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6th May '17 4:51:43 PM ArcaneAzmadi
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* Much of ''VideoGame/GuildWars2's'' second Living World Season as well as the ''Heart of Thorns'' expansion revolves around a McGuffin initially held by the Master of Peace, leader of the Zephyrites which turns out to be a crystal egg. In Season 3, the egg finally hatches into [[spoiler:the baby dragon Aurene, last child of [[BigGood Glint]]]].
13th Apr '17 9:00:25 AM Macsen
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Despite the trope name, the egg might or might not be a MacGuffin. The trope's name is a silly {{pun}} on Egg [=McMuffin=], the breakfast sandwich.

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Despite the trope name, the egg might or might itself does not necessarily need to be a MacGuffin. The trope's name is a silly {{pun}} on Egg [=McMuffin=], the breakfast sandwich.
6th Apr '17 10:02:22 PM SharangaShark
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* A major plot point in ''{{Webcomic/Homestuck}}'' is the Matriorb, the egg required to [[spoiler:hatch a Mother Grub and resurrect the troll species.]]
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17th Mar '17 8:04:18 AM TudorRose
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* The ''[[Literature/DeptfordMice Deptford Histories]]'' book ''Thomas'' focuses on the heroes [[MacGuffinDeliveryService trying to prevent]] fragments of a jade egg from ending up in the hands of the enemy. If all the pieces are put together, the [[GodOfEvil evil serpent god Sarpedon]] will be reborn within it.
17th Nov '16 1:14:01 PM Morgenthaler
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* She may be the most hardboiled and {{Badass}} of Nintendo's protagonists, but in the closing of ''{{VideoGame/Metroid}} II'' even Samus Aran couldn't bring herself to exterminate the last Metroid, a mere baby that mistook her for its mother. She instead turned it over to scientists, proving to be both a good thing and bad thing when the Space Pirates steal it in the beginning of ''VideoGame/SuperMetroid''.

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* She may be the most hardboiled and {{Badass}} badass of Nintendo's protagonists, but in the closing of ''{{VideoGame/Metroid}} II'' even Samus Aran couldn't bring herself to exterminate the last Metroid, a mere baby that mistook her for its mother. She instead turned it over to scientists, proving to be both a good thing and bad thing when the Space Pirates steal it in the beginning of ''VideoGame/SuperMetroid''.
9th Aug '16 10:33:58 PM PaulA
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* In ''[[{{Dragaera}} Taltos]]'', young Vlad takes care of the jhereg egg that he'd obtained from its mother in ''Jhereg''. When Loiosh hatches, he calls Vlad "Mama", although he switches to "Boss" once he's grown some.
* Not an egg, but in ''PerdidoStreetStation'', Isaac rears a caterpillar-like larva to adulthood in a similar manner to this trope, mostly to see what it'll grow up to be. [[spoiler: This backfires spectacularly when the larva grows into a monstrous, mind-devouring slake moth.]]

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* In ''[[{{Dragaera}} ''[[{{Literature/Dragaera}} Taltos]]'', young Vlad takes care of the jhereg egg that he'd obtained from its mother in ''Jhereg''.''Literature/{{Jhereg}}''. When Loiosh hatches, he calls Vlad "Mama", although he switches to "Boss" once he's grown some.
* Not an egg, but in ''PerdidoStreetStation'', ''Literature/PerdidoStreetStation'', Isaac rears a caterpillar-like larva to adulthood in a similar manner to this trope, mostly to see what it'll grow up to be. [[spoiler: This [[spoiler:This backfires spectacularly when the larva grows into a monstrous, mind-devouring slake moth.]]
3rd Aug '16 1:19:32 AM AnoneMouseJr.
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---> '''Cyborg:'''All this for an [[TitleDrop egg McGuffin]]\\

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---> '''Cyborg:'''All this for an [[TitleDrop egg McGuffin]]\\McGuffin]].
* ''WesternAnimation/JackieChanAdventures'': Season 3's episode ''The Invisible Mom'' has the cast trying to find the noble snake that inherited the power of the Snake talisman. It turns out that "The Talisman power of invisibility lies within the snake... ''within'' the egg."
18th Jul '16 2:29:13 PM Doug86
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* A subversion from ''AvatarTheLastAirbender.'' When the episode "The Fire Bending Masters" had a large golden egg feature, many fans speculated that it would hatch into a dragon and be crucial to the plot. It didn't.

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* A subversion from ''AvatarTheLastAirbender.''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender.'' When the episode "The Fire Bending Masters" had a large golden egg feature, many fans speculated that it would hatch into a dragon and be crucial to the plot. It didn't.
15th Jul '16 7:08:28 AM Batfan2599
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---> '''Cyborg:'''All this for an [[TitleDrop egg McGuffin]]\\
15th Jul '16 6:52:12 AM Batfan2599
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitansGo'' - ''Art of the Ninja'', Robin keeps telling the Titans that they are looking for a well sought object called the "McGuffin" and never specifies what it is until the end when they discover [[spoiler: It's just an egg muffin]] which then [[spoiler: is revealed to be Beast Boy in disguise]]
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