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** Danaerys Targaryen aka the "Mother of Dragons" -- [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome extinct those beasts are no longer]]. Doing the insanely impossible, unknowable or just downright weird and, somehow, ''damn awesome'' is just part of her portfolio as a Targaryen. Be it a success or failure. Heck, past ones who just muddled through with a big "meh" of mediocrity or plain old, boring competency got questions asked about just how Targaryen they actually were. See Daeron vs Daemon and the whole Blackfyre Rebellion.

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** Danaerys Targaryen aka the "Mother of Dragons" -- [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome extinct those beasts are no longer]]. Doing the insanely impossible, unknowable or just downright weird and, somehow, ''damn awesome'' is just part of her portfolio as a Targaryen. Be it a success or failure. Heck, past ones who just muddled through with a big "meh" of mediocrity or plain old, boring competency got questions asked about just how Targaryen they actually were. See Daeron vs Daemon and the whole Blackfyre Rebellion.



* Oh dear ''god'', Tavi from Literature/CodexAlera . He comes up with some of the most insane plans ever, and they all actually work. [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Awesomely]]. Things like, during the defense of a bridge, throwing blood into the river to fill it full of sharks, luring his enemy into an evacuated town rigged to ''blow up'', and frying half the enemy army with a magnifying glass a quarter mile wide. In the last book, his girlfriend correctly guesses where he's having an epic battle by thinking of the one place no one in their right mind would possibly want to go.

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* Oh dear ''god'', Tavi from Literature/CodexAlera .''Literature/CodexAlera''. He comes up with some of the most insane plans ever, and they all actually work. [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome Awesomely]]. Things like, during the defense of a bridge, throwing blood into the river to fill it full of sharks, luring his enemy into an evacuated town rigged to ''blow up'', and frying half the enemy army with a magnifying glass a quarter mile wide. In the last book, his girlfriend correctly guesses where he's having an epic battle by thinking of the one place no one in their right mind would possibly want to go.


* Oh dear ''god'', [[Literature/CodexAlera Tavi]]. He comes up with some of the most insane plans ever, and they all actually work. [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Awesomely]]. Things like, during the defense of a bridge, throwing blood into the river to fill it full of sharks, luring his enemy into an evacuated town rigged to ''blow up'', and frying half the enemy army with a magnifying glass a quarter mile wide. In the last book, his girlfriend correctly guesses where he's having an epic battle by thinking of the one place no one in their right mind would possibly want to go.

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* Oh dear ''god'', [[Literature/CodexAlera Tavi]].Tavi from Literature/CodexAlera . He comes up with some of the most insane plans ever, and they all actually work. [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Awesomely]]. Things like, during the defense of a bridge, throwing blood into the river to fill it full of sharks, luring his enemy into an evacuated town rigged to ''blow up'', and frying half the enemy army with a magnifying glass a quarter mile wide. In the last book, his girlfriend correctly guesses where he's having an epic battle by thinking of the one place no one in their right mind would possibly want to go.


* Oh dear ''god'', [[CodexAlera Tavi]]. He comes up with some of the most insane plans ever, and they all actually work. [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Awesomely]]. Things like, during the defense of a bridge, throwing blood into the river to fill it full of sharks, luring his enemy into an evacuated town rigged to ''blow up'', and frying half the enemy army with a magnifying glass a quarter mile wide. In the last book, his girlfriend correctly guesses where he's having an epic battle by thinking of the one place no one in their right mind would possibly want to go.

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* Oh dear ''god'', [[CodexAlera [[Literature/CodexAlera Tavi]]. He comes up with some of the most insane plans ever, and they all actually work. [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Awesomely]]. Things like, during the defense of a bridge, throwing blood into the river to fill it full of sharks, luring his enemy into an evacuated town rigged to ''blow up'', and frying half the enemy army with a magnifying glass a quarter mile wide. In the last book, his girlfriend correctly guesses where he's having an epic battle by thinking of the one place no one in their right mind would possibly want to go.


