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2nd Feb '17 1:35:46 PM rjd1922
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* This is how [[spoiler: Sakura Ogami]] from ''VisualNovel/{{Danganronpa}}'' died. [[spoiler: She chose committing suicide instead of murdering other students (which would emotionally wreck her as she's very lawful and honorable ''and'' one of the students is her best friend Aoi) or letting her beloved dojo be destroyed (since Monobear is forcing her to be TheMole upon threatening said dojo).]]

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* This is how [[spoiler: Sakura Ogami]] from ''VisualNovel/{{Danganronpa}}'' died. [[spoiler: She chose committing suicide instead of murdering other students (which would emotionally wreck her as she's very lawful and honorable ''and'' one of the students is her best friend Aoi) or letting her beloved dojo be destroyed (since Monobear Monokuma is forcing her to be TheMole upon threatening said dojo).]]
23rd Jan '17 9:43:46 AM Dark_Lord_
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* [[spoiler: The PlayerCharacter]] ultimately does this in the true ending of ''VideoGame/DragonsDogma''. It turns out there is a cycle going on in the gameworld. It basically is that the Seneschal (this game's equivalent to God) wants to quit with his job and needs to find a successor. To find someone worthy of such a position, the Seneschal sends down a huge dragon to terrorize the land. The one who manages to slay it is worthy to become the new Seneschal. It turns out that the previous Seneschals were all humans once, who walked the same path. After [[spoiler:the PlayerCharacter]] becomes the new Seneschal, he kills himself, breaking the cycle and freeing humanity from the dragons.
4th Dec '16 12:57:32 PM deezee
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* In ''Literature/FromTheNewWorld'', a character tell the story of Izumi Kutegawa, a sweet and kind young girl [[spoiler: whose Cantus goes out of control and causes fatal mutations in everything around her. The village leaders give her a batch of pills, telling her they will cure her condition. However, she soon realizes they are actually poison - but takes them anyway, since she is too dangerous to remain alive. Shun ultimately faces the same fate, except he develops an immunity to poison and apparently kills himself using his Cantus]].
23rd Nov '16 9:10:41 PM Fireblood
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* ''Literature/TheDarkElfTrilogy'': Pulled off by Zaknafein in order to spare Drizzt's life in ''Homeland'', and again in ''Exile'' when Matron Malice tries to possess him by [[MoreThanMindControl removing his soul from his dead body.]]
15th Nov '16 5:17:00 AM GlitteringFlowers
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*** [[spoiler: While the Rainbow Sage [[YourDaysAreNumbered is about to die of old age]] by the time the cast meets him, when Garon's advisor Iago sends the Avatar and his/her group a message saying that they must kill the Sage to avert anyone else to get his immense powers, the Sage simply tells the Avatar not to worry [[FaceDeathWithDignity and calmly]] [[BetterToDieThanBeKilled offs himself right there]]. And unlike the others, [[KilledOffForReal there is no way to save him]].]]
** [[spoiler: After being defeated for the last time, Prince Ryoma of Hoshido realizes that the Avatar will be caught in a straight-up SadisticChoice where, [[IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten if he/she refuses to finish him off, Garon will probably kill him/her instead]]. So [[TakeAThirdOption before this happens]], Ryoma commits {{seppuku}} on the spot to both die honorably and keep the Avatar from being killed. And just like the Rainbow Sage, he [[KilledOffForReal stays dead]].]]

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*** [[spoiler: While the Rainbow Sage [[YourDaysAreNumbered is already about to die of old age]] by the time the cast meets him, when Garon's advisor Iago sends the Avatar and his/her group a message saying that they must kill the Sage to avert anyone else to get his immense powers, the Sage simply tells the Avatar not to worry [[FaceDeathWithDignity and calmly]] [[BetterToDieThanBeKilled offs himself right there]]. And unlike the others, [[KilledOffForReal there is no way to save him]].]]
** *** [[spoiler: After being defeated for the last time, Prince Ryoma of Hoshido realizes that the Avatar will be caught in a straight-up SadisticChoice where, [[IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten if he/she refuses to finish him off, Garon will probably kill him/her instead]]. So [[TakeAThirdOption before this happens]], Ryoma commits {{seppuku}} on the spot to both die honorably and keep the Avatar from being killed. And just like the Rainbow Sage, he [[KilledOffForReal stays dead]].]]
15th Nov '16 5:16:29 AM GlitteringFlowers
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** ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates Fates]]'' plays this completely straight in the ''Conquest''/Nohr path. [[spoiler: After being defeated for the last time, Prince Ryoma of Hoshido realizes that the Avatar will be caught in a straight-up SadisticChoice where, [[IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten if he/she refuses to finish him off, Garon will probably kill him/her instead]]. So [[TakeAThirdOption before this happens]], Ryoma commits {{seppuku}} on the spot to both die honorably and keep the Avatar from being killed. And unlike the others, [[KilledOffForReal there is no way to save him]] in this route.]]

