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  • In Nine Months, April's father disowns her after he finds out that she's pregnant.
  • "Father": Subverted in this story where someone takes advantage of Asuka in a party and she gets pregnant. Upon hearing this, her father immediately comes over from Germany with intentions of taking her back with him and performing an abortion to restore family honor, entirely without her consent. Her resistance results in the man flipping out and hitting her, causing Shinji (who proposed to her shortly before) to go berserk on his ass and almost kill him. Sohryu disowns Asuka and proceeds to take the family property for himself... only for Gendo to inform him that not only are Asuka and Shinji under NERV jurisdiction and therefore untouchable but she's also the sole inheritor of the entire family fortune, as per her mother's will. By disowning her, Sohryu forfeited his beneficiary rights. Oops! And that's even before Gendo threatens Sohryu that with Asuka and Shinji engaged, he considers her family so Sohryu will better back off or face the consequences.
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  • Superwomen of Eva 2: Lone Heir of Krypton: During her Mind Rape, Arael sends Asuka an illusion masquerading as Superman -who in this fic is Asuka's sperm donor- which tells her he has no daughter and she is unworthy of being an hero. It breaks her down.
  • Endrin practically says he's given up on Trian and Bhelen in Dragon Age: The Crown of Thorns, only it's the dwarven noble protagonist that he tells it to, just before the whole kinslaying happens (or does it?) and he sweeps the second son under the rug while passively watching Bhelen get things going his way. It's no wonder the DN takes matters into his own hands and manipulates the entire city-state, including Endrin, Trian, Bhelen, you name it, the way he does. Later, it is revealed that Endrin played it straight with Bhelen, although the fact he didn't do it publicly allowed the guy to take control of House Aeducan after the king died.
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  • An interesting variant of this trope happens in the Reading Rainbowverse when Spitfire disowns Lightning Dust. At first it seems the usual "disappointed mother" route, but then Spitfire is relieved of duty and forced into therapy; she admits she's actually very sure that Lightning Dust hates her and that she deserves a better mother.
  • In two Saki 4komas, (here and here) Teru's disowning Saki is parodied, when it's indicated that Teru is denying Saki's existence due to being angry over Saki making fun of her small breasts.
  • In Incarnation of Legends, Haruhime's father disowns her for her independent streak and desire to leave her Gilded Cage to be with Bell, telling her to just go if she wants to leave so badly.
  • Empath: The Luckiest Smurf: Papa Smurf in the alternate timeline story where he marries Smurfette, has a child through her, and was run out of the village by his little Smurfs along with his new nuclear family, reacts to the news of Empath and the other Smurfs being trapped in time by calling them his "former little Smurfs", disavowing even his relationship to Empath.
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  • In the Girls und Panzer fic, Boys und Sensha-do!, found here, it is revealed that Shiho is still planning on disowning Miho, despite her having won against Black Forest because her way is not the traditional Nishizumi way, and she now has boys on her team. Shiho carries out this threat in Chapter 7, while Miho is in the hospital no less, although she later claims that it's to allow Miho to follow her own path, with the support of her friends.
  • In Saki: After Story, Teru keeps denying that Saki is her sister, even though Sumire knows otherwise. When Saki tries to go over to talk to Teru after defeating her in the final round of the tournament, Teru flies into a rage and beats up Saki with a metal pipe, a box cutter, and a chair (also attacking Nodoka when she tries to help). It takes the rest of Teru's team to restrain her, and Sumire telling Teru that she spoke with her parents and obtained proof that Saki is her sister before Teru realizes what she's done.
  • In Ultimate Spider-Woman: Change With The Light, Harvey Broxtel's parents call their son a "monster" and declare that he's dead to them. They also show more concern for Spider-Woman than for Harvey, even though she was the one who beat him unconscious. This is because Harvey is a sadistic psychopath with a long history of committing very violent crimes who became the full-blown Pyromaniac Firebrand after he acquired the ability to generate and control fire. The reason Harvey's parents are thanking Spider-Woman for knocking him out is because he tried to kill them for cutting him out of their will and using their money to compensate all of the people he murdered both before and after he became a supervillain.
  • ''Will of Foxfire:'' Itachi finds out that this was done to Naruto by his entire family to the point they pulled a partial Unperson on him by erasing his personal history before shoving him into foster care with fake induction papers at the age of five before threatening to kill him should he tell anyone who his real family is. The reason for this drastic action? Naruto is a werewolf born into a family of Kitsune. To be fair, the reason he was disowned was due to pressure from outside the family; while undoubtedly some of them wanted him gone, there were plenty of them who liked him. Also, the others wanted Naruto killed, it's arguable that the only way to keep him alive was to do what they did.
  • In Origin Story, which takes place in the Marvel Universe, Louise Fulford reveals to her girlfriend, Alex Harris, that her parents threw her out of the house and told her not to come back not because she (Louise) was a lesbian, but rather because she was a mutant.
  • In The Vow, which is essentially Lord Shen's story narrated more deeply, Shen's father Lord Goa says this word to word when he's forced to banish Shen.
    Lord Goa: I have no son… No son of mine would disgrace me as you have done.
  • In A Spark of Ice and Fire, after Asha Greyjoy chooses to live with and study under Agatha Heterodyne, whom the Iron Islands consider an enemy, her father Balon angrily disowns her. He tells his men that when they inevitably go to war, he doesn't care if Asha gets killed.
  • In The Black Emperor, Charles zi Britannia posthumously disowns Clovis after Zero exposes the truth about his actions in Shinjuku.
