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Greater Gods

    Kougane/Kamen Rider Mars 
I am the true Golden Fruit, the God of the New Generation!

Kougane, Malevolent Deity of the Golden Fruit (Kamen Rider Mars, Kamen Rider Jam, Artificial Forbidden Fruit)
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Kamen Rider Mars 
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  • Greater Deity as Mars. Intermediate Deity as Jam.
  • Symbol: The Golden Ringo Lockseed as Mars. The Black Ringo Lockseed as Jam.
  • Alignment: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolio: Being a Personification of the Golden Fruit who Claims to be the "God of the New Generation", Has the Power to Corrupt a Person Through the Evil Seeds, Casting a Shadow, Poses as Yuya Sumii in the Soccer World, Returns as Jam, Possess a Teenage Girl as a Hostage in the Post Climatic Battle
  • Domains: War, Corruption, Possession, Shapeshifting
  • Superior: Gen Urobuchi
  • Herald: The Locust Monster
  • Allies: All Ascended Toku Villains, Katsumi Daido/Kamen Rider Eternal, Monokuma and his Mastermind, The Incubators, Ali Al-Saachez, the Trollkaiger, Number 96: Black Mist, any warmonger gods.
  • Enemies: All Ascended Toku Heroes (especially Every Good and Neutral-aligned Armored Riders in the Pantheon including Kouta Kazuraba/Kamen Rider Gaim), Madoka Kaname and her brethren Puella Magi, Setsuna F. Seiei, Lelouch Lamperouge, Sei Iori and Reiji, Tatsuya Yuuki, Aila Jyrkiainen, Team TRY Fighters
  • Dislikes: The House of Sports
  • Opposed by: Ryoma Sengoku/Kamen Rider Duke, Tomoko Nozama.
  • Ascended into the proper pantheon with a thirst for vengeance against all the Armored Riders in the pantheon after its first, and second, defeat at the hands of Kamen Rider Gaim in the Soccer World and the mortal world.
  • Being the personification of the Artificial Forbidden Fruit, Kougane can change its gender appearance or possess a person as its host.
  • Kougane is also aided by the Locust Monster as its underling along with its powers to disperse the Evil Seeds to corrupt them once the seed is attached to every person and causing a massive war zone due to the corruption of its victims.
  • After its ascension, Kougane is spotted by Monokuma who is intrigue with Kougane's abilities while Kogane is impressed with Monokuma's intentions of turning the Pantheon into a despair-filled world. Because of this, Kogane and Monokuma made an alliance with their full intention to create anarchy and chaos in the Pantheon.
    • Kyubey also found him interesting due to its power of corrupting them and absorb their powers to increase its own strength, with Kogane looking forward to work with Kyubey in a plan to corrupt every magical girls in the pantheon. Needless to say, It immediately became enemies with the Puella Magi after knowing Kougane's plans.
  • Kougane is known to be good allies with Katsumi Daido since both of them are evil Riders, also both of them were proud of their deeds of committing atrocities in their respective stories.
  • The Trollkaigers were intrigued with Kougane's powers as both of them looking forward to work each other to commit malicious actions for the sake of evil.
  • Forms an alliance with Ali Al-Saachez after Kougane noticed the terrorist also loves warfare which it delights him alot as he looks forward to do more war in the pantheon.
  • Due to it's desire to make War in the Pantheon, Kougane became bitter enemies with Setsuna F. Seiei who hates the concepts of War itself, and Lelouch vi Britannia due to his reputation of turning his own world a peaceful place at the cost of his own mortal life.
  • Kougane also dislikes anything related to sports, especially soccer, this is mostly had something to do with his downfall. Because of this, Kougane immediately attacks many Deities in the House of Sports after its immediate ascension. However, he found a lot of oppositions in the form of Gunpla Fighters Sei Iori and Reiji, Tatsuya Yuuki, Aila Jyrklainen, and Soccer player Tsubasa Oozora.
    • Became even more upset upon learning of Team TRY Fighters' ascension and is looking for a way to put an end to Gunpla Battles.
  • Surprisingly, Kougane was being opposed by a fellow evil Rider Ryoma Sengoku after the mad scientist found out that his soccer world incarnation was killed by Kougane, and Tomoko Nozama as the Kamen Rider Club member sees Kogane as a disgrace and unworthy of the name "Kamen Rider".

    Scylla & Charybdis 
Scylla and Charybdis, Goddesses of Negative Choices (Scylla: Horror of the Sea | Charybdis: Terror of Tartarus Deep)
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  • Greater Goddess (Scylla) and Intermediate Goddess (Charybdis)
  • Symbol: Her four wolf-head tentacles: Ajax, Achilles, Cyril, and Zoey (Scylla); A whirlpool with a light sticking out or her Wanted poster (Charybdis).
  • Alignments: Chaotic Evil
  • Portfolios:
  • Domains: Seas, Monsters, Shapeshifting (Scylla), Whirlpools (Charybdis)
  • Allies:
  • Enemies:
  • A rock and a hard place. That's the simplest way of saying what these two deadly Greek beings are. Once making their home in a strait that was frequented by many sailors, the unlucky crew had to choose which of two equally bad choices: Lose a few men to the ravenous wolf tentacles of the Horror of the Sea's cave abode or risk losing their entire lives and ship to a powerful whirlpool caused by the Terror of Tartarus Deep. As it was the only route, there was no way to avoid them.
    • Their terrorizing ended when Scylla, bored of eating "seafood", rose up from her cave using her tentacle and moved to greener pastures. Charybdis, finding herself hungry as ships now sailed past Scylla's empty home to avoid her, eventually wandered off. She would have remained a terror to mankind if it wasn't for the kindness of her old friend Scylla who eventually found and brought her to the Pantheon where the two now make their home, terrorizing both the waters and land.
  • Scylla is the more versatile of the two, as she is able to walk on land by slithering on her wolves and use them to attack and catch prey. Charybdis, however, is completely waterborne, but is able to attack by inhaling water through her massive mouth. When fully on water, she can suck-in all manners of creatures into her waiting jaws. When just below the surface of the water, she sucks in water from below to create whirlpools.
  • Even though they are known for wrecking ships, they are completely against destroying the ships of the Abyssal Fleet. Scylla was curious about a certain battleship that has been said to be related to her. That's when she met Battleship Re-Class. Upon seeing her and feeling her intense maliciousness, she doted on her as though she was a baby sister and Re-Class enjoyed the attention. Charybdis, on the other hand, has a soft spot for Re-Class as she considers her a ship-version of an anglerfish as she lures unsuspecting ships close to her to later attack with her tail guns.
  • For some strange reason, they are quite attached to two thirds of Loki's Brood. Scylla enjoys Fenrir's company (even though he mostly have eyes for her female wolf head), while Charybdis has a major crush on Jörmungandr. Hel, on the other hand, is not one to trust on the times she is her light self. Their progenitor, Loki, is currently scheming with the two in a secret plot. No surprise it will end up with Ragnarok.
  • The Horror of the Sea, Scylla has had many poets try and give her a bit of humanity to her monstrosity. Some say she was a former nymph who was cursed by a vengeful priestess, while others say she was the daughter of a lesser water god and was transformed by his jealous mistress who was also a potent sorceress, and yet others say she was simply born this way and dropped into the world to terrorize man. No matter what is said, one thing is for certain: She is pure evil.
  • Scylla hates the greek gods as she blames them for her current state. In fact, she has been seen forming an alliance of other maidens that have been cursed by the jerkass gods of Olympus like Medusa and Arachne. Whatever comes out of this group has yet to be seen.
    • Another greek deity she despises is Medea. Many believe this is due to the fact that she is the niece of the great mythological sorceress, Circe, who turned out to be the mistress of the water god mentioned in one of her origin tales. Considering Circe's specialty, this is not too far-fetched.
  • Many brave deities have asked about her wolf tentacles' names with three having the name of strong warriors, and then there's Zoey. She smiles wickedly saying she specifically picked that name as it comes from the greek word for life. Life, unfortunately, is something she never respects.
    • Achilles is not happy at learning one of Scylla's tentacles is named after both him and his friend and rival, Ajax, and swears he'll personally mount both wolf heads on his temple wall. Scylla relishes meeting him and instructs her pets to go for his heel if and when he shows up.
  • Despite preferring to live on land, she never forgets her oceanic roots. Some evil deities that pay her respect have been Davy Jones and Ursula. Jones has proven to be such a gentleman with her despite her appearance that she chose to ascend her friend Charybdis and placed her at his beck and call. Now Davy Jones has the power to summon a creature that can create deadly whirlpools through a different Capstan Hammer. Start panicking.
    • The sea witch has proven to be a reliable ally as they both seek revenge on those who wronged them. Ursula has been plotting some schemes and Scylla is all too happy to be a part of them once everything is set.
  • Although she has been mostly seen as a evil little girl, she sometimes take the appearance of a older adult version of herself and adds eel-like tentacles alongside her traditional lupine ones. Dracula considers her a nice girl (as much as evil can be nice any way) but with problems keeping her pets in line. At least when in the child form, she has less tentacles to deal with. Alucard, on the other hand, detests her no matter what form she takes.
  • Being able to travel on land, she has changed tactics in order to get her meals. She tricks people to approach her with her sweet voice asking for help or by crying. Once the unlucky individual comes close, the wolves burst out of the ground and tear the victim to shreds.
    • One of the most despicable acts she has done was tricking the de-powered Madoka Kaname from leaving the safety of her well-guarded temple by imitating the voice of her mother. She would have been eaten if it wasn't for the arrival of her Puella Magi heralds in the Sisterhood who fought her and her wolves off to later retreat. Since then, Madoka has been strictly told not to leave unless escorted.
  • There has been unusual sightings of a cute bunny witch that has Scylla's voice and four pillow-like rabbit familiars. Some say she's an alternate Scylla from a different dimension and others say it's an experiment on behalf of Rukia Kuchiki with pointers from Fluttershy to Heel–Face Turn the monster to a more cuddly form with the help of the House of Magic. In any case, she is a far more favorable sight than the monstrous girl, though it drives the GUAE and, most importantly, her temple roommate mad when in this form since she's always decorating her side of the temple with bunnies, magical appliances and rabbit motifs. Unfortunately for the rest of the Pantheon (and fortunately for the aforementioned two), this phase doesn't last long and she's back to her old evil monster girl form...for a while.
  • Nobody knew just what Charybdis looked like below the water as all attempts to get physical evidence ended with the poor soul sucked into a whirlpool. Dimitri Lousteau agreed to take some underwater recon photos on behalf of Bentley and other curious deities. The skin-diving iguana eventually returned worse for wear, but was successful in obtaining photos of Charybdis in combat against him. Developed photos showed what appeared to be a very large anglerfish with an abnormally large mouth. Bentley theorized Charybdis developed an abnormally powerful inhaling ability through the large maw which allows her to create whirlpools by sucking in water from below the surface. All Dimitri said she was "the baddest mother-jamster he had the uncoolness to boogie down with" who reminded him of Dr. M's fish mutant.
  • As she is able to create whirlpools in any large body of water, many ship-sailing deities are extra cautious when they sail the Pantheon's open waters since Charybdis will strike at any moment. The threat of the Terror of Tartarus Deep has formed marginal alliances of Prince Eric, Popeye and the Kantai ship girls with the Straw Hats, Gangplank and other pirates deities.
  • She is not just a threat to watercraft above the water for she also an underwater predator. Once I-401 and I-19 has the misfortune of navigating close to Charybdis' current location and the angler attacked them. To their surprise, she was able command schools of deadly lanternfish (which some say are her babies), while employing hit-and-run attacks. The two subs tried to retreat only for Charybdis to use her suction ability in the water to pull them into her waiting jaws. Only by firing a lucky torpedo shot to her bioluminescent esca was she stunned long enough for Iona and Iku to get away.
  • As a Sea Monster and Scylla's main ally, she too has allies among the Pantheon's evil water deities. As mentioned before, she is now under service to Davy Jones whenever he needs whirlpools to wreck ships. This has many deities worried as a force as powerful as a whirlpool under Jones' command is not a toy.
  • She completely loathes Lurerre the Abysroid for having taken the temple of Alluring Anglerfish before her. She is currently meeting with the Deep Blue Trio to take the spot Lurerre wanted as the representative for underwater in the group. The trio is very impressed by her legendary feats and her massive whirlpools and soon the Deep Blue Trio changed to the Deep Blue Quartet. The Pseudoroid was livid over this turn of events and prepares to challenge Charybdis to a duel.
  • She and the Kraken go back a long way as both were under the service of an Eldritch Abomination ocean deity known as Rahab. At the same time, she's upset that Lapras managed to ascend to a position more worthy of her ally Ahuizotl.
    • She also thought the Leviathan in the Pantheon was the same great shark she was also allies with but wasn't. Still, she enjoys what company the Tidehunter can give her. That and she, alongside Davy Jones, can help convince both him and the Kraken to work together.

