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The Reincarnates

     Veterans and Law Enforcement, Current and Former 

Kotetsu Kaburagi (Kotetsu T. Kaburagi)
  • Adorkable
  • Butt-Monkey: Has a tendency to find himself mired for all to see in awkward situations - see suddenly finding himself in a superhero costume and rushing into a women's bathroom. The others don't waste their chance to get a few laughs in.
  • Clingy Costume: Regains his lame old Wild Tiger costume, but the belt gets stuck and he is suddenly in a bit of a pickle. Hilarity Ensues when he doesn't word his request for help very well...
  • Heroic Self-Deprecation: After he and the other reincarnate police call off their efforts to find Candy Rodriguez, he goes on a drunken bender sending texts to his network friends claiming It's All My Fault for being too afraid to pursue it harder (lest the police who are in on the invasion come after his family) and letting another one of theirs after Paul die.

Mordin Solus (Mordin Solus)

Karl Aurion (Kratos Aurion)
  • Hot Teacher: Seen as one, to his disgust.
  • Little Bit Beastly: About a third of the cops have become slightly animal. He's one of them, part owl.
  • Undercover Cop Reveal: Captain Karl Aurion is undercover as high school chem teacher Richard Locke. Until The Reveal he presented himself to the network as Mr. Locke as well, even though there are other reincarnate cops.

Nick Burkhardt (Nick Burkhardt)
  • Big Brother Mentor: Has a soft spot for and offers combat training to some of the younger reincarnates, particularly Alex K.
  • Reverse Mole: Has been cooperating with Det. Sherman to get in on what of the conspiracy the police are privy to - and feed the information to the network.

Gerald Vakarian (Garrus Vakarian)

Melissa Lyre (Melissa Lyre)
  • Heel–Face Turn: She was one of Sherman's circle by the time she was awakened to the network - and seeing what kind of position and people the "terrorists" she'd been turned against actually were got her rethinking her side.



Davin Carter (The Psiioniic)

Randall Lyall (Prof. Randolph Lyall)
  • Alien Blood: Appears to come from someone who's been dead for a while.
  • Blessed with Suck: Has lost the ability to bare his skin to sunlight without pain, eat chocolate, and take a plane.
  • Cool Teacher: Sometimes.
  • Healing Factor
  • Nice Hat: Has to wear long coats and hats out in the daytime, these days.
  • Non-Action Guy: The After School Numbers Club rush in on his defense when he's attacked by bats and a Vermedi in the mine incident; he finds himself a mix of proud and feeling an awful lot like this.
  • Painful Transformation: Turning into his kind of werewolf isn't fun.
  • Super Senses: An early echo was an enhanced sense of smell; he has since also developed enhanced hearing.
  • Team Mom: He is quick to take concern for and reach out to the other reincarnates if they seem as if they need the moral support - especially to his (and "his") students.

Hajime Aikawa (Hajime Aikawa)

Julien Sakazaki (Yuuya Sakazaki)
  • Angelic Beauty: What some characters (and the imagined alternate universe fandom) thought Julien was becoming. Nope. He's turning into a much-less-glamorous giant pigeon.
  • Bizarre Avian Biology: Slowly picking up birdlike physiological features while, for now, still appearing human - and while birds, like mammals, are hot-blooded and highly active with four-chambered hearts, they're also really weird. He breathes strangely, has a weird heartbeat, sees a lot more colors than humans do, and speaks with a syrinx - a complicated vocal apparatus located in his chest where his trachea splits.
  • Blessed with Suck: Obscenely good color vision. Aaron dryly notes that it seems like his eyesight has improved. Improved so much that the world around him is a horror.
  • Blood from the Mouth: Kept trying to speak as the human vocal chords moved down and... tore his developing pessulus, leading to having to cough up blood.
  • Desperately Looking for a Purpose in Life: Has tried a wide variety of things and racked up massive college debts on this trope.
  • Distressed Dude: Since he's less secretive and competent than Yuuya and a distinct Non-Action Guy, but still manages to get himself into trouble, it comes up sometimes.
  • Expy: To Aaron, Julien is a lot like the Hobbits were to Aragorn.
  • Hidden Depths / Character Development: Not just a good-hearted but lazy social butterfly! Julien's decent in a crisis if he has something to focus on, which actually isn't an Echo. But it is a change.
  • I Am Who?: Wonders if his preincarnation was an angel. Aaron informed him that the changes were avian, and Julien refuses to believe he might turn into a bird instead.
  • Kaleidoscope Eyes: To a limited extent! After his eyes changed, significant eyestrain makes his irises appear purple, though they're usually blue. Also, gets Mood Ring Eyes from his bird pupils which visibly dilate with emotion and contract with concentration, and clear extra eyelids which blink instead of the standard ones when he's alarmed, and close when he's defensive.
  • Keet: Minus the "kid" part he can be this at times. Julien is small, colorful, exceedingly cheerful and friendly, and ridiculous.
  • Mood Ring Eyes: From his bird pupils which visibly dilate with emotion and contract with concentration, and clear extra eyelids which blink instead of the standard ones when he's alarmed, and close when he's defensive.
  • Multiethnic Name: French and Japanese.
  • The Nicknamer
  • No Pronunciation Guide: In the French sense "Julien" is pronounced with a z. His family and Aaron pronounce it with a y or a soft de-emphasized j, but a more emphatic j goes better with his typical username, BondJulesBond. ...use just about anything, he won't correct you.
  • Older Than They Look: Twenty four! Commonly thought of as younger, partly because of his attitude.
  • Pacifist: Not opposed to other people fighting if they have to, but hates the thought of trying to fight, himself. He kicked at a possessed bat once, but even the thought of trying to kill one makes him very uneasy. Self-conscious about it. However, while in the mines he went to two different people who were off guard at best and tried to brace or rouse them; both came to their senses and both suddenly echoed back some kind of blade.
  • Parental Issues: Dad is rich and emotionally abusive, parents divorced when he was five, he's turned out to look like his father and be similarly social. Some of his personality traits are a result of trying to be as unlike Mr. Argentan (he Shed the Family Name) as possible.
  • Quizzical Tilt: Cocks his head a lot.
  • Required Secondary Powers: Averted with bird lungs - the thing about those is that they are smaller than human lungs, and not hooked up to the diaphragm, and kind of rigid. Without attached air sacs they aren't much good. Julien's lungs changed slowly and he had more and more trouble breathing until he had to get carried to the clinic, where he finally did get an echo giving him those air sacs.
  • Stepford Smiler: Not nearly as good at it as his preincarnation, but he tries. Some characters wonder if his positivity about changes is this.
  • Suddenly Bilingual: "Suddenly" might be stretching it, but Aaron is teaching him Elvish and Julien understands it more easily than he might... unbeknownst to either of them, Elvish is a language that animals can understand.
  • Unable to Cry: He can cry, and does, but is completely incapable of sobbing or laughing in the involuntary, human way. Though he can still fake the sounds of either. Also, lacks a sound for pain.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: Works for Aaron and looks up to him. The fact that "Aragorn" is visually similar to "Argentan" is coincidence, honest.

