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** Pike dies, and everyone becomes even ''more'' devoted to their cause in his memory.


** [[CLoudCuckoolander Jeff]] accidentally destroys a [[PowerGlows light sword]], needed to fight the [[LivingShadow shadow wraiths]], and the team knows it cannot be replaced.

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** [[CLoudCuckoolander [[CloudCuckoolander Jeff]] accidentally destroys a [[PowerGlows light sword]], needed to fight the [[LivingShadow shadow wraiths]], and the team knows it cannot be replaced.


* '''Straight''':

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* '''Straight''': '''Straight''':



** A thief steals a [[PowerGlows light sword]], needed to fight the [[LivingShadow shadow wraiths]], and the team knows it can not be replaced.
* '''Exaggerated''': All the members of the [[LaResistance growing resistance movement]] have a group-wide [[HeroicBSOD panic attack]] after [[RebelLeader their leader]] and her FiveManBand are captured and publicly executed, followed by her trusted [[NumberTwo second-in-command]] revealing that [[TheMole he was working for]] TheEmpire all along and gave [[TheEmperor Emperor Evulz]] ''all'' of their infomation.
* '''Downplayed''': Their attempt to reach the Tower of Shadow finds that the pass is blocked; no one can talk as they walk back to regroup, except the SourSupporter, who mutters about how they will get killed on the other possible routes.

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** A thief steals [[CLoudCuckoolander Jeff]] accidentally destroys a [[PowerGlows light sword]], needed to fight the [[LivingShadow shadow wraiths]], and the team knows it can not cannot be replaced.
* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
** A thief steals a sword that they can easily retrieve or replace. Everyone on TheTeam is DrivenToSuicide.
**
All the members of the [[LaResistance growing resistance movement]] have a group-wide [[HeroicBSOD panic attack]] after [[RebelLeader their leader]] and her FiveManBand are captured and publicly executed, followed by her trusted [[NumberTwo second-in-command]] revealing attempt to reach the Tower of Shadow reveals that [[TheMole he was working for]] TheEmpire all along and gave [[TheEmperor Emperor Evulz]] ''all'' of the passage is blocked.
** The team falls into despair after
their infomation.
leader suffers from a gruesome ''paper cut''.
* '''Downplayed''': [[RebelLeader Their attempt to reach the Tower leader]] and several allies of Shadow finds that the pass is blocked; theirs are captured and publicly executed; no one can talk as they the survivors walk back to regroup, except the SourSupporter, who mutters about how they will get killed on the other possible routes.



** The person was the only one who could deal with the BigBad.
** The person was TheHeart of the team.

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** The person Pike was the only one who could deal with the BigBad.
** The person Pike was TheHeart of the team.



* '''Inverted''': Pike's death causes the RagtagBunchOfMisfits to put aside their differences in the name of [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge avenging him]].

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
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Pike's death causes the RagtagBunchOfMisfits to put aside their differences in the name of [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge avenging him]].him]].
** [[AndThereWasMuchRejoicing Everyone celebrates Pike's death.]]



* '''Double Subverted''': Albert and the others aren't jarred by Pike's death... because they assume [[HesJustHiding He's Just Hiding]]. But when they come across [[DeadGuyOnDisplay his broken body being publicly displayed as a warning to others]], ''that'' triggers a full-on FreakOut for the entire team.
* '''Parodied''': The team falls into despair after their leader suffers from a gruesome... paper cut.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Albert and the others aren't jarred by Pike's death... because they assume [[HesJustHiding He's Just Hiding]]. But when they come across [[DeadGuyOnDisplay his broken body being publicly displayed as They suffer a warning to others]], ''that'' triggers a full-on FreakOut for the entire team.
HeroicBSOD later on after remembering Pike.
* '''Parodied''': The team falls into despair after their leader suffers from a gruesome... paper cut.???



* '''Averted''': The team stays together desipte Pike's death.

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* '''Averted''': The team stays together desipte Pike's death.'''Averted''':
** No one really cares when Pike dies.
** EverybodyLives



* '''Lampshaded''': "Ironic isn't it? Kill the right person and you kill the entire group!"

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Ironic isn't it? Kill the right person and you kill the entire group!""[[SarcasmMode Just great!]] With Pike gone, there's no way we'll defeat Emperor Evulz now."



* '''Defied''': ???

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* '''Defied''': ???The team stays together despite Pike's death.



* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Conversed''': ???"Ironic, isn't it? Kill the right person and you kill the entire group!"



* '''Played For Drama''': [[TheBadGuyWins Emperor Evulz completes his plan to]] TakeOverTheWorld. [[DownerEnding The surviving heroes are executed,]] [[{{Tragedy}} along with everyone they cared about]].
* '''Untwisted''': Albert and the others aren't jarred by Pike's death because they assume HesJustHiding. But when they come across [[DeadGuyOnDisplay his broken body being publicly displayed as a warning to others]], ''that'' triggers a full-on FreakOut for the entire team.



