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* TheProfessor Amadeus Sharpe and his older brother MadScientist Wilbur Sharpe aka Dr. Scarab, from ''WesternAnimation/BionicSix''.

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* TheProfessor Amadeus Sharpe and his older brother MadScientist Wilbur Wilmer Sharpe aka Dr. Scarab, from ''WesternAnimation/BionicSix''.
26th Jul '17 10:04:42 AM fabcats1
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** There are literally dozens of Muslim and Arabic variations and legends of the Cain and Able story. Sometimes, they even overlap with Jewish traditions and legends;some renderings and retelling's offered by religious scholars are nearly identical. In both religions, many of the more popular renderings state that Cain's motive was marrying his twin. The two religions also overlap on the idea that Cain was taught to murder by the Devil and that Eve is the reason that women are more likely to cry when they are sad then men. Usually in both, Cain is taught to bury the body by a raven or crow sent by god, but Other times Cain runs away and the first funeral and burial is carried out by their parents and sisters when they find the body.There is also a version where Cain runs away with the sister who was the cause of the murder after he kills their brother. In another, Cain states his famous line "Am I my brother's keeper?" when their father can't find Able and asks him if he has seen him; unfortunately, his remorseless response causes Adam to realize what happened. One Jewish retelling of the idea where the conflict is caused over marriage further explains why the men were matched up with each other's sister's and why God wanted Able to be the one to marry the more desired sister. Beyond the twincest thing, Cain and and Able's twin sister were paired together because they were both more bitter and mean; Able and his intended bride were both more physically attractive and good-natured than their twin's, so god basically paired each brother with the sister who was like him. The reason that Cain was not chosen had nothing to do with his sacrifice itself; he was wicked, unfaithful and ungrateful toward's God, and full of lust for his sister because she was beautiful. Able was picked because of his righteousness and good heart, like always, only, in this version, it's more logical and practical; he would make a very faithful and loving husband and, seeing that the woman assigned to him was pretty much the female version of him, was the one who would be the better and more happy match for the contested sister. It is also brought up that, after their father told them how God intended for the siblings to be paired off for marriage, Able was accepting and grateful, not because he got the more beautiful sister, but because he was willing to accept whatever God said. Able and his future wife are implied to have grown to have genuine faithfulness and love between them after finding out they were meant to be married because they were both totally content with the arrangement; therefor, so it's also possible, according to this version, that Able was picked due to having a proper and grateful reaction to God's decisions. Another short legend tells Cain repeatedly attempts to wash his brother's blood off his hands while on the run, but the blood refuses to come off. Eventually, Cain comes to a mountain spring and sits with his hands in the water until he dies, his hands still stained with the blood of his innocent brother and as red as the day of the murder. This one is more of less a moral fable/tale, though; the moral of the story is that you can't hide your sins.

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** There are literally dozens of Muslim and Arabic variations and legends explanations of the Cain and Able story. Sometimes, they even overlap with Jewish traditions and legends;some renderings and retelling's offered by religious scholars are nearly identical. In both religions, many of the more popular renderings state that Cain's motive was marrying his twin. The two religions also overlap on the idea that Cain was taught to murder by the Devil and that Eve is the reason that women are more likely to cry when they are sad then men. Usually in both, Cain is taught to bury the body by a raven or crow sent by god, but Other times Cain runs away and the first funeral and burial is carried out by their parents and sisters when they find the body.There is also a version where Cain runs away with the sister who was the cause of the murder after he kills their brother. In another, Cain states his famous line "Am I my brother's keeper?" when their father can't find Able and asks him if he has seen him; unfortunately, his remorseless response causes Adam to realize what happened. One Jewish retelling of the idea where the conflict is caused over marriage further explains why the men were matched up with each other's sister's and why God wanted Able to be the one to marry the more desired sister. Beyond the twincest thing, Cain and and Able's twin sister were paired together because they were both more bitter and mean; Able and his intended bride were both more physically attractive and good-natured than their twin's, so god basically paired each brother with the sister who was like him. The reason that Cain was not chosen had nothing to do with his sacrifice itself; he was wicked, unfaithful and ungrateful toward's God, and full of lust for his sister because she was beautiful. Able was picked because of his righteousness and good heart, like always, only, in this version, it's more logical and practical; he would make a very faithful and loving husband and, seeing that the woman assigned to him was pretty much the female version of him, was the one who would be the better and more happy match for the