Elian Price (Vector Prime)

Ravindra Savarna (Ravindra Savarna)

Shou Chinen (Sho)

Arthur Curry (Aquaman)

Dr. Mortimer "Mort" Yokugawa (Dr. Kiyoto Maki)

Isaac and Miria Dian (Isaac Dian and Miria Harvent)
  • Genius Ditz: Simultaneously more and less intelligent than their canon counterparts. These two may have lost their knowledge of Japanese culture, but they're more likely to make valid points about a situation. Also, now Miria can make their costumes. However, their naive optimism is Up to Eleven. While their counterparts would take information to come to bizarre conclusions, this couple occasionally have trouble piecing together any information at all without being told directly.
    • Furthermore, they both gained the ability to tell something's worth and age thanks to learning how to run their antique business in college.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: They didn't find each other until later in life and were bullied and beaten down into acting normal as children, so now they're afraid of showing how weird and silly they are. Of course, given that they aren't exactly clear on what normal is, Failure Is the Only Option.
  • Noodle Incident: They make mention of bits and pieces of how they met in college. Apparently, it involved an angry Frenchman, items being knocked over, fire, and oblivious breaking of the law.
    • Further info reveals they had to sign a contract legally forbidding them from ever telling the first story. And then Isaac took Miria out for coffee afterwards. Apparently their relationship following that involved many other Noodle Incidents too.
  • Odd Friendship: Pretty much their relationship with most of the network.
    • The Heart: Their presence as this to everyone they meet makes up a big part of the friendship.
  • Parental Substitute: The role they play to Jacuzzi Splot and Rakka Yoshitoshi (although its more of a mutually beneficial friendship for the former).
  • Precison F Strike/Cluster F-Bomb: While the couple is usually mild-mannered and discourage profanity, they both swore like sailors upon discovering their immortality.

Brooke Reynolds (Terra)
  • Blessed with Suck: Echoed back low self-esteem, clinical depression, and a paralyzed stone arm.
  • Pungeon Master: Lots of death puns, since she works at a funeral home.

Logan Williamson (King Logan)

John Mitchell (John Mitchell)
  • Commonality Connection: He and Julien both have pupils that do weird things; subverted in the case of Alexander Varista, as the two of them hit it off even before an Echo off of Alex informed him that he's on the road to becoming a vampire.

Cain Hashimoto (Enter)
  • Aloof Big Brother: Toyed with—he makes a show of being this to Calista, but it's questionable how much of it is genuine.
    • Big Brother Instinct: Again, towards Calista. It was already present to some extent, but it was boosted after an Echo. He's not about to admit it outright, though.
  • Bunny-Ears Lawyer: At his tech support job.
  • Foreign Cuss Word: Being French Canadian, he's occasionally prone to using sacres. His internal thought process tends to be full of them.
  • French Jerk: More so than his preincarnation in the French department, being Québécois.
  • Goggles Do Nothing: Gained back the Cool Shades of his previous self in an Echo, but without their unusual properties.
  • Playful Hacker: Compared to The Cracker he was in his past life.
  • Refusal of the Call: Recognizes that he may have to do something eventually. Stubbornly against it for now.

Pendleton Wheatley (Wheatley)

Alexa Vasko (Rider)

Killian Ryan (Kili)

Rachel Roth (Raven)

Helene "Hellbird" Marison (Harror)
  • Cyborg: As a member of the Blood Keys.

