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27th Jul '16 6:11:52 PM nombretomado
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* CyranoDeBergerac presents TruthInTelevision: for centuries, the Gascons have had this reputation among the French, and at the TheCavalierYears they were {{Impoverished Patrician}}s that sought battle and bloodshed because his culture teaches that [[MartyrdomCulture dying in battle is the greatest source of personal honor]] and {{glory|Seeker}}. In the play, all the cadets are Gascons, all of them are poor (except [[NoTrueScotsman De Guiche]]) because they don't plan for the future (they are going to die young), and very "proud" in the usual sense ("psychotically violent"). This trope is ''deconstructed'' because the very traits that make the Gascons ''great warriors'' make them ''poor soldiers'': they don't approve of the use of spies or subterfuges in war, and they don’t want to learn such things like how to use a cannon because they prefer the sword. In literature, authors like Creator/AlexandreDumas (''Literature/TheThreeMusketeers'') and Cervantes (''Literature/DonQuixote'') have recognized Gascuña as home of great warriors… or if you wish, Heroic Sociopaths. This [[http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028418501/cu31924028418501_djvu.txt article in English (A cadet of Gascony)]]. [[http://infokrisis.blogia.com/2006/053001-cyrano-de-bergerac-y-la-tradicion-heroica-de-los-mosqueteros.php and this other in Spanish (Los mosqueteros como herederos de Esparta)]] Cyrano himself, however, is a literal WarriorPoet.

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\n* CyranoDeBergerac ''Theatre/CyranoDeBergerac'' presents TruthInTelevision: for centuries, the Gascons have had this reputation among the French, and at the TheCavalierYears they were {{Impoverished Patrician}}s that sought battle and bloodshed because his culture teaches that [[MartyrdomCulture dying in battle is the greatest source of personal honor]] and {{glory|Seeker}}. In the play, all the cadets are Gascons, all of them are poor (except [[NoTrueScotsman De Guiche]]) because they don't plan for the future (they are going to die young), and very "proud" in the usual sense ("psychotically violent"). This trope is ''deconstructed'' because the very traits that make the Gascons ''great warriors'' make them ''poor soldiers'': they don't approve of the use of spies or subterfuges in war, and they don’t want to learn such things like how to use a cannon because they prefer the sword. In literature, authors like Creator/AlexandreDumas (''Literature/TheThreeMusketeers'') and Cervantes (''Literature/DonQuixote'') have recognized Gascuña as home of great warriors… or if you wish, Heroic Sociopaths. This [[http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:http://www.archive.org/stream/cu31924028418501/cu31924028418501_djvu.txt article in English (A cadet of Gascony)]]. [[http://infokrisis.blogia.com/2006/053001-cyrano-de-bergerac-y-la-tradicion-heroica-de-los-mosqueteros.php and this other in Spanish (Los mosqueteros como herederos de Esparta)]] Cyrano himself, however, is a literal WarriorPoet.
20th Jul '16 8:17:01 AM DaibhidC
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** The [SdrawkcabName scro]] in ''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}'' are advanced orcs who have developed a regimented military culture. The giff have a fondness for military pomp and powerful explosives that dramatically increases both the absurdity and the danger of a seven-foot humanoid hippo.

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** The [SdrawkcabName [[SdrawkcabName scro]] in ''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}'' are advanced orcs who have developed a regimented military culture. The giff have a fondness for military pomp and powerful explosives that dramatically increases both the absurdity and the danger of a seven-foot humanoid hippo.
20th Jul '16 8:16:38 AM DaibhidC
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** The elves of the Valaes Tairn in {{Eberron}} are essentially what happens when [[Franchise/StarTrek Klingons]], [[FantasyCounterpartCulture Mongols]], and [[VietnamWar the Vietcong]] are given a scimitar and let rip. The literal worst insult in their culture is accusing someone of disgracing the blood of his ancestors - and if you say this to one, ''he will gleefully cut you in half''.

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** The elves of the Valaes Tairn in {{Eberron}} TabletopGame/{{Eberron}} are essentially what happens when [[Franchise/StarTrek Klingons]], [[FantasyCounterpartCulture Mongols]], and [[VietnamWar the Vietcong]] are given a scimitar and let rip. The literal worst insult in their culture is accusing someone of disgracing the blood of his ancestors - and if you say this to one, ''he will gleefully cut you in half''.


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** The [SdrawkcabName scro]] in ''TabletopGame/{{Spelljammer}}'' are advanced orcs who have developed a regimented military culture. The giff have a fondness for military pomp and powerful explosives that dramatically increases both the absurdity and the danger of a seven-foot humanoid hippo.
2nd Jul '16 10:19:48 AM nombretomado
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* The Vorox in ''{{Bionicle}}'' were this (the term was used almost word-for-word in the story) before their regression into savage, bestial creatures. [[spoiler: The Bota Magna Vorox are still this trope.]]

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* The Vorox in ''{{Bionicle}}'' ''Toys/{{Bionicle}}'' were this (the term was used almost word-for-word in the story) before their regression into savage, bestial creatures. [[spoiler: The Bota Magna Vorox are still this trope.]]
1st Jul '16 1:52:22 AM PaulA
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** The Arends in The Belgariad and The Malloreon (follow this trope to the extent that they go their whole lives without having an original thought), Atans in TheTamuli, and the Arums in The Redemption of Althalus.
** ''Literature/TheBelgariad'' has several- the aforementioned Arends have the KnightInShiningArmor with HonorBeforeReason as their cultural ideal (and as such, are great people to have by you in a fight, but generally shouldn't be trusted with anything requiring intelligence or subtlety); the Chereks are seagoing {{Boisterous Bruiser}}s with a strong Viking influence; the Algars are a nomadic horse-based people justly famous for their cavalry; and the Murgos, who were descended from the warrior/aristocratic caste of the original Angaraks, are an arrogant and warlike people who consider themselves to be the MasterRace.

