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19th Jul '17 9:36:55 PM Firebrand96
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Just as the story of Lucifer is about [[FaceHeelTurn betrayal,]] so can we expect the devil to be [[DramaticIrony betrayed in turn.]]

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Just as the story of Lucifer is about [[FaceHeelTurn betrayal,]] betrayal]], so can we expect the devil to be [[DramaticIrony [[LaserGuidedKarma betrayed in turn.]]
turn]].
19th Jul '17 9:36:03 PM Firebrand96
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Just as the story of Lucifer is about [[FaceHeelTurn betrayal,]] so can we expect the devil to be [[HeelFaceTurn betrayed in turn.]]

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Just as the story of Lucifer is about [[FaceHeelTurn betrayal,]] so can we expect the devil to be [[HeelFaceTurn [[DramaticIrony betrayed in turn.]]
13th Jul '17 8:53:26 PM thatother1dude
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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'', when the demon lord Trigon decides not to honor the deal he made with Slade. Slade angrily attacks him, only for Trigon to laugh and say, "I granted you these powers and I can take them away!" He absorbs the powers out of Slade and makes him disappear. [[spoiler:Eventually it turns out Slade anticipated this treachery and eventually makes an EnemyMine with the Titans to escape Trigon's control, though he still doesn't recover the powers.]]

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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'', when the demon lord Trigon decides not to honor the deal he made with Slade. Slade angrily attacks him, only for Trigon to laugh and say, "I granted you these powers and I can take them away!" He absorbs the powers out of Slade and makes him disappear. [[spoiler:Eventually it turns out Slade anticipated this treachery and eventually makes an EnemyMine with the Titans to escape Trigon's control, control and come fully BackFromTheDead, though he still doesn't recover the powers.]]
13th May '17 9:20:40 PM Ashybuttons
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* ''VideoGame/{{Persona 4}}'': In the true ending, [[spoiler: {{Big Bad}} Izanami is defeated by the protagonist, after she gave him his powers at the beginning of the game.]]
25th Apr '17 5:36:01 PM WillKeaton
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* The film version of Film/LittleShopOfHorrors, as opposed to [[Theatre/LittleShopOfHorrors the stage version]], which is a straight DealWithTheDevil story.

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* The film version of Film/LittleShopOfHorrors, ''Film/LittleShopOfHorrors'', as opposed to [[Theatre/LittleShopOfHorrors the stage version]], which is a straight DealWithTheDevil story.
9th Apr '17 1:27:58 PM nombretomado
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* In ''SailorNothing'', [[spoiler:Himei and all of the Sailors were given their extremely effective Yamiko-killing powers by a rebel Yamiko general... who was easily dispatched via the same powers when he rejoined the Yamiko.]]. Of course, being [[{{Deconstruction}} the story it is]], there are more reasons too.

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* In ''SailorNothing'', ''Literature/SailorNothing'', [[spoiler:Himei and all of the Sailors were given their extremely effective Yamiko-killing powers by a rebel Yamiko general... who was easily dispatched via the same powers when he rejoined the Yamiko.]]. Of course, being [[{{Deconstruction}} the story it is]], there are more reasons too.
14th Mar '17 9:26:23 PM Kotomikun
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** And as for, well, [[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagicaTheMovieRebellion Rebellion]], this trope gets [[ZigZaggingTrope twisted around itself]]. [[spoiler:The Incubators attempt to take down the inconvenient new god of goodness, using Homura as an elaborate trap; they are OutGambitted and defeated. But in order to stop them permanently--and because of her overprotectiveness towards Madoka--Homura decides to become ''another'' SatanicArchetype, ruling over a new universe with Madoka reverted to a normal human and the Incubators completely powerless. Whether there will be yet another rebellion against her remains to be seen.]]