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Intermediate Gods

    Cayden Cailean 
Cayden Cailean, God of Blackouts from Intoxication (The Accidental God, The Drunken God, The Drunken Hero, The Lucky Drunk)
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    The Investigation Team 
The Investigation Teammembers , Deities of Unbelievable Source Plots (Group: Seekers Of Truth | Yu: Narukami-kun, Souji Seta, The Sister-Complex Kingpin of Steel, Mr. Perfect, The Protagonist, P4 Hero, Senpai, Mr. Accomplice, Investigation Team Boy | Yosuke: Brosuke, Moesuke, Failsuke, Captain Ressentiment | Chie: Spunky Dragon with Deadly Legs, The Carnivore Who's Discarded Womanhood, Steak Cold | Yukiko: Yuki-chan, Amagidyne, Drunkiko, Crazy Hyena, The Unconquerable Snow Black | Kanji: Moronji, The Bloodcurdling Beefcake Emperor, Kanju | Rise: Rise-chan, Risette, Risecchi, The Scandalous Superstar Idol | Teddie: Kuma, Kumada, Teddie Teddie, King of the TV World, Teddy-chan, The Beast in Heat | Naoto: Detective Prince, Captain Pistol, The 2000 IQ Killjoy Detective)
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Clockwise from bottom: Yu, Chie, Yosuke, Kanji, Rise, Teddie, Naoto, and Yukiko
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  • Lesser Gods (Yosuke, Chie, Yukiko, Kanji, Rise, Teddie, and Naoto), Intermediate God, Greater God with Izanagi-no-Okami (Yu)
  • Symbol: Their respective glasses; Teddie's bear costume (Teddie only)
  • Theme Song: Reach Out To The Truth -Reincarnation Version- and Time To Make History
  • Alignment: Neutral Good (Yosuke is a mix of this and Chaotic Good, Chie is Lawful Good, Yukiko is Neutral Good, Kanji and Teddie are Chaotic Good, while Naoto is mainly Lawful Good with leanings of Chaotic Good when she's sufficiently pissed. According to the Golden Ending, Yu is Lawful Good.)
  • Portfolio: Personas, Fire-Forged Friends turned True Companions, Badass Crew, Character Development, Enlightenment Superpowers
  • Domains: Investigations, Murders, TV, Dimensions; Cooking, Cousins, Protectiveness, Wild Cards (Yu); Boredom, Wind, Love, Stores (Yosuke); Shorts, Kung-Fu, Steaks, Police (Chie); Inns, Heirs, Fans (Yukiko); Anger, Sewing, Delinquents (Kanji); Support, Popularity, Idols (Rise); Friendship, Personas, Shadows, Ice, Healing (Teddie); Knowledge, Intuition, Mystery (Naoto)
  • Allies:
  • Respected by: Bruce Banner/The Hulk
  • Uneasy Alliances With: Lucifer, Metatron, Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader (Yu)
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork with: The GUAG Magical Girl Sisterhood (one-sided) (Yu); Jin Kisaragi (Kanji)
  • Enemies: Izanami, Ameno-Sagiri, Nyarlathotep, The Psycho Rangers (particularly Psycho Red for Yu, Psycho Black for Yosuke and Kanji, Psycho Blue for Teddie and Naoto, Psycho Yellow for Chie, and Psycho Pink for Yukiko and Rise), Monokuma and Junko Enoshima, Agatha Trunchbull, Light Yagami, Hisoka, Hazama, Azrael, Yuuki Terumi, Carmine Prime, Hilda, Kage
  • Conflicting Opinion: Tohru Adachi (Yu)
  • Rival: Sho Minazuki (Yu)
  • Opposes: Tohru Adachi (Everyone but Yu); Lelouch vi Britannia (Yu); Eliza and Neil Reagan (Chie); Excalibur, Masato Kusaka/Kamen Rider Kaixa (Kanji); Serial Killers in general
  • Opposed by: Ghost Rider (Yukiko)
  • Feared by: Hanako Ikezawa (Yukiko)
  • Does Not Fear: Carmine Prime (Yukiko)
  • Fears: Ghosts (Chie and Naoto)
  • Yu Narukami came to the small town of Inaba to stay with his uncle and six-year-old cousin and enroll at Yasogami High School for a year due to his parents working overseas. Once there, he quickly made friends with both Yosuke Hamamura and Chie Satonaka. After following the trail of the murder of Yosuke's crush Saki Konishi, Yu, Yosuke, and Chie were able to discover the inside world of the Midnight Channel known as the TV World, where they found out it was where various murders including Saki's took place. Aided by the mysterious yet cheerful bear entity known as Teddie, they were able to accept their Shadows which became their Personas and help the rest of the attempted victims to do the same. Knowing that they are the only ones who could solve the strange murders happening around Inaba, the Investigation Team was formed!
  • After much debate in the Court of the Gods, it was decided that all members of the Investigation Team were to be united together under their shared adventure of using the Midnight Channel and TV World to solve the murder case in Inaba, thus moving them all to a new temple in the House of Narrative. It took some time for the move to begin, but this band of True Companions were able to live together under one roof, something they wouldn't have any other way.
  • Exclusive to the team as a whole:
    • The one thing the entire team has in common is their protectiveness of Nanako. While Nanako is actually Yu's cousin, they are still as close as siblings, and Yu will never let anyone hurt her without suffering the consequences. Every other member of the team also care for Nanako greatly and are just as protective. They tried to keep Nanako in the dark about the TV World after one such incident lead to a near-death experience for the young girl. Nanako, alongside the Cutie Mark Crusaders, ended up being attacked by the Heartless and saved by Adachi's Persona Magatsu-Izanagi, dredging up past memories regarding her kidnapping by Taro Namatame. Later over dinner, she confronted Yu with this issue, and his constant deflection resulted in her shouting at her Big Bro before locking herself in her room. Shortly after he left, as she cried in her bed, a dark wave abducted and delivered her to the TV World. Naturally, the entire Investigation Team, Nanako's father, Marie, and Adachi went in to rescue her...
      • Dojima, on the way to Nanako, crossed paths with his Shadow who this bit to say... about accepting Adachi despite the truth of everything he did. Surprisingly, just like Kain Highwind, Ryotaro was able to accept it, the things his ex-partner has done to Inaba, and what he's done since then (including at the P-1 Climax), and he managed to earn the Shiisaa Persona with it. The rescue team eventually found Nanako having cake with her Shadow, who was under the guise of a stained-glass themed masquerade ball-goer. Things got tense as the Shadow, which was themed around deception to reflect the secrets that had been hidden from Nanako for so long, eventually went berserk and engaged the group in combat, using webs, minions, and berserk-inducing effects. Eventually, after defeating the Shadow, Yu helped Nanako come to terms with what everyone had done to her, and she eventually acquired a Persona, Throne. And then, once they were out of the TV World, the entire team came clean with everything they had been hiding from her, and even commended her actions in the Kanamin Kitchen incidentnote . Since then, she's hung out with the Crusaders a lot more. Nanako currently trains under Teddie and Ken Amada to use her Persona.
    • The Investigation Team serve the unique purpose of helping other deities awaken their Personas in the Pantheon's version of TV World. Further information can be found here.
    • They weren't exactly proud to see that Adachi, Ameno-Sagiri, and Izanami again after what they did to Inaba. Though Sagiri respected the team, he is still willing to destroy humanity if he thinks that humanity wants it once more. The team are just glad that Izanami and Adachi didn't do anything to the Pantheon thanks to former's new hope for humanity and the latter's desire for atonement, but they are still keeping an eye on them. While Yu is still wary of Adachi, he is the only person who believes in his change of heart unlike the others who's reactions are of it are negative. Adachi did help them during the P-1 Climax after all
    • The team once played together in a band together, each bearing a different instrumentnote  with Rise as the lead singer. Sometimes they even invite their Honorary True Companion, Marie to join them as a singer while she plays the electric guitar. The team will occasionally visit the House of Music to polish their skills and practice… when Rise isn't being interrupted by I-No.
    • To say that they hate Monokuma and Junko Enoshima would be an understatement. Seeing the world they caused, it disgusts them as it remind them of what would happen if the darkness inside their heart didn't change and for Junko wanting to cause despair because of boredom and amusement somewhat reminds them of Adachi in some way.
    • The team hates Agatha Trunchbull due to being a Sadist Teacher who hates children and for abandoning her own niece, which caused them to make sure that she stays out of Nanako's sight and retorted how she is worse than Kashiwagi, especially for Chie since her attitude reminds her that of her Shadow self. The first thing they did to her is summoning their Personas to scare the shit out of her and to make sure that they'll never cross each other's paths or any of their loved ones. Agatha Trunchbull has been scared of them ever since.
    • The team greatly dislike Light Yagami very much, since he's a serial killer who is willing murder anyone who berates him for his methods of eliminating crime, regardless of whether they're criminals or not, just because he thinks he's a god who has the right to do so. Yu in particular sees a lot of himself in Light, with Light being what he could have become if he didn't have any friends. It seems fitting that one of their successors, Ryuji Sakamoto, is a contrast to Light despite sounding similar to him.
    • Led by Yu, the team went out to investigate the matter of Kage, the Shadowy One recently expelled from Ryu, and offered their services in assisting the martial artist to accept Kage into his being. However, he refused this, citing that this Shadow wasn't a natural vice of his own like the shadows of their world, but the embodiment of an evil power associated with his martial art called the Satsui no Hado that he had recently faced and overcome, and accepting the Shadow would only mean trouble as Kage wanted to be accepted so it could take over him. He also mentioned something about "communicating through fists", hinting that a fight would make things clearer; naturally Chie was intrigued and agreed to spar with him. The way he fought, like he was truly enjoying himself but not consumed at all, showed that he was telling the truth. After this, Yu conceded Ryu's point that he and Kage should be left as separate beings and promised to visit again on his own before leaving the Eternal Challenger to his training. Chie hopes to square up with him again someday.
    • The Investigation Team has earned the respect of, of all people, Bruce Banner. He respects their willing acceptance and harmony with their repressed subconscious jungean shadow selves and he can relate to what it's like to have to confront your subconscious repressed self. Basically, the Hulk is more or less Bruce's Shadow without actually being a Shadow. The Hulk also respects them for bravely facing up to their own dark sides and not trying to repress, demonize or "cure" them, but rather reach harmony with their Shadows.
    • The Investigation Team has experienced an influx of followers due to Persona 4: Golden being released on Steam, and are happy to welcome so many that have wanted to see their story for themselves and are grateful for the Overwhelmingly Positive reviews left by both longtime followers and newcomers alike.
    • In an alternate universe, the Investigation Team is led by Ren Amamiya, who's most often the leader of The Phantom Thieves of Hearts rather than Yu Narukami with Ryotaro Dojima being his uncle this go around and Naoto being a sort of frenemy to Ren.
  • Exclusive to Yu:
    • A former member of The Heroic Protectors of Family, he naturally gets along with them pretty well and appreciates Mary Poppins and Mufasa wanting to take care of the kids and asked the former if she could watch Nanako whenever he, Dojima or any of his friends aren't around. He is much more conflicted on Jin Kazama because of his plans on genocide even if he has a reasonable excuse for it and that he's abandoning his mother's ideals but doesn't mind him being one of them as long as he is in his best behavior. They now consider him to be a honorary member now that he's transferring. Yu is still willing to be with them and wants to help to find a candidate to replace his position and train him/her for preparation.
    • The nicer counterpart of Byakuya Kuchiki, although the latter doesn't think so highly of him. Didn't stop Yu to eventually form a Social Link with him, and eventually when Byakuya was heavily wounded and needed recovery after being attacked by the Vandenreich, he entrusts that Yu can also protect things he held dear in his absence. Yu just nodded.
    • Has a knack of making people, followers or gods alike calm down. This caused him to be viewed as a great ally by Bright Noah, whereas they work on in repairing wrongly placed emotions with Yu trying to calm people down, but if it fails, Bright steps in, Bright slaps, problem solved.
    • Lelouch respects Yu for his protection of his younger cousin, reminding him of how much he wanted to protect Nunally. Yu wouldn't say the same thing about him as he did so much atrocities that he couldn't get along with him even if he did it for a good reason.
    • He can relate to Mikasa Ackerman on what it feels like to be overprotective and the willingness to put themselves in danger to save their respective younger family members. What Yu want to change about Mikasa is how she should become her own person as she considers her entire life to revolve around Eren, hoping that forming a Social with her Link might help. That might not be the case anymore. While he thinks that what Eren said to Mikasa is way too harsh, causing Yu to lose his respect of him, the wild care hopes that this will be the first step of her gaining her independence.
    • One of Yu's abilities is to summon Asura to aid him. While in his universe it was an unrelated sun god's avatar, the one he's gained the power to call after ascending is the same one who's rapidly risen to fame for being one of the worst gods you could possibly piss off. Asura himself gladly lends Yu and his friends his power after seeing his love for Cousin Nanako and everyone else he protects.
    • Thanks to the Social Links aspect, he gets along with both Sora and Gentaro Kisaragi. Yu respects the former for his All-Loving Hero attitude and even if he couldn't believe that there are some villains he could forgive, he doesn't mind the warrior for it.
    • Yu has also become friends with Judai Yuki, being under the impression that Judai was a Persona User. He cited Judai's frequent comparisons to The Fool, his summoning of Monsters through Cards and just about anything that happened in his third year as evidence but Judai quickly denied it. Though he was quite amazed and relieved that they were very similar since becoming a Not Quite Human had left him with a Lonely at the Top complex.
    • Was once contacted by Mitsuru with information on Sigma and the Maverick Virus; he'd already heard that this virus had claimed and corrupted countless androids in its home universe, so was already alert to making sure the leader of Mavericks had no chance to get near Labrys. But then she explained the tidbit she learned about and how it had tailored itself into a strain called the Zero Virus and adapted to awakening the destructive "true personality" of its namesake target. So when Sigma later revealed himself as one of the Councillors of the Grand United Alliance of Machines, and he and fellow GUAM Councillor Ultron fused together with the power of the Infinity Stones, Yu assembled the entire team with great haste to protect Labrys from anything they might try.
    • Yu has only met Makoto Yuki twice, once during the incident with Zen and Rei, and another incident involving movie based labyrinths with Hikari. The latter incident also allowed him to meet Makoto's alternate female counterpart. Yu is able to work well with the two during both adventures.
    • Has a healthy perspective on the new Wild Card holder Ren Amamiya. He doesn't fully like Ren and his group's tactics, but respects his leadership skills and loyalty to his friends and recognizes that the Nasty Crimeboy's heart is in the right place. He and Ren have started talking about finding a way to use the Metaverse as another way to unlock Personas apart from the Midnight Channel; Ren first admitted there were complications to this, then later abandoned the project after finding out that this was impossible.
      • Their first true meeting had them clash in the "world of movies", where they initially mistook the other for an enemy. It didn't take long for the misunderstanding to be cleared up, and the two are able to work alongside Makoto and Kotone for their common goal of escaping from the Cinema.
    • Is supported by the Emperor of Mankind, who considers him the example of humanity that will seek the truth no matter where it leads or how inconvenient or uncomfortable it may be.
  • Exclusive to Yosuke:
    • Yosuke, being the formerly the God of Small Town Boredom, personally relates to Hilda because of their conflicts of being forced to move to an another home and that they're finally able to adjust living their new home. Because of this, they both want to team up to help those who still didn't adjust living their new home.
    • He met up with the Ninja Jiraiya and was at pause for a moment considering his Persona. Jiraiya, the God, just laughed and is willing to train Yosuke in a bit of ninjutsu since he almost thought he heard Sasuke Uchiha when Yosuke spoke, seeing that his Persona is a ninja frog, and that his primary weapons are kunais.
      • Was very surprised and more than a little annoyed when he discovered the Toad Sage had somehow autographed his Magician Arcana. He's still trying to figure out how to get it off.
    • Yosuke manages to bond the closest with Junpei Iori and Ryuji Sakamoto over their shared status as the Butt-Monkey as well as being the trusted partner to their field leaders.
    • Stays far away from one Amane Nishiki for two reasons. First, Amane's ways reminds him so much of that incident with Shadow Kanji. Second, the two sound exactly alike, creeping him out even more.
      • Ironically, it is speculated that Yosuke's relationship with Yu may be more than just friendship
      • Met up with Ben Tennyson not long after and got along well. Ben is interested with Yosuke's Persona power, while Yosuke is in awe with the Omnitrix.
    • Trains under Zoro in the art of wielding two swords at once.
    • Out of everyone in the Investigation Team, he is the most dismayed to hear of Adachi's ascension, as Adachi was responsible for Saki-sempai's death.
    • Yosuke unsurprisingly had the most difficult time with his Ultimate Persona, namely since it was the temperamental Susano'o, who came looking for him for dare using his power. Cornering him alone, a duel began between the storm god and Yosuke with Jiraiya. Yosuke was holding up admiringly if outclassed. Then Susano'o pushed his buttons regarding Saki and his failures too much. Cue Yosuke throwing everything back in the god's face before affirming his own mistakes and development. Jiraiya transformed and the battle suddenly become much more intense and even-sided, surprising the storm god. Despite this, he was gradually overwhelming Yosuke until the arrival of Yukiko with Amaterasu. Surprised to see the friendship between the two, Yosuke commented on how Susano'o himself changed. The storm god sheathed his sword before bowing with his sister and citing Yosuke as worthy. Yosuke thanked the god before nearly collapsing from exhaustion and being helped by Yukiko.
    • He has an (or two) eloquent way(s) to display Potty Emergency:
    • Considering the amount of flack he feels he's suffered over some of his less graceful moments, Yosuke has suited up in an attempt to prove he does possess a natural grace. The challenge he's undertaken to prove this? Dancing.
    • Yosuke was ecstatic to find out he'd be joining his bro Yu in a battle among gods, a few to name including Ragna the Bloodedge, Hyde Kido, and Ruby Rose. But is kinda annoyed that they STILL decided to keep his title as "Captain Ressentiment".
      • Out of everyone there, he hit it off well with Makoto and Yang the most, getting along with them and being friendly. However, he was then subjected to plenty of light-hearted teasing when people realized that two girls he got along with in the tournament were also very similar to Chie.
    • Despite Yosuke's often lack of respect, he often has plenty of moments to shine and indeed, in the fighting tournament where they met Labrys, it was his path that got the emphasis in the manga adaptation. He does get a little shy and sheepish when praised so earnestly.
    • His friendship with Yu has become more understandable when it was revealed that like Yu, he moved around alot as a kid and did not really get the chance to befriend people. He often went with the crowd to not stick out or be ostracized. However, he notes now how grateful he is to have met his friends on the team and how they helped him. He does get teased when people point out that his first close friend was technically not Yu, but Chie.
  • Exclusive to Chie:
    • While formerly the Goddess of Modesty of Shorts, Chie was more than happy to be able to move in with her companions in the new temple constructed for them, especially since she gets Yukiko as a roommate.
    • Spends time in the House of Justice, learning the ins and outs of law to fulfill her dream of being a police officer. She gets along with the majority of the House of Officers as they are dedicated on their jobs as police officers. The only cop she opposes is Chief Wiggum due to his incompetency and some of his bad moments as a cop.
    • She is a huge fan of kung-fu movies, so much so that she practically fangirls over the masters like Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan. Meeting them in the Pantheon is a dream come true for her and practically begged her to be her protege to be much more efficient on kung-fu as she is mostly self-taught on the art.
    • Befriended Chun-Li due to being a kung-fu martial artist and a Chinese police officer. Chun-Li seems excited to meet an aspiring police officer who's main skill of combat is the same as hers. Seeing that her kung-fu techniques are mostly self-taught thanks to watching a lot of kung-fu movies, she offered Chie to be her protege to become a professional one, which the latter wholeheartedly accepted.
    • Often goes to visit either Sanji or Komatsu to order a delicious steak meal and hang out. She's also trying to learn new fighting techniques too, but Sanji always rebuffs her attempts to get kicking lessons from him and Toriko, Komatsu's partner food-hunter, is never around when she comes by. In the former case it doesn't stop her from spying on Sanji when he's fighting, but she still can't figure out his Diable Jambe move for herself…
    • Considering how much Hanako Ikezawa of the House of Love hates to be overprotected, one would think that she and Chie wouldn't get along that well. The two actually became good friends: Chie is well aware of how shallow and self-serving a Declaration of Protection can be, as she can attest from her encounter with her Shadow, considering it is literally her greatest weakness, and sympathizes with Hanako's anger at feeling like that's why people try to protect her. On the other hand, Chie wants Hanako to know that when somebody tries to protect someone else, it's not always because they want to uplift themselves: most of the time, it's because they care about their friends and don't want to see them suffer.
      • Regrettably, however, an unfortunate series of events has left Hanako fearful of Yukiko. Chie had been introducing Hanako to Yukiko, and the two were hitting it off pretty well when Yuuki Terumi decided to crash the party as payback for an earlier "Inn"-cident. Yukiko managed to match him insult for insult, before he finally lost his temper and tried to attack her outright. Before Chie could stop her, Yukiko summoned her Persona and turned Terumi into a screaming fireball. Unfortunately, the sight sent Hanako into a panic attack, and nowadays she shies away from Yukiko whenever she approaches, utterly unable to speak. Yukiko has expressed a lot of regret for this: she hadn't noticed Hanako's burns hidden under her hair, and has a sinking feeling that it was what Terumi had been planning all along. On the plus side, both Chie and Yukiko find Ikezawa much more agreeable than their mortal classmate, Hanako Ohtani.
    • Because her Shadow was a dominatrix, she becomes extremely uncomfortable around Isabella "Ivy" Valentine, who happens to dress like one; and Plutia, who actually becomes one when transformed; never mind the fact that Chie and Noire, who is often tasked with keeping Plutia in line, sound extremely similar to one another.
    • Was in joy when she was able to ascend her "master", Akihiko Sanada into the Pantheon. The two of them hang around training and eating meat whenever they can.
      • In turn, following the ascension of the Phantom Thieves of Hearts, Chie would get her own "disciple" in Ann Takamaki, who looks up to her the same way she looks up to Akihiko.
    • A recent visit to Komatsu and Toriko's temple saw her run into a blonde-haired delinquent somewhat similar to Kanji. Both were going there to get some great meat cooked for them. Well, steak specifically, thanks to Chie. As they talked, she discovered that the young man was Ryuji Sakamoto, part of the newest ascended Persona crew and a fellow Chariot Arcana user. They and Toriko, who was actually there this time, all made fast friends over Komatsu's six-star full-course steak meal. She then told Ryuji about Kanji while they were paying for the meal.
    • Yukiko ended up introducing her to another friend from Ann and Ryuji's crew, Makoto Niijima. They bonded quickly over their dreams of being police officers.
    • Chie is a little sensitive in how she regards her femininity though has relaxed better seeing plenty of amazing women who proclaim being female while being dangerous. However, it did mean she did not have any friends besides Yukiko though some point that after Yukiko, her closest friend is Yosuke, least before Yu came to town, causing her to turn red.
  • Exclusive to Yukiko:
    • Ascended the moment she drove away paparazzi from the family inn, all with just threats, which symbolizes her protectiveness of the Inn. She is now actively petitioning for the Inn to be made into a Dominion. She and Kanji kicked off the Investigation Team's collective ascension, which was completed with Yosuke's ascension.
      • With the Investigation Team's move to a new temple, Yukiko had to resign from her position as a member of the Wayfaring Quartet. Despite this, she will always be welcomed in the House of Travel as the heiress of the Amagi Inn.
    • Terumi hates her because her Persona looks like someone he utterly hated (Amaterasu). Likewise, Yukiko hates him for being an utter bastard, dissing her inn, and tells him off that all he's doing and rambling about despair and lies were nothing but like a kid throwing a tantrum because he can't get what he wants. That's after she let him in her inn… and then purposely messed up the scheduling and such so Terumi didn't have a pleasant 'stay' (like Yu, Yosuke, Kanji, and Teddie would attest from their experience in the mortal world).
    • In terms of training, she tends to train with Mai Shiranui, due to their weapon of choice, element, and other similar traits, and she seems to think of her as a Cool Big Sis. However, Yukiko flat out refused when Mai offered her some clothing tips, as she's really embarrassed to wear something like that.
    • At one point, Yukiko decided to seriously try breaking her habit of wearing red all the time, and after much time and effort actually managed to pick out an outfit for herself without so much as a hint of it. Putting it on and looking in the mirror, she realized with a jolt she looked like Homura Akemi.
    • An unfortunate series of events left Yukiko feared by Hanako Ikezawa of the House of Love. Chie had been introducing Hanako to Yukiko, and the two were hitting it off pretty well when Terumi decided to crash the party as payback for the "Inn"-cident. She managed to mach him insult for insult, before he finally lost his temper and tried to attack her outright. Before Chie could stop her, Yukiko summoned her Persona and turned Terumi into a screaming fireball. Unfortunately, the sight sent Hanako into a panic attack, and nowadays she shies away from Yukiko whenever she approaches, utterly unable to speak. Yukiko has expressed a lot of regret for this: she hadn't noticed Hanako's burns hidden under her hair, and has a sinking feeling that it was what Terumi had been planning all along.
      • On the plus side, both Chie and Yukiko find Hanako Ikezawa much more agreeable than their mortal classmate, Hanako Ohtani.
      • When it was announced that she would be participating in a new battle tournament, with Terumi already on the roster, Yukiko simply cracked her knuckles and said "Good. I've been itching for a rematch!"
    • Following SHOCKER's ascension, Yukiko has stepped up her vow to protect the Amagi Inn should they try anything funny, especially since Skyrider also has a presence in this House.
    • In spite of their questionable tactics, Yukiko has been convinced that the recently-ascended Phantom Thieves of Hearts are a good thing; given her previous experience with her Shadow, she actually enjoys seeing adults who succumbed to their Shadows and made others around them suffer receive abrupt wake-up calls. She's fine with the group as long as they don't try to steal anything from the Amagi Inn, and actually made good friends with the student-council president Makoto Niijima, both being within the same arcana.
      • She also becomes good friends with Haru Okumura and Yusuke Kitagawa, the former due to being a heiress and the latter due to their love for art and Cloudcuckoolander tendencies. The relationship started further when they met in a labyrinth of cinema.
    • Unsurprisingly, she bonded with Amaterasu since she invokes the Sun goddess' power with her Ultimate Persona and they bonded over being sophistiated women. She quickly recruited her help when Rise informed her that Yosuke was missing and in fact being attacked by Susano'o. She arrived in time to help fend off an attack with the sun goddess. The exchange was brief as she saw Susano'o acknowledge Yosuke's power and worthiness before he left. She was a bit frustrated on how he drew trouble to him, but also incredibly relieved that he's okay. As she helped him back with to their temple, she noted her hope Amaterasu and Susano'o's friendship continued grow as hers and Yosuke's have.
  • Exclusive to Kanji:
    • Alongside Yukiko, Kanji was the first member of the Investigation Team to ascend. Though originally he ascended as God of Jerks With Hearts of Gold, which did irritate him a bit, as he doesn't view himself as a jerk, just a bit violent. Eventually, it was decided it was better if he should switch out to one of more defining aspects of him, that being his feminine interests beneath the tough façade he tries to keep it covered up. Funny enough, the next person to initially ascend where he originally did was his succeeding Persona user, Ryuji Sakamoto.
      • Of course, once the Investigation Team's new temple opened, Kanji was more than happy to move in alongside his friends. They stick together after all.
    • Being the former 'counterpart' of Jin, Kanji is often involved in a fight with him. One of the things that kept him alive from Jin's barrages are the fact that he once smacks a Greater God on the head with his folded chair and survives. Because said God's followers were harassing his mom. When Jin turns good, he kept the opposition, being his 'counterpart' after all.
    • Once threatened to demolish the whole House of Food because Ned served him the very wrong pie… only to quickly fix it with 'He's going to demolish it… and rebuild it twice as good. He's gonna RENOVATE HIS ASS!!!
    • Trains with his Persona Take-Mikazuchi alongside Potekmin and Tager to hone his strength. Respects both men, especially Tager, who he looks up to as a pseudo-father figure.
      • Has also been seen training with Domon Kasshu and Master Asia in the art of the Shining Finger. While his version is far from perfect, it still packs quite a punch; helps in that he has the same voice as the former.
    • Being in a family textile business, frequents the House of Craft. In fact, when Yu Narukami ascended, it was reported that he immediately rushed to that House and spent a week straight in their knitting room to make his senpai an ascension gift. Said gift was a set of dolls modeled after the Investigation Team, as well as the Shadow Operatives. He hopes that someday, the rest of the Operatives will earn their places in the Pantheon as well (the two leaders, Akihiko, Mitsuru, Junpei, Fuuka, Aigis, Yukari, Shinjiro, Labrys, and Ken Amada have ascended, with Koromaru being Ken's herald and Metis still to go).
    • Recently encountered Amane Nishiki when revisiting the Midnight Channel. The instant Kanji saw Amane inside the Steamy Bathhouse commenting disrespectfully towards a picture of his Shadow, his rage reached its peak and they've been fighting ever since.
    • Has recently taken interest in the Pretty Cure costumes, ever since he came across Erika Kurumi and sewing together. Kanji just...can't believe how cute it is, maybe like that pink alligator doll he made before. Though his more intricate side wonders what kind of material is made for such a thing, and if it's even durable enough for battle in the first place.
      • Others wonder if he can sew them unique charms for their weapons or clothing in battle; Kanji himself outright states it's far to risky to allow such delicate material he uses for his hobbies to get caught up in crossfires of various types.
    • Despises Kyubey with a volcanic passion: nothing that cute has the right to be that evil. It came as a relief that they ended up gaining someone like Morgana, seems to sound alike but ended up being the opposite.
    • Takakazu Abe is the one entity in the whole of creation that Kanji fears. Fears as in 'the very mention of his name can and will send Kanji screaming out of the room'. Amusingly, Takakazu is scared of Kanji, considering their first meeting ended with Kanji freaking out and blasting him with a Ziodyne.
    • Even more recently was introduced by Chie to a new friend, one of the newer gang of Persona users and a muscle training and meat aficionado called Ryuji Sakamoto. Both well-meaning punks got along easily enough, and now they occasionally dabble in each other's hobbies.
      • Although, when they first met in the world of movies, they didn't start on good terms, when Ryuji mistook his attempt to pet Morgana for Kanji glaring at the former. After several awkward attempts from the team to help them get along, Kanji is finally able to prove he's not a bad person by taking a hit from a Shadow to protect Ryuji and Morgana. The two now bond over how some of the others tend to mess with them.
    • Ever since they helped Shield Knight get her Persona, she's visited him often to teach him in the proper art of shield combat.
  • Exclusive to Rise:
    • While not a direct combatant, Rise's presence is extremely vital towards many combatants, as her support will prove to be extremely invaluable. Buffs, protections, small recovery, you name it, she'll provide it... of course, the prerequisite is that you're a good person, she doesn't give her support to evil. Because of this, she was once known as the Goddess of Combat Support until the Investigation Team got a new temple.
    • As an Idol Singer, she befriended the 765 Pro, being a group of Idol Singers and loves how they managed to have strong bonds as time passed. She is happy to meet Hatsune Miku again, as she appeared in her universe once. The virtual idol expresses the same thoughts as her and want to do a collaboration together since they didn't get the chance to do one back in Rise's universe. Rise is heartened upon hearing μ's story in that they became an idol group to save their school from shut down and that the only person who seems determined to do the job is Kotori and Honoka and that despite the hardships they face especially the other members' lack of enthusiasm, they are able to become an inspiring one since they managed to save their school and even inspired an another one to do the same as them.
    • Although she's often called an 'Anti-Tsundere', she gets along real fine with Shana and the two can relate on that they fell in love with nice guys who became their first friends. Shana pities her situation for becoming an idol just to gain friends thanks to being bullied only for people to just see her as "Risette" and Rise in return wants her to gain more friends so that she wouldn't feel lonely. Of course, Shana would try to deny they're friends, but deep down, she appreciates their friendship.
    • She also got along well with Noel Vermillion as Rise empathizes with Noel being constantly bullied by many, she herself as an ex-bully magnet. Their interactions together are really cute... but it's a dreaded moment when they enter the kitchen... because Rise is proud to teach Noel her cooking skills as stated in her portfolio. If you see that... here's a word of advice... run before they see you or Rise's Persona detects you.
    • Even though she is fine providing combat support, she wished to be able to fight alongside her friends. After the P-1 Grand Prix, she was able to unlock a new, combat-oriented version of Himiko to directly help her friends in the battlefield. Needless to say, she and I-No now have a rivalry on their hands that frequently sees I-No interrupting Rise's concert rehearsals and band sessions at every opportunity. And it doesn't help that Rise sometimes wears an outfit in her likeness just to mock her.
    • She's outraged with Courtney Gears for using music to control minds, particularly robots and programs, which automatically makes Gears as much of a Shadow Archetype to Rise as the latter's actual Shadow. Rise herself has stated that should Gears ever ally herself with Clu, she will co-operate with Balthier to put an end to this.
      • However, Clu decided to abandon any connections with Gears due to her alliance with Alternate Gentaro. Rise is just glad that such a team-up is no longer possible.
    • Aided Sayaka Miki in obtaining her Persona, Oktavia, alongside the rest of the Investigation Team.
    • Has taken Altaria under her wing in order to further enhance her offensive combat skills alongside her combat support role. Should also be useful in Loudness Wars against I-No. Currently, Rise is the only Persona user thus far to also have a Pokémon on her team.
    • She was among the members of the Investigation Team who accompanied Tomoyo Daidouji in her trip to the TV World (with Sakura Kinomoto along for the ride despite the Team's suggestion against it), helped her face her insecurities, and her Shadow was turned into a Persona named Seshat. While this is not unusual for the team since entering the Pantheon, Rise stayed closer to the situation because Tomoyo's Persona, like Rise's, is a Sensor-type. This resulted in Rise, Fuuka, and one of the newer Persona users, Futaba Sakura, all becoming mentors to the young Camera Fiend on how to use her Persona.
    • In fact, she met Futaba during her journey into the labyrinth of cinema, where Futaba admired her and Fuuka for their "high school girl" energy as she called it. Rise was more than happy to help her and was pleasantly surprised to hear that future her overcame the issues that came with idols and becoming a professional musician, something that Rise fully intends to help make her future bright of.
  • Exclusive to Teddie:
    • After ascending, Teddie tries his best to be friends with anyone in need of one since he can relate to how they feel and wants to help them the same way the Investigation Team helped him. Until the Investigation Team moved to their new temple, Teddie once represented the desire to have friends. Since then, he's always been happy to live under the same roof as his companions, though he will still try to be friends with anyone who needs a friend.
    • Occasionally goes to the House of Love to try "scoring" with the ladies, much to Yukiko's eternal chagrin.
      • Makoto Nanaya, however, finds him cuddly cute and is very okay with Teddie scoring with her. This was met with a LOT of nervous sweat and pervy urges on Teddie's part.
    • Faust was pleased to hear that Teddie finally made it to the Pantheon. They meet up in the House of Combat every now and then to further improve their unpredictability in combat.
    • Once went around the Pantheon dressed up as Alice. He was so convincing that once the truth got out, some male deities started questioning their sexuality. Belial and Nebiros are…less than fond of the bear after he successfully tricked them into thinking he was the genuine article.
    • A number of good aligned gods (Philemon in particular) see Teddie's ascension as a colossal "fuck you" to Nyarlathotep since it proves that even Shadows have the capacity to become good. Nyarlathotep was not pleased.
    • Of course most of the time, everyone thinks that his bear puns are just un-bear-able… GYAH! Now you Got Me Doing It!
    • Should the need arise, Teddie can double as Mission Control in battles. Just… don't expect much from him.
    I hope you're beary prebeared for this unbearable bear of a battle!
    • Met up with Winnie the Pooh and get along quite well. Pooh laughs at Teddie's bear puns and Teddie is more than delighted to share a pot of honey with Pooh.
      • Also hates Mr. Monokuma, as Monokuma is the complete opposite of Teddie, wanting to spread despair instead of friendship. The first time the two met, Teddie immediately froze Monokuma and his Mastermind with a Bufu spell. To quote what was heard when they met… "I'M GOING BEAR-ZEEEERRRRKKK!!!"
    • Deeply sympathizes with Mami Tomoe's yearning for friends. Mami gets along with Teddie reasonably well, but finds his advances a bit annoying at times. Teddie finds Charlotte a kindred spirit as well, as the Dessert Witch was a being born of negativity that had gained sentience through her bond with Mami. She even managed to regain her human form, Nagisa, in a manner much like Teddie. Teddie himself is curious to know if this means he looks like the human he spawned from. The two of them spend a lot of time together.
      • Also deeply sympathizes with Coyote Starrk's desire to find comrades. They can genuinely enjoy each other's company, though Starrk is somewhat annoyed with all the bear puns and Teddy often loses his patience with Starrk's attitude. However, the Espada is perfectly willing to help him whenever things get rough, including shooting Mr. Monokuma in the face.
      • Teddie once met Goro Akechi in the World of Movies and the two get along very well, with the former calling him a nice guy. Of course, this changes when Teddie learns that Akechi is responsible for the mental shutdowns the Phantom Thieves have been investigating, and that he even caused some of the cases he solved for fame. Teddie's opinion of him dropped severely, but he's not sure what to make of Akechi's terrible childhood or his Heroic Sacrifice.
    • Can also be seen hanging out with Greed since they're both ascended monsters with mischievous tendencies who are ultimately driven to good by their desire for true friends. Unlike most people, Greed doesn't mind the bear puns so much since he talks about his own avarice all the time. In fact, Teddie can be seen as an occasional mascot in Greed's bar.
    • Once he learnt of Labrys' ascension he rushed over to the House of Technology to declare himself her 'Knight' in front of all the other gods.
    • Despair was felt by some of his friends once it was learned he was being tutored on puns by Ms. Fortune. Their friendship goes deeper than that, partly since Fortune sympathises with him because of her having lost friends and moved on.
    • Has become friends with Enju Aihara since she also wanted to have friends like him. He also pities her because of her disease that is slowly transforming her into a monster.
    • The Master is something of a sore spot for him after the Immortality Gate Incident, even after its resolution. Teddie and Marie, being a Shadow and a goddess respectively, were immune to the Gate's effect, but their human friends — all seven of them — were not, and were briefly turned into clones of the Master, thus forcing Teddie and Marie to fight their friends to stay alive until the transformation was reversed.
    • Teddie accompanied Greed to a party being hosted by Greed's friend Asami Sato in honor of Avatar Korra's transfer to a new more fitting seat in the Pantheon. He repeatedly tried to flirt with Shizuku Ashuu, Nana Habutae, and even Korra and Asami, only to be rebuffed each time.note  Yuu Sonoda and Haruka Takayama, in between kisses, took Teddie aside and explained that the girls he was trying to "score with" were together like they are, and his cheap flirtations gave way to wholesome curiosity which was much better appreciated. When Greed was asked to stay behind after the party, Teddie called Yu and the Team to take him home.
    • Apparently has his own "program" in the Midnight Channel.
  • Exclusive to Naoto:
    • Naoto originally ascended as the Goddess of Detective Talents since Childhood, having grown up solving cases despite her age, becoming known as the Detective Prince. She originally felt the need to disguise herself as a boy because the Police Force was a male dominated field, and thus believed she wouldn't be taken seriously because of her gender. This all changed when she met the Investigation Team, who helped her to become more confident in herself. She's very happy to be able to live alongside her friends in the Pantheon in a new temple.
    • Naoto admires and befriended her former co-holder Kyoko for her air of maturity, who in turn is also impressed with Naoto's 'Persona' powers. Also because they carry a cool aura and an air of mystery. That is, Kyoko actually being an SHSL Detective and Naoto being female (Kyoko found out about Naoto's secret when she entered the bathroom). However, they usually let that slide whenever they are solving a case.
    • Hideri Kanzaki immediately befriended her after hearing how she crossdressed so that she wouldn't face sexism in the police force. Besides, he also became a crossdresser for personal reasons in the first place and couldn't blame her for it.
    • She's a good enough detective that the Public Security Bureau comes to her for help and trusts her with a sidearm (in a country that has incredibly strict gun-control laws). On top of that, she has excellent marksmanship, is a certified genius-level intellect, has looks that make boys and girls of all sexualities swoon both before AND after her gender reveal (and even won a school beauty pageant by bailing on it), plays the piano, is a confident cyclist, and is actually a pretty good cook. She's terrible at skiing, though.
    • Conan respects Naoto Shirogane's skill as a detective, as well as being another teenage detective who can match his skill and how she continues the Shirogane family line of detectives. He feels bad for how she felt the need to cross-dress as a boy because of sexism in the police force and how her age would make people ignore her. He is proud to hear that she started to express her femininity more often and become much more open to others, starting with her friends in the Investigation Team. The two often discuss their favorite mystery novels as they read the genre growing up and try to recommend to each other similar books of the genre that they think should be read. At Conan's urging, she has begun reading his father's mystery novels.
      • After the Midnight Stage incident, she's also learning how to play the violin, courtesy of Sherlock Holmes, a detective she admired as she mostly grew up reading detective literature and watching boyish shows. Realizing that they have some similarities such as being extremely lonely until they gained friends they cared for and having no need for romance, they became fellow detective partners ever since. She also has respect for Holmes's assistant, John Watson and likes that he's asking the important serious questions and his willingness to listen when people around her are silly to not take her seriously.
    • Respects Phoenix Wright's determination to search for the truth, especially that one case of his where he's willing to put his defender in jail after realizing that he is guilty. Though she is always baffled that most of his accusations and evidences are merely bluffing.
    • Naoto has approached Soda Popinski and asked that he make sure that Rise, Teddie, and Yukiko never go near his soda. She told him of how they all got inebriated purely by thinking that they were, and since Popinski has a similar effect with his drinks, nothing short of disaster (and hilarity) could ensue. Yu has shown his support for this by refusing to have any of it either after his attempt to simply play the part at the time.
    • During the events of Vienna Burning, she and Kyoko were sent to the mortal plane to apprehend whomever was blowing up parts of Austria. Which turned out to be Kotonoha. The two of them hate her after seeing what she was capable of doing, which included blowing up several major towns in Austria, becoming a serial killer, and plunging the entire nation into a state of emergency.
    • Despite that timeline no longer considered canon (by fans and creators alike), Naoto has been gifted by Igor the Persona she got there, Amatsu-Mikaboshi. Of course, the real one wasn't amused with that and the two were instant enemies after that.
    • Naoto has been curious about a recent series of thefts, and mysterious wave of 'changes of heart' in the Pantheon. She is investigating them, and has noticed some very familiar aspects to them.
      • Upon their ascension, she did have misgivings for what they do, but ultimately — thanks to Yu as well as hearing of the circumstances the Phantom Thieves of Hearts — was able to get along with them. They on their part were somewhat awed to see just who the original Detective Prince was and they all (Naoto included) agree that she's definitely more fitting of the title than its "successor", Goro Akechi. She and Ann Takamaki in particular have made surprisingly good friends.
      • Her opinion on her so-called Second Advent is that he's a disgrace. Before learning the truth about him, they got along pretty well, with Naoto considering it a great honor and Akechi respecting her greatly. Naoto's opinion of him dropped severely when she learned of his actions. Alignment aside, he just worked for popularity while she genuinely wanted to help other people. Also, his personality is almost a mix of hers and Adachi's, and the latter isn't amused by that either. However, even she has trouble what to think about his undeniably horrible childhood after being abandoned by his illegitimate father, Masayoshi Shido, or his apparent sacrifice for the Phantom Thieves to stop his father.
    • While she was busy crossing fate, she got along with the likes of Hyde Kido (who hopes to control his power), Orie Ballardiae (thanks to Naoto's profession and Orie's belief in justice), Noel Vermillion (who are both shy gun-wielding girls), and Weiss Schnee (despite Naoto calling her the Ice Queen).

