Tear Jerker / The Colour of Magic

The novel

  • When Goldeneyes Silverhand Dactylos dies. An awesome character, with an amazing backstory and being a friggin' cyborg to boot... and he doesn't survive more than three pages. Thanks for that kick in the balls, Pratchett!

The 2008 TV film

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