  • A common occurrence in Pokémon Reset Bloodlines. Many parents have disowned their children when they turn out to be bloodliners, though in Belladonna's case, she was thrown out for being a lesbian instead.
  • Mr and Mrs Gold: Maurice essentially disowns Belle when he finds out that she married Rumpelstiltskin of her own free will and became a sorceress, denying her even when she offered to help him when he fell ill. In Storybrooke, Moe French did the same thing when she broke it off with her handsome finance Gaspard and cancelled all plans last minute to marry Mr. Gold, who he sees as an Ambiguously Evil landlord and implied criminal. They eventually reconcile after Mr. Gold gives him a "The Reason You Suck" Speech after denying Rose's officer to give one of her kidneys to save him.
  • In the Friends fic "TO On the Streets", Judy orders Monica out of the house on her eighteenth birthday, revealing that she actually wanted an abortion when she realised that she was pregnant with Monica and Jack and Ross are on holiday specifically to avoid dealing with this expulsion. Monica only learns the truth years later at her wedding to Chandler, as Chandler invited Ross as his college roommate unaware that Ross was Monica's brother, after which Ross confirms that he and Jack had no idea what Judy was going to do. Once Jack learns the full situation, he leaves Judy as soon as she confirms what she did, making it clear to her that just the fact she'd ask him to choose between his wife and his daughter makes it clear to Jack that there isn't a choice as far as he's concerned.
  • Miraculous: Marinette's baby: Despite the fact that Adrien wants the baby and is fully willing to raise it, Gabriel thoroughly Un-persons his unborn grandson, believing that it would ruin his son's future. It is the part when Gabriel refers to the baby as "it" that really clinches it for Marinette.
  • In Karma in Retrograde, Endeavor tells his son Touya this after learning that he (or rather, his future self) is Dabi.
    Endeavor: Quit acting like you don’t know. You can trick them, but you won’t fool me again. I should have known you were rotten to your core.
    Touya: Like Father, Like Son, right?
    Endeavor: You are not my son.
  • Loved and Lost, an extended retelling of "A Canterlot Wedding", has a sibling variant; the manipulated Twilight Sparkle disowns her brother Shining Armor when she mistakenly believes Princess Cadance just became injured because of him as well as her former friends and Celestia. She also does that in retaliation of the way he renounced her at the wedding rehearsal, wording her words the same way he did. She does later regret this once she realizes how she's being manipulated and reconciles with Shining Armor who in turn owns up to his own actions toward her.
    Twilight: And you can forget about me calling you my BBBFFnote  anymore! In fact, I don't even have a brother.
  • The Ripple Effect:
    • Danse is reunited with her Missing Mom only to be disowned a few moments upon revealing she has a girlfriend.
    • Raya's devoutly Catholic mother threatens to disown her upon learning that Raya has gotten pregnant out of her wedlock. After a heated argument, Maria comes to terms with it.
  • A Starstruck Phantasmic Romance: Val-Yor disowned his daughter because he chose a Tamaranean explorer as her boyfriend. Their family disowned him in response.
  • Parental version in Blackbird (Arrow). By the end Laurel has implicitly disowned her mother, made clear when she refers to Dinah as "[her and Sara's] birth mother". Even in her thoughts, she addresses Dinah by her first name.
  • Itachi is disowned by his clan in Son of the Sannin due to him being against their planned coup. His disownment ends up being rescinded when the coup fails since only two other members of the clan survived and the new clan head is his best friend Shisui.
  • A Diplomatic Visit:
    • Johnny Apple disowned his daughter Slice n' Dice, who'd become a butcher in the Packlands, over false information that her temporary laborers brought him; he even forced his wife Lazuli to destroy their pictures of her and pretend their second-born, Bramley, was their only child. He eventually comes around though when Celestia presents him with evidence that he'd been lied to about her.
    • Downplayed with Lazuli herself, who acted like she agreed with him in public. Privately though, she refused to forget her eldest and only destroyed extras of the photos to fool her husband, having always kept the originals and a set or two of duplicates in a safe place; when Celestia comes to the family with proof that Slice n' Dice is not a criminal like they thought, Lazuli is the first to openly ask for more information in the hopes that she was right to continue believing in her daughter.
  • Unbreakable Red Silken Thread: Gwen's mother disowns her and kicks her out of her house because of her insistence of staying with Duncan.
  • Those With Ruinous Envy starts with Margrave Gautier officially disowning Miklan for his actions. His mother is initially regretful, but fully embraces this trope later when Miklan kills his father.
    Miklan: I know you do. [Knocks her out]
  • Turning Point:
    • When Dracula loses his temper and kicks Lisa out, he says to "take your half-breed bastard with you." It is not until after does he regret it.
    • Inversely, Alucard takes his mother's banishment than she did, refusing to even talk about him for any long duration of time.
  • When Ping comes back to home, after living twelve years as a soldier, in Make a Man Out of You, his mother rejects him for being transgender. She doesn't see her child in Ping, just someone wearing their face. She grieves her "daughter Mulan" just like she grieves her actually dead husband. Ping ultimately decides that he doesn't need anyone from his old life anymore.
  • This is used non-conventionally in Achilles' Heel when Lusamine wonders whether she has the right to call Gladion and Lillie her children after their abusive upbringing.
  • Weiss' father in Fighting for the Future disowned her long before the story starts. He doesn't even refer to her as his daughter, but as "a lunatic who endangered [the] family".
  • Mastermind: Rise of Anarchy: Inko blames her son, Izuku Midoriya (aka Mastermind), for corrupting Shouto Todoroki when she visits Rei Todoroki at a mental hospital.

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