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* '''Exaggerated''': Linda slows the team down every time she shows up.

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* '''Exaggerated''': Linda [[TheMillstone Linda]] slows the team down every time she shows up. up.


** Harry can [[{{Badass}} handle himself]], Linda [[{{Muggle}} really can't]].

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** Harry can [[{{Badass}} handle himself]], himself, Linda [[{{Muggle}} really can't]].


* '''Defied''': Linda never goes into conflict with Harry, [[GenreSavvy she knows it'll cause more problems]]. Or, in reverse, Harry refuses to let her come along because he knows she won't be able to handle it.

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* '''Defied''': '''Defied''':
**
Linda never goes into conflict with Harry, [[GenreSavvy she knows it'll cause more problems]]. Or, in reverse, Harry refuses to let her come along because he knows she won't be able to handle it.



%%* '''Intended Audience Reaction''': ???


* '''Exploited''': Linda is a part of the team against her will, and hopes that by [[ObfuscatingStupidity acting useless]]; they will kick her out.

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* '''Exploited''': [[TheDragAlong Linda is a part of the team against her will, will]], and hopes that by [[ObfuscatingStupidity acting useless]]; useless]], they will kick her out.


* '''Inverted''': Linda [[GodModeSue can handle all the baddies herself]].

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* '''Inverted''': '''Inverted''':
**
Linda [[GodModeSue can handle all the baddies herself]].herself]].
** Linda is the only capable fighter in [[RagtagBunchOfMisfits a dysfunctional, failure-prone team.]]


* '''Exploited''': Linda is a part of the team against her will, and hopes that by being useless; they will kick her out.

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* '''Exploited''': Linda is a part of the team against her will, and hopes that by being useless; [[ObfuscatingStupidity acting useless]]; they will kick her out.


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

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* '''Exploited''': ???Linda is a part of the team against her will, and hopes that by being useless; they will kick her out.


* '''Defied''': Linda never goes into conflict with Harry, [[GenreSavvy she knows it'll cause more problems]].

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* '''Defied''': Linda never goes into conflict with Harry, [[GenreSavvy she knows it'll cause more problems]]. Or, in reverse, Harry refuses to let her come along because he knows she won't be able to handle it.
** Linda asks to be trained so she can be able to handle things on her own.


* '''Subverted''': Linda is caught,[[DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel as part of a infiltration plan]]. [[DamselOutOfDistress It involves escaping on her own and kicking ass.]]

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* '''Subverted''': Linda is caught,[[DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel caught, [[DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel as part of a infiltration plan]]. [[DamselOutOfDistress It involves escaping on her own and kicking ass.]]


'''Basic Trope''': A member of the hero's team is a real liability to the heroes, usually needing to [[DamselInDistress be rescued.]]
* '''Straight''': [[DamselInDistress Linda]], the [[LoveInterests love interest]] of [[TheHero Harry]], tags along on his quests to save the world, often getting herself into trouble he or another member of the team has to bail her out of.

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'''Basic Trope''': A member of the hero's team is a real liability to the heroes, usually needing to [[DamselInDistress be rescued.]]
rescued]].
* '''Straight''': [[DamselInDistress Linda]], the [[LoveInterests love interest]] {{love interest|s}} of [[TheHero Harry]], tags along on his quests to save the world, often getting herself into trouble he or another member of the team has to bail her out of.



** Harry can [[{{Badass}} handle himself]], Linda [[{{Muggle}} really can't.]]
** Linda [[SmallNameBigEgo thinks she can handle it, but can't.]]
* '''Inverted''': Linda [[GodModeSue can handle all the baddies herself.]]
* '''Subverted''': Linda is caught,[[DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel as part of a infiltration plan]]. [[BadassDamsel It involves escaping on her own and kicking ass.]]

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** Harry can [[{{Badass}} handle himself]], Linda [[{{Muggle}} really can't.]]
can't]].
** Linda [[SmallNameBigEgo thinks she can handle it, but can't.]]
can't]].
* '''Inverted''': Linda [[GodModeSue can handle all the baddies herself.]]
herself]].
* '''Subverted''': Linda is caught,[[DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel as part of a infiltration plan]]. [[BadassDamsel [[DamselOutOfDistress It involves escaping on her own and kicking ass.]]



* '''Averted''': Linda [[TheLancer is actually quite competent.]]

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* '''Averted''': Linda [[TheLancer is actually quite competent.]]competent]].



* '''Defied''': Linda never goes into conflict with Harry, [[GenreSavvy she knows it'll cause more problems.]]

