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1[[quoteright:350: [[TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/98674_3.jpg]]]]²[[caption-width-right:350:Concordant Killer by Wayne Reynolds]]²²Born of Heaven and Hell is a being whose parents are from {{Heaven}} and {{Hell}} or its equivalent. Largely being part angel or God/Deity, and demon/Devil. They may be referred to as a {{Nephilim}}. This may be justified when {{Fallen Angel}}s or {{Ascended Demon}}s are involved.²²More often than not they will be portrayed as an AntiHero thanks to the contradiction of their very being; while they may want to do good (Heaven), their actions would be seen as violent or destructive (Hell).²²May face the brunt of the HalfBreedDiscrimination from both species. If they are lucky they may be left alone. However, they may be targeted for death for either being born or fear their hybrid nature would make them more powerful. If not, they may actually be accepted by one of the groups. Though, they will feel uneasiness about their hybrid nature.²²A FusionDance or a case of one gaining attributes of the other can accomplish the same effect.²²Most likely the end result of a literal AngelDevilShipping.²²Also see DivineParentage and SemiDivine.²²SubTrope of ChildOfTwoWorlds; might even overlap with OxymoronicBeing. If they have supernatural abilities, they might manifest as a YinYangBomb.²²----²!!Examples:²²[[foldercontrol]]²²[[folder:Anime and Manga]]²* Urd of ''Manga/AhMyGoddess'' is half-god, half-demon. In fact, her parents are the series' versions of {{God}} and {{Satan}}. Her hybrid nature also caused her Angel's, World of Elegance, hair and wings to be part white and black. She is also self-conscious on her hybrid nature.²* Guri from ''Manga/LoveTyrant''. She a daughter to [[spoiler:God and a female demon]]. Her appearance is a mixture of angel and demon with black angel wings and fangs. [[spoiler:She also gets white and black stripe horns and black bat wings as a demon while as an angel she gets a halo and white angel wings]]. ²* ''Anime/RageOfBahamutGenesis'' has Amira. She is a [[{{Nephilim}} nephilim]]. Half of her is an angel, but on the other half she is not a human but a demon. Still, she looks like an ordinary, if very pretty, human girl.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Comic Books]]²* ''ComicBook/{{Hellboy}}'' is an artificially created example. He was originally born from the union of a human witch and a male demon, but somehow got his right hand replaced with a massive stone hand--which came from a Hyperborean statue infused with the creative magic of [[OurAngelsAreDifferent the Archons]].²* ''ComicBook/{{Preacher}}'': Genesis (an entity as powerful as {{God}}) was created by a male angel impregnating a female demon, the resulting child escaping from containment and implanting itself within Jesse Custer, giving him the power to force anyone to do his bidding as long as they understand English (a literal Word of God). [[spoiler:Its entire creation was orchestrated by God (who already feeds on the love and faith of humans despite his making the Earth a CrapsackWorld), who wanted the love of a being as powerful as Himself.]]²* ''Comicbook/{{PS238}}'' has Malphast, the child of a male angel and a female demon (who represent OrderVsChaos). He's apparently the first, and nobody's quite sure of the extent of his powers. ²* ''ComicBook/{{Witchblade}}'' itself was a union between the Angelus which represents light and looks like an angel and the Darkness which represents dark and looks more demonic. Its creation was so it could act as a balance between its parents.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]²* The titular character from ''Film/LittleNicky'' is revealed to be the son of not only the Devil but a female angel, which is why he's a nice guy who does enjoy darker things. He is well-liked by both the denizens of Hell, with the exception of his half-demon brothers, and Heaven. He also has the ability to travel to Heaven or Hell after "death" on Earth, which requires him to do something good (Heaven) or bad (Hell) beforehand.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Light Novels]]²* In ''LightNovel/HighSchoolDXD''.²** Akeno and Rossweiss are a variation of this. The former is a FallenAngel while the latter is a {{Valkyrie}} who became reincarnated devils for Rias Peerage while obtaining their original powers along with gaining devil powers.²** Issei (part devil and dragon) would have children with all his girls, including Akeno (Human/Fallen Angel/Reincarnated Devil), Irina (Human/Reincarnated Angel) and Rossweiss (Valkyrie/Reincarnated Devil).²* ''LightNovel/MomoKyunSword''. It's revealed that [[spoiler:sisters Momoko and Onihime were children of a Celestial Maiden and Oni]].²* ''LightNovel/AMostUnlikelyHero''. Angelisians and Daemons are alien species that are similar to angels and demons respectively. [[spoiler:Alex Ryker is part Angelisian and Daemon which explains his DestructiveSavior tendencies]].²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Literature]]²* ''Literature/TheMortalInstruments'':²** Faeries are the offspring of angels and demons, and as one character puts it, they have the cruelty of demons and the beauty of angels.²** Tessa Gray, the protagonist of the prequel series Literature/TheInfernalDevices, is a Warlock (part [[{{Nephilim}} Shadowhunter]] and a Eidolon Demon).