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5th Apr '18 8:37:29 AM Discar
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* Shows up as a myth in ''Literature/{{Oathbringer}}'', of people living in a land of shadows surrounded by a wall to keep the monsters out, only for one girl to climb the wall and bring back light, and in the process she discovers the wall is to keep the monsters in. [[spoiler:This appears to be a mythologized account of human settlement in Shinovar, which completely lacks stormlight, and their eventual conquest of the world]]

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* ''Literature/{{Oathbringer}}'' (third book of ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive''): Shows up as a myth in ''Literature/{{Oathbringer}}'', of people living in a land of shadows surrounded by a wall to keep the monsters out, only for one girl to climb the wall and bring back light, and in the process she discovers the wall is to keep the monsters in. [[spoiler:This appears to be a mythologized account of human settlement in Shinovar, which completely lacks stormlight, and their eventual conquest of the world]]world]].
16th Mar '18 2:21:34 AM WhosAsking
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* The desert that surrounds the Maitlands's house in ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}''.

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* The desert that surrounds "surrounds" the Maitlands's house in ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}''.''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}''. Basically, any ghost who tries to go beyond his/her haunting grounds ends up there until they turn back.
14th Mar '18 2:39:35 AM WhosAsking
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* Meta-example. The universe in which ''Anime/GlassFleet'' takes place is described as a "closed space". The exact details are unclear, but one thing ''is'' made clear: it's ''shrinking'' as more and more of it crosses the event horizon of the Black Cross: a massive black hole.
1st Mar '18 7:43:31 PM MCluna10
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* The second act of ''Music/RaziasShadow'' starts after the world was split into the light and dark.
13th Feb '18 2:53:17 AM Medinoc
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** In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast'', Hyrule is a valley bordered on all sides by impassable mountains. No one knows or even speculates on what's beyond. Considering that it's landlocked, [[FridgeLogic it makes you wonder]] where Link boarded the ship from the intro to ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaLinksAwakening''.

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** In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkToThePast'', Hyrule is a valley bordered on all sides by impassable mountains.mountains and a thick forest on the Northwest. No one knows or even speculates on what's beyond. Considering that it's landlocked, [[FridgeLogic it makes you wonder]] where Link boarded the ship from the intro to ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaLinksAwakening''. [[spoiler:He boarded from the coast of [[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOracleGames Labrynna or Holodrum]], where he had been teleported]]
13th Feb '18 2:48:38 AM Medinoc
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* Some modern believers in a flat Earth (yes, there're people who believe it) say the world is encircled by a ''huge'' (150'-tall) wall of ice located in Antarctica[[note]]See [[http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/File:Flat_earth.png for example this map]] to understand what it means[[/note]], with thousands of {{Super Soldier}}s taking care nobody sees that barrier. [[http://wiki.tfes.org/index.php?title=The_Ice_Wall Quoting]] [[TheWikiRule from their wiki]] in what refers to what exists beyond said wall:

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* Some modern believers in a flat Earth (yes, there're people who believe it) say the world is encircled by a ''huge'' (150'-tall) (150' (46m) tall) wall of ice located in Antarctica[[note]]See [[http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/File:Flat_earth.png for example this map]] to understand what it means[[/note]], with thousands of {{Super Soldier}}s taking care nobody sees that barrier. [[http://wiki.tfes.org/index.php?title=The_Ice_Wall Quoting]] [[TheWikiRule from their wiki]] in what refers to what exists beyond said wall:
11th Feb '18 4:59:46 PM SomeoneImSure
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* ''Dragonheart3'', a prequel-sequel to ''{{Film/Dragonheart}}'', has a wall separating the two countries of the two main characters, something which gets metaphorically torn down by the end of the movie [[spoiler:as the two main characters end up married]].

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* ''Dragonheart3'', ''{{Film/Stardust}}'' is a prequel-sequel to ''{{Film/Dragonheart}}'', has story about a wall separating that separates two worlds, one entrenched in magic and the two countries of the two main characters, something which gets metaphorically torn down by the end of the movie [[spoiler:as the two main characters end up married]].other that is similar to our own.
11th Feb '18 4:53:40 PM SomeoneImSure
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* ''Dragonheart3'', a prequel-sequel to ''{{Film/Dragonheart}}'', has a wall separating the two countries of the two main characters, something which gets metaphorically torn down by the end of the movie [[spoiler:as the two main characters end up married]].
10th Feb '18 7:49:57 PM Ryulong
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* The land in ''VideoGame/XenobladeChroniclesX'' is an extra large island consisting of five major colonies surrounded by an endless ocean. The player is able to swim or sail out onto the ocean but as soon as the land is no longer in view, the game produces an invisible wall and throws up a message that you cannot continue on.

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* The land in ''VideoGame/XenobladeChroniclesX'' is an extra large island consisting made up of five major colonies linked continents, each with unique ecosystems, surrounded by an endless ocean. The player is able to swim or sail out onto the ocean but as soon as the land is no longer in view, the game produces an invisible wall and throws up a message that you cannot continue on.
9th Feb '18 3:17:56 PM HarpieSiren
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* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaidIIReturnToTheSea'': To keep her daughter from endangering herself in the sea, Ariel has an enormous wall built around the palace to separate them from it. However, Melody by 12 has learned a way through it: a loose bar on one of the gratings allows her to squeeze through.

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* ''Disney/TheLittleMermaidIIReturnToTheSea'': To keep her daughter from endangering herself in the sea, Ariel has an enormous wall built around the palace to separate them from it. However, by 12, Melody by 12 has learned a way through it: a loose bar on one of the gratings allows her to squeeze through.
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