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31st May '16 4:10:34 AM Doug86
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* In AndreNorton's ''[[Literature/{{Warlock}} Forerunner Foray]]'', Ziantha loses control when in Turan's tomb and doing a read. [[SpacePirates Iuban]] subjects her to this, quite viciously/

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* In AndreNorton's Creator/AndreNorton's ''[[Literature/{{Warlock}} Forerunner Foray]]'', Ziantha loses control when in Turan's tomb and doing a read. [[SpacePirates Iuban]] subjects her to this, quite viciously/
16th Apr '16 12:12:06 PM PaulA
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* In ''Literature/PhoenixRising'', the heroine breaks down into hysterical laughter after her RageAgainstTheHeavens moment provokes an actual answer from her god, and her aunt brings her out of it with a slap.
10th Dec '15 1:34:09 PM ecuvulle6267
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* Peeta Mellark from ''Literature/TheHungerGames''.
29th Jun '15 2:41:58 PM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/BrothersOfTheSnake'', Priad has to smack his battle-brother Natus across the head to get his attention off the blasphemous text the heretics defaced the statue of the Emperor with.
6th Apr '15 10:20:43 AM nombretomado
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* Happens at least once in ''[[DragonridersofPern Dragonquest]]'', when F'lar thinks he's about to die.

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* Happens at least once in ''[[DragonridersofPern ''[[Literature/DragonridersOfPern Dragonquest]]'', when F'lar thinks he's about to die.
11th Nov '13 8:53:15 PM apathetice
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* In ''Literature/TheWiseMansFear'', Bast panics when he realizes Kvothe spoke to [[spoiler: the Cthaeh]]. The Chronicler snaps him out of it with a slap, which is the opposite of their usual interactions.
12th Jul '13 9:46:07 PM nombretomado
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* HarryPotter

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** In the last book, Remus Lupin offered his service toward Harry Potter while at the same time, [[ParentalAbandonment leaving his wife and unborn son,]] believing that they will be better off without him. In response, Harry (who is an orphan, and had gone through miserable treatment from Dursleys), [[WhatTheHellHero calmly and viciously points out his cowardice]] and preference to [[DeathSeeker "die in glory"]] than become a good father. He's snapped, but it had the desirable effect: Remus returned to his wife afterwards.

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** In the [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows last book, book]], Remus Lupin offered his service toward Harry Potter while at the same time, [[ParentalAbandonment leaving his wife and unborn son,]] believing that they will be better off without him. In response, Harry (who is an orphan, and had gone through miserable treatment from Dursleys), [[WhatTheHellHero calmly and viciously points out his cowardice]] and preference to [[DeathSeeker "die in glory"]] than become a good father. He's snapped, but it had the desirable effect: Remus returned to his wife afterwards.
8th Jul '13 8:57:48 AM Goldfritha
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* In AndreNorton's ''[[Literature/{{Warlock}} Forerunner Foray]]'', Ziantha loses control when in Turan's tomb and doing a read. [[SpacePirates Iuban]] subjects her to this, quite viciously/
7th Jun '13 2:22:20 PM ChaoticNovelist
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** In the last book, Remus Lupin offered his service toward Harry Potter while at the same time, as noticed by Harry, [[ParentalAbandonment leaving his wife and unborn son,]] believing that they will be better off without him. In response, Harry (who is an orphan, and had gone through miserable treatment from Dursleys), [[HannibalLecture calmly and viciously]] [[WhatTheHellHero points out his cowardice]] and preference to [[DeathSeeker "die in glory"]] than become a good father. Of course, he's snapped, but at least it had the desirable effect: he returned to his wife afterwards.

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** In the last book, Remus Lupin offered his service toward Harry Potter while at the same time, as noticed by Harry, [[ParentalAbandonment leaving his wife and unborn son,]] believing that they will be better off without him. In response, Harry (who is an orphan, and had gone through miserable treatment from Dursleys), [[HannibalLecture calmly and viciously]] [[WhatTheHellHero calmly and viciously points out his cowardice]] and preference to [[DeathSeeker "die in glory"]] than become a good father. Of course, he's He's snapped, but at least it had the desirable effect: he Remus returned to his wife afterwards.
5th May '13 10:21:49 PM nombretomado
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* In Wizard and Glass, volume four of TheDarkTower series, Cuthbert [[CrowningMomentofAwesome punches]] Roland to get him to focus on their mission instead of sneaking off with his girlfriend.

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* In Wizard and Glass, ''Literature/WizardAndGlass'', volume four of TheDarkTower ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'' series, Cuthbert [[CrowningMomentofAwesome punches]] Roland to get him to focus on their mission instead of sneaking off with his girlfriend.
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