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Mishima: But yesterday, he called Suzui out of the blue. She didn't make any mistake or anything... Mr. Kamoshida seemed really irritated that day, so it must've been... worse than usual...
Ryuji: He didn't... That son of a bitch...!

Implied Rape is when the word "rape" is never uttered but it is implied to have happened.

This is mostly done with the use of certain words and phrases, like "violated" or "defiled" or the behavior and actions of a person such as acting distant, shaken, or insane.

It's most often seen in a work in which they can't say the word, like a kid's show.

Another possible reason why the word rape is never said is that the perpetrator may actually be the protagonist of the work. Since Rape Is a Special Kind of Evil, the audience is not going to root for a rapist.

The trope can still occur even if the rape obviously happened but for one reason or another, the word is still not said, often being an Elephant in the Living Room.

Compare Never Say "Die" and The Body Parts That Must Not Be Named. May be accompanied by a Rape Discretion Shot.


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    Anime and Manga 
  • The English translations of Jojos Bizarre Adventure always use euphemisms like "assaulted" or "stolen innocence" whenever rape is brought up as a plot point (like to Polnareff's sister in Part 3, or to the unnamed woman Mista saves in Part 5).
  • Chris Yukine from Symphogear. It's heavily implied that she was sexually abused when she was being trafficked around; when Genjuro offers to help her, she bitterly asks him if he wants to become her pimp. In Episode 8 she tells Miku that "they didn't stop, even when I said it hurt", which could refer to her experiments or something worse.

    Comic Books 
  • Mark Millar's first arc on The Authority sees a Corrupted Character Copy of Captain America called the Commander rape a couple of nurses and Apollo. However, all that's shown is Hornet, one of his teammates and an analogue for The Wasp, going "He's not actually going to do them, is he?" about the nurses (and Tank Man, another teammate and analogue of Iron Man, confirming the Commander is) and adjusting his belt afterward with Apollo. It's also implied that Midnighter, Apollo's lover, was going to use a jackhammer to return the favor to the Commander. It should also be noted that the first bit was due to DC's interference as the Hornet's dialogue originally had her outright ask if the Commander was going to rape the nurses.note 
  • Batman:
    • In The Batman Adventures Annual #1, the Scarecrow — who has created a new identity to teach again — goes after a college boy who's implied to have raped his favorite student. The closest it comes to saying "rape" is Crane saying to the boy "when she tried to push [him] away".
    • Batman: No Man's Land has a story which implies that Clayface raped Poison Ivy by the fact she spent most of it captured and naked; Clayface using Terms of Endangerment; Ivy going as far as to say he "deflied" her; and the fact that when she escaped and got revenge, Ivy mocked his pleas of mercy by stating she'd done the same and he ignored them.
    • It's implied that the Joker raped Selina in issue 3 of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, between her change of clothes (she was wearing a dress when he came by and later, Batman and Robin find a tied-up Selina dressed in a rumpled Wonder Woman costume), her face being bruised and the fact that the Joker was using mind control lipstick on her.
    • Joker features a scene in which the Joker, after meeting with Jonny Frost's ex-wife Shelly and learning about his meeting with Two-Face, is shown adjusting his pants and Shelly curled up into the fetal position and crying, the implication clear.
  • Birds of Prey: While not outright stated, it is heavily implied when Zinda Blake (Lady Blackhawk) was captured by villainous Nazi operative Killer Shark and brainwashed into being his partner and taking on the identity of the costumed villainess Queen Killer Shark they had a sexual relationship. During a flashback, when Zinda was brainwashed, she was hugging Killer Shark in a suggesting way, and Zinda's friend and teammate Huntress (Helena Bertinelli) stated she was brainwashed into thinking she was Killer Shark's lover. It's said that Zinda does not have memories of her times as Queen Killer Shark; however, it's implied she wants revenge for being used by him. When Zinda was again brainwashed into being Queen Killer Shark by Killer Shark, who was revealed to be the grandson of the original, her brainwashed personality was shown to be completely loyal to Killer Shark. Zinda was completely in love and devoted to Killer Shark, to the point that it's implied that she was more than willing to sleep with the current Killer Shark while thinking he was his grandfather (though thankfully, Killer Shark was defeated before that can happen).
  • While Identity Crisis makes it clear that Dr. Light forced himself on Sue Dibny, the word "rape" is never used in the story itself.
  • In Runaways, Klara was a child bride before the Runaways rescued her, having been subjected to "marital duties". Even Molly, the youngest of the group, quickly figures out what that means.
  • Superman: Red and Blue issue 1 has a story that revisits World's Finest #192-193, wherein Superman and Batman were captured by a colonel and performs a Cerebus Retcon that Clark was sexually assaulted during that time.
  • X-Men:
    • Rogue was once captured by Genoshans with a mutant being able to turn off her Touch of Death powers. While they never used rape, it was implied that she was molested. The experience was so traumatizing that she let the Carol Danvers psyche take over to cope.
    • During Legion Quest (the prologue to Age of Apocalypse), an amnesiac Legion tries to use his own psychic powers to pull a Bed Trick on Gabrielle Haller (his own mother). By the time that Charles and Erik got to her, her clothes are ripped up and she's crying.
  • Wonder Woman: Amazonia has a passage directed to spelling out that Stephen Trevor rapes Diana without even one use of the R-word.

