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1[[foldercontrol]]²²!Overdeities²²[[folder:Hajun]]²'''[[VisualNovel/KajiriKamuiKagura Hajun]], God of [[HatePlague Killing Compulsion]]''' (The Evil One, 6th Heaven, Dai Yokukai Tengu-Dou, The Greatest Egotist, [[spoiler:Māra Papiyas]])²[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/hajun.png]]²* Overdeity²* Symbol: [[https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/rsz_pantheon_hajun_symbol.png A mandala overlayed by his third eye]]²* Theme Song: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lupu5KT8EO0 Sixth Heaven - The Tumor]], [[https://youtu.be/R8mtc_Kvrnk Hajun - Dai Yokukai Tengu-dou]]²* Alignment: ChaoticEvil²* Portfolio: [[ItsAllAboutMe Only caring about himself]], [[HatePlague Making all life kill each-other]], OmnicidalManiac, [[{{God}} God of the Multiverse]], [[AbstractApotheosis Being the embodiment of his law]], HatesEveryoneEqually, [[ReadingsAreOffTheScale Power beyond all measure]], AlmightyIdiot, MoodSwinger, [[LaughingMad Prone to mad cackles]] [[TalkativeLoon and rambling]], [[PowerEchoes Distorted and echoing voice]], [[HatesBeingTouched Resents being touched]]²* Domains: Narcissism, Power, Death, Hate, Pride²* Allies: None, his law and nature makes having allies impossible (The [[Pantheon/GrandUnitedAllianceOfDestruction GAUD]] forcefully made him one of their members due to his destructive potential, but treats him more like a mad attack dog.)²* Kindred spirits[[note]]Hajun ''DOES'' '''NOT''' reciprocate[[/note]]: [[Pantheon/{{Villains}} Majin Buu]], [[Pantheon/OthernessAbominations Giygas]], [[Pantheon/{{Contempt}} Mephisto (Diablo)]], [[Pantheon/CommonColors Khorne]], [[Pantheon/OrderAndChaos Dharkon]]²* Enemies: Everyone and everything. ²* Once a simple lonesome child that did not react to outside stimuli, he was taken by a group of cultists tired of the happiness brought by the 5th Heaven and were planning to supplant her with a new god. Purchased as a slave and then given the divine title of Hajun, he was then mummified and buried alive within a five-fold mausoleum where not even a sliver of light could reach. But Hajun's soul was far more powerful than the cultists realized. The world or its sensations did not matter to him and he only found comfort in his own solitude. This desire for solitude, however, was denied him even withing his mausoleum due to the ever-present sensation of his brother, known only as the Tumor, existing within him remained an ever-present irritation. This constant irritation eventually led him to madness and eventually lashed out as he ascended to become a god, mistaking the nagging phantom voice of his brother as the embrace of the 5th Heaven leading him to kill her and her guardians with only Tenma Yato escaping followed by him seizing the Throne.²* Hajun's law[[note]]Laws in the Shinza verse are not to be confused with Law as an alignment or moral ideology. Rather, it refers to natural laws. Basically, they rewrite the rule-book of the multiverse on how it functions on a conceptual level.[[/note]], Manji Mandala — Muryou Taisuu, is perhaps the most destructive law that has ever been emanated from the Throne. Born from his desire for solitude, it causes all living beings, regardless of their scale and family relation, begin to kill each other. From humans to animals and even insects. In addition, within his Law, souls cannot exist, causing those who die to never reincarnate as well as preventing new ones from being born. A slaughter fest on a multiversal scale, and it will continue until only Hajun is left. The only thing preventing this from happening was the Law of Tenma Yato that forced everything to a standstill, preventing Hajun's from being completed.