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13th Jan '17 8:19:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* Apparently in the {{Mistborn}} series, an experienced Mistborn will flare all their metals when startled, and an experienced Misting may do this too with their one metal. However, sneaking up on an allomancer isn't easy, especially when they're burning tin, so it's unlikely for someone to sneak up on them by accident.

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* Apparently in the {{Mistborn}} Literature/{{Mistborn}} series, an experienced Mistborn will flare all their metals when startled, and an experienced Misting may do this too with their one metal. However, sneaking up on an allomancer isn't easy, especially when they're burning tin, so it's unlikely for someone to sneak up on them by accident.
3rd Dec '16 1:26:15 PM Elyandarin
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* In GrrlPower, Sydney reacts badly to the resident teleporter. She's gently encouraged to respond to surprises by putting her shield up rather than by socking people in the face.
21st Nov '16 5:28:39 AM Medinoc
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* In David Gunn's ''Literature/TheAux'' book Maximum Offense, Sven explains the "first second rule" to one of his auxiliaries: When you wake someone up and they hit you within the first second, it's uncontrolled and you shouldn't hold it against them. He's shown applying it equally with him and his subordinates.
21st Nov '16 5:24:22 AM Medinoc
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* In David Gunn's ''Literature/TheAux'' book Maximum Offense, Sven explains the "first second rule" to one of his auxiliaries: When you wake someone up and they hit you within the first second, it's uncontrolled and you shouldn't hold it against them. He's shown applying it both ways.

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* In David Gunn's ''Literature/TheAux'' book Maximum Offense, Sven explains the "first second rule" to one of his auxiliaries: When you wake someone up and they hit you within the first second, it's uncontrolled and you shouldn't hold it against them. He's shown applying it both ways.equally with him and his subordinates.
25th Oct '16 7:33:09 AM VPhantom
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* [[LastOfHisKind Yorick's]] reunion with his mother in ''YTheLastMan'' went more or less "She contemplates another night in a lantern-lit White House office two months after the {{Gendercide}}, he steps out of the shadows behind her with a crack about security, he ends up on his back via adrenaline-fueled shoulder throw."

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* [[LastOfHisKind Yorick's]] reunion with his mother in ''YTheLastMan'' ''ComicBook/YTheLastMan'' went more or less "She contemplates another night in a lantern-lit White House office two months after the {{Gendercide}}, he steps out of the shadows behind her with a crack about security, he ends up on his back via adrenaline-fueled shoulder throw."
14th Sep '16 11:45:42 PM PaulA
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-->The mantra from ''Film/TheDaysOfOurYears''

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-->The -->-- The mantra from ''Film/TheDaysOfOurYears''



* In ''EndersGame'', Ender has a reflex self-defense reaction to Valentine touching him, showing how deeply he's been changed in his years at Battle School.

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* In ''EndersGame'', ''Literature/EndersGame'', Ender has a reflex self-defense reaction to Valentine touching him, showing how deeply he's been changed in his years at Battle School.
28th Jul '16 6:37:07 PM MrNickelodeon
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* ''Theatre/TheEighthVoyageOfSindbad'' show at [[Ride/UniversalStudios Universal's Islands of Adventure]] has a scene where Kabob is trying to regroup with Princess Amoura, only to get accidentally smacked in the head when he sneaks up on her.

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20th Dec '15 4:09:01 PM nombretomado
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* A tragic example in ''TheSilmarillion'': [[spoiler:When Beleg Strongbow tries to rescue his friend Túrin Turambar, Túrin assumes it's another orc come to torture him, snatches Beleg's dagger, and kills him. Unsurprisingly, Túrin has an attack of [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone guilt-induced]] [[HeroicBSOD catatonia]].]]

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* A tragic example in ''TheSilmarillion'': ''Literature/TheSilmarillion'': [[spoiler:When Beleg Strongbow tries to rescue his friend Túrin Turambar, Túrin assumes it's another orc come to torture him, snatches Beleg's dagger, and kills him. Unsurprisingly, Túrin has an attack of [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone guilt-induced]] [[HeroicBSOD catatonia]].]]
26th Oct '15 8:03:42 AM beergood
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** Exploited by the villains in the season 6 episode "Dead Things", who manage to make Buffy think she killed an innocent woman this way.
6th Sep '15 6:13:02 PM nombretomado
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* William Gibson's ''{{Neuromancer}}''. Case forgets to knock when dropping in on Molly.

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* William Gibson's ''{{Neuromancer}}''.''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}''. Case forgets to knock when dropping in on Molly.
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