Someone has done something horrible in the past, but unlike the Retired Monster, they actually care about it. Instead of just running along with their lives as usual, someone who's Resigned From Atrocity has done something as bad as the Retired Monster, but decides to make amends for it. Sub-Trope of The Atoner.
- Bleach has Shigekuni Yamamoto. When he was Captain-Commander, the Gotei 13 were just called "Divisions". Their captains, including Yamamoto, were brutal pricks that perpetuated the violence present within the Soul Society. In the fallout of the Quincy War, Yamamoto's spent the rest of his life abiding by the law and restructuring the image of the Gotei 13.
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