History PlayingWith / AssassinOutclassin

12th Nov '15 7:06:07 PM VPhantom
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* '''Lampshaded''': "This isn't the first time someone's been sent to kill me, you know. Although I suppose [[AppealToObscurity you wouldn't have heard about the other times...]]"
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* '''Lampshaded''': '''Lampshaded''': ** "This isn't the first time someone's been sent to kill me, you know. Although I suppose [[AppealToObscurity you wouldn't have heard about the other times...]]"

* '''Invoked''': Alice's contract on Bob is a UriahGambit. Alice's boss knows how tough Bob is, and is trying to send Alice to her death.
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* '''Invoked''': '''Invoked''': ** Alice's contract on Bob is a UriahGambit. Alice's boss knows how tough Bob is, and is trying to send Alice to her death.

* '''Exploited''': Alice realises just in time that Bob is winning, and decides "You can kill me, but I'm TakingYouWithMe."
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* '''Exploited''': '''Exploited''': ** Alice realises just in time that Bob is winning, and decides "You can kill me, but I'm TakingYouWithMe."

* '''Exploited''': Alice realises just in time that '''Implied''': Alice's attempt is never seen, but when Bob is winning, shows up at her boss's office he's got a new scar and decides "You can kill me, but I'm TakingYouWithMe."is carrying Alice's distinctive WeaponOfChoice.

* '''Reconstructed''': [[CarnivalOfKillers A massive army of assassins]] is sent against Bob, each part of a massive Tontine, in that whoever survives the attempt will receive a king's ransom.
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* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''': ** [[CarnivalOfKillers A massive army of assassins]] is sent against Bob, each part of a massive Tontine, in that whoever survives the attempt will receive a king's ransom.

* '''Implied''': Alice's attempt is never seen, but when Bob shows up at her boss's office he's got a new scar and is carrying Alice's distinctive WeaponOfChoice.

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12th Nov '15 7:00:06 PM VPhantom
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* '''Averted''': Although such a situation might have been foreshadowed, no assassination attempts - successful or not - occur at all.
12th Nov '15 6:48:13 PM doorhandle
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** "Your assassin posed no challenge. Next time, have the courtesy to send one with a mop and bucket,[[LudicrousGibs so they're easier to clean up.]]

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** Someone sends really weak assassins at Bob to keep him entertained.

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** Alice's failed attempt is used for Dave's successful attempt a few seconds later.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Eventually, no-one accepts contracts on Bob in the first place, [[TheDreaded as they realise it's suicide.]] [[LifeWillKillYou He eventually dies happily of old age.]] * '''Reconstructed''': [[CarnivalOfKillers A massive army of assassins]] is sent against Bob, each part of a massive Tontine, in that whoever survives the attempt will receive a king's ransom. **Few people know who Bob is in the first place, so his reputation never becomes legend.

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*'''Played For Drama''': Bob had no idea who's hiring these guys, and fighting them off is a constant drain on his health and wellbeing.
18th Jul '13 6:05:27 PM randomtroper89
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* '''Exaggerated''': While [[NonchalantDodge barely breaking a sweat]], Bob manages to overthrow the attempt in such a way that [[SelfDisposingVillain Alice]] [[CriticalFailure accidentally kills herself instead]].
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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''': ** While [[NonchalantDodge barely breaking a sweat]], Bob manages to overthrow the attempt in such a way that [[SelfDisposingVillain Alice]] [[CriticalFailure accidentally kills herself instead]].instead]]. ** Bob defeats a massive squad of hired killers.
7th Dec '12 9:49:34 AM johnnye
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* '''Averted''': ???
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* '''Averted''': ???The assassin either fails and escapes, or succeeds in killing Bob.

* '''Lampshaded''': ???
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* '''Lampshaded''': ???"This isn't the first time someone's been sent to kill me, you know. Although I suppose [[AppealToObscurity you wouldn't have heard about the other times...]]"

* '''Conversed''': "Who sends a nameless {{Mook}} to kill a main character? It's like they haven't even ''heard'' of the SortingAlgorithmOfMortality..."
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* '''Conversed''': "Who sends a nameless {{Mook}} to kill a [[PlotArmor main character? character]]? It's like they haven't even ''heard'' of the SortingAlgorithmOfMortality..."
7th Dec '12 9:44:48 AM johnnye
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* '''Downplayed''': ???
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* '''Downplayed''': ???Alice screws up an assassination attempt, and after a desperate fight Bob manages to kill her in self-defence, albeit still coming away with a serious wound and fearing for his life.
7th Dec '12 9:42:05 AM johnnye
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* '''Played For Laughs''': Assassins attacking Bob, and being effortlessly overpowered/HoistByHisOwnPetard/suffering {{Critical Failure}}s, is a RunningGag; they're collectively the Wile E. Coyote to his Road Runner.
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* '''Implied''': Alice's attempt is never seen, but when Bob shows up at her boss's office he's got a new scar and is carrying Alice's distinctive WeaponOfChoice. * '''Played For Laughs''': Assassins A CarnivalOfKillers attacking Bob, and being effortlessly overpowered/HoistByHisOwnPetard/suffering {{Critical Failure}}s, is a RunningGag; they're collectively the Wile E. Coyote to his Road Runner.

%%* '''Implied''': ???
7th Dec '12 9:29:23 AM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''': Alice is an unexperienced assassin, and Bob is secretly proficient in martial arts.
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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ??? * '''Justified''': ** Alice is an unexperienced assassin, and Bob is secretly proficient in martial arts.

* '''Justified''': Alice is an unexperienced assassin, and Bob is secretly proficient in martial arts.'''Averted''': ???

* '''Justified''': Alice is an unexperienced assassin, and Bob is secretly proficient in martial arts.'''Lampshaded''': ???


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3rd Jul '12 8:30:54 PM skywerewolf
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** Bob either knew about the attempt or had good intuition, ruining the most important part of the assassination, the surprise.
13th Jun '12 3:01:54 PM AuraSeer
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* '''Invoked''': Alice's contract on Bob is a UriahGambit -- her boss wants her dead.
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* '''Invoked''': Alice's contract on Bob is a UriahGambit -- her UriahGambit. Alice's boss wants knows how tough Bob is, and is trying to send Alice to her dead.death.
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