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15th Jun '17 11:18:56 AM TinMan
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* This kickstarts the plot of ''Film/AdviseAndConsent''. The President is dying and, since he has no faith in his Vice President to lead, he nominates a headstrong ex-communist to be Secretary of State to carry out his foreign policy once he dies. The only people who know he's dying are the Senate Majority Leader, who is a close friend, and the Vice President, who figures it out on his own.
26th Mar '17 5:55:42 PM TheJayman49
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* In ''Fanfic/RequiemForALoud'', Lincoln tries to keep his 5 younger sisters from finding out that he only has 2 weeks left to live, considering that the news is already driving his older sisters into a deep depression and he hates to see them like this. He fails with Lisa, who easily figures it out on her own, and is only half-succesful with Lucy, who has her suspisions despite Lincoln claiming to be fine, but he has more luck with Lola, Lana and Lily [[spoiler: up until chapter 18, when except for Lily all sisters have learned the truth]].

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* In ''Fanfic/RequiemForALoud'', Lincoln tries to keep his 5 younger sisters from finding out that he only has 2 weeks left to live, considering that the news is already driving his older sisters into a deep depression and he hates to see them like this. He [[spoiler:He fails with Lisa, who easily figures it out on her own, and is only half-succesful half-successful with Lucy, who has her suspisions suspicions despite Lincoln claiming to be fine, but he has more luck with Lola, Lana and Lily [[spoiler: up Lily. At least until chapter 18, when except for Lily by that point, all sisters (sans Lily due to her being a baby) have learned the truth]].
25th Mar '17 10:57:35 AM BoukenDutch
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* In ''Fanfic/RequiemForALoud'', Lincoln tries to keep his 5 younger sisters from finding out that he only has 2 weeks left to live, considering that the news is already driving his older sisters into a deep depression and he hates to see them like this. He fails with Lisa, who easily figures it out on her own, and is only half-succesful with Lucy, who has her suspisions despite Lincoln claiming to be fine, but he has more luck with Lola, Lana and Lily.

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* In ''Fanfic/RequiemForALoud'', Lincoln tries to keep his 5 younger sisters from finding out that he only has 2 weeks left to live, considering that the news is already driving his older sisters into a deep depression and he hates to see them like this. He fails with Lisa, who easily figures it out on her own, and is only half-succesful with Lucy, who has her suspisions despite Lincoln claiming to be fine, but he has more luck with Lola, Lana and Lily. Lily [[spoiler: up until chapter 18, when except for Lily all sisters have learned the truth]].
14th Mar '17 5:50:19 PM nombretomado
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* Satine in ''MoulinRouge'' is dying of tuberculosis. For the maximum amount of gut-wrenching DramaticIrony, almost everyone knows it before she does (including the audience, since the story is a flashback told a year after her death). When she does find out, she keeps it a secret in an effort to spare her beloved's life.

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* Satine in ''MoulinRouge'' ''Film/MoulinRouge'' is dying of tuberculosis. For the maximum amount of gut-wrenching DramaticIrony, almost everyone knows it before she does (including the audience, since the story is a flashback told a year after her death). When she does find out, she keeps it a secret in an effort to spare her beloved's life.
11th Mar '17 11:36:45 AM nombretomado
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* Comes completely unexpected in ''MetalGearSolid4'' with Naomi Hunter, who reveals it just after she disabled the implants that extended her life for the last couple of years, and dies within the next few minutes, having completed the last thing she needed to do.

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* Comes completely unexpected in ''MetalGearSolid4'' ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots'' with Naomi Hunter, who reveals it just after she disabled the implants that extended her life for the last couple of years, and dies within the next few minutes, having completed the last thing she needed to do.
2nd Mar '17 8:39:03 AM JJHIL325
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* [[DaChief Jenny Shepard]] on ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' was plagued by a fatal disease that would have slowly killed her, but instead she went out in a shootout, taking down five people before she succumbed to blood loss.

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* [[DaChief Jenny Shepard]] on ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' was plagued by a fatal disease that would have slowly killed her, her (it's hinted to be ALS), but instead she went out in a shootout, taking down five people before she succumbed to blood loss.
28th Feb '17 10:54:18 AM FuzzyBoots
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* ''Literature/ChainLetter'': Neil, participant in the hit-and-run and subsequent cover-up in the beginning of the book, is revealed to be dying from cancer that started in his legs and moved to his brain. [[spoiler:It's part of the reason he became The Caretaker]].
8th Feb '17 6:05:27 AM MeleKalikimaka
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* Tony Stark in ''Film/IronMan2''.

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* Tony Stark in ''Film/IronMan2''.''Film/IronMan2'' realizes that the Arc Reactor in his chest, which was supposed to keep him alive, is slowly poisoning him. He prepares for his death by handing control of his company to [[GirlFriday Pepper]], and undergoes a public, [[DrowningMySorrows alcohol-fueled]] [[HeroicBSOD breakdown]].
13th Jan '17 11:15:33 AM GlitteringFlowers
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* Arran takes over for [[CrutchCharacter Jagen]] as the CrutchCharacter in [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Fire Emblem book two and Fire Emblem 12]]. His stats and poor growths are explained as [[GameplayAndStoryIntegration that he is really sick]], and he reveals in the ending that he is SecretlyDying. The epilogue even [[ShaggyDogStory says he died of illness shortly after the war]].

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* Arran takes over for [[CrutchCharacter Jagen]] as the CrutchCharacter in [[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Fire Emblem book two and Fire Emblem 12]]. His stats and poor growths are explained as [[GameplayAndStoryIntegration that he is really sick]], and he reveals in the ending that [[IllBoy his illness is fatal]] but he is SecretlyDying. wants to go down fighting wirth Marth [[spoiler: to atone for his past, where he helped slay rebellious peasants under orders of his cruel former lord]]. The epilogue even [[ShaggyDogStory says he died of illness shortly after the war]].
9th Jan '17 5:36:05 PM ManicDepressiveMouse
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* When [[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Homer Simpson]] thinks he's [[Recap/TheSimpsonsS2E11OneFishTwoFishBlowfishBlueFish eaten poison blowfish]] and that he has 24 hours to live, he decides telling the kids will just upset them. (Of course, he hasn't actually eaten the poison in the first place.)
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