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Characters: Soul Sacrifice
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The Player

    The Player (Soul Sacrifice) 
  • Made a Slave: Though it's less a slave, more a sacrificial offering.
  • Stable Time Loop: Caught in a nasty one. Namely, he's the Sorcerer who will become Magusar. He will sacrifice Magusar, and resurrect the world. Unfortunately, the corruption of Magusar will then affect him, and he will take on the identity of Magusar. Which leads to the events that occur in the game.

    The Player (Soul Sacrifice Delta) 

  • Meaningful Name: Doubly so. Ceryx Camlann. Ceryx was a Greek Demigod, the son of Hermes who served as a messenger of the gods. Camlann was one of the most important battles in the King Arthur Mythos. Perhaps more importantly, very fact that he has a name shows that he is not the Nameless Sorcerer, suggesting that the world is finally starting to break free of the Eternal Recurrence.

A Sorcerer

    Gameplay-related 
  • Limit Break: The Sorcerer can unleash the Black Rites when he's low on health.
    • Nuke 'em with Fire: Infernus hits everyone on the map, at your skin's expense, halving your defense.
    • Chain Pain: The Gleipnir rite summons a bony chain by ripping off the right arm, useful to restrain an Archfiend. However the sigils you carved in your right arm will stop being effective.
    • Taken for Granite: Gouging out one of your own eyes, by the Gorgon rite, grants you petrifying beams shot from levitating eyes. Your vision will suffer from it, though.
    • The Blacksmith: The Vulcan rite, outside of healing everyone within range and sending shockwaves, allow your allies to gain swords made out of your soul. The lack of an heart will reduce your health by half.
    • Big Fucking Sword: The Excalibur rite summons a giant sword that hits one enemy For Massive Damage. Like Vulcan, it requires your heart. Unlike Vulcan, however, the side effect is a gradual loss of health. What else did you expect taking that kind of sword from your mouth?
    • Storm of Blades: If you're willing to sacrifice your partner, the Gungnir rite will rain down bony spine-like spears from the sky. Sure, your partner won't be actively fighting anymore, but he will have better rewards and will be able to see someone's exact health bar.
    • Blow You Away: The Berserker rite, at the price of the brain (thus rendering you unable to distinguish your offerings), can lure everyone towards you and blow them away.
    • Light 'em Up: The Angelus rite uses your bones to summon wings. Said wings pierce through enemies and heal allies. However, you lose your ability to evade and your movement is reduced.
  • Weapon of Choice: Outside of the swords and the axes from the aptly-named weapon offerings, the available offerings include, but not limited to, projectiles, fists, shields, armors, blood sprays...

    Appearance-related 

    Story-related 

  • Reader Avatar: The means by which the player experiences the memories contained within Librom.
  • Sanity Slippage: He begins growing increasigly bloodthirsty after sacrificing Sortiara. Sacrificing Illecebra cures him of this.

Avalon

    Magusar (Merlin) 

    Librom Geoffery Librom 
A strange sentient tome that appears to be made of flesh, with eyes and a mouth on the front "cover". Within him is the secrets of what happened in the past and the means to defeat Magusar. The tale contained within Librom's pages were actually a depiction his own life. His real name was Geoffery Librom, and he was a sorcerer of Avalon who partnered with Magusar.

  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He's very rude and abrasive to the player, but is still doing everything in his power to save them. He becomes nicer as the story goes on.
  • Narrator All Along: Made obvious in the postscript.
  • True Companions: With Magusar.
  • Passing the Torch: The protagonist absorbs all of Librom's memories and powers before fighting Magusar. This is taken even further in the savior ending where the protagonist literally becomes another Librom.
  • Walking Spoiler: All we can safely say is he's a talking book.