     Locke City University Students 

Kari Acosta (Caren)
  • Aloof Ally: Believes in the cause and realizes it's important, but isn't too convinced of the other characters' competence.
  • Aluminum Christmas Trees: She gave Winter advice that was taken from a promotional video for a pageant she was in that had her and the other women in the competition backstage at a drag show. Though it was treated as odd in-story, this is a real video from a real pageant that Kari was already established as having taken part in.
    • Brick Joke: They then go to Vegas. Where this all actually took place.
  • Beauty Contest: Kari's been in pageants since she was five. She moved to Locke for downtime after coming up short in Miss USA.
  • Beauty Mark
  • Big Eater: Bought four dozen donuts at once at Sugar & Spice's sale.
  • Body to Jewel: Her soul is currently a pearl after having been ripped out of her.
  • Deadpan Snarker: A lot of the time.
  • Foreign Cuss Word: Unleashed a Spanish Cluster F-Bomb when she learned of the reason behind the earthquake.
  • Magic Music: It's made her a support unit in A☆P.
  • Mentor Archetype: As the Token Adult in All Star Precure, she fulfills a number of these.
    • Big Brother Mentor: Later on, when she gets to know the others better.
    • Cynical Mentor: At first, though when she actually joins the team, it's because she's gotten over herself. She can still be harsh when people are clearly putting themselves in danger, like when Harper slowed down her transformation sequence, making the sparkly stock footage actually happen in real life (rather than transform instantaneously in a flash of light), just to complain and flail about wanting to be normal.
    • Sexy Mentor: Pageant girl.
  • Mythology Gag: Her A☆P hero name is "Cure Symphony". We've seen a purple-and-white Cure Symphony before... or at least Precure fandom has in a widely publicized fake leak.
  • Noodle Incident: The Sequin Incident of '08. All we know is that it was a fashion disaster related to a pageant Kari was in when she was in high school.
  • Spicy Latina: Discussed. She's commented that she is sick and tired of being pigeonholed as this and will seriously side-eye promoters or assistants who want her to fit in the box.
  • Token Adult: In the "All Star Precure" team — although not for long, technically, as Lily and Jasmine are months away from being legal when the team is formed. Muns refer to her as "the camp counsellor", especially during the Vegas arc of Season Two when the team is living together.

Makani 'Mac' Kapule (John Egbert)

Jacuzzi Splot (Jacuzzi Splot)
  • Unfortunate Names: Like his past self... Jacuzzi. Splot.
  • Nervous Wreck: Suffers from his counterpart's crippling social anxiety and low self-esteem. Unlike his past self (presumably), this mostly steps from the pressure his parents put on him. However, he lacks his canon counterpart's reckless valor.

     High School, Middle School, and Elementary School Students 

Paul Ben (Ben Paul)
  • GMPC
  • Killed Off for Real
  • Sacrificial Lamb: It was his death (and the death of his entire family in the cover-up process) after going to the police about the strange goings-on that warned the other reincarnations to keep their experiences to themselves.

Winter Adamas (Rikka Hishikawa)
  • The Leader: Of All Star Precure.
  • Reincarnation Romance: Defied. She worried that her preincarnation's ambiguous love for Mana would control her love life in the present, but forcefully threw that off to engage in her own relationship with Lily.
  • Shrinking Violet: She's trying to improve, though.
  • Standardized Leader: Averted. Winter may be the leader of A*P, but she's the shy, struggling, smart type you'd find more often as a side character; the reason she's the leader and not hot-blooded Annie (aside from Annie's later drop) is because of these qualities making her more mature and caring. She never comes off as a generic leader character.

Lily Tsukiyomi (Yuri Tsukikage)

Russel Goldman (Raiel)

Marisa Kirisame (Marisa Kirisame)

Walter Price (Wander)

Octavia Serket (Vriska Serket)
  • Embarrassing First Name: Prefers "Tavia".
  • I Just Want to Be Special: She keeps going on about the reincarnates' obvious great superhero destiny. She even has costumes planned.
  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Due to being raised in a "normal" (by human standards) environment as opposed to a Spartan warrior culture, she's more affable and sociable than Vriska was. However, she's still self-aggrandizing and has an overly-flippant sense of humor.
  • Jumped at the Call: As far as she takes it, the people of the network are a team of superheroes in the making - and she gets to be one.
  • Parting Words Regret: Tavia freaks out hearing that the person she'd been rude to for not appreciating her superhero fantasies has been killed.
  • Small Name, Big Ego: An aspiring actress for who "if Tommy Wiseau was to watch one of her auditions, a single tear would course down his cheek at the realization that she is his one true heir". She's proud to have been a TV actress (meaning, she got a silent appearance on an episode of a soap opera) and has made herself a rather gushing IMDB page.
  • Smitten Teenage Girl: Tavia for Alan, with all her usual intensity.
  • Stealth Pun: Tavia's mother is a black widow (a woman who gets rich off of inheritance from multiple dead husbands), making her Spidermom.
  • Verbal Tic: Doesn't always use the 8's yet, but she still has them, elongates her vowels, types !!!!!!!! exactly, and capitalizes her H's in handwritten text.
  • What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: All she can do upon her introduction is manipulate coin flips.

Alan Hunter (Eren Yeager)
  • Hair-Trigger Temper: Well, no. But he's very shouty.
  • Jumped at the Call: He was actually pretty excited at the concept of being heroes...
    • Break the Cutie: But an encounter with a scorpion and just a few echoes quickly dissuaded him out of this line of thought.

Kanti Miriam Singh (Kanaya Maryam)
  • Red Oni, Blue Oni: With Karson being red and Kanti being blue.
  • Nature Lover: Enjoys gardening, parks and plant-life in general.
  • Only Sane Man: Considering the personalities of some of her friends, it's easy to say she falls into this most of the time.
  • Silk Hiding Steel: Completely polite, mild-mannered and generally ladylike. Push her into a corner or threaten her friends, and she lays down the beatdown like no one else.

Skyler Veracruz (Sora)

Jasmine Tsukiyomi (Dark Precure)
  • Cloning Blues: Has this reaction when she receives pulses of Dark Precure's development, essentially growing up inside a tube.
  • Deadpan Snarker
  • I Am a Monster: Her general reaction to everything related to Dark Precure, but hits her hardest when she grows a wing she can't get rid of.
  • I Hate Past Me: Jasmine's method of coping with Dark Precure's malicious nature and hatred of her sister is to generally regard Dark Precure with hatred.
  • Irony: In Heartcatch, Dark Precure was closest to her creator and father figure, Professor Sabaaku, while hating her "sister", Yuri. However, Jasmine is incredibly close to Lily, while she and her father are emotionally distant from one another.
  • Running Gag: Three.
    • Jasmine's insistence that she doesn't watch anime, complete with Suspiciously Specific Denial.
    • Her telling the story about how Lily started a fire trying to make her a birthday cake.
    • Whenever Jasmine or anyone else talks to another person about growing a wing, the response is usually "Just one?"

