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* EasilyForgiven: [[spoiler: While it does appear to have some negative effects on her career, she faces absolutely no legal ramifications for draining the life force from the disabled to fuel her powers, and is even allowed to stay on the Hero Project.]]



A prominent hero that doubles as a Gay Icon, The Bear joins The Pero Project in order to "Reclaim" the stereotypes about his sexual orientation. Part of the Underdog alliance.

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A prominent hero that doubles as a Gay Icon, The Bear joins The Pero Hero Project in order to "Reclaim" the stereotypes about his sexual orientation. Part of the Underdog alliance.


* SociopathicHero: Two of the choices in Herofall - [[spoiler:killing Rexford and President Victon]] - can have them openly admit they enjoyed doing so, which the narration calls them out on and does not go unnoticed by the public.

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* SociopathicHero: Two of the choices in Herofall - [[spoiler:killing Rexford and President Victon]] - can have them openly admit they enjoyed doing so, which the narration calls them out on and does not go unnoticed by the public. This characterization is dropped in the Redemption Season, as a result of the author forgetting about it and needing to streamline the narrative anyway.



* HumanoidAbomination: [[spoiler:Channels off life-force from other human beings to fuel their own Powers. They were in denial about what this meant, but by the third game itís pretty clear to everyone, even themselves, that Black Magic isnít fully human anymore.]]

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* HumanoidAbomination: [[spoiler:Channels off life-force from other human beings to fuel their own Powers. They were in denial about what this meant, meant; but by the third game itís pretty clear to everyone, even themselves, that Black Magic isnít fully human anymore.]]



* CharacterDeath: Jenny can be accidentally killed by Jury in ''Herofall''.



* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler:Can be killed by Jury in ''Herofall''.]]



* BrainUploading: [[spoiler:''Redemption Season'' reveals she cheated her death by uploading her psyche as a [=MeChip=] personality.]]

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* BrainUploading: [[spoiler:''Redemption Season'' reveals she cheated her death by uploading her psyche as a [=MeChip=] personality. She later hijacks Processor's body to come back from the dead.]]


!! Mayor Victon

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!! Mayor Harold Victon


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* AllThereInTheManual: His first name goes unrevealed in the games themselves, but was mentioned by the author to be Harold.

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* SelectiveObliviousness: Even if the PC has made virtually every choice for the sake of Underrepresented Powereds, JK will still accuse the PC of not being willing to stand up for their rights (though as she lacks any actual criticism for the {{The Reason You Suck Speech}} that would normally follow this statement, she immediately moves on to an unrelated topic). Furthermore, she will accuse the player of "turning their back" on the Ani-powereds in Magnuspiral if they refuse to ally with the city, ignoring the fact that Magnuspiral is lead by Culic and Smyther, a murderous terrorist and infamous gang lord.


* DeathEqualsRedemption: [[spoiler:If she died in a HeroicSacrifice, history will remember her as a confused but ultimately heroic figure, despite her numerous flaws.]]

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* DeathEqualsRedemption: [[spoiler:If [[spoiler: Zigzagged. If she died in a HeroicSacrifice, HeroicSacrifice with a high relationship with the Player Character, history will remember her as a confused but ultimately heroic figure, despite her numerous flaws.flaws. However, if she sacrifices herself with a low relationship with the Player Character, history remembers her as a sociopathic villain who was selfish until the end, with the Player Character merely writing off their sacrifice as Prodigal wanting her story to have a "final twist".]]


* ForGreatJustice: If they aren't motivated by fame, they'll be motivated by their desire to save lives, carry out justice and overall do good.

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* ForGreatJustice: If they aren't motivated by fame, they'll be motivated by their desire to save lives, carry out justice justice, and overall to do good.


* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: When they get an alert that Black Magic is in danger and the Millennial Group's HQ is on fire, they barge in to save them only to learn it was a ruse intended to seduce them. If their relationship with Black Magic is low enough, the Protagonist will take stock of the situation and leave in disgust.

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: When they get an alert that Black Magic is in danger and the Millennial Group's HQ is on fire, they barge in to save them only to learn it was a ruse intended to seduce them. If their they previously said they don't want any form of relationship with Black Magic is low enough, Magic, the Protagonist will take stock of the situation and leave in disgust.


* ThereAreNoTherapists: A ''lot'' of Black Magicís... [[{{Understatement}} issues]] could have been avoided if someone had simply sent the poor kid to a therapist.

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* ThereAreNoTherapists: A ''lot'' of Black Magicís... [[{{Understatement}} issues]] issues could have been avoided if someone had simply sent the poor kid to a therapist.


* ArchEnemy: Deliberately sets herself up to be yours.

