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->'''No! My beloved peasant village!''': ''The hero's home town, city, slum, or planet will usually be annihilated in a spectacular fashion before the end of the game, and often before the end of the opening scene.''
-->-- ''Website/TheGrandListOfConsoleRPGCliches''

->'''Wiz''': At first glance, this town appeared calm and peaceful, not worth a second look.\\
'''Boomstick''': Until a [[BigBad sword-wielding goth guy]] found his alien mother hidden inside. [[GoMadFromTheRevelation He]] [[GallowsHumour celebrated with fireworks]].
-->-- On the [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Nibelheim Incident]], ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle''

->[[DiscussedTrope You know how in some RPG's you start off in your lovely idyllic greengrass home village where smiling neighbours bid you howdy-do, and which is virtually guaranteed to get Hiroshima-fied before the second act?]]
-->-- ''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation'' review of ''VideoGame/NieR''

->"The common people pray for rain, healthy children, and a summer that never ends,” Ser Jorah told her. “It is no matter to them if the high lords play their game of thrones, so long as they are left in peace." He gave a shrug. “They never are.”
-->-- '''Ser Jorah Mormont''', ''Literature/AGameOfThrones''

->This little hamlet has too much boring and not enough burning... Torch everything!
-->-- '''[[MonsterClown Kefka]]''', ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI''

->These boys are now our soldiers! They belong to me now! If you try to get them back, your whole village will burn! If you ask the Karen Rebels for help, I will cut out your tongues! If you go against me, I will feed you your intestines! Hear me, believe me, and fear me!

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->'''No! My beloved peasant village!''': ''The hero's home town, city, slum, or planet will usually be annihilated in a spectacular fashion before the end of the game, [[AC:Anime and often before the end of the opening scene.''
Manga]]
->''"You destroyed my homeland, took away my family, and left me with ''nothing''!"''
-->-- ''Website/TheGrandListOfConsoleRPGCliches''

->'''Wiz''': At first glance, this town appeared calm and peaceful, not worth a second look.\\
'''Boomstick''': Until a [[BigBad sword-wielding goth guy]] found his alien mother hidden inside. [[GoMadFromTheRevelation He]] [[GallowsHumour celebrated with fireworks]].
'''Thief King Bakura''', ''Anime/YuGiOh''

[[AC:Comic Books]]
->''"First Krypton died. Then, I was the only one to escape the destruction of Argo City..."''
-->-- On '''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}''', ''Comicbook/ElseworldsFinestSupergirlAndBatgirl''

->''"My old life is over. I knew it already. I knew it
the [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Nibelheim Incident]], ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle''

->[[DiscussedTrope You know how
moment I stepped out of the crater on Earth. I wanted to believe it was a dream. I wanted to wake up in some RPG's you start off father's lab to see him staying up late working on his latest plan to save Krypton. I wanted to wake up to see the red Sun bringing out the auburn in your lovely idyllic greengrass my mother's hair. I wanted to wake up on the morning of my graduation to face the future alongside my closest friends. But the truth is... I'm awake now. My home village where smiling neighbours bid you howdy-do, and which is virtually guaranteed gone. And I have only one place left to get Hiroshima-fied before the second act?]]
go."''
-->-- ''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation'' review of ''VideoGame/NieR''

->"The common people pray for rain, healthy children, and a summer that never ends,” Ser Jorah told her. “It is no matter to them if the high lords play their game of thrones, so long as they are left in peace." He gave a shrug. “They never are.”
-->-- '''Ser Jorah Mormont''', ''Literature/AGameOfThrones''

->This little hamlet has too much boring and not enough burning... Torch everything!
-->-- '''[[MonsterClown Kefka]]''', ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI''

->These
'''Kara''', ''ComicBook/LastDaughterOfKrypton''

[[AC:Film]]
->''"These
boys are now our soldiers! They belong to me now! If you try to get them back, your whole village will burn! If you ask the Karen Rebels for help, I will cut out your tongues! If you go against me, I will feed you your intestines! Hear me, believe me, and fear me!me!"''



->''"The ashes were trampled into the Earth, and the blood became as snow. Who knows what they came for... weapons of steel, or murder? It was never known, for their leader rode to the south, while the children went north with the Vanir. No one would ever know that my lord's people had lived at all. His was a tale of sorrow."''
-->-- '''The Wizard''', ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982'', about the destruction of Conan's village.

