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Basic Trope: The royal family in a kingdom each have a special power.

  • Straight: Prince Alexander has Super Strength, White Magic, and Ki Manipulation. He will become a Fisher King after his coronation.
  • Exaggerated:
    • Alexander is a Reality Warper
    • Alexander can annihilate the rest of the army easily.
  • Downplayed: Alexander is slightly stronger than most warriors in his kingdom but only because he's been training all his life.
  • Justified:
    • Alexander has the Divine Right of Kings.
    • Alexander is of a different, more powerful race than the rest of the kingdom.
    • Alexander is genetically modified.
  • Inverted: Strong Empire, Shriveled Emperor
  • Subverted: Alexander has impressive superpowers, but only on a full moon.
  • Double Subverted: He later learns how to keep his powers on all the time.
  • Parodied: Alexander constantly breaks things because he can't control his massive power
  • Zig Zagged: Alexander possesses incredible power but Chancellor Damian is just as strong. However, Alexander can further improve his powers while the Damian is already at his peak.
  • Averted: Alexander is no stronger than the others in his kingdom.
  • Enforced: Alexander is The Hero and has to be stronger than the rest to go up against Emperor Evulz of the neighboring empire.
  • Lampshaded: "Why is the king always so annoyingly powerful."
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  • Exploited: Alexander goes on every mission himself and doesn't bring soldiers to avoid the loss of life.
  • Defied: Alexander gives up his powers and distributes them evenly amongst his people.
  • Discussed: "I'd rather take on a whole platoon of soldiers than fight anyone in the royal family."
  • Conversed: "Since that guy's the king I bet he's the most powerful."
  • Deconstructed: Alexander is immensely pressured by his kingdom to fight as him giving up will result in the enemy forces conquering it.
  • Reconstructed: Alexander enjoys all the attention and uses it to get what he wants.
  • Played For Laughs:
  • Played For Drama:
    • Alexander's power makes him the one who goes on a heroic quest to save his kingdom.
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    • A sneaky advisor is attempting to take the throne from Alexander to steal his power.

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