History Quotes / KlingonPromotion

22nd Apr '18 12:15:16 PM AnotherEpicFail
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->"I will bond you. [[EvilMentor I will bond you as my apprentice, and I will teach you everything I know]]. I will teach you every [[BloodMagic spell]] I have. You will become more powerful than any other person in the world, in history."
->[[FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon His beautiful face lit up, greedy and covetous]].
->But," I said, "I will not teach you this final spell. I will not teach you how to [[ImmortalitySeeker live forever]]. That spell you must take from me." I cocked my head and studied his face. "[[ArcWords You want? You bleed]]."
-> His tiny, beautiful face hardened, and I knew. I knew he would kill me someday, as any good urtuku - apprentice - would.
-->--''Nigsu Ga Tesgu'', by Jeff Somers
2nd Mar '18 5:59:29 PM VanHohenheimOfXerxes
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->''He became so powerful, the only thing he was afraid of was losing his power -- which eventually, of course, he did. Unfortunately, he taught his apprentice everything he knew, then his apprentice killed him in his sleep. Ironic. He could save others from death, but not himself.''
-->--'''Palpatine''', ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith''
6th Feb '18 2:39:22 AM lillolillo
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->Brainiac's metallic hand was already raised. "The decision for leader is mine," said the robotic being. "But you are correct. We do not need two—"\\
That was as far as Brainiac got.\\
A blinding bolt of light shot through his chair and body, melting a great hole in his midsection. The lights in his eye-pieces sputtered and died. His upper section toppled over, banging onto his feet and rolling to a stop. His lower torso and feet remained seated.\\
Both Luthors gaped. So did most of the people in the room.\\
A newcomer had arrived. Many of them recognized him.\\
"He was incorrect," said the new arrival. "We did not need him. Now you have me."\\
Luthor of Earth-One swallowed. He couldn't force a smile, but he did try to be casual as he said, "Pleasure to have you back."\\
The new leader began to address his troops.
-->-- ''Fanfic/HellsisterTrilogy''
16th Sep '17 8:41:53 AM AnotherEpicFail
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-->--''TabletopGames/VampireTheMasquerade - Clanbook: Tremere (Revised)''

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-->--''TabletopGames/VampireTheMasquerade -->--''TabletopGame/VampireTheMasquerade - Clanbook: Tremere (Revised)''
14th Aug '16 12:24:38 AM RobTan
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->''"Asok, the company isn't growing and no one is quitting in this economy. Your only hope of promotion is if a senior engineer died."''

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->''"Asok, the company isn't growing and no one is quitting in this economy. Your only hope of promotion is if a senior engineer died.dies."''
12th Aug '16 12:30:04 AM RobTan
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-->-- '''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'''

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-->-- '''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}'''
'''PointyHairedBoss''', ''ComicStrip/{{Dilbert}}''
19th Jul '16 7:56:22 PM Orbiting
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->Asok, the company isn't growing and no one is quitting in this economy. Your only hope of promotion is if a senior engineer died.

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->Asok, ->''"Asok, the company isn't growing and no one is quitting in this economy. Your only hope of promotion is if a senior engineer died."''



->In any new job, there's always friction with your co-workers. They are wondering if the boss likes the new guy better, if he's going to make them look bad. In some jobs that can get you a dark look in the Break Room; in ''other'' jobs, that can get you a bullet in the back of the head.

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->In ->''"In any new job, there's always friction with your co-workers. They are wondering if the boss likes the new guy better, if he's going to make them look bad. In some jobs that can get you a dark look in the Break Room; in ''other'' jobs, that can get you a bullet in the back of the head."''



->You did this to me just to be captain of a heap of junk.
-->--'''Tricky''', ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS33E10JourneyToTheCentreOfTheTardis}} "Journey to the Center of the TARDIS"]]

->To be king, Numsgil did in Blog, who did in Unkful, who did in Viddle, who did in Loll, who did in Alrok...

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->You ->''"You did this to me just to be captain of a heap of junk.
-->--'''Tricky''',
junk."''
-->-- '''Tricky''',
''Series/DoctorWho'', [[{{Recap/DoctorWhoS33E10JourneyToTheCentreOfTheTardis}} "Journey to the Center of the TARDIS"]]

->To ->''"To be king, Numsgil did in Blog, who did in Unkful, who did in Viddle, who did in Loll, who did in Alrok..."''



'''Vintari''': [shrugs] Numbers 4, 5, 6 and 7, I'd imagine.
-->--''Series/BabylonFive'', [[{{Recap/BabylonFiveTheLostTales01}} "The Lost Tales"]]

->The new head of Sam's old company, who intends to become president by killing the old one [[SarcasmMode because that's how politics work]]...

