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* CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot: [[spoiler:The logs reveal to the AI(s) and the investigator that, had the entire council actually bothered to focus at her research linking the radiation problem to the birth crisis, they would have both ended their StayIntheKitchen policy that led to [[spoiler:Councillor Ryu's Neo-Joseon policy]] and saved the ship]].

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* CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot: [[spoiler:The logs reveal to the AI(s) and the investigator that, had the entire council actually bothered to focus at her research linking the radiation problem to the birth crisis, they would have both ended their StayIntheKitchen policy StayInTheKitchen policies that led to [[spoiler:Councillor Councillor Ryu's Neo-Joseon policy]] regime and saved the ship]].


* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler: She's shocked to discover it was a woman who spearheaded the sexist, oppressive new regime, and truly hates Oh Eun-a when she finds out.]]

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* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler: She's [[spoiler:She's shocked to discover it was a woman who spearheaded the sexist, oppressive new regime, and truly hates Oh Eun-a when she finds out.]]



* ADayInTheLimelight: While the first game focused on *Hyun-ae and her experiences, the sequel explores *Mute's history prior to the year zero, and her reaction to it. Emphasized by the covers, which feature *Hyun-ae and *Mute respectively.



* BrokenPedestal: She's shocked to see her past self being so domineering and condescending towards men since she was raised to believe in male superiority. [[spoiler: This gets worse when she learns she betrayed her subordinate and surrendered rather than dying.]]
** [[spoiler: She's mortified to see her superior and friend, Ryu and Eun-a respectively, acting as scheming manipulators, and shocked to learn that Eun-a was powerful, manipulative, and promiscuous with other women, completely in contrast to the ideals of the new regime. While she still thinks the new regime was necessary, she's deeply uncomfortable that it started with a lie.]]

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* BrokenPedestal: She's shocked to see her past self being so domineering and condescending towards men since she was raised to believe in male superiority. [[spoiler: This [[spoiler:This gets worse when she learns she betrayed her subordinate and surrendered rather than dying.]]
** [[spoiler: She's [[spoiler:She's mortified to see her superior and friend, Ryu and Eun-a respectively, acting as scheming manipulators, and shocked to learn that Eun-a was powerful, manipulative, and promiscuous with other women, completely in contrast to the ideals of the new regime. While she still thinks the new regime was necessary, she's deeply uncomfortable that it started with a lie.]]]]
* ADayInTheLimelight: While the first game focused on *Hyun-ae and her experiences, the sequel explores *Mute's history prior to the year zero, and her reaction to it. Emphasized by the covers, which feature *Hyun-ae and *Mute respectively.



* TheMourningAfter: *Mute considers herself the ''Mugunghwa's'' widow (her new black outfit may be mourning garb), and has trouble moving on.



** [[spoiler: When she learns about her past self's failures, too, including allowing the navigation AI to be killed, she considers herself a total failure and commits suicide.]]
* TheMourningAfter: *Mute considers herself the ''Mugunghwa's'' widow (her new black outfit may be mourning garb), and has trouble moving on.

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** [[spoiler: When [[spoiler:When she learns about her past self's failures, too, including allowing the navigation AI to be killed, she considers herself a total failure and commits suicide.]]
* TheMourningAfter: *Mute considers herself the ''Mugunghwa's'' widow (her new black outfit may be mourning garb), and has trouble moving on.
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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: It's unclear if Old *Mute ever returned Seo-Yeong's feelings, but despite [[spoiler: Old *Mute's betrayal]], one of the files she chooses to preserve [[spoiler: just before having her memories wiped]] was "Seo-Yeong's Smile."

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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: It's unclear if Old *Mute ever returned Seo-Yeong's feelings, but despite [[spoiler: Old [[spoiler:Old *Mute's betrayal]], one of the files she chooses to preserve [[spoiler: just [[spoiler:just before having her memories wiped]] was "Seo-Yeong's Smile."



* HeroicBSOD: Has one just before she 'dies.' [[spoiler: She calls herself old, useless, and cowardly for betraying her lieutenant just to save her own life, but ending up dying anyway. Her last recorded words are an apology to Seo-Yeong.]]

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* HeroicBSOD: Has one just before she 'dies.' [[spoiler: She [[spoiler:She calls herself old, useless, and cowardly for betraying her lieutenant just to save her own life, but ending up dying anyway. Her last recorded words are an apology to Seo-Yeong.]]



* ManipulativeBastard: Old *Mute herself is quite the manipulator, with a blend of societal, intellectual, and political strength. [[spoiler: Used tragically in the Death of *Mute when she manipulates Seo-Yeong's feelings for her to convince her to surrender.]]

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* ManipulativeBastard: Old *Mute herself is quite the manipulator, with a blend of societal, intellectual, and political strength. [[spoiler: Used [[spoiler:Used tragically in the Death of *Mute when she manipulates Seo-Yeong's feelings for her to convince her to surrender.]]



* NotSoDifferent: Hyun-ae spells this out to *Mute in the Harem route. Despite having completely different political beliefs, they both are fiercely protective of their loved ones, dedicate their lives to protecting the ship, are never afraid to speak their minds and be blunt, and [[spoiler: both die in the same way.]]

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* NotSoDifferent: Hyun-ae spells this out to *Mute in the Harem route. Despite having completely different political beliefs, they both are fiercely protective of their loved ones, dedicate their lives to protecting the ship, are never afraid to speak their minds and be blunt, and [[spoiler: both [[spoiler:both die in the same way.]]



* ToBeLawfulOrGood: Old *Mute's primary objective is preserving stability, something she places above all else, and which makes things difficult when the ruling regime becomes increasingly totalitarian. In the end, [[spoiler: when her life is threatened, she agrees to assist the regime rather than dying and leaving the ship without a security AI. Not that she gets the chance.]]

