Damsel in Distress: Briefly in HellRealm. Naturally it's Keat who ends up rescuing her, though who gets to fight the boss and who gets excused from the battle by said boss is up to who you're playing as.
Tomato in the Mirror: When Keats finds out at the end of the game that he is a Halflife and the player discovers that he's not really a reporter at all, his "office" was just another part of the Netherworld, and the magazine he supposedly wrote for folded 17 years earlier. This is further enforced by one of the downloadable quests in which an outsider to the village couldn't see Keats because she didn't believe in magic.
Parental Abandonment: Suzette's father died before her birth and her mother has abandoned her prior to the game's events to follow an unhinged plan to kill Ellen in revenge for Herve's death.
Sympathy for the Devil: The Dark Impulse quest-line serves to shed some light on the tragedy of her life. At the end, despite all she's done by that point, Ellen simply can't hate not have sympathy for her.