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31st Mar '17 4:26:45 PM Xtifr
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* Marianne from ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'' develops a fear of the [[DontGoIntoTheWoods Dark Forest]] after being attacked by goblins there, so much so that she receives [[{{Trigger}} traumatic flashbacks]] when she goes near it. After [[DamselInDistress her sister]] is kidnapped by the King of the goblins, she's forced to enter it to save her.

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* Marianne from ''WesternAnimation/StrangeMagic'' develops a fear of the [[DontGoIntoTheWoods Dark Forest]] after being attacked by goblins there, so much so that she receives [[{{Trigger}} [[TraumaButton traumatic flashbacks]] when she goes near it. After [[DamselInDistress her sister]] is kidnapped by the King of the goblins, she's forced to enter it to save her.
31st Mar '17 12:45:44 PM GuyIncog
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* ''Series/SpaceAboveAndBeyond'' forces its main characters to do this when they are exposed to an alien weapon affecting the amygdala, the brain's fear center.
* An episode of ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' reveals this to be part of the Starfleet Academy entrance exam, forcing prospective cadets to face their greatest fears. When Wesley Crusher takes the test, he [[spoiler:is confronted by a (staged) accident and must choose which of two victims to rescue, his greatest fear being that he would be paralyzed by indecision.]]
26th Feb '17 9:58:04 PM gewunomox
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* Early on in ''Fanfic/WithStringsAttached'', when the four realize that someone was watching them attempt to play music on the beach, they have to decide whether to follow that someone when it runs off. George is the first to go, nervously citing, “Look fear in the face and it won't bother you any more.” This is something he said in [[GeorgeHarrison Real Life.]]

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* Early on in ''Fanfic/WithStringsAttached'', when the four realize that someone was watching them attempt to play music on the beach, they have to decide whether to follow that someone when it runs off. George is the first to go, nervously citing, “Look fear in the face and it won't bother you any more.” This is something he said in [[GeorgeHarrison [[Music/GeorgeHarrison Real Life.]]
26th Feb '17 12:00:42 PM nighttrainfm
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* Happens a couple of times in ''MightyMorphinPowerRangers'', with Zack's fear of spiders, Trini's fear of heights, and Billy's fear of fish.

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* Happens a couple of times in ''MightyMorphinPowerRangers'', ''Series/MightyMorphinPowerRangers'', with Zack's fear of spiders, Trini's fear of heights, and Billy's fear of fish.fish. The "Island of Illusion" two-parter was largely built around this.
23rd Feb '17 6:44:15 AM LadyNorbert
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For added drama this is a secret fear that we only learn about when they face it for the first time, and when they fail there are drastic consequences for other people, resulting in AllMyFault - which it is. The second time, they must overcome the fear to avoid more of the same horrible consequences. It may result in death.

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For added drama this is a secret fear that we only learn about when they face it for the first time, and when they fail there are drastic consequences for other people, resulting in AllMyFault ItsAllMyFault - which it is. The second time, they must overcome the fear to avoid more of the same horrible consequences. It may result in death.
8th Feb '17 5:19:59 AM Tightwire
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For added drama this is a secret fear that we only learn about when they face it for the first time, they fail - with drastic consequences. The second time, they must overcome the fear to avoid more of the same horrible consequences. It may result in death.

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For added drama this is a secret fear that we only learn about when they face it for the first time, and when they fail - with there are drastic consequences.consequences for other people, resulting in AllMyFault - which it is. The second time, they must overcome the fear to avoid more of the same horrible consequences. It may result in death.
8th Feb '17 5:17:24 AM Tightwire
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For added drama this is a secret fear that we only learn about when they face it for the first time, they fail - with drastic consequences. The second time, they must overcome the fear to avoid more of the same horrible consequences. It may result in death.
2nd Feb '17 1:08:21 PM MiddleEighth
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*Early on in ''Fanfic/WithStringsAttached'', when the four realize that someone was watching them attempt to play music on the beach, they have to decide whether to follow that someone when it runs off. George is the first to go, nervously citing, “Look fear in the face and it won't bother you any more.” This is something he said in [[GeorgeHarrison Real Life.]]
15th Jan '17 1:51:17 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': The pyrophobic Sandor Clegane when he fights against Beric Dondarrion's FlamingSword in "Kissed By Fire."
10th Nov '16 7:53:49 AM 06tele
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* Parodied in the ''Series/CrazyExGirlfriend'' song "Face Your Fears", in which Paula urges Rebecca to do this but in terms of incredibly bad advice, like "Run with scissors!" and "Swim right after eating!"
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