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15th May '16 9:19:30 PM dasuberkaiser
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* In ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', Dio Brando kills his father Dario with a slow-acting poison, making it look like Dario is dying of a disease. He hated his father for being abusive to his mother, [[EvenBadMenloveTheirMamas whom he loved dearly.]] He tries to do it again (using the same method, no less!) to his adoptive father George Joestar (for the money), and [[YouMeddlingKids would've gotten away with it too, if it weren't for that meddling Jonathan]]!

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* In ''Manga/JoJosBizarreAdventure'', Dio Brando kills his father Dario with a slow-acting poison, making it look like Dario is dying of a disease. He hated his father for being abusive to his mother, [[EvenBadMenloveTheirMamas [[EvenBadMenLoveTheirMamas whom he loved dearly.]] He tries to do it again (using the same method, no less!) to his adoptive father George Joestar (for the money), and [[YouMeddlingKids would've gotten away with it too, if it weren't for that meddling Jonathan]]!
14th May '16 1:26:53 PM ThePest179
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* Kip Kinkel killed his parents after he brought a gun to school and he was worried what they might do to him and after years of in his eyes failing to live up their expectations and apparently loving his older sister more, he then went on a shooting spree at his school killing two students and while he was reloading some students managed to gang up on him and disarm him, he was sentenced to life in prison without parole.

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* Kip Kinkel Kinkel, a school shooter later diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, first killed his parents after he brought a gun to school and he was worried what they might do to him and after years of in his eyes failing not living up to live up their expectations and apparently loving his older sister more, he then went on after being expelled due to having a shooting spree gun at school. He was restrained after killing an additional two people at his school killing two students and while he was reloading some students managed to gang up on him and disarm him, he was sentenced to life in prison without parole.after pleading guilty.
14th May '16 9:45:01 AM Pichu-kun
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* This is basically what Emiya Kiritsugu did in LightNovel/FateZero. He killed his father and later his surrogate mother, because their deaths potentially prevented the deaths of many more. He began to think that way because his [[ChildhoodFriendRomance friend/love interest]] begged him to kill her before she lost control, which eventually caused a catastrophe, and he couldn't do it.

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* This is basically what Emiya Kiritsugu did in LightNovel/FateZero.''LightNovel/FateZero''. He killed his father and later his surrogate mother, because their deaths potentially prevented the deaths of many more. He began to think that way because his [[ChildhoodFriendRomance friend/love interest]] begged him to kill her before she lost control, which eventually caused a catastrophe, and he couldn't do it.



** There's also how [[spoiler:Komori neglected his sick mother until she ''starved to death'', though after a certain point it's difficult to tell whether he had been doing so for very long before he died.]]

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** There's also how [[spoiler:Komori [[spoiler:Komori]] neglected his sick mother until she ''starved to death'', though after a certain point it's difficult to tell whether he had been doing so for very long before he died.]]



* ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'':
** Dlanor A. Knox killed her own father after he violated the Knox Decalogue. Afterward, she [[NeverGrewUp stopped aging.]]
** Also, in one arc [[spoiler: George Ushiromiya kills his mother Eva. It was mostly in self-defense when her SuperpoweredEvilSide Eva-Beatrice came out in the middle of a heated discussion in regards to her ParentalMarriageVeto, though.]]



* Happened to Reika [[spoiler:(AKA Tetsuo)]] in ''Manga/{{Yuureitou}}''. Two years prior he killed his adopted mother after getting into a fight with her.

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* Happened to Reika [[spoiler:(AKA Tetsuo)]] in ''Manga/{{Yuureitou}}''. Two years prior he she killed his her adopted mother after getting into a fight with her. her and was DrivenToSuicide, [[spoiler:Or, so everyone thinks. Reika instead ran off and began [[{{transsexual}} living as a man]].]]



* In the ''ComicBook/SonicTheHedgehog'' comic, it's heavily implied that [[EvilTwin Scourge]] killed his neglectful father Anti-Jules.

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* In the ''ComicBook/SonicTheHedgehog'' comic, it's ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'':
** It's
heavily implied that [[EvilTwin Scourge]] killed his neglectful father Anti-Jules.



* In ''WebVideo/FriendshipIsWitchcraft'' [[spoiler:Fluttershy]] kills her father, who was abusive towards her. He was also a dragon. Apparently dragon genes are recessive, thus why she is a pony.



* Titan from ''Fanfic/MyLittleUnicorn'', who killed his father for more power.
** Not anymore. While it is possible he still killed his family, after the rewrite, he just simply killed his entire planet.