[[AC:Literature]]
->''"The common people pray for rain, healthy children, and a summer that never ends. It is no matter to them if the high lords play their game of thrones, so long as they are left in peace. They never are."''
-->-- '''Ser Jorah Mormont''', ''Literature/AGameOfThrones''

[[AC:Video Games]]
->''"This little hamlet has too much boring and not enough burning... Torch everything!"''
-->-- '''[[MonsterClown Kefka]]''', ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI''



->Our hero resides in the quaint idyllic fishing village of Arni. Despite being a remote, harmless berg full of peaceful folk living simple lives alongside Serge, shockingly enough [[AvertedTrope nothing bad ever happens to Arni]]. Really. It's never razed to the ground by an evil empire, its citizens are never butchered by raiding hordes of monsters, and Serge is never even exiled from the place. It just remains a chill little town.\\
I know, it's bananas!
-->-- '''[[http://lparchive.org/Chrono-Cross/ The Dark Id's]]''' LetsPlay of ''VideoGame/ChronoCross''

->Where's my cottage? ... [[SayMyName TROGDOOOOOORRRR!!!]]

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->Our hero resides in the quaint idyllic fishing village of Arni. Despite being a remote, harmless berg full of peaceful folk living simple lives alongside Serge, shockingly enough [[AvertedTrope nothing bad ever happens to Arni]]. Really. It's never razed to the ground by an evil empire, its citizens are never butchered by raiding hordes of monsters, and Serge is never even exiled from the place. It just remains a chill little town.\\
I know, it's bananas!
-->-- '''[[http://lparchive.org/Chrono-Cross/ The Dark Id's]]''' LetsPlay of ''VideoGame/ChronoCross''

->Where's
->''"Where's my cottage? ... [[SayMyName TROGDOOOOOORRRR!!!]]TROGDOOOOOORRRR!!!]]"''



->They rebuilt Mindoir... it wasn't the same.

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->They ->''"They rebuilt Mindoir... it wasn't the same."''



->''The last day dawns on the kingdom of Ascalon. It arrives with no fanfare, no tolling of alarms. Those who will remember will speak fondly of the warm morning breeze. People carry on with their daily lives, unaware that in a short while... everything that have ever known will come to an end.''

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->''The ->''"The last day dawns on the kingdom of Ascalon. It arrives with no fanfare, no tolling of alarms. Those who will remember will speak fondly of the warm morning breeze. People carry on with their daily lives, unaware that in a short while... everything that have ever known will come to an end.''"''



->''The ashes were trampled into the Earth, and the blood became as snow. Who knows what they came for... weapons of steel, or murder? It was never known, for their leader rode to the south, while the children went north with the Vanir. No one would ever know that my lord's people had lived at all. His was a tale of sorrow.''
-->-- '''The Wizard''', ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982'', about the destruction of Conan's village.

->You destroyed my homeland, took away my family, and left me with ''nothing''!
-->--'''Thief King Bakura''', ''Anime/YuGiOh''

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->''The ashes were trampled into ->''"...And though [the boy] wished to help in his heart\\
he stayed hidden 'til
the Earth, savages did depart.\\
Then he emerged to find his whole family killed\\
and the blood became as snow. Who knows what they came for... weapons streets of steel, or murder? It was never known, for their leader rode the villages with corpses filled? Dear me, this really is the most unoriginal tosh."''
-->-- '''Mr. Gout''' reading a story [[SelfDeprecation suspiciously similar]]
to the south, while game's prologue, ''VideoGame/FableI''

[[AC:Web Original]]
->'''No! My beloved peasant village!''': ''The hero's home town, city, slum, or planet will usually be annihilated in a spectacular fashion before
the children went north with end of the Vanir. No one would ever know that my lord's people had lived at all. His was a tale game, and often before the end of sorrow.the opening scene.''
-->-- '''The Wizard''', ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982'', about the destruction of Conan's village.

->You destroyed my homeland, took away my family,
''Website/TheGrandListOfConsoleRPGCliches''

->'''Wiz''': At first glance, this town appeared calm
and left me peaceful, not worth a second look.\\
'''Boomstick''': Until a [[BigBad sword-wielding goth guy]] found his alien mother hidden inside. [[GoMadFromTheRevelation He]] [[GallowsHumour celebrated
with ''nothing''!
-->--'''Thief King Bakura''', ''Anime/YuGiOh''
fireworks]].
-->-- On the [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Nibelheim Incident]], ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle''

->[[DiscussedTrope You know how in some RPG's you start off in your lovely idyllic greengrass home village where smiling neighbours bid you howdy-do, and which is virtually guaranteed to get Hiroshima-fied before the second act?]]
-->-- ''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation'' review of ''VideoGame/NieR''

