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** [[spoiler:Efforts to hold a fancy vegan dinner for [[StrawVegetarian Konotegashiwa]] under the saniwa's order in order to convince him to be vegan for reasons other than MortalityPhobia backfires when he still makes excuses to be a vegan jerk.]]

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** [[spoiler:Efforts to hold a fancy vegan dinner for [[StrawVegetarian Konotegashiwa]] under the saniwa's order in order to convince him to be vegan for reasons other than MortalityPhobia backfires backfire when he still makes excuses to be a vegan jerk.]]


** [[spoiler:[[EmotionlessBoy Sasa]][[BrokenBird noyuki]]'s whole kiwame journey essentially proves fruitless when a. he concludes he can't return to his old pre-traumatized self again, b. his depression returns and gets ''worse''.]]

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** [[spoiler:[[EmotionlessBoy Sasa]][[BrokenBird noyuki]]'s whole kiwame journey essentially proves fruitless when a. he concludes he can't return to his old pre-traumatized self again, b. his depression returns and gets ''worse''.]]
** [[spoiler:Efforts to hold a fancy vegan dinner for [[StrawVegetarian Konotegashiwa]] under the saniwa's order in order to convince him to be vegan for reasons other than MortalityPhobia backfires when he still makes excuses to be a vegan jerk.
]]


* In ''FanFiction/FateRevelationOnline'' Asuna, Silica, and Lisbeth go on a lengthy ChainOfDeals quest so a husband can get his wife a gift. They suss out it's a GiftOfTheMagiPlot but are unable to find the wife as Zolgen had eaten her before they arrived. The husband later went on an epic trek to find his missing wife only to also get eaten by Zolgen.

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* In ''FanFiction/FateRevelationOnline'' ''FanFic/FateRevelationOnline'' Asuna, Silica, and Lisbeth go on a lengthy ChainOfDeals quest so a husband can get his wife a gift. They suss out it's a GiftOfTheMagiPlot but are unable to find the wife as Zolgen had eaten her before they arrived. The husband later went on an epic trek to find his missing wife only to also get eaten by Zolgen.


* In the crossover fic ''Fanfic/TheFirstSaniwa'', when Hiromasa sustains a WoundThatWillNotHeal, rendering any medical intervention by Yaobikuni moot, she decides to ask Yagen, Kasen and Izuminokami to gather ingredients for her so she can start experimenting on him to find a cure. However, when the three return with the ingredients, Hiromasa has already succumbed to TheCorruption from the injury before any experiments can take place.

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* In the crossover fic ''Fanfic/TheFirstSaniwa'', when Hiromasa sustains a WoundThatWillNotHeal, rendering any medical intervention by Yaobikuni moot, she decides to ask Yagen, Kasen and Izuminokami to gather ingredients for her so she can start experimenting on him to find a cure. However, when the three return with the ingredients, Hiromasa has already succumbed to TheCorruption from the injury before any experiments can take place. To make matters worse, Miketsu revealed in a flashback that said corruption ''cannot be dispelled without breaking the laws of nature'', meaning that experiments would have been meaningless anyway.


* In the crossover fic ''Fanfic/TheFirstSaniwa'', when Hiromasa sustains a WoundThatWillNotHeal, rendering any medical intervention by Yaobikuni moot, she decides to ask Yagen, Kasen and Izuminokami to gather ingredients for her so she can start experimenting on him to find a cure. However, when the three returns with the ingredients, Hiromasa has already succumbed to TheCorruption from the injury before any experiments can take place.

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* In the crossover fic ''Fanfic/TheFirstSaniwa'', when Hiromasa sustains a WoundThatWillNotHeal, rendering any medical intervention by Yaobikuni moot, she decides to ask Yagen, Kasen and Izuminokami to gather ingredients for her so she can start experimenting on him to find a cure. However, when the three returns return with the ingredients, Hiromasa has already succumbed to TheCorruption from the injury before any experiments can take place.



-->'''Kiriha:''' [[spoiler: ''(kiwame letter)'' Not only do my lost memories not return, my new ones are also lost.]]

