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Tear Jerker: Tales of Destiny
What happens to Leon around the halfway point. You know, where he dies? After his Face-Heel Turn, it's revealed that the Big Bad was forcing Leon to fight the rest of the party by holding the one person he really cares about hostage. After the fight (manga only), Stahn gives a speech about how friends help each other, and they're just about to shake hands and become friends, when an earthquake hits and Leon has a Heroic Sacrifice to save the rest of the party, but not before revealing that he's Rutee's brother.