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* {{Adorkable}}: She certainly qualifies given the fact that she likes to sing as she's stealing things



* {{Adorkable}}: He starts off cute and is the team newbie, but this goes away once he hits puberty and becomes handsome and brooding.


* ConflictedLoyalty: By the time he overhears Vrax and Quinn talk about [[spoiler:working together intentionally]], he's developed a respect for Vrax and has seen the good she's done. He's visibly conflicted even as he's [[spoiler:reporting her to the Regency.]]

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* ConflictedLoyalty: ConflictingLoyalty: By the time he overhears Vrax and Quinn talk about [[spoiler:working together intentionally]], he's developed a respect for Vrax and has seen the good she's done. He's visibly conflicted even as he's [[spoiler:reporting her to the Regency.]]


* BadassGay: She a skilled racer and warrior who is in a romantic relationship with her mechanic, Penny, and flirts with Cass on one occasion.

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* DeadpanSnarker: She has a rather stoic personality, so her attempts at humor come off as this...[[GallowsHumor even when her body's been stolen and she's reduced to just a head]].
-->"Please do not joke. I've tried. Penny does ''not'' take it well."


* ConnectedAllAlong: Is somehow familiar with Motor Minx.





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* ConflictedLoyalty: By the time he overhears Vrax and Quinn talk about [[spoiler:working together intentionally]], he's developed a respect for Vrax and has seen the good she's done. He's visibly conflicted even as he's [[spoiler:reporting her to the Regency.]]


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[[folder:Isidor Farring]]
Vrax's science officer. His life before then could be summed up as 'classic pulp space adventurer'.
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* BadassBookworm: As mentioned on the cast page. He used to be a mercenary, has a winning streak at a bar so long that the bartender just pays out in advance, and his position is science officer.
* BadassMoustache: Has a rather prominent one.
* BattleStrip: He flexes his shirt into pieces before a boxing match with a [[MultiArmedAndDangerous Green Man]].
* RetiredBadass: Not ''retired'' persay but his job as a science officer is much more laid-back than his job as a [[spoiler:Red Leaf Mercenary.]]
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[[folder:David "Kettlehead" Kettering]]
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A young tactical officer assigned to Vrax's crew, David is especially skilled at hacking and cybernetic warfare.

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[[folder:David "Kettlehead" Kettering]]
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A young tactical officer assigned to
[[folder:Alina "Cupcake" Ison]]
Vrax's crew, David is especially skilled at hacking operations officer. Hails from a planet of peace and cybernetic warfare.prosperity where almost everyone is super nice.


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* BigBeautifulWoman: How she's portrayed in official pin-ups by the artist.
* CutenessProximity: Any time she's around the Vanaa, to the point that Vrax has to remind her to keep a lid on it during official functions.
* GenkiGirl: Excitable and jumps head-first into any situation she's in.
* NiceGirl: Kind of her thing.

[[folder:David "Kettlehead" Kettering]]
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A young tactical officer assigned to Vrax's crew, David is especially skilled at hacking and cybernetic warfare.
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* BiTheWay: Implied; when she briefly considers trying to seduce her way out of Mercy's custody, after exhausting several other options, Botz admits that she's not really into the idea simply because Mercy has [[{{Robosexual}} "too much meat"]], and not because of her gender, in addition to having expressed attraction to Zeke.

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* MaamShock: A variation. Upon [[https://www.cassiopeiaquinn.com/comic/an-aunt-is-more-likely receiving a Mother's Day card from Ashley]] (alongside her adoptive mother and the caretaker of her orphanage), Cass is privately dismayed at the implication that she's too old to be considered a CoolBigSis.

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* ComicallyMissingThePoint: When [[http://www.cassiopeiaquinn.com/comic/the-big-leagues taking Darth Vader's]] "no disintegrations" job alongside the other bounty hunters, Cass turns to a cowering and visibly terrified Zeke and cheerfully says that she ''knew'' this job wasn't evil -- he said no disintegrations, after all.


* TheFaceless: Rather than a normal, if robotic, face, Zeke has a blank expanse of metal with no discernable features besides something like a mouth, though he can see just fine despite not having eyes. Apparently it was so he could wear [[LatexPerfections masks that made him look human]] for his job at a wild-west theme park.

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* TheFaceless: Rather than a normal, if robotic, face, Zeke has a blank expanse of metal with no discernable features besides something like a mouth, though he can see just fine despite not having eyes. Apparently it was so he could wear [[LatexPerfections [[LatexPerfection masks that made him look human]] for his job at a wild-west theme park.


* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything: The action begins with her stealing a ship, but for the most part her "crimes" involve things like robbing a megalomaniac of a mind-control device [[spoiler:or "stealing" medicine from doctors trying to circumvent legal red tape]]. She's never seen to hurt anyone and refuses to guard her "loot" with guns, saying it's not worth killing over.

