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  • In Medicinal Lullaby Naruto, tired of Sasuke's endless whiny bullshit, gives one of these to him when Sasuke comes to try and destroy Konoha.
    Naruto: Let's get one thing straight here Sasuke... I do not want to be here. I can think of a good twenty things I'd rather be doing right now, most of which involve lying down. So I'm going to make this quick, and then I'm going to forget you. I have no tolerance for you any more. [...] I feel like I'm obliged to ask you why you're doing this so suddenly...though I know the reason won't change the outcome of this battle.
    Sasuke: I'm about to destroy your village and yet you show almost no concern.
    Naruto: Why would I be concerned about you? You're still the same, impulsive child that left the village ten years ago. Apparently Orochimaru gave you power and nothing else. But that was all you wanted, wasn't it? How did that work out for you?
  • From War of the Biju: The Fourth Shinobi World War we have this tidbit from Danzo to Sasuke:
    Danzo: What do you want to know?
    Sasuke: Did Konoha's higher ups order Itachi to kill the Uchiha?! Answer me!
    Danzo: ...does it matter if we did or not? If I say no, you'd call me a liar and try to kill me like several times before. If I replied that we did, you'll get enraged and try to kill me anyway. You let your emotions rule you more than the Kyubi Jinchuriki.
  • In Legacy of the Rasengan Sakura steals Naruto's secret (personally created) jutsu scrolls. Naruto has this to say when he finds her before she can even decode one:
    Sakura: (silently gives them back)
    Naruto: (deep breath) "Sakura. WHAT ARE YOU DOING WITH MY SCROLLS!?!? I DON'T BELIEVE THIS! I'd have expected this of Sasuke-teme, even BAKA-SENSEI! BUT YOU! What's the MATTER with you! Are you so desperate to learn everything I hold secret to resort to this? I thought you were my friend!"
    Sakura: "I'm sorry Naruto. I didn't think you'd—"
    Naruto: "THAT'S THE PROBLEM! YOU DIDN'T THINK! Too busy caught up in your FANTASIES chasing after a teme who doesn't barely give you the time of day, to stop to consider how OTHER PEOPLE will feel when you decide to find some way of IMPRESSING that teme! I'm glad you never went on a date with me! Now I realize that you never were the type of girl I'd have wanted to have a relationship with!"
  • In A Father's Wrath, Orochimaru delivers one that is also What the Hell, Hero? to Jiraiya and Tsunade when they reunite and he yells at them as to why they didn't look after his son Naruto.
    Tsunade: "Enough, you're not his father."
    Orochimaru: "I beg to differ, that ridiculous genjutsu that was put on him is gone. He looks just like me as my blood runs through his veins. The title of father is mine."
    Tsunade: "You deserve the title of a lot of things, but father isn't one of-"
    Orochimaru: "How dare you? How dare you say that Naruto isn't my child and I am not his father! Do any of you two fools have any idea what I've been through this past twelve years? Not a single one of you know what I've had to done to get my son back! For twelve long years I was forced to watch those worthless maggots of that miserable village treat him like garbage! Insults, Rotten food, Rocks, even Kunai and Shuriken where hurled at him for no better reason than just because he's different than them! I had to watch him put up with being chased by mobs, denied entry into the academy if Sarutobi hadn't pulled strings to let him, and other stuff as well as he had no one that looked out for him. And where were either of you during that time! Out looking for a girl wearing a skirt? Gambling away your money? You two have done nothing for him! If he was Minato's son like they made everyone think he was would you look after him? He's been put through hell and I was forced to watch it happen as he had no friends except for a few people who actually stopped and looked at him for a change. He has grown into a fine young boy and he is finally being treated with the respect he deserves. I am his father and just like a Wolf I will protect my son from anything that will bring him harm. If you don't like it than fuck you, fuck both of you!"
  • In Naruto: Myoushuu no Fuuin, Ino tries to bully Kakashi into letting her look after Sakura after her parents die, asking her teacher Asuma and her father, Inoichi to help her. He responds as follows, before giving reasons why her attempts at intimidating him don't frighten him.
    Kakashi: "As her Jounin sensei, that means that I am now her next of kin until she refiles her paperwork in the Ninja Registration Office. And that means that if you or your father or your sensei try to take her from me, I can have you all arrested and court-martialed. Were you aware of that? And believe me, little girl, if anyone tries to take Sakura from me right now, there will be grave consequences indeed. Because what Sakura needs right now are the people who love her, and would do anything for her, and want what is best for her more than anything else. She doesn't need a selfish little girl trying to play at being a grownup, who wants to be seen taking care of her more than she wants to actually care for her. And Sakura doesn't need to be used as an excuse, and for you to attempt to use her grief as a ploy to get Sasuke's attention disgusts me.
  • In Son of The Serpent, the sequel to A Father's Wrath, Muta Daidouji, The Rival to Naruto delivers one to Itachi that at first looks like it's a "World of Cardboard" Speech and Humans Are Special but goes into detail about how Clans like The Uchiha who are given everything resent those who dare try to gain power and how they would never allow another to be over them. Refusing to accept another would gain strength and surpass them calling Clans and Kekkai Genkai wielders the real thieves. He then finishes it by telling Itachi that he should be more worried about what it would feel like to have his blade stabbed into his heart instead of Sasuke.
    • Tayuya gives one as well to The Royal Brat Hikari from The Third Movie in it when he starts badmouthing Naruto and claim he's nothing to him. It's well deserved especially for those who hated the little ass after she slaps him.
    Hikari: "WAAAHHH! You hit me! Kill her! She's a bad person! You can't do this to me! I'm a-"
    Tayuya: "SHUT…UP I am sick of your attitude you miserable silver spooned brat! If this is the way you act no wonder your own people wanna kill you. You're no prince, your nothing but a spoiled monkey who throws a tantrum and cries until he gets his way. What the hell kind of leader do you and your father plan on being if you're always putting your own needs in front of those of your subjects? I don't give a shit if you're descended from Kami himself! I'm not going to stand by and let you badmouth me or anyone else. Especially you running your damn mouth about Naruto! The person I care for, Naruto Uzumaki is Son of the Snake Sannin Orochimaru, heir to The Hidden Sound Village and next in line to become Otokage, Prince of Otogakure, and Hero of the Fourth Shinobi War! He's done more in one month than you will ever do in a hundred years you spoiled good for nothing maggot who you and your father thinks that by some chance of blood you have the right to walk all over everyone and treat them like dirt! You'll never match up to Naruto you piece of trash, cause unlike you he doesn't let his station go to his head, he doesn't spend thousands of ryo on himself for his own enjoyment while his home and people suffers, he actually looks to benefit and cares for his people, you and your father when was the last time you actually stopped admiring your new toys and saw what was happening with your people. You want to know what he's doing right now? He's training himself, for the past two years he's been on a training mission so he can get stronger and that way he can protect his village that he loves. Here's something you two fools should ask yourselves. If Naruto is lower than you in your eyes, than why does he have the love and respect of his village when your people on the other hand are plotting to kill you?"
  • Ino gives one to Toka in Eroninja after the latter continuously objects to shows of affection.
    Ino: "You are miserable and insist everyone be equally as miserable as you. That is why you refuse to move out. You want to force us all to comply with your ideas of how we should conduct ourselves. I’m simply not going to play along.”
    Toka: “So instead you decide to act like a whore, and prostrate yourself before this man who barely values you since he’s taken so many lovers and all because you lack the self-esteem to stand on your own."
    Ino: “Look here lady! This is our house, not yours. And you better get used to the idea because sooner or later we’re not going to need to hide our feelings for Naruto. Eventually Kurenai will move out, or… When that happens you can be as unhappy as you want and pout in the corner, but we’re going to act like the family that we are. Oh, and just so you know. He values me plenty. Thanks to his love and encouragement, I went from an underfed and weak kunoichi to the head of my clan. It is because we are so secure in who we are, that I and his other lovers are willing to share him. If it’s a lifestyle that’s not for you then fine. But in my opinion, people like you, who protest so loudly how others live their lives do so simply out of jealousy or out of a strange belief that people finding happiness in a way other than how they believe it should be found somehow robs them of their own. If that’s the case, can you truly claim to be happy with your choices in the first place?”
  • In The Unchained, Danzou segues out of a Hannibal Lecture directly into a speech against Sasuke as he attempts an interrogation he's too inexperienced for:
    Danzou: -And then they produced you. You worthless reject. The runt of the litter. Only protected by your big brother, even now. I know your plan. You want to hurt me, break me, here inside this illusion, so you can kill me for real when it all ends, but I can tell you that you don't have what it takes, you little worm. This nightmare will eventually end, and then I will stand up and kill you. I will take that eye from your skull, and Itachi's gift will finally go to someone who deserves it."
    Danzou: You... lack hatred.
  • In Sugar Plums, Ume gives one to Tobi/Obito calling him out about what he did to the Land of Water:
    Ume: "I hope you're happy your son of a bitch."
    Tobito: "Happy?"
    Ume: "You got your revenge, I don't know who this country took from you, but I hope you think it was worth it."
    Tobito: "This isn't ab-"
    Ume: "The hell it isn't. You took over an entire country just to make it burn, make us starve, make us fight and tear at ourselves until there was nothing else. I'll admit it probably wasn't too hard, but you stoked the flames. You destroyed thousands of lives, and now we're about as well off as I am right now. So whoever you did this for, whoever they took from you, I hope you're satisfied. Because if they were the type of person who deserved to be loved this much, they'd be ashamed."
  • Hinata delivers one to Tobi/Obito in Now Die, declaring him utterly pathetic and a coward who's desperate for death but unable to simply kill himself because he fears the one he failed in the afterlife. For all his claims of betrayal, he was too weak to save the one he loved. And while he declares his power and his hatred, he locks himself away in his little bolthole of a dimension and cries himself to sleep.
  • Ino receives one from Sakura in Black Flames Dance in the Wind: Rise of Naruto about how she was never really Sakura's friend and only used her as the "ugly girl" designed to make Ino look better. How Ino couldn't stand it when Sakura proved to be smarter because Ino wanted Sakura to be her inferior in every way. Lastly, while Sakura thought she knew Sasuke and wanted to marry her idealized image of him (which she's since grown out of), Ino didn't even want that. She only wanted Sasuke because it would make her look even better. The only one who truly mattered to Ino was herself.

    Neon Genesis Evangelion 
  • Advice and Trust: In chapter Shinji gets fed up with classmate Chihiro Tanaka treating him as a prize to be won and dissing Asuka and Rei as trying to seduce him. And he makes sure that Tanaka hears about it:
    Chihiro: "You and Ayanami have been all over him for weeks, Soryu! This is totally unfair!"
    Asuka: "This contest was over before it began, Tanaka, [...] You were never good enough for him. He's saved this city even more times than I have. He deserves someone who doesn't just want him as a prize like you do."
    Chihiro: "And you'll be any better? You've treated him like your private pet, butler, and chew toy since the day you got here! You foreign bitch, I-"
    Shinji: "Asuka has been my wingmate, partner, and friend since the day we met. We killed an Angel together within two hours of meeting each other. I know she's not just trying to 'bag an Evangelion Pilot' because she's one too. And there is no one here who is braver, smarter, or hotter than her, Tanaka-san. And if you'd ever asked me about it at any time in the last three months, I'd have told you so, instead of just ignoring anything I said when I tried to be polite about telling you I wasn't looking for anyone to 'walk home with' or 'go shopping downtown with'. And if you ever call her that again I will not try to stop her at all when she rips your eyes out."
  • Evangelion 303: Asuka gave one to herself in chapter 12:
    Asuka: Nobody understands what I’m going through!
    Asuka: Do YOU understand?
    Asuka: ?!
    Asuka: Do you see what you are doing? What you’ve been doing ever since you woke up? You wrap yourself up in this warm blanket of hate because it makes you feel powerful! It’s the only way you can feel powerful again without the help of others! But it’s only a drug. A quick chemical that hides your troubles! Meanwhile they’re still there GETTING WORSE. So, once again, the great Asuka Langley Sohryu is retreating from her troubles armed with a medicine cabinet of powerful looking narcotics! My, how self-reliant you are!
  • Ghosts of Evangelion: After Third Impact Asuka tells Shinji that he gets her angry because he gets everything what she wants although he doesn't want it and doesn't value it:
    Asuka: And you didn't even appreciate it! That's what really burns me up! You get everything handed to you, everything that should be mine, and you don't even want it!
  • HERZ: The leader of GEIST gives one to all SEELE members, pointing out that the Children have the Evas, Adam, Lilith and the Spear whereas SEELE has nothing… still they trust their victory because they think The Scrolls Said So.
  • In the first chapter of Neon Genesis Evangelion: Genocide, Asuka gives Shinji one after coming back home.
    "Do you want to know what your problem is?" she said, her voice rising shrilly. "You take what you have for granted, and you think it gives you the right to talk down to me. But you've never had to work for what you have, you just get in your Eva and it goes and you are the hero. You get mad at Misato because she wants you to do what you were born to do. Well, Third Child, some of us can't choose what we want to do. Some of us lowly mortals do what we can, all that we can, because we have nothing else while you decide you are too good for the rest of us, and what do we get?"
    She pressed a hand firmly against her chest.
    "WHAT DID I GET? I got my head fucked with! And you sat there and watched and did nothing! What, you thought I had it coming, didn't you? You could have helped, couldn't you?" She was screaming now. "So don't tell me you are glad about anything that involves me! Don't give a damn because you want to make yourself feel better! That just makes it worse!"
  • Nobody Dies: The angel of terror Iruel attempts a Badass Boast at Asuka's expense, only for Asuka for fire it right back at him.
    Iruel: I am the Fear of God. I am the Angel of Terror. I will wipe this world clean of your organic sludge and remake it into my own!
    "Dollie": "And without ADAM, how does that work? You said it yourself. Godhood's lost to you. So now you're just delusional. You're code breaking down."
  • The One I Love Is: Done several times by Asuka to HERSELF as a horrified Shinji watches how she –someone whom he admired for her courage and confidence- tears herself apart.
    • In chapter 6:
      Asuka:"Do you realize how much it hurts?!" she continued, slightly shaking as if she were about to burst into tears. "Do you know how it feels to hold you, at night, knowing that the next day you'll hold her in your arms instead of me?! Do you know how I feel when we're eating together at school and that you look at HER instead of me?! I... I... I was desperate... I knew that... in the long run... I'd lose you. I'm only good at piloting EVA... That's the only thing I can do and I'm not even the best at that anymore. Her... she cooks like a chef... while I barely know how to make instant. She cleans, does the laundry, her apartment always sparkles... here, I expect you to do all those chores and my room is a mess. She's good at school... do you know that she's our class's top student, even though she misses half the classes? I can barely keep up because I can't understand all the kanji... me... a college graduate... how pathetic..."
  • After getting scolded in Neon Metathesis Evangelion over getting tossed around by Israfel's self-destruct, Asuka rips Fuyutsuki a new one over him criticizing their victory and NERV's deplorable tactics.
    Asuka: Would you rather an aesthetically pleasing defeat, Sir? Whose stupid idea was it anyway, to have us fight an active Angel? A further N2 mine drop would have it enter its passive, regenerative mode again, but nooo, some people were to embarrassed to request that from the conventional forces. Never mind how tactically sensible it would have been, but hey, can't "lose face"! Rather send out kids to fight! After all, you decision makers will be safe and cushy in your command center several dozen metres beneath the Earth. And the risks to the pilots, well, that's not worth "losing face", right? Better they be at life and death risk than you being maybe a tad embarrassed. Hah, Japanese nonsense. So Interservice Rivalry is more important than the safety of the city? Yes, surely it is better to let the angel come to a city with nearly a million inhabitants, rather than make a tactically sound request of another agency. Who do you even think you are? If you think you can do piloting better, than why don't you do it, gottverdammt noch einmal?

