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1st Oct '17 8:43:14 PM VulgarBee
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* In ''Fanfic/MarieDSuesseAndTheMysteryNewPirateAge'', the main character's father, upon seeing the pirates of the OnePiece world for the first time, assumes they're this.

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* In ''Fanfic/MarieDSuesseAndTheMysteryNewPirateAge'', the main character's father, upon seeing the pirates of the OnePiece Manga/OnePiece world for the first time, assumes they're this.
11th Sep '17 10:49:45 AM Odacon_Spy
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* One of 47's targets in episode 5 of ''VideoGame/Hitman2016 HITMAN]]'' is a former [[FarEastAsianTerrorists Tamil Tiger]] who turned to piracy after they were disbanded. She continued with that for a while until she lost her arm during a raid, for which her captain unceremoniously cut her loose and she eventually got her current gig as a trainer for the Shadow Client's private militia.
8th Sep '17 7:45:02 PM AHI-3000
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** In ''VideoGame/Uncharted3DrakesDeception'', there's also a gang of Yemeni pirates led by Rameses. They're based in a ship graveyard in the Indian Ocean, and, being the WackyWaysideTribe they are, the whole scene there could have easily been cut with no effect on story. It doesn't stop the graveyard from being a great setpiece, though.

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** In ''VideoGame/Uncharted3DrakesDeception'', there's also a gang of Yemeni pirates led by Rameses. They're based in a ship graveyard in the Indian Ocean, and, being the WackyWaysideTribe they are, the whole scene there could have easily been cut with no effect on the story. It But it doesn't stop the graveyard shipwrecks from being a great setpiece, though.
29th Aug '17 7:13:38 PM RossN
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** Black Jack, Aquaman's ''first'' major recurring villain was an early example of this trope who first appeared in 1941. He made many appearances during the GoldenAgeOfComicBooks but disappeared around 1950.

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** Black Jack, Aquaman's ''first'' major recurring villain was an early example of this trope who first appeared in 1941. He made many appearances during the GoldenAgeOfComicBooks TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks but disappeared around 1950.
29th Aug '17 7:12:13 PM RossN
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** Black Jack, Aquaman's ''first'' major recurring villain was an early example of this trope who first appeared in 1941. He made many appearances during the GoldenAgeOfComicBooks but disappeared around 1950.
24th Aug '17 2:00:23 PM AHI-3000
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* ''VideoGame/{{Uncharted}}'':
** In ''VideoGame/UnchartedDrakesFortune'' All the enemies are modern pirates. Nathan even comments on how far they are from the idealized notion of old-timey pirates. "They don't take prisoners... [[SexSlave well, not]] ''[[SexSlave male]]'' [[SexSlave prisoners."]]
** ''VideoGame/Uncharted3DrakesDeception'' has a group of these, led by [[AffablyEvil Ramses]]. They reside in a ship graveyard in the Indian Ocean, and, being the WackyWaysideTribe they are, the whole scene there could have easily been cut with no effect on story. It doesn't stop the graveyard from being a great setpiece, though.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Uncharted}}'':
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** In ''VideoGame/UnchartedDrakesFortune'' All ''VideoGame/UnchartedDrakesFortune'', about half of the enemies are modern pirates.Indonesian pirates led by Eddy Raja. Nathan even comments on how far they are from the idealized notion of old-timey pirates. "They don't take prisoners... [[SexSlave well, not]] ''[[SexSlave male]]'' [[SexSlave prisoners."]]
prisoners]]."
** ''VideoGame/Uncharted3DrakesDeception'' has In ''VideoGame/Uncharted3DrakesDeception'', there's also a group gang of these, Yemeni pirates led by [[AffablyEvil Ramses]]. They reside Rameses. They're based in a ship graveyard in the Indian Ocean, and, being the WackyWaysideTribe they are, the whole scene there could have easily been cut with no effect on story. It doesn't stop the graveyard from being a great setpiece, though.
9th Aug '17 12:46:02 PM KCN
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* [[http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2216240/ ''Kapringen'']] (''A Hijacking''), a Danish film about a ship crew that's been taken hostage by Somali pirates. Unlike ''Film/CaptainPhillips'', here there are no Navy Seals coming to the rescue; instead, the shipping company and the Danish authorities are forced to accept the tense cat-and-mouse negotiations with the hijackers.
9th Aug '17 9:52:37 AM StFan
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* From JamesLeeBurke's ''The Neon Rain'' (narrated by main character DaveRobicheaux):

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* From JamesLeeBurke's Creator/JamesLeeBurke's ''The Neon Rain'' (narrated by main character DaveRobicheaux):
29th Jul '17 3:42:39 AM foxley
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* ''ComicStrip/ModestyBlaise'': Modesty and Willie fight a crew of ruthless modern pirates lead by an Englishman known as 'the Aristo' in "The Aristo" arc.
23rd Jul '17 11:58:00 AM AHI-3000
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* In ''Series/YoungIndianaJones and the Treasure of the Peacock's Eye'', while {{Franchise/Ind|ianaJones}}y and his friend Remy are traveling on a cruise ship through Southeast Asia in 1919, the ship gets attacked and robbed by Chinese pirates. The pirates' leader is a [[PirateGirl woman]] who was disguised as a singer, entertaining the passengers until her men boarded the ship.
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