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** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius'', Kurthnaga was the only one left to inherent the throne of Goldoa [[spoiler: after his oldest sibling, the heir-presumptive, was killed and the middle sibling lost her powers.]]

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** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius'', ''VideoGame/FireEmblemRadiantDawn'', Kurthnaga was the only one left to inherent the throne of Goldoa [[spoiler: after [[spoiler:after his oldest sibling, the heir-presumptive, was killed and the middle sibling lost her powers.]]

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* Zigzagged in ''Manga/OnePiece''. Of the three Boa sisters, the smallest one, Hancock, is the most beautiful; not only is she considered the WorldsMostBeautifulWoman InUniverse, but she even has a Devil Fruit that weaponizes her beauty, whereas her sisters consist of a ButterFace and a BrawnHilda, both of whom have the same Devil Fruit power: to [[ScaledUp transform into a more powerful]] SnakePeople form, which makes them more monstrous. However, the trope is inverted in that Hancock is the ''eldest'' of the three sisters, whilst Marigold--the biggest and ugliest of the siblings-- is the youngest.

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* Subverted in a Nogai fairy tale ''A Golden Tree on the Side of the Moon, a Silver Tree on the Side of the Sun''. The hero originally marries the khan's third and youngest daughter, but she turns out to be the main villainess and runs off with a lover, stealing all of her husband's possessions on her way. In the end, the hero marries the khan's second daughter and lives happily ever after, while his first wife and her lover eventually die in poverty.


* In the ''Franchise/MetalGear'' series:

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* In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThreeHouses'', [[LoveableRogue Sylvain]] became the heir to House Gautier due to being born with a [[RoyaltySuperpower Crest]] which his older brother Miklan lacked. {{Deconstructed}} in that Sylvain [[BlessedWithSuck doesn't think he's won anything]]: Not only did this end up making [[GreenEyedMonster Miklan]] jealous to the point of wanting to [[CainAndAbel murder]] him for taking what he viewed as should have been his, Sylvain has been treated as more an object to be used for his family's honor than anything and he's been left feeling like none of the girls interested in him want ''him'' rather than the benefits of marrying nobility and bearing a "Crest baby."

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* ** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThreeHouses'', [[LoveableRogue Sylvain]] became the heir to House Gautier due to being born with a [[RoyaltySuperpower Crest]] which his older brother Miklan lacked. {{Deconstructed}} in that Sylvain [[BlessedWithSuck doesn't think he's won anything]]: Not only did this end up making [[GreenEyedMonster Miklan]] jealous to the point of wanting to [[CainAndAbel murder]] him for taking what he viewed as should have been his, Sylvain has been treated as more an object to be used for his family's honor than anything and he's been left feeling like none of the girls interested in him want ''him'' rather than the benefits of marrying nobility and bearing a "Crest baby."

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* In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThreeHouses'', [[LoveableRogue Sylvain]] became the heir to House Gautier due to being born with a [[RoyaltySuperpower Crest]] which his older brother Miklan lacked. {{Deconstructed}} in that Sylvain [[BlessedWithSuck doesn't think he's won anything]]: Not only did this end up making [[GreenEyedMonster Miklan]] jealous to the point of wanting to [[CainAndAbel murder]] him for taking what he viewed as should have been his, Sylvain has been treated as more an object to be used for his family's honor than anything and he's been left feeling like none of the girls interested in him want ''him'' rather than the benefits of marrying nobility and bearing a "Crest baby."


* In ''Literature/LordOfTheWinds'', an Arctic village is being threatened by harsh winds, and a father with three daughters surmises that Lord Kotura of the Winds is angered and can only be appeased with a wife. He sends his eldest daughter to Lord Kotura's dwelling with very specific instructions. She ignores every single one, and then when she finally gets to Lord Kotura's dwelling, she also ignores ''his'' instructions; and in the end Lord Kotura angrily casts her out of his home to freeze to death in the snow. The winds grow stronger, and the father sends out his second daughter. Pretty much the exact same thing happens, and when the winds grow harsher once again, the father sends out his youngest daughter, who follows his and Lord Kotura's instructions to a T. Greatly pleased, Lord Kotura makes her his wife, the winds die down, and the village is saved.

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* In ''Literature/LordOfTheWinds'', an Arctic ''Literature/TheLordOfTheWinds'', a tundra village is being threatened by harsh winds, and a father with three daughters surmises that Lord Kotura of the Winds is angered and can only be appeased with a wife. He sends his eldest daughter to Lord Kotura's dwelling with very specific instructions. She ignores every single one, and then when she finally gets to Lord Kotura's dwelling, she also ignores ''his'' instructions; and in the end Lord Kotura angrily casts her out of his home to freeze to death in the snow. The winds grow stronger, and the father sends out his second daughter. Pretty much the exact same thing happens, and when the winds grow harsher once again, the father sends out his youngest daughter, who follows his and Lord Kotura's instructions to a T. Greatly pleased, Lord Kotura makes her his wife, the winds die down, and the village is saved.


* In "Lord Kotura of the Winds", an Arctic village is being threatened by harsh winds, and a father with three daughters surmises that Lord Kotura of the Winds is angered and can only be appeased with a wife. He sends his eldest daughter to Lord Kotura's dwelling with very specific instructions. She ignores every single one, and then when she finally gets to Lord Kotura's dwelling, she also ignores ''his'' instructions; and in the end Lord Kotura angrily casts her out of his home to freeze to death in the snow. The winds grow stronger, and the father sends out his second daughter. Pretty much the exact same thing happens, and when the winds grow harsher once again, the father sends out his youngest daughter, who follows his and Lord Kotura's instructions to a T. Greatly pleased, Lord Kotura makes her his wife, the winds die down, and the village is saved.

