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* Chapters 3.3 through 3.5: Saint attacks Dire and [[spoiler: Dragon]]. Dire's response? [[spoiler: Beat Saint in a fight, diffuse his DeadManSwitch, hack into his lair and steal everything that's not nailed down, and leave him in a position where he can annoy Dragon, but not truly harm her anymore.]]

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* Chapters 3.3 through 3.5: Saint attacks Dire and [[spoiler: Dragon]]. Dire's response? [[spoiler: Beat Saint in a fight, diffuse defuse his DeadManSwitch, DeadMansSwitch, hack into his lair and steal everything that's not nailed down, and leave him in a position where he can annoy Dragon, but not truly harm her anymore.]]


--> "[[ShoutOut THEY'RE]] NOT [[Literature/TheBible ALL THE KINGDOMS OF THE WORLD, BUT WE ARE ON HIGH. AND DIRE'S OFFERING THEM TO YOU]]."

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--> "[[ShoutOut THEY'RE]] NOT [[Literature/TheBible ALL THE KINGDOMS OF THE WORLD, BUT WE ARE ON HIGH. AND DIRE'S OFFERING THEM TO YOU]].""
* Chapter 7.5, through ExactWords, AwesomenessByAnalysis, ''and'' RefugeInAudacity, Dire escapes Pact's gang and rescues [[AntiHero Timetripper]] to boot.
--> "Timetripper, did you light the candles in Sora's Lament?"\\
His eyes widened. Hope bloomed in them. And as his mouth whispered, "No," I thrust my gun through the armor and [[ResurrectiveImmortality shot him]] in [[BoomHeadshot the face]].


* Chapter 2.1: In an impressive display of DangerouslyGenreSavvy ChessMaster skills, Dire prepares the Undersiders for the future, a month or two in advance.

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* Chapter 2.1: In an impressive display of DangerouslyGenreSavvy ChessMaster skills, Dire prepares the Undersiders for the future, a month or two in advance.



* Chapter 2.2: In a typical DangerouslyGenreSavvy moment, Dire taunts [[ExtraOreDinary Kaiser]] just enough that he ruins her [[CoolChair metal chair]] [[BatmanGambit with his power]]. A few minutes later, Dire carefully retrieves "the [[AwesomenessByAnalysis sensor hub]] that I'd hidden in the middle of it." Next battle, she has a [[NoSell hard counter]] to his power.

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* Chapter 2.2: In a typical DangerouslyGenreSavvy moment, Dire taunts [[ExtraOreDinary Kaiser]] just enough that he ruins her [[CoolChair metal chair]] [[BatmanGambit with his power]]. A few minutes later, Dire carefully retrieves "the [[AwesomenessByAnalysis sensor hub]] that I'd hidden in the middle of it." Next battle, she has a [[NoSell hard counter]] to his power.


--> After another tense minute, the report came back. Someone had ditched a car ahead of the convoy, [[GambitRoulette temporarily blocking the way]] before fleeing down an alley. The only description was a [[StoryBreakerPower slight figure in a black suit]].

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--> After another tense minute, the report came back. Someone had ditched a car ahead of the convoy, [[GambitRoulette temporarily blocking the way]] before fleeing down an alley. The only description was a [[StoryBreakerPower slight figure in a black suit]].suit]].
* Chapter 5.5, ending. Dire doesn't offer Taylor WeCanRuleTogether. No, she offers to ''set Taylor up as the [[ReasonableAuthorityFigure benevolent ruler]] of the setting.''
--> "[[ShoutOut THEY'RE]] NOT [[Literature/TheBible ALL THE KINGDOMS OF THE WORLD, BUT WE ARE ON HIGH. AND DIRE'S OFFERING THEM TO YOU]]."

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* Chapter 2.1: In an impressive display of DangerouslyGenreSavvy ChessMaster skills, Dire prepares the Undersiders for the future, a month or two in advance.
--> "When the ABB is eliminated, there's going to be a bit of a power vacuum. Seen this many times before... The players remaining will jostle for new boundaries, a few new players will rise up, and interests from outside will intrude, looking for weakness. You're small-scale now, but this next stage... Well, it usually goes on for a few months. The time may come when you look to expanding your operations. Getting minions. Running the show, instead of doing jobs for a bigger player."


--> After another tense minute, the report came back. Someone had ditched a car ahead of the convoy, temporarily blocking the way before fleeing down an alley. The only description was a [[StoryBreakerPower slight figure in a black suit]].

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--> After another tense minute, the report came back. Someone had ditched a car ahead of the convoy, [[GambitRoulette temporarily blocking the way way]] before fleeing down an alley. The only description was a [[StoryBreakerPower slight figure in a black suit]].


* Chapters 3.3 through 3.5: Saint attacks Dire and [[spoiler: Dragon]]. Dire's response? [[spoiler: Beat Saint in a fight, diffuse his DeadMansSwitch, hack into his lair and steal everything that's not nailed down, and leave him in a position where he can annoy Dragon, but not truly harm her anymore.]]

