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** In one of the few times he's [[NotSoHarmlessVillain legitimately threatening]] during his [[VillainDecay arc with Boingo]], he's about to get into a taxi at the airport, but gets shoved out the way by two rude [[{{Jerkass}} jerkasses]] who go out of their way to mock him about stealing his cab. [[TranquilFury Glaring at the two]] with a FaceFramedInShadow, Hol calmly takes out [[HandCannon Emperor]] and [[https://youtu.be/IuqD4hzMSPA?t=20 blasts an entire ear off of one of them]] without a word; nonchalantly walking past the resulting gory carnage and getting into the taxi afterward. This moment is [[ChekovsGun also what enables him to escape with Boingo]] after being captured by Polnareff later; the two thugs come back for revenge by attempting to run Hol down in their truck, but skid out on a load of olive oil he'd just spilled, crashing into the Joestar Group instead.

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** In one of the few times he's [[NotSoHarmlessVillain legitimately threatening]] during his [[VillainDecay arc with Boingo]], he's about to get into a taxi at the airport, but gets shoved out the way by two rude [[{{Jerkass}} jerkasses]] who go out of their way to mock him about stealing his cab. [[TranquilFury Glaring at the two]] with a FaceFramedInShadow, Hol calmly takes out [[HandCannon Emperor]] and [[https://youtu.be/IuqD4hzMSPA?t=20 blasts an entire ear off of one of them]] without a word; nonchalantly walking past the resulting gory carnage and getting into the taxi afterward. This moment is [[ChekovsGun [[ChekhovsGun also what enables him to escape with Boingo]] after being captured by Polnareff later; the two thugs come back for revenge by attempting to run Hol down in their truck, but skid out on a load of olive oil he'd just spilled, crashing into the Joestar Group instead.


** In one of the few times he's [[NotSoHarmlessVillain legitimately threatening]] during his [[VillainDecay arc with Boingo]], he's about to get into a taxi at the airport, but gets shoved out the way by two rude [[{{Jerkass}} jerkasses]] who go out of their way to mock him about stealing his cab. [[TranquilFury Glaring at the two]] with a FaceFramedInShadow, Hol calmly takes out [[HandCannon Emperor]] and [[https://youtu.be/IuqD4hzMSPA?t=20 blasts an entire ear off of one of the thugs]] without a word; nonchalantly walking past the resulting gory carnage and getting into the taxi afterward. This moment is [[ChekovsGun also what enables him to escape with Boingo]] after being captured by Polnareff later; the two thugs come back for revenge by attempting to run Hol down in their truck, but skid out on a load of olive oil he'd just spilled, crashing into the Joestar Group instead.

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** In one of the few times he's [[NotSoHarmlessVillain legitimately threatening]] during his [[VillainDecay arc with Boingo]], he's about to get into a taxi at the airport, but gets shoved out the way by two rude [[{{Jerkass}} jerkasses]] who go out of their way to mock him about stealing his cab. [[TranquilFury Glaring at the two]] with a FaceFramedInShadow, Hol calmly takes out [[HandCannon Emperor]] and [[https://youtu.be/IuqD4hzMSPA?t=20 blasts an entire ear off of one of the thugs]] them]] without a word; nonchalantly walking past the resulting gory carnage and getting into the taxi afterward. This moment is [[ChekovsGun also what enables him to escape with Boingo]] after being captured by Polnareff later; the two thugs come back for revenge by attempting to run Hol down in their truck, but skid out on a load of olive oil he'd just spilled, crashing into the Joestar Group instead.



** Even if [[HoistByHisOwnPetard it did ultimately backfire on him in the end]], it's worth noting [[BewareTheSillyOnes how close to succeeding his and Boingo's plan to assassinate Jotaro]] -- after they escape from Polnareff -- actually came to succeeding in their second episode. Once the nearby town clock strikes exactly twelve noon, the loose pipe Hol Horse's bullets just got sent through squirts sewer water... right onto Jotaro's forehead. Had it not been for [[ForWantOfANail Hol Horse's watch being ten seconds slow]], the comical duo ''[[NotSoHarmlessVillain would have reduced him to Swiss cheese right there and then]]''.

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** Even if [[HoistByHisOwnPetard it did ultimately backfire on him in the end]], it's worth noting [[BewareTheSillyOnes how close to succeeding his and Boingo's plan to assassinate Jotaro]] -- after they escape from Polnareff -- actually came to succeeding in their second episode. Once the nearby town clock strikes exactly twelve noon, the loose pipe Hol Horse's bullets just got sent through squirts sewer water... right onto Jotaro's forehead. Had it not been for [[ForWantOfANail Hol Horse's watch being ten seconds slow]], fast]], the comical duo ''[[NotSoHarmlessVillain would have reduced him to Swiss cheese right there and then]]''.