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** And as for, well, [[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagicaTheMovieRebellion Rebellion]], ''[[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagicaTheMovieRebellion Rebellion]]'', this trope gets [[ZigZaggingTrope twisted around itself]]. [[spoiler:The Incubators attempt to take down the inconvenient new god of goodness, using Homura as an elaborate trap; they are OutGambitted and defeated. But in order to stop them permanently--and because of her overprotectiveness towards Madoka--Homura decides to become ''another'' SatanicArchetype, ruling over a new universe with Madoka reverted to a normal human and the Incubators completely powerless. Whether there will be yet another rebellion against her remains to be seen.]]
14th Mar '17 9:25:59 PM Kotomikun
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* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' have the Kyubey, which are a race of creatures so amoral that they are just as dangerous as if they were passively malicious. They offer the ability to grant one wish to young girls, one wish that rewrites the laws of reality. But in payment, those girls must become {{Magical Girl}}s and fight evil witches ([[spoiler:who are just magical girls that have become "impure" from using up too much magic]]).
** Homura Akemi is a magical girl the Kyubey have given the special power of [[spoiler: time-travel]]. She's trying to stop the Kyubey from granting Madoka a wish. Using her special power multiple times causes the titular character to have an excess of "magical girl power". The Kyubey says she could cause a very powerful wish to resolve because of this energy. Homura Akemi hates hearing that, and outright kills several Kyubey in her efforts to prevent Madoka's transformation.
** Madoka gets no special information about this rebellion by Homura, but eventually uses her contract to eliminate the dangers posed by the Kyubey by wishing [[spoiler:to erase every single witch (past, present, ''and'' future) from existence, thereby keeping all Magical Girls from becoming witches themselves. Reality becomes [[CosmicRetcon a bit unstable]] and unfortunately, her wish doesn't come [[RetGone without a price]].]]

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* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'' have the Kyubey, Incubators, which are a race of creatures (of which we only see one, calling itself Kyubey) so amoral that they are just as dangerous as if they were passively malicious. They offer the ability to grant one wish to young girls, one wish that rewrites the laws of reality. But in payment, those girls must become {{Magical Girl}}s and fight evil witches ([[spoiler:who are just magical girls that have become "impure" from using up too much magic]]).
** Homura Akemi is a magical girl the Kyubey have has given the special power of [[spoiler: time-travel]]. She's trying to stop the Kyubey from granting Madoka a wish. Using her special power multiple times causes the titular character to have an excess of "magical girl power". The Kyubey says she could cause a very powerful wish to resolve because of this energy. Homura Akemi hates hearing that, and outright kills several Kyubey of Kyubey's clones in her efforts to prevent Madoka's transformation.
** Madoka gets no special information about this rebellion by Homura, but eventually uses her contract to eliminate the dangers posed by the Kyubey Incubators by wishing [[spoiler:to erase every single witch (past, present, ''and'' future) from existence, thereby keeping all Magical Girls from becoming witches themselves. Reality becomes [[CosmicRetcon a bit unstable]] and unfortunately, her wish doesn't come [[RetGone without a price]].]]


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** And as for, well, [[Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagicaTheMovieRebellion Rebellion]], this trope gets [[ZigZaggingTrope twisted around itself]]. [[spoiler:The Incubators attempt to take down the inconvenient new god of goodness, using Homura as an elaborate trap; they are OutGambitted and defeated. But in order to stop them permanently--and because of her overprotectiveness towards Madoka--Homura decides to become ''another'' SatanicArchetype, ruling over a new universe with Madoka reverted to a normal human and the Incubators completely powerless. Whether there will be yet another rebellion against her remains to be seen.]]
7th Mar '17 5:28:34 PM KingLyger
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[[caption-width-right:350:Spawn would like to show the Devil where he can shove his [[DealWithTheDevil deal]].]]
8th Feb '17 11:15:53 PM ShiroAkuma
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* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', Orochimaru is the first [[CardCarryingVillain evil-for-the-sake-of-evil]] introduced, and he curse Naruto and Sasuke during the Chunin exam. Sauske grows more powerful from the curse, and eventually leaves in order to join Orochimaru to become more powerful. Sauske finally betrays Orochimaru many years later. [[spoiler: Instead of killing him, Sasuke ''absorbs'' Orochimaru, becoming even more powerful.]]

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* In ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'', Orochimaru is the first [[CardCarryingVillain evil-for-the-sake-of-evil]] introduced, and he curse curses Naruto and Sasuke during the Chunin exam. Sauske grows more powerful from the curse, and eventually leaves in order to join Orochimaru to become more powerful. Sauske finally betrays Orochimaru many years later. [[spoiler: Instead of killing him, Sasuke ''absorbs'' Orochimaru, becoming even more powerful.]]
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