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28th Nov '17 3:50:44 PM NNinja
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* ''Literature/HarryPotter'' has shades of this. While the titular character does fight and once even goes as far as [[spoiler:using the Cruciatus on Amycus to protect Prof. Mcgonagall]] he never uses spells that would actually physically harm you, to the point where the 'Expelliarmus,' the Disarming Charm, is his signature move. He refuses to even ''stun'' [[spoiler:Stan Shunpike]] who is firing curses at him, because they are currently flying on brooms and [[spoiler:Stan]] might seriously hurt himself if he fell. However, he is very much an ActionHero and generally more of a MartialPacifist and TechnicalPacifist.
27th Nov '17 4:38:46 PM MasterFuzzy
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* ''Literature/HarryPotter'' has shades of this. While he does fight and once even goes as far as [[spoiler:using the Cruciatus on Amycus to protect Prof. McGonnagall]] he never uses spells that would actually physically harm you to the point where the 'Expelliarmus' is his signature move. He refuses to even ''stun'' [[spoiler:STan Shunpike]] who is firing curses at him, because they are currently flying on brooms and [[spoiler:Stan]] might seriously hurt himself if he fell.

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* ''Literature/HarryPotter'' has shades of this. While he the titular character does fight and once even goes as far as [[spoiler:using the Cruciatus on Amycus to protect Prof. McGonnagall]] Mcgonagall]] he never uses spells that would actually physically harm you you, to the point where the 'Expelliarmus' 'Expelliarmus,' the Disarming Charm, is his signature move. He refuses to even ''stun'' [[spoiler:STan [[spoiler:Stan Shunpike]] who is firing curses at him, because they are currently flying on brooms and [[spoiler:Stan]] might seriously hurt himself if he fell.fell. However, he is very much an ActionHero and generally more of a MartialPacifist and TechnicalPacifist.



** Generally speaking, the Doctor ''tries'' to be an ActualPacifist, but his ChronicHeroSyndrome means that when bad guys attack, he won't just stand by, and often becomes a TechnicalPacifist as a result. However, he remains this trope because his favorite tactic (Daleks and a few other monsters aside) is still to [[SheatheYourSword convince them to stand down]] or BreakThemByTalking.



* The Duchess Satine of Madalore in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars''. In the episode "Voyage of Temptation" she even hesitates to shoot someone threatening to blow up her ship.
** This is later [[DeconstructedTrope deconstructed]] in Season 5, as not only does she have disposition of being a pacifist in a galaxy at war and leading a people who are historically [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy a proud warrior race]], the Death Watch (who've been trying to overthrow her regime and bring Mandalore back to its warrior race roots) [[spoiler: teams up with Darth Maul, stages an invasion of the planet by an army of criminals to reinforce how pacifism has made Mandalore vulnerable to those willing to prey on those who refuse to fight back and then Death Watch comes along to "quell" the criminals.]] In the end, [[spoiler: the people of Mandalore see the Death Watch as heroes, Satine is removed from power, Mandalore goes into another civil war not long after Maul takes the throne and she is coldly murdered by Maul for the sake of emotionally tormenting Obi-Wan.]]

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* The Duchess Satine of Madalore in ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars''. ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsTheCloneWars'' is a complete pacifist. In the episode "Voyage of Temptation" she even hesitates to shoot someone threatening to blow up her ship.
ship. This leads to plenty of SnarkToSnarkCombat with MartialPacifist Obi-Wan Kenobi.
** This is later [[DeconstructedTrope deconstructed]] in Season 5, as not only does she have disposition of being a pacifist in a galaxy at war and leading a people who are historically [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy a proud warrior race]], the Death Watch (who've been trying to overthrow her regime and bring Mandalore back to its warrior race roots) [[spoiler: teams up with Darth Maul, stages an invasion of the planet by an army of criminals to reinforce how pacifism has made Mandalore vulnerable to those willing to prey on those who refuse to fight back and then Death Watch comes along to "quell" the criminals.]] In the end, [[spoiler: the people of Mandalore see the Death Watch as heroes, Satine is removed from power, Mandalore goes into another civil war not long after Maul takes the throne and she is coldly murdered by Maul for the sake of emotionally tormenting Obi-Wan.]]]]
1st Nov '17 12:02:56 PM SeizureFerret
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* ''Literature/HarryPotter'' has shades of this. While he does fight and once even goes as far as [[spoiler:using the Cruciatus on Amycus to protect Prof. McGonnagall]] he never uses spells that would actually physically harm you to the point where the 'Expelliarmus' is his siganture move. He refuses to even ''stun'' [[spoiler:STan Shunpike]] who is firing curses at him, because they are currently flying on brooms and [[spoiler:Stan]] might seriously hurt himself if he fell.

