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Thor: "What was the point. I was too late. I was just standing there. Some idiot with an ax."
Frigga: "You're no idiot. You're here aren't you? Seeking counsel from the wisest person in Asgard."
Thor: "I guess, yeah."
Frigga: "Idiot? No. A failure? Absolutely."
Thor: "That's a little bit harsh."
Frigga: "You do know what that makes you? Just like everyone else."
Thor: "I'm not supposed to be like everyone else, am I?"
Frigga: "Everyone fails at who they are supposed to be, Thor. The measure of a person, of a hero is how well they succeed at being who they are."

Did you think you mattered, Hawke? Did you think anything you ever did mattered? You couldn't even save your city. How could you expect to strike down a god? Anders/Fenris/Isabela/Merril/Sebastian is going to die, just like your family, and anyone you ever cared about.

Tarquin: Look at you! What are you, a protagonist? I'm so proud! Have you thwarted any villains yet?
Elan: We mostly run away or have mixed victories. Wait, does Nale count?
Tarquin: Eh, not really.
Elan: Then, no.

For it is in failure that we achieve immortality. Through this, we are bound to our task, an endless quest with no pause or rest. Cursed by duty and unbound by time, I release your soul, and by my hand... condemn thee.
— Jaune's personal Badass Creed, Not this time, Fate

I have to tell you, it's really hard to feel like a hero when everything you've done has made things worse, when the world would be a better place if you literally never got out of bed this morning.

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