Laconic: Dark Messiah

Trope: A ruthless and often Ax-Crazy demagogue who obtains absolute power or otherwise secures the fanatical following of a substantial multitude by presenting himself/herself as a savior.

Video Game: Sorcerer's apprentice is sent on a MacGuffin hunt by way of a first-person brawler in the Heroes Of Might And Magic V universe.
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