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13th Jul '16 1:31:11 AM PaulA
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** In Literature/TheCutlerSeries, Jed Booth wanted to marry Violet ([[spoiler:Lillian's real mother]]), but instead married her sister because polite society dictated he should court the oldest daughter.

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** In Literature/TheCutlerSeries, the Literature/CutlerSeries, Jed Booth wanted to marry Violet ([[spoiler:Lillian's real mother]]), but instead married her sister because polite society dictated he should court the oldest daughter.
13th Jul '16 1:29:49 AM PaulA
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** In the Landry series, when Ruby marries Paul Tate, Beau marries her twin sister Gisselle since he can't have Ruby.
** Cutler series: Jed Booth wanted to marry Violet ([[spoiler:Lillian's real mother]]), but instead married her sister because polite society dictated he should court the oldest daughter.
** A variant in the Logan series. Cary is heavily implied to be in love with his [[BrotherSisterIncest twin sister]] Laura, so after she dies, he ends up with their cousin ([[spoiler:second cousin, although they don't initially know that]]) Melody, whom everyone thinks looks like Laura.
* ''Literature/SeedsOfYesterday''. Bart thinks he's successfully seduced brother Jory's wife Melodie away from him following the latter being left paralyzed after an accident, but eventually comes to realize he's only a substitute.

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** In the Landry series, Literature/LandrySeries, when Ruby marries Paul Tate, Beau marries her twin sister Gisselle Giselle since he can't have Ruby.
** Cutler series: In Literature/TheCutlerSeries, Jed Booth wanted to marry Violet ([[spoiler:Lillian's real mother]]), but instead married her sister because polite society dictated he should court the oldest daughter.
** A variant in the Logan series.Literature/LoganSeries. Cary is heavily implied to be in love with his [[BrotherSisterIncest twin sister]] Laura, so after she dies, he ends up with their cousin ([[spoiler:second cousin, although they don't initially know that]]) Melody, whom everyone thinks looks like Laura.
* ** ''Literature/SeedsOfYesterday''. Bart thinks he's successfully seduced brother Jory's wife Melodie away from him following the latter being left paralyzed after an accident, but eventually comes to realize he's only a substitute.
25th Jun '16 2:16:07 PM talltalltree
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* ''Literature/SeedsOfYesterday''. Bart thinks he's successfully seduced brother Jory's wife Melodie away from him following the latter being left paralyzed after an accident, but eventually comes to realize he's only a substitute.



* ''Literature/SeedsOfYesterday''. Bart thinks he's successfully seduced brother Jory's wife Melodie away from him following the latter being left paralyzed after an accident, but eventually comes to realize he's only a substitute.
* A variant in Creator/JacquelineWilson's ''Hetty Feather'' series: Hetty's foster brother Jem promises to marry her when they grow up, but after Hetty returns to the Foundling Hospital, she is devastated to learn that Jem has now made the same promise to their younger foster sister Eliza. [[Spoiler: Ultimately subverted since Jem ultimately marries a third woman nothing to do with the family.]]

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* ''Literature/SeedsOfYesterday''. Bart thinks he's successfully seduced brother Jory's wife Melodie away from him following the latter being left paralyzed after an accident, but eventually comes to realize he's only a substitute.
* A variant in Creator/JacquelineWilson's ''Hetty Feather'' series: Hetty's foster brother Jem promises to marry her when they grow up, but after Hetty returns to the Foundling Hospital, she is devastated to learn that Jem has now made the same promise to their younger foster sister Eliza. [[Spoiler: [[spoiler: Ultimately subverted since Jem ultimately marries a third woman nothing to do with the family.]]
25th Jun '16 2:14:37 PM talltalltree
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* A variant in Creator/JacquelineWilson's ''Hetty Feather'' series: Hetty's foster brother Jem promises to marry her when they grow up, but after Hetty returns to the Foundling Hospital, she is devastated to learn that Jem has now made the same promise to their younger foster sister Eliza. [[Spoiler: Ultimately subverted since Jem ultimately marries a third woman nothing to do with the family.]]
19th May '16 8:25:00 PM nombretomado
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* On DrQuinnMedicineWoman, the backstory of Loren and Dorothy is revealed to be this--he had courted her back in their younger days before she abruptly married someone else. Her sister consoled him and they ended up marrying.
* On ''MyNameIsEarl'', Earl helps a Frenchman he once teased by finding a few girls from their class for him to hook up with. One of the girls was nowhere to be found, but "she had a real friendly sister," who ends up having sex with Pierre in the back of Earl's El Camino.