    One Piece 
  • In Marie D. Suesse and the Mystery New Pirate Age!, Madelyn gets two from her lover, Trafalgar Law, at two separate points
    • Chapter 23, when Law confronts Madelyn after learning that she was responsible for Luffy's execution and freeing his crew from her control.
    Trafalgar Law:"You thought I'd be happy with you stealing my crew, usurping my position and relegating me to the role of trophy consort?"
    Madelyn: "I'm sorry, I wasn't thinking. But Law... I really meant well. I wanted to help you achieve your dream. I just... I..."
    Trafalgar Law: "—murdered Straw-Hat Luffy. Your supposed brother. Yes I know what you did, Madelyn. You don't understand a man's dream, do you? It's not about winning. It's not even about finding One Piece. It's about the race to the finish line. There's no point in becoming the Pirate King if I win the title by default. And you... you took out my most respected rival in the most underhanded, lamest way imaginable! You disgust me."
    Madelyn: "Law, please don't say that! Law! You're everything to me! I... I... love you."
    Trafalgar Law: "No you don't. You're just a self-centered, monstrous, bitch who's obsessed with someone you only think you know." I should cut out your heart for what you've done. But that would be more mercy than you deserve.".
    • Chapter 31, when Madelyn, having been revealed as Mar's mother, says she regrets what she did, especially because she only intended for the Straw Hat pirates to be delayed.
    Trafalgar Law: "Mistakes? The world doesn't exist as a testing ground for your mistakes so you could learn how to be a halfway-decent human being, Madelyn! Straw-Hat Luffy! Bepo! Jean Bart! Penguin... (lists the rest of the Straw Hat and Heart Pirates)...they weren't 'mistakes'! Those were real lives, Madelyn. They were people! And because of your actions: They. Are. All. Dead!"
  • Second Wind: Luffy delivers one of these to Kuro in Chapter 6, saying that he can’t even compare to Usopp in terms of willpower…and then proves it by blasting both of them with Conquerer’s Haki. Usopp barely maintains consciousness, but Kuro struggles, and fails to.
  • This Bites!: Cross is very much aware of how much damage words can do, and he takes advantage of that very often to great effect.
    • The first one was to Smoker, once he got over his fear at the latter's request to know why Cross was stalking him:
    Cross: I was curious, sir. I wanted to observe something I'd thought was a myth until now.
    Smoker: Oh yeah? And what would that be?
    Cross: A decent Marine.
    Smoker: (now furious) Would you care to qualify that statement?
    Cross: Where do you want me to start?
    Smoker: Your general opinion of the Marines.
    Cross: Not a lot to say, really. The Marine Corps is an unscrupulous, morally corrupt military organization that is feared by civilians the world over. Simple as that.
    Smoker: (Death Glare) That's what you think of us?
    Cross: (coolly) No…It's a legitimate fact. One that you proved earlier.
    Smoker: (snorts) I didn't hurt that girl and you know it.
    Cross: (frigidly) You didn't have to. That girl, her father, and everyone who saw you was scared. Not of you, not of your powers, but of your uniform. Of what you represent. The only difference between you and those pirates you arrested? You're well-funded. You're organized. There's more of you than there are of them. And you're always there. And if the civilians try to stand up and get rid of you, then the World Government will crush them like ants.
    Smoker: (eyes narrowing) This argument is starting to sound familiar.
    Cross: (snorts) I'm no Revolutionary, but I'm not an idiot either. I keep up with the maps. Islands disappear, never to be heard from again. The World Nobles are allowed to run roughshod over the rules that their so-called bloodlines established. Hell, I've heard stories of the Marines hunting down and capturing civilians all because they bear brands. Very specific brands. (sardonic laugh) The great and powerful Marine Corps: enforcing the laws they don't follow and protecting the citizens from all but themselves.
    Soundbite: (venomously) Ooh-rah.
    (Beat while Smoker ponders Cross' words)
    Smoker: I trust you have proof to back up these claims.
    Cross: (deadpan) I can give you three. Just off the top of my head: Captain Axe-Hand Morgan, who ruled over Shell Town like it was his own little fiefdom until a pirate deposed him, Captain Nezumi of the 16th Branch, whose pockets are very open from what I've heard, and Admiral 'Akainu' Sakazuki, who doesn't give two shits about protecting civilian lives, merely killing all pirates in his path, good and bad alike.
    Smoker: (snorts derisively) Good pirates. That's a myth.
    Cross: Now there, I can give you two examples. First, I don't know about you, but I'm fairly certain that Whitebeard protecting Fishman Island is a distinctly 'good' thing to do.
    Smoker: (too promptly, as if justifying it to himself too) Neither King Neptune nor any noble of the Ryugu Kingdom has asked for support from the Marine Corps, nor has the World Government ordered us to send troops to provide support.
    Cross: (sickeningly sweetly) Oh, I get it! So the long and short of it is that the Marines won't do their job and give a flying fuck until they're ordered to, and the World Government won't order you to, I reiterate, do your jobs and protect the civilians of a member nation, because they couldn't give a crap about pirates and slavers raiding their personal aquarium. How am I doing so far, am I in the ballpark?
    Smoker: (growls quietly)
    Cross: (snorts) You know, I can't see why people call the Warlords 'government dogs'. After all, from what I've seen so far? The Marine Corps is the World Government's bitch.
    Smoker: (quickly and angrily) Didn't you say you had two points?
    Cross: (chuckles humorlessly) Well, as for the second…(grins cockily) You talked to my captain earlier, and he seemed pretty decent, no?
    (Smoker glares menacingly at Cross)
    Cross: (looking at Smoker with an unimpressed expression) Including me and my snail, my crew is precisely seven members strong. We haven't looted, plundered or pillaged the entire way here and as far as I can tell they haven't ever hurt any civilians, period. All we're doing is flying a Jolly Roger and stocking up before we go to the Grand Line. But hey! (holds up his wrists with a mock-defeated sigh) None of that matters to you. Doesn't matter to the Marines. Our flag is black, so we must be evil! So come on! Lock me up! Toss me in Impel Down to be tortured far more cruelly than most pirates could even conceive of. I mean…(tilts head curiously at Smoker) That is your job, right?
The end result is that Smoker lets him go, and gives him a tactical baton, establishing something like respect towards him. It falters when he finds out which crew he belongs to, but the Worthy Opponent status is cemented in the Alabasta arc, and any doubts he had of the accuracy of Cross' speech come to an end at the same time as said arc.
  • In the Alabasta arc, when Tashigi and Cross wind up in an Enemy Mine against Mr. 3, the Marine maintains her prejudice towards pirates...after Cross saved her life. Twice. When Tashigi insults him for the third time, accusing him of lacking basic human decency due to being a pirate, he comes very close to snapping.
Cross: (turns around and grabs Tashigi's collar, speaking frigidly) First and foremost, the only reason I'm making jokes in this situation is that I'm not numb, and unless I translate the sensations I'm feeling into excitement or otherwise, they're going to become terror and I'm going to curl up in the fetal position, crying and pissing my pants. If I had chosen to do that, we'd both be dead in that alleyway. You're welcome for that, by the way.
Tashigi: Let go of—!
Cross: (yanks her closer, bringing them face-to-face) Second, knock it off with your high-and-mighty morality bullshit. Three times now, you’ve painted me with the same black brush as anyone else who flies a Jolly Roger; what have I, or any of my crew for that matter, done to deserve that? I accept that most pirates are scum of the seas, it's a fact, but if you'd take two seconds to look at the Straw Hat Pirates' track record, you'd realize that we're not like that. We have never raped, we have never pillaged, we have done things that are dangerous, destructive and even morally questionable, but nothing unforgivable. My friends and I are not saints and I'll admit that for some of us, decent is a goodly stretch, but none of us are the monsters you make us out to be! (shoves her away and steps back) But you know what? (spreads arms invitingly) Go ahead. Go ahead and say whatever the hell you want about me, about my crew. But before you do, you have to admit to one thing, one simple, unequivocal fact.
Tashigi: And what's that!?
Cross: (jabs his finger at her accusingly) That the flag you follow is no worse than mine. That at its core, the Marine Corps is just as black as you accuse us to be. Worse, even.
Tashigi: THAT'S A LIE!
Cross: YEAH, IT IS! Because you know what? You're right! The Marine Corps is white! You’re just understating it, because you see, they take 'white' past the point where it becomes bad. Past the point where it becomes something unspeakable.
Tashigi: What the hell are you talking about?
Cross: (laughs humorlessly) Oh-ho-ho, where to even start? (snaps his fingers) Oh, I know! Let's start in the North Blue! The once-opulent White City of Flevance!”
Tashigi: That was an epidemic! The lives lost were a tragedy, but—!
Cross: They were lost in vain, Get any doctor to actually, legitimately examine a case of Amber Lead poisoning, and you know what they’ll tell you? It’s genetic. Passed down from parent to child over years. You could breathe in Amber Lead dust for decades and the only people who would suffer would be your third generation of offspring. But the doctors outside of Flevance got the wrong conclusion and were too scared and too stupid to fact-check, so they deemed it to be a plague. The World Government didn't bother to investigate, didn't bother to ask, didn't bother to even try. And you know why?” (spits) They. Didn't. Care.
Tashigi: Even if I believed that, which I don't, how the hell would you even know?!
Cross: This isn't about me. But you know what? Fine! Let’s move the aim of our discussion. Somewhere more… familiar. The East Blue, for example! Ever hear of the island of Tequila Wolf?
Tashigi: (frowns in thought) It's...a cordoned off island in the northern part of the East Blue that’s been designated as a working place for the impoverished...
Cross: Hm...Working place...that's a funny way to say 'biggest slave camp in the hemisphere.' Oh, yes! (nods at Tashigi’s shocked look) Slave camp! That’s been running for seven hundred years, all on the orders of the World Nobles. Why, you might ask? To build a bridge. Where this bridge leads, why they’re building it...hell if I know! Personally, if I had to guess, one of them decided way back when that they wanted an easier way to get to their summer home on another island and their descendants haven't let anyone stop it. But hey, then again, I could just be giving those sick fucks too much credit.
(Tashigi stammers incoherently)
Cross: But hey, you might ask how I know about that, too. So, how about I move to another relevant topic, using nothing but public knowledge. Nico Robin: The Devil's Child, wanted at a whopping 79 million beris, apparently for the crime of destroying six, count 'em, six Marine the tender age of eight. Now...(chuckles sardonically, shrugging) I don't know about you, but personally, I only see two ways something like that could possibly go down: either A, the Marine Corps is a lot more incompetent than I give it credit for, or B...That story is a steaming pile of bull.
Tashigi: And I can explain it with two words: Devil. Fruit.
Cross: Mmmyeeeaaaahh...Buuuut no. See, her powers aren’t anywhere near that kind of a capability.
Tashigi: And how the hell would you know, huh? I thought that you were keeping to public knowledge!
Cross: Well, allow me to mix in some personal experience, because I've met her! (Tashigi looks thunderstruck) She's Crocodile's second-in-command, goes by the name of 'Miss All Sunday'. She came onto our ship shortly after we met Vivi. Why she didn’t kill us, I couldn't tell you, but I can tell you what her powers are. (points to his neck) The Flower-Flower Fruit. Capable of generating her body parts from just about anywhere in her line of sight. I know because she created an arm on my torso and used it to choke me.
Tashigi: But...but that doesn't—!
Cross: Make any sense? Doesn't match up with the Marines' version of events? Because after all, you only get one Devil Fruit your entire life, and that one doesn’t sound like it's capable of levelling six battleships to me. You?
Tashigi: can't... (expression hardens) ...Excuse me if I don’t believe you when the linchpin of your argument is your own word. Sure, if this 'Miss All Sunday' is Nico Robin and she does have the Flower-Flower Fruit, I promise you that I'll apologize. Hell, I'll even promise to research those other places you mentioned if you're telling the truth. But you haven't done anything to make me blindly trust you.
Cross: Fine by me! (spreads his arms invitingly) If my words are wasted on you, then that's no skin off my bones! But know this! (jabs his finger in her chest) If you're going to put yourself behind a flag and support it with every fiber of your being, then you'd better be able to say you know it, inside and out, and trust every last part of it. I know every member of my crew, and I trust them all with my life. (leans in and narrows his eyes accusingly) Care to say the same?
The speech then comes to an abrupt end when Mr. 3 shows up, but with his defeat commences Tashigi's status as a Friendly Enemy.
  • Then he gives one to Eneru in Chapter 30. It results in him getting third degree burns on his arms and legs, forcing him to keep them perpetually bandaged. But the benefits thereof come in that Captain T-Bone joins Smoker, Tashigi, and Hina in treason and the White Berets start evacuating Angel Island way ahead of schedule, resulting in no casualties from the island's destruction.
  • And most recently, we have him giving another downright epic one to Aokiji. Cross didn't want to provoke him at first, knowing that he'd probably kill him if he did, but Aokiji went too far in his own Breaking Speech, twisting the truth to a degree that was intolerable. The end result of Cross' retaliatory speech is that Aokiji does indeed break...but aside from a presumed seed of doubt in his mind, he walks away unscathed while the Straw Hats are left in complete defeat.

