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20th May '17 6:13:03 PM Eievie
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* ''Series/{{Riverdale}}'' has apparently taken some inspiration from ''ComicBook/AfterlifeWithArchie''. HalfIdenticalTwins [[spoiler:Cheryl and Jason]] have implications of twincest, though [[spoiler:Jason]] is a PosthumousCharacter. In episode 10, it's actually called out in universe by [[spoiler:Veronica, attempting to turn around Cheryl's attempt to bully her and the rest of the gang.]]

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* ''Series/{{Riverdale}}'' has apparently taken some inspiration from ''ComicBook/AfterlifeWithArchie''. HalfIdenticalTwins [[spoiler:Cheryl Cheryl and Jason]] Jason have implications of twincest, though [[spoiler:Jason]] Jason is a PosthumousCharacter. In episode 10, it's actually called out in universe by [[spoiler:Veronica, in-universe by Veronica, who attempting to turn around Cheryl's attempt to bully her and the rest of the gang.]]gang. However, those accusations appear to made up on the spot out of spite, not based on any concrete evidance.
19th May '17 1:22:22 PM Eievie
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** The second case is with the protagonist and {{deuteragonist}}, Jame and Torisen. They're HalfIdenticalTwins, and they're shaping up to be twincestuous too. [[spoiler:By the fourth book, they're [[UnresolvedSexualTension UST-y]], and have had a few {{Erotic Dream}}s, and a BigDamnKiss. (WordOfGod says yes, it'll eventually happen.)]] Few people know they're twins, and Jame once wonders, if people knew, whether they would throw them together to {{Invoke|dTrope}} the trope, or make sure they never met again to {{Def|iedTrope}}y it.

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** The second case is with the protagonist and {{deuteragonist}}, Jame and Torisen. They're HalfIdenticalTwins, and they're shaping up to be twincestuous too. [[spoiler:By the fourth book, they're [[UnresolvedSexualTension UST-y]], and have had a few {{Erotic Dream}}s, and a BigDamnKiss. (WordOfGod says yes, it'll eventually happen.)]] Few people know they're twins, and Jame once wonders, if people knew, whether they would throw them together to {{Invoke|dTrope}} the trope, or make sure they never met again to {{Def|iedTrope}}y it.\\
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In their case, twincest is symbolic of self-acceptance. The story plays with the idea of twins as {{foil}}s, mirrors, other halves of each other. One of the big things keeping them apart is that Jame is a DifferentlyPoweredIndividual in a world where that's considered dangerous and untrustworthy--and more importantly, so is ''Tori'', but he denies it. She reminds him of this, and that's what ''really'' bothers him--much more than how this trait is present in ''her'', but how it's present in ''himself''. He can't be her lover until he accepts her, until he [[IAmWhatIAm accepts himself]].
18th May '17 3:58:57 PM Eievie
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* ''Manga/AyashiNoCeres'' plays this trope quite creepily and mixes it with RapeAsDrama. Also averted, in that the actual twins, Aya and Aki, care for each other deeply but don't have twincestuous feelings for each other; they are, however, possessed by their ancestors, Shisou and Ceres, who were husband and wife.

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* ''Manga/AyashiNoCeres'' plays this trope quite creepily and mixes it with RapeAsDrama. Also averted, in that the The actual twins, Aya and Aki, care for each other deeply but don't have twincestuous feelings for each other; they are, however, possessed by their ancestors, Shisou and Ceres, who were husband and wife.



* The Hayasaka twins from ''Manga/BusouRenkin'', while probably not involved in ''actual'' twincest, do act a lot like a married couple, and used to recite the traditional wedding vows to each other as a game, as kids. [[spoiler:This was done by their kidnapper, a woman whom have had an affair with their biological father that was later broken off. After being spending nearly three years with the woman, they suffered a ParentalAbandonment with the "marriage game" being their only happy memory giving them a "us vs the world" codependent mentality similar to the Hitachiin twins]]. Meeting Kazuki Muto helped them become individuals but are still close.

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* The Hayasaka twins from ''Manga/BusouRenkin'', while probably not involved in ''actual'' twincest, do act a lot like a married couple, and as kids, used to recite the traditional wedding vows to each other as a game, as kids.game. [[spoiler:This was done by their kidnapper, a woman whom have had an affair with their biological father that was later broken off. After being spending nearly three years with the woman, they suffered a ParentalAbandonment with the "marriage game" being their only happy memory giving them a "us vs the world" codependent mentality similar to the Hitachiin twins]]. Meeting Kazuki Muto helped them become individuals but are still close.



* Subverted in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'': Kira and his SeparatedAtBirth twin sister Cagalli meet in the first episode (neither knowing they're related), and when they reunite further in the series, Cagalli comforts the emotionally ragged Kira in a purely platonic way. This is ironically taken as a threat by Flay, Kira's screwed-up girlfriend ([[MindGameShip it's not a healthy relationship]]), despite the fact there's no romantic attraction to it. Further toyed with when Cagalli displays a LuminescentBlush at overhearing Flay admit to her ex-fiance Sai that she and Kira have slept together, and when Kira's adoptive parents Caridad and Haruma (who are aware of Cagalli's identity, [[spoiler:as the mother rescued both twins as babies from the place where their biological parents died]]) show a bit of alarm when Cagalli hugs Kira goodbye.

