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* The Rockerboys in ''VideoGame/Cyberpunk2077'', a protest movement striking back against corporate and government overreach (same thing, really), have their iconic founder, musician Johnny Silverhand -- a character inherited from the ''Cyberpunk'' universe's [[TabletopGame/Cyberpunk2020 tabletop-RPG origins]]. He's believed to have been killed in the Fourth Corporate War, but in ''[=CP2077=]'' the protagonist discovers that a copy of his personality has survived via BrainUploading.


* In ''[[Literature/{{Gor}} Magicians of Gor]]'' Tarl and his friend Marcus start a rebellion in Ar by claiming to have heard of the "Delta Brigade" (named after the events in a previous book where the forces of Ar were defeated in a delta) and scratch deltas everywhere. There later becomes an actual Delta Brigade which they have nothing to do with It's like al-Qaeda - no one group has any interaction with any other group, they just call themselves that and engage in uncivil disobedience.

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* The Ralad symbol meaning "bird" or "freedom" is used by the Resistance in ''Literature/DeltoraQuest'' to identify members.
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''
** The Lilac flowers in ''Discworld/NightWatch''.
** The sign of the turtle in ''Discworld/SmallGods'', symbolising the rejection of the Omnian dogma that the world is spherical.
* Boko Berikuka in the ''Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse'' short story "Walkin' City Blues" is both a nickname for the walking city of the title, and a symbol of injustice for the city's working classes. It turns out [[spoiler:that the city is PoweredByAForsakenChild, and Boko Berikuka was the name of that child]].
* ''Literature/{{Gor}}'':
In ''[[Literature/{{Gor}} Magicians ''Magicians of Gor]]'' Gor'' Tarl and his friend Marcus start a rebellion in Ar by claiming to have heard of the "Delta Brigade" (named after the events in a previous book where the forces of Ar were defeated in a delta) and scratch deltas everywhere. There later becomes an actual Delta Brigade which they have nothing to do with It's like al-Qaeda - no one group has any interaction with any other group, they just call themselves that and engage in uncivil disobedience.



* In the prequel ''Literature/LegendsOfDune'' novels, Serena Butler's infant son Manion becomes the symbol of what becomes known as the Butlerian Jihad against the tyrannical [[AIIsACrapshoot Thinking Machines]], after he is thrown from a balcony by the robot Erasmus. He becomes the first martyr in the fight as Manion the Innocent. "Saint" Serena herself joins the ranks of martyrs after she lets herself be taken and killed by the machines to invigorate the masses.
** Serena's grand-niece Rayna Butler is this for the Butlerian movement during and after the Jihad. She herself becomes yet another martyr when she is publicly assassinated by someone opposing her radical anti-technology views. Rayna's NumberTwo Manford Torondo, who lost his legs from a bomb, becomes another strong symbol for the movement, although it's less about rebellion now and more about (in their twisted minds) keeping the Imperium from becoming dependent on technology again. Manford's followers (especially his loyal Swordmaster Anari Idaho, who always carries him on her back) see him as nothing less than a living saint.



* In ''Literature/MistbornTheOriginalTrilogy'', Kelsier invokes this in his rebellion against the [[GodEmperor Lord Ruler]]. Up close, he slowly reveals himself to be an outright SociopathicHero, but as the ever-smiling "Survivor of Hathsin", he's a HopeBringer and highly charismatic leader who rallies the masses [[spoiler:and whose ThanatosGambit cements him in this role as a messianic religious figure for centuries]].



