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    Settra the Imperishable 
Settra, The God Who United Kings (Settra the Imperishable, King of Nehekhara, Lord of the Earth, He who Holds the Sceptre, Ruler of the Four Horizons, Mighty Lion of the Infinite Desert, Great Hawk of the Heavens, Majestic Emperor of the Shifting Sands, and many, many more...)
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"There are great deeds that remain undone, enemies yet to conquer and raptures yet to rejoice in. So as it is written, so shall it be done. I, Settra, have proclaimed it - let none dare oppose my will."

Intermediate Gods

    Alarak 
Alarak, God of Authority Positions Determined By Power (Highlord of the Tal'darim, (formerly) Fourth and First Ascendant)
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  • Theme Song: Unity (shared with all the Protoss)
  • Intermediate God
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil, but switches into Chaotic Neutral after hearing the truth about Amon and his "promises".
  • Symbol: The Tal'darim Faction logo.
  • Portfolio: Popular among the characters in LoTV, Dares to fight anyone who opposes him, Brutal Honesty, Blood Knight, Frontline General, Opposite of Artanis, Might Makes Right, Noble Demon, Extremely arrogant and cocky, Villain Respect, Only knows Violence as a solution, Betrays Ma'lash after learning of Amon's true plans, Plans on killing Amon for his lies
  • Domains: War, Brutality, Battles, Retribution.
  • Allies: Really few. Considering his Fantastic Racism, the only allies he's got are the GUAC and the Itazura Griefers (notably Lambdadelta). Khorne could be considered since he's accepted by his standards.
  • Vitriolic Best Buds with: Artanis
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Jim Raynor, Nova Terra, Alexei Stukov, Sarah Kerrigan, Zargara, Tassadar and all other races in general (especially humans).
  • Worthy Opponent: Verod Rath
  • Rivals: Zeratul, Warboss Ghazghkull Mag Uruk Thraka, Megatron
  • Commonality Connection with: Discord, Thaal Sinestro
  • Interested in: Jack Ryan
  • Annoyed with: The Immortal God-Emperor of Mankind
  • Enemies: Anyone who are considered Abusive Precursors comes into mind, especially The Combine and Amon, Harbinger, the Anti-Spiral, The Old Gods
  • Known as a heretic in the world of the Protoss, Alarak would betray his brothers to worship Amon, a Xel'naga who told them that he was their creator from the start. This would lead to the creation of the Tal'darim, the "heretic" faction of the Protoss. For their kind, it has a Might Makes Right mentality, where the strongest are the leaders. He rose until he was tied as most powerful with Ma'lash. However, when he heard of Amon's true motives and the lies of promise he said, this lead him to resign and ally with Artanis, with the later time allowing him to retake the Tal'darim by killing Ma'lash and taking his position after the battle. This, along with his expertise in combat plus strategy, gave him a good position in the Pantheon.
  • His arrival on the Pantheon has made Artanis proud, with him claiming that with (most) of the Protoss leaders and representatives intact, the race can finally be preserved and in peace. Alarak then questioned how long would this "peace" be kept up. This made Artanis silent, with Alarak responding this:
    Alarak: So much for this peace anyway, back to fighting for us.
    • Ironically enough, he questions the existence of the Main House and the Pantheon as a whole, giving this message as his opinion on its servitude.
    Alarak: "The Pantheon. A conflux of time and space where characters and worlds come together. Sounds like an underwhelming crossover if you ask me. I mean, are you people even trying anymore?"
  • With his extremist views, he feels no sympathy for any race, as he sees his Tal'darim being the superior warriors of the galaxy and not just the Protoss in general. This is why he highly disregards humans in every way. Just ask Jim Raynor during their first meeting.
    • However, he has some "personal" meetings with Nova Terra seeing her as a valuable asset against a certain threat known as the Defenders of Man, even more so on his "experiment" on the so-called Terrazine element. So far, he's still patiently waiting for the next test of events.
      • In which he was dissapointed and angered; just as Nova arrested the leader of the coalition, Carolina Davis, he planned to destroy her and the Defenders of Man for good, only for her and Valerian engage immediately resulting in huge casualties for the Tal'darim. This has eliminated any good relations whatsoever with the Terran Dominion, for the time being.
    • Same goes to the Zerg, the race that he has been fighting for centuries. While Sarah may have switched into the side of good along with Zagara and Alexei, he still doesn't care. So long as one is a zerg, then he'll consider them at watch.
    • It has been discovered though that his "hatred" for Jim Raynor could be because of this incident. He has since been angry when mentioning this because a.) Raynor is an idiot and b.) His stupidity costed a mothership on his part.
  • His race is known for having huge fights against each other, that most people would think of such as completely immoral. One can argue that the Tal'darim are similar to the Orks (minus the unethical language and tech), with Alarak being compared to Warboss Ghazghkull among all people.
    Ghazghkull: Oy, ain't you a tough xeno now ar ya? Let's go for a fist fite, grot!
    • On the other hand, the Emperor has commented that him and his race are oddly similar to the Dark Eldar. This comment made him completely baffled considering that he compared a race filled with strong, fighting warriors to lustful, culturistic-driven xenos.
  • Apparently, his views on his other Protoss brethren are more or less negative, either too boring or underwhelming in his one eyes. For instance, he finds Tassadar's position as Saviour of the Templar to be pretty disappointing on his eyes. He sees his sacrifice to be pitiful, stating that real Protoss are supposed to fight and live another day, rather than being sacrificial lambs.
    Alarak: You know, I'm starting to wonder if your sacrifice introduced us to being suicidal Protoss.
    • On the other hand, Zeratul for him is nothing more than a word-reading templar since his opinions on the Templar nowadays are rather negative for that matter. His main concern for templars like him, attempting to bore him to death with words.
    Alarak: A Templar? I see. Perhaps you can talk our enemy to death.
  • If you haven't noticed it by now, he's a big dick. Almost all the time, he either berates anyone for even the tiniest of failures or constantly mocks the person who did the least amount of effort on the battle. Worse, once he loses and he retreats, he blames everyone for their loss.
    Alarak: I must leave, and I blame this failure upon you.
    • He's also a sadist by the way, for if one ally near him would perish, his sadism increases and gives him a battle boost. For this, plus the huge dick attitude of his, made him have less allies compared to his other Protoss bretheren.
    • This however landed him into the ranks of the Itazura Griefers, with special thanks to Lambdadelta who introduced and instated him into the group, serving as the new Itazura Black since Tohru Adachi's departure from the Pantheon (a ranking that would later be abolished anyway). She finds his his trollish attitude worth the invitation and would help in terms of new trolling sessions with the rest. That said, he is still the most unlikeable member of the entire roster, though his tactical experience & hardline mentality has made him out to serve well as part of the group's leadership.
    • On the other hand, this got him also recruited into the GUAC for his mighty philosophy with his race. Lucifer has taken consideration to make Alarak their commander for the Morningstar Battalion, as he sees his fighting prowess and strategical expereince to be worth the invite. But that suggestion got shot down after going closer to the cultures of the Tal'darim. Instead, he placed him on the Chaos Brigade, the place where his race are compatible with. He has accepted it but on one condition: he gets to challenge a whole bunch of his army for his amusement.
  • With his encounter with Amon, he has no tolerance to any Abusive Precursors around the Pantheon, regardless of their agendas. Among those on top of his list, the Combine is on the highest of his kill list. So far as to team up with Gordon Freeman, and by extension, the Vortiguants to extinguish the menance. However, if anything goes wrong, he's going to abandon both parties unless he gathers a backup plan. The only thing thats giving him his worries is Amon's inevitable ascension.
    • With his "meeting" with the Anti-Spiral, he has also pledged to kill the same entity, but not without help. After talking with Team Dai-Gurren, he's ready to extinguish another menance. The problem is exactly when can they strike him down.
    • Another entity (or entities for that matter) he met and vowed to destroy are the Old Gods. Seeing them as creatures to be almost far worse than Amon himself, he has also pledged his "alliance" with most of the inhabitants of Azeroth. Ironically though, most of them questioned Alarak's position as N'Zoth's Corruptor Herald. He's confused about this revelation and isn't proud if it.
    • In terms of similarities, this is why he and Sinestro get along very well. For instance, both were pawns of a powerful entity that they sought to kill, both have a Social Darwinist mindset and both employ fear into the hearts of their enemies. Said similarities also has the latter giving him a Yellow Lantern Ring as a gift, with pleasing results.
  • For some reason, he gets a weird feeling everytime he's around Discord. The wyrm also has a weird connection with him too. Maybe it has something to do with either their attitudes or their voices. Then theres also the fact that, one of his attacks is named "Discord Strike".
  • Just as he was searching for worthy opponents, he found one by the name of Verod Rath. Impressed by his fighting style, huge arsenal of swords and affinity with the red and black color, he finds him to be the true worthy opponent. He also likes the fact that both of them are Blood Knights.
    Alarak: Face me, Jennerit Warrior! Your presence enlightens my prowess.
    • He also got into a heavy fight with Megatron after hearing of his mindset being similar to his race's own. Sadly, it almost ended badly for him, since he didn't hurt the Decepticon that easily, and that he would have almost squashed him, if it was not for the intervention of his fellow Protoss bretheren.
    • Khorne has also approved his skills, and sees his presence to be worth the power of the Blood God. He has yet to reply due to his oddity to his "race".
  • Has been watching Jack Ryan just as he ascended. No one has an idea why he would observe him, but if anything said about the Terrazine is true, he might be seeking ADAM as an alternative to new power. Time will tell if he succeeds.
  • "I am Alarak, First Ascendant of the Tal'darim."

