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19th Nov '16 8:02:55 PM lalalei2001
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* In ''Theatre/TheStrangeCaseOfDrJekyllAndMrHyde'', Helen's twin sister died the year before the play's events, leaving her feeling as if half of herself had died. She has a mark on her neck that appeared after her sister's death, which is suggested to be a psychosomatic expression of her grief.
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8th Nov '16 3:48:54 AM Hjortron18
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* The book "''Literature/IMissYouIMissYou''" opens with the character Tina telling the audience that her identical twin Cilla will soon die in a car accident and that this is not meant to be a surprising twist because the story is about Tina dealing with the loss of her sister.

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* The book "''Literature/IMissYouIMissYou''" ''Literature/IMissYouIMissYou'' opens with the character Tina telling the audience that her identical twin Cilla will soon die in a car accident and that this is not meant to be a surprising twist because the story stoa cry is about Tina dealing with the loss of her sister.
7th Nov '16 8:25:50 PM Hjortron18
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* The plot of [[Literature/IMissYouIMissYou I Miss You]] centers on this trope, as the movie follows 14 year old Tina whose identical twin Cilla is killed in a car accident.

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* The plot of [[Literature/IMissYouIMissYou ''[[Literature/IMissYouIMissYou I Miss You]] You]]'' centers on this trope, as the movie follows 14 year old Tina whose identical twin Cilla is killed in a car accident.
19th Sep '16 9:53:26 PM kazokuhouou
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* Itsuki in ''FatalFrame II'' definitely counts, to the point where he [[spoiler:helps Yae and Sae escape so as to not suffer his and his brother's fate, and then commits suicide once he thinks they've escaped.]] By the end of the game [[spoiler: Mio is, canonically, so traumatized by the death of Mayu]] it leads directly into the 3rd game's plot.

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* Itsuki in In ''FatalFrame II'' definitely counts, there's a ritual that, by default, produces these, since one twin must kill the other to appease the Hellish Abyss. Let's count the ways they produced Angsty Surviving Twins:
** Itsuki:
to the point where he [[spoiler:helps Yae and Sae escape so as to not suffer his and his brother's fate, and then commits suicide once he thinks they've escaped.]] By the end of the game ]]
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[[spoiler: Mio is, canonically, Yae: so traumatized by losing her sister (and the entire village) to the Repentance that she lost all her memories of them.]] A rare example that doesn't directly involve the ritual.
** [[spoiler: Mio: in the canon ending,
so traumatized by the death of Mayu]] it leads directly into the 3rd game's plot.plot, which deals with survivor guilt.
** Akane: so traumatized by her twin sister's death that her father made a doll that looked like Azami [[spoiler: which ended up possessed by a malevolent spirit and led to her own possession and death.]]
** The only surviving twin that ''isn't'' angsty is Ryokan, and that's likely because it was years since his twin's death, so he's likely come to terms with it by now.
5th Aug '16 4:40:37 AM 06tele
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* Played for laughs in ''Series/CrazyExGirlfriend'', in which Rebecca casually mentions in passing that one of the reasons she's lonely at Thanksgiving is that "My dad bailed, my mom's a misery, I ate my twin in the womb."
-->'''Paula''': [''horrified''] You ''ate'' your ''twin''?
-->'''Rebecca''': [''rolls eyes''] I mean, medically speaking, I didn't "eat" it. I just metabolised its body parts for my own use.
17th Jul '16 10:23:19 AM DensetsuNoKaboom
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* ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'': [[spoiler: Stanley Pines is one to his brother Stanford, doubly so considering he was (or at least considers himself) responsible for the accident that resulted in Stanford being sent to another dimension. Although he puts on a brave face and appears to be the wacky, money-hungry "Grunkle Stan" for most of the series, there are signs throughout the first season that Stanley was deeply affected by the loss of his twin, and he has in fact spent the last thirty years of his life trying to bring Stanford back (and he's eventually successful).]]
30th Jun '16 7:02:10 AM DraceEmpressa
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* In the ''[[Franchise/EvilliousChronicles Evillious]]'' series of Music/{{Vocaloid}} songs, it takes the sacrifice and death of Allen, Riliane's twin brother and the one person who truly loved her, for Riliane to finally realize (and tear jerkingly regret) her tyranny as a queen and the unforgivable atrocities she had once committed.

