Playing With: Rich Boredom
: A character finds the life he can live as a rich man is very boring.
- Hubert receives enough money to support himself for life from his uncle, and finds that having no job leaves him bored.
- Natalie's parents shower her with everything so she never has a need, but she finds life in their mansion dull and meaningless.
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- Justified: Being rich also means having to conform to a suffocating set of social rules, something that Hubert does not enjoy in the slightest. He'd rather be out actually doing something, but can't because it would be considered unseemly.
- Inverted: Yvonne enjoyed her life of parties and shopping, but when her father lost all his money, she found doing housework and menial jobs deathly dull.
- Subverted: Martin acts bored about his wealth, but it proves to be a way to con those who try to get him to play them money for exciting things.
- Double Subverted: He really was bored, and finds con games to be the most interesting thing he can do.
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- Averted: All rich characters are excited with their high life in society, or immersed in their absorbing hobbies.
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- Exploited: Georgiana targets rich men for her con, because she knows some will be bored enough to take her up on it.
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