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13th Dec '17 12:50:59 PM lillolillo
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* In ''Fanfic/SupermanAndMan'', ComicBook/LexLuthor is beating Franchise/{{Superman}} up easily when Superman suddenly catches his punch and glares. That's when Luthor realizes his enemy is done playing around.
-->Luthor saw a new expression on Superman's face, now. Grimmer, more resolute, more vengeful. The Big Blue Bumpkin was finally getting down to business. In that, Luthor felt a bit of pride.
4th Dec '17 11:58:39 AM DarkPhoenix94
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** Harry, who had previously been presented mostly as a kid being kept away from the action by his understandably protective father, Thor (he was incarnated as James Potter), is kidnapped by [[spoiler: the Disir]], horrors that took an Allfather to banish, at the end of chapter 33. He then spends chapter 34, aptly titled 'Fool's Gambit', he pulls IndyPloy after IndyPloy to get himself and the other kids kidnapped with him away from them and to somewhere they can call on Heimdall. They get away without taking a scratch.
** Harry, Diana, Uhtred, Carol and Jean-Paul do this in chapters 59 and 60, particularly the latter two, who haven't had any known combat training or combat experience. First, when trapped on a mountain (which just so happens to be a powerful and thoroughly pissed off GeniusLoci) and caught in a massive blizzard caused, in part, by [[spoiler: a terrified 11 year old Bobby Drake]], they manage to find the person in question by Uhtred's ScarilyCompetentTracker skills, despite the weather and attempts by one of the Slendermen [[TheFairFolk (Winter Fae mercenaries)]] to waylay them. Then, following a temporary PlotRelevantAgeUp, they take on all comers, primarily demonically enhanced werewolves to protect [[spoiler: Bobby]] who HYDRA are after, with Harry boring a hole in a mountain several miles away with a 'small' fireblast. And when HYDRA send in their trump card, [[spoiler: a copy of the Destroyer remotely piloted by Baron Zemo]], [[spoiler: Diana]] winds up ''ripping it in half''.

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** Harry, who had previously been presented mostly as a kid being kept away from the action by his understandably protective father, Thor (he was incarnated as James Potter), is kidnapped by [[spoiler: the Disir]], Disir, horrors that took an Allfather to banish, at the end of chapter 33. He then spends chapter 34, aptly titled 'Fool's Gambit', he pulls IndyPloy after IndyPloy to get himself and the other kids kidnapped with him away from them and to somewhere they can call on Heimdall. They get away without taking a scratch.
** Harry, Diana, Uhtred, Carol and Jean-Paul do this in chapters 59 and 60, particularly the latter two, who haven't had any known combat training or combat experience. First, when trapped on a mountain (which just so happens to be a powerful and thoroughly pissed off GeniusLoci) and caught in a massive blizzard caused, in part, by [[spoiler: a terrified 11 year old Bobby Drake]], they manage to find the person in question by Uhtred's ScarilyCompetentTracker skills, despite the weather and attempts by one of the Slendermen [[TheFairFolk (Winter Fae mercenaries)]] to waylay them. Then, following a temporary PlotRelevantAgeUp, they take on all comers, primarily demonically enhanced werewolves to protect [[spoiler: Bobby]] who HYDRA are after, with Harry boring a hole in a mountain several miles away with a 'small' fireblast. And when HYDRA send in their trump card, [[spoiler: a copy of the Destroyer remotely piloted by Baron Zemo]], [[spoiler: Diana]] Diana winds up ''ripping it in half''.


