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26th Jan '17 7:03:06 PM DrFraud
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Sometimes, interrogating a comatose person for info will start to wake him up, or at least spike his EKG or EEG. He is then a ComatoseCanary. In SpeculativeFiction stories, heroes with {{Telepathy}} or telepahy-like technology may try an OrpheanRescue to wake them up. Other times, the coma is caused by an AstralProjection GoneHorriblyWrong.

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Sometimes, interrogating a comatose person for info will start to wake him up, or at least spike his EKG or EEG. He is then a ComatoseCanary. In SpeculativeFiction stories, heroes with {{Telepathy}} or telepahy-like telepathy-like technology may try an OrpheanRescue to wake them up. Other times, the coma is caused by an AstralProjection GoneHorriblyWrong.
20th Jan '17 1:36:48 PM Nazetrime
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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'': In Chapter 13, Onni sends a summon long-distance to help the crew deal with a PlagueZombie ZergRush. This causes him to get a PowerStrainBlackout induced DeepSleep. The DeepSleep in question lasted about two days when it happened to Lalli earlier in the story, but Onni's is likely to be longer due to the obviously higher level of the spell. In Chapter 14, that deals with the AfterActionPatchUp, Tuuri finds out about Onni's current state upon asking to talk to him over the radio to tell him some bad news. Since Onni doesn't handle bad news well, she considers the DeepSleep to be a good thing due to it giving Onni a few days of not knowing about the bad news in question.

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* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'': In Chapter 13, Onni sends a summon long-distance to help the crew deal with a PlagueZombie ZergRush. This causes him to get go into a PowerStrainBlackout induced DeepSleep. The DeepSleep in question lasted about two days when it happened to Lalli earlier in the story, but Onni's is likely to be longer due to the obviously higher level of the spell. In Chapter 14, that deals with the AfterActionPatchUp, Tuuri finds out about Onni's current state upon asking to talk to him over the radio to tell him some bad news. Since Onni doesn't handle bad news well, she considers the DeepSleep to be a good thing due to it giving Onni a few days of not knowing about the bad news in question.question, and even asks the rest of MissionControl to let her tell him over the radio rather than doing so themselves once he wakes up.
20th Jan '17 1:33:36 PM Nazetrime
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[[folder:Visual Novel]]
* ''WebComic/StandStillStaySilent'': In Chapter 13, Onni sends a summon long-distance to help the crew deal with a PlagueZombie ZergRush. This causes him to get a PowerStrainBlackout induced DeepSleep. The DeepSleep in question lasted about two days when it happened to Lalli earlier in the story, but Onni's is likely to be longer due to the obviously higher level of the spell. In Chapter 14, that deals with the AfterActionPatchUp, Tuuri finds out about Onni's current state upon asking to talk to him over the radio to tell him some bad news. Since Onni doesn't handle bad news well, she considers the DeepSleep to be a good thing due to it giving Onni a few days of not knowing about the bad news in question.
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16th Dec '16 3:24:02 PM SilverFang
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* ''Manga/DGrayMan'' 's Cross Marian seems to be in this boat. [[spoiler: In chapter 168 of the manga, he's discovered in his room, bleeding profusely, and seemingly dead. Following chapter, his body has disappeared, leaving behind his innocence and his mask, which is sporting a bullet hole. Cross' fate remains unknown for the following 53 chapters, before finally getting confirmation in recent chapter 222. Cross is shown in Road's dream, speaking with Allen, who's in Neah's subconscious after the latter awakens. After their conversation, Road mentions Allen finally going to the mansion to see Katerina, and that she wants Cross to continue sleeping until then.]]

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* ''Manga/DGrayMan'' 's Cross Marian seems to be in this boat. [[spoiler: In chapter 168 of the manga, manga -episode 1 of D.Gray-Man Hallow, he's discovered in his room, bleeding profusely, and seemingly dead. Following chapter, chapter and episode, his body has disappeared, leaving behind his innocence and his mask, which is sporting a bullet hole. Cross' His fate remains is still unknown for in the following 53 chapters, anime, as the series ends before finally the reveal. But manga-wise, his fate is revealed 53 chapters later. [[spoiler: Finally, the question of his status is answer in recent chapter 222 getting confirmation in recent chapter 222. Cross is shown in Road's dream, Nea's sub-conscious speaking with to Allen, who's in Neah's subconscious after the latter awakens.who has been there since Nea awakened. After their conversation, Road mentions Allen finally going to the mansion to see Katerina, and that she wants Cross to continue sleeping until then.]]
13th Aug '16 11:08:49 AM nombretomado
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* ''DGrayMan'' 's Cross Marian seems to be in this boat. [[spoiler: In chapter 168 of the manga, he's discovered in his room, bleeding profusely, and seemingly dead. Following chapter, his body has disappeared, leaving behind his innocence and his mask, which is sporting a bullet hole. Cross' fate remains unknown for the following 53 chapters, before finally getting confirmation in recent chapter 222. Cross is shown in Road's dream, speaking with Allen, who's in Neah's subconscious after the latter awakens. After their conversation, Road mentions Allen finally going to the mansion to see Katerina, and that she wants Cross to continue sleeping until then.]]