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'''Vintari''': [shrugs] ''[shrugs]'' Numbers 4, 5, 6 and 7, I'd imagine.
-->--''Series/BabylonFive'', -->-- ''Series/BabylonFive'', [[{{Recap/BabylonFiveTheLostTales01}} "The Lost Tales"]]

->The ->''"The new head of Sam's old company, who intends to become president by killing the old one [[SarcasmMode because that's how politics work]]..."''



->Crime code 143: Killing a person outside of the Unseen University using magic. (Inside the UU, this is known as promotion.)

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->Crime ->''"Crime code 143: Killing a person outside of the Unseen University using magic. (Inside the UU, this is known as promotion.))"''



'''[[PlayerCharacter Commander Shepard]]''': [[DeadpanSnarker Not exactly what I would call effective academic peer review.]]

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'''[[PlayerCharacter Commander Shepard]]''': '''Commander Shepard''': [[DeadpanSnarker Not exactly what I would call effective academic peer review.]]



->There will be no promotion unless somebody dies, and even then only if we can't [[AnimateDead bring them back as a zombie]].

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->There ->''"There will be no promotion unless somebody dies, and even then only if we can't [[AnimateDead bring them back as a zombie]]."''



'''Jack:''' Of course. ''({{beat}})'' Yeah, well, where I come from, we do things … a little differently.
--> -- [[Recap/StargateSG1S5E18TheWarrior "The Warrior"]], ''Series/StargateSG1''

->[[PassingTheTorch By the hand of]] [[TheChosenOne the Prince]], [[MentorArchetype the Prophet]] dies.
-->--'''Ben Hawkins''' in ''Series/{{Carnivale}}'', stating one of the rules of the series' universe

->So you die, Captain, and we all move up in rank. No one will question the assassination of a Captain who has disobeyed Prime Orders from TheEmpire.
-->--Pavel Chekov's MirrorUniverse counterpart, ''[[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Star Trek]]'' episode "Mirror, Mirror"

->Take two possible methods of advancement: work long and hard for personal recognition and hope that it pays off in the form of an eventual promotion; or, [[DeadlyEuphemism create an opening and place yourself in it]]. Confronted with a pyramid stacked with monolithic elders who can never die naturally and never leave, many Tremere quickly come to the inevitable conclusion that loyalty alone won't be enough.

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'''Jack:''' Of course. ''({{beat}})'' ''[{{beat}}]'' Yeah, well, where I come from, we do things … a little differently.
--> -- -->-- ''Series/StargateSG1'', [[Recap/StargateSG1S5E18TheWarrior "The Warrior"]], ''Series/StargateSG1''

->[[PassingTheTorch
Warrior"]]

->''"[[PassingTheTorch
By the hand of]] [[TheChosenOne the Prince]], [[MentorArchetype the Prophet]] dies.
-->--'''Ben
dies."''
-->-- '''Ben
Hawkins''' in ''Series/{{Carnivale}}'', stating one of the rules of the series' universe

->So ->''"So you die, Captain, and we all move up in rank. No one will question the assassination of a Captain who has disobeyed Prime Orders from TheEmpire.
-->--Pavel
TheEmpire."''
-->-- '''Pavel
Chekov's MirrorUniverse counterpart, counterpart''', ''[[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries Star Trek]]'' episode Trek]]'', "Mirror, Mirror"

->Take ->''"Take two possible methods of advancement: work long and hard for personal recognition and hope that it pays off in the form of an eventual promotion; or, [[DeadlyEuphemism create an opening and place yourself in it]]. Confronted with a pyramid stacked with monolithic elders who can never die naturally and never leave, many Tremere quickly come to the inevitable conclusion that loyalty alone won't be enough."''
21st May '16 8:00:40 AM AnotherEpicFail
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->Take two possible methods of advancement: work long and hard for personal recognition and hope that it pays off in the form of an eventual promotion; or, [[DeadlyEuphemism create an opening and place yourself in it]]. Confronted with a pyramid stacked with monolithic elders who can never die naturally and never leave, many Tremere quickly come to the inevitable conclusion that loyalty alone won't be enough.
-->--''TabletopGames/VampireTheMasquerade - Clanbook: Tremere (Revised)''
15th Jan '16 5:15:18 PM hamonrye
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'''Vintari''': Numbers 4, 5, 6 and 7, I would imagine.

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'''Vintari''': [shrugs] Numbers 4, 5, 6 and 7, I would I'd imagine.
15th Jan '16 5:14:45 PM hamonrye
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->Hell, anything happens to me, everyone gets an instant promotion!
-->-- '''John Sheridan''', ''Series/BabylonFive''

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->Hell, anything happens to me, everyone gets an instant promotion!
-->-- '''John Sheridan''', ''Series/BabylonFive''
->'''Vintari''': As third from the throne, I am something of a target in a small, confined space.\\
'''Sheridan''': A target? For whom??\\
'''Vintari''': Numbers 4, 5, 6 and 7, I would imagine.
-->--''Series/BabylonFive'', [[{{Recap/BabylonFiveTheLostTales01}} "The Lost Tales"]]
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