Created By: WestrimApril 3, 2010
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The War To End All Wars

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Any war described in universe as being final, whether or not it actually is. May come under different names, but they are all clearly intended to end the current conflict and prevent future conflict in one fell swoop.

Literature
  • Frank Herbert's Dune series. Children of Dune mentions Kralizec: in the oldest Fremen beliefs it is the Typhoon Struggle, the war at the end of the universe.
  • Honorverse. Another non final Final War.
  • The Last Battle in Narnia
  • The Prophecy Of The Stones seems to be leading up to a Final War but the ending reminds us that evil cannot be permanently defeated.
In Mark S Geston's novel Out of the Mouth of the Dragon armies are constantly battling to determine whether good or evil will ultimately triumph. To everybody's dismay, however, none of the battles are ever final or decisive, and the world ends with a protracted whimper.

Real Life
  • Ragnarok was expected by the Norse to be the final battle between the gods and their opponents (the giants, Fenrir, etc.)
  • WW 1 was said to be this by some. Obviously, not quite.
  • Armageddon of Christian mythology.

VideoGames
Community Feedback Replies: 7
  • March 13, 2010
    Unknown Troper
    The Last Battle in Narnia?

    The Prophecy Of The Stones seems to be leading up to a Final War but the ending reminds us that evil cannot be permanently defeated.
  • March 14, 2010
    randomsurfer
    OK as of now it really is final; but c'mon, what are the odds that sometime DC will have a Crisis after Final Crisis?
  • March 14, 2010
    joeyjojo
    Literature
    • Frank Herbert's Dune series. Children of Dune mentions Kralizec: in the oldest Fremen beliefs it is the Typhoon Struggle, the war at the end of the universe.

    Norse Mythology
    • Ragnarok will be the final battle between the gods and their opponents (the giants, Fenrir, etc.).
  • March 14, 2010
    joeyjojo
    VideoGames

  • March 14, 2010
    halfmillennium
    The War To End All Wars might be a good title, that's what World War I is often referred to as being a supposed example of.
  • March 14, 2010
    LeeM
    In Mark S Geston's novel Out of the Mouth of the Dragon armies are constantly battling to determine whether good or evil will ultimately triumph. To everybody's dismay, however, none of the battles are ever final or decisive, and the world ends with a protracted whimper.
  • April 1, 2010
    Unknown Troper
    In Naruto, Nagato wanted to start one of those

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