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30th Jun '16 7:16:09 PM nombretomado
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* Non-Earth example: In ''{{Bionicle}}'', [[spoiler: Makuta Teridax is killed when the planet-sized robot he's inhabiting has one of the moons of Bara Magna smash into his head. He was trying to invoke this trope by slamming it into the planet in a destructive manner, whereas Mata Nui was trying to gently merge the planet and moons together.]]

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* Non-Earth example: In ''{{Bionicle}}'', ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'', [[spoiler: Makuta Teridax is killed when the planet-sized robot he's inhabiting has one of the moons of Bara Magna smash into his head. He was trying to invoke this trope by slamming it into the planet in a destructive manner, whereas Mata Nui was trying to gently merge the planet and moons together.]]



* In the final arc of ''{{Bionicle}}'', [[spoiler:this is how they finally get rid of [[BigBad Makuta]] [[MagnificentBastard Teridax]].]]

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* In the final arc of ''{{Bionicle}}'', ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'', [[spoiler:this is how they finally get rid of [[BigBad Makuta]] [[MagnificentBastard Teridax]].]]



* ''{{Bionicle}}'': [[spoiler:Makuta finds himself, while controlling Mata Nui's original body, on the receiving end when [[KarmicDeath Aqua Magna returns the favor]].]]

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* ''{{Bionicle}}'': ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'': [[spoiler:Makuta finds himself, while controlling Mata Nui's original body, on the receiving end when [[KarmicDeath Aqua Magna returns the favor]].]]



* ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'': when [[spoiler:Mata Nui crashes onto Aqua Magna thanks to Makuta.]]

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* ''Franchise/{{Bionicle}}'': ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'': when [[spoiler:Mata Nui crashes onto Aqua Magna thanks to Makuta.]]
30th Jun '16 6:51:09 AM ScorpiusOB1
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* Not exactly asteroids, but one of the disasters induced by Yahweh on Earth, following the Literature/BookOfRevelation, in ''TheSalvationWar'' is to open portals from Heaven to New York at a height of one kilometers, and drop there ''big'' rocks. You can guess humans are NOT amused.
18th Jun '16 2:00:17 AM Onlythrice
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* In the Delta Episode of ''[[VideoGame/PokemonRubyandSapphire Pokemon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire]]'', you're tasked with stopping a meteor from destroying the world. The player then has to [[OlympusMons capture Rayquaza]], [[DragonRider ride it into space to destroy the meteor]], [[CrowningMomentofAwesome then battle Deoxys in space]].
8th Jun '16 11:26:50 AM Morgenthaler
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** ''ComicBook/XWingSeries'': Played with twice, using the ''Executor''-class star dreadnaught ''Lusankya''.

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** ''ComicBook/XWingSeries'': ''Literature/XWingSeries'': Played with twice, using the ''Executor''-class star dreadnaught ''Lusankya''.
8th Jun '16 11:26:29 AM Morgenthaler
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* Creator/PeterFHamilton's mighty ''NightsDawnTrilogy'' also features this, when villain Quinn Dexter forces the orbiting dozen or so asteroid habitats circling the planet Nyvan to crash into the planet, wiping out the half-billion or so inhabitants. He later plans to do this to Earth with its much bigger orbital network of asteroid settlements and its population of 39 billion, but is distracted by another plan and pursues that instead.

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* Creator/PeterFHamilton's mighty ''NightsDawnTrilogy'' ''Literature/NightsDawnTrilogy'' also features this, when villain Quinn Dexter forces the orbiting dozen or so asteroid habitats circling the planet Nyvan to crash into the planet, wiping out the half-billion or so inhabitants. He later plans to do this to Earth with its much bigger orbital network of asteroid settlements and its population of 39 billion, but is distracted by another plan and pursues that instead.
2nd Jun '16 2:47:21 PM TheOneWhoTropes
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* In ''LufiaII'' [[spoiler: Doom Fortress was used to attempt to destroy Parcelyte as a last ditch effort by Daos.]]

