* In ''VideoGame/WingCommander'', failing to eject before your fighter is destroyed results in a game over screen that consists of your character's military funeral. It's strangely depressing in a way that made me very careful to bail out if my shields got to low.
** Hell, any of the character deaths in the series are the same as this.
** [[spoiler: Liz (Shadow)]] from ''Wing Commander 2'', for example, was just a reserve. Not expecting kilrathi attacks and was mere months from retirement.
* ''Wing Commander 4'' has a particularly hard-hitting losing cinematic if you continually fail your missions: Blair is brought before Admiral Tolwyn, who, in light of Blair's poor performance, revokes his commission, essentially firing him. Blair holds out his hand, offering a final handshake, which Tolwyn silently refuses. After taking his leave, Blair is last seen in a dive bar, drinking his sorrows away.
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