Characters in Dino Attack RPG who are either too difficult to classify as a "hero" or "villain"; civilians who do not take part in the action; or characters simply unaffiliated with Dino Attack Team in any way.
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A former small-time criminal, Montoya is a fairly morally-grounded individual who has since reformed himself and tried to make a better life with his girlfriend.
- Badass Driver: Unlike Trigger we actually get to see Montoya behind the wheel, seeing as he took on the job of the getaway driver during the Dacta Corp. This was especially evident when it came time for him and Trigger to make their escape, and he had to navigate a busy intersection while Silencia Venomosa was climbing all over the car trying to kill them both.
- Disposable Pilot: Averted. During the flashback Montoya was in a very good position to become this considering his being alone and vulnerable during the heistnote and later getting into a nasty car accident, but he was ultimately one of the only two survivors of the heist and eventually the last surviving participant.
- The Driver: Did I mention that he's a good driver?
- Foil: In the flashback, Montoya serves as a foil to the other crooks, being the one man grounded by a sense of morality in contrast to the more professional attitude of the others. Schiess and the other crooks are depicted as cold-blooded killers simply in it for the money, while we get a glimpse into Montoya's personal life and see that he is merely trying to provide for his girlfriend and in fact wants to go clean after this one last job. This was alluded to in his interactions with the other crooks- while the other men are seen committing murder the most illegal things Montoya ever does is drive a stolen truck and stage an accident to cover for a murder, and possibly drive a stolen car in which he assists the escape of fugitives. (Yes, technically those are illegal but seem pretty small in comparison, especially given that, as the getaway driver, he waited outside while the actual heist was committed). He also called out his partner for refusing to pay a waitress's tip.
- This carries forward into the present, where Trigger becomes determined to kill Amanda out of a moral code that involves killing those who double-cross him, refusing to accept the fact that she has changed in the years since. Montoya is no less keen to see Silencia brought to justice, but on a personal level because of the people she killed. Unlike Trigger, however, Montoya is unable to shoot her in cold blood, and eventually comes to accept the fact that she has reformed and manages to forgive her.
- It's commonly accepted that this was the reason Montoya received a much warmer reception than Trigger. Whereas Trigger was spending most of his time being a Jerkass we actually got a glimpse into Montoya's personal life, revealing his motivations to be more than Only in It for the Money note .
- Good Smoking, Evil Smoking: Possibly provides a middle ground between the two areas, since despite being a reasonably nice guy the smoking habit helps establish that he is a crook and fits in with many of the other (comparatively) worse criminals seen in the RPG.
- Justified Criminal: Montoya is just trying to provide for his girlfriend. He doesn't even do much that could be considered illegal aside from driving stolen vehicles (which he himself didn't steal), aiding the escape of a fellow convict, and covering for his partners. Seems pretty small given his partners are guilty of cold-blooded murder and property theft.
- Kill It with Fire: The original concept for his first present-day meeting with Amanda was for him to go all Reservoir Dogs on her- duct tape her to a chair, torture her, deliver a short speech about all the people she killed, douse her in gasoline, and then drop a cigarette. This idea was later retconed into discontinuity when PeabodySam admitted to not finding this scenario believable based on Montoya's previously established character and the fact that Amanda would most likely not be placed into such as situation easily.
- Meaningful Name: A few different meanings, not all of which intentional:
- Trigger was a loose expy of Jack Crow from John Carpenter's Vampires. While not based as much on the original character, Montoya's name was a reference to the former's inspiration, also keeping to the fact that they were both former partners and the lone survivors of a horrific massacre.
- Out of the seven crooks hired by Mindstorms Inc., three (Orange, Keaton, and Verbal) were named after characters from famous crime films, two (Scorsese, Deniro) were named after people associated with crime films and one (Schiess, AKA Trigger) was named after a real-life mercenary. It's worth noting that Montoya was named after a character from a gritty vampire action movie, thus making him the odd man out. This is also fitting with his personality- unlike the cold-blooded crooks just in it for the money Montoya has no real desire to be involved with crime and is only doing so out of desperation to provide for his girlfriend.
- Montoya shares his surname with Inigo Montoya. When he is introduced in the present and heard about Silencia guess what he tried to do...
- Morality Pet: Toward Trigger, though he is unable to keep him morally grounded. During the heist, he was the first to call one of his partners out for refusing to pay a waitress's tip.
- Nice Guy: This fact alone helped him become more sympathetic than his partner.
- Nice to the Waiter: His Establishing Character Moment, as a Shout-Out to Reservoir Dogs, when he called out one of his partners for refusing to tip a waitress. This most likely has to do with his relationship with Debbie and his knowledge of how hard it can be to get by and make a living in that occupation.
- One Last Job: Montoya intended the Dacta Corp. heist to be his last job before he'd go straight. Sure enough, he did manage to start a new life with his girlfriend.
