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** An alternate option is to Sacrifice Markus to save his companions. The sacrifice itself involves Markus setting himself ablaze after saying that they are alive and want to be free. North is visibly tearing up seeing their leader give their life for their cause. What really makes this moment a tear-jerker, though, is that the soldiers lower their weapons, but still shoot the remaining members of Jericho dead. Rendering Markus' act a SenselessSacrifice.


* If Connor becomes a deviant and joins Markus' team, he'll be seen alone in a corner of the church, obviously stewing in guilt and remorse over [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone leading the humans to Jericho and getting hundreds of androids killed.]]
-->'''Connor:''' It's my fault the humans managed to locate Jericho. I was stupid... I should've guessed they were using me.



* If Markus let the guard John from the heist level join Jericho, he will [[TakingTheBullet take the bullet]] [[HeroicSacrifice for Markus]] if Markus chooses to sacrifice himself at the beginning of the freedom march.

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* If Markus let the guard John from the heist level join Jericho, he will [[TakingTheBullet take the bullet]] [[HeroicSacrifice for Markus]] if Markus chooses to sacrifice himself at the beginning of the freedom march.


--> '''Hank:''' [[YouBastard You're a lowlife.]] You don't feel a thing, do you? A machine, that's what you are! You're just a fucking machine...

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--> '''Hank:''' [[YouBastard You're a lowlife.]] You don't feel a thing, do you? A machine, that's what you are! You're just a fucking machine...FUCKING MACHINE!

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[[AC: Fugitives/On The Run]]
* As scary as he is, Ralph's situation is pretty heartbreaking. At some point before Kara and Alice run into him, Ralph was heavily injured by humans, with permanent scars and burns on his face. Not only is he physically injured, but the damage has left him mentally scarred as well, constantly referring to himself in the third person with violent, unpredictable mood swings [[spoiler: which has lead him to kill at least one human, if the body in the house he's squatting at is any indication.]] He doesn't ''want'' to hurt Kara and Alice but they are clearly not safe around him.

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[[AC: The Bridge]]
* Hank grills Connor about killing the deviants at the brothel and tries to provoke some sort of human reaction from his partner. If Connor coldly insists that he's a machine, Hank gets upset and shoots him, not even getting any satisfaction from it. The somber tone when Connor doubts there's such a thing as android heaven is especially haunting.


--> '''Hank:''' Every time you died and came back... I thought about Cole. I'd have done anything to bring him back too, to hold him in my arms just one more time. But human's don't come back, do they?

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--> '''Hank:''' Every time you died and came back... I thought about Cole. I'd have done anything to bring him back too, to hold him in my arms just one more time. But human's humans don't come back, do they?


* As terrible as he is to Alice and Kara there is a moment during one of Todds fits of rage where he has a moment of self-awareness. You can still see bits and pieces of the fairly decent person he used to be shining through the drugs, rage, and anger every so often as he tries to apologize to Alice. It makes the point that Todd is not a monster, he is a human being who is terrible for reasons that could effect any one of us.

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* As terrible as he is to Alice and Kara there is a moment during one of Todds fits of rage where he has a moment of self-awareness. You can still see bits and pieces of the fairly decent person he used to be shining through the drugs, rage, and anger every so often as he tries to apologize to Alice. It makes the point that Todd is not a monster, he is a human being who is terrible for reasons that could effect affect any one of us.

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[[AC: A New Home]]
* As terrible as he is to Alice and Kara there is a moment during one of Todds fits of rage where he has a moment of self-awareness. You can still see bits and pieces of the fairly decent person he used to be shining through the drugs, rage, and anger every so often as he tries to apologize to Alice. It makes the point that Todd is not a monster, he is a human being who is terrible for reasons that could effect any one of us.



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* Throughout the game, it becomes apparent that Hank gets distressed every time Connor dies. Regardless of the ending you choose for both Connor and Hank, at some point Hank will bring up how Connor's deaths reminded him of his own son's death, with the words being slightly rephrased depending on said ending. It's best phrased in the ending where he and Connor potentially fight each other in the plaza:
--> '''Hank:''' Every time you died and came back... I thought about Cole. I'd have done anything to bring him back too, to hold him in my arms just one more time. But human's don't come back, do they?



