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Ling: (after Envy walks up to the two) So it is Envy.
Edward: Please tell us where the exit is!
Ling: Humble already?
Edward: Of course! If it's for the sake of survival, I'll bow down to my opponent.

"You wanted to frighten us. We're frightened. You wanted to show us we were inadequate. For the moment, I grant that. You wanted me to say I need you. I NEED YOU!"

Crichton: Beg.
Scorpius: [instantly] I beg you.
Crichton: That's not good enough. Say please.
Scorpius: Please.
Crichton: Pretty please.
Scorpius: Pretty please.
Crichton: With a cherry on top.
Scorpius: [only one word behind] With a cherry on top.
Crichton: [Beat] Happy Birthday. Now, get out of my sight.

Think my more pitiful by far, since I
have brought myself to do what no man else
has done before—to lift to my lips the hand
of the one who killed my son.
Priam, The Iliad

"I'm praying to you! I can't die! I can't die... out here in the woods, like a dumb animal! In the woods, LIKE A DUMB ANIMAL! Like a dumb animal! I can't... I can't... I CAN'T DIE OUT HERE IN THE WOODS!... like a dumb animal. I can't... die! I'm praying to you! Look in your heart! I'm praying to you! Look in your heart! I'm praying to you! Look in your heart! I'm praying to you! Look in your heart... I'm praying to you! Look in your heart. I'm praying to you... look in your heart... look in your heart! You can't kill me... look in your heart."
Bernie Bernbaum, Miller's Crossing

"I learned that I am under investigation by Trioptimum Internal Security. We have to burn the evidence. The logs of the experiments are protected by the security system SHODAN, so I am hiring a programmer to crack it. With control of SHODAN, we will also own the robots and other systems on the station. That will be my shield if they try and oust me."
Edward Diego in a data log, System Shock, April 27 2072

"Since your rise to power, I have seen the wisdom and beneficence in your actions. You do not mean to cause us harm, but rather to bring us to greater glory by serving a being as perfect as yourself. Please allow me to demonstrate my loyal servitude by giving the location of the human detritus who undermine your sanitization..."
Edward Diego in a data log, System Shock, October 16 2072

The Doctor: I'm asking you, really, properly, just stop! Just THINK!
The Master: Use my name.
The Doctor: Master ...I'm sorry.
The Master: TOUGH!
Doctor Who, "Utopia"

"Does everyone beg you for mercy at the end?"
"The ones who see it coming."
"Do you ever grant quarter?"
"Will you beg me for mercy?"
"Sure, why not?"
Hand of Glory by Laird Barron

Sora: Just let me into the realm of darkness, okay?
Saïx: If it's Kairi you're worried about, don't. We're taking very good care of her.
Sora: Take me to her.
Saïx: Is she that important to you?
Sora: Yeah. More than anything.
Saïx: Show me how important.
Sora: [reluctantly gets down on his hands and knees] Please.
Saïx: So, you really do care for her. In that case... the answer is "no".

"You're making a mistake! I'll give you anything! Money! Fame! Riches! Infinite power, your own galaxy! Please!"
Bill Cipher, Gravity Falls, "Weirdmageddon 3: Take Back The Falls"

Please! I... I will do whatever you say! Scold me! Spank me! But don't go away without me again!

Please! Please you know where Mom is! Take my toys, take everything I have but tell me where she is? Want more shiny balls? I'll find all the shiny balls you want! Please, PLEASE!

Celestia cringed inwardly. She was not about to beg, but in such dire times she was not above swallowing her pride and asking for help.

"I beg of you, please. Please, let us help you. I swear upon my moon I wish to be your friend and your confidant. I swear upon the very spring from which all life flows I mean you and your changelings a hopeful future. I swear upon the love of my mother I wish to live in peace and harmony with you and your kind. Please!"
Princess Luna, I, Chrysalis

"No!" Rarity would not allow this monster of a mare hurt her friends, and she knew out of all of Flemeth's boasting she would. She would find them and do horrible things to them all unless Rarity submitted.
"Please," she whispered, falling to her knees in defeat, "I'll return to you. Just don’t hurt my friends."

Darth Maul: Have mercy. Please! Please!
Darth Sidious: There is no mercy (Blasts Maul with Force Lightning).
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 5 Episode 16, "The Lawless"

Duke Onkled: Please, Your Omnipotence, have mercy!
King Harkinian: Once you've scrubbed all the floors in Hyrule, then we can talk about mercy. Take him away!

Calmly, the bearded giant on the throne before him answered, "I am Mordru. You have been brought here to serve me."
Angrily, the black-and-gold-clad villain launched himself at Mordru. His power and velocity should have carried him straight through the wizard's body.
But Mordru raised a hand, and a lightning bolt sprang from his fingers. Black Adam was knocked out of the air. A flash of energy almost blinded Mordru's messenger.
Now, a slim Egyptian man with no powers whatever cowered on the floor of Mordru's chamber. And the over-villain's hand still glowed with eldrich power.
"Spare me!" begged Teth-Adam, who would never have spared a foe himself.
"Agree to serve me, then," said Mordru, not giving an iota.
Teth-Adam knelt before his new master, touching his forehead to the floor three times.


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