** Zombie T-Rex.

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** In ''Literature/DeadBeat'', Dresden finds out that the dark ritual that the various necromancers are trying to pull off actually drains the life of anyone who gets too close to it, unless they're protected by having undead of their own. Small problem with this - the Laws of Magic prohibit necromancy on pain of death. [[LoopholeAbuse However,]] those laws only apply to mortals. Humans. Because undead animals are pretty pathetic by comparison. But the older a corpse is, the more powerful a zombie it can be. Cue Dresden riding into battle on a ''Zombie T-Rex.'' A Zombie T-Rex. T-Rex, powered by ''a one-man Polka suit.''


* [[ForgottenRealms Thibbledorf Pwent]]. The guy walks around in armor that's covered in spikes and ridges, which badly scratches up any floors or walls he comes into contact. It does even worse to anybody he attacks, which he does by jumping on them, grabbing them, and starting to shake and convulse until they're ripped to shreds. Pwent ''loves'' doing this. He'll throw himself at a whole army and try to kill them all singlehandedly unless somebody he's actually willing to take orders from stops him, and he'll usually win in that kind of situation. He once fought a whole battle carrying the impaled body of a goblin on his helmet spike.

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* [[ForgottenRealms [[Literature/ForgottenRealms Thibbledorf Pwent]]. The guy walks around in armor that's covered in spikes and ridges, which badly scratches up any floors or walls he comes into contact. It does even worse to anybody he attacks, which he does by jumping on them, grabbing them, and starting to shake and convulse until they're ripped to shreds. Pwent ''loves'' doing this. He'll throw himself at a whole army and try to kill them all singlehandedly unless somebody he's actually willing to take orders from stops him, and he'll usually win in that kind of situation. He once fought a whole battle carrying the impaled body of a goblin on his helmet spike.


* Commodore Horatia TJ Jackson from ASymphonyOfEternity series is a ReligiousBruiser, MultiMeleeMaster and any fleet under her is considered unstopable once unleashed, she's also a Literature/CloudCuckoolander since she things that some of her limbs are shorter than the other's so she often keeps one of her limbs elevated to balance the blood flow, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and she's a sentient human sized tarantula]].
* Tom Bombadil in ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings.'' As noted under BewareTheSillyOnes, he's lively, dresses in colorful clothes, loves to sing and is a total {{Cloudcuckoolander}} who's older than most, if not all, of the other characters and is speculated to be able to resist Sauron ''at the height of his power'' for a while, at least. Oh, and the One Ring has ''absolutely no effect on him,'' other than giving him a slight bad feeling. He qualifies for this trope because it's speculated that at least part of the reason the Ring doesn't effect him is because he's too absent-minded to notice or worry about it.
* While she may have been only five years old, ''LiteratureJunieBJones'' showed some early signs of this. Among other things, she brought a ''fish stick'' to school for pet day, and her teacher actually agreed that it was legit.
* Duke and Dr. Gonzo in ''Literature/FearAndLoathingInLasVegas'' (both the book [[TheFilmOfTheBook and the movie]] ''and'' Creator/HunterSThompson in RealLife, see below).

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* ''Literature/ASymphonyOfEternity'': Commodore Horatia TJ Jackson from ASymphonyOfEternity series is a ReligiousBruiser, MultiMeleeMaster and any fleet under her is considered unstopable unstoppable once unleashed, she's also a Literature/CloudCuckoolander CloudCuckoolander since she things thinks that some of her limbs are shorter than the other's so she often keeps one of her limbs elevated to balance the blood flow, [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking and she's a sentient human sized human-sized tarantula]].
* ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings'': Tom Bombadil in ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings.'' Bombadil. As noted under BewareTheSillyOnes, he's lively, dresses in colorful clothes, loves to sing and is a total {{Cloudcuckoolander}} who's older than most, if not all, of the other characters and is speculated to be able to resist Sauron ''at the height of his power'' for a while, at least. Oh, and the One Ring has ''absolutely no effect on him,'' other than giving him a slight bad feeling. He qualifies for this trope because it's speculated that at least part of the reason the Ring doesn't effect him is because he's too absent-minded to notice or worry about it.
* ''Literature/JunieBJones'': While she may have been only five years old, ''LiteratureJunieBJones'' Junie B. Jones showed some early signs of this. Among other things, she brought a ''fish stick'' to school for pet day, and her teacher actually agreed that it was legit.
* ''Literature/FearAndLoathingInLasVegas'': Duke and Dr. Gonzo in ''Literature/FearAndLoathingInLasVegas'' Gonzo, (both the book [[TheFilmOfTheBook and the movie]] ''and'' Creator/HunterSThompson in RealLife, see below).



