History NamesToRunAwayFrom / Colors

11th Mar '17 1:03:04 PM Greystone101
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* In ''Franchise/TheWitcher'', we have the Emperor of the [[TheEmpire Nilfgaardian Empire]], Emhyr var Emreis. He is also known in his native language as "Deithwen Addan yn Carn aep Morvudd", which when translated rather out of Elder Speech becomes "The White Flame Dancing upon the Graves of his Foes"
6th Mar '17 2:48:43 AM Doug86
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* The Grey Knights from ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40K'', a Space Marine chapter tasked to fight the Warp daemons with specialized weapons and psychic powers. Also kills any bystanders for fear of Chaos corruption.

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* The Grey Knights from ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40K'', ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'', a Space Marine chapter tasked to fight the Warp daemons with specialized weapons and psychic powers. Also kills any bystanders for fear of Chaos corruption.
2nd Feb '17 7:38:06 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* The cold and ruthless Azula from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' is named after the color of her flames (blue -- which is more intense than normal red and yellow). And then there's her brother Zuko's "Blue Spirit" alter-ego, in which he dons a blue mask and ninja garb and carries twin swords.

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* The cold and ruthless Azula from ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' is named after the color of her flames (blue -- which is more intense than normal red and yellow). And then Then there's her brother Zuko's "Blue Spirit" alter-ego, in which he dons a blue mask and ninja garb and carries twin swords.



* Until you remember that [[Anime/{{Slayers}} Lina Inverse's]] official title is 'Lina the Pink Sorceress.' And if you [[BerserkButton call her that to her face]], you will ''need'' to run away really fast.

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* Until you remember that [[Anime/{{Slayers}} ''Anime/{{Slayers}}'': Lina Inverse's]] Inverse's official title is 'Lina the Pink Sorceress.' And if If you [[BerserkButton call her that to her face]], you will ''need'' to run away really fast.
30th Jan '17 10:24:39 PM merotoker
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[[ColorCodedForYourConvenience Villains often favor certain colors of clothing and weapons]], so it's not surprising that such colors should be in their ''names'' as well. Black and Red are by far the most popular, as they are seen as the most evil colors around; see DarkIsEvil and RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver.

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[[ColorCodedForYourConvenience [[ColourCodedForYourConvenience Villains often favor certain colors of clothing and weapons]], so it's not surprising that such colors should be in their ''names'' as well. Black and Red are by far the most popular, as they are seen as the most evil colors around; see DarkIsEvil and RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver.



* Akuha Shuzen, infamously known as the Black Devil from ''RosarioToVampire''.

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* Akuha Shuzen, infamously known as the Black Devil from ''RosarioToVampire''.''Manga/RosarioToVampire''.



* [[Characters/{{Batman}} Black Mask]]

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* [[Characters/{{Batman}} [[Characters/BatmanRoguesGalleryPart2 Black Mask]]



*** To be honest, almost every character or even the spells fit into MeaningfulName: for example, Malfoy is quite similar in pronounciation (when you delve into latin languages) to "the one who was bad" - more specifically, the "was bad" part.

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*** To be honest, almost every character or even the spells fit into MeaningfulName: for example, Malfoy is quite similar in pronounciation (when you delve into latin Latin languages) to "the one who was bad" - more specifically, the "was bad" part.



* Some ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}}'' black dragons such as Sabellian aka Baron Sablemane. The orc warlord Blackhand and his sons [[NamesToRunAwayFromVerbs Rend and Maim]] also count.

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* Some ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}}'' black dragons such as Sabellian aka Baron Sablemane. The orc warlord Blackhand and his sons [[NamesToRunAwayFromVerbs [[NamesToRunAwayFrom/Verbs Rend and Maim]] also count.



* ''VideoGame/{{Einhander}}'' has the [[ThatOneBoss sixth boss]], a shuttle your character is supposed to destroy. That [[TransformingMecha transforms into the boss.]] Its name? [[ColorCodedForYourConvenience Schwarzgeist]] ([[GratuitousGerman German]] for "Black Ghost").

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* ''VideoGame/{{Einhander}}'' has the [[ThatOneBoss sixth boss]], a shuttle your character is supposed to destroy. That [[TransformingMecha transforms into the boss.]] Its name? [[ColorCodedForYourConvenience [[ColourCodedForYourConvenience Schwarzgeist]] ([[GratuitousGerman German]] for "Black Ghost").



* Blackhorn from ''{{Astyanax}}''.