contested sister. It is also brought up that, after their father told them how God intended for the siblings to be paired off for marriage, Able was accepting and grateful, not because he got the more beautiful sister, but because he was willing to accept whatever God said. Able and his future wife are implied to have grown to have genuine faithfulness and love between them after finding out they were meant to be married because they were both totally content with the arrangement; therefor, so it's also possible, according to this version, that Able was picked due to having a proper and grateful reaction to God's decisions.decision. Some scholars believe that Cain was conceived when the either Devil or a fallen angel seduced (or raped) Eve, and that he was therefor destined to be evil. Another idea among scholars is that, after being kicked out of the garden of Eden, Adam unintentionally and unknowingly raped Eve during a fight; They were still naked at this point and had yet to discover what sex was; Adam "grabbed her and held her body to his so that every part of them was touching", not knowing how babies were made; resulting in her becoming pregnant with Cain. The couple was unaware of the fact that their fight resulted in the creation of their son, however, because they learned about what sex was shortly thereafter when god explained it to them. The implication in this interpretation is that Cain was evil because he was created out anger and violence, but that Able was the better-natured of the two as a result of being created out of love. Another short legend tells Cain repeatedly attempts to wash his brother's blood off his hands while on the run, but the blood refuses to come off. Eventually, Cain comes to a mountain spring and sits with his hands in the water until he dies, his hands still stained with the blood of his innocent brother and as red as the day of the murder. This one is more of or less a moral fable/tale, though; the moral of the story is that you can't hide your sins.
25th Jul '17 11:16:17 PM fabcats1
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* In ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', Manjyome hated ''both'' his brothers. The originally had a plan to TakeOverTheWorld via business, politics, and Duel Monsters, with him providing the last. However, Manjyome really never had any say in the matter. Eventually, he realized he was just a pawn to them, and quit. He got his revenge against them in spades; when they attempted to take over Duel Academy on their own, they demanded a duel from him with him using only monsters that had Attack Points of 500 or less. Manjyome took this one step further, using only monsters with ''zero'' Attack Points, and ''still'' won, humiliating them beyond belief.

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* In ''Anime/YuGiOhGX'', Manjyome hated ''both'' his brothers. The They originally had a plan to TakeOverTheWorld via business, politics, and Duel Monsters, with him providing the last. However, Manjyome really never had any say in the matter. Eventually, he realized he was just a pawn to them, and quit. He got his revenge against them in spades; when they attempted to take over Duel Academy on their own, they demanded a duel from him with him using only monsters that had Attack Points of 500 or less. Manjyome took this one step further, using only monsters with ''zero'' Attack Points, and ''still'' won, humiliating them beyond belief.
** another example from GX is Shou Marufuji (Syrus Truesdale) and his older brother, Ryo (Zane). While Ryo is more cold and antagonistic, Shou is the absolutely sweet and adorkable best friend of the series' main character, Judai (Jaden). While Ryo does actually care about his brother on some level and can be very protective of him in his own messed up way, he also dislikes his younger brother, despite the fact that Ryo practically worships him. Later on, after being corrupted in season two, attempts to pretty much flat out KILL Shou in a duel. Even though he gets better, he becomes totally emotionally distant from Shou and the two pretty much never acknowlege each other. It turns out that Ryo has a fatal heart condition and, when he dies during a duel later on, he basically tells Judai that he's Shou's real brother and needs to take care of him. (In the dub, at least) Ryo does eventually come back to life near the end of the series, but his disease has progressed to the point where he's in a near-constant unconscious state and, on the rare occasions that he is awake, he's more or less a wheel-chair bound vegetable in need of round-the-clock medical care. By the end, Shou actually ends up taking a level in jerkass because he has grown bitter over having to be his disabled brother's caretaker and downright despises Ryo for his embarrassingly pathetic state. This is taken up to eleven in the manga where, despite still being willing to look out for Shou and save him when necessary, Ryo downright HATES his younger brother and makes no secret of it. In fact, despite the fact that Ryo is a beloved and famous duelist (and the top student in all of the duel academy's history), Shou never tells anyone that he is Ryo's little brother until he is nearly expelled from the academy due to a misunderstanding and his friends accidentally find out. In fact,in the manga, Ryo was very angry at Shou for getting accepted into the academy and despised the fact that his brother wanted to follow in his footsteps. In a flashback, after finding out about Ryo's acceptance, Ryo angrily states to Shou that he (Shou) isn't any brother of his and, before leaving, tells him that his kindness and innocence will destroy him one day. It's no wonder that Shou becomes attached to judai and reveres him as a big-brother-figure, despite the fact that they are the same age.



