Ferdows, the young engineer, confronts a general. Despite not having any weapons, running on sheer unbridled fury when he learns magicals, including children, are being rounded up and murdered.
Zoe discovers the truth behind WATIcorp's buying of the elections pretty much all by herself.
Nela, despite realizing the supposed EMP she was given was actually an antimatter bomb, sets it off anyway, a Heroic Sacrifice she knows will make her and her party look bad. She knows that, since WATIcorp is getting what it wants, it won't be able to bury the story, and someone else can take them out.
Hanna is able to take out EYEs without any weapons.
Provided you do not distract Falk by throwing your Dreammachine at him, he will quite calmly shoot EYEs with headshots from his silenced pistol, granting Zoe time to flee.
Zoe sneaks through a warehouse crawling with enemies, with nothing but a bot and some switchable personality modules. And she succeeds.
Zoe faces the Yaga, an entity of fear and nightmares that has existed longer than the universe, and has been the Bigger Bad behind every noteworthy practitioner of evil magic since the dawn of time. Zoe not only survives the encounter, but talks the Yaga into letting her take the soul-stone to heal Lux.
Actually subverted: It was Yaga's intention all along, she was just amusing herself.