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* Blackhorn from ''{{Astyanax}}''.''VideoGame/{{Astyanax}}''.



* The Black Hand, who are the most elite forces of the [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquer Brotherhood of Nod]]. They may or may not be the same Black Hand responsible for starting WWI.

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* ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquer'': The Black Hand, who are the most elite forces of the [[VideoGame/CommandAndConquer Brotherhood of Nod]].Nod. They may or may not be the same Black Hand responsible for starting WWI.



* In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' episode "Bart Gets An Elephant", Stampy the elephant is nearly sold by Homer to an ivory dealer (and onetime whale hunter, seal clubber, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking president of the FOX network]]) named Mr. Blackheart.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''
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In ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' the episode "Bart Gets An Elephant", Stampy the elephant is nearly sold by Homer to an ivory dealer (and onetime whale hunter, seal clubber, and [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking president of the FOX network]]) named Mr. Blackheart.



* [[Characters/XMenVillains Omega Red]]

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* [[Characters/XMenVillains [[Characters/{{Wolverine}} Omega Red]]



* [[Series/TheMentalist Red John]].
* Now let's not forget about [[Series/That70sShow Red Forman]]

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* [[Series/TheMentalist ''Series/TheMentalist'' has Red John]].
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* Now let's not forget about [[Series/That70sShow Red Forman]]Forman from ''Series/That70sShow''.



* Red from ''Series/Orangeisthenewblack'' is one formidable woman.

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* Red from ''Series/Orangeisthenewblack'' ''Series/OrangeIsTheNewBlack'' is one formidable woman.



* Subverted with Carmine from ''GearsOfWar'', a recurring RedShirt character.
* Crimson Fury from ''TwistedMetal''.
* From the ''Videogame/AceAttorney'' We get a CorruptCorporateExecutive named [[{{Eagleland}} Redd White form]] [[MeaningfulName the enterprise Bluecorp]] [[spoiler:which essentially, killed [[TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth Mia Fey]]]]

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* Subverted with Carmine from ''GearsOfWar'', ''VideoGame/GearsOfWar'', a recurring RedShirt character.
* Crimson Fury from ''TwistedMetal''.
''VideoGame/TwistedMetal''.
* From the ''Videogame/AceAttorney'' We get ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' has a CorruptCorporateExecutive named [[{{Eagleland}} Redd White form]] White]] form [[MeaningfulName the enterprise Bluecorp]] [[spoiler:which essentially, killed [[TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth Mia Fey]]]]
Fey]]]].



* The Crimson Chin from ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents''.
* Thrax, the Red Death, from ''OsmosisJones''.

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* The Crimson Chin from ''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddparents''.
''WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents''.
* Thrax, the Red Death, from ''OsmosisJones''.
''Film/OsmosisJones''.



* In ''Series/OnceUponATime'', the sinister FairyTale/{{Rumpelstiltskin}} goes by the name "Mr. Gold."

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* In ''Series/OnceUponATime'', the sinister FairyTale/{{Rumpelstiltskin}} Literature/{{Rumpelstiltskin}} goes by the name "Mr. Gold."



* Don't forget [[{{Carrie}} Carrie White]].

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* Don't forget [[{{Carrie}} [[Literature/{{Carrie}} Carrie White]].



* [[Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia The White Witch]] was not a nice lady.
* [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Saruman the White]] (and later Gandalf the White).

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* [[Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia The White Witch]] Witch from ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' was not a nice lady.
* [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'': Saruman the White]] White (and later Gandalf the White).



* Cammy White from ''StreetFighter'', she will kick your ass.

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* Cammy White from ''StreetFighter'', she ''Franchise/StreetFighter''. She will kick your ass.



* UsefulNotes/SimoHayha, AKA The White Death. With the total kill count of 700 in 100 days, he is the the most deadly (identified) soldier ''in the history of warfare.''

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* UsefulNotes/SimoHayha, AKA The White Death. With the total kill count of 700 in 100 days, he is the the most deadly (identified) soldier ''in the history of warfare.''



* [[Comicbook/XMen Jean Grey]].

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* [[Comicbook/XMen Jean Grey]].Comicbook/JeanGrey.



* Gandalf the Grey from ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' (before his [[TakeALevelInBadass ascension]] to Gandalf the ''White'' and utter badassery)

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* Gandalf the Grey from ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'' (before his [[TakeALevelInBadass [[TookALevelInBadass ascension]] to Gandalf the ''White'' and utter badassery)



* [[{{AmbiguouslyEvil}} Grey [=McCarron=]]] of ''Literature/KnightsOfTheBorrowedDark''.

