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* HilariousInHindsight: The timeline mentions that in this universe, thanks to a particle accelerator that encircles the moon, they discovered the Higgs Boson particle in 2087... when evidence of its existence was found in the real world in 2014. Whoops.

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** Averted, the contact appears to have gone off well. Although everyone ''still'' finds Edani to be scary.
** Interestingly, the AI's that use human-shaped bodies get more of this from the Citadel, but not because they look different... but because the Citadel is familiar with infiltrator-style robots, and they've had them used against them before.


* CrazyAwesome: Teddy, the AI that believes that he's Teddy Roosevelt, led a cavalry charge against Berserker ground forces, while standing on a tank in his humanoid avatar/platform and wielding a saber.



* WoobieSpecies: The quetzal. [[spoiler: Humanity found three hundred and twenty six of them in suspended animation on Titan, where they'd been for three thousand years after being attacked by an unknown ship (later discovered to be a Berserker). A later mission to their homeworld found that it had been devestated by the Berserkers about three thousand years ago, with all life being wiped out, making the quetzal found on Titan the only surviving members of their species. While humanity has treated them well, the quetzal live with the knoweledge that they owe them for pretty much everything, from rescuing them from Titan to giving them a home on one of their space habitats, and concequently feel that they owe humanity a debt that can never be repaid, not to mention that it is heavily implied that what remains of their culture will eventually die out due to sucessive generations of their children growing up surrounded by human culture.]]

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* WoobieSpecies: The quetzal. [[spoiler: Humanity found three hundred and twenty six of them in suspended animation on Titan, where they'd been for three thousand years after being attacked by an unknown ship (later discovered to be a Berserker). A later mission to their homeworld found that it had been devestated devastated by the Berserkers about three thousand years ago, with all life being wiped out, making the quetzal found on Titan the only surviving members of their species. While humanity has treated them well, the quetzal live with the knoweledge knowledge that they owe them for pretty much everything, from rescuing them from Titan to giving them a home on one of their space habitats, and concequently consequently feel that they owe humanity a debt that can never be repaid, not to mention that it is heavily implied that what remains of their culture will eventually die out due to sucessive successive generations of their children growing up surrounded by human culture.]]


* UncannyValley: The general consensus of the fandom is that humanity will feel this way towards the various humanoid races of the council after having experienced such a massive variety of alien types.

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* UncannyValley: The general consensus of the fandom is that humanity will feel this way towards the various humanoid races of the council after having experienced such a massive variety of alien types. In fact, some on the forums speculate that the races that humans (and the other Local Group races (SAC and the CDC)) will feel most comfortable with are the Hanar and the Elcor, the only two races that aren't humanoid.

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* UncannyValley: The general consensus of the fandom is that humanity will feel this way towards the various humanoid races of the council after having experienced such a massive variety of alien types.

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** [[spoiler: Well, he recently got a robotic body, so you can now give him a hug. How he reacts to that however...]]

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* IronWoobie: Petan. The guy's a huge, heavily armed and very badass combat craft, with a history that makes you wish it was physically possible to give him a hug.

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* WoobieSpecies: The quetzal. [[spoiler: Humanity found three hundred and twenty six of them in suspended animation on Titan, where they'd been for three thousand years after being attacked by an unknown ship (later discovered to be a Berserker). A later mission to their homeworld found that it had been devestated by the Berserkers about three thousand years ago, with all life being wiped out, making the quetzal found on Titan the only surviving members of their species. While humanity has treated them well, the quetzal live with the knoweledge that they owe them for pretty much everything, from rescuing them from Titan to giving them a home on one of their space habitats, and concequently feel that they owe humanity a debt that can never be repaid, not to mention that it is heavily implied that what remains of their culture will eventually die out due to sucessive generations of their children growing up surrounded by human culture.]]


HearwarmingMoments: [[spoiler: The Cassini-Huygens Quetzal Rescue Mission. Committing a large amount of time and resources to rescuing a large number of aliens in suspended animation on Titan definitely counts as one of humanity's better moments, especially given that the aliens in question were the last of their kind, making humanity the saviours of an entire species.]]

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HearwarmingMoments: [[spoiler: The Cassini-Huygens Quetzal Rescue Mission. Committing a large amount of time and resources to rescuing a large number of aliens in suspended animation on Titan definitely counts as one of humanity's better moments, especially given that the aliens in question were the last of their kind, making humanity the saviours of an entire species.]]

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