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Basic Trope: A character that villains target significantly more than anyone else

  • Straight: Cherry finds herself being targeted by the Monster of the Week more so than any other member of her Five-Man Band.
  • Exaggerated: Cherry is literally the only person the Monster of the Week ever goes after.
  • Justified:
    • Cherry is considered to be the biggest threat out of all the main protagonists, and thus getting rid of her would be more worthwhile.
    • Cherry is The Heart of the group, and the villains believe that, without her, the Five-Man Band will fall apart.
  • Inverted: Cherry is never targeted by the Monster of the Week, in contrast to everyone else in the Five-Man Band.
  • Subverted: Cherry appears to be frequently kidnapped by the Big Bad, but it turns out that this is so they can meet in private and carry out their passionate love affair
  • Double Subverted: It turns out that Cherry was being brainwashed into this affair, and thus the Big Bad is effectively raping her.
  • Parodied: The villains form a "We All Hate Cherry" alliance, and explicitly ignore everyone else in their attempts to capture her.
  • Deconstructed: Cherry is so sick of being targeted all the time that she grows tired of being good and does a Face Heel Turn.
  • Reconstructed: Even after her Face Heel Turn she's targeted just as much as ever, so she decides to return to being good once again.
  • Zig Zagged: Cherry's Designated Victim status varies drastically at the writer's whim.
  • Averted: Cherry is targeted more or less the same amount as everyone else.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: "Why do they always go after me?"
  • Invoked: Cherry is always going out of her way to get captured by the Monster of the Week, either to protect the others, or to provoke the heroes into action.
  • Defied: Cherry takes self defense classes, and suddenly, the villains don't want to approach her anymore.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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