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* Subverted in ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'': Kira and his SeparatedAtBirth twin sister Cagalli meet in the first episode (neither episode, neither knowing they're related), and when related. When they reunite further in the series, Cagalli comforts the emotionally ragged Kira in a purely platonic way. This is ironically taken as a threat by Flay, Kira's screwed-up girlfriend ([[MindGameShip it's not a healthy relationship]]), despite the fact there's no romantic attraction to it. Further toyed with when Cagalli displays a LuminescentBlush at overhearing Flay admit to her ex-fiance Sai that she and Kira have slept together, and when Kira's adoptive parents Caridad and Haruma (who are aware of Cagalli's identity, [[spoiler:as the mother rescued both twins as babies from the place where their biological parents died]]) show a bit of alarm when Cagalli hugs Kira goodbye.



* ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'': This is the main "schtick" of GenreSavvy Hikaru and Kaoru: making the club's female clients swoon and sigh over "the forbidden love between brothers!!!" Whether it's a put-on or not is hard to tell, given their trickster personalities. They also seem to be ''very'' affectionate toward each other when the fangirls aren't watching, but this, too, could also be a game they play. Nevertheless, on one occasion where Tamaki calls them early on a weekend, [[spoiler:we see them waking up in bed… the same bed… cuddling each other. ''Naked.'']] Also deconstructed, as the twins are revealed to be dangerously codependent. In the manga, this eventually sparks a feud between them, and they eventually learn how to be individuals.
* Teased with The Demon Sisters in ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'', who are a little ''too'' nice to one another. [[spoiler:They briefly engage in it in the second to last episode.]]
* ''Anime/PleaseTwins'' features a boy who is not sure which of the two girls in the story is his long-lost twin sister. They ''both'' fall for him, making one a case of twincest and the other not. Now, if only they knew which… If only the manga and anime were the same on that point.

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* ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'': This is the main "schtick" of GenreSavvy Hikaru and Kaoru: making the club's female clients swoon and sigh over "the forbidden love between brothers!!!" Whether it's a put-on or not is hard to tell, given their trickster personalities. They also seem to be ''very'' affectionate toward each other when the fangirls aren't watching, but watching--but this, too, could also be a game they play. Nevertheless, on one occasion where Tamaki calls them early on a weekend, [[spoiler:we see them waking up in bed… the same bed… cuddling each other. ''Naked.'']] Also It's also deconstructed, as the twins are revealed to be dangerously codependent. In the manga, this eventually sparks a feud between them, and they eventually learn how to be individuals.
* Teased with The Demon Sisters in ''Anime/PantyAndStockingWithGarterbelt'', who are a little ''too'' nice to one another. [[spoiler:They briefly engage in it twincest in the second to last episode.]]
* ''Anime/PleaseTwins'' features a boy who is not sure which of the two girls in the story is his long-lost twin sister. They ''both'' fall for him, making one a case of twincest and the other not. Now, if only they knew which… If if only the manga and anime were the same on that point.point…



* In an example where the incest ''is'' relevant to the plot, in ''Manga/{{Saiyuki}}'' [[spoiler:Hakkai's girlfriend Kanan was actually his SeparatedAtBirth twin sister.]] It's not known when they found out, but it was [[spoiler:Hakkai's]] motive for what he did after [[spoiler:she was given up to the demons by the villagers, gang raped, forcibly impregnated, and then DrivenToSuicide.]] And apparently even after they found out, they didn't actually break up or anything.

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* In an example where the incest ''is'' relevant to the plot, in ''Manga/{{Saiyuki}}'' ''Manga/{{Saiyuki}}'': [[spoiler:Hakkai's girlfriend Kanan was actually his SeparatedAtBirth twin sister.]] It's not known when they found out, but it was [[spoiler:Hakkai's]] motive for what he did after [[spoiler:she was given up to the demons by the villagers, gang raped, forcibly impregnated, and then DrivenToSuicide.]] And apparently even after they found out, they didn't actually break up or anything.



* On learning that Fai of ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle'' [[spoiler:has a deceased twin brother named Fai (hence why the Fai we know and love is named Fai),]] the fangirls hit the keyboards hard.
** The Acid Tokyo arc's Kamui and Subaru (also known as the "Vampire Twins") actually manage even more HoYay than their counterparts in ''X1999'' (where they are not related in any way). [[VampiresAreSexGods Vampirism]] (and new twincest possibilities) may have something to do with it.
** Mercifully, the fanfic authors do ''not'' do this with Syaoran and Sakura and their ''many'' [[ScrewYourself clones]], as that would likely cause the already inscrutable relationship chart (for their fic, anyway) to actively kill those that look at it.

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* On learning that Fai of ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle'' [[spoiler:has a deceased twin brother named Fai (hence why the Fai we know and love is named Fai),]] the fangirls hit the keyboards hard.
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*''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle'': The Acid Tokyo arc's Kamui and Subaru (also known as the "Vampire Twins") actually manage even more HoYay than their counterparts in ''X1999'' (where they are not related in any way). [[VampiresAreSexGods Vampirism]] (and new twincest possibilities) may have something to do with it.
** Mercifully, the fanfic authors do ''not'' do this with Syaoran and Sakura and their ''many'' [[ScrewYourself clones]], as that would likely cause the already inscrutable relationship chart (for their fic, anyway) to actively kill those that look at
it.



* On learning that Fai of ''Manga/TsubasaReservoirChronicle'' [[spoiler:has a deceased twin brother named Fai (hence why the Fai we know and love is named Fai),]] the fangirls hit the keyboards hard.



* If ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'' or ''Literature/HarryPotter'' have twin brothers, they will generally be asses. If they have twin sisters… its twincest.



* Ryan and Sharpay Evans from ''Film/HighSchoolMusical'' have a suspiciously close relationship, what with singing love songs to each other and playing romantic leads opposite each other. There's Taylor's bizarre statements that, "If Sharpay could figure out a way to play Romeo and Juliet at the same time, her brother would be out of a job." Plus there's that video of "I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You", a song in which Troy, Gabriella, Ryan, and Sharpay all sing--Troy and Gabriella (established couple) sing to each other and Ryan and Sharpay… also sing to each other. Sample lyrics:

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* Boy-girl twins Ryan and Sharpay Evans from ''Film/HighSchoolMusical'' have twincest subtext… even though Ryan also has gay subtext. On twincest note, they have a suspiciously close relationship, what with singing love songs to each other and playing romantic leads opposite each other. There's Taylor's bizarre statements statement that, "If Sharpay could figure out a way to play Romeo and Juliet at the same time, her brother would be out of a job." Plus there's that video of "I Can't Take My Eyes Off of You", a song in which Troy, Gabriella, Ryan, and Sharpay all sing--Troy and Gabriella (established couple) sing to each other and Ryan and Sharpay… also sing to each other. Sample lyrics:



* Narrowly averted (at least according to {{Fanon}}) in ''Franchise/StarWars''. The viewers (and the characters themselves) are initially led to expect a love triangle between Luke, Leia and Han, but then it is revealed in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' that Luke and Leia are actually twins, the romance between Luke and Leia is vaguely {{Hand Wave}}d, and the love triangle is instantly resolved.

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* Narrowly averted (at least according to {{Fanon}}) in ''Franchise/StarWars''. The viewers (and the characters themselves) are initially led to expect a love triangle between Luke, Leia and Han, but then it is revealed in ''Film/ReturnOfTheJedi'' that Luke and Leia are actually twins, the long lost twins. Thee romance between Luke and Leia them is vaguely {{Hand Wave}}d, and the love triangle is instantly resolved.



* ''Literature/TheBelgariad'': It's really, ''really'' difficult to read the opening [[{{Doorstopper}} few hundred pages]] of ''Polgara the Sorceress'' without reading some seriously odd romantic undertones into the relationship between (technically) non-identical twin sisters Beldaran and Polgara. Not only does Beldaran have her sister completely wrapped around her adorably girly little finger, but they're apparently sharing a bed well into adolescence whenever Polgara hasn't run away to live in a tree, and Pol's ''explicitly'' possessive anger when Beldaran gets engaged would be a little freakish in its intensity even coming from an actual romantic rival. (''Technically'' technically, they ''are'' identical, making it even more fun. The physical difference or two comes from sorcerous manipulation in the womb by the mother gearing them towards their different destinies.)

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* ''Literature/TheBelgariad'': Implied thanks to a RelationshipWritingFumble in ''Literature/TheBelgariad''. It's really, ''really'' difficult to read the opening [[{{Doorstopper}} few hundred pages]] of ''Polgara the Sorceress'' without reading some seriously odd romantic undertones into the relationship between (technically) non-identical twin sisters Beldaran and Polgara. Not only does Beldaran have her sister completely wrapped around her adorably girly little finger, but they're apparently sharing a bed well into adolescence whenever Polgara hasn't run away to live in a tree, and Pol's ''explicitly'' possessive anger when Beldaran gets engaged would be a little freakish in its intensity even coming from an actual romantic rival. (''Technically'' technically, they ''are'' identical, making it even more fun. The physical difference or two comes from sorcerous manipulation in the womb by the mother gearing them towards their different destinies.)



* ''Literature/ChroniclesOfTheKencyrath'' plays with twincest in a couple ways. Twincest first shows up with Gerridon and Jamethiel, where it looks like VillainousIncest: They were twins, consorts, and the most infamous individuals in the entire history of their people.[[note]]Gerridon made a DealWithTheDevil, and two thirds of the entire population's souls were reaped to pay for his immortality. Jamethiel helped.[[/note]] But as the story goes on, the VillainousIncest gets {{Subverted|Trope}}--their twincest isn't portrayed as wrong, or as part of their evilness. It was traditional and culturally sanctioned at the time, and their match was arranged by matriarchs [[BreedingCult trying to breed the chosen ones]].[[note]]Inbreeding is the best way to produce powerful Shanir, and twin marriage was especially valuable for this, since it reinforced traits so strongly in offspring. Also, among the Kencyrath, inbreeding sometimes produces crazies, but it doesn't produce sickly or deformed children.[[/note]] But because of their infamy, since Gerridon and Jamethiel, they've ''mostly kinda'' stopped inbreeding--although the Ardeth still do. But because of the old tradition, the Kencyrath now see incest--at worst--as a bad idea, not creepy or immoral. The protagonist and {{deuteragonist}} of the series is are twins, and they're shaping up to be twincestuous too. [[spoiler:By the fourth book, they're [[UnresolvedSexualTension UST-y]], and have had a few {{Erotic Dream}}s, and a BigDamnKiss. (WordOfGod says yes, it'll eventually happen.)]] Few people know they're twins, and the heroine once wonders, if people knew, whether they would throw them together to {{Invoke|dTrope}} the trope, or make sure they never met again to {{Def|iedTrope}}y it.

