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Every battle with Madako.

*Lucky and Madako fall from a high building after an explosion.*

Madako: The fall will kill us both, Jelly-brain!

*Lucky moves Madako in front of him to break his fall; they land hard on the sidewalk*

Madako: [still alive] You can’t win, Jelly-brain!

Lucky: Why won’t you die?!

Tropes: Intangible Theft

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As a way to prove one’s thieving credentials, the best Impossible Theft is to steal something metaphysical. 

Stealing a name, so that it cannot be spoken. Stealing a reflection from a mirror, so it only reflects the room you’re in. Stealing the scent of every rose, as a Valentine’s day gift. These thefts are an attempt to steal from the physical laws of the universe. 

It may be considered the inverse to the Sister Trope, Monumental Theft. While a monumental theft describes stealing the moon, it doesn’t always deal with the ramifications of gravity on Earth. An Intangible Theft of the moon’s gravity would certainly cause tidal problems here on Earth, even if the moon doesn’t move. Both tropes are a type of Impossible Theft.

Examples (a selection)

  • Carmen Sandiego examples include: the Portuguese language, the English alphabet, the letter ñ in Spanish, the Hope Diamond’s shine, the International Date Line, periods of history, and the Internet.
  • In JLA: Tower of Babel, the Big Bad steals human language, first written, then spoken as well.
  • Loki once stole the Ragnarök. Yes. The event. He wanted to survive the end of the world and it’s hard to die in it after you stole it… why yes, it is circular. That’s Loki logic for you.
  • The Thief from The Thief and the Cobbler steals the MacGuffin from a collapsing death machine, the words “The End” at the end of the movie and the film from the projector.
  • In Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Fat Bastard steals Austin Powers’ “mojo” (his libido and sexual prowess) for his arch-nemesis Dr. Evil. It’s visualized as a red liquid with little male symbols floating in it.
  • Christopher Nolan’s Inception features a crew of thieves that steal ideas for a living. Justified, since they do this by reading the subject’s mind. In a situation like that, all you can steal are ideas.
  • In Momo, the Grey Men trick people into giving them their spare time, and without any time left for leisure, they lose all emotion or purpose in life.
  • Eugenides, from The Queen’s Thief, has stolen time, peace, a queen, the king’s seal, a mythical object, and a country. He was only caught once, when he was trying to get arrested. There is nothing he can’t steal, except, it is said, himself out of a prison.
  • In the Isaac Asimov Black Widowers story “The Acquisitive Chuckle,” a thief steals a Jerk Ass Victim’s peace of mind.
  • Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West, from Once Upon a Time steals three things for her time travel spell: Rumplestiltskin’s (metaphorical) brain, Prince Charming’s courage, and Regina’s heart (or rather, a physical manifestation of her metaphorical heart).
  • Dungeons & Dragons Third Edition: The legendary thief Andromalius managed to prove his devotion to/prank Olidammara, god of thieves and rogues, by repenting for his crimes on his deathbed, essentially stealing his soul from his own deity. Olidammara was pissed at first, then realized the delicious irony of the deed, but was faced with a conundrum - he’d either have to ruin the joke by accepting Andromalius’ soul, or let such a character pass into the realms of another deity. So Olidammara stole the thief’s soul from the multiverse, turning him into a Vestige somewhere between life and death, transcending mortality but forever beyond the reach of any god. “Whether Andromalius deemed this result an honor or not remains unclear.”
  • Exalted: Charms which allow you to steal intangible things include Thought-Swiping Distraction, which lets you steal people’s thoughts; Dream Confiscation Approach, which is used to steal people’s dreams; and Name-Pilfering Practice, which allows its user to steal someone’s name. As in, everyone in the world (including the victim) immediately forgets the victim’s name.
  • Persona 5 revolves around a group of Phantom Thieves who forcibly reform corrupt individuals by breaking into metaphysical palaces representing their victim’s psyches in order to steal a treasure representing their desires. Doing so causes a massive My God, What Have I Done? psychological breakdown in their victims, and the treasure even persists into the real world to be sold.
  • Homestuck: The entire Rogue and Thief classes are based around stealing entire concepts. Roxy, the Rogue of Void, has the potential to steal the essence of nothingness from concepts, which basically means she can pull objects out of thin air, even if they don’t exist, because she stole the fact that they don’t exist. Vriska has the ability to steal luck.

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation will be released in 3D on July 13 via Columbia Pictures. Kick back with the pack on the teaser poster above and the first trailer below.

The third installment in the computer-animated franchise is directed by Genndy Tartakovsky, who also helmed the previous two entries. He co-wrote the script with Michael McCullers (Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me).

Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, David Spade, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, Keegan-Michael Key, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Asher Blinkoff, and Mel Brooks reprise their voice roles.

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On this day in music history: September 8, 1973 - “Let’s Get It On” by Marvin Gaye hits #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 2 weeks (non-consecutive), also topping the R&B singles chart for 6 weeks on August 18, 1973. Written by Marvin Gaye and Ed Townsend, it is the first pop and tenth R&B chart topper for the R&B music icon from Washington DC. After the critical and commercial triumph of “What’s Going On”, Marvin Gaye renegotiates his contract with Motown Records which guarantees him greater creative freedom, and at the time making him one of the highest paid black musicians in the music industry. However, Gaye finds himself once again plagued by writer’s block as he is scheduled to begin working on his next album. When Marvin begins working on material, one song in particular initially has a completely different concept and subject matter. Initially, Gaye comes up with a song that has a religious theme, which evolves into a more political song with lyrics contributed by Kenneth Stover. When fellow songwriter and co-producer Ed Townsend (“For Your Love”) hears this original version, he urges Marvin to change it, as the track has a decidedly sensual vibe and the original lyrics don’t work. With Townsend’s assistance, the song is dramatically transformed and becomes the centerpiece of one of Marvin Gaye’s most popular and enduring works. Having come from a very strict religious background, often having a difficult and sometimes physically abusive relationship at the hands of his preacher father, Gaye grows up with a deeply conflicted view of sex that he carries over into adulthood. “Let’s Get It On” is written with the idea liberating one’s self from the often dogmatic views of the church on sex, and that religious fervor and sexual ecstasy are not that far removed from each other. Another inspiration for “Let’s Get It On” comes when Gaye meets guitarist Slim Gaillard’s daughter Janis Hunter. Though she is only seventeen years old at the time, Janis and Marvin become friends which later evolves into a romantic relationship and eventually marriage. Becoming Gaye’s creative muse, Hunter’s presence further sparks the musician’s creativity. “Let’s Get It On” is recorded at Motown’s Hitsville West Studios in Hollywood, CA on March 22, 1973. Issued as the first single and title track of Marvin’s thirteenth studio album on June 15, 1973, it is immediately and emphatically embraced by the public. Entering the Hot 100 at #74 on July 14, 1973, it climbs to the top of the chart eight weeks later. Like the album itself, “Let’s Get It On” becomes iconic, further establishing the Motown superstar as a sex symbol. Over the years, the song is featured in numerous films and television programs including “The Sopranos”, “House”, “The Simpsons”, “High Fidelity”, “Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me” and “Something’s Got To Give”. “Let’s Get It On” is certified Platinum in the US by the RIAA.