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17th Jan '18 4:05:00 PM Nevermore2002
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** [[BadassCrew You the PC, Carth ans Bastila]] are imprisoned in the Leviathan and have to be rescued by one of the other party members.
12th Jan '18 7:18:52 AM Duffan
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12th Jan '18 7:17:41 AM Duffan
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** In the series proper, Team Rocket tries to target badasses most of the time, and sometimes they succeed (for Act I, at least). Pikachu in particular, badass enough to hold his own against nearly any opponent, frequently gets locked up in electricity-proof balls so the rest of the team has to save him. The instant he's not inhibited, he sends Team Rocket flying.
11th Nov '17 9:43:03 PM Concrete4
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** In both VideoGame/LuigisMansion games, Mario is kidnapped by King Boo.

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** In both VideoGame/LuigisMansion games, ''VideoGame/LuigisMansion'' and ''VideoGame/LuigisMansionDarkMoon'', Mario is kidnapped by King Boo.
11th Nov '17 9:40:10 PM Concrete4
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** In ''VideoGame/SonicForces'', [[spoiler:Sonic himself gets taken away into the Death Egg for six months, after being defeated at the hands of returning villains and new face Infinite. The Resistance comes up with a plan to break Sonic out of custody with the help of the [[CharacterCustomization Avatar]].]]

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** In ''VideoGame/SonicForces'', [[spoiler:Sonic himself gets taken away into the Death Egg for six months, after being defeated at the hands of returning villains and new face Infinite. The Resistance [[LaResistance Resistance]] comes up with a plan to break Sonic out of custody with the help of the [[CharacterCustomization Avatar]].]]
11th Nov '17 9:39:47 PM Concrete4
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** In ''VideoGames/SonicTheHedgehog2006'', Rouge was captured early on in Shadow's story. Subverted as she managed to get out before Shadow could rescue her, (though she sounds as if she wanted to be rescued when Shadow does find her.). In the same game, one of the trials for Silver involve him rescuing Blaze from some enemies within a time frame.

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** In ''VideoGames/SonicTheHedgehog2006'', ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006'', Rouge was captured early on in Shadow's story. Subverted as she managed to get out before Shadow could rescue her, (though she sounds as if she wanted to be rescued when Shadow does find her.). In the same game, one of the trials for Silver involve him rescuing Blaze from some enemies within a time frame.frame.
** In ''VideoGame/SonicForces'', [[spoiler:Sonic himself gets taken away into the Death Egg for six months, after being defeated at the hands of returning villains and new face Infinite. The Resistance comes up with a plan to break Sonic out of custody with the help of the [[CharacterCustomization Avatar]].]]
10th Nov '17 12:02:02 AM iroanxi
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* Bakuda ends up as this several times in ''Fanfic/HowToDrillYourWayThroughYourProblems'', despite being an inventive, clever, and somewhat egotistical MadBomber. Lagann first meets her rescuing her from a burning building, then after she's just been badly burned by Lung, and then a third time when Lung escalates enough to begin dismantling the Bakuda Bomber.
9th Nov '17 12:11:06 PM lillolillo
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** In ''ComicBook/SupergirlCosmicAdventuresInTheEightGrade'', Superman is captured and shackled by Comicbook/LexLuthor. Supergirl -an alternate universe Supergirl- tries to rescue him but she's captured, too. They were freed by Comet.

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** In ''ComicBook/SupergirlCosmicAdventuresInTheEightGrade'', ''ComicBook/SupergirlCosmicAdventuresInThe8thGrade'', Superman is captured and shackled by Comicbook/LexLuthor. Supergirl -an alternate universe Supergirl- tries to rescue him but she's captured, too. They were freed by Comet.
14th Oct '17 2:05:47 AM iroanxi
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* ''Fanfic/ForumOfThrones'': Leonard, who is a supreme swordsman, able to hold his own against [[MemeticBadass Samuel Harrington]], finds himself in distress in the early Chapter 5, when he is wounded and tied up by the corrupt city guard of Oldtown. [[spoiler: [[Main/BigDamnHeroes Luckily for him, Samantha and Sasha come to the rescue not long afterwards]].]]
13th Oct '17 8:00:34 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* Matilda is an example of this in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden''. Due to everyone in that game automatically having a weapon regardless of what's in their inventory, the battle starts off with her killing the archers who are supposed to execute her, as the player begins advancing towards the fort she's captured in.

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* Matilda is an example of this in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden''.''Franchise/FireEmblem'':
** ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden'' and its remake ''Fire Emblem Echoes'' have the local LadyOfWar, Mathilda.
Due to everyone in that game automatically having a weapon regardless of what's in their inventory, the battle starts off with her killing the archers who are supposed to execute her, as the player begins advancing towards the fort she's captured in. If she survives the stage, she will be one of the best Paladins in the whole game.
*** Zeke is a badass BlackKnight who is being ForcedIntoEvil by the GeneralRipper Jerome, who's holding Zeke's girlfriend and partner Tatiana hostage. The group must both defeat the VainSorceress Nuibaba and free Tatiana if the player wants to get Zeke on their side.
** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTheBlazingBlade'', Eliwood's father Elbert is the most powerful Paladin in Pherae, but has been missing from before Eliwood and Hector entered the plot. It turns out to be this, as he's been captured by Nergal who has sacrificing him to get his LifeEnergy among his plans. [[spoiler: While Elbert ''is'' rescued by Eliwood and Co., he soon dies from his injuries - [[DyingMomentOfAwesome but not before almost killing Nergal]].]]
** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'', during Xander and Charlotte's supports, the WarriorPrince Xander can be caught off-guard by a Faceless when he doesn't hae his CoolSword handy. If this happens, the CuteBruiser Charlotte takes action and ''kills the Faceless with her bare hands'', [[AmazonChaser much to Xander's awe.]]
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