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* TheresNoKillLikeOverkill: Neo loves to do this. [[spoiler: Kincaidís death was an example of this.]]

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* %%* TheresNoKillLikeOverkill: Neo loves to do this. [[spoiler: Kincaidís death was an example of this.]]

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* StealthPun: Roman calling a [[LittleBitBeastly Faunus man]] with donkey ears a jackass.


* BreatherEpisode: After ''Fanfic/TheBlackHearts'' and the other stories having some {{Dark and Troubled Past}}s, the fact that this has more humor and less tragedy [[spoiler: and the only definitive victory for a protagonist]] makes it a refreshing change of pace.



* ElectricTorture: [[spoiler: What Kincaid does to Chloe. She soaks her in water and puts her bare feet in a tub of water with a crystal of lightning Dust.]]

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* ElectricTorture: [[spoiler: What Kincaid does to Chloe. She soaks her in water and puts her bare feet in a tub of water with a crystal of lightning Lightning Dust.]]


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* {{Gayngster}}: Kincaid is an unapologetically bisexual mob boss who was even [[EstablishingCharacterMoment introduced]] flirting with a girl in her office.


* [[KickTheSonOfABitch Kick the Bitch]]: [[spoiler: With how horrible Kincaid was, itís hard to feel bad about her dying.]]


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* KickTheSonOfABitch: [[spoiler: With how horrible Kincaid was, itís hard to feel bad about her dying.]]


* DesignatedGirlFight: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in the climax. [[spoiler: Kincaid fights Neo and Dwight fights Roman. However, Neo and Kincaid are the best fighters in the story. They are on each other's level as far as combat goes. Neo would absolutely destroy Dwight and Kincaid would be able to beat Roman in a fight.]]

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* DesignatedGirlFight: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in the climax. [[spoiler: Kincaid fights Neo and Dwight fights Roman. However, Neo and Kincaid are the best fighters in the story. They are on each other's level as far as combat goes. Neo would absolutely destroy Dwight and Kincaid would be able to beat Roman in a fight. This setup is the only way in which things would be fair.]]



'''Kincaid:''' Pssh. Iím not that old.

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'''Kincaid:''' Pssh. Iím not that ''that'' old.



* {{Narcissist}}: Roman was written with narcissistic personality disorder in mind and it shows.

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Roman was written with narcissistic personality disorder in mind and it shows.



* ShoutOut: The writer mentions a ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'' shout-out in Chapter 3. For people who know the series well enough, it will be rather obvious.

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The writer mentions a ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'' shout-out in Chapter 3. For people who know the series well enough, it will be rather obvious.

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* IgnoreTheFanservice: Roman repeatedly declines Kincaid's attempts to sleep with him.

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* DesignatedGirlFight: [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in the climax. [[spoiler: Kincaid fights Neo and Dwight fights Roman. However, Neo and Kincaid are the best fighters in the story. They are on each other's level as far as combat goes. Neo would absolutely destroy Dwight and Kincaid would be able to beat Roman in a fight.]]

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* PetTheDog: Roman offers Dwight 150 million Lien when the latter decides to quit since he has stuck by him all those years. Considering how [[LackOfEmpathy apathetic]] he has been to anyone who isnít Neo and his [[ItsAllAboutMe self-centered tendencies]] otherwise, this is quite the grand gesture. [[spoiler:Dwight, however, does not see it the same way. He sees it more as a pity hand-out since Dwight helped Roman build ''his'' criminal empire.]]


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** Romanís wife on the other hand (maiden name [[VideoGame/LifeIsStrange Chloe Price]]) [[AvertedTrope was not a shout-out]]. The [[NamesTheSame identical name]] was accidental on the writerís part.


''[[https://archiveofourown.org/works/13280643/chapters/30389916 Romanís Empire]]'' is a ''{{WebAnimation/RWBY}}'' FanFic by [[http://archiveofourown.org/users/Snarky_SilverHaired_Sociopath/pseuds/Snarky_SliverHaired_Sociopath Snarky_SilverHaired_Sociopath]]. It tells of Romanís rise in the criminal underworld and how he made a name for himself in organized crime, along with his eventual rivalry with his old mob boss, Violet Kincaid.

