History PlayingWith / Patricide

18th Nov '17 9:31:52 PM RJ-19-CLOVIS-93
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** Bob kills his father, [[ParentalSubstitute father figure]], step-father ''and'' grandfather in quick succession.



** Bob commits MurderByInaction on Andrew or [[DrivenToSuicide drives him to suicide]].



** Bob saves Andrew from certain death.



** The father is an ArchnemesisDad. Killing him is one of the logical conclusions.



* '''Deconstructed''': Bob hates his father or needs him out of the way, and believes he'll get his way by killing Andrew. Instead this fills him with guilt and conflicting emotions, utterly traumatizing him and rendering it a hollow victory.



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10th Mar '15 7:11:57 AM Yvejuzul
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* '''Discussed''': "What sort of man could be horrible enough to kill the very man that raised them?"
* '''Conversed''': ???

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* '''Discussed''': "What sort of man could be horrible enough to kill the very man that raised them?"
him?"
* '''Conversed''': ???"Considering the things Andrew put his son through, you'd feel sorry for Bob, too."
24th Jan '15 10:19:13 PM dclark
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* '''Enforced''': ???

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* '''Enforced''': ???The author has some... rather serious issues with his own father, and takes them out in his writing.



* '''Implied''': "Bob, how's your dad?" "Dead. And good riddance."



%%* '''Implied''': ???

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%%* '''Implied''': ???%%
2nd Jan '15 7:00:54 AM Yvejuzul
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* '''Discussed''': "Would could be horrible enough to kill the very man that raised them?"

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* '''Discussed''': "Would "What sort of man could be horrible enough to kill the very man that raised them?"
5th Dec '14 6:22:55 AM Yvejuzul
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* '''Discussed''': ???

to:

* '''Discussed''': ???"Would could be horrible enough to kill the very man that raised them?"
28th Nov '13 5:55:51 PM SKJAM
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* '''Parodied''': ???

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* '''Parodied''': ???Just before Bob murders anyone in the story, he says, "You know, I think of you like a father."
1st Jan '13 5:23:20 PM SKJAM
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* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Bob turns his criminal father over to the police, knowing that Andrew will likely get the death penalty.
28th Dec '12 7:14:38 AM VPhantom
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* '''Justified''': Bob didn't know Andrew was his father.

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* '''Justified''': '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':
**
Bob didn't know Andrew was his father.



*** Alternatively, Andrew isn't evil, but he and Bob get on so terribly that he's killed in an act of rage.

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*** ** Alternatively, Andrew isn't evil, but he and Bob get on so terribly that he's killed in an act of rage.



* '''Averted''': Bob doesn't kill his father.



* '''Parodied''':
* '''Deconstructed''':
* '''Reconstructed''':
* '''Zig Zagged''':
* '''Enforced''':

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* '''Parodied''':
* '''Deconstructed''':
* '''Reconstructed''':
'''Parodied''': ???
* '''Zig Zagged''':
Zagged''': ???
* '''Averted''': Bob doesn't kill his father.
* '''Enforced''': ???



* '''Defied''': "You are my father. I won't kill you, no matter what you've done."
* '''Discussed''':
* '''Conversed''':
* '''Played For Laughs''':
* '''Played For Drama''':

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* '''Exploited''': ???
* '''Defied''': "You are my father. I won't kill you, no matter what you've done."
done".
* '''Discussed''':
'''Discussed''': ???
* '''Conversed''':
*
'''Conversed''': ???
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Back to {{Patricide}}
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%% Optional items, added after Conversed, at your discretion:
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Deconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Reconstructed''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???
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'''Played For Laughs''':
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Laughs''': ???
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'''Played For Drama''':Drama''': ???
28th Dec '12 12:46:08 AM Johnny1993
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*** Alternatively, Andrew isn't evil, but he and Bob get on so terribly that he's killed in an act of rage.
3rd Jun '12 5:49:08 PM kundoo
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'''Basic Trope''': A character kills his or her father.
* '''Straight''': Bob kills his father Andrew.
* '''Exaggerated''': Bob dedicated all his life to the task of killing his father.
* '''Justified''': Bob didn't know Andrew was his father.
** Andrew is evil beyond redemption, and Bob is the only one in position to kill him.
* '''Inverted''': [[OffingTheOffspring Andrew kills his son Bob]]
* '''Averted''': Bob doesn't kill his father.
* '''Subverted''': Bob attacks his father with murdering intentions, but backs away then...
* '''Double Subverted''': ...Because he is not actually good in swordfight. He poisons Andrew an hour later.
* '''Parodied''':
* '''Deconstructed''':
* '''Reconstructed''':
* '''Zig Zagged''':
* '''Enforced''':
* '''Lampshaded''': "What have you done, Bob? He was your father!"
* '''Invoked''': His death by his son's hand is part of Andrew's ThanatosGambit.
* '''Defied''': "You are my father. I won't kill you, no matter what you've done."
* '''Discussed''':
* '''Conversed''':
* '''Played For Laughs''':
* '''Played For Drama''':
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