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In fiction, as in RealLife, it's all too common, but in fiction, it's often [[DeathIsDramatic dramatic]], occasionally [[KilledOffForReal shocking]], and frequently [[BackFromTheDead undone]]. Some works have death as [[AnyoneCanDie an everyday occurrence]], whereas others [[NobodyCanDie go out of their way to avoid it]]. Some [[NeverSayDie call it something else]], some [[DeathIsCheap never let it stick]], and others [[AllDeathsFinal make damned sure that it sticks]]. {{Mooks}} tend to [[CannonFodder die a lot]]; [[PlotArmor Heroes not so much]], unless the story [[TheHeroDies takes a darker turn]] or taking the logical conclusion of [[KillEmAll having everyone die]].

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In fiction, as in RealLife, it's all too common, but in fiction, it's often [[DeathIsDramatic dramatic]], occasionally [[KilledOffForReal shocking]], and frequently [[BackFromTheDead undone]]. Some works have death as [[AnyoneCanDie an everyday occurrence]], whereas others [[NobodyCanDie go out of their way to avoid it]]. Some [[NeverSayDie call it something else]], some [[DeathIsCheap never let it stick]], and others [[AllDeathsFinal make damned sure that it sticks]]. {{Mooks}} tend to [[CannonFodder die a lot]]; [[PlotArmor Heroes not so much]], unless the story [[TheHeroDies takes a darker turn]] or taking turn]]. Some works, however, take the logical conclusion of [[KillEmAll having everyone die]].


In fiction, as in RealLife, it's all too common, but in fiction, it's often [[DeathIsDramatic dramatic]], occasionally [[KilledOffForReal shocking]], and frequently [[BackFromTheDead undone]]. Some works have death as [[AnyoneCanDie an everyday occurrence]], whereas others [[NobodyCanDie go out of their way to avoid it]]. Some [[NeverSayDie call it something else]], some [[DeathIsCheap never let it stick]], and others [[AllDeathsFinal make damned sure that it sticks]]. {{Mooks}} tend to [[CannonFodder die a lot]]; [[PlotArmor Heroes not so much]], unless the story [[TheHeroDies takes a darker turn]].

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In fiction, as in RealLife, it's all too common, but in fiction, it's often [[DeathIsDramatic dramatic]], occasionally [[KilledOffForReal shocking]], and frequently [[BackFromTheDead undone]]. Some works have death as [[AnyoneCanDie an everyday occurrence]], whereas others [[NobodyCanDie go out of their way to avoid it]]. Some [[NeverSayDie call it something else]], some [[DeathIsCheap never let it stick]], and others [[AllDeathsFinal make damned sure that it sticks]]. {{Mooks}} tend to [[CannonFodder die a lot]]; [[PlotArmor Heroes not so much]], unless the story [[TheHeroDies takes a darker turn]].
turn]] or taking the logical conclusion of [[KillEmAll having everyone die]].


A character dies. Shot, stabbed, fell, blown up, poisoned, succumbed to disease or old age -- whatever the cause, they are kaput, deceased, packed their bags and joined the choir invisible, gone to {{Heaven}}...or {{Hell}}...or somewhere else. They've kicked the bucket and are now an ex-character.

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A character dies. Shot, stabbed, fell, blown up, poisoned, succumbed to disease or old age -- whatever the cause, they are kaput, deceased, packed their bags and joined the choir invisible, gone to {{Heaven}}...or {{Hell}}...or somewhere else. They've kicked the bucket and [[Series/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus are now an ex-character.
ex-character.]]


A character dies. Shot, stabbed, fell, blown up, poisoned, succumbed to disease or old age -- whatever the cause, they are kaput, deceased, gone to {{Heaven}}...or {{Hell}}...or somewhere else. They've kicked the bucket and are now an ex-character.

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A character dies. Shot, stabbed, fell, blown up, poisoned, succumbed to disease or old age -- whatever the cause, they are kaput, deceased, packed their bags and joined the choir invisible, gone to {{Heaven}}...or {{Hell}}...or somewhere else. They've kicked the bucket and are now an ex-character.


We have [[DeathTropes a whole index of tropes]] that talk about the ways to kill characters or cope with their deaths, and [[ResurrectionTropes an index of ways to reverse those deaths]]. As Character Death is so common, it is considered an {{Omnipresent Trope|s}} and thus no examples are needed. This marks it as one of the few DeathTropes that does not require a spoiler warning.

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We have [[DeathTropes a whole index of tropes]] that talk about the ways to kill characters or cope with their deaths, and [[ResurrectionTropes an index of ways to reverse those deaths]]. As Character Death is so common, it is considered an {{Omnipresent Trope|s}} and thus no '''no examples are needed.needed'''. This marks it as one of the few DeathTropes that does not require a spoiler warning.


In fiction, as in RealLife, it's all too common, but in fiction, it's often [[DeathIsDramatic dramatic]], occasionally [[KilledOffForReal shocking]], and frequently [[BackFromTheDead undone]]. Some works have death as [[AnyoneCanDie an everyday occurrence]], while others [[NobodyCanDie go out of their way to avoid it]]. Some [[NeverSayDie call it something else]], some [[DeathIsCheap never let it stick]], and others [[AllDeathsFinal make damn sure that it sticks]]. {{Mooks}} tend to [[CannonFodder die a lot]]; [[PlotArmor Heroes not so much]], unless the story [[TheHeroDies takes a darker turn]].

