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  • Ivan singing to calm down Amber after her nightmare is just precious.
  • After the group chews her out for withholding information, Jeminya stays up all night trying to compile as much information on her sister as possible. Notably, Faethurin, who has been her biggest doubter, was noticably concerned for Jeminya's health.
  • The group sharing their backstories with each other in the forest is a nice moment of companionship.
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  • Ivan’s constant cheeriness is guaranteed to make you smile at least once per session.
  • The group learning that Amarta survived her fight with the Balor.
  • And then providing proof of the Labyrinth’s existence to Seolic. Finally having proof that his father wasn’t a liar after years of having the name slandered has the man overwhelmed with joy. It really makes you feel like the party is actually making the world a better place.
  • Jeminya’s "World of Cardboard" Speech and her resolve to keep doing good for it’s own sake.
  • Everyone in the party (Except Oin) apologising to each other for how they’ve been treating each other on their travels and genuinely resolving to treat each other better.
  • Kross and Faerthurin working as a team during the battle agaisnt the Night Twist. Especially considering they’d been at each others throats not long before.
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  • Even after it’s been revealed that Jeminya is actually a teifling and has been lying to them all this time, the party still immediately moves to defend her from the dwarves. If you ever needed proof that the party has become True Companions, this is it right here.
  • And then they manage to talk Jeminya down from her rage and fully accept her back into the team. Even after her "The Reason You Suck" Speech to them
  • Choosing not to execute the bandits, but instead finding them jobs so they can feed themselves without having to rob from people..
  • Amber and Kross conversation on Amarta’s ship. Complete with You Are Better Than You Think You Are speech from Kross.
  • And then Kross confessing his feelings to Jeminya.
  • Amarta’s tangible relief when Amber is safely rescued from sinking to the bottom of the ocean.
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  • Amber and Faerthurin embracing Ivan and Jalerom respectively after they each pass their tests. Especially the latter, since displays of affection like that are extremely rare for her.
  • Finding Amber’s childhood music box and chew toy in the tower she was raised.
  • “Cookie Monster”. That is all.
  • Despite lampshading how odd it is, the girl talk between Amber and Faerthurin in eposode 43 is a nice moment of bonding between the two.
    • and later, when they all get seperated Faerthurin is the first to comfort a panicking Amber. Rin's Hidden Heart of Gold really does shine in this episode.
  • Kross, Amber, Ivan, Oin, and Simula accidentally stumble upon a Romeo And Juliet-type secret wedding between a Gold and Red Dragon. They're allowed to stay and bear witness on the grounds they tell no one. Everyone, even Simula is "dawwwwing" while Ivan and Imontillo play a pretty wedding song.
    • Sadly, well... see the Tear Jerker and Nightmare Fuel pages
  • In Episode 59, we finally meet Kross's son, Reyin. Everybody, even Simula squees at just how adorable he is.
    • To add to the heartwarming, Reyin is voiced by Josh's real life girlfriend (now wife) Aramau.
  • In part 72, the party is discussing about going to Hell. Amber and Ivan are having a talk about how Amber's father will handle the fact that his daughter are going to Hell. Ivan responds with a really sweet meaning of that as long as they stay together, that's heaven for him.
  • In Episode 97, Ivan once again comforts Amber when she breaks down after finally letting go of her anger towards Raavas.
  • Arkoth has come a long way in redeeming himself. The Arkoth of old would never have sacrificed himself for the sake of a child.
  • After Oin wakes Ravvas from his magically induced sleep, Ravvas and Amber take the time to apologize to each other for how they acted, Amber apologizing for being a brash coward and Ravvas for his egotistical attitude.
  • Jalerom asks Faerthurin to marry him. She says yes.
  • The group has finally found Jeminya.
    • Not only that, but this is also the first meeting between Jeminya and Hana. Despite Jeminya being scared at first, they do eventually fall into an embrace.
  • Despite how aloof she is, the group quickly takes to Rime.
  • Just the amount of people from the first two seasons that the group reunites with, including some former enemies, who are relieved to see the party alive. A few have even come to idolize the "Heroes of Directian", as the group is called.
  • While in Fae's magical mansion, the group immediately come to the defense of the phantom Hana when Rime sneers at her for the actions of her parents.
  • Faerthurin tries to connect with Aymer's new drow student, though the student starts it by bringing Fae tea with honey in it against Aymer's orders.
  • After Jeminya breaks out of the Astral Diamond, everyone starts shedding tears of joy at the return of their queen.
  • Who would have thought that Kruul would have been such a softie when complimented by Ravvas? The group likens him to a puppy who has a bad owner.
  • Varaugh is laid to rest next to Hawthorne, whom Bahamut says was Varaugh's best friend.
  • After so many years apart, Faerthurin and her mother Yrlissa finally truly make amends. Fae tells her that it's only because Yrlissa gave the little push she needed to question things that she was able to get away, and the two cry and share a loving embrace. Fae then asks her to sing the old lullaby she used to when Fae was little, which Yrlissa does.
  • Fae is pregnant! And she and Jalerom spend a few minutes thinking of a name. If it’s a boy, Jalerom suggests Adrian. If it’s a girl, Fae suggests the elven word for Rose.
  • Amber asks the other girls in the group to help her with Ivan, leading to an hours-long (in universe) makeover session.
  • When Fae and Jeminya bring Ivan to see the newly dolled up Amber, both Ivan and Amber are adorably nervous.
  • The group comforts Nora after her nightmare, culminating in a cuddle pile in Nora's room.
  • Episode 175 has another marriage proposal, this one between Ivan and Amber, which is also a musical number.
    • Though it crosses over into funny when you see the other players in the chat start to put two and two together, as well as this line from Eliyora:
    Eliyora: Hey Jal, I think your proposal got outdone.
  • Rime's talk with Amber about how people in war made the choice to go and fight, and it's perfectly natural to feel scared, sad, and angry about having to fight and kill them.
  • After delivering an truly EPIC speech to the gathered soldiers, Jalerom goes over to Oin, admitting that Oin has been like a father figure to him and giving him a gift.
  • Jalerom spends the first half of Episode 179 going around and speaking with the leaders of the various platoons. Encouraging words, hugs, and waltzes abound.
  • Jalerom gives Nora the Black Dagger after she agrees to at least try to show restraint towards Sorn after learning his story.
  • After the group escapes a falling Cumelus, Jalerom delivers a speech to Sorn about having the chance to see his mother alive again, something Jalerom will never have. Doubles as awesome.
  • The group decides to give Sorn and Kruul some emotional space. All except Tantomile, who thinks that what Sorn needs is kitty therapy.
  • Elvanna teleports as much of Venom as she can to safety, but is forced to leave Kruul and Sorn behind due to them being grappled and trapped in a maze dimension respectively. When Ravvas sees they survived,he's visibly relieved to see them alive.
  • After Ravvas casts Karsus Avatar at the end of the previous session, the finale session opens up with Ivan trying to console Valil, who is so shaken up that he doesn't know how to respond. Doubles as a tear jerker.
  • Rime spends the first half of the episode following the last session shielding Jewel and trying to keep her safe.
  • Everyone is so happy to see Reyin again; some of them even start crying tears of joy.
    • Reyin admits that he heard Fae every time she tried to scry for him.

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