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* At the end of ''Literature/{{Doglands}}''. Dedbone's Hole, a racing greyhound compound run by an abusive man comparable to a slaver, burns to the ground.

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*In ''Series/TheUmbrellaAcademy2019'' after [[spoiler: Luther locks Vanya in a soundproof room and she has a breakdown and escapes, she walks throughout the house she grew up in, reliving memories of the abuse she suffered at the hands of her father and siblings, ultimately completely destroying the house]]


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%% In ''Series/BoardwalkEmpire'', Nucky Thompson sets the house he grew up in on fire.

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%% * In ''Series/BoardwalkEmpire'', Nucky Thompson sets the house he grew up in on fire.


** In ''Literature/PetalsOnTheWind'' (the second book in Creator/VCAndrews Literature/DollangangerSeries, when Corrine snaps and sets fire to Foxworth Hall, she starts it in the attic room where she imprisoned her children.

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** In ''Literature/PetalsOnTheWind'' (the second book in Creator/VCAndrews Literature/DollangangerSeries, Literature/DollangangerSeries), when Corrine snaps and sets fire to Foxworth Hall, she starts it in the attic room where she imprisoned her children.


** In ''Literature/PetalsOnTheWind'' (the second book in Creator/VCAndrews Literature/DollangangerSeries, when Corrine snaps and sets fire to Foxworth Hall, she starts it in the attic room where she imprisoned her children.



* ''Series/OneLifeToLive'''s Tori, the angriest alternate personality of heroine Viki goes about trying to destroy every part of her father Victor Lord's legacy. It starts out with her simply trying to run his newspaper ''The Banner'', but eventually culminates in her trying to burn down his mansion Llanfair, specifically starting with the room where he first raped his daughter.

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* ''Series/OneLifeToLive'''s Tori, the angriest alternate personality of heroine Viki goes about trying to destroy every part of her father Victor Lord's legacy. It starts out with her simply trying to run ruin his newspaper ''The Banner'', but eventually culminates in her trying to burn down his mansion Llanfair, specifically starting with the room where he first raped his daughter.


* Jack's loyalty mission in ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' is about her planting a bomb in the research facility where she was raised and experimented upon.

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* Jack's loyalty mission in ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' is about her planting a bomb in the research facility where she was raised and experimented upon. The facility has long since been abandoned and overgrown by nature, but it helps her get some closure.


* Revealed as part of [[spoiler: [[TheMole Ward]]'s]] backstory in ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD''. Although here, the point wasn't so much to destroy the home where he'd suffered so much abuse as [[spoiler: kill his abusive older brother]]. This indirectly also qualifies as his StartOfDarkness, as [[spoiler: [[BigBad Garrett]]]] recruited him in the aftermath of this incident.
** Didn't quite work, since [[spoiler: everyone survived]]. In the second season, he comes back and does a proper job this time.
* In ''Series/BoardwalkEmpire'', Nucky Thompson sets the house he grew up in on fire.

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* Revealed as part of [[spoiler: [[TheMole Ward]]'s]] {{The Mole}}'s backstory in ''Series/AgentsOfSHIELD''. Although here, the point wasn't so much to destroy the home where he'd suffered so much abuse as [[spoiler: attempt to kill his abusive older brother]]. brother. This indirectly also qualifies as his StartOfDarkness, as [[spoiler: [[BigBad Garrett]]]] the BigBad recruited him in the aftermath of this incident.
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incident. Because that first attempt didn't quite work, since [[spoiler: everyone survived]]. In survived]], in the second season, he comes back and does a proper job this time.
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* This happens to [[spoiler:Craster's Keep]] in ''Series/GameOfThrones''.

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* %% This happens to [[spoiler:Craster's Keep]] in ''Series/GameOfThrones''.

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* ''Series/OneLifeToLive'''s Tori, the angriest alternate personality of heroine Viki goes about trying to destroy every part of her father Victor Lord's legacy. It starts out with her simply trying to run his newspaper ''The Banner'', but eventually culminates in her trying to burn down his mansion Llanfair, specifically starting with the room where he first raped his daughter.


* It is extremely common in FinalFantasyVII fanfiction for the characters to destroy the Shinra mansion. [[LetThePastBurn Arson]] is the most popular way, which makes for delicious irony in PeggySue fics where [[DoomedHometown Nibelheim]] is spared.

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* It is extremely common in FinalFantasyVII ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'' fanfiction for the characters to destroy the Shinra mansion. [[LetThePastBurn Arson]] is the most popular way, which makes for delicious irony in PeggySue fics where [[DoomedHometown Nibelheim]] is spared.

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* In ''Film/TheHandmaiden'': [[spoiler: Hideko decides to show Sook-Hee the contents of the library before they run away. The maid ends up so enraged by the content of all those books and scrolls, she starts to tear them apart and trash the entire collection. She eventually ends up with Hideko throwing as many of the books as possible into a small waterpool, while stomping on them and adding ink to the water to completely destroy them.]]


* In ''Film/ForrestGump'', Jenny throws rocks at her now abandoned childhood home, where she lived with her "[[ParentalIncest very loving]]" father. After [[spoiler:she dies]], Forrest, in another moment of adorable misunderstanding, has the house bulldozed.

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* In ''Film/ForrestGump'', Jenny throws rocks at her now abandoned childhood home, where she lived with her "[[ParentalIncest very loving]]" father. After [[spoiler:she dies]], Forrest, in another moment of adorable misunderstanding, Forrest has the house bulldozed.

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* Downplayed in ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''. After Starlight Glimmer is expelled from the cult she founded, her former followers decide to stay in the village. They demolish Starlight's house and plant a tree in its place, but leave every other building intact.

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* In ''VideoGame/{{World of Warcraft}}'' Gul'dan's revised origin story shows the orcs of his home village despised and beat him for being weak and deformed. After he was exiled and discovered fel magic, he returned and [[WhereIWasBornAndRazed killed everyone]], even the shaman who had tried to mentor him.

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