History Main / HuntingAccident

7th Nov '16 10:49:26 AM Morgenthaler
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As an (occasional) DeathTrope, expect unmarked spoilers below.

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As an (occasional) DeathTrope, expect '''expect unmarked spoilers below.
below'''.
19th Oct '16 1:28:36 AM Euodiachloris
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* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'':

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* ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'':''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire'': Given the cut-and-thrust nature of politics in the series, this crops up a fair bit. And, even when it genuinely doesn't, most players in the Game will naturally assume any untimely demise to likely be less accidental than it appears.
7th Oct '16 4:55:24 PM Narsil
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* The death of King William II of England in the New Forest in 1100 might have been a real accident. Or, it might have been Henry I's way of getting rid of his brother and seizing the crown. In any case, William's hunting partner and long-time acquaintance of both, Walter Tirell, immediately decided that a quick trip and a long stay in France would be a ''really'' good idea. Off the top of his head, and for no specific or suspicious reason.

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* The death of King William II of England in the New Forest in 1100 might have been a real accident. Or, it might have been Henry I's way of getting rid of his brother and seizing the crown. In any case, William's hunting partner and the man who shot the deadly arrow--Walter Tirel, a long-time acquaintance of both, Walter Tirell, immediately both brothers--immediately decided that a quick trip and a long stay in France would be a ''really'' good idea. Off Even if it really was an accident, it's not safe to be the top of his head, and for no specific or suspicious reason.fellow who accidentally killed the king.
6th Sep '16 8:57:07 PM PaulA
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* In Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs's ''The Mad King'', proposed for Von der Tann.

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* In Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs's ''The Mad King'', proposed by one of the villains for Von Prince Ludwig von der Tann.
25th Aug '16 10:29:01 PM caivu
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* Approximately a decade before the start of ''ComicBook/MotherPanic'', the protagonist's father was killed this way.
21st Jul '16 1:44:22 PM Euodiachloris
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** Sam Tarly is threatened with one of these by his father if he doesn't leave to join the Night's Watch. Specifically, that he would be deliberately ridden down and hunted down like a pig. So, um, not a particularly ''convincing'' "accident", then. House Tarly's sigil is, appropriately enough, a "striding huntsman".

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** Sam Tarly is threatened with one of these by his father if he doesn't leave to join the Night's Watch. Specifically, that he would be deliberately ridden down and hunted down like a pig. So, um, not a particularly ''convincing'' "accident", then. House Tarly's sigil is, appropriately enough, a "striding huntsman".
21st Jul '16 1:42:50 PM Euodiachloris
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** Sam Tarly is threatened with one of these by his father if he doesn't leave to join the Night's Watch. Specifically, that he would be hunted down like a pig. So, not a particularly ''convincing'' "accident". House Tarly's sigil is, appropriately enough, a "striding huntsman".
** Cersei also asks Ser Balman to arrange a hunting "accident" for Bronn. The honorable Ser Balman instead tries fighting Bronn openly in a duel, which goes poorly.

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** Sam Tarly is threatened with one of these by his father if he doesn't leave to join the Night's Watch. Specifically, that he would be deliberately ridden down and hunted down like a pig. So, um, not a particularly ''convincing'' "accident"."accident", then. House Tarly's sigil is, appropriately enough, a "striding huntsman".
** Cersei also asks Ser Balman to arrange a hunting "accident" for Bronn. The honorable (and "cunning") Ser Balman instead tries fighting Bronn openly in a duel, which knightly, tournament-like duel. Which goes poorly.poorly. Dude really should have ''attempted'' the stealthy option: less [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness embarrassing for all concerned]].
18th Jul '16 9:51:47 AM Willbyr
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18th Jul '16 9:05:35 AM Euodiachloris
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* The death of King William II of England in the New Forest in 1100 might have been a real accident. Or, it might have been Henry I's way of getting rid of his brother and seizing the crown. In any case, William's hunting partner and long-time friend, Walter Tirell, immediately decided that a quick trip and a long stay in France would be a ''really'' good idea. Off the top of his head, and for no specific or suspicious reason.

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* The death of King William II of England in the New Forest in 1100 might have been a real accident. Or, it might have been Henry I's way of getting rid of his brother and seizing the crown. In any case, William's hunting partner and long-time friend, acquaintance of both, Walter Tirell, immediately decided that a quick trip and a long stay in France would be a ''really'' good idea. Off the top of his head, and for no specific or suspicious reason.
18th Jul '16 8:54:48 AM Euodiachloris
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* The death of King William II of England in the New Forest in 1100 might have been a real accident. Or it might have been Henry I's way of getting rid of his brother and seizing the crown. In any case, William's hunting partner, Walter Tirell, immediately decided that a long stay in France would be a good idea.

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* The death of King William II of England in the New Forest in 1100 might have been a real accident. Or Or, it might have been Henry I's way of getting rid of his brother and seizing the crown. In any case, William's hunting partner, partner and long-time friend, Walter Tirell, immediately decided that a quick trip and a long stay in France would be a ''really'' good idea.idea. Off the top of his head, and for no specific or suspicious reason.
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