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* ''Literature/ChroniclesOfTheKencyrath'' plays with twincest in a couple ways. Twincest ways.
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first shows up with Gerridon and Jamethiel, where it looks like VillainousIncest: They were twins, consorts, and the most infamous individuals in the entire history of their people.[[note]]Gerridon made a DealWithTheDevil, and two thirds of the entire population's souls were reaped to pay for his immortality. Jamethiel helped.[[/note]] But as the story goes on, the VillainousIncest gets {{Subverted|Trope}}--their twincest isn't portrayed as wrong, or as part of their evilness. It was traditional and culturally sanctioned at the time, and their match was arranged by matriarchs [[BreedingCult trying to breed the chosen ones]].[[note]]Inbreeding is the best way to produce powerful Shanir, and twin marriage was especially valuable for this, since it reinforced traits so strongly in offspring. this. Also, among the Kencyrath, their people, inbreeding sometimes produces crazies, ''crazies'', but it doesn't produce sickly weak, sickly, or deformed children.[[/note]] But because of their infamy, ever since Gerridon and Jamethiel, they've their people have ''mostly kinda'' stopped inbreeding--although the Ardeth still do. But because of the old tradition, the Kencyrath their people now see incest--at worst--as a bad idea, not creepy or immoral. The immoral.
**The second case is with the
protagonist and {{deuteragonist}} of the series is are twins, {{deuteragonist}}, Jame and Torisen. They're HalfIdenticalTwins, and they're shaping up to be twincestuous too. [[spoiler:By the fourth book, they're [[UnresolvedSexualTension UST-y]], and have had a few {{Erotic Dream}}s, and a BigDamnKiss. (WordOfGod says yes, it'll eventually happen.)]] Few people know they're twins, and the heroine Jame once wonders, if people knew, whether they would throw them together to {{Invoke|dTrope}} the trope, or make sure they never met again to {{Def|iedTrope}}y it.



** Cersei and Jaime Lannister ([[FanNickname the Lannincest]]). An unusual example of an incestuous relationship in serious fiction, as their affection for each other is depicted as genuine, unforced by either partner, long-term, and stable... at least when the story opens. [[spoiler:Jaime is revealed to be true father of Queen Cersei's children, thus making them false heirs to the throne. This eventually causes civil war to break out, and the situations it puts Cersei and Jaime into gradually begin to force them apart.]] It only gets worse when it's revealed that they were into each other even as little children--their mother walked in on them doing something sexual when they weren't even ten years old. In Cersei's mind, the bond goes back to their ''birth'', seeing as the two shared a womb and Jaime came out holding onto Cersei. Some also see their relationship with implications that narcissistic Cersei sees their relationship as the closest she can get to ScrewYourself.

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** Cersei and Jaime Lannister ([[FanNickname the Lannincest]]). An unusual example of an incestuous relationship in serious fiction, as their affection for each other is depicted as genuine, unforced by either partner, long-term, and stable... at least when the story opens. [[spoiler:Jaime is revealed to be true father of Queen Cersei's children, thus making them false heirs to the throne. This eventually causes civil war to break out, and the situations it puts Cersei and Jaime into gradually begin to force them apart.]] It only gets worse when it's revealed that they were into each other even as little children--their mother walked in on them doing something sexual when they weren't even ten years old. In Cersei's mind, the bond goes back to their ''birth'', seeing as the two shared a womb and Jaime came out holding onto Cersei. Some readers also see their relationship with implications think that narcissistic Cersei sees their relationship as the closest she can get to ScrewYourself.



* In the final episode of ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'', after the revelation that [[spoiler:Michael's twin sister Lindsay is [[NotBloodSiblings adopted]], her almost ''immediate'' reaction to learning they're not related is to try and convince him to marry her. And then later Gob comes on to her when he learns about this. She punches him.]]

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* In the final episode of ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'', after the revelation ''Series/ArrestedDevelopment'' its revealed that [[spoiler:Michael's twin sister Lindsay is [[NotBloodSiblings adopted]], her adopted]]. Her almost ''immediate'' reaction to learning they're not related is to try and convince him to marry her. And then later Later Gob comes on to her when he learns about this. She punches him.]]



* ''Series/{{Glee}}'': Heavily lampshaded, though subverted, with Mason and Madison [=McCarthy=]. Apparently the Cheerios have had to tell them that ''Literature/FlowersInTheAttic'' is not a good example for a relationship, and during the "Home" performance in "Homecoming", Mason sings the line "Boy I love my ma and pa / Not the way that I do love you". Kitty explicitly compares them to [[Series/GameOfThrones Jaime and Cersei Lannister]]. Madison's ClingyJealousGirl behavior comes off as very twincestuous, until we find out that it's actually because she's always been a ParentalSubstitute to her brother, since their actual parents are always out performing rather than being parents. Madison and Mason work it out, and she backs off.

