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* {{Expy}}: He's got a lot of similarities to [[Series/{{Merlin}} Arthur]], but like other characters it's subverted. He's introduced being a jerkass and fighting the hero, is under the thumb of the BigBad who is his relative, is royalty, [[spoiler:but he never redeems himself or shows HiddenDepths, and is killed by the hero at the end of the season]].

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* {{Expy}}: He's got a lot of similarities to [[Series/{{Merlin}} [[Series/Merlin2008 Arthur]], but like other characters it's subverted. He's introduced being a jerkass and fighting the hero, is under the thumb of the BigBad who is his relative, is royalty, [[spoiler:but he never redeems himself or shows HiddenDepths, and is killed by the hero at the end of the season]].



* {{Expy}}: {{Subverted}} With his line in the trailer ''"You dare to defy your king?"'' many assumed he was just an expy of [[Series/{{Merlin}} Uther]], however his character arc has been quite different and is more a sympathetic character with a tragic fate at the hands of his wife ahead of him.

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* {{Expy}}: {{Subverted}} With his line in the trailer ''"You dare to defy your king?"'' many assumed he was just an expy of [[Series/{{Merlin}} [[Series/Merlin2008 Uther]], however his character arc has been quite different and is more a sympathetic character with a tragic fate at the hands of his wife ahead of him.


* OnHeadTalker: Than Medusa.

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* OnHeadTalker: OneHeadTaller: Than Medusa.


->Actor: Clive Standen

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->Actor: Clive Standen
Creator/CliveStanden


** BusCameBack: Returns in late Season 2 "A Fate Worse Than Death"

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** BusCameBack: TheBusCameBack: Returns in late Season 2 "A Fate Worse Than Death"


* BadAssBoast: Jason to the High Priestess of Dionysus:
-->'''Jason''':''You should fear me as they [Satyrs] do! I am Jason, slayer of the Minotaur. ... I will slay you as I did the Earth Bull. I will tear down your temple and I will scatter your followers to the four winds!''

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* BadAssBoast: BadassBoast: Jason to the High Priestess of Dionysus:
-->'''Jason''':''You -->'''Jason''': You should fear me as they [Satyrs] do! I am Jason, slayer of the Minotaur. ... I will slay you as I did the Earth Bull. I will tear down your temple and I will scatter your followers to the four winds!''winds!


* EvenEvilHasStandards: He is at first unwilling to kill Therus, as he is the kings son and is only convinced by Pasiphe over fears of what Minos would do to him if he ever found out Therus was still alive.

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* EvenEvilHasStandards: He is at first unwilling to kill Therus, as he is the kings son and is only convinced by Pasiphe Pasiphae over fears of what Minos would do to him if he ever found out Therus was still alive.



* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: Betrays Ariadne and the Oracle in Season two, due to Pasiphae kidnapping Casandra]].

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* FaceHeelTurn: [[spoiler: Betrays Ariadne and the Oracle in Season two, due to Pasiphae kidnapping Casandra]].Cassandra]].



A powerful Witch, Circe is Pasiphae's sister, Pasiphae ruined her life and now she is consumed with revenge, and does not care who she hurt to get it.

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A powerful Witch, Circe is Pasiphae's sister, sister. Pasiphae ruined her life and now she is consumed with revenge, and does not care who she hurt to get it.



* {{Revenge}}: Circe is consumed with vengeance against Pasiphae and forces Jason to try and fulfill her vengeance by threating to kill him and his friends

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* {{Revenge}}: Circe is consumed with vengeance against Pasiphae and forces Jason to try and fulfill her vengeance by threating threatening to kill him and his friends



* TragicVillain: Circe once had a good life, a home and a man who love her. However her own sister ruined it, causing her to loose everything, meaning she now lives in isolation in a cave, and the effects have driven her into insanity, and left her obsessed with gaining vengeance upon her sister.

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* TragicVillain: Circe once had a good life, a home and a man who love her. However her own sister ruined it, causing her to loose lose everything, meaning she now lives in isolation in a cave, and the cave. The effects have driven her into insanity, and left her obsessed with gaining vengeance upon her sister.



* WidowWitch: A sympathetic version, Circe was once happily married, however Pasiphae ruined her life and took her husband. It is partially because of this she seeks revenge.

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* WidowWitch: A sympathetic version, Circe was once happily married, however married; however, Pasiphae ruined her life and took her husband. It is partially because of this she seeks revenge.



* BecauseYouWereNiceToMe: Her reason for following Pasiphae, she is the only one who has ever treated her kindly, while others have shunned her due to her status.

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* BecauseYouWereNiceToMe: Her reason for following Pasiphae, Pasiphae: she is the only one who has ever treated her kindly, while others have shunned her due to her status.



* GracefulLoser: [[spoiler: Takes loosing the coronation games to Jason, despite trying to murder him, quite well]]

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* GracefulLoser: [[spoiler: Takes loosing losing the coronation games to Jason, despite trying to murder him, quite well]]


* {{Badass}}



* {{Badass}}



* {{Badass}}



* {{Badass}}: Able to defeat several of the greatest warriors in Greece and even give Jason a run for his money.


** When Hercules (dealing with the cold shoulder from Medusa) makes a comment about how he doesn't understand the human heart, he responds he's actually quite interested in anatomy

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** When Hercules (dealing with the cold shoulder from Medusa) makes a comment about how he doesn't understand the human heart, he responds he's actually quite interested in anatomyanatomy.
** Averted in Season 2 when he falls in love with Icarus.


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* StraightGay: Everyone, including his best friends, assumed he had no interest in love. As it turns out, he had no interest in women.