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** The Arends in The Belgariad and The Malloreon (follow this trope to the extent that they go their whole lives without having an original thought), Atans in TheTamuli, and the Arums in The Redemption of Althalus.
** ''Literature/TheBelgariad'' has several- the aforementioned Arends have the KnightInShiningArmor with HonorBeforeReason as their cultural ideal (and as such, are great people to have by you in a fight, but generally shouldn't be trusted with anything requiring intelligence or subtlety); the Chereks are seagoing {{Boisterous Bruiser}}s with a strong Viking influence; the Algars are a nomadic horse-based people justly famous for their cavalry; and the Murgos, who were descended from the warrior/aristocratic caste of the original Angaraks, are an arrogant and warlike people who consider themselves to be the MasterRace.MasterRace.
** Atans in ''Literature/TheTamuli''.
** The Arums in ''Literature/TheRedemptionOfAlthalus''.
21st Jun '16 1:33:53 PM H2SO4
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** The Water Tribes are also a culture based around warrior-hood. When a tribesman comes of age, they go through a series challenges to prove themselves warriors. Sokka himself underwent this rite of passage and proved himself.
14th Jun '16 7:43:55 AM Knight20
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* WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfJimmyNeutronBoyGenius in the episode "Win, Lose and Kaboom" there are the Gorlocks which are an Orc like race. Jimmy and one of them fall in love with each other.



5th Jun '16 1:05:33 PM ImpudentInfidel
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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E13HearthsWarmingEve "Hearth's Warming Eve"]], the ancestors of the pegasi (a mish-mash of ancient Greek, Spartan, Roman, and conquistador imagery) are depicted as such a culture, exemplified by their domineering, militaristic leader Commander Hurricane, who even describes [[ViewerGenderConfusion his/her]] people as "a mighty tribe of warriors". (And does [[TheLadEtte Rainbow]] [[BoisterousBruiser Dash]] ''ever'' play it up.) A large number of the pegasi with speaking parts in the present day also seem to be part of the military in some capacity, suggesting they haven't entirely shed this characterization.

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS2E13HearthsWarmingEve "Hearth's Warming Eve"]], the ancestors of the pegasi (a mish-mash of ancient Greek, Spartan, Roman, and conquistador imagery) are depicted as such a culture, exemplified by their domineering, militaristic leader Commander Hurricane, who even describes [[ViewerGenderConfusion his/her]] people as "a mighty tribe of warriors". (And does [[TheLadEtte Rainbow]] [[BoisterousBruiser Dash]] ''ever'' play it up.) A large number of the pegasi with speaking parts in the present day also seem to be part of the military in some capacity, suggesting they haven't entirely shed this characterization. We see this in action in the fourth season [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS4E25TwilightsKingdomPart1 Twilight's Kingdom]] 2-parter; Tirek picked off the Earth Pony and Unicorn communities piecemeal, but the entire pegasus race mustered together and charged him head-on.
5th Jun '16 12:24:06 PM ImpudentInfidel
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** Their main rivals, the [[LizardFolk Trandoshans]], take this to an even further degree, with an entire culture based around amassing as many points as possible by hunting and killing powerful game. Failure to do so results in all points being revoked, essentially making an individual worthless unless they manage to regain those points by revenge-killing the target that originally caused them to lose the points. This explains why so many hire themselves out as mercenaries, bounty hunters, and assassins; while most are generally violent and completely amoral, their most famous representative, the [[PsychoForHire psychopathic]] bounty hunter Bossk, takes this to a whole new level. Hunting non-sentient big game qualified for points as well, so long as it was dangerous enough to be life-threatening, but Bossk was one of many Transdoshans who specifically focused on Wookiees as prey, seeing them as the most dangerous game of all and thus worth the most points. The rare Trandoshan characters ''not'' to engage in such behavior presumably just didn't adhere to the Scorekeeper religion.

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** Their main rivals, rivals (the homeworlds are in the same system), the [[LizardFolk Trandoshans]], take this to an even further degree, with an entire culture based around amassing as many points as possible by hunting and killing powerful game. Failure to do so results in all points being revoked, essentially making an individual worthless unless they manage to regain those points by revenge-killing the target that originally caused them to lose the points. This explains why so many hire themselves out as mercenaries, bounty hunters, and assassins; while most are generally violent and completely amoral, their most famous representative, the [[PsychoForHire psychopathic]] bounty hunter Bossk, takes this to a whole new level. Hunting non-sentient big game qualified for points as well, so long as it was dangerous enough to be life-threatening, but Bossk was one of many Transdoshans who specifically focused on Wookiees as prey, seeing them as the most dangerous game of all and thus worth the most points. The rare Trandoshan characters ''not'' to engage in such behavior presumably just didn't adhere to the Scorekeeper religion.
4th Jun '16 9:28:41 PM nombretomado
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* Dag'Rek from the PS2 game Run Like Hell is a perfect example of this trope.

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* %%* Dag'Rek from the PS2 [=PS2=] game Run ''Run Like Hell Hell'' is a perfect example of this trope.
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