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Playing With: Colonel Kilgore
Basic Trope: A soldier enjoys war.
  • Straight: Bob doesn't go to the battle field with regret, he enters with a Slasher Smile, because of his enjoyment.
  • Exaggerated: Bob joined the military for pure joy, and goes far enough to move out of countries if they don't go to war.
  • Downplayed: Bob enjoys war, but he also cares about the country he is fighting for.
  • Justified: Bob joined the military specifically so he could kill people and get away with it.
  • Inverted: Bob, a Technical Pacifist, was drafted. Even though he's a soldier, he hates war and killing.
  • Subverted: Bob walks out on to the battlefield with a Slasher Smile, but as soon as he has to kill someone, he breaks down mentally.
  • Double Subverted: ...but after killing no longer fazes him, the Slasher Smile finds its way back.
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: Bob is a regular soldier.
  • Enforced: "We need a bad guy in the military that loves fighting and stirs up trouble."
  • Lampshaded: "You seem to enjoy shooting at terrorists a bit too much."
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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