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** In Film/TheLastJedi, Kylo Ren claims that part of the reason he turned to the Dark Side was that Luke tried to kill him in his sleep. When confronted about this, Luke admits that he almost did after already sensing the darkness within him, but stopped himself at the last minute. He then explains that it's not like Kylo could actually tell the difference, considering he woke up and saw Luke still holding his lightsaber near him, so of course he would retaliate in self-defense.

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** In Film/TheLastJedi, Kylo Ren claims that part of the reason he turned to the Dark Side was that Luke tried to kill him in his sleep. When confronted about this, Luke admits that he almost did after already sensing the darkness within him, but stopped himself at the last minute. He then explains The problem was that Kylo had already woken up and saw him with his lightsaber still on, so he of course retaliated in self-defense. As far as they're all concerned, Kylo wasn't so much lying as he was [[RashomonStyle simply explaining what he saw through his own perspective]], and it's not like Kylo could actually he would've been able to tell the difference, considering he woke up and saw Luke still holding his lightsaber near him, so of course he would retaliate in self-defense.difference.


** In Film/TheLastJedi, Kylo Ren claims that part of the reason he turned to the Dark Side was that Luke tried to kill him in his sleep. When confronted about this, Luke admits that he almost did after already sensing the darkness within him, but stopped himself at the last minute. As he further explains however, it's not like Kylo would have actually known that part, considering he woke up and saw Luke with his lightsaber still on, so of course he would retaliate in self-defense.

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** In Film/TheLastJedi, Kylo Ren claims that part of the reason he turned to the Dark Side was that Luke tried to kill him in his sleep. When confronted about this, Luke admits that he almost did after already sensing the darkness within him, but stopped himself at the last minute. As he further He then explains however, that it's not like Kylo would have could actually known that part, tell the difference, considering he woke up and saw Luke with still holding his lightsaber still on, near him, so of course he would retaliate in self-defense.

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** In Film/TheLastJedi, Kylo Ren claims that part of the reason he turned to the Dark Side was that Luke tried to kill him in his sleep. When confronted about this, Luke admits that he almost did after already sensing the darkness within him, but stopped himself at the last minute. As he further explains however, it's not like Kylo would have actually known that part, considering he woke up and saw Luke with his lightsaber still on, so of course he would retaliate in self-defense.


** This crops up in respect to historical events as well, largely because [[spoiler:Serios has been massaging the truth across centuries to keep herself in power and Fodlan at a technology level she can control.]]

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** This crops up in respect to historical events as well, largely because [[spoiler:Serios has been massaging the truth across centuries to keep herself in power of the War Of Heroes and Fodlan at a technology level she can control.Crests to protect the last few Nabateans. To make matters worse, the only other source of information on events back then, Those Who Slither, do the same, but is intentionally deceptive.]]

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* ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThreeHouses'' has plenty of exposition that is technically true, but framed very differently, in large part because which house's story route you're on can drastically change what information is available to the characters. For example, in most routes, Seteth will claim [[spoiler:Edelgard took the Imperial throne in a bloodless coup]]. This isn't wrong, but playing that character's route will reveal [[spoiler:Edelgard politely asked her terminally ill father to hand over power, which he did willingly; Edelgard then promptly arrested any dissidents because she's acutely aware how little she could trust her own court, hence the "coup" rumor]].
** This crops up in respect to historical events as well, largely because [[spoiler:Serios has been massaging the truth across centuries to keep herself in power and Fodlan at a technology level she can control.]]


*** From the same film, [[spoiler:Harrison/Khan]] demands that Spock hand over the prototype torpedoes [[spoiler: doubling as cryogenic storage pods for his fellow Augments]]. Spock gives his word that [[InformedAttribute Vulcans do not lie]] and beams the torpedoes aboard the other ship [[spoiler: fully armed and seconds away from detonating, but with the Augments safely removed.]]