- Only One Name: Montoya's first name was never stated. Fittingly, his girlfriend Debbie's last name was never mentioned either.
- One True Love: Unusually for Atton Rand (a player who very rarely touched on romantic sub-plots), this is hinted to be his relationship with Debbie- especially given they manage to stay together ten years after the botched heist that forced them to run away in the first place.
- Pet the Dog: He openly called his own partner out for not paying a waitress's tip. It's implied that this is because his girlfriend is also struggling to get by as a waitress.
- Poke the Poodle: Montoya's on-screen "crimes" can be summed up as driving a stolen truck (which technically he himself did not steal) and crashing it to cover up a hijacking, driving a possibly stolen car, not ratting out his partners, and helping a criminal get away from the scene of a crime. Yes, technically these are all illegal, but this helps establish his character, since these actions seem rather small compared to said partners.
- Precision F-Strike: Usually how his curse words come out.
- Punch-Clock Villain: Even more so than his partners, as Montoya is simply trying to make a living for him and his waitress girlfriend. He also got very defensive when one of his partners refused to pay for a waitress's tip.
- Reformed Criminal
- Retirony: Inverted. Out of all the criminals in Trigger's flashback, Montoya is clearly the most morally sound, and is the one man out of the lot who was planning to go straight and settle down with his girlfriend. As it happened, not only was he one of the only survivors of the heist, but, as of the final battle, he's now the last surviving participant.
- Shotguns Are Just Better: Possibly the only person in the entire RPG to invoke this, as it was his weapon of choice in the (canon) scene where he attempts to take revenge on Amanda.
- Sir Swears-a-Lot: Not quite as much as Trigger, but he does frequently curse a lot more than some of the other characters. This is in part due to his background as a small-time criminal.
- Shout-Out: Due to his being Trigger's old partner, he was rather fittingly named in reference to his inspiration. He also got angry at one of his partners for not wanting to pay a waitress's tip.
- Sidekick Graduations Stick: Montoya became a much more independent character after Trigger died.
- Sole Survivor: Both Trigger and Amanda died in the final battle, that with the deaths of the CEOs made Montoya the last surviving participant of the Dacta Corp. heist. This particular one is rather ironic when you consider in John Carpenter's Vampires, it's the other way round: Jack Crow survives while Montoya is presumably doomed to become a vampire and meet his end by Crow's hand.
Dude's personal bowling buddy, a hot-tempered middle-aged man who spends most of his time either telling Donnie to shut up or going bowling when there's more important things going on.
- Berserk Button: Anything.
- Disproportionate Retribution: If Sarah's anything to go by, then apparently Walter pulled a gun on someone for stepping over the line during a bowling match. He later did exactly that to Nubby Stevens at the LEGO Island party after the Dino Attack ended.
- Expy: of Walter Sobchak.
- Failed a Spot Check: Walter decided that it was a good idea to go bowling during the final battle, simply because the lanes were not being used. Later on he (rather foolishly) tried to threaten Pharisee when he interrupted the bowling match.
- Only One Name
- Too Dumb to Live: Yes, bowling in an abandoned alley with the entire city being rampaged by mutant dinosaurs is a great idea.
- That's not getting into the fact that after Pharisee broke into the alley, Walter actually tried to stand up to him and even pulled his gun on him. Let's just say that confrontation didn't end well.
- Your Answer to Everything: "Oh znap it, let's go bowling" or "SHUT THE ZNAP UP DONNIE!"
A bowling partner to Dude and Walter. Often getting yelled at and told to shut up.
- Butt-Monkey: Not quite as bad as his namesake, but Walter does have a tendency to yell at him.
- Expy: Of Donny.
Minerva Fabello's mother, who is mentally unbalanced after the death of her husband.
- Alcoholic Parent: Athena Fabello was this at one point before losing her mind.
- Drowning My Sorrows: Became an alcoholic as a result of her husband's death.
- Cloud Cuckoo Lander: She comes across as this, primarily when meeting Oswald and Blaire in Napoleon XIV and as a nineteen-year-old.
- Death Equals Redemption: Minerva finally forgave Athena in the latter's dying moments.
- Does Not Like Shoes
- Killed Off for Real
- Mama Bear: Athena Fabello tackled, fought, and strangled to death a Mutant Lizard for attacking her son.
- Sanity Slippage: Athena Fabello's sanity began slipping after the death of her husband and her alcoholism to cope. Her son Oswald's sanity started slipping after the Dino Attack began. He finally went off the slippery slope when learned the Darkitect was real and murdered his mother.
- So Proud of You: Athena Fabello to her daughter Minerva.
- Strong Family Resemblance: Zach believed Athena to be attractive based on Athena looking extremely similar to Minerva.
- Trauma-Induced Amnesia: Trying to erase the memory of her husband's death helped Athena complete her Sanity Slippage.
- Tsundere: Athena appears to have been a Type A as a young adult.
