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10th Jun '16 11:01:57 AM Scorntex
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* In ComicBook/BlackestNight, a ''ComicBook/GreenLantern'' story, this is one of the methods the Star Sapphires (Violet Lanterns) use to recruit new members. The crystals they encase people in brainwash them to become more compassionate and compel them to join the Star Sapphires. A real mystery is that, as of the moment, the Star Sapphires are comprised only of women. They've trapped men before, but all have either broken free or were rescued by someone else.

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* In ComicBook/BlackestNight, a ''ComicBook/GreenLantern'' story, this ''Franchise/GreenLantern'': This is one of the methods the Star Sapphires (Violet Lanterns) use to recruit new members. The crystals they encase people in brainwash them to become more compassionate and compel them to join the Star Sapphires. A real mystery is that, as of the moment, the Star Sapphires are comprised only of women. They've Curiously, though they've trapped men before, but all have either broken free or were rescued by someone else.


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* ''ComicBook/ContestOfChampions:'' In the third series, contestants that refuse to take part are held in crystals (which seem to correspond to the colour of the Infinity Gems, for whatever reason). Normally, it's impossible to escape them, but Ares manages. Once [[spoiler:The Maestro]] takes over the show, he throws these out in favour of using cells.
16th May '16 11:56:52 AM Doug86
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* In the ''Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian'' story "Literature/TowerOfTheElephant" an evil sorcerer is trapped inside a plate-sized ruby, to suffer eternal torment from an extradimensional being he had previously trapped and tormented for power and knowledge.

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* In the ''Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian'' story "Literature/TowerOfTheElephant" "Literature/TheTowerOfTheElephant" an evil sorcerer is trapped inside a plate-sized ruby, to suffer eternal torment from an extradimensional being he had previously trapped and tormented for power and knowledge.
16th May '16 11:56:17 AM Doug86
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* In the ''Literature/ConanTheBarbarian'' story "Tower of the Elephant" an evil sorcerer is trapped inside a plate-sized ruby, to suffer eternal torment from an extradimensional being he had previously trapped and tormented for power and knowledge.

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* In the ''Literature/ConanTheBarbarian'' ''Franchise/ConanTheBarbarian'' story "Tower of the Elephant" "Literature/TowerOfTheElephant" an evil sorcerer is trapped inside a plate-sized ruby, to suffer eternal torment from an extradimensional being he had previously trapped and tormented for power and knowledge.
27th Apr '16 7:15:22 AM DannWoolf
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* At the halfway point of ''VideoGame/ChronoCross'', Kid is taken from your party and disappears for the remainder of the game (unless you count her dark doppelganger, [[spoiler:harle]]). She turns up during the final battle inside a crystal, which is actually the backside of the Time Devourer. Freeing Kid without killing her is how you unlock the GoldenEnding.

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* At the halfway point of ''VideoGame/ChronoCross'', Kid is taken from your party and disappears for the remainder of the game (unless you count her dark doppelganger, [[spoiler:harle]]).[[spoiler:Harle]]). She turns up during the final battle inside a crystal, which is actually the backside of the Time Devourer. Freeing Kid without killing her is how you unlock the GoldenEnding.
23rd Apr '16 12:48:29 PM MyFinalEdits
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* Sorta used in the Johto season of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''. [[spoiler: When Ash and Co. take a JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind of the shy Larvitar that Ash has been taking care of, Larvitar's fear of humans due to his DarkAndTroubledPast is symbolized by an image of the poor thing encased in crystal. It takes Ash [[IKnowYouAreInThereSomewhereFight lots of effort]] to get him to open up.]]

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* Sorta used in In the Johto season of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''. [[spoiler: When ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'', when Ash and Co. take a JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind of the shy Larvitar that Ash has been taking care of, Larvitar's fear of humans due to his DarkAndTroubledPast is symbolized by an image of the poor thing encased in crystal. It takes Ash [[IKnowYouAreInThereSomewhereFight lots of effort]] to get him to open up.]]



* An early ComicBook/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica story, "The Doom of the Star Diamond!"
** During the JLA Grant Morrison run, this happened to Triumph. He was a hero who turned bad due to a run of unbelievably crappy luck.

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* An early ComicBook/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica story, "The Doom of the Star Diamond!"
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ComicBook/JusticeLeagueOfAmerica: During the JLA Grant Morrison run, this happened to Triumph. He was a hero who turned bad due to a run of unbelievably crappy luck.luck.
%%**An early story, "The Doom of the Star Diamond!"