-->A matchstick drawing of a little horned devil with big grin and forked tail. Sometimes he was stabbing a fat man with a pitchfork. Sometimes just his face would appear, big grin and horns, until shortly even horns and grin meant "Simon was here".
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''
** The Lilac flowers in ''Discworld/NightWatch''.
** The sign of the turtle in ''Discworld/SmallGods'', symbolising the rejection of the Omnian dogma that the world is spherical.
* In the ''Literature/DaughterOfTheLioness'' series by Creator/TamoraPierce, the symbol for the cultural uprising of an ethnic group enslaved and kept on the bottom rung of society was a crude broken manacle: three small circles as a chain attached to a larger broken circle. This tiny sign of the underground rebellion could be seen anywhere--vegetable stands, scratched into the corners of glass windows.
* In the prequel ''LegendsOfDune'' novels, Serena Butler's infant son Manion becomes the symbol of what becomes known as the Butlerian Jihad against the tyrannical [[AIIsACrapshoot Thinking Machines]], after he is thrown from a balcony by the robot Erasmus. He becomes the first martyr in the fight as Manion the Innocent. "Saint" Serena herself joins the ranks of martyrs after she lets herself be taken and killed by the machines to invigorate the masses.
** Serena's grand-niece Rayna Butler is this for the Butlerian movement during and after the Jihad. She herself becomes yet another martyr when she is publicly assassinated by someone opposing her radical anti-technology views. Rayna's NumberTwo Manford Torondo, who lost his legs from a bomb, becomes another strong symbol for the movement, although it's less about rebellion now and more about (in their twisted minds) keeping the Imperium from becoming dependent on technology again. Manford's followers (especially his loyal Swordmaster Anari Idaho, who always carries him on her back) see him as nothing less than a living saint.
* Boko Berikuka in the ''Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse'' short story "Walkin' City Blues" is both a nickname for the walking city of the title, and a symbol of injustice for the city's working classes. It turns out [[spoiler: that the city is PoweredByAForsakenChild, and Boko Berikuka was the name of that child]].

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-->A --->A matchstick drawing of a little horned devil with big grin and forked tail. Sometimes he was stabbing a fat man with a pitchfork. Sometimes just his face would appear, big grin and horns, until shortly even horns and grin meant "Simon was here".
* ''Literature/{{Discworld}}''
** The Lilac flowers in ''Discworld/NightWatch''.
** The sign of the turtle in ''Discworld/SmallGods'', symbolising the rejection of the Omnian dogma that the world is spherical.
* In the ''Literature/DaughterOfTheLioness'' series by Creator/TamoraPierce, the symbol for the cultural uprising of an ethnic group enslaved and kept on the bottom rung of society was a crude broken manacle: three small circles as a chain attached to a larger broken circle. This tiny sign of the underground rebellion could be seen anywhere--vegetable stands, scratched into the corners of glass windows.
* In the prequel ''LegendsOfDune'' novels, Serena Butler's infant son Manion becomes the symbol of what becomes known as the Butlerian Jihad against the tyrannical [[AIIsACrapshoot Thinking Machines]], after he is thrown from a balcony by the robot Erasmus. He becomes the first martyr in the fight as Manion the Innocent. "Saint" Serena herself joins the ranks of martyrs after she lets herself be taken and killed by the machines to invigorate the masses.
** Serena's grand-niece Rayna Butler is this for the Butlerian movement during and after the Jihad. She herself becomes yet another martyr when she is publicly assassinated by someone opposing her radical anti-technology views. Rayna's NumberTwo Manford Torondo, who lost his legs from a bomb, becomes another strong symbol for the movement, although it's less about rebellion now and more about (in their twisted minds) keeping the Imperium from becoming dependent on technology again. Manford's followers (especially his loyal Swordmaster Anari Idaho, who always carries him on her back) see him as nothing less than a living saint.
* Boko Berikuka in the ''Franchise/DoctorWhoExpandedUniverse'' short story "Walkin' City Blues" is both a nickname for the walking city of the title, and a symbol of injustice for the city's working classes. It turns out [[spoiler: that the city is PoweredByAForsakenChild, and Boko Berikuka was the name of that child]].
here".



* The Ralad symbol meaning "bird" or "freedom" is used by the Resistance in ''Literature/DeltoraQuest'' to identify members.
* In ''Literature/MistbornTheOriginalTrilogy'', Kelsier invokes this in his rebellion against the [[GodEmperor Lord Ruler]]. Up close, he slowly reveals himself to be an outright SociopathicHero, but as the ever-smiling "Survivor of Hathsin", he's a HopeBringer and highly charismatic leader who rallies the masses [[spoiler:and whose ThanatosGambit cements him in this role as a messianic religious figure for centuries]].

