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* In ''Literature/LadyOfTheLake'', the final novel of the ''[[Franchise/TheWitcher Witcher]] series, [[spoiler: after besting her ArchEnemy, the psychopathic BountyHunter Leo Bonhart, a man who's abused her and tortured and killed those she cared about, and has frequently alluded to his desire to rape and kill her, when Ciri has Bonhart at her mercy, he [[AintTooProudToBeg wastes no time in begging for his life]], insisting [[VillainsWantMercy Ciri wouldn't kill an unarmed,defenceless old man]]. When Ciri turns her back, Bonhart pulls a knife and attacks; Ciri hears him coming, dodges his attack and [[SlashedThroat opens Bonhart's throat with her sword]], then watches him bleed to death with a [[NotAfraidOfYouAnyMore defiant look on her face]].]]

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* In ''Literature/LadyOfTheLake'', the final novel of the ''[[Franchise/TheWitcher Witcher]] Witcher]]'' series, [[spoiler: after besting her ArchEnemy, the psychopathic BountyHunter Leo Bonhart, a man who's abused her and tortured and killed those she cared about, and has frequently alluded to his desire to rape and kill her, when Ciri has Bonhart at her mercy, he [[AintTooProudToBeg wastes no time in begging for his life]], insisting [[VillainsWantMercy Ciri wouldn't kill an unarmed,defenceless unarmed, defenceless old man]]. When Ciri turns her back, Bonhart pulls a knife and attacks; Ciri [[NoSneakAttacks hears him coming, coming]], dodges his attack and [[SlashedThroat opens Bonhart's throat with her sword]], then watches him bleed to death with a [[NotAfraidOfYouAnyMore defiant look on her face]].]]

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* In ''Literature/LadyOfTheLake'', the final novel of the ''[[Franchise/TheWitcher Witcher]] series, [[spoiler: after besting her ArchEnemy, the psychopathic BountyHunter Leo Bonhart, a man who's abused her and tortured and killed those she cared about, and has frequently alluded to his desire to rape and kill her, when Ciri has Bonhart at her mercy, he [[AintTooProudToBeg wastes no time in begging for his life]], insisting [[VillainsWantMercy Ciri wouldn't kill an unarmed,defenceless old man]]. When Ciri turns her back, Bonhart pulls a knife and attacks; Ciri hears him coming, dodges his attack and [[SlashedThroat opens Bonhart's throat with her sword]], then watches him bleed to death with a [[NotAfraidOfYouAnyMore defiant look on her face]].]]


A form of SelfDisposingVillain. Not to be confused with TakingYouWithMe, which differs from this trope in two important ways: first, "Bob" is either dying or expects to die in the process of killing "Alice"; and second, Alice has not previously made an offer to spare Bob's life. See also AssassinOutclassin for the case of the attacker being backfired by by the supposed victim.

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A form of SelfDisposingVillain. Not to be confused with TakingYouWithMe, which differs from this trope in two important ways: first, "Bob" is either dying or expects to die in the process of killing "Alice"; and second, Alice has not previously made an offer to spare Bob's life. See also AssassinOutclassin for the case of the attacker being backfired by by the supposed victim.
victim. Occasionally overlaps with DeathSeeker and SuicideByCop, if Bob goes through it knowing he'll die and welcoming it, and indeed may {{invoke}} this trope to get it.


* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': Cornered by his enraged nephew, Scar [[NeverMyFault tries to shift the blame to the hyenas]], but not only does Simba not buy it, but the hyenas overhear and become extremely pissed. Simba chooses exile on his traitorous uncle, [[IronicEcho repeating the last words Scar spoke to him as a cub]]. Scar instead sneak attacks Simba with some hot coal to try and put him off balance. Though it does wing Simba, he's still as combat adept as ever and eventually tosses him off a cliff down to where the enraged and ''very hungry'' hyenas await and they attack their traitorous boss and literally tear him apart.