A young girl who was orphaned when her parents were killed by Mutant Raptors, Mary Rose took to surviving on the streets by herself. Believing Greybeard to be her grandfather, she quickly melted his heart, causing the old pirate to swear to no end to protect the little girl.
- Badass and Child Duo: Mary Rose is the Child to Greybeard's Badass.
- Expy: Mary Rose draws elements from Newt and young Annabeth Chase.
- Heartwarming Orphan
- Like a Son to Me: Although they are not biologically related, Greybeard sees Mary Rose as if she really were his granddaughter.
- Trauma-Induced Amnesia: According to PeabodySam, this is how Mary Rose tries to cope with witnessing the Dino Attack later in her life. However, despite blocking out the memories, she still feels their unconscious impact on her mind (for example, she suffers from herpetophobia).
A humble man who tended to a bar in LEGO City, Bartholomew Enderson unwittingly found himself thrust into the role of Silencia Venomosa's Secret Keeper when she came into his bar one day. During the Dino Attack, he moved his business to the Antarctic refugee facilities.
- The Bartender
- Expy: Bartholomew Enderson takes some loose inspiration from Dominic, another fictional bartender who is known for being The Confidant to his customers.
- I Have a Family: Bartholomew Enderson used this line when he was confronted by Silencia Venomosa. He later confessed that it was the greatest mistake he ever made, since she decided to use it as leverage against him.
- Morality Pet: Acted as one to Silencia Venomosa, since he was one of the very few people she genuinely cared about.
- Obsessive-Compulsive Barkeeping: Bartholomew Enderson has a tendency to be found cleaning a glass that was already sparkling clean. This is even how he is introduced during the Dacta heist flashback. This trope is even justified, since the action of cleaning a glass helps him feel more comfortable... and he certainly needed all the comfort he could get while working for Silencia Venomosa.
- Parental Substitute: Over the years, Bartholomew Enderson became a father figure to Silencia Venomosa, or at least the closest she had to a father since the murder of her parents.
- Punny Name: "Bart Enderson" is a play on "bartender".
- Saloon Owner: Being a bartender and secret-keeper of a notorious mercenary, Enderson has some traits of this trope.
- Secret Keeper: To Silencia Venomosa.
A somewhat reckless woman who has worked in a number of bars over the years. She also became the personal secret keeper of Trigger following the Dacta Corp. heist.
- The Bartender
- Distaff Counterpart: To Bartholomew Enderson, her brother. Not only is she a successful bartender, but she also happens to be the Secret Keeper to another mercenary.
- Foil: Carrie is a bit more headstrong than her brother, and actually found a small amount of excitement in her role as a Secret Keeper. There was even a small amount of flirtation and possible romance between them.
- Saloon Owner: Being a bartender and secret-keeper of a notorious mercenary, Enderson has some traits of this trope.
- Secret Keeper: To Trigger.
Montoya's girlfriend, later common-law wife.
- One True Love: Implied to be her relationship with Montoya. We only get a couple faint glimpses of their interactions.
- Only One Name: Debbie's last name is never stated.
- In That Guy's "Casting" for the show, Debbie (played by Jennifer Connelly) is labeled as "Debbie Montoya", though the RPG mentioned them to be common-law meaning no name change was neccessary.
The brother of Sarah Bishop, Wallace Bishop was a once-brilliant scientist who went mad after a lab accident killed his assistant. He was locked up in Napoleon XIV Mental Institution, which only deteriorated his mental health until the point where he cut out pieces of his own brain, leaving him only a mere shadow of the man he once was. Frank Einstein posed as Wallace Bishop during his undercover work in XERRD.
- Alternate Self: Anti-Wallace Bishop was nearly identical to his primary universe counterpart. In fact, they were both doing experiments with alternate universes so that they could meet one another. However, he died in a laboratory explosion, while the primary universe Wallace Bishop survived his own horrible lab accident.
- Cloud Cuckoo Lander: Wallace Bishop doesn't have the best grasp on his sanity, leading him to say some ridiculous-sounding things.
- Creepy Shadowed Undereyes: The dark shadows around his eyes make it clear that he is a man who has fallen into madness.
- Dead Alternate Counterpart: While Wallace Bishop is still alive today, Silencia Venomosa and Troy DeWitt discovered that his Alternate Self, Anti-Wallace Bishop, was killed in a laboratory explosion in 1992.
- Despair Event Horizon: He crossed this line when he was in so much agony that he was willing to cut out pieces of his own brain in order to escape his despair.
- Expy: Of Walter Bishop.
- Go Mad from the Isolation: What really made Wallace Bishop jump off the slippery slope was being locked up in Napoleon XIV Mental Institution and, thus, being forcibly separated from his family.
- Infallible Babble: At one point, he mentioned having worked with Einstein in the past. Bartholomew Enderson thought he was talking about Albert Einstein and dismissed it as Bishop just being a Cloud Cuckoo Lander. Turns out that Bishop was actually referring to Frank Einstein, to whom he gave his memories and his identity.
