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28th Jun '17 11:52:59 PM PaulA
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* Discussed rather than seen in ''Film/MrAndMrsSmith''. The morning after their DestructoNookie John and Jane Smith are talking about past hits, and the permanent injuries they have as a result.

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* Discussed rather than seen in ''Film/MrAndMrsSmith''.''Film/MrAndMrsSmith2005''. The morning after their DestructoNookie John and Jane Smith are talking about past hits, and the permanent injuries they have as a result.
16th Jun '17 10:46:26 AM Kirayoshi
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* ''Series/{{Castle}}'': During their BigDamnKiss at the end of the fourth season finale "Always", Castle pauses while unbuttoning Beckett's blouse and briefly notices the scar left by the bullet that nearly killed her in the third season finale "Knockout".
3rd Jun '17 9:56:24 PM ultimomant
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* From the ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' J/7 SlashFic "A Kiss on the Body Electric" by Jane St Clair.

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* From the ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' J/7 SlashFic "A ''[[https://archiveofourown.org/works/235011?view_adult=true A Kiss on the Body Electric" Electric]]'' by Jane St Clair.
17th Apr '17 5:53:09 PM intastiel
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* In ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'', Mat Cauthon receives one of these from a lover in an intimate moment. She's a [[ProudWarriorRaceGuy Proud Warrior Race Woman]] who appreciates the marks of an accomplished fighter, whereas he's only barely ResignedToTheCall and privately believes that a better accomplishment would have been to have avoided the injuries in the first place.
13th Feb '17 3:02:42 AM JackG
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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. While hiding from a HR manhunt in "The Crossing", John Reese and Joss Carter show each other the injuries they got during the War on Terror. This leads to Reese showing the bullet he was intending to kill himself with before meeting Carter in the pilot episode, which leads to a BigDamnKiss.

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* ''Series/PersonOfInterest''. ''Series/PersonOfInterest''.
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While hiding from a HR manhunt in "The Crossing", John Reese and Joss Carter show each other the injuries they got during the War on Terror. This leads to Reese showing the bullet he was intending to kill himself with before meeting Carter in the pilot episode, which leads to a BigDamnKiss.BigDamnKiss.
** The post-coital version happens in "6,741". Root and Shaw have sex after the latter escapes from nine months of torture by Samaritan operatives. When Root starts with this trope, Shaw has to inform her the scars are from her previous work as a government assassin, whereas Samaritan's torture was more psychological.
7th Jan '17 3:29:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* An after-sex version happens in SMStirling's post-apocalypse novel ''DiesTheFire''. An ex-recon Marine is asked about a scar he got during Desert Storm. He says it's from an RPG, causing the [[AcronymConfusion puzzled woman to wonder]] how you get a scar during a RolePlayingGame.

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* An after-sex version happens in SMStirling's Creator/SMStirling's post-apocalypse novel ''DiesTheFire''.''Literature/DiesTheFire''. An ex-recon Marine is asked about a scar he got during Desert Storm. He says it's from an RPG, causing the [[AcronymConfusion puzzled woman to wonder]] how you get a scar during a RolePlayingGame.
31st Dec '16 5:17:46 PM Slysheen
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* Male ''and'' female example: this is the main point of the ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' fanfic [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6494704/1/Much_Better_Now Much Better Now.]] After Mai checks out the scars all over Zuko's body, he notices hers, including some she got by self-harming when she was younger.

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* Male ''and'' female example: this is the main point of the ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' fanfic [[http://www.fanfiction.net/s/6494704/1/Much_Better_Now [[https://archiveofourown.org/works/260078 Much Better Now.]] Now]] After Mai checks out the scars all over Zuko's body, he notices hers, including some she got by self-harming when she was younger.
11th Sep '16 1:40:33 AM JackG
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* ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises''. After they've made love and are warming themselves by the fireplace, Bruce Wayne and Miranda Tate note each other's scars. [[spoiler:This is an early clue that Miranda is a villain, as the scar on her back is the same as the League of Shadows brand seen in ''Film/BatmanBegins''.]]
17th Aug '16 5:12:01 AM Morgenthaler
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* Anita Blake from ''AnitaBlakeVampireHunter'', has to show off and talk about her many scars from vampire hunting in nearly every book, no sex needed (although she has plenty of that).

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* Anita Blake from ''AnitaBlakeVampireHunter'', ''Literature/AnitaBlakeVampireHunter'', has to show off and talk about her many scars from vampire hunting in nearly every book, no sex needed (although she has plenty of that).



* A rare solo version occurs in ''[[TheVampireFiles Bloodlist]]'', when newly-undead Jack examines his own injuries to try to determine how he'd died.
* Since Geralt of ''TheWitcher'' series is in a job that constantly makes all kinds of nasties mistake him for a chew toy, and he also ReallyGetsAround, this tends to happen at least once a book.

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* A rare solo version occurs in ''[[TheVampireFiles ''[[Literature/TheVampireFiles Bloodlist]]'', when newly-undead Jack examines his own injuries to try to determine how he'd died.
* Since Geralt of ''TheWitcher'' ''Literature/TheWitcher'' series is in a job that constantly makes all kinds of nasties mistake him for a chew toy, and he also ReallyGetsAround, this tends to happen at least once a book.



* ''CougarTown'' had a young man Jules was about to sleep with ask her about a stomach scar in the pilot. She awkwardly claims she got knifed as a kid, then reveals it's from her C-Section.

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* ''CougarTown'' ''Series/CougarTown'' had a young man Jules was about to sleep with ask her about a stomach scar in the pilot. She awkwardly claims she got knifed as a kid, then reveals it's from her C-Section.
17th Aug '16 5:11:37 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[VorkosiganSaga Miles Vorkosigan]] experiences more than one of these, although they are not usually after having had sex. It tends to happen pretty much any time anyone who hasn't seen his collection of scars before sees him without long sleeves and long pants. On the other hand his future wife fantasizes about exploring those scars, slowly and thoroughly, in bed.

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* [[VorkosiganSaga ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'': Miles Vorkosigan]] Vorkosigan experiences more than one of these, although they are not usually after having had sex. It tends to happen pretty much any time anyone who hasn't seen his collection of scars before sees him without long sleeves and long pants. On the other hand his future wife fantasizes about exploring those scars, slowly and thoroughly, in bed.
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