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* TheAtoner: He tried his best to keep on the straight and narrow, but circumstances conspire against him. For what it's worth, he never does lapse into his 'old ways'.

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* AndIMustScream: [[spoiler:For 100 years he was kept locked up, unable to move and fed on a dropper of blood.]]* TheAtoner: He tried his best to keep on the straight and narrow, but circumstances conspire against him. For what it's worth, he never does lapse into his 'old ways'.



* IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream: [[spoiler:For 100 years he was kept locked up, unable to move and fed on a dropper of blood.]]


* LesCollaborateurs: With the Virals; he even plans a longer partnership.



* LesCollaborateurs: With the Virals; he even plans a longer partnership.



* LesCollaborateurs: He works with the Virals, under Guilder's eye.



* LesCollaborateurs: He works with the Virals, under Guilder's eye.



* LesCollaborateurs: Like Guilder, Wilkes and other Homeland higher-ups, he works with the Virals.



* LesCollaborateurs: Like Guilder, Wilkes and other Homeland higher-ups, he works with the Virals.



* LesCollaborateurs: Like Guilder, Wilkes and other Homeland higher-ups, he works with the Virals.



* LesCollaborateurs: Like Guilder, Wilkes and other Homeland higher-ups, he works with the Virals.



* LesCollaborateurs: It's even in the nickname 'Col' given to the profession of 'human resources officer'.



* LesCollaborateurs: It's even in the nickname 'Col' given to the profession of 'human resources officer'.



* LesCollaborateurs: He's a 'col', a step below Red Eyes.



* LesCollaborateurs: He's a 'col', a step below Red Eyes.



* LesCollaborateurs: Another 'col' working with the Virals.



* LesCollaborateurs: Another 'col' working with the Virals.


* {{Badass}}: He stood up to the Red Eyes, even as they kept beating him and even survived to form and lead the Insurgency.



* {{Badass}}


* CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:Guilder shoots him in the head for daring to defy him.

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* CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:Guilder shoots him in the head for daring to defy him.]]



* HonestAdvisor: Part of what makes him so valuable to Guilder, and also [[spoiler:what kills him.]]

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* HonestAdvisor: Part of what makes him so valuable to Guilder, and [[spoiler:and also [[spoiler:what what kills him.]]



* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: It isn't entirely clear what happened to him following [[spoiler:the destruction of the Homeland and the Twelve. It's likely he died in the same manner as Guilder.]]

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* WhatHappenedToTheMouse: It [[spoiler:It isn't entirely clear what happened to him following [[spoiler:the the destruction of the Homeland and the Twelve. It's likely he died in the same manner as Guilder.]]



* CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:Guilder executes him pretty much to prove a point.

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* CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:Guilder executes him pretty much to prove a point.]]



* TortureTechnician: What he is when it comes to [[spoiler:interrogating Alicia.]]

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* TortureTechnician: What [[spoiler:What he is when it comes to [[spoiler:interrogating interrogating Alicia.]]



* HappilyMarried: To [[spoiler:Nina following the fall of the Homeland.]]

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* HappilyMarried: To [[spoiler:Nina [[spoiler:To Nina following the fall of the Homeland.]]



* WellIntentionedExtremist: He's very willing to organise suicide bombings and even [[spoiler:kill himself to take down the Homeland.]]

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: He's [[spoiler:He's very willing to organise suicide bombings and even [[spoiler:kill kill himself to take down the Homeland.]]



* HappilyMarried: To [[spoiler:Eustace, after the fall of the Homeland.]]

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* HappilyMarried: To [[spoiler:Eustace, after [[spoiler:After the fall of the Homeland.Homeland, she marries Eustace.]]


Originally the Deputy Director of Special Weapons in charge of Project Noah, Guilder was dying of Huntington's Disease when the outbreak occurred. By [[spoiler:abducting Grey,]] he was able to prolong his life and the lives of a few select others. Over the next 100 years, he gradually emerges as the dictator of a large society called 'Homeland' which he rules with an iron fist.

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Originally the Deputy Director of Special Weapons in charge of Project Noah, Guilder was dying of Huntington's Lou Gehrig's Disease when the outbreak occurred. By [[spoiler:abducting Grey,]] he was able to prolong his life and the lives of a few select others. Over the next 100 years, he gradually emerges as the dictator of a large society called 'Homeland' which he rules with an iron fist.



