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After a prince kills a baby dragon for the glowing GemHeart in its chest, as a gift for his love, not knowing that the mother of said baby dragon has put curse on the gem that turns his love into a dragon. Mistaking her [[MistakenForOwnMurderer for a dragon that has murdered his love]], he tries to kill her, with the princess only nearly escaping.

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After a A prince kills a baby dragon for the glowing GemHeart in its chest, as a gift for his love, not knowing that the mother of said baby dragon has put curse on the gem that turns his love into a dragon. Mistaking her [[MistakenForOwnMurderer for a dragon that has murdered his love]], he tries to kill her, with the princess only nearly escaping.


* BalefulPolymorph:
** The Mother Dragon turns the Princess into a pink dragon, as retribution for the Prince killing her baby.
** The Magician's botched attempt at using magic transforms a simple frog into a fire demon familiar, with [[HealingFactor saliva that heals]] all wounds.
** Depending on how you interpret the ending, [[spoiler:the Prince may himself have been turned into an infant dragon to replace the one he killed]].



* ForcedTransformation:
** The Mother Dragon turns the Princess into a pink dragon, as retribution for the Prince killing her baby.
** The Magician's botched attempt at using magic transforms a simple frog into a fire demon familiar, with [[HealingFactor saliva that heals]] all wounds.
** Depending on how you interpret the ending, [[spoiler:the Prince may himself have been turned into an infant dragon to replace the one he killed]].



* YouBastard: Right before [[spoiler:she [[KillItWithFire incinerates him]] [[BalefulPolymorph in magical firebreath]], the Mother Dragon gives the Prince a look of total disgust as she shows him the shattered purple GemHeart, that was once the heart of her baby.]]

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* YouBastard: Right before [[spoiler:she [[KillItWithFire incinerates him]] [[BalefulPolymorph [[ForcedTransformation in magical firebreath]], the Mother Dragon gives the Prince a look of total disgust as she shows him the shattered purple GemHeart, that was once the heart of her baby.]]


* DownerBeginning: The short starts with a man killing a baby dragon to give its chest gem to his love.

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* DownerBeginning: The short starts with a man killing a baby dragon to give its chest gem GemHeart to his love.



* GemHeart: All magical dragons have one. The Prince slays the purple baby dragon for its gem as a gift for his beloved.



* MisplacedRetribution: The Mother Dragon wanting to get revenge on the Prince for killing her child is understandable. Cursing his love and making her the primary one to suffer from her curse just because the Prince gave her the gem in her son's chest as a gift... less so. [[spoiler:Ultimately justified from her perspective though, as she wanted the Princess to see him [[HumansAreTheRealMonsters for the monster]] that slayed her defenceless child, and permanently ruin their relationship so they don't ever reconcile. She still isn't satisfied of course, as all she wanted was [[MamaBear her baby back]] but she cannot rewind time.]]

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* MisplacedRetribution: The Mother Dragon wanting to get revenge on the Prince for killing her child is understandable. Cursing his love and making her the primary one to suffer from her curse just because the Prince gave her the gem GemHeart in her son's chest as a gift... less so. [[spoiler:Ultimately justified from her perspective though, as she wanted the Princess to see him [[HumansAreTheRealMonsters for the monster]] that slayed her defenceless child, and permanently ruin their relationship so they don't ever reconcile. She still isn't satisfied of course, as all she wanted was [[MamaBear her baby back]] but she cannot rewind time.]]



* YouBastard: Right before [[spoiler:she [[KillItWithFire incinerates him]] [[BalefulPolymorph in magical firebreath]], the Mother Dragon gives the Prince a look of total disgust as she shows him the shattered purple gem, that was once the heart of her baby.]]

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* YouBastard: Right before [[spoiler:she [[KillItWithFire incinerates him]] [[BalefulPolymorph in magical firebreath]], the Mother Dragon gives the Prince a look of total disgust as she shows him the shattered purple gem, GemHeart, that was once the heart of her baby.]]


