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28th Jun '16 10:07:44 AM FlakyPorcupine
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* Towards the end of ''VideoGame/WolfensteinTheNewOrder'', [[spoiler:B.J. Blazkowicz realizes that as long as the Nazis still remain, he can not get Anya]], and instead allows her to TakeUpMySword for the war to come, knowing that he'll likely die in the battle against Deathshead. [[spoiler:[[TheHeroDies Which he does]], unless the sound of an apporaching helicopter means that NoOneGetsLeftBehind]].
22nd Jun '16 5:52:39 PM DeadSkunk
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* TheMisanthrope: Alceste refuses Célimène's offer of marriage because he's finally sure that she doesn't love him (or at least doesn't love him any more than she loves any man who pays attention to her).
27th May '16 4:52:17 AM erforce
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* ''Film/TheThirdMan,'' with its famous ending shot of the hero's love interest walking coldly past him without even a sidelong glance. The film pulled this off so well that its ending was lifted almost verbatim in both ''TheDeparted'' and ''MillersCrossing''.

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* ''Film/TheThirdMan,'' with its famous ending shot of the hero's love interest walking coldly past him without even a sidelong glance. The film pulled this off so well that its ending was lifted almost verbatim in both ''TheDeparted'' ''Film/TheDeparted'' and ''MillersCrossing''.''Film/MillersCrossing''.
26th May '16 3:50:58 AM rafi
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** His longest relathionship is with Debbie that dump him in "Bar Mitzvah Hustle" (''twice''). And when he date Akiko (Toshi's sister), she disappear whithout mention in the next episodes and Steve has gone back to being single.
20th May '16 1:55:04 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Brian Kinney at the end of the US version of ''QueerAsFolk''. Despite having declared his love for Justin and even proposing marriage, which was what Justin wanted even though it went against everything playboy Brian believed in, [[spoiler: the couple split up so that Justin could pursue an art career in NYC.]] {{Word of God}} says this was not a breakup.

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* Brian Kinney at the end of the US version of ''QueerAsFolk''.''Series/QueerAsFolk''. Despite having declared his love for Justin and even proposing marriage, which was what Justin wanted even though it went against everything playboy Brian believed in, [[spoiler: the couple split up so that Justin could pursue an art career in NYC.]] {{Word of God}} says this was not a breakup.
14th May '16 3:28:31 AM talltalltree
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* freida in ''Literature/OnlyEverYours'' doesn't get her love interest Darwin, when she tries too hard to convince him to choose her as his companion (strictly forbidden under the dystopian society in which they live) and is [[spoiler:disqualified from the Ceremony, forced to become a chastity.]] He instead chooses and marries her enemy megan.


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* In the Japanese drama ''Naka nai to Kimeta Hi'', the protagonist loses her love interest when a rival successfully seduces him and ends up marrying him. It is then suggested that she may end up with a senior at work who has sympathy for her and supports her in her career - but that doesn't happen either.
9th May '16 5:20:16 PM Lokoron
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* ''Literature/HollowPlaces'' features a variation of this trope. Austin does end up with Isabella, but by then she's so different from the woman he fell in love with she could hardly by called the same person.
5th May '16 8:32:11 AM rafi
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* Cody on ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' loses Gwen to another guy ''twice.'' It's possible he [[HookedUpAfterwards Hooks Up Afterwards]] with [[StalkerWithACrush Sierra]], though at the end of season three he insists they remain JustFriends.

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Cody on ''WesternAnimation/TotalDrama'' loses Gwen to another guy ''twice.'' It's possible he [[HookedUpAfterwards Hooks Up Afterwards]] with [[StalkerWithACrush Sierra]], though at the end of season three he insists they remain JustFriends.



* TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace has Devin having a girlfriend named Shelley. By The Shawshank Ridonc-tion, [[spoiler: his girlfriend dumps him for her tennis instructor.]] Deconstructed as he doesn't take it very well and literally became messed up, and reconstructed later as he soon gets better.
5th May '16 8:25:28 AM kennydarmawan13
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* TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace has Devin having a girlfriend named Shelby. By The Shawshank Ridonc-tion, [[spoiler: his girlfriend Shelley dumps him for her tennis instructor.]] Deconstructed as he doesn't take it very well and literally became TheLoad, and reconstructed later as he soon gets better.

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* TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace has Devin having a girlfriend named Shelby. Shelley. By The Shawshank Ridonc-tion, [[spoiler: his girlfriend Shelley dumps him for her tennis instructor.]] Deconstructed as he doesn't take it very well and literally became TheLoad, messed up, and reconstructed later as he soon gets better.
5th May '16 8:24:05 AM kennydarmawan13
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* TotalDramaPresentsTheRidonculousRace has Devin having a girlfriend named Shelby. By The Shawshank Ridonc-tion, [[spoiler: his girlfriend Shelley dumps him for her tennis instructor.]] Deconstructed as he doesn't take it very well and literally became TheLoad, and reconstructed later as he soon gets better.
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