    Eastern European Animation 
  • Gypsy Tales: In "The Gypsy Woman and the Devil", the devil, shapeshifted into a handsome man, kisses the gypsy woman Vudina and removes some of her clothes against her will, and it's implied, but not explicitly stated that he rapes her since the show is partly aimed for children. She clearly doesn't enjoy what the devil does to her and she thinks of her own starving children while she's enduring it.

    Fan Fiction 
  • Zig-Zagged in Danganronpa: Paradise Lost: Goh's backstory involves him trying and failing to prevent a gang rape, with him openly using the term "rape" when confronting the perpetrators. Meanwhile, it isn't outright stated that Monaca Towa was sexually assaulted by her own brother Haiji, but the assailant is described as unbuckling his belt, and Daisuke uses the term "violated" when referring to what he did to her.
  • Dungeon Keeper Ami: By eliding over the thought and just calling it "that", when Ami realizes what's going on, with an Inverted Near-Rape Experience in "A Deal with the Devil (DARK)", by the assaulted stopping it, instead of the assaulter.
    He had no problem with torture [...] Lack of experience [...] left most of his victims dead before any desirable results could be achieved. [...] Hmm, what could he do that wouldn't cause too much damage? He snorted at the thought. Him, worried about causing too much damage. Then he had a bright idea. She was a female, so...
    "A stupid choice. I see you need some more 'convincing'."
    [...]
    Oh no. No! No! NO! Not that! Ami froze in horror as she felt the chill of the dungeon air on the exposed skin of her chest. I wish I had died instead! I wish I was a real Keeper and knew how to get out of this situation! Having barely finished the panicked thought, she felt a surge of energy from the dungeon heart, as if she had just re-affirmed their connection. The next moment, she was gone.
  • While With Pearl and Ruby Glowing explicitly takes place at a support group for sexual abuse victims, most of the stories don't explicitly say the word 'rape'. Characters often say phrases along the lines of, "You can probably guess what happened next" or "Why do you think I'm here?" when they get to the part of their story involving their rape. The rape itself is described in prose relating more to the violence of it all, usually mentioning a lot of 'red' and 'white' (referring to the blood and semen). This is averted in "Cat Out of the Bag", in which several characters (such as Remy) confess to their loved ones about having been raped, using the word explicitly.
  • The Mirror Universe Dark Fic RWBY: Dark sees its version of Ruby Rose at one point force herself on a boy her age — though only through implication, including the boy saying that he was "violated".

    Films — Animated 
  • One of the routes in DC Showcase Batman: Death in the Family sees Batman save Jason Todd, but at the cost of his own life, with Jason becoming the Red Hood sooner than he did in Batman: Under the Red Hood. After a confrontation with the Joker, Jason runs into Talia and a resurrected, mentally impaired Bruce, with Talia implying that she slept with him while he was in this state.
  • In My Life as a Zucchini, Simon mentions how Alice's dad was a really bad man. While it's very clear he physically abused her considering her scar, her quiet and withdrawn nature suggests he may have done more than just hit her.