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''':
???


* '''Straight''': [[TheHero Albert]] and his friends are shaken to the core after [[BoisterousBruiser Pike]], Albert's best friend, dies brutally at the hands of BloodKnight [[KnightOfCerebus Sanguina]].

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* '''Straight''': '''Straight''':
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[[TheHero Albert]] and his friends are shaken to the core after [[BoisterousBruiser Pike]], Albert's best friend, dies brutally at the hands of BloodKnight [[KnightOfCerebus Sanguina]].


** A thief steals a [[PowerGlows light sword]], needed to fight the [[LivingShadow shadow wraiths]], and the team knows it can not be replaced.



* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Their attempt to reach the Tower of Shadow finds that the pass is blocked; no one can talk as they walk back to regroup, except the SourSupporter, who mutters about how they will get killed on the other possible routes.



** The sword was the only thing that could fight the shadow wraiths.



* '''Zig Zagged''': After Pike's death, Albert starts [=BSODing=], while [[MysteriousWaif Willow]] suffers SurvivorGuilt mixed with an unhealthy amount of [[ItsAllMyFault self-blame]]. However, [[BlackMagicianGirl Marcy]], [[KnightInShiningArmor Kelvin]], [[CombatMedic Claudia]] and [[LoveableRogue Raven]] spur the others on, insisting that stopping now would make his sacrifice meaningless. Then, when they finally find the SwordOfPlotAdvancement, Kelvin [[FaceHeelTurn turns on them]] and reveals his allegiance to the Emperor, shattering Marcy and Raven's resolve and sending Willow into ''another'' HeroicBSOD while shocking Albert out of his.

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* '''Zig Zagged''': After Pike's death, Albert starts [=BSODing=], while [[MysteriousWaif Willow]] suffers SurvivorGuilt mixed with an unhealthy amount of [[ItsAllMyFault self-blame]]. However, [[BlackMagicianGirl Marcy]], [[KnightInShiningArmor Kelvin]], [[CombatMedic Claudia]] and [[LoveableRogue Raven]] spur the others on, insisting that stopping now would make [[SenselessSacrifice his sacrifice meaningless.meaningless]]. Then, when they finally find the SwordOfPlotAdvancement, Kelvin [[FaceHeelTurn turns on them]] and reveals his allegiance to the Emperor, shattering Marcy and Raven's resolve and sending Willow into ''another'' HeroicBSOD while shocking Albert out of his.


* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': The dead character had deliberately made himself vital to the workings of the team, to ensure that no one would replace him, and so had undercut the possibility of succession.
* '''Reconstructed''': But that was necessary for the team's cohesion. It takes them longer, but one of them finally takes the lead.
* '''Zig Zagged''': After Pike's death, Albert starts BSODing, while [[MysteriousWaif Willow]] suffers SurvivorGuilt mixed with an unhealthy amount of [[ItsAllMyFault self-blame]]. However, [[BlackMagicianGirl Marcy]], [[KnightInShiningArmor Kelvin]], [[CombatMedic Claudia]] and [[LoveableRogue Raven]] spur the others on, insisting that stopping now would make his sacrifice meaningless. Then, when they finally find the SwordOfPlotAdvancement, Kelvin [[FaceHeelTurn turns on them]] and reveals his allegiance to the Emperor, shattering Marcy and Raven's resolve and sending Willow into ''another'' HeroicBSOD while shocking Albert out of his.

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* '''Deconstructed''': The dead character had deliberately made himself vital to the workings of the team, to ensure that no one would replace him, and so had undercut the possibility of succession.
* '''Reconstructed''': But that was necessary for the team's cohesion. It takes them longer, but one of them finally takes the lead.
* '''Zig Zagged''': After Pike's death, Albert starts BSODing, [=BSODing=], while [[MysteriousWaif Willow]] suffers SurvivorGuilt mixed with an unhealthy amount of [[ItsAllMyFault self-blame]]. However, [[BlackMagicianGirl Marcy]], [[KnightInShiningArmor Kelvin]], [[CombatMedic Claudia]] and [[LoveableRogue Raven]] spur the others on, insisting that stopping now would make his sacrifice meaningless. Then, when they finally find the SwordOfPlotAdvancement, Kelvin [[FaceHeelTurn turns on them]] and reveals his allegiance to the Emperor, shattering Marcy and Raven's resolve and sending Willow into ''another'' HeroicBSOD while shocking Albert out of his.



* '''Exploited''': ???



* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
* '''Played For Drama''': ???