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* The Ralad ''Literature/TortallUniverse'': In the ''Literature/TrickstersDuet'', the symbol meaning "bird" or "freedom" is used by for the Resistance in ''Literature/DeltoraQuest'' cultural uprising of an ethnic group enslaved and kept on the bottom rung of society is a crude broken manacle: three small circles as a chain attached to identify members.
* In ''Literature/MistbornTheOriginalTrilogy'', Kelsier invokes this in his
a larger broken circle. This tiny sign of the underground rebellion against could be seen anywhere — vegetable stands, scratched into the [[GodEmperor Lord Ruler]]. Up close, he slowly reveals himself to be an outright SociopathicHero, but as the ever-smiling "Survivor corners of Hathsin", he's a HopeBringer and highly charismatic leader who rallies the masses [[spoiler:and whose ThanatosGambit cements him in this role as a messianic religious figure for centuries]].glass windows.



* In the ''Series/EnemyAtTheDoor'' episode "V for Victory", the V sign is used to express disaffection with the German occupiers, with cut-out paper Vs appearing in unexpected places, painted Vs appearing on walls, and an enormous burning V appearing in a field one night.



* In the ''Series/EnemyAtTheDoor'' episode "V for Victory", the V sign is used to express disaffection with the German occupiers, with cut-out paper Vs appearing in unexpected places, painted Vs appearing on walls, and an enormous burning V appearing in a field one night.


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** Guy Fawkes masks have also become synonymous with the Occupy Wall Street protests. [[TheManIsStickingItToTheMan Amusingly, these masks are copyrighted themselves]] and MegaCorp [[{{Irony}} Time Warner has made a significant profit selling them to protesters.]]

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** Guy Fawkes masks have also become synonymous with the Occupy Wall Street protests. [[TheManIsStickingItToTheMan Amusingly, these masks are copyrighted themselves]] themselves and MegaCorp [[{{Irony}} Time Warner has made a significant profit selling them to protesters.]]



* The inverted cross is often used as a symbol of anti-Christian rebellion. Generally, however, people forget it is actually the symbol of St Peter (who, it is said, asked to be crucified upside-down out of respect for his Rabbi, [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation and/or]] as a "screw you" to the Romans, with his request one-upping them in power), and as such is often used by the Catholic Church as a specific symbol representing him and the Pope.

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* The inverted cross is often used as a symbol of anti-Christian rebellion. Generally, however, people forget it is actually the symbol of St Peter (who, it is said, asked to be crucified upside-down out of respect for his Rabbi, [[AlternateCharacterInterpretation and/or]] and/or as a "screw you" to the Romans, with his request one-upping them in power), and as such is often used by the Catholic Church as a specific symbol representing him and the Pope.



*** There is an UrbanLegend about when they announced at the Mexico City Theater that France had invaded Mexico at 1839, the audience, out of PatrioticFervor, stand out to sing ''La Marseillaise''. At that time, Mexico still didn't have a National Anthem, and the Mexican audience felt ''La Marseillaise'' was a song about [[UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution heroes fighting for Liberty]], and they felt the song represented them better than TheEmpire France was at that time. It's also important to note that "La Marseillaise" was suppressed at the time by the French government. Authoritarian French governments saw that song as too revolutionary for a national anthem and it would take years before they embraced it.

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*** There is an UrbanLegend about when they announced at the Mexico City Theater that France had invaded Mexico at 1839, the audience, out of PatrioticFervor, stand out to sing ''La Marseillaise''. At that time, Mexico still didn't have a National Anthem, and the Mexican audience felt ''La Marseillaise'' was a song about [[UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution heroes fighting for Liberty]], and they felt the song represented them better than TheEmpire France was at that time. It's also important to note that "La Marseillaise" was suppressed at the time by the French government. Authoritarian French governments saw that song as too revolutionary for a national anthem and it would take years before they embraced it.



