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* NotMeThisTime: He claims to have nothing to do with a random riot breaking out.



* SitcomArchNemesis: To Leman Russ, partly because of a [[WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice thronebound skeleton with a text to speech device.]]

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* NotMeThisTime: He claims to have nothing to do with a random riot breaking out.


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* SitcomArchNemesis: To Leman Russ, partly because of a [[WebAnimation/IfTheEmperorHadATextToSpeechDevice thronebound skeleton with a text to speech device.]]

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* DemotedToDragon: When she was first introduced, she was the BigBad of Remnant. And then expansions went and introduced Salem, TheManBehindTheMan who was using Cinder as a pawn. Looper!Cinder hated this, because her entire motivation (canonical and in the loops) was personal power, and before Salem showed up she'd gotten used to being beholden to no one and the biggest threat around.


* HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday: Reaffirms to Weiss that she is not attracted to her romantically.



* NiceGirl: Is very nice.
** This eventually evolves as Ruby grows older and wiser, to the point where she is ready and able to help every person she meets, and holds the opinion that every person has good in them.
* LikeBrotherAndSister: Grif has basically adopted Ruby and Yang as his sisters, and Ruby loves him back just as much as her brother.
* TheParagon: Becomes an example to her Loopers of a hopeful, empathetic leader that always does what she thinks is right... [[spoiler: To the point where she unconditionally trusted Cinder Fall's claim of goodness, despite Cinder both being the main villain of Remnant and Cinder still being evil, just secretly, opening up a very dangerous can of worms.]]

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* NiceGirl: Is very nice.
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nice, as per canon. This eventually evolves as Ruby grows older and wiser, to the point where she is ready and able to help every person she meets, and holds the opinion that every person has good in them.
* LikeBrotherAndSister: Grif has basically adopted Ruby and Yang as his sisters, and Ruby loves him back just as much as is very fond of a number of other loopers, to the point of forming an adoptive family tree in which she has no less than eight siblings, only two of which are from her brother.
home reality. The feeling is generally mutual.
* TheParagon: Becomes an example to her Loopers of a hopeful, empathetic leader that always does what she thinks is right... [[spoiler: To the point where she unconditionally trusted Cinder Fall's claim of goodness, despite Cinder both being the main villain of Remnant and Cinder still being evil, just secretly, opening up a very dangerous can of worms.]]worms.
** It's later revealed that this was a deliberate move on her part, in order to help Cinder cope with her unique looping situation. It pays off when Cinder decides to call off her Ascension attempt after Ruby appeals to her experiences as a looper.



* ShipperOnDeck: Apparently, ships all of her friends, except Weiss.
** She does ship Winter and Qrow, Weiss' sister and her uncle.
* StepfordSmiler: Ruby still tries to portray herself as the young, energetic, naive girl she was in baseline to mask how truly world-weary she's become since looping.

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* ShipperOnDeck: Apparently, ships all of her friends, except Weiss.
** She does ship Winter
She's been described as a Multishipper, shipping for ship's sake. In an interesting twist, she restrains herself to unawake or nonlooping individuals who may have an attraction to each other, and Qrow, Weiss' sister and her uncle.
has generally only shipped loopers who are already in a romantic relationship (aside from a few early chapters).
* StepfordSmiler: Ruby still tries to portray herself as the young, energetic, naive girl she was in baseline to mask how truly world-weary she's become since looping. That said, Weiss (Awake or not) is usually able to pick up on when she's really suffering and help her out.



* TearsOfJoy: shed when given clear confirmation that Winter Schnee, her big sister, was a good person.

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* TearsOfJoy: shed when given clear confirmation that Winter Schnee, TheShrink: Weiss has taken up psychology in order to help her big sister, was a friends cope with the infinite loops. And is actually very good person.
at it.



* HeroicBSOD: Blake suffers one for a while, thinking herself delusional for believing herself to be [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Sasuke's]] sister because she happend to become an Uchiha during a fused loop when so many other loopers could make the same claim.
* IfItsYouItsOkay: with Yang, after the emotional wrecking that was her meeting with Baseline Adam.
* LivingEmotionalCrutch.



* IfItsYouItsOkay: [[spoiler: Blake. Yang believed she was straight, but Blake was her closest friend and they needed each other.]]
* LivingEmotionalCrutch



* [[BreakHisHeartToSaveHim Break Her Heart To Protect Her]]: He tried to pull this on Pyrrha when she confessed her feelings to him, accusing her of playing a joke on him when he knew she was being honest, and that he returned her affections, because he was convinced he wasn't strong enough to be worthy of her. [[TheyDo Thankfully]], his friends [[GetAHoldOfYourselfMan put a stop]] to that.



