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* TheReveal: Comes when it's revealed through a flashback that [[spoiler: [[TheDreaded Doko Yong]] was an absolute monster who mistreated his disciples, routinely massacred surrendering enemy forces, but most importantly, the one who killed Gang Ryong's parents. Making the aforementioned disciples betrayal of Doko [[PlotTwist entirely justified]]]].

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* WorldsStrongestMan: Hyeol Bi, the eldest of the Four Heavenly Kings. While he couldn't master some skills of the Heavenly Destroyer, many martial artists deem him to. have surpassed his old master in strength. He also has a HealingFactor which makes him near impossible to be slain.


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* BadassGrandpa: Sa Paecheon. He wasn't called the strongest gosu of the old murim for nothing (as Gang Ryong soon found out).
** Also the old men of the Paelim Hall that served him.

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* FormerlyFit: Gang really let himself go after the prologue and stays that way for the whole story.


* AuthorityEqualsAsskicking
* AxCrazy: The boys of the Doh Family [[spoiler: when their alter-ego's are in control]]. Extra points for Gyeom for the [[SlasherSmile unnerving grin]] painted on his face.

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* AxCrazy: The boys of the Doh Family [[spoiler: when their alter-ego's [[SplitPersonality alter-ego's]] [[GollumMadeMeDoIt are in control]].control]]]]. Extra points for Gyeom for the [[SlasherSmile unnerving grin]] painted on his face.



* [[DragonWithAnAgenda Dragons With An Agenda]]: See [[TheUsurper The Usurpers]].



* GollumMadeMeDoIt: [[spoiler:Doh Gyeom and his late older brother, Doh Gyeol, suffer from this.]]



* KiManipulation

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* KiManipulationISeeDeadPeople: Song Yerin and [[spoiler:her biological mother,]] the Saintly Celestial Maiden.
* KiAttacks
* LadyOfWar: Jin Garyeong [[spoiler:and presumably her mother]] is this by default considering her position as Lady of the Baekma Valley.



* MartialPacifist: Gang Ryong. Despite the dying wishes of his master, he actively avoids getting into fights where possible and has only killed once when he had no other choice. [[spoiler:Even after finally confronting one of the men he had sought out to kill, he couldn't bring himself to do so.]]



* TheStoic: Soh Jinhong.
* TookALevelInBadass: Doh Gyeom took several large levels ''during'' his fight with Gang Ryong.



* [[TheUsurper The Usurpers]]: The Four Heavenly Kings betrayed the Heavenly Destroyer, [[NotQuiteDead leaving him for dead]]. However, they ended up fighting amongst themselves and killed each other, sparking the eventual end of the Heavenly Destruction Sect.

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* [[TheUsurper The Usurpers]]: The Four Heavenly Kings betrayed the Heavenly Destroyer, [[NotQuiteDead leaving him for dead]]. However, they ended up fighting amongst themselves and killed each other, other [[spoiler: or so they'd have you believe]], sparking the eventual end of the Heavenly Destruction Sect.

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->''A young man set forth to avenge his master, a once powerful martial artist who was betrayed by his own men and barely escaped with his life. Armed with his master's [[TheGreatestStyle supreme martial art techniques]], he is ready to [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge bring terror and wreak havoc among the murim]]. But before he even gets started, he learns that the ones who had betrayed his master are already dead... [[LampshadeHanging Erm, so what happens now?]]''

''Gosu (The Master)'' is a [[KoreanWebtoon webtoon]] series authorised Ryu Ki-Woon and illustrated by Moon Jung-Hoo, which is [[http://comic.naver.com/webtoon/list.nhn?titleId=662774 published weekly on Naver]]. First serialised early in September 2015, ''Gosu (The Master)'' has been going strong since, gaining a growing fan-base and receiving good ratings on almost every chapter. As of mid-July 2017, it can now be read in English on [[http://www.webtoons.com/en/action/gosu/list?title_no=1099 LINE Webtoons]].

The series also has its own [[http://gosu.wikia.com/ wiki]].