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''[[https://archiveofourown.org/works/13280643/chapters/30389916 Romanís org/works/13334934/chapters/30525801 Roman's Empire]]'' is a ''{{WebAnimation/RWBY}}'' FanFic by [[http://archiveofourown.org/users/Snarky_SilverHaired_Sociopath/pseuds/Snarky_SliverHaired_Sociopath Snarky_SilverHaired_Sociopath]]. It tells of Romanís rise in the criminal underworld and how he made a name for himself in organized crime, along with his eventual rivalry with his old mob boss, Violet Kincaid.


* BigBad: Violet Kincaid, Romanís old mob boss.

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* BigBad: Violet Kincaid, Romanís old mob boss. Roman may be [[VillainProtagonist bad]], but Kincaid is ''[[EvilerThanThou worse]]''.



-->Kincaid: Oh, come on now, Roman. Youíre gonna go breaking my heart.\\
Roman: Youíd need a heart to break first, you old pervert.\\
Kincaid: Pssh. Iím not that old.

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-->Kincaid: -->'''Kincaid:''' Oh, come on now, Roman. Youíre gonna go breaking my heart.\\
Roman: '''Roman:''' Youíd need a heart to break first, you old pervert.\\
Kincaid: '''Kincaid:''' Pssh. Iím not that old.



* LighterAndSofter: As much as you can for a story about organized crime. However, compared to the outright tragedies in [[FanFic/MyNameIsCinder the]] [[FanFic/AnEmeraldUnearthed other]] [[FanFic/TheBlackHearts fics]], this one is a less depressing change of pace.

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* LighterAndSofter: As much as you can for a story about organized crime. It still has some dark and gruesome moments. However, compared to the outright tragedies in [[FanFic/MyNameIsCinder the]] [[FanFic/AnEmeraldUnearthed other]] [[FanFic/TheBlackHearts fics]], the [[Fanfic/MyNameIsCinder preceding]] [[Fanfic/AnEmeraldUnearthed stories]] (especially [[Fanfic/TheBlackHearts the last one]]), this one is a less depressing change of pace.pace. There are more moments of humor and wit in this fic and even at its most serious, there will still be something you can genuinely enjoy. [[spoiler: And this story features [[BittersweetEnding the closest thing to a happy ending]] for any of the solo stories.]]


* GenderMisdirection: In the first chapter, Kincaid isnít revealed to be a woman until the very last paragraph. Roman finally uses a pronoun that confirms her gender. Up to that point, youíd be forgiven for thinking that Kincaid was male. Even after that, her gender is obscured until she is formally introduced. Itís CommonKnowledge InUniverse, but it takes a while for the readers to get in on this tidbit of information.

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* GenderMisdirection: In the first chapter, Kincaid isnít revealed to be a woman until the very last paragraph.paragraph of the opening scene. Roman finally uses a pronoun that confirms her gender. Up to that point, youíd be forgiven for thinking that Kincaid was male. Even after that, her gender is still obscured until she is formally introduced. Itís CommonKnowledge InUniverse, but it takes a while for the readers to get in on this tidbit of information.


It is the fourth in the series ''FanFic/TheMakingsOfTeamCRME'' after ''FanFic/TheBlackHearts''.

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It is the fourth in the series ''FanFic/TheMakingsOfTeamCRME'' after ''FanFic/TheBlackHearts''. The next one in the series is ''{{FanFic/CRME}}''.


''[[https://archiveofourown.org/works/13280643/chapters/30389916 Romanís Empire]]'' is a ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' FanFic by [[http://archiveofourown.org/users/Snarky_SilverHaired_Sociopath/pseuds/Snarky_SliverHaired_Sociopath Snarky_SilverHaired_Sociopath]]. It tells of Romanís rise in the criminal underworld and how he made a name for himself in organized crime, along with his eventual rivalry with his old mob boss, Violet Kincaid.

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''[[https://archiveofourown.org/works/13280643/chapters/30389916 Romanís Empire]]'' is a ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' ''{{WebAnimation/RWBY}}'' FanFic by [[http://archiveofourown.org/users/Snarky_SilverHaired_Sociopath/pseuds/Snarky_SliverHaired_Sociopath Snarky_SilverHaired_Sociopath]]. It tells of Romanís rise in the criminal underworld and how he made a name for himself in organized crime, along with his eventual rivalry with his old mob boss, Violet Kincaid.


