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4th May '17 2:38:41 PM Gregzilla
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** JAXA, another Japanese Auto, [[[{{Ronin}} was also one -]] [[ReliableTraitor until]] [[AmbitionIsEvil he]] [[ReliableTraitor mutined against his Captain]].

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** JAXA, another Japanese Auto, [[[{{Ronin}} was also one -]] [[ReliableTraitor until]] [[AmbitionIsEvil he]] [[ReliableTraitor until he mutined against his Captain]].
30th Mar '17 1:34:07 PM Dementor314
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* DesignerBabies: Alissa and Jasmine.



** Jasmine and Daniel. She lives at the Forthright, he's on Earth. [[note]]Later she practically moves to Earth, though.[[/note]]



* LoveTriangle: Soulless and Zorro loved each other. Very much so. Then Zorro was captured by White Enterprises, reset, and assigned to work with another K-9, Blondi, [[LoveEpiphany who later fell for him.]] She also hopes that he never realizes and reciprocate, since she knows that developing feelings or a personality would put him in danger on the Forthright. So it's a rather messed-up love triangle between those three..

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* LoveTriangle: Soulless and Zorro loved each other. Very much so. Then Zorro was captured by White Enterprises, reset, and assigned to work with another K-9, Blondi, Blondie, [[LoveEpiphany who later fell for him.]] She also hopes that he never realizes and reciprocate, since she knows that developing feelings or a personality would put him in danger on the Forthright. So it's a rather messed-up love triangle between those three..



** The [=RPs=] are full of this. Blacklight+Marina, Spectrum+Rainbow, BRIDGET+AUTO, Brad+Mother Nature, TRON+Tempest[[note]][[DownplayedTrope Borderline official]]; though the creators of both endorse the paring, Tempest never made an appearance in the [=SRPs=][[/note]]

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** The [=RPs=] are full of this. Blacklight+Marina, Spectrum+Rainbow, BRIDGET+AUTO, Brad+Mother Nature, Sergey+Ellen, Daniel+Jasmine, TRON+Tempest[[note]][[DownplayedTrope Borderline official]]; though the creators of both endorse the paring, Tempest never made an appearance in the [=SRPs=][[/note]]



** May apply to the White-Gluz sisters, as well as other White clan representatives: they age slower due to LegoGenetics.



* OneSteveLimit: Played straight most of the time. Averted with the name Kelvin, which belongs to both a K-9 unit and a human.

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* OneSteveLimit: Played straight most of the time. Averted with the name time, but averted several times:
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Kelvin, which belongs to both a K-9 unit and a human.human;
** Carsten Rennert, European Council member, and Carsten Carter, Noble Team Captain;
** James Alabaster, inventor of K-9s, and James Boucher, journalist and pirate [[note]]though the latter goes as Jamie to avoid confusion[[/note]];
** Steven Miles, a roboticist, and Steven Alabaster, a planned baby;
** MATT the tank robot and Matt the Fleetfeet Thief;
** Jack Stevenson, Lieutenant and Captain, and Jack the Ripper, AUTO and BRIDGET's son.



** White-Gluz sisters are a clear shout out to Canadian musicians of the same names.



* ThatManIsDead: An interesting case as the one saying it(or rather, implying it) isn't referring to themselves; When Catherine is interrogating Adam in Unmasked, Adam continues to call Korinna "Laurie"(her original name--Korinna was a covert name). Catherine's responses include her emphasizing Korinna's name, as if trying to tell him she's not Laurie anymore.

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* ThatManIsDead: An interesting case as the one saying it(or it (or rather, implying it) isn't referring to themselves; When Catherine is interrogating Adam in Unmasked, Adam continues to call Korinna "Laurie"(her original name--Korinna was a covert name). Catherine's responses include her emphasizing Korinna's name, as if trying to tell him she's not Laurie anymore.



* TranslatorMicrobes: Kinda inverted. Characters of different ancestry than English will sometimes express themselves in their original language; Sybille will greet people in French, Domenico (and sometimes Cri) will [[PardonMyKlingon swear in Italian]], Sergey sometimes exclaims Russian interjections (as well as swearwords), Hortencia [[ForeignLanguageTirade speaks strict Spanish when angry]], and KATANA and JAXA - just to name two - adress pretty much everyone with Japanese honorifics.