* In the original Yu-Gi-Oh!, Rishid (Odion) and Marik Ishtar were nearly this as children. When Marik was bitten by a poisonous snake as a toddler while Rishid was playing with him, their father beat Rishid up badly and threatened to kill him if Marik died. Rishid has what could quite possibly be a mentally breakdown and blames Marik for their father (who is only Rishid's adoptive father) abusing and hating him (and possibly also for the death of their mother, who died giving birth to Marik) and enters his younger brother's room with a dagger, intending to kill Marik while he is unconscious. Before he is able to do it, however, Marik begins to wake up and, not realizing what Rishid is about to do, calls out for his big brother. Rishid is shocked into hesitating and asks Marik what he just called him. Marik says that he had always thought of Rishid as his big brother, which causes Rishid to drop his weapon in shock. Rishid warns Marik to not say such things because it would make their father angry, but little Marik reaches out to hold Rishid's hand and tells him that it doesn't matter what their father would do to him because he would always love Rishid and think of him as his big brother. Rishid realizes that he just almost killed the only person who cared about him and bursts into tears as he hugs his little brother. It's implied that part of the reason that Rishid is so loyal to his little brother, despite his immoral actions, is because he feels regret and shame over attempting to kill him. Either way, it's pretty much outright stated that Rishid stayed with Marik because he loved his younger brother and felt like he owed him his loyalty because Marik choose to make him his brother, so they successfully subvert this trope.
** Even though the English dub cuts out the murder attempt above, Which only occurs in the Japanese anime and the manga,the trope still appears and is also subverted.In it, Odion (Rishid) more or less raised Marik and did genuinely love his younger brother, but was also jealous of the fact that Marik was the biological child of their parents and held a grudge against him for that and their father's mistreatment of Odion. The snakebite scene still happens in the English version but, instead of trying to murder him, a noticeably angry Odion sits next to Marik's bed and waits for him to wake up. When Marik wakes up, he apologizes for being the reason that Odion gets beaten by their father and, like in the original, says that he loves him as his big brother, which causes Odion to let go of his hatred towards Marik.



* In the original "Anime/YuGiOhDuelMonsters", Rishid (Odion) and Marik were nearly this as children. When Marik was bitten by a poisonous snake as a toddler while Rishid was playing with him, their father beat Rishid up badly and threatened to kill him if Marik died. Rishid has what could quite possibly be a mentally breakdown and blames Marik for their father (who is only Rishid's adoptive father) abusing and hating him (and possibly also for the death of their mother, who died giving birth to Marik) and enters his younger brother's room with a dagger, intending to kill Marik while he is unconscious. Before he is able to do it, however, Marik begins to wake up and, not realizing what Rishid is about to do, calls out for his big brother. Rishid is shocked into hesitating and asks Marik what he just called him. Marik says that he had always thought of Rishid as his big brother, which causes Rishid to drop his weapon in shock. Rishid warns Marik to not say such things because it would make their father angry, but little Marik reaches out to hold Rishid's hand and tells him that it doesn't matter what their father would do to him because he would always love Rishid and think of him as his big brother. Rishid realizes that he just almost killed the only person who cared about him and bursts into tears as he hugs his little brother. It's implied that part of the reason that Rishid is so loyal to his little brother, despite his immoral actions, is because he feels regret and shame over attempting to kill him. Either way, it's pretty much outright stated that Rishid stayed with Marik because he loved his younger brother and felt like he owed him his loyalty because Marik choose to make him his brother, so they successfully subvert this trope.