    The Literature Club (When Supernatural Battles Became Commonplace
The Literature Club Members , Deity Group of Normalcy Despite Strangeness (As whole: Virgin Child. Andou: Guiltia Sin Jurai, Conqueror of Chaos, Dark and Dark, Ju-kun, An-san. Tomoyo: Endless Paradox, Yugami Hizumi. Hatoko: Hato. Chifuyu: Chi-chan)
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  • Demigod (Andou), Lesser Gods (Sayumi on her own account, Chifuyu when not motivated, Tomoyo, Jurai with Dark and Dark of the End), Intermediate Gods (Chifuyu when motivated, Hatoko)
  • Symbols: A dark flame (Jurai), a clock (Tomoyo), a silhouette of a bird (Hatoko), an open notebook (Sayumi) and a squirrel (Chifuyu)
  • Alignment: True Neutral (Andou is capable of being Neutral Good)
  • Portfolio:
  • Domains: Groups, Superpowers (all), Fire, Chuunibyou (Andou), Time, Attitude, Hair, Writing (Tomoyo), Elemental Powers, Niceness, Hair (Hatoko), Knowledge, Karate (Sayumi), Creation, Space, Children (Chifuyu)
  • Allies:
  • Enemies: Amon (Andou and Sayumi), Ghetsis (Andou), Herr D. D. Drosselmeyer (Chifuyu)
  • Admires: Miyabi (Andou)
  • What would happen if you were to give a chuunibyou, a former chuunibyou, an air-head, a former perfectionist and a grade schooler superpowers? Surprisingly, not much. When the Literature Club got their powers, they decided to keep them a secret from the world and aside of encountering one or two other superhumans, nothing special came from it.
  • Andous power is called Dark and Dark, what allows him to generate a violet-black flame on his right arm... and that's about it. The flame is lukewarm at best, cannot be thrown at anything, it probably doesn't even generate light. Utterly useless outside of coolness factor, which he is fine with.
    • Its awakened form, Dark and Dark of the End, on other hand, can actually be used in combat, as it is actually hot and can be used as a projectile... if it wasn't for the fact that it hurts the user when they use it, and the fact that it is an eternal, burning flame what cannot be extinguished by any means (even stealing away his powers won't solve it), forcing one to amputate their own arm to get rid of it. Meaning that it is a threat to any one it touches, including the user itself.
  • Andou ends to be really hammy with his actions due of being an incurable chuunibyou, and tends to always sound ominous and dark, something what can be somewhat annoying. However, he is actually rather intelligent. Above average grades, master of Alternate Character Reading, has wide array of normally useless knowledge (even if its mainly due of coolness factor), can give out surprising words of wisdom, and when put on a shove, he can pull out rather good gambles.
  • Andou has been noted to sounding like Accelerator and Rin Okumura. Ironically, since he lost the Superpower Lottery, where as Accelerator won it hard, and Rin can actually generate real flames. He tends to get along with Rin, though not so with Accelerator. Rin even thinks that the reason why Andou's flames are just for show is because he isn't a type of guy to harm any one.
  • Andou gets along with Alice due of both having wild imagination, and Andou being good with kids thanks to Chifuyu. Though he tends to avoid Liddell.
    • He also gets well with Yotsuba and Osaka, due of rather wild imagination. He also hangs around with Eko, thinking that her powers are similar to Chifuyu. Though he admits that he would rather not play "battle".
  • Andou hates Amon due of his plans of sealing superpowers away. He also hates Ghetsis for same thing, and that he wants to do that because he wants to be the only one to have Pokémon. In fact, due of his voice he tends to dislike a certain Persona user who can separate the Persona from their user.
  • No one is really sure if his first name is Jurai or July. Though it is definitely not Judai. As in, Judai Yuki, Bearer of Gentle Darkness.
  • Tomoyo's power is called Closed Clock. While it doesn't allow her to rewind time, it allows her to speed up, slow down or outright stop time as she pleases.
  • While there are plenty of time controllers in the Pantheon, Tomoyo only has really befriended Gasper and Oyashiro due the fact that there aren't many good time controllers. Some gods wonder if she might someday learn the power to rewind time.
  • As much as she hates to admit it, Tomoyo is a former chuunibyou. The reason why she stopped being one was after Andou said that she should stop that. Which in return turned Andou into one. That being said, she isn't completely over that, as she tends to sometimes slip back into her past behaviour for time to time.
    • For example, she does want to become a light novel author, but she wants to keep it a secret. Which is why she has a bond with Mirai, as she is also bit embarrassed about her writing career, at least to the rest of the Crimson Squad.
  • Tomoyo seems to sympathize with Imu as both of them are concern about their siblings, who are social shut-ins. If only she knew that her brother is doing plenty of stuff right under her nose. Especially keeping the Literature Club out of actual confrontations with other superpowered humans.
  • Tomoyo begrudgingly has an alliance with Shana as Tomoyo does indeed like Andou, she is just unable to really admit her feelings to him. And no, she wants that love story to have a happy ending. Shut up Merona. It doesn't matter if you two sound the same.
  • Hatoko's power is called Over Element, which allows her to control fire, water, wind, earth and light. She can even mix her powers up to control other aspects of nature like using fire and earth to create magma.
    • Unfortunately, unlike her friends who can use their powers in more mundane fashion, Hatoko's powers are too powerful to be used normally.
  • Hatoko has been seen training her elemental abilities with Aang and Korra, hopefully to find a common purpose to her powers. Though some gods want to joke that while it took quite a while for Aang and Korra to gain their powers, Hatoko got them basically from a silver platter.
  • If there is one thing Hatoko wishes she would erase from her history, it would be her frustration-induced rant forwards Andou. Maybe not for the rant itself but how other people took it. Her rant was due of her not getting Andou's chuunibyou speech and attitude, as she really does want to understand him. Heck, when she is told by another person she is not supposed to understand him, she took it rather well. But no, people think she is saying that forwards chuunibyou in general, even if Andou's chuuni attitude is his biggest strength.
  • Hatoko sympathises with Houki and Lingyin as she also wishes that Andou would pick her over the other as his lover, even once trying to actively trying to make him fall for her, which didn't work that well (though he did ensure that she is someone special for him).
  • Hatoko seems to get along with other rose-haired goddesses like Alisa and Heart Aino. She seems to want to help out Heart with her cooking in particular.
  • Sayumi possesses a power named Route of Origin, what allows her to return anything to its original state. What does one mean by that? Well, like healing wounds and fixing clothing, to teleporting backwards, to being able to outright recover missing people to recover a group to its full cast. This also possibly includes Necromancy, but she has promised to never use her powers for that.
    • Note that her definition of "origin" of something also places limiters to her powers. For example, she could De-Power someone if she doesn't see this being their natural state... but her powers fail to work if she sees the powered form being the person's natural state.
  • Sayumi's ascension brought a lot of attention from gods from GUAG, making them talk about a lot of ways she could help them, like removing powers from GUAE members or even recovering powers from some other gods who lost them. However,the constant pestering from them almost made Sayumi break down if it wasn't for Andou stepping in and calling everyone out, saying that only person who can ultimately decide on how to use her powers is Sayumi. Sayumi was rather surprised by his comment, but also grateful.
  • Sayumi once visited Miki to have a nice talk with her. She says that she admires her for seeking perfection without going crazy, with Sayumi having the idea that "there is no such thing as perfection, but it doesn't hurt to seek for it" (note that she used to be bit insane with perfectionism, but got better). However, she also reminded her that she doesn't need to always be perfect, quoting something what her grandmother used to say:
    "Become a proper woman. Then, you'll surely find someone who tells you it's okay not to be proper"
  • Surprisingly, Sayumi likes to visit House of Sports due the fact that she is master at karate. There was one time when Rize popped out of nowhere and pointed her with her Glock... only for Sayumi in instinct disarm and put her in an arm lock. She did apologized to her after that.
  • Sayumi would really like if you weren't call her cute. She tends to react rather noticeably if someone calls her that.
  • Sayumi seemed to have gained some admiration from Xenovia. Where Xenovia is a bruiser with little knowledge, Sayumi is bruiser with a lot of knowledge. And where Xenovia wants to become a Student Council President, Sayumi was one at middle school and aimed to be one in high school before gaining her powers. There is one more thing.
  • Some gods have said outright that Sayumi has no chance of getting Andou if she wanted to due of not having any of the flags triggered in time. Most of them have tasted of her bare fist with her saying that if he falls for her, then good, but if not, then fine. She doesn't want anyone to tell her anything about it. And she definitely doesn't need any help getting him.
  • Chifuyu's power is called World Create, what allows her to create anything from thin air from small scale stuff like costumes and spears, to larger scale stuff like entire tennis courts and possibly mechas. She can also use her powers to warp space, creating pocket dimensions and portals to other places. She can possibly even create life, but she promised to never use her powers for that.
    • However, some gods called her out on the last part due of her possibly creating Life Fiber on few occasions, which is technically alive. She had a bit of a breakdown before Andou tried told her that she didn't know any better.
  • Where Chifuyu can potentially be really powerful goddess, she is usually not motivated enough to really use her powers to its fullest. We are talking about a girl who either gets 100 or 0 at any test, based on how motivated she is.
  • Chifuyu is sometimes seen in House of Craft as some gods want to improve her abilities regarding finer points of the objects. Though most of the time, they want her to make stuff for future use. She doesn't mind, but she does require quite a bit of tutoring on what certain things are.
  • Chifuyu is usually seen carrying around a squirrel plush called Lissun. Where she is not really depended on it and worst she gets is use it as a hand puppet when grumpy, she can lose confidence in seconds without it.
  • Besides being a Token Mini-Moe, Chifuyu is unusually popular in West of the archetype. Mainly due the fact that she is stoic, smart enough to poke fun of Andou. Though her affection forwards him can be bit off-putting.
  • Edward Elric is bothered by Chifuyu due the fact that she can create practically anything without giving anything in return. Well, what is apparent, that is.