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* ArchEnemy: Deliberately [[InvokedTrope sets herself up up]] to be yours.


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* BigBadWannabe: She tries really hard to establish herself as the PC's greatest foe, with rather mediocre results. While she is the main antagonist of the ''Prodigy'', she is nowhere near as threatening as [[GreaterScopeVillain Victon]] in the grand scheme of things.


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* GreaterScopeVillain: He serves as this for both [[spoiler:Prodigal and Rexford]], being the main reason for their roles in the story and a greater threat than either of them.

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* AlwaysSomeoneBetter: [[spoiler:Can end up being this to [[WorldsStrongestMan Rebellion]], decisively defeating them during every conflict, unraveling their plans, and ultimately convincing them to switch sides.]]


* TermsOfEndangerment: If the protagonist is female he flirts with her regardless of her sexuality, but there is no love between them.

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* TermsOfEndangerment: If He flirts with the protagonist is female he flirts with her regardless of her gender and sexuality, but there is no love between them.

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* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: [[spoiler:They may potentially end up in charge of the Millenial Group at the end of ''Herofall'' for their badassery during the civil war.]]

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* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: [[spoiler:They may potentially end up in charge of the Millenial Millennial Group at the end of ''Herofall'' for their badassery during the civil war.]]



* TheKnightsWhoSaySquee: During their meetings with Black Magic and Rebellion. The internal squeeing gets taken up a notch when they learn they might have a chance at being offered the reserve slot for the Millenial Group.

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* TheKnightsWhoSaySquee: During their meetings with Black Magic and Rebellion. The internal squeeing gets taken up a notch when they learn they might have a chance at being offered the reserve slot for the Millenial Millennial Group.



* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: When they get an alert that Black Magic is in danger and the Millennia Group's HQ is on fire, they barge in to save them only to learn it was a ruse intended to seduce them. If their relationship with Black Magic is low enough, the Protagonist will take stock of the situation and leave in disgust.

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* ScrewThisImOuttaHere: When they get an alert that Black Magic is in danger and the Millennia Millennial Group's HQ is on fire, they barge in to save them only to learn it was a ruse intended to seduce them. If their relationship with Black Magic is low enough, the Protagonist will take stock of the situation and leave in disgust.



Millenium City's latest heartthrob, Black Magic is a quickly-rising star with a MysteriousPast. They happened to be investigating the same case as the PC, so after they screwed it up, Black Magic offers their assistance.

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Millenium Millennia City's latest heartthrob, Black Magic is a quickly-rising star with a MysteriousPast. They happened to be investigating the same case as the PC, so after they screwed it up, Black Magic offers their assistance.



* IHaveBoobsYouMustObey: Male or female, if they've [[spoiler:broken up with the PC]] in ''Hero Project'', Black Magic will approach them later in the story asking them to save them from being voted out of the show by voting for Lucky instead. The PC notes that they've unzipped their costume in this scene so that their front is almost totally exposed. This is the only scene where Black Magic does this, so it's obvious they were trying to use their "assests" (more so if Black Magic is a woman) to help sway the PC's decision.
* ImmodestOrgasm: If the PC is in a relationship with Black Magic and chooses to spend time with them in their room during ''Hero Project', it's said that their love making became so intense that people called 911 because they thought there was some sort of "powered battle" going on.

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* IHaveBoobsYouMustObey: Male or female, if they've [[spoiler:broken up with the PC]] in ''Hero Project'', Black Magic will approach them later in the story asking them to save them from being voted out of the show by voting for Lucky instead. The PC notes that they've unzipped their costume in this scene so that their front is almost totally exposed. This is the only scene where Black Magic does this, so it's obvious they were trying to use their "assests" "assets" (more so if Black Magic is a woman) to help sway the PC's decision.
* ImmodestOrgasm: If the PC is in a relationship with Black Magic and chooses to spend time with them in their room during ''Hero Project', it's said that their love making love-making became so intense that people called 911 because they thought there was some sort of "powered battle" going on.



* ManipulativeBastard: At times in the first game, moreso in the second.

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* ManipulativeBastard: At times in the first game, moreso more so in the second.



* PoweredByAForsakenChild: Almost literally. [[spoiler:Black Magic's Powers are powered by the life force of a group of various disabled people, including a pair of mentally challenged girls, whom they keep hidden. According to Black Magic, they are only chosen if they have no chance of living long anyway or would never be able to lead a normal life. Itís the PCís choice whether they can accept this or not.]]