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* On DrQuinnMedicineWoman, ''Series/DrQuinnMedicineWoman'', the backstory of Loren and Dorothy is revealed to be this--he had courted her back in their younger days before she abruptly married someone else. Her sister consoled him and they ended up marrying.
* On ''MyNameIsEarl'', ''Series/MyNameIsEarl'', Earl helps a Frenchman he once teased by finding a few girls from their class for him to hook up with. One of the girls was nowhere to be found, but "she had a real friendly sister," who ends up having sex with Pierre in the back of Earl's El Camino.
9th Apr '16 5:17:58 PM Goldfritha
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This can entail a BettyAndVeronica situation, where a quiet Betty whom he would never have noticed in the ordinary run of things comes to his attention when his prolonged wooing of Veronica means he sees a lot of her and so comes to notice her profound but not paraded virtues. Or a situation where Bob and Carol are the same age, Alice much older, and Bob's interest is a PrecociousCrush that nevertheless lets him meet Carol.

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This can entail a BettyAndVeronica situation, where a quiet Betty whom he would never have noticed in the ordinary run of things comes to his attention when his prolonged wooing of Veronica means he sees a lot of her and so comes to notice her profound but not paraded virtues. Or a situation where Bob and Carol are the same age, Alice much older, and Bob's interest is a PrecociousCrush that nevertheless lets him meet Carol.
while Carol is still immature; growing up makes Carol mature and Bob notice her.
3rd Apr '16 12:39:17 PM arnoldmcguire335
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* This is what every fanfic concerning [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Spike the Dragon]] going for Sweetie Belle than Rarity.
11th Mar '16 1:47:01 AM jormis29
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This can entail a BettyAndVeronica situation, where a quiet Betty whom he would never have noticed in the ordinary run of things comes to his attention when his prolonged wooing of Veronica means he sees a lot of her and so comes to notice her profound but not paraded virtues. Or a situation where Bob and Carol are the same age, Alice much older, and Bob's interest is a childish crush that nevertheless lets him meet Carol.

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This can entail a BettyAndVeronica situation, where a quiet Betty whom he would never have noticed in the ordinary run of things comes to his attention when his prolonged wooing of Veronica means he sees a lot of her and so comes to notice her profound but not paraded virtues. Or a situation where Bob and Carol are the same age, Alice much older, and Bob's interest is a childish crush PrecociousCrush that nevertheless lets him meet Carol.
10th Mar '16 7:10:56 AM Goldfritha
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This can entail a BettyAndVeronica situation, where a quiet Betty whom he would never have noticed in the ordinary run of things comes to his attention when his prolonged wooing of Veronica means he sees a lot of her and so comes to notice her profound but not paraded virtues. This could also, more tragically, lead to a case of ReplacementGoldfish, where the sibling can start to view themselves as a "[[InsecureLoveInterest Consolation Prize.]]"

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This can entail a BettyAndVeronica situation, where a quiet Betty whom he would never have noticed in the ordinary run of things comes to his attention when his prolonged wooing of Veronica means he sees a lot of her and so comes to notice her profound but not paraded virtues. Or a situation where Bob and Carol are the same age, Alice much older, and Bob's interest is a childish crush that nevertheless lets him meet Carol.

This could also, more tragically, lead to a case of ReplacementGoldfish, where the sibling can start to view themselves as a "[[InsecureLoveInterest Consolation Prize.]]"
4th Nov '15 1:28:30 PM DrOO7
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* ''Literature/SeedsOfYesterday''. Bart thinks he's successfully seduced brother Jory's wife Melodie away from him following the latter being left paralyzed after an accident, but eventually comes to realize he's only a substitute.


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** Keesha got together with AJ following her boyfriend/his brother Jason's brain damage from a car accident (which unbeknownst to Keesha, was ''caused by'' AJ) left him not only with no memory of her, but treating her like dirt.


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* On ''Series/TheBoldAndTheBeautiful'', Caroline, Taylor, and Brooke all ended up with Thorne Forrester at various intervals, generally because they were fed up with big brother's Ridge's constant waffling between them and Brooke (in Caroline and Taylor's cases), or them and Caroline or Taylor (in Brooke's case).
* ''Series/OneLifeToLive: After teen sweethearts Jessica and Christian's relationship fizzled, she ended up with his brother Antonio, while he ended up with her sister Natalie.
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