  • Reggie in Pokéumans delivers one to the MSN Gang, specifically with relation to their battle tactics. This is while he gives a single-handed beatdown to the three of them.
  • Deoxys from Latias' Journey delivers one to Mewtwo. It's kind of long, but the recap is that Mewtwo's whole life of pain is caused by his own will to live.
    Just a bit of it: "Do you know why you have suffered so much in your life, Mewtwo? Why you were tortured in Giovanni's hands, why you suffered from depression and doubt about your existence, why your very genes betray you by decaying at an abnormal rate? The answer to that is the same as the answer to why you have suffered just like this in all your past lives: because you wanted to live so badly that you took on enough of my essence to doom yourself to a life of despair and never-ending pain. In some timelines you found peace and happiness, in others you did not. In still other timelines, the call of your instincts and the piece of me within you grew to the point where you not only accepted your fate, but chose to bring it to all, making yourself into my vessel, a projection of my will. That is why the other Mewtwo was on the ship, he and some of the others present realized how awful life in general is, even if on the individual level it can be pretty good for some, and resolved to end or control it in any way they saw fit, giving in fully to the piece of me within them. "You chase the fate that befalls you, Mewtwo. Destiny or prophecies, whatever they may be, be damned, YOU, in the very end, are the reason for your own pain."
  • Bianca and Brock in A New Chance Series both give one to Team Rocket, but for different reasons. Bianca gives one to Jessie, calling her out for calling Ash "twerp" even though he just risked his life and Pokemon to save Team Rocket's from Rico, and for being a criminal like him in general. But it's also done out of anger for not being able to rescue Larvitar's mother
    • Brock gives Jessie and James a composed, albeit more cutting one not only for being crooks, but incompetent ones, having never been able to catch Ash's Pikachu, at still trying to even though he's gotten much better than them. It's not said out of spite, but as a plea for them to give up being crooks, since he's also trying to make them see how painful their job can be, and he even says they are perfectly capable of doing good. But he warns them if they keep robbing Pokemon after this, than they truly are irredeemable. A couple of chapters later, and it's clear the realization stuck.
  • In May's Crush Harley manages to have Misty turn all of Cerulean City against May by tricking her into believing that May's abusive towards Ash. May eventually calls Misty out for believing Harley, someone she's just met, over Ash and Brock, who she's known far longer, and therefore should be more easily believable:
    Misty: Well, maybe I'm not interested in Ash anymore...and maybe I am. I don't know anymore. What I do know is that as one of his best friends, I should keep him from people who intend to harm him. People like you.
    May: So are you gonna be protecting Ash by forcing me to leave him? Are you going to find fault in every girl he finds interest in?
    Misty: Only if they hurt him!
    May: Oh? And how many stories are you going to be told before you believe the accuser? Because all it took was one liar to convince you that your friends are conspiring against you.
    Misty: You be quiet! You're only trying to confuse me, like you confused Brock! Ash won't admit it because he's afraid of what people would think about him getting abused by a girl! And Brock doesn't know that this entire thing is going on under his nose!
    May: So says Harley, right? And he's definitely a reliable source to your best friends.
    Misty: Shut up! Quit trying to confuse me!
    May: Why is it confusing? Is it because you want me away from Ash so badly that you can't believe your friends?
    Misty: Shut up!
    May: You know Ash and Brock probably better than I ever will. And yet, you yourself refuse to believe them when they tell you something. You want to be part of the gang again, and when you see someone else stealing your role, you get jealous of them. Is that it?
    Misty: (throws a punch at May) I hate you, May!
    May: (catches punch) No. You shouldn't hate, Misty. When you hate someone, you can never see anything good about them. You get consumed with their faults that you can't see the beauty they have inside. And you never allow yourself to become their friend. When you hold grudges, and hate, it's you cutting yourself off from everyone else, not them cutting themselves off from you. That's a lesson Ash taught me.
  • Cori Falls's work has Jessie, James, Meowth, Gary and their friends constantly delivering these to anyone who's wronged them in the slightest. Ash is usually on the receiving end, but James gives a rather epic one to Misty that drives her to tears and shames her into apologizing for her bad behavior.
  • In Sylvia the Sylveon, the titular character gives one to Dilandau after he sets a forest on fire. He responds by giving one back to her.
  • After Misty challenges Ash to a Pokemon Battle in Common Sense over her disbelief he could be better than her, Ash points out that not only is she using the exact same strategy she derided him for using during his gym battle against her, but that if he wins she'll just complain that he "cheated", got lucky, that the sun was in her eyes or some other nonsense. He then declares he won't battle her as she's not worth his time.
  • In AAML: Diamond and Pearl Version, there are two. In their Full Battle at Lake Acuity, Paul is shown brutally hurting Ash's team during the fight (Electabuzz's Thunder Punch seriously messed up Charizard's face, Magmortar chars Sceptile almost beyond recognition and burns half his tail off) and Ash finally snaps after Paul backhands Ash's baby Riolu.Paul responds with a harsh speech that derides Ash as a foolish and weak trainer who doesn't have what it takes to do what needs to be done in battle.
    Ash: "Why are you trying to hurt my Pokémon Paul?! Why are you trying to make them hurt?! That's not what battling is about! Battling isn't an opportunity to make your opponents suffer!"
    • But right after Paul's Magmortar knocked out Pikachu with a Fire Punch to the face, Ash replies to Paul with a brutal speech about how Paul is a needlessly cruel trainer, and how his insistence on treating his Pokemon like tools, and his refusal to bond with them, is what's keeping them both from reaching their full potential.
    Ash: "I hope you're satisfied with what you've done, Paul. You've proved to me that you really don't care about the well-being of Pokémon. I always thought to myself that way deep down, you cared about Pokémon, and you really did want to be friends with them, but now I see. I see that you really do only see them as tools, and I've never met any trainer that was as cruel to Pokémon as you." (...) "I was there when Brandon swept you, using only Regirock, Regice, and Registeel to do it…you wanna know how I beat him Paul? I beat him because my Pokémon didn't know the meaning of the word quit, they refused to let me lose because they cared about me, and they knew that I cared about them. And until you learn that, you'll never be a true winner like Brandon, no matter how strong you get."
  • In Pokémon Reset Bloodlines, Sabrina gives a scathing one to Dario, shortly before telekinetically snapping his neck:
    Sabrina: It's people like you that do need to disappear.
    Dario: What on earth are you talking about you freak of nat…
    Sabrina: The world is being filled with the inadequate, the dull, and the lazy. Even as the remarkable do prove themselves, your kind crowds them out. No one can see the good artists from the average, the excellent cooks from the boring, the remarkable artist from the one who simply copies…I have felt their frustrations as sure as I have felt them myself. You are a prime example of what your kind does to the truly talented Dario. You had no remarkable skill at anything, you're driven on to produce inferior results, where better talented people could have easily been obtained if you weren't given your cushion of family blood. You couldn't even bother trying to fix yourself; you instead looked at actual talent around you, like Lara Laramie, and tried to bring her down to your level with trickery and sabotage. In trying to make yourself, a waste of space with no talent, look good, you made so many with actual skill and brains look bad. You cost them business, reputation, self-esteem, and caused actual injuries to themselves and the Pokémon they put more time into than you ever did yours. Yet, you can't even manage that, you failed and made yourself so exposed that no one will be surprised when they find your dead body in the water tomorrow. You were so pathetic you reacted the same in two timelines.

    Rosario To Vampire 
  • Rosario Vampire: Brightest Darkness:
    • In Act IV chapter 19, while beating up Hitomi, Inner Moka dishes one out:
    Inner Moka: You have some nerve to call yourself a teacher. All I see is a demented woman, one with no artistic talent of her own. So she has to take all the artists around her as her own pawns. Simply pathetic.
    • In Act VI chapter 25, Moka and co. (mostly Moka, but the others put their own opinion in) publicly berate the HDA for refusing to see that not all monsters are bad even after everything they've done to try and make peace with them:
    Moka: You arrested us. You took us away and scheduled us for execution just because we were monsters. We didn't want to cause any trouble. We didn't want anyone to get hurt. We only came to try to help, but you wouldn't listen to us. We didn't want to hurt you yesterday, but you gave us no choice. We had to free ourselves from being wrongfully imprisoned and accused of being enemies of mankind. Yes, we did harm and even kill some of the HDA when we broke out of your jail. We didn't want to, but we had to. You wouldn't listen to us. You wouldn't even try to understand. You just blamed us for everything because we were monsters and you were scared! We wanted peace with your race, and still do. But tell me honestly, did you want peace with us? Did you? Were you even willing to give us a chance, or does us being monsters automatically mean we're the devils? We told you that we would deal with monsters that were out of line, just as you deal with your own kind who cause trouble in your world, but the moment a monster acts out, you all jump to the notion of war! We risked out lives to help save you, to save all of you, and you still think we're nothing but horrible monsters! We exposed ourselves to you, told you everything you wanted to know about us. We wanted to live in peace with you! But the second a rogue monster causes a scene you blame all of us! You're unbelievable! We put an end to Fairy Tale! We stopped Alucard! We killed those that destroyed your school and city! My friend here even just shot that massive demon out of the sky by means that I can't even begin to fathom! What do we have to do to prove to you that we aren't evil?!
    Render: You know what? I was going to say sorry about having to kill some of your comrades the other day. I mean, hey, I didn't want to dice them into pieces. They were just trying to kill me and my smoking hot girlfriend, so of course I wasn't going to take that lying down. But it's obvious that none of you are sorry about the way you've been treating us or are even willing to listen to us. Our friend here just obliterated that demon above for you and you're aiming your guns at her again. The hell kind of manners is that?
    Mizore: You people are more of monsters than we are. You won't even give us a chance just because we're different; you think we're all the same. I could have used lethal force earlier while trying to help my friends escape the real evil monsters that were here when your police tried to shoot us. They didn't even ask questions or try to detain us; they tried to kill us on sight. But I didn't kill them. They're alive, and aside from having a few bruises, they'll be just fine.
    Leon: We stopped the monsters who were running around here causing havoc, but I guess that means nothing to you, does it?
    Akasha: I put an end to several large demons in your city, and this is the thanks I get? I see mankind's manners haven't changed in all these years.
    Moka: The HDA has been nothing but a barrier in any efforts to forming peace with you people; they treat all monsters as absolute evils regardless of their nature. I've laid my life on the line for your kind, and this is what I get for it, a gun to my face and accusations of being a plague in your world. I value life, no matter what it may be. Do you? We put a stop to the monster attack in your home. We tried to save as many lives as we could. We've begged you to listen and allow us the chance to explain what happened, yet you still point that thing at me. You want to kill me just because I'm a monster? Can there really be no peace between our worlds? If so, then go ahead and shoot. You won't get an easier shot than this. Just remember that we're willing to give peace a chance, but this monster in the darkness, the one that has attacked both our worlds in his quest for total domination... he will not be so merciful as to give you a similar chance.
    • In Act VI chapter 30, when Hothorne asks her how she expects him to just believe her story about Babylon and trust that they're telling the truth, Moka is quick to turn his own words against him, pointing out that he has no room to talk to her about trust considering the HDA's Van Helsing Hate Crimes mentality:
    Moka: You're one to speak about trust. How can we even trust you after how you treated us? We protected you from Alucard, we exposed ourselves willingly and told you everything you wanted to know about us, we've cooperated with your governments and even had three of our own students join your school as an act of peace. You're the ones that throw us all in the same lot when one of us acts out; you're the ones that have trust issues. Humans shot at us yesterday, tried to kill us all without even listening to us or willing to hear reason, yet I don't assume all humans are evil and want to kill us. There was a human girl who risked her life to free us, her name was Sandra and she gave her life helping us. She died because her own kind shot her, killed her like a common criminal all because she wanted to help those she knew were innocent. You treat all of us like evil monsters, like we're all out to destroy humanity and ravage the earth. Well, those are nothing but children's stories, Mr. Tamaka. Not all monsters are the devils. But there is one that's worse than the devil, and he's targeting both of our worlds for annihilation. So, tell me this right now, is this going to be a free-for-all, or do you want to have allies who can help you against this threat?

    Steven Universe 
  • The Big Bad Zoisite delivers this to the Crystal Gems in Chapter 11 of Magna Clades.
    "Poor, unfortunate souls..." Zoisite spoke suavely to them after his big reveal. " have no one to help you but yourselves. Do you really think it matters in the end who I can take down?" He let out an impish chuckle. "Of course not. Because no matter what, you're going to protect those dirty, wretched humans who haven't any brains to distinguish what is pure and sacred and what isn't. A human's life is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying..."

    He leaned over to the 'half-breed' boy Steven and whispered, no, almost mouthed with a rather sinister inflection, "...nothing."
  • In Chapter 10 of Young and Beautiful, Rose Quartz of all Gems gives one to Zirconia when the latter is acting out on her jealousy of Greg.
    Rose Quartz: You know, Zirconia, I understand that you've been very fond of me for the last few millenia or so; but what you just said was so unbelievably offensive that I can't even begin to tell you how much it hurt. How dare you suggest I'd have the nerve to just leave you to die at the hands of an old enemy. Is that how you expected to repay me after everything I've done for you, for Pearl, for Amethyst, for everybody? Maybe I was wrong about you...

  • In chapter six of Matriarch, Pink Diamond chews out Blue Diamond and Yellow Diamond at a ball just before she fakes her own death and becomes Rose Quartz for good.
Blue Diamond: “You know, I think every gem has struggled with living up to their purpose at some point. It's just a part of being a gem. We all want to have our place after all... but rest assured that yours is right here with us. You just have to accept it, and make the best of what you've been given, just like everyone else before you has done for hundred thousands of years.... I bet that even White has days where it takes her some effort to do her work. You know how she dislikes being around big crowds for too long...”
Pink Diamond: “Well, maybe if she was going to hate being around us so much, she shouldn't have made us just so that we could all be miserable just because she says so! Then she could have the whole planet to herself, and no one would have to suffer! I can't believe you honestly want me to go out there and, like, pretend to all the gems that we're all perfect and special and that that's why you get to do with them whatever we want... Just LOOK at us! You all think you're SO MUCH better than everyone else, and that everyone should be just like us, but we're terrible. We're the single most terrible bunch of people I have ever heard of. Everything in this place is terrible. This whole planet is the most terrible place I know. You wanna know why there's gems rebelling? That's why! Because everything is terrible though you act like it's not. If the gems out there knew what we're really like, they'd up and shatter all four of us. They'd grind us into fine dust and everyone would be happy about it! No one would be sad at all!
Blue Diamond: That's enough Pink. You don't know what you're saying.
Pink Diamond: No Blue. You don't know what you're saying! You think that one day I'll just shut up, apologize and that I'll be just like you. But I never want to be like you! I hate you! I hate all of you! I hate you more than anything! I don't ever want to be like you! I'd rather be shattered than become just like you! I'd rather be shattered!
Blue Diamond: Pink! Don't you ever say such a thing! Not even in jest!
Yellow Diamond: Stop it, Pink. You're making Blue very upset.
Pink Diamond: Oh, Blue's upset? Blue's upset? Well, Yellow, maybe one day you're gonna have to explain to her that she's not the only person in the universe who has feelings! But hey, at least she has feelings, which is more than I can say for you and White!
Yellow Diamond: You. Are. Out. Of. Line.
Pink Diamond: Oh really? What am I in trouble for? Saying the truth for once?
Blue Diamond: Piiink! You're being impossible right now!
Pink Diamond: You know, I really thought... that at least you two cared about me, or about anything at all... But you don't. You don't care a bit. You're no different from White!
Yellow Diamond: Shut. Your. Mouth.
Pink Diamond: ...sometimes, you even ''sound'' like her. Sometimes, I listen to myself, and even ''I'' sound like her.... And that's just what she'd want. She wants us all to be heartless and terrible just like her... but you know what? I'd rather be shattered! I hate White! I hate everything she is, I hate this planet, and I hate all of you! I hate you all so, so much! I hate you more than anything else in this universe!

