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20th May '18 2:37:43 AM darkemyst
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* ''ComicBook/{{Batgirl}}'': In an issue of ''ComicBook/Batgirl2000'', Cassandra Cain once fakes the dead to get the villain to trust ComicBook/{{Robin}}, who's supposedly taken her down. That includes ''staying still'' when Robin [[ShootYourMate shoots her]] on the villain's orders.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Batgirl}}'': In an issue of ''ComicBook/Batgirl2000'', Cassandra Cain once fakes the dead to get the villain to trust ComicBook/{{Robin}}, [[ComicBook/RobinSeries Robin]], who's supposedly taken her down. That includes ''staying still'' when Robin [[ShootYourMate shoots her]] on the villain's orders.


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* During ''Battle for the Cowl'' Tim survived his the near fatal injuries Jason gave him by accidentally faking the dead when he slowed his heart rate to slow his blood loss, it meant Jason didn't have a reason to keep trying to kill him when he found his "body".
13th May '18 6:09:08 AM TroperDoper
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* Happens twice in the 1945 film adaption of ''Literature/{{AndThenThereWereNone}}''. [[spoiler:Quinncannon fakes his death by placing a dot on his head which somehow convinces the others he's been shot and Miss Claythorne pretends to shoot Morley by aiming the gun to his side which looks as if she's shot him from the distance of the true killer.]]
8th May '18 2:03:27 AM Dghcrh
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** Ichinose suffered a bad accident in his childhood when he jumped on the road in front of a car to save a puppy, leading Aki and Domon to believe that he had died, but he gets better with medical treatment, enough to become a football legend in America and visits his friends in Japan to show them that he's alive.

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** Ichinose suffered a bad accident in his childhood when he jumped on the road in front of a car to save a puppy, leading Aki and Domon to believe that he had died, but he gets better with medical treatment, enough to become a football legend in America and visits his friends in Japan to show them that he's alive. He told his father to tell them that he had died because he didn't want them to see him depressed.
7th May '18 7:42:31 PM pidget_spinner
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* ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'': [[spoiler: Pink Diamond faked her own death and assumed the identity of Rose Quartz...by pretending to be murdered by Rose Quartz]].
26th Apr '18 2:39:07 PM DrFraud
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* In ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11658183/1/Deadly-Love Deadly Love]]'' Tracey uses fake blood and Draught of Living Death to get Harry's abusive relatives arrested for pedophilia, rape and murder.
18th Apr '18 8:40:55 PM PaulA
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* In ''Literature/SardHarker'', the BigBad Hirsch faked his death years before the main events of the story. Thus, although Kingsborough knows it's Hirsch who threatens Margarita, he's unable to get the authorities to believe him.
15th Apr '18 2:06:48 PM nombretomado
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'''BEWARE OF UNMARKED SPOILERS.''' YouHaveBeenWarned.

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'''BEWARE OF UNMARKED SPOILERS.''' YouHaveBeenWarned.Administrivia/YouHaveBeenWarned.
9th Apr '18 11:33:08 AM Sixthhokage1
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* In ''Manga/{{Yuureitou}}'', Reiko killed [[SelfMadeOrphan her adopted mother]] and apparently [[MurderSuicide killed herself]] afterwards. As it turns out, [[spoiler:Reiko was Tetsuo [[{{transsexual}} prior to his transition]].]]

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* In ''Manga/{{Yuureitou}}'', Reiko killed [[SelfMadeOrphan her adopted mother]] and apparently [[MurderSuicide killed herself]] afterwards. As it turns out, [[spoiler:Reiko was Tetsuo [[{{transsexual}} [[{{Transgender}} prior to his transition]].]]
7th Apr '18 8:11:51 AM JackG
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* In ''Film/ThePrestige'', [[spoiler: Angier pulls this with the help of a cloning machine: He fakes his own death and frames Borden for his murder.]]

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* In ''Film/ThePrestige'', [[spoiler: Angier pulls this with the help of a cloning machine: He fakes his own death arranges for the clone to die and frames Borden for his 'his' murder.]]
7th Apr '18 8:03:06 AM JackG
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* Happens in ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' with [[spoiler:Jim Gordon; the Joker also pulls this off at one point, but the audience knows it's clearly a trick from the beginning]].
** Also near the end when [[spoiler: Two-Face was about to shoot Gordon's son, Batman convinces him to shoot him instead, which Two-Face does. And just when he was going to turn the gun back on Gordon's son, Batman tackles him]].
** And in [[Film/TheDarkKnightRises the sequel]], Bane fakes the death of a Russian scientist in a plane crash, so he can carry out his EvilPlan without his intentions being anticipated. Also [[spoiler:Batman fakes his death during the climax in order to live a normal life, while giving Gotham a symbol of hope.]]

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* Happens in ''Film/TheDarkKnight'' with [[spoiler:Jim Gordon; ''Film/TheDarkKnight''. A crime boss wants the Joker also pulls this off at one point, brought to him dead-or-alive, so is quite pleased when some gangbangers bring in the Joker in a bodybag. Until he jumps to his feet and puts a knife to his face. [[spoiler:Later Jim Gordon is killed by the Joker, but is revealed to be faking his death when he suddenly appears to stop the audience knows it's clearly a trick from the beginning]].
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Joker killing Batman.]] Also near the end when [[spoiler: Two-Face was about to shoot Gordon's son, Batman convinces him to shoot him instead, which Two-Face does. And just when he was going to turn the gun back on Gordon's son, Batman tackles him]].
** And in [[Film/TheDarkKnightRises the sequel]], * ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises''. In his introductory scene, Bane fakes the death of a Russian scientist in a plane crash, so he can carry out his EvilPlan without his intentions being anticipated. He even orders one of his fanatical followers to stay behind and die to give the crash authenticity. Also [[spoiler:Batman fakes his death during the climax in order to live a normal life, while giving Gotham a symbol of hope.]]
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