²* Just as in his home-world, his ascension to the Pantheon was equally as violent, feeling the deities that reside within as a presence he cannot accept. While he was eventually subdued by the Pantheons most powerful members, the GUAD took notice of him and his abilities and quickly put him within their ranks without Hajun's consent. However, due to his extremely maddened and all rejecting nature, he is treated more like an attack dog than a true member. ²* Despite him being subdued, however, it was noted that there was a sudden rise of unexplainable egotism within the Pantheon, with deities doing things mostly just to stroke their own egos even with seemingly altruistic actions. Hajun was quickly found to be the cause due to a secondary feature of his Law. In essence, he is so egotistical that everyone else turns egotistical as well by him merely existing.²* [[Pantheon/{{Sadness}} The White]] have especially taken an interest in Hajun, seeing him not only as capable of bringing the Law vs Chaos conflict they so despise to an end, but also be able to do so in a way that can be viewed as heavily ironic, in essence bringing it to its logical conclusion. This is seen as especially dangerous due to the fact that as a natural law, none would even notice if Muryou Taisuu was emanated. Everyone would just spontaneously start killing each-other and through their eyes, it would seems like that is how it always has been, and anyone thinking otherwise would be seen as crazy and going against the natural order of things.²* Might be the single biggest OmnicidalManiac in the pantheon. More so than [[Pantheon/TimeManipulation Lord English]] who destroys ghosts, more so than [[Pantheon/{{Weather}} the Anti-Monitor]] who can at least be communicated with. Hajun will destroy everyone but himself and is completely unreasonable. The only souls to equal his madness are Majin Buu (and even then he can at least be distracted with candy) and Giygas, who shares immense power driving it completely insane and seeking to mindlessly destroy everything it can. Dharkon felt him to be a similarly apocalyptic force of chaos and destruction that wants to shape reality to its devastating will. It is unknown whether he recognizes their similarity or is even capable of it, but it's safe to say he doesn't care. Which is probably for the best, as teaming up with them would be a nightmarish scenario the pantheon might finally fall to.²* Despite what may be initially believed, [[Pantheon/{{Ambiguity}} Lucifer]] holds Hajun in quite a bit of disdain. Since Lucifer desires chaos and free will above all, not wholesale slaughter, he finds the nature of Hajun's law nothing short of tasteless. And to the surprise of no one, [[Pantheon/{{Faith}} YHVH]] also despises him, being one of the few times he and Lucifer agree on something. Not only does He see Hajun as a threat to his rule but just as a danger in general, to both Him and His chosen. Given how psychotic Hajun is, [[VillainHasAPoint most agree with]] [[EveryoneHasStandards YHVH's assessment of him]].²* The GUAD is the only group that can remotely have some influence over his direction, and that's only because their entire ethos is [[OmnicidalManiac the extinction of all life]]. [[Pantheon/{{Villains}} Melkor]] knows from personal experience dealing with [[Pantheon/{{Fear}} Ungoliant]] an alliance with someone as determined in their desire to destroy as Hajun cannot be swayed over to his side. And he feels if anyone's going [[Pantheon/MaximumSecurity to take that Throne]] and bring about the end of everything, it's going to be him. The Pantheon/GrandUnitedAllianceOfGood and Pantheon/GrandUnitedAllianceOfMachines simply responded with [[CaptainObvious "we think the destruction of everything is a bad thing"]]. ²* He really hates being touched, as in really, ''really'' hates it. And unfortunately for everyone, Hajun has a very loose definition of what constitutes as touched. At times, just being in the same realm as him is enough to make him feel like his personal space has been violated. Even [[Pantheon/{{Hatred}} Zamasu]], who's ego has him loathe mortals that touch him, thinks he needs to cool off. Whether this is projection and hypocrisy from his part, [[EveryoneHasStandards or even Zamasu thinks he's insane]] is unclear. In fact, it could be ''both''. Most think it's the former because he also ranted about "what do you expect when a mortal gets divine power?"