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Declaration of Protection: Promised to always be Estelle's knight, back when the two were kids. Piper has held herself to this promise to this day and refuses to go back on it, even if Estelle's behavior discourages her sometimes.
Disappeared Dad: He left the family to be with another woman a few years ago. Piper didn't take it very well, and her mother, Cayenne took it even harder, to the point of distancing herself from Piper, who strongly favors her father in appearance and personality.
Lethal Chef: She can cook but tends to include lethal amounts of spices in her food, to the point that only she can eat it safely. When she's encouraged to leave the spices out, her cooking actually isn't that bad.
"Well Done, Granddaughter" Girl: Quince already has her grandmothers' approval and knows it but sometimes worries that she'll lose it if she doesn't live up to the high standards she sets for herself, leading to this. She's also a Well Done Daughter Girl for Morgenstern, who she sees as a surrogate father.
I Just Want to Be Loved: The reason she originally tries forcing her classmates to like her - her parents ignore her, and she's pretty sure Ennis is only nice to her because she has to be, so Maris tries to get love from her fellow students.
Silk Hiding Steel: Usually timid and unassuming, but she can be very strong-willed when the moment calls for it. She even made the decision to unseal the Legend Spirits and awaken Pretty Cure completely on her own, even if it didn't quite work out as planned.
Tender Tears: Very prone to these, especially when she's empathizing with other people.
Canis Major: While he's referred to as an ifrit, he looks like a big flame-furred dog. This is because one piece of Egyptian folklore about ifrits mentions them taking on the form of dogs to deceive travelers.
Helping Would Be Killstealing: While he's quite the fighter himself, he only jumps in to help the Cures when he absolutely has to, knowing that they'll start relying on him instead of improving if he doesn't hold back. That's part of the reason, anyway...
Hero of Another Story: He and a few other people fought against Princess Vide some time ago, and he may have faced her before that.
Fairy Tale Motifs: While she's not directly associated with any fairy tales, she parallels The Snow Queen a few times. And of course, she seems fond of these herself.
Power Incontinence: She turn anyone she makes physical contact for more than a few seconds with into a crystal statue... and can't turn this ability off. Melody, being nonliving, is immune to this power, as is Pretty Cure.
Well-Intentioned Extremist: She wants to "save" everyone from the painful side of existence by transforming all of them into crystal statues who will repeat the same dream for all eternity. She doesn't understand why anyone would be unhappy with this arrangement.
Woman Child: Reasons through a lot of things like someone much younger would and has a childlike fear of being left alone for too long.
Fairy Tale Motifs: Inspired by "The Nightingale" - more specifically, she symbolizes the mechanical bird in the story, made to replace the eponymous nightingale. No word on what happened to whoever represented the actual nightingale.
I Just Want to Be Loved: Like many children, Melody really does just want love and attention from her "parent" figure - Vide - more than anything else. She just has a really messed-up way of getting it.
Just a Kid: Few people take her seriously at first glance because of her young appearance. While she's willing to exploit this, it sometimes causes her frustration, especially since it prevents the Dream Knights from treating her as an authority.
Little Miss Badass: Cute little girl curb-stomped Pretty Cure all by herself in her first appearance.
Accentuate the Negative: An in-universe example. Getting magic shards in his eyes and heart made it impossible for him to see the beauty in anything, with the exception of Vide. He even calls his former best friend Flora "too hideous to look at".
Education Papa: Her father was like this with dance instead of academics (although he pushed that too), preventing his daughter from having much in the way of a social life and making her devote most of her time to becoming the ballet star he was never able to be. This did a number on Estelle's self-worth, especially after she lost her ability to dance, and had a factor in her Face-Heel Turn.
Stepford Smiler: She was this for some time after her accident, finally snapping and giving into despair after Vide contacts her.
Sugar And Ice Girl: Piper describes Estelle as having been this way since childhood. After joining the Dream Knights she's all ice and little sugar, but her sweet side starts to gradually surface again as Piper gets through to her.
Well Done Daughter Girl: Had this kind of complex when it came to her father, who pushed her to become the ballet star he never could. When she lost her ability to dance after an accident, her self-esteem took a nosedive.
Phillip de Witte / Sir Cygnus | Voiced by: Ryohei Kimura
Hollywood Homely: Invoked, pre Face-Heel Turn. He was gangly and awkward, but not ugly and even "cute in a nerdy sort of way", according to Tierra. Phillip thinks he was hideous, though.
I Just Want to Be Beautiful: Was this before becoming a Dream Knight, due to being bullied for his appearance. Even then, he still isn't completely happy, especially since the other half of his wish was...
I Just Want to Be Loved: He felt ignored by his adoptive parents and was bullied by his siblings for his appearance and awkwardness. He thought becoming a graceful and beautiful knight in the service of someone who said she needed him would make everything better. Turns out, it really didn't.
Nerd Glasses: Wore these while he was still a normal student. His eyesight gets corrected after he joins Vide, and the first thing he does upon leaving to be with her is crush said glasses under his foot.
Nice Guy: Formerly. After turning heel, he becomes a self-absorbed jerk.
Secret Admirer: Was one for Tierra when they worked as librarians together. He retains his crush on her after turning heel, just in a more twisted sense.
Important Haircut: After Pleasance starts growing out her hair to match hers, Mina tries to re-assert her own identity by cutting her formerly-long hair into a bob... the same style that Pleasance was wearing when they first met.
Nice Girl: Unlike Maris and Marion, Mina is a kind person from the beginning and refuses to use her status to lord over people. Unfortunately, her utter niceness makes her very easy for Praline to take advantage of.
No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: She invited Pleasance into Maris' clique out of sympathy and is nothing but nice to the girl... who proceeds to take everything away from her and eventually get her kicked out of the clique.
Wide-Eyed Idealist: She's an altruist who wants to write beautiful, inspiring things and believes that people are inherently good at heart. Pleasance mocks her for this quite a bit, and Mina throws away her idealism before turning heel.
I Just Want to Be You: Slavishly copies Mina's appearance and mannerisms, gradually reshaping herself into a "better" copy of the girl she's in love with before attempting to replace her completely.
Jade-Colored Glasses: Unlike Mina, she has them on from the beginning. The fact that Mina only wants to see the beauty in the "cruel world" they live in and would treat someone as "worthless" as her so nicely drives her absolutely nuts.
Meganekko: Invoked - she used to wear contacts but starts wearing glasses just like Mina does after transferring into Sacred Heart.
Schoolgirl Lesbians: She's in love with Mina and even says as much. She just has a very messed-up way of showing it.