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18th Apr '16 9:50:32 PM WiseMan23753
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* Embryo has traces of this. While the Mana users are left to do their own thing, [[spoiler:he's in control of what's giving them power, is the one who ''created'' this world, and can control them as he wish.]]

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* Embryo [[Anime/CrossAnge Embryo]] has traces of this. While the Mana users are left to do their own thing, thing for their FantasticRacism, [[spoiler:he's in control of what's giving them power, is the one who ''created'' this world, and can control them the people as he wish.]]
18th Apr '16 9:48:14 PM WiseMan23753
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* Embryo has traces of this. While the Mana users are left to do their own thing, [[spoiler:he's in control of what's giving them power, is the one who ''created'' this world, and can control them as he wish.]]
2nd Apr '16 7:45:21 PM FordPrefect
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* In ''Series/{{Star Trek Deep Space Nine}}'', the Dominion is rules by the Changeling Founders, a race of shapeshifters. The Founders' contempt for "solids" means that they avoid interaction with non-Changelings, save for their Vorta and Jem'Hadar underlings. Most of them cloister themselves in the Great Link, with a small number serving as spies, infiltrators, or Dominion representatives.

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* In ''Series/{{Star Trek Deep Space Nine}}'', the Dominion is rules ruled by the Changeling Founders, a race of shapeshifters. The Founders' contempt for "solids" means that they avoid interaction with non-Changelings, save for their Vorta and Jem'Hadar underlings. Most of them cloister themselves in the Great Link, with a small number serving as spies, infiltrators, or Dominion representatives.
2nd Apr '16 7:44:44 PM FordPrefect
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* Inspired by ''1984'', the Father from ''Film/{{Equilibrium}}''. Though we do see broadcasts featuring him, [[spoiler:They are faked, since the original Father died, and Du Pont was chosen to replace him]].

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* Inspired by ''1984'', the The Father from ''Film/{{Equilibrium}}''. ''Film/{{Equilibrium}}'', inspired by ''1984''. Though we do see broadcasts featuring him, [[spoiler:They [[spoiler:they are faked, since the original Father died, died and Du Pont [=DuPont=] was chosen to replace him]].
8th Mar '16 10:15:18 PM MsChibi
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* By the second season of ''Manga/DeathNote'', [[spoiler:most of the world's countries have declared their support for Kira, and the United States eventually backs down and obeys his orders. Japan doesn't, however.]]

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* By the second season of ''Manga/DeathNote'', [[spoiler:most of the world's countries have declared their support for Kira, and the United States eventually backs down and obeys his orders. Japan doesn't, however.]]]] Nobody actually knows what Kira looks like, only that he/she/it will kill anyone who commits a wrong. The cult who is building a temple to Kira assumes that Kira is [[GrandpaGod an old man with a beard]], though in actuality, Kira is a handsome young man who makes use of a few proxies.
8th Mar '16 10:10:59 PM MsChibi
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They rule the entire city/country/world/galaxy... but has anyone ever seen them?

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They rule the entire city/country/world/galaxy... [[HeWhoMustNotBeSeen but has anyone ever seen them?
them]]?
27th Feb '16 11:17:20 AM Willbyr
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[[caption-width-right:The mask of tyranny.]]

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[[caption-width-right:The [[caption-width-right:350:The mask of tyranny.]]
27th Feb '16 11:17:08 AM Willbyr
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[[caption-width-right:The mask of tyranny.]]






* Inspired by ''1984'', the Father from ''{{Equilibrium}}''. Though we do see broadcasts featuring him, [[spoiler:They are faked, since the original Father died, and Du Pont was chosen to replace him]].

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* Inspired by ''1984'', the Father from ''{{Equilibrium}}''.''Film/{{Equilibrium}}''. Though we do see broadcasts featuring him, [[spoiler:They are faked, since the original Father died, and Du Pont was chosen to replace him]].



* In ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'', Big Brother is never seen in person, yet [[BigBrotherIsWatchingYou his face is worshiped throughout Oceania]]. Given that one of the characters claims that Big Brother cannot die, it's pretty likely that he doesn't exist in the first place. The existence of the revolutionary leader Goldstein is similarly questionable, as is pretty much everything we're told about world politics. Or anything else.

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* In ''Literature/NineteenEightyFour'', Big Brother is never seen in person, yet [[BigBrotherIsWatchingYou his face is worshiped throughout Oceania]]. Given that one of the characters claims that Big Brother cannot die, it's pretty likely that he doesn't exist in the first place. The existence of the revolutionary leader Goldstein is similarly questionable, as is pretty much everything we're told about world politics. Or politics...or anything else.
9th Dec '15 11:34:41 PM Hanz
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At the end of the Jedi Knight class quest, [[spoiler: the Knight confronts and "kills" the Emperor himself. The Emperor persists as a Force ghost, as powerful Sith are wont to do.]] Then, in ''Shadow of Revan'', [[spoiler: Revan himself plans to reincarnate the Emperor and kill him properly this time -- except that, while he's successful at the first part, the second is beyond his abilities. The Emperor had deluded Revan into believing he could kill him; what if anything actually ''can'' has yet to be seen.]] The upshot of this is, [[OmniscientCouncilOfVagueness the Dark Council is in charge]] [[RegentForLife for all practical purposes]].

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At the end of the Jedi Knight class quest, [[spoiler: the Knight confronts and "kills" the Emperor himself. The Emperor persists as a Force ghost, as powerful Sith are wont to do.]] Then, in ''Shadow of Revan'', [[spoiler: Revan himself plans to reincarnate the Emperor and kill him properly this time -- except that, while he's successful at the first part, the second is beyond his abilities. The Emperor had deluded Revan into believing he could kill him; what if anything actually ''can'' has yet to be seen.]] The upshot of this is, [[OmniscientCouncilOfVagueness the Dark Council is in charge]] [[RegentForLife for all practical purposes]]. The ''Knights of the Fallen Empire'' expansion reveals why the Emperor hasn't been seen in centuries: [[spoiler:he was busy forming another empire under another identity that comes out of nowhere to conquer both the Sith Empire and the Galactic Republic.]]
20th Oct '15 8:51:19 PM MabelPines
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* God from ''Literature/TheBible'' is (arguably) a more benevolent version. Islam takes the Shadow Dictator part very seriously, considering all anthropomorphic images of God and Muhammad as blasphemy.

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* God from ''Literature/TheBible'' is (arguably) a more benevolent version. Islam takes the Shadow Dictator part very seriously, considering all anthropomorphic images of God and Muhammad as blasphemy.
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