** Even though the English dub cuts out the murder attempt above, Which only occurs in the Japanese anime and the manga,the trope still appears and is also subverted.In it, Odion (Rishid) more or less raised Marik and did genuinely love his younger brother, but was also jealous of the fact that Marik was the biological child of their parents and held a grudge against him for that and their father's mistreatment of Odion. The snakebite scene still happens but, instead of trying to murder him, a noticeably angry Odion sits next to Marik's bed and waits for him to wake up. When Marik wakes up, he apologizes for being the reason that Odion gets beaten by their father and, like the original, says that he loves him as his big brother, which causes Odion to let go of his hate towards Marik.



** There are literally dozens of Muslim and Arabic variations and legends of the Cain and Able story. Sometimes, they even overlap with Jewish traditions and legends; in both religions, some stories state that Cain's motive was marrying his twin. The two religions also overlap on the idea that Cain was taught to murder by the Devil and that Eve is the reason that women are more likely to cry when they are sad then men. There is also a version where Cain runs away with the sister who was the cause of the murder after he kills their brother. In another, Cain states his famous line "Am I my brother's keeper?" when their father can't find Able and asks him if he has seen him; unfortunately, his remorseless response causes Adam to realize what happened. Usually, Cain is taught to bury the body by a raven or crow sent by god, but Other times Cain runs away and the first funeral and burial is carried out by their parents and sisters when they find the body. In yet another version, Cain repeatedly attempts to wash his brother's blood off his hands while on the run, but the blood refuses to come of. Eventually, Cain comes to a mountain spring and sits with his hands in water until he dies, his hands still stained with the blood of his innocent brother and as red as the day of the murder.

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** There are literally dozens of Muslim and Arabic variations and legends of the Cain and Able story. Sometimes, they even overlap with Jewish traditions and legends; in legends;some renderings and retelling's offered by religious scholars are nearly identical. In both religions, some stories many of the more popular renderings state that Cain's motive was marrying his twin. The two religions also overlap on the idea that Cain was taught to murder by the Devil and that Eve is the reason that women are more likely to cry when they are sad then men. Usually in both, Cain is taught to bury the body by a raven or crow sent by god, but Other times Cain runs away and the first funeral and burial is carried out by their parents and sisters when they find the body.There is also a version where Cain runs away with the sister who was the cause of the murder after he kills their brother. In another, Cain states his famous line "Am I my brother's keeper?" when their father can't find Able and asks him if he has seen him; unfortunately, his remorseless response causes Adam to realize what happened. Usually, One Jewish retelling of the idea where the conflict is caused over marriage further explains why the men were matched up with each other's sister's and why God wanted Able to be the one to marry the more desired sister. Beyond the twincest thing, Cain is taught to bury the body by a raven or crow sent by god, but Other times Cain runs away and the first funeral and burial is carried out by Able's twin sister were paired together because they were both more bitter and mean; Able and his intended bride were both more physically attractive and good-natured than their parents twin's, so god basically paired each brother with the sister who was like him. The reason that Cain was not chosen had nothing to do with his sacrifice itself; he was wicked, unfaithful and sisters when they find the body. In yet another ungrateful toward's God, and full of lust for his sister because she was beautiful. Able was picked because of his righteousness and good heart, like always, only, in this version, it's more logical and practical; he would make a very faithful and loving husband and, seeing that the woman assigned to him was pretty much the female version of him, was the one who would be the better and more happy match for the contested sister. It is also brought up that, after their father told them how God intended for the siblings to be paired off for marriage, Able was accepting and grateful, not because he got the more beautiful sister, but because he was willing to accept whatever God said. Able and his future wife are implied to have grown to have genuine faithfulness and love between them after finding out they were meant to be married because they were both totally content with the arrangement; therefor, so it's also possible, according to this version, that Able was picked due to having a proper and grateful reaction to God's decisions. Another short legend tells Cain repeatedly attempts to wash his brother's blood off his hands while on the run, but the blood refuses to come of. off. Eventually, Cain comes to a mountain spring and sits with his hands in the water until he dies, his hands still stained with the blood of his innocent brother and as red as the day of the murder.murder. This one is more of less a moral fable/tale, though; the moral of the story is that you can't hide your sins.