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* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
'''Deconstructed''': The dead character had deliberately made himself vital to the workings of the team, to ensure that no one would replace him, and so had undercut the possibility of succession.
* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
* '''Played For Drama''': ???
'''Reconstructed''': But that was necessary for the team's cohesion. It takes them longer, but one of them finally takes the lead.



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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???


* '''Justified''': The person was the only one who could deal with the BigBad.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
**
The person was the only one who could deal with the BigBad.


* '''Lampshaded''': ???

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* '''Lampshaded''': ???"Ironic isn't it? Kill the right person and you kill the entire group!"


* '''Averted''': ???

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* '''Averted''': ???The team stays together desipte Pike's death.


* '''Straight''': [[TheHero Albert]] and [[{{Nakama}} his friends]] are shaken to the core after [[BoisterousBruiser Pike]], Albert's best friend, dies brutally at the hands of BloodKnight [[KnightOfCerebus Sanguina]].

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* '''Straight''': [[TheHero Albert]] and [[{{Nakama}} his friends]] friends are shaken to the core after [[BoisterousBruiser Pike]], Albert's best friend, dies brutally at the hands of BloodKnight [[KnightOfCerebus Sanguina]].


* '''Parodied''': ???

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* '''Parodied''': ???The team falls into despair after their leader suffers from a gruesome... paper cut.


* '''Double Subverted''': Albert and the others aren't jarred by Pike's death... because they assume [[HesJustHiding He's Just Hiding]]. But when they come across his broken body being publicly displayed as a warning to others, ''that'' triggers a full-on FreakOut for the entire team.

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* '''Double Subverted''': Albert and the others aren't jarred by Pike's death... because they assume [[HesJustHiding He's Just Hiding]]. But when they come across [[DeadGuyOnDisplay his broken body being publicly displayed as a warning to others, others]], ''that'' triggers a full-on FreakOut for the entire team.



* '''Deconstructed''': ???
* '''Reconstructed''': ???

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* '''Deconstructed''': ???
The dead character had deliberately made himself vital to the workings of the team, to ensure that no one would replace him, and so had undercut the possibility of succession.
* '''Reconstructed''': ???But that was necessary for the team's cohesion. It takes them longer, but one of them finally takes the lead.


* '''Justified''': ???

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* '''Justified''': ???The person was the only one who could deal with the BigBad.
** The person was TheHeart of the team.


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Click '''Basic Trope''': A party-wide HeroicBSOD triggered by some staggering loss, whether an item or a life -- or worse.
* '''Straight''': [[TheHero Albert]] and [[{{Nakama}} his friends]] are shaken to
the edit button core after [[BoisterousBruiser Pike]], Albert's best friend, dies brutally at the hands of BloodKnight [[KnightOfCerebus Sanguina]].
* '''Exaggerated''': All the members of the [[LaResistance growing resistance movement]] have a group-wide [[HeroicBSOD panic attack]] after [[RebelLeader their leader]] and her FiveManBand are captured and publicly executed, followed by her trusted [[NumberTwo second-in-command]] revealing that [[TheMole he was working for]] TheEmpire all along and gave [[TheEmperor Emperor Evulz]] ''all'' of their infomation.
* '''Justified''': ???
* '''Inverted''': Pike's death causes the RagtagBunchOfMisfits
to start this new page. put aside their differences in the name of [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge avenging him]].
* '''Subverted''': Pike's death doesn't particularly upset Albert or any of his other friends -- at least, not to the point of anyone suffering a full-on BSOD.
* '''Double Subverted''': Albert and the others aren't jarred by Pike's death... because they assume [[HesJustHiding He's Just Hiding]]. But when they come across his broken body being publicly displayed as a warning to others, ''that'' triggers a full-on FreakOut for the entire team.
* '''Parodied''': ???
* '''Deconstructed''': ???
* '''Reconstructed''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''': After Pike's death, Albert starts BSODing, while [[MysteriousWaif Willow]] suffers SurvivorGuilt mixed with an unhealthy amount of [[ItsAllMyFault self-blame]]. However, [[BlackMagicianGirl Marcy]], [[KnightInShiningArmor Kelvin]], [[CombatMedic Claudia]] and [[LoveableRogue Raven]] spur the others on, insisting that stopping now would make his sacrifice meaningless. Then, when they finally find the SwordOfPlotAdvancement, Kelvin [[FaceHeelTurn turns on them]] and reveals his allegiance to the Emperor, shattering Marcy and Raven's resolve and sending Willow into ''another'' HeroicBSOD while shocking Albert out of his.
* '''Averted''': ???
* '''Enforced''': ???
* '''Lampshaded''': ???
* '''Invoked''': Sanguina studied the group long enough to determine that Pike's courage in the face of adversity was key to spurring on Albert and the others, and deliberately took him out.
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
* '''Played For Drama''': ???
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