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* '''Lampshaded''': ???"Is Evulz seriously trying to make all of his subjects suffer just for the sake of it?"

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** Evulz is an alien and he plans to [[AliensAreBastards enslave the humans]], and fear is the best way for him to control his slaves.

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'''Basic Trope''': A character aims to create a {{Dystopia}}.
* '''Straight''': Emperor Evulz seeks to turn the world into a dystopian empire where people are forced to live in poverty and fear.
* '''Exaggerated''': Evulz wants to turn the universe into a literal hell where everyone, including Evulz himself, exists solely to suffer unimaginable torment for all eternity.
* '''Downplayed''':
** DespotismJustifiesTheMeans
** Evulz enjoys tormenting his subjects, but is careful not to push it too far for fear of sparkling a rebelion.
* '''Justified''':
** Evulz is MadeOfEvil and sustains himself by other people's suffering.
** Evulz believes that every society should seek to maximize order, so he aims to create a state in which freedom is essentially non-existent.
** Evulz was raised on BadIsGoodAndGoodIsBad and believes a dystopia to be the most moral type of society.
* '''Inverted''': UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans
* '''Subverted''': Evulz' plan to create a dystopia was really just a lie he designed in order to [[ZeroApprovalGambit unite the world against his empire.]]
* '''Double Subverted''': ...because he knows that his enemies [[TheRevolutionWillNotBeCivilised will eventually become tyrants themselves]] and create a dystopia on their own.
* '''Parodied''': Evulz runs for president and promises to turn the country into a dystopian nightmare if he is elected. Most people vote for him because they consider him the least terrible candidate.
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* '''Averted''': Evulz only wants to further his self-interest. He doesn't care if the world is a dystopia, utopia or anything in-between.
* '''Enforced''': "We want to show totalitarianism in our story, but we cannot portray it as well-meaning in any way. Let's just make the ruler as evil as possible."
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