History Main / DemotedToDragon

23rd Jul '17 11:53:11 PM Piterpicher
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* Wrestling/TheUndertaker, as the leader of the Ministry of Darkness, was clearly seen as the biggest threat in the Wrestling/{{W|orldWrestlingFederation}}WF at the time, to the point where it seemed even VinceMcMahon was getting face cheers over him and was being portrayed somewhat sympathetically. However, Taker began making references to a "Higher Power", and when it was time for the reveal, [[spoiler:it was none other than [=McMahon=] himself who had been pulling the strings all along. The Ministry merged with The Corporation to form the Corporate Ministry, and Undertaker immediately became [=McMahon=]'s dragon.]]

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* Wrestling/TheUndertaker, as the leader of the Ministry of Darkness, was clearly seen as the biggest threat in the Wrestling/{{W|orldWrestlingFederation}}WF at the time, to the point where it seemed even VinceMcMahon Wrestling/VinceMcMahon was getting face cheers over him and was being portrayed somewhat sympathetically. However, Taker began making references to a "Higher Power", and when it was time for the reveal, [[spoiler:it was none other than [=McMahon=] himself who had been pulling the strings all along. The Ministry merged with The Corporation to form the Corporate Ministry, and Undertaker immediately became [=McMahon=]'s dragon.]]
10th Jul '17 3:56:38 PM ReddishGuy1
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* ''Series/DenshiSentaiDenziman'' / ''Series/TaiyouSentaiSunVulcan'': Queen Hedrian, the BigBad of Denziman, is revived and forced to serve Führer Hell Saturn (himself revealed to be TheDragon to The Omnipotent God, the actual Big Bad of the series) at the start of Sun Vulcan.

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* ''Series/DenshiSentaiDenziman'' / ''Series/TaiyouSentaiSunVulcan'': ''Series/DenshiSentaiDenziman'''s BigBad, Queen Hedrian, the BigBad of Denziman, is gets revived in the following series, ''Series/TaiyouSentaiSunVulcan'', and forced to serve Führer Hell Saturn (himself revealed to be TheDragon to The Omnipotent God, Saturn.
* Yapool,
the actual Big Bad BigBad of the series) at the start ''Series/UltramanAce'', returns in ''Series/UltramanMebius'' as a minion of Sun Vulcan. BigBad Alien Empera.
21st Jun '17 2:28:06 PM ReddishGuy1
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* In the first Michael Bay ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' movie, Megatron is the BigBad. In [[Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen the sequel]], he's resurrected, but the BigBad is The Fallen. As of [[Film/TransformersDarkOfTheMoon Dark of the Moon]], Megatron is still TheDragon. This time under [[spoiler:Sentinel Prime.]]

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* In the first Michael Bay ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' movie, Megatron is the BigBad. In [[Film/TransformersRevengeOfTheFallen the sequel]], he's resurrected, but the BigBad is The Fallen. As of [[Film/TransformersDarkOfTheMoon Dark of the Moon]], Megatron is still TheDragon. This time under [[spoiler:Sentinel Prime.]]
1st May '17 6:30:04 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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* Yuga, the supposed Big Bad of ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaALinkBetweenWorlds'' turns out to be the Dragon to [[spoiler:Hilda]], though he turns out to be a DragonWithAnAgenda.
18th Apr '17 8:07:10 AM LooneyCartoons
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* In the first ''Videogame/MortalKombat'' game, Shang Tsung appears as the Big Bad, with Goro as his Dragon. Starting with the second game, Shao Kahn overtakes his Big Bad status, where Shang Tsung becomes his one of his CoDragons, alongside Kintaro and later on, Goro.
4th Feb '17 2:19:19 AM CaptainTedium
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* In ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero'', this happens to Cobra Commander in the Sunbow series when Serpentor is created. Worsened after the events of ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeTheMovie'' where Cobra is reduced to nothing more than a pet snake for the latter. When changed back in the [=DiC=] continuation, Cobra Commander returns the favour to Serpentor by turning him into an iguana and retakes his position as leader of Cobra.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero'', this happens to Cobra Commander in the Sunbow series when Serpentor is created. Worsened after the events of ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeTheMovie'' ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeTheMovie'', where Cobra is reduced to nothing more than a pet snake for the latter. When changed back in the [=DiC=] Creator/DiCEntertainment continuation, Cobra Commander returns the favour to Serpentor by turning him into an iguana and retakes his position as leader of Cobra.
4th Feb '17 2:18:15 AM CaptainTedium
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* In 'WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero'', this happens to Cobra Commander in the Sunbow series when Serpentor is created. Worsened after the events of ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeTheMovie'' where Cobra is reduced to nothing more than a pet snake for the latter. When changed back in the [=DiC=] continuation, Cobra Commander returns the favour to Serpentor by turning him into an iguana and retakes his position as leader of Cobra.

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* In 'WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero'', ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero'', this happens to Cobra Commander in the Sunbow series when Serpentor is created. Worsened after the events of ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeTheMovie'' where Cobra is reduced to nothing more than a pet snake for the latter. When changed back in the [=DiC=] continuation, Cobra Commander returns the favour to Serpentor by turning him into an iguana and retakes his position as leader of Cobra.
4th Feb '17 2:17:38 AM CaptainTedium
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* In ''Franchise/GIJoe'', this happens to Cobra Commander when Serpentor is created. Worsened after the events of the movie where Cobra is reduced to nothing more than a pet snake for the latter. When changed back, Cobra Commander returns the favour to Serpentor to retake his position.

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* In ''Franchise/GIJoe'', 'WesternAnimation/GIJoeARealAmericanHero'', this happens to Cobra Commander in the Sunbow series when Serpentor is created. Worsened after the events of the movie ''WesternAnimation/GIJoeTheMovie'' where Cobra is reduced to nothing more than a pet snake for the latter. When changed back, back in the [=DiC=] continuation, Cobra Commander returns the favour to Serpentor to retake by turning him into an iguana and retakes his position.position as leader of Cobra.
12th Jan '17 7:32:19 AM gb00393
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* ''Series/GameOfThrones'':
** Houses Stark, Lannister, Arryn, and Martell were kings or regnant princes before they bent the knee to the Targaryens and became wardens.
** The wildling chieftains who serve under Mance Rayder, such as Tormund and Styr, all agreed to become this.
8th Jan '17 7:02:25 PM alchixinren
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* While Darth Vader (the MostTriumphantExample of TheDragon in modern media) was DragonAscendant in ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' sees him not only taking orders from the Emperor, but losing his role as TheHeavy too.
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