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26th Jan '17 7:08:26 PM PaulA
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* At the start of ''Literature/TheNakedSun'' in Creator/IsaacAsimov's Elijah Bailey crime trilogy, Bailey is told he will get a possible promotion to class 7 if he accepts and does a good job, meaning his family will be looked after, he will get better rations, better showers and all that comes with it. However with the offer comes the unspoken threat of declassification if he refuses.
** In another Asimov example, ''[[Literature/{{Foundation}} Foundation's Edge]]'', Trevize is told that if he completes his mission he will be allowed to return to his homeworld as a reward, if he doesn't, they'll blow him up if he tries to get near.

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At the start of ''Literature/TheNakedSun'' in Creator/IsaacAsimov's ''Literature/TheNakedSun'', Elijah Bailey crime trilogy, Bailey is told he will get a possible promotion to class 7 if he accepts and does a good job, meaning his family will be looked after, he will get better rations, better showers and all that comes with it. However with the offer comes the unspoken threat of declassification if he refuses.
** In another Asimov example, ''[[Literature/{{Foundation}} Foundation's Edge]]'', ''Literature/FoundationsEdge'', Trevize is told that if he completes his mission he will be allowed to return to his homeworld as a reward, if he doesn't, they'll blow him up if he tries to get near.
10th Nov '16 2:37:20 PM ElodieHiras
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* Evil version from ''VideoGame/{{Payday2}}'': The Dentist gives Dallas two choices: take part in several high risk high reward heists and get his share of the loot as well as a shot to release one of Dallas' fellow career criminal Hoxton from prison, or refuse and have the Dentist use his connections to take out the whole Payday gang.
4th Nov '16 10:05:35 PM mat
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This is specifically for those instances when the same person (usually TheHerald) will initiate both the reward and the punishment. For example, if the hero is called upon to defuse a bomb, he might expect to be rewarded for succeeding, while the ''natural'' consequence of failing is being blown up. But that is ''not'' this trope.

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This is specifically for those instances when the same person (usually TheHerald) will initiate both the reward and the punishment. For example, Contrastly, if the hero is called upon to defuse a bomb, he might expect to be rewarded for succeeding, while the ''natural'' consequence of failing is being blown up. But that That is ''not'' this trope.
13th Oct '16 12:37:02 AM MockFerret
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* in the ''Series/DoctorWho'' serial ''The Ribos Operation'', the Doctor is commissioned by the [[OurGodsAreDifferent White Guardian]] to retrieve the [[MacGuffin Key to Time]].
-->'''The Doctor''': And if I don't?\\
'''Guardian''': Nothing.\\
'''The Doctor''': Nothing? You mean nothing will happen to me?.\\
'''Guardian''': Nothing at all. ''[[FateWorseThanDeath Ever.]]''
28th Jan '16 9:31:02 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''RunFatBoyRun'', Dennis' motivation to run the marathon starts out as "prove to the woman I love that I have the willpower to see something through to the end". However, following her GuessWhoImMarrying scene he gives up on winning her back. By now there are other people involved, though; his {{Cranky Land|lord}}lady threatens to call off his back rent if he finishes the race or kick him into the street if he doesn't, and his best friend has bet a lot of money on him (with [[LondonGangster dodgy people]]) and falls out with him when he quits.

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* In ''RunFatBoyRun'', ''Film/RunFatBoyRun'', Dennis' motivation to run the marathon starts out as "prove to the woman I love that I have the willpower to see something through to the end". However, following her GuessWhoImMarrying scene he gives up on winning her back. By now there are other people involved, though; his {{Cranky Land|lord}}lady threatens to call off his back rent if he finishes the race or kick him into the street if he doesn't, and his best friend has bet a lot of money on him (with [[LondonGangster dodgy people]]) and falls out with him when he quits.



* A villainous version in ''Film/TheAvengers''; Loki wants to get revenge against [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor his brother]] and TakeOverTheWorld into the bargain, and enlists the help of prospective GalacticConqueror Thanos and the Chitauri to do so (he gets to rule Earth; they get the Tesseract to aid them in conquering everything else). Early on in the movie, it's made painfully clear to him that should the conquest of Earth ''fail'', he will be held entirely responsible and punished in ways he could not begin to imagine. In the FinalBattle, he's almost [[ThickerThanWater talked out of his vendetta]], but he's clearly terrified of what Thanos would do to him, and claims that it's "too late for that."

