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** Angua and [[CainAndAbel her brother]] Wolfgang in ''Literature/TheFifthElephant'', both are [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent Werewolves]] who are extremely dangerous as well as very intelligent and charming. Wolfgang, unlike Angua is unashamedly AxCrazy and sees humans as just food whilst Angua has learned to coexist with them and has a human lover in Carrot. Angua herself lampshades it at the end saying there's always the chance she might end up like Wolfgang, and makes Carrot promise that he'll [[MercyKill kill her]] if that ever happens.


** Gregor Clegane aka "The Mountain" is the Evil Counterpart to his younger brother Sandor Clegane aka "The Hound", both are imposing, heavily armored, {{BFS}} wielding [[BloodKnight Blood Knights]] with the latter being ''only person'' in Westeros who can match the former in strength. However, as cruel and embittered as Sandor is, he's still a damn sight more heroic than his AxCrazy woman raping, baby crushing older brother and displays multiple PetTheDog and PapaWolf moments to Sansa and Arya making him a KnightInSourArmor. [[spoiler: Bonus points they both seemly die at one point, though it's hinted they both might have survived (albeit one as an armoured zombie)]].
** Joffrey Baratheon was the Evil Counterpart to Robb Stark being the eldest of their siblings and are YoungAndInCharge after their fathers were killed (though Robert wasn't actually Joffrey's dad). The way the Robb and Joffrey handle the responsibility differs thanks to their upbringing, with Robb being noble and honour bound and even willingly to give his claim to North to his brother Jon whom he loves, Joffrey on the other hand was a mallcious RoyalBrat who excutes people out of pure sadism and is hated by his people while Robb was adored. [[spoiler: Both Joffrey and Robb were also assassinated at their respective weddings though while Robb broke his oath to the Freys out of chivalry to Jeyne, Joffrey was killed through a collaboration of the Tyrells and Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish]].

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** Gregor Clegane aka "The Mountain" is the Evil Counterpart to his younger brother Sandor Clegane aka "The Hound", both are imposing, heavily armored, {{BFS}} wielding [[BloodKnight Blood Knights]] with the latter being the ''only person'' in Westeros who can match the former in strength. However, as cruel and embittered as Sandor is, he's still a damn sight more heroic than his AxCrazy woman raping, baby crushing older brother and displays multiple PetTheDog and PapaWolf moments to Sansa and Arya making him a KnightInSourArmor. [[spoiler: Bonus points they both seemly die at one point, though it's hinted they both might have survived (albeit one as an armoured armored zombie)]].
** Joffrey Baratheon was the Evil Counterpart to Robb Stark being the eldest of their siblings and are YoungAndInCharge after their fathers were killed (though Robert wasn't actually Joffrey's dad). The way the Robb and Joffrey handle the responsibility differs thanks to their upbringing, with Robb being noble and honour honor bound and even willingly willing to give his claim to the North to his brother Jon whom he loves, Joffrey Joffrey, on the other hand hand, was a mallcious malicious RoyalBrat who excutes executes people out of pure sadism and is hated by his people while Robb was adored. [[spoiler: Both Joffrey and Robb were also assassinated at their respective weddings though while Robb broke his oath to the Freys out of chivalry to Jeyne, Joffrey was killed through a collaboration of the Tyrells and Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish]].



*** Viserys was also everything his older brother wasn't i.e cruel, vindictive and power hungry.

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*** Viserys was also everything his older brother wasn't i.e cruel, vindictive vindictive, and power hungry.power-hungry.


* ''Literature/CaptainUnderpants'' had at least three evil counterparts:
** The first book had an evil inventor called Dr. Diaper. Just as the Captain always wore only underwear, the Doctor always wore only a diaper.
** The fifth book had Wedgie Woman. She started out at a villain created for a Captain Underpants comic book, in which she was George and Harold's teacher, Ms. Ribble, who had been reincarnated as a supervillain. Both she and the Captain were brought to life by George and Harold hypnotizing a member of the school staff: Mr. Krupp was hypnotized into becoming Captain Underpants as a joke, while Ms. Ribble was hypnotized into ''not'' becoming Wedgie Woman as an attempted HeelFaceBrainwashing, but she ''did'' become Wedgie Woman because the hypno-ring does the exact opposite of what it is supposed to do when used on a female.
** The eighth book had Captain Blunderpants, and it also gave George and Harold evil counterparts. George and Harold find themselves in a universe where everyone has the exact opposite personality as in George and Harold's universe. The evil counterparts of George and Harold hypnotized there friendly principal, Mr. Krupp, into becoming a supervillain called Captain Blunderpants.


