Needs More Examples Rolling Updates Many works have a certain class of characters who have Immortality. As the story/series progresses, the creators want to add a weapon/attack/badass that is able to kill the immortals. The question is how do the creators introduce this weapon/attack/badass without disrupting the storyline. Enter the Immortal Red Shirt. This is a character who is introduced for the sole purpose of being killed off. If the weapon/attack/badass is on the heroes side, the Immortal Red Shirt will generally be a Jerkass. If the weapon/attack/badass is on the villain's side, The Immortal Red S Hirt will generally be The Woobie or the Sacrificial Lamb
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