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* ''Literature/EndersGame'' has the eponymous hero deliver two of these, both to boys bigger and stronger than he. Ender doesn't pick either fight, but neither of his opponents is prepared for Ender's thorough {{Combat Pragmatis|t}}m, and he really, ''really'' doesn't like bullies. [[spoiler: They both end up dead.]]

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* ''Literature/EndersGame'' has the eponymous hero deliver two of these, both to boys bigger and stronger than he.him. Ender doesn't pick either fight, but neither of his opponents is prepared for Ender's thorough {{Combat Pragmatis|t}}m, and he really, ''really'' doesn't like bullies. [[spoiler: They both end up dead.]]

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* In ''Literature/{{Greenmantle}}'' Hannay begins to unload one of these on Stumm. Averted in that his UnstoppableRage evaporates once the fight is won:
-->I had no particular ill-will left against Stumm. He was a man of remarkable qualities, which would have brought him to the highest distinction in the Stone Age.


* A common theme in the ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'' ''Comicbook/XWingSeries''. Since it's kinda a war, shooting an enemy in the back while pretending to be one of their allies is a lot more acceptable than in other settings, but things like enhanced Ewoks wanting to slaughter unarmed scientists for torturing them is frowned upon. The ''Starfighters of Adumar'' book takes this to its logical conclusion; Turr Phennir's compliance with highly formalized and regulated but fatal beatdowns is monstrous, while Janson's beatdown of a man he disarmed to save a woman's life is a glorious SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome.

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* A common theme in the ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'' ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'' ''Comicbook/XWingSeries''. Since it's kinda a war, shooting an enemy in the back while pretending to be one of their allies is a lot more acceptable than in other settings, but things like enhanced Ewoks wanting to slaughter unarmed scientists for torturing them is frowned upon. The ''Starfighters of Adumar'' book takes this to its logical conclusion; Turr Phennir's compliance with highly formalized and regulated but fatal beatdowns is monstrous, while Janson's beatdown of a man he disarmed to save a woman's life is a glorious SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome.


* A common theme in the ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'' ''Comicbook/XWingSeries''. Since it's kinda a war, shooting an enemy in the back while pretending to be one of their allies is a lot more acceptable than in other settings, but things like enhanced Ewoks wanting to slaughter unarmed scientists for torturing them is frowned upon. The ''Starfighters of Adumar'' book takes this to its logical conclusion; Turr Phennir's compliance with highly formalized and regulated but fatal beatdowns is monstrous, while Janson's beatdown of a man he disarmed to save a woman's life is a glorious CrowningMomentOfAwesome.

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* A common theme in the ''Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse'' ''Comicbook/XWingSeries''. Since it's kinda a war, shooting an enemy in the back while pretending to be one of their allies is a lot more acceptable than in other settings, but things like enhanced Ewoks wanting to slaughter unarmed scientists for torturing them is frowned upon. The ''Starfighters of Adumar'' book takes this to its logical conclusion; Turr Phennir's compliance with highly formalized and regulated but fatal beatdowns is monstrous, while Janson's beatdown of a man he disarmed to save a woman's life is a glorious CrowningMomentOfAwesome.SugarWiki/MomentOfAwesome.

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* ''Literature/{{Survivor|Dogs}}s'': In ''A Hidden Enemy'', Alpha attacks [[spoiler:Mulch]] for eating before him (or so Alpha thinks as [[spoiler:Lucky really framed Mulch]]). It's not an actual mauling but it's clearly painful nevertheless (especially because [[spoiler:Mulch]] has [[EarAche long ears prime for biting]]). Alpha's beta, Sweet, also joins in on the attack.

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* ''Literature/NinaTanleven'':
** In the backstory of ''The Ghost Wore Gray'', Captain Gray was subjected to a one-man version of this, and was unconscious for two weeks as a result. He eventually died of his injuries. Later, during a trip to the South after the end of the Civil War, his doctor Samson Carter was also subjected to one by a group of men who didnít even know who he was - he was black, and that was reason enough for them to beat him to death.
** In the backstory of ''The Ghost in the Big Brass Bed'', Cornelius Fletcher was jumped by a mob, beaten bloody and LeftForDead because they didnít like what he was painting - it had gotten very political since he came back from fighting in World War I.


** Another one happens to a vermin {{Mook|s}} in ''Rakkety Tam'', who is sent to scout out Redwall. He runs into a Long Patrol hare that's famous at boxing, and confidently thinks he can kill the "big rabbit". The hare in question beats the ever-loving snot out of him, partly as revenge for ten other hares that were killed and ''eaten'' by the mook's boss, and second for [[InsistentTerminology calling him a rabbit]]. This also happens to heroes, from time to time.

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** Another one happens to a vermin {{Mook|s}} in ''Rakkety Tam'', who is sent to scout out Redwall. He runs into a Long Patrol hare that's famous at boxing, and confidently thinks he can kill the "big rabbit". The hare in question beats the ever-loving snot out of him, partly as revenge for ten other hares that were killed and ''eaten'' by the mook's boss, and second for [[InsistentTerminology [[IAmNotWeasel calling him a rabbit]]. This also happens to heroes, from time to time.



* In "The Yellow Dwarf", the Fairy of the Desert savagely attacks Princess Toutebelle with a spear, causing her to fall into her mother's arms bathed in her own blood.

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* In "The Yellow Dwarf", the Fairy of the Desert savagely attacks Princess Toutebelle with a spear, causing her to fall into her mother's arms bathed soaked in her own blood.