25th Jul '17 10:42:31 AM BeerBaron
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* ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'':
** The Dren brothers - Vedam Dren, the noble duke of Vvardenfell, and Orvas Dren, the leader of the xenophobic criminal organization, [[TheSyndicate the Camonna Tong.]] Vedam doesn't ''want'' his brother killed, but isn't overly angry if it comes to that, while Orvas… [[spoiler: is planning to murder his brother, which you can use to blackmail him if you find the implicating letter]].
** Sjoring Hard-Heart and Radd Hard-Heart. Sjoring is the leader of the Fighter's Guild [[spoiler: and very much in the pocket of the aforementioned Camonna Tong]] while the other is an honorable officer of the [[BadassArmy Imperial Legion]].

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* ''VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind'':
''Franchise/TheElderScrolls''
** In the series' lore, Anu and Padomay are the anthropomorphized primordial forces of [[OrderVersusChaos "stasis/order/light" and "change/chaos/darkness"]], respectively. They are usually referred to as brothers, twins to be specific. [[CreationMyth Their interplay in the great "Void" led to Nir, "creation"]]. Nir loved Anu, [[DrivenByEnvy which Padomay hated]]. Padomay wounded Nir, but before dying, she gave birth to twelve worlds. Padomay shattered these worlds but was stopped by Anu, who drove Padomay away. Anu salvaged the pieces of these worlds to create one world, Nirn. When Padomay returned, the two fought, spilling their blood. [[TakingYouWithMe Anu pulled Padomay outside of time itself]], ending his threat to creation. From the blood of Anu and Padomay came the [[OurGodsAreDifferent et'Ada, or "original spirits"]], who would go on to become either the Aedra or the Daedra depending on their actions during the creation of Mundus, the mortal plane. (Some myths state that the Aedra came from the intermingled blood of Anu and Padomay, while the Daedra came only from the blood of Padomay.)
** ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsIIIMorrowind Morrowind]]'':
***
The Dren brothers - Vedam Dren, the noble duke of Vvardenfell, and Orvas Dren, the leader of the xenophobic criminal organization, [[TheSyndicate the Camonna Tong.]] Vedam doesn't ''want'' his brother killed, but isn't overly angry if it comes to that, while Orvas… [[spoiler: is planning to murder his brother, which you can use to blackmail him if you find the implicating letter]].
** *** Sjoring Hard-Heart and Radd Hard-Heart. Sjoring is the leader of the Fighter's Guild [[spoiler: and very much in the pocket of the aforementioned Camonna Tong]] while the other is an honorable officer of the [[BadassArmy Imperial Legion]].
24th Jul '17 11:17:45 PM fabcats1
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* In the original "Anime/YuGiOhDuelMonsters", Rishid (Odion) and Marik were nearly this as children. When Marik was bitten by a poisonous snake as a toddler while Rishid was playing with him, their father beat Rishid up badly and threatened to kill him if Marik died. Rishid has what could quite possibly be a mentally breakdown and blames Marik for their father (who is only Rishid's adoptive father) abusing and hating him (and possibly also for the death of their mother, who died giving birth to Marik) and enters his younger brother's room with a dagger, intending to kill Marik while he is unconscious. Before he is able to do it, however, Marik begins to wake up and, not realizing what Rishid is about to do, calls out for his big brother. Rishid is shocked into hesitating and asks Marik what he just called him. Marik says that he had always thought of Rishid as his big brother, which causes Rishid to drop his weapon in shock. Rishid warns Marik to not say such things because it would make their father angry, but little Marik reaches out to hold Rishid's hand and tells him that it doesn't matter what their father would do to him because he would always love Rishid and think of him as his big brother. Rishid realizes that he just almost killed the only person who cared about him and bursts into tears as he hugs his little brother. It's implied that part of the reason that Rishid is so loyal to his little brother, despite his immoral actions, is because he feels regret and shame over attempting to kill him. Either way, it's pretty much outright stated that Rishid stayed with Marik because he loved his younger brother and felt like he owed him his loyalty because Marik choose to make him his brother, so they successfully subvert this trope.
