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17th Jul '16 7:59:26 PM lavendermintrose
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* At the end of ''Anime/CodeGeass'' first season, [[spoiler:Lelouch, aka Zero the resistance leader, abandons the [[LaResistance Black Knights]] in the middle of the climatic battle in order to find [[IllGirl his sister]], whom he has just been informed has been kidnapped and taken to a remote island. [[TheRival Suzaku]] follows him, intent on finding out who Zero is and also stopping him for good. Kallen, being both TheAce and Zero's personal bodyguard, follows Suzaku. They end up having a MexicanStandoff on the island, with Suzaku [[TheReveal revealing Lelouch to be Zero]] and Kallen too shocked to shoot either of them while the two have a big falling out over each other's actions.]]

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* At the end of ''Anime/CodeGeass'' first season, [[spoiler:Lelouch, aka [[spoiler: Suzaku corners Zero the resistance leader, abandons the [[LaResistance Black Knights]] in the middle of the climatic battle in order to find [[IllGirl his sister]], whom he has just been informed has been kidnapped and taken to a remote island. [[TheRival Suzaku]] follows him, intent on finding out who Zero is and also stopping him for good. Kallen, being both TheAce and Zero's personal bodyguard, follows Suzaku. They they end up having a MexicanStandoff on the island, with an island. Suzaku [[TheReveal revealing reveals Zero's identity]] and they have this sort of discussion before trying to shoot. Somewhat justified in that Lelouch to be Zero]] has planted a bomb that will explode if he is shot.]]
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and Kallen too shocked to shoot either L-elf in episode 7 of them while ''Anime/ValvraveTheLiberator'' (which, incidentally, is by the two have a big falling out over each other's actions.]]same writer as Geass). They talk about L-elf's supposed betrayal. It's dramatic enough, but when [[HealingFactor Haruto]] joins in after he's been shot up to the point that anyone else ''would be dead'', it's practically Verdi territory.
8th Jun '16 2:37:57 PM margdean56
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While potentially dramatic and good for narrative purposes, this trope can still come across as [[PetPeeveTrope annoying]], especially if the two (or more) characters involved each have very good reasons to shoot one another and have demonstrated that they have no qualms with killing.

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While potentially dramatic and good for narrative purposes, this trope can still come across as [[PetPeeveTrope annoying]], especially if the two (or more) characters involved each have very good reasons to shoot one another and have demonstrated that they have no qualms with about killing.
28th Nov '15 5:45:29 PM nombretomado
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* Villains United #2: Catman and Deadshot, who both recognize that they have some degree of a death wish, [[MexicanStandoff have a knife and a gun on each other respectively]]. They begin talking about how they prefer their eggs. Consequently, eggs have become a recurring motif in SecretSix stories.

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* Villains United #2: Catman and Deadshot, who both recognize that they have some degree of a death wish, [[MexicanStandoff have a knife and a gun on each other respectively]]. They begin talking about how they prefer their eggs. Consequently, eggs have become a recurring motif in SecretSix ComicBook/SecretSix stories.
24th Nov '15 3:23:43 AM jormis29
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* In ''VideoGame/SplinterCell: Chaos Theory'', Fisher and [[spoiler: Douglas Shetland]] have an unskippable conversation with their guns at each other. (You do actually kill him).

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* In ''VideoGame/SplinterCell: Chaos Theory'', ''VideoGame/SplinterCellChaosTheory'', Fisher and [[spoiler: Douglas Shetland]] have an unskippable conversation with their guns at each other. (You do actually kill him).
25th Apr '15 6:03:56 AM Odon
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* Advised against by self-defense instructor Massad Ayoob, who says that talking slows down your reaction time if you have to shoot. Not to mention that everything you say (or rather everything witnesses heard, or misheard, you say) will be brought up in court.

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* Advised against by self-defense instructor Massad Ayoob, who says that talking slows down your reaction time if you have to shoot. Not to mention that everything you say (or rather rather, everything witnesses heard, or misheard, ''misheard'', you say) will be brought up in court.
9th Apr '15 2:54:14 AM TrollBrutal
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* In ''Series/TheWire'', Brother Mouzone and Omar have a very genial standoff - each complimenting the other on their choice of weapon and NervesOfSteel.
31st Dec '14 10:16:14 AM StFan
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27th Dec '14 5:31:16 PM LadyYuki
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* At the end of ''Anime/CodeGeass'' first season, [[spoiler:Lelouch, aka Zero the resistance leader, abandons the [[LaResistance Black Knights]] in the middle of the climatic battle in order to find [[SickGirl his sister]], whom he has just been informed has been kidnapped and taken to a remote island. [[TheRival Suzaku]] follows him, intent on finding out who Zero is and also stopping him for good. Kallen, being both TheAce and Zero's personal bodyguard, follows Suzaku. They end up having a MexicanStandoff on the island, with Suzaku [[TheReveal revealing Lelouch to be Zero]] and Kallen too shocked to shoot either of them while the two have a big falling out over each other's actions.]]

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* At the end of ''Anime/CodeGeass'' first season, [[spoiler:Lelouch, aka Zero the resistance leader, abandons the [[LaResistance Black Knights]] in the middle of the climatic battle in order to find [[SickGirl [[IllGirl his sister]], whom he has just been informed has been kidnapped and taken to a remote island. [[TheRival Suzaku]] follows him, intent on finding out who Zero is and also stopping him for good. Kallen, being both TheAce and Zero's personal bodyguard, follows Suzaku. They end up having a MexicanStandoff on the island, with Suzaku [[TheReveal revealing Lelouch to be Zero]] and Kallen too shocked to shoot either of them while the two have a big falling out over each other's actions.]]
6th Nov '14 1:52:21 AM Odon
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* ''Series/{{Angel}}''. Wesley is having a RooftopConfrontation with his father at gunpoint, causing the latter to comment sarcastically, "Of course, we're in Los Angeles. We have to talk about our feelings."

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* ''Series/{{Angel}}''. Wesley is having exchanging a RooftopConfrontation mutual TheReasonYouSuckSpeech with his father at gunpoint, causing the latter to comment sarcastically, "Of course, we're in Los Angeles. We have to talk about our feelings."
6th Nov '14 1:51:03 AM Odon
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* Advised against by self-defense instructor Massad Ayoob, who says that talking slows down your reaction time if you have to shoot. Not to mention that everything you say (or rather everything witnesses heard, or misheard, you say) will be brought up in court.
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