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27th Mar '17 8:10:29 PM redandready45
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* Ginny in ''FanFic/TheVerySecretDiary'' puts up one ''hell'' of a fight against Tom Riddle in the final chapters. Even when she's utterly powerless and she knows it, she continues to try and find opportunities to defy him, snark at him, and make things as difficult for him as possible.

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* Ginny in ''FanFic/TheVerySecretDiary'' puts up one ''hell'' of a fight against Tom Riddle in the final chapters. Even when she's utterly powerless and she knows it, she continues to try and find opportunities to defy him, snark at him, and make things as difficult for him as possible.possible, [[spoiler: [[SubvertedTrope until he reveals his TRUE identity]]. Then she starts weeping and begging for her mom]].
15th Mar '17 12:34:15 PM rafi
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* In ''Manga/{{Saiyuki}}'', Sanzou is caught by a scorpion lady, and is paralyzed by some sort of spell. Just barely able to talk, he manages to insult the woman enough that she starts beating him up... only for him to turn it around when it turns out the beating dispelled the magic and freed him.

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* In ''Manga/{{Saiyuki}}'', Sanzou is caught ''Anime/AldnoahZero'', [[spoiler: Count Saazbuum taunts Slaine for failing to land a killing blow after he shoots and severely wounds Princess Asselyum, though he's on his way to bleeding out. Seconds later, Inaho, held at gunpoint by Slaine, smiles as he tries to draw a scorpion lady, gun and is paralyzed by some sort of spell. Just barely able to talk, he manages to insult shot.]]
* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'': While
the woman enough that she starts beating him up... only for him to turn it around majority of characters are anything but this when it turns faced with a Titan the same can't be said for Eren who won't give up even when in a Titan's mouth about to be chomped.
** A RedShirt in the Survey Corps goes
out stabbing a Titan in the beating dispelled face ranting about how Levi will kill it, which proceeds to happen moments later too.
* In ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'', Germany fits this trope whenever he's captured and anticipating torture at
the magic hands of the Allies. Italy...[[LovableCoward doesn't]]
* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'':
** Ichigo Kurosaki continues to fight a hopeless battle against his nemesis Ulquiorra, refusing to ever put down his sword. Ulquiorra kills Ichigo to prove his point on humans; Ichigo gets better...[[CameBackWrong ish.]]
** Surprisingly, Loly does this too. When Yammy is about to kill her, Loly, knowing she's outclassed, says, "I said ''scumbag''."
** Even [[spoiler: [[BigBad Aizen]]]] gets in on this. While his final defeat had him [[VillainousBreakdown yelling
and freed him.screaming]] ThisCannotBe, by the time he's about to be sentenced for his crimes, he just [[GracefulLoser smiles smugly]] and suggests the Central 46 have no moral authority to judge him at all. The Central 46 are so intimidated by his calm they increase his sentence... to 20 millenia. It doesn't cow him at all.



* Date Masamune does this in the ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'' anime when Nobunaga is about to [[EyeScream poke out his remaining eye]].

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* Date Masamune does this The ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' TV special ''A Solitary Final Battle ~The Father of Z-Warrior Kakarrot, who Challenged Freeza~'' (Known as ''Bardock: The Father of Goku'' in English) features Bardock, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Goku's father who challenged Freeza]] in a futile attempt to change the ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'' anime fate of the Saiyans.
** In ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'',
when Nobunaga Zamasu is grabbed by Beerus and about to [[EyeScream poke out be disintegrated by him, he simply shoots a DeathGlare to the God Of Destruction. Considering that most other villains would have suffer any form of VillainousBreakdown by now, that's quite an achievement.
* ''Manga/FairyTail'': [[spoiler: [[PlayingWithFire King of the Fire Dragons]] and [[TheHero Natsu's]] dad, Igneel]] gets
his remaining eye]].entire [[TorsoWithAView torso]] ripped away by [[spoiler: [[TheDreaded Black Dragon of the Apocalypse]] Acnologia]] in a SingleStrokeBattle before being finished off by his BreathWeapon. [[spoiler:Igneel]] makes sure his opponent never forgets about him by tearing off [[AnArmAndALeg his entire left arm]] in that very same exchange, also landing the first permanent injury that [[spoiler:[[NighInvulnerable Acnologia]]]] has ever received.
* ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'': [[BigBad Raoh]] wants to find the identity of the last General of Nanto from an already mortally wounded Juuza. With his last breath, Juuza just joke him.