²** Jonathan Morgenstern is a shadowhunter, who is also largely demonic through [[BigBad Valentine's]] experiments. Lilith even claimed that she sees him as her own child, for she has given her blood to Valentin to make Jonathan the one he has become.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Live-Action TV]]²* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': Whistler is the product of an InterspeciesRomance between a pure-blood demon and an agent of ThePowersThatBe (basically an angel, although not depicted with wings). The Powers and the demons banded together to kill his parents for their transgression, but the Powers spared Whistler to serve as an agent of balance.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Tabletop Games]]²* ''TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons'':²** Concordant Killers are powerful outsiders that are part-celestial, part-fiend, rumored to have been created by gods of Neutrality to preserve the BalanceBetweenGoodAndEvil. These TrueNeutral beings wield Concordant Greatswords that are simultaneously holy, unholy, axiomatic and anarchic, know powerful magic like ''blasphemy'', ''dictum'', ''holy word'' and ''word of chaos'', and can shift their magical defenses to protect them against foes of a certain alignment. They work as hitmen for demon princes and deities alike, accepting favors instead of treasure, and collectively track their kills to make sure their operations don't favor one alignment over another.²** Infernals, described in the ''TabletopGame/EpicLevelHandbook'', are the offspring of Gods and [[ChaoticEvil Demons]]/[[LawfulEvil Devils]]. They take after their non-divine parents.²** A nonliving example would be the physical copies of the Pact Primeval, stored in Mount Celestia, Mechanus, and the lowest reaches of the Nine Hells of Baator. These powerful magical artifacts document the ancient accord between Asmodeus' devils and the deities of law that gave the baatezu permission to punish mortal souls in Hell, and thus register strongly as lawful, good ''and'' evil artifacts. Mortal characters who encounter this aura must make a saving throw or become ''confused'' at its oxymoronic nature, but outsiders suffer a more drastic reaction - devils may suffer a spontaneous demotion to a lower rank of baatezu and will eventually dissipate entirely. Thus, Asmodeus guards his copy of the Pact Primeval with exclusively mortal cultists.²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Video Games]]²* ''VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}'': A variation. Bayonetta's mother was an Umbra Witch with connection to the demons of Inferno and her father was a Lumen Sage who are aligned with the Angels of Paradiso. Being female, she was raised as a witch and shows no particular affinity for the heavenly side of her ancestry.²* ''VideoGame/{{Darksiders}}'', ''VideoGame/DarksidersII'', ''VideoGame/DarksidersIII'', and ''VideoGame/DarksidersGenesis'' feature the Four Horsemen, last of a race of half-angel, half-demon Nephilim.²* A FusionDance example in ''VideoGame/DigimonStoryCyberSleuth'' with Mastemon who is a fusion of Angewomon and [=LadyDevimon=].²* The ancestors of humans in the ''VideoGame/{{Diablo}}'' series are half-angel half-demon hybrids called the Nephalem. In ''VideoGame/DiabloIII'', it turns out your character is the first of the new Nephalem.²* Sicily from ''VideoGame/DisgaeaD2ABrighterDarkness'' is a demon-angel despite the fact that her brother Laharl is a [[HalfHumanHybrid Demon-Human]]. [[spoiler:This is due to their human mother, who was pregnant with Sicily at the time of her HeroicSacrifice, refusing the chance to become an angel and gave it to Sicily instead.]]²* ''VideoGame/DMCDevilMayCry'' turns Vergil and Dante from HalfHumanHybrids into half-angel, half-demon Nephilim. They are both hunted down by Mundus' demon army partly for their father betraying him and because Nephilim can kill demons.²* ''VideoGame/SuperPaperMario'': Luvbi is the daughter of Queen Jaydes of the Underwhere and King Grambi of the Overthere, [[spoiler:[[MacGuffinTurnedHuman though she isn't actually their biological daughter]].]]²* Invoked by the [[GreaterScopeParagon Pale King]] in ''VideoGame/HollowKnight''. The [[spoiler:Hollow Knight and Knight/Ghost]] alike are vessels, beings created from the empty shells of the King's children that were hollowed out and filled with the mysterious substance known as Void. The King's only dialogue in the game describes them as "Born of God and Void."²* Zagreus of ''VideoGame/{{Hades}}'' is the son of Greek mythology's original Olympian-chthonic power couple, Persephone and Hades. Consequently, he has received the dubious honor of being [[spoiler:a life god who cannot live outside the Underworld]].²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Visual Novels]]²* Sisters Lisianthus and Kikyou of ''VisualNovel/{{Shuffle}}'' are half God (father) and half Demoness (mother). Primula is a genetically-engineered hybrid of half-Goddess and half-Demoness²[[/folder]]²²[[folder:Webcomics]]²* ''Webcomic/HeroInTraining'' has Sanyiel. His hybrid "species" is said to be extremely unstable, but he manages to keep himself from [[SuperPowerMeltdown exploding]] by isolating the bulk of his angelic and demonic powers into a [[NemesisWeapon pair of swords]].²* ''ComicStrip/{{Nodwick}}'': In the June 12, 2001 [[http://comic.nodwick.com/?comic=2001-06-12 strip]], [[SarcasmMode Our Heroes]] encounter a real-estate dealing demon who claims his mother was a seraphim -that's how you know her cookies are sin-free!²[[/folder]]²----

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