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* '''Inverted''': Despite being a secret agent, Bob has no issue showing his face.

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* '''Inverted''': Despite being a secret agent, Bob has no issue showing wears thick armor that conceals his face.height and build, but leaves his face exposed.


'''Basic Trope''': Bob's face is always hidden, either by mask or shadow.
* '''Straight''': Alice meets up with Bob, who hides his face by shadow or mask.

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'''Basic Trope''': Bob's face is always hidden, either by mask a mask, shadows or shadow.
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* '''Straight''': Alice meets up with Bob, who hides his face by shadow or mask.standing partly in shadow.



** Bob's face is seen, but it is often either very rarely seen or partially obscured.

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** Bob's face is seen, but it is often either very rarely seen or always partially obscured.


* '''Downplayed''': Bob's face is seen, but it is often either very rarely seen or partially obscured.

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* '''Downplayed''': '''Downplayed''':
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Bob's face is seen, but it is often either very rarely seen or partially obscured.obscured.
** Only a part of Bob's face is ever seen, like his mouth or eyes.

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** Bob's face is so disfigured that if anyone were to look at it directly it would scare them to death.


* '''Exaggerated''': Bob [[TheBlank doesn't have a face]] or is TheGhost.

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* '''Exaggerated''': '''Exaggerated''':
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Bob [[TheBlank doesn't have a face]] or is TheGhost.face.]]
** TheGhost


* '''Exaggerated''': Bob [[TheBlank doesn't have a face]] or is [TheGhost].

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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob [[TheBlank doesn't have a face]] or is [TheGhost].TheGhost.


* '''Exaggerated''': Bob [[TheBlank doesn't have a face]].

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* '''Exaggerated''': Bob [[TheBlank doesn't have a face]].face]] or is [TheGhost].


* '''Invoked''': Bob is attempting to BecomeTheMask.

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* '''Invoked''': Bob is attempting can't reveal his identity, but he still needs to BecomeTheMask.relay an important piece of info to the investigators.


* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': ???
* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Zig Zagged''': ???
Bob's mask is removed, but it turns out that Bob had an alibi for the last time the mask appeared. Later, the masked person appears while Bob is in the room. Then it turns out that that masked person is also Bob underneath the mask, because they are a CloneArmy.
* '''Averted''': ???
The viewer knew who was the murderer to begin with.
* '''Enforced''': ???We can't show who TheMole is yet, so we have to have something covering his face.



* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Invoked''': ???
Bob is attempting to BecomeTheMask.
* '''Exploited''': ???
"You wouldn't have investigated the issue if some random guy had just walked up to you and given you the info! Now a [[AddedAlliterativeAppeal mysterious masked man]], that made it interesting."
* '''Defied''': ???
Bob just walks up to the investigators and gives them the info.
* '''Discussed''': ???
"And I suppose whoever gave you that order was standing in a darkened walkway with shadows over his face and a whispery voice, right?"
* '''Conversed''': ???"Does he have a super power to summon shadows around his face or something?"


** Bob, being self conscious, uses shadows [[ThePhantomOfTheOpera or masks]] to hide facial damage.

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** Bob, being self conscious, uses shadows [[ThePhantomOfTheOpera [[Franchise/ThePhantomOfTheOpera or masks]] to hide facial damage.


* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob's face is seen, but it is often either very rarely seen or partially obscured.

Added DiffLines:

**The story is being told by a narrator who remembers everything about Bob, except for his face.


* '''Subverted''':
** Bob starts in the shadows, but [[EmergingFromTheShadows later steps into the light]] [[RuleOfDrama for a dramatic face reveal.]]
** '''Double Subverted''': ...only to show [[TheBlank he has no face to reveal.]]

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* '''Subverted''':
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'''Subverted''': Bob starts in the shadows, but [[EmergingFromTheShadows later steps into the light]] [[RuleOfDrama for a dramatic face reveal.]]
** * '''Double Subverted''': ...only to show [[TheBlank he has no face to reveal.]]


* '''Lampshaded''': "Is Bob self conscious about his face or something?"
* '''Justified''': Bob is TheMole, and needs to hide his identity.

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* '''Lampshaded''': "Is Bob self conscious about his face or something?"
'''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Bob is TheMole, and needs to hide his identity.



* '''Subverted''': Bob starts in the shadows, but [[EmergingFromTheShadows later steps into the light]] [[RuleOfDrama for a dramatic face reveal.]]

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* '''Subverted''': '''Inverted''': Despite being a secret agent, Bob has no issue showing his face.
* '''Subverted''':
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Bob starts in the shadows, but [[EmergingFromTheShadows later steps into the light]] [[RuleOfDrama for a dramatic face reveal.]]



* '''Parodied''': Bob removes a mask, only to show [[RecursiveReality he wears yet another mask underneath.]]

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Bob removes a mask, only to show [[RecursiveReality he wears yet another mask underneath.]]



* '''Inverted''': Despite being a secret agent, Bob has no issue showing his face.

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* '''Inverted''': Despite being a secret agent, '''Zig Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': ???
* '''Enforced''': ???
* '''Lampshaded''': "Is
Bob has no issue showing self conscious about his face.face or something?"
* '''Invoked''': ???
* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': ???
* '''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''': ???
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
%%* '''Played For Laughs''': ???
%%* '''Played For Drama''': ???


* '''Subverted''': Bob starts in the shadows, but steps into the light [[RuleOfDrama for a dramatic entrance.]]

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* '''Subverted''': Bob starts in the shadows, but [[EmergingFromTheShadows later steps into the light light]] [[RuleOfDrama for a dramatic entrance.face reveal.]]



* '''Parodied''': Bob removes a mask, only to show he wears yet another mask underneath.

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* '''Parodied''': Bob removes a mask, only to show [[RecursiveReality he wears yet another mask underneath.]]

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