    Former Cipher Pol 9 
Former Cipher Pol 9Members, Deities of Weak Superiors With Skilled Subordinates (Cipher Pol No. 9, CP9, Ninth Justice | Spandam: Spanda | Lucci: Massacre Weapon, Pigeon Guy | Kaku: Mountain Wind | Fukuro: Fukurou, The Silent, Lover of Rumors)
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Clockwise: Kumadora, Blueno, Rob Lucci, Kalifa, Spandam, Fukuro, Jabra, Kaku
Zoan Lucci
Zoan Kaku
Zoan Jabra
  • Intermediate Gods (Lucci and Kaku are Greater Gods through Devil Fruit Awakening). Spandam is a Quasideity with an Intermediate God authority.
  • Symbol: Enies Lobby's Tower of Justice
  • Theme Song: The 3 Towers
  • Alignment: Lawful Evil with being Lawful Neutral on good days. Lucci has an attitude not dissimilar to Chaotic Evil. Members were True Neutral as fugitives. Spandam is truthfully Neutral Evil.
  • Portfolio: Animal-Motif Team, Arrogant Kung-Fu Guy, Badass Crew, Badass in a Nice Suit, Bunny-Ears Lawyer, Knight Templar, Quirky Miniboss Squad, Secret Police, Strong and Skilled
  • Domains: Strength, Secrecy, Martial Arts, Order
  • Heralds: Funkfreed, Hattori, Nero
  • Superiors: The Five Elders
  • Allies: Frieza, Ginyu Force, Agent Smith, Sibyl System, The Patriots, Big Brother, Goro Akechi, Bask Om, King Bradley, Lex Luthor
  • Rivals: Agent K and Agent J
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Prime Minister Honest (except for Spandam), Wild Hunt
  • Enemies:
  • Cipher Pol is the investigative department of the World Government, carefully looking into and dealing with threats towards the World Government. Of course, one could expect some skeletons in the closet regarding this department and its methodology. Cue Cipher Pol 9, a branch of Cipher Pol does not exist publicly due to what they specialize in: assassinations. Given the authority to completely kill whoever they see as a threat without hesitation, every combative member was trained since childhood a martial art style is known as Rokushiki—making every member aside from potentially their leader a powerhouse in their own right. They are feared by most people who do know of them, as a single reference to them is enough to scare a person to plead for their life. This generation of Cipher Pol 9 is notable for the dynamic they have which almost led to the destruction of the organization itself. The destruction of Enies Lobby alongside the failure of their greatest mission resulted in much of the members being blamed for it barring their leader who led the accusations in the first place. Those members ended up as fugitives for a bit, hunting down their former director until some members were scouted once again to join Cipher Pol 0, an even more superior branch of Cipher Pol that directly serves the wills of the Celestial Dragons. The Pantheon took note of their time as a group and even if they are not anymore, ascended them as if they were all still together and had the same dynamics then. Most are not pleased with this prospect but they were ordered to still take the position by the Five Elders themselves, something none can refuse.
    Spandam: Ah! This is like good ol' times... with me being a leader and such.
    Jabra: Except if you throw us under a bus again, I'll kick your ass!
    Spandam: Lucci! Punish this man for threatening a CP0 member!
    Lucci: I hereby grant that authority to Jabra and the rest of this group...
    Spandam: UWAAAAH!
    • The eight members are as follows by the Power Level system they chalked up during Enies Lobby: Spandam, Lucci, Kaku, Jabra, Blueno, Kumadori, Fukuro, and Kalifa.
    • Spandam was their director, formerly directing Cipher Pol 5 before reaching the Cipher Pol 9 director status his father once had. A notable aspect to Spandam is his complete incompetence compared to those he supposedly leads, bumbling at everything he does with the hopes to obtain extreme power himself even though that power is meant for the World Government.
    • Rob Lucci on the other hand has been declared to be the strongest member within Cipher Pol's history—showcasing extreme efficiency with accomplishing what he is assigned to do without reservation. Lucci has been infamous across the World Government for his skills and noted he could probably survive a Buster Call if he was in complete strength.
    • Kaku has been heralded as a second to Lucci in terms of power but still is far away from that status. He is polite and compassionate, yet will hold no sympathy when accomplishing his group's goals.
    • Jabra is third in power, something he hates about Lucci to the point of declaring himself as The Rival to the strongest member. Jabra could be seen doing his best to train himself to obtain that status of strength one day.
    • Blueno is rather stoic compared to the rest of the members, being incredibly blunt as well. His Devil Fruit abilities allow him to quickly escape and maneuver an environment freely.
    • Kumadori is incredibly bombastic and hammy for an assassin, though has a few tricks up the sleeves that do not make him a liability. His ability to control his body parts fluidly upon intense focus is impressive, even compared to the other members who have higher power than him.
    • Fukuro has an unsurprising amount of endurance, being able to tank many hits before he is taken down. He also likes gossiping a lot, giving unbiased opinions on things such as his team member's strength levels.
    • Kalifa is the only female member of this Cipher Pol 9 generation and can be quite easy to annoy. She also is listed as the weakest member of the group though that probably changed thanks to her gaining a Devil Fruit ability.
    • Other members not included are Hattori, the pet bird that Lucci keeps around on his shoulder, and Funkfreed, a sword that ate a Devil Fruit that allows it to turn into an elephant. There is also Nero who was newly recruited though was dropped into the ocean during a storm before he could be properly inducted to their ranks. Nobody misses him. Even though this group is eccentric, they are deadly when it comes down to it and nobody should underestimate any of them even if not all are as strong as Lucci.
  • Speaking of underestimating, looking down upon the Straw Hat pirates proved to be their downfall when their underestimation of their abilities caused three marks on their reputations. One was the escape of Nico Robin and Franky, whom they arrested and attempted to coerce. Two was the loss of the plans for Pluton, a superweapon that Spandam wanted to use to overthrow the World Government yet its blueprints only remain in the minds of Franky and Iceberg, students of the legendary shipwright Tom. The third was to reiterate, the destruction of Enies Lobby thanks to Spandam accidentally sending the message to do so. Even now, they all have great animosity for the Straw Hats for it. They would go after them like the Marines had but are too busy in their current duties to do so, especially now that the Straw Hats are tangoing with Emperors of the Sea and their crews. Lucci and Spandam did bump into them at Gran Tesora and Lucci was sent to fight alongside the Marines at the Pirate Festival for a very important treasure that relates to the One Piece. Either way, they are all itching for a rematch and are waiting for the perfect time to do so.
  • As Cipher Pol 0, they did not enjoy covering up Doflamingo's Dressrosa takeover. Not that is morally reprehensible for them—they do it all the time, but they were essentially blackmailed by the former Warlord to follow his whims as Doflamigo could spill a secret the Celestial Dragon want to keep under wrap from the rest of the world. It is generally unknown if Cipher Pol heads know what this "secret" entails but would like not to care either way. They have to serve their masters first and foremost, not even stopping to question if what they are doing is wrong or not. This applies to only the Cipher Pol 0 members, as the Cipher Pol 9 members who are not part of that group are kept out of such meetings much to their frustration. Although they are still family-like, a notable air of mistrust formed around the members now that secrets are being sent in and out.
  • The Five Elders told them to work with Prime Minister Honest a few times. Honest had promised the World Government access to his methodology of controlling people if he was allowed to bring some of those directly under them for missions if Wild Hunt was too risky to send out. Though the Five Elders did not want to essentially obey somebody else, the power Honest has is very much worth it and used the former CP9 members as the bargaining chip. The Five Elders could have used Marines instead but they cannot afford to frustrate them; CP9 is the more obedient, professional, and the safer option. With that said, the members feel offended they have to work for a fat bastard who has no principles aside from getting power and causing misery to others. Of course, Spandam gravitated towards Honest as he and Spandam share the same worldviews on getting up top. Spandam even secretly wanted to ditch the World Government for Honest if it was not for the fact Cipher Pol would have his head. For the other CP9 members, they hate working not only for Honest but with Wild Hunt as well due to how unprofessional they are and how much of a compromise they present. They would rather Rape, Pillage, and Burn than complete missions eloquently, something not dissimilar to pirates. Hell, they even have a pirate within their ranks! The only positive they could say about working with them CP9 coming to conflict with Night Raid who all served as a Worthy Opponent to them. Nigh Raid in turn treats CP9 as a danger not on par with Wild Hunt but somehow even worse. CP9 has displayed that they are not as powerful as Night Raid is, making up for their relatively weaker strength with skills and intelligence that are reserved for the most powerful of foes.
    Akame: They may not pack quite as hard of a punch as others, but I can safely say those at Cipher Pol are most similar to me when it comes to fulfilling their duties. That should already speak on how deadly they are.
  • Another threat that Cipher Pol 9 was sent against was the Phantom Thieves of Hearts. The Five Elders believe that their methods correlate to some kind of hypnotism that can affect the highest-ranking World Government members. CP9 followed the Phantom Thieves across the Pantheon, wondering if the teenagers posed such dire threats to government figures. As the Phantom Thieves have not been called to change the cognitions of the corrupt, they were all doing their usual business. Out of all strange information gathered, what Kaku and Kumadori can attest to was their leader could make some pretty incredible curry and coffee when asked—with the former having Kumadori put to tears over its delicious nature. The Five Elders still believe that the World Government is being targeted regardless and asked them to interrogate a member—even the innocuous cat if they have to. On deciding to pick who to interrogate, they found out the existence of Goro Akechi who publicly stated he spied as a member for the Phantom Thieves. CP9 proceeded to kidnap Goro and ask him how they do it, and Goro gave the explanation without hesitance but said that the methods they used are no obsolete considering the Metaverse was shut down. Akechi then took control of the situation, offering the World Government a deal if they let him go and not harass them. He would tell Cipher Pol if the Phantom Thieves are active again and even ring them on their methods before it all becomes obsolete again. They agreed and let Akechi go, waiting for his report on if the Phantom Thieves will be active again...
  • Their job would go a lot faster if Agents K and J would give them the technology to wipe people's memories away and replace those memories with narratives the World Government constructs. That is the precise reason why the Men and Black will not cooperate with any group as the neuralyzer is too powerful in the wrong hands using them. The heads of the World Government are already as corrupt as it is and giving neuralyzers to them may spell the enslavement of the entire world. CP9 has also been tasked to steal neuralyzers from the Men in Black as a result, with Cipher Pol almost inciting a war over this. CP9 has obtained a few already but not enough for Doctor Vegapunk to reverse-engineer safely yet.
  • Are interested in the procurement for nuclear weapons, something that Spandam would want to obtain for himself even if Lucci will dogpile him over it. They went to negotiate several deals for such weapons, and even brought the ever so infamous Metal Gears with them from Liquid Snake, someone Lucci is very much accustomed to. Then it all went to hell when Solid Snake and his fellow Philanthropy agents went to blow up the Metal Gears, causing them and CP9 (whom they detected with their Haki) to do battle. If that was not enough, Big Boss and his men rode in with the hopes to steal the Metal Gear for themselves—going into them and started attacking. CP9 retreated with Blueno's Devil Fruit power, knowing that the Metal Gears would be destroyed at the process. They were fortunate enough to leave with their buying money intact but Liquid on the other hand realized how much he was set back for expenses. Spandam was also depressed afterward, thinking it was a waste of weaponry.
    Spandam: Stupid activists with their stupid terrorism. Somebody should have a Buster Call on them...
  • Are associated with tyrannical figures as a result of their connections to the World Government. The Sibyl System, Big Brother, the Patriots. Though they do not regretfully work for them like Honest, CP9 was promised to use the resources those groups provided if they help "investigate" those they deem as threats. Even someone as politically powerful as Lex Luthor sought them for their efficiency on dealing with certain matters that would be best kept under wraps. Them trying to win favors eventually led them to Armstrong, who has been labeled as a high threat for his machinations against governments. However, when CP9 went to confront Armstrong—he was already prepared to take them on. Each member went after Armstrong but even they were not able to pierce his Haki-like nanomachines which made for a pretty quick battle. Blueno was the first to go, being blasted through a door he created across the room. Jabra went for the kill afterward but barely dented Armstrong before being pummeled to the cut. Kalifa made Armstrong slippery and had Kaku attack from above through his swords ended up broken. Both were easily kicked to the side afterward. Kumadori attempted to restrain Armstrong with his hair as Armstrong was still under Kalifa's powers but the hair ended up slipping off him and Kumadori was taken out by a punch immediately after. Fukuro and Lucci were the last to go with Lucci acknowledging he may not win this one. Fukuro did his best to shield Lucci from Armstrong's first attack but even he ended up getting beaten up after tanking a good four hits, to which then Lucci started rushing in once Fukuro went down. Lucci managed to pull a few scratches on Armstrong, something the senator admires but told Lucci that he still had ways to go until he could reach his leave. Gripping Lucci as the Devil Fruit effects wore off, Armstrong proceeded to beat Lucci within an inch of his life, not stopping even after Lucci reverted from his Zoan form. Armstrong then left them all bloodied on the floor—a defeat not seen since their initial fight against the Straw Hats.
    Armstrong: You all have potential, I'll give you that. But nothing compares to the power of American liberty and nanomachines, sons!
    • Each member had befriended several of the Homunculi that operated in Amestris. There are no issues with this, considering that the Homunculi operated under the military's control (for at least most of them). An especially favorable person they praised was King Bradley who has professionalism and strength that is akin to the best World Government employees. CP9 incidentally also gained the ire of Olivier Armstrong and Roy Mustang who sought to rid the government of the Homunculi's presence after their defeat. Cipher Pol 9 is ready to challenge them if it comes down to it.
    • Though they hope it does not come down to it, they are willing to harm citizens if they pose that much of a threat. Individuals they have no sympathy for but mobs fueled by rage are another story that Cipher Pol no matter what division, cannot find a way to threaten without losing face. Bask Om advised them to think of the ultimate solution to riding large amounts of protesters: gassing! If they do not disperse, then it is their fault for inhaling lethal toxins are Om would say. Cipher Pol had refuted the decision, as that may lead to even more bad publicity but now have that trigger if the situation came down to it. There is a reason why Caesar Clown is still being sought after due to ensuring those lengths are taken. Kamille does not like people interacting with his greatest enemy and wants to ensure Cipher Pol does not use the methods the Titans are so infamous for.
  • James Bond has tried his best to infiltrate the ranks of Cipher Pol after the amount of prodding they have being deemed as too dangerous to be left unchecked. He has discovered traces of their existence but catching the members themselves within the act proves to be too much since they are gone if he so much as catches a glimpse of them.
  • Exclusive to Spandam:
    • If it was not made clear, Spandam has always wanted to oppose his superiors via holding the world hostage with a superweapon. This sounds eerily similar to what Crocodile wanted to do, especially since it is the same weapon they wanted. Spandam may be under Cipher Pol 0 where the World Government has a tighter leash on him, but that does not stop him from trying to find the opportunity to do so. He asked Starscream, Walder Frey, and even Wilhuff Tarkin for advice on when and how to bring that spotlight to himself but was refuted on each one. He still is quite bummed over the fact that his former subordinates now outrank him, making the position he had built up for himself All for Nothing.
    • Thought was the director of several competent fighters, Spandam has shown that he is weaker than the average Marine fodder. He is hilariously incompetent as all he does is let his minions do all of his work while the only thing he could do is threaten others thanks to the said position that he may or may not have had his father pull stuff behinds the to give him. Djibril relates to Spandam for this reason—something hardly good and even Djibril has more bravery than what Spandam has. Kira Yamato once saw Djibril with Spandam and immediately felt the pathetic energy that radiated from Spandam in comparison. He is still angered over such insults to this day.
