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Wheelchair Woobie


(permanent link) added: 2010-08-14 06:15:29 sponsor: SonicLover (last reply: 2010-08-15 19:19:34)

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An easy way to mark someone as The Woobie is to confine them to a wheelchair. (Crutches or other similarly visible impediments are common, too, but wheelchairs are the most common.) Often their Woobie status is tied to how they ended up in the thing in the first place.

The [Trope Name] is Added Alliterative Appeal, obviously.

Examples

Video Games
  • Acro from the second Ace Attorney game. He lost his brother to an accident that should have been just an innocent prank!

Webcomics
  • Tavros Nitram from Homestuck, whose misfortunes are too plentiful to name here.
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