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* Shizu and Neia quickly bond over their mutual worship of Ainz, to the point that Shizu (who normally doesn't care for humans, as she admits) puts one of her stickers on Neia to mark her as a "little sister" and junior Ainz worshiper, and promises to bring her back alive.



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* Sebas takes in an abused slave and cares for her tenderly, so much so that she cries TearsOfJoy.




* Tsuare's decision to stay beside Sebas despite the fact that he tried to kill her due to orders from his master (Ainz). Hell, moments before Sebas attempted to strike her she smiled at him and closed her eyes, fully embracing her death and was content that if she was going to die, it would be by his hands.
* After Tsuare is allowed to live in Nazarick as an apprentice maid, Demiurge asks if Ainz knew Tsuare due to his reaction to observing her when he first met her. Then, Ainz pulls out a book which entails the tragic story of Tsuare and her younger sister (who turns out to be Ninya) and that Ainz must have felt compelled to let Tsuare live in honor of her deceased sister.

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* Tsuare's Tuare's decision to stay beside Sebas despite the fact that he tried to kill her due to orders from his master (Ainz). Hell, moments before Sebas attempted to strike her she smiled at him and closed her eyes, fully embracing her death and was content that if she was going to die, it would be by his hands.
* After Tsuare Tuare is allowed to live in Nazarick as an apprentice maid, Demiurge asks if Ainz knew Tsuare Tuare due to his reaction to observing her when he first met her. Then, Ainz pulls out a book which entails the tragic story of Tsuare Tuare and her younger sister (who turns out to be Ninya) and that Ainz must have felt compelled to let Tsuare Tuare live in honor of her deceased sister.


* [[PapaWolf Ainz's]] and [[BigBrotherInstinct Nabarel Gamma's]] protectiveness towards Entoma is very strong that they were ready to blow their covers as Momon and Nabe to slaughter Evileye for daring to harm her. Thakfully, they calmed down when learning that Entoma escaped.


* During Ainz and Zanac's conversation prior to the start of the decisive battle between the SK and the Kingdom (which the Kingdom is sure to lose due to the overwhelming difference in power), the two rulers actually find common ground. Ainz briefly lets his guard down and drops the Overlord act just to speak to Zanac like a person, revealing that all he really wants is to be happy and for his kingdom to be happy. Zanac leaves the meeting realizing that Ainz is more human than he thought.
** When Ainz learns of Zanac's death at the hands of his traitorous comrades, he has them sent to Neuronist so that they, along with their family members, be tortured for eternity. He didn't need to but to Ainz, Zanac is a good man who deserve better. It seems Zanac did one good thing before he passed; he brought out the humanity in Ainz.

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* During Ainz and Zanac's conversation prior to the start of the decisive battle between the SK and the Kingdom (which the Kingdom is sure to lose due to the overwhelming difference in power), the two rulers actually find [[CommonalityConnection common ground.ground]]. Ainz briefly lets his guard down and drops the Overlord act just to speak to Zanac like a person, revealing that all he really wants is to be happy and for his kingdom to be happy. Zanac leaves the meeting realizing that Ainz is more human than he thought.
** When Ainz learns of Zanac's death at the hands of his the latter's own traitorous comrades, subordinates, he has them sent to Neuronist so that they, along with their family members, may be tortured for eternity. He didn't need to do that, but to Ainz, Zanac is was a good man who deserve deserved better. It seems Zanac did one good thing before he passed; he brought out the humanity in Ainz.


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* Ainz entrusts to the robot maid [=CZ2128=] Delta a cat (actually Pandora’s Actor, who wants to get close to people) to care for. She falls in love with the cat and is pleased with it, going so far as to disarm a trap that threatens it. It becomes a TearJerker when she decides to give up the cat so that it won’t hamper her duties as a guardian.

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* Ainz entrusts to the robot maid [=CZ2128=] Delta a cat (actually Pandora’s Actor, who wants to get close to people) to care for. She falls in love with the cat and is pleased with it, going so far as to disarm a trap that threatens it. It becomes a TearJerker when she decides to give up the cat so that it won’t hamper her duties as a guardian.guardian.
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* Cocytus vs. Brain. Cocytus shows respect towards Brain as a warrior despite being so much more powerful than him. Brain greatly appreciates this and thinks that Cocytus has a heart, unlike Shaltear. Even after Cocytus effortlessly cuts Brain down, he still shows him respect. Cocytus thinks of Brain as the greatest warrior he has encountered so far in the New World, has the Frost Virgins preserve Brain's body, and takes Brain's katana as a trophy to honor him even though it's of no use to him. Cocytus also takes a detour to avoid stepping over Brain's body, unwittingly fulfilling Brain's goal for challenging him in the first place (protecting the street that held fond memories for Brain).