  • In the Rose Redemption AU, Rose really lets White Diamond have it when the latter calls her to try and apologize.
White Diamond: “Oh, well hello Starlight!”
Rose Quartz/Pink Diamond: “Rose.”
White Diamond: “Come again?”
Rose Quartz/Pink Diamond: “My name is Rose. Rose Quartz Universe. I am not your Starlight.”
White Diamond: “Now dear, I understand that you must be very upset with me.”
Rose Quartz/Pink Diamond: “And why’s that I wonder?
White Diamond: “I… well…”
Rose Quartz/Pink Diamond: “No, no, take your time. There are plenty of adequate answers to choose from. Still having trouble, are you? How about we start with the time you violated my son by ripping his gem from his body!”
White Diamond: “But I turned out to be right in the end, didn’t I? You really were inside of your gem, just not in the way I had initially thought!”
Rose Quartz/Pink Diamond: “So you’re saying you were justified in harming my son, is that it?
White Diamond: “Darling, please. Don’t twist my words like that…”
Rose Quartz/Pink Diamond: “You know, it’s funny. As I recall, you had told me back then that you didn’t need me. But from what Steven has told me, it seemed you were quite desperate to have me back. What? Was Blue’s weeping not as sweet as mine for you?”
White Diamond: “Pink…Rose. I’m sorry. I am truly sorry for having hurt you so deeply for so long. You were right to leave me. I’ll even go so far as to admit that I was wrong. You are better than me.”
Rose Quartz/Pink Diamond: “I acknowledge your apology, White, but I don’t accept it.”
White Diamond: “Please dear, I’m trying to be better.”
Rose Quartz/Pink Diamond: “Steven may have forgiven you, but I won’t. Not now. Not ever. Your little apology doesn’t make up for everything you said and did to me. You may look down on humans, White, but do you know what they would do if you had done what you did on Earth? You would have been reprimanded, or worse, detained! Because they know how despicable and vile people like you are! You always made me feel like it didn’t matter if I was there or not, but what did you do when I finally left? You lashed out at me in spite. And you even went so far as to extend your wrath to everyone I had grown to love and care for away from your suffocating gaze. And from what Steven told me, you knew it was me down here. Because how dare I find happiness outside of the confines of the little bubble you made for me, right? And as if that wasn’t enough, you went on to inflict your torment onto my son. My own child! Because that’s what you do, White. You hurt everyone else around you. And I don’t know if it’s because of something you went through before even my time, or if you really are just an empty, shallow being whose only joy is making everyone else around you feel every bit as miserable and powerless as you. And neither do I care enough anymore to find out.
White Diamond: “Now you’re being completely unfair! It took a great deal of time to work up the courage to speak to you! Please, I want to make it up to you, please tell me what has to be done!
Rose Quartz/Pink Diamond: “You know what I want from you, White? I want to never. See you. Again.
White Diamond: “Pink… I’m sorry… I need you… What else do you want me to say?”
Steven could hear Rose begin to laugh. But once more this was different. The bombastic, goofy laugh he came to associate with her replaced with an icy snicker.
Rose Quartz/Pink Diamond: “What’re those? Tears? Shape up, deary. I thought you told me Diamonds didn’t cry.”
[Rose hangs up.]

  • In the Supergirl (2015) fanfic "The Love of Forgetting," Lena Luthor gives her brother Lex one, mostly based on his incompetence rather than his morality (since she knows he doesn't care about that). While the fic was written before Lex appeared on the show, Lena and Lex's interactions end up being very similar to what is seen on the show.
    Lex: This isn't a children's game. Aliens are infiltrating this world secretly and steadily. And the poster children of the invasion amass goodwill on an international scale, all while hiding the most basic facts of their identities—
    Lena: Maybe you're right, maybe they are. But that's not why you hate them. That's not why the vendetta. That's not why you made the Lexosuits.
    Lex: They need to be contained—
    Lena: We have kryptonite for containment. The suit, was about beating them at arm-wrestling. It was pointless, prohibitively expensive, and it exposed you as a fraud. You weren't being a scientist, then, or even a good businessman—you let them make you feel small. They are fundamentally different, and ultimately all you took from that was that you couldn't beat them at their own biological advantages.
    Lex: They have to be stopped. What they can do, what people see in what they do—don't you know what's happening? What's said in those articles, and on the streets? They are being further deified with each passing day. They are not gods.
    Lena: Neither are we. The difference between us, Lex, is that doesn't terrify me.
  • Survivors: When Kara wants to wipe her birth mother's holographic message her sister Alex talks her out of it and then berates her impulsiveness:
    Alex: This is just like when you wanted to flush your mother's necklace. You make these quick decisions that you might regret the years from now or even tomorrow. Use your head!

  • Marguerite (AKA Mistress Minor) gives one to Leader Acacia in Chapter 19 of All in the Family.
    Mistress Minor: Hey! I don't know who you think you are, but if there's one thing I'm sure you could never be, it would be God.
    Warden: Marguerite... No...
    Mistress Minor: Dad, butt out. (focuses on Leader Acacia) You think you're so tough, don't you, Acacia? You think you can just sneer all you like and rule from your throne until your son Fidel is ready, don't you, Acacia? Well, I've got three words for you: Go. To. Hell. And I'll say them again. Go. To. Hell.
    Mistress Major: Maggie, darling, I don't think that's a good idea.
    Mistress Minor: And those threats about reducing me and my family and my friends to limbless, blind, deaf and sewn-up dummies? Guess what? They don't scare me one bit! Ha!
    Warden: Marguerite, I think that's quite enough.
    Mistress Minor: Dad, let me handle this. (focuses once again on Leader Acacia) I'm tired of waiting for this STUPID war to be over. And I'm tired of people like you who insist that the world revolves around them and that they know their destiny when they know nothing! I don't know my destiny but I don't feel the need to act confident that I do. And that's your worst flaw of all: overconfidence. You can't hurt us, like you say you can, anymore than my father's father has, or Lord Stingray when he first came to us, or the man who killed Grandma.
    Mistress Minor: So you just let him go... like THAT?! Without even questioning his motives?! Fidel wants revenge on us- or 'justice' as he calls it -because of what happened to his mom. You must all be as dumb as a sack of rocks to have him win you over like he did, because now thanks to you, Finn is in trouble and the Cubans might want to take advantage of him. I should've known you were all nothing more than a bunch of quacks...
  • Chapter 1 of Upward Spiral sees Jared unleash one onto the Warden after he fails big time to revive the Doctor with a magic spell and utterly destroys his body in the process.
    Warden: Are you saying that it's MY fault that the Doctor's dead?!
    Warden: Oh, I'm mad, all right! Mad at you for spouting such blasphemy!
    Warden: Well, I...I, uh... Doesn't matter! I didn't need that old doctor anyways! I can just hire a NEW doctor! A-HA! Take that, Smart Ass!
    Jared: We CAN'T! You just wasted a ton of money for the funeral preparations, which means we're now gonna have to cut costs to make up for the lost revenue, which includes NOT hiring anymore new employees!
    Warden: We can always make up for it selling more dismembered limbs!
    Jared: We cut all ties with that market months ago, on your orders!
    Warden: Well, there's always, umm...w-we can always just, uhh...I...
  • A bit of a subversion in Chapter 12 of Extended Stay, as Mistress starts off her wedding vows listing Warden's flaws before going on to proclaim how much she loves him for being a Psychopathic Manchild.
    Mistress: Warden, you are by far the most immature man-child I've ever met. You can barely go 5 minutes without going off on some new childish activity. You can barely take care of yourself, and you infuriate me to no end. Yet, you bring out the best in me. You showed there was a side of me I didn't even know was there. You may be a man-child, but that's what I love about you. I hope you will take me as your wife.

    Total Drama 
  • Monster Chronicles Cedric gives out several of the course of the story, his most brutal being the one he gives to Duncan in Chapter 11 for his cowardice.
    Cedric:You got that right Pride. You're no hero, if you were you would have stopped me ages ago. But the thing is, you're just afraid!
    Duncan: I'm not afraid of you!
    Cedric: Lies! I can tell when people lie to me you know Pride. But that's not the only thing you're afraid of. You're scared of losing your cool boy image, and will do anything to keep it. But if you stand up to me, you'll be a hero, which is the opposite of what you want isn't it? I was wrong about you Pride, you're not a psychopath or a goodie goodie. You're just a pathetic little coward.
  • Total Drama Generations has Duncan call out Gwen for causing the chain of events that nearly got him eliminated despite the two starting to become friends again.
    Duncan: You rejected me. You have a boyfriend. That's fine. That's your call. I have to pay for my mistakes when I was a dumb kid. That's life. That's fine. But what's not fine is telling me we can be friends. Then we chat and have fun at the fire, and here I am thinking things are going fine! Hell, I was excited at the thought of becoming friends again! But no, turns out you were stringing me along and plotting behind my back to get me voted off. Like, what the hell, are you Heather now or something?
    Gwen: Duncan, no, I can explain. You don't understand-
    Duncan: Oh I understand. I understand everything now. I understand...that you are a selfish bitch.
  • Gwen herself dishes out one to Courtney in the Total Drama Comeback Series, when she's finally had it with the CIT's endless whining about how much she hates Harold and wants him to suffer horribly because he rigged the votes to get her eliminated last season. She actually does have reasons to hate Harold that are a bit less petty than “he got me unfairly eliminated“, but Gwen doesn’t know that, and neither does anyone else.
    Gwen: (with her eye twitching) You've been complaining about him since day one of this contest. And you haven't managed to say two sentences without saying how much you want him to die or suffer. Could you drop it?
    Courtney: I'm just saying what the cheating dork should have happen to him.
    Gwen: No, what should happen is for you to SHUT UP! I have had it with your whining and complaining! Harold's trying to be nice to you, and you just won't give him a second chance! There are three little words that I wish would puncture your thick skull, drill through your inflated ego, and into that narrow-minded brain of yours: GET! OVER! IT!

  • We have a few of these in the Gensokyo 20XX series:
    • In 20XXIV, we get one from Mokou directed at Ran for her bitchy behavior:
      "Am I gonna get hit? Okay, hit me! It won't change the fact that you're a bitch who's started to take her problems out on everyone else. Yeah, you've gone through hell, we all have, and Yukari, also known as Tosca has gone through what you've gone through, over and over and over and over and over and over and over and over, and, yet, she didn't turn into anything like you, BITCH! Now, before you think of sayin' anything, shut the hell up, mmkay. It's not the fact that you don't like to be touched, that of which almost caused you to be a small child through the wall, or the trauma you went through, which had to have been brutal, trust me, I know, it's the fact that you have other underlying problems that you've tried to shove away and would have done so if the box that is the deepest recesses of your being wasn't already full. Yeah, I can understand that you can and have to heal but that doesn't give you a reason be bitchy and damn near negligent. No, your fiancé, who I should note is extremely nice, doesn't want that from you and doesn't even bring it up but Chen wants her mom back and says she wants her to love her again. Not cool, as she's given up on life. Hell, you almost put a small child, Reimu, through a wall because she grabbed onto you, somethin' that she does when she wants to be held. Lemme axe ya' a questions, what the hell is ya' problem? The problem is with you is that you have never at all bothered to to talk about your problems to those who care and when they do show ya' some interests, you are quick to say, "Oh, it's fine." or push them away, much like you're doing now. So lemme axe ya a questions, why the hell is it you're a bitch?!"
    • Also from 20XXIV, earlier, we get one from Chen directed at Miko for trying to hide her disability:
      "YOU CAN SUCK MY ASS!! You have to tell someone that you are going blind and yet you won't, pretending everything's fine, when it isn't. I can't even use my left arm and leg and I go to the potty in a diaper but you don't see me pretending everything is the same and I know it isn't! Tell someone that you are going blind! You told me but why not them? They care about you, too, and yet you're pretending nothing is wrong, making everyone scared. You tell me to be quiet about it but, you know what? Being quiet won't do any good, this is something you have to tell about and you want to be quiet! Hell no! It won't do any good to be quiet because what is in the dark will come to light! Is that what you want, to be quiet and act like everything is fine, while you stagger around in darkness, living in misery and sadness? If you want to be quiet, fine, suck my ass and live in the misery and darkness that will soon be your life, the life you won't let anyone be the light to."
    • We also get one from another from Chen during the events of 20XXV directed at Yume Ni for waiting, as well as wanting a then ill Reimu to die and it broke her:
      "You're one to talk about having one foot in the grave and, yet, you bear a grudge to the point of madness! If Reimu died, would you be happy then?! I'll let you know, I won't be. You speak of that as if she is unaware, yet, she is. She is fully aware of that and, yet, she does nothing about it because she can't and, to be honest, try as we might, we can't do a thing about it either besides make her final years, months, weeks, days, hours, minutes, and seconds happy, as that is really what can be done, yet, despite that, she enjoys life anyway and that, it seems, cannot be taken from her. Sure, she stabbed you with a pair of scissors but, to be fair, you kicked her in her face and, be noted, she tried to stab with a pair of scissors that one time, you fucking dumbass! And, to be kinda honest, I wish she had strangled you, just to the point where, if you survived, the scars from which would remain forever, serving as a reminder of your foolishness. You speak of Reimu having one foot in the grave, when you were born not too long before a time of madness, the very which we still bleed and heal from, the very which death would have been mercy and most welcomed. We ALL have had one foot in the grave, so you are in no place to talk. Hell, your own mother has attempted suicide more than once, had gone insane during that time, and went through a self-destructive phase, as well as the fact that she's almost died giving birth, Yukari's mind went to shit and she's spent most of her time insane, even contemplating suicide to appease the ghosts, to put an end to the pain, I attempted suicide, and Reimu couldn't even talk coherently and her innocence betrayed her, leaving her with memories she cannot even cope with. Death for her would be both mercy and tragedy and, yet, should she die, her final memories of you would be how horrible you were to her. As she lays sick in that bed, I'm pretty sure she is thinking about how happy you or everyone will be when she's gone because, as far she knows, all she does is cause trouble and doesn't want to anymore. As a matter of fact, her very existence seem to be loathed by pretty much most of the world and you harbor the same animosity, treating her with the same cruelty. What you deal to someone will come back at you a thousand fold and you dealt Reimu pain, something she lacked the comprehension of, thus she dealt it back, with something that terrified you. If she dies of her illness, I will leave and that will be it but I will NEVER forgive you for how you've treated her. May Inari Ōkami have mercy on your soul for the sins you shall spend the remainder of your existence atoning for and suffering through."
    • Earlier, we get one from Yukari to Paintbrush Bitch, when the latter called her a whore:
    "Oh-ho-ho, you have some nerve calling me a whore, BITCH! I've sank to levels that you can never barely manage to even crawl, let alone drag yourself, back from and I live with regrets that still eat and claw away at my very being, so do you seriously think I will take being a called a whore by a lowlife bitchy paintbrush of a kitsune who has no place to talk? HELL NO! I've been called that so many times that, after awhile of that and unbearable suffering, over and over and over, again and again and again, until I ultimately felt broken with little else to live for and wanting no more than to die, "Whore" may as well have been my name! Do NOT call me WHORE!!"
    • Earlier, in 20XXV, when the kids go missing, Ren, the resident Nice Guy, tells off Paintbrush Bitch
      "Pardon me, Miss, not meaning to be rude, but I think you are a total bitch and that your question is rather redundant because I care about them because I love them and they are very much like my own, especially since I've bonded with them, helped take care of them, sacrificed for them, and done almost everything for and with them, I cannot think of something horrible befalling them. They are but babies and that is the reason for the worry as people in this world, the real monsters, have no qualms about doing any of the things you've said. If anything, I do hope they either come back or that we will find them. They may not be your children but they are our children and we love them very much, also, we have lost far too many children and we needn't lose any more. Thank you for listening, fuck off, and shut the hell up."
    • From chapter 101, we get this from Reimu to Baka and it shuts him up for awhile:
    "All you do is complain of your life, yet you never do anything to make it better. If you hate your existence, then end it where it is. If you think ending mine will please you, then do it! Dance, fucker, dance! Do it! After all, you have nothing left to lose from putting an end to a little girl, especially one with nothing left to lose. What's the matter? What upsets you? Is it me or is it yourself? Dance, fucker, my patience is wearing thin! Hah-hah, you are just like all the rest, thinking the world owes you living, yet quick to complain. I don't want to be sick anymore and all I've done is to cause trouble, just a burden, and you complain! If you despise what is your existence, then end it. If you blame me for your misery, then, fine, end it, end it where it is! Do it! You have nothing left to lose from putting an end to a little girl. You complain of how miserable your life is, when no one wants to be someone else's burden or to be sick or different. I'M DYING, don't you understand that?! Aren't I dying? Aren't I? Nothing can be done about that and I don't complain. I should be complaining but complaining won't do a thing and neither will it make the sickness go away. You complain and bitch, when those that have the right don't!"
    • In Life in Gensokyo Village we get one from Yukari directed towards Reimu's then Missing Mom:
      "Listen, in some time, you may not care about this anymore so I'm just going to say what I have to say. Listen to me, I've always wanted to raise a family, to bear children of my own, but I CAN'T bear children and knowing I can't is something that has tortured me inside for a long time and it still does, rubbing salt even further in the wounds that already cannot heal. You bitch, I resent you deeply for reminding me of that and wanting the child you brought into this world back after you chose to give to someone else to play mother to and for squandering a gift that my own body denies me. If Reimu rejected you, then I'm sorry but you had it coming and it isn't like you didn't deserve it for being absent from her life from that period. If it weren't in Reimu's best interests for her to go back with you then I would have kept her and she was so happy with me."
  • From Imperfect Metamorphosis, Yuuka delivers a particularly scathing one to Remilia towards the end of chapter 42.
    Yuuka: "You're a corpse. A dead little girl, who should have been rotten away to nothing but maggot food hundreds of years ago, consigned to nothing but a skeleton and a stone with a name and two dates, if you were lucky. It is only because some other shambling corpse chose you for a meal that you remain. Do you comprehend, oh foul creature of the night? You're leftovers, a memory of a meal long discarded. So don't you dare go putting on airs with me, you pathetic, mewling quim! I can only pray that when your sister has been properly broken into and trained, she at least learns a measure of the humility that you are so sorely lacking."
  • In Touhou Ibunshu, Yukari receives several; most interestingly, some come from her closest friends and allies. For reference, this fic's version of Perfect Cherry Blossom was actually a suicide attempt on Yukari's part - an attempt that, if successful, would have also killed off all of Gensokyo in a particularly horrible manner. First, she's confronted by Yuyuko, and more or less tries to brush her off. Then Ran actually gets under her skin, prompting her to actually fight her beloved shikigami. Ran keeps hammering Yukari with her Death Seeker mindset, to which she responds with ever more brutal force. And to cap it off, when she's about to deliver a killing blow, Chen steps up to the plate and refuses to let Yukari execute Ran. Deprived of her last pawn and driven to the absolute edge, Yukari shatters. Later on, during the Imperishable Night section, Mokou again reminds her of the abominable acts she committed and mocks her attempts at redemption, comparing them to her own immortality and how she's doomed to go and repeat herself over and over. However, thanks to some hard Character Development, Yukari's able to shrug off this last attempt.

