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-->'''Jack''': Ethan...free my family. ''Please.''

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-->'''Jack''': -->'''Jack:''' Ethan...free my family. ''Please.''



* The sheer level of dedication Ethan displays for his wife. He seemed to hold out on the possibility that Mia was still alive after she disappeared for three years and was willing to follow up a lead allegedly sent by Mia. Even when Mia attacks him in the beginning, it's possible to carry out Ethan's devotion to Mia by him [[spoiler:choosing to cure Mia instead of Zoe near the end.]]

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* The sheer level of dedication Ethan displays for his wife. He seemed to hold out on the possibility that Mia was still alive after she disappeared for three years and was willing to follow up a lead allegedly sent by Mia. Even when Mia attacks him in the beginning, it's possible to carry out Ethan's devotion to Mia by him [[spoiler:choosing choosing to cure Mia instead of Zoe near the end.]]


* The [[EarnYourHappyEnding good ending]]: Ethan and Mia, his wife, are rescued. Especially for the latter, who had gone missing for three years.

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* The [[EarnYourHappyEnding good canon ending]]: Ethan and Mia, his wife, are rescued. Especially for the latter, who had gone missing for three years.

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* The sheer level of dedication Ethan displays for his wife. He seemed to hold out on the possibility that Mia was still alive after she disappeared for three years and was willing to follow up a lead allegedly sent by Mia. Even when Mia attacks him in the beginning, it's possible to carry out Ethan's devotion to Mia by him [[spoiler:choosing to cure Mia instead of Zoe near the end.]]


* There's a moment near the end [[spoiler:where you meet the ''real'' Jack Baker inside Eveline's HiveMind. He talks to you for a while and tells you what's been going on, but despite everything Eveline has put him and his family through, he has the clarity to understand that she really is just [[IJustWantToBeLoved a scared, lonely little girl who wants a family]]. And while he knows she has to be stopped, even ''then'', Jack doesn't seem to truly blame her for everything that happened the way Ethan had. He's not interested in {{revenge}}, either—he only wants his family to be freed from her [[DyingAsYourself so they can truly die]]. Even after everything, and in stark contrast to what Evie made him into in the real world, this is a man who has no desire to bring harm to anyone, and it's visibly apparent that he hates that the only option to save the Bakers is for Ethan to kill Evie.]] It's a quiet moment, but it's equally awesome.
-->[[spoiler:'''Jack''': Ethan...free my family. ''Please.'']]
* The [[EarnYourHappyEnding good ending]]: [[spoiler:Ethan and Mia, his wife, are rescued. Especially for the latter, who had gone missing for three years.]]

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* There's a moment near the end [[spoiler:where where you meet the ''real'' Jack Baker inside Eveline's HiveMind. He talks to you for a while and tells you what's been going on, but despite everything Eveline has put him and his family through, he has the clarity to understand that she really is just [[IJustWantToBeLoved a scared, lonely little girl who wants a family]]. And while he knows she has to be stopped, even ''then'', Jack doesn't seem to truly blame her for everything that happened the way Ethan had. He's not interested in {{revenge}}, either—he only wants his family to be freed from her [[DyingAsYourself so they can truly die]]. Even after everything, and in stark contrast to what Evie made him into in the real world, this is a man who has no desire to bring harm to anyone, and it's visibly apparent that he hates that the only option to save the Bakers is for Ethan to kill Evie.]] It's a quiet moment, but it's equally awesome.
-->[[spoiler:'''Jack''': -->'''Jack''': Ethan...free my family. ''Please.'']]
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* The [[EarnYourHappyEnding good ending]]: [[spoiler:Ethan Ethan and Mia, his wife, are rescued. Especially for the latter, who had gone missing for three years.]]



