History MoralEventHorizon / WesternAnimation

18th Oct '17 5:41:20 AM MsCC93
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* In ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'':
** In her second and last appearance, Berry ties up a family and tries to KILL Mac.
** Bendy crosses it when in his first and only major appearance, he takes over the Foster home loudspeaker and starts playing around with it, then tricks Bloo into taking it so he could frame Bloo for the rule breaking, which results in Bloo getting grounded by Mr. Herriman and having his T.V, video game, and paddleball privileges taken away indefinitely. Bendy has framed Bloo and even the other members of the main cast for other offenses before but the loudspeaker offense was where fans believed that Bendy crossed the line.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'':
** In her
Berry's second and last appearance, Berry appearance in ''WesternAnimation/FostersHomeForImaginaryFriends'', she ties up a family and tries to KILL Mac.
** Bendy crosses it when in his first and only major appearance, he takes over the Foster home loudspeaker and starts playing around with it, then tricks Bloo into taking it so he could frame Bloo for the rule breaking, which results in Bloo getting grounded by Mr. Herriman and having his T.V, video game, and paddleball privileges taken away indefinitely. Bendy has framed Bloo and even the other members of the main cast for other offenses before but the loudspeaker offense was where fans believed that Bendy crossed the line.
Mac.
16th Oct '17 11:55:11 PM Galiris8198
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** Klorgbane crossed when he destroyed Skips' high school prom, knocked out the principal, and [[spoiler: got Skips' girlfriend, Mona killed in the crossfire]] just so he could fight Skips.* ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'':

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** Klorgbane crossed when he destroyed Skips' high school prom, knocked out the principal, and [[spoiler: got Skips' girlfriend, Mona killed in the crossfire]] just so he could fight Skips.Skips.
* ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'':
3rd Oct '17 10:12:08 PM Xteme19
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* The Beagle Boys in ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' were ObviouslyEvil from the start with their [[CardCarryingVillain card carrying]] and [[LaughablyEvil cartoon-ish villainy]]. But they've finally crossed it in the GrandFinale when they've turned [[PowerTrio Huey, Dewey, and Louie]] into golden statues.

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* The Flintheart Glomgold and the Beagle Boys in ''WesternAnimation/DuckTales'' were ObviouslyEvil from the start with their [[CardCarryingVillain card carrying]] and [[LaughablyEvil cartoon-ish villainy]]. But they've finally crossed it in the GrandFinale when they've turned [[PowerTrio Huey, Dewey, and Louie]] into golden statues.
30th Sep '17 8:01:30 PM Kissinger113
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** Bendy crosses it when in his first and only major appearance, he takes over the Foster home loudspeaker and starts playing around with it, then tricks Bloo into taking it so he could frame Bloo for the rule breaking, which results in Bloo getting grounded by Mr. Herriman and having his T.V, video game, and paddleball privileges taken away .... until further notice. Bendy has framed Bloo and even the other members of the main cast for other offenses before but the loudspeaker offense was where fans believed that Bendy crossed the line.

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** Bendy crosses it when in his first and only major appearance, he takes over the Foster home loudspeaker and starts playing around with it, then tricks Bloo into taking it so he could frame Bloo for the rule breaking, which results in Bloo getting grounded by Mr. Herriman and having his T.V, video game, and paddleball privileges taken away .... until further notice.away indefinitely. Bendy has framed Bloo and even the other members of the main cast for other offenses before but the loudspeaker offense was where fans believed that Bendy crossed the line.
30th Sep '17 7:59:18 PM Kissinger113
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23rd Sep '17 1:42:13 PM VenomousSeal
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** The Stingers cross this in "That Old Houdini Magic", where they try to con an old woman out of her money. They cross it again in the next episode where they [[BreakTheCutie essentially psychologically torture]] a girl purely for free clothes.
4th Sep '17 7:49:57 AM fruitstripegum
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** Dr. Slicer was already [[SadistTeacher cruel and heartless]], but when he demanded the cannon to be functional, he ''really'' showed his un-hidden dark side.

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** Dr. Slicer was already [[SadistTeacher cruel and heartless]], but when he demanded the cannon to be made functional, he ''really'' showed his un-hidden dark side.



** Klorgbane crossed when he destroyed Skips' high school prom, knocked out the principal, and [[spoiler: got Skips' girlfriend, Mona killed in the crossfire]] just so he could fight Skips.