  • In the Twilight Hate Fic Tough Love, Charlie has finally had it with Bella and kicks her out of the house after she wastes literally the entire school year in a Wangst-induced self-destructive depression after being dumped by Edward in September. Among other things, he calls her out for: treating him like crap even though he's her own dad, not taking care of her truck to the point that it needs $4,300 in repairs, driving away all her friends because she doesn't care about anyone who isn't the Cullens, getting fired from her job at the sports store by being a terrible employee, doing absolutely none of her homework or schoolwork (and ending up with a GPA of 1.3), and generally being a useless sad sack who's not good for anything other than complaining and crying over her ex-boyfriend. Most importantly, he makes sure to hammer it in how shallow and abusive her relationship with Edward is and the unbelievable amount of time and energy she's wasted sobbing over him for months.

Night in the Woods
  • Towards the middle of The Broken Road That Led Me to You, Bea starts to spiral into a depression as her and Mae's road trip comes to an end. Since this is Bea we're talking about, she cruelly lashes out at Mae and all but states that she should have died during the events of the game. She regrets it immediately, but Mae absolutely snaps.
    Mae: You know what? (slaps her hand on the table) Maybe you’re right! Maybe I should have! That would have made a whole lot of people’s lives a lot easier, wouldn’t it? Mom and dad wouldn’t have to worry about their mooch of a daughter—
    Bea: Mae, no—
    Mae: —Gregg wouldn’t be so tempted to be a legend or some stupid shit, wouldn’t be off doing crimes with little ol’ Mae Borowski, the troublemaker
    Bea: I didn't mean—
    Mae: —Aunt Molly could stop hunting my ass down every time I snuck out of the house! And Beatrice Santello could finally live her own little pathetic, miserable life in the crap shack her parents built because she can’t let go!
    Bea: Can't let go? Fuck you!
    Mae: No, fuck you! You just make excuses for things to suck! At least I try, Beatrice! I tried to go to college! I tried to pick up the pieces of my own shitty-ass life, to figure out what the hell I was going to do afterward! You don’t think I already hate myself enough? You think I need you adding to it all? Again?
    Bea: (taken aback) ...Again?
    Mae: Yeah! How do you think it feels, having someone you care about, constantly bully you? Call you worthless, a failure, an idiot? When I got back home, you hated me. I know you did. Shit, you admitted it to my face. And don’t think I didn’t notice the way you were with Jackie. You... God, you broke me over and over again, and I just kept coming back for more punishment. Well. Guess you were right. I am an idiot. And an especially pathetic one, at that. Because I actually thought maybe you were a good person.
  • Later in the same story, Bea herself gives an incredibly cathartic one to her father when he tries to forbid her from seeing Mae. The downside is that this clues him in on the nature of their relationship, and he furiously tells her to get out when her speech is done.
    Bea: Forbid me? I'm twenty-one goddamn years old, you can't forbid me from doing anything, I'm not a kid anymore.
    Bea's Dad: You live under my roof, and you'll follow my rules—
    Bea: Oh, bullshit. We only have that shitty-ass apartment because I got up every single morning and came to work here in this hellhole so that we made enough money to pay rent and eat every week. Meanwhile, you wasted away in your goddamn recliner, drunk off your ass, and yelled at me about every goddamned thing that wasn't up to your exacting standards. I gave up everything for you. Everything. I'm not giving up Mae.

Once Upon a Time

  • Mr and Mrs Gold: Belle gives one to Ella in Chapter 4 when she demands she return her husband.
    • Mr. Gold gives one to Moe French after he turns down Rose’s offer to help him in Chapter 6.


  • In the Persona 3 fanfic "Second Time's The Charm," after Yukari gets home from a date with Ryoji, she responds to Aigis' claim that Ryoji is dangerous by saying "Well, so are you and yet we still keep you around. Goes to show that it doesn't really matter, does it?"
  • In the Persona 5 fan comic, "Haru's Beautiful Betrayal" Haru gives one to her (now former) fiancé, Sugimura.
    Haru: Shut up... (gets Sugimura's attention) That's quite enough out of you. If you think you can waltz up, say what you please, insulting me and him like that, you are sorely mistaken! I've put up with you until now, but you've finally crossed the line! You are an absolutely deplorable man, Sugimura-san.
    Sugimura: You filthy little who-
    Haru: (interrupting) No, Sugimura-san. You listen to me when I'm talking. You will not press charges against Akira-kun here, unless you want me to counter with the full might of Okumura Foods. And that's not even counting your sexual harassment and the secret lobbying with my company behind my back. I think the both of us would rather avoid conflict, yes? I suggest that you save face and pretend this never happened now that I'm more inclined to divulge your mishaps to the public.
    Sugimura: erk—
    Haru: We're finished here. It would be in your best interest not to bother me or my new fiancé ever again.

Power Rangers

  • In Power Rangers GPX, Green Ranger Daisuke split from the team along with his sister. That didn't work out too well, and she let him know:
    Daisuke: Hitomi! What has gotten into you?
    Hitomi: I've seen what Sean was talking about! I wish I had never followed you!
    Daisuke: Hitomi, this is crazy talk! What's going on? Listen to me. You're coming with me!
    Hitomi: No, you listen to me! I'm tired of you always telling me what to do! I don't care about family loyalty anymore, I want to be like Maria and be my own, independent woman! For once, I am not going to do what you tell me! We should never have split with the others! We need them!
    Daisuke: We don't need them! If we need them, then our dignity as Japanese citizens is gone!
    Hitomi: DON'T BRING NATIONALISM INTO THIS! Nationalism has no place here! The Zordonians are a bigger threat than 'Japanese dignity' or whatever you're talking about!"
    Daisuke: Hitomi, what are you—
    Hitomi: I don't want to be part of something if I can't be with my friends! Sean, Kevin and Maria were my friends! And you took that away! I know this is going to sound wrong but… I HATE YOU! YOU'RE A SELFISH, SPOILED, JERK! Your selfishness nearly got us killed, could have killed Sean, Kevin and Maria, and possibly doomed the planet!

Ranma ½

  • In Childhood's End, Nabiki blasts Ranma and Akane with one of these when one of their many arguments drowns out a financial report she's trying to hear:
    Nabiki: That ... is ... enough! The two of you are supposed to be eighteen years old, but anyone listening to you would think you were eight instead! It's the same tired, recycled arguments every time; can't you at least come up with something new?! Ranma's going to tell Akane she doesn't know how to act like a girl. Akane's going to tell Ranma that at least she is a girl, and not some sex-changing pervert. Ranma's going to say something about how good the food is and how glad he is that Akane didn't cook tonight. Akane's going to give up on words and smash him over the head with something. If I didn't know any better, I'd swear you were two children on the playground who don't know any other way to show that they like each other. I have had it! Why don't you two just grow up?!
  • The More Things Change has Ukyo deliver one after Ryouga lambasts Ranma for the umpteenth time.
    Ukyou: Oh shut up. It's not like you're any better.
    Ryoga: What's that supposed to mean?
    Ukyou: (smirking) Leeeeet's see. One, you took advantage of Akane over and over...
    Ukyou: I DID NOT!
    Ukyou: sleeping in her bed as her 'pet'. Don't you deny it. Two, you're totally untrustworthy with a girl's heart. How many times did Ranchan make you fall for him?
    Ryoga: Don't remind me!
    Ukyou: If you were REALLY faithful to Akane, IT WOULD'VE NEVER HAPPENED! Three, you always picked a fight with Ranma for no reason at all.
    Ryouga: No reason? There was plenty of reason! Thanks to him, I've-
    Ukyou: -seen hell, yeah yeah yeah. Half the things you blame him for wouldn't have happened if you weren't so much of a jerk to begin with.


  • In Saki: After Story, found here, Teru gets this from Sumire when she and the rest of the Shiraitodai team catch her viciously beating her younger sister, Saki, as well as Nodoka when she comes to help, badly enough to send both to the hospital, after losing the tournament to Saki.
    Sumire: WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH YOU? Do you realize what you’ve just done? [...] And it was your own sister you did this to!
    Sumire: That is utter bullshit! I’ve had enough of your lying! I have obtained proof from your mother and father that Saki is your sister! And what you just did to her and her friend is absolutely inexcusable!


  • In 7teen, Michael gives a rather brutal one to Emma's rude friend, Susan, whom was an Expy of Claire Dunphy in Save Yourself, Part 5.
    Michael: What the hell is your problem?
    Susan: What?
    Michael: You can't talk to him like that! Who do you think you are!?!
    Susan: What did you just say!?!
    Michael: You're despicable! Terry may not be perfect, but he's a good person and he deserves way better than you! You know? My ex-wife was just like you, and I was just like Terry until I saw her for what she was: a cold-hearted, condescending, judgmental, hypocritical, narcissistic sociopath! You don't deserve Terry AT ALL! You belittle people if they mess up even slightly, when you screw up you get mad at the other person instead of just fucking apologizing, and you torture anyone who even slightly disagrees with you! Why else do you think that no one wants to be around you? Why else do you think people hide in their cars to avoid seeing you, eh?
    Susan: Oh, yeah? Well if Terry WERE like you, he'd have scarred his kids for life just like you!
    Michael: Don't you fucking DARE tell me how to raise my kids! I stayed with them, I was fair to them, I helped them! You don't care about anyone but yourself. It makes me sick! Now why don't you SHUT UP and be grateful that ANYONE wants to be in your life!

The Secret Saturdays

  • Kur in Zak's body manages to give an epic one to V.V. Argost in it will not obey you
    Zak: The worm is given a thorn and thinks itself a serpent. There is bravery, and then there is arrogance, and then there is impudence, Yeti.
    Argost: You're Kur.
    Kur: I will give you a choice. An eye for an eye. Your companions are here; I will give you a slow death at their hands.
    Argost: And my other choice?
    Kur: A swift death at mine.
    (Argost tries to attack Kur, but is prevented by the surrounding Cryptids)
    Kur: It seems they don't want you to do something that foolish.
    Kur: Are you satisfied with my ruling? Pitiful. You cast aside your nature to live amongst the humans; you pandered to their interests until you become the most popular of their kind. An entire lifetime spent flattering the race you wanted to rule, and you still harbored dreams of ruling them?
    Kur: You don’t have followers, you have fans. You don’t have power, you have bravado. And even if you’ve managed to hide yourself away from me, you are still one of mine. I have judged you, yeti. The verdict is the end to your miserable condition. Watch carefully: this is power. Engrave it into your soul.
    (Kur uses his power on Argost)
    Kur: Let’s meet again in your next life; there, do not make the same mistakes.