* In ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'', Ichigo Kurosaki continues to fight a hopeless battle against his nemesis Ulquiorra, refusing to ever put down his sword. Ulquiorra kills Ichigo to prove his point on humans; Ichigo gets better...[[CameBackWrong ish.]]
** Surprisingly, Loly does this too. When Yammy is about to kill her, Loly, knowing she's outclassed, says, "I said ''scumbag''."
** Even [[spoiler: [[BigBad Aizen]]]] gets in on this. While his final defeat had him [[VillainousBreakdown yelling and screaming]] ThisCannotBe, by the time he's about to be sentenced for his crimes, he just [[GracefulLoser smiles smugly]] and suggests the Central 46 have no moral authority to judge him at all. The Central 46 are so intimidated by his calm they increase his sentence... to 20 millenia. It doesn't cow him at all.
* [[DamselInDistress Nia]] in the last episode of ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' responds to the Anti-Spiral's [[BreakThemByTalking breaking speech]] with a taunt of her own: "No matter how deeply you probe my body, you will NEVER understand! He will come. Definitely..."
* Garma and Dozle Zabi in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam''. Garma attempts to crash his ship into the ''White Base'' while shouting "All glory to the nation of Zeon"; Dozle actually climbs out of the ruined Big Zam and fires a machinegun at Amuro and the Gundam until the Big Zam explodes, killing him.
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'': [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/naruto/v57/c537/1.html In this second panel]], a dying Kakuzu just ''has'' to lampshade Darui's CaptainObvious statement.
* VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry: [[spoiler:Rika Furude, a normally perky little girl has been tazered and poisoned (with a syringe she'd brought herself, no less) by the local AxCrazy {{Yandere}}, Shion Sonozaki. Then, Shion proceeds to add insult to injury by listing the various ways she intends to torture Rika - when Rika suddenly grabs a huge knife, and states (in perfect adult Japanese) that she will not be staying for said torture. Shion sneers and dares her to act, but instead of attempting an escape, Rika steadies the knife against the wall, and [[BetterToDieThanBeKilled headbutts it sideways several times]] while Shion [[LaughingMad laughs hysterically]].]]
** [[spoiler:Rena also faces her certain demise this way later in the series, going as far as taunting her killer's plans, beliefs and aspiration to become a god - said killer puts a bullet in her very fast, suggesting that she really struck a nerve.]]
* John from ''Anime/GingaDensetsuWeed'' keeps fighting Hougen even though he's outnumbered and [[CurbStompBattle nearly beaten to a pulp by Hougen's soldiers]]. Before Hougen [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown beats the crap out of him more]], John says that he and the other soldiers of Ohu would never bow down to him.
** Even Jerome's packmates were willing to be torn up by Kaibutsu to keep Ohu safe. They clung onto the arteries in a wound on his flank and keep daring him to tear them off of him.



* In ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'', Germany fits this trope whenever he's captured and anticipating torture at the hands of the Allies. Italy...[[LovableCoward doesn't]]

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* In ''Webcomic/AxisPowersHetalia'', Germany fits this trope whenever John from ''Anime/GingaDensetsuWeed'' keeps fighting Hougen even though he's captured outnumbered and anticipating torture at [[CurbStompBattle nearly beaten to a pulp by Hougen's soldiers]]. Before Hougen [[NoHoldsBarredBeatdown beats the hands crap out of him more]], John says that he and the Allies. Italy...[[LovableCoward doesn't]]other soldiers of Ohu would never bow down to him.
** Even Jerome's packmates were willing to be torn up by Kaibutsu to keep Ohu safe. They clung onto the arteries in a wound on his flank and keep daring him to tear them off of him.



