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Magnificent Bastard — A common foil for our heroes, probably the most common. A large Lampshade is hung on the realistic difficulty of defeating large, well-designed organizations with sheer brilliance is typically hung on them, however. Even those smart enough to dodge directly engaging the Marines end up tangling with the rule of law.