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Playing With: Guilt-Free Extermination War
Basic Trope: It is impossible to coexist with the enemy, they must be exterminated for humanity to survive.
  • Straight: The Frib are obsessively dedicated to the extermination of humanity, and must be wiped out to keep them from succeeding.
  • Exaggerated: ???
  • Downplayed: The Frib cannot be negotiated with, but can be contained without exterminating them.
  • Justified: The Frib were created specifically to destroy humanity.
  • Inverted: The Frib are symbiotes that humans cannot live without.
  • Subverted: The Frib and humanity both badly misunderstand each other. Once lines of communication are opened, the war ends quickly.
  • Double Subverted: ...but this is just a ruse intended to lull humanity into a false sense of security.
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: ???
  • Enforced: The writers need to have a dangerous threat to humanity, but don't want to think much about ethics or the chance of a peaceful resolution.
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: Even though they are extremely dangerous, human scientists find a way to make the Frib lose interest in exterminating humanity.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: The Frib civilization nearly collapses because they are too focused on such a difficult and impractical goal.
  • Reconstructed: ...but the rest of the galactic civilization supports them, because they consider humanity to be a threat.

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