** And, of course, the card itself does exactly what you'd expect.
* In the ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'' [[AlternateUniverse Shard]] "Gunstar Autochthonia", [[EvilGenius the Magnus]] is imprisoned in a cell carved into Autochthon's Elemental Pole of Crystal.

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* ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'':
** And, of course, the card itself does exactly what you'd expect.
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In the ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}'' [[AlternateUniverse Shard]] "Gunstar Autochthonia", [[EvilGenius the Magnus]] is imprisoned in a cell carved into Autochthon's Elemental Pole of Crystal.



** In the DS remake of VideoGame/ChronoTrigger, this same awaits Schala when you face the bonus boss, Dream Devourer. Additionally, one of the exiles from Zeal, Melchior, is trapped in a crystal on the Mountain of Woe's peak.

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** * In the DS remake of VideoGame/ChronoTrigger, ''VideoGame/ChronoTrigger'', this same awaits Schala when you face the bonus boss, Dream Devourer. Additionally, one of the exiles from Zeal, Melchior, is trapped in a crystal on the Mountain of Woe's peak.



** In the first game of the original ''VideoGame/SpyroTheDragon'' series, most of the characters were (depending on whether you read the manual or play the game) either sealed in crystal or turned ''into'' crystal statues.

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** * In the first game of the original ''VideoGame/SpyroTheDragon'' series, most of the characters were (depending on whether you read the manual or play the game) either sealed in crystal or turned ''into'' crystal statues.



* Towards the end of ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Ocarina of Time]]'', Princess Zelda is imprisoned in a crystal. This is of course, the page picture.

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* ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'':
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Towards the end of ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime Ocarina of Time]]'', Princess Zelda is imprisoned in a crystal. This is of course, the page picture.



* Myzrael is a princess (elemental princess, note) trapped in a crystal in a quest in ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft''.

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* ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'':
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Myzrael is a princess (elemental princess, note) trapped in a crystal in a quest in ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft''.quest.



* ''VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy'' and ''VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy2'' had several Toads and Lumas trapped in crystals (possibly by [[BigBad Bowser]]), and Mario/Luigi had to spin said crystals to set them free.
** There are also [[TheGoomba Goombas]] trapped in crystals as well. Makes players wonder why Bowser wanted to trap his own minions in crystals along with his enemies.

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* ''VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy'' and ''VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy2'' had several Toads and Lumas trapped in crystals (possibly by [[BigBad Bowser]]), and Mario/Luigi had to spin said crystals to set them free.
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free. There are also [[TheGoomba Goombas]] trapped in crystals as well. Makes players wonder why Bowser wanted to trap his own minions in crystals along with his enemies.
22nd Apr '16 11:03:51 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* Sorta used in the Johto season of ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''. [[spoiler: When Ash and Co. take a JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind of the shy Larvitar that Ash has been taking care of, Larvitar's fear of humans due to his DarkAndTroubledPast is symbolized by an image of the poor thing encased in crystal. It takes Ash [[IKnowYouAreInThereSomewhereFight lots of effort]] to get him to open up.]]
18th Mar '16 1:13:53 PM Willbyr
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* Towards the end of ''TenchiInTokyo'', [[spoiler: Sasami]] is abducted by [[spoiler: Yuugi, whom she's a MoralityPet for]] and is locked inside one of these so she won't escape. [[spoiler: She's wearing a bracelet with a powerful gemstone (part of the MacGuffin), and when it begins to react to Tenchi and the girls's own shards, it breaks through the big gem and Sasami is saved.]]

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* Towards the end of ''TenchiInTokyo'', ''Anime/TenchiInTokyo'', [[spoiler: Sasami]] is abducted by [[spoiler: Yuugi, whom she's a MoralityPet for]] and is locked inside one of these so she won't escape. [[spoiler: She's wearing a bracelet with a powerful gemstone (part of the MacGuffin), and when it begins to react to Tenchi and the girls's own shards, it breaks through the big gem and Sasami is saved.]]



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14th Feb '16 12:06:40 PM LavaringX
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* [[spoiler: Rubirules]] in ''{{TOME}}'' has the ability to create these, which he uses to imprison [[spoiler: Kajet and the Dragon Bug]] during the climax of the series.
7th Feb '16 10:35:38 AM kithas
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* ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion Oblivion]]'' has soul gems, which [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin are gems in which you can trap souls]].

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* ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion Oblivion]]'' ''[[Franchise/TheElderScrolls The Elder Scrolls]]'' has soul gems, which [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin are gems in which you can trap souls]].souls]] to feed your [[SpellBlade magic weapon of choice]].
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