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8th Aug '16 9:56:34 AM Scorntex
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* ''ComicBook/WarOfKings:'' After the events of ComicBook/SecretInvasion, the Inhumans decided they had taken enough being pushed around, and go after the Skrulls. Their first and only strike, using Black Bolt's voice, utterly destroys the ragged Skrull fleet... and punches a hole in reality, awakening the long-dormant Fraternity of Raptors (A {{Magitek}} Shi'ar cult of assassins). It also provokes Vulcan, who takes it as an excuse to invade Kree space to try and kill them, kickstarting the whole war. Later on during the war, said Fraternity assassinates Lilandra, just as she was trying to depose Vulcan and regain control of the Shi'ar, to try and ''end'' the war.
** Amazingly, it does not get better. At the conclusion, Black Bolt and Vulcan get into a fight which tears open a massive NegativeSpaceWedgie named The Fault. Adam Warlock, of the Guardians of the Galaxy, goes to fix it, but his methods not only cause the return of The Magus, it begins violently overriding every possible future with one ruled by the Universal Church of Truth. The Guardians manage to prevent that, but the Magus uses the Fault to summon the Many-Angled Ones to take over the universe. That eventually results in Star-Lord and Richard Rider having to sacrifice themselves. All because of Black Bolt.
* ''ComicBook/Ultimates2015:'' As part of their team mission, the Ultimates try to travel beyond the edge of all existence, to try and "fix" the broken timeline. It doesn't work, partly because other parties persuade them to go home. But the dimensional hole they punch draws the spirit of [[spoiler:Thanos]] back to the world of the living, which causes the events of ''ComicBook/CivilWarII''.
4th Aug '16 3:06:01 AM Tron80
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** In ''Comicbook/BlackestNight'', Hal Jordan managed to get all [[ColourCodedForYourConvenience seven Lantern Corps]] [[AllYourColorsCombined to work together to fight against the Black Lanterns]]. Ultimately, they all fire their rings at the Black Central Power Battery, in order to destroy it. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, they weren't destroying the Battery, but '''feeding''' it. Flush with energy, Nekron (lord of the Black Lanterns) was able to turn every superhero that had died and resurrected into Black Lanterns. This includes Wonder Woman, Superman, [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and Green Arrow]].]]

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** In ''Comicbook/BlackestNight'', Hal Jordan managed to get all [[ColourCodedForYourConvenience seven Lantern Corps]] [[AllYourColorsCombined to work together to fight against the Black Lanterns]]. Ultimately, they all fire their rings at the Black Central Power Battery, in order to destroy it. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, they weren't destroying the Battery, but '''feeding''' it. Flush with energy, Nekron (lord of the Black Lanterns) was able to turn every superhero that had died and resurrected into Black Lanterns. This includes Wonder Woman, Superman, Franchise/WonderWoman, Franchise/{{Superman}}, [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and Green Arrow]].]]


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* ''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}'': Supergirl did this twice in ''Comicbook/RedDaughterOfKrypton''. In Red Lanterns #31, Supergirl tries help a Red Lantern get her mind back by taking a tank of lake blood and ripping it open over the city that Sheko -the above-mentioned Red Lantern- is in. Unfortunately, [[BigBad Atrocitus]] is present, and he takes control of the blood rain, making it into a tornado. So Supergirl tries to fix the mess. Unfortunately her way to fix the blood storm is to ignite it with heat vision. The result conflagration sets the city on fire.
16th Jun '16 8:03:09 PM nombretomado
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* In ''ComicBook/UltimateFantasticFour'', Reed Richards created the Cosmic Cube to defend Earth against {{Thanos}}... which is exactly what Thanos was manipulating him to do.

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* In ''ComicBook/UltimateFantasticFour'', Reed Richards created the Cosmic Cube to defend Earth against {{Thanos}}...ComicBook/{{Thanos}}... which is exactly what Thanos was manipulating him to do.
7th Jun '16 7:15:59 PM Doug86
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* In one of the tie-ins to ''Comicbook/OriginalSin'', it's revealed that during WorldWar2, Comicbook/TheInvaders had a chance to defeat Imperial Japan without dropping the Atom Bombs, but chose not to go through with it. The explanation given is that Golden Girl and the Kid Commandos purposefully sabotaged the plan, as it would've endangered the lives of a bunch of native islanders living near the Japanese coast. The plan's failure is what led to President HarryTruman's decision to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki, resulting in far more civilian deaths than would have occurred had Golden Girl not interfered. Radiance, Golden Girl's granddaughter, understandably goes berserk when she learns this.

