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17th May '17 5:58:55 AM rafi
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* The Enchantress, who's fought ComicBook/TheMightyThor among others, has the power to seduce people and give them a kiss that puts them under her control.

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* The Enchantress, ComicBook/TheEnchantress, who's fought ComicBook/TheMightyThor among others, has the power to seduce people and give them a kiss that puts them under her control.
6th May '17 4:20:19 PM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/TheSpiritThief'', Eli is supernaturally good at sweet-talking spirits, convincing them to do what he'd like them to. It's partly derived from the fact that he's [[spoiler:the Favourite of the Shepherdess, the goddess of spirits.]]
25th Apr '17 5:43:32 AM sgamer82
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* The title character of the ''Podcast/RedPandaAdventures'' is an accomplished hypnotist. The Red Panda uses this skill primarily for interrogation or removing inconvenient memories from others, such as information about his and his sidekick's secret identities. He also tends to quickly recognize when an enemy is using hypnosis of their own.
13th Mar '17 5:03:34 AM Doug86
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* ''TabletopGame/WarhammerFantasy'' and ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40K'': The Chaos god/dess of desire, Slaanesh, is so beautiful no mortal can look at hir and not immediately be enthralled.

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* ''TabletopGame/WarhammerFantasy'' and ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40K'': ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'': The Chaos god/dess of desire, Slaanesh, is so beautiful no mortal can look at hir and not immediately be enthralled.
5th Mar '17 4:41:43 PM ShivaIndis
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* ''Anime/{{Nightwalker}}'' has a ILoveYouVampireSon / IHateYouVampireDad interplay going on between the hero, Shido, and his obssesive sire, Cain. Cain frequently attempts to mesmerize Shido into coming back to him, and the only thing that keeps it from working is HeroicWillpower.
3rd Feb '17 4:30:59 PM Xtifr
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* The short stories "What Song The Sirens Sang" by Charles Sheffield and "Ignition Point!" by Creator/IsaacAsimov use the premise that sufficiently sophisticated analysis of human reactions makes it possible to automatically generate highly compelling political speeches. In the Asimov story, the psychological feedback from the fired-up audience fires up the speaker to the point of [[MagicFeather no longer needing the specially written speeches]].

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* The short stories "What Song The Sirens Sang" by Charles Sheffield Creator/CharlesSheffield and "Ignition Point!" by Creator/IsaacAsimov use the premise that sufficiently sophisticated analysis of human reactions makes it possible to automatically generate highly compelling political speeches. In the Asimov story, the psychological feedback from the fired-up audience fires up the speaker to the point of [[MagicFeather no longer needing the specially written speeches]].
2nd Feb '17 12:41:50 PM kome360
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* ''VideoGame/EnterTheGungeon'' has a few guns and items that will charm foes into temporarily fighting for you. This doesn't really change the game as enemy attacks are weak against themselves, but it does stall their assault on you for a few precious seconds. The shopkeepers have kinetic barriers to prevent you from shooting them with charm bullets (or just killing them), BUT if you have a Charm Horn you can "convince" shopkeepers to part with an extra item for free. You can even buy the charm horn and then use it ''on the very vendor you bought it from''. The reason why this isn't such a game breaker is the game's karma system: steal too much stuff and an unkillable, uncharmable BulletHell GrimReaper follows you everywhere and shoots at you until you die.
27th Dec '16 6:55:29 AM MiddleEighth
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[[folder: Fan Works]]
*Used on the Trevans to convince them to take a vacation from the Border Crossroads Inn in ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone: The Soft World''. It was supposed to last for a long time, but because the caster was not a specialist in that kind of magic, the Trevans broke out of it nine days after they left the Inn.
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23rd Nov '16 6:41:50 AM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/TheTraitorSonCycle'', the most powerful sorcerers, called the Powers of the Wild, can bend minds of other Wild creatures to obey them and fight for them.
12th Nov '16 5:11:57 AM Gowan
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* In ''Literature/TheInvisibleLibrary'', the librarians have the Language, which the protagonist mostly uses to tell inanimate objects to do her bidding, but can also use on people in an emergency. (It is also used by the librarians to identify each other, as only they can speak it.) Objects and people alike can only be commanded to do things that are not too much against their inherent nature, and the more against nature a command is, the sooner the effect will break.
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