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* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything: ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything:
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The action begins with her stealing a ship, but for the most part her "crimes" involve things like robbing a megalomaniac of a mind-control device [[spoiler:or "stealing" medicine from doctors trying to circumvent legal red tape]]. She's never seen to hurt anyone and refuses to guard her "loot" with guns, saying it's not worth killing over.



* RefugeInAudacity: The ice-cream factory she uses as a front is called 'Quinn's'. The Vrax's crew ignores it because they thought it'd be too obvious. The fact that it actually ''does'' function as an ice-cream factory probably helped to sell people on it.

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* RefugeInAudacity: The ice-cream factory she uses as a front is called 'Quinn's'. The Vrax's crew ignores it because they thought it'd be too obvious. The fact that it actually ''does'' function as an ice-cream factory probably helped to sell people on it.



* DeathGlare: When a mob boss reveals she is a ShipperOnDeck for Vrax and Quinn, Vrax is very much unamused at the implications.



* {{Adorkable}}: He starts off cute and is the team newbie, but this goes away once he hits puberty.

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* {{Adorkable}}: He starts off cute and is the team newbie, but this goes away once he hits puberty.puberty and becomes handsome and brooding.



* BroodingBoyGentleGirl: Once he hits puberty he becomes brooding and comically nihilistic, forming this dynamic with the perky and cheerful Talps.



* LongDistanceRelationship: He and Talps maintain a romantic relationship despite being light-years apart most of the time.

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* LongDistanceRelationship: He and Talps maintain a romantic relationship despite being light-years apart most of the time. Not being able to see her makes him depressed to the point of comical nihilism.



* GameFace: When she's angry or engaged in combat, her normally human-looking face sprouts mandibles and a fanged mouth.

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* GameFace: When she's angry or engaged in combat, her normally human-looking face sprouts mandibles and a fanged mouth. She even uses it to diplomatically -- for her -- defuse an argument with Wrenn.



[[folder:Lieutenant Russ]]
Vrax's trusted first mate... who is also a mole for those conspiring against her.
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* ConsummateProfessional: Despite having been ordered to sabotage Vrax's career, Lieutenant Russ still does his job as her first officer by-the-books and is often annoyed by the more MildlyMilitary members of Vrax's crew.
* TheComicallySerious: Russ is almost always serious and stoic, but his dismay at the antics of Vrax's crew provide and his own conflicting loyalties provide some humor.
* TheMole: He works for the corrupt higher-ups in the Regency and is tasked with sabotaging Vrax's career. Despite this, he maintains absolute professionalism and takes great pride in doing his job as her first mate.
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* BlobMonster: Comes with being a Vanaa, an entire species of living bobs of semitransparent jelly.
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* BlobMonster: Comes with being a Vanaa, an entire species of living bobs blobs of semitransparent jelly.
%%* TheChessmaster:* TheChessmaster: In the first arc it is revealed that he was the one who hired Cass to steal the Vaana's prototype medical transport, since the Vaana bureaucracy had forbidden him from sharing it with the rest of the galaxy.



* AllWebbedUp: Her combat form in ''The Body-Snatchifiers'' is [[spoiler:equipped with web shooters in her forearms, which she uses to incapacitate Motor Minx and disable Vrax's jetpack]].

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* AllWebbedUp: Her spider-like combat form in ''The Body-Snatchifiers'' is [[spoiler:equipped with web shooters in her forearms, which she uses to incapacitate Motor Minx and disable Vrax's jetpack]].



* OverlyLongTongue: She has a disproportionately long, thing tongue at least a foot or so in length.

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* OverlyLongTongue: She has a disproportionately long, thing thin tongue at least a foot or so in length.


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* BadassGay: She a skilled racer and warrior who is in a romantic relationship with her mechanic, Penny, and flirts with Cass on one occasion.
* BadassInDistress: Her highly advanced body is stolen from her in the ''The Body-Snatchifiers' arc, forcing her to make due with inferior substitutes.


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%%* {{Adorkable}}:* {{Adorkable}}: He starts off cute and is the team newbie, but this goes away once he hits puberty.


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* BloodKnight: Theira's default response to problems is to shoot them, preferably with the biggest and most-powerful guns available.


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* GamerGirl: Theira enjoys playing human video-games in her spare time, and is happy that her new molt gives her more fingers.


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* {{Metamorphosis}}: She undergoes one partway through the comic as a result of all the shed human skin cells onboard the ship, coccooning herself and emerging in an even more humanoid form... and scaring poor Kettlehead half to death when he comes across her in the process.


