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7th Dec '16 11:46:25 PM dmcreif
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* Ben Urich in ''Series/Daredevil2015'' does his best efforts to mentor Karen Page in the art of investigative reporting. And then Wilson Fisk chokes him to death for speaking to Fisk's mother.
4th Dec '16 12:45:40 PM nombretomado
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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's "Literature/TheTowerOfTheElephant", Taurus, the OldMaster thief, likes ConanTheBarbarian's spirit when he finds him also trying to rob the tower and takes him along, with some instruction and help. Naturally, a trap kills him.

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* In Creator/RobertEHoward's "Literature/TheTowerOfTheElephant", Taurus, the OldMaster thief, likes ConanTheBarbarian's Literature/ConanTheBarbarian's spirit when he finds him also trying to rob the tower and takes him along, with some instruction and help. Naturally, a trap kills him.
18th Nov '16 7:45:00 AM cdrood
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** Subverted in the sequel, where Doug is killed in the first 10 minutes and Chappy becomes the main character of the franchise.
11th Nov '16 9:36:56 AM ErikModi
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*** Giles is the weekly series version of this trope -- he can't very well die at the end of an episode so Buffy can fight the bad guy alone, then come back next week. So they did the next best thing: knock him out repeatedly.

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*** Giles is the weekly series version of this trope -- he can't very well die at the end of an episode so Buffy can fight the bad guy alone, then come back next week. So they did the next best thing: [[TapOnTheHead knock him out out]] [[RunningGag repeatedly.]]
7th Nov '16 10:45:03 PM ShadowHog
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** Discussed and implied with Spider-Man whose uncle left him the ComesGreatResponsibility philosophy.

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** Discussed and implied in ''Film/CaptainAmericaCivilWar'' with Spider-Man Spider-Man, whose uncle left him the ComesGreatResponsibility philosophy. philosophy.
** The Ancient One in ''Film/DoctorStrange2016'', after she's stabbed by Kaecilius and sent plummeting through several glass panes onto the New York pavement, despite Drs. Strange and Palmer's attempts to save her in ER. Strange gets to have one final conversation with her in the astral plane, at least.
29th Oct '16 2:04:45 PM nombretomado
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* ''GuildWars'' did this in ''every single campaign''.

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* ''GuildWars'' ''VideoGame/GuildWars'' did this in ''every single campaign''.



** In ''GuildWars2'', no matter what order you've joined, your mentor from that order will die in a HeroicSacrifice at the Battle of Claw Island.

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** In ''GuildWars2'', ''VideoGame/GuildWars2'', no matter what order you've joined, your mentor from that order will die in a HeroicSacrifice at the Battle of Claw Island.
25th Oct '16 4:03:15 PM nombretomado
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** Obi-Wan was meant to live in the early versions of the StarWars script, but GeorgeLucas was frustrated in that during the big battle against the Death Star, he would have had nothing to do. He eventually decided to kill him off before the third act.

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** Obi-Wan was meant to live in the early versions of the StarWars script, but GeorgeLucas Creator/GeorgeLucas was frustrated in that during the big battle against the Death Star, he would have had nothing to do. He eventually decided to kill him off before the third act.
17th Oct '16 8:19:42 PM elemt
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* Discussed in ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'' by Ajani, who notes that his people's stories often feature this element - which is why it feels all the more wrong that [[SurvivorsGuilt he should have survived]] while Elspeth died.
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6th Oct '16 2:46:15 PM rafi
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* Vitruvius in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegoMovie''.



* Vitruvius in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegoMovie''.

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* Vitruvius in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegoMovie''.
21st Sep '16 11:19:04 AM LegoLover58
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* Zeta Prime, Optimus Prime's mentor, in [[VideoGame/TransformersWarForCybertron]].

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* Zeta Prime, Optimus Prime's mentor, in [[VideoGame/TransformersWarForCybertron]].''VideoGame/TransformersWarForCybertron''.
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