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* ''Series/{{Glee}}'': Heavily lampshaded, though subverted, with lampshaded--though subverted--with Mason and Madison [=McCarthy=]. Apparently the Cheerios have had to tell them that ''Literature/FlowersInTheAttic'' is not a good example for a relationship, and during the "Home" performance in "Homecoming", Mason sings the line "Boy I love my ma and pa / Not the way that I do love you". Kitty explicitly compares them to [[Series/GameOfThrones Jaime and Cersei Lannister]]. Madison's ClingyJealousGirl behavior comes off as very twincestuous, until we find out that it's actually because she's always been a ParentalSubstitute to her brother, since their actual parents are always out performing rather than being parents. Madison and Mason work it out, and she backs off.



* It's impossible to watch Maya and Alejandro Herrera in ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' without thinking about it. [[spoiler:After all, Maya killed everyone but Alejandro and herself during her twin brother's wedding after she learned that [[YourCheatingHeart his bride to be was cheating on him…]]]]

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* It's impossible to watch Maya and Alejandro Herrera in ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' without thinking about it. [[spoiler:After all, Maya killed everyone but Alejandro and herself during her twin brother's wedding after she learned that [[YourCheatingHeart his bride to be was cheating on him…]]]]him…]]]] Probably a RelationshipWritingFumble.



* ''Series/{{Riverdale}}'' has apparently taken some inspiration from ''ComicBook/AfterlifeWithArchie''. HalfIdenticalTwins [[spoiler:Cheryl and Jason]] have implications of twincest, though [[spoiler:Jason]] is a PosthumousCharacter.
** In episode 10, it's actually called out in universe by [[spoiler:Veronica, attempting to turn around Cheryl's attempt to bully her and the rest of the gang.]]
* {{Implied|Trope}} with Katie and Emily Fitch from ''Series/{{Skins}}''. Moreso Katie than Emily; she states that Emily is "hers" and Naomi (who is romantically involved with Emily) could never love Emily as much she does. It doesn't help that at one point during the end of the twins' episode in series three, when Emily is confronting Katie, someone in the crowd yells out that Emily should kiss her. And in the book, [[spoiler:the Fitch family are on holiday in France, and Katie steals Emily's phone so she and Naomi can't stay in touch.]]

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* ''Series/{{Riverdale}}'' has apparently taken some inspiration from ''ComicBook/AfterlifeWithArchie''. HalfIdenticalTwins [[spoiler:Cheryl and Jason]] have implications of twincest, though [[spoiler:Jason]] is a PosthumousCharacter.
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PosthumousCharacter. In episode 10, it's actually called out in universe by [[spoiler:Veronica, attempting to turn around Cheryl's attempt to bully her and the rest of the gang.]]
* {{Implied|Trope}} with Katie and Emily Fitch from ''Series/{{Skins}}''. Whether this is a RelationshipWritingFumble or intentional really isn't clear. Moreso Katie than Emily; she states that Emily is "hers" and Naomi (who is romantically involved with Emily) could Naomi--Emily's girlfriend--could never love Emily as much she does. It doesn't help that at one point during the end of the twins' episode in series three, when Emily is confronting Katie, someone in the crowd yells out that Emily should kiss her. And in the book, [[spoiler:the Fitch family are on holiday in France, and Katie steals Emily's phone so she and Naomi can't stay in touch.]]



* Implied when Music/TheVeronicas, a band consisting of twin sisters Lisa and Jess Origliasso, sing "All About Us", a song that, while written by them, was made famous by t.A.T.u., apparently SchoolgirlLesbians.
** The story goes that the song was originally a demo done by the Veronicas; when they couldn't fit it into their lineup, they handed it over to t.A.T.u. Which is not to say that the Veronicas are not twincestuous as hell--see their propensity for taking ridiculously inappropriate-for-sisters pictures. Seriously. Not to mention their [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3gjPMv6DT8 music]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfcEKaePGXA videos]]. No… [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShQTEUjdBxY&NR=1 THIS]] video. Also this is the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUR6tEsBO2o&feature=channel official]] video for the first link… and a little more twincest sexy

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* Implied when Music/TheVeronicas, a band consisting of twin sisters Lisa and Jess Origliasso, sing "All About Us", a song that, while written by them, was made famous by [[{{Music/Tatu}} t.A.T.u., ]], apparently SchoolgirlLesbians.
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SchoolgirlLesbians. The story goes that the song was originally a demo done by the Veronicas; when they couldn't fit it into their lineup, they handed it over to t.A.T.u. Which is not to say that the Veronicas are not twincestuous as hell--see their propensity for taking ridiculously inappropriate-for-sisters pictures. Seriously. Not to mention their [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3gjPMv6DT8 music]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QfcEKaePGXA videos]]. No… [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShQTEUjdBxY&NR=1 THIS]] video. Also this is the [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rUR6tEsBO2o&feature=channel official]] video for the first link… and a little more twincest sexy



* Part 2 of Creator/RichardWagner's operatic ''Theatre/RingOfTheNibelung'' cycle, ''The Valkyrie'', has Siegmund and Sieglinde: Twins separated at birth, who meet as adults and fall in love with each other. It looks like it's setting up to be SurpriseIncest, but then subverted when they realize they're twins, but go ahead anyways. Sadly for them, Fricka--goddess of marriage--is very opposed to twincest and adultery (Sieglinde is married, though it was a forced marriage). Having a goddess against you is never good news, and Siegmund ends up being killed. But Sieglinde is pregnant, an de gives birth to the legendary hero Siegfried.

