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* GrayEyes: The amount of times he uses these to 'lock' onto people makes it pretty clear that he has grey eyes!


* {{Animorphism}}: Well, she has become a giant dog essentially.



* PettingZooPeople: Well, she has become a giant dog essentially, so this is bound to happen.



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-->'''Ability: Shapeshifting.'''

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-->'''Ability: Shapeshifting.[[Shapeshifting Shapeshifting]].'''



* BizarroEpisode: [[spoiler: Signe becoming Guardian Angel. All the authors on the forum acknowledge its weird as hell, and it results in Guardian Angel stalking Aurora. It... doesn't make much sense.]]

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* BizarroEpisode: [[spoiler: Signe becoming Guardian Angel. All the authors on the forum acknowledge its weird as hell, and it results in Guardian Angel stalking Aurora. It... doesn't make much sense. It ends soon enough.]]



* PersonalityPowers: Signe can change her appearance, which reflects her desire to fit in with others.



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* VillainsNeverLie: The Redeemer states this explicitly. And it rings true until [[spoiler: the very end, when he admits he's going to kill all the superhumans in the Shard, even after he kills Gilbert, rendering the latters HeroicSacrifice meaningless.]]
**'''Well, I lied, didn't I?'''


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-->'''Ability: [[EmpathicHealer Injury Transferal,]] Enhanced Durability.'''

Aurora is a third year student who gains her powers in the aftermath of the explosion. She attempts to use them for good things, to help those around her, and to redeem her fellow students but comes up against opposition to the idea. Although Aurora preaches high ideals, she had trouble sticking to them, and runs the risk of FallenHero syndrome!

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-->'''Ability: [[EmpathicHealer Injury Transferal,]] [[SuperToughness Enhanced Durability.'''

Durability]].'''


Aurora is a third year student who gains her powers in the aftermath of the explosion. She attempts to use them for good things, to help those around her, and to redeem her fellow students but comes up against opposition to the idea. Although Aurora preaches high ideals, she had trouble sticking to them, and runs the risk of FallenHero syndrome!
syndrome! She eventually abandons her high ideals and becomes a vigilante, but remains steadfastly on the side of good.



* Angst: Aurora suffers from a bit of it as she manages her powers and how she wants to use them.

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* Angst: {{Angst}}: Aurora suffers from a bit of it as she manages her powers and how she wants to use them.



* LetsGetDangerous: In the Trafalgar Square battle, Aurora kind of snaps, and decides to start fighting properly. Also when she moves beyond just trying to heal people with her powers.



* TakeAThirdOption: After Thomas attacks her, (see above), Aurora decides not to compromise her morals, even if it kills her. Luckily for her, it doesn't, and her SuperToughness keeps her alive long enough to get medical treatment.

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* TakeAThirdOption: Subverted. After Thomas attacks her, (see above), Aurora decides not to compromise her morals, even if it kills her. Luckily for her, it doesn't, and her SuperToughness keeps her alive long enough to get medical treatment. There was no magic plan C though.


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* WellDoneSonGuy: Herbert has a strained relationship with his father, a famous Olympian superhero, because he hadn't manifested powers in his youth (or so they thought). His father, Gilbert Flynn, tries to hide it, but it's obvious that he's upset that Herbert never demonstrated any sign that he would follow in his footsteps. (At least, at the beginning.) Nathan calls Gilbert out on it near the end.


*ActionGirl: Very much how Aurora operates; right in the thick of the action.



* AntiHero: Aurora is an odd example for sure. She wants to be good person but due to Olem's presence in her life, she's actually becoming more ruthless. Yet she wants to be TheHero. So, odd one right!
* EmpathicHealer: Aurora's power allows her to take wounds and other injuries into herself, which she can keep at a reduced level, or pass on.

