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17th Jan '17 6:40:32 PM Thorion
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* ''FanFic/TheEvabonSaga'': Gard's weapon of choice however he has used other weapons.
16th Jan '17 11:55:48 AM MiddleEighth
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*Minor character Zarrack the “viking” in ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World'' has a Dynamo Axe that crackles with electricity. He loses it to a furious Paul, who [[SuperStrength pulps the handle and pounds the unbreakable axe blade into the ground]].
15th Jan '17 5:44:11 PM mythmonster2
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* ''VideoGame/EternalCardGame'' includes axes as weapons, both for units and the players themselves.
8th Jan '17 9:41:46 AM nombretomado
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* One of the titular ''IronKingdoms'' is the [[TheEmpire Empire]] of [[MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong Khador]], whose gameplay is often summarized in three words : "Axe to face !" This unofficial motto is made incarnate in [[ColonelKilgore Kommander]] [[AxCrazy Orsus Zoktavir]], [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast the Butcher of Khardov]]. He calls his [[ICallItVera Lola]].

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* One of the titular ''IronKingdoms'' ''TabletopGame/IronKingdoms'' is the [[TheEmpire Empire]] of [[MotherRussiaMakesYouStrong Khador]], whose gameplay is often summarized in three words : "Axe to face !" This unofficial motto is made incarnate in [[ColonelKilgore Kommander]] [[AxCrazy Orsus Zoktavir]], [[NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast the Butcher of Khardov]]. He calls his [[ICallItVera Lola]].
7th Jan '17 8:09:32 AM rafi
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* In ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'' story ''Comicbook/TheSupergirlFromKrypton'', Batman wields a battle axe when he, Superman, and the denizens of Themyscira fight against the forces of Darkseid.

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* In ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'' story ''Comicbook/TheSupergirlFromKrypton'', the "Supergirl" arc of ''ComicBook/SupermanBatman'', Batman wields a battle axe when he, Superman, and the denizens of Themyscira fight against the forces of Darkseid.
5th Jan '17 1:22:02 AM iroanxi
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* ''FanFic/RobbReturns'': So far unseen, the Lannisters are said to have a sky-metal axe called Rocktooth.
27th Dec '16 12:34:32 PM penguinist
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* The ''fasces'' later became a popular symbol of republics that saw themselves as successors in spirit to the Roman Republic, such as the United States of America (e. g. in the Capitol in Washington and on old coinage) and the French Republic. Later also of the Fascist movement in Italy (which actually took its name from ''fasces''). The [[LesCollaborateurs Vichy régime]] in France instead of the republican ''fasces'' used a ''francisca'' as its symbol: a double-headed axe with red-white-and-blue blades and a marshal's baton as its handle.

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* The ''fasces'' later became a popular symbol of republics that saw themselves as successors in spirit to the Roman Republic, such as the United States of America (e. g. in the Capitol in Washington and on old coinage) and the French Republic. Later also of the Fascist movement in Italy (which actually took its name from ''fasces''). The [[LesCollaborateurs Vichy régime]] in France instead of the republican ''fasces'' used a ''francisca'' (see below for its relationship to France) as its symbol: a double-headed axe with red-white-and-blue blades and a marshal's baton as its handle.



* The axes of the Gauls were well known to the Romans--they would throw them at the enemy like javelins with the intent of splitting some shields, then charge in with melee weapons. The Fransisca got its name from its popularitiy among the Franks in particular.

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* The axes of the Gauls Germans were well known to the Romans--they would throw them at the enemy like javelins with the intent of splitting some shields, then charge in with melee weapons. The Fransisca Francisca got its name from its popularitiy popularity among the Franks in particular.particular; an alternate theory is the other way around, that the tribe got its name from the weapon.
20th Dec '16 4:04:08 PM gb00393
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** Shagga son of Dolf is mentioned to have insisted on ''two'' battle-axes prior to the Battle of the Green Fork.
** Yara wields a pair of tomahawks in "The Laws of Gods and Men".
** Sandor uses a wood axe to take vengeance on a group of renegade members of the brotherhood.
20th Dec '16 12:05:02 PM Xtifr
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* In ''DefenseOfTheAncientsAllstars'', Mogul Khan is better known as Axe, and Axe uses his axe to counter-attack blows with a quick whirl of his axe or execute a low-health enemy, even through effects that can normally negate death.

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* In ''DefenseOfTheAncientsAllstars'', ''VideoGame/DefenseOfTheAncients'', Mogul Khan is better known as Axe, and Axe uses his axe to counter-attack blows with a quick whirl of his axe or execute a low-health enemy, even through effects that can normally negate death.
12th Dec '16 2:44:18 AM Tron80
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* In the "Supergirl" arc of ''ComicBook/SupermanBatman'', Batman wields a battle axe when he, Superman, and the denizens of Themyscira fight against the forces of Darkseid.

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* In the "Supergirl" arc of ''ComicBook/SupermanBatman'', ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'' story ''Comicbook/TheSupergirlFromKrypton'', Batman wields a battle axe when he, Superman, and the denizens of Themyscira fight against the forces of Darkseid.
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