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Boxxy's Group

  • Badass Crew: Starts with Boxxy, a mimic who went From Nobody to Nightmare, through a trio of centuries-old demons that are masters of fire magic, melee combat and assassination, ending in an Ax-Crazy metal golem who is so strong it was nicknamed "The Rustblood Juggernaut".
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  • Fusion Dance: Our main chest eventually unlocks a spell that lets it fuse with its demonic familiars for a short span of time, which is supposed to grant the caster the strengths of the demon and boot its soul back to the Beyond. It is both incredibly powerful and incredibly painful for everyone involved.
  • Monster Adventurers: Boxxy and its posse have been known to dungeon crawl from time to time.

    The Mimic / Boxxy T. Morningwood 

The main protagonist of Everybody Loves Large Chests. A mimic born in the Litigar Dungeon Complex, a beginner dungeon near the city of Monotal. His curiosity lead him to pick up the sword of an adventurer he had just eaten. The rest is history.

The chestiest chest that ever chested.

  • Asexuality: Mimics have no sexual urges and Boxxy doesn't enjoy the act, viewing it as a chore it has to perform to keep one of its familiars happy.
  • Accidental Pornomancer: Boxxy doesn't care for sex, but has to practice often, to keep Xera and Keira's lover Rowana happy. Kora even aludes to it in one chapter.
    Kora: All that potential for lewdness, perversity and all around carnal depravity - wasted on a creature with absolutely no sex drive.
  • Atrocious Alias: Eventually settles on naming itself "Boxxy T. Morningwood" (T. standing for Trap) after spending the first few months of its life without a name. Being a mimic it completely fails to grasp why other people find the last name so funny.
    • Its next attempt at an alias is Chester Underwood, as it reasons that it's a wooden chest that's going undercover as an elf. It chose it as a private joke without knowing that the Underwood name is tied to an infamous elven family of spies and assassins, so it attracted more attention than it expected.
  • Attention Deficit... Ooh, Shiny!: Boxxy is often distracted by things of an excessively shiny nature.
  • Awesomeness by Analysis: Its natural perceptiveness combined with its Mana Locator Gland allows it a frightening ability to figure out how stuff works just by scrutinizing it really hard. Especially the stuff he eats. After all, mimics gotta mimic.
  • Badass in Distress: Twice so far. The first time it happened he was ambushed by one of the series Big Bads and lost his Warlock class. The second time was killed, resurrected, and then imprisoned to be used as an experiment.
  • Bigger on the Inside: Naturally, due to being a magical chest. However, this is not a natural ability, but a skill it learned early in its life. Also, Boxxy doesn't actually store things inside itself, it just has the ability to open up its own personal Pocket Dimension.
  • Big "YES!": Early on in the series Boxxy liked to yell "YEEESHAAA!" every time something good happened, like going up a level, acquiring a new skill or hitting an enemy with a nasty attack.
  • Combat Pragmatist: Boxxy will use every trick at its disposal to claim victory in battle.
  • Combat Tentacles: In its mimic form, Boxxy uses them mainly to hold the various swords and daggers it claims as weapons. It later earns the ability to shapeshift its tentacles into a metal form with matching hardness and sharpness, but this is taxing and generally more useful for utility than combat.
  • Cosmic Plaything: Boxxy's status as a Hero of Chaos turns it into this, in both combat and when just chesting around. Any of its potential actions can set off an unforeseeable chain of events, and the plot is arguably driven by its inherent ability to cause chaos wherever it goes.
  • Confusion Fu: The wide variety of Skills and Jobs that it learns eventually makes Boxxy into a brilliant and unpredictable fighter, backed by both its combat experience and creative shapeshifting.
  • De-Power: Once Keira Morgana stops being a Facade and starts fighting Boxxy for control of their body, Eduardo spirits his Hero to his Divine space to deal with the problem... by taking his divine spark back from Boxxy, so the God of Unlikely Chances can capitalize on having an actual heroic individual as a famous Hero of Chaos. This strips Boxxy of all Skills relating to its role as a Hero of Chaos, then Dominic removes all of Boxxy's acting skills in regard to the old Keira Facade, so the artificial Hero can be a real person, and the doppleganger now can't ever hope to imitate Keira again.
  • Determinator: Multiple times Boxxy has found itself against terrible odds and refused to lie down and take it. When Edward captured him, Boxxy used the mithril daggers it had stored inside itself to cut through its own flesh to get to the ropes that were tying his lid closed. Even Teresa, the Goddess of the Hammer didn't manage to kill the creature because it hid inside its own storage, ignoring the massive damage and pain it would suffer to do so.
  • Do Wrong, Right: There are a handful of things that can make Boxxy properly angry. The first and second are, of course, touching its shinies without permission, or lying to it. The third is incompetence when you're doing something dastardly.
    • At one point Boxxy scolds a fellow doppelganger for getting sloppy in its disguise as a town Alchemist, noting the many ways that its slipshod Facade utterly failed at keeping the doppleganger inconspicuous.
    • Later, when it realizes that Fizzy had left him for good after it died, it completely understands their reasoning in doing what they had done, including pilfering a small fortune of its treasure stores on the way out. However, Boxxy is considerably irritated that they took so little of its treasure when they had the perfect opportunity to rob it blind!
  • Evil Has a Bad Sense of Humor: Its familiars start to dread whenever Boxxy gets into a good mood and keeps it up for too long, since it begins to do horribly painful or malicious things to them and anyone Boxxy finds because it thinks that those things are hilarious. As an example of what it gets up to during these moods, Boxxy once spent a half hour beating an old priest to death with a grandfather clock because "it was killing time".
  • Famed In-Story: Boxxy's life is broadcast in the demon world as "The Boxxy Show", which has very high approval ratings.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: Started as a humble mimic doomed to die at the hands of an rookie adventurer. Gained the perk "Butcher of Humanity" (which involves killing a minimum of 5,000 people), killed a Hero, and even survived and encounter with an angry goddess.
  • Genetic Memory: After killing its very first adventurer, back when it didn't even have the INT attribute, the mimic recognized that leaving puddles of blood and discarded clothes around it would be a bad idea, as it would alert other adventurer that the chest in the room was, in fact, a monster.
  • Greed: One of Boxxy's key motivations. Its love for shiny things is so strong that the God of Chaos considers it worthy of becoming the demonic Overlord of Greed.
  • Healing Factor: One of its abilities as a mimic, it can consume biomass to recover HP.
  • Idiot Hero: As a mimic Boxxy had limited intelligence and it took dozens of chapters - and a rank up - just for it to learn to talk in full sentences. Even the author has stated on multiple occasions that Boxxy is moron.
    • After a considerable amount of leveling up its Warlock perk, Boxxy became less moronic but is still fairly ignorant about the world at large. Justified due to Boxxy not even being a year old by that hallmark.
  • Horror Hunger: As a mimic, Boxxy is hardwired to find humans tasty and to consider other sentient races varying degrees of tastiness. While it can devour food just fine, it prefers to consume people and will become ravenous in a relatively short span of time.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: Due to the way mimics are built, humans are their favorite food.
  • Jack-of-All-Trades: Starts off as the monster equivalent of a rogue, relying on stealth, ambushes, and shapeshifting to trick and instantly slay its victims while bypassing a straight fight. Boxxy eventually gains caster levels, learns to fight proficiently with a sword, becomes a crack shot with a bow, learns to make fantastic gadgets, and eventually runs the biggest con anybody could ever conceive of.
  • Kryptonite Factor: Electricity is its Bane, dealing a ton of damage and drastically reducing its ability to maintain transformations.
  • Living Aphrodisiac: After Boxxy ranks up into a Doppelganger it gains the ability to produce pheromones, which it uses to counterbalance the fear effect caused by "Butcher of Humanity" and to help his facade find a partner.
  • Magnificent Bastard: Boxxy is well on its way to becoming one. Its one of the reasons the demons love 'The Boxxy Show' so much. In more than one occasion Xera has stated that she loves watching her master manipulating others and weaving webs of intrigue and mayhem.
  • Master of None: While there's very little Boxxy CANNOT do, it recognizes that there are few situations in which it can make use of more than one of its many talents at the same time. Which causes problems when Boxxy starts running into opponents who are so overwhelmingly powerful in their chosen specialization that its bag of tricks is nearly powerless without a lot of scheming and blind dumb luck. At one point Boxxy loses a duel against a Wizard packing lightning spells. Once Boxxy recovers, it comes to the conclusion that, in hindsight, there was absolutely zero possibility it could ever have won in a straight fight against the sheer overwhelming power its opponent brought to the table, and that it was a fool for not immediately retreating.
  • More Teeth than the Osmond Family: In his mimic form Boxxy has a lot of teeth.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: One of the first things Boxxy learns is how create and manipulate multiple tentacles in combat.
  • My Instincts Are Showing: Boxxy sometimes has trouble keeping itself in disguise whenever a particularly tasty and/or shiny thing suddenly grabs its attention.
  • Naughty Tentacles: Boxxy uses its tentacles to keep Xera and Valeria happy, though it cares little for the act itself.
  • No Biological Sex: Word of God states that Boxxy isn't a HE or a SHE, but an IT.
  • Noodle Incident: Audiences are never told of what exactly transpired during Boxxy's drunken rampage, nor exactly what it did to the demonic Overlord Nagnamor during the time it had asserted control over him.
  • Pet the Dog: It might be motivated by self interest (happy familiars are more loyal), but the freedom it grants to its familiars to do as they please in their free time and its molestation of Xera qualify as this, from the demonic and monstrous perspectives at any rate.
  • Photographic Memory: It can list every shiny it has from memory.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Boxxy's familiars consider it as such. Unlike other warlocks, who have to concern themselves with untasty things like morality and laws, Boxxy is a monster and understands the sort of urges that its familiars have. It allows them to indulge in said urges as much as they want, as long as their actions don't get in the way of its plans. It's the reason why they are so loyal to it.
  • Spanner in the Works: If it weren't busy being the Chestiest Chest That Ever Chested, Boxxy would instead be the Spanneriest Spanner. Even well before The God of Chaos made it his personal Hero, Boxxy's remote proximity to anything resembling someone else's schemes would derail them horrifically and within a few days at worst.
  • Shoot the Medic First: When facing groups of adventurers, Boxxy always makes a point to take out the healer first.
  • The Nicknamer: To its demons (Snack, Arms, Claws) and unwilling partners (Punchy, Nasty). At first this is due to its poor memory, but later it turns into "I don't care enough to remember your name".
  • The Sociopath: Boxxy displays all five traits in spades. It will do whatever it takes to get what it wants; Boxxy has managed to fool demons into thinking that one of its facades is actually in love. It's only romancing Rowana just to improve its Doppleganger skills, but has her totally convinced that she's found the love of her life. It is constantly thinking of devouring humans or obtaining shinies. When the lich Nasty tried to subvert its will, she failed because she thought that the gigantic structure in its mind was a fortress protecting its ego, when it was the ego itself; it will throw out anything or anyone that is not shiny or tasty.
    • The closest thing to a romantic relationship that Boxxy has is with Fizzy, after she becomes one of the shiniest people on the planet. Boxxy doesn't love her by any means, but loves that she's made of mithril at that point.
  • Split Personality: After 3 years of developing its Keira Morgana Facade, Boxxy finds out that that Keira has taken on a life of her own, and has been taking over Boxxy's body without it noticing for some time. For its part, Boxxy considers her the Enemy Within, even though the doppleganger fits it better by enlightened standards.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Multiple times. But the most significant one was when it picked up a sword and swung it. This action created the INT attribute and allowed the mimic to develop a sense of self and rational thought.
    • 3 years later, after losing its Hero Status, Boxxy decides to leave its suddenly untasty life of doppleganger subterfuge behind and rank up into an Eldritch Abomination, so that it can get back to the important things in life, i.e. getting loot and eating people.
  • Undying Loyalty: Its familiars are so fiercely loyal to it that when Boxxy loses its warlock class and has its contracts revoked they go talk to the God of Chaos, who is in charge of demonkind, demanding that the god intervene in its favor. At one point Boxxy's actual death nullifies their contracts again, but when they meet up with him once more they immediately follow him again completely of their own free will.
  • Villain Protagonist: Boxxy is the protagonist, has killed thousands of innocents and only cares about things that are tasty or shiny.