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* Angst: Aurora suffers from a bit of it as she manages her powers and how she wants to use them.
* AntiHero: Aurora is an odd example for sure.sure, and not completely straight. She wants to be good person but due to Olem's presence in her life, she's actually becoming more ruthless. Yet she wants to be TheHero. So, odd one right!
right! Eventually, she accepts this status, and mirrors her superheroine persona on it.
* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Her and Olem on occasion.
* BullyingTheDragon: Aurora is quite defiant towards the Redeemer. But then, she just doesn't want to join him, and makes that known. Luckily for her, it only results in a beating them the Redeeemer loses it, but at least she sticks to her principles. Later on, the fact that she [[spoiler: drew Olem from his side]] vexs the Redeemer to no end, and he actively considers how satisfying it will be to kill her.
* EmpathicHealer: Aurora's power allows her to take wounds and other injuries into herself, which she can keep at a reduced level, or pass on. At first she uses it to help others positively, but eventually she also begins to use it aggressively.
* ExtremityExtremist: Aurora uses her legs and not much else when fighting.
* {{Gaydar}}: Waaaaay off with Herbert; Aurora spends a good chunk of time convinced that Herbert is gay. As it turns out, he isn't.



* {{Gaydar}}: Waaaaay off with Herbert; Aurora spends a good chunk of time convinced that Herbert is gay. As it turns out, he isn't.
* MakeAnExampleOfThem: Aurora is on the receiving end of this, when Thomas White is sent by the Redeemer to convey a message. That message involves a collapsed lung, which is going to kill her within 10 minutes unless she passes it on. Therefore proving that our morals are fake and Olem is a [[TheCorrupter bad influence]] on her. Ouch.

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* {{Gaydar}}: Waaaaay off with Herbert; KickChick: When fighting Aurora spends is acknowledged to be a good chunk fairly awful puncher, and so she relies on serious kicks to get the damage done. Could be to show off her legs, but primarily because she doesn't have the upper body strength of time convinced that Herbert is gay. As it turns out, he isn't.
Olem (for example.)
* MakeAnExampleOfThem: Aurora is on the receiving end of this, when Thomas White is sent by the Redeemer to convey a message. That message involves a collapsed lung, which is going to kill her within 10 minutes unless she passes it on. Therefore proving that our morals are fake and Olem is a [[TheCorrupter bad influence]] on her. Ouch. [[spoiler: Aurora decides to TakeAThirdOption]].



* LoveRedeems: Aurora manages to [[spoiler: redeem Olem by turning him against the Redeemer, by revealing her growing feelings for him.]] So played straight.

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* LoveRedeems: Aurora manages to [[spoiler: redeem Olem by turning him against the Redeemer, by revealing her growing feelings for him.]] So played straight. straight, even if the aftermath is a bit



* SuperToughness: One of Aurora's secondary powers.
* TeamMom: The glue of the group for sure.
* TheHeart: Aurora really does glue the group together and try and get them to stay good.
* TrainingThePeacefulVillagers: Aurora is the villager. Olem is the teacher. Redeemer is the army.
* VigilanteMan: Becoming more and more so, due to her own uncompromising attitude and Olem's influence.
* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: Aurora pretty much carries the banner for this, and tries to believe the best in everyone. Especially for Olem. This is pretty much one of Aurora's crucial skills in life, when she's not being vindictive.

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* SuperToughness: One of Aurora's secondary powers.powers, which allows her to tank the injuries she takes on. It also makes her really tough; so tough, that she survives an attack by Thomas when he collapses her lung.
* TakeAThirdOption: After Thomas attacks her, (see above), Aurora decides not to compromise her morals, even if it kills her. Luckily for her, it doesn't, and her SuperToughness keeps her alive long enough to get medical treatment.

* TeamMom: The glue of the group for sure. She tries to draw them together and keeps the peace.
* TheHeart: Aurora really does glue the group together and try and get them to stay good. Aurora is always encouraging them to do better really.
* TheHero: What Aurora aspires to be, before she accepts her dual identity as healer and vigilante, as reflected in her final super costume, which matches both her light and dark sides, so to say.
* TookALevelInBadass: Olem's training with Aurora allows her to become a formidable fighter. It shows, after her passive display in the heroes first ever battle, to the point where she is hunting down criminals with Olem.

* TrainingThePeacefulVillagers: Aurora is the villager. Olem is the teacher. Redeemer is the army. Good luck with that.
* VigilanteMan: Becoming more and more so, due to her own uncompromising attitude and Olem's influence. \n It becomes apparent when she goes out with Olem and kills several (admittedly very dodgy) people.
* WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway: How Aurora views her powers at first; they are after all, her just making herself injured, or hurting others who probably don't deserve it.
* YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre: Aurora pretty much carries the banner for this, and tries to believe the best in everyone. Especially for Olem. This is pretty much one of Aurora's crucial skills in life, when she's not life. She doesn't ever quite get Olem to become good, but she keeps him from being vindictive.evil.