** Even though the English dub cuts out the murder attempt above, Which only occurs in the Japanese anime and the manga,the trope still appears and is also subverted.In it, Odion (Rishid) more or less raised Marik and did genuinely love his younger brother, but was also jealous of the fact that Marik was the biological child of their parents and held a grudge against him for that and their father's mistreatment of Odion. The snakebite scene still happens but, instead of trying to murder him, a noticeably angry Odion sits next to Marik's bed and waits for him to wake up. When Marik wakes up, he apologizes for being the reason that Odion gets beaten by their father and, like the original, says that he loves him as his big brother, which causes Odion to let go of his hate towards Marik.


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* The Cain and Able story also appears in Jewish traditions, although there are a few different versions. One of the more common ones explains how mankind learned to murder and why women are more prone to crying when sad. In it, when Cain confronts Able in the field, Able warns him that what he's about to do will get him sent to hell, and refuses to defend himself, as he doesn't wish to sin himself by injuring or killing Cain. Cain doesn't know how to kill a person, so the Devil appeared and showed him how by crushing the head of a bird with a rock. Cain mimics it and kills his brother. Afterwards, seeking to cause more mischief, the Devil appears to Eve and tells her that Cain killed Able. Because no human deaths had occurred yet, Eve was confused and asked what killed meant, to which the Devil told her that it meant that he wouldn't talk, eat, sleep, move,or breath ever again. Eve was immediately sadden and burst into tears. Adam came and asked her what was wrong, but she couldn't speak and kept crying up until the point were the family discovered what had happened. Afterward, Adam declared that from that point on, Eve and her daughters would always cry loudly when someone died, but that he and his sons would not.
*Cain and Able also appear in the Qur'an, but the story is even shorter than in the bible and doesn't actually give the two brothers names. In this story, The Prophet was told to tell the early Muslims about 'the two sons of Adam'. After his sacrifice was not accepted, the Cain figure told his brother that he would kill him. The Able figure replied that God would only accept the offerings of people that listened to him and that a murderer would go to Hell burdened by his own sins and those of their victim (the victim would be forgiven as a result of his unjust death). This version of Able also refused to "stretch out my hands to kill you, even if you stretch out yours to kill me", and said that he feared god and would rather his brother burn in the fire for murdering him than sin himself. Cain was prompted by his 'wicked soul' to kill his brother, and instantly became a lost person for that act. since he had no clue what to do with the body, God sent a raven to dig up the ground and show Cain how to bury his brother. Cain was mortified and guilty because of the fact that the raven (who had buried another raven) knew what to do, but that he couldn't even give his brother a proper burial. Cain lived out the rest of his life tormented by regret and guilt. This story was meant to explain why Muslims shouldn't murder anyone.
** Like the Christian and Jewish versions, the Muslim version of Cain and Able has many different versions. In many of them, their names are different. They are also unnamed in some versions, have the same names as their Christian and Jewish counterparts in others, and in yet other versions they are given a variety of different names, with the most common ones being Habil and Qabil (or some other close variants). In the most commonly told rendering of the story, the brother's offered sacrifices to god; Able was righteous and firmly believed in god,so his was accepted, but Cain was arrogant and prideful, so his was rejected. Cain was the wickeder of the two siblings and he subsequently cornered his brother and taunted him over how he would surely slay him. Like the Qur'an version, Able told his brother that he was the cause of his own rejection, and that a god fearing person would never harm another, much less murder out of envy. Like in the original, Able refuses to fight back and preaches to his brother about what the reward for murder will be. His brother's innocent pleading had not effect on Cain's evil heart, and he killed him anyway. After the murder, Cain felt guilt and remorse after a crow had to show him how to bury the body. He realized how horrible the murder of a human being really was and also acknowledged that his murder of his brother was even worse because his brother was innocent and righteous.Cain was condemned for his actions, and lived out the rest of his life in deep regret for his crime.
