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** And and in an arguably more epic case, in the end of ''Ghost of Sparta'', [[spoiler: Kratos stands alone in the Suicidal Cliffs from the first game, having finally killed Thanatos, but lost his brother and his mother, pretty much severing any ties to humanity he had. As he looks down the cliff he tried jumping from the first game, he wonders horrified "By the Gods, What have I become?" once again. The Grave Digger from the first game, who is actually Zeus in disguise, stops digging his brother's grave and answers "Death. The Destroyer of Worlds]]. Which in a meta sense seems to be literally true, given everything Kratos does following it all.

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** And and in an arguably more epic case, in the end of ''Ghost ''[[VideoGame/GodOfWarGhostOfSparta Ghost of Sparta'', Sparta]]'', [[spoiler: Kratos stands alone in the Suicidal Cliffs from the first game, having finally killed Thanatos, but lost his brother and his mother, pretty much severing any ties to humanity he had. As he looks down the cliff he tried jumping from the first game, he wonders horrified "By the Gods, What have I become?" once again. The Grave Digger from the first game, who is actually Zeus in disguise, stops digging his brother's grave and answers "Death. The Destroyer of Worlds]]. Which in a meta sense seems to be literally true, given everything Kratos does following it all.


* ''VideoGame/GodOfWar II'' has an EasterEgg/experience bonus about a third of the way through the game, in the area with the ginormous horses chained to the island. [[GuideDangIt By activating a few particular spots where nothing actually seems to happen,]] the last one by a tree on an island gives Kratos a huge experience boost--while the camera turns skyward to observe "Now I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds" writing itself in the clouds.

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* ''VideoGame/GodOfWar II'' ''VideoGame/GodOfWarII'' has an EasterEgg/experience bonus about a third of the way through the game, in the area with the ginormous horses chained to the island. [[GuideDangIt By activating a few particular spots where nothing actually seems to happen,]] the last one by a tree on an island gives Kratos a huge experience boost--while the camera turns skyward to observe "Now I am become Death, the Destroyer of Worlds" writing itself in the clouds.


* ''VideoGame/{{Dragonfable}}'' has "Cry havoc and let loose the togs of war (I'm sure you'll find some use for them)" on a letter the hero recieves along with a bunch of creatures [[CaptainObvious called togs]].

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* ''VideoGame/{{Dragonfable}}'' has "Cry havoc and let loose the togs of war (I'm sure you'll find some use for them)" on a letter the hero recieves receives along with a bunch of creatures [[CaptainObvious called togs]].togs.



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* Some versions of the text adventure game [=AberMUD=] have this as a puzzle, of all things. On the way to Hell, you'll find the Hope Diamond, which is quite valuable. But the only way out again is through a certain gate...


* Creator/AgathaChristie's novel ''The Pale Horse''.

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* Creator/AgathaChristie's novel ''The Pale Horse''.
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* Death in the ''Franchise/{{Discworld}}'' novels does indeed have a pale horse. The fact that the horse's name is "Binky" is a clue that this is not exactly the standard model Death.



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* ''Series/StarTrekVoyager''. The episode "Mortal Coil" involves Neelix suffering angst after being brought back from the dead.




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* ''WesternAnimation/BatmanBeyondReturnOfTheJoker''. When one of his minions is foolish enough to defy him, the Joker says sardonically, "Ah brave new world... [[TooDumbToLive that has such putzes in it]]."


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* Quoth [=NTom64=] at the beginning of the LetsPlay/HellfireCommentaries playthrough of [[VideoGame.SonicTheHedgehog2006 Sonic 06]]: "Abandon hope, all ye who enter here, for this is the Sonic 06 playthrough." [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Co-commentator Fastest Thing Alive promptly follows it up with "You poor, poor, poor, poor bastards."]]

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* Quoth [=NTom64=] at the beginning of the LetsPlay/HellfireCommentaries playthrough of [[VideoGame.SonicTheHedgehog2006 Sonic 06]]: "Abandon hope, all ye who enter here, for this is the Sonic 06 playthrough." [[CrowningMomentOfFunny Co-commentator Fastest Thing Alive promptly follows it up with "You poor, poor, poor, poor bastards."]]
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* Quoted by Spock in both ''Film/{{Star Trek VI|TheUndiscoveredCountry}}'' and ''[[Film/StarTrek XI]]'' (and attributed by him, in the former, to "an ancestor of mine"!)

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* Quoted by Spock in both ''Film/{{Star Trek VI|TheUndiscoveredCountry}}'' and ''[[Film/StarTrek ''[[Film/StarTrek2009 XI]]'' (and attributed by him, in the former, to "an ancestor of mine"!)


* Keith Giffen's last arc on ''[[JusticeLeagueOfAmerica Justice League Europe]]'', the individual issue titles were taken from Yeats' "Second Coming", at least the first stanza: "Turning and Turning", "The Widening Gyre", "Things Fall Apart", et cetera.

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* Keith Giffen's last arc on ''[[JusticeLeagueOfAmerica ''[[ComicBook/JusticeLeague Justice League Europe]]'', the individual issue titles were taken from Yeats' "Second Coming", at least the first stanza: "Turning and Turning", "The Widening Gyre", "Things Fall Apart", et cetera.


* In ''Film/Gamera2:AdventofLegion'', the title monster's name comes from this very quote, as a JGSDF watches Soldier Legion swarm Gamera.

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* In ''Film/Gamera2:AdventofLegion'', ''Film/Gamera2AdventofLegion'', the title monster's name comes from this very quote, as a JGSDF watches Soldier Legion swarm Gamera.



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* In ''Film/Gamera2:AdventofLegion'', the title monster's name comes from this very quote, as a JGSDF watches Soldier Legion swarm Gamera.


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* ''[[VideoGame/ResidentEvilRevelations]]'' features a long-barreled Colt Python called the "Pale Rider." It also appears in the sequel.

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* As mentioned above, ''Halo'' features this reference several times throughout the series. When the Master Chief's mission shifts from finding the Index so Guilty Spark can fire Halo to stopping him from doing just that in "Two Betrayals," the song ''On a Pale Horse'' plays.

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