Ben has made his riches by applying science to the brainwashing of violent criminals.He can take away a person, and leave an amenable shell—but now he wants to produce living, thinking, independent courtesans.Heather Slick receives a case for the Office of Sexual Deviancy from the LAPD as a local girls sex club they think has run amok.

See also Unskilled, but Strong, which a Brilliant But Lazy character can be if they have great power but don't bother working to improve on it.

An obvious subversion here is the notable difference between someone who actually they're Brilliant But Lazy but is actually just Lazy.

And when an old friend from her past decides to take revenge, not only will her life be in danger, but the lives of everyone close to her.

In the weeks following the Incident with Supernova, things have finally begun to return to normal. Jimmy Frasier is fighting his own inner darkness, trying to come to terms with the sheer scope of his new powers.

In the weeks following the Incident with Supernova, things have finally begun to return to normal.

Katie, having given up the life of a costumed heroine, has embraced her new life and focused on her new relationship with the woman she loves.

This also applies to those who are secretly afraid they're not brilliant and hence refuse to exert themselves for fear they'll be exposed. Since they made me stop drinking, I've regained my balance and diction!

They should also beware of falling into the trap of Laborious Laziness if they find that their smarts and their desire to avoid doing work is in fact making them work harder at being lazy than they would be working if they just did what they were supposed to.

Related to the Genius Ditz or the Crouching Moron, Hidden Badass, you have the Brilliant, But Lazy character, who is more than capable of taking care of any situation that the heroes have to deal with, but doesn't care. This character will likely Refuse The Call when it comes, feeling that, whatever's going on, it's not his problem. Expect such a character to be indifferent, uncaring, and, at worst, obnoxious or self-centered. If they're also rich, they may be an Upper-Class Twit.

However, when it's crunch time, and the heroes need someone to come save them, guess who decided to give them a break? When they try to be The Slacker, they usually turn into a Professional Slacker.

When a villainess seeking revenge strikes, will it be the final push to send her over the edge?