History PlayingWith / EvilCounterPart

5th May '14 9:29:06 AM SeptimusHeap
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* '''Inverted''': Aleksandra is an AntiHero VillainProtagonist, and she meets Chen, who had the same background as her but is a [[TheMessiah Messiah]] HeroAntagonist.

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* '''Inverted''': Aleksandra is an AntiHero VillainProtagonist, and she meets Chen, who had the same background as her but is a [[TheMessiah Messiah]] Messiah HeroAntagonist.
6th Apr '14 11:37:03 AM Tehrannotaur
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* The similarities between Aleksandra and Borislava are present, but the story doesn't make much of it.
* ShadowArchetype

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* ** The similarities between Aleksandra and Borislava are present, but the story doesn't make much of it.
* ** ShadowArchetype
6th Apr '14 11:36:56 AM Tehrannotaur
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* '''Downplayed''': The similarities between Aleksandra and Borislava are present, but the story doesn't make much of it.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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The similarities between Aleksandra and Borislava are present, but the story doesn't make much of it.it.
* ShadowArchetype
11th Apr '13 11:30:04 PM VPhantom
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** Borislava had a similar upbringing to Aleksandra but chose to be evil.
** Boris and Alek weren't actually from similar backgrounds, but they have such a similar mindset that Boris decides to drop false "hints" that they may not be that different.

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** Borislava had a similar upbringing to Aleksandra but chose to be evil.
evil. It's an excellent way to show just how bad or dangerous she could be if she didn't have a heroic upbringing.
** Boris and Alek weren't actually from similar backgrounds, but they have such a similar mindset that Boris decides to drop false "hints" that they may not be that different.



* '''Enforced''': This trope is done to show just how bad or dangerous the hero could be if they didn't have a heroic upbringing.

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* '''Enforced''': This trope is done to show just how bad or dangerous In a {{toku}}saku series, (or a similar, special effects based flick) the hero could be if they didn't have a heroic upbringing.costume department decides to take one of heroes' spare costumes and [[PaletteSwap tweak it]] to create an evil counterpart, not because it was part of the original plan, but due to budget constraints.
11th Apr '13 11:10:40 PM Etheru
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* '''Enforced''': This trope is down to show just how bad or dangerous the hero could be if they didn't have a heroic upbringing.

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* '''Enforced''': This trope is down done to show just how bad or dangerous the hero could be if they didn't have a heroic upbringing.
11th Apr '13 11:10:19 PM Etheru
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* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???This trope is down to show just how bad or dangerous the hero could be if they didn't have a heroic upbringing.
28th Mar '13 1:21:00 AM Korodzik
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* '''Inverted''': Aleksandra is an AntiHero VillainProtagonist, and she meets Chen, who had the same background as her but is a {{Messiah}} HeroAntagonist.

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* '''Inverted''': Aleksandra is an AntiHero VillainProtagonist, and she meets Chen, who had the same background as her but is a {{Messiah}} [[TheMessiah Messiah]] HeroAntagonist.
1st Jan '13 7:13:52 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exaggerated''':
** Every major villain Alexsandra faces is a dark inversion of some aspect of her character.

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* '''Exaggerated''':
'''Exaggerated''':
** Every major villain Alexsandra faces is a dark inversion of some aspect of her character.



** Or, alternatively, Borislava is not evil, but brainwashed.
* '''Double Subverted''': And then it turns out that Borislava's mother, although rich and [[VillainWithGoodPublicity loved by the public,]] abused her as much as Aleksandra's, and despite the class differences they really are very similar.
* '''Parodied''': Everyone comments on how alike the two are... but neither of them can see the resemblance, and find this very annoying.

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** Or, alternatively, Borislava is not evil, but brainwashed.
brainwashed.
* '''Double Subverted''': And then it turns out that Borislava's mother, although rich and [[VillainWithGoodPublicity loved by the public,]] abused her as much as Aleksandra's, and despite the class differences they really are very similar.
similar.
* '''Parodied''': Everyone comments on how alike the two are... but But neither of them can see the resemblance, and find this very annoying.



* '''Invoked''':

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* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''':



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1st Jan '13 4:49:09 PM skywerewolf
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** Boris and Alek weren't actually from similar backgrounds, but they have such a similar mindset that Boris decides to drop false "hints" that they may not be that different.
27th Sep '12 11:12:50 AM johnnye
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* '''Exaggerated''': Everyone in the world has an EvilCounterpart, or Borislava is basically Aleksandra recoloured.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Everyone in the world has an EvilCounterpart, or '''Exaggerated''':
** Every major villain Alexsandra faces is a dark inversion of some aspect of her character.
**
Borislava is basically Aleksandra recoloured. literally Alexsandra's EvilTwin, and their occasional flashes of {{Twintuition}} keep them obsessed with opposing each other even if they'd rather live and let live.



** Borislava had a similar upbringing as Aleksandra but choose to be evil.

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** Borislava had a similar upbringing as to Aleksandra but choose chose to be evil.



** Or, alternatively, Borislava is not evil, but yes brainwashed.

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** Or, alternatively, Borislava is not evil, but yes brainwashed.brainwashed.



* '''Parodied''': ???

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* '''Parodied''': ???Everyone comments on how alike the two are... but neither of them can see the resemblance, and find this very annoying.



* '''Enforced''':

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* '''Enforced''': ???



* '''Invoked''': Borislava's family and Aleksandra's family knew each other, and since Aleksandra was obviously going to become good, Borislava's family forced her into evil in because "Aleksandra has to have an evil twin".

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* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''':
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Borislava's family and Aleksandra's family knew each other, and since Aleksandra was obviously going to become good, Borislava's family forced her into evil in because "Aleksandra has to have an evil twin".twin".
** Borislava is a brainwashed TykeBomb created specifically to be a {{Foil}} to Alexsandra, and her mirror-image backstory was invented to inspire jealousy and hatred.
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