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* Corey and Trina from ''WesternAnimation/{{Grojband}}'', though most of the animosity comes from the latter.

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* Corey and Trina from ''WesternAnimation/{{Grojband}}'', though most of the animosity comes from the latter. The episode "Dreamreaver" reveals that it wasn't always this way, as a quick JourneyToTheCenterOfTheMind reveals that Trina locked up the nicer part of herself a long time ago, with said nicer part acting as a CoolBigSis to Corey. What triggered this change is unknown (though it's implied that it has something to do with [[ChickMagnet Nick Mallory]]).


* Invoked by the crown inheritance of the AssyrianEmpire. As often case in polygamist cultures, the heir of the throne did not follow the primogeniture but rather ''every'' son of the king was a valid claimant. The usual way of arranging the inheritance was an ''all-out murder roulette'' where the sons murdered each other until only one was left. Although this practice was intended to guarantee that the ''ablest'' of the heirs would inherit the throne, it also meant that the Empire fell into anarchy and civil war until the new king had established himself. It eventually led into the collapse of the Empire.

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* Invoked by the crown inheritance of the AssyrianEmpire.Assyrian Empire. As often case in polygamist cultures, the heir of the throne did not follow the primogeniture but rather ''every'' son of the king was a valid claimant. The usual way of arranging the inheritance was an ''all-out murder roulette'' where the sons murdered each other until only one was left. Although this practice was intended to guarantee that the ''ablest'' of the heirs would inherit the throne, it also meant that the Empire fell into anarchy and civil war until the new king had established himself. It eventually led into the collapse of the Empire.

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* In ''Film/{{Avengement}}'', Cain Burgress' main goal is to kill his brother, Lincoln. [[spoiler: The sentiment goes both ways, as it's later revealed that Lincoln had put out a hit on Cain.]]


* Karma and her brother Tran from the ''Comicbook/NewMutants''. The two had the same [[PeoplePuppets possession abilities]], but in sharp contrast to Karma, Tran was a very cruel, vicious young man ([[TheSociopath and implied sociopath]]) who delighted in using his powers to cause harm.

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* Karma and her twin brother Tran from the ''Comicbook/NewMutants''. The two had the same [[PeoplePuppets possession abilities]], but in sharp contrast to Karma, Tran was a very cruel, vicious young man ([[TheSociopath and implied sociopath]]) who delighted in using his powers to cause harm.


* ''ComicBook/TheUltimates'': Tony Stark has an older brother, Gregory Stark. Initially, it was a SiblingRivalry that proved Stark that there's AlwaysSomeoneBetter. All their life, whatever Tony did, Gregory did it as well, and better and bigger. Including wealth and inventions. But then he took one more level: he wants to replace Stark (and, by extension, the Ultimates and SHIELD) as the ultimate line of defense of humanity, which means taking them all down. Meaning, go into full super villain mode.

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* Karma and her brother Tran from the ''Comicbook/NewMutants''. The two had the same [[PeoplePuppets possession abilities]], but in sharp contrast to Karma, Tran was a very cruel, vicious young man ([[TheSociopath and implied sociopath]]) who delighted in using his powers to cause harm.
* ''ComicBook/TheUltimates'': Tony Stark has an older brother, Gregory Stark. Initially, it was a SiblingRivalry that proved Stark that there's AlwaysSomeoneBetter. All their life, whatever Tony did, Gregory did it as well, and better and bigger. Including wealth and inventions. But then he took one more level: he wants to replace Stark (and, by extension, the Ultimates and SHIELD) Comicbook/{{SHIELD}}) as the ultimate line of defense of humanity, which means taking them all down. Meaning, go into full super villain mode.

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* In ''Film/{{Husk}}'', TheUnfavourite Corey was so incensed by his father's favoritism towards his brother Alex that he murdered Alex and turned his corpse into a scarecrow before [[AteHisGun shooting himself]]. Alex eventually returns as a ScaryScarecrow. The movie makes a lot of references to the Biblical story.


