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    Goro Akechi 
Goro Akechi, God of Resentful Illegitimate Children (Crow, Second Advent of the Detective Prince, The Charismatic Detective, Pleasant Boy, Pancake-Loving Detective, Mysterious Man, Black Mask)
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Crow 
Black Mask 
  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: His red bird mask in front of his black helmet; alternately, his suitcase
  • Theme Songs: Awakening, Will Power, Dark Sun, No More What Ifs in downtime
  • Alignment: Pretended to be Lawful Good -> actually Chaotic Evil posing as Lawful Evil -> currently a violent brand of Chaotic Neutral
  • Persona: Robin Hood (pre-reveal), Loki (post-reveal), Hereward (Royal)
  • Portfolio: Walking Spoiler That People Saw Coming, Foil, Hating His Illegitimate Birth, Dark and Troubled Past, Bishōnen
  • Domains: Detectives, Treachery, Madness, Hate, Popularity, Tragedy, Illegitimacy
  • Followers: Edmund, Sebastian, most bastards from Westeros
  • Allies: Loki, Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, Ben Solo/Kylo Ren, Heinz Doofenshmirtz, Ren Hakuryuu, Scott Shelby, Isomer Black, Andrew Detmer, Mordred
  • Odd Friendship: Malus Darkblade
  • Sympathetic to: Anyone who has suffered for their illegitimacy, Parental Abandonment, or are in a "Well Done, Son!" Guy situation
  • On Speaking Terms with: Akechi Mitsuhide, Tyrion Lannister
  • Enemies: Yaldabaoth, Takuto Maruki (more or less), Iroque, Cersei Lannister, Hera, The Child Abuse Supporters, Tywin Lannister, Kinzo Ushiromiya, Ragyo Kiryuin, Gendo Ikari, Relius Clover, Envy the Jealous, Gerald Ford
  • Complicated Relationship With: The Phantom Thieves of Hearts (especially Ren Amamiya, for additional reasons), Sae Niijima
  • Opposes: Abusive Parents, Catelyn Stark, Death Gun, Shadow Moon
  • Opposed by: Naoto Shirogane, Tohru Adachi (bordering on Pitied by), Qrow Branwen, Cú Chulainn
  • Pitied by: Jin Kazama, Toxie, Mitsuzane Kureshima/Kamen Rider Ryugen, Reiji Kido, Hunter Zolomon
  • Conflicting Opinion From: Sho Minazuki, Parker, Hikari
  • Goro Akechi is a high school student who works part-time as a private detective. Publicly he is wildly acclaimed and popular, but privately he's quite lonely and a sad child. He is a bastard orphan, Son of a Whore, who then quit and worked part-time before committing suicide out of shame after his father abandoned him. This led to him having a massive complex about his illegitimacy, as well as aCluster B Personality Disorder. Though a late ally to the Phantom Thieves, he was in truth a traitor seeking to kill those he saw as evil and helping his father Masayoshi Shido, only to then crush him in his moment of triumph.
  • Was the Ninth to join the Phantom Thieves, though he was also a traitor. Most saw this coming as he wasn't seen on much promotional material, and the game wasn't too subtle since there was larger twist; the Phantom Thieves knew he was an Obvious Judas and that was part of their gambit, and Igor was replaced by the Greater-Scope Villain. Still, he came to see them as friends of a sort and felt remorseful, seemingly dying for them. He would rather avoid meeting them again due to the complicated feeling he has towards the crew.
  • His supposed Persona was Robin Hood, but his actual Persona is none other than Loki. It's pretty fitting if anyone knows the Norse god himself: they share massive daddy issues (adopted in Loki's case) and are divided between wanting his affection and wanting revenge on them. They've also popular with the ladies in and out of universe, whitewashed by many fans, and manipulative tricksters. Unsurprisingly, they get along magnificently.
    • However, many people wonder how he got Robin Hood in the first place. Since he possesses the Wild Card just like Ren, some speculate that his bond with the Phantom Thief leader through the Justice Arcana meant that he was able to unlock a Persona through the only meaningful bond he had. Akechi was left quite shocked upon speculating this.
    • And with the other potential allies he can make, it's highly likely he can finally utilize the true potential of the Wild Card by forming Confidants out of these new potential connections. He was called over one day by Igor to make this clear to him; without Yaldabaoth screwing him over, Akechi can finally utilize his potential.
  • With his transfer to this sub-House (from Childhood and Adolescence and then Upbringing), he found it rather fitting for him and could strangely relate to most of the residents for their struggles with their parents (Both Mordred's have a difficult relationship in trying meet up with their father's reputation, Maisie is ignored by her parents for petty reasons, Todoroki was more-or-less a test object for his father Enji who wanted to see him surpass All Might if he couldn't, Rock Howard tends to blame much of his misfortunes on his father Geese, Archaon's conception came from the fact that a Daemon Prince possessed a Chaos Warrior and used his body to rape a woman, who died in childbirth and her husband wastes no time in abandoning him in the snow).
  • Looks startlingly like Light Yagami. He has a similar ruthless sense of justice and Black-and-White Insanity to Kira, hating the corruption in society at large. He is interested in the potential of the Death Note, though arguments over just what kind of justice should be enforced and daddy issues can be a hindrance (also that he thinks Light sounds a bit like Ryuji for some reason).
  • His feelings about his scumbag father are complicated. On one hand, he desires his approval and sympathy, the latter of which is completely foreign to men like Shido. On the other he wants to get revenge on him by helping him along only to ruin his career by revealing the truth. While a lot of gods are sympathetic towards this in itself and would like to see someone horrible like his father get his just desserts, most believe he went way too far in this endeavor, and they point out just how complicated his plan was when he could've easily assassinated Shido by mental shutdown or bullet to the head, or allow the Phantoms to change the politician's heart. Though some also suspect that Yaldabaoth may have already known what he would do instead, and set up the game so that at least the latter wouldn't be entirely possible, such as when it was too late.
  • Akechi has steered clear of the other ascended Persona-users, especially once he learned that all of them had theirs for years longer than even him and he'd likely be targeted for his crimes. Even if he's remembered the friendships he made during the adventure in the World of Movies, he knows full well that they know of his atrocities, too. In terms of how things might go…
    • The Investigation Team is highly contemptible of him, especially since his predecessor for the title of Detective Prince, Naoto Shirogane, is among them.
      • Before learning the truth about him, thanks to their adventures in the World of Movies, Naoto and Akechi actually got along pretty well, with her considering it a great honor and him respecting her greatly. Now, she's particularly disappointed in him, since along with his villainous nature, she genuinely wanted to help people with her detective skills while he just wanted to gain popularity. Almost as if Goro was a mix of her and Adachi. Though even she has trouble what to think about his apparent sacrifice for the Phantom Thieves to stop his father, and can't deny how horrible his upbringing ultimately was. And despite his manipulations, he's still legitimately capable as a detective, as he once stopped a money laundering scheme with Ren's assistance.
      • Speaking of Tohru Adachi, the ex-cop was the first Persona-user outside of Tokyo that the detective first ran into, and just like him, Tohru had used his powers for villainy and betrayed his comrades. Both are vastly uncomfortable with one another, because of said similarities, but also for being victims of society.
      • Akechi for his part doesn't know what to make of Adachi. He's pretty surprised at what Adachi did despite going through less tragedy than he did, yet he also notes how Adachi was one of the few people who "got it" in regards to societal problems. Hell, Tohru actually feels bad for what happened to Goro regarding "whatever the hell happened to him", as it sadly reminds Adachi of how he too was offered a second chance, only here, Akechi ended up being not so lucky. Akechi can neither confirm nor deny if he would have done the same as Adachi. Adachi required a bunch of circumstances to be offered an opportunity and he took it while Akechi was granted it by the people he once called (and deep down still thinks of despite his denials), his friends. Yet he refused to take it out of fear that it meant everything he has done was for nothing though he realized that he deserved his end regardless.
    • Among S.E.E.S., especially after their adventure in the World of Movies, the only ones among them willing to reach out to him are Koromaru and Shinjiro. The shiba inu had grown unusually close to him due to sensing his deep problems and is willing to reach out to him even now. Shinjiro had also noticed Akechi's problems, and is once again comforting him to look ahead and stop letting his past bind him. This time, the detective is a little more receptive to this.
      • For Ken, he is both frightened and hateful of Akechi as he found that he could've been a lot like him if he hadn't given up on his revenge against Shinjiro, not helped by the fact they both bear the Justice Arcana. He did once speak on amicable terms with Akechi during their adventure in the World of Movies, though that was before he learned of Akechi's crimes, and even then he does feel a newfound pity for him. Because of that, he's only tolerant of the detective whenever Shinjiro and/or Koromaru are around.
    • Sho Minazuki isn't sure what to think of Akechi. Like him, he's had a real bastard of a father. Unlike him, Akechi didn't have the privilege of having a lot of money left behind to his name like Sho did, and Shuji was long dead by the time Sho awoke from his coma while Akechi had the chance to take his vengeance on Shido. That said, the fact that the second coming of the Detective Prince worked with Shido with plans to pull the rug beneath him in the last moment reminds him too much of the fact that Adachi planned to do the same to him.
    • The Persona-users from Sumaru City don't have much to say about him apart from general dislike (besides pity from Maya, because she's just that caring).
    • The same goes for the students of St. Hermelin High, with the exception of one…
      • That "one" is Reiji Kido, who was also a bastard with hostile issues and a plan of vengeance against a legitimate relative (though in Reiji's case, it was with his brother Takahisa Kandori since their father was already dead). While the fellow bastard does disapprove of Akechi's opposition against the Phantoms despite both of them having the same enemy, Reiji does understand his circumstances that led to such a path; Kido at least still had his mother, and had no beef against his fellow alumni. As such, he's decided to reach out to Akechi and try to understand him more.