  • In Wonder Woman (2009), Hippolyta has a son with Ares. However, her description of him "forcing the child on her" gives the impression it was not the result of consensual sex.

    Films — Live-Action 
  • In Back to the Future, Marty's last-ditch effort to get his parents together is to stage a Date Rape Averted in which George will rescue Lorraine from Marty. However, Marty only ever says "taking advantage". This is understandable in-universe given that Marty only stages the attempt as a desperation move and finds it horribly disconcerting, so he wouldn't want to make it explicit.
  • The Charge at Feather River: While never explicitly stated, Anne McKeever's comments indicate that she has been raped by her Cheyenne captors and no longer feels fit to rejoin white society.
  • In The Dark Knight Rises, we are shown during Talia's flashback that her mother was sent to the Pit in exchange for said husband being exiled as opposed to being imprisoned. Unfortunately, that leaves her as the sole female inmate in the prison among the hundreds of men living there. One day, the warden forgot to lock her prison which caused all the other inmates to take the opportunity to rush in there with a young Talia being Forced to Watch...
  • Forrest Gump: When Forrest is telling the nurse about how he and Jenny were best friends in elementary school, he recounts the time he visited her house, and she asked him to help her hide in the cornfield from her father. Forrest then wonders why she disliked her father so much since he was a loving man who was always "hugging and kissing" Jenny and her sisters. Soon after he's arrested and his kids are taken away. Later, when Jenny briefly comes back after giving up her hedonistic life, she throws rocks at her old abandoned house, and breaks down crying, though Forrest doesn't know what exactly happened in that house, he knows it's bad. Eventually, after Jenny dies, he pays for her father's house to be bulldozed, as he knows that it only brought her bad memories, though he still didn't know why.
  • I See You:
    • The serial child killer is never explicitly described as a rapist or pedophile, but he keeps the boys he kidnaps alive for at least some time, and he's mentioned as torturing them prior to killing them. But when we see his latest victims, they look relatively unhurt despite having been held captive for at least days at this point, which strongly implies that they're referring to another form of torture.
    • The killer himself seems to be about to make reference to having been sexually abused himself as a child in an attempt to relate to one of his surviving victims. He gets cut off by being shot before he can say so explicitly, though. This also helps to confirm that he probably sexually abused the children, too.
  • In Lawrence of Arabia, Lawrence, mistaken for an Arab (due to wearing Arabic clothing), is captured by the Turks in Derra and brought in front of their commander. It's never explicitly said (even in euphemisms) what exactly happened to him, but the way that Lawrence is examined (even being forced to undress) when he's brought in, the brief shot of the Turkish commander partially undressed, and the extent to which he's emotionally destroyed by the experience all suggest that it was more than just a beating that took place.note 
  • Legend (2015): Reggie is heavily implied to rape Frances in their final big argument. He pushes her to the ground in their bedroom and the scene ends with her saying "no" repeatedly. While he could "just" be beating her, the next morning when she finally leaves him, she has no visible injuries.
  • M: The serial child killer specifically seeks out female children, and the police specifically seek out a male perpetrator. When discussing the child murder victims, a policemen notes, "You know what state we find them in after that."
  • The 2010 reboot of A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) all but states that Freddy Krueger was a child molester when he was alive. The script goes out of its way to avoid using words like "rape" or "molest" but it's fairly obvious from Krueger's taunts towards his former victims and Nancy's horrified reaction when when she finds pictures in his basement.
  • Outrage: Ann is chased down an alley and raped. The word "rape" is never used in the movie, only variations on "attack" or "assault". It is however perfectly obvious—the Thousand-Yard Stare, the way she freaks out when her boyfriend touches her—that Ann was raped.
  • Summer of '84: The Cape May Slayer is heavily implied to rape his victims before killing them. The word is never mentioned, but they are mostly all teen boys, he stalks and fantasizes about murdering them for a while maybe years in Davey's case, and when Davey and the others break into his Torture Cellar near the end of the film, it's set up to look like a childhood bedroom. Plus, the older teenager who got abducted at the start of the film (and so has been held captive for at least days, but probably weeks), is still alive down there, although injured and very traumatized, which further suggests that he's probably a rapist.
  • The Suicide Squad sees the Thinker as a Dirty Old Man who frequents strip clubs — and when the Squad sees his experiments with Starro, some of the people who were turned into Starro drones yelled "Had his way with me!", implying that he forced himself on some of his test subjects - or, even more disturbingly, that he somehow did so on the massive alien itself. Certainly, Starro tears him apart with a viciousness that seems extremely personal once it's given the opportunity.

