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I removed the Firefly example because while Mal certainly wasn't the Chosen One, there's no evidence that anybody else was either. As far as I remember, the Alliance pursued River because she knew too many secrets that they didn't want getting out, not because she had any 'special destiny'.
hmmmmmmm, would anakin of star wars actually count as the unchosen one? In the end (though it took some help) he did wipe out the sith - and even before then, he did fulfil the prophecy and bring balance to the force - went from one sith and hundreds of jedi, to two sith, and two jedi.
Just the Jedi didn't want it balanced despite thinking they did
Deleted the following Zero Context Example from the Literature section. If anyone knows enough about it to flesh it out into a full example and put it back, please do.
Pulled this, because whoever added it got their chronology messed up. Roy said he would take on Xykon only because it was necessary to save the world in the second book, in Shojo's throne room. It's only in the fourth book that he learns that he's not bound by the Blood Oath and that his father didn't even follow up on it (and in fact, it's only in the same fourth book that he learns he's bound by the oath at all - he'd only really taken it up as a favor to, and a final screw-you to, his father). Now, it may still be an example, since Roy is perfectly willing to screw the Blood Oath in Shojo's throne room, but citing that the Oath doesn't actually bind him to the quest isn't the reason why.
The Harry Potter example was recently cut from the page. Now, I'm not going to argue it either way, but I figure it ought to be put up for discussion. Here's the original Page Quote and the Example.
Obviously, it's natter-filled, but it might belong here, I don't really know. Seemed like that was one of the whole points at the end of the series.
Star Wars: Surely the existence of a Chosen One implies at least the possibility of an Unchosen One, especially if they're outright pitted against each other, and the latter wins. I'm not sure I understand Jeanne-Antoinette's argument.
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