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10th Apr '18 11:22:22 PM TompaDompa
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* ''Film/{{Deewaar}}'': [[spoiler:Although technically not a widower as they didn't have time to get married, Vijay sets out for revenge after Anita is killed.]]
3rd Mar '18 5:29:42 PM TheNerevarine
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pier_Gerlofs_Donia Piers Gerlof Donia]] was a Frisian rebel, pirate and a [[TheBigGuy massive giant of a man]] whose village was plundered Habsburg-working mercenaries that also killed his kids and raped and murdered his wife. Not content with killing those responsible, he vowed to be a thorn on the Habsburgs' side, sinking 138 ships, burning two castles and destroying an army of 300 men. Despite these victories, he was unable to defeat a nation and retired disillusioned.

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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pier_Gerlofs_Donia Piers Gerlof Donia]] was a Frisian rebel, pirate and a [[TheBigGuy massive giant of a man]] whose [[DoomedHometown village was plundered plundered]] by Habsburg-working mercenaries that also killed his kids and raped and murdered his wife. Not content with killing those responsible, he vowed to be a thorn on the Habsburgs' side, sinking 138 ships, burning two castles and destroying an army of 300 men. Despite these victories, he was unable to defeat a nation and retired disillusioned.
2nd Mar '18 5:39:23 PM TheNerevarine
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pier_Gerlofs_Donia Piers Gerlof Donia]] was a Frisian rebel, pirate and a [[TheBigGuy massive giant of a man]] whose village was plundered Habsburg-working mercenaries that also killed his kids and raped and murdered his wife. Not content with killing those responsible, he vowed to be a thorn on the Habsburgs' side, sinking 138 ships, burning two castles and destroying an army of 300 men. Despite these victories, he was unable to defeat a nation and retired disillusioned.
22nd Jan '18 12:49:47 PM ftagn
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* Senua of ''Videogame/HellbladeSenuasSacrifice'' is a rare female example. The game follows her journey ToHellAndBack to save the soul of her slain lover [[TheLostLenore Dillion]], as she cuts through anything between them. [[spoiler: As the game progresses, it explores the psychological and emotional problems that stem from refusing to let a loved one go.]]
18th Jan '18 6:08:42 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* Possible deconstruction: [[spoiler: the Tharja from the Bad Future]] in ''VIdeoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', who never was the most stable person but went completely over the edge upon being widowed.
* Fiora's death in ''{{Videogame/Xenoblade}}'' is what inspires Shulk to want to hunt down Metal Face, and by extension, the Mechon.

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* Possible deconstruction: [[spoiler: the Tharja from the Bad Future]] in ''VIdeoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', who never was the most stable person but went completely over the edge upon being widowed.
* Fiora's death in ''{{Videogame/Xenoblade}}'' is what inspires Shulk to want to hunt down Metal Face, and by extension, the Mechon. [[spoiler: She turns out to have been NotQuiteDead, though.]]



** It's revealed in the ''Revelation'' route of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' that CoolOldGuy Gunter's [[spoiler:wife and child were murdered by Garon and his army, [[UpToEleven along with his entire]] [[DoomedHometown hometown]].]]
** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden'' and its remake "VideoGame/FireEmblemEchoesShadowsOfValentia'', Valbar's entire family (parents, wife, child, younger siblings) were murdered by pirates. He, his best friend Leon and the hired sellsword Kamui can be recruited if they survive the battle they first appear in, and from then on he fights for Celica's cause.

