* 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.
* The ''Comicbook/ArmyOfDarkness'' crossover has Ash talking Cassie down from changing the past to [[spoiler: save Vlad]], showing his [[BruiserWithASoftCenter rare soft center]] by helping her accept the past, and showing the consequences of time travel.
-->"[[spoiler: Vlad died for you.]] That was him telling you how important you were to him. Now, go back to those people who you fought for. The people who '''you''' would die for. That's as good as it gets."
** The comic ends with Ash babysitting Cassie's adopted child.