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-->'''Joy''': [[FamousLastWords I had a nice day.]]

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-->'''Joy''': [[FamousLastWords I had a nice day.]]

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* In Timothy's hideout, there's a list reminding him that he's nothing like Jack, that he's more than a mask. Considering that some of his fellow doppelgangers died because of Jack's face despite their goodwill and being spliced with Jack's DNA has him thinking about strangling kittens, one must wonder how often he has to look at that list.

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* In Timothy's hideout, there's a [[SanitySlippage list reminding him that he's nothing like Jack, that he's more than a mask. mask.]] Considering that some of his fellow doppelgangers died because of Jack's face despite their goodwill and being spliced with Jack's DNA has him thinking about strangling kittens, one must wonder how often he has to look at that list.



* The side mission Heart of Gold, where you help a Loader Bot named Joy set up a picnic. It would be heartwarming, but he admits that he is defective and that his power core was running out of juice. This picnic was on his bucket list. Then he literally pours money out of his heart as thanks. Why doesn't nice things last in Borderlands?

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* The side mission Heart of Gold, where you help a Loader Bot named Joy set up a picnic. It would be heartwarming, but he admits that he is defective and that his power core was running out of juice. This picnic was on his bucket list. Then he literally pours money out of his heart as thanks. Why doesn't canít nice things last in Borderlands?



** What makes the mission more impactful are how the Vault Hunters act nothing but sweet towards him and happily fulfill his requests. And they don't utter a word once after the reveal or after he dies. [[HeartbrokenBadass It's safe to say they were all rendered speechless.]]
*** [[FridgeHorror It's probably even worse]] if you're playing as [=FL4K=], who is the only other Vault Hunter in ''Borderlands'' history to be a robot. Given that they're incredibly old and intelligent, it's very likely they're aware of the threats robots can face - random glitches, software errors, the works. So when they come across Joy and then see his demise from a power core running out of energy... their silence may not just be from sorrow. It could be also terror at the fact that one day, they themselves may suffer a similar fate. Even though they know Ellie on Sanctuary, who may be able to fix them up if they break, it's still likely a terrifying eventuality they'll have to deal with.

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** What makes the mission more impactful are how the Vault Hunters act nothing but sweet towards him and happily fulfill his requests. And they don't utter a single word once after during the reveal or after he dies. [[HeartbrokenBadass It's safe to say they were all rendered speechless.]]
*** ** [[FridgeHorror It's probably even worse]] if you're playing as [=FL4K=], who is the only other Vault Hunter in ''Borderlands'' history to be a robot. Given that they're incredibly old and intelligent, it's very likely they're aware of the threats robots can face - random glitches, software errors, the works. So when they come across Joy and then see his demise from a power core running out of energy... their silence may not just be from sorrow. It could be also terror at the fact that one day, they themselves may suffer a similar fate. Even though they know Ellie on Sanctuary, who may be able to fix them up if they break, it's still likely a terrifying eventuality they'll have to deal with.


* The side mission Heart of Gold, where you help a Loader Botnamed Joy set up a picnic. It would be heartwarming, but he admits that he is defective and that his power core was running out of juice. This picnic was on his bucket list. Then he literally pours money out of his heart as thanks. Why doesn't nice things last in Borderlands?

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* The side mission Heart of Gold, where you help a Loader Botnamed Bot named Joy set up a picnic. It would be heartwarming, but he admits that he is defective and that his power core was running out of juice. This picnic was on his bucket list. Then he literally pours money out of his heart as thanks. Why doesn't nice things last in Borderlands?


* When the Vault Hunters see the memory of Maya, they are all saddened. Moze's voice quivers when she sees her, [=FL4k=] only solemnly utters her name, but Amara's is the saddest of all: she plaintively says "Sister..." For Amara, she felt a deeper connection to Maya than the others despite knowing her just a s long due to both of them being sirens.

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* When the Vault Hunters see the memory of Maya, they are all saddened. Moze's voice quivers when she sees her, [=FL4k=] only solemnly utters her name, but Amara's is the saddest of all: she plaintively says "Sister..." For Amara, she felt a deeper connection to Maya than the others despite knowing her just a s as long due to both of them being sirens.


