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* WhateleyUniverse: [[BigBad The Necromancer's]] Children of the Night had one: Vamp, who likes to think she's the FemmeFatale.

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* WhateleyUniverse: Literature/WhateleyUniverse: [[BigBad The Necromancer's]] Children of the Night had one: Vamp, who likes to think she's the FemmeFatale.
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* [[spoiler: Zest Grangaitz]] in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'', who despite [[SuperSoldier having been modified into]] one of [[BigBad Jail Scaglietti's]] minions, still planned to eventually stop Scaglietti. TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness notes that he would have been their perfect observer for Jail [[spoiler:[[IncurableCoughOfDeath had he been in perfect health]]]].

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* [[spoiler: Zest Grangaitz]] Roanne Dietrich]] becomes this in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'', who despite [[SuperSoldier having been modified into]] one the second part of [[BigBad Jail Scaglietti's]] minions, still planned ''Anime/BlueCometSPTLayzner'', [[spoiler: faking a FaceHeelTurn to eventually stop Scaglietti. TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness notes that give info to LaResistance led by his friends.]]
* Wizardmon in ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'' could be argued to be this, as
he would have been their perfect observer for Jail [[spoiler:[[IncurableCoughOfDeath had he been in perfect health]]]].really only joined Myotismon's forces due to his loyalty to Gatomon and desire to help her retrieve her lost memories of being the Eighth Digidestined Child's chosen Digimon partner.



* Gajeel from ''Manga/FairyTail'' was shown, shortly after his supposed HeelFaceTurn, conspiring with Raven Tail. Then it turns out that he's actually on Fairy Tail's side after all, and is only pretending to work with Raven Tail.



* Wizardmon in ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'' could be argued to be this, as he really only joined Myotismon's forces due to his loyalty to Gatomon and desire to help her retrieve her lost memories of being the Eighth Digidestined Child's chosen Digimon partner.
* In Sekimatsu Occult Gakuin, [[spoiler: Chihiro appears suspicious]] until it's revealed that [[spoiler: she was helping Maya all along.]]

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* Wizardmon in ''Anime/DigimonAdventure'' could be argued to be this, as he really only joined Myotismon's forces due to his loyalty to Gatomon and desire to help her retrieve her lost memories of being the Eighth Digidestined Child's chosen Digimon partner.
* In Sekimatsu Occult Gakuin, ''Anime/KillLaKill'', [[spoiler: Chihiro appears suspicious]] until it's revealed that turns out Satsuki Kiryuin had been planning to betray her AlmightyMom Ragyou since she was '''five''', in revenge for her atrocious treatment of her little sister Ryuuko.]]
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[[spoiler: she was helping Maya all along.]]Zest Grangaitz]] in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaStrikers'', who despite [[SuperSoldier having been modified into]] one of [[BigBad Jail Scaglietti's]] minions, still planned to eventually stop Scaglietti. TheOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness notes that he would have been their perfect observer for Jail [[spoiler:[[IncurableCoughOfDeath had he been in perfect health]]]].



* Storm Eagle from the ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' manga was still working for the Maverick Hunters. Sadly, he couldn't drop cover until too late, and is fatally wounded in a fight with X before Zero stops him.
* Tsubasa from ''Anime/MetalFightBeyblade'' infiltrates the Dark Nebula organization on behalf of the WBBA under the pretense of being a mere mercenary looking to sell his services to the highest bidder.



* Tsubasa from ''Anime/MetalFightBeyblade'' infiltrates the Dark Nebula organization on behalf of the WBBA under the pretense of being a mere mercenary looking to sell his services to the highest bidder.

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* Tsubasa from ''Anime/MetalFightBeyblade'' infiltrates In ''Manga/OnePiece'', Vivi infiltrated Baroque Works along with Igaram to find out who was the Dark Nebula organization on behalf of the WBBA under the pretense of being a mere mercenary looking boss trying to sell his services destabilize her country and managed to the highest bidder.stay hidden for two years before she was discovered.



* In ''OnePiece'', Vivi infiltrated Baroque Works along with Igaram to find out who was the boss trying to destabilize her country and managed to stay hidden for two years before she was discovered.
* Gajeel from ''Manga/FairyTail'' was shown, shortly after his supposed HeelFaceTurn, conspiring with Raven Tail. Then it turns out that he's actually on Fairy Tail's side after all, and is only pretending to work with Raven Tail.
* Storm Eagle from the ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' manga was still working for the Maverick Hunters. Sadly, he couldn't drop cover until too late, and is fatally wounded in a fight with X before Zero stops him.
* In ''Anime/KillLaKill'', [[spoiler: turns out Satsuki Kiryuin had been planning to betray her AlmightyMom Ragyou since she was '''five''', in revenge for her atrocious treatment of her little sister Ryuuko.]]
* [[spoiler: Roanne Dietrich]] becomes this in the second part of Anime/BlueCometSPTLayzner, [[spoiler: faking a FaceHeelTurn to give info to LaResistance led by his friends.]]

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* In ''OnePiece'', Vivi infiltrated Baroque Works along with Igaram to find out who was the boss trying to destabilize her country and managed to stay hidden for two years before she was discovered.
* Gajeel from ''Manga/FairyTail'' was shown, shortly after his supposed HeelFaceTurn, conspiring with Raven Tail. Then it turns out that he's actually on Fairy Tail's side after all, and is only pretending to work with Raven Tail.
* Storm Eagle from the ''VideoGame/MegaManX'' manga was still working for the Maverick Hunters. Sadly, he couldn't drop cover until too late, and is fatally wounded in a fight with X before Zero stops him.
* In ''Anime/KillLaKill'',
''Sekimatsu Occult Gakuin'', [[spoiler: turns out Satsuki Kiryuin had been planning to betray her AlmightyMom Ragyou since she was '''five''', in revenge for her atrocious treatment of her little sister Ryuuko.]]
*
Chihiro appears suspicious]] until it's revealed that [[spoiler: Roanne Dietrich]] becomes this in the second part of Anime/BlueCometSPTLayzner, [[spoiler: faking a FaceHeelTurn to give info to LaResistance led by his friends.she was helping Maya all along.]]



* In ''Comicbook/ActionComics'' #317, Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} believes her friend Lena's boyfriend Jeff Colby is an enemy spy. Later she finds out that Jeff was really working with the F.B.I. and trying to trap a spy ring.

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* In ''Comicbook/ActionComics'' #317, Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} believes her friend Lena's boyfriend Jeff Colby is an enemy spy. Later she finds out that Jeff was really working with the F.B.I. FBI and trying to trap a spy ring.



[[folder:Film]]
* Creator/AlfredHitchcock's MistakenIdentity film ''Film/NorthByNorthwest'' features a mole inside the crime syndicate. Naturally, it's the FemmeFatale.
* ''Film/WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory'': [[spoiler:Slugworth]]. More precisely, it's a man in Wonka's employ pretending to be an industrial spy to tempt the kids as a SecretTestOfCharacter.

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[[folder:Film]]
[[folder:Film -- Animated]]
* Creator/AlfredHitchcock's MistakenIdentity film ''Film/NorthByNorthwest'' features a mole inside the crime syndicate. Naturally, [[spoiler:Sullivan, Jenner's henchman]] in ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNimh'' is probably only working for evil under threat of coercion, so it's not surprising that he pulls a HeelFaceTurn at the FemmeFatale.
last moment. Unfortunately, RedemptionEqualsDeath.
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[[folder:Film -- Live-Action]]
* ''Film/WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory'': [[spoiler:Slugworth]]. More precisely, it's a man A One Nation Earth officer in Wonka's employ pretending the ''Film/{{Apocalypse}}'' film series movie ''Tribulation'' shows up in a Christian hideout ready to kill all the Christians in it, but as it turns out only fires blanks, revealing himself to be an industrial spy to tempt the kids as a SecretTestOfCharacter.on their side.



