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[[caption-width-right:350:[[LockingMacGyverInTheStoreCupboard Surely there is no escape for him!]]]]

[[DoNotAdjustYourSet Greetings, tropers]]. It may shock you to know that I Have Your Index. How I came to obtain it is not important at this particular point in time. All that is important is that I'm willing to give it back...[[HostageForMacguffin for a price]]. If you want your precious index back, I request... [[ComicallySmallDemand the sum of forty three dollars and seventy cents]].

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I appreciate your cooperation. Here is your index, safe and sound.

Contrast IndexToTheRescue.
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!!Tropes:[[index]]
[floatboxright:
Categories:
+ BoundAndGagged
]
* AccidentalKidnapping
* AllWebbedUp
* AndNowYouMustMarryMe
* BadassInDistress
* BagOfKidnapping
* BatheHerAndBringHerToMe
* BoundAndGagged
* BringHimToMe
* BusFullOfInnocents
* BruceWayneHeldHostage
* CaptiveAudience
* CaptiveDate
* CaptivePush
* TheCaptivityNarrative
* CarouselKidnapping
* CaughtInASnare
* CodeEmergency
* DamselInDistress
** DamselScrappy
** DistressBall
* DecoyDamsel
* DeliberatelyDistressedDamsel
* DefiantCaptive
* DesignatedVictim
* DisguisedHostageGambit
* DistressCall
* DistressedDude
* DragonsPreferPrincesses
* FakedKidnapping
* FingerInTheMail
* GoGoEnslavement
* GoingForTheBigScoop
* HandGagging
* HelpHelpTrappedInTitleFactory
* HostageForMacGuffin
* HostageSituation
* HostageSpiritLink
* HostageVideo
** AuthenticationByNewspaper
* HumanShield
* HypnotizeThePrincess
* IHaveAFamily
* IHaveYouNowMyPretty
** AndYourLittleDogToo
* IHaveYourWife
* InnocentBystander
* IWillPunishYourFriendForYourFailure
* JustBetweenYouAndMe
* KidnappedDoctor
* KidnappingBirdOfPrey
* TheKindnapper
* KnottyTentacles
* LockedUpAndLeftBehind (when the kidnapper [[LeftForDead leaves the hostage to die]] and locks him/her/it up)
* LockingMacGyverInTheStoreCupboard (when the kidnappers are dumb enough to hand their hostage the means to escape or cause trouble)
* MakingTheChoiceForYou
* MissingMissionControl (the kidnapping variant, anyway)
* NotMyDriver
* OverTheShoulderCarry
* ParentsInDistress (when it's on the offspring to do the springing out)
* PityTheKidnapper
* PoisonousCaptive
* PregnantHostage
* PrisonerExchange
* ProtectorBehindBars (when the captors are the police and/or guards to the captives)
* PutDownYourGunAndStepAway
* RecklessSidekick
* RescueRomance
* SadisticChoice
* SaveThePrincess
* ScarpiaUltimatum
* SexSlave
** BreedingSlave
* ShackleSeatTrap
* SheWillComeForMe
* ShootTheHostage
* ShootTheHostageTaker
* StandardFemaleGrabArea
* StopOrIShootMyself
* TakeMeInstead
* TentacleRope
* TribalCarry
* UnhandThemVillain
* TheVillainKnowsWhereYouLive (as a prelude to a kidnapping)
* YouCanKeepHer
* YouSaidYouWouldLetThemGo
** ILied
[[/index]]
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