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** There's a subtle bit of symbolism in the end where Price strikes his lighter once Makarov is dead: It takes three strikes to get it to finally light. One for Soap. One for Yuri. And finally, the last light for himself. One can almost imagine the ghosts of Soap and Yuri sitting next to the old soldier and enjoying the well-deserved victory cigar.

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** There's a subtle bit of symbolism in the end where Price strikes his lighter once Makarov is dead: It takes three strikes to get it to finally light. One for Soap. One for Yuri.all the other comrades he's lost, like Sandman. And finally, the last light for himself. One can almost imagine the ghosts of Soap and Yuri his friends sitting next to the old soldier and enjoying the well-deserved victory cigar.


Heartwarming moments in ''VideoGame/ModernWarfare''.

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Heartwarming moments in ''VideoGame/ModernWarfare''.
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* In the first ''Modern Warfare'', Outlaw sees an escorting Cobra get shot down and, despite the [[spoiler:nuclear threat]], they decide to try and rescue the pilot of the Cobra. [[spoiler:It's pointless as the nuke goes off just seconds before Outlaw reaches minimum safe distance.]]
* A twofer with one gun: in ''Modern Warfare 2'', [[spoiler:Price is handed back his [=M1911=] pistol back by Soap, after he kept it when Price slid it to him in order to kill the BigBad of the first game]]. However, this is repeated [[spoiler:in ''Modern Warfare 3'' when [[TearJerker Soap dies and Price lays his pistol on Soap's body, as he tries to not lose control over the loss of his friend]]]].
** The impact of the scene is enhanced by the fact that Price reflects on the long history between him and Soap as various pictures of Soap and Price are shown in cheery moods during their Task Force 141 days (Ghost appears in one of these pictures too along with Sandman). Price then says regarding Soap that you don't really [[spoiler: appreciate your friends and their accomplishments until they are gone and you try your best to keep the fond memories of them alive even as their faces fade from your memory.]]
* In ''Modern Warfare 3'', shortly after [[spoiler:Soap dies, Baseplate aka [=MacMillan=] consoles Price upon hearing of what happened, even calling him "Son" and in his voice you can tell he really gives a damn about his protege, you get that fatherly vibe off him.]]

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* In the first ''Modern Warfare'', Outlaw sees an escorting Cobra get shot down and, despite the [[spoiler:nuclear threat]], nuclear threat, they decide to try and rescue the pilot of the Cobra. [[spoiler:It's It's pointless as the nuke goes off just seconds before Outlaw reaches minimum safe distance.]]
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* A twofer with one gun: in ''Modern Warfare 2'', [[spoiler:Price Price is handed back his [=M1911=] pistol back by Soap, after he kept it when Price slid it to him in order to kill the BigBad of the first game]]. game. However, this is repeated [[spoiler:in in ''Modern Warfare 3'' when [[TearJerker Soap dies and Price lays his pistol on Soap's body, as he tries to not lose control over the loss of his friend]]]].
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** The impact of the scene is enhanced by the fact that Price reflects on the long history between him and Soap as various pictures of Soap and Price are shown in cheery moods during their Task Force 141 days (Ghost appears in one of these pictures too along with Sandman). Price then says regarding Soap that you don't really [[spoiler: appreciate your friends and their accomplishments until they are gone and you try your best to keep the fond memories of them alive even as their faces fade from your memory.]]
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* In ''Modern Warfare 3'', shortly after [[spoiler:Soap Soap dies, Baseplate aka [=MacMillan=] consoles Price upon hearing of what happened, even calling him "Son" and in his voice you can tell he really gives a damn about his protege, you get that fatherly vibe off him.]]



* A small but significant Heartwarming moment appears in the briefing of "Dust to Dust" - when the logo of Task Force 141 is shown, the "DISAVOWED" ribbon is no longer blemishing the aforementioned seal of true badassery. Price did it. He won. He cleared their names of treason and acts of terror. Now if only [[spoiler:Soap and the rest of Task Force 141 had lived to see it...]]
** The fact that this is shown immediately ''after'' Price's [[spoiler:Briefing Wall Shrine]] drives it home.
** There's a subtle bit of symbolism in the end where Price strikes his lighter once Makarov is dead: It takes three strikes to get it to finally light. One for [[spoiler: Soap.]] One for [[spoiler: Yuri.]] And finally, the last light for himself. One can almost imagine the ghosts of [[spoiler: Soap and Yuri]] sitting next to the old soldier and enjoying the well-deserved victory cigar.

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* A small but significant Heartwarming moment appears in the briefing of "Dust to Dust" - when the logo of Task Force 141 is shown, the "DISAVOWED" ribbon is no longer blemishing the aforementioned seal of true badassery. Price did it. He won. He cleared their names of treason and acts of terror. Now if only [[spoiler:Soap Soap and the rest of Task Force 141 had lived to see it...]]
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** The fact that this is shown immediately ''after'' Price's [[spoiler:Briefing Wall Shrine]] briefing wall shrine drives it home.
** There's a subtle bit of symbolism in the end where Price strikes his lighter once Makarov is dead: It takes three strikes to get it to finally light. One for [[spoiler: Soap.]] Soap. One for [[spoiler: Yuri.]] Yuri. And finally, the last light for himself. One can almost imagine the ghosts of [[spoiler: Soap and Yuri]] Yuri sitting next to the old soldier and enjoying the well-deserved victory cigar.



