It'd be nice if Only Mostly Dead
, Not Quite Dead
, and Staying Alive
had pictures to help distinguish them. This picture◊
comes from Asura's Wrath
centuries after the character fell into lava. He's about to make an Unexplained Recovery
EDIT 1: On second thought, yeah it really does just look like lava, a shame they didn't use the usual texture. There's a ton of
Lazarus paintings, how about either of the first two on this page?
EDIT 2: And now I know Lazarus was dead instead of Only Mostly Dead... in that case, Zero from the Mega Man X series has had this happen at least twice, three if you count the transition to the Mega Man Zero games.
edited 10th Dec '12 8:09:33 PM by justanid
I know the scene you're talking about, and its a good example, but I can't see it in that pic.
A Wizard boy
That image looks like a volcano with a lava flow. Way off what the trope is about.
No, the other one.
I don't see anything either. I could guess, but even that would be weak.
Leave it to Heropon!
Add me to the group that can't see jack in that picture.
"Darkness is light's light of darkness as a dark farewell to dark lightness."
+1 for "pic says nothing about the trope in and of itself".
Just a Dry Gin Drinker, Master and a Hound
I can't even tell what that is, let alone how it illustrates the trope.
"Polite life will fill you full of cancer." - Iggy Pop
"I've seen the future, brother, it is murder." -Leonard Cohen
Don't think Lazarus was an example. He was dead dead and he came back from the dead. Not Only Mostly Dead
I thought it aint necessarily so
, but it makes more sense that it'd be foreshadowing
Maybe third times the charm, how about Zero from Mega Man X?
In uffish thought
He just looks dead to me.
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