* Forever earns some in the OVA, by means of some [[AdaptationalBadass real adaptational badassery]] despite being the StarterVillain. Thanks to his more "out-there" aspects being greatly toned down, he presents himself as one ''hell'' of a lot more threatening; using Strength to [[NoNonsenseNemesis immediately incapacitate the Joestar group as soon as he had the chance]], and taking practically no time to gloat or [[BreadEggsMilkSquick attempt to sexually assault an underage girl]] before moving in for the kill. The orangutan's [[SlasherSmile horrifying grin]] and [[GlowingEyes glowing white eyes]] as he goes on the attack effectively emphasise just how much more dangerous Forever is here compared to his goofier anime self.
** Then, once he gets to fighting Jotaro, Forever has a bullet-like button flicked through his skull by [[SuperStrength Star Platinum]] just like in his aforementioned appearances. Instead of flailing about crying and immediately trying to (unsuccessfully) beg for mercy, he [[NoSell shrugs it off]] as he flies into a terrifying UnstoppableRage; during which he very nearly ''succeeds'' in [[SquashedFlat crushing Jotaro to death inside a metal container]]. The only thing stopping him in the end was being [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe suddenly bisected from behind]] by an injured and [[HeelFaceTurn only-just-turned-face]] Polnareff.

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* Forever earns some a couple in the OVA, by means of some [[AdaptationalBadass real adaptational badassery]] despite being the StarterVillain. Thanks to his more "out-there" aspects being greatly toned down, he presents himself as one ''hell'' of a lot more threatening; using Strength to [[NoNonsenseNemesis immediately incapacitate the Joestar group as soon as he had the chance]], and taking practically no time to gloat or [[BreadEggsMilkSquick attempt to sexually assault an underage girl]] before moving in for the kill. The orangutan's [[SlasherSmile horrifying grin]] and [[GlowingEyes glowing white eyes]] as he goes on the attack effectively emphasise just how much more dangerous Forever is here compared to his goofier anime self.
** Then, once he gets to fighting Jotaro, Forever has a bullet-like button flicked through his skull by [[SuperStrength Star Platinum]] just like in his aforementioned appearances. Instead of flailing about crying and immediately trying to (unsuccessfully) beg for mercy, he [[NoSell shrugs it off]] as he and flies into a terrifying UnstoppableRage; during which he very nearly ''succeeds'' in [[SquashedFlat crushing Jotaro to death inside a metal container]]. The only thing stopping him in the end was being [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe suddenly bisected from behind]] by an injured and [[HeelFaceTurn only-just-turned-face]] Polnareff.


* Forever earns some in the OVA, by means of some [[AdaptationalBadass real adaptational badassery]] despite being the StarterVillain. Thanks to his more "out-there" aspects being greatly toned down, he presents himself as one ''hell'' of a lot more threatening; using Strength to [[NoNonsenseNemesis immediately incapacitate the Joestar group as soon as he had the chance]], and taking practically no time to gloat or [[BreadEggsMilkSquick attempt to sexually assault an underage girl]] before moving in for the kill. The orang-utan's [[SlasherSmile horrifying grins]] and [[GlowingEyes glowing white eyes]] as he goes on the attack effectively emphasise just how much more dangerous Forever is here compared to his goofier anime self.

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* Forever earns some in the OVA, by means of some [[AdaptationalBadass real adaptational badassery]] despite being the StarterVillain. Thanks to his more "out-there" aspects being greatly toned down, he presents himself as one ''hell'' of a lot more threatening; using Strength to [[NoNonsenseNemesis immediately incapacitate the Joestar group as soon as he had the chance]], and taking practically no time to gloat or [[BreadEggsMilkSquick attempt to sexually assault an underage girl]] before moving in for the kill. The orang-utan's orangutan's [[SlasherSmile horrifying grins]] grin]] and [[GlowingEyes glowing white eyes]] as he goes on the attack effectively emphasise just how much more dangerous Forever is here compared to his goofier anime self.


* Forever earns some in the OVA, by means of some [[AdaptationalBadass real adaptational badassery]] despite being the StarterVillain. Thanks to his more "out-there" aspects being greatly toned down, he presents himself as one ''hell'' of a lot more threatening; using Strength to [[NoNonsenseNemesis immediately incapacitate the Joestar group as soon as he had the chance]], and taking practically no time to gloat or [[BreadEggsMilkSquick attempt to sexually assault an underage girl]] before moving in for the kill.

