"In movies and TV series about the paranormal, the stereotypical "skeptic" figure always seems to convert into a believer by the end. And why does this occur? Well, because in fiction, the author can control the laws of nature, and in these fictional narratives (which show an abundant lack of creativity), the supernatural always turns out to be real."
"You best start believing in ghost stories, Miss Turner... you're in one!"
— Captain Barbossa, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Rey: The Jedi were real?
Han Solo: I used to wonder about that myself. I thought it was a bunch of mumbo-jumbo. A magical power holding together good and evil, the dark side and light? The crazy thing is... it's true. The Force. The Jedi. All of it. It's all true.
Professor Morgan: It's the most fantastic thing I've ever heard!
The Doctor: But you're prepared to believe it, Professor?
Professor Morgan: [sighs] I've got to, haven't I, Doctor? I mean, after the events of the last couple of days, I'd say all bets are off.
10 sets of tracks 1/2 mile NE of canyon entrance. Barefoot???
Saw them through scope. Corpses walking around. Finally gone crazy. Dementia maybe.
I'm not crazy, they're real. Goddammit they are real.
—Randall Dean Clark's journals, Fallout: New Vegas: Honest Hearts
"All my life, I've been rational, never giving things like magic a second thought. But when the Shadow War happened, it jolted something in me. Opened my eyes! There's a world beyond textbooks and rational truths! One I'm compelled to know more about."
— Violet Sabrewing, DuckTales (2017), "Friendship Hates Magic!"