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* DysfunctionJunction: While the Himes have their share of emotional baggage and conflicting personalities, the [=SUEs=] are even worse, to the point of being completely unable to work together

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* DysfunctionJunction: While the Himes have their share of emotional baggage and conflicting personalities, the [=SUEs=] are even worse, to the point of being completely unable to work togethertogether.



** CopyCatSue: Makoto (to Mai), Suzuka (to Haruka)

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** CopyCatSue: Makoto (to Mai), Suzuka (to Haruka)Haruka).



** MarySueClassic: Mariko
** PossessionSue: [[spoiler:[[InvokedTrope The Usurper]], through his ability to control anyone else's body]]

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** MarySueClassic: Mariko
Mariko.
** PossessionSue: [[spoiler:[[InvokedTrope The Usurper]], through his ability to control anyone else's body]]body.]]



* UnwittingPawn: [[spoiler:All of them are being used by the Usurper, who planned to use the winner as his body and reshape the world as he sees fit]].
* WeAreStrugglingTogether: According to WordOfGod, any attempt to force them to fight as a team would fail because of their conflicting goals, selfish personalities and belief that they don't need anyone else to achieve their goals. In "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause," when forced to work together, [[spoiler:they all end up killing each other without defeating any of the Himes]]

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* UnwittingPawn: [[spoiler:All of them are being used by the Usurper, who planned to use the winner as his body and reshape the world as he sees fit]].
fit.]]
* WeAreStrugglingTogether: According to WordOfGod, any attempt to force them to fight as a team would fail because of their conflicting goals, selfish personalities and belief that they don't need anyone else to achieve their goals. In "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause," when forced to work together, [[spoiler:they [[spoiler:[[EpicFail they all end up killing each other without defeating even encountering any of the Himes]]
Himes.]]]]



* ArmorPiercingQuestion: Two in ''A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause''

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* ArmorPiercingQuestion: Two in ''A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause''Cause''.



* TheConscience: Tries to serve as this for the [=SUEs=] during "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause". [[spoiler:Unfortunately, the Usurper has her killed in order to continue the battle with the Himes]]].
* TheDulcineaEffect: Has this on anyone who meets her, to the point at which they consider her their most important person,

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* TheConscience: Tries to serve as this for the [=SUEs=] during "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause". [[spoiler:Unfortunately, the Usurper has her killed in order to continue the battle with the Himes]]].
Himes.]]
* TheDulcineaEffect: Has this on anyone who meets her, to the point at which they consider her their most important person,person.



* [[spoiler:HeroAntagonist]]: In "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause"

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* [[spoiler:HeroAntagonist]]: In "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause"Cause".



* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Everyone’s memories of her are erased after her death,

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* LaserGuidedAmnesia: Everyone’s memories of her are erased after her death, death.



* [[OffWithHisHead Off With Her Head]]: [[spoiler:How she dies in ''A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause'']]

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* [[OffWithHisHead Off With Her Head]]: [[spoiler:How she dies in ''A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause'']]Cause''.]]



* SpannerInTheWorks: In "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause", [[spoiler:she manages to derail the Usurper's plans by using her powers to talk the rest of the [=SUEs=] into abandoning the plan.]]
* TokenGoodTeammate: In a sense, she does not possess the twisted morals of the other [=SUEs=]

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* SpannerInTheWorks: In "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause", [[spoiler:she manages to derail the Usurper's plans by using her powers to talk the rest of the [=SUEs=] into abandoning the plan.]]
plan]].
* TokenGoodTeammate: In a sense, she does not possess the twisted morals of the other [=SUEs=][=SUEs=].



* WeHardlyKnewYe: Dies in the prologue. [[spoiler:She gets more screentime in "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause", but is the first to die]].

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* WeHardlyKnewYe: Dies in the prologue. [[spoiler:She gets more screentime in "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause", but is the first to die]].die.]]



* ArcVillain: The first SUE fought.



* ColdBloodedTorture: Implies that she wants to do some to [[spoiler:the captured Mai and Natsuki]] in addition to killing them
* CurbStompBattle: [[spoiler:Killed almost effortlessly by Shizuru]]
* TheFriendNobodyLikes: For the [=SUEs=] in "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause"

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* ColdBloodedTorture: Implies that she wants to do some to [[spoiler:the captured Mai and Natsuki]] in addition to killing them
them.
* CurbStompBattle: [[spoiler:Killed almost effortlessly by Shizuru]]
Shizuru.]]
* TheFriendNobodyLikes: For the [=SUEs=] in "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause"Cause".



* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]]; she seems to think so, but has no concept of morality, so she deliberately forces a man to rape and murder his wife, with the rape being an afterthought to add to her fun

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* RapeIsASpecialKindOfEvil: [[DeconstructedTrope Deconstructed]]; she seems to think so, but has no concept of morality, so she deliberately forces a man to rape and murder his wife, with the rape being an afterthought to add to her funfun.