  • While having pancakes at a café, he was a bit surprised to see Sae Niijima run into him despite having heard about her ascension. Despite things, Sae found she was unable to bring herself to chide or even arrest Akechi for his crimes, not knowing if she'd be overstepping whatever his fate was in their world. The two only glared at each other and shared a few words before leaving, the tension between them unresolved.
    Sae: You know, even if everyone there hates you, the offer is still up if you wish to join the Phantom Thieves and atone for what you've done.
    Akechi: I just want to finish these in peace, Sae-san. Leave me alone.
    Sae: These? Oh, you mean your pancakes.
    Akechi: Please, Sae-san. Just drop the subject already.
  • After learning of his crimes, Hikari has conflicting opinions. She is outright horrified by the mental shutdowns he's inflicted on other people and was severely disappointed in him when he tried to kill Ren. On the other hand, she does pity him for his backstory, noting the similarities to her own. All the same, even after his Heroic Sacrifice, she prefers to keep her distance, since she still can't bring herself to trust him.
  • While many believed he had perished in his encounter with Shido's cognitive version of him, to their surprise, in the Third Semester, he had returned no worse for wear and even turned himself in for his crimes so Ren could enjoy his remaining days with his friends. Some deities suspected that something was amiss, as many other seemingly impossible miracles were occurring as well, such as Kamoshida never breaking Ryuji's leg, leading to him becoming a star of the track team, Morgana suddenly becoming human, Ann's friend Shiho returning to Shujin Academy, Madarame never becoming corrupted and allowing Yusuke to take credit for his art, Makoto and Sae's father, Wakaba Isshiki, and Kunikazu Okumura being alive, with Wakaba married to Sojiro, and Kunikazu returning to his kind self, and everything being much brighter in general. The only ones in their world to notice, however, were Ren and Akechi, both realizing that everything had changed after the team confessed their regrets and worries to their school councilor, Takuto Maruki. Their suspicions proved correct when they discovered that Maruki, thanks to the Thieves accidentally making him the ruler of the Metaverse on a global scale as well as Yaldabaoth accidentally removing the wisdom from his Persona, had turned to madness and was attempting to overlay reality with a perfect dream world where everyone's regrets were undone and their wishes granted, with Akechi's supposed return being a result of it. After defeating Dr. Maruki and convincing him the world he was trying to create would only lead to stagnation, he disappeared. However, an individual bearing heavy similarities to Akechi was later seen when all was said and done, so whether he's truly alive is known only to himself.
    • Details that imply his actual survival can apparently be found here. Though the question is now of what possibly happened to him when Actualized Akechi came to be since Maruki believed he was dead when he actually wasn't.
    • Because of that, Akechi doesn't actually have Hereward as a Persona. Not yet, at least.
    • Also because of said events, the Phantom Thieves are actually open to working alongside him again if the situation ever calls for it, even with the fact that Akechi was personally responsible for the deaths of Futaba's mother and Haru's father. Not that they (those two in particular) forgive him for that, of course, and Futaba only tolerates him thanks to Ren (Haru still sympathizes with him despite what he's done).
  • Eventually, the fateful day where the Phantoms finally run into him again happened. It was while they were exploring Mementos to hunt down another illegal Meta-Nav owner (check the Phantom Thieves' profile for details). There were several minutes of awkward silence, and Joker keeping anyone else from speaking harshly. Of course, since idling brings the Reaper's attention, said Shadow bore down on them, forcing everyone to cooperate to bring it down. After defeating him, they had their talk, the specifics of which will remain private, but one change people have noticed is that Ren has started hanging out with him again (by himself or with Morgana), and that he calls the detective by his first name Goro.
  • Iroque opposes him both due to how he spreads madness with Loki as part of his plan against/towards Shido, and his distaste towards the idea of Heel–Face Brainwashing, instead using the Metaverse to kill people. Goro argues that her brainwashing of sociopaths is no different from killing them since it robs of them of their old identity and personality. She responded that she is giving reformation to those too lost to do so on their own, while for someone so concerned with "the greater good" he gleefully set up outbreaks of madness for "daddy issues".
  • Sometimes he feels more comfortable in the houses of Betrayal and Treachery and Revenge and Retribution. With the former, he is somewhat amicable to Akechi Mitsuhide given everything. With the latter, he has come to hate Hera due to what she does to her husband's bastards, which has also led him to despise Cersei Lannister for similar reasons. Given their parental issues, he is on good terms with Ren Hakuryuu though. And as much as he hates Cersei, he hates Tywin even more due to being an abusive father and cruel politician of sorts like Shido. He can relate to Tyrion's position pretty well.
  • He works well with Marcello as they were both illegitimate children who hated their illegitimacy, playing a large part in becoming villainous. In fact, Marcello initially wanted the role of Bastard Angst, but ultimately decided to take Bastard Bastard instead. Being in the same sub-house, it worked out well for them. These parental issues led him to get along well with Heinz Doofenshmirtz, and Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader given their similarities. This eventually applies to Ben Solo/Kylo Ren as well after both of them were willing to sacrifice themselves to save the rivals they shared a close bond with.
  • Has some complicated feelings for Jon Snow. The two have suffered for their illegitimacy, with Jon feeling like an outsider and joining the Night's Watch because of lack of better career options. While he's sympathetic to this, Goro feels envious towards Jon as well since his father (technically uncle) recognized and loved him, ad feels he got off soft. While Jon pities Goro's position, he thinks the crimes he's committed give a bad name to bastards and hurts his cause. Doesn't like Jon's step-mom Catelyn due to her prejudice towards bastards and Jon.
  • Though heroic, Jin Kazama sympathizes with his plight given his own daddy issues and his grandfather being the kind of corrupt scum like Masayoshi Shido. Toxie feels the same way, but neither will allow his evil to go unpunished. Though they do suspect from his remorse and apparent sacrifice that even he might not allow it either.
  • Seems to have taken up a fondness for pancakes upon his ascension, as Adachi has with cabbages. He blames this one on the many memes surrounding him, like being on a wild ride. Truth is, he already loved pancakes, but now he can't bring himself to even talk about them, considering part of why he was busted was his reaction to overhearing a cat from the Metaverse talk about pancakes…
  • Asides from above comparisons with Light Yagami, a number of gods note he shares their voice. Notable is Keiichi Maebara, who doesn't appreciate his use of the Hate Plague, though even Akechi agrees that is a strange coincidence.
  • Absolutely DESPISES Envy's powered-up true form after having seen a display of his father's Shadow's Beast of Human Sacrifices in the Thieves Den during the Third Semester.
    Akechi: Now that I'm seeing this for myself, I can honestly say I've seen nothing more repulsive than this.
  • Turns out having a "shaky" relationship with one's bastard of a father isn't unique to him, and found others with the same conditions.
    • As someone who's also had a rocky relationship with his father (not helping Akechi's status as an illegitimate child) and that ended up both shaping them in becoming killers, Akechi gets along well with the Origami Killer Scott Shelby. However, the fact that Shelby is also friends with Adachi has caused more than one awkward moment, given how the two Persona-users regard one another.
    • Lotor relates to him for the Daddy Issues they suffered. The detective has to admit that the alien general’s issues are a whole lot more problematic than his own. The Token Evil Teammate comparisons could not be more pronounced.
    • While it's a scientist-creation relationship, Isomer Black also has deep resentment towards her father while also trying to please him in spades, and thus she understands what Akechi's issues are like.
    • Hunter Zolomon sympathizes with him for also being someone who was Driven to Villainy because of events out of their control. That said, even the detective doesn't support his idea to "improve" heroes with suffering and tragedy, even if such things have also forged the Phantom Thieves of Hearts into who they are today.
    • He forged an Odd Friendship with Malus Darkblade. For the time being, both are alright with the notion that their own fathers aren't in the Pantheon, otherwise, Malus and Goro wouldn't waste any time trying to gun them down. That said, even Malus expressed disgust towards Masayoshi Shido. At least Malus gives a shit about his own troops and he thinks Shido may be worse than Malus's father.
    • And then he came into contact with Andrew Detmer, and the detective alongside Malus considered forming a quartet alongside Zolomon, though not much has come out of it. Still, Goro respects Andrew for standing up to his father (Andrew also admits that their fathers make his own look even more more pathetic than he already was).
  • For a while after Death Gun's ascension, Akechi had taken blame for their murders since their methods run similar to his mental shutdown spree. Were it not for the trio's offline coordination, as well as the 2nd Detective Prince's new friends, there would've been no way to clear his name. He eventually took the fight straight to them and showed them what a mistake it was to rope him into their actions.
    • One of their last battles ended in a curb-stomp after they had underestimated his capabilities and didn't take into account his extra Personas besides Robin Hood and Loki. And then they had the bad luck of Joker, Mona, Oracle, and Noir running into them at the time. All three were apprehended, and Kyouji willingly went with them.
  • A certain popularity poll was hosted which pitted both Naoto and Akechi against each other. To the delightment of some, The original Detective Prince ended up coming out on top over her "successor". While Naoto was flattered and somewhat embrassed about her victory, Goro could not be reached for a comment on the matter.
    • Akechi would later make a public statement regarding Naoto's victory and was pretty smug about the fact that Naoto beating him only secured him even more popularity then ever before.