* LossOfIdentity: feared this when she learned that gaining the Fall Maiden's power in Baseline might destroy her looping persona as well. This fear did not bear out though, because she died.



** However, the minimum concern he has given [[DisappearedDad the revelations]] [[MissingMom about his family]] has Team JNPR that he might be succumbing to Sakura Syndrome.



* WeCanRuleTogether: Roman tried this in his first Fused Loop with [[WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown Jack Spicer]] when Roman looped in taking Wuya's place. Jack played along at first, but quickly locked him back in the puzzle box and left Roman there until the Loop was over.



* HorrorHunger: Ozpin's initial Fused Loop was manga/TokyoGhoul, leading him to become a half ghoul himself. The change needs to be a conscious decision though, and Ozpin can avoid the cannibalistic desires well enough with Aura.



* TheConfidant: to Ruby, as Ruby herself is Glynda's confidant, knowing that Glynda is a Stealth Looper.



* EasilyForgiven: Tries this with his sister, is mostly ignored.



* {{Irony}}: [[InvokedTrope Deliberately]] began to torch Salem's lair with chlorine trifluoride (an ''extremely'' unstable compound that can set ''asbestos'' on fire).



* DidNotGetTheGirl: In baseline, Sun is Blake's confidant, friend, ally and potential future boyfriend. In the Loops, Yang beat him to the punch.


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-> Ozpinís next incarnation, a farm boi who surprisingly ends up soul bound to Ozpin after the Headmaster died in baseline. Heís pretty confused over all of this.

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-> Ozpinís next incarnation, a farm boi A farmboy who surprisingly ends up becomes host to Ozpin's soul bound to after his baseline death. In the loops, this left Oscar and Ozpin soulbound, which effectively meant Oscar would be a voice in Ozpin's head whenever he was Awake. Neither of them were happy about this situation but, thankfully, Oscar Activated as a full looper after the Headmaster died in baseline. Heís pretty confused over all of this.
Volume 5 expansions and has resettled into the looper community.



-> Blake's father and Kali's husband, who founded the White Fang but later left it when Sienna Khan's fear tactics were shown to be more effective, only to help rebuild a new White Fang when Adam Taurus took over the old one.
* RousingSpeech: A capable man, in this regard. His goal for the Fang had been to focus on peaceful action.

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-> Blake's father and Kali's husband, who founded the White Fang but later left it when Sienna Khan's fear tactics Ghira had to deal with his wife and daughter having looped for quite some time without him upon Activation and making some interesting bonds. They were shown quick to be more effective, only reassure him he was still part of their family and an important one, and he's become something of a generally philosophical paternal figure to help rebuild a new White Fang when Adam Taurus took over the old one.
* RousingSpeech: A capable man,
loopers of Remnant in this regard. His goal for the Fang had been to focus on peaceful action.
general.



-> A former White Fang hardliner and orphan, Ilia joined up to try and get back at humans after her parents died in a Dust Mine accident. She ended up developing a deep loathing for humans, but the extreme methods of the Fang unsettled her, and she eventually broke from her hatred and racism when the Fang turned on Ghira and Kali Belladonna. During her time with the Fang, she also developed a deep respect and eventual romantic love for Blake.

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-> A former White Fang hardliner and orphan, companion of Blake, Ilia joined up to try was thrust into the loops with little warning and get back at humans after found her parents died in a Dust Mine accident. She ended up developing a deep loathing for humans, but the extreme methods of the Fang unsettled her, and she eventually broke from previous emotional bonds thrown into chaos due to developments that happened prior to her hatred and racism when the Fang turned on Ghira and Kali Belladonna. activation. During her time initial pain and confusion, she bonded with fellow new looper Emerald; she later settled into a relationship with her and was adopted by the Fang, she also developed a deep respect and eventual romantic love for Blake.
Belladonna family.



-> A street thief who discovered her semblance was to create illusions in the minds of those she chose, Emerald was taken in by Cinder who offered her a meal, a home, and the respect and care that she had never had. This eventually blossomed into an destructive if restrained love for Cinder, and when she started looping after learning of Cinder's likely death, she did not take the changes of Cinder well.