** Even Lucas is shown to have once been relatively normal, if still troubled, before [[spoiler:Eveline's]] influence drove him off the deep end.
** The fact alone that both Jack and Marguerite are desperately fighting back. Both have moments where they regain autonomy and yell at [[spoiler: Eveline]] to leave them alone and--specifically--to stop tormenting their family. [[PapaWolf Jack]] and [[MamaBear Marguerite]], more than anything else, want to keep Zoe and Lucas safe.
* Despite the guy treating him with great suspicion (and in fairness, [[PoorCommunicationKills Ethan gave him plenty of reason to be that way]]), [[spoiler: Ethan shows nothing but sympathy for the murdered deputy. When coming across his corpse, he comments "Poor deputy", and when he's later forced to reach into the corpse's severed neck to retrieve a key, he gives a remorseful "Sorry, buddy"]].

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** Even Lucas is shown to have once been relatively normal, if still troubled, before [[spoiler:Eveline's]] Eveline's influence drove him off the deep end.
** The fact alone that both Jack and Marguerite are desperately fighting back. Both have moments where they regain autonomy and yell at [[spoiler: Eveline]] Eveline to leave them alone and--specifically--to stop tormenting their family. [[PapaWolf Jack]] and [[MamaBear Marguerite]], more than anything else, want to keep Zoe and Lucas safe.
* Despite the guy treating him with great suspicion (and in fairness, [[PoorCommunicationKills Ethan gave him plenty of reason to be that way]]), [[spoiler: Ethan shows nothing but sympathy for the murdered deputy. When coming across his corpse, he comments "Poor deputy", and when he's later forced to reach into the corpse's severed neck to retrieve a key, he gives a remorseful "Sorry, buddy"]].buddy".



** Come the DLC proper, well...it turns out that [[spoiler: Joe Baker's every inch the devoted family man the trailer made him out to be. He might be rough around the edges and quick to start a fight, but he's quite sincere in his desire to help his niece.]]
* The ''End of Zoe'' shows us that Blue Umbrella may share their predecessor's name, but their methods are much more humane - when Joe Baker interrogates the GasMaskMooks who were [[spoiler:retrieving an infected Zoe]], it turns out that [[spoiler:they were trying to ''save'' her.]] What's more, [[spoiler:one of them even tells Joe what he needs to do to save Zoe, despite being tied up and interrogated by Joe.]]
* At the very end of ''End of Zoe,'' [[spoiler:Blue Umbrella shows up again, this time led by Chris Redfield, to rescue Zoe and Joe. The last we see of them, Blue Umbrella's researchers are giving Zoe a clean bill of health.]]
** Especially poignant is the way [[spoiler:Joe comforts Zoe and encourages her to keep in mind that her family weren't themselves after they were infected.]]
--->'''Joe:''' [[spoiler:Ya gotta know, deep down somewhere, they were still your family and they loved you. [[DueToTheDead Especially your daddy]]. [[TearJerker Even in his final days]].]]
** And the whole reason [[spoiler:Blue Umbrella's agents]] were looking all over for Zoe? Well...
--->'''[[spoiler:Ethan]]:''' [[spoiler:Zoe? Zoe, are you there?]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]:''' [[spoiler:It's you! I don't believe it. you actually made it!]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Ethan]]:''' [[spoiler:We both did.]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]:''' [[spoiler:You didn't forget about me.]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Ethan]]:''' [[spoiler:I told you I'd send help. And I always keep my promises.]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]:''' [[spoiler:Thank you, Ethan.]]
* Despite his previous jerkiness, Pete is nothing short of [[spoiler: heroic in the KITCHEN demo; he tries to free Clancy rather than fleeing alone (which might have improved his chances of survival)--even saying ''''We''' gotta get outta here'--and then, after being stabbed, his last act is to tackle a knife-wielding, homicidal, infected Mia away from Clancy, losing his life rather horribly as a result. It's especially meaningful considering not only his initial dismissiveness of Clancy, but the fact that his dialogue indicates he didn't know him very well. Even if it ended up becoming a SenselessSacrifice, Pete willingly threw himself into a fight he had to know he couldn't win (he'd already been stabbed and his hands were still tied) for the sake of a guy he barely knew.]]

