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Bob has fallen prey to a Literal Maneater. She is some sort of monster (alien, demon, vampire, etc.); who (at least superficially) resembles a beautiful woman, in order to attract obliviously unlucky men and then devour them. She (and they're usually a ''she'', though [[GenderInvertedTrope not]] [[SpearCounterpart always]]) is a very popular type of evil creature to appear on MonsterOfTheWeek style shows. Expect her to be MsFanservice, because that's how she lures in victims; although it's not too surprising if she turns out to be a [[TheGrotesque hideous]] [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapeshifter]] [[HumanDisguise who's only pretending to look like a beautiful human]].

Sub-trope of ToServeMan, ConsumingPassion, and DeathBySex. Despite the AnimalMotif involved, not inherently related to the BlackWidow trope, though a Literal Maneater who legally weds her victims before consuming them would be an example of both. Compare HornyDevils, who have sometimes been portrayed as seducing people before eating them.

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Bob has fallen prey to a Literal Maneater. She is some sort of monster (alien, demon, vampire, etc.); who (at least superficially) resembles a beautiful woman, in order to attract obliviously unlucky men and then devour them. She (and they're usually a ''she'', though [[GenderInvertedTrope not]] [[SpearCounterpart always]]) ''she'') is a very popular type of evil creature to appear on MonsterOfTheWeek style shows. Expect her to be MsFanservice, because that's how she lures in victims; although it's not too surprising if she turns out to be a [[TheGrotesque hideous]] [[VoluntaryShapeshifting shapeshifter]] [[HumanDisguise who's only pretending to look like a beautiful human]].

Sub-trope of ToServeMan, ConsumingPassion, ImAHumanitarian, and DeathBySex. Despite the AnimalMotif involved, not inherently related to the BlackWidow trope, though a Literal Maneater who legally weds her victims before consuming them would be an example of both. Compare HornyDevils, who have sometimes been portrayed as seducing people before eating them.


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* The giantess in the red dress and stilettos in the video for [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcnySvBW_X8 ''Panic'']] by Lucie. The lead singer develops an infatuation with her and, though she toys with him throughout the video, it's in a mostly flirtatious way. This all comes to a head at the end of the video when he decides to propose to her. She gladly takes the ring but almost immediately afterwards devours him on the spot.


* AudioPlay/AlienAbductionRolePlay: Ackt is rather blunt about her desire to eat the human within minutes of meeting them. Even after her HeelFaceTurn, her irrational desire to eat them does not go away, much to her horror.
** [[spoiler:She finally gets her chance to feast on some human flesh during her second feral episode when the crew feeds her Tori's corpse in an attempt to calm her down. [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone She is NOT happy about this.]]]]

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* AudioPlay/AlienAbductionRolePlay: Ackt is rather blunt about her desire to eat the human within minutes of meeting them. Even after her HeelFaceTurn, her irrational desire to eat them does not go away, much to her horror.
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horror. [[spoiler:She finally gets her chance to feast on some human flesh during her second feral episode when the crew feeds her Tori's corpse in an attempt to calm her down. [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone She is NOT happy about this.]]]]

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* AudioPlay/AlienAbductionRolePlay: Ackt is rather blunt about her desire to eat the human within minutes of meeting them. Even after her HeelFaceTurn, her irrational desire to eat them does not go away, much to her horror.
** [[spoiler:She finally gets her chance to feast on some human flesh during her second feral episode when the crew feeds her Tori's corpse in an attempt to calm her down. [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone She is NOT happy about this.]]]]
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* The villain of the ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' episode "Roadside Attraction" was a GiantSpider disguised as a human woman who lures in and eats men. Oddly, rather than take a young, beautiful form, she looks like a middle-aged woman with caked-on makeup. She apparently targets older gentlemen, and her charms do work on Stan Pines.

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* The villain of the ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' episode "Roadside Attraction" was a GiantSpider disguised as a human woman who lures in and eats men. Oddly, rather than take a young, beautiful form, she looks like a middle-aged woman with caked-on makeup. She apparently targets older gentlemen, men, especially "pick-up artists", and her charms do work she manages to turn the tables on Stan Pines.self-proclaimed charmer Grunkle Stan.


* The cannibalistic SerialKiller Jeffrey Dahmer was a gay example, [[InvitedAsDinner luring male victims into his home under sexual pretenses before murdering and partially consuming them]].

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* The cannibalistic infamous American SerialKiller Jeffrey Dahmer was a gay example, [[InvitedAsDinner luring male victims into his home under sexual pretenses before murdering and partially consuming them]].

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* In the ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' episode "Road to Rupert", Brian admits to Stewie that he accidentally sold the latter's teddy bear Rupert, and Stewie says that the act was more horrible than sex with Creator/SharonStone, who is depicted as just having had sex with a guy and finishes by devouring his head, praying mantis-style.


