Abel's StoryThe entire story arc is this but here are some key moments:
- Abel is forced to listen to Devin's final thoughts as he's thinking them.
- These two updates to Abel's Story.
Abel: But mostly..I just want her back...
- Also: Hennya's death in Abel's Story.
- When Abel visits his dying mother at the hospital and she stays alive just long enough to tell him that she always loved him before passing away] was especially potent for readers who have been in similar situations with their relatives.
- Earlier, we get the aftermath of Cindy's suicide and Abel's ruminations on it :
The Rest of the Series
- Mab's final goodbye to her mother.
- Pyroduck has to choose between Alexsi or his sense of security. He chooses Alexsi.
- "B... Brother?"
- Hannah's recent death.
- Even more painful: Anna collecting the ashes and visibly starting to fall apart emotionally.
- The tragic story of Aniz and Destania after the death of Siar, Aniz's clan leader, and the rest of the clan.
- "...I'm sorry. I wish I had loved you enough to remember you..."
- Abel talks sense into Dan, but it doesn't sound like it was meant for Dan.