History Main / IOweYouMyLife

14th May '17 4:59:00 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In {{Traveller}} Aslan have an intricate web of customs regarding gratitude. In the volume ''Sword Worlds'', an Aslan clan is too busy with a war to defend one of its client clans against aggression. A group of human political refugees provided assistance to the client. As the patron could not provide protection and the humans could, the patron had to arrange passage through Aslan space. This is more "I owe you my honor". But to a proper Aslan [[HonorBeforeReason honor is more then life.]]

to:

* In {{Traveller}} ''TabletopGame/{{Traveller}}'' Aslan have an intricate web of customs regarding gratitude. In the volume ''Sword Worlds'', an Aslan clan is too busy with a war to defend one of its client clans against aggression. A group of human political refugees provided assistance to the client. As the patron could not provide protection and the humans could, the patron had to arrange passage through Aslan space. This is more "I owe you my honor". But to a proper Aslan [[HonorBeforeReason honor is more then life.]]
10th May '17 1:30:03 PM Kakai
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In ''Literature/TheWitchlands'', the Nomatsi people have a concept of live-debt, wherein when someone saves your life, you have to either repay them in kind or spare them if fate brings you into conflict. It brings Aeduen and Iseult many headaches, as the two Nomatsi are on opposite sides of a conflict, yet keep saving each other's lives.

to:

* In ''Literature/TheWitchlands'', the Nomatsi people have a concept of live-debt, life-debt, wherein when someone saves your life, you have to either repay them in kind or spare them if fate brings you into conflict. It brings Aeduen and Iseult many headaches, as the two Nomatsi are on opposite sides of a conflict, sides, yet keep saving each other's lives.lives.
* In ''Literature/TheSpiritThief'', large part of the reason behind Nico's UndyingLoyalty to Josef is that he saved her life when everyone else either didn't care or actively wanted her dead.
5th May '17 1:03:34 PM Nadim
Is there an issue? Send a Message


---->Gupta: He rescued us!
Squint: He saved our butt!
Shira:From that, we owe our lives to Gutt!

to:

---->Gupta: ---->'''Gupta:''' He rescued us!
Squint: --->'''Squint:''' He saved our butt!
Shira:From --->'''Shira:''' From that, we owe our lives to Gutt!
21st Apr '17 11:27:38 PM Nadim
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* This is how Captain rallied his army of pirates in ''WesternAnimation/{{Ice Age: Continental Drift}}''.

to:

* This is how Captain Gutt rallied his army of pirates in ''WesternAnimation/{{Ice Age: ''WesternAnimation/Ice Age Continental Drift}}''.Drift''.
21st Apr '17 11:25:57 PM Nadim
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* This is how Captain rallied his army of pirates in ''WesternAnimation/{{Ice Age: Continental Drift}}''.
---->Gupta: He rescued us!
Squint: He saved our butt!
Shira:From that, we owe our lives to Gutt!
21st Apr '17 11:27:24 AM Nadim
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

*Averted in the ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'' original series episode "Grudge Match". Ben and Kevin are teleported to a fighting arena aboard a spaceship and must battle the toughest gladiator, Technorg. Kevin then tries to kill him only to be stopped by Ben. Technorg offers to serve Ben eternally for defeating him in battle and sparing his life. Ben, of course, rejects the offer and pushes Technorg to escape along with everyone else
16th Apr '17 11:45:07 AM DarkHunter
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* In ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'', Mulan/Ping saves Captain Li Shang when s/he causes an avalanche on the mountain pass to decimate the Hun army. A few minutes later on in the movie after it is revealed that she is a woman, and any woman pretending to be a member of the Imperial Army must be killed. Captain Li refuses to kill her as he is saving her life, and thus, his debt is repaid.

to:

* In ''Disney/{{Mulan}}'', Mulan/Ping saves Captain Li Shang when s/he causes an avalanche on the mountain pass to decimate the Hun army. A few minutes later on in the movie after it is revealed that she is a woman, and any woman pretending to be a member of the Imperial Army must be killed. Captain Li refuses to kill her as he is saving her, however, saying that by sparing her life, and thus, his debt is repaid.repaid. He still kicks her out of the Army, though.
16th Apr '17 10:19:05 AM Arcana4th
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** To a lesser degree, also happened to Yamamoto in the manga, who attempts to kill himself after an injury stops him from playing baseball. They both fall and Tsuna ends up saving both, after which, Yamamoto becomes Tsuna's second follower and Gokudera's competition for Right hand man.
11th Apr '17 8:39:28 PM Fireblood
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ''Film/TheEagle'': Because Marcus saved Esca, the latter feels duty-bound to serve him. This despite wanting to die.
6th Apr '17 7:25:02 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


*** But {{Exploited}} like everything else by [[MagnificentBitch Kreia]], who resurrects a mortally-wounded Hanharr and gloats "I saved your life, beast. That makes it mine." Hanharr [[spoiler: does ''not'' make a move to kill Kreia for this, realizing she is ''way'' out of his league.]] Kreia was cooked up by the same author as [[PlanescapeTorment The Nameless One]] (see below).

to:

*** But {{Exploited}} like everything else by [[MagnificentBitch Kreia]], who resurrects a mortally-wounded Hanharr and gloats "I saved your life, beast. That makes it mine." Hanharr [[spoiler: does ''not'' make a move to kill Kreia for this, realizing she is ''way'' out of his league.]] Kreia was cooked up by the same author as [[PlanescapeTorment [[VideoGame/PlanescapeTorment The Nameless One]] (see below).
This list shows the last 10 events of 166. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.IOweYouMyLife