* TheFaceless: Rather than a normal, if robotic, face, Zeke has a blank expanse of metal with no discernable features besides something like a mouth, though he can see just fine despite not having eyes. Apparently it was so he could wear [[LatexPerfections masks that made him look human]] for his job at a wild-west theme park.



* GovernmentConspiracy: [[spoiler: Takes a contract from individuals in the Regency to keep Vrax from capturing Quinn at the race, and a later arc reveals that he's apparently got a deeper business relationship with the Regency as well]].



* BiTheWay: Implied; when she briefly considers trying to seduce her way out of Mercy's custody, after exhausting several other options, Botz admits that she's not really into the idea simply because Mercy has [[{{Robosexual}} "too much meat"]].

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* BiTheWay: Implied; when she briefly considers trying to seduce her way out of Mercy's custody, after exhausting several other options, Botz admits that she's not really into the idea simply because Mercy has [[{{Robosexual}} "too much meat"]].meat"]], and not because of her gender, in addition to having expressed attraction to Zeke.


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* EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas: He seems to have a fairly good relationship with his parents.


* BareYourMidriff: And a lot of other things. One of her dislikes is "pants". Even when wearing an otherwise fairly sensible (for this trope, anyway) [[http://www.cassiopeiaquinn.com/comic/the-big-race-cover outfit]], she chooses to leave her [[BareYourMidriff midriff]] and [[ZettaiRyouiki thighs]] bare. However, when she's not "on the job", she can be seen wearing normal shorts, shirts and hoodies.

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* BareYourMidriff: And a lot of other things. One of her dislikes is "pants". Even when wearing an otherwise fairly sensible (for this trope, anyway) [[http://www.cassiopeiaquinn.com/comic/the-big-race-cover outfit]], she chooses to leave her [[BareYourMidriff midriff]] and [[ZettaiRyouiki thighs]] bare. However, when she's not "on the job", she can be seen wearing normal shorts, shirts shirts, and hoodies.



* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything: The action begins with her stealing a ship, but for the most part her "crimes" involve things like robbing a megalomaniac of a mind control device [[spoiler:or "stealing" medicine from doctors trying to circumvent legal red tape]]. She's never seen to hurt anyone and refuses to guard her "loot" with guns, saying it's not worth killing over.

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* ThePiratesWhoDontDoAnything: The action begins with her stealing a ship, but for the most part her "crimes" involve things like robbing a megalomaniac of a mind control mind-control device [[spoiler:or "stealing" medicine from doctors trying to circumvent legal red tape]]. She's never seen to hurt anyone and refuses to guard her "loot" with guns, saying it's not worth killing over.



* {{Stripperiffic}}: She wears as little as possible whenever she can, and actively detests the concept of waring pants.

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* {{Stripperiffic}}: She wears as little as possible whenever she can, and actively detests the concept of waring wearing pants.



* LuminescentBlush: His face plate actually heats up until it's glowing red hot. He's lost at least one hat to this in the past.

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* LuminescentBlush: His face plate faceplate actually heats up until it's glowing red hot. He's lost at least one hat to this in the past.



* InspectorJavert: She pursues Quinn across entire ''star systems'' just to arrest her for hijacking Vrax's ship, even long after said ship has been dismantled and sold off. The jury is still out whether Vrax is [[LawfulNeutral just carrying out the law]], or if [[ItsPersonal she's seeking revenge for her stolen ship]]; it's implied that the theft may have ''seriously'' damaged her career prospects as well. She only puts the pursuit of Quinn on hold when [[AlwaysABiggerFish bigger threats]] (like [[WouldHurtAChild Old Salt]]) turn up.

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* InspectorJavert: She pursues Quinn across entire ''star systems'' just to arrest her for hijacking Vrax's ship, even long after the said ship has been dismantled and sold off. The jury is still out whether Vrax is [[LawfulNeutral just carrying out the law]], or if [[ItsPersonal she's seeking revenge for her stolen ship]]; it's implied that the theft may have ''seriously'' damaged her career prospects as well. She only puts the pursuit of Quinn on hold when [[AlwaysABiggerFish bigger threats]] (like [[WouldHurtAChild Old Salt]]) turn up.



* CuteMonsterGirl: Members of her species are usually typical monstrous space bug horrors, but due to their ability to absorb foreign genetic material into their own genome and the amount of time Theira has spent amongst humans -- and, more relevantly, the enormous amounts of skin cells humans are constantly shedding -- she has developed into what is essentially a human with grey-green skin, four-fingered hands, fangs, retractable mandibles, antennae and solid-brown eyes.

