History PlayingWith / TheDogBitesBack

11th Sep '17 3:12:01 PM marcoasalazarm
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* '''Defied''': The villain [[NiceToTheWaiter treats his mooks well]] so they'll help him in his time of need.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
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The villain [[NiceToTheWaiter treats his mooks well]] so they'll help him in his time of need.need.
** Evulz shoots Mook #16 InTheBack during that split second at the beginning of the FinalBattle when he was thinking his options.
30th Aug '17 10:48:13 AM imadmagician
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???Thanks to a spy in Evulz's base, the protagonists learn the mooks are planning to turn against their boss. With this in mind, they let them try and assassinate Evulz, but also get ready to strike the leaderless remnants when this happens.
20th Mar '17 7:32:26 AM Adept
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* '''Double Subverted''': Mook #16 gets back up and stabs Emperor Evulz in the back.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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Mook #16 gets back up and stabs Emperor Evulz in the back.back.
** Right after Mook #16 leaves, Evulz is confronted and killed by #15, who is not as forgiving.
13th Mar '17 8:44:26 PM ectostar
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'''Basic Trope''': A villain is killed by somebody they were cruel to.
* '''Straight''': With his evil lair falling apart around him, Emperor Evulz is killed by lowly Mook #16, who he'd been planning to [[YouHaveFailedMe execute for failure]].

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'''Basic Trope''': A villain is killed by somebody they were cruel to.
[[KickTheDog Kick a dog]] enough times, and it will turn around and bite you.
* '''Straight''': With his evil lair falling apart around him, Emperor Evulz is killed by lowly Mook {{Mook}} #16, who he'd been planning to [[YouHaveFailedMe execute for failure]].



** KickTheDog
** BecauseYouWereNiceToMe: Emperor Evulz may have been a jackass to many of his mooks, but Mook #16 (and his troop of EliteMooks) were treated fairly well, so they come to Evulz's aid.

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** KickTheDog
KickTheDog.
** BecauseYouWereNiceToMe: BecauseYouWereNiceToMe; Emperor Evulz may have been a jackass to many of his mooks, but Mook #16 (and his troop of EliteMooks) were treated fairly well, so they come to Evulz's aid.
6th Apr '15 6:02:59 PM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''': In general, being a douchebag to your subordinates eventually comes back to bite you in the ass, making anytime this trope is used or invoked justified

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* '''Justified''': In general, being a douchebag Evulz forced Mook #16 to your subordinates eventually comes back to bite you in work for him through fear and intimidation. Now that Evulz is powerless, Mook #16 is no longer afraid of him takes the ass, making anytime this trope is used or invoked justified opportunity to take his revenge for all the abuse.
6th Apr '15 3:55:03 PM Nick_Anonymous
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* '''Justified''':
** Mook #16 had been planning to eliminate Emperor Evulz for a while, and simply took the opportunity when it arose.
** Evulz forced Mook #16 to work for him through fear and intimidation. Now that Evulz is powerless, Mook #16 is no longer afraid of him takes the opportunity to take his revenge for all the abuse.
** In general, being a douchebag to your subordinates eventually comes back to bite you in the ass.

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* '''Justified''':
** Mook #16 had been planning to eliminate Emperor Evulz for a while, and simply took the opportunity when it arose.
** Evulz forced Mook #16 to work for him through fear and intimidation. Now that Evulz is powerless, Mook #16 is no longer afraid of him takes the opportunity to take his revenge for all the abuse.
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'''Justified''': In general, being a douchebag to your subordinates eventually comes back to bite you in the ass. ass, making anytime this trope is used or invoked justified
13th Oct '14 3:26:20 PM MarcusImpudite
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** In general, being a douchebag to your subordinates eventually comes back to bite you in the ass.
5th Mar '14 7:12:51 AM Furienna
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* '''Downplayed''': The former victim gets a small revenge, but he/she doesn't kill the villain.

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* '''Downplayed''': The former victim Mook #16 gets a small revenge, revenge on Emperor Evulz, but he/she he doesn't kill the villain.him.
28th Feb '14 2:07:19 PM Furienna
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???The former victim gets a small revenge, but he/she doesn't kill the villain.
15th Jul '13 2:50:11 PM MathsAngelicVersion
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* '''Exaggerated''': As his evil lair falls apart, Emperor Evulz is killed by Mook #16 for adding too much salt to the mook rations.

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* '''Exaggerated''': As his evil lair falls apart, Emperor Evulz is killed by Mook #16 for [[DisproportionateRetribution adding too much salt to the mook rations.rations]].
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