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* In one of the tie-ins to ''Comicbook/OriginalSin'', it's revealed that during WorldWar2, UsefulNotes/WorldWarII, Comicbook/TheInvaders had a chance to defeat Imperial Japan without dropping the Atom Bombs, but chose not to go through with it. The explanation given is that Golden Girl and the Kid Commandos purposefully sabotaged the plan, as it would've endangered the lives of a bunch of native islanders living near the Japanese coast. The plan's failure is what led to President HarryTruman's decision to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki, resulting in far more civilian deaths than would have occurred had Golden Girl not interfered. Radiance, Golden Girl's granddaughter, understandably goes berserk when she learns this.
11th May '16 11:30:33 AM Anicomicgeek
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* ''ComicBook/JokersLastLaugh'' would not have happened if a doctor hadn't decided that lying to the Joker and tell him he has cancer to screw with him was a good idea.
30th Mar '16 11:39:36 AM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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** Silver takes some blame too: [[spoiler:It was revealed that he knew that Eggman wold use a second Death Egg and that Naugus would become king. Yet he never told the Freedom Fighters these things, meaning they were unprepared for those events.]]



** Like father like son, however Knuckles has ''3 if not 4'' occasions:
*** [[http://archiesonic.wikia.com/wiki/Hyper_Knuckles When Knuckles first obtained his Super Mode while searching for a spare Chaos Emerald for his island,]] he fought Super Sonic in a hidden zone seconds from Robotropolis. Sonic tried to stop fighting, Knuckles kept pushing things until the zone was destroyed, destroying innumerable Chaos Emeralds, and exhausting their [[SuperMode transformations]] before they could use them to defeat Robotnik. The spare he did get ended up getting absorbed into the Master Emerald anyway.
*** [[http://archiesonic.wikia.com/wiki/Sonic_%26_Knuckles:_Mecha_Madness After heavily damaging Robotropolis during Mecha Madness,]] Knuckles stuns Robotnik with a headbutt and explains how he survived before flying himself and Sonic back to Knothole, instead of just finishing Robotnik off right after the headbutt. Robotnik was able to rebuild and eventually set up the "Endgame" arc.
*** [[http://archiesonic.wikia.com/wiki/Chaos_Knuckles As Chaos Knuckles]] he tried to use time travel to reunify his people, preventing the Dark Legion from forming. However he failed each time, his last attempt would've gotten his people roboticized. He never realized that he could just ''stop'' Robotnik from rising to power in the first place with time travel and save his people. And considering how he knew the origins of quite a few villains by this point, one could say that Knuckles is to blame to the book's villains.
*** [[http://archiesonic.wikia.com/wiki/Enerjak#History_as_Knuckles As Enerjak]] he destroyed Eggman's base and his air fleet. Bizarrely, while he did use his powers to kill Kage, and realized that his people's problems led back to Eggman, he once again never thought to kill Eggman. Eggman rebuilt what was left in the aftermath into the second Death Egg.

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** Like father like son, however Knuckles has ''3 if not 4'' occasions:
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son. [[http://archiesonic.wikia.com/wiki/Hyper_Knuckles When Knuckles first obtained his Super Mode while searching for a spare Chaos Emerald for his island,]] he fought Super Sonic in a hidden zone seconds from Robotropolis. Sonic tried to stop fighting, Knuckles kept pushing things until the zone was destroyed, destroying innumerable Chaos Emeralds, and exhausting their [[SuperMode transformations]] before they could use them to defeat Robotnik. The spare he did get ended up getting absorbed into the Master Emerald anyway.
*** [[http://archiesonic.wikia.com/wiki/Sonic_%26_Knuckles:_Mecha_Madness After heavily damaging Robotropolis during Mecha Madness,]] Knuckles stuns Robotnik with a headbutt and explains how he survived before flying himself and Sonic back to Knothole, instead of just finishing Robotnik off right after the headbutt. Robotnik was able to rebuild and eventually set up the "Endgame" arc.
*** [[http://archiesonic.wikia.com/wiki/Chaos_Knuckles As Chaos Knuckles]] he tried to use time travel to reunify his people, preventing the Dark Legion from forming. However he failed each time, his last attempt would've gotten his people roboticized. He never realized that he could just ''stop'' Robotnik from rising to power in the first place with time travel and save his people. And considering how he knew the origins of quite a few villains by this point, one could say that Knuckles is to blame to the book's villains.
*** [[http://archiesonic.wikia.com/wiki/Enerjak#History_as_Knuckles As Enerjak]] he destroyed Eggman's base and his air fleet. Bizarrely, while he did use his powers to kill Kage, and realized that his people's problems led back to Eggman, he once again never thought to kill Eggman. Eggman rebuilt what was left in the aftermath into the second Death Egg.
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* In the end of ''[[ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Fiendship Is Magic 5]]'', [[spoiler:Queen Chrysalis and her entire army escape prison because Twilight Sparkle [[IdiotBall opens the cell door and wanders in]], and proceeds to get the ever-loving crap kicked out of her. [[IdiotHero Just because she wanted to give Chrysalis a book to read]].]]

