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--> '''The Queen:''' [[ToThePain Mad old woman, they'll call you.]]\\
'''Granny:''' [[TerrorHero They calls me that now.]] [[RightBehindMe They thinks I can't hear.]]


-->'''Granny''': Yes. Here! But there, too.

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-->'''Granny''': Yes. Here! ''(then, relenting a bit)'' But there, too.


* Nanny is trying to convince the Elf king to step in.

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* The King of the Elves could fix Lancre's problem. Nanny is trying to convince threatens him with TheMagicGoesAway... obviously not an option a witch would lightly choose, but she'll do it if that's the Elf king to step in.only alternative.


** Hell, Witches and Wizards can tell that they're going to die soon, even if they're not sure exactly when. Odd, that sounds a lot like getting diagnosed with Alzheimer's...

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** Hell, Witches and Wizards can tell that they're going to die soon, even if they're not sure exactly when. Odd, that sounds a lot like getting diagnosed with Alzheimer's...receiving a terminal diagnosis...


-->'''Ridcully''':"Do you think that... somewhere... it all went right?"
-->'''Granny''':"Yes. Here! But there, too."

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-->'''Ridcully''':"Do -->'''Ridcully''': Do you think that... somewhere... it all went right?"
-->'''Granny''':"Yes.
right?
-->'''Granny''': Yes.
Here! But there, too."

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*** It's probably a little of both. She's happy with what she is and what she has, but what might-have-been isn't without beauty either.
-->'''Ridcully''':"Do you think that... somewhere... it all went right?"
-->'''Granny''':"Yes. Here! But there, too."

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** Although it is quite strongly implied that it wasn't specifically because of Ridcully himself (actually, Granny pretty much states it outright, when she tells him not to jump to any soppy conclusions) but that the reason she rejected him and the reason she remained a virgin are one and the same - she had her mind set on other things. Whether Granny is being truthful here, and whether this is actually sad, are probably a matter of YMMV.


* The elf Queen taunts Granny about how 'It must be awful to know that you have no friends, that you never touched a heart, that no one will care when you die'. Granny's answer is a blunt 'Yes'.

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* The elf Queen taunts Granny about how 'It must be awful to know that you have no friends, that you never touched a heart, that no one will care when you die'. Granny's answer is a blunt 'Yes'.


* Verence, King of Lancre, [[HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood sleeping on the floor]] [[BoardingSchoolOfHorrors of his room]] [[TrainingFromHell because that's how]] [[ButtMonkey he'd always done.]]
** No. No, that's not why he did it at all. When he was a Fool, he slept in front of the door of his master. Now that he's King, ''he's still doing it''.

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* Verence, King of Lancre, [[HilariouslyAbusiveChildhood still sleeping on the floor]] [[BoardingSchoolOfHorrors of his room]] [[TrainingFromHell because that's how]] [[ButtMonkey he'd as he had always done.]]
** No. No, that's not why he did it at all. When he was a Fool, he slept in front of the door of his master. Now that he's King, ''he's still doing it''.
done before.


** Hell, Witches and Wizards can tell that they're going to die soon, even if they're not sure exactly when. Odd, that sounds a lot like getting diagnosed with Alzheimer's...

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** Hell, Witches and Wizards can tell that they're going to die soon, even if they're not sure exactly when. Odd, that sounds a lot like getting diagnosed with Alzheimer's...Alzheimer's...
** Not to mention that [[spoiler: Granny getting mixed up in the thoughts and memories of her other selves]] looks a ''lot'' like someone suffering from dementia.

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-->He'd always slept in front of the door of his master. And now he was king, he slept in front of the door to his kingdom.


* Combined with HarsherInHindsight and/or FunnyAneurysmMoment: after the news of Terry Pratchett's Alzheimer's, try reading the Elf Queen's "mad old woman" speech without tearing up.

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* Combined with HarsherInHindsight and/or FunnyAneurysmMoment: after the news of Terry Pratchett's Alzheimer's, try reading the Elf Queen's "mad old woman" speech without tearing up.up.
** Hell, Witches and Wizards can tell that they're going to die soon, even if they're not sure exactly when. Odd, that sounds a lot like getting diagnosed with Alzheimer's...


* Combined with HarsherInHindsight/FunnyAneurysmMoment: after the news of Terry Pratchett's Alzheimer's, trying reading the Elf Queen's "mad old woman" speech without tearing up.

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* Combined with HarsherInHindsight/FunnyAneurysmMoment: HarsherInHindsight and/or FunnyAneurysmMoment: after the news of Terry Pratchett's Alzheimer's, trying try reading the Elf Queen's "mad old woman" speech without tearing up.


-->'''Granny''': That's what I mean.

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-->'''Granny''': That's what I mean.mean.
* Combined with HarsherInHindsight/FunnyAneurysmMoment: after the news of Terry Pratchett's Alzheimer's, trying reading the Elf Queen's "mad old woman" speech without tearing up.

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