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*** From the same film, [[spoiler:Harrison/Khan]] demands that Spock hand over [[spoiler:Khan]] has the prototype ''Enterprise'' at his mercy and wants his crew, who he had hidden in torpedoes [[spoiler: doubling as cryogenic storage pods for his fellow Augments]]. Spock gives his word that [[InformedAttribute before the film, back:
---> '''[[spoiler:Harrison/Khan:]]''' "I see all 72 torpedoes are still in their tubes. If they're not mine, Commander, I will know it."
---> '''Spock:''' "[[InformedAttribute
Vulcans do not lie]] lie]]. The Torpedoes are yours".
[[spoiler:Khan]] accepts this
and beams the torpedoes aboard the other his ship [[spoiler: fully Spock did not mention that he had already had Khan's crew of Augments removed from the torpedoes, and that the torpedoes were armed and seconds away from detonating, but with the Augments safely removed.detonating.]]


** [[RunningGag Given a further nod]] in ''Film/StarTrekIntoDarkness'', when Spock and Kirk are being dressed down by Admiral Pike. When Spock cites his LoopholeAbuse, Pike angrily dismisses it as a technicality. Spock counters that, as a Vulcan, he is quite familiar with technicalities.

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** [[RunningGag Given a further nod]] in ''Film/StarTrekIntoDarkness'', when Spock and Kirk are being dressed down by Admiral Pike. When Spock cites his LoopholeAbuse, Pike angrily dismisses it as a technicality. Spock counters that, as a "I am Vulcan, he is quite familiar with technicalities.sir. We embrace technicality."


** The quest "Temple at Senntisten" begins with Azzanadra trying to gain permission from the Digsite administrators to restore a long-abandoned temple of Zaros. You have to convince the administrators that Azzanadra's human disguise is a respectable archaeologist and worth entrusting with the project by... creatively rephrasing his expertise in ancient magicks and pyramid interiors, to omit the part where he's actually a Mahjarrat who was [[SealedBadassInACan sealed in said pyramid]] untold centuries ago for practicing said ancient magicks.

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** The quest "Temple at Senntisten" begins with Azzanadra trying to gain permission from the Digsite administrators to restore a long-abandoned temple of Zaros. You have to convince the administrators that Azzanadra's human disguise is a respectable archaeologist and worth entrusting with the project by... creatively rephrasing ''creatively rephrasing'' his expertise in ancient magicks and pyramid interiors, to omit the part where he's actually a Mahjarrat who was [[SealedBadassInACan sealed in said pyramid]] untold centuries ago for [[PersonOfMassDestruction practicing said ancient magicks.magicks]].

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** The quest "Temple at Senntisten" begins with Azzanadra trying to gain permission from the Digsite administrators to restore a long-abandoned temple of Zaros. You have to convince the administrators that Azzanadra's human disguise is a respectable archaeologist and worth entrusting with the project by... creatively rephrasing his expertise in ancient magicks and pyramid interiors, to omit the part where he's actually a Mahjarrat who was [[SealedBadassInACan sealed in said pyramid]] untold centuries ago for practicing said ancient magicks.


** Near the end of the first game, Saturos offers to exchange captive Sheba's safety for Ivan's [[OrphansPlotTrinket Shaman Rod]]. When your party gives up the Rod, Saturos turns around and orders Felix to bodyguard Sheba with his life-- he never said anything about setting her ''free'', just that he would ensure her safety. [[note]]since Sheba starts the next game enthusiastic about continuing Saturos's mission, it's also possible that if she'd been set free she would have joined him willingly[[/note]]



* In ''VideoGame/Persona5'', The CorruptPolitician BigBad Masayoshi Shido [[spoiler:claims that he's NotSoDifferent from the Phantom Thieves that they wanted to reform society and asks him to join them. While it's obviously a ruse, he's actually trying to reform society by getting himself elected....but if he gets elected, he will turn Japan into a dictatorship and there will be hell for it alongside the world.]]

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* In ''VideoGame/Persona5'', The CorruptPolitician BigBad Masayoshi Shido [[spoiler:claims that he's NotSoDifferent from the Phantom Thieves that they wanted to reform society and asks him to join them. While it's obviously a ruse, he's actually trying to reform society by getting himself elected....elected... but if he gets elected, he will turn Japan into a dictatorship and there will be hell for it alongside the world.]]


