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Greater Gods

    Thanatos 
Thanatos, God of Misrepresented Mythological Figures (Mors, Letum, Spirit of Death, The Hand of Death, The Ultimate Death Arcana, That Crap Persona You Never Use)
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Thanatos when serious
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Intermediate Gods

    Dr. Weil 
Doctor Weil, God of Abysmal Approval Ratings and Co-God of Absolute Immorality (Dr. Vile, Dr. Kool-Aid Man, Devil, Model W, Lord Weil, Dr. Satan Incarnate)
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    Hades (Hercules/Smite
Hades, God of Vilified Death Entities (Pluto, King of the Underworld, God of the Dead and Wealth, Lord of the Dead, The H-Ster, The Rich One, The Silent One, The Hospitable One)
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Hades, when in serious mode 
Hades when absolutely pissed off 

    Luigi 
Luigi, The Overshadowed God (Green Mario, Green Thunder, Mama Luigi, Weegee, The Eternal Understudy, The King of Second Bananas)
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    Peter Parker/Spider-Man 
Peter Benjamin Parker, God of Danger Awareness and Heroes With Bad Reputations (Your Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man, Spidey, Webhead, The Amazing/Spectacular/Superior Spider-Man)
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Lesser Gods

    The Firefly crew 
The Firefly CrewMembers , Divine Deities of Niche-Show Avoidance and Big Damned Heroism
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From left to right: Jayne, Kaylee, Book, Simon, Inara, Mal, Zoe, Wash and River
  • Lesser Gods
  • Symbol: The Serenity logo
  • Alignments: Chaotic Good (Mal, River) Neutral Good (Wash, Kaylee), Lawful Good (Simon, Book) True Neutral (Zoe, Inara) Chaotic Neutral (Jayne)
  • Portfolios: Big Damn Heroes,
  • Followers: Dick Gumshoe, Arnold "Ace" Rimmer
  • Allies: The Doctor, Captain Kirk, Indiana Jones, John Crichton, Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Leia Organa, Jean-Luc Picard, Maes Hughes, Hawkeye Pierce, The Guardians of the Galaxy, The Crew of the Rogue One, Leeloo, Winry Rockbell (Kaylee)
  • Rivals: Samantha Carter, Lobo, Miss Fortune, Commander Shepard, Honor Harrington, Commander Adama, Starbuck
  • Enemies: Admiral Thrawn, Emperor Palpatine, Darth Vader, Judge Dredd, Boba Fett, the entirety of the House of Lust (Mal)
  • Opposes: Dr. Wily, Ryoma Sengoku/Kamen Rider Duke, Johan Liebert and Areal (River)
  • Odd Friendship: Cyclops
  • Not to be Confused with: Richard Castle (Mal)
  • Domain: Space, Glory, Luck, Freedom (River, Simon, Mal), Charm (Inara), Artifice (Kaylee), Good, Chaos or Law depending on the deity.
  • The presence of the Serenity was first felt... with a few falling debris of the ship coming down on the ground before the rest of the ship made a decent landing. From there came the crew, led by a former military man called Malcolm Reynalds. Together, the crew decided to perform smuggling in protest of the ruling government. Mal had long held the title on his own for those who bring the cavalry in the nick of time to turn the tide of battles. It was only recently that he decided to grant divinity to the entire crew, even those who died in the course of their stories. There was much rejoicing, to the crew and those who were fans of their adventures.
  • Despite being the closest things to being heroes in their world, the crew are not welcomed by many, making them natural fits in the House of Ambiguity. In fact, Star-Lord jokingly stated that their crew may well have been their high priests despite never having that role. Mal would rather not be considered in a position that would be under anyone's authority. Nevertheless, the two groups generally like each other.
  • They still manage to find allies in space. Namely, the Serenity's ability to save the day in the nick of time has save many a team from disaster:
    • Mal and his crew can't seem to stop bumping into Captain Kirk and the Enterprise. In all cases it was due to coincidence. Still, Kirk is one of the few captains that Mal can trust, given both of their aversions to military excursions. That and he can always count on Kirk to find rare items to sell to the black market.
    • The Doctor finds the position of the Serenity to be an interesting one. As such, she pays no mind to helping them out. After all, many of her incarnations distrust the military as much as Mal does. With the rest of the crew, she is happy to listen to Kaylee's engineering tips as well as help River with her memories with her limited telepathy.