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* ''DGrayMan'' ''Manga/DGrayMan'' 's Cross Marian seems to be in this boat. [[spoiler: In chapter 168 of the manga, he's discovered in his room, bleeding profusely, and seemingly dead. Following chapter, his body has disappeared, leaving behind his innocence and his mask, which is sporting a bullet hole. Cross' fate remains unknown for the following 53 chapters, before finally getting confirmation in recent chapter 222. Cross is shown in Road's dream, speaking with Allen, who's in Neah's subconscious after the latter awakens. After their conversation, Road mentions Allen finally going to the mansion to see Katerina, and that she wants Cross to continue sleeping until then.]]
27th Jun '16 2:56:50 AM Mr.Bubbles
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* In ''VisualNovel/SuperDanganronpa2,'' it's revealed that [[spoiler: everyone who apparently "died" in the Neo World Program]] is comatose. It's especially convenient for [[spoiler: AI Junko, who intends to perform a GrandTheftMe on all of them.]]
24th Jun '16 9:03:08 PM nombretomado
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* Frequently used to NeverSayDie in the [[{{Bowdlerise}} Bowdlerisation]] of several Anime dubs intended to be syndicated on US television [[FourKids "For Kids"]]. Not really convenient for the victim, but rather for the dubbing company. Case-in-point, [[spoiler:Shun's mom]] in ''Anime/{{Bakugan}}''. (Which, admittedly, is dubbed by {{Nelvana}}...)

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* Frequently used to NeverSayDie in the [[{{Bowdlerise}} Bowdlerisation]] of several Anime dubs intended to be syndicated on US television [[FourKids [[Creator/FourKidsEntertainment "For Kids"]]. Not really convenient for the victim, but rather for the dubbing company. Case-in-point, [[spoiler:Shun's mom]] in ''Anime/{{Bakugan}}''. (Which, admittedly, is dubbed by {{Nelvana}}...)
22nd Jun '16 1:32:22 AM Tron80
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* In ''Fanfic/TheOneILoveIs'' Asuka was in a coma twice: after [[spoiler:attempting to kill herself]] and [[spoiler:after being gravely wounded in the final battle.]]
19th Jun '16 2:11:36 AM SilverFang
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* ''DGrayMan'' 's Cross Marian seems to be in this boat. [[spoiler: In chapter 168 of the manga, he's discovered in his room, bleeding profusely, and seemingly dead. Following chapter, his body has disappeared, leaving behind his innocence and his mask, which has a bullet hole in it. Cross' fate remains unknown for the following 53 chapters, before finally getting confirmation in recent chapter 222. Cross is shown in Road's dream and in Neah's subconscious, speaking with Allen. After their conversation, Road mentions Allen finally going to the mansion to see Katerina, and that she wants Cross to sleep until then.]]

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* ''DGrayMan'' 's Cross Marian seems to be in this boat. [[spoiler: In chapter 168 of the manga, he's discovered in his room, bleeding profusely, and seemingly dead. Following chapter, his body has disappeared, leaving behind his innocence and his mask, which has is sporting a bullet hole in it.hole. Cross' fate remains unknown for the following 53 chapters, before finally getting confirmation in recent chapter 222. Cross is shown in Road's dream and dream, speaking with Allen, who's in Neah's subconscious, speaking with Allen. subconscious after the latter awakens. After their conversation, Road mentions Allen finally going to the mansion to see Katerina, and that she wants Cross to sleep continue sleeping until then.]]
19th Jun '16 2:09:12 AM SilverFang
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* Cross Marian of ''DGrayMan'' seems to be in this boat. [[spoiler: In chapter 168 of the manga, he's discovered in his room, bleeding profusely, and seemingly dead. Following chapter, his body has disappeared, leaving behind his innocence and his mask, which has a bullet hole in it. Cross' fate remains unknown for the following 53 chapters, before finally getting confirmation in recent chapter 222. Cross is shown in Road's dream and in Neah's subconscious, speaking with Allen. After their conversation, Road mentions Allen finally going to the mansion to see Katerina, and that she wants Cross to sleep until then.]]

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* Cross Marian of ''DGrayMan'' 's Cross Marian seems to be in this boat. [[spoiler: In chapter 168 of the manga, he's discovered in his room, bleeding profusely, and seemingly dead. Following chapter, his body has disappeared, leaving behind his innocence and his mask, which has a bullet hole in it. Cross' fate remains unknown for the following 53 chapters, before finally getting confirmation in recent chapter 222. Cross is shown in Road's dream and in Neah's subconscious, speaking with Allen. After their conversation, Road mentions Allen finally going to the mansion to see Katerina, and that she wants Cross to sleep until then.]]
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