* A very interesting and "this movie has an insane number of twists" version in ''Film/HouseOfFlyingDaggers''. [[spoiler:Jin pretends to go to the good side before going for an actual HeelFaceTurn, but everybody thinks that he's still working for the government. Then we find that Leo, who set up Jin's finding out where the Flying Daggers were, is actually one of the Flying Daggers and was [[TheMole a mole]].]]



-->''So what, you're a triple agent?''
-->''No, I just lied about being a double.''
* ''Film/{{Mean Girls}}'': Cady plays this straight.
* The director of intelligence in ''Film/StarshipTroopers3Marauder'' is initially seen by one of the protagonists (and the audience) as a traitor who's trying to assassinate the Sky Marshal, covering up the failed attempt and preventing his rescue, and seizing power. Well, she actually is doing all that...because the Sky Marshal has gone nutty (well, nuttier) and is going to sell humanity out to the enemy.
* In Running Scared, the two protagonists seem about ready to be gunned down by gangsters fairly early in. Lo and behold, two of [[BigBad the bad guy's]] {{Mooks}} turn out to be undercover cops and rescue them.
* [[spoiler: Skinner]] turns out to be this in the film adaptation of ''Film/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen''. The [[RecursiveAdaptation weird novelization]] of the film even has him explain that he's a member of the British Secret Service.

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-->''So -->"So what, you're a triple agent?''
-->''No,
agent?"\\
"No,
I just lied about being a double.''
* ''Film/{{Mean Girls}}'': Cady plays this straight.
* The director of intelligence in ''Film/StarshipTroopers3Marauder'' is initially seen by one of the protagonists (and the audience) as a traitor who's trying to assassinate the Sky Marshal, covering up the failed attempt and preventing his rescue, and seizing power. Well, she actually is doing all that...because the Sky Marshal has gone nutty (well, nuttier) and is going to sell humanity out to the enemy.
* In Running Scared, the two protagonists seem about ready to be gunned down by gangsters fairly early in. Lo and behold, two of [[BigBad the bad guy's]] {{Mooks}} turn out to be undercover cops and rescue them.
* [[spoiler: Skinner]] turns out to be this in the film adaptation of ''Film/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen''. The [[RecursiveAdaptation weird novelization]] of the film even has him explain that he's a member of the British Secret Service.
"



* A One Nation Earth officer in the ''Film/{{Apocalypse}}'' film series movie ''Tribulation'' shows up in a Christian hideout ready to kill all the Christians in it, but as it turns out only fires blanks, revealing himself to be on their side.
* A very interesting and "this movie has an insane number of twists" version in ''Film/HouseOfFlyingDaggers''. [[spoiler:Jin pretends to go to the good side before going for an actual HeelFaceTurn, but everybody thinks that he's still working for the government. Then we find that Leo, who set up Jin's finding out where the Flying Daggers were, is actually one of the Flying Daggars and was [[TheMole a mole]].]]

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* A One Nation Earth officer in the ''Film/{{Apocalypse}}'' film series movie ''Tribulation'' shows up in a Christian hideout ready to kill all the Christians in it, but as it [[spoiler: Skinner]] turns out only fires blanks, revealing himself to be on their side.
* A very interesting and "this movie
this in the film adaptation of ''Film/TheLeagueOfExtraordinaryGentlemen''. The [[RecursiveAdaptation weird novelization]] of the film even has an insane number of twists" version in ''Film/HouseOfFlyingDaggers''. [[spoiler:Jin pretends to go to the good side before going for an actual HeelFaceTurn, but everybody thinks him explain that he's still working for a member of the government. Then we find that Leo, who set up Jin's finding British Secret Service.
%%* ''Film/{{Mean Girls}}'': Cady plays this straight.
* Creator/AlfredHitchcock's MistakenIdentity film ''Film/NorthByNorthwest'' features a mole inside the crime syndicate. Naturally, it's the FemmeFatale.
* In ''Film/RunningScared'', the two protagonists seem about ready to be gunned down by gangsters fairly early in. Lo and behold, two of [[BigBad the bad guy's]] {{Mooks}} turn
out where the Flying Daggers were, to be undercover cops and rescue them.
* The director of intelligence in ''Film/StarshipTroopers3Marauder''
is actually initially seen by one of the Flying Daggars protagonists (and the audience) as a traitor who's trying to assassinate the Sky Marshal, covering up the failed attempt and was [[TheMole preventing his rescue, and seizing power. Well, she actually is doing all that...because the Sky Marshal has gone nutty (well, nuttier) and is going to sell humanity out to the enemy.
* ''Film/WillyWonkaAndTheChocolateFactory'': [[spoiler:Slugworth]]. More precisely, it's
a mole]].]]man in Wonka's employ pretending to be an industrial spy to tempt the kids as a SecretTestOfCharacter.



* [[spoiler:Plutarch Heavensbee]] in the second ''Literature/TheHungerGames'' book.
* ''Literature/HarryPotter'': [[spoiler:Snape]] is revealed to be a Reverse Mole TWICE. [[spoiler:When Voldemort made it clear that he would kill Lily Potter, Snape went to Dumbledore and became a Mole for the Order of the Phoenix in the Death Eaters.]] When he killed [[spoiler: Dumbledore, while]] he made it so that it looked like he was doing it for [[spoiler:Voldemort,]] in fact he was [[spoiler:performing a MercyKill on Dumbledore's orders.]]
* Ulic Quel-droma started out this way in the ''StarWars'' [[ExpandedUniverse EU]]. TheDarkSide being the Dark Side, however, he can't keep up the charade.



* Creator/GKChesterton subverts the hell out of this trope in ''Literature/TheManWhoWasThursday'': the protagonist himself [[TheInfiltration infiltrates the Central Council of Anarchists,]] then gradually discovers that [[spoiler:the other five members of the Central Council of Anarchists are undercover police agents who aren't aware of each other's existence; he learns this as he confronts one member after another. Eventually the six join forces against the President of the Council, only to learn that he ''is'' the policeman who sent them all to infiltrate the council in the first place. Not to mention [[GodWasMyCopilot God]]]].
* Someone surprising does this to the Zhentarim in ''Crown of Fire'' (a ''ForgottenRealms'' novel).
* [[spoiler:Sullivan, Jenner's henchman]] in ''WesternAnimation/TheSecretOfNimh'' is probably only working for evil under threat of coercion, so it's not surprising that he pulls a HeelFaceTurn at the last moment. Unfortunately, RedemptionEqualsDeath.
* That one guy in one of the ''New Literature/TomSwift'' books (''Tom Swift and his Jetmarine'', I think)...I don't remember his name, though.
** Hey, I remember that guy! It ''was'' the "Jetmarine" book, and they thought he was a Kranjovian agent or something.