    • Crichton and the Moya were practically made to be allies with them. The entire crew had nasty experiences with their own corrupt government ironically named the Peacekeepers and Crichton himself has been known for enacting insane plans that just happen to work out. It was a match made in heaven for Mal. The crew members can be seen hanging out on multiple occasions.
    • Kaylee discovered another stowaway on the ship, a red-headed girl named Leeloo. Before Mal ordered the crew to dump her, the woman proved to be talented in a number of skills. Thus, he allowed her on board for the time being. She turned out to be a great crew member and became friends with a lot of the crew members. Shortly after the left, they found out that she has ascended. Mal reluctantly allows her stay when she has the need to.
  • More often than not, most ships he come in contact with eye him with suspicion. The crew have a way with escaping any bit of authority that tries to take them in:
    • In any other case, Commander Shepard would have welcomed them in with open arms. Yet Mal himself would neither trust the Executive Officer nor would he ever let Shepard Commandeer his ship. Good thing villains, because any time the two teamup, they are capable of laying waste to vast swaths of enemies.
    • Honor takes a more direct approach, regarding the Serenity as subject to capture. Unfortunately for her, Mal has made it difficult for her to find him. He usually meets up with her whenever there is a crisis her Space Navy cannot defeat alone. Even then, she is bound by Judge Dredd to take them in afterwards.
    • Samantha Carter is more conflicted in doing so. After seeing the good deeds that they have done over the years, Samantha is more willing to tolerate their presence and letting them go... in exchange for confiscating any counter-band she finds in their ship.
    • Usually, Commander Adama would rather focus on taking on Cylons than dealing with petty smugglers, but he follows through with trying to arrest them. Starbuck made it more of a friendly rivalry, even teasing Mal with innuendos. Mal obliges b to a point but knows better than to leave his crew vulnerable for capture.
    • Surgeon Pierce is the one place in the House of War that they can have safe passage. Mal and Hawkeye both experience sorrow during their time of service and do not wish to do so again. It helps that Hawkeye makes a mean bootleg drink and serves them to the Serenity in exchange for contraband from the smuggler.
  • While they are critical of their Lawful Neutral government, they are more than happy to stick it to more authoritarian governments. This is especially true to the likes of Emperor Palpatine. He does not take their destabilization of Galactic Empire style dictatorships lightly. As such, he has sent many Dark Side assassins after them over the years. When that didn't work, he employed Thrawn to lay a trap on them. It would have suceeded if not for a rescue made in part by the Skywalters. This was supported by Han Solo, himself a smuggler over the years.
    • After the initial problem, Thrawn solved the problem with a series of equations; by mapping when the Serenity may pop up at any time, he has learned how to completely avoid and Big Damned Heroism that may come his way. This isn't 100% Mal proof, but it's enough to no longer worry about that factor in his plans.
  • Given the nature of their business, it was only natural that they would take on a number of bounty hunters over the years. Usually they are after Mal for smuggling, but River's head has an even high price tag. It's just that she's a much more difficult target to capture:
    • As the head of Bounty Hunters everywhere, Boba Fett is responsible for managing the various attempts on the Serenity. After various failures on their part, Boba has decided to take up the bounty himself to receive the glory of detaining the elusive smugglers.
    • The crew wishes they have Lobo as the god of Bounty Hunters. The Czarnian may have been impossible for them to defeat, but Mal was able to bribe him out of their bounty. Afterwards, Lobo allowed them to continue their business. Besides, the alien has taken a liking to the crew. He thinks that River his a natural badass with a future ahead of her and even checked out Jayne's arsenal to see if there's anything of interest.
    • Miss Fortune's specialty is piracy, but that didn't mean she wouldn't dabble in that of the space-faring kind. After a couple of skirmishes, she considered him to be less bloodthirsty than most and abandoned the bounty for now, though she does appear now and then to keep the peace.
  • Mal couldn't help but feel like he would have gotten along with the crew of Rogue One, the unlikely crew that went on a Suicide Mission to send the notes on the Death Star to the Rebel Alliance. In fact, Mal stated that they were a lot like the crew of the Serenity... if they were run more incompetently run and all died in the process. Jyn viciously shot back, stating his last big plan led to the deaths of some of his crew-mates as well. It's safe to say that the two Protagonists aren't to keen on making amends with each other. At least the other crew members were willing to bury the hatchet over the two hot-heads.
