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    Skulduggery Pleasant 
Skulduggery Pleasant, God of Exotic Detectives, (Skeleton Detective, Skull-Man, Sammy Skeleton, Lord Vile)
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  • Intermediate God Greater God as Lord Vile
  • Symbol: A skull wearing a stylish hat.
  • Theme Song: This
  • Alignment: Sways between Lawful Good to Chaotic Good, (Chaotic Neutral as Lord Vile, formally Chaotic Evil).
  • Portfolio: Occult Detective, Badass in a Nice Suit, Back from the Dead, A Different Kind of Lich, Good Is Not Nice, Super-Powered Evil Side, Living Skeleton, Elemental Powers, Combat Pragmatist, Tranquil Fury, Deadpan Snarker, Dark and Troubled Past, Atonement Detective,
  • Domains: Magic, Protecting, Justice, Undead, Skeletons, Wit
  • Allies: Valkyrie Cain, Papyrus and Sans, Johnny Blaze, Bigby Wolf, Solid Snake
  • Enemies: Darquesse, Melkor, Johan Liebert, YHVH Slender Man, Bloody Mary
  • Shortly after ascending to the Pantheon, Skulduggery decided to visit the House of Life and Death to “apologize” for defying death so many times.
  • Had a humorous conversation with Johnny Blaze where he claimed that Johnny was “just showing off” by driving on a motorcycle and being on fire, Johnny then challenged Skulduggery to a race: Skulduggery’s Bentley vs Johnny’s Motorcycle. Skulduggery said that he’ll think about it.
  • Deeply respects Madoka Kaname for saving magical girls from being turned into witches after being consumed by despair. Skulduggery knows all-to-well how despair can change someone. He also pitched in to fight against YHVH in The Pantheonic Rebellion.
    • During The Pantheonic Rebellion he decided to insult YHVH by shouting: 'You've got big ears! '
    • Said deity took his revenge by spreading rumours Lord Vile's actually one of the Fiends, noticeably cutting down the list of gods willing to work with him.
  • Became friends with Bigby Wolf, (despite having a bad run-in with a “wolf” before) the two sometimes team up to bring an offender to the Court of the Gods.
    • This has led to multiple run-ins with Bloody Mary which in-turn has made Mary a regular foe for Skulduggery.
  • When he discovered that Darquesse had ascended to the Pantheon, he immediately began putting a task force together to stop her.
  • Is very distrustful of vampire deities (even the good aligned ones).
  • Formed a friendship with Snake after exchanging old war stories.
  • Says that Melkor reminds of an evil sorcerer called Mevolent he once fought against in a war.
  • Really doesn’t like Slender Man, most likely due to a bad experience with certain other faceless creatures.
  • While only a few deities know of Skulduggery’s Vile side, they keep it to themselves either out respect, fear or both.
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Lesser Gods

    Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau 
Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau, God of Foolish Detectives and Heroic Inspectors
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    John Luther 
John Luther, Holy Patron of Defective Detectives (Detective Chief Inspector Luther)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbols: His DCI badge
  • Theme Song: Paradise Circus by Massive Attack
  • Alignment: Lawful Good with a healthy dose of Knight Templar
  • Portfolio: Anti-Hero, Badass Baritone, Skilled In The Batman Gambit, Has Used Questionable Methods To Get The Job Done, Fair Cop, Fearless Fool, Genius Bruiser, Guile Hero, Cop With Bad Publicity, Scary Black Man, You Wouldn't Like Him When He's Pissed Off
  • Domains: British Inspectors, Cops, Criminal Procedure, Personal Issues
  • High Priest: Detective Odafin 'Fin' Tutuola
  • Allies In Law Enforcement: Chris Redfield, Leon Kennedy, Jill Valentine, Aya Brea, Kurtis Stryker, Inspector Javert, Dirty Harry, Sherlock Holmes, Adrian Monk, Shinnosuke Tomari/Kamen Rider Drive, Akane Tsunemori, Lieutenant Columbo
  • Enemies: Any Crooked Cops and Most of the House of Crime
  • Worthy Opponents: (when it comes to a battle of wits) Bane, Hannibal Lecter, Bruce Wayne/Batman
  • Detective Chief Inspector John Luther didn't see this as an ascension. He instead saw this as a transfer, seeing as how no one in their right mind would dare to work with the guy. The deification was a bonus. Deciding that he needed a change in scenery, he accepted the offer.
