Quotes / Person of Mass Destruction

When Huna, whom Pelinal raised from grain-slave to hoplite and loved well, took death from an arrowhead made from the beak of Celethelel the Singer, the Whitestrake went on his first Madness. He wrought destruction from Narlemae all the way to Celediil, and erased those lands from the maps of Elves and Men, and all things in them, and Perrif was forced to make sacrifice to the Gods to keep them from leaving the world in their disgust.
The Song of Pelinal, Volume Three, The Elder Scrolls

"Meryl Strife and Milly Thompson are to return to the main office immediately. Furthermore, in a conference held the other day, it was decided that Vash the Stampede will be designated as mankind's first official human disaster. From this day forward, no matter what kind of damage he causes, the Bernardelli Insurance Society will be uninvolved."
Meryl, reading aloud a Bernardelli memo issued after Vash the Stampede's destruction of August City, Trigun

"[T]here will be no more pain. No doubt. Only absolute rage and unparalleled power."
Brainiac on Davis Bloome/Doomsday, Smallville, "Legion"

Determination that is incorruptible
From the other side a terror to behold
Annihilation will be unavoidable
Every broken enemy will know
That their opponent had to be invincible
Take a last look around while you're alive
I'm an indestructible master of war
Disturbed, "Indestructible"

"I'll credit you this, Ms. Hebert. You manage a great deal of grief and chaos in very short spans of time."
Quinn Calle, Worm

"You still don't understand," Saki snapped. "The TSAB has thought this out. It takes immensely powerful, potentially unstable superbeings who could wipe out cities in a flash," she whirled around and pointed at Hayate, "and puts them behind a desk. That is wisdom."
— Unknown Lyrical Nanoha fanfic

"An ostler has a mood and he kicks the dog. A mage has his moods and a town disappears."
Anduin Lothar, Warcraft: The Last Guardian


Stokes: Who the fuck is Alma, anyway?
Snake Fist: She's the mother of the apocalypse.

"It may very well be us that meet our end here today... Because that man... HOLDS THE POWER TO DESTROY THE VERY WORLD!!!"

Michael Garibaldi: Something's happened to your abilities. You're not a P5 anymore. Hell, you're not even a P12. You're the strongest telepath that I've ever seen. What did the Vorlons do to you, Lyta? Who... what are you?
Lyta Alexander: I've only recently begun to understand it myself. You know the Vorlons used telepaths as weapons during the Shadow War, but what no one stopped to consider was that in a war, you have a certain number of small weapons, a certain number of medium-sized weapons... and one or two big ones, the kind of weapons you drop when you're out of the small weapons and the medium weapons and you've got nothing left to use.
Michael Garibaldi: Someone like that would... be the telepathic equivalent of a thermonuclear device, a ... a doomsday weapon.
Lyta Alexander: (eyes start glowing) Pleased to meet you, Mr. Garibaldi.

"Last time I was in New York, I kinda broke... Harlem."

"She's not a US citizen, and they don't give out visas to weapons of mass destruction!"
Tony Stark (on Wanda Maximoff), Captain America: Civil War

Loki: I have an army.
Tony: We have a Hulk.

Fitz: This whole planet is a wasteland.
Hive: It wasn't always. Thousands of years ago, there were people here. A prospering civilization. They had nine cities, spread across the planet.
Fitz: What happened to them?
Hive: I did.

See me rise, the mighty Surt,
Destroyer of the Universe
Bringer of flames and endless hurt
Scorcher of men and Earth
Amon Amarth, "Destroyer of the Universe"

"I already told you that the only one who can stop me is Hashirama. But he's not in this world anymore. Plus, I should say that it's probably a good thing for you that he is not here, because... if I'm the only one here, the extent to which the maps will need to be redrawn won't be too drastic."
Uchiha Madara, Naruto

"The Wars to end wars, the weapons to end wars, these things have failed us. Now we have a man to end wars... By placing our superhuman benefactor in the position of walking nuclear deterrent, it is assumed we have finally guaranteed lasting peace on earth. It is with this last contention that my most serious point of issue lies: I do not believe that we have a man to end wars. I believe that we have made a man to end worlds."
Prof. Milton Glass, Superpowers and the Super Powers

Roddick: So tell me about John Dandy, Major. Can we trust him?
Main: That's like asking if you can trust a hurricane, Ms. Roddick. You point him in the right direction and hope to God that when the shit stops flying, the enemy is in worse shape than you are.