* ''WesternAnimation/ElenaOfAvalor'' Season 3: We have [[spoiler:cousins Elena as Abel and Esteban as Cain, since [[LikeBrotherAndSister they consider each other their siblings in all but name]]. It's a little complicated, though; Esteban [[AntiVillain doesn't want to go against Elena]], but he feels [[TrappedInVillainy he has no choice]] because he fears her wrath and he eventually accepts that he has to get rid of Elena in order to feel safe. Elena [[LoveHurts doesn't want to fight him either]], but unlike him, she [[GoodIsNotNice knows where she stands]] and that Esteban did this to himself (since [[NeverMyFault he never concretely takes responsibility for his actions]]), so she understands that she may need to kill him if things get too far (that, and some [[RoaringRampageOfRevenge anger]] mixed in early on).]]



* In ''WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries'' we have two characters who are related via adoption and spend most of the series not realizing their familial connection. Their relationship was actually a good one prior to discovering this connection -- indeed, part of the reason it becomes antagonistic is because of this revelation. [[spoiler:The characters are Rapunzel and Cassandra (who is revealed to be Gothel's biological daughter). When Rapunzel tries to convince Cassandra to stand down by pointing out that this effectively makes them ''sisters'', Cassandra scoffs at the idea and claims that this simply reinforces how Rapunzel has overshadowed Cassandra her entire life (Gothel abandoned Cassandra so she could keep Rapunzel). This is occurring right when Cassandra has decided to pull a FaceHeelTurn by claiming the Moonstone. While Rapunzel still seems to want to fix things, the relationship between the adoptive sisters is now an antagonistic one.]]



* In ''WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries'' we have two characters who are related via adoption and spend most of the series not realizing their familial connection. Their relationship was actually a good one prior to discovering this connection -- indeed, part of the reason it becomes antagonistic is because of this revelation. [[spoiler:The characters are Rapunzel and Cassandra (who is revealed to be Gothel's biological daughter). When Rapunzel tries to convince Cassandra to stand down by pointing out that this effectively makes them ''sisters'', Cassandra scoffs at the idea and claims that this simply reinforces how Rapunzel has overshadowed Cassandra her entire life (Gothel abandoned Cassandra so she could keep Rapunzel). This is occurring right when Cassandra has decided to pull a FaceHeelTurn by claiming the Moonstone. While Rapunzel still seems to want to fix things, the relationship between the adoptive sisters is now an antagonistic one.]]


*** Miklan is the Cain to Sylvain's Abel, since Sylvain was born with a Crest (and thus had the right to inherit leadership of their family), while Miklan did not. Miklan has always hated Sylvain for having what he always wanted, and the feeling is mutual; [[spoiler:after Miklan turns evil, Sylvain isn't all that bothered about having to kill him]].

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*** Miklan is the Cain to Sylvain's Abel, since Sylvain was born with a Crest (and thus had the right to inherit leadership of their family), while Miklan did not. Miklan has always hated Sylvain for having what he always wanted, and the feeling is mutual; mutual due to how much shit Miklan put Sylvain through during their childhood; [[spoiler:after Miklan turns evil, Sylvain isn't all that bothered about having to kill him]].him. After Miklan's transformation into a Beast and his subsequent death, however, Sylvain takes some time reevaluate his feelings and admits while he still can't forgive his brother, [[SympathyForTheDevil he can at least empathize with what led him down his path]]]].


* In ''FanFic/TalesOfTheEmperasque'', Corvus and [[TheAce Roboute]] are Abel to [[DemonicPossession Fulgrim]]'s Cain, and Leman and Lion go for each other's throats the first moment they can, although which one is Cain and which is Abel is complex and twisted case.
* In ''FanFic/TheGoodTheBadAndTheDemon'' [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2012 April O'Neil]] gets into this with her [[LukeIAmYourFather older sister]], [[VideoGame/SoulHackers Nemissa]] due to the tragedy caused by the latter out of jealousy of the former hanging out with Hitomi Tono.

