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3rd Jan '18 5:27:08 PM nombretomado
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* In Michael Moorcock's Eternal Champion series, the protagonist is a hero who is magically resurrected, as different people, on different worlds to wage war. He is VERY good at it.
* In ''TheHeroesOfOlympus'', the Doors Of Death have opened, meaning that no one stays dead for long. While this can be good (as when Gwen gets speared during a combat exercise) it also means that Gaea can resurrect deadly monsters and giants to help her defeat the Olympians.

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* In Michael Moorcock's Eternal Champion ''Eternal Champion'' series, the protagonist is a hero who is magically resurrected, as different people, on different worlds to wage war. He is VERY good at it.
* In ''TheHeroesOfOlympus'', ''Literature/TheHeroesOfOlympus'', the Doors Of Death have opened, meaning that no one stays dead for long. While this can be good (as when Gwen gets speared during a combat exercise) it also means that Gaea can resurrect deadly monsters and giants to help her defeat the Olympians.
17th Dec '17 12:05:57 AM DarkHunter
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** ''Anime/DragonBallSuper'': The ability to bring a dead person back to the physical world for a single day was used again for the Tournament of Power, when the heroes were in desperate need of a strong fighter for their team, they choose [[spoiler:Frieza]], who is in Earth's hell after his death on the planet.
12th Dec '17 2:27:39 AM TheCuza
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->''"So the main plot is that there's this evil cult that's kidnapping everybody on the island, including the king's daughter. Just another day in Fantasy Land. So since you're a historical badass, they've resurrected you to go and get her back, and to lay the hurt down on anyone that gets in your way."''
-->-- ''WebVideo/RosssGameDungeon'' on ''VideoGame/{{Revenant}}''
14th Nov '17 10:56:30 AM Dravencour
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* ''Comicbook/TheCrow''

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* ''Comicbook/TheCrow''''Comicbook/TheCrow'' resurrects those who have been murdered along with those they loved in order to "set the wrong things right" by taking down their murderers.
14th Nov '17 10:55:33 AM Dravencour
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* ''Comicbook/TheCrow''.

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* ''Comicbook/TheCrow''.''Comicbook/TheCrow''



%%* Similarly, Franchise/{{Robocop}}.

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%%* * Similarly, Franchise/{{Robocop}}.Franchise/{{Robocop}} has a murdered cop [[WeCanRebuildHim rebuilt]] as a cyborg by OCP.
22nd Oct '17 11:42:52 AM nighttrainfm
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* In the new series of ''Series/DoctorWho'' the Time Lords try this with TheMaster, thinking his underhanded deviousness would make him a great soldier for fighting the Time War. However they forgot his [[DirtyCoward natural tendency towards self-preservation]] and when he was confronted with the horror of the Time War, he immediately decided to [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere leg it]].

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* In ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** When TheMaster first shows up in
the new series of ''Series/DoctorWho'' revived series, he explains that the Time Lords try tried this with TheMaster, him, thinking his underhanded deviousness would make him a great soldier for fighting the Time War. However However, they forgot his [[DirtyCoward natural tendency towards self-preservation]] and when he was confronted with the horror of the Time War, he immediately decided to [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere leg it]].
26th Jul '17 1:13:18 PM LovePsychothefirst
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* [[PlayingWithATrope Played With]] in the case of the fourth game of ''Franchise/FatalFrame'': [[spoiler: Choushiro Kirishima is DeadAllAlong but the spirit of Sayaka contacts him to aid Ruka when she returns to the island. He's still dead, but it breaks the loop his spirit was trapped in, and later he can join the others in heading to the afterlife.]]
15th Jul '17 7:57:41 PM rwe1138
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* ''Comicbook/DoomPatrol''s Robotman is a borderline case, being resuscitated as a robot after a crash, in order to join the Doom Patrol.

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* ''Comicbook/DoomPatrol''s ''Comicbook/DoomPatrol'''s Robotman is a borderline case, being resuscitated as a robot after a crash, in order to join the Doom Patrol.
19th Jun '17 7:21:50 PM Loyal2NES
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* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'' ''opens'' with Link being resurrected [[spoiler: when the Calamity Ganon, sealed for 100 years, is about to break free of its seal and ravage Hyrule once again.]]
17th Apr '17 1:46:39 PM Morgenthaler
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* In ''{{Rift}}'', this is [[PlayerCharacter your]] situation.

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* In ''{{Rift}}'', ''VideoGame/{{Rift}}'', this is [[PlayerCharacter your]] situation.
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