No county churchyards here. No slow surrender to nature and the weeds. Just piles of golden goblets and jeweled necklaces, carefully guarded by snake-infested traps.
Back to barracks, General? Wife, son, the harvest. I still have difficulty imagining that. You know, dirt cleans off a lot easier than blood, Quintus. Someone who is in the position that he could do something much more significant, but still chooses an agricultural job for sentimental reasons.
When done with badass fighters, it is often used to symbolize that after seeing so much destruction and violence, they want to actually do something constructive, put down some roots, and see some new growth, maybe as a way of dealing with post traumatic stress.
In brief, instead of destroying life, they now seek to raise and maintain it. It might overlap with Real Men Wear Pinkespecially when it is about flowers, or gardening, to show that this tough man always secretly wished for such a meek pastime.
For others, the pastoral life is particularly sweet because they've lived their entire lives on the move and this is the first place they can really call home, or maybe this is what they have really been fighting for all along soldiers Fighting for a Homelandfor example.
It may turn out to be a harder job than they originally thought. When it is professional agriculture, like farming, it often happens with politically or socially important figures, to show that they wish to be mere workers of the land.
They might make snarky comments informing us that in fact, this is the first really useful thing they've done. This sort of response is typical of the Cincinnatuspossibly an Ur-Example.
The opposite of And a play on Call to Adventure Advertisement: The man responsible for the creation of Paradigm City, he grows tomatoes in a private dome. Ryoji Kaji in Neon Genesis Evangelion inverts this trope — rather than gardening and growing watermelons because of retirement, he does it because he's about to face the end of the world and wants to at least enjoy himself in his final moments.
Later on he implies that this is what he would do if he had the chance to retire. He doesn't get the chance. Lord Jeremiah in Code Geass ends the series in, of all things, an orange grove. This is a Call-Back to the start of the series, where after being disgraced by Zero he's given the choice between tending an orange grove or starting his military career over from Square One, and shows that he's become comfortable with his new life.
He's joined in this work by Anya Earlstreim. Gan Fall in One Piece becomes a pumpkin farmer after he is replaced by Eneru as the ruler of Skypiea. When They Cry mentioned his plans for having a vegetable garden after retirement, as a way of finally having a carefree life. At the epilogue of Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann: Lagann-hen, Simon becomes a wandering well-digger, asking only that the villages he assists plant lots of flowers in return.
This is to help fulfill the dream of his deceased wife Nia, who wished for an Earth covered in flowers. Taeko from Only Yesterday has a strong yearning for the agricultural lifestyle.
She gets her wish in the end. After her handler dies, the Social Welfare Agency isn't sure what do with Claes. She ends up splitting her time between destructive testing and starting her own garden on Agency land.
She got the hobby from her handler, who himself was drawn to this trope after an injury forced him to retire before the SWA recruited him. Son Goku and His Friends Return!! This is expanded on in the first episode of Dragon Ball Superwith Goku having become a farmer after his last bout of saving the world, in order to provide for his family.
Later episodes establish that Goku is actually quite good at it and that his vegetables are very popular at the local farmer's market. However, while Goku himself doesn't mind farming and even gets some statisfaction out of it, he mainly does it to keep Chi-Chi from complaining and would actually like to train a bit more, often looking for ways to combine training and farming.
According to Word of GodTien Shinhan took up farming in addition to his martial arts training at the end of the series, and uses his Multi-Form and Four Witches techniques to aid in harvesting the crops.
When faced with Taki's deportation and the resurgence of war in Maiden RoseKlaus, who has already lost many comrades in action, tries to convince Taki to come back to his estate with him to live an idyllic life farming roses. Fleet Admiral Sidney Sithole in Legend of Galactic Heroes decided to take up bee-keeping after he was forced to retire from his position as Chief of the Joint Operations Headquarters following the Imperial territories invasion debacle.
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