History Heartwarming / ChronoTrigger

11th Mar '16 7:42:36 AM wyattte
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* Marle's sidequest and subsequent reconciliation with the King is one of the great TearsOfJoy moments in the game, from the BigDamnHeroes moment of her stopping his sentencing (''"FATHER!!!"''), to the heart-to-heart they have after the EvilChancellor gets his shit ruined. This exchange just caps it:
7th Mar '16 5:13:55 AM kraas
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** And if you decide to kill Magus, [[spoiler: rather than cursing you with his last breath, he tells you to talk find the Guru of Time if you want to bring back Crono. He has no real reason to do this; it's possible that he has some regret for his past deeds and saw this as a last chance to do something good for someone else.]]

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** And if you decide to kill Magus, [[spoiler: rather than cursing you with his last breath, he tells you to talk find to the Guru of Time if you want to bring back Crono. He has no real reason to do this; it's possible that he has some regret for his past deeds and saw this as a last chance to do something good for someone else.]]



* Think about what Lucca is doing when she goes back in time to prevent her mother's accident: Originally it was the accident and the crippling of her mother that turned her mind to science. By going back to that moment and preventing the accident, there was no guarantee that she would have ended up with the same interest in science. By doing that and becoming a completely different person, what's to say that the many important events in the game that rely on her would have happened? She basically chose her mother over the entire timeline!

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* Think about what Lucca is doing when she goes back in time to prevent her mother's accident: Originally it was the accident and the crippling of her mother that turned her mind to science. By going back to that moment and preventing the accident, there was no guarantee that she would have ended up with the same interest in science. By doing that and becoming a completely different person, what's to say that the many important events in the game that rely on her would have happened? She basically chose her mother over the entire timeline!
9th Feb '16 7:43:57 AM kraas
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** And if you decide to kill Magus, [[spoiler: rather than cursing you with his last breath, he tells you to talk find the Guru of Time if you want to bring back Crono. He has no real reason to do this; it's possible that he has some regret for his past deeds and saw this as a last chance to do something good for someone else.]]
10th Dec '14 1:58:32 AM DannWoolf
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-->'''Robo:''' "No one's ever asked me that before!"

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-->'''Robo:''' "No No one's ever asked me that before!"before!
9th Jul '14 2:24:25 AM Ingonyama
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** The very fact that, in the ending where they soar through all the time periods, they get to see others whom they met: Ayla and Kino on their Pterosaurs, Magus still searching for Schala, and Frog at Zenan Bridge with Leene and the king. This combined with "To Far Away Times" makes for probably the most heartwarming/TearsOfJoy video game ending ever.
22nd Oct '13 3:31:39 AM GameGuruGG
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** [[spoiler:Even better is what is shown in one of the alternate endings where both Janus and Magus (as the Prophet) interact, which shows Alfador genuinely confused at which 'Janus' to follow!]]
15th Oct '13 3:29:15 AM Ingonyama
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** And then demands Taban dance with her at the Moonlight Parade.

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** *** And then demands Taban dance with her at the Moonlight Parade.
15th Oct '13 3:27:53 AM Ingonyama
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** And then demands Taban dance with her at the Moonlight Parade.


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** For that matter, in one of the MultipleEndings we see him and Atropos have a CrashIntoHello [[HistoryRepeats exactly like Crono and Marle did at the start of the game]].
11th Jun '13 1:47:34 PM GunarmDyne
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* Frog's final words with Cyrus; Cyrus dispels all doubt within his friend, reassuring Frog about the latter's skill as a swordsman, and as a friend. Frog clearly could not spit out what he wanted to say, but he and Cyrus were so close that Cyrus seemed to already knew what Frog wanted to say before departing for good. This is even more heartwarming if you tried visiting the ruins in the present; Cyrus needed the closure himself and 400 years of his own worries and self doubt turned him into a vengeful avatar of hate who's only lucid moment was when he realized he knew someone named Glenn. In essence, the scene wasn't for Frog or Cyrus, but both. Masa and Mune of course lampshades the hell out of this.

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* Frog's final words with Cyrus; Cyrus dispels all doubt within his friend, reassuring Frog about the latter's skill as a swordsman, and as a friend. Frog clearly could not spit out what he wanted to say, but he and Cyrus were so close that Cyrus seemed to already knew what Frog wanted to say before departing for good. This is even more heartwarming if you tried visiting the ruins in the present; Cyrus needed the closure himself and 400 years of his own worries and self doubt turned him into a vengeful avatar of hate who's only lucid moment was when he realized he knew someone named Glenn. In essence, the scene wasn't for Frog or Cyrus, but both. Masa and Mune of course lampshades the hell out of this. this.
* Think about what Lucca is doing when she goes back in time to prevent her mother's accident: Originally it was the accident and the crippling of her mother that turned her mind to science. By going back to that moment and preventing the accident, there was no guarantee that she would have ended up with the same interest in science. By doing that and becoming a completely different person, what's to say that the many important events in the game that rely on her would have happened? She basically chose her mother over the entire timeline!
20th May '13 1:39:01 PM Deathhacker
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* During the ending, when everyone's going their separate ways, it's mentioned that since Robo came from a desolate future (which the actions of our heroes have averted), he may not exist in the new timeline. It's a genuine TearJerker, with a quietly mournful lullaby playing as Robo comforts a distraught Lucca before stepping through the Time Gate, [[RetGone and possibly erasing himself from existence.]] However, if you get the ending where Crono, Marle, and Lucca [[ItMakesSenseInContext grab the Epoch to look for Crono's mother and his cat]], one of the time periods they soar through shows Robo sitting with his companion Atropos on a verdant hillside. Looks like the future ''did'' have a place for him, after all!

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* During the ending, when everyone's going their separate ways, it's mentioned that since Robo came from a desolate future (which the actions of our heroes have averted), he may not exist in the new timeline. It's a genuine TearJerker, with a quietly mournful lullaby playing as Robo comforts a distraught Lucca before stepping through the Time Gate, [[RetGone and possibly erasing himself from existence.]] However, if you get the ending where Crono, Marle, and Lucca [[ItMakesSenseInContext grab the Epoch to look for Crono's mother and his cat]], one of the time periods they soar through shows Robo sitting with his companion Atropos on a verdant hillside. Looks like the future ''did'' have a place for him, after all!all!
* Frog's final words with Cyrus; Cyrus dispels all doubt within his friend, reassuring Frog about the latter's skill as a swordsman, and as a friend. Frog clearly could not spit out what he wanted to say, but he and Cyrus were so close that Cyrus seemed to already knew what Frog wanted to say before departing for good. This is even more heartwarming if you tried visiting the ruins in the present; Cyrus needed the closure himself and 400 years of his own worries and self doubt turned him into a vengeful avatar of hate who's only lucid moment was when he realized he knew someone named Glenn. In essence, the scene wasn't for Frog or Cyrus, but both. Masa and Mune of course lampshades the hell out of this.
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