    • Has a Cool Sword called Funkfreed, that somehow ate a Devil Fruit which can turn it into an elephant at whim. He cannot use the sword well nor can he have Funkfreed be tamed. There will likely be a point if not happened already that Spandam will injure himself with his sword. Barbar who is an elephant wants Funkfreed to escape the grasp of an organization like Cipher Pol, believing it must be in misery. Funkfreed still does not show signs of being abused, only embarrassment for its wielder who probably died in one hit against the young elephant.
    • "YOU'RE ALL GOING TO DIE! YOU MORONS CAN'T CHALLENGE THE ENTIRE WORLD AND EXPECT TO WIN!"
  • Exclusive to Lucci:
    • Rob Lucci has been declared to be the most dangerous member of Cipher Pol for a good reason. When he was just starting, he was once tasked to deal with a hostage negotiation where five hundred soldiers were captured by pirates. In the end, Lucci logically assumed that the only way for the negotiations to go smoothly was to not have the negotiations happen at all. He proceeded to murder all the hostages one after the other, and when he was discovered he then wiped out the pirates he was meant to deal with. His brutality that was shown that day persists, hiding underneath The Stoic persona Lucci carries (something mitigated by the bird perched on his shoulder at all times). This sadism and philosophy on "Dark Justice" were appreciated by Seryu who saw Lucci as kin to herself. Lucci would not say it goes that far but was impressed by how much Seryu's methods were similar to his. When people see them together, it is more or less told that people no matter what rank should run away as fast as possible lest they end up as "collateral" for whatever they do.
    • Undyne was shocked and appalled by Lucci's methods, which considering that she was willing to kill kids for the sake of the Underground says a lot. Vile and Gauron may be on the more chaotic side of things, highly respect Lucci and wish to fight him themselves one day even know the pure physical strength Lucci has would like completely wreck them. Solf J. Kimblee is more interested in the philosophy Lucci follows more than his skills, going up to the man himself to ask.
      Kimblee: Willing to do anything for your government, huh? Do you have any principles of your own or are you like a dog, following the command of your masters? Do you fight for them for peace or because they are the stronger force at the moment? Come on, Lucci! Surely, you questioned at least on what cause you're dedicating your life for!
      Lucci: The answer I would like to give you is that the dogs are the Marines, I am more of a tool for whatever task my so-called "masters" wish for me to perform. If it is a genocide they want me to do, I'll do it. If I am asked to boil hundreds of babies alive, I'll do it. If I'm asked to kill my fellow Cipher Pol members, I will do it.
      Kimblee: Amazing. Your principle is Undying Loyalty! Now that is something I can get behind.
    • Out of everybody in the Pantheon who is visually similar to Lucci's Zoan form, it is Eugene Gallardo. Granted, the distinction is that Eugene is a black panther while Lucci is a leopard but the point stands that they are buff cat people. Eugene wanted to fight Lucci after seeing how much menace is placed in the atmosphere once he arrives on the scene and wanted to show the Pantheon that Lucci is nothing to be feared. Lucci and Eugene fought each other afterward, with Eugene surprisingly putting up a better fight than most. It was then when Lucci started to get serious and began pummeling Eugene which resulted in the latter's loss. Lucci told Eugene he had potential, but could not reach the same heights he was in. Eugene took that as a challenge, training every day to one day defeat Lucci.
    • "It's time you understood. This is what happens when you make the World Government your enemy."
  • Exclusive to Kaku:
    • If Kaku was not a member of a professional assassin group, he would be a cool dude to hang around. He is thoughtful, polite, and even merciful but that all falls compared to the orders he is given. What makes Kaku so dangerous is his fighting style where he is Dual Wielding blades, slicing at opponents at fast speeds. His skillset also is factored by his Devil Fruit power that turns him into a giraffe that is capable of spinning so fast, it could slice through the stone. Is acknowledged as the second strongest in Cipher Pol 9 but that is not saying much since Jabra is less than five points below his level while Lucci is far in the first place. Like many other members, he likely mastered his Devil Fruit ability after the Paramount War and increased his power but it is highly unlikely he still reaches the level Lucci is on. As a result, he and Jabra are stuck on the Lesser God level which he is not particularly keen with.
      Kaku: Trained for years and all I get is "bordering on Lesser." Maybe if I work on those pushups more...
    • A distinct feature that Kaku has is his blocky long nose to which people keep confusing him for Usopp just because of that shared if incredibly different trait. Kaku may not feel ashamed of his nose but gets somewhat annoyed over people poking at it. This feature incidentally leads to his friendship with Squidward Tentacles, where Kaku fixed the broken-down boatmobile Kaku stumbled upon at the middle of the road. In truth, Kaku needed a getaway since he was just down with a mission and used his expertise as a shipwright to fix up that escape. Squidward and Kaku bonded over how odd their noses are and Kaku now visits Squidward whenever he has a public recital or an art exhibition. Kaku can sort of appreciating Squidward's art but had to excuse himself from any future clarinet recitals Squidward had due to almost dying the first time he heard them.
    • A person who challenged Kaku's swordsmanship was Samuel Rodriguez, believing that Kaku makes for a good sparring partner. Kaku agreed since he could hone his skills and the two proceeded their dual. The fight was cut short when Kaku's swords were broken by Samuel's. Samuel was embarrassed and offered to have the swords repaired out of his wallet. Thus began the cycle of Kaku and Samuel dueling, breaking Kaku's swords, then having them fixed. Kaku does not mind his blades are getting broken, believing that with each break he is closer to be as fast and strong as his partner is. Rodriguez himself is having fun trying to outwit Kaku but has to admit he is getting bored of breaking the weapons constantly.
    • "You underestimate the destructive power of the giraffe!"
  • Exclusive to Jabra:
    • Jabra can be classified as being the most pragmatic of Cipher Pol 9, acknowledging that as an assassin—they should get things done quickly and efficiently. As a result, he tends to bluff his enemies before going in for the kill. That does not mean most would come to believe his lies though, as he has to come up with complicated lies on the spot before attacking his foe. He can improvise well but that does not mean that he is no longer transparent with his trickery. Kokichi Oma has been schooling him on how to be a better liar—something Jabra feels humiliated for but acknowledged Kokichi is much better with the whole lying schtick than he is.
      Kokichi: Tell me! What is the tragic backstory that will make foes more merciful to you?
      Jabra: I was born under a pile of bodies given birth to my dying mother and I was part of a mining crew who risked their lives daily until I was scouted by Cipher Pol 9. All my fellow orphan kids died to plague and accidents, now I fight with the hopes to die on the battlefield.
      Kokichi: Good job! But maybe add your guardians getting murdered by bandits too. Repetitive tragedies bring out tears.
    • His Devil Fruit ability turns him into a humanoid wolf—something that has been compared to lycanthropy but is not. Through this shared trait had resulted in Jabra gaining a few friends like Wolf who saw Jabra as very formidable and even Zigore who mistook Jabra for second kin to itself—this made him enemies more often than not. Jabra being the competition freak he is, thought Bigby Wolf was stealing his style and assaulted him to impress some ladies. Bigby then proceeded to make Jabra slip, embarrassing him for continuing the battle. Fenrir Grayback and Lawrence Talbot could have been his friends but they dismissed Jabra for not being a true werewolf in their eyes. Especially strange for the latter since he practically hates succumbing to his instincts though it is likely the werewolf side talking. Jabra then declared he would be the greatest werewolf ever... without maiming people nor eating their flesh. It took Jabra a few attempts to realize that such a task would be difficult.
    • Bonded with Monsoon over seemingly being harmless (especially since Jabra likes to prattle on how Lucci keeps stealing the spotlight)—only to prove people wrong by showcasing their strength. To be fair, this friendship is constantly on the brink of breaking off as Jabra complains constantly while Monsoon goes on about memes in turn. At one point, they decided to switch their speaking roles with Jabra talking about the memes while Monsoon complained about Lucci. Both did not know what the other was talking about and ended up realizing how annoying they both sounded to people. A startling realization leads them to take some time off thinking over.
    • "If you hesitate, your prey gets away."
  • Exclusive to Kalifa:
    • A behavioral trait Kalifa has that people outside take seriously while many who know her do not is her calling any inconvenience to her as sexual harassment. From her former boss at the Galley-La Company to the members of Cipher Pol itself, Kalifa holds nothing back on referring to anything she is annoyed at as sexual harassment. She even refers to people who she has a very low opinion on like Spandam having their entire existence be considered sexual harassment. Some deities took her accusations more seriously and Kalifa may have gotten more than one person in trouble because of her catchphrase. She may be considered the most sexually harassed person in the Pantheon at this rate. Of course, there is a person who deserved to be called a sexual harasser is Glenn Quagmire who tried groping Kalifa one time. She kicked his ass instantly, driving him to tears when she said not only his entire life called sexual harassment but also his parents for giving birth, his friends, his job, his extended family, whatever lovers he had taken, his house, whatever pets he has, his clothing, the cashier of his usual restaurant, politicians he voted for, and the food trucks he frequents are all sexual harassment in her eyes.
    • Her Devil Fruit power allows Kalifa to soap people and things with her touch, making them all slippery and cleansing all imperfections they have. This may be more beneficial to her opponent than harmful to them with the only drawback of being imprecise with their slippery bodies but that is more than enough lack of control for Kalifa to begin attacking safely without much fear for counters. Additionally, it also drains users of energy and can leave them looking like a shiny bowling pin. She could also use bubbles produced from her powers to shield herself as well. It sounds powerful, but it is seemingly exceeded by those who have similar powers—Caesar Zeppeli and Josuke Higashikata displayed there can be more down with bubbles there is. And considering that Kalifa has to touch people with said power, it can appear VERY sexual—almost as if she was a soapland employee scrubbing someone down. That ironically classifies herself as... a sexual harasser.
    • Her powers allow Kalifa to easily clean areas of grime and dirt with perfection—something noted by the Court of the Gods. She was offered that anytime she was available, she is to be paid for scrubbing particularly gross places down as the Court of the Gods rather focus on cleaning efforts at more public and livelier areas within the Pantheon. Kalifa would have been offended towards this proposition even though she had done this beforehand but realized that she could sneak around missions under those pretenses of cleaning. Thus Kalifa sweeping the Pantheon clean is now a common occurrence that strikes both gratitude and fear.
    • "That's sexual harassment."
  • Exclusive to Blueno:
    • Though he is considered a formidable fighter in his own right, Blueno is relegated mostly to be the getaway person for his team with his Devil Fruit abilities allowing him to open doors in and out of places at a whim. So cue Blueno being surprised by Okina Matara—someone who has the same ability but has greater control over it. Blueno wanting to improve himself went to Matara with the hopes that she could teach him how to approve his abilities. Matara agreed though when Blueno came up again, she had forgotten her promise to him and almost killed him. No hard feelings were given and now Blueno has thought of new ways to use his door powers against people and as a support unit. Matara could not care less if Blueno was training under her—just wondering how the hell did he find her after hiding for so long undetected.
    • Though he does not talk about it, he has an amicable relationship with Kurogiri who has shown some companionship with the Cipher Pol 9 member. Though Kirigiri and Blueno are on the opposite sides of the fence when it comes to who they are fighting for, they both are the teleporters on their teams and serve as bartenders with Blueno disguising himself under that occupation for half a decade. In exchange for having his bar be their hideout, Blueno opts in to replace Kirigiri and hold down the fort. Moe who thinks he has a rival in town when to confront Kirigiri over his bar but ended up meeting Blueno instead. It was easy for Blueno to kick Moe out, something that remains sore for Moe even to this day.
      Moe: I'll getcha back! I swear to ya!
    • After trying to escape from a mission once, Blueno found himself stuck within Asterion's labyrinth—a place he thought was perfectly okay to rest over but soon realized it was not when he found some children's bones. Asterion then showed up to attack, raging that Blueno maybe some other minotaur out to get him thanks to his horned hairstyle. Blueno and Asterion fought and he managed to get a few good hits at Asterion but the minotaur fell after having nothing to eat but bone marrow for the past few days. Blueno would have left right there and then but knew the labyrinth would be an easy recovery spot, so he opted to feed and befriend Asterion instead. Asterion was delighted in finding a good friend in Blueno, allowing his team to go in and out of his labyrinth if they should. Blueno would give Asterion food if he passes by, enjoying a quiet meal with each other without worry.
  • Exclusive to Kumadori:
    • The most unlikely person who would look like an assassin, Kumadori loves playing up the bombastic personality he defines himself with. Much like the characters of Hamlet and Macbeth, Kumadori takes after them by presenting everything he does with pure emotion and resolve. Kumadori in the Pantheon goes and watches those Shakespearean plays to be "inspired" by the characters as he puts it. Though eccentric, he is a Cipher Pol member and can also be as formidable as the rest of his peers especially with his Seimei Kika powers which allow him to take control of any part of his body. Adding mystery to his character—he may be a descendent or at least a follower of the Wano culture considering he holds many of the traditional Wano warrior's cultural hallmarks within his personality, except amplified. Even the slightest misstep on his part makes him willing to seppuku himself right there and then, something that grates on his fellow members considering how often he does it.
      Kumadori: This failure of mine brings me the greatest shame! In the name of my deceased mother, I will kill myself as retribution!
    • Kumadori managed to befriend Butter Stotch who also showcases an overblown personality when he takes the villainous role of Professor Chaos. Butters wanted Kumadori to teach him the ways of the Rokushiki with the hopes to use it against his enemies. When Kumadori inquired why he wants to use it for a selfish reason, Butters gave his tragic story of being abused by people around him. Kumadori agreed after being driven to tears by his story, almost being dehydrated because of his crying. Butters learned how to be swifter from him but has yet to being at least adept with one Rokushiki technique.
    • One tried auditioning for a soap opera produced by Calculon with the hopes to bring "culture" to the viewers out there but was easily passed over once Calculon was left unimpressed by the overacting Kumadori that would take away from the other actors. Kumadori was furious, questioning what kind of standard does Calculon has for his television shows. Calculon jokingly stated that Kumadori acts like Nicolas Cage before leaving, resulting in Kumadori having to research who Nicolas Cage was because since he did not know. When Kumadori saw some of Nicolas Cage's films, he was offended over how overacted and hammy the guy could get without seeing that he embodied those same complaints he spews out.
    • "YOYOI!!"
  • Exclusive to Fukuro:
    • Looking like a sandbag to most people, Fukuro displayed he can take the beating and uses his size to his advantage when fighting people—overwhelming them with his body. This is also aided by the fact that Fukuro tends to be upfront against his opponents, coaxing them not to run away but to face him directly. That is not to say that Fukuro is invincible—he could take only so much before being downed. That is why he has shown jealousy to the Sandbag that everybody uses as target practice, believing that they are all cowards instead of fighting against a real person. Fukuro then proceeded to attempt to beat the Sandbag out of frustration—unaware he is doing what everybody else does with it.
    • Once tried to be as fast as Sloth the Indolent which caused... many problems for Fukuro down the line as he was unable to keep up. Tons of sweat and splinters were formed thanks to Fukuro running after Sloth as that is what his fellow members told him to do to get stronger. Unfortunately for Fukuro, his pleas to have a new training regiment fell under deaf ears. Sloth is a fine enough guy but Fukuro just cannot reach the speed that the Homunculi has.
      Fukuro: I SAID I WANT TO BE STRONGER, NOT FASTER! CHA PA PA PAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!
    • Though his mouth has a zipper over it, it does not stop Fukuro from gossiping to others on events and is rather perceptive when he has to assess things. So quite literally, Fukuro has a big mouth. He is friends with Squigbly for that very reason—thinking the two share a bond over having a "curse" over each other... when in actuality, Squigbly does not have the unzip option that Fukuro has. She knows he is an assassin but Fukuro claims that he was once, not telling her that his Cipher Pol duties are still active in the Pantheon. Hiding this information is part of him wanting to keep Squigbly safe from what his job entails and also as his duty as a Cipher Pol member. He is not sure if she has caught on yet—which scares him.
    • "CHA PA PA PA PA PA!!"

