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* Mary Higgins Clark often uses this tactic also, right until the final confrontation.

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* Mary Higgins Clark Creator/MaryHigginsClark often uses this tactic also, right until the final confrontation.


* ''Film/StidentBodies'' has the killer, known as "The Breather", describe the action, at one point even directly addressing the audience to discuss the various suspects.

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* ''Film/StidentBodies'' ''Film/StudentBodies'' has the killer, known as "The Breather", describe the action, at one point even directly addressing the audience to discuss the various suspects.



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* ''Film/StidentBodies'' has the killer, known as "The Breather", describe the action, at one point even directly addressing the audience to discuss the various suspects.


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* The 2009 ''Film/SherlockHolmes'' cuts between Sherlock's investigations and the many unnatural killings committed by the villain, all without revealing how or why he committed the murders.

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* The 2009 ''Film/SherlockHolmes'' ''Film/SherlockHolmes2009'' cuts between Sherlock's investigations and the many unnatural killings committed by the villain, all without revealing how or why he committed the murders.



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* TheReveal at the very end of ''Literature/SixSuspects'' is written by the killer. They don't reveal their name, but their identity is made obvious in the last few paragraphs.


These chapters frequently describe in great, loving detail how much they lust after the heroine (or other target) and can't wait to fuck/torture and then kill them. They also give detail as to what information the killer has on the investigators on the case.

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These chapters frequently describe in great, loving detail how much they lust after the heroine (or other target) and can't wait to fuck/torture rape, torture, and then kill them. They also give detail as to what information the killer has on the investigators on the case.


* The HerculePoirot story "The ABC Murders", explicitly marked as not being from [[TheWatson Hastings']] narrative. [[spoiler: Subverted as he's only the UnwittingPawn to the real murderer.]]

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* The HerculePoirot Literature/HerculePoirot story "The ABC Murders", explicitly marked as not being from [[TheWatson Hastings']] narrative. [[spoiler: Subverted as he's only the UnwittingPawn to the real murderer.]]


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* {{Discussed}} by Blog/WorstMuse: "What if your narrator WERE the killer?!"


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* The opening number of ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}'' is sung by show's whole cast, and the end of the song reveals their relations to the title character. The last one to describe himself, and the one who narrates throughout the show, is Aaron Burr, the man who killed Hamilton in 1804.


John Sandford's Detective Lucas Davenport books (the Prey series) often switch the POV of chapters between Davenport and the latest serial killer to Prey on the Minneapolis St Paul area. Often the killer's POV chapters are highly disturbing, graphic, and bloody. But then again, so are Davenport's.

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* John Sandford's Detective Lucas Davenport books (the Prey series) often switch the POV of chapters between Davenport and the latest serial killer to Prey on the Minneapolis St Paul area. Often the killer's POV chapters are highly disturbing, graphic, and bloody. But then again, so are Davenport's.



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John Sandford's Detective Lucas Davenport books (the Prey series) often switch the POV of chapters between Davenport and the latest serial killer to Prey on the Minneapolis St Paul area. Often the killer's POV chapters are highly disturbing, graphic, and bloody. But then again, so are Davenport's.


* The opening number of ''Theatre/Hamilton'' is sung by show's whole cast, and the end of the song reveals their relations to the title character. The last one to describe himself, and the one who narrates throughout the show, is Aaron Burr, the man who killed Hamilton in 1804.

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* The opening number of ''Theatre/Hamilton'' ''Theatre/{{Hamilton}}'' is sung by show's whole cast, and the end of the song reveals their relations to the title character. The last one to describe himself, and the one who narrates throughout the show, is Aaron Burr, the man who killed Hamilton in 1804.


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* A variety of flashbacks in ''Film/TheDarkKnightRises'' deal with the origin of Bane and an unnamed person he befriended in his prison. That person turns out to be [[spoiler:Talia Al Ghul, the true leader of the League of Shadows who masterminded Bane's plan to control Gotham.]]




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* The 2009 ''Film/SherlockHolmes'' cuts between Sherlock's investigations and the many unnatural killings committed by the villain, all without revealing how or why he committed the murders.


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* ''Literature/HarryPotterAndTheOrderOfThePhoenix'' provides an in-universe example, wherein the title character has ominous dreams of some type of creature trying to break into a government facility. It turns out to be Voldemort's pet snake, Nagini, and the result of Harry's magical connection to the Dark Lord.

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* The opening number of ''Theatre/Hamilton'' is sung by show's whole cast, and the end of the song reveals their relations to the title character. The last one to describe himself, and the one who narrates throughout the show, is Aaron Burr, the man who killed Hamilton in 1804.

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* The DLC for ''VideoGame/AssassinsCreedSyndicate'' features brief interludes where the player controls Jack the Ripper, long before his identity is revealed at the DLC's end.

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* ''Film/KissTheGirls'', the film includes at least one voiceover monologue by Casanova, the unknown serial rapist/killer.

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