History PlayingWith / TheManBehindTheCurtain

22nd Dec '15 7:51:38 AM TheAmazingBlachman
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* '''Straight''': The hero breaks down the door to Baron von Ruthless' chambers, only to find him to be an old man in a wheelchair.
* '''Exaggerated''': Baron von Ruthless is bedridden and on life support.

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* '''Straight''': The hero breaks down the door to Baron von Ruthless' chambers, only to find him to be an frail, old man in a wheelchair.
* '''Exaggerated''': Baron von Ruthless is bedridden and on life support.support, and looks a skeleton who has been dipped in wax. There is a strong impression that even the slightest bit of exertion would cause him to keel over.
25th May '14 8:31:11 PM More
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* '''Parodied''': Baron von Ruthless has committed several heinous crimes and is wanted in several countries. It's revealed that Baron von Ruthless is actually a genius 10-year-old girl working all of it from behind her computer.

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* '''Parodied''': Baron von Ruthless has committed several heinous crimes and is wanted in several countries. It's revealed that Baron von Ruthless is actually a genius 10-year-old girl child working all of it from behind her computer.
22nd Oct '13 4:28:55 PM VPhantom
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22nd Oct '13 3:00:01 PM UltimateParagon
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** He's still a SquishyWizard
17th Oct '13 3:51:23 PM Fniff1
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Baron Von Ruthless has a leg cast.
22nd Sep '13 7:51:42 PM VPhantom
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22nd Sep '13 7:05:46 PM DynamicDragon
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5th May '13 1:52:38 PM DonTriezieme
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* '''Exploited''': ???

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* '''Exploited''': ???The Heroes had brought themselves to their last legs fighting TheDragon and are saved by the fact that their opponent is actually harmless
3rd Feb '13 7:09:46 AM VPhantom
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* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Subverted''': Baron von Ruthless' infirmity was all an act and he attacks the hero.

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* '''Subverted''': '''Subverted''':
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Baron von Ruthless' infirmity was all an act and he attacks the hero.



* '''Double Subverted''': Only to find out that this Baron von Ruthless was a robot. The real one has been dead for years.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Subverted''':
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Only to find out that this Baron von Ruthless was a robot. The real one has been dead for years.



* '''Deconstructed''': Baron von Ruthless' StartOfDarkness is explored, and we find that it is becoming an old man in a wheelchair that made him evil in the first place.
* '''Reconstructed''': He's still an old man in a wheelchair though, and falls easily.
* '''Zig Zagged''': There is another ManBehindTheMan for Baron von Ruthless. He's not the ManBehindTheCurtain, but the man behind ''him'' is. And so on.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Baron von Ruthless' StartOfDarkness is explored, and we find that it is becoming an old man in a wheelchair that made him evil in the first place.
* '''Reconstructed''': He's still an old man in a wheelchair though, and falls easily.
* '''Zig Zagged''': There is another ManBehindTheMan for Baron von Ruthless. He's not the ManBehindTheCurtain, {{the Man Behind The Curtain}}, but the man behind ''him'' is. And so on.



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



* '''Deconstructed''': Baron von Ruthless' StartOfDarkness is explored, and we find that it is becoming an old man in a wheelchair that made him evil in the first place.
* '''Reconstructed''': He's still an old man in a wheelchair though, and falls easily.



Back to TheManBehindTheCurtain...but never mind the man behind the curtain!

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Back to TheManBehindTheCurtain...but TheManBehindTheCurtain ...But never mind the man behind the curtain!curtain!
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???
25th Jun '11 9:13:01 AM MabuseTheGambler
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** It turns out that the [[TinTyrant vaguely human-shaped mass of steel plates and spikes]] from earlier, who our heroes "learned" was a body double upon encountering the feeble old man before them, really ''was'' Baron von Ruthless, and the old man is just there to get would-be assassins to drop their guard while the ''real'' Baron von Ruthless closes in.

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** It turns out that the The [[TinTyrant vaguely human-shaped mass of steel plates and spikes]] from earlier, who our heroes "learned" was a body double upon encountering the feeble old man before them, really ''was'' Baron von Ruthless, and the old man is just there to get would-be assassins to drop their guard while the ''real'' Baron von Ruthless closes in.
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