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* BiTheWay: Can romance any of the other four characters...


[[folder:Kikka the Steadfast]]

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[[folder:Kikka [[folder:Kikka]]
!!Kikka
the Steadfast]]
Steadfast
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* AlwaysSaveTheGirl: The Guard accuses Kikka of this if you end up on [[spoiler: either Margret's or Lu's]] routes, although whether this trope is played straight is debatable.

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* AlwaysSaveTheGirl: The Guard Guide accuses Kikka of this if you end up on [[spoiler: either [[spoiler:either Margret's or Lu's]] routes, although whether this trope is played straight is debatable.



* RedOniBlueOni: Is Blue to Bemelle's Red.

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* RedOniBlueOni: Is The Blue to Bemelle's Red.



* TookALevelInIdealism: Is implied if you [[spoiler: talk to Bemelle while on the island and go down his good route]], as Kikka reevaluates the more pragmatic and cynical approach.

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* TookALevelInIdealism: Is implied if you [[spoiler: talk [[spoiler:talk to Bemelle while on the island and go down his good route]], as Kikka reevaluates the more pragmatic and cynical approach.




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!!Bemelle
[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/bemelle.png]]



!! Tropes associated with this character:
* BettyAndVeronica: Is the Betty to Kikka's Archie, being her partner and hailing from the same village as her. Any of the other romance options, most notably Lu or The Guide, can be the Veronica in this case, as they are both more distant and seemingly mysterious.

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* BettyAndVeronica: Is the Betty to Kikka's Archie, being her partner and hailing from the same village as her. Any of the other romance options, most notably Lu or The he Guide, can be the Veronica in this case, as they are both more distant and seemingly mysterious.



* ItsAllMyFault: Bemelle [[spoiler: blames himself for leaving Lu alone if he dies on the island]].
* MeaningfulName: His name means "strong as a bear", which applies to Bemelle very well.

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* ItsAllMyFault: Bemelle [[spoiler: blames [[spoiler:blames himself for leaving Lu alone if he dies on the island]].
* MeaningfulName: His name means "strong as a bear", bear," which applies to Bemelle very well.



* RedOniBlueOni: Is Red to Kikka's Blue.
* TearsOfJoy: Bemelle has this moment if you [[spoiler: pursue him and get the good ending for his romance]].
* ThirdWheel: Jokes about being one if you [[spoiler: decide to invite him on your walk with Lu, potentially ruining your romantic date]].

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* RedOniBlueOni: Is The Red to Kikka's Blue.
* TearsOfJoy: Bemelle has this moment if you [[spoiler: pursue [[spoiler:pursue him and get the good ending for his romance]].
* ThirdWheel: Jokes about being one if you [[spoiler: decide [[spoiler:decide to invite him on your walk with Lu, potentially ruining your romantic date]].




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!!Margret
[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/margret.png]]



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* DontYouDarePityMe: A downplayed example. If you [[spoiler: decide to talk to Margret while on the island]], she will have this moment. She doesn't acknowledge Kikka's attempts to help at first but then opens up to her.
* NonActionSnarker: She doesn't participate in combat and definitely has shades of this. Bemelle even comments on her snarky remarks if [[spoiler: they both survive the first night]].
* TookALevelInBadass: Also somewhat downplayed. She is unable to do much, but after [[spoiler: leaving the island]] she generally starts acting more confident.

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* DontYouDarePityMe: A downplayed example. If you [[spoiler: decide [[spoiler:decide to talk to Margret while on the island]], she will have this moment. She doesn't acknowledge Kikka's attempts to help at first but then opens up to her.
* NonActionSnarker: She doesn't participate in combat and definitely has shades of this. Bemelle even comments on her snarky remarks if [[spoiler: they [[spoiler:they both survive the first night]].
* TookALevelInBadass: Also somewhat downplayed. She is unable to do much, but after [[spoiler: leaving [[spoiler:leaving the island]] she generally starts acting more confident.



[[folder:TheGuide]]

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[[folder:TheGuide]]
[[folder:The Guide]]
!!The Guide / [[spoiler:Dour]]
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!! Tropes associated with this character:
* BecomingTheMask: Sort of. [[spoiler:The Guide believes he is still capable of feeling sympathy, but because of pretending not to care for so long he finds it very difficult]].