** Another one of the main variants is that Cain murdered Able over a woman. When the brother's were born, they were each part of a set of twins and had a twin sister. Since intermarriage was unavoidable, but direct relations marrying seemed inappropriate, Adam decided that the brother's would each marry the other's twin. Cain was unhappy because his own twin was prettier and refused to allow Able to marry her. Adam proposed that they offer a sacrifice to god and let him settle the matter. Able had a better and more righteous nature than Cain, so his sacrifice was accepted. From there, the story pretty much follows the two above. In yet another version of the one involving their twin sisters, Cain blamed Adam for praying to god on Able's behalf for his success and confronted his brother in the field with the intent to murder him. Able rebuked him and told his brother that he should be more concerned about making his heart right and renewing his relationship with god than marriage. God had blessed Able with a pure and compassionate heart, so he told Cain that he would let him kill him if it would make Cain feel better, but also begged his brother to not do it, as Abel feared for Cain's soul should he become a murderer. Cain attempted to kill his brother, but found himself unable to do it. At a later time, Adam got worried when Able was late coming home from his work, so he sent Cain to find him. Cain's anger was rekindled and he proceeded to confront Able again. Able repeated his initial warnings but, this time, Cain was intent upon killing his brother and attacked him. In one version of that version, Cain clubs his brother to death with an iron rod. In another version, Able lays down on the ground and offers his neck to his brother and tells him "Do with me what you will." Cain proceeds to attempt to strangle his brother to death, but fails. The Devil appears to Cain and asks him if he really wants to kill his brother. When Cain answers yes, the Devil instructs him to crush his brother's skull with a rock
** There are literally dozens of Muslim and Arabic variations and legends of the Cain and Able story. Sometimes, they even overlap with Jewish traditions and legends; in both religions, some stories state that Cain's motive was marrying his twin. The two religions also overlap on the idea that Cain was taught to murder by the Devil and that Eve is the reason that women are more likely to cry when they are sad then men. There is also a version where Cain runs away with the sister who was the cause of the murder after he kills their brother. In another, Cain states his famous line "Am I my brother's keeper?" when their father can't find Able and asks him if he has seen him; unfortunately, his remorseless response causes Adam to realize what happened. Usually, Cain is taught to bury the body by a raven or crow sent by god, but Other times Cain runs away and the first funeral and burial is carried out by their parents and sisters when they find the body. In yet another version, Cain repeatedly attempts to wash his brother's blood off his hands while on the run, but the blood refuses to come of. Eventually, Cain comes to a mountain spring and sits with his hands in water until he dies, his hands still stained with the blood of his innocent brother and as red as the day of the murder.
23rd Jul '17 12:00:15 PM SilverFang
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* ''{{Deadpool}}'' has Ellie & Warda for this. Half-sisters, who duel for the right to be Deadpool. Ellie mentions that whoever is still alive by the end can keep the title. Warda is the younger sister, but is the Cain to Ellie's Able. She says she hates Wade because of her inheritance and her face, since she inherited his scars. But she makes comments that showed it was more than that. At one point, Ellie tells her she's acting like a child and Warda punches her, telling Ellie not to lecture her because she had everything. Later, she delivers a fatal blow to Ellie, unaware of her HealingFactor. Wade grieves Ellie and Warda asks if he'd cry those tears for her if she was the one who was killed. Ellie heals and returns to the fight, much to Warda's annoyance that she'd never be rid of her. Wade breaks it up to reprimand Warda on her violence and she angrily points at Ellie, telling him to lecture the family he wanted. Wade is quick to straighten her out by admitting he didn't want any of them and that they all just happened.