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-->'''Kiriha:''' [[spoiler: ''(kiwame letter)'' Not only do my lost memories not return, my new ones are also lost.]]
** [[spoiler:[[EmotionlessBoy Sasa]][[BrokenBird noyuki]]'s whole kiwame journey essentially proves fruitless when a. he concludes he can't return to his old pre-traumatized self again, b. his depression returns and gets ''worse''.
]]


* In the crossover fic ''Fanfic/TheFirstSaniwa'', when Hiromasa sustains a WoundThatWillNotHeal, rendering any medical intervention by Yaobikuni moot, she decides to ask Yagen, Kasen and Izuminokami to gather ingredients for her so she can start experimenting on him to find a cure. However, when the three returns with the ingredients, Hiromasa has already succumbed to TheCorruption from the injury before any experiments can take place.



* ''Fanfic/TalesOfTheUndiscoveredSwords'': Kiriha Sadamune has lost part of his memory due to being burned in the Osaka castle fire, so when he becomes human, he spends a lot of time writing his new experiences down so he won't lose them again. [[spoiler: The diary containing his writings is burned to ashes, and in ''the same fire that burned him'' to boot, when he is on his kiwame journey.]]

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* ''Fanfic/TalesOfTheUndiscoveredSwords'': Kiriha Sadamune has lost part of his memory due to being burned in the Osaka castle fire, so when he becomes human, he spends a lot of time writing his new experiences down so he won't lose them again. [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The diary containing his writings is burned to ashes, and in ''the same fire that burned him'' to boot, when he is on his kiwame journey.]]


* ''Fanfic/PokemonResetBloodlines'' features a sidestory focused on Johanna. Her parents are in great need of surgeries and she needs to ''win'' the Grand Festival to pay for them. [[spoiler: She does succeed, but unfortunately the surgeries are not enough to save them. To top it off, she ends up facing serious financial troubles after they die.]]

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* ''Fanfic/PokemonResetBloodlines'' features a sidestory focused on Johanna. Her parents are in great need of surgeries and she needs to ''win'' the Grand Festival to pay for them. [[spoiler: She does succeed, but unfortunately the surgeries are not enough to save them. To top it off, she ends up facing serious financial troubles after they die.]]
* ''Fanfic/TalesOfTheUndiscoveredSwords'': Kiriha Sadamune has lost part of his memory due to being burned in the Osaka castle fire, so when he becomes human, he spends a lot of time writing his new experiences down so he won't lose them again. [[spoiler: The diary containing his writings is burned to ashes, and in ''the same fire that burned him'' to boot, when he is on his kiwame journey.]]
-->'''Kiriha:''' [[spoiler: ''(kiwame letter)'' Not only do my lost memories not return, my new ones are also lost.
]]


* While the whole story itself is not a ShootTheShaggyDog story, [[spoiler: Ryouko Otonashi]]'s character arc on ''Blog/ThePreDespairKids'' qualifies. The audience treats her with suspicion the second she arrives at Hope's Peak, [[spoiler: the boy she loves, Yasuke Matsuda, is murdered, and, due to her memory problems, she barely remembers any of it. And ''then'' it's revealed that she's a clone of Junko Enoshima, the one who ordered the murder of her boyfriend. And then it's revealed that said love is not actually dead, and was watching her because he was ordered to and not because he had any feelings to her. '''[[TraumaCongaLine And then]]''' he stabs her with a knife and kills her.]]

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* While the whole story itself is not a ShootTheShaggyDog story, [[spoiler: Ryouko Otonashi]]'s character arc on ''Blog/ThePreDespairKids'' qualifies. The audience treats her with suspicion the second she arrives at Hope's Peak, [[spoiler: the boy she loves, Yasuke Matsuda, is murdered, and, due to her memory problems, she barely remembers any of it. And ''then'' it's revealed that she's a clone of Junko Enoshima, the one who ordered the murder of her boyfriend. And then it's revealed that said love is not actually dead, and was watching her because he was ordered to and not because he had any feelings to her. '''[[TraumaCongaLine And then]]''' he stabs her with a knife and kills her.]]
* ''Fanfic/PokemonResetBloodlines'' features a sidestory focused on Johanna. Her parents are in great need of surgeries and she needs to ''win'' the Grand Festival to pay for them. [[spoiler: She does succeed, but unfortunately the surgeries are not enough to save them. To top it off, she ends up facing serious financial troubles after they die.
]]


* While the whole story itself is not a ShootTheShaggyDog story, [[spoiler: Ryouko Otonashi]]'s character arc on ''Blog/ThePreDespairKids'' qualifies. The audience treats her with suspicion the second she arrives at Hope's Peak, [[spoiler: the boy she loves, Yasuke Matsuda, is murdered, and, due to her memory problems, she barely remembers any of it. And then it's revealed that she's a clone of Junko Enoshima, the one who ordered the murder of her boyfriend. And then it's revealed that said love is not actually dead, and was watching her because he was ordered to and not because he had any feelings to her. And then he stabs her with a knife and kills her.]]

