Quotes / Death Glare

"If looks could kill."
A saying

"Now there's a look that says 'I hope you're tired of having testicles'."

"Was it my evidence or the power of my glare that broke the lock?"

"She stopped, because she saw, for the first time in her life, by what sort of look one learns that a man is capable of killing."

"Aww, Hinjo's gonna be peeved that I got Lien sacrificed to my god. He'll probably give that stern paladin look to my eviscerated remains."

The girl opposite Jessica Yamada frowned just a little. Her deep green eyes didn’t move a fraction as she met the therapist’s. It held an intensity that suggested she could have faced down a stampeding elephant or an airborne missile.

"All I could do was glare at the alien ship, hoping if I hated them strongly enough, they would explode. This never works, but one must try it anyway — one feels it ought to work if your loathing is sufficiently sincere."
Oar, Ascending

"I gave him a look. You know the one."
Rachel on getting Marco to shut up, Animorphs

"Your Flower Power cannot compare to my Glower Power!"

"Now, Santa Snatchers. Gaze upon my >:("

"Shhh. I'm trying to kill you with my eyes."
Massey Reynstein, Schlock Mercenary

"I am not leaving my buddy, Jimmy! ...unless he looks at me like that. Uh. BYE, JIM!"
B.E.N., Treasure Planet

"Paddington had a very persistent stare when he cared to use it. It was a very powerful stare. One which his Aunt Lucy had taught him and which he kept for special occasions."

"They're not just glaring. They're trying to emit laser beams from their eyes."
Gin, Gintama

"My goodness, that face Miss Wormwood had would've made trees burst into flame."

"'I've got it!' announced Amelia Bedelia. 'You can have twins—a boy and a girl!' Her mom sputtered, coughed, and sprayed water all over her plate and the table. 'Gee, Mom,' said Amelia Bedelia. 'Is that how a lady is supposed to drink water?' Amelia Bedelia's mother was coughing too much to reply, but she gave Amelia Bedelia a look that told her she was a tiny baby step away from being sent to her room."
Amelia Bedelia Unleashed, one of the Young Amelia Bedelia chapter books

"Oh dear. If looks could stake."

M's look spoke of Siberian wastes, or preferably, Camp No. 19 at Lesnoy on the so-called Dubrovlag which has facilities for foreigners.

He was such a quiet boy, it was hard to believe he had that much venom in him to put into a single glare, but there he was, managing it.
Ren held her gaze for a good few seconds, wordlessly challenging her with a single cold look.

For a moment she flashed him a look that should have left his shadow on the smoking remains of the wall opposite...

I lurched up and looked at Mbogo, and Mbogo looked at me. He was 50 to 60 yards off, his head low, his eyes staring right down my soul. He looked at me as if he hated my guts. He looked as if I had despoiled his fiancé, murdered his mother and burned down his house. He looked at me as if I owed him money. I never saw such malevolence in the eyes of any animal or human being before or since. So I shot him.
— Robert Ruark, Great White Hunter.

It was still funny watching Shinji of all people imitate his father’s dead-eye stare at the guys who tried to worm their way next to me. Who’d have thought Baka-Shinji could scare anyone?
Asuka, A Crown of Stars

Asuka directed a stare at Shinji that should have set his shirt on fire.

He'd shot his father a look of burning hatred before slinging one of Asuka's arms over his shoulder and practically carrying her out of the room.

Shinji waited, glaring at his father, trying to push as much anger and fire out his eyes as possible. So far, though, he had failed to make his father's head explode. He kept trying.

Misato (with a look in her eyes that could turn an entire fanatic army into a bunch of chickens):"There's no 'but.' That's an order!"
Shinji and Asuka:"Yes, ma'am!"
Misato:"Now, get out there and enjoy yourselves!"
Shinji and Asuka:"Yes, ma'am! Right away, ma'am!"
The Child of Love, chapter 5

This was something I had not expected. I had not even chosen yet one of them and Rei was already assuming that I'd ask her to marry me... and with the way Asuka was glaring at me... I probably looked as white as a ghost.
Shinji, The One I Love Is, chapter 5

Shinji didn't need fifteen kinds of vision to see the girl glare at the older man with a look so fierce it could cut glass.
Last Child of Krypton, chapter 2

Rei was staring at Asuka, intensely, her face twisted in anger. Her fists were clenched, shaking slightly. It was hard to tell in the sunlight, but they thought they saw her blood red eyes glow brightly for a moment.
Children of an Elder God, chapter 4

That small frown instilled more pure terror in her heart than she had ever known in her life.

Asuka’s glare went from an intensity of ‘targeting radar on a modern destroyer’ to ‘capable of getting into a beam duel with Ramiel’ in about two seconds, and Shinji wisely decided that an exit strategy, namely running for all he was worth, was in order.

Janeway does an over-the-shoulder, high-intensity burst of The Look.
Doc's Mute button is activated instantly. He turns around and runs away.
The female security officer bursts into flames.
Three audience members in Fort Madison, Iowa, sitting a little too close to the screen, will never be able to look a redhead in the eye again without screaming incoherently. A pity; one of them is a redhead. Before the hour is up, every mirror in her house is shattered in self-defense.
— Jim Wright's Star Trek: Voyager review of "The Gift"

Asuka glared frozen blue daggers at her. Had she thought she could get away with it, she would have slapped her.

Sandor: You're with Brienne of fucking Tarth?
Tormund: Well... not with her yet. But I see the way she looks at me.
Sandor: How does she look at you? Like she wants to carve you up and eat your liver?
Tormund: You do know her!
Game of Thrones, "Beyond the Wall"

"Oh, no. He wants me to put that on? Kleiner, I've got a lot of bad memories of those suits, can we- ...oh no. He's giving me the Look. I better do what he says, I know that look..."

Badra stepped forward. Fire was in her eyes, and Fury was certain that her mother hadn't been wise in her choice of words.

Beams of hate as hot as heat-vision went from Sy’s eyes to Lori’s as she lay there, gasping, on the floor.

When we found Kate, she was just sitting there quietly, glaring impassively into one corner. Huddled in that corner was the detective assigned to her, cowering and shivering. “Kate! Stop scaring the 20-year veteran of Law Enforcement!”
She-Beast asking Nacht to take it down a notch, "Saks and Violence", Whateley Universe

Syl: Wow. That is quite the glare you gave.
Kaladin: Old sergeant's trick.
Oathbringer (third book of The Stormlight Archive)

Jean shot Hank a murderous look and shook her head in a manner that said 'don't do it.'