- Labcoat of Science and Medicine: Although never seen wearing it in the RPG, Wallace Bishop is depicted in Rift as wearing a labcoat, showing his status as a scientist even after escaping Napoleon XIV Mental Institution.
- Law of Inverse Fertility: Wallace Bishop was explicitly stated to be an infertile man. It appears that he did wish to be a father, since he thought of his lab assistant as the daughter he never had... which made it all the worse for him to cope when she was killed in a lab accident.
- Like a Son to Me: Seeing as he was an infertile man, Wallace Bishop viewed his lab assistant as his daughter.
- Sudden Name Change: When first introduced in Dino Attack RPG, his name was Walter Bishop. It was changed to Wallace Bishop in At War's End to make it a little different from his namesake.
- Take Care of the Kids: While he did not die, Wallace Bishop knew that his self-induced lobotomy would leave him only a shadow of the man he once was, so in his Video Will addressed to Frank Einstein, he made it his Last Request to take care of the Bishop family, including his young niece Kate.
- Walking Spoiler: There's a reason why Wallace Bishop has a short entry on this page instead of a long entry on the Villains page, but it deals with some heavy spoilers. This is the real Wallace Bishop. The Wallace Bishop working for XERRD was actually Frank Einstein in disguise, using Bishop's identity to act as a Deep Cover Reverse Mole.
J. Theano is a reporter who travels with Dino Attack Team to broadcast news stories for the WDNO station, which he calls Dino Radio, to keep evacuees in Antarctica constantly up-to-date on Dino Attack's progress in the war.
- Continuity Nod: Theano's appearance at the battle for the power station, as well as his overall role in the RPG, was a nod to Theano's appearance in official LEGO Dino Attack canon.
- Deadpan Snarker
- Intrepid Reporter: Actively follows and travels with the Dino Attack Team, especially the founding members, to provide the latest scoop.
- Named After Somebody Famous: Named after Jay Leno.
- No Celebrities Were Harmed: Taken a step further than the original LEGO Dino Attack line; Scott insults J. Theano by calling his chin "oversized", making it even clearer that Theano is modeled after someone famous.
- Only Known by Initials
- Saved by Canon: Could not be killed for this reason.
- Tagalong Reporter: Just like in the original line.
- Take That!: His appearance after the Final Battle was a playful Take That! to Atton Rand's tendency to use expies of characters from other franchises, even when there's a perfectly able character from official LEGO canon that could be used instead. Even so, Scott fires right back at him and his "oversized chin".
Administrator of Napoleon XIV Mental Institution, Mr. Bonaparte oversees the treatment of patients in the psychiatric hospital.
- Cloudcuckoolander's Minder: Personally oversees patients at Napoleon XIV Mental Institution.
- Corrupt Corporate Executive: Implied to be the case with Mr. Bonaparte. He prescribes his patients with "classified" medications, but we have not seen anyone at Napoleon XIV Mental Institution whose mental health has improved under his supervision. Napoleon XIV also has a history of security issues, such as when Wallace Bishop escaped and when Athena Fabello went missing; in the latter case, to avoid bad press and investigations into Napoleon XIV, Mr. Bonaparte wrote a formal letter stating that Athena had passed away.
- He also did not take responsibility for Lutsky's suicide. A clear failure of institution security.
- Named After Somebody Famous: Named after Napoléon Bonaparte.
- Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Let's see, who else do we know by the name of Bonaparte?
- Only One Name
Dan, Joe, and SteveA group of divers who investigated the disappearance of LEGO Island.
- Characterization Marches On: A somewhat irritating example. During the expedition, Dan is reasonably level-headed. When Elizabeth confronted him later about the constructopedia, he had inexplicably gone crazy and somehow concluded the entire disappearance of LEGO Island was an elaborate hoax.
- Closest Thing We Got: They hired Elizabeth to accompany them simply because they thought her being a pirate was close enough to a diver.
- Only One Name
A rude and probably incompetent doctor who worked with Pierce during the idealist-realist feud.
- Disproportionate Retribution: Tried Pierce arrested simply for helping a wounded agent... after the Agents Defense Organization has finally reconciled with Alpha Team.
- Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: Was never mentioned after the LEGO Island Arc, probably for the better.
- Expy: Of Frank Burns from M*A*S*H.
- Jerkass: Making him a somewhat unfortunate exception to Atton Rand's reputation for writing likable doctors.
- The Medic: Although probably not a very good one.
An old friend and colleague of Pierce.
- Expy: Of B.J. Hunnicut from M*A*S*H.
- Chuck Cunningham Syndrome: First appeared as a minor NPC to look after Zenna's wounds (while his buddy Pierce became an Ascended Extra) and later reappeared to help the wounded from LEGO Island, but never appereared again.