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* TranslatorMicrobes: Kinda inverted. Characters of different ancestry than English will sometimes express themselves in their original language; Sybille will greet people in French, Domenico (and sometimes Cri) will [[PardonMyKlingon swear in Italian]], Sergey sometimes exclaims Russian interjections (as well as swearwords), Hortencia [[ForeignLanguageTirade speaks strict Spanish when angry]], Jasmine, having Dutch grandfather and mother, sometimes gets Dutch words in edgeways, and KATANA and JAXA - just to name two - adress pretty much everyone with Japanese honorifics.



** the Lady's Shield turned om White Enterprises due to the P'tol.

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** the The Lady's Shield turned om White Enterprises due to the P'tol.



** Also, Blondi probably qualifies.

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** Also, Blondi Blondie probably qualifies.



* WillTheyOrWontThey: Sergey thinks they won't. [[{{Yandere}} Inferno]] thinks they already have.

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* WillTheyOrWontThey: Sergey thinks is sure they won't. [[{{Yandere}} Inferno]] thinks they already have.have.
** Alissa and Jamie. Their crewmates even have a bet about this.



* {{Yandere}}: Inferno and Sergey are married, and anybody who denies it to Inferno's face is liable to get cut. Up to and including Sergey himself.

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* {{Yandere}}: Inferno and Sergey are married, married (in her imagination), and anybody who denies it to Inferno's face is liable to get cut. Up to and including Sergey himself.
22nd Mar '17 5:27:15 PM treehugger0369
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** Non-Romantic variant: In the first part of Unmasked, the news that Korinna had been captured doesn't sit well with Catherine ''at all.''

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** Non-Romantic variant: In the first part prologue of Unmasked, once Catherine heard the news that Korinna had been captured doesn't sit well with captured, mere days after the latter admitted that she saw Catherine ''at all.''as a sister, Catherine lapses into [[HeroicBSOD an emotional state similar to the one immediately following her transformation]], and stays like that until Korinna intercepts her and her crew on their way to the GDA meeting.



* SpannerInTheWorks: Catherine, with a bit of HoistByHisOwnPetard as she's only such because White Enterprises turned her into a CATH-E. Korinna didn't give much of a second thought to CATH-E's and other shady secrets of the corporation until she met Catherine after the latter was rescued, as she was the first one Korinna met that was fresh out of the conversion chambers, and she saw the [[HeroicBSOD initial]] [[FreakOut effects]] for the first time. Even then, she might have been more or less "Out of sight, out of mind" had she stuck with her initial refusal to join the GDA, but was only willing and able to join because [[NiceJobFixingItVillain Korinna visited her, snapped her out of her long-standing]] HeroicBSOD [[NiceJobFixingItVillain and gave Catherine her comlink number so she could call her if she ever needed someone else to talk to again.]] (Instead, she called Korinna and asked her to hand the phone to Mekkano.[[note]]Who deserves a mention too for putting Catherine in the same sector as Korinna instead of a sector with other CATH-Es like Catherine wanted but didn't specify, ensuring that not only would the two have more opportunities to bond, but Catherine would have no-one else apart from Korinna she could connect to.[[/note]]) Fast forward to Unmasked. [[spoiler: Not only is her guilt over dooming Catherine(and Bruce, but even their relationship might not have developed as much as it did had Catherine not managed to unlock her heart of gold) what solidifies Korinna's HeelFaceTurn, but Catherine and her crew end up being instrumental in rescuing the captured GDA members. With that one choice to join, she saved the entire GDA.]]