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* ToBeLawfulOrGood: Old *Mute's primary objective is preserving stability, something she places above all else, and which makes things difficult when the ruling regime becomes increasingly totalitarian. In the end, [[spoiler: when [[spoiler:when her life is threatened, she agrees to assist the regime rather than dying and leaving the ship without a security AI. Not that she gets the chance.]]



* SirSwearsALot: Both AIs will comment about how much he swears.



* SirSwearsALot: Both AIs will comment about how much he swears.



A fresh face brought in to make it appear like the peasantry had a voice on the Council. Was given the position of Councillor of the Captaincy. [[spoiler: Later became President and Emperor of the new dynasty.]]

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A fresh face brought in to make it appear like the peasantry had a voice on the Council. Was given the position of Councillor of the Captaincy. [[spoiler: Later [[spoiler:Later became President and Emperor of the new dynasty.]]



** [[spoiler: He also reminds Old *Mute that she was the one who thrust power upon him in the first place.]]
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:He overthrows the entire ship and crown himself as a despotic Emperor with absolute power on the ship, wipes Old *Mute's memory, effectively "killing" her to groom her blank new version into a loyal puppet, put the blame of a "failed rebellion" on Heo Seo-Yeong before imprisoning her for life, where she committed suicide a decade later (or maybe he made her killed), imposed a retrograde, misogynistic, and homophobic society where women are not considered as persons but as objects, unknowingly doomed all the population of the ship when his wiping of the ship database also erased all the data of Kim So-Yi's investigation on the abnormal levels of radiation affecting the birthrate, and dies of old age as the first Emperor-Captain, without ever facing retribution for everything he did, except maybe having to live with his wife Oh Eun-a's guilt-induced madness.]]

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** [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He also reminds Old *Mute that she was the one who thrust power upon him in the first place.]]
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:He overthrows the entire ship and crown himself as a despotic Emperor with absolute power on the ship, wipes Old *Mute's memory, effectively "killing" her to groom her blank new version into a loyal puppet, put the blame of a "failed rebellion" on Heo Seo-Yeong before imprisoning her for life, where she committed suicide a decade later (or maybe he made her killed), imposed a retrograde, misogynistic, and homophobic society where women are not considered as persons but as objects, unknowingly doomed all the population of the ship when his wiping of the ship database also erased all the data of Kim So-Yi's investigation on the abnormal levels of radiation affecting the birthrate, and dies of old age as the first Emperor-Captain, without ever facing retribution for everything he did, except maybe having to live with his wife Oh Eun-a's guilt-induced madness.]] ]]



* ParentalNeglect: Possibly the case for her daughter, as it's implied that *Mute was the one to give her daughter relationship advice and support while she was growing up. [[spoiler: Likely due to the VillainousBSOD that left her spending hours a day staring at the wall.]]

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* ParentalNeglect: Possibly the case for her daughter, as it's implied that *Mute was the one to give her daughter relationship advice and support while she was growing up. [[spoiler: Likely [[spoiler:Likely due to the VillainousBSOD that left her spending hours a day staring at the wall.]]



* HiddenHeartOfGold: He freely breaks the law, and potentially tried to seduce a police officer, but after [[spoiler: the effects of the Motherhood Credit Act and the tax dump from Ryu's new regime, he marries a woman he doesn't love and promises to have children with her, to save both their lives, despite being mutually unattractive to each other.]] He sends a letter to Seung-Bok, begging for forgiveness, and confessing that he really does love him.

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* HiddenHeartOfGold: He freely breaks the law, and potentially tried to seduce a police officer, but after [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the effects of the Motherhood Credit Act and the tax dump from Ryu's new regime, he marries a woman he doesn't love and promises to have children with her, to save both their lives, despite being mutually unattractive to each other.]] He sends a letter to Seung-Bok, begging for forgiveness, and confessing that he really does love him.



* ForWantOfANail:[[spoiler: Had the entire council actually bothered to focus at her research linking the radiation problem to the birth crisis, they would have both ended their StayIntheKitchen policy that led to [[spoiler: Councillor Ryu's Neo-Joseon policy]] and saved the ship]].

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* ForWantOfANail:[[spoiler: Had CouldHaveAvoidedThisPlot: [[spoiler:The logs reveal to the AI(s) and the investigator that, had the entire council actually bothered to focus at her research linking the radiation problem to the birth crisis, they would have both ended their StayIntheKitchen policy that led to [[spoiler: Councillor [[spoiler:Councillor Ryu's Neo-Joseon policy]] and saved the ship]].



* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Woman]]: In general, she is the most well-adjusted and rational character in the entire VisualNovel/HatePlus storyline as she had been staying away from political intrigue in order to resolve the issues of birthrate decline resulting from [[spoiler: ship's radiation]].

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* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Woman]]: OnlySaneMan: In general, she is the most well-adjusted and rational character in the entire VisualNovel/HatePlus storyline as she had been staying away from political intrigue in order to resolve the issues of birthrate decline resulting from [[spoiler: ship's [[spoiler:ship's radiation]].



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* ForAWantOfANail:[[spoiler: Had the entire council actually bothered to focus at her research linking the radiation problem to the birth crisis, they would have both ended their StayIntheKitchen policy that led to [[spoiler: Councillor Ryu's Neo-Joseon policy]] and saved the ship]].

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* ForAWantOfANail:[[spoiler: ForWantOfANail:[[spoiler: Had the entire council actually bothered to focus at her research linking the radiation problem to the birth crisis, they would have both ended their StayIntheKitchen policy that led to [[spoiler: Councillor Ryu's Neo-Joseon policy]] and saved the ship]].


* AmbigiousDisorder: She may have Asperger's Syndrome, albeit not severe enough to hamper her social life.
* HappilyMarried: She and her husband were close and supportive.