    Literature 
  • In the second book of Eon: Dragoneye Reborn, Eona and her team tries to infiltrate Sethon's palace disguised as prostitutes. When the girls arrive, they are escorted by a young eunuch with a bruised cheek. Later, the eunuch makes a remark about Sethon's depraved habits, and Eona concludes that Sethon had mistreated the eunuch in a similar manner.
    Sethon does not limit himself to Blossom Women.
  • The House on Mango Street: In the vignette "Red Clowns", Esperanza tells an unpleasant experience of being grabbed and kissed by a boy while she was waiting for Sally at a carnival. She says she doesn't remember and doesn't want to tell what happened, but she implies a long passage of time. She also says that her friend Sally lied and all the stories of how it was supposed to be were wrong.
  • The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires skirts the line with James. While he explicitly rapes Slick near the end of the novel, he prefers to bleed kids or young teenagers, which involves biting them on the inner thigh. But it's never answered if he sexually abuses the children.
  • In the short story "Tamango" by Prosper Mérimée, Captain Lefoux tries to sleep with Tamango's wife Ayché who rejects his advances. Ledoux angrily has her whipped. The following paragraph mentions sailors on watch hearing a woman's scream during the night.
  • Tess of the D'Urbervilles is a well-known example that's Older Than Television and, at the time, was quite shocking. Tess falls asleep in the middle of a foggy forest, Alec comes across her... the next thing we know, Tess is pregnant, shunned by those around her, and ashamed of having been Defiled Forever.
  • The Wheel of Time: As punishment for having been captured by the heroes, Moghedien is imprisoned by the sadistic Humanoid Abomination Shaidar Haran. It's left offscreen but involves harsh lessons in "obedience", leaves her badly bruised, and would, in her opinion, have driven other women insane. Word of God confirmed that he raped her, "among other things".

