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24th Mar '16 10:54:04 AM eroock
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-->--'''Sir Philip Sidney''', ''as reported in his friend Fulke Greville's biography''

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-->--'''Sir -->-- '''Sir Philip Sidney''', ''as reported in his friend Fulke Greville's biography''
2nd Oct '15 12:10:25 PM MartialArtsMaster
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* ''Anime/YuGiOh'' has an episode featuring a flashback to when Yugi's grandfather forfeited a duel over some water because his opponent was dying.

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* ''Anime/YuGiOh'' has an episode featuring a flashback to when Yugi's grandfather forfeited a duel over some water because his opponent was dying. [[spoiler:Both are still alive, as both were rescued shortly after that.]]
15th Sep '15 7:40:04 PM MechWarrior
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** Similarly, this is one of Takiko Okuda's biggest character traits in FushigiYuugiGenbuKaiden -- and one of the reasons why she earns the respect of her Seishi. [[spoiler: But it's also a deconstruction, since Takiko has a ''serious'' case of HeroicselfDeprecation and one of the "signs" is putting others before herself more than she should... so ultimately, Takiko's lack of self-worth is one of the reasons why she's devoured from the inside by Genbu itself.]]

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** Similarly, this is one of Takiko Okuda's biggest character traits in FushigiYuugiGenbuKaiden Manga/FushigiYuugiGenbuKaiden -- and one of the reasons why she earns the respect of her Seishi. [[spoiler: But it's also a deconstruction, since Takiko has a ''serious'' case of HeroicselfDeprecation HeroicSelfDeprecation and one of the "signs" is putting others before herself more than she should... so ultimately, Takiko's lack of self-worth is one of the reasons why she's devoured from the inside by Genbu itself.]]



* In ''[[FanFic/SovereignGFCOrigins Origins]]'', a ''MassEffect''[=/=]''StarWars''[[spoiler:[=/=]''[=Borderlands=]''[=/=]''[=Halo=]'']] MassiveMultiplayerCrossover, ''nar tasi'' geth (those disconnected from the Consensus who avert IndividualityIsIllegal) invoke this trope to Aria T'Loak, knowing they will [[HeroicSacrifice end up dead/destroyed]] covering the organics' retreat.

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* In ''[[FanFic/SovereignGFCOrigins Origins]]'', a ''MassEffect''[=/=]''StarWars''[[spoiler:[=/=]''[=Borderlands=]''[=/=]''[=Halo=]'']] ''Franchise/MassEffect''[=/=]''Franchise/StarWars''[[spoiler:[=/=]''[=Borderlands=]''[=/=]''[=Halo=]'']] MassiveMultiplayerCrossover, ''nar tasi'' geth (those disconnected from the Consensus who avert IndividualityIsIllegal) invoke this trope to Aria T'Loak, knowing they will [[HeroicSacrifice end up dead/destroyed]] covering the organics' retreat.



* Subverted in ''Film/IRobot'', where Del Spooner (played by WillSmith) explains how he was once involved in a car accident that left him and a small girl trapped in sinking cars. A robot was on hand to save them, but despite his pleading, it chose him over the girl based on a calculated 11% probability of survival compared to his 35%.

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* Subverted in ''Film/IRobot'', where Del Spooner (played by WillSmith) Creator/WillSmith) explains how he was once involved in a car accident that left him and a small girl trapped in sinking cars. A robot was on hand to save them, but despite his pleading, it chose him over the girl based on a calculated 11% probability of survival compared to his 35%.



* In William King's ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' novel ''SpaceWolf'', Ragnar carries an injured SpaceMarine from a fight and gives him over to the priests for his injuries to be cared for. One priest inspects Ragnar's own injuries. Ragnar tells him to care for the other SpaceMarine -- realizing it sounded stupid even as he said it -- and the priest assures him that the man is being cared for and (gently) orders him to accept treatment.

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* In William King's ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' novel ''SpaceWolf'', ''Literature/SpaceWolf'', Ragnar carries an injured SpaceMarine from a fight and gives him over to the priests for his injuries to be cared for. One priest inspects Ragnar's own injuries. Ragnar tells him to care for the other SpaceMarine -- realizing it sounded stupid even as he said it -- and the priest assures him that the man is being cared for and (gently) orders him to accept treatment.



* The ''Series/{{MASH}}'' episode "A Full Rich Day" in which a guy comes in with his wounded buddy, and holds the E.R. hostage until the buddy is taken care of. "You save my buddy or everyone here dies" kinda thing.

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* The ''Series/{{MASH}}'' ''Series/{{Mash}}'' episode "A Full Rich Day" in which a guy comes in with his wounded buddy, and holds the E.R. hostage until the buddy is taken care of. "You save my buddy or everyone here dies" kinda thing.