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* CuteMonsterGirl: Members of her species are usually typical monstrous space bug horrors, but due to their ability to absorb foreign genetic material into their own genome and the amount of time Theira has spent amongst humans -- and, more relevantly, the enormous amounts of skin cells humans are constantly shedding -- she has developed into what is essentially a human with grey-green skin, four-fingered hands, fangs, retractable mandibles, antennae antennae, and solid-brown eyes.



* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: He wants to share the vanaa's groundbreaking medical technology with the galaxy, but was forbidden from doing so by the Five Houses. [[spoiler:As a rebellion, he secretly hires Cassiopeia to steal a prototype medical transport loaded with the medicine on the condition that she bring it to a Regency medical firm for reverse-engineering, and then interferes with the pursuit by recommending that his ship deploy a flare to ignite Bemar's liquid methane sea to flush Cassiopeia out of hiding (which has the side effect of blinding his own ship's sensors so Cass can flee in an escape pod).]]

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* ScrewTheRulesImDoingWhatsRight: He wants to share the vanaa's groundbreaking medical technology with the galaxy, but was forbidden from doing so by the Five Houses. [[spoiler:As a rebellion, he secretly hires Cassiopeia to steal a prototype medical transport loaded with the medicine on the condition that she bring brings it to a Regency medical firm for reverse-engineering, and then interferes with the pursuit by recommending that his ship deploy a flare to ignite Bemar's liquid methane sea to flush Cassiopeia out of hiding (which has the side effect of blinding his own ship's sensors so Cass can flee in an escape pod).]]



* PowerPerversionPotential: The Vanaa's gelatin-based physiology means that they are formidable combatants, capable of extreme strength, durability, and using their ability to change shape to squeeze through cracks and envelop enemies. Talps, on the other hands, mostly seems to use her physiological abilities to [[http://www.cassiopeiaquinn.com/comic/the-seat-of-your-pants-page-7 make]] [[http://www.cassiopeiaquinn.com/comic/easter-2016 her Kettering]] [[http://www.cassiopeiaquinn.com/comic/big-trouble-page-7 blush]].

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* PowerPerversionPotential: The Vanaa's gelatin-based physiology means that they are formidable combatants, capable of extreme strength, durability, and using their ability to change shape to squeeze through cracks and envelop enemies. Talps, on the other hands, hand, mostly seems to use her physiological abilities to [[http://www.cassiopeiaquinn.com/comic/the-seat-of-your-pants-page-7 make]] [[http://www.cassiopeiaquinn.com/comic/easter-2016 her Kettering]] [[http://www.cassiopeiaquinn.com/comic/big-trouble-page-7 blush]].



* MakeAnExampleOfThem: This trope cited by name is [[spoiler:the true reason Headhunter sent a chaotic CarnivalOfKillers after Cassiopeia during the Outlaw Space Race - Madison Vrax was preparing to crash the competition and apprehend Quinn, and Headhunter's clients in the Regency wanted the captain to fail in front of the race's audience as part of their ongoing attempts to stymie her growing reputation.]]

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* MakeAnExampleOfThem: This trope cited by name is [[spoiler:the true reason Headhunter sent a chaotic CarnivalOfKillers after Cassiopeia during the Outlaw Space Race - Madison Vrax was preparing to crash crush the competition and apprehend Quinn, and Headhunter's clients in the Regency wanted the captain to fail in front of the race's audience as part of their ongoing attempts to stymie her growing reputation.]]



A bounty hunter in the Headhunter's employ, Mercy is quite skilled at her job... or at least she was, until her run-ins with the Vanaa crew and Cass' band shot her success streak.

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A bounty hunter in the Headhunter's employ, Mercy is quite skilled at her job... or at least she was, was until her run-ins with the Vanaa crew and Cass' band shot her success streak.



* BountyHunter: She makes her living by hunting down people with prices on their heads and delivering them to the highest bidder -- she took out missions to capture Prince Gleb, Cassiopeia and Dr. Botz in this manner, and considered seeing if anyone had a bounty on Clawlossus after he was incapacitated.

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* BountyHunter: She makes her living by hunting down people with prices on their heads and delivering them to the highest bidder -- she took out missions to capture Prince Gleb, Cassiopeia Cassiopeia, and Dr. Botz in this manner, and considered seeing if anyone had a bounty on Clawlossus after he was incapacitated.



* ThouShaltNotKill: She has a strict personal code against using lethal force in her missions, although she finds Cass annoying enough to temp her to make an exception.

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* ThouShaltNotKill: She has a strict personal code against using lethal force in her missions, although she finds Cass annoying enough to temp tempt her to make an exception.



* {{Cyborg}}: She still has her original head, although that's fairly well-agumented in its own right, but everything from her neck down is cybernetic.

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* {{Cyborg}}: She still has her original head, although that's fairly well-agumented well-augmented in its own right, but with everything from her neck down is being fully cybernetic.

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