"The price of greatness is responsibility."Responsibility is something that we humans are always expected to accept; it's something that we're supposed to do. Most of the time, responsibility is something we humans always get tired of hearing and don't give a damn about it, which can have some serious consequences. Here are tropes dealing with characters taking responsibility.
- The Atoner: Taking responsibility to turn over a new leaf.
- Being Good Sucks: Since being a good person requires responsibility, it can be difficult to bear it.
- The Chains of Commanding: Being a leader is tough responsibility.
- Chronic Hero Syndrome: Being accountable for saving everyone's lives.
- Comes Great Responsibility: A hero is responsible for using their power for good.
- Conscience Makes You Go Back: Leaving someone in trouble, but takes responsibility in helping them anyways.
- Foolish Sibling, Responsible Sibling: One sibling takes responsibility whereas the other one doesn't.
- It's All My Fault: A character believes that he is responsible for something he didn't do.
- Guilt Complex: This character believes that he's responsible for everything bad happening.
- Lawful Good: Great responsibility in upholding the law and doing good.
- Lawful Neutral: Great responsibility in upholding the law.
- Must Make Amends: Taking responsibility to fix a serious mistake.
- Never My Fault: Characters avoid taking responsibility and always blames others.
- Passing the Torch: The hero passes on the responsibility of heroism to a successor.
- Personal Gain Hurts: Putting personal interests before responsibility isn't a good thing.
- Prodigal Hero: The hero returns home to take responsibility.
- Promotion to Parent: An older sibling takes responsibility to take care of their younger sibling or siblings.
- Samaritan Syndrome: Feeling responsible for not saving someone they thought they have.
- Sliding Scale of Leadership Responsibility: The scale of the most responsible and the least responsible leaders.