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** Come the DLC proper, well...it turns out that [[spoiler: Joe Baker's every inch the devoted family man the trailer made him out to be. He might be rough around the edges and quick to start a fight, but he's quite sincere in his desire to help his niece.]]
niece.
* The ''End of Zoe'' shows us that Blue Umbrella may share their predecessor's name, but their methods are much more humane - when Joe Baker interrogates the GasMaskMooks who were [[spoiler:retrieving retrieving an infected Zoe]], Zoe, it turns out that [[spoiler:they they were trying to ''save'' her.]] her. What's more, [[spoiler:one one of them even tells Joe what he needs to do to save Zoe, despite being tied up and interrogated by Joe.]]
Joe.
* At the very end of ''End of Zoe,'' [[spoiler:Blue Blue Umbrella shows up again, this time led by Chris Redfield, to rescue Zoe and Joe. The last we see of them, Blue Umbrella's researchers are giving Zoe a clean bill of health.]]
health.
** Especially poignant is the way [[spoiler:Joe Joe comforts Zoe and encourages her to keep in mind that her family weren't themselves after they were infected.]]
infected.
--->'''Joe:''' [[spoiler:Ya Ya gotta know, deep down somewhere, they were still your family and they loved you. [[DueToTheDead Especially your daddy]]. [[TearJerker Even in his final days]].]]
days]].
** And the whole reason [[spoiler:Blue Blue Umbrella's agents]] agents were looking all over for Zoe? Well...
--->'''[[spoiler:Ethan]]:''' [[spoiler:Zoe? --->'''Ethan:''' Zoe? Zoe, are you there?]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]:''' [[spoiler:It's
there?
--->'''Zoe:''' It's
you! I don't believe it. you You actually made it!]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Ethan]]:''' [[spoiler:We
it!
--->'''Ethan:''' We
both did.]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]:''' [[spoiler:You
did.
--->'''Zoe:''' You
didn't forget about me.]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Ethan]]:''' [[spoiler:I
me.
--->'''Ethan:''' I
told you I'd send help. And I always keep my promises.]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]:''' [[spoiler:Thank
promises.
--->'''Zoe:''' Thank
you, Ethan.]]
Ethan.
* Despite his previous jerkiness, Pete is nothing short of [[spoiler: heroic in the KITCHEN demo; he tries to free Clancy rather than fleeing alone (which might have improved his chances of survival)--even saying ''''We''' gotta get outta here'--and then, after being stabbed, his last act is to tackle a knife-wielding, homicidal, infected Mia away from Clancy, losing his life rather horribly as a result. It's especially meaningful considering not only his initial dismissiveness of Clancy, but the fact that his dialogue indicates he didn't know him very well. Even if it ended up becoming a SenselessSacrifice, Pete willingly threw himself into a fight he had to know he couldn't win (he'd already been stabbed and his hands were still tied) for the sake of a guy he barely knew.]]

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* Despite his previous jerkiness, Pete is nothing short of [[spoiler: heroic in the KITCHEN demo; he tries to free Clancy rather than fleeing alone (which might have improved his chances of survival)--even saying ''''We''' gotta get outta here'--and then, after being stabbed, his last act is to tackle a knife-wielding, homicidal, infected Mia away from Clancy, losing his life rather horribly as a result. It's especially meaningful considering not only his initial dismissiveness of Clancy, but the fact that his dialogue indicates he didn't know him very well. Even if it ended up becoming a SenselessSacrifice, Pete willingly threw himself into a fight he had to know he couldn't win (he'd already been stabbed and his hands were still tied) for the sake of a guy he barely knew.]]


--->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]''' [[spoiler:You didn't forget about me.]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Ethan]]''' [[spoiler:I told you I'd send help. And I always keep my promises.]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]''' [[spoiler:Thank you, Ethan.]]

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--->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]''' --->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]:''' [[spoiler:You didn't forget about me.]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Ethan]]''' --->'''[[spoiler:Ethan]]:''' [[spoiler:I told you I'd send help. And I always keep my promises.]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]''' --->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]:''' [[spoiler:Thank you, Ethan.]]