    Malus Darkblade 
Malus Darkblade, God of Unfavored Offsprings (The Tyrant of Hag Graef)
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  • Intermediate God (Greater God should Tz'arkan take Influence)
  • Symbol: The Warpsword of Khaine
  • Theme Song: The Shadow & The Blade
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: The Power of Hate, Disowned by his Family, Is the Vessel of the Daemon Tz'arkan, Villain Protagonist, Rides and Battles Alongside his Cold One, Spite, Master Swordsman, Can be Genuinely Nice or Put up a Convincing Act, Will often Flay his Opponents and Victims, Never Gives Up on his Goals, Can give into Tz'arkan's Temptations, Malekith's Top Champion, Came from Family that was Beyond Dysfunctional, Combat Pragmatist, Is Willing to Go Against his Destiny
  • Domains: Dark Elves, Bastards, Family, Hate, Champions
  • Herald: Spite (his Cold One companion)
  • Superior: Malekith
  • Allies: Riptor, Dio Brando, Kurei, Vlad von Carstein, Orochimaru, The Sound Five, Dr. Cortex, Nina Cortex, Maul, Gwangi, Bowser Jr., Diego Brando, Goro Akechi, Hansel and Gretel
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Ramsay Bolton
  • Rival: Velvet Crowe
  • Complicated relationships: Elric of Melnibone
  • Enemies: Tyrion, Teclis, Nagash, Archaon, Fate Testarossa-Harlaown, Sakura Kinomoto, Rexie, The Gang of Seven, The Child Abuse Supporters, Raven, Mother Gothel, Sayaka Miki
  • Unsure Of: Oryx
  • Malus Darkblade is a man of many words; cruel, despotic, manipulative, vengeful and vicious, all traits possessed by the Dark Elves. However, the more you know about Malus reveals a man bought up by unbelievable strife, suffering, hate and loneliness. Above all, however, was an insurmountable degree of determination, for Malus's dark and depressing childhood fueled his desire to one day be among the greatest of his race and to free himself from the Daemon, Tz'arkan, who has since been sealed inside of Malus due to the Dark Elf's avarice in search of treasure. Together with a few Dark Elf compatriots and his Cold One steed, Spite, Malus proved himself to be among the best of his race, eventually surpassing his father's influence and legacy by becoming the Tyrant of Hag Graef.
    • Among Malus's greatest griefs was his childhood upbringing. He was the bastard son of Lurhan Fellblade, the Vaulkhar (military commander) of Hag Graef, a Dark Elf settlement in Naggaroth. From the very day he was born, Malus was shunned and hated by his father and siblings simply due to his illegitimate status. Despite being appreciated by his mother, Eldire, she was not above manipulating him for her own ends, and even the one sibling who tolerated him, Nagaira, was more out of sexual desire. Malus was also forced to kill off his own kin either due to their wrongdoings towards him and because he had no other way of defending himself. The only survive prize he received in his quest for power was the Warpsword of Khaine, which blessed Malus with the power of Khaine, the Elven God of War and one of the five key items needed to extract Tz'arkan from his body.
  • The first reported sightings of Malus in the Pantheon were in the furthest north from the House of Nature. He was stated to be travelling someplace with his steed, Spite, and accompanying these rumours was traces of snowy footprints and the mutilated corpses of several animals surrounding by disgusting stench. They were poisoned shortly before death. It didn't actually take very long before Malus finally revealed himself in the House of Royalty, demanding a sanctuary of a sort. Unsurprisingly, his words were rejected, prompting the Dark Elf to seek base elsewhere. Hence, he was found by his former superior, Malekith who offered him a place in the House of Family and Relatives. With Malus easily being able to represent The Un-Favourite given his experiences with his family, he quickly took hold of the position. This also led to a swift victory for Malekith, who sought to have a Dark Elf ascended for easy access in the House. The Heroic Protectors of Family were not amused by this news, but Malekith has stated that he has no reason to attack the House of Family. Whether he's being genuine or him being pragmatic is up for anyone's guess.
  • Was Malus happy being in the Pantheon? Nope. Why? Because Tz'arkan is still sealed inside of his body. So by a series of complicated technicalities, Tz'arkan is also ascended into the Pantheon. Because of this, Malus is even more determined to find a way to finally extract the Daemon out of his body and live out the rest of his life like how he sees fit. Unfortunately for him, there's little friends to find around the Pantheon. He still has Malekith for the time being.
  • More often than not, Malus would find himself talking to Tz'arkan a lot. The Daemon pulls no punches as he belittles and mocks the Dark Elf and trying to convince him into embracing his strength. Given how much he hates Tz'arkan for further troubling his life, Malus makes no pretence by how he really feels about him.
    Malus: "Shut up, Daemon!"
    • All this considered, both of them do share one thing, the belief of hate being the most empowering thing. As much as Malus tries to resist Tz'arkan's influence towards him, even carrying with him battles of a magical elixir to keep those away, there are times where Malus will give in. Tz'arkan possessing his body turns Malus's hair white, cracks appear around his skin and his voice becomes more demonic, alongside a tremendous rise in strength, speed, stamina and the ability to induce fear to his enemy, already an impressive feat, given how Malus is one of the most feared Dreadlords of the Dark Elf race. That said, there's the risk of Malus becoming more murderously insane and prolonged usage would ultimately kill Malus and release Tz'arkan.
  • Malus's mount and one of his longest, most trustworthy allies is his Cold One, Spite, a creature resembling a maniraptoran dinosaur and a very savage animal by nature. Cold Ones are dangerous creatures with a durable body and surprising agility. Despite their effective weaponry and strength, they're also not exactly intelligent. That said, Malus is surprisingly very caring of his mount, which comes off as a surprise, given how treacherous Dark Elves tend to be.
    • Malus can sometimes ben seen riding Spite into the Prehistoric Beasts Sub-House with Spite wandering around, looking for potential prey, especially the likes of hadrosaurs and other large herbivorous dinosaurs. This naturally got the two into enmity against the many dinosaur deities residing there. The Gang of Seven hate Malus for invading the Great Valley on a few occasions and Spite causing havoc among many dinosaur herds. Rexie and the Spinosaurus, on the other hand, see Malus and Spite are competition and Owen's Raptor Pack are usually rather cautious around them, given that while Spite is much dumber than them, Malus's commands and Spite being naturally larger means they can even the Raptor Pack out rather considerably.
  • Malus's main driving factor can be summed up in one word: Hate. It's not too surprising given the circumstances he was raised under. His father tried to kill him, his mother manipulated him, his siblings hate him for the most part, he's the vessel of a Daemon of Slannesh and his race is mainly driven by vengeance towards Ulthuan. He's honestly surprised he doesn't represent The Power of Hate, given his entire motto. Because of this, he has a rival against Velvet Crowe, with Malus wanting to prove to her that he's much better in being empowered by hate than she is. Velvet simply accepts the challenge, though she has warned Malus that Velvet will not hold back if he comes close to harming her loved ones.
  • Despite being evil, Malus is not without virtues. Yes, he can be callous, arrogant and even bloodthirsty, but he's fought hard to become one of the most inspiring members of his race. He's developed some sort of respect and care for his troops as the Tyrant of Hag Graef and has a sense of honour. Yes, the heroic deities are not going to stop from opposing him, but at least Malus isn't a Complete Monster. All things considered, he's taken up Malekith's approach in trying to make allies with non-Dark Elves, given the nature of the Pantheon.
  • On first note, Malus Darkblade might be the coolest name you'll ever hear. In Dark Elf tradition... not al all. If anything, Darkblade in the Druchii language is a derogatory term given to bastards. That said, Malus turned it around by creating a reputation of his own and turning his name into one of fear, awe and reverence for his race.
  • The Dark Elves are infamous for flaying their enemies and Malus is no exception. While the torturous methods employed by Ramsay Bolton did seem intriguing for Malus, the actual person still left a lot to be desired. Malus can work with Ramsay at times, but the latter seems to be more fixated on killing and torturing, alongside expressing revenge against the Starks. Malus has plans and goals beyond just torture and thus butts heads against Ramsay a lot. While Malus will never go down without a fight, Ramsay is quick to abandon a fight the moment he's at a disadvantage. Finally, despite belonging to a bloodthirsty and cruel race, Malus has enough standards for a bastard, which Ramsay doesn't.
  • While he doesn't have as many allies as he wish he does, Malus makes an effort to be as trustworthy and reliable as he possibly could. To that end, he's found himself in a tight partnership with Maul, who's taken to working with Malekith himself after the former Sith Apprentice found himself to be incapable of working with the GUAE, the GUAD or the Harbingers of Repression and that the Witch-King may well be the only evil leader he could seek solace for.
  • While the Heroic Protectors of Family are not fond of Malus in any way, the Dark Elf actually expresses more disgust towards the Child Abuse Supporters, due to his own upbringing and childhood experience. Malus is not sure whether he could enact on an Enemy Mine with the Heroic Protectors, but he's willing to team up with Kurei when it comes to Abusive Parents.
    • Similarly, he's formed an Odd Friendship of sorts with Goro Akechi. For the time being, both are alright with the notion that their own fathers aren't in the Pantheon, otherwise, Malus and Goro wouldn't waste any time trying to gun them down. That said, even Malus expressed disgust towards Goro's father, Masayoshi Shido. At least Malus gives a shit about his own troops and he thinks Shido may be worse than Malus's father.
  • As the Dark Elves are beginning to accept alliances with other races as a pragmatic measure, Malus has made partnerships like the Sound Five, Dr Cortex, Bowser Jr. and Riptor. He seems to be interested in the Sound Ninja's ability to work together and personally favours Sakon above the others. He also sees Dr Cortex as an adequate parental figure and thus has an easy time with Nina as well. The Cortexes and Bowser Jr. are willing to present Malus some tech if he feels like it, though Malus would rarely need them and prefers Spite as his means of travel. Riptor and Spite seem to get along fine, being fellow raptors and the two of them often going out on hunts.
  • Is pretty perplexed about Oryx. While he might feel more at home with the GUAD, Oryx himself is also amused by some of the similarities Malus has towards him. Mainly because Malus's surname reminded Oryx of his son, Alak-Hul the Darkblade and also because Oryx's race had a Might Makes Right mentality similar to the Dark Elves. That said, while Malus isn't okay with Oryx's abusive treatment towards his children, he still loved them enough and stated that everything he did was to toughen them up. Malus had no such luck with his own parents, despite being appreciated by his mother. Still, Oryx respects how Malus made a reputation for himself and the Dark Elf in turns reciprocates said respect. That and both of them had to kill their own loved ones at some point.
  • While he's okay being under Malekith's services, he's not so forgiving about Morathi, given how she cast a spell on him that caused Tz'arkan to suddenly rip out Malus from the inside and fully take over his body, outright killing his soul. Every now and then, Tz'arkan will make scathing remarks about how Malus died, alongside his mount when Spite was crushed by Tz'arkan's weight. As a result, Malus has gotten more vocal about voicing his disdain towards the Daemon.
  • Due to his troublesome relationship with his family, he also has a seat in the Unpopularity Sub-House.
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    Minato Namikaze and Kushina Uzumaki 
Minato Namikaze and Kushina Uzumaki, Co-Gods of Deceased Good Parents (Minato: The Fourth Hokage, The Yellow Flash || Kushina: Tomato, Hot-Blooded Habenero)
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Minato Namikaze and Kushina Uzumaki
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  • Intermediate Gods
  • Symbols:
    • Minato: A coat with the words Yondaime hokage cloak written and a hiraishin kunai
    • Kushina: Her hair split in 9 different tips.
  • Theme Music: This when Minato saves Kushina
  • Alignment:
  • Portfolio: Deceased Parents Are the Best
  • Domains: Parenthood
    • Minato: Speed, Combat, War, Leadership
    • Kushina: Red Hair, Chains
  • Allies:
  • Enemies: Any who would harm their son, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren, Ragyo Kiryuuin, Ozai, Madara Uchiha, Deidara, Kaguya Ōtsutsuki, Sephiroth, Yoshikage Kira, Griffith, Yhwach, Relius Clover, Dr. Sofia Lamb, Medusa Gorgon, Tenjuro Banno
  • On Good terms with: Obito Uchiha, Kurama (Naruto), Nagato
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Mayuri Kurotsuchi, Orochimaru
  • Minato Namikaze is the Fourth Hokage of Konohagakure, famous for having fended off the Nine-Tails' attack on the village. Kushina was a kunoichi from Uzushiogakure's Uzumaki clan and the previous jinchūriki of Kurama. Unbeknownst to Naruto, the two are actually his parents, a secret that was kept from him for his protection. Naruto would eventually learn this from the time he lost control of himself to Kurama during the battle against Pain when Minato's chakra came to aid him, and when Kushina's charkra aided him during the time he attempted to take control of Kurama's chakra. Minato would be brought back by Orochimaru via Edo Tensei to contribute in the war against the Akatsuki and the Ten Tails, helping Obito to come to his senses, aiding him in transfering the other half of Kurama to Naruto when he's on the verge of death, and summoning Team 7 back from Kaguya's dimension alongside all the other deceased Kage. Naruto says his last parting words to his father before the Sage of the Six Paths sends him back to the afterlife.
  • Minato originally shared the title of Fast Movement with Yoruichi, before that title was became hers solely, losing his place in the Pantheon. Kushina, the former Goddess of Attractive Redheads, was less than pleased. Thankfully, the gods found a new title they can share between them, as the Co-Gods of Deceased Good Parents. They wouldn't have it any other way.
  • Minato and Kushina are very proud of Naruto for finally getting the acknowledgement he wanted so badly, becoming the Hokage, and even finding himself the love of his life in Hinata Hyuga. The two treat her like their own daughter, and occasionally pay visits to them and their son, Boruto to check how they're doing. Minato and Kushina also act as the doting grandparents to Boruto as well as his sister Himawari Uzumaki whenever she comes to visit the Pantheon.
  • The two feel pity for Obito upon learning what he has become, even though he was the reason they weren't around to raise Naruto. Minato regrets never being able to save him, while Kushina is disappointed about what Obito has become since he was her favorite out of Minato's students. Currently, the two are on good terms with Obito and do pay him a visit when they need to talk (after Kushina gave Obito one big lecture about his choices), sharing advice with him about what he can do to atone.
    • Minato and Kushina are also on good terms with Nagato, though to a lesser extent due to his actions. Regardless, Minato acknowledges that he is just as much of a pawn as Obito was, while Kushina is sympathetic towards her fellow Uzumaki. So they are willing to give a chance just like Naruto did. Nagato in turn respects the two, both their skills, morality, and for being the parents of Naruto.
    • Naruto's parents are also on good terms with Kurama now, since Naruto is able to befriend him and bring out the best in him. Since Kurama was willing to work alongside Minato in the Fourth Shinobi World War, Kurama no longer holds anything against him and Kushina now.
  • The two can't stand Ragyo Kiryuuin and Ozai, the two being horrifically abusive to their children. They outright state they are not true parents if they're willing to harm their own children. Ragyo's treatment of Satsuki also revolts them to no end.
    • The two also loathe Medusa Gorgon, Relius Clover and Sophia Lamb, parents who had treated their children as objects without care. They make it clear that they will destroy them if they cross paths with each other.
  • The two view Madara as one of their greatest adversaries, since he orchestrated the events that led to Rin's death and corrupted Obito. Minato's students are just like their surrogate children, what Madara did makes it personal.
    • Minato and Kushina also don't like Kaguya, mainly because she tried to kill her own children for opposing her and inheriting her chakra. The two point out that Naruto is right that a mother should be proud of her children becoming independent.
  • The two are aware of Orochimaru's presence in the Pantheon, though they weren't around to witness his crimes and had to learn from their peers in the Pantheon. So far, they're only tolerating Orochimaru at the moment, keeping an eye on him to make sure he doesn't try anything funny.
    • Minato and Kushina dislike working with Mayuri Kurotsuchi, considering his actions towards his peers and Nemu abhorrent. Mayuri couldn't care less.
  • Naruto's parents see a lot of their child in Anri, even if circumstances that led to her becoming an orphan were quite different. The two grew sympathetic to the fact that Anri isolated herself out of fear of the demon sealed within her, and grew proud of her for finding people to love her, and allowing that love to help her resist the demon's control. Anri appreciates their kindness and admits they're the kind of parents she would have wanted.
  • Minato and Kushina are shown to get along with Thomas and Martha Wayne, as well as James Potter. They were parents who weren't there for their son growing up, but their deaths and legacy still played a great role in shaping their children's future. They also cared a great deal for their child from beyond the grave, so they sit down to talk with Minato and Kushina about what they can do to make up for lost time.
    • The two are shown to get along many good parents in the Pantheon, some of them including protective and good parents such as Sophita Alexandra, Mufasa, Professor Utonium, and Bryan Mills. Mufasa in particular even shows sympathy towards Minato for never being interact with his son in his childhood, while he was murdered during Simba's time as a cub.
    • Minato and Kushina would learn of Kirito and Asuna's adoption of Yui, despite still being in their adolescence. They admire how quickly they were able to become Good Parents at such a young age, and they spend some talking to them and sharing tips about raising children.
  • Minato and Kushina heard of another fox spirit named Kurama, who just like the Tailed Beast, also resided in a pregnant woman. The two would come to Kurama face to face, and are surprised by just how different he is from the Tailed Beast with the same name. Ever since, they held conversations with Kurama on a daily basis, talking about the Kitsunes from their respective worlds.
  • In an alternate world, Minato and Kushina lived to raise their child (who is named Memna Uzumaki and still becomes the Jinchūriki of the Nine Tails). Though in this case, Kushina's Hair-Trigger Temper tends to get the best of her, overreacting and hitting her child. Kushina only hit Naruto once when they met, but she did apologize and admit it was bad habit of hers. Kushina worries she would do the same thing her alternate self did to her son had she lived and possibly alienate him as a result, but Minato promises her she won't end up like that all, and they certainly won't be overprotective of him since he's already proven himself capable enough to stand on his own.
  • Exclusive to Minato:
    • Minato tends to visit the House of Heroism in order to make up for lost time being that he missed his son's entire life.
    • Minato was glad to see that both Jiraiya and Kakashi had ascended and surprisingly enough none of his predecessors had ascended. It was then that both learned that the Pantheon was very different from their worlds.
    • Minato and Optimus Prime mutually respect the other's skills in combat and leadership. Optimus does feel sorry though that Minato's term as the Hokage was rather short.
    • Both Sonic and the Flash are impressed by how Minato combine speed with teleportation and turn it into an offensive tatic. Minato has made an offer to train them how to use speed effectively in battle.
  • Exclusive to Kushina:
    • Before the title change, Kushina made her ascension after her son Naruto invited her and Minato in order to join him. They both noted that a title based on her red hair would be perfect which lead to her ascension.
    • A notable event was how she managed to survive a Bijuu extraction a feat that would have instantly killed anyone else. Not only that, but she managed to restrain said bijuu. Even more amazing was this all happened right after giving birth after going through a 10-month pregnancy. The Boss was very much impressed by this. She became the second mother in the Pantheon that no one dares to complain about pregnancy pains.
    • She is considered to have the most beautiful hair amongst the pantheon... well, she tends to get the most compliments at least.
    • She was again utterly horrified to hear what happen to her best friend and her two sons. She decided to visit them both and call them out on their recklessness and punched both on the head. She is happy that Sasuke turned out a little better.
    • She gets really pissed when she heard how many try to pair her with her son. Another way to piss her off is to insinuate that she would neglect Naruto if she was alive and had a second child. That and harming him is a one way of getting an easy asskicking.note 