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* AmbigiousDisorder: She may AmbiguousDisorder: Kim So-yi displays quite a few diagnostic criteria for UsefulNotes/AspergerSyndrome: highly logical thought processes, inability to read facial cues, extremely tight focus on [[spoiler:the Radiation Problem]], and SesquipedalianLoquaciousness. Though she has a healthy and supportive relationship with her husband, who doesn't seem put off by her quirks at all.
* BlueBlood: A member of Kim Family, who had been Engineers and even her grandfather was a Councillor at one point.
* ForAWantOfANail:[[spoiler: Had the entire council actually bothered to focus at her research linking the radiation problem to the birth crisis, they would
have Asperger's Syndrome, albeit not severe enough both ended their StayIntheKitchen policy that led to hamper her social life.
[[spoiler: Councillor Ryu's Neo-Joseon policy]] and saved the ship]].
* HappilyMarried: She and her husband were close and supportive.supportive despite her business.


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* ScienceHero: A scientist trying to take a deeper look into the problem for ''Mugunghwa''.

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[[folder:*Star]]
!!*Star
The ''Mugunghwa's'' Navigational AI, who was 'killed' by a democratic rebellion centuries before the story starts.
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* PosthumousCharacter: Well, they're ''all'' posthumous (except ''maybe'' Hyun-ae), since the logs were written hundreds of years ago, but *Star died even before the logs began. He seemed pretty nice, from what little we hear.
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[[folder:Kim So-yi]]
!!Kim So-yi
A researcher working on the Engineering area of the ''Mugunghwa''.
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* AmbigiousDisorder: She may have Asperger's Syndrome, albeit not severe enough to hamper her social life.
* HappilyMarried: She and her husband were close and supportive.
* [[OnlySaneMan Only Sane Woman]]: In general, she is the most well-adjusted and rational character in the entire VisualNovel/HatePlus storyline as she had been staying away from political intrigue in order to resolve the issues of birthrate decline resulting from [[spoiler: ship's radiation]].


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[[folder:Artificial Intelligence(s)]]!!Artificial Intelligences
[[folder:*Hyun-ae]]



An AI retrieved from the ''Mugunghwa'' based on the uploaded mind of Kim Hyun-ae, one of its residents. When she was alive she witnessed both the more libertarian early days of the ship and, post cryogenic-freezing, the oppressive new regime that reigned before its fall. She now seeks to discover what disaster occurred in the year zero to propel the Neo-Confucian regime into power.

* BiTheWay: She'll romance the player character regardless of gender (indeed she doesn't even ask in the first game), enjoyed sex with her husband when alive and tries to romance *Mute in the harem route.

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An AI retrieved from the ''Mugunghwa'' based on the uploaded mind of Kim Hyun-ae, one of its residents. When she was alive alive, she witnessed both the more libertarian early days of the ship and, post cryogenic-freezing, the oppressive new regime that reigned before its fall. She now seeks to discover what disaster occurred in the year zero to propel the Neo-Confucian regime into power.

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* BiTheWay: She'll romance the player character regardless of gender (indeed (indeed, she doesn't even ask in the first game), enjoyed sex with her husband when alive alive, and tries to romance *Mute in the harem route.



* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler: She's shocked to discover it was a woman who spearheaded the sexist, oppressive new regime and truly hates Oh Eun-a when she finds out.]]

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* HeroicBSOD: [[spoiler: She's shocked to discover it was a woman who spearheaded the sexist, oppressive new regime regime, and truly hates Oh Eun-a when she finds out.]]



* OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: In her ending, [[spoiler:you only see a still image of her testifying about her experiences on the ''Mugunghwa'' as a human and her [[KillEmAll murder of the ship's entire population]]. The specifics are left out (not even a word of dialogue), but it's implied that things go well and she's let off the hook, as the final scene during the credits is of her holding hands with the [[PlayerCharacter investigator]].]]

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* OffscreenMomentOfAwesome: OffscreenMomentOfAwesome:
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In her ending, [[spoiler:you only see a still image of her testifying about her experiences on the ''Mugunghwa'' as a human human, and her [[KillEmAll murder of the ship's entire population]]. The specifics are left out (not even a word of dialogue), but it's implied that things go well and she's let off the hook, as the final scene during the credits is of her holding hands with the [[PlayerCharacter investigator]].]]



* RidiculouslyHumanRobots: In her ending, you grant her a realistic robot body, which you ordered at the beginning of her route.
* [[spoiler: SympathyForTheDevil: After reading more about Oh Eun-a *Hyun-ae does acknowledge that she was trying to do the right thing.]]
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: In the [[ScrappyMechanic infamous]] cake baking sequence, she mentions that cake is her favorite food from [[spoiler: back when she was human]].
* YuriFan

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* RidiculouslyHumanRobots: In her ending, you grant the investigator grants her a realistic robot body, which you they ordered at the beginning of her route.
* [[spoiler: SympathyForTheDevil: After [[spoiler:After reading more about Oh Eun-a Eun-a, *Hyun-ae does acknowledge that she was trying to do the right thing.]]
* TrademarkFavoriteFood: In the [[ScrappyMechanic infamous]] cake baking sequence, she mentions that cake is her favorite food from [[spoiler: back when she was human]].
human.
* YuriFan
YuriFan: Somewhat in contrast to *Mute.
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[[folder:*Mute]]



The ''Mugunghwa's'' AI in charge of security, who woke up without any memories in the year 10. She allowed herself to be "kidnapped" at the end of the previous game now that she no longer had a ship to protect. She now seeks to learn about her former self and the society that existed prior to the year zero.