Harper Sutherland (Kanade Minamino)

Anthony Janvier (Anthony)
  • Apologizes a Lot
  • Because You Were Nice to Me: Ever since the effects of his Echoes made a jarring difference in his appearance and forced a sudden run away from home, he's been living off of other reincarnates' kindness, and he knows it - that in conjunction with self-consciousness over the nature of his condition has lent to him taking positive reception and even outright friendliness very much to heart.
  • Blessed with Suck: ...zombie.
  • The Chick: Though not an actual chick, is distinctly modest, idealistic, loyal, and worrying.
  • The Comically Serious
  • Definitely Just Stress: His Echoes are steadily bringing him his past life's undead curse. He initially brushed it off as he wasn't much more than pale and tired in the early stages of zombification.
  • Ill Boy: He is passed off as "sickly" as part of The Masquerade whenever necessary, though even among those who know better he is occasionally regarded as somewhere along these lines.
  • In-Series Nickname: "Freshmeat", courtesy of Bakura, for his grade (at the time) and somewhat nervous demeanor.
  • Mr. Exposition: Since he can't safely go outside with his visible condition, he tries contributing something on the network by serving as this to the reincarnates more freshly aware of it to whatever extent can be done with reasonable confidence.
  • "Well Done, Son!" Guy: He's not proud of the way that the other reincarnates seem to view him, and is almost desperate to prove that he's capable of being helpful to their situation - especially to Mr. Lyall and his schoolmates.
  • Wide-Eyed Idealist: He has fixed trust and Undying Loyalty to the entire network implicitly - as far as he's seen, they should and are able to turn to each other (and, in the end, only each other securely) for help. So far, it's had no negative consequences.

  • Butt-Monkey: Being the human reincarnation of a very not human shapeshifting alien leaves him in between being "normal" enough to keep blending in among regular humans and "weird" enough for it not to be comfortably. His parents blamed his sudden adoption of a Verbal Tic and growing habit of being out at odd times on acting out and sent him to a youth camp, grounding him as an alternative when he was sent back with a reprimand for jerking people around, as it forced him outside of Locke and caused him to lose all the reasons for which he was sent); and he Echoed back the disease he once had as Ax to not enough of an extent to be life-threatening (since he isn't fully Andalite) but one to make him rather giddy.

Neku Sakuraba (Neku Sakuraba)
  • Sugar-and-Ice Personality: Mellower by default in this life than his last - though he's still known for being a bit snarky and serious.

Danny Fenton (Danny Fenton)
  • Alien Blood: His ghost form right now looks the same as his human form, but instead of red blood, he has glowing green ecto-goop in him.
  • Conspiracy Theorist: His parents are ones. He's slowly becoming one now too, after finding the network.
  • Crazy-Prepared: Already had a 20-year stash of bottled water in his house before the tap water was tainted.
  • Incredibly Lame Pun: his online username is SpaceGhostCoaster2Coaster.
  • Properly Paranoid / Cassandra Truth: Told people not to drink the tap water because, according to his parents, it was drugged. He was mostly laughed off until it turned out the water actually was drugged.

Soren Castor (Sollux Captor)
  • Stepford Snarker: After he suggests staking as an alternative for the increasingly vampire-like Kanti -
    Kanti: [In voice.] Is everything a joke to you, or do you just use humor to attempt to cheapen the problems of others so that you don't have to consider your own impending issues?
    Soren: [In text.] pretty much just the first one! i already know im doomed two become a jaundiced horned hermit not much use in avoiding it lol.
  • Troll: His coping method of choice.

Sophie Bai (Toph Bai Fong)

Toshiro Hitsugaya (Toshiro Hitsugaya)
  • Acting Your Intellectual Age: He relates better to people older than him, and doesn't hesitate to criticize even adults. Such as when he got on Jack Sears's case for being drunk.
  • An Ice Person: He's already regained some of his ability to control ice.
  • Free-Range Children: To an extent. He gets a lot of leeway from his grandmother because he's demonstrably responsible and she has days where she needs him to help out with errands.
  • Harmful to Minors: Witnessed a lot of nasty violence on the werewolf hunt.
  • Just a Kid: He gets this a lot.
  • Little Stowaway: Sort of. He showed up for the werewolf hunt, and there was no way to send him back home.
  • Mouthy Kid: Sasses the adults a lot when he thinks they're being stupid. Which is a fair amount of the time.
  • Only Sane Man: "This isn't a game, Bakura." "Being drunk off your ass won't help, Jack." "Being happy about murdering people is bad, Jack." It's common sense. Why is he the only one who sees all this?
  • Raised by Grandparents: By his maternal grandmother, specifically.
  • Badass Adorable: Doesn't always act the part, but he's a cute kid who is also a strong, skilled fighter thanks to his Echoes.
  • Empathic Weapon: He's Echoed back his Soul Cutter, and its spirit is present within him.

