History TearJerker / Nier

28th Jul '16 7:30:56 AM TastySauce
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* Even generic bystanders by the second part of the game are heartbreaking, talking to the old lady by the fountain went insane after the death of the kids she used to watch, the young woman uphill lost her lover to the Black Scrawl and Seafront got its own Shade invasion that killed hundreds.

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* Even generic bystanders by By the second part of the game even generic bystanders are heartbreaking, talking heartbreaking. Talking to the old lady by the fountain who went insane after the death of the kids she used to watch, the young woman uphill who lost her lover to the Black Scrawl Scrawl, and Seafront got its own Shade invasion that killed hundreds.
4th Jul '16 10:47:09 AM trixus
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* Even generic bystanders by the second part of the game are heartbreaking, talking to the old lady by the fountain went insane after the death of the kids she used to watch, the young woman uphill lost her lover to the Black Scrawl and Seafront got its own Shade invasion that killed hundreds.
12th Feb '16 12:40:01 PM TastySauce
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* After finding Grimoire Weiss and rescuing Yonah. Nier breaks down when Weiss explains that there is no known cure for the black scrawl. Walking and cursing the gods for this while on his way to meet Devola. The english voice makes it clear how enraged he is at being powerless to save her daughter. Made worse in that in order to feed and keep Yonah alive, he can barely spend time with her.

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* After finding Grimoire Weiss and rescuing Yonah. Yonah, Nier breaks down when Weiss explains that there is no known cure for the black scrawl. Walking and cursing Black Scrawl. Cursing the gods for this while on his way to meet Devola. The english Devola, the English voice makes it clear how enraged he is at being powerless to save her his daughter. Made worse in by the fact that in order to feed and keep Yonah alive, he can barely spend time with her.



** The simple exchange about how revenge and survival the life in the desert has brought.
--> '''King of Facade''': We'll never know peace until all you are dead.

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** The This simple exchange about how revenge and survival the that life in the desert has brought.
--> '''King of Facade''': We'll never know peace until all of you are dead.
11th Feb '16 7:08:18 PM trixus
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* After finding Grimoire Weiss and rescuing Yonah. Nier breaks down when Weiss explains that there is no known cure for the black scrawl. Walking and cursing the gods for this while on his way to meet Devola. The english voice makes it clear how enraged he is at being powerless to save her daughter. Made worse in that in order to feed and keep Yonah alive, he can barely spend time with her.


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** The simple exchange about how revenge and survival the life in the desert has brought.
--> '''King of Facade''': We'll never know peace until all you are dead.
--> '''Roc''': Human, those were my own words!
29th Oct '15 5:59:33 PM 134340Goat
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** Watching the Shadowlord react... ''poorly'' to his Yonah's sacrifice is pretty heart-rending. Coming back for Ending B kicks it UpToEleven, of course.

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** Watching the Shadowlord react... ''poorly'' to his Yonah's sacrifice is pretty heart-rending. Coming back for Ending B kicks it UpToEleven, of course. It's simply depressing seeing him kneel down before his replicant, completely given up any desire to exist, accepting his death right then and there. Even the replicant Nier seems to hesitate for a moment before delivering the killing blow.
20th Oct '15 11:46:33 AM Darsen
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** The aftermath of the Wendy boss fight in the Aerie: Emil went berserk activating his powers and disintegrated not only the massive Shade but the entirety of the Aerie along with it, including its human residents. Though they were xenophobic jerks who ruined Kainé's childhood, they were still people with families, and Emil is all too aware of that.
--> '''Emil''': ...What have I done? I killed innocent people... I killed them all.
31st Aug '15 10:15:19 AM culturalrebel
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** Hell, let's talk about Jakob for a second here. His father abandoned their family when he was little ([[spoiler: you can potentially meet him in a sidequest, where he asks how Jakob is doing]]), and his mother abandons him and his brother to run off with her lover (she and the man get killed as they try to leave, and a later sidequest reveals the man to be a con artist who was in all likelihood going to leave her as well). A year later, his brother gets killed protecting him from falling debris (which only happened because Jakob wasn't careful), and he goes ''completely insane'' from the trauma of losing his brother, and dedicates his life to destroying all the robots in the Junk Heap, lost in vengeance and madness.

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** Hell, let's talk about Jakob Gideon for a second here. His father abandoned their family when he was little ([[spoiler: you can potentially meet him in a sidequest, where he asks how Jakob Gideon is doing]]), and his mother abandons him and his brother to run off with her lover (she and the man get killed as they try to leave, and a later sidequest reveals the man to be a con artist who was in all likelihood going to leave her as well). A year later, his brother gets killed protecting him from falling debris (which only happened because Jakob wasn't careful), of Gideon's own recklessness), and he goes ''completely insane'' from the trauma of losing his brother, and dedicates his life to destroying all the robots in the Junk Heap, lost in vengeance and madness.
31st Aug '15 9:59:11 AM culturalrebel
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** Hell, let's talk about Jakob for a second here. His father abandoned their family when he was little ([[spoiler: you can potentially meet him in a sidequest, where he asks how Jakob is doing]]), and his mother abandons him and his brother to run off with her lover (she and the man get killed as they try to leave, and a later sidequest reveals the man to be a con artist who was in all likelihood going to leave her as well). A year later, his brother gets killed protecting him from falling debris (which only happened because Jakob wasn't careful), and he goes ''completely insane'' from the trauma of losing his brother, and dedicates his life to destroying all the robots in the Junk Heap, lost in vengeance and madness.


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** The kicker for all this, though? [[spoiler: Beepy and Kalil weren't responsible for Gideon's death. They were just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Kalil even says to Beepy that the two boys seemed nice and he wanted to be friends with them...]]
** Hell, let's talk about Jakob for a second here. His father abandoned their family when he was little ([[spoiler: you can potentially meet him in a sidequest, where he asks how Jakob is doing]]), and his mother abandons him and his brother to run off with her lover (she and the man get killed as they try to leave, and a later sidequest reveals the man to be a con artist who was in all likelihood going to leave her as well). A year later, his brother gets killed protecting him from falling debris (which only happened because Jakob wasn't careful), and he goes ''completely insane'' from the trauma of losing his brother, and dedicates his life to destroying all the robots in the Junk Heap, lost in vengeance and madness.
31st Aug '15 9:57:28 AM culturalrebel
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** Hell, let's talk about Jakob for a second here. His father abandoned their family when he was little ([[spoiler: you can potentially meet him in a sidequest, where he asks how Jakob is doing]]), and his mother abandons him and his brother to run off with her lover (she and the man get killed as they try to leave, and a later sidequest reveals the man to be a con artist who was in all likelihood going to leave her as well). A year later, his brother gets killed protecting him from falling debris (which only happened because Jakob wasn't careful), and he goes ''completely insane'' from the trauma of losing his brother, and dedicates his life to destroying all the robots in the Junk Heap, lost in vengeance and madness.
3rd Jun '15 11:55:39 PM Katseester
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** Immediately after Emil's sacrifice Kainé vents her frustration by kicking the crap out of Nier, and he just takes it. Keep in mind that he's probably just realized he got a ''kid'' who was also one of his closest friends killed, and probably thinks he deserves all the hurt Kainé is unloading onto him.
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