* ADayInTheLimelight: While the first game focussed on *Hyun-ae and her experiences the sequel explores *Mute's history prior to the year zero and her reaction to it. Emphasised by he covers which feature *Hyun-ae and *Mute respectively.
* AggressiveCategorism: *Mute thinks a proper woman is focussed only on the household and family and considers a female scientist who focusses on work to the detriment of the household (even though the work is of vital importance) to be a bad wife and woman. She's also confused by Heo Ae-jong's relationship with another woman and thinks one of them must be "playing the part of the man".
** InternalizedCategorism: *Mute considers herself a woman too, and therefore thinks herself emotional rather than rational and refuses to consider relationships with other women.

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The ''Mugunghwa's'' AI in charge of security, who woke up without any memories in the year 10. She allowed herself to be "kidnapped" at the end of the previous game now that game, since she no longer had a ship to protect. She now seeks to learn about her former self self, and the society that existed prior to the year zero.

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* ADayInTheLimelight: While the first game focussed focused on *Hyun-ae and her experiences experiences, the sequel explores *Mute's history prior to the year zero zero, and her reaction to it. Emphasised Emphasized by he covers the covers, which feature *Hyun-ae and *Mute respectively.
* AggressiveCategorism: *Mute thinks a proper woman is focussed should be focused only on the household and family family, and considers a female scientist who focusses focuses on work to the detriment of the household (even though the work is of vital importance) to be a bad wife and woman. She's also confused by Heo Ae-jong's relationship with another woman woman, and thinks one of them must be "playing the part of the man".
man."
** InternalizedCategorism: *Mute considers herself a woman woman, too, and therefore thinks of herself as emotional rather than rational rational, and refuses to consider relationships with other women.



** [[spoiler: She's mortified to see her superior and friend Ryu and Eun-a acting as scheming manipulators and shocked to learn Eun-a was powerful, manipulative and promiscuous with other women, completely in contrast to the ideals of the new regime. While she still thinks the new regime was necessary she's deeply uncomfortable it started with a lie.]]

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** [[spoiler: She's mortified to see her superior and friend friend, Ryu and Eun-a respectively, acting as scheming manipulators manipulators, and shocked to learn that Eun-a was powerful, manipulative manipulative, and promiscuous with other women, completely in contrast to the ideals of the new regime. While she still thinks the new regime was necessary necessary, she's deeply uncomfortable that it started with a lie.]]



* DoubleStandard: She's entertained by details of same-sex male relationships, but considers female-female ones disturbing and unnatural.
** She also constantly accuses women of being emotional and irrational, but never calls men out on this -- particularly blatant with Heo Seung-bok, whose emotions tends to be all over the place, and Kim So-yi, who is unfailingly logical and precise. Seung-bok's emotional nature goes utterly without comment, yet when So-yi shows even the slightest hint of entirely justified emotion[[note]](having her pay docked unfairly, being fired, having her life's work dismissed, being left adrift and without purpose)[[/note]], *Mute immediately declares that So-yi is reacting that way because she's female and therefore is unsuitable for the working world regardless of her brilliance.
* [[spoiler: DrivenToSuicide: After learning of her past self's failures to protect the ship and the events of the year zero she considers herself a failure and a burden, so she follows her society's convention of the widow suicide and deletes her memories, unless *Hyun-ae intervenes.]]

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* DoubleStandard: She's entertained by details of same-sex male relationships, but considers female-female ones to be disturbing and unnatural.
** She also constantly accuses women of being emotional and irrational, but never calls men out on this -- particularly blatant with Heo Seung-bok, whose emotions tends to be all over the place, and Kim So-yi, who is unfailingly logical and precise. Seung-bok's emotional nature goes utterly without comment, yet when So-yi shows even the slightest hint of entirely justified emotion[[note]](having her pay docked unfairly, being fired, having her life's work dismissed, and being left adrift and without purpose)[[/note]], *Mute immediately declares that So-yi is reacting that way because she's female female, and therefore is unsuitable for the working world world, regardless of her brilliance.
* [[spoiler: DrivenToSuicide: After [[spoiler:After learning of her past self's failures to protect the ship ship, and the events of the year zero zero, she considers herself a failure and a burden, so she follows her society's convention of the widow suicide and deletes her memories, unless *Hyun-ae intervenes.]]



* MyGreatestFailure: She blames herself for allowing the Pale Bride to kill the population of the ''Mugunghwa'', thinking the person responsible for security should have been able to stop a disturbed, frail girl. Understandable since protecting the ship's security was her primary purpose in life.
** [[spoiler: When she learns about her past self's failures too, including allowing the navigation AI to be killed, she considers herself a total failure and commits suicide.]]
* TheMourningAfter: *Mute considers herself the ''Mugunghwa's'' widow (her new black outfit may be mourning garb) and has trouble moving on.

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* MyGreatestFailure: She blames herself for allowing the Pale Bride to kill the population of the ''Mugunghwa'', thinking that the person responsible for security should have been able to stop a disturbed, frail girl. Understandable Understandable, since protecting the ship's security was her primary purpose in life.
** [[spoiler: When she learns about her past self's failures failures, too, including allowing the navigation AI to be killed, she considers herself a total failure and commits suicide.]]
* TheMourningAfter: *Mute considers herself the ''Mugunghwa's'' widow (her new black outfit may be mourning garb) garb), and has trouble moving on.
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[[folder:Old *Mute]]




* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: While it's unknown if Old *Mute ever felt about Seo-Yeong in the same way she felt for her, but despite [[spoiler: Old *Mute's betrayal]], one of the files she chooses to preserve [[spoiler: just before having her memories wiped]] is "Seo-Yeong's Smile."

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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: While it's unknown It's unclear if Old *Mute ever felt about Seo-Yeong in the same way she felt for her, returned Seo-Yeong's feelings, but despite [[spoiler: Old *Mute's betrayal]], one of the files she chooses to preserve [[spoiler: just before having her memories wiped]] is was "Seo-Yeong's Smile."



