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->'''Vincent:''' Have you ever had a dream where you... died?\\
'''Katherine:''' You mean, like... where you're in danger?\\
'''Vincent:''' No, no, where you actually ''die''. You're being killed, or something.\\
'''Katherine:''' No... I usually do the killing in my dreams.

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->'''Vincent:''' ->'''Vincent''': Have you ever had a dream where you... died?\\
'''Katherine:''' '''Katherine''': You mean, like... where you're in danger?\\
'''Vincent:''' '''Vincent''': No, no, where you actually ''die''. You're being killed, or something.\\
'''Katherine:''' '''Katherine''': No... I usually do the killing in my dreams.



-->'''Justin:''' "It's the truth."

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-->'''Justin:''' -->'''Justin''': "It's the truth."



-->'''[[spoiler:Mutton]]:''' I can see you, boy. You and your underpants!

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-->'''[[spoiler:Mutton]]:''' -->'''[[spoiler:Mutton]]''': I can see you, boy. You and your underpants!



-->'''Katherine:''' If you're going to make excuses, you could at least look me in the eye.\\

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-->'''Katherine:''' -->'''Katherine''': If you're going to make excuses, you could at least look me in the eye.\\



-->'''Vincent:''' Psh. Telling me you didn't see her. [[spoiler:There is no way [Catherine] does not exist.]]\\
'''Boss:''' Well, normally that is the case. [[spoiler:Normal people can't see her, after all.]]\\
'''Vincent:''' ''(Laughs sarcastically)'' ''(the music stops)'' [[DoubleTake ...Wait, what?]]

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-->'''Vincent:''' -->'''Vincent''': Psh. Telling me you didn't see her. [[spoiler:There is no way [Catherine] does not exist.]]\\
'''Boss:''' '''Boss''': Well, normally that is the case. [[spoiler:Normal people can't see her, after all.]]\\
'''Vincent:''' '''Vincent''': ''(Laughs sarcastically)'' ''(the music stops)'' [[DoubleTake ...Wait, what?]]



-->'''Orlando:''' [[spoiler:I said I didn't see her!! Hell, I never saw her once.]]\\
'''[[spoiler:[[BigBad Thomas "Boss" Mutton]]]]:''' You are just full of surprises... [[SayingTooMuch Not only did you survive this long, but to think you figured me out...]]

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-->'''Orlando:''' -->'''Orlando''': [[spoiler:I said I didn't see her!! Hell, I never saw her once.]]\\
'''[[spoiler:[[BigBad Thomas "Boss" Mutton]]]]:''' Mutton]]]]''': You are just full of surprises... [[SayingTooMuch Not only did you survive this long, but to think you figured me out...]]



* ZettaiRyouiki: Catherine dons Grade A, and she could be considered a Grade S, considering her being a {{Yandere}} and having MegaTwintails. Doubles as Fridge Brilliance when you consider that Zettai Ryouiki is the number one fetish in Japan [[spoiler:and you consider Catherine's origins]]. Though Fridge Logic kicks in when you realise this is supposed to be America.

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* ZettaiRyouiki: Catherine dons Grade A, a pair of thigh-high white stockings, and she could be considered a Grade S, considering her being a {{Yandere}} and having MegaTwintails. Doubles as Fridge Brilliance FridgeBrilliance when you consider that Zettai Ryouiki is the number one fetish in Japan [[spoiler:and you consider [[HornyDevils Catherine's origins]]. origins]]]]. Though Fridge Logic FridgeLogic kicks in when you realise this is supposed to be America.America. [[invoked]]



''Great Escape!! You survived.''

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''Great ''"Great Escape!! You survived.''"''


* SceneryCensor: Most of Catherine's nude scenes just show her from the shoulders up, but Vincent's computer monitor pulls this duty in one scene.

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* SceneryCensor: Most of Catherine's nude scenes just show her from the shoulders up, with ShouldersUpNudity, but Vincent's computer monitor pulls this duty in one scene.