* ''Anime/SamuraiChamploo'' starts on a very interesting note: Mugen and Jin on the verge of being executed. When the local lord asks if they want to beg, Mugen invokes the trope by saying he'd prefer the blade to bowing down to him. Jin achieves it in fewer words by saying, "I agree with him." Most of the first episode details HowWeGotHere and then goes on to reveal they fight their way free instead.
* The ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' TV special ''A Solitary Final Battle ~The Father of Z-Warrior Kakarrot, who Challenged Freeza~'' (Known as ''Bardock: The Father of Goku'' in English) features Bardock, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Goku's father who challenged Freeza]] in a futile attempt to change the fate of the Saiyans.
** In ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'', when Zamasu is grabbed by Beerus and about to be disintegrated by him, he simply shoots a DeathGlare to the God Of Destruction. Considering that most other villains would have suffer any form of VillainousBreakdown by now, that's quite an achievement.
* In ''Anime/AldnoahZero'', [[spoiler: Count Saazbuum taunts Slaine for failing to land a killing blow after he shoots and severely wounds Princess Asselyum, though he's on his way to bleeding out. Seconds later, Inaho, held at gunpoint by Slaine, smiles as he tries to draw a gun and is shot.]]

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* ''Anime/SamuraiChamploo'' starts on VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry: [[spoiler:Rika Furude, a very interesting note: Mugen normally perky little girl has been tazered and Jin on the verge of being executed. When poisoned (with a syringe she'd brought herself, no less) by the local lord asks if they want AxCrazy {{Yandere}}, Shion Sonozaki. Then, Shion proceeds to beg, Mugen invokes add insult to injury by listing the trope by saying he'd prefer various ways she intends to torture Rika - when Rika suddenly grabs a huge knife, and states (in perfect adult Japanese) that she will not be staying for said torture. Shion sneers and dares her to act, but instead of attempting an escape, Rika steadies the blade knife against the wall, and [[BetterToDieThanBeKilled headbutts it sideways several times]] while Shion [[LaughingMad laughs hysterically]].]]
** [[spoiler:Rena also faces her certain demise this way later in the series, going as far as taunting her killer's plans, beliefs and aspiration
to bowing down become a god - said killer puts a bullet in her very fast, suggesting that she really struck a nerve.]]
* MauveShirt Tsuge of ''Manga/KamisamaNoIutoori II'' gets one when she refuses
to him. Jin achieves it take part in fewer words by saying, "I agree with him." Most of Sein Kami's final Kamiculum game (Rock Paper Scissors), putting her hands behind her back the whole time and [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech telling him off]] as a divine entity. This is the first episode details HowWeGotHere time ''any'' mortal in the second part has been so defiant to a god figure, and then goes on to reveal they fight their way free instead.
* The ''Anime/DragonBallZ'' TV special ''A Solitary Final Battle ~The Father of Z-Warrior Kakarrot, who Challenged Freeza~'' (Known as ''Bardock: The Father of Goku'' in English) features Bardock, [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Goku's father who challenged Freeza]] in a futile attempt to change
though Sein Kami kills her for it, she gets the fate last laugh as it temporarily wipes the smug out of him.
* Garma and Dozle Zabi in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam''. Garma attempts to crash his ship into the ''White Base'' while shouting "All glory to the nation of Zeon"; Dozle actually climbs out
of the Saiyans.
** In ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'', when Zamasu is grabbed by Beerus
ruined Big Zam and about to be disintegrated by him, he simply shoots fires a DeathGlare to machinegun at Amuro and the God Of Destruction. Considering that most other villains would have suffer any form of VillainousBreakdown by now, that's quite an achievement.
* In ''Anime/AldnoahZero'', [[spoiler: Count Saazbuum taunts Slaine for failing to land a
Gundam until the Big Zam explodes, killing blow after he shoots and severely wounds Princess Asselyum, though he's on his way him.
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'': [[http://www.mangafox.com/manga/naruto/v57/c537/1.html In this second panel]], a dying Kakuzu just ''has''
to bleeding out. Seconds later, Inaho, held at gunpoint by Slaine, smiles as he tries to draw a gun and is shot.]] lampshade Darui's CaptainObvious statement.



