* According to ''The Short Stories on the Tang People'' (唐人傳奇 Tangren Chuanqi), the Qian Tang Dragon King had a niece that he loved very much. When he found out that her husband abused her, he got so pissed off that he rescued the poor girl and then used his ElementalPowers to flood and destroy the city she lived in, as punishment for the DomesticAbuser and the people who didn't help her in her time of need.
* OlderThanFeudalism: Athenians explained the name of the Areopagus by saying the first trial there was when [[ClassicalMythology Poseidon prosecuted Ares]] for murder, over the death of his son Alirrothios. Ares was acquited on the defense that he was [[AttemptedRape protecting his daughter Alkippe from being raped by Alirrothios]]. Though he still only won because there were more goddesses than gods voting. [[ValuesDissonance All the gods sided with Poseidon]].
* The only reason Poseidon made [[Literature/TheOdyssey Odysseus']] journey home hell was because Odysseus had blinded his son Polyphemus. Polyphemus invoked his father's favor to avenge him, and dad complied.
** Odysseus himself tried to avoid joining the Trojan War effort by faking madness; he did this by plowing his fields and salting them, effectively ruining his own land. The emissary Palamedes decided to test Odysseus by ''placing Odysseus' infant son Telemachus in the path of the plow''. When Odysseus avoided touching little Telemachus, his cover was blown and had no choice but to go to Troy. Odysseus later got his revenge and the last laugh (sorta) by framing Palamedes for treason and getting him executed.
* Lucretia of Rome, according to tales the most [[ProperLady virtuous wife]] in the city was raped by an EvilPrince. She went up to both her father and husband, told her tale [[{{seppuku}} and then commited suicide]], as it was expected from dishonored Roman nobles ([[DefiledForever and sadly, even more in her case]]). In rage, both of these led Rome in a revolution and overthrew said EvilPrince.

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