    Keiki Haniyasushin 
Keiki Haniyasushin, Goddess of Replacing Old Management (The Sculptor God Crafted by Utter Isolation)
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Keiki, as depicted in Strange Creators of Outer World / Who's Who of Humans & Youkai
  • Intermediate Goddess
  • Symbol: A 3D frame of a cube made with danmaku
  • Theme Song: Entrusting This World to Idols ~ Idolatrize World.
  • Alignment: Lawful Neutral, leaning towards Lawful Evil
  • Portfolio: Believing that her way is right, Art Attacker, very much faith-based, Final Boss (with a side of flunkiness), being the righteous opposition, replacing the Animal Spirits in name only, has a genuine cause but questionable methods, being a sculptor & a bitch towards the animal spirits and their leaders, Stronger Sibling(?)
  • Domains: Sculpting, Command, Final Bosses, Humanity
  • Herald: Mayumi Joutouguu
  • Allies: Marisa Kirisame, Mary (Ib), The God-Emperor of Mankind, Neo, Yan, Erma Williams, Beatrix LaBeau
  • Enemies: Pet Shop, The Four Chaos Gods, Tanya Von Degurechaff, Chaos (the Sailor Moon one), Junko (both of them), Johan Liebert, The Joker, Gigyas, Kamen Rider Killbus
  • Respects: The Hall of Beast Handlers (except DuBois, Nana, & Rusty), Judy Hopps & Nick Wilde
  • Opposed By: Reisen Udongein Inaba
  • Opposes: Most animal & animalistic deities, especially those in the House of Beasts and Fauna
  • Tolerates: The Illusive Man, The SCP Foundation, The Global Occult Coalition, all other Danganronpa deities except Monokuma & Tsumugi Shirogane
  • Avoided by: Inklings & Octolings, Vogons
  • Pities: Hephaestus
  • Banned from entering: Zootopia
  • Unconfirmed Relationship: Chimata Tenkyuu
  • Keiki Haniyasushin is first and foremost a human goddess- meaning, she was literally prayed into existence by humanity, or at least in her case, their spirits. She has the ability to create idols of any kind, ranging from mundane objects, to decently-sized figurines, and potentially life-sized fully-moving beings, if her first-in-command Mayumi Joutouguu is any indication. Her role, at least during Touhou Kikeijuu ~ Wily Beast and Weakest Creature, was to lead a rebellion against the Animal Spirits, who have had the human spirits under their heel for what seemed to be far too long; unbeknownst to the human spirits, however, Keiki rules in a similar manner to them, with the only difference is that she is fighting in their favor, and not against them.
  • Some time ago, Chimata Tenkyuu ascended; then, Brand X came along and tried to oust her by flooding the market with copycat productions of the Ability & Spell Cards. Many of Gensokyo's other deities quickly rallied to take the fight to the twisted megacorp. What wasn't mentioned in Chimata's profile (at the time of its initial writing), however, was that one of them, that being Marisa, also recruited other non-ascended deities from the Land of Fantasy to aid in the fight, and one of those was Keiki Haniyasushin, who was apparently more than eager to accept, that, to the point of personally leading a specialized squadron of the Haniwa Army Corps alongside Mayumi Joutouguu, her loyal aide. While the ascended deities took the fight to the higher-ups, Keiki & Mayumi swarmed many production sites and smashed any card-making technology and machinery, taking down many of Brand X's employees in the process...but then later repurposed said sites, tech, and even workers to basically continue what they were doing, but instead manufacture weaponry and other war implements for the Haniwa Army Corps. This takeover managed to get the Main House's attention, and with the input of Marisa (who strangely seemed chill about this), Keiki was ascended, with Mayumi assigned as a herald.
  • As a crafting goddess, Keiki can obviously be found in the House of Craft when not overseeing her parts of the Pantheon. She takes her time there continuing to perfect her work in sculpting, fashioning new designs for her idols and haniwa. Some are a bit unnerved by her presence there, as she is also rather ruthless towards non-humans, so ascended deities like the Vogons, as well as the Inklings & Octolings, avoid her.
    • Keiki's relationship with her herald Mayumi is a little on the nose, but generally, she cares for her finest creation in some degree. Of the deities from the Fabricated World, Mary took notice the most, and seemed a bit upset about it, as she herself was apparently abandoned by her own creator, Weiss Guertena, and was left mostly friendless save for his other creations, Ib & Garry, and a few others within the Pantheon. Feeling sorry for the poor painted girl, Keiki took her in and taught her the art of making idols to the best that she can provide.
      Keiki: The little one was lost in thought, seeing me being content with all my creations as if they are my friends, and seemed disheartened. I couldn't bear seeing that expression on her, the loneliness in her painted heart. I took joy in all I create and craft, so I helped little Mary, cultivated her talents, and became a friend to her.
    • Hephaestus once asked Keiki to help with carrying materials from the Hall of Metal and Minerals to his forge. While the haniwa do their thing, Keiki was curious about Pandora, a question that has led the smithing god to…stop working for a bit that day. It’s a sore subject for him, but he decided to retell that tale from his perspective, from one creator deity to another, which led the human-summoned goddess to feel conflicted about Mayumi, her herald. When approached about that matter, Keiki had this to say.
      Keiki: I…had few words, really. I don’t blame him for what he’s done- he was tasked by gods stronger than him, and what happened after was beyond his control, after all, but I found it to be an Aesop, one I have to learn from. I took one look at Mayumi after that story and simply cried. I don’t want her to make the mistake that Pandora made- hell, I don’t want Mayumi to be like Pandora at all; that Greek creation is a harbinger of evil and deceit, while my own is a champion of courage and loyalty. I pity the smith, but my work will never be like his.
  • As she was summoned to take on the Animal Spirits within the Animal Realm, she saw practically all of the more animalistic deities as obstacles, to varying degrees. For the sake of her life, however, she at least held Pokémon up to her standards, as some were also more constructed-looking and crafted, in a way, such as Claydol. As for some specifics...
    • Has Pet Shop on her shitlist for being a dangerous, territorial creature that won't hesitate at striking anything that encroaches it or those associated with it. Likewise, Pet Shop isn't afraid to take potshots if it sees any armed haniwa, and has even scuffled with Keiki's herald Mayumi on some occasions, the eagle being the victor despite the army leader's best attempts, and much to the chagrin of Keiki herself. It is rumored at anti-air haniwa, specifically capable of using fire, are being developed to combat this menace.
    • Respects most of the Hall of Beast Handlers, despite not seeing eye-to-eye when it comes to animals, as they have at least managed to make peace with them in one way or another, as she did when she tried reasoning with Yachie Kicchou after the human spirit uprising was thwarted. Of course, the excepts to this are DuBois, Nana, & Rusty, all of whom she holds to a much lower standard and may even see them as no better than the animals she despises. None of the three really responded to this, indicating that they really don't care what Keiki thinks.
    • When she learned that the Incubators, specifically Kyubey, are probably scared shitless of those from Gensokyo, she had quite the laughing bit. Kyubey themself offered no comment on this debacle, but Jubey was as curious as ever as to why this is the case. Keiki only laughed harder when she found out that of all Gensokyoans, it was Flandre Scarlet that terrifies Kyubey the most.
    • Speaking of those from Gensokyo, she did hear that Reisen was also in the House of Beasts and Fauna. Appropriately to Keiki, the first thing that she said to the lunar rabbit when they met up was "Oh, greetings, moonwhore." That earned the sculpting goddess quite the beating from not just that Hall, but some of the other Touhou deities as well. Since then, she's tolerated Reisen, but the rabbit now just sees her as a racist, and overall opinion on Keiki has soured.
      Marisa, to Keiki after that incident: Low blow, don't you think? Could've started with a hello, but instead, your hatin' on the animal spirits took over and now you've pissed off quite a few friendly faces.
    • Although she has no animosity towards Zootopia in particular, the city's governing body have prematurely decided to the consider her Persona Non Grata to them and the city at large. This really didn't affect Keiki herself that much, she fears that if the Animal Matriarchs were to ascend in any capacity, they would most likely try to get Zootopia under their influence. To that end, despite not being allowed into the ascended City of Mammals, she has contacted its most famous protectors, cop duo Nick Wilde & Judy Hopps, to keep watch for them in return for her support, a contract that is still a little loose considering Keiki's nature.
  • Keiki came into existence as a result of human prayer in their dire times within the Animal Realm. This factor earned her an audience before the God-Emperor of Mankind, who seemed interested in her just from this fact alone. Many speculated how long this meeting would go, and how it would go about- some speculated that it would go for days idly, some say in a matter of hours ending with an agreement, and some even boldly claimed it would end in just a few minutes in a spectacular disaster. Turns out, the right answer is actually those who betted that it would take hours and end in an agreement, but the process was a bit more complicated than what was previously said. The God-Emperor respects Keiki as a symbol of Humanity, their form of peace is to subjugate and rule over all with humans at the top, and both have shared an affinity for rising to meet the challenges to their respective governed humans (The Animal Spirit Leaders for Keiki, and the Chaos Gods for the God-Emperor), but isn't so hot on her being an actual god who requires faith, but understands the implications of that way of staying alive, as well as her style of rule, being akin to YHVH in that she reduces the identity and uniqueness of humanity down significantly as she assumes command. Despite quite a few disagreements, the two have struck quite the alliance, and now if you are ever near the God-Emperor's temple, you'll find members of the Haniwa Army Corps stationed there, sometimes along with Mayumi and/or Keiki; said alliance puts her as a foe before the Chaos Gods, just by mere association with the God-Emperor and humanity as a whole.
    • Keiki's stem of connections only grew from there, but that has landed her with some admittedly shady deities who are also not the greatest with her. The Illusive Man is one that she gets along with well, but not as much considering how differently they operate, with her being based on the tried and true method of faith, versus his advancements and technology. The SCP Foundation & the GOC are also kind of up in the air for her, as while they have humanity in their best interest, one thing she didn't take too well is that a certain human high school girl with psychic abilities has been on their push-pull radar. Finally, she's amicable with Neo the most out of these, considering that they were literally chosen in some way to save humanity, but the hacker isn't truly that fond of the goddess, considering her more controlling side, but remains enough of an ally to her.
      • One quiet day in the Pantheon (which has been confirmed to be after Aya Shameimaru’s reascension), Keiki made a Public Service Announcement: She has officially sealed the deal and befriended the God-Emperor of Mankind himself, serving as the most loyal and trustworthy among the God-Emperor’s Honorable Xenos. This announcement was quite the conundrum to many deities- didn’t the God-Emperor have the opinion that Belief Makes You Stupid, and that Keiki operates exclusively on faith? That actually was the reason why she was accepted- while the God-Emperor isn’t all too thrilled about the haniwa goddess’s reliance on faith, having someone who both had knowledge on the systematic relations between religion & humanity inside and out as well as one of the largest Mook armies in the Pantheon makes Keiki a terrifying new addition to the Order. Naturally, this also means she would have to work with some of the other members of the Order, a sentiment that leaves a slightly bitter taste in her mouth, but Keiki doesn’t mind- her interests are humanity’s, after all.
    • The formless grey being of Chaos rose to close to the top of Keiki's shitlist rather quickly, also a result of her being in alliance with the God-Emperor. The evil deity's own opinion on humanity, and his intentions for them, made the haniwa goddess sick to her stomach, especially when she learned that it has the ability to completely corrupt the faith out of humans, faith that she needs in order to not only live, but to power her creations. Being an Overdeity, of course, Chaos pays no heed and easily boasts that he can wipe Keiki's army with ease.
      • Speaking of people who can take the hope & faith of humanity away from Keiki, some humans she would be more than willing to call "even less than animals" are Johan Liebert, The Joker, & Junko Enoshima (who, for the record, Keiki states is not the other Junko, though she doesn't hold that one to as high of a pedestal either). They are extremely potent mind breakers and don't give too much of a damn to who they use it on, but have their own respective methods. Johan just simply radiates mindbreaking, Joker uses chaos and destruction, and Junko uses death and shock value, all dangerous methods against Keiki and her army. To that end, the goddess rapidly worked for countermeasures, allying herself with Alma & Erma to deal with Johan & Joker, and funnily enough despite what's previously said, she also made an admittedly weak but servicable pact with Gensokyo's Junko as well, to deal with the killing game mastermind.
      • Well, so much for that latter deal, as Keiki was alerted by a few other deities that the Junko she’s more familiar with is in league with Gigyas. And of course, given the abomination’s infamy, she was rather upset about it, especially since it was an entity that could very easily destroy humanity. Since then, those fragile ties were cut with the embodiment of hatred, and has instead turned to supporting the despair-bringer’s actual enemies.
  • Crossed paths once with Tanya Von Degurechaff, and things got ugly really damn quickly. Of course, Tanya being Tanya, she quickly antagonized Keiki for her god status, especially after knowing about how & why she looks over her worshippers. Keiki fired back and called Tanya a disgrace to humanity, only caring for herself, and a god-hating psycho. Their battle went on, with much collateral damage being dealt across the Pantheon, from significant dents in the Haniwa Army Corps to quite a few Halls being thrashed. This deepened the rift between the duo and now both have rallied some of their forces for if they meet again at any point, which worries quite a few gods who only seeked peace.
  • Has been spotted with Chimata Tenkyuu on many, many, and I mean many occasions, like, a lot. Many across the Pantheon have speculated how deep their relationship goes, especially considering that both have a lot of similar qualities. From being goddess born out out facets of humanity (praise & trade), to their colorful and odd outfit styles, to both being goddesses that rely on faith, quite a few suggestions were thrown in the air. The common prevailing theory? They may be either best friends, or something more.
    • To .... find the sculptor that follows the rainbow. The sculptor would be a great boon to you, so tell her your story; consider her words a more tender form of the Prescripts, if you will.
    • Chimata asked Keiki to accompany her one time as a bit of emotional support to the Library of Ruina to meet up with Angela & Roland for the trio to share their progress since the induction of the market goddess' book to the duo's collection. While there, Keiki ran into Yan, who looked like he was anticipating her arrival there. He asked of the haniwa maker for him to join her ranks, in any way, sharing his tale of him blindly following the commands of the Prescripts (which are in turn funneled by the City & the wishes of humanity's collective unconscious) to the point that he lost it all, hoping she would sympathize in some way to get her to accept. Harkening back to when she was brought into existence as a leader for the animal spirits, she agreed to have Yan as an ally, right as Chimata's meeting with Angela & Roland concluded. When the trio returned to the front, however...
      Chimata, to Keiki: Who were you talking to here at the entrance? There's...nobody around.
    • Another beneficiary in Keiki’s repertoire as a result of her relationship with the market goddess was Beatrix LaBeau, though it took some time during their first meeting for the haniwa goddess to get used to it. When the duo met up with Beatrix, Keiki acting as emotional support as usual, Bea was explaining how plorts revolutionized the Pantheon when Keiki got her foot stuck in one. Of course, cue a bunch of mishaps that won’t be explained, but instead of Keiki hating the rancher for the mess, she instead learned the usefulness of these plorts after all, and also offered to be a partner of the Far Far Ranch, which surprised both Bea and Chimata. In return for the Haniwa Army Corp researching and supplying plorts further out to customers in need, they will guard the ranch and Bea with their continuous stream of numbers, and ensure that no hostile takeover will happen without a Pantheon-spanning brawl in the process. The trio all made the agreement together over dinner that night, and so Gensokyo becomes a new major player in the plort industry, with Chimata handling business and advertising while Keiki handling supply and protection.
  • If there's one thing that Keiki can say for certain that she is not proud of, it's the fact that she had previously been a follower of Killbus, as she is, possibly according to legend, a distant sibling of Eika Ebisu, as she had been born as one of the last and greatest of Izanami's many divine children before her death, whereas Eika was assumedly among the first. Turns out it wasn't just that, as she had been forced to be as such- he was more than willing to blow the entirety of the Animal Realm sky-high, Keiki included, and he did have the firepower to back that up. While it was understandable that Keiki had a personal vendetta against the animal spirits, she never had tendencies like Killbus, nor did not want to cause annihilation. Some time after the stunt she pulled during the Tenkyuu Uprising, the Greater God attempted to coerce the sculpting goddess back to his side, with both of them having been ascended, but instead was greeted with more contempt than ever by Keiki.
    Keiki: You, YOU! How dare you show your venomous persona before me! You thought that keeping me as a follower would silence me and for you to have eyes on the Animal Realm! Well, I'm sorry to say, but you are much worse than Kicchou, Kurokoma, and Toutetsu combined- the audacity for you to just simply subjugate me as you pleased back then will not be replicated now, mark my words. You may look gentlemanly on the surface, but I relayed it to that dream world demon & those pestilence goddesses of your true, sniveling, destructive nature: Destruction incarnate! Alongside that Degurechaff girl, I will deteriorate you until you are nothing but space matter, and rebuild you into a perfect warmongering idol for the Haniwa Army Corps!
  • “You built up this whole plan, and now you flee in the face of the enemy...! Truly the height of idiocy. Don't think for a second that I'll let you escape after you violated my sacred territory to this extent. I'll destroy your body of flesh, and build you anew from soil and water! You shall be an idol without a single flaw, told of for ages and ages to come!”