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* In the end of ''[[ComicBook/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Fiendship Is Magic 5]]'', [[spoiler:Queen Chrysalis and her entire army escape prison because Twilight Sparkle [[IdiotBall opens the cell door and wanders in]], in, and proceeds to get the ever-loving crap kicked out of her. [[IdiotHero Just because she wanted to give Chrysalis a book to read]].read.]]
13th Mar '16 1:31:56 AM FantasyLover321
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* Ah, the [[Franchise/GreenLantern Guardians of the Universe]]. Living proof that age does not necessarily equal wisdom, as it seems that in one way or another, pretty much every single one of their decisions backfires ''spectacularly''. Highlights of their past decisions coming back to bite them in the ass include the [[AIIsACrapshoot robotic]] [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters Manhunters]], rouge Guardian [[OmnicidalManiac Krona]], [[EvilCounterpart rival corps]] such as the Red Lanterns and the Sinestro corps, and, last but not least, the events of ''ComicBook/EmeraldTwilight''. [[spoiler: And that was ''before'' [[FaceHeelTurn they went off the deep end]]]]. It is not an exaggeration to say that most of the conflict from the GL books stems in some way from the Guardians. No matter what decision they make, action or non-action, it always ends up being the wrong one.

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* Ah, the [[Franchise/GreenLantern Guardians of the Universe]]. Living proof that age does not necessarily equal wisdom, as it seems that in one way or another, pretty much every single one of their decisions backfires ''spectacularly''. Highlights of their past decisions coming back to bite them in the ass include the [[AIIsACrapshoot robotic]] [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters Manhunters]], rouge rogue Guardian [[OmnicidalManiac Krona]], [[EvilCounterpart rival corps]] such as the Red Lanterns and the Sinestro corps, and, last but not least, the events of ''ComicBook/EmeraldTwilight''. [[spoiler: And that was ''before'' [[FaceHeelTurn they went off the deep end]]]]. It is not an exaggeration to say that most of the conflict from the GL books stems in some way from the Guardians. No matter what decision they make, action or non-action, it always ends up being the wrong one.
9th Mar '16 11:07:30 AM empireofthesky
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* Ah, the [[Franchise/GreenLantern Guardians of the Universe]]. Living proof that age does not necessarily equal wisdom, as it seems that in one way or another, pretty much every single one of their decisions backfires ''spectacularly''. Highlights of their past decisions coming back to bite them in the ass include the [[AIIsACrapshoot robotic]] [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters Manhunters]], rouge Guardian [[OmnicidalManiac Krona]], [[EvilCounterpart rival corps]] such as the Red Lanterns and the Sinestro corps, and, last but not least, the events of [[ComicBook/EmeraldTwilight]]. [[spoiler: And that was ''before'' [[FaceHeelTurn they went off the deep end]]]]. It is not an exaggeration to say that most of the conflict from the GL books stems in some way from the Guardians. No matter what decision they make, action or non-action, it always ends up being the wrong one.