- Nice Guy
- The Medic
Andrew YellowstoneA government agent who has a shared history with Kotua.
- Alternate Self: Anti-Andrew still works for the government, but instead of doing deskwork, he operates in the field as a SWAT officer.
- First-Name Basis: In Dino Attack RPG, as a result of having Only One Name at the time.
- Meaningful Name: When writing Antithesis, PeabodySam chose the surname "Yellowstone" because Andrew's only major role in Dino Attack RPG was keeping the yellow Chaos Emerald away from Kotua.
- One Steve Limit: In Dino Attack RPG itself, he is only known as Andrew, which makes it confusing given that there is a later character who is also only referred to as Andrew. This is why Expanded Universe and supplementary materials later revealed their surnames, making it easier to distinguish them.
Dr. Charles "Lightning" Kilroy
Administrator of a museum in Cairo, when he was not going on adventures with his nephew Johnny Thunder, Dr. Kilroy acted as the mentor of Gahiji Thutmose.
- Absent-Minded Professor
- Beware the Nice Ones: He was a very kind mentor who took in Gahiji Thutmose, but when he caught Thutmose stealing from the museum, he was furious.
- The Mentor: To Gahiji Thutmose.
- Nerd Glasses
- Saved by Canon: Could not be killed for this reason.
The scheming and absentee mother of Gahiji Thutmose.
- Missing Mom: Until she came back.
- Only One Name
- Uncertain Doom: Since Claudia is never seen in any scene set after 2008, it's not known if she survived the Dino Attack.
CEO of Dacta Corporation in 2002, Edward Korrupte hired Silencia Venomosa to do undercover work in Mindstorms, Inc.
- Affably Evil: Edward Korrupte may have been a ruthless businessman who was willing to hire a renowned criminal and permitted her to commit murder for a profit, but he sure did know how to make himself sound like the good guy when it came to his rivalry with Mindstorms, Inc.
- Corrupt Corporate Executive: Edward Korrupte seems to be an example of such, given that he's willing to hire a known criminal and he essentially gave Silencia Venomosa permission to kill everyone involved with the Dacta heist. The reason for all this violence? He's trying to steal Sindstorme's products for money.
- If it wasn't obvious enough, his surname is Danish for "corrupt", and sounds very much like the English version.
- Rather fittingly, in a discussion regarding hypothetical actor picks, Michael Douglas was chosen to play Korrupte.
- Death by Irony: Korrupte hired Silencia Venomosa to assassinate Sindstorme to boost Dacta's profits. Breen hired Silencia Venomosa to assassinate Korrupte to boost Brick League United's profits.
- Death by Origin Story
- Disproportionate Retribution: Edward Korrupte's response to Uærlig Sindstorme sending a team of mercenaries to steal some blueprints? Giving Venomosa permission to kill everyone.
- Evil Is Petty: All the murders that he is responsible for were done so that his company could profit from it.
- Hoist by His Own Petard: Edward Korrupte hired Silencia Venomosa as an assassin. He was later assassinated by Silencia Venomosa, hired by another client.
- I Was Never Here: Korrupte made it quite clear to Silencia Venomosa that neither of them were in his office at that time on that day, and they were most certainly not having a conversation about infiltrating Mindstorms, Inc.
- Names to Run Away from Really Fast: You'd be a fool to trust anyone named Korrupte, which is Danish for "corrupt".
- Posthumous Character
- Villainous Breakdown: Edward Korrupte had a very minor one. Although he hired Silencia Venomosa to do undercover work at Mindstorms, Inc., learning that Sindstorme had sent a team of mercenaries to steal blueprints from Dacta Corporation caused Korrupte to give Venomosa permission to kill everyone. Despite his professional-sounding letter, Venomosa could tell that it was masking a barely-controlled fury.
President of Mindstorms, Inc. in 2002, Uærlig Sindstorme hired Schiess, Montoya, and others to perform a heist on Dacta Corporation.
- Corrupt Corporate Executive: Uærlig Sindstorme seems to be an example of such, given that he's willing to hire bounty hunters, criminals, mercenaries, and any other form of hired gun to perform armed robberies against Korrupte (which has gotten a few innocent people killed), not to mention the fact that Sindstorme seemed genuinely pleased when his hired guns set up the murder of an innocent bystander as a tragic accident (though it might have been more because he expected to avoid the potential consequences than it was the murder itself). The reason for all this violence? He's trying to steal Korrupte's products for money.
- Death by Origin Story
- Evil Is Petty
- Large Ham: Even lampshaded by the prose.
- Names to Run Away from Really Fast: You'd be a fool to trust anyone named Uærlig Sindstorme, since "uærlig" is Danish for "dishonest" and "sind storme" is Danish for "mind storms".
- Posthumous Character
Ursula BennetEdward Korrupte's secretary at Dacta Corp.
- Asshole Victim: She was intentionally built up to seem obnoxious and irritating.
