Joan of Arc lied to get into the military so that she could save people, and because it was illegal at the time for her [women] to join. [Jaune]
- What if Jaune’s family was trying to keep him from becoming a Huntsman?
Achilles hid as a woman to stay safe before falling in love with a woman there and marrying her before leaving [Pyrrha]
- What if Pyrrha is - while not hiding - hoping that crowds will protect her from the dangers of another combat school?
Mulan lied to get into the military so that she could save people for much the same reasons as Joan of Arc [aside from the whole divine vision thing]. She risked death to fight. [Ren]
- What if Ren was never supposed to leave home?
Thor dressed as a woman to save a person they cared dearly about [Nora]
- What if Nora joined up under false pretenses to save her best friend?