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Anime is no stranger to rape, but Sara's near-violation at the beginning of Episode 6 is near-unwatchable. Try showing it, if you can, to the next person you hear tell a rape joke. Her facial expressions resembling an angry Asuka Langley as she beats her assailant to death are the icing on the cake.
Episode 6. The scenes of the soldiers kidnapping children of a village, rendered in black-and-white stills, with the sound of stomping boots drawing closer.
And the final bit of ultimate Fridge Horror...these people, including Sara, will probably be killed by the literal end of the world; its consumption by the sun swelling in its death throes. Talk about an Esoteric Happy Ending...