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27th Jan '16 9:00:51 AM FlowerofMay
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** A variation occurs in ''The Lost Tribe'' when Daniel Jackson is about to die after two episodes of sniping with [=McKay=]. [=McKay=] starts to tell Daniel that he respects him, only to be interrupted by their rescue. When Daniel starts to show his appreciation at the end of the episode, [=McKay=] insists he was going to say something negative, causing Daniel to exclaim "You can only give compliments to the '''dying'''?!"
11th Jan '16 9:54:36 PM Gamermaster
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* In a rare example of this trope, in ''Anime/Sonic X'', [[spoiler:Tails is the one who says "I love you!" to Cosmo, when she is the one dying, not him.]]
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* In a rare example of this trope, in ''Anime/Sonic X'', ''Anime/SonicX'', [[spoiler:Tails is the one who says "I love you!" to Cosmo, when she is the one dying, not him.]]]] * During a flashback in ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima''', [[spoiler: Princess Arika's]] final thoughts were of their love for [[spoiler:Nagi]] (since no one else was present to hear her speak while she fell to certain doom). [[spoiler: Subverted, when Nagi saves her and coaxes an actual confession out of her. Then again, her survival was a ForegoneConclusion since she's Negi's mother.]] -->Farewell [[spoiler:Nagi]]... Farewell my beloved.
20th Dec '15 9:37:43 AM GoldenDarkness
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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'': [[spoiler: In chapter 437, Hinata goes to help Naruto against Pain. When he says that she can't possibly win and asks why she's there, she responds that Naruto changed her life and that as a result, she's not afraid to die protecting him [[AnguishedDeclarationOfLove because she loves him]]. Pain quickly defeats and stabs her, and while this initially seems to be playing the trope straight, she survives with Sakura's help. The current world war is currently occupying their attention, so Naruto hasn't fully responded to her... [[Film/Naruto7TheLast Until later]] when he does respond and he also reciprocates her feelings.]]
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* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'': [[spoiler: In chapter 437, Hinata goes to help Naruto against Pain. When he says that she can't possibly win and asks why she's there, she responds that Naruto changed her life and that as a result, she's not afraid to die protecting him [[AnguishedDeclarationOfLove because she loves him]]. Pain quickly defeats and stabs her, and while this initially seems to be playing the trope straight, she survives with Sakura's help. The current world war is currently occupying their attention, so Naruto hasn't fully responded to her... [[Film/Naruto7TheLast [[Anime/TheLastNarutoTheMovie Until later]] when he does respond and he also reciprocates her feelings.]]
16th Dec '15 11:15:59 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''LastNightOnEarth'', the GM can invoke this, if two characters are in the same room and he has the card, he can force them to skip a turn. Often leads to SexEqualsDeath, as that makes it easy to surround them with zombies so they can't escape.
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* In ''LastNightOnEarth'', ''TabletopGame/LastNightOnEarth'', the GM can invoke this, if two characters are in the same room and he has the card, he can force them to skip a turn. Often leads to SexEqualsDeath, as that makes it easy to surround them with zombies so they can't escape.
15th Dec '15 4:36:39 PM Eievie
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* Subverted in Percy Jackson and the last olympian (the 5th and last Percy Jackson novel before the spin-offs), when dying [[spoiler: Luke Castellan]] asks Annabeth if she ever loved him...Annabeth says "There was a time...When maybe, I- I thought, perhaps..." But then she back tracks and said he was like a brother to her and she cared about him, but she never loved him. She cries at his death, though, which could suggest otherwise. ** One cries for one's brother. While at first reading Annabeth's honesty seems cruel it may in fact be exactly what [[spoiler: Luke]] wants to hear - that he hasn't broken his 'little sister's' heart.
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* Subverted in Percy Jackson and the last olympian (the 5th and last Percy Jackson ''Literature/PercyJacksonAndTheOlympians'' novel before (before the spin-offs), when dying [[spoiler: Luke Castellan]] asks Annabeth if she ever loved him...him. Annabeth says "There was a time...When maybe, I- I thought, perhaps..." But then she back tracks and said he was like a brother to her and she cared about him, but she never loved him. She cries at his death, though, which could suggest otherwise. Whether or not she is to be believed is questionable. ** One cries for one's brother. While at first reading Annabeth's honesty seems cruel cruel, it may in fact be exactly what [[spoiler: Luke]] wants to hear - that he hasn't broken his 'little sister's' "little sister's" heart.
11th Dec '15 8:34:30 AM roxana
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* In ''Literature/ABrothersPrice'' the enigmatic Cira cries 'I love you Jerin!' as the boat they are on goes over the InevitableWaterfall. [[spoiler: She is in fact the Princess Halley and one of Jerin's wives, which she thinks he knows but he doesn't.]] They survive to face their feelings for each other, happily it works out.
14th Nov '15 11:14:54 AM StFan
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->'''V''': I fell in love with you, Evey, like I no longer believed I could. ->'''Evey''': Then I don't want you to die! ->'''V''': That's the most beautiful thing you could have ever given me.
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->'''V''': ->'''V:''' I fell in love with you, Evey, like I no longer believed I could. ->'''Evey''': could.\\ '''Evey:''' Then I don't want you to die! ->'''V''': die!\\ '''V:''' That's the most beautiful thing you could have ever given me.