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* ActionGirl: The principle example in the cast! Chris is fierce, and a terrific fighter. Her powers only enhance her natural abilities. Chris is a very formidable foe, and one of the most powerful heroes in the cast. Demonstrated to full effect when she and Herbert go to fight crime.



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* {{Gaydar: Waaaaay off.}}

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* {{Gaydar: {{Gaydar}}: Waaaaay off.}} off with Herbert; Aurora spends a good chunk of time convinced that Herbert is gay. As it turns out, he isn't.


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* PutOnABus: Ed joins Olympus and then plays no further part in the story, presumably engaged in training.



* PayEvilOntoEvil: Zero plans to match evil for evil.

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* PayEvilOntoEvil: PayEvilUntoEvil: Zero plans to match evil for evil.evil.
* PutOnABus: Alex kisses Freya, his long time crush and them just disappears. He is never seen or heard from again, and despite his hard stance on crime, one can't help but feel that he gives up heroics to live with Freya.


* DreamingOfThingsToCome: He absorbed the ability to see the future in dreams from his mother.
* FutureBadass: The future stories, written by two of the other posters, have Herbert near the top of his game, having controlled his ability and mixing powers he's absorbed to create devastating effects. Known as the heavy hitter of all the remaining Supers
* HowDoIShotWeb: Herbert's arc is revolved around this even as the Redeemer approaches with an intent to destroy Olympus.

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* DreamingOfThingsToCome: He absorbed the ability to see the future in dreams from his mother.
mother. It comes in handy, as he immediately sees through the Redeemer. It does, however, nearly get him killed when he acts on that instinct a bit too stronger.
* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: At the start, Herbert is wisecracking and quick, to suit his original SuperSpeed. (This was because Herbert was originally intended to just be a speedster, before quickly changing into an empath.) He later takes on his more empathic and considerate personality.
* FutureBadass: The future stories, written by two of the other posters, have Herbert near the top of his game, having controlled his ability and mixing powers he's absorbed to create devastating effects. Known as the heavy hitter of all the remaining Supers
Supers. Nearly enough, by the end of the story Herbert actually [[spoiler: becomes this, and defeats the Redeemer fairly handily.]] In all, Herbert is recognised as the most powerful of all the superhumans.
* HowDoIShotWeb: Herbert's arc is revolved around this even as the Redeemer approaches with an intent to destroy Olympus. [[spoiler: He eventually learns, and gets help from the Vortex Energy in the final battle.]]



* MistakenForGay: By Aurora for a while.
* NiceGuy: Herbert to a T!

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* MistakenForGay: By Aurora for a while.
while. She's wrong.
* NiceGuy: Herbert to a T! He is sensitive, looks out for others, and empathises with them.



* PhysicalGod: At the end [[spoiler: fuelled by the Vertex Energies]], Herbert very much becomes this. He even ''grows back'' a lost arm!



* PunchCatch: Herbert, after channelling Canagold's strength for a moment in his first fight with the Redeemer. The Redeemer only becomes more vicious to finish off Herbert.
* ShockAndAwe: He gained the ability to control electricity from his father.
* SuperpowerLottery: Herbert can, eventually, access to all the powers of any other super he's ever met, making him take the most powerful card in the future. Currently, he can barely control his powers so this is somewhat inverted.
* SuperStrength: He gained this from Canary and has already used it on a few occasions without meaning to do so.
* TheEmpath: And not in a lame way! Though it may appear like this at first, Herbert's abilities have the potential to be immense and all because he can connect with people like no-one else.
* TooPowerfulToLive: One day this is what he aspires to. As of now, it is unlikely because his power is so hard to access. He just gets lucky with what he plucks out.
* TookALevelInBadass: Once he actually starts learning his powers, he's going to be one powerful guy!
* TrainingFromHell: Nathan is currently trying to impose it on Herbert. He's failing.
* WhatKindofLamePowerIsHeartAnyway?: Originally how he views his powers when he believes them to consist of reading people's emotions only. Quite the comedown from superspeed.

