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13th May '17 2:00:18 AM CaptEquinox
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* Blessed Jacinta Marto, one of the Fatima visionaries, often said during her IllGirl tenure that she would end up DyingAlone. Her doctors, nurse and chaplain promised to stay by her side instead, but poor Jacinta passed away during the night when nobody was there. For worse, the girl had asked for the Communion and Last Rites that same day, [[LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt but the chaplain didn't take her seriously]] and told her he'd come tomorrow...

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* Blessed St. Jacinta Marto, one of the Fatima visionaries, often said during her IllGirl tenure that she would end up DyingAlone. Her doctors, nurse and chaplain promised to stay by her side instead, but poor Jacinta passed away during the night when nobody was there. For worse, the girl had asked for the Communion and Last Rites that same day, [[LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt but the chaplain didn't take her seriously]] and told her he'd come tomorrow...
3rd May '17 9:49:42 PM Pamina
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* In ''Theatre/LaBoheme'', Rodolfo is the only person in the room not looking at Mimi when she dies, for no better reason than tragic cliche.

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* In ''Theatre/LaBoheme'', Rodolfo no one is the only person in the room not looking at Mimi when she dies, and for no better reason than tragic cliche.cliche, her beloved Rodolfo is the last to realize what's happened.
22nd Mar '17 10:16:32 PM GentlemensDame883
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* The ''Anime/YourName'' side novel ''Another Side: Earthbound'' reveals that Toshiki NeverGotToSayGoodbye to Futaba because he was out trying to find other doctors to try curing her.
8th Mar '17 8:55:17 PM SilentStranger
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* ''BojackHorseman'' has this in the penultimate episode of season 3. In one of the biggest tearjerkers of the entire show, Bojack and Sarah Lynn are capping off a massive drug and booze bender they've been on for the past three days by a visit to the planetarium. Sarah Lynn nods off after saying her last words ([[CallBack "I want to be an architect..."]]), and Bojack just keeps prattling on about existentialism. It's not until Sarah Lynn doesnt answer him that Bojack realizes that she has died.
2nd Nov '16 9:19:26 PM intastiel
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* In ''Literature/TheBlackMagicianTrilogy'', Sonea faces an Ichani mage in a high-powered WizardDuel while her wounded lover Akkarin boosts her magical power with his own. Only after winning does she realize that he channeled his [[CastFromHitPoints life force]] as well as his magic into her.
2nd Jul '16 11:35:28 AM lady_peaseblossom
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* In ''VideoGame/TheCrookedMan'', [[spoiler: David's mother suffers from some sort of dementia and undergoes surgery to correct it. The surgery appears to be a success, and David is able to reconcile with her and come to terms with his guilt for abusing her out of frustration when she was in his care. David leaves to get a glass of water for her, and returns to hear her heart monitor flatlining. It's heavily implied that she sent him out of the room on purpose so as not to witness her death.]]
15th Jun '16 11:10:10 PM PaulA
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* Comes up in ''Assassin's Apprentice'' by RobinHobb. [[spoiler:Fitz's dog Sooty]] is stabbed multiple times, and Fitz is aware of it from his psychic connection to him; he maintains that connection to monitor him while going back to save him. Unfortunately he's attacked on the way and in the process of fighting them off, [[spoiler:Sooty]] dies.

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* Comes up in ''Assassin's Apprentice'' ''[[Literature/RealmOfTheElderlings Assassin's Apprentice]]'' by RobinHobb.Creator/RobinHobb. [[spoiler:Fitz's dog Sooty]] is stabbed multiple times, and Fitz is aware of it from his psychic connection to him; he maintains that connection to monitor him while going back to save him. Unfortunately he's attacked on the way and in the process of fighting them off, [[spoiler:Sooty]] dies.
25th May '16 4:37:52 AM Kid
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* Comes up in ''AssassinsApprentice'' by RobinHobb. [[spoiler:Fitz's dog Sooty]] is stabbed multiple times, and Fitz is aware of it from his psychic connection to him; he maintains that connection to monitor him while going back to save him. Unfortunately he's attacked on the way and in the process of fighting them off, [[spoiler:Sooty]] dies.

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* Comes up in ''AssassinsApprentice'' ''Assassin's Apprentice'' by RobinHobb. [[spoiler:Fitz's dog Sooty]] is stabbed multiple times, and Fitz is aware of it from his psychic connection to him; he maintains that connection to monitor him while going back to save him. Unfortunately he's attacked on the way and in the process of fighting them off, [[spoiler:Sooty]] dies.
25th May '16 4:37:14 AM Kid
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* Happens in ''Diamond'' by Creator/JacquelineWilson. Ellen Jane's mother is giving birth, so her older sister sends Ellen Jane to go to the pub and get their father to come back. He forces Ellen Jane to stay and show off her gymnastic skills for the crowd; and by the time she gets back, her mother has [[DeathByChildbirth died in childbirth.]]

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* Happens in ''Diamond'' by Creator/JacquelineWilson. Ellen Jane's mother is giving birth, so her older sister sends Ellen Jane to go to the pub and get their father to come back. He forces Ellen Jane to stay and show off her gymnastic skills for the crowd; crowd, and by the time she gets back, her mother has [[DeathByChildbirth died in childbirth.]]]]
* Comes up in ''AssassinsApprentice'' by RobinHobb. [[spoiler:Fitz's dog Sooty]] is stabbed multiple times, and Fitz is aware of it from his psychic connection to him; he maintains that connection to monitor him while going back to save him. Unfortunately he's attacked on the way and in the process of fighting them off, [[spoiler:Sooty]] dies.
25th May '16 4:32:46 AM Kid
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* There's a minor example in the book ''Literature/HeartShapedBox'' by Joe Hill. Both the main character Jude and his dog Angus are injured in a car crash. Jude goes in and out of consciousness for awhile, but he comes to, (albeit in shock) and sees that Angus is still definitely alive (albeit barely) in the backseat of the car, and Jude briefly speaks to Angus and tries to encourage him, which Angus can only respond to with a miserable whine. A few minutes later when they reach their destination, he goes to get Angus out, and then realizes that Angus is dead. He is completely unable to believe it for several seconds, because it seems like Angus was definitely alive a few minutes ago and there was no noise or other sign to mark his death.

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* There's a minor example in the book ''Literature/HeartShapedBox'' by Joe Hill. Both the main character Jude and his dog Angus are injured in a car crash. Jude goes in and out of consciousness for awhile, but he comes to, to (albeit in shock) shock), and sees that Angus is still definitely alive (albeit barely) in the backseat of the car, and Jude briefly speaks to Angus and tries to encourage him, which Angus can only respond to with a miserable whine. A few minutes later when they reach their destination, he goes to get Angus out, and then realizes that Angus is dead. He is completely unable to believe it for several seconds, because it seems like Angus was definitely alive a few minutes ago and there was no noise or other sign to mark his death.
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