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-> A former street thief who discovered her semblance was to create illusions in the minds and loyal minion of those she chose, Cinder, Emerald was taken in by Activated shortly after the Volume 5 expansions. She had to deal with Cinder who offered her a meal, a home, apparently coming back from the dead and also having a very different personality in the respect and care that loops. After an initial period of serious soul-searching, she had never had. This eventually blossomed has settled into an destructive if restrained love for Cinder, and when she started being the looping after learning of Cinder's likely death, loyal if snarky henchman and breaking from Unawake Cinders as she did not take the changes of Cinder well.feels is appropriate.


* LikeBrotherAndSister: Griff has basically adopted Ruby and Yang as his sisters, and Ruby loves him back just as much as her brother.

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* LikeBrotherAndSister: Griff Grif has basically adopted Ruby and Yang as his sisters, and Ruby loves him back just as much as her brother.



* StepfordSmiler: Ruby still tries to portray herself as the young, energetic, naïve girl she was in baseline to mask how truly world-weary she's become since looping.

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* StepfordSmiler: Ruby still tries to portray herself as the young, energetic, naïve naive girl she was in baseline to mask how truly world-weary she's become since looping.



-> Yang Xiao Long's partner slash girlfriend, Blake's past is, to put it lightly, checkered. She is a former member of the White Fang, but abandoned the organization after she felt that it had become to extreme. This has caused some tensions with Weiss in the past, and does lead to some friction when they are not Awake. Nonetheless, she has become devoted to her 'looping family' and settled happily into her role.

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-> Yang Xiao Long's partner slash girlfriend, girlfriend (and eventual wife), Blake's past is, to put it lightly, checkered. She is a former member of the White Fang, but abandoned the organization after she felt that it had become to extreme. This has caused some tensions with Weiss in the past, and does lead to some friction when they are not Awake. Nonetheless, she has become devoted to her 'looping family' and settled happily into her role.



* ArtificialLimbs: snags one from Winry after she lost an arm in baseline.

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* ArtificialLimbs: snags one from Winry She starts a collection after she lost an arm in baseline.the Volume 3 expansions end, both on her own and taking some donations from friends and family. Most of her modern ones are designed to look like her baseline arm.



* Expy: of Albus Dumbledore.



* Stealth Expert: Like Roman, Neo, Zwei and Ozpin before her, she learned how to Stealth Loop.

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* Stealth Expert: StealthExpert: Like Roman, Neo, Zwei and Ozpin before her, she learned how to Stealth Loop.



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* [[OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent Ordinary Farmer]]: A pretty normal farmer before Ozpin messed around in his head.

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* [[OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent Ordinary Farmer]]: A pretty normal farmer before Ozpin messed around in his head.


-> A street thief who discovered her semblance was to create illusions in the minds of those she chose, Emerald was taken in by Emerald who offered her a meal, a home, and the respect and care that she had never had. This eventually blossomed into an destructive if restrained love for Cinder, and when she started looping after learning of Cinder's likely death, she did not take the changes of Cinder well.

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-> A street thief who discovered her semblance was to create illusions in the minds of those she chose, Emerald was taken in by Emerald Cinder who offered her a meal, a home, and the respect and care that she had never had. This eventually blossomed into an destructive if restrained love for Cinder, and when she started looping after learning of Cinder's likely death, she did not take the changes of Cinder well.


* TraingFromHell: Ended up on the receiving end of this courtesy of Roman Torchwick, whose idea of training amounted to "kill Sun, a lot." Sun eventually just got around to expecting death, and ended up nearly unkillable.

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* TraingFromHell: TrainingFromHell: Ended up on the receiving end of this courtesy of Roman Torchwick, whose idea of training amounted to "kill Sun, a lot." Sun eventually just got around to expecting death, and ended up nearly unkillable.


* RousingSpeech: A capable man, in this regard. His goal for the Fang had been to focus on

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* RousingSpeech: A capable man, in this regard. His goal for the Fang had been to focus on peaceful action.

!! Ilia Amitola
-> A former White Fang hardliner and orphan, Ilia joined up to try and get back at humans after her parents died in a Dust Mine accident. She ended up developing a deep loathing for humans, but the extreme methods of the Fang unsettled her, and she eventually broke from her hatred and racism when the Fang turned on Ghira and Kali Belladonna. During her time with the Fang, she also developed a deep respect and eventual romantic love for Blake.

!! Emerald Sustrai
-> A street thief who discovered her semblance was to create illusions in the minds of those she chose, Emerald was taken in by Emerald who offered her a meal, a home, and the respect and care that she had never had. This eventually blossomed into an destructive if restrained love for Cinder, and when she started looping after learning of Cinder's likely death, she did not take the changes of Cinder well.