After a prince kills a baby dragon for the glowing gem in its chest, as a gift for his love, not knowing that the mother of said baby dragon has put curse on the gem that turns his love into a dragon. Mistaking her [[MistakenForOwnMurderer for a dragon that has murdered his love]], he tries to kill her, with the princess only nearly escaping.

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After a prince kills a baby dragon for the glowing gem GemHeart in its chest, as a gift for his love, not knowing that the mother of said baby dragon has put curse on the gem that turns his love into a dragon. Mistaking her [[MistakenForOwnMurderer for a dragon that has murdered his love]], he tries to kill her, with the princess only nearly escaping.

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* DerailingLoveInterests: [[spoiler: The Princess does not reconcile with her former-lover the Prince once her human form is restored and [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone he immediately repents for almost slaying her]]. To be fair, he's been trying to [[MistakenForOwnMurderer kill her this entire time]], so their relationship is beyond salvageable, as the Mother Dragon [[PayEvilUntoEvil intended all along]]. Ultimately she happily ends up staying with the Magician.]]


* AmbiguousEnding: The video ends with the [[spoiler:Prince being engulfed by the Mother Dragon's flames, which then part to reveal an infant dragon in the spitting image of her child the prince killed at the beginning of the film. Except now with the prince's blue eye color. The baby dragon yawns before looking up at its "mother" before hunkering down in confusion and the Mother Dragon picking him up. She gives the others a brief glance, knocking away the Prince's helmet before flying away with him, leaving the precise nature of what happened -- that is, whether the Prince died to resurrect the child or was turned into a dragon himself -- deliberately unclear]].]]

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* AmbiguousEnding: The video ends with the [[spoiler:Prince being engulfed by the Mother Dragon's flames, which then part to reveal an infant dragon in the spitting image of her child the prince killed at the beginning of the film. Except now with the prince's blue eye color. The baby dragon yawns before looking up at its "mother" before hunkering down in confusion and the Mother Dragon picking him up. She gives the others a brief glance, knocking away the Prince's helmet before flying away with him, leaving the precise nature of what happened -- that is, whether the Prince died to resurrect the child or was turned into a dragon himself -- deliberately unclear]].unclear.]]


* HiveMind: All the crystal-soul dragons seem to operate on this to some degree, collectively expressing rage at the purple infant's murder before the news even reaches them. But the red mother dragon quells their threat of reprisals against innocent humans, by focusing her efforts entirely on [[KnightTemplarParent destroying the Prince's life and pride only]], for killing her beloved child. When she performs the EquivalentExchange at the AmbiguousEnding, it pacifies the gathering completely and they leave.
* ImpliedLoveInterest: The Princess and the Magician are this to each other. [[spoiler: After the Princess is returned to normal and the Prince is reaching out to her, she rejects him and turns towards the Magican. The last shot of the film is even them holding hands.]]

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* HiveMind: All the crystal-soul dragons seem to operate on this to some degree, collectively expressing rage at the purple infant's murder before the news even reaches them. them at the extinct volcano. But the red mother Mother dragon quells their threat of reprisals against innocent humans, by focusing her efforts entirely on [[KnightTemplarParent destroying the Prince's life and pride only]], for killing her beloved child. When she performs the EquivalentExchange at the AmbiguousEnding, it pacifies the gathering completely and they leave.
* ImpliedLoveInterest: The Princess and the Magician are this to each other. [[spoiler: After the Princess is returned to normal and the Prince is reaching out to her, she rejects him and turns towards the Magican.Magician. The last shot of the film is even them holding hands.]]



* MisplacedRetribution: The Mother Dragon wanting to get revenge on the Prince for killing her child is understandable. Cursing his love and making her the primary one to suffer from her curse just because the Prince gave her the gem in her son's chest as a gift... less so. [[spoiler:Ultimately justified from her perspective though, as she wanted the Princess to see him for the monster that slayed her child, and permanently ruin their relationship so they don't ever reconcile.]]

