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3rd Sep '17 1:17:55 AM SeptimusHeap
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* In Elizabeth Peters' novel, ''Crocodile on the Sandbank'' (which launches her long series of AmeliaPeabody books), Radcliff Emerson, the dashing Egyptologist whom Amelia thinks merely respects and grudgingly admires her, realizes that either or both of them could be killed within minutes by the villain, and refuses to die without having at least kissed her -- passionately and at length, right on the floor of the tomb where they're hiding.

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* In Elizabeth Peters' novel, ''Crocodile on the Sandbank'' (which launches her long series of AmeliaPeabody ''Literature/AmeliaPeabody'' books), Radcliff Emerson, the dashing Egyptologist whom Amelia thinks merely respects and grudgingly admires her, realizes that either or both of them could be killed within minutes by the villain, and refuses to die without having at least kissed her -- passionately and at length, right on the floor of the tomb where they're hiding.
23rd May '17 4:36:21 PM Bubbulze
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* In the ''Manga/AkameGaKill'' anime, while [[spoiler:Mine]] is dying she confesses her love for [[spoiler: Tatsumi]] and kisses him.
18th May '17 3:55:39 PM manon1017
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* In the season 2 finale of ''Series/{{Superstore}}'', Amy kisses Jonah thinking they're about to die in a tornado.
13th May '17 7:05:27 PM wootzits
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* Han and Leia's kiss in ''Franchise/StarWars'', right before he was lowered into the carbonite freezing chamber and an uncertain fate.
** [[spoiler:Leia's mother]] did the same thing! Padmé and Anakin kiss in ''Attack of the Clones'' right before they are led into an execution arena.
-->'''Anakin:''' I thought we agreed not to love. That it would destroy our lives.
-->'''Padmé:''' I think our lives are about to be destroyed anyway.
-->''(cue passionate kiss and dramatic swell in the soundtrack.)''
* Will and Elizabeth get a now-or-never ''marriage'' in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd''. In the midst of the big climatic battle, on board a ship in a whirlpool, they get Captian Barbosa to marry them as they recite their vows between sword blows and fending off opponents. They then manage a long kiss, while somehow managing not to be attacked by anyone. Even other crew members stop to stare.
-->'''Elizabeth''': ''(After Will asked to marry her during a climatic battle)'' [[LampshadeHanging Do you really think this is a good time?!]]
-->'''Will''': ''(Also fighting)'' Now might be the ''only'' time!
** In the ''same film'' Elizabeth was given a now-or-never kiss by her one-time fiancé James Norrington, as he helped her with an escape then refused to follow, presumably parting from her forever. [[spoiler: He was- he gets fatally stabbed a few seconds later.]]
* In ''Film/{{The Mummy|1999}}'', Rick suddenly kisses Evelyn while they're talking about Hamunaptra, when he first meets her while a prisoner in Cairo. Later on in the movie, Evelyn asks him why he kissed her, to which he replies matter-of-factly, "Well, I was about to be hanged. ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime."

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* Han ''Film/{{Barbarella}}'': Barbarella kisses Pygar when they get trapped in the Chamber of Ultimate Solution, which will get them horribly killed in one of many ways since it's a suicide booth. They do get rescued.
* In ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'', Steve
and Leia's Peggy kiss in ''Franchise/StarWars'', right just before he was lowered into goes to stop the carbonite freezing chamber and an uncertain fate.
** [[spoiler:Leia's mother]] did the same thing! Padmé and Anakin kiss in ''Attack of the Clones'' right before they are led into an execution arena.
-->'''Anakin:''' I thought we agreed not to love. That it would destroy our lives.
-->'''Padmé:''' I think our lives are about to be destroyed anyway.
-->''(cue passionate kiss and dramatic swell
Red Skull. This is probably also their LastKiss, since while neither actually dies in the soundtrack.)''
* Will
aftermath, he becomes frozen in time for seventy years.
** Amusingly, after doing so he turns
and Elizabeth get a now-or-never ''marriage'' in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd''. In the midst of the big climatic battle, on board a ship in a whirlpool, they get Captian Barbosa to marry them as they recite their vows between sword blows and fending off opponents. They then manage a long kiss, while somehow managing looks at Colonel Phillips:
-->'''Phillips:''' I'm
not to be attacked by anyone. Even other crew members stop to stare.
-->'''Elizabeth''': ''(After Will asked to marry her during
kissing you!
* ''Film/EdgeOfTomorrow''. Rita Vrataski grabs William Cage for
a climatic battle)'' [[LampshadeHanging Do you really think this is a good time?!]]
-->'''Will''': ''(Also fighting)'' Now might be the ''only'' time!
** In the ''same film'' Elizabeth was given a now-or-never kiss by her one-time fiancé James Norrington, as he helped her with an escape then refused to follow, presumably parting from her forever. [[spoiler: He was- he gets fatally stabbed a few seconds later.]]
* In ''Film/{{The Mummy|1999}}'', Rick suddenly kisses Evelyn while
LastKiss when they're talking about Hamunaptra, when he first meets on a SuicideMission and (having broken out of the GroundhogDayLoop) know that this death will be the final one. Up till then Rita had avoided getting close to Cage or any other soldier, having experienced the pain of watching her while a prisoner in Cairo. Later on in the movie, Evelyn asks him why he kissed her, to which he replies matter-of-factly, "Well, I was about to be hanged. ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime."friends die over and over again.



* ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows Part 2'' has [[spoiler:Harry and Ginny immediately going for the kiss after Neville announces that he's going to tell Luna he likes her, because "we'll probably both be dead by dawn."]]
** Humorously, Ron and Hermione's kiss is changed to a G-rated version of GladToBeAliveSex.



* Averted in ''Film/{{Serenity}}''. As the final fight is approaching, Simon gives a solemn confession to Kaylee (that he regretted never having sex with her), which seems like it would lead to one last kiss. Rather than responding with a kiss, she cocks her gun and excitedly declares "To Hell with this! I'm gonna live!"

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* Averted In ''Film/{{The Mummy|1999}}'', Rick suddenly kisses Evelyn while they're talking about Hamunaptra, when he first meets her while a prisoner in ''Film/{{Serenity}}''. As Cairo. Later on in the final fight is approaching, Simon gives a solemn confession movie, Evelyn asks him why he kissed her, to Kaylee (that he regretted never having sex with her), which seems like it would lead he replies matter-of-factly, "Well, I was about to one last kiss. Rather than responding with a kiss, she cocks her gun be hanged. ItSeemedLikeAGoodIdeaAtTheTime."
* Jason
and excitedly declares "To Hell with this! I'm gonna live!"Kelly in ''Film/MysteryTeam''.



* ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows Part 2'' has [[spoiler: Harry and Ginny immediately going for the kiss after Neville announces that he's going to tell Luna he likes her, because "we'll probably both be dead by dawn."]]
** Humorously, Ron and Hermione's kiss is changed to a G-rated version of GladToBeAliveSex.
* In ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'', Steve and Peggy kiss just before he goes to stop the Red Skull. This is probably also their LastKiss, since while neither actually dies in the aftermath, he becomes frozen in time for seventy years.
** Amusingly, after doing so he turns and looks at Colonel Phillips:
-->'''Phillips:''' I'M not kissing you!
* Jason and Kelly in ''Film/MysteryTeam''.
* ''Film/EdgeOfTomorrow''. Rita Vrataski grabs William Cage for a LastKiss when they're on a SuicideMission and (having broken out of the GroundhogDayLoop) know that this death will be the final one. Up till then Rita had avoided getting close to Cage or any other soldier, having experienced the pain of watching her friends die over and over again.

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* ''Film/HarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallows Part 2'' has [[spoiler: Harry Will and Ginny immediately going for Elizabeth get a now-or-never ''marriage'' in ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanAtWorldsEnd''. In the midst of the big climatic battle, on board a ship in a whirlpool, they get Captian Barbosa to marry them as they recite their vows between sword blows and fending off opponents. They then manage a long kiss, while somehow managing not to be attacked by anyone. Even other crew members stop to stare.
-->'''Elizabeth''': ''(After Will asked to marry her during a climatic battle)'' [[LampshadeHanging Do you really think this is a good time?!]]
-->'''Will''': ''(Also fighting)'' Now might be the ''only'' time!
** In the ''same film'' Elizabeth was given a now-or-never
kiss after Neville announces that he's going by her one-time fiancé James Norrington, as he helped her with an escape then refused to tell Luna follow, presumably parting from her forever. [[spoiler:He was- he likes her, because "we'll probably both be dead by dawn."]]
** Humorously, Ron
gets fatally stabbed a few seconds later.]]
* Averted in ''Film/{{Serenity}}''. As the final fight is approaching, Simon gives a solemn confession to Kaylee (that he regretted never having sex with her), which seems like it would lead to one last kiss. Rather than responding with a kiss, she cocks her gun
and Hermione's excitedly declares "To Hell with this! I'm gonna live!"
* Han and Leia's
kiss is changed to a G-rated version of GladToBeAliveSex.
* In ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'', Steve and Peggy kiss just
in ''Franchise/StarWars'', right before he goes to stop was lowered into the Red Skull. This is probably also their LastKiss, since while neither actually dies carbonite freezing chamber and an uncertain fate.
** [[spoiler:Leia's mother]] did the same thing! Padmé and Anakin kiss in ''Attack of the Clones'' right before they are led into an execution arena.
-->'''Anakin:''' I thought we agreed not to love. That it would destroy our lives.
-->'''Padmé:''' I think our lives are about to be destroyed anyway.
-->''(cue passionate kiss and dramatic swell
in the aftermath, he becomes frozen in time for seventy years.
** Amusingly, after doing so he turns and looks at Colonel Phillips:
-->'''Phillips:''' I'M not kissing you!
* Jason and Kelly in ''Film/MysteryTeam''.
* ''Film/EdgeOfTomorrow''. Rita Vrataski grabs William Cage for a LastKiss when they're on a SuicideMission and (having broken out of the GroundhogDayLoop) know that this death will be the final one. Up till then Rita had avoided getting close to Cage or any other soldier, having experienced the pain of watching her friends die over and over again.
soundtrack.)''
18th Mar '17 12:24:17 PM nombretomado
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* In ''NationalTreasure'', as the good guys (Ben, Riley, Abigail, and Ben's father) are heading down the creepy underground passages to the unknown dangers that lie below, basically as hostages of the bad guys (Ian and his goons), Ben pulls Abigail aside and kisses her.

