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14th Sep '17 9:33:38 AM nmn3r3
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** The Nartec, a race of sea-dwelling mutants, do this to captured ships' crews in their city. The Animorphs eventually find that the Hork-Bajir Controllers who fell into the city with them also suffered this fate.



* The Nartec, a race of sea-dwelling mutants, do this to captured ships' crews in their city in ''{{Literature/Animorphs}}''.
11th Sep '17 8:06:26 PM Dravencour
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* One of the most horrifying moments in ''Manga/NaruTaru'' takes place when Takeo and Shiina's parents find a CreepyDoll... '''with the decapitated head of Takeo's murdered best friend, Norio, mounted on it'''. Naturally, [[HeroicBSOD none of them take it well at all]].

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* One of the most horrifying moments in ''Manga/NaruTaru'' takes place when Takeo and Shiina's parents find a CreepyDoll... '''with the decapitated severed head of Takeo's murdered best friend, Norio, mounted on it'''. Naturally, [[HeroicBSOD none of them take it well at all]].
27th Aug '17 5:30:43 AM OlmoJV
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* ''Fanfic/TheUltimateEvil'': during the [[RewritingReality Demon World duology]] part of ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'', it's revealed that a year ago [[spoiler:Nataline Homato]] was killed by [[EvilOverlord Shendu]] after months of torture and [[spoiler:her]] body was placed on Hong Kong's wall to [[MakeAnExampleOfThem discourage the human slaves from even considering to defy him and his siblings]].

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* ''Fanfic/TheUltimateEvil'': during During the [[RewritingReality Demon World duology]] part of ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'', it's revealed that a year ago [[spoiler:Nataline [[HunterOfMonsters Nataline Homato]] was killed by [[EvilOverlord Shendu]] after months of torture and [[spoiler:her]] her body was placed on Hong Kong's wall to [[MakeAnExampleOfThem discourage the human slaves from even considering to defy him and his siblings]].
26th Aug '17 7:06:04 AM Morgenthaler
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* The main plotline of ''Film/{{Mother}}'' starts off with a dead teenage girl on display somewhere very visible, and the officer investigating says the perpetrator did it to boast. [[spoiler:The film actually gives a reason aside from the usual five mentioned in the trope description: the {{Accidental Murder}}er, who suffers from a peculiar version of amnesia, forgot very shortly after the act what hed done, panicked when he saw her, and put her in a very visible place so someone could help her, but [[YouAreTooLate it was too late]], and it was the middle of the night so no-one could see her anyway.]]

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* The main plotline of ''Film/{{Mother}}'' ''Film/{{Mother 2009}}'' starts off with a dead teenage girl on display somewhere very visible, and the officer investigating says the perpetrator did it to boast. [[spoiler:The film actually gives a reason aside from the usual five mentioned in the trope description: the {{Accidental Murder}}er, who suffers from a peculiar version of amnesia, forgot very shortly after the act what hed done, panicked when he saw her, and put her in a very visible place so someone could help her, but [[YouAreTooLate it was too late]], and it was the middle of the night so no-one could see her anyway.]]
12th Jul '17 1:40:37 PM gb00393
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** Multiple characters such as Oberyn Martell recall that after Clegane murdered Elia and her children, Tywin Lannister laying the bloodied bodies of Prince Rhaegar's children before Robert Baratheon in the Throne Room, wrapped in Lannister banners, as tokens of fealty at the end of Robert's Rebellion. In the books, Tywin would justify this as both him playing the bad guy for Robert Baratheon, and having had to go to such extremes to prove his loyalty since the Lannisters effectively took until war's end to pick a side.

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** Multiple characters such as Oberyn Martell recall that after Clegane murdered Elia and her children, Tywin Lannister laying laid the bloodied bodies of Prince Rhaegar's children before Robert Baratheon in the Throne Room, wrapped in Lannister banners, as tokens of fealty at the end of Robert's Rebellion. In the books, Tywin would justify this as both him playing the bad guy for Robert Baratheon, and having had to go to such extremes to prove his loyalty since the Lannisters effectively took until war's end to pick a side.
12th Jul '17 1:40:04 PM gb00393
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** Multiple characters recall Tywin Lannister laying the bloodied bodies of Prince Rhaegar's children before Robert as tokens of fealty at the end of Robert's Rebellion.