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* [[{{AmbiguouslyEvil}} [[AmbiguouslyEvil Grey [=McCarron=]]] of ''Literature/KnightsOfTheBorrowedDark''.



* GreyDeLisle is a subversion. She's voiced numerous villainesses and morally ambiguous characters ([[WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy Mandy]], [[WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents Vicky]], and [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender Azula]], to name a few), but it's a case of [[MeanCharacterNiceActor Mean Character, Nice Actress]]. In real life, she's pretty sweet, and an example of a GenkiGirl and ThePollyanna.

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* GreyDeLisle Creator/GreyDeLisle is a subversion. She's voiced numerous villainesses and morally ambiguous characters ([[WesternAnimation/TheGrimAdventuresOfBillyAndMandy Mandy]], [[WesternAnimation/TheFairlyOddParents Vicky]], and [[WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender Azula]], to name a few), but it's a case of [[MeanCharacterNiceActor Mean Character, Nice Actress]]. In real life, she's pretty sweet, and an example of a GenkiGirl and ThePollyanna.



* In ''Literature/Warriorcats'', Bluestar is the leader of [=ThunderClan=], and a strong warrior.

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* In ''Literature/Warriorcats'', ''Literature/WarriorCats'', Bluestar is the leader of [=ThunderClan=], and a strong warrior.



* Pink doesn't seem scary until you remember that in ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy'' it was the [[spoiler: Pink Psycho Ranger that was not only the last to be killed, but also caused the death of the first ranger in Western Power Rangers history. Seven seasons in, and it was an {{elite mook|s}} that was pink nonetheless, that finally killed one off.]]

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* Pink doesn't seem scary until you remember that in ''Series/PowerRangersLostGalaxy'' it was the [[spoiler: Pink Psycho Ranger that was not only the last to be killed, but also caused the death of the first ranger in Western Power Rangers history. Seven seasons in, and it was an {{elite mook|s}} that was pink nonetheless, that finally killed one off.]]
off]].



* Music/{{Pink}}, known for her tough {{ladette}} image.

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* Music/{{Pink}}, known for her tough {{ladette}} [[TheLadette ladette]] image.



* The Green Goblin from ''Franchise/SpiderMan.''

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* The [[ComicBook/NormanOsborn Green Goblin Goblin]] from ''Franchise/SpiderMan.''
15th Jan '17 4:58:29 PM rustywillow
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* [[{{AmbiguouslyEvil}} Grey [=McCarron=]]] of ''Literature/KnightsOfTheBorrowedDark''.
5th Jan '17 8:32:05 PM Dawnwing
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* In ''Literature/WarriorCats'', Blackstar began the series as a villain.




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* In ''Literature/WarriorCats'', Yellowfang is a grumpy elderly medicine cat who was a warrior before becoming a medicine cat.




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* In ''Literature/WarriorCats'', whitecough is a sickness similar to a cold, which can develop into the deadly greencough.




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* In ''Literature/WarriorCats'', one of the Dark Forest villains is named Silverhawk.




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* In ''Literature/Warriorcats'', Bluestar is the leader of [=ThunderClan=], and a strong warrior.




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* In ''Literature/WarriorCats'', greencough is a deadly, contagious sickness.
28th Dec '16 8:35:50 PM Xtifr
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* TheLaundrySeries is home to the Black Chamber, the rather...morally unsound US paranormal agency.

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* TheLaundrySeries ''Literature/TheLaundryFiles'' is home to the Black Chamber, the rather...morally unsound US paranormal agency.
9th Dec '16 8:21:20 PM Yalsaris63
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* BlackKnight
9th Dec '16 1:51:33 PM DustSnitch
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Or any variation. Crimson and Scarlet sound especially BadAss. Vermillion, less so, but you can work with it. See also RedBaron.

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Or any variation. Crimson and Scarlet sound especially BadAss.badass. Vermillion, less so, but you can work with it. See also RedBaron.



* Anime/PorcoRosso is just a BadAss.

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* Anime/PorcoRosso is just a BadAss.badass.
8th Dec '16 4:12:19 PM Caripija_XXX
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*From the ''Videogame/AceAttorney'' We get a CorruptCorporateExecutive named [[{{Eagleland}} Redd White form]] [[MeaningfulName the enterprise Bluecorp]] [[spoiler:which essentially, killed [[TooGoodForThisSinfulEarth Mia Fey]]]]
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