    Live-Action TV 
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents: In "Revenge", a husband goes out to avenge the rape of his wife who went insane. However, the word itself is never uttered.
  • Doctor Who:
    • In "The Time Meddler", the Doctor and his companions arrive in Northumbria in 1066. Edith, a woman they meet, is attacked by a pair of Viking raiders and is next seen in a clear state of trauma.
    • In "The Next Doctor", there are subtle hints that Miss Mercy Hartigan was raped in the past which would explain her misandry. Word of God would later confirm she was raped.
      Hartigan: [to the Doctor] And who are you, Sir? Another man come to assert himself against me in the night?
  • Farscape: When reunited with John at the start of season 4, Chiana rather strongly implies she was raped during the Party Scattering that took place at the end of season 3.
  • Interview with the Vampire (2022):
    • "A Vile Hunger for Your Hammering Heart": Although it's never shown on-screen and the word "rape" isn't spoken, it's strongly suggested that Bruce had sexually assaulted Claudia.
      Daniel: There are four pages torn out.
      Louis: I'll repeat myself. I will not exploit her.
      Daniel: Did she tear them out? Doesn't seem like something she would do.
      Louis: It's clear what happened.
      [...]
      Daniel: "Bruce walked back from the fire and leaned down over me and..." Torn out pages—
      Louis: (employs his People Puppets power on Daniel) Don't ask again.
    • "Like Angels Put in Hell by God": It's alluded to, but not explicitly confirmed, plus Lestat uses a euphemism for rape, which is highlighted in bold.
      Lestat: Well, you wouldn't talk of it. Louis insisted I not ask. I love our family, but the rules are "no secrets." Fortunate for our family, when I put my mind to it, I can hear the thoughts of other vampires at a very great distance.
      Claudia: Bastard.
      Lestat: He thinks of you often. Bruce.
      Claudia: (crying) Fucking bastard.
      Lestat: I couldn't agree more. What he did to you was in very poor taste. Could you imagine if something like that happened to you again? Louis would never forgive himself. [...] Because if you try [to escape] again, Claudia, I won't snap your leg, defile your pocket, and zoom off on a motorbike.
  • In It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Dennis has a strategy in which he puts a girl in a situation that forces her to have sex with him and she won't say no because of the "implication". While portrayed as very creepy, this is never once referred to as rape through intimidation. Dee also has her own version of the "implication" that has her threatening her dates of False Rape Accusation unless they have sex with her. But she never uses the word rape.
  • Justified: Quarles is a Serial Killer of young men, and he's shown undressing prior to torturing them (which is actually only visually conveyed as physical torture). What he does is never described as rape, except that other characters suggest he has a "thing" for young men, heavily implying that there is a sexual element to it.
  • Legion (2017): In season two, David alters Syd's memories to keep her from falling out of love with him, and the two have sex (raising all kinds of consent issues). When she confronts him, she obviously feels raped but states it as "You drugged me and had sex with me" instead of using the word.
  • In the Lucifer (2016) episode "Trip to Stabby Town", Azrael's blade compels any mortal wielder to enact revenge on those who wronged them. A woman is caught after killing a yoga teacher who assaulted her in the past. The word "rape" isn't used but the deed is strongly implied.
    Corinna: Years ago. We were alone in the studio. I-I... I said no. I swear, but he wouldn't stop. I-I... I tried to forget.
  • Star Trek: The Original Series: In "The Return of the Archons", the brainwashed population of Beta III all seemingly go violently insane for the twelve hours of "Festival"; this includes numerous women being grabbed and carried away by nearby men, including one named Tula whom the Enterprise landing party had just met. The following morning, after Festival ends, Tula is severely distraught and is shown being comforted by her father, Reger. Not long after, the landing party, accompanied by Reger, encounters the man in the street and they cheerfully greet each other as if nothing has happened; an Enterprise crew member, clearly shocked, tells Reger "Your daughter. That's the man." This was about as far as a prime-time TV show could go in the 1960s, but it's pretty clear what was being implied.

    Theatre 
  • Chicago: During "Funny Honey," Amos tells the cop that he suspects Roxie could have been "violated or something" by the supposed burglar, emphasizing, "You know what I mean? Violated?" (Unbeknownst to him, the "burglar" was actually Roxie's consensual lover, and they did have sex before Roxie killed him.)
  • Love in Hate Nation: It's heavily implied that Judith's father sexually abused her since she was a child, as she claims that cutting his penis off was a "fair punishment" for "what he did to [her]."
  • Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street: In her number "Poor Thing", Mrs Lovett all but reveals to Benjamin Baker that his late wife was lured and raped by the judge Turpin at a party without using the word. The 2007 film however has a flashback that makes the crime more obvious.

