A badass is a leader. They stride in confident, stare TheRival down, and dominate any situation they're in...Except when they don't. This is an index for badasses who shy away from the leader role. [[HiddenBadass They may appear meek and mild at first, but show hidden reserves of strength,]] or conversely, they may appear strong and confident at first, but show a hidden gentle side. They might submit when the situation demands it, but they ''never'' break.

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!!Sub-Tropes:

* AmazonBrigade: Submit to their leader.
* BadassPacifist: Submits if it will save lives.
* BattleButler: Submits to his master or mistress.
* BewareTheNiceOnes: Submits to common courtesy.
* BodyguardingABadass: A stronger character puts his/her safety in the hands of a weaker one.
* ByTheBookCop: Submits to The Rules.
* TheChampion: Submits to his [[CourtlyLove good lady]].
* ChessmasterSidekick: Submits to his/her master despite being more clever or less moral.
* CowardlyLion: Submits to fear (but usually does the brave thing anyway).
* DragonInChief: Submits to the BigBad.
* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Submits to Mama.
* TheFettered: Submits to limits, personal or otherwise
* GentleGiant: Submits to common courtesy.
* HeroicDog: Unswervingly loyal to one (often ''only'' one) person.
* KnightErrant: When following [[MyMasterRightOrWrong his natural Lord]].
* KnightInShiningArmor: Submits to chivalry (when stricken with TheDulcineaEffect).
* MyMasterRightOrWrong: Submits to the orders of those they serve
* NinjaMaid: Submits to her master or mistress.
* NumberTwo: Submits to TheCaptain.
* OldSoldier: Submits to [[BadassArmy the Army]].
* {{Samurai}}: Submits to his [[FeudalOverlord lord]] and to his [[HonorBeforeReason code of honour]]. When these conflict, there is [[{{Seppuku}} only one]] [[TakeAThirdOption third option]].
* SilkHidingSteel: Submits to everyone... but is no pushover.
* TheSoCalledCoward: Submits to fear, [[HiddenBadass supposedly]].
* WarriorMonk: Submits to {{God}}.
* YamatoNadeshiko: Always puts her family above herself.
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