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** When Ainz learns of Zanac's death at the hands of his traitorous comrades, he has them sent to Neuronist so that they, along with their family members, be tortured for eternity. He didn't need to but to Ainz, Zanac is a good man who deserve better. It seems Zanac did one good thing before he passed; he brought out the humanity in Ainz.

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* During Ainz and Zanac's conversation prior to the start of the decisive battle between the SK and the Kingdom (which the Kingdom is sure to lose due to the overwhelming difference in power), the two rulers actually find common ground. Ainz briefly lets his guard down and drops the Overlord act just to speak to Zanac like a person, revealing that all he really wants is to be happy and for his kingdom to be happy. Zanac leaves the meeting realizing that Ainz is more human than he thought.


* Even though what happens after will be very dark, Ainz's protectiveness towards his friends counts. Ainz wasn't angry that Foresight were lying to him but he was angry that they drag one of his friends into the lie.

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* Even though what happens after will be is very dark, Ainz's protectiveness towards his friends counts. Ainz wasn't angry that Foresight were lying to him but him; he was angry that they drag dragged one of his friends into the lie.


[[caption-width-right:350:Even an undead overlord isn't immune to wonder and innocence of a child.]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:Even an undead overlord isn't immune to the wonder and innocence of a child.]]


* After the Empire is vassalized, everybody is on their toes waiting for whatever mass sacrifice or other abominable action Ainz will demand. In fact, there's a grand total of two orders: establishing who's in charge (basically stating that the Nazaricks are top dogs, in case anyone was stupid enough not to nottice), and send all death row prisoners to the Sorcerous Kingdom. And then they send one back, because it turns out he was innocent.

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* After the Empire is vassalized, everybody is on their toes waiting for whatever mass sacrifice or other abominable action Ainz will demand. In fact, there's a grand total of two orders: establishing who's in charge (basically stating that the Nazaricks are top dogs, in case anyone was stupid enough not to nottice), notice), and send all death row prisoners to the Sorcerous Kingdom. And then they send one back, because it turns out he was innocent.



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* After the titanic battle between [[spoiler:Shalltear and Ainz comes to a close (with Ainz's victory due to being CrazyPrepared), the first thing Ainz does after Shalltear is brought back to life is embrace her and apologizing and claiming that it was entirely his fault. For someone who's supposed to be an evil overlord, this was really one of the moments that reminds you that Ainz is ''still'' a human being with emotions and having been forced to kill one of his beloved subordinates that's like a daughter to him was enough for him to drop his act as a ruler. ]]
** Followed up after that, [[spoiler:when Ainz sees his NPC guardians bickering with each other and he feels left out, Albedo offers him a hand as if she knows exactly what he needs to cheer him up. For all of her obsessive like behavior, it truly shows how much Albedo cares for Ainz and that she always wants him to be happy. ]]

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* After the titanic battle between [[spoiler:Shalltear Shalltear and Ainz comes to a close (with Ainz's victory due to being CrazyPrepared), the first thing Ainz does after Shalltear is brought back to life is embrace her and apologizing and claiming that it was entirely his fault. For someone who's supposed to be an evil overlord, this was really one of the moments that reminds you that Ainz is ''still'' a human being with emotions and having been forced to kill one of his beloved subordinates that's like a daughter to him was enough for him to drop his act as a ruler. ]]
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** Followed up after that, [[spoiler:when when Ainz sees his NPC guardians bickering with each other and he feels left out, Albedo offers him a hand as if she knows exactly what he needs to cheer him up. For all of her obsessive like behavior, it truly shows how much Albedo cares for Ainz and that she always wants him to be happy. ]]
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* Days after [[spoiler: his fight with Shalltear, Ainz asks Albedo how is she doing. Albedo says she is concerned with Shalltear's mental state, saying that she fell into depression because she saw her battle with Ainz an unforgivable sin. Albedo then suggest Ainz to punish her, not because she deserves it, but in order to make her guilt disappear. This is a very heartwarming moment of Albedo, that till then seemed only to show her kinder side towards Ainz alone, but in truth she cares for the other Floor Guardians.]]
* Even after Ainz admitting that Shalltear wasn´t at fault for [[spoiler: the brainwash]], she still begs him to punish her. Ainz responds that he loves all those that are loyal to Nazarick, so why was she asking him to punish her for something she was not guilty of? Shalltear, Mare and Aura start crying and even Demiurge was rubbing the corner of his eyes.
* After his [[spoiler: defeat against the Lizardmen]], Cocytus was expecting to be severely punished. Ainz, on the contrary, admits that [[spoiler: defeat was the only possible outcome even if he himself was leading the attack]]. While Ainz might be an EvilOverlord, he is not like the usual ones [[YouHaveFailedMe that would severely punish those that have been defeated]].
* Cocytus begs Ainz to [[spoiler: spare the Lizardmen]] and who is the Guardian that backs him up? Not Mare or Aura, but Demiurge of all people.