* The cannibalistic SerialKiller Jeffrey Dahmer was a gay example, luring male victims into his home under sexual pretenses, before murdering and partially consuming them.

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* The cannibalistic SerialKiller Jeffrey Dahmer was a gay example, [[InvitedAsDinner luring male victims into his home under sexual pretenses, pretenses before murdering and partially consuming them.them]].


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* Miroku from ''Manga/InuYasha'' meets a female mantis-demon who has killed and eaten a young princess and disguises herself in a human being's skin. She makes Miroku an erotic offer first, but then she shows her true form. However, as an inversion of this trope, Miroku can kill that demon.



* Miroku from ''Manga/InuYasha'' meets a female mantis-demon who has killed and eaten a young princess and disguises herself in a human being's skin. She makes Miroku an erotic offer first, but then she shows her true form. However, as an inversion of this trope, Miroku can kill that demon.



* Jennifer Check from ''Film/JennifersBody'' routinely devours her lovers as a consequence of being possessed by a succubus.
* Serleena in ''Film/MenInBlackII'' eats (offscreen ... well, ''on'' screen, but hidden by a bush) a would-be mugger/rapist in the first few minutes of the movie.



* Serleena in Film/MenInBlackII eats (offscreen ... well, ''on'' screen, but hidden by a bush) a would-be mugger/rapist in the first few minutes of the movie.
* Jennifer Check from ''Film/JennifersBody'' routinely devours her lovers as a consequence of being possessed by a succubus.



* In ''Literature/TheDracoTavern'' by Creator/LarryNiven, female Grey Mourners have the irresistible urge to try to eat their partners during sex. Since the rest of the time they and their partners would prefer that they didn't succeed, they practice polyandry so that a male not involved in the current sex act can give the female a prey animal to eat instead.



* In ''Literature/TheDracoTavern'' by Creator/LarryNiven, female Grey Mourners have the irresistible urge to try to eat their partners during sex. Since the rest of the time they and their partners would prefer that they didn't succeed, they practice polyandry so that a male not involved in the current sex act can give the female a prey animal to eat instead.



* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': In "Teacher's Pet", Xander is smitten by the substitute biology teacher, Ms. French, who turns out to be a giant praying mantis who needs a virgin male to fertilize her eggs before she devours him.



* ''Series/{{Lexx}}'': Lyekka is a PlantPerson {{Shapeshifter}} who takes the form of a seductive woman. She gives her victims a [[LotusEaterMachine pleasant, sexy fantasy]] to subdue them as they are devoured. This seems to be her species' predation strategy.
* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': The stranded alien fugitive in "Stranded" at one point transforms himself into a hot girl to lure a teenage boy closer so he can eat him.



* ''Series/TheOuterLimits1995'': The stranded alien fugitive in "Stranded" at one point transforms himself into a hot girl to lure a teenage boy closer so he can eat him.
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': In "Teacher's Pet", Xander is smitten by the substitute biology teacher, Ms. French, who turns out to be a giant praying mantis who needs a virgin male to fertilize her eggs before she devours him.
* ''Series/{{Lexx}}'': Lyekka is a PlantPerson {{Shapeshifter}} who takes the form of a seductive woman. She gives her victims a [[LotusEaterMachine pleasant, sexy fantasy]] to subdue them as they are devoured. This seems to be her species' predation strategy.



* In the ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'' universe, the Incubus is a large octopus-like creature that has magical powers that can make it appear as a desirable person to its prey. The critter's actual form isn't changed, only how others perceive it. One runner describes an encounter with it at the docks in the middle of the night, where his partner saw a beautiful naked woman and as he approached it, it attacked him and revealed itself as an Incubus.



* In the ''TabletopGame/{{Shadowrun}}'' universe, the Incubus is a large octopus-like creature that has magical powers that can make it appear as a desirable person to its prey. The critter's actual form isn't changed, only how others perceive it. One runner describes an encounter with it at the docks in the middle of the night, where his partner saw a beautiful naked woman and as he approached it, it attacked him and revealed itself as an Incubus.



* ''Webcomic/DoesNotPlayWellWithOthers'' has Naga, who is both a carnivore with a distinct preference for human flesh and a huge slut, so she frequently uses sex appeal to draw in potential meals. And if this results in her getting pregnant, [[OffingTheOffspring she just eats her egg as soon as she lays it]]. Nikki the vampire is also implied to do this, at least sometimes.



* ''Webcomic/DoesNotPlayWellWithOthers'' has Naga, who is both a carnivore with a distinct preference for human flesh and a huge slut, so she frequently uses sex appeal to draw in potential meals. And if this results in her getting pregnant, [[OffingTheOffspring she just eats her egg as soon as she lays it]]. Nikki the vampire is also implied to do this, at least sometimes.