- Killed Off for Real: Silencia Venemosa planned to kill her, but she was shot and fatally wounded by Sindstorme's crooks during the Dacta Corp. Heist.
- Sassy Secretary
Keaton, Deniro, Orange, Scorsese, and Verbal
Small time crooks hired alongside Trigger and Montoya by Mindstorms, Inc., all of whom met their ends at the hands of Silencia Venomosa.
- Asshole Victim: None of the crooks really did anything that warranted sympathy from readers (though some may feel bad as a result of how shocking and horrific their deaths were). Scorsese in particular was the one who refused to pay a waitress's tip, triggering Montoya's Pet the Dog moment against him.
- Death by Origin Story
- Expy: There's a bit of Reservoir Dogs in them.
- Hired Guns
- Ironic Name: An unintentional example in the case of Verbal. First, the guy didn't talk much. Second, it's funny when you consider his name was meant as a shout-out to Verbal Kint, Kevin Spacey's character in the 1995 film The Usual Suspects. In that film, Verbal Kint was the Sole Survivor of a job organized by a shady criminal mastermind, with most of the plot centered around him telling the story of how it all happened. Here, Verbal is the Red Shirt.
- Killed Off for Real
- Meaningful Name: Given all of them are in some way named in reference to the crime films which inspired the flashback.
- Named After Somebody Famous: Deniro and Scorsese are named after Robert de Niro and Martin Scorsese, respectively.
- Only One Name
- Posthumous Character
- Punch-Clock Villain: None of them had any malice towards Dacta Corporation; they were just doing what they were hired for.
- Red Shirt
- Shout-Out: All the names are references to or derived from famous crime films from which Atton Rand drew inspiration:
- Keaton and Verbal: Dean Keaton and Verbal Kint
- Orange: Mr. Orange (a sub-plot involving him being an undercover cop was considered but dropped as it only complicated the story)
- Deniro: Robert de Niro, who starred in several famous crime films including Taxi Driver, Goodfellas, Once Upon a Time in America, The Godfather Part II, and Casino.
- Scorsese: Martin Scorsese, director of numerous crime films including Taxi Driver, Goodfellas, Gangs of New York, Casino, and The Departed.
- Sir Swears-a-Lot: All of them.
- Slashed Throat: Orange, implied to have happened to Verbal.
A notorious crime boss who murdered Amadeus and Rosaria Remous. He was later murdered by their daughter, Amanda Remous (also known as Silencia Venomosa).
- And I Must Scream: Silencia Venomosa drugged Don Bricassius so that he would remain completely-paralyzed but fully-conscious while she murdered him, aiming to directly invoke this effect on him in his final moments of life.
- Badass Mustache
- Big Ol' Eyebrows
- Cigar Chomper: Not only does he smoke them, but he also is known to use them to burn incriminating evidence against him.
- The Corrupter: He became a Karma Houdini by filling the city's police department and judicial system with corrupt individuals who are in his pocket. Honest cops, lawyers, and judges who could not be turned, such as the lawyer Amadeus Remous, were killed.
- Death by Origin Story: In the post where Amanda's backstory is revealed, the last thing she reveals about herself is that she tracked down and murdered Don Bricassius.
- The Don
- Expy: Don Bricassius's character, particularly in the way that he relates to Amanda's backstory, was loosely inspired by Boss Matsumoto, the Yakuza boss who murdered O-Ren Ishii's family in Kill Bill.
- Faux Affably Evil: When he speaks, he comes across as a polite businessman rather than a ruthless killer. This only heightens just how evil and despicable he really is, as he speaks casually of murder and corruption.
- Greed: He knew that the Remous family was wealthy, so he decided to steal their fortune before killing them and burning down their mansion.
- I Own This Town: Don Bricassius proudly boasts about this, given the power he and his family hold over the city.
- Karma Houdini: For many years, Don Bricassius was able to get away scot-free with whatever he wanted because of the corrupted judicial system. For example, he was never convicted of murdering Amadeus and Rosaria Remous; despite his (literal and metaphorical) fingerprints being all over the scene, the police declared it to be an unsolvable case. Fortunately, this trope was ultimately subverted when karma caught up to him and Silencia Venomosa murdered him as revenge.
- Karmic Death: He murdered Amaedus and Rosaria Remous, got away with it, and then was murdered by their daughter.
- Names to Run Away from Really Fast: Named after Gaius Cassius Longinus.
- Posthumous Character: By the time his name is first mentioned in the RPG, he's been dead for over two and a half years in-universe.
- Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil: He made an unwanted sexual advance on Silencia Venomosa, and it's implied that she was not the first woman that he did this to. Venomosa, a notorious Professional Killer with very few standards, was thoroughly disgusted by this. Keep in mind that Don Bricassius is the only character in the RPG who has committed, implied or otherwise, sexual assault; this was something that, for obvious reasons, could not be mentioned on BZPower.