* ''Manga/FairyTail'': [[spoiler: [[PlayingWithFire King of the Fire Dragons]] and [[TheHero Natsu's]] dad, Igneel]] gets his entire [[TorsoWithAView torso]] ripped away by [[spoiler: [[TheDreaded Black Dragon of the Apocalypse]] Acnologia]] in a SingleStrokeBattle before being finished off by his BreathWeapon. [[spoiler:Igneel]] makes sure his opponent never forgets about him by tearing off [[AnArmAndALeg his entire left arm]] in that very same exchange, also landing the first permanent injury that [[spoiler:[[NighInvulnerable Acnologia]]]] has ever received.
* ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'': [[BigBad Ken-Oh]] wants to find the identity of the last General of Nanto from an already mortally wounded Juuza. With his last breath, Juuza delivers the most epic usage of this trope: "[[DyingMomentOfAwesome You are a]] [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Faggot, Ken-Oh!]]"
* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'': While the majority of characters are anything but this when faced with a Titan the same can't be said for Eren who won't give up even when in a Titan's mouth about to be chomped.
** A RedShirt in the Survey Corps goes out stabbing a Titan in the face ranting about how Levi will kill it, which proceeds to happen moments later too.
* While she is saved, Iwai demonstrates this to one of the many villains targeting her, not only enduring the physical and psychological torture her enemy subjects her to, but looking her in the eye after all the torments with a look full of defiance, a look more hateful and insulting than any taunt to her domination-obsessed captor. She demonstrates rather well that even an eternal DamselInDistress can have real steel in her.
* MauveShirt Tsuge of ''Manga/KamisamaNoIutoori II'' gets one when she refuses to take part in Sein Kami's final Kamiculum game (Rock Paper Scissors), putting her hands behind her back the whole time and [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech telling him off]] as a divine entity. This is the first time ''any'' mortal in the second part has been so defiant to a god figure, and though Sein Kami kills her for it, she gets the last laugh as it temporarily wipes the smug out of him.

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* ''Manga/FairyTail'': [[spoiler: [[PlayingWithFire King In ''Manga/{{Saiyuki}}'', Sanzou is caught by a scorpion lady, and is paralyzed by some sort of spell. Just barely able to talk, he manages to insult the Fire Dragons]] woman enough that she starts beating him up... only for him to turn it around when it turns out the beating dispelled the magic and [[TheHero Natsu's]] dad, Igneel]] gets his entire [[TorsoWithAView torso]] ripped away by [[spoiler: [[TheDreaded Black Dragon of freed him.
* ''Anime/SamuraiChamploo'' starts on a very interesting note: Mugen and Jin on
the Apocalypse]] Acnologia]] in a SingleStrokeBattle before verge of being finished off executed. When the local lord asks if they want to beg, Mugen invokes the trope by his BreathWeapon. [[spoiler:Igneel]] makes sure his opponent never forgets about him saying he'd prefer the blade to bowing down to him. Jin achieves it in fewer words by tearing off [[AnArmAndALeg his entire left arm]] in that very same exchange, also landing saying, "I agree with him." Most of the first permanent injury that [[spoiler:[[NighInvulnerable Acnologia]]]] has ever received.
* ''Manga/FistOfTheNorthStar'': [[BigBad Ken-Oh]] wants
episode details HowWeGotHere and then goes on to find reveal they fight their way free instead.
* Date Masamune does this in
the identity of ''VideoGame/SengokuBasara'' anime when Nobunaga is about to [[EyeScream poke out his remaining eye]].
* [[DamselInDistress Nia]] in
the last General episode of Nanto from an already mortally wounded Juuza. With his last breath, Juuza delivers ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' responds to the most epic usage of this trope: "[[DyingMomentOfAwesome You are a]] [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome Faggot, Ken-Oh!]]"
* ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'': While the majority of characters are anything but this when faced
Anti-Spiral's [[BreakThemByTalking breaking speech]] with a Titan the same can't be said for Eren who won't give up even when in a Titan's mouth about to be chomped.
** A RedShirt in the Survey Corps goes out stabbing a Titan in the face ranting about
taunt of her own: "No matter how Levi deeply you probe my body, you will kill it, which proceeds to happen moments later too.
*
NEVER understand! He will come. Definitely..."
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While she is saved, Iwai demonstrates this to one of the many villains targeting her, not only enduring the physical and psychological torture her enemy subjects her to, but looking her in the eye after all the torments with a look full of defiance, a look more hateful and insulting than any taunt to her domination-obsessed captor. She demonstrates rather well that even an eternal DamselInDistress can have real steel in her.
* MauveShirt Tsuge of ''Manga/KamisamaNoIutoori II'' gets one when she refuses to take part in Sein Kami's final Kamiculum game (Rock Paper Scissors), putting her hands behind her back the whole time and [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech telling him off]] as a divine entity. This is the first time ''any'' mortal in the second part has been so defiant to a god figure, and though Sein Kami kills her for it, she gets the last laugh as it temporarily wipes the smug out of him.
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14th Mar '17 9:08:14 AM Doug86
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* ''TabletopGames/Warhammer40000'':

