Results in the character having a change of heart and turning away from whatever character flaw was being explored.If they're willing to go the extra mile on the homage to , then our protagonist will be a Corrupt Corporate Executive, a Bad Boss, or otherwise in a position of power where he or she is able to make life miserable for those under their thumb.A Knight Templar, on the other hand, will either break his word (or insist on Exact Words) without a tremor of conscience, or monomaniacally insist on carrying it out, regardless of the consequences. Releasing from the Promise is another option, though some characters think that even the person they've sworn the oath to can't free them.Similarly, heroes forced into the Sadistic Choice (where one option is saving lives and another keeping their promise) may end up forced into a Frequently-Broken Unbreakable Vow. "Not if I found it on the highway would I take it, I said.Every television series in the history of the medium that lasts long enough to have an episode aired at Christmas will make use of this boilerplate episode.The hero or heroine of the series lives through his or her own version of Ebenezer Scrooge's Christmastime visitations from as a well-known story which a series adapts to/parodies with its own characters.The removal of the ribbons drew mixed reactions from survivors and families, as did their placement in a glass-topped chest.
Making a blank-check promise — "Yes, I will do something for you" — or making it only because you have been lied to may lead to Honor Before Reason, where a character insists on carrying it out anyway.
Sexual abuse survivor Phil Nagle said the ribbons belonged on the fence, and said survivors would return and replace the ribbons.
“The ribbons are our voice and a voice for all the people who can’t stand up and talk,” he said.
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On Sunday, about 60 parishioners removed the hundreds of ribbons that survivors had placed there from the early days of the Royal Commission hearings in to child sexual abuse in the Ballarat diocese.