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27th Mar '18 8:35:05 PM HeraldAlberich
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* Jack Sparrow from the ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'' movies embraces every stereotype of a pirate... yet somehow, we know that because he's a "good" character the women he comes across are pretty well safe.
** Even the [[spoiler:anti]]villainous Barbossa abides by this... up to a point. When Elizabeth rejects his NoMrBondIExpectYouToDine proposal in the [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl first film]], he says that the alternative is to dine with the crew, and without the dress he was offering her.

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Jack Sparrow from the ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean'' movies embraces every stereotype of a pirate... yet somehow, we know that because he's a "good" character the women he comes across are pretty well safe.
safe. Note the careful wording of his criminal intentions in ''[[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl The Curse of the Black Pearl]]''.
--->'''Sparrow:''' Very well then, I confess: It is my intention to commandeer one of these ships, pick up a crew in Tortuga, ''raid,'' pillage, plunder, and otherwise pilfer me weasely black guts out.
** Even the [[spoiler:anti]]villainous Barbossa abides by this... up to a point. When Elizabeth rejects his NoMrBondIExpectYouToDine proposal in the [[Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl first film]], film, he says that the alternative is to dine with the crew, and without the dress he was offering her.
24th Mar '18 11:55:08 PM darkemyst
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* ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven''. The villagers hide their women because they're afraid the hired guns will rape them. Yul Brynner's character acknowledges that their fears are not entirely unjustified (not all gunslingers being as noble as the seven, after all) but opines that "you might have given us the benefit of the doubt." In ''Film/SevenSamurai'', a father is so terrified that his daughter will be raped by the Samurai that he cuts off her hair to disguise her as a boy.

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* ''Film/TheMagnificentSeven''.''[[Film/TheMagnificentSeven1960 The Magnificent Seven]]''. The villagers hide their women because they're afraid the hired guns will rape them. Yul Brynner's Creator/YulBrynner's character acknowledges that their fears are not entirely unjustified (not all gunslingers being as noble as the seven, after all) but opines that "you might have given us the benefit of the doubt." In ''Film/SevenSamurai'', a father is so terrified that his daughter will be raped by the Samurai that he cuts off her hair to disguise her as a boy.
19th Mar '18 3:46:18 PM LinguaViva
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* Zig-Zagged in the German film ''[[Film/Stalingrad1993 Stalingrad]]''. Near the end of the film, the platoon discover a Russian woman tied to a bed whom Captain Haller has been keeping as a sex slave. Some of the soldiers suggest "taking turns" with her, but [[OfficerAndAGentleman Lieutenant Von Witzland]] ultimately enforces this trope.
18th Mar '18 9:23:46 AM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': {{Deconstructed}} with Daenerys. She tries to save the women of a defeated tribe from rape. Later one of those women gives Daenerys a WhatTheHellHero speech for seeing herself as a hero for "saving" her when she had already lost everything and everyone she cared about at the hands of Daenerys' husband.

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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'': {{Deconstructed}} with Daenerys. She When her husband's men crush a small village to take the poplace as slaves, she tries to save the women of a the defeated tribe from rape. Later one of those women gives Daenerys a WhatTheHellHero speech for seeing herself as a hero for "saving" her when she had already lost everything and everyone she cared about at the hands of Daenerys' husband. Later, though aware of the measures and consequences of conquest, Dany still tries to counter the excess 'spoils' of war by acquiring eunuch warriors as the main core of her infantry, all of whom are incapable of rape. However, it is unlikely that Dany will ever be able to enforce this if she bands together a large myriad force of many cultures to march on Westeros.
14th Mar '18 3:25:25 PM angie710
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** Also, more broadly, soldiers were not allowed to have ''any'' kind of sex if they were actively fighting in a war, most likely in an effort to keep diseases (that could potentially wipe out their army, or their society as a whole if they brought said diseases home to their wives) at bay. (However, needles to say, this didn't always happen in practice.) This becomes a major plot point during King David's UriahGambit in the ''Literature/BookOfKings''.

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** Also, more broadly, soldiers were not allowed to have ''any'' kind of sex if they were actively fighting in a war, most likely in an effort to keep diseases (that could potentially wipe out their army, or their society as a whole if they brought said diseases home to their wives) at bay. (However, needles to say, this didn't always happen in practice.) This becomes a major plot point during King David's UriahGambit in the ''Literature/BookOfKings''.''Literature/BooksOfKings''.
14th Mar '18 3:24:53 PM angie710
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14th Mar '18 3:24:02 PM angie710
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* In the ''Literature/BookOfExodus'', there is a provision for a soldier who finds himself attracted to a (non-Canaanite) woman whose village he's just destroyed. He is to leave her alone until the war is over, after which time, if he ''is'' still attracted to her, he can shave her head and trim her nails (signs of mourning in that time and place), take away her clothing (replacing it with something else), and give her a month to mourn her parents and culture. After ''that'', he is permitted to take her as a wife or a concubine. And should he then decide he doesn't want her anymore, he is to let her go free, and is not allowed to sell her into slavery. The wait period appears to have been put into place to discourage [[RapePillageAndBurn war rape]] (although it ''did'' still happen), and to make the soldier cool down and consider if this woman was ''really'' worth all that trouble, if he ''really'' wanted to marry her or if he was just horny.
** Also, more broadly, soldiers were not allowed to have ''any'' kind of sex if they were actively fighting in a war, most likely in an effort to keep diseases (that could potentially wipe out their army, or their society as a whole if they brought said diseases home to their wives) at bay. (However, needles to say, this didn't always happen in practice.) This becomes a major plot point during King David's UriahGambit in the ''Literature/BookOfKings''.
7th Jan '18 8:58:35 AM nombretomado
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* This is a plot point in the 2007 film ''Film/TheWarlords'', with JetLi.

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* This is a plot point in the 2007 film ''Film/TheWarlords'', with JetLi.Creator/JetLi.
28th Oct '17 1:11:22 PM TheNerevarine
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* ''ComicBook/RedSonja'': After becoming [[TheHighQueen Queen of Songaria]], Sonja (a [[RapeAsBackstory rape survivor]] herself) expressly forbids her soldiers from raping and is throughly displeased after hearing they tried to do that to one of [[EvenEvilHasLovedOnes her enemies' little sister]]. Due to the men who sought to rape the girl being [[BigBrotherInstinct killed by her big brother]], she doesn't punish the others outright, but forbids them from laying a finger on her and promises a severe punishment if they try it again with anyone.
29th Jul '17 10:41:01 PM trixus
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* In an episode of the French comedy show ''Series/{{Kaamelott}}'', the daughter of a Celt chieftain tells KingArthur--who just conquered her village--that according to Celtic law he must now rape her to confirm his victory. [[ArentYouGoingToRavishMe She seems utterly disappointed when he refuses.]]

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* In an episode of the French comedy show ''Series/{{Kaamelott}}'', the daughter of a Celt chieftain tells KingArthur--who just conquered her village--that according to Celtic law he must now rape her to confirm his victory. [[ArentYouGoingToRavishMe She seems utterly disappointed when he refuses.]]refuses]] (as she traded place with her sister for it) and threaten Arthur at knife point for it until she settles for being one of his mistress.
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