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* BecomingTheMask: Sort of. [[spoiler:The Guide believes he is still capable of feeling sympathy, but because of pretending not to care for so long he finds it very difficult]]. difficult.]]



* ConsummateLiar: [[spoiler: He sounds very convincing when recounting his fake backstory. It helps that there are elements of truth in it.]]

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* ConsummateLiar: [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He sounds very convincing when recounting his fake backstory. It helps that there are elements of truth in it.]]



* {{Foil}}: To Bemelle. Bemelle's idealistic and wants to save everyone, while the Guide is pragmatic and doesn't show any concern for the lives of others, which drives the former mad.

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* {{Foil}}: To Bemelle. Bemelle's Bemelle is idealistic and wants to save everyone, while the Guide is pragmatic and doesn't show any concern for the lives of others, which drives the former mad.



* MarriedToTheJob: A somewhat complicated example. [[spoiler:He acts as the leader of the Nixi and does everything in his power to stop people from distracting Sinnlos, posing as a guide even. The Guide's commitment to his own kind is so strong that he is willing to sacrifice his personal life and any possibility of a loving relationship with Kikka]].
* NeverGivenAName: He claims that he doesn't have a name and is always referred to as the Guide. [[spoiler: In fact, it's a case of WithholdingTheirName, as he simply doesn't want to share his true name. It is Dour, by the way.]]
* NervesOfSteel: The events happening at the lake don't bother him in the slightest. Somewhat justified, as he [[spoiler: controls it]], although the trope is still here.
* ParentalSubstitute: [[spoiler: Garvyn is believed to be his father by other people, but it's in fact not true and subverted]]. On the other hand, he himself [[spoiler: is this to Lu]], according to the bonus chapter.

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* MarriedToTheJob: A somewhat complicated example. [[spoiler:He acts as the leader of the Nixi and does everything in his power to stop people from distracting Sinnlos, posing as a guide even. The Guide's commitment to his own kind is so strong that he is willing to sacrifice his personal life and any possibility of a loving relationship with Kikka]].
Kikka.]]
* NeverGivenAName: He claims that he doesn't have a name and is always referred to as the Guide. [[spoiler: In [[spoiler:In fact, it's a case of WithholdingTheirName, as he simply doesn't want to share his true name. It is Dour, by the way.]]
* NervesOfSteel: The events happening at the lake don't bother him in the slightest. Somewhat justified, as he [[spoiler: controls [[spoiler:controls it]], although the trope is still here.
* ParentalSubstitute: [[spoiler: Garvyn [[spoiler:Garvyn is believed to be his father by other people, but it's in fact not true and subverted]]. subverted.]] On the other hand, he himself [[spoiler: is [[spoiler:is this to Lu]], according to the bonus chapter.



* PoorCommunicationKills: By his own admission he's not got a lot of people skills, and sometimes that has disastrous consequences. [[spoiler: He attempted to persuade Garyvn to leave Sinnlos alone, but failed. He muses that that might have been because of his own poor diplomatic ability. He killed Garvyn in desperation, but all that did was give his species a reputation as horrible monsters-- a reputation they now uphold, because they figure after all the humans they've killed diplomacy would be impossible anyway]].

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* PoorCommunicationKills: By his own admission he's not got a lot of people skills, and sometimes that has disastrous consequences. [[spoiler: He [[spoiler:He attempted to persuade Garyvn to leave Sinnlos alone, but failed. He muses that that might have been because of his own poor diplomatic ability. He killed Garvyn in desperation, but all that did was give his species a reputation as horrible monsters-- a reputation they now uphold, because they figure after all the humans they've killed diplomacy would be impossible anyway]].anyway.]]