* TheSociopath: She cares about no one, to the point that [[spoiler:she has no one she values enough, even superficially, to serve as the sacrifice for her Child being destroyed]]
* ThisCannotBe: [[spoiler:In both of her deaths]]

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* TheSociopath: She cares about no one, to the point that [[spoiler:she has no one she values enough, even superficially, to serve as the sacrifice for her Child being destroyed]]
destroyed]].
* ThisCannotBe: [[spoiler:In both of her deaths]]deaths.]]



* ThisIsForEmphasisBitch: To Shizune in "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause"

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* ThisIsForEmphasisBitch: To Shizune in "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause"Cause".



* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:As she is dying from Shizuru destroying her Child]]
* WarmUpBoss: Goes down relatively easily compared to the other [=SUEs=]

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* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:As she is dying from Shizuru destroying her Child]]
Child.]]
* WarmUpBoss: Goes down relatively easily compared to the other [=SUEs=][=SUEs=].



* ArcVillain: The second SUE fought.



* [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Hoist By Her Own Petard]]: [[spoiler:In "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause," she gets stabbed by Sekai and blown up by one of her own grenades]].

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* [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Hoist By Her Own Petard]]: [[spoiler:In "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause," she gets stabbed by Sekai and blown up by one of her own grenades]].grenades.]]



* OhCrap: [[spoiler:As Sekai is closing in on her in ''A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause'']].

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* OhCrap: [[spoiler:As Sekai is closing in on her in ''A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause'']].Cause''.]]



* SinisterScythe: Her Child has one

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* SinisterScythe: Her Child has oneone.



* TimeStandsStill: Her Element’s power
* VillainTeamUp: Rejected one with [[spoiler:Bachiko and Meiko]] in ''A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause''.

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* TimeStandsStill: Her Element’s power
power.
* VillainTeamUp: Rejected one with [[spoiler:Bachiko and Meiko]] Meiko]]. in ''A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause''.



* YouHaveFailedMe: [[spoiler:Is abandoned by the Usurper and killed by Shizune for this reason]]

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* YouHaveFailedMe: [[spoiler:Is abandoned by the Usurper and killed by Shizune for this reason]]reason.]]



* ArcVillain: The third SUE fought.



* [[spoiler:BoomHeadshot]]: [[spoiler:Is killed this way]].

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* [[spoiler:BoomHeadshot]]: [[spoiler:Is killed this way]].way.]]



* FrickinLaserBeams: Her Child’s mode of attack
* TheFriendNobodyLikes: For the [=SUEs=] in "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause"

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* FrickinLaserBeams: Her Child’s mode of attack
attack.
* TheFriendNobodyLikes: For the [=SUEs=] in "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause"Cause".



* OffWithHisHead: Beheads [[spoiler:Mariko and Sekai]] in ''A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause''
* OhCrap: [[spoiler:Her last thoughts]]

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* OffWithHisHead: Beheads [[spoiler:Mariko and Sekai]] in ''A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause''
Cause''.
* OhCrap: [[spoiler:Her last thoughts]]thoughts.]]



* PetTheDog: She seems happy that Kyoko is converting Reiko to Christianity, as she considers it a sincere act of faith, and wishes to protect people whose beliefs she approves of. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, this leads to Reiko’s death]].

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* PetTheDog: She seems happy that Kyoko is converting Reiko to Christianity, as she considers it a sincere act of faith, and wishes to protect people whose beliefs she approves of. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, this leads to Reiko’s death]].death.]]



* ArcVillain: Of the [[spoiler:Otome crossover section]].



* [[spoiler:TeamKiller]]: In "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause", [[spoiler:once Mariko is dead, she kills Meiko and Toki for their powers, causing Bachiko to die as a result]].

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* [[spoiler:TeamKiller]]: In "A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause", [[spoiler:once Mariko is dead, she kills Meiko and Toki for their powers, causing Bachiko to die as a result]].result.]]



* AlwaysSaveTheGirl: [[spoiler:After they get found out, they decide to eliminate the Himes they had earlier “helped” in order to survive]].

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* AlwaysSaveTheGirl: [[spoiler:After they get found out, they decide to eliminate the Himes they had earlier “helped” in order to survive]].survive.]]
* ArcVillain: Alongside [[spoiler:Meiko]].



* DualBoss: [[spoiler:With Meiko]]

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* DualBoss: [[spoiler:With Meiko]]Meiko.]]



* [[spoiler:GoOutWithASmile]]: [[spoiler:Upon realizing that her love for Meiko and visa versa doesn't fade even after their powers are gone]].

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* [[spoiler:GoOutWithASmile]]: [[spoiler:Upon realizing that her love for Meiko and visa versa doesn't fade even after their powers are gone]].gone.]]



* KnightOfCerebus: Her arrival heralds the beginning of an especially dark chapter for the Himes

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* KnightOfCerebus: Her arrival heralds the beginning of an especially dark chapter for the HimesHimes.