** Vimes and Carcer in ''Literature/{{NightWatch|Discworld}}'', to the point where the book itself notes that Carcer is an inverted version of Vimes. Both are extremely determined and driven men with similar cynical outlooks on the world, believing that law and order are essentially illusions, but whereas Vimes makes it his life's work to uphold those illusions Carcer does his best to shatter them. Vimes is Commander of the Watch, Carcer specializes in murdering coppers. When cast back in time, both manage to become sergeants and leaders of their respective sides through sheer audacity alone. It's implied that Carcer is what Vimes would have become, had Keel not taken him under his wing as a boy.

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** Vimes and Carcer in ''Literature/{{NightWatch|Discworld}}'', ''Literature/{{Night Watch|Discworld}}'', to the point where the book itself notes that Carcer is an inverted version of Vimes. Both are extremely determined and driven men with similar cynical outlooks on the world, believing that law and order are essentially illusions, but whereas Vimes makes it his life's work to uphold those illusions Carcer does his best to shatter them. Vimes is Commander of the Watch, Carcer specializes in murdering coppers. When cast back in time, both manage to become sergeants and leaders of their respective sides through sheer audacity alone. It's implied that Carcer is what Vimes would have become, had Keel not taken him under his wing as a boy.


** Vimes and Carcer in ''Literature/NightWatchDiscworld'', to the point where the book itself notes that Carcer is an inverted version of Vimes. Both are extremely determined and driven men with similar cynical outlooks on the world, believing that law and order are essentially illusions, but whereas Vimes makes it his life's work to uphold those illusions Carcer does his best to shatter them. Vimes is Commander of the Watch, Carcer specializes in murdering coppers. When cast back in time, both manage to become sergeants and leaders of their respective sides through sheer audacity alone. It's implied that Carcer is what Vimes would have become, had Keel not taken him under his wing as a boy.

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** Vimes and Carcer in ''Literature/NightWatchDiscworld'', ''Literature/{{NightWatch|Discworld}}'', to the point where the book itself notes that Carcer is an inverted version of Vimes. Both are extremely determined and driven men with similar cynical outlooks on the world, believing that law and order are essentially illusions, but whereas Vimes makes it his life's work to uphold those illusions Carcer does his best to shatter them. Vimes is Commander of the Watch, Carcer specializes in murdering coppers. When cast back in time, both manage to become sergeants and leaders of their respective sides through sheer audacity alone. It's implied that Carcer is what Vimes would have become, had Keel not taken him under his wing as a boy.

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* ''Literature/ModestyBlaise'':
** The female crime boss in ''The Xanadu Talisman'' has a lot of parallels to Modesty in her own crime boss days, but without any Modesty's code of honour or scruples about getting involved in dirty business like HumanTrafficking.
** Hugh Oberon in ''The Night of Morningstar'' is described as being like Willie if he'd gone down a wrong path; they have similar skills, but where Willie has confidence, judgement, and respect for his leader, Oberon has conceit, arrogance, and envy.


*** Daenerys Targaryen is also a kinda Good Counterpart to Cersei as they're both exceptionally beautiful women who were placed in an ArrangedMarriage (Dany to Khal Drogo, Cersei to Robert Baratheon) against their wishes and went on to become rulers after their husbands died. But Daenerys in contrast to Cersei genuinely cares for innocent people becomes a "[[SlaveLiberation breaker of chains]]" while Cersei treats the smallfolk like dirt and they repay her in kind.

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*** Daenerys Targaryen is also a kinda Good Counterpart to Cersei as they're both exceptionally beautiful women who were placed in an ArrangedMarriage (Dany to Khal Drogo, Cersei to Robert Baratheon) against their wishes and went on to become rulers after their husbands died. But Daenerys in contrast to Cersei genuinely cares for innocent people becomes a "[[SlaveLiberation breaker of chains]]" while Cersei treats the smallfolk like dirt and they repay her in kind.


** Dr. John H. Watson and Col. Sebastian Moran.

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** Dr. John H. Watson and Col. Sebastian Moran. Both are former military men and Afghanistan veterans, who act as... well, TheWatson, to their respective geniuses on either side of the law.