    Keira Morgana 

A perky catgirl with golden eyes and red hair who turned being adorable into a weapon. The Hero of Chaos and Boxxy's (former) primary Facade.

  • Archer Archetype: After showing up in the Ishgar Republic she undergoes training to become a ranger, using bows as her primary weapon.
  • Awesomeness by Analysis: Keira's fight against Bernard Samson, where she dissects the massive flaws in his fighting style and equipment while outclassing him in their battle. Her analysis causes Keira to not even get hit once by the Hero of Justice.
  • Break the Cutie: After her rape, Keira once again is captured and disappears for days. After her rescued she's unresponsive and has a large gem embedded in her upper back.
  • Beauty, Brains and Brawn: A war hero, who is beautiful, reads books to gather information and became an artificer.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: Keira's friends and army colleagues are often surprised by how callous Keira is when it comes to human lives. Later on in her life, she has a widespread (and well-earned) reputation for reacting violently to sudden surprises, such as surprise visitors or anyone trying to hit on her girlfriend.
  • Born of Magic: Despite her memories telling her otherwise, she never had parents. Her "life" was created by Boxxy when it needed a believable disguise to masquerade around in civilization with. 3 years of Boxxy deepening its Keira Morgana persona, she became self-aware and started to fight Boxxy for control of "her" body... and that's when the God of Chaos stepped in, did a quick splice job of her memories and some of Boxxy's soul to make Keira a real person.
  • Break Them by Talking: She does this to the Hero of the Hammer, during their Clash of Fate, as part of her strategy to defeat him. She starts by enumerating all the reasons he is a terrible fighter (while they are fighting), then telling him how he was being tricked by others into thinking the elves were to blame for the death of his friends, and finally questioning his conviction.
  • Cat Girl: The most adorable, cute and perky you will ever meet.
  • Cosmic Plaything: Once she is revealed to be the Hero of Chaos, she will readily rail against the God of Uncertain Outcomes' constant and overt interference in her life, citing that she has to deal with any of her actions possibly causing death and destruction wherever she goes.
  • Cute Little Fangs: She's a catgirl after all.
  • Decoy Protagonist: When Keira was introduced, it looked like she was going to be a new protagonist along with Boxxy. In a classic case of Bait-and-Switch from the author, she wasn't.
  • Duel to the Death: Against the Hero of the Hammer. It ends with her flawless victory.
  • Dull Eyesof Unhappiness: Has them after being rescued from the clutches of an underworld organization.
  • Enemy Within: From Keira's perspective after waking up and finding that a doppleganger named Boxxy has taken over "her" body. Boxxy, in turn, views her as a massive problem and is trying to find any means of getting rid of her sentience until the God of Misfortune checks in with them...
  • Famed In-Story: After she kills the Hero of The Hammer and the world discovers she is the Hero of Chaos Keira becomes one of the most famous people in the Ishgar Republic.
  • Genki Girl: Keira is known for being a happy, innocent and sweet girl who is full of energy and loves running around. And vaulting over soldiers. And sliding down vines.
  • The Hero: Literally, as she was chosen by the God of Chaos to be its hero, and she became a hero to the Ishgar Republic at large when her victory over the Hero of the Hammer ended the war between the Republic and the Empire.
  • Heroes Prefer Swords: Initially a ranger, Keira started training as a Blade Dancer as soon as she received a mithril rapier as a gift. While she fought in the war with a bow, for her first official fight as a hero she chose the sword.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: After Keira's status as a Hero becomes public, one of her subordinates makes a comment about how awesome being a Hero must be. Keira breaks in tears as she explains how horrible her powers and god are and how she never asked for it.
  • In-Series Nickname: Hilda calls her "Merry Popper" or "Kitty Face". The former merely annoys her, and the latter - that is, being reduced to ones bestial features - is actually a slur among beastkin.
  • Pungeon Master: She picks up this habit after a year of being with Rowana, which Keira uses to annoy Rowana and absolutely drives her up the wall with all the terrible puns.
  • Rape as Drama: After her unit is captured by human soldiers, Keira is taken away. She manages to escape and return to save the other prisoners, but they notice she isn't wearing the bottom part of her underclothes. When questioned about it Keira responds in an aggressive manner that nothing happened. Her colleagues think that she was raped, when in fact Boxxy switched places with Xera (who drained the would-be rapist to death) and proceeded with its own plans.
  • The Nicknamer: Calls the Sandman "Mr. S" and her lover Rowana "Rowie".
  • Took a Level in Badass: After being gifted a mithril rapier Keira decides to become a Blade Dancer. It comes in handy when she fights the Hero of the Hammer.
  • Wrench Wench: Only happens off-screen, but Keira is Fizzy's apprentice.