The mysterious young man whom the group finds at the bridge, all alone and lost. This character has ''many'' spoilers associated with him, including some late-game revelations about the lake Sinnlos and its nature. Please, avoid the spoilers unless you've completed his romance route.
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\nThe !!Lu
[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/lu_2.png]]

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mysterious young man whom the group finds at the bridge, all alone and lost. This character has ''many'' spoilers associated with him, including some late-game revelations about the lake Sinnlos and its nature. Please, avoid the spoilers unless you've completed his romance route.
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* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: He calls himself a black sheep of his village, feeling like he never belonged there and had nobody to look out for him. [[spoiler: This even applies after you learn that Lu's a Nix, as he is the back sheep among ''them'']].
* AlwaysSaveTheGirl: It's revealed to be his motivation [[spoiler: on his good route, as he is worried about Kikka]].
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Lu definitely shows shades of this, willing to take a walk right near the shore to watch the Nixi, climbing on trees, and speaking in a confusing manner, causing suspicion from others. Justified, as he is [[spoiler: not human]].

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* AllOfTheOtherReindeer: He calls himself a black sheep of his village, feeling like he never belonged there and had nobody to look out for him. [[spoiler: This [[spoiler:This even applies after you learn that Lu's a Nix, as he is the back sheep among ''them'']].
* AlwaysSaveTheGirl: It's revealed to be his motivation [[spoiler: on [[spoiler:on his good route, as he is worried about Kikka]].
* {{Cloudcuckoolander}}: Lu definitely shows shades of this, willing to take a walk right near the shore to watch the Nixi, climbing on trees, and speaking in a confusing manner, causing suspicion from others. Justified, as he is [[spoiler: not [[spoiler:not human]].



* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: He appears meek and fragile, even noting it himself, but it doesn't stop him from [[spoiler: attempting to save the Guide when he is surrounded by the Nixi]]. Then you also realize what the guy has been through [[spoiler:as a Nix, daring to stand again the Nixi law. There's also the fact that he is, in fact, a very gifted shape-shifter, though his character and attitude might not seem like it]].
* DarkAndTroubledPast: He has this vibe even when you first meet him, but then you slowly start learning about his backstory as a [[spoiler: former criminal]].
** Then you learn [[spoiler: that he is, in fact, a Nix]].

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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: He appears meek and fragile, even noting it himself, but it doesn't stop him from [[spoiler: attempting [[spoiler:attempting to save the Guide when he is surrounded by the Nixi]]. Then you also realize what the guy has been through [[spoiler:as a Nix, daring to stand again against the Nixi law. There's also the fact that he is, in fact, a very gifted shape-shifter, though his character and attitude might not seem like it]].
it]].
* DarkAndTroubledPast: He has this vibe even when you first meet him, but then you slowly start learning about his backstory as a [[spoiler: former criminal]].
[[spoiler:former criminal]].
** Then you learn [[spoiler: that [[spoiler:that he is, in fact, a Nix]].



* DrivenToSuicide: The Guide suggests it's the case when [[spoiler:the group finds his scarf near the shore]] or [[spoiler: when he drowns on his romance route]], although, in fact, it could also be [[spoiler:the Nixi executing him for talking to humans]].
* TheEeyore: Says things that are either self-deprecating or depressing.
* HealingFactor: On his romance route, [[spoiler:Lu is seriously injured]]
* HisOwnWorstEnemy: Admits to hating himself. Lampshaded by the Guide, [[spoiler: who claims that Lu's perception of himself is very cynical and it made things complicated despite the guy's talent at magic. He also says that Lu is the only one to believe he is not good enough]].

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* DrivenToSuicide: The Guide suggests it's the case when [[spoiler:the group finds his scarf near the shore]] or [[spoiler: when [[spoiler:when he drowns on his romance route]], although, in fact, it could also be [[spoiler:the Nixi executing him for talking to humans]].
* TheEeyore: Says a lot of things that are either self-deprecating or depressing.
* HealingFactor: On his romance route, [[spoiler:Lu is seriously injured]]
injured]].
* HisOwnWorstEnemy: Admits to hating himself. Lampshaded by the Guide, [[spoiler: who [[spoiler:who claims that Lu's perception of himself is very cynical and it made things complicated despite the guy's talent at magic. He also says that Lu is the only one to believe he is not good enough]].



* [[spoiler: NonMaliciousMonster]]: [[spoiler:On his romance path we learn that Lu is actually a Nix disguised as a human]].

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* [[spoiler: NonMaliciousMonster]]: NonMaliciousMonster: [[spoiler:On his romance path we learn that Lu is actually a Nix disguised as a human]].human.]]





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* BlindWithoutEm: Name-checked but averted. She doesn't see very well without her glasses, but she can function without them.


