History PlayingWith / AssholeVictim

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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** "So he's dead? [[WesternAnimation/TheCritic And nothing of value was lost.]]"
12th Jun '15 5:33:49 AM VPhantom
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*** The killer is a CardCarryingVillain who specifically targets innocents

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*** ** The killer is a CardCarryingVillain who specifically targets innocents
12th Jun '15 4:43:10 AM RJ-19-CLOVIS-93
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*** The killer is a CardCarryingVillain who specifically targets innocents
24th Jan '15 2:15:02 PM AHI-3000
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'''Basic Trope''': When a murder victim is an asshole.
* '''Straight''': The victim was a jerkwad. Nobody liked him, so his death isn't met with much unhappiness.

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'''Basic Trope''': When the victim of a murder (or a victim of some other kind of crime or misdeed) is an asshole.
* '''Straight''': The murder victim was a jerkwad. Nobody liked him, so his death isn't met with much unhappiness.



** The victim was still a jerk, and he was only slightly exaggerating his personality.



** The victim may have been an utterly unlikeable piece of shit, but it swiftly becomes obvious that [[DisproportionateRetribution even then, he didn't deserve what happened to him.]]

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** The victim may have been an utterly unlikeable unlikable piece of shit, but it swiftly becomes obvious that [[DisproportionateRetribution even then, he didn't deserve what happened to him.]]
16th Dec '13 12:40:07 AM Scrounge
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** The victim may have been an utterly unlikeable piece of shit, but it swiftly becomes obvious that [[DisproportionateRetribution even then, he didn't deserve what happened to him.]]
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