* AdaptationalAlternateEnding: The {{Novelization}} provides an interesting if slightly confusing version when taking everything into account: [[spoiler: [[MergingTheBranches The novel's ending takes elements from all three true endings of the original game]]: Vincent gets married to Catherine like he does in the True Catherine ending, the setting of the wedding takes place at the stray sheep among Vincent's friends like the True Katherine ending then Vincent gets money from Boss so he and Catherine can have a honeymoon in space similar to how he borrowed money from Boss then used it go to space in the True Freedom ending. Interestingly enough in [[UpdatedRerelease Full Body]] there's an ending which while not entirely identical, contains several key elements similar to the ending of the novel (including aspects that were previously exclusive to the novel's ending such as Catherine becoming visible to everyone) with Vincent and Catherine getting married in the stray sheep among Vincent's friends, making it a sort of [[CanonImmigrant Canon Immigrant Ending]] if such a thing could exist]]

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* AdaptationalAlternateEnding: The {{Novelization}} provides an interesting if slightly confusing version when taking everything into account: [[spoiler: [[MergingTheBranches The novel's ending takes elements from all three true endings of the original game]]: Vincent gets married to Catherine like he does in the True Catherine ending, the setting of the wedding takes place at the stray sheep among Vincent's friends like the True Katherine ending then Vincent gets money from Boss so he and Catherine can have a honeymoon in space similar to how he borrowed money from Boss then used it go to space in the True Freedom ending. Interestingly enough in [[UpdatedRerelease Full Body]] there's an ending which while not entirely identical, contains several key elements similar to the ending of the novel (including aspects that were previously exclusive to the novel's ending such as Catherine becoming visible to everyone) with Vincent and Catherine getting married in the stray sheep among Vincent's friends, friends making it a sort of [[CanonImmigrant Canon Immigrant [[RetCanon Ret-Canon Ending]] if such a thing could exist]]of sorts.]]


** HappyEnding: The ''True'' endings for each girl, resulting in [[spoiler:getting married]] to her. Full Body also adds some new endings:[[spoiler: Catherine's new ending where she and Vincent go back in time to Vincent's high school gives Vincent a better life together with Catherine for several years before getting married at The Stray Sheep. [[BabiesEverAfter Catherine and Vincent are then shown to have 4 kids in the post-credits images]] Rin's true ending where he starts touring and playing piano throughout space with Vincent as his manager, they are then seen getting married in the post-credits images]].

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** HappyEnding: The ''True'' endings for each girl, resulting in [[spoiler:getting married]] to her. Full Body also adds some new endings:[[spoiler: Catherine's new ending where she and Vincent go back in time to Vincent's high school gives Vincent a better life together with Catherine for several years before getting married at The Stray Sheep. [[BabiesEverAfter Catherine and Vincent are then shown to have 4 kids in the post-credits images]] images]]. Rin's true ending where he starts touring and playing piano throughout space with Vincent as his manager, they are then seen getting married in the post-credits images]].


** HappyEnding: The ''True'' endings for each girl, resulting in [[spoiler:getting married]] to her. Full Body also adds some new endings:[[spoiler: Catherine's new ending where she and Vincent go back in time to Vincent's high school give him a better life and support him before several years later, they get married at The Stray Sheep and Rin's true ending where he marries Vincent in space]].

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** HappyEnding: The ''True'' endings for each girl, resulting in [[spoiler:getting married]] to her. Full Body also adds some new endings:[[spoiler: Catherine's new ending where she and Vincent go back in time to Vincent's high school give him gives Vincent a better life and support him before together with Catherine for several years later, they get before getting married at The Stray Sheep Sheep. [[BabiesEverAfter Catherine and Vincent are then shown to have 4 kids in the post-credits images]] Rin's true ending where he marries starts touring and playing piano throughout space with Vincent as his manager, they are then seen getting married in space]].the post-credits images]].


* AdaptationalAlternateEnding: The {{Novelization}} provides an interesting if slightly confusing take when taking everything into account: [[spoiler: [[MergingTheBranches The novel's ending takes elements from all three true endings of the original game]]: Vincent gets married to Catherine like he does in the True Catherine ending, the setting of the wedding takes place at the stray sheep among Vincent's friends like the True Katherine ending then Vincent gets money from Boss so he and Catherine can have a honeymoon in space similar to how he borrowed money from Boss then used it go to space in the True Freedom ending. Interestingly enough in [[UpdatedRerelease Full Body]] there's an ending which while not entirely identical, contains several key elements similar to the ending of the novel (including aspects that were previously exclusive to the novel's ending such as Catherine becoming visible to everyone) with Vincent and Catherine getting married in the stray sheep among Vincent's friends, making it a sort of [[CanonImmigrant Canon Immigrant Ending]] if such a thing could exist]]