  • Luther was welcomed into the Pantheon by fellow Brit Sherlock Holmes. Luther has nothing but the utmost respect towards the legendary detective and is humbled by Holmes' words of praise.
  • Both Raleigh Beckett and Mako Mori had mistaken Luther for Mako's mentor/father figure, Jaeger Commander Prescott, while Thor had thought that Heimdall had ascended to the Pantheon, while Omar Little thought Luther to be Russell 'Stringer' Bell, whom he had killed back when he was a mortal. After Luther saw photos of the men in question, it's pretty damn hard to deny the resemblance.
  • Luther himself had did a double take, as he thought his ex-wife, Zoe Luther, had joined the Pantheon. Nope, it was actually Ellaria Sand, the paramour/high priestess to Oberyn Martell. What can he say? They both look the same.
  • Luther isn't a dirty cop per se. He just has a rather nasty habit in breaking the many rules and regulations in order to get the job done. Plus, it's also pretty wise not to piss him off. He's a brilliant detective, his intensity matched by his skills in fisticuffs.
  • How did Luther become friends with Leroy Gibbs, you ask? Gibbs had looked in on Luther interrogating a perp, and was impressed as to how fast he made the crook crack. That and both men are divorced, with Gibbs being married more than Luther. The perps in the Pantheon shudder at the thought of Gibbs and Luther joining forces in the interrogation room. Cosmos is seriously considering that idea.
  • Met Lieutenant Columbo by chance on his third day in the Pantheon. The two men bonded by exchanging stories of their past cases.
  • Has something of an odd friendship with Bane. The two men are usually seen debating over a game of chess in regards to various subjects.

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Demigods

    Francis York Morgan 
Francis York Morgan, God of Profiling (Agent York, Francis Zach Morgan)
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    Ryotaro Dojima 
Ryotaro Dojima, God of Lingering Guilt From One Unsolved Case (Dojima)
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: His coffee mug
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Cool Uncle, Always Drape His Coat Around, Handsome Detective, Focused Too Much on Work Than Personal Life or Daughter, Parental Substitute to His Nephew, Parents as People, used to be foolish in his youth
  • Domains: Detective, Unsolved Case, Fathers, Investigation, Guilt
  • Allies: Nanako Dojima (his daughter), Yu Narukami (his nephew), Naoto Shirogane, Yosuke Hanamura, Kanji Tatsumi, Yukiko Amagi, Chie Satonaka, Rise Kujikawa, Teddie, Marie, Adrian Monk, Phoenix Wright, Robocop, Inspector Zenigata, Chris Hansen, Kim Kaphwan, Commander Samuel Vimes, L, Perry Mason, Rebakah Cooper, The Judge, Sherlock Holmes, John Watson, Soichiro Yagami, Peter Burke, Conan Edogawa
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Amanda Waller, John Luther, Inspector Javert
  • Enemies: All evil deities in the Houses of Crime and Justice, Light Yagami, Ryuk, Agatha Trunchbull, Teru Mikami
  • Opposes: Cornelius Fudge, Rosco P. Coltrane, Dominic Toretto, Yukari Tanizaki
  • Pities: Sirius Black
  • Complicated Relation: Tohru Adachi
  • Conflicting Opinion: Mello, Near, Launchpad McQuack
  • Ryotaro Dojima had a single case that drove him frantically; a hit-and-run that killed his wife. The case cost him a stable personal life and his relationship with his daughter, Nanako. He got better thanks to his nephew, Yu Narukami, that he reexamined his need to solve the case and spent some time to be a good father to his daughter. It also gave him the time he needed before he could finally find a lead to the case.
    • Because of that accident, he doesn't approve of speedy or reckless drivers; death may be cheap here, but therapy from resultant trauma isn't, and it's not something that should be encouraged.