* In Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs's ''[[Literature/JohnCarterOfMars The Chessman of Mars]]'', a character suddenly comes to Turan and Tara's aid, and reveals that he was one of the Gathol slaves held captive there.
* The plot of one of the first spy novels, Fenimore Cooper's ''The Spy'' ends with this revelation, via a cameo appearance by [[spoiler:George Washington]].
* ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'''s [[spoiler:Verin.]] For those who haven't read ''The Gathering Storm'', [[spoiler:she joined the Black Ajah (Aes Sedai in service to the Dark One) to study them and gathered every scrap of information about them. She then found a loophole in the oath she made to the Dark One (serve until the hour of my death) and poisoned herself so she could give all the information to Egwene before dying. Her warder, Tomas, was also a Darkfriend.]]
* The protagonist of Creator/KurtVonnegut's ''Literature/MotherNight''. Sucks for him that the good guys he helped won't admit what he did after the war ends.
** Not that it would have eased his conscience much if they did. [[spoiler:After they finally do admit that he was working for them, averting his impending death sentence, he hangs himself out of guilt over what he did anyway.]]
* In the second half of the ''Literature/SherlockHolmes'' novella ''Literature/TheValleyOfFear'', the protagonist turns out to be an undercover Pinkerton detective.
* In Andy Hoare's WhiteScars novel ''Hunt for Voldorius'', Malya, forced to serve as Voldorius's equerry, sends information to his foes.
* In ''[[Literature/TheHalfbloodChronicles Elvenborn]]'', due to his impressive knowledge of tactics and ingenious training methods the reclusive young Kyrtian V'dyll Lord Prastaran is placed in charge of the [[ScrewYouElves Elvenlords']] side of a civil war instigated by the hated [[HalfHumanHybrids half-human]] [[PsychicPowers Wizards]]. Not only would House Prastaran probably be destroyed root and branch if the High Council even had a ''hint'' of their [[TownWithADarkSecret attitudes toward human-elven relationships]], but [[spoiler: by the last fourth of the book he is in active collaboration ''with'' the 'Halfbloods']].
* In ''Literature/WarriorCats'', Ivypool becomes one of these after she learns that the Dark Forest, a place where she is training, is plotting to destroy the clans. She stays with the Dark Forest so that she can give their information to [[TheChosenOne Jayfeather, Lionblaze and Dovewing]].
** Not only Ivypool, but [[spoiler:Tigerheart]] was also a spy against the Dark Forest all along.
* A "defector-in-place variant appears in ''Literature/NoDealsMrBond''. A private moment in an interrogation between a GRU official and captured Literature/JamesBond has him learning that the former has actually been waiting for a chance for defection, but he currently has to put on a facade to trick the KGB men who have infiltrated his department. They then make way for a daring escape.



%%* Someone surprising does this to the Zhentarim in ''Crown of Fire'' (a ''TabletopGame/ForgottenRealms'' novel).
* ''Literature/TheHalfbloodChronicles'': In ''Elvenborn'', due to his impressive knowledge of tactics and ingenious training methods the reclusive young Kyrtian V'dyll Lord Prastaran is placed in charge of the [[ScrewYouElves Elvenlords']] side of a civil war instigated by the hated [[HalfHumanHybrids half-human]] [[PsychicPowers Wizards]]. Not only would House Prastaran probably be destroyed root and branch if the High Council even had a ''hint'' of their [[TownWithADarkSecret attitudes toward human-elven relationships]], but [[spoiler: by the last fourth of the book he is in active collaboration ''with'' the 'Halfbloods']].
* ''Literature/HarryPotter'': [[spoiler:Snape]] is revealed to be a Reverse Mole TWICE. [[spoiler:When Voldemort made it clear that he would kill Lily Potter, Snape went to Dumbledore and became a Mole for the Order of the Phoenix in the Death Eaters.]] When he killed [[spoiler: Dumbledore, while]] he made it so that it looked like he was doing it for [[spoiler:Voldemort,]] in fact he was [[spoiler:performing a MercyKill on Dumbledore's orders.]]
* [[spoiler:Plutarch Heavensbee]] in the second ''Literature/TheHungerGames'' book.
* Creator/EdgarRiceBurroughs's ''Literature/JohnCarterOfMars'': In ''The Chessman of Mars'', a character suddenly comes to Turan and Tara's aid, and reveals that he was one of the Gathol slaves held captive there.



* Creator/RichardAdams book ''Literature/WatershipDown'' details how Bigwig allowed himself to be captured by a Wide Patrol and taken to the oppressive warren called Efrafa. There, he's interrogated by the BigBad General, who learns that Bigwig is a refugee from humans. The General makes Bigwig a junior officer based on his size, to badger and bully lesser rabbits into compliance. Bigwig manages to contact a leader of LaResistance, and devises a plan for a mass escape that would bring many fertile females to Hazel's all-male warren.

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* Creator/RichardAdams book ''Literature/WatershipDown'' details how Bigwig allowed Creator/GKChesterton subverts the hell out of this trope in ''Literature/TheManWhoWasThursday'': the protagonist himself [[TheInfiltration infiltrates the Central Council of Anarchists,]] then gradually discovers that [[spoiler:the other five members of the Central Council of Anarchists are undercover police agents who aren't aware of each other's existence; he learns this as he confronts one member after another. Eventually the six join forces against the President of the Council, only to be learn that he ''is'' the policeman who sent them all to infiltrate the council in the first place. Not to mention [[GodWasMyCopilot God]]]].
* The protagonist of Creator/KurtVonnegut's ''Literature/MotherNight''. Sucks for him that the good guys he helped won't admit what he did after the war ends.
** Not that it would have eased his conscience much if they did. [[spoiler:After they finally do admit that he was working for them, averting his impending death sentence, he hangs himself out of guilt over what he did anyway.]]
* A "defector-in-place variant appears in ''Literature/NoDealsMrBond''. A private moment in an interrogation between a GRU official and
captured by a Wide Patrol and taken to the oppressive warren called Efrafa. There, he's interrogated by the BigBad General, who learns Literature/JamesBond has him learning that Bigwig is a refugee from humans. The General makes Bigwig a junior officer based on his size, to badger and bully lesser rabbits into compliance. Bigwig manages to contact a leader of LaResistance, and devises a plan the former has actually been waiting for a mass escape that would bring many fertile females chance for defection, but he currently has to Hazel's all-male warren.put on a facade to trick the KGB men who have infiltrated his department. They then make way for a daring escape.
* In the second half of the ''Literature/SherlockHolmes'' novella ''Literature/TheValleyOfFear'', the protagonist turns out to be an undercover Pinkerton detective.
* The plot of one of the first spy novels, Fenimore Cooper's ''The Spy'', ends with this revelation, via a cameo appearance by [[spoiler:George Washington]].
* ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'':
** Ulic Qel-Droma started out this way. TheDarkSide being the Dark Side, however, he can't keep up the charade.



%%* That one guy in one of the ''New Literature/TomSwift'' books (''Tom Swift and his Jetmarine'', I think)...I don't remember his name, though.
%%** Hey, I remember that guy! It ''was'' the "Jetmarine" book, and they thought he was a Kranjovian agent or something.
* In ''Literature/WarriorCats'', Ivypool becomes one of these after she learns that the Dark Forest, a place where she is training, is plotting to destroy the clans. She stays with the Dark Forest so that she can give their information to [[TheChosenOne Jayfeather, Lionblaze and Dovewing]].
** Not only Ivypool, but [[spoiler:Tigerheart]] was also a spy against the Dark Forest all along.
* Creator/RichardAdams book ''Literature/WatershipDown'' details how Bigwig allowed himself to be captured by a Wide Patrol and taken to the oppressive warren called Efrafa. There, he's interrogated by the BigBad General, who learns that Bigwig is a refugee from humans. The General makes Bigwig a junior officer based on his size, to badger and bully lesser rabbits into compliance. Bigwig manages to contact a leader of LaResistance, and devises a plan for a mass escape that would bring many fertile females to Hazel's all-male warren.
* ''Literature/TheWheelOfTime'''s [[spoiler:Verin.]] For those who haven't read ''The Gathering Storm'', [[spoiler:she joined the Black Ajah (Aes Sedai in service to the Dark One) to study them and gathered every scrap of information about them. She then found a loophole in the oath she made to the Dark One (serve until the hour of my death) and poisoned herself so she could give all the information to Egwene before dying. Her warder, Tomas, was also a Darkfriend.]]
* In Andy Hoare's ''Literature/WhiteScars'' novel ''Hunt for Voldorius'', Malya, forced to serve as Voldorius' equerry, sends information to his foes.



* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}:'' In a ZigZagged version, just before the Literature/HorusHeresy, an alien coalition group convinced the Alpha Legion to become this. In order to effectively pull it off, however, they would need to pull do a sincere (or at least a ostensible) full-on HeelFaceTurn. Considering their reputation and MO relies on absolute secrecy and different units' ability to act independently, down to individual soldiers, their motives into the present are largely a mystery. The question of whether the entire Legion, or individual cells and warbands have fallen to Chaos or have remained closet loyalists is a large part of their mystique.
%%* The Green Lady in ''{{Exalted}}''.

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%%* The Green Lady in ''TabletopGame/{{Exalted}}''.
* ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}:'' ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'': In a ZigZagged version, just before the Literature/HorusHeresy, an alien coalition group convinced the Alpha Legion to become this. In order to effectively pull it off, however, they would need to pull do a sincere (or at least a ostensible) full-on HeelFaceTurn. Considering their reputation and MO relies on absolute secrecy and different units' ability to act independently, down to individual soldiers, their motives into the present are largely a mystery. The question of whether the entire Legion, or individual cells and warbands have fallen to Chaos or have remained closet loyalists is a large part of their mystique.
%%* The Green Lady in ''{{Exalted}}''.
mystique.



* In ''FireEmblem: The Sword of Flame'', Leila is one. [[spoiler:Ephidel knows and has Jaffar kill her for it]].
* [[spoiler:Lucy Stillman]] in ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedI'' is an employee of Abstergo Industries, an organization run by the [[UsefulNotes/TheKnightsTemplar Templars]] It's revealed at the end of the first game that [[spoiler:she's actually an Assassin who was protecting Desmond the whole time, and helps him escape Abstergo at the beginning of the second game.]] The third game in the series, Brotherhood, drops some hints that [[spoiler:she may actually be a double agent working for the Templars after all.]]

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* In ''FireEmblem: The Sword of Flame'', Leila is one. [[spoiler:Ephidel knows and has Jaffar kill her for it]].
* [[spoiler:Lucy Stillman]] in ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedI'' is an employee of Abstergo Industries, an organization run by the [[UsefulNotes/TheKnightsTemplar Templars]] It's revealed at the end of the first game that [[spoiler:she's actually an Assassin who was protecting Desmond the whole time, and helps him escape Abstergo at the beginning of the second game.]] The third game in the series, Brotherhood, ''Brotherhood'', drops some hints that [[spoiler:she may actually be a double agent working for the Templars after all.]]



* [[spoiler:Ghaleon]] from ''[[Lunar2EternalBlueComplete Lunar: Eternal Blue]]'' really seems to enjoy egging on the heroes...but that's because he secretly thinks they're the only hope against his boss, the BigBad.
* In VideoGame/WildArms2, Antenora, [[BigBad Vinsfield's]] lover, [[spoiler:turns out to have joined him to get revenge because he killed her parents. She goes about getting this revenge by making him love her, and then having the heroes kill her so that he'd be griefstricken by her death.]]
* Lapis Roman from ''VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}}'' appears to the player at first as a no-nonsense and brutally efficient Galaxy Federation officer who arrests all the playable characters. Later, during her "interrogation" of the prisoners, she reveals that she's working for the good guys, and helps them devise an escape plan and a way to clear their names.
* Done in ''VideoGame/SecretOfTheStars'', where [[spoiler:it turns out that the Big Bad's ''Dragon'' has been working with the heroes all along to stop the Big Bad, and ''not'' so he can take over himself.]]
* In ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3'', [[spoiler: The Boss's defection turns out to have been a ruse intended to allow Snake the opportunity to steal the Philosophers' Legacy to the United States.]]
** And in the non-canonical ''VideoGame/SnakesRevenge'', Jennifer helps you while working with Big Boss from the inside.
* ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life}}'' - [[spoiler:Doctor Judith Mossman betrays Black Mesa East to the Combine. Turns out, she was working primarily for herself and begins to help the Resistance more.]]

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* [[spoiler:Ghaleon]] from ''[[Lunar2EternalBlueComplete Lunar: Eternal Blue]]'' really seems to enjoy egging on During the heroes...but that's because he secretly thinks they're the only hope against his boss, the BigBad.
* In VideoGame/WildArms2, Antenora, [[BigBad Vinsfield's]] lover, [[spoiler:turns out
Underdark episode in ''VideoGame/BaldursGateII'', if you choose to have joined spare Solaufein when Phaere wants him to get revenge because he killed her parents. She goes about getting this revenge by making him love her, and then having the heroes kill her so dead, he'll reveal that he'd be griefstricken by her death.]]
* Lapis Roman from ''VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}}'' appears to the player at first as
he's a no-nonsense and brutally efficient Galaxy Federation officer who arrests all the playable characters. Later, during her "interrogation" follower of Elistrae, one of the prisoners, she reveals that she's working few good-aligned deities of the drow pantheon, and is struggling to find redemption for his people.
* In ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'', [[spoiler:Makoto Nanaya]] starts out as an Intelligence operative
for the good guys, and helps them devise an escape plan and a way to clear their names.
* Done in ''VideoGame/SecretOfTheStars'', where [[spoiler:it turns out that
Novis Orbis Librarium, but upon discovering the Big Bad's ''Dragon'' has been working with the heroes all along to stop the Big Bad, and ''not'' so he can take over himself.]]
* In ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3'',
AwfulTruth about [[spoiler: The Boss's defection turns out to have been a ruse intended to allow Snake the opportunity to steal the Philosophers' Legacy to the United States.]]
** And in the non-canonical ''VideoGame/SnakesRevenge'', Jennifer helps you while working with Big Boss from the inside.
* ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life}}'' - [[spoiler:Doctor Judith Mossman betrays Black Mesa East to the Combine. Turns out, she was working primarily
her best friend Noel]], works as one for herself and begins to help the Resistance more.]]Sector Seven.