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* Titan from ''Fanfic/MyLittleUnicorn'', who killed his father for more power.
** Not anymore. While
power. [[spoiler:While it is possible he still killed his family, after the rewrite, he just simply killed his entire planet.]]





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* ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry'':
** Dlanor A. Knox killed her own father after he violated the Knox Decalogue. Afterward, she [[NeverGrewUp stopped aging.]]
** Also, in one arc [[spoiler: George Ushiromiya]] kills his mother [[spoiler:Eva]]. It was mostly in self-defense when her SuperpoweredEvilSide [[spoiler:Eva-Beatrice]] came out in the middle of a heated discussion in regards to her ParentalMarriageVeto, though.
14th May '16 9:34:42 AM Pichu-kun
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* Tsubasa of ''KannazukiNoMiko'' killed his abusive father in defense of his younger brother Souma.

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* Tsubasa of ''KannazukiNoMiko'' ''Manga/KannazukiNoMiko'' killed his abusive father in defense of his younger brother Souma.



* ''Anime/{{Noir}}''. MafiaPrincess Lady Silvana, aka the Intoccabile, killed her father for violating the Mafia's code of silence, and when she returns from her banishment kills her grandfather (who banished her) as well. These acts cause Silvana to be regarded with awe by the other mafiosi, and professional assassin Mireille Bouquet is terrified of her.

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* ''Anime/{{Noir}}''. ''Anime/{{Noir}}'':
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MafiaPrincess Lady Silvana, aka the Intoccabile, killed her father for violating the Mafia's code of silence, and when she returns from her banishment kills her grandfather (who banished her) as well. These acts cause Silvana to be regarded with awe by the other mafiosi, and professional assassin Mireille Bouquet is terrified of her.



* In Manga/RurouniKenshin, [[TheDragon Soujiro Seta]] snapped and killed his whole family (stepmother, half-brothers, younger uncles) when he was a child, [[TheDogBitesBack fed up]] with their [[AbusiveParents horrible abuse]] coming from [[TheUnfavorite his position as an illegitimate son]].
** Also, [[spoiler: after Yukishiro Tomoe's death, her ''very'' mentally unstable little brother Enishi is adopted by a wealthy Chinese family who find him in a gutter after he flees Japan. He kills them, both for the huge sum of money they had and because he simply couldn't stand anyone having a happy life after losing his own.]]

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* In Manga/RurouniKenshin, ''Manga/RurouniKenshin'':
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[[TheDragon Soujiro Seta]] snapped and killed his whole family (stepmother, half-brothers, younger uncles) when he was a child, [[TheDogBitesBack fed up]] with their [[AbusiveParents horrible abuse]] coming from [[TheUnfavorite his position as an illegitimate son]].
** Also, [[spoiler: after Yukishiro Tomoe's [[spoiler:Yukishiro Tomoe's]] death, her ''very'' mentally unstable little brother Enishi [[spoiler:Enishi]] is adopted by a wealthy Chinese family who find him in a gutter after he flees Japan. He kills them, both for the huge sum of money they had and because he simply couldn't stand anyone having a happy life after losing his own.]]



* Happened as [[spoiler:Tetsuo's]] backstory in {{Yuureitou}}. Two years prior he killed his adopted mother after getting into a fight with her.

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* Happened as [[spoiler:Tetsuo's]] backstory to Reika [[spoiler:(AKA Tetsuo)]] in {{Yuureitou}}.''Manga/{{Yuureitou}}''. Two years prior he killed his adopted mother after getting into a fight with her.
8th May '16 1:46:05 PM Morgenthaler
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* ''Immortal InDeath'' reveals that Eve Dallas killed her father in self-defense after repeated physical and sexual abuse at his hands.
* Miriamele in ''MemorySorrowAndThorn'' is forced into this to destroy the EldritchAbomination possessing her father at the end of To Green Angel Tower. Earlier in the series, Benigaris inherits the throne of Nabban by [[UnfriendlyFire stabbing his father in the back]] during the siege of Naglimund.

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* ''Immortal InDeath'' Literature/InDeath'' reveals that Eve Dallas killed her father in self-defense after repeated physical and sexual abuse at his hands.
* Miriamele in ''MemorySorrowAndThorn'' ''Literature/MemorySorrowAndThorn'' is forced into this to destroy the EldritchAbomination possessing her father at the end of To Green Angel Tower. Earlier in the series, Benigaris inherits the throne of Nabban by [[UnfriendlyFire stabbing his father in the back]] during the siege of Naglimund.