Phillip Santorini (Pharos)

Reimu Hakurei (Reimu Hakurei)
  • Celibate Hero: At this point in time, she shows remarkable lack of interest in romance and relationships for a modern teenager. This likely won't be permanent, but it's not likely to change any time soon.
  • Chekhov's Gunman: Sort of. Marisa had already had an echo of one of the times she hung out with Reimu and several other characters at the Shrine, and so already knew Reimu's name and what she looked like before she showed up, even though this is the first time they've actually met in this life.
  • Brilliant, but Lazy: Smart enough to get above average grades in school despite never spending any time studying.
  • For Halloween, I Am Going as Myself: Reimu goes to the halloween party in her Miko uniform, because she's that lazy, and because Jovan put the idea in her head.
  • Foreign Exchange Student: Since Reimu was still born in Japan in this life, this is how she ended up in Locke City.
  • Miko: Yes, she's still one of these. The position is obviously a whole lot less important here than it was back in her previous life.
  • Nominal Hero: See Someone Else's Problem/Refusal of the Call below. She's not as bad as Skylar at least, it still took a personal desire to hopefully eventually go back to at least a semi-normal life and have everything actually leave her alone to get her involved. It's also unclear how long her current resolve to help out is actually going to last before she relapses.
  • Not in This for Your Revolution: This should surprise no one who's familiar with Touhou. Just see Nominal Hero, Someone Else's Problem/Refusal of the Call.
  • Parental Abandonment: Her mother died when she was little and her father is a distant workaholic who never spent any time with her, so she was raised mainly by her grandmother.
  • Someone Else's Problem/Refusal of the Call: At the start, as you'd probably expect from her, she didn't really care enough about the whole numbers thing to get involved. She didn't even have the motivation of it being her job to get involved in strange happenings like in her previous life. Obviously this didn't last. It wasn't really as dramatic as it was for some people on the network in a similar position, but a combination of various Network related dramas actually effecting her to one degree or another finally bothered her enough to get her involved.
  • "Well Done, Daughter!" Girl: Her father only wishes she was this.


Queenie/Stella (Romsca)
  • Amplified Animal Aptitude: Even when pretending to be a standard ferret she sometimes shows signs of understanding what people say, which most other characters don't find strange.
  • The Masquerade: After being adopted by Lyall, she pretended to be a normal, if clever ferret for some time.

     Dropped Characters 
Characters who have been dropped by their players, or idled out. They have universally lost any items, powers, and memories, whether Flash Back or related to game events, and become normal again. Some might remember people they met during the course of the game and how they felt about them, some might not; some have left the City of Adventure and its environs, others are still around. Friends and family of dropped characters treat them as people who must not be told, just like everyone else. May be picked back up, in which case all this comes back.

Jack Sears (Raiden)

Matthew Brillon (Megatron)
  • Odd Friendship: Close trusted friends - if snarky on both sides - with Chris Starsky. He was her friend from the start and remains so as a normal; it was handwaved that he got her a job.

Jack Valenti (Jack Noir)

Emery Ayliff (Merlin)
  • Accidental Misnaming: Got bullied over having a name that sounds like "Emily" as a kid. Tries to ignore it when that's brought up these days, but it rankles.
  • The Masquerade: Thanks to an Echo he feels like he should hide his developing magic even from the other reincarnates.
  • Tastes Like Friendship: Multiple reincarnates coming to visit after he offered company on the network brought food.

Shawn Minamoto (Sho Minamimoto)
  • Delinquent
  • Pungeon Master: He has the penchant for mathematically-themed punning and analogies that he did in a past life, but his sense of humor has a particular place for wordplay beyond that.
  • Sunglasses at Night: Wears them to obscure his Supernatural Gold Eyes. While he's expressed that he hates the need to hide, he likes the shades as a trademark in their own right.

Luke Lawrensen (Loki Laufeyson)

Eugene Yokugawa (Kousei Kougami)

Candy Rodriguez (Camille)
  • Sacrificial Lamb: Instead of leaving or forgetting she was taken by police.
  • Tastes Like Friendship: She invited the entire network to the bakery she works at to get to know them better. And feed them.

Hikari Kurosawa (Rose Lalonde)

Joshua Christopher Simmons (Joshua Christopher)
  • Blessed with Suck / Empathic Healer / Healing Hands: Joshua's first echo was part of his Apostle powers. He hasn't found out yet that using them will make him sick.
  • I Just Want to Be Badass: Part of the reason he plays so many video games. Of course, even in his favorite MMO he got stuck playing Healer.
  • Meaningful Name: 'Joshua' was Jesus' real name, 'Christopher' means 'Christ bearer.' His Dad did this on purpose since he was born on Good Friday.

Kurt Waggoner (Kurt Waggoner)
  • All of the Other Reindeer: He's a high school junior-going-on-senior at the age of fourteen and small for his age, let alone grade; he's bitterly used to being easily-singled out for the worse.
  • Stepford Snarker

Sarah Makinen (Fluttershy)

Regina (Bluestar)
  • Fantastic Racism: Mamoru explained racism to her, and she started to disdain "kittypets" despite having been one herself up until then.
  • The Ingenue: To whatever degree a cat can be called such! She is a young and affectionate housecat and has been so all her life, in stark contrast with her weathered, cynical feral chief preincarnation.

Gomez Addams "Gogo" (Arhu)
  • Parrot Pet Position: After revealing himself as a fully-aware, talking "person", he began riding on his human Alexander's shoulders for outings on the city.

Aeron Penning (Arthur Pendragon)

Hajime Fujisai (Hajime Saitou)
  • The Comically Serious: Souji, we can't have a pet lion. That would clearly violate the terms of our lease.
  • Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Souji Sasaoki.
  • Reflexive Response: Or, "how Toshi nearly lost an arm on the werewolf hunt." Sneaking up on him is not recommended.
  • The Southpaw: Unlike his previous incarnation, Hajime is righthanded...or was, until his first Echo from his past life changed him to left-handedness, causing him to fake a wrist injury to explain why he suddenly couldn't write right-handed to save his life.
  • Through His Stomach: You know you're in with Hajime when you get cooked for.
  • Undying Loyalty: He doesn't remember a lot yet, but he remembers that he'd do just about anything for Toshi.