* PoorCommunicationKills: By his own admission he's not got a lot of people skills, and sometimes that has disastrous consequences. [[He attempted to persuade Garyvn to leave Sinnlos alone, but failed. He muses that that might have been because of his own poor diplomatic ability. He killed Garvyn in desperation, but all that did was give his species a reputation as horrible monsters-- a reputation they now uphold, because they figure after all the humans they've killed diplomacy would be impossible anyway]].

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* PoorCommunicationKills: By his own admission he's not got a lot of people skills, and sometimes that has disastrous consequences. [[He [[spoiler: He attempted to persuade Garyvn to leave Sinnlos alone, but failed. He muses that that might have been because of his own poor diplomatic ability. He killed Garvyn in desperation, but all that did was give his species a reputation as horrible monsters-- a reputation they now uphold, because they figure after all the humans they've killed diplomacy would be impossible anyway]].

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* ConsummateLiar: [[spoiler: He sounds very convincing when recounting his fake backstory. It helps that there are elements of truth in it.]]


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* PoorCommunicationKills: By his own admission he's not got a lot of people skills, and sometimes that has disastrous consequences. [[He attempted to persuade Garyvn to leave Sinnlos alone, but failed. He muses that that might have been because of his own poor diplomatic ability. He killed Garvyn in desperation, but all that did was give his species a reputation as horrible monsters-- a reputation they now uphold, because they figure after all the humans they've killed diplomacy would be impossible anyway]].


* InnocentlyInsensitive: Kikka describes his as brash, but not intentionally cruel.

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* InnocentlyInsensitive: Kikka describes his him as brash, but not intentionally cruel.



* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: He appears meek and fragile, even noting it himself, but it doesn't stop him from [[spoiler: attempting to save the Guide when he is surrounded by the Nixi]]. Then you also realize what the guy has been through [[spoiler:as a Nix, daring to stand again the Nixi law. There's also the fact that he is, in fact, a very gifted shape-shifter, though his character and attitude might him seem not like it]].

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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: He appears meek and fragile, even noting it himself, but it doesn't stop him from [[spoiler: attempting to save the Guide when he is surrounded by the Nixi]]. Then you also realize what the guy has been through [[spoiler:as a Nix, daring to stand again the Nixi law. There's also the fact that he is, in fact, a very gifted shape-shifter, though his character and attitude might him not seem not like it]].



* DrivenToSuicide: The Guide suggests it's the case when [[spoiler:the group finds his scarf near the shore]] or [[spoiler: when he drowns on his romance route]], although in fact, it could also be [[spoiler:the Nixi executing him for talking to humans]].

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* DrivenToSuicide: The Guide suggests it's the case when [[spoiler:the group finds his scarf near the shore]] or [[spoiler: when he drowns on his romance route]], although although, in fact, it could also be [[spoiler:the Nixi executing him for talking to humans]].


* TheNameless: He claims that he doesn't have a name and is always referred to as the Guide. [[spoiler: In fact, it's a case of WithholdingTheirName, as he simply doesn't want to share his true name. It is Dour, by the way.]]

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* TheNameless: NeverGivenAName: He claims that he doesn't have a name and is always referred to as the Guide. [[spoiler: In fact, it's a case of WithholdingTheirName, as he simply doesn't want to share his true name. It is Dour, by the way.]]


* MarriedToTheJob: A somewhat complicated example. [[spoiler:He acts as the leader of the Nixi and does everything in his power to stop people from distracting Sinnlos, posing as a guide even. The Guide's commitment to his own kind is so strong that he is willing to sacrifice his personal life and any possibility for a loving relationship with Kikka]].
* TheNameless: He claims that he doesn't have a name and is always referred to as the Guide. [[spoiler: In fact, it's a case of WithholdingTheirName, as he simply doesn't want to share this true name. It is Dour, by the way.]]

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* MarriedToTheJob: A somewhat complicated example. [[spoiler:He acts as the leader of the Nixi and does everything in his power to stop people from distracting Sinnlos, posing as a guide even. The Guide's commitment to his own kind is so strong that he is willing to sacrifice his personal life and any possibility for of a loving relationship with Kikka]].
* TheNameless: He claims that he doesn't have a name and is always referred to as the Guide. [[spoiler: In fact, it's a case of WithholdingTheirName, as he simply doesn't want to share this his true name. It is Dour, by the way.]]


