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12th Oct '17 1:33:03 PM Koveras
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* In the Creator/ClintEastwood's movie, ''{{Film/Firefox}}'', one of the reasons that the Western Powers want the new Soviet fighter plane, code-named "Firefox," is that the weapons system is fired through thought processes rather than a fire button on the pilot's joystick. The hitch: the command must be given Russian. Eastwood's character, Mitchell Gant, grew up with a Russian mother so he was qualified to steal the plane. In the finale, [[spoiler:as he is being chased by the second prototype plane, he is shouting, "Fire rearward missile! Fire rearward missile!" It doesn't work until he ''thinks the command in Russian.'' Cue fireball on the second plane.]]

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* In the Creator/ClintEastwood's movie, ''{{Film/Firefox}}'', one of the reasons that the Western Powers want the new Soviet fighter plane, code-named "Firefox," is that the weapons system is fired through thought processes rather than a fire button on the pilot's joystick. The hitch: the command must be given in Russian. Eastwood's character, Mitchell Gant, grew up with a Russian mother so he was qualified to steal the plane. In the finale, [[spoiler:as he is being chased by the second prototype plane, he is shouting, "Fire rearward missile! Fire rearward missile!" It doesn't work until he ''thinks the command in Russian.'' Cue fireball on the second plane.]]
12th Oct '17 12:23:05 PM shawn_allen
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* In the Creator/ClintEastwood's movie, ''{{Film/Firefox}}'', one of the reasons that the Western Powers want the new Soviet fighter plane, code-named "Firefox," is that the weapons system is fired through thought processes rather than a fire button on the pilot's joystick. The hitch: the command must be given Russian. Eastwood's character, Mitchell Gant, grew up with a Russian mother so he was qualified to steal the plane. In the finale, [[spoiler:as he is being chased by the second prototype plane, he is shouting, "Fire rearward missile! Fire rearward missile!" It doesn't work until he ''thinks the command in Russian.'' Cue fireball on the second plane.]]
2nd Oct '17 10:21:03 AM StarTropes
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* Fully-trained Jedi Knights from ''Franchise/StarWars'' are capable of using many of their Force powers sans MagicalGesture or [[NoEyeInMagic eye contact]] (case in point: Luke Skywalker levitating C-3PO in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi''). They still tend to do so anyway, as it's how they're trained to use their powers and it does help with focus.
4th Jul '17 5:37:14 AM Koveras
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* By the end of ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition - Trespasser'' DLC, [[spoiler:Solas]] seems to have gained this power as part of the whole PhysicalGod package, which he demonstrates by turning the episodic villain Viddasala to stone in a literal blink of an eye, even with his back turned to her.

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24th Jun '17 12:10:33 PM nombretomado
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* This is how [[spoiler:Rolo's]] geass works in ''CodeGeass''. The rest of them usually require [[NoEyeInMagic eye contact]].

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* This is how [[spoiler:Rolo's]] geass works in ''CodeGeass''.''Anime/CodeGeass''. The rest of them usually require [[NoEyeInMagic eye contact]].
14th May '17 1:58:56 PM DarkPhoenix94
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* By ''Ghosts of the Past'', sequel of ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'', Harry doesn't actually need to move his hands or anything similar to use his PsychicPowers. Nor, indeed, does any sufficiently skilled psychic, mage, or similarly empowered being. However, it does seem to make it easier to focus, in the same way that using a wand does.
17th Jan '17 12:54:23 AM FordPrefect
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This trope is about characters who have honed their powers to such degree that they don't require any of the above and can activate and control them solely by thought or will. Such characters are almost inevitably feared, because they can attack anyone without any warning at all, [[OffhandBackhand without even looking at them]]. Moreover, they cannot be prevented from using their powers with BoundAndGagged treatment, so any captor will have to either keep them unconscious at all times or use some kind of PowerNullifier, if one exists.

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This trope is about characters who have honed their powers to such a degree that they don't require any of the above above, and can activate and control them solely by thought or will. Such characters are almost inevitably feared, because they can attack anyone without any warning at all, [[OffhandBackhand without even looking at them]]. Moreover, they cannot be prevented from using their powers with BoundAndGagged treatment, so any captor will have to either keep them unconscious at all times or use some kind of PowerNullifier, if one exists.
3rd Jan '17 7:26:25 PM MiddleEighth
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*Ringo in ''Fanfic/WithStringsAttached'' and even more especially in ''Fanfic/TheKeysStandAlone'', which makes him the scariest person on C'hou to anyone who realizes exactly what he could do with his telekinesis/mindsight combination. Good thing he's an ActualPacifist.
**John, to a degree, though he needs his eyes and hands most of the time. But he can still get plenty of stuff done without themólike the time he rusted away the armor and weapons of six annoying guys.
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21st Nov '16 6:38:36 AM MaulMachine
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* Upon the arrival of the Ori Priors in the ''Series/StargateSG1'' canon, the Stargate teams had to completely overwrite their previous alien containment techniques. Against the Goa'uld, who used chicanery and technological trinkets to simulate godhood, binding and gagging their foes would be enough, but the Priors could trigger massive shockwaves by ''blinking,'' could easily perceive things others missed, and had limited telepathy.
13th Nov '16 4:25:42 PM nombretomado
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* Ace's reality warping powers evolve into this in the ''JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' epilogue.

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* Ace's reality warping powers evolve into this in the ''JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' epilogue.
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