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* Forever earns some in the OVA, by means of some [[AdaptationalBadass real adaptational badassery]] despite being the StarterVillain. Thanks to his more "out-there" aspects being greatly toned down, he presents himself as one ''hell'' of a lot more threatening; using Strength to [[NoNonsenseNemesis immediately incapacitate the Joestar group as soon as he had the chance]], and taking practically no time to gloat or [[BreadEggsMilkSquick attempt to sexually assault an underage girl]] before moving in for the kill. The orang-utan's [[SlasherSmile horrifying grins]] and [[GlowingEyes glowing white eyes]] as he goes on the attack effectively emphasise just how much more dangerous Forever is here compared to his goofier anime self.


* Forever earns some in the OVA, by means of some [[AdaptationalBadass real adaptational badassery]] despite being the StarterVillain. Thanks to his more "out-there" aspects being greatly toned down, he presents himself as one ''hell'' of a lot more threatening; immediately incapacitating the Joestar group as soon as he had the chance, and taking practically no time to gloat or [[BreadEggsMilkSquick attempt to sexually assault an underage girl]] before moving in for the kill.
** Then, once he at last gets to fighting Jotaro, Forever has a button flicked through his skull by [[SuperStrength Star Platinum]] just like in his aforementioned appearances. Instead of flailing about crying and immediately trying to (unsuccessfully) beg for mercy, he [[NoSell shrugs it off]] and flies into a terrifying UnstoppableRage; during which he very nearly ''succeeds'' in [[SquashedFlat crushing Jotaro to death inside a metal container]]. The only thing stopping him in the end was being [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe suddenly bisected from behind]] by an injured and [[HeelFaceTurn only-just-turned-face]] Polnareff.

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* Forever earns some in the OVA, by means of some [[AdaptationalBadass real adaptational badassery]] despite being the StarterVillain. Thanks to his more "out-there" aspects being greatly toned down, he presents himself as one ''hell'' of a lot more threatening; using Strength to [[NoNonsenseNemesis immediately incapacitating incapacitate the Joestar group as soon as he had the chance, chance]], and taking practically no time to gloat or [[BreadEggsMilkSquick attempt to sexually assault an underage girl]] before moving in for the kill.
** Then, once he at last gets to fighting Jotaro, Forever has a bullet-like button flicked through his skull by [[SuperStrength Star Platinum]] just like in his aforementioned appearances. Instead of flailing about crying and immediately trying to (unsuccessfully) beg for mercy, he [[NoSell shrugs it off]] and as he flies into a terrifying UnstoppableRage; during which he very nearly ''succeeds'' in [[SquashedFlat crushing Jotaro to death inside a metal container]]. The only thing stopping him in the end was being [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe suddenly bisected from behind]] by an injured and [[HeelFaceTurn only-just-turned-face]] Polnareff.


** One of DIO's best moments, coming from the OVA, is something that requires a little thought. Remember when Jotaro has Star Platinum carve a minaret in half and throw it an approaching Dio, then he explodes out of it to punch DIO a few times? What's cool isn't that DIO was able to chew away the building by punching it, without the assistance of The World, and not that he completely repels Jotaro's attack anyway, but that Jotaro was only able to get close enough because he occupied Dio's attention with the minaret. Dio is so tough that a ''building'' thrown at him is a ''distraction.''

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** One of DIO's best moments, coming from the OVA, is something that requires a little thought. Remember when Jotaro has Star Platinum carve a minaret in half and throw it an approaching Dio, DIO, then he explodes out of it to punch DIO a few times? What's cool isn't that DIO was able to chew away the building by punching it, without the assistance of The World, and not that he completely repels Jotaro's attack anyway, but that Jotaro was only able to get close enough because he occupied Dio's DIO's attention with the minaret. Dio DIO is so tough that a ''building'' thrown at him is a ''distraction.''



* The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ze6hZEIF824 anime effects for The World]] using its ability. It blows the old traditional Inverted Colours version out the water.

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* Forever earns some in the OVA, by means of some [[AdaptationalBadass real adaptational badassery]] despite being the StarterVillain. Thanks to his more "out-there" aspects being greatly toned down, he presents himself as one ''hell'' of a lot more threatening; immediately incapacitating the Joestar group as soon as he had the chance, and taking practically no time to gloat or [[BreadEggsMilkSquick attempt to sexually assault an underage girl]] before moving in for the kill.
** Then, once he at last gets to fighting Jotaro, Forever has a button flicked through his skull by [[SuperStrength Star Platinum]] just like in his aforementioned appearances. Instead of flailing about crying and immediately trying to (unsuccessfully) beg for mercy, he [[NoSell shrugs it off]] and flies into a terrifying UnstoppableRage; during which he very nearly ''succeeds'' in [[SquashedFlat crushing Jotaro to death inside a metal container]]. The only thing stopping him in the end was being [[HalfTheManHeUsedToBe suddenly bisected from behind]] by an injured and [[HeelFaceTurn only-just-turned-face]] Polnareff.
* The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ze6hZEIF824 anime effects anime's visual effects]] for The World]] World using its ability. It [[TimeStandsStill time-freezing]] abilities. With the way it almost seems to [[SugarWiki/VisualEffectsOfAwesome ripple through all of reality itself]], it pretty much blows the old OVA's traditional Inverted Colours version "Inverted Colour" effect out the water.


