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* Acknowledged but subverted in the ''Series/OnceUponATime''/''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' crossover ''Fanfic/OnceUPonASupernaturalTime''; once the curse is broken, the people of Storybrooke are concerned that the Winchesters are going to kill them just because they're supernatural creatures, but Dean and Sam both affirm that they're not going to kill the residents of the town just because they're magical, and Sam is explicitly relieved to find proof that Ruby is different from the werewolves of his world as there are ways for her to control her transformation.

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* Acknowledged but subverted in the ''Series/OnceUponATime''/''Series/{{Supernatural}}'' crossover ''Fanfic/OnceUPonASupernaturalTime''; ''Fanfic/OnceUponASupernaturalTime''; once the curse is broken, the people of Storybrooke are concerned that the Winchesters are going to kill them just because they're supernatural creatures, but Dean and Sam both affirm that they're not going to kill the residents of the town just because they're magical, and Sam is explicitly relieved to find proof that Ruby is different from the werewolves of his world as there are ways for her to control her transformation.


* In ''Manhwa/WitchHunter'', the whole plot was kick-started when a new religion speaking out against Witches, a group of women who are able to wield supernatural powers, started wide scale witch hunts, killing countless innocent witches. In answer to this, two of the most powerful witches--who are without a doubt sadistic warmongerers who enjoy carnage--and their followers started their own genocide against humanity, killing almost 2/3 of all humans on ''Earth''. The world scale organization humans formed to combat these witches {{subvert|edTrope}}s this trope by having made it their mission to ''limit'' witch deaths, instead capturing them alive and draining their magic, which has proven to be the reason so many of the humanity-hating ones are insane in the first place. They even employ and protect witches who are willing to fight for humanity and are, in fact, the only organization that treats humans and witches as equals.

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* In ''Manhwa/WitchHunter'', the whole plot was kick-started when a new religion speaking out against Witches, a group of women who are able to wield supernatural powers, started wide scale witch hunts, killing countless innocent witches. In answer to this, [[BigBadDuumvirate North and South]], two of the most powerful witches--who are without a doubt sadistic warmongerers who enjoy carnage--and their followers started their own genocide against humanity, killing almost 2/3 of all humans on ''Earth''. The world scale organization humans formed to combat these witches {{subvert|edTrope}}s this trope by having made it their mission to ''limit'' witch deaths, instead capturing them alive and draining their magic, which has proven to be the reason so many of the humanity-hating ones are insane in the first place. They even employ and protect witches who are willing to fight for humanity and are, in fact, the only organization that treats humans and witches as equals.


* ''ComicBook/CaptainBritainAndMI13'' had an arc where ComicBook/{{Blade}} joins the team to deal with a supernatural menace. Spitfire, who shows vampiric traits due to a WWII-era attack by a vampire, is on the team. When Blade first meets her, he tries to stake her. They soon end up in an EnemyMine situation ([[NinjaPirateZombieRobot Dracula launching vampire missiles at Britain from his castle on the moon]]). They later start dating, making the attempted staking an unorthodox MeetCute.

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* ''ComicBook/CaptainBritainAndMI13'' had an arc where ComicBook/{{Blade}} joins the team to deal with a supernatural menace. Spitfire, who shows vampiric traits due to a WWII-era attack by a vampire, is on the team. When Blade first meets her, he tries to stake her. They soon end up in an EnemyMine situation ([[NinjaPirateZombieRobot (namely, [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot Dracula launching vampire missiles at Britain from his castle on the moon]]). They later start dating, making the attempted staking an unorthodox MeetCute.


* ''ComicBook/CaptainBritainAndMI13'' had an arc where ComicBook/{{Blade}} joins the team to deal with a supernatural menace. Spitfire, who shows vampiric traits due to a WWII-era attack by a vampire, is on the team. When Blade first meets her, he tries to stake her. They soon end up in an EnemyMine situation (Dracula launching vampire missiles at Britain from his castle on the moon). They later start dating, making the attempted staking an unorthodox MeetCute.

