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18th Jul '17 9:05:50 AM BeerBaron
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* Subverted and {{lampshade|Hanging}}d in ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' series. Slain werewolves retain whichever form they were in upon their death, and never change back. This was mentioned in the book "On Lycanthropy" in ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIDaggerfall Daggerfall]]''.

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* Subverted and {{lampshade|Hanging}}d in ''Franchise/TheElderScrolls'' series. series averts this with [[OurWerebeastsAreDifferent were-creatures]]. Slain werewolves [[OurWerewolvesAreDifferent werewolves]] and other were-creatures retain whichever form they were in upon their death, and never change back. when they were killed. This was mentioned in the also helps [[CreatureHunterOrganization were-creature hunters]] to avert VanHelsingHateCrimes. The in-game book "On Lycanthropy" in ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIDaggerfall Daggerfall]]''.''On Lycanthropy'' mentions and even [[LampshadeHanging lampshades]] the idea of the this trope.
16th Jul '17 7:12:03 AM Hjortron18
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* Invoked by [[spoiler:Loki]] in ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld'', [[spoiler:whose skin starts turning slate blue like a Jotun when he [[FakingTheDead pretends to die]] in front of Thor.]]
24th May '17 4:44:53 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* A variant happened in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny''. Near the end of the series, Meer Campbell (who underwent surgery to become Lacus Clyne's BodyDouble to further Durandal's plans) [[spoiler:was mortally wounded, TakingTheBullet for Lacus herself]]. In [[spoiler: her dying breath]] she gave the real Lacus a picture of her pre-op self, the original Meer Campbell, so she would know her true appearance: that of a black-haired, curvy, plain-looking girl.

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* A variant happened in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny''. Near the end of the series, Meer Campbell (who underwent surgery to become Lacus Clyne's BodyDouble to further Durandal's plans) [[spoiler:was mortally wounded, TakingTheBullet for Lacus herself]]. In [[spoiler: her dying breath]] she gave the real Lacus a picture of her pre-op self, the original Meer Campbell, so she would know her true appearance: that of a black-haired, curvy, plain-looking freckled young girl.
24th May '17 4:42:41 PM GlitteringFlowers
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* A variant happened in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny''. Near the end of the series, Meer Campbell who underwent surgery to become a fake Lacus Clyne and who'd been furthering Durandal's plans [[spoiler:was mortally wounded. In her dying breath, ]]she gave the real Lacus Clyne a picture of her pre-op self, the original Meer Campbell, so she would know her true appearance.

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* A variant happened in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny''. Near the end of the series, Meer Campbell who (who underwent surgery to become a fake Lacus Clyne and who'd been furthering Clyne's BodyDouble to further Durandal's plans plans) [[spoiler:was mortally wounded. wounded, TakingTheBullet for Lacus herself]]. In [[spoiler: her dying breath, ]]she breath]] she gave the real Lacus Clyne a picture of her pre-op self, the original Meer Campbell, so she would know her true appearance.appearance: that of a black-haired, curvy, plain-looking girl.
12th May '17 2:48:10 PM Dravencour
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* Victor Freeman of ''Manga/BlasterKnuckle'', a demonslayer in many ways comparable to Guts, also has to deal with demons that revert to human form upon death. Because of this, he is reviled as a murderer, which isn't helped by the fact that he's a black man in the postwar 19th Century American South, where racism was rampant.

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* Victor Freeman of ''Manga/BlasterKnuckle'', a demonslayer in many ways comparable to Guts, also has to deal with demons that revert to human form upon death. Because of this, he is an {{Outlaw}} and reviled as a murderer, which isn't helped by the fact that he's a black man in the postwar 19th Century American South, where racism was rampant.
12th May '17 2:46:02 PM Dravencour
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* Victor of ''Manga/BlasterKnuckle'', a demonslayer in many ways comparable to Guts, also has to deal with demons that revert to human form upon death. Because of this, he is reviled as a murderer, which isn't helped by the fact that he's a black man in the postwar 19th Century American DeepSouth.

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* Victor Freeman of ''Manga/BlasterKnuckle'', a demonslayer in many ways comparable to Guts, also has to deal with demons that revert to human form upon death. Because of this, he is reviled as a murderer, which isn't helped by the fact that he's a black man in the postwar 19th Century American DeepSouth.South, where racism was rampant.
12th May '17 2:42:37 PM Dravencour
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* Victor of ''Manga/BlasterKnuckle'', a demonslayer in many ways comparable to Guts, also has to deal with demons that revert to human form upon death. Because of this, he is reviled as a murderer, which isn't helped by the fact that he's a black man in the postwar 19th Century American DeepSouth.
7th May '17 12:49:59 PM Xtifr
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* In ''WelkinWeasels: Vampire Voles'', the "wereweasel" shot by Monty changes back from a monstrously mutated six-inch-tall human into a normal weasel upon dying.

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* In ''WelkinWeasels: ''Literature/WelkinWeasels: Vampire Voles'', the "wereweasel" shot by Monty changes back from a monstrously mutated six-inch-tall human into a normal weasel upon dying.
19th Apr '17 10:05:09 PM zequeins
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* A variant happened in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny''. Near the end of the series, Meer Campbell who underwent surgery to become a fake Lacus Clyne and who'd been furthering Durandal's plans [[spoiler:was mortally wounded. In her dying breath, ]]she gave the real Lacus Clyne a picture of her pre-op self, the original Meer Campbell, so she would know her true appearance.
21st Feb '17 6:07:08 PM nombretomado
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** Examples include ''Videogame/FinalFantasyVII'', ''Videogame/FinalFantasyVIII'', ''Videogame/FinalFantasyIX'', ''Videogame/FinalFantasyX'', ''Videogame/FinalFantasyVII: CrisisCore'' (notice a pattern here?), and ''KingdomHearts''.

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** Examples include ''Videogame/FinalFantasyVII'', ''Videogame/FinalFantasyVIII'', ''Videogame/FinalFantasyIX'', ''Videogame/FinalFantasyX'', ''Videogame/FinalFantasyVII: CrisisCore'' VideoGame/CrisisCore'' (notice a pattern here?), and ''KingdomHearts''.
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