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* Part 2 of Creator/RichardWagner's operatic ''Theatre/RingOfTheNibelung'' cycle, ''The Valkyrie'', has Siegmund and Sieglinde: Twins separated at birth, who meet as adults and fall in love with each other. It looks like it's setting up to be SurpriseIncest, but then subverted when they realize they're twins, but go ahead anyways. Sadly for them, Fricka--goddess of marriage--is very opposed to twincest and adultery (Sieglinde adultery. (Adultery because Sieglinde is married, though it was a forced marriage). marriage.) Having a goddess against you is never good news, and Siegmund ends up being killed. But Sieglinde is pregnant, an de gives birth to the legendary hero Siegfried.



* ''[[Franchise/FatalFrame Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly]]'', with their whole "becoming one with your other twin". One of the key plot elements of the game is the fact that [[spoiler:the village use to perform rituals in which the older twin would strangle the younger one, who would then become one spiritually with the older twin]] and then they'd get to be togeetheeer foreeveeer. This whole "I want to be with only YOU, -insert other twin's name here-!!" thing happens with pretty much all of the Twin Shrine Maidens depicted in the game, including but not restricted to Azumi and Akane Kiryu, the protagonist Mio and her sister Mayu, and the antagonist Sae with her sister Yae. Sae seems to be the one with the most weirded-out obssession with her sister, since [[spoiler:she seems to all along have fantasized about the day that she'd get to be strangled by Yae]] by the end of the game you find a crystal left by her that is pretty much along the lines of [[spoiler:"Oh Yae, kill me, KIIILLL MEE" like she's getting turned on by the idea.]]

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* ''[[Franchise/FatalFrame Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly]]'', with their whole "becoming one with your other twin". One of the key plot elements of the game is the fact that [[spoiler:the village use to perform rituals in which the older twin would strangle the younger one, who would then become one spiritually with the older twin]] and then they'd get to be togeetheeer foreeveeer. This whole "I want to be with only YOU, -insert [insert other twin's name here-!!" here]!!" thing happens with pretty much all of the Twin Shrine Maidens depicted in the game, including but not restricted to Azumi and Akane Kiryu, the protagonist Mio and her sister Mayu, and the antagonist Sae with her sister Yae. Sae seems to be the one with the most weirded-out obssession with her sister, since [[spoiler:she seems to all along have fantasized about the day that she'd get to be strangled by Yae]] by the end of the game you find a crystal left by her that is pretty much along the lines of [[spoiler:"Oh Yae, kill me, KIIILLL MEE" like she's getting turned on by the idea.]]



-->'''Leia:''' That was so wrong.
-->'''Luke:''' [grins]

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-->'''Leia:''' That was so wrong.
-->'''Luke:''' [grins]
wrong.\\
'''Luke:''' ''[grins]''
24th Apr '17 10:01:19 PM Eievie
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* ''Literature/BlueBloodsNovels'': [[spoiler: Twins Jack and Mimi Force are actually the angels Abaddon and Azrael, respectively, and are vampires who are "immortal twins"; that is to say they are bonded forever. This life cycle just happens to have them as blood relatives, which doesn't really seem to stop them--until Schuyler Van Alen steps in.]]



* HalfIdenticalTwins Valraven and Pharinet Palindrake are lovers in ''Literature/ChroniclesOfMagravandias''. Pharinet justifies this by claiming that they are one soul in two bodies and that they are the last of a great heritage. They conceive a child, but Pharinet [[ConvenientMiscarriage miscarries]].

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* HalfIdenticalTwins Valraven and Pharinet Palindrake are lovers in ''Literature/ChroniclesOfMagravandias''. Pharinet justifies this by claiming that they are one soul in two bodies and that they are the last of a great heritage. They conceive a child, but Pharinet [[ConvenientMiscarriage miscarries]]. That doesn't stop the relationship from destroying their family and their spouses.



* In ''Literature/TheFaerieQueene'' (1590) the giantess Argante commits twincest with her brother Ollyphant '''before they are born!!'''

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* In ''Literature/TheFaerieQueene'' (1590) the giantess Argante commits twincest with her brother Ollyphant '''before they are born!!'''born!!''' They mingle "in fleshly lust" before in the womb and emerge clasped in the act. Also, they're themselves the product of incest.



* A sister/sister version in the ''Literature/GaeaTrilogy''. April and August Polo are very much a couple despite being identical twins--which the protagonist comments isn't very surprising given that they (and their seven other sisters) are all clones of their "mother" created after her death and raised in a lab with no outside friends.



* ''Literature/InDeath'': Rudy and Piper Hoffman from ''Holiday In Death'' are brother and sister, twins, and… have at a least a sexual relationship with one another. Rudy has admitted that they have tried not to act on the attraction between them and be with other people, but they were miserable. Miserable because they are attracted only to each other. Hoo boy.

