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Playing the Player may refer to a number of things, such as:

  • Evil All Along: A character believed to be good is revealed to be evil.
  • Genre Shift: A work changes from one genre to another.
  • Good All Along: A character that is thought to be one of the bad guys turns out to have always been on the side of good.
  • Hope Spot: A character finds hope, but it doesn't last long.
  • The Mole: A hero or villain who is secretly working for the other side.
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  • Obliviously Evil: Being evil without realizing it.
  • Plot Twist: A sudden, unexpected development in the plot.
  • The Reveal: The big dramatic plot twist or revelation.
  • Tomato Surprise: A fundamental fact about the setting or characters is known to the characters, but withheld from the audience till the last minute.

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