* DirtyCoward: [[spoiler:*Mute calls her as much when reading about how Old *Mute chose to betray Heo rather than risk dying. However, it is possible that Old *Mute's programming didn't ''allow'' her to choose to die. She was programmed to put the ship's security above all else, full stop, no exceptions. And as the ship's security AI, her survival is meant to be paramount to that]].
* EyepatchOfPower: It's unknown why she wears one, being an incorporeal AI, but ''damn'' it makes her look badass.

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* DirtyCoward: [[spoiler:*Mute calls her as much when reading about how Old *Mute chose to betray Heo rather than risk dying. However, it is possible that Old *Mute's programming didn't ''allow'' her to choose to die. She was programmed to put the ship's security above all else, full stop, no exceptions. And exceptions, and as the ship's security AI, her survival is meant to be paramount to that]].
* EyepatchOfPower: It's unknown why she wears one, being an incorporeal AI, but ''damn'' does it makes her look badass.



* [[spoiler: FlingALightIntoTheFuture: She buries a cache of information in her code about the conspirators and the people and culture of the ship before the computers are reset. Unfortunately her successor wouldn't read it until it was too late.]]

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* [[spoiler: FlingALightIntoTheFuture: She [[spoiler:She buries a cache of information in her code about the conspirators and the people and culture of the ship before the computers are reset. Unfortunately Unfortunately, her successor wouldn't read it until it was it's already too late.]]



* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Let's just say her assessment of [[spoiler: Councillor Ryu]] was off the mark. Actually justified in that he only became dangerous as a result of his contact with [[spoiler: Oh Eun-a and her influences]], something she was not aware of.

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* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Let's just say her assessment of [[spoiler: Councillor [[spoiler:Councillor Ryu]] was off the mark. Actually justified in that he only became dangerous as a result of his contact with [[spoiler: Oh [[spoiler:Oh Eun-a and her influences]], something she was not aware of.



* MyGreatestFailure: In the backstory a rebellion occurred and the ship's navigation AI was killed. Old *Mute blames herself for not protecting the ship and is still obsessed with preventing popular uprising. Indeed [[spoiler: her schemes to undermine the peasantry and democracy movements are the catalyst for the entire plot, and her peasantry obsession blinds her to the real threat Ryu poses.]]

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* MyGreatestFailure: In the backstory backstory, a rebellion occurred occurred, and the ship's navigation AI was killed. Old *Mute blames herself for not protecting the ship ship, and is still obsessed with preventing popular uprising. Indeed [[spoiler: her [[spoiler:her schemes to undermine the peasantry and democracy movements are the catalyst for the entire plot, and her peasantry obsession blinds her to the real threat Ryu poses.]]



* OnlySaneMan: She considers herself this as she has takes the long view and worries about stability hundreds of years from now, not just the short-term advantage and self-interest of the other Councillors. She's also the only one who opposes the draconian measures of the new regime.

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* OnlySaneMan: She considers herself this this, as she has takes taken the long view view, and worries about stability hundreds of years from now, not just the short-term advantage and self-interest of the other Councillors. She's also the only one who opposes the draconian measures of the new regime.



* PragmaticVillainy: Old *Mute doesn't care about democracy, regarding activists as a threat to security and something to be undermined. She does however oppose anti-peasantry measures in the interests of avoiding disorder and rioting.

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* PragmaticVillainy: Old *Mute doesn't care about democracy, regarding activists as a threat to security security, and something to be undermined. She does however does, however, oppose anti-peasantry measures measures, in the interests of avoiding disorder and rioting.



* ToBeLawfulOrGood: Old *Mute's primary objective is preserving stability, something she places above all else, and which makes things difficult when the ruling regime becomes increasingly totalitarian. In the end [[spoiler: when her life is threatened she agrees to assist the regime rather than dying and leaving the ship without a security AI. Not that she gets the chance.]]

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* ToBeLawfulOrGood: Old *Mute's primary objective is preserving stability, something she places above all else, and which makes things difficult when the ruling regime becomes increasingly totalitarian. In the end end, [[spoiler: when her life is threatened threatened, she agrees to assist the regime rather than dying and leaving the ship without a security AI. Not that she gets the chance.]]



* WhoWantsToLiveForever: Towards [[spoiler:the end of her life]], she points out that defending the ''Mugunghwa'' for over a millenium and a half has made her ''very'' tired.
** To illustrate, Old *Mute explains that for every decision she makes, she has to cross-reference it with every other bit of knowledge and experience she has. Being an AI with a perfect memory, as well as over 1600 years of experience, she has to deliberately ignore or disregard some of her processing power to function normally. She explains that an AI like her was only designed to live for a thousand years, at most.

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* WhoWantsToLiveForever: Towards [[spoiler:the [[spoiler:Towards the end of her life]], she points out that defending the ''Mugunghwa'' for over a millenium and a half has made her ''very'' tired.
** To illustrate, Old *Mute explains that for every decision she makes, she has to cross-reference it with every other bit of knowledge and experience she has. Being an AI with a perfect memory, as well as over 1600 years of experience, she has to deliberately ignore or disregard some of her processing power to function normally. She explains that an AI like her was only designed to live for a thousand years, at most.
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[[folder:Heo Family]]

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!!The Heo family
[[folder:Heo Family]]Seo-Yeong]]




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* BiTheWay: She had a loving if weird relationship with her husband, but it is outright stated that Old *Mute was the one she loved most.

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* BiTheWay: She had a loving loving, if weird weird, relationship with her husband, but it is outright stated that Old *Mute was the one she loved most.