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* ''TabletopGames/Warhammer40000'':''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'':
14th Mar '17 9:06:34 AM Doug86
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* ''TabletopGames/Warhammer40K'':

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* ''TabletopGames/Warhammer40K'':''TabletopGames/Warhammer40000'':
25th Feb '17 12:43:11 PM Sammettik
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* {{Subverted|Trope}} and then played straight in ''VideoGame/SidMeiersAlphaCentauri''. When you begin to crush a rival faction, they'll ask for a truce. If you ignore it and continue,, they'll ask for a truce but also try to bribe you with cash or technologies. If you ignore that and it's certain they're going to be utterly destroyed, they'll throw themselves at your mercy and offer you an alliance and all their credits and tech as long as you spare them. If you refuse at this point, they will cut all communications with you and fight from the last ditch.

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* {{Subverted|Trope}} and then played straight in ''VideoGame/SidMeiersAlphaCentauri''. When you begin to crush a rival faction, they'll ask for a truce. If you ignore it and continue,, continue, they'll ask for a truce but also try to bribe you with cash or technologies. If you ignore that and it's certain they're going to be utterly destroyed, they'll throw themselves at your mercy and offer you an alliance and all their credits and tech as long as you spare them. If you refuse at this point, they will cut all communications with you and fight from the last ditch.
21st Feb '17 8:30:46 PM nombretomado
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* [[spoiler: Hal Briggs]] in the DaleBrown book ''Strike Force'' flips off the antiaircraft cannon about to kill him.

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* [[spoiler: Hal Briggs]] in the DaleBrown Creator/DaleBrown book ''Strike Force'' flips off the antiaircraft cannon about to kill him.
21st Feb '17 12:37:27 AM AthenaBlue
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* In ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', Slug captures Wildcat and Batman, and begins lowering them into a pit so they can be eaten by mutant snapping turtles. Wildcat starts insulting Slug, stinging his pride enough to make him pull Wildcat back out so they can fistfight.



* In ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'':

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* ''Franchise/{{DCAU}}'':
** A scene based on ''Knightfall'', the episode introducing Bane to WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries has Bane basically curbstomping Batman with his enchanced strength, demanding that Batman beg for his life.
--> '''Bane''': Cry! ''BEG!'' '''SCREAM MY NAME!!!'''
--> '''Batman''': ''Never!''
**
In ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'':



* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'', "The Terror Beyond". Even after being bound hand and foot by Icthultu, Hawkgirl has nothing but spite for the EldritchAbomination.

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* ** ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'', "The Terror Beyond". Even after being bound hand and foot by Icthultu, Hawkgirl has nothing but spite for the EldritchAbomination.



** The Question, when captured by Cadmus and subjected to drugs and ElectricTorture, responds by raving about nonsensical information of no practical use to anyone. ([[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation Alternately]], since this version of The Question is a wacky ConspiracyTheorist, he may really believe this is helpful information.)

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** *** The Question, when captured by Cadmus and subjected to drugs and ElectricTorture, responds by raving about nonsensical information of no practical use to anyone. ([[AlternativeCharacterInterpretation Alternately]], since this version of The Question is a wacky ConspiracyTheorist, he may really believe this is helpful information.)



