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  • The scene when Magrat is exploring the royal bedroom. There's a massive bed, big enough to fit a dozen people, and it hasn't been slept in. As a child, Verence slept on straw in an attic he shared with the rest of his family. As an apprentice, he slept on a pallet in a full dorm. As a Fool, he had slept in front of his master's door.
    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.
    • And finding out that Verence keeps a few dried flowers, of the kind that Magrat wore in her hair. Even though she's said to look as if a flowerpot had fallen on her head.
  • Mustrum Ridcully and Esme Weatherwax's childhood connection. Ridcully mentions sending Granny letters, while she denies receiving them. But there are an awful lot of letters in that box in her house...
  • The ending where Granny admits to Ridcully that she picked up a Flash Sideways from at least one alternate universe where the two of them married and lived to a happy old age.
    "She seemed happy enough. And I ain't easily pleased."
  • Casanunda and Nanny Ogg. Neither one is the monogamous type, but their feelings for one another are obviously very warm and real nonetheless.
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    • Nanny actually getting a bit flustered at Casanunda's stylish flirtation - because while she used to really get around when she was young, this is the first time in her life someone has actually romanced her.
  • When everyone thinks Granny is dead, Ridcully is sitting with what he thinks is her dead body. It’s also implied that he stole candles for her and lilies out of the garden.
    • Related to that, Nanny reveals that Granny started using the "I ATE'NT DEAD" card after Magrat found her "borrowing".
  • When Nanny is threatening the Elf-King, she states flat out that she’s doing it for her family.
    Nanny: And I'd be a little bit sorry about that, 'cos you know I've always had a soft spot for you. But I've got kiddies, y'see, and they don't hide under the stairs because they're frit of the thunder, and they don't put milk out for the elves, and they don't hurry home because of the night, and before we go back to them dark old ways I'll see you nailed.
  • Herne the Hunted has up to this point been a Running Gag of a Small God, being the god of weak, voiceless prey animals who are essentially doomed, and looking more or less like a semi anthropic rabbit with horns. Yet, despite the generally apathetic nature of the Disc's Jerkass Gods and the fact that he is acutely aware that he stands no chance in a fight against a bunch of elves (who are faster, stronger, and far meaner), clearly being scared witless of them, he attacks one head on to protect an ant's nest and a bunch of baby rabbits by drawing their attention.
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  • At one point, the Queen demonstrates to Granny the illusion she's going to use to fight Magrat: An infinitely more beautiful version of Magrat, the kind of person she always wished she could be. That's Nightmare Fuel on its own, but the heartwarming part is that Granny notes she got the illusion from Verence. It's how he sees Magrat.
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