History PlayingWith / WouldHurtAChild

14th Feb '17 12:08:02 AM ectostar
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* '''Straight''': Wanda, an amoral hitwoman, doesn't care if her target is a child and has already killed some.

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* '''Straight''': Wanda, Alice, an amoral hitwoman, [[ProfessionalKiller hitwoman]], doesn't care if her target is a child and has already killed some. some.



** Wanda doesn't kill anyone BUT babies and young children.
** Wanda kills her target's child ForTheEvulz.

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** Wanda Alice doesn't kill anyone BUT babies and young children.
** Wanda Alice kills her target's child ForTheEvulz. ForTheEvulz.



** Wanda would give the child a less painful death than she would adults.
** Wanda does not like the idea of hurting children, but she knows [[KidHero our hero Bob]] is quite dangerous.

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** Wanda Alice would give the child a less painful death than she would adults.
adults.
** Wanda Alice does not like the idea of hurting children, but she knows [[KidHero our hero Bob]] is quite dangerous. dangerous.



** The child in question [[ChildSoldiers can fight back]], so Wanda has to be on her guard.
** Wanda, a terrorist, has convinced a child to place a bomb or wear a vest made of explosives and be in a public place. Then...\\
A) Either Wanda detonates the explosives while the child is nearby them, or a sniper sees what Wanda's up to and is forced to BoomHeadshot the child (as the SadisticChoice would have been let the child's explosives kill countless others).\\
B) It might also be that there is only time to just act and not think; in which first instinct is "take the shot and deal with the consequences later." In a war-based or anti-terrorist piece of work this wouldn't be that far from the truth.
** Wanda just [[ChildHater hates children.]]

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** The child in question [[ChildSoldiers can fight back]], so Wanda Alice has to be on her guard.
** Wanda, Alice, a terrorist, has convinced a child to place a bomb or wear a vest made of explosives and be in a public place. Then...\\
A)
Then...
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Either Wanda Alice detonates the explosives while the child is nearby them, or a sniper sees what Wanda's Alice's up to and is forced to BoomHeadshot the child (as the SadisticChoice would have been let the child's explosives kill countless others).\\
B)
others).
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It might also be that there is only time to just act and not think; in which first instinct is "take the shot and deal with the consequences later." In a war-based or anti-terrorist piece of work this wouldn't be that far from the truth.
** Wanda Alice just [[ChildHater hates children.]]children]].



** WouldntHurtAChild
** Wanda, a child, has no qualms on hurting or killing adults.

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** WouldntHurtAChild
WouldntHurtAChild.
** Wanda, Alice, a child, has no qualms on hurting or killing adults.



** Wanda is in a shootout, and shoots a child. But she fires with a tranq gun to prevent them being shot by someone else.
** The "child" turns out to be an evil robot built with the appearance of a child to fool the heroes.
** Or the child was EnfantTerrible

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** Wanda Alice is in a shootout, and shoots a child. But she fires with a tranq gun to prevent them being shot by someone else.
** The "child" turns out to be an evil robot built with the appearance of a child to fool the heroes.
heroes.
** Or the child was EnfantTerribleEnfantTerrible.



** It turns out Wanda had no way of knowing the child was an evil robot, and just shot it because she wanted to.
** Wanda is about to shoot someone, realizes it's a child, hesitates and then shoots anyway.
* '''Parodied''': Wanda, about to make her escape, breaks into a child's bedroom and draws on his face with permanent marker.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Depending on her own whim or the amount of her contract, Wanda carries out child execution or doesn't.

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** It turns out Wanda Alice had no way of knowing the child was an evil robot, and just shot it because she wanted to.
** Wanda Alice is about to shoot someone, realizes it's a child, hesitates and then shoots anyway.
* '''Parodied''': Wanda, Alice, about to make her escape, breaks into a child's bedroom and draws on his face with permanent marker.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Depending on her own whim or the amount of her contract, Wanda Alice carries out child execution or doesn't.



** InfantImmortality
** Wanda is about to shoot someone, realizes it's a child, and stays her hand.

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** InfantImmortality
InfantImmortality.
** Wanda Alice is about to shoot someone, realizes it's a child, and stays her hand.



** "We want Wanda to be taken seriously as a villainess. There's no other way to do that than have her kill children intentionally."
** "[[KidHero The own hero of the history is a child]] and his conflict with Wanda would be pretty boring if she has moral compunctions about hurt children"
* '''Lampshaded''': "Wanda, you wouldn't shoot a child, would you?" "Why not?"

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** "We want Wanda Alice to be taken seriously as a villainess. There's no other way to do that than have her kill children intentionally."
** "[[KidHero The own Our hero of the history story is a child]] and his conflict with Wanda Alice would be pretty boring if she has moral compunctions about hurt children"
hurting children."
* '''Lampshaded''': "Wanda, "Alice, you wouldn't shoot a child, would you?" "Why not?"



