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30th Oct '17 8:37:26 PM PaulA
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* In Creator/AndreNorton's ''Literature/{{Warlock}}'' series, both heroines have brief moments of concern about their looks
** ''Ordeal in Otherwhere'': the prospect of looking more feminine than was allowed on Demeter cheers Charis up, though she is effectively a slave. She objects to the notion of too garish an appearance.
** ''Forerunner Foray'': Ziantha toys the notion of having her nondescript appearance changed for good as her reward.

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* In Creator/AndreNorton's ''Literature/{{Warlock}}'' series, both heroines have brief moments of concern about their looks
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** ''Ordeal in Otherwhere'': ''Literature/OrdealInOtherwhere'': the prospect of looking more feminine than was allowed on Demeter cheers Charis up, though she is effectively a slave. She objects to the notion of too garish an appearance.
** ''Forerunner Foray'': ''Literature/ForerunnerForay'': Ziantha toys the notion of having her nondescript appearance changed for good as her reward.
7th Oct '17 6:22:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the comic ''ComicBook/{{Sha}}'', the soul of a witch who was burned at the stake by the Inquisition in the 14th century returns in the 22nd century to exact revenge on the five reincarnated demons responsible for killing her in their past lives. While the four men are all killed one by one, the woman who betrayed her is instead left alive with a debilitating disease that will slowly take away her beauty from her.

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* In the comic ''ComicBook/{{Sha}}'', the soul of a witch who was burned at the stake by the Inquisition in the 14th century returns in the 22nd century to exact revenge on the five reincarnated demons responsible for killing her in their past lives. While the four men are all killed one by one, the woman who betrayed her is instead [[CruelMercy left alive with a debilitating disease that will slowly take away her beauty from her.her]].
13th Jul '17 5:26:06 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Film/NightAngel'': Lilith is the villainess of this movie, a demon who goes around [[TheVamp seducing and devouring hapless people]] ([[DepravedBisexual not just men]]). It seems that she can [[LivingAphrodisiac supernaturally charm literally everyone]], but she specifically goes after the staff of a glamour magazine rather than something more bold like a politician. Apparently, it's pure vanity: she wants to be a cover girl so people will fawn over her.
5th May '17 12:37:09 AM Omeganian
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* In one Avar fairy tale, there is a beautiful maiden who lives in her castle and shows herself to no one. Should you come to the castle and call her three times without her answering, you turn into stone, and there are plenty of statues there already. The hero tries to get her to come out, but fails. His sister comes to rescue him, calls the maiden twice, but fails as well. Then she shouts "are you more beautiful than me, that you are so vain!?"... Three seconds later, the doors slam open with a loud WhoDares!.
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[[folder:Fairy Tales]]
* In one Avar fairy tale, there is a beautiful maiden who lives in her castle and shows herself to no one. Should you come to the castle and call her three times without her answering, you turn into stone, and there are plenty of statues there already. The hero tries to get her to come out, but fails. His sister comes to rescue him, calls the maiden twice, but fails as well. Then she shouts "are you more beautiful than me, that you are so vain!?"... doesn't remain unanswered for five seconds.
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4th May '17 10:49:39 AM Omeganian
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* In one Avar fairy tale, there is abeautiful maiden who lives in her castle and shows herself to no one. Should you come to the castle and call her three times without her answering, you turn into stone. The hero tries to get her to come out, but fails. His sister comes to help him, calls the maiden twice, but remains unfails as well. Then she shouts "are you more beautiful than me, that you are so vain!?"... doesn't remain unanswered for five seconds.

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* In one Avar fairy tale, there is abeautiful a beautiful maiden who lives in her castle and shows herself to no one. Should you come to the castle and call her three times without her answering, you turn into stone.stone, and there are plenty of statues there already. The hero tries to get her to come out, but fails. His sister comes to help rescue him, calls the maiden twice, but remains unfails fails as well. Then she shouts "are you more beautiful than me, that you are so vain!?"... doesn't remain unanswered for five seconds.
4th May '17 3:14:23 AM Omeganian
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[[folder:Fairy Tales]]
* In one Avar fairy tale, there is abeautiful maiden who lives in her castle and shows herself to no one. Should you come to the castle and call her three times without her answering, you turn into stone. The hero tries to get her to come out, but fails. His sister comes to help him, calls the maiden twice, but remains unfails as well. Then she shouts "are you more beautiful than me, that you are so vain!?"... doesn't remain unanswered for five seconds.
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22nd Apr '17 4:02:51 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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** Kasumi confront Ranma after he'd once again insulted [[{{Tsundere}} Akane]] on her appearance, saying he needed to apologize and cheer her up. When he needs to know why, she replies that while Akane may be stubborn, awkward and tomboyish... "she's still a girl."

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** Kasumi confront confronts Ranma after he'd once again insulted [[{{Tsundere}} Akane]] on her appearance, saying he needed to apologize and cheer her up. When he needs to know why, she replies that while Akane may be stubborn, awkward and tomboyish... "she's still a girl."
16th Apr '17 3:06:09 PM nombretomado
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** Subverted in the case of Lucius the Eternal, 40K's champion of Slaanesh. He was once the prettiest of the Emperor's Children (the Legion that would eventually turn itself over to Slaanesh), but a fight with a SpaceWolf broke his nose in a way that couldn't be fixed, and later acquired facial scars in battle. This pretty much broke his mind, now he actually seems to ''seek out'' disfiguring scars when fighting, and his face looks like it's been used as a tic-tac-toe board since.

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** Subverted in the case of Lucius the Eternal, 40K's champion of Slaanesh. He was once the prettiest of the Emperor's Children (the Legion that would eventually turn itself over to Slaanesh), but a fight with a SpaceWolf Literature/SpaceWolf broke his nose in a way that couldn't be fixed, and later acquired facial scars in battle. This pretty much broke his mind, now he actually seems to ''seek out'' disfiguring scars when fighting, and his face looks like it's been used as a tic-tac-toe board since.
16th Apr '17 6:12:45 AM Morgenthaler
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* In the comic ''ComicBook/{{Sha}}'', the soul of a witch who was burned at the stake by the Inquisition in the 14th century returns in the 22nd century to exact revenge on the five reincarnated demons responsible for killing her in their past lives. While the four men are all killed one by one, the woman who betrayed her is instead left alive with a debilitating disease that will slowly take away her beauty from her.
16th Mar '17 9:07:52 AM Andyroid
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* The narcisstic Peacock from Polish animated series ''WesternAnimation/HipHipandHurra''. While he has a very manly voice, he's not only very feminine but tends to faint every single time his beautiful tail gets dirty.

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* The narcisstic Peacock from Polish animated series ''WesternAnimation/HipHipandHurra''.''WesternAnimation/HipHipAndHurra''. While he has a very manly voice, he's not only very feminine but tends to faint every single time his beautiful tail gets dirty.


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* Rarity from ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' is the most feminine of the Mane Six, and also the most concerned with her appearance. Her fussiness has caused conflict in a couple of episodes, but she's usually willing to overcome these bad habits for the sake of her friends. "Sisterhooves Social" showed her willing to hide in a pool of mud as part of a ploy to make amends with her little sister Sweetie Belle, though Rarity insisted on a trip to the spa to clean up afterwards.
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