->''"Curse your sudden but inevitable betrayal!"''
-->-- '''Wash''', ''Series/{{Firefly}}''

''How characters betray each other's [[PowerOfTrust trust]].'' Usually a PlotTwist of some kind, [[AllThereIsToKnowAboutTheCryingGame except]] [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil when]] [[ItWasHisSled it]] [[TheUntwist isn't]].

Contrast ATrustingIndex and LoyaltyTropes.

'''Of course, [[Administrivia/HandlingSpoilers beware of spoilers in these tropes]].'''

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Related:
+ DisguiseTropes
+ HeelFaceIndex
+ FriendlyFireIndex
]

!!Tropes

* AssassinsAreAlwaysBetrayed
* BackstabbingTheAlphaBitch
* BecauseYouCanCope
* BetrayalInsurance
* BigBadFriend
* BlackShirt
* BodyguardBetrayal
* CategoryTraitor
* CavalryBetrayal
* CavalryRefusal
* ChronicBackstabbingDisorder
* ConflictingLoyalty
* TheCorruptible
* DangerousDeserter
* DeadPersonImpersonation
* DeceptiveDisciple
* DeceptiveLegacy
* DefectingForLove
* DevourTheDragon
* DisguisedHostageGambit
* TheDogBitesBack
* DoubleAgent
** DoubleReverseQuadrupleAgent
* EtTuBrute
* EvilFormerFriend
* FaceHeelTurn
** FaceMonsterTurn
** HeelFaceTurn
** HeelFaceBrainwashing
** HazyFeelTurn
** HeelFaceRevolvingDoor
** HeelFaceDoorSlam
* FalseFriend
* FalseInnocenceTrick
* FailureToSaveMurder
* FakeDefector
* TheFarmerAndTheViper
* FeedTheMole
* FindingJudas
* GoingNative
* GoldFever
* TheHeretic
* HeroicTeamRevolt
* ICanRuleAlone
* ISurrenderSuckers
* IWillPunishYourFriendForYourFailure
* InstantAllegianceArtifact
* InTheBack
* LeaveBehindAPistol
* LesCollaborateurs
* LoveInterestTraitor
* LoveMakesYouEvil
* LovableTraitor
* LuredIntoATrap
* LyingFingerCross
* MistreatmentInducedBetrayal
* TheMole
** HeelFaceMole
** MoleInCharge
** ReverseMole
* TheMutiny
** AntiMutiny
* NoHonorAmongThieves
* ObviousJudas
* ParentalBetrayal
* PleaseShootTheMessenger
* APupilOfMineUntilHeTurnedToEvil
* TheQuisling
* RebelliousRebel
* ReliableTraitor
* RenegadeSplinterFaction
* RewardedAsATraitorDeserves
* SexFaceTurn
* ShootTheBuilder
* ShootTheDangerousMinion
* SixthRangerTraitor
* TheStarscream
* StealingTheCredit
* TheStoolPigeon
* TeamKiller
* TraitorShot
* TranshumanTreachery
* TreacherousAdvisor
* TreacherousQuestGiver
* TreacheryCoverUp
* TroubleMagnetGambit
* TurnCoat
* UndercoverWhenAlone
* UnfriendlyFire
* UnwittingPawn
* TheUriahGambit
* TheUsurper
* VichyEarth
* WasItAllALie
** BecomingTheMask
* WelcomeBackTraitor
* WeUsedToBeFriends
* WoundedGazelleGambit
** PoliceBrutalityGambit
* WrongSideAllAlong
* YouSaidYouWouldLetThemGo
** ILied
*** DidYouActuallyBelieve
* YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness
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