The hero strikes an over-the-top pose with their chest puffed up and hands on their hips, staring into the middle distance.
Side character: Are you a hero?
Hero: Of course! Do you not see my heroic pose?
The hero has struck a different, even more ridiculous pose, this time balancing impossibly with their sword.
Side character: So you could defend my village from a villain?
Hero: My posture is nigh undefeatable!
Side character: Good enough. Come on!
The two are running. The hero has a dramatic running pose.
The hero plants themself in front of the villain in another dramatic stance. The villain just stands normally looking at the hero in bewilderment.
Hero: To save the lives of these villagers, I challenge you, villain!
The villain strikes a really over-the-top villain pose. The hero’s eyes are wide with fear.
The hero is on the ground holding a melodramatic death pose. The side character stands over them looking annoyed.
Hero: The villain… has defeated me… Save yourself…
Side character: Dammit.