History TearJerker / Crisis

22nd Jun '14 6:20:08 PM SomeNewGuy
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* In the series finale, [[spoiler:the death of the First Lady and her husband and son's reaction.]]
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* In the series finale, [[spoiler:the death of the First Lady and her husband and son's reaction.]] * [[spoiler:Despite everything he's done, Gibson's utterly [[VillainousBSOD shattered]] expression when Beth Ann turns on him can be hard to watch. In his own twisted way, he truly did love his daughter, and learning that she now hates him completely pushes him over the edge.]]
22nd Jun '14 2:23:02 PM QuantumReality
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* One of the death squad soldiers, Hawkins, [[spoiler:admits he feels nothing over strangling his father to death and quietly asks Dunn to "put a bullet in his head".]]
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* One of the death squad soldiers, Hawkins, [[spoiler:admits he feels nothing over strangling his father to death and quietly asks Dunn to "put a bullet in his head".]] * In the series finale, [[spoiler:the death of the First Lady and her husband and son's reaction.]]
16th Jun '14 4:55:19 PM QuantumReality
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* [[spoiler:In order to get her son back, Xia Liao must unleash a cyberattack that cripples the United States infrastructure, even though the virus will almost certainly lead to a war with China. She initially goes through with it, but after seeing all the ensuing carnage, she goes and undoes the damage. And thus, she and her husband become the first Ballard parents to lose their kid...]]
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* [[spoiler:In order to get her son back, Xia Liao must unleash a cyberattack that cripples the United States infrastructure, even though the virus will almost certainly lead to a war with China. She initially goes through with it, but after seeing all the ensuing carnage, she goes and undoes the damage. And thus, she and her husband become the first Ballard parents to lose their kid...]] * One of the death squad soldiers, Hawkins, [[spoiler:admits he feels nothing over strangling his father to death and quietly asks Dunn to "put a bullet in his head".]]
28th May '14 3:07:20 AM GamerFromJump
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* [[spoiler:In order to get her son back, Sya Liao must unleash a cyberattack that cripples the United States infrastructure, even though the virus will almost certainly lead to a war with China. She initially goes through with it, but after seeing all the ensuing carnage, she goes and undoes the damage. And thus, she and her husband become the first Ballard parents to lose their kid...]]
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* [[spoiler:In order to get her son back, Sya Xia Liao must unleash a cyberattack that cripples the United States infrastructure, even though the virus will almost certainly lead to a war with China. She initially goes through with it, but after seeing all the ensuing carnage, she goes and undoes the damage. And thus, she and her husband become the first Ballard parents to lose their kid...]]
25th May '14 8:24:06 PM StrixObscuro
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added a tearjerker
* Obviously, the kidnapping itself causes quite a lot of stress, in-verse, for the parents and teenagers in question.
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* Obviously, the kidnapping itself causes quite a lot of stress, in-verse, in-universe, for the parents and teenagers in question.

* [[spoiler:Jakob Vries may be the boss of a South African mercenary company but it's hard not to empathize with his love for his children and his distaste for the way Gibson manipulates the parents by using their children against them. Especially that scene where he gets all of about a minute with his daughter before he's under arrest.]]
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* [[spoiler:Jakob Vries may be the boss of a South African mercenary company but it's hard not to empathize with his love for his children and his distaste for the way Gibson manipulates the parents by using their children against them. Especially that scene where he gets all of about a minute with his daughter before he's under arrest.]] * [[spoiler:In order to get her son back, Sya Liao must unleash a cyberattack that cripples the United States infrastructure, even though the virus will almost certainly lead to a war with China. She initially goes through with it, but after seeing all the ensuing carnage, she goes and undoes the damage. And thus, she and her husband become the first Ballard parents to lose their kid...]]
25th May '14 7:27:21 PM StrixObscuro
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minor fix
** [[spoiler: Which is made even more sad by the fact that she really wanted the kidnappers to demand a ransom from her parents so that she could go home. She may end up unnecessarily blaming herself for her fathers death for the rest of her life.]] * [[spoiler:Jakob Vries may be the boss of an African mercenary company but it's hard not to empathize with his love for his children and his distaste for the way Gibson manipulates the parents by using their children against them. Especially that scene where he gets all of about a minute with his daughter before he's under arrest.]]
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** [[spoiler: Which is made even more sad by the fact that she really wanted the kidnappers to demand a ransom from her parents so that she could go home. She may end up unnecessarily blaming herself for her fathers father's death for the rest of her life.]] * [[spoiler:Jakob Vries may be the boss of an a South African mercenary company but it's hard not to empathize with his love for his children and his distaste for the way Gibson manipulates the parents by using their children against them. Especially that scene where he gets all of about a minute with his daughter before he's under arrest.]]
6th May '14 6:42:51 PM QuantumReality
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* [[spoiler:Jakob Vries may be the boss of an African mercenary company but it's hard not to empathize with his love for his children and his distaste for the way Gibson manipulates the parents by using their children against him. Especially that scene where he gets all of about a minute with his daughter before he's under arrest.]]
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* [[spoiler:Jakob Vries may be the boss of an African mercenary company but it's hard not to empathize with his love for his children and his distaste for the way Gibson manipulates the parents by using their children against him.them. Especially that scene where he gets all of about a minute with his daughter before he's under arrest.]]
5th May '14 6:12:21 PM QuantumReality
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** [[spoiler: Which is made even more sad by the fact that she really wanted the kidnappers to demand a ransom from her parents so that she could go home. She may end up unnecessarily blaming herself for her fathers death for the rest of her life.]]
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** [[spoiler: Which is made even more sad by the fact that she really wanted the kidnappers to demand a ransom from her parents so that she could go home. She may end up unnecessarily blaming herself for her fathers death for the rest of her life.]] * [[spoiler:Jakob Vries may be the boss of an African mercenary company but it's hard not to empathize with his love for his children and his distaste for the way Gibson manipulates the parents by using their children against him. Especially that scene where he gets all of about a minute with his daughter before he's under arrest.]]
28th Apr '14 2:04:56 PM LikeSnowyNights
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** [[spoiler: Which is made even more sad by the fact that she really wanted to have the kidnappers to demand a ransom so that she could go home. She may end up unnecessarily blaming herself for her fathers death for the rest of her life.]]
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** [[spoiler: Which is made even more sad by the fact that she really wanted to have the kidnappers to demand a ransom from her parents so that she could go home. She may end up unnecessarily blaming herself for her fathers death for the rest of her life.]]
28th Apr '14 2:03:58 PM LikeSnowyNights
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* [[spoiler:Just as Sharlene is released, she discovers her father died from a CIA sniper shot.]]
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* [[spoiler:Just as Sharlene is released, she discovers her father died from a CIA sniper shot.]] **[[spoiler: Which is made even more sad by the fact that she really wanted to have the kidnappers to demand a ransom so that she could go home. She may end up unnecessarily blaming herself for her fathers death for the rest of her life.]]
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