* In ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', Slug captures Wildcat and Batman, and begins lowering them into a pit so they can be eaten by mutant snapping turtles. Wildcat starts insulting Slug, stinging his pride enough to make him pull Wildcat back out so they can fistfight.
* Princess Sally in the third episode of ''WesternAnimation/SonicSatAM''. When she was captured by Dr. Robotnik, he demanded her to tell where Knothole is located. Sally's reponse: "Sure I will. When you get a life."

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* In ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheBraveAndTheBold'', Slug captures Wildcat and Batman, and begins lowering them into a pit so they can be eaten by mutant snapping turtles. Wildcat starts insulting Slug, stinging his pride enough to make him pull Wildcat back out so they can fistfight.
* Princess Sally in the third
one episode of ''WesternAnimation/SonicSatAM''. ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', after the Y2K, [[HandicappedBadass Joe Swanson]]'s wheelchair gets melted into the curb, leaving him completely immobilised. A giant mutated rat turns up and looks like it's going to eat him. Joe's response? "[[BringIt BRING IT ON!!]]" [[spoiler:He turns up again alive and well later in the episode, implying he was able to kill or at least fight the thing off.]]
* [[spoiler:Lin Beifong]] in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' is a non-fatal example.
When she was captured by Dr. Robotnik, he demanded Amon tells her to tell where Knothole give up Korra's location and he will allow her to keep her bending. The only thing she says is located. Sally's reponse: "Sure I will. When you that he's getting nothing from her and then quietly accepts her fate.
* In [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VS-WQbeGBB this]] episode of ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'', some defeated villains join in laughing at the girls when they are embarrassed publicly by the Professor.
* Happens quite a bit in ''WesternAnimation/{{ReBoot}}'' whenever Megabyte has the upper hand. He Lampshades it in season 3 when confronted by a grown up Enzo Matrix: "Where's that annoying chatter of yours? Mega Breath this and Mega Both that!"
** In the same season, in the last few episodes Megabyte has captured Mainframe's principle office and removed Phong's head from his body, keeping him alive just to
get a life."the portal command codes. He has to use an extraction device, as Phong refuses to cooperate.
--->'''Phong''': I will fight you... to the last... ''virus''.



* In ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs The Smurfs Springtime Special]]'', Gargamel's much-crueler godfather Balthazar tries to use his "magic wand of the future" (his term for a musket) on the Smurfs. He misses them, but hits their pet duck, much to the Smurfs' terror. Then:
-->'''Balthazar:''' Here me Smurfs and hear me well! [[LargeHam I am Balthazar, master wizard!]] ''(Smurfs look at him with pure hate)'' Surrender six of your own or you will pay dearly!
-->'''Hefty Smurf:''' Here's our answer, Balthazar! ''(Throws a snowball at him.)''
-->'''Clumsy Smurf:''' Yeah, and here's mine! ''(Does the same)''\\\
The Smurfs all decide to charge him as he prepares to fire again, [[spoiler: but luckily, the noise from the first shot woke up a slumbering bear, which is pretty angry; it chases the villains away.]]
* Princess Sally in the third episode of ''WesternAnimation/SonicSatAM''. When she was captured by Dr. Robotnik, he demanded her to tell where Knothole is located. Sally's reponse: "Sure I will. When you get a life."
* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'': In [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS3E14LegacyOfMandalore "Legacy of Mandalore"]], even with [[spoiler:two lightsabers (Ezra's and the Darksaber) scissored at his neck, and missing several fingers, Gar Saxon]] refuses to surrender, and would rather die. When [[spoiler:Sabine]] refuses to kill him, he tries to shoot her, and gets shot himself.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003'', Splinter's master Hamato Yoshi was ambushed by the Shredder's men, unarmed, and outnumbered by more than ten to one, but he still wouldn't go down without a fight. And even though he ''did'' go down, he was willing to die before he told the Shredder anything, and his last words to the villain were to insult him, saying, "He who lives without honor will die without honor."