* SchoolgirlLesbians: With Meiko

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* SchoolgirlLesbians: With MeikoMeiko.



* StupidityInducingAttack: [[spoiler:Midori]] falls victim to one by Bachiko [[spoiler:around the time Bachiko and Meiko's plan has been thwarted and they're forced into battle with the Himes]].
* [[spoiler:VillainousFriendship]]: [[spoiler:Type I with Meiko]]

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* StupidityInducingAttack: [[spoiler:Midori]] falls victim to one by Bachiko [[spoiler:around the time Bachiko and Meiko's plan has been thwarted and they're forced into battle with the Himes]].
Himes.]]
* [[spoiler:VillainousFriendship]]: [[spoiler:Type I with Meiko]]
Meiko.]]



[[spoiler:Meiko’s Element is a book capable of rewriting people’s memories, and her Child is a brain that can create shields that reflect attacks]].

* [[spoiler:AffablyEvil]]: [[spoiler:Relatively polite toward Mai even after she is found out, and even decides to address her more formally after deciding not to pretend to be friends]]

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[[spoiler:Meiko’s Element is a book capable of rewriting people’s memories, and her Child is a brain that can create shields that reflect attacks]].

attacks.]]

* [[spoiler:AffablyEvil]]: [[spoiler:Relatively polite toward Mai even after she is found out, and even decides to address her more formally after deciding not to pretend to be friends]]friends.]]



* [[spoiler:DeflectorShields]]: [[spoiler:Her Child can do this]].

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* [[spoiler:ArcVillain: Alongside Bachiko.]]
* [[spoiler:DeflectorShields]]: [[spoiler:Her Child can do this]].this.]]



* FatalFlaw: [[spoiler:Not nearly proactive enough when it counts. She doesn't act on her suspicions about why Natsuki doesn't remember her until Mai is confronting her about them. She's able to wipe Mai's memory, but Yukino catches her in the act and blows her cover]].

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* FatalFlaw: [[spoiler:Not nearly proactive enough when it counts. She doesn't act on her suspicions about why Natsuki doesn't remember her until Mai is confronting her about them. She's able to wipe Mai's memory, but Yukino catches her in the act and blows her cover]].cover.]]



* [[spoiler:GoOutWithASmile]]: [[spoiler:Upon realizing that her love for Bachiko and visa versa doesn't fade even after their powers are gone]].
* HeKnowsTooMuch: [[spoiler:Suspects something is wrong with Natsuki when she doesn’t remember them (because her memories didn’t take root), and decides to pre-emptively mindwipe Mai to prevent them from being found out. Unfortunately, Yukino is watching, and her cover is blown]].
* HiddenDepths: [[spoiler:She, like Bachiko, questions her memories and her feelings]]

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* [[spoiler:GoOutWithASmile]]: [[spoiler:Upon realizing that her love for Bachiko and visa versa doesn't fade even after their powers are gone]].
gone.]]
* HeKnowsTooMuch: [[spoiler:Suspects something is wrong with Natsuki when she doesn’t remember them (because her memories didn’t take root), and decides to pre-emptively mindwipe Mai to prevent them from being found out. Unfortunately, Yukino is watching, and her cover is blown]].
blown.]]
* HiddenDepths: [[spoiler:She, like Bachiko, questions her memories and her feelings]]feelings.]]



* RememberTheNewGuy: Apparently hung out with Mai from when she was new at Fuuka Academy. [[spoiler:It turns out that Meiko used her powers to make Mai think this]].

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* RememberTheNewGuy: Apparently hung out with Mai from when she was new at Fuuka Academy. [[spoiler:It turns out that Meiko used her powers to make Mai think this]].this.]]



* ShipperOnDeck: [[spoiler:Like Bachiko, deconstructed]].
* SignificantAnagram: [[spoiler:Amenin is named after Namine of KingdomHearts]].

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* ShipperOnDeck: [[spoiler:Like Bachiko, deconstructed]].
deconstructed.]]
* SignificantAnagram: [[spoiler:Amenin is named after Namine of KingdomHearts]].VideoGame/KingdomHearts.]]



* [[spoiler:VillainTeamUp]]: [[spoiler:Proposed one to Toki in ''A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause'', but she refused]].
* [[spoiler:VillainousFriendship]]: [[spoiler:Type I, with Bachiko]]

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* [[spoiler:VillainTeamUp]]: [[spoiler:Proposed one to Toki in ''A Common Enemy Without A Common Cause'', but she refused]].
refused.]]
* [[spoiler:VillainousFriendship]]: [[spoiler:Type I, with Bachiko]]Bachiko.]]



* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: Has a superficial crush on Nagi, [[spoiler:which ends up being Nagi’s undoing]]

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* AllGirlsWantBadBoys: Has a superficial crush on Nagi, [[spoiler:which ends up being Nagi’s undoing]]undoing.]]



