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20th Apr '16 6:04:12 PM jahman
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* The Fourth Shinobi World War of ''{{Naruto}}'' features this as a major point. The main objective of the protagonists is to ensure [[spoiler:Tobi]] does not capture Naruto or B. They also effectively place Naruto under house arrest and assign what amounts to a small army to keeping him hidden.

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* The Fourth Shinobi World War of ''{{Naruto}}'' features this as a major point. The main objective of the protagonists is to ensure [[spoiler:Tobi]] does not capture Naruto or B. They also effectively place Naruto under house arrest and assign what amounts to a small army to keeping him hidden.hidden, though the changing situation forces them to reconsider and either change the strategy to let let him fight, but make sure he has back up asap wherever possible or risk the war being lost.
20th Apr '16 5:55:32 PM Godzillawolf
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* It's easier to list the entries in the ''Franchise/UltraSeries'' that ''don't'' have this trope. More or less every Ultra has a military group backing them up and likely wouldn't get through many of their battles without them. Many series even have instances were the Ultra is nearly killed (or ACTUALLY killed) and it's up to their backup to revive them. One of the indicators that [[Series/UltramanLeo Commander Black]] is DangerouslyGenreSavvy is that his first act upon arriving is to [[spoiler:preemptively ambush Leo's and wipe them out before they even know he exists.]]
20th Apr '16 4:55:07 PM eroock
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* In ''Film/TheBigHeat'', after the hero's wife is killed, a number of his ex-army friends guard his daughter.
30th Jan '16 8:26:59 AM imadmagician
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[[TropeNamer Named after]] the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Secret_Service Secret Service]] [[WeAllLiveInAmerica of the United States]] whose primary duty in modern times is to protect [[OurPresidentsAreDifferent The President of the United States]][[note]]As well as the Vice President, any plausible candidates for Pres/VP, foreign dignitaries, ''plus'' the immeidate families of all of same.[[/note]] ''and'' the country's financial system.[[note]]As in fighting against fradulant transactions; so if you try to forge some plates, you can expect a visit from those same MenInBlack who could conceivably have to take down a squad of assassins.[[/note]]

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[[TropeNamer Named after]] the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Secret_Service Secret Service]] [[WeAllLiveInAmerica of the United States]] whose primary duty in modern times is to protect [[OurPresidentsAreDifferent The President of the United States]][[note]]As well as the Vice President, any plausible candidates for Pres/VP, foreign dignitaries, ''plus'' the immeidate immediate families of all of same.[[/note]] ''and'' the country's financial system.[[note]]As in fighting against fradulant fraudulent transactions; so if you try to forge some plates, you can expect a visit from those same MenInBlack who could conceivably have to take down a squad of assassins.[[/note]]



* [[TheHero Wil Ohmsford]] is this to [[RebelliousPrincess Amberle [[essedil]] in ''Literature/ElfstonesOfShannara''; [[MauveShirt Crispin]] and his Elven Hunters are this to both of them. In ''Literature/TheWishsongOfShannara'', [[ActionSurvivor Jair's]] party does the same for him, guarding him on his trek to Heaven's Well.

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* [[TheHero Wil Ohmsford]] is this to [[RebelliousPrincess Amberle [[essedil]] Elessedil]] in ''Literature/ElfstonesOfShannara''; [[MauveShirt Crispin]] and his Elven Hunters are this to both of them. In ''Literature/TheWishsongOfShannara'', [[ActionSurvivor Jair's]] party does the same for him, guarding him on his trek to Heaven's Well.