- Would Hurt a Child: According to Amanda, he beat her and Roger when they were kids until she gave up the code to the Remous family vault.
Howard SimmonsThe CEO of Lens Pioneers, Howard Simmons once hired Silencia Venomosa to perform a mission in the Antiverse.
- Alternate Self: Anti-Howard Simmons is an employee at Parker Pictures, which Silencia Venomosa suspected of being a front like Lens Pioneers. He ended up being assassinated by Silencia Venomosa.
- Bald of Evil: While he's not flat-out evil, he doesn't have the best moral compass and is fine with hiring Silencia Venomosa to murder people in the Antiverse.
- Both Sides Have a Point: Howard Simmons is correct that Troy DeWitt's attempt at helping the Antiverse would only make things worse. However, he did not make any effort to improve the situation, and his attempt to solve the Anti-Kotua problem was trying to hire Silencia Venomosa to take out the Antiverse's entire Alpha Team.
- Everyone Is Related: In a throwaway line, he reveals that he is a cousin of Michelle Glados. PeabodySam confirms that he's related through her father (David Johnson Glados)'s side.
- Expy: He has some elements of Cave Johnson and Terence Fletcher. The former is clear from being the CEO of a company that works with portals. The latter is obvious from his interrogation of Troy DeWitt. He also has some shades of Mayor Leodore Lionheart, as a Well-Intentioned Extremist going to great lengths to keep a major problem a secret to the public to avoid panic. Basically, if it's a role played by J. K. Simmons, there's likely a piece of it here.
- Large Ham: He sounds like he's shouting even when he's speaking normally.
- Last-Name Basis: He is almost always referred to as Simmons in Antithesis, emphasising the strictly-professional relationship between him and Silencia Venomosa.
- Mr. Exposition: In the first part of Antithesis, Simmons's main role is providing a ton of exposition to Silencia Venomosa (and the reader) in order to introduce the ANTI project.
- Named After Somebody Famous: Partially named after J. K. Simmons.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: His attempt at covering up his tracks (hiring Silencia Venomosa to assassinate everyone involved with the ANTI project in the Antiverse) after Troy DeWitt's unauthorized use of the ANTI only further cemented the primary universe as a threat in Anti-Kotua's eyes.
- No Indoor Voice: Downplayed. He rarely raises his voice, but his manner of speaking normally sounds like he's always shouting.
- Uncertain Doom: Since Howard Simmons is never seen during the RPG, it's not known if he survived the Dino Attack.
Troy DeWittA lab tech working at Lens Pioneers, Troy DeWitt crossed over into the Antiverse, promting Simmons to send Silencia Venomosa after him.
- Alternate Self: Anti-Troy DeWitt is one of Silencia Venomosa's targets in Antithesis.
- Both Sides Have a Point: Troy DeWitt is correct that, if the primary universe and Antiverse were allowed to work with one another, they could help solve each other's problems. However, he only succeeded in unintentionally convincing Anti-Kotua that the primary universe was a threat.
- Last-Name Basis
- Named After Somebody Famous: Partially named after Troy Baker. His alias, Kiff Comstock, also references Kiff VandenHeuvel.
- Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: If he had never informed Anti-Kotua about the primary universe, then we would have never had to deal with Anti-Kotua as a villain during the Dino Attack.
- Red Right Hand: Unlike Anti-Troy DeWitt, the primary universe Troy DeWitt can be identified by a scar on his right hand. This marks him as the one who is partially responsible for Anti-Kotua becoming a villain.
- Shout-Out: Partially named after Booker DeWitt. His alias in the Antiverse is Kiff Comstock, which also references Father Comstock from the same game who is actually an alternate version of Booker.
- Thousand-Yard Stare: He is described as having the look of a man who served in the military and has seen things he wishes he could forget.
- Uncertain Doom: Since Troy DeWitt is never seen during the RPG, it's not known if he survived the Dino Attack.
Anti-Amanda RemousThe Antiverse counterpart of Amanda "Claw" Alexander (then known as Silencia Venomosa), Anti-Amanda Remous is an outspoken advocate and hard-working volunteer who uses her wealth to improve the lives of the poor and homeless.
- Ambiguously Bi: Silencia Venomosa wondered if Anti-Amanda had a significant other, with the gender left unspecified. PeabodySam deliberately left this open to interpretation, with this trope being one possible explanation.
- Brainy Brunette: She has brown hair and is an Ivy League student.
- Dark and Troubled Past: While she never had the terrible childhood that Silencia Venomosa had, Anti-Roger Remous was killed by Don Bricassius instead. This influenced her to lead the life she has now.
- First-Name Basis: Unlike the majority of characters in Antithesis, she is mostly referred to by her given name. This was done to give her a strong sense of familiarity, and also because Amanda Claw had a First-Name Basis in the RPG (unlike Roger Remous, who had the Last-Name Basis).