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** The kids in general do this in chapter 75, with their elders mostly rendered comatose/captured by HYDRA. At the same time, Strange starts pulling out all the weapons in his ChekhovsArmoury and using them, at once.
** Similarly, at the end of the ''Forever Red'' arc in the sequel, ''Ghosts of the Past'', after undergoing unspeakable things at the hands of the Red Room, Harry finally snaps and decides to show what he's been holding back: [[spoiler: the Dark Phoenix.]]
10th Nov '17 11:37:26 AM ZimFan89
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* ''Fanfic/AManOfIron'': When Tyrion arrives in King's Landing in ''A Crack of Thunder'' and sees just how screwed up a situation that Cersei and Joffrey have created, with the final straw being [[spoiler: "[[CameBackWrong Sansa]] [[HumanoidAbomination Stark]]]]" running around, he ditches his jovial and deadpan demeanor and makes it clear to his sister and the Small Council that he is running things now, and if they don't like it he'll just take their heads.
13th Apr '17 11:07:01 AM DarkPhoenix94
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*** In the same chapter, Sean Cassidy has previously been seen as a light-hearted and quick-witted martial arts teacher, MentorArchetype and ReasonableAuthorityFigure with a FunetikAksent (albeit one that he can dial down), albeit with hints of a DarkAndTroubledPast. Then [[spoiler: Luna Lovegood gets killed.]] After that, he demonstrates why his codename 'Banshee' is intimately associated with death.
*** Also in the same chapter, Warren's spent most of the last 20 chapters moping over his RazorWings, and generally being dismissed as pretty, but useless, Sean's pet project and largely being the StraightMan to Sean's Wise Guy. In any case, it's sufficient to make the reader forget his earlier dismantling of multiple {{Dracolich}}es during the Battle of the M4. Then, when HYDRA attack Hogwarts, he reminds both readers and cast of how terrifyingly deadly he is by [[spoiler: unleashing a MookHorrorShow straight out of the gorier parts of the Old Testament and almost singlehandedly slaughtering the entirety of HYDRA's aerial attack force wearing only a pair of pyjama bottoms. The half-mad last mook standing explicitly compares him to an angel of death, and it isn't in the least unwarranted.]]
13th Apr '17 10:57:55 AM DarkPhoenix94
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* ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'' provides a number of examples:
** Harry, who had previously been presented mostly as a kid being kept away from the action by his understandably protective father, Thor (he was incarnated as James Potter), is kidnapped by [[spoiler: the Disir]], horrors that took an Allfather to banish, at the end of chapter 33. He then spends chapter 34, aptly titled 'Fool's Gambit', he pulls IndyPloy after IndyPloy to get himself and the other kids kidnapped with him away from them and to somewhere they can call on Heimdall. They get away without taking a scratch.
** Harry, Diana, Uhtred, Carol and Jean-Paul do this in chapters 59 and 60, particularly the latter two, who haven't had any known combat training or combat experience. First, when trapped on a mountain (which just so happens to be a powerful and thoroughly pissed off GeniusLoci) and caught in a massive blizzard caused, in part, by [[spoiler: a terrified 11 year old Bobby Drake]], they manage to find the person in question by Uhtred's ScarilyCompetentTracker skills, despite the weather and attempts by one of the Slendermen [[TheFairFolk (Winter Fae mercenaries)]] to waylay them. Then, following a temporary PlotRelevantAgeUp, they take on all comers, primarily demonically enhanced werewolves to protect [[spoiler: Bobby]] who HYDRA are after, with Harry boring a hole in a mountain several miles away with a 'small' fireblast. And when HYDRA send in their trump card, [[spoiler: a copy of the Destroyer remotely piloted by Baron Zemo]], [[spoiler: Diana]] winds up ''ripping it in half''.
** Harry does this again in chapter 70 when in his second real fight (the first was rather brief) when he isn't simply buying time to get away or given a temporary PlotRelevantAgeUp to his adult self, charging head on into a massive HYDRA assault force and tearing them to shreds. Unfortunately, he's a GlassCannon and runs up against [[spoiler: Daken]], who succeeds in [[spoiler: killing him. Briefly.]] After this final episode of BreakTheCutie, he remains consistently dangerous and faintly terrifying.
6th Mar '17 7:36:46 PM LadyNorbert
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* The Inquisitors have a few moments like this in ''[[Fanfic/TwiceUponAnAge All This Sh*t is Twice as Weird]]'', such as when they learn that some of their soldiers have been taken prisoner in the Fallow Mire and [[spoiler:when they're fighting to get out of the Fade]].
16th Nov '16 1:14:45 AM LadyNorbert
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* In ''Fanfic/TheWizardInTheShadows'', at the final battle of the Black Gate, all seems lost. [[spoiler:Harry]], the most powerful weapon in the arsenal of the Light ,is dead, the Sword of Gryffindor that allowed him to draw on impossible amounts of power is inert, and the forces of good are sorely outnumbered. Then Ginny -- up until this point merely quite powerful -- picks up the Sword and says a LittleNo. The Sword responds. Cue three giant tornadoes of fire and a whole world of hurt being laid on Mordor's forces.

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* In ''Fanfic/TheWizardInTheShadows'', at the final battle of the Black Gate, all seems lost. [[spoiler:Harry]], the most powerful weapon in the arsenal of the Light ,is Light, is dead, the Sword of Gryffindor that allowed him to draw on impossible amounts of power is inert, and the forces of good are sorely outnumbered. Then Ginny -- up until this point merely quite powerful -- picks up the Sword and says a LittleNo. The Sword responds. Cue three giant tornadoes of fire and a whole world of hurt being laid on Mordor's forces.
15th Jul '16 2:17:04 PM Enkida
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* In ''Fanfic/MementoVivere'', a ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' fanfiction, Jecht finally gets his sword-fighting act together during the battle on [[spoiler: Mushroom Rock]].

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* In ''Fanfic/MementoVivere'', a ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' VideoGame/FinalFantasyX fanfiction, Jecht finally gets his sword-fighting act together during the battle on [[spoiler: Mushroom Rock]].
15th Jul '16 1:34:42 PM Enkida
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* In ''Fanfic/MementoVivere'', a ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX'' fanfiction, Jecht finally gets his sword-fighting act together during the battle on [[spoiler: Mushroom Rock]].
8th Jun '16 6:36:59 AM Tron80
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* ''Fanfic/OnceMoreWithFeeling'': Shinji used to be wimpy and non-confrontational, but after returning to the past, being aware of what will happen if he fails, he is way more dangerous and fights like a berserker.
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