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* ''{{Deadpool}}'' has Ellie & Warda for this. Warda. Half-sisters, who duel for the right to be Deadpool. Ellie mentions that whoever is still alive by the end can keep the title. Deadpool name. Warda is the younger sister, but is the Cain to Ellie's Able. Cain. She says she hates Wade because of her inheritance and her face, since she having inherited his scars. But she makes later comments that showed hint it was more than that. more. At one point, Ellie tells her she's acting like a child and Warda punches her, telling Ellie not to lecture her because and claims she had everything. Later, she She eventually delivers a fatal blow to Ellie, her, unaware of her Ellie's HealingFactor. As Wade grieves Ellie and grieves, Warda asks if he'd would he cry those tears for her if she was the one who was killed. killed instead. Ellie heals and returns to the fight, much to fight -to Warda's annoyance that she'd never be rid of her. anger. Wade breaks it them up to reprimand Warda on her violence the unnecessary war and she angrily points at Ellie, telling him to lecture the family he wanted. Wade is quick to straighten straightens her out by admitting that he didn't want any of them and that they all just happened.
23rd Jul '17 11:44:02 AM SilverFang
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* ''{{Deadpool}}'' has Ellie & Warda for this. Half-sisters, who duel for the right to be Deadpool. Ellie mentions that whoever is still alive by the end can keep the title. Warda is the younger sister, but is the Cain to Ellie's Able. She says she hates Wade because of her inheritance and her face, since she inherited his scars. But she makes comments that showed it was more than that. At one point, Ellie tells her she's acting like a child and Warda punches her, telling Ellie not to lecture her because she had everything. Later, she delivers a fatal blow to Ellie, unaware of her HealingFactor. Wade grieves Ellie and Warda asks if he'd cry those tears for her if she was the one who was killed. Ellie heals and returns to the fight, much to Warda's annoyance that she'd never be rid of her. Wade breaks it up to reprimand Warda on her violence and she angrily points at Ellie, telling him to lecture the family he wanted. Wade is quick to straighten her out by admitting he didn't want any of them and that they all just happened.
15th Jul '17 10:55:53 PM The_Cosmic_Troper
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* Way before ''Fanfic/ATriangleintheStars'' begins, [[spoiler: Bill was the Cain to Gabriel's Abel, though they initially got along excellently. The triangle [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge just got]] [[TheResenter fed up with]] [[AllOfTheOtherReindeer how]] [[TheUnfavorite he]] [[AbusiveParents was treated]] and how Gabe was so loved.]] In the present, the school arc, the roles switch, for obviously different reasons.
13th Jul '17 12:27:56 AM RainbowPhoenix
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* [[ZigZaggingTrope Zigzagged]] in ''VideoGame/TalesOfTheAbyss''. The game is kicked off by Tear's attempt to kill her brother Van, making it seem like Tear is the Cain to Van's Abel, which is eyebrow-raising due to Tear's status as the {{Deuteragonist}}. [[spoiler: Then Van is revealed as the BigBad and that Tear had a very good reason for trying to kill him, making it seem like Tear is the Abel to Van's Cain. As more about Van's goals are revealed, it's discovered that while Van is determined to destroy the world, he is also desperate to keep Tear alive if at all possible, settling the situation on a [[InvertedTrope heroic Cain going up against a villainous Abel]]. Then, by the end of the game, Tear has experienced CharacterDevelopment and makes one last attempt to convince Van to settle things peacefully, while Van declares that he will no longer hold back, even against her, reversing the situation one more time into Tear being the Abel to Van's Cain.]]
8th Jul '17 12:51:13 AM Luppercus
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* The relationship between Goliath and his brother Stonecold in ''WesternAnimation/{{Gargoyles}}, although Stonecold was resurrected by the villains Demona and Xanatos and manipulated into hating Goliath.
* Not to the level of homicidal tendencies that we normally see on this trope (as is a DisneyAfternoon show) but the relationship between BigBad Duke Igthorn in ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGummiBears'' with his twin brother Victor is of total animosity as one is a vile traitor and the other is a heroic and loyal knight of the King.
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