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2nd Jan '17 11:22:54 AM ZimFan89
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* In chapter 12 of ''FanFic/QueenOfAllOni'', Finn was apparently expecting this of Jackie during the HostageForMacGuffin exchange. However, he didn't actually ''say'' it, so the whole J-Team shows up.
-->'''Finn''': I told you to come alone!
-->'''Jackie''': ...No you didn't.
-->'''[[DeadpanSnarker Right]]''': He's right, you were rather vague.
23rd Dec '16 3:28:36 AM JackG
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* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}''. In "The Rapture", Sam notes that when they ask you to ComeAlone, then TrapIsTheOnlyOption. Dean however has a plan. [[HypocriticalHumor They get caught anyway.]]
23rd Nov '16 1:15:04 AM JackG
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* ''Series/{{Lucifer}}''. [[DirtyCop Malcolm]] kidnaps the daughter of Detective Chloe Decker and insists she come alone for a HostageForMacGuffin trade. Just as she's about to be killed, Lucifer turns up for a BigDamnHeroes.
-->'''Chloe:''' You ''promised'' you'd let me go alone.
-->'''Lucifer:''' ''True'', but...[[LoopholeAbuse didn't say anything about following.]]
29th Oct '16 2:27:56 PM nombretomado
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* In ''GuildWars2'', as a couple of lower-caste charr bargain with you to join them alone in the woods to assist them with a job. Even your party is smart enough to warn you that it's a horrible idea. [[spoiler: But in the end, the trope is subverted when they completely fulfill their end of the bargain with no shenanagins. One of them lampshades the trope in response to your character's surprise of their trustworthiness.]]

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* In ''GuildWars2'', ''VideoGame/GuildWars2'', as a couple of lower-caste charr bargain with you to join them alone in the woods to assist them with a job. Even your party is smart enough to warn you that it's a horrible idea. [[spoiler: But in the end, the trope is subverted when they completely fulfill their end of the bargain with no shenanagins. One of them lampshades the trope in response to your character's surprise of their trustworthiness.]]
2nd Oct '16 7:24:47 AM OlmoJV
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2nd Oct '16 7:24:06 AM OlmoJV
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* In the 26th chapter of ''Fanfic/OldWest'', Sheriff Rango is called this way to a meeting with [[BigBad Dufayel]]. In this instance, Rango is not lured into a trap, with Dufayel being a LawfulEvil businessman, and both parties leave without bloodshed after their futile bargaining.
1st Sep '16 4:11:05 AM JackG
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* Discussed in ''NowhereMan''. Thomas Veil is an {{Unperson}} who is being called by a MysteriousInformant with information about why his life was taken away. He schedules a time and place for them to meet. A suspicious Tom tells him he forgot to say come alone. The informant didn't say it because he knows in Tom situation he has no friends or anyone he can trust so he felt no need to mention it.

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* Discussed in ''NowhereMan''. Thomas Veil is an {{Unperson}} who is being called by a MysteriousInformant with information about why his life was taken away. He schedules a time and place for them to meet. A suspicious Tom tells him he forgot to say come alone. The informant didn't say it because he knows in Tom Tom's situation he has no friends or anyone he can trust so he felt no need to mention it.
1st Sep '16 4:10:07 AM JackG
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* ''Series/{{Angel}}''. After Wesley is expelled from the Fang Gang, AmoralAttorney Lilah Morgan sends him an anonymous email asking for a meeting with "Come Alone". When Wesley turns up she taunts him that of course he was going to come alone, as he no longer has any friends.

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* ''Series/{{Angel}}''. After Wesley is expelled from the Fang Gang, AmoralAttorney Team Angel, [[AmoralAttorney Lilah Morgan Morgan]] sends him an anonymous email asking for a meeting with "Come Alone". When Wesley turns up she taunts him that of course he was going to come alone, as he no longer has any friends.
28th Aug '16 3:51:26 AM JackG
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* ''Series/DoctorWho''. Inverted in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E1TheMagiciansApprentice The Magician's Apprentice]]" when Missy insists that UNIT bring eight snipers ("Three for each heart, and [[BizarreAlienBiology two for my brain stem]]") to her meeting with Clara Oswald, because [[TheDreaded Clara might not risk it otherwise]]. She's not worried about being shot because Missy knows UNIT [[CantKillYouStillNeedYou can't afford to kill her]]; in fact she disintegrates a couple of them [[ForTheEvulz just to drive the point home]].

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* ''Series/DoctorWho''. Inverted in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E1TheMagiciansApprentice The Magician's Apprentice]]" when Missy insists that UNIT bring eight snipers ("Three for each heart, and [[BizarreAlienBiology each heart]], and two for my brain stem]]") stem") to her meeting with Clara Oswald, because [[TheDreaded Clara might not risk it otherwise]]. She's not worried about being shot because Missy knows UNIT [[CantKillYouStillNeedYou can't afford to kill her]]; in fact she disintegrates a couple of them [[ForTheEvulz just to drive the point home]].
28th Aug '16 3:50:21 AM JackG
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* ''Series/DoctorWho''. Inverted in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E1TheMagiciansApprentice The Magician's Apprentice]]" when Missy insists that UNIT bring eight snipers ("Three for each heart, and two for my brain stem") to her meeting with Clara Oswald, because [[TheDreaded Clara might not risk it otherwise]]. She's not worried about being shot because Missy knows UNIT [[CantKillYouStillNeedYou can't afford to kill her]]; in fact she disintegrates a couple of them [[ForTheEvulz just to drive the point home]].

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** Reese is told to come alone when meeting with Elias in "Pretenders". Given that Reese is a OneManArmy and Elias a FriendlyEnemy, he does come alone. Elias however does not, as Reese discovers when he threatens the mob boss.
-->'''Reese:''' Give me one good reason why I shouldn't take you out right now.
-->'''Elias:''' I'll give you three. [Guns cocking] All pointed at your head.
* ''Series/DoctorWho''. Inverted in "[[Recap/DoctorWhoS35E1TheMagiciansApprentice The Magician's Apprentice]]" when Missy insists that UNIT bring eight snipers ("Three for each heart, and [[BizarreAlienBiology two for my brain stem") stem]]") to her meeting with Clara Oswald, because [[TheDreaded Clara might not risk it otherwise]]. She's not worried about being shot because Missy knows UNIT [[CantKillYouStillNeedYou can't afford to kill her]]; in fact she disintegrates a couple of them [[ForTheEvulz just to drive the point home]].
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