[[folder: Series 1 ]]
* TearJerker - Towards the end of ''Return to Del'', Doom [[spoiler:regains his memory, realizing that Jasmine is his daughter]]. As he is partially unconscious, he starts crying and repeating conversations that he had with his dead wife, as Jasmine sobs beside him. Having two of the most stoic characters in the series break down is not an easy read.
** I have something in both of my eyes...
** It literally made this troper cry, and I don't cry while reading books as a rule. Especially when he begins conversing with his dead wife and Past!Jasmine and barely hears her when she tries to talk to him, and they are both crying, and I think I'll go bury my face in a towel.
** The anime version is just as heartwrenching...
* [[spoiler: The death of Doran the Dragonlover.]] We spend two series learning more about this courageous posthumous character. [[spoiler:And then it turns out he wasn't dead, but trapped in a particularly cruel form of AndIMustScream. Doran flat out says that death is far worse than what can be called life. And he asks Veritas, one of his oldest friends to kill him.]]
[[folder: General ]]
* While he was still evil, the anime version of the former Jalis knight Gorl still managed to come across as a very tragic character.
* The anime had (believe it or not) Thaegan and her children, in the group's (minus Ichabod) final appearance. The part when Thaegan committed her SuicideAttack and her children didn't want to be left behind was sweet in itself. Then when she asked them why they did it, they tell her they just wanted to be with their mother. If that doesn't start the water works the fact that their deaths created a lovely rainbow will.
* Sorcerer Oacus's death was surprisingly tearjerking, considering he didn't even regret any of his actions. When he tells the heroes that the're fighting in vain, and that the Shadow Lord is too powerful to defeat he actually sounds slightly sad. Not to mention the part when he confesses that he was once a human, then he bursts into flames... talk about ''sad''.
* The death of [[spoiler: Lief's father Endon]].