* MirrorMatch: Averted; Mai goes to deal with [[spoiler:Mikoto]], and instead, Makoto fights [[spoiler:Shiho]]

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* MirrorMatch: Averted; Mai goes to deal with [[spoiler:Mikoto]], and instead, Makoto fights [[spoiler:Shiho]][[spoiler:Shiho]].



* CarryABigStick: Has her manga counterpart’s weapon

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* CarryABigStick: Has her manga counterpart’s weaponweapon.



* {{Determinator}}: [[spoiler:Averted; unlike Haruka, she loses hope when faced with imminent defeat]].

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* {{Determinator}}: [[spoiler:Averted; unlike Haruka, she loses hope when faced with imminent defeat]].defeat.]]



* LightTheWay: Has her manga counterpart’s powers

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* LightTheWay: Has her manga counterpart’s powerspowers.



* SpannerInTheWorks: [[spoiler:Her death leads to Makoto’s, which subsequently leads to Nagi’s]].

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* SpannerInTheWorks: [[spoiler:Her death leads to Makoto’s, which subsequently leads to Nagi’s]].Nagi’s.]]



* BigBad

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* BigBadBigBad: He’s the leader of the [=SUEs=].



* [[spoiler:ClippedWingAngel]]: [[spoiler:After being forced out of Reito’s body, he’s easily defeated]].

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* [[spoiler:ClippedWingAngel]]: [[spoiler:After being forced out of Reito’s body, he’s easily defeated]].defeated.]]



* NonActionBigBad: Due to being unable to directly take action against the heroes. [[spoiler:He ultimately ends up possessing the Obsidian Lord, but this ends up double subverted when the Obsidia Lord forces him out]].

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* NonActionBigBad: Due to being unable to directly take action against the heroes. [[spoiler:He ultimately ends up possessing the Obsidian Lord, but this ends up double subverted when the Obsidia Lord forces him out]].out.]]



* UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans: Claims that he’s fproviding the Himes with a better world.

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* UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans: Claims that he’s fproviding providing the Himes with a better world.



* WhamLine: [[spoiler:While speaking through the Obsidian Lord, reveals that he has possessed him]].

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* WhamLine: [[spoiler:While speaking through the Obsidian Lord, reveals that he has possessed him]].
him.]]



A mysterious figure who advises the Himes about the [=SUEs=] and ensures that they are fighting on a level playing field. [[spoiler:He is actually a representative of the author, and as such, created the [=SUEs=] as a way of testing whether MarySue characters could defeat normal ones under fair circumstances. After the Himes won, he revealed the reasons for the battle and left the Himes to their own lives.]]

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A mysterious figure who advises the Himes about the [=SUEs=] and ensures that they are fighting on a level playing field. [[spoiler:He [[spoiler:he is actually a representative of the author, and as such, created the [=SUEs=] as a way of testing whether MarySue characters could defeat normal ones under fair circumstances. After the Himes won, he revealed the reasons for the battle and left the Himes to their own lives.]]



* [[spoiler:HopelessBossFight]]: [[spoiler:The Himes, facing an essentially invincible opponent without the aid of their powers, cannot hope to win]]

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* [[spoiler:HopelessBossFight]]: [[spoiler:The Himes, facing an essentially invincible opponent without the aid of their powers, cannot hope to win]]win.]]



* [[spoiler:KarmaHoudini]]: [[spoiler:As he points out, it is literally impossible for the Himes to kill the author]].

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* [[spoiler:KarmaHoudini]]: [[spoiler:As he points out, it is literally impossible for the Himes to kill the author]].author.]]



* [[spoiler:NoSell]]: [[spoiler:Manages to completely shut down Natsuki’s attempt to kill him]].

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* [[spoiler:NoSell]]: [[spoiler:Manages to completely shut down Natsuki’s attempt to kill him]].him.]]



* [[spoiler:AccidentalMurder]]: [[spoiler:Her fate]]

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* [[spoiler:AccidentalMurder]]: [[spoiler:Her fate]]fate.]]



* {{Foil}}: To Shizune. [[spoiler:Ironically, she ends up being Shizune’s most important person]]
* [[spoiler:SacrificialLamb]]: [[spoiler:Dies as an unintended result of Natsuki killing Shizune]]

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* {{Foil}}: To Shizune. [[spoiler:Ironically, she ends up being Shizune’s most important person]]
person.]]
* [[spoiler:SacrificialLamb]]: [[spoiler:Dies as an unintended result of Natsuki killing Shizune]]Shizune.]]



* KirkSummation: Gives them at a few different points, such as to Hitomi and to [[spoiler:Bachiko and Meiko]]

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* KirkSummation: Gives them at a few different points, such as to Hitomi and to [[spoiler:Bachiko and Meiko]]Meiko]].



* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[spoiler:Angrily lashing out at Mikoto after she kills Bachiko and Meiko sways her into going to Reito]]

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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: [[spoiler:Angrily lashing out at Mikoto after she kills Bachiko and Meiko sways her into going to Reito]]Reito.]]



