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9th Apr '17 4:44:45 PM papyru30
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* The way they portray Suleimam the Magnificent's later years, guilt ridden over his murder of his friend and two sons and the death of his wife and favorite son. The worst part is the final moments of his life, imagining that everybody is still alive and talking to him before his death.
** His sympathy for the leader of The Knights of Rhodes, kicked out of his home and banished.
** The death of the child king of Hungary.
5th Apr '17 5:31:39 PM SparkyDJM1
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* For all her successes, Catherine the Great failed to settle her succession. Her son Paul became similar to the husband she hated and he always felt distant from her. Despite his decent qualities being spotted on his tour of Europe, Catherine refused to let him get involved in government or give him any responsibility, effectively treating him as she had been treated as a child. It's hard not to feel sorry for Paul for always feeling insecure about himself and never getting reveal his talents, just like Catherine when she was younger.

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* For all her successes, Catherine the Great failed to settle her succession. Her son Paul became similar to the husband she hated and he always felt distant from her. Despite his decent qualities being spotted on his tour of Europe, Catherine refused to let him get involved in government or give him any responsibility, effectively treating him as she had been treated as a child. It's hard not to feel sorry for Paul for always feeling insecure about himself and never getting to reveal his talents, just like Catherine when she was younger.
5th Apr '17 5:31:25 PM SparkyDJM1
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* For all her successes, Catherine the Great failed to settle her succession. Her son Paul become similar to the husband she hated and he always felt distant from her. Despite his decent qualities being spotted on his tour of Europe, Catherine refused to let him get involved in government or give him any responsibility, effectively treating him as she had been treated as a child.

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* For all her successes, Catherine the Great failed to settle her succession. Her son Paul become became similar to the husband she hated and he always felt distant from her. Despite his decent qualities being spotted on his tour of Europe, Catherine refused to let him get involved in government or give him any responsibility, effectively treating him as she had been treated as a child.
child. It's hard not to feel sorry for Paul for always feeling insecure about himself and never getting reveal his talents, just like Catherine when she was younger.
5th Apr '17 5:29:58 PM SparkyDJM1
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* For all her successes, Catherine the Great failed to settle her succession. Her son Paul become similar to the husband she hated and he always felt distant from her. Despite his decent qualities being spotted on his tour of Europe, Catherine refused to let him get involved in government or give him any responsibility, effectively treating him as she had been treated as a child.
24th Feb '17 10:34:20 AM ironballs16
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* Extra History - World War 1: The Seminal Tragedy - Chapter 2: One Fateful Day in June. The last words of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand. It's Daniel's delivery that does it.

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* Extra History - World War 1: [[ThisIsGonnaSuck The Seminal Tragedy Tragedy]] - Chapter 2: One Fateful Day in June. The last words of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand. It's Daniel's delivery that does it.
22nd Feb '17 11:55:39 PM ironballs16
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-->'''Daniel Floyd:''' Then Pourtalés rises to his feet, and takes the piece of paper from his pocket, and says "In that case, sir, I have the honour to inform you that...we're at war." He's still struggling to collect himself, saying "''*sighs*'' I never thought I'd be leaving Russia like this. I don't know how I'll be able to pack." ''*opening piano notes to [[TearJerker/{{Music}} In Flanders Fields]] start to play*'' Sazonov kindly offers to send somebody to help gather his things. And a month later, a million men are dead. The Seminal Catastrophe has begun.

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-->'''Daniel Floyd:''' Then Pourtalés rises to his feet, and takes the piece of paper from his pocket, and says "In that case, sir, I have the honour to inform you that...we're at war." He's still struggling to collect himself, saying "''*sighs*'' I never thought I'd be leaving Russia like this. I don't know how I'll be able to pack." ''*opening piano notes to [[TearJerker/{{Music}} In Flanders Fields]] start to play*'' Sazonov kindly offers to send somebody to help gather his things. And a month later, [[AMillionIsAStatistic a million men are dead.dead]]. The Seminal Catastrophe has begun.
24th Dec '16 9:30:58 PM MrTerrorist
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* Despite how much he fought and try, Simon Bolivar's Gran Colombia dream of a United South America failed due to distrust, corruption, a lack of unity and bankruptcy between all of the former Spanish colonies. Simon died a sick man who saw his dream as a failure.
3rd Dec '16 5:05:03 AM ArcaneAzmadi
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* The Lost Izalith episode is just a bummer all around. Dan first meets Solaire, when the latter is [[HeroicBSOD having an existential crisis over not finding his personal sun]], and later Siegmeyer (aka. Onion Knight), who [[spoiler: dies from exhaustion after fighting the Chaos Eaters, even though he arguably fared better then Dan against them]]. ''Dark Souls'' veterans may also note that [[spoiler: Dan unknowingly passed the point-of-no-return to save Solaire, too, so he's not going to last much longer, either.]]

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* The Lost Izalith episode is just a bummer all around. Dan first meets Solaire, when the latter is [[HeroicBSOD having an existential crisis over not finding his personal sun]], and later Siegmeyer (aka. Onion Knight), who [[spoiler: dies from exhaustion after fighting the Chaos Eaters, even though he arguably fared better then Dan against them]]. ''Dark Souls'' veterans may also note that [[spoiler: Dan [[spoiler:Dan unknowingly passed the point-of-no-return to save Solaire, too, so he's not going to last much longer, either.]]
** The start of the next episode really rubs it in. [[spoiler:Dan is still mourning Siegmeyer and almost immediately finds Solaire who, as was already known, has gone insane, forcing Dan to kill him. These two deaths in quick succession really hit Dan hard and he begins to mournfully wonder who else is going to die before it's all over, while sad piano music plays.]]
-->'''Dan:''' Who is still around? Who is still alive? Who still likes me?
24th Sep '16 5:41:46 PM JulianLapostat
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** The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-k1PKbt5fI video]] montage for the Gracchi Brothers video is incredibly sad, the music is emotive and the images showing the rise and fall of the brothers is heartbreaking, including the awesome legendary statues at the end.
25th Aug '16 12:34:42 PM JulianLapostat
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* The followup to the Odenathus episode, where James talks about one of the world's oldest heritage site being ripped apart. Goddammit, ISIL...

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* The followup to the Odenathus episode, where James talks about one of the world's oldest heritage site being ripped apart. Goddammit, ISIL...ISIL...
* The death of [[spoiler:Tiberus Gracchus and ThePurge of his supporters. He had the best interests of Rome at heart, and tried to restore an old agrarian law that had gone unenforced and his reward for that is a shockingly brutal death]]. His famous speech quoted by Daniel is also quite sad in its eloquent observation about how the state exploits its citizens:
--> '''Tiberius Gracchus''': ''"The savage beasts in Italy have their particular dens, they have their places of repose and refuge; but the men who bear arms, and expose their lives for the safety of their country, enjoy in the meantime nothing more in it but the air and the light.They fought indeed and were slain, but it was to maintain the luxury and wealth of other men.They were styled the masters of the world, but in the meantime had not one foot of ground which they could call their own."''

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