Quotes: But Now I Must Go

"Since I am in the midst of my travels...I must bid you farewell. Shouldn't you be returning home as well? Whenever there is a meeting, a parting is sure to follow. However, that parting need not last forever... Whether a parting be forever or merely for a short time...that is up to you. With that, please excuse me..."
—The Happy Mask Salesman from The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask

The narrative restoration always comes at a price. The Doctor can get out of anything, but the flip side is that he is always going to be alone. The Doctor's fundamental move - the first trick we ever saw him do - was to fall out of the world. To escape. But when you escape, you are, in the end, alone.

"After defeating the 'Planetforger', 'Sombress' and 'Kerykeion' bid farewell to those who remained. I donít know where they are headed to, but the fragments of power of the 'Planetforger' residing within them probably led them to watch over the Surface World somewhere out there."
Evilswarm Exciton Knight, Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Guide 4

Of all the comrades that e'er I had
They're sorry for my going away
And all the sweethearts that e'er I've loved
They'd wish me one more day to stay
But since it falls unto my lot
That I should rise and you should not
I'll gently rise and softly call
Good night and joy be with you all
The Parting Glass, traditional Irish song

We fight for justice in a forgotten place
Fulfil our duty then vanish without a trace
The Hot Wind Blowing, Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance