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15th Jul '16 1:01:11 AM PaulA
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* The movie ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans'' distorts the mythic Greek original somewhat, showing the rock-bound Andromeda being rescued from the Kraken by Perseus. To be fair, that's ''far'' from the ''only'' way the movie "distorts the mythic Greek"...

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* The movie ''Film/ClashOfTheTitans'' ''Film/{{Clash of the Titans|1981}}'' distorts the mythic Greek original somewhat, showing the rock-bound Andromeda being rescued from the Kraken by Perseus. To be fair, that's ''far'' from the ''only'' way the movie "distorts the mythic Greek"...
30th Jun '16 7:13:07 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''{{Bionicle}}'' serial ''Federation of Fear'', the former Makuta leader, Miserix, is found chained to a cave wall, unable to escape despite his incredible amount of special powers. He spent centuries there absorbing the nearby creatures into his own essence to pad out his armor and make himself grow, but the chains increased in size with him. This cruel imprisonment was actually meant to keep him (and his still loyal Makuta brethren tasked with killing him) out of harm's way, by making sure the then-current leader would not learn about his existence.

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* In the ''{{Bionicle}}'' ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' serial ''Federation of Fear'', the former Makuta leader, Miserix, is found chained to a cave wall, unable to escape despite his incredible amount of special powers. He spent centuries there absorbing the nearby creatures into his own essence to pad out his armor and make himself grow, but the chains increased in size with him. This cruel imprisonment was actually meant to keep him (and his still loyal Makuta brethren tasked with killing him) out of harm's way, by making sure the then-current leader would not learn about his existence.
22nd Apr '16 3:15:58 PM Discar
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* In ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive'', [[WeHaveReserves bridgemen]] that commit serious infractions, such as murder or repeated theft may be chained to a wall facing into a [[HostileWeather highstorm]]. This is tantamount to a death sentence, as highstorms are incredibly powerful, with winds capable of stripping skin off (assuming you aren't crushed by flying debris first).

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* In ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive'', ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive'': [[WeHaveReserves bridgemen]] that Bridgemen]] who commit serious infractions, such as murder or repeated theft theft, may be chained to a wall facing into a [[HostileWeather highstorm]]. This is tantamount to a death sentence, as highstorms are incredibly powerful, with winds capable of stripping skin off (assuming you aren't crushed by flying debris first).first), but it still allows the executioner to claim that "the Stormfather decided their fate," washing their hands of the matter.
7th Apr '16 3:47:11 AM Anddrix
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* In ''Film/{{The Maze Runner|2014}}'', Gally plans to tie Thomas and Teressa to posts in front of the opening to the maze and leave them as an offering for the grievers.

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* In ''Film/{{The Maze Runner|2014}}'', after the [[spoiler:Griever invasion, Gally plans to tie Thomas and Teressa Teresa to posts in front of the opening to the maze and leave them as an offering for the grievers.
Grievers]], in the hopes that [[spoiler:the Glade will return to normal]].
7th Apr '16 12:21:10 AM Anddrix
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* In ''Film/TheMazeRunner'', Gally plans to tie Thomas and Teressa to posts in front of the opening to the maze and leave them as an offering for the grievers.

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* In ''Film/TheMazeRunner'', ''Film/{{The Maze Runner|2014}}'', Gally plans to tie Thomas and Teressa to posts in front of the opening to the maze and leave them as an offering for the grievers.
28th Mar '16 9:11:37 AM Pinokio
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* ''VideoGame/KingsQuestIIIToHeirIsHuman'': After a maiden is eaten each year by a three-headed dragon, King Graham allows Princess Rosella to be tied to a stake to be eaten.
31st Jan '16 6:46:17 PM nombretomado
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* In ''TacticsOgre: [[GaidenGame The Knight of Lodis]]'', after completing [[WakeUpCallBoss Formello]], Alphonse [[CutsceneIncompetence gets captured]] and interrogated by [[TheDragon Nichart]]. After realizing that Alphonse doesn't know anything beyond the party line, Nichart buggers off, leaving Alphonse chained up in the dungeon to drown when the tide comes in. [[LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt Naturally]], he gets rescued, setting the next bit of the plot in motion.

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* In ''TacticsOgre: [[GaidenGame The Knight of Lodis]]'', ''VideoGame/TacticsOgreTheKnightOfLodis'', after completing [[WakeUpCallBoss Formello]], Alphonse [[CutsceneIncompetence gets captured]] and interrogated by [[TheDragon Nichart]]. After realizing that Alphonse doesn't know anything beyond the party line, Nichart buggers off, leaving Alphonse chained up in the dungeon to drown when the tide comes in. [[LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt Naturally]], he gets rescued, setting the next bit of the plot in motion.
28th Sep '15 5:48:49 PM Piando
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[[quoteright:267:[[Myth/GreekMythology http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Gustave_Moreau_Prometheus_7331.jpg]]]]

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[[quoteright:267:[[Myth/GreekMythology [[quoteright:267:[[Myth/ClassicalMythology http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Gustave_Moreau_Prometheus_7331.jpg]]]]
21st Sep '15 2:10:46 PM nombretomado
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* Loki, the {{Norse|Mythology}} trickster god from the Literature/{{Edda}} and father of Miðgarðsormur, Fenrir the wolf and the death goddess Hel. Was chained to a rock with the entrails of his murdered sons, and a snake hanging over him dripping poisonous acid into his face. Whenever his wife went outside to empty out the bowl she was holding up to catch the drops, Loki's pain made him writhe in his bonds, which created earthquakes. The prophecy was his chains would fail when Ragnarök start. Will be killed in the FinalBattle between the gods of Ásgarðr and their enemies.
* In Greek mythology, the Trojan princess Hesione was Chained to a Rock to appease a sea monster set loose because the king of Troy had cheated the gods of their payment for building the walls of Troy. Hercules rescued her. (Whereupon the king of Troy [[DudeWheresMyRespect tried to cheat him]], and Hercules sacked Troy.)

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* Loki, the {{Norse|Mythology}} Myth/{{Norse|Mythology}} trickster god from the Literature/{{Edda}} and father of Miðgarðsormur, Fenrir the wolf and the death goddess Hel. Was chained to a rock with the entrails of his murdered sons, and a snake hanging over him dripping poisonous acid into his face. Whenever his wife went outside to empty out the bowl she was holding up to catch the drops, Loki's pain made him writhe in his bonds, which created earthquakes. The prophecy was his chains would fail when Ragnarök start. Will be killed in the FinalBattle between the gods of Ásgarðr and their enemies.
* In Greek mythology, Myth/GreekMythology, the Trojan princess Hesione was Chained to a Rock to appease a sea monster set loose because the king of Troy had cheated the gods of their payment for building the walls of Troy. Hercules rescued her. (Whereupon the king of Troy [[DudeWheresMyRespect tried to cheat him]], and Hercules sacked Troy.)
29th Aug '15 12:52:00 AM foxley
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%%* ''Film/KingKong''

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%%* ''Film/KingKong''* In ''Film/KingKong'', the natives tie a young maiden to stakes outside the village and leave her as an offering for Kong. Ann Darrow becomes the last 'bride of Kong' to be offered.




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* In ''Film/TheMazeRunner'', Gally plans to tie Thomas and Teressa to posts in front of the opening to the maze and leave them as an offering for the grievers.
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