Hidden Badass

These characters are More Than Meets the Eye. They are Badasses but are lacking in traits typically associated with your average everyday Hollywood Action Hero so their true strength may come as a surprise to both the viewer and whoever is unlucky enough to piss them off.

They're the badass you least expect.

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This character is a Badass, but you wouldn't expect it because s/he is...

Then again, anyone might turn out to be a secret badass.

Even if they never wanted to be in the first place.

Alternative Title(s): This Index Is Secretly Badass

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