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* PunchCatch: Herbert, after channelling Canagold's strength for a moment in his first fight with the Redeemer. The Redeemer only becomes more vicious to finish off Herbert. \n In their final battle, Herbert does it again, but this time the Redeemer forces him down to the ground and overpowers him, before throwing Herbert into a wall.
* ShockAndAwe: He gained the ability to control electricity from his father. He uses it as one of his regular powers and often charges his fists with electricity.
* SuperpowerLottery: Herbert can, eventually, access to all the powers of any other super he's ever met, making him take the most powerful card in the future. Currently, he can barely control his powers so this is somewhat inverted. [[spoiler: When the Vertex Energy takes effect, this is realised, and Herbert can literally do pretty much anything. It's how he defeats the Redeemer before the energy wears off, returning him from PhysicalGod status.)
* SuperSpeed: As a result of the Vertex Energies, and a delayed reaction to his being exposed to his parents powers, Herbert temporarily gains super speed. When it wears off he is left powerless. Or so he believes until Nathan corrects him and teaches him how to access his actual ability: Mimicry.

* SuperStrength: He gained this from Canary and has already used it on a few occasions without meaning to do so. In the end, he purposes takes it to combat the Redeemer.
* TheEmpath: And not in a lame way! Though it may appear like this at first, Herbert's abilities have the potential to be immense and all because he can connect with people like no-one else.
else. So well in fact, he gains their powers!
* TooPowerfulToLive: One day this is what he aspires to. As of now, it is unlikely because his power is so hard to access. He just gets lucky with what he plucks out. [[spoiler: As noted, very much subverted in the end]] and also in the Future Stories (which are non-canon but accurate representations of the heroes powers in the future.
* TookALevelInBadass: Once he actually starts learning his powers, he's going to be one powerful guy!
guy! Eventually learns them throughout the story and takes that level!
* TrainingFromHell: Nathan is currently trying to impose it on Herbert. He's failing.It takes time, but he succeeds in teaching Herbert about his powers.
* WhatKindofLamePowerIsHeartAnyway?: Originally how he views his powers when he believes them to consist of reading people's emotions only. Quite the comedown from superspeed.SuperSpeed.



* UnskilledButStrong: Herbert has a multitude of powers and no idea how to use them or how to fight effectively.

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* UnskilledButStrong: Herbert has a multitude of powers and no idea how to use them or how to fight effectively. This is eventually subverted, although he is never as skilled a fighter as the Redeemer.


* AntiVillain: He is clearly evil and fanatic, but at the same time he is not all bad.



* AlasPoorVillain: In the end, it's hard not to feel sorry for all the crap he's been through, especially with his backstory, PetTheDog moments, and final speech.
* AntiVillain: He is clearly evil and fanatic, but at the same time he is not all bad.



* DeathSeeker: The Redeemer doesn't really care about anything but his goal. He doesn't want to die, per say, but it just won't make him stop as a threat.



* TheDreaded: To the other students and his reputation is only growing.

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* TheDreaded: To the other students and his reputation is only growing. It becomes such that the heroes actively avoid fighting him if they can. Except Herbert, who may be TooDumbToLive, or crazy powerful.



* NoPlaceForMeThere: After the Redeemer's [[spoiler: redemption]], he says as much to Herbert about the old (soon to be new) timeline.



* RedemptionEqualsDeath: The Redeemer seems to think so. [[spoiler: He jumps off a building before Herbert goes back to the present, killing himself in that timeline at least.]]
* RedemptionEqualsLife: [[spoiler: In the end, Herbert redeems him, and puts his older self's memories into his younger self, so he will realise the futility of his actions without needing to die. The Redeemer hints that this is what he should do before falling off the building.]]



* TheCorrupter: It's kinda his primary purpose for being on the campus; to mould new superhumans to his cause.
* TimeMaster: The Redeemer's signature ability. He can control time entirely, but oddly, he cannot stop it. Still, this does not effect him speeding up, slowing and even reversing time to heal wounds! It also means that whilst he controls this power, there is pretty much no way of beating him. It is implied that this power developed through practice, and it was not one he immediately had access to when he first gained his powers.

