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24th Feb '17 3:59:17 AM Hjortron18
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* ''Film/ThorTheDarkWorld'': Thor convinces [[spoiler: Loki]] to help him and Jane escape Asgard by granting him revenge on Kurse, who killed [[spoiler: their mother]]. It is also [[spoiler: Loki]] who ends up killing Kurse.
22nd Feb '17 12:23:09 PM ChaoticNovelist
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* Cataleya Restrepo of ''Film/Colombiana'' wants to avenge the death of her parents murdered by rivals.

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* Cataleya Restrepo of ''Film/Colombiana'' ''Film/{{Colombiana}}'' wants to avenge the death of her parents murdered by rivals.rivals.
*''Film/AssassinsCreed2016'': Young Callum walks in to see his mother killed by his Assassin father, and has wanted to kill him since. [[spoiler: Even when given the chance by Alan, Callum spares him now that he knows the bigger picture]].



* The ''Literature/InheritanceCycle'' loves playing with this. The entire point of the main character, ''Literature/Eragon'', for leaving home is to kill the Ra'zac, a pair of monsters working as agents of the King, as revenge for their killing Eragon's uncle, Garrow. Garrow raised Eragon alongside his actual son, Roran, but made it very plain that he didn't see Eragon as a son. Joining Eragon on his {{roaring rampage of revenge}} is Brom, a crazy old storyteller/mage also from Carvahall, who acts as a mentor of sorts for the dragon-rider-in-training. [[spoiler: Eragon's rampage is brought to an end, or at least put on pause, when the Ra'zac ambush them and kill Brom.]]
** The third book of the series, ''Brisingr'', begins with Eragon and Roran teaming up to raid the Ra'zac's lair and succeeding in killing them, making Roran an example of this trope being played straight...[[spoiler:Except Roran's main purpose for attacking them was to rescue his beloved, Katrina, who was being held in the Ra'zac's dungeons...]]

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* The ''Literature/InheritanceCycle'' loves playing with this.
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The entire point motivation of the main character, ''Literature/Eragon'', ''Literature/{{Eragon}}'', for leaving home is to kill the Ra'zac, a pair of monsters working as agents of the King, as revenge for their killing Eragon's uncle, Garrow. Garrow raised Eragon alongside his actual son, Roran, but made it very plain that he didn't see Eragon as a son. Joining Eragon on his {{roaring rampage of revenge}} is Brom, a crazy old storyteller/mage also from Carvahall, who acts as a mentor of sorts for the dragon-rider-in-training. [[spoiler: Eragon's rampage is brought to an end, or at least put on pause, when the Ra'zac ambush them and kill Brom.]]
** The third book of the series, ''Brisingr'', begins with Eragon and Roran teaming up to raid the Ra'zac's lair and succeeding in killing them, making Roran an example of this trope being played straight...[[spoiler:Except Roran's main purpose for attacking them was to rescue his beloved, Katrina, who was being held in the Ra'zac's dungeons...dungeons.]]



** Wanna get really deep into this trope? Murtagh almost suffered from this ''twice''! Murtagh is the son of Morzan, the first and last of the foresworn, who was killed by Brom as revenge for killing Brom's dragon. Subverted, however, as father and son [[AbusiveParents weren't that close.]] Before that, however, Brom had been assigned to kill Murtagh's mom, but was [[spoiler: [[distractedbythesexy distracted by the sexy]].]] So instead he ends up [[spoiler:banging her, and then she disappears for nine months, at the end of which Eragon's mom shows up in Carvahall and has him before taking of again, making Eragon and Murtagh half-brothers.]]