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* In "Lord Kotura of the Winds", ''Literature/LordOfTheWinds'', an Arctic village is being threatened by harsh winds, and a father with three daughters surmises that Lord Kotura of the Winds is angered and can only be appeased with a wife. He sends his eldest daughter to Lord Kotura's dwelling with very specific instructions. She ignores every single one, and then when she finally gets to Lord Kotura's dwelling, she also ignores ''his'' instructions; and in the end Lord Kotura angrily casts her out of his home to freeze to death in the snow. The winds grow stronger, and the father sends out his second daughter. Pretty much the exact same thing happens, and when the winds grow harsher once again, the father sends out his youngest daughter, who follows his and Lord Kotura's instructions to a T. Greatly pleased, Lord Kotura makes her his wife, the winds die down, and the village is saved.


* In ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'', it initially appears to be in full force; while George stuck in a dead end job and is kept out of the army by the fact that he's deaf in one ear, his younger brother Harry gets a successful job and later goes to war and saves an entire ship of sailors, becoming acclaimed for his heroism. But the WonderfulLife reveal is that without George's having saved Harry's life when they were young, all those sailors would have drowned when the ship was sunk; and Harry, on hearing that George is in trouble, drops everything [[spoiler:- including a meeting with President UsefulNotes/HarryTruman to congratulate him on his heroism -]] to run to his aid. The flashbacks also show that the only reason Harry became a success was because of the sacrifices George made. Harry only went to college because George chose to stay home and run the Savings and Loan instead of going himself and when Harry turned down a job offer from his father-in-law so he could take over for George like he promised, George made him take the job. At the very end, it's shown that Harry considers George the real successful one because of the loyalty the townspeople have towards George for everything he's done to help them.

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* In ''Film/ItsAWonderfulLife'', it initially appears to be in full force; while George stuck in a dead end job and is kept out of the army by the fact that he's deaf in one ear, his younger brother Harry gets a successful job and later goes to war and saves an entire ship of sailors, becoming acclaimed for his heroism. But the WonderfulLife [[ItsAWonderfulPlot Wonderful Life]] reveal is that without George's having saved Harry's life when they were young, all those sailors would have drowned when the ship was sunk; and Harry, on hearing that George is in trouble, drops everything [[spoiler:- including a meeting with President UsefulNotes/HarryTruman to congratulate him on his heroism -]] to run to his aid. The flashbacks also show that the only reason Harry became a success was because of the sacrifices George made. Harry only went to college because George chose to stay home and run the Savings and Loan instead of going himself and when Harry turned down a job offer from his father-in-law so he could take over for George like he promised, George made him take the job. At the very end, it's shown that Harry considers George the real successful one because of the loyalty the townspeople have towards George for everything he's done to help them.


* In "Literature/TheDancingWaterTheSingingAppleAndTheSpeakingBird", it is the youngest daughter who promises to have marvelous children and marries the king. This is the usual form of this tale, but Creator/TheBrothersGrimm [[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/grimms/96threelittlebirds.html "The Three Little Birds"]] features the oldest as the heroine.

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* In "Literature/TheDancingWaterTheSingingAppleAndTheSpeakingBird", it is the youngest daughter who promises to have marvelous children and marries the king. This is the usual form of this tale, but Creator/TheBrothersGrimm [[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/grimms/96threelittlebirds.html "The Three Little Birds"]] features the oldest as the heroine. (Though, of her children, it is the youngest who successfully finds and rescues her and her elder brothers.)

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* [[DoubleSubversion Double subverted]] in ''The Ugly Princess and the Wise Fool''. Everyone expects Rose, the youngest of the king's three daughters, to be the most beautiful of her sisters (who were named Asphalt and Concrete despite their beauty because everyone knows that it's the [[RuleOfThree third-born]] daughter who's ''always'' the best one and the other daughters are doomed to turn evil) but she turns out to be ugly instead, much to everyone's shock. Despite her homeliness, however, she's still the protagonist of the story who gets to go on adventures while her sisters are only minor characters.

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* ''Manga/MyHeroAcademia'': Downplayed with Shouto Todoroki. He's the youngest of his siblings and the only one to manifest the SuperpowerLottery Quirk his father wanted him to have. But he's only the youngest because he got that Quirk and his father would have had more children if that wasn't the case.

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* In Russian folklore, the seventh son of a seventh son is said to have incredible magic powers and often becomes a hunter of supernatural creatures. While not explicitly the youngest child, almost all works depicting them show them show them as one.


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''[[Literature/TheBible Genesis 25:23]]''


* Not only is Ramza from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyTactics'' the youngest of three brothers, he's also ''half-brother'' to Zalbag and Dycedarg. And yet he is the most noble among House Beoulve. His younger sister Alma, the true youngest of the family, spends most of the plot as the DamselInDistress, but she still manages a personal CrowningMomentOfAwesome when she rejects [[EldritchAbomination Bloody Angel Altima]] from pulling a GrandTheftMe.

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* Not only is Ramza from ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyTactics'' the youngest of three brothers, he's also ''half-brother'' to Zalbag and Dycedarg. And yet he is the most noble among House Beoulve. His younger sister Alma, the true youngest of the family, spends most of the plot as the DamselInDistress, but she still manages a personal CrowningMomentOfAwesome when she rejects [[EldritchAbomination Bloody Angel Altima]] from pulling a GrandTheftMe.

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