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[up][up]when nothing proved that the character is a badass: she doesn't win fight in a cool way or against cool opponent is a necessary condition.

Yes, they've done that. After they've done that, When does it become an informed ability?
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 28 Noir Grimoir, Mon, 5th Dec '11 3:39:05 PM from San Diego, CA
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Rather than thinking 'when does it become an informed ability' it's more like 'when does the character become a true badass, i.e. when she does those things stated.' If the characterization plays up the fact that she's a badass, the default is she's a Faux Action Girl until she proves she's a true Badass, not the other way around.
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Still not paying attention. I said become. The girl starts as an action girl (proved she was badass) then it becomes an informed ability.

The original question was directed to Bloodseeker.
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 30 nrjxll, Mon, 5th Dec '11 8:19:57 PM Relationship Status: Not war
[up]Basically, I think this would happen like any other case of a genuine ability becoming an informed ability - the work stops showing that she's badass, but continues to tell us that she is. Seems simple enough.

 31 Noir Grimoir, Mon, 5th Dec '11 11:07:13 PM from San Diego, CA
Rabid Fujoshi
[up][up]I'm paying attention, I just don't think that's how it works do to the nature of an Action Girl. I.E. most writers have to make more of a conscious effort to prove the character is a badass, where with males they sort of do it automatically.
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