** Polareff dodges two [[OneHitKill blows]] from Ice due to his compassion and bravery alone. He ducks one because he is mourning Avdol, and escapes a trap by going straight to Dio with no fear instead of running away.

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** Polareff dodges two [[OneHitKill blows]] from Ice due to his compassion and bravery alone. He ducks one because he is mourning Avdol, and escapes a trap by going straight to Dio DIO with no fear instead of running away.away.
** The way Polnareff and Iggy kill Vanilla Ice in the OVA is especially satisfying too, where it's done quite differently. After Ice chases Polnareff all around DIO's mansion with Cream -- unstoppably tearing through stone walls and stairways in his wake and reducing the Frenchman to a near-blind panic -- Polnareff lures them to a large fountain and breaks it open in a moment of quick thinking; creating [[SeeTheInvisible a huge spray of water and mist that reveals Cream's position in it]]. Iggy then causes massive damage to Ice by crushing him against a wall with The Fool's sand -- [[BigDamnHeroes right as Ice is about to finish an injured Polnareff off]] while [[AdaptationalJerkass gloating about much of an "idiot" Avdol was]] to sacrifice himself for him -- which in turn [[TearJerker/JoJosBizarreAdventureStardustCrusaders leads to the dog being torn apart and stomped on by a recovered Ice]]. It's ''right'' at this time Polnareff recovers as well; '''furiously''' stabbing the bastard full of hundreds of holes (including [[EyeScream through his eyes]]) with Silver Chariot, [[RemoveTheHeadOrDestroyTheBrain cutting out his brain to stop him from healing]] and leaving Ice's mutilated corpse to simply slump to the ground.


*** In the anime adaptation, he is more laconic, but equally aweaome.

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*** In the anime adaptation, he is more laconic, but equally aweaome.awesome.



* Noriaki Kakyoin gets four of them:

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* Noriaki Kakyoin gets four five of them:



** Kakyoin also manages to completely trap Steely Dan's Lovers before Dan can use a little girl as a hostage. The result? Jotaro has no reason to hold back against Dan and gives him [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown what he deserves.]] Thanks, Kakyoin.



** In the anime, Vanilla Ice simply says [[KilledMidSentence "You... will not...",]] clearly in pain, and then Polrareff responds with a low "Go to Hell."

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** In the anime, Vanilla Ice simply says [[KilledMidSentence "You... will not...",]] clearly in pain, and then Polrareff responds with a low low-pitched, serious "Go to Hell."



* The D'Arby Brothers and their duality. Daniel, the master cheater, manages to [[BeatThemAtTheirOwnGame outsmart Joseph in dirty tricks]], forcing Jotaro to beat him alone with his bluffs. Terence actually sees through any bluff of Jotaro with his Stand, forcing him to receive help from Joseph and his superior cheating.



** The sheer fact that he [[HeroKiller kills two of the Joestar group]] '''without''' being the BigBad of his season.

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** The sheer fact that he [[HeroKiller kills two of the Joestar group]] '''without''' being the BigBad of his season. He will not be surpassed in competence by any of DIO's minions until Part 6, where the only one who manages that is [[DragonAscendant Enrico Pucci.]]


*** In the anime adaptation, he is more laconic, but equally aweaome.
---> '''Jotaro:''' There one reason you lost, Dio. One simple reason. '''You really pissed me off.'''



'''Jotaro:''' ''...Just how evil you are!!''\\

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'''Jotaro:''' ''...[[PreAssKickingOneLiner Just how evil you are!!''\\are!!]]''\\


---> '''Jotaro: '''When the sun comes up, you'll be nothing but dust. You only made one mistake, one that got you killed. DIO, this whole thing might have ended differently, but... '''''you went and pissed me off. Was it worth it?'''''

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---> '''Jotaro: '''When the sun comes up, you'll be nothing but dust. You only made one mistake, one that got you killed. DIO, this whole thing might have ended differently, but... '''''you went and pissed me off. ''''' Was it worth it?'''''it?


