Created By: chelonianmobile on August 26, 2012 Last Edited By: chelonianmobile on September 1, 2012

Gory Feed Back

Removed body parts recombined with original body via forced consumption.

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Elaborate threats along the lines of I Will Tear Your Arms Off often include threats to force-feed the aforementioned removed body parts to the victim, or simply shove them down the victim's throat. Subtrope of Cut His Heart Out with a Spoon.

  • Common in Redwall books.
  • A PPC mission involved some agents telling their boss, a member of a race of Plant Aliens, that they intended to "pluck off your petals and wrench off your leaves and grind them into fertilizer with weedkiller and make you root in it".
Community Feedback Replies: 18
  • August 26, 2012
    Mozgwsloiku
    • In Lobo Unamerican Gladiators Lobo kills the twin bad guys by ripping one of them to pieces and shoving his limbs down the other one's throat.
    • In Batman, the Black Mask's most infamous evil act was force-feeding Celina Kyle's sister with her husband's eyeballs.
    • Done by Gregor Clegane to another villain in the Song of Ice and Fire.
    • in Order of the Stick Belkar did this in the arena, killing a guard that laughed at him by force-feeding him with the guts of a disemboweled gladiator.
    • One monster in D&D enjoys eating its paralysed victims alive. It is not only horribly sadistic but also a natural telepath - even though it does the actual eating, everyone around (including the victim) will feel the taste.
  • August 27, 2012
    captainsandwich
    As of As of mid-2011, No New Stock Phrases may be created. I suggest you take this, put it here Other Stock Phrases and scrap this discussion.
  • August 28, 2012
    Medinoc
    I'm not sure it counts as a stock phrase. To me, it's more a reference to And Show It To You, which is good because the tropes are quite related.
  • August 28, 2012
    KarjamP
    ^It would count. Have you read the pothole?
  • August 28, 2012
    Medinoc
    Characters hardly ever say "and feed it to you" when they actually perform the act.
  • August 28, 2012
    Andygal
    At one point in The Wheel Of Time, Mat threatens somebody with "Else the Lord Dragon channel your head into your belly and feed you your feet for breakfast."
  • August 29, 2012
    NightNymph
    In the Supernatural episode "All Hell Breaks Loose, Pt 2" Azazel threatens Jake into helping him by saying that if Jake doesn't help him, he'll find Jake's mother and sister and make sure that "they live long enough to know the chewy taste of their own intestines."
  • August 29, 2012
    KarjamP
    @Medinoc: No New Stock Phrases says:

    "A TV Tropes ruling established mid-2011 that no new articles in the YKTTW should be named after a Stock Phrase or line of personal (in-character) dialogue."

    (emphasis added)

    Therefore, it counts.

    Tagged with "Better Name".

  • August 29, 2012
    Kinitawowi
    Derek in American History X threatens to feed Cameron his heart if he comes near his family again.
  • August 29, 2012
    MorganWick
    Besides, if they never say it when the trope happens, that makes the name less appropriate and more misleading.
  • August 29, 2012
    PapercutChainsaw
    Another variation is "And Beat you with it!" (Separate trope?)
  • August 29, 2012
    Dawnwing
    Feed It To You Threat? (custom title would look like "Feed It To You" Threat)

    • In Alpha And Omega, Eve threatens the other pack: "If any of you wolves have hurt my daughter, I will personally RIP out your eyes, and SHOVE them down your throat so you can see my claws TEAR YOUR CARCASS OPEN!"

    Does it count if it's not feeding them but someone else?

  • August 29, 2012
    MrRuano
    This was revealed to have happened to Shelby the Giant in The Crow. The man had four fingers lopped off by gardening shears and was then forced to digest them.
  • August 29, 2012
    SinisterShenanigans
    • Happens in Girl Genius. While at the hospital in Mechanicsburg, Doctor Sun threatens to do this to Bangladesh Dupree if she ever harms one of his staff again.
  • August 30, 2012
    TheHandle
  • August 30, 2012
    chelonianmobile
    I like "Gory Feed Back" - that covers both the threat and the actual action.
  • August 30, 2012
    NimmerStill
  • September 1, 2012
    randomsurfer
    At the end of Hannibal Hannibal feeds a man his own brain.
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