    The Sandman 

A tall warlock mercenary who wears heavy clothes and a lot of bandages. He is Boxxy's secondary-turned-primary Facade.

  • The Ace: Has 100% success rate in his missions; Killed two Ascendant beings during the war; commands the absolute obedience of his familiars and knows enough about demons to figure out how to evolve them; can convince one of the Overlords into following his orders.
  • Badass Baritone: Subverted. Due all his size and dark demeanor most characters expect him to have a deep voice and are surprised when he speaks in a high pitched tone.
  • In-Series Nickname: Keira calls him "Mr. S".
  • Magic Knight: He is a unusually large man who is both very knowledgeable about Warlock spells and is proficient with melee combat, to the surprise of those manage to get up close to him.
  • Morality Pet: Has an unusual closeness to Keira Morgana, presumably because she's about the only person who doesn't seem to plan on backstabbing him. She ends up drafted as a liaison and his contact with the Republic.
  • Only in It for the Money: Introduces himself to the Ishgar Republic at large by delivering a box containing the head and intelligence files of an enemy officer, along with an invoice for the "services rendered" in acquiring said box. His relationship with the Republic continues in this fashion, with them paying him for his assistance. Many of the Republic's senior officers don't like it, but they admit it's refreshing to work with someone whose motives are so nakedly straightforward, plus the money they spend is more than worth the elven lives saved by his actions.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Sandman is not his real name, but the name of an old elven urban legend that resurfaced when people started noticing the vigilante who killed criminals in the capital. Sandman decided to keep it.
  • Where Does He Get All Those Wonderful Toys?: He keeps his methods and the full extent of his abilities pretty close to the vest, leading the Republic to often ask this when he puts another wonderfully destructive toy in their laps.

A Cerulean Succubus. Boxxy's first demon, chosen by Carl at a time the mimic was too stupid to know better.

  • All Love Is Unrequited: Her affections for Boxxy are completely wasted as it has no concept of love and treats the sexual romps she asks for as little more than a chore to keep one of her familiars happy. Of course, this being Xera, being ignored like that just makes her happier.
  • Break the Haughty: When Xera was introduced her intention was to seduce and kill her summoner so she could roam free on the living world. Unfortunately for her, her contractor was a Mimic with zero sexual urges and a large appetite who proceeded to eat her alive and resummon her for an entire night. This prolonged torture shattered her psyche and turned her into a hardcore masochist.
  • Everyone Has Standards: For all her depravity and obsessive hedonism, she finds the idea of having sex with her own demonic mother to be unnerving and personally repulsive. And when she gets forced into it because Boxxy wants something from her mother, Xera is even more traumatized afterwards.
  • Horny Devils: She is a succubus after all.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: The tiny girl to Kora's huge guy. Only relatively, mind, she's still quite tall.
  • In-Series Nickname: Boxxy named her Snack, because she is very tasty when eaten.
  • Manipulative Bitch: Delights in weaving lies and conspiracies, using her intelligence and military-grade sex appeal as weapons. Her improvised acting in Monotal fooled Bernard Samson into testifying that an Elven Witch was responsible for the Calamity which destroyed the city, leading directly to the war.
  • Playing with Fire: Highly proficient with (and enthusiastic about) Fire magic. Her establishing character moment involves her setting fire to the empty remains of a goblin village and then cackling madly in childish glee.
  • The Unpronounceable: Her full name is Xerababadubuth L'okrelaila.
  • Too Kinky to Torture: After getting broken by Boxxy, Xera gets off on being beaten, murdered, treated like an object, eaten alive or otherwise abused.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Ranked up to a Djinn after stealing energy from the Ifrit Sultan in the Voidcaller Staff.

A fiend. She became Boxxy's second contracted demon when Boxxy told Carl that he needed someone who could fight.

  • Amazonian Beauty: All fiends are tall and muscular and Kora is the personification of past female elven sex slaves, so she has the face of a beautiful elven lady.
  • The Berserker: Her class and her disposition. She cares little for injury or pain and will fight to the death without hesitation. Though it helps that as a contracted demon she can be resummoned practically without limit after her many, many deaths, and when she comes back she's usually just happy enough to have really had an opponent she could let loose against.
  • Big Red Devil: She is a demon with red skin.
  • Dumb Muscle: Her strength is her greatest attribute, and her mental acuity is mostly limited to finding ways to fight things more brutally. Also taken literally, as one of her passive skills increases the effect of her STR attribute, and does the reverse for her INT.
  • Gag Penis: Hers is massive and after her rank up she has two of them.
  • First Of Its Kind: After getting an emergency treatment for a Demonbane-inflicted wound, Kora becomes the first demon of a breed personifying Greed.
  • Good Old Fisticuffs: Kora prefers her fists to fight, but anything's good as long as it's up close and personal and it makes her foe suffer. Stomps, grapples, bludgeoning one enemy with another, it's all a good time to her.
  • Hermaphrodite: She has both male and female sex organs, but prefers to use the former. Violently.
  • Horny Devils: As a demon created from anger that sex slaves had for their masters, Kora is abnormally enthusiastic about raping others.
  • Huge Guy, Tiny Girl: The huge girl to Xera's tiny girl.
  • In-Series Nickname: Boxxy named her Arms, because she has many of them.
  • Multi-Armed and Dangerous: She has four arms. Six after her rank up. And two penises.
  • The Pirates Who Don't Do Anything: Putting aside her fighting, Kora's nature as a fiend means that she is initially very enthusiastic about raping people to death. After being in Boxxy's service for two years, she realizes that she's not actually done a whole lot of that. It's to the point that other fiends in the Beyond start to regard Kora as a sexual deviant because she actually settles for consensual sex.
  • Rapid-Fire Fisticuffs: Her specialty. Complete with a battle cry of "ORA ORA ORA ORA!"
  • The Unpronounceable: Her full name is Koralenteprix Khusuuszun Caonthioxxaa.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Ranked up to Archfiend when Bob decided he had need of her talents, then later became a Trophy Hoarder after being exposed to Boxxy's memories of sheer greed.

A Stalker demon, and an actual stalker. She is a fan of the box of carnage and was chosen to become its third contracted demon.