  • Exclusive to Mal:
    • Has fallen into hot water with the subhouse of Lust. They didn't take to kindly with his remarks on Inara's profession. As such, he receives the cold shoulder whenever he arrives there.
    • One of the odder relationships among the gods has been with Scott Summers. The God of Eye Beams can't help but be reminded of his father whenever the two meet. It helps that the two of them became space pirates.
    • When there was a case involving some missing merchandise, Mal ordered his crew to find a detective who could find some clues. Jayne came back with a man with a bag over his head. When the bag was removed it turned out to be Richard Castle, God of Mystery Writer Detectives. Despite the distressing introduction and the fact that the two looked eerily similar, Richard agreed to help them out... on the condition that he gets to write a story about the adventure. Once the items were found (and Jayne was given a tongue lashing), Richard waved them off. The subsequent book made him a decent amount of money, part of which was given to Mal.
  • Exclusive to River:
    • Prior to moving in with Mal, River was the only other member of the Serenity who had ascended on her own. This is due to her memorable defense of her crew members against the Reavers. It's also due to her ability to improbably dispatch large swaths of enemies despite being 90 lbs soaking wet. That and she can totally kill you with just her mindShe is by far one of the most popular Action Girls in the Pantheon.
    • Will attack any mad scientists on sight. Anyone foolish enough to be in her way will wish they were treated more humanely than the Reapers in Serenity. Dr. Wily and Ryoma are at the top of her hate list. That also includes people such as Arael and Johan Liebert, though she's more cautious with the later. Delving into his mind alone is enough to give her shivers.
    • Is noted to almost never wear shoes. Her symbol is a constant reminder of that to her followers. Most theorize that shoes remind her of the tortures she endured during her experiments at the Academy.
  • Exclusive to Simon:
    • It was a jubilant scene for River when the two siblings met each other for the first time in years. The two have been together ever since he helped her escape a government facility. He even vouched for the two when Mal threatened to kick them out. He has since stuck around in order to protect his sister. Which ended with his death.
    • The resident healer of the Serenity, Simon is polite to every person he meets... almost to a fault. It did him no favors towards Mal who felt his politeness to be off-putting. In fact, all of his teammates treat him with a bit of disdain except for Walsh and Kaylee. As for her, the two promptly proclaimed their love for each other.
  • Exclusive to Zoe:
    • As the saying goes, for every man there's a woman working from behind. Or in this case, she's the Straight Man to counter the more chaotic aspects of Mal. As such, she is seen as the voice of reason.
    • Like Mal, she has a military background, an aspect that was more difficult for her to shut down. To this day, she has to catch herself from calling Mal "Sir". At least that helped quell down those who tried to ship the two. Regardless, her demeanor has deem her The Reliable One of the crew.
  • Exclusive to Wash:
    • When the crew of the Serenity was asked who would be considered The Conscience of the show, everyone pointed to Wash, the pilot of the crew. He is by far the nicest resident of the ship and has a playful side in him. Yet there is no one who can stay calm under pressure as this man.
    • It makes it all the more unusual that he and Zoe became a couple.
  • Exclusive to Inara:
    • Inara is a Companion licensed by the Alliance, helping clients seeking sexual and psychological healing. Her work is well regarded in the House of Love and she is welcome within the House for as long as she likes. She even has her own unofficial temple within the area. She hopes that more of her ilk make their way into the Pantheon.
    • A Buddhist at heart, she makes sure to bring such items along with her at all times. Sadly, she was unable to find any other of her faith in the Pantheon. Still, she hopes that Confucius himself may make his presence known here one day.
  • Exclusive to Jayne:
    • The weapon's expert of the crew, he keeps a wide assortment of guns and knives in the ship, a stash so large he needed a separate room just to keep it all. It was so massive, he gained a large enough following to be considered ascension on his own, namely for his habit of naming his weapons. His favorite in particular is Vera. Alas, he was too lazy to follow through with things and waited until Mal decided to ascend the entire crew.
    • Out of everyone, Jayne's loyalty is by far the most fragile. This is on account on the fact that he is almost entirely motivated by money. He has betrayed Mal on a few occasions on the whim of making more money for it. And yet he keeps coming back when it counts. He may not admit it, but he sure has a way to show his affections to his teammates.
