Laconic Main PlayingWith Quotes
Good Is Not Soft
: The character is nice and kind to everyone except for those who are evil.
Straight: Bob is a Nice Guy towards most people, but won't go easy on evildoers.
Even though Bob is usually merciful towards his enemies, he will make an exception for truly evil adversaries.
Bob doesn't want to harm his enemies, but that doesn't mean he doesn't want them to be justly punished for their misdeeds.
While Bob has his flaws, he's a Jerk with a Heart of Gold who's will attack those who have harm his loved ones.
Beware the Nice Ones.
The fact that Bob cares so much about his friends makes him extremely protective of them.
Bob grew up in a rough neighborhood, so he had to learn to fight to protect himself and the innocent from thugs.
Bob has strong morals and believe that those who don't have them are most likely to commit evil acts.
When the attempt fails, it turns out Bob is willing to use violence as a last resort, and does not hold back in a fight.
Evulz rejected the offer, and so Bob brutally kills him since he isn't willing to repent.
When it looks like Bob is about to make a Face-Heel Turn because of his closest friend, he instead swiftly beats them down and announces that they have gone too far.
Bob may be the nicest person in Troperville, but he won't tolerate anyone who has poked the poodle.
Bob may be empathetic to people's needs, but is willing to kill those who would ever smoke pot because Drugs Are Bad.
Zig Zagged: Bob uses violence to fight off the villains to protect his loved ones, but realizes that he's too violent, so he becomes the peacemaker. However, that didn't work, so he resorts to violence again just until one of his friends called him out for going too far.
Averted: Bob uses reason instead of violence.
Enforced: "We don't want yet another Anti-Hero, but we do want a Badass. Let's make the main character a Nice Guy who can be scary when pushed too far."
Lampshaded: "Bob may be a good guy, but you really don't want to piss him off."
Invoked: "I'll help you kill your enemy. Later we'll go for drinks and a movie, my treat. Hurt the innocents and I'll hurt you. Okay?"
Exploited: Emperor Evulz makes Bob a brutal fighter even for a good guy just so he can have a Worthy Opponent.
Defied: Bob fears becoming a Knight Templar, so he decides to be merciful.
Discussed: "Uuugh... that's the last time I underestimate the friendly and upstanding types..." -spits out tooth-
Conversed: "I'd love to be Bob's friend if he was a real person, but I'd hate to be his enemy."
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Good Is Not Soft
. Just don't harm the innocents while you're there or I will kill you. That's just me being nice.