History Main / BitterSweetEnding

17th Nov '17 12:50:43 PM QuinineGlow
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->''"How can everything be so amazing and so horrible all at the same time?"''
-->-- '''Dipper''', ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls''

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->''"How can everything ->''"This was a happy story. But... it could still be so amazing and so horrible all at the same time?"''
a whole lot happier..."''
-->-- '''Dipper''', ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'''''Kubo''', ''WesternAnimation/KuboAndTheTwoStrings''
4th May '17 2:42:46 PM BunnyStar
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Victory, at last! The BigBad has been vanquished, the day has been saved, the [[DamselInDistress damsels in distress]] and {{innocent bystander}}s have been rescued and the heroes are ready to [[StandardHeroReward reap their reward]], kiss their LoveInterests and [[RidingIntoTheSunset walk away toward the setting sun]]...

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Victory, at last! The BigBad has been vanquished, the day has been saved, all the [[DamselInDistress damsels in distress]] and {{innocent bystander}}s have been rescued and the heroes are ready to [[StandardHeroReward reap their reward]], kiss their LoveInterests and [[RidingIntoTheSunset walk away toward the setting sun]]...
14th Apr '17 4:22:26 PM NightShade96
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** ''BittersweetEnding/GravityFalls''
13th Apr '17 6:51:31 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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13th Apr '17 6:49:12 PM avon
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13th Apr '17 6:43:51 PM avon
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13th Apr '17 6:40:08 PM avon
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* The protagonists are the [[SoleSurvivor only ones left alive at the end]]. [[KillEmAll Even the likeable guest characters get mercilessly killed]].

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* The protagonist or protagonists are the [[SoleSurvivor only ones left alive at the end]]. [[KillEmAll Even the likeable guest or supporting characters get mercilessly killed]].
13th Apr '17 6:39:07 PM avon
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* Some endings include the heroes [[IDidWhatIHadToDo lamenting to the effect that they had no choice but to use violence or take life]] in order to get the job done.
* The protagonists are the [[SoleSurvivor only ones left alive at the end]]. [[KillEmAll Even the likeable guest characters get mercilessly killed]].


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7th Jan '17 8:00:43 AM JeremySkunk
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Compare with PyrrhicVictory, where the day is carried, but the cost of winning is crippling to the victors.
29th Dec '16 2:01:58 PM SteveMB
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* The good guys accomplish what they set out to do but on a personal level, there is an overarching feeling that they [[IdiotBall put on a "bad show" this time.]]

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* The good guys feel unsatisfied and uneasy because they feel that they [[IdiotBall put on a poor showing]] and won by dumb luck.
* The good guys accomplish what they set out to do do, but on a personal level, there is an overarching feeling that they [[IdiotBall put on a "bad show" this time.]]at the price of [[WhatTheHellHero compromising their integrity]] to win.
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