    Video Games 
  • Arcanum: Cynthia Boggs, an inmate of the Isle of Despair penal colony, claims that the guards do horrible things to her whenever she gets caught trying to escape, but breaks down in tears before she can tell you exactly what they are.
  • Conquests of the Longbow: A Sherrif's man arrests a peasant woman for not paying her taxes and threatens to "take payment in other than coin". If you save her, she'll defend Robin Hood at his trial later and praise him for saving her from "the most hideous fate a woman can suffer".
  • Cyberpunk 2077: In Act Two of the plot, Evelyn goes missing and the player has to go on a long series of quests to find them. When they finally do, Evelyn is basically in a vegetative state and unresponsive. It's revealed that the people who hired her for the heist earlier attacked her cybernetic mind and fried it. Later on, Evelyn's friend Judy also digs through Evelyn's memories and finds evidence that Woodman, Evelyn's former boss at the "dollhouse" she worked in, kept the vegetative Evelyn for some time and did terrible things to her. It's implied that the reason Evelyn's mind deteriorated so badly that her condition wouldn't improve no matter what anyone did was a combination of both the mechanical damage to her computer brain in addition to the trauma of what Woodman did to her.
  • Dead Rising: Jo slade is a mall cop who abducts and torments women. Her dialogue strongly suggests that she sexually assaults them as well. Notably, when she puts her nightstick near a captive's legs, the latter screams "No! Not again!"
  • The Elder Scrolls:
    • In earlier games, the Daedric Prince of corruption, domination, and cruelty, Molag Bal, was also known as "The King of Rape" after a very gruesome and heinous assault on a woman named Lamae — who would later become known as the first vampire.
    • Later games, such as Skyrim and Online later stopped using the word "rape" implicitly. In Online, Lamae and others use the words "ravaged", "defiled" and "mutilated" to describe what Molag Bal did to her, with the horrifying implication that those words are just as accurate descriptors for what was actually done to her. In Dawnguard, female Vampire Lord Serana explains that the process of becoming a Vampire Lord is different for men and women. For women, the process is a horrific, humiliating, and traumatic act of "defilement" that she refuses to elaborate upon.
  • In Far Cry 3, Bambi "Buck" Hughes, the crass, callous Australian mercenary, tells Jason Brody that I Have Your Friend Keith, and he's unsubtle about the type of horrific things he's doing to him. The first time they meet, Buck makes a cruel joke about Keith trying to scream through a gag, then he repeatedly excuses himself meeting Jason in between Fetch Quests to "visit" Keith. When Jason finally finds the rare Chinese knife that Buck made him search for, he goes downstairs to find Keith visibly sobbing and traumatized, with a bloody handprint on his white shirt, saying that he "can't take anymore". He then pleads with Jason to get him out of there, right before Buck shows up and cheerfully declares that he's going to "show his appreciation for (Jason)... proper, like a man should". At that point, you can tell what Buck's done to Keith without the need of seeing it for yourself.
  • In Final Fantasy VII, we see that Don Corneo regularly auditions who will be his wife of the day and from the scenes we see when he abduct a crossdressed Cloud into his room, he made pictures so he will punish them for saying "no" before he jumps on "her", no doubt about to screw his "lady" before Cloud kicked him away. And once he's either done with them or they refuse his advances, they would be dropped down to the dungeon where they would be fed to Abzu as food. As for the ones who weren't approved by the don as shown with Tifa & Aerith? He sends them to his men so they can have their fun time, clearly being excited at the prospect of having more ladies to entertain themselves.
  • In Ghost of Tsushima, when Jin and Yuna infiltrate the Mamushi farm in order to decapitate them, the latter is shown to visibly shudder and refuse to go any further which contrasts her usual brave demeanor. She even recalled their breath and hands on them. This is also implied to have happened with her Taka when they're under the Black Wolf's captivity.
  • In Haunting Ground, Riccardo outright states that he plans on impregnating Fiona. Though he never actually uses the word rape, if you get killed by him, the game over screen plays a very disturbing sound clip of what sounds like Riccardo pulling down his pants and violating Fiona's corpse.
  • There is a scene in Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords in which Kreia A.K.A Darth Traya is shown being beaten mercilessly by Darth Nihilus and Darth Scion. The latter throws her against a wall and she says that she "suffered... indignities." The flashback happens when she explains to The Exile how her connection to the force was cut, but the implication is there.
  • Mortal Kombat:
  • Persona 5: Kamoshida's actions towards his female students is only called "sexual harassment". Sae uses "violations" when describing his crimes at the beginning. It's all but stated that he raped Shiho. When Ann refused to have sex with him, he called Shiho into his office and she tried to kill herself the next day. Shadow Kamoshida tells Ann that he had Shiho take her place when she didn't sleep with him.
  • Sadie Adler from Red Dead Redemption II is implied to have been raped by the members of the O'Driscoll gang who took control of her homestead and murdered her husband. She's clearly severely traumatized when the Van Der Linde gang rescue her and never tells anyone exactly what they did to her, but her trauma transforms her into a Blood Knight Dark Action Girl whose hatred for the O'Driscolls often gets the better of her and leads to her bringing trouble upon herself and those around her.
    • From the same game, a woman held captive by the Murfree Brood, a gang of inbred cannibals known for killing everyone in their path, shows up in one mission when Arthur and Charles blast their way through the Murfrees. We're never told what they did to her or why they kept her alive, but the implications are clear and horrifying.
    • One particularly disturbing random encounter involves a deformed man named Sonny. As soon as the player enters his house he knocks them unconscious and the sound of clanking chains and what is most likely clothes hitting the floor can be heard. They wake up on his bed and quickly pass out again while he brags that they fought him hard and lost. Then the player wakes up in the swamp and, when they get up, is noticeably bow-legged. If the player goes back and kills him, they'll find chains on his bed and blood on the sheets and he'll scream "I don't want you anymore!". What happened is never spelled out, but it's pretty obvious.
    • One optional snippet of dialogue has Micah mention that he had sex with Jenny. This wouldn't be this trope, except that another snippet of dialogue has him mention that he can't get any of the women in the camp interested in him, even by holding them at gunpoint. One has to wonder just how consensual this encounter was.
  • Trevor of Grand Theft Auto V is implied to be raping Floyd while he's staying in his condo, as a scene upon selecting Trevor to play shows him beside Floyd in bed, who's bawling and apologizing to his absent fiancee.
  • Call of Duty: WWII: During the mission "Resistance", Rousseau goes down into the basement to try and find Oberst Fischer. The officer she talks to mentions that "You shouldn't be down here. The boys can get a bit rowdy". At the same time, on the other side of the basement, another soldier can be seen hauling a struggling Frenchwoman through a side door from which neither emerge. Sounds heard afterwards indicate the woman either pleading with him or trying to fight him off. If the player decides to go in and save her, they find her lying on her back where the soldier has thrown her with the soldier standing over her menacingly.