* MaleMightFeminineFinesse: She wields a dainty rapier with a fencing dagger inside of it. Qrow's sword is as broad as his shoulders, almost as tall as him, can transform into a scythe, and is a sawed-off shotgun. She fights with her family magic, he relies on old fashion aura, steel and lead. She's composed and proper by default, Qrow is **always** drunk. They're lovers.

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* MaleMightFeminineFinesse: MaleMightFemaleFinesse: She wields a dainty rapier with a fencing dagger inside of it. Qrow's sword is as broad as his shoulders, almost as tall as him, can transform into a scythe, and is a sawed-off shotgun. She fights with her family magic, he relies on old fashion aura, steel and lead. She's composed and proper by default, Qrow is **always** drunk. They're lovers.


* EasilyForgiven: Tries this with his sister, is mostly ignored.
* FamilyOfChoice: As far as baseline is concerned, Qrow and Ruby share no blood, but they're dearly close to one another.



* MaleMightFeminineFinesse: She wields a dainty rapier with a fencing dagger inside of it. Qrow's sword is as broad as his shoulders, almost as tall as him, can transform into a scythe, and is a sawed-off shotgun. She fights with her family magic, he relies on old fashion aura, steel and lead. She's composed and proper by default, Qrow is **always** drunk. They're lovers.
* MayDecemberRomance: Qrow is at least twice her age, physically speaking. Mentally they're about the same though.



* CharacterDevelopment: Started as a severely traumatized robot girl with PTSD over dying, and after a few centuries and millennia of hard work eventually healed herself, improved, and forgave the people who caused her death, even managing to become close friends with Pyrrha.



* TraumaButton: Pyrrha, since Pyrrha was the one who killed her. Emerald and Cinder, to lesser extents as well.

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* TraumaButton: Pyrrha, since Pyrrha was the one who killed her. Emerald and Cinder, to lesser extents as well.
well. These eventually subsided.



* AbandonShipping: Hopped off of the Glynda/Ironwood ship a long time ago, settling for BetterAsFriends.
* AlwaysSecondBest: Has let this consume him, from time to time, as his status as teacher and general are done much better by Weiss and Ozpin, leaving him to feel useless at time.



* OnlySaneMan: Has freaks of weirdness on occasion, but is stable, controlled, honest and introspective, though this has led to angst moments.



* PrivateDetective: Moonlights as one, sometimes seriously, sometimes jokingly, always dressed to kill.




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* TraingFromHell: Ended up on the receiving end of this courtesy of Roman Torchwick, whose idea of training amounted to "kill Sun, a lot." Sun eventually just got around to expecting death, and ended up nearly unkillable.




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** She later dropped this trope and became TheGunslinger with some character development and a long stint as Kali "The Stampede" in Trigun.



* SensitiveGuyAndManlyMan: The young and naive sensitive guy to Qrow's older and wiser manly man.



* DidYouThinkICantFeel: Tries to hide it, but her Baseline immorality has shaken her up.
* MagicalGirlWarrior: Well, magical mom, but still. Raven is the Spring Maiden.
* PolarOppositeTwins: With her twin brother Qrow. He's in a steady relationship, has a very positive relationship with his nieces, and is several millennia older. She's single as hell, has it rocky with her own daughter, and is young, as Loopers of Remnant go.



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Loopers]]


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!!Ghira Belladonna
-> Blake's father and Kali's husband, who founded the White Fang but later left it when Sienna Khan's fear tactics were shown to be more effective, only to help rebuild a new White Fang when Adam Taurus took over the old one.
* RousingSpeech: A capable man, in this regard. His goal for the Fang had been to focus on

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* {{Irony}}: [[InvokedTrope Deliberately]] began to torch Salem's lair with chlorine trifluoride (an ''extremely'' unstable compound that can set ''asbestos'' on fire).


* BerserkButton: ''Donít'' steal Crescent Rose.

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* BerserkButton: ''Donít'' steal Crescent Rose. Or imply that she's not alive. Ruby will go MamaBear on you with full looping shenanigans.

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* BerserkButton: ''Donít'' steal Crescent Rose.


* AbsurdlySharpBlade- one variation of Crescent Rose was so sharp it could cut simply by being looked at.

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* AbsurdlySharpBlade- one AbsurdlySharpBlade: One variation of Crescent Rose was so sharp it could cut simply by being looked at.at.
* CollectorOfTheStrange: Ruby has made it a hobby to collect baseline weapons from all across the multiverse. She's created an entire museum of weapons in her Pocket, using [[Film/StarWarsTheForceAwakens the Starkiller Base]] to house them.



