History NamesToRunAwayFrom / Animal

17th Aug '16 10:42:40 AM wolftickets1969
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* ''VideoGame/SplinterCell: Conviction'' and ''Blacklist'' have Voron, a Russian spec-ops group whose name tranlates to 'raven'.
12th Aug '16 1:19:56 PM Dravencour
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* ''Manga/BlackLagoon'': Roberta, aka ''The Maid'' and most especially ''The Bloodhound Of Florencia'', tends to destroy everything her path, and is ''incapable of dying'', where even a city of the most powerful mafia lords in the city consider her a very serious threat that almost undermines everything by her mere presence and need to get revenge. She definitely qualifies as a name to run away from really fast. Except you can never run far enough. You can never run fast enough. She's the Bloodhound Of Florencia. Once you have her on your trail, '''''you will not escape'''''.

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* ''Manga/BlackLagoon'': Roberta, aka ''The Maid'' and most especially ''The Bloodhound Of Florencia'', tends to destroy everything her path, and is ''incapable of dying'', where even a city of the most powerful mafia lords in the city consider her a very serious threat that almost undermines everything by her mere presence and need to get revenge. She definitely qualifies as a name to run away from really fast. Except you can never run far enough. You can never run fast enough. She's the Bloodhound Of Florencia. Once you have her she is on your trail, '''''you will not escape'''''.



* Adolf Anime/{{K}}. Weismann [[spoiler: is a subversion - he's actually the sweetest, cutest darling. In those few episodes that set his up to look like the bad guy, he was actually body-snatched by the psychopathic murderer]].

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* Adolf Anime/{{K}}. Weismann [[spoiler: is a subversion - he's actually the sweetest, cutest darling. In those few episodes that set his him up to look like the bad guy, he was actually body-snatched by the psychopathic murderer]].


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* Creator/DolphLundgren, who specializes in playing big meaty {{Action Hero}}es.
12th Aug '16 10:33:09 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* The Scorpion tank from ''VideoGame/{{Halo}}''. 66 tons of HE-spewing dee-vine intervention...if you're in the Covenant, no matter your size, you'd better run.

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* The Scorpion tank from ''VideoGame/{{Halo}}''.''Franchise/{{Halo}}''. 66 tons of HE-spewing dee-vine intervention...if you're in the Covenant, no matter your size, you'd better run.
1st Aug '16 9:53:52 PM merotoker
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* This trope with a twist: in the ''Series/RedDwarf'' episode "Gunmen of the Apocolypse", one of the denizens of Kryten's western-themed dreamscape was named 'Bear-Strangler' [=McGee=].

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* This trope with a twist: in the ''Series/RedDwarf'' episode "Gunmen of the Apocolypse", Apocalypse", one of the denizens of Kryten's western-themed dreamscape was named 'Bear-Strangler' [=McGee=].



* Thady "The Bull" [=McCabe=] from John B. Keane's drama ''The Field''. His short-tempered nature is so well-known in the community, [[spoiler: it helps him get away with murder.]]

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* Thady "The Bull" [=McCabe=] from John B. Keane's drama ''The Field''. His short-tempered nature is so well-known in the community, [[spoiler: it helps him get away with murder.]]
murder]].



* Corporal Leslie 'Bull' Allen of the Royal Australian Army. During the New Guinea campaign in [[UsefulNotesWWII World War II]] he personally carried no fewer than twelve wounded men out of the line of fire. Possibly a name to crawl toward, in this case.

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* Corporal Leslie 'Bull' Allen of the Royal Australian Army. During the New Guinea campaign in [[UsefulNotesWWII World War II]] UsefulNotes/WorldWarII he personally carried no fewer than twelve wounded men out of the line of fire. Possibly a name to crawl toward, in this case.



* Karasu (Japanese for crow) from ''Three of Heart, One of Blood'' doesn't seem like this at first: He offers to [[spoiler:bring Yukimori back to life.]] Unfortunately, it doesn't hold, as [[spoiler:he's a Legacy and can't raise the dead -- but he can cast extremely realistic illusions.]]

