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** [[ColdSniper The End]], as well. Having lived for a hundred years and carefully conserved his energy for the chance to have a SniperDuel with Snake, he finally dies with no regrets, even voicing his respect for Snake, letting him know that he is content that The Boss would be proud of him and that "the younger generation" of new snipers is worthy of living up to his example.



** [[ColdSniper The End]], as well. Having lived for a hundred years and carefully conserved his energy for the chance to have a SniperDuel with Snake, he finally dies with no regrets, even voicing his respect for Snake, letting him know that he is content that The Boss would be proud of him and that "the younger generation" of new snipers is worthy of living up to his example.

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* At the end of ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid4GunsOfThePatriots'', [[spoiler:Big Boss]] tells Old Snake to live the rest of his life freely without the need to fight anymore, salutes the grave of his mentor, shares a final smoke with his "son", and passes away quietly.
-->'''[[spoiler:Big Boss]]''': ''([[GoOutWithASmile smiles]])'' This is good, isn't it?

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-->"When a man dies in battle," he said, "he goes to a blessed home in the sky. But to reach that great feasting hall he must die on his feet, with his sword in his hand and with his wounds to the front." He paused, and when he spoke again his voice was much softer. "You owe me nothing, my son, but I should take it as a kindness if you would give me my place in that feasting hall."


* In ''Discworld/TheLastHero'', [[spoiler:Cohen and his tribe die while saving the world, and are immortalized in song. ''This was their intention from the very beginning.'']]

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* In ''Discworld/TheLastHero'', ''Literature/TheLastHero'', [[spoiler:Cohen and his tribe die while saving the world, and are immortalized in song. ''This was their intention from the very beginning.'']]


* In the ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' Treehouse of Horror special "Desperately Xeeking Xena", the Collector's plan to encase the heroes in lucite backfires on him, and washed in the substance before he freezes, he expends the last of his strength to adopt the "classic Creator/LorneGreene pose from ''Battlestar Galactica''! Best... death... ''ever!''"

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* In the ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'' "[[Recap/TheSimpsonsS11E4TreehouseOfHorrorX Treehouse of Horror special X]]" segment "Desperately Xeeking Xena", the Collector's plan to encase the heroes in lucite backfires on him, and washed in the substance before he freezes, he expends the last of his strength to adopt the "classic Creator/LorneGreene pose from ''Battlestar Galactica''! Best... death... ''ever!''"


* Happened in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' when Fry, Zapp and Kif are facing [[OutWithABang Death by Snu Snu.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'':
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Happened in ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' "[[Recap/FuturamaS3E1AmazonWomenInTheMood Amazon Women in the Mood]]" when Fry, Zapp and Kif are facing [[OutWithABang Death by Snu Snu.]]



** When Bender is afraid he won't be remembered, trying to cheer him with a ''funeral'' gets off to a good start when he's apparently been crushed by "a semi driven by ComicBook/TheIncredibleHulk". Bender's happy to hear Fry remembered his "favorite cause of death".

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** "[[Recap/FuturamaS3E17APharaohToRemember A Pharaoh to Remember]]": When Bender is afraid he won't be remembered, trying to cheer him with a ''funeral'' gets off to a good start when he's apparently been crushed by "a semi driven by ComicBook/TheIncredibleHulk". Bender's happy to hear Fry remembered his "favorite cause of death".

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* In the ''[[WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons Simpsons]]'' Treehouse of Horror special "Desperately Xeeking Xena", the Collector's plan to encase the heroes in lucite backfires on him, and washed in the substance before he freezes, he expends the last of his strength to adopt the "classic Creator/LorneGreene pose from ''Battlestar Galactica''! Best... death... ''ever!''"

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** When Bender is afraid he won't be remembered, trying to cheer him with a ''funeral'' gets off to a good start when he's apparently been crushed by "a semi driven by ComicBook/TheIncredibleHulk". Bender's happy to hear Fry remembered his "favorite cause of death".

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheCritic'', Jay Sherman's boss comes down with a terminal illness, and comes right up against going through with assisted suicide from a Dr. Kevorkian knockoff. As part of the experience, he is offered headphones playing Creator/StanFreberg, at which he deadpans, "''A perfect end to a perfect life.''"

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** In the interim, after all the things he's been up against, a battle with a ''weird'' Neo-Nazi wearing swastikas as pasties and firing guns makes him think, "This... would be a '''stupid''' death."


* ''Webcomic/DrMcNinja:'' King Radical meets his death with some initial despair, but right as he actually thinks about it, he realizes his demise (getting struck with Dracula's teeth to vampirize him, then slammed with ''Pope Francis'' because he makes the ultimate holy weapon) is more radical than anything he could've asked for, and just leaves with a smile.

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* ''Webcomic/DrMcNinja:'' ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja:'' King Radical meets his death with some initial despair, but right as he actually thinks about it, he realizes his demise (getting struck with Dracula's teeth to vampirize him, then slammed with ''Pope Francis'' because he makes the ultimate holy weapon) is more radical than anything he could've asked for, and just leaves with a smile.


* ''Webcomic/DoctorMcNinja:'' King Radical meets his death with some initial despair, but right as he actually thinks about it, he realizes his demise (getting struck with Dracula's teeth to vampirize him, then slammed with ''Pope Francis'' because he makes the ultimate holy weapon) is more radical than anything he could've asked for, and just leaves with a smile.

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* ''Webcomic/DoctorMcNinja:'' ''Webcomic/DrMcNinja:'' King Radical meets his death with some initial despair, but right as he actually thinks about it, he realizes his demise (getting struck with Dracula's teeth to vampirize him, then slammed with ''Pope Francis'' because he makes the ultimate holy weapon) is more radical than anything he could've asked for, and just leaves with a smile.


-->'''''No...''' wait, '''yes'''. This will be ''so'' [[KilledMidSentence ra-]]''

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-->'''''No...''' -->'''King Radical:''' ''No...'' wait, '''yes'''. This will be ''so'' [[KilledMidSentence ra-]]''ra-]]

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* ''Webcomic/DoctorMcNinja:'' King Radical meets his death with some initial despair, but right as he actually thinks about it, he realizes his demise (getting struck with Dracula's teeth to vampirize him, then slammed with ''Pope Francis'' because he makes the ultimate holy weapon) is more radical than anything he could've asked for, and just leaves with a smile.
-->'''''No...''' wait, '''yes'''. This will be ''so'' [[KilledMidSentence ra-]]''
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* ''VideoGame/MassEffect''

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* ''VideoGame/MassEffect''''Franchise/MassEffect''

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