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1The dastardly villains in the Alex Rider series.²²[[foldercontrol]]²²!!Sayle Industries ²[[folder: Herod Sayle]]²²An evil billionaire who wants to kill all of Britain's children via a computer virus he has placed in free computers he's given out.²----²* AdaptationalNameChange: His name is changed to Darrius Sayle in the movie.²* AdaptationalNationality: And top of that, he is changed from Lebanese to American in the movie. ²* BadGuysPlayPool: He plays pool with Alex Rider.²* BigBad: Of Stormbreaker.²* BondVillainStupidity: Averted. He dumps Alex in a Portuguese man of war tank; while it seems pretty elaborate, it's a trap he's 99% guaranteed to not survive, and Alex probably wouldn't have if he hadn't smuggled one of Smithers's gadgets into the tank with him. He also sends Nadia to make sure he dies.²* EvilIsPetty: Wants to kill thousands of children because the British PM bullied him in the past.²* FauxAffablyEvil: Acts kindly to Alex but when Alex's true identity is revealed is far less pleasant.²* FreudianExcuse: Wants to manipulate the Prime Minister into killing thousands of children because he got bullied by him as a child.²** FreudianExcuseIsNoExcuse: But of course, it's a completely weak excuse, which Alex calls him out for.²-->'''Alex''': Lots of kids get bullied and they don't turn into nutcases. You're really sad, Mr. Sayle.²* MeaningfulName: A [[ Biblical one]] at that, sharing his name with the king who (allegedly) ordered the mass murder of children around the time of Jesus's birth.²* MisplacedRetribution: Wants to kill all of Britain's children via manipulating the Prime Minister since he bullied him as a child. Said children are however innocent.²* TragicBigot: Deconstructed. He hates English school children for bullying him as a child but the targets of his revenge had nothing to do with the bullying he went through. ²* WouldHurtAChild: His main plan is to kill all of Britain's children over a tiny issue in his past.²²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Nadia Vole]]²²Sayle's henchwoman.²----²* DarkActionGirl: She definitely fits this trope.²* TheDragon: She helps Sayle with everything and is his top enforcer.²* HoistByTheirOwnPetard: [[spoiler: She tries to kill Alex by plunging him into a tank with Sayle's pet Man-O'-War, expecting him to either drown or get stung to death. Instead, Alex blows up the tank from the inside and the Man-O'-War stings her to death in the chaos that follows.]]²²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Mr. Grin]]²²Sayle's Pilot.²----²* AcePilot: Apparently so, as he helps Sayle fly his planes.²* GlasgowGrin: Ever since he got sliced in the mouth with a knife.²* KnifeNut: Definitely. He used to catch knives at a circus for a living, after all.²* UncertainDoom: His plane crashes but we don't know where he goes.²²[[/folder]]²²²!!Point Blanc Institute²²[[folder: Dr. Hugo Grief]]²A psychotic white supremacist who uses clones to replace children in rich families to slowly take over the world. Also slightly insane.²----²* AmoralAfrikaner: Was South Africa's former minister of science.²* CloningBlues: His main plan is to use clones of himself with plastic surgery to take over the world via inheriting empires of various famous people.²* DeadlyDoctor: Is a psychotic doctor who plans to take over the world.²* FauxAffablyEvil: Pretends to be kind but is actually a sadistic asshole, as shown by his completely polite demeanor while detailing [[ToThePain he plans to dissect Alex alive]].²* PoliticallyIncorrectVillain: An unrepentant xenophobe, and one of his goals is to re-institute Apartheid worldwide.²* TakeOverTheWorld: The ''only'' BigBad of any ''Alex Rider'' book to play the trope straight.²²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Eva Stellenbosch]]²* AmoralAfrikaner: Formerly an interrogator for the South African Secret Police and was fervently supportive of the Apartheid regime.²* BrawnHilda: Has huge muscles and a facial structure that "[isn't] quite human". She was also Miss South Africa in weight-lifting for five years in a row and her strength bowls over Alex in every encounter.²* TheDragon: To Dr. Grief, as the vice-principal of Point Blanc.²* GoodSmokingEvilSmoking: She regularly smokes cigars.²* {{Gonk}}: Almost time she appears, the book gives her an unflattering description.²²[[/folder]]²²!!Skeleton Key²[[folder: Alexei Sarov]]²A Russian General who wants to restore communism via using a nuclear submarine.²* AffablyEvil: The only villain that shows Alex genuine kindness, and he genuinely thinks he's doing what's best for Russia, though his methods are questionable at best.²* AlasPoorVillain: [[spoiler: Is so distraught than his plans were ruined combined with Alex telling him that he'd never want a father like him that he [[DrivenToSuicide kills himself]].]]²* EvilIsPetty: One of his plans after restoring Communism is to rebuild the Berlin Wall.²* GenreSavvy: [[spoiler:Sarov knows there is an underwater cavern beneath his island and deliberately sets a trap there to kill anyone who venture there.]]²* GloriousMotherRussia²* RedScare: Russian and evil.²* ReplacementGoldfish: Wants to adopt Alex after the death of his son.²* WellIntentionedExtremist: Believes Communist Russia was better. ²* WoobieDestroyerOfWorlds: Was driven to villainy via [[OutlivingOnesOffspring the death of his son,]] combined with the fall of the Soviet Union.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder: Conrad]]²* BloodKnight²* BodyHorror: You don't survive ''getting blow up by a bomb in your hands'' without picking up some nasty injuries to go along with it.²* ColdBloodedTorture: Interrogates Alex when he's tied to a slow-moving grinding mill. Decides to go through with it anyway once Alex coughs up the information.²* TheDragon: Sarov's personal assistant and assassin.²* HandicappedBadass: Surprisingly strong and fast despite his disability.²* HoistByHisOwnPetard: Was blown up by his own bomb in his backstory. He miraculously survived.²** [[spoiler:Though the metal plates holding him together prove to be his undoing.]]²* MadeOfIron: Almost literally: He has at least thirty metal pins in his body and easily shrugs off Alex's blows.²* PunnyName: Conrad sounds like 'comrade'²* TroublingUnchildlikeBehavior: When he was nine, he blew up his school with a bomb made in chemistry class [[DisproportionateRetribution after he was given a detention for being late.]]²[[/folder]]²²!!Drevin Industries²²[[folder: Nikolei Drevin]]²²[[/folder]]


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