* AccidentalMurder: [[spoiler:By killing Shizune, she also kills Kyoko]].

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* AccidentalMurder: [[spoiler:By killing Shizune, she also kills Kyoko]].Kyoko.]]



* FightingYourFriend: [[spoiler:First has to protect Nao from a {{Brainwashed}} Shizuru, then protect the unconscious Shizuru from Nao]]

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* FightingYourFriend: [[spoiler:First has to protect Nao from a {{Brainwashed}} Shizuru, then protect the unconscious Shizuru from Nao]]Nao.]]



* [[spoiler:LotusEaterMachine]]: [[spoiler:Falls prey to one in Mai’s place]]
* [[spoiler:LoveEpiphany]]: [[spoiler:Has one in Chapter 19 regarding Shizuru]]

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* [[spoiler:LotusEaterMachine]]: [[spoiler:Falls prey to one in Mai’s place]]
place.]]
* [[spoiler:LoveEpiphany]]: [[spoiler:Has one in Chapter 19 regarding Shizuru]]Shizuru.]]



* [[spoiler:TheDragon]]: [[spoiler:To the Obsidian Lord/Usurper]]
* BigDamnHeroes[=/=]DynamicEntry: [[spoiler:Shows up to Mai's fight with Bachiko and Meiko, killing both of the enemies' Childs, ending their lives in the process]].

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* [[spoiler:TheDragon]]: [[spoiler:To the Obsidian Lord/Usurper]]
Lord/Usurper.]]
* BigDamnHeroes[=/=]DynamicEntry: [[spoiler:Shows up to Mai's fight with Bachiko and Meiko, killing both of the enemies' Childs, ending their lives in the process]].process.]]



* [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Hoist By Her Own Petard]]: [[spoiler:Natsuki tricks her into webbing herself to a tree while she's {{Brainwashed}}]]

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* [[HoistByHisOwnPetard Hoist By Her Own Petard]]: [[spoiler:Natsuki tricks her into webbing herself to a tree while she's {{Brainwashed}}]]{{Brainwashed}}.]]



* TemptingFate: [[spoiler:While being brainwashed a second time into becoming hostile, she doubts that Natsuki has the ability to summon her Element. However, Natsuki, having undergone a LoveEpiphany about Shizuru, proves her wrong and cuts her off mid-sentence]].
* ThouShaltNotKill: She has limits to how far she is willing to go against the perverts she hunts, and considers the act of murder to be one that should not be taken lightly. [[spoiler:As such, she ends the fic without having killed anyone]].

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* TemptingFate: [[spoiler:While being brainwashed a second time into becoming hostile, she doubts that Natsuki has the ability to summon her Element. However, Natsuki, having undergone a LoveEpiphany about Shizuru, proves her wrong and cuts her off mid-sentence]].
mid-sentence.]]
* ThouShaltNotKill: She has limits to how far she is willing to go against the perverts she hunts, and considers the act of murder to be one that should not be taken lightly. [[spoiler:As such, she ends the fic without having killed anyone]].anyone.]]



* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:She saves Mai from Shiho]]

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* BigDamnHeroes: [[spoiler:She saves Mai from Shiho]]Shiho.]]



* AccidentalMurder: [[spoiler:By killing Hitomi's Child, she also kills Hitomi herself]].
* [[spoiler:BrainwashedAndCrazy]]: [[spoiler:As part of Bachiko and Meiko's plan, she's forced into trying to kill Nao]].
* {{Gayngst}}:A problem for her is her belief that she will be ostracized for her sexuality. [[spoiler:After confessing to Natsuki, however, she’s ready to accept the risks it entails]]
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Feels guilty after [[spoiler:killing Hitomi by destroying her Child]]

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* AccidentalMurder: [[spoiler:By killing Hitomi's Child, she also kills Hitomi herself]].
herself.]]
* [[spoiler:BrainwashedAndCrazy]]: [[spoiler:As part of Bachiko and Meiko's plan, she's forced into trying to kill Nao]].
Nao.]]
* {{Gayngst}}:A {{Gayngst}}: A problem for her is her belief that she will be ostracized for her sexuality. [[spoiler:After confessing to Natsuki, however, she’s ready to accept the risks it entails]]
entails.]]
* MyGodWhatHaveIDone: Feels guilty after [[spoiler:killing Hitomi by destroying her Child]]Child.]]



* IveComeTooFar: [[spoiler:Is convinced into thinking this by Ishigami]].

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* IveComeTooFar: [[spoiler:Is convinced into thinking this by Ishigami]].Ishigami.]]



* SunkCostFallacy: [[spoiler:She falls victim to this, in continuing to support Ishigami because she’s gone past the point of no return. She sees the error of her ways in time for RedemptionEqualsDeath]]

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* SunkCostFallacy: [[spoiler:She falls victim to this, in continuing to support Ishigami because she’s gone past the point of no return. She sees the error of her ways in time for RedemptionEqualsDeath]]RedemptionEqualsDeath.]]