** A bit of TruthInTelevision here, as the SOCOM community even at an international level routinely keeps in touch as a necessity. it's quite possible that Sandman knew what went down shortly after it happened.

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** A bit of TruthInTelevision here, as the SOCOM special forces community even at an international level routinely keeps in touch as a necessity. it's quite possible that Sandman knew what went down shortly after it happened.

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Heartwarming moments in ''VideoGame/ModernWarfare''.


* A sort of implied heartwarming moment happens throughout ''3''. By this point, Price is considered a terrorist and traitor, and is officially wanted by the US Government. Sandman however works with him and takes intel from him, because he implicitly trusts Price. He knows and trusts Price enough to know that the charges against him are false, and that Price is ''not'' a terrorist. The rest of Team Metal also work with Price in "Down the Rabbit Hole", so either they also know and trust Price enough to do this; or Sandman simply told them Price can be trusted, and their faith in Sandman is strong enough to take him at his word.

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* A sort of implied heartwarming moment happens throughout ''3''. By this point, Price is considered a terrorist and traitor, and is officially wanted by the US Government. Sandman however works with him and takes intel from him, because he implicitly trusts Price. He knows and trusts Price enough to know that the charges against him are false, and that Price is ''not'' a terrorist. The rest of Team Metal also work with Price in "Down the Rabbit Hole", so either they also know and trust Price enough to do this; or Sandman simply told them Price can be trusted, and their faith in Sandman is strong enough to take him at his word.word.
**A bit of TruthInTelevision here, as the SOCOM community even at an international level routinely keeps in touch as a necessity. it's quite possible that Sandman knew what went down shortly after it happened.


** There's a subtle bit of symbolism in the end where Price strikes his lighter once Makarov is dead: It takes three strikes to get it to finally light. One for [[spoiler: Soap.]] One for [[spoiler: Yuri.]] And finally, the last light for himself. One can almost imagine the ghosts of [[spoiler: Soap and Yuri]] sitting next to the old soldier and enjoying the well-deserved victory cigar.

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** There's a subtle bit of symbolism in the end where Price strikes his lighter once Makarov is dead: It takes three strikes to get it to finally light. One for [[spoiler: Soap.]] One for [[spoiler: Yuri.]] And finally, the last light for himself. One can almost imagine the ghosts of [[spoiler: Soap and Yuri]] sitting next to the old soldier and enjoying the well-deserved victory cigar.cigar.
* A sort of implied heartwarming moment happens throughout ''3''. By this point, Price is considered a terrorist and traitor, and is officially wanted by the US Government. Sandman however works with him and takes intel from him, because he implicitly trusts Price. He knows and trusts Price enough to know that the charges against him are false, and that Price is ''not'' a terrorist. The rest of Team Metal also work with Price in "Down the Rabbit Hole", so either they also know and trust Price enough to do this; or Sandman simply told them Price can be trusted, and their faith in Sandman is strong enough to take him at his word.


** There's a subtle bit of symbolism in the end where Price strikes his lighter once Yuri is dead: It takes three strikes to get it to finally light. One for [[spoiler: Soap.]] One for [[spoiler: Yuri.]] And finally, the last light for himself. One can almost imagine the ghosts of [[spoiler: Soap and Yuri]] sitting next to the old soldier and enjoying the well-deserved victory cigar.

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** There's a subtle bit of symbolism in the end where Price strikes his lighter once Yuri Makarov is dead: It takes three strikes to get it to finally light. One for [[spoiler: Soap.]] One for [[spoiler: Yuri.]] And finally, the last light for himself. One can almost imagine the ghosts of [[spoiler: Soap and Yuri]] sitting next to the old soldier and enjoying the well-deserved victory cigar.


** There's a subtle bit of symbolism in the end where Price strikes his lighter once Yuri is dead: It takes three strikes to get it to finally light. One for [[spoiler: Soap.]] One for [[spoiler: Yuri.]] And finally, the last light for himself. One can almost imagine the ghosts of [[Soap and Yuri]] sitting next to the old soldier and enjoying the well-deserved victory cigar.

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** There's a subtle bit of symbolism in the end where Price strikes his lighter once Yuri is dead: It takes three strikes to get it to finally light. One for [[spoiler: Soap.]] One for [[spoiler: Yuri.]] And finally, the last light for himself. One can almost imagine the ghosts of [[Soap [[spoiler: Soap and Yuri]] sitting next to the old soldier and enjoying the well-deserved victory cigar.


** The fact that this is shown immediately ''after'' Price's [[spoiler:Briefing Wall Shrine]] drives it home.

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** The fact that this is shown immediately ''after'' Price's [[spoiler:Briefing Wall Shrine]] drives it home.home.
** There's a subtle bit of symbolism in the end where Price strikes his lighter once Yuri is dead: It takes three strikes to get it to finally light. One for [[spoiler: Soap.]] One for [[spoiler: Yuri.]] And finally, the last light for himself. One can almost imagine the ghosts of [[Soap and Yuri]] sitting next to the old soldier and enjoying the well-deserved victory cigar.