    Sortiara (Nimue) 

    Radux (Percival) 

  • Body Horror: The right side of his body is covered in roots, he's unhealthily pale, he's scratched at his chest enough to keep it raw and bleeding.
  • Character Tic: He scratches at his chest.
  • Emotionless Boy: He looks like this at first but it is ultimately subverted.
  • Green Thumb: If his right arm and his spells aren't a dead giveaway...
  • Parental Abandonment: He was abandoned in the woods by his parents, possibly for being a sorcerer.
  • Raised By A Tree Monster
  • Self-Made Orphan: He sacrificed the monster who had been raising him when it suddenly attacked him. The guilt of doing such an act constantly causes him to scratch his chest over and over again...

    Venatar (Gawain) 

Other sorcerers

    Carnatux (Bowman) 
A heavy-set sorcerer who is seemingly obsessed with money. He has a younger sister who will appear in Soul Sacrifice Delta.

  • Acrofatic: For someone so heavyset, he's surprisingly agile.
  • Bling of War: His right arm, shoulder, leg, and the right side of his face is covered in gold. Even all of his teeth are gold!
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: He is actually trying to earn money for the family of his friend, who got turned into a monster.

    Vidiara (Lyonesse) 
The younger sister of Carnatux. She shares his love of money, and is completely loyal to him. Appears in Soul Sacrifice Delta.

  • Bling of War: Just like her brother, her sorcerer's markings are covered in gold and gems.

    Illecebra (Morgan le Fay) 

    Militar (Lancelot) 
  • Expy: Of Lancelot. He's also named as such in the Japanese version.
  • Magic Knight: Most of his spells involves him summoning a sword or an axe, completed with an armor spell.
  • The Starscream: His goal was to bring down the kingdom in retaliation for the king killing his parents.

    Sympatha 
A sorceress who seeks to pass the Ordeal, as to join with the sect Sanctuarium. It eventually revealed that she is Lenexion, the leader of Sanctuarium.

    Monstrux (Galahad) 
A sorcerer who is rumored to have made thousands of sacrifices. Appears in Soul Sacrifice Delta.

    Aegrus (Modred) 
A sorcerer of Avalon who works as a sorcerer hunter. Despite this, he appears dressed in the white and blue colors of Sanctuarium. Appears in Soul Sacrifice Delta.

Archfiends and monsters

    Tropes That Apply To All 

    Foul Monsters 

The Goblin

Former rats mutated by magically-enhanced poison bait following a mass outbreak of plague.

The Orc

Mutated cats that absorbed residual magic to combat goblins. Their boldness grew greater, and they turned against their former human masters.

The Kobold

Trees which were mutated by residual magic. As they grow in wisdom, they grow more cowardly, to the point of fleeing to the ends of the earth to avoid death.

The Ghoul

Mutated crows that were transformed by eating the flesh of dead sorcerers.

The Fruit Spider

Mutated spiders that seek constant food supplies, growing false fruits on their bodies to lure prey in.

The Fairy

Bees that have mutated due to magic, who overthrew the queen bee.

The Gnome

Rabbits transformed by magic, their ears growing into hand-like limbs.

The Orichalcum

Snails transformed by magic, their shells turning into treasure chests.

    The Proud 

The Valkyrie

The only child of a renowned knight who only sought her father's approval. She became a knight, hoping to gain her father's love by becoming the son he never had. Despite her skill, the disparity of strength between her and her male opponents made her fall into despair. She sacrificed her beauty to the Chalice to double and redouble her skill, becoming a literal dynamo in the process. After hearing that her father died on the battlefield, she sought to become the greatest knight in the world, that her glory would reach her deceased father on earth or in heaven.

The Hydra

A swordsman from a severely impoverish land, he became a mercenary to provide for his family. Born with superhuman dexterous hands, he developed his "Sword-Juggling Style", eventually becoming infamous enough to cause soldiers to flee in fear from him. A scheming general, hoping to defeat the swordsman, bribed a comrade-in-arms of the swordsman to poison his evening meal. After three days and nights of agony, he survived at the expense of his arms and legs becoming crippled. He quickly fell into despair, as his reason for fighting had changed from providing for his family to perfecting his technique. The Chalice appeared before him as he was about to throw himself into the sea. He sacrificed the family he once cared for in return for the technique he lost. Snake-like appendages erupted from his stomach, turning his technique into the "Nine Sword Juggling" style.

