History PlayingWith / GodSaveUsFromTheQueen

29th Dec '16 11:48:54 AM Eievie
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* '''Downplayed''':
** The queen can be a bit hot-tempered and heavy-handed, yet she's a genuinely nice person when you get to know her and only acts for the greater good.
** As Hire travelled around the world, the queens he encountered were evil, with a few exceptions.

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* '''Downplayed''':
**
'''Downplayed''': The queen can be a bit hot-tempered and heavy-handed, yet she's a genuinely nice person when you get to know her and only acts for the greater good.
** As Hire travelled around the world, the queens he encountered were evil, with a few exceptions.
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** FreudianExcuse
** The only way she could have become queen was if she fought her way to the top. Naturally, she continues to act cruelly to keep power.

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** FreudianExcuse
** The only way she could have become queen was if she [[AsskickingEqualsAuthority fought her way to the top.top]]. Naturally, she continues to act cruelly to keep power.



** The queen IS wicked but does something noble, but only because it serves her ends as well.

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** The queen IS ''is'' wicked but does something noble, but only because it serves her ends as well.



* '''Invoked''': EvilPrince, Harold decides to [[UnholyMatrimony marry an evil woman]]. So that when he's king, she'll have absolutely no problem with his abuse of power.

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* '''Invoked''': EvilPrince, Harold Bob decides to [[UnholyMatrimony marry an evil woman]]. So woman]], so that when he's king, she'll have absolutely no problem with his abuse of power.power. King Bob and Queen Alice become an evil RulingCouple.



** "Yes, that's Queen Marianne. She's evil."

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** "Yes, that's Queen Marianne.Alice. She's evil."



** Alternately, she isn't quite as evil in comparison to your typical ruler of the period / locale, but she gets a bad reputation precisely because society is sexist and she's a woman--things that a male king could get away with are considered "atrocities" when she commits them because women are supposed to be gentle.

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** Alternately, she isn't quite as evil in comparison to your typical ruler of the period / locale, periodlocale, but she gets a bad reputation precisely because society is sexist and she's a woman--things that a male king could get away with are considered "atrocities" when she commits them because women are supposed to be gentle.
26th Jun '14 1:48:01 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exploited''': In an attempt to halve the competition, a group of misogynists {{aristocrats|AreEvil}} (who are among those eligible to take up the throne) use the queen's tyrannical reign to justify why women should not be allowed to rule.

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* '''Exploited''': In an attempt to halve the competition, a group of misogynists misogynist {{aristocrats|AreEvil}} (who are among those eligible to take up the throne) use the queen's tyrannical reign to justify why women should not be allowed to rule.
26th Jun '14 1:47:48 PM VPhantom
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* '''Exploited''':
** In an attempt to halve the competition, a group of misogynists (who are among those eligible to take up the king's throne) use the queen's tyranical reign to justify why women should not be allowed to rule.

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* '''Exploited''':
**
'''Exploited''': In an attempt to halve the competition, a group of misogynists {{aristocrats|AreEvil}} (who are among those eligible to take up the king's throne) use the queen's tyranical tyrannical reign to justify why women should not be allowed to rule.
26th Jun '14 9:22:06 AM VPhantom
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** Among all women, only wicked ones were audacious enough to want to rule the kingdom fr her selfish desire.



* GenderFlipped: An oppressive king.

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* GenderFlipped: '''GenderFlipped''': An oppressive king.
26th Jun '14 8:03:19 AM Kindle4Light
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* '''Downplayed''': The queen can be a bit hot-tempered and heavy-handed, yet she's a genuinely nice person when you get to know her and only acts for the greater good.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
**
The queen can be a bit hot-tempered and heavy-handed, yet she's a genuinely nice person when you get to know her and only acts for the greater good.good.
** As Hire travelled around the world, the queens he encountered were evil, with a few exceptions.
26th Jun '14 7:50:14 AM Kindle4Light
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** Among all women, only wicked ones were audacious enough to want to rule the kingdom fr her selfish desire.



* GenderFlipped: An oppressive king.



* '''Zig Zagged''': The queen IS wicked but does something noble, but only because it serves her ends as well.
* '''Averted''': There is no queen or the queen is not in power. Or, the queen is fairly reasonable, but not perfect.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': Zagged''':
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The queen IS wicked but does something noble, but only because it serves her ends as well.
** The queen has BlueAndOrangeMorality.
* '''Averted''': '''Averted''':
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There is no queen or the queen is not in power. Or, the queen is fairly reasonable, but not perfect.perfect.
** All rulers, kings or queens, are just as bad.



* '''Exploited''': A group of misogynists use the queen's tyranical reign to justify why women should not be allowed to rule.

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* '''Exploited''': A '''Exploited''':
** In an attempt to halve the competition, a
group of misogynists (who are among those eligible to take up the king's throne) use the queen's tyranical reign to justify why women should not be allowed to rule.



** A system is set up so that women are fairly, but just as strictly, evaluated before deciding who gets to rule the country.



** A misogynist states "She's a woman in power of course she's evil!" about the queen.

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** A misogynist StrawMisogynist states "She's a woman in power of course she's evil!" about the queen.



* '''Reconstructed''': The queen's wickedness is part of the Machiavellian MagnificentBastard traits that got her to the throne in the first place, given that it's a male-dominated medieval setting. A nicer woman would never have made it.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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The queen's wickedness is part of the Machiavellian MagnificentBastard traits that got her to the throne in the first place, given that it's a male-dominated medieval setting. A nicer woman would never have made it.it.
** Or even in a society with gender equality, only a few women would prefer ruling the country, only to get ousted by that wicked woman, together with the rest of the men.
20th Dec '13 9:33:46 PM BibsDibs
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* '''Invoked''': PrinceEvil, Harold decides to [[UnholyMatrimony marry an evil woman]]. So that when he's king, she'll have absolutely no problem with his abuse of power.

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* '''Invoked''': PrinceEvil, EvilPrince, Harold decides to [[UnholyMatrimony marry an evil woman]]. So that when he's king, she'll have absolutely no problem with his abuse of power.
20th Dec '13 9:33:28 PM BibsDibs
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* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???PrinceEvil, Harold decides to [[UnholyMatrimony marry an evil woman]]. So that when he's king, she'll have absolutely no problem with his abuse of power.
18th Dec '13 3:10:45 PM BibsDibs
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* '''Invoked''': A misogynist states "She's a woman in power of course she's evil!" about the queen.

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* '''Invoked''': A misogynist states "She's a woman in power of course she's evil!" about the queen.???



* '''Discussed''': "Yes, that's Queen Marianne. She's evil."

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* '''Discussed''': '''Discussed''':
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"Yes, that's Queen Marianne. She's evil.""
** A misogynist states "She's a woman in power of course she's evil!" about the queen.
23rd Nov '13 7:32:39 PM megarockman
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* '''Defied''': The queen is naturally mean-spirited, but forces herself to be nice since she doesn't want to come across as evil or oppressive.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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The queen is naturally mean-spirited, but forces herself to be nice since she doesn't want to come across as evil or oppressive.oppressive.
** Those around her dread the day of the princess's coronation and ascent to the throne because of this trope, but when the day comes she [[SheIsTheKing proclaims herself king]].
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