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Playing With: Retired Badass
Basic Trope: A character who was once a Badass decides to retire.
  • Straight: General Bad S., the most powerful general in Troperia, decides to settle down.
  • Exaggerated: General Bad S., the most powerful general in Troperia, decides to settle down, as does his entire group.
  • Downplayed: General Bad S., the most powerful general in Troperia, decides simply to take it easy for a while.
  • Justified: The General might feel that A) he's done enough good, or B) he's too old for this.
  • Inverted: Private Millstone, the weakest soldier in Troperia, decides to settle down.
  • Subverted: ???
  • Double Subverted: ???
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted:
    • Bob was never a badass
    • Bob never retires during the course of the story.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: The General's no longer around. However, the menaces he fought during his glory days still are.
  • Reconstructed: Fortunately for the General and everyone else, there are other badasses around to handle them. And even if he can't fight anymore, he can still use his experience and wisdom to help these new heroes.

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