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** Wanna get really deep into this trope? Murtagh almost suffered from this ''twice''! Murtagh is the son of Morzan, the first and last of the foresworn, who was killed by Brom as revenge for killing Brom's dragon. Subverted, however, as However, father and son [[AbusiveParents weren't that close.]] Before that, however, Additionally, Brom had been assigned to kill Murtagh's mom, but was [[spoiler: [[distractedbythesexy distracted by the sexy]].DistractedByTheSexy]].]] So instead he ends up [[spoiler:banging her, and then she disappears for nine months, at the end of which Eragon's mom shows up in Carvahall and has him before taking of off again, making Eragon and Murtagh half-brothers.]]
27th Jan '17 5:56:06 AM TudorRose
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* In Rebecca Reisert's ''The Third Witch'', a retelling of ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'', the goal of the protagonist, a girl named Gilly, is to kill Macbeth in revenge for him killing her father. Being the object of Macbeth's destruction becomes [[RevengeBeyondReason the sole meaning to her life]], much to the frustration and concern of those around her. It's a ForegoneConclusion for those who know the play [[spoiler:that Macduff kills Macbeth, so in the end Gilly doesn't accomplish her goal. She sulks for a while but then gains a positive outlook and begins to rebuild her life.]]

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* In Rebecca Reisert's ''The Third Witch'', a retelling of ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'', the goal of the protagonist, a girl named Gilly, is to kill Macbeth in revenge for him killing her father. Being the object of Macbeth's destruction becomes [[RevengeBeyondReason [[RevengeBeforeReason the sole meaning to her life]], much to the frustration and concern of those around her. It's a ForegoneConclusion for those who know the play [[spoiler:that Macduff kills Macbeth, so in the end Gilly doesn't accomplish her goal. She sulks for a while but then gains a positive outlook and begins to rebuild her life.]]
27th Jan '17 5:55:38 AM TudorRose
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* In Rebecca Reisert's ''The Third Witch'', a retelling of ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}'', the goal of the protagonist, a girl named Gilly, is to kill Macbeth in revenge for him killing her father. Being the object of Macbeth's destruction becomes [[RevengeBeyondReason the sole meaning to her life]], much to the frustration and concern of those around her. It's a ForegoneConclusion for those who know the play [[spoiler:that Macduff kills Macbeth, so in the end Gilly doesn't accomplish her goal. She sulks for a while but then gains a positive outlook and begins to rebuild her life.]]
25th Jan '17 8:58:59 AM Gosicrystal
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* Inverted in ''VideoGame/MitsumeteKnight'' : it's not the player character, but one of his enemies who invokes this trope to his face : [[spoiler: after you kill FinalBoss Wolfgario the Ravager in his unmasked version, Raizze Haimer, one of the winnable girls of the cast, [[TheReveal will reveal herself as her daughter and as one of the enemy generals]], [[AvengingTheVillain and will challenge you in a duel to avenge her father]]. However, [[ThePowerOfLove if she's deeply]] [[RelationshipValues in love with you]], she'll waver between her duty and her love, allowing you to save her. If she's not enough in love, [[LostForever on the other hand...]]]]

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* Inverted in ''VideoGame/MitsumeteKnight'' : it's not the player character, but one of his enemies who invokes this trope to his face : [[spoiler: after you kill FinalBoss Wolfgario the Ravager in his unmasked version, Raizze Haimer, one of the winnable girls of the cast, [[TheReveal will reveal herself as her daughter and as one of the enemy generals]], [[AvengingTheVillain and will challenge you in a duel to avenge her father]]. However, [[ThePowerOfLove if she's deeply]] [[RelationshipValues in love with you]], she'll waver between her duty and her love, allowing you to save her. If she's not enough in love, [[LostForever [[PermanentlyMissableContent on the other hand...]]]]
11th Jan '17 2:55:24 AM ACW
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*In ''Manga/DogSoldier'', one of [[AfricanTerrorists Zardoz's]] attacks killed [[TheProtagonist John Kyosuke Hiba's]] parents.
8th Jan '17 4:49:50 PM nombretomado
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* ''[[UsagiYojimbo Space Usagi]]'': "One cannot live under the same sky as their lord/father's murderer." [[spoiler: He gets both. Personally. Sadly Miyamoto Usagi "proper" has yet to fight TheDreaded Lord Hikiji, who killed both Miyamoto senior and Lord Mifune.]]