Souji Sasaoki (Souji Okita)

Rei Kurosawa (Rei Kurosawa)

Victor Gustave Dubois (Vaati)

Kenji Kobayashi (Kazuma)

Tadashi Takahashi (Kunihiko Kimishima)

Maya Aaronson (Aqua)

Sasame "Sam" Iwata (Sasame)

Tamara Osada ("Fenrir")

Regina Young (Regina)

Raul "Blues" Light (Protoman)

Naoto "Toni" Shirogane (Naoto Shirogane)
  • Aloof Ally: Despite her time of introduction, she has been watching the network from the beginning and only much later began using it herself to protect her identity and herself as a member of the police department; though she is keen on assisting the others, she remains hesitant to do so in any way that may give her away

Aaron Strider (Aragorn)
  • A Real Man Is a Killer: Argued passionately against this when it came up.
  • Badass Longcoat: When it's not too warm he likes to wear a gray overcoat that goes to his knees.
  • Back-Alley Doctor: He is a legitimate medical professional; however, he also deals marijuana to supplement funding for his practice and signs for fudged diagnoses to cover for reincarnates' mutations, among other lucrative services.
  • Cigarette of Anxiety: Picked up smoking as the stress started to get to him.
  • Combat Medic: Was in the military and can fight, runs a clinic near the Dead Zone and is the one most reincarnates go to.
  • The Comically Serious: Well, he tries, but he's got a sense of humor.
  • Creepy Good
  • Determined Expression / Death Glare: Piercing Stare? He's not as good at these as Aragorn, but when he levels a serious look at someone for whatever reason, they notice.
  • Everybody Must Get Stoned: A Running Gag OOCly. Aaron deals marijuana to help pay for the clinic and is not above slipping people drugs... for their own good, of course.
  • Flash Back: Received a memory echo when facing werewolves, leading to beating one to death with a piece of rebar while screaming WAAAAAARGS. Received a longer one in the mines which caused a Heroic BSoD.
  • Foil: Was this to Casval Mass.
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: Well intentioned, but he can be creepy! Once dosed a reincarnate who couldn't sleep with roofies, and in the past he's responded to people trusting him instantly by up-playing his sketchiness, and usually makes little effort to relate to people. Is a little surprised at how many reincarnates trust him anyway.
  • Hospital Hottie: He's clearly careworn and looks ten years older than he is, he's very professional and terse in a medical context, and he kind of looks like a street person when out of the clinic. But he still looks like Viggo Mortensen. The mun has made a point that he was a "huge cutie" when he was younger and hints that at some point he might echo back Aragorn's Numenorian-ness, making him appear to be in his twenties until he gets Aragorn's age.
  • I Am Who?: The history section of his application into the game was deliberately made to make Aragorn look like Aaron's Mary Sue. Usually alarmed and confused by his preincarnation, since Aragorn apparently goes into berserker killing rages and has too many names.
  • I Have Many Names: Aaron has a preincarnation with a lot of them, to his dismay as he begins learning them one by one.
  • Oblivious to Love: In a platonic way. While Aaron's player was on hiatus Aaron Forgot the Call and how he'd started trusting his friends. As the closest of those Julien was heartbroken, which Aaron noticed but believed was unrelated. During Aaron's current lapse Julien is much more open about this, leaving Aaron confused and always feeling a few steps behind.
  • Odd Friendship: With his sometimes-assistant Julien. Even ignoring their preincarnations, they don't seem like people who'd have much to do with each other. When he has his memories they are True Companions.
  • Only Friend: Pre-game Julien was the closest thing poor creepy Aaron had to a friend, because he was cheerful, didn't ever seem to be put off or intimidated (Julien was subconsciously reminded of Leone J.B.), liked Aaron, and had no hidden ulterior motives. This trope is also true whenever he doesn't have his memories.
  • Punny Name: LSR = Elessar.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Even memoryless, he'll treat reincarnates without tipping off the police. Keeps level head most of the time.
  • Split-Personality Takeover: Not really, but it's what it looks like! In some urgent circumstances he's had Flash Backs and reverted to Aragorn's thought patterns, speaking and acting like Aragorn would in his situation - more violent and inclined to take charge, mostly. Some of this appalls Aaron later, when he's himself again. In the mines, after a BSOD he flipped pretty seamlessly from one to the other and back while trying to find the way out.
    • Players speculating about an alternate universe where Save The Earth is a TV series with a fandom believe fans think he's like the Hulk and Aragorn "fronts" whenever Aaron is too stressed.
  • Team Dad: Too distant from most characters, but it holds for a few of them.
  • Underdressed for the Occasion: Came to an art gallery currently frequented by high society dressed in his usual would-look-homeless-if-not-clean style. And not a single fuck was given.
  • What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: Has recovered the epic poem Lay of Leithian and the ability to read, speak, and write in Elvish... nice, but no one else understands it. Then he recovered half of the sword Narsil - not the end with the handle, the pointy end. He also has the palantír of Orthanc (a useless glass globe), the letter Gandalf wrote about him, and the knowledge that a hobbit named Bilbo wrote a poem about Aragorn that was in the letter.
    • Heart Is an Awesome Power: The hilt-end of Narsil, which he got later, is good versus bats, and Aaron is teaching Davin and Julien to speak Elvish, since it could be useful to know a language unknown everywhere else.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Developed fearful aversions to caves and large spiders after various situations and echoes involving them.
  • You Are Better Than You Think You Are: Sorta. After the mines, Julien tries to convince Aaron that Aragorn wasn't a terrible person, that if he was he'd have tried to hurt Julien for getting that close; eventually Aaron concedes that he wasn't an indiscriminate killer, at least.
  • You Are Not Alone: Given and received.

