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9th Jul '16 6:21:58 PM SignSeeker7
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Jotun}}'' Thora tells of her life of glory as a Viking warrior, her ignoble death, and her triumph over the Jotun in Norse purgatory.
1st May '16 12:29:03 PM lilysakura220
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* ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'' subverts this. Flynn Rider opens the movie by saying "This is the day I died." And while he did get killed in the movie's climax, it [[DisneyDeath didn't take]].

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* ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'' subverts this. Flynn Rider opens the movie by saying "This is the day story of how I died." And while he did ''did'' get killed in the movie's climax, it [[DisneyDeath didn't take]].
28th Feb '16 11:26:38 AM nombretomado
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* Stinkmeaner from ''TheBoondocks'' narrates several times throughout "Stinkmeaner 3: The Hateocracy", even [[InteractiveNarrator interrupting Huey at one point]].

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* Stinkmeaner from ''TheBoondocks'' ''WesternAnimation/TheBoondocks'' narrates several times throughout "Stinkmeaner 3: The Hateocracy", even [[InteractiveNarrator interrupting Huey at one point]].
27th Feb '16 8:59:25 PM Prfnoff
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* The PilotEpisode of ''Series/DeadLikeMe'' has George narrating events in her life up to and including her own death.


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* The PilotEpisode of ''Series/DeadLikeMe'' has George narrating events in her life up to and including her own death, and continuing from there.
27th Feb '16 8:53:06 PM Prfnoff
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* The PilotEpisode of ''Series/DeadLikeMe'' has George narrating events in her life up to and including her own death.



* The narrator in NeilYoung's "Powderfinger" is a young man trying to defend his home in an unnamed war. It's revealed at the end of the song that he's killed before he gets off a single shot.

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* The narrator in NeilYoung's Music/NeilYoung's "Powderfinger" is a young man trying to defend his home in an unnamed war. It's revealed at the end of the song that he's killed before he gets off a single shot.
22nd Feb '16 3:17:53 AM MarqFJA
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* ''Anime/GraveOfTheFireflies''. "September 21st, 1945... That was the night I died."
* At the beginning of ''Manga/{{Bokurano}}'' one of the characters is monologuing, presumably having seen the events of the series already. The character is [[spoiler:Waku, who died in the second episode]].
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* ''Anime/GraveOfTheFireflies''. "September 21st, 1945... That was the night I died."
* At the beginning of ''Manga/{{Bokurano}}'' one of the characters is monologuing, presumably having seen the events of the series already. The character is [[spoiler:Waku, who died in the second episode]].
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* In ''Manga/DeathNote'', L does this in the opening to the second Re-Light Special: "L's Successors".
** [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]] in the same special with Watari. He shows up during these segments, but he merely acts as an announcer/human title card. He does not talk about his own death or any other events of the film.
* Well, you can say that in a way, Kirie Goshima of ''Manga/{{Uzumaki}}'' [[FateWorseThanDeath isn't really dead...]]
* In ''Anime/{{Windaria}}'', the story begins at Alan's funeral and is told by him after his soul has left his body.
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* In ''Manga/DeathNote'', L does this in the opening to the second Re-Light Special: "L's Successors".
** [[PlayingWithATrope Played with]] in the same special with Watari. He shows up during these segments, but he merely acts as an announcer/human title card. He does not talk about his own death or any other events of the film.
* Well, you can say that in a way, Kirie Goshima of ''Manga/{{Uzumaki}}'' [[FateWorseThanDeath isn't really dead...]]
* In ''Anime/{{Windaria}}'', the story begins at Alan's funeral and is told by him after his soul has left his body.
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11th Feb '16 1:17:44 PM jamespolk
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* ''Film/SunsetBoulevard'' actually ''starts'' with William Holden's death; he tells us his story in {{Flashback}}.

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* ''Film/SunsetBoulevard'' actually ''starts'' with William Holden's Creator/WilliamHolden's death; he tells us his story in {{Flashback}}.


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* ''Film/TheHumanComedy'' opens with Mr. Macaulay, patriarch of the Macaulay family, having been dead for two years. He appears as a floating head in the sky and introduces his hometown and the characters. He pops up throughout, giving more narration and making occasional unseen ghostly visits.
28th Jan '16 10:34:17 PM Choombi
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Hell, dude, you never seen Film/SinCity? Film/AmericanBeauty? Film/SunsetBoulevard?"'' [[note]][[SuvertedTrope he does]] [[/note]]

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Hell, dude, you never seen Film/SinCity? Film/AmericanBeauty? Film/SunsetBoulevard?"'' [[note]][[SuvertedTrope [[note]][[SubvertedTrope he does]] [[/note]]
28th Jan '16 10:33:37 PM Choombi
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Hell, dude, you never seen Film/SinCity? Film/AmericanBeauty? Film/SunsetBoulevard?"''

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Hell, dude, you never seen Film/SinCity? Film/AmericanBeauty? Film/SunsetBoulevard?"''Film/SunsetBoulevard?"'' [[note]][[SuvertedTrope he does]] [[/note]]
15th Jan '16 3:45:23 PM eroock
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->''"And if you're reassuring yourself that I'm gonna make it through this since I'm talking to you now, quit being such a smartass.\\

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->''"And if you're reassuring yourself that I'm gonna make it through this since I'm talking to you now, now ... quit being such a smartass.\\
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