- The Ceremony where Leman Russ leads the Space Wolves in a massive victory chant for Bjorn the Fell-Handed, who had earlier derided the changes made to the chapter since its founding, followed by Bjorn going back to sleep, will bring Manly Tears to many.
- Remember how Ciaphas Cain, in his own novels, has complimented Jurgen on his faith, simple though it might be? The Emperor acknowledges this faith and says that he might be the most faithful servant he has.
- LIVII blows off the master of all assassins, saying he has a far more important task than talking to one of the most powerful humans in the galaxy: tucking his daughter in, it's her bedtime. D'awwww.
Heartwarming / Tales of the Emperasque