* Pooch protecting Chris, Lisa, Kyle and, in his words, even the animals in the clinic, from the elite Nef agent in ''Closer'', almost resulting in an HeroicSacrifice.
* Cassie selling her mother's wedding ring to help the sick Vlad in ''Love Stories''.
* At the end of the first issue, Cassie, after stoically enduring all of Doctor Gross's torture and mind rape, breaks down, and is comforted by Vlad.
* Vlad's promise to Cassie's father.