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** Come the DLC proper, well...it turns out that [[spoiler: Joe Baker's every inch the devoted family man the trailer made him out to be. He might be rough around the edges and quick to start a fight, but he's quite sincere in his desire to help his niece.]]
* The ''End of Zoe'' shows us that Blue Umbrella may share their predecessor's name, but their methods are much more humane - when Joe Baker interrogates the GasMaskMooks who were [[spoiler:retrieving an infected Zoe]], it turns out that [[spoiler:they were trying to ''save'' her.]] What's more, [[spoiler:one of them even tells Joe what he needs to do to save Zoe, despite being tied up and interrogated by Joe.]]
* At the very end of ''End of Zoe,'' [[spoiler:Blue Umbrella shows up again, this time led by Chris Redfield, to rescue Zoe and Joe. The last we see of them, Blue Umbrella's researchers are giving Zoe a clean bill of health.]]
** Especially poignant is the way [[spoiler:Joe comforts Zoe and encourages her to keep in mind that her family weren't themselves after they were infected.]]
--->'''Joe:''' [[spoiler:Ya gotta know, deep down somewhere, they were still your family and they loved you. [[DueToTheDead Especially your daddy]]. [[TearJerker Even in his final days]].]]
** And the whole reason [[spoiler:Blue Umbrella's agents]] were looking all over for Zoe? Well...
--->'''[[spoiler:Ethan]]:''' [[spoiler:Zoe? Zoe, are you there?]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]:''' [[spoiler:It's you! I don't believe it. you actually made it!]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Ethan]]:''' [[spoiler:We both did.]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]''' [[spoiler:You didn't forget about me.]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Ethan]]''' [[spoiler:I told you I'd send help. And I always keep my promises.]]
--->'''[[spoiler:Zoe]]''' [[spoiler:Thank you, Ethan.]]

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* It may be subverted by the DLC proper, but the ''End of Zoe'' trailer has a single sentence that counts as one brilliant HopeSpot, a suggestion that Zoe will live and she won't be all alone. Just eight little words:
-->'''Joe:''' "We gonna fix this, Zoe. You're my family."


* One of the items you can find around the pre-infection house in ''Daughters'' is a wall ornament that Zoe made as a fourth grader, bearing a little clay picture of her, her parents, and her brother standing side-by-side together and smiling. Awwww!

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* One of the items you can find around the pre-infection house in ''Daughters'' is a wall ornament that Zoe made as a fourth grader, bearing a little clay picture of her, her parents, and her brother standing side-by-side together and smiling. Awwww!Awwww...!
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* There's a moment near the end [[spoiler:where you meet the ''real'' Jack Baker inside Eveline's HiveMind. He talks to you for awhile and tells you what's been going on, but despite everything Eveline has put him and his family through, he has the clarity to understand that she really is just [[IJustWantToBeLoved a scared, lonely little girl who wants a family]]. And while he knows she has to be stopped, even ''then'', Jack doesn't seem to truly blame her for everything that happened the way Ethan had. He's not interested in {{revenge}}, either—he only wants his family to be freed from her [[DyingAsYourself so they can truly die]]. Even after everything, and in stark contrast to what Evie made him into in the real world, this is a man who has no desire to bring harm to anyone, and it's visibly apparent that he hates that the only option to save the Bakers is for Ethan to kill Evie.]] It's a quiet moment, but it's equally awesome.

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* There's a moment near the end [[spoiler:where you meet the ''real'' Jack Baker inside Eveline's HiveMind. He talks to you for awhile a while and tells you what's been going on, but despite everything Eveline has put him and his family through, he has the clarity to understand that she really is just [[IJustWantToBeLoved a scared, lonely little girl who wants a family]]. And while he knows she has to be stopped, even ''then'', Jack doesn't seem to truly blame her for everything that happened the way Ethan had. He's not interested in {{revenge}}, either—he only wants his family to be freed from her [[DyingAsYourself so they can truly die]]. Even after everything, and in stark contrast to what Evie made him into in the real world, this is a man who has no desire to bring harm to anyone, and it's visibly apparent that he hates that the only option to save the Bakers is for Ethan to kill Evie.]] It's a quiet moment, but it's equally awesome.