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* Ah, the [[Franchise/GreenLantern Guardians of the Universe]]. Living proof that age does not necessarily equal wisdom, as it seems that in one way or another, pretty much every single one of their decisions backfires ''spectacularly''. Highlights of their past decisions coming back to bite them in the ass include the [[AIIsACrapshoot robotic]] [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters Manhunters]], rouge Guardian [[OmnicidalManiac Krona]], [[EvilCounterpart rival corps]] such as the Red Lanterns and the Sinestro corps, and, last but not least, the events of [[ComicBook/EmeraldTwilight]].''ComicBook/EmeraldTwilight''. [[spoiler: And that was ''before'' [[FaceHeelTurn they went off the deep end]]]]. It is not an exaggeration to say that most of the conflict from the GL books stems in some way from the Guardians. No matter what decision they make, action or non-action, it always ends up being the wrong one.
9th Mar '16 11:07:03 AM empireofthesky
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* Ah, the [[Franchise/GreenLantern Guardians of the Universe]]. Living proof that age does not necessarily equal wisdom, as it seems that in one way or another, pretty much every single one of their decisions backfires ''spectacularly''. Highlights of their past decisions coming back to bite them in the ass include the [[AIIsACrapshoot robotic]] [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters Manhunters]], [[OmnicidalManiac Krona]], [[EvilCounterpart the Red Lanterns, the Sinestro corps]], and, last but not least, the events of [[ComicBook/EmeraldTwilight]]. [[spoiler: And that was ''before'' [[FaceHeelTurn they went off the deep end]].]] It is not an exaggeration to say that most of the conflict from the GL books stems in some way from the Guardians. No matter what decision they make, action or non-action, it always ends up being the wrong one.

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* Ah, the [[Franchise/GreenLantern Guardians of the Universe]]. Living proof that age does not necessarily equal wisdom, as it seems that in one way or another, pretty much every single one of their decisions backfires ''spectacularly''. Highlights of their past decisions coming back to bite them in the ass include the [[AIIsACrapshoot robotic]] [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters Manhunters]], rouge Guardian [[OmnicidalManiac Krona]], [[EvilCounterpart rival corps]] such as the Red Lanterns, Lanterns and the Sinestro corps]], corps, and, last but not least, the events of [[ComicBook/EmeraldTwilight]]. [[spoiler: And that was ''before'' [[FaceHeelTurn they went off the deep end]].]] end]]]]. It is not an exaggeration to say that most of the conflict from the GL books stems in some way from the Guardians. No matter what decision they make, action or non-action, it always ends up being the wrong one.
9th Mar '16 11:04:41 AM empireofthesky
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* In ''Comicbook/BlackestNight'', [[Franchise/GreenLantern Hal Jordan]] managed to get all [[ColourCodedForYourConvenience seven Lantern Corps]] [[AllYourColorsCombined to work together to fight against the Black Lanterns]]. Ultimately, they all fire their rings at the Black Central Power Battery, in order to destroy it. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, they weren't destroying the Battery, but '''feeding''' it. Flush with energy, Nekron (lord of the Black Lanterns) was able to turn every superhero that had died and resurrected into Black Lanterns. This includes Wonder Woman, Superman, [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and Green Arrow]].]]

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* Ah, the [[Franchise/GreenLantern Guardians of the Universe]]. Living proof that age does not necessarily equal wisdom, as it seems that in one way or another, pretty much every single one of their decisions backfires ''spectacularly''. Highlights of their past decisions coming back to bite them in the ass include the [[AIIsACrapshoot robotic]] [[TurnedAgainstTheirMasters Manhunters]], [[OmnicidalManiac Krona]], [[EvilCounterpart the Red Lanterns, the Sinestro corps]], and, last but not least, the events of [[ComicBook/EmeraldTwilight]]. [[spoiler: And that was ''before'' [[FaceHeelTurn they went off the deep end]].]] It is not an exaggeration to say that most of the conflict from the GL books stems in some way from the Guardians. No matter what decision they make, action or non-action, it always ends up being the wrong one.
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In ''Comicbook/BlackestNight'', [[Franchise/GreenLantern Hal Jordan]] Jordan managed to get all [[ColourCodedForYourConvenience seven Lantern Corps]] [[AllYourColorsCombined to work together to fight against the Black Lanterns]]. Ultimately, they all fire their rings at the Black Central Power Battery, in order to destroy it. [[spoiler:Unfortunately, they weren't destroying the Battery, but '''feeding''' it. Flush with energy, Nekron (lord of the Black Lanterns) was able to turn every superhero that had died and resurrected into Black Lanterns. This includes Wonder Woman, Superman, [[MyFriendsAndZoidberg and Green Arrow]].]]



** Virtually the entirety of John Stewart's career consists of careening from one such moment to another. From getting his sister killed in a car accident to the destruction of two planets, John has pretty much the highest kill count possible while still being called a hero.



* Virtually the entirety of [[Franchise/GreenLantern John Stewart's]] career consists of careening from one such moment to another. From getting his sister killed in a car accident to the destruction of two planets, John has pretty much the highest kill count possible while still being called a hero.
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