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6th Feb '17 2:23:20 PM Warmachine3974
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** One of the War Table missions involves arranging a political marriage between two young nobles even though the girl is in love with someone else. While Josephine's and Leliana's reactions boil down to "sad but it must be done," Cullen instead offers to help [[StarCrossedLovers the girl and her sweetheart]] elope, politics be damned.
** Another early War Table mission involves a very cranky old nobleman demanding the Inquisition send troops to force refugees off his lands--elves and apostates among them. Josephine suggests a polite refusal. Leliana, in a [[OutOfCharacterMoment bizarrely out-of-character moment]], suggests using spies to harass them off his land. Cullen will offer patrols to help the refugees (elves, apostates, and all), ''not'' the noble. If Cullen is chosen, the noble is outraged at the Inquisition sending ''food'' and ''blankets'' to the "filthy savages" instead of driving them off like any ''civilized'' army would do.
** He asks Josephine to collect funds to help the relatives of those who died at [[spoiler:Haven]], and has a moment with Leliana in which they both gently express their sorrow that the tragedy happened. Despite their differing views and responsibilities, it's intimated that he greatly respects and cares about both of his fellow council members.
** He seems to generally get along with everyone, even if he would have reasons to want to avoid them. One of Cole's lines implies that Cullen sometimes tells him jokes, and he has no objection to participating in the card game even if Cole is there (and Cole being what he is, Cullen's tolerance is pretty impressive). He also becomes good friends with Dorian, a mage from ''Tevinter'', to the point where their chess game is the only time Cullen seems to actually relax.

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** *** One of the War Table missions involves arranging a political marriage between two young nobles even though the girl is in love with someone else. While Josephine's and Leliana's reactions boil down to "sad but it must be done," Cullen instead offers to help [[StarCrossedLovers the girl and her sweetheart]] elope, politics be damned.
** *** Another early War Table mission involves a very cranky old nobleman demanding the Inquisition send troops to force refugees off his lands--elves and apostates among them. Josephine suggests a polite refusal. Leliana, in a [[OutOfCharacterMoment bizarrely out-of-character moment]], suggests using spies to harass them off his land. Cullen will offer patrols to help the refugees (elves, apostates, and all), ''not'' the noble. If Cullen is chosen, the noble is outraged at the Inquisition sending ''food'' and ''blankets'' to the "filthy savages" instead of driving them off like any ''civilized'' army would do.
** *** He asks Josephine to collect funds to help the relatives of those who died at [[spoiler:Haven]], and has a moment with Leliana in which they both gently express their sorrow that the tragedy happened. Despite their differing views and responsibilities, it's intimated that he greatly respects and cares about both of his fellow council members.
** *** He seems to generally get along with everyone, even if he would have reasons to want to avoid them. One of Cole's lines implies that Cullen sometimes tells him jokes, and he has no objection to participating in the card game even if Cole is there (and Cole being what he is, Cullen's tolerance is pretty impressive). He also becomes good friends with Dorian, a mage from ''Tevinter'', to the point where their chess game is the only time Cullen seems to actually relax.
6th Feb '17 2:22:06 PM Warmachine3974
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** By ''Inquisition'', [[TookALevelInKindness Cullen]] has very much become one, having let go of his [[FantasticRacism past grudge against mages]] and is completely loyal even to a mage Inquisitor and good friends with Dorian. [[SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan Fittingly enough, the third game also made him a romance option, much to his fanbase's delight]].
*** How much Cullen's changed is a source of contention among fans, as there are times where he still displays prejudice against mages and at one point actually defends [[BadBoss Meredith]], claiming her [[FateWorseThanDeath methods]] were [[ThePurge harsh]], but she [[BlatantLies kept people safe]]. Much like when [[FantasticRacism Solas]] romances a Dalish Inquisitor, there are definite shades of "you're the good exception to your kind" when Cullen romances a mage.

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** By ''Inquisition'', [[TookALevelInKindness Cullen]] has very much become one, having let go of his [[FantasticRacism past grudge against mages]] and is completely loyal even to a mage Inquisitor and good friends with Dorian.Inquisitor. [[SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan Fittingly enough, the third game also made him a romance option, much to his fanbase's delight]].
*** How much He no longer hates mages despite his own issues with them, and makes other ex-Templar Inquisition forces treat Inquisition mages and elves fairly.
** One of the War Table missions involves arranging a political marriage between two young nobles even though the girl is in love with someone else. While Josephine's and Leliana's reactions boil down to "sad but it must be done," Cullen instead offers to help [[StarCrossedLovers the girl and her sweetheart]] elope, politics be damned.
** Another early War Table mission involves a very cranky old nobleman demanding the Inquisition send troops to force refugees off his lands--elves and apostates among them. Josephine suggests a polite refusal. Leliana, in a [[OutOfCharacterMoment bizarrely out-of-character moment]], suggests using spies to harass them off his land. Cullen will offer patrols to help the refugees (elves, apostates, and all), ''not'' the noble. If Cullen is chosen, the noble is outraged at the Inquisition sending ''food'' and ''blankets'' to the "filthy savages" instead of driving them off like any ''civilized'' army would do.
** He asks Josephine to collect funds to help the relatives of those who died at [[spoiler:Haven]], and has a moment with Leliana in which they both gently express their sorrow that the tragedy happened. Despite their differing views and responsibilities, it's intimated that he greatly respects and cares about both of his fellow council members.
** He seems to generally get along with everyone, even if he would have reasons to want to avoid them. One of Cole's lines implies that Cullen sometimes tells him jokes, and he has no objection to participating in the card game even if Cole is there (and Cole being what he is,
Cullen's changed tolerance is pretty impressive). He also becomes good friends with Dorian, a source of contention among fans, as there are times mage from ''Tevinter'', to the point where he still displays prejudice against mages and at one point their chess game is the only time Cullen seems to actually defends [[BadBoss Meredith]], claiming her [[FateWorseThanDeath methods]] were [[ThePurge harsh]], but she [[BlatantLies kept people safe]]. Much like when [[FantasticRacism Solas]] romances a Dalish Inquisitor, there are definite shades of "you're the good exception to your kind" when Cullen romances a mage.relax.
30th Jan '17 4:29:46 AM Divra
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* ''Franchise/TheWitcher'': Eskel is calm, reasonable, affable and unfailingly courteous, in contrast to [[ScrewPolitenessImASenior Vesemir]], [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Lambert]] and [[DeadpanSnarker Geralt]], and in spite of his genuinely horrific appearance. [[spoiler: Play your cards right and Eskel's genuine decency can lead him into a [[SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan deliriously happy committed relationship]] with VainSorceress Keira Metz]]