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* Karasu (Japanese for crow) from ''Three of Heart, One of Blood'' doesn't seem like this at first: He offers to [[spoiler:bring Yukimori back to life.]] life]]. Unfortunately, it doesn't hold, as [[spoiler:he's a Legacy and can't raise the dead -- but he can cast extremely realistic illusions.]]
illusions]].



* Crow, the demon summoner from ''Literature/TheGrimnoirChronicles''

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* Crow, the demon summoner from ''Literature/TheGrimnoirChronicles''
''Literature/TheGrimnoirChronicles''.



* You don't have to worry *too* much about ''Series/{{Merlin 2008}}''' Arthur Pendragon. His father, king Uther Pendragon, however...[[note]]'Pendragon' means 'son of the dragon'[[/note]]

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* You don't have to worry *too* much about ''Series/{{Merlin 2008}}''' ''Series/{{Merlin|2008}}'' Arthur Pendragon. His father, king Uther Pendragon, however...[[note]]'Pendragon' means 'son of the dragon'[[/note]]



* Drago from ''Film/{{Rocky}} 4''.

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* Drago from ''Film/{{Rocky}} 4''.
''Film/RockyIV''.



* Captain Falcon from ''VideoGame/{{F-Zero}}''.

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* Captain Falcon from ''VideoGame/{{F-Zero}}''.''VideoGame/FZero''.






* Steve Fox from ''Franchise/{{Tekken}}''.
* ''Franchise/MetalGear'': Pretty much every member of Foxhound.

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* Steve Fox from ''Franchise/{{Tekken}}''.
''VideoGame/{{Tekken}}''.
* ''Franchise/MetalGear'': ''VideoGame/MetalGear'': Pretty much every member of Foxhound.



* ''MetalWolfChaos'': Richard Hawk.

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* ''MetalWolfChaos'': ''VideoGame/MetalWolfChaos'': Richard Hawk.



* Leonthe assassin from ''Film/TheProfessional''.

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* Leonthe Leon the assassin from ''Film/TheProfessional''.









* King [[UsefulNotes/RichardLionheart Richard the Lionhearted]].

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* King [[UsefulNotes/RichardLionheart Richard UsefulNotes/{{Richard the Lionhearted]].Lionheart}}ed.






* ''Comicbook/XMen'': Mystique's real name is Raven Darkholme.

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* ''Comicbook/XMen'': Mystique's ComicBook/{{Mystique}}'s real name is Raven Darkholme.



* The ultimate {{badass}} from ''Snow Crash''

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* The ultimate {{badass}} from ''Snow Crash''''Literature/SnowCrash''.



* Scorpion and [[http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix4/scorpiaspdrmn.htm Scorpia]] from ''ComicBook/{{SpiderMan}}''.

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* Scorpion and [[http://www.marvunapp.com/Appendix4/scorpiaspdrmn.htm Scorpia]] from ''ComicBook/{{SpiderMan}}''.
''ComicBook/SpiderMan''.



* Plain old Scorpion from ''VideoGame/MortalKombat''.

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* Plain old Scorpion from ''VideoGame/MortalKombat''.''Franchise/MortalKombat''.



* Scorpion the Butcher in ''VideoGame/SilentScope''
* The Scorpion tank from ''VideoGame/Halo''. 66 tons of HE-spewing dee-vine intervention...if you're in the Covenant, no matter your size, you'd better run.
* The Scorpion tank from ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquer3TiberiumWars'', which is the NOD counterpart for the GDI Predator tank.

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* Scorpion the Butcher in ''VideoGame/SilentScope''
''VideoGame/SilentScope''.
* The Scorpion tank from ''VideoGame/Halo''.''VideoGame/{{Halo}}''. 66 tons of HE-spewing dee-vine intervention...if you're in the Covenant, no matter your size, you'd better run.
* The Scorpion tank from ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquer3TiberiumWars'', ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerTiberiumWars'', which is the NOD counterpart for the GDI Predator tank.