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* A villainous version in ''Film/TheAvengers''; ''Film/TheAvengers2012''; Loki wants to get revenge against [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor his brother]] and TakeOverTheWorld into the bargain, and enlists the help of prospective GalacticConqueror Thanos and the Chitauri to do so (he gets to rule Earth; they get the Tesseract to aid them in conquering everything else). Early on in the movie, it's made painfully clear to him that should the conquest of Earth ''fail'', he will be held entirely responsible and punished in ways he could not begin to imagine. In the FinalBattle, he's almost [[ThickerThanWater talked out of his vendetta]], but he's clearly terrified of what Thanos would do to him, and claims that it's "too late for that."
5th Nov '15 8:18:32 AM nombretomado
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* A villainous version in ''Film/TheAvengers''; Loki wants to get revenge against [[TheMightyThor his brother]] and TakeOverTheWorld into the bargain, and enlists the help of prospective GalacticConqueror Thanos and the Chitauri to do so (he gets to rule Earth; they get the Tesseract to aid them in conquering everything else). Early on in the movie, it's made painfully clear to him that should the conquest of Earth ''fail'', he will be held entirely responsible and punished in ways he could not begin to imagine. In the FinalBattle, he's almost [[ThickerThanWater talked out of his vendetta]], but he's clearly terrified of what Thanos would do to him, and claims that it's "too late for that."

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* A villainous version in ''Film/TheAvengers''; Loki wants to get revenge against [[TheMightyThor [[ComicBook/TheMightyThor his brother]] and TakeOverTheWorld into the bargain, and enlists the help of prospective GalacticConqueror Thanos and the Chitauri to do so (he gets to rule Earth; they get the Tesseract to aid them in conquering everything else). Early on in the movie, it's made painfully clear to him that should the conquest of Earth ''fail'', he will be held entirely responsible and punished in ways he could not begin to imagine. In the FinalBattle, he's almost [[ThickerThanWater talked out of his vendetta]], but he's clearly terrified of what Thanos would do to him, and claims that it's "too late for that."
20th Jul '15 4:11:53 AM Willbyr
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-->--'''[[OneSceneWonder Blake]]''', ''GlengarryGlenRoss''

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-->--'''[[OneSceneWonder Blake]]''', ''GlengarryGlenRoss''
''Film/GlengarryGlenRoss''






* In ''NinjaScroll'', Jubei initially doesn't want to fight against the Seven Devils of Kimon, having nearly died fighting Tessei and barely escaping from Benisato. Dakuan offers him a generous sum of gold but Jubei still refuses. Then Dakuan reveals the throwing star he used to break Benisato's hypnosis was poisoned. If Jubei agrees to work for Dakuan, he gets the gold and the antidote. Otherwise, he'll die.

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* In ''NinjaScroll'', ''Anime/NinjaScroll'', Jubei initially doesn't want to fight against the Seven Devils of Kimon, having nearly died fighting Tessei and barely escaping from Benisato. Dakuan offers him a generous sum of gold but Jubei still refuses. Then Dakuan reveals the throwing star he used to break Benisato's hypnosis was poisoned. If Jubei agrees to work for Dakuan, he gets the gold and the antidote. Otherwise, he'll die.



* A scene added to the movie version of ''GlengarryGlenRoss'' to add some urgency to the plot has a [[InhumanResources corporate hatchet-man]] bluntly inform the sales team that in addition to the usual prizes for the top closers, the worst closers will be fired at the end of the week.

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* A scene added to the movie version of ''GlengarryGlenRoss'' ''Film/GlengarryGlenRoss'' to add some urgency to the plot has a [[InhumanResources corporate hatchet-man]] bluntly inform the sales team that in addition to the usual prizes for the top closers, the worst closers will be fired at the end of the week.
7th Jan '15 12:42:25 AM Deblin
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** Then, he largely intentionally brought in all of the avengers and pointed them in the right direction to foil the plot with increasingly unsubtle hints, and in his next film appearance he [[spoiler: faked his death]] well enough to fool a pack of PhysicalGods, so he may have been taking [[TakeAThirdOption an escape hatch]] out instead of actually accepting the call.
7th Jan '15 12:28:28 AM azul120
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21st Sep '13 4:15:30 AM TypoKiller
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TheHero has received the CallToAdventure, but has [[RefusedTheCall refused it]]. He is then told he will receive a reward for accepting it. If he doesn't do it, something suitably horrible will happen to him. Simply, this is a way that [[TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive the hero is forced to answer the call.]]

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TheHero has received the CallToAdventure, but has [[RefusedTheCall refused it]]. He is then told he will receive a reward for accepting it. If he doesn't do it, something suitably horrible will happen to him. Simply, Simply put, this is a way that [[TheCallKnowsWhereYouLive the hero is forced to answer the call.]]
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