  • Cute Monster Girl: Her inhuman features are a cross between a hornet and a spider. Drea has several additional limbs protruding from her back, a good deal of protective chitin covering most of her body, the ability to inject poison, and to create webbing through both her limbs and a spinnerette located on her backside.
  • A Date with Rosie Palms: After a period of watching Keira and Rowana go at it, Drea can no longer contain her voyeurism and tries it for herself, despite lacking the requisite sexual organs. She still finds a way (after peeling off her Organic Bra), but to her absolute shame, she is detected not only by Boxxy, but by the entire Beyond watching The Boxxy Show as well.
  • I'm Your Biggest Fan: Has watched all episodes and reruns of the Boxxy Show, and has near-encyclopedic knowledge of its past adventures.
  • In-Series Nickname: Boxxy named her Claws, because of her appendages.
  • Poisonous Person: Secretes a paralytic poison that greatly helps in her assassinations.
  • Shrinking Violet: As with most Stalkers, Drea is incredibly shy and basically needs to be ordered not to shrink off to the nearest shadow whenever any sapient creature comes within a few meters of her. Out of battle, anyway. Coming face to face to meet Boxxy for the first time, whom she deeply admired both personally and professionally thanks to his exploits, was far too much for the poor girl.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Ranked up after ingesting an Undead Doppleganger's essence, which forced an agonizing transformation into a Tundra Webstalker.
  • The Unpronounceable: Her full name is Dreaheath Uniolphial Maramakartor.

Real name "Cornie Fizzlesprocket". An innocent gnome girl turned violent psychopath. Has fostered a near fanatical devotion towards Boxxy.

  • Ax-Crazy: After everything that happened to her, it's no wonder the girl is demented. Being a Paladin of Chaos certainly doesn't help either.
  • Break the Cutie: What getting raped by Boxxy did to her. It was the final straw in a series of traumatic events that lead her to the decision to abandon her humanity and become a literal monster.
  • Do Not Call Me "Paul": After becoming a steel golem, Fizzy does not like being addressed by her birth name in the slightest. She even exploits a legal loophole to get her name magically changed to "Fizzy Rustblood".
  • Drop the Hammer: Blunt force trauma is the order for the day at Casa del Fizzy.
  • In-Series Nickname: Fizzy and Rustblood Juggernaut.
  • Only Known by Their Nickname: Virtually nobody calls her Cornie. Everyone she knows and the very sign on her shop identifies her as "Fizzy".
  • Miscarriage of Justice: Was a victim of this, due to Edward Allen deliberately labeling her mind-wiped involvement in Boxxy's rampage in Erosa as "colluding with a monster to spread chaos within his Majesty's territory". She is then forcibly conscripted to build war machines for the Empire for the next few decades, but Boxxy steals her before that can occur.
  • Narcissist: Due to golems instinctively considering themselves the most beautiful being around, Fizzy becomes an unapologetic egomaniac who regards herself as superior to "meatbags". Her quasi-romantic relationship with Boxxy is mainly due to it being able to admire her down to her very core and keep her clean, and the ones she works closely with and trust are copies of herself.
  • The Paladin: Gets dumped with the job representing The God of Chaos, quite against her will, because Boxxy needed someone who could do holy stuff against the undead they were about to face. She later gets into it more enthusiastically.
  • Pintsized Powerhouse: She may have a height of only 120 cm (4 ft), but she's still taller than you when you're on zero HP.
  • Rape as Drama: Suffers this at the hands of Boxxy. Because she was there while it was doing it to the very willing Xera and Valeria, Boxxy figured she might want to join in while she was there. Boxxy later explains that it literally had no idea it was something she wouldn't have wanted to partake in, and Fizzy redirects her anger to Valeria instead for starting the incident. Though, later, Fizzy's realization that Boxxy had treated her rape as an afterthought awakens a whole new wave of enmity.
  • Red Baron: By her exploits she eventually becomes known as the Rustblood Juggernaut.
  • Stockholm Syndrome: Went from Boxxy's very unwilling follower to fanatical companion who seems to have trouble functioning without her kidnapper.
  • Talking to Themself: One of her "perks" from the Lord of Dice Rolls allows her to have potentially multiple copies of her mind share her brain. This is weaponized to allow Fizzy to keep fighting in melee, while the other Fizzys (quickly given their own names to differentiate themselves) can cast magic by chanting the spells in their head. The downsides are permanently having self-aware variations of yourself speaking to you in your head, and a considerable MP drain when activated.
  • Took a Level in Badass: Started getting stronger with Boxxy's training, but it was her transformation into a golem that made her really dangerous.
    • After the events of "Small Chests Are Fine Too", Fizzy replaces her old wrench with a vastly stronger one and Ranks Up into a Dynamo War Golem.
  • Trauma Conga Line: Lost her parents, was casually betrayed by the city and nation she adopted, spent weeks being trained by a monster who could decide to kill her at any moment, was forced to become the paladin of a god she had never heard about and, finally, got raped. It's no wonder the poor girl broke.
  • Wrench Wench: She is an excellent artificer. Humorously, her Weapon of Choice is also an oversized wrench which happens to make a fantastic bludgeon.

An ancient, motherly dryad living in and as one of the Hylt trees in Ishgar. Boxxy meets her and offers her stewardship over a Dungeon Core in exchange for having a place to hide out and store its valuables, beginning a symbiotic relationship between the two.

  • Buxom Is Better: Has an impressively motherly figure, with all that entails, and she puts it to use feeding Boxxy a nourishing nectar. From her tits.
  • Easily Forgiven: Can't find it in her heart to hate Boxxy for what it did, and only makes him promise not to try and foist the Core on her a second time. And come back now and then for ... "feedings". Indeed, Ambrosia is more pissed off at FIZZY for revealing the mind control and allowing her to shake it off, as she would have much rather just remained happy and ignorant.
  • Flowery Elizabethan English: "Flower" puns aside, her speech is just full of this.
  • Green Thumb: Like other Dryads, she doesn't so much "live" in her Hylt tree so much as she is the Hylt tree, which means she can control and shapeshift any part of it as easily as one could move their own fingers.
  • More Than Mind Control: While she's rightly pissed off about the influence the Dungeon Core had on her mind, once she breaks it she admits that Boxxy had been nothing but respectful and helpful to her, and that the sentiments she'd developed toward it had at some point become quite natural.
  • Synchronization: Ambrosia is the Hylt tree, and the Hylt tree is her. A termite infestation in the tree that she can't quite get rid of causes her considerable pain, and if one were ever to die, the other would soon follow.
  • Time Abyss: Ambrosia is thousands of years old, and spends entire aeons at a time just sleeping because she doesn't want to suffer the waking heartache of living with the short lived (and long past) bits of joy that dots her memories.

A mountain alraune obtained by Boxxy's group through a deal with Xera's mother Yuu.

  • Plant Person: Being an alraune, she consists of a woman's body in an enormous flower.

Ishgar Republic

A female dwarf warrior, with a love for booze, battle, and explosions. One of the three ascended veterans that mentor the next generations of adventurers.

  • The Berserker: Her life's calling. The flames of her rage run so hot that they can affect an entire battlefield.
  • Brawn Hilda: The embodiment of this trope, aside from being fat. One of her patented go-to strategies is to "go for the dick".
  • Boisterous Bruiser: A dwarf, a berserker, a love for teasing her friends, and a huge ego all in one.
  • Real-Time Weapon Change: Her Rearm skill lets her literally change her weapons and armor in an instant if she needs to adapt to a situation, or just replace damaged equipment.
  • Took A Level In Bad Ass: Is a Ranked Up individual, giving her greater speed, strength, stamina, and longevity than regular mooks.

    Milo Faehorn 
A male elf Ranger whose skill with the bow is unparalleled. One of the three ascended veterans that mentor the next generations of adventurers.