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* ''[[UsagiYojimbo ''[[ComicBook/UsagiYojimbo Space Usagi]]'': "One cannot live under the same sky as their lord/father's murderer." [[spoiler: He gets both. Personally. Sadly Miyamoto Usagi "proper" has yet to fight TheDreaded Lord Hikiji, who killed both Miyamoto senior and Lord Mifune.]]
6th Jan '17 2:29:03 PM ToaofTwilightZ
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** Wanna get really deep into this trope? Murtagh almost suffered from this ''twice''! Murtagh is the son of Morzan, the first and last of the foresworn, who was killed by Brom as revenge for killing Brom's dragon. Subverted, however, as father and son [[AbusiveParents weren't that close.]] Before that, however, Brom had been assigned to kill Murtagh's mom, but was [[spoiler: {{distractedbythesexy}}.]] So instead he ends up [[spoiler:banging her, and then she disappears for nine months, at the end of which Eragon's mom shows up in Carvahall and has him before taking of again, making Eragon and Murtagh half-brothers.]]

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** Wanna get really deep into this trope? Murtagh almost suffered from this ''twice''! Murtagh is the son of Morzan, the first and last of the foresworn, who was killed by Brom as revenge for killing Brom's dragon. Subverted, however, as father and son [[AbusiveParents weren't that close.]] Before that, however, Brom had been assigned to kill Murtagh's mom, but was [[spoiler: {{distractedbythesexy}}.[[distractedbythesexy distracted by the sexy]].]] So instead he ends up [[spoiler:banging her, and then she disappears for nine months, at the end of which Eragon's mom shows up in Carvahall and has him before taking of again, making Eragon and Murtagh half-brothers.]]
6th Jan '17 2:27:35 PM ToaofTwilightZ
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**Wanna get really deep into this trope? Murtagh almost suffered from this ''twice''! Murtagh is the son of Morzan, the first and last of the foresworn, who was killed by Brom as revenge for killing Brom's dragon. Subverted, however, as father and son [[AbusiveParents weren't that close.]] Before that, however, Brom had been assigned to kill Murtagh's mom, but was [[spoiler: {{distractedbythesexy}}.]] So instead he ends up [[spoiler:banging her, and then she disappears for nine months, at the end of which Eragon's mom shows up in Carvahall and has him before taking of again, making Eragon and Murtagh half-brothers.]]
6th Jan '17 2:08:37 PM ToaofTwilightZ
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* The ''Literature/Inheritance Cycle'' loves playing with this. The main character ''Literature/Eragon'''s entire point in leaving Carvahall is a to kill the Ra'zac, a pair of monsters working as agents of the King, as revenge for their killing Eragon's uncle, Garrow. Garrow raised Eragon alongside his actual son, Roran, but made it very plain that he didn't see Eragon as a son. Joining Eragon on his {{roaring rampage of revenge}} is Brom, a crazy old storyteller/mage also from Carvahall. [[spoiler: Eragon's rampage is brought to an end, or at least put on pause, when the Ra'zac ambush them and kill Brom.]]
** Later, Eragon and Roran team up to raid the Ra'zac's lair and succeed in killing them, making Roran an example of this trope being played straight.

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* The ''Literature/Inheritance Cycle'' ''Literature/InheritanceCycle'' loves playing with this. The main character ''Literature/Eragon'''s entire point in of the main character, ''Literature/Eragon'', for leaving Carvahall home is a to kill the Ra'zac, a pair of monsters working as agents of the King, as revenge for their killing Eragon's uncle, Garrow. Garrow raised Eragon alongside his actual son, Roran, but made it very plain that he didn't see Eragon as a son. Joining Eragon on his {{roaring rampage of revenge}} is Brom, a crazy old storyteller/mage also from Carvahall.Carvahall, who acts as a mentor of sorts for the dragon-rider-in-training. [[spoiler: Eragon's rampage is brought to an end, or at least put on pause, when the Ra'zac ambush them and kill Brom.]]
** Later, The third book of the series, ''Brisingr'', begins with Eragon and Roran team teaming up to raid the Ra'zac's lair and succeed succeeding in killing them, making Roran an example of this trope being played straight. straight...[[spoiler:Except Roran's main purpose for attacking them was to rescue his beloved, Katrina, who was being held in the Ra'zac's dungeons...]]
** The end of the book then gives Eragon the revelation that [[spoiler:''Brom was his father the whole time!'' Meaning that Eragon avenged his father's death, ''without even realizing it!'']]
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