- Any scene involving Gran'ma Ben or Lucius late in the story when they don't know where the other is.
- Jonathan's deathbed scene.
- What makes it even sadder is that Ted the bug is blissfully unaware that he may have borne witness to Jonathan's last moments.
- Fone Bone fearing for Thorn's life when she reveals her plan to go after the Crown of Horns in order to destroy the Locust, but might kill her too because of the piece inside her, and trying to talk her out of to the point of tears when Thorn doesn't deny it.
Fone Bone: It DOES mean that! PROMISE ME YOU WON'T DO IT! (crying) THORN! THORN — PROMISE ME PLEASE!
- Fone Bone saying goodbye to everyone, particularly Thorn.
- The flashback showing the dragons fighting the Lord of Locusts aka Mim, their queen.
- Lucius' funeral.