The Smurfs

  • Empath: The Luckiest Smurf: Empath gives one to his fellow Smurfs in the novel, finishing it with the following:
    "YOU SMURFS ARE NOTHING BUT A GROUP OF BACKWARD BLUE-SKINNED SAVAGES...and what's worse, I happen to be born as one of you!"
    • Smurfette and Polaris Psyche both give Papa Smurf one in the alternate timeline of Papa Smurf marrying Smurfette after they both witness Papa Smurf slapping Sassette for daring to mention about Empath after he was disowned by Papa Smurf.

A Song of Ice and Fire

  • In Dragonstone, Jaime Lannister and Ser Arthur Dayne mutually tear into each other over their loyalty to the Kingsguard.
    Jaime: You knew Aerys as well as I did. You knew what kind of man he was, the kind of things he did. You may not have been there for what he did to the Starks, but do not tell me you could have heard of that and still wished to serve him. You knew what he did to the Queen, for years and years and years. Well, I had ignored the knightly oath I swore long enough. I could not stand by and watch him burn down the city and every soul within it. If you think you could have, you are less than the man I believed you to be.
    Arthur: Aerys was not the only person you were meant to protect. Tell me, what did Rhaenys and Aegon do to deserve your negligence? Or did you not sit on the Throne, waiting for your father to arrive, while Lannister bannermen slaughtered the babes and their mother?
  • In Chapter Five of A Northern Dragoness, Daena Targaryen tears into her brother, King Baelor, for the years of confinement in the Red Keep that he imposed on her and her sisters for the sake of his own vows of chastity and for his cowardly refusal to take revenge on Dorne.
    Daena: - actually, I think that is rather enough of that. I have heard enough sermons from you to know that I don't want nor need to hear another. I don't want your goodbyes, Baelor, because I know that if you had your way I would be chained in that tower until you had your precious Maidenvault built so that I could rot away in there instead.
    Baelor: Sister -
    Daena: Don't you ever call me that. The changing of my cloak last night made me Lady Daena Stark of Winterfell. As far as I am concerned, the only brother of mine died fighting in Dorne. His name was Daeron, the Young Dragon, and he was seven times the man you ever were.
    Baelor: What did I ever do deserve this from you? All I ever did was for your own good.
    Daena: Is that what you tell yourself at night? Is that what you say in your prayers?
    Baelor: No. I pray for you, sister. I pray for the Seven to forgive you for not realising what it is that they have planned, and pray every night and day for the Crone to shine her torch upon you and give you the reason to understand why it is I confined you to your chambers. It was so that the men of the court wouldn't insult the Maiden with thoughts of -
    Aemon: Daena! You can't hit the King of the Seven Kingdoms!
    Daena: I just did. And what will he do? Give me an apology for striking my hand with his cheek, just as he apologised to the Dornish after they murdered the King of the Seven Kingdoms beneath a banner of truce? Beneath the rainbow cloth of the Faith of the Seven that you claim to love? When they committed a crime against gods and men alike?
    Baelor: I did nothing against them because it would not have been right. What could I do? I cannot judge them. Only the Seven-who-are-One and the Father Above have the power to do that!
    Daena: No, that isn't true. The reason you do nothing is because you, my king, are a coward. A snivelling little craven who is too afraid to stand up and fight for justice or even what you yourself believe in, because one of the Seven you claim to love is not a peaceful man, but a Warrior, ready to step forth and defend the innocent and the weak. You're even so afraid of being unable to control yourself that you locked me and my sisters up in towers because you were scared you would break your vow of chastity. But look at [Aemon]. He has guarded women from the moment he put on the white cloak and joined the Kingsguard. Not once has he even came close to breaking his vows, not once has he needed to shy away and lock himself in a sept because he thought he would lose control of himself. He is not just a better man than you are, he is a better man of the Faith than you are. You're not Hugor, Baelor, no matter how often you might try to be Him. You're just a man who has taken His message, the message of the Seven themselves, and made it into whatever you wanted it to be, using it as a mask so you don't need justify your madness to the realm that would never, never, follow you if they knew you as I know you.
  • In Robb Returns, Victarion Greyjoy delivers one to his brothers Balon and Aeron over their actions in suppressing the Call:
    Victarion: I came to report on the status of the Iron Fleet. Because you need to hear this from me. We now have a third of the ships that we had yesterday.
    Balon: WHAT?
    Victarion: I said that the Iron Fleet now has just a third of the strength it had yesterday. Two thirds have sailed away.
    Balon: Sailed away? Sailed away where? Victarion, what in the name of the Drowned God has happened?
    Victarion: A message came from Harlaw and another one from Great Wyk. Those captains and crews from those two islands sailed as soon as they heard it.
    Balon: Heard what?
    Victarion: That they were betrayed. That you had attacked Harlaw and would attack Great Wyk next. That you were purging the Iron Islands of everyone that claimed to have heard the Call. And that you denied the Call. Denied help for Winterfell. Denied help for the Wall.
    Balon: Not all the captains and crew from those two islands though!
    Victarion: No, but do you really think that all those who heard the Call came from those islands? Don't be a fool, brother. And do not dare tell me that it was all 'Greenlander mummery'. You insult me with those words. I was at sea when I heard it. At sea. No mummery there. I heard it.
    Aeron: Nonsense! Mummery and foolishness! The Drowned God told me that-
    Victarion: I don't care what the Drowned God says! The Iron Fleet that we have spent so long building is gone. Reduced to a fraction of what it had been. The ships have sailed for their home islands. The men will not obey you, not until they feel safe again.
    Balon: I am the Lord of the Iron Islands! This is my dominion! My islands! This is rebellion!
    Victarion: No, this is you not listening to your own people. You have not even sent a raven to Winterfell asking what is going on, you simply declared the whole thing to be a Greenlander lie - and then killing people who disagreed with you. And that is beyond foolish! Who else will you kill? A dozen? A hundred? A thousand? Ten thousand? The Call was heard. It cannot be unheard!
    Aeron: The Drowned God denied this 'call' to me! Our God, the God of the Iron Islands! Would you have me deny him? We stand by the Iron Price and the Old Way!
    Victarion: And in the meantime the Iron Fleet is weakened! We are weakened! This is war now, brothers! The only way that this can end is for Ironborn to kill Ironborn!
    • In Chapter 135, Tywin Lannister verbally obliterates Cersei, letting her know, in no uncertain terms, that her actions have ruined her children's future and jeopardised the future of House Lannister for generations to come.

Sonic the Hedgehog

  • In Sonic X: Dark Chaos, Maledict gives one to Jesus Christ while the two of them are duelling on the Typhoon's flight deck in Episode 75.
    Maledict: What would you know of courage and honor, slave? Listen to you and your wretches yelling of courage and honor, courage and honor, courage and honor! Do you even know the meaning of those words? Courage is doing what must be done, no matter the cost! You know nothing of courage. Honor is protecting my universe from scum like you! You know nothing of honor. You Christians and Muslims and Jews! You rape and pillage and burn, you oppress the weak, you torment the innocent, you keep the universe down with delusions of salvation! You and your Goddess take all they have, but that's not enough for you!
    Jesus: Then you're a slave as much as I am - enslaved by your power, blind to the future. Too hateful to learn. Too spiteful to prosper.
    • Earlier in the same episode, Shadow also gives one the Maledict in response to the latter's We Can Rule Together offer.
    Shadow: I made a promise to to a human I loved named Maria. I forgot that promise and I nearly wiped out an entire race because of it. You despise humans... and yet a human taught me the most valuable lesson of all; there are still things worth fighting for. Demon or Angel, it doesn't matter. I'm nobody's slave Maledict, especially not yours.


  • When assassinating Robbie in CWCollateral:
    “Our masterpiece. So Robbie,” Steve addressed the dangling, shrieking chu in a frighteningly calm voice, “do you still want to know why we do it? Why we go out of our way to make you abominations suffer and die? Why we killed Mommy and little Christine?” He paused and sighed in exasperation. “Who am I kidding? You just want to know why you, right? It’s all about you.”
    Through his tears and the fiery pain in his head and crotch, Robbie somehow managed a strangled squeak.
    A vicious grin spread across the Jerkop’s face, and for a moment, it almost seemed as if the kitchen’s temperature had dropped a few degrees.
    “Because you’re what Chandler always wanted to be,” he answered, delivering the prepared speech that he’d been working on for the past year, memorizing it for this exact moment. Robbie wouldn’t understand it, but the viewers would. “A stunted, cutesy, loathsome little grub with two disgusting female stereotypes for playmates. No responsibility, no discipline, no consequences, no growing up, nothing but innocence and ignorance and an eternal childhood full of hugs and smiles and laughter and games and Mary Poppins and a perfectly awful family.” Steve chuckled. “We know your grandpa, wittle Wobbie. We know how his mind works. From the moment you hatched, he’s been living out his fantasies through you because he and his worthless parents were all too repulsive and lazy and stupid to give him a childhood of his own. He put so much of himself into you that he ended up turning you into the avatar of his ideal youth. He can’t live forever as a human, so why not spend eternity as a Sonee, huh? Just like he always wanted.”
    “As for your daddy…” Kuri stepped in to give Steve a much-needed break from his recited rant. “Well, he’s killed hundreds, maybe even thousands of innocent people because your grandpa told him to. He only spawned you and set up this lie you’re living because your grandpa told him to. You were never gonna be as fast as him…how could you, when your grandpa made him and your mommy start adding Everstone powder to your food? He’s worthless, spineless, a complete and utter failure. Just like Grandpa Chris. Just like you. And by the time your daddy realizes we tricked him, you’ll be Kentucky Fried Chu. Don’t worry, we’ll send him down to join you soon enough. I have a feeling you two are going to have one hell of an interesting confrontation.”

Star Trek

  • In the fanfic Written in the Stars, Fem!Kirk delivers a truly epic one to the Romulans. The fact that it's a cluster of F-Bombs shows just how pissed off she is.
    Romulan: Everything Nero did, he did for the glory of the Romulan Empire.
    Kirk: No. He didn't. He did what he did because he lost his wife and unborn child – and he blamed the wrong people for that loss. In case you didn't know, Nero came from exactly 129 years into the future, which explains his ship and its technology. And if the Vulcans on this world don't enact their revenge, Romulus will be destroyed anyway. Because in exactly 129 years from now, a nearby star – that little bright flickering thing in the sky above your Empire – will go supernova. It'll destroy Romulus and its Empire with it, but in reality you would have destroyed yourselves.
    Romulan: Explain.
    Kirk: You would have destroyed yourselves because the only one willing to help you was a half-Human, half-Vulcan Ambassador who was too late to inject the Red Matter into the supernova. It stopped it, sure, but then he was chased through the black hole he created by Nero. But do you want to know why he was the only one willing to help you? Because you lot were a bunch of fucking fascist bastards who will spend the next century trying to destroy the Federation – the only ones who can save you! Not just that, but saying things like you just said doesn't make a lot of friends; that you were fucking proud of Nero's actions for destroying Vulcan and ending billions of lives! It's no wonder we didn't want to help you when you fucking assholes needed it! No wait, hold felt you didn't need help because you believed there was nothing fucking wrong with that star. You thought it was a lie created by us in order to mask our supposed “dishonourable intentions”. Your inability to comprehend that we would want to help you, fucking blinded you all to the fact that the star was dying, and unless you get rid of that fucking single-mind of yours, you're going to end up like Vulcan sooner or later. Sooner if the Vulcans detonate the Red Matter, or later if the star dies and kills you all. So I suggest you all shut the fuck up, go and examine those so-called fucking heroes and the fucking star...and think very, very fucking hard about your actions for the next fucking century. I wish I could say this with hope and its true meaning; live long and prosper.
    • She later gives one to a group of Admirals when she discovers that they were keeping a bunch of colonists under mind control all in the name of a science experiment:
    Kirk: Starfleet used to stand for something, and I see now that you need to be reminded of it; we explore, but we also protect. What you were doing to those people was wrong, and you know it. So instead of performing sick and twisted experiments on people, how about trying to help them?
  • In the Star Trek Online fic Create Your Own Fate, Kanril Eleya delivers one to an Undine infiltrator she captured after it gave her the runaround trying to seize materials from a crashed bird-of-prey while masquerading as a Starfleet Intelligence officer.
    Undine: You are weak. The weak will perish.
    Eleya: Remind me, which one of us is on the inside of the cell? ... You know what defeated you, you ugly assfuck? Your own arrogance. You were just so convinced that us ‘weak’ races would just roll over for your "strong" race. You're not strong enough to convincingly steal Commander Lastagee's form: that man had a distinguished twenty-year career in Starfleet, he was decorated six times for valor in extracting high-value assets from foreign territory. More to the point, he understood the concepts of a chain of command and civilian control of the military, even did his Academy dissertation on it. You not only blew your own cover and that Circle cell you'd ingratiated yourself with, you also blew the cover of your mole in the Foreign Affairs Office: he was arrested by Starfleet Security two hours before you launched your attack. The real Lastagee would’ve used proper channels and probably won. So tell me, which of us is really the weak one? The physically weaker one? Or the one who panicked when things didn't go his way?

Star Wars

  • Obi-Wan gives one to the Jedi Council in Back From the Future: Episode VI The Clone Wars after they criticize Anakin.
    Mace Windu: He has claimed to be the Chosen One-
    Obi-Wan: No, he hasn’t! The only people who have ever claimed that Anakin Skywalker is the Chosen One are the High Council and my own Master, Qui-Gon Jinn. Not once has Anakin claimed to be the Chosen One. He has never taken on such a title. It is each of us who have raised and debated that claim, who have demanded he measure up to a prophecy that I, to this day, have never even seen nor read in full. It is each of us who have censured him when he fell short of whatever imaginary and arbitrary expectation we set against him.
    Yoda: Master Kenobi-
    Obi-Wan: No. Enough. I will not be silent any longer. I will not bite my tongue and bow my head to the will of this Council when it is wrong. I will not allow you to censure Anakin for not being some promised messiah or some paragon of virtue. I am sick of this and if I had been a better Knight and a better Master I would have stopped this years ago. Anakin Skywalker is a Knight of this Order and entitled to all respect and rights thereto. Sheev Palpatine was a Sith Master and we were blind to it. We let him into the Temple and around our students. I let him near my Padawan. We took orders from him and never once stopped to question anything until it was nearly too late. Ahsoka is right. Instead of focusing on Anakin and his imagined failings, we should be looking at ourselves and trying to figure out just when this Council grew more interested in keeping tradition, obeying the Senate, and enforcing its own will over the Will of the Force!
    Ki-Adi-Mundi: What you are suggesting is nothing short than upending centuries of tradition, precedent, and decisions by this Council in furtherance of your admitted emotional attachment to your former Padawan. The decisions of the past cannot simply be put aside because of your feelings, Master Kenobi. In times of upheaval, our traditions are what protect this Order.
    Obi-Wan: *sighs* Why then are we bothering to even meet if all this august body plans to do is perpetuate the decisions of the past without a thought or consideration for the reality of the present and the shadows of the future? Why are any of us wasting our time sitting here when we don’t plan to do anything different than has been done for the last millennia? If we don’t care to make new decisions to handle the problems we actually face, then I see no point in even holding these meetings in the first place, Masters. When this Council is ready to discuss the present and make new informed decisions for the future for all Jedi everywhere please feel free to comm me and I will be happy to contribute. Until then, there is nothing more for me or any of us to say on the matter. May the Force be with us all.
  • Paranormalities - Chapter 13 of Episode II has Maesterus chew Emperor Valkor out over everything surrounding the annihilation of almost all life on Christophsis.
    Valkor:Did General Kosar do as I ordered?
    Maesterus: He's dead sir.
    Valkor: Then bring his family here.
    Maesterus: Sir, in his defense, he died following your orders, and you only threatened his family to motivate him, and you can't further motivate or break a dead man. Besides, don't you think you've already hurt your public image enough today? Start executing civilians for personal pleasure and you'll start to look like Masochus.
    Valkor: Very well, then. They get to live. However… [Valkor removes his mask to unnerve Maesterus] You have a lot of nerve to come back here and question me after you clearly undermined my attempt to execute Vaelor. You've finally exposed your treachery.
    Maesterus: Is there even any point in being subtle anymore? You already know that I know you know."
    Valkor: If you're trying to confuse me, you're failing.
    Maesterus: I'm not trying to, and that clearly means you're confused.
    Valkor: [growls in anger] I've had to put up with your treachery for six years now! I could-!
    Maesterus: Torture me? Kill me? I know you're not stupid enough to do either of those with the risk of turning me into a martyr. Add the fact that you've just committed the first planetary genocide in the history of the Valkoran Empire, you openly threatened to devour a man's family if he didn't follow orders, physically and psychologically tortured someone, and withheld the truth of Ze'emilin'asana's fate, you're already crossing a line, and that's a line you wouldn't want to go past any further.