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* ''ComicBook/CaptainBritainAndMI13'' had an arc where ComicBook/{{Blade}} joins the team to deal with a supernatural menace. Spitfire, who shows vampiric traits due to a WWII-era attack by a vampire, is on the team. When Blade first meets her, he tries to stake her. They soon end up in an EnemyMine situation (Dracula ([[NinjaPirateZombieRobot Dracula launching vampire missiles at Britain from his castle on the moon).moon]]). They later start dating, making the attempted staking an unorthodox MeetCute.

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* ''Film/TheShapeOfWater''. Since the Amphibian Man (an {{expy}} for the Film/CreatureFromTheBlackLagoon) is actually the film's romantic hero, the monster hunter - who would have been the hero if the movie were made in the '50s or '60s - is the villain, and his contempt for the creature is specifically linked to his more mundane bigotries.


** The Queen of Storms and her followers, a faction of [[DarkMagicalGirl Twilight Princesses]] who are forced to follow this trope by doctrine. Their ideal is that [[TheDarkSide the Darkness]] must be destroyed no matter what, meaning they will just as easily kill AlwaysChaoticEvil [[TheHeartless Darkspawns]] and [[HumanoidAbomination Mnemosyne]] who actively try to harm people as they will kill people slightly corrupted by it against their will and who could still could be saved. Showing mercy to anything tainted or consumed by Darkness will cause them to lose access to part of their power, which they can then only restore by hurting themselves to near the point of unconsciousness.
** [[TabletopGame/HunterTheVigil Hunters]] have a tendency to assume that Princesses are just a weird variant of witches and attack on sight. Even if the Hunters do understand the truth, they don't necessarily change their policies. Task Force Valkyrie consider the Princesses illegal magical vigilantes and invading agents of foreign powers.

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** *** The Queen of Storms and her followers, a faction of [[DarkMagicalGirl Twilight Princesses]] who are forced to follow this trope by doctrine. Their ideal is that [[TheDarkSide the Darkness]] must be destroyed no matter what, meaning they will just as easily kill AlwaysChaoticEvil [[TheHeartless Darkspawns]] and [[HumanoidAbomination Mnemosyne]] who actively try to harm people as they will kill people slightly corrupted by it against their will and who could still could be saved. Showing mercy to anything tainted or consumed by Darkness will cause them to lose access to part of their power, which they can then only restore by hurting themselves to near the point of unconsciousness.
** *** [[TabletopGame/HunterTheVigil Hunters]] have a tendency to assume that Princesses are just a weird variant of witches and attack on sight. Even if the Hunters do understand the truth, they don't necessarily change their policies. Task Force Valkyrie consider the Princesses illegal magical vigilantes and invading agents of foreign powers.


** Fan-made game line ''TabletopGame/PrincessTheHopeful'' has the Queen of Storms and her followers, a faction of [[DarkMagicalGirl Twilight Princesses]] who are forced to follow this trope by doctrine. Their ideal is that [[TheDarkSide the Darkness]] must be destroyed no matter what, meaning they will just as easily kill AlwaysChaoticEvil [[TheHeartless Darkspawns]] and [[HumanoidAbomination Mnemosyne]] who actively try to harm people as they will kill people slightly corrupted by it against their will and who could still could be saved. Showing mercy to anything tainted or consumed by Darkness will cause them to lose access to part of their power, which they can then only restore by hurting themselves to near the point of unconsciousness.

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** Fan-made game line ''TabletopGame/PrincessTheHopeful'' has the ''TabletopGame/PrincessTheHopeful'':
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Queen of Storms and her followers, a faction of [[DarkMagicalGirl Twilight Princesses]] who are forced to follow this trope by doctrine. Their ideal is that [[TheDarkSide the Darkness]] must be destroyed no matter what, meaning they will just as easily kill AlwaysChaoticEvil [[TheHeartless Darkspawns]] and [[HumanoidAbomination Mnemosyne]] who actively try to harm people as they will kill people slightly corrupted by it against their will and who could still could be saved. Showing mercy to anything tainted or consumed by Darkness will cause them to lose access to part of their power, which they can then only restore by hurting themselves to near the point of unconsciousness.unconsciousness.
** [[TabletopGame/HunterTheVigil Hunters]] have a tendency to assume that Princesses are just a weird variant of witches and attack on sight. Even if the Hunters do understand the truth, they don't necessarily change their policies. Task Force Valkyrie consider the Princesses illegal magical vigilantes and invading agents of foreign powers.