    Shoto Todoroki 
Shoto Todoroki, God of Unwanted Paternal Comparisons (Shouto Todoroki, Half-and-Half Bastard, FireIce, Icyhot, Candy Cane)
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: His left eye, surrounded by a burn scar
  • Theme Song: Kimi no Chikara
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: The Ace, Astonishingly Appropriate Appearance, Awesome by Analysis, Hates being compared to his father, Bishōnen, Broken Ace, Combo Platter Powers, The Comically Serious, Dark and Troubled Past, Defrosting Ice King, Duality Motif, Elemental Hair Colors, Fire/Water Juxtaposition, Hybrid Power, Multicolored Hair, Scars Are Forever, Socially Awkward Hero, The Stoic, Troubled, but Cute, Youngest Child Wins
  • Domains: Ice, Fire, Heroes, Family Issues
  • Allies: Izuku Midoriya, Ochaco Uraraka, Tenya Ida, Prince Zuko, Luke Skywalker, N, Elsa, Sub-Zero, Jack Frost, Tomoya Okazaki
  • Enemies: "Hero Killer" Stain, Kurogiri, The Child Abuse Supporters, Ghetsis Harmonia, Azula, Kaldr, Ragnaros, Brand, Esdeath, Adam Taurus
  • Admires: All Might
  • Conflicting Opinion: Anakin Skywalker
  • Odd Friendship: Jakiro
  • Shoto Todoroki is a rather troubled young man. From birth he has been blessed with having the quirks of both of his parents, the ability to control ice and fire. But his father's extreme approach to training him, coupled with the fact that he was completely neglectful of both his wife and older children, have transformed the young Shoto into a bitter person. All of this was amplified after his mother burned his face with boiling water, permanently scarring him. And for all that, he was made the deity of those who refuse to be compared with their father.
  • For context, Shoto's father happens to be Endeavor, ranked as the Number 2 Hero and who dedicated everything to becoming number 1. However, Endeavor's Hellfire Quirk, while powerful, was also limiting and Endeavor turned to his children to fulfill his wishes. While many assumed Shoto was the end product of his father's attempts of an heir, it turns out that his oldest brother, Toya, was the original choice, due to his stronger Fire Quirk.
  • Initially he refused to use the fire powers that he received from his father, saying he would surpass both Endeavor and All Might using just his ice powers. Thankfully, that resentment and self-loathing changed after his fight with Izuku Midoriya in the Sports Festival. Izuku pointed out that Todoroki's insistence on only using half his power was disrespectful not only to Todoroki's father, but also to everyone else in the Sports Festival who was giving it their all. Afterward, Shoto not only started using his fire powers, but also became friends with Deku and other students from his class, even gaining enough courage to visit his mother again. When he ascended, he was happy to learn Deku had also ascended, along with All Might.
  • Not many people know about this outside of a rare few, but Shoto was among one of the three students who defeated the Hero Killer Stain alongside his friends Deku and Tenya Ida. He was not happy to learn that Stain was among the ranks of the Pantheon's villains, but thankfully Stain doesn't intend to target him as Shoto earned his respect for acting like a true hero.
  • Many have noted that both Shoto and Zuko share a lot of important similarities, like the burn scar over the left eye, the Abusive Parents, and even how they both slowly joined the good guys. Zuko was surprised that Shoto's scar wasn't from his father but his mother, and hearing about Zuko's father Ozai makes Shoto thankful that at least Endeavor isn't outright evil (but he isn't that far from it).
    • On the other hand, Zuko's younger sister Azula being the talented one and both being the youngest child of their respective family showed Todoroki what could have happened to him if Deku hadn't changed him for good.
    • Then came the revelation that Todoroki was not meant to be Endeavor's successor, but his oldest brother was. Todoroki does not like to talk about what happened (and may not even know the details given he was 4 or 5.)
    • However, given Endeavor's attempts at reforming himself, Shoto does note the man is trying, unlike Ozai.
  • Understandably, Shoto despises the Child Abuse Supporters, given the fact that he is a victim of Domestic Abuse thanks to his father's harsh training methods. Another person that he hates is Ghetsis Harmonia, arguably someone who is both a villain and much worse that Endeavor ever was to him, considering how he manipulated and used N for his own gain, similar to what happened to Shoto. For that reason, Todoroki and N instantly became friends.
  • He still hasn't really gotten the hand of his fire powers, mostly because of the lack of training and the fact that he refused to use it in the past, but has been trying to find a balance between his ice and fire powers. He has received some training from the likes of Elsa, Sub-Zero and Jack Frost in new techniques with his ice control and with Natsu Dragneel and the aforementioned Zuko with his fire powers.
    • His dual powers didn't stop others from wanting to use for more nefarious purposes. Ragnaros, Brand and other pyromaniacs would like him to stop using his ice powers and go all out with only his fire side while others like Kaldr think his ice powers would make Shoto and excellent minion for them.
  • Oddly enough, Shoto wasn't the only one who had both fire and ice abilities, as the double-headed dragon Jakiro also had that in their form of their Breath Weapon. They seem to get along just fine and some people are wondering if Shoto would adopt Jakiro as a pet or become his Dragon Rider.
  • There is a rumor that anyone who gets close with Shoto will receive a hand injury that will last forever. In actuality it's just a silly joke Deku told a few people once after Todoroki said the same thing, but he instead was being serious.
  • Became good friends with Tomoya Okazaki, first because of their similar voices, then later Shoto learned that he had a very complicated relationship with his own father when the latter injured his arm, relating to Shoto's own tale.
  • Since Adam Taurus has aligned himself with Stain the Hero Killer, he must fight against him from time to time.
  • Yes, Shoto may not really like his dad or want much with him, but he is still family. Hence why Shoto went into utter stunned panic at seeing his dad nearly die at the hands of the Nomu High-End and nearly collapsed in relief when Endeavor won. He also is happy that he is trying to improve himself and atone for what he's done but he still isn't ready to forgive him yet.
  • Despite Shoto not liking to be compared to his father, he is also fully willing to acknowledge the man's skill and he became Number 2 for a reason. Additionally, he is also willing to go to his father for extra training as is own powerful Quirk is not just enough anymore.
  • Shoto has been having to dodge more questions about his dad and his oldest brother, especially when it was pointed out that going by their ages, Endeavor would've likely been just out of adolescence when he started parenthood.
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    Spirit Albarn 
Spirit Albarn, God of Fathers who Seek Their Child's Respect (Death Scythe)
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: A long black scythe (his weapon form)
  • Theme Song: Tactics
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: Action Dad, Amazingly Embarrassing Parents, Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass, Doting Parent, Let's Get Dangerous!, Over Protective Dad, Papa Wolf, Theme Naming, Over-Enthusiastic Parents, "Well Done, Dad!" Guy
  • Domains: Fatherhood, Weapons, Family
  • Heralds: Sid Barret, Azusa Yumi
  • Allies: Death the Kid, Soul Eater Evans, Black Star, Crona, Natsuno Yuuki, Joseph Joestar, Maes Hughes
  • Annoyed by: Excalibur
  • Enemies: Medusa Gorgon, Relius Clover, Ragyo Kiryuin, Lady Tremaine
  • Opposes: Child Abuse Supporters, Victor Frankenstein
  • Special Relationship: Maka Albarn (his daughter)
  • In Death City, there is a location where the Death Weapon Meister Academy appears in at Death City. The short form DWMA is a school institution where students attend in order to learn how to fight kishins, evil humans that have fallen to the dark side and eating souls. The meisters are special humans that have become partners to special beings known as a demon weapon. A demon weapon is an individual that has the ability to transform to their weapon forms and human forms. One of the well known weapons present is Spirit Albarn, one the DWMA's staff and also serves Lord Death himself as one of his death scythes/weapons. Spirit was also known to have two different meisters that he worked with in the past, the first meister he worked with when he was younger was with Franken Stein a doctor that teaches in the DWMA, and the second partner is Maka's Mother. In order for a demon weapon to become a death scythe/weapon, they would each need to collect 99 kishin souls and 1 witch soul for the ritual. Spirit Albarn gotten divorced with his wife, Maka's mother because of marital problems that has happened and as a result Spirit's relationship with his daughter became distant until they improved. Spirit is one of the individuals who has a goal to help defeat the Kishin Asura, a powerful Old One that Lord Death fought with in the past.
    • Spirit first ascended when Spirit was called to Lord Death's room about the whereabouts of Maka and her friends. When Lord Death told Spirit that there is a place called the Pantheon, Spirit was in disbelief that such a place could have existed but then realize that the Grim Reaper, witches, sorcerers, people who can transform into weapons and kishin exist he should not be that surprised. Spirit became worried about Maka being in a strange place that she knows nothing about and that she is not alone as she is with her friends Black Star along with fellow meisters and weapons. Lord Death managed to speak with the higher ups in the Court of the Gods to have Spirit ascend into the Pantheon so that he could help keep an eye on Maka and the rest of the group to protect them.
  • Eventually, Maka was surprised to see her father being here in the Pantheon and that she was glad he is doing ok. On the other hand, when Spirit saw that Medusa Gorgon was alive in the Pantheon he was outright angry about her being there when back in his world Medusa died for good. The fact that there were a couple of deities within the Pantheon that have shared the same first name as Medusa troubled Spirit greatly. One of the Medusa's that Spirit learned about that are good is Rider.
  • Medusa's reaction to learning that Spirit ascended was that she was not amused one bit to see another person that opposed her is present and at the same time told Spirit to send her regards to Franken Stein.
  • If there is anything that Spirit's hates the most would be people abusing their own children. That is why Spirit was outraged Medusa Gorgon was here in the pantheon since she abused her child Crona both emotionally and physically for them not following her orders. Not only that Medusa had actually experimented on her own child by fusing a weapon with its meister which resulted in Crona having their weapon partner Ragnarok fused in his body as well as making Crona's blood black because of the experiments Medusa conducted. This made him have a huge dislike for bad parents found within the Pantheon like Relius Clover, Lady Tremaine, and Ragyo Kiryuin for the horrible things they have committed against their child/step-child.
    • He was disgusted about the depravity that Relius Clover has done towards people including his own children that makes Spirit disgusted about what this evil person did. Relius does not care about what a naive father has to say for his actions. The fact Relius attempted to murder his own children because of the fact they oppose him.
    • The actions that Ragyo Kiryuin did was even more despicable in Spirit's eyes which was Ragyo sexually abusing her two daughters and also betraying the human race for the Life Fibers. At least Spirit is shown to care for his daughter and would never even think of hurting Maka and that having his daughter hate him is something he does not wish to happen.
  • Spirit as a caring parent to his child, naturally opposes the Child Abuse Supporters because of the fact this group would willingly abuse their own child for different reasons such as for malicious reasons or to punish them. Spirit cannot understand why people would hurt their own children and that they should love their children not hurt them.
  • When Spirit learned that someone has a similar name to his friend Franken Stein, Spirit wanted to meet them. The person Spirit met turns out to be Victor Frankenstein who is the Pantheon's resident mad Scientist and was infamous for creating the Frankenstein's monster as a way to create new life. At first Spirit did not know what to think of this man and that he shares similar traits with Spirit's friend such as both being Mad scientists but then he realized Victor has done things that are immoral. Spirit learned that one of Victor's followers are his friend Franken Stein which makes sense since both doctors have similar names to each other and common traits.
    • Spirit does not condone Dr. Frankenstein's experiments on creating new life because that would be playing god and that Spirit's opinion on Frankenstein's monster was that of sympathy since in some world's the Creature is good and helps a vampire hunter named Gabriel Van Helsing and a princess named Anna Valerious fight against Dracula's forces.
  • Spirit met a young teenager named Natsuno, a vampire in the pantheon. Natsuno thinks Spirit is a good parent that genuinely cares for his family. Spirit realized that Natsuno lived a harsh life when vampires in Natsuno's world the Shiki invaded and killed many of the villagers. Spirit learning about Natsuno's father made him want to lecture Mr. Yuuki for his carelessness and causing his own son's death for not listening to Akira and Kaori Tanaka's warnings.
    • This made Spirit realize that if he was in Natsuno's father position where he found out that his child had suddenly became ill then he would be scared for his child's safety. Spirit in that situation would of listened to any warnings and would take the talisman as protection to protect Maka if some evil vampire wanted to drain her dry or turn her into one of them. Because Spirit is not the type of parent that would neglect their child's safety and he would want to protect Maka in any way he can.
  • One of the deities in the Pantheon that Spirits gets along with would be Maes Hughes. Maes is also a father that is overprotective of his daughter and that Maes is one of the people to have discovered a conspiracy in Amestris that involved a transmutation circle that will be used in the country and had the intention to try to warn Roy and the others about it. Spirit felt sad that Maes was not able to see Elysia grow up in the future since he was killed by one of the homunculi Envy that was sent to kill Hughes for finding out to much about their plans. Hughes appreciates Spirit's concern and suggests Spirit to be there for Maka. Maka was close to losing Spirit back in the final battle on the moon until Spirit alongside his fellow DWMA allies was teleported to safety.
  • When Spirit heard rumours from the House of Love, that both Maka and Soul are in a relationship this made Spirit shocked and went to confront Soul about it. Soul tried to clear up the misunderstanding as he said that he does not see Maka like that and that she is his precious friend. The conversation ends when Spirit warns Soul if he does anything to harm Maka such as making her cry than he would have to answer to him.
  • Another father in the pantheon Spirit had met would be Joseph Joestar. Joseph is a powerful hamon user so he would be considered a vampire hunter since he channels powers from the sun and he also has a stand some sort of spiritual power. Joseph is a married man and he has two children each by a different mother.
    • At first Spirit wanted to scold Joseph for cheating on his wife but than he realized that he is not any different since part of the reason why Spirit and his wife are divorced was because Spirit once had an affair in the past. It was because of Joseph's affair with a Japanese woman that he unknowingly had an illegitimate son whose name is Josuke Higashikata. So Spirit told Joseph that what happened in the past can't be changed but all they can do is move forward. Joseph's relationship with his son Josuke has been improving and that Josuke has shown he respects his father.
  • When Spirit was asked about Maka's heritage having both meister and weapon ancestry, Spirit was concerned about what his weapon genes could Maka potentially inherit and if she might be in danger because of what she is. Spirit had discovered that in an alternate timeline that during a battle with Asura, Maka was standing up against him by herself due to all her friends including Soul being knocked unconscious being unable to help her. Spirit was informed that in this alternate reality Maka had awakened parts of her weapon genes but she could only unleash it while she is unconscious not when she is awake.
    • Spirit learning about this, made him worried about his daughter on how she could potentially have access to this power being able to sprout blades from her body and so far Maka seems to be unaware of this ability. Later on, Spirit may be planning to one day tell Maka about her weapon blood on how it may affect her in the near future.
  • Like most of the Soul Eater deities, Spirit was annoyed with Excalibur to the point he would make the same face the others make when seeing Excalibur. He thinks it is a miracle that King Arthur was able to wield Excalibur without being bothered by the weapon's antics.
  • Spirit is glad to be able to be reunited with Maka and her friends in the pantheon and being able to see Lord Death again ever since his passing.

