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Basic Trope: Walruses are usually portrayed as villains or jerks.

  • Straight: Waylon Walrus is a sneaky cad who twirls his whiskers and cackles as he plots to catch and eat innocent sea creatures.
  • Exaggerated: Waylon Walrus is a soul-devouring ice demon.
  • Downplayed: Waylon Walrus is a disgruntled old pinniped who just wants those darn kids off his lawn.
  • Justified: The villain is a shapeshifter who takes the form of a walrus to appear big and intimidating.
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  • Inverted: Warm-Hearted Walrus
  • Subverted: Waylon isn't mean, just lazy.
  • Double Subverted: Waylon is just hiding his powerful, brutish side.
  • Parodied: Waylon tries to act all scary, but it's undermined by his comical appearance.
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted: ???
  • Enforced: The author uses a walrus as a villain because evil polar bears are a little too common.
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: Waylon Walrus has very long, curly whiskers and chipped tusks that make him look frightening.
  • Exploited: One character has a fear of walruses, so another character dresses up as one to scare them.
  • Defied: ???
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: "In arctic settings, the villains are almost always the walruses."

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