History Main / YouSaidYouWouldLetThemGo

30th Jan '16 1:29:14 AM bwburke94
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Namespacing the Joker
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* TheJoker does this constantly. Then again [[TooDumbToLive who would really trust the Joker in the first place?]]
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* TheJoker ComicBook/TheJoker does this constantly. Then again [[TooDumbToLive who would really trust the Joker in the first place?]]

* ComicBook/{{Buffy|TheVampireSlayer}} does the AntiHero version of this to a captured vampire in the ''Wolves at the Gates'' Arc of season eight. Even sparked some debate among fandom, as some considered the act to be bordering on a MoralEventHorizon for her. To be fair, she never explicitly stated she would actually let him go in so many words...
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* ComicBook/{{Buffy|TheVampireSlayer}} ''ComicBook/{{Buffy|TheVampireSlayer}}'' does the AntiHero version of this to a captured vampire in the ''Wolves at the Gates'' Arc of season eight. Even sparked some debate among fandom, as some considered the act to be bordering on a MoralEventHorizon for her. To be fair, she never explicitly stated she would actually let him go in so many words...
16th Jan '16 9:21:46 AM Phoenixion
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'''Leia:''' [[WhatAnIdiot WHAT?!]]\\
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'''Leia:''' [[WhatAnIdiot [[BigWHAT WHAT?!]]\\
2nd Jan '16 9:48:38 AM ngh93
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* In the second one of Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''Disney/PeterPan'' movies, ''Return to Neverland'', Captain Hook states that he won't hurt a single hair on Peter Pan's head. When he captures Peter Pan he [[ExactWords pulls out the one hair he won't hurt and gives it to Jain]]
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* In the second one of Creator/{{Disney}}'s ''Disney/PeterPan'' movies, ''Return to Neverland'', Captain Hook states that he won't hurt a single hair on Peter Pan's head. When he captures Peter Pan he [[ExactWords pulls out the one hair he won't hurt and gives it to Jain]]Jane]]
1st Jan '16 8:05:31 PM nombretomado
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* ''{{Smallville}}'': [[GenreBlind Clark]] gets hit with this when [[GovernmentConspiracy Amanda Waller]] had agents holding [[PlatonicLifePartners Chloe]] at gunpoint and demanding him to reveal himself.
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* ''{{Smallville}}'': ''Series/{{Smallville}}'': [[GenreBlind Clark]] gets hit with this when [[GovernmentConspiracy Amanda Waller]] had agents holding [[PlatonicLifePartners Chloe]] at gunpoint and demanding him to reveal himself.
7th Nov '15 10:21:42 PM nombretomado
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* Johann Schmidt (aka "RedSkull") also did this trope in the beginning of ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' to locate the Tesseract.
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* Johann Schmidt (aka "RedSkull") "ComicBook/RedSkull") also did this trope in the beginning of ''Film/CaptainAmericaTheFirstAvenger'' to locate the Tesseract.
1st Nov '15 11:34:43 AM nombretomado
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* Inverted in Adam Hall's {{Quiller}} novel ''The Sinkiang Executive'' where it's the supposed 'good guy' who didn't keep his side of the bargain.
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* Inverted in Adam Hall's {{Quiller}} Literature/{{Quiller}} novel ''The Sinkiang Executive'' where it's the supposed 'good guy' who didn't keep his side of the bargain.
26th Oct '15 1:15:45 PM MartialArtsMaster
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* In an early anime movie adaptation of the ''VideoGame/SamuraiShodown'' franchise, Earthquake has his men burn down a village, after being told where the village was by a villager who gave him the information in exchange for his own house being spared. However, Earthquake's men burn down ''all'' the houses. The villager angrily shouts at Earthquake, "You said you wouldn't burn down my house!" Earthquake casually responds oh, that was the villager's house? Earthquake didn't know.
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* In an early anime movie adaptation of the ''VideoGame/SamuraiShodown'' franchise, Earthquake has his men burn down attack a village, after being told where the village was by a villager who gave acted as a spy for him the information in exchange for his own house being spared. However, Earthquake's men burn down ''all'' the houses. houses, including the house that belongs to the spy. The villager angrily shouts at Earthquake, "You said you wouldn't burn down my house!" Earthquake casually responds oh, responds, "Oh, that shack was the villager's house? Earthquake yours? I didn't know."
26th Oct '15 1:11:12 PM MartialArtsMaster
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* In an early anime movie adaptation of the ''VideoGame/Samurai Shodown'' franchise, Earthquake has his men burn down a village, after being told where the village was by a villager who gave him the information in exchange for his own house being spared. However, Earthquake's men burn down ''all'' the houses. The villager angrily shouts at Earthquake, "You said you wouldn't burn down my house!" Earthquake casually responds oh, that was the villager's house? Earthquake didn't know.
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* In an early anime movie adaptation of the ''VideoGame/Samurai Shodown'' ''VideoGame/SamuraiShodown'' franchise, Earthquake has his men burn down a village, after being told where the village was by a villager who gave him the information in exchange for his own house being spared. However, Earthquake's men burn down ''all'' the houses. The villager angrily shouts at Earthquake, "You said you wouldn't burn down my house!" Earthquake casually responds oh, that was the villager's house? Earthquake didn't know.
26th Oct '15 1:10:53 PM MartialArtsMaster
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* In an early anime movie adaptation of the ''VideoGame/Samurai Shodown'' franchise, Earthquake has his men burn down a village, after being told where the village was by a villager who gave him the information in exchange for his own house being spared. However, Earthquake's men burn down ''all'' the houses. The villager angrily shouts at Earthquake, "You said you wouldn't burn down my house!" Earthquake casually responds oh, that was the villager's house? Earthquake didn't know.
15th Oct '15 11:42:12 AM Piando
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# Also frequently spoken by a captive good guy who has been convinced by the villain, in a HostageForMacGuffin scenario, to give him the [[Film/StarWars location of the Rebel base]], SecretIdentity or AchillesHeel of the hero, or other plot-driving information in exchange for the safety or freedom of something or [[IHaveYourWife someone the captive cares deeply about]]. More rarely, spoken as "You said you'd let me go!" by a DirtyCoward ally of the heroes captured by the villain and tricked into squealing on them with a promise of mercy.
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# Also frequently spoken by a captive good guy who has been convinced by the villain, in a HostageForMacGuffin scenario, to give him the [[Film/StarWars [[Film/ANewHope location of the Rebel base]], SecretIdentity or AchillesHeel of the hero, or other plot-driving information in exchange for the safety or freedom of something or [[IHaveYourWife someone the captive cares deeply about]]. More rarely, spoken as "You said you'd let me go!" by a DirtyCoward ally of the heroes captured by the villain and tricked into squealing on them with a promise of mercy.
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