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* AdaptationalAlternateEnding: The {{Novelization}} provides an interesting if slightly confusing take version when taking everything into account: [[spoiler: [[MergingTheBranches The novel's ending takes elements from all three true endings of the original game]]: Vincent gets married to Catherine like he does in the True Catherine ending, the setting of the wedding takes place at the stray sheep among Vincent's friends like the True Katherine ending then Vincent gets money from Boss so he and Catherine can have a honeymoon in space similar to how he borrowed money from Boss then used it go to space in the True Freedom ending. Interestingly enough in [[UpdatedRerelease Full Body]] there's an ending which while not entirely identical, contains several key elements similar to the ending of the novel (including aspects that were previously exclusive to the novel's ending such as Catherine becoming visible to everyone) with Vincent and Catherine getting married in the stray sheep among Vincent's friends, making it a sort of [[CanonImmigrant Canon Immigrant Ending]] if such a thing could exist]]


* AdaptationalAlternateEnding: The {{Novelization}} provides an interesting if slightly confusing take when taking everything into account: [[spoiler: [[MergingTheBranches The novel's ending takes elements from all three true endings of the original game]]: Vincent gets married to Catherine like he does in the True Catherine ending, the setting of the wedding takes place at the stray sheep among Vincent's friends like the True Katherine ending then Vincent gets money from Boss so he and Catherine can have a honeymoon in space similar to how he borrowed money from Boss then used it go to space in the True Freedom ending. Interestingly enough in [[UpdatedRerelease Full Body]] there's an ending which while not entirely identical, contains several key elements similar to the ending of the novel with Vincent and Catherine getting married in the stray sheep among Vincent's friends, making it a sort of [[CanonImmigrant Canon Immigrant ending]] if such a thing could exist]]

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* AdaptationalAlternateEnding: The {{Novelization}} provides an interesting if slightly confusing take when taking everything into account: [[spoiler: [[MergingTheBranches The novel's ending takes elements from all three true endings of the original game]]: Vincent gets married to Catherine like he does in the True Catherine ending, the setting of the wedding takes place at the stray sheep among Vincent's friends like the True Katherine ending then Vincent gets money from Boss so he and Catherine can have a honeymoon in space similar to how he borrowed money from Boss then used it go to space in the True Freedom ending. Interestingly enough in [[UpdatedRerelease Full Body]] there's an ending which while not entirely identical, contains several key elements elements similar to the ending of the novel (including aspects that were previously exclusive to the novel's ending such as Catherine becoming visible to everyone) with Vincent and Catherine getting married in the stray sheep among Vincent's friends, making it a sort of [[CanonImmigrant Canon Immigrant ending]] Ending]] if such a thing could exist]]

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* AdaptationalAlternateEnding: The {{Novelization}} provides an interesting if slightly confusing take when taking everything into account: [[spoiler: [[MergingTheBranches The novel's ending takes elements from all three true endings of the original game]]: Vincent gets married to Catherine like he does in the True Catherine ending, the setting of the wedding takes place at the stray sheep among Vincent's friends like the True Katherine ending then Vincent gets money from Boss so he and Catherine can have a honeymoon in space similar to how he borrowed money from Boss then used it go to space in the True Freedom ending. Interestingly enough in [[UpdatedRerelease Full Body]] there's an ending which while not entirely identical, contains several key elements similar to the ending of the novel with Vincent and Catherine getting married in the stray sheep among Vincent's friends, making it a sort of [[CanonImmigrant Canon Immigrant ending]] if such a thing could exist]]


%% As per Ask the Tropers, due to being based around Astaroth/Ishtar (single combined character with male and female avatars specific to SMT
%% franchise) and having the same Urban Fantasy Order Versus Chaos Central Themes, Karma Meter and Multiple Ending mechanics (along with multiple
%% other secondary connections), this game meets this site's definition of a spin-off. Please familiarize yourself with our SpinOff page if you have %% further questions.

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%% As per Ask the Tropers, due to being based around Astaroth/Ishtar (single combined character with male and female avatars specific to SMT
%%
SMT franchise) and having the same Urban Fantasy Order Versus Chaos Central Themes, Karma Meter and Multiple Ending mechanics (along with multiple
%%
multiple other secondary connections), this game meets this site's definition of a spin-off. Please familiarize yourself with our SpinOff page if you have %% further questions.


** In Full Body, if you get the True Rin ending, [[spoiler:Jonny finds his soulmate, an alien during a Rin piano concert in space and they are shown to get married at the same time as Vincent and Rin]]. In another new ending, [[spoiler: when Catherine goes back in time with Vincent so they can be together since high school. Several years later, at Catherine and Vincent's wedding, Katherine is shown together with Paul in the new timeline, who was previously shown to be dead and is briefly mentioned at the start of the story]].

