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28th Mar '17 7:04:38 PM VesperLord
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* On ''Blog/AskTheNewHopesPeak'', [[KidFromTheFuture Sora]]'s idealised projection of her adopted older sister, Monaca, is shattered after meeting the Monaca from fifteen years in the past, and having her detail her actions in ''VideoGame/AbsoluteDespairGirls''
28th Mar '17 4:01:38 PM gb00393
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** Robb breaking his marriage vows ended up causing him to become this to his men in the third season.
27th Mar '17 4:39:32 PM AutumnLeaves
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* In Kai Meyer's ''Die Seiten der Welt'', the heroine Furia finds a true soulmate in a young boy Severin who lives two hundred years earlier, as they are able to communicate with the help of a magical book. [[spoiler:Then she finds out that it was him in the adulthood who caused her family's downfall and exile. Plus a war between fractions of book mages. Moreover, Furia's father was murdered and the girl and her brother barely escaped only because of the plotting of Severin's spurned lover the latter was insanely jealous since Severin has never truly gotten over Furia. When the girl finally meets her former crush in person (elderly and broken), she is, to put it mildly, not enthusiastic]].
23rd Mar '17 6:11:18 PM AutumnLeaves
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* In [[Creator/AgathaChristie Agatha Christie's]] ''The Hollow'' it is revealed to be [[spoiler:the motive of the murderess who used to idolize her husband and then caught him cheating]].
23rd Mar '17 11:50:31 AM cherrychels
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* In the ''Series/{{Community}}'' episode "[[Recap/CommunityS2E10MixologyCertification Mixology Certification]]" Troy experiences one towards Jeff and Britta. After he's spent all night listening to their advice on growing up only to learn they've also spent all night bickering over the same bar under the mistaken impression that it's two different places:

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* In the ''Series/{{Community}}'' episode "[[Recap/CommunityS2E10MixologyCertification Mixology Certification]]" Certification]]," Troy experiences one towards Jeff and Britta. After he's Troy has spent all night listening to their advice on growing up up, only to learn they've also spent all night bickering over the same bar under the mistaken impression ''same bar'', believing that it's this bar was actually two different places:



** Bran is disappointed when his visions of the past reveal that his father Ned stood no chance against Arthur Dayne in their duel and Ned only won because Howland Reed stabbed Dayne in the back. Ned had earlier told him that he had defeated Dayne in single combat. He is even more stunned to learn that his father lied to his own wife and children about Jon Snow's parentage.

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** Bran is disappointed when his visions of the past reveal that his father Ned stood no chance against Arthur Dayne in their duel and Ned only won because Howland Reed stabbed Dayne in the back. Ned had earlier told him that he had defeated Dayne in single combat. He is even more stunned to learn that his father [[spoiler:[[FamilyRelationshipSwitcheroo lied to his own wife and children everyone about Jon Snow's parentage.Snow's]] [[TheGreatestStoryNeverTold parentage in order to protect Jon]] -- who is actually Ned's nephew and the son of Ned's sister Lyanna]].
23rd Mar '17 11:39:02 AM gb00393
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** Bran is disappointed when his visions of the past reveal that his father Ned stood no chance against Arthur Dayne in their duel and Ned only won because Howland Reed stabbed Dayne in the back. Ned had earlier told him that he had defeated Dayne in single combat.

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** Bran is disappointed when his visions of the past reveal that his father Ned stood no chance against Arthur Dayne in their duel and Ned only won because Howland Reed stabbed Dayne in the back. Ned had earlier told him that he had defeated Dayne in single combat. He is even more stunned to learn that his father lied to his own wife and children about Jon Snow's parentage.
21st Mar '17 10:56:31 PM angie710
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Related to BeleagueredChildhoodFriend and BigBadFriend. Compare FallenHero and HistoricalHeroUpgrade. Contrast with EvilMentor, who was ObviouslyEvil from the beginning. Not to be confused with BrokenBase. Also contrast RebuiltPedestal, when a formerly Broken Pedestal is forgiven or exonerated. Contrast with BlindObedience, where this usually isn't the case.

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Related to BeleagueredChildhoodFriend and BigBadFriend. Compare FallenHero and HistoricalHeroUpgrade. Also compare DefiledForever and MyGirlIsNotASlut. Contrast with EvilMentor, who was ObviouslyEvil from the beginning. Not to be confused with BrokenBase. Also contrast RebuiltPedestal, when a formerly Broken Pedestal is forgiven or exonerated. Contrast with BlindObedience, where this usually isn't the case.
18th Mar '17 7:01:31 PM nombretomado
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* Xandra from the ''Franchise/{{Neopets}}'' story ''The Faerie's Ruin'' was a powerful witch who was taken to Faerieland to study. Initially, like the rest of Neopia, she believed that the Faeries were {{Big Good}}s, but the Faeries repeatedly refused to intervene in cases where she felt they should have. Feeling betrayed and deceived, she set out to break the pedestal for everyone else. [[spoiler:She fucking crashed Faerieland into Neopia!]]

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* Xandra from the ''Franchise/{{Neopets}}'' ''Website/{{Neopets}}'' story ''The Faerie's Ruin'' was a powerful witch who was taken to Faerieland to study. Initially, like the rest of Neopia, she believed that the Faeries were {{Big Good}}s, but the Faeries repeatedly refused to intervene in cases where she felt they should have. Feeling betrayed and deceived, she set out to break the pedestal for everyone else. [[spoiler:She fucking crashed Faerieland into Neopia!]]
14th Mar '17 5:04:38 PM TheSinful
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* Due to the events with the Kurama clan, Kurenai's genin in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/3665921/50/ Black Flames Dance in the Wind: Rise of Naruto]]'' are at best indifferent to her. A large part of it is because, unlike most fanfictions that betray Kurenai as a TeamMom, here she's only training them to advance her own career. After Kurenai abandons her team to attempt to deal with Yakumo, Naruto threatens to kill her if she ever comes near Hinata again after the girl shows up on his doorstep in tears.

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* Due to the events with the Kurama clan, Kurenai's genin in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/3665921/50/ Black Flames Dance in the Wind: Rise of Naruto]]'' are at best indifferent to her. A large part of it is because, unlike most fanfictions that betray portray Kurenai as a TeamMom, here she's only training them to advance her own career. After Kurenai abandons her team to attempt to deal with Yakumo, Naruto threatens to kill her if she ever comes near Hinata again after the girl shows up on his doorstep in tears.tears.
* Naruto loses all respect in the Third Hokage in ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/12288523/2/Plucking-the-Strings-Redux Plucking the Strings Redux]]'' after the man refuses to believe Naruto could reverse engineer Suna puppet techniques on his own. After spending hours convincing the Hokage, Naruto's furious when Sarutobi "has the gall to tell him he's proud of him".
14th Mar '17 3:08:50 PM Discar
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* ''Literature/TheWayOfKings'' (first book of ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive''): Kaladin respects Highmarshal Amaram as the only "true" [[BlueBlood lighteyes]], a noble general like the stories, who has done everything in his power to give Kaladin and his brother a fair chance. [[spoiler:Then Amaram murders Kaladin's squad and brands Kaladin a slave in order to steal the [[SoulCuttingBlade Shardblade]] Kaladin had just won]], and Amaram becomes Kaladin's symbol of everything wrong with the world. He literally dreams of murdering him on multiple occasions.
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