    Neville Longbottom 
Neville Longbottom, God of Heroic Stories Not Focused On (Navel, Dracola)
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    The Pagemaster 
The Pagemaster, Guardian of the Written Word and God of Reading Aesops
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  • Intermediate God
  • Symbol: A large scroll.
  • Theme Song: The Library...The Pagemaster...
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: "Reading Is Cool" Aesop, Magic Librarian, Portal Books, Wrote the Book, Badass Bookworm, Guile Hero, Intrepid Fictioneer, Secret Test of Character
  • Domains: Books, Reading, Libraries, Fiction, Imagination
  • High Priest: LeVar Burton (for hosting Reading Rainbow)
  • Allies: The Old Man of the Wandering Mountain, Historie, The Librarian, Jack and Annie, Yuki Nagato, Fred Rogers, Belle.
  • Opposes: Judge Doom
  • Has knowledge of every single book written in existence across the multiverse, though he has not read all of them.
    • Subverted one time only. When asked to reveal where The King in Yellow came from, the Pagemaster revealed he had no knowledge of it ever being written and has no idea where it comes from.
  • Likes to bring inspiration and imagination to potential writers and has been unknowingly present unseen at the writings of many famous books.
  • Once worked as a High Priest for the Old Man of the Wandering Mountain, but learnt of his own ascension when he took a look in his former master's book.
  • He has been offered a place in the House of Craft but decided to remain in the House of Knowledge due to its library.
  • Never missed an episode of Reading Rainbow and has great respect for LeVar Burton. Also has admiration for Jim Henson and Mr. Rogers.
  • Has a tendency of putting people through Secret Tests of Character by sending them into a Portal Book and taking part is works of fiction.
    • He once met up with Jack and Annie and was interested in their tree house capable of sending them into books. After learning that they were connected to the great wizards Morgan le Fey and Merlin, he decided to make them his apprentices in the pursuit of creating their own stories.
    • Some have expressed concern with putting people (especially the children) into these tests that have enough dangers for them to risk getting killed. It's been theorized that by being made into characters of the Pagemaster's story, they also become subject to the usual narrative tropes. And that includes Plot Armor. That, and he would very likely intervene if things go so wrong to need his intervention; a Deus ex Machina.
  • Has had two Heroic BSODs in his life - once after reading one of Stephanie Meyer's books, and again after reading Fifty Shades of Grey.
  • A petition has recently circulated to replace The Pagemaster with The Archive, given the similar nature and broader scope of her abilities. When asked to comment, Ivy said she would decline the position regardless of whatever decision was made, citing The Archive's millennia long policy of strict neutrality and the fact that she hasn't made an appearance for several books now. Only The Pagemaster understood that last part.
  • Has been noted to sound similar to both Doc Brown (something the Pagemaster liked) and Judge Doom (something he deeply disliked; he might be an animated illustration instead of a toon, but this still means he can be killed by Dip).

Lesser Gods

    Annabelle 
Annabelle, Goddess of Wishfulness
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  • Lesser Goddess
  • Symbol: A big red bow
  • Theme Song: The World From Way Up Here
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Born on Christmas Eve, wanted to make a wish to Santa so that she could fly, but instead gave up her wish AND her voice so that her friend Billy could talk again
  • Domains: Wishes, Flight, Selflessness
  • Herald: Billy
  • Allies: Nicholas Saint North, Hijiri Mochizuki, the Ghosts of Christmas, Rudolph, Cosmo and Wanda, Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather, Paulie, the Love that Moves the Stars
  • Enemies: Robot Santa Claus
  • Conflicting Opinion: Timmy Turner
  • One would never know it by looking at her now, but Annabelle was once a cow. As a calf, she met Santa and his reindeer. From then on out, Annabelle decided that she wanted to Make a Wish to Santa so that she could fly like them. Instead, however, she gave up her wish AND her voice so that her friend Billy (who she had also been a Christmas present for) could talk again. If he had not been able to speak, his Aunt Agnes would have taken him away from his grandfather. Eventually, as Annabelle was dying, Santa granted her original wish to fly by turning her into a reindeer as a means to repay her for her selflessness. He even gave her voice back.
  • Annabelle agreed to ascend, provided that the higher-ups of the Pantheon allowed her to bring Billy with her as her harald. Of course, they were perfectly willing to oblige her. To this day, Annabelle and Billy are pretty much inseparable.
  • Nicholas Saint North played a big part in Annabelle's ascension. He was more than happy to vouch for the former cow. Annabelle, understandably, was elated to join him among the ranks of the Pantheon.
  • The Ghosts of Christmas are very fond of Annabelle. They consider her to be a model example of what Christmas is all about.
  • Her partnership with Salamence confused and astounded many deities of the Pantheon. Against all odds, the dragon seems to really have a soft spot for her due to their shared love of flight. Reportedly, she is one of the few deities that he will gladly listen to.
  • Reportedly, Annabelle is actually on Robot Santa's nice list. This is a fact that upsets her greatly. To her, his existence alone is an insult to the actual Santa that she knows and loves.
  • Annabelle was really excited to meet Rudolph when she ascended. She had always heard about him in Christmas carols, so meeting him was like meeting a celebrity to her. The both of them have become fairly close since their first meeting.
  • Flora, Fauna, and Merryweather are a major inspiration for Annabelle. She greatly admires them because their willingness to give up their magic to protect Princess Aurora reminds her of her own decision to give up her wish and voice for Billy.
  • Annabelle is also a major fan of Cosmo and Wanda. She appreciates their mission, shared by all fairies, to serve as companions for miserable children. Having witnessed Billy being bullied as a child, she realizes just how much some children could use fairies.
    • That being said, Annabelle isn't sure how she feels about their godchild, Timmy Turner. She feels that he can be selfish with his wishing, and often doesn't think things through. Annabelle also worries that he might take them for granted at times.
  • Annabelle admires Paulie as well. The fact that he helped his owner and herald overcome a stutter as a child really struck a chord with her since her own herald, Billy, was mute before she gave up her wish and voice for him. She was also very touched by the great lengths he went to in order to reunite with her.
  • Annabelle and Hijiri Mochizuki get along really well. They've been known to bond over their shared love of Christmas time and really close birthdays, Annabelle having been born on Christmas Eve and Hijiri on Christmas Day.
  • Pleased with Annabelle's selflessness and love for Billy which ultimately led her to earn her happy ending, the Love that Moves the Stars gave her His blessing.

    Applejack 
Applejack, Goddess of Honesty Aesops (AJ, The Most Loyalest of Friends and Most Dependable of Ponies, Applesmack, Cowgirl, Workhorse, Applejohn, Mistress Mare-velous, Apple Jewel, Appleshack, Apple Chord, Orange Poppy)
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    Ethan Mars 
Ethan Mars, God of Stern Chases (The Origami Killer)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: A shoebox containing five origami figures in the shapes of animals, a gun and a cell phone
  • Theme Song: Ethan Mars Theme
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Stern Chases, Action Dad, Action Survivor, Beard of Sorrow, Classical Anti-Hero, Determinator, Fugitive Arc, Hero with Bad Publicity, Willing to do anything to save his son, Made of Iron, Papa Wolf, Trauma Conga Line
  • Domain(s): Chases, Trials, Fatherhood, Rescues
  • Herald: Shaun Mars (his son)
  • Allies: Norman Jayden, Lucas Kane, Carla Valenti, Tyler Miles, Jodie Holmes, The Heroic Protectors of Family, Harry Mason, Bryan Mills, Sophitia Alexandra, Nier, Beat, Rhyme, Bayek, Aya, Maisie, Batman
  • Conflicted opinion: Medea
  • Enemies: Scott Shelby, The Child Abuse Supporters, Ultraman Belial, Dr. Sofia Lamb, 456 Ambassador
  • Ethan Mars once lived an idyllic and happy life as a successful architect alongside his loving wife Grace and his two sons, Jason and Shaun Mars. However, Ethan's life took a tragic turn when Jason was hit by a car and killed. Having also been hit by the car while trying to save Jason, Ethan plunged into a 6-month coma. After recovering from his coma, Ethan and Grace divorced and Ethan began suffering strange blackouts during which he lost consciousness, presumably as a result of the accident. Two years after Jason's death, Ethan's younger son Shaun was kidnapped by the Origami Killer during one of Ethan's blackouts. Afterwards, Ethan was tasked by the killer to complete five trials, which upon completion would gradually reveal the address where Shaun was being held. With limited time and on the run from the police due to them suspecting him of being the killer, Ethan embarked on the trials to save his son.
  • Having engaged in several chases with the police over the course of taking the trials, Ethan was aknowledged by the Court of Gods as worthy of ascension with the title God of Stern Chases. Upon his arrival, he was greeted by Agent Norman Jayden, who helped Ethan settle into his temple and gave him a tour throughout the Pantheon. Ethan also appointed his son Shaun as his herald in order to keep a better eye on him.
  • Much to his dismay, Ethan quickly discovered that Scott Shelby had also ascended into the Pantheon. After a brief standoff, Shelby stated that he wouldn't go after Shaun again, as he declared that Ethan had proven himself to be a father capable of saving his son, which is what Shelby had been looking for all along. Despite Shelby's promise to leave him alone, Ethan nonetheless asked his allies to help him better secure his temple and keeps an eye on Shelby in case he ever intends to try something again.
  • He managed to befriend Lucas Kane, Carla Valenti, Tyler Miles and Jodie Holmes, as he suspects that they originate from the same world as himself. This suspicion mainly stems from Lucas remarking that Ethan's new condominium strongly resembles Lucas' apartment, making Ethan suspect that Lucas is the "friend of a friend" who let Ethan get the apartment, and Jodie mentioning that she had once seen a newspaper of the Origami Killer during her travels. Although he doesn't have any powers, Ethan nevertheless managed to bond with Lucas and Jodie over their similar past traumas.
  • Ethan is overwhelmingly supported by all good-aligned members of the House of Family, especially by the Heroic Protectors of Family, Harry Mason, Bryan Mills and Sophitia Alexandra. Ethan and Harry in particular managed to get along very quickly, with many noting that Ethan is very similar to Harry in both appearance and personality.
  • Ethan is on good terms with Nier, specifically Father!Nier, who similarly did everything he could to save his daughter Yonah from the Black Scraw illness, though it didn't end well thanks to his rather violent means and general misfortune.
  • There were those who wondered just how he survived a car collision while the one he was trying to protect it from died from it anyway. Usually, it's only the protector who dies, or both of them, as Beat can attest to when he tried that with Rhyme. Ethan himself is unsure of what exactly happened, as he lost consciousness afterwards, and he generally prefers to not be reminded of his son's death anyway. Regardless, he's earned the respect of Beat and Rhyme because of it.
  • He's managed to befriend Bayek and Aya by bonding with them over how they had similarly lost their own son. They strongly respect him for what he went through in order to save Shaun. He's also on good terms with Maisie, as her parents' neglect of her reminds him of his own troubled relationship with Shaun after Ethan and Grace divorced following Jason's death. He was happy to learn that Maisie was eventually Happily Adopted. Surprisingly, Ethan even managed to strike up a friendship with Batman, who related to Ethan's struggles due to the Robins being Bruce's adopted sons and him being similarly concerned for their safety.
  • Ethan is rather conflicted about what to think of Medea. On one hand, he condems her murder of her children, but, on the other hand, he also understands that she only killed her children to protect them from a life of slavery and that she generally doesn't condone such actions from others. In general, he prefers to just let her be.
  • His ordeals with the Origami Killer have resulted in him strongly disliking Abusive Parents and anyone who would harm children. As such, he opposes the Child Abuse Supporters, Ultraman Belial, Dr. Sofia Lamb and the 456 Ambassador, although none of them view him as a serious threat.

    Ethan and Mia Winters 
Ethan and Mia Winters, Divine Couple of Being Alone with Psychopaths
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Ethan Winters
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Mia Winters
  • Lesser Deities
  • Symbol: A wristwatch and a collection of different weapons.
  • Alignment: Neutral Good (Mia used to be True Neutral)
  • Portfolio: Action Survivor, Happily Married, Zombie Infectee
  • Domains: Survivals, Infection, Couples, Psychopaths
  • Allies: Chris Redfield, Joe Baker, Claire Redfield, Leon S. Kennedy, Ash Williams, James Sunderland, The Point Man
  • Enemies: Eveline, Lucas Baker, Albert Wesker, Ozwell E. Spencer, Evan Machillan, Leatherface
  • Pity: Jack and Marguerite Baker
  • Conflicting Opinion: Alma Wade
  • Ethan and Mia were a seemingly normal and happy couple living a quiet life where Ethan worked as a systems engineer. Unbeknownst to him, Mia was actually a trained agent of a secret organization by the name of "The Connections" and around 2014 she was tasked with carrying a secret weapon towards the Connections' secret base in Central America, but the weapon, "E-001", broke free and stranded the ship somewhere in the state of Lousiana. E-001, also known as Eveline, grew fond of Mia and brainwashed her to become her mother. After Mia had been missing for 3 years and believed to be dead, Ethan received an e-mail from his supposedly dead wife that she was alive and being held in the south of the country at a place called the Baker Estate. That's when Ethan ventured there to rescue his wife, unprepared for the horrors that awaited him.
    • Both Ethan and Mia had to survive a huge mansion where an insane family lived: the Bakers. Ethan's arrival put an end to the Bakers' depraved activities, which had been beyond their control as they too had fallen victim to Eveline's infection. Having almost lost his wife to the mold infection, Ethan confronted Eveline, now rapidly aged to the body of an old woman. She refused to go down without a fight, but Ethan put an end to her. Having managed to overcome not only the Bakers but also the traps, Molded, and even Eveline's mind control and powers, Ethan was awarded with godhood. He was also joined by Mia, who also managed to survive the Bakers and the obstacles for three years straight.
  • Ever since escaping the Baker Estate, the two wanted to live a more quiet life away from any monster or biological monstrosity that their universe is always full of and get a second chance at their marriage. The Winters definitely never expected to be in the pantheon but they don't mind being here, save for a handful of dangerous folks being present in certain sections. Chris Redfield saw the need to welcome both Ethan and Mia to the Pantheon and inform them of how the Pantheon operates.
  • They were shocked when Eveline appeared before them with the intention of infecting them once again, but her attempts were cut short by a timely intervention from GUAG. Eveline was naturally upset that Ethan killed her and Mia kept rejecting her, and the Winters were also horrified to learn that the Bakers were alive and still under the control of Evie. They felt sorry for Jack and Marguerite (whenever they weren't trying to kill Ethan and Mia, considering they remembered what Ethan did to them) but for Lucas they felt nothing but disgust.
  • Through Chris Redfield, they managed to meet a handful of his allies and partners like his sister Claire, Leon S. Kennedy and Jill Valentine, who all had several encounters with bioweapons and other creatures. Jill and Chris could certainly relate to being stuck in a mansion full of monsters and strange puzzles. When they heard of the owner of said home, Lord Ozwell Spencer, being a deity, the Winters decided to stay as far away from him and any place he frequents as possible.
    • Another deity Chris told the two to try to avoid is Albert Wesker, considering the fact that he is usually keeping tabs with anything related to bioweapons and viruses, and the incident in the Baker Estate would be another thing Wesker would gladly want to know more about. It seems Mia knew about him beforehand as the Connections she worked for had ties to Wesker, but so far she has decided to stay as far away from her old life as possible.
  • Joe Baker went to thank Ethan for sending help for his niece Zoe and helping her survive the ordeal with her family. Both Ethan and Mia were happy to know that thanks to Joe she managed to survive, and they were surprised that Jack managed to survive long after Eveline was killed.
  • It's worth noting that the relationship between Ethan and Mia was a bit strained during the whole Baker Estate incident, due to Mia's infection and the fact that she lied to Ethan and even tried to kill him several times (unwillingly, of course). In one potential timeline, Ethan did end up killing Mia after Eveline forced the two to fight. However, after surviving, both have been seeking counseling by several deities in the house of Love and making considerable progress. Some detractors of the couple have wondered how Ethan would still be with someone like Mia after all that happened, but Ethan hardly pays attention to those comments.
  • Ethan's story has been compared to that of James Sunderland, a man whose missing wife sends them a letter years after they were gone from a strange location, and he set off to investigate. However, James' story has a darker twist considering he killed his wife and went to Silent Hill because of guilt while Ethan went to Louisiana to find Mia and did so while uncovering a darker truth. Ethan and Mia are somewhat friends with James and can relate to his ordeal, having made mistakes in the past, but can't really condone what he did.
  • Understandably, they were a bit wary of Alma Wade, not only because of her being very similar to Eveline but because she was even more powerful and dangerous. Not helping matters was the fact that Eveline was on friendly terms with her. However, learning of Alma's troubled upbringing and horrible treatment made the Winters somewhat pity her, and they were horrified upon learning that she was a mother. By chance they met the Pointman, one of Alma's sons and someone with a lot of experience with supernatural beings, who befriended the couple after several run-ins with Eveline.
  • Ethan has stated that he has seen enough chainsaws for a lifetime and would rather avoid anyone wielding one if possible. Naturally, he encountered Leatherface, another scary hilbilly with a chainsaw that would make the Bakers look sane by comparison. Ethan, having some combat experience from his "trip" to Louisiana, could keep up with the masked man and one point almost challenged him to a chainsaw showdown similar to his fight with Jack, but decided to turn in the psychopath to the authorities after defeating him.
    • Having heard of their adventures, Ash Williams has come to respect both Ethan and Mia for their skills. Ethan received an unwanted reminder of when Jack quoted him before trying to murder Ethan with a chainsaw, and Ash's arm didn't really do him any favours for getting on Ethan's good side. However, his skill in zombie slaying has made him a perfect ally for the couple.
  • Some have wondered how tough Ethan is, considering that he reacted to Mia chainsawing his hand off and, potentially, Jack or a Molded severing his leg with mild shock. He declared it was thanks to the herbs and Zoe's help that he managed to survive the amputation(s), also attributing his quick and full recovery to the mold. Most people don't buy his claims.
  • They and Chris currently refuse to disclose what happened when Chris apparently kidnapped them to a European village and apologetically shot Mia in front of Ethan, saying that they'll get to it eventually.

