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6th Aug '17 11:24:40 AM Abodos
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** Ralph is revealed near the end of ''Oracle of Ages'' to be the heir to the throne of Labrynna, and a direct descendant of Queen Ambi. Early on, he dodges the question of how he knows so much about the nation's history and the palace layout, so clearly he is actively hiding it, though it's harder to hide that he [[StrongFamilyResemblance looks exactly like Ambi]].

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** Ralph is revealed near the end of ''Oracle ''[[VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOracleGames Oracle of Ages'' Ages]]'' to be the heir to the throne of Labrynna, and a direct descendant of Queen Ambi. Early on, he dodges the question of how he knows so much about the nation's history and the palace layout, so clearly he is actively hiding it, though it's harder to hide that he [[StrongFamilyResemblance looks exactly like Ambi]].


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** In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild'', [[spoiler:the ghostly King Rhoam disguises himself as a mysterious Old Man when meeting Link on the Great Plateau to give the latter some time to adjust to his amnesia]].
2nd Aug '17 4:37:24 PM FlakyPorcupine
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* In the character comic series for ''VideoGame/DarkestDungeon'', it's revealed that the Leper was one of these prior to joining the Heir's RedemptionQuest. And was TheGoodKing of his land, at that. He chose to exile himself after contacting leprosy to join the expeditions in and around the Darkest Dungeon, [[DeathSeeker knowing that it would likely kill him]].


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* A ''very'' dark example in ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'' where the king of a planet Rick and Morty visit in "Meseeks and Destroy" rapes children in private while posing as an ordinary citizen. Needless to say, [[PapaWolf Rick didn't appreciate it when]] [[AssholeVictim he tried to do this to Morty]].
2nd Aug '17 1:11:38 PM RottenPotatoes
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** In the sequel, it's revealed that the founder of [[MonsterClown Pierrot]] is no other than [[spoiler: Roma Hoito, the FakeCutie waitress of Anteiku. Not to mention that with all of her comedic antics throughout the series, she is a SSS-rate ghoul as well and is over [[OlderThanTheyLook fifty years old]], meaning that she's here around from some time.]]

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** In the sequel, it's revealed that the founder of [[MonsterClown Pierrot]] is no other than [[spoiler: Roma Hoito, the FakeCutie waitress of Anteiku. Not to mention that with all of her comedic antics throughout the series, she is a SSS-rate ghoul (Dodgy Mother) as well and is over [[OlderThanTheyLook fifty years old]], meaning that she's here around from some time.and even faced Tsuneyoshi Washuu during his prime.]]
2nd Aug '17 1:09:36 PM RottenPotatoes
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* In ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'', the leader of Aogiri Tree is a mysterious figure known as the One-Eyed King. During the finale, the King is revealed to have been there the entire time disguised as [[spoiler: the child-like Eto]], a seemingly lower-ranked member of the organization. They even make several appearances in ''another'' identity, [[spoiler: novelist Sen Takatsuki]], allowing them to manipulate the protagonists without anyone being the wiser.

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* In ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'', the leader of Aogiri Tree is a mysterious figure known as the One-Eyed King. Owl. During the finale, the King real One-Eyed Owl is revealed to have been there the entire time disguised as [[spoiler: the child-like Eto]], a seemingly lower-ranked member of the organization. They even make several appearances in ''another'' identity, [[spoiler: horror novelist Sen Takatsuki]], allowing them to manipulate the protagonists without anyone being the wiser. wiser.
** In the sequel, it's revealed that the founder of [[MonsterClown Pierrot]] is no other than [[spoiler: Roma Hoito, the FakeCutie waitress of Anteiku. Not to mention that with all of her comedic antics throughout the series, she is a SSS-rate ghoul as well and is over [[OlderThanTheyLook fifty years old]], meaning that she's here around from some time.]]
2nd Aug '17 8:07:02 AM MsZephy7
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* In ''Literature/TheKingsAvatar'', because he was forced to give up his old gaming account, no one on the tenth Glory sever knows that the avatar Lord Grim is being used by the famous Ye Xiu. Subverted in that the savviest professional players are quickly able to deduce his identity, having played against Ye Xiu before. Likewise, when other pros migrate to the tenth server to challenge Ye Xiu, they also have to use new accounts to hide their identities
** When Su Mucheng and Wang Shaotian go to see Ye Xiu at the Internet cafe, they have to disguise themselves as regular patrons due to their fame as professionals. Shaotian even lampshaded how everyone knows what he looks like but only a few professionals have ever seen the reclusive Ye Xiu.
20th Jul '17 3:19:30 PM isoycrazy
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* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles''
** In ''Summer Knight'' Queen Mab, Queen of Air and Darkness, assumes the moniker of Ms. Sommerset to meet with Harry Dresden in his Private investigator's office. While she still dressed in what looks like a $3,000-pantsuit, Mab is a genuine PhysicalGoddess and needs to see Harry's character before hiring him for a job.
** [[spoiler:Winter Lady Molly Carpenter]] is fae royalty who was once a mortal but was bestowed the powers of a physical god. She still hasn't told her mortal family of this transformation and pretends to be just a normal person around them.
* ''Literature/TheCinderSpires:'' At one point, a shabbily dressed tea house patron is unthinkingly rude to Gwendoline. She instantly demands either an apology or a duel. Benedict has to introduce her to 'His Majesty Addison Orson Magnus Jeremiah Albion, First Citizen and Spirearch of Albion'. Addison is quick to claim that he has very little real power anymore and just likes the tea shop and its owners. However, for all his protests that his position is obsolete and merely formal, he has no difficulty in wielding large amounts of power and influence behind the scenes.
20th Jul '17 2:58:36 PM isoycrazy
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* Becomes a major part of the plot of ''Film/TheAdventuresOfRobinHood''.

