History TearJerker / Dishonored

21st Dec '17 12:57:38 PM ShorinBJ
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* The prologue is a tearjerker in spades. Corvo is a legendary warrior, but he's helpless to stop Daud from killing Jessamine and taking Emily. And with the hints in the game, confirmed in the sequel, that [[spoiler: Corvo and Jessamine were lovers and Emily is his daughter]], it's so much worse.
14th Oct '17 8:10:59 AM ShorinBJ
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** And her saying she thought Lydia would give her up, but instead Lydia told Havelock to screw himself.



* The unnamed noble encountered in The Knife of Dunwall who is trapped during the Trisch campange. While he talks in a condescending voice, he not only gives you the means to a unlethal solution, he even explains how he went to great lengths to ensure he doesn't involve any servants or guards into it. And why did he do all that? Because he (as many other) got accused of being infected and will be send to the Flooded District, dooming him to become a Weeper.
* The guards that Daud can save from execution in prison. They get killed since they allowed Corvo escape - something that was impossible to avoid thanks to his powers. If Daud does nothing, then they get shot then and there. If he kills/knocks out the two executioners, then they will run and hide in a spot, cowering in fear. And while Daud might have saved them now, it is impossible to help them out of the prison, leaving their ultimate fate vague.

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* The unnamed noble encountered in The Knife of Dunwall who is trapped during the Trisch campange. campaign. While he talks in a condescending voice, he not only gives you the means to a unlethal nonlethal solution, he even explains how he went to great lengths to ensure he doesn't involve any servants or guards into it. And why did he do all that? Because he (as many other) others) got accused of being infected and will be send to the Flooded District, dooming him to become a Weeper.
* The guards that Daud can save from execution in prison. They get killed since they allowed Corvo escape - something that was impossible to avoid thanks to his powers.escape. If Daud does nothing, then they get shot then and there. If he kills/knocks out the two executioners, then they will run and hide in a spot, cowering in fear. And while Daud might have saved them now, it is impossible to help them out of the prison, leaving their ultimate fate vague.
2nd Aug '17 10:10:50 AM MoonByte
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* The unnamed noble encountered in The Knife of Dunwall who is trapped during the Trisch campange. While he talks in a condescending voice, he not only gives you the means to a unlethal solution, he even explains how he went to great lengths to ensure he doesn't involve any servants or guards into it. And why did he do all that? Because he (as many other) got accused of being infected and will be send to the Flooded District, dooming him to become a Weeper.

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* The unnamed noble encountered in The Knife of Dunwall who is trapped during the Trisch campange. While he talks in a condescending voice, he not only gives you the means to a unlethal solution, he even explains how he went to great lengths to ensure he doesn't involve any servants or guards into it. And why did he do all that? Because he (as many other) got accused of being infected and will be send to the Flooded District, dooming him to become a Weeper.Weeper.
* The guards that Daud can save from execution in prison. They get killed since they allowed Corvo escape - something that was impossible to avoid thanks to his powers. If Daud does nothing, then they get shot then and there. If he kills/knocks out the two executioners, then they will run and hide in a spot, cowering in fear. And while Daud might have saved them now, it is impossible to help them out of the prison, leaving their ultimate fate vague.
2nd Aug '17 10:08:40 AM MoonByte
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Which then got me thinking about how many women a high chaos!Emily has seen brutally murdered–in front of her, trying to protect her–in less than a year: her mother Jessamine, then Callista, and now this poor maid, who would have barely known Emily but would pay the ultimate price for her anyway.

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Which then got me thinking about how many women a high chaos!Emily has seen brutally murdered–in front of her, trying to protect her–in less than a year: her mother Jessamine, then Callista, and now this poor maid, who would have barely known Emily but would pay the ultimate price for her anyway.anyway.
* The unnamed noble encountered in The Knife of Dunwall who is trapped during the Trisch campange. While he talks in a condescending voice, he not only gives you the means to a unlethal solution, he even explains how he went to great lengths to ensure he doesn't involve any servants or guards into it. And why did he do all that? Because he (as many other) got accused of being infected and will be send to the Flooded District, dooming him to become a Weeper.
2nd Aug '17 10:03:55 AM MoonByte
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* In Knife Of Dunwall [[spoiler: Billie Lurk's death in Low Chaos is an absolute heart-breaker. She smiles at him. Daud actually ''holds her hand''.]]

