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* InspirationalInsult

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* InspirationalInsultInspirationalInsult: A character gets inspiration from the insults hurled at them.

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* PepTalkSong: A song meant to increase the characters' confidence.

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* BetaTestBaddie: A character is driven by an inferiority complex.

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** NotSoWellIntentionedExtremist: Their goals (or what they tell themselves and others about the goals) sound high-minded, but the actual motive isn't very noble at all.


* CareerBuildingBlunder: When an early mistake provides the motivation for a character

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* CareerBuildingBlunder: When an early mistake provides the motivation for a character character's motivation.


* FreudianExcuse: Something in a villain's past causes them to act the way they do, often [[AbusiveParents parental abuse]].

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* FreudianExcuse: Something in a villain's past causes them to act the way they do, often for example [[AbusiveParents parental abuse]].abuse]].
** FreudianExcuseIsNoExcuse: Terrible childhood or not, it still doesn't justify their crimes.

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* MotivationalKiss: A character (usually male) becomes more confident and self-determined after recieving a kiss from a LoveInterest.
* MotivationalLie: A character is motivated into doing something they were initially reluctant to do after being lied to about it.


* InHarmsWay: Characters want excitement and danger in their lives.
* InspirationalInsult



* ItAmusedMe: A character who acts purely for their own entertainment.
* ItIsBeyondSaving: A character or group of characters wants a society destroyed and/or abandoned under the impression that it is beyond saving.
* ItsPersonal: A character does something for a personal reason.


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* InHarmsWay: Characters want excitement and danger in their lives.
* InspirationalInsult
* ItAmusedMe: A character who acts purely for their own entertainment.
* ItIsBeyondSaving: A character or group of characters wants a society destroyed and/or abandoned under the impression that it is beyond saving.
* ItsPersonal: A character does something for a personal reason.

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* ThePowerOfApathy: The character's ''lack'' of motivation saves the day.


* FreudianExcuse: Something in a villain's past causes them to act the way they do, often parental abuse.

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* FreudianExcuse: Something in a villain's past causes them to act the way they do, often [[AbusiveParents parental abuse.abuse]].


* DespotismJustifiesTheMeans: Bad guys who want only power and will do anything to achieve it

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* DespotismJustifiesTheMeans: Bad guys who want only power and will do anything to achieve it it.


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* HealthcareMotivation: A character desperately needs money to pay for medical treatment.


* ForScience: A character wants to make scientific discoveries with no real practical purposes.

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* ForScience: A character wants to make scientific discoveries with discoveries, even if they have no real practical purposes.



* MissionCreep: The mission you signed up for, you are going to have to do a lot of grinding, sidetracking and unrelated tasks to achieve it, risking compromise and failure.

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* MissionCreep: The mission you signed up for, you are going to have to do a lot of grinding, sidetracking sidetracking, and unrelated tasks to achieve it, risking compromise and failure.

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* SamaritanSyndrome: A character feels guilt over the people they could save, but don't.

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* MissionCreep: The mission you signed up for, you are going to have to do a lot of grinding, sidetracking and unrelated tasks to achieve it, risking compromise and failure.

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