Playing With / Non-Human Lover Reveal

Basic Trope: A seemingly relatively ordinary couple. But then one discovers that the other isn't human.
  • Straight: Bob meets Alice at high school and they start dating. Then he finds out she's a Humanoid Alien.
  • Exaggerated: Bob is the Victorious Childhood Friend of Alice, who's very plain and doesn't really have any standout characteristics. Despite dating her for a decade, he just recently found out that she has an even less attractive side.
  • Downplayed: Alice is a member of a Witch Species, so she's mostly human, but a bit different.
  • Justified: Alice's form has no clear difference from a normal human girl's. And whatever Alice really is, it isn't something common. So Bob has no reason to suspect that Alice may not be a human.
  • Inverted: Bob is dating Alice and her behavior makes him suspect that there is something wrong with her. It turns out that Alice is normal, but Bob himself is the Ninja Pirate Zombie Robot.
  • Subverted: Bob is dating Alice and her behavior makes him suspect that there is something wrong with her. It turns out that she's simply a Cosplay Otaku Girl with weird behavior.
  • Double Subverted: However, it's revealed later that Alice is unaware of her alien gene.
  • Parodied: Alice is a Starfish Alien, yet Bob think she's human. He claims the poor girl simply has a severe case of deformation, and shouts angrily at anyone who tries to point out that humans do not have tentacles.
  • Zig Zagged: Bob's girlfriend is Alice, who seems to be just a normal girl. Then she starts acting weird and Bob suspects her of being an alien. Turns out that she simply got into a weird cult. Bob tries to get her out of the cult, but she can't since the cultists claim she's their goddess. After some investigation, it turn out that goddess is merely a rank of the cultists. Except it's soon revealed that goddess rank cultists are candidates of those who bear the essence of the Goddess. It took a while before Bob can confirm that the whole Goddess thing is merely propaganda from the cult leader. When the cult leader sends assassins after him, however, Alice quickly repels them with alien technology and explains how she and her parents came from a distant world across the galaxy. Alice's parents soon tell Bob a secret, Alice is really just an Earthling girl they adopted when she was just a baby. Aside from knowledge of operating alien devices, there's nothing special about her at all.
  • Averted: Alice is a normal Earthling girl.
  • Enforced: ???
  • Lampshaded: "I finally meet the right girl, and she's from another planet!"
  • Invoked: ???
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied: To avoid drama, Alice doesn't date Earth men.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: "Five bucks says the guy in this movie hooks up with the alien in disguise."
  • Deconstructed: The Reveal is too much for Bob and he runs away from Alice...or even Goes Mad From The Revelation.
  • Reconstructed: But after taking some time to think about it, Bob has come to the conclusion that aside from being an alien, Alice is really the perfect girl for him. She's still the same cute girl who tries her best to please him. He quickly returns to her and mends the relationship.

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