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!!''Gosu (The Master)'' contains examples of:
*AbsurdCuttingPower: Any high-level gosu wielding a bladed weapon is capable of doing so. Such as Soh Jinhong and Doh Gyeom.
*ActionGirl: Jin Garyeong, the Lady of the Baekma Valley.
*AllMenArePerverts: The conclusion Yerin comes to after finding out that the treasure Lord Hong's spirit had protecting actually contained 'adult' tomes.
*AuthorityEqualsAsskicking
*AxCrazy: The boys of the Doh Family [[spoiler: when their alter-ego's are in control]]. Extra points for Gyeom for the [[SlasherSmile unnerving grin]] painted on his face.
*BadassGrandpa: Sa Paecheon. He wasn't called the strongest gosu of the old murim for nothing (as Gang Ryong soon found out).
**Also the old men of the Paelim Hall that served him.
*BequeathedPower: The Heavenly Destroyer is implied to have transferred the inner ki he accumulated in his lifetime into to his final disciple, Gang Ryong.
*BladeOnAStick: The WeaponOfChoice for Doh Gyeom (and any practitioner of the Doh Family Spear Style).
*BloodKnight: Sa Paecheon is an avid fan of dominating others in battle. Shout out goes to Doh Gyeom too [[spoiler:while his crazy alter-ego is control]].
*CharlesAtlasSuperpower: As a story set in a world where martial arts dictates everything, it comes as no surprise that their world is full of them.
*ContinuityNod: To Ryu Ki-Woon's previous work ''Yongbi the Invincible'', which is set in the same [[TheVerse universe]], 40-50 years prior to the start of ''Gosu (The Master)''.
*CrouchingMoronHiddenBadass: Doh Gyeom. His uncle couldn't believe that such a fool possessed so much strength and skill.
*CurbStompBattle: More times than not, Gang Ryong vs anyone.
*DecoyProtagonist: The random martial artist you see coming out of jail in Chapter 1? That's not Gang Ryong. The chubby delivery boy that effortlessly [[CurbStompBattle took out those bandits]]? ''That's'' Gang Ryong!
*Determinator: Despite being put down multiple times by Gang Ryong, Doh Gyeom kept returning to his feet and fighting back.
*FantasticFightingStyle: Divine Heavenly Destruction Techniques, Flying Flash Sword Style, Doh Family Spear Style and Welkin Lightning styles to name a few. In a world of martial arts, it's no surprise.
*TheGreatestStyle: The twelve Divine Heavenly Destruction Techniques created by the Heavenly Destroyer.
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---> "''[[BadassBoast No-one can take a Divine Heavenly Destruction Technique head-on and survive.]]''"
*ImplausibleFencingPowers: Soh Jinhong while using the Soseondang's Flying Flash Sword.
*InTheHood: [[spoiler:Gwi Yeong]].
*KiManipulation
*LampshadeHanging: Gang wondering what will happen to the webtoon after realising that his master's enemies were already dead.
*LightningBruiser: Despite his [[{{Acrofatic}} chubby frame]], Gang Ryong is one of the most powerful gosu in the setting.
*LonelyAtTheTop: In his late years, while training Gang Ryong, Dogko Ryong noted that as a user of the Divine Heavenly Destruction Techniques, there were none who could really challenge him due to its supreme power.
*MadeOfIron: Subverted by Dang Gwe who tried to claim he had this before going down in one blow from Gang.
*ManipulativeBastard: Yang Jeonghak orchestrated Gang Ryong's [[StormingTheCastle rampage against the Baekma Valley]] under the orders of [[spoiler:Jin Garyeong's mother, the former Lady of the Valley]].
*MasterOfIllusion: Song Yerin and Yang Jeonghak.
*MasterSwordsman: Soh Jinhong, the Rosy-Cheeked Sword Fiend.
*MundaneMadeAwesome: Gang Ryong (and later [[spoiler:Doh Gyeom]]) delivering dumplings and working in a tavern.
**Wang Ahk and his obsession with rock-paper-scissors.
*NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Sa Paecheon, the '''Devil of the Venom Hands'''.
*NoSenseOfDirection: See Running Gag.
*NotQuiteDead: The Heavenly Destroyer was believed to have perished at the hands of his disciples and subordinates, the Four Heavenly Kings. However he survived and finished his life by raising a fifth and final disciple to wreak revenge on the the four disciples that betrayed him.
**Also, [[spoiler:the Four Heavenly Kings]]. This sparked Gang Ryong into leaving his job as a delivery boy to go out in search of one of them.
*OhCrap: Wang Ahk after Gang Ryong challenges him to a rock-paper-scissors rematch...
**Most people after discovering Gang Ryong is the disciple of the Heavenly Destroyer.
*OlderThanTheyLook: Song Chohyang whenever she is wearing her makeup. Even in a setting where impressive feats are common, Chohyang's makeup skills go beyond the realm belief.
*OneManArmy: Gang Ryong, Sa Paecheon, Soh Jinhong... hell, any high-level gosu can be considered one.
*RedBaron: Every notable gosu has an epithet befitting of their power and fighting style. The most famous: Dogko Ryong, the '''Heavenly Destroyer'''.
*RetiredBadass: Gha Woobok, once feared as the greatest killer of the Baekma Valley, left the murim and is now a door-to-door merchant. [[MandatoryUnretirement It didn't last long]].
*TheRival: How Soh Jinhong sees his relationship with Gang Ryong.
*RoaringRampageOfRevenge: Gang Ryong's is humorously subverted in the prologue chapter before it can even begin. However it's played a little straighter when Gang storms the Baekma Valley after finding out Gha Woobok had been kidnapped by them.
*RunningGag: People from the Doh Family have [[NoSenseOfDirection terrible directional sense]].
*TrainingFromHell: How Gang Ryong learned the Heavenly Destroyer's martial arts.
*UnderestimatingBadassery: Typically happens to those that face Gang Ryong without knowing who he is. Sometimes even after finding out.
*[[TheUsurper The Usurpers]]: The Four Heavenly Kings betrayed the Heavenly Destroyer, [[NotQuiteDead leaving him for dead]]. However, they ended up fighting amongst themselves and killed each other, sparking the eventual end of the Heavenly Destruction Sect.
*WorldsBestWarrior: The Heavenly Destroyer, before he was betrayed by the Four Heavenly Kings. Before him, Sa Paecheon was considered the strongest person from the old murim.
*YouAreFat: Despite Gang Ryong's extreme martial arts proficiency, people still call him out for his 'extra weight'.
**Soh Jinhong exclusively refers to Gang as "fatty".
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