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** Possible deconstruction: [[spoiler: the Tharja from the Bad Future]] in ''VIdeoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'', who never was the most stable person but went completely over the edge upon being widowed.
** It's revealed in the ''Revelation'' route of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' that [[spoiler: CoolOldGuy Gunter's [[spoiler:wife Gunter]]'s wife and child were murdered by Garon and his army, [[UpToEleven [[spoiler:[[UpToEleven along with his entire]] [[DoomedHometown hometown]].]]
** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden'' and its remake "VideoGame/FireEmblemEchoesShadowsOfValentia'', Valbar's entire family (parents, wife, child, younger siblings) were murdered by pirates. He, his best friend Leon and the hired sellsword Kamui can be recruited if they survive the battle they first appear in, and from then on he fights for Celica's cause.
1st Dec '17 2:20:59 PM PrincessGwen
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** It's revealed in the ''Revelations'' route of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' that CoolOldGuy Gunter's [[spoiler:wife and child were murdered by Garon and his army, [[UpToEleven along with his entire]] [[DoomedHometown hometown]].]]

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** It's revealed in the ''Revelations'' ''Revelation'' route of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' that CoolOldGuy Gunter's [[spoiler:wife and child were murdered by Garon and his army, [[UpToEleven along with his entire]] [[DoomedHometown hometown]].]]
24th Nov '17 8:52:00 AM GlitteringFlowers
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** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemEchoesShadowsOfValentia'', Valbar's entire family (parents, wife, child, younger siblings) were murdered by pirates. He, his best friend Leon and the hired sellsword Kamui can be recruited if they survive the battle they first appear in, and from then on he fights for Celica's cause.

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** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemEchoesShadowsOfValentia'', ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden'' and its remake "VideoGame/FireEmblemEchoesShadowsOfValentia'', Valbar's entire family (parents, wife, child, younger siblings) were murdered by pirates. He, his best friend Leon and the hired sellsword Kamui can be recruited if they survive the battle they first appear in, and from then on he fights for Celica's cause.
24th Nov '17 8:51:28 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* It's revealed in the ''Revelations'' route of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' that CoolOldGuy Gunter's [[spoiler:wife and child were murdered by Garon and his army, [[UpToEleven along with his entire]] [[DoomedHometown hometown]].]]

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It's revealed in the ''Revelations'' route of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' that CoolOldGuy Gunter's [[spoiler:wife and child were murdered by Garon and his army, [[UpToEleven along with his entire]] [[DoomedHometown hometown]].]]]]
** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemEchoesShadowsOfValentia'', Valbar's entire family (parents, wife, child, younger siblings) were murdered by pirates. He, his best friend Leon and the hired sellsword Kamui can be recruited if they survive the battle they first appear in, and from then on he fights for Celica's cause.
4th Oct '17 10:10:26 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* [[spoiler: Yuuichirou Minamoto]] was about to become this in Manga/PrivateActress, as [[spoiler: his girlfriend Misaki was cruelly DrivenToSuicide]]. [[spoiler: But Misaki's killer, Satoka, turned out to be ''very'' GenreSavvy... and Yuuichirou ends dying instead.]]

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* [[spoiler: Yuuichirou Minamoto]] was about to become this in Manga/PrivateActress, ''Manga/PrivateActress'', as [[spoiler: his girlfriend Misaki was cruelly DrivenToSuicide]]. [[spoiler: But Misaki's killer, Satoka, turned out to be ''very'' GenreSavvy...savvy... and Yuuichirou ends dying instead.]]
3rd Oct '17 10:18:50 AM Brady515
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* Michael Knight in what was originally supposed to be the series finale of ''Series/KnightRider''. Having just burned out at his job after the last case, he plans to quit the Foundation and is reunited with Stevie Mason, his fiance from his previous life as Michael Long. Just after Michael announces his retirement, they get married... only to have the bad guy chasing Michael kill her (while aiming for him) just minutes after they were wed. After that, the rest of the episode has Michael on a warpath to get his revenge.

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* Michael Knight in what was originally supposed to be the series finale of ''Series/KnightRider''. Having just burned out at his job after the last case, he plans to quit the Foundation and is reunited with Stevie Mason, his fiance from his previous life "life" as Michael Long. Just after Michael announces his retirement, they get married... only to have the bad guy chasing Michael kill her (while aiming for him) just minutes after they were wed. After that, the rest of the episode has Michael on a warpath to get his revenge.
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