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29th Dec '17 5:08:16 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* ''Film/TheForceAwakens'': When Rey calls Kylo Ren a "creature in a mask", he takes his helmet off to show her that he's entirely normal-looking. It's not covering a deformity, concealing his identity (at least not from her), or serving a practical purpose, it's just part of his obsession with emulating Darth Vader. His intention, which is to unnerve her, pays off, as Rey realizes that [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse she could've passed him in the street and not realized who he was]]. [[spoiler:She does give him a scar by the end of the movie, which would justify wearing the mask later.]]

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* ''Film/TheForceAwakens'': When Rey calls Kylo Ren a "creature in a mask", he takes his helmet off to show her that he's entirely normal-looking. It's not covering a deformity, concealing his identity (at least not from her), or serving a practical purpose, it's just part of his obsession with emulating Darth Vader. His intention, which is to unnerve her, pays off, as Rey realizes that [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse she could've passed him in the street and not realized who he was]]. [[spoiler:She does give him a scar by the end of the movie, which would justify wearing the mask later.]]
29th Dec '17 5:03:29 PM Rubber_Lotus
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* Defied in ''ComicBook/IdentityCrisis'', during the DarkerAndEdgier retelling of a story where the Injustice Gang swapped minds with the Justice League. While the villains didn't know ''exactly'' who the heroes are, they had enough forethought to take a camera along, so they could analyze the heroes' secret identities at leisure.
21st Dec '17 7:58:34 AM thatother1dude
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* ''Film/TheForceAwakens'': When Rey calls Kylo Ren a "creature in a mask", he takes his helmet off to show her that he's entirely normal-looking. It's not covering a deformity, concealing his identity, or serving a practical purpose, it's just part of his obsession with emulating Darth Vader. His intention, which is to unnerve her, pays off, as Rey realizes that [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse she could've passed him in the street and not realized who he was]]. [[spoiler:She does give him a scar by the end of the movie, which would justify wearing the mask later.]] In most scenes shown in trailers for ''Film/TheLastJedi'', Ren still goes maskless.
** [[spoiler: Subverted however, in that the mask conceals the fact that he's actually Ben Solo, the son of Han and Leia.]]

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* ''Film/TheForceAwakens'': When Rey calls Kylo Ren a "creature in a mask", he takes his helmet off to show her that he's entirely normal-looking. It's not covering a deformity, concealing his identity, identity (at least not from her), or serving a practical purpose, it's just part of his obsession with emulating Darth Vader. His intention, which is to unnerve her, pays off, as Rey realizes that [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse she could've passed him in the street and not realized who he was]]. [[spoiler:She does give him a scar by the end of the movie, which would justify wearing the mask later.]] In most scenes shown in trailers for ''Film/TheLastJedi'', Ren still goes maskless.
** [[spoiler: Subverted however, in that the mask conceals the fact that he's actually Ben Solo, the son of Han and Leia.]]
12th Dec '17 8:18:48 AM LondonKdS
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* In one issue of ''ComicBook/MarshalLaw'', a gang of JerkAss supers ambush Law while he's trying to get something done and rip his mask off. They then let him go in disappointment when he doesn't turn out to be a celebrity.
8th Nov '17 10:18:03 PM SSJMagus
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** Nor is Peter [[ComicBook/MilesMorales the only Spider-Man]] to have this happen. When ComicBook/BlackCat and Hammerhead capture and unmask Miles Morales, they have no idea who he is. Given the level of technology available they try using facial recognition software, only to discover that all record of his identity has been erased. Which leaves them still with no clue as to who Miles is, but since only ComicBook/{{SHIELD}} could've pulled off such a trick [[RevealingCoverup it tells them that he's considered way more important than a rookie hero ought to be]].
24th Oct '17 5:04:02 AM SAMAS
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* ''Film/TheForceAwakens'': When Rey calls Kylo Ren a "creature in a mask", he takes his helmet off to show her that he's entirely normal-looking. It's not covering a deformity, concealing his identity, or serving a practical purpose, it's just part of his obsession with emulating Darth Vader. His intention, which is to unnerve her, pays off, as Rey realizes that [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse she could've passed him in the street and not realized who he was]]. [[spoiler:She does give him a scar by the end of the movie, which would justify wearing the mask later.]]

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* ''Film/TheForceAwakens'': When Rey calls Kylo Ren a "creature in a mask", he takes his helmet off to show her that he's entirely normal-looking. It's not covering a deformity, concealing his identity, or serving a practical purpose, it's just part of his obsession with emulating Darth Vader. His intention, which is to unnerve her, pays off, as Rey realizes that [[TheyLookJustLikeEveryoneElse she could've passed him in the street and not realized who he was]]. [[spoiler:She does give him a scar by the end of the movie, which would justify wearing the mask later.]] In most scenes shown in trailers for ''Film/TheLastJedi'', Ren still goes maskless.
** [[spoiler: Subverted however, in that the mask conceals the fact that he's actually Ben Solo, the son of Han and Leia.
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22nd Oct '17 9:27:08 AM PhantomDusclops92
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* ''ComicBook/TransformersMoreThanMeetsTheEye'': When [[TheAtoner Megatron]] [[spoiler:kills the [[ExaltedTorturer Deception]] [[TortureTechnician Justice]] [[KnightTemplar Division]] with dark matter]] he reveals their [[DyingAsYourself original names as he does it]] and when he goes for [[spoiler:Tarn, Megatron removes his [[SigilSpam deception insignia mask]]]][[spoiler:(which Tarn earlier said was his true face) and it looks like any random cybertonian face, however what is dramatic is his name of [[TheDogWasTheMastermind Glitch.]]]]

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* ''ComicBook/TransformersMoreThanMeetsTheEye'': When [[TheAtoner Megatron]] [[spoiler:kills the [[ExaltedTorturer Deception]] Decepticon]] [[TortureTechnician Justice]] [[KnightTemplar Division]] with dark matter]] he reveals their [[DyingAsYourself original names as he does it]] and when he goes for [[spoiler:Tarn, Megatron removes his [[SigilSpam deception Decepticon insignia mask]]]][[spoiler:(which mask]] (which Tarn earlier said was his true face) and and... it looks like any random cybertonian Cybertonian face, however what is dramatic is his name of it's istantly said that he was [[TheDogWasTheMastermind Glitch.]]]]
22nd Oct '17 9:13:36 AM AnotherGuy
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** In a ''ComicBook/BatmanRebirth'' issue, Bruce came to The Joker's cell, essentially revealing he was Batman. The Joker looked past him like he didn't exist; if he wasn't wearing the Batman outfit, he didn't ''see'' him.
12th Oct '17 3:50:34 AM Kadorhal
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''[removes mask]''\\

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''[removes mask]''\\mask, stares at the face for a few seconds]''\\
10th Oct '17 3:34:56 PM Kaiseror
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* ''ComicBook/TransformersMoreThanMeetsTheEye'': When [[TheAtoner Megatron]] [[spoiler:kills the [[ExaltedTorturer Deception]] [[TortureTechnician Justice]] [[KnightTemplar Division]] with dark matter]] he reveals their [[DyingAsYourself original names as he does it]] and when he goes for [[spoiler:Tarn, Megatron removes his [[SigilSpam deception insignia mask]]]][[spoiler:(which Tarn earlier said was his true face) and it looks like any random cybertonian face, however what is dramatic is his name of [[TheDogWasTheMastermind Glitch.]]]]
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