''Those who forget their history are bound to repeat it. Stare into the abyss and the abyss will stare back. Light learns this too late to count...''

''[[http://arysthae-niru.deviantart.com/art/Hypocrite-341829215 Hypocrite]]'' by [[http://arysthae-niru.deviantart.com/ Arysthae-niru]] is a ''Manga/DeathNote'' fanfic set in the second arc of the anime.

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!! ''Hypocrite'' provides examples of:
* {{Angst}}
* AntagonistInMourning: [[spoiler: Light for L.]]
* BackStory: the narrative relates a Yagami family vacation to Germany.
* ChronicVillainy: [[spoiler: Light might [[HeelRealization have recognized the hypocrisy of his actions]] but he's already set in his path.]]
* ComeBackToBedHoney: Misa to Light.
* DontTellMama: Light with his parents, even long before becoming Kira. [[spoiler: Light makes Sayu promise to never tell their parents that they visisted Dachau.]]
* EvenEvilHasStandards: [[spoiler: Light is sickend at the thought of being compared to Hitler.]]
* FoeRomanceSubtext: Light and L
* GodwinsLaw: Though it's a more valid use of the argument than is typically seen. You know who else killed "undesirables"...?
* HeWhoFightsMonsters: Light
* HeelRealization: [[spoiler: Light]]
* {{Hypocrite}}: [[TitleDrop It's in the title.]]
* ISeeThemToo: [[spoiler: Ryuk informs Light that he sees L too.]]
* {{Irony}}
* KnightTemplar: team Kira.
* TheMirrorShowsYourTrueSelf
* OurGhostsAreDifferent
* TheLostLenore: [[spoiler: L]]
* TheNotLoveInterest: Light reflects that his [[TheRival annoying, sibling-like relationship]] with L was the closest he'd ever come to love.
* ObliviousToLove: Light.
* OfficialCouple: Light and Misa
* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: [[spoiler: L is impassioned as a ghost as he never was in life.]] This more than anything else convinces Light that this is serious and this is real.
* StalkingIsLove: Light is flattered that L might be stalking him [[spoiler: from beyond the grave.]]
* ThroughTheEyesOfMadness: when Light starts seeing [[spoiler: L's ghost]] following him around, Light begins to question his sanity.
* VillainousCrush: Light with L.
* WouldBeRudeToSayGenocide: Kira prefers to call it "justice."
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