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Heartwarming / The Rose of Versailles

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  • Oscar's relationship with her soldiers in the French Guards. At first they resent her for the relentless drills, her gender and coming from the Gardes du Corps, but with time they grow to adore her, and at one point they refuse orders from colonel De Vouillet (the regimental commander) because Oscar (who had been arrested for refusing said orders as immoral) wasn't there to give them. Also, when Oscar mutinies to join the rebellion of Paris the entire rank and file of the company join her, and the officers, who remained loyal to the crown, apologize for not joining her and take their time to return to Versailles and inform the command about the mutiny.
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  • Also, her relation with the soldier of the Garde du Corps: when the Garde du Corps company under Girodelle's command (the same that Oscar had commanded before taking control of the whole regiment and then transferring to the French Guards) is sent to disperse the National Assembly (the same orders that Oscar had refused), the soldiers are ready to attack the delegates, including nobles like the Marquis de Lafayette, but immediately return to their barracks when Oscar orders them back.
  • When Marie Antoinette finds out Louis has been told that their son is supposedly the son of Fersen, she, sad, offers to kick her beloved Fersen out of the court to quell the rumors. Louis reply? To not do it, for three reasons: because Fersen was a loyal and true friend; because he knew that Marie Antoinette loved him, and thus needed him; and because he also knew Marie Antoinette and Fersen had never allowed themselves to cross the line from platonic love to carnal love because she was the Queen of France.
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  • Jeanne and Nicolas' relationship since, despite scheming and using murder to achieve their goals, they clearly do love each other as much as two sick, cruel jerks can. Even more so when Nicolas is accidentally skewered by Jeanne when she was aiming for Oscar. When he died, Jeanne cried out "Nicolas! My love!", prior to falling to her death. In the anime, Jeanne becomes drunk and tired after the events of the Diamond Necklace Affair transpire; When Nicolas plans to use Oscar as a hostage and was strangling her, Jeanne stabs him, then asks for him to die with her. She drags his dying body into the cellar, where the gunpowder is stored and lights a trail towards the both of them. They have this final exchange:
    Jeanne: I'm sorry, Nicolas. I'd be lonely if I died alone.
    Nicolas: It's okay. You were the best woman I ever met.
    Jeanne: Really? I'm so glad!
    [both exchange a Last Kiss before the monastery explodes]
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  • The fact that the General and Madame de Jarjayes never took any lovers, as was common with the upper-class in the 18th century, is something to be cherished. It gets even more heartwarming if one knows that, in their youth,the general and Madame fell in love despite the obstacle of social class. Renier was even prepared to disobey Louis XV, as well as his own family, and elope with her. Seems like the general has a heart after all.
    Renier: Even if I live as a general or an earl, I'll never be happy if you're not by my side.

  • In a Berubara Kids strip, Oscar finds Andre lying on the ground and asks him what's wrong. Andre gets up quickly to shush her, showing that he's protecting a nest of eggs until the mother bird returns. Oscar comments that he's a good person.

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