When the Chinese boy Jin starts to date his classmate Amelia Harris, an Anglo friend strongly urges Jin to stop, saying he wants her to "make good choices.
Between Nightwing and adopted little brother Tim Drake — one issue had Tim believed to have been killed by the Joker when a mass Arkham escape was in progress. Nightwing then beats the Joker to death with his bare hands, it didn't help that the Joker decided to bring up how he had also killed Jason Todd another one of Nightwing's adopted little brothers.
The Joker was just lucky Batman was around to revive him. Catwoman tends to be a female version of this whenever she acquires a female tagalong who's too old for this to be considered Mama Bear. Dick to Batman's biological son Damian , who eventually softens up to Dick, though he probably wouldn't say it out loud to Dick.
Dick's relationship with everyone he knows, him being on both ends. Be they a Titan , Leaguer or one of the Batfamily , Dick will make sure to get you messed up for harming them.
Be they a Titan, Leaguer, or Bat, they will make sure to get you messed up for harming him. Thor treated Loki this way in early flashbacks to their childhood; however, it only aggravated Loki's already raging inferiority complex, putting him on the path to villainy. However, after Loki accidentally brought about the near-total destruction of Asgard, was killed in a last-ditch heroic sacrifice to save what was left that may have been part of The Plan and reincarnated as a kid with only his childhood memories, he appreciates this protection a lot, since the only reason most people in Asgard haven't killed him yet is because they know Thor would go on a Roaring Rampage of Revenge on them and the city if Loki is harmed.
Kid Loki seems to be similarly protective of Thor. During the Fear Itself event, he engages in dark dealings and agrees to restore the Ragnarok Cycle all to save Thor from being killed by The Serpent.
Thor has always been like this towards Loki even when the latter was a villain. For better or for worse, Thor sees Loki as his responsibility. Thor will always foil Loki's evil plots and step in to save him from worse threats. In the first arc Issues , Rarity and Applejack normally Vitriolic Best Buds are willing to go off by themselves to rescue their respective little sisters, when it seems that Twilight's overthinking will slow everything down. Also, Rainbow Dash is fiercely protective of Scootaloo, even though continuity-wise the arc is set before their official bonding episode.
Celestia shows this towards Luna on a few occasions. She's only stopped by a magical barrier conjured up by Mirror! Quicksilver is protective to the point of jealousy when it comes to his sister the Scarlet Witch. This is taken further in Ultimate Marvel. Apparently, it runs in the family, with the next Maximoff witch, Wiccan being protected by his twin, Speed.
It's complicated, but both Superman and Supergirl are this to each other Supergirl is technically at least fifteen years older, but due to suspended animation shenanigans, Superman is a grown man while she's still a teenager.
Later on, when one of Supergirl's enemies mentioned that he would go after her cousin after defeating her, she pounced on him and beat him.
In War World Superman is trying to find Supergirl, who has gone missing. Superman is not prone to listen to reason if Kara is in danger. In The Supergirl from Krypton , Superman is very overprotective of his long-lost, new-fond young cousin. Very, very overprotective and short-tempered. Darkseid found out the hard way. Cosmic Adventures in the 8th Grade , Superman is protective from his cousin Say whatever you want about Lex, but he cares for his little sister.
Lena is my sister, alien I'm going to save her. Say what you will about Bizarro, but in Bizarrogirl , he intended to flee because he wanted to protect his young cousin at all costs. One night, while camping, the girl is set upon by a huge and vicious predator.
Darca knows that he can't reach them in time to save her, when the man leaps at the beast with a large rock in his hands. Several minutes later, the creature has long since stopped moving and he keeps smashing at it with the rock.
In Switch , Mary, the protagonist, explains that she once saw a boy getting bullied but left pretending she hadn't seen anything.
In contrast, when a giant monsters throws a van against her little brother, she rushes to get him out of the way and gets crushed instead though the Witchblade heals her injuries. Gender and age-inverted with X herself, who in Wolverines 1 is shown to have become highly protective of her older "brother" Daken after his healing factor was shut down at the end of The Logan Legacy by Siphon, and tells him to stay back while she deals with any members of the Wrecking Crew they come across. She goes through great lengths to protect and help them, nearly loses her cool when she thinks Taskmaster killed them, and is visibly upset when Doctor Strange admits he can't help her cure the girls despite her assurances she would get them through it.
Though they can find it hard to get along, Cyclops still tends to treat Havok this way, insisting on carrying his coma-ridden brother into the X-Mansion despite the presence of a wheelchair and being so protective and interfering that they're mistaken for a couple in an issue of X-Factor. Apollo, despite being the younger twin, tricks his twin sister Artemis into killing Orion because he feared this was one guy for whom she could give up her vow of chastity. To the great surprise of those who watched the movie Troy, Agamemnon in the original Classical Mythology and The Iliad has this in spades where Menelaus is concerned.
