Characters: Power Academy Outsiders And Others
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Relatives of the Students and Staff
Slade AshenValerie and Isaac's late father, Slade was a protege David Archer's during his active crimefighting days, and was a close ally of James. He possessed mastery over hydrokinesis and its derivation cryokinesis, a rare feat, and has fought against numerous supervillains that threatened the world. Slade went missing and was presumed dead following a dangerous mission many years ago.The truth about his ultimate fate is far more complicated, however.
- An Ice Person and Making a Splash
- Badass Preacher / Good Shepherd: Was a priest in the past.
- Disappeared Dad: Went missing years ago and is presumed dead.
- Generation Xerox: Looked like an older version of Isaac—but with Green Eyes, with Valerie inheriting them.
- The Lancer: Formerly to Dr. Archer.
- Posthumous Character: Or not.
- Sinister Minister
- Sugar and Ice Personality: Dr. Archer describes him as having this.
- Walking Spoiler: Everything about him as the Arbiter.
Scorpius and Andromeda DeRain
Scorpius and Andromeda DeRainAlderon and Swilium's parents, these two villains have frequently clashed with both James and the Fairweather family—and also had a brief rivalry with Simon's family. Andromeda, a blood mage with demonic lineage, has connections to the Underworld, while Scorpius is a master thief who passed his talents on to his favored son, Swilium.
- Affably Evil
- Aristocrats Are Evil: Or at least, jerkasses.
- Evil Brit: Classic RP for both of them.
- Gentleman Thief: Scorpius has made a living out of being one.
- Lady of Black Magic: Andromeda.
- Man of Wealth and Taste: Scorpius rivals Jonathan Knight in this regard.
- Morality Pet: For each other. Despite being villains, Scorpius and Andromeda are clearly shown to truly love and care for each other.
- Mystical White Hair: Andromeda, contrasting with Scorpius' black hair.
- Noble Demon: No pun intended.
- Parental Favoritism: Scorpius clearly favored Swilium, while Andromeda looked after Alderon.
- Pragmatic Villainy: They recognize Knight as a threat to everyone and want him out of the way as much as the heroes.
- Unholy Matrimony: Both being villains.
William and Jennifer Fairweather
William and Jennifer FairweatherTalan and Tala's parents, William and Jennifer served as The Big Guy and The Chick, respectively, in James' Five-Man Band in the past.
- Action Dad and Action Mom: Respectively.
- Bunny-Ears Lawyer: Both of them.
- Closer to Earth: She's portrayed as much more sensible than her husband.
- Housewife: Jennifer's profession.
- Jock Dad, Nerd Son: William mentions having been captain of his football team in high school.
- Standard '50s Father: William is one, especially in appearance; he may as well have come from the decade.
- Wacky Parent, Serious Child: Both of them.
Role: CEO of Normco
- Doting Parent
- Killed Off for Real: He was killed by Fate while he was recording a message for Anna.
- Posthumous Character: Since he's from the past, he is presumed to have long since died.
- Til Murder Do Us Part: On the receiving end of this from Fate.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: At the very least, given what his company was up to when it came to understanding mutants.
Sabrina ShannonBeth's deceased "mother" of sorts. Sabrina was an exotic dancer and lady of the night who had a fling with Jonathan. Except not really. She died in a building collapse a short time afterward which was caused by Jonathan when she denied his advances. Despite her profession, Sabrina was still a good person nonetheless; she ended up working at the Den of Angels, an exotic nightclub in Kragsmark staffed by angels—one of multiple places in town where the party can pick up new missions. Beth can also reunite with her mother here.
- Absurdly Youthful Mother: Aside from Beth being created independently (with Sabrina as a template), Sabrina still appears at 26 in her angel form (having died at that age). She looks less like Beth's mother and more like an older sister.
- Alliterative Name
- Big Good: Serves as this for the Den of Angels.
- Chivalrous Pervert: She only does what she does to pay the bills. Additionally, if Beth and Swilium are in a romance, Sabrina teases him by saying, "It's nice to have nice things. Just make sure you share those nice things."
- Expy: Bears a strong physical resemblance to Panty Anarchy.
- Generation Xerox
- High-Class Call Girl: In life.
- Mama Bear: No one messes with her daughter.
- Ms. Fanservice: Though she covers up when off the job, preferring sweaters and tracksuits.
- Obfuscating Stupidity: On one hand, she appears to be The Ditz. On the other, she's a powerful guardian, and dedicated to protecting Beth and the angels' kingdom.
- Our Angels Are Different
- Posthumous Character
- Promotion to Parent: When she and Beth meet.
- Single Mom Burlesque Performer
- Winged Humanoid: Dove wings.