* Hank Scorpio, Homer's 'Bond villain'-esque boss on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.

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* [[AffablyEvil Hank Scorpio, Scorpio]], Homer's 'Bond villain'-esque boss on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''.



* The ''Hyperion'' series by Dan Simmons features a NighInvulnerable, time-traveling robot assassin known as The Shrike, who is definitely not someone you want to mess with, primarily because it ''will'' live up to its name.

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* The ''Hyperion'' series by Dan Simmons features a NighInvulnerable, {{Nigh Invulnerab|ility}}le, time-traveling robot assassin known as The Shrike, who is definitely not someone you want to mess with, primarily because it ''will'' live up to its name.



* [[EvilCounterpart Viper]] and [[AbelAndCain Rattlesnake]] from ''Literature/WingsOfFire''.

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* [[EvilCounterpart Viper]] and [[AbelAndCain [[CainAndAbel Rattlesnake]] from ''Literature/WingsOfFire''.



* Serpentine from ''VideoGame/FreedomPlanet''

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* Serpentine from ''VideoGame/FreedomPlanet''
''VideoGame/FreedomPlanet''.



* Special mention to the various Black Widow villainesses.

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* Special mention to the various Black Widow ComicBook/BlackWidow villainesses.



* ''ComicBook/{{Spiderman}}'', as well as Tarantula and Black Tarantula.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Spiderman}}'', ''ComicBook/SpiderMan'', as well as Tarantula and Black Tarantula.



* Creator/DCComics has the [[SuicideSquad Bronze Tiger]].

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* Creator/DCComics has the [[SuicideSquad [[ComicBook/SuicideSquad Bronze Tiger]].



* Adolf Anime/{{K}}. Weismann [[spoiler: is a subversion - he's actually the sweetest, cutest darling. In those few episodes that set his up to look like the bad guy, he was actually body-snatched by the psychopathic murderer.]]

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* Adolf Anime/{{K}}. Weismann [[spoiler: is a subversion - he's actually the sweetest, cutest darling. In those few episodes that set his up to look like the bad guy, he was actually body-snatched by the psychopathic murderer.]]
murderer]].



* El Lobo Fuerte from ''Mega64 Version 2''.

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* El Lobo Fuerte from ''Mega64 ''Series/Mega64 Version 2''.



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* UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler seemed to have had an affinity of some sort for wolves. His first name derives from ''Athalwolf'', Old High German for "noble wolf", and for this reason "Wolf" [[CardCarryingVillain became his childhood nickname]]. He later used it as a pseudonym for himself in the 1920s, ostensibly for security reasons. Three of his military headquarters were named ''Wolfsschanze'' ("wolf's lair"), ''Wolfsschlucht'' ("wolf's chasm"), and ''Werwolf'' ("werewolf").
* The [[YanksWithTanks Eighth Fighter Wing]] is collectively known as "The Wolfpack", named after their most famous wing commander, UsefulNotes/RobinOlds, who used the callsign "Wolf 01" when he lead the 8th in battle during UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. Famous for using [[CoolPlane F-4C Phantoms]] to [[AWolfInSheepsClothing imitate the much slower and more vulnerable F-105 Thunderchiefs]].
* Vladimir Wolfovich Zhirinovsky is a right-wing Russian politician known for extreme electoral promises and utter lack of principles.



[[AC:RealLife]]
* UsefulNotes/AdolfHitler seemed to have had an affinity of some sort for wolves. His first name derives from ''Athalwolf'', Old High German for "noble wolf", and for this reason "Wolf" [[CardCarryingVillain became his childhood nickname]]. He later used it as a pseudonym for himself in the 1920s, ostensibly for security reasons. Three of his military headquarters were named ''Wolfsschanze'' ("wolf's lair"), ''Wolfsschlucht'' ("wolf's chasm"), and ''Werwolf'' ("werewolf").
* The [[UsefulNotes/YanksWithTanks Eighth Fighter Wing]] is collectively known as "The Wolfpack", named after their most famous wing commander, UsefulNotes/RobinOlds, who used the callsign "Wolf 01" when he lead the 8th in battle during UsefulNotes/TheVietnamWar. Famous for using [[CoolPlane F-4C Phantoms]] to [[AWolfInSheepsClothing imitate the much slower and more vulnerable F-105 Thunderchiefs]].
* Vladimir Wolfovich Zhirinovsky is a right-wing Russian politician known for extreme electoral promises and utter lack of principles.