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* MisplacedRetribution: The Mother Dragon wanting to get revenge on the Prince for killing her child is understandable. Cursing his love and making her the primary one to suffer from her curse just because the Prince gave her the gem in her son's chest as a gift... less so. [[spoiler:Ultimately justified from her perspective though, as she wanted the Princess to see him [[HumansAreTheRealMonsters for the monster monster]] that slayed her defenceless child, and permanently ruin their relationship so they don't ever reconcile.reconcile. She still isn't satisfied of course, as all she wanted was [[MamaBear her baby back]] but she cannot rewind time.]]


* AmbiguousEnding: The video ends with the Prince being engulfed by the Mother Dragon's flames, which then part to reveal [[spoiler: an infant dragon in the spitting image of her child the prince killed at the beginning of the film, except with the prince's eye color. The baby dragon yawns before looking up at its "mother" before hunkering down in confusion and the Mother Dragon picking him up, giving the others a brief glance and knocking away the Prince's helmet before flying away with him, leaving the precise nature of what happened -- that is, whether the Prince died to resurrect the child or was turned into a dragon himself -- deliberately unclear.]]

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* AmbiguousEnding: The video ends with the Prince [[spoiler:Prince being engulfed by the Mother Dragon's flames, which then part to reveal [[spoiler: an infant dragon in the spitting image of her child the prince killed at the beginning of the film, except film. Except now with the prince's blue eye color. The baby dragon yawns before looking up at its "mother" before hunkering down in confusion and the Mother Dragon picking him up, giving up. She gives the others a brief glance and glance, knocking away the Prince's helmet before flying away with him, leaving the precise nature of what happened -- that is, whether the Prince died to resurrect the child or was turned into a dragon himself -- deliberately unclear.unclear]].]]



** The Mother Dragon turns the Princess into a dragon, as retribution for the Prince killing her baby.

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** The Mother Dragon turns the Princess into a pink dragon, as retribution for the Prince killing her baby.



* FaceDeathWithDignity: When confronted by the Mother Dragon, the Prince just looks down remorsefully and accepts his fate.

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* FaceDeathWithDignity: When [[spoiler:When confronted by the Mother Dragon, the Prince just looks down remorsefully and accepts his fate. fate.]]



* MisplacedRetribution: The Mother Dragon wanting to get revenge on the Prince for killing her child is understandable. Cursing his love and making her the primary one to suffer from her curse just because the Prince gave her the gem in her son's chest as a gift... less so. Ultimately justified though, as she wanted the Princess to see him for the monster that slayed her child, and permanently ruin their relationship so they don't ever reconcile.

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* MisplacedRetribution: The Mother Dragon wanting to get revenge on the Prince for killing her child is understandable. Cursing his love and making her the primary one to suffer from her curse just because the Prince gave her the gem in her son's chest as a gift... less so. Ultimately [[spoiler:Ultimately justified from her perspective though, as she wanted the Princess to see him for the monster that slayed her child, and permanently ruin their relationship so they don't ever reconcile.]]



* PayEvilUntoEvil: The Mother Dragon intends to make the Prince and Princess suffer greatly for their roles in her child's death. In the latter's case, it's only thanks to the Magician's transformed frog she's able to escape death by her former lover's hand.

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* PayEvilUntoEvil: The Mother Dragon intends to make the Prince and Princess suffer greatly for their roles in her child's death. In [[spoiler:In the latter's case, it's only thanks to the Magician's transformed frog she's able to escape death by her former lover's hand.]]



* YouBastard: Right before she [[KillItWithFire incinerates him]] [[BalefulPolymorph in magical firebreath]], the Mother Dragon gives the Prince a look of total disgust as she shows him the shattered purple gem, that was once the heart of her baby.

