History PlayingWith / VillainProtagonist

4th Apr '18 5:16:13 PM AHI-3000
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'''Basic Trope''': The main character, viewpoint character and protagonist of a story, is also the story's villain.
* '''Straight''': [[BigBad Emperor Evulz]] is the protagonist of the story "Emperor Evulz [[TakeOverTheWorld Takes Over The World]]", which contains ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin (of course). He acts in every way like a traditional EvilOverlord BigBad, but is the main character who narrates the story.
* '''Exaggerated''': Evulz is a complete CardCarryingVillain who mercilessly and repeatedly [[BreakingTheFourthWall breaks the fourth wall]] to {{lampshade|Hanging}} how he's the villain.

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'''Basic Trope''': The main character, viewpoint character character, and protagonist of a story, is also the story's villain.
* '''Straight''': [[BigBad Emperor Evulz]] is the protagonist of the story "Emperor ''Emperor Evulz [[TakeOverTheWorld Takes Over The World]]", the World]]'', which contains ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin (of course). He acts in every way like a traditional EvilOverlord BigBad, but is the main character who narrates the story.
* '''Exaggerated''': Evulz is a complete CardCarryingVillain both a CompleteMonster and CardCarryingVillain, who mercilessly and repeatedly [[BreakingTheFourthWall breaks the fourth wall]] to {{lampshade|Hanging}} how he's the villain.



** The characters in the story [[GreyAndGrayMorality can't be neatly divided into good guys and bad guys]], but on the shades of grey within the show the character is an obviously darker shade.
** The protagonist is a WellIntentionedExtremist and genuinely believes that [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans his actions will create a better world]].

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** The characters in the story [[GreyAndGrayMorality can't be neatly divided into good guys and bad guys]], but on the shades of grey within the show show, the character is an obviously darker shade.
** The protagonist is a WellIntentionedExtremist and genuinely believes that [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans his actions will create a better world]]. He ''might'' have been an actual hero, if not for the horrific measures he takes to achieve his goals.



* '''Inverted''': HeroAntagonist.

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* '''Inverted''': HeroAntagonist.'''Inverted''':
** The HeroAntagonist, who is typically the main opponent of a Villain Protagonist.
** HeroProtagonist and VillainAntagonist, the traditional roles for the good guy and bad guy in most stories.
4th Apr '18 5:10:53 PM AHI-3000
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** NominalHero
** AntiVillain Protagonist



** NominalHero.
** AntiVillain Protagonist.
31st Jul '17 5:54:25 PM rdococ
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** The protagonist is a WellIntentionedExtremist and genuinely believes that [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans his actions will create a better world]].
23rd Jul '17 9:41:19 AM rdococ
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* '''Averted''': Emperor Evulz is TheHero. The story is a standard following of his [[TheHerosJourney hero's journey]] to take down [[BigBad Bob Badguy]].

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* '''Averted''': Emperor Evulz [[NonIndicativeName Evulz]] is TheHero. The story is a standard following of his [[TheHerosJourney hero's journey]] to take down [[BigBad Bob Badguy]].
8th Jun '17 5:28:18 AM ChrisX
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** AntiVillain Protagonist.
30th May '17 5:47:30 PM ectostar
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** NominalHero

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** NominalHeroNominalHero.
9th May '16 4:50:10 PM Tehrannotaur
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* '''Downplayed''': The characters in the story [[GreyAndGrayMorality can't be neatly divided into good guys and bad guys]], but on the shades of grey within the show the character is an obviously darker shade.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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The characters in the story [[GreyAndGrayMorality can't be neatly divided into good guys and bad guys]], but on the shades of grey within the show the character is an obviously darker shade.shade.
** NominalHero
26th Jun '15 9:39:57 PM VPhantom
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** Despite still being villainous and heroic respectively, Evulz constantly [[WorldOfCardboard makes heroic speeches]] that would fit right in with TheCape, while the hero Bob [[FauxHorrific cackles and raves like a supervillain on his plans for world peace.]]

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** Despite still being villainous and heroic respectively, Evulz constantly [[WorldOfCardboard [[WorldOfCardboardSpeech makes heroic speeches]] that would fit right in with TheCape, while the hero Bob [[FauxHorrific cackles and raves like a supervillain on his plans for world peace.]]
26th Jun '15 9:19:41 PM doorhandle
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** Despite still being villainous and heroic respectively, Evulz constantly [[WorldOfCardboard makes heroic speeches]] that would fit right in with TheCape, while the hero Bob [[FauxHorrific cackles and raves like a supervillain on his plans for world peace.]]
16th Apr '14 10:35:06 PM ZeroWizard
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'''Basic Trope''': The main character, viewpoint character and protagonist of a story is also the story's villain.

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'''Basic Trope''': The main character, viewpoint character and protagonist of a story story, is also the story's villain.
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