    Tenzin 
Tenzin, God of Desiring Approval From His Father (Councilman, Master Tenzin, Implied Kataang)
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: His Airbending Tattoos
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Son of Aang and Katara, Airbending Master, father of four children, mentor to Korra, bald as customary of Air Nomad tradition, youngest of his siblings and the most responsible, Youngest Child Wins, unlike his father in personality but is his favorite, Parents as People, Martial Pacifist, The Stoic (for the most part), feeling the burdens of reasonability, Reasonable Authority Figure
  • Domains: Approval, Air, Family
  • Heralds: Pema (his wife), Jinora, Ikki, Meelo, Rohan (His children)
  • Allies: Aang, Katara, Korra, Lin Beifong, Asami Sato, Mako, Bolin, Sokka, Toph Beifong, Zuko, Hector and Lilina, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda
  • Enemies: Amon, Zaheer, Azula, Al'Akir, Gendo Ikari
  • Pities: Shinji Ikari
  • Tenzin was the youngest son of Avatar Aang and the only one to be born with airbending. Because he was part of Aang's legacy as one of the few Airbenders remaining in the world (up until Harmonic Convergence), he had the need of living up to his expectation, even when he has been dead for many years. Though, while venturing through the Fog of Lost Souls in order to save his eldest daughter, Jinora (and his siblings Bumi and Kya), a vision of his father taught him that he must live as himself and got over this insecurity.
  • He was extremely sentimental of reuniting with his father again, considering that he only saw a vision of him once. However, the family reunion gets really awkward when it is obvious that Aang and his mother Katara are clearly at their youths in the Hundred Year War, so it was a bit embarrassing for Tenzin. Also, he reunite with Uncle Sokka who he hasn't talk about him a lot.
    • Aang was very proud of Tenzin as a son, an Airbending Master, and a mentor to his reincarnation, Korra. The fact that he has a family with four airbending children, as well as being the leader of the new nation of airbenders, he was very satisfied to see that his heritage live strong in the future. Such inspiring words made Tenzin feel proud of his accomplishments as his son and leader.
  • He was glad to reunite with Korra as well and was very proud to see Korra to do things on her own.
  • Tenzin may have preach for peace as shown in Air Nomad traditions, he will certain fight, especially if his family is threatened as seen with his fight against Amon and Zaheer who threatened his Airbending family.
  • As with the case of Zaheer, he truly despise those that would desecrate his sacred tradition of airbending. He wouldn't even concede to Al'Akir the Windlord, viewing him as a perversion as he tried to bring forth the Old Gods and cause the end of the world.
  • He doesn't want to bring up his failed relationship with Lin, as it was clear that it wasn't able to work as Lin wasn't interested in having a large family. He has moved on as he is married and has four children, but he gets annoyed whenever people bring it up.
  • He often is seen with the House of Leadership as he was a former councilman of the United Republic, an Airbending master, and the leader of the newly founded Air Nation.
  • With several deities having the power to control the winds, he hoped that some of them may join as members of the Air Nation. His persuasion to volunteers is... not very convincing.
  • He was once a High Priest to both Hector and Lilina as he is completely different from his father Aang. He is very friendly with Hector in terms of his relationship with his daughter, in which he sees it like his own relationship with Jinora.
  • Tenzin normally doesn't enjoy sports, notably in comparison to pro-bending. He only bends his contempt when he found that pro-bending has a positive effect on Korra's airbending training. Although he is not sure if he would allow her to play Blitzball as it has nothing to do with any training and he is concerned that she might "cheat" with her waterbending. Not that it stop him from cheering her enthusiastically in her performance, as much as he doesn't want to admit it.
  • He pities Shinji Ikari as he wanted to please his father despite all of the emotional abuse he inflicted on him. He tries to console the boy that sometimes the need of living to one's expectation can go too far and letting it go could lead to growth, especially if it was an abusive father like him.
  • He earned the respect of Obi-Wan and Yoda because of his mentorship and mastery and the fact that he, his children, and many non-benders who became airbender after Harmonic Convergence were among the new generation of airbenders after a massive genocide in the Hundred Year War, comparing them to how the Jedi have endured many bouts of genocide and rebirth through history.
  • Though a good man, he could be very prideful about denying his ineptitude in certain situations, like his inability to freely enter the Spirit World in contrast to Jinora.
  • Can also be found in the House of Personality.

Lesser Gods

    Jagi 
Jagi, God of Black Sheep (Twisted Butcher of Hokuto)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: His mask
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: The Brute, Ax-Crazy, Combat Pragmatist, Facial Horror, Out of Focus, Small Role, Big Impact
  • Domains: Revenge, Resentment
  • Allies: Immortan Joe, Tai Lung, J. Geil, Frost, John Kreese
  • Enemies: Kenshiro, Max Rockatansky, Jean-Pierre Polnareff, Johnny Lawrence
  • Commonality Connection with: Shego
  • Not so different from: SCP-096
  • Hokuto Shinken is a powerful form of martial arts that has existed for many years and can only be learned by those worthy of its abilities. Those who have mastered it include Kenshiro (who has inherited its skills proper), the messainic-like Toki, and the highly determined and driven Raoh. There is another member of the Hokuto Shinken school, but that member is so unlike the others that it's a wonder that he even knows about Hokuto Shinken. That man is Jagi, who was so enraged with Kenshiro being the successor to Hokuto Shinken that he challenged him to a fight and ended up having to wear a mask to cover his hideous face as a result of losing to Kenshiro. Jagi has since sought to tarnish Kenshiro’s name by any means necessary and his sadistic, psychopathic behavior is a stark contrast to how the rest of Hokuto Shinken’s practitioners normally are.
  • In a ruined town somewhere in the Pantheon, a scarred masked thug riding a motorcycle showed up and began threatening the people there, demanding them to say his name. Many of the denizens present were terrified and didn’t know who this man was, but someone confusedly said “Kenshiro” given the scars on that man’s body. The people started muttering to themselves that the Kenshiro they know wasn’t anywhere near close to this masked goon. Jagi’s patience (or rather, what’s left of it) ran out and started attacking everyone. He then learned from a nervous patron that Jagi was in the Pantheon, something that left him intrigued, especially seeing that this was a perfect opportunity to finally get back at Kenshiro for everything he’s done to him. Jagi then drove off to continue his rampage, leaving behind several bodies and some traumatized survivors, all to spite Kenshiro.
  • Jagi is but one of a number of post-apocalyptic maniacs looking to impose their power and make innocents suffer. He learned about Immortan Joe, another ruthless individual that wanted to conquer a wasteland and approached him directly, hoping to gain something from that meeting. Joe and Jagi exchanged information about their respective enemies, with Joe already having a notable hatred of Kenshiro being a good thing for Jagi. Jagi learned about Joe’s own enemy, Max Rockatansky (the latter of whom saw Jagi as just another thug waiting to be torn down) and Jagi was willing to target him if Joe allows it. Joe has his own ambitions of taking over a wasteland with Joe promising that Jagi would be more of an independent force connected to him to instill terror on others, but they still remain good-enough friends for them to keep interacting with each other intermittently.
  • Tai Lung was someone who Jagi saw quite a bit of himself in given how they’re skilled at martial arts, but shunned by their masters and driven to a jealous rage. The main difference here is that Jagi was never a stable man to begin with and Tai Lung started off as someone with promise before turning evil. Jagi told Tai Lung that if he couldn’t get what he wanted initially, then there would be something much greater, with that something being Hokuto Shinken. Tai Lung was rather curious about this Hokuto Shinken style and it was clear that Tai Lung having access to that (and Nanto Seiken) was a highly troubling possibility. While Tai Lung hasn’t gotten close to knowing the true capabilities of Hokuto Shinken, he does see Jagi as a kindred spirit that can help him get closer to fulfilling his personal revenge over being denied martial arts greatness.
  • At Tai Lung’s recommendation, Jagi got to meet another martial artist who was scorned by their former master and grew jealous as a result of it. That entity was Frost, who was formerly trained under Sub-Zero and attempted to take over his position, but failed to do so. Frost was quickly able to understand why Tai Lung wanted her to meet another martial artist that sought revenge because their former masters believed they fell short of potential. Jagi was rather curious about those Mortal Kombat tournaments Frost participates in given their brutality, but Frost simply told him to be more focused on revenge than anything else. The three in general make for a deadly team, with Jagi providing some dirty tricks for an opponent of Tai Lung and Frost if the latter two are struggling.
  • Jagi’s love of fighting dirty, combined with being merciless overall, has earned him the approval of John Kreese. At one point, Kreese complimented Jagi on his fighting skills, but remarked that there could be some improvements there. Jagi was then told of Cobra Kai, a martial arts school headed by Kreese that would train its students into becoming ruthless fighting machines. Jagi responded by talking about Hokuto Shinken, a martial art that was much deadlier than anything that Kreese could come up with. While Kreese does understand what Jagi was talking about in terms of strength, he pointed out that it’ll take more than that to truly defeat opponents, no matter how powerful they are. Also, if you want to fight dirty, you still can't just use something so obvious like a shotgun in a karate tournament. Jagi ultimately decided to learn about some of Kreese’s tricks, much to the approval of the latter, having found a dangerous disciple willing to learn what’s in store for Cobra Kai.
    • The news of Kreese taking in another individual to learn about the techniques of Cobra Kai didn’t sit well with Johnny Lawrence. After learning just how deranged Jagi is and how far he’ll go in making others suffer, his concerns turned to outright hatred. Johnny has been trying to make amends for his past actions and to learn about someone going on a murderous rampage over not being accepted to learn a type of martial arts (and a dangerous one at that) on top of being an unfair fighter was something Johnny couldn’t forget. If anything, seeing Jagi and his actions made Johnny worried that he could have been far more destructive had he not changed for the better.
  • Even if he was in an adoptive family and not a traditional one, the fact remains that Jagi is very different from the rest of the Hokuto Shinken practitioners for the worse. Shego is another deity who was drastically different from her family in a negative way, being a villainess as opposed to her family being heroes. In addition to that and abandoning their families over not liking them, both Jagi and Shego have a strong connection with their respective arch-enemies and are willing to take them down no matter what. Jagi certainly found Shego to be attractive much to her irritation and tried to get her to work with him. She turned his offer down, finding him to be rather frustrating and even if she’s interested in fighting anyone that opposes her, she opted to keep working with Dr. Drakken in dealing with those personal matters instead even if the latter is a bit of a screw-up. That hasn’t stopped Jagi from trying to get her on his side, something that Drakken finds unsettling after Shego told him about it.
  • Jean-Pierre Polnareff has a pronounced hatred towards Jagi for not only bearing some resemblance to his Stand Shining Chariot, but for being a completely depraved individual that relishes in making others suffer much like J. Geil. Not helping matters is that Jagi had already met J. Geil and the latter agreed to join Jagi in terrorizing others for fun. Polnareff made it clear that he wasn’t going to let this stand and has vowed to take the both of them down. J. Geil told Jagi about how Polnareff fights and since he can’t take on a Stand user directly, Jagi has looked for other ways to defeat Polnareff with J. Geil’s help.
  • One thing that Jagi hates just as much as Kenshiro is someone seeing his face whenever he isn’t wearing his mask. He will kill anyone, even his own mooks, if they bear witness to him in such a state. The whole thing of killing someone because they saw a face came to mind SCP-096, an entity that doesn’t want anyone to see his face and will go on a murderous rampage if someone is unlucky enough to see his face. Given his tendency to use dirty tricks in combat, Jagi has seriously considered using SCP-096 as a tool to try and kill Kenshiro via tricking the latter into going in a room where that SCP is in, but given how ill-advised it is to even try and look at that SCP in general, the plan went nowhere fast. It hasn’t prevented Jagi from being amused that there’s someone else who will resort to murder over someone seeing an ugly face of theirs.
  • He was the one who was responsible for causing Shin to turn against Kenshiro, much to the latter’s fury. Shin hasn’t really interacted with Jagi since then, but Jagi has since turned to other unstable martial artists to corrupt, hoping to get a similar result that he did with Shin. Given that the Pantheon is nowhere near as devastated as the world Jagi had come from, combined with the fact that some of the martial artists he tried to corrupt such as Adon didn’t like his presence and preferred things be handled their own way, Jagi hasn’t been successful in trying to make the next Shin. Of course, Jagi does remain convinced that there will be someone he can easily corrupt into turning against those they cared about.