Lesser Gods

    Fiore and Caules Forvedge Yggdmillennia 
Fiore and Caules Forvedge Yggdmillennia, Sibling Gods of Sudden Leadership
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Left: Caules. Right: Fiore.
  • Lesser God(desse)s (Fiore was dropped to Quasideity after the Great Holy Grail War)
  • Symbol: Their Command Spells
  • Theme Song: Battle - Black Faction
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Siblings Who Contrast with One Another a Lot, Take Over Leadership of the Black Faction at some Point
  • Domains: Siblings, Leadership, Magic, History, War
  • Herald: Gordes Musik Yggdmillennia (their "uncle")
  • Allies: Chiron, Astolfo, Jeanne d'Arc, Sieg, Siegfried, The Master of Chaldea, Vlad III, Shirou Emiya, Archer/EMIYA, Artoria Pendragon, Rin Tohsaka, Sakura Matou, Fionn mac Cumhaill, Barbara Gordon/Batgirl, Bentley Turtle, Palom and Porom, Nunnally Lamperouge, Edward Elric, Alphonse Elric, George Washington, Charles Xavier/Professor X, Akko Kagari, Lua, Luca, Zuko
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Mordred (Saber of Red), Illyasveil von Einzbern
  • Enemies: Gilgamesh, Angra Mainyu (Avenger), Zouken Matou, Shinji Matou, Jack the Ripper (the actual version, Assassin of Black borders on Teeth-Clenched Teamwork), Jeanne d'Arc Alter, Apocalypse, Monaca Towa, Charles Lee Ray/Chucky, Byakyua, Father Elijah, Azula, Ozai
  • Uneasy Relationship: Victor Frankenstein and his Monster (The original iteration only, Berserker of Black is an ally due to being Caules's Servant), Lelouch Lamperouge
  • Opposed By: Argus Filch
  • Ceasefire Towards: Amakusa Shirou (Kotomine) Tokisada, Achilles, Atalanta, Karna
  • As two of the representing masters of the Black Faction, Fiore and Caules were preset to engage in battle against the Red Faction over who gets to claim the Holy Grail and grant their own wishes. In the initial phases of the Great Holy Grail War, Fiore and Caules had Chiron (Archer) and Frankenstein's Monster (Berserker) respectively as their Servants and held their own in battle. That is, until Berserker of Black sacrificed herself battling against Saber of Red and the Black Faction leader, Darnic Prestone was killed by Shirou Amakusa. Being the Magus with the best magical capabilities, Fiore was promoted to be the leader, a position that proved stressful and not one of her preference, despite her great talent and relationship with Chiron. Nearing the end of the war, Fiore sacrificed her family crest magus powers to give leadership to Caules, who would go on to secure victory for the Black Faction, despite the loss of their servants sans Astolfo.
    • In the aftermath, Caules was admitted into Norwich to further continue his magical training, now that he is the head of the Yggdmillennia clan. Fiore was slowly able to recover and regain her ability to walk, though she is currently undertaking physical therapy and aid with the Black Faction's homunculi, in addition to moving to New York.
  • Initially, Caules and Fiore were not interested in continuing with their magical training, even with Caules's admission to Norwich. Still, they were invited to join the Pantheon after receiving an invitation from the Master of Chaldea. Caules was fine with becoming a part of a new world, but asserted that his older sister come along with him too. His wishes were accepted, for Fiore was content with Caules's decision. They did express their surprise on how odd and mystical the Pantheon was, but were able to quickly able to adapt thanks to a few faces that they were familiar with.
  • Due to being the current head of Yggdmillennia, Caules is expected to further practice and better his use of magic. Thankfully, with the abundance and potential of magical deities and elements around the Pantheon, it seems the young master has a lot of opportunities to go through. Fiore however is a Quasideity. This is because of giving up her magus position to Caules, thus also relinquishing her magical powers. Not that she doesn't mind as this is what eventually allowed her to regain the ability to move without wheelchair assistance. It's also one of the very rare instances where being depowered ended up being more beneficial. Though she currently uses a walking stick for support for the time being.
  • One of the first deities they came across was Chiron, Fiore's servant, who was humbled and happy to see his master ascend. Furthermore, he was accepting of the new life that Fiore chose to pursue and Chiron has asserted that he will always be supportive of her actions. That is not to say he wouldn't be around for her, given that their partnership was a very effective and understanding one. As a result, an enemy of Fiore is also an enemy towards Chiron.
    • They were also soon reunited with Sieg, Jeanne, Astolfo, Siegfried and Vlad III, the latter two of whom were pleased to see that the Black Faction managed to win the Grail War and expressed their wishes and luck to the siblings. That said, the fact that there are a whole new slew of servants and masters means that they'll have a lot more to interact with than just the servants that they're familiar with.
    • No longer at war against each other, they're currently under a ceasefire with the ascended members of the Red Faction. It also helps in that Chiron and Achilles were master and apprentice and still maintain friendly contact with one another, even with the occasional fight with one another. Then again, there's bigger threats in the Pantheon for both the Black and Red factions to deal with, so it's not like Shirou Amakusa is in any position to restart another Grail War. Fiore and Caules however are open to having an amicable chat with Shirou and his conspirators, that is if the Holy Grail isn't the main topic.
  • They've developed a wide range of feelings towards many of the new servants and masters, at least in their point of view. Fiore appears to get along really well with Shirou Emiya due to both of them wanting what's best for their close ones and Shirou himself complementing Caules's dedication towards his sister. Their friendship, in turn also extended to Rin Tohsaka and Sakura Matou who understand the stress of being a master. Rin in particular has taken to training Caules at some point and understands Fiore's wishes to remain out of conflict for the time being.
  • Of all the fellow masters, only their Honorary Uncle, Gordes Musik was appropriate enough to be selected as their herald. Mainly because Darnic Prestone turned himself into a threat towards his own faction the moment he forced Vlad III to use his Noble Phantasm to turn into Dracula, Roche Frain was simply too detached from humanity and his obsession with Golems doesn't help matters and Celenike Icecolle had none of the moral scruples the other masters had and decided it would be best for Astolfo if she doesn't turn up. Ever since their arrival, bringing Gordes along had him rethinking how he should approach Sieg again at some point. That said, they did feel bad for not heralding Darnic and Roche, given that the former was desperate in his goals and the latter was suddenly and cruelly betrayed.
  • The Master of Chaldea has enlisted the siblings into his staff support and seeks to at least provide Caules with magical training, which he states that he will partake mainly to defend himself and his sister. Even with her mana capabilities gone, Fiore could at least mentor and teach the homunucli on how to stand up for one's self and to appreciate life.
    • Fiore and Caules were rather surprised to see someone who shared Gordes's surname, Goredolf Musik, who acted as one of the Master of Chaldea's many heralds. He, in turn met Gordes with some amusement and despite their contrasting personalities, they did warm up with one another overtime. Similarly, Goredolf himself expresses care for Fiore and Caules, even trying to stand up for them despite his cowardice.
  • Caules's first impression on Victor Frankenstein was a skewed one. For one, Caules chewed on him in the fact that he should have been more careful and compassionate about the treatment of his monster, though he does feel saddened about the fact that Victor's actions led to his loved ones being killed before he eventually succumbed to hypothermia while trying to find and kill the monster. The monster, on the other hand feels somewhat grateful to see Caules treat him as an individual and not as a beast. Then again, the Monster was Berserker of Black in Caules's world, a fact that the Monster sees with some surprise. Hearing about himself being Caules's servant and managing to establish an understanding relationship, the monster sees Caules with more respect than he usually does towards others.
  • Fiore is in good graces with the ascended deities who also had to be confined to a wheelchair during their lifetimes, namely Barbara Gordon, Bentley Turtle and Nunnally Lamperouge. Bentley seeks to try getting Fiore to get a better grasp at using technology such as phones, given that Caules is perfectly fine using. Barbara praises Fiore for taking an approach that would restore her physical mobility, given that the only reason she regained the ability to walk was through a series of retcons. Nunnally being a similar idealistic who hopes for the betterment of her loved ones can relate to Fiore in that sense. Charles Xavier is pleased to see Fiore become a well-regarded and capable individual as a master and as a person, with her demeanor reminding Charles of his stance of Humans and Mutants coexisting peacefully with one another. This was a fact that Apocalypse didn't take lightly as he felt that Fiore's mindset was counterproductive to his view in life and seeks to teach her that, the fact that several servants are already opposed to him be damned.
    • As a All Loving Heroine, Fiore may be seen as a brighter contrast to Father Elijah. Like her during the Grail War, he is also a wheelchair-bound individual who is determined to see the end of his goal. However, where Father Elijah really contrasts Fiore is that he's a Control Freak of the highest order and everyone else be damned. To counter Fiore's positive outlook on life, Elijah seeks to "wipe the state clean" with the Sierra Madre Casino via The Cloud and Hologram Defense. Given that she used a mechanical device to aid her in battle, Byakyua took a slight interest, though became disappointed in Fiore for relinquishing her magic and hence, unable/unwilling to use said device.
    • Even if her villainy is downplayed as of recent events, Fiore and Caules are still very wary about Monaca Towa. Given who her inspiration is (or more currently, was), the siblings could hardly be contested by it. Not helping matters is how Monaca posed as a wheelchair-bound student as a way to win students' trust and turn it around for torture, which rubs Fiore the wrong way.
  • On the subject of siblings, they are on good terms with the Elric Brothers and Porom and Palom, due to their sibling instincts and their dedication towards one another. At also helps in that the other two sibling duo ware well-versed in magic, an aspect which Caules feels he can learn a lot from. The Elrics intend on making Caules more versatile in magical combat and respect Fiore's decision to be left out, given she is still undergoing her mobility training.
    • There is also Lua and Luca, who are adept in magic and often engage themselves in hanging out with the Forvedge siblings. Caules is amazed by their feats, namely their nature as Signers who are able to summon the Crimson Dragon and Luca's ability to interact with monster spirits, which is rather similar to the interactions between master and servant. With Zuko, Fiore and Caules tend to be careful with him due to his troubling family issues with his father Ozai and sister Azula despite the fact that Zuko has since moved on from trying to impress his father. It helps that Zuko is willing to befriend Fiore and Caules due to their understanding and caring nature, though the Forvedge siblings do have some ounce of pity towards Azula given the overall treatment Ozai inflicted on her and Zuko.
    • Speaking of, Caules gets along pretty well with Akko Kagari, who also struggles to maintain her use in magic, though the difference in their usage difficulty is that Caules isn't interested in magic whereas Akko isn't a natural born witch. Still, they respect one another, given that Akko is steadily improving herself whereas she is impressed by Caules using the most of his abilities to lead the Black Faction to victory and enroll for further magical training soon afterwards.
  • Despite their relationship with Nunnally, Fiore and Caules are more conflicted with her brother Lelouch, if mainly because of how extreme he is in keeping her safe and happy. For now, Lelouch is fine with the fact that the Forvedge siblings get along with Nunnally and can tell that they have no harmful intent. However, the fact that he would outright force his opponents to kill each other and use his wits to demoralize them makes Fiore and Caules suspicious otherwise. Other than that, there's no real enmity between them.
  • They caught some unwanted attention from Argus Filch due to his inability to use magic. As a result, he's jealous of Fiore and Caules, but especially the latter as he has a better grasp of using magic despite his lack of interest. This has Filch baffled to no end and seeks whatever means necessary to learn magic. Fiore and Caules on the other hand aren't forgiving of the fact that Filch acted under Dolores Umbridge and got away with it. Aside from that, the Forvedge siblings don't have time to deal with Filch given his overall ineptitude in the long scheme of things.
  • Chucky has noticed how Fiore reminds him of one of his top enemies, Nica Pierce due to their disabled mobility (former in Fiore's case) and plotted an attempt to torture and kill her for the hell of it, or even better, possess her just to mess with Caules. The siblings are incredibly cautious about him given that Chucky has an assembled army of possessed dolls at his service, though luckily, Chiron and Berserker of Black are always there for help when needed.
  • Both were quite delighted to come face to face with the former Servant of their former uncle Darnic, Fionn mac Cumhaill, where it turned out that Fionn was actually very chill and managed to show utmost honor that despite Darnic's megalomania and alliance with Nazi, still managed to bring victory to the family and thwarted Zouken Matou. Of course, respect aside, Caules' opinion on Fionn when he makes advances to Fiore is My Sister Is Off-Limits.

