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31st Aug '16 4:14:42 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''{{Worldwar}}'', by Creator/HarryTurtledove. Aliens invade in 1942. The Axis are working with the Allies. Another one occurs between the Jews in Europe and the Race. Aliens who never figured out discrimination or Nazi Germany. Played with in the sense that they aren't quite sure who'd be worse for mankind. (The Jews play it both ways,[[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor working with the Race or the Germans depending on who's a bigger threat at the time.]])

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* ''{{Worldwar}}'', ''Literature/{{Worldwar}}'', by Creator/HarryTurtledove. Aliens invade in 1942. The Axis are working with the Allies. Another one occurs between the Jews in Europe and the Race. Aliens who never figured out discrimination or Nazi Germany. Played with in the sense that they aren't quite sure who'd be worse for mankind. (The Jews play it both ways,[[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor working with the Race or the Germans depending on who's a bigger threat at the time.]])
17th Aug '16 1:17:14 AM PaulA
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* This is how [[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Miles Vorkosigan's]] parents got together, in ''Shards of Honor''.

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* This is how [[Literature/VorkosiganSaga Miles Vorkosigan's]] parents Cordelia and Aral got together, in ''Shards of Honor''.''Literature/ShardsOfHonor''.
26th Jul '16 10:17:44 PM PaulA
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* In ''The Other Wind'', the last (so far) in Creator/UrsulaKLeGuin's ''Literature/{{Earthsea|Trilogy}}'' series, representatives of four cultures normally at loggerheads - if not outright enmity - have to pool their respective mythological knowledge in order to figure out the truth about an ancient evil.

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* In ''The Other Wind'', the last (so far) in Creator/UrsulaKLeGuin's ''Literature/{{Earthsea|Trilogy}}'' series, ''Literature/TheOtherWind'' by Creator/UrsulaKLeGuin, representatives of four cultures normally at loggerheads - -- if not outright enmity - -- have to pool their respective mythological knowledge in order to figure out the truth about an ancient evil.
19th Jun '16 2:33:32 PM nombretomado
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** ''TheThrawnTrilogy'': Mara Jade sees her having to constantly work with Luke as this trope, especially with that [[KillMeNowOrForeverStayYourHand not-so-covert wish to kill him]]. He doesn't see it the same way, though. At the end of the trilogy, they've become FireForgedFriends, and by the ''Literature/NewJediOrder'' series, they're a married BattleCouple.

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** ''TheThrawnTrilogy'': ''Literature/TheThrawnTrilogy'': Mara Jade sees her having to constantly work with Luke as this trope, especially with that [[KillMeNowOrForeverStayYourHand not-so-covert wish to kill him]]. He doesn't see it the same way, though. At the end of the trilogy, they've become FireForgedFriends, and by the ''Literature/NewJediOrder'' series, they're a married BattleCouple.
31st May '16 4:11:11 AM Doug86
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* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'':

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* In AndreNorton's ''Literature/{{Catseye}}'', faced with Troy's suspicion, Rerne proposes that they join forces against a common foe.

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* In AndreNorton's Creator/AndreNorton's ''Literature/{{Catseye}}'', faced with Troy's suspicion, Rerne proposes that they join forces against a common foe.
14th Apr '16 10:36:50 AM Morgenthaler
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* The alliance of the outlawed Malazan commander Dujek Onearm with his enemy Caladan Brood against the [[OmnicidalManiac omnicidal]] Pannion Seer in the third volume of ''TheMalazanBookOfTheFallen''. [[spoiler:It later turns out that Dujek's outlawry was a XanatosGambit by Malazan Empress Laseen to win Caladan's support for the war.]]

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* The alliance of the outlawed Malazan commander Dujek Onearm with his enemy Caladan Brood against the [[OmnicidalManiac omnicidal]] Pannion Seer in the third volume of ''TheMalazanBookOfTheFallen''.''Literature/TheMalazanBookOfTheFallen''. [[spoiler:It later turns out that Dujek's outlawry was a XanatosGambit by Malazan Empress Laseen to win Caladan's support for the war.]]
3rd Mar '16 12:03:34 PM erforce
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* In ''Literature/{{Dragonlance}}'', black robed mages ally themselves with the good guys every now and then, for example to drive off the Dark Queen in ''Legend of Huma'' and during the War of the Lance. ''Dragons of Summer Flame'' was based around this trope. Also Fistandantilus and the Kingpriest used each other for their own goals.

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* In ''Literature/{{Dragonlance}}'', black robed mages ally themselves with the good guys every now and then, for example to drive off the Dark Queen in ''Legend of Huma'' ''Literature/TheLegendOfHuma'' and during the War of the Lance. ''Dragons of Summer Flame'' was based around this trope. Also Fistandantilus and the Kingpriest used each other for their own goals.
19th Feb '16 5:26:39 AM RobTan
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* In ''Literature/WorkdWarZ'', after the zombie outbreak Israel pulls back from the Palestinian territories and offers asylum to any uninfected Palestinian refugees, both sides agreeing to cooperate in the face of an apocalyptic disaster. When the outbreak is contained they form a permanent truce and Israel agrees to a two-state solution.

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* In ''Literature/WorkdWarZ'', ''Literature/WorldWarZ'', after the zombie outbreak Israel pulls back from the Palestinian territories and offers asylum to any uninfected Palestinian refugees, both sides agreeing to cooperate in the face of an apocalyptic disaster. When the outbreak is contained they form a permanent truce and Israel agrees to a two-state solution.
19th Feb '16 5:26:18 AM RobTan
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* In ''Literature/WorkdWarZ'', after the zombie outbreak Israel pulls back from the Palestinian territories and offers asylum to any uninfected Palestinian refugees, both sides agreeing to cooperate in the face of an apocalyptic disaster. When the outbreak is contained they form a permanent truce and Israel agrees to a two-state solution.
31st Jan '16 6:23:48 PM GrammarNavi
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* TadWilliams' ''Literature/{{Otherland}}'' CyberPunk novel series has a prominent example of this in the fourth book. After PsychoForHire John Dread usurps control of the Otherland network, CorruptCorporateExecutive Felix Jongleur, who up until now has regarded the heroes as an annoyance (if he was aware of them at all), finds himself on equal footing with them: trapped in the network and [[BroughtDownToNormal unable to use his godlike powers]].

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* TadWilliams' Creator/TadWilliams' ''Literature/{{Otherland}}'' CyberPunk novel series has a prominent example of this in the fourth book. After PsychoForHire John Dread usurps control of the Otherland network, CorruptCorporateExecutive Felix Jongleur, who up until now has regarded the heroes as an annoyance (if he was aware of them at all), finds himself on equal footing with them: trapped in the network and [[BroughtDownToNormal unable to use his godlike powers]].
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