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* ''Literature/InDeath'': Rudy and Piper Hoffman from ''Holiday In Death'' are brother fraternal twins and sister, twins, and… have at a least a sexual relationship with one another. longtime lovers. Rudy has admitted that they have tried not to act on the attraction between them and be with other people, but they were miserable. Miserable miserable because they are they're attracted only to each other. Hoo boy.Piper even had herself surgically sterilized, with Rudy's encouragement. Eve, herself a victim of incestuous rape by her father, is highly squicked out by this, and there are some indications that the relationship has taken a toll on Piper mentally (though it's not entirely clear how much of this is projection on Eve's part).
17th Apr '17 5:14:17 AM Scabbard
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* ''[[Franchise/FatalFrame Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly]]'', with their whole "becoming one with your other twin". One of the key plot elements of the game is the fact that [[spoiler:the village use to perform rituals in which the older twin would strangle the younger one, who would then become one spiritually with the older twin]] and then they'd get to be togeetheeer foreeveeer. This whole "I want to be with only YOU, -insert other twin's name here-!!" thing happens with prettymuch all of the Twin Shrine Maidens depicted in the game, including but not restricted to Azumi and Akane Kiryu, the protagonist Mio and her sister Mayu, and the antagonist Sae with her sister Yae. Sae seems to be the one with the most weirded-out obssession with her sister, since [[spoiler:she seems to all along have fantasized about the day that she'd get to be strangled by Yae]] by the end of the game you find a crystal left by her that is pretty much along the lines of [[spoiler:"Oh Yae, kill me, KIIILLL MEE" like she's getting turned on by the idea.]]

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* ''[[Franchise/FatalFrame Fatal Frame II: Crimson Butterfly]]'', with their whole "becoming one with your other twin". One of the key plot elements of the game is the fact that [[spoiler:the village use to perform rituals in which the older twin would strangle the younger one, who would then become one spiritually with the older twin]] and then they'd get to be togeetheeer foreeveeer. This whole "I want to be with only YOU, -insert other twin's name here-!!" thing happens with prettymuch pretty much all of the Twin Shrine Maidens depicted in the game, including but not restricted to Azumi and Akane Kiryu, the protagonist Mio and her sister Mayu, and the antagonist Sae with her sister Yae. Sae seems to be the one with the most weirded-out obssession with her sister, since [[spoiler:she seems to all along have fantasized about the day that she'd get to be strangled by Yae]] by the end of the game you find a crystal left by her that is pretty much along the lines of [[spoiler:"Oh Yae, kill me, KIIILLL MEE" like she's getting turned on by the idea.]]
15th Apr '17 4:05:42 AM KaminoNeko
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** In episode 10, it's actually called out in universe by [[spoiler:Veronica, attempting to turn around Cheryl's attempt to bully her and the rest of the gang.]]
19th Mar '17 11:06:29 PM Eievie
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* Part 2 of Creator/RichardWagner's operatic ''Theatre/RingOfTheNibelung'' cycle, ''The Valkyrie'', has Siegmund and Sieglinde: Twins separated at birth, who meet as adults and fall in love which each other, finally giving birth to the legendary hero Siegfried.

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* Part 2 of Creator/RichardWagner's operatic ''Theatre/RingOfTheNibelung'' cycle, ''The Valkyrie'', has Siegmund and Sieglinde: Twins separated at birth, who meet as adults and fall in love which with each other, finally giving other. It looks like it's setting up to be SurpriseIncest, but then subverted when they realize they're twins, but go ahead anyways. Sadly for them, Fricka--goddess of marriage--is very opposed to twincest and adultery (Sieglinde is married, though it was a forced marriage). Having a goddess against you is never good news, and Siegmund ends up being killed. But Sieglinde is pregnant, an de gives birth to the legendary hero Siegfried.
15th Feb '17 10:47:03 PM Eievie
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A common twist, in Twincest--and in BrotherSisterIncest in general--is SurpriseIncest: for a couple to fall in love, only to find out later that they're related. (See [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetic_sexual_attraction genetic sexual attraction]].) The fact that SeparatedAtBirth is already a common twin trope gives rise to this. How far their relationship goes before they discover this generally depends on whether the plotline is supposed to be humorous or tragic.

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A common twist, twist in Twincest--and in BrotherSisterIncest in general--is SurpriseIncest: for a couple to fall in love, only to find out later that they're related. (See [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetic_sexual_attraction genetic sexual attraction]].) The fact that SeparatedAtBirth is already a common twin trope gives rise to reinforces this. How far their relationship goes before they discover this generally depends on whether the plotline is supposed to be humorous or tragic.



Twincest is '''not''' the same as TwinThreesomeFantasy. Twincest is all about twins screwing ''each other''; in a TwinThreesomeFantasy, the focus is either on the third, non-twin party, or on each other, but ''for the benefit'' of the third party. Even with true twincest, sometimes the appeal to viewers comes from the idea of inserting themselves and turning it into the fantasy. TwinThreesomeFantasy is to Twincest as GirlOnGirlIsHot is to QueerRomance. They '''can''' overlap if the twins are interested in both each other ''and'' the third party, but that's rare.

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Twincest is '''not''' the same as TwinThreesomeFantasy. Twincest is all about twins screwing ''each other''; in a TwinThreesomeFantasy, the focus is either on the third, non-twin party, or on each other, but ''for the benefit'' of the third party. Even with true twincest, sometimes the appeal to viewers comes from the idea of inserting themselves and turning it into the fantasy. TwinThreesomeFantasy is to Twincest as GirlOnGirlIsHot is to QueerRomance. They '''can''' overlap if the twins are interested in both each other ''and'' the third party, but that's quite rare.



If it's just implied, then it overlaps with IncestSubtext. And of course, sometimes even Twincest isn't quite incestuous enough for the writers, and that's when you get ScrewYourself.