  • He's happy to see his little daughter and his nephew and his friends who arrived in the Pantheon before him and thanked them for watching over Nanako. As he kept his promise to be a good father for her, he took his time to be that kind of man while not losing his dedication as a detective.
  • He sympathizes with Adrian Monk, another detective, who had a case which his wife was killed by a car bomb. The death caused his phobias to go into overdrive. He is glad that Adrian was able to solve the case and his life improved since, in which he is hoping for the same result.
  • His relation with Adachi is at best intriguing. After working with him for many months, he never once suspected the rookie cop to be the mastermind behind the murders in Inaba until his nephew and his friends exposed the truth. Despite how much frustration he caused him and him being nearly responsible for their deaths and his daughter's, Dojima still cares enough to see him and give him a cheap cabbage (and only he can do that; Adachi's followers found out the hard way).
  • Because the last time he kept a secret from family in the Pantheon ended with disastrous (yet salvageable) results, and because he technically told him about it already, Yu immediately told Ryotaro once more about Personas and the TV World and gave a more extensive explanation, now that it's no longer unbelievable. While the detective is concerned for his nephew's well-being, Yu's time in the Pantheon has proved that he can handle himself just fine.
    • After hearing his explanation, Ryotaro asked his nephew why he didn't just put his hand into a TV in front of him much earlier to prove he wasn't lying. Yu had to admit that was a bit idiotic of them, but it was probably for the best. After all, had Yu done that, Dojima would've naturally confided this to Adachi (whether or not Yu would ask to keep this a secret even from him), and given his involvement in the case (as the main culprit), it would've been much harder to suspect him if he knew about the TV World. And there's also the issue of potential police casualties, the difficulty of them having to listen to kids for advice in TV World traversing, and how much different Shadows were compared to other flesh-and-blood threats. Also, had Yu told him the secret while being interrogated he would've been forced to take the detective with him to the TV World to save Nanako after she was kidnapped. His Shadow at that point (guilt-ridden and angry was he was) would've probably been very strong and would've stalled them long enough.
    • Since his arrival in the Pantheon, Yu has been giving a more expansive explanation about the nature of Personas, as if preparing him for something. But without any solid reasoning, he couldn't ask them directly; Yu has been able to hide the nature of the Investigation Team's work from him and Inaba's cops for so long, after all. Oh, and he was also asked to keep the nature of this subject a secret from his daughter, due to the trauma she had once suffered from Namatame's kidnapping of her.
  • No, he is not a raging psychopath, no matter how amusing. The next person who mentions that bit is gonna get cuffed. Although he agreed that he'd smack Adachi in the face when he freely talks about MURDERS (Yaaay~!).
  • As a detective, Dojima works with the House of Justice alongside the prodigy detective Naoto Shirogane, who he was—at first—very annoyed of "his" meddling until he asked Naoto to help save Nanako. He tries to not stay too invested in working as he made a promise to be with his daughter.
  • Dojima sympathize with single fathers who had trouble balancing between work and family, considering he couldn't raise his child with work and focusing on the case of his wife's death.
  • Is relieved to know that his daughter has many friends and is happy to hear the adventures Nanako has with them. One of the most curious cases is her friendship with the Cutie Mark Crusaders and asked if he could help babysit them (and Nanako) for a day. The minute that was uttered, Yu and the rest of the Investigation Team had to stop the Crusaders from rushing to the House of Vampires so that a certain wrestler didn't have to go out to keep an eye on them (for he knew a lot about the trouble the three can get into) but failed. End result: when he, Gangrel and Luna Vachon had to keep an eye out on three fillies and their friend? Hilarity. Hilarity Ensues.
  • One day, after a day when Nanako was "exposed" to the use of Personas from Adachi when he rescued her and the CMC, he received a call from his ex-partner about Nanako's abduction into the TV World (again). One thing led to another, and he was soon joining the Investigation Team (plus Marie and Adachi) to the TV World to save her.
    • Naturally, as a non-Persona-user close to the dungeon's victim, just like with Chie, his Shadow showed up, and he had his bit to say… about accepting Adachi despite the truth of everything he did. Surprisingly, just like Kain Highwind, Ryotaro was able to accept it, the things his ex-partner has done to Inaba, and what he's done since then (including at the P-1 Climax), and he managed to earn a Persona with it.