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* '''Defied''': Linda never goes into conflict with Harry, [[GenreSavvy she knows it'll cause more problems.]]problems]].



** Linda's insistence on going into these dangerous circumstances are very telling about [[HenpeckedHusband his relationship.]]
** Or about [[DeathSeeker Linda herself.]]
* '''Reconstructed''': Despite her constantly bringing the team down, Harry needs to have this happen to Linda, it's the only way [[UnstoppableRage he can succeed in the first place.]]

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** Linda's insistence on going into these dangerous circumstances are very telling about [[HenpeckedHusband his relationship.]]
relationship]].
** Or about [[DeathSeeker Linda herself.]]
herself]].
* '''Reconstructed''': Despite her constantly bringing the team down, Harry needs to have this happen to Linda, it's the only way [[UnstoppableRage he can succeed in the first place.]]place]].



%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???

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%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': '''Intended Audience Reaction''': ???


* '''Invoked''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???Linda is a spy and wants to leave with the intelligence without raising suspicion. She phones it in enough that they'll be glad when she leaves at the first safe place recognizing that she isn't making things better.


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* '''Implied''': There are two versions of events. One has Hiro's forces rescue Linda and one where she is already dead. With her alive three of his squad die. With her dead no one dies. [[UnstoppableRage Hiro's anger]] could explain it as well though.


'''Basic Trope''': A member of the hero's team is a real liability to the heroes, usually needing to [[DistressedDamsel be rescued.]]
* '''Straight''': Linda, girlfriend to [[TheHero Harry]], tags along on his quests to save the world, often getting herself into trouble he or another member of the team has to bail her out of.

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'''Basic Trope''': A member of the hero's team is a real liability to the heroes, usually needing to [[DistressedDamsel [[DamselInDistress be rescued.]]
* '''Straight''': Linda, girlfriend to [[DamselInDistress Linda]], the [[LoveInterests love interest]] of [[TheHero Harry]], tags along on his quests to save the world, often getting herself into trouble he or another member of the team has to bail her out of.



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

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Although Linda needs to be saved occasionally, she can hold her own relatively well most of the time.


* '''Justified''': Harry can [[{{Badass}} handle himself]], Linda [[{{Muggle}} really can't.]]
** Or Linda [[SmallNameBigEgo thinks she can handle it, but can't.]]

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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':
**
Harry can [[{{Badass}} handle himself]], Linda [[{{Muggle}} really can't.]]
** Or Linda [[SmallNameBigEgo thinks she can handle it, but can't.]]



* '''Subverted''': Linda is caught,[[DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel as part of a infliltration plan]]. [[BadassDamsel It involves escaping on her own and kicking ass.]]

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* '''Subverted''': Linda is caught,[[DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel as part of a infliltration infiltration plan]]. [[BadassDamsel It involves escaping on her own and kicking ass.]]



* '''Deconstructed''': Linda's insistence on going into these dangerous circumstances are very telling about [[HenpeckedHusband his relationship.]]
** Or about [[DeathSeeker Linda herself.]]
* '''Reconstructed''': Despite her constantly bringing the team down, Harry needs to have this happen to Linda, it's the only way [[UnstoppableRage he can succeed in the first place.]]



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



* '''Discussed''': "Oh crap, Linda's here." "I know, how long before she breaks a heel and we have to carry her again?"

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* '''Discussed''': "Oh crap, Linda's here." "I know, how long before she breaks a heel and we have to carry her again?"again?"
* '''Conversed''': ???
* '''Deconstructed''':
** Linda's insistence on going into these dangerous circumstances are very telling about [[HenpeckedHusband his relationship.]]
** Or about [[DeathSeeker Linda herself.]]
* '''Reconstructed''': Despite her constantly bringing the team down, Harry needs to have this happen to Linda, it's the only way [[UnstoppableRage he can succeed in the first place.]]
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???


** Or Linda [[LeeroyJenkins thinks she can handle it, but can't.]]

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** Or Linda [[LeeroyJenkins [[SmallNameBigEgo thinks she can handle it, but can't.]]



** Or, Linda knows she is no hero, and [[GuyInBack devotes herself to duties that won't get her kidnapped.]]


* '''Subverted''': Linda is caught, but it [[XanatosGambit was a plan]] [[DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel for her to be caught.]]

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* '''Subverted''': Linda is caught, but it [[XanatosGambit was caught,[[DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel as part of a plan]] [[DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel for infliltration plan]]. [[BadassDamsel It involves escaping on her to be caught.own and kicking ass.]]

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