->Our hero resides in the quaint idyllic fishing village of Arni. Despite being a remote, harmless berg full of peaceful folk living simple lives alongside Serge, shockingly enough [[AvertedTrope nothing bad ever happens to Arni]]. Really. It's never razed to the ground by an evil empire, its citizens are never butchered by raiding hordes of monsters, and Serge is never even exiled from the place. It just remains a chill little town.\\
I know, it's bananas!
-->-- [[http://lparchive.org/Chrono-Cross/ The Dark Id's]] LetsPlay of ''VideoGame/ChronoCross''



-->--''WebVideo/TwoBestFriendsPlay'' on ''VideoGame/{{Nier}}''

->First Krypton died. Then, I was the only one to escape the destruction of Argo City...
-->-- '''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}''', ''Comicbook/ElseworldsFinestSupergirlAndBatgirl''

->"I'm the last Czarnian. I fragged the rest of the planet for my high school science project. Gave myself an A."

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-->--''WebVideo/TwoBestFriendsPlay'' -->-- ''WebVideo/TwoBestFriendsPlay'' on ''VideoGame/{{Nier}}''

->First Krypton died. Then, I was the only one to escape the destruction of Argo City...
-->-- '''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}''', ''Comicbook/ElseworldsFinestSupergirlAndBatgirl''

->"I'm
[[AC:Western Animation]]
->''"I'm
the last Czarnian. I fragged the rest of the planet for my high school science project. Gave myself an A.""''



->My old life is over. I knew it already. I knew it the moment I stepped out of the crater on Earth. I wanted to believe it was a dream. I wanted to wake up in father's lab to see him staying up late working on his latest plan to save Krypton. I wanted to wake up to see the red Sun bringing out the auburn in my mother's hair. I wanted to wake up on the morning of my graduation to face the future alongside my closest friends. But the truth is... I'm awake now. My home is gone. And I have only one place left to go.
-->-- '''Kara''', ''ComicBook/LastDaughterOfKrypton''

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->My old life is over. I knew it already. I knew it the moment I stepped out of the crater on Earth. I wanted to believe it was a dream. I wanted to wake up in father's lab to see him staying up late working on his latest plan to save Krypton. I wanted to wake up to see the red Sun bringing out the auburn in my mother's hair. I wanted to wake up on the morning of my graduation to face the future alongside my closest friends. But the truth is... I'm awake now. My home is gone. And I have only one place left to go.
-->-- '''Kara''', ''ComicBook/LastDaughterOfKrypton''


->'''Wiz''': At first glance, this town appeared calm and peaceful, not worth a second look.
->'''Boomstick''': Until a [[BigBad sword-wielding goth guy]] found his alien mother hidden inside. [[GoMadFromTheRevelation He]] [[GallowsHumour celebrated with fireworks]].

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->'''Wiz''': At first glance, this town appeared calm and peaceful, not worth a second look.
->'''Boomstick''':
look.\\
'''Boomstick''':
Until a [[BigBad sword-wielding goth guy]] found his alien mother hidden inside. [[GoMadFromTheRevelation He]] [[GallowsHumour celebrated with fireworks]].



-> '''Bevil''': We're under attack! West Harbor is under attack!
-> '''PC''': What? Why would anyone want to attack us?
-> '''Bevil''': I don't know! For food? For fun? What does it matter!

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-> '''Bevil''': ->'''Bevil''': We're under attack! West Harbor is under attack!
->
attack!\\
'''PC''': What? Why would anyone want to attack us?
->
us?\\
'''Bevil''': I don't know! For food? For fun? What does it matter!



->Our hero resides in the quaint idyllic fishing village of Arni. Despite being a remote, harmless berg full of peaceful folk living simple lives alongside Serge, shockingly enough [[AvertedTrope nothing bad ever happens to Arni]]. Really. It's never razed to the ground by an evil empire, its citizens are never butchered by raiding hordes of monsters, and Serge is never even exiled from the place. It just remains a chill little town.
->I know, it's bananas!

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->Our hero resides in the quaint idyllic fishing village of Arni. Despite being a remote, harmless berg full of peaceful folk living simple lives alongside Serge, shockingly enough [[AvertedTrope nothing bad ever happens to Arni]]. Really. It's never razed to the ground by an evil empire, its citizens are never butchered by raiding hordes of monsters, and Serge is never even exiled from the place. It just remains a chill little town.
->I
town.\\
I
know, it's bananas!