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* Becomes a major part of the plot of ''Film/TheAdventuresOfRobinHood''. King Richard arrives back in England and is disguised as a common man in a simple cloak with his retainers. When he encounters Robin, and Robin not recognizing him, it allows Richard to verify the falsehoods John has spread about Robin and know him to be a genuinely loyal servant to Richard.



* In ''Film/TheKingsSpeech'', Duchess Elizabeth makes her first visit to Lionel Logue under an assumed name and without a retinue. When she finally has to reveal her identity to make Logue see the gravity of the situation, he is naturally taken aback.

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* In ''Film/TheKingsSpeech'', Duchess Elizabeth makes her first visit to Lionel Logue under an assumed name and without a retinue. When she finally has to reveal her identity to make Logue see the gravity of the situation, he is naturally taken aback. The movie also notes that Prince Albert served under this name during his service in the Royal Navy.



* Queen Padme Amidala of ''Film/StarWars'' frequently disguises herself as one of her own handmaidens. (OK, in this case it's just so that the assassins will shoot the wrong woman, which proves to be entirely justified.)

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* Queen Padme Amidala of ''Film/StarWars'' frequently disguises herself as one of her own handmaidens. (OK, in In this case it's just so that the assassins will shoot the wrong woman, which proves to be entirely justified.)



* ''Film/GetAClue'', set in New York City 2002, has a homeless man as a recurring background character. It is revealed in the end [[spoiler:he is a city councilman who has spent the last month living as a homeless man to better understand the plight of the poor]].



* In ''Series/TheCrown2016'' the Queen Mother goes to Scotland to find a castle to retire in. The castle's owner recognizes her but can't place from where, and the queen opts not to inform him to keep their friendship more natural. He eventually decides she must be an actress or other celebrity, and is naturally taken aback when he learns the truth.

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* In ''Series/TheCrown2016'' the Queen Mother goes to Scotland to find as part of a vacation. On a walk with friends who know who she is, she meets their neighbor and owner of a rundown castle to retire in. on said neighboring lands. The castle's owner recognizes her but can't place from where, and the queen opts not to inform him to keep their friendship more natural. He eventually decides she must be an actress or other celebrity, and is naturally taken aback when he learns the truth.
19th Jul '17 6:05:24 PM darkemyst
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* ''Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate'': Sadick is really [[spoiler: Prince Sadick Palmer Porter of Eldenlon]].

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* ''Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate'': Sadick is really [[spoiler: Prince Sadick Palmer Porter of Eldenlon]].Eldenlon]] and his little sister Fay is the runaway [[spoiler: princess]].
19th Jul '17 5:56:54 PM darkemyst
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* ''Webcomic/CharbyTheVampirate'': Sadick is really [[spoiler: Prince Sadick Palmer Porter of Eldenlon]].
15th Jul '17 4:49:02 PM Phys101
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* In ''Literature/DorothyMustDie'', Ozma is the brain-fried rightful ruler of Oz. [[spoiler:The boy she grew up as, transformed as a baby by Mombi, still rides in a corner of her mind, and sometimes [[GenderBender emerges, transforming Ozma's body. His mind is intact, and he renamed himself Pete]].

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* In ''Literature/DorothyMustDie'', Ozma is the brain-fried rightful ruler of Oz. [[spoiler:The boy she grew up as, transformed as a baby by Mombi, still rides in a corner of her mind, and sometimes [[GenderBender emerges, transforming Ozma's body.body]]. His mind is intact, and he renamed himself Pete]].
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