It goes by many names: Schizophrenia, Multiple Personalities, or the more technically accurate Disassociative Identity Disorder. What it comes down to is that a pivotal character in a film or TV show was never really there. They helped the hero find their emotional strength or served as a scapegoat for the unspeakable acts the protagonist has committed, but in the end, they were nothing but a hallucination.

David Fincher’s classic film isn’t the only story that pulled a Fight Club. But even if the protagonist is revealed as mentally unstable straight off the bat, we can’t go around assuming that it’s always a Tyler Durden thing. That’s ...

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