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The Not-to-Be-Named-One, not being named, is difficult to identify.

"Usually called The Doctor, or the Caretaker, or Get Off This Planet...though strictly speaking that isn't a name."
Doctor Who, "The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe"

There's no telling, of course, no finding him until he chooses to find you. For of course, when he learned this great secret of eating names, of biting chunks of reality itself free from the world and gulping them down, the first name he surely must have eaten was his own.
—The Story Of The Eater, Vampire: The Masquerade - Clanbook: Malkavian (Revised)

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32. People’s names are assigned at birth.
33. OK, maybe not at birth, but at least pretty close to birth.
34. Alright, alright, within a year or so of birth.
35. Five years?
36. You’re kidding me, right?

The cowboy's name was not Buddy Carson.
The cowboy didn't have a name, not now. There might have been one a long time ago, but if there was then it had been lost to him for many years. His new life began on the day he awoke in the middle of the Nevada desert wearing ragged clothes, and with tumors on his skin.
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