Mobile Suit: Hathaway's Flesh
(may contain spoiler)
Novel semi based on 12 years after Char counter attack
i just have heard about this few weeks ago and just looked it up on wiki today
well it tragic.....very tragic....
Hathaway Noa a son of Bright noah, became a leader of the anti federation group called Mafty
in hoping to achieve what Char was going to do, to speed up the process of human becoming newtypes.
(this part is copied from wiki)
Bright ends up in a position that no father should ever be forced into: As an officer of the Earth Federation military, he condemns Hathaway to death after Hathaway's capture as leader of the anti-Federation terrorist group Mafty Apparently, Bright didn't know who the Mafty leader really was until the time of his execution, when he was completely unable to do anything to stop it; whether this was an unfortunate coincidence or the doing of his fellow commanders, it's not currently known. This incident triggers Bright's definitive retirement from the military. After witnessing the execution and spending a long time in a heavy depression, Bright finally regains his spirits enough to open a small restaurant with his remaining relatives, Mirai and Cheimin.
Tomino DAISKI 1 of the best story teller of tragic and sad stories.