  • Exclusive to Kaylee:
    • Made her debut in spectacular fashion: solving a critical engine problem in mid coitus! She became the new engineer ever since. She was even considered the position of Wrench Wench, eventually losing out to Winry. When Kaylee herself ascended later on, the two became fast friends. Kaylee loves to talk about her ship and she couldn't think of a better person to talk to her than Winry.
    • As stated above, she has a rather colorful view of sex. She is perfectly happy to have such a conversation with someone in that regard. With that said, her heart is taken for Simon. With his returned, the two committed to sticking together.
  • Exclusive to Book:
    • The one who spends the least time on the ship, Book is content to explore the Pantheon to experience new worlds. He sees a lot of good in the Pantheon, more so than in his own world. He wishes that no one else will have to experience the horrors he and Mal faced during their service in the military.
  • Can also be found in the subhouse of Heroic Actions.

    Katsuya Jonouchi/Joey Wheeler 
Katsuya Jonouchi, God of Cool Losers (Joey Wheeler, The Godfather of Games)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: His signature card, the Red-Eyes Black Dragon
  • Theme Song: This.
  • Alignment: Chaotic Good
  • Portfolio: High-Ranking Duelist Without Magical Powers, Bad At School, The Gambler, Has the Luck and Heart of the Cards On His Side, Has An Abusive Dad, Made of Iron, Protective Big Brothers, Manly Man to Yugi's Sensitive Guy, Heroic Willpower, The McCoy, Trickster Duelist, Self-Made Duelist, Weak, but Skilled Deck, Cool Loser, Don't Hit On His Sister, Never giving in no matter what the cost
  • Domains: Chances, Card Games, Gambling, Underdogs, Students
  • Herald: Shizuka Kawai/Serenity Wheeler (his sister) and Honda Hiroto/Tristan Taylor (his close friend)
  • Allies: Both Yugis, Anzu Mazaki, Judai Yuki, Yusei Fudo, Yuma Tsukumo, Zekrom, Tyrantrum, Sakoto Houjou, Moltres, Carl and Ada Clover, Switzerland, Monkey D Luffy, Black Jack, Gentaro Kisaragi
  • Rivals: Seto Kaiba, Rishid, Yveltal (Yveltal and Rishid are friendly)
  • Enemies: Keith Howard, Dartz, Noboyuki Sugou, Agatha Trunchbull, Azula, Scar, Malboro, Ridley, Yuri, Johan Liebert
  • Opposes: Abusive parents(with Homer Simpson as a point of contention), Mana Ouma
  • Katsuya Jonouchi, known by some as Joey Wheeler, is a former bully of Yugi Muto and now one of his closest friends. Gullible and sarcastic, yet good-hearted, it was through Yugi's guidance that he'd become a capable duelist in his own right. Despite his admirable qualities, he's still looked down as an amateur. He was very happy to learn that Judai Yuki was in the pantheon, as the two are very similar. He's also found much of himself in Yuma Tsukumo.
  • Would like to point out to Captain Planet and Ma-Ti that no, he has no relation to their friend, Wheeler. He can understand why people think they're related, given they're both fond of fire attacks and whenever Jonouchi speaks English it's with a Brooklyn accent.
  • It's said that his luck in dueling is inversely proportional to Anne Hanakoizumi's luck in...anything. Jonouchi pities her poor luck and hopes to improve her chances. Could be the dueling counterpart of gaming god, Chuggaaconroy and many gods wonder what it would be like if they switched places.
  • As mentioned, Jonouchi's skill in duel is his luck; this has been expressed in the attack-increasing Graceful Dice, enemy-weakening Skull Dice and above all the Time Wizard, which can age foes to dust. Though his luck is strong, it's not perfect and sometimes backfires on him; once, the Time Wizard ended up detonating instead and causing trouble. His luck isn't the only means to win a duel; he has many useful cards such as the Scapegoat tokens to buy time, Gearfried the Iron Knight and Flame Swordsman to cause trouble, and then there's Jinzo. So long as Jinzo is on the field no trap can be used, which has thrown a wrench in many an opponent's strategy. It's a double-edged sword however, as Joey can't access traps with Jinzo on the field either.
  • His most valued card is the Red Eyes Black Dragon, whom he won from Rex Raptor in a duel. Though not as impressive as Seto's Blue Eyes White Dragon or having any effect it's a powerful monster. He got in some trouble with Zekrom by mistaking him for the Red Eyes Black Dragon, but they soon settled their differences and Zekrom came to admire his skill. Tyrantrum would later become a friend due to being a dragon dino like Red Eyes.