** In the [[Film/SawI first film]], Lawrence says newspapers started calling the BigBad the Jigsaw Killer is inaccurate, because technically speaking, he never killed anyone directly; he just puts them in situations where death is very likely. The point is really moot, as almost any jurisdiction would consider putting somebody in such a situation to be murder. ''Film/SawII'' does at least have the {{Jerkass}} detective hero calls Jigsaw out on this defense: "putting a gun to someone's head and forcing him to pull the trigger is still murder." Plus, that ignores the very first movie, in which Jigsaw lures Detective Sing into a hallway and into a shotgun trap, resulting in his death, which was preceded by a very straightforward attempt to murder Detective Tapp by cutting his throat.

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** In the [[Film/SawI first film]], Lawrence says that newspapers started calling the BigBad the Jigsaw Killer is inaccurate, because technically speaking, he never killed anyone directly; he just puts them in situations where death is very likely. The point is really moot, as almost any jurisdiction would consider putting somebody in such a situation to be murder. ''Film/SawII'' does at least have the {{Jerkass}} detective hero calls Jigsaw out on this defense: "putting a gun to someone's head and forcing him to pull the trigger is still murder." Plus, that ignores the very first movie, in which Jigsaw lures Detective Sing into a hallway and into a shotgun trap, resulting in his death, which was preceded by a very straightforward attempt to murder Detective Tapp by cutting his throat.

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* The saying "a verbal contract isn't worth the paper it's written on". While it may seem like nonsense, if you are trying to say a verbal contract is worthless it acutally makes perfect sense [[DontExplainTheJoke as it's not written on any paper]].


** In the [[Film/SawI first film]], Lawrence says [[BigBad that the Jigsaw Killer]] is, technically speaking, "not a murderer" because he never kills anyone directly; he just puts them in situations where death is very likely. The point is really moot, as almost any jurisdiction would consider putting somebody in such a situation to be murder. ''Film/SawII'' does at least have the {{Jerkass}} detective hero calls Jigsaw out on this defense: "putting a gun to someone's head and forcing him to pull the trigger is still murder." Plus, that ignores the very first movie, in which Jigsaw lures Detective Sing into a hallway and into a shotgun trap, resulting in his death, which was preceded by a very straightforward attempt to murder Detective Tapp by cutting his throat.

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** In the [[Film/SawI first film]], Lawrence says [[BigBad that newspapers started calling the BigBad the Jigsaw Killer]] is, Killer is inaccurate, because technically speaking, "not a murderer" because he never kills killed anyone directly; he just puts them in situations where death is very likely. The point is really moot, as almost any jurisdiction would consider putting somebody in such a situation to be murder. ''Film/SawII'' does at least have the {{Jerkass}} detective hero calls Jigsaw out on this defense: "putting a gun to someone's head and forcing him to pull the trigger is still murder." Plus, that ignores the very first movie, in which Jigsaw lures Detective Sing into a hallway and into a shotgun trap, resulting in his death, which was preceded by a very straightforward attempt to murder Detective Tapp by cutting his throat.


* ''Film/CaptainMarvel'' reveals how the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse version of Nick Fury lost his eye. In Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier, Fury tells Captain America that he lost his eye to someone he trusted, but [[spoiler: he actually lost it to an alien cat that he adored, making his earlier statement this.]]

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* ''Film/CaptainMarvel'' ''Film/CaptainMarvel2019'' reveals how the Franchise/MarvelCinematicUniverse version of Nick Fury lost his eye. In Film/CaptainAmericaTheWinterSoldier, Fury tells Captain America that he lost his eye to someone he trusted, but [[spoiler: he actually lost it to an alien cat that he adored, making his earlier statement this.]]

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*** Obi-wan's answer to Luke's question makes more sense in the context of Luke's question: "How did my father die?" Even before Obi-wan told him about Darth Vader, Luke had already written off his father as dead.

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