Five kilometers filled with razor wire, pit falls and half demolished buildings. Cultist murder squads drenging the ruins for survivors to torture; human bombers hiding in alcoves, trembling fingers on grenade pins; eviserator priests leading flocks with wire sewn mouths. It was the most expedient route available to Aura Hieron.
— Fires of War, Warhammer 40000
Another day, another death course.
— Ratchet, Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal
SUPERVILLAINY 201: Tricky, but doable
Remember gang, we want to take out Mega Man... but only after he's marveled at our Machiavellian stage design!
Please note that we have added a consequence for failure. Any contact with the chamber floor will result in an "Unsatisfactory" mark on your official testing record, followed by death. Good luck!
— GLaDOS, Portal
What is this thing? I mean, it serves no useful purpose for there to be a bunch of chompy, crushy things in the middle of a hallway! No, I mean we shouldn't have to do this, it makes no logical sense, WHY IS IT HERE?!
— Gwen DeMarco. Galaxy Quest
To start preparing for human testing again, I checked an old suggestion box. The number one request? Less deadly tests. That's ridiculous: how do they know for sure the tests are deadly if they could still write the suggestion?
— GLaDOS, Portal 2