** Cersei Lanniser is the Evil Counterpart to Catelyn Stark (nee Tully) both are the proud MamaBear matriarch of their respective families who are prone to making rash decisions that often end in failure and are sometimes even cruel to their own loved ones. The big difference is Catelyn that is (or was) a good person who cherishes her family and has no greater ambition beyond them, Cersei on the other hand is power-hungry, and despite loving her children she still sees them as means to end becoming quite the EvilQueen in the process. [[spoiler: Subverted when Catelyn becomes Lady Stoneface whose arguably just as bad as Cersei or maybe even worse]].

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** Cersei Lanniser is the Evil Counterpart to Catelyn Stark (nee Tully) both are the proud MamaBear matriarch of their respective families who are prone to making rash decisions that often end in failure and are sometimes even cruel to their own loved ones. The big difference is Catelyn that is (or was) a good person who cherishes her family and has no greater ambition beyond them, Cersei on the other hand is power-hungry, and despite loving her children she still sees them as means to an end becoming quite the EvilQueen in the process. [[spoiler: Subverted when Catelyn becomes Lady Stoneface whose arguably just as bad as Cersei or maybe even worse]].

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** Gregor Clegane aka "The Mountain" is the Evil Counterpart to his younger brother Sandor Clegane aka "The Hound", both are imposing, heavily armored, {{BFS}} wielding [[BloodKnight Blood Knights]] with the latter being ''only person'' in Westeros who can match the former in strength. However, as cruel and embittered as Sandor is, he's still a damn sight more heroic than his AxCrazy woman raping, baby crushing older brother and displays multiple PetTheDog and PapaWolf moments to Sansa and Arya making him a KnightInSourArmor. [[spoiler: Bonus points they both seemly die at one point, though it's hinted they both might have survived (albeit one as an armoured zombie)]].
** Joffrey Baratheon was the Evil Counterpart to Robb Stark being the eldest of their siblings and are YoungAndInCharge after their fathers were killed (though Robert wasn't actually Joffrey's dad). The way the Robb and Joffrey handle the responsibility differs thanks to their upbringing, with Robb being noble and honour bound and even willingly to give his claim to North to his brother Jon whom he loves, Joffrey on the other hand was a mallcious RoyalBrat who excutes people out of pure sadism and is hated by his people while Robb was adored. [[spoiler: Both Joffrey and Robb were also assassinated at their respective weddings though while Robb broke his oath to the Freys out of chivalry to Jeyne, Joffrey was killed through a collaboration of the Tyrells and Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish]].
** Cersei Lanniser is the Evil Counterpart to Catelyn Stark (nee Tully) both are the proud MamaBear matriarch of their respective families who are prone to making rash decisions that often end in failure and are sometimes even cruel to their own loved ones. The big difference is Catelyn that is (or was) a good person who cherishes her family and has no greater ambition beyond them, Cersei on the other hand is power-hungry, and despite loving her children she still sees them as means to end becoming quite the EvilQueen in the process. [[spoiler: Subverted when Catelyn becomes Lady Stoneface whose arguably just as bad as Cersei or maybe even worse]].
*** Ironically Jamie becomes the GoodCounterpart to Cersei (his sister and lover), as while he shares similar arrogance and cruelty to her Jamie still has some goodness buried deep seen when he killed the Mad King to stop him massacring King's Landing with Wildfire and when he saved Brienne in ''A Storm of Swords''. Unlike Jamie, Cersei has never been humbled nor has she cared for anyone beyond her family.
*** Daenerys Targaryen is also a kinda Good Counterpart to Cersei as they're both exceptionally beautiful women who were placed in an ArrangedMarriage (Dany to Khal Drogo, Cersei to Robert Baratheon) against their wishes and went on to become rulers after their husbands died. But Daenerys in contrast to Cersei genuinely cares for innocent people becomes a "[[SlaveLiberation breaker of chains]]" while Cersei treats the smallfolk like dirt and they repay her in kind.
** The Mad King aka [[TheCaligula Aerys II Targaryen]] was the Evil Counterpart to his son [[TheWisePrince Rhaegar Targaryen]]. While Aerys was a much-hated monarch being tyrannical and sadistic burning people alive to please his own [[PyroManiac abhorrent fetish]] and grew insane and paranoid to conspiracies against him, Rhaegar despite being a Targaryen was a much-beloved prince for his compassion and intelligence, to point where he cared more about music and books than bloodshed and conquest. It's telling that while people still despise Aerys long after his death, Rhaegar is still fondly remembered among the Seven Kingdoms.
*** Viserys was also everything his older brother wasn't i.e cruel, vindictive and power hungry.