* [[spoiler:Cpt. Miller]] in ''VideoGame/MirrorsEdge'' seems to be in league with the Icarus conspiracy (or, at least, in their pocket) but actually has his own agenda and assists Faith in the final level.
* [[spoiler:Heartless]] in ''[[VideoGame/MegaManStarForce MegaMan Star Force 3]]''. [[spoiler:She was pretending to be King's right hand woman but was really a former colleague of Kelvin Stelar and was using Dealer's resources to try to contact him. "Heartless," unsurprisingly, is not even her real name.]]
* In ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'', why you ''could'' act like a [[CardCarryingVillain typical Sith student]] in the academy on Korriban, for light-siders, it's often ''much'' more satisfying to quietly sabotage the Sith's every action from the inside out (for example, knocking out the Mandalorian prisoner at his request instead of torturing him, letting the rebellious students escape, calming a self-destructive droid instead of scrapping it, etc.), and ''still'' get the prestige that you would've gotten if you had actually been evil.
** Alternatively, the ultimate in "destroy from within" consists of [[spoiler: befriending Assistant Headmistress Yuthura and letting her walk back to the Light Side. After taking out Uthar, the rest of the academy destroys itself in-fighting upon discovering there's no one in charge]].
* During the Underdark episode in ''VideoGame/BaldursGateII'', if you choose to spare Solaufein when Phaere wants him dead, he'll reveal that he's a follower of Elistrae, one of the few good-aligned deities of the drow pantheon, and is struggling to find redemption for his people.



* In ''[[NancyDrew Danger By Design]]'', Nancy finds evidence that a Frenchwoman thought to have been a WWII collaborator was actually covertly working to preserve and conceal some of France's artistic treasures.
* Crimson Viper of ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIV'' appears to be one of S.I.N.'s {{Punch Clock Villain}}s, but in actuality, it's hinted several times that she's actually an undercover CIA agent.
** This is ''outright stated'' in her profile for ''VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3''.
* In ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'', [[spoiler:Makoto Nanaya]] starts out as an Intelligence operative for the Novis Orbis Librarium, but upon discovering the AwfulTruth about [[spoiler: her best friend Noel]], works as one for Sector Seven.
* [[spoiler: Valentine]] of ''VideoGame/{{Skullgirls}}'' [[spoiler: only works for Marie because her life is at stake if she resists Marie's orders. In the ending to her story mode, she ends up betraying Marie, and wishes to become the next Skullgirl only because [[TheAtoner she wants Painwheel to kill her to make up for what she's done.]]]]
* In ''VideoGame/ShinSuperRobotWars'', Nanai is more than a little uneasy about [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamCharsCounterattack Neo Zeon]]'s alliance with the Ze Balmary Empire, and Char admits that one mistake and all of mankind could become the Balmarians' playthings. He's willing to take that risk given that it will take time to assimilate the Balmarians' tech: he needs mankind to sit still until then. Nanai is willing to go along with this so long as Char loves her and helps keep construction of the Angel Halo on schedule.

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* In ''[[NancyDrew Danger By Design]]'', Nancy finds evidence that ''VideoGame/FireEmblem: The Sword of Flame'', Leila is one. [[spoiler:Ephidel knows and has Jaffar kill her for it]].
* ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life}}'' - [[spoiler:Doctor Judith Mossman betrays Black Mesa East to the Combine. Turns out, she was working primarily for herself and begins to help the Resistance more.]]
* [[spoiler:Ghaleon]] from ''[[VideoGame/Lunar2EternalBlueComplete Lunar: Eternal Blue]]'' really seems to enjoy egging on the heroes... but that's because he secretly thinks they're the only hope against his boss, the BigBad.
* [[spoiler:Heartless]] in ''[[VideoGame/MegaManStarForce MegaMan Star Force 3]]''. [[spoiler:She was pretending to be King's right hand woman but was really
a Frenchwoman thought former colleague of Kelvin Stelar and was using Dealer's resources to try to contact him. "Heartless", unsurprisingly, is not even her real name.]]
* In ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid3'', [[spoiler: The Boss's defection turns out
to have been a WWII collaborator was ruse intended to allow Snake the opportunity to steal the Philosophers' Legacy to the United States.]]
** And in the non-canonical ''VideoGame/SnakesRevenge'', Jennifer helps you while working with Big Boss from the inside.
* [[spoiler:Cpt. Miller]] in ''VideoGame/MirrorsEdge'' seems to be in league with the Icarus conspiracy (or, at least, in their pocket) but
actually covertly working to preserve has his own agenda and conceal some of France's artistic treasures.
* Crimson Viper of ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIV'' appears to be one of S.I.N.'s {{Punch Clock Villain}}s, but
assists Faith in actuality, it's hinted several times that she's actually an undercover CIA agent.
** This is ''outright stated'' in her profile for ''VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3''.
* In ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'', [[spoiler:Makoto Nanaya]] starts out as an Intelligence operative for
the Novis Orbis Librarium, but upon discovering the AwfulTruth about [[spoiler: her best friend Noel]], works as one for Sector Seven.
* [[spoiler: Valentine]] of ''VideoGame/{{Skullgirls}}'' [[spoiler: only works for Marie because her life is at stake if she resists Marie's orders. In the ending to her story mode, she ends up betraying Marie, and wishes to become the next Skullgirl only because [[TheAtoner she wants Painwheel to kill her to make up for what she's done.]]]]
* In ''VideoGame/ShinSuperRobotWars'', Nanai is more than a little uneasy about [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamCharsCounterattack Neo Zeon]]'s alliance with the Ze Balmary Empire, and Char admits that one mistake and all of mankind could become the Balmarians' playthings. He's willing to take that risk given that it will take time to assimilate the Balmarians' tech: he needs mankind to sit still until then. Nanai is willing to go along with this so long as Char loves her and helps keep construction of the Angel Halo on schedule.
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* In the Imperial Agent story of ''VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic'' you spend the second act acting as a Republic Intelligence (called the SIS) mole inside Imperial Intelligence as part of an Imperial Intelligence plot to take down a particular team of SIS agents. And then things get ''complicated''...

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* ''VideoGame/NancyDrew'': In ''Danger By Design'', Nancy finds evidence that a Frenchwoman thought to have been a WWII collaborator was actually covertly working to preserve and conceal some of France's artistic treasures.
* Done in ''VideoGame/SecretOfTheStars'', where [[spoiler:it turns out that the Big Bad's ''Dragon'' has been working with the heroes all along to stop the Big Bad, and ''not'' so he can take over himself.]]
* In ''VideoGame/ShinSuperRobotWars'', Nanai is more than a little uneasy about [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamCharsCounterattack Neo Zeon]]'s alliance with the Ze Balmary Empire, and Char admits that one mistake and all of mankind could become the Balmarians' playthings. He's willing to take that risk given that it will take time to assimilate the Balmarians' tech: he needs mankind to sit still until then. Nanai is willing to go along with this so long as Char loves her and helps keep construction of the Angel Halo on schedule.
* [[spoiler: Valentine]] of ''VideoGame/{{Skullgirls}}'' [[spoiler: only works for Marie because her life is at stake if she resists Marie's orders. In the ending to her story mode, she ends up betraying Marie, and wishes to become the next Skullgirl only because [[TheAtoner she wants Painwheel to kill her to make up for what she's done.]]]]
* ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'':
** ''VideoGame/KnightsOfTheOldRepublic'':
*** While you ''could'' act like a [[CardCarryingVillain typical Sith student]] in the academy on Korriban, for light-siders, it's often ''much'' more satisfying to quietly sabotage the Sith's every action from the inside out (for example, knocking out the Mandalorian prisoner at his request instead of torturing him, letting the rebellious students escape, calming a self-destructive droid instead of scrapping it, etc.), and ''still'' get the prestige that you would've gotten if you had actually been evil.
*** Alternatively, the ultimate in "destroy from within" consists of [[spoiler:befriending Assistant Headmistress Yuthura and letting her walk back to the Light Side. After taking out Uthar, the rest of the academy destroys itself infighting upon discovering there's no one in charge]].
**
In the Imperial Agent story of ''VideoGame/StarWarsTheOldRepublic'' you spend the second act acting as a Republic Intelligence (called the SIS) mole inside Imperial Intelligence as part of an Imperial Intelligence plot to take down a particular team of SIS agents. And then things get ''complicated''...''complicated''...
* Crimson Viper of ''VideoGame/StreetFighterIV'' appears to be one of S.I.N.'s {{Punch Clock Villain}}s, but in actuality, it's hinted several times that she's actually an undercover CIA agent.
** This is ''outright stated'' in her profile for ''VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3''.
* In ''VideoGame/WildArms2'', Antenora, [[BigBad Vinsfield's]] lover, [[spoiler:turns out to have joined him to get revenge because he killed her parents. She goes about getting this revenge by making him love her, and then having the heroes kill her so that he'd be griefstricken by her death.]]
* Lapis Roman from ''VideoGame/{{Xenosaga}}'' appears to the player at first as a no-nonsense and brutally efficient Galaxy Federation officer who arrests all the playable characters. Later, during her "interrogation" of the prisoners, she reveals that she's working for the good guys, and helps them devise an escape plan and a way to clear their names.



* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10 Omniverse}}'', Gwen suspects Lucy to be {{The Mole}} who has been stealing The Plumbers' weapons for Psyphon. [[spoiler: It turns out she was actually The Plumbers' {{Reverse Mole}} who inflitrated Psyphon to unmask the true culprit]].



* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10 Omniverse}}'', Gwen suspects Lucy to be {{The Mole}} who has been stealing The Plumbers' weapons for Psyphon. [[spoiler: It turns out she was actually The Plumbers' {{Reverse Mole}} who inflitrated Psyphon to unmask the true culprit]].
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* In ''Comicbook/ActionComics'' #317, Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} believes her friend Lena's boyfriend Jeff Colby is an enemy spy. Later she finds out that Jeff was really working with the F. B. I. and trying to trap a spy ring.

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* In ''Comicbook/ActionComics'' #317, Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} believes her friend Lena's boyfriend Jeff Colby is an enemy spy. Later she finds out that Jeff was really working with the F. B. B.I. and trying to trap a spy ring.


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* In ''Ghosts of the Past'', sequel of ''Fanfic/ChildOfTheStorm'', [[spoiler: Gambit]] turns out to have been [[spoiler: Natasha's mole in the Red Room]]. However, he only became this trope after a HeelFaceTurn (though, complicating matters further, he was never especially evil in the first place, having been forced into working for [[spoiler: Sinister, who was working with the Red Room.]])
** Sage, as per canon, though in this version, she had a secret identity: [[spoiler: Maria Stark.]]
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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10 Omniverse}}'', Gwen suspects Lucy to be {{The Mole}} who has been stealing The Plumbers' weapons for Psyphon. [[spoiler: It turns out she was actually The Plumbers' {{Reverse Mole}} who inflitrated Psyphon to unmask the true culprit.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10 Omniverse}}'', Gwen suspects Lucy to be {{The Mole}} who has been stealing The Plumbers' weapons for Psyphon. [[spoiler: It turns out she was actually The Plumbers' {{Reverse Mole}} who inflitrated Psyphon to unmask the true culprit.culprit]].
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* Sarah does this in Season Four of ''Series/{{Chuck}}'' to rescue Chuck's mother, who is also revealed to be this after her subsequent {{Heel Face Revolving Door}} when she [[MissingMom when she left her family years ago to join Volkoff Industries]].


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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10 Omniverse}}'', Gwen suspects Lucy to be {{The Mole}} who has been stealing The Plumbers' weapons for Psyphon. [[spoiler: It turns out she was actually The Plumbers' {{Reverse Mole}} who inflitrated Psyphon to unmask the true culprit.
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* ''Film/{{Mean Girls}}'': Cady plays this straight.
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** In ''Videogame/AssassinsCreedIII'', William and Desmond discuss the fact that despite being all about subterfuge and working from the shadows, the Assassins themselves are absolutely terrible as moles due to the fact that their agents are either too weak-willed to resist defection or they're too strong-willed to avoid exposing themselves.



* In ''BlueDragon'', Nene reveals that [[spoiler:Zola]] was working for him all along...[[spoiler:until it turns out that she at some point made a heel-face turn and only pretended to be on his side so she could get close and kill him.]]

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* In ''BlueDragon'', ''Videogame/BlueDragon'', Nene reveals that [[spoiler:Zola]] was working for him all along...[[spoiler:until it turns out that she at some point made a heel-face turn and only pretended to be on his side so she could get close and kill him.]]
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* In the episode "Into the Fire", a Reverse Mole is the only reason Colonel O'Neill of ''Series/StargateSG1'' doesn't have a snake in his head.
** Indeed, most Gou'ald System Lords have a few Reverse Moles in their fleet, either one of the [[DefectorFromDecadence Tok'ra]] or [[{{Mooks}} Jaffa]] who believe the truth about their "gods"- namely, that they are, in fact, AlwaysChaoticEvil snake-like parasites inside human bodies.
* ''Series/DoctorWho'' has [[MadOracle Dalek Caan]] in "Journey's End".
** In ''[[Recap/DoctorWhoS22E1AttackOfTheCybermen Attack of the Cybermen]]'', one of the gang is actually a police officer. [[spoiler:And it turns out that Lytton was using the Cybermen to get to his real employers and help them against the Cybermen.]]



* Tuvok at the start of ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' infiltrated the Maquis...though how is left to the ExpandedUniverse.
* ''Series/GetSmart'' used a twist similar to ''Literature/TheManWhoWasThursday'' in one episode.

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* Tuvok at Simmons becomes a Reverse Mole for SHIELD within HYDRA in ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' Season Two. The episode [[Recap/AgentsOfSHIELDS2E5AHenInTheWolfHouse "A Hen in the start of ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' infiltrated Wolf House"]] reveals she's not the Maquis...though how is left to only one, [[spoiler: the ExpandedUniverse.
* ''Series/GetSmart'' used
head of security hunting for a twist similar to ''Literature/TheManWhoWasThursday'' in one episode.mole within Comicbook/{{HYDRA}} is really Comicbook/{{SHIELD}} agent [[Comicbook/{{Mockingbird}} Bobbi Morse]]]].



* ''FlashForward'' executes a perfect Reverse Mole when [[spoiler:Janis is first revealed to be a mole, then revealed to be working for the CIA. Technically, she is still a [[TheMole Mole]] as she is supposed to be working for the FBI.]] This is also an example of LampshadeHanging, as the character's name recalls [[spoiler:the guardian Roman god with two faces, Janis (also known as Janus)]].
* In ''Series/{{V 2009}}'', Joshua and several other crew members on Anna's ship are members of [[LaResistance The Fifth Column]].
* The first ''Series/{{V 1983}}'' had a fair amount of [[LaResistance The Fifth Column]] as well, some of them high-ranking. Seems a lot of the Visitors weren't very happy with their orders.
* Colby of ''Series/{{Numb3rs}}'' was revealed to be a double agent for the Chinese in ''Janus List''. But then it turns out that he was really working for the FBI in the following episode.
* In the pilot episode of ''Series/{{Nikita}}'', NaiveNewcomer Alex is revealed to be a mole for the eponymous hero so that she can keep tabs on her old employers at Division.

