- Straight: Alice humanizes Bob, who is a dark, gritty hero who seeks revenge on criminals.
- Exaggerated: Alice humanizes Bob, who happens to be a villain who can be impossible to redeem.
- Downplayed: Alice manages to humanize a character who is asocial and indifferent to others.
- Bob is inspired by kind, virtuous Alice and aspires to be like her.
- Alice is in love with Bob and wants to redeem him so they can be together without complications.
- Alice degrades Bob, who is a nice well-meaning person.
- Alice is the only person who Bob doesn't treat correctly.
- Subverted: Kick the Morality Pet
- Double Subverted: Bob apologises after he kicks the morality pet and vows never to do anything to hurt her again.
- Parodied: ???
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Averted: Alice has no effect on Bob at all.
- Enforced: "We need a character who can make the Anti-Hero a more pleasant person."
Bob: If you all don't all shut up I'll stop this car and leave you all in the middle of nowhere!
Charlie: ...I'm guessing except Alice?
Bob: Except Alice.
- Invoked: ???
- Exploited: Bob's enemies know of his affection for Alice, as well as his reputation as a apparent badass Anti-Hero, and use this knowledge to tease him and get under his skin.
- Defied: "Listen, toots, I'm not gonna let you change me for who I am. I change for nobody!"
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: "I love these type of characters who know how to tame these gruff, gritty heroes."
- Played For Drama: Alice is the only person Bob is remotely nice to or trusts. Once Alice is revealed to be The Mole, Bob is devastated by her betrayal, and goes on a depressed rampage which makes him a danger to himself and others.
Back to Morality Pet