[[spoiler:Guilder's reign comes to an end when Lila Kyle, whom he had used to control the Virals, kills herself and Lawrence Grey, who was the source of his immortality. He ages rapidly and is ripped apart by the Twelve, who believed he had purposefully lured them to the Homeland to destroy them.]]

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\n[[spoiler:Guilder's reign comes to an end when Lila Kyle, whom he had used to control the Virals, kills herself and Lawrence Grey, who was the source of his immortality. He ages rapidly and is ripped apart by the Twelve, who believed he had purposefully lured them to the Homeland to destroy them.]]\n\n!!Tropes:----



* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: After Lila kills herself along with Grey, the effects of Grey's blood come to a halt. Guilder begins ageing rapidly and is then torn to pieces by the Twelve.]]

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* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: After CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:After Lila kills herself along with Grey, the effects of Grey's blood come to a halt. Guilder begins ageing rapidly and is then torn to pieces by the Twelve.]]



* [[spoiler:KarmicDeath: After the 'source' is destroyed by the woman he imprisoned, Guilder falls to pieces as his moment of seeming victory falls apart before his eyes.]]

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* [[spoiler:KarmicDeath: After KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:After the 'source' is destroyed by the woman he imprisoned, Guilder falls to pieces as his moment of seeming victory falls apart before his eyes.]]



!Dr Lila Kyle

An orthopedic surgeon and the ex-wife of Bradford Wolgast. After the outbreak, she has a psychotic break and labours under a complex delusion. She also forms an OddFriendship with [[spoiler:Lawrence Grey, and the two are abducted by Guilder and used as weapons of the Homeland. Lila's life is prolonged by Grey's blood, and she is also given the ability to control the Virals. She eventually snaps out of her delusional state, and kills herself along with Grey.]]

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!Dr !!Dr. Lila Kyle

An orthopedic surgeon and the ex-wife of Bradford Wolgast. After the outbreak, she has a psychotic break and labours under a complex delusion. She also forms an OddFriendship with [[spoiler:Lawrence Grey, and the two are abducted by Guilder and used as weapons of the Homeland. Lila's life is prolonged by Grey's blood, and she is also given the ability to control the Virals. She eventually snaps out of her delusional state, and kills herself along with Grey.]]\n\n!!Tropes:
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* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: She blows herself up along with Grey.]]

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* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: She CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:She blows herself up along with Grey.]]



* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: It's unclear how 'heroic' it was, but her decision to blow herself up along with Grey led to the destruction of the Homeland.]]

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* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: It's HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:It's unclear how 'heroic' it was, but her decision to blow herself up along with Grey led to the destruction of the Homeland.]]



* [[spoiler:RedemptionEqualsDeath: Lila comes to the realization that she's a monster, and decides to end the Homeland by blowing herself and Grey up.]]

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* [[spoiler:RedemptionEqualsDeath: Lila RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:Lila comes to the realization that she's a monster, and decides to end the Homeland by blowing herself and Grey up.]]



* [[spoiler:TogetherInDeath: She and Grey die together.]]

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* [[spoiler:TogetherInDeath: She TogetherInDeath: [[spoiler:She and Grey die together.]]



!Lawrence Grey

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!Lawrence !!Lawrence Grey



A convicted paedophile who works as a 'sweep' in the Colorado facility, he slowly becomes subject to manipulations by Subject Zero. Following the outbreak, Grey finds himself [[spoiler:taking care of Lila Kyle before being abducted by Guilder, who imprisons him as a 'source' for eternal life. Grey is killed along with Lila when she betrays Guilder.]]

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A convicted paedophile who works as a 'sweep' in the Colorado facility, he slowly becomes subject to manipulations by Subject Zero. Following the outbreak, Grey finds himself [[spoiler:taking care of Lila Kyle before being abducted by Guilder, who imprisons him as a 'source' for eternal life. Grey is killed along with Lila when she betrays Guilder.]]\n\n!!Tropes:
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* [[spoiler:DeathEqualsRedemption: Grey's final death destroys the Homeland, essentially rdeeming him.]]

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* [[spoiler:DeathEqualsRedemption: Grey's CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:Grey dies in an explosion with Lila.]]
* DeathEqualsRedemption: [[spoiler:Grey's
final death destroys the Homeland, essentially rdeeming him.]]



* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: He and Lila blow themselves up, and his death causes the effects of Guilder's immortality to halt.]]