Eve UlrichLayla's mother, and believed to be Emily and Jana's as well. Much of her life remains enshrouded, as she spent more time with her work than with her daughters—all that is known is that she was a brilliant scientist. Consumed with grief after the original Layla's tragic death, Eve vowed to recreate her daughter and give her the happy life she never had, creating three clones of her. However, once Vilhelm started his rampage of converting people into twisted cyborgs, she helped her daughters escape, imprinting memories of a happy, idyllic life into their minds to conceal the truth. Later, after they briefly reunite to help a fourth subject escape Vilhelm's grasp, Eve ends up sacrificing herself to destroy the original lab, ensuring her work could not be misused.
- The Atoner: She set the "elemental triplets," as she referred to them, free not only to give them a new life, but to exonerate herself of having been involved in the super-soldier project.
- Badass Bookworm
- Brainy Brunette
- Heroic Sacrifice: She sacrifices herself to destroy her lab, taking a large group of Vilhelm's cyborgs with her.
- Herr Doktor: Speaks with an Austrian accent.
- I Die Free: When she sacrifices her life.
- Love Makes You Crazy: And it makes you attempt to recreate your deceased loved ones, apparently.
- Mad Scientist
- Mama Bear: Nobody messes with her daughters. She even says so in her last words.
- Posthumous Character: Until it's revealed that she's still alive, just in hiding.
- Stoic Spectacles
- Sugar and Ice Personality
- Taking You with Me: During the last part of Layla's sidequest chain, Eve ends up badly wounded and surrounded by Vilhelm's cyborg soldiers in her lab. Rather than risk capture, she activates the lab's self-destruct mechanism, taking the cyborgs with her.
- The Workaholic
- Walking Spoiler
Dr. David Archer
Dr. David Archer
Power: Psychic PowersOne of the oldest active superheroes--possibly the very first of the modern-day ones. Dr. Archer has lived a long and storied career of fighting crime and evil, leading his own superhero team in the past. In the present, he's comfortably retired, becoming a mentor and teacher to Corvus—though he's not as frail as he looks, given his immense psychic prowess. It turns out he's a double agent for Terminus, believing he can still make a difference in the world by helping her cult in their missions.
- American Accents: Southern.
- Badass Beard
- Badass Bookworm
- Badass Grandpa: In his early eighties.
- Broken Pedestal: To Corvus once the truth comes out.
- The Comically Serious
- Cool Old Guy: Or at least, he likes to think so.
- Conversational Troping: Loves indulging in this.
- Face-Heel Turn: Took one a long time ago when he joined the Cult of Terminus.
- Knight in Sour Armor
- The Leader: Of his Five-Man Band in the past.
- Mind over Matter
- Minored in Asskicking
- Pstandard Psychic Pstance
- Southern-Fried Genius
- Treacherous Advisor: He's very good about hiding his villainous intentions from Corvus.
- Well-Intentioned Extremist: As a villain.
Samantha GraysonA female version of Sam from Helena's universe. The two met when they were prisoners together in Knight Research's test labs. The two staged a breakout, helping many prisoners escape, and lived on the run together, eventually becoming romantically involved. A few months later, though, the demonic Helena (the one from the heroes' universe) attacked the town they lived in with an army of demons. Though the two repelled the invasion, Samantha was mortally wounded in the fight. Nevertheless, she had a profound impact on Helena, even after she left for other universes.Trope-wise, she bears a lot of similarities to her male counterpart, so differences only here.
- Blood from the Mouth: A short time before she dies.
- Cycle of Revenge: At one point, she tells Helena that getting revenge is pointless, and only leads to further violence and suffering. It becomes important during the fight with Demon Helena in the present.
- Declaration of Protection: She vows to protect Helena once they escape.
- Died in Your Arms Tonight: In Helena's, specifically.
- Gender Flip: Sam's a girl in this alternate universe.
- Genki Girl: Invoked; she deliberately puts on a cheerful disposition to brighten Helena's day a lot of the time.
- Heroic Sacrifice: She sacrifices herself to block an attack from Demon!Helena that would have killed a group of innocent people.
- Ill Girl: Downplayed; Samantha is shown to be very frail as a result of her experiences at Knight Research.
- Impaled with Extreme Prejudice: During her struggle with Demon!Helena, she ends up stabbed through the gut with a metal blade. She fights for a little while longer, before bleeding out and passing away in Helena's arms.
- Lipstick Lesbian: Was in love with Helena, and also very feminine.
- The Lost Lenore: Even after her death, she still has a lasting impact on Helena.
- Morality Chain: Her words about revenge being pointless end up keeping Helena from killing her evil self in the present.
- Posthumous Character: She shows up in a few flashbacks.