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* Wolkee, in "Before Thou Camest Forth," birthing his son, Wanral [[spoiler:a.k.a. Duke]], despite [[ScreamingBirth its visceral and harrowing description]], really does tug at the heartstrings:
--->He was perfect – from the moment he was born, tiny, helpless, blind, with his little cries calling out the first defiance against doom and death, he was perfect…from the moment Wolkee held him to his teat, the unceasing, clenching aches of his abdomen washed over with the euphoria of seeing his newborn son, and he suckled at him, his first taste being his mother's milk, he was perfect.
** The constant refrain in the story, [[ArcWords "I will never let you go,"]] is both this and a {{Tearjerker}}.
* Pappy talking to Bligh in "Ask Now the Beasts" about [[spoiler:the strange owl-like creature]] he saw in the woods:
--->'''Pappy:''' "I'd never let nuthin happen ta ''my'' boy – monster or no monster."
* Despite the [[UnfortunateImplications problematic age-difference]] between Daniel and Scruggs in "How Shadows Taste," it's hard not to feel something when Scruggs, [[SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay trying to prove he's real to Daniel]] talks about how much he loved him and raised him as a teenager [[DysfunctionalFamily because Daniel's parents wouldn't]].
* Susan Anne calling out to [[spoiler:Shane]] who had been watching over her in his new, [[HalfHumanHybrid half-flying squirrel]] form:
--->'''Susan Anne:''' "You don't need to look out after me, anymore! You – you can go!"

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* Wolkee, in "Before Thou Camest Forth," birthing his son, Wanral [[spoiler:a.k.a. Duke]], despite [[ScreamingBirth its visceral and harrowing description]], really does tug Tooth giving Guppy a pearl at the heartstrings:
--->He was perfect – from the moment he was born, tiny, helpless, blind, with his little cries calling out the first defiance against doom
end of "Depths" to celebrate their new marriage, and death, he was perfect…from the moment Wolkee held him to his teat, the unceasing, clenching aches of his abdomen washed over with the euphoria of seeing his newborn son, and he suckled at him, his first taste being his mother's milk, he was perfect.
** The constant refrain in the story, [[ArcWords "I will never let you go,"]] is both this and a {{Tearjerker}}.
* Pappy talking to Bligh in "Ask Now the Beasts" about [[spoiler:the strange owl-like creature]] he saw in the woods:
--->'''Pappy:''' "I'd never let nuthin happen ta ''my'' boy – monster or no monster."
Guppy's new life.
* Despite the [[UnfortunateImplications problematic age-difference]] between Daniel and Scruggs in "How Shadows Taste," it's hard not to feel something when Scruggs, [[SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay trying to prove he's real to Daniel]] talks about how much he loved him and raised him as a teenager [[DysfunctionalFamily because Daniel's parents wouldn't]].
* Susan Anne calling out to [[spoiler:Shane]] who had been watching over her in his new, [[HalfHumanHybrid half-flying squirrel]] form:
--->'''Susan Anne:''' "You don't need to look out after me, anymore! You – you can go!"
wouldn't]].


* Tooth giving Guppy a pearl at the end of "Depths" to celebrate their new marriage, and Guppy's new life.


* Pappy talking to Bligh in "Ask Now the Beasts" about [[spoiler:the strange owl-like creature]] he saw in the woods, reassuring his grandson nothing would happen as long as he was around:

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* Pappy talking to Bligh in "Ask Now the Beasts" about [[spoiler:the strange owl-like creature]] he saw in the woods, reassuring his grandson nothing would happen as long as he was around:woods:



* Despite the [[UnfortunateImplications problematic age-difference]] between Daniel and Scruggs in "How Shadows Taste," it's hard not to feel something when Scruggs, [[SomethingOnlyTheyWouldSay trying to prove he's real to Daniel]] talks about how much he loved him and raised him as a teenager [[DysfunctionalFamily because Daniel's parents wouldn't]].



--->'''Susan Anne:''' "You don't need to look out after me, anymore! You –- you can go, be with your own kind, now!"

to:

--->'''Susan Anne:''' "You don't need to look out after me, anymore! You –- you can go, be with your own kind, now!"go!"


--->He was perfect –- from the moment he was born, tiny, helpless, blind, with his little cries calling out the first defiance against doom and death, he was perfect…from the moment Wolkee held him to his teat, the unceasing, clenching aches of his abdomen washed over with the euphoria of seeing his newborn son, and he suckled at him, his first taste being his mother's milk, he was perfect.

to:

--->He was perfect –- from the moment he was born, tiny, helpless, blind, with his little cries calling out the first defiance against doom and death, he was perfect…from the moment Wolkee held him to his teat, the unceasing, clenching aches of his abdomen washed over with the euphoria of seeing his newborn son, and he suckled at him, his first taste being his mother's milk, he was perfect.



--->'''Pappy:''' "I'd never let nuthin happen ta ''my'' boy –- monster or no monster."

to:

--->'''Pappy:''' "I'd never let nuthin happen ta ''my'' boy –- monster or no monster."

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* Wolkee, in "Before Thou Camest Forth," birthing his son, Wanral [[spoiler:a.k.a. Duke]], despite [[ScreamingBirth its visceral and harrowing description]], really does tug at the heartstrings:
--->He was perfect –- from the moment he was born, tiny, helpless, blind, with his little cries calling out the first defiance against doom and death, he was perfect…from the moment Wolkee held him to his teat, the unceasing, clenching aches of his abdomen washed over with the euphoria of seeing his newborn son, and he suckled at him, his first taste being his mother's milk, he was perfect.
** The constant refrain in the story, [[ArcWords "I will never let you go,"]] is both this and a {{Tearjerker}}.
* Pappy talking to Bligh in "Ask Now the Beasts" about [[spoiler:the strange owl-like creature]] he saw in the woods, reassuring his grandson nothing would happen as long as he was around:
--->'''Pappy:''' "I'd never let nuthin happen ta ''my'' boy –- monster or no monster."
* Tooth giving Guppy a pearl at the end of "Depths" to celebrate their new marriage, and Guppy's new life.
* Susan Anne calling out to [[spoiler:Shane]] who had been watching over her in his new, [[HalfHumanHybrid half-flying squirrel]] form:
--->'''Susan Anne:''' "You don't need to look out after me, anymore! You –- you can go, be with your own kind, now!"

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