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25th Jul '16 1:56:55 AM PaulA
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* This is one of the main elements of the plot in Lois [=McMaster=] Bujold's ''The Curse of Literature/{{Chalion}}''. However, as it turns out, ''successfully'' praying for someone else's death will [[spoiler: except in very unusual circumstances]] kill you too, and [[spoiler: the gods will only answer your prayer if the person whose death you want actually deserves it]].

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* This is one of the main elements of the plot in Lois [=McMaster=] Bujold's ''The Curse of Literature/{{Chalion}}''. ''Literature/TheCurseOfChalion''. However, as it turns out, ''successfully'' praying for someone else's death will [[spoiler: except [[spoiler:except in very unusual circumstances]] kill you too, and [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the gods will only answer your prayer if the person whose death you want actually deserves it]].
20th Jul '16 5:49:06 PM Grrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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* ''Series/Preacher2016'': In a flashback, young Jesse Custer prays to God that his father dies. His prayer gets answered.
14th Jul '16 10:49:21 AM WillKeaton
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* In Film/SpiderMan3, after Peter exposes him as a fraud and gets him fired from the Daily Bugle, Eddie Brock goes to church to pray for God to kill Peter.

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* In Film/SpiderMan3, ''Film/SpiderMan3,'' after Peter exposes him as a fraud and gets him fired from the Daily Bugle, Eddie Brock goes to church to pray for God to kill Peter.
14th Jul '16 10:48:53 AM WillKeaton
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* In the ''Webcomic/LitBrick'' adaptation of ''Of Plymouth Plantation'', [[http://litbrick.troutcave.net/comic.php?date=2012-02-17 several of the pilgrims pray for God to smite one of the sailors]], for [[DisproportionateRetribution laughing at them]]. She-Jesus does so, and has a laugh when they realize the sailor was their navigator.

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* In the ''Webcomic/LitBrick'' adaptation of ''Of Plymouth Plantation'', [[http://litbrick.troutcave.net/comic.php?date=2012-02-17 several of the pilgrims pray for God to smite one of the sailors]], sailors,]] for [[DisproportionateRetribution laughing at them]]. She-Jesus does so, and has a laugh when they realize the sailor was their navigator.
14th Jul '16 10:48:23 AM WillKeaton
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* The song "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxbTRh1o_RU Prayer to God]]" by Shellac, about a man praying fervently for his ex-girlfriend and her lover to die.

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* The song "[[http://www.[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mxbTRh1o_RU Prayer "Prayer to God]]" God"]] by Shellac, about a man praying fervently for his ex-girlfriend and her lover to die.



* ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'': As the leader of the theocratical white Phyrexian faction, [[TheFundamentalist Elesh]] [[SinisterMinister Norn]] delivers [[SarcasmMode friendly]] sermons like [[http://magiccards.info/mbs/en/16.html "May our blessings sever the tongues of the forsaken"]].

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* ''TabletopGame/MagicTheGathering'': As the leader of the theocratical white Phyrexian faction, [[TheFundamentalist Elesh]] [[SinisterMinister Norn]] delivers [[SarcasmMode friendly]] sermons like [[http://magiccards.info/mbs/en/16.html "May our blessings sever the tongues of the forsaken"]].forsaken."]]
14th Jul '16 10:47:27 AM WillKeaton
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-->--''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atBg9zLI2bA Pray For You]]'', by Jaron and The Long Road to Love

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-->--''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=atBg9zLI2bA Pray For You]]'', You,]]'' by Jaron and The Long Road to Love
27th Jun '16 2:47:58 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the 3rd ''Manga/FushigiYuugi'' OVA, Mayo is told by [[spoiler: a demon posing as]] Suzaku to pray for the destruction of the Konan empire (the very opposite of what she's supposed to do as priestess), motivating her with the threat that Taka and the other Seishi were planning on [[TraumaticCSection ripping Miaka's baby out of her body]], and the promise that he could prevent that and ensure that she would live HappilyEverAfter with Taka and the baby.

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* In the 3rd ''Manga/FushigiYuugi'' OVA, Mayo is told by [[spoiler: a demon posing as]] Suzaku to pray for the destruction of the Konan empire (the very opposite of what she's supposed to do as priestess), motivating her with the threat that Taka and the other Seishi were planning on [[TraumaticCSection ripping Miaka's baby out of her body]], and the promise that he could prevent that and ensure that she would live HappilyEverAfter with Taka and the baby.

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11th Jun '16 1:04:22 PM nombretomado
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* In a family-friendly example from TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody episode "Volley Dad," one of the nuns in Maddie's Catholic school prays that their volley ball team will viciously crush the opposing team.

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* In a family-friendly example from TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody ''Series/TheSuiteLifeOfZackAndCody'' episode "Volley Dad," one of the nuns in Maddie's Catholic school prays that their volley ball team will viciously crush the opposing team.
18th May '16 7:30:58 PM HiddenWindshield
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* This ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}} [[http://dilbert.com/strips/comic/2002-08-04/ strip]]



* ''Film/SchoolOfRock'' did this once. Paraphrased:
--> '''Dewey:''' God of Rock, let us kick butt at this Battle of the Bands.
3rd May '16 6:16:19 PM avpfreak15
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** Appropriately, as the Chaos god Malal is also called Malice, one can literally make a prayer of Malice.
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