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9th Aug '16 10:09:35 AM HighCrate
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TheChampion may be The Dragon if they follow the BigBad, or may play a similar role to a straight Dragon for a nonvillainous character. See also: TheManBehindTheMan, HypercompetentSidekick, PsychoForHire, TheConsigliere. Other {{Good Counterpart}}s are NumberTwo, or TheHero in a BigGood vs Big Bad scenario. In the FiveBadBand, this is the EvilCounterpart to TheLancer.

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TheChampion may be The Dragon if they follow the BigBad, or may play a similar role to a straight Dragon for a nonvillainous character. See also: TheManBehindTheMan, HypercompetentSidekick, PsychoForHire, TheConsigliere. Other {{Good Counterpart}}s are NumberTwo, or TheHero in a BigGood vs Big Bad scenario. In the FiveBadBand, this is the EvilCounterpart to TheLancer.



* BetaBitch - NumberTwo to the AlphaBitch.

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* BetaBitch - NumberTwo to the AlphaBitch.AlphaBitch, often fills the Dragon role when the AlphaBitch is the BigBad.



* DemotedToDragon - A previous Big Bad is revealed to be, or is reduced to being, the Dragon to another villain.
* DevourTheDragon - The Big Bad kills the Dragon in order to become stronger.

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* DemotedToDragon - A previous Big Bad BigBad is revealed to be, or is reduced to being, the Dragon to another villain.
* DevourTheDragon - The Big Bad BigBad kills the Dragon in order to become stronger.



* ItsPersonalWithTheDragon: When TheDragon is the hero's ArchEnemy instead of the BigBad.

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* ItsPersonalWithTheDragon: When TheDragon the Dragon is the hero's ArchEnemy instead of the BigBad.



* NobleTopEnforcer - When the Dragon is an AntiVillain that is considerably more virtuous than his master. Likely to turn on the Big Bad if their actions piss him off enough.
* NumberTwoForBrains - When the Dragon is an idiot.

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* NobleTopEnforcer - When A trope that often overlaps with the Dragon Dragon; when the BigBad's NumberTwo is an AntiVillain that is considerably more virtuous than his master. Likely to turn on the Big Bad if their actions piss him off enough.
* NumberTwoForBrains * NumberTwo - When the Dragon is an idiot.The second-in-command of a team or organization, often overlapping with The Dragon.



* TheStarscream - A traitorous Dragon.

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* TheStarscream - A traitorous NumberTwo; often fulfills the role of the Dragon.
14th Apr '16 2:06:15 PM ANTMuddle
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TheChampion may be The Dragon if they follow the BigBad, or may play a similar role to a straight Dragon for a nonvillainous character. See also: TheManBehindTheMan, HypercompetentSidekick, PsychoForHire, TheConsigliere. Other {{Good Counterpart}}s are NumberTwo, or TheHero in a BigGood vs Big Bad scenario. In the FiveBadBand, they compare to TheLancer.

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TheChampion may be The Dragon if they follow the BigBad, or may play a similar role to a straight Dragon for a nonvillainous character. See also: TheManBehindTheMan, HypercompetentSidekick, PsychoForHire, TheConsigliere. Other {{Good Counterpart}}s are NumberTwo, or TheHero in a BigGood vs Big Bad scenario. In the FiveBadBand, they compare this is the EvilCounterpart to TheLancer.
26th Dec '15 11:56:53 AM HighCrate
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A person or monster TheHero has to get past to get at the BigBad. The BigBad's top enforcer, much of the time, but not necessarily; he, she or it embodies a narrative trope: the penultimate challenge that the hero must face before confronting the Big Bad. This challenge will test their worthiness in some fundamental way.

