History PlayingWith / TheCavalry

10th Feb '17 7:47:50 PM ElodieHiras
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** The cavalry show up too late to make a difference in the fight but early enough to evacuate a hero on death door to the nearest hospital JustInTime.
12th Jan '17 12:23:09 PM Starshock
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** After making one [[PyrrhicVictory costly rescue]] too many, the RedshirtArmy refuses to save the heroes.

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** After making one [[PyrrhicVictory costly rescue]] too many, the RedshirtArmy TheCavalry refuses to save the heroes.
12th Jan '17 12:18:51 PM Starshock
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** [[PyrrhicVictory TheCavalry rescues the heroes, but they lose all of theirs best warriors in the effort.]]

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** TheCavalry [[PyrrhicVictory TheCavalry rescues the heroes, but they lose all of theirs best warriors in the effort.]]
12th Jan '17 12:18:10 PM Starshock
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**

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** Because they expect TheCavalry to save them, the heroes make reckless decisions that eventually lead to their deaths.
12th Jan '17 12:16:18 PM Starshock
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* '''Exaggerated''': The hero, a defenseless LittlestCancerPatient, is about to be nuked by the bad guys. Then, ''they'' are nuked by [[BuffySpeak very high precision nuke thingies]] launched by the good guys.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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The hero, a defenseless LittlestCancerPatient, is about to be nuked by the bad guys. Then, ''they'' are nuked by [[BuffySpeak very high precision nuke thingies]] launched by the good guys.guys.
** ''Every single time'' the heroes are in trouble, TheCavalry shows up to save them.



** The BigGood has PsychicPowers that tell him when the heroes are in trouble, so he can send in TheCavalry to save them.



** The Cavalry were The RedshirtArmy, the result was a CurbStompBattle, and were quickly decimated.

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** The Cavalry TheCavalry were The RedshirtArmy, the result was a CurbStompBattle, and were quickly decimated.decimated.
** TheCavalry show up too late to make a difference.
** TheCavalry runs away.



* '''Parodied''': At the sight of a single horse, the bad guys [[BrownNote wet themselves in terror]] and flee.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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At the sight of a single horse, the bad guys [[BrownNote wet themselves in terror]] and flee.flee.
** TheCavalry saves the heroes from tiny problems.



* '''Deconstructed''': Many of the heroes die before TheCavalry arrives. Some [[BringNewsBack may have to go]] on a suicide mission to summon TheCavalry.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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Many of the heroes die before TheCavalry arrives. Some [[BringNewsBack may have to go]] on a suicide mission to summon TheCavalry.TheCavalry.
** Because they expect TheCavalry to save them, the heroes don't fight very hard. When TheCavalry doesn't show up to rescue them, they lose.
** TheCavalry doesn't show up on time, so the heroes commit suicide, deciding that it's BetterToDieThanBeKilled. Turns out they GaveUpTooSoon, as TheCavalry shows up minutes after the heroes killed themselves.
** [[PyrrhicVictory TheCavalry rescues the heroes, but they lose all of theirs best warriors in the effort.]]
** After making one [[PyrrhicVictory costly rescue]] too many, the RedshirtArmy refuses to save the heroes.
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12th Jan '17 11:54:36 AM Starshock
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* '''Justified''': The heroes set up a LastStand in order to lure the enemy to battle in order to be defeated by TheCavalry.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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The heroes set up a LastStand in order to lure the enemy to battle in order to be defeated by TheCavalry.TheCavalry.
** The heroes have a magical item that allows them to call for help when they need it most.
25th Oct '16 11:58:14 AM Gosicrystal
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** [[BigDamnHeroes The heroes rescue someone that's in trouble.]]
8th Aug '13 7:56:55 PM VPhantom
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* '''Inverted''': The heroes have the BigBad surrounded, and then his army comes and defeats them.

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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The heroes have the BigBad surrounded, and then his army comes and defeats them.
8th Aug '13 7:23:28 PM dclark
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???The BigBad isn't after the heroes; he wanted to kill the leader of the cavalry, and he knew they would show up if the heroes were in serious danger.
8th Aug '13 7:20:38 PM dclark
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???The heroes are facing a large number of enemy forces in what promises to be a very close battle. Midway through, reinforcements arrive, and are just enough to tip the odds in the heroes' favor.


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** The heroes are surrounded and fighting to their last, and another division of the BigBad's army arrives.


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** Many of the soldiers involved in the CavalryBetrayal pull a HeelFaceTurn at the last second.
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