: A group of characters try to prevent another character from obtaining an artifact by tossing it from one to another.
- Straight: Bob and Alice toss a doomsday device to each other away from Emperor Evulz.
- Exaggerated: Every hero tries to keep the doomsday device from Emperor Evulz.
- Downplayed: Alice holds up the doomsday device high over her head where Emperor Evulz can't reach.
- Justified: The heroes know that it will be bad if Emperor Evulz gets a hold of the doomsday device, and thus decide to work together to keep it away from him.
- Inverted: Hot Potato
- Subverted: Bob and Alice start to play keep away from Emperor Evulz, but hand it to him after being threatened
- Double Subverted: But the doomsday device they handed him was a fake.
- Parodied: The heroes and villains act like school children at a playground.
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