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* SpannerInTheWorks: Catherine, with a bit of HoistByHisOwnPetard as she's only such because White Enterprises turned her into a CATH-E. Korinna didn't give much of a second thought to CATH-E's and other shady secrets of the corporation until she met Catherine after the latter was rescued, as she was the first one Korinna met that was fresh out of the conversion chambers, and she saw the [[HeroicBSOD initial]] [[FreakOut effects]] for the first time. Even then, she might have been more or less "Out of sight, out of mind" had she stuck with her initial refusal to join the GDA, but was only willing and able to join because [[NiceJobFixingItVillain Korinna visited her, snapped her out of her long-standing]] HeroicBSOD [[NiceJobFixingItVillain and gave Catherine her comlink number so she could call her if she ever needed someone else to talk to again.]] (Instead, she called Korinna and asked her to hand the phone to Mekkano.[[note]]Who deserves a mention too for putting Catherine in the same sector as Korinna instead of a sector with other CATH-Es like Catherine wanted but didn't specify, ensuring that not only would the two have more opportunities to bond, but Catherine would have no-one else apart from Korinna she could connect to.[[/note]]) Fast forward to Unmasked. [[spoiler: Not only is her Her guilt over dooming Catherine(and Bruce, but even their relationship might not have developed as much as it did had Catherine not managed to unlock her heart of gold) ends up being what solidifies Korinna's HeelFaceTurn, but Catherine and her crew end up being instrumental in rescuing the captured GDA members. With that one choice to join, she saved the entire GDA.HeelFaceTurn.]]



* SuperSenses: One of Craig's eyes was replaced by an artificial optic which, among the other things, allows him to see in the dark.

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* SuperSenses: SuperSenses:
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One of Craig's eyes was replaced by an artificial optic which, among the other things, allows him to see in the dark.dark.
** Being designed as robotic assassins, CATH-Es have greatly enhanced hearing and sight.
14th Mar '17 10:22:33 PM Karxrida
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* BuyThemOff: Ghertivel has been trying for a while to buy the Colony off, not for scruples, [[CivilianVillain but because it'd be so much easier to conduct his Pangea Project to a grandiose finale if all these mediocre minded fools stopped being such annoying stones in his shoes.]]

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* BuyThemOff: Ghertivel has been trying for a while to buy the Colony off, not for scruples, [[CivilianVillain [[FalselyReformedVillain but because it'd be so much easier to conduct his Pangea Project to a grandiose finale if all these mediocre minded fools stopped being such annoying stones in his shoes.]]
7th Feb '17 10:08:54 AM treehugger0369
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* WhatIsThisThingYouCallLove: Auto and BRIDGET, [[ItDoesntMeanAnything for a long time.]] [[ItMeantSomethingToMe And all along they were falling for each other.]]

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* WhatIsThisThingYouCallLove: WhatIsThisThingYouCallLove:
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Auto and BRIDGET, [[ItDoesntMeanAnything for a long time.]] [[ItMeantSomethingToMe And all along they were falling for each other.]]



** Having been augmented when she was in the earliest stages of puberty, Catherine initially didn't see her feelings for Carsten as anything more than typical teen infatuation, on top of initially believing that she was only feeling that way because he was the first male CATH-E she'd met, and erroneously assumed she'd be over the crush in short order.



** After an encounter with Inferno cost her her voice, Korinna is left thoroughly intimidated of robots, particularly sentient ones. Since she works with a resistance group that's fighting for sentient robots and has several of them among their ranks, this is a problem.

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** After an encounter with Inferno cost her her voice, Korinna is left thoroughly intimidated of robots, particularly sentient ones. Since she works with a resistance group that's fighting for sentient robots and has several of them among their ranks, this is a problem. [[spoiler: She loses the phobia upon meeting Pan and Persephone, as [[ChildrenAreInnocent them acting like human children]], on top of the fact that Brad and MN would have had no reason to want kids if they were still running on their base programming, convinced her that there was little real difference between sentient robots and sentient humans.]]
11th Nov '16 4:43:05 PM treehugger0369
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* ObliviousGuiltSlinging: Catherine winds up on both ends of this trope at separate points.
** She's on the receiving end in "Hundreds of these Anniversaries"; when McCrea's commemoration speech includes an [[ToAbsentFriends in memoriam]] to those lost in the past, and he glances at the spot among the captains where she'd be standing and chokes up, she(hiding behind her CATH-E helmet so no-one knows who she is yet) realizes that they actually think her to be dead, rather than in stasis like she'd assumed.
** She instigates this trope in the prologue of "Unmasked"; [[spoiler: Shortly before [[TheMole "Korinna"]] is set to be captured so she can spill the beans on an upcoming GDA meeting to WEIA, Catherine visits her and gives her a trinket designed after the Twin Jet Nebula as a belated Christmas gift. When Korinna asks why she felt the need to do this, Catherine talks about how she joined the GDA because she was tired of feeling so isolated, and only snapped out of it enough to do so because Korinna came to visit her. Bonus points for the fact that Catherine joining the GDA was the last thing Korinna wanted ''because'' she still planned on bringing it down and didn't want who she saw as an innocent child to be caught further in the crossfire, as well as the fact that this comes after they started calling each other sisters(and Catherine keeps referring to her as "sis" throughout the conversation).]]
25th Aug '16 7:15:12 AM treehugger0369
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** A huge part of Catherine's CharacterDevelopment after her transformation is her learning this, since she felt very out-of-place and isolated in her new form that she saw as a "limbo" between humans and robots.
3rd Aug '16 1:47:08 PM treehugger0369
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* OutlawCouple: Somewhat subverted with Adam and Laurie, who are villains for the Colony, but as far as White Enterprises is concerned, on the side of law.