* DeusExitMachina: [[spoiler:Gets stung by a bee and incapacitated as Bachiko and Meiko move to deal with the Himes]]

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* DeusExitMachina: [[spoiler:Gets stung by a bee and incapacitated as Bachiko and Meiko move to deal with the Himes]]Himes.]]



* ObfuscatingStupidity: Nao in particular comments on how it's somewhat disconcerting to see her acting so immaturely when that's not at all how she is. [[spoiler:Bachiko and Meiko, however, are not fooled]].

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* ObfuscatingStupidity: Nao in particular comments on how it's somewhat disconcerting to see her acting so immaturely when that's not at all how she is. [[spoiler:Bachiko and Meiko, however, are not fooled]].fooled.]]



* TheAtoner: [[spoiler:Helps the Himes in the final battle for this reason]]

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* TheAtoner: [[spoiler:Helps the Himes in the final battle for this reason]]reason.]]



* NotBrainwashed: [[spoiler:Unlike the other characters, she did not get stung by a bee and have her personality shift.
* UnwittingPawn: [[spoiler:To Nagi and the Usurper. The latter tricked her into attacking Mai when the Himes were trying to thwart Toki's attempts to rewrite history. The former took advantage of her doubt about whether Yuuichi's brainwashing-induced feelings for her were genuine, and convinced her to try to kill Mai again]].

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* NotBrainwashed: [[spoiler:Unlike the other characters, she did not get stung by a bee and have her personality shift.
shift.]]
* UnwittingPawn: [[spoiler:To Nagi and the Usurper. The latter tricked her into attacking Mai when the Himes were trying to thwart Toki's attempts to rewrite history. The former took advantage of her doubt about whether Yuuichi's brainwashing-induced feelings for her were genuine, and convinced her to try to kill Mai again]].again.]]



* PutOnABus: [[spoiler:Goes to America with Takumi, not wanting to continue to be involved in the Hime Carnival]].

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* PutOnABus: [[spoiler:Goes to America with Takumi, not wanting to continue to be involved in the Hime Carnival]].Carnival.]]



* [[spoiler:{{Brainwashed}}]]: [[spoiler:Bachiko stings him with a bee in order to break him and Mai up, and force him to get together with Shiho]].
* ItsAllMyFault: [[spoiler:Blames himself for Shiho becoming jealous of Mai and trying to kill her]].
* TookALevelInJerkass: [[spoiler:Induced by Bachiko’s powers]]

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* [[spoiler:{{Brainwashed}}]]: [[spoiler:Bachiko stings him with a bee in order to break him and Mai up, and force him to get together with Shiho]].
Shiho.]]
* ItsAllMyFault: [[spoiler:Blames himself for Shiho becoming jealous of Mai and trying to kill her]].
her.]]
* TookALevelInJerkass: [[spoiler:Induced by Bachiko’s powers]]
powers.]]



* TheEvilGenius: [[spoiler:To the Obsidian Lord]]

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* TheEvilGenius: [[spoiler:To the Obsidian Lord]]Lord.]]



* HoistByTheirOwnPetard: [[spoiler:Trying to manipulate Makoto for his own ends gets him killed]]

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* HoistByTheirOwnPetard: [[spoiler:Trying to manipulate Makoto for his own ends gets him killed]]killed.]]



* LaughingMad: [[spoiler:In his final moments]]

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* LaughingMad: [[spoiler:In his final moments]]moments.]]



* BigBadWannabe: His scheme is thwarted by Hitomi’s interference, [[spoiler:and he ultimately dies when Yukariko betrays him]]
* BreakingSpeech: [[spoiler:To Yukariko, saying that she has already chosen to betray the Himes, and cannot turn back from that decision]].

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* BigBadWannabe: His scheme is thwarted by Hitomi’s interference, [[spoiler:and he ultimately dies when Yukariko betrays him]]
him.]]
* BreakingSpeech: [[spoiler:To Yukariko, saying that she has already chosen to betray the Himes, and cannot turn back from that decision]].decision.]]



* NothingCanStopUsNow: [[spoiler:Believes that he's unstoppable as all the other Himes are being manipulated by Bachiko and Meiko's powers and Natsuki, seemingly the only one able to stop it, is ensnared in Yukariko's illusion]].
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: [[spoiler:Again, to Yukariko, accusing her of not understanding the full extent of what she's done]].
* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:As Yukariko refuses to do his bidding any longer]].

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* NothingCanStopUsNow: [[spoiler:Believes that he's unstoppable as all the other Himes are being manipulated by Bachiko and Meiko's powers and Natsuki, seemingly the only one able to stop it, is ensnared in Yukariko's illusion]].
illusion.]]
* TheReasonYouSuckSpeech: [[spoiler:Again, to Yukariko, accusing her of not understanding the full extent of what she's done]].
done.]]
* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler:As Yukariko refuses to do his bidding any longer]].
longer.]]