** Granny Weatherwax's sister Lily, in the novel ''Discworld/WitchesAbroad''. A somewhat ironic example, as Lily considers herself to be the good one, and Granny thinks of herself as an AntiVillain, being a prime example of GoodIsNotNice. It's played with a bit[[note]]What a shock.[[/note]] since the TheoryOfNarrativeCausality means that ''any'' magically inclined siblings on the Disc will eventually form a Good/Evil pair, and the reason Granny is mad at her sister is because she didn't ''want'' to be the Good one and was forced into the role when Lily ran away.
** [[EvilChancellor Lord Hong]] to Lord Vetinari in the novel ''Discworld/InterestingTimes''. Though the two never meet (and Vetinari ''may'' not even be aware of Hong's existence) the uncanny similarities of hyper competence, forward thinking, manipulation and the ability to wield power are made clear. Hong is a younger Vetinari with all the sense of duty channeled into personal ambition. Hong's mistake is that he thinks everyone is like the Agatean people; he doesn't know people and how to push their levers whilst Vetinari is a master of getting people to do what he wants them to do, even though they think they aren't.

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** Granny Weatherwax's sister Lily, in the novel ''Discworld/WitchesAbroad''.''Literature/WitchesAbroad''. A somewhat ironic example, as Lily considers herself to be the good one, and Granny thinks of herself as an AntiVillain, being a prime example of GoodIsNotNice. It's played with a bit[[note]]What a shock.[[/note]] since the TheoryOfNarrativeCausality means that ''any'' magically inclined siblings on the Disc will eventually form a Good/Evil pair, and the reason Granny is mad at her sister is because she didn't ''want'' to be the Good one and was forced into the role when Lily ran away.
** [[EvilChancellor Lord Hong]] to Lord Vetinari in the novel ''Discworld/InterestingTimes''.''Literature/InterestingTimes''. Though the two never meet (and Vetinari ''may'' not even be aware of Hong's existence) the uncanny similarities of hyper competence, forward thinking, manipulation and the ability to wield power are made clear. Hong is a younger Vetinari with all the sense of duty channeled into personal ambition. Hong's mistake is that he thinks everyone is like the Agatean people; he doesn't know people and how to push their levers whilst Vetinari is a master of getting people to do what he wants them to do, even though they think they aren't.



** Vimes and Carcer in ''Discworld/NightWatch'', to the point where the book itself notes that Carcer is an inverted version of Vimes. Both are extremely determined and driven men with similar cynical outlooks on the world, believing that law and order are essentially illusions, but whereas Vimes makes it his life's work to uphold those illusions Carcer does his best to shatter them. Vimes is Commander of the Watch, Carcer specializes in murdering coppers. When cast back in time, both manage to become sergeants and leaders of their respective sides through sheer audacity alone. It's implied that Carcer is what Vimes would have become, had Keel not taken him under his wing as a boy.
** ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' has the contrast between Moist von Lipwig, a {{deconstruction}} of the GentlemanThief (who proves he has a heart), and ManipulativeBastard ConMan Reacher Gilt. Part of Moist's motivation is to prove that he is different than Gilt, in [[DefiedTrope defiance]] of NotSoDifferent.
** ''Discworld/ReaperMan'' has the New Death in contrast with Death/Bill Door. The New Death takes pleasure in taking lives, while Death [[DontFearTheReaper feels compassion for humanity]].

