Good-Looking Privates: When Erma puts on her dress uniform, a tight backless single piece of material with slippers and a cape to frame it, and she becomes a knockout who can stun any male.
Heroic BSOD - Erma suffers maybe the mother of all the Heroic BSOD after the ILR bombed her homeworld, her boyfriend dies when Tavas disable The Net's control over his aerodyne, plunging him to his death, losing all contact with her family and son (and thinking they're all dead) and after Tavas arrested her and made fun of her.
Jerk Ass - Only with her brother when she was a kid.
Rank Up - She begins her military career as a flight officer and later she's promoted to Squadron Commander.
Real Women Never Wear Dresses: Averted in one story where Erma finds out, with Toki's coaxing, that she finds that occasionally indulging her feminine side, like buying and wearing a sexy dress and attracting the appreciative stares of males, is fun. However, she still is no less a soldier on this kind of off-time such as she spots a possible terrorist with a gun and she and Toki have him covered with their own side arms instantly. It turns out to be only a camera with a pistol grip, but everyone assures Erma that it was a reasonable call.
Sibling Rivalry - Towards her younger brother Tasak. It doesn't end well for both of them.
Surprise Pregnancy - Erma finds out after she's starting to have weird dreams and after a medical checkout. Her friend Toki is not amused after she finds out.
Hoist by His Own Petard - The only thing Tasak got when he joined forces with Tavas Ikalik was getting his whole family disintegrated, his homeworld destroyed, millions of his people killed and ended up insane.
The Unfavorite - To the grade even The Net doesn't want him to be a member of the EDF due of his mental instability.
Villainous Breakdown - Despise he's not evil per se (just a misguided dude who wants to join the EDF at any cost) he suffers one when he finds out Tavas' real intentions after Dornthant was bombed by the ILR thanks to him and tries to kill Tavas with his own hands.
Erma's mother and Kanoc's wife
Absurdly Youthful Mother - She's still being a good-looking woman despise her age, it does help she conceived Erma in her teens.
Disney Death - We don't know anything about her after the ILR wiped out Dornthant, but in the final epilogue, it's mentioned she's survived and reunited with her husband and her grandson Rojigo, but she never managed to reunite with Erma again.
Did I Just Say That Out Loud? - In the side-story when Toki meets Erma as cadets, Toki sings a lullaby when she's sleeping and Erma points that out to her the next day. Obviously, Toki was ashamed of this.
Ensemble Darkhorse - Despise only appearing during the first Story Arc and not being mentioned at all during the second one, she is one of the most popular characters from the series, and more of her backstory is explained in side-stories and supplementary materials.
Erma's former lover at the beginning of the series.
Karma Houdini: Even after destroying Erma's life for good, letting the ILR to bomb Dornthant, letting millions of innocent civilians dying in the process and becoming the planetary governor, the only punishment he received (according with the epilogue of the first Story Arc) was being forgotten by his peers due to his fears of being killed by the ones he replaced after the attack.
Love Makes You Evil - He is maybe one of poster boys of this trope. He LITERALLY makes Erma's life a living hell, including letting the ILR to raze Dornthant to hell, sabotaging Alfon's (Erma's boyfriend and Rojigo's father) aerodyne and killing him in the process and also destroying (without killing them) Erma's WHOLE family.)