Playing With: Slasher Smile
: A character's malicious smile is unsettling and often indicates insanity and violence
- Straight: Before stabbing Alice, Bob smiles with his teeth exposed and his eyes wide.
- Exaggerated: An Eldritch Abomination has a smile so disturbing that just looking at it causes illness.
- Justified: Murderous intent causes Bob's face to contort to a creepy grin.
- Inverted: Dissonant Serenity
- Subverted: The Un-Smile
- Double Subverted: Bob tries harder, it just gets worse.
- Parodied: Bob flashes one of these while doing something good.
- Zig Zagged: Bob's smile looks fine until you shoot him from the angle that achieves the Kubrick Stare
- Averted: Bob doesn't smile at all.
- Enforced: "Let's show how much he enjoys it, by making him smile."
- Lampshaded: "Bob's smile is so creepy....and why is he holding a knife?"
- Invoked: Bob doesn't want to hurt Alice. He puts on a slasher smile and wields a knife to try to scare her away without hurting her.
- Exploited: Alice notices Bob's smile is not a happy smile at all and gets the hell away from him!
- Defied: Bob stays stone-faced and stoic while still plotting something malicious against Alice.
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: ???
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