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* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: He HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:He and Lila blow themselves up, and his death causes the effects of Guilder's immortality to halt.]]



!Fred Wilkes

An older man who eventually meets up with Horace Guilder, who gifts him immortality. Wilkes helps to create and govern the Homeland, acting as Guilder's closest advisor and only friend. [[spoiler:He falls victim to Guilder's growing insanity when he refuses to kill an innocent woman to make a point, an act of defiance for which Guilder kills him.]]

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!Fred !!Fred Wilkes

An older man who eventually meets up with Horace Guilder, who gifts him immortality. Wilkes helps to create and govern the Homeland, acting as Guilder's closest advisor and only friend. [[spoiler:He falls victim to Guilder's growing insanity when he refuses to kill an innocent woman to make a point, an act of defiance for which Guilder kills him.]]

!!Tropes:
friend.
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* [[spoiler:BoomHeadshot: Guilder kills him like this.]]

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* [[spoiler:BoomHeadshot: Guilder BoomHeadshot: [[spoiler:Guilder kills him like this.]]]]
* CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:Guilder shoots him in the head for daring to defy him.



* HeelFaceDoorSlam: [[spoiler:Wilkes finally realizes just how truly evil Guilder is, and refuses to gun down an innocent person for no reason. Guilder instantly kills him.]]



* OnlyFriend: To Horace Guilder, [[spoiler:but eventually even Wilkes can't stand beside him any longer. Guilder kills him for refusing an order, but later regrets it.]]



!Vikram Suresh

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!Vikram !!Vikram Suresh




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!Aidan Hoppel

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!Aidan !!Aidan Hoppel




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* CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:Guilder executes him pretty much to prove a point.



!!Collaborateurs

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!!Collaborateurs
!Collaborateurs



!Vale

A 'human resources officer' working for the Homeland. Although stern and complicit in the Homeland's brutality, he's considered to be a relatively fair-minded Col. [[spoiler:Later Vale is revealed to be working for the Insurgency, and dies in a suicide bombing.]]

!!Tropes:
* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: He kills himself in a suicide attack.]]
* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: He detonates a suicide bomb for the Homeland.]]

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!Vale

!!Vale

A 'human resources officer' working for the Homeland. Although stern and complicit in the Homeland's brutality, he's considered to be a relatively fair-minded Col. [[spoiler:Later Vale is revealed to be working for the Insurgency, and dies in a suicide bombing.]]\n\n!!Tropes:\n
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* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: He CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:He kills himself in a suicide attack.]]
* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: He HeroicSacrifice: [[spoiler:He detonates a suicide bomb for the Homeland.]]



* [[spoiler:TheMole: For Sergio.]]
* [[spoiler:SuicideAttack: He kills himself by blowing himself up. ]]

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* [[spoiler:TheMole: For TheMole: [[spoiler:For Sergio.]]
* [[spoiler:SuicideAttack: He SuicideAttack: [[spoiler:He kills himself by blowing himself up. ]]up.]]
* TokenGoodTeammate: Of the Cols.



!Sod

A 'human resources officer' who is infamous in the Homeland for his sadistic sexual appetites. His penchant for rape earned him his name. [[spoiler:After Alicia is taken captive, Sod brutally rapes her multiple times until she manages to convince him to loosen her restraints a little. She takes the opportunity to snap his neck.]]

!!Tropes:
* TheBrute: What Guilder considers him to be.
* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: He gets a much-deserved neck-snapping at Alicia's hands.]]

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!Sod

!!Sod

A 'human resources officer' who is infamous in the Homeland for his sadistic sexual appetites. His penchant for rape earned him his name. [[spoiler:After Alicia is taken captive,
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* AnythingThatMoves:
Sod brutally rapes her multiple times until she manages to convince him to loosen her restraints a little. She takes the opportunity to snap his neck.]]

!!Tropes:
will rape anything: man, woman, child, animal.
* TheBrute: What Guilder considers him to be.
be. He's not wrong.
* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: He CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:He gets a much-deserved neck-snapping at Alicia's hands.]]
* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler:Sod is killed by his rape victim in his rape shed.
]]



* [[spoiler:NeckSnap: At the hands of Alicia.]]

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* [[spoiler:NeckSnap: At NeckSnap: [[spoiler:At the hands of Alicia.]]



* {{Sadist}}: Sod is the worst kind of psychopath, taking pleasure in the pain of others.



