History TearJerker / Worm

12th Oct '17 11:45:07 PM rmctagg09
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* After [[spoiler: Taylor leaves the Undersiders]] Bitch is in denial, convinced it is some kind of ruse. When she [[spoiler: publicly announces her intent to become a hero]], removing all doubt, we hear all the dogs in Brockton Bay begin to howl, responding to Bitch's grief.

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* After [[spoiler: Taylor [[spoiler:Taylor leaves the Undersiders]] Bitch is in denial, convinced it is some kind of ruse. When she [[spoiler: publicly [[spoiler:publicly announces her intent to become a hero]], removing all doubt, we hear all the dogs in Brockton Bay begin to howl, responding to Bitch's grief.



* From [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/07/25/interlude-26-donation-bonus-1/ Interlude 26 (Donation Bonus #1)]], [[spoiler: Defiant]]'s reaction to [[spoiler: Dragon]]'s death. [[spoiler:Saint]] dismissal of his feelings as [[spoiler:"fetishes and self-delusions"]] just makes it worse.
* Theo's thoughts at the beginning of [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/08/06/interlude-26a/ 26a]]. Bet you never thought you'd be sad about [[spoiler: Empire Eighty-Eight.]]
* [[spoiler: The reason Scion looks so sad? He's actually one of the twin power-granting entities, and his counterpart has died. His species is on the brink of extinction and his only purpose in life, however destructive, has vanished.]]

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* From [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/07/25/interlude-26-donation-bonus-1/ Interlude 26 (Donation Bonus #1)]], [[spoiler: Defiant]]'s [[spoiler:Defiant]]'s reaction to [[spoiler: Dragon]]'s [[spoiler:Dragon]]'s death. [[spoiler:Saint]] dismissal of his feelings as [[spoiler:"fetishes and self-delusions"]] just makes it worse.
* Theo's thoughts at the beginning of [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/08/06/interlude-26a/ 26a]]. Bet you never thought you'd be sad about [[spoiler: Empire [[spoiler:Empire Eighty-Eight.]]
* [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:The reason Scion looks so sad? He's actually one of the twin power-granting entities, and his counterpart has died. His species is on the brink of extinction and his only purpose in life, however destructive, has vanished.]]



* Speck 30.7, [[spoiler: Taylor has just led everyone to beat Scion and save the multiverse, but her brain has been so fried and fixed into combat mode by her overuse of her passenger that not only can she no longer understand language or recognise people, but she looks at people and can't even interpret basic actions anymore. She hears the deafening noise they make, and sees them throwing their arms around each other, and simply thinks how unsurprising it is that they turn to in-fighting as soon as the threat is beaten]]. The fact that the entire multiverse is celebrating their miraculous victory, all enmity forgotten, and the one responsible for it is incapable of seeing anything except violence is a cruel twist even by Worm's standards.

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* Speck 30.7, [[spoiler: Taylor [[spoiler:Taylor has just led everyone to beat Scion and save the multiverse, but her brain has been so fried and fixed into combat mode by her overuse of her passenger that not only can she no longer understand language or recognise people, but she looks at people and can't even interpret basic actions anymore. She hears the deafening noise they make, and sees them throwing their arms around each other, and simply thinks how unsurprising it is that they turn to in-fighting as soon as the threat is beaten]]. The fact that the entire multiverse is celebrating their miraculous victory, all enmity forgotten, and the one responsible for it is incapable of seeing anything except violence is a cruel twist even by Worm's standards.



* The reveal in the final epilogue that [[spoiler: Grue didn't survive the fight on the oil rig]], and that Tattletale [[spoiler: lied to Taylor so that she wouldn't have to deal with another loss before the fight was over]].
** Even worse: [[spoiler: Grue wasn't going to go to the oil rig. The only reason he joined the fight was because Taylor asked him to. Grue was going to leave, but Taylor told him he would be useful in the fight. It wasn't just another loss, but a loss that was because of her]].

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* The reveal in the final epilogue that [[spoiler: Grue [[spoiler:Grue didn't survive the fight on the oil rig]], and that Tattletale [[spoiler: lied [[spoiler:lied to Taylor so that she wouldn't have to deal with another loss before the fight was over]].
** Even worse: [[spoiler: Grue [[spoiler:Grue wasn't going to go to the oil rig. The only reason he joined the fight was because Taylor asked him to. Grue was going to leave, but Taylor told him he would be useful in the fight. It wasn't just another loss, but a loss that was because of her]].
12th Oct '17 12:15:05 PM mzytryck01
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* Speck 30.7, [[spoiler: Taylor has just led everyone to beat Scion and save the multiverse, but her brain has been so fried and fixed into combat mode by her overuse of her passenger that not only can she no longer understand language or recognise people, but she looks at people and can't even interpret basic actions anymore. She hears the deafening noise they make, and sees them throwing their arms around each other, and simply thinks how unsurprising it is that they turn to in-fighting as soon as the threat is beaten]]. The fact that the entire multiverse is celebrating their miraculous victory, all enmity forgotten, and the one responsible for it is incapable of seeing anything except violence is a cruel twist even by Worm's standards.
31st Mar '16 6:51:48 PM Zadia
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** ''"We're s- so very small, in the end."''
17th Sep '15 5:23:19 AM ChronoMager
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* In [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/06/22/interlude-24/ Interlude 24]] we see the first Wards team, and see what the program was originally about-giving young capes a chance to be safe and be kids. As Chevalier sadly notes, the program has departed a lot from its original roots. Worse, of those kids, at least half of them are dead by the present day-horribly so, in the case of Mouse Protector.

