Not right. Necessary.
A trope where a murder occurs, and the victim agrees that they need to die.
Description Needs Help Better Name

(permanent link) added: 2013-01-10 01:04:16 sponsor: TTed edited by: Arivne (last reply: 2013-01-16 10:01:42)

Add Tag:
The murder could come from the keeping of a secret, their continued living might otherwise compromise a community or society, or their death could bring about something better for the society.

As this is a Death Trope, expect unmarked spoilers ahead.


  • The title comes from what was said by Joseph Cotten's character in the movie Soylent Green, just before his assassination for knowing about the origin of the title substance.
replies: 21

TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from
Privacy Policy