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He named his sword Sorrow. [...] Five centuries, burning in darkness. [...] He gave his life for his people, but he did not die. [...] That was the truth behind this terrible, burning thing. No creature in all the cosmos deserved what had happened to the Storm King. "I'm sorry," whispered Simon. "You should not have suffered so."

For a fleeting moment, could one of the sleepers have seen him, they would have thought that they beheld an old weary hobbit, shrunken by the years that had carried him far beyond his time, beyond friends and kin, and the fields and streams of youth, an old starved pitiable thing.
— A description of Gollum's misery in The Lord of the Rings

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"The old bitch gave me hell, but I'm really having complicated feelings right now!"
Polnareff on Enya's death, JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders

In addition to her vulnerability to light, Lilith was cursed by God with the inability to love. Although this curse might seem insignificant to the story, think about it for a moment: Lilith has countless children, but none of them love her. Even her children by Lucifer didn't love her, and neither do the Apostates. Bahari the world over revere, idolize and worship Lilith, but not even they truly bear love for her. Lilith is denied the one thing that makes an otherwise bleak existence bearable for so many people in the World of Darkness, making her story tragic by definition, regardless of how it ends.

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"You're the weak one, and you'll never know love. Or friendship. And I feel sorry for you."
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