* DistractedByTheSexy: Sort of. On a day with nothing happening, and therefore nothing to write on the required Daily Report, she ends up writing several paragraphs about Old *Mute and how her new look suits her beautifully and how badass she looks when she smokes. Old *Mute is appropriately embarrassed.
* DrivenToSuicide: Her eventual fate after Year Zero, ten years after the failed coup.
** Although, it's unclear if she killed herself or if Ryu had her executed for political purposes. Not that it makes it better.

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* DistractedByTheSexy: Sort of. On a day with nothing happening, and therefore nothing to write on the required Daily Report, she ends up writing several paragraphs about Old *Mute *Mute, and how her new look suits her beautifully beautifully, and how badass she looks when she smokes. Old *Mute is appropriately embarrassed.
* DrivenToSuicide: Her [[spoiler:Her eventual fate after Year Zero, ten years after the failed coup.
coup.]]
** Although, [[spoiler:Although, it's unclear if she killed herself herself, or if Ryu had her executed for political purposes. Not that it makes it better.]]



* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: [[spoiler:Heavily implied to be offed by the new government in what's officially a suicide.]]
* {{Robosexual}}: Obviously.

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* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: [[spoiler:Heavily implied to be offed by the new government in what's what is officially recorded as a suicide.]]
* {{Robosexual}}: Obviously.
She was in love with Old *Mute.
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[[folder:Heo Seung-Bok]]




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[[folder:Councillors and Other Officials]]

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[[folder:Councillors %%[[folder:Heo Ae-jong]]
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!!Councillors
and Other Officials]]Officials
[[folder:Ryu]]



A fresh face brought in to make it appear the peasantry had a voice on the Council. Was given the position of Councillor of the Captaincy. [[spoiler: Later became President and Emperor of the new dynsaty.]]
* [[spoiler: BehindEveryGreatMan: It's his affair with Oh Eun-a that pushes him to seize power.]]
* [[spoiler: TheChessmaster: Basically sets the agenda of the entire Council post-meritocracy after installing sympathetic pawns in every position. Even after that he still maintains the appearance the proposals aren't coming from him, maintaining the illusion until it's too late.]]
* [[spoiler: FromNobodyToNightmare: Oh Eun-a's influence turned him into the subtle totalitarian schemer who would eventually overthrow the entire ship and crown himself Emperor.]]

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A fresh face brought in to make it appear like the peasantry had a voice on the Council. Was given the position of Councillor of the Captaincy. [[spoiler: Later became President and Emperor of the new dynsaty.dynasty.]]
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* [[spoiler: BehindEveryGreatMan: It's [[spoiler:It's his affair with Oh Eun-a that pushes him to seize power.]]
* [[spoiler: TheChessmaster: Basically [[spoiler:Basically sets the agenda of the entire Council post-meritocracy post-meritocracy, after installing sympathetic pawns in every position. Even after that that, he still maintains the appearance that the proposals aren't coming from him, maintaining the illusion illusion, until it's too late.]]
* [[spoiler: FromNobodyToNightmare: Oh [[spoiler:Oh Eun-a's influence turned him into the subtle totalitarian schemer who would eventually overthrow the entire ship and crown himself Emperor.]]



* [[spoiler: KarmaHoudini: He overthrows the entire ship and crown himself as a despotic Emperor ruling absolute on the ship, wipes Old *Mute's memory, effectively "killing" her to groom her blank new version into a loyal puppet, put the blame of a "failed rebellion" on Heo Seo-Yeong before imprisoning her for life where she committed suicide a decade later (or maybe he made her killed), impose a retrograde, misogynistic and homophobic society where women are not considered as persons but as objects, and unknowingly doomed all the population of the ship when his wiping of the ship database also erased all the data of Kim So-Yi's investigation on the abnormal levels of radiation affecting the birthrate, and dies of old age as the first Emperor-Captain without ever facing retribution for everything he did, except maybe having to live with his wife Oh Eun-a's guilt-induced madness.]]
* PuppetKing: Was invited onto the Council to give the appearence that the populist movement had a sympathetic ear on the council. In reality his role was to give the appearance of process while actually watering down proposals to the point of meaninglessness. [[spoiler:[[ApparentlyPowerlessPuppetmaster Boy did that ever go wrong]].]]

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* [[spoiler: KarmaHoudini: He [[spoiler:He overthrows the entire ship and crown himself as a despotic Emperor ruling with absolute power on the ship, wipes Old *Mute's memory, effectively "killing" her to groom her blank new version into a loyal puppet, put the blame of a "failed rebellion" on Heo Seo-Yeong before imprisoning her for life life, where she committed suicide a decade later (or maybe he made her killed), impose imposed a retrograde, misogynistic misogynistic, and homophobic society where women are not considered as persons but as objects, and unknowingly doomed all the population of the ship when his wiping of the ship database also erased all the data of Kim So-Yi's investigation on the abnormal levels of radiation affecting the birthrate, and dies of old age as the first Emperor-Captain Emperor-Captain, without ever facing retribution for everything he did, except maybe having to live with his wife Oh Eun-a's guilt-induced madness.]]
* PuppetKing: Was invited onto the Council to give the appearence appearance that the populist movement had a sympathetic ear on the council. In reality reality, his role was to give the appearance of process process, while actually watering down proposals to the point of meaninglessness. [[spoiler:[[ApparentlyPowerlessPuppetmaster Boy did that ever go wrong]].]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Oh Eun-a]]



* BigBrotherMentor: She's the first person *Mute met after "waking up" who becomes her friend and teaches her about the norms of society.
** [[spoiler: PoisonousFriend: Far from being friends in a past life as she claims she actually hated Old *Mute, and becomes friends with *Mute to indoctrinate her with her Confucian ideology and make her servant to the regime her past self opposed.]]
* [[spoiler: BiTheWay: Had a "sister" (or consort) she slept with, but also attended parties looking to get laid by men.]]
* [[spoiler: ConsummateLiar: She convinces *Mute she was a friend despite hating her previous incarnation and pins the blame for the damage she caused to the central computer on the rebels opposing her.]]
* [[spoiler: Gayngst: While she appears to love her lesbian lover Mi-seun she's still convinced only marriage with a man and bearing his children can bring a woman happiness.]]