** Averted in Pathfinder's Second Edition with several of the monsters that used to be this trope. Lamias and [[HarpingOnAboutHarpies Harpies]] are both specifically noted to include males of their species, so they no longer rely on seducing and killing humanoid males for their reproduction. They're still [[AlwaysChaoticEvil savage monsters]], of course, so they may very well still eat you. Just not as a sex thing.

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** Averted in Pathfinder's Second Edition with several of the monsters that used to be this trope. Lamias [[SnakePeople Lamias]] and [[HarpingOnAboutHarpies Harpies]] are both specifically noted to include males of their species, so they no longer rely on seducing and killing humanoid males for their reproduction. They're still [[AlwaysChaoticEvil savage monsters]], of course, so they may very well still eat you. Just not as a sex thing.



* In the ''WesternAnimation/TeamGalaxy'' episode "The Matchmaker", team member Yoko's well-meaning attempt to set up their teacher Mr. Spzoerscliipw' on a blind date goes horribly wrong when it turns out the attractive, if [[BigEater gluttonous]], GreenSkinnedSpaceBabe she pairs him with is actually a member of a race of shapeshifting [[InsectoidAlien alien praying mantises]] who seduce males to feed on them. The team has to rescue Mr. Spzoerscliipw' before she grows bored with her "appetizers" and moves on to the main course.



* The cannibalistic SerialKiller Jeffrey Dahmer was a gay example, luring male victims under sexual pretences.

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* The cannibalistic SerialKiller Jeffrey Dahmer was a gay example, luring male victims into his home under sexual pretences.pretenses, before murdering and partially consuming them.


Also see the FemmeFatale and TheVamp, who may also use their sexuality for evil purposes, but they don't eat their lovers (at least not literally). If a female monster preys on women rather than men, see LesbianVampire.

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Also see the FemmeFatale and TheVamp, who may also use their sexuality for evil purposes, but they don't eat their lovers (at least not literally). If For a type of female monster that preys on women rather than men, see the LesbianVampire.


Also see the FemmeFatale and TheVamp, who may also use their sexuality for evil purposes, but they don't eat their lovers (at least not literally). For an inversion of this trope -- a female monster who preys on women rather than men -- see the LesbianVampire.

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Also see the FemmeFatale and TheVamp, who may also use their sexuality for evil purposes, but they don't eat their lovers (at least not literally). For an inversion of this trope -- If a female monster who preys on women rather than men -- men, see the LesbianVampire.


* Lyekka from ''Series/{{Lexx}}'' is a man-eating plant, disguising as a girl.

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* ''Series/{{Lexx}}'': Lyekka from ''Series/{{Lexx}}'' is a man-eating plant, disguising PlantPerson {{Shapeshifter}} who takes the form of a seductive woman. She gives her victims a [[LotusEaterMachine pleasant, sexy fantasy]] to subdue them as a girl.they are devoured. This seems to be her species' predation strategy.


** Averted in Pathfinder's Second Edition with several of the monsters that used to be this trope. Lamias and Harpies are both specifically noted to include males of their species, so they no longer rely on seducing and killing humanoid males for their reproduction. They're still [[AlwaysChaoticEvil savage monsters]], of course, so they may very well still eat you. Just not as a sex thing.

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** Averted in Pathfinder's Second Edition with several of the monsters that used to be this trope. Lamias and Harpies [[HarpingOnAboutHarpies Harpies]] are both specifically noted to include males of their species, so they no longer rely on seducing and killing humanoid males for their reproduction. They're still [[AlwaysChaoticEvil savage monsters]], of course, so they may very well still eat you. Just not as a sex thing.

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** Averted in Pathfinder's Second Edition with several of the monsters that used to be this trope. Lamias and Harpies are both specifically noted to include males of their species, so they no longer rely on seducing and killing humanoid males for their reproduction. They're still [[AlwaysChaoticEvil savage monsters]], of course, so they may very well still eat you. Just not as a sex thing.


* The monster depicted in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5NqIsnyTG8 the video]] for "Don't Threaten Me with a Good Time" by Music/PanicAtTheDisco is an OtherworldlyAndSexuallyAmbiguous Sexual [[ImAHumanitarian Humanitarian]] that seduces and devours both men and women in [[YouAreWhoYouEat order to take their form.]]

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* The monster depicted in [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5NqIsnyTG8 the video]] for "Don't Threaten Me with a Good Time" by Music/PanicAtTheDisco is an OtherworldlyAndSexuallyAmbiguous Sexual [[ImAHumanitarian Humanitarian]] that seduces and devours both men and women in [[YouAreWhoYouEat order to take their form.]]

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