  • Often gets overlooked as an unimpressive duelist, particularly by Seto Kaiba who keeps mocking him. Though not the best, Jonouchi is one of the strongest duelists without destiny, magic or money on his side in a game where cash is directly proportional to the number of power cards a duelist can get their hands on. Needless to say, the guy's faced an uphill battle. The number of duels he's won by going outside the box is impressive. Indeed, he would've beaten Yami Marik had he not used Shadow Games against him, and most of his best cards. In spite of this, he's often a Butt-Monkey and considered an amateur. Go figure.
  • His Determination is nothing short of incredible. Through The Power of Friendship he was able to break out of Marik's mind control and helped save Yugi. Even when Yami Marik made him feel the full brunt of the Winged Dragon of Ra, he managed stand almost long enough to call an attack(and when he fell into a coma, he'd later will himself awake, while some sources said he actually died before coming back to life). Yuri and Johan Liebert aren't going to bother to try and mind-control or break him, at least without major precaution.
  • Considered the bane of cheaters, no matter who you are. Everyone who has used cheating tactics, with the exception of an Exodia user that snuck up on him, has lost either due to being exposed or him beating them anyway. Bandit Keith in particular is still angry about this, and swears to make him pay for humiliating him. Jonouchi also plans to call Noboyuki Sugou out for this and his many other sins.
  • Jonouchi has a sister, Shizuka Kawai(also known as Serenity Wheeler). He was motivated to join Duelist Kingdom in order to pay for her eye medication and cure her of blindness; he's happy to find a good surgeon in Black Jack. His Big Brother Instinct have gotten him to respect the likes of Carl Clover and Switzerland. Despises the likes of Scar and Azula due to being evil siblings. He also considers Mana Ouma disgusting for her incestous obsessions.
    • Given his abusive father, he detests any abusive parents in the pantheon. Homer Simpson is an interesting case in that he's an abusive Alcoholic Parent like his own, however is trying to be a good parent. Jonouchi is glad he tries, but still doesn't like him.
  • Yveltal and Moltres were impressed by his survival against the Winged Dragon of Ra, with Moltres keeping by his side as an ally in case Yami Marik ever returns. Yveltal in particular hopes to challenge him one day. Jonouchi's not a fan of Ridley or Malboro. The former is because he's a monstrous dragon that kind of resembles the Red Eyes Black Dragon, the latter because its status inflictions reminds him of Yami Marik.
    • With Marik obtaining his dark side as a Persona (he personally showed it off to Jounochi as proof), that will never come to pass. Still, the two Legendary Pokémon are keen to ally with Jounochi for any other threats that occur.
  • Likes to hang out with Sakoto Houjou due to their fondness with traps and sympathizing with her abusive uncle.
  • He isn't exactly fond of Little Kuriboh's work on him. Given his huge Big Brother Instinct, he considers his treatment of his sister offensive. Still, he considers his abridged series fun to watch. He's particularly fond of the Brooklyn Rage he came up with.
  • Would like to remind the pantheon that no, he's not a furry as far as he knows. And he does not have some weird interest in Seto Kaiba... we think. He also isn't sure what to think of Marik shipping him with Yugi, but doesn't really mind it.
  • For some reason, Jonouchi's smile can come off as a troll face. He also has a tic of going "Nyeh!", though he doesn't notice it.
  • Due to his friendship with Yugi (well, both Yugis at any rate), he's open with welcome arms in the House of Friendship. The Avatars of Friendship gave him a huge party at Gentaro's temple (since he and Gentaro have similar personalities, and Gentaro cried over Jounochi's past). Things were going well until Jounochi noticed something regarding an "asylum". He was absolutely horrified to learn just what his friends (and Kaiba) went through: both Yugi and Yami Yugi were brainwashed and helped destroy most of the Pantheon with the Egyptian God Cards and sent three goddesses to the depths of Limbo (all because of their vampire wrestling caretaker saving them from Slifer the Sky Dragon) and then Kaiba being brainwashed by his own best friends to nearly kill Kairi which triggered a Zombie Apocalypse that caused many a god to be sent to therapy. He cried for hours after that, blaming himself for not ascending sooner to help and absolutely felt sorry for what Kaiba had to go through.
