventHorizon betrays Robb at the Red Wedding]]]].
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Wedding]]]]. And then there's [[spoiler:his [[BastardBastard bastard son Ramsay]]]]. In every sense of the word.
1st Mar '17 4:21:50 AM LegitimateIdiot
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* Pythor in ''{{Ninjago}}'' certainly counts. Until he gets angry at least.

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* Pythor in ''{{Ninjago}}'' ''WesternAnimation/{{Ninjago}}'' certainly counts. Until counts since it's a part of his AffablyEvil image. [[FauxAffablyEvil Unless he gets angry at least.angry.]]
28th Feb '17 7:43:13 PM nombretomado
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-->''Dr. Jonathan Crane, from BatmanBegins''

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-->''Dr. Jonathan Crane, from BatmanBegins''
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* Kyubey in ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' was voiced by [[Creator/EmiriKatou the same woman]] as [[LuckyStar Kagami Hiiragi]] and [[LightNovel/BakeMonogatari Matoi Hachikuji]] and shares their high, thin voices, and seems to be like another cutesy MagicalGirl series mascot. [[spoiler:[[CosmicHorrorStory This is not]] [[BlueAndOrangeMorality the case]].]]

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* Kyubey in ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' was voiced by [[Creator/EmiriKatou the same woman]] as [[LuckyStar [[Manga/LuckyStar Kagami Hiiragi]] and [[LightNovel/BakeMonogatari Matoi Hachikuji]] and shares their high, thin voices, and seems to be like another cutesy MagicalGirl series mascot. [[spoiler:[[CosmicHorrorStory This is not]] [[BlueAndOrangeMorality the case]].]]
6th Feb '17 8:12:39 PM karstovich2
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* Lord Roose Bolton from ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' might be the ultimate example of this trope - mild-mannered, courteous, and speaks so softly that others have to listen closely to hear anything he says. He's as cold-blooded a lord as the Seven Kingdoms can offer. His family uses a flayed man as their sigil and has a legendary reputation for torture. Although unlike his AxCrazy and StupidEvil son Ramsay, Roose isn't [[ObviouslyEvil blatantly obvious]] about his sadism, and cultivates a VillainWithGoodPublicity image.

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* Lord Roose Bolton from ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'' might be the ultimate example of this trope - mild-mannered, courteous, and speaks so softly that others have to listen closely to hear anything he says. He's as cold-blooded a lord as the Seven Kingdoms can offer. His family uses a flayed man as their sigil and has a legendary reputation for torture. Although unlike his AxCrazy and StupidEvil son Ramsay, Roose isn't [[ObviouslyEvil blatantly obvious]] about his sadism, and cultivates a VillainWithGoodPublicity image.image (besides the whole "[[FlayedAlive flaying people]]" thing, but that's a family tradition; it's the Bolton sigil).
3rd Jan '17 7:32:41 PM Eievie
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Not every villain has to sound like one. Perhaps, instead of having a [[EvilSoundsRaspy malevolent rasp]], a [[GigglingVillain gloating shrill]], or a [[EvilSoundsDeep booming baritone]], the villain's voice is instead light and low. They don't yell or intimidate, and might not even be impolite--instead, they speak with a soft tone that seems unassuming, meek, or even kind, with a soft chuckle and a sort of warm energy...hiding the menace within. The end result is something dissonant and creepy, a monster who might describe just how horribly he's going to mangle you, while speaking in a voice that's anything but monstrous.

Keep in mind this doesn't always mean the character in question is a {{Sadist}}.

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Not every villain has to sound like one. Perhaps, instead of having a [[EvilSoundsRaspy malevolent rasp]], a [[GigglingVillain gloating shrill]], or a [[EvilSoundsDeep booming baritone]], the villain's voice is instead light and low. They don't yell or intimidate, and might not even be impolite--instead, they speak with a soft tone that seems unassuming, meek, or even kind, with a soft chuckle and a sort of warm energy... hiding the menace within. The end result is something dissonant and creepy, a monster who might describe just how horribly he's going to mangle you, while speaking in a voice that's anything but monstrous.

Keep in mind this doesn't always mean the character in question is a {{Sadist}}.
{{Sadist}}--it's just AddedAlliterativeAppeal.



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