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3rd Mar '16 11:12:48 AM ZimFan89
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* ''FanFic/QueenOfAllOni'' has Blankman, the dark wizard who Jade hires to serve as the [[TheSyndicate Shadow Hand's]] foreman. We know next to nothing about him (not even his real name), and when he finally gets some focus in a chapter, it just raises more questions and makes him seem more mysterious.

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* ''FanFic/QueenOfAllOni'' has Blankman, the dark wizard who Jade [[VillainProtagonist Jade]] hires to serve as the [[TheSyndicate Shadow Hand's]] foreman. We know next to nothing about him (not even his real name), and when whenever he finally gets some focus in a chapter, does get any focus, it just raises more questions and makes him seem more mysterious.mysterious. In later chapters, Hak Foo and even Jade herself are starting to realize just how much of an unknown factor he is in the grand scheme of things.
3rd Mar '16 7:50:54 AM Morgenthaler
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** [[NoNameGiven The Spaniard]] in ''On Stranger Tides'' is this to the King of Spain; he's the first of the three main factions to set out after the Fountain of Youth, but we see him by far the least and its never quite clear exactly what he wants with it. [[spoiler: Turns out, he's been sent by the King to destroy the Fountain, which the Spanish see as blasphemous]].

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** [[NoNameGiven The Spaniard]] in ''On Stranger Tides'' ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanOnStrangerTides'' is this to the King of Spain; he's the first of the three main factions to set out after the Fountain of Youth, but we see him by far the least and its never quite clear exactly what he wants with it. [[spoiler: Turns out, he's been sent by the King to destroy the Fountain, which the Spanish see as blasphemous]].



* The "Mystery Man" from ''LostHighWay'' has no clear goals or motivation, looks somewhat strange, and only shows obvious threatening behavior towards the end of the movie. His role in the movie is, along with everything else in it, open to interpretation... It ''is'' a David Lynch film, after all.

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* The "Mystery Man" from ''LostHighWay'' ''Film/LostHighWay'' has no clear goals or motivation, looks somewhat strange, and only shows obvious threatening behavior towards the end of the movie. His role in the movie is, along with everything else in it, open to interpretation... It ''is'' a David Lynch film, after all.



* Phalse in ''[[ForgottenRealms Azure Bonds]]'' novel. Until the Final Showdown he was the least transparent of villains, representing unknown force with unknown motivation and did not anything serious save recruiting TheMole. Gradually proved to be both smartest and creepiest participant of the conspiracy, despite hard competition (in either quality) with his partners [[spoiler: that is, hysterically vicious VainSorceress, [[DemBones lich]], band of vengeful killers-thieves and ancient evil god.]]

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* Phalse in ''[[ForgottenRealms ''[[Literature/ForgottenRealms Azure Bonds]]'' novel. Until the Final Showdown he was the least transparent of villains, representing unknown force with unknown motivation and did not anything serious save recruiting TheMole. Gradually proved to be both smartest and creepiest participant of the conspiracy, despite hard competition (in either quality) with his partners [[spoiler: that is, hysterically vicious VainSorceress, [[DemBones lich]], band of vengeful killers-thieves and ancient evil god.]]
7th Feb '16 1:58:59 AM Will
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* ''Series/{{Continuum}}'': This show is in love with this trope.

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* ''Series/{{Continuum}}'': This show is in love with this trope. For example, the main group of time-travelling villains, Liber8, has (unsurprisingly) eight members, of whom three are pursuing their own hidden agendas -- one is part of an ancient conspiracy to protect history, one has been sent back by their arch-enemy to change his past, and one is just a ruthless opportunist who, over the course of the show, [[ChronicBackstabbingDisorder betrays every other character at least once]].
3rd Feb '16 9:58:02 PM Joel
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* Neopolitan from {{WebAnimation/RWBY}} serves as this to Roman Torchwick, who also happens to be a much more capable fighter than he is. A lot of mystery surrounds her and because she's mainly mute, its hard to see why she aids the White Fang besides being the [[SilentAntagonist silent antagonist]].