* Discussed by [[spoiler: Asama and Effie]] in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates''. During the ''Invisible Kingdom'' campaign, their supports have her putting herself in great and potentially fatal danger several times to protect others; as he [[AfteractionPatchUp heals her wounds]] he tells her that she's being a MartyrWithoutACause for it, but she refuses to step down because she wants to help anyone who needs it. [[spoiler: If they have a RelationshipUpgrade, he will tell her that he wants to protect ''her'' from now on, and she accepts to have gim fight next to her because she's realise that her own life is precious too.]]

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* Discussed by [[spoiler: Asama and Effie]] in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates''. During the ''Invisible Kingdom'' campaign, their supports have her putting herself in great and potentially fatal danger several times to protect others; as he [[AfteractionPatchUp [[AfterActionPatchUp heals her wounds]] he tells her that she's being a MartyrWithoutACause for it, but she refuses to step down because she wants to help anyone who needs it. [[spoiler: If they have a RelationshipUpgrade, he will tell her that he wants to protect ''her'' from now on, and she accepts to have gim so that he may fight next to at her side, because she's realise she now knows that her own life is precious too.as well.]]
14th Sep '15 8:06:08 PM ZeldaQueen64
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* A variation occurs in ''Film/SpiritedAway''. Chihiro is gifted a medicine ball from a river god, which she plans to use to turn her parents into humans again. [[spoiler:She ends up giving part of it to Haku to make him cough up Zeniba's seal/free him from Yubaba's control and the rest to No Face to make him throw up everything he ate in the bathhouse and turn him good again.]]

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* A variation occurs in ''Film/SpiritedAway''.''Anime/SpiritedAway''. Chihiro is gifted a medicine ball from a river god, which she plans to use to turn her parents into humans again. [[spoiler:She ends up giving part of it to Haku to make him cough up Zeniba's seal/free him from Yubaba's control and the rest to No Face to make him throw up everything he ate in the bathhouse and turn him good again.]]
14th Sep '15 7:54:49 PM ZeldaQueen64
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* A variation occurs in ''Film/SpiritedAway''. Chihiro is gifted a medicine ball from a river god, which she plans to use to turn her parents into humans again. [[spoiler:She ends up giving part of it to Haku to make him cough up Zeniba's seal/free him from Yubaba's control and the rest to No Face to make him throw up everything he ate in the bathhouse and turn him good again.]]
* In ''Film/{{Horns}}'', [[spoiler:Ig tries to give Merrin's cross, which he stole back from her killer, to her father. Her father tells Ig, "You need it more than I do". When Ig puts it on, it changes him back into a human without horns.]]
7th Aug '15 6:22:18 AM Prometheus117
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* This is what [[NiceGirl Filia]] of ''VideoGame/SkullGirls'' ultimately decides to do with her wish on the [[ArtifactOfDoom Skull Heart]], choosing to [[spoiler:give her old friend Painwheel/Carol a better life instead of [[AmnesiacHero regaining her lost memories]]. She could live without them, but Carol's life was destroyed by [[DarkAndTroubledPast her abduction and transformation by Lab Zero]]]]. It becomes a BittersweetEnding [[spoiler:when the Heart reveals that Filia will become the next Skullgirl, but it does [[SlowTransformation slow her transformation]] to allow her to live out her remaining time happily with her friend]].
1st Aug '15 12:48:30 PM RainFairy
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** ''Unmasked'' reveals that, after the battle at Karakura Town was over, Harribel's badly injured fraccions insisted Orihime heal Harribel before touching their own injuries.

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** ''Unmasked'' reveals that, after the battle at Karakura Town was over, Harribel's badly injured fraccions it turned out that [[spoiler: Harribel]], who was thought of as dead, had actually survived [[spoiler: being cut down by Aizen]], and [[spoiler: her AmazonBrigade]] had also lived after both [[spoiler: cutting off their arms to create the monster Ayon ''and'' being torched alive.]] Nevertheless, when [[spoiler: the AmazonBrigade]] approached Orihime for healing, they insisted Orihime heal Harribel before touching on her healing [[spoiler: Harribel]] first rather than them, and utterly refused to have their own injuries.
massive injuries treated until they were sure that their leader would live.



* When Rogue first joined the Comicbook/{{X-Men}} Wolverine was bitterly furious about it. However, after she and he [[FireForgedFriends went up against some enemies]], and she took an attack meant for him and Mariko and was dying, he forced her to absorb his own healing factor -- over her objections, as she pointed out he was injured, too.

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* When Rogue first joined the Comicbook/{{X-Men}} Comicbook/{{X-Men}}, Wolverine was bitterly furious about it. However, after she and he [[FireForgedFriends went up against some enemies]], and she took an attack meant for him and Mariko and was dying, he forced her to absorb his own healing factor HealingFactor -- over her objections, as she pointed out he was injured, too.



** Truly becomes an example of this trope when the doctors serve him up an angry WhatTheHellHero speech upon saving his buddy,[[spoiler: and he collapses on the floor front of them. The doctors then discover he was just as badly wounded as his friend.]]