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->"I'm the last Czarnian. I fragged the rest of the planet for my high school science project. Gave myself an A."
-->-- '''Lobo''', ''Franchise/DCAnimatedUniverse''

->My old life is over. I knew it already. I knew it the moment I stepped out of the crater on Earth. I wanted to believe it was a dream. I wanted to wake up in father's lab to see him staying up late working on his latest plan to save Krypton. I wanted to wake up to see the red Sun bringing out the auburn in my mother's hair. I wanted to wake up on the morning of my graduation to face the future alongside my closest friends. But the truth is... I'm awake now. My home is gone. And I have only one place left to go.
-->-- '''Kara''', ''ComicBook/LastDaughterOfKrypton''


-->-- '''Ser Jorah Mormont''', ''Series/AGameOfThrones''

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-->-- '''Ser Jorah Mormont''', ''Series/AGameOfThrones''
''Literature/AGameOfThrones''


--> -- ''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation'' review of ''VideoGame/NieR''

->The common people pray for rain, healthy children, and a summer that never ends,” Ser Jorah told her. “It is no matter to them if the high lords play their game of thrones, so long as they are left in peace.”'' He gave a shrug. “They never are.”

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--> -- -->-- ''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation'' review of ''VideoGame/NieR''

->The ->"The common people pray for rain, healthy children, and a summer that never ends,” Ser Jorah told her. “It is no matter to them if the high lords play their game of thrones, so long as they are left in peace.”'' " He gave a shrug. “They never are.”


-->-- '''Narrator''', the first lines of ''GuildWars: Prophecies''

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-->-- '''Narrator''', the first lines of ''GuildWars: ''VideoGame/GuildWars: Prophecies''


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->First Krypton died. Then, I was the only one to escape the destruction of Argo City...
-->-- '''Comicbook/{{Supergirl}}''', ''Comicbook/ElseworldsFinestSupergirlAndBatgirl''

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-->You destroyed my homeland, took away my family, and left me with ''nothing''!

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-->You ->You destroyed my homeland, took away my family, and left me with ''nothing''!


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->'''Pat''': It's been a while since I played an RPG in which a town had the word "FUCKED" written on it so big.\\
'''Liam''': From the very beginning.
-->--''WebVideo/TwoBestFriendsPlay'' on ''VideoGame/{{Nier}}''

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-->You destroyed my homeland, took away my family, and left me with ''nothing''!
-->--'''Thief King Bakura''', ''Anime/YuGiOh''

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->'''No! My beloved peasant village!''': ''The hero's home town, city, slum, or planet will usually be annihilated in a spectacular fashion before the end of the game, and often before the end of the opening scene.''
-->-- ''Website/TheGrandListOfConsoleRPGCliches''

Added DiffLines:

->'''Wiz''': At first glance, this town appeared calm and peaceful, not worth a second look.
->'''Boomstick''': Until a [[BigBad sword-wielding goth guy]] found his alien mother hidden inside. [[GoMadFromTheRevelation He]] [[GallowsHumour celebrated with fireworks]].
-->-- On the [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII Nibelheim Incident]], ''WebAnimation/DeathBattle''


-->-- ''{{Neverwinter Nights 2}}''

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-->-- ''{{Neverwinter ''VideoGame/{{Neverwinter Nights 2}}''

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->''The ashes were trampled into the Earth, and the blood became as snow. Who knows what they came for... weapons of steel, or murder? It was never known, for their leader rode to the south, while the children went north with the Vanir. No one would ever know that my lord's people had lived at all. His was a tale of sorrow.''
-->-- '''The Wizard''', ''Film/ConanTheBarbarian1982'', about the destruction of Conan's village.

Added DiffLines:

->The common people pray for rain, healthy children, and a summer that never ends,” Ser Jorah told her. “It is no matter to them if the high lords play their game of thrones, so long as they are left in peace.”'' He gave a shrug. “They never are.”
-->-- '''Ser Jorah Mormont''', ''Series/AGameOfThrones''



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->These boys are now our soldiers! They belong to me now! If you try to get them back, your whole village will burn! If you ask the Karen Rebels for help, I will cut out your tongues! If you go against me, I will feed you your intestines! Hear me, believe me, and fear me!
-->-- '''Major Pa Tee Tint''', ''Film/RamboIV''

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->This little hamlet has too much boring and not enough burning... Torch everything!
-->-- '''[[MonsterClown Kefka]]''', ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVI''

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