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* PoweredByAForsakenChild: Almost literally. [[spoiler:Black Magic's Powers are powered by the life force of a group of various disabled people, including a pair of mentally challenged girls, whom they keep hidden. According to Black Magic, they are only chosen if they have no chance of living long anyway or would never be able to lead a normal life. Itís It's the PCís choice whether they can accept this or not.]]



* EmpoweredBadassNormal: [[spoiler:If she survives the third game, she gets biotic implants in her legs that turn her into this.]]

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* EmpoweredBadassNormal: [[spoiler:If she survives the third game, she gets biotic bionic implants in her legs that turn her into this.]]



The PC's grandmother (it's never addressed as to which grandmother she actually is) and guardian. She's the protagonist's constant supporter and friend through thick-and-thin, but can be a bit overbearing, and is also hiding quite a few secrets of her own.

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The PC's grandmother (it's never addressed as to mentioned which grandmother she actually is) and guardian. She's the protagonist's constant supporter and friend through thick-and-thin, but can be a bit overbearing, and is also hiding quite a few secrets of her own.



* RichesToRags: She's just as affected as the protagonist by the arrest of their parents, if not moreso, since entering the DRPR's witness-protection program required her to leave her entire life behind ''and'' act as a guardian to the orphaned PC.
* ShipperOnDeck: Platonic variety, but she ''really'' wants the PC and their sidekick to be friends. [[spoiler: It's possible to call her out on this after the PC's sidekick is outed as TheMole.]]

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* RichesToRags: She's just as affected as the protagonist by the arrest of their parents, if not moreso, more so, since entering the DRPR's witness-protection program required her to leave her entire life behind ''and'' act as a guardian to the orphaned PC.
* ShipperOnDeck: Platonic variety, but she ''really'' wants the PC and their sidekick to be friends. [[spoiler: It's [[spoiler:It's possible to call her out on this after the PC's sidekick is outed as TheMole.]]



* ArmsDealer: She set up the Artillery, a blackmarket weapons-manufactuing organization, using money taken from the Protagonist's parents.

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* ArmsDealer: She set up the Artillery, a blackmarket weapons-manufactuing black-market weapons-manufacturing organization, using money taken from the Protagonist's parents.



* EvilIsHammy: She has a proclivity for monologging and theatrics.

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* EvilIsHammy: She has a proclivity for monologging monologuing and theatrics.



The leader of the Millenial Group and the PC's idol.

* TheAce: They are the leader of the Millenial Group and are idolized by the Player Character.
* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: Was made leader of the Millenial Group for being such a badass during the third world war. [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking And theyíve only gotten better since]].

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The leader of the Millenial Millennial Group and the PC's idol.

* TheAce: They are the leader of the Millenial Millennial Group and are idolized by the Player Character.
* AsskickingEqualsAuthority: Was made leader of the Millenial Millennial Group for being such a badass during the third world war. [[AuthorityEqualsAsskicking And theyíve only gotten better since]].



* BadassInCharge: There's a good reason they're in charge of the Millenial Group. At one point in the first game, they get thrown through several steel walls, stand up, brush themselves off, notice that the PC is being strangled, casually [[CurbStompBattle curbstomp]] the guy strangling them, and then jump back into their own fight. Doesnít get much more badass than that.

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* BadassInCharge: There's a good reason they're in charge of the Millenial Millennial Group. At one point in the first game, they get thrown through several steel walls, stand up, brush themselves off, notice that the PC is being strangled, casually [[CurbStompBattle curbstomp]] the guy strangling them, and then jump back into their own fight. Doesnít get much more badass than that.



* TheLeader: Of the Millenial Group, and later, the American Protectorate.

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* TheLeader: Of the Millenial Millennial Group, and later, the American Protectorate.



* AFatherToHisMen: If the PC humiliates or otherwise hurts any member of the Millenial Group, then Rebellion immediately rejects their application to join, no questions asked. [[spoiler:Itís a sign of how far theyíve fallen when they donít blink an eye at hurting their former teammates.]]

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* AFatherToHisMen: If the PC humiliates or otherwise hurts any member of the Millenial Millennial Group, then Rebellion immediately rejects their application to join, no questions asked. [[spoiler:Itís a sign of how far theyíve fallen when they donít blink an eye at hurting their former teammates.]]



* EarnYourHappyEnding: [[spoiler:Is offered a spot in the Millenial Group after being eliminated and/or waking up from their coma. In some situations they can wind up becoming the leader.]]

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* EarnYourHappyEnding: [[spoiler:Is offered a spot in the Millenial Millennial Group after being eliminated and/or waking up from their coma. In some situations they can wind up becoming the leader.]]



* TheRival: In the first game, both he and the Protagonist vie for a spot on Millennial City's local team of heroes, and compete over casework.