* In ''ShipBreaker'' Nailer's MissingMom is dead long before the story starts, of an infection. His father, [[ArchnemesisDad Richard]] [[FunctionalAddict Lopez]], on the other hand, is still alive and kicking, [[TheAlcoholic much]] [[TheSociopath to]] [[AxeCrazy everyone's]] [[AbusiveDad regret]]. When Richard takes over as TheHeavy of the novel, it's only a matter of time before he and Nailer end up facing one another. While Nailer doesn't want to fight his dad, Richard has no qualms about OffingTheOffspring, or selling Nailer's friend, [[DistressedDamsel Nita's]] organs to the Life Cult, forcing Nailer to kill him in a KnifeFight.

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* In ''ShipBreaker'' ''Literature/ShipBreaker'' Nailer's MissingMom is dead long before the story starts, of an infection. His father, [[ArchnemesisDad Richard]] [[FunctionalAddict Lopez]], on the other hand, is still alive and kicking, [[TheAlcoholic much]] [[TheSociopath to]] [[AxeCrazy everyone's]] [[AbusiveDad regret]]. When Richard takes over as TheHeavy of the novel, it's only a matter of time before he and Nailer end up facing one another. While Nailer doesn't want to fight his dad, Richard has no qualms about OffingTheOffspring, or selling Nailer's friend, [[DistressedDamsel Nita's]] organs to the Life Cult, forcing Nailer to kill him in a KnifeFight.



* Lois Lowry's ''TheWilloughbys'' has the children encourage their extremely indifferent parents to go on a long vacation, hoping they'll be killed. Turns out later [[spoiler: that's just what happens]] though it takes several attempts. Actually the children themselves don't have to do anything at all; their parents just seem to love taking risky chances.

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* Lois Lowry's ''TheWilloughbys'' ''Literature/TheWilloughbys'' has the children encourage their extremely indifferent parents to go on a long vacation, hoping they'll be killed. Turns out later [[spoiler: that's just what happens]] though it takes several attempts. Actually the children themselves don't have to do anything at all; their parents just seem to love taking risky chances.
29th Apr '16 4:52:24 AM aye_amber
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* ''GravityFalls'' has [[EldritchAbomination Bill]] [[PsychopathicManChild Cipher]] who, when asked if he has a family in his Reddit AMA, replied "NOT ANYMORE", this was hinted at in "Weirdmageddon: Take Back The Falls" when Bill Cipher said [[spoiler: he liberated his dimension.]]

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* ''GravityFalls'' ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' has [[EldritchAbomination Bill]] [[PsychopathicManChild Cipher]] who, when asked if he has a family in his Reddit AMA, replied "NOT ANYMORE", this was hinted at in "Weirdmageddon: Take Back The Falls" when Bill Cipher said [[spoiler: he liberated his dimension.]]
25th Apr '16 4:37:54 AM aye_amber
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* DirEnGrey's song "Berry" tells the story of a nine-year-old girl who gets sick of her parents abusing her, takes her father's gun, and shoots them. If that's not disturbing enough, the girl's favorite food is jam on bread, and the blood her parents shed is referred to as raspberry jam.

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* DirEnGrey's Music/DirEnGrey's song "Berry" tells the story of a nine-year-old girl who gets sick of her parents abusing her, takes her father's gun, and shoots them. If that's not disturbing enough, the girl's favorite food is jam on bread, and the blood her parents shed is referred to as raspberry jam.
10th Apr '16 6:50:53 AM erforce
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* In the Brian Bosworth movie ''StoneCold'', the villain tells one of his soon-to-be-murder victims:

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* In the Brian Bosworth movie ''StoneCold'', ''Film/StoneCold'', the villain tells one of his soon-to-be-murder victims:



* Happens more than once in ''Film/VillageOfTheDamned''. Specially notorius in the 1995 version, where [[spoiler: Mara, the ringleader of the {{Creepy Child}}ren, first telepathically forces her mother Barbara to put her hand ''inside a boiling pot'', and then uses hee PsychicPowers again to make her throw herself off a cliff.]]

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* Happens more than once in ''Film/VillageOfTheDamned''. ''Film/VillageOfTheDamned1960''. Specially notorius in the [[Film/VillageOfTheDamned1995 1995 version, version]], where [[spoiler: Mara, the ringleader of the {{Creepy Child}}ren, first telepathically forces her mother Barbara to put her hand ''inside a boiling pot'', and then uses hee PsychicPowers again to make her throw herself off a cliff.]]
27th Mar '16 4:54:40 PM eroock
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->"''We took pity on him because he lost both parents at an early age. I think, on reflection, that we should have wondered a bit more about that.''"