Stargate SG-1

  • Remnant features Jack delivering one to Jacob/Selmak regarding what he's seen of the Tok'ra's attitude towards their hosts when he learns that the Tok'ra may leave Zipacna in Daniel so that they can try and interrogate the symbiote about Anubis's plans;
    Jack O'Neill: Carter wasn't given a choice before Jolinar took over her body. And while I stupidly agreed to have a snake put in my head, I did not sign up to be carted across the galaxy before being abandoned to face Ba'al by myself. Pretty damn hard to tell the difference between Gould and Tok'ra from where I'm sitting. [...] And where were the Tok'ra when my ass needed to be pulled out of the fire, you might ask? Nowhere to be seen, that's where. Carter, Teal'c and Jonas were the ones to figure out how to give me a chance to escape. After having to beg and threaten the Tok'ra to get the information they needed, I might add. And the only reason I was still sane enough to take advantage of that chance when it finally came was because that man back there refused to leave me alone, despite having the incredibly good excuse of technically being dead at the time. So the Tok'ra will gather more 'intelligence' and leave Daniel living what is literally his worst nightmare for one second longer than is absolutely necessary over my dead body. Is that clear?

Sword Art Online

  • I Will Not Bow:
    • In Blazing Revolution, Alice gives an epic one to Noboru about why she chose Ren over him.
      Noboru: All the times I've tried to make you fall in love with me, and you just treat me like trash! You stay with that stupid tactician of yours! What does he have that I don't?! Tell me!
      Alice: I've said it before, and I'll say it again. Ren puts other people before himself. He'll risk his life to save others while you ran away and abandoned your friends just to save your own ass. I treat you like trash because you are trash, Noboru.
    • In Blazing Generations, Madoka constantly insults and dehumanizes Yui and Luna for being AIs. Lilly physically restrains Rin from attacking Madoka, which Madoka takes to mean that Lilly gets the picture of what she's saying, to which Lilly responds with one of these that manages to get under her skin quite well:
      Lilly: Oh, I get the picture alright. I get how pathetic you are.
      Madoka: What was that? You wanna say that again?
      Lilly: Well, it's just that when someone talks down to people, the truth is they're even sadder than the people they insult. So with all the horrible things you're saying about Yui and Luna, you must be even worse than that. Frankly, all I'm seeing is what a sad excuse for a human being you are. The truth is, it doesn't matter whether Yui's an AI or not. She's still stronger than you, smarter than you, and a better person than you'll ever be. So if you really need to talk down to her to feel better about yourself, then all I can feel towards you is pity.

Tolkien's Legendarium

  • In the 9th chapter of Heart of Ashes, the second part of The Heart Trilogy, King Wilhelm tries to assert his authority to Smaug who has just knocked aside Lord Beronor to help Kathryn through her vision. The unimpressed dragon-in-human-skin starts giving Dorwinion's conceited ruler — who insensitively treats Kathryn as his possession — an increasingly intimidating speech about his delusions of royal supremacy. It's sadly interrupted when Wilhelm has had enough and orders Smaug's tongue to be cut.
    King Wilhelm: You seem to be under the impression that you have any form of authority. This is my court, and as such I am the one who holds the power here.
    Smaug: Isn't that the arrogance of men. [chuckles coldly] To claim what they are not worthy of.
    King Wilhelm: I am worthy by right of blood and marriage! I am a king, and you are nothing more than a worm beneath my boot!
    Smaug: A worm... What lovely titles you give both to yourself and to me. But I have seen kings and empires fall in just one day, all gone in a cloud of smoke... And just now, as your narrow-minded advisors tell you, self-proclaimed kings are falling day by day, to die in the dirt, and be nothing but food for the crows and the worms. How wonderful it must be. To be lord of a flock of sheep that follow what little orders are thought of them. To be king of a realm that has always been second best, for it is not the wealthiest, nor the most famous, nor the most popular. A realm that will burn beneath the fire of wyrms and die with —
    King Wilhelm: ENOUGH!


  • In Eugenesis, A time-displaced Optimus Prime gives a speech to a combined army of Autobots and Decepticons, telling them how they ruined Cybertron, and how they deserve to be enslaved by the Quintessons for what they've done, while at the same time delivering a Rousing Speech as well. To his horror, he gets applauded anyway.
Touken Ranbu
  • Tales of the Undiscovered Swords: Multiple instances.
    Juzumaru: Shut your mouth. You shall never speak to me again. And you shall never fool yourself with your useless delusions again. Worthless sword, how dare you believe yourself the strongest ever known to man and sword when all you've done is getting us all in grave danger because of your incompetence? Worthless sword, how dare you treat me to your useless formal address when you never truly respect me? It's time you get out of your thick skull and wake up to the reality that you are but a weak, self-centered, delusional man who has never done anything right. It's time you accept that you shall never achieve you foolish dream and that you are a disgrace to the title of treasure sword you're holding as well as the entire Aoe school.
    • Kiriha in a Beware the Quiet Ones moment when he gives one to his deranged Big Brother Bully Ishida before trouncing him seven ways to Sunday for trying to murder the saniwa for selfish reasons.
    Kiriha: I won't let you. Even if you succeed in killing master, what will that achieve? Will it make you happy? If you are that bothered by betrayal, why would you take the life of someone you love so much? You go on and on about betrayal, but out of the three people in this room, you are the greatest traitor of all. Not the one who forgets promises once in a while. Not the one who left the Toyotomi for the Tokugawa because he has no other choice. It's the one who sees betrayal everywhere and hurts others, even his own brothers, for the littlest slights! You, Ishida Sadamune!
    Kasen: Maybe you're not a bloodthirsty, sadistic murderer. Maybe you don't even know what bloodthirst or sadism is. But this… Why do you insist on solving everything with your sword? Why do you place the mission above your family in danger? I don't know what you're thinking right now, but now I know that I've been wrong about you. If you do have a heart, it's as frozen as your name, Sasanoyuki.
The Vampire Diaries
  • In the AU The Vampire Diaries story "Return To Mystic Falls" Vampire Caroline (who was turned not long after the Salvatores) gives one to Logan Fell after he has killed her descendant Sheriff Forbes
    "You know I bet you probably think that becoming a vampire is the best thing that's ever happened to you. Not only can you be a womanizing prick but you can also kill the girls when you're done with them because you don't really care about them. You know I've killed my share of people and vampires just like you. Have fun in hell."
    Jeremy: Why are you only thinking about yourself?
    Caroline:I'm not even thinking about myself here. I am thinking about you. Have you even thought about how you're going to get blood? Plus you need human blood to turn. The only reason that Vicki was able to turn was because she killed Logan. You're just a kid, Jeremy. Maybe you should try to live your life a little before you try to join the afterlife. You know what, I'm breaking up with you because you have this sense of entitlement right now and you need to grow up.
  • The Vampire Diaries fanfic "Yoana" has Katherine's sister Yoana give one to Klaus.
    Yoana: "You hurt people for no reason. You think that the only way that you can get people to listen to you is to push them around. You keep your brothers in boxes because they won't leave you and now you want these hybrids under the assumption that they won't leave you as soon as they turn. You're such a pathetic old man that desperately wants friends without wanting to take any real initiative to make them."
    • She later receives one from Lexi after refusing to turn her humanity back on
    Lexi: "Maybe I can't, but you're the one who is suffering. You're the one who is too much a wimp to turn it on. You want to be this big badass that doesn't even feel anything. Why don't you ask Klaus why he hasn't turned off his humanity? He might say that he doesn't feel anything, but what about that breakdown when all of his hybrids died? What about all of those times that he's put his siblings in boxes? Just because you can't be hurt by the sun anymore doesn't make you better. All turning into a wolf has left you with is tattered clothing. I may be dead, but I'm nowhere near as pathetic as you. You're afraid to feel things because you don't think that anyone will love you."

Warhammer 40,000

  • In Tales of the Emperasque, Bjorn gives to Lorgar Grimnar and Leman Russ a lengthy rant about Space Wolves chapter falling from one of mightiest into a parody of itself, as he has been there to see it all.
    Bjorn: Then clearly you haven't asked Grimnir how much our traditions have changed for the worse lately. I mean we used to use wolves as mounts maybe, symbols. We were literal wolves when overcome by the rage, and so on. But... lately, it's gotten to be so bad that it's actually a little embarrassing. (...) Can you even START to imagine what it was like, knowing for a fact that for the rest of TIME, I was going to be subjected to greater and greater desecrations of the Chapter, turning more and more into the furries the whole rest of the Adeptus Astartes have been calling us from the beginning; and all I can do about it is stress the parts of the legends that don't have wolves in them? All I can do is pray and pray in the few free minutes I get before they put me back to sleep that MAYBE, just MAYBE, they'll remember I have a lightning claw and a rocket launcher for arms, and put me back to GOOD use, instead of just using me like a ‘Baby's First History Holovid,’ and I'll get to go rip some Thousand Sons in half or something, rather than THIS! Fuck me raw and call me a Salamander, If the Blood Ravens want to use me for what I was BUILT for rather than that, they can paint me hot pink and call me a Pretty Marine!
  • In Return of the Primarchs, Sanguinius makes one to Astartes chapter Angels Penitent, once Angels Resplendent, when he realizes that they've turned into a fanatical nightmare.
    Sanguinius: This is not purity. This is a Nightmare. You were the exemplars of what we could be. (...) You are not my sons. You are an insult to me and the Emperor. You are animals, and I am putting you down!

Whateley Universe

  • In Hard Being Pure, Rust casually gives one to Snatch while ripping through the latter's robots.

Young Justice

  • Played straight and then subverted in With This Ring when Father Matias attempts to exorcise the Ophidian out of Paul by giving it a Breaking Speech aimed at deconstructing Paul's motive for fusion dancing with it.
    Father Matias: When you were in the false world you wanted to help your friends and your world. To achieve that end you wanted the Ophidian, a creature that is want manifested, to join forces with you.
    Ophidian!Paul: Yes?
    Father Matias: You wanted it, even knowing that it would most likely leave you unrecognisable in body and mind, if not soul.
    Ophidian!Paul: Yes.
    Father Matias: You wanted it more than you wanted to remain you.
    Ophidian!Paul (feeling pleased): Yes.
    Father Matias: The two of you pursued your aim until the scenario reaches its conclusion, at which point... The whole thing is revealed as an illusion. Your initial justification, the very thing which made you want to do something that you would never do under normal circumstances, was revealed to be a response to a situation which never really existed.
    Ophidian!Paul (beginning to Freak Out!)
    Father Matias: That was the real reason for your confusion. You might have accepted having your mind altered as the price of saving your friends, but just letting it have the run of your body? No, you wouldn't do that. Then, when Miss Martian started showing signs of distress-You had something to want again. As long as you want something, the elemental within you has a hold on you. Have you slept since the end of the training scenario? You have the power of a pagan god and you spent the morning making ice cream. Paul, is that gain proportionate to what you gave up? Would you make the decision that you made in the training scenario if all that was at stake was ice cream?
    • Ophidian!Paul gives one about Martian Manhunter to Black Canary.
    Ophidian!Paul: Now, we have a question for you. Who is taking over M'gann's telepathy training?
    Black Canary:J'onn is-.
    Ophidian!Paul: No. If this debacle has proven anything it is that his abilities as a teacher are sadly deficient. M'gann needs a competent teacher.
    Black Canary: Do you blame him for what happened to you?
    Ophidian!Paul: Yes. To Orange Lantern and to our team mates. The Ophidian.. objected less.
    Black Canary: That seems a little harsh. He was as much in danger as the rest of you.
    Ophidian!Paul: He failed to assess the strength of M'gann's telepathic abilities in advance of the scenario. He did not investigate the effect of telepathic effects on power rings, despite working with two Green Lanterns for several years. He did not ask Orange Lantern about specific risk factors relating to the orange light. He decided to use a high stress scenario for our first use of that training technique instead of starting with something more basic. And when he entered, he was overwhelmed by our emotional response to the situation. Do Martians not study lucid dreaming? Self hypnosis? Why did he not bring in another telepath to oversee his attempts to liberate us? Why did he not use a psi-baffle or inhibitor collar on M'gann from outside? A catalogue of errors. He may be a highly effective police officer but he has demonstrated himself as an inadequate teacher.
    Black Canary: That...I.. Some of that may be reasonable-."