* In ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry'', Lady was introduced as a demon hunter to believed all demons are evil. Dante helps convince her that not all demons are evil and not all humans are good.

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* In ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry'', ''VideoGame/DevilMayCry3'', Lady was introduced as a demon hunter to who believed all demons are evil. Dante helps convince her that not all demons are evil evil, and that not all humans are good.


* In the second play in Franchise/{{Tsukipro}}'s SQS series, the villain, essentially a curse turned human, is going around massacring villages of humans [[ForTheEvulz for entertainment]]. In response to this, the humans blame all {{yokai}}, including the main characters. They escape for a time, and defeat the villain, but in the end, [[spoiler: Shiki, Shuten Douji, lets the angry mob kill him to generate the magic needed to send Tsubasa and Eichi [[TrappedInAnotherWorld back to the human world]]. So they return, and the last thing the audience sees of the other world is [[BolivianArmyEnding Shiki standing at the humans rush onto him]].]]

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* In the second play in Franchise/{{Tsukipro}}'s Music/{{Tsukipro}}'s SQS series, the villain, essentially a curse turned human, is going around massacring villages of humans [[ForTheEvulz for entertainment]]. In response to this, the humans blame all {{yokai}}, including the main characters. They escape for a time, and defeat the villain, but in the end, [[spoiler: Shiki, Shuten Douji, lets the angry mob kill him to generate the magic needed to send Tsubasa and Eichi [[TrappedInAnotherWorld back to the human world]]. So they return, and the last thing the audience sees of the other world is [[BolivianArmyEnding Shiki standing at the humans rush onto him]].]]


** The Repliforce incident was something of a BrokenAesop with regard to this. Repliforce, standing accused of destroying a city, not only refuses to come in for questioning to help clear their names, but spouts some nonsensical self-entitled military philosophy as justification (Colonel himself acting like being asked to disarm before coming in for questioning is some huge disgrace), instead of more legitimate concerns like fear of being scapegoated. Adding to their actions during the course of the game (launching a coup, occupying several cities, Storm Owl terrorizing the skies in a space fortress, and Jet Stingray destroying a city... the last one being exactly what they were framed for and causing them to be declared Maverick in the first place), painting Repliforce as unfortunate victims of an unfair government just seems like whitewashing.

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** The Repliforce incident was something of a BrokenAesop with regard to this. Repliforce, standing accused of destroying a city, not only refuses to come in for questioning to help clear their names, but spouts some nonsensical self-entitled military philosophy as justification (Colonel himself acting like being asked to disarm before coming in for questioning [[SkewedPriorities is some huge disgrace), a bigger disgrace than the city-destroying accusations]]), instead of more legitimate concerns like fear of being scapegoated. Adding to their actions during the course of the game (launching a coup, occupying several cities, Storm Owl terrorizing the skies in a space fortress, and Jet Stingray destroying a city... the last one being exactly what they were framed for and causing them to be declared Maverick in the first place), place, not to mention Magma Dragoon also betraying the Maverick Hunters [[BloodKnight solely to fight X or Zero]]), painting Repliforce as unfortunate victims of an unfair government just seems like whitewashing.


* In ''VideoGame/TheWitcher'', there are [[spoiler:High Vampires running a high-end brothel who drink the blood of customers without turning them]] and [[spoiler:a Franchise/{{Batman}}esqe, crime-fighting werewolf]]. Both present conflicts for Geralt, a Witcher, whose sole purpose is to destroy monsters. In the books, Geralt clearly states at a few points that his moral codex does not allow him to kill sentient beings (like vampires, werewolves, and dragons) without provocation or evidence of their evildoings. And Geralt's explanation for why peasants keep believing in monsters imagined by themselves (while still existing in fantasy setting)? They want to know there's something more monstrous than them. It is stated that vampires are simply another race that came there during Conjunction, and that they reproduce 'normally' (blood is only an equivalent of alcohol for them and can be eliminated from their diet completely.) Geralt's definition of "monster" includes humans too. While his silver sword is more suited for slaying supernatural beings and his steel sword is more suited for killing humans, he says that both are for monsters.