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* In ''LufiaII'' ''VideoGame/LufiaIIRiseOfTheSinistrals'' [[spoiler: Doom Fortress was used to attempt to destroy Parcelyte as a last ditch effort by Daos.]]
1st Jun '16 8:12:45 PM ykingofical
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** ''VideoGame/MegaManX4'' [[DownerBeginning "begins with the player trying (and failing)"]] to stop Mavericks from dropping a flying city, the Sky Lagoon, as a terrorist attack. The rest of the game consists of the Maverick Hunters starting a civil war slash killing spree in an attempt to figure out who's responsible. Then, at the end of the game, [[spoiler:the same thing almost happens again with the Repliforce space colony. but is stopped by the self-sacrifice of the Repliforce commander, General.]]
** ''VideoGame/MegaManX8'' plays with this as well, although this time it's the [[SpaceElevator "Jakob Orbital Elevator"]], which is a rarer version of the trope. Also, [[spoiler: it doesn't actually fall- Lumine just makes the threat.]]

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** ''VideoGame/MegaManX4'' [[DownerBeginning "begins begins with the player trying (and failing)"]] failing)]] to stop Mavericks from dropping a flying city, the Sky Lagoon, as a terrorist attack. The rest of the game consists of the Maverick Hunters starting a civil war slash killing spree in an attempt to figure out who's responsible. Then, at the end of the game, [[spoiler:the same thing almost happens again with the Repliforce space colony. but is stopped by the self-sacrifice of the Repliforce commander, General.]]
** ''VideoGame/MegaManX8'' plays with this as well, although this time it's the [[SpaceElevator "Jakob Jakob Orbital Elevator"]], Elevator]], which is a rarer version of the trope. Also, [[spoiler: it doesn't actually fall- Lumine [[BigBad Lumine]] just makes the threat.]]
1st Jun '16 8:07:29 PM ykingofical
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** The entire ''VideoGame/MegaMan" series is full of this trope- a solid 1/3 of the games in the series deal with either a threatened or actual colony drop, or they're picking up the pieces from the last one.
** ''VideoGame/MegaManX4'' [[DownerBeginning "begins with the player trying (and failing)"]] to stop Mavericks from dropping a flying city, the Sky Lagoon, as a terrorist attack. The rest of the game consists of the Maverick Hunters starting a civil war slash killing spree in an attempt to figure out who's responsible. Then, at the end of the game, [[spoiler:the same thing almost happens again with the Repliforce space colony. but is stopped by the self-sacrifice of the Repliforce commander, General.]]
** ''VideoGame/MegaManX8'' plays with this as well, although this time it's the [[SpaceElevator "Jakob Orbital Elevator"]], which is a rarer version of the trope. Also, [[spoiler: it doesn't actually fall- Lumine just makes the threat.]]
22nd May '16 1:52:29 AM PantaroP
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* In an episode of ''WesternAnimation/The7D'', Hildy Gloom has her eye on the largest diamond in the universe, the size of a small planet. She and her husband Grim try casting tractor beam spells to obtain it. In the end of the episode, it crushes their house.
21st May '16 5:20:23 PM nombretomado
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* In the third person shooter/strategy PS3 game ''VideoGame/{{Starhawk}}'', players call self-assembling structures down from orbiting ships. It's a common strategy to use both these structures and your own respawn pod to OHKO the enemy upon impact, even before the drop constructs itself into a turret or beam cannon (or whatever you happened to call down).

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* In the third person shooter/strategy PS3 [=PS3=] game ''VideoGame/{{Starhawk}}'', players call self-assembling structures down from orbiting ships. It's a common strategy to use both these structures and your own respawn pod to OHKO the enemy upon impact, even before the drop constructs itself into a turret or beam cannon (or whatever you happened to call down).
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