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** ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemFates Fates]]'' plays this completely straight ''twice'' in the ''Conquest''/Nohr path. path:
*** [[spoiler: While the Rainbow Sage [[YourDaysAreNumbered is about to die of old age]] by the time the cast meets him, when Garon's advisor Iago sends the Avatar and his/her group a message saying that they must kill the Sage to avert anyone else to get his immense powers, the Sage simply tells the Avatar not to worry [[FaceDeathWithDignity and calmly]] [[BetterToDieThanBeKilled offs himself right there]]. And unlike the others, [[KilledOffForReal there is no way to save him]].]]
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[[spoiler: After being defeated for the last time, Prince Ryoma of Hoshido realizes that the Avatar will be caught in a straight-up SadisticChoice where, [[IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten if he/she refuses to finish him off, Garon will probably kill him/her instead]]. So [[TakeAThirdOption before this happens]], Ryoma commits {{seppuku}} on the spot to both die honorably and keep the Avatar from being killed. And unlike just like the others, Rainbow Sage, he [[KilledOffForReal there is no way to save him]] in this route.stays dead]].]]
7th Nov '16 4:43:22 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* In ''Manga/FairyTail'', [[spoiler:[[AnIcePerson Invel]] uses his [[MindRape mag]][[PeoplePuppets ic]] to force Gray and Juvia to [[InvoluntaryBattleToTheDeath fight to the death]], with Grey being the obvious victor. Seeing no other way out, as Invel outright states the only way they'll be free is when one dies and they can't attack him, they simultaneously muster the last of their resistance to kill themselves, Juvia in order to spare Gray from living with the sin of killing her, and Gray in order to save Juvia's life. However, Gray ends up surviving because Juvia gave him an emergency blood transfusion before she died, saving him]].

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* In ''Manga/FairyTail'', [[spoiler:[[AnIcePerson Invel]] uses his [[MindRape mag]][[PeoplePuppets ic]] to force Gray and Juvia to [[InvoluntaryBattleToTheDeath fight to the death]], with Grey being the obvious victor. Seeing no other way out, as Invel outright states the only way they'll be free is when one dies and they can't attack him, they simultaneously muster the last of their resistance to kill themselves, Juvia in order to spare Gray from living with the sin of killing her, and Gray in order to save Juvia's life. However, both of them survive: Gray ends up surviving because Juvia gave him an emergency blood transfusion before she died, saving him]].collapsing, and Juvia because her and Gray's guildmate Wendy managed to heal her in time]].
30th Oct '16 3:18:25 PM nombretomado
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* In the ''HeraldsOfValdemar'' novel ''Oathbreakers,'' Jadrek drugs himself asleep with the intention of dying quietly of cold rather than continue to be TheLoad to Kethry and Tarma if they're unable to find shelter from the bitter mountain winter weather they're lost in. Fortunately, they ''do'' find shelter and he sleeps the medication off without further complications, although Tarma at least suspects what he was trying to do.

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* In the ''HeraldsOfValdemar'' ''Literature/HeraldsOfValdemar'' novel ''Oathbreakers,'' Jadrek drugs himself asleep with the intention of dying quietly of cold rather than continue to be TheLoad to Kethry and Tarma if they're unable to find shelter from the bitter mountain winter weather they're lost in. Fortunately, they ''do'' find shelter and he sleeps the medication off without further complications, although Tarma at least suspects what he was trying to do.
25th Oct '16 2:57:40 AM Fireblood
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* ''Film/StarTrekNemesis'': Data, homaging Spock's {{heroic sacrifice}} in ''Wrath of Khan''.
16th Oct '16 6:05:22 PM Fireblood
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* ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'': In ''[[StarTrekTheNextGenerationS2E1TheChild The Child]]'', Ian wills himself to death in short order once he realizes that he is the source of the danger to the ''Enterprise''.
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