* In ''Animation/FiringRange'', the inventor is killed when his [[TheEmpath empathic tank]] sense fear in him, triggering its attack.
* In the Animation/ArmenFilmAnimatedShorts ''Who Will Tell A Fable?'' the king's attempts to con his people out of their land by promising half his kingdom to someone who could tell a story he wouldn't believe, and taking all their possessions if they fail, ends up getting tricked into by the young boy into [[XanatosGambit either giving him half the kingdom for a claimed debt, or not believing him and giving him half the kingdom]].

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