    Web Original 
  • Can You Spare a Quarter?: The story seldom uses the word "rape" to refer to what men do to the kid Jamie but words like "violated" are used to refer to what happens to Jamie at home.
  • SCP Foundation: We don't know what Procedure 110-Montauk involves, but we do know the following: it's designed to cause severe emotional distress; only D-Class personnel are allowed to carry it out; SCP-231-3 was Driven to Suicide when the Foundation first started performing it on her; the Overseer's letter describes it as horrible and brutal; and it was originally devised by a "satanic sex cult".

    Western Animation 
  • Beavis And Butthead: "Drones" has Beavis explain an incident involving his school's grief counsellor: he was invited over to his apartment, tricked into drinking drugged lemonade, and woke up underneath a bridge with a sore anus, being told that nobody would believe him if he reported it. The implications are clear.
  • Bojack Horseman
    • It's been implied that Sarah Lynn was molested by her bear stepfather since she was able to tell the taste of a piece of bear fur. A later episode emphasizes this by showing a flashback where she can't be in her own dressing room because her stepdad is "being weird" in there.
    • "Hank After Dark" is about a late-night host who's done something to eight of his former assistants. His specific behavior is never described beyond vaguely mentioning "allegations," but given the discussions of misogynistic abuse, the nervous demeanor of his current assistant, and the plot being heavily based on the then-recent Bill Cosby rape allegations, it's all but confirmed to be sexual abuse.
  • In Braceface, Sharon ends up drunk at a party before being saved by her brother. When she gets reprimanded by her father, he mentions how girls in that state end up being taken advantage of by guys.
  • Futurama: Midway through the second movie, "The Beast with a Billion Backs," it's revealed that Yivo, the monster who had been brainwashing every adult in the universe by sticking tentacles in their necks, was actually mating with them without consent. Despite a few jokes alluding to Black Comedy Rape ("It touched me in a bad place — my spinal cord!" and Yivo claiming "Your universe dresses provocatively"), it's never actually stated to be rape explicitly. This is likely because of Double Standard: Rape, Sci-Fi; Yivo is Easily Forgiven and the entire universe is willing to go on dates with shklim and even live on top of shklim.
  • Superman: The Animated Series: In the two-part series finale "Legacy", Superman is brainwashed by Darkseid and turned into his loyal servant. Darkseid's Female Furies are shown to be very hands-on with Clark, including a few scenes that imply he and Lashina were having a sexual relationship. Given Superman's altered state of mind at the time, any relationship between the two would be non-consensual.
  • In Tuca & Bertie, Bertie reveals she was molested by a lifeguard when she was twelve. However, she never says those words outright and instead visual clues are used to represent her lost innocence (namely the shot of her red swimsuit hung up on a clothesline). Later mentions of the event are often referred to as an assault.

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