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* In ''FanFic/TalesOfTheEmperasque'', ''Fanfic/TalesOfTheEmperasque'', Corvus and [[TheAce Roboute]] are Abel to [[DemonicPossession Fulgrim]]'s Cain, and Leman and Lion go for each other's throats the first moment they can, although which one is Cain and which is Abel is complex and twisted case.
* In ''FanFic/TheGoodTheBadAndTheDemon'' ''Fanfic/TheGoodTheBadAndTheDemon'' [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2012 April O'Neil]] gets into this with her [[LukeIAmYourFather older sister]], [[VideoGame/SoulHackers Nemissa]] due to the tragedy caused by the latter out of jealousy of the former hanging out with Hitomi Tono.


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* In PeggySue fanfic ''Fanfic/{{Warp}}'', [[Literature/{{Worm}} Amy]] is the unintended Cain to her sister [[Literature/{{Ward}} Vicky]]'s Abel. Unintended because Amy actually loves Vicky... [[BrotherSisterIncest a bit too much, unfortunately]]. Her unrequited and obsessive crush led Amy to let Vicky's boyfriend die, abuse Vicky physically and mentally and ultimately engage in acts of villainy. Vicky both hates and fears Amy, but she also considers her to be psychologically damaged because of their screwed-up family and other external circumstances; so that now she's landed in the past before her sister has done anything, Vicky arranges for Amy getting much-needed help (in a way which will keep her far away from her sister).


** ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGenealogyOfTheHolyWar'': First the brothers of RebelPrince Jamke are brutish pawns of a cult. Afterwards comes Andrey, the younger brother of Briggid, [[SelfMadeOrphan who killed his own father]] [[TheEvilPrince to get the title of Duke]]. There's also Danann, the evil brother of [[MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter Mad Dictator's Handsome Son]] Lex. Similarly, MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter Tailtiu's brother Bloom [[OverlordJr took after their father]]. At the end of the WhamEpisode, Arvis betrays and murders his own half-brother Azelle ([[spoiler:and all of your other guys for good measure]]). Near the end Brian, the [[YoungerThanTheyLook emancipated]] but [[TheBrute super]] [[MusclesAreMeaningless strong]] brother of Iuchar/Iucharba shows up for revenge. Finally there's Princess Julia who is good [[spoiler:when she is not brainwashed]] and has the gamebreaking Naga light magic, while her twin brother Prince Julius is the inbred vassal of [[SealedEvilInACan Loptyr]] who (barring CherryTapping) needs to be killed with Naga and wields dark magic. Yes, ''Genealogy of the Holy War'' IS creepy.
*** Furthermore, only one of the pair of Iuchar and Iucharba can be recruited, making the non-recruited one turn against his brother. And most significantly [[spoiler:Prince Seliph is also Julius's half brother]].