Hikari Lucia McIsaac (Rukia Kuchiki)

Haruka Minamoto (Haruka/May)
  • Intergenerational Friendship / Odd Friendship: Luke is quite possibly the only person whose company she actually enjoys and seeks out.
  • Jerkass Woobie: Had a legitimately awful childhood, and it's clear to the adults in-game that she's messed up and (to some degree) hurting. Too bad she's also a massive Jerkass with a short temper whom few people can stand once she ditches the veneer of niceness.
  • Lonely Rich Kid: Nigh-friendless, and her parents are just as disinterested in their daughter as they were preincarnated.
  • Mafia Princess: Her family are Yakuza. She's been taught in a range of subjects including gunplay, but is also painfully sheltered.
  • Passive-Aggressive Kombat: Words are both her toys and her weapons of choice.
  • Silk Hiding Steel: Played with - Haruka makes herself out to be a nice, helpful person in order to hide that she's none of those things - just polite - but her perception of 'nice' and 'helpful' is skewed, leading to mixed results. Just how steely her nature actually is remains hidden, but she still doesn't pass as somebody trustworthy.
  • Wounded Gazelle Gambit: Is no stranger to this tactic.

Colette Brunel (Colette Brunel)

Audrey Burne (Mineva Lao Zabi)

Fred Vandenburg (Felix)

Mamoru Nakamura (Ichigo Kurosaki)
  • Follow in My Footsteps: He's supposed to take over his family's fashion label. That's the last thing he wants to do.
  • Nice Job Breaking It, Hero!: Mamoru tried to teach Regina about humans by explaining racism. This gave her an echo that brought back her preincarnation's prejudice against housecats. In other words: "You just made a cat classist. Good job."
  • Two Siblings In One: His past life had his present life's twin living in his head.

Regina Akamine (Kallen Kouzuki)
  • Ambiguous Disorder: Prosopagnosia.
    "If she spoke to that person, she most likely forgot, if the large amount of people she'd talked to over the network were an indication. Unless they stand out to her, everyone else just seems to blend together in a homogenous blob of no-name faces."

Becky Samson (Rebecca St. Clair)
  • Cool Teacher: Well, she hopes she is one, at least.
  • I Am Who?: All this electricity-based nonsense has her wondering if she was a mad scientist.
  • Lightning Gun: She has her Tesla back! For all the good it does her without the charging station.
    • How Do I Shot Web?: Becky made the mistake of assuming firing a Tesla would be like firing a regular gun (she'd already had a couple of marksmanship Echoes). Aaaand then she accidentally shot Mamoru. Oops.
  • Mama Bear: Mostly staying involved in the resistance on behalf of her students.
  • What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway?: She can now tell you about the properties of Ben Franklin's lightning rod, but she has no idea why this information would even be relevant.

Reverend Emmanuel Hall (Castiel)
  • I Am Who?: Has had a memory which informed him what he's going to turn into, is denying it.
  • Instant Expert: Regained his angel blade and blade-related fighting skills in quick succession. Quite dismayed at no longer being a Non-Action Guy.
  • Irony: The reincarnation of an angel is a minister who's questioning his own faith.
  • Super Senses: Angelic ability to hear radio waves. It sucks.

Adrian Francis Telby (Alucard)
  • Blood from the Mouth: Shedding his human canine teeth didn't happen cleanly.
  • Distracted by the Sexy: Upon gaining his extremely detailed perceptive abilities, his reaction to everybody who walked up to him was "what's happening—oh no they're hot". Up until Van broke him out of it by sexually harassing him while mistaking him for a woman, anyway.
  • Dude Looks Like a Lady: Has a very pretty face and tendency to wear his hair long.
  • I Just Want to Be Normal: Had only fairly recently moved to Locke City and was looking forward getting settled into a new, normal life and making new, normal friends. And then he goes through the shock of the mine ambush with the other reincarnates and (bloodily) losing his canine teeth for fangs.
  • Non-Action Guy: Fascinated by the changes that the other reincarnations are undergoing - but without any unusual abilities of his own (yet) he finds himself shrinking off to the side while they handle things in more perilous situations.

Vanessa Carter (Vin)
  • Hidden Heart of Gold: She's an unrepentant thief and will throw civilians under the bus to save herself, but she might actually not be all that bad.
  • I Was Just Passing Through: Vanessa at first, reluctant to actually help others or admit it. She's becoming more invested in others' safety now.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds: With Mamoru. She robs his place of work, he is very vocal about his contempt for her method of getting by - the two still respect and feel a sense of camaraderie with one another, if not all that openly.

Miles Edgeworth (Miles Edgeworth)
  • Non-Action Guy: Doomed to be the "normal" guy among all the people with weird powers.

Karson Valenti (Karkat Vantas)
  • Cruel and Unusual Death: Killed off by a monstrous version of his beloved dog.
  • Friendless Background: Considers his dog to be his only true friend.
  • The Insomniac: He's echoed back insomnia. Not even downing gallons of NyQuil helps, but the fact that he didn't die from attempting this has him convinced that he's immortal.
  • Living with the Villain: His father works for Thunder — but subverted as Jack is still a civilian with no knowledge of Thunder's plot and is secretly a reincarnate himself, though Jack has lost his echoes.
  • Pet the Dog: More or less literally! Karson is as much of a loud, irritable Jerkass in this life as in the last - but he loves his Scottie dog Crab to an extent that Octavia gushes is adorable in the middle of their first bickering session.
  • Title Drop: The most dramatic one.
  • Unsatisfiable Customer: Karson hates his clientele at work, often citing them as this. He'll do more than complain if he's ever stiffed on a tip.
  • Why Did It Have to Be Snakes?: Being targeted along with Candy by a Vermini-infested deer (and Candy since disappearing) has given him a fear of deer; he was paralyzed with shock when perfectly normal deer started eating the plants in his yard.

