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You blame bad parenting? My parents died. You don't see me raping anyone.
~ Jessica Jones to Kilgrave when the latter tries to use his backstory to justify his actions.
My reason, you ask? I once lost someone I loved... It was due to humanity's mistake... Would you be satisfied if I had told you that? I have not a reason. I was simply bored.
~ Isaac Kanda confessing he has no reason other than boredom for his actions.
They rejected me at first too. But am I trying to destroy everything? No! I'm not! I managed to come back, and live peacefully! Yet you didn't give anyone a chance, you kidnapped one of them and tortured them, and you think that just because you got bullied for having white eyes, it means your ok to hurt whoever you want. No, it is NOT OK! A bad past is NOT AN EXCUSE TO BE A JERK! THERE IS NEVER AN EXCUSE TO BE A JERK! So you can stop making excuses and see things the right-
~ Natalie to Lieutenant Obsidian, pointing out that she has no excuse for what she has done.

A fake tragic is a Pure Evil villain who either faked their own tragedy or actually presents a tragic past or an alleged Freudian Excuse, but cannot qualify as truly tragic due to their PE status. The reason why their tragic past doesn't prevent them from being Pure Evil is due to how heinous they actually go in being shredded of having any sympathy for them as they go way above the accountability in of being evildoers.

In some instances, these Pure Evils may have been former heroes, given the circumstances of their tragedy leading to them becoming the complete opposite of admirable.

Villains in this category include:

Mere speculations/implications of a "tragic" past are not enough to qualify a character for this category (e.g. William Afton and Dr. Facilier); they must have an established backstory which must come from an official and trustworthy source.

It is the opposite of Tragic Pure Good heroes and of its far less evil counterpart, Tragic villains.

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