    Group 1 
Group 1note , Divine Representatives of Destroyed Innocence
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From Left-to-Right: Shun, Mamoru, Maria, Satori and Saki
  • Lesser Gods with the Potential to become Greater Gods
  • Symbol: The Number 1 Emblem as Marked on their Uniforms
  • Theme Song: Wareta Ringo and Yuki ni Saku Hana by Risa Taneda
  • Alignment: Neutral Good/Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: Idealistic Teens who Become Embittered and Broken, Childhood Friends, Thinning Out Overtime, Possessing Telekinetic Powers, Cannot Use their powers to Kill Others of their own Kind without Killing Themselves, Possessing Great Destructive Potential, Badass Adorable, Everyone Is Bi (Except Mamoru), True Companions
  • Domains: Telekinesis, Society, Love, Friendship, Loss, Tragedy
  • Heralds: Reiko Amano, Tomiko Asahina, Mizuho Watanabe & Takashi Sugiura (Saki's parents), Inui, Kiroumaru
  • Allies: Ness, Paula, Jeff, Poo, Lucas, Matilda Wormwood, Winston, Julia, Mickey Mouse, Carrie White, Shigeo Kageyama, Matt Garetty, Steve Montgomery, Gaara, Madoka Kaname, Sayaka Miki, Ahsoka Tano, Steven Universe, Izuku Midoriya, Eleven, Gunvolt, Blade, Mrs. Brisby, Nicodemus, Basil and Dawson, Fujino Asagami, XCOM
  • Enemies: Big Brother, O'Brien, Khazrak, Gorthor, Gorilla Grodd, Captain Beatty, William Stryker, Ratigan, Zonda and the Seven, Psycho Mantis, Robert the Tire, ADVENT
  • Respected and Pitied By: Houses of Love and Affection, Friendship and Camaraderie and Childhood and Adolescence
  • Intrigues: Magneto
  • Pities: Andrew Detmer, Alma Wade
  • Conflicting Opinion: The Rat Clan (Armello)
  • Opposes: The Harbingers of Repression
  • In a future, after Humanity began to decline due to the rise of a series of humans who possessed the power of psychokinesis, an order was established to overlook and monitor the well-being of those who possess such abilities. They were capable of manipulating matter and bending objects to their will near-effortlessly, but there was a catch; there came a modification in the human genome that prevented psychokinetic beings from killing one another, lest they were killed themselves by immediate retaliation. And even then to properly learn and control said powers was a difficult task as well due to its destructive capabilities. Despite this, humanity kept on persisting in its struggles, even after society had greatly regressed and after several horrific events, normal citizens and those with powers came to live in harmony, despite keeping away dark secrets.
    • One of the settlements in this dystopian world was Kamisu 66 in Japan. There, a sextet of students in-training of their psychokinetic powers resided which formed into Group 1. At first, their lives happen to be idealistic... until one of them, Reiko Amano, dies and is never bought up again, followed by the remaining five teens deciding to explore beyond their village boundaries. There, they discover much about historical events that led to the engineering of psychokinetic beings and the old age, alongside stumbling across the humanoid "Monster Rats", particular the noble, commandeering Kiroumaru and the sly, ambitious Squealer. Alongside those, the five teens were horrified and perplexed to discover and realize what they had not known and began questioning the motives of their village. Though the five make it through to late teenhood, one of them, Shun Aonuma, mysteriously departs. Though Saki Watanabe managed to find where he was hiding, it turned out that Shun had been turning into a karma demon and that he had accidentally killed his parents and destroyed his home village during his transitioning. Due to his powers becoming too swollen to control, he fatally imploded, though not before telling Saki he always loved her. Following this, the remaining members forgot about Shun ever existing, as it turned out that Kamisu 66 played a role in removing the acknowledgement of someone upon death, especially if they happened to be weak. More tragedy struck when Mamoru Itō suddenly vanished. Upon finding him, it was revealed that Mamoru was afraid to return to his village, considering that his abilities being weaker compared to his peers meant that his village was to execute him and erase Mamoru from their records. Maria Akizuki volunteered to stay with Mamoru and be looked after by the Monster Rats while Saki and Satoru Asahina departed back to the village, both pairs never seeing each other again...
    • In the following years, Saki became a worker for the "Department of Mutant Management" and Satoru decided to enlist in genetics on the Lotus Farm, specialising in light-based psychokinesis. There, the two receive confirmation that Maria and Mamoru had died a decade ago and that the Monster Rat alliances of Squealer, who was now referred to as Yakomaru, and Kiroumaru were in warring conflict against one another. During the investigation, Saki and Satoru discovered that Yakomaru was secretly grooming an "Akki", a psychokinetic being who was apparently immune to being killed off by killing one's own kind and exhibiting psychotic and murderous tendencies. To their horror, Saki and Satoru discovered the Akki to be the child of Maria and Mamoru, who was immediately taken in by Yakomaru upon immediately killing the child's parents and raising it to be a weapon against humanity, in addition to seeking revenge against how the Monster Rats were poorly treated and disregarded. After seeing the Akki utterly demolish Kamisu 66, with Saki's parents being among the casualties, Saki and Satoru decided to work with Kiroumaru in combating Yakomaru and his Akki alongside fellow psychokinetic user Inui, to travel to the submerged ruins of Tokyo and find the "Psychobuster" a weapon of mass-destruction creates by Americans to kill psychokinetic beings. Though the weapon was found and Saki was able to remember her deceased friends, Inui was killed in the quest and the Psychobuster was destroyed by Satoru to protect Saki in a battle against the Akki, prompting Kiroumaru to sacrifice himself once confronted by Yakomaru's Akki. Upon killing him, the Akki shortly died later, having thought of itself as a Monster Rat and cornering Yakomaru. Though Yakomaro was to be subjected to a Fate Worse than Death due to his actions, Saki opted to kill him out of pity and mercy privately. Later on, Saki and Satoru discovered the true origins behind the existence of Monster Rats but eventually decided that it was best to focus on the future and to improve society from here on out. They got married and continue on with their professional work and dreams whilst expecting a child.
  • A letter was delivered to Saki and Satoru, which spoke of their story and how they would potentially get a chance to reunite with their friends. This immediately caught the two's attention and decided to respond back with reading the letter further, looking at instructions for what to do. Saki and Satoru wasted no time in attending a location called the Court of the Gods. There, they were personally introduced by a bald man in a wheelchair and a green-looking humanoid, who introduced themselves respectively as Charles Xavier and the Martian Manhunter. Both stated that they personally decided to ask the Court to allow Saki and Satoru to enter a realm known as the Pantheon, which surprised the two as they were more focused on wanting to see their friends again. The two older psychics then proceeded to tell them how their story was an interesting, yet heartbreaking take, yet they also said that they were fine examples of good-hearted beings with a responsibility to their powers, which made Saki and Satoru smile. Finally, as a gift, Saki and Satoru were led into the Pantheon proper, with Maria, Mamoru and Shun eagerly awaiting them. Obviously enough, a tearful and happy reunion ensued with the five of them promising to always look after each other, whilst Professor X and J'onn J'onzz mused how they will be taking it upon themselves to look after and train the five of them.
  • When the five reunited, Saki and Satoru took their time to explain what they had gone through and what had happened ever since. While all of them were happy to see each other again, it was bittersweet to an extent. Shun, Mamoru and Maria expressed some form of emotional shock, due to their deaths. The situation regarding the latter two's child was nauseating and tragic, given that Maria and Mamoru wept considerably when they were told about it. Saki reaffirmed that Maria and Mamoru would have made great parents, which made them a little comfortable. And of course, there's an obvious age difference; Saki and Satoru are adults whereas Maria, Mamoru and Shun are still in their late-teen years as that was their age when their mortal coils were shed. Regardless, that difference means nothing to Group 1, who instead want to make sure they're always there for one another.
  • The members of Group 1 possess formidable telekinetic powers that can become better over time in regards to usage, creativity and damage output. And of the members, it is Shun who is the most proficient and talented of the group. That said, due to the dangerous nature of their powers, the Ethics Committee back in their world had to tamper the usage of power to never attack one's kind as doing so will result in killing one's self. Being raised pacifists, Group 1 are okay with leading a simple idyllic life, only using their powers under training or to defend themselves and their loved ones.
  • They were awed to discover the Pantheon, in a sense because many of the settlements, landmarks and locations were just like before the Old World disaster ever occurred and that it was a totally unique feeling and a sight to experience for them. Some of them, Maria, in particular, took to try flying around buildings for fun and some decided to display their powers to the public, who were surprisingly amicable with the sight. While it's likely because the population is used to see superpowers, it still made Group 1 comfortable enough to be seen as being accepted.
  • Unusual for any community, Kamisu 66 was encouraging towards teens to express their sexual desires as a way to exert as much stress as they could and to express it towards anyone around their age, regardless of their gender, and to find a way to control said stress and sexual urges. It should be noted that while Maria had romantic feelings with Saki and the same for Satoru and Shun, circumstances are different in the Pantheon. For one, Saki has a stable marriage with Satoru, not to mention Maria conceived a child with Mamoru, even if the end results were catastrophic. Shun decided it was for the best that they remain with their beloved, acknowledging Saki and Satoru's marriage and seeking to be there for them, alongside Maria and Mamoru who are understandably shaken up by how their mortal coils were shed.
  • Given that their powers are very familiar with a lot of deities, Group 1 quickly became friends with other telekinetic users like Ness and Lucas, two boys who took it upon themselves to save the world from evil forces, albeit like Group 1 themselves, Lucas went through more dire and tragic situations. Lucas's story, in particular, did upset Group 1 and left Mamoru in tears, but it still allowed them to strengthen their friendship with one another.
    • A trio of teenage boys were also a manner of interest for Group 1. That said, their issues contrasted in the sense that they had to deal with increasing peer pressure and one of the boys, Andrew Detmer, to suddenly snap and become a psychotic madman. Matt Garrety and Steve Montgomery got along quickly with the group, Matt especially with Saki as she respected Matt's desire to help others and his caring nature while Steve would often try to engage in a few sporty activities with Satoru and Shun. That said, Group 1 holds no animosity towards Andrew, even if he's a dangerous threat. After all, the guy has been through a lot of mental and physical trauma and is someone who needs help.
    • Another pair of psychics with tragic pasts included Fujino Asagari and Alma Wade. The former was a victim of rape and the experience of the event was what awakened her psychic powers, which she uses to target and kill other rapists. The latter was a child that seen as nothing other than an experiment, which resulted in Alma not having any care, love or attention given to her, all while being subjected to terrible experimentations and being killed off via pulling her out of life-support. As a result, she returned as a vengeful spirit hellbent on destroying the world in return. Group 1 sympathized with both, with Fujino being accepting of their company and seeing that they are willing to try helping her out regarding her personal issues. As much as they would like to help Alma, they've kept a good distance away, given that Alma herself is too reminiscent of an Akki.
  • Due to their affiliation with Professor X, Magneto also found some kind of intrigue with Group 1. In a sense, they're technically mutants, according to Magento as all of them have powers, though he's taken aback by how the inability to kill one's own species would render them helpless if their attacker was human. Magneto seeks to absolve this problem at some point and treats the group with respect and dignity. Group 1 themselves can tolerate Magneto and can sympathize with his tragic background as there is some similarity towards Squealer in that regard, but given his villainous actions, they privately admit to treading a thin line, not sure if what Magneto desires is for the best or not.
    • On a darker note, there is the superpowers beast, Gorilla Grodd, who also possesses potent telekinetic powers. Unlike Magneto, Grodd is a sadistic, merciless beast who has a deep, irrational hate for humankind and seeks to destroy it so apes can take over. While he acknowledges the powers of Group 1, he also makes it clear that he has no respect for them and that their powers pale compared to theirs. Due to Grodd technically not being a human, the group are willing to lethally battle against him, especially after Grodd mused that he would like to take a bite out of their brains, thinking it would make him stronger. In a sense, Grodd is essentially Squealer without any tragic background or a sense of sympathy going for him, even if the latter himself was responsible for the deaths of Maria and Mamoru.
    • On the subject of mutants, Group 1 immediately earned the fear and hate of William Stryker. Regardless of them coming from a different setting and universe, Trulyker remains glued to his perspective that Group 1 are mutants just for being engineered superhuman and they deserve punishment and death for those reasons. Obviously enough, they've come to despite Stryker due to his insane bigotry and willingness to kill child superbeings who mean no harm and even normal people who sympathize with those possessing superpowers.
  • Despite living in a seemingly peaceful setting, they were shocked to realize that upon learning and hearing from a Fallen Minoshiro, they were actually living in a wracked, depressing and dangerous setting years after the engineering of powered beings bought about the fall of civilization. Additionally, parts of information were to also be kept away in fear of them being discovered and used against them. This serves as a reason why the Pantheon, so far, has been seen as a far kinder world for them.
  • They immediately took to opposing against Big Brother and O'Brien. At least with Kamisu 66, while their methods were brutal and restrictive, they did much of their terrible actions because they genuinely believed that it was for the best. Meanwhile, Big Brother wants to preserve its own power for power's sake and sees severe human punishment and breaking their spirits as an example of keeping its goal preserved. Group 1 also took offence to O'Brien callously acknowledging that he tortures other solely to make a point and that a group of people who can "push and throw things with their minds" isn't going to be enough to stop either him or Big Brother.
  • On the topic of disarrayed world's, there was one where powered being known as Adepts quickly took over the world and had to be fended off by human survivors. Among them was Gunvolt, a feared, but ultimately well-meaning hitman who clashed against both ill-intentioned humans and his fellow Adepts from time-to-time. Meanwhile, there was Zonda, an Adept who took to establishing the Seven as a means to retaliate back against mankind for using them as experimentation and for being disregarded at. Group 1 became friends with Gunvolt due to their similar premises of having to survive in an unforgiving world and while sorry for Zonda and the Seven, do feel the need to fend her off as they are in no mood for negotiations.
  • To their utter surprise, Group 1 caught the interest of numerous anthropomorphic rodents, though fortunately, most of them turned out to be benevolent and only wanted to either befriend or pay condolences with the group. They were surprised to see how one of them, Mickey Mouse, is seen as a global icon and has saved his world a few times and played a role in the Keyblade Wars. Mrs. Brisby simply appreciates the five for their friendship and loyalty to one another and is eager to attend their services. Basil and Dawson are willing to record their entire story and compile it into a collection of notes, though the numerous depressing and harrowing events collected is rather intimidating for the two. Still, Basil and Dawson are committed to their task and have gained Saki's permission in getting to work. All in all, Group 1 found it a little hard to believe that they became well-acquainted with some rodents in the Pantheon.
  • In a darkly odd situation, Group 1 were simply having an ordinary, yet fun day, when Mamoru suddenly spotted a lone tire drifting along the pavement. At first, they decided to ignore it... until the tire became closer and suddenly stopped. Before any of them could check on what was going on, the tire suddenly rushed in high-speed, attempting to attack the five. Group 1 quickly took to pushing the tire back, but it wouldn't stop and eventually, Satoru decided to use up a good deal of his strength to swing and fling the tire as far as he could. That was their first time encountering Robert the Tire... and to the latter, it's not going to be the last time they meet either.
  • Regarding their thoughts on the other Houses and Domains, they are generally respected by the Houses of Friendship, Love and Power, the latter in which the Martian Manhunter personally looks after and trains them to be more proficient in their powers. That said, Maria and Mamoru are rather hesitant to attend the House of Family. Not that they have anything against the place, but they feel uncomfortable about bringing up their child as a conversational topic, let alone bringing them along as their herald. Seeing how uneasy they feel about it, Saki, Satoru and Shun also prefer not to mention the child either, though the House of Family have congratulated Saki and Satoru for bringing in their child for the future.
  • While the Monster Rats were a controversial topic for the group to talk about, they do feel some ounce of pity for them, given that they were test subjects when humans were seeking to create telekinetic beings and thus, were ostracised and mocked for it. While the Monster Rats had a cynical and tragic reason for why it opposes Mankind, the Beastmen of Chaos are nowhere near sympathy, essentially just hating humans and civilizations as a whole due to their tainted hatred and influence by Chaos. The threat of the Beastmen was dire for they intended to spare no one in their attacks, so Group 1 feels rather justified whenever they express their right to oppose them, especially Gorthor, who wants to wipe out as many people as he could to please the Chaos Gods. Khazrak, on the other hand, sees Group 1 as Worthy Opponents to fight against, a feeling that they don't reciprocate.
    • The Rat clan are an aggressive, but well-meaning race of humanoid rodents that are not above using espionage, trading and infiltrating into politics if it means preserving their kind and one of their leaders, Mercutio is very ambitious in his goal of one day, surpassing the King of Armello. Group 1, not really having gotten over with their ordeal with Squealer and the Monster Rats tend to ignore the Rat Clan, while the latter usually decide not to bother with the former as they have their personal matters to settle. That said, they do have a few mutual enemies, namely the Beastmen, due to their desire to destroy anything resembling civilization, where Group 1 and the Rat Clan have little choice but to form a temporary alliance.
"We have to change our way of thinking if we really want to change the future."
Saki Watanabe
"We can't allow them to control our thoughts and memories forever."
Satoru Asahina
"I think there are many things in this world we are better off not knowing. Sometimes the truth is the cruelest thing of all. Not everyone can bear it."
Maria Akizuki
"We ultimately fear what spawns from within us."
Shun Aounuma