!Whistler

A brutal and sadistic Col nicknamed 'Whistler' due to her congenital deformity that affects her voice. [[spoiler:She is killed with seventeen other Cols in a suicide bombing.]]

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!Whistler

!!Whistler

A brutal and sadistic Col nicknamed 'Whistler' due to her congenital deformity that affects her voice. [[spoiler:She is killed with seventeen other Cols in a suicide bombing.]]\n
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* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: She dies in a suicide bombing.]]

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* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: She CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:She dies in a suicide bombing.]]



[[folder:Dr Verlyn]]
!Dr Verlyn

A Homeland doctor with a seemingly kindly disposition, Verlyn is responsible for processing new arrivals including Sara Fisher. [[spoiler:He is murdered by Lila Kyle during the attack on the Twelve.]]

!!Tropes:
* [[spoiler:AssholeVictim: Verlyn processes new arrivals into the Homeland, and performs highly invasive tests to do this. It's hard to feel sorry for him after Lila takes him out.]]
* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: Lila kills him during her HeelFaceTurn.]]

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[[folder:Dr [[folder:Dr. Verlyn]]
!Dr !!Dr. Verlyn

A Homeland doctor with a seemingly kindly disposition, Verlyn is responsible for processing new arrivals including Sara Fisher. [[spoiler:He is murdered by Lila Kyle during the attack on the Twelve.]]\n\n!!Tropes:\n
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* [[spoiler:AssholeVictim: Verlyn AssholeVictim: [[spoiler:Verlyn processes new arrivals into the Homeland, and performs highly invasive tests to do this. It's hard to feel sorry for him after Lila takes him out.]]
* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: Lila CharacterDeath: [[spoiler:Lila kills him during her HeelFaceTurn.]]



!!Insurgency/Sergio

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!!Insurgency/Sergio
!Insurgency/Sergio



!Eustace

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!Eustace
!!Eustace




!!Tropes:

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* [[spoiler:SuicideAttack: Attempted.]]

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* [[spoiler:SuicideAttack: Attempted.SuicideAttack: [[spoiler:Attempted, but it turned out to be unnecessary.]]



!Nina[[spoiler:/Nitia Vorhees]]

A high-ranking member of the Insurgency fighting the Homeland from within, and the second-in-command to Eustace. She [[spoiler:is eventually revealed as Nitia Vorhees, the product of a brief affair between Tifty Lamont and Delia 'Dee' Vorhees who Curits Vorhees raised as his own. Following the destruction of the Homeland, she marries Eustace.]]

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!Nina[[spoiler:/Nitia !!Nina[[spoiler:/Nitia Vorhees]]

A high-ranking member of the Insurgency fighting the Homeland from within, and the second-in-command to Eustace. She [[spoiler:is eventually revealed as Nitia Vorhees, the product of a brief affair between Tifty Lamont and Delia 'Dee' Vorhees who Curits Vorhees raised as his own. Following the destruction of the Homeland, she marries Eustace.]]\n\n!!Tropes:
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* NumberTwo: To Eustace.

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* NumberTwo: To Eustace.Eustace within the Insurgency.



* [[spoiler:WhosYourDaddy: It's Tifty, although she's unaware of this until Tifty tells her on his deathbed.]]

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* [[spoiler:WhosYourDaddy: It's WhosYourDaddy: [[spoiler:It's Tifty, although she's unaware of this until Tifty tells her on his deathbed.]]


* CharacterDevelopment: But not for the better. Guilder goes from a well-intentioned (if weak and self-serving) man desperate for love and approval to a monstrous tyrant responsible for thousands of deaths.



* IJustWantToBeLoved: He has no friends, never married, his parents were distant, and the most 'loving' relationship he ever had was with a prostitute. Guilder desperately wants some kind of acknowledgement and love, but is too crazy to ever get it.



* ZeroPercentApprovalRating: Guilder is absolutely despised by everyone in the Homeland. Even his 'friends' like Suresh and Wilkes are scared of him.



* [[spoiler:IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream: For 100 years he was kept locked up, unable to move and fed on a dropper of blood.]]

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* [[spoiler:IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream: For IHaveNoMouthAndIMustScream: [[spoiler:For 100 years he was kept locked up, unable to move and fed on a dropper of blood.]]


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* UnwittingInstigatorOfDoom: Grey is the one who, while mind-controlled, releases Zero and dooms the world.


