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  • A Crown of Stars: Asuka to Shinji in chapter 20:
    Asuka:"If you wanna 'love me', Third, you better be ready! to! push! BACK!”
  • Adjacency: From "Chapter 8: A Moment of Reflection", from Trixie to Twilight Sparkle:
    Trixie continued, maintaining her blank expression despite how ridiculous her friend looked. “If somepony asks… If you’re a god..? You. Say. Yes!”
  • Advice and Trust: When Zeruel is about to strike Asuka and Shinji, Rei... goes nuts:
    Rei:"You... will not... harm them... I... will... not... permit... it!"
  • Anger Management:
    • Lincoln says that Lynn took his victory undies without permission "Just. Like. Bun-Bun."
    • When talking about being beaten up, Lincoln yells, "HE! GOT! LUCKY!".
  • In The Silmarillion huge fic Beyond the Dawn Beren slashes certain Orc in pieces with motto:
    No! One! Speaks! To! Me! This! Way!
  • The Boy Who Cried Idiot: When Martin sees Lisa and Lily and thinks they're Lincoln's children, he yells, "YOU... GOT... KIDS?!".
  • Child of the Storm has a few examples.
    • When Harry Dresden's informed that the Darkhold is loose.
    Dresden: What. The. Hell
    • In the sequel, Ghosts of the Past, Carol Danvers' reaction to winding up in Pepper Potts' pregnant body during a "Freaky Friday" Flip.
    Carol: What. The. Fuck.
    • And in chapter 15 of the sequel...
  • Hail to the King (Thuktun Flishithy): Shinji, when he fights Leliel to protect Asuka:
    Shinji: Get. Away. From. Her.
  • Evangelion 303: In chapter 17 Rei asks what the Hikari's bachelorette party will consist of. Asuka explains it this way:
    Asuka: "Nude. Male. Review. Best in town."
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  • The Age of Dusk: “I am master and king of all Space marines. Though you have cast aside your humanity, you are still Astartes, and you! Will! Kneel!
  • Uninvited Guests. MY! NAME! ISN'T! SHIRO-CHAN! IT'S! CAPTAIN! HITSUGAYA! All the while beating the crap out of the assembled Espada.
  • The first installment of the Deliver Us from Evil Series. If it isn't bad enough that a half-dead Sherlock Holmes is convulsing in his sleep, Dr. Watson quickly turns the moment into a tear-jerker with these words (while he himself is crying): "I refuse to let you die, Sherlock Holmes, do you hear me? I refuse to let. You. Die."
  • Once upon a Time: Abridged gives you this, when Snow White is about to win:
    The Queen: I only surrender when you die.
    Abridged!Snow White: That. Is. Ridiculous.
  • A few in White Devil of the Moon
    Fate: "Leave. Nanoha. Alone."
    Nanoha: "Don't call me that! That selfish, irresponsible, cowardly child is not me! I'm Nanoha, not Serenity! Na. No. Ha!"
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  • One in A Posse Ad Esse
    Dolly: "Ye. Hae. Bin. Given. Multiple. Chances."
  • Harry Potter:
    Voldemort: I. Need. The. Stone.
    Snape: Have. You. Seen. Harry. Potter?
    • In Night Flight Harry convinces a reluctant Zabini house elf to obey his orders.
    Harry: And afterwards I don't. Want. You. To punish. Yourself.
    • In Passageways McGonagall is fed up with Dumbledore's manipulation of Harry.
    McGonagall:''' So again, I say to you Albus Dumbledore: LEAVE. HIM. BE!
    • In The Heir Harry is annoyed by Ron's stalker tendencies.
    Harry: We. Are. Not. Friends.
    Harry: Like I said. Over. My. Dead. Body.
    Snape: I. Am. Going. To. Murder. Albus. Dumbledore!
    Sirius: Harry. Will. Never. Go. Back. To. The. Dursleys.
    Harry: Shut. The. Hell. Up. And. Die.
    Ron: So Potter gets special treatment again, does she? First years aren't allowed to own brooms.
    Draco: Duels aren't allowed either, but that's a rule I would definitely break. Just. For. You. Weasel.
  • A prominent recurring line in Junior Officers is "{character} just. Completely. Snapped.", usually used when a character finally reaches their Rage-Breaking Point.
  • My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic:
    "And here’s where the fun keeps getting better. Next time! On Pony! War! Z!"
    Zod: You will kneel before me, Daughter of Jor-El. Even if it takes my entire life and all my strength, you. Will. Kneel!
  • Ed, Edd n' Eddy Z:
    • In episode 18: "In case either of you speed demons were wondering, I did that. We. Don't. Have. Any. More. Time. For. Your. Race."