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** Vimes and Carcer in ''Discworld/NightWatch'', ''Literature/NightWatchDiscworld'', to the point where the book itself notes that Carcer is an inverted version of Vimes. Both are extremely determined and driven men with similar cynical outlooks on the world, believing that law and order are essentially illusions, but whereas Vimes makes it his life's work to uphold those illusions Carcer does his best to shatter them. Vimes is Commander of the Watch, Carcer specializes in murdering coppers. When cast back in time, both manage to become sergeants and leaders of their respective sides through sheer audacity alone. It's implied that Carcer is what Vimes would have become, had Keel not taken him under his wing as a boy.
** ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' ''Literature/GoingPostal'' has the contrast between Moist von Lipwig, a {{deconstruction}} of the GentlemanThief (who proves he has a heart), and ManipulativeBastard ConMan Reacher Gilt. Part of Moist's motivation is to prove that he is different than Gilt, in [[DefiedTrope defiance]] of NotSoDifferent.
** ''Discworld/ReaperMan'' ''Literature/ReaperMan'' has the New Death in contrast with Death/Bill Door. The New Death takes pleasure in taking lives, while Death [[DontFearTheReaper feels compassion for humanity]].

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* In the climax of ''Literature/TheMagicians'', it soon becomes clear that [[HumanoidAbomination the Beast]] AKA [[spoiler: Martin Chatwin]] is actually this to [[SupportingProtagonist Quentin Coldwater]]: both are talented magicians, both used [[MagicLand Fillory]] - either the real place or the book series based on it - as an escape from the miseries of life in the real world, both ended up unintentionally making the lives of their family and friends miserable while pursuing their obsessions. and both are capable of acts of shocking childishness. In other words, the Beast is what could happen if Quentin were to cross the line from ManChild to PsychopathicManchild.


** In ''Literature/FromRussiaWithLove'', Red Grant is this to Bond, but serving the USSR instead of Britain. Like Bond, Grant is an elite government-sponsored assassin and a crack shot, as well as an excellent hand-to-hand fighter and enjoys consuming alcohol regularly. The key difference is that while Bond serves MI6 as both a field agent and assassin, Grant serves SMERSH as not only an assassin, but as a prison executioner. Bond also dislikes killing and often tries to forget the deaths he has caused, but Grant is a sadist who revels in death. While Bond is a womanizer, Grant pays no attention to them unless he has to kill them later. Bond also tries to avoid killing in cold blood, but Grant was a SerialKiller during his teenage years.

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** In ''Literature/FromRussiaWithLove'', Red Grant is this to Bond, but serving the USSR instead of Britain. Like Bond, Grant is an elite government-sponsored assassin and a crack shot, as well as an excellent hand-to-hand fighter and enjoys consuming alcohol regularly. The key difference is that while Bond serves MI6 [=MI6=] as both a field agent and assassin, Grant serves SMERSH as not only an assassin, but as a prison executioner. Bond also dislikes killing and often tries to forget the deaths he has caused, but Grant is a sadist who revels in death. While Bond is a womanizer, Grant pays no attention to them unless he has to kill them later. Bond also tries to avoid killing in cold blood, but Grant was a SerialKiller during his teenage years.

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* ''Literature/TheHauntingOfDrearcliffGrangeSchool'':
** Protagonist Amy is a telekinetic student at the eponymous SuperheroSchool. During a conflict with the school's opposite number, an AcademyOfEvil called Draycott's House of Reform, she has an encounter with a Draycott's student who has similar telekinetic abilities but manifests them in different and more violent ways.
** Near the end of the book it's mentioned that Drearcliff alumna and current superhero Ghost Lantern Girl, whose lantern bestows on her the combined knowledge and abilities of all its previous wielders, has a recurring adversary whose power comes from a cursed artifact that also bestows the abilities of its previous users but in a way that's less symbiotic and more parasitic.


** A mild one, but Firestar and Needletail (who is more antagonistic than villainous). Both learn of Clan traditions and disagree with some of them. But Firestar ultimately respects these traditions (even if he disagrees with parts of the warrior code and tries something different) and works hard to become a loyal [=ThunderClan=] warrior, while Needletail scoffs at the traditions and helps Darktail and his Kin take over [=ShadowClan=] (her birth Clan) by force and overthrow Rowanstar.

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** A mild one, but Firestar and Needletail (who is more antagonistic than villainous). Both learn of Clan traditions and disagree with some of them. But Firestar ultimately respects these traditions (even if he disagrees with parts of the warrior code and tries something different) and works hard to become a loyal [=ThunderClan=] warrior, while Needletail warrior and eventual leader of [=ThunderClan=], the Clan that had taken him in; Needletail, however, scoffs at the traditions and helps Darktail and his Kin take over [=ShadowClan=] (her birth Clan) by force and overthrow Rowanstar.

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