* [[Literature/{{Gormenghast}} Steerpike]], depending upon your interpretation.

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* [[Literature/{{Gormenghast}} Steerpike]], ''Literature/{{Gormenghast'': Steerpike, depending upon your interpretation.


* [[Literature/XWingSeries Wraith Squadron]], from the StarWarsExpandedUniverse, practically ''exists'' to come up with and implement {{Zany Scheme}}s that are CrazyEnoughToWork. "Practically" nothing! Wedge says that's half the idea when he's trying to sell Ackbar on the scheme! He was just a LITTLE too right--most of the newly-formed squadron had [[CastOfSnowflakes quirky personalities]], ranging from minor "issues" to borderline insanity. At least some of the squadron's members would not have been as effective as they were without these quirks, however, and the group as a whole could easily be considered this.

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* [[Literature/XWingSeries Wraith Squadron]], from the StarWarsExpandedUniverse, ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'', practically ''exists'' to come up with and implement {{Zany Scheme}}s that are CrazyEnoughToWork. "Practically" nothing! Wedge says that's half the idea when he's trying to sell Ackbar on the scheme! He was just a LITTLE too right--most of the newly-formed squadron had [[CastOfSnowflakes quirky personalities]], ranging from minor "issues" to borderline insanity. At least some of the squadron's members would not have been as effective as they were without these quirks, however, and the group as a whole could easily be considered this.


* [[CloudCuckooLander John]] and [[OnlySaneMan Dave]] from ''JohnDiesAtTheEnd''. Nothing quite exemplifies this like the first time they save the world: while [[PaperThinDisguise "disguised"]] as Elton John (John thinks Elton John is a band, by the way), they ward off the apocalypse just long enough for [[AlwaysSomeoneBetter Albert Marconi]] to foil the demons' plans. How? By beating monsters to death with [[ImprovisedWeapon a folding chair]] while making [[HurricaneOfPuns constant, godawful chair puns]] and playing [[BrownNote the worst song ever made.]] It works.

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* [[CloudCuckooLander John]] and [[OnlySaneMan Dave]] from ''JohnDiesAtTheEnd''.''Literature/JohnDiesAtTheEnd''. Nothing quite exemplifies this like the first time they save the world: while [[PaperThinDisguise "disguised"]] as Elton John (John thinks Elton John is a band, by the way), they ward off the apocalypse just long enough for [[AlwaysSomeoneBetter Albert Marconi]] to foil the demons' plans. How? By beating monsters to death with [[ImprovisedWeapon a folding chair]] while making [[HurricaneOfPuns constant, godawful chair puns]] and playing [[BrownNote the worst song ever made.]] It works.


* Tom Bombadil in ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings.'' As noted under BewareTheSillyOnes, he's lively, dresses in colorful clothes, loves to sing and is a total {{Cloudcuckoolander}} who's older than most, if not all, of the other characters and is speculated to be able to resist Sauron ''at the height of his power'' for a while, at least. Oh, and the One Ring has ''absolutely no effect on him,'' other than giving him a slight bad feeling.

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* Tom Bombadil in ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings.'' As noted under BewareTheSillyOnes, he's lively, dresses in colorful clothes, loves to sing and is a total {{Cloudcuckoolander}} who's older than most, if not all, of the other characters and is speculated to be able to resist Sauron ''at the height of his power'' for a while, at least. Oh, and the One Ring has ''absolutely no effect on him,'' other than giving him a slight bad feeling. He qualifies for this trope because it's speculated that at least part of the reason the Ring doesn't effect him is because he's too absent-minded to notice or worry about it.