  • Played straight and then subverted in Ultimate Sleepwalker: The New Dreams, when Psyko has led an army of brainwashed supervillains in a mass invasion and beaten Sleepwalker to within an inch of his life. Sleepwalker, already half-made with guilt over Psyko's creation, completely loses his mind and tries to kill his human host Rick Sheridan. It takes some Epiphany Therapy from Rick to bring Sleepwalker around, and when Sleepy comes back for round two, Psyko tries the speech again, only for Sleepwalker to throw it right back in his face with a Shut Up, Hannibal! retort of his own.
  • See It My Way in The Harmon Verse had the Original Character, Jack Harmon, unleashes one on Figgins
    Jack: Here's an idea. Why don't you grow a set and learn how to play the game? You let the Cheerios get away everything under the two suns of Jupiter and what they do isn't even worth the price of admission. You have a chance to have winners in this school at something, anything, and you are too stupid to see it.
  • In the Katawa Shoujo fanfic, Reconciliation, Hanako gets one from a grief-stricken Lilly, when she tries to offer her comfort after Hisao's funeral. While Hanako agrees with the criticism, she also realizes that the speaker did not mean what she said.
    Lilly: “SHUT UP! You don’t know what I’m going through! You didn’t just lose the most important person in your life! You haven’t had your entire world shattered without warning or reason! I don’t have the same luxury you have! When things get too tough, you know what you do, Hanako? You just run away!”
  • In Part 2 of the fan-made Cold Case Season 8 premiere "The Company", the Victim of the Week, ex-CIA agent Jeff Royce, gives one to his murderer and former boss at the CIA, Bob Garrison right before he's killed note :
    Jeff: This was never about national security. This was about saving your own ass. You know, it's funny. If you'd left him alone, he would've taken it to his grave. All he wanted to do was forget everything that happened, start over here. But you just couldn't stand the fact that someone somewhere had something on you, that something was out of your control.
    Garrison: I've spent nearly thirty years protecting American lives. I don't have to justify myself to you. Now you better decide if some camel jockey's worth it, Jeff, because you've got a lot more to lose than I do.
    Jeff: You don't scare me. Anything happens to my family, they go missing, have an accident, I've made arrangements to have everything come out.

    And just for the record, he's more American than you'll ever be.
    Garrison: (raises gun) Where is he!?
    Jeff: (shakes head) I'm not giving him up to you, and you're never gonna find him. You're not that smart. (begins walking away) Now, if you're going to shoot me, then do it already. Otherwise I- ( Garrison shoots Jeff)
  • The Suite Life on Deck story Roommates has Bailey give one to Cody calling him out on his behavior that he displayed in the show after she starts showing interest in Zack. Also, she is suffering from amnesia.
    "Well even if everything that you say is true, I can tell that Zack is a good fellow. You, on the other hand have done nothing but make statements to draw attention to your own intelligence and you seem to think that you are the smartest person in the world. You make it seem like I don't have a choice in who I want to date. Well I do, and I choose him.
  • Be the Sea Dweller Lowblood's version of Karkat gets these all. The. Time. It's implied that if he wasn't the Imperious Grand Advisier, second-in-command of the enormous troll empire, he'd be getting even more. Unfortunately for the deliverers, his bottomless pit of self-loathing and pension for kissmessitude mean that, more often than not, they just end up turning him on.
  • In the fanfic Scooby-Doo! and the Forgotten Land, Scrappy-Doo, OF ALL PEOPLE, gives a scathing one to Mystery Inc. Love him or hate him, you have to admit it's one of his best moments:
    Velma: Scrappy, I know you're mad at us for a lot of things but you were annoying at a level not permitted on kids shows!"
    Scrappy: Oh yeah, Velma? I was annoying?! Well, what about YOU? You annoy people with your smartypants facts and know-it-all personality! Who do you think you are? Daria?
    Velma: WHAT? No I don't, and I don't act like Daria! Well, um...maybe I did act a little like her in 'Mystery Inc'...
    (Author's Note: That's true you know)
    Scrappy: W'll bottom line, Velma—You, my uncle and those three—
    Fred: We have names, you know!
    (This resulted in Scrappy giving him a death glare. That shut Freddy up.)
    Scrappy: You five will never know what's it like to be unloved! You could get through movie after episode after video game, and the world STILL loves you! YOU GUYS ARE THE ONLY CHARACTERS THE WORLD STILL LOVES BECAUSE YOU JUST DON'T KNOW WHEN ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!!
  • In A Certain Crazy Christmas Special, Touma says this against Bad Santa:
    "Let's settle this you imposter," Touma yelled.
    Santa glared. "What did you just call me?"
    "You heard me. You may have been assigned the name, you may have been mocked and ridiculed for it but you have done nothing to earn it! You don't bring happiness to good children by giving out presents; you do the complete opposite and steal for your own selfish gains. Face it magician. You are nothing but a crazy old coot hiding behind a facade. You are not Santa and I'm going to shatter the illusion that you have anything to do with this holiday!"
  • Chapter 5 of Keena & the Defendants of Constan Magic Academy has Keena doing this in a Dream Sequence to Junko, likely a possible Take That! and Lampshade Hanging on how both anime and manga adaptations of Demon King Daimao don't really expand their implied friendship:
    Keena: Junko…you never really tried being friends with me. I did try, but you were too occupied being selfish in trying to either try to befriend Akuto or kill him. You're kind of a constant enigma, never understanding the word "misunderstanding", always trying to look cool that you're in a notable family. When you and Akuto were on an arranged marriage, you never bothered to invite me, so I had to stay alone on the Acadamy. Look how good that turned out! Do you also even remember what happened on the beach school? I accidentially caused a sea cucumber to spray all over you, and despite me trying to tell you "sorry" and trying you just told me "to stay the hell away", which hurted my feelings! You're just a quick-to-judge kind of person! You care for yourself, your family, maybe Akuto, but nothing more! You don't care about having friends! At least I was shy, which explains why I struggled, but look at you, you were class representative! You've hurt my feelings twice and God knows how your selfish behavior could've hurted more. I once said you and Akuto were best friends…but maybe I should've shared more… I've changed a bit, and while the previous me wouldn't be annoyed, I am now. I hopefully should never see you again, you shallow-headed, uncaring, bitchy, JACKASS!
  • In the Rise of the Guardians fic Guardian of Light, the main character, Helen, gives a rather epic one to Pitch, her biological father.
    Helen: Whoa! Who are you to tell me what to do?
    Pitch: I'm your father!
    Helen: Oh, that makes perfect sense! Yes, you're my father! Who, for the last couple of centuries, has been parading across the planet scaring the pants off little kiddies and trying to plunge the world into darkness! And when you finally realize that you have a daughter you not only kidnap me and try and turn me into a creature of darkness, but you also think you have the right to tell me who I can and can't date! Actually, just who I can't date!
    Pitch: It is a parent's job to make sure their child does exactly as they say!
    Helen: (punches him) What kind of father tries to turn his own daughter into some kind of shadow being? If you really cared about me you would do what was best for me, instead of what's best for yourself. I can't be forced to be someone I don't want to be.
  • In the Glee story A Different Direction, Faith Hudson gives one to April Rhodes:
    Shut up! You are an alcoholic, loser, criminal whore. I'd like to see what Mr. Schue ever saw in you because I don't see a single redeeming quality about you. I think you need to get the fuck out of here before I call the cops and you get labelled as a sex offender for the rest of your life.
    • She also gives one to Kurt, mirroring Finn's speech in "Theatricality", although more focused on how Kurt always thinks he's right and didn't even ask for her opinion when decorating their room.
  • In Yu-Gi-Oh! The Thousand Year Door Redux, it gradually becomes clear that the Shadow Queen's six children aren't working for her out of any sense of love or loyalty, but mostly out of fear, and that she abuses them horribly. They even try to turn against her in one scene. In the Final Battle, when Stan finds out that her now-deceased first six offspring hated her enough to try to kill her, he really lets her have it, with the help of the supporting cast, and it is the biggest factor in her true self Fighting from the Inside afterwards:
    Stan: What? They… Kill you? They…
    Shadow Queen: I could never prove it… but I faced numerous attempts on my life after I made them governors of the towns of Arcadia, and more than likely, most of them came via their order. Possibly a few of them collaborated on a couple. But I…
    Stan: That's not the point! (Beat) Are you a fan of Greek Mythology, Iris? You may remember how in the creation myth, Cronos overthrew his cruel father, Uranus. But he proved a crueler tyrant, and his own son, Zeus, returned the favor and overthrew him. I used to read Arthurian legends a lot too. Some versions say that Sir Mordred – you know, the traitor – was actually King Arthur’s son, sired on his half-sister Morgan Le Fey, who seduced him in disguise. And those are just the old stories. Browse a bookshelf or DVD section anywhere, and it won’t take you long to find a story where a father and one of his offspring are enemies… Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader, the Wizard and Elphaba in Wicked...
    Aesop: Speaking of Darth Vader and the Dark Side, Superman had an enemy named Darkseid, and his son hated his guts too
    Raven: Anyone here ever see a movie called Gladiator? Commodus killed his father in that movie to become emperor.
    Kyle: Let’s not even get into how often that sort of thing happens in soap operas. I once read that was the case on All My Children a lot with Dr. Madden.
    Shadow Queen: All right, enough with the fan club! Is there a point to this pop culture lesson?
    Stan: They only strengthened the point I was eventually going to make, really. Notice what gender the parent was in all of those cases?
    (Dead Silence)
    Stan: It’s almost always a case of the son or daughter turning against the father. Turning against your dad seems common, almost a cliché. Your mother? Almost unheard of. The first case I mentioned, the one with Zeus… Rhea was one of the few Titans who was spared, because she helped her son. Zeus and the other Olympians owed her their lives. Think about it, Iris! Why are stories about dark, sadistic villains who turn against their mothers so rare and stories about ones who threaten a crueler fate against people who insult their mothers so common? The rare times you come across someone who does commit matricide, he’s thought of as the lowest of low, despised and reviled, even among other evils of the world. Why is this? I’ll tell you why. Human nature. People can’t help but be close to their mothers, you know. It’s easy to see why… It’s hard to make yourself hate the woman who carried you for nine months, fed you when you were a small child, held you close when you woke up from nightmares, and took care of you when you were sick with a cold. Freud said a lot of bizarre things, but he had the right idea when he said that a child is drawn to his mother in a bond that can’t be severed…. But you… To think that you’re so rotten than you severed the bond completely with all six of them, so much that they conspired to kill you? Not a single one of them was loyal? (Chuckles a little.) You know, I once read somewhere that even Genghis Khan was pretty close to his mom… She was his advisor occasionally, and she raised children who were orphaned by his raids. Beat Oh, did I hit a nerve? note 
  • In the Moana fanfic There's More Than One Way To Shine, Maui, many years before the events of the story, was best friends with Tamatoa until he one day found the crab killing some humans who attacked him. Enraged, Maui attacked Tamatoa and ripped off his leg. Years later, after the events of the movie, Moana and Maui save Tamatoa when he is severely injured, and they take him to the surface to heal. Tamatoa and Maui's relationship is strained, and Moana manages to get their history out of them. Tamatoa finally unleashes his pent up anger at Maui for mutilating and abandoning him. This makes Maui reflect on his actions, and allows the two of them to reconcile and become friends once more.
    Tamatoa: Of course, because humans aren't capable of lying, either! No, I MUST be the one who started it! I'm from the Realm of Monsters, after all; we monsters are all the same, aren't we?! I'm no different from them, right? I'm a greedy bastard with no feelings who only cares about himself! That's what you told me, isn't it?! You think I didn't CARE, Maui? Did you think I didn't learn anything from you, that I didn't love it when you came down to see me because I thought I was actually worth your time, that you didn't inspire me to try to be better, that I thought I hadn't actually thought I could finally be close to someone despite having lived my life in that godforsaken realm where the only thing you're supposed to feel for others is hate?! Well, you're wrong, Maui! I cared! Maybe I didn't know how to show it in a way you'd understand...I didn't even understand it...But I cared! But you always put the humans first, and did I ever complain? You dedicated your entire life to a race that didn't even appreciate you! They left you on an island to rot, just like your parents left you to drown in the sea! I hated seeing you so pained, but no matter how hard I tried, nothing I ever did or said could make you feel better! Only the humans could do that, couldn't they?! You trusted complete strangers instead of me because I was never good enough for you!
  • In Episode 11 of Sword Art Online Abridged, Kayaba himself gives a truly epic (and largely true) one to the SAO players after being outed as Heathcliff for being Too Dumb to Live:
    Kayaba: Allow me to indulge myself for a moment, and tell you what every content creator has wanted to say their audience: FUCK. ALL. Y'ALL.
    Kayaba: Do you have any idea what it's been like trying to lead you people!?!? You ignore all of my strategies! You adamantly refuse to work together! And then you blame ME FOR ALL OF YOUR PROBLEMS!!! (sighs) I tried, you know? Lord knows I tried. But there's just no helping you people! It's like you crave death. But not just any death, NOOO! You fuckers seem to have some sort of pool going to see who can end their existence in the dumbest, most avoidable way possible! And you just keep ONE UPPING EACH OTHER! Do you know, how many of you have died, screaming Leeroy Jenkins? More than zero! Which, as far as I'm concerned, is grounds to exterminate the SPECIES!'
  • In the Zootopia fic, "The Rehabilition Of Dawn Bellwether", after learning about Dawn Bellwether's parole, Judy Hopps becomes suspicious, and starts obsessively tracking down her new workplace to confront her for everything she's done, especially given a recent night howler case. Eventually, she decides to take one last chance by simply taking a drive-thru order during her night shift, resulting in this somber confrontation:
    Bellwether: Well go ahead. Say what you wanna say to me. That's why you're here, right?
Judy: Dawn... You lied to me. You betrayed me. You tried to kill me and Nick. You nearly destroyed Zootopia, and hurt so many mammals, and for what? For power?! For revenge?! ......... I know what the evidence showed in the courtroom, about Doug and the others. But that doesn't change what you did, and the reprehensible things you were responsible for. ....... And to make me a part of it... To make me help your cause without knowing it... ........ I can NEVER forgive you for that! I came to Zootopia with my own demons and prejudices. But I overcame them. I didn't let them devour me, like you.
Bellwether: I could tell you all the reasons I did what I did, but it's all just excuses. At a certain point, you have to take responsibility for your own life, and stop using what others did to you, or how wronged you were to justify your actions. ...... I did some truly awful things, and I regret every bit of it. I know you probably won't believe me... But I'm sorry.
Judy: You're right... I don't believe you...
  • In the Victorious fan fiction No Where Else, Tori has to stay at Jade's house. While Tori tries to get along with her at first, eventually she has enough of Jade's behavior and the two get into a fight. During their fight, this exchange happens:
    Tori: Oh yeah, you're big bad Dad. It's always his fault. It's either him or your Mom.
    Jade: Careful Vega. Don't say something I'll make you regret.
    Tori: Like what Jade? Like how you've had a normal childhood?
    Jade: How dare you.
    Tori: I dare. You're not the only one whose parents got divorced. You're not the only one whose parents ignore you. And you know what, not all of those people act like you. When Trina had to get her wisdom teeth taken out, my parents left town and dumped her on me. They expected me to take care of her all by myself. Right now I'm worried some maniac is going to get me and my Mom can't even be bothered to call. I'm nowhere near as bitter and angry as you. And I haven't tried to do half the stuff you've done to me. I haven't tried to get you expelled from Hollywood Arts. I haven't tried to drive you in the middle of the desert to bury you. I haven't tried to ruin the prom for everybody because of a scheduling mistake you had no control of.
    Jade: You did try to steal my boyfriend.
    Tori: I didn't. I helped you get back together when you two broke up.

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