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* ForgotToFeedTheMonster: The villain attempts to summon minions or a beast, only to find that they died because he neglected to feed them.

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* CharacterOutlivesActor: A character is established to still be alive, though no longer given major appearances, after their actor has passed away.


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* InMemoriam: The work features a dedication to someone who died before the work was released.


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* PosthumousCollaboration: The creator dies before their work could be finished, but other people do their best to complete the work using whatever material the creator managed to make before they died.
* PosthumousCredit: The work credits someone involved with production who died before the work was released.

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* DyingVocalChange: A character's voice transforms as they die.


This is the [[InvertedTrope inverse]] of BirthTropes. Also see BreakingAndDestructionTropes, {{Indexitis}}, and InjuryTropes. This index is often (though not always) related to ViolenceTropes, which has quite a bit of overlap.

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This is the [[InvertedTrope inverse]] of BirthTropes. Also see BreakingAndDestructionTropes, {{Indexitis}}, and InjuryTropes.InjuryTropes, BreakingAndDestructionTropes. This index is often (though not always) related to ViolenceTropes, which has quite a bit of overlap.



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'''Categories:'''
+ AfterlifeTropes
++ RebirthAndReincarnationTropes
++ ResurrectionTropes
+ ApocalypticIndex
+ BigTropeHunting
+ ChoosingDeath
++ HeroicSacrifices
+ DeadBodyIndex
++ DisposingOfABody
++ SkeletalTropes
+ DeathTrap
+ FuneralTropes
+ LastWords
+ MeatOfTheIndex
++ ImAHumanitarian
+ MilitaryAndWarfareTropes
+ MurderTropes
+ PublicExecution
+ JustForFun/TelevisionIsTryingToKillUs
+ ThisIndexWillKillYou
+ ThisIndexWillLiveForever
++ {{Immortality}}
+ UndeadIndex
+ WillAndInheritanceTropes
