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" I know what it's like to lose. To feel so desperately that you're right, yet to fail nonetheless. It's frightening, turns the legs to jelly. I ask you to what end? Dread it. Run from it. Destiny arrives all the same. And now it's here. Or should I say, I am."
― Thanos (Avengers: Infinity War)

The power to perceive and affect fate/destiny concerning people and events. Opposite to Freedom.

Also Called

  • Destiny Control
  • Fate Control/Manipulation
  • Predestination
  • Predetermination

Capabilities

User is able to perceive, shape and manipulate destiny allowing them to affect reality in several ways both overt and hidden. Many users have an object that is physical manifestation of this power, common forms being Book or Spindle and a cutting tool.

Applications

Variations

Associations

Limitations

Known Users

See Also: Because Destiny Says So.

Mythology/Folklore

Comics

Manga/Anime

  • Vanessa Enoteca (Black Clove); via Rouge/Red Thread of Fate
  • Souta Hatate (Kanojo ga Flag wo Oraretara)
  • Slow (Karakuri Dôji Ultimo)
  • Oginome Momoka (Mawaru Penguindrum)
  • Supreme Deity (Nanatsu no Taizai); via Perpetual Reincarnation Curse
  • Users of Izanagi and Izanami (Naruto)
  • Sul (Oban: Star Racers)
  • Drosselmeyer (Princess Tutu)

Tabletop Games

  • The Kalih (Anima: Beyond Fantasy)
  • Chaos Meister Users (Anima: Beyond Fantasy)
    • Omega, as the Lord of Infinity.
  • True Fae and Changelings (Changeling: the Lost)
  • Sidereals (Exalted)
  • Mages using the Sphere of Entropy (Mage: the Ascension)
  • Mages with the Fate Arcanum (Mage: the Awakening)

Television

  • Willow Rosenberg (Buffy, the Vampire Slayer)
  • Angels of Destiny (Charmed)
  • Bad Wolf (Doctor Who)
  • Atropos (Supernatural)

Video Games

  • The Great Rabbit (Armed & Delirious/Dementia/Granny/GrannyX)
  • Theresa (Fable Trilogy)
  • Sisters of Fate (God of War)
  • Ithereal (Diablo)
  • The Fateless One (Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning)
  • The Force/Gentle Pull (Super Mario Galaxy)
  • Remilia Scarlet (Touhou Project)
  • Sagume Kishin (Touhou Project)
  • Clutho (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Lachesis (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Atropos (Valkyrie Crusade)

Cartoons

  • Phasir (Aladdin)
  • Mata Nui (Bionicle)
  • The Fates (Disney's Hercules)

Literature

  • Fate (Discworld)
  • StarClan (Warriors)
  • Coil (Worm); to a limited degree

Other

Known Objects

  • The Destiny Stone (Aladdin: The Animated Series)
  • The Cards of Fate (SCP Foundation); formerly

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