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In fiction, as in RealLife, it's all too common, but in fiction, it's often [[DeathIsDramatic dramatic]], occasionally [[KilledOffForReal shocking]], and frequently [[BackFromTheDead undone]]. Some works have death as [[AnyoneCanDie an everyday occurrence]], while whereas others [[NobodyCanDie go out of their way to avoid it]]. Some [[NeverSayDie call it something else]], some [[DeathIsCheap never let it stick]], and others [[AllDeathsFinal make damn damned sure that it sticks]]. {{Mooks}} tend to [[CannonFodder die a lot]]; [[PlotArmor Heroes not so much]], unless the story [[TheHeroDies takes a darker turn]].


As with any other trope, don't assume a death is [[Administrivia/NotSelfExplanatory self explanatory]], please provide [[Administrivia/ZeroContextExample context]] and be descriptive when writing examples on a work's page.

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As with any other trope, don't assume a death is [[Administrivia/NotSelfExplanatory self explanatory]], please provide [[Administrivia/ZeroContextExample context]] and be descriptive when writing examples on a work's page. Also, make sure that there isn't a more specific SubTrope to cover the situation, which is virtually always the case.


A character dies. Shot, stabbed, fell, blown up, poisoned, succumbed to disease or old age -- whatever the cause, they are kaput, deceased, gone to {{Heaven}} (or {{Hell}}), kicked the bucket... an ex-character.

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A character dies. Shot, stabbed, fell, blown up, poisoned, succumbed to disease or old age -- whatever the cause, they are kaput, deceased, gone to {{Heaven}} (or {{Hell}}), {{Heaven}}...or {{Hell}}...or somewhere else. They've kicked the bucket... bucket and are now an ex-character.


As with any other trope, don't assume a death is [[NotSelfExplanatory self explanatory]], please provide [[Administrivia/ZeroContextExample context]] and be descriptive when writing examples on a work's page.

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As with any other trope, don't assume a death is [[NotSelfExplanatory [[Administrivia/NotSelfExplanatory self explanatory]], please provide [[Administrivia/ZeroContextExample context]] and be descriptive when writing examples on a work's page.


As with any other trope, don't assume a death is [[NotSelfExplanatory self explanatory]], please provide [[ZeroContextExample context]] and be descriptive when writing examples on a work's page.

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As with any other trope, don't assume a death is [[NotSelfExplanatory self explanatory]], please provide [[ZeroContextExample [[Administrivia/ZeroContextExample context]] and be descriptive when writing examples on a work's page.


As with any other trope, don't assume a death is [[NotSelfExplanatory self explanatory]]; please provide [[ZeroContextExample context]] and be descriptive when writing examples on a works page.

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As with any other trope, don't assume a death is [[NotSelfExplanatory self explanatory]]; explanatory]], please provide [[ZeroContextExample context]] and be descriptive when writing examples on a works work's page.

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As with any other trope, don't assume a death is [[NotSelfExplanatory self explanatory]]; please provide [[ZeroContextExample context]] and be descriptive when writing examples on a works page.


A character dies. Shot, stabbed, fell, blown up, poisoned, succumbed to disease or old age -- whatever the cause, they are kaput, deceased, gone to Heaven (or Hell), kicked the bucket... an ex-character.

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A character dies. Shot, stabbed, fell, blown up, poisoned, succumbed to disease or old age -- whatever the cause, they are kaput, deceased, gone to Heaven {{Heaven}} (or Hell), {{Hell}}), kicked the bucket... an ex-character.


In fiction, as in real life, it's all too common, but in fiction, it's often [[DeathIsDramatic dramatic]], occasionally [[KilledOffForReal shocking]], and frequently [[BackFromTheDead undone]]. Some works have death as [[AnyoneCanDie an everyday occurrence]], while others [[NobodyCanDie go out of their way to avoid it]]. Some [[NeverSayDie call it something else]], some [[DeathIsCheap never let it stick]], and others [[AllDeathsFinal make damn sure that it sticks]]. {{Mooks}} tend to [[CannonFodder die a lot]]; [[PlotArmor Heroes not so much]], unless the story [[TheHeroDies takes a darker turn]].

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In fiction, as in real life, RealLife, it's all too common, but in fiction, it's often [[DeathIsDramatic dramatic]], occasionally [[KilledOffForReal shocking]], and frequently [[BackFromTheDead undone]]. Some works have death as [[AnyoneCanDie an everyday occurrence]], while others [[NobodyCanDie go out of their way to avoid it]]. Some [[NeverSayDie call it something else]], some [[DeathIsCheap never let it stick]], and others [[AllDeathsFinal make damn sure that it sticks]]. {{Mooks}} tend to [[CannonFodder die a lot]]; [[PlotArmor Heroes not so much]], unless the story [[TheHeroDies takes a darker turn]].

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