->''"Stop, thief!"''
-->-- '''Guards''', ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsArena''

->''"[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18CGW9P5Y9M Halt! Halt! Halt! Halt! Halt!]]"''
-->-- '''Guards''', ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIDaggerfall''

->''"We're watching you, '''scum'''."''
-->-- '''Guards''', ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind''

->''"STOP! You violated the law! Pay the court a fine or serve your sentence!"''
-->-- '''Guards''', ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIVOblivion''

->''"You have committed crimes against Skyrim and her people! What say you in your defense?"''
-->-- '''Guards''', ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim''

-> They may be called the Palace Guard, the City Guard, or the Patrol. Whatever the name, [[GenreSavvy their purpose in any work of heroic fantasy]] is identical: it is, round about Chapter Three (or ten minutes into the film) to rush into the room, [[MookChivalry attack the hero one at a time]], and be slaughtered. [[PunchClockVillain No-one ever asks them if they wanted to.]]\\\
This book is dedicated to those fine men.
-->-- ''Discworld/GuardsGuards'', Literature/{{Discworld}}


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