* When Timothy is betrayed by one of the heist crew and sent to Pretty Boy, Moxxi continues with the heist, ignoring whenever Timothy is tortured over the Echo. You'd think she only has her eyes on Jack's casino, but when the casino threatens to fall into a black hole, she doesn't want to abandon Timothy or lose another person to Jack's posthumous machinations.[[note]] She broke down on hearing Roland being killed by Jack and then losing her son Scooter in a mission that came about as a result of Jack's legacy on Hyperion.[[/note]]

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* When Timothy is betrayed by one of the heist crew and sent to Pretty Boy, Moxxi continues with the heist, ignoring whenever Timothy is tortured over the Echo. You'd think she only has her eyes on Jack's casino, but when the casino threatens to fall into a black hole, she doesn't want to abandon Timothy or lose another person to Jack's posthumous machinations.[[note]] She broke down in tears on hearing Roland being killed by Jack and then losing her son Scooter in a mission that came about as a result of Jack's legacy on Hyperion.[[/note]]



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*** [[FridgeHorror It's probably even worse]] if you're playing as [=FL4K=], who is the only other Vault Hunter in ''Borderlands'' history to be a robot. Given that they're incredibly old and intelligent, it's very likely they're aware of the threats robots can face - random glitches, software errors, the works. So when they come across Joy and then see his demise from a power core running out of energy... their silence may not just be from sorrow. It could be also terror at the fact that one day, they themselves may suffer a similar fate. Even though they know Ellie on Sanctuary, who may be able to fix them up if they break, it's still likely a terrifying eventuality they'll have to deal with.


** Even worse, the mourning in the game itself is...minimal, especially compared to Roland in the last game. There's no special sidequest centered around it, it's swept the wayside almost instantly and not many people on Sanctuary have much to say. You do get a special gun if you talk to Ava, much like the rifle you got for completing that sidequest, but the loot scaling will leave it in the dust before long. It's like the game itself...doesn't care as much.

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** Even worse, the mourning in the game itself is...minimal, especially compared to Roland in minimal. After the last game. There's no special sidequest centered around it, it's swept the wayside almost instantly and not many people on Sanctuary have much to say. You do get a special gun if initial meeting in which everyone is torn up about Maya's death, you are given a side objective to talk to Ava, much like the rifle you got for completing that sidequest, but the loot scaling will leave it in the dust before long. It's like Ava. However, as the game itself...doesn't care as much.progresses you do have characters talking about Maya's death, and Ava is hellbent on seeing her get avenged.



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** What makes the mission more impactful are how the Vault Hunters act nothing but sweet towards him and happily fulfill his requests. And they don't utter a word once after the reveal or after he dies. [[HeartbrokenBadass It's safe to say they were all rendered speechless.]]


* When the Vault Hunters see the memory of Maya, they are all saddened. But Amara's is the saddest of all: she plaintively says "Sister..." For Amara, she felt a deeper connection to Maya than the others despite knowing her just a s long due to both of them being sirens.
** As for the others, Moze's voice quivers for a moment and [=FL4k=]'s goes solemnly quiet when they utter her name.

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* When the Vault Hunters see the memory of Maya, they are all saddened. But Moze's voice quivers when she sees her, [=FL4k=] only solemnly utters her name, but Amara's is the saddest of all: she plaintively says "Sister..." For Amara, she felt a deeper connection to Maya than the others despite knowing her just a s long due to both of them being sirens. \n** As for the others, Moze's voice quivers for a moment and [=FL4k=]'s goes solemnly quiet when they utter her name.


** As for the others, Moze's voice quivers for a moment and [=FL4k=]'s voice goes solemnly quiet when he utters her name.

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** As for the others, Moze's voice quivers for a moment and [=FL4k=]'s voice goes solemnly quiet when he utters they utter her name.

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** As for the others, Moze's voice quivers for a moment and [=FL4k=]'s voice goes solemnly quiet when he utters her name.


* The trailer for the upcoming DLC has Maya in Krieg's mind. Considering what happened to the real Maya in the main game, he's not gonna be happy when he learns the truth. '''At all.''' Zero reacted with haikus and Gaige cursed herself for not being there with Maya. Jack knows what will happen when Krieg get the bad news.
** Krieg already worked through her death. He's not happy when the train kidnaps her, though.

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* The trailer for the upcoming DLC has Maya in Krieg's mind. Considering what happened to the real Maya in the main game, he's not gonna be happy when he learns the truth. '''At all.''' Zero reacted with haikus and Gaige cursed herself for not being there with Maya. Jack knows what will happen when Krieg get the bad news.
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has learned of Maya's death and has already worked through come to accept it. But he can't bear the thought of losing her death. He's not happy when memory to his insanity. This manifests as the Locomobius, a sentient train come to take her away. When it kidnaps her, though.her she has a heartbroken look on her face and begs Krieg not to let go of her in his mind.


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* When the Vault Hunters see the memory of Maya, they are all saddened. But Amara's is the saddest of all: she plaintively says "Sister..." For Amara, she felt a deeper connection to Maya than the others despite knowing her just a s long due to both of them being sirens.

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** Krieg already worked through her death. He's not happy when the train kidnaps her, though.

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* How Psycho Krieg thinks the Crimson Raiders see him as: a psycho only good for murder.

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