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Advice for the Evil Overlord:
If I am using the hero's girlfriend as a hostage and am holding her at the point of imminent death when confronting the hero, I will focus on her and not him. He won't try anything with his true love held hostage. The fact that she has been weak, slow-witted, naive and generally useless up to this point has no bearing on her actions at the moment of dramatic climax.
Advice for the Hero:
I will never leave my True Love and/or family unguarded unless they can defend themselves.
Advice for the Bad Auxiliary Character (Evil Henchman):
Never allow yourself to be turned into a vicious, ravening beast to defeat the Hero. It never works, and you girlfriend will not understand. She will dump you for one of the Good Guys.
Advice for the Good Auxiliary Character (Innocent Bystander):
Do not take a shortcut through the woods.
Further Evil (Advice on Ultimate Weapons/Spells):
No Ultimate Incantation that requires sacrifice of a Virgin is worth the trouble of a) securing such a rarity and b) relying on a quality so easily cured by an amorous Hero or Heroine in a few minutes' stolen time.

Murphy's Laws of Combat:

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