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** Klorgbane crossed when he destroyed Skips' high school prom, knocked out the principal, and [[spoiler: got Skips' girlfriend, Mona killed in the crossfire]] just so he could fight Skips.* ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'':
** [[spoiler:Rick himself]] crosses this at the end of the season three premiere when [[spoiler:he ([[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech at great length]]) explains to Morty that all his of heroic actions throughout the episode were a calculated gambit to get Jerry and Beth divorced and allowing him to become the unchallenged family patriarch, and how Morty now has to go on all his adventures and can't do anything about it because Beth will hold him in higher regard for saving him and Summer.]] Assuming [[UnreliableNarrator he's not lying about it]] though.
*** Rick may have crossed the MEH earlier in "Rick Potion #9" after he gives Morty a love potion that ends up causing everyone to turn into monsters. Instead of finding a cure for these people, Rick simply takes Morty with him and abandons that dimension, moving into a replacement dimension where the problem was already solved .
** Tammy Gueterman crosses it in "The Wedding Squanchers" when after marrying Birdperson, reveals that her relationship with him was actually a HoneyTrap set up by her and the Galactic Federation in hopes of crushing Birdperson's band of rebels who were fighting against the federation. Her MEH moment arrives when she murders Birdperson with a laser rifle after previously telling him to sit back down, which he refused simply because he didn't understand what Tammy was actually doing. Her actions in doing that furthermore endangered Rick's family and a bunch of innocent guests who attended the wedding. She even goes as far as to rebuild Birdperson into a cyborg in the beginning of Season 3 for her to use as a weapon
** King Flippy Nips crosses it when he has his own son, Scroopy Noopers sent to Plutanamo Bay prison just because Scroopy Noopers protested against his fathers actions of drilling plutonium for riches, which was hurting Pluto itself.]]



* ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'':
** [[spoiler:Rick himself]] crosses this at the end of the season three premiere when [[spoiler:he ([[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech at great length]]) explains to Morty that all his of heroic actions throughout the episode were a calculated gambit to get Jerry and Beth divorced and allowing him to become the unchallenged family patriarch, and how Morty now has to go on all his adventures and can't do anything about it because Beth will hold him in higher regard for saving him and Summer.]] Assuming [[UnreliableNarrator he's not lying about it]] though.
*** Rick may have crossed the MEH earlier in "Rick Potion #9" after he gives Morty a love potion that ends up causing everyone to turn into monsters. Instead of finding a cure for these people, Rick simply takes Morty with him and abandons that dimension, moving into a replacement dimension where the problem was already solved .
** Tammy Gueterman crosses it in "The Wedding Squanchers" when after marrying Birdperson, reveals that her relationship with him was actually a HoneyTrap set up by her and the Galactic Federation in hopes of crushing Birdperson's band of rebels who were fighting against the federation. Her MEH moment arrives when she murders Birdperson with a laser rifle after previously telling him to sit back down, which he refused simply because he didn't understand what Tammy was actually doing. Her actions in doing that furthermore endangered Rick's family and a bunch of innocent guests who attended the wedding. She even goes as far as to rebuild Birdperson into a cyborg in the beginning of Season 3 for her to use as a weapon
** King Flippy Nips crosses it when he has his own son, Scroopy Noopers sent to Plutanamo Bay prison just because Scroopy Noopers protested against his fathers actions of drilling plutonium for riches, which was hurting Pluto itself.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'':
** [[spoiler:Rick himself]] crosses this at the end of the season three premiere when [[spoiler:he ([[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech at great length]]) explains to Morty that all his of heroic actions throughout the episode were a calculated gambit to get Jerry and Beth divorced and allowing him to become the unchallenged family patriarch, and how Morty now has to go on all his adventures and can't do anything about it because Beth will hold him in higher regard for saving him and Summer.]] Assuming [[UnreliableNarrator he's not lying about it]] though.
*** Rick may have crossed the MEH earlier in "Rick Potion #9" after he gives Morty a love potion that ends up causing everyone to turn into monsters. Instead of finding a cure for these people, Rick simply takes Morty with him and abandons that dimension, moving into a replacement dimension where the problem was already solved .
** Tammy Gueterman crosses it in "The Wedding Squanchers" when after marrying Birdperson, reveals that her relationship with him was actually a HoneyTrap set up by her and the Galactic Federation in hopes of crushing Birdperson's band of rebels who were fighting against the federation. Her MEH moment arrives when she murders Birdperson with a laser rifle after previously telling him to sit back down, which he refused simply because he didn't understand what Tammy was actually doing. Her actions in doing that furthermore endangered Rick's family and a bunch of innocent guests who attended the wedding. She even goes as far as to rebuild Birdperson into a cyborg in the beginning of Season 3 for her to use as a weapon
** King Flippy Nips crosses it when he has his own son, Scroopy Noopers sent to Plutanamo Bay prison just because Scroopy Noopers protested against his fathers actions of drilling plutonium for riches, which was hurting Pluto itself.]]
7th Aug '17 4:11:54 PM LadyJaneGrey
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** While most of the villains are willing to hurt or even outright kill children, Nurse Claiborne tries to kill Numbuhs Three and Five in cold blood! (Notable for being one of the few villains actually referred to InUniverse as insane, in a show where ''all'' the villains would be regarded as sociopaths in a RealLife setting.)

