Archived Discussion

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Reiver: The webcomic Schlock Mercenary ( has a bad habit of producing A Day in the Limelight for a character who then inevitably ends up dying, retiring, or otherwise being removed from the storyline. Is there a suitable trope described for this tendency yet?
  • It was originally planned that the character would return on DS9, but the writers decided that would "diminish" the ending of Lower Decks.

Grev: Are you confusing Sito with Ro Laren (a different character who got a different out)?