²* One thing many deities in the pantheon tries to make bloody sure of is that Hajun and [[Pantheon/{{Emotion}} Gilgamesh]] are never in the same room. It is feared that their collective ego would break everything, or at the very least they would end up stuck in one nasty ego competition after the next. Those who are familiar with Hajun's history, however, are quick to point out that the most likely course of events would be that Hajun wouldn't even notice Gilgamesh, being too preoccupied with his own existence [[AlmightyIdiot despite his omniscience]]. Even the entire House of Pantheon/{{Pride}} is one to balk at the Greatest Egoist.²* Some are filled with enough hatred that they'd probably be allies out of admiration for Hajun's hate, were such even possible for the MadGod. Mephisto can relate given that he both is powered by hatred (and Hajun would be an endless source of hatred) and that Mephisto too despises everything and everyone. However, unlike Hajun, Mephisto is cunning enough to actually cooperate and work alongside others with common goals, even if deep down he hates them. Khorne loves(well, the closest thing it can have to love) the endless rage being emitted from Hajun. Asides from that, no-one in the House of Hatred wants anything to do with him. He is simply that irrational.²* In an attempt to pacify Hajun, he is kept in a separate dimensional space by the other deities, and is completely isolated from any outside interference, both direct and indirect. And for the most part, this has proven successful at keeping him calm. Unfortunately, this hasn't stopped some less than virtuous deities from trying to rile him up, most notably [[Pantheon/{{Hatred}} Yuuki Terumi]] tried to get his attention to wreak some havoc. Fortunately, he was stopped before being able to reach Hajun's space, though this hasn't stopped him from trying to do it again or tricking someone else into doing it. Though for now, Hajun lies dormant.²* [[Pantheon/PersonalityMisc Nyarlathotep]] meanwhile decided to fully embrace Hajun, but not only due to Hajun's own nature, but also with consideration to the cult that enabled his rise to power. He states that even in a world driven by inherent goodness where everyone could get a second chance, people still sought evil even within the most ideal of conditions and that it therefore is in human nature to always desire evil not matter what.²[[/folder]]²²!Greater Gods²²[[folder:Sheev Palpatine]]²'''[[Franchise/StarWars Sheev Palpatine]], God of TheEmpire and TheDarkSide''' (Darth Sidious, The Emperor, [[WebVideo/BackStrokeOfTheWest Speaker D, D The Superior]], [[Film/RevengeOfTheSith The]] [[MemeticMutation Senate, Frank, Too Weak, Alright, Evil]], [[WebVideo/RedLetterMedia Palpy]])²[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/emperor_sidious_7.png]]²* Greater God²* Symbol: The Sith Insignia.²* Theme Music: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h7c-n4k3XrU The Emperor]],[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Fol9kwQ6-k The Emperor Arrives]] and [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_azNOrE2nSM Emperor's Throne Room]].²* Alignment: NeutralEvil²* Portfolio: TheEmperor, GalacticConqueror, TheManBehindTheMan, TheDarkSide, {{Manipulative|Bastard}} [[TheChessmaster chessmasters]], {{Gambit Roulette}}s, {{Evil Chancellor}}s, JumpingOffTheSlipperySlope, ThePowerOfHate, [[EarthShatteringKaboom Having Planets Destroyed]], [[VillainousLegacy Posthumous Evil]], CompleteMonster.²* Domains: Evil, Darkness, Politics, Tyranny, Corruption, Manipulation, Hatred.²* HighPriest: [[VideoGame/ValkyriaChronicles Maximilian]].