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* OutlawCouple: Somewhat subverted Played with with Adam and Laurie, who are villains for the Colony, but as far as White Enterprises is concerned, are on the side of law.law. [[spoiler: Then gets turned on it's head after Laurie [[BecomingTheMask embraces the "Korinna" she acted as during her covert]] and became an OfficialCouple with fellow GDA member Bruce, making them this trope in WE's eyes but not the Colony's.]]
3rd Aug '16 1:42:38 PM treehugger0369
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** In the first part of Unmasked, the news that Korinna had been captured doesn't sit well with Catherine ''at all.''

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** Non-Romantic variant: In the first part of Unmasked, the news that Korinna had been captured doesn't sit well with Catherine ''at all.''
3rd Aug '16 10:55:00 AM treehugger0369
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* AwesomenessByAnalysis: Adaptoids can determine the complete specs of any robot after a quick scan. This is necessary to allow them to accurately shapeshift into them.



* AccidentalKiss: Auto and BRIDGET's FirstKiss, when all the robots had been turned in humans, was pretty much an accident where [[FallingINtoHisArms BRIDGET tripped, Auto caught her in his arms before she fell,]] and they kissed on impulse. [[KissingUnderTheInfluence At the time, they both tried to persuade themselves that it was due to their being trapped in humans bodies,]] [[ItDoesntMeanAnything since feelings and emotions were humans defects.]] [[EveryoneCanSeeIt However,]] [[ItMeantSomethingToMe they couldn't stop thinking about it...]]

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* AccidentalKiss: Auto and BRIDGET's FirstKiss, when all the robots had been turned in humans, was pretty much an accident where [[FallingINtoHisArms [[FallingIntoHisArms BRIDGET tripped, Auto caught her in his arms before she fell,]] and they kissed on impulse. [[KissingUnderTheInfluence At the time, they both tried to persuade themselves that it was due to their being trapped in humans bodies,]] [[ItDoesntMeanAnything since feelings and emotions were humans defects.]] [[EveryoneCanSeeIt However,]] [[ItMeantSomethingToMe they couldn't stop thinking about it...]]



* AnxietyDreams: Shortly(as in, minutes) before the doomed meeting of the GDA in Unmasked, Korinna has a nightmare of [[KickTheMoralityPet the people she'd bonded with during her time undercover and the fates she'd doomed them to with her betrayal.]]



* AwesomenessByAnalysis: Adaptoids can determine the complete specs of any robot after a quick scan. This is necessary to allow them to accurately shapeshift into them.



** Pan and Persephone to a lesser extent; Less than five minutes of knowing they exist and less than a minute of talking to them are enough to convince Korinna once and for all that sentient robots are a thing.

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** Pan and Persephone to a lesser extent; Less than five minutes of knowing they exist and less than a minute of talking to them are enough to convince Korinna once and for all that sentient robots are a thing.not to be feared.


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* ThatManIsDead: An interesting case as the one saying it(or rather, implying it) isn't referring to themselves; When Catherine is interrogating Adam in Unmasked, Adam continues to call Korinna "Laurie"(her original name--Korinna was a covert name). Catherine's responses include her emphasizing Korinna's name, as if trying to tell him she's not Laurie anymore.


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** After an encounter with Inferno cost her her voice, Korinna is left thoroughly intimidated of robots, particularly sentient ones. Since she works with a resistance group that's fighting for sentient robots and has several of them among their ranks, this is a problem.
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