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"Not to call you a coward, master, but, sometimes, cowards do survive."

"Exit stage Crowley."
Crowley, Supernatural 6x22

"[Y]ou really have to wonder if it's worth going after the villain sometimes. Surely sometimes the heroes would rather just go home and take a hot bath, right? Maybe have a beer, watch the game, let the other heroes or even, god forbid, the police deal with the villain for once."
David Anez, Bob and George Strip #161 commentary

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WAM DIE ORCHIMAUR! and he fell down as my dragon spirit roared and spit at hom. he was hurt but he didnt kno want 2 do so he left. "thats right FUCK U PUSSY U RUN LIKE A BBY GIRLIE!" i scroared.
Naruto Veangance Revelaitons

E-MER-GEN-CY TEMPORAL SHIFT!
Dalek Sec, Doctor Who

Hol Horse: This situation here... seriously, it's like 1 vs. 5. The hell I'm doing this!
(Hol Horse runs away.)
Jotaro: Wait Up!
(Jotaro pursues Hol Horse.)
Polnareff: Come back here!
(Polnareff also pursues Hol Horse. Tabitha shows up, riding Sylphid.)
Sylphid: Kweeeee!
Tabitha: Grab on.
(Hol Horse grabs onto Sylphid.)
Hol Horse: Thanks, little missy!
(Sylphid flies away.)
Polnareff: What?!
Hol Horse: Adios~

"Enough of this nonsense! My plan has failed horribly. I had enough. I'm going home. Curse you and curse everything in this stupid world!"
The Evil Guy, Something Else

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"Block. Cobra Commander's bugging out. No sign of Firefly."

"It's going to seem like I'm running away. But perhaps I'll sneak away to another era to think about my next plan."
Pokey, EarthBound

"You really think this is the end? HAHAHAHA! This - this is only the beginning! (Beat) Of my escape!"
Peridot, Steven Universe

"Villains are always so quick to flee."
Rena, Elsword

Ben: "Ooooh, that was really cool!"
Animo: "You dolt! He (Vilgax) is escaping!"
Ben: "Ehi, I can admire a cool exit if I want!"
—"Animorphosis", Ben 10 (2016)

"A joint task force of Imperial Guardsmen, Avengers, X-Men, and Starjammers is present," announced Gladiator. "But that is hardly all. A war armada of the Shi’ar is in place around this planet. The weaponry of any one ship is accurate enough to target every Kree in this hall, and leave our people unharmed. Your choice. Surrender, or death."
Almost all the eyes of the Legion turned to the Supremor. Except those of Ronan the Accuser, which were focused on Warbird with undisguised malice.
The manifestation of the Supreme Intelligence paused only a moment before saying, "There will be other battles."
Then he faded from sight.

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Sideshow Bob: [halfway up the ladder] Wait a minute! Good Lord, I don't have any henchmen!
Chief Wiggum: [inside the copter] Looks like our new "hands-off" approach to fighting crime is working.

"Where do you think you're going, Korstus? We have much to discuss."
Lys Amata, Crucible

"He who Koops and runs away lives to Koop another day!"

Takumi: Don't try and run!
Iago: Oh, I'm not running! It's called a tactical retreat, you fool! Look it up!

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