²* Superior: [[Pantheon/{{Narrative}} George Lucas]]²* Allies: [[Pantheon/OutlooksOnLife Grand Moff Tarkin]], [[Pantheon/{{Knowledge}} Grand Admiral Thrawn]], the Imperial Missile Boat, [[Pantheon/{{Mentalism}} Tzeentch]], [[Pantheon/MotivationsForEvil the Red Skull]], [[Pantheon/{{Planning}} Light Yagami]], [[Pantheon/MindGames Sosuke Aizen]], [[Pantheon/{{Insanity}} Megatron]], Emperor Mateus Palamecia, Big Brother, [[Pantheon/{{Hatred}} Kefka Palazzo]], [[Pantheon/MedicalConditions General Grievous]], [[Pantheon/VillainousAttitude M.Bison]], [[Pantheon/ValuesAndEthics Ghetsis Harmonia, Barney Stinson]], [[Pantheon/{{Workmanship}} Mr. Plinkett]]²** Former ally: [[Pantheon/FamilyDynamics Darth Vader]]²* BastardUnderstudy: [[Pantheon/ActsOfWar Count Dooku]]²* Rivals: Sauron, Thanos, [[Pantheon/{{Transformations}} Frieza]], [[Pantheon/{{Monsters}} Davros]], [[Pantheon/FormsOfImmortality Lord]] [[Pantheon/NamingConvention Voldemort]], [[Pantheon/BodilyForm Dante (Full Metal Alchemist)]], [[Pantheon/ExtraterrestrialAbilities The Combine]]²* Enemies: '''EVERY SINGLE JEDI''' (primarily [[Pantheon/EnergyWeaponry Luke]] [[Pantheon/{{Mentalities}} Skywalker]] [[Pantheon/{{Siblings}} Leia Organa]]), [[Pantheon/ActsOfWar Lelouch vi Britannia]], [[Pantheon/MannersOfDeath Suzaku Kururugi]], Havelock Vetinari, [[Pantheon/{{Heroes}} Captain America]], [[Pantheon/HeroicArchetypes Batman]], [[Pantheon/{{Technology}} Optimus Prime]], Josiah Bartlet, [[Pantheon/OtherEmotions Guy Shishioh]], [[Pantheon/{{Speech}} Kamina]], [[Pantheon/{{Colours}} Char Aznable]], Ryouma Nagare, Robin Hood, [[Pantheon/ElementsAndNatureOther Zapdos]], [[Pantheon/MedicalConditions Nunnally Lamperouge]].²* Opposed by: Alien gods²* Born on Naboo 82 years before the Battle of Yavin, Palpatine would become the apprentice and eventual [[KlingonPromotion usurper]] of the Sith Master Darth Plagueis. Through his Dark Side alter-ego Sidious, he would [[Film/{{ThePhantomMenace}} mastermind the Invasion of Naboo]] to get himself the position of Supreme Chancellor, and later use the Clone Wars to rise further in power. Through [[TheChessmaster masterful manipulation and planning]], he would accomplish Sith's millennia-old dream of conquering the Star Wars galaxy, and cause the near-extinction of the Jedi. Founding [[TheEmpire the first Galactic Empire]] through sheer [[ManipulativeBastard manipulative bastardry]], it came to almost no surprise he would join the Trope Pantheon as the God of TheEmpire, and TheDarkSide.²** Upon his ascension, his former minions, Vader, Thrawn, the Death Star, and the Imperial Missile Boat flocked to his side and once again swore their undying loyalty to him and his goals. This is a source of alarm to many members of the Pantheon, since not only does Palpatine have control over two super weapons, but also Vader's 501st Legion, which gives him the resources needed to stage his own possible revolution against the Pantheon. He ''is'' aware that Vader and the 501st are waiting to turn on him, and that Thrawn and the Imperial Missile Boat are carefully looking away should that happen.²*** Darth Vader has as of now completely separated himself from following Palpatine even with the blatant subtext of [[TheStarscream trying to usurp him]]. This has caused some discord with the Empire, and Palpatine is re-using his interregnum apprentice Count Dooku/Darth Tyrannus to fill the void.²*** [[Film/TheRiseOfSkywalker It's come to light]] that he may possibly have some involvement with [[TheRemnant the Empire's remnant, the First Order]].²** Apparently VERY overjoyed when he's allowed to be a God, sitting on the Pantheon. Every day, he celebrates by shouting '''[[LargeHam POWERRRRRRRR!]] [[MemeticMutation UNLIMITED POWERRRRRRRR!]]''' while blasting some poor statue (and, Maximilian's underling Selvaria Bles, who attempted a coup d'état to free Maximilian from Palpatine's grip, and he has succeeded in plotting her removal with the help of [[VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends House Noxus]]).²* Palpatine is one of, if not ''the'' strongest Dark Siders of all time. Of his repertoire of Dark Side abilities, Palpatine's favored attack is Force Lightning; a terrible, [[ThePowerOfHate hate-filled]] jolt of electricity used [[ElectricTorture to cause great pain]]. Zapdos is not amused by his use of this, believing it an affront to electric attacks.