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12th Aug '16 6:03:19 AM MarcusSmiter
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* Lady Delilah Briarwood from ''WebVideo/CriticalRole'' made a deal with the dark god Vecna to bring her husband Sylas back from the dead as a vampire. In exchange, they were to turn the barony of Whitestone into a ritual site to summon Vecna to the Material Plane.
4th Jul '16 12:39:06 PM monkeypizzasonic
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** Sam and Dean can also fall into this at times when it comes to each other.
15th Jun '16 10:17:14 PM Doug86
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* Featured in ''Magna/ChronoCrusade''. Azmaria's foster father adopted her in the hope that he could use her [[HealingHands Healing]] [[MagicMusic Voice]] to bring his wife's soul back to a body he reconstructed for her after she died in WorldWarI.

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* Featured in ''Magna/ChronoCrusade''. Azmaria's foster father adopted her in the hope that he could use her [[HealingHands Healing]] [[MagicMusic Voice]] to bring his wife's soul back to a body he reconstructed for her after she died in WorldWarI.UsefulNotes/WorldWarI.
28th Apr '16 12:42:18 AM aye_amber
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* Some of {{Type O Negative}}'s songs have shades of this or ILoveTheDead, but ''All Hallows Eve'' is explicitly about making ADealWithTheDevil to resurrect a loved one.

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* Some of {{Type O Negative}}'s Music/TypeONegative's songs have shades of this or ILoveTheDead, but ''All Hallows Eve'' is explicitly about making ADealWithTheDevil to resurrect a loved one.
20th Mar '16 6:42:54 PM InvisibleJester89
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* ''TabletopGame/CallOfCthulhu'' absolutely ''loves'' this trope. One scenario, ''Dead Man Stomp'', involves a musician who finds out his trumpet, given to him by [[DealWithTheDevil Nyarlathotep]] [[DevilInDisguise masquerading as a famous Jazz musician]], can raise the dead. Said man has recently lost his girlfriend. Guess what he tries to do the second [[InsanityMakesYouEvil he goes mad...]]
18th Mar '16 4:07:21 PM nombretomado
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* This is the motivation of antagonist Fei Wong Reed in ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle'' and ''XxxHolic''.

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* This is the motivation of antagonist Fei Wong Reed in ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle'' and ''XxxHolic''.''Manga/XxxHolic''.
13th Mar '16 1:59:42 PM Oecchi
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* In ''VisualNovel/UminekoNoNakuKoroNi'', at first it appears that the entire plot [[MindScrew apparently]] revolves around Kinzo trying to revive his dead mistress... who also happens to be a 1000 year-old SealedEvilInACan. KillEmAll ensues. [[spoiler:But then it's revealed that Kinzo has been dead for over a year before the story begins, meaning he wasn't involved in any of the murders. And although he did have a dead mistress whom he loved dearly, she was not 1000 years old nor SealedEvilInACan.]]


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* In ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'', at first it appears that the entire plot [[MindScrew apparently]] revolves around Kinzo Ushiromiya trying to revive his dead mistress... who also happens to be a 1000 year-old SealedEvilInACan. KillEmAll ensues. [[spoiler:But then it's revealed that Kinzo has been dead for almost two years before the story begins, meaning he wasn't involved in any of the murders. And although he did have a dead mistress whom he loved dearly, she was not 1000 years old nor was she SealedEvilInACan.]]
20th Feb '16 12:00:58 PM Sapphirea2
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* In Series 9 of ''Series/DoctorWho'', the entire universe is threatened with destruction in the finale "Hell Bent" -- all because [[spoiler: the Doctor, unable to accept Clara Oswald's death]] has become an AntiVillain example of this and [[spoiler: pulls her out of time at the moment of her death, violating a fixed point in time]].
27th Nov '15 6:29:26 AM Morgenthaler
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* Gillian's insistence on trying to resurrect her accidentally poisoned boyfriend in the 1998 film ''Film/PracticalMagic'' is the catalyst for a ''lot'' of later trouble for both her and her sister Sally.
** Of course, this is less about wanting her beloved back and more about trying to avoid a murder charge; Sally accidentally killed him by giving him a dose of belladonna to keep him from trying to kill Gillian.
* The plot of ''Film/{{The Mummy|1999}}'' revolves around the BigBad trying to resurrect his lover, an ancient Egyptian queen. Interestingly, his own resurrection was a lot easier than hers.
** For the simple fact that he didn't die and go to the afterlife like her, he was cursed with undeath. Meaning his soul remained in that dried-up piece of jerky that passed for a body, bound to protect the Book of the Dead. Which those Americans stole. Also, he was eaten alive by scarabs. You try to rest in peace with that going on.

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* Gillian's insistence on trying to resurrect her accidentally poisoned boyfriend in the 1998 film ''Film/PracticalMagic'' is the catalyst for a ''lot'' of later trouble for both her and her sister Sally.
** Of course, this
Sally. This is less about wanting her beloved back and more about trying to avoid a murder charge; Sally accidentally killed him by giving him a dose of belladonna to keep him from trying to kill Gillian.
* The plot of ''Film/{{The Mummy|1999}}'' revolves around the BigBad trying to resurrect his lover, an ancient Egyptian queen. Interestingly, his own resurrection was a lot easier than hers.
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hers. For the simple fact that he didn't die and go to the afterlife like her, he was cursed with undeath. Meaning his soul remained in that dried-up piece of jerky that passed for a body, bound to protect the Book of the Dead. Which those Americans stole. Also, he was eaten alive by scarabs. You try to rest in peace with that going on.
8th Nov '15 7:01:06 AM Mhazard
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* Similarly, Windhelm in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'' is being terrorized by [[spoiler:Calixto Corium]], a SerialKiller known only as "The Butcher", who is murdering women in order to [[spoiler:use their parts to create a new body for his dearly departed sister]].

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* Similarly, *''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim''
** [[TragicMonster Lu'ad Ai-Skaven]], a Redguard {{Necromancer}} trespassed a tomb of a couple hoping to resurrect her husband, who died during the Great War by the hand of the Aldmeri Dominion. Since then, she plans to avenge her husband with an army of the dead.
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Windhelm in ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim'' is being terrorized by [[spoiler:Calixto Corium]], a SerialKiller known only as "The Butcher", who is murdering women in order to [[spoiler:use their parts to create a new body for his dearly departed sister]].
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