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* Days after [[spoiler: his fight with Shalltear, Ainz asks Albedo how is she doing. Albedo says she is concerned with Shalltear's mental state, saying that she fell into depression because she saw her battle with Ainz an unforgivable sin. Albedo then suggest Ainz to punish her, not because she deserves it, but in order to make her guilt disappear. This is a very heartwarming moment of Albedo, that till then seemed only to show her kinder side towards Ainz alone, but in truth she cares for the other Floor Guardians.]]
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* Even after Ainz admitting that Shalltear wasn´t at fault for [[spoiler: the brainwash]], brainwashing, she still begs him to punish her. Ainz responds that he loves all those that are loyal to Nazarick, so why was she asking him to punish her for something she was not guilty of? Shalltear, Mare and Aura start crying and even Demiurge was rubbing the corner of his eyes.
* After his [[spoiler: defeat against the Lizardmen]], Lizardmen, Cocytus was expecting to be severely punished. Ainz, on the contrary, admits that [[spoiler: defeat was the only possible outcome even if he himself was leading the attack]].attack. While Ainz might be an EvilOverlord, he is not like the usual ones [[YouHaveFailedMe that would severely punish those that have been defeated]].
* Cocytus begs Ainz to [[spoiler: spare the Lizardmen]] Lizardmen and who is the Guardian that backs him up? Not Mare or Aura, but Demiurge of all people.




* Tsuare's decision to [[spoiler:stay beside Sebas despite the fact that he tried to kill her due to orders from his master (Ainz). Hell, moments before Sebas attempted to strike her she smiled at him and closed her eyes, fully embracing her death and was content that if she was going to die, it would be by his hands. ]]

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* Tsuare's decision to [[spoiler:stay stay beside Sebas despite the fact that he tried to kill her due to orders from his master (Ainz). Hell, moments before Sebas attempted to strike her she smiled at him and closed her eyes, fully embracing her death and was content that if she was going to die, it would be by his hands. ]]



* After [[spoiler:Tsuare is allowed to live in Nazarick as an apprentice maid, Demiurge asks if Ainz knew Tsuare due to his reaction to observing her when he first met her. Then, Ainz pulls out a book which entails the tragic story of Tsuare and her younger sister (who turns out to be Ninya) and that Ainz must have felt compelled to let Tsuare live in honor of her deceased sister.]]

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* After [[spoiler:Tsuare Tsuare is allowed to live in Nazarick as an apprentice maid, Demiurge asks if Ainz knew Tsuare due to his reaction to observing her when he first met her. Then, Ainz pulls out a book which entails the tragic story of Tsuare and her younger sister (who turns out to be Ninya) and that Ainz must have felt compelled to let Tsuare live in honor of her deceased sister.]]
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* After [[spoiler:the Empire is vassalized]], everybody is on their toes waiting for whatever mass sacrifice or other abominable action Ainz will demand. In fact, there's a grand total of two orders: establishing who's in charge (basically stating that the Nazaricks are top dogs, in case anyone was stupid enough not to nottice), and send all death row prisoners to the Sorcerous Kingdom. And then they send one back, because it turns out he was innocent.

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* After [[spoiler:the the Empire is vassalized]], vassalized, everybody is on their toes waiting for whatever mass sacrifice or other abominable action Ainz will demand. In fact, there's a grand total of two orders: establishing who's in charge (basically stating that the Nazaricks are top dogs, in case anyone was stupid enough not to nottice), and send all death row prisoners to the Sorcerous Kingdom. And then they send one back, because it turns out he was innocent.


* When Enri feels doubts about her new position as guild leader, Nfirea [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre reassures her that she'll do just fine]].

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* When Enri feels doubts about her new position as guild village leader, Nfirea [[YouAreBetterThanYouThinkYouAre reassures her that she'll do just fine]].

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