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->"''We ->''"We took pity on him because he lost both parents at an early age. I think, on reflection, that we should have wondered a bit more about that.''""''
17th Mar '16 3:38:48 PM Pichu-kun
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* ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'',

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* ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'', ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'':



* [[spoiler:Suzaku]] of ''Anime/CodeGeass'' killed his father, [[spoiler:the Prime Minister of Japan, Genbu Kururugi]], during Japan's war against Britannia. He did this in order to [[spoiler:force Japan to surrender, thus ending the bloodshed of the war and preventing Japan's total destruction, since Genbu actually was ready to [[HonorBeforeReason have Japan destroyed rather than under Britannian rule]]]]. It worked, but the character is so horribly torn by guilt that the incident gives him LaserGuidedAmnesia for ''years''. To make things worse, [[spoiler:it's indicated in some of the background material that if Japan ''had'' fought to the end as Genbu wanted, that ''could'' have bought enough time for the Chinese Federation and/or the [=EU=] to intervene on Japan's behalf]]. No wonder the culprit [[spoiler: grew into such a DeathSeeker.]]

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* ''Anime/CodeGeass'':
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[[spoiler:Suzaku]] of ''Anime/CodeGeass'' killed his father, [[spoiler:the Prime Minister of Japan, Genbu Kururugi]], during Japan's war against Britannia. He did this in order to [[spoiler:force Japan to surrender, thus ending the bloodshed of the war and preventing Japan's total destruction, since Genbu actually was ready to [[HonorBeforeReason have Japan destroyed rather than under Britannian rule]]]]. It worked, but the character is so horribly torn by guilt that the incident gives him LaserGuidedAmnesia for ''years''. To make things worse, [[spoiler:it's indicated in some of the background material that if Japan ''had'' fought to the end as Genbu wanted, that ''could'' have bought enough time for the Chinese Federation and/or the [=EU=] to intervene on Japan's behalf]]. No wonder the culprit [[spoiler: grew into such a DeathSeeker.]]



* ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'' has a ''tragic'' case of this trope. In her backstory, [[spoiler:Satoko Hojou had become insane and extremely paranoid as a result of suffering from [[HatePlague Hinamizawa Syndrome]], to the point where she perceived her own parents as a threat to her and pushed them both off a cliff to their deaths.]] It was essentially a twisted kind of self-defense.
** [[spoiler:Natsumi]] is this in her arcs. [[spoiler:She was infected with the same HatePlague, which caused her to kill both her parents and her grandmother.]]



* ''Literature/TheSecretLifeOfBees'' has a tragic example with its protagonist. Lily accidentally shot her mother when she was four years old.



* In ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive'', [[spoiler:Shallan]] killed [[spoiler:her]] father before the series started.
** In the second book it's revealed that [[spoiler: she killed both her parents. Her mother tried to kill her when she started developing the powers of a Radiant, and she killed her in self defense. Her father allowed others to believe he did it, and became an abusive drunk. She poisoned him after he really did kill his second wife and was beating her brother to death, then strangled him when the poison failed to finish him off.]]

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* In ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive'', ''Literature/TheStormlightArchive'' [[spoiler:Shallan]] killed [[spoiler:her]] father before the series started.
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started. In the second book it's revealed that [[spoiler: she killed both her parents. Her mother tried to kill her when she started developing the powers of a Radiant, and she killed her in self defense. Her father allowed others to believe he did it, and became an abusive drunk. She poisoned him after he really did kill his second wife and was beating her brother to death, then strangled him when the poison failed to finish him off.]]



* Similarly, Agent 47 of ''VideoGame/{{Hitman}}'' snaps the neck of his maker at the end of the first game.

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* Similarly, ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'':
** [[spoiler:Satoko]] is a tragic example. In her backstory, she had become insane and extremely paranoid as a result of [[spoiler:suffering from [[HatePlague Hinamizawa Syndrome]]]], to the point where she perceived her own parents as a threat to her and pushed them both off a cliff to their deaths. It was essentially a twisted kind of self-defense.
** [[spoiler:Natsumi]] is this in her arcs. [[spoiler:She was infected with the same HatePlague, which caused her to kill both her parents and her grandmother.]]
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Agent 47 of ''VideoGame/{{Hitman}}'' snaps the neck of his maker at the end of the first game.
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