* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: Terinu, strapped in the power core of a {{Wave Motion Gun}}, activates his power to set off a series of planted explosives to destroy it. ''While he's in the middle of the thing.'' Which leads to the quote above.
* CrowningMomentOfHeartwarming:
** After the above incident, when Leeza, a human engineer who had just met him a few days before, reassures Terinu that "of course" they came back for him.
** A little later, when Melika finally sees Teri again after being forcefully separated from him for seven years, and she gives him a tight hug and a grateful, "You're ''alive!''"
* HoYay: Again, Matt and Terinu, courtesy of far too much fan speculation.
* MoralEventHorizon: Admiral Blake crosses this [[spoiler: When he orders Terinu's assassination]].
* NoYay: Cyeman/Gwen. Full Stop.
* TheWoobie: Terinu and his best friend, Matt, who was indentured to a pirate when he was ''eight'' to pay for his dad's debts.
* WhatDoYouMeanItsNotPolitical: The comic's author hails from the LandDownUnder, where there's a painful history between the native Aborigines and the white settlers and the main plot of the comic concerns the return of a technologically superior race that originally invaded the Earth to bring "Civilization" to it.
* WoobieSpecies: The Ferin. Genetically engineered slaves with built-in dyslexia and ''incapable'' of refusing a direct order by their masters. Leads to FridgeHorror when you throw in they have the bodies of adult but the build and faces of children...