    • With that, after they rescued Nanako (and awakened her Persona as well), once they were out of the TV World, the entire team came clean with everything they had been hiding, including the Kanamin Kitchen incident and the aforementioned P-1 Climax. And because they came from the same universe as the Investigation Team, he and Nanako are among the few who can use their Personas in the Pantheon proper and not just the TV World.

    Will Graham and Clarice Starling 
Will Graham and Clarice Starling, Co-Gods of Murderers Consulting
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Will in Hannibal
Will in Red Dragon 
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Clarice in The Silence of the Lambs
  • Demigods
  • Symbol: Two figures sit on the opposite end of a criminal jail cell
  • Theme Song: "Clarice" (for Clarice), "Hannibal Season 2 Finale" (for Will)
  • Alignment: Both are Neutral Good, although Clarice's novel counterpart became Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: Both: Consulting Hannibal Lecter (Trope Maker), staying Alone with the Psycho, REALLY complicated relationship with Hannibal
  • Domains: Consulting, Criminals
  • Allies: Laurie Strode and Sidney Prescott
  • Enemies: ALL SERIAL KILLERS in the Pantheon,
  • Complicated Relationship with: Hannibal Lecter
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: The House of Slaughter and the House of Crime
  • Pities: Marion Crane
  • Currently Investigating: Jack The Ripper
  • When heard that Hannibal has also ascended, the two of them reluctantly paid his place a visit as a gesture of thank you for helping with their case (although Will is much more reluctant to do so than Clarice and both of them brought weapons and atleast several other bodyguards).
    • However, Clarice was disgusted when found out that her novel counterpart made a Face–Heel Turn and became Hannibal's lover and on the run with him. This caused her to avoid the House of Mentalism as much as possible in fear of the place lapsed her into her novel counterpart. Will's relationship with Hannibal also deteriorated when he found out from the House of Love that one version of Hannibal is in love with him, which isn't a good combination with the fact that Hannibal framed him for murder and sent him to an asylum.
  • Despite came from the same universe, their ascension is the first time the two of them meet face-to-face. The two bond rather quickly for their shared experience with being smeared by the public for something they have no fault for and their unique working experience with Hannibal.
  • People have mistook him for Dr. Bruce Banner more than once due to the fact that one of Hulk's live-action counterpart looks like him. Will is rather annoyed by this as he doesn't appreciated being mistook for a giant green monster.
  • Ever since their ascension, the two of them have taken on the mission to track down any and all unsolved serial murder in the Pantheon. They are currently working non-stop in order to track down and identify Jack the Ripper - the ultimate serial killer.
    • However, this search led them to encountered and sometime reluctantly seeking advices from famous serial killers in the Pantheon, causing many other gods to be wary when visiting their temple.
  • Because of their working experience dealing with serial killers, they especially sympathize with those who were victims to one. This led them to greatly feel sorry for Marion Crane while respect Laurie Strode and Sidney Prescott for being able to defend themselves and retaliate against their killers.
  • Clarice recently strikes up a friendship with Dana Scully due to both of them trained and worked for the FBI, as well as the fact that how similar Scully is to her. Scully is especially sympathetic to the fact that Clarice got the heat of a failed mission despite being the only one doing her job right.

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Quasideities

     L. B. "Jeff" Jefferies and Lisa Fremont 
L. B. Jefferies and Lisa Carol Fremont, God and Goddess of Window Witnesses and Investigations (Jefferies: Jeff, Jason Kemp; Lisa: Claudia Henderson)
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  • Quasideities
  • Symbol: Two figure staring out of a window
  • Theme Song: "Lisa"
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Investigating through window, change name between adaptations, frequently alluded to and parodied, Maybe Ever After
  • Domains: Window, Investigation, Spying, Love (for both); Injury, Photography (for Jeff); Fashion (for Lisa)
  • Allies: Alfred Hitchcock, Roger Thornhill, the Investigative Work house except for Angus Bumby, Bart Simpson
  • Enemies: Those who killed their spouses for petty reasons
  • Opposes:
  • Pities: Marion Crane, Rosemary Woodhouse
  • Odd Friendship with: Gomez and Morticia Addams
  • Ascended because of Jeff's iconic effort to uncover the murder of one of their neighbors by her husband. However, he and the House of Love made a pleading case for Lisa to also ascend in order for them to be together and work out their relationship. After a discussion, the Pantheon finally decided to also ascend Lisa because she was crucial to the investigation and their relationship is also an important and well-liked aspect of their story.