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* ''Disney/TheLionKing'': Cornered by his enraged nephew, Scar vainly [[NeverMyFault tries to shift the blame to the hyenas]], but not only does Simba not buy it, but hyenas]]. Unfortunately for him, the hyenas overhear and become extremely pissed. Simba then chooses exile on his traitorous treacherous uncle, [[IronicEcho repeating the last words Scar spoke to him as a cub]]. Scar instead sneak attacks Simba with some hot coal to try and put him off balance. Though it does wing Simba, he's still as combat adept as ever and eventually tosses him off a cliff down to where the enraged and ''very hungry'' hyenas await and they attack their traitorous boss and literally tear him apart.


* ''Disney/TheLionKing'':
** Scar [[JustGivingOrders tries to shift the blame to the hyenas]] before his final confrontation with Simba. Unfortunately for him, the hyenas overhear and they aren't very pleased, and they were hungry...
** Additionally, ''during'' the two's faceoff, Simba actually does have Scar at his mercy but instead chooses to exile him, [[IronicEcho repeating the last words Scar spoke to him as a cub]]. Scar instead sneak attacks Simba with some hot coal to try and put him off balance. Though it does wing Simba, he's still as combat adept as ever and eventually tosses him off a cliff down to where the above-mentioned hyenas are.

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* ''Disney/TheLionKing'':
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''Disney/TheLionKing'': Cornered by his enraged nephew, Scar [[JustGivingOrders [[NeverMyFault tries to shift the blame to the hyenas]] before his final confrontation with Simba. Unfortunately for him, hyenas]], but not only does Simba not buy it, but the hyenas overhear and they aren't very pleased, and they were hungry...
** Additionally, ''during'' the two's faceoff,
become extremely pissed. Simba actually does have Scar at his mercy but instead chooses to exile him, on his traitorous uncle, [[IronicEcho repeating the last words Scar spoke to him as a cub]]. Scar instead sneak attacks Simba with some hot coal to try and put him off balance. Though it does wing Simba, he's still as combat adept as ever and eventually tosses him off a cliff down to where the above-mentioned enraged and ''very hungry'' hyenas are.await and they attack their traitorous boss and literally tear him apart.
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* The villainous Tiger Claw from ''WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2012'' is bested by his sister Alopex in battle. However after she spares his life and turns to leave he reaches for his blaster and fires. Unfortunately for him Alopex has super speed and not only dodges his blast but [[AnArmAndALeg cuts off his arm]]. She even reminds him never to forget that she could have easily taken his life.

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* In season 21 of ''Series/TheAmazingRace'', two couple teams Abbie and Ryan (who were the favorites before they hit the wall) and Josh and Brent (who had struggled before they hit the wall) got half a day behind all of the other teams due to circumstances outside of their control. They ended up working together through a couple of legs and were both saved after another team got their bags stolen. Once they got to Amsterdam the next leg together, Abbie and Ryan were going to throw the guys under the bus to save themselves at the U-turn (makes a team go back and do another challenge). When they got to U-turn, they found out they had been outwitted by the teams at the front of the pack. The first team that got there U-turned Abbie and Ryan and then the second team U-turned the first team, denying them the chance to backstab them their friends. Josh and Brent were able to overtake them and then went on to win the whole damn thing.


* ''VideoGame/TheEvilWithin2'': A dying [[MadArtist Stefano]] attempts 'one last photo' with his MagicCamera as Sebastian walks away: Seb whips around and drills a bullet through said camera [[BoomHeadshot and its owner's deranged brains.]]

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* ''VideoGame/TheEvilWithin2'': A dying [[MadArtist Stefano]] attempts 'one last photo' with his MagicCamera MagicalCamera as Sebastian walks away: Seb whips around and drills a bullet through said camera [[BoomHeadshot and its owner's deranged brains.]]

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* ''VideoGame/TheEvilWithin2'': A dying [[MadArtist Stefano]] attempts 'one last photo' with his MagicCamera as Sebastian walks away: Seb whips around and drills a bullet through said camera [[BoomHeadshot and its owner's deranged brains.]]


* In an early episode of ''Anime/RaveMaster'', Haru Glory spares Lance's life, citing ThouShaltNotKill. The bad guy tries to attack him from behind, only for Haru to hold his sword out and the Lance to (non-fatally) impale himself.

