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In general:

  • Abnormal Ammo: The Reapers' new guns fire non-lethal bullets made from compressed psycho-reactive spray-paint.
  • Art Attacker: The Reapers' main way to fight, using spray paint to turn themselves into Half-Human Hybrid or by summoning music-themed monsters.
  • Authority Equals Asskicking: The higher-ranking Reapers have stronger Power Tattoos.
  • Badass Creed: "We will not let our freedom be handed to us. We will reap it ourselves."
  • Badass Crew: The Reapers in general are just regular people empowered by the Compser's powers, but damn if they kick ass!
  • Cool Gun: Thanks to Anarcho, the Reapers get Tinker-upgraded Noise-shooting paint-guns in Sonata 10, with The Composer and her lieutenants getting personalized custom models. Namely, Gangsta gets a Desert Eagle, Psychedelic gets an AK47, Hip and Hop gets twin uzis and the Composer gets the brand new, latest edition P90 Assault Rifle.
  • Empowered Badass Normal: With the rare exception of The Composer, Lady Freestyle and the Travelers who joined the Reapers, most of the gang is made of people who were empowered by the Composer.
  • Large Ham: OOH. BOY. Being a group of artists and performers of various backgrounds and horizons, the Reapers really know how to ham things up. Gangsta, Synth, Chiptune and the Composer especially stand out.
  • Rebellious Spirit: The whole group is this, being people whose sole common point is a beef against society.
  • Theme Naming: Every Reaper is named after music.
    • Meaningful Name: none of the names are given at random. The Composer is the leader of the Reapers and composes the Noises and Melodies, Southern is a former pig farmer from Texas, Grunge is a no-nonsense PRT officer, Gangsta is a black teenage rebel, Psychedelic has a few screws loose, Synth and Chiptune are D Js and Chicago comes from the place.
  • True Companions: the Reapers are this. Even an Endbringer attack won't stop them from supporting their boss.
  • Übermensch: One needs only to look at their Badass Creed to know that this is them.

Taylor Hebert/The Composer/Acoustic

Our favorite Bug Girl, this time having triggered with the powers of The Composer from TWEWY. The founder and - reluctant - leader of the Reapers.

Aisha Laborn/Gangsta

Brian's little sister and a rising member of the Reapers, whose dedication quickly gets the Composer's attention.

  • Animal Motifs: Ravens. Her signature Noise is a Decadraven and the Composer later gives her a Cornix Canor for her loyalty.
  • Secret Keeper: For Taylor, about being both Acoustic and the Composer.
  • Undying Loyalty: to the Reapers.

Pierce Jackson/Chicago Blue

Chief Engineer Lithe/Grunge

  • BFG: While most Reapers get regular Tinker-made guns, he is handed a grenade launcher.
  • The Big Guy: The largest, most muscular member of the Reapers.
  • Friend on the Force: Is actually a PRT agent along with being a Reaper. He doesn't see a problem to belonging to both groups.
  • Reasonable Authority Figure: Tries to be this to the Reapers... with very mitigated results.

Hip and Hop

  • Brother-Sister Team: Always fight together.
  • Half-Identical Twins: Hip is the girl. Hop is the boy.
  • Kleptomaniac Hero: Hip and Hop have rather...sticky fingers.
    • “That’s that! I’d say we’re done here. Gangsta, Chicago, Grunge, South, let’s bounce. Hip, Hop, give back the silverware.”
  • Parental Abuse: Implied, if Hop's comment in Allegro 7 is anything to go by.
    Hip: "They weren't actively trying to kill us."
    Hop: "Could have fooled me...
  • Sticky Fingers: Have these.
  • Street Urchin: Before joining the Reapers. They may still be.
  • Trickster Twins: Goes with being a pair of prepubescent pranksters.

Samuel Hardy/Southern

Synth and Chiptune

  • Buccaneer Broadcaster: They host the Reaper's Review, an illegal broadcast used by the Reapers as entertainment and to pass messages to the group.
  • Large Ham: The main providers of hammtastic goodness in the story.
  • Mundane Utility: Use their Canor bats to broadcast audio waves.
  • Shout-Out: Their introducing the Reaper Review sounds a lot like DJ Professor K from Jet Set Radio Future.



  • The Last Dance: His stated reason for joining the Reapers was that he was getting old and felt like joining a gang since it is the "in" thing to do these days.
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Connections!!: Averted since he is secretly the uncle of Dodge, a Tinker specializing in pocket dimensions, giving him a powerful connection to the Tinker group Toybox, but the only time it's brought up is when he has his nephew send a case of Cool Guns to the reapers.


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