''[[https://archiveofourown.org/works/13280643/chapters/30389916 Romanís Empire]]'' is a ''{{WebAnimation/RWBY}}'' FanFic by [[http://archiveofourown.org/users/Snarky_SilverHaired_Sociopath/pseuds/Snarky_SliverHaired_Sociopath Snarky_SilverHaired_Sociopath]]. It tells of Romanís rise in the criminal underworld and how he made a name for himself in organized crime, how he came to meet [[TheDragon Neopolitan]], and his eventual rivalry with his old mob boss, [[BigBad Violet Kincaid]].

It is the fourth in the series ''FanFic/TheMakingsOfTeamCRME'' after ''FanFic/TheBlackHearts''. The next story in the series is ''{{FanFic/CRME}}''.

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''[[https://archiveofourown.org/works/13280643/chapters/30389916 Romanís Empire]]'' is a ''{{WebAnimation/RWBY}}'' ''WebAnimation/RWBY'' FanFic by [[http://archiveofourown.org/users/Snarky_SilverHaired_Sociopath/pseuds/Snarky_SliverHaired_Sociopath Snarky_SilverHaired_Sociopath]]. It tells of Romanís rise in the criminal underworld and how he made a name for himself in organized crime, how he came to meet [[TheDragon Neopolitan]], and along with his eventual rivalry with his old mob boss, [[BigBad Violet Kincaid]].

Kincaid.
It is the fourth in the series ''FanFic/TheMakingsOfTeamCRME'' after ''FanFic/TheBlackHearts''. The next story in the series is ''{{FanFic/CRME}}''.\n






* BigBad: Violet Kincaid, Romanís old mob boss. Roman may be [[VillainProtagonist bad]], but Kincaid is [[EvilerThanThou worse]].

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* BigBad: Violet Kincaid, Romanís old mob boss. Roman may be [[VillainProtagonist bad]], but boss.
* BiTheWay:
Kincaid is [[EvilerThanThou worse]].seen openly flirting with men and women. Sheíll usually have some attractive people around her that are implied to be sexual partners or potential sexual partners.
* BittersweetEnding: [[spoiler: Roman defeats Kincaid and finally becomes the head of organized crime just like he wanted, but he and Neo end up getting arrested while he allows it to happen.]]
* BuxomIsBetter: Kincaidís preference in her ladies. She is also an example since sheís pretty busty herself.
* ConditionedToAcceptHorror: Roman thinks nothing of Kincaidís threat to kill Reedís family just to make a point. Chloe is also very familiar with what Romanís job entails.
* ContinuityNod: Kincaid mentions that theyíve been stealing Dust from the Schnee Dust Company. Even lampshading Jacquesí more unethical practices.
* CuteMute: Chloe loves how adorable Neo is. Even Kincaid notes that sheís cute.
* DamnItFeelsGoodToBeAGangster: For Roman and Kincaid, the mob life is pretty sweet. [[spoiler: At least when theyíre not trying to screw each other over in the third act.]]



** Even in her fifties, Kincaid can still put up a fight.

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** Even in her fifties, sixties, Kincaid can still put up a fight.



* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Roman shows genuine protectiveness over Neo. Despite his otherwise sociopathic nature, he does care about her. And the feeling is mutual.