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* ''Literature/HarryPotter'' has shades of this. While he does fight and once even goes as far as [[spoiler:using the Cruciatus on Amycus to protect Prof. McGonnagall]] he never uses spells that would actually physically harm you to the point where the 'Expelliarmus' is his siganture signature move. He refuses to even ''stun'' [[spoiler:STan Shunpike]] who is firing curses at him, because they are currently flying on brooms and [[spoiler:Stan]] might seriously hurt himself if he fell.
29th Oct '17 1:48:19 PM Naresh
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* This very nearly killed the career of Creator/LewAyres. In 1931, Ayers starred in ''Literature/AllQuietOnTheWesternFront'', an adaptation of Creator/ErichMariaRemarque's famed anti-war novel. The experience profoundly moved him, and he became a devout pacifist during the making of the movie. When UsefulNotes/WorldWarII broke out, Ayres reportedly sought enlistment but only in a position where he would not have to carry or fire a weapon. In 1941, that accommodation flat-out didn't exist in the United States Army, and so the draft board could only give him a draft exemption as a conscientious objector. [[RoleEndingMisdemeanor Being seen, even wrongly, as a draft-dodger after Pearl Harbor was not the key to box-office success]]. Ayres was removed from the insanely popular ''Film/DrKildare'' film franchise (which was retooled to feature costar Creator/LionelBarrymore as Dr. Gillespie) and for a few years couldn't find work in Hollywood, until the military belatedly began offering the exact position that Ayers had wanted all along. He volunteered on the spot and became a combat medic and later a Chaplain's assistant in the Pacific, widely regarded as the worst theater of the war.

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* This very nearly killed the career of Creator/LewAyres. In 1931, Ayers starred in ''Literature/AllQuietOnTheWesternFront'', an adaptation of Creator/ErichMariaRemarque's famed anti-war novel. The experience profoundly moved him, and he became a devout pacifist during the making of the movie. When UsefulNotes/WorldWarII broke out, Ayres reportedly sought enlistment but only in a position where he would not have to carry or fire a weapon. In 1941, that accommodation flat-out didn't exist in the United States Army, and so the draft board could only give him a draft exemption as a conscientious objector. [[RoleEndingMisdemeanor Being seen, even wrongly, as a draft-dodger after Pearl Harbor was not the key to box-office success]]. Ayres was removed from the insanely popular ''Film/DrKildare'' film franchise (which was retooled to feature costar Creator/LionelBarrymore as Dr. Gillespie) and for a few years couldn't find work in Hollywood, until the military belatedly began offering the exact position that Ayers had wanted all along. He volunteered on the spot and became a combat medic and later a Chaplain's assistant in the Pacific, widely regarded as the worst theater of the war.Pacific.
29th Sep '17 7:01:32 AM sampacm
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** Sweet Breaker has 6 HP (The average is 5) and neutral stats, which obviously allows her to survive for a little longer if things get rough; Her Hyper Card, called "Molten Memories", flips over all enemy cards, forcing them to play blind and actually preventing them from getting too excited to go into a fight; even the achievement for playing ten times with her is called "Champion Of Peace". [[spoiler:Although in her campaign, that doesn't stop her from fighting anyone she thinks is spreading conflict.]]

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** Sweet Breaker has 6 HP (The average is 5) and neutral stats, which obviously allows her to survive for a little longer if things get rough; Her Hyper Card, called "Molten "Melting Memories", flips over all enemy cards, forcing them to play blind and actually preventing them from getting too excited to go into a fight; even the achievement for playing ten times with her is called "Champion Of Peace". [[spoiler:Although in her campaign, that doesn't stop her from fighting anyone she thinks is spreading conflict.]]
20th Sep '17 1:22:49 AM Neaify
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* ''Literature/HarryPotter'' has shades of this. While he does fight and once even goes as far as [[spoiler:using the Cruciatus on Amycus to protect Prof. McGonnagall]] he never uses spells that would actually physically harm you to the point where the 'Expelliarmus' is his siganture move. He refuses to even ''stun'' [[spoiler:STan Shunpike]] who is firing curses at him, because they are currently flying on brooms and [[spoiler:Stan]] might seriously hurt himself if he fell.
2nd Sep '17 5:44:02 AM Derkhan
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* Mycroft Canner from ''Literature/TerraIgnota'' is such a completely non-violent person by the time of teh series that he wears special brush-sandals so that he doesn't accidentally kill insects. At the end of the first book, Martin implies that [[spoiler:J.E.D.D. Mason]] made it so that he ''can't'' kill any more even if he wanted to.
30th Jul '17 4:18:18 AM Doug86
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* This very nearly killed the career of Creator/LewAyres. In 1931, Ayers starred in ''Literature/AllQuietOnTheWesternFront'', an adaptation of Creator/ErichMariaRemarque's famed anti-war novel. The experience profoundly moved him, and he became a devout pacifist during the making of the movie. When WorldWarTwo broke out, Ayres reportedly sought enlistment but only in a position where he would not have to carry or fire a weapon. In 1941, that accommodation flat-out didn't exist in the United States Army, and so the draft board could only give him a draft exemption as a conscientious objector. [[RoleEndingMisdemeanor Being seen, even wrongly, as a draft-dodger after Pearl Harbor was not the key to box-office success]]. Ayres was removed from the insanely popular ''Film/DrKildare'' film franchise (which was retooled to feature costar Creator/LionelBarrymore as Dr. Gillespie) and for a few years couldn't find work in Hollywood, until the military belatedly began offering the exact position that Ayers had wanted all along. He volunteered on the spot and became a combat medic and later a Chaplain's assistant in the Pacific, widely regarded as the worst theater of the war.

