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Playing With: After-Action Patch-Up
Basic Trope: After danger is over, one character treats another's minor injuries.
  • Straight:
    • Johannes climbed down a thorny cliff to retrieve the MacGuffin, and brought it back, and Annalise cleans and bandages his scraps, and tells him he was silly to risk his life like that.
    • Herbert gets into a fight with Marmaduke over Sapphira, and gets beaten, and Sapphira rushes to coo over his injuries and ice the bruises.
  • Exaggerated: Bob ''falls'' down the cliff, lands in shark-infested waters, and gets a rash from swimming to shore. Johannes cuts his hands, and Annalise comes running to give him medical attention.
  • Downplayed: Annalise offers a bandage, and Johannes rejects it because the cut's not bleeding.
  • Justified: Well, you don't want them to get infected, do you?
  • Inverted:
    • In the middle of a peaceful hospital scene, one character attacks another and a fight breaks out.
    • After retrieving the MacGuffin from a thorny cliff, Johannes is approached by Annalise, who starts to beat him up for being so reckless.
  • Subverted: Annalise comes over to Johannes, and opens the wounds wider, enough to cause serious blood loss.
  • Double Subverted: But she bandages them quickly once the poison on the wounds is out.
  • Parodied: Tiffany starts tearing up her shirt to provide bandages when she hears that Hubert was going to fight a duel.
  • Zig Zagged: After retrieving the MacGuffin from a thorny cliff unharmed, Johannes is approached by Annalise, who starts beating him up for being so reckless. Then, she feels sorry for what she did to poor Johannes and offers to patch him up, only for Johannes to reject it. This causes Annalise to start beating him up again until he accepts her "kindness", which he eventually does.
  • Averted: No one suffers injuries.
  • Enforced: "Let's see...what's a good way to provide some UST between the main romantic leads? Wait, I know! Let's have one get injured in a fight and have the other heal them!"
  • Lampshaded: ???
  • Invoked: Ferdinard tells Johannes he only let himself be injured so that Annalise would fuss over him.
  • Exploited: Johannes really did let himself be injured so that Annalise would fuss over him.
  • Defied: Johannes hides his injuries from Annalise because she will take advantage of it to lecture him.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???

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