Subverted; Zero says something about "orange" during the Suzaku rescue, the implication being that it's the code name for a collaboration between himself and Jeremiah.
Red Oni, Blue Oni : Suzaku and Lelouch.Lelouch in the center; clockwise from bottom left: Kallen,.C., Xing-ke, Nunnally, Gino, Suzaku, Anya, Rolo.This made their relationship extremely strained, although they make up by the finale.Lelouch, after consulting Shirley, delivers an epic, over the top declaration that the power of people's love will change the world.When active, a Geass sigil appears upon Alice's forehead.Call to Agriculture : Lord Jeremiah ends the series in an orange grove.They took down the Japanese Liberation Front base and destroyed the new Knightmares that the JLF had acquired, but lost two-thirds of the Knightmare Frames that they were using in the battle, and Zero, the Black Knights and many of the most important JLF fighters.In the end, Luciano Bradley is the only Britannian left with absolutely no redeeming qualities.A large portion of La Résistance that existed before Lelouch entered the scene as Zero were pretty squarely on the wrong side of this - in the first episode, a news broadcast is shown about a terrorist bombing that killed 8 Britannians and 51 "others".There appears to be something that connects Geass users and the ones they form contracts with, allowing them to sense certain changes in the other.Multilayer Façade : Lelouch has three or four identities: Lelouch Vi Britannia, Lelouch Lamperouge, Zero, and the king of geass.
Psychic Radar : Mao is shown to be able to detect the presence of other minds and hear their thoughts if they're within 500 meters.
In closeup, it looks like a highly suggestive embrace.
Anyone Can Die : Perhaps less so than in other series, but several important characters still experience this throughout both seasons.
In the last five episodes, he complicates it further by pretending that Lelouch Vi Britannia is a monster.
Superpower Lottery : The Geass powers obtained by a contract vary in their usefulness.Alas, Poor Villain : When Mao dies, we know that he only became this way because of what.C.Tame His Anger Tanks for Nothing : Japanese tanks are no match for Britannian Humongous Mecha.Fight Off the Kryptonite First Law of Metafictional Thermodynamics : The show attempts to defy this; many characters are added without the plot slowing down.Sword of Damocles :.The Damocles.He can also use it to directly freeze a target's Knightmare Frame and pilot.Affably Evil : Gino.While in a particularly bad mood Lelouch Geasses one man to bark like a dog and another to dance like an idiot.Ulster Cycle, Cú Chulainn.Suzaku is a career soldier of Japanese origin who hates bloodshed ; having through the ranks of the Britannian military, he hopes to gain enough authority to change the system from within and return a number of once-lost rights back to Area.The Remnant : How the last prime minister of Japan is treated.Massive amounts of cell-action suppressant are required to keep this process in check.