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* TheAtoner: Ultimately, this is what the Redeemer ends up becoming, [[spoiler: in the new and old timeline.]]
* TheCorrupter: It's kinda his primary purpose for being on the campus; to mould new superhumans to his cause. He largely succeeds, but in the end they were a means to an end, and he abandons them to achieve his final goal.
* TimeMaster: The Redeemer's signature ability. He can control time entirely, but oddly, he cannot stop it. Still, this does not effect him speeding up, slowing and even reversing time to heal wounds! It also means that whilst he controls this power, there is pretty much no way of beating him. It is implied that this power developed through practice, and it was not one he immediately had access to when he first gained his powers. Notably, he cannot travel through time, [[spoiler: which is why he needs the Vortex Machine to enhance his powers, so he can kill Captain Omega and stop Olympus from ever existing.]]



* TookALevelInJerkass: Ever since [[spoiler:Olem betrayed him]] the Redeemer is becoming harder in his attitude and moulding towards a more traditional, extreme villain.
* VillainousBreakdown: When [[spoiler: Olem betrays him]] he goes nuts and nearly beats [[spoiler: Olem and Aurora]] to death.

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* TookALevelInJerkass: Ever since [[spoiler:Olem betrayed him]] the Redeemer is becoming harder in his attitude and moulding towards a more traditional, extreme villain. \n [[spoiler: Ultimately, Herbert brings him BackFromTheBrink.]]
* VillainsDyingGrace: The Redeemer redeems ''himself'' somewhat [[spoiler: before his death.]]
* VillainousBreakdown: When [[spoiler: Olem betrays him]] he goes nuts and nearly beats [[spoiler: Olem and Aurora]] to death. He also suffers one when Herbert [[spoiler: foils his final plan.]]


* GrayEyes: The amount of times he uses these to 'lock' onto people.

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* GrayEyes: The amount of times he uses these to 'lock' onto people.people makes it pretty clear that he has grey eyes!



* IBelieveICanFly: Has many dreams about it and even calls out Canagold's superhuman strength by thinking of it. Tries to get Nathan to teach him to fly, but already has flight stored in his 'memory bank' from his uncle, 'The Eagle', who can fly past Mach 2. As such Herbert sees it as the key to bringing out his powers. Almost right as after he tries to test it he starts to improve dramatically. Also his favourite ability.

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* IBelieveICanFly: Has many dreams about it and even calls out Canagold's superhuman strength by thinking of it. Tries to get Nathan to teach him to fly, but already has flight stored in his 'memory bank' from his uncle, 'The Eagle', who can fly past Mach 2. As such Herbert sees it as the key to bringing out his powers. Almost right as after he tries to test it he starts to improve dramatically. Also It also quickly becomes his favourite ability.


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[[folder: Margarita Dimitrova]]
!!'''Margarita Dimitrova'''
-->'''Ability: Fire Manipulation.'''

Margarita is a pretty new student on campus who appears about half way through the story. She's an odd cookie to be sure; she quickly joins the Redeemer's forces, but then meets Herbert. From there she struggles with her identity as a villain, and the part of her which wants to be a hero.

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* AntiHero: Margarita straddles the line better than Olem! She really is undecided, and whilst she does the evil things, it never corrupts her. It's just kind of a fact of life for her really. And Herbert being around changes matters.
* AntiVillain: Margarita joins the Redeemer and carries out his orders, yet, doesn't quite seem, well villainous. She's like the TokenGoodTeammate who is just kind of hanging around, yet believes in the cause.
* DatingCatwoman: Margarita is the Catwoman to Herbert's Batman. Although nothing actually happens, there is plenty of ShipTease between the two of them. After Herbert discovers that she's on the Redeemer's side, it complicates things a bit.
* DeadpanSnarker: Margarita displays a sharp wit on occasion.
* ElementalPowers: She controls fire so this is a given.
* HotScientist: Margarita is good looking and studying biology and chemistry. So if she isn't one yet, it seems pretty clear that she will be one day.
* [[NiceGuy Nice Girl]]: Margarita is fiery, but also very kind. She puts up with Taniel's distaste for his own actions remarkably well.
* PersonalityPowers: She has anger issues and is expressly described as having a chaotic personality. Margarita couldn't be more like fire if she wanted.
* PlayingWithFire: Margarita has an extremely good control of fire, and can manipulate it to do various things. It also makes her very dangerous and reflects her personality of course (see above).
* TokenGoodTeammate: Margarita is the [[NiceGuy Nice Girl]] on the team. Doesn't stop her from carrying out the Redeemer's orders and battling Herbert and Chris at one point.

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