    The Tōhōshinki 
The Tōhōshinkimembers, Deified Overseers of the Balance of Power (Group: Ishiyama's Strongest, Big Four, TKKH | Kanzaki: De Niro Kanzaki, Hayena-senpai (don't call him that), Ginkaku | Himekawa: Kinkaku | Kunieda: Queen of Ishiyama, Kunie Aoi, Sagojou | Tojo: Hideotora Toujou, Tora, The Legend of Ishiyama, Moyashi Namul, Ox Demon King)
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Left to right, top to bottom: Kanzaki, Himekawa, Kunieda and Tojo
  • Lesser Deities, Intermediate Deities when using their King's Crest tattoos, Tojo can be a Greater God when he gets serious
  • Symbol: Their King's Crest Tattoos
  • Theme Song: Amazing
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good with Chaotic Neutral tendencies
  • Portfolio: Balance of Power, Absurdly Powerful Student Council, Asskicking Leads to Leadership, Badass Crew, The Dreaded, Empowered Badass Normals, Fire-Forged Friends, Japanese Delinquents, Completely loyal to Oga
  • Domains: Authority, Power, Delinquents
  • Heralds:
  • Allies: Tatsumi Oga and Baby Beel, Hilda, Yusuke Urameshi, Kazuma Kuwabara, Jotaro Kujo, Okuyasu Nijimura, Josuke Higashikata, Jolyne Cujoh, Asuka Kazama, Jimmy Hopkins, Kamina
  • Rivals:
  • Odd Friendship with: Ezio Auditore
  • Enemies: Sargeras, Ishida Mitsunari, Evil demons in general
  • Annoyed by:
  • The Tōhōshinki are the four strongest people of Ishiyama High and thus the leaders of the school's delinquents. At first, they weren't really a coherent group, but rivals who fought amongst themselves for domination of Ishiyama. Tatsumi Oga, trying to find someone stronger and more evil than himself in order to give Baby Beel to them, faced and defeated each of them, briefly uniting the school under himself before inadvertently destroying it. Afterwards, all four had to team up with Oga to deal with Saint Ishiyama, with finding En, and then with the demons from Akuma Academy. The frequent teaming up ended up slowly and tactfully making them much more friendly with each other. After the school was rebuilt, they fought alongside Oga against more than thirty delinquent groups vying for the top spot. During this time, each of them received Beel's King's Crest, which indicates that all four have sworn life-long allegiance and loyalty to Oga. Eventually, Oga once again managed to become the ruler of Ishiyama, with the Tōhōshinki serving directly under him as his Knights.
  • Originally, Tojo was the only member of their group who ascended into the Pantheon, having answered a job ad claiming they needed a new god with the only requirements being that the person had to have a unique quality that could be added. Although Tojo initially managed to ascend as the Unskilled, but Strong God, his position was later put under scrutiny and the possibility of removal was suggested. Fortunately, Oga managed to convince the gods to instead reassign Tojo to a new position and ascend the remaining members of the Tōhōshinki to join him.
  • The Tōhōshinki were quite happy to be reunited with Oga, although Kunieda was a little disappointed to discover that Hilda had ascended as well, as she had hoped to spend more time with Oga without her being present. When given to option to appoint heralds, Kanzaki, Kunieda and Tojo each chose their respective cohorts/underlings. However, Himekawa had a difficult time picking someone due to his lack of friends, but ultimately chose Hasui, his personal butler, Kugayama, his fiance, and the Himekawa Special Forces.
  • They quickly managed to befriend fellow delinquents such as Yusuke Urameshi, Kazuma Kuwabara, Jotaro Kujo, Okuyasu Nijimura, Josuke Higashikata and Jolyne Cujoh. Himekawa in particular gets along well with Kuwabara and Josuke due to their shared fondness of pompadours, which they've both been otherwise mocked for by others.
  • Their experience with keeping other delinquents in check drew the attention of Asuka Kazama, who was hoping to gain more allies to mediate between gangs. However, only Kunieda and, surprisingly, Kanzaki showed an interest in helping her, as Himekawa prefers to solve conflicts with money and Tojo would rather fight the gangs than mediate between them. Regardless, the four get along with her and they all occasionally have sparring sessions together.
  • They're on reasonably decent terms with Jimmy Hopkins. While he gets along just fine with Kunieda and Tojo, he tends to keep an eye on Kanzaki and Himekawa, as they tend to be more rude to people and used to be bullies themselves. Fortunately, they've both mellowed out considerably since those days and prefer to punish those who actively oppose them rather than bully innocent people.
  • They're all on good terms with Kamina, admiring him for his awesomeness, loyalty towards Team Gurren and, of course, his awesome speeches about manliness, trust and general badassery. Out of the four, Tojo tends to hang out with him the most, having been friends with Kamina since before the other members of the Tōhōshinki had ascended.
  • They've managed to strike up a surprising alliance with Ezio Auditore, who respects their ability to keep the other delinquents in line and protect innocent people from harm. They often provide him with whatever intel he needs through their influence among the delinquent forces.
  • Unsurprisingly, they oppose any and all evil demons within the Pantheon, especially those who threaten Oga and Baby Beel. They even fought alongside Oga against Sargeras and the Burning Legion, being among the few people willing to challenge them. Although they were unable to reach Sargeras himself and were subsequently rescued by forces of the GUAG, they still managed to impress quite a large number of gods with their displays of strength and courage.
  • They strongly dislike Ishida Mitsunari, who compared their loyalty to Oga unfavourably to his own devotion to Toyotomi Hideyoshi. They generally don't take kindly to being associated with him, as they regard his extreme fanaticism as being a rather corrupted version of what actual loyalty should be like.
  • Exclusive to Kanzaki:
    • Kanzaki is the second son of the Kanzaki-gumi oyabun (i.e. a Yakuza boss) and was the first member of the Tōhōshinki to be defeated by Oga. To the surprise of many, Kanzaki's King's Crest indicates that his loyalty to Oga is the strongest among the Tōhōshinki, even stronger than that of Kunieda, who's outright in love with Oga. He's also the member who takes the most active role in keeping the other delinquents in line, as Himekawa, Kunieda and Tojo each have additional interests and activities that they tend to be more interested in. Many suspect that Kanzaki's Yakuza background might play a part in why he tends to be so domineering towards others, although he himself has refrained from commenting on it.
    • Kanzaki is on decent terms with Giorno Giovanna and Kazuma Kiryu. Both of them initially dismissed him as just another delinquent, but he managed to impress them with his strength and loyalty towards his friends and subbordinates. The fact that he uses his status and reputation to keep other delinquents from stirring up trouble further cemented their approval, particularly from Kazuma, whose own past as a Yakuza member resulted in him managing to bond with Kanzaki.
    • Kanzaki has regularly been seen hanging out with Yuka, even though she's not one of his designated heralds. Many have noted that the two have a lot in common and make for a nice couple, although neither of them have commented on it.
    • Kanzaki was rather annoyed to learn that he's on Santa's naughty list not only due to his delinquent behaviour, but also because of that one time that he told his niece that Santa Claus was dead in order to avoid her giving him orders on what to tell Santa to get her for Christmas.
    • "You can't keep something without fighting for it."
  • Exclusive to Himekawa:
    • Himekawa is the son of the head of the Himekawa Zaibatsu and was the second member of the Tōhōshinki to be defeated by Oga. Using money to solve his problems, he bribes friends and enemies into his employment, often turning the tables on dissident challengers by co-opting the latter's own friends against them. After Ishiyama was rebuilt, Himekawa pretended to defect and wore a skin patch to disguise his King's Crest. He acquired a machine to cut off Oga from Baby Beel because he remembered that last time that happened, the power build up was immense and let Oga destroy the school with one punch. The second a spellmaster said the built up power was enough to handle Takiyama and Lucifer, Himekawa destroyed the machine and dismissed it as pocket change, successfully allowing Oga to win.
    • Shortly after arriving in the Pantheon, Himekawa was greeted by Karen Minazuki/Cure Aqua, who offered to become his first friend in the Pantheon to help ease any loneliness he might be feeling. Although Himekawa wasn't particularly interested in becoming friends with her, he decided to accept her offer on the condition that she give him a tour around the Pantheon, which she agreed to do. When Himekawa saw that Karen's temple was one of the biggest and fanciest in the Pantheon, he quickly grew to like and respect her.
    • He gets along well with Lili de Rochefort and Karin Kanzuki both of whom are wealthy fighters like himself who like to use their money to circumvent the rules. This was also the reason why he managed to befriend Seto Kaiba, whom he strongly respects for having managed to become wealthy by beating Gozaburo Kaiba at a game of Chess, although he's also frequently perplexed by how Kaiba treats Card Games as Serious Business. He also managed to bond with Ken Masters, who was similarly born into a wealthy family, and the two have occasionally been seen sparring together.
    • Using his wealth, Himekawa ensured that the Tōhōshinki's shared temple had all of the facilities and comforts that they could possibly need. While Kanzaki, Kunieda and Tojo each got several rooms modeled after their respective homes and favorite places, Himekawa had an entire upper floor constructed for himself, which also houses all of his video games. When traveling around the pantheon, he typically travels either via helicopter or limousine.
    • "There's nothing money can't buy."
  • Exclusive to Kunieda:
    • Kunieda was the third leader of the Red Tails and the third member of the Tōhōshinki to be defeated by Oga. She was trained by her grandfather in the Shingetsu Style, which allows her to channel her energy in order to break stones with her bare hands and cut through glass and concrete with a wooden sword. Later on, she made a contract with a Sicarion Demon named Koma, allowing him to imbue the weapon she is wielding with his Demon power to further increase its overall strength.
    • Kunieda originally ascended as a follower of Shigure Kosaka, who ended up supporting Oga's idea of ascending the Tōhōshinki. Kunieda still remains on good terms with her and the two frequently engage in sparring matches together. Being the nicest and overall most polite member of the Tōhōshinki, Kunieda frequently serves as their representative and spokesperson whenever they need to talk to someone.
    • She's managed to strike up a friendship with Gintoki Sakata, a fellow swordsman who uses a wooden katana. Kunieda was initially rather confused by the fact that he sounds like Kanzaki, but otherwise gets along with him quite well.
    • She's also on good terms with Daidouji, whom she initially mistook for a fellow delinquent. Kunieda has admitted that she's slightly bothered by the size difference between them, but nonetheless regularly hangs out and spars with her.
    • Being a beloved figure among her subordinates and dedicated towards protecting the girls of Ishiyama High, Kunieda quickly gained the approval and respect of Wonder Woman. The two have occasionally teamed up.
    • "I don't know if you're truly a tengu or not, but if something like you is a god, then I'll destroy both you gods and demons."
  • Exclusive to Tojo:
    • Tojo was the fourth member of the Tōhōshinki to be defeated by Oga. He was raised in what he called a "Garbage Dump City" and was constantly bullied by the grown-ups. One day, he was saved by a man named Zenjūrō Saotome and started to look up to him, which resulted in Tojo training to become stronger and copying Zenjūrō's royal seal as a tattoo in order to emulate him.
    • Always eager for a fight, Tojo frequently wanders around the Pantheon looking for Worthy Opponents. This resulted in him befriending Ryu and Tien Shinhan, both of whom share his love of fighting. The sheer physical prowess that Tojo displayed during their sparring matches was so impressive that Ryu and Tien wondered whether or not Tojo could one day challenge the likes of Goku and Asura.
    • Even without using his King's Crest, Tojo has often fought against Kenpachi, Lu Bu, Akuma and both versions of Broly on nearly equal ground, though he ultimately always needs to use the King's Crest after a while. It's been noted by all of them that he would be a much greater threat if he actually learned to used strategy during battle, rather than just constantly trying to punch his opponents into oblivion.
    • Tojo's habit of frequently changing jobs resulted in him befriending Mona, whom he met when the two happened to be working at the same establishment. He most often tends to work at the Houses of Craft and Food, with construction work in particular being a job that he regularly returns to.
    • When not training, working or fighting, he can regularly be seen at the House of Beasts trying to pet and befriend the various creatures there, although the fact that he had previously trained by fighting against bears has resulted in the various bears within the Pantheon avoiding him.
    • He tends to often get annoyed by Natsu and Gildarts. It's not that he dislikes them, he just dislikes the fact that they're constantly destroying the buildings that he helped repair.
    • "I thought I had powered up considerably, but... I guess the saying is true. "There is always someone better". That was pretty cool. This is why I can't stop fighting."