** Also the "Don't tread on me" snake flag and the forerunners of the Stars and Stripes.
** The “Stars and Bars” aka The Confederate Flag during UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar. However, considering [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain what the rebellion was about]], it [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement can be a controversial symbol of rebellion]].
** The "Come and Take It" flag from the Texas revolution. The "1824" flag is growing in popularity as well.

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** Also the * The "Don't tread on me" snake flag and the forerunners of the Stars and Stripes.
** * The “Stars "Stars and Bars” Bars" aka The Confederate Flag during UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar. However, considering [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain what the rebellion was about]], it [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement can be a controversial symbol of rebellion]].
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The "Come and Take It" flag from the Texas revolution. The "1824" flag is growing in popularity as well.



* UsefulNotes/CheGuevara's face has been made the the symbol of rebellious communists. [[TheManIsStickingItToTheMan Ironically, it's also been utilized as icon to sell products by capitalism, which Che opposed.]]

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* UsefulNotes/CheGuevara's face has been made the the symbol of rebellious communists. [[TheManIsStickingItToTheMan Ironically, it's also been utilized as icon to sell products by capitalism, which Che opposed.]]



* When a Pope became deeply unpopular in Rome in the late 1700's, the acronym I.S.S.S.V became a widespread graffiti. it stood for ''I Settembre sera sede vacante'' - ''In September the Throne will become vacant''. The Pope in question is thought to have become deeply unsettled by this; he did indeed die of natural causes befroe the following September.
* The yellow high-vis gilets worn by demonstrators in Paris in late 2018 became symbolic of popular resitance to an unpopular government, and have been adopted by protestors in other countries.

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* When a Pope became deeply unpopular in Rome in the late 1700's, the acronym I.S.S.S.V became a widespread graffiti. it stood for ''I Settembre sera sede vacante'' - ''In September the Throne will become vacant''. The Pope in question is thought to have become deeply unsettled by this; he did indeed die of natural causes befroe before the following September.
* The yellow high-vis gilets worn by demonstrators in Paris in late 2018 became symbolic of popular resitance resistance to an unpopular government, and have been adopted by protestors in other countries.
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*** There is an UrbanLegend about when they announced at the Mexico City Theater that France had invaded Mexico at 1839, the audience, out of PatrioticFervor, stand out to sing ''La Marseillaise''. At that time, Mexico still didn�t have a National Anthem, and the Mexican audience felt ''La Marseillaise'' was a song about [[UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution heroes fighting for Liberty]], and they felt the song represented them better than TheEmpire France was at that time. It's also important to note that "La Marseillaise" was suppressed at the time by the French government. Authoritarian French governments saw that song as too revolutionary for a national anthem and it would take years before they embraced it.

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*** There is an UrbanLegend about when they announced at the Mexico City Theater that France had invaded Mexico at 1839, the audience, out of PatrioticFervor, stand out to sing ''La Marseillaise''. At that time, Mexico still didn�t didn't have a National Anthem, and the Mexican audience felt ''La Marseillaise'' was a song about [[UsefulNotes/TheFrenchRevolution heroes fighting for Liberty]], and they felt the song represented them better than TheEmpire France was at that time. It's also important to note that "La Marseillaise" was suppressed at the time by the French government. Authoritarian French governments saw that song as too revolutionary for a national anthem and it would take years before they embraced it.

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** The "Come and Take It" flag from the Texas revolution. The "1824" flag is growing in popularity as well.


** The “Stars and Bars” aka The Confederate Flag during UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar. However, considering [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain what the rebellion was about]], it [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement can be a controversial symbol of rebellion]].

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** The “Stars and Bars” aka The Confederate Flag during UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar. However, considering [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain what the rebellion was about]], it [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement [[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement can be a controversial symbol of rebellion]].



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* ''ComicBook/WonderWoman1987'': When Diana's leading an intergalactic resistance made up of escaped and liberated slaves she is what her resistance fighters are rallying behind despite their very different cultures and creeds. It's mentioned that her symbol has been seen tagging things in the capitol indicating she has support among the kreel too, since there are no slaves there.