* [[spoiler:BusCrash]]: [[spoiler:Her body is destroyed by the Obsidian Lord and his entourage]]

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* [[spoiler:BusCrash]]: [[spoiler:Her body is destroyed by the Obsidian Lord and his entourage]]entourage.]]



* ForWantOfANail: [[spoiler:Her destruction means that resurrecting the cast is impossible]].

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* ForWantOfANail: [[spoiler:Her destruction means that resurrecting the cast is impossible]].impossible.]]


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!The Obsidian Lord
* BigBad: He competes with The Usurper for this spot, [[spoiler:and ultimately is the final opponent.]]
* DemonicPossession: [[spoiler:Suffers this at the hands of The Usurper.]]
* [[spoiler:FinalBoss: He’s fought after The Usurper is finished.]]
* [[spoiler:HijackedByGanon: After The Usurper’s defeat, he takes back the position as final boss.]]


* GenreSavvy: [[spoiler:Deduces that a SUE is at play when Yuuichi’s personality suddenly shifts after he gets stung, although she is hesitant to believe that Bachiko is the SUE because Bachiko is a friend]].



* GenreSavvy: She correctly predicts that there will be more [=SUEs=] after Hitomi, [[spoiler:and that some of them can alter personalities or memories]].


* LackOfEmpathy: Toward his own [=SUEs=] and the rest of the MaiHime world.

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* LackOfEmpathy: Toward his own [=SUEs=] and the rest of the MaiHime ''Anime/MaiHime'' world.


** Bachiko can change people's personalities. However, she's rather reckless and has no way to know ''how'' these changes will affect events, so she shoots herself in the foot with it several times.



** [[InvokedTrope Hitomi]], a JerkSue, has the ability to mind control people, like how Sues tend to make the characters around them act in ways contrary to their real character to serve the Sue. Basically, she has RonTheDeathEater as her super power.

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** [[InvokedTrope Hitomi]], a JerkSue, has the ability to mind control people, like how Sues tend to make the characters around them act in ways contrary to their real character to serve the Sue. Basically, she has RonTheDeathEater as her super power.



** Bachiko rewrites people's personalities to make things go the way she wants them to, like how Sues change people's personalities to enable the story.

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** Bachiko rewrites people's personalities to make things go the way she wants them to, like how Sues change people's personalities to enable the story. Her super-power is basically DracoInLeatherPants and RonTheDeathEater.


* MoralMyopia: At best.

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* LogicalWeakness: Common.
** Mariko's powers force everyone to consider her the most important person in their lives. The way Himes' powers work mean that if their Child is destroyed, the most important person in their lives dies. This makes her ''very'' vulnerable, as the defeat of any Hime who knew her would mean her death.
** Hitomi is a [[ItsAllAboutMe completely self-centered]] [[TheSociopath sociopath]]. Since she values no one higher than herself and her powers work like the Himes, she dies when her Child is destroyed.
** Shizune can reduce the effectiveness of Hime powers and DePower one person at a time. This makes her an incredibly effective fighter, since small groups would be crippled by her Silencing Sigil and large groups by her Silencing Aura. Problem is, her power focuses only on countering the magical powers of others. [[MundaneSolution Entirely mundane]] [[MugglesDoItBetter dangers]], [[spoiler: like [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim Natsuki with a handgun]]]], are entirely unaffected.
* MoralMyopia: At best.


* OutsideContextVillain

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* OutsideContextVillainOutsideContextProblem


* LogicalWeakness: Because she’s beloved by everyone, any Hime’s defeat will kill her.

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* LogicalWeakness: Because she’s Her powers mean that she's everyone's most beloved. Unfortunately, Himes fight with the lives of their most beloved by everyone, any Hime’s person on the line, meaning that the defeat will kill her.of ''any'' Hime who knew her would mean her death (which is exactly what happened).


** Hitomi, a JerkSue, has the ability to mind control people, like how Sues tend to make the characters around them act in ways contrary to their real character to serve the Sue. Basically, she has RonTheDeathEater as her super power.
** Toki can reset time and tries to change the past, like how Sues change canonical events to better fit their version of reality. In other words, her super power is the [[{{Fanon}} Fan]] {{Retcon}}.

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** Hitomi, [[InvokedTrope Hitomi]], a JerkSue, has the ability to mind control people, like how Sues tend to make the characters around them act in ways contrary to their real character to serve the Sue. Basically, she has RonTheDeathEater as her super power.
** Toki can reset time and tries to change the past, like how Sues change canonical events to better fit their version of reality. In other words, her super power is is, InUniverse, the [[{{Fanon}} Fan]] {{Retcon}}.