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** While most of the villains are willing to hurt or even outright kill children, Nurse Claiborne tries to kill Numbuhs Three and Five in cold blood! (Notable She is notable for being one of the few villains actually referred to InUniverse as insane, in a show where ''all'' the villains would be regarded as sociopaths in a RealLife setting.)
2nd Aug '17 6:53:08 AM LadyJaneGrey
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** While most of the villains are willing to hurt or even outright kill children, Nurse Claiborne tries to kill Numbuhs Three and Five in cold blood!

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** While most of the villains are willing to hurt or even outright kill children, Nurse Claiborne tries to kill Numbuhs Three and Five in cold blood!blood! (Notable for being one of the few villains actually referred to InUniverse as insane, in a show where ''all'' the villains would be regarded as sociopaths in a RealLife setting.)



* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' features [[BastardBoyfriend Mad Dog]]. He abuses Bunny to the point where he buries her up to her neck in dirt when she tried to escape, he tried to drive her and Courage down with his car, and most importantly, he somehow caused Bunny's best friend Kitty to be convinced that all dogs were evil.

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* ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog'' features ''WesternAnimation/CourageTheCowardlyDog''
** One of the most vile villains was
[[BastardBoyfriend Mad Dog]]. He abuses Bunny to the point where he buries her up to her neck in dirt when she tried to escape, he tried to drive her and Courage down with his car, and most importantly, he somehow caused Bunny's best friend Kitty to be convinced that all dogs were evil.



*** If he didn't cross it then, Zapp ''definitely'' crossed it in "[[{{Recap/FuturamaS6E2InAGaddaDaLeela}} In-A-Gadda-Da-Leela]]". Leela and Zapp crash on an unknown planet, alone and without supplies. Leela is trapped under a fallen tree, and delirious from lack of water, [[EarthShatteringKaboom and the Earth has apparently been destroyed.]] Through the episode, Zapp appears to [[PetTheDog be helping Leela get better.]] Then we find out that the planet they crashed on is Earth, and Zapp has not only been using their current predicament for an AdamAndEvePlot-style seduction, but ''placed'' the hazards there so that he'd have a better shot at sleeping with Leela (again). The writers themselves seem to know that what Zapp did was unforgivable: they originally planned for Zapp [[KarmaHoudini to get off scott-free]], but changed it to Leela punishing him [[BlackComedyRape in a rather fitting manner.]]
*** His first appearance in the series, [[{{Recap/FuturamaS1E4LovesLaborsLostInSpace}} Love's Labors Lost in Space]], had him describe his "heroic" victory against a rampaging army of Kill-bots: He knew each Kill-bot had a preset kill-limit, so he just sent wave after wave of his own soldiers to die at their hands until every one of the robots had reached its limit and shut down.

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*** ** If he didn't cross it then, Zapp ''definitely'' crossed it in "[[{{Recap/FuturamaS6E2InAGaddaDaLeela}} In-A-Gadda-Da-Leela]]". Leela and Zapp crash on an unknown planet, alone and without supplies. Leela is trapped under a fallen tree, and delirious from lack of water, [[EarthShatteringKaboom and the Earth has apparently been destroyed.]] Through the episode, Zapp appears to [[PetTheDog be helping Leela get better.]] Then we find out that the planet they crashed on is Earth, and Zapp has not only been using their current predicament for an AdamAndEvePlot-style seduction, but ''placed'' the hazards there so that he'd have a better shot at sleeping with Leela (again). The writers themselves seem to know that what Zapp did was unforgivable: they originally planned for Zapp [[KarmaHoudini to get off scott-free]], but changed it to Leela punishing him [[BlackComedyRape in a rather fitting manner.]]
*** ** His first appearance in the series, [[{{Recap/FuturamaS1E4LovesLaborsLostInSpace}} Love's Labors Lost in Space]], had him describe his "heroic" victory against a rampaging army of Kill-bots: He knew each Kill-bot had a preset kill-limit, so he just sent wave after wave of his own soldiers to die at their hands until every one of the robots had reached its limit and shut down.