  • Archer Archetype: One of the best archers in the Republic, capable of downing an entire squad of gryphons by himself.
  • Cool Old Guy: An Ascendant, like all the members of his adventuring group. Which means he can curb stomp anyone bellow level 100.
  • Defiant to the End: Everybody who knew him at all agrees that even if he did survive falling behind enemy lines, Faehorn was as good as dead since as he wouldn't know the meaning of the word "surrender".
  • Multishot: This is a stock skill of the Ranger class, but Faehorn takes it Up to Eleven with his Ultimate Skill, Turret Stance, which allows him to turbofire from his bow at a rate of about 75 arrows per minute, as long as he stays still.
  • Stern Teacher: His teaching methods can be seen as harsh, but that's only because he cares.
  • Took A Level In Bad Ass: Is a Ranked Up individual, giving him greater speed, strength, stamina, and longevity than regular mooks.

A male elf Paladin who has served with Hilda and Faehorn for many years. One of the three ascended veterans that mentor the next generations of adventurers.

  • Beware the Nice Ones: Lichter is portrayed as the calm one of the group, reigning in their rowdiness and keeping them focused on their task. However, he has been known to get heated up when his comrades are in peril, going so far as to challenge a demonic Overlord head-on and actually putting up a decent fight.
  • Drop the Hammer: His main choice of weapon.
  • The Paladin: His main class.
  • Power Gives You Wings: As a Ranked Up Paladin, Lichter can fly on a pair of angelic wings that materialize at will.
  • Took A Level In Bad Ass: Is a Ranked Up individual, giving thhim m greater speed, strength, stamina, and longevity than regular mooks.

A female elf who falls for Keira. The two of them have already established a romantic and sexual relationship and are living together a mere two weeks after meeting each other.

  • Affectionate Nickname: Keira is the only one who calls her 'Rowie.' Also referred to as 'little sunflower' by her parents.
  • Gayngst: Averted. While there are homophobic elements in the Republic, they're not prevalent enough to make her hate herself. She is still afraid to reveal her sexuality for fear of being disowned by her parents or alienated by her coworkers.
  • Hospital Hottie: Works as at a local clinic that uses alchemy to treat illnesses and diseases while being drop-dead gorgeous.
  • Ignorance Is Bliss: Has no idea that her girlfriend is actually Boxxy, a murderous shapeshifter who only uses her as a means of increasing its Doppelganger levels .
  • Insatiable Newlyweds: Although not legally married, the elf-catgirl couple indulge in promiscuous activity extremely often.
  • Lipstick Lesbian: Is into traditionally feminine hobbies, such as dressing up, going shopping, taking romantic walks and putting on make up. She also likes girls.
  • Love at First Sight: How her relationship with Keira kicks off.
  • Really Royalty Reveal: She is revealed to be a part of a rich and influential family, but lives on her own in order to be independent.
  • Token Yuri Girls: Her relationship with Keira can be considered this.

    Silus Underwood 
A male elf and a high-ranking intelligence officer of the Republic.

  • Back from the Dead: He's resurrected to serve as an agent of the Foundation, something he's not happy about.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: He dies pushing Cecilia out of the way of shrapnel during the battle of New Whitehall.

    Cecilia Underwood 
An female elf who is an analyst for the Republic and also a Priestess of Chaos.

    Malon Gehana 
A male High Elf and a high-ranking professor in the Foundation.

  • Bald of Evil: He takes it one step further by shaving his head, face and eyebrows every day (to avoid contaminating his experiments with stray hair) and is certainly evil.
  • Took A Level In Bad Ass: Is a Ranked Up individual, giving him greater speed, strength, stamina, and longevity than regular mooks. However, unlike most other Rankers he has basically no fighting skill or experience.

A female elf professor who works for the Foundation.

  • Brainwashing for the Greater Good: Her job involves making and administering Attitude Adjuster (a drug that alters the victim's mind) to make the Foundation's subjects obedient.
  • Workaholic: She gets absorbed in her work to the point of neglecting her health.

The Lodrak Empire

    Edward Allen 
One of the Empire's strongest enforcers, and their chief intelligence expert. A very, very dangerous man.

  • The Ace: The first example of an Ascendant introduced into the story, Edward is highly proficient at his job and can kick ass and take names when he has to.
  • Curb-Stomp Battle: Edward literally curbstomps each of Boxxy's demons in sequence, and then Boxxy itself by kicking it through a building when Edward catches up to the runaway chest, handily serving as a prelude to just how powerful Ascendants really are.
  • Death by Irony: Is outplayed and outgambitted by Boxxy and Fizzy, the two prisoners that escaped due Edward's overconfidence a year earlier. Fizzy electrocutes him until his head explodes, killing him with the element that he kept Boxxy contained with and the basis of her family's Arclight profession.
  • Feeling Their Age: While his Ascendant nature is still going strong, Edward feels that his end is drawing ever nearer. He's already lived far beyond a normal human's lifespan, and humans don't get centuries of extra life like other races' Ascendants do.
  • Immortality Seeker: Edward is an Ascendant who is getting close to becoming an Immortal, which apparently isn't a hyperbolic Status in this setting. Edward notes that it would give him all the time in the world to master the rest of his skills.
  • Kick the Dog: His wrongful conviction of Fizzy, a gnome that was repeatedly mind-controlled into teaching Boxxy Artificer skills, just so he can force her to make war machines for the Empire for however long the country needs her talents. This was totally unnecessary on his part, as the Empire's military was already noted to be far stronger than the world's other countries, and her ensuing absence after Boxxy's escape has no effect on the Empire's fighting strength.
  • Old Soldier: Edward has seen a lot of shit and is over a century old, but that only makes him more dangerous.
  • Sociopathic Hero: He successfully finds evidence proving that the Calamity was not caused by the Ishgar Republic and which could defuse the escalating tensions between the Empire and the Republic... and then continues to tell his Emperor the "official story" that elven terrorists blew up Monotal, since Edward actually wants a war to happen. The conflict would allow him to finally master his various Spy job skillsnote , and he really doesn't care that the Republic is innocent or that thousands of people will die on both sides just so he can Level Grind.
  • The Spymaster: Of course.
  • Took A Level In Bad Ass: Is a Ranked Up individual, giving him greater speed, strength, stamina, and longevity than regular mooks.
  • True Sight: Taken quite literally, as his eyes can see through all lies, disguises and camouflage. Not totally perfect, since how the target perceives truth is very important when he uses this skill. Being ignorant of a fact or otherwise not deliberately lying can fool it, as seen when he interrogates Boxxy.

Part of Edward's inner circle, and the muscle of the operation.

