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16th May '17 10:21:25 AM nombretomado
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* When Shiki returns to the Tohno mansion in ''{{Tsukihime}}'' he brings a white ribbon with him that was given to him by a girl he knew when he was leaving. [[spoiler:Bad things happen when Shiki falls for the TwinSwitch and gives it to Hisui instead of Kohaku]].

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* When Shiki returns to the Tohno mansion in ''{{Tsukihime}}'' ''VisualNovel/{{Tsukihime}}'' he brings a white ribbon with him that was given to him by a girl he knew when he was leaving. [[spoiler:Bad things happen when Shiki falls for the TwinSwitch and gives it to Hisui instead of Kohaku]].
13th Apr '17 11:39:02 AM Willbyr
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* The Clefairy doll from the {{Pokemon}} series. Your hero buys a doll in generation one and gives it to Copycat in exchange for some random TM. The next generation, three years later, has her freak when she can't find her special doll, so you have to go find it.

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* The Clefairy doll from the {{Pokemon}} Franchise/{{Pokemon}} series. Your hero buys a doll in generation one and gives it to Copycat in exchange for some random TM. The next generation, three years later, has her freak when she can't find her special doll, so you have to go find it.
5th Mar '17 1:39:01 PM VampireBuddha
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* Chitoge's iconic ribbon in ''Manga/{{Nisekoi}}'' was given to her by her mother back when they actually saw each other. [[spoiler:And it's tangentially related to the promise made 10 years ago]].
18th Feb '17 9:22:28 AM nombretomado
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* Sayuri from MemoirsOfAGeisha kept the handkerchief that the Chairman had given her when they first met when she was twelve years old. And when she became a geisha, she would carry it with her for good luck.

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* Sayuri from MemoirsOfAGeisha ''Literature/MemoirsOfAGeisha'' kept the handkerchief that the Chairman had given her when they first met when she was twelve years old. And when she became a geisha, she would carry it with her for good luck.



* The Peacock Parure in ''[[AuntDimity Aunt Dimity: Snowbound]]'' wasn't simply the family jewels of the [=DeClerke's=], it was a reminder of the suitor Lucasta [=DeClerke=] lost in World War II--hence her deep distress when it was stolen.

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* The Peacock Parure in ''[[AuntDimity ''[[Literature/AuntDimity Aunt Dimity: Snowbound]]'' wasn't simply the family jewels of the [=DeClerke's=], it was a reminder of the suitor Lucasta [=DeClerke=] lost in World War II--hence her deep distress when it was stolen.
21st Dec '16 12:24:28 AM Xtifr
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* In ''Taran Wanderer'', the fourth book of the Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain, Taran doesn't want to give up the sword he carries because Princess Eilonwy was the one to gird it on him.

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* In ''Taran Wanderer'', the fourth book of the Literature/ChroniclesOfPrydain, ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfPrydain'', Taran doesn't want to give up the sword he carries because Princess Eilonwy was the one to gird it on him.
20th Dec '16 9:41:02 AM BattleMaster
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* In ''VideoGame/PlanescapeTorment'' it's possible to find the wedding ring from a previous incarnation's lover, which she specifically left for you. It grants some good defensive bonuses and, if kept throughout the game, can be upgraded to become one of the more powerful rings in the game.
4th Dec '16 12:45:32 PM nombretomado
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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's ConanTheBarbarian story "Literature/ThePeopleOfTheBlackCircle", the {{necromancer}}s use one to get a hold of the king's hair to murder him.

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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's ConanTheBarbarian Literature/ConanTheBarbarian story "Literature/ThePeopleOfTheBlackCircle", the {{necromancer}}s use one to get a hold of the king's hair to murder him.
28th Nov '16 9:18:24 AM Stormtroper
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* In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'', Aerith's materia was given to her by her biological mother and keeps it as a memento, unaware that it is in fact the extremely important White Materia.
17th Oct '16 8:49:53 PM Random888
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* Film/{{Anastasia}} has the "Together in Paris" pendant, which is the OrphansPlotTrinket that unlocks the music box given to her by her grandmother.

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* Film/{{Anastasia}} ''WesternAnimation/{{Anastasia}}'' has the "Together in Paris" pendant, which is the OrphansPlotTrinket that unlocks the music box given to her by her grandmother.
9th Oct '16 4:42:42 AM erforce
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** The paired set of music box/locket.
** The Aztec gold talisman itself is an OrphansPlotTrinket which Elizabeth takes from Will.

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** The paired set of music box/locket.
box/locket from movies [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest two]] and [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd three]].
** The Aztec gold talisman itself from the [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl first film]] is an OrphansPlotTrinket which Elizabeth takes from Will.
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