    • In episode 19: "Sonic '06 NEVER. HAPPENED. Got it?"
  • Red Lightning has Double-D deliver a beautiful speech that's constructed ENTIRELY! LIKE! THIS! When he gets to the clincher, he managed to get a freaking ARMY of deranged Super-Psychos to shut up and listen to him.
    • I! AM! TALKING!
  • Examples from the Calvinverse:
  • The Legend of Total Drama Island normally uses ellipses when this effect is called for.
    Bridgette: I am going to make you eat… every… word.
  • Roy Mustang delivers a subtle one of these in Brilliancy. He's in the early stages of a debilitating fever and it's just been made clear that his Living Emotional Crutch has been kidnapped, so the narrating character notes that it's pretty much costing him every ounce of strength just to talk.
    Find. My. Wife.
  • In A Great Endeavor, "Purple. Pony. Girl!" is General McAuliffe's disbelieving response to seeing Twilight.
  • In Saki: After Story, Teru tells Sumire, “I. Do. Not. Have. A. Sister!”
  • Bait and Switch (STO):
    • In Reality Is Fluid, Eleya mistakenly thinks that Professor Atani Dukat is responsible for sabotaging her ship.
      Eleya: You. Damned. Phekk'ta. Spoonhead.
    • "The Road Not Taken": Alt!Eleya to a Klingon she arrests for assault:
      Klingon: Officer, this verenganTrans. 
      Eleya: —is not worth ending up in ghe’torTrans.  for being shot in the back. Drop. Your. Sword.
  • In Frozen Hearts (Sakume): Hans has this to say to Heins when they are in Arendelle under assumed names.
    Hans: We. Cannot. Be found.
  • Hivefled: dorky teacher Icatus Gritch goes Papa Wolf after one too many lewd comments from Shuran Harkol: "Do. Not. Talk. That. Way. About. My. Students."
  • Marybelle's Curse:
    "Oh. My. StarClan. I... I don't know what to say! I don't deserve this. This is such... such an honor!
  • Kage: Jade to Miranda in chapter 5:
    Jade: Do I have to repeat what I said to those hardheads? I! Don't! Work! For! This! Phobos! Guy!
    The Queen: Read my lips. I! Didn't! Do! It!
  • Bruce Has a Problem: Damian Wayne runs into this with his cloned brother, Gideon.
    Gideon: I was created to be your better in every way! I was purified! Improved! I am what you should have been! Stronger! Faster! Smarter—!
    Damian: Tt. Oh, please. She obviously screwed that part up.
    Gideon: Shut! Up! Brother! I am speaking!
    Damian: You. Are. Shouting. Genetics aside, you are no brother to me.
  • Zistopia: Chet goes berserk when he sees prejudiced rabbits attack Nick, who at this point has saved Judy's life, befriended all of the Hopps family, and proved to be safe around baby rabbits without a shock collar despite being a predator.
    Bully: Whoa, Chet, it was just a long-nose chomper! A friggin conniving fox!
    Chet: [pummeling the other rabbit to the ground] NICK WILDE! IS! A! SAINT! YOU! JERK!
  • The Keys Stand Alone: The Soft World : When the angry Paul is pounding Zarrack's unbreakable axe head into the ground, he punctuates each strike of his fist with the four's Share Phrase: “Don't! Fuck! With! Nine! Thousands!”
  • Ages of Shadow has Jade, in the middle of a Villainous Breakdown while losing the Final Battle, saying this while fighting off the monsters the Sun Souls send at her:
  • The Pieces Lie Where They Fell: Sunset Shimmer's thoughts, in which she states she will "Make. Them. Pay." (The "them" being Princess Celestia's murderer.)
  • In Supergirl fanfic Hellsister Trilogy, Kara's reaction when she's whisked away from her vacation spot -where she was resting after getting almost killed by Darkseid- by the Legion of Super-Heroes who intends to drag her in another life-or-death struggle.
    Kara: (sighing, crouching and hiding her face) I. Am. Just. Getting. So. Damned. Tired.
  • Megami no Hanabira: Father Phillips is fond of this.
  • Amazing Fantasy has Peter use this while giving Izuku dating advice.
    Peter: Here's a bit of free advice before you hit the dating scene. [jabs a finger at Izuku] Do. Not. Date. Supervillains. Not even morally ambiguous cat burglars.
  • Oversaturated World: Group Precipitation - Blooper Reel, from, when Rainbow isn't getting Sunset's point:
    "Not. My. Point."
