These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
The Woobie: In any other story, a 10 year old who gets abandoned, kidnapped, tortured, beat up, whipped, raped by orcs, poisoned, and kissed by her significantly older adoptive brother in the space of two pages would have every ounce of the audience's pity. This story, however . . .