* BadBoss: Even his longest and closest friends aren't safe from him if he's caught in a bad mood. He executes [[spoiler:Fred Wilkes, his most competent and loyal comrade, for basically no reason. Even he comes to regret it.]]



* EvilOverlord: Of the Homeland.



* HiddenVillain: His existence is barely alluded to in ''The Passage'', but he [[spoiler:was responsible for the loss of the Colony and the deaths of most of the characters inside it]].

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* HiddenVillain: His existence is barely alluded to in ''The Passage'', but he [[spoiler:was responsible for the loss of the Colony and the deaths of most of the characters inside it]].it.]]


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* HeelRealisation: She [[spoiler:eventually comes to realize what a monster she's become.]]


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* ReplacementGoldfish: She starts doing this in the Homeland with [[spoiler:a succession of children that Guilder gives her to keep her placated. She re-names them and uses them to feed her delusion until they reach a certain age, after which she loses interest and the child is subsequently replaced.]]


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* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Lila goes through all kinds of pain, but she's ultimately [[spoiler:the real power of the Homeland and as Guilder's secret weapon, she's responsible for the deaths of thousands, among them her own ReplacementGoldfish children and staff.]]

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* DyingAlone: His greatest fear [[spoiler:and ultimate fate.]]


* JumpingOffTheSlippySlope: His murder of [[spoiler:Masterson]] is something of a turning point; it's when he begins to truly do anything it takes to survive.

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* JumpingOffTheSlippySlope: JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope: His murder of [[spoiler:Masterson]] is something of a turning point; it's when he begins to truly do anything it takes to survive.



* TheEvilGenius
* LesCollaborateurs

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* TheEvilGenius
TheEvilGenius: He's a scientist who ends up being Guilder's top man regarding the study of the Virals and how to control them.
* LesCollaborateursLesCollaborateurs: Like Guilder, Wilkes and other Homeland higher-ups, he works with the Virals.



* OlderThanTheyLook

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* OlderThanTheyLookOlderThanTheyLook: He's over 100 years old but doesn't look it.



* LesCollaborateurs

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* LesCollaborateursLesCollaborateurs: Like Guilder, Wilkes and other Homeland higher-ups, he works with the Virals.



* OlderThanTheyLook

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* OlderThanTheyLookOlderThanTheyLook: He's over 100 years old, but looks like he's in his 30s.



* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: He kills himself in a suicide attack.]]



* HiddenDepths
* [[spoiler:TheMole]]

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* HiddenDepths
HiddenDepths: He's one of the more fair-minded 'Cols' who treats the citizens of the Homeland without any disdain or abuse.
* [[spoiler:TheMole]]LesCollaborateurs: It's even in the nickname 'Col' given to the profession of 'human resources officer'.
* [[spoiler:TheMole: For Sergio.]]



* WalkingSpoiler

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* WalkingSpoilerWalkingSpoiler: It's hard to talk about him without giving a lot away.


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* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: He gets a much-deserved neck-snapping at Alicia's hands.]]


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* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: She dies in a suicide bombing.]]


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* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: Lila kills him during her HeelFaceTurn.]]


** BigBadDuumvirate: With the Twelve Master Virals.
* [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: After Lila kills herself along with Grey, the effects of Grey's blood come to a halt. Guilder begins ageing rapidly and is then torn to pieces by the Twelve.]]



* [[spoiler:HoistByHisOwnPetard]]



* JumpingOffTheSlippySlope: His murder of [[spoiler:Masterson]] is something of a turning point; it's when he begins to truly do anything it takes to survive.



* TheUnfettered: Following the TimeSkip, he's become this. He kills hundreds of people, tortures others and engages in numerous sadistic hobbies.



* [[spoiler:CloudCuckooLander: Following her psychotic break.]]

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* [[spoiler:CloudCuckooLander: [[spoiler:CharacterDeath: She blows herself up along with Grey.]]
* CloudCuckooLander:
Following her psychotic break.]]



* [[spoiler:SanitySlippage: After a Viral attack, Lila's grasp on reality breaks and she spends the next 100 years in a state of delusion.]]

