* ''Everyone'', even Hak Foo and the Enforcers, try to stop Jade from being dragged away by her own shadow.
* Jade [[HeroicSacrifice chooses]] to let herself be sucked in so her family and friends wouldnít share her fate.
* When Elyon realizes that she nearly killed Jade, she feels sorry about it.
** It's [[AlphaBitch Cornelia]], of all people, who stops Elyon from killing Jade.
* [[EvenEvilHasLovedOnes Mirandaís love for Cedric]].
* Jade shows honest concern for Miranda when Nerissa zaps her.
* [[NobleDemon Raythor]] initially [[EvenEvilHasStandards refuses to allow]] Jade to join the Knights.
* Jade begins to realize that she may be more evil than she thinks when she recalls the time she killed Shendu. However, not only Raythor takes this idea out of her mind, explaining her that sometimes there are no options but to kill your enemy, but he also says that Jade is [[TokenGoodTeammate much more noble and nicer than the rest of the Knights]], including himself. This makes Jade to feel MUCH better (and the Queen much worse, [[NiceJobFixingItVillain as itís a major setback for the Queen in her quest to gain control of Jade]]).
** In fact, the Queen says that Jade likes Raythor enough that itís comparable to the regard she has for her family, and the Queen canít twist Jadeís feelings toward them into hate because of that.
** The fact that just a day before this, Raythor saw with his own eyes how Jade ate a rat's [[BrainFood brain]] makes it all the more heartwarming.
** Heck, that entire scene was one big CMOH.
* Jade's unexpected PetTheDog moment with Sniffer and Tracker.
** In the next chapter, Jade spends time with Sniffer without objection from the Tracker.
* Jade volunteers to watch over Miranda while the spider girl recovers from the battle at the ravine.