  • It should be noted that because of how iconic his disability is to the movie, Jeff is usually seen in his wheelchair either as him during the time of the movie or as permanently disabled 1998 self Jason Kemp.
  • Their temple has a wide and varied array of windows with various shape and sizes as well as many pair of binoculars that allow the two of them to observe almost every single place with open windows in the Pantheon. Because of the power their temple possess, both Jeff and Lisa have swore on public the day they were ascended to only use this power for good. This of course, angered a lot of evil-aligned deities who want to abuse this power.
  • Because of their good nature and promise to not abuse their power, they are one of the most prominent source of information to help the House of Investigative Work. Of course, they absolutely refuse to offer any information for Angus Bumby for how insane he is.
  • They have incredible admiration for Alfred Hitchcock for not only making their story famous, but he also create Lisa during the time adapting the source material.
    • However, they feel incredibly sorry for their fellow "Hitchcock blonde" Marion Crane for not surviving her encounter with Norman despite has a much larger role and star power.
    • Fellow Hitchcock movie protagonist Roger Thornhill would sometimes stop by to visit their temple. The three can be seen discussing and sharing their exploits together. Lisa, at one point, even told Roger that she could see Jefferies “looking very handsome and successful in a dark blue flannel suit”, something like what Roger would wear.
    • Through Marion, the two of them met and befriend Rosemary Woodhouse after discovered that both of their story took place in a cramped New York building. The two of them can't help but feel sorry for what she had been through.
  • For their similar appearance and their character arc of realizing and appreciating love, Jeff quickly made friend with George Bailey.
  • Lisa was incredibly scared when seeing an animated skull approaching her to ask for information with dreamy eyes and responds with throwing her trusty handbag at him. Turns out that the skeleton was Det. Skulduggery Pleasant (who has a bit of a crush on her actress Grace Kelly) and, after clearing out misunderstanding and getting to know each other better, they became friends quickly after that.
  • Because of her day job as a model with Unlimited Wardrobe, Lisa is a frequent visitor and fascination of the House of Costumes, who all competes with each other to have their clothes wear by her. Of course, Lisa follows her promises and only wear modest clothes during her more intimate moments with Jeff.
  • Jeff made friend with Superman because his wife / love interest Lois Lane usually comes to his temple to get information. The two of them had a surprise of a lifetime when realize how similar they look to each other. From then, Jeff is honored to be posing for Superman in public whenever he is busy or needs to appear as both person.
  • Because of Lisa's Spoiled Sweet personality, her fashion glamour, her effort to bring forth justice and the fact that her actress is an actual princess in real life, Charlotte LaBouff admires Lisa to the point of almost fainting when the two met.
  • The two of them forged a surprise friendship with the Addams family after Wednesday and Pugsly once mistook Lisa for their mother Morticia because how similar they look when the former is Claudia. Jeff and Lisa admired how passionate and good parents Morticia and Gomez were with each other while the Addams love the power their temple possess. Jeff and Lisa refuses to look through their window, however, out of fear of what they will find.
    • However, Lisa's Claudia version has brought her trouble before when Beatrix Kiddo once stormed into her place with a katana and demands that the former will finally kill her for good after Kiddo mistook Lisa for her mortal enemy Elle Driver. Despite Beatrix has constantly apologized for her mistake ever since, Lisa is still uneasy around her.
  • Despite their relationship is still in the early stage and its outcome ambiguous, the two feel a kinship for Lisa and Bart Simpson because the two of them had went through a similar investigation
  • Hearing that there was a god in the House of Justice that looks like one of his close friend Lars, Jeff pays that house a visit. Turns out that person is Perry Mason, who he doesn't get along with for the latter's method.


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