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The Tale
The Tale is the plot of a confidence game. It defines the ways in which The Mark will be duped. The terms Long Con and Short Con are related to the complexity of the tale. The slang term for these is a "gag."

See also The Con, Con Man.


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Stock SuperpowersNarrative DevicesThis Might Be an Index
Stock SuperpowersNarrative TropesTwist Ending

alternative title(s): Long Con; Tale
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