- Crowning Moment of Heartwarming: While also upsetting, Ballister outright stating how he feels about Goldenloin and Nimona, for once. His an Goldenloin's apparently reconciliation is also a heartening detail amidst a series of sad events,
- Memetic Mutation: I'm not a (noun)... I'M A SHARK
- Alternate Universe: "No matter what happens, remember that there is always an alternate universe◊ out there somewhere where this is a story about some hip gay dads◊ who adopt a baby and everything turns out okay.◊"