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Just Use A Phoenix Down On Him
(permanent link) added: 2009-01-05 07:04:26 sponsor: Knight9910 (last reply: 2009-01-08 18:39:28)

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This trope is for when a character in a work becomes Dead for Real, and it affects the plot and other characters in a major way, but it ends up causing a wall-banger, because other characters in the work have the power of resurrection.

Examples:

- Shaman King. Multiple characters can resurrect, and many of the characters have died and come back at some point. Yet how many characters use the death of a loved one as motivation?

- Neverwinter Nights. Why did the paladin sell her soul to evil in order to destroy the city, instead of just resurrecting her boyfriend?

- Final Fantasy 7. The ultimate example. JUST USE A PHOENIX DOWN ON AERIS.
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