    The Lorax 
The Lorax, God of Green Aesops
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    Nick Sax & Happy 
Nick Sax & Happilocus Imaginus, Divine Oddball Crime-Fighting Duo
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Nick Sax, with Happy behind him
  • Lesser God (Happy); Demigod (Nick)
  • Symbol: A blue feather
  • Alignment: Between Chaotic Neutral and Chaotic Good, trying to be the latter (Nick); Neutral Good (Happy)
  • Portfolio: Odd Couple
  • Domains: Pairs, Investigation
  • Allies: Roger Rabbit, Eddie Valiant
  • Enemies: The Slavers, SCP-4666, Robot Santa Claus, 456 Ambassador, Judge Doom
  • Not So Different from: Sam & Max
  • Foil to: Cole Phelps (Nick only)
  • Nick Sax is a cop-turned hitman with an addiction to alcohol and drugs whose life is a mess. Happy is a small blue cartoon unicorn with an energetic disposition and the imaginary friend of Hailey, a little girl. Together, they navigate the gritty crime-filled cesspool that is New York City during Christmastime to search for Hailey (who happens to be Nick’s daughter) and fight all sorts of shady characters to get her back (and go on further adventures after rescuing her). For how much of a strange pairing it may be, that little cartoon unicorn might just be the one to help get Nick’s life back on track.
  • A prolonged period of time has passed since what happened at Mr. Sonny’s Easter Eggstacular and Happy, with the knowledge that Nick was still alive, traveled somewhere and ended up in a place that looked familiar to New York, but at the same time wasn’t really New York. As he went around the city, he discovered that it was part of a place known as the Pantheon and that it was much bigger than Happy could have imagined. As he eavesdropped on the conversations made by denizens of the Pantheon, he learned of the nature of that place and how things were both good and bad there. After some time, he managed to find Nick and was relieved to know that Nick was alive, even if the latter is a bit bewildered to see Happy again at first. In any case, with how much trouble happens in the Pantheon, the two have continued to investigate the troubles that occur within the place, with the pair often getting into their own set of troubles during such.
  • It’s rather easy to see surface-level similarities between this crime-fighting duo and another one consisting of Eddie Valiant and Roger Rabbit. Eddie and Nick function as hard-headed detectives going through a hard time in their life while Happy and Roger serve as their peppy cartoon sidekick helping them with their mission and trying to improve their human friend’s disposition while at it. In terms of the severity of the crimes both duos went up against, Eddie and Roger had to deal with a potential genocide of toons while Eddie and Nick went through a lot of bloody events involving child kidnapping, drugs, and possible psychological damage amid all of it. Both parties learned quite a bit about the other, with Happy and Roger getting along rather easily and Eddie giving Nick some advice on how to improve in the long run. Nick and Happy also learned about Judge Doom and The Dip through Eddie and Roger, with Doom being a psychotic toon who wants to wipe out all other toons to build a highway of his own and The Dip being a weapon that can kill toons, Happy very likely included. Both Nick and Happy knew that going up against Judge Doom would require different methods to take him down, with the Judge being very annoyed at seeing a duo too similar (even with certain traits exaggerated) to Eddie and Roger and looking to take them down once Eddie and Roger are out of the way.
  • Another unusual duo dedicated to looking into weird events was Sam and Max, who found the idea of an alcoholic cop-turned-hitman and a unicorn working together strange enough to look further into. Both Nick and Happy ended up encountering Sam and Max at different points in time and the similarities in how they get caught up in bizarre adventures and how they are less than sane in a number of ways even if they’re willing to engage in heroics wasn’t lost on both parties. Whereas Sam is more sane compared to the hyperactive Max, but is willing to let the latter loose whenever Justice is involved, Happy is quite energetic, but often has to make sure the cynical and violent Nick doesn’t lose his way. Whenever both duos aren’t involved with going after crime (sometimes with the other involved), they sometimes patake in poker games with each other, which often takes a turn for the weird depending on who else they’re playing with.
  • Very Bad Santa, a deranged psychopath who is dressed up like Santa Claus and kidnapped Nick’s daughter, was a major enemy of Nick and Happy during the duo’s first Christmas together and the Pantheon featured a selection of other horrifying Santas for Nick and Happy to contend with. Whereas Very Bad Santa was ultimately grounded in reality for the most part when it came to criminal actions, the evil Santas in the Pantheon were much more fantastical, but no less deadly in terms of what they’re capable of. While Robot Santa Claus was enough of a problem already given how he’s willing to shoot anyone he deems naughty (which is to say a lot of people), it was SCP-4666 and his penchant for torture and mutilation that was a bigger issue for Nick and Happy given how his line of work is just as bad, if not worse, than that of Very Bad Santa.
  • Aside from Very Bad Santa’s weird quirks, that fact remains that he is a child kidnapper and lobotomized his victims, something he intended to do with Hailey. There were plenty of other child kidnappers and criminals present in the Pantheon for Nick and Happy to contend with, with a good number of them being even more horrifying than what the duo were used to. The 456 was a group of aliens who kidnap children to use them as recreational drugs, something that horrified Happy to a greater level than lobotomizing victims to be mentally children forever and Nick found them to be extremely irritating. As for actual human criminals, Nick found The Slavers to be rather reminiscent of some criminals he’s gone up against prior, but far more extreme. Nick has often thwarted the trio’s attempts at causing damage to the Pantheon, with Happy eavesdropping on The Slaver’s conversations (often with an uneasy look on his face) to learn what their next plan of action is.
  • Nick used to be an effective detective, but things quickly turned sour for him for a multitude of reasons and has since become a hitman, but has crossed paths with his former detective partner to get to the bottom of the shared crime they’re going after. Two particular detectives who could understand Nick’s personal issues were Rust Cohle and Marty Hart given their own problems they had to contend with in addition to being detectives. Rust’s daughter died in a car accident, leading to a divorce and he became an alcoholic and holds a very cynical view of the world while Marty found a suspect who indulged in child slavery and killed said suspect despite the suspect not having involvement in a particular murder. While there was plenty about Nick that the duo found strange (especially the part about his partner being a cartoon unicorn), Rust and Marty were generally understanding of Nick and he has sometimes worked with the two in cracking down cases every now and then.
    • Speaking of flawed detectives, Cole Phelps and Nick Sax could be considered opposites of each other in many ways. While both have gone through a lot of turmoil in the present related to their professions, Cole largely remained a good detective despite having a checkered past whereas Nick used to be a good detective in the past before things went downhill for him. Given how much Cole has been trying to make up for his mistakes, he’s been hoping that Nick will do the same, particularly since Nick’s current attitude leaves a lot to be desired.
  • One thing that Nick has a fondness of is alcohol and even his attempts to go cold turkey during his attempts to try and be a good parent to Hailey didn’t work (though the fact that he took trace amounts of alcohol via breath freshener was an indication that him giving up on alcohol wasn’t going to stick at all). There were plenty of other alcoholics of varying temperaments in the Pantheon for Nick to hang out with whenever he isn’t going up against criminals of some kind. Nick has managed to find plenty of places that serve alcohol in the Pantheon and while he is willing to maintain a conversation with the more friendly alcoholics, the bars that Nick visits will sometimes end up getting involved in a fight, often by criminals who attempt to disrupt the peace for their own fun.
  • Despite Hailey being Nick’s daughter, his personal problems, on top of not knowing about her existence until Happy told him about her, has led to problems arising after Nick rescuing (and this is not getting into a whole other set of problems Hailey’s mother had to go through). This led to a lot of benevolent parents feeling that Nick’s flaws were obvious enough that he had to try harder than he is at the moment to overcome them and really be a good parent towards Hailey. As for abusive parents, given how Nick encountered an individual who murdered his own wife and baby (going so far as to microwave the latter) and violently attacked the perpetrator, he has a lot of problems with parents in the Pantheon who are abusive/murderous towards their own children. While he certainly won’t hesitate to go after the more “mundane” bad parents, those with supernatural traits of some kind are going to be another thing entirely.
  • Beyond just being Nick’s closest companion, Happy was ultimately someone who did the best he could to try and rebuild Nick’s messy life, even if nasty crimes happen around them. Jiminy Cricket, who has followed Pinocchio with the intention of helping the latter understand right and wrong while working his way to become a real boy, took interest in another individual who tried to play conscience for someone else and he ended up learning a lot more than what he bargained for upon meeting Happy. Happy bore witness to a lot of dark things such as child kidnappings, alcoholism, sex, and violence, concepts that disturbed Jiminy and Happy added that there’s a lot happening that it’s difficult for Nick to at least be what he was before he became who he is currently. It took a bit of time for Jiminy to fully understand what Happy was talking about (especially since Happy is talking about hanging out with a grown man instead of a young boy), but understood that if Happy were to continue helping out Nick to the best of his abilities, then there will be some progress made even if it’s not huge steps forward. In some ways, Jiminy has been a confidant for what Happy deals with, even if the subject matter continues to be disturbing to the cricket.
  • As an imaginary friend, Happy was interested in seeing others in the Pantheon that fulfilled a similar role he did, even if what happened among such others were very different. This led him to meet the quartet of Bloo, Wilt, Eduardo, & Coco, all of whom were part of Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, a place where imaginary friends can stay when they outlive their creator. The quartet was welcoming of Happy, especially since he had quite a bit going for him as an imaginary friend and being a hyperactive blue unicorn made by a little girl, but was very surprised to learn that not only Happy accompanies a grizzled adult, but that what the unicorn went through was much more extreme than anyone involved with the residence could have imagined, up to and including hearing about almost every imaginary friend in his world dying as a result of a loss of innocence by those who imagined him (to put it lightly).
  • Happy ended up meeting God (or at least a version of him), who was described as an imaginary friend of an entire civilization and gave Happy some motivation to keep going in spite of the terrible things that happened prior to that encounter. Learning that the Pantheon had different versions of God was quite a bit for Happy to take in, though he did meet a different version of that figure and while he noticed the benevolence was largely the same, that version of God was not without his flaws that Happy noticed. In any case, knowing what Happy had gone through and how things aren’t going to settle down anytime soon, that God has added onto the advice that “the voice from the clouds” (as he referred to the God who Happy met before) and in turn, Happy managed to find a good conversation partner.

    Ruby and Tom (Ruby Quest
Ruby and Tom, God and Goddess of Ontological Mysteries (Ruby: Subject #7; Tom: Subject #5 (actually Subject #6), Mr. Gar Cat Guy)
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  • Lesser Deities
  • Symbol: Ruby and Tom's ears
  • Alignments
  • Portfolio
  • Domains: Horror, Survival, Art (simplistic), Mutation
  • Heralds: Jay, Red, Stitches, Bella
  • Followers: many heroes of text-parser and graphic adventure games
  • Allies: The Villager, Isabelle, the Redfield Siblings, Leon Scott Kennedy, Jill Valentine, other Resident Evil heroes, Chell, Nabi and Doki
  • Enemies: Albert Wesker, evil (in other words, most) mad scientists (i.e. Shou Tucker, The Medic of Team Fortress), eldritch horrors (i.e. Cthulhu, Khorne, Nurgle, Slaanesh, Tzeentch), Jigsaw
  • Uneasy Around: Tom Nook
  • Complicated Relationship with: The Mob (Ruby more than Tom)
  • When a young female rabbit named Ruby woke up in a coffin-like locker, she had no memory of where she was or how she got there, and so set out not only to find the answers, but also to escape. She quickly ran into Tom, who was in a similar situation (though in his case, he was locked in a cage). Together, the two would perform puzzles, fight horrible abominations, and try to escape the massive underwater complex they came to realize they were trapped in. This place was known simply as The Metal Glen, which turned out to be some kind of medical facility that Dug Too Deep and apparently woke up an Eldritch Abomination.
    • After much strife and near-death encounters, they finally managed to escape from the Metal Glen, riding to the mainland on an automated tram, and with a third party with them — an unfortunate bird named Jay. To their surprise, though, the mainland was not the mainland they had any memory of. In fact, they quickly realized that they had unknowingly gone through a portal (which appeared too suddenly for them to initially notice) that led to a place called The Pantheon. They were greeted by a group of powerful beings. Initially, they were worried, but the group soon helped them realize they weren't in danger here. One trip to the Court of the Gods later, and Ruby and Tom were given a title as residents of this new world. They had dealt with some crazy things back in the Glen, but this took the cake!
    • They were told they would need heralds — allies from their world — and they picked Jay as their first. When they were told some of their old, deceased friends from the Glade could be brought back to life for the purpose of heraldry, they instantly picked Bella (who they decided deserved some happiness in the form of freedom), and then Red (the first person to really help them in the Glen), and finally Stitches (who saved Tom's life, likely at the expense of his own). Of course, all three of them had to have certain physical and psychological issues to attend to. Some of these were already fixed upon resurrection in the House of Life and Death — namely, Red was calmer now than he was the last time Ruby and Tom encountered him, Bella didn't have her cybernetic forced life support, and Stitches was more mentally put together and didn't have that second toothy maw — but their experiences in the Glen certainly left scars, same as Ruby, Tom, and Jay. Ultimately, though, the newly-resurrected trio felt safer here, especially Bella, who was no longer stuck to a machine. She was finally on the surface — well, a surface, but it was certainly better than being stuck in the complex, so close to freedom but never being able to get up there. For the first time in years, she was genuinely happy.
  • The Villager, Tom Nook, and Isabelle were told that "Tom and Ruby have been ascended". When they went to greet them at their new temple, they were surprised to find a rabbit and cat who, while bearing some similarities to the animal villagers they knew by those names, were still quite different. Ruby and Tom were happy to see some familiar faces, but whenever they look at Tom Nook, they get flashbacks to their encounters with Subject 6 (or rather, Subject 5). They have said that Mr. Nook looks like a healthier (if overweight) and un-mutated version of the creature.
  • Having survived a facility full of mutated, misshapen horrors, they found they had plenty in common with the likes of Chris Redfield, Jill Valentine, and Leon S. Kennedy. The BSAA agents have promised that if Ruby and Tom ever encounter some such horrors again, they need only call. Of course, this new alliance resulted in Wesker considering the pair another set of enemies to "take care of". The feeling is mutual; Wesker, and anyone else who would willingly create horrific monsters like the ones they had encountered, are at the top of their shitlist.
    • Another person they felt a kinship with was Chell, who was trapped in a strange, abandoned facility to complete puzzles and tests under the watch of GLaDOS. It is a bit difficult to communicate with Chell, though, seeing as she's a Silent Protagonist and all.
    • The mad scientist they hate the most would have to be Shou Tucker; to have created a pair of Chimeras using his own wife and daughter, and all for a goddamn grant, reminded the pair too much of the doctors responsible for what happened at the Metal Glen.
    • A close second for "most hated mad scientist" would have to be Team Fortress's Medic, Mr. Ludwig. The man is supposed to heal his teammates, but he seems more interested in experimenting on people, i.e. replacing their organs with those of other creatures. "Ze healing is not as revarding as ze hurting" is one quote of his that told them all they need to know about him, and it definitely left a bad taste in their mouths.
  • Ruby and Tom have had quite enough of eldritch horrors for one lifetime, and as such, do their best to avoid any that exist in the Pantheon. The creations of H.P. Lovecraft are at the top of that list of beings to avoid, which of course includes one Cthulhu. The Chaos Gods and their Daemons are also given a wide berth — a whole House's worth of space!
  • Ruby has been approached by some psychically-inclined deities, either curious about her third eye or offering to teach her how to better use it. She has declined those offers, and has explained that using the eye kinda hurts. On a more positive note, Tom loves rough-housing with other deities in the House of Combat, and serving as part of a demolition crew in the House of Craft. Basically, if he can get violent without having good reason to feel guilty about it, he's up for it.
  • It should be noted that the duo — especially Ruby — were sort-of guided through the Glen by the Mob. Having met them in person in the Pantheon was an...interesting experience. One word: Overload.
  • They were surprised to learn they weren't the only rabbit-cat couple in the Pantheon. Nabi and Doki are quite a charming couple, but they had to endure harsh criticism from their peers, all because of their Interspecies Romance. Nonetheless, Ruby and Tom are happy for them, and hope they never have to endure anything like the horrors found in the Glen.
  • They are rather afraid of Jigsaw. The idea of a serial killer who would kidnap people by knocking them out and then placing them in a game of life-and-death reminds them too much of what they had to endure in the Metal Glen.
  • They have the admiration of many of the Pantheon's puzzle-solvers for some of the challenges they faced in the Glen. Detective-types have also complimented the pair on their deductive skills. However, the latter group started giving Tom suspicious and/or cautious glances lately; they've been tipped off about something, and they're wondering if Tom knows this little secret...
    • None of the deities who know about Tom's identity as the true Subject 6 — a very violent subject — have had the courage to discuss it with the pair yet... They hope to everything they hold sacred that no malevolent deity finds out and uses it against the two...and that Tom doesn't know about — and thus, isn't actively hiding — his identity as Subject 6...

Demigods

    Buck 
Buck, God of Stray Animal Stories
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  • Demigod
  • Symbol: Himself
  • Theme Music: The Call of the Wild
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Heroic Dog, A Pet into the Wild, Canadian Western, formerly a sled dog
  • Domains: Dogs, Survival
  • Allies: Dogmeat, Balto, Rowf & Snitter, Nintendogs, Hazel, Pocahontas, Elsa, Eliza Thornberry
  • Enemies: Cruella De Vil, Fred C. Dobbs, Flintheart Glomgold
  • On good terms with: Snoopy, Moro
  • The Klondike Gold Rush in Yukon, Canada during the late 1890’s was quite a time for everyone involved. Buck is a mixed breed dog who gets sold off to Canada to become a sled dog and is forced to endure a harsh world full of danger and uncaring humans, with his wild animal instincts slowly growing inside him. Along the way, he encounters John Thornton, an outdoorsman who Buck takes a liking towards. Once Thornton dies, Buck avenges his death and with no remaining humans to properly interact with, Buck ultimately answers the call of the wild and becomes the leader of a wolf pack.
  • Buck had already been used to his time in the wild, though many of his memories from prior continued to stick with him. One night, the stars shone brighter than before as Buck was getting ready to sleep after another day had passed. Buck noticed some lights from afar before he closed his eyes and the following day, he noticed some buildings in a small town that wasn’t there before, seemingly the source of the lights from the night prior. It turned out that his home was closer to the Pantheon than Buck had realized (even if he had no idea of what the Pantheon even was beforehand), with plenty of adventures waiting to come to him well into his time as a wild animal.
  • While Buck has opted to continue living in the wilderness even after learning that it’s a part of the Pantheon, there are plenty of kind-hearted humans with a personality akin to Thornton’s that are willing to befriend him. Among them were Eliza Thornberry, a girl that has traveled through jungles and made friends with animals by directly communicating with them. One of her expeditions with her family led to a frozen landscape and it was there that she encountered Buck and his wolfpack. From there, she learned about what Buck had gone through prior to adapting to the wild and since then, Eliza and Buck developed a friendship with each other.
  • One group of canines who Buck was able to relate to very well were the Dogmeats. Even if the circumstances and time period that the Dogmeats had to go through was much worse than Buck, what didn’t change is their unflinching loyalty to their masters and how they’ll protect them from any danger that lurks. The Dogmeats occasionally travel with Buck across the frozen wilderness that the latter resides in though Buck has only gotten brief glimpses of the barren wasteland that the Dogmeats traverse across.
  • Balto was one dog that quickly became interested in Buck after hearing about how another sled-dog traversed through a dangerous frozen landscape. There is a noticeable contrast between the two as while Buck was formerly a pet that cared about a human and later became a wild animal, Balto wanted to be accepted by humans in spite of being a wolfdog. While Balto has had experience with living in the wild, Buck is usually the one to aid Balto whenever they’re attacked. Their determination and strong bond with someone they cared about being a motivator for accomplishing their goals helped strengthen the friendship between Buck and Balto.
  • Things are a bit unusual between Snoopy and Buck as far as how things are between them. It could be chalked up to Snoopy having a nightmare at one point that he was part of a group of sled dogs similar to Buck that resulted in him regaining his animal instincts and ended with him and the other sled dogs drowning in frozen water. That said, Buck considered John Thornton to be a valuable companion the same way that Snoopy sees Charlie Brown as a good friend, something that both dogs can understand. While Snoopy does have quite an imagination and the idea of meeting an actual sled dog that went through plenty of trouble was unnerving for Snoopy given the nightmare, there’s no hostility between him and Buck otherwise.
  • Moro, being a wolf that’s very much aligned with nature, finds Buck’s story to be unusual given how the latter started off as a domesticated animal that was abused by some humans and later came to hold his final human master in high regard before embracing his animal instincts. Moro later found Buck during a cold winter day, telling him about the forest she and the rest of the denizens there protect and Buck finding her to be a potent leader of her own pack and one with more authority than he couldn’t surpass. She has some respect for Buck for embracing his animal heritage in a time where humans are prone to vices, while still acknowledging how Thornton was a benevolent human who bonded with Buck akin to how Ashitaka came to understand San, a woman who was one with nature and animals.
  • Throughout his journey and especially before meeting John Thornton, Buck had to put up with people who abused him and the other sled dogs. The fact that there are just as plenty of people in the Pantheon who like to abuse animals (dogs especially) as those who are fond of canines, didn’t go over well with him. Worse yet is that there are deities such as Cruella De Vil who are actively trying to kill dogs for their own personal treasure. If Cruella were to end up trying to find a wild dog like Buck to make a coat out of it, then Buck is willing to scare her out of doing it.
  • Given the time period of Buck’s adventures and how he traveled with people who are seeking gold, it didn’t take long for others who have a strong desire for that treasure to try and force Buck to work with them. While the money-seeking, but still friendly deities haven’t put Buck in even worse danger, there are those such as Fred C. Dobbs and Flintheart Glomgold, greedy deities who are willing to leave others for dead after they’ve used them to earn gold, who are willing to seek out gold in Buck’s location. They haven’t been successful in forcing Buck to work with them given how the canine and his pack have driven them out repeatedly and how Buck doesn’t want to be associated with abusive masters anymore.
  • Rowf and Snitter had a rather unusual meeting with Buck as the two were trying to evade someone determined to capture them. The two learned about what Buck had gone through, especially in regards to having some earlier abusive masters and one kind-hearted human who Buck would later avenge. Snitter seems to understand Buck’s ordeal rather well considering the variety of humans the latter had encountered, though Rowf was a bit skeptical about Buck having a good relationship with a human considering the dangers Thornton had encountered and getting killed by what Rowf perceived to be as savages. Buck found what Rowf and Snitter had to go through to be even more extreme than his own abuse and was willing to let the two travel with him and his pack.
  • What ultimately drove Buck into being a part of the wild was avenging Thornton’s death via attacking The Yeehats, a Native American tribe. This incident was something Buck wouldn’t forget and the fact that some Native Americans were in the Pantheon, some possibly within the area Buck and his wolfpack roam, was something that Buck wasn’t happy with. Unlike the presumably hostile Yeehats, some of the Native Americans in the Pantheon had a far more friendly disposition than what Buck came to expect. Pocahontas, being someone who revered nature and has a few animal companions of her own, came across Buck while she was traveling during a cold day. While Buck initially was hostile towards her, she only had empathy and could understand the pain that he had gone through prior. Eventually, Buck warmed up to her and both have been on good terms with each other since then.
  • Elsa found kinship with Buck as she heard a “call of the wild” of her own and was compelled to follow it. Like how Buck went from domesticated animal to a wild animal, Elsa went from being a royal leader to a guardian of nature as a result of answering that call. Both have bonded with each other for having a similar experience in discovering nature and getting acclimated with it.
  • Buck became a sort of brotherly figure to the Nintendogs, especially considering the latter’s tendencies to run away whenever their owners stop paying attention to them. Buck is usually the one to help the Nintendogs return to their home, and them having a good home life often reminds Buck of the company he once had with Thornton.
  • Hazel, who escaped from his original home in search of a better place, finds Buck’s adventures to be relatable considering how he was torn between wanting to be a part of the wild and wanting to live with Thornton. In turn, Buck considers him to be an effective leader of the pack of rabbits that traveled with Hazel. Whenever Hazel and his rabbits are near Buck’s domain, the canine and his pack will help them out, especially when it comes to protecting them from others looking to hunt them down.