²* As with any true Sith, Palpatine is ultimately motivated by [[DespotismJustifiesTheMeans power for it's own sake]], though is very skilled at playing it off as a ReluctantRuler [[LawfulEvil who established a dictatorship for peace and security]]. While a member of the GUAE, he's able to pull strings in a lot of the GUAL's endeavors(though for once is honest in saying [[NotMeThisTime he's not behind any of]] [[Pantheon/{{Faith}} YHVH's]] shenanigans).²* Was very impressed upon reading Barney Stinson's argument [[RootingForTheEmpire for the Galactic Empire]], and has gotten him a job as an Imperial Propaganda agent. [[BenevolentBoss Palpatine's treated him unusually well]], [[PragmaticVillainy though only to keep him on his side]].²* Palpatine acknowledges that [[Pantheon/{{MainHouse}} Melkor]] [[MadeOfEvil emanates]] the Dark Side, but refuses to believe [[GreaterScopeVillain he's the source]] [[SatanicArchetype of it]]. He'll still pledge loyalty and attempt to serve as one of his [[CoDragons co-dragons]], but only to bide his time [[TheStarscream and usurp the]] GodOfEvil.²* Held in disdain towards most alien deities, as his regime [[FantasticRacism is oppressive to non-humans]]. Palpatine has stated that he doesn't hold the racist views of his enforcers, and mainly used it to help keep power. [[EqualOpportunityEvil He consider all species to be equal]]...that is, [[HatesEveryoneEqually equally inferior]] [[ItsAllAboutMe to Palpatine]].²** Ultimately, Palpatine considers anyone who serves him [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness disposable if no longer useful]]. This having happened thrice, it makes one wonder if anyone would want to be his apprentice. Of course, Palpatine's good at using this for his endgame as well.²* Is trying to get all the evil alignment Pantheon members to join him in support of his eventual coup d'état of the Main House, both openly and covertly. So far, he's had some success...²** Naturally, Palpatine has a lot of rivals to contend with. Mainly, he's trying to fight for the position of ''the'' dark lord in the pantheon, resulting in him at arms with Sauron and Voldemort. The House of Luck and Fortune is making bets on how will usurp who.²** As one of the most well-known [[GalacticConqueror galactic conquerors]], he considers Thanos and Frieza rivals, coveting the former's opinion. Frieza isn't concerned, but Thanos knows to be cautious with the seemingly frail old dictator.²* It's been said [[WordOfGod by his creator that he's essentially]] [[SatanicArchetype the Devil]], and [[WordOfSaintPaul his actor thinks]] [[EvilerThanThou he's worse]]. So far the Emperor hasn't commented on either assertion.²* Most gods have been curious as to what, if anything, is Emperor Palpatine's first name. Most assumed it was Cosinga like his supposed father, however it has been revealed as Sheev. [[TomTheDarkLord Naturally, he doesn't like using it]] [[BerserkButton and will use Sith Lightning on you]] if you make fun of him for it.²* Not particularly fond of the House of Family in general. He found his own to be severely limiting to his [[AmbitionIsEvil ambitions of being a Dark Lord]], [[SelfMadeOrphan and thus killed them]]. It was also [[ThePowerOfLove the familial love of Vader]] that got him killed.²** Got along with Ghetsis due to [[AbusiveParents what he did to N]]. Having "adopted" [[TheDragon Darth Maul]] and molding him into his apprentice, he can get behind his LaserGuidedTykeBomb strategy.²* If there is anything good to say about Palpatine, it's that he's [[WickedCultured a patron of the arts]], even [[AlienArtsAreAppreciated the alien arts]]. He seems genuinely fond of the House of Theater, and can usually be seen there [[VillainsOutShopping simply enjoying the act]]. Also, [[EveryoneHasStandards even he]] thinks that the GUAD is crazy and will pitch in to fight them off, though this is just because [[EvilVersusOblivion there's no point in being the Emperor of a graveyard]].²** According to Grand Admiral Thrawn, he founded the Empire [[UtopiaJustifiesTheMeans to prepare the galaxy against]] [[Literature/{{NewJediOrder}} a sadomasochistic race of fanatic invaders beyond the galaxy]], and much of his tyranny in the pantheon was part of him predicting and preparing for the GUAD. [[JerkWithAHeartOfJerk NONE of this is true]], but Palpatine lets his followers believe this in order to [[ManipulativeBastard play the field]].