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* In ''VideoGame/TheWitcher'', there are [[spoiler:High Vampires running a high-end brothel who drink the blood of customers without turning them]] and [[spoiler:a Franchise/{{Batman}}esqe, Franchise/{{Batman}}esque crime-fighting werewolf]]. Both present conflicts for Geralt, a Witcher, whose sole purpose is to destroy monsters. In the books, Geralt clearly states at a few points that his moral codex does not allow him to kill sentient beings (like vampires, werewolves, and dragons) without provocation or evidence of their evildoings. And Geralt's explanation for why peasants keep believing in monsters imagined by themselves (while still existing in fantasy setting)? They want to know there's something more monstrous than them. It is stated that vampires are simply another race that came there during Conjunction, and that they reproduce 'normally' (blood is only an equivalent of alcohol for them and can be eliminated from their diet completely.) completely). Geralt's definition of "monster" includes humans too. While his silver sword is more suited for slaying supernatural beings and his steel sword is more suited for killing humans, he says that both are for monsters.



* A low-level version of this is kind of a running theme in ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}''. Playable characters (particularly Reimu) tend to attack youkai just for being youkai (and the majority are reasonbly decent people). It's even pretty much the entire reason that the 12th game happened (except for Marisa, who was just thought it would be interesting). On the other hand, combat is non-lethal, and some oddball metaphysics makes conflict between humans and youkai necessary, so...
* Shades of this appear in later ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' games; the Maverick Hunters dutifully destroy any Reploid that goes "Maverick", according to their standards...which would be fine, if those standards were limited to those Reploids actively infected with TheVirus or deliberately causing grievous harm to humanity and/or Reploidkind. Unfortunately, it seems to encompass ''any'' form of resistance against the natural order of things, including otherwise non-hostile acts like exiling themselves to their own space colony (''VideoGame/MegaManX4''), or merely having traits that could potentially cause problems with controlling them (''VideoGame/MegaManX6''). In fact, [[AllThereInTheManual it's revealed in]] ''VideoGame/MegaManX5'' that the Maverick Hunter commander in charge during ''X4'' retired in disgrace for ''mis''applying the label of "Maverick" on Repliforce, and thus causing the deaths of hundreds of thousands of innocent Reploids. Doesn't stop X or Zero from blowing away their DesignatedVillain targets, though.
** The Repliforce incident was something of a BrokenAesop with regard to this. Repliforce, standing accused of destroying a city, not only refuse to come in for questioning to help clear their names, but spout some nonsensical self-entitled military philosophy as justification, instead of more legitimate concerns like fear of being scapegoated. Adding to their actions during the course of the game (launching a coup, occupying several cities, Storm Owl terrorizing the skies in a space fortress, and Jet Stingray destroying a city... the last one being exactly what they were framed for and causing them to be declared Maverick in the first place), painting Repliforce as unfortunate victims of an unfair government just seems like whitewashing.
*** An often overlooked but crucial detail is that X and Zero (and Axl) give them a choice. They always come asking for cooperation or surrender and are refused each time, with the (sometimes suspected) Maverick opting to try to murder what are effectively police officers instead of complying. Colonel refused every offer to stop the coup and surrender, as did all the rest of the Repliforce soldiers, and the only Reploid in ''X5'' who didn't want to waste time fighting was Squid Adler, who unfortunately succumbed to the [[TheVirus The Sigma Virus]] immediately after agreeing to help them. One of the saddest cases was Rainy Turtloid, created by Gate who was given extremely durable armor for navigating through dangerous areas. He was feared for what he could do ''if'' he turned evil and Gate was punished for opposing the decision to weaken him so he'd be less of a potential threat. In the end, he took his own life so Gate wouldn't suffer further ramifications before being resurrected in ''X6''. He said he knew where X or Zero was coming from, (Gate now being insane) but [[UndyingLoyalty he couldn't bring himself to betray the one person who gave him a second chance.]] For his part, X was shown to be horrified at the thought of fighting him.

