Dying Moment Of Awesome: Web Original
- Alpha!Church from Red vs. Blue. At the end of season 6, scarcely even willing to accept that he's an AI instead of a ghost, he goes with Washington to distract the Meta and his many AI, keeping them from killing Wash while Wash sets up an Emp to destroy all of the AI. Wash warns him that when it goes off, Church will die too. His response:
Church: When it goes off, I'll be fine. It only affects computers, remember? And I... am a motherfuckin' ghost.
Church: Okay world, do your fucking worst! 'Cause I sure as hell just did mine
- While technically not an example due to surviving, Epsilon!Church later gets one just as great. Upon realizing that the containment device he chased Tex into is about to collapse, he finally sits down and discusses his painful history with Tex and allows himself to forget her (deleting her from existence) as a way to end her endless suffering. After which, he calmly sits and waits for the end after uttering the following line
- General Doyle gets one in the Chorus Trilogy, destroying the city reactor, and as such taking out most of the mercenary army fighting his people.
- Ma Ti in Suburban Knights. After years of being the Butt Monkey of That Guy with the Glasses, he gives an epic rant at his poor treatment and viciously insults Malachite, having long stopped caring what happens to him. And then it turns out his ring can defeat Malachite, so he goes out in an epic Beam-O-War and saves the day.
- To Boldly Flee gives us the Heroic Sacrifice of The Nostalgia Critic, as he merges with the Plot Hole to save the universe. By punching the hole to boot!
"Somebody has to merge with it. Somebody has to keep it safe.
- One from the archives of the SCP Foundation: a D-class unit, sent in with a video feed to die for recon, apparently singlehandedly fought his way to and destroyed the source of SCP-1983... despite being unarmed.
- Some rare metahumans in Brennus are able to 'swan song', burning away their power (and their life) within a few minutes in order to flare their power to new heights.
- The Series (Season 7) Finale of Arby 'n' the Chief was intended to go off like this according to Jon Graham when Arbiter and Master Chief light a Gas Explosion in their apartment killing themselves after realizing there was nothing left for them in the World that didn't revolve around gaming. There are several articles on his blog stating that this was his intentions, but because of how morbid and bleak the show had become by that point, whether it can be viewed that way or not his way however is debatable.