Main Ignorant Of Their Own Ignorance Discussion

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10:42:15 AM Dec 11th 2011
07:31:07 PM Dec 7th 2010
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  • The Order Of The Stick features a end of level boss monster known only as the Monster In The Dark. This character strarted out as a play with a number of henchmen- and Sorting Algorithm of Evil tropes. As it grew into a character in its own right, it drifted more and more into the naively innocent role. Another character, the barbarian Thog, almost qualifies for this trope. However, while naive, Thog's enjoyment of killing people disqualifies him from the innocence part.

because I fail to see how this even remotely resembles this trope. The writer seems to be implying that these characters being naive and innocent, or possible naive and innocent through ignorance makes them this trope, but it has nothing to do with it. Monster in the Dark is fully aware that he's naive, and has recently begun taking steps to grow out of his naivety. Thog isn't naive, he's just stupid. He typically understands what he's doing to the best of his capability.