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While the story focuses on Paragon!OL and Renegade!OL, there other versions of the SI who land in different universes and get different lantern colors.


Power Ring

The villainous variant of the Self-Insert in the Crime Syndicate Universe of Earth -14 with a Blue ring.
  • Anti-Villain: He is a Made Man of Ultraman and the watcher of the Young Offenders, but he has never killed anyone (which makes him more suspicious around his peers) and is an acquaintance of the Justice Underground. However, he doesn't intend to turn against the Syndicate.
  • Becoming the Mask: He was forced to become the watcher of the Young Offenders and his narration made it clear that he doesn't like nor trust any of them. But down the line, he genuinely grew to care for them and tries to be a supportive figure.
  • Blessed with Suck: He has the amazing versatile powers of a Blue Lantern that can recharge itself with ambient hope...but it is super slow which makes it difficult for him to actually uses his powers for anything outside an emergency.
  • Competence Zone: Unlike his good counterpart, he is still an adult and is severely outmatched by his charges in power. Although it's subverted while he's not powerful, he's very cunning and good at manipulation and give him enough hope to power himself...
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  • Drama-Preserving Handicap: Despite to Hope being one of the more powerful of the Emotional Spectrum, he is limited due to having no battery to recharge from.
  • Emotion Eater: Since he doesn't have a power lantern, he charges his ring through the latent hope in the atmosphere...which causes him to be a...
  • Good Powers, Bad People: Paul is this, seeing as how he's a Made Man of Ultraman and part of an evil team, but he's a Blue Lantern. Blue lanterns operate on the power of hope, and are mostly known for their psychological and physical healing powers, as well as the ability to charge Green Lantern Rings by proximity.
  • Gone Horribly Right: He gives Ultraman personalized gold coins to appease him for beating up his made Men during his first outing. This confrontation ends up convincing Ultraman into recruiting him and to test his his mettle by putting him in charge of the Young Offenders.
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  • Hope Bringer: A villainous variant, as he raises the hope of those around him for his own ends.
  • Hypocritical Heartwarming: His opinion of the Young Offenders.
    "They're fuckwits, but they're my fuckwits."
  • Irony: Earth 16 Paul is an Orange Lantern which runs on greed, but he's a superhero. Earth -14 Paul is a Blue Lantern which runs on hope, but is a supervillain.
  • Lesser of Two Evils: As the fall of the Crime Syndicate led to a horrible power vacuum, his goal is to make a more kinder, more pragmatic Syndicate.
  • Kid with the Leash: He is this to the Young Offenders.
  • An Offer You Can't Refuse: He could refuse Ultraman and die or accept Ultraman's offer and live.
  • Only Sane Employee: He is in charge of keeping the volatile Young Offenders in line and more or less responsible for raising them. Despite all of the Young Offenders being perfectly capable of killing him without breaking a sweat, he keeps the group together.
  • Ring of Power: He uses a Blue Power Ring instead of Orange.
  • Thou Shalt Not Kill: Power Ring never murdered anyone until Emperor Rickard, the first man he has ever killed.
  • Token Good Teammate: Has heroic tendencies.

Anti-Green Lantern

A version of the Self-Insert who ended up in the unaired pilot version of Justice League with an Anti-Green ring that takes control of him.
  • Acquired Poison Immunity: Being constantly exposed to the ring's torture has made him more resistant to it.
  • Blessed with Suck: His ring is sentient, controls his actions, and causes him pain whenever used or just whenever the ring feels like it.
  • Forced into Evil: Has no choice in killing.
  • Heroic Willpower: His willpower has been tempered by the sheer agony he is put through from being an Anti-Green Lantern.
  • Made a Slave: Enslaved by his sentient ring.
  • Resurrective Immortality: Has tried killing himself to be rid of the ring. It doesn't work.

Red Lantern

The version of the Self-Insert that was placed in the world of Teen Titans. He has a Red ring and is basically a bounty hunter.

Indigo Lantern/Saul Talbot

A version of the Self-Insert that ended up in the world of The Boys. He has an Indigo ring and is acting as a healer.
  • Healing Hands: Heals the injuries of civilians injured as collateral damage from superhero fights.
  • Internal Reformist: He wants to change how superheroes work in the world.
  • Nice Guy: Stands out compared to almost literally every other superhero in the world.
  • Simple Staff: It contains his lantern.
  • Token Good Teammate: Is seemingly one of the few superheroes who are also good people in the world.

Mandated Orange Lantern/Time Trapper

A version of the Self-Insert who ended up in an altered version of Paragon!OL's timeline.
  • Moral Myopia: He cares about his timeline, and is willing to create and subsequently destroy entire timelines to get it back.
  • Token Minority: The only European to get a mandate.
  • Well-Intentioned Extremist: As the Time Trapper, he tries to find way to save his timeline, no matter how many timelines he has to destroy to do so.

Avengers Orange Lantern

A version of the Self-Insert who ended up on Earth 8096.

Common Sense Orange Lantern

A version of the Self-Insert who has more common sense.
  • Boring, but Practical: Instead of making special coins made out of asteroid metal to use as money, he just takes off his ring whenever he has to hold paper money.


A version of the Self-Insert who never got to meet Alan Scott and found an alternative power source.
  • Hidden Depths: He comes of as, in his own words, shallow as a puddle. Wonder Woman was able to get him to admit that he is more than just a powerful horndog.
  • Really Gets Around
  • Shameless Fanservice Guy: Feels no shame upon first meeting Wonder Woman while he is flying in the sky and admiring the sunrise in the buff.

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