: A character shows remorse for their actions, although the act itself was justified.
- Straight: Alice feels guilty for slapping Bob for being a Jerkass towards the other teammates.
- Downplayed: Alice feels a little guilt in her for bluntly calling out Bob for being lazy and selfish.
- Alice likes being nice to everyone she meets, and being harsh on others justified or not goes against her kindhearted nature.
- Alice knows that Bob isn't all that bad of a guy, and slapping him was a bit out of proportion.
- Alice thought that there has to be a more gentle solution in dealing with Bob.
- Inverted: Alice feels guilty for complimenting Bob for rescuing her and the other teammates.
- Alice initially felt guilty for slapping Bob, but then realizes that he will use her sympathy as an excuse to repeat the same act, so she continues to antagonize him until he finally realizes his wrongs...
- Alice is told by Charlie that she doesn't have to feel bad for slapping a jerk like Bob, so she feels relieved.
- Charlie tells Alice that he isn't hard enough on Bob's jerkassery, so Alice believes him and continues to give Bob the cold shoulder.
- It wasn't remorse, but more of a fear that Bob would retaliate.
- Double Subverted:
- ...While becoming even more remorseful for expressing her justified meanness.
- ...But she realizes that Charlie was more of a jerk than Bob is, and Alice thought his comments were unsettling.
- Parodied: Alice severely chastises Bob for listening to gangsta rap music, leading Bob to cry a river of tears. Because of this, Alice cries a river of tears along with him.
- Zig Zagged: ???
- Alice refuses to show any remorse for doing what was right for her teammates, and lets Bob know that he deserved it.
- Bob doesn't do anything morally wrong at all.
- Enforced: The writer wants to make a point that while doing the right thing isn't the nice thing, it can hurt us more than the other.
Charlie: "Let me guess: you're gonna ask me if you was too hard on Bob."
: "I know Bob is out of control, but do you think that you took it too far when you slapped him?"
- Exploited: ???
Alice: Sorry, Bob, but I'm not gonna play the nice guy if you continue to mistreat us like that."
Bob: "You don't need to feel bad about what you did to me, Alice. You did what you need to do, and with that, thanks."
- Discussed: ???
- Conversed: ???
- Alice's sympathy towards Bob results her in being Stupid Good, and this causes the team to turn their backs on her, leaving her to fend for herself in times of adversity for having soft feelings.
- Alice feels remorseful for how she dealt with Bob, but it's even worse when Bob has shut off the friends and has gone on his own, hoping he will never be called out of his mistakes again.
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