Kikka works as an official guard in one of the villages, trying to provide peace and stability for everyone. She was given the task to cross the lake of Sinnlos together with her partner, Bemelle, in order to help the people living on the other side. She's appears stoic, but deep-down cares a lot about everyone's safety.

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Kikka works as an official guard in one of the villages, trying to provide peace and stability for everyone. She was given the task to cross the lake of Sinnlos together with her partner, Bemelle, in order to help the people living on the other side. She's She appears stoic, but deep-down cares a lot about everyone's safety.



** CelibateHero: ...or she can be played as this, if you choose not to romance anyone.

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** CelibateHero: ...or she can be played as this, like this if you choose not to romance anyone.



* MeaningfulName: His name means "strong as bear", which applies to Bemelle very well.

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* MeaningfulName: His name means "strong as a bear", which applies to Bemelle very well.



* DontYouDarePityMe: A downplayed example. If you [[spoiler: decide to talk to Margret while on the island]], she will have this moment. She doesn't acknowledge Kikka's attempts to help at first, but then opens up to her.

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* DontYouDarePityMe: A downplayed example. If you [[spoiler: decide to talk to Margret while on the island]], she will have this moment. She doesn't acknowledge Kikka's attempts to help at first, first but then opens up to her.



* BecomingTheMask: Sort of. [[spoiler:The Guide believes he is still capable of feeling sympathy, but because of pretenting not to care for so long he finds it very difficult]].

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* BecomingTheMask: Sort of. [[spoiler:The Guide believes he is still capable of feeling sympathy, but because of pretenting pretending not to care for so long he finds it very difficult]].



* {{Foil}}: To Bemelle. Bemelle's idealistic and wants to save everyone, while the Guide is pragmatic and doesn't show any concernes for the lives of others, which drives the former mad.
* {{Jerkass}}: Very much so, escpecially on his own route.

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* {{Foil}}: To Bemelle. Bemelle's idealistic and wants to save everyone, while the Guide is pragmatic and doesn't show any concernes concern for the lives of others, which drives the former mad.
* {{Jerkass}}: Very much so, escpecially especially on his own route.



* MarriedToTheJob: A somewhat complicated example. [[spoiler:He acts as the leader of the Nixi and does everything in his power to stop people from distracting Sinnlos, posing as a guide even. The Guide's commitment to his own kind is so strong that he is willing to sacrifice his personal life and any possibilies for a loving relationship with Kikka]].
* TheNameless: He claim that he doesn't have a name and is always reffered to as the Guide. [[spoiler: In fact, it's a case of WithholdingTheirName, as he simply doesn't want to shate this true name. It is Dour, by the way.]]
* NervesOfSteel: The events happening at the lake don't bother him in the slightest. Somewhat justified, as he [[spoiler: controls it]], alhtough still the trope is here.

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* MarriedToTheJob: A somewhat complicated example. [[spoiler:He acts as the leader of the Nixi and does everything in his power to stop people from distracting Sinnlos, posing as a guide even. The Guide's commitment to his own kind is so strong that he is willing to sacrifice his personal life and any possibilies possibility for a loving relationship with Kikka]].
* TheNameless: He claim claims that he doesn't have a name and is always reffered referred to as the Guide. [[spoiler: In fact, it's a case of WithholdingTheirName, as he simply doesn't want to shate share this true name. It is Dour, by the way.]]
* NervesOfSteel: The events happening at the lake don't bother him in the slightest. Somewhat justified, as he [[spoiler: controls it]], alhtough still although the trope is still here.



* TheStoic: He shows almost no emotions, even in situation where even the most composed person would.

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* TheStoic: He shows almost no emotions, even in a situation where even the most composed person would.



* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: He appears meek and fragile, even noting it himself, but it doesn't stop him from [[spoiler: attempting to save the Guide when he is surrounded by the Nixi]]. Then you also realise what the guy has been through [[spoiler:as a Nix, daring to stand again the Nixi law. There's also the fact that he is in fact a very gifted shape-shifter, though his character and attitude might him seem not like it]].