Youou Timothy Harrison-Suwa (Kurogane)

Ryan Brown (Reiner Braun)
  • Team Dad: Already shaping up to be this for the high school and college students he's gotten acquainted with, and Ellie made him wear a T-Shirt with the exact phrase on it. Tavia referred to him as "Baradad".

Fenn "Fay" Forster (Fai D. Fluorite)
  • Deep South: A little bit his view on his origins, mostly in a self-deprecating kind of way. Will most likely be a bit of a Southern-Fried Genius once he stops thinking he's dumb as dirt.
  • Friendly Neighborhood Vampire
  • Hooker with a Heart of Gold: Well, stripper. A stripper with a heart of sparkles?
  • Insecure Love Interest: If you think he's bad about this in this reincarnation, his preincarnation is the god damn mother of this trope. Also has a lot of flavors of I Can't Believe a Guy Like You Would Notice Me in this life.
  • MockGuffin: Received a copy of the Book of Memories. While that sounds very significant, a) it's not functional at the moment, b) being a copy, it will only have one use once that happens, c) its power really isn't very useful. As a matter of fact, it will probably be a damn nuisance.
  • The Nicknamer: Well, he's not quite as obnoxious as his preincarnation about calling a certain someone cutesy endearments/mockeries (although he does remember them now), but he very rarely uses someone's name if he can use honey/sugar/darling/sweetiepie/etc instead.
  • Parental Abandonment: Although technically he eloped.
  • Sassy Gay Friend: Technically bisexual, but still very sassy.
  • Spell My Name with an "S": "Fay" and "Fai" are both common ways to spell the name of that one guy from Tsubasa. Here, one spelling is used for his preincarnaton and the other for his reincarnation's nickname.
  • What Kind of Lame Power Is Heart, Anyway? The ability to make fondants au chocolat and to identify a plethora of creatures from different dimensions - including the kind that seriously gives him nightmares, none of which are likely to actually appear - sure will be helpful saving the earth...

Alexander Varista (Alexander Varista)

Dr. Francis Fell (Aziraphale)

Ray Zimmerman (ZIM)
  • Fake Defector: Feeds the police false information after his capture. Not everyone is completely happy with the situation and calls him a traitor nonetheless.

Michelle Velasco (Chell)
  • Screw This, I'm Outta Here!: After losing her job, her car, and almost her life during Wise Snake's rampage, Michelle decided to get the hell outta Dodge and subsequently lost her echoes.

Angeline Strauss (Stocking Anarchy)

Christobel "Chris" Starsky (Starscream)

Kallie Raydan (Claire "Lightning" Farron)

Shiro Nakamura (Hollow Ichigo)

Miranda Atmiller (Mir)

Dawn Avery Strider (Dave Strider)
  • Agent Scully: Tried really hard to deny that the network was anything but a secret and very dedicated roleplay community. It took seeing a giant chicken monster for Avery to finally give up.
  • Drugs Are Bad: Avery's mom was an addict, and so she really doesn't take jokes or casual comments about drugs well.
  • Fan Nickname: Davery
  • Gender Bender: Reincarnated female. Currently uses female pronouns, but her first echo was of identifying male, and so Davery is genderqueer.
  • Killed Off for Real: Like Karson, she was mauled to death by a mutated Crab.

[[WMG: Arlene Sinclair (Larxene)

  • Jerk with a Heart of Gold: Mellower than her preincarnation by quite a bit. At least while she still has a heart...
  • Jumped at the Call: Much like Tavia, she was very enthusiastic about the chance to be a "superhero".
  • Troll: Most of her interactions with people on the network involved her making fun of them just because she could, though without the viciousness of her predecessor.

Banagher Links (Banagher Links)

Ryou Bakura (Ryou Bakura)

Tessa Hart (Kokoro Belmont)
  • Mythology Gag: Her older brother is named Victor, after the protagonist of a cancelled title.
  • Perky Goth: The happiest mall goth you'll ever see.
  • Sophisticated as Hell: Alternates Kokoro's flowery "talks like a Castlevania character" speech with simple slang.
  • Vampire Hunter: After learning that her past self was one, Tessa's starting to worry; the vampires in Locke don't seem like bad people, but Kokoro's memories and Marisa's egging her on aren't doing her any favours.

Cinderella (Rarity)
  • The Masquerade: Was able to speak and reason by the time she first accessed the network, but pretends to be a normal pony to her owners.
  • Mama Bear: Primarily concerned with the safety of the "foals" she belongs to.
  • Odd Friendship: She has a high degree of fondness and respect for, of all people, the boisterous and "simple" Arthur; his first Echo granted him the ability to talk to sea creatures and she appreciates and defends his attitude toward talking between species.

The Invasion

     Locke City Police Department 

Detective Jason Sherman
  • Put on a Bus: Fired due to the Police Department's corruption being revealed to the public.

Chief of Police Simon Edward
  • Noble Top Enforcer: He's still a cruel conspirator, a murderer, and all around not a good person, but he at least hesitated over killing Paul Ben, whereas the other humans (and "humans") had no qualms.
  • Put on a Bus: Fired due to the Police Department's corruption being revealed to the public.

     The Aliens 

A small alien who appears to be responsible for most of the problems affecting Locke City.

Geoff Benwick
The leader of the aliens who arrived on Earth in April. He seems willing to help authorities capture "Tiny" for his actions.

Badri Barkley

Meredith Chownyk


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