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1st Feb '18 9:35:42 PM patoezequiel
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* In ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'' Urgot's backstory involves Garen cutting him in two. He survived through Pididly's [[WeCanRebuildHim techmaturgy]] and ThePowerOfHate with his lower half replaced by four metal legs.

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* In ''VideoGame/LeagueOfLegends'' Urgot's backstory involves Garen ''VideoGame/{{Undertale}}'', [[spoiler:Undyne]] will take the blow if the protagonist tries to attack Monster Kid, cutting him [[spoiler:her]] in two. He survived through Pididly's [[WeCanRebuildHim techmaturgy]] half. [[spoiler:She]] ''refuses'' to die anyway, by generating enough determination to stay alive and ThePowerOfHate with his lower half replaced by four metal legs.take a OneWingedAngel form for the rest of the battle.
31st Jan '18 8:03:21 AM Cryoclaste
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* In ''GearsOfWar'', the game's signature chainsaw bayonet lets you do this to baddies (or other players in multiplayer).

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* In ''GearsOfWar'', ''VideoGame/GearsOfWar'', the game's signature chainsaw bayonet lets you do this to baddies (or other players in multiplayer).
27th Jan '18 4:11:45 AM Erin582
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Expect a character who ''survives'' this to become a MemeticBadass; see WhoNeedsTheirWholeBody

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Expect a character who ''survives'' this to become a MemeticBadass; see WhoNeedsTheirWholeBody
WhoNeedsTheirWholeBody.


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* Although we, thankfully, never [[GoryDiscretionShot see the actual aftermath of it,]] this is heavily implied to what happened to James Bond's colleague, Saunders, in ''Film/TheLivingDaylights'' after being the victim of a booby-trapped sliding glass door by [[TheDragon Necros.]] Well, in addition to [[OffWithHisHead other]] [[DeathByAThousandCuts things.]]
22nd Jan '18 9:58:44 PM BattleMaster
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* Has happened to ''Webcomic/{{Nodwick}}'' many times, including once when Piffany goofed while duct-taping him back together and accidentally attached his legs backwards.
22nd Jan '18 4:32:12 PM VicGeorge2011
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* Jewish tradition upholds that the prophet Isaiah met his end up being sawn in two, as one of the deaths of the heroes of faith in the ''Literature/BookOfHebrews''.
21st Jan '18 8:15:35 PM bwburke94
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* ''Literature/{{Worm}}'':
** [[spoiler:Taylor]] has most of her body below the waist incinerated by [[spoiler:Scion]], and only survives thanks to an EmergencyTransformation.
** Bonesaw at one point is cut in half. She's more annoyed at how long it's going to take finding a new set of legs that match her than about the damage; she'd reinforced her body and set up enough redundancies that she was still mobile and using her ''spine'' as a third limb.



* In ''Literature/{{Worm}}'', [[spoiler:Taylor]] has most of her body below the waist incinerated by [[spoiler:Scion]], and only survives thanks to an EmergencyTransformation.
** Bonesaw at one point is cut in half. She's more annoyed at how long it's going to take finding a new set of legs that match her than about the damage; she'd reinforced her body and setup enough redundancies that she was still mobile and using her ''spine'' as a third limb.
16th Jan '18 1:36:44 AM Cryoclaste
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* [[TheZerothLawOfTropeExamples Done in]] ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'' where the titular character is reported to have sliced Macdonwald "from the nave to the chaps" right before the play begins. This is done to establish right away how bloodthirsty [=MacBeth=] is.

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* [[TheZerothLawOfTropeExamples [[JustForFun/TheZerothLawOfTropeExamples Done in]] ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'' where the titular character is reported to have sliced Macdonwald "from the nave to the chaps" right before the play begins. This is done to establish right away how bloodthirsty [=MacBeth=] is.
13th Jan '18 3:57:44 PM Vir
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** In "I Had an Accident" [=SpongeBob=] gets [[ItMakesSenseInContext torn in half by a gorilla]], but [[GoodThingYouCanHeal it doesn't even keep him from talking.]]

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** In "I Had an Accident" [=SpongeBob=] gets [[ItMakesSenseInContext torn tore in half by a gorilla]], but [[GoodThingYouCanHeal it doesn't even keep him from talking.]]



** In "Krabby Land", [=SpongeBob=] pays two muscular guys to tear him in half to please a crowd of kids whom enjoy seeing him in pain.

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** In "Krabby Land", [=SpongeBob=] pays two muscular guys to tear him in half to please a crowd of kids whom who enjoy seeing him in pain.


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** In "Krusty Krushers", one of the two wrestling champs rips the other in half as a display of toughness, [[MajorInjuryUnderreaction and the one ripped in half doesn't even flinch]].
12th Jan '18 1:23:55 AM Cryoclaste
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* Superboy Prime uses his heat vision to cut the superhero Bushido in half in ''InfiniteCrisis''.

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* Superboy Prime uses his heat vision to cut the superhero Bushido in half in ''InfiniteCrisis''.''ComicBook/InfiniteCrisis''.
11th Jan '18 1:33:12 PM Derkhan
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* In one book in the ''Literature/MalazanBookOfTheFallen'' series, a wizard gets cut in half in the middle of a battle, and keeps himself alive briefly with magic. [[spoiler: It turns out this was in order to complete a spell to transfer his soul into a little marionnette.]]

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* In one ''Literature/GardensOfTheMoon'', book in one of the ''Literature/MalazanBookOfTheFallen'' series, a the wizard Hairlock gets cut in half in the middle of a battle, and keeps himself alive briefly with magic. [[spoiler: It turns out this was in order has been planned for and he is waiting to complete a spell to transfer his soul into a little marionnette.]]
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