* '''Exploited''': Wanda is hired to assassinate families, as they know she can go through with it.

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* '''Exploited''': Wanda Alice is hired to assassinate families, as they know she can go through with it.



* '''Implied''': Wanda is shown to keep trophies from her victims, and a brief shot of her trophy room shows that some of them seem to be children's toys...
* '''Deconstructed''': Wanda is seen as a monster and treated accordingly for what she's done. ''[[EvenEvilHasStandards Even by other villains.]]''
* '''Reconstructed''': Said child was an EnfanteTerrible, or a KidHero in the villians' way. Wanda is treated well, depending on the side she's on.
* '''Played For Laughs''': Wanda's daughter comes home from school in a bad mood because her classmates bullied her. The next day, she's the only one left in class, and clearly annoyed.
* '''Played For Drama''': Wanda, a sniper, notices that a child has explosives on him, as well as a detonator. She sees he's about to detonate them and take out a lot of folks with him. She prevents the explosives from going off, either by shooting the detonator and wounding the child, or shooting the child's head and killing him. She's shaken in that it's one of those things she never thought she would need to do, and it haunts at her in there was no time to [[SadisticChoice think of a better way.]] Even "wartime realities" don't ease the grief.

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* '''Implied''': Wanda Alice is shown to keep trophies from her victims, and a brief shot of her trophy room shows that some of them seem to be children's toys...
* '''Deconstructed''': Wanda Alice is seen as a monster and treated accordingly for what she's done. ''[[EvenEvilHasStandards Even by other villains.]]''
villains]].''
* '''Reconstructed''': Said child was an EnfanteTerrible, or a KidHero in the villians' way. Wanda Alice is treated well, depending on the side she's on.
* '''Played For Laughs''': Wanda's Alice's daughter comes home from school in a bad mood because her classmates bullied her. The next day, she's the only one left in class, and clearly annoyed.
* '''Played For Drama''': Wanda, Alice, a sniper, notices that a child has explosives on him, as well as a detonator. She sees he's about to detonate them and take out a lot of folks with him. She prevents the explosives from going off, either by shooting the detonator and wounding the child, or shooting the child's head and killing him. She's shaken in that it's one of those things she never thought she would need to do, and it haunts at her in there was no time to [[SadisticChoice think of a better way.]] way]]. Even "wartime realities" don't ease the grief.
17th Dec '16 9:40:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* '''Reconstructed''': Said child was an EnfanteTerrible, or a {{Badass}} KidHero in the villians' way. Wanda is treated well, depending on the side she's on.

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* '''Reconstructed''': Said child was an EnfanteTerrible, or a {{Badass}} KidHero in the villians' way. Wanda is treated well, depending on the side she's on.
23rd Oct '16 5:30:03 AM I_love_dragons
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** Wanda is about to shoot someone, realizes it's a child, hesitates and then shoots anyway.



* '''Implied''': Wanda is shown to keep trophies from her victims, and a brief shot of her trophy room shows that some of the seem to children's toys...

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* '''Implied''': Wanda is shown to keep trophies from her victims, and a brief shot of her trophy room shows that some of the them seem to be children's toys...
26th Apr '16 7:14:41 AM VPhantom
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25th Apr '16 8:04:22 PM Mhazard
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** The child in question is an EldritchAbomination.



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4th Jul '14 12:22:01 PM More
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** The "child" turns out to be an evil robot built with the appearance of a child to fool the heroes.

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** The "child" turns out to be an evil robot built with the appearance of a child to fool the heroes.
** Or the child was EnfantTerrible
25th Apr '14 2:13:25 PM randomtroper89
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** Wanda kills her target's child ForTheEvulz

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** Wanda kills her target's child ForTheEvulz ForTheEvulz.
8th Apr '14 7:35:19 PM dclark
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** It turns out Wanda had no way of knowing the child was an evil robot, and just shot it because she wanted to.



* '''Implied''': Wanda is shown to keep trophies from her victims, and a brief shot of her trophy room shows that some of the seem to children's toys...



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9th Feb '14 6:38:37 AM REV6Pilot
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** The child in question can fight back, so Wanda has to be on her guard.

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** The child in question [[ChildSoldiers can fight back, back]], so Wanda has to be on her guard.
20th Jan '14 8:00:39 AM 313Bluestreak
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* '''Inverted''': WouldntHurtAChild

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** Wanda just [[ChildHater hates children.]]
* '''Inverted''': WouldntHurtAChild'''Inverted''':
** WouldntHurtAChild
** Wanda, a child, has no qualms on hurting or killing adults.
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