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4th Jul '16 7:35:00 AM ThatBitterTase
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* ''FireEmblem''. This happens so much, it is a wonder that the hero's group doesn't pick up any spies. [[spoiler: Reports are, the only spies in the series (Nasiar and Orsen) are the few characters that don't meet the heroes this way.]] In ''FireEmblem'', however, in the games where you're merceneries everybody seems to think it perfectly normal to end up killing your old friends (in Gatrie's words) 'because of their poor choice in employers', so maybe it follow that it's normal to befriend the people who were trying to kill you.

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* ''FireEmblem''. This happens so much, it is a wonder that the hero's group doesn't pick up any spies. [[spoiler: Reports are, the only spies in the series (Nasiar and Orsen) are the few characters that don't meet the heroes this way.]] In ''FireEmblem'', however, ]]
** Justified
in ''Shadow Dragon''; the games where you're merceneries everybody seems people you recruit from the enemy are either conscripts forced to think it perfectly normal fight against you (and thus willing to end up killing your old friends (in Gatrie's words) 'because of their poor choice in employers', so maybe it follow join you given even the vaguest excuse), prisoners (who have no reason to bite the hand that it's normal to befriend saved them), or friends/family of the people who recruit them (who have someone to vouch for their trustworthiness). The people who join you ''without'' being recruited, meanwhile, were trying to kill you.either hired by people backing the heroes or FireForgedFriends.
26th Mar '16 8:54:30 AM nombretomado
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* Oliver in ''{{Coupling}}''. Goes on a blind date with one of the main characters and it doesn't work out. In subsequent episodes he gets involved in the six-way phone call, and Jane later invites him to Sally's dinner party and Susan's antenatal class. By his fifth episode he's having regular drinks with Steve and Patrick, in [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute Jeff's old seat]].

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* Oliver in ''{{Coupling}}''.''Series/{{Coupling}}''. Goes on a blind date with one of the main characters and it doesn't work out. In subsequent episodes he gets involved in the six-way phone call, and Jane later invites him to Sally's dinner party and Susan's antenatal class. By his fifth episode he's having regular drinks with Steve and Patrick, in [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute Jeff's old seat]].
18th Mar '16 11:50:45 PM Hossmeister
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15th Feb '16 4:43:06 PM intastiel
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[[folder:FanWorks]]
* Naturally, this is a rather common trope in fan fiction, particularly crossovers.
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28th Jan '16 9:32:15 PM Chabal2
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* Subverted in ''VideoGame/WingsOfLiberty'': Matt Horner and Tychus Findlay continuously clash with each other throughout the game, as the former has been Raynor's {{Lancer}} for four years and the latter his BigGuy best friend years ago before being thrown into prison. Raynor trusts both, [[spoiler:but Matt was right: Tychus was only released from prison to get close to Raynor and kill Kerrigan.]]
16th Dec '15 4:06:02 AM SeekerSS
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** And, uh... this IS Colette we're talking about. She would have taken advice from Sheena to heart if the woman was still actively trying to kill her!

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** And, uh... this IS Colette [[AllLovingHero Colette]] we're talking about. She would have taken advice from Sheena to heart if the woman was still actively trying to kill her!
12th Oct '15 7:09:45 PM donteatacowman3
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* This is the case in-character for Bakura in the Monster World arc of ''Manga/YuGiOh''. Although Bakura has met Yugi and the gang before, his White Wizard character piece on an RPG game has not. The White Wizard readily joins the players' party and tries to sacrifice his life for them all within a few turns.

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* This is the case in-character for Bakura in the Monster World arc of ''Manga/YuGiOh''. Although Bakura has met Yugi and the gang before, his White Wizard character piece on an a tabletop RPG game has not. The White Wizard readily joins the players' party and tries to sacrifice his life for them all within a few turns.
12th Oct '15 7:09:04 PM donteatacowman3
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* This is the case in-character for Bakura in the Monster World arc of ''Manga/YuGiOh''. Although Bakura has met Yugi and the gang before, his White Wizard character piece on an RPG game has not. The White Wizard readily joins the players' party and tries to sacrifice his life for them all within a few turns.
7th Sep '15 4:03:12 AM Sikon
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* Played for drama in ''Literature/TheMysteriousIsland''. When the colonists recover Ayrton from the Isle of Tabor, they're all too happy to welcome him into the team, thinking he's a shipwreck survivor just like them, and are surprised when he initially distances himself from them and prefers to be left alone. Of course, they don't know that Ayrton [[TheAtoner is burdened by his past misdeeds]] as a former mutineer and pirate, originally marooned on the island as punishment at the end of ''Literature/InSearchOfTheCastaways''. Later, however, Ayrton warms up to the colonists after helping them defeat his old pirate crewmates.
6th Sep '15 10:54:17 AM nombretomado
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* This happens in season 3 of ''{{NCIS}}'' after the character of Caitlin Todd is killed off, her replacement is Mossad Officer Ziva David, who joins the team only a couple of episodes after her half-brother (the terrorist Ari Haswari) murdered Caitlin. However, this could be seen as an aversion, since they show the other members of the team being fairly open to her, but commenting on how it is odd for their boss, Agent Gibbs, to do the same. This is explained as Ziva having saved Gibbs' life when Ari came to kill him in his basement (by shooting her half-brother), forming a bond of trust that otherwise would not have occurred nearly as fast.

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* This happens in season 3 of ''{{NCIS}}'' ''Series/{{NCIS}}'' after the character of Caitlin Todd is killed off, her replacement is Mossad Officer Ziva David, who joins the team only a couple of episodes after her half-brother (the terrorist Ari Haswari) murdered Caitlin. However, this could be seen as an aversion, since they show the other members of the team being fairly open to her, but commenting on how it is odd for their boss, Agent Gibbs, to do the same. This is explained as Ziva having saved Gibbs' life when Ari came to kill him in his basement (by shooting her half-brother), forming a bond of trust that otherwise would not have occurred nearly as fast.
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