Demigods

    Emperor Augustus 
Gaius Octavius Thurinus, God of Rulers With Simple Titles (Gaius Octavian, Octavian Caesar, Augustus, Augustus Caesar, Imperator Caesar Divi Filius Augustus)
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An elderly Augustus as portrayed in I, Claudius.
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The young Octavian, as portrayed in Rome.
  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: his famous statue
  • Theme Song: Octavian's Triumph from Rome
  • Alignment: Either Neutral Evil or True Neutral as Octavian, before maturing to Lawful Neutral as Augustus
  • Portfolio: Cult of Personality, Great-Nephew And Adopted Son To Julius Caesar, From A Minor Member Of The House Of Julii To First Emperor Of The Julio-Claudian Dynasty, Just the First Citizen, I Did What I Had to Do, Meaningful Rename, Non-Action Guy, The Social Expert, Often Seen As More Ruthless Than He Was, Thought To Have Become A Better Person As Princeps, Sickly Prodigy, Happily Married, Wanted To Enforce Family Values But His Daughter Was Often Adulterous, Succession Crisis
  • Domains: Ancient Rome, Emperors, Conquerors, Ambition, Family Names, Legacies
  • Heralds: Livia (his third and most beloved wife), Marcus Agrippa and Gaius Maecenas (his best friends), Drusus the Elder (his adoptive/step-sonnote ), Tiberius (his adoptive/step-son and successor as emperor)
  • Special relationship with: Julius Caesar (his great-uncle/adoptive father), Emperor Caligula (his great-grandson and the third Roman emperor), Emperor and Empress Nero (his great-great grandchildren and the last Julio-Claudian emperor)
  • Allies: Julius Caesar, Niccolo Machiavelli, The Heroic Protectors of Family, Arthur and Artoria Pendragon, Aegon I, Visenya and Rhaenys Targaryen
  • On good terms with: Takumi Aldini
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Bucciarati's gang
  • Rivals: Cersei Lannister and Joffrey Baratheon, Charles Zi Britannia, Sheev Palpatine
  • Enemies: Queen Cleopatra, Marcus Junius Brutus, enemies of Rome in general, Prime Minister Honest, Diavolo, Cioccolata, The Child Abuse Supporters
  • Respects: Most Happily Married deities, Ned Stark
  • Pities: Robb Stark
  • Opposes: Adulterers like Spirit Albarn, Jafar
  • Opposed by: Boudica
  • Complicated Relationship: Xena, Gabrielle (Xena)
  • Gaius Octavius Thurinus. The grandson of the famous Julius Caesar's sister, and shortly before his assassination made his heir. He grew to be one of the most powerful men in the civil war that followed. With Mark Antony and Marcus Lepidus they defeated Brutus and his Liberators, but like the First Triumvirate it would fall apart. Octavian and Antony would fight for control of Rome, and ultimately the ambitious Octavian would rise to become Rome's first emperor. However he chose to be known as princeps, or "first citizen" as a show of humility and avoiding accusations of becoming a king. Barring the Eastern Roman Empire he had the longest reign of any Roman Emperor, and is usually only challenged by Trajan in rankings of "the best emperor".
  • While Caesar was a bit upset over how Augustus treated both Cleopatra and Mark Antony, he is at least grateful that Augustus avenged his death. Augustus can only imagine how awkward it'll be if his arch-rival ever ascends to the pantheon. His and the original Caesar's relationship has been strained upon learning he would have Caesarion, Julius' illegitimate child with Cleopatra, executed in his feud with Cleopatra. While Julius Caesar understands the necessity of the act given the dynamics of power, Caesarion was still his son. He'll stand by him in the pantheon, but won't like him as much as he did before. Augustus is on further edge with the possibility that Mark Antony could one day join the pantheon.
  • Ruthlessly ambitious in his youth, as he grew old the princeps mellowed out. He would be succeeded by his step-son/adoptive son Tiberius, a somber Dirty Old Man who didn't want the job in the first place. While fairly ruthless, a lot of the more negative aspects of his reign comes from his prefect and "friend" Sejanus. Augustus wasn't happy to see this fate befall his heir, and has gained a disliking for Prime Minister Honest and Jafar for representing the Evil Chancellor trope. Primarily Honest, who's vice-fuelled life is in complete opposition to his "family values".
  • On his own ascended family, he is upset at Caligula and Nero's descent to madness, however pities their condition as even in his own lifetime the seeds of the Big, Screwed-Up Family were being planted. The Servant Nero was someone he could be more proud of, however. Augustus believes their madness could've been avoided had Drusus the Elder or his son Germanicus not died at an early age. To help enforce family values and safer households he is an ally of the Heroic Protectors of Family and foe of the Child Abuse Supporters. That said, the former does think he could be a bit nicer, and feel his exiling of his daughter may have been a case of Disproportionate Retribution.
    • He often finds himself relating to the founders of the Targaryen dynasty, as the four of them are conquerors who's legacy has produced great men, terrible leaders and mixed bags.
  • Found a translated copy of The Prince and became interested in its author, one Niccolo Machiavelli. So he invited Machiavelli to his temple, where they had a spirited discussion on politics and life in general. Suffice to say, Augustus and Machiavelli hit it off pretty well.
  • Would like to remind people that he is not a king, however snider deities think the princeps role is fake humility and he's a king in all but name. He does associate himself with the House of Royalty, which doesn't help these accusations. There he talked to Arthur and Artoria Pendragon over their leadership of England, possibly out of hopes of annexing their territory. However he decided it's best for Rome to have a strong ally in the British Isles. Also, he respects the two and their rise to kingship.
  • He isn't all too fond of the Lust sub-houses as his straight-edge personality has him look down on the Roman stereotype of hedonism. They find him somewhat hypocritical given the historical rumors that he had lovers, though even in those rumors they were picked out by Livia so it's not like he ever went behind her back. They're more likely to point out that he and Livia abandoned their first spouses to be together, and she was pregnant with Drusus the Elder at the time. This has led to some historical speculation Augustus was the biological father, though nothing conclusive(though Drusus' son Emperor Claudius encouraged that speculation to have a stronger link to Augustus' bloodline).
  • He's more bothered with adulterers, having labeled it as a crime during his rule. Notably has disdain for Spirit Albarn for not setting a good example for his daughter. He shoots back at Augustus that ignoring her mother and putting her in a loveless marriage with Tiberius didn't set a good example either. Granted Spirit is a cheater, but with the first point he's not off the mark. Augustus would be more annoyed at Joseph Joestar for his adultery as well, but he did stop the Pillar Men who had troubled the Ripple users of 1st century Imperial Rome.
  • While he doesn't like adulterers, Augustus has no hard feelings towards guys like Josuke Higashikata for being the result of adultery. Also while he doesn't care for the Lust sub-houses, he is perfectly fine with Robb Stark for trying to make up for his lustful acts by making an honest woman out of the one he deflowered. He feels bad for how breaking a prior(though not consummated) engagement ended horribly for Robb. Augustus holds some respect for Robb's dad not just for being the ever-honorable and responsible figure, but sullying his own good name with the claim of cheating on his new wife in order to protect his sister's son. However he has given some warning to the Lord of Winterfell
    Augustus: "Honor is a good thing, but pragmatism is the greater virtue".
    • While Augustus respects Ned, Ned criticizes his killing of Caesarion to consolidate power. He gets it has the same reasoning as his buddy Robert Baratheon, but he didn't like it then and doesn't like it now.
  • His Moral Guardians sensibilities lead him to respect those who are Happily Married, and/or have managed to avoid the temptation of an affair. While he feels their marriage needs some work, he congratulates Homer and Marge for having numerous plots where they've been tempted into an affair, but always manage to remain loyalty to each other.
  • The desire for a more virtuous Rome has led to him being frustrated with Diavolo. Him trying to kill his daughter is abhorrent to even the ruthless princeps, as while he's not the most understanding father to his daughter Julia he does try to be a good dad. However Diavolo's Passione spreads narcotic-based societal rot. Worse is Cioccolata, their pet monster, tried to kill everyone in his beloved city For the Evulz. He is aiding Bucciarati's gang to help clean up Rome and get rid of Diavolo's forces, but as they're still a unit of organized crime the emperor doesn't care for them on a personal level and tolerates them only for cleaning things up.
  • Under the suggestion of Dream the elderly Augustus will sometimes disguise himself in the role of the vagrant and explore the Couples sub-houses of Love and Affection, to appreciate true love that he and his wife Livia have appreciated. To complete the illusion he sometimes has Chester A. Bum follow him.
  • His position as a moral authority and father of his nation has him often discuss matters of fatherhood with Charles Zi Britannia. Augustus can understand his desire for a world without lies and concern with his offspring, however he believes his goals are too radical. A "world without lies" may seem appealing, but changing the human mindset and removing identity? No thank you. However Augustus does seem to be sympathetic to him growing up in a toxic family, even if he heavily crticizes the man for repeating that toxicity.
  • Does not think highly of Cersei Baratheon and her inbred son, Joffrey due in part to his own experiences with his own daughter. While he admires Tywin Lannister for his leadership abilities, Augustus believes that Tywin's obsession with his family legacy overrode common sense, leading to a senseless war that was orchestrated by Petyr Baelish. Tywin does point out that his own brood can be rather troublesome, as he exiled his daughter for continued adultery and would have problems getting a concrete heir.
  • Augustus respects the Iceni queen Boudica to a degree, but that respect ends when he discovered her war against the Romans. Granted that the Roman governor was a total dick in screwing Boudica over and ordering her and her daughters to be raped, the interests of the Empire exceeds anything and everything else.
  • His ascension was met with a grimace from both Xena and Gabrielle. While he played a big role in helping the two escape the wrath of the gods to a certain extent, she was not pleased with how he raised her daughter to become the ruthless warrior she used to be. Safe to say that things are complicated between them.
  • One of his more light-hearted moments was pointing out that, as emperor of Rome he was in charge of all Italian deities in the pantheon and used that as an excuse to order Takumi Aldini to be his chef. He enjoyed the meal and Takumi being a Nice Guy, admitting this was a set up and sent him on his way. However given he died about 2000 years before Takumi was born, he's still trying to get used to the new palates his Ancient Roman body wasn't aware of.
  • Never bring up the torrid claims he and his sister Octavia had engaged in incest, or that his wife was behind some of his relatives' demise to make Tiberius the heir. Spread word of both and expect to be crucified. Augustus hates the rumor that his wife poisoned him too, and pointed out that he was plagued with health issues throughout his life and finally died at age 75. It's actually somewhat of a miracle that he lived as long as he did.
  • One might think Augustus would be a little miffed at how, among other figures Palpatine takes influence from him and Julius Caesar. Though Palpatine is too tyrannical for his liking, Augustus does see a lot of his ambition in the Galactic Emperor, and has some respect for how he consolidated power and his intellect. However he criticizes Sidious for letting himself get high on his own power, and that his indulgent cruetly was a large factor in his downfall; he should've practiced more self-restraint and not been as apathetic. To his credit, Palpatine acknowledges Octavian/Augustus as cunning however merely muses that "self-control is not the way of the dark side" and insists "more firepower" is more effective than the Boring, but Practical approach.
  • "I found Rome a city of clay but left it a city of marble".
    • "Have I played the part well? Then applaud, as I exit."

    Sergey Taboritsky 
Sergey Vladimirovich Taboritsky's eyes snapped open as morning light streamed in through the study windows. Was he in hell? It was far too bright to be. Was the Tsarevich not revealed to be bones and dust and scraps of cloth, all of his efforts, sins and atrocities for naught? Yet there was no sign of Alexei, or even any sound at all echoing in the palace. In the palace grounds outside, strange beings lurked and shifted behind the various hedges and statues, their presence betrayed their colors and glows as they advanced. Some even floated, eyes fixed to the windows in cautious curiosity. They were powerful beings, gods and demons both, telling whoever lurked within the palace to reveal themselves. If it was true that he had come to the land of the gods, then perhaps his Blessed Tsarevich is here as well, ready to be found and take the throne. He steadied himself on the corner of his desk and shakily rose to his feet. With renewed purpose, he picked up the phone and contacted any commanders he could. None answered. In this world, he was alone, but it was no matter. God had given him a second chance, another challenge to prove that he and Russia were truly worthy of Alexei's rule. A grin crept across Taboritsky's face, the first in a long while, silently laughing at how he could ever doubt the survival of the Tsarevich.
There is much to be done.

Sergey Vladimirovich Taboritsky, Unholy Regent of Self-Destructive Repression (Sergius von Taboritzki, The Blessed Regent, Tabby, Taburet, funni clock man)