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** ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGenealogyOfTheHolyWar'': First the brothers of RebelPrince Jamke are brutish pawns of a cult. Afterwards comes Andrey, the younger brother of Briggid, [[SelfMadeOrphan who killed his own father]] [[TheEvilPrince to get the title of Duke]]. There's also Danann, the evil brother of [[MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter Mad Dictator's Handsome Son]] Lex. Similarly, MadScientistsBeautifulDaughter Tailtiu's brother Bloom [[OverlordJr took after their father]]. At the end of the WhamEpisode, Arvis betrays and murders his own half-brother Azelle ([[spoiler:and all of your other guys for good measure]]). Only one of the pair of Iuchar and Iucharba can be recruited, making the non-recruited one turn against his brother. Near the end Brian, the [[YoungerThanTheyLook emancipated]] but [[TheBrute super]] [[MusclesAreMeaningless strong]] brother of Iuchar/Iucharba shows up for revenge. Finally there's Prince Julius is the inbred vassal of [[SealedEvilInACan Loptous]] who (barring CherryTapping) needs to be killed with Naga and wields dark magic, and he comes into conflict with both his twin sister Princess Julia who is good [[spoiler:when she is not brainwashed]] and has the gamebreaking Naga light magic, while her twin brother Prince Julius is the inbred vassal of [[SealedEvilInACan Loptyr]] who (barring CherryTapping) needs to be killed with Naga magic and wields dark magic. his maternal half-brother [[spoiler:Seliph]]. Yes, ''Genealogy of the Holy War'' IS creepy.
*** Furthermore, only one of the pair of Iuchar and Iucharba can be recruited, making the non-recruited one turn against his brother. And most significantly [[spoiler:Prince Seliph is also Julius's half brother]].
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* In ''WesternAnimation/TangledTheSeries'' we have two characters who are related via adoption and spend most of the series not realizing their familial connection. Their relationship was actually a good one prior to discovering this connection -- indeed, part of the reason it becomes antagonistic is because of this revelation. [[spoiler:The characters are Rapunzel and Cassandra (who is revealed to be Gothel's biological daughter). When Rapunzel tries to convince Cassandra to stand down by pointing out that this effectively makes them ''sisters'', Cassandra scoffs at the idea and claims that this simply reinforces how Rapunzel has overshadowed Cassandra her entire life (Gothel abandoned Cassandra so she could keep Rapunzel). This is occurring right when Cassandra has decided to pull a FaceHeelTurn by claiming the Moonstone. While Rapunzel still seems to want to fix things, the relationship between the adoptive sisters is now an antagonistic one.]]

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** This is apparently a common theme throughout Atlantean history. Thar and Zath, the father and uncle respectively of the original Aqualad, Garth, also had this relationship. Thar was the king of the Atlantean colony known as Shayeris, where people were builders, pacifists and sorcerers. Zath was envious of his brother and felt the throne of Shayeris was rightfully his. His practice of the dark arts transformed him into the monster Slizzath and he became an enemy to Shayeris and ultimately his nephew Garth.


* In ''Webcomic/BadMoonRising'', this is the dynamic between Chloe and most of her siblings, but most especially her brother Derek.



* ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater'''s Black Mage once watched his own blind brother stumble around an uneven room laced with knives and tiger pits, even going so far as to push him when it seemed said brother would survive the ordeal. Of course, it would have been cruel to let him live [[EyeScream after what he did to his eyes...]]



* ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater'''s Black Mage once watched his own blind brother stumble around an uneven room laced with knives and tiger pits, even going so far as to push him when it seemed said brother would survive the ordeal. Of course, it would have been cruel to let him live [[EyeScream after what he did to his eyes…]]
* In ''Webcomic/BadMoonRising'', this is the dynamic between Chloe and most of her siblings, but most especially her brother Derek.

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* ''Webcomic/EightBitTheater'''s Black Mage once watched his own blind brother stumble around an uneven room laced with knives and tiger pits, even going so far as to push him In ''WebComic/YokokasQuest'', when it seemed said brother would survive the ordeal. Of course, it would have been cruel to let him live [[EyeScream after what Mao fights Yokoka in chapter 2, he did to gets BlackEyesOfCrazy and talks about "getting rid" of his eyes…]]
* In ''Webcomic/BadMoonRising'', this is the dynamic between Chloe and most of her siblings, but most especially her brother Derek.
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* ''ComicBook/TheUltimates'': Tony Stark is the Abel to his brother Gregory's Cain.

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* ''ComicBook/TheUltimates'': Tony Stark is has an older brother, Gregory Stark. Initially, it was a SiblingRivalry that proved Stark that there's AlwaysSomeoneBetter. All their life, whatever Tony did, Gregory did it as well, and better and bigger. Including wealth and inventions. But then he took one more level: he wants to replace Stark (and, by extension, the Abel to his brother Gregory's Cain.Ultimates and SHIELD) as the ultimate line of defense of humanity, which means taking them all down. Meaning, go into full super villain mode.

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* ''ComicBook/TheUltimates'': Tony Stark is the Abel to his brother Gregory's Cain.

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