*** Ogden Wernstrom also crosses it in the same episode for helping Nixon attempt the genocide on the robots.

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*** ** Ogden Wernstrom also crosses it in the same episode for helping Nixon attempt the genocide on the robots.



* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'': Some - if not all - of the many things that the Justice Lords (KnightTemplar counterparts of the League) did in "A Better World". Lord Green Lantern attempts to kill JL Green Lantern immediately rather than disarm him or knock him out.. Also, when Lord Wonder Woman knocks League Batman down, she picks up a chunk of building rubble to finish him off. From the [[WordOfGod DVD commentary]], the writers did that on purpose so that it showed that the Justice Lords while having [[WellIntentionedExtremist good intentions]], they ultimately are truly [[FallenHero heroes turned villains]] who deserve to be defeated.
** In the same episode, Lord Superman had Flash by the neck with Flash trying to appeal to any remaining good in him. Also, [[spoiler:the Flash in their world had been killed and his death]] was one of the main reasons why they all became such cynical {{Knight Templar}}s. However, Lord Superman, referring to moral lines he never thought he'd cross, coolly told him that "one more won't hurt", that this universe's Flash's death was just another means to an end. This contrasts him with the more-redeemable Lord Batman, who is visibly horrified when he thinks Flash's heart has stopped.
*** The true StartOfDarkness is probably when [[spoiler:Superman kills Lex Luthor, who was elected president. However, it is ambiguous since Luthor was about to hit the BigRedButton, probably to start a nuclear war. Afterwards, even Batman says that Supes made the right decision.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'': ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'':
**
Some - if not all - of the many things that the Justice Lords (KnightTemplar counterparts of the League) did in "A Better World". Lord Green Lantern attempts to kill JL Green Lantern immediately rather than disarm him or knock him out.. Also, when Lord Wonder Woman knocks League Batman down, she picks up a chunk of building rubble to finish him off. From the [[WordOfGod DVD commentary]], the writers did that on purpose so that it showed that the Justice Lords while having [[WellIntentionedExtremist good intentions]], they ultimately are truly [[FallenHero heroes turned villains]] who deserve to be defeated.
** In the same episode, Lord Superman had Flash by the neck with Flash trying to appeal to any remaining good in him. Also, [[spoiler:the Flash in their world had been killed and his death]] was one of the main reasons why they all became such cynical {{Knight Templar}}s. However, Lord Superman, referring to moral lines he never thought he'd cross, coolly told him that "one more won't hurt", that this universe's Flash's death was just another means to an end. This contrasts him with the more-redeemable Lord Batman, who is visibly horrified when he thinks Flash's heart has stopped.
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stopped. The true StartOfDarkness is probably when [[spoiler:Superman kills Lex Luthor, who was elected president. However, it is ambiguous since Luthor was about to hit the BigRedButton, probably to start a nuclear war. Afterwards, even Batman says that Supes made the right decision.]]



** [[TheEvilPrince Orm]] tried to kill [[ComicBook/{{Aquaman}} his brother's infant son]]. His brother did not take it well. [[PapaWolf At all]].
*** He didn't only try to kill his own brother's infant son. ''He put both his brother and said brother's infant son in a DeathTrap''. And the only way to save them both was PapaWolf!Aquaman ''mutilating himself'' to do so.

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** [[TheEvilPrince Orm]] tried to kill [[ComicBook/{{Aquaman}} his brother's infant son]]. His brother did not take it well. [[PapaWolf At all]].
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all]]. He didn't only try to kill his own brother's infant son. ''He put both his brother and said brother's infant son in a DeathTrap''. And the only way to save them both was PapaWolf!Aquaman ''mutilating himself'' to do so.



* Dr. Rockso, one of the most popular characters in ''WesternAnimation/{{Metalocalypse}}'', crossed this when he stole the Christmas presents Toki got for everyone, hocked them for cocaine money, then received a handjob ''on live television'' while bragging about his drug addiction, ''and'' getting {{Karma Houdini}}ed because Toki experienced DiabolusExMachina before he could beat up Dr. Rockso.