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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: The flag of the Holy Russian Empire
  • Theme song: "Verify Your Clock"
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil (belives himself to be Lawful Neutral)
  • Portfolio: Alternate-History Nazi Victory, Evil Reactionary, Completely Batshit Crazy And Evil Regent, Guided By The Will Of The Skein, Breakout Character, Historical Villain Upgrade, Believes Alexei Romanov Is Hiding and Purging Everyone In Russia Deemed Impure Will Bring Him Back, Deadly Gas, Absolute Xenophobe, Being A Member Of The Nazi Party Despite Having A Jewish mother, The Theocracy, Allohistorical Allusion, Elevated From A Political Nobody To Being The Reunifier And Ruiner Of Russia, Turning Russia Into A Living Nightmare Tainted With Chemical Weapons, Kill the Poor, Academics, And Anyone Who Has Ever Committed A Crime, Dystopia Is Hard, Clocks of Control, His Sanity Being Represented By Clocks and Dies If They Hit Midnight upon realizing Alexei is never coming back and Russia falls into chaos soon afterward, The Schizophrenia Conspiracy
  • Domains: Royalty, Evil, Insanity, Pollution, Sterilization, Death
  • Herald: Viktor Larionov
  • Allies: None. While some evil deities like The Joker rival him in insanity, he is so completely detached from reality that he is impossible to work with or even steer in a particular direction.
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: Lysandre, Caesar Clown
  • Rivals: Big Brother, Imran Zahkhaev, Vladimir Makarov and Nikita Dragovich, Aryan Brotherhood, Konrad von Carstein
  • Has the favor of: Nurgle, Khorne, Delirium, Kefka Palazzo, Hexxus
  • Enemies: Every good-aligned, Jewish and Russian deity, but especially Anastasia Nikolaevna Romanova, Rasputin, Artyom Alekseyevich Chyorni and Georgy Zhukov, all his rivals for that matter, the God-Emperor of Mankind, the GUAE Trollkaiger, Johann Schmidt/Red Skull, Steve Rogers/Captain America, Team Metal, Judge Dredd, the Hall of Disguises, the House of Royalty
  • Opposed By: Most Nazi Deities like Deathshead
  • Pitied by: Anyone who can see through his reign of terror and see the incredibly mentally ill man inside. Mostly at a distance...and shockingly enough, Zamasu
  • Respected by: The Dark Judges (one-sided)
  • Tolerated by: The Grand United Alliance of Law (barely)
  • The world the Blessed Regent hails from is a bleak one, but marked with paths that could turn it to the light. This is not one of them. The Soviet Union had been shattered after Operation Barbarossa and again after the West Russian War. Taboritsky, a Russian emigre living in Berlin, was the one-time assassin of Vladimir Nabokov's father and faked a Russian German noble ancestry to join the NSDAP. He was originally affiliated with Vladimir II’s invasion during the West Russian War, but since dismissed his claim as that of a imposter and left Vladimir’s fiefdom for the Komi Republic, a Disaster Democracy that turned into a haven for extremists at all ends of the political spectrum. A fringe monarchist in the far-right Passionaryy Organization, Taboritsky believes that Alexei Romanov is still alive despite being dead for nearly fifty years. After somehow maneuvering his way into control of Komi and reunifying West Russia, he unveiled his true intentions: he would create a Holy and Pure Russia in order for the Tsarevich to return. To do so, he models his government on an extremist faction of the Nazis and conquers the rest of the country with terrible purges and poison gas. What’s left of his mental state continues to crumble as the constant massacres and total oppression still fail to bring the Tsarevich back. When the clocks hit midnight, Alexei seemingly appears to Taboritsky in his office, only to immediately disintegrate into a child’s skeleton. The Blessed Regent dies screaming and Russia collapses into a charnel house of death and extremism.
    • Other memories have seeped into the Regent's mind as a consequence of the many paths he could have taken. One where he disappeared into the woods on the way to the Aryan Brotherhood, one where he was voted out of the Passionaryy and left calmly composed, and one where he immolated himself in a chapel. The visions of every path ending in failure or death have shaken him, but he can't allow his resolve to falter.
    • Commentators and analysts in the Pantheon are simultaneously dreading and eagerly anticipating a rematch between Taboritsky's HRE and the Aryan Brotherhood. In some timelines the two warlord states never met, and even when they did their insane goals are fundamentally irreconcilable despite their ideological similarities. Taboritsky and Vagner are aware of each other's existence in the pantheon, and the authorities are gearing up for a massive spillover of violence potentially involving chemical weapons.
  • One midnight in the Pantheon, the clocks striking twelve were punctuated by a set of discordant pianos and whistles. An opulent mansion, not that different from the more opulent temples, appeared on a vacant lot, with screaming heard inside. Out of an abundance of caution, an MTF from the SCP Foundation was dispatched to investigate, but were soon overtaken by a toxic gas that melted them into goop and began streaming out of the palace. The substance was identified as Taborite, a chemical agent similar to Nova-6, triggering alarm that such a potent weapon could fall into Nazi hands once more. With help from the GOC and other forces, the temple was sealed off from the main house, but with Taborite unable to be safely neutralized at the moment, the temple lay unbreached. No one has any idea what’s going on inside except for a looping radio broadcast:
    Remain calm.
    The Regent endures.
    Alexei lives.
    The Holy Russian Empire shall endure.
    There is much to be done.
  • Despite the strict quarantine placed on Taboritsky's palace, propaganda extolling the Regent, the "Holy Russian Empire", and the promised Tsarevich, as well as various criminal activities determined to be in support of him, have been reported all over. Whoever dares follow him are still obscure and not much of a threat, confined mostly to Pantheon's underground political fringes, but efforts are ongoing to uncover what support base Taboritsky is building. What can be said is that he is a danger to every single Russian and should he get what he wants, Russia as a country and an idea will never recover. Even Artyom, who lives in a post-nuclear war Russia where he fights off the Red Line and the Fourth Reich, believes if the "Blessed Regent" takes control of the Metro he's in for an even worse fate
  • Only Alexei is fit for the throne and the sight of another Romanov in the pantheon - Anastasia - was enough to send the regent into a rage. He is currently trying to find ways to kill her but ruled out all cooperation with Rasputin, considering him a demonic wizard who threatened the entire Romanov family and his blessed Alexei. Anastasia herself was only made aware of the Mad Regent when she was kidnapped and interrogated about her brother's whereabouts. Having been separated from the rest of the family and suffering from amnesia during the revolution, Anastasia could not provide any answers to the Regent's severe dissatisfaction. Luckily, she was rescued in time by Team Metal and is now under much stricter security.
  • Taboritsky's ascension confused most Nazi deities in the pantheon, first him being a Russian member of the Nazi party, and the second being that he's secretly Jewish. While he shares most of their beliefs, they take offense with how his lunacy exaggerates if not outright parodies how destructive and doomed to failure their ideology is, and his methods were denounced as counter-productive and too excessive even for them. However, they can't disavow him as a pretender as he has the paperwork to prove his membership in the historical NSDAP, offering him more legitimacy than even Johann Schmidt, who disgusted by what he sees as a perversion of Nazi ideology. Steve Rogers naturally thinks Taboritsky is yet more proof about how inherently vile fascism and Nazism is.
  • Deathshead is even more perplexed that the Nazi Germany of Taboritsky's timeline won World War II at all. The Reich conquered most of Europe, shattered the USSR, nuked Pearl Harbor, put a man on the moon, and even constructed Atlantropa (even the Wolfenstein world had to settle for a bridge) but then collapsed into economic depression and then civil war due to their own ineptitude. While willing to concede that they were able to do so without incredible leaps in technology, the sheer inefficiency of Taboritsky’s timeline’s fascists annoys him to no end, leading him to conclude that the only reason they could have succeeded was if they were put on training wheels through the war after which they were promptly removed.
  • Imran Zahkhaev, Vladimir Makarov and Nikita Dragovich despise Taboritsky for what he had done to Russia as a card-carrying fascist and Nazi, even though their own use of WMDs barely makes them any better. They could at least say they did it out of patriotism, not a monarchist delusion. In response, Taboritsky denounced them as "Judeo-Bolshevik puppets" for their dedication to the Soviet Union. However he's more concerned about Georgy Zhukov, somehow still alive despite the West Russian Revolutionary Front being defeated in Taboritsky's bloody path to reunification. The People's Marshal himself leaned that his incarnation in Taboritsky's timeline is one of the leaders of the WRRF and one of the better unifiers of Russia. While pleased that he kept fighting the good fight, he could only hope that his counterpart succeeded in the timelines where Taboritsky never came to power given the multitude of other factions in the former USSR, good and bad. Zhukov has since recruited Dimitri Petrenko, Viktor Reznov and other Soviet soldiers to form an All-Russian resistance to oppose the mad regent like all other fascists.
  • The God-Emperor of Mankind was disappointed to find the Regent basically acting like another one of his priests, with Taboritsky enacting policies declaring "suffer not the mutant". He took no pleasure in such acts of cruelty to keep humanity from falling to Chaos, but Taboritsky's empire performing similar acts out of a complete delusion to bring back a long-dead monarch sickens him. It certainly doesn't help that Taboritsky favors the insane tyranny the Imperium can and has devolved into; Taboritsky's standards are so high even dropping tools is a death sentence, and the House of Law and Justice has only seen his kind of zealousness exceeded by the Dark Judges; Judge Dredd proved just as appalled as the Emperor. Nurgle and Khorne, however, relish in the self-inflicted suffering by a man thinking he is serving God. Due to the small scale of Taboritsky's activities compared to other struggles in the Pantheon, none have been conclusively proven to have intervened.
  • Given how absolutely insane he is, among the larger alliances it was more a question of "who, if anyone, would be stuck with him". The closest anyone has come to controlling Sergey Taboritsky is probably the GUAL, who manipulate his religious fervor into him thinking God, Alexei and the will of the Skein is talking to him. However he's treated as nothing but a mad dog who's destructive regime works as a deterrent at best, and more realistically so his madness isn't directed at them. The only member of the GUAL who actually likes Taboritsky is Lysandre, as he also believes in a mass purge and genocide to purify the world and preserve its beauty. Also while Lysandre isn't racist per-say, they're both highly elitist. However this only goes so far due to Taboritsky's sheer detachment from reality, as he's liable to consider Lysandre a friend and a subversive in one sitting.
  • His discovery of alternate worlds and timelines was not good for his mental health, and he briefly fixated on finding a world where Alexei survived. He even personally broke into the Locations and Settings to acquire such means for himself and he found just what he was looking for: a portal gun used to travel to other dimensions. However, said device was owned by a certain Rick Sanchez who then proceeded to thoroughly kick his ass and dump him back in his temple. While enraged, Taboritsky felt it would be a waste of energy to go after him and issued a decree banning pickles. Anyone found in possession of them would be assumed to associated with Rick and undermining the HRE, thus punishable by execution. His limited resources to enforce that outside of his tiny zone of control led to it mostly being laughed at.
  • For the love of every god, do not try to impersonate Alexei; you will fail miserably in trying to manipulate him. Sergey Taboritsky wishes to usher a chemical holocaust on the Hall of Disguises for making the idea of impersonating his precious Alexei even possible. He's interested in the Deadly Gas Caesar Clown has access to. Horrifyingly Caesar was crazy enough and so bereft of moral standards to sell poison gas and other weapons to the insane regent...just from a clear distance. Hexxus loved this as he's amused by the Polluted Wasteland Taboritsky is turning Russia into in an attempt to "purify" it. However it's important to remember Taboritsky is too irrational to consistently appease. For further proof, the man plans to tear through the House of Royalty to exterminate anyone who could remotely be considered a pretender to the Russian throne.
  • Alexander Rovias considers Taboritsky an interesting subject with regards to his sanity meter, the clockworks. However, he wasn't that mentally stable to begin with and is understandably not that interested in conversation. The horrors of his regime match that of her most stressful experiences, but being made by humans, isn't enough to truly scare her. Because of his very fragile psyche, the Blessed Regent is easily baited by the Trollkaiger who like to take the piss out of him with memes such as calling him "funni clock man" and saying he invented loli due to his IRL self killing the father of Vladimir Nabokov, eventually leading him to write Lolita. He can't stand them pointing out he has a Jewish mother either. Eric Cartman initially thought he could use Taboritsky's hatred against Jews and as as his bio-father is ginger he's also Boomerang Bigot, but Taboritsky was too insane for him.
  • Amazingly he might be the one mortal Zamasu feels sympathy for, if a purely vain sympathy; like him Sergey Taboritsky is a deranged Knight Templar who wants to see his world become beautiful, even when the way of doing so is so genocidal and xenophobic it's basically apocalyptic. Far saner/more moral gods do pity him even if they can't stand what he's done since it's clear that he's a very mentally damaged person who needs help...but given his position, trying to proscribe it to him is met with a gruesome death. It's said that Delirium watches over him, and Kefka understands him. The latter is more evil than insane and thinks what he's doing is hilarious, so take it with a grain of salt. The Blessed Regent naturally has no idea why people are making the comparisons.
  • Could be considered a Foil to Big Brother and the Party; if the Holy Russian Party is how tyranny is self-destructive Oceania is how tyranny can forever sustain itself. In both cases it's still a hellish Dystopia, and INGSOC prides itself on being well aware of that fact when Taboritsky is FAR from self-aware. In fact the chaotic Holy Russian Empire is something they see as a potential pawn/enemy to further strengthen their hold on the Proles. Sergey just screamed at alleged "subversiveness" going "I AM NOT A JEW, I AM NOT A CAIN".
  • The utter batshittery of Sergey Taboritsky has been compared to Aerys II Targaryen and Luca Blight. To everyone's relief Taboritsky's prior contempt for the House of Royalty and complete disconnect from reality prevents him from trying to strike a chord with them over their madness. Indeed, Taboritsky is so utterly insane even those like Annie Wilkes who are obsessively mad themselves are too afraid of him to try and bond. There was at least one god who made Taboritsky even partially resemble normal and halfway competent at leading, though: Konrad von Carstein. While people like to compare the two, Taboritsky regards him as a bloodlusted beast. As hypocritical as it sounds, he does have a point; because of how broken he is calling Taboritsky a monster is a bit unfair as his delusions prevent him from realizing what he's doing is wrong. Even if Carstein was sane, he would be no less a monster because he was always a genuinely horrid person and his madness doesn't impact that.

Quasideities

    William Henry Harrison 
William Henry Harrison, God of Short Lived Leaderships (Old Tippecanoe)
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  • Quasideity
  • Symbol: His coat of arms
  • Theme Song: Tippecanoe and Tyler Too
  • Alignment: Lawful Neutral
  • Portfolio: 9th US President, Short-Lived Leadership (It's All He's Remembered For), Accomplished Veteran Of Tippecanoe And The War of 1812, Take That, Critics! Which Backfired Badly, Outliving One's Offspring, Rumored Curse About His Death
  • Domains: Leadership, Death, War, Slogans, Governing
  • Heralds: His wife, Anna Tuthill Harrison née Symmes and his Vice President/successor, John Tyler
  • Allies: George Washington, Abraham Lincoln (fellow presidents), Toriel, Baymax, Tony Tony Chopper, Dr. Gregory House, Ana Amari, Wally, Nunnally Lamperouge, Osmosis Jones, Leonard McCoy, Optimus Prime
  • On good terms with: Dipper and Mabel Pines, Lisesharte Atisma, Princess Zelda
  • Enemies: Bill Cipher, Steven Armstrong, Herbert Garrison, The Amoeba Boys, any deity who spreads disease
  • Wary of: Native American deities, Chaac, the House of Water and Moisture, Tharja
  • Pities: Enju Aihara, Yuuki Konno, Madeline
  • In the history of the United States eight presidents have died in office, and the first to do so was William Henry Harrison. The first governor of Indiana, Harrison helped defeat the last major Indian military confederation and was a key player in the War of 1812. His reputation of a war hero made him the new Whig Party's main choice for their first president, and after losing the 1836 election he won the 1840 election against incumbent Martin Van Buren. Unfortunately for him he got sick and died a month in office, having the shortest leadership of any president. Most only know him for that.
  • His death led some debate on whether the Vice President should be president or acting president, but John Tyler got his way(and was later kicked out of his own party). Not many people know of the Whig Party, and Harrison fears his death may have something to do with that. He was impressed by former Whig Abraham Lincoln for what he managed to accomplish during the times of war. It's led him to discard his tolerance of slavery and being a slave owner upon his ascension to the pantheon. He gets along with Washington as well, given he was the first president and a war hero like Harrison.
  • While presidents of his party aren't well-regarded, Harrison considers them and himself infinitely better than Herbert Garrison and Senator Armstrong. He's said to Garrison that he was a better president in 100 days than he was, despite being dead for 69 of them.
  • Though he dislikes being known as "the president who died in a month", William Harrison will take the position of Short-Lived Leadership since he can still do more in the pantheon than he was able to as president. He went out dancing in the House of Celebration after making a long speech on a cold day...again. Most thought he was Too Dumb to Live, but Harrison turned out fine and wants to remind the pantheon he was perfectly fine for the next two weeks.
  • Officially his death was due to pneumonia, where he lingered for nine days. Some evidence suggests it was more like typhoid as the White House had no sewer system, and it's possible this played a part in the deaths of presidents Polk and Taylor as well. He's spending time with the (sane) physicians in the pantheon to better understand medicine so stuff like this doesn't happen again.
  • He pities Enju, Madeline and Yuuki for suffering illness at a young age, and is proud of both Wally and Nunnally for what they achieved despite their illness. He appreciates Osmosis Jone's work to keep the body health, and opposes those who wish to spread disease. And the Amoeba Boys, oddly enough.
  • Was actually the replacement for President Quentin Trembley, due to how ridiculous he was. Harrison's grateful towards Dipper and Mabel for keeping that secret, and was shocked that Trembley's harebrained scheme of preserving himself in peanut brittle actually worked. He's learned to be cautious about Bill Cipher from them.
  • His father was a founding father, and grandson was a president, making him one of three presidents with a descendant as president. He had ten children, but unfortunately he outlived six of them and only one son outlived both his parents. Because of this he's sympathetic towards Toriel for losing her son.
  • Originally he wanted to a doctor and entered medical school, but couldn't afford the tuition and dropped out. He later joined the military. In response to how he shed his mortal shell, William Henry Harrison is studying under the House of Health and Diseases. He's been discussion to Ana Amari about their military history, and is trying to better understand her futuristic healing technology.
  • Rumor has it that when he killed Tecumseh, his shaman cursed the position and that's why he died in office. The Zero Year Curse or Curse of Tecumseh/Tippecanoe has it that any president who wins election on a year ending with zero. This only stopped with Ronald Reagan surviving an assassination attempt. Harrison is afraid of Tharja since she's the goddess of hexes, and chooses to stay out of the House of Magic and Sorcery.
  • Given his military endeavors against Native Americans, he would rather not be around Native Americans like Nightwolf. Or those who are a lot like Native Americans such as Neytiri. There's some bad blood between him and Native Americans, though probably not as bad as president Andrew Jackson.
  • He'd also avoid those who bring rain like Chaac or snow and cold, given the unpleasant inaugural address that, while it didn't kill him, probably weakened his immune system enough for the typhoid to definitively off him. He will give Yoshino the benefit of the doubt given she can't exactly control her weather powers, and Shido Itsuka is trying to smooth over things between the two.
  • Gets along with Optimus Prime as they're both military leaders, and appears to respect Princess Zelda for being a symbol of wise leadership that he hoped to be but never could accomplish as president. Seems to sympathize with Lisesharte Atismata for her desire to be a proper and excellent queen for her people, like he desired to be a reasonable president.
  • Comforted in the knowledge to know that as short as his leadership is, it's still longer than the Nostalgia Critic's week-long takeover of Molossia. Or the briefer time Jafar was sultan before being tricked into wishing he was a genie.


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