- Friend or Foe: Anti-Amanda was killed by a SWAT officer who, in the dark and rainy night, mistook her for Silencia Venomosa.
- Friend to All Living Things: Not only does she volunteer to help the poor, but she even leaves out a bowl of catfood for a local stray cat.
- Innocent Gray Eyes: Just like her primary universe counterpart, she has gray eyes. For her, they represent her innocense.
- Ivy League for Everyone: She is attending Harvard University during the events of Antithesis.
- Kill the Cutie: Anti-Amanda Remous is undoubtedly the nicest, kindest, sweetest character in Antithesis... and she is the first person Silencia Venomosa targets for assassination.
- Mirror Self: Anti-Amanda Remous never became Silencia Venomosa, making her very different from her primary universe counterpart. This quote from Antithesis concisely sums it up:This was her name and her face, but not her life. Amanda was class president and now an Ivy League student; Venomosa dropped out of middle school and never looked back. Amanda volunteered to save lives; Venomosa profited by killing. Amanda was famous; Venomosa was anonymous. Amanda spoke; Venomosa remained silent.
- Morality Pet: To Silencia Venomosa, who couldn't bring herself to kill her. She even convinced Venomosa to non-lethally take down a SWAT officer.
- Not So Different: Despite their differences, it turns out that Anti-Amanda and Silencia Venomosa had more in common than they realized. They both think alike, they both have the same body language, and they both lost at least one family member to Don Bricassius.
- Rich Kid Turned Social Activist: Anti-Amanda comes from the wealthy Remous family. After her childhood was affected by the death of her brother Anti-Roger, she now spends most of her time as a young adult doing volunteer work for community projects, organizing charities, and advocating for taking action against climate change.
- Small Role, Big Impact: According to PeabodySam, despite only appearing in an Expanded Universe short story, Anti-Amanda was one of the driving factors that helped convince Silencia Venomosa to redeem herself, leading to the Amanda Claw we know in Dino Attack RPG.
- Too Good for This Sinful Earth: She was only 19 years old when she was accidentally killed by a SWAT officer.
- Waif-Fu: Very downplayed example. While she has a small frame and isn't physically impressive, her volunteer work building shelters made her stronger than she appears.
- Workaholic: At the soup kitchen, she was working from opening until closing, with only a mandatory five minute coffee break.
The CodebreakersMillennia, BlueDaisy, and DoctorChuckles are a small circle of expert hackers and programmers who have helped Silencia Venomosa in her assignments. In the Antiverse, BlueDaisy's username is BlueSky, and Scorpion is a member of the group in place of DoctorChuckles.
- Alternate Self: Anti-Millennia and BlueSky (BlueDaisy's counterpart) are members of the Antiverse Codebreakers. They're pretty much the same as their primary universe counterparts.
- Brilliant, but Lazy: Silencia Venomosa noted that they were more than capable of starting World War III for their own amusement, but likely did not care enough to do so.
- Deadpan Snarker: BlueDaisy is described as such.
- Embarrassing Nickname: "Pippi" is one for Millennia.
- Expy: The Codebreakers as a whole are an expy of the Hacker Republic from The Millennium Trilogy. Millennia specifically is an expy of Lisbeth Salander.
- For Want of a Nail: Because DoctorChuckles was not a member of the Antiverse Codebreakers, they were unable to crack the governmental security code, while their primary universe counterparts succeeded.
- Hacker Collective: The Codebreakers are a group of hackers who communicate with each other through an obscure online chatroom.
- The Leader: The other members of the group regard Millennia as though she's an admin.
- Multinational Team: According to PeabodySam, each member of the Codebreakers is from a different country.
- My Friends... and Zoidberg: Silencia Venomosa tells Anti-Millennia and BlueSky that they came highly recommended... and she'll just have to settle for Scorpion, too.
- Playful Hacker: The group is content with hacking just to prove that they can, rather than seeking any agenda.
- Punny Name: DoctorChuckles is a pun on Doctor Jekyll.
- Replacement Scrappy: Silencia Venomosa does not like Scorpion as much as the member of the Codebreakers he replaced, DoctorChuckles.
- Secret Keeper: It's almost a given that Millennia, BlueDaisy, and DoctorChuckles already know that "Claw" is Silencia Venomosa. However, out of courtesy, they refrain from ever pointing it out and don't use this information against her.
- Shout-Out: BlueDaisy, DoctorChuckles, and Scorpion are named after Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Gmod Idiot Box, and Scorpion, respectively.
- Sixth Ranger: From Silencia Venomosa's point of view, Scorpion is this to the Antiverse Codebreakers, since he is the only member of the group that she does not recognize from the primary universe.
- Take That!: Silencia Venomosa holds a low opinion of Scorpion, reflecting PeabodySam's views on his namesake.
- Uncertain Doom: Since none of the Codebreakers are ever seen during the RPG, it's not known if they survived the Dino Attack.