Our Kickstarter campaign has received $74,000 from over 2,000 backers! TV Tropes 2.0 is coming. There is no stopping it now. We have 4 days left. At $75K we can also develop an API and at $100K the tropes web series will be produced. View the project here and discuss here.
Basic Trope: Character who knows important information and/or holds a Plot Coupon doesn't reveal because they weren't asked for/about it.
Straight: Hiro is collecting the Seven Orbs of Wonder, but can't find a key to the shrine where the Orb of Crimson Flame is held. Turns out his companion Ichigo's pendant opens the shrine. When he asks why she didn't tell him, she replies "You Didn't Ask."