- Near the end, Mary Kelly tells the Gull's spirit to begone "back to Hell". It's practically the only humane moment in the whole depressing thing.
- Alan Moore's dedication on the title page of the book:
''"This book is dedicated to Polly Nichols, Annie Chapman, Liz Stride, Kate Eddowes, and Marie Jeanette Kelly. You and your demise: of these things alone are we certain.
- Abberline refuses to drop the investigation or forget about the victims even though no one else on the planet seems to care. When his superiors attempt a cover-up, Abberline resigns. Doubles as a Moment of Awesome.