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A person or monster TheHero has to get past to get at the BigBad. The BigBad's top enforcer, much Much of the time, but not necessarily; he, necessarily, the BigBad's top enforcer. He, she or it embodies a narrative trope: the penultimate challenge that the hero must face before confronting the Big Bad. This challenge will test their worthiness in some fundamental way.
30th Nov '15 1:45:47 PM ANTMuddle
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TheChampion may be The Dragon if they follow the BigBad, or may play a similar role to a straight Dragon for a nonvillainous character. See also: TheManBehindTheMan, HypercompetentSidekick, PsychoForHire, TheConsigliere. Other {{Good Counterpart}}s are NumberTwo, or TheHero in a BigGood vs Big Bad scenario.

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TheChampion may be The Dragon if they follow the BigBad, or may play a similar role to a straight Dragon for a nonvillainous character. See also: TheManBehindTheMan, HypercompetentSidekick, PsychoForHire, TheConsigliere. Other {{Good Counterpart}}s are NumberTwo, or TheHero in a BigGood vs Big Bad scenario.
scenario. In the FiveBadBand, they compare to TheLancer.
27th Nov '15 5:34:28 PM nombretomado
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For literal dragons and their permutations, see OurDragonsAreDifferent. Not to be confused with DragonLady, who is more likely to be a Big Bad than the Dragon, or ''Magazine/{{Dragon}}'', which was a magazine. Definitely not to be confused with TheSavageDragon.

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For literal dragons and their permutations, see OurDragonsAreDifferent. Not to be confused with DragonLady, who is more likely to be a Big Bad than the Dragon, or ''Magazine/{{Dragon}}'', which was a magazine. Definitely not to be confused with TheSavageDragon.
ComicBook/TheSavageDragon.
28th Oct '15 11:26:09 AM Fighteer
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A person or monster TheHero has to get past to get at the BigBad. The BigBad's top enforcer, alot of the time, but not necessarily; he, she or it embodies a narrative trope: the penultimate challenge that the hero must face before confronting the Big Bad. This challenge will test their worthiness in some fundamental way.

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A person or monster TheHero has to get past to get at the BigBad. The BigBad's top enforcer, alot much of the time, but not necessarily; he, she or it embodies a narrative trope: the penultimate challenge that the hero must face before confronting the Big Bad. This challenge will test their worthiness in some fundamental way.
24th Oct '15 5:10:32 PM eyebones
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A person or monster TheHero has to get past to get at the BigBad. The BigBad's top enforcer, usually, but not necessarily.

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A person or monster TheHero has to get past to get at the BigBad. The BigBad's top enforcer, usually, alot of the time, but not necessarily.
necessarily; he, she or it embodies a narrative trope: the penultimate challenge that the hero must face before confronting the Big Bad. This challenge will test their worthiness in some fundamental way.
24th Oct '15 2:02:06 PM eyebones
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The term ''dragon'' for this role originates from analysis of folklore in which the hero fights dragons. These monsters are serve as obstacles to be overcome in order to fulfill the hero's quest. The dragon's role is described as such in "Literature/TheHeroWithAThousandFaces", a non-fiction comparison of various fantasy heroes written by Joseph Campbell.

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The term ''dragon'' for this role originates from analysis of folklore in which the hero fights dragons. These monsters are serve as obstacles to be overcome in order to fulfill the hero's quest. The dragon's role is described as such in "Literature/TheHeroWithAThousandFaces", a non-fiction comparison of various fantasy heroes written by Joseph Campbell.
24th Oct '15 2:01:14 PM eyebones
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The BigBad's top enforcer, usually, but most importantly a person or monster TheHero has to get past to get at the BigBad.

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\nThe BigBad's top enforcer, usually, but most importantly a A person or monster TheHero has to get past to get at the BigBad.
BigBad. The BigBad's top enforcer, usually, but not necessarily.



The Dragon is an integral part of the FiveBadBand dynamic. If there's a QuirkyMinibossSquad, the Dragon is often the [[TheLeader unofficial leader.]] And he is almost always physically stronger than TheBrute.

Please note that effectively being the Big Bad's secretary, or constantly hanging around them is not enough to be a Dragon. This role is somebody the Big Bad can rely on ([[TheStarscream or thinks they can rely on]]) in a time of trouble to step up and beat the living heck out of TheHero, or [[NumberTwo maybe just take charge for a while, should the Big Bad not be around to do the job.]]