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* DirtyOldWoman: Kincaid is in her [[DownplayedTrope late fifties]] in her first appearance and is in her sixties after the TimeSkip. She is also unapologetically sexual since she flirts with attractive men and women and actively tries to sleep with Roman (a man who is about [[MrsRobinson thirty years younger than her]]).
* DirtyCoward: Brick Cordovan traffics black-market Dust behind Kincaidís back for months. The moment Roman and Dwight show up on her behalf, heís scared shitless and begging for forgiveness as she tortures him.
* TheDragon: Roman worked as Kincaidís enforcer [[CoDragons along with Dwight]]. Later, he gets his own in Neo.
* DroppedABridgeOnHim:
** [[spoiler: Chloeís death comes out of nowhere and just after Dwight negotiated with Kincaid to keep her alive.]]
** [[spoiler: Dwight also dies in a rather abrupt manner.]]
* ElectricTorture: [[spoiler: What Kincaid does to Chloe. She soaks her in water and puts her bare feet in a tub of water with a crystal of lightning Dust.]]
* EnemyMine: [[spoiler: Dwight really doesnít want to work with Kincaid again, but they both think Roman needs to be taken down a peg.]]
* EtTuBrute: [[spoiler: Dwight ends up betraying Roman when he starts going too far.]]
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: We see Kincaid flirting with a girl in her office and then going to flirt with Roman. Shortly after, she takes Roman and Dwight down to torture Cordovan.
* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Roman shows genuine protectiveness over Neo. Despite his otherwise sociopathic nature, he does care about her. And the feeling is mutual. [[spoiler: Heís angered when Kincaid threatens to take her for herself and then [[FingerInTheMail mutilate her]] just to punish Roman.]]
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Dwight is appropriately horrified when he realizes that Kincaid is really going to kill Reedís family. Equally so when Roman suggests the same for the new police commissioner. Itís one reason he leaves Romanís organization.
* EvilerThanThou: Roman notes that no matter how bad he may be, Kincaid is still much worse. He tells this to Dwight [[spoiler: when he sides with her against Roman]].
* EvilOldFolks: In the present day, Kincaid is in her sixties. Itís downplayed in the beginning since sheís still in her fifties.
* EvilRedhead: Roman obviously, but Kincaid has red hair as well.



* FantasticRacism: Roman holds some less-than-positive feelings about many of the Faunus working for him.



* FirstNameBasis: Roman gets these privileges with Kincaid. Even calling her ďViĒ.
* FlippingTheBird: Roman does this to Dwight after implying that he should be thankful Kincaid is hitting on her.
* GenderMisdirection: In the first chapter, Kincaid isnít revealed to be a woman until the very last paragraph. Roman finally uses a pronoun that confirms her gender. Up to that point, youíd be forgiven for thinking that Kincaid was male. Even after that, her gender is obscured until she is formally introduced. Itís CommonKnowledge InUniverse, but it takes a while for the readers to get in on this tidbit of information.
* GracefulLoser: [[spoiler: Roman simply accepts being arrested in the end because he knows heíll make it out of there.]]



-->'''Kincaid:''' Oh, come on now, Roman. Youíre gonna go breaking my heart.\\
'''Roman:''' Youíd need a heart to break first, you old pervert.\\
'''Kincaid:''' Pssh. Iím not ''that'' old.
* LighterAndSofter: As much as you can for a story about organized crime. However, compared to the outright tragedies in [[FanFic/MyNameIsCinder the]] [[FanFic/AnEmeraldUnearthed other]] [[FanFic/TheBlackHearts fics]] (''especially'' the one preceding it), this one is a less depressing change of pace. There is also a lot more humor compared to the other fics.
* MsFanservice: Kincaid is a very sexual person and is noted to be quite attractive. Sheíll often be wearing dresses or outfits that emphasize [[BuxomIsBetter her cleavage]] and loves showing off her good looks.