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** Multiple characters such as Oberyn Martell recall that after Clegane murdered Elia and her children, Tywin Lannister laying the bloodied bodies of Prince Rhaegar's children before Robert Baratheon in the Throne Room, wrapped in Lannister banners, as tokens of fealty at the end of Robert's Rebellion.Rebellion. In the books, Tywin would justify this as both him playing the bad guy for Robert Baratheon, and having had to go to such extremes to prove his loyalty since the Lannisters effectively took until war's end to pick a side.
4th Jul '17 2:55:49 PM SAMAS
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** The novelization stays that after Odaiba's attack, Japan laid its corpse out on Mt. Fuji as a show of defiance and warning to any other Kaiju to come around.
4th Jun '17 1:50:49 PM merotoker
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* At the very beginning of ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars 2}}'', the Lemons actually use Leland Turbo's compacted metal corpse as a warning for those who attempt to go near their oil rig.



* The body of The Flying Dutchman from ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' became a window display.

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* The body of The Flying Dutchman from ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants'' ''WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants'' became a window display.



* At the very beginning of ''WesternAnimation/{{Cars 2}}'', the Lemons actually use Leland Turbo's compacted metal corpse as a warning for those who attempt to go near their oil rig.



* The body of [[UsefulNotes/NorthKorea North Korean]] ruler Kim Il Sung is on display in Pyongyang in the Kumsusan Memorial Palace. The body of his son, Kim Jong Il, was also put on display there in December 2012, a year after his death.

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* The body of [[UsefulNotes/NorthKorea North Korean]] UsefulNotes/{{North Korea}}n ruler Kim Il Sung is on display in Pyongyang in the Kumsusan Memorial Palace. The body of his son, Kim Jong Il, was also put on display there in December 2012, a year after his death.



* Che Guevara's body was put on display for citizens to come and see for days after he was executed.

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* Che Guevara's UsefulNotes/CheGuevara's body was put on display for citizens to come and see for days after he was executed.



* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ye_Olde_Curiosity_Shop Ye Olde Curiosity Shop]] in {{Seattle}}, a cross of oddball souvenir shop, MuseumOfTheStrangeAndUnusual, and tourist trap on the waterfront has ''two'' mummified humans under glass - "Sylvester" and "Sylvia" (real names unknown). "Sylvester" died of a gunshot in Arizona back in the 1890's and "Sylvia" was likely a Spanish settler who died of tuberculosis back in the early 1800's and was mummified by the extremely cold and dry area she was laid to rest.

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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ye_Olde_Curiosity_Shop Ye Olde Curiosity Shop]] in {{Seattle}}, UsefulNotes/{{Seattle}}, a cross of oddball souvenir shop, MuseumOfTheStrangeAndUnusual, and tourist trap on the waterfront has ''two'' mummified humans under glass - "Sylvester" and "Sylvia" (real names unknown). "Sylvester" died of a gunshot in Arizona back in the 1890's and "Sylvia" was likely a Spanish settler who died of tuberculosis back in the early 1800's and was mummified by the extremely cold and dry area she was laid to rest.
27th May '17 11:48:51 PM TitoMosquito
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* In ''Tales of the Black Freighter'', a ShowWithinAShow of ''Comicbook/{{Watchmen}}'', the Captain saw the severed heads of his two daughters hanging by their hair, and his wife's head in a pike. They were calling for him to save them. However, it was just a hallucination, they are safe and alive. However, when he does make it home (but believing he's too late to save them), [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone he almost beats his own wife to death (thinking she was a pirate), right in front of his daughters]].

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* In ''Tales of the Black Freighter'', a ShowWithinAShow of ''Comicbook/{{Watchmen}}'', the Captain saw the severed heads of his two daughters hanging by their hair, and his wife's head in a pike. They were calling for him to save them. However, it was just a hallucination, they are safe alive and alive.safe. However, when he does make it home (but believing he's too late to save them), [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone he almost beats his own wife to death (thinking she was a pirate), right in front of his daughters]].
24th May '17 5:40:15 PM Bubbulze
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* [[spoiler:Chelsea's]] head is stuck on a pole in the center of a settlement in ''manga/AkameGaKill'' by TheEmpire.

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* [[spoiler:Chelsea's]] head is stuck on a pole in the center of a settlement in ''manga/AkameGaKill'' ''Manga/AkameGaKill'' by TheEmpire.
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