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1The Saint returns, Tulip and Cassidy find out about Jesse's dealings with the Grail and Eugene and Hitler proceed with their plan to break out of hell.˛˛!!Tropes˛* AintTooProudToBeg: When Jesse is about to be scalped by the Saint, he makes a desperate attempt to appeal to his humanity.˛* AndThenWhat: Jesse is sadly unable to answer Tulip's and Cassidy's questions what will become of them after Jesse becomes the Messiah.˛* BrokenPedestal: Eugene realizes that Tracy Loach was incredibly [[ItsAllAboutMe selfish and attention-seeking]].˛* CallingTheOldManOut: Eugene also confronts his a projection of his father about the way he was treated despite being only a kid.˛* CurbstompBattle: Jesse and friends stand no chance against the Saint, even without his magical weapons.˛* DespairEventHorizon: Losing his family made the Saint abandon all efforts to change himself.˛* HeelFaceDoorSlam: His wife convinced the Saint to change his ways, but after his attempted kindness got her and his daughter indirectly killed, the Saint brutally abandoned the effort.˛* InternalReveal: Tulip and Cassidy find out about Jesse's dealings with the Grail.˛* OneDegreeOfSeparation: On his way out of Hell, Eugene passes over the Saint's cell.˛* ShoutOut: The Saint is [[NamedByTheAdaptation named]] William, in reference to William Munny of {{Film/Unforgiven}} whose backstory inspired the Saint's.˛* TitleDrop: Said by Jesse in a flashback to his last encounter with the Saint, and by the preacher in the flashback to the Saint's baptism.˛* VillainousRescue: Mannering, on Herr Star's orders, takes William (The Saint) back with her to Hell, just in time before the latter scalps Jesse.˛* WhamEpisode: ˛** Jesse breaks with Tullip and Cassidy and agrees to become the Grail's Messiah.˛** Eugene is breaking out of hell after confronting his traumas about Tracy Loach's suicide, being molested as a child by Pedro the Prairie Dog, and his father's treatment.


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