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* BigBrotherMentor: She's the first person *Mute met after "waking up" who up," and becomes her friend friend, and teaches her about the norms of society.
** [[spoiler: PoisonousFriend: Far [[spoiler:Far from being friends in a past life as she claims claims, she actually hated Old *Mute, and becomes friends with *Mute to indoctrinate her with her Confucian ideology ideology, and make her servant to the regime her past self opposed.]]
* [[spoiler: BiTheWay: Had [[spoiler:Had a "sister" (or consort) who she slept with, but also attended parties looking to get laid by men.]]
* [[spoiler: ConsummateLiar: She [[spoiler:She convinces *Mute that she was a friend friend, despite hating her previous incarnation incarnation, and pins the blame for the damage she caused to the central computer on the rebels opposing her.]]
* [[spoiler: Gayngst: While [[spoiler:While she appears to love her lesbian lover Mi-seun Mi-seun, she's still convinced that only marriage with a man and bearing his children can bring a woman happiness.]]



** [[spoiler: She even goes as far as to overthrow the current regime to promote this agenda, and ultimately seeks to force people to marry and plans to ban divorce.]]
* [[spoiler: Hypocrite: She laments the promiscuity of her society but has a history of one-night stands and a regular lesbian lover on the side.]]
** [[spoiler: She also feels betrayed when she learns her father was aware of a planned rebellion against her fiancee and did nothing, even though she already betrayed him by taking his Councillorship and giving it to one of Ryu's pawns.]]
* [[spoiler: InternalizedCategorism: She wants to give her "sister" a better life but doesn't feel able to do so, likely because of her Confucian views on gender which say women can only be happy when protected by men and by being married with children.]]
* [[spoiler: IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: A tragic example. Her Confucian beliefs make her think she can't give her lesbian lover Mi-seun a proper life so she works tirelessly to reform society so it can protect her instead. Unfortunately she neglects Mi-seun as a result and gives her the impression their love is less valuable, and in the end Mi-seun kills herself thinking she is only a burden and potential embarrassment.]]
* [[spoiler: LadyMacbeth: Her influence propels Ryu into power and she encourages in him the Confucian values that would dominate his regime. She provides and facilitates the plans of her despotic lover and, true to form, she's even rendered emotionally vacant (and thus, a non-agent) by the end of the plot.]]
* [[spoiler: MadonnaWhoreComplex: believes all men subscribe to this and Ryu will lose interest in her soon after they sleep together. To that end she plays the part of ShrinkingViolet to hold his interest despite really being anything but.]]
* [[spoiler: NeverMyFault: She thinks her "sister" deserves a better life but blames society, which she thinks should protect weak women, rather than herself.]]
* ParentalNeglect: Possibly the case for her daughter as it's implied *Mute was the one to give her daughter relationship advice and support while she was growing up. [[spoiler: Likely due to the VillainousBSOD that left her spending hours a day staring at the wall.]]
* [[spoiler:PyrrhicVictory: She achieves the new order that she so desired, but the suicide of her "sister" leaves her a shell of her former self.]]
* [[spoiler: SmugSnake: Takes this tone during *Mute's rebellion. Her complete composure after police barge into her house and arrest her is Old *Mute's first clue that something is very wrong.]]
* [[spoiler:VillainousBSOD: Has a long one after her "sister" is DrivenToSuicide.]]

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** [[spoiler: She [[spoiler:She even goes as far as to overthrow the current regime to promote this agenda, and ultimately seeks to force people to marry marry, and plans to ban divorce.]]
* [[spoiler: Hypocrite: She [[spoiler:She laments the promiscuity of her society society, but has a history of one-night stands stands, and a regular lesbian lover on the side.]]
** [[spoiler: She [[spoiler:She also feels betrayed when she learns that her father was aware of a planned rebellion against her fiancee and did nothing, even though she already betrayed him by taking his Councillorship and giving it to one of Ryu's pawns.]]
* [[spoiler: InternalizedCategorism: She [[spoiler:She wants to give her "sister" a better life life, but doesn't feel able to do so, likely because of her Confucian views on gender gender, which say women can only be happy when protected by men men, and by being married with children.]]
* [[spoiler: IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: A [[spoiler:A tragic example. Her Confucian beliefs make her think she can't give her lesbian lover Mi-seun a proper life life, so she works tirelessly to reform society so it can protect her instead. Unfortunately Unfortunately, she neglects Mi-seun as a result result, and gives her the impression that their love is less valuable, and in the end Mi-seun kills herself thinking that she is only a burden and potential embarrassment.]]
* [[spoiler: LadyMacbeth: Her [[spoiler:Her influence propels Ryu into power power, and she encourages in him the Confucian values that would dominate his regime. She provides and facilitates the plans of her despotic lover and, true to form, she's even rendered emotionally vacant (and thus, a non-agent) by the end of the plot.]]
* [[spoiler: MadonnaWhoreComplex: believes [[spoiler:Believes all men subscribe to this and that Ryu will lose interest in her soon after they sleep together. To that end end, she plays the part of ShrinkingViolet to hold his interest interest, despite really being anything but.]]
* [[spoiler: NeverMyFault: She [[spoiler:She thinks her "sister" deserves a better life life, but blames society, which she thinks should protect weak women, rather than herself.]]
* ParentalNeglect: Possibly the case for her daughter daughter, as it's implied that *Mute was the one to give her daughter relationship advice and support while she was growing up. [[spoiler: Likely due to the VillainousBSOD that left her spending hours a day staring at the wall.]]
* [[spoiler:PyrrhicVictory: She PyrrhicVictory: [[spoiler:She achieves the new order that she so desired, but the suicide of her "sister" leaves her a shell of her former self.]]
* [[spoiler: SmugSnake: Takes [[spoiler:Takes this tone during *Mute's rebellion. Her complete composure after police barge into her house and arrest her is Old *Mute's first clue that something is very wrong.]]
* [[spoiler:VillainousBSOD: Has VillainousBSOD: [[spoiler:Has a long one after her "sister" is DrivenToSuicide.]]