    Lars Alexandersson 
"There's nowhere to run. Give up!"

Lars Alexandersson, God of White Sheep (Traitorous Fist, Alpha Leader, Lars Tanahashi)

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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: The Tekken Force Emblem
  • Theme Songs: VREDE, Tunnel Disaster, Love & Energy in his Tanahashi attire
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: White Sheep, Rebel Leader, Action Hero, Wearing Red Most of the Time, Mishima Hair, Bishōnen, Swift Silence, Badass Cape, Being Heihachi's Illegitimate Son, Being a Half-Swedish, Half-Japanese, Averting Fate
  • Domains: Family, Combat, Rebellion, Leadership
  • Herald: Jinpachi Mishima (his grandfather)
  • Followers: Meloni Thawne, Barbara Gilione, Artemis Crock
  • Allies:
  • On good terms with: Sasuke Uchiha
  • Mixed Relationship: Nina Williams (sometimes friend, sometimes enemy)
  • Enemies: Kazuya Mishima (his half-brother), Heihachi Mishima (his father), Bryan Fury, Charles zi Britannia, Relius Clover, Manfred von Karma, Ragyo Kiryuin
  • Respected by: Jun Kazama
  • Opposed by: AJ Styles
  • Conflicted by: Asuka Kazama, Eddy Gordo and Christie Monteiro
  • The leader of a rebellious Tekken Force unit, Lars's goal is to put an end to the war of the Mishima Zaibatsu and the G Corporation. While finding Alisa in a lab, he was caught in an explosion that got him amnesia. Along the way, he met his old friend Tougou, and while recovering his memories, he remembered that he is Heihachi's illegitimate son. After Jin Kazama appeared and rebooted Alisa, causing her to attack Lars and force him to flee, Raven offered help in his quest to destroy Jin. It is through their journey that they found out about Jin's true intentions. After that, he and Raven took Alisa to Lee Chaolan to revive her. After forbidding his farewell to Raven, he eventually found Jin in the desert and brought him to the Violet Systems lab. It wasn't until they were attacked by the Tekken Force and Nina Williams that he and the others were forced to flee, which was Lee's plan to decrease the chances of his army of pursuing them and Jin. Upon seeing Kazuya killing Heihachi, he and the others realized that Jin is the only one that can kill Kazuya and end the war between the Mishima Zaibatsu and the G Corporation once and for all.
  • Ling Xiaoyu was initially conflicted about because she knew of Lars' intentions to put an end to the Mishima wars and Lars' opposition to Jin during the sixth King of Iron Fist tournament. Hearing that he's come to the resolution of wanting to help Jin caused her to reconsider her opinion about him. As Lars doesn't want to cause more problems between themselves, he decided that staying away from her is the best option.
  • Like with Alisa, while Jun doesn't plan on meeting Lars, she respects him for not only wanting to keep his half-nephew Jin safe, but for also being one of the only known Mishimas out there alive that truly isn't a screwed-up human being. It also helps that they are said to be similar in personality. She hopes that he will be safe in his joueney with his companions and if they ever met, she wanted to thank him for being a Mishima that actually gives Jin a chance.
  • At one point, he travelled to the Narutoverse with a costume designed by Naruto's superior, Masashi Kishimoto. He respects Naruto for being a determined, kindhearted hero for stopping countless wars from happening, because while he learned about Jin's true intentions and at least wanted to make up from them, Kazuya still hasn't stop his horrible actions from happening and at least caused world destruction. He congratulated him for marrying Hinata, becoming the Hokage, and having two children, although he thinks he needs better parenting skills, but he nontheless still gets along with him. He doesn't respect Sasuke from betraying Naruto and his friends and how he wanted to destroyed Konoha a long time ago, although he is happy to see he is now on the side of good and at least makes an effort of becoming a good father of Sarada after disappearing from her life all these years, unlike his biological father, Heihachi, who simply doesn't give a shit about him.
  • Traveled along with Alisa in the quest to retrieve Pandora's Box. During their journey, while Alisa was running out of batteries, they encountered Sakura Kasugano and Blanka, who was charged with electricty at that time, and Lars came to believe that he could repower Alisa, leading to a fight. When they encountered Pandora's Box, Alisa detached her head to explode it, which also successfully combusted the box.
  • He and James Raynor have respect for each other because they are both rebellious leaders who fought corrupted companies (two of them in the case of Lars). He empathizes with him losing loved ones as he technically losed Tougou in the war (even if Tougou actually got revived). Although he feels conflicted about Lars wanting to keep Jin out of harm's way, he is still friends with him because he is at least a good person who wanted to stop his half-brother from probably committing world destruction and gives him advice at the incoming 8th King of Iron Fist Tournament in case if it will ever happen.
    • While strolling around the Pantheon, he met Lelouch, leader of the Black Knights, a rebellious Japanese team who wanted to go against the Britannian Empire to take back their country. He thinks some of their situations are similar, such as the fact they are rebel leaders, both of them got amnesia, and they have horrible fathers (which also got Lars to become enemies with Charles zi Britannia), while Lars also sees some of Jin in Lelouch, as they became horrible people in the eyes of the public as well as got themselves killed, but in reality, they did it for the greater good. He also got Lelouch's support probably because of those same reasons.
  • Considering what kind of fathers Heihachi and Kazuya are, he hates those that are similar to them. This is the case with Ghetsis, who lied and manipulated his adoptive son into believing that human have no sympathy for Pokémon, all the while he himself wanted to have them all under his own captivity; Relius, who sees humans as nothing more than guinea pigs and experimented on his own daughter and wife; and Manfred, who falsely taught his daughter and adoptive son that perfection is everything and lied to the latter to conceal that he is the murderer of his biological father.
  • Knowing how it was like to have horrible parents, he shares a mutual sympathy with Ryuko Matoi and Satsuki Kiryuin. He was horrified to learn what happened to the latter and also to Ryuko later on when she was with her mother, and hated Satsuki's mother's plans for enslaving the human race. He understood Ryuko's thrist for vengeance for having her father killed. He is glad to see that they got along like true sisters. Ryuko and Satsuki are also impressed with him betraying the Mishima Zaibatsu and leading a rebel unit within the Tekken Force to stop a war. Even though he's started to get along with Jin, they understood Lars's decisions, knowing what it was like to become friends with an enemy who has hidden intentions and wanted to see that he and his companions will beat Kazuya.
  • Suprisingly, he is friends with Noctis. One time, he asked for Noctis for help as he couldn't find a way to defeat his enemies. Eventually after that, they started fishing at the Jungle Outpost. Seeing that Noctis has ascended, the two shared a hug and promised another fishing trip as the latter wanted to introduce him to his other friends from his world.
    • As of right now, the only friend of Noctis that got ascended is Ignis. He is impressed with his cooking skills, especially given he's able to do it while being blind. Ignis gained much more respect from Noctis when it is revealed that in an alternate timeline, he knew about Noctis's fate as a sacrifice to save from Eos and was able to avert his death by sacrificing everything just to save his friend. He wanted to eat more of his food considering he started getting hungry after a certain dream.
  • The seventh King of Iron Fist tournament was sponsored in part by New Japan Pro-Wrestling, with all contestants given choices of shirts to wear between Bullet Club, CHAOS, and the NJPW Lion Mark. Lars was a standout amongst the Lion Mark supporters as he came to learn moves from Hiroshi Tanahashi, and was even granted his own versions of Tanahashi's wrestling gear to represent The Ace in the Tekken universe. Naturally, AJ Styles and his friends in The Club are not big fans of Lars.
  • "We have an injured. Send a medic."
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    Nohrian Royal Siblings 
Xander, Camilla, Leo and Elise, Deities of Family Loyalty (Xander: Marx, Marks, Crown Prince of Nohr, Paragon Knight, Sexy Nii-san; Camilla: Bewitching Beauty, Titties Nee-chan, Cowmilla, The Divine Mother; Leo: Leon, Sorcerous Prince, Book Bro, Tomato Bro, Blond Marth, Blarth; Elise: Budding Flower, Cinnamon Rolls, Breadsticks)
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From top clockwise:Xander, Leo, Elise and Camilla
  • Lesser Deities
  • Symbol: The crest of Nohr
  • Theme Songs: Pray to the Dark (normal), You of the Dark (battle)
  • Alignment:
  • Portfolio:
  • Domains: Family, War, Combat, Loyalty
  • Heralds: Their retainers (Laslow/Inigo, Peri (Xander), Selena/Severa, Beruka (Camilla), Niles (Leo), Effie (Elise)), Siegbert (Xander's son)
  • Allies: Corrin, Forrest (Leo's son), Arthur (Elise's retainer), Azura, Soleil, Owain (Leo's retainer as Odin), Marth, Chrom, Lucina, Ike, Yasuo, Litchi Faye-Ling, the whole Anti-Villains House
  • Rivals: The Hoshidan Royal Siblings (Allies as of Revelation)
  • Enemies: Anankos, Grima, evil Gods of the House Royalty, all Abusive Parents
  • Corrin felt alone not having their family here, even with the friends they've made. Hearing of this plight, their friends have petitioned to ascend Corrin's family. However, given that s/he has two of them, it was decided that both the Royal Siblings of Hoshido and Nohr be ascended.
    • As for the Nohrians' title for their ascension, it was decided that it be Thicker Than Water, due to how highly they value family loyalty. They all came from different mothers (their father King Garon having had a lot of concubines, with Xander being the only one whose mother was the Queen), and it was hell in the Decadent Court of Doom as the wives conspired against one another, resulting in a lot of bloodshed and resentment. By the time the dust settled, the four were the only survivors and they became closer than ever as a result, having hated the dreadful conditions of the infighting.
    • During their ascension ceremony, it was a surprise to them that the Hoshidan Royal Siblings were there, too. Having already been updated on how things work here, Xander and the others weren't sure as to which timeline these Hoshidans were from. Turns out they're from the same Revelation timeline just like them, where they, despite initially both opposing Corrin for their initial indecisiveness, eventually came to unite under their mutual sibling, defeat Anankos, the ultimate orchestrator of the war between their nations, and ushered peace. Verdict: there was no need to fight them given how different the situation is in the Pantheon, and Corrin would certainly intervene, not wanting to see them fight. Especially since they can potentially support with another in the Revelation path and understand each other further.
  • Applies to the family as a whole or two or three of its members:
    • They detest the dragon Deathwing due to how similar he is to the Silent Dragon Anankos, who corrupted their father (well, more like possessed his dead body and pretended to be him) and plotted to destroy their country.
    • And coming from a family that was so screwed up, they also hate those who are terrible parents (especially mothers) or siblings (and even more to those who revel in it). Camilla's mother was abusive, Leo's only used him as a political tool, and Elise's had no love for her, even only calling for Garon on her deathbed.
    • On one hand, they respect Hanzo Shimada for putting family duty first and for his honor-bound ways. On the other hand, they were also horrified that he struck down his younger brother Genji because he was ordered to (and because he was too lazy to carry on their family business). True, he does regret it after that, but still.
  • Exclusive to Xander:
    • After Gilgamesh's attempt to claim Ryoma's Raijinto failed, he set his sights on Xander's Siegfried (though he's willing to try again on the Hoshidan at a later date). While he can be assured that it won't be used as a glorified whisker shaver, that's barely any comfort for Xander.
    • While many would think that Xander might need a little judgment adjustment thanks to his strong loyalty to Garon, it's instead only used as a way to strengthen his claim of the throne. As much as Garon was a bitter, horrible king, he was still their family, and used to be a good father, too. That slime masquerading as him, possessing the king's body shortly after the whole concubine infighting business, was NOT.
    • There are a few comparisons that are made between his past and that of Hercules (at least the Disney universe one): both used to be pretty unremarkable before a lot of training brought them to become the aces they are today.
    • Xander's black attire and cavalry skills also attracted the attention of Marth, who gets reminded of a fellow Black Knight he knew at home: Camus, leader of Grust's Sable Knights, whom Marth was forced to take down, unable to convince him to join like he did Lorenz, who had the same loyalties for Grust but was more willing to defect after seeing its atrocities.
    • He's also known for being super serious. If he attempts to crack a joke... many think that pigs are probably flying in the sky at that point. This is another thing he and Ryoma share, actually.
    • Much like several gods, Xander believes that justice is an illusion, and is not fond of those who see things in black and white... it's like missing the whole picture. He respects those who fight for good and their justice, but he'll show disgust to those who fail/refuse to understand or comprehend moral ambiguity. This is also how he became friends with the wandering swordsman Yasuo in spite of his Hoshidan-esque outlook: He agreed that 'justice' was merely a 'pretty word' when overused.
    • A lot of deities seem to notice that in his off time, Xander likes to hang around with one of Nohr's non-retainer fighters, Charlotte. She happens to be a Gold Digger and is also a very strong candidate for the role of Xander's wife. Xander's reasons for this are that she's a skilled fighter and they make a good battle pair, but it didn't stop people from coining the pair as "Xander and his Gold Digger".
    • He managed to make some bond with Sigurd, both being knights and heir of their land. Sigurd sometimes compares him to a friend of his, Eldigan, when his loyalty was tested over friendship like Xander's loyalty was affected by Corrin's choice. The two often toast a wine in this interesting friendship.
    • No, his judgment isn't that bad: his deference to Garon is just a result of family obligation and he does turn on him after either seeing him as a slime monster or when he ordered him and Leo to destroy Nohr (in addition to Hoshido).
    • Whenever he gives a public speech, he pretends that the audience is either bunnies/carrots. A nasty encounter with the Killer Rabbit of Caerbannog left him uncharacteristically nervous for a few moments in the next one he had to make, because his method stopped workingnote . It took a few trips to Dr. Frasier Crane for him to recover and find a different method.
    • Values family above all else, more than his siblings, and is set off by those who would defect from families altogether as he initially thought Corrin did in the Revelation path than he would those who turn on their family to join another.
    • You won't catch him swimming. Whether it's because he can't to the point that he can't even doggy paddle (which contradicts what Leo's mentioned about him) or he can but simply finds it unpleasant/unenjoyable is something he's not about to tell.
    • While he obviously believes in a concept of right and wrong, Xander doesn't seem to think there is any such thing as a truly evil person; just evil acts and whether or not the person is forgivable. Of course, for those who have truly crossed the line, he still won't think of them as evil people; "merely" completely irredeemable.
  • Exclusive to Camilla:
    • For some reason, Camilla is very popular amongst the people. One can only wonder why. Though humorously, Pokémon Trainers seem to think that she's a Shiny Gourgeist turned human. Her response is just a giggle.
      • As for Gourgeist herself, she (both of them) has been warned to keep away. And the Pumpkin Pokémon only got the hint after getting enough attacks from Camilla's siblings (including Corrin), especially dark bolts from Xander's Siegfried, and she's weak to dark attacks.
    • Thanks to her massive boobs, Camilla actually was considered as a new member of the Poly Racks. She seems to be playfully considering it, thinking that probably it's better than court stuffs.
    • She seems to have interest in strong women, as they made up her retainers (Selena and Beruka), but that doesn't mean she has no interest in men. Though amongst the Poly Racks, Camilla seemed to take a slight interest in Litchi Faye-Ling, because of their similarly motherly attitude and the fact that they had to endure being an Anti-Villain. On the other side, Litchi takes interest in her too, mainly because she thinks that Camilla sounds like Carl Clover if he got Gender Flipped into a sexy lady. Camilla herself thinks Litchi is a candidate for one of those 'strong women' like her retainers, to the point where she even got Xander to back her up after hearing about her situation in the Morality Civil War, deeming her situation as a great misuse of honor and justice and deciding that she deserves protection.
    • Camilla is often used as a reason why Nohr is called "The Land of Sexy". After Garon (or that slime impersonating him) was finally dethroned and destroyed for good, she and her siblings joked about that kind of slogan being used. Camilla herself suggested that for the lulz.
    • There is a good reason for her possessiveness of Corrin, and it's not pleasant. One of the moments that spurned her on was how, when they were still little, she baked them a batch of cookies on one of her visits, only for several others to inadvertently eat them. The frustrated and upset Corrin's response — being only a child that was too young to understand how hurtful words can be, was isolated from the world in very unfair living conditions, and perhaps still fresh off their traumatic addition to the family — was to say "Thanks for nothing, my so-called sister". Having dealt with abuse and neglect from her mother — her only family back then — as a child, and being used as nothing but a mere tool for her machinations, Camilla was horrified at the idea that the Corrin might go through the same thing, swearing to them on the spot that she would always love them and never let them forget it. To this day, she never has.
    • After Owain had regaled about the tale of his (and two of his friends') time in Nohr to the other Ylissean deities as well as their battle against Grima (with several other companions) to the Fates deities, Camilla decided to invite over Cordelia for tea, hoping to get to know the mother of one of her retainers Selena (who's actually named Severa). Cordelia for her part wishes to know how Camilla treated her daughter while she was in Nohr. Although for some reason, Camilla knew and was amused whenever Cordelia's eyes narrowed and aimed to her boobs.
  • Exclusive to Leo:
    Leo: Damn it.
    • Many have thought that Leo's Brynhildr is actually the Death Note in disguise. Leo has vehemently denied it, and on research, he went to condemn its wielder, Light Yagami, as Leo has no high opinions on people with god complex delusions. Didn't help that they sound familiar.
    • Is also pleasantly surprised that he saw his retainer Odin in the Pantheon, though he went by his original name Owain. Leo has stated that one of these days, he's going to listen to Odin's side of his story (that is, his adventures at the Halidom of Ylisse). That encounter with Chrom wasn't enough.
      • And eventually Owain did; A few years before the war between Nohr and Hoshido began, Owain, Inigo, and Severa were asked by Anankos (or to be exact, the good part of him that was torn out by the original) to help find his child Corrin, obtain the five divine weapons (which turn out to be the Yato, Raijinto, Siegfried, Fujin Yumi, and Brynhildr), adnd return to Valla to defeat the monster he has become. Due to complications, they had been sent off to Nohr, where they eventually earned the trust of the royal siblings.
    • Is surprisingly well-toned for a magic-oriented fighter. Then again, he can also wield swords and his plate armor isn't just for show.
    • To his dismay, some people mistake him for a woman because of his feminine physical features. Guess that's where Forrest got his looks.
    • Having had to deal with the scheming Iago, Leo has dim views on illusion magic. He also doesn't like hostage-taking, unprovoked murder of innocents, the idea of family killing family for any reason.
    • He isn't actually that obsessed with tomatoes: it's just that he often uses Brynhildr to create ground for food to be grown, and that tomatoes were the best food to be grown using it.
      • He also uses his tome for ore gathering, though he's embarrassed at resorting to that.
    • After hearing of how Takumi's hatred for a Nohr-siding Corrin led to his possession by Anankos, Leo's grateful that he wasn't able to sink into hatred for a Hoshido-siding Corrin the same way, and that his love for them spared him from a similar possession.
    • Of the many things he's discovered in the Pantheon, one of the things that most interests him is the Metaverse and the Phantom Thieves of Hearts. He managed to find Ren and Ryuji, the latter he noted to sounding just like him, and inquired on what they do and the greater potential there is in doing... more with it. That said, he understands that the loss of Futaba's mother and Haru's father—as well as Goro Akechi's actions (and the bastardry of his father Masayoshi Shido)—as a result of mental shutdowns would sour the idea of using the Metaverse for covert assassinations, and so he respectfully backs away from the subject.
  • Exclusive to Elise:
    • As the childish one, Elise remains as the one who can indulge with "justice" fantasies, as shown with her having someone like Arthur as a retainer. She did get into a little misunderstanding with Tailtiu, who thinks that her son is serving Elise, but she straightened that little fact out. When the topic shifts into Tailtiu's depressing end of days, Elise surprisingly shows a mature side and becomes the one comforting her. She eventually heard Arthur's own ascension and was very happy. But when Tailtiu told her the incident about him nearly flooding her room due to crying harder than she did, Elise chuckled, saying that's so him, but in the end glad that he cheered her up, that's how Arthur is.
    • Finds a lot of similarities between herself and Lissa: energetic, younger sisters of royal family, serve as The Heart of their groups, and start off as healers. It can be a tad awkward though since Elise can potentially be Lissa's daughter-in-law if she marries Odin/Owain.
    • Those lavender parts in her hair aren't actually ribbons; they're dyed that way out of admiration for Camilla.
    • Elise is one of the big reasons why the siblings ascended. She HATES the concept of families fighting each other that she WILL throw herself into the line of fire just so they'd stop fighting. If that were to happen again, even Xander would lose himself… ESPECIALLY because at that time, he did that accidentally. And she was cross with Xander for that because not only did it NOT stop the fighting (Xander didn't even heed her dying words), Laslow, Peri, and several more Nohrians can potentially die if Corrin didn't finish it right after.
    • She still slips into habit of disguising as a simple 'lowborn' and selling flowers. At one point, she sold flowers along with Aerith, and they became fast friends due to Aerith's more friendly nature and the fact that they bond over getting tragically killed to serve as a major punch in the gut for their friends.

