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7th Nov '17 12:45:37 PM Wiseoung-5
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* ''Film/RogueOne'': In the epilogue, [[spoiler: a few rebel troopers aboard Admiral Raddus' flagship manage to obtain the recently-transferred-death star plans and attempt to board the Tantive IV and escape. However, they are prevented from boarding the Tantive IV due to a faulty blast door, and soon Darth Vader arrives and begins slaughtering said-rebels, with one screaming for the rebels on the other side of the door to help them. Soon, once the lone rebel realizes he will be killed, he passes the death star plans through the little space, telling the rebel on the other side to take it, before he is killed by Darth Vader]].
25th Oct '17 8:31:57 AM BeerBaron
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* Occurs in the tutorial of ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion'', when Emperor Uriel Septim gives your character the Amulet of Kings moments before being cut down by an assassin.

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* Occurs in the tutorial of ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion'', when Emperor [[TheEmperor Emperor]] [[TheGoodKing Uriel Septim VII]] gives your character the PlayerCharacter the Amulet of Kings Kings, an OnlyTheChosenMayWield [=McGuffin=] which can be used to identify a member of the Septim line, moments before being cut down by an assassin.assassin. (It's later used to confirm his HiddenBackupPrince, Martin, as his legitimate heir.)
6th Sep '17 1:36:13 PM system
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7th Jul '17 7:38:41 PM SplineTicker
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* In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyII'', the mortally-wounded [[spoiler:Cid]] [[InsistentTerminology "lends"]] the party [[spoiler:his airship]], which proves vital for infiltrating Castle Palamecia.
7th Jul '17 12:23:42 PM VulgarBee
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* ''OnePiece'' has a rather interesting variation of this. The former Pirate King Gold Roger, well aware of his impending death due to disease, turns himself in. He then challenges everyone to find his MacGuffin and proclaims that whoever finds it can have it. The World Government had been about to execute him to make an example out of him to other would-be pirates, but his [[ThanatosGambit stunt]] singlehandedly created an Age of Piracy. Made even more interesting by the fact that nobody (well, at least nobody who's talking) knows for sure whether the titular "One Piece" treasure really exists, much less what it actually might be.

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* ''OnePiece'' ''Manga/OnePiece'' has a rather interesting variation of this. The former Pirate King Gold Roger, well aware of his impending death due to disease, turns himself in. He then challenges everyone to find his MacGuffin and proclaims that whoever finds it can have it. The World Government had been about to execute him to make an example out of him to other would-be pirates, but his [[ThanatosGambit stunt]] singlehandedly created an Age of Piracy. Made even more interesting by the fact that nobody (well, at least nobody who's talking) knows for sure whether the titular "One Piece" treasure really exists, much less what it actually might be.
13th Apr '17 12:11:36 PM darkemyst
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* In ''Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate'' [[spoiler: Jozk]] sends the Rose sisters to complete his task of delivering the [[spoiler: snathe of the Demon Scythe to Zeno]] after he is fatally injured.
9th Apr '17 5:19:00 PM nombretomado
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* In ''SaintSeiya'', the dying Saint of Sagittarius hands baby Athena and the Golden Armor to Dr. Kido.

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* In ''SaintSeiya'', ''Manga/SaintSeiya'', the dying Saint of Sagittarius hands baby Athena and the Golden Armor to Dr. Kido.
4th Mar '17 2:21:21 PM nombretomado
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* The somewhat-obscure MarvelComics hero The Torpedo (see ComicBook/RomSpaceKnight and ComicBook/NewWarriors) got his [[PowerArmor supercostume]] from the dying scientist who had made it for an evil organization but then changed his mind... while he was ''waiting for an elevator''. Then he just decided to ''[[TooDumbToLive put it on]]'' right then and there, which got him into a fight with Comicbook/{{Daredevil}}, who had been pursuing the scientist moments before!

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* The somewhat-obscure MarvelComics Creator/MarvelComics hero The Torpedo (see ComicBook/RomSpaceKnight and ComicBook/NewWarriors) got his [[PowerArmor supercostume]] from the dying scientist who had made it for an evil organization but then changed his mind... while he was ''waiting for an elevator''. Then he just decided to ''[[TooDumbToLive put it on]]'' right then and there, which got him into a fight with Comicbook/{{Daredevil}}, who had been pursuing the scientist moments before!
14th Jan '17 4:55:10 PM billybobfred
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* An early story in ''VideoGame/FallenLondon'' starts this way... but DeathIsCheap in the Neath, and instead of taking the thing, you can just wait for him to come back. But his murderer is still around, so you'll have to be quite sneaky to succeed at this.

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* An early The "Face-Tailor" story in ''VideoGame/FallenLondon'' starts this way... way, with an NPC you've seen once before clutching a mysterious flint idol in his hands as he dies... but DeathIsCheap in the Neath, and instead of taking the thing, thing you can just wait for him to come back. But back in the hopes of getting some answers. This option is risky, of course, as his murderer killer is still likely sticking around, so and you'll have need to be quite sneaky Shadowy enough to succeed at this.ensure your own safety.
14th Jan '17 4:23:56 PM billybobfred
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* An early story in ''VideoGame/FallenLondon'' starts this way... but DeathIsCheap in the Neath, and instead of taking the thing, you can just wait for him to come back. But his murderer is still around, so you'll have to be quite sneaky to succeed at this.
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