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19th Jul '16 12:54:51 PM eliaskelham
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So you're TheHero, and a mysterious figure gives you TheCall to adventure! Naturally, you're going to [[JumpedAtTheCall jump at it]]. So, you go out on your adventure to defeat the BigBad, possibly gaining [[FiveManBand four friends]] along the way, of whom [[TheChick only one is female]]. Finally, your quest is nearing its close, you confront the BigBad. But wait, why is he [[EvilLaugh laughing]]? [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech You most definitely do not suck]]! You just went through all of those trials and hardships to fight the BigBad. You fought [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot Mutant Robot Gorillas]] who were guarding the [[MacGuffin Ancient Artifact of Doom]] in order to use its power to defeat the BigBad! Wait a second, ''what''? You mean that the mysterious figure who gave you TheCall was the BigBad? The BigBad sent you on a quest to destroy him? [[EvilPlan Why would he do that]]? You mean your entire quest was [[JustAsPlanned all part of his plan]]? [[MacGuffinDeliveryService All this time you were bringing him]] the MacGuffin?

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So you're TheHero, and a mysterious figure gives you TheCall to adventure! Naturally, you're going to [[JumpedAtTheCall jump at it]]. So, you go out on your adventure to defeat the BigBad, possibly gaining [[FiveManBand four friends]] along the way, of whom [[TheChick only one is female]].BigBad. Finally, your quest is nearing its close, you confront the BigBad. But wait, why is he [[EvilLaugh laughing]]? [[TheReasonYouSuckSpeech You most definitely do not suck]]! You just went through all of those trials and hardships to fight the BigBad. You fought [[NinjaPirateZombieRobot Mutant Robot Gorillas]] who were guarding the [[MacGuffin Ancient Artifact of Doom]] in order to use its power to defeat the BigBad! Wait a second, ''what''? You mean that the mysterious figure who gave you TheCall was the BigBad? The BigBad sent you on a quest to destroy him? [[EvilPlan Why would he do that]]? You mean your entire quest was [[JustAsPlanned all part of his plan]]? [[MacGuffinDeliveryService All this time you were bringing him]] the MacGuffin?
23rd Apr '16 9:47:25 PM Orbiting
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* ''VideoGame/{{KOLM}}'': In both games, though clearer in the second game where you have a definite goal: reunite Sis with Father. [[spoiler:Turns out it was so he could forcibly turn her into a robot.]]
14th Apr '16 8:55:59 PM Daylight
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* The storyline of ''VideoGame/DoubleDragon III'', when the Lee brothers help an old person who was EvilAllAlong.
* ''VideoGame/DragonAgeInquisition'' [[spoiler: the ending reveals that Solas was using everyone for his own means the whole time - both the Inquisition and the BigBad of the game.]]



* ''VideoGame/GodOfWarIII'' does this twice. [[spoiler: First, the Narrator of the first two games turns out to be Gaia, a Titan who was using Kratos in the their war against Zeus. She decides to [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness betray and leave him for dead]] at the beginning of the game. Then during the climax, it's revealed that [[ManBehindTheMan Athena was using Kratos]] to overthrow both Aries and Zeus so that she could rule uncontested. Zeus believed that Kratos fulfilled the prophecy of one of his children betraying him, but it was Athena who was the betrayer all along. Kratos was set off by her actions.]]



* ''VideoGame/GodOfWarIII'' does this twice. [[spoiler: First, the Narrator of the first two games turns out to be Gaia, a Titan who was using Kratos in the their war against Zeus. She decides to [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness betray and leave him for dead]] at the beginning of the game. Then during the climax, it's revealed that [[ManBehindTheMan Athena was using Kratos]] to overthrow both Aries and Zeus so that she could rule uncontested. Zeus believed that Kratos fulfilled the prophecy of one of his children betraying him, but it was Athena who was the betrayer all along. Kratos was set off by her actions.]]

