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"You terrorists are all the same; cowardly to the core! You'll crush anyone in your path, but cringe in fear when your own life is in danger!"
Captain Electron, Captain Electron #1

Sasha Kravinoff: W-wait—
Spider-Man: Did you "wait" for Mattie? Cassandra? Kaine?! Now you know what it feels like. To be wounded, hunted... slaughtered.
Spider-Man "Grim Hunt" storyline, after Spidey used his Wall Crawling to tear the skin off Sasha's face

Joker: Batman! You wouldn't let me fry, would you?
Batman: (considers it)
Joker: BATMAN! (Batman pulls him up)
Batman: The Animated Series, "The Last Laugh"

Megatron: No more, Optimus Prime... grant me mercy, I beg of you...
Optimus Prime: You... who are without mercy... now plead for it? I thought you were made of sterner stuff...

D'Hoffryn: Well played. You impress me. Let's come to an agreement, shall we? I'll remain lord of the vengeance demons, and I will grant each of you one wish. I can do anything, if only a human wishes it. It need not be revenge. Ms. Summers— both of you. Would you like mother back? Alive and healthy? And Ms. Rosenberg— your lost love, Tara? Mr. Harris, I can restore Anya. The real one... or the one who just died. Or both. Merely wish it. Mr. Giles— you'd like to be an adult again? Child's play, if you'll pardon the pun. And you— ah— you.
Andrew: It's Andrew! Andrew Wells! I've been here the whole time!
D'Hoffryn: [turning to Spike] Would you like to be human? The true subject of the Shanshu Prophecy? Living happily ever after with the Slayer? I can grant all this to you!
[the Scoobies all smirk at each other]
Buffy: We've been down that road. There's always a catch. Instead of wishing for something that can never be, we're gonna make the best of what is. And sometimes— you get your wish anyway.
[Giles and Willow restrain D'Hoffryn, allowing Buffy to slice off his head]

"You can't do this. It goes against everything you stand for..."
Megabyte to Matrix, ReBoot

Glory: Stop it!
Buffy: You're a god. Make it stop. [pulps Glory with Olaf's hammer]

Warren: Please! God! I did wrong, I see that now. I need... I need jail! I need... But you, you don't want this. You're- you're not a bad person. Not like me.
Buffy: Willow! [she, Xander, and Anya arrive at that time]
Warren: Oh, and when you get caught, you'll lose them too. Your friends. You don't want that. I know you're in pain, but-
Dark Willow: Bored now. [flays Warren alive]

Zarbon: Vegeta... I was just following orders. I b-beg you... mercy!
Vegeta: After all the years of being spat on and taunted by you, I'm expected to show you mercy?!

Freeza: Have...mercy...on meee...You...can' can't do this!
Goku: How many people asked YOU for mercy? Hundreds? Thousands? What gives you the right to expect any, especially from me?

Garrett: You don't wanna do this, Mike. Tell him, Phil!
Coulson: Mr. Peterson is free to do whatever he wants.

You're making a mistake! I'll give you anything! Money! Fame! Riches! Infinite power YOUR OWN GALAXY, PLEASE!
Bill Cipher, Gravity Falls

Malefor: Calliope! Please help me! I'll do anything you ask! I'll send you back to your family! Whatever you want will be yours!
Calliope: All I want is to never see you again. Enjoy your trip, Malefor.
Skylanders: Return of the Dragon King

Tirek mewled, fear rising his voice, “Mercy-”
The Sword rose higher, poised above him. “Mercy,” agreed Tyrael. “You’ll never have to face me again. Let your sentence be carried out...”

Black Mask: You don't need to do this. I'll give you money. Drugs! Guns! Weapons! Whatever you want. Please. I'll take a plane. Leave Gotham. Never show my face again. Anywhere you want! I'll go anywhere!
Red Hood: How 'bout you go to Hell? [kicks him out a window]

“Please… please!” Uthemiel cried as tears fell from her uncovered eye. “Mercy, Nightmare Moon, mercy! You have slain my siblings and you know I cannot stand against you! Please spare me your wrath! You’ve won! I’ll exile myself to the Frost Wastes! I’ll serve you! I’ll do anything! Anything!”

Superwoman: Super— Kara! Stop! Please! You don't know what you're doing!
Supergirl: You're asking for mercy? Like Agent Liberty got?! Like poor Mister Henderson!? Like my father!? You don't deserve mercy, you deserve a beating!
Supergirl: Who Is Superwoman?

"Asylum? What is it with Peacekeepers? First they hunt us, then they want to move in?! Are we a bed and breakfast? Do we have a sign outside that says "Free HBO"?"
Crichton, Farscape ("Promises")

Bakken: Wait!!! Wait, wait, wait! I can't fight anymore! My ribs are broken!
Yusuke: Have you forgotten about how you kept beating up Kurama, even when he was in no condition to go on?
Bakken: (Beat, as he goes Oh, Crap!) Uh... Well... You know... I... Can't really remember... I guess I was beside myself back then...
(Yusuke chuckles)
Yusuke: Then I'll be glad to jog your memory, Bakken! And I'll use your own body for it!!! (proceeds to beat Bakken up with enough force to launch him out of the ring)

Davros: Have pity on me!
Seventh Doctor: I have pity for you. Goodbye, Davros. It hasn't been pleasant.
Doctor Who, "Remembrance of the Daleks"

Dalek: You will be exterminated!
River Song: Not yet. Your systems are still restoring which means your shield density is compromised. One alpha meson burst through your eyestalk would kill you stone dead.
Dalek: Records indicate you will show mercy. You are an associate of the Doctor’s.
River Song: I’m River Song. Check your records again.
Dalek: ...Mercy.
River Song: Say it again.
Dalek: Mercy!
River Song: One. More Time.
Dalek: Mercy!!!

What a horrible nightmare. I somehow woke up. Ness, let's be friends again. Please answer me. I promise to be good. ...uh ...okay?
Porky Minch, EarthBound

Lucien Moreau: Please. Stop. I can feel the point at the edge of my heart. Please. I will give you anything.
Tana Bach: Tell them what you did. [[nodding with her chin toward the cameras]]. Tell the world what you've done.
Lucien Moreau: Caspar Morales. It was me. I turned him. Forgive me and I will make every single impossible dream you've ever had come true. You think no one can know what you want, but I know it already. There are those you love that you're afraid for. There are those who you love who are undeserving. And no one has seen how incredibly special you are, how you glow like a bright flame

Grant: Devon! Please! Help me!
[Devon sighed and started forward, just as I knew he would, but I (Lila) held my hand out and stopped him. I shook my head.]
Lila: No. Not him. I know he’s a member of your Family, I know you thought that he was your friend, but he doesn’t deserve it. Not after what he tried to do to you. Not after what he did to Ashley and your father. Believe me. If you help him now, he’ll just try to kill us again.
[Devon stared at Grant, an unreadable expression on his face. After a moment, he gave me a sharp nod.]
Grant: You bitch! You did this to me! My blood is on your hands!
Lila: Yeah. I did do it to you. But you did it to yourself, too. Good-bye, Grant.
Black Blade : Cold Burn Of Magic

Dr. Wily: Spare me! I'm a helpless old man! Mercy, Mega Man!
Mega Man: Enough! You can't fool me that easily!

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