History PlayingWith / InTheEndYouAreOnYourOwn

1st Feb '14 1:35:31 PM SKJAM
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???TheHero's allies help in the final battle...by channeling their combined powers into him.



* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???The BigBad makes himself look honorable so that the hero will insist on engaging him alone, and thus be vulnerable to treachery.
7th Jun '13 1:44:51 PM VPhantom
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* '''Subverted''': TheHero challenges the BigBad to a "fair duel", then signals his friends to come [[UnwittingPawn swarming from all directions onto the villain]].
** Or alternatively the Lancer (or another party member) assists them in the fight.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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TheHero challenges the BigBad to a "fair duel", then signals his friends to come [[UnwittingPawn swarming from all directions onto the villain]].
** Or alternatively the The Lancer (or another party member) assists them refuses to left his friend fighting on his own, so he rushes to assist him in the fight.battle.
7th Jun '13 1:22:55 PM awesomedude17
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* Or alternatively the Lancer (or another party member) assists them in the fight.

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* ** Or alternatively the Lancer (or another party member) assists them in the fight.
7th Jun '13 1:22:28 PM awesomedude17
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** BecauseDestinySaysSo
24th Jan '13 9:02:52 AM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''':
** The [[TooDumbToLive noble]] hero challenges the villain to a duel and is [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim shot in the back]] by TheDragon.
** Alternately; TheHero becomes disillusioned with his friends after they fail to help him in the most important battle, eventually abandoning them in a fit of resentment.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** The laws of the universe prohibit the epic battles to be won by dirty tricks and the bullet ricochets off TheHero's back.
** Alternately, he had a bulletproof vest on because [[GenreSavvy he knew]] the bad guys would break their word. Which is why TheLancer also followed and engages the Dragon. Plus, the hero isn't doing it (just) for honor. ItsPersonal.



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Conversed''': "Oh, come on! This guy's been [[CombatPragmatist doing whatever it takes to win]] for the whole series, and suddenly when the time comes to fight the big villain he goes all by himself?"

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* '''Conversed''': "Oh, come on! This guy's been [[CombatPragmatist doing whatever it takes to win]] for the whole series, and suddenly when the time comes to fight the big villain he goes all by himself?" himself?"
* '''Deconstructed''':
** The [[TooDumbToLive noble]] hero challenges the villain to a duel and is [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim shot in the back]] by TheDragon.
** Alternately; TheHero becomes disillusioned with his friends after they fail to help him in the most important battle, eventually abandoning them in a fit of resentment.
* '''Reconstructed''':
** The laws of the universe prohibit the epic battles to be won by dirty tricks and the bullet ricochets off TheHero's back.
** Alternately, he had a bulletproof vest on because [[GenreSavvy he knew]] the bad guys would break their word. Which is why TheLancer also followed and engages the Dragon. Plus, the hero isn't doing it (just) for honor. ItsPersonal.



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
23rd Jun '12 10:45:56 PM Xtifr
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* '''Straight''': The {{Nakama}} finally reach the BigBad, whom TheHero then engages in one-on-one combat, while his friends idly stand by.

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* '''Straight''': The {{Nakama}} TrueCompanions finally reach the BigBad, whom TheHero then engages in one-on-one combat, while his friends idly stand by.



* '''Averted''': TheHero's {{Nakama}} follow him to the FinalBattle and perform at the top of their abilities, each of them contributing equally to their victory.

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* '''Averted''': TheHero's {{Nakama}} TrueCompanions follow him to the FinalBattle and perform at the top of their abilities, each of them contributing equally to their victory.
19th Jun '12 6:23:28 AM Telcontar
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* '''Justified''': Killing the BigBad is something that TheHero [[ThisIsSomethingHesGotToDoHimself has to do himself]] because ItsPersonal.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Killing the BigBad is something that TheHero [[ThisIsSomethingHesGotToDoHimself has to do himself]] because ItsPersonal.



* '''Inverted''': Instead of sending the QuirkyMinibossSquad after him, BigBad faces off against TheHero in person.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Instead of sending the QuirkyMinibossSquad after him, BigBad faces off against TheHero in person.



* '''Deconstructed''': The [[TooDumbToLive noble]] hero challenges the villain to a duel and is [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim shot in the back]] by TheDragon.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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The [[TooDumbToLive noble]] hero challenges the villain to a duel and is [[WhyDontYaJustShootHim shot in the back]] by TheDragon.



* '''Reconstructed''': The laws of the universe prohibit the epic battles to be won by dirty tricks and the bullet ricochets off TheHero's back.

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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The laws of the universe prohibit the epic battles to be won by dirty tricks and the bullet ricochets off TheHero's back.



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16th Oct '11 7:29:32 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* '''Justified''': Killing the BigBad is something that TheHero [[{{Ptitle7pn5uvdh}} has to do himself]] because ItsPersonal.

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* '''Justified''': Killing the BigBad is something that TheHero [[{{Ptitle7pn5uvdh}} [[ThisIsSomethingHesGotToDoHimself has to do himself]] because ItsPersonal.
15th Jul '11 7:50:53 PM Bertandernie
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* Or alternatively the Lancer (or another party member) assists them in the fight.
7th May '11 8:14:04 AM Citizen
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* '''Conversed''': "Oh, come on! This guy's been [[TheCombatPragmatist doing whatever it takes to win]] for the whole series, and suddenly when the time comes to fight the big villain he goes all by himself?"

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* '''Conversed''': "Oh, come on! This guy's been [[TheCombatPragmatist [[CombatPragmatist doing whatever it takes to win]] for the whole series, and suddenly when the time comes to fight the big villain he goes all by himself?"
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