The term "dragon" originates from analysis of folklore in which the hero fights dragons. These monsters are obstacles to be overcome in order to fulfill the hero's quest. The dragon's role is described as such in "Literature/TheHeroWithAThousandFaces", a non-fiction comparison of various fantasy heroes written by Joseph Campbell.

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The Dragon is an integral part of the FiveBadBand dynamic. If there's a QuirkyMinibossSquad, the Dragon is often the [[TheLeader unofficial leader.]] And he is almost always physically stronger than TheBrute.

Please note that effectively being the Big Bad's secretary, or constantly hanging around them is not enough to be a Dragon.
This role is somebody the Big Bad can rely on ([[TheStarscream or thinks they can rely on]]) in a time of trouble to step up and beat the living heck out of TheHero, or [[NumberTwo maybe just take charge charge]] for a while, should the Big Bad not be around to do the job.]]

job.

The term "dragon" ''dragon'' for this role originates from analysis of folklore in which the hero fights dragons. These monsters are serve as obstacles to be overcome in order to fulfill the hero's quest. The dragon's role is described as such in "Literature/TheHeroWithAThousandFaces", a non-fiction comparison of various fantasy heroes written by Joseph Campbell.
24th Oct '15 1:54:14 PM eyebones
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The term "dragon" originates from analysis of folklore in which the hero fights dragons. These monsters are obstacles to be overcome in order to fulfill the hero's quest. The dragon's role is described as such in "Literature/TheHeroWithAThousandFaces", a non-fiction comparison of various fantasy heroes written by Joseph Campbell.

For literal dragons and their permutations, see OurDragonsAreDifferent. Not to be confused with DragonLady, who is more likely to be a Big Bad than the Dragon, or ''Magazine/{{Dragon}}'', which was a magazine. Definitely not to be confused with TheSavageDragon.

TheChampion may be The Dragon if they follow the BigBad, or may play a similar role to a straight Dragon for a nonvillainous character. See also: TheManBehindTheMan, HypercompetentSidekick, PsychoForHire, TheConsigliere. Other {{Good Counterpart}}s are NumberTwo, or TheHero in a BigGood vs Big Bad scenario.






The term "dragon" originates from folklore where the hero fights dragons. The dragon's role is described as such in "Literature/TheHeroWithAThousandFaces", a non-fiction comparison of various fantasy heroes written by Joseph Campbell. These monsters are obstacles to be overcome in order to fulfill the hero's quest.

For literal dragons and their permutations, see OurDragonsAreDifferent. Not to be confused with DragonLady, who is more likely to be a Big Bad than the Dragon, or ''Magazine/{{Dragon}}'', which was a magazine. Definitely not to be confused with TheSavageDragon.

Other {{Good Counterpart}}s are NumberTwo, or TheHero in a BigGood vs Big Bad scenario. TheChampion may be The Dragon if they follow the BigBad, or may play a similar role to a straight Dragon for a nonvillainous character. See also: TheManBehindTheMan, HypercompetentSidekick, PsychoForHire, TheConsigliere.

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The term "dragon" originates from folklore where the hero fights dragons. The dragon's role is described as such in "Literature/TheHeroWithAThousandFaces", a non-fiction comparison of various fantasy heroes written by Joseph Campbell. These monsters are obstacles to be overcome in order to fulfill the hero's quest.

For literal dragons and their permutations, see OurDragonsAreDifferent. Not to be confused with DragonLady, who is more likely to be a Big Bad than the Dragon, or ''Magazine/{{Dragon}}'', which was a magazine. Definitely not to be confused with TheSavageDragon.

Other {{Good Counterpart}}s are NumberTwo, or TheHero in a BigGood vs Big Bad scenario. TheChampion may be The Dragon if they follow the BigBad, or may play a similar role to a straight Dragon for a nonvillainous character. See also: TheManBehindTheMan, HypercompetentSidekick, PsychoForHire, TheConsigliere.
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