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Tear Jerker: The Lumatere Chronicles
The opening prologue of the book, describing the days of the unspeakable. A kingdom ruled by kind, good people has its royal family assassinated, the people of the forest are blamed and genocide breaks out, a monster of a king steals the throne, and the people suffer as Seranonna curses the entire kingdom, and Finnikin is forced to leave all that he knows behind.
Froi's parting with Quintana at the end of Froi of the Exiles.