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-->'''Kincaid:''' -->Kincaid: Oh, come on now, Roman. Youíre gonna go breaking my heart.\\
'''Roman:''' Roman: Youíd need a heart to break first, you old pervert.\\
'''Kincaid:''' Kincaid: Pssh. Iím not ''that'' that old.
* [[KickTheSonOfABitch Kick the Bitch]]: [[spoiler: With how horrible Kincaid was, itís hard to feel bad about her dying.]]
* KickTheDog: [[spoiler: Kincaid kills Chloe when she realizes that all of Romanís records were in a safe. Eliminating the need for her to be alive.]]
* LeaningOnTheFourthWall: In Chapter 3, Roman mentions that it has been a while since he has talked to us after the TimeSkip. In real life, the writer took almost three weeks off from this story to take care of stuff in their personal life and work on other stories before the chapter was uploaded. Before this, the series was usually updated pretty quickly.
* LighterAndSofter: As much as you can for a story about organized crime. However, compared to the outright tragedies in [[FanFic/MyNameIsCinder the]] [[FanFic/AnEmeraldUnearthed other]] [[FanFic/TheBlackHearts fics]] (''especially'' the one preceding it), fics]], this one is a less depressing change of pace. There is pace.
* LoveIsAWeakness: Kincaid firmly believes in this, and itís a lesson that Roman took to heart. Despite this, he does grow to be attached to Neo [[spoiler: and Kincaid attempts to use this against him]].
* LovesTheSoundOfScreaming: Roman expresses a fondness for it. Kincaid
also notes how much she likes hearing adults scream. ([[WouldHurtAChild Children]] get annoying after a lot more humor compared to while.)
* MeaningfulName: As Roman notes, [[PurpleIsPowerful purple is
the other fics.
color of royalty]] and it is often referred to as ďviolet.Ē
* MoreDeadlyThanTheMale: The two most powerful characters in the fic are Kincaid and Neo. Both of them are the best fighters and are universally feared. And Kincaid is the prevailing mob boss in Vale. [[spoiler: She is only taken down by Neo.]]
* MrsRobinson: Kincaid is a shameless pervert and frequently goes after partners that are at least twenty years younger than her. She regularly attempts to sleep with roman who is about thirty years younger.
* MsFanservice: Kincaid is a very sexual person and is noted to be quite attractive. Sheíll often be wearing dresses or outfits that emphasize [[BuxomIsBetter her cleavage]] cleavage and loves showing off her good looks.looks.
* MurderIsTheBestSolution: Neo, being as AxCrazy as she is, always responds by suggesting violence whenever Roman has a problem. Sheís actually disappointed when Roman says she doesnít need to kill anyone.



* NotInTheFace: Kincaid says she doesnít want anyone messing up Romanís ďpretty face.Ē [[spoiler: The biggest sign of her VillainousBreakdown is her hitting him directly in the face.]]
* TheNotLoveInterest: Roman makes it very clear that he and Neo arenít involved in that way. Especially since he was married.
* OffscreenVillainy: Kincaid states that she will murder (and possibly torture) Reedís wife and two daughters. We donít get intimate details of the act firsthand, but it is confirmed by Roman in the next chapter.
* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: [[spoiler: The biggest sign that Kincaid has lost it is when she straight up hits Roman in the face. [[NotInTheFace Something she tried to avoid beforehand.]]]]
* PintSizedPowerhouse: Neo makes an appearance in this fic and she is just as dangerous as ever.
* PragmaticVillainy: Kincaid holds the parties to keep the underbosses sated and give them a chance to settle things peacefully. As much as she likes using violence, civil persuasion is also a useful tool. [[spoiler: Itís the reason why she doesnít approve of Roman approach of crushing everyone in his path while using Neo as intimidation.]]
* PrecisionFStrike: Roman drops one in Chapter 3. And Neo [[TheVoiceless signs one]] in Chapter 6.
* PrettyBoy: Kincaid thinks Roman is one and wonít hesitate to point it out to him.
* {{Sadist}}: Kincaid loves to cause pain.
* ShoutOut: The writer mentions a ''Machinima/RedVsBlue'' shout-out in Chapter 3. For people who know the series well enough, it will be rather obvious.
* SleepingWithTheBoss: Kincaid tries her hardest to make it happen with Roman. [[DefiedTrope He isnít interested.]]
* SmallNameBigEgo: Roman in his early days. Even when he was still an enforcer, he had a seriously inflated ego.



* TheresNoKillLikeOverkill: Neo loves to do this. [[spoiler: Kincaidís death was an example of this.]]



* TortureTechnician: One of Kincaidís pass-times is torturing people. She even uses a curling iron to do so.
* TrophyWife: Roman initially wanted to marry Chloe to have a queen for his empire. She later subverts this by becoming his financial manager.
* VillainousBreakdown: [[spoiler: Kincaid goes through a massive one once Roman and Neo escape.]]



* WorldOfSnark: In this mob story, thereís plenty of snark to go around.

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* TheVoiceless: Neo does not speak verbally, so she uses sign language.
* WorldOfSnark: In this mob story, thereís plenty of snark to go around.around.
* WouldHurtAChild: Kincaid casually mentions that she has killed a lot of children to get to other people. She does this as a show of power when Reed tries to defy her.
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->''Okay. So, hereís the deal. My name is Roman Torchwick. Youíll wanna remember that name because someday, Iím gonna be somebody in this world. You can bet on that.''

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