* Ayatollah Khomeini's posters during the Islamic Revolution in UsefulNotes/{{Iran}}.

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* Ayatollah Khomeini's posters during the Islamic 79 Revolution in UsefulNotes/{{Iran}}.UsefulNotes/{{Iran}}.
** Shiny emerald green bracelets were worn by the supporters of the liberal presidential candidate Mir Hossein Mousavi before the 2007 election. When Ahmadinejad's victory was announced and Mousavi was taken into house arrest they became a symbol of resistance, with more serious rebels also wearing green face masks or symbolic mouth-tape during the riots
*** The "V" hand sign is also associated with the Greens
** The Lion and Sun emblem has been a symbol of Iranian nationalism since it was replaced with the "towheed" in 79. It's probably the only thing Pahlavi supporters have in common with The People's Mojahedin (The People's Mojahedin, despite being communists barely ever used Hammer and Sickle iconography (Mohammad Reza Shah's government was pretty big on the whole RedScare thing) but their version of the Lion and Sun has a Star above it that distinguishes it from the monarchist Lion and Sun)



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* When a Pope became deeply unpopular in Rome in the late 1700's, the acronym I.S.S.S.V became a widespread graffiti. it stood for ''I Settembre sera sede vacante'' - ''In September the Throne will become vacant''. The Pope in question is thought to have become deeply unsettled by this; he did indeed die of natural causes befroe the following September.
* The yellow high-vis gilets worn by demonstrators in Paris in late 2018 became symbolic of popular resitance to an unpopular government, and have been adopted by protestors in other countries.



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[[caption-width-right:350:[[Film/VForVendetta "Beneath this mask there is more than flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea, Mr. Creedy. And ideas are bulletproof."]]]]

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** The “Stars and Bars” aka The Confederate Flag during UsefulNotes/TheAmericanCivilWar. However, considering [[PoliticallyIncorrectVillain what the rebellion was about]], it [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgement can be a controversial symbol of rebellion]].


* In ''Literature/MistbornTheOriginalTrilogy'', Kelsier invokes this in his rebellion against the [[GodEmperor Lord Ruler]]. Up close, he slowly reveals himself to be an outright SociopathicHero, but as the ever-smiling "Survivor of Hasthin", he's a HopeBringer and highly charismatic leader who rallies the masses [[spoiler:and whose ThanatosGambit cements him in this role as a messianic religious figure for centuries]].

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* In ''Literature/MistbornTheOriginalTrilogy'', Kelsier invokes this in his rebellion against the [[GodEmperor Lord Ruler]]. Up close, he slowly reveals himself to be an outright SociopathicHero, but as the ever-smiling "Survivor of Hasthin", Hathsin", he's a HopeBringer and highly charismatic leader who rallies the masses [[spoiler:and whose ThanatosGambit cements him in this role as a messianic religious figure for centuries]].


* OlderThanFeudalism: the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fish_symbol Ichthys]] was a symbol for the persecuted Christians in Roman times. Written in Greek, the initials of "Jesus Christ God's son Savior" spelled Ichthys, the Greek word for fish.

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* OlderThanFeudalism: the [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fish_symbol Ichthys]] was a symbol for the persecuted Christians in Roman times. Written in Greek, the initials of "Jesus Christ God's son Savior" [[FunWithAcronyms spelled Ichthys, the Greek word for fish.]]


* Communists have the red star and the hammer and sickle, originating in [[RedOctober Soviet]] iconography. However, the color red as a symbol of revolution and/or socialism is [[OlderThanTheyThink much older than Marxist-Leninism]].

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* Communists have the red star and the hammer and sickle, originating in [[RedOctober [[UsefulNotes/RedOctober Soviet]] iconography. However, the color red as a symbol of revolution and/or socialism is [[OlderThanTheyThink much older than Marxist-Leninism]].


->''"[[FolkHero The Champion]]'s name became a rallying cry, a reminder the mighty templars could be defied."''

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