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15th Mar '17 7:53:44 PM Discar
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* ''Literature/WordsOfRadiance'' (second book of ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive''): In the flashbacks, Shallan's father has four sons, until he decides that he only has three because the oldest did something unforgivable.
13th Mar '17 7:37:57 PM Kurotalia44
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** A brotherly example is with Dustpelt and Ravenpaw. According to WordOfGod, Duustpelt is embarrassed of Ravenpaw's personality and refuses to admit they're brothers.

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** A brotherly example is with Dustpelt and Ravenpaw. According to WordOfGod, Duustpelt Dustpelt is embarrassed of Ravenpaw's personality and refuses to admit they're brothers.
20th Dec '16 7:04:56 AM DaibhidC
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* Subverted at the end of the Discworld novel ''Discworld/TheTruth'', when William [[spoiler: confronts his father Lord De Wyrd after having exposed the latter man's conspiracy to remove Vetinari from power, and spills out a bunch of jewels, saying that he's paying back the cost of raising him, so they will no longer be related. His father refuses the gesture and as he heads off into unofficial exile announces that William is most ''definitely'' a De Wyrd.]]

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* Subverted at the end of the Discworld novel ''Discworld/TheTruth'', when William [[spoiler: confronts his father Lord De Wyrd Worde after having exposed the latter man's conspiracy to remove Vetinari from power, and spills out a bunch of jewels, saying that he's paying back the cost of raising him, so they will no longer be related. His father refuses the gesture and as he heads off into unofficial exile announces that William is most ''definitely'' a De Wyrd.Worde.]]
4th Nov '16 5:12:01 PM Geoduck
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* Subverted at the end of the Discworld novel ''Discworld/TheTruth'', when William confronts his father Lord De Wyrd after having exposed the latter man's conspiracy to remove Vetinari from power, and spills out a bunch of jewels, saying that he's paying back the cost of raising him, so they will no longer be related. His father refuses the gesture and as he heads off into unofficial exile announces that William is most ''definitely'' a De Wyrd.

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* Subverted at the end of the Discworld novel ''Discworld/TheTruth'', when William [[spoiler: confronts his father Lord De Wyrd after having exposed the latter man's conspiracy to remove Vetinari from power, and spills out a bunch of jewels, saying that he's paying back the cost of raising him, so they will no longer be related. His father refuses the gesture and as he heads off into unofficial exile announces that William is most ''definitely'' a De Wyrd.]]
4th Nov '16 5:10:44 PM Geoduck
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* Subverted at the end of the Discworld novel ''Discworld/TheTruth'', when William confronts his father Lord De Wyrd after having exposed the latter man's conspiracy to remove Vetinari from power, and spills out a bunch of jewels, saying that he's paying back the cost of raising him, so they will no longer be related. His father refuses the gesture and as he heads off into unofficial exile announces that William is most ''definitely'' a De Wyrd.
13th Jul '16 7:10:06 PM Adept
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* In ''Literature/TheMurderOnTheLinks'' Madame Renaud disowns her son Jack for being involved in his father's murder, and promises she would forbid Jack to touch the inheritance of Paul Renaud. [[spoiler:It's actually a ruse to lure Marthe, who had murdered Paul so that she can get his inheritance via marrying Jack.]]
9th Mar '16 9:17:03 PM mlsmithca
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*** Ironically enough, another character states that Tyrion is Tywin's only true son, due to their [[TheChessmaster extremely manipulative natures]].
*** Tywin refuses to speak with her for a very long time after she makes this observation.

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*** ** Ironically enough, another character states that Tyrion is Tywin's only true son, due to their [[TheChessmaster extremely manipulative natures]].
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natures]]. Tywin refuses to speak with her for a very long time after she makes this observation.
10th Feb '16 4:16:45 PM sgamer82
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* In the ''Franchise/StarWars'' ExpandedUniverse, Han Solo says this to his son Jacen after the latter [[FaceHeelTurn turns to the Dark Side]].
21st Nov '15 4:55:07 PM nombretomado
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* This was actually the title of an early-1970s-vintage ''{{Doonesbury}}'' paperback; it quoted the punchline of one of the included strips, an exclamation by "Marvelous Mark" Slackmeyer's father.

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* This was actually the title of an early-1970s-vintage ''{{Doonesbury}}'' ''ComicStrip/{{Doonesbury}}'' paperback; it quoted the punchline of one of the included strips, an exclamation by "Marvelous Mark" Slackmeyer's father.
25th Oct '15 5:43:07 PM nombretomado
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* In L. Jagi Lamplighter's ''[[ProsperosDaughter Prospero Lost]]'', when Miranda appeals to Theo on the grounds his brother is poisoned and dying, Theo says he has no brother.
* In GoneWithTheWind, middle daughter Suellen has been brow-beating her dementia-stricken father into signing a document proclaiming his loyalty to the Union, thus enabling the family to receive restitution for loss of property. This would be a major affront to any hard-core Southerner, but Suellen is taking advantage of her father's weak mind in order to accomplish this. However, just as he's about to sign the papers, she slips up, revealing what they are. This is enough to snap her father out of his dementia, confront her over what she's done and declare, "You're no daughter of mine!" before storming out.

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* In L. Jagi Lamplighter's ''[[ProsperosDaughter ''[[Literature/ProsperosDaughter Prospero Lost]]'', when Miranda appeals to Theo on the grounds his brother is poisoned and dying, Theo says he has no brother.
* In GoneWithTheWind, ''Literature/GoneWithTheWind'', middle daughter Suellen has been brow-beating her dementia-stricken father into signing a document proclaiming his loyalty to the Union, thus enabling the family to receive restitution for loss of property. This would be a major affront to any hard-core Southerner, but Suellen is taking advantage of her father's weak mind in order to accomplish this. However, just as he's about to sign the papers, she slips up, revealing what they are. This is enough to snap her father out of his dementia, confront her over what she's done and declare, "You're no daughter of mine!" before storming out.
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