History PlayingWith / AssholeVictim

3rd Oct '16 1:12:49 AM KyuTurtle
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** Altenatively (again), "We need to keep our audience guessing who the killer is. I know! Let's make the victim a total dick so that all the other characters would have a plausible motive."

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** Altenatively Alternatively (again), "We need to keep our audience guessing who the killer is. I know! Let's make the victim a total dick so that all the other characters would have a plausible motive."
12th Sep '16 10:22:33 AM VPhantom
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** People learn to differentiate between [[VigilanteMan killers who take it upon themselves]] to punish [[KarmaHoudini Karma Houdinies]], and those who merely want to gain said status [[ForTheEvulz to do what they want]]. As a result, the Judicial System adapts, considering the circumstances and context of crimes to better decide on a fitting sentence.

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** People learn to differentiate between [[VigilanteMan killers who take it upon themselves]] to punish [[KarmaHoudini Karma Houdinies]], {{Karma Houdini}}s, and those who merely want to gain said status [[ForTheEvulz to do what they want]]. As a result, the Judicial System adapts, considering the circumstances and context of crimes to better decide on a fitting sentence.
9th Sep '16 12:40:58 PM imadmagician
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* '''Implied''': No one shows up at the funeral held for the murder victim, other than the ones who organized it.



** People learn to differentiate between [[VigilanteMan killers who take it upon themselves]] to punish [[KarmaHoudini Karma Houdinies]], and those who merely want to gain said status [[ForTheEvulz to do what they want]]. As a result, the Judicial System adapts, considering the circumstances and context of crimes to better decide on a fitting sentence.
** The victim is revealed to have been a much worse person than people originally thought, having simply hidden their most heinous actions from the public; the disproportionate punishment seems more fitting upon knowing this / It's revealed that other methods to stop the victim's bad deeds were used but failed (as the victim would use [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney bribes]], [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveConnections connections]] or blackmail to get away and repeat the process); killing them was a last resort to end their actions.



%%* '''Implied''': ???
5th Sep '16 1:06:04 PM MitchellProductions
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* '''Invoked''': A character wishes to be murdered, so he starts blackmailing dangerous people.

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* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''':
** {{Entitled Bastard}}
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A character wishes to be murdered, so he starts blackmailing dangerous people.
29th Mar '16 10:40:18 PM ObsidianFire
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** The murderer had no sympathetic reasons for killing the victim, but the sheer jerkassery of said victim garners him [[DracoInLeatherPants unwanted sympathy]], and a reduced sentence. Worse still, [[GenreSavvy this was the murderer's objective]], [[KarmaHoudini and is free to kill again.]]

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** The murderer had no sympathetic reasons for killing the victim, but the sheer jerkassery of said victim garners him [[DracoInLeatherPants unwanted sympathy]], and a reduced sentence. Worse still, [[GenreSavvy this was the murderer's objective]], objective, [[KarmaHoudini and is free to kill again.]]
10th Feb '16 9:17:43 PM VPhantom
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* '''Reconstructed''': The villain caused a situation where someone is to be killed. Out of remorse, he sets up so that he became the victim, so innocents are safe.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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The villain caused a situation where someone is to be killed. Out of remorse, he sets up so that he became the victim, so innocents are safe.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
10th Feb '16 2:13:39 PM doorhandle
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** EvenEvilHasLovedOnes, and even though the family thought the victim could be hard to deal with, they still grieve for his death. one of them sets out to find the killer and avenge the asshole.


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** The avenger is doing it more out of family duty than any sincere affection.
18th Dec '15 12:43:51 AM Kindle4Light
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** The victim was killed in self-defense.
** A {{blackmail}}er was murdered by his target after one demand too many.
** The victim was a professional [[KickTheDog dog-kicker]], and he ''really'' [[MuggingTheMonster chose the wrong dog this time]].
** The victim was himself a SerialKiller, killed by a SerialKillerKiller.
** The victim was a [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rapist]], and the killer acted on behalf of his victims.

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** The victim was killed in self-defense.
** A {{blackmail}}er
unaware that he was murdered by his target after one demand too many.
** The victim was a professional [[KickTheDog dog-kicker]], and he ''really''
about to mug the [[MuggingTheMonster chose the wrong dog this time]].
monster]].
** The victim was himself a SerialKiller, killed by a SerialKillerKiller.
** The victim was a [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rapist]], and the killer acted on behalf
Someone had enough of his victims.wrongdoings (especially if he got away with it) and decided to take the law into his own hands.
9th Nov '15 3:54:08 AM StarTropes
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** The victim was a [[RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil rapist]], and the killer acted on behalf of his victims.
7th Oct '15 9:10:03 AM NisjayCakecup
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Added DiffLines:

** "So he's dead? [[WesternAnimation/TheCritic And nothing of value was lost.]]"
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