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* ''FlashForward'' ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS22E1AttackOfTheCybermen "Attack of the Cybermen"]], one of the gang is actually a police officer. [[spoiler:And it turns out that Lytton was using the Cybermen to get to his real employers and help them against the Cybermen.]]
** In [[Recap/DoctorWhoS30E13JourneysEnd "Journey's End"]], it turns out [[MadOracle Dalek Caan]] is one.
* ''Series/FlashForward''
executes a perfect Reverse Mole when [[spoiler:Janis is first revealed to be a mole, then revealed to be working for the CIA. Technically, she is still a [[TheMole Mole]] as she is supposed to be working for the FBI.]] This is also an example of LampshadeHanging, as the character's name recalls [[spoiler:the guardian Roman god with two faces, Janis (also known as Janus)]].
* In ''Series/{{V 2009}}'', Joshua and several other crew members on Anna's ship are members of [[LaResistance The Fifth Column]].
* The first ''Series/{{V 1983}}'' had
%%* ''Series/GetSmart'' used a fair amount of [[LaResistance The Fifth Column]] as well, some of them high-ranking. Seems a lot of the Visitors weren't very happy with their orders.
* Colby of ''Series/{{Numb3rs}}'' was revealed
twist similar to be a double agent for the Chinese ''Literature/TheManWhoWasThursday'' in ''Janus List''. But then it turns out that he was really working for the FBI in the following one episode.
* In Jerome, from ''Series/HouseOfAnubis'', pulls this on Rufus towards the pilot episode end of ''Series/{{Nikita}}'', NaiveNewcomer Alex is revealed to be a mole Season 1. After spending time being TheMole ''for'' him, he realized his true colors soon enough and joined Sibuna, helping them out by tricking Rufus in return for the eponymous hero so that she can keep tabs on her old employers at Division.protection and information.



* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': "Folsom Prison Blues" has Dean and Sam get themselves arrested so they could investigate a haunting at a prison. One of the prison guards asked for their help and helped them escape once they finished the job.



* Jerome, from ''Series/HouseOfAnubis'', pulls this on Rufus towards the end of Season 1. After spending time being TheMole ''for'' him, he realized his true colors soon enough and joined Sibuna, helping them out by tricking Rufus in return for protection and information.
* Simmons becomes a Reverse Mole for SHIELD within HYDRA in ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' Season Two. The episode [[Recap/AgentsOfSHIELDS2E5AHenInTheWolfHouse "A Hen in the Wolf House"]] reveals she's not the only one, [[spoiler: the head of security hunting for a mole within Comicbook/{{HYDRA}} is really Comicbook/{{SHIELD}} agent [[Comicbook/{{Mockingbird}} Bobbi Morse]]]].

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* Jerome, from ''Series/HouseOfAnubis'', pulls this on Rufus towards In the end pilot episode of Season 1. After spending time being TheMole ''for'' him, he realized his true colors soon enough and joined Sibuna, helping them ''Series/{{Nikita}}'', NaiveNewcomer Alex is revealed to be a mole for the eponymous hero so that she can keep tabs on her old employers at Division.
* Colby of ''Series/{{Numb3rs}}'' was revealed to be a double agent for the Chinese in ''Janus List''. But then it turns
out by tricking Rufus in return that he was really working for protection and information.
the FBI in the following episode.
* Simmons becomes In the episode "Into the Fire", a Reverse Mole for SHIELD within HYDRA in ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD'' Season Two. The episode [[Recap/AgentsOfSHIELDS2E5AHenInTheWolfHouse "A Hen in the Wolf House"]] reveals she's not is the only one, [[spoiler: reason Colonel O'Neill of ''Series/StargateSG1'' doesn't have a snake in his head.
** Indeed, most Gou'ald System Lords have a few Reverse Moles in their fleet, either one of
the head [[DefectorFromDecadence Tok'ra]] or [[{{Mooks}} Jaffa]] who believe the truth about their "gods"- namely, that they are, in fact, AlwaysChaoticEvil snake-like parasites inside human bodies.
* Tuvok at the start
of security hunting ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'' infiltrated the Maquis...though how is left to the ExpandedUniverse.
* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': "Folsom Prison Blues" has Dean and Sam get themselves arrested so they could investigate a haunting at a prison. One of the prison guards asked
for their help and helped them escape once they finished the job.
* In ''Series/{{V 2009}}'', Joshua and several other crew members on Anna's ship are members of [[LaResistance The Fifth Column]].
* The first ''Series/{{V 1983}}'' had
a mole within Comicbook/{{HYDRA}} is really Comicbook/{{SHIELD}} agent [[Comicbook/{{Mockingbird}} Bobbi Morse]]]].fair amount of [[LaResistance The Fifth Column]] as well, some of them high-ranking. Seems a lot of the Visitors weren't very happy with their orders.



* After spending the better part of 2013 getting screwed over by Wrestling/TheAuthority, [[Wrestling/BryanDanielson Daniel Bryan]] publicly gave up fighting a machine he could not beat on his own and joined Wrestling/TheWyattFamily for supposed help on the last show of that year. He actually did this to get closer to Wrestling/BrayWyatt, who had been giving him almost as much trouble as the Authority, taking revenge earlier than planned, in January 2014 after the Wyatts tried to pull a YouHaveFailedMe on him.[[/folder]]

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* After spending the better part of 2013 getting screwed over by Wrestling/TheAuthority, [[Wrestling/BryanDanielson Daniel Bryan]] publicly gave up fighting a machine he could not beat on his own and joined Wrestling/TheWyattFamily for supposed help on the last show of that year. He actually did this to get closer to Wrestling/BrayWyatt, who had been giving him almost as much trouble as the Authority, taking revenge earlier than planned, in January 2014 after the Wyatts tried to pull a YouHaveFailedMe on him.him.
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'': [[spoiler: Black Widow]].



* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' [[PlayingWithATrope played with this trope]] in the first season finale. [[MagnificentBastard Slade]] [[TheReveal reveals]] his season-long EvilPlan to [[TheHero Robin]]: Slade had [[spoiler:lured Robin away from the rest of the Titans, leaving them to deactivate his "Chronoton Detonator" which was actually a device that injected them with deadly nanites, allowing Slade to kill them with the push of a button]]. After this reveal, Slade [[spoiler: made Robin his new apprentice]], thus making Robin somewhat of a FakeDefector, albeit [[spoiler:with the villain commandeering the operation specifically designed to make the unwilling defector comply and prevent him from informing his comrades because then, they would most assuredly die, thereby making the goodies, ''not the bad guys'', the ones to be deceived by the hero's false defection.]] Following the establishment of his apprenticeship under Slade via a little crime spree and [[ShootYourMate a show-down with his ex-teammates]] Robin's friends fully believe that he has been lost to TheDarkSide, for good. This makes the discovery that Robin was really [[spoiler: on their side the entire time]] all the more surprising, from their P.O.V.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' [[PlayingWithATrope played with this trope]] ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' has one in the first season finale. [[MagnificentBastard Slade]] [[TheReveal reveals]] form of Chad Dickson (a.k.a. [[SixthRangerTraitor Numbuh 274]].) Starting in the Season 2 finale when Chad has his season-long EvilPlan FaceHeelTurn moment [[spoiler:by trying to [[TheHero Robin]]: Slade had [[spoiler:lured Robin away from hurl the KND Moon Base into the sun]] and thus becoming a villain for the rest of the Titans, leaving them to deactivate series until the second-to-last episode [[spoiler:which reveals that he was a double agent the whole time and that all off his "Chronoton Detonator" which was attempts were actually a device that injected them with deadly nanites, allowing Slade to kill them with him preventing other villains from doing the push same to the KND and being successful]].
* An episode
of ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw'' had a button]]. After trial for [[WesternAnimation/SecretSquirrel Morroco Mole]], accused of being a terrorist, but Birdgirl reveals he was this reveal, Slade [[spoiler: made Robin his new apprentice]], thus making Robin somewhat of a FakeDefector, albeit [[spoiler:with the villain commandeering the operation specifically designed to make the unwilling defector comply trope instead. The charges were dropped and prevent him Morocco was ordered to stay away from informing his comrades because then, they would most assuredly die, thereby making the goodies, ''not the bad guys'', the ones to be deceived by the hero's false defection.]] Following the establishment of his apprenticeship under Slade via a little crime spree and [[ShootYourMate a show-down with his ex-teammates]] Robin's friends fully believe that he has been lost to TheDarkSide, for good. This makes the discovery that Robin was really [[spoiler: on their side the entire time]] all the more surprising, from their P.O.V.Judge Mentok's yard.



* ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'': [[spoiler: Black Widow]].
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw'' had a trial for [[WesternAnimation/SecretSquirrel Morroco Mole]], accused of being a terrorist, but Birdgirl reveals he was this trope instead. The charges were dropped and Morocco was ordered to stay away from Judge Mentok's yard.
* ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' has one in the form of Chad Dickson (a.k.a. [[SixthRangerTraitor Numbuh 274]].) Starting in the Season 2 finale when Chad has his FaceHeelTurn moment [[spoiler:by trying to hurl the KND Moon Base into the sun]] and thus becoming a villain for the rest of the series until the second-to-last episode [[spoiler:which reveals that he was a double agent the whole time and that all off his attempts were actually him preventing other villains from doing the same to the KND and being successful]].
* In ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'', [[spoiler: Kaldur'ahm is the Reverse Mole, along with his Lieutenant Tigress, who is actually Artemis.]] Also, pro-tip: while secrecy is important in these situations, you should still make sure your team-mates are aware of their allies, so they don't accidentally [[MindRape foil]] your plans...

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheAvengersEarthsMightiestHeroes'': [[spoiler: Black Widow]].
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/HarveyBirdmanAttorneyAtLaw'' had
''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'':
** In [[Recap/StarWarsRebelsS1E04BreakingRanks "Breaking Ranks"]], Ezra, while undercover as an Imperial cadet, befriends
a trial fellow cadet, [[HeroOfAnotherStory Zare]] [[Literature/ServantsOfTheEmpire Leonis]], who's joined the Imperial academy to search for [[WesternAnimation/SecretSquirrel Morroco Mole]], accused of being a terrorist, but Birdgirl reveals he was this trope instead. The charges were dropped and Morocco was ordered his sister, an Imperial cadet who mysteriously vanished. He chooses to stay away from Judge Mentok's yard.
* ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor''
behind at the end of the episode, but agrees to give the ''Ghost'' crew intel.
** In season 3, [[spoiler:Agent Kallus]]
has become disenchanted with the Galactic Empire, but instead of defecting to the Rebellion he becomes a spy who reports under the code name [[spoiler:Fulcrum]]. Conveniently, [[spoiler:as a high-ranking member of the Imperial Security Bureau, ''he'' is the one responsible for rooting out spies and traitors in this particular sector of the form of Chad Dickson (a.k.a. [[SixthRangerTraitor Numbuh 274]].) Starting in the Season 2 finale when Chad has his FaceHeelTurn moment [[spoiler:by trying to hurl the KND Moon Base into the sun]] Empire, and thus becoming in a villain for the rest of the series until the second-to-last episode [[spoiler:which reveals good position to ensure that he was a double agent the whole time spies and that all off his attempts were actually him preventing other villains from doing the same to the KND and being successful]].
* In ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'', [[spoiler: Kaldur'ahm is the Reverse Mole, along with his Lieutenant Tigress, who is actually Artemis.]] Also, pro-tip: while secrecy is important in these situations, you should still make sure your team-mates are aware of their allies, so they
traitors don't accidentally [[MindRape foil]] your plans...actually get found while framing other Imperial officers for his own actions (or would've been if not for [[MagnificentBastard Grand Admiral Thrawn]] arriving in the sector)]].



* In season 3 of ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'', [[spoiler:Agent Kallus]] has become disenchanted with the Galactic Empire, but instead of defecting to the Rebellion he becomes a spy who reports under the code name [[spoiler:Fulcrum]]. Conveniently, [[spoiler:as a high-ranking member of the Imperial Security Bureau, ''he'' is the one responsible for rooting out spies and traitors in this particular sector of the Empire, and thus in a good position to ensure that spies and traitors don't actually get found while framing other Imperial officers for his own actions (or would've been if not for [[MagnificentBastard Grand Admiral Thrawn]] arriving in the sector)]].

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' [[PlayingWithATrope played with this trope]] in the first season 3 of ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'', [[spoiler:Agent Kallus]] has become disenchanted with the Galactic Empire, but instead of defecting to the Rebellion he becomes a spy who reports under the code name [[spoiler:Fulcrum]]. Conveniently, [[spoiler:as a high-ranking member of the Imperial Security Bureau, ''he'' is the one responsible for rooting out spies and traitors in this particular sector of the Empire, and thus in a good position to ensure that spies and traitors don't actually get found while framing other Imperial officers for his own actions (or would've been if not for finale. [[MagnificentBastard Grand Admiral Thrawn]] arriving in Slade]] [[TheReveal reveals]] his season-long EvilPlan to [[TheHero Robin]]: Slade had [[spoiler:lured Robin away from the sector)]].rest of the Titans, leaving them to deactivate his "Chronoton Detonator" which was actually a device that injected them with deadly nanites, allowing Slade to kill them with the push of a button]]. After this reveal, Slade [[spoiler: made Robin his new apprentice]], thus making Robin somewhat of a FakeDefector, albeit [[spoiler:with the villain commandeering the operation specifically designed to make the unwilling defector comply and prevent him from informing his comrades because then, they would most assuredly die, thereby making the goodies, ''not the bad guys'', the ones to be deceived by the hero's false defection.]] Following the establishment of his apprenticeship under Slade via a little crime spree and [[ShootYourMate a show-down with his ex-teammates]] Robin's friends fully believe that he has been lost to TheDarkSide, for good. This makes the discovery that Robin was really [[spoiler: on their side the entire time]] all the more surprising, from their P.O.V
* In ''WesternAnimation/YoungJustice'', [[spoiler: Kaldur'ahm is the Reverse Mole, along with his Lieutenant Tigress, who is actually Artemis.]] Also, pro-tip: while secrecy is important in these situations, you should still make sure your team-mates are aware of their allies, so they don't accidentally [[MindRape foil]] your plans...
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* In the RobertAHeinlein novella ''MagicInc'', one of the Demons of Hell turns out to be an undercover Secret Service agent. In another novella, ''Coventry'', "Fader" [=McGee=] is another Secret Service agent.

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* In the RobertAHeinlein Creator/RobertAHeinlein novella ''MagicInc'', ''Literature/MagicInc'', one of the Demons of Hell turns out to be an undercover Secret Service agent. In another novella, ''Coventry'', "Fader" [=McGee=] is another Secret Service agent.
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* ''Literature/WordsOfRadiance'' (second book of ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive''): Shallan uses her illusion powers to infiltrate the Ghostbloods. [[spoiler:When they find out, they see nothing wrong with it. "Let Shallan Davar be a Radiant, conformist and noble. Let Veil come to us. And let her find truth."]]

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