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* Chapters 3.3 through 3.5: Saint attacks Dire and [[spoiler: Dragon]]. Dire's response? [[spoiler: Beat Saint in a fight, diffuse his DeadMansSwitch, DeadManSwitch, hack into his lair and steal everything that's not nailed down, and leave him in a position where he can annoy Dragon, but not truly harm her anymore.]]]]
* Chapter 4.5: Dire's AwesomenessByAnalysis is about to uncover too much about the Case 53 Tattoos. So...
--> After another tense minute, the report came back. Someone had ditched a car ahead of the convoy, temporarily blocking the way before fleeing down an alley. The only description was a [[StoryBreakerPower slight figure in a black suit]].


And then I rocketed off into the night.

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And then I rocketed off into the night.night.
* Chapters 3.3 through 3.5: Saint attacks Dire and [[spoiler: Dragon]]. Dire's response? [[spoiler: Beat Saint in a fight, diffuse his DeadMansSwitch, hack into his lair and steal everything that's not nailed down, and leave him in a position where he can annoy Dragon, but not truly harm her anymore.]]


* Chapter 2.4: Half the Protectorate versus Doctor Dire. [[spoiler: Dire wins]].

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* Chapter Chapters 2.4: 4 and 2.5: Half the Protectorate versus Doctor Dire. [[spoiler: Dire wins]].


--> They were brave, they used their powers well, they showed teamwork, and though their leader was arrogant beyond belief, he was a decent fighter. Against most villains, they'd do fine.\\

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--> ** They were brave, they used their powers well, they showed teamwork, and though their leader was arrogant beyond belief, he was a decent fighter. Against most villains, they'd do fine.\\



--> "DO YOU WANT THE MONOLOGUE BEFORE OR AFTER DIRE WINS?"\\

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--> ** "DO YOU WANT THE MONOLOGUE BEFORE OR AFTER DIRE WINS?"\\



--> I activated the jets, and hovered into the air. "AMATEUR."\\

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--> ** I activated the jets, and hovered into the air. "AMATEUR."\\


* Chapter 2.3: "Wires. They'd hooked up their EMP device to power drawn through WIRES. Fools."

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* Chapter 2.3: "Wires. They'd hooked up their EMP device to power drawn through WIRES. Fools.""
* Chapter 2.4: Half the Protectorate versus Doctor Dire. [[spoiler: Dire wins]].
--> They were brave, they used their powers well, they showed teamwork, and though their leader was arrogant beyond belief, he was a decent fighter. Against most villains, they'd do fine.\\
But tonight, well, the poor bastards were up against ME.
--> "DO YOU WANT THE MONOLOGUE BEFORE OR AFTER DIRE WINS?"\\
"You don't look like you're winning."\\
"[[ThePlan CHECKMATE IN FIVE MOVES]]."
--> I activated the jets, and hovered into the air. "AMATEUR."\\
What I could see of [Armsmaster's] face was twisted with rage and pain. I grabbed a pic for posterity's sake. That was one for the wall of shame!\\
And then I rocketed off into the night.


* Chapter 2.2: In a typical DangerouslyGenreSavvy moment, Dire taunts [[ExtraOreDinary Kaiser]] just enough that he ruins her [[CoolChair metal chair]] [[BatmanGambit with his power]]. A few minutes later, Dire carefully retrieves "the [[AwesomenessByAnalysis sensor hub]] that I'd hidden in the middle of it." Next battle, she has a [[NoSell hard counter]] to his power.

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* Chapter 2.2: In a typical DangerouslyGenreSavvy moment, Dire taunts [[ExtraOreDinary Kaiser]] just enough that he ruins her [[CoolChair metal chair]] [[BatmanGambit with his power]]. A few minutes later, Dire carefully retrieves "the [[AwesomenessByAnalysis sensor hub]] that I'd hidden in the middle of it." Next battle, she has a [[NoSell hard counter]] to his power.power.
* Chapter 2.3: "Wires. They'd hooked up their EMP device to power drawn through WIRES. Fools."


* Chapter 1.2: "FOR YOU, THIS IS AN EPIC AND DESPERATE BATTLE. FOR DIRE, [[ShoutOut THIS]] IS [[ButForMeItWasTuesday TUESDAY]]."

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* Chapter 1.2: "FOR YOU, THIS IS AN EPIC AND DESPERATE BATTLE. FOR DIRE, [[ShoutOut THIS]] IS [[ButForMeItWasTuesday TUESDAY]].""
* Chapter 2.2: In a typical DangerouslyGenreSavvy moment, Dire taunts [[ExtraOreDinary Kaiser]] just enough that he ruins her [[CoolChair metal chair]] [[BatmanGambit with his power]]. A few minutes later, Dire carefully retrieves "the [[AwesomenessByAnalysis sensor hub]] that I'd hidden in the middle of it." Next battle, she has a [[NoSell hard counter]] to his power.


* Chapter 1.2: "FOR YOU, THIS IS AN EPIC AND DESPERATE BATTLE. FOR DIRE, THIS IS TUESDAY."

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* Chapter 1.2: "FOR YOU, THIS IS AN EPIC AND DESPERATE BATTLE. FOR DIRE, THIS [[ShoutOut THIS]] IS TUESDAY.[[ButForMeItWasTuesday TUESDAY]]."

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[[FanFic/DireWorm Back to Dire Worm!]]
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* Chapter 1.2: "FOR YOU, THIS IS AN EPIC AND DESPERATE BATTLE. FOR DIRE, THIS IS TUESDAY."

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