* Despite the guy treating him with great suspicion (and in fairness, [[PoorCommunicationKills Ethan gave him plenty of reason to be that way]]), [[spoiler: Ethan shows nothing but sympathy for the murdered deputy. When coming across his corpse, he comments "Poor deputy", and when he's later forced to reach into the corpse's severed neck to retrieve a key, he gives a remorseful "Sorry, buddy"]].

to:

* Despite the guy treating him with great suspicion (and in fairness, [[PoorCommunicationKills Ethan gave him plenty of reason to be that way]]), [[spoiler: Ethan shows nothing but sympathy for the murdered deputy. When coming across his corpse, he comments "Poor deputy", and when he's later forced to reach into the corpse's severed neck to retrieve a key, he gives a remorseful "Sorry, buddy"]].buddy"]].
* One of the items you can find around the pre-infection house in ''Daughters'' is a wall ornament that Zoe made as a fourth grader, bearing a little clay picture of her, her parents, and her brother standing side-by-side together and smiling. Awwww!


* Despite the guy treating him with great suspicion (and in fairness, [[PoorCommunicationKills Ethan gave him plenty of reason to be]], [[spoiler: Ethan shows nothing but sympathy for the murdered deputy. When coming across his corpse, he comments "Poor deputy", and when he's later forced to reach into the corpse's severed neck to retrieve a key, he gives a remorseful "Sorry, buddy"]].

to:

* Despite the guy treating him with great suspicion (and in fairness, [[PoorCommunicationKills Ethan gave him plenty of reason to be]], be that way]]), [[spoiler: Ethan shows nothing but sympathy for the murdered deputy. When coming across his corpse, he comments "Poor deputy", and when he's later forced to reach into the corpse's severed neck to retrieve a key, he gives a remorseful "Sorry, buddy"]].


** The fact alone that both Jack and Marguerite are desperately fighting back. Both have moments where they regain autonomy and yell at [[spoiler: Eveline]] to leave them alone and--specifically--to stop tormenting their family. [[PapaWolf Jack]] and [[MamaBear Marguerite]], more than anything else, want to keep Zoe and Lucas safe.

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** The fact alone that both Jack and Marguerite are desperately fighting back. Both have moments where they regain autonomy and yell at [[spoiler: Eveline]] to leave them alone and--specifically--to stop tormenting their family. [[PapaWolf Jack]] and [[MamaBear Marguerite]], more than anything else, want to keep Zoe and Lucas safe.safe.
* Despite the guy treating him with great suspicion (and in fairness, [[PoorCommunicationKills Ethan gave him plenty of reason to be]], [[spoiler: Ethan shows nothing but sympathy for the murdered deputy. When coming across his corpse, he comments "Poor deputy", and when he's later forced to reach into the corpse's severed neck to retrieve a key, he gives a remorseful "Sorry, buddy"]].


* There's a moment near the end [[spoiler:where you meet the ''real'' Jack Baker inside Eveline's Hive Mind. He talks to you for awhile and tells you what's been going on, but despite everything Eveline has put him and his family through, he has the clarity to understand that she really is just [[IJustWantToBeLoved a scared, lonely little girl who wants a family]]. And while he knows she has to be stopped, even ''then'', Jack doesn't seem to truly blame her for everything that happened the way Ethan had. He's not interested in revenge, either—he only wants his family to be freed from her control [[DyingAsYourself so they can truly die]]. Even after everything, and in stark contrast to what Evie made him act like in the real world, this is a man who has no desire to bring harm to anyone, and it's visibly apparent that he hates the sole option of killing Evie.]] It's a quiet moment, but extremely awesome.