    Elizabeth "Beth" Harmon 
Elizabeth "Beth" Harmon, Goddess of "Intellectual"-Based Audiences
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  • Demigoddess
  • Symbol: An upside-down Chess Piece casting a Shadow
  • Theme Song: Main Title, Training with Mr. Shaibel
  • Alignment: True Neutral, later borderline-Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: A Master Chess Player since Childhood, No Social Skills, Lived in a Dingy Orphanage after her Mother's Suicide, Psychologically Scarred, Takes Chess Far More Seriously to the Point of being Detrimental, Has a Very Aggresive Playing Style in Chess, Does not take Losing Well, Fiery Redhead, Functional Addict, Drunken Master, Takes a Liking to Clothing Styles, Jerk with a Heart of Gold, One of the Boys, Persevering in Spite of her Hardships
  • Domains: Chess, Orphans, Determination, Loneliness, Competition
  • Heralds: Mr. Shaibel, Alma Wheatley, Jolene, D.L. Townes, Harry Beltik, Benny Watts, Vasily Borgov
  • Allies: Komugi, The Grim Reaper (particularly He of the Seventh Seal and the "Picker-Up of Unconsidered Trifles"), Ron Weasley, Anne-Marie, Anne Shirley, Oliver Twist, Rex Tyler/Hourman, Ilyana Rasputin/Magik
  • Chess Rivals: Seto Kaiba, Ra's al Ghul, Bane, Lelouch vi Britannia, Gozaburo, Sherlock Holmes, Sora and Shiro
  • Odd Friendship: Rarity, Shiki Misaki, Noriko Kamomebata
  • Opposes: Light Yagami, James Moriarty, Granny Goodness, Obadiah Stane, Abusive Parents, The Child Abuse Supporters
  • Pitied By: Most Deities in the Hall of Alcohol, House of Family
  • Elizabeth Harmon initially did not have a good start in her life. She had a dysfunctional mother, Alice, who suffered from mental issues, refused aid from her former husband and ended her own life in a deliberate car accident, leaving Beth to be taken into an orphanage known as the Methuen Home, where she didn't really bond with anyone except for a fellow girl named Jolene. One day, she stumbled across the basement floor, where she met the custodian, Mr. Shaibel, who went on to teach Beth chess, where she found a natural talent in playing, alongside drugging herself with tranquilizer pills to allow her focus on playing chess to remain intact. After being adopted by the Wheatleys, Beth would go on to enroll in several chess competitions where she would create a notable reputation in the world of Chess, and bonding with her adopted mother, Alma. However, Beth struggled to communicate and connect with others, especially boys, due to having been raised in an all-girls orphanage and she starts to compete against world-renowned chess players where she begins to lose several matches, which she didn't take well at. Things got worse when after losing a match in Mexico, Beth found Alma dead on a hotel bed, having intoxicated herself with drinking too much tequila. Her frustrations bolstered to the point where she became alcoholic and detached from her associates, though with some effort from her friends, Beth was able to get back on track with her professional and personal life, which additionally helped with the return of Jolene. Entering a high-stakes competition in Russia, Beth goes against and defeats several veteran players including world champion Vasily Borgov, cementing herself as one of the best players of chess in the world and being well-respected by her challengers.
  • It was a while since Beth won the world championship against Borgov. The last reported sightings were of her betting a Russian man to play chess, but beyond that, no one knows what happened to Beth after this. Her arrival in the Pantheon, on the other hand, wasn't actually her playing chess, but rather, making a visitation to the House of Costumes to check out a dress that she wanted to buy for herself, namely one with a black-and-white checker design. It was after that where she decided to find a place where she can engage in a chess competition and engage against a competition. Here, she revealed her entrance; she merely received a letter to someplace, promising that she would be facing off against a slew of new chess players to match up against her. And if there was a reason why Beth Harmon ascended into the Pantheon, it was because of her being a chess prodigy. And she's going to have to prove it.
  • While there are a number of chess players in the Pantheon, Beth is the unofficial mascot of the game in the new realm, given the fact that chess was a major impetus and motivation in her life. Evidently enough, the game ended up becoming more popular in the Pantheon and since then, many others have attempted to join on and hone their skills. Beth was honestly surprised to learn that many took to seeing her as a major influence, though she doesn't really know how to properly communicate with others at times. She can talk to others, but the attempt is still hard, given that much of Beth's life was spent in an orphanage where she didn't get much social support and affiliation.
  • Beth's playing style can be summed up in one word; aggressive. This made her a rather frightful figure to fellow chess players as not only does Beth make moves and positions to intimidate her opponents into dropping their confidence, but she's also quick and analytical in the game, and more often than not, she ends up winning her matches. It's a habit that only those familiar with chess would recognize, but to the uninitiated, it would simply mean that Beth is just really good at playing... or scaring others somehow.
  • Chess players acknowledge just how hard and time-consuming their efforts and matches can get and dedicated their lives to honing their skills to it, Beth includes. This also extends to how they see their opponents like and in the occasion, they lose, they will accept their defeat and offer respect and praise to their opponent. Not Beth; while she does acknowledge her peers' talents and skills, it doesn't change the fact that she doesn't take losing well and tries to deal with it via getting drunk, though she's been making an effort to avert that situation. Beth's friends have since been trying to get her to be more gracious in case she is defeated, though progress has been slow.
    • Surprisingly enough, this aspect led her to become associated with Komugi. Unlike Beth, she actually plays a similar board game called Gungi, which she excels at. Beth expresses some interest in learning the game itself, and in turn, she would like to teach chess to Komugi. While Beth took her defeat in Gungi against Komugi better than expected, the fact that a single loss on Komugi's side meant that the latter would rather kill herself than live with the fact that she lost a game of Gungi made Beth rather uncomfortable about playing the game again with her. As a result, Beth thinks she and Komugi are better off playing chess instead and bonding with one another on that. They've remained good friends since.
  • Some deities took an interest in wanting to play against Beth in chess matches. Among these were Ron Weasley, Seto Kaiba, Lelouch vi Britannia, Gozaburo, and Sherlock Holmes. Kaiba and Gozaburo were simply interested to test out their playing prowess and seek to prove themselves the better player. Ron, Lelouch, and Holmes simply wanted to have a friendly match and pay their respect. Regardless, Beth was open to accepting their invitation to challenge her. Most games tend to be a tie, though Beth ends up scoring more wins than usual, with only Lelouch being able to average put with a decent amount of wins. As a result, he sees Beth as one of the few he sees as a Worthy Opponent in the field of chess.
    • Light Yagami also fancies himself with intellectual prowess and habits and, in much of his non-malicious moments, takes to playing chess. He's played against Beth on some occasions and to his dismay, Beth affirms herself as the superior player, which he doesn't really appreciate all too much. One can make the argent that Light is smarter than Beth, but this doesn't translate to being someone who spends most of his life playing and practicing their skills as a player. Beth herself is not so kind towards Light either, thinking that he's too much of a showoff, and cites his impulsiveness as a reason why he ends up losing. Light even considered killing Beth, but relented, only because he's aware that it would cause him too much scrutiny on his end for killing off a popular figure in the Pantheon and that he needs to maintain a decent public image.
    • Ra's al Ghul and Bane were also skilled in playing chess and have even squared off against one another. Beth being an unofficial chess mascot in the Pantheon did interest them enough to consider playing with her. Unlike Light, the two villains were cordial and respectful to Beth, and Ra's was impressed with how she was able to combine what should be a risky playing tactic with a sharp and quick thought-processing. If anything, Ra's found himself tying against Beth at some points. Bane, on the other hand, is actually able to beat her, though he does admit that Beth is a better player than most of Bane's opponents in chess. That said, the fact that Beth has learned from Bane's playing style does mean that she can one day beat both him and Ra's, though that may take a while, given how much experience the two have had regarding their wit and intellect.
    • To everyone's surprise, Beth found herself getting along with The Grim Reaper, or at least two versions of them. Though the reason behind it wasn't all that alluring, given that they, too, have had an experience in chess, it was still a shocker that such a relationship ended up happening. He of the Seventh Seal, while somewhat apathetic, was interested to play chess with Beth and was impressed by their game, in addition to paying her condolences for what she went through. The "Picker-Up of Unconsidered Trifles" was largely similar, if a lot more expressive and emotive than a typical Grim Reaper. He sometimes likes to hang out with Beth and give her support in her interests as a means to further help her out and allow Beth to be more expressive when making friends. Despite her snarky attitude and sometimes seeing him as annoying, Beth does consider him a friend at the end of the day.
  • Outside of her professional life, Beth has been struggling to adjust to a normal life, especially as her obsession with chess costs her many opportunities to explore and look into other aspects of life. The Pantheon, however, has been rather encouraging about this sort of viewpoint, which she decided to take advantage of. She was puzzled to see that the House of Gaming represented a different sort of gaming convention decades past her primenote , though she still thinks it's amusing to still set up a chess section there, in case anyone gets interested.
  • Having gone through a tough life in an orphanage, with Jolene and Mr. Shaibel being the only bright spots, Beth expresses sympathy and care towards orphans, such as Anne-Marie, Anne Shirley, and Oliver Twist over their ordeals of being children who had to deal with either having no parental figures or having terrible substitute parents. Beth finds Anne-Marie's story rather weird, but she does seem content to learn that she does get a Happy Ending, though Anne and Oliver's were rather harder to stomach. Unfortunately for Beth, neither were really interested in chess, but she didn't really mind all too much.
    • On the subject of orphanages, Beth took note of those who either grew up or worked there, with Granny Goodness being among those. While Beth may have had a hard time adjusting to her living conditions, she doesn't want to think too much about the New God, who makes it a hobby to play up the persona of being a motherly matron whilst actually being a Sadist who enjoys tormenting and victimizing her subjects for her amusement. Beth took it upon herself to call out Granny Goodness for being an "entitled bitch" and a "lousy caretaker", though the New God didn't really mind too much.
  • As she was initially under the care of a mentally disturbed mother who tried to kill her and herself after failing to receive any aid, Beth is pitied by the House of Family. That said, Beth has come to respect the Heroic Protectors for giving it a try to at least instill positive aspects such as nurture and affection, which is what Beth would have wanted as a child. On an additional note, she is happy to be reunited with Alma as a herald after the latter's untimely death from alcoholic intoxication. The fact that Alma lost a child prior to adopting Beth is also a connecting thought for the House of Family expressing their condolences. Though Beth can be rather bossy and awkwardly mean when it comes to getting affection from anyone that isn't her loved ones, though overall, she's not a bad person.
  • On the subject of intoxication, Alma's death affected Beth to the point where she became socially isolated from everyone she knew, was fixated on keeping her house clean, and developed an addiction to alcohol. This fact did not go unnoticed by the Hall of Alcohol where, luckily, most of the representing deities there, as well as Pantheonic bartenders were saddened to learn of the circumstances that caused Beth to become constantly strung up on taking too many shots. She has recovered, though sometimes, she'll attend the Hall for the occasional drink. As a sign of respect, there's a designated spot in the Hall where visitors and staff can play chess, provided they don't booze themselves up too much. Beth felt honored about the occasion, though she personally prefers to play her games elsewhere, citing that she'd get annoyed if someone was to suddenly step in to demand a game of chess while all she wants is a drink.
  • The House of Costumes was a place where Beth could go without having to stress out too much about mentioning chess and competition all too much. It's arguably the one place in the Pantheon where she feels most happy and satisfied as Beth does enjoy trying out different sorts of styles and design, archaic or contemporary, and seems keen on trying out a more professional look. This stems from the fact that in reality, chess players enter competitions wearing suits or other sorts of upper-class clothing and are well-groomed, a far cry from the usual depiction of modern chess players and fans.
    • Beth made a few oddities of friends there, including Rarity, Shiki Misaki and Noriko Kamomebata, the fact that each of them was heavily different to her was something that Beth noticed quickly. Then again, the fact that all of them have an interest in fashion was the reason they got well-acquainted with each other and that's what matters. Noriko, despite being a resident from the Hall of Romantic Loss, admires how Beth tends to wear black-and-white clothing, with a square-esque design, which alludes to Beth's association and passion with chess. Rarity and Shiki are open to inviting her to fashion-based events and getting Beth to check out on something every once in a while. Despite Beth's snarky and deadpan nature, she makes it clear she likes Rarity, Shiki, and Noriko for their hospitality and for being open to accepting her as a friend, regardless of their differences.
  • Has gotten very close to Magik, as both look very similar and have as much psychological damage as a girl can get. Magik is starting to teach Russian to Beth, and also trying to arrange for chess matches with Professor X and Magneto.

Let's Play.

    Hilda (Hildafolk
Hilda, Goddess of Those Conflicted Between the City and the Country
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Hilda with her loyal companion, Twig.
  • Demigoddess
  • Symbol: Her beret and yellow scarf
  • Theme Song: Hilda Opening Theme
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: Bold Explorer, Constantly Curious, Overconfidence being her Fatal Flaw, Takes a while to adapt to her new life at Trolberg, Friend to All Living Things, Nature Lover, Nice and Plucky Girl, Often sports a beret, You Gotta Have Blue Hair
  • Domains: Adventure, Children, Bravery, Curiosity
  • Heralds: Twig (her deerfox), Alfur, Johanna (her mum), Frida, David
  • Allies: Dipper and Mabel Pines, Yosuke Hanamura, Heidi, Lazlo, Raj, and Clam, Cream the Rabbit, Satsuki and Mei Kusakabe, Totoro, Chihiro Ogino, The Smurfs, Finn and Jake, Huey, Dewey, and Louie, Mario, Link
  • Enemies: Bill Cipher, Archibald Snatcher, The Lich
  • Fascinated with: The Colossi
  • Hilda is a young blue-haired girl who's fascinated by the incredible and supernatural world around her. She used to live in the mountainous wilderness, populated by elves, giants, and other creatures, with her mum and her pet deerfox, Twig, until certain circumstances forced them to move to the walled city of Trollberg. Despite this, she has continued to explore new creatures who are stranger - and more dangerous - than she ever expected. It's because of her situation that gave her a position in the Pantheon.
  • Her temple is pretty much a recreation of her house in Trolberg. As much as she missed her old wilderness home, she has come to accept her new house. Whenever she has the opportunity to do so, she would explore the vast reaches of the Pantheon, sometimes with Twig and Alfur accompanying her.
  • Her adventures have been compared to those of Dipper and Mabel Pines, what with all three of them being involved in a town with strange secrets and mysterious creatures (Gravity Falls for the Pine twins and Trolberg for Hilda), and it was a matter of time before she ended up encountering and befriending the twins. Sometimes, Hilda would help the Pines in whatever mystery they are involved in. Unfortunately, this led Bill Cipher to view her as another potential bait, leading Dipper to warn the blue-haired girl about him.
  • Her situation of moving from the wilderness to Trolberg led other deities to relate to her. She gets along with Yosuke Hanamura, who has unresolved problems living in a town and longs to return living in a city until the end of his social link. She’s also friends with Heidi as the latter is reminded of the time that she struggled to adjust to city life as she prefers life in the mountains. She would even invite Hilda over to play in the Alps.
  • She tends to help out the supernatural, even though it would screw her over in the end (like with the giants that ended up destroying her own house after helping them). When it comes to certain creatures that reside in the Pantheon, Hilda was amused with how different they are from the ones the reside in her home universe, sometimes even bringing her sketchbook to draw any of those creatures. In particular, she is fascinated with the Colossi as they remind her of the giants from her world. She’s also fascinated with the Smurfs and the civilization that they reside in.
    • Unfortunately, there are several deities who don’t have as much respect for supernatural creatures as she does. One such god is Archibald Snatcher, who has a tendency to demonize any “evil” race for his own benefit. Because of this, she felt the urge to protect any of those “evil” races.
  • She also serves as a Sparrow Scout, but despite this, she could not get any badges during her first year. Lazlo, Raj, and Clam took note of this and offered to help her in any activity that could potentially earn her a badge.
  • Befriended Satsuki and Mei Kusakabe given that they’re also girls who have had adventures with supernatural creatures. Not only that, but the three girls can relate to a new house that has several fantastical connections. Once, the two sisters even introduced Hilda to their friend Totoro, whom she instantly took a liking for given his friendly personality. She also enjoys hanging out with Chihiro Ogino after hearing about the latter’s journey in the Spirit World as well as the spirits that inhabit that place.
  • Her adventurous personality has brought the attention of other deities such as Finn and Jake as well as Huey, Dewey, and Louie, who enjoy hearing about her stories. She also gets along with Cream the Rabbit due to both of them being Free-Range Children and both of them being accompanied by their respective pets (Twig for Hilda and Cheese for Cream).
  • Also resides in the Subhouse of Cultural Values.
  • “Well, that was pretty traumatic, but such is the life of an adventurer.”