²* While Vader shed his mortal coil, some legends state [[ComicBook/{{DarkEmpire}} he came back for a time as a series of clones]]. Time will tell if he's revealed to have tried to make clones for himself, but given [[ImmortalitySeeker his talk of Darth Plagueis]] it's not unlikely he did try. Plus a few believe [[JokerImmunity he's just too good of a villain to stay dead]].²* He's learned that [[Film/{{TheForceAwakens}} his Empire survived him]], but after thirty years it's in a broken remnant [[BecameTheirOwnAntithesis not unlike a Rebel group]]. Palpatine has found this somewhat amusing, but otherwise doesn't care because [[ItsAllAboutMe he's not alive to rule it]].²* Like [[Pantheon/{{OthernessAbominations}} Cthulhu]] he has [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYLT29ZxExA&list=PLD99B6A13717D35C9&index=1 a show which shows his friendlier side]], though this may just be propaganda using a puppet. He also does skits on [[Pantheon/TheatricConvention Robot Chicken]] when he's feeling [[LaughablyEvil comical]], often showing his more [[{{Jerkass}} insulting]], [[ClusterFBomb foul-mouthed]], and [[HairTriggerTemper ill-tempered]] side.²** [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVNUTP36JHY Once tried to apply for another job]] after getting really drunk.²* Surprisingly, there are times when he does show some camaraderie with some of his fellow Villains, as [[WebAnimation/{{HowItShouldHaveEnded}} he is the owner and bartender of]] [[BadGuyBar the Villain Pub]], in which many villains are commonly seen relaxing, complaining about heroes, or discussing various subjects. This is arguably Palpatine [[AffablyEvil at his friendliest]], though of course this aspect of his personality is completely absent in all other situations.²* [[MemeticMutation Has told many people about the tragedy of Darth Plagueis the Wise]]. As he claims, it's not a story the Jedi would tell you. As other claims, it's always as annoying when he brings it up every time.²* Is now going by a large number of [[WhosOnFirst names]], including [[MemeticMutation Frank, Alright, Evil, Too Weak, and most prominently, The Senate]]. Palpatine has nothing to say in response to this. He has responded however with lightning to the face against Beavis and Butthead when they successfully revived the name [[WesternAnimation/RobotChicken Darth Syphilis]] upon examining his face under the hood.²* Is a fan of Mr. Plinkett's reviews, and rumor has it that he has taken the man as a potential apprentice.²* Also present in the House of Pantheon/TyrannicalFigures and the [[Pantheon/PantheonLeaders Main House]].²[[/folder]]²²!Intermediate Gods²²[[folder:Souther]]²'''[[Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar Souther]], God of [[LoveIsAWeakness Abhorrence Towards Love]]''' ([[SpellMyNameWithAnS Thouther, Thouzer]], Holy Emperor)²[[quoteright:350:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/setertyrghf_0.jpg]] ²* Intermediate God²* Symbol: His massive Pyramid for his Master.²* Theme Music: [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSpaQ7bAC2o Souther's Pyramid]]²* Alignment: LawfulEvil²* Portfolio: EvilOverlord, MadeOfIron, [[FreudianExcuse High Childhood-Crappitude-to-Adult-Bastardry Ratio]], [[MoralEventHorizon Nigh-Unforgivable Depravity]], [[DracoInLeatherPants Charisma Beyond the Fourth Wall]], [[LoveIsAWeakness Hating the Concept of Love]].²* Domain: Mentalism, War, Evil, Rulership.²* Opposed by: [[Pantheon/LifeAndDeath Kenshiro, Raoh]], everyone in the House of Love.²* When he was mortal, his beloved master tricked him into killing his master, causing him to go insane. Kenshiro defeated and forgave him after his little bit of sanity-regaining. However, as he ascends to the Pantheon, his Master shook his head in disgust at what Souther had become in his life. Thinking that the Pantheon is ''the same'' like CrapsackWorld he lived in, he snapped ''even more''.