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Metalocalypse}}'',
**
Dr. Rockso, one of the most popular characters in ''WesternAnimation/{{Metalocalypse}}'', on the show, crossed this when he stole the Christmas presents Toki got for everyone, hocked them for cocaine money, then received a handjob ''on live television'' while bragging about his drug addiction, ''and'' getting {{Karma Houdini}}ed because Toki experienced DiabolusExMachina before he could beat up Dr. Rockso.



* Nurse Gazelle from ''WesternAnimation/MyGymPartnersAMonkey'' crosses this in "The Hyena And The Mighty" when she chases Rufus Hyena trying to shave his fur off. Doesn't seem too evil? Well, Rufus was in a state of shock and depression and was busy crying his eyes out because Adam insulted him. The nurse doesn't care about Rufus' feelings or emotional well being; she outright TERRORIZES him while he's in a sad mood by chasing him with clippers [[ItAmusedMe just so she can make herself laugh]]. Also, keep in mind that Rufus is only a kid and would most likely get emotional scars from the incident. Sure, no blood was shed but the psychological trauma [[TheWoobie poor Rufus Hyena]] has to endure is just sickening and gut-wrenching. From the same episode Adam Lyon pretty much [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope jumps off the slippery slope]] when he not only insults Rufus Hyena and doesn't care about him when Windsor explains he may be dying but near the end of the episode, [[FromBadToWorse Adam threatens Rufus with physical violence if he doesn't stop crying, despite Adam being the one who made the poor hyena cry in the first place]]. It is by far one of the most evil things Adam has done. It's a good thing karma catches up to him in the end.
** Nurse Gazelle [[KarmaHoudini gets away scot-free]], but it could be argued that Adam deserved it more for starting the whole serade in the 1st place.

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* * ''WesternAnimation/MyGymPartnersAMonkey''
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Nurse Gazelle from ''WesternAnimation/MyGymPartnersAMonkey'' crosses this in "The Hyena And The Mighty" when she chases Rufus Hyena trying to shave his fur off. Doesn't seem too evil? Well, Rufus was in a state of shock and depression and was busy crying his eyes out because Adam insulted him. The nurse doesn't care about Rufus' feelings or emotional well being; she outright TERRORIZES him while he's in a sad mood by chasing him with clippers [[ItAmusedMe just so she can make herself laugh]]. Also, keep in mind that Rufus is only a kid and would most likely get emotional scars from the incident. Sure, no blood was shed but the psychological trauma [[TheWoobie poor Rufus Hyena]] has to endure is just sickening and gut-wrenching. From the same episode Adam Lyon pretty much [[JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope jumps off the slippery slope]] when he not only insults Rufus Hyena and doesn't care about him when Windsor explains he may be dying but near the end of the episode, [[FromBadToWorse Adam threatens Rufus with physical violence if he doesn't stop crying, despite Adam being the one who made the poor hyena cry in the first place]]. It is by far one of the most evil things Adam has done. It's a good thing karma catches up to him in the end.
** Nurse Gazelle
end. (Gazelle, however, [[KarmaHoudini gets away scot-free]], but it could be argued that Adam deserved it more for starting the whole serade in the 1st place.)
31st Jul '17 2:06:18 PM RobbSony3
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* ''MoralEventHorizon/SamuraiJack''



* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack''
** Aku, the BigBad of the series is considered to be evil personified. He crosses the MEH in the very first episodd when he decimates Jack's hometown, leaving his father's kingdom in ruins.
** The High Priestess crossed it with the ruthless training of her daughters, turning them into bloodthirsty killers. The most abusive thing she has done to her daughters that most blatantly shows that she has crossed the line was when she pushes her daughters into a pit containing a black tar and coal like substance, which burnt their skin and caused such skin to serve their battle suits.
** Scaramouche crosses this as soon as he appears, casually massacring an entire village (of innocent men, women, and children) just to draw out Jack from hiding.
** Aku has an easy MoralEventHorizon in XCVI. The episode largely deals with coming in terms with Aku's effects on the world and how Aku's twisted rule has allowed, in Jack's words, ''catastrophe, devastation and carnage''. Even scarier is knowing that this is a routine occurrence under Aku's rule.
** The Dominator slaughtered a village, kidnapped its children so that he could, well, use them as an energy source. When Jack and Ashi came to their rescue, he uses mind control to make them attack Jack, knowing he'd be unwilling to fight innocent people against their will. And then he tried to torture and kill Ashi with several thousand volts of electricity.
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