** Makoto is a CopyCatSue with shapeshifting abilities, much like how such Sues mimic canon characters.
** Suzuka is another CopyCatSue, and she has the powers of a canon character.
** The Usurper [[spoiler: is a PossessionSue, and he has the ability to possess people, much like how such Sues take over canon characters for their own ends.]]

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** Makoto [[InvokedTrope Makoto]] is a CopyCatSue with shapeshifting abilities, much like how such Sues mimic canon characters.
** Suzuka [[InvokedTrope Suzuka]] is another CopyCatSue, and she has the powers of a canon character.
** [[InvokedTrope The Usurper Usurper]] [[spoiler: is a PossessionSue, and he has the ability to possess people, much like how such Sues take over canon characters for their own ends.]]


** Hitomi, a JerkSue, has the ability to mind control people, like how Sues tend to make the characters around them act in ways contrary to their real character. Basically, she has RonTheDeathEater as her super power.

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** Hitomi, a JerkSue, has the ability to mind control people, like how Sues tend to make the characters around them act in ways contrary to their real character.character to serve the Sue. Basically, she has RonTheDeathEater as her super power.



** Sekai has the ability to copy others' powers, referencing how Sues commonly copy their abilities from one or more canon characters.
** Bachiko rewrites people's personalities to make things go the way she wants them to, like how Sues change people's personalities to enable the story.
** Meiko can rewrite peoples' memories to insert herself (and Bachiko) into people's lives, like how Sues often make themselves related to canon characters.
** Makoto is a CopyCatSue with shapeshifting abilities, much like how such Sues mimic canon characters.
** Suzuka is another CopyCatSue, and she has the powers of a canon character.
** The Usurper [[spoiler: is a PossessionSue, and he has the ability to possess people, much like how such Sues take over canon characters for their own ends.]]



** Luckily she has another potential LogicalWeakness, and her powers don't cover that one. [[spoiler: Her powers work against other people's special powers. [[MundaneSolution Entirely mundane]] [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim methods of killing her]] still work just fine, as Natsuki proves when she killes Shizune with a handgun.]]

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** Luckily she has another potential LogicalWeakness, and her powers don't cover that one. [[spoiler: Her powers work against other people's special powers. [[MundaneSolution Entirely mundane]] [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim methods of killing her]] still work just fine, as Natsuki proves when she killes kills Shizune with a handgun.]]

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** Luckily she has another potential LogicalWeakness, and her powers don't cover that one. [[spoiler: Her powers work against other people's special powers. [[MundaneSolution Entirely mundane]] [[WhyDontYouJustShootHim methods of killing her]] still work just fine, as Natsuki proves when she killes Shizune with a handgun.]]


* PersonalityPowers: Their powers are derived in part from the kind of character they are, and in part from the effect they have on the setting.

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* PersonalityPowers: Their powers are derived in part from the kind of character they are, and in part from the effect they have on the setting. They're each based on a different type of Mary Sue, and their powers come from effects Mary Sues have on everything around them.



** Hitomi, a JerkSue, has the ability to mind control people, like how Sues tend to make the characters around them act in ways contrary to their real character.

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** Hitomi, a JerkSue, has the ability to mind control people, like how Sues tend to make the characters around them act in ways contrary to their real character. Basically, she has RonTheDeathEater as her super power.
** Toki can reset time and tries to change the past, like how Sues change canonical events to better fit their version of reality. In other words, her super power is the [[{{Fanon}} Fan]] {{Retcon}}.
** Shizune is a [[TheFundamentalist Fundamentalist Sue]], and her ability is to make others' powers weaker, referring to how Sues commonly make other characters weaker than their canon selves to make themselves look better.



* ItsAllAboutMe: To the point that [[spoiler:she has no one she values enough, even superficially, to serve as the sacrifice for her Child being destroyed]]

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* ItsAllAboutMe: To Her most valued person is herself, and nobody else matters. [[spoiler: This is what gets her killed. Shizune destroys her Child, which means the point that [[spoiler:she has no one death of the person most important to her. Since she values enough, even superficially, to serve as was so self-centered, she herself became the sacrifice for her Child being destroyed]]sacrifice.]]



* PsychicAssistedSuicide: Her main method of killing

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* PsychicAssistedSuicide: Her main method of killingkilling.



* TheSociopath

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* TheSociopathTheSociopath: She cares about no one, to the point that [[spoiler:she has no one she values enough, even superficially, to serve as the sacrifice for her Child being destroyed]]

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** Mariko, as a MarySueClassic, has the ability to make people love her and listen to her, because people ''always'' love Mary Sues and give them more influence than they really deserve. Her child also has the ability to revive her if she is mourned while dying, as a play off of how Mary Sues come back to life because of love.
** Hitomi, a JerkSue, has the ability to mind control people, like how Sues tend to make the characters around them act in ways contrary to their real character.


* BlondesAreEvil



* BlondesAreEvil



* BlondesAreEvil: Has Haruka's hair color.


* JapaneseHonorifics: Tends to use them on most people besides her friends.


* JapaneseHonorifics: Combined with...

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