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26th Jul '16 9:30:09 PM PaulA
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** ''[[Literature/EarthseaTrilogy A Wizard of Earthsea]]'' and ''The Other Wind'' both begin with in-universe epigraphs, "The Creation of Ea" and "The Song of the Woman of Kemay" respectively.

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** ''[[Literature/EarthseaTrilogy A Wizard of Earthsea]]'' ''Literature/AWizardOfEarthsea'' and ''The Other Wind'' ''Literature/TheOtherWind'' both begin with in-universe epigraphs, "The Creation of Ea" and "The Song of the Woman of Kemay" respectively.
12th Jul '16 5:52:22 PM nombretomado
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* Every time you boot up an ''[[VideoGame/{{X}} X-Universe]]'' game, you're treated to a quote from somebody like Creator/ArthurCClarke or AlbertEinstein.

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* Every time you boot up an ''[[VideoGame/{{X}} X-Universe]]'' game, you're treated to a quote from somebody like Creator/ArthurCClarke or AlbertEinstein.UsefulNotes/AlbertEinstein.
9th Jun '16 7:05:12 PM Lullaby22
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* ''Nobody'' by Jennifer Lynn Barnes begins with an Creator/EmilyDickinson quote: "Hello, I'm nobody, who are you? Are you nobody, too?" Given the plot of the book (two supernatural beings called "Nobodies" meet and fall in love), it's an appropriate choice.

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* ''Nobody'' by Jennifer Lynn Barnes begins with an Creator/EmilyDickinson quote: "Hello, I'm nobody, who are you? Are you nobody, nobody too?" Given the plot of the book (two supernatural beings called "Nobodies" meet and fall in love), it's an appropriate choice.
5th May '16 10:56:23 PM PaulA
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* The early Pern books by Creator/AnneMcCaffrey have snippets of Harper songs at the start of each chapter.

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* The early Pern ''Literature/DragonridersOfPern'' books by Creator/AnneMcCaffrey have snippets of Harper songs at the start of each chapter.
5th May '16 5:44:17 AM PaulA
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* Creator/TimPowers almost always quotes a bunch of British poems at the beginning of his books and of the chapters. Often these will include quotes from "William Ashbless", a fictitious poet and shared AuthorAvatar-proxy of Tim Powers and James P. Blaylock; Ashbless appears in Powers' ''Literature/TheAnubisGates''.

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* Creator/TimPowers almost always quotes a bunch of British poems at the beginning of his books and of the chapters. Often these a book will include quotes begin with two quotes, one real and one from "William Ashbless", a fictitious poet and shared AuthorAvatar-proxy of Tim Powers and James P. Blaylock; Ashbless appears in Powers' ''Literature/TheAnubisGates''.


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* ''Literature/TheDragonWaiting'' by Creator/JohnMFord, which concerns the English monarchial succession of the 15th century, has an epigraph quoting from the play ''Perkin Warbeck'', which concerns the English monarchial succession of the 15th century and is by the 17th-century playwright John Ford (no relation).
25th Apr '16 5:53:04 PM StarSword
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* ''Fanfic/AGoodCompromise'' borrows [[https://youtu.be/wpSunpfXoCg "Sacrifice"]] from the soundtrack of ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'' volume 2. The lyrics are seemingly being used to refer to the Dominion.
24th Apr '16 10:15:19 PM quackytrope
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* WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks uses this in the episode "Return of the King", which starts with an epigraph about Martin Luther King Jr. wanting the next generation to understand that the privileges they'll have in the future did not come without sacrifice, followed by an anonymous "whatever, nigga". [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped It's pretty important to the overall message]].

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* WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks uses this in the episode "Return of the King", which starts with an epigraph about from Martin Luther King Jr. about wanting the next generation to understand that the privileges they'll have in the future did not come without sacrifice, followed by an anonymous "whatever, nigga". [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped It's pretty important to the overall message]].
24th Apr '16 10:14:24 PM quackytrope
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* The Boondocks uses this in the episode "Return of the King", which starts with an epigraph about Martin Luther King Jr. wanting the next generation to understand that the privileges they'll have in the future did not come without sacrifice, followed by an anonymous "whatever, nigga". [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped It's pretty important to the overall message]].

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* The Boondocks WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks uses this in the episode "Return of the King", which starts with an epigraph about Martin Luther King Jr. wanting the next generation to understand that the privileges they'll have in the future did not come without sacrifice, followed by an anonymous "whatever, nigga". [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped It's pretty important to the overall message]].
24th Apr '16 10:14:02 PM quackytrope
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* The Boondocks uses this in the episode "Return of the King", which starts with an epigraph about Martin Luther King Jr. wanting the next generation to understand that the privileges they'll have in the future did not come without sacrifice, followed by an anonymous "whatever, nigga". [[SomeAnvilsNeedToBeDropped It's pretty important to the overall message]].
14th Apr '16 10:00:30 PM gemmabeta2
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* A variation of sorts exists in some ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' games: upon most player deaths, the game usually displays a quote about warfare.

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* A variation of sorts exists in some ''VideoGame/CallOfDuty'' games: upon most player deaths, the game usually displays a quote about warfare.the more sobering realities of warfare (or the cost of a modern piece of military equipment).
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