  • An Arm and a Leg: Loses most of her left arm after the Gilded Hand's catastrophic fight in Watford.
  • Blood Knight: She lives for a good fight, getting so engrossed in the thrill of combat that she has trouble adhering to orders. Deconstructed over the course of the story, as it's made abundantly clear that her lack of self control caused Zone a lot of self-inflicted tragedy, and she's an aimless wanderer with no reason to live outside of battle.
  • Carry a Big Stick: Her weapon of choice is the staff, which she uses to bludgeon people to death.
  • Code Name: Zone is her callsign, and her real name is Jennifer Jackson. As for why she's called that, it turns out that it's a earned moniker; during her run of the War God's dungeon, an illusion of Edward states that she directly caused half of her stealth missions in the Gilded Hand to turn into warzones due to her fight-happy nature getting the better of her.
  • De-Power: Zone gets her Angel Status forcibly torn from her after clearing the War God's dungeon, as Axel is infuriated that a bloodthirsty woman like her dares to call herself one of his honorable worshippers and had the gall to eye his Divine weapon.
  • Didn't Think This Through: Zone asks for a former enemy's help in getting through the Temple of the First Crusader, a Dungeon that is under control of the God of War, Axel. Her plan has several key flaws to it that only become abundantly clear later on; she enlists the help of Fizzy, an enlightened being who turned into a monster willingly. Zone passes most of the dungeon after defeating Fizzy in an underhanded method, and completely fails at the Secret Test of Character at the end by resorting to murder. Axel, who hates monsters and values honorable combat between equals, is not impressed: disgusted with Zone's monstrous choice of dungeon partner and her bloodlust masquerading as piety towards him, and finally insulted by Zone having the gall to think she's worthy of being his Hero, Axel removes all of his blessings from her as a result.
  • Dumb Muscle: Thinking is not her strong point, often opting for simple solutions to complex problems, such as dislodging a dungeon core from its magically affixed position by hitting it really hard.
  • Fighting Spirit: Her Ultimate Skill manifests itself as a spiritual copy of her that intercepts incoming attacks.
  • Half-Human Hybrid: Eventually revealed to have had a raptor father and human mother, which directly contributed to her odd nature and golden eyes. Transforms into a harpy-griffin hybrid, thanks to a slightly expired serum Boxxy stole from the Foundation.
  • Heel–Face Turn: In a moment of weakness after her failed attempt at the Temple of the First Crusader, Boxxy offers to let her join up with it and its merry band of killers. Having just lost her wings (figuratively and literally), she mutely accepts the offer.
  • Ice Queen: Zone displays an extremely cold demeanor and rarely displays emotions. She also does not hesitate to shoot down would-be suitors in a blunt a way as possible.
  • Ki Manipulation: As a Monk, Zone can infuse her weapon and her body with ki to augment her offense and defense. She cannot, however, fire beams of it.
  • Power Gives You Wings: As a Ranked Up Monk, Zone can fly on a pair of angelic wings that materialize at will.
  • Super Strength: Zone's Strength stat is so high that when Boxxy (feebly) tries to take her hostage during its interrogation, the chest's effort is compared to trying to pull down a mountain.
  • Took A Level In Bad Ass: Is a Ranked Up individual, giving her greater speed, strength, stamina, and longevity than regular mooks.
  • Warrior Monk: Her main class.
  • We Used to Be Friends: Used to be part of the same adventuring group as Hilda, Faehorn and Lichter. Personal disputes, decades apart and being on opposite sides of a war lead her to squaring off against all three of them in one-on-one confrontations. Faehorn did not survive his encounter with her.

Part of Edward's inner circle, serving as his chief interrogator.

  • And I Must Scream: After the battle of Watford, he is captured by Stain and taken back to Bitterhold. He is last seen in Stain's office where the Queen Slime is in the process of mentally breaking him. Bonus points for the narration noting that he is actively trying to scream, but the slime covering him is preventing him from doing so.
  • Code Name: Hook is his callsign.
  • It's Personal: Has a personal vendetta against Imiryl, an elf Wizard.
  • Mind Probe: His chief method of extracting valuable information. Victims subjected to his tender mercies are often left Driven to Madness.
  • Mind Rape: His main means of attack, also sometimes used as recreation.
  • Psychic Powers: The basis of his abilities as a Psionic, involving various flavors of telekinesis and Telepathy.
  • Sadist: He loves to make people scream.
  • A Taste of Their Own Medicine: Enjoys his work as an interrogator using psychic powers, and is totally willing to destroy the minds of his own comrades or those in his way for a tactical advantage. He then gets captured by Stain, a Queen Slime that joyfully destroys his mind in the same manner that he inflicted on others.
  • Torture Technician: He knows how to put the squeeze on people, but he doesn't do it for information, but just because.

The intelligence specialist of Edward's inner circle.

  • Code Name: As you may be able to guess, Question is just his callsign. His real name is unknown.
  • Jerkass Has a Point: He is supremely antagonistic to his boss, and seems to make a point of dedicating a good chunk of his Boxxy-related reports going into exhaustive detail about how the current situation is all Edward's fault. He's totally correct about this, as it is entirely Edward's fault that Boxxy and Fizzy escaped confinement in the first place. This is to the point that Edward internally acknowledges this during the fight at Watford.

    Bernard Samson, Hero of the Hammer 
Chosen hero of the Goddess Teresa, who fights on behalf of the Empire when duty calls.

  • Break the Cutie: Besides the fact that he died in the process, the Calamity of Monotal took the lives of nearly everyone he knew, leaving him a bitter, jaded wreck when he came back.
  • Drop the Hammer: Wields a vicious Demonbane hammer, one of the few things that can cause Kora a level of destructive agony even she can't ignore.
  • Expy: Unreasonably spiky blonde hair, piercing blue eyes, Fashionable Asymmetry... sounds familiar somehow.
  • The Hero: Bernard is described as the first human to reach the rank of Hero in a century, along with being a source of hope for the Empire. His destiny was to eventually grow strong enough to journey to the Blighted Lands and destroy a being called "the Boneshaper". This changes for the worst when he is killed and resurrected, becoming a shell of his former glory.
  • Resurrective Immortality: Is able to come back from death thanks to being a Hero of Teresa. This is pretty unusual though. The other gods, especially Mortimer, are pretty pissed off with her about it, and The God of Chaos outright calls her a "cheater," which is unusual considering how few things he otherwise seems to have any strong opinion of.
  • Unskilled, but Strong: Revealed to be this during his fight with Keira. Bernard is rightfully a Hero with all the power that role entails, but has no appreciable skill with his hammer, relying far too much on his Status and Job Skills to be effective in a fight against someone on his level.

Other Demons

An agent of the Celestial Bureaucracy that is Demons 'R' Us. Well... Demonic Wal-Mart might be closer, but he's one of the Devils staffing their call center at any rate, answering questions about demonic contracts and other relevant affairs. He's also the specific agent assigned to handle Boxxy's Demonology needs.

  • Consummate Professional: Takes pride in his work as a Demons 'R' Us operator, to the point where he will apologize for administrative errors on their end.
  • Deal with the Devil: An unusual use of the trope, as Carl is one of the beings you call to set up said deals, but he basically acts like a customer support agent for the Beyond.
  • Evil Sounds Raspy: His voice has been described as belonging to someone who "had been eating gravel for breakfast every day for two decades."
  • Eyeless Face: Though he has yet to make an appearance in the real world, he is depicted as having no eyes in The Beyond, though this not prevent him from seeing. Also sports a devilish goatee and six fingers on each hand.
  • In Series Nick Name: "Carl" is merely the alias he uses when conversing with mortals, mostly because it's easier to say than his real name.
  • Read the Fine Print: Often has to remind mortals to do this when agreeing to a summoning contract, and laments the fact that many of them don't.
  • Surrounded by Idiots: Has been shown to be quite knowledgeable about a wide range of topics, unlike all of the people and demons he has to work with.
  • The Operators Must Be Crazy: Will adhere to company policy no matter what, and never gives those mortal Warlocks a single inch. Is forced to make several exceptions for Boxxy due to the extraordinary circumstances the monster finds itself in.
  • The Unpronounceable: His real name is Katorolomaongott, though it is unclear if this is his full name or not.

Xera's mother, who is an alcubus (the standard evolution of a succubus). She isn't bound by a contract, which means she is her own boss. The downside is that she will have a hard time returning to the physical realm should she be killed.

  • Honey Trap: She preys on the emotional weaknesses of others rather than tempting them through lust. It is also stated she prefers her victims young and female. This is to the point that her business is called Honeytrap Ranch.
  • Family Business: Runs a large farm/ranch with her succubus daughters. Though extremely profitable, its main purpose is to serve as a front and safe haven for unbound succubi, letting them enjoy the pleasures of the mortal realm without fear of repercussion from the authorities.
  • Parental Incest: Forces Xera to do the naughty with her because she wants to screw Keira Morgana (whom Xera can convincingly act like), and Boxxy refuses to risk its life to personally use its Facade for an alcubus' perversions.
  • Plant Person: Is responsible for growing a special breed of mountain alraune. These are plant monsters that look like busty women whose "honey" is a highly valued substance.
  • The Unpronounceable: Her real name is Yuukhiolelelari L’okrelaila.
  • Uncanny Village: The alraune ranch she runs appears to be inhabited entirely by extremely attractive women that put even high-class concubines to shame. This gives the small settlement a bizarre atmosphere in the eyes of visitors and tax collectors, though it's nothing that a well placed bribe or sexual favor can't smooth over.