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* In an early episode of ''Anime/RaveMaster'', Haru Glory spares Lance's life, citing ThouShaltNotKill. The bad guy tries to attack him from behind, only for Haru to hold his sword out and the Lance to (non-fatally) impale himself.


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* ''Film/Aquaman2018'': Arthur Curry/Aquaman battles the criminal father/son team Jesse and David Kane on board a submarine and defeats them. Arthur feels generous and says they can go, then turns to leave. Jesse tries to shoot him in the back with a grenade launcher, but Arthur sidesteps it and the explosion breaches the hull and pins Jesse under debris. Unable to pull the debris off his father, David begs Arthur for help, but Arthur leaves them to drown for trying to kill him after he already showed them mercy.


-->"No second chances. I'm that sort of a man."

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-->"No --->"No second chances. I'm that sort of a man."


** The fight with Mercenary Tao in the Red Ribbon Army Saga. Tao promises that he'll change his ways, but then throws a grenade at Goku as soon as the latter lets his guard down. Goku then throws it right back at him, resulting in it exploding in his face.
** In the fight between Frieza and Super Saiyan Goku, Goku spares Frieza ''twice''. The first time, Frieza's been beaten so badly that he's not even a challenge anymore, so Goku tries to leave, but nearly gets sliced open. The second time, [[spoiler:[[HoistByHisOwnPetard Frieza is cut in half by his own energy disc]]. Goku gives Frieza some of his energy to help him live, and starts flying away... only for Frieza to try to blast him again. One more blast from Goku ends the fight.]]

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** The fight with Mercenary Tao in the Red Ribbon Army Saga. arc. Tao surrenders and promises that he'll change his ways, but then throws a grenade at Goku as soon as the latter lets his guard down. down and debates if he's serious or not with Upa. Goku then throws kicks it right back at him, resulting in it exploding in his face.
face. [[WeCanRebuildHim Unfortunately...]]
** In the fight between Frieza and Super Saiyan Goku, Goku spares Frieza ''twice''. The first time, Frieza's been beaten so badly that he's not even a challenge anymore, so Goku tries to leave, but nearly gets sliced open. The second time, leave. Frieza tries to slice Goku open with energy discs, [[spoiler:[[HoistByHisOwnPetard Frieza is but loses track of them and gets cut in half by his own energy disc]]. himself]]. The second time, Goku gives Frieza some of his energy to help him live, live and have a shot at redemption, and starts flying away... only for Frieza to try to blast him again. One more blast with that same energy. Goku has no choice but to retaliate, and one counter-blast from Goku him ends the fight.]]]]
--->'''Goku''': You '''''FOOOOOOOL!!'''''


* Towards the climax of the ''Series/HoratioHornblower'' movie "The Even Chance"[[note]] Known as [[MarketBasedTitle "The Duel" in the US]][[/note]], Hornblower decides that Simpson is "Not worth the powder". Simpson attempts to stab him in the back for humiliating him, and is dispatched by [[TheCaptain Captain Pellew]] [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome via a several hundred yard precision snipe with a musket]].
-->'''Bowles:''' Exceptional shot, if I may say so, sir.\\

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* Towards the climax of the ''Series/HoratioHornblower'' movie "The Even Chance"[[note]] Known as [[MarketBasedTitle "The Duel" in the US]][[/note]], at the second duel Hornblower decides that Simpson is "Not "not worth the powder". Simpson attempts to stab him in the back for humiliating him, and is dispatched by [[TheCaptain Captain Pellew]] [[SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome Pellew via a several hundred yard precision snipe with a musket]].
musket.
-->'''Bowles:''' Exceptional Exceptionally fine shot, if Sir. If I may say so, sir.\\


** Scar [[NeverMyFault tries to shift the blame to the hyenas]] before his final confrontation with Simba. Unfortunately for him, the hyenas overhear and they aren't very pleased, and they were hungry...

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** Scar [[NeverMyFault [[JustGivingOrders tries to shift the blame to the hyenas]] before his final confrontation with Simba. Unfortunately for him, the hyenas overhear and they aren't very pleased, and they were hungry...

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