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The Daleks want to fire a thousand planets at fifty times the speed of light at Gallifrey. That's a hell of a punch in the face... I tell you what, Nick Briggs knows how to think BIG. This is a terrifying, Star Wars scale notion or the sort of thing that Douglas Adams might think up if he was having a particularly sadistic day.
Joe Ford on Big Finish Doctor Who, "The Heart of the Battle"

During the War of Dakka, Warlord Grog takes battle to the Tau-held world of Atari Vo in the most direct manner he can devise — by propelling a titanic dagger-shaped asteroid he uses as his base through the atmosphere and plunging its burning tip straight in the Tau capital city. Several million of Atari Vo's Tau populace were already dead before Grog and his Dakka elite step out of the asteroid's shieldcore and began the War of Dakka in earnest.

In close consultation with his advisors, Orkimedes determined that the best solution to the tactical flexibility of Imperial forces was to drop big rocks on them.

Kaworu's solution to Lillith's Awakening was to drop Pluto on her head.
It wasn't as if anyone would care. Pluto was no longer a planet anyway.

Bruce: I'll take care of the generator.
Wally: That thing's the size of a city. What're you gonna do, throw a batarang at it?
Bruce: Something like that.
(later, on the Watchtower)
Flash: So where's your secret weapon?
Batman: You're standing in it.
Flash:...Wait. You mean we're gonna—
Batman: Take the Watchtower out of orbit and drop it right on top of their little science project.
Justice League, "Starcrossed"

Skye: Why aren't we pushing her?
Simmons: Because it isn't wise to annoy the nice lady who can pull meteors out of space and drop them on your head.

Neku: Another world awaits!
"Husk of the wandering comet... I summon thee!"
Caius Ballad casts Meteor, Final Fantasy XIII-2

"You throw another moon at me... and I'm gonna lose it."
Iron Man to Thanos, Avengers: Infinity War

"Now, where shall I put this space station?"
Mira Han, Starcraft II Legacy Of The Void Co-op Missions

Terror Lizard King: But to destroy me, a giant meteor is about the thing that's strong enough.
Tatsumaki: Fine. I'll get one of those, then.
One-Punch Man, Episode 10: "Unparalleled Peril"

"That madman... he's actually done it. That's a piece of the moon!"

"This is a death sentence for every human being on Earth. If my calculations are correct, the Space Colony ARK will impact the Earth in twenty-seven minutes and fifty-three seconds. All of you will be destroyed, along with your beloved planet Earth."
Dr. Gerald Robotnik, Sonic Adventure 2

The Aztecs had believed the world would end in one of four ways: earthquake, fire, flood, or jaguars falling from the sky. Here there would be no fire. Nor earthquake nor flood, now that he thought of it. Leaving only the jaguars.
Frank Chalmers, Red Mars Trilogy


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