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* In the ''[[Franchise/EvilliousChronicles Evillious]]'' series of Music/{{Vocaloid}} songs, it takes the sacrifice and death of Allen, Riliane's twin brother and the one person who truly loved her, for Riliane to finally realize (and tear jerkingly regret) her tyranny as a queen and the unforgivable atrocities she had once committed. Music/{{mothy}} , being [[TrueArtIsAngsty Mothy]], is aware of the impact of this trope to the fandom and subsequent materials continue to milk the improbablity of Allen will NEVER met Riliane ever again for all the feels it worth.
6th Jun '16 8:40:31 PM lavendermintrose
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* ''Anime/{{K}}'' has Adolf K. Weismann and his elder twin sister Claudia, who is a PosthumousCharacter. Until [[spoiler: he got body swapped with an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent and hit with Amnesia]] he removed himself completely from the world, and even, in the manga, [[spoiler: says that even though he witnessed the Colourless King murder someone, he wasn't going to do anything.]]

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* ''Anime/{{K}}'' has Adolf K. Weismann and his elder twin sister Claudia, Klaudia, who is a PosthumousCharacter. Until PosthumousCharacter - her death is shown in a flashback. Her brother, now immortal, retreats to his airship and [[AllPowerfulBystander removes himself completely]] from the world for decades, until [[spoiler: he got gets body swapped with an OrdinaryHighSchoolStudent and hit with Amnesia]] he removed himself completely from the world, and even, in the manga, [[spoiler: [[AmnesiacGod amnesia]].]] He even says that even though he witnessed [[spoiler: the Colourless King murder someone, he wasn't going someone,]] he's not interested enough to do anything.]] interfere.



* [[PrinceCharming Prince James]] is one of these in the ''Series/OnceUponATime'' fanfiction ''FanFic/OnceUponATimeAndAgain'', as his elder twin brother David died before the beginning of the story.

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* [[PrinceCharming Prince James]] is one of these in the ''Series/OnceUponATime'' fanfiction ''FanFic/OnceUponATimeAndAgain'', as his elder twin brother David died before the beginning of the story. In canon, they had never met before James was called in as a BackupTwin and SpareToTheThrone.
1st Jun '16 11:31:53 PM PaulA
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* In Among Others by Creator/JoWalton, Mori's twin dies shortly after the start of the book and she spends most of the book coping with her death. [[spoiler: Then she sees her twin's [[OurGhostsAreDifferent]] ghost who tries to get her to commit suicide so they can be together.]]

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* In Among Others ''Literature/AmongOthers'' by Creator/JoWalton, Mori's twin dies shortly after the start of the book and she spends most of the book coping with her death. [[spoiler: Then [[spoiler:Then she sees her twin's [[OurGhostsAreDifferent]] ghost who tries to get her to commit suicide so they can be together.]]
6th May '16 7:48:26 PM LovePsychothefirst
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* Itsuki in ''FatalFrame II'' definately counts, to the point where he [[spoiler:helps Yae and Sae escape so as to not suffer his and his brother's fate, and then commits suicide once he thinks they've escaped.]]

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* Itsuki in ''FatalFrame II'' definately definitely counts, to the point where he [[spoiler:helps Yae and Sae escape so as to not suffer his and his brother's fate, and then commits suicide once he thinks they've escaped.]]]] By the end of the game [[spoiler: Mio is, canonically, so traumatized by the death of Mayu]] it leads directly into the 3rd game's plot.



* In the FatalFrame series, [[spoiler: Mio and Mayu. Mayu dies in the second game, leading Mio into a nearly catatonic depression in the third]].
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