Paris fucked with Menelaus, Agamemnon will make Troy burn. There's also one regarding Castor and Pollux themselves. Castor was the son of Leda and her husband, the King of Sparta. Pollux was the result of Leda being seduced by Zeus , but it hardly mattered to them. The brothers were inseparable heroes until they were defeated in battle.
Pollux, being a demigod, went up to Olympus, but was unhappy because his brother was in the mortal underworld. Long story short, the brothers became the constellation Gemini. There's a Big Sister Instinct in the play Antigone. Oedipus' two sons, Eteocles and Polynices, were quarreling over the kingdom inheritance and eventually killed each other in a duel. Their uncle, Creon, decried that no one would bury the brother he liked less essentially leaving him to rot shamefully in the streets on the penalty of death, but what did the brothers' sister, Antigone, do?
Defied his order and buried her brother, of course! This ended tragically , though, with Antigone put into a tomb and hanging herself , while Creon himself had to lost his wife and son indirectly because of the grief of Antigone's death. More "little sister instinct". A very religious Italian woman named Angela Merici was very depressed when her older sister Gianna Maria died without rites, and prayed ceaselessly to make sure her soul would be at peace.
One day, she received a vision telling her that Gianna was in Heaven with the saints. In gratitude, Angela devoted the rest of her life to teaching, religion and service to the poor, founded the Order of Ursulines, and ultimately became Saint Angela Merici.
Happens in a couple of places in The Bible. One passage in the Song of Songs goes "We have a little sister, and her breasts are not yet grown. What shall we do for our sister on the day she is spoken for? Jacob isn't happy about this, but they still don't feel they did anything wrong. When Tamar, a daughter of David, is raped by her half-brother Amnon and thrown out, her full brother Absalom sends his servants to kill him.
Matt as the older brother, both in story lines and Real Life , often plays this role when he's not this, he instead is the Jerkass. Little Fiji's opening rap even refers to giving her sister a call if she's in trouble. Punk is clearly fond of those he considers his little sisters, in Kayfabe and in Real Life. During his Chicago Street Fight with Chris Jericho , his opponent proceeded to taunt his little sister who was sitting ringside.
She promptly slapped him in the face. When Chris tried to go after her, Punk pretty much lost it and beat the shit of Jericho, including putting him through the Spanish Announcers Table with a flying elbow. Jericho himself qualifies for this trope in real life.
At Summerslam , after the controversial ending to the Orton-Lesnar match that saw Randy Orton bloodied the hard way by Brock Lesnar and later revealed to have suffered a concussion , a furious Jericho backed Lesnar against a wall, demanding to know if that had been intentional. Jericho was willing to get into a real fight with Lesnar if he'd hurt Orton deliberately.
Even after Rollins stabbed him and Ambrose in the back, he still has this for Ambrose and it's been implied that he still has somewhat of a soft spot for Rollins. In fact, some of the main reasons why he hates The Authority , particularly Triple H , is because of the pure hell they've put Dean through and their corruption of Seth. Even one time when the twins themselves were feuding, Brie prevented AJ Lee from attacking Nikki at ringside.
Averted one time when Brie abandoned Nikki to get attacked by Kharma. Nikki forgave Brie, admitting she would have done the exact same thing. Stevie Ray is also a real life example. During his podcast, Stand Up For Greatness, he revealed that when he heard that Mike Awesome had hurt his younger brother Booker T in a match, he confronted him.
Stevie made it very clear that if Awesome had admitted that he intentionally hurt Booker, he would've kicked his ass. Theatre Angelica Schuyler from Hamilton absolutely loses it when she finds out that her sister Eliza's husband Hamilton cheated on her and broke her heart. In a cut song called "Congratulations," she drags Hamilton for a whole two minutes. Despite showing some love to Hamilton, Angelica Schuyler will not take any of Hamilton's shit and will always put Eliza, her only remaining baby sister, before anything and anyone in the world.
One of her lines in "The Reynolds Pamphlet" sums it up: Emma Borden from Lizzie is fiercely protective towards her younger sister.
With their mother's death and abusive father, Emma essentially became a parental figure to Lizzie. It is clear she feels responsible for her happiness and well-being more accurately, lack thereof.
Given the subject matter , her efforts to save her sister don't exactly work. Visual Novels Ace Attorney: Lana Skye from Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney comes across as an Aloof Big Sister to Ema, but as it turns out, she's been acting as a reluctant accomplice to Gant for years, all to protect Ema from the Awful Truth: However, Gant actually staged the scene to frame Ema and killed Neil himself, all so he could manipulate Lana's protective instincts and blackmail her into forging evidence for him whenever he saw fit.
In Justice For All, the third trial reveals that Acro had this for his little brother, Bat, which was how he ended up confined to a wheelchair. When he saw Bat getting his head chewed on by a lion, he ran in to save him and was attacked as a result. Ace Attorney , Apollo shows signs of having this for Trucy.
When she's grabbed by a threatening intruder in the courtroom during case , he follows after and, when he finds her alright, he cries and shouts how he's going to press charges on whoever did it he's not too happy to find out Trucy faked the kidnapping herself.