* The ''[[VideoGame/DonPachi DoDonpachi]]''("mad boss bee") series, and its recurring TrueFinalBoss, Hibachi("fire bee").

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* The ''[[VideoGame/DonPachi DoDonpachi]]''("mad DoDonpachi]]'' ("mad boss bee") series, and its recurring TrueFinalBoss, Hibachi("fire bee").



* The GDI Predator Tank from ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquer3TiberiumWars''. If you are a NOD militia member see one coming at you equipped with a [[MagneticWeapon rail gun for a cannon]], run as fast as you can.

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* The GDI Predator Tank from ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquer3TiberiumWars''.''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerTiberiumWars''. If you are a NOD militia member see one coming at you equipped with a [[MagneticWeapon rail gun for a cannon]], run as fast as you can.
18th Jul '16 9:02:19 PM lavendermintrose
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* Misaki Yata in ''Anime/{{K}}'' goes by the nickname Yatagarasu (a mythological crow) to sound more intimidating, instead to his real name ([[GenderBlenderName "Misaki"]] means "beautiful blossom").



* Saruhiko Fushimi of ''Anime/{{K}}'' (Saru means "monkey")




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* Adolf Anime/{{K}}. Weismann [[spoiler: is a subversion - he's actually the sweetest, cutest darling. In those few episodes that set his up to look like the bad guy, he was actually body-snatched by the psychopathic murderer.]]
13th Jul '16 11:43:38 AM Emperor_Oshron
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** In ''[[VideoGame/AssassinsCreedI Assassin's Creed]]'', Altaïr ibn-La’Ahad's whole name: it translates from Arabic as, essentially, "eagle the son of none." He's also one of the most deadly and influential Assassins in the franchise.
24th Jun '16 3:32:26 PM molokai198
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* Nautilus from ''Literature/WingsOfFire'', the WellIntentionedExtremist leader of the Talons of Peace, and his son, the [[ButtMonkey ineffectual]] EvilCounterpart Squid.

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* ''Literature/WingsOfFire'' has a lot of these. First there's Nautilus from ''Literature/WingsOfFire'', the WellIntentionedExtremist leader of the Talons of Peace, and his son, the [[ButtMonkey ineffectual]] EvilCounterpart Squid.
Squid. Then there's also also Commander Shark and his daughter Moray, [[BloodKnight Kestrel]], and [[RetiredBadass Osprey]].
24th Jun '16 3:29:59 PM molokai198
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* ''Literature/WarriorCats'' has a tendency to have antagonists with Hawk names - Hawkfrost, Hawkheart, and Silverhawk.



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* Lionheart and Lionblaze in ''Literature/WarriorCats''. Neither of them are evil, but you would not want to run into either, and Lionblaze in particular, in a fight.




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* Snake, Barley's evil brother from ''Literature/WarriorCats''. Also Adderfang, who's a tough warrior (though not evil).
* [[EvilCounterpart Viper]] and [[AbelAndCain Rattlesnake]] from ''Literature/WingsOfFire''.




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* Nautilus from ''Literature/WingsOfFire'', the WellIntentionedExtremist leader of the Talons of Peace, and his son, the [[ButtMonkey ineffectual]] EvilCounterpart Squid.
12th Jun '16 6:37:45 AM erforce
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%%* ''Film/LeonTheProfessional''.

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%%* ''Film/LeonTheProfessional''.* Leonthe assassin from ''Film/TheProfessional''.
12th Jun '16 6:36:59 AM erforce
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* ''Film/LeonTheProfessional''.

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* %%* ''Film/LeonTheProfessional''.
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