* ''Film/{{Far and Away}}'': After Joseph gets crushed by a horse and hits his head on a rock, Shannon rushes to his side. He can feel himself slipping away, so he ends up confessing his love to her. --> '''Joseph:''' [[RedundantRomanceAttempt I tried to prove myself to you]], but I know nothing of books or alphabets or sun or moon or... All I know is Joseph loves Shannon. That's all that really matters to me.
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* ''Film/{{Far and Away}}'': Away}}'': ** After Joseph gets crushed by a horse and hits his head on a rock, Shannon rushes to his side. He can feel himself slipping away, so he ends up confessing his love to her. --> '''Joseph:''' --->'''Joseph:''' [[RedundantRomanceAttempt I tried to prove myself to you]], but I know nothing of books or alphabets or sun or moon or... All I know is Joseph loves Shannon. That's all that really matters to me.

---> '''Joseph:''' I often wondered about that.
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---> '''Joseph:''' --->'''Joseph:''' I often wondered about that.

* ''VForVendetta'' has one [[spoiler: at the end where V dies in Evey's arms.]] --> [[spoiler: ''V'': For twenty years, I've sought this day. Nothing else existed until I saw you...and everything changed. I fell in love with you, Evey. Like I no longer believed I could.]]
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* ''VForVendetta'' ''Film/VForVendetta'' has one [[spoiler: at the end where V dies in Evey's arms.]] --> [[spoiler: ''V'': -->[[spoiler:'''V:''' For twenty years, I've sought this day. Nothing else existed until I saw you...and everything changed. I fell in love with you, Evey. Like I no longer believed I could.]]
3rd Nov '15 10:04:52 AM Willbyr
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* [[spoiler: Joe]] from ''AshitaNoJoe'' sorta does this to [[spoiler: Youko, telling her to keep [[TragicKeepsake his boxing gloves]]. And then [[ItWasHisSled THAT scene]] comes almost immediately afterwards.]] (It should be noticed that [[spoiler: the original Japanese was much more subtle, but [[DubText the Italian dub makes it a direct example]] as Joe straightforwardly tells Youko that the gloves area proof of his love for her]]).
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* [[spoiler: Joe]] from ''AshitaNoJoe'' ''Manga/AshitaNoJoe'' sorta does this to [[spoiler: Youko, telling her to keep [[TragicKeepsake his boxing gloves]]. And then [[ItWasHisSled THAT scene]] comes almost immediately afterwards.]] (It should be noticed that [[spoiler: the original Japanese was much more subtle, but [[DubText the Italian dub makes it a direct example]] as Joe straightforwardly tells Youko that the gloves area proof of his love for her]]).
26th Oct '15 12:17:41 AM Thomasfan
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* In a rare example of this trope, in ''Anime/Sonic X'', [[spoiler:Tails is the one who says "I love you!" to Cosmo, when she is the one dying, not him.]]
15th Oct '15 1:16:00 PM Gamermaster
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* In ''Film/GalaxyQuest'', as the core detonation timer counts down to 0 and death is immanent, Jason has a last second confession to make: "Gwen, I've always...". He doesn't finish the sentence but it's written all over the screen. It becomes an AbortedDeclarationOfLove when the countdown stops at 1 and Jason rushes away.
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