Third Act Power Loss
Near the end of a superhero story, they get severely weakened


(permanent link) added: 2013-04-03 21:21:25 sponsor: Speedball (last reply: 2013-04-04 08:04:54)

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Do We Have This One?? Essentially, what it says in the Laconic Label. During the third act of a movie, the tail end of a limited comic series, or other such similar story, a powered individual loses most or all of their strength, be it due to Kryptonite or other factors. They then proceed to--barely--win the day, proving that they are in fact a HERO and not just someone with all the advantages. This makes the fight more dramatic and also makes the character more relatable.
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