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* [[spoiler:SanitySlippage: After SanitySlippage: [[spoiler:After a Viral attack, Lila's grasp on reality breaks and she spends the next 100 years in a state of delusion.]]
* [[spoiler:TogetherInDeath: She and Grey die together.
]]


Originally the Deputy Director of Special Weapons in charge of Project Noah, Guilder was dying of Huntington's Disease when the outbreak occurred. By [[spoiler:abducting Grey,]] he was able to prolong his life and the lives of a few select others. Over the next 100 years, he gradually emerges as the dictator of a large society called 'Homeland' which he rules with an iron fist. [[spoiler:Guilder's reign comes to an end when Lila Kyle, whom he had used to control the Virals, kills herself and Lawrence Grey, who was the source of his immortality. He ages rapidly and is ripped apart by the Twelve, who believed he had purposefully lured them to the Homeland to destroy them.]]

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Originally the Deputy Director of Special Weapons in charge of Project Noah, Guilder was dying of Huntington's Disease when the outbreak occurred. By [[spoiler:abducting Grey,]] he was able to prolong his life and the lives of a few select others. Over the next 100 years, he gradually emerges as the dictator of a large society called 'Homeland' which he rules with an iron fist.

[[spoiler:Guilder's reign comes to an end when Lila Kyle, whom he had used to control the Virals, kills herself and Lawrence Grey, who was the source of his immortality. He ages rapidly and is ripped apart by the Twelve, who believed he had purposefully lured them to the Homeland to destroy them.]]



** BiggerBad: He's responsible for [[spoiler:the disappearance of the Colony and was a HiddenVillain during ''The Passage''.]]



* HiddenVillain: His existence is barely alluded to in ''The Passage'', but he [[spoiler:was responsible for the loss of the Colony and the deaths of most of the characters inside it]].



* OlderThanTheyLook

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* OlderThanTheyLookOlderThanTheyLook: He's over 100 years old, but stays looking like he's in his 40s/50s.



* [[spoiler:DeathEqualsRedemption]]
* FatSlob

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* [[spoiler:DeathEqualsRedemption]]
[[spoiler:DeathEqualsRedemption: Grey's final death destroys the Homeland, essentially rdeeming him.]]
* FatSlobFatSlob: Grey is pretty overweight and messy. This gets averted after [[spoiler:the destruction of the Colorado facility and he feels the beneficial effects of Zero's blood.]]



* MindRape
* RapeAsBackstory
* UnwittingPawn

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* MindRape
MindRape: He's a victim of it, from Zero.
* RapeAsBackstory
RapeAsBackstory: Numerous times, often at the hands of 'stepfathers' and 'cousins'.
* UnwittingPawnUnwittingPawn: He's unwittingly controlled by Zero.



* TheAgeless

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* TheAgelessTheAgeless: Like Guilder and the other founders of the Homeland.



* FatAndSkinny: Wilkes was the skinny to his wife's fat. The physical difference between the two didn't seem to matter remotely to either of them.
* HappilyMarried: To his wife, [[spoiler:until her death from a heart attack in the aftermath of the Viral attack.]]



* JustFollowingOrders
* LesCollaborateurs

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* JustFollowingOrders
JustFollowingOrders: His rationalisation.
* LesCollaborateursLesCollaborateurs: He works with the Virals, under Guilder's eye.



* OlderThanTheyLook

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* OlderThanTheyLookOlderThanTheyLook: He's over 100 years old, but looks much younger.



* BitchInSheepsClothing

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* BitchInSheepsClothingEvilOldFolks: Verlyn is one of the older cols, and he's just as ruthless as his younger comrades.


* AscendedExtra: In ''The Twelve''.
* BreakTheCutie
* BrokenBird
* [[spoiler:CloudCuckooLander]]
* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice]]

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* AscendedExtra: In She only really appears during a phone call in ''The Twelve''.
Passage'', but in ''The Twelve'' she gets a great deal more pagetime and serves a crucial role.
* BreakTheCutie
BrokenBird: Her infant daughter dies, her marriage falls apart, she sees her co-worker horribly killed and then [[spoiler:she has a miscarriage during the apocalypse.]]
* BrokenBird
[[spoiler:CloudCuckooLander: Following her psychotic break.]]
* [[spoiler:CloudCuckooLander]]
* [[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice]]
[[spoiler:HeroicSacrifice: It's unclear how 'heroic' it was, but her decision to blow herself up along with Grey led to the destruction of the Homeland.]]



* [[spoiler:DeathEqualsRedemption]]



* [[spoiler:DeathEqualsRedemption]]

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