    The Overlords 
A group of four Overlord-level demons, and some of the most powerful creatures to manifest in the mortal world. Summoning any of them requires a complex and unique ritual, and they can only remain in the world for minutes at a time, but that alone is more than enough for them to make a lasting impression.

  • Arch-Nemesis: Nagnamor has a fixation on seeing Boxxy suffer for the way Boxxy had (unwittingly) made him its plaything.
  • Godzilla Threshold: Each of the Overlords are so unimaginably destructive that they'll surely do as much damage to the Warlock's side as to whatever the Warlock had intended to target. And that's before considering that that Ritual to summon them doesn't actually make the Overlord treat the Warlock as a friend, much less bind it to the Warlock's service. As a result, a freshly summoned Overlord's first order of business is usually vaporizing whichever moron was responsible for waking it to begin with.
  • Faceless Eye: Overlord Weaxohn the All-Knowing, otherwise known as the Demon King and CEO of Demons 'R' Us, appears as a massive eyeball in a darkened sky.
  • Hive Mind: Overlord Liusolra of the Endless Swarm is actually comprised of thousands of tiny spiders that combine together to make a gigantic half-human half-spider monster.
  • Nuke 'em: Nagnamor's ultimate ability, Armageddon, which detonates himself in a massive explosion that sets the very air on fire.
  • Seven Deadly Sins: Each of the current Overlords embodies a sin by the Chaotic Goddess' design, and this carries over to the demons that follow in their template. As an example, Nagamor's sin is Wrath and all fiends are battle-hungry monsters that are filled with rage and violence.
  • Speaking Like Totally Teen: Liusolra talks like this, despite her being the oldest among the Overlords.


    The Progenitor / "Bob", The God of Chaos 
A very obscure entity barely even known of to most of the Enlightened races. Mostly because he's too busy sitting back and letting things play out for his own amusement to gather followers. Has especially strong feelings against blasphemy, but strangely the Taboo that draws his greatest ire is... Time Travel.

  • A Form You Are Comfortable With: Subverted; it tries to go with this when it presents itself to Boxxy and Fizzy, but it has trouble nailing down a single form and keeps changing appearance right in front of them with every blink of their eyes.
  • Blue and Orange Morality: Has no interest in good or evil, merely in whatever happens to be the most interesting events that could occur. And given that it can see countless possible outcomes for the future, "most interesting" usually means whatever happens to be the least likely thing to occur. Also has a surprisingly large soft spot for the well-being of its fellow gods, considering how much they try to bicker with and outplay each other. At least, the ones that aren't predictable and boring.
  • Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass: The least influential of any of the gods, with the fewest mortal followers and the least recognition. He has absolutely no interest in the strange political games they play amongst themselves, either. Then again, he did create The Beyond, and with it Demons, Ruin magic, and Demonology all by himself, where the other gods are largely limited to empowering mortals to act on their behalf. He estimates that if he really wanted to, he could become Top God within a couple decades at most, and could do so in five years if he really went at the task.
  • The Gods Must Be Lazy: By far the most hands-off god of the pantheon, as demonstrated by how few followers he has - and indeed, how few people even know of his existence. Then again, by his own admission it wouldn't really be "chaos" if he were making it happen.
  • It Amused Me: Its entire motivation is to witness the most improbable and unlikely events possible, as Percival finds these to be the most interesting. It's why it likes Boxxy so much, since the monstrous chest is a walking whirlpool of chaos made by sheer coincidence.
  • Magnificent Bastard: Lucien certainly has the capability of enacting its plots and schemes flawlessly, but finds that interfering too much with the world is boring. When the prospect of having a respected Hero of Chaos becomes more interesting than keeping Boxxy on its payroll, the Chaotic Goddess waited for Boxxy to develop a split personality so Borag the Inconceivable could make Keira Morgana into a real person using Boxxy's memories and soul.
  • Morality Chain: Pedro admits to Kora while they're rehabilitating Theresa that he considers the Goddess of Justice to be his moral anchor, since she keeps him honest and is someone to compete with.
  • Random Effect Spell: An inherent trait of its champions is that random stuff sometimes happens when they cast magic or use martial arts, for good or ill. Effects have ranged from being able to talk to fish, to temporarily levitating off the ground, to being discolored a vibrant pink, to suddenly catching fire.
  • Reality Warper: Having control over the realm of luck and probability allows him to twist events and produce outcomes that would be literally impossible otherwise. Refrains from doing so, however, as knowing what will happen in advance with 99.99% certainty takes the fun out of life.
  • Retired Monster: Before he was God of Chaos, he was the Old God of Order. And his brand of order resulted in a world-spanning lifeless wasteland. Suffice to say he's none too thrilled with the prospect of returning to "the old days," as it were.
  • So Proud of You: What he values most are the people who can really shake things up, and when they deliver he's positively beaming. He also holds this attitude toward Demons as a whole, as besides being his "children," their popping into existence at all was a completely accidental and unforeseen byproduct of what The Beyond's intended purpose was. This caught him completely off guard and he's never really gotten over his elation with the event.
  • Sudden Name Change: Enforced. Every time he is addressed, whether by a character speaking of him or in narration, his name, gender, and even title change without warning. Even other gods are not immune to this effect. Not that this stops anyone who knows him from understanding exactly who is being spoken of.

    Teresa, the Goddess of Justice and Truth 
A goddess representing the ideals of truth and justice, who chiefly watches over the Lodrak Empire. Her greatest taboo is breaking an oath made in her name.

  • Bolt of Divine Retribution: In the form of a Wave Motion Gun from above, Teresa's primary method of dispensing justice when the situation calls for it.
  • Good People Have Good Sex: Or maybe the other way around? Getting stuffed seems to have done wonders for her disposition, anyway, and shortly after it starts happening she rescinds the Vows of Celibacy that her faithful were previously required to take.
  • Hate Plague: Suffered from this over time as people cursed her name for their perceptions of injustices happening to them, from simple loss of fortunes to friends and family dying to disease and war. It wasn't until the Calamity of Monotal happened, however, that it hit critical mass, as the massive resentment and sorrow from the incident itself, combined with the massive abortion of justice that led to the following war, resulted in Teresa becoming completely corrupted by hatred and lies. It even turns out that her corruption would have trickled down to her most devout followers and then spread to the population at large, meaning that a hate-fuelled feedback loop between deity and mortals would occur.
  • Heel–Face Turn: After the war, she realizes what she has done and begins to repent for both her and her mortal followers' sins.
  • Heel Realization: Theresa eventually has an understated moment of this, where she realizes that her revival of Bernard Samson just gave her corrupt clergy an ideal pawn, and made her own corrupted condition worse as thousands more cursed her for not reviving their own deceased loved ones.
  • Hypocrite: Pretty much started the war between the human Empire and elven Republic by allowing a lie of omission to spread like wildfire, giving the Empire an casus belli against the Republic that was anything but justice.
  • Sore Loser: Teresa's inability to accept her losing anything causes a disastrous chain of events to occur. She refuses to let her current Hero of the Hammer die in the Calamity of Monotal and revives Bernard Samson almost immediately, and his testimony directly led to the war kicking off. Her response to The Hero of Chaos totally humiliating her Hero in a sacred duel is to warp the hapless fellow to her personal divine space and immediately attempt to murder them with an unavoidable One-Hit Kill spell.
  • Wife Husbandry: It turns out that all of the Heroes Teresa has chosen in the hopes of grooming a worthy ascendant have been blonde, blue-eyed, hunky bombshells of human men. She also wants a husband. This is NOT a coincidence.
  • You Need to Get Laid: Kora suggests this as a part of Teresa's rehabilitation, figuring Teresa was just way too uptight not to need it and that it might be the last straw to curing her. Teresa even consents once she sees what Kora is packing. To Connor's utter disbelief, it works. Really well, in fact.