²* One of the few people unaffected by [[Pantheon/{{Emotion}} Chiyo's]] cuteness; Souther has also exclaimed that she will not be spared by his brutality if she crosses his way. It makes him a negative figure amongst Good gods, but Evil gods say ''it's awesome''.²* Many would wonder why he's not in the House of Love due to his title. Here's the answer: Souther ''hates'' all of them and consider them weaklings for clinging to such a thing called 'Love'. Thus, he considers the move to the House of Hatred the most logical, fitting choice.²* Has been spending a lot of time as of late [[http://myanimelist.net/anime/31018/Hokuto_no_Ken:_Ichigo_Aji trying to befriend Kenshiro]]. Nobody knows what to think of this.²** Perhaps he hasn't forgotten [[AlasPoorVillain how their fateful battle in the mortal realm ultimately ended]], and its likely that [[ManlyTears neither has Kenshiro]].²[[/folder]]²²!Lesser Gods²²[[folder:William Stryker]]²'''[[Franchise/XMen William Stryker]], God of [[FeelingOppressedByTheirExistence Unprovoked Hatred]]''' (Reverend Stryker, [[Film/XMenFilmSeries Colonel Stryker]])²[[quoteright:259:https://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/stryker_4.png]]²* Lesser God²* Symbol: The Purifiers' cross²* Alignment: LawfulEvil (thinks he's LawfulGood)²* Portfolio: SinisterMinister, KnightOfCerebus, [[FantasticRacism Genocidally Racist Towards Mutants]] [[EqualOpportunityEvil But Tolerant Of Human Groups]], KnightTemplar, EvilVirtues, [[OffingTheOffspring Killed His Own Son]] [[ThatThingIsNotMyChild For Being a Mutant "Monster"]], VillainousValor, WouldHurtAChild, [[WorkingClassHero Working Class Villain]], [[BadassPreacher Capable Reverend]], RightWingMilitiaFanatic, BlackAndWhiteInsanity, [[ObliviouslyEvil Genuinely Believes Mutants Are Demons]], VillainWithGoodPublicity²* Domains: Faith, The Military, Prejudice, Self-Righteousness, Evangelicalism²* Heralds: [[Franchise/XMen The Purifiers]]²* Followers: [[Manga/OnePiece Hody Jones]], [[Film/IngloriousBasterds Hans Landa]], [[Literature/LifeTheUniverseAndEverything The Silastic Armorfiend of Striterax]], [[Franchise/TheElderScrolls The Thalmor]]²* Allies: [[Pantheon/{{Tastes}} Archibald Snatcher]], [[Pantheon/Warhammer40000 The Imperium of Mankind]] (somewhat), [[Pantheon/{{Categorism}} Teyrn Loghain]] ²* TeethClenchedTeamwork with: [[Pantheon/{{Faith}} YHVH]], [[Pantheon/ReligiousFigures Alexander Anderson]], [[Pantheon/TaintedLove Judge Claude Frollo]], [[Pantheon/VillainousCounterparts The Drowned]]²* Enemies: ''Every single mutant'' in and out of the Pantheon, and most who would support them, ''especially'' [[Pantheon/OtherPowers Kitty Pride]], [[Pantheon/MetalAndMinerals Magneto]] and [[Pantheon/NonVehicularTravel Kurt Wagner]], along with [[Pantheon/EyeQuantity Turanga Leela]] and [[Pantheon/TimePlacement Philip J. Fry]]. For that matter every single demon and version of Lucifer/Satan in and out of the Pantheon no matter the alignment. He also detests [[Pantheon/{{Betrayal}} Ragyo Kiryuin, Jake Sully]], [[Pantheon/{{Villains}} Griffith]], [[Pantheon/{{Demons}} The Godhand]] and [[Pantheon/EvilActions Davros]], along with [[Pantheon/ShinMegamiTensei any SMT Protagonist]].²* Opposes: [[Pantheon/MotivationsForEvil Red Skull]]²* Opposed by: Good-aligned members of the House of Pantheon/{{Faith}} like Father Kerras and Father Merrin²* William "Bill" Stryker was a sergeant in the army, and may have been involved in the Weapon X program. When his pregnant wife was exposed to radiation, the child was physically mutated. He believed it was a monster, [[OffingTheOffspring stabbing the newborn]]. Snapping his wife's neck and attempted suicide after, he would reach rock-bottom as a drunk to his actions. When learning of Professor Xavier's news articles about mutants, he became convinced that God has saved him to save the world from mutants, which he believed were demons.²* In his fanatical belief, Stryker believes that mutants are actually Satan's plot to corrupt mankind, being literal demons from Hell. They did nothing wrong to him personally, he just happens to [[FeelingOppressedByTheirExistence feel oppressed by their existence]] as many human antagonists of the X-Men. Admittedly [[NotSoDifferent mutant villains can feel the same about humans]]. He's a competent preacher and has made his temple a studio for televangelism, though given how varied members of the pantheon are it hasn't gotten as much traction.