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* In Knife Of Dunwall [[spoiler: Billie Lurk's death in Low Chaos is an absolute heart-breaker. She smiles at him. Daud actually ''holds her hand''.]]]] And the narration only makes it worse: [[spoiler: She smiled because she remembered when she first met Daud, where he spared her life and made her an assassin, the best day she ever had]].
1st Aug '17 10:26:18 PM MadCat221
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* If you go to Callista's room in the tower while Emily is in there, you get to see her as a traumatized child.

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* If After sacking Sokolov, you can go see Emily in bed, tossing, turning and sleep-talking from a nightmare as Callista can only sit next to Callista's room in the tower her while Emily is in there, you get to see her as a traumatized child.she fitfully sleeps.
14th Dec '16 9:17:07 PM MoonByte
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* In the Flooded District quest you come across a plague-ridden woman in an apartment. Every noise she makes is subtitled, so enjoy "hacking cough" and "weeping" flashing across your screen every five seconds. Then you get to her dialogue, where she'll give you advice on getting into the city and, if you hang around, mockingly accuse you of wanting to save her. Finally, point the Heart at her. Her children were desperate to hide her, but she deliberately handed herself in to protect them from the Watch and so she wouldn't waste their food. Now, she's just waiting for death.

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* In the Flooded District quest you come across a plague-ridden woman in an apartment. Every noise she makes is subtitled, so enjoy "hacking cough" and "weeping" flashing across your screen every five seconds. Then you get to her dialogue, where she'll give you advice on getting into the city and, if you hang around, mockingly accuse you of wanting to save her. Finally, point the Heart at her. Her children were desperate to hide her, but she deliberately handed herself in to protect them from the Watch and so she wouldn't waste their food. Now, she's just waiting for death. Finally, you can find a letter on her bed what is either her husband or one of her children. The letter promises that her family will care for her and doesn't care about her illness, begging her to stay with them instead of dying far away and alone. It ends with a desperate "I love you".


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** Actually, during the Main Game, if one listens to his audio recording, Daud will explain about how - out of all the things he has done - he regrets having killed the Empress and not the Spymaster. He is a murderer and would stab Corvo in the blink of an eye, but he is also fully aware that he had commited one murder that was undeserved and one murder that he should have done instead yet didn't.
14th Dec '16 9:09:58 PM MoonByte
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** Between the explanations about the location or person, the Heart sometimes seems to become self-aware, leading to it lamenting or questioning it's state.
--> Why am I so cold?
--> What have they done to me?
--> Can you hear them too? Crying out in the dark?
--> [[spoiler: I am not alive - nor have I received the gift of death.]]
5th Nov '16 10:18:50 AM Liliana487
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** And the FridgeHorror implied by what happens when you use it on [[spoiler: Daud, head of the assassins]]

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** And the FridgeHorror implied by what happens when you use it on [[spoiler: Daud, head of the assassins]]assassins.]]
27th Sep '16 5:02:18 PM nmn3r3
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* While racing up the High Chaos lighthouse, you will find a dead maid on the steps up to where Havelock and Emily are. She has a gun, and it doesn't look like she was using it on herself. [[http://wrenhavenriver.tumblr.com/post/150846220347/i-was-racing-up-the-lighthouse-toward-havelock-and Here's a post that just hands you the implication.]]

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* While racing up the High Chaos lighthouse, you will find a dead maid on the steps up to where Havelock and Emily are. She has a gun, and it doesn't look like she was using it on herself. [[http://wrenhavenriver.tumblr.com/post/150846220347/i-was-racing-up-the-lighthouse-toward-havelock-and Here's a post that just flat out hands you the implication.]]
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