* HumanoidAbomination: After a number of fused Loops, Ruby is really some strange amalgamation of magic like Majin Buu and a sentient colony of Chibi Rubies.
* IKnewIt: She's had a suspicion that Ozpin was Looping and apparently took up bets with her fellow Loopers when he finally came clean.



* LikeBrotherAndSister: Griff has basically adopted Ruby and Yang as his sisters, and Ruby loves him back just as much as her brother.
* TheParagon: Becomes an example to her Loopers of a hopeful, empathetic leader that always does what she thinks is right... [[spoiler: To the point where she unconditionally trusted Cinder Fall's claim of goodness, despite Cinder both being the main villain of Remnant and Cinder still being evil, just secretly, opening up a very dangerous can of worms.]]
* ParalyzingFearOfSexuality: Ruby tries to claim to be asexual, but her fellow Loopers call her out on it and reveals she's just uncomfortable with the idea of sex, especially with a non-Looper since she's '''far''' older than they'll ever be. She flirts heavily with Jaune as a joke, but as soon as he called her bluff, she put ten feet between them in a second of panic.



* TheParagon: Becomes an example to her Loopers of a hopeful, empathetic leader that always does what she thinks is right... [[spoiler: To the point where she unconditionally trusted Cinder Fall's claim of goodness, despite Cinder both being the main villain of Remnant and Cinder still being evil, just secretly, opening up a very dangerous can of worms.]]

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* TheParagon: Becomes an example to her Loopers of a hopeful, empathetic leader that always does what she thinks is right... [[spoiler: To the point where she unconditionally trusted Cinder Fall's claim of goodness, despite Cinder both being the main villain of Remnant and Cinder StepfordSmiler: Ruby still being evil, just secretly, opening up a very dangerous can tries to portray herself as the young, energetic, naïve girl she was in baseline to mask how truly world-weary she's become since looping.
* SuperSpeed: On top
of worms.]]her natural Semblance, Ruby is also connected to [[ComicBook/TheFlash the Speed Force]].



* HeroicBSOD: Blake suffers one for a while, thinking herself delusional for believing herself to be [[Manga/{{Naruto}} Sasuke's]] sister because she happend to become an Uchiha during a fused loop when so many other loopers could make the same claim.



* OfficialCouple: After several loops she finally confessed her feelings to Jaune and discovered that he returned them, and after an [[BreakHisHeartToSaveHim initial setback]] they finally became a couple.

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* OfficialCouple: After several loops loops, she finally confessed her feelings to Jaune and discovered that he returned them, and after an [[BreakHisHeartToSaveHim initial setback]] they finally became a couple.



** TheyDo: Well, they start dating, anyway. Apparently holding hands after killing the monster that destroyed their home town counts.

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** TheyDo: Well, they start dating, anyway. Apparently holding hands after killing the monster that destroyed their home town hometown counts.



* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Roman and Neo may be violent maniacs, thieves and killers, but they also dearly care for one another, and Roman's death hit Neo rather hard.

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* AwLookTheyReallyDoLoveEachOther: Roman and Neo may be violent maniacs, thieves thieves, and killers, but they also dearly care for one another, and Roman's death hit Neo rather hard.



* FriendlyEnemy: After a while, Roman and Neo got to be on good terms with the other heroic Loopers, treating their stances with a very casual air.



* ManipulativeBastard: Roman is a lot sharper than people give him credit for. Without missing a beat, he was able to get himself and Neo free from both Cinder and Ozpin's influence by using his own Stealth Looping and certain variants to his advantage.
* MultipleChoicePast: Roman and Neo are always close to each other in the Loops, but their exact relationship tends to vary. When they first started Looping, Roman had memories of Neo being his little sister, while Neo remembered Roman as being her father.
* PragmaticVillainy: Roman and Neo tend to keep their heads down and not go overboard with their Looping powers for fear of being labeled as MLE.




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* WeCanRuleTogether: Roman tried this in his first Fused Loop with [[WesternAnimation/XiaolinShowdown Jack Spicer]] when Roman looped in taking Wuya's place. Jack played along at first, but quickly locked him back in the puzzle box and left Roman there until the Loop was over.
* WildCard: Neo is a lot less predictable than Roman and many fear she might be showing signs of Sakura Syndrome.



* TalkingAnimal: a time traveling dimension hopping sentient talking Corgi.

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* TalkingAnimal: a time traveling time-traveling dimension hopping sentient talking Corgi.

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