* The scene where [[spoiler: Hassan is raped]] and the references to it throughout the book, as well as Amir's obvious guilt over it
* When [[spoiler: Baba]] dies.
* What happened to Sohrab when he was in the hands of Assef. Pretty much everything that happens to Sorhab, from[[spoiler: sexual abuse to suicide attempt.]]
* ''For you, a thousand times over.'' Doubles as a CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming
* [[spoiler:Hassan's]] death, for obvious reasons.