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Playing With: The Paragon
Basic Trope: A hero who inspires others to be heroic.
  • Straight: Bob does his duty to help others just so they can learn how to help themselves.
  • Exaggerated: Bob saves the world from a race of evil aliens in order for them to learn how to take down bigger threats.
  • Downplayed: Bob does random acts of kindness hoping that everyone else will do the same for others.
  • Justified: Bob isn't going to be around forever, so he has to make sure other heroes can carry on his work.
  • Inverted:
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  • Double Subverted: ???
  • Parodied: ???
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: ???
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: "I may be a hero, but all of you can be heroes, too."
  • Invoked: Bob's mentor coerces him in leading examples for the citizens to keep them on the straight and narrow.
  • Exploited: The Corrupter targets Bob and manipulates him into breaking the wills of people he seeks to inspire.
  • Defied: The Big Bad upholds their oppressive regime by killing anyone who attempts to serve as an example for the masses.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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