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* In [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2013/06/22/interlude-24/ Interlude 24]] we see the first Wards team, and see what the program was originally about-giving young capes a chance to be safe and be kids. As Chevalier sadly notes, the program has departed a lot from its original roots. Worse, of those kids, at least half of them are dead by the present day-horribly day - horribly so, in the case of Mouse Protector.
22nd Jul '15 3:00:17 PM MetaBuu
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*** A particularly vivid illustration of her life before she joined the Undersiders comes at the beginning of [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2012/08/02/interlude-13%C2%BD-donation-bonus/ Interlude 13-1/2]], when she visits her mom while hiding behind her PerceptionFilter.

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*** A particularly vivid illustration of her life before she joined the Undersiders comes at the beginning of [[http://parahumans.wordpress.com/2012/08/02/interlude-13%C2%BD-donation-bonus/ Interlude 13-1/2]], when she visits her mom while hiding behind her PerceptionFilter. During this chapter, it is also mentioned that her mom used drugs and alcohol while pregnant with her, which resulted in her [[AttentionDeficitOohShiny attention deficit]].
2nd May '15 12:45:55 AM starmz123
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** Even worse: [[spoiler: Grue wasn't going to go to the oil rig. The only reason he joined the fight was because Taylor asked him to. Grue was going to leaven. Taylor told him he would be useful in the fight. It wasn't just another loss, but a loss that was because of her]].

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** Even worse: [[spoiler: Grue wasn't going to go to the oil rig. The only reason he joined the fight was because Taylor asked him to. Grue was going to leaven. leave, but Taylor told him he would be useful in the fight. It wasn't just another loss, but a loss that was because of her]].
2nd May '15 12:37:31 AM starmz123
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* After [[spoiler: Tailor leaves the Undersiders]] Bitch is in denial, convinced it is some kind of ruse. When she [[spoiler: publicly announces her intent to become a hero]], removing all doubt, we hear all the dogs in Brockton Bay begin to howl, responding to Bitch's grief.

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* After [[spoiler: Tailor Taylor leaves the Undersiders]] Bitch is in denial, convinced it is some kind of ruse. When she [[spoiler: publicly announces her intent to become a hero]], removing all doubt, we hear all the dogs in Brockton Bay begin to howl, responding to Bitch's grief.
10th Apr '15 12:13:40 PM sephlington
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* The reveal in the final epilogue that [[spoiler: Grue didn't survive the fight on the oil rig]], and that Tattletale [[spoiler: lied to Taylor so that she wouldn't have to deal with another loss before the fight was over]].

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* The reveal in the final epilogue that [[spoiler: Grue didn't survive the fight on the oil rig]], and that Tattletale [[spoiler: lied to Taylor so that she wouldn't have to deal with another loss before the fight was over]].over]].
** Even worse: [[spoiler: Grue wasn't going to go to the oil rig. The only reason he joined the fight was because Taylor asked him to. Grue was going to leaven. Taylor told him he would be useful in the fight. It wasn't just another loss, but a loss that was because of her]].
25th Sep '14 9:30:20 PM MetaBuu
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'''Bitch:''' [[HeroicBSOD Kill him! Kill! Kill!]]

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--> '''Bitch:''' [[HeroicBSOD Kill him! Kill! Kill!]]
25th Sep '14 9:29:12 PM MetaBuu
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** Even worse, we actually see the dogs die in 8.5. Bitch saves a grievously wounded Taylor from drowning, but they're now alone with [[EldritchAbomination Leviathan]]. Bitch is forced to throw her dogs, the closest thing she has to family, into combat against a [[CurbStompBattle far superior foe]] and has to watch as they are [[CruelAndUnusualDeath literally torn to shreds]] right in front of her. On top of that, it's all futile; the ''only'' reason they survive is because [[PhysicalGod Scion]] just happened to show up right then, and she finds out shortly afterward that Taylor is TheMole. The kicker is the sheer ''desperation'' she shows when going at Leviathan:
'''Bitch:''' [[HeroicBSOD Kill him! Kill! Kill!]]
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