    • BROKEN Matt Hardy's actions in Tarot Crusaders has now motivated him to fight back, especially when it's revealed that Yugi, Yami Yugi and Kaiba have gone insane once more...
  • Upon learning of Dartz's ascension, he has no idea what to think. On one hand, Dartz was the reason Mai Valentine became evil and he didn't like how he was used as a puppet. On the other hand, he felt bad to learn that most of Dartz's actions weren't choice. He's keeping a close eye on Dartz... especially if Dartz decides to bring up his former henchmen to even the playing field.

    Kurei 
Kurei, God of Unfavored Offsprings and Respect of Mothers That Surpass Depravity (Cray, Kurei Mori, Cursed Child)
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  • Lesser God (Would be an Intermediate God, but that was vetoed due to fear)
  • Symbol: His blue-colored flame in shape of his lover Kurenai.
  • Alignment: True Neutral, with some doses of Lawful Evil.
  • Portfolio: Flame Manipulation, '90s Anti-Hero, Stomping Through Anyone Not Named 'Recca Hanabishi', bringing people Back from the Dead (as his flame), Cursed, Disfavored Child, Charisma, Do Cruel Things But Still Respect His Moms, Malevolent Masked Man, Noble Demon
  • Domain: Combat, Nature, Family
  • Allies: His Uruha Hokage team, Byakuya Kuchiki, Jin Kazama, The Boss, Iori Yagami, Recca Hanabishi, Kael'thas Sunstrider
  • Rivals: Cygnus Hyoga
  • Enemies: Nearly every bad fathers out there, Oda Nobunaga, Arthas Menethil, Dio Brando.
  • There was a tingle of fear spread throughout the Pantheon during the time Kurei ascended. Chants of 'The cursed child is here!' were heard. Kurei mostly ignored them, he can definitely show that there's no need of favoritism to be strong. With his record of fighting... well, one has the justifications.
  • He's a bit disappointed that Recca hasn't ascended, but when Recca actually did, beneath the mask, Kurei had a smirk on his face. Finally, the only one worthy enough to face him has arrived in the Pantheon.
    • Looking at both Kyo Kusanagi and Iori Yagami, he found out that those two are kind of similar with him and Recca. Kurei is one of the few people Iori could look in the same level due to many similarities.
  • In his house, there will be absolutely no badmouthing on both his mortal mothers allowed. Anyone who disobeys get asked "Medium or well done?" before getting crisped.
  • Although he hailed from the same dimension, he mostly ignored Tokiya Mikagami, not just on his last deal with Recca to not harm his allies after being beaten at Ura Butou Satsujin, but also the fact that if they fight, Kurei would win in 3 seconds, like usual. He does find a replacement of 'opposing element opponent': Cygnus Hyoga. Kurei finds the Saint to be a rather worthy foe.
  • Is pretty good friends with Byakuya due to two similar things: Aloof Older Sibling business and voice. Kurei was actually asked to take his place if Yuu failed, but Kurei refused, he's content with his current house.
  • Doesn't have high opinion on Nu-13 despite their similar entrance. It reminded him of his Psychopathic Man Child clone Renge that he thought to be utterly annoying. Although no one has known who would come off victorious if Kurei ever fought Nu.
  • Has the ability to convert the souls of the dead into his flames, which got him into a rivalry with Arthas about who will claim what soul and for what: For Kurei's flames or for Arthas' undead army.
  • Was actually amongst the potential members of Jin Kazama's group of opposing parental abuse. However, Kurei was one of the few who declined the offer for some reason. Though he still consider Jin a kindred spirit who grew with a horrible father, like him.