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A subtrope of BrotherSisterIncest. If it's just implied, then it overlaps with IncestSubtext. And of course, sometimes even Twincest isn't quite incestuous enough for the writers, and that's when you get ScrewYourself.



6th Feb '17 5:50:51 AM kataangluvr
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* Nahiro from ''AudioPlay/YandereHeaven'' has feelings for his twin sister. Since they're the only family they have (with the exception of their stepfather), Nahiro has done his best to take care of her. His ending hints that he may have an EntitledToHaveYou behavior because they're twins and he believes that they should love each other and die together no matter what.

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* Nahiro Naohiro from ''AudioPlay/YandereHeaven'' has feelings for his twin sister. Since they're the only family they have (with the exception of their stepfather), Nahiro has done his best to take care of her. His ending hints that he may have an EntitledToHaveYou behavior because they're twins and he believes that they should love each other and die together no matter what.
5th Feb '17 9:00:57 PM Eievie
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* ''Literature/TheBadPlace'': Violet and Verbena Pollard are twins and very… close. But it seems this kind of thing is par for the course in the Pollard family.
* ''Literature/TheBelgariad'': It's really, ''really'' difficult to read the opening [[{{Doorstopper}} few hundred pages]] of ''Polgara the Sorceress'' without reading some seriously odd romantic undertones into the relationship between (technically) non-identical twin sisters Beldaran and Polgara. Not only does Beldaran have her sister completely wrapped around her adorably girly little finger, but they're apparently sharing a bed well into adolescence whenever Polgara hasn't run away to live in a tree, and Pol's ''explicitly'' possessive anger when Beldaran gets engaged would be a little freakish in its intensity even coming from an actual romantic rival. (''Technically'' technically, they ''are'' identical, making it even more fun. The physical difference or two comes from sorcerous manipulation in the womb by the mother gearing them towards their different destinies--Polgara was going to be a sorceress and Beldaran was going to be the queen of Riva. Apparently queens should be blondes and [[BrainyBrunette sorceresses should be brunettes]].

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* ''Literature/TheBadPlace'': In ''The Bad Place'' by Dean Koontz, Violet and Verbena Pollard are twins and very… close. But it seems this kind of thing is par for the course in the Pollard family.
* ''Literature/TheBelgariad'': It's really, ''really'' difficult to read the opening [[{{Doorstopper}} few hundred pages]] of ''Polgara the Sorceress'' without reading some seriously odd romantic undertones into the relationship between (technically) non-identical twin sisters Beldaran and Polgara. Not only does Beldaran have her sister completely wrapped around her adorably girly little finger, but they're apparently sharing a bed well into adolescence whenever Polgara hasn't run away to live in a tree, and Pol's ''explicitly'' possessive anger when Beldaran gets engaged would be a little freakish in its intensity even coming from an actual romantic rival. (''Technically'' technically, they ''are'' identical, making it even more fun. The physical difference or two comes from sorcerous manipulation in the womb by the mother gearing them towards their different destinies--Polgara was going to be a sorceress and Beldaran was going to be the queen of Riva. Apparently queens should be blondes and [[BrainyBrunette sorceresses should be brunettes]].destinies.)



* In Spencer's ''Literature/TheFaerieQueene'' (1590) the giantess Argante commits twincest with her brother Ollyphant '''before they are born!!'''

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* In Spencer's ''Literature/TheFaerieQueene'' (1590) the giantess Argante commits twincest with her brother Ollyphant '''before they are born!!'''



** Cersei and Jaime Lannister ([[FanNickname the Lannincest]]). An unusual example of an incestuous relationship in serious fiction, as their affection for each other is depicted as genuine, unforced by either partner, long-term, and stable (that affection is now rapidly waning, however, and Cersei has no problem in sleeping with others while Jaime is away). [[spoiler:Jaime is revealed to be true father of Queen Cersei's children, thus making them false heirs to the throne. This eventually causes civil war to break out, and the situations it puts Cersei and Jaime into gradually begin to force them apart.]] It only gets worse when it's revealed that they were into each other even as little children--their mother walked in on them doing something sexual when they weren't even ten years old. In Cersei's mind, the bond goes back to their ''birth'', seeing as the two shared a womb and Jaime came out holding onto Cersei. Some also see their relationship with implications that narcissistic Cersei sees their relationship as the closest she can get to ScrewYourself.

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** Cersei and Jaime Lannister ([[FanNickname the Lannincest]]). An unusual example of an incestuous relationship in serious fiction, as their affection for each other is depicted as genuine, unforced by either partner, long-term, and stable (that affection is now rapidly waning, however, and Cersei has no problem in sleeping with others while Jaime is away).stable... at least when the story opens. [[spoiler:Jaime is revealed to be true father of Queen Cersei's children, thus making them false heirs to the throne. This eventually causes civil war to break out, and the situations it puts Cersei and Jaime into gradually begin to force them apart.]] It only gets worse when it's revealed that they were into each other even as little children--their mother walked in on them doing something sexual when they weren't even ten years old. In Cersei's mind, the bond goes back to their ''birth'', seeing as the two shared a womb and Jaime came out holding onto Cersei. Some also see their relationship with implications that narcissistic Cersei sees their relationship as the closest she can get to ScrewYourself.



* Expect this in any pictorial featuring twins in the less classy porn magazines.
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