* In [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VS-WQbeGBB this]] episode of ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'', some defeated villains join in laughing at the girls when they are embarrassed publicly by the Professor.
* [[spoiler:Lin Beifong]] in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' is a non-fatal example. When captured Amon tells her to give up Korra's location and he will allow her to keep her bending. The only thing she says is that he's getting nothing from her and then quietly accepts her fate.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003'', Splinter's master Hamato Yoshi was ambushed by the Shredder's men, unarmed, and outnumbered by more than ten to one, but he still wouldn't go down without a fight. And even though he ''did'' go down, he was willing to die before he told the Shredder anything, and his last words to the villain were to insult him, saying, "He who lives without honor will die without honor."
* Happens quite a bit in ''WesternAnimation/{{ReBoot}}'' whenever Megabyte has the upper hand. He Lampshades it in season 3 when confronted by a grown up Enzo Matrix: "Where's that annoying chatter of yours? Mega Breath this and Mega Both that!"
** In the same season, in the last few episodes Megabyte has captured Mainframe's principle office and removed Phong's head from his body, keeping him alive just to get the portal command codes. He has to use an extraction device, as Phong refuses to cooperate.
--->'''Phong''': I will fight you... to the last... ''virus''.



* A scene based on ''Knightfall'', the episode introducing Bane to WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries has Bane basically curbstomping Batman with his enchanced strength, demanding that Batman beg for his life.
--> '''Bane''': Cry! ''BEG!'' '''SCREAM MY NAME!!!'''
--> '''Batman''': ''Never!''
* In one episode of ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'', after the Y2K, [[HandicappedBadass Joe Swanson]]'s wheelchair gets melted into the curb, leaving him completely immobilised. A giant mutated rat turns up and looks like it's going to eat him. Joe's response? "[[BringIt BRING IT ON!!]]" [[spoiler:He turns up again alive and well later in the episode, implying he was able to kill or at least fight the thing off.]]
* In ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSmurfs The Smurfs Springtime Special]]'', Gargamel's much-crueler godfather Balthazar tries to use his "magic wand of the future" (his term for a musket) on the Smurfs. He misses them, but hits their pet duck, much to the Smurfs' terror. Then:
-->'''Balthazar:''' Here me Smurfs and hear me well! [[LargeHam I am Balthazar, master wizard!]] ''(Smurfs look at him with pure hate)'' Surrender six of your own or you will pay dearly!
-->'''Hefty Smurf:''' Here's our answer, Balthazar! ''(Throws a snowball at him.)''
-->'''Clumsy Smurf:''' Yeah, and here's mine! ''(Does the same)''\\\
The Smurfs all decide to charge him as he prepares to fire again, [[spoiler: but luckily, the noise from the first shot woke up a slumbering bear, which is pretty angry; it chases the villains away.]]
17th Feb '17 4:03:40 AM BentusiAvatar
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amon_G%C3%B6th Amon Goeth]], a concentration camp commander and war criminal faced his death with utter indifference and serenity. His last words were "Heil Hitler".

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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amon_G%C3%B6th org/wiki/Amon_Goeth Amon Goeth]], a concentration camp commander and war criminal faced his death with utter indifference and serenity. His last words were "Heil Hitler".
10th Feb '17 6:45:06 AM Heico
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[[spoiler: -->'''Léon''': [[BigBad Stansfield]]?

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[[spoiler: -->'''Léon''': [[BigBad Stansfield]]?



-->'''Léon''': (handing him something) This is from... Mathilda.
-->'''Stansfield''': (sees that it's a pin for a grenade) Shit.]]

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-->'''Léon''': -->[[spoiler: '''Léon''': (handing him something) This is from... Mathilda.
-->'''Stansfield''':
Mathilda.]]
-->[[spoiler: '''Stansfield''':
(sees that it's a pin for a grenade) Shit.]]
10th Feb '17 6:40:20 AM Heico
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* In ''Film/TheProfessional'', as Léon lays dying
-->'''Léon''': [[BigBad Stansfield]]?

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* In ''Film/TheProfessional'', as Léon [[spoiler: Léon]] lays dying
[[spoiler: -->'''Léon''': [[BigBad Stansfield]]?



-->'''Stansfield''': (sees that it's a pin for a grenade) Shit.

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-->'''Stansfield''': (sees that it's a pin for a grenade) Shit. ]]
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