---> '''Jotaro: '''There's one reason you lost, Dio. Just one simple reason. '''''You really pissed me off.'''''

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---> '''Jotaro: '''There's '''When the sun comes up, you'll be nothing but dust. You only made one reason mistake, one that got you lost, Dio. Just one simple reason. '''''You really killed. DIO, this whole thing might have ended differently, but... '''''you went and pissed me off.'''''off. Was it worth it?'''''


** When Captain Tennille and Dark Blue Moon try to dive into the water with a hostage, Jotaro beats seven shades of crap out of Dark Blue Moon and rescues the hostage ''before they can even hit the water.''
*** And before that, the "cigarette-nose" trick. He claims that if a Stand user inhales cigarette smoke, a blood vein pops in their nose, causing everyone else (including the fake Captain Tennille and excluding the Runaway Girl) to touch their nose. Turns out Jotaro was just messing about whilst causing the fake Dragon to accidentally expose himself as an enemy. Dastardly clever.

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** When Imposter Captain Tennille and Dark Blue Moon try to dive into the water with a hostage, Jotaro beats seven shades of crap out of Dark Blue Moon and rescues the hostage ''before they can even hit the water.''
*** And before that, the "cigarette-nose" trick. He claims that if a Stand user inhales cigarette smoke, a blood vein pops in their nose, causing everyone else (including the fake Captain Tennille and excluding the Runaway Girl) to touch their nose. Turns out Jotaro was just messing about whilst causing the fake Dragon Captain to accidentally expose himself as an enemy. Dastardly clever.



** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUi0L28WJyc The first ever ORA ORA ORA.]] Kakyoin has just attacked an innocent nurse, and now he's monologuing to Jotaro about how it's all his fault. And then Jotaro picks himself up off the ground, the familiar [MENACING] sound effect shows up, [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic Stardust Crusaders]] starts playing and... well, read on:

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** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUi0L28WJyc The first ever ORA ORA ORA.]] Kakyoin [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Kakyoin]] has just attacked an innocent nurse, and now he's monologuing to Jotaro about how it's all his fault. And then Jotaro picks himself up off the ground, the familiar [MENACING] sound effect shows up, [[SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic Stardust Crusaders]] starts playing and... well, read on:


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** Avdol mostly, since he weaponizes the one weakness of [[JerkassGenie Judgement]] against him. Wishing he will be suffering from three of his attacks.


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** He also uses Iggy's sand and manages to figure out the path of Vanilla Ice and stab him in the mouth. Ice survives due to his vampirism and gets a moment himself for outsmarting that strategy by first running circles exposing no weak points and then clearing all the sand.
** Polareff dodges two [[OneHitKill blows]] from Ice due to his compassion and bravery alone. He ducks one because he is mourning Avdol, and escapes a trap by going straight to Dio with no fear instead of running away.


* Iggy being willing to rip his own paw off just to escape Pet Shop again takes BALLS. And then killing that damn hawk by biting his beak shut so the ice spike about to shoot out ends up destroying Pet Shop's face, all as one "all or nothing" attack born from desperation.

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* Iggy being willing to rip gnaw his own paw off just to escape Pet Shop again takes BALLS. And then killing that damn hawk by biting his beak shut so the ice spike about to shoot out ends up destroying expanding inside and exploding Pet Shop's face, own head, all as one "all or nothing" attack born from desperation.



** [[NoNonsenseNemesis He does not gloat or taunt, he instead immediately kills Avdol and then sneakily cuts off the way to retreat.]] If Polnareff and Iggy weren't brave, they would be dead.
** The sheer fact that he [[HeroKiller kills two Crusaders]] '''without''' being the BigBad of his season.

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** [[NoNonsenseNemesis He does not gloat or taunt, he instead immediately kills Avdol and then sneakily cuts off the way to retreat.]] If Polnareff and Iggy weren't brave, hadn't been brave and tried fighting him anyway, they would be dead.
** The sheer fact that he [[HeroKiller kills two Crusaders]] of the Joestar group]] '''without''' being the BigBad of his season.


** It's an even more awesome moment in the OVA, when he appears to save the group from Enya's Justice Stand, and it's treated as solemnly awesome.

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** It's an even more awesome moment in the OVA, when he appears to save the group from Enya's Justice Stand, and it's treated as solemnly awesome.awesome: Polnareff is about to be swallowed by Justice, when all of a sudden the sky turns red, and a ''huge'' (as in, building-sized) flaming ankh appears, burning the enemy's Stand in a BigDamnHeroes moment! We then see Avdol standing there, surrounded by flames.

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