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* Illumi Zoldyck from ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' is very [[DissonantSerenity serene]] and [[TheStoic rarely emotes at all]], but he's just as (if not ''more'') sadistic as [[MonsterClown Hisoka]].

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* Illumi Zoldyck from ''Manga/HunterXHunter'' is very [[DissonantSerenity serene]] and [[TheStoic rarely emotes at all]], but he's just as (if not ''more'') sadistic as [[MonsterClown Hisoka]]. Chrollo Lucifer is the same way.


* In the ''Literature/{{Temeraire}}'' fanfic ''Fanfic/BlackWingsBlackSails'', the "Gentleman Pirate" William Laurence speaks in a perpetual cool tone, with the gentleman's accent he was raised with. He raises his voice exactly once: to call out to his former dragon.

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* In the ''Literature/{{Temeraire}}'' ''Temeraire'' fanfic ''Fanfic/BlackWingsBlackSails'', the "Gentleman Pirate" William Laurence speaks in a perpetual cool tone, with the gentleman's accent he was raised with. He raises his voice exactly once: to call out to his former dragon.


* In the ''Literature/{{Temeraire}}'' fanfic ''Fanfic/BlackWingsBlackSails'', Laurence speaks in a perpetual cool tone, with the gentleman's accent he was raised with. He raises his voice exactly once: to call out to his former dragon.

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* In the ''Literature/{{Temeraire}}'' fanfic ''Fanfic/BlackWingsBlackSails'', the "Gentleman Pirate" William Laurence speaks in a perpetual cool tone, with the gentleman's accent he was raised with. He raises his voice exactly once: to call out to his former dragon.

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* In the ''Literature/{{Temeraire}}'' fanfic ''Fanfic/BlackWingsBlackSails'', Laurence speaks in a perpetual cool tone, with the gentleman's accent he was raised with. He raises his voice exactly once: to call out to his former dragon.

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** Euron speaks in a surprisingly emaciated tone when outside of the battlefield, but he remains just as sadistic.


Of course, this can possibly also go in the opposite direction, with the villain's gentle voice [[ObviouslyEvil highlighting]] his willingness to commit atrocities [[ForTheEvulz out of spite]], his [[CardCarryingVillain total lack of shame towards his actions]], his [[ButForMeItWasTuesday casual disregard]] for human decency, or even his [[VillainousValour refusal to back down]].

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Of course, this can possibly also go in quite the opposite direction, with the villain's gentle voice [[ObviouslyEvil highlighting]] his willingness to commit atrocities [[ForTheEvulz out of sheer spite]], his [[CardCarryingVillain total lack of shame towards his actions]], his [[ButForMeItWasTuesday casual disregard]] for human decency, or even his [[VillainousValour refusal to back down]].
down when confronted]].


Of course, this can possibly also go in the opposite direction, with the villain's gentle voice [[ObviouslyEvil highlighting]] his willingness to commit atrocities [[ForTheEvulz out of spite]], his [[CardCarryingVillain total lack of shame towards his actions]], and his [[ButForMeItWasTuesday casual disregard]] for human decency.

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Of course, this can possibly also go in the opposite direction, with the villain's gentle voice [[ObviouslyEvil highlighting]] his willingness to commit atrocities [[ForTheEvulz out of spite]], his [[CardCarryingVillain total lack of shame towards his actions]], and his [[ButForMeItWasTuesday casual disregard]] for human decency.
decency, or even his [[VillainousValour refusal to back down]].


Of course, this can possibly also go in the opposite direction, with the villain's gentle voice [[ObviouslyEvil highlighting]] their willingness to commit atrocities [[ForTheEvulz out of spite]], his [[CardCarryingVillain total lack of shame towards their actions]], and his [[ButForMeItWasTuesday casual disregard]] for human decency.

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Of course, this can possibly also go in the opposite direction, with the villain's gentle voice [[ObviouslyEvil highlighting]] their his willingness to commit atrocities [[ForTheEvulz out of spite]], his [[CardCarryingVillain total lack of shame towards their his actions]], and his [[ButForMeItWasTuesday casual disregard]] for human decency.


Of course, this can possibly also go in the opposite direction, with the villain's gentle voice [[ObviouslyEvil highlighting]] their willingness to commit atrocities [[ForTheEvulz out of spite]], their [[CardCarryingVillain total lack of shame towards their actions]], and their [[ButForMeItWasTuesday casual disregard]] for human decency.

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Of course, this can possibly also go in the opposite direction, with the villain's gentle voice [[ObviouslyEvil highlighting]] their willingness to commit atrocities [[ForTheEvulz out of spite]], their his [[CardCarryingVillain total lack of shame towards their actions]], and their his [[ButForMeItWasTuesday casual disregard]] for human decency.


Of course, this can also go in the opposite direction, with the villain's gentle voice [[ObviouslyEvil highlighting]] their willingness to commit atrocities [[ForTheEvulz out of spite]], and their [[ButForMeItWasTuesday casual disregard]] for human decency.

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Of course, this can possibly also go in the opposite direction, with the villain's gentle voice [[ObviouslyEvil highlighting]] their willingness to commit atrocities [[ForTheEvulz out of spite]], their [[CardCarryingVillain total lack of shame towards their actions]], and their [[ButForMeItWasTuesday casual disregard]] for human decency.


Of course, this can also go in the opposite direction, with the villain's gentle voice [[ObviouslyEvil highlighting their willingness to commit atrocities]], and their [[ButForMeItWasTuesday casual disregard]] for human decency.

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Of course, this can also go in the opposite direction, with the villain's gentle voice [[ObviouslyEvil highlighting highlighting]] their willingness to commit atrocities]], atrocities [[ForTheEvulz out of spite]], and their [[ButForMeItWasTuesday casual disregard]] for human decency.


Of course, this can also go in the opposite direction, with the villain's gentle voice [[ObviouslyEvil highlighting their willingness to commit atrocities]], and their [[ButForMeItWasTuesday casual disregard]] for human decency.



* [[BigBad Hans Gruber]], from ''Film/DieHard'', speaks with an even tone of voice for the majority of his screentime, whether he is threatening to kill a hostage, or issuing orders.

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* [[BigBad Hans Gruber]], from ''Film/DieHard'', speaks with an a smooth, even tone of voice for the majority of his screentime, whether he is threatening to kill a hostage, intimidating the hostages, or issuing orders.orders to his thugs. [[spoiler: Hans' manner of speaking actually highlights his casual willingness to sacrifice the lives of his hostages for his own personal gain.]]


* Griffith from ''Manga/{{Berserk}}''.


* Hans Gruber from ''Film/DieHard''.

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* [[BigBad Hans Gruber Gruber]], from ''Film/DieHard''.''Film/DieHard'', speaks with an even tone of voice for the majority of his screentime, whether he is threatening to kill a hostage, or issuing orders.


* ''Film/TheThiefOfBagdad'' has Jaffar, an EvilVizier and EvilSorcerer who raises his voice once, in order to cast a spell at sea. It sort of gets rid of the common "who would trust ''that'' guy" FridgeLogic about more ObviouslyEvil viziers: he sounds extremely trustworthy. Too bad he isn't.

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* ''Film/TheThiefOfBagdad'' ''Film/TheThiefOfBagdad1940'' has Jaffar, an EvilVizier and EvilSorcerer who raises his voice once, in order to cast a spell at sea. It sort of gets rid of the common "who would trust ''that'' guy" FridgeLogic about more ObviouslyEvil viziers: he sounds extremely trustworthy. Too bad he isn't.

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