---> '''Connor:''' [CONVINCE] Hank, I--
---> '''Hank:''' Now leave me alone, go on, complete your mission. Since that's all you care about.
---> ''[Connor stands there with a genuine look of regret on his face]''
** If Connor died multiple times, Hank will respond with this.
---> '''Hank:''' Y'know, every time you died and came back, it made me think of Cole. I'd give anything to hold him again... but humans don't come back.

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---> '''Connor:''' [CONVINCE] Hank, I--
---> '''Hank:''' Now leave me alone, go on, complete your mission. Since that's all you care about.
---> ''[Connor stands there with a genuine look of regret on his face]''
** If Connor died multiple times, Hank will respond with this.
---> '''Hank:''' Y'know, every time you died and came back, it made me think of Cole. I'd give anything to hold him again... but humans don't come back.



** Again, Hank has additional dialogue here if Connor was killed multiple times before this.
--> '''Hank:''' Everytime you died and came back... I thought about Cole... How much I wanted to bring him back. I'd have given anything to hold him again... But humans don't come back...


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** Again, Hank has additional dialogue here if Connor was killed multiple times before this.
--> '''Hank:''' Everytime you died and came back... I thought about Cole... How much I wanted to bring him back. I'd have given anything to hold him again... But humans don't come back...





** Worse, if Connor died multiple times before this Hank has some additional dialogue.
--> '''Hank:''' Every time you died and came back... I thought about Cole. I'd have done anything to bring him back too, to hold him in my arms just one more time. But human's don't come back, do they?


** Before that he will also say to Connor that he's going to see his son again, and he's been looking forward to that for a long time.





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\n** Again, Hank has additional dialogue here if Connor was killed multiple times before this.
--> '''Hank:''' Everytime you died and came back... I thought about Cole... How much I wanted to bring him back. I'd have given anything to hold him again... But humans don't come back...



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** Worse, if Connor died multiple times before this Hank has some additional dialogue.
--> '''Hank:''' Every time you died and came back... I thought about Cole. I'd have done anything to bring him back too, to hold him in my arms just one more time. But human's don't come back, do they?


* Zlatko lies to Kara and traps her in a machine to reset her as she desperately cry out for Alice, being restrained by Luther, while he mocks her for her attempts to be like a mother to Alice.

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* Zlatko lies to Kara and traps her in a machine to reset her as she desperately cry out for Alice, being restrained by Luther, while he mocks belittles her for her attempts to be like a mother to Alice.Alice. While wiping Kara's mind, Alice breaks free and holds Kara helplessly, while Zlatko mockingly tell her that Mommy has forgotten all about her.

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[[AC: Zlatko]]
*Zlatko lies to Kara and traps her in a machine to reset her as she desperately cry out for Alice, being restrained by Luther, while he mocks her for her attempts to be like a mother to Alice.



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[[AC: Stormy Night]]
*Bad endings have Todd [[SoundOnlyDeath killing his daughter Alice]] and then CradlingYourKill. This would happen if Kara does as she is told and stay still, but when she comes across Todd putting Alice's corpse on her bed at the end, Todd would [[NeverMyFault blame Kara]] and kill her anyway.
**However, if you did confront Todd but fail too many quick time events, you'll get a drawn-out scene of Todd brutally beating Kara to death. In either case, at the end, you would see Kara's body lying in the corridor, the kitchen, or even outside in the rain, and then Chloe with barely-restrained emotion [[WhatTheHellPlayer berates you for letting them die.]] The version in the kitchen would even have Kara struggling to get up to protect Alice but then she turns stiff and shuts down.


* These are all so much worse if Connor did deviate but died at Jericho. Therd is nothing left of his own personality in the replacement machine.

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* There is still the fact that Hank still cares about Connor even though Connor is doing what he is doing such as when Connor chooses to save Hank instead of killing him, if Connor fails the QTE after Hank charges him, Hank will push Connor off the roof. But he will say he didn't want to do it.
--> '''Hank:''' I didn't want to do that Connor, you gave me no choice.
* These are all so much worse if Connor did deviate but died at Jericho. Therd There is nothing left of his own personality in the replacement machine.

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