  • Gained the respect of Kael'thas Sunstrider due to his flame usage (even if it's Technicolor Flames) and his final flame form as a Phoenix. Kurei has no idea about any mothers Kael has, but seeing his dedication for his father, Anasterian Sunstrider, he grows to respect him, same way he respected his blood father Ouka (but NOT his shit stepfather)

    Randall Boggs 
Randall Boggs, The God Who's Always Second Best (Randy, Ned, Switt, Lizard Boy)
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  • Lesser God
  • Symbol: A mirror, with the words "World's Best Scarer" written below it
  • Alignment: Neutral Evil
  • Portfolio: Always The Second Best Scarer, The Rival, Chameleon-Snake Thing, Smugness, Used to Be a Sweet Kid Until He Wanted To Be Cool, Former Friend To Mike and Sulley, Slender Villainy, Would Hurt a Child, Needs Glasses
  • Domains: Envy, Fear, Camouflage, Villainy, Monsters
  • Followers: The Bronze Kneecap, Yzak Joule, Denethor
  • Allies: Syndrome, Gaston, Looten Plunder, Thaal Sinestro, Pitch Black, Draco Malfoy
  • Rival: Queen Chrysalis
  • Enemies: Mike and Sulley, Archibald Snatcher, Princess Luna, Darkrai, James Henry Trotter, the Toys from Toy Story
  • Opposes: Freddy Krueger
  • Opposed by: The House of Children
  • Unwitting Pawn to: Vanitas
  • Odd Friendship: Mello
  • Being under someone's shadow can be a bitter pill to swallow, but it can become even better when victory is just out of your grasp. Randall Boggs was one of Monsters Inc's greatest scarers, which wasn't hard to pull off for him due to his sinister attitude and chameleon-esque camouflage. However as best he tried, he was Always Second Best to Mike. It was something Randall could never deal with, and would turn to villainy to overcome his rival.
  • Randall used to be a nice, socially awkward kid, a friend to Mike. However his desire to be popular would drive him to evil, abandoning this friendship. Now in the House of Popularity, he seeks to show up his eternal rival by becoming the greatest god in his House...a tall order when guys like Thanatos and Mr Rogers share his housenote . He found a friend in Draco Malfoy, whom seeks a rise in his own popularity as well. His strange charisma is something old Lizard Boy wants a hand in.
  • Seems to resemble a chameleon crossed with a snake and centipede. He's incredibly good at camouflage, even being able to scare his fellow monsters. While sneaking around the House of Shape he discovered the impersonator Queen Chrysalis, who ended up competing. Randall is intrigued by the fact love has a power.
  • Unsurprisingly, he was happy to learn that the pantheon had a House of Fear, and immediately applied to be The Dreaded god. The Court of the Gods told him no, but Randall wanted in anyway and had the misfortune of encountering the likes of Ungoliant and Medivh. He was later seen cowering in the corner, accepting that he should probably stick with Popularity. Later visits had him get along with Pitch Black, and become fascinated with the likes of Sinestro. Intrigued by the monster's potential, Sinestro has permitted him to try and prove himself worthy of a Sinestro Corps ring.
  • The House of Children doesn't like Randall has he'd permanently scar them to get the frights he needs. James Trotter has a major bone to pick on his for this, and the monster trying to steal as much fear from him as possible. Still, bad as he may be he doesn't kill the kids. And like most of the gods, he thinks Freddy Krueger goes too far(though he does respect his mastery over nightmares).
    • With Waternoose jailed, he's currently working with Looten Plunder to make a mint, and help cripple rival businesses.
  • To improve his scaring ability, Randall has sought to control both Princess Luna and Darkrai to have master over nightmares. He had to take a few loans from the GUAE to even have a chance, and even then only briefly managed to capture them. Darkrai proceeded to use Dark Void on him, entrapping Randall in his worst nightmare; becoming a freak show for the trailer family he was stuck with, their children laughing at him.
  • Seeking validation for his ego, he has teamed up with like-minded Disney villains Syndrome and Gaston. He has pledged himself to help eliminate superheroes and the Beast, so long as he can utterly trounce Mike and become The Dreaded of the pantheon. Despite their massive egos, they get along since none of their plans conflict with each other.
  • Having learned that scaring adults provides a lot more power than scaring kids, Randall has decided to "branch out" and prove himself by scaring some of the older gods. It hasn't gone too well, as most see him for the Smug Snake he really is.
  • Needs to wear prescription glasses, but chooses not to because they're a Nightmare Retardant. Of course, so is bumping into random houses because you're near-sighted.
  • Nowadays it's rumored that Randall may have had a Heel–Face Turn, but they're likely just rumors he started to look good. A more likely rumor is that he is Andy's monster, and may have even worked with Sid in order to get back to his own world. He did end up trying to scare Andy once only to run into the Toys, leading them to become enemies.
  • There is one and only one occasion when he'll have an Enemy Mine situation with Mike and Sully; when trying to face off against Archibald Snatcher, who wishes to destroy their entire monster world.
  • Surprisingly, he became good allies with Mello, both of them bonding over the fact that they hate being second best. As such, Randall an be seen helping Mello improve his intelligence while Mello is seen training Randall into how to be a better scarer. The lizard is happy to finally meet someone who understands his plight.
