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29th Aug '16 9:49:15 AM Eilevgmyhren
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** We also have the case of Ophelia, who certainly could be played this way. Consider her lines after her only on-stage confrontation with Hamlet:
--> '''Ophelia''': Woe is me, to have seen what I´ve seen, see what I see...
Ophelia might possibly have gone mad from her own revelation.


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* Theatre/{{Brand}}: The trope may also be played out on Agnes, because she has a very clear revelation at the end of the fourth act, citing the biblical thesis that those that see God, dies from it. Agnes dies shortly after this.
23rd Aug '16 9:43:02 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* In the ''Anime/HaloLegends'' segment ''Homecoming'' a few of the escaped Spartans find out they've been replaced with clones [[spoiler: leading a few to commit suicide]].

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* In the ''Anime/HaloLegends'' segment ''Homecoming'' ''Homecoming'', a few of the escaped Spartans find out they've been replaced with clones clones, [[spoiler: leading a few to commit suicide]].
12th Aug '16 6:36:05 AM hullflyer
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** The ending of King's short story ''[[Literature/SkeletonCrew The Jaunt]]'' offers another memorable example of the trope.

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** The ending of King's short story ''[[Literature/SkeletonCrew The Jaunt]]'' offers another memorable example of the trope.trope, though it might not be a "revelation", so much as [[spoiler:lots and lots and ''lots'' of time]].
12th Aug '16 6:30:55 AM hullflyer
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* ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' -- Buzz Lightyear ends up doing this after discovering he is indeed only a toy and not an Space Ranger as he previously believed. He snaps out of it later, though.

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* ''WesternAnimation/ToyStory'' -- Buzz Lightyear ends up doing this after discovering he is indeed only a toy and not an a Space Ranger as he previously believed. He snaps out of it later, though.
12th Aug '16 6:30:33 AM hullflyer
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* There's a Transformers fanfic out there that has the Seacons slowing losing their minds as they investigate the ancient wreck of a crashed spaceship, finding dead Quintessons that are described accurately, but with the kind of disgust usually reserved for shoggoths, and the ultimate revelation that Unicron exists and being a mind-breaker for even the normally cold and under-control Snaptrap.
10th Aug '16 6:18:09 PM redandready45
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* ''Inverted" in the ''WesternAnimation/KingOfTheHill'' episode "Dale to the Chief". Dale Gribble is a noted conspiracy freak, believing in everything from aliens to army experimentation. While reading the [[WhoShotJFK Warren Commmission report]] to Joseph, he ignored a crucial detail, and goes crazy when he concludes the Warren Commission was credible. The thought of the government being correct sends him into a daze. After encountering a genial police officer, he trades his paranoia with insufferable patriotism.
8th Aug '16 12:59:38 PM Sammy-Dragon92
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* WebOriginal/JonTron has this gem from his review of [[VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII "Final Hallway XIII"]]: "I ''thought'' I was playing the game Jon... [[OhCrap But I've been using the wrong controller this whole time...]] The game's playing itself Jon! The game's playing itself Jon!!! THE GAME'S JUST PLAYING ITSELF JON!!!"
** He also didn't take the reveal of Conker being a useable asset in VideoGame/ProjectSpark very well if "CONKER IS TOTALLY BACK GUYS" is anything to go by...
6th Aug '16 9:09:14 PM SteveMB
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Compare with BrainBleach, BrainFever, and MyGodWhatHaveIDone. See also AFormYouAreComfortableWith for a way to avoid this. Often goes hand-in-hand with the DespairEventHorizon, to the point where a number of examples on this page can be found on the other as well.

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Compare with BrainBleach, BrainFever, BrainBleach (the character is afflicted by {{squick}}y mental images), BrainFever (the character is made ill by mental stress and MyGodWhatHaveIDone.trauma), MyGodWhatHaveIDone (the character is wracked with remorse), and MySkullRunnethOver (the character is overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information stuffed into his brain). See also AFormYouAreComfortableWith for a way to avoid this. Often goes hand-in-hand with the DespairEventHorizon, to the point where a number of examples on this page can be found on the other as well.
1st Aug '16 11:05:38 AM ZimFan89
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* In the first season finale of ''Series/{{Preacher 2016}}'', this happens to pretty much the ''entire town of Annville''. The shocking revelation that [[spoiler: God is real but has abandoned Heaven]], pushes most folks past the DespairEventHorizon, with some indulging in raging hedonism, others turning suicidal, and others becoming homicidal -- [[CorruptCorporateExecutive Quincannon]] in particular seems to suffer an outright break from reality. [[IncorruptiblePurePureness Emily]] is the only person shown not to be overly affected, but it's possible she's just become a StepfordSmiler to try and cope.
23rd Jul '16 12:14:07 AM M84
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** Sargeras the Burning Titan went mad when he discovered that [[spoiler:the Void Lords could corrupt the unborn Titan world-souls within planets. His entire omnicidal campaign is an attempt to deprive the Void Lords of any possible foothold in the universe. Azeroth is a priority target because it holds the last world-soul within it.]]
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