History PlayingWith / TheDogBitesBack

4th Mar '18 6:18:05 AM fruitstripegum
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'''Basic Trope''': [[KickTheDog An abused character]] takes revenge on thier victimizer.

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'''Basic Trope''': [[KickTheDog An abused character]] takes revenge on thier their victimizer.
6th Jan '18 12:14:50 AM MasterN
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'''Basic Trope''': [[KickTheDog An abused character]] turns the abuse on thier victimizer.

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'''Basic Trope''': [[KickTheDog An abused character]] turns the abuse takes revenge on thier victimizer.
4th Jan '18 7:07:52 PM MasterN
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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]].
* '''Downplayed''': Mook #16 gets a revenge on Emperor Evulz, but he doesn't kill him.
* '''Justified''': 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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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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As his evil lair falls apart, Emperor Evulz is killed by Mook #16 for [[DisproportionateRetribution adding too much salt to the mook rations]].
** ALL the mooks gang up on Evulz, as does everyone he’s ever harmed.
* '''Downplayed''': Mook #16 gets a revenge on Emperor Evulz, but he doesn't kill him.
* '''Justified''': 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 and takes the opportunity to take exact his revenge for all the abuse.



** As his evil lair falls apart, Mook #16 tries to kill Emperor Evulz; Evulz {{Offhand Backhand}}s him and carries on.
** Mook #16 states that he could kill Evulz, but forgives him instead and walks away.

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** As his evil lair falls apart, Mook #16 tries to kill Emperor Evulz; Evulz Evulz, who simply {{Offhand Backhand}}s him and carries on.
** Mook #16 states that he could kill Evulz, but [[TurnTheOtherCheek forgives him instead and walks away.away]].



* '''Lampshaded''': "Emperor Evulz should have gotten loyaler mooks..."
* '''Invoked''': The GuileHero talk Mook #16 into assassinating Emperor Evulz by reminding him of all the cruel things Evulz has done to him.
* '''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.

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Emperor Evulz should have gotten loyaler mooks...treated his minions better..."
* '''Invoked''': The GuileHero talk talks Mook #16 into assassinating Emperor Evulz by reminding him of all the cruel things Evulz has done to him.
* '''Exploited''': Thanks to [[ReverseMole a spy in Evulz's base, 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.



* '''Discussed''': "Ow... that looked like it hurt, Emperor Evulz better watch his back 'cause I don't think Mook #16 gonna let him get away with that again."

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* '''Discussed''': "Ow... that looked like it hurt, Emperor Evulz better watch his back 'cause I don't think Mook #16 is gonna let him get away with that again."



* '''Reconstructed''': Mook #16 is canny enough to get out of the {{Mook}} business after killing his old master; he'd [[PetTheDog done enough kind deeds]] to [[MookFaceTurn be accepted by the heroes]].

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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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Mook #16 is canny enough to get out of the {{Mook}} business after killing his old master; he'd [[PetTheDog done enough kind deeds]] to [[MookFaceTurn be accepted by the heroes]].heroes]].
** TheDragon who was also abused finishes off Evulz, and Mook #16 is allowed into the heroes’ ranks.
4th Jan '18 7:01:18 PM MasterN
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'''Basic Trope''': [[KickTheDog Kick a dog]] enough times, and it will turn around and bite you.

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'''Basic Trope''': [[KickTheDog Kick a dog]] enough times, and it will turn around and bite you.An abused character]] turns the abuse on thier victimizer.
19th Nov '17 11:06:33 AM krimzonflygon2
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* '''Deconstructed''': When word of his deed gets out, Mook #16 is RewardedAsATraitorDeserves by the next EvilOverlord he offers his employment to.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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When word of his deed gets out, Mook #16 is RewardedAsATraitorDeserves by the next EvilOverlord he offers his employment to.to.
** Mook #16 turns on Evulz, attacking the EvilOverlord when his back is turned with every ounce of his strength. Evulz is [[NoSell left standing unscathed]] in a crater, and he looks over his shoulder at #16.
-->'''Evulz''': [[TranquilFury Do you know what happens to dogs that bite their master?]]
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.
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