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    Thomas Richard Shubaltz 
Thomas Richard Shubaltz, God of Straw Losers (Tohma Richard Schwartz)
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    Dib Membrane 
Dib Membrane, The God Who Gets No Respect
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    Mello 
Mello, God of Second Place Hatred (M, Mihael Keehl)
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  • Demigod
  • Theme Music: His A or B themes
  • Symbol: A half-eaten bar of chocolate
  • Alignment: Chaotic Neutral
  • Portfolio: Extreme Chocolate Addicts, Red Oni, Inferiority Superiority Complex, Those Always Second-Best, Hot Blood, Mad Eye, Those Not So Different From Their Foes, Badass Bikers, Badass Bookworm
  • Domains: Inquisition, Force, Passion.
  • Herald: Matt
  • Allies: L, Rem, Mashiro Moritaka and Akito Takagi, Stocking, The King Of All Cosmos
  • Enemies: Light Yagami, Misa Amane and Teru Mikami, Peacock, Marie
  • Odd Friendship: Queen Elsa, Randall Boggs
  • Teeth-Clenched Teamwork: Near to various degrees, even reaching a state of an alliance in certain circumstances. Soichiro Yagami as well
  • Conflicting Opinions: Kurapika
  • With L in the pantheon, Matt by his side and Near absent, Mello has made clear his intention of joining forces with his predecessor and catching Kira once and for all. If necessary, he has no qualms about stooping to methods even more unorthodox than those used by L. In fact, his burning hatred for being second place has lead to his title of Second Place Hatred.
    • He has expressed some pity towards Randall Boggs, as he knows exactly how it feels to be in second place all the time. It is currently unknown what will come from this, but Randall is at the very least happy to finally have someone realize the pain he goes through.
      • Rumor has it that compared to Near, Mello is always losing to him at everything. EVERYTHING.
  • Little has changed since Near's own ascension. However, once Near heard that Mello had ascended, Near headed to the House of Food to meet with Mello, who at the time was preparing for another verbal fight with Near. He was stunned when Near thanked him for providing some of the final clues of the Kira case and presented him with a bar of Mello's favorite chocolate as a way of saying "no hard feelings". While Mello still refuses to call Near a friend, he is somewhat more tolerant of his presence now, even going so far as to promise to help Near should Light attempt to become Kira again.
    • Since the ascension of Misa and Teru, two other Kiras working for Light, his grudge against Near has been diminished a bit more as they are now working together with L and even Rem at times to help keep them at bay.
  • Spends a suspicious amount of time with his herald, Matt.
  • Has been in the House of Crime with Vito Corelone for unknown reasons.
  • Despite their differences, he and Elsa have formed an Odd Friendship, over their fondness for chocolate.
    • He also found his way to Stocking's good graces, even sharing some of his chocolate for her sweets. They also reached a height in their friendship when they heard of The King Of All Cosmos and decided to submit a request for a candy covered Katamari star. Surprisingly, the King also had a Sweet Tooth, and brought the duo to a real-life version of a Gingerbread House from the story of "Hansel And Gretel", where his son rolled it all up and presented it to them. Due to this, they convinced him to add this unique sweet to the house of Food's menu, with his son rolling up orders for either them or to satisfy the cravings of the Gourmet Race Club.
  • Due to sharing a creator, he has formed something of an alliance with Ashirogi Muto a.k.a Mashiro Moritaka and Akito Takagi. It did anger him that Takagi looked just like Light, but between his admiration of every Death Note character and his general lack of similarities to the personality of Light, Mello has decided to overlook that... For now.
  • Met Kurapika in one of the Kurta's one-hour-a-day forced tours to the outside and talked to him for a bit (actually pretty rare, considering the Kurapika's distant nature). Despite both being blond, hot-tempered teen geniuses with confusing appearances who had managed to reach very high ranks in the mafia in order to achieve Revenge (and against villains with similar voices), Mello thought Kurapika's methods were too soft. note  He didn't really hate Kurapika, but his Honor Before Reason attitude did irritate him a little.
  • Surprisingly, while Soichiro is willing to work with him, he is actually quite angry with him. The reason for this is because Melo is responsible for the kidnapping of Sayu Yagami, his daughter, as well as her being in such a state of shock she needs to be kept on a wheelchair and moved by her mother. Mello has yet to respond to this revelation.

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