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16th Mar '17 2:51:30 PM FF32
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** A season later, Carl (and Master Shake) get their entire skins ripped off ([[Squick in very graphic detail]]), and eventually shot by Rudy.

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** A season later, Carl (and Master Shake) get their entire skins ripped off ([[Squick ([[{{Squick}} in very graphic detail]]), and eventually shot by Rudy.
11th Mar '17 4:34:29 PM ZimFan89
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* The 'Franchise/StarWars'' fic ''[[https://m.fanfiction.net/s/2696712/1/Important-Information Important Information]]'' has Han Solo captured and brutally tortured by a group of imperial remnants. In one scene, he's being [[ATasteOfTheLash whipped]], and the woman who's the main TortureTechnician tells the guy with the whip to 'keep going until his back is flayed'. And as if that weren't enough, she burns the raw skin with a white-hot metal bar afterward. Talk about your NightmareFuel...

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* The 'Franchise/StarWars'' ''Franchise/StarWars'' fic ''[[https://m.fanfiction.net/s/2696712/1/Important-Information Important Information]]'' has Han Solo captured and brutally tortured by a group of imperial remnants. In one scene, he's being [[ATasteOfTheLash whipped]], and the woman who's the main TortureTechnician tells the guy with the whip to 'keep going until his back is flayed'. And as if that weren't enough, she burns the raw skin with a white-hot metal bar afterward. Talk about your NightmareFuel...
11th Mar '17 4:33:49 PM ZimFan89
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** At one point Nihilus contemplates [[CompellingVoice forcing]] [[BrainwashedandCrazy Rainbow Dash]] to [[Literature/ASongOfIceandFire tear the skin off her own wings and beg to have them amputated]].

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** At one point Nihilus contemplates [[CompellingVoice forcing]] [[BrainwashedandCrazy Rainbow Dash]] to [[Literature/ASongOfIceandFire [[Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire tear the skin off her own wings and beg to have them amputated]].


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* In ''Fanfic/TheNewAdventuresOfInvaderZim'', [[ComicBook/JohnnyTheHomicidalManiac Nny]] is introduced doing this to some poor bastard (whom Nny implies is a [[AssholeVictim pedophile]]).
21st Jan '17 3:32:06 PM SMARTALIENQT
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* The apostle Bartholomew is said to have been flayed alive by an Armenian prince after the latter's brother, the king, converted to Christianity; and indeed, he is often represented in art as [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cf/Last_judgement.jpg holding his own flayed skin]]. This is why "St. Bartholomew's" is a common name for hospitals; due to the method of his death, he's considered the patron saint of surgery.

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* The apostle Bartholomew is said to have been flayed alive by an Armenian prince after the latter's brother, the king, converted to Christianity; and indeed, he is often represented in art as [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/cf/Last_judgement.jpg holding his own flayed skin]]. This is why "St. Bartholomew's" is a common name for hospitals; due to the method of his death, he's considered the patron saint of surgery. He's also the patron saint of ''[[GenuineHumanHide leather and leather-workers]].''



* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akiva_ben_Joseph Rabbi Akiva ben Joseph]] was killed through flaying by the Romans for practicing and teaching Judaism. (He also unnerved his killers by reciting the Sh'ma while they did it, as one of the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten_Martyrs#The_martyrs Ten Martyrs]] of Judaism.)



* [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akiva_ben_Joseph Rabbi Akiva ben Joseph]] was killed through flaying by the Romans for practicing and teaching Judaism. (He also unnerved his killers by reciting the Sh'ma while they did it, as one of the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten_Martyrs#The_martyrs Ten Martyrs]] of Judaism.)



* Popular tradition holds that St. Bartholomew was martyred this way, which is why he is the patron saint of (among other things) ''[[GenuineHumanHide leather and leather-workers]].''
21st Jan '17 3:29:28 PM SMARTALIENQT
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* Popular tradition holds that St. Bartholomew was martyred this way, which is why he is the patron saint of (among other things) ''[[GenuineHumanHide leather and leather-workers]].''
19th Jan '17 4:46:41 PM TudorRose
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* In Creator/RobinJarvis' ''Literature/DeptfordMice'' trilogy, the followers of the [[ReligionOfEvil Raith Sidhe]] skin their victims as sacrifices to the rat god Hobb. This tradition is carried on even after the Raith Sidhe are usurped by Jupiter.
17th Jan '17 2:29:51 PM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': Lord Roose Bolton provides the page quote: "A naked man has few secrets; a flayed man none." House Bolton has a long enough tradition of this activity to make a flayed man their sigil. Roose's bastard son Ramsay does it for ''fun''.
14th Jan '17 11:59:22 AM ACW
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*In ''Manga/DogSoldier'': UsefulNotes/MuammarGaddafi carves a grid on the main character's back and [[ColdBloodedTorture removes the skin]].
11th Jan '17 7:04:31 PM Vir
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* During the ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'' HalloweenEpisode, Muscle Man is dragged off by a wizard. He returns a few moments later, [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/TOLD_YA_I_WAS_RIPPED_2021.png totally skinned]], declares "I told you I was ripped" and falls over dead.

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* During the first ''WesternAnimation/RegularShow'' HalloweenEpisode, Muscle Man is dragged off by a wizard. He returns a few moments later, [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/TOLD_YA_I_WAS_RIPPED_2021.png totally skinned]], declares "I told you I was ripped" and falls over dead.
21st Dec '16 8:08:34 AM Owlorange1995
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* Scalping is this, though "limited" to the head.
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