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* While the whole story itself is not a ShootTheShaggyDog story, [[spoiler: Ryouko Otonashi]]'s character arc on ''Blog/ThePreDespairKids'' qualifies. The audience treats her with suspicion the second she arrives at Hope's Peak, [[spoiler: the boy she loves, Yasuke Matsuda, is murdered, and, due to her memory problems, she barely remembers any of it. And then ''then'' it's revealed that she's a clone of Junko Enoshima, the one who ordered the murder of her boyfriend. And then it's revealed that said love is not actually dead, and was watching her because he was ordered to and not because he had any feelings to her. '''[[TraumaCongaLine And then then]]''' he stabs her with a knife and kills her.]]


* In ''FanFic/RobbReturns'', this is subverted. After all the efforts made to prevent it, [[spoiler:it seemed like Jon Arryn would still get killed by Lysa, but the Maesters manage to pull him through.]]

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* In ''FanFic/RobbReturns'', this is subverted. After all the efforts made to prevent it, [[spoiler:it seemed like Jon Arryn would still get killed by Lysa, but the Maesters manage to pull him through.]]
* While the whole story itself is not a ShootTheShaggyDog story, [[spoiler: Ryouko Otonashi]]'s character arc on ''Blog/ThePreDespairKids'' qualifies. The audience treats her with suspicion the second she arrives at Hope's Peak, [[spoiler: the boy she loves, Yasuke Matsuda, is murdered, and, due to her memory problems, she barely remembers any of it. And then it's revealed that she's a clone of Junko Enoshima, the one who ordered the murder of her boyfriend. And then it's revealed that said love is not actually dead, and was watching her because he was ordered to and not because he had any feelings to her. And then he stabs her with a knife and kills her.
]]


* ''FanFic/GundamSeedBloodlines'': [[spoiler: Feldt Grace]] is revived from cryostasis, revealing that [[spoiler: the events of ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00'' happened in the past - however, someone went to great lengths to erase all evidence of Celestial Being's accomplishments from history.]]

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* ''FanFic/GundamSeedBloodlines'': [[spoiler: Feldt Grace]] is revived from cryostasis, revealing that [[spoiler: the events of ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00'' happened in the past - however, someone went to great lengths to erase all evidence of Celestial Being's accomplishments from history.]]
* In ''FanFic/RobbReturns'', this is subverted. After all the efforts made to prevent it, [[spoiler:it seemed like Jon Arryn would still get killed by Lysa, but the Maesters manage to pull him through.
]]


* In ''FanFiction/FateRevelationOnline'' Asuna, Silica, and Lisbeth go on a lengthy ChainOfDeals quest so a husband can get his wife a gift. They suss out it's a GiftOfTheMagiPlot but are unable to find the wife as Zolgen had eaten her before they arrived. The husband later went on an epic trek to find his missing wife only to also get eaten by Zolgen.

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* In ''FanFiction/FateRevelationOnline'' Asuna, Silica, and Lisbeth go on a lengthy ChainOfDeals quest so a husband can get his wife a gift. They suss out it's a GiftOfTheMagiPlot but are unable to find the wife as Zolgen had eaten her before they arrived. The husband later went on an epic trek to find his missing wife only to also get eaten by Zolgen.Zolgen.
* ''FanFic/GundamSeedBloodlines'': [[spoiler: Feldt Grace]] is revived from cryostasis, revealing that [[spoiler: the events of ''Anime/MobileSuitGundam00'' happened in the past - however, someone went to great lengths to erase all evidence of Celestial Being's accomplishments from history.]]

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* In ''FanFiction/FateRevelationOnline'' Asuna, Silica, and Lisbeth go on a lengthy ChainOfDeals quest so a husband can get his wife a gift. They suss out it's a GiftOfTheMagiPlot but are unable to find the wife as Zolgen had eaten her before they arrived. The husband later went on an epic trek to find his missing wife only to also get eaten by Zolgen.

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