In real life, [[AllDeathsFinal death is permanent]] ([[{{Reincarnation}} maybe]]). Since fiction often fulfills the impossible, returning from death is just another aspect of this.

This is an index of all the ways characters can come back from the dead.
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!!Tropes:
[floatboxright:Related tropes and indices:
+ DeathTropes
+ RebirthAndReincarnationTropes
+ SortingAlgorithmOfDeadness
+ UndeadIndex
]
* OneUp
* BackFromTheDead
* CameBackStrong
* CameBackWrong
* DeathIsASlapOnTheWrist
* DeathIsCheap
* DeathIsNotPermanent
* DisneyDeath
* EscapedFromHell
* FakingTheDead
* FirstEpisodeResurrection
* FirstLawOfResurrection
* FlatlinePlotline
* FireKeepsItDead
* FossilRevival
* FromASingleCell
* ImmortalLifeIsCheap
* ImprobablyQuickComaRecovery
* JustifiedExtraLives
* KissOfLife
* MassResurrection
* NakedOnRevival
* NotQuiteDead
* OnlyMostlyDead
* RefusingParadise
* ResurrectedForAJob
* ResurrectionSickness
* RevivalLoophole
* SeeksAnothersResurrection
* SelfConstructedBeing
* StayingAlive
* StingyJack
* TreacherousSpiritChase
* UnexplainedRecovery
* UnwantedRevival
* WakingUpAtTheMorgue
* WeCanRebuildHim

!!Closely related:
* JokerImmunity (sometimes)
* LeftForDead
* NeverFoundTheBody
* NoOneCouldSurviveThat
* PlotArmor (sometimes)
* SavedByTheFans
* SchrodingersCast
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