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* TheRival: In the first game, both he and the Protagonist vie for a spot on Millennial Millennia City's local team of heroes, and compete over casework.



* FragileSpeedster: Her power allows her to fly at super-sonic speed. She also can't take much punishment, being taken down rather quickly by Scoundrel during the final selection [[spoiler: and during the castle mission]].
* SacrificialLion: Non-lethal example, but [[spoiler: She's eliminated very early in the competition, earning either 13th or 12th place depending on your vote during the first sequence]].
* UndyingLoyalty: To the Underdog alliance, to the point where [[spoiler: she immediatly jumps at the chance to help the PC during the finale if they were allies on the show, as well as showing up to help them during their final encounter with the American Protectorate in ''Herofall''.]]

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* FragileSpeedster: Her power allows her to fly at super-sonic speed. She also can't take much punishment, being taken down rather quickly by Scoundrel during the final selection [[spoiler: and [[spoiler:and during the castle mission]].
* SacrificialLion: Non-lethal example, but [[spoiler: She's [[spoiler:she's eliminated very early in the competition, earning either 13th or 12th place depending on your vote during the first sequence]].
* UndyingLoyalty: To the Underdog alliance, to the point where [[spoiler: she immediatly [[spoiler:she immediately jumps at the chance to help the PC during the finale if they were allies on the show, as well as showing up to help them during their final encounter with the American Protectorate in ''Herofall''.]]



* EvilCostumeSwitch: No really ''evil'', but she heavily changes her outfit and general style after [[spoiler: joining the Populars]].

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* EvilCostumeSwitch: No really ''evil'', but she heavily changes her outfit and general style after [[spoiler: joining [[spoiler:joining the Populars]].



* EveryoneHasStandards: While he ''does'' hate powered heroes, he also heavily opposes The Meek movement, seeing them as extremists and bigots that are taking everything way too far.


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* EveryoneHasStandards: While he ''does'' hate powered heroes, he also heavily opposes The Meek movement, seeing them as extremists and bigots that who are taking everything way too far.



* ReformedButRejected: In the third game, [[spoiler:he genuinely wants to stop his father and offers the Protagonist his help, even if up until that point they've been nothing but bitter rivals. If he's injured or killed Jenny, he expresses genuine remorse for doing so... not that that stops the Protagonist from blasting him and lamenting that he'll probably survive.]]

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* ReformedButRejected: In the third game, [[spoiler:he genuinely wants to stop his father and offers the Protagonist his help, even if up until that point they've been nothing but bitter rivals. If he's injured or killed Jenny, he expresses genuine remorse for doing so... not that that stops the Protagonist from vengefully blasting him with intent to kill and lamenting that he'll probably survive.]]




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* ReformedButRejected: She joins the fight against the American Protectorate in ''Herofall'', but a vengeance-oriented Protagonist can choose to blast her anyway for betraying them in the first place.



* CampGay: ''Oh, yes.'' GG despises him because of this.

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* CampGay: ''Oh, yes.'' GG despises him because of this.his exploitation of stereotypes to further his image.



** Hawk form has [[PowerGivesYouWings wings]], SuperSenses, a [[MakeMeWannaShout sonic scream]], and WolverineClaws.

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** Hawk form has [[PowerGivesYouWings wings]], SuperSenses, a [[MakeMeWannaShout sonic scream]], and WolverineClaws.AbsurdlySharpClaws.



* TokenEvilTeammate: One of the social reformer options is to sympathize with the [=InfraCircle=] and the Voiceless, Underrepresented terrorist/freedom fighter groups, [[spoiler:to the point of deciding to unite them, take over their leadership, and become a mole in the American Protectorate]].

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* TokenEvilTeammate: One of the social reformer options is to sympathize with the [=InfraCircle=] and the Voiceless, Underrepresented terrorist/freedom fighter groups, [[spoiler:to the point of deciding planning to unite them, take over their leadership, unite them, and become a mole in the American Protectorate]].



* ADayInTheLimelight: [[spoiler:Starts getting more prominence right before her almost-certain PlotlineDeath.]]

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* ADayInTheLimelight: [[spoiler:Starts Starts getting more prominence right towards the end of the episode, [[spoiler:right before her almost-certain PlotlineDeath.]]

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* ComboPlatterPowers: Most of their animal forms incorporate a variety of vaguely-connected abilities.
** Hawk form has [[PowerGivesYouWings wings]], SuperSenses, a [[MakeMeWannaShout sonic scream]], and WolverineClaws.
** Bee form packs a poisonous stinger and can establish a HiveMind with others.
** Tardigrade form is NighInvulnerable, and can fire {{Hand Blast}}s which can injure targets or share that same invulnerability with them.

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