Essential Third Act Twists

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An adaptation of Dresden Codak's "42 Essential 3rd Act Twists" comic, with links to their respective pages.


Peripeteia

Anagnorisis

Petard Hoist
Reverse
MacGuffin

Shyamalan
Double Subversion
Shyamalan
Deus Ex
Machina



Tragedy
DoubleCross.jpg
Incest.jpg
PetardHoist.jpg
ReverseMacguffin.jpg
DevilBackfires.jpg
DevilAutisticBoy.jpg
GrantsWishes.jpg



Thriller
VillainKidnapsSelf.jpg
StolenIdentity.jpg
DeathByPetard.jpg
BoringConspiracy.jpg
GovernmentInOnIt.jpg
GovernmentAustisticBoy.jpg
AustisticSolvesCrime.jpg



Science Fiction
FakedExtinction.jpg
AlienZoo.jpg
FoodEatsPeople.jpg
AlienPyramidScheme.jpg
RobotReveal.jpg
ReverseRobotReveal.jpg
GodFromMachine.jpg



Horror
VampiresRepelDaylight.jpg
GhostBoats.jpg
WerewolfFrankenstien.jpg
FrankenWolf.jpg
ItWasADream.jpg
ItWasntADream.jpg
LegendIgnored.jpg



Fantasy
DarkLordReasonable.jpg
DruidsLoseInterest.jpg
ChristAnalogyBackfires.jpg
SwordsReplaceFeelings.jpg
ToyActuallyWand.jpg
WandActuallyHandgun.jpg
Eagles.jpg



Mystery
SolvesOwnCrime.jpg
AllTheButlerDidIt.jpg
SchadenfreudeProvesUnruly.jpg
NecromancerSolvesCase.jpg
UnreliableNarrator-dc.jpg
UnreliableReader.jpg
GodDidIt.jpg