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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: He appears meek and fragile, even noting it himself, but it doesn't stop him from [[spoiler: attempting to save the Guide when he is surrounded by the Nixi]]. Then you also realise realize what the guy has been through [[spoiler:as a Nix, daring to stand again the Nixi law. There's also the fact that he is is, in fact fact, a very gifted shape-shifter, though his character and attitude might him seem not like it]].



** Then you learn [[spoiler: that he is in fact a Nix]].

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** Then you learn [[spoiler: that he is is, in fact fact, a Nix]].



* DrivenToSuicide: The Guide suggests it's the case when [[spoiler:the group finds his scarf near the shore]] or [[spoiler: when he drowns on his romance route]], although in fact it could also be [[spoiler:the Nixi executing him for talking to humans]].

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* DrivenToSuicide: The Guide suggests it's the case when [[spoiler:the group finds his scarf near the shore]] or [[spoiler: when he drowns on his romance route]], although in fact fact, it could also be [[spoiler:the Nixi executing him for talking to humans]].

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* TheBabyOfTheBunch: Lampshaded in one of the possible events on the island, where it's revealed that he's 22, while Kikka is 26 and Bemelle is 28.


* Foil: To Bemelle. Bemelle's idealistic and wants to save everyone, while the Guide is pragmatic and doesn't show any concernes for the lives of others, which drives the former mad.
* Jerkass: Very much so, escpecially on his own route.

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* Foil: {{Foil}}: To Bemelle. Bemelle's idealistic and wants to save everyone, while the Guide is pragmatic and doesn't show any concernes for the lives of others, which drives the former mad.
* Jerkass: {{Jerkass}}: Very much so, escpecially on his own route.



* AlwaysSaveTheGirl: It's revealed to be his motivation [[spoiler: on his good route, as he is worried about Kikka]].



* HisOwnWorstEnemy: Admits to hating himself. Lampshaded by the Guide, [[spoiler: who claims that Lu's perception of himself is very cynical and it made things complicated despite the guy's talent at magic]].

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* HisOwnWorstEnemy: Admits to hating himself. Lampshaded by the Guide, [[spoiler: who claims that Lu's perception of himself is very cynical and it made things complicated despite the guy's talent at magic]].magic. He also says that Lu is the only one to believe he is not good enough]].


* BreakHerHeartToSaveHer: Oh his bad route, [[spoiler:he would much rather make Kikka go away than let her drag herself into what she has no idea about]].

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* BreakHerHeartToSaveHer: Oh his bad route, [[spoiler:he would much rather make Kikka go away than let her drag herself into what she has no idea about]].



* TheNameless: He claim that he doesn't have a name and is always reffered to as the Guide. [[spoiler: In fact, it's a case of WithholdingTheirName, as he simply doesn't wan t]]

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* MarriedToTheJob: A somewhat complicated example. [[spoiler:He acts as the leader of the Nixi and does everything in his power to stop people from distracting Sinnlos, posing as a guide even. The Guide's commitment to his own kind is so strong that he is willing to sacrifice his personal life and any possibilies for a loving relationship with Kikka]].
* TheNameless: He claim that he doesn't have a name and is always reffered to as the Guide. [[spoiler: In fact, it's a case of WithholdingTheirName, as he simply doesn't wan t]]want to shate this true name. It is Dour, by the way.]]



* ParentalSubstitute: [[spoiler: Garvyn is believed to be his father by other people, but it's in fact not true and subverted]]. On the other hand, he himself [[spoiler: is this to Lu]], according to the bonus chapter.



* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: He appears meek and fragile, even noting it himself, but it doesn't stop him from [[spoiler: attempting to save the Guide when he is surrounded by the Nixi]]. Then you also realise what the guy has been through [[spoiler:as a Nix, daring to stand again the Nixi law]].

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* CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: He appears meek and fragile, even noting it himself, but it doesn't stop him from [[spoiler: attempting to save the Guide when he is surrounded by the Nixi]]. Then you also realise what the guy has been through [[spoiler:as a Nix, daring to stand again the Nixi law]].law. There's also the fact that he is in fact a very gifted shape-shifter, though his character and attitude might him seem not like it]].



