* Parod performs his HeroicSacrifice by [[http://riceboy.jho-tan.com/see/285.html telling off Spatch's soldiers.]]
* Despite [[BadassAdorable Ger]][[BigEater und]]'s earlier declaration of not being as war-like as the rest of his countrymen, his CharacterDevelopment shows him twice getting out of difficult situations by fighting against his oppressors.
** When he is separated from Rice Boy in the Lonely Land, he is captured by the natives to be fed to Father Dimmon, a large EldritchAbomination whose hands are nailed to the ground. Despite being restrained, after Gerund has one of his horns broken off, he [[http://www.rice-boy.com/see/index.php?c=155 stabs one of his captors with the other horn]] and begins [[http://www.rice-boy.com/see/index.php?c=156 tearing through all of them]]. Father Dimmon's despair at not getting a compliant meal is glorious to see, as Gerund simply walks away from the immobile monster.
** During the final battle, Gerund ties a flag around his neck, picks up an axe and [[http://www.rice-boy.com/see/index.php?c=382 starts chopping up enemies left and right]] with the rest of his countrymen rallied behind him to keep Rice Boy safe. [[http://www.rice-boy.com/see/index.php?c=383 Here]], Gerund swears a DeclarationOfProtection to Rice Boy to get him to the Iron Tower.
* During the FinalBattle, Rice Boy [[http://riceboy.jho-tan.com/see/400.html embraces his role as the fulfiller]]: "This is it, Spatch. This is the tower. This is where I fulfill the prophecy." This is where I am the most awesome mushroom-thing with eyes ever to exist.
* The twist a few pages later, with [[spoiler:[[http://riceboy.jho-tan.com/see/414.html the revelation of the identity of the true fulfiller: The One Electronic.]] ]]