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** Truly becomes an example of this trope when the doctors serve him up an angry WhatTheHellHero speech upon saving his buddy,[[spoiler: buddy... [[spoiler: and he collapses on the floor front of them. The doctors then discover he was just as badly wounded as his friend.]]



* In ''VideoGame/MegaMan10'', Roll comes down with Roboenza early in the plot, but saves her medicine in case another robot needs it. Sure enough, after defeating all 8 bosses, Dr. Wily takes all the medicine... and ''then'' Mega Man comes down with Roboenza and there is no medicine. Roll gives Mega Man her own medicine.

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* In ''VideoGame/MegaMan10'', Roll comes down with Roboenza early in the plot, but saves her medicine in case another robot needs it. Sure enough, after defeating all 8 bosses, Dr. Wily takes all the medicine... and ''then'' Mega Man comes down with Roboenza and there is no medicine. So Roll gives Mega Man her own medicine.
* Discussed by [[spoiler: Asama and Effie]] in ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates''. During the ''Invisible Kingdom'' campaign, their supports have her putting herself in great and potentially fatal danger several times to protect others; as he [[AfteractionPatchUp heals her wounds]] he tells her that she's being a MartyrWithoutACause for it, but she refuses to step down because she wants to help anyone who needs it. [[spoiler: If they have a RelationshipUpgrade, he will tell her that he wants to protect ''her'' from now on, and she accepts to have gim fight next to her because she's realise that her own life is precious too.]]
1st Aug '15 12:24:55 PM RainFairy
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** Similarly, this is one of Takiko's biggest character traits in FushigiYuugiGenbuKaiden -- and one of the reasons why she earns the respect of her Seishi.

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** Similarly, this is one of Takiko's Takiko Okuda's biggest character traits in FushigiYuugiGenbuKaiden -- and one of the reasons why she earns the respect of her Seishi.Seishi. [[spoiler: But it's also a deconstruction, since Takiko has a ''serious'' case of HeroicselfDeprecation and one of the "signs" is putting others before herself more than she should... so ultimately, Takiko's lack of self-worth is one of the reasons why she's devoured from the inside by Genbu itself.]]
27th Jun '15 9:13:57 PM nombretomado
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* In the pilot movie of the original ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|Classic}}'', in which [[UnusualEuphemism Socialator]] Cassiopeia (basically a space hooker) insists "There are others in greater need than I" when Starbuck tries to get her medical attention for her broken arm.

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* In the pilot movie of the original ''Series/{{Battlestar Galactica|Classic}}'', Galactica|1978}}'', in which [[UnusualEuphemism Socialator]] Cassiopeia (basically a space hooker) insists "There are others in greater need than I" when Starbuck tries to get her medical attention for her broken arm.
18th Jun '15 10:09:55 AM MechWarrior
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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maximilian_Kolbe Saint Maximilian Maria Kolbe.]] A Franciscan friar in Poland and ex missionaire, he was a bold critic of ThoseWackyNazis which, coupled with him opening his friary to Jewish refugees, got him sentenced to Auschwitz. While there, he often stepped out of the ration line when rumors broke that they were running out. In July, 1941, an escape happened, and ten men from the escaped man's block were to be randomly [[DisproportionateRetribution chosen to starve to death in punishment]]. When one of the condemned (a Polish sergeant named Franciszek Gajowniczek) broke down in tears [[IHaveAFamily over never seeing his wife and children again]], [[BadassPreacher Kolbe]] [[TakeMeInstead volunteered]] [[HeroicSacrifice to take the man's place.]] Kolbe [[MadeOfIron lasted three weeks]], [[TeamDad tending to the other condemned as best he could.]] The man whom he replaced? [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming Gajowniczek survived Auschwitz and lived long enough to see Kolbe canonized in 1982.]]

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* [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maximilian_Kolbe Saint Maximilian Maria Kolbe.]] A Franciscan friar in Poland and ex missionaire, he was a bold critic of ThoseWackyNazis which, coupled with him opening his friary to Jewish refugees, got him sentenced to Auschwitz. While there, he often stepped out of the ration line when rumors broke that they were running out. In July, 1941, an escape happened, and ten men from the escaped man's block were to be randomly [[DisproportionateRetribution chosen to starve to death in punishment]]. When one of the condemned (a Polish sergeant named Franciszek Gajowniczek) broke down in tears [[IHaveAFamily over never seeing his wife and children again]], [[BadassPreacher Kolbe]] [[TakeMeInstead volunteered]] [[HeroicSacrifice to take the man's place.]] Kolbe [[MadeOfIron lasted three weeks]], [[TeamDad tending to the other condemned as best he could.]] The man whom he replaced? [[CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming [[SugarWiki/HeartwarmingMoments Gajowniczek survived Auschwitz and lived long enough to see Kolbe canonized in 1982.]]
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