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* ''Franchise/TheWitcher'': Eskel is calm, reasonable, affable and unfailingly courteous, in contrast to [[ScrewPolitenessImASenior Vesemir]], [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Lambert]] and [[DeadpanSnarker Geralt]], and in spite of his genuinely horrific appearance. [[spoiler: Play your cards right and Eskel's genuine decency can lead him into a [[SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan deliriously happy committed relationship]] with VainSorceress Keira Metz]]
20th Jan '17 11:56:55 PM detghost
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*** How much Cullen's changed is a source of contention among fans, as there are times where he still displays prejudice against mages and at one point actually defends [[BadBoss Meredith]], claiming her [[FateWorseThanDeath methods]] were [[ThePurge harsh]], but she [[BlatantLies kept people safe]]. Much like when [[FantasticRacism Solas]] romances a Dalish Inquisitor, there are definite shades of "you're the good exception to your kind" when Cullen romances a mage.
20th Jan '17 8:17:55 AM SkyHavenPath13
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* The ''Ace Attorney'' series has some examples:

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* The ''Ace Attorney'' ''Franchise/AceAttorney'' series has some examples:
18th Jan '17 7:43:01 AM Divra
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* ''Franchise/TheWitcher'': Eskel is calm, reasonable, affable and unfailingly courteous, in contrast to [[ScrewPolitenessImASenior Vesemir]], [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold Lambert]] and [[DeadpanSnarker Geralt]], and in spite of his genuinely horrific appearance. [[spoiler: Play your cards right and Eskel's genuine decency can lead him into a [[SingleWomanSeeksGoodMan deliriously happy committed relationship]] with VainSorceress Keira Metz]]
17th Jan '17 1:24:30 PM Monsund
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*** [[AxCrazy Peri]] is ''Fates''' answer to Henry. When she's not in her AxCrazy persona, she comes off as genuinely saccharine and friendly, with incidents such as happily cooking for people like Laslow and Kaze. Generally speaking, if you're her friend, you're safe. It even shows through in her A Support with Felicia after she tries to kill the poor maid [[DisproportionateRetribution for spilling tea on her]]. Peri asks Felicia to train the servants in Peri's household because it's [[BloodKnight no fun killing them if they can't fight back]].
5th Jan '17 12:09:31 PM Larkmarn
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* The Main Character in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' almost never speaks, but he seems like a really nice person, both in his few dialogue choices (always polite, considerate, and caring) and in action (helps almost everyone whom he meets overcome their psychological issues, works at a daycare center, hospital, ''and'' a tutor).
** Also the Male and Female Protagonists from ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}''.

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* The Main Character in ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'' almost never speaks, but he seems like a really nice person, both in his few dialogue choices (always polite, considerate, and caring) and in action (helps almost everyone whom he meets overcome their psychological issues, works at a daycare center, hospital, ''and'' a tutor).
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** Also the Male and Female Protagonists Protagonist from ''VideoGame/{{Persona 3}}''.3}} Portable''. Both she and the male lead can [[ChronicHeroSyndrome help out so many strangers]] but the Female version's dialogue paints her in this light, while the Male Protagonist's dialogue is a bit more dour.



* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'':
** The Main Character almost never speaks, but he seems like a really nice person, both in his few dialogue choices (always polite, considerate, and caring) and in action (helps almost everyone whom he meets overcome their psychological issues, works at a daycare center, hospital, ''and'' a tutor). While much of what he does is dictated by the player, his dialogue actions and character's statements on his behavior make it clear that he's incredibly kind.



** Yukiko Amagi is also quite nice, being kind to her friends and being grateful to her family's inn staff, whom she considers as like family, and ultimately decides to stay in Inaba for their sake.
25th Dec '16 10:11:37 PM MummyGaGa
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** In a more tragic spin, [[TragicVillain Amélie Lacroix]] ''was'' this before Talon made her BrainwashedAndCrazy and turn her into [[ColdSniper Widowmaker]].
21st Dec '16 9:28:29 AM Morgenthaler
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* There are bunch of this in ''Franchise/MetalGear'', to contrast the {{Badass}} warriors you meet and play as. [[BreakTheCutie Bad things]] [[KillTheCutie tends to happen]] [[StartOfDarkness to them]], to show us that WarIsHell. For examples:

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* There are bunch of this in ''Franchise/MetalGear'', to contrast the {{Badass}} badass warriors you meet and play as. [[BreakTheCutie Bad things]] [[KillTheCutie tends to happen]] [[StartOfDarkness to them]], to show us that WarIsHell. For examples:
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