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* YouBastard: Right before she [[spoiler:she [[KillItWithFire incinerates him]] [[BalefulPolymorph in magical firebreath]], the Mother Dragon gives the Prince a look of total disgust as she shows him the shattered purple gem, that was once the heart of her baby. baby.]]


** The Magician's botched attempt at using magic transforms a simple frog into a fire demon familiar, with [[HealingFactor saliva that heals]] all wounds.



* TranquilFury: The Mother dragon gives a brief look of horror her baby was slain by the Prince, but from thereon, she doesn't roar or grieve, but does everything in her power to avenge her fallen infant.

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* TranquilFury: The Mother dragon gives a brief look of horror her baby was slain by the Prince, but from thereon, she doesn't roar or grieve, but instead does everything in her power to avenge her fallen infant.

Added DiffLines:

* YouBastard: Right before she [[KillItWithFire incinerates him]] [[BalefulPolymorph in magical firebreath]], the Mother Dragon gives the Prince a look of total disgust as she shows him the shattered purple gem, that was once the heart of her baby.


* MisplacedRetribution: The Mother Dragon wanting to get revenge on the Prince for killing her child is understandable. Cursing his love and making her the primary one to suffer from her curse just because the Prince gave her the gem in her son's chest as a gift... less so.

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* MisplacedRetribution: The Mother Dragon wanting to get revenge on the Prince for killing her child is understandable. Cursing his love and making her the primary one to suffer from her curse just because the Prince gave her the gem in her son's chest as a gift... less so. Ultimately justified though, as she wanted the Princess to see him for the monster that slayed her child, and permanently ruin their relationship so they don't ever reconcile.


Added DiffLines:

* PayEvilUntoEvil: The Mother Dragon intends to make the Prince and Princess suffer greatly for their roles in her child's death. In the latter's case, it's only thanks to the Magician's transformed frog she's able to escape death by her former lover's hand.


Added DiffLines:

* TranquilFury: The Mother dragon gives a brief look of horror her baby was slain by the Prince, but from thereon, she doesn't roar or grieve, but does everything in her power to avenge her fallen infant.

Added DiffLines:

* HiveMind: All the crystal-soul dragons seem to operate on this to some degree, collectively expressing rage at the purple infant's murder before the news even reaches them. But the red mother dragon quells their threat of reprisals against innocent humans, by focusing her efforts entirely on [[KnightTemplarParent destroying the Prince's life and pride only]], for killing her beloved child. When she performs the EquivalentExchange at the AmbiguousEnding, it pacifies the gathering completely and they leave.

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* ShoutOut: Several scenes with the baby purple dragon playing reference ''{{WesternAnimation/Bambi}}'', as well as the red mother dragon paying homage to the dragon from ''WesternAnimation/ThePagemaster''.


After a prince kills a baby dragon for the glowing gem in its chest, as a gift for his love, not knowing that the mother of said baby dragon has put curse on the gem that turns his love into a dragon. Mistaking her for a dragon that has murdered his love, he tries to kill her, with the princess only nearly escaping. After words, she recruits a young amateur wizard to help her go on a quest to undo the curse, as her former love tracks them down.

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After a prince kills a baby dragon for the glowing gem in its chest, as a gift for his love, not knowing that the mother of said baby dragon has put curse on the gem that turns his love into a dragon. Mistaking her [[MistakenForOwnMurderer for a dragon that has murdered his love, love]], he tries to kill her, with the princess only nearly escaping. escaping.

After words, she recruits a young amateur wizard to help her go on a quest to undo the curse, as her former love [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge tracks them down.down]].


''Reversal of the Heart'' is an animated 2011 short film created by Carolyn Chrisman. It can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHLwG3ioD4Y here]].

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''Reversal of the Heart'' is an animated 2011 short film created by Carolyn Chrisman.Chrisman as part of their senior thesis for the University of Southern California. With background art by Gillian Grossman, the short was created entirely in UsefulNotes/AdobeFlash. It can be found [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHLwG3ioD4Y here]].

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