** Luna Lovegood.
** Albus Dumbledore, {{Chessmaster}}, {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, and BadassGrandpa with a beard down to his waist who can make Voldemort run away ''without even going on the offensive.''



** Cohen the Barbarian. He tried. To blow up. The realm of the Gods. Almost succeeded. In fact, only failed, because ''he'' stopped it.

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** Cohen the Barbarian. [[PunctuatedForEmphasis He tried. To blow up. The realm of the Gods. Almost succeeded. ]] In fact, only failed, because ''he'' stopped it.


* Tom Bombadil in ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings''

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* Tom Bombadil in ''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings''''Literature/TheLordOfTheRings.'' As noted under BewareTheSillyOnes, he's lively, dresses in colorful clothes, loves to sing and is a total {{Cloudcuckoolander}} who's older than most, if not all, of the other characters and is speculated to be able to resist Sauron ''at the height of his power'' for a while, at least. Oh, and the One Ring has ''absolutely no effect on him,'' other than giving him a slight bad feeling.



** Albus Dumbledore.

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** Albus Dumbledore.Dumbledore, {{Chessmaster}}, {{Cloudcuckoolander}}, and BadassGrandpa with a beard down to his waist who can make Voldemort run away ''without even going on the offensive.''



* [[Literature/XWingSeries Wraith Squadron]], from the StarWarsExpandedUniverse, practically ''exists'' to come up with and implement {{Zany Scheme}}s that are CrazyEnoughToWork. Practically nothing? Wedge says that's half the idea when he's trying to sell Ackbar on the scheme! He was just a LITTLE too right--most of the newly-formed squadron had [[CastOfSnowflakes quirky personalities]], ranging from minor "issues" to borderline insanity. At least some of the squadron's members would not have been as effective as they were without these quirks, however, and the group as a whole could easily be considered this.

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* [[Literature/XWingSeries Wraith Squadron]], from the StarWarsExpandedUniverse, practically ''exists'' to come up with and implement {{Zany Scheme}}s that are CrazyEnoughToWork. Practically nothing? "Practically" nothing! Wedge says that's half the idea when he's trying to sell Ackbar on the scheme! He was just a LITTLE too right--most of the newly-formed squadron had [[CastOfSnowflakes quirky personalities]], ranging from minor "issues" to borderline insanity. At least some of the squadron's members would not have been as effective as they were without these quirks, however, and the group as a whole could easily be considered this.


* While she may have been only five years old, ''JunieBJones'' showed some early signs of this. Among other things, she brought a ''fish stick'' to school for pet day, and her teacher actually agreed that it was legit.

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* While she may have been only five years old, ''JunieBJones'' ''LiteratureJunieBJones'' showed some early signs of this. Among other things, she brought a ''fish stick'' to school for pet day, and her teacher actually agreed that it was legit.


* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen'', with all adaptations. In the style of folklore tall tales (see Mythology).

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* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen'', with all adaptations. In the style of folklore {{CrazyAwesome/folklore}} tall tales (see Mythology).tales .


* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen'', with all adaptations. In the style of folklore tall tales (below).

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* ''Film/TheAdventuresOfBaronMunchausen'', with all adaptations. In the style of folklore tall tales (below).(see Mythology).


* [[Literature/PippiLongstocking Pippi Longstocking.]] Practically everything she says is a non sequitur or just completely insane, she regularly does things no sane person would ever do, and it is all completely awesome.

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* [[Literature/PippiLongstocking Pippi Longstocking.]] Practically everything she says is a non sequitur or just completely insane, she regularly does things no sane person would ever do, and it is all completely awesome.awesome.
* BizarroFiction as a whole could count as this.


* Duke and Dr. Gonzo in ''Literature/FearAndLoathingInLasVegas'' (both the book [[TheFilmOfTheBook and the movie]] ''and'' HunterSThompson in RealLife, see below).

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* Duke and Dr. Gonzo in ''Literature/FearAndLoathingInLasVegas'' (both the book [[TheFilmOfTheBook and the movie]] ''and'' HunterSThompson Creator/HunterSThompson in RealLife, see below).

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