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* This very nearly killed the career of Creator/LewAyres. In 1931, Ayers starred in ''Literature/AllQuietOnTheWesternFront'', an adaptation of Creator/ErichMariaRemarque's famed anti-war novel. The experience profoundly moved him, and he became a devout pacifist during the making of the movie. When WorldWarTwo UsefulNotes/WorldWarII broke out, Ayres reportedly sought enlistment but only in a position where he would not have to carry or fire a weapon. In 1941, that accommodation flat-out didn't exist in the United States Army, and so the draft board could only give him a draft exemption as a conscientious objector. [[RoleEndingMisdemeanor Being seen, even wrongly, as a draft-dodger after Pearl Harbor was not the key to box-office success]]. Ayres was removed from the insanely popular ''Film/DrKildare'' film franchise (which was retooled to feature costar Creator/LionelBarrymore as Dr. Gillespie) and for a few years couldn't find work in Hollywood, until the military belatedly began offering the exact position that Ayers had wanted all along. He volunteered on the spot and became a combat medic and later a Chaplain's assistant in the Pacific, widely regarded as the worst theater of the war.
16th Jul '17 9:58:57 PM PatPayne
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* This very nearly killed the career of Creator/LewAyres. In 1931, Ayers starred in ''Literature/AllQuietOnTheWesternFront'', an adaptation of Creator/ErichMariaRemarque's famed anti-war novel. The experience profoundly moved him, and he became a devout pacifist during the making of the movie. When WorldWarTwo broke out, Ayres reportedly sought enlistment but only in a position where he would not have to carry or fire a weapon. In 1941, that accommodation flat-out didn't exist in the United States Army, and so the draft board could only give him a draft exemption as a conscientious objector. [[RoleEndingMisdemeanor Being seen, even wrongly, as a draft-dodger after Pearl Harbor was not the key to box-office success]]. Ayres was removed from the insanely popular ''[[Film/DrKildare]]'' film franchise (which was retooled to feature costar Creator/LionelBarrymore as Dr. Gillespie) and for a few years couldn't find work in Hollywood, until the military belatedly began offering the exact position that Ayers had wanted all along. He volunteered on the spot and became a combat medic and later a Chaplain's assistant in the Pacific, widely regarded as the worst theater of the war.

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* This very nearly killed the career of Creator/LewAyres. In 1931, Ayers starred in ''Literature/AllQuietOnTheWesternFront'', an adaptation of Creator/ErichMariaRemarque's famed anti-war novel. The experience profoundly moved him, and he became a devout pacifist during the making of the movie. When WorldWarTwo broke out, Ayres reportedly sought enlistment but only in a position where he would not have to carry or fire a weapon. In 1941, that accommodation flat-out didn't exist in the United States Army, and so the draft board could only give him a draft exemption as a conscientious objector. [[RoleEndingMisdemeanor Being seen, even wrongly, as a draft-dodger after Pearl Harbor was not the key to box-office success]]. Ayres was removed from the insanely popular ''[[Film/DrKildare]]'' ''Film/DrKildare'' film franchise (which was retooled to feature costar Creator/LionelBarrymore as Dr. Gillespie) and for a few years couldn't find work in Hollywood, until the military belatedly began offering the exact position that Ayers had wanted all along. He volunteered on the spot and became a combat medic and later a Chaplain's assistant in the Pacific, widely regarded as the worst theater of the war.
16th Jul '17 8:59:53 PM PatPayne
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* This very nearly killed the career of Creator/LewAyres. In 1931, Ayers starred in ''Literature/AllQuietOnTheWesternFront'', an adaptation of Creator/ErichMariaRemarque's famed anti-war novel. The experience profoundly moved him, and he became a devout pacifist during the making of the movie. When WorldWarTwo broke out, Ayres reportedly sought enlistment but only in a position where he would not have to carry or fire a weapon. In 1941, that accommodation flat-out didn't exist in the United States Army, and so the draft board could only give him a draft exemption as a conscientious objector. [[RoleEndingMisdemeanor Being seen, even wrongly, as a draft-dodger after Pearl Harbor was not the key to box-office success]]. Ayres was removed from the insanely popular ''[[Film/DrKildare]]'' film franchise (which was retooled to feature costar Creator/LionelBarrymore as Dr. Gillespie) and for a few years couldn't find work in Hollywood, until the military belatedly began offering the exact position that Ayers had wanted all along. He volunteered on the spot and became a combat medic and later a Chaplain's assistant in the Pacific, widely regarded as the worst theater of the war.
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