** In ''Mossflower'' Martin the Warrior (a mouse) is on the receiving end of one from Tsarmina (a European wildcat), who repeatedly beats him into the ground, while taking comparatively minimal damage herself. Only Martin's determination enables him to "win" the fight, when Tsarmina, convinced that he is somehow incapable of dying, panics and flees.

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* In "The Yellow Dwarf", the Fairy of the Desert savagely attacks Princess Toutebelle with a spear, causing her to fall into her mother's arms bathed in her own blood.

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* ''Literature/{{Borrasca}}''
** Sheriff Cleary and Jimmy Prescott give one to Kyle that is so bad that it causes him to suffer brain damage and seemingly put him in a vegatative state. [[spoiler: Subverted as he was being kept sedated for years.]]
** In the stories climax, [[spoiler: Sheriff Walker does this to his son Sam, with him and his men beating him to a bloody pulp, as he's going through ''a heroine withdrawl no less'', daring his son to fight back so he can kill him "nice and legal". He also shoots and seemingly kills Kimber, before shooting Sam in the ribs, planning on having another son to replace Sam and feeding Kimber's corpse to a grinder. This goes completely in Sam and Kimber's favour as to get the Sheriff's gaurd do so they could kill him.]]


** Voldemort lays a savage magical one on Harry in the graveyard in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire,'' toying with him and making a spectacle of it for his Death Eaters before going for the kill.
** The centaurs living in the Franchise/PotterVerse's Forbiden Forest apparently use this as a method of execution as Hagrid saved Firenze from being kicked to death for "[[CategoryTraitor betraying them]]" by deigning to teach humans in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix''.

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** Voldemort lays a savage magical one on Harry in the graveyard in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire,'' ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire Goblet of Fire]],'' toying with him and making a spectacle of it for his Death Eaters before going for the kill.
** The centaurs living in the Franchise/PotterVerse's Forbiden Forest apparently use this as a method of execution as Hagrid saved Firenze from being kicked to death for "[[CategoryTraitor betraying them]]" by deigning to teach humans in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix''.''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix Order of the Phoenix]]''.


* Harry forgets about magic and simply bum-rushes Sirius Black in ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban Prisoner of Azkaban]]''--and it works!
%% ** Voldemort lays a savage and magical one on Harry in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire''.
%% ** Harry and George give one to Malfoy in [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix Order of the Phoenix]].
%% ** Snape to Harry, also with magic, in [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince the Half Blood Prince]] after he [[spoiler: kills Dumbledore, and Harry is understandably pissed.]]

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* ''Literature/HarryPotter''
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Harry forgets about magic and simply bum-rushes Sirius Black in ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban Prisoner of Azkaban]]''--and it works!
%% ** Voldemort lays a savage and magical one on Harry in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire''.the graveyard in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire,'' toying with him and making a spectacle of it for his Death Eaters before going for the kill.
%% ** The centaurs living in the Franchise/PotterVerse's Forbiden Forest apparently use this as a method of execution as Hagrid saved Firenze from being kicked to death for "[[CategoryTraitor betraying them]]" by deigning to teach humans in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix''.
** Harry and George give one to attack Malfoy in [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix Order of such a rage they completely overlook the Phoenix]].
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idea of using wands after he insults Harry's mother and Mr & Mrs Weasley in one go when Harry is already holding George back from attacking Draco for a previous insult towards the Weasleys and Ron in particular. Fred is furious he didn't get to partake as ''both'' Ron and Hermione had been needed to hold him back after the first slight and neither of them lost their heads at the second.
** Snape to Harry, also [[spoiler:Snape]] brutally takes out Harry with magic, magic while viciously insulting him in [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince the Half Blood Prince]] after he [[spoiler: kills Dumbledore, Dumbledore and Harry is Harry, understandably pissed.]] pissed, comes running after him and the other Death Eaters on his own. In this case the beating probably saved his life as it kept Harry from being taken out by other Death Eaters]].



* The centaurs living in the ''Franchise/PotterVerse'''s Forbiden Forest apparently use this as a method of execution as Hagrid saved Firenze from being kicked to death for "[[CategoryTraitor betraying them]]" by deigning to teach humans in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix''.

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* The centaurs living in the ''Franchise/PotterVerse'''s Forbiden Forest apparently use this as a method of execution as Hagrid saved Firenze from being kicked to death for "[[CategoryTraitor betraying them]]" by deigning to teach humans in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix''.


%% * ''Literature/ADeadlyPresence'': The black leopard to his victims. People still think they rule the Earth?


* Voldemort lays a savage and magical one on Harry in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire''.
** Harry forgets about magic and simply bum-rushes Sirius Black in ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban Prisoner of Azkaban]]''--and it works!
** Harry and George also give one to Malfoy in [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix Order of the Phoenix]].
** Snape does this to Harry, also with magic, in [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince the Half Blood Prince]] after he [[spoiler: kills Dumbledore, and Harry is understandably pissed.]]

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* Voldemort lays a savage and magical one on Harry in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire''.
**
Harry forgets about magic and simply bum-rushes Sirius Black in ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban Prisoner of Azkaban]]''--and it works!
%% ** Voldemort lays a savage and magical one on Harry in ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheGobletOfFire''.
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** Harry and George also give one to Malfoy in [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix Order of the Phoenix]].
%% ** Snape does this to Harry, also with magic, in [[Literature/HarryPotterAndTheHalfBloodPrince the Half Blood Prince]] after he [[spoiler: kills Dumbledore, and Harry is understandably pissed.]]

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