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23rd Sep '17 7:33:38 AM MarkLungo
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Airways_Flight_9 The Jakarta Incident]], AKA the flight of British Airways Flight 9. Imagine, if you will, being the pilot of a 747 when, about an hour into the flight, ghostly lights begin flickering on your windshield that look like the hyperspace effect from [[StarWars Star Wars]]. Before you realize what's happening, smoke fills the cabin and the engines on your aircraft begin flaming violently, before cutting out, one... by... one. Now you're piloting a giant glider over the open ocean, in the dead of night, without power, instruments, a barely functioning radio, and a rapidly depressurizing cabin. The only thing you can do is try again and again to restart the engines- to no success, time and time again. As you turn around to make an emergency landing, you realize that, oh yeah, there's a bunch of mountains between you and the runway. All hope is lost, right? [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpuxqBp-CXw Well... Let's just say the crew's medals of honor were well-deserved.]]

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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Airways_Flight_9 The Jakarta Incident]], AKA the flight of British Airways Flight 9. Imagine, if you will, being the pilot of a 747 when, about an hour into the flight, ghostly lights begin flickering on your windshield that look like the hyperspace effect from [[StarWars Star Wars]].''Franchise/StarWars''. Before you realize what's happening, smoke fills the cabin and the engines on your aircraft begin flaming violently, before cutting out, one... by... one. Now you're piloting a giant glider over the open ocean, in the dead of night, without power, instruments, a barely functioning radio, and a rapidly depressurizing cabin. The only thing you can do is try again and again to restart the engines- to no success, time and time again. As you turn around to make an emergency landing, you realize that, oh yeah, there's a bunch of mountains between you and the runway. All hope is lost, right? [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpuxqBp-CXw Well... Let's just say the crew's medals of honor were well-deserved.]]
23rd Sep '17 7:32:32 AM MarkLungo
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* A rare double example in ''Literature/TheGoldMountain'' where the nameless hero must first win a princess and a kingdom by enduring multiploe beatings and death without once trying to flee, beg or defend himself, then after losing his family and kingdom, must quest to get them ''back.''

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* A rare double example in ''Literature/TheGoldMountain'' where the nameless hero must first win a princess and a kingdom by enduring multiploe multiple beatings and death without once trying to flee, beg or defend himself, then after losing his family and kingdom, must quest to get them ''back.''
23rd Sep '17 5:58:20 AM Rhodes7
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[[folder: Folklore and Fairy Tales]]
* A rare double example in ''Literature/TheGoldMountain'' where the nameless hero must first win a princess and a kingdom by enduring multiploe beatings and death without once trying to flee, beg or defend himself, then after losing his family and kingdom, must quest to get them ''back.''
* ''Literature/TheGooseGirl'' involves a fair bit of struggle to get to HappilyEverAfter, when the princess is robbed and impersonated by her maid, and employed as a servant.[[/folder]]
5th Sep '17 1:16:40 PM AHI-3000
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Compare EarnYourBadEnding, the polar opposite, and HappilyEverAfter, a SuperTrope to this.

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There may be some overlap with BittersweetEnding. Compare EarnYourBadEnding, the polar opposite, and HappilyEverAfter, a SuperTrope to this.
21st Apr '17 4:18:47 PM DustSnitch
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Compare EarnYourBadEnding, the polar opposite.

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Compare EarnYourBadEnding, the polar opposite.
opposite, and HappilyEverAfter, a SuperTrope to this.
2nd Apr '17 3:31:04 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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::: In other words, no matter how hard you work you can't earn your way to Heaven. This sounds pretty bad at first, until you realize that Paul's meaning in this is that because UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} [[HeroicSacrifice died]] for our sins, all we have to do is accept him as our savior to make it to {{Heaven}}, which is a lot easier than [[FailureistheOnlyOption trying to earn brownie points with God]].

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::: *** In other words, no matter how hard you work you can't earn your way to Heaven. This sounds pretty bad at first, until you realize that Paul's meaning in this is that because UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} [[HeroicSacrifice died]] for our sins, all we have to do is accept him as our savior to make it to {{Heaven}}, which is a lot easier than [[FailureistheOnlyOption trying to earn brownie points with God]].
2nd Apr '17 3:29:34 PM DustSnitch
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::: In other words, no matter how hard you work you can't earn your way to Heaven. This sounds pretty bad at first, until you realize that Paul's meaning in this is that because {{Jesus}} [[HeroicSacrifice died]] for our sins, all we have to do is accept him as our savior to make it to {{Heaven}}, which is a lot easier than [[FailureistheOnlyOption trying to earn brownie points with God]].

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::: In other words, no matter how hard you work you can't earn your way to Heaven. This sounds pretty bad at first, until you realize that Paul's meaning in this is that because {{Jesus}} UsefulNotes/{{Jesus}} [[HeroicSacrifice died]] for our sins, all we have to do is accept him as our savior to make it to {{Heaven}}, which is a lot easier than [[FailureistheOnlyOption trying to earn brownie points with God]].
23rd Jan '17 10:46:07 PM SarothCyngus
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* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Airways_Flight_9 The Jakarta Incident]], AKA the flight of British Airways Flight 9. Imagine, if you will, being the pilot of a 747 when, about an hour into the flight, ghostly lights begin flickering on your windshield that look like the hyperspace effect from [[StarWars Star Wars]]. Before you realize what's happening, smoke fills the cabin and the engines on your aircraft begin flaming violently, before cutting out, one... by... one. Now you're piloting a giant glider over the open ocean, in the dead of night, without power, instruments, a barely functioning radio, and a rapidly depressurizing cabin. The only thing you can do is try again and again to restart the engines- to no success, time and time again. As you turn around to make an emergency landing, you realize that, oh yeah, there's a bunch of mountains between you and the runway. All hope is lost, right? [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OpuxqBp-CXw Well... Let's just say the crew's medals of honor were well-deserved.]]
17th Nov '16 4:13:05 AM JeffTheCat
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17th Feb '16 1:50:29 PM ClearMadness
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* ”Literature/TheIronTeeth” web serial’s forests are haunted by many different types of dangerous monsters. They are incredibly dangerous and a lot of people perish within them.
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