-->'''Jason''':''You should fear me as they [Satyrs] do! I am Jason, slayer of the minotaur. ... I will slay you as I did the Earth Bull. I will tear down your temple and I will scatter your followers to the four winds!''

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-->'''Jason''':''You should fear me as they [Satyrs] do! I am Jason, slayer of the minotaur.Minotaur. ... I will slay you as I did the Earth Bull. I will tear down your temple and I will scatter your followers to the four winds!''



* HeartBrokenBadass: Following loosing Medusa. [[spoiler: Gets it much worse after Medusa's death.]]
* HiddenDepths: Despite being a notorious womaniser, he appears genuinely interested in seriously pursuing Medusa. His interaction with baby Oedipus also reveals that he has a soft spot for children.

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* HeartBrokenBadass: Following loosing losing Medusa. [[spoiler: Gets it much worse after Medusa's death.]]
* HiddenDepths: Despite being a notorious womaniser, womanizer, he appears genuinely interested in seriously pursuing Medusa. His interaction with baby Oedipus also reveals that he has a soft spot for children.



* {{Revenge}}: Circe is consumed with vengeance against Pasiphae and forces Jason to try and fulfil her vengeance by threating to kill him and his friends

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* {{Revenge}}: Circe is consumed with vengeance against Pasiphae and forces Jason to try and fulfil fulfill her vengeance by threating to kill him and his friends


* ForegoneConclusion: At the end of her first appearance, she's cursed by the dying High Priestess of Dionysus. She is eventually transformed into a gorgon by Pandora's Box in the ninth episode.

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* ForegoneConclusion: At the end of her first appearance, she's cursed by the dying High Priestess of Dionysus. She is eventually transformed into a gorgon by Pandora's Box PandorasBox in the ninth episode.



* {{Medusa}}: Naturally, however this show actually has her as a character before she was cursed to become a monster. Which occurred when she opened Pandora's Box, in "Pandora's Box".

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* {{Medusa}}: Naturally, however this show actually has her as a character before she was cursed to become a monster. Which occurred when she opened Pandora's Box, PandorasBox, in "Pandora's Box".


* GenreSavvy/ GenreBlind: Manages to fluctuate between the two, mostly down to the fact he has a basic memory of Greek mythology but does not always remember the exact details.



* GenreSavvy: In "Touched by the Gods: Part Two" he is quick to see [[spoiler:Jason has deep feelings for his daughter. While understanding, he gently tells him it won't happen because she is royalty and he a commoner]].



* GenreSavvy: Normally, but she does slip up every now and then. For example, underestimating the heroes wasn't the brightest thing she's done.



* SelfFulfillingProphecy[=/=]ProphecyTwist: She's [[GenreSavvy well aware]] of both these tropes.

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* SelfFulfillingProphecy[=/=]ProphecyTwist: She's [[GenreSavvy well aware]] aware of both these tropes.



* GenreSavvy: Quickly realises Ariadne's feelings for Jason.


* TookALevelInJerkass: [[spoiler: following find out that Pasiphae is his mother, Jason's "heart is blackened" turning him cold and uncaring, as well as more ruthless, and is even tempted to join Pasiphae. It is due to the fact being blessed also leaves him open to corruption. It takes his father Aeson to snap him out of it.]]

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* TookALevelInJerkass: [[spoiler: following Following find out that Pasiphae is his mother, Jason's "heart is blackened" turning him cold and uncaring, as well as more ruthless, and is even tempted to join Pasiphae. It is due to the fact being blessed also leaves him open to corruption. It takes his father Aeson to snap him out of it.]]


* TookALevelJerkass: [[spoiler: following find out that Pasiphae is his mother, Jason's "heart is blackened" turning him cold and uncaring, as well as more ruthless, and is even tempted to join Pasiphae. It is due to the fact being blessed also leaves him open to corruption. It takes his father Aeson to snap him out of it.]]

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* TookALevelJerkass: TookALevelInJerkass: [[spoiler: following find out that Pasiphae is his mother, Jason's "heart is blackened" turning him cold and uncaring, as well as more ruthless, and is even tempted to join Pasiphae. It is due to the fact being blessed also leaves him open to corruption. It takes his father Aeson to snap him out of it.]]

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* BlessedWithSuck: Being blessed by the Gods grants enhanced physical abilities (such as strength, speed and durability) as well as a few other powers, but has the snag it makes it incredibly easy for them to be corrupted.


Added DiffLines:

* TookALevelJerkass: [[spoiler: following find out that Pasiphae is his mother, Jason's "heart is blackened" turning him cold and uncaring, as well as more ruthless, and is even tempted to join Pasiphae. It is due to the fact being blessed also leaves him open to corruption. It takes his father Aeson to snap him out of it.]]


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* HeartBrokenBadass: Following loosing Medusa. [[spoiler: Gets it much worse after Medusa's death.]]


* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Inverted, here we have an evil mother who still loves her good son, Pasiphae spends the first half of the second Season focusing on Jason right up until [[spoiler: Jason (still unaware she's his mother) almost strangles her to death. After this she accepts he'll never love her, even if he finds out the truth and opts to have him killed. After this she begins denying her love for her son, but its clear she's in denial.]]

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* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: Inverted, here we have an evil mother who still loves her good son, Pasiphae spends the first half of the second Season focusing on Jason right up until [[spoiler: Jason (still unaware she's his mother) almost strangles her to death. After this she accepts he'll never love her, even if he finds out the truth and opts to have him killed. After this she begins denying her love for her son, but its it's clear she's in denial.]]

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