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* A low-level version of this is kind of a running theme in ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}''. Playable characters (particularly Reimu) tend to attack youkai just for being youkai (and the majority are reasonbly reasonably decent people). It's even pretty much the entire reason that the 12th game happened (except for Marisa, who was just thought it would be interesting). On the other hand, combat is non-lethal, and some oddball metaphysics makes conflict between humans and youkai necessary, so...
* Shades of this appear in later ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' games; the Maverick Hunters dutifully destroy any Reploid that goes "Maverick", according to their standards... which would be fine, if those standards were limited to those Reploids actively infected with TheVirus or deliberately causing grievous harm to humanity and/or Reploidkind. Unfortunately, it seems to encompass ''any'' form of resistance against the natural order of things, including otherwise non-hostile acts like exiling themselves to their own space colony (''VideoGame/MegaManX4''), or merely having traits that could potentially cause problems with controlling them (''VideoGame/MegaManX6''). In fact, [[AllThereInTheManual it's revealed in]] ''VideoGame/MegaManX5'' that the Maverick Hunter commander in charge during ''X4'' retired in disgrace for ''mis''applying the label of "Maverick" on Repliforce, and thus causing the deaths of hundreds of thousands of innocent Reploids. Doesn't stop X or Zero from blowing away their DesignatedVillain targets, though.
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** The Repliforce incident was something of a BrokenAesop with regard to this. Repliforce, standing accused of destroying a city, not only refuse refuses to come in for questioning to help clear their names, but spout spouts some nonsensical self-entitled military philosophy as justification, justification (Colonel himself acting like being asked to disarm before coming in for questioning is some huge disgrace), instead of more legitimate concerns like fear of being scapegoated. Adding to their actions during the course of the game (launching a coup, occupying several cities, Storm Owl terrorizing the skies in a space fortress, and Jet Stingray destroying a city... the last one being exactly what they were framed for and causing them to be declared Maverick in the first place), painting Repliforce as unfortunate victims of an unfair government just seems like whitewashing.
*** ** An often overlooked but crucial detail is that X and Zero (and Axl) give them a choice. They always come asking for cooperation or surrender [[PoorCommunicationKills and are refused each time, time]], with the (sometimes suspected) Maverick opting even those not driven insane by a virus acting just as unhinged in their zeal to try to essentially murder what are effectively police officers instead of complying.as those who ''are'' infected. Colonel refused every offer to stop the coup and surrender, as did all the rest of the Repliforce soldiers, and the only Reploid in ''X5'' who didn't want to waste time fighting was Squid Adler, who unfortunately succumbed to the [[TheVirus The Sigma Virus]] immediately after agreeing to help them. One of the saddest cases was Rainy Turtloid, created by Gate who was given extremely durable armor for navigating through dangerous areas. He was feared for what he could do ''if'' he turned evil and Gate was punished for opposing the decision to weaken him so he'd be less of a potential threat. In the end, he took his own life so Gate wouldn't suffer further ramifications before being resurrected in ''X6''. He said he knew where X or Zero was coming from, from (Gate now being insane) insane), but [[UndyingLoyalty he couldn't bring himself to betray the one person who gave him a second chance.]] For his part, X was shown to be horrified at the thought of fighting him.



*** The Silver Hand is a [[CreatureHunterOrganization group dedicated to hunting]] werewolves. This seems like a fairly noble goal, however, they [[KnightTemplar don't make any distinction]] between the werewolves who are actually a threat and those who [[FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire just want to live]] (such as [[spoiler:the inner circle of the [[AdventureGuild Companions]]]]). If that weren't enough, a tour of some of their bases indicates that, when they have a chance, they'll capture a werewolf alvie, torture it to death, dismember the corpse, and study it in order to gain every advantage they can against the enemy. Of course they are also hostile to the PlayerCharacter even if they aren't a werewolf, making them little better than a group of bandits who ''happens'' to focus on werewolves. You can also find dead [[CatFolk Khajiit]] in some of their prison cells. While it's possible the Khajiit were werewolves (as mentioned above, ''Elder Scrolls''[='=] were-creatures remain in their current form when killed), it is also possible the Silver Hand simply doesn't see a difference (two-legs and fur) and/or are just extreme [[FantasticRacism Fantastic Racists]].