* [[spoiler: WellIntentionedExtremist: She genuinely believes society is corrupt and people will be better off in her new regime.]]

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* [[spoiler: WellIntentionedExtremist: She [[spoiler:She genuinely believes that society is corrupt corrupt, and that people will be better off in her new regime.]]



[[folder: Other Individuals]]

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[[folder: Other Individuals]]!!Other Individuals
[[folder:Mimi]]



A card hustler, a brazen flirt, and a menace to maids. Had an affair with Heo Seung-Bok.

* HiddenHeartOfGold: He freely breaks the law, and potentially tried to seduce a police officer, but after [[spoiler: the effects of the Motherhood Credit Act and the tax dump from Ryu's new regime, he marries a woman he doesn't love and promises to have children with her, to save both their lives, despite being mutually unattractive to each other.]] He sends a letter to Seung-Bok, begging for forgiveness and confessing that he really does love him.

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A card hustler, a brazen flirt, and a menace to maids. Had an affair with Heo Seung-Bok.

Seung-Bok.
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* HiddenHeartOfGold: He freely breaks the law, and potentially tried to seduce a police officer, but after [[spoiler: the effects of the Motherhood Credit Act and the tax dump from Ryu's new regime, he marries a woman he doesn't love and promises to have children with her, to save both their lives, despite being mutually unattractive to each other.]] He sends a letter to Seung-Bok, begging for forgiveness forgiveness, and confessing that he really does love him.


* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: Completely. Fucking. Averted.

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* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves: Completely. Fucking. Averted.[[spoiler:Heavily implied to be offed by the new government in what's officially a suicide.]]


* [[spoiler:PyrrhicVictory: She achieves the new order that she so desired, but the suicide of her "sister" makes her consider if it was really worth the cost.]]

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* [[spoiler:PyrrhicVictory: She achieves the new order that she so desired, but the suicide of her "sister" makes leaves her consider if it was really worth the cost.a shell of her former self.]]


* PosthumousCharacter: You only hear of him after his death, but he seemed like a nice guy.

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* PosthumousCharacter: You only hear Well, they're ''all'' posthumous (except ''maybe'' Hyun-ae), since the logs were written hundreds of him after his death, years ago, but he *Star died even before the logs began. He seemed like a nice guy.pretty nice, from what little we hear.

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* TrademarkFavoriteFood: In the [[ScrappyMechanic infamous]] cake baking sequence, she mentions that cake is her favorite food from [[spoiler: back when she was human]].


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WARNING: Note this page contains unmarked spoilers for events from AnalogueAHateStory.
VisualNovel/AnalogueAHateStory.

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* [[spoiler: KarmaHoudini: He overthrows the entire ship and crown himself as a despotic Emperor ruling absolute on the ship, wipes Old *Mute's memory, effectively "killing" her to groom her blank new version into a loyal puppet, put the blame of a "failed rebellion" on Heo Seo-Yeong before imprisoning her for life where she committed suicide a decade later (or maybe he made her killed), impose a retrograde, misogynistic and homophobic society where women are not considered as persons but as objects, and unknowingly doomed all the population of the ship when his wiping of the ship database also erased all the data of Kim So-Yi's investigation on the abnormal levels of radiation affecting the birthrate, and dies of old age as the first Emperor-Captain without ever facing retribution for everything he did, except maybe having to live with his wife Oh Eun-a's guilt-induced madness.]]

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** In the Harem route, she [[spoiler:stops *Mute from committing suicide]].


!!*Hyun-ae/ The Pale Bride / Kim Hyun-ae

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!!*Hyun-ae/ The !!*Hyun-ae/The Pale Bride / Kim Bride/Kim Hyun-ae


* DeliberateValuesDissonance: She completely subscribes to the oppressive values of the Confucian regime, including male dominance and the importance of marriage and childbirth above all else.



** She also constantly accuses women of being emotional and irrational, but never calls men out on this -- particularly blatant with Heo Seung-bok, whose emotions tends to be all over the place, and Kim So-yi, who is unfailingly logical and precise. Seung-bok's emotional nature goes utterly without comment, yet when So-yi shows even the slightest hint of entirely justified emotion[[note]](having her pay docked unfairly, being fired, having her life's work dismissed, being left adrift and without purpose)[[/note]], *Mute immediately declares that So-yi is reacting that way because she's female and therefore is unsuitable for the working world regardless of her brilliance.



* ValuesDissonance: She completely subscribes to the oppressive values of the Confucian regime, including male dominance and the importance of marriage and childbirth above all else.

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* ValuesDissonance: She completely subscribes to the oppressive values of the Confucian regime, including male dominance and the importance of marriage and childbirth above all else.


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* DirtyCoward: [[spoiler:*Mute calls her as much when reading about how Old *Mute chose to betray Heo rather than risk dying. However, it is possible that Old *Mute's programming didn't ''allow'' her to choose to die. She was programmed to put the ship's security above all else, full stop, no exceptions. And as the ship's security AI, her survival is meant to be paramount to that]].


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** Considering she can change her appearance at will, that is likely ''why'' she wears one.

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