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* There's a moment near the end [[spoiler:where you meet the ''real'' Jack Baker inside Eveline's Hive Mind.HiveMind. He talks to you for awhile and tells you what's been going on, but despite everything Eveline has put him and his family through, he has the clarity to understand that she really is just [[IJustWantToBeLoved a scared, lonely little girl who wants a family]]. And while he knows she has to be stopped, even ''then'', Jack doesn't seem to truly blame her for everything that happened the way Ethan had. He's not interested in revenge, {{revenge}}, either—he only wants his family to be freed from her control [[DyingAsYourself so they can truly die]]. Even after everything, and in stark contrast to what Evie made him act like into in the real world, this is a man who has no desire to bring harm to anyone, and it's visibly apparent that he hates that the sole only option of killing to save the Bakers is for Ethan to kill Evie.]] It's a quiet moment, but extremely it's equally awesome.



* A strange example considering the subject matter, but after all of the trailers, promotional material, the game itself ''and'' the rest of the relevant [[DownloadableContent DLC]] focusing on depicting Jack as an incredibly brutal and sadistic maniac, it really is heartwarming when the start of Daughters shows the ''real'' Jack pre-outbreak, heading into a huge storm to rescue injured people all by himself, and letting them stay at his home while joking about always wanting to run a bed and breakfast.
** Marguerite also looks like a totally different person without that incredibly unnerving [[SlasherSmile grin]].

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* A strange example considering the subject matter, but after all of the trailers, promotional material, the game itself ''and'' the rest of the relevant [[DownloadableContent DLC]] focusing on depicting Jack as an incredibly brutal and sadistic maniac, it really is heartwarming when the start of Daughters "Daughters" shows the ''real'' Jack pre-outbreak, heading into a huge storm to rescue injured people all by himself, and letting them stay at his home while joking about always wanting to run a bed and breakfast.
bed-and-breakfast.
** Without that incredibly unnerving [[SlasherSmile grin]], Marguerite also looks like a totally different person without that incredibly unnerving [[SlasherSmile grin]].person.



** The fact alone that both Jack and Marguerite are desperately fighting back. Both have moments where they regain autonomy and yell at [[spoiler: Eveline]] to leave them alone and - specifically - to stop tormenting their family. [[PapaWolf Jack]] and [[MamaBear Marguerite]] - more than anything else - want to keep Zoe and Lucas safe.

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** The fact alone that both Jack and Marguerite are desperately fighting back. Both have moments where they regain autonomy and yell at [[spoiler: Eveline]] to leave them alone and - specifically - to and--specifically--to stop tormenting their family. [[PapaWolf Jack]] and [[MamaBear Marguerite]] - Marguerite]], more than anything else - else, want to keep Zoe and Lucas safe.


* The [[EarnYourHappyEnding good ending]]: [[spoiler:Ethan and Mia, his wife, are rescued. Especially for the latter who had gone missing for three years.]]

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* There's a moment near the end [[spoiler:where you meet the ''real'' Jack Baker inside Eveline's Hive Mind. He talks to you for awhile and tells you what's been going on, but despite everything Eveline has put him and his family through, he has the clarity to understand that she really is just [[IJustWantToBeLoved a scared, lonely little girl who wants a family]]. And while he knows she has to be stopped, even ''then'', Jack doesn't seem to truly blame her for everything that happened the way Ethan had. He's not interested in revenge, either—he only wants his family to be freed from her control [[DyingAsYourself so they can truly die]]. Even after everything, and in stark contrast to what Evie made him act like in the real world, this is a man who has no desire to bring harm to anyone, and it's visibly apparent that he hates the sole option of killing Evie.]] It's a quiet moment, but extremely awesome.
-->[[spoiler:'''Jack''': Ethan...free my family. ''Please.'']]
* The [[EarnYourHappyEnding good ending]]: [[spoiler:Ethan and Mia, his wife, are rescued. Especially for the latter latter, who had gone missing for three years.]]

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