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30th Nov '16 5:49:37 AM JMQwilleran
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%%* Galbatorix and the rest of The Forsworn for the other dragon riders (Oromis, Vrael) in the ''Literature/InheritanceCycle''.

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%%* * This is [[DiscussedTrope discussed]] in ''Literature/TheInheritanceCycle''. Neither of Eragon's teachers, Brom or Oromis, taught the BigBad of the series, Galbatorix. Oromis says he's glad for it because Galbatorix and the rest of The Forsworn for the other dragon riders (Oromis, Vrael) made sure to personally kill anyone that was involved in the ''Literature/InheritanceCycle''.his teaching.
8th Oct '16 3:44:53 PM TerasOde
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* In ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls'', Sunset Shimmer is a former pupil of [[Characters/FriendshipIsMagicThePrincesses Princess Celestia]] (and [[Characters/FriendshipIsMagicTwilightSparkle Twilight Sparkle]]'s predecessor in that role). When Celestia's tutelage did not turn out to be [[EvilIsEasy the easy path]], she "turned cruel, dishonest and rebellious," abandoning her studies and pursuing power in more unsavory ways. [[spoiler: Unlike most she is [[HeelFaceTurn redeemed]], though she has yet to return to face Celestia.]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirls'', [[Characters/MyLittlePonyEquestriaGirlsSunsetShimmer Sunset Shimmer Shimmer]] is a former pupil of [[Characters/FriendshipIsMagicThePrincesses Princess Celestia]] (and [[Characters/FriendshipIsMagicTwilightSparkle Twilight Sparkle]]'s predecessor in that role). When Celestia's tutelage did not turn out to be [[EvilIsEasy the easy path]], she "turned cruel, dishonest and rebellious," abandoning her studies and pursuing power in more unsavory ways. [[spoiler: Unlike most she is [[HeelFaceTurn redeemed]], though she has yet to return to face Celestia.]]
22nd Aug '16 12:21:42 PM flodoris
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** Then there's [[spoiler:Obito, who became ''Tobi, the leader of Akatsuki and TheDragon to Madara Uchiha''. Like Orochimaru and Nagato, he played a big role in the death of his former teacher.]] However, unlike most examples of this trope, his teacher never even knew that he had turned evil, or that he was even ''alive''.

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** Then there's [[spoiler:Obito, who became ''Tobi, the leader of Akatsuki and TheDragon [[DragonwithanAgenda Dragon with an Agenda]] to Madara Uchiha''. Like Orochimaru and Nagato, he played a big role in the death of his former teacher.]] However, unlike most examples of this trope, his teacher never even knew that he had turned evil, or that he was even ''alive''.
10th Aug '16 5:08:50 AM system
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9th Aug '16 9:15:06 PM Ripburger
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* A pre-fame James Woods (with his [[SinisterSchnoz pre-surgery nose]]) played a villain in an early episode of ''{{Series/Kojak}}''. His gimmick is that he leaves phony clues to throw off the cops. Eventually Kojak learns that the culprit is attending his own seminars at the police academy, leading him to James Woods (whom he prized as one of his best students).
-->"You know, I have some smart kids in my class. They keep me on my toes, I have fun with them. Well, the fun [[DirtyCop just went out of it.]]"
9th Aug '16 7:44:16 PM Willbyr
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%%* Enchu for Chief Page in MuhyoAndRoji, who also taught Muhyo.

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%%* Enchu for Chief Page in MuhyoAndRoji, ''Manga/MuhyoAndRoji'', who also taught Muhyo.
30th Jul '16 9:58:26 PM StarSword
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* A number of Luke Skywalker's Jedi students, in the Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse, end up eventually falling to the Dark Side. He's able to bring some of them back. Brakiss intended to be a DeceptiveDisciple, but Luke believed he could be turned; Brakiss started BecomingTheMask until Luke put him through a test which horrified him and caused him to flee. Luke always believed that Brakiss could be redeemed, and in ''Literature/TheNewRebellion'' parts written from Brakiss's point of view suggest that he'd like that, but [[DoomedByCanon it's not to be]].