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** In Full Body, if you get the True Rin ending, [[spoiler:Jonny finds his soulmate, an alien during a Rin piano concert in space and they are shown to get married at the same time as Vincent and Rin]]. In another new ending, [[spoiler: when Catherine goes back in time with Vincent so they can be together since high school. Several school, several years later, at Catherine and Vincent's wedding, Katherine is shown together with Paul in the new timeline, who was previously shown to be dead and is briefly mentioned at the start of the story]].


** In Full Body, if you get the True Rin ending, [[spoiler:Jonny finds his soulmate, an alien during a Rin piano concert in space and they are shown to get married at the same time as Vincent and Rin]]. In another new ending, [[spoiler: when Catherine goes back in time with Vincent so they can be together since high school. Several years later, at Catherine and Vincent's wedding, Katherine is shown together with Paul in the new timeline, who was previously shown to be dead and is briefly mentioned at the start of the story]].



** HappyEnding: The ''True'' endings for each girl, resulting in [[spoiler:getting married]] to her. Full Body also adds some new endings:[[spoiler: Catherine's new ending where she and Vincent go back in time to know each other better before they get married at The Stray Sheep and Rin's true ending where he marries Vincent in space]].

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** HappyEnding: The ''True'' endings for each girl, resulting in [[spoiler:getting married]] to her. Full Body also adds some new endings:[[spoiler: Catherine's new ending where she and Vincent go back in time to know each other Vincent's high school give him a better life and support him before several years later, they get married at The Stray Sheep and Rin's true ending where he marries Vincent in space]].

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* BettyAndVeronicaSwitch: In Full Body, [[spoiler:the new endings for Katherine and Catherine. Katherine's new ending has her yearning for a free life, no longer chained down; this leads to her having a number of wealthy admirers and seemingly rejecting Vincent. Katherine also decides to emphasize her looks more with [[ImportantHaircut shorter more stylised hair]], [[TheMakeover a makeover]] and [[LadyinRed a revealing red dress.]] Catherine's new ending has her turning away from her life as a succubus by going back in time to give Vincent a better life but to also be by his side supporting him from [[HighSchoolSweethearts high school all the way to getting married several years later]] and [[BabiesEverAfter having 4 kids]]. Catherine's new look has her wearing less makeup, [[LettingHerHairDown letting her now long blonde hair down]] and [[WomanInWhite wearing a white dress]].]]


** Steve is cheating on his wife, but he really does love his mistress ([[spoiler: Catherine]]), and plans to divorce his wife to marry her. The thought that she might not love him back prompts his SanitySlippage.


* TheThreeFacesOfEve: Katherine [=McBride=] (wife), Catherine (seductress), and Quathrine/"Rin" (child), but only in ''Catherine: Full Body.''

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* TheThreeFacesOfEve: Katherine [=McBride=] (wife), Catherine (seductress), and Quathrine/"Rin" Qatherine/"Rin" (child), but only in ''Catherine: Full Body.'' ''Full Body,'' as Rin is not present in the original.



* UnsettlingGenderReveal: At the start of Day 4 in ''Full Body'', [[spoiler:an explosion in Rin's apartment leads to Vincent discovering Rin's lack of female breasts and his genitalia. He is ''extremely'' freaked out by this revelation.]]

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* UnsettlingGenderReveal: At the start of Day 4 6 in ''Full Body'', [[spoiler:an explosion in Rin's apartment leads to Vincent discovering Rin's lack of female breasts and his genitalia. He is ''extremely'' freaked out by this revelation.]]
** Deconstructed when [[spoiler:Vincent ''slaps Rin's hand away'' and Rin runs out of the apartment in tears. Vincent is horrified with himself, and realizes his [[IfItsYouItsOkay feelings]] for Rin haven't changed, but Rin refuses to return to the apartment even after Vincent calls to apologize. If the player has failed to unlock Rin's route,[[TearJerker this is their last conversation]].
]]


* BettyAndVeronica: Katherine and Catherine, respectively.

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* BettyAndVeronica: Katherine Deconstructed. Katherine, is the calm, steady, Betty type. [[spoiler:She's mean, manipulative, and controlling.]] Catherine, respectively.is the exciting, adventurous, Veronica type. [[spoiler:She's flighty and prone to violence, but ironically much kinder than Katherine when she's in a good mood.]]

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