* HisOwnWorstEnemy: Admits to hating himself.

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* HisOwnWorstEnemy: Admits to hating himself. Lampshaded by the Guide, [[spoiler: who claims that Lu's perception of himself is very cynical and it made things complicated despite the guy's talent at magic]].


* BeneathTheMask: Her more sensitive side, which she tries to conceal.



The enigmatic and cold man who helps those who want to cross the bridge. This character has ''many'' spoilers associated with him, including some late-game revelations about the lake Sinnlos and its nature. Please, avoid the spoilers unless you've completed his romance route.

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The enigmatic and cold man who helps those who want to cross the bridge. This character has ''many'' spoilers associated with him, including some late-game revelations about the lake Sinnlos and its nature. Please, avoid the spoilers unless you've completed his romance route.



* BecomingTheMask: Sort of. [[spoiler:The Guide believes he is still capable of feeling sympathy, but because of pretenting not to care for so long he finds it very difficult]].
* BreakHerHeartToSaveHer: Oh his bad route, [[spoiler:he would much rather make Kikka go away than let her drag herself into what she has no idea about]].
* BroodingBoyGentleGirl: If you pursue him as Kikka.
* FaceStealer:[[spoiler:The Guide assumed the appearance of Garvyn and poses as his son.]]
* Foil: To Bemelle. Bemelle's idealistic and wants to save everyone, while the Guide is pragmatic and doesn't show any concernes for the lives of others, which drives the former mad.
* Jerkass: Very much so, escpecially on his own route.



* TheNameless: He claim that he doesn't have a name and is always reffered to as the Guide. [[spoiler: In fact, it's a case of WithholdingTheirName, as he simply doesn't wan t]]



** NotSoStoic: While not as noticeable and frequent as Kikka, the Guide also has his moments.
* SugarAndIcePersonality: Closer to ice, but still, he has his heartwarming moments.



The mysterious young man whom the group finds at the bridge, all alone and lost. Please take note that, while he is not as bad as the Guide, his tropes contain some heavy spoilers for the game, so avoid them if you haven't at least played through Lu's good romance route.

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The mysterious young man whom the group finds at the bridge, all alone and lost. Please take note that, while he is not as bad as the Guide, his tropes contain some heavy This character has ''many'' spoilers for associated with him, including some late-game revelations about the game, so lake Sinnlos and its nature. Please, avoid them if you haven't at least played through Lu's good the spoilers unless you've completed his romance route.route.

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* HeroicBSOD: She has a lot of those moments throughout the game on different routes, considering how traumatizing the journey across Sinnlos is.


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* MeaningfulName: His name means "strong as bear", which applies to Bemelle very well.


* NeutralGood: He's definitely concerned with the good of other people, though he doesn't seem to be particularly fixed on neither order nor chaos.



The enigmatic and cold man who helps those who want to cross the bridge.
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[[folder:Lu]]

The mysterious young man whom the group finds at the bridge, all alone and lost. Please take note that, while he is not as bad as the Guide, his tropes contain some heavy spoilers for the game, so avoid them if you haven't at least played through Lu's good romance route.

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The enigmatic and cold man who helps those who want to cross the bridge.
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[[folder:Lu]]

The mysterious young man whom the group finds at the bridge, all alone and lost. Please take note that, while he is not as bad as the Guide, his tropes contain some heavy
bridge. This character has ''many'' spoilers for associated with him, including some late-game revelations about the game, so lake Sinnlos and its nature. Please, avoid them if you haven't at least played through Lu's good the spoilers unless you've completed his romance route.route.


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* LackOfEmpathy: He shows no empathy for the people struggling with their hardships.
* NervesOfSteel: The events happening at the lake don't bother him in the slightest. Somewhat justified, as he [[spoiler: controls it]], alhtough still the trope is here.
* PerpetualFrowner: He has a smiling sprite, but it's possible to see it only once or twice throughout the entire game.
* TheStoic: He shows almost no emotions, even in situation where even the most composed person would.

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[[folder:Lu]]

The mysterious young man whom the group finds at the bridge, all alone and lost. Please take note that, while he is not as bad as the Guide, his tropes contain some heavy spoilers for the game, so avoid them if you haven't at least played through Lu's good romance route.
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