Demigods

    Richter 
Richter Berg, God of Obscuring Criminal Activity From One's Family (The Rat)
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Richter unmasked 
  • Demigod
  • Symbol: The Richter mask alongside a silenced Uzi.
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Hitman with a Heart, Anti-Villain, Forced into Evil, The Caretaker with an absent father, Nothing Personal, Spared by Jacket, Escaping a Prison Riot, Fleeing to Hawaii with his mother, Perishing from nuclear holocaust, Choosing not to fight it
  • Domains: Killing, Caretaking, Loners
  • Visited by: Richard
  • On Good Terms with: Gunvolt, The Matrons of Mercy and many of the House of Health and Diseases' Healers and Physicians, James Earl Cash, Jimmy (borders on Odd Friendship with the two)
  • Enemies: 50 Blessings, The Son and other Russian Mobsters such as Dimitri Rascalov, Lionel Starkweather, Nicky Cavella
  • Respected by: The House of Mothers
  • Opposed by/Opposes: The House of Law and Justice
  • Avoids: Cioccolata, Amanda Waller, The Warden
  • Herald: Rosa Berg, his mother
  • Among the masked assassins that went after the Russian Mafia, Richter is certainly one of the more stranger ones compared to the rest. Initially presented as an unpleasant asshole that filled in the role for Beard in Jacket's coma-induced dream, the reality couldn't be anymore different. While responsible for the murder of Jacket's girlfriend and putting him in a coma in the first place Richter only did so through being threatened after dismissing them as a prank. His car being torched and the not-so-subtle implications his sickly ill mother would be next said otherwise. He doesn't take pleasure in what he does, unlike his fellow assailants who either had a grudge against the Russians and/or some degree of a thrill for violence.
    • Following his arrest, Jacket would later come back for revenge though opted to just shake him down for information on what was going on. He'd later survive a massive Prison Riot and escape to Hawaii and once again trade information, this time in exchange for a plane ticket to have his mother join him. All seemed well... until news of assassination done on both the presidents of United States and Russia hit the scene. Another war would begin and Richter would meet his demise by nuclear blast. Despite the unfortunate circumstances he took the end quite well and was even comforted by Richard.
  • Formerly a follower of Gunvolt, he managed to get a title of his own through the kid assassins help and is genuinely thankful for being able to once again live out his days with his mother. Richter would be genuinely surprised that Jacket had also made his stay in the Pantheon though the latter doesn't see any use in going after him after sparing his life back at the precinct. Of course, being the Pantheon, he's note completely out of the woodwork yet. While it isn't as strong as the one he holds against rooster mask-wearing killer, The Son still holds a grudge against him for being one of the operators that hit the Mob hard and the news quickly spread among other such mobsters such as Dimitri Rascalov. Luckily for him, this only applies to those of The Mafiya — other gangsters and criminals have no reason to go after him and even so there are bigger threats to worry about.
    • As far as his Houses go, he's not too fond of having a place in the House of Other Criminals and has done everything in his power to disassociate with such a place. That being said, he finds the House of Family Dysfunctions to quite terrible too. Things there are far too rowdy he's always worried such frequent quarrels might disturb him and his mother.
  • Described as a jobless loner by Rosa Berg, presumably throughout his life, and is genuinely worried that she is holding him back. The fact that Richter is described as being like his father plus the only person around to take care of her is a quite telling his situation. Per her request he started to pick up a more honest life to support the both of them in the Pantheon though he still takes time to look after her, and can often be found picking up medicine within the Health and Diseases. As you can imagine he has a good relationship with the nicer doctors there who also take time to look after his mother's well-being. Because of this, he is both pitied and also respected by those throughout the House of Family and Relatives with special mention going to those in the House of Mothers.
    • If there's one doctor he does not wish to even have the pleasure of meeting it would be the man known only as Cioccolata. His depravity is seemingly without bounds as he dabbled in malpractice as commonly as he breathed. Before "working" in the medical field he also abused the elderly under the thin veil of looking after them either through drugs or gaslighting them into killing themselves. And that's just setting aside his life as a gangster with his attempted mass murder when tasked with dealing with a select group of traitors in the city of Rome. Richter avoids him whenever possible knowing that'd he most certainly die and on the chance he was around it would probably be no use in facing him considering how Green Day works. That's fine, however. A certain someone told Richter leaving the world isn't as scary as it sounds just before being atomized by nuclear fire, and the Pantheon says Death Is Cheap, anyways.
  • Despite holding little, if at all, similarities besides having an occupation that involved killing on top of being a bit of a loner Richter managed to be antiquated with the likes of James Earl Cash and Jimmy. For Cash perhaps its the fact that, despite being far from being a saint, he did genuinely care about his family and worked toward ensuring their safety even if it ended up being all for naught thanks to Lionel Starkweather going back on the deal made. Richter admits if anything happened to his mother even as did what the calls asked for anyways he probably wouldn't of reacted well either.
    • As for Jimmy it may be because they were both quite deep in facing down criminals, even if their reasons for doing so were quite different. Jimmy even offered to help Richter out with his problems regarding the Russian Mob considering his issues regarding all sorts of criminals to which Richter appreciates. Unbeknownst to both men they also share being betrayed by their employers as remaining loose ends as the people behind the phone line tried to have Richter killed through causing some chaos though the Rat ended up scurrying off with his life despite their efforts.
  • To this day he genuinely regrets killing Jacket's girlfriend, even figuring that he would of done him in for it during his Roaring Rampage of Revenge. He once attempted to apologize for it but he ended up doing do in front of Richard, who quickly clarified the mistake. It is for that reason he has a place in the Hall of Regret and Shame although you wouldn't often find him here.
  • Having not learned anything from an incident involving the Fans, Nicky Cavella got a bunch of his men to go take out his mother and film him desecrating his corpse to deal with Richter and to make a name for himself. Unfortunately for no-so-saintly Nick he and his goons ended up being jumped by Richter when he came out of hiding with his suppressed Uzi. While the rest of his men died, Nicholas managed to crawl out of the ambush alive. A shame, then, that he was found by Jimmy who proceeded to give the guy his just desserts.
  • Being complicit in 50 Blessings' killings hasn't really endeared him to the House of Justice. Given the circumstances, however, its not nearly to the same extent as with Jacket or other Hotline Miami protagonists for that matter. Few, if any, are also willing to hold his escape from prison against him considering he was nearly disposed of by Richter's former employers through not only a prison boss but also an entire Prison Riot through the guards mowing down everyone in their way and his fellow inmates after he disguises himself as a guard to ensure his escape. On his end he's generally neutral towards them though he does hold a bit of distaste towards Amanda Waller as she is known to recruit known criminals to do some dangerous missions. The same goes for an eccentric man known only as the Warden as whose prison is notorious for the amount of controlled chaos throughout.
  • "Good times never last."

