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18th Nov '17 12:18:36 PM Carliro
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* In ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' several Red spells are related to throwing stars at your opponents, though in some cases its ambiguous if these are meant to be actual stars or falling stars.
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15th Nov '17 8:18:32 AM ashlay
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* ''Literature/ReleaseThatWitch'': Roland eventually manages to beat [[spoiler:Zero]] in her MentalWorld by imagining a theoretical kinetic orbital strike weapon that drops thousands of pieces of metal slag from orbit, which under the effects of gravity and atmospheric entry turns it into flaming molten metal moving at high speed.
12th Nov '17 7:56:41 AM QuizzicalPieridine
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* ''VideoGame/SonicForces'': [[spoiler: Once the Phantom Ruby reached its full power, Dr. Eggman initiated his plan to eradicate the Resistance: have Infinite drop an artificial sun onto them.]]
7th Nov '17 7:34:48 PM CurledUpWithDakka
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* Used as a tactic by [[BrainInAJar Titan]] Agamemnon in ''Literature/LegendsOfDune]]'' during the invasion of Geidi Prime. He sends a cruiser on a collision course for a [[DeflectorShield scrambler field]] emitter that is keeping the [[RobotWar Thinking Machines]] from invading. The sheet kinetic force of the fall destroys a large part of the capital city.

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* Used as a tactic by [[BrainInAJar Titan]] Agamemnon in ''Literature/LegendsOfDune]]'' ''Literature/LegendsOfDune'' during the invasion of Geidi Prime. He sends a cruiser on a collision course for a [[DeflectorShield scrambler field]] emitter that is keeping the [[RobotWar Thinking Machines]] from invading. The sheet kinetic force of the fall destroys a large part of the capital city.
24th Oct '17 7:53:38 PM PaulA
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* In Creator/LarryNiven's ''A World Out of Time'', Earth develops extra-solar colonies, and they eventually go to war. ''By throwing planets at each other.'' The one headed for Earth is barely diverted, but causes the Sun to become a red giant star.

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* In Creator/LarryNiven's ''A World Out of Time'', ''Literature/AWorldOutOfTime'', Earth develops extra-solar colonies, and they eventually go to war. ''By throwing planets at each other.'' The one headed for Earth is barely diverted, but causes the Sun to become a red giant star.
16th Oct '17 11:03:14 PM gravious
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* ''Very'' narrowly averted during [[spoiler: the Eros incident]] in Series/TheExpanse. Though on a much smaller scale, it is ultimately played straight during [[spoiler: the attack on Ganymede]].
12th Oct '17 2:13:37 PM Malady
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* The D20 fantasy setting ''DragonMech'' is in the middle of having its moon descend upon the planet. This is quite possibly the worst thing to happen to the world of Highpoint in a very long time, given that it's ''already'' destroyed the societies of several different races and it hasn't actually hit yet.

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* The D20 fantasy setting ''DragonMech'' ''TabletopGame/DragonMech'' is in the middle of having its moon descend upon the planet. This is quite possibly the worst thing to happen to the world of Highpoint in a very long time, given that it's ''already'' destroyed the societies of several different races and it hasn't actually hit yet.
12th Oct '17 12:35:49 PM Tainted_Scholar
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* There is also the Theia Impact, a theory that suggest that the earth collided with an object the size of ''Mars''. The impact was so powerful and devastating that the debris launched from the earth formed the moon. Fortunately, nothing was alive at the time.

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* There is also the Theia Impact, a theory that suggest suggests that the earth collided with an object the size of ''Mars''. The impact was so powerful and devastating that the debris launched from the earth formed the moon. Fortunately, nothing was alive at the time.
12th Oct '17 12:34:56 PM Tainted_Scholar
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* There is also the Theia Impact, a theory that suggest that the earth collided with an object the size of ''Mars''. The impact was so powerful and devastating that the debris launched from the earth formed the moon. Fortunately, nothing was alive at the time.
6th Oct '17 11:06:07 AM Abodos
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* In ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime3Corruption'', the Pirates and Dark Samus drop Leviathans -- sentient Phazon asteroids, each with a BigBad inside -- on four planets, including their own. It's also implied that [[spoiler:the planet Phaaze]] was responsible for dropping two more on Tallon IV and Aether in the previous two games.

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* In ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime3Corruption'', the Pirates and Dark Samus drop Leviathans -- sentient Phazon asteroids, each with a BigBad inside -- on four planets, including their own. It's also implied that [[spoiler:the planet Phaaze]] was responsible for dropping two more on [[VideoGame/MetroidPrime Tallon IV IV]] and Aether [[VideoGame/MetroidPrime2Echoes Aether]] in the previous two games.games of the ''VideoGame/MetroidPrimeTrilogy''.
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