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* ''VideoGame/GodOfWarIII'' does this twice. [[spoiler: First, the Narrator of the first two games turns out to be Gaia, a Titan who was using Kratos in the their war against Zeus. She decides to [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness betray and leave him for dead]] at the beginning of the game. Then during the climax, it's revealed that [[ManBehindTheMan Athena was using Kratos]] to overthrow both Aries and Zeus so that she could rule uncontested. Zeus believed that Kratos fulfilled the prophecy of one of his children betraying him, but it was Athena who was the betrayer all along. Kratos was set off by her actions.]]
13th Apr '16 4:42:26 PM Daylight
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* ''VideoGame/GodOfWarIII'' does this twice. [[spoiler: First, the Narrator of the first two games turns out to be Gaia, a Titan who was using Kratos in the their war against Zeus. She decides to [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness betray and leave him for dead]] at the beginning of the game. Then during the climax, it's revealed that [[ManBehindTheMan Athena was using Kratos]] to overthrow both Aries and Zeus so that she could rule uncontested. Zeus believed that Kratos fulfilled the prophecy of one of his children betraying him, but it was Athena who was the betrayer all along. Kratos was set off by her actions.]]
14th Aug '15 2:15:54 AM Morgenthaler
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* In ''Film/DeathWish 4: The Crackdown'', Kersey finds out the rich man who offered him assistance to take out the drug dealers, [[spoiler: wasn't a corporate executive, the person he impersonated was out of the country for several months, the man he dealt with was really the rival of the other dealers, and was basically using Kersey to eliminate the competition. Please note that this plot twist appeared earlier in The Saint in New York and The Saint Meets a Phantom]].

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* In ''Film/DeathWish 4: The Crackdown'', ''Film/DeathWish4TheCrackdown'', Kersey finds out the rich man who offered him assistance to take out the drug dealers, [[spoiler: wasn't a corporate executive, the person he impersonated was out of the country for several months, the man he dealt with was really the rival of the other dealers, and was basically using Kersey to eliminate the competition. Please note that this plot twist appeared earlier in The Saint in New York and The Saint Meets a Phantom]].
14th Aug '15 2:14:55 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheManCalledFlintstone'': Fred finds out that The Green Goose, nefarious James Bond villain he's been after is actually Agent XXX (not to be confused with Vin Diesel or Ice Cube).
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheManCalledFlintstone'': Fred finds out that The Green Goose, nefarious James Bond villain he's been after is actually Agent XXX (not to be confused with Vin Diesel or Ice Cube).
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14th Aug '15 2:14:25 AM Morgenthaler
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* WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones: In ''Film/TheManCalledFlintstone'' [[spoiler: Fred finds out that The Green Goose, nefarious James Bond villain he's been after is actually Agent XXX (not to be confused with Vin Diesel or Ice Cube)]].

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* WesternAnimation/TheFlintstones: In ''Film/TheManCalledFlintstone'' [[spoiler: ''WesternAnimation/TheManCalledFlintstone'': Fred finds out that The Green Goose, nefarious James Bond villain he's been after is actually Agent XXX (not to be confused with Vin Diesel or Ice Cube)]].Cube).
10th May '15 2:28:42 PM Korodzik
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* ''VideoGame/{{Strife}}'': Macil apparently sent you after the pieces of the Sigil to acquire the complete artifact and free the One God, though he was obviously insane and possessed by a Spectre, so he might have originally had honest intentions before he got possessed. And the Oracle (in the "bad" story branch) does the same thing, sending you after the Sigil pieces and finally mocking you for falling for its ruse. In the bad ending, it's also strongly implied that your MissionControl, Blackbird, was actually the [[BigBad Entity]] manipulating you into acquiring the Sigil and using it to free the Entity.
24th Dec '14 1:59:20 PM Morgenthaler
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* As Jack is bargaining with Barbossa for Will's life in the fantasy film ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl'', and to destroy the men of the ''Dauntless'' (more or less), plus getting to sail the ''Pearl'' again as captain, Will bursts out "You've been planning this from the beginning!"

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* As Jack is bargaining with Barbossa for Will's life in the fantasy film ''Franchise/PiratesOfTheCaribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl'', ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbeanTheCurseOfTheBlackPearl'', and to destroy the men of the ''Dauntless'' (more or less), plus getting to sail the ''Pearl'' again as captain, Will bursts out "You've been planning this from the beginning!"
16th Oct '14 3:07:10 PM MisterCPC
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* In the seventh season of ''Series/TwentyFour'' [[spoiler: Tony turns out to be playing everyone at the end of the season. Everything he was doing with Jack, Chloe, and the FBI was all to obtain a bio-engineered virus that the terrorist cell he was working with wanted obtain, but then it turns out at the very end that everything he was doing for them was to get in good graces with and meet their ringleader so he could kill him.]]

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* In the seventh season of ''Series/TwentyFour'' [[spoiler: Tony turns out to be playing everyone at the end of the season. Everything he was doing with Him warning Jack, Chloe, and the FBI about an attack and Washington D.C. and working with them to stop it was all to obtain a bio-engineered virus that the terrorist cell he was working with wanted obtain, but then it turns out at the very end that everything he was doing that for them was all to get in good graces with and meet their ringleader so he could kill him.him since said ringleader had masterminded the death of his pregnant wife.]]
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