  • In Origin Story, Alex Harris (a Kryptonian stuck in the Marvel Universe) speaks this way while instructing Moonstone on the message to be taken back to Henry Peter Gyrich and Norman Osborn:
    Alex Harris: “Tell your bosses to leave me alone, or the next time I’ll visit them in person. I don’t want to fight. I’m not robbing banks and I’m not hurting anyone. Leave. Me. Alone.”
    • At another point in the story, Tony Stark gets to do it to Norman Osborn, but in a sarcastic manner instead of angrily:
    Tony Stark: “Why do you call her a thing, Norman?”
    Norman Osborn: “What?”
    Tony Stark: (speaking slowly, as if to a four-year old) “Why. Do. You. Call. Her. A. Thing. Norman?”
  • In Mall Rats, a fanfic of The Loud House, Leni says, "Leave. Him. ALONE!" to Lincoln's bullies.
  • A Diplomatic Visit:
    • In chapter 3 of the sequel Diplomat at Large, Bow Hot Hoof uses the same phrase twice - "BEST! FAMILY! EVER!"
    • In chapter 6, when Luna shoots down Spitfire's complaints over not being involved in the war councils and asks if she's done anything, beyond simple seniority, to earn her ranking, Spitfire has this to say:
    Spitfire: "Give. Me. The chance."
    Pharynx: "I am really. Starting to get tired. Of you!"
    Twilight: "You! Don't! Touch! My! Friends!"
  • The Progenitor Chronicles (a Resident Evil fanfic): Rebecca, furious at the MC for risking his life after he recklessly runs into Bear University during a bioterror attack:
    Rebecca: "What. THE HELL. Were you thinking?!"
  • In A Load of Bulk, a fanfiction of The Loud House, Lana says, "They're... too... LIGHT!" about some weights she was lifting.
  • In The Loud House fanfiction The Nightmare House, this happens twice:
    • The first is when the old woman in Luna's nightmare brings up Sam, to which Luna responds, "Leave. Her. Out of this!"
    • The second is when the demon-like sister impostors from Lincoln's nightmare tell him that if he let them be, he'd never be teased, to which he responds, "I. Don't. CARE!".
  • In What You Wish For, when Lori Loud finds out that Lucy was the one who granted Lori's "wish" to not have a brother, she says, "WHAT. DID. YOU. DO?!".
  • Sunsplit Saga: Sunspawned: "Okay, whatever you do, just act cool.": When the soon-to-be-named Sunset reflects on why Sunburst couldn't talk to mares, and what happened when he tried talking to them like stallions:
    "I mean, mares are people too, right?"
    "So, just... talk to them like stallions!"
    Sunburst blinked. "I... tried that once. It didn't... work."
    "Oh. Right. That."
    There was an awkward moment.
    "In your defense," the construct pointed out, "she thought Saddle Rager was the best power pony. Obviously she was crazy."
    "Oh, yeah. Radiance all the way."
    "...I'm thinking a toss-up between Radiance and Matter-Horn."
  • Homecoming, 2026: In a Shout-Out to the "This. Is. Sparta!" line of 300, to start off a Halloween event:
    This! Is! Halloween!
  • In Maybe the Last Archie Story, Mad Doctor Doom is not happy after getting his face and hands scratched by Salem.
    Mad Doctor Doom: "YOU...BLASTED...CAT!"
  • Evershade: From shock, as said:
    Owen was in shock. He was pressed back against his seat, a distressed look frozen on his face as he stared at me. He shuddered: "What. The fuck. Was that?"
  • Metro: In "Metro 1: Chewing Through The Straps (Part 1)" from Elizabeth Carson:
    • When she's noting that someone is not helping their case:
      "Not. Helping."
    • When she's angry and speaks:
      "That. Was. Inexcusable."
  • Your Alicorn Is in Another Castle: When talking about clients in "Inevitability Frames":
    I'd hate to lose her — but I can afford to drop one here and there. And besides..." The lips curled. " I just. might. have. you."
  • PMD: Another Perspective: The Rocket grunt's initial response to her nickname of "Purry" is "DON'T. YOU. DARE.", coupled with glaring and her fur puffing up.
  • All Mixed Up!: Chapter 9 gives us an example from Oprah regarding her and her agents' search of Mariana Mag's aquarium.
    Oprah: We didn't find anything. Mr. O told me yesterday that the villain uses a gadget hooked onto a belt to turn people into odd objects. I had every available agent on the Maintenance and Security staff ransack the entire building and interrogate every employee to find the villain and their belt gadget. And. We. Found. Nothing!
  • Read the Fine Print (Evangelion): It happens when Asuka stops Toji from bullying Shinji.
    Asuka: "First and only warning, asshole. Leave. Him. Alone."