Garovel: The Monster of the East? The Black Scourge? Those are both him, too.
Hector: Actually... yeah, I've heard of the Black Scourge. When I was little. I thought it was like... a plague or something.
Garovel: Nope. It's a guy.

Dunstan: Wasn't [Lac'Vayce] the one where nearly a million people were killed?
Rezamaar: Yeah. Lamont and Jackson against Jercash, Ivan, and Gunther. The fight leveled the entire city and completely wrecked the local ecosystem. And Lamont and Jackson almost lost. Barely managed to hold on until Sermung arrived and bailed them out. [...] Five of the strongest servants in the world all duking it out in one place. Overra said Lac’Vayce won’t be habitable again for hundreds of years.

THAT'S why Hayate has a limiter. Nanoha is a Magical Killsat Girl.

Hayate is a Magical MIRVed ICBM Launch Complex Girl.

How'd she get a Red Lantern Ring? [...] A Kryptonian wearing one of those is an extinction level threat—!
Shay Veritas on Supergirl, Red Daughter of Krypton

Black had told me there were two people on Calernia against whom it was useless to think in terms of victory, where one could only attempt to limit the damage and lose the least amount of skin possible. One was the Dead King, who he’d charmingly referred to as 'the original abomination'. The other was the Ranger, whose utter disregard for odds I’d been raised hearing stories about.

Danneth is eighteen and he has the power to eat worlds. The government has no choice but to deal with him. At first, the akropolia supplement the old forces; they did in the Middle East in two weeks what the president was stumbling over after twenty years. Traditional police are obsolete. Two akropolia can maintain order in each city. Armies follow. Soldiers, weapons, technology, they all become meaningless. Danneth can render a nuclear reactor inert from halfway across the world. He can boil submarines in the furthest depths of the ocean. He can bring down planes - or cast a spell that causes the sky to swallow them.
Akropolis, by Matt Wallace

Perhaps the most dangerous human in the galaxy is an untrained psyker. If they are not controlled or purged, the erratic and awesome forces they can unwittingly unleash may destroy whole settlements or even worlds. Those cursed with an incredible level of psychic talent are codified by the Black Ships of the Inquisition as Alpha-level - the highest category a human psyker can reach. Alpha-level psykers can turn a man inside out with a glance. A mere flick of a wrist can snap a Battle Titan in two, or a muttered syllable turn an army upon itself in a frenzy of bloodlust. With such godlike power at their disposal, it is small wonder that Alpha-level psykers are among the most dreaded of foes that the Ordo Hereticus of the Inquisition must face.

The true master of Vires can shake the heavens themselves with his awesome might. He can bend the tides, topple mountains, and create raging storms. If he chooses, a blow from his fist can shatter steel and stone, or the raging power of a landslide might strike his town with no more force than a mass of falling feathers. When the Master is angered, lava floes erupt, thunder rains on all sides, and foes fall screaming, embraced by withering flames.
Mage: The Dark Ages - Core Rulebook (revised)

“Now, as the fable has it, the power that originally forced the Greater Darkness out had broken some important rules to do so. [...] They’re said to have made a weapon which could destroy the universe if used unwisely. So dangerous only the insane would consider even making one, much less using it.”

"Well, needless to say, the lawbreaker was caught. [...] In the end [the Isokist] were left with what was apparently an incomplete weapon, but one with some utility.”

Sara finally broke in. “So you think Billie is tied in some way to this weapon?”

Gothmog shook his head. “No. I’m afraid your friend is the weapon, somehow activated and given a soul.”
Carmilla hearing her father's theory about the true nature of Tennyo's powers, "Tennyo's Easter, part 4", Whateley Universe

A 3-dimensional hologram sprang into being just over their heads. It picked out a portion of the Milky Way Galaxy, then drew in on several planets in distant but related solar systems. From each planet, in turn, images of carnage, wreckage, destruction emerged. Kara and Dev gazed at them. True, they weren’t strangers to sights such as these. But, still...
From one, a moving image sprang forth. A rapidly-moving figure, tearing through the machinery and soldiers of a well-equipped army. Just one man against a horde, and within minutes, that man had won.

Doctor: Sonic blaster, fifty first century. Weapon Factories of Villengard?
Jack: You've been to the factories?
Doctor: Once.
Jack: Well, they're gone now, destroyed. The main reactor went critical. Vaporized the lot.
Doctor: Like I said: Once.
Doctor Who, "The Doctor Dances"