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* Neopolitan from {{WebAnimation/RWBY}} serves as this to Roman Torchwick, who also happens along with happening to be a much more capable fighter than he is. A lot of mystery surrounds her and because she's mainly mute, its hard to see why she aids the White Fang besides being the [[SilentAntagonist silent antagonist]].
3rd Feb '16 9:57:13 PM Joel
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* Neopolitan from {{WebAnimation/RWBY}} serves as this to Torchwick, who also happens to be a much more capable fighter than he is. A lot of mystery surrounds her and because she's mainly mute, its hard to see why she aids the White Fang besides being the [[SilentAntagonist silent antagonist]].

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* Neopolitan from {{WebAnimation/RWBY}} serves as this to Roman Torchwick, who also happens to be a much more capable fighter than he is. A lot of mystery surrounds her and because she's mainly mute, its hard to see why she aids the White Fang besides being the [[SilentAntagonist silent antagonist]].
3rd Feb '16 9:56:50 PM Joel
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* Neopolitan from {{WebAnimation/RWBY}} serves as this to Torchwick, who also happens to be a much capable fighter than he is. A lot of mystery surrounds her and because she's mainly mute, its hard to see why she aids the White Fang besides being the [[SilentAntagonist silent antagonist]].

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* Neopolitan from {{WebAnimation/RWBY}} serves as this to Torchwick, who also happens to be a much more capable fighter than he is. A lot of mystery surrounds her and because she's mainly mute, its hard to see why she aids the White Fang besides being the [[SilentAntagonist silent antagonist]].
31st Jan '16 7:14:15 PM GrammarNavi
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* The Remover of Inconvenient Obstacles from ''TheWarOfTheFlowers'' by TadWilliams.
* Childermass from ''Literature/JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell''. He is the manservant of Mr Norrell and has an odd sort of power over the man that no one else can understand. At one stage Mr Norrell tells an aristocrat to be quiet because Childermass is talking, and it's never revealed as to where exactly Childermass came from or why he works for Norrell.

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* The Remover of Inconvenient Obstacles from ''TheWarOfTheFlowers'' by TadWilliams.
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* Childermass from ''Literature/JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell''. He is the manservant of Mr Mr. Norrell and has an odd sort of power over the man that no one else can understand. At one stage Mr Mr. Norrell tells an aristocrat to be quiet because Childermass is talking, and it's never revealed as to where exactly Childermass came from or why he works for Norrell.
28th Jan '16 9:54:07 AM nat122
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* Neopolitan from {{WebAnimation/RWBY}} serves as this to Torchwick, who also happens to be a much capable fighter than he is. A lot of mystery surrounds her and because she's mainly mute, its hard to see why she aids the White Fang besides being the [[SilentAntagonist silent antagonist]].
7th Jan '16 9:52:49 PM nombretomado
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* Calypso in ''TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' is more of a "Villain's Engimatic Girlfriend", but otherwise fits. She's introduced in the same episode as Kraven, pops in and out of the narrative, has what might be mystical powers and knowledge like her comic counterpart, or might just be spooky intuition, and is never really explained (though it's not unlikely that she was intended to have a role in later seasons, before the show was cancelled).

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* Calypso in ''TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' ''WesternAnimation/TheSpectacularSpiderMan'' is more of a "Villain's Engimatic Girlfriend", but otherwise fits. She's introduced in the same episode as Kraven, pops in and out of the narrative, has what might be mystical powers and knowledge like her comic counterpart, or might just be spooky intuition, and is never really explained (though it's not unlikely that she was intended to have a role in later seasons, before the show was cancelled).
16th Nov '15 7:49:44 AM Baithin
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** It should be noted that Mystogan is most definitely not a villain, nor was he ever hinted as such. He's basically an EnigmaticMinion for the BigGood, Makarov, that the main characters know next to nothing about [[spoiler: at first]].
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