    Mae Borowski 
Margaret "Mae" Borowski, Goddess of the Unpleasantness of Growing Up (Mayday, Killer, Nightmare Eyes, Queen/Mayor of Possum Springs, Trash Mammal, Kitten, Hermit, Key Master, Bandit Queen, Duder)
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  • Demigoddess
  • Symbol: A Constellation of Mundy, the World Fish
  • Theme Song: Die Anywhere Else or Weird Autumn
  • Alignment: True Neutral
  • Portfolio: Woman Children with no Jobs or Educational Prospects, Sarcastic Felines, Nice Jerks, Tomboys, Insensitivity, Kleptomania, Alcohol-Induced Idiocy, Lead Bassists, Constant Electrocutions, Bat Users, Ambiguous Disorders, Existentialism, Astral Projections
  • Allies: Misato Katsuragi, Yuu Haruna, Mordecai and Rigby, Sora and Shiro
  • Enemies: Shub-Niggurath, Freddy Fazbear, Badgirl.
  • Opposes: Anyone associated with Cults, H.P. Lovecraft (One-sided on her part)
  • Fears: The Batter
  • Conflicting Opinions with: Remy, Peter Pan
  • An 20-year old anthropomorphic cat (maybe...), Mae Borowski was a college dropout who had just moved back to her hometown of Possum Springs when College proved to be too much for her to handle. At Possum Springs, she would reunite and reconnect with either her former friend-turned acquaintance Beatrice "Bea" Santello or her best friend/partner in crime Greggory "Gregg" Lee. While she struggled with her newfound situation brought on by age and the ominous dreams that infested her sleep, she would soon stumble upon a hooded figure abducting a child for reasons unknown. From there, Mae would find herself delving more and more into the mystery that lies within the woods.
  • Being a childish adult who suffers from a sizeable chunk of emotional issues, Mae quickly gained an ally in Misato Katsuragi, with the two hanging out every so often. Misato doesn't seem to mind much, especially since Mae's intolerance of alcohol gives her a good excuse to switch from beer to coffee after Kaji's death. That and the last time she shared a beer with Mae, it ended with Mae running around the Pantheon naked.
    • Mae also managed to befriend Yuu Haruna, who was relieved to hear that another Lead Bassist had successfully ascended to the Pantheon, even if said bassist had never actually performed in front of a live audience before.
    • Given that she is an anthropomorphic animal who found herself stuck in a paranormal yet dangerous situation, Mae can sometimes be seen in the company of Mordecai and Rigby. Ironically, hanging out with the pair has made Mae more appreciative of her situation in Possum Springs since when compared to events like a black hole caused by rock-paper-scissors and a time crash caused by microwaving clocks, a mental issues and an encounter with a cult seem downright normal.
    • As a NEET, it was only a matter of time until she found herself with the likes of 『  』, who have taken an interest in a Roguelike game she plays called Demontower. While Mae finds the two fun to be around, she is concerned that 『  』's constant game-playing might cause them to experience dissociation as well.
  • Since she and her friends were almost killed by cultists, Mae doesn't exactly have the greatest relationship with the cults of the Pantheon.
    • Not a fan of Kane and the Brotherhood of Nod due to their worship of Tiberium, green crystalline rocks that are slowly destroying the earth. While she is currently powerless to do anything against them, she has been thinking of plan to convince Kane and his followers that there is a Tiberium deposit inside an abandoned mine outside Possum Springs.
    • Mae hates Cho'gall and the Twilight Hammer due to the very fact that they're an Apocalypse Cult, noting that at least the cult in Possum Springs didn't want to bring about the apocalypse. And had only one head.
    • Mae does not like Melisandre of Asshai since she has a tendency to burn anyone who doesn't align with her religion. That said, she doesn't hate her as much as she hates other cultists since unlike them, Melisandre seems to be focusing more of her energy on fighting White Walkers. Not to mention that Melisandre has at least been practicing religious tolerance as of lately.
  • As a child, Mae, having suffered from disassociation, hospitalized a boy with a baseball bat after a mental breakdown caused her to see nothing but "shapes." This incident effectively alienated her from the rest of Possum Springs, who have nicknamed her "Killer as a reminder of the incident. As a result, Mae has come to fear the Batter, and sees his attempts to "purge" his world of evil as a grim reflection of Mae's own issues with disassociation and how said issues may cause life to lose all meaning to her. The fact that the final enemy he faced in his game of origin was a cat-like judge has done nothing to assuage these fears.
  • Mae accidentally stumbled Freddy Fazbear's temple whilst scavenging for animatronic parts for her friend Gregg. Convinced that the temple was the abandoned Food Donkey, Mae decided to head inside to look for parts, inadvertently awakening the animatronic bear. When the bear approached her, Mae, convinced that this a prank by Steve Scriggins yelled at Freddy to quote unquote, "go legally brain dead from lack of oxygen due to choking on [Mae's] entire ass." Fazbear was reportedly so confused by the strange insult that he simply stood there trying to comprehend what Mae had just told him to do while she continued her search none the wiser.
  • Has accidentally gained the affection of H.P. Lovecraft, who believes that Mae is a descendant of a cat Lovecraft owned that had vanished when he was eight years old. Given what the cat was called, Mae was understandably not amused.
    • She was even less amused when one of Lovecraft's creations, Shub-Niggurath, turned out to be an inspiration for the Black Goat that plagued Possum Springs. While Mae so far remains unafraid, as she has called out the Black Goat in her dreams, the fact that Shub-Niggurath can actually affect her outside her dreams has convinced her to remain cautious while she navigates the Pantheon.
  • Has a complicated relationship with Remy. On one hand, the rat is grateful that Mae had taken time out of her day to feed a Swarm of Rats that she found in Mallard's tomb. On the other hand, he is displeased that Mae had been feeding the rats with stolen food... which he had only found out about after he had caught her trying to steal food from his own pantry. Still, the two have managed to maintain an unspoken agreement; i.e. he won't lecture her on stealing food if she won't steal from his restaurant again.
    • Also holds conflicted view of Peter Pan as well. Upon hearing about the boy who never grew up, she was initially thrilled to have found a way out of aging, and subsequently sought him out so she can avoid growing up as well. Said thrill immediately wore off when she realized that the immortality Peter Pan was offering would eventually lead to her forgetting about her friends and family. The last sentence Peter heard from her as she walked away from him was a dejected "Everything sucks forever."

    Simon Henriksson 
Simon Henriksson, God of Mental Stories
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Real Simon 
Book Simon 

    Timmy Turner 
Timothy Tiberius Turner, God of Dangerous Wishing and Loser Protagonists (Timmy, Twerp, Cleft the Boy Chin Wonder, Gah!)
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Quasideities

    George Bailey 
George Bailey, The God With A Wonderful Life (George Pratt, The Richest Man in the World)
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  • Quasideity
  • Symbol: A Moon Being Lassoed
  • Theme Song: Buffalo Gals
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Big Good of his town, Break the Cutie, Can't Help Helping Others, The Dutiful Son, Good Is Not Dumb, Could of Made It, but Didn't, Incorruptible Pure Pureness,
  • Domains: Family, Life, Work
  • Allies: Bruce Wayne, Clark Kent, Charlie Brown, Gentaro Kisaragi, Steven Universe, Pinkie Pie, Scrooge McDuck, Sara Crewe, Kermit the Frog, Duncan McLeod, Shinji Ikari, Donald Duck, Fred Flintstone, Peter Warne and Ellie Andrews
  • Enemies: Mr. Burns, Seto Kaiba, Mr. Potter
  • Pities: Timmy Turner
  • Respects: All good aligned Angels.
  • Ascended after realizing that he truly had a Wonderful Life and inspiring people to value their own wonderful life. To wit: Having to sacrifice his good prospects in order to make the people of Bedford Falls happy, until one fateful day where it would seem that his life would be crashing down... he then met an angel and accidentally made a wish that it would be better that he was never born, which was granted as he visited an Alternate Universe where everyone he knew of were miserable. After taking back his wish, he's a much happier person and his misfortunes reversed, and he came to learn these immortal words that comes with friends.
    No man is a failure who has friends
  • George Bailey is often consider the most selfless man in the entire pantheon as every sacrifice he ever made for the benefit of others. Because of this, he has earn the respect of others. Like both Bruce Wayne and Clark Kent. They admired his perseverance in his battle against Potter and helping the little men.
  • When George ascended, the Court were able to fix his left ear, not hard with so many willing healers.
  • Was very disturbed when he found out there were people who thought Pottersville was a cool place with all those clubs and what not. This is despite the fact the place was utterly corrupt with many living miserable lives.
  • Does not care very much for Mr. Burns as his entire character reminds him of Mr. Potter. Though, he doesn't understand how one minute he could be less evil then Potter and other times be worse than him.
    • He also dislike Seto Kaiba. This is because he heard how he made two million in buying a family company and basically blackmailing them to buy it back or he fire everybody in the company.
  • One of George's life long dreams was being able to travel across the world. While he couldn't do that in his former life, with his ascension, he is able to finally fulfil that dream. It isn't just limited to global traveling as he was giving permission, with a special pass, to enter certain other universes. Though, to be on the safe side, a representative of that world does chaperone him.
    • George also got a chance to do a bit of architecting for the pantheon and helping with remodeling and rebuilding any temples that get wreck. It happens more often than you think
  • Found out that his situation of wishing he was never born and being shown how life is without him has happen to others. He has befriended some of these peoples like Kermit, Duncan and Donald. However, George is closest to Timmy Turner because his "Wonderful Plot" was just utterly cruel. Especially since what lead up to the situation was because people were being ungrateful towards Timmy and being shown how people were better off without him. George thought it was heartless to do to a kid. Even it was just a Secret Test of Character.
  • As he was saved by the Angel Clerance, George has massive respect to many of the good Angels here. It's unknown how he feels about the fallen ones, however.
  • Became very close to Charlie Brown when he learned of the bald kid's determination despite his constant failures.
  • Became good friends with Sara Crewe after learning about how she was financially troubled after her father’s death yet was able to have her fortunes recovered. The girl looks up to him as a father figure.
  • Many are upset that George never got even against Potter for all the crap he gave him. Rumor has it that there was an alternate outcome of Clarence the Angel giving a "Reason You Suck" Speech to Potter.
  • He sometimes hangs out with Peter Warne and Ellie Andrews due to their respective films sharing the same director and can be seen sharing his exploits with them.

    Princess Kaguya 
Princess Kaguya, Goddess of Impossible Tasks (Takenoko/Li'l Bamboo)
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  • Quasideity
  • Symbol: Bamboo shoots
  • Theme Song: "Warabe Uta", "Inochi no Kioku"
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Born from a bamboo shoot, happily raised in the country as One of the Boys until she is made a princess, which makes her unhappy, gave impossible tasks to stave off her suitors, actually comes from the moon and wanted to experience life on Earth, can't avoid going back to the moon against her wishes
  • Domains: Women, The Country, The Moon, Happiness
  • Heralds: The bamboo cutter and his wife
  • Allies: Many Studio Ghibli deities, Amaterasu, Thumbelina, Momotaro, Merida, other Disney princesses, Charlotte LaBouff, Kubo, Chang'e, Magnolia Arch
  • An elderly bamboo cutter found a tiny girl in a bamboo shoot. Thinking her to be a gift from the heavens, he treated her as a princess and brought her home to be raised by him and his wife. Her incredibly rapid growth got her named Takenoko by the village children, who she grew up happily with. Her adoptive father, however, had grandiose plans for her and amassed enough of a fortune to move his family to the city and become part of the aristocracy. Kaguya, as she came to be christened, was unhappy in this new world of ranks, ceremonies and restrictions, and dreamed of her home in the mountains. Adding to her sadness, she had many suitors, who all proclaimed their love for her in overwrought terms without having even met her, so she gave them impossible tasks, based on their proclamations, to drive them away. Eventually, word of her reached the Emperor, who tried taking her for himself; the traumatic event summoned her memories of when she lived on the moon and yearned to live on Earth. She also knew that the people on the moon were about to come and take her back, which she didn't want as she loved her time on Earth and her family. But they did come and, whether she wanted it or not, took her, erasing her Earth memories.
  • Although Kaguya's memories were erased, the sensation that she had lost something remained. Eventually, spurred on by a conversation with the other resident who had once gone to Earth, she rebelled against the moon people by running away to the dark side of the moon. From there, she stumbled into the Pantheon. At some point she got tired from all the running and fell asleep on a rather fluffy pile of grass, which was really the nature spirit Totoro, who didn't mind. She was then found by the Kusakabe sisters, who brought her to their temple (which, being in the country, rang a bell for Kaguya as it was similar to her childhood home on Earth). Introductions were made and the sisters explained the Pantheon to Kaguya (as well as they could, considering their young age). Kaguya found it fascinating and wished to stay as long as she could, but she thought her people might come for her soon. The Kusakabes spread the word about their new friend and soon enough, all the Ghibli deities and some others knew about her and were willing to help her. When the moon people came, everybody who sympathized with Kaguya teamed up to drive them away. None of the tricks the moon people had used before worked, so they were forced to retreat. In the aftermath, Kaguya was instated in the Pantheon as a goddess.
  • Kaguya was thus set up at her own temple with little to no danger of the moon people coming to take her away. Still, her missing memories gave her a sort of emotional hole and she felt sad much of the time. One day she was visited by the wolf goddess Amaterasu. Kaguya was rather happy to have a pretty white dog to play with, but Amaterasu had other ideas; she had Kaguya climb on her back and together they went off to her world, more specifically her adoptive parents' home. Seeing her home and parents again, not to mention their tearful reactions to her return, did the trick for jogging her memory and a heartwarming reunion was had. Then they were all brought into the Pantheon and Kaguya's parents were installed as her Heralds, with her temple turning into a replica of their home in the mountains for extra comfort. Kaguya is forever grateful to Amaterasu for helping her remember and reunite with her beloved parents. Amaterasu is only too glad to help and likes to visit and play with her once in a while.
    • One might wonder why Kaguya hasn't brought in her best friend/possible love interest Sutemaru as well. Kaguya certainly misses him very much and likely felt tempted, but Sutemaru has a wife and child and it would be all kinds of wrong to talk him into tearing himself away from his family, who surely need him much more than Kaguya does. Kaguya contents herself with her memories of him.
  • She was quickly welcomed by Thumbelina and Momotaro, who share the circumstances of their birth with her, being all born from some kind of plant. Kaguya was additionally surprised to learn about Thumbelina's own troubles with having had many prospective suitors for marriage she did not want. Fortunately, she found her happy ending when she married a fairy prince well-suited to her. Kaguya supposes it's fine then, though remains a bit mystified at how that worked out when they still barely knew each other. When it comes to Momotaro, Kaguya likes hearing about all the adventures he has gone on and play with his animal friends, who all seem fond of her. Kaguya is tomboyish enough that she feels slightly jealous that she never got to go on some great adventure, but reasons that now that she's in the Pantheon, there will surely be all kinds of opportunities.
  • Kaguya is a strong-willed girl, but she respected her parents' wishes, which is why she didn't protest too strongly when her father decided to bring her to the city and make themselves into aristocrats, despite Kaguya hating the stifling lifestyle. Still, she rebelled in some ways, as shown with how she dealt with the five men who asked for her hand in marriage. This incident in particular got her the respect of the Scottish princess Merida, who likewise got the idea of letting her three suitors try to win her hand through an archery contest, and then she proceeded to best them all with her skills. Otherwise, Merida was a lot more rebellious towards her parents than Kaguya, which got her into a lot of trouble. But even if they don't entirely agree on the subject of filial piety, they still have a lot of fun with each other since they are both big fans of the outdoors.
    • She has also come to befriend many of the other Disney princesses, as they generally have histories of conflicts with their parents and being misunderstood as to what they really want or makes them happy. The Disney princesses are glad to welcome Princess Kaguya into their social circle as an honorary member, especially after feeling sorry hearing about how she couldn't achieve her wishes in life, which is a rather rare thing to happen among them. Someone who was downright enthusiastic about her was the princess-fangirl/wannabe Charlotte LaBouff, who seemingly can never get enough of princesses. While Kaguya thinks she is a nice girl (if spoiled), she would like her to know that the princess lifestyle if really not all that, but the other princesses have assured Kaguya that there's really no deterring Charlotte.
  • Kaguya and the origami master Kubo were perhaps naturally drawn to each other as fellow lunarians of semi-divine origin. Much like Kaguya, Kubo lived his life happily on Earth, but he was sought after by his evil grandfather, the Moon King, who wished to remove every trace of humanity from Kubo. Kaguya thinks that's not much different from when the moon people made her forget her time on Earth upon retrieving her. Kubo feels sad that in Kaguya's case, the moon people ultimately prevailed; he wonders if he would still feel something for Earth if his grandfather had succeeded in his goals. The two remain good friends because of their similar origins and stories. They also greatly admire each other's musical skills and are sometimes seen performing together, with Kaguya being as proficient with a koto as Kubo is with a shamisen. Some deities would say they are the best there is in the Pantheon in terms of performing traditional Japanese music.
  • There is a fair amount of other deities who originate from/live in the moon, as Kaguya came to discover when she was paid a visit by the moon goddess Chang'e. She can be said to have a similar fate as Kaguya, as she came to live in the moon by drinking an elixir that granted her with immortality, only to regret it eventually. Kaguya understands her regrets and they've come to be good friends. A lunarian with a happier story to tell is Magnolia Arch, who descended to Luxendarc from the moon to kill a monster that had destroyed her home; she ultimately decided to stay in her new home. Kaguya thinks she is very fortunate, not only for that, but also for getting to stay with the one she loves, Yew. She felt a pang of sadness about her tragic romance with Yew upon hearing that.
  • The character of Kaguya is one with many alternate universe equivalents, and it is for that reason that she was initially bullied by Fujiwara no Mokou, as the immortal girl thought she was her sworn rival Kaguya Houraisan. However, Fujiwara realized soon enough that this Kaguya wasn't her Kaguya, mainly because she wouldn't fight back in the way Fujiwara expected, so she lost interest in her. There's another Kaguya, who's part of the so-called Blood Team; this one is best-known for being rather lazy and preferring to hole up in her room to sleep. As Ghibli!Kaguya is a much more active, outdoorsy type, they don't really hang out or relate to each other, but there's certainly no hostility between them either. Even Amaterasu ran into a Kaguya in her world, where the goddess helped her reunite with the bamboo cutter before departing for the moon in a bamboo rocket, which Ghibli!Kaguya thought was kind of hilarious. It occurs to her that that's probably the reason Amaterasu decided to help her reunite with her parents, though.

    Truman Burbank 
Truman Burbank, God of Oblivious Stardom
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  • Quasideity
  • Symbol: The face of his love, made out of magazine cuttings; alternatively "The Truman Show" logo
  • Theme Song: "Truman Sleeps"
  • Alignment: Neutral Good
  • Portfolio: Entire Lives That Turn Out To Be TV Shows (Trope Namer), Platonic Caves, Rage Against The Director, Mirrored Tomatoes, Those Locked Out of the Loop, Towns With Dark Secrets, Seemingly Ideal Lives That Prove Unfulfilling, Being Forced Down A Single Path In Life
  • Domains: Inquisition, Liberation, Narrative
  • High Priest: Ed Pekurny
  • Allies: The Council of Cloudcuckooland, Ahiru/Princess Tutu, Buddy Baker/Animal Man, those who has a sheltered life, Katniss Everdeen
  • Enemies: TV producers, Herr Drosselmeyer, Edward Nigma/The Riddler
  • Complicated Relationship: The rest of the House of Theater, Deadpool, Harvey Dent/Two-Face, Batman/Bruce Wayne
  • Pities: Every deities that were separated with their love
  • Opposed: Every reporters in the Pantheon
  • Ever since his ascension, Truman is currently seeking therapy treatment in order to overcome his experience. It was somewhat difficult considered he is almost 30 by the time he discovered the truth about his life, but good-aligned therapist in the Pantheon promised to try their best.
  • Because of his unique condition and life, Truman quickly had a variety of different allies who pity or sympathetic to aspect of his situation:
    • Ahiru and Buddy is impressed that he also revolted against Christof - the producers of "The Truman Show" and knowingly chose to step out of the unknown to start living in the outside world. Because of this, he REALLY hates Herr Drosselmeyer for being too sadistic and frequently tortures his characters.
    • Katniss Everdeen sympathize with Truman for also being exploited for entertainment, saying that she is sorry that he was being unaware of his situation his entire life. Truman felt sorry for her for being forced to participate in The Hunger Game as a sacrifice. It helps that both of them eventually found the strength to take control of their life.
    • Deadpool felt oddly sympathetic to Truman due to he recognized his status as a character in a show. However, Truman is annoyed with Deadpool craziness and usually avoid him.
  • Because of his experience, he really dislike the House of Theater due to how he recognize the situation of the characters in the plays the House usually performed. He also harbors a distaste for TV producers as well due to the fact that one put him in the situation in the first place.
    • He also dislikes being seen on camera. This is why he doesn't like reporters, especially the sleazy ones.
  • Is worried that the entire Tropes Pantheon might be a fake created by a bunch of people on the internet for entertainment... No, it couldn't be. The Council of Cloudcuckooland is the only one that took him seriously and currently conducting investigation.
  • Is weirded out that he suspiciously looks like one of the Riddler's counterpart. This caused Batman and Harvey freaked out whenever they see Truman due to that Harvey's creepy obsession with their respective version.

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