The Troll

Beelzebub

A noblemen who refused to do anything for himself.

Musicians of Bremen

An old chorus singer who lost his voice and mind to age.

    The Envious 

The Cyclops

A former blacksmith who's crude weapons were seen as inferior to the more elaborate and refined arms forged by a younger blacksmith.

  • The Blacksmith: He used to forge weapons. The trident he uses is one of his creations.
  • Boring, but Practical: He believes weapons are made to kill, thus didn't bothered refining them.
  • Eye Scream: He sacrificed one of his eyes to make the trident he wields.
  • Inferiority Superiority Complex: The customers preferred the dazzling weapons of a younger blacksmith over his. And as such he worked harder... only for his rival to become even better.
  • Palette Swap: His model looks similar to the Siren.

The Leviathan

Cinderella

Succubus

    The Greedy 

The Griffin

  • The Scrooge: If an avaricious slime is the poorest of the greedy, the griffin is the richest of them.

The Wyvern

The Pegasus

The Slime

  • Palette Swap: The Slime comes in two variants: The Avaricious slime, who is composed of gold and jewels, and the Carnivorous one looks like a fusion of food, bones and a fork.
  • Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies: He will permanently throw blobs of food/gold.
  • The Ghost: It's directly stated that a version of the Slime for The Lustful exists, and it's implied there's a version of the slime for every type of Archfiend, but we only see the ones for The Greedy and The Gluttonous.

Ouroboros

The Leprechauns

The Chimera

    The Angry 

The Cerberus

  • Greek Mythology
  • Hellhound: Subverted. This Cerberus, despite being the usual tri-headed dog, differs by being capable of Shock and Awe and by being born from the Fusion Dance between a guardsman and his two hunting dogs.
  • Shock and Awe: Most of his attacks involves this. Let it be from the spear in his chest, his other heads...
  • The Jailer: He was so obsessed with protecting his town that he ultimately became this when he prevented the townspeople from leaving despite the deadly outbreak.

The Minotaur

  • Green-Eyed Monster: Both figuratively and literally. The literal part, she had her father's Green Eyes, which was a trait of his lineage. The figurative part comes in that all she ever wanted was a loving family, which the Duke and his wife never let her have.
  • Royal Bastard: She was the result between an affair between a Duke and one of his maids.

The Kraken

The Basilisk

  • Downloadable Content: Released along with the Troll.
  • Ill Boy: He was this. The woman who volunteered to be his caretaker was afraid of his becoming completely healthy and leaving her that she started poisoning him to keep him ill.

Snow White

Pied Piper of Hamelin

    The Lustful 

The Elven Queen

The Siren

The Dullahan

  • Combat Sadomasochist: He actively directed his opponents to wound him. It got to the point that his only pastime was having his henchmen torture him for his own pleasure.
  • Downloadable Content: Released along with the Behemoth.

The Incubus

The Iron Maiden/Virgin

Naked Emperor

Frog Prince

Tortoise and the Hare

    The Slothful 

The Centaur

The Gargoyle

Cat Sith

Three Little Pigs

    The Gluttonous 

The Harpy

The Behemoth

The Dwarves

The Ogre

Hansel and Gretel

    The Desperate 

The Jack-o'-Lantern

The Jack Frost

The Unicorn

The Phoenix

  • Animal Motifs: The moth, rather than the usual bird.
  • Kill It with Fire: Fire balls? Rain of fire? Fiery kamikaze explosion followed by a rebirth?
  • Kill It with Ice: Her weakness is ice-based spells.
  • The Phoenix: Just like the bird of legend, she can be reborn from her ashes. The catch is that she becomes more moth-like after each rebirth and each cycle gets shorter.

The Wraith

Red Riding Hood

  • Con Artist: Both of them, the witch was just better.

Lizardman

Alice

A sorcerous who went made went mad trying to rescue her daughter from a place called Wonderland... a daughter and place that never existed. Created a training ground for sorcerers to try and find a replacement... known as Alice's Wonderland.

Bahamut

    Gods 

Romalus God Soul

Druid God Soul

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