Agent Awesome YKTTW Discussion
"Agent" being shorthand for a character being capable.Motion To Discard Motion To Discard
Needs a Better Description and Up for Grabs, for starters I just want to see if it's tropeable. A Meaningful Title along the lines of Commanding Coolness or Majorly Awesome. You have this guy representing an organization, right? If you want to establish him (or her) right off the bat as someone not to be messed with, just have them addressed as "Agent [X]". Unlike other titles, they're generally not anybody in charge within their organization, but being an Agent means they're still miles ahead of civilians.
- The Agents in The Matrix. They don't actually belong to any agency, but it sure does sound imposing.
- Agent Coulson
- Agents J and K
- Agent Fowler
- USAgent, an ersatz Captain America
- Agents Mulder and Scully
- The Initiative, despite being explicitly a branch of the military, referred to its soldiers as "Agents" purely for Rule of Cool.
- Our own trope Agent Peacock