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* In ''NationalTreasure'', ''Film/NationalTreasure'', as the good guys (Ben, Riley, Abigail, and Ben's father) are heading down the creepy underground passages to the unknown dangers that lie below, basically as hostages of the bad guys (Ian and his goons), Ben pulls Abigail aside and kisses her.
19th Feb '17 4:55:48 PM nombretomado
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* In ''{{Code Geass}}'', C.C. kisses Lelouch on Kamine Island before they split up: him to rescue his sister from the clutches of an unknown new enemy, her to drag the other Knightmare Frame to the bottom of the sea and get both mecha crushed. Considering the overall state of affairs, they might never have seen each other again.

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* In ''{{Code Geass}}'', ''Anime/CodeGeass'', C.C. kisses Lelouch on Kamine Island before they split up: him to rescue his sister from the clutches of an unknown new enemy, her to drag the other Knightmare Frame to the bottom of the sea and get both mecha crushed. Considering the overall state of affairs, they might never have seen each other again.
5th Nov '16 1:14:29 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', Chloe does this twice, the first time on the fifth season, when she gives Clark a goodbye kiss before he goes [[spoiler:to face Zod]], and the second in the seventh season, [[spoiler:when she is stuck in the Daily Planet's elevator with Jimmy Olsen and a bomb.]]

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* In ''Series/{{Smallville}}'', ''Series/{{Smallville}}'':
**
Chloe does this twice, the first time on the fifth season, when she gives Clark a goodbye kiss before he goes [[spoiler:to face Zod]], and the second in the seventh season, [[spoiler:when she is stuck in the Daily Planet's elevator with Jimmy Olsen and a bomb.]]
5th Nov '16 12:56:51 PM Morgenthaler
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[[folder:Film - Animated]]
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio}}'': Blu and Jewel kiss as they fall towards the ocean (The situation got better, though).
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Rio}}'': Blu and Jewel kiss as they fall towards the ocean (The situation got better, though).
3rd Oct '16 4:43:06 AM Tron80
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[[folder:Comicbooks]]
* In Comicbook/{{X-Men}}, Rogue kissed Gambit when the universe was seemingly about to be destroyed.

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* In Comicbook/{{X-Men}}, Franchise/XMen, Rogue kissed Gambit when the universe was seemingly about to be destroyed.destroyed.
* In ''Comicbook/KingdomCome'', Wonder Woman kisses Franchise/{{Superman}} before leaving to fight an army of rogue, violent super-humans.



* In ''[[TheNewTeenTitans Teen Titans]]'', Raven did this to Beast Boy.

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* In ''[[TheNewTeenTitans Teen Titans]]'', ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} #51'' Kara kisses Mon-El as he flies towards Comicbook/Brainiac's ship.
* In ''Franchise/TeenTitans'',
Raven did this to Beast Boy.



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3rd Oct '16 3:54:59 AM Tron80
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* In ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'', ''Far From Home'', [[{{Supergirl}} Kara]] kisses Brainiac 5 before going into battle against the entire [[BrainwashedAndCrazy brainwashed]] WesternAnimation/LegionOfSuperHeroes plus GreenLantern which is foretold to lead to her death.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'', ''Far From Home'', [[{{Supergirl}} [[Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} Kara]] kisses Brainiac 5 before going into battle against the entire [[BrainwashedAndCrazy brainwashed]] WesternAnimation/LegionOfSuperHeroes plus GreenLantern which is foretold to lead to her death.
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