|“||You've gotta stop saving my rump like this. It's starting to get embarrassing.||„|
|~ Shining Armor to Twilight Sparkle|
Male Damsel (also known as the Distressed Dude) is a male character who gets captured or kidnapped by villains or lands in dangerous situations and needs to be rescued by the other protagonists.
Being a Male Damsel usually involves these occurrences:
- The hero lands in a dangerous situation that the heroine or another character has to help him out of that raises the stakes (Finn, Eggs, Raymond Ray Wincott)
- The hero constantly lands in trouble and must be saved (Ricky Ricotta)
- The hero lands in a perilous circumstance and must save himself
- The hero is possessed or brainwashed by the villain