He later freed his siblings and seized the throne himself, fulfilling the prophesy.
If your mind fills with negative thoughts about taking the exam, you run the risk of having a self-fulfilling prophesy.
The legend continues that Cronus heard a prophesy that he would be overthrown by his son as he had overthrown Uranus.
Modern believers in the prophesy point to the current debate about climate change and global warming as proof positive that the world is indeed heading for the kinds of changes that the Mayans predicted.
Qui-Gon suspects he is the Chosen One, whose coming was revealed in a prophesy to 'bring balance to the Force'.