* There's a moment in [=MW3=], second to last mission I believe as you search for the Russian prime minster. After a lengthy firefight, you duck into some tunnels and run down a ramp. As you round the corner, there are two Russians standing there. At first, this troper shot them out of reflex, but after noticing that the bodies had fallen close together and on their faces without firing back, he reloaded the checkpoint out of curiosity. Upon running down the same tunnel for a second time without shooting, the scene was this. Two soldiers, unarmed and limping, holding onto one another for support. It was such a small, human moment that he couldn't fire at them again. This was of course negated somewhat when one of the AI teammates then gunned them down without thinking. [[spoiler:They were avenged though, as all the AI teammates are killed at the end of the level.]]


* "You are going to be alright my friend."
* In Modern Warfare, Outlaw sees an escorting Cobra get shot down, and despite the [[spoiler: nuclear threat]], they decide to try and rescue the pilot of the Cobra. [[spoiler: It's pointless as the nuke goes off just seconds before the Sea Knight reaches minimum safe distance.]]
* A twofer with one gun: in ''Modern Warfare 2'', [[spoiler:Price is handed back his 1911 pistol back by Soap, after he kept it when Price slid it to him in order to kill the BigBad of the first game]]. However, this is repeated [[spoiler:in ''Modern Warfare 3'' when [[TearJerker Soap dies and Price lays his pistol on Soap's body, as he tries to not lose control over the loss of his friend]]]].

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* "You are going to be alright alright, my friend."
* In Modern Warfare, the first ''Modern Warfare'', Outlaw sees an escorting Cobra get shot down, and down and, despite the [[spoiler: nuclear [[spoiler:nuclear threat]], they decide to try and rescue the pilot of the Cobra. [[spoiler: It's [[spoiler:It's pointless as the nuke goes off just seconds before the Sea Knight Outlaw reaches minimum safe distance.]]
* A twofer with one gun: in ''Modern Warfare 2'', [[spoiler:Price is handed back his 1911 [=M1911=] pistol back by Soap, after he kept it when Price slid it to him in order to kill the BigBad of the first game]]. However, this is repeated [[spoiler:in ''Modern Warfare 3'' when [[TearJerker Soap dies and Price lays his pistol on Soap's body, as he tries to not lose control over the loss of his friend]]]].


* In ''Modern Warfare 3'', shortly after [[spoiler:Soap dies, Baseplate aka [=MacMillan=] consoles Price upon hearing of what happened, even calling him "Son" and in his voice you can tell he really gives a damn about his protoge, you get that fatherly vibe off him.]]

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* In ''Modern Warfare 3'', shortly after [[spoiler:Soap dies, Baseplate aka [=MacMillan=] consoles Price upon hearing of what happened, even calling him "Son" and in his voice you can tell he really gives a damn about his protoge, protege, you get that fatherly vibe off him.]]


* In the last screen, it's shown that Price has cleared the names of those in Task 141. All those called criminals get a pardon and Price himself has his rank restored. [[spoiler:Too bad Soap's pardon is posthumous.]]



* [[TheDeadHaveNames "We put a lot of names on the clock tower this week, lad."]]

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* [[TheDeadHaveNames "We put a lot of names on the clock tower this week, lad."]]"]]
* A small but significant Heartwarming moment appears in the briefing of "Dust to Dust" - when the logo of Task Force 141 is shown, the "DISAVOWED" ribbon is no longer blemishing the aforementioned seal of true badassery. Price did it. He won. He cleared their names of treason and acts of terror. Now if only [[spoiler:Soap and the rest of Task Force 141 had lived to see it...]]
** The fact that this is shown immediately ''after'' Price's [[spoiler:Briefing Wall Shrine]] drives it home.

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* In Modern Warfare, Outlaw sees an escorting Cobra get shot down, and despite the [[spoiler: nuclear threat]], they decide to try and rescue the pilot of the Cobra. [[spoiler: It's pointless as the nuke goes off just seconds before the Sea Knight reaches minimum safe distance.]]


** The impact of the scene is enhanced by the fact that Price reflects on the long history between him and Soap as various pictures of Soap and Price are shown in cheery moods during their Task Force 141 days (Ghost appears in one of these pictures too along with what looks like an American soldier). Price then says regarding Soap that you don't really [[spoiler: appreciate your friends and their accomplishments until they are gone and you try your best to keep the fond memories of them alive even as their faces fade from your memory.]]

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** The impact of the scene is enhanced by the fact that Price reflects on the long history between him and Soap as various pictures of Soap and Price are shown in cheery moods during their Task Force 141 days (Ghost appears in one of these pictures too along with what looks like an American soldier).Sandman). Price then says regarding Soap that you don't really [[spoiler: appreciate your friends and their accomplishments until they are gone and you try your best to keep the fond memories of them alive even as their faces fade from your memory.]]

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* "You are going to be alright my friend."

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