This is my daughter’s jointure, for no more
Can I demand. ...
As rich shall Romeo’s by his lady lie
Poor sacrifices of our enmity!
Here are tropes about characters reconciling with one another. It can be about strangers or enemies becoming friends or characters making up for their falling out.
Contrast This Index Broke Up.
- Accidental Declaration of Love: Because there is nothing that can restart a relationship when there are emotions involved.
- Achilles in His Tent: A character quits the team after falling out with someone, only to come back eventually.
- The Atoner
- Break-Up/Make-Up Scenario: Protagonists have a falling out and are separated, but meet again and reconcile in the end.
- Commonality Connection: Two strangers become friends after learning they have something in common.
- Defeat Means Friendship: One character defeats the other, and thus, they become friends.
- Dissension Remorse: Characters feel remorse for fighting with each other.
- Divorce Is Temporary: Divorced couples or ex-lovers hook up again.
- Dying Truce: A protagonist and defeated antagonist have a conciliatory chat while the antagonist is dying.
- Feud Episode: An episode centered on two friends fighting each other, but reconcile in the end.
- Fire-Forged Friends: Two characters who started off as enemies or strangers, until circumstances made them become friends.
- Forgiveness: Pardoning others' wrong is one of the steps of restoring a relationship.
- Easily Forgiven: Forgiveness without much effort or bitterness.
- Go-Karting with Bowser: Being enemies doesn't mean you can't have fun together.
- Heartfelt Apology: Apologizing for a past misdeed and saying how sorry you are.
- Kids Play Matchmaker: Children of divorce try to get their parents back together.
- Locked in a Room: Characters at odds with one another are locked in a room where they are forced to confront their issues and resolve them.
- Mediation Backfire: Trying to mediate a conflict leads to the two sides turning on the mediator.
- No Animosity in the Afterlife: All is forgiven once adversaries are dead and meet up in the afterlife.
- Peace Conference: Combatants begin the work of building peace after war.
- Rebuilt Pedestal: When a Broken Pedestal is fixed.
- Reconcile the Bitter Foes: A third party mediates a peaceful resolution to an ancient armed conflict.
- Relationship-Salvaging Disaster: A catastrophe convinces two estranged characters to kiss and make up.
- Split and Reunion: A Split Personality gets separated. When it reunites, issues are resolved an teamwork has improved.
- Third-Party Peacekeeper: When two people are close to fighting, someone has to get them back together again.
- Threatening Mediator: When a character threatens at least one side of a conflict in order to get them to reconcile.
- Trapped with the Therapy Session: A third party is trapped with others as they have it out.
- Welcome Back, Traitor: A traitor reconciles with those they betrayed.