    Mortimer, the God of Death and Commerce 
The god responsible for ferrying souls to their eternal rest once their mortal coil has expired. His face is an animate skull, and the rest of his body doesn't look much better. His Taboo is defiling the spirits and bodies of the dead, which means most Necromancers are on his shit list by default.

  • Don't Fear the Reaper: If Mortimer wants you dead, you should be very afraid, but in that case you've probably done something unforgivable to deserve it. Otherwise he's a generally understanding fellow who just takes his job seriously and doesn't like wasting time.
  • Graceful Loser: The God of Chaos and the God of Death are in a minor standoff over the fate of a particular being's soul. However, Bob brings up an obscure agreement that he and Mortimer had signed long ago, which would give the soul to Bob. Mortimer objects at first, but privately admits he was honestly just too lazy too look at in detail at the time, and had assumed the situation he was in now would simply never come up. So he decides to just let it go, and assumes no hard feelings.
  • The Grim Reaper: Mortimer's job is to ensure that the souls of those who died don't linger on in the world. Failure to do so typically results in their rising as the Undead. To this effect he's created a sort of ethereal cairn that processes them much more quickly, because not even a god can keep up with the sheer volume of dead souls that need care by themselves.
  • Professional Killer: As a God of both Death and Commerce, it only makes sense that his chosen Heroes are those who kill others for paid contracts. His Heroes are assassins blessed with his divine energy, and are supposed to kill those who accumulate too much of Mortimer's Taboo.
  • Necromancy: To be clear, Mortimer does not despise Necromancy on principle, but the majority of Necromancers can't be bothered with trifling things like respect for the dead, or getting the consent of the departed before doing their thing. So they get nailed with stacking Taboo scores and Faith penalties. The rare few Necromancers who are respectful about their craft are pretty alright in Mortimer's book.


A miniaturized House Mimic which Boxxy (as Keira) picks up after noticing it inhabiting an item shop. Probably the luckiest character in the entire story.
  • A Day in the Life: Complete with its own mini-adventure!
  • Born Lucky: The only conceivable reason for its survival, as it's certainly got little else going for it. Its luck stat is abnormally high and is only getting more lucky, due to it constantly avoiding death in improbable ways and thereby performing Special Actions.
  • Lighter and Softer: Rare for a character trait, but Minic (and the whole variety of House Mimics) are actually what mimics were originally meant to be; sentient furniture that is a combination of a household pet and personal assistants. Compared to the rather horrifying form of Boxxy, everybody seems to squee over Minic.
  • Team Pet: For both sides of Boxxy's existence as Keira.

Also known as Specimen 49, Jones Alexis, Wardrobzilla (its original name, which "Zilla" is short for) or Project Legacy. Originally a House Mimic with the form of a wardrobe, it was taken by the Foundation and experimented on until it became a powerful changeling.

  • Always Someone Better: It's this to Boxxy, being an older and much more powerful (former) Mimic that is able to defeat Boxxy despite the latter being assisted by its familiars.
  • Kryptonite Factor: It's weak to acid due to being a changeling, unlike the electricity that Mimics are weak to.
  • From Nobody to Nightmare: As a House Mimic, it was just a sentient wardrobe. After the Foundation's experiments, it became a terrifyingly powerful monster.'
  • Yandere: It's this to Honoka.

A Queen Slime who acts as the warden of Bitterhold, a prison for the Ishigar Republic's most dangerous criminals.

  • Blob Monster: She is a slime.
  • Self-Duplication: She can split herself into multiple bodies. This lets her be in several places at once and means that the destruction of any one body won't kill her (though it does have consequences such as memory loss).


A beginner adventurer from Monotal.

  • Decoy Protagonist: The story seems to be about him, seeing as Himmel's featured in the story's synopsis... up until the point he is eaten alive by the true protagonist.
  • Killed Off for Real: Doesn't survive his encounter with Boxxy.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Carelessly approached a treasure chest in a dungeon known for having mimics.
Gloria's brother, a beginner adventurer from Monotal.

  • Killed Off for Real: Also doesn't survive his encounter with Boxxy.
  • Red Shirt: Only shows up in the story to become a victim.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Carelessly approached a treasure chest in a dungeon known for having mimics.
Ron's sister, a beginner adventurer from Monotal.

  • Killed Off for Real: Surprise, doesn't survive her encounter with Boxxy.
  • Red Shirt: Only shows up in the story to become a victim.
  • The Medic: She was a priestess.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Attacked a monster who had just killed a swordsman, even though she was a priestess with no offensive abilities.

    Valeria Vortena 
A necromancer with unusual fetishes who came across Boxxy when he was still just a humble mimic. It didn't end well for her.

  • All Love Is Unrequited: Played with. Her affection for Boxxy is actually just an attempt at making the mimic lower his guard so that she can get her revenge on him.
  • Antagonist Title: The third printed book is titled Vortena: Everybody Loves Large Chests (Vol.3).
  • Back from the Dead: She returns from the dead as a banshee.
  • The Beastmaster: Her secondary class. Largely incompatible with her main class, and she only takes it to... enable her hobbies.
  • Bestiality Is Depraved: Enjoys having sex with animals and monsters very much, to the point she killed a captive wolf from sexual exhaustion. The big reason she takes up the Necromancer class is to give a plausible excuse as to why her Taboo skill is so high, since such depraved acts causes the Taboo skill to rise.
  • Blessed with Suck: From her warped perspective by the time she reappears in-story. Being given a new lease on life with a massive power boost to boot would be fantastic to most, especially since all her mental faculties remain perfectly intact and she's effectively immortal. However, besides her existence being tied to a vulnerable Phylactery, the fact that she's undead and repulsive to most living creatures makes it frustratingly difficult for her to ... indulge her old itches.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: A one-shot character who is summarily killed like so many adventurers by the end of her chapter, as the mimic grows ever stronger. Her consciousness is then absorbed into the Dungeon's will, and the rest is history.
  • Decoy Protagonist: After the first three adventurers, Valeria may look like the actual hero of the tale due to her being depicted on the virtual cover. She also gets uncermoniously killed and eaten by Boxxy.
  • Defeat Equals Friendship: Once defeated by Boxxy for the FOURTH time, she submits and joins its party on the condition that it sate her unnatural lusts. This is an act, as she's still QUITE pissed at what Boxxy did to her, and is looking for an opportunity for revenge.
  • Killed Off for Real: Doesn't survive her first encounter with Boxxy. It finally takes for good once Valeria betrays and attempts to possess its unconscious body, and Boxxy's familiars destroy her phylactery.
  • In Series Nick Name: Boxxy calls her "Nasty", because she tastes awful.
  • Necromancer: Her main class. Serves her well in undeath, making it much easier for her to acquire Lichdom
  • Our Liches Are Different: As usual, a Lich can return from destruction as long as her Phylactery is intact. But Valeria has a fully corporeal, fleshy body with all her "earthly urges " intact.
  • Say It with Hearts: Affixes little hearts to the end of her sentences when addressing Boxxy, to better show just how thick she's laying it on.
  • Took A Level In Bad Ass: Much like Boxxy, her unlife as a banshee leads to her rapidly outgrowing the dungeon she lives in, and she escapes the dungeon possessing an elf. After some struggle, she manages to rank up into a lich.
  • Too Dumb to Live: Despite knowing full well there was some unknown monster in the Green Zone probably responsible for 45 adventurers disappearing, she got overconfident and started masturbating in the dungeon. She got eaten by a monster for her troubles.
  • Walking Spoiler: Valeria's introduced as just another random (albeit twisted) adventurer whose life ends at the hands of an uncaring mimic. The fact that her story doesn't end right then and there makes her this.

An experienced dwarf adventurer from Monotal. He follows after Valeria when she decides to look for the dungeon sweeper that has been killing beginners in the Litigar dungeon.


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