* In ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003'' there were the Guardians, an organization of high-tech Ninja who filled this role for the Utrons. Splinter's deceased master Himato Yoshi was one of them, and regarded as one of the best and one of the most loyal. He was trusted with their greatest secrets, which is why he was targeted by the Shredder. It turned out to be pointless for the villain, as Yoshi was willing to die before he talked, and was DefiantToTheEnd, insulting the honorless villain with his last words.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2003'' there were the Guardians, an organization of high-tech Ninja who filled this role for the Utrons. Utroms. Splinter's deceased master Himato Hamato Yoshi was one of them, and regarded as one of the best and one of the most loyal. He was trusted with their greatest secrets, which is why he was targeted by the Shredder. It turned out to be pointless for the villain, as Yoshi was willing to die before he talked, and was DefiantToTheEnd, insulting the honorless villain with his last words.
9th Jan '16 11:42:48 AM The_Weirdo
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* DungeonsAndDragons plays this trope straight for some classes or at least for some roles within the group: the Barbarian and the Fighter get hit so the Wizard, the Rogue and sometimes the Cleric or Bard don't have to. Then there is the Knight, a Wizard's best friend in that its class abilities ''focus'' on actively drawing aggro towards it.
30th Dec '15 1:16:44 AM Mhazard
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Contrasts OneManArmy, who fights on his own without anyone protecting him.
20th Dec '15 9:46:53 PM DonaldthePotholer
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[[TropeNamer Named after]] the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Secret_Service Secret Service]] [[WeAllLiveInAmerica of the United States]] whose primary duty in modern times is to protect [[OurPresidentsAreDifferent The President of the United States]][[note]]As well as the Vice President, any plausible candidates for Pres/VP, foreign dignitaries, ''plus'' the immeidate families of all of same.[[/note]] ''and'' the country's financial system.[[note]]As in fighting against fradulant transactions; so if you try to forge some plates, you can expect a visit from those same MenInBlack who could conceivably have to take down a squad of assassins.[[/note]]
19th Oct '15 7:17:41 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[TheHero Wil Ohmsford]] is this to [[RebelliousPrincess Amberle [[essedil]] in ''[[TheSwordOfShannara The Elfstones Of Shannara]]''; [[MauveShirt Crispin]] and his Elven Hunters are this to both of them. In ''Literature/TheWishsongOfShannara'', [[ActionSurvivor Jair's]] party does the same for him, guarding him on his trek to Heaven's Well.

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* [[TheHero Wil Ohmsford]] is this to [[RebelliousPrincess Amberle [[essedil]] in ''[[TheSwordOfShannara The Elfstones Of Shannara]]''; ''Literature/ElfstonesOfShannara''; [[MauveShirt Crispin]] and his Elven Hunters are this to both of them. In ''Literature/TheWishsongOfShannara'', [[ActionSurvivor Jair's]] party does the same for him, guarding him on his trek to Heaven's Well.
19th Oct '15 7:09:00 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[TheHero Wil Ohmsford]] is this to [[RebelliousPrincess Amberle [[essedil]] in ''[[TheSwordOfShannara The Elfstones Of Shannara]]''; [[MauveShirt Crispin]] and his Elven Hunters are this to both of them. In ''TheWishsongOfShannara'', [[ActionSurvivor Jair's]] party does the same for him, guarding him on his trek to Heaven's Well.

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* [[TheHero Wil Ohmsford]] is this to [[RebelliousPrincess Amberle [[essedil]] in ''[[TheSwordOfShannara The Elfstones Of Shannara]]''; [[MauveShirt Crispin]] and his Elven Hunters are this to both of them. In ''TheWishsongOfShannara'', ''Literature/TheWishsongOfShannara'', [[ActionSurvivor Jair's]] party does the same for him, guarding him on his trek to Heaven's Well.
6th Oct '15 7:50:29 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* ''Literature/JourneyToChaos'': Trickster gods in general play this role to Tasio's "bestest friend", Eric Watley. In ''Literature/LoomingShadow'', Tasio reveals that he and his siblings kept the worst dangers from even reaching him in the previous book.

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* ''Literature/JourneyToChaos'': Trickster gods in general play this role to Tasio's "bestest friend", Eric Watley. In ''Literature/LoomingShadow'', Tasio reveals that he and his siblings kept the worst dangers from even reaching him in the previous book. This is after one of said siblings, Poi, randomly appeared on a ship that Eric was traveling on, engaged in a cyrptic conversation with Eric's mentor about how important the boy was to their plans, and then saved him from [[DemonicPossession enforcer possessed]] monsters.
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