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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.
6th Jun '16 2:54:13 PM Morgenthaler
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* The famous scene in ''Film/LethalWeapon3'' where Martin Riggs and Lorna Cole start talking about the injuries they got as {{Cowboy Cop}}s; Cole chickens out when Riggs starts stripping off to show his properly.
* Spoofed in ''Film/LoadedWeapon1'' when Destiny shows off her various cosmetic surgery mishaps in comparison to Colt's over-the-top war wounds.

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* The famous scene in ''Film/LethalWeapon3'' where Martin Riggs and Lorna Cole start talking about the injuries they got as {{Cowboy Cop}}s; Cole chickens out when Riggs starts stripping off to show his properly.
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* Spoofed in ''Film/LoadedWeapon1'' when Destiny shows off her various cosmetic surgery mishaps in comparison to Colt's over-the-top war wounds.



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* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'' had Eliot ''and'' guest character Raquel Dayan showing each other their scars. All tropes were played straight for both of them.

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* ''Series/{{Leverage}}'' had Eliot ''and'' guest character Raquel Dayan showing each other their scars. All tropes were played straight for both of them.



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4th Jun '16 4:03:01 PM nombretomado
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* ''AbleTeam''. Government 'specialist' Carl Lyons is asked post-coitus by DEA agent Flor Trujillo how he got his various scars, including a crescent scar on his elbow caused by a rear-view mirror hurled at him by the impact of a machine-gun bullet. He says they're from breaking up family fights when he was a cop, and the elbow one was from an attack-trained clam on the beach. Flor doesn't believe him.

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* ''AbleTeam''.''Literature/AbleTeam''. Government 'specialist' Carl Lyons is asked post-coitus by DEA agent Flor Trujillo how he got his various scars, including a crescent scar on his elbow caused by a rear-view mirror hurled at him by the impact of a machine-gun bullet. He says they're from breaking up family fights when he was a cop, and the elbow one was from an attack-trained clam on the beach. Flor doesn't believe him.
3rd May '16 10:16:28 PM PaulA
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3rd May '16 10:15:48 PM PaulA
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* ''Series/BeautyAndTheBeast'', a past love notices the scar behind Catherine's ear. However, she only tells him "it's a long story" when he asks how she got it.

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* ''Series/BeautyAndTheBeast'', ''Series/{{Beauty and the Beast|1987}}'', a past love notices the scar behind Catherine's ear. However, she only tells him "it's a long story" when he asks how she got it.
1st May '16 5:23:34 AM erforce
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19th Apr '16 12:09:40 AM JackG
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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 ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' J/7 SlashFic "A Kiss on the Body Electric" by Jane St Clair.
19th Apr '16 12:08:47 AM JackG
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* From the Series/StarTrekVoyager J/7 SlashFic "A Kiss on the Body Electric" by Jane St Clair.
-->Here, this is where she cut her leg on an ancient barbed-wire fence as a child. This is the mark left over from a shuttle accident when she was just an ensign. Those white lines across Kathryn's back are best forgotten; they're the history of a Cardassian prison where everything is unspeakable.
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