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* In ''{{Webcomic/Blindsprings}}'', the AltText of [[http://www.blindsprings.com/comic/blindsprings-page-two-hundred-and-forty-five this comic]] describes Princess Tamaura as having lived in one prior to being made priestess in place of her sister Aliana, something that earned Aliana's ire. It's also been strongly implied that Tammy is actually a HeroicBastard who was born out of wedlock, suggesting this was another reason she was sent away.
20th May '16 11:48:53 AM wuggles
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* In the ''Series/DegrassiTheNextGeneration'' two-parter "Accidents Will Happen," Manny (a Filipino-American) is terrified of telling her parents about her pregnancy, because she doesn't want to end up like her cousin back in the Philippines who got sent to a convent.

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* In the ''Series/DegrassiTheNextGeneration'' two-parter "Accidents Will Happen," Manny (a Filipino-American) Filipino-Canadian) is terrified of telling her parents about her pregnancy, because she doesn't want to end up like her cousin back in the Philippines who got sent to a convent.
10th May '16 2:40:36 AM Morgenthaler
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* This is how [[spoiler: Fernanda Buendia del Carpio]] deals with [[spoiler: her daughter Meme]] in OneHundredYearsOfSolitude, after [[spoiler: she has Meme's secret boyfriend Mauricio gunned down when he was sneaking into their home.]]

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* This is how [[spoiler: Fernanda Buendia del Carpio]] deals with [[spoiler: her daughter Meme]] in OneHundredYearsOfSolitude, ''Literature/OneHundredYearsOfSolitude'', after [[spoiler: she has Meme's secret boyfriend Mauricio gunned down when he was sneaking into their home.]]
3rd Apr '16 4:40:04 AM Morgenthaler
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* Angelina Dorma is sent to a nunnery in the end of ''[[HeirsOfAlexandria Shadow of the Lion]]''.

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* Angelina Dorma is sent to a nunnery in the end of ''[[HeirsOfAlexandria Shadow of the Lion]]''.''Literature/ShadowOfTheLion''.
16th Feb '16 9:17:04 PM Bissek
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* The [[RegentForLife corrupt regents]] in the ''[[Literature/{{Deryni}} Heirs of Saint Camber]]'' trilogy do their best to push Javan into taking vows so they can name the younger and more malleable Rhys Michael as Alroy's heir. It doesn't work.

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* The [[RegentForLife corrupt regents]] in the ''[[Literature/{{Deryni}} Heirs of Saint Camber]]'' trilogy do their best to push Javan into taking vows so they can name the younger and more malleable Rhys Michael as Alroy's heir. It doesn't work.work, [[spoiler:so they murder him a year into his reign so that Rhys Michael ends up on the throne anyway]].
4th Feb '16 12:47:31 PM JBK405
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* In the ''Franchise/MassEffect'' series, Asari with the Ardat-Yakshi genetic defect are given a choice between this trope and execution. That's because Ardat-Yakshi are effectively [[HornyDevils succubi]] and their condition causes them to [[DeathBySex kill people by mating with them]] - and it's addictive. We meet three full-fledged Ardat-Yakshi (codex entries suggest that there's actually a "spectrum"). The first one is an opportunistic, sociopathic SerialKiller and a walking argument for their seclusion. The other two are perfectly normal, moral people.

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* In the ''Franchise/MassEffect'' series, Asari with the Ardat-Yakshi genetic defect are given a choice between this trope and isolation in a monastery or execution. That's because The Ardat-Yakshi are effectively [[HornyDevils succubi]] and their condition causes them to [[DeathBySex kill people by mating with them]] - and it's addictive. them]]; the rationale is that because the effects are addictive, they cannot be trusted to naturally abstain from sex/murder if allowed amongst the general populace. We meet three full-fledged Ardat-Yakshi during the course of the game (codex entries suggest that there's there is actually a "spectrum"). The first one is fled when presented with the option of going to the monastery and has become an opportunistic, sociopathic SerialKiller and a walking argument for their seclusion. The other two agreed to the monastic seclusion are perfectly normal, moral people. people.
19th Dec '15 10:25:16 PM nombretomado
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* Variation in Main/SidneySheldon's ''The Other Side of Midnight'', in that it's the result of a coincidence: [[spoiler: Catherine, fleeing her would-be murderers, is rescued by nuns but is now amnesiac]]. It turns out that this particular order of nuns is supported by [[spoiler: Constantin, who knows her but lets her be -- so the world will think she ''was'' murdered and he can get revenge on the would-be culprits for his own reasons]].

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* Variation in Main/SidneySheldon's Creator/SidneySheldon's ''The Other Side of Midnight'', in that it's the result of a coincidence: [[spoiler: Catherine, fleeing her would-be murderers, is rescued by nuns but is now amnesiac]]. It turns out that this particular order of nuns is supported by [[spoiler: Constantin, who knows her but lets her be -- so the world will think she ''was'' murdered and he can get revenge on the would-be culprits for his own reasons]].
17th Oct '15 3:57:43 AM Morgenthaler
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In a less permanent variation, convents of nuns are also a popular choice for wealthy families to place their daughters in until they marry: they'll have a strict upbringing, education, and more or less guaranteed virginity. Bonus points for not needing to provide the kid with class-relevant and expensive dresses while she is kept there.[[note]]An example of a guest resident of a convent is Ximena in ''ElCid''.[[/note]] Such women might be forced to [[TakingTheVeil Take The Veil]], usually if they had a substantial inheritance coming and the family wanted to keep control of it.

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In a less permanent variation, convents of nuns are also a popular choice for wealthy families to place their daughters in until they marry: they'll have a strict upbringing, education, and more or less guaranteed virginity. Bonus points for not needing to provide the kid with class-relevant and expensive dresses while she is kept there.[[note]]An example of a guest resident of a convent is Ximena in ''ElCid''.''Film/ElCid''.[[/note]] Such women might be forced to [[TakingTheVeil Take The Veil]], usually if they had a substantial inheritance coming and the family wanted to keep control of it.
5th Aug '15 12:21:00 PM Specialist290
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->'''FatherTed''': ''Yes he is.''

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->'''FatherTed''': ->'''Father Ted''': ''Yes he is.''
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