A character's descendant or ancestor is physically identical (or would be, except for small cosmetic changes) to the character himself, and often has the same name. A subsection of Uncanny Family Resemblance. Of course, he might just be his own ancestor.
This is normally the result of budget considerations when casting Time Travel stories, the consequence of having a long-term contract for a star when a show permanently jumps generations for some reason, or an excuse to do an Elseworld story with essentially the same character in a different setting.
Organized crime thrives on secrecy and is by definition opposed to the forces of law enforcement. In this kind of environment, nobody likes The Stool Pigeon. Those who inform on their superiors or conspirators can quickly find themselves injured or dead.
And those who keep their mouths shut? They can be marked for death too, if the right people think they snitched. In this trope people involved in crime are framed for tattling. There can be a number of motives. Someone may be seeking revenge for an unrelated offense. Their removal might be good for someone else's career advancement. In some cases police will manipulate things this way to get a target who seems immune to legitimate prosecution.
A soldier specifically intended to be above and beyond a normal man; harder, better, faster, stronger, tougher, more skilled, more determined, built and trained to fight and win. The Super Soldier can come in many forms, ranging from government- … more
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161. Cool House August 08, 2018
We record from a Cool House and talk about our favorite Cool Houses with guest host Andy. Let us know your own at OnTheTropes@gmail.com, Facebook or Twitter, and rate and subscribe to our show wherever it is that you find podcasts!
Episode 237 - Leftovers (Vol. 11) July 25, 2018
This week we're talking about our gaming leftovers from the Summer! Hannah joins the episode as we break down Octopath Traveler, Earthfall, and Nathan's final thoughts on Detroit: Become Human! We're also discussing our favorite examples of the trope Developers' Foresight.
Special Guest - Hannah
Indie Corner (49:04)
- Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon (Switch)
- PixelJunk Monsters 2 (Switch)
The Weekly Trope (1:07:41)
Developers' Foresight - These are little and usually unnecessary video game details that add to immersion.
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