    Samwell Tarly 
Samwell Tarly, God of Not Wanting to Fight Like His Father Wants (Samwell, Sam, Sam the Slayer, Black Sam, Ser Piggy)
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: A black crow in maester chains
  • Theme Song: Maester
  • Alignment: Lawful Good
  • Portfolio: Father, I Don't Want to Fight, Gets Treated Like Shit By His Father Because Of It, Threatened By His Father He'd Die By Hunting "Accident", Nice Guy, Lovable Coward (considered self a Dirty Coward), Nerds Are Virgins (initially), Band of Brothers, Fat Best Friend, Doesn't Like To Fight But Will Do So To Save His Friends, Nothing Like His Prick Of A Dad, The Smart Guy
  • Domains: Cowardice And Courage, Companionship, Compassion, Family Issues, Brotherhoods
  • Heralds: Gilly and her son Sam
  • Allies: Jon Snow (and his friends, mainly in the show), Aemon Targaryen, Samwise Gamgee, Frodo Baggins, Shoto Todoroki, J.R.R Tolkein, The Cowardly Lion, Neville Longbottom, Shinji Ikari, James Henry Trotter, Piglet, Alistair Theirin, The Grey Warden
  • Enemies: The Night King, The Child Abuse Supporters (Ozai most of all), Sauron, Ragyo Kiryuin, Relius Clover, Lord Djibril, Shinji Matou, Kaldr
  • Shadow Archetype: Guts (at least, that's how he sees it)
  • House Tarly is a house that believes A Real Man Is a Killer, and as such it was a massive disappointment to his father Randyll that his eldest son Samwell wasn't one. A soft and kind-hearted boy, Sam joined the Night's Watch after a threat by his dad that something fatal might happen if he doesn't leave or man up. Though he sees himself as a Dirty Coward and doesn't want to fight, he will do so when his friends are threatened. And he's a smart boy, an accomplished reader and one of the smartest rangers of the Night's Watch
  • Grew up with a buttload of physical and emotional abuse from Randyll. While his soft personality puts him at odds with Westeros's medieval values, the Trope Pantheon is much more understanding. They're also contemptuous of his father, who even outside his parenting skills is a massive Jerkass.
  • To nobody's surprise, Samwell hates the Child Abuse Supporters for promoting abusive parenting, terrible family relationships and other toxic dynamics. He hates Ozai most of all given how her forced his own agenda on his son Zuko and tried to kill him for speaking back, something Samwell has trouble finding the courage to do to his own father. Other abusive parents he loathes in Ragyo Kiryuin to taking it to a new level and being sexually abusive, much like Craster, and Relius Clover for being the horrid father. On the opposite end of the spectrum, he has earned the sympathy of the good fathers in the pantheon, due to how Randyll gave him the choice to either take the black or have an accident.
  • Because of his background, he can relate to Shinji Ikari a lot. They're both quite reluctant in fighting despite their father's assistance, but prove to have more courage in them than the Dirty Coward persona they put on themselves. That said, bad as Gendo Ikari is he is still less abusive than Randyll Tarly, and both are borderline saints to Craster. Sam is currently raising Craster's with his partner and the mother/Craster's daughter Gilly, proving to be a good parent and avoiding a cycle of abuse. Given their fathers, he can also relate to Shoto Todoroki.
  • Thought to be inspired by Samwise Gamgee, as they're the highly affable friends of the tougher protagonist(well, one of them in the case of ASIOAF). The lighthearted Samwise and Frodo were good company for Sam. Tolkein himself is fond of Sam, because of the comparisons, Sam's a Nice Guy, and Tolkein and Sam are studious lovers of the written word.
  • Sauron wasn't thrilled to hear that Samwell Tarly had ascended. While Samwell not liking such a force of evil is expected, Sauron's antipathy of Sam comes from the fact he reminds him a lot of the hobbits who bested him, and that's very much a sore spot for him. Samwell doesn't like Kaldr either, since being a powerful ice-spreading villain he's similar to the Night's King and the White Walkers Sam dealt with.
  • Earned the term "Sam the Slayer" when he was the first person in centuries to kill a White Walker, albeit out of desperation. Still, while terrified this and other occasions have shown his label as a coward isn't exactly true. His ability to overcome courage is something that the Cowardly Lion and Piglet respect, and the fact that he proves himself and grows as a character is something he and Neville Longbottom have in common.
  • By contrast he is disgusted with the malignant cowardice of Lord Djibril and Shinji Matou. Especially Matou, who's the dismissed and disrespected family member like Sam but never grew out of it. Sam was quick to chew Matou out for using his Butt-Monkey status as an excuse to abuse and be unpleasant towards the people around him, while never trying to rise above it or become a nicer person out of what happened to him.
  • As odd as it seems, Samwell believes that Guts is what he may have been like with the path not taken. When asked why, he stated that both him and Guts grew up with abusive hardened men who raised them to be hardened men. Both have trauma to deal with. But while Guts became a grizzled mercenary, Sam always stayed the sweet little boy he was. Sam's sympathies are with Guts even if he scares him, given as bad as Samwell's childhood was Guts' backstory and the Eclipse are worse.
  • Samwell also gets along with both Alistair Theirin and the Grey Warden. They're both good people, and they're both familiar to him. As an honorable Heroic Bastard who's a Hidden Backup Prince, Alistair reminds Sam a lot of Jon Snow. And the Grey Warden's organization is very similar to the Night's Watch, though retaining more honor.
  • Has worked his way up to Grand Maester. He's spending more time in the House of Knowledge with his new occupation. The House of Physicians were impressed by how he was able to perform an operation to remove Jorah Mormont's greyscale infection, and would like to teach him more medical knowledge.

Quasideities

    Miguel Rivera 
Miguel Rivera, God of Denouncing Family Traditions
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  • Quasideity
  • Symbol: His great-great grandfather's guitar
  • Theme Songs: Un Poco Loco and Proud Corazón
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Adorkable, Learned to play the guitar by watching old videos, Beauty Mark, Book Dumb, Calls out his family for preventing him for pursuing music, Child Prodigy, Kid Hero, Gadgeteer Genius, The Hero, Identical Grandson, Kid Hero, The odd one out of his family, The Runaway, Shared Family Quirks, A Tragedy of Impulsiveness
  • Domains: Music, Family, The Dead, Tradition, Dreams, Adventure
  • Herald: Dante (his dog)
  • Allies: Héctor, Manolo Sanchez, Maria Posada and Joaquin Mondragon Jr., La Muerte and Xibalba, Zorro, Speedy Gonzales, Amigo, Steven Universe, Greg Universe, Yusuke Kitagawa, Rey Misterio, King II, Sans and Papyrus, Jack Skellington
  • Enemies: Ernesto de la Cruz, Chakal, Evil god from Death and Postmortem and Undead and Phasmata
  • Conflicting Opinion: Seth Briars
  • Born in the Rivera family, famous for being shoemakers, Miguel grew up with dreams of being a musician but unfortunately due to a rather complicated past the Riveras have with music, he was forbidden to even listed or talk about music as his great-great grandmother Imelda had banned music and his grandmother Elena would keep that rule going. Miguel also began idolizing Ernesto de la Cruz and after having a fight with his family, he ran away thinking Ernesto was his missing great-great grandfather and went to his burial place on Dia de los Muertos, where Miguel would find out you don't steal from the dead without consequences and he was transported to the Land of the Dead where he met his deceased family members and witness first hand how the afterlife works. Considering the history of how he always defied the traditions of his family and that ultimately was the main cause of how he later was able to convince his family to warm up to music again and reuniting the whole family in the process, Miguel was handpicked by the Court of Gods to represent a particular title after a familiar face recommended him for it.
  • He was caught off guard by his ascension, thinking he accidentally fallen into the Land of the Dead again and he didn't know how. The fact that he reunited with Héctor was pretty bittersweet since he was really happy to see him again but have no clue how he came to the pantheon and Héctor later explained that the Pantheon wasn't the afterlife but another place entirely, so Miguel was in no danger of becoming a skeleton here and that seemed to relieve Miguel and he became excited to learn more about this place.
  • He tries to stay away from the House of Death and Postmortem because he doesn't want to repeat getting stuck in the afterlife and certainly doesn't want to mingle with skeletons again. That said, Miguel was visited by a few of Héctor's friends, namely Maria, Manolo and Joaquin, a trio who also went to a similar adventure as Miguel and even if they respect him for managing to unite his family, they also scolded him for being too rebellious and that he should listen to the people that care for his safety. Of the three he relates the most to Manolo, who also has dreams of becoming a musician and had that dream denied by his family too, so he encourages the young Miguel to keep playing music.
    • The trio also introduced Miguel to both La Muerte and Xibalba, who oversee the Land of the Dead in their universe and were mildly impressed that such a young boy managed to escape the afterlife and even save Héctor from his final death. That said, they too scolded Miguel but only because he stole from the dead (even if he ultimately stole from Ernesto de la Cruz, that was morally wrong anyway).
  • Miguel can often find himself performing in the House of Musicality, rehearsing some new songs after the newfound fame after he managed to uncover Ernesto's dirty laundry and given Héctor his well-deserved recognition. He also found himself becoming friends with Steven Universe for their shared love for music but also for being the one person in their family/group to unite the others for a common cause. Miguel often joins Steven and his father Greg to perform some songs in their spare time and Miguel has grown curious about Greg's former life as a rockstar.
    • He also ended up meeting Amigo, a fellow mexican deity whose always cheerfully dancing and performing with his Maracas. Miguel often joins him with his guitar and tries to sing along to whatever Amigo is doing at the moment.
  • A huge fan of classical hero films as he used to watch a lot of the films Ernesto de la Cruz in secret, although it became a bit of an Old Shame in hindsight. However, he came to respect Don Diego de la Vega for his crusade against the evil spaniards and while he was a bit surprised to learn he was a talking animal, Miguel is a huge fan of Speedy Gonzales which surprised almost nobody.
  • Yusuke Kitagawa from the Phantom Thieves related a lot to Miguel's story, mostly the part where they were dissapointed and deceived by someone they idolized. While Miguel has seemingly gotten over the whole ordeal and is at peace knowing his great-grandfather got the recognition he deserved, it seems Yusuke hasn't quite gotten over his master stealing his art.
  • Miguel is also a huge fan of wrestling and Lucha Libre, usually playing with her Abuelita Coco. He also caught a glimpse of El Santo while visiting Ernesto's palace and he later heard he was avaialable as the high priest of another deity. He later became a huge fan of both Rey Mysterio and King II for representing Lucha Libre and his home country.
  • Holds the distinction of being one of the few deities that has robbed from the dead, which is how he end up in the Land of the Dead in the first place. The fact that the other deity that has also robbed a grave is Seth Briars and a certified weirdo, Miguel is embarrassed that some deities compare his actions to what Seth does. The scoundrel pays little attention to Miguel but is interested in learning more about said land of the dead and if it houses secret treasures to steal.
  • One thing that creeps Miguel out is that he almost became an skeleton and so he tries his best to avoid ending up in the afterlife again by accident. He did learn some undead deities are actually good people but several others like Nekron or Nagash makes Miguel feel scared of the more evil undead deities.
    • But he is actually good friends with other skeletons besides Héctor. He often hangs out with both Sans and Papyrus and finds the siblings to be pretty funny and friendly to him even if they aren't actually human themselves apparently. He is also good friends with Jack Skellington, whose domain is somewhat related to the Land of the Dead and Miguel has expressed some interest in going to Halloween Town and meets its residents
  • Eventually his tale was learned by Chakal, a personal Arch-Enemy of Manolo, Maria and Joaquin and someone who is desperately looking for a way to gain immortality so he was curious to see if Miguel learn a couple secrets regarding the afterlife. Miguel found him far more scarier than Ernesto de la Cruz and tries his best to avoid him, often requesting Manolo and the others to protect him from Chakal.
  • Can also be found in Order and Chaos.

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