²* Because of his views on mutants, ''every'' single mutant despises him and in turn he despises every single mutant. This includes those outside Earth-616, like Turanga Leela. He likes the Imperium of Mankind's views on the "purity" of the human genome and the religious bent they have towards it, and is ready to serve them. That being said, he doesn't much care or agree for their more ruthless and callous actions towards their fellow men, or the CrapsackWorld that is the 41st millennium.²* Should be noted that he is a ''fantastic'' [[FantasticRacism racist]], not a contemporary example. [[EqualOpportunityEvil He's tolerant towards human races]], even respecting other religions despite being TheFundamentalist. He is just as repulsed by the Red Skull as most people are, only tolerating him because of his plan to commit genocide on the mutants. While their SinisterMinister profile permits him to work with Frollo, he does not agree with the [[DirtyOldMonk perverted preacher's]] hatred towards gypsies.²* The religious bent he has means he despises any and all demons. While demons do seem to be AlwaysChaoticEvil in his universe and many others, the pantheon has plenty of morally neutral or [[DarkIsNotEvil good-aligned]] demons, yet he treats them as no less depraved. Even the ones from Nippon Ichi, who regard him as utterly evil. He has declared a personal war against all versions of Lucifer and Satan as well, though they aren't too concerned with the raving zealot.²* One wound think that he would be lining up to worship YHVH, but not quite. He's not entirely down with TheEvilsOfFreeWill, though does admire His desire to make an egalitarian and orderly world. On the flip side, being EqualOpportunityEvil the Great Will doesn't agree with him thinking mutants are demons, when they have just as much a right to worship Him [[WorldOfSilence forever and ever]]. They seem to agree to disagree.²* All for Alexander Anderson's slaying of monsters, wishing to team up with him. This was a contested relationship due to Anderson being more of an AntiHero, and lacking the FantasticRacism Stryker had against mutants. He has made it clear that he considers him to be a disgrace against the faith, and ''only'' tolerates him to help slay monsters, vampires, werewolves and the such. The rest of the House of Pantheon/{{Faith}} either despises or otherwise doesn't care for him.²* Archibald Snatcher was very interested in Stryker and wanted his help to get rid of the trolls, and other "monsters". He agreed that mutants were demons, though unlike the SinisterMinister [[ItsAllAboutMe it was to increase social status by exploiting them]]. The two have agreed to work together...for now. As the god of FantasticRacism, Teyrn Loghain understands him.²* Any human who sympathizes with the mutant plight, in his eyes, [[CategoryTraitor is a traitor to humanity]]. He was utterly disgusted to learn of Philip J Fry's deep and powerful love for the mutant Leela, especially upon learning he's literally gone to the end of the universe and beyond for her and helped the mutants be free from their conditions in the sewers. While it is hard for [[NiceGuy Fry]] to truly hate anyone, Stryker is a definite exception. ²* Along with people like Fry, he considers Ragyo Kiryuin and Jake Sully traitors towards humanity due to siding with, as he sees, the enemy. Admittedly his views are totally justified with Ragyo. He hates Davros(again, justifiably) as the ''worst'' traitor of all; having his race replaced by psychotic mutants in the form of the Daleks, all to satisfy [[AGodAmI his delusions of godhood]]. Flipped his shit upon learning of Griffith and the Godhand due to willing transforming into actual demons, and all SMT protagonists due to siding with them.²[[/folder]]²----

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