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*** The Silver Hand is a [[CreatureHunterOrganization group dedicated to hunting]] werewolves. This seems like a fairly noble goal, however, they [[KnightTemplar don't make any distinction]] between the werewolves who are actually a threat and those who [[FriendlyNeighborhoodVampire just want to live]] (such as [[spoiler:the inner circle of the [[AdventureGuild Companions]]]]). If that weren't enough, a tour of some of their bases indicates that, when they have a chance, they'll capture a werewolf alvie, alive, torture it to death, dismember the corpse, and study it in order to gain every advantage they can against the enemy. Of course they are also hostile to the PlayerCharacter even if they aren't a werewolf, making them little better than a group of bandits who ''happens'' to focus on werewolves. You can also find dead [[CatFolk Khajiit]] in some of their prison cells. While it's possible the Khajiit were werewolves (as mentioned above, ''Elder Scrolls''[='=] were-creatures remain in their current form when killed), it is also possible the Silver Hand simply doesn't see a difference (two-legs and fur) and/or are just extreme [[FantasticRacism Fantastic Racists]].


* In ''LightNovel/TheDeathMageWhoDoesntWantAFourthTime'', one of the reasons our protagonist is where he is right now is because of this. Being born as a Dhampir (with a Dark Elf mother) immediately marks him for death in the nation he happened to be born in, which leads to his mother's death and him going into hiding. While there is a more peaceful faction within TheChurch which respects some non-humans, several races who descend from monsters (the goddess of life wasn't picky on her partners while populating the world) are targets of indiscriminate genocide even though many of them are sentient and can have peaceful relations with humans.

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* In ''LightNovel/TheDeathMageWhoDoesntWantAFourthTime'', one of the reasons our protagonist is where he is right now is because of this. Being born as a Dhampir (with a Dark Elf mother) immediately marks him for death in the nation he happened to be born in, which leads to his mother's death and him going into hiding. While while there is a more peaceful faction within TheChurch which that respects some non-humans, several races who descend from monsters (the goddess of life wasn't picky on her partners while populating the world) are targets of indiscriminate genocide extermination even though many of them are sentient and can have peaceful relations with humans.humans. Our protagonist happens to be born into one of those races, which understandably leaves him with a very negative opinion of the church and their god.

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* In ''LightNovel/TheDeathMageWhoDoesntWantAFourthTime'', one of the reasons our protagonist is where he is right now is because of this. Being born as a Dhampir (with a Dark Elf mother) immediately marks him for death in the nation he happened to be born in, which leads to his mother's death and him going into hiding. While there is a more peaceful faction within TheChurch which respects some non-humans, several races who descend from monsters (the goddess of life wasn't picky on her partners while populating the world) are targets of indiscriminate genocide even though many of them are sentient and can have peaceful relations with humans.


Compare FantasticRacism, which is like this only on a more wide-spread, societal scale. Also compare ZombieAdvocate, who argues in favor of the monster's [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman humanity]], and InhumanableAlienRights, when the hunter is from a government agency of some kind. See also StagesOfMonsterGrief, for monsters who may or may not like their condition. See also BurnTheWitch

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Compare FantasticRacism, which is like similar to this only but on a more wide-spread, societal scale.scale, and may also be targeted at creatures that are not obviously monstrous (such as [[OurElvesAreBetter elves]], {{talking animal}}s or whatever). Also compare ZombieAdvocate, who argues in favor of the monster's [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman humanity]], and InhumanableAlienRights, when the hunter is from a government agency of some kind. See also StagesOfMonsterGrief, for monsters who may or may not like their condition. See also BurnTheWitch


* In the ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'' fanfic ''My Snow Girl'', this trope is referenced by the monsters having slasher films about ruthless, seemingly unkillable humans stalking and murdering innocent vampires.

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* In the ''Manga/RosarioToVampire'' fanfic ''My Snow Girl'', ''Fanfic/MySnowGirl'', this trope is referenced by the monsters having slasher films about ruthless, seemingly unkillable humans stalking and murdering innocent vampires.

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