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* A number of Luke Skywalker's Jedi students, students in the Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse, Franchise/StarWarsLegends end up eventually falling to the Dark Side. He's able to bring some of them back. back.
** Kyp Durron, a young man in the ''Literature/JediAcademyTrilogy'' purportedly even stronger in the Force than the Skywalkers, is seduced to the dark side by the ghost of the ancient Sith Lord Exar Kun and takes a leftover Imperial superweapon on a bloody rampage against the Imperial Remnant before the other apprentices destroy Exar Kun and Han and Lando are able to talk Kyp down. In later books he becomes TheAtoner.
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Brakiss intended to be a DeceptiveDisciple, but Luke believed he could be turned; Brakiss started BecomingTheMask until Luke put him through a test which horrified him and caused him to flee. Luke always believed that Brakiss could be redeemed, and in ''Literature/TheNewRebellion'' parts written from Brakiss's point of view suggest that he'd like that, but [[DoomedByCanon it's not to be]].be]]: [[spoiler:Brakiss is on the receiving end of a HeelFaceDoorSlam courtesy of a surviving Imperial Royal Guard at the end of the Shadow Academy arc in ''Literature/YoungJediKnights'']].
** Dolph Kueller in ''Literature/TheNewRebellion'' is never really clearly explained [[spoiler:and dies at the end of his only appearance]].
** Alema Rar, debuting in ''The Literature/NewJediOrder: Star By Star'', suffers a CynicismCatalyst in the form of witnessing her identical twin sister being killed by a Yuuzhan Vong creature bred to hunt and kill Jedi, and becomes an advocate of purportedly un-Jedi-like tactics against the Vong (e.g. using leftover Imperial superweapons). In ''The Literature/DarkNestTrilogy'' Luke ultimately expels her from the Order over her behavior, [[spoiler:and she spends the trilogy as the GoldfishPoopGang before being unceremoniously EatenAlive by a critter]].



* Uther Lightbringer and Arthas Menethil in ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}} III'' were much like Obi-Wan and Anakin.

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* Uther Lightbringer and Arthas Menethil in ''VideoGame/{{Warcraft}} III'' were much like Obi-Wan and Anakin. Arthas is driven to harsher and eviler tactics to defeat the Undead Scourge over the course of the Human campaign, ultimately taking up the cursed blade Frostmourne and becoming the Death Knight we all know and love and killing Uther during the Undead campaign.
7th Jul '16 7:31:37 AM Morgenthaler
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** Thus Hohenheim's part in the finale manages to combine TheObiWan role here with CallingTheOldManOut. And Ed gets to be the [[MasterApprenticeChain third party]] and be 'the lead' when they off his big brother.

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** Thus Hohenheim's part in the finale manages to combine TheObiWan the mentor role here with CallingTheOldManOut. And Ed gets to be the [[MasterApprenticeChain third party]] and be 'the lead' when they off his big brother.
14th Jun '16 3:22:04 PM Amberlu
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*Subverted, then averted in the ''Literature/WarriorCats'' prequels. Gray Wing acts as a mentor and father figure to Thunder, [[spoiler:his nephew.]] The reason behind this is because Clear Sky [[spoiler:Thunder's father]] was slowly turning into a cruel AntiVillain . When Gray Wing allows Thunder to visit him, Clear Sky claims custody of [[spoiler:his son,]] who was young and naïve, and decides to mentor him. Gray Wing is powerless against this, and fears that Thunder would be influenced and turn cruel. [[spoiler:Averted when Thunder deserts and disowns Clear Sky, seeing the error of his ways. Clear Sky eventually regains his senses, and the (three sort of) make up.]]
2nd May '16 2:10:31 AM eroock
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->''I didn't teach him the most important thing I had to tell him; there are some things you have to pass on. The trick is to know which one. All I taught him were skills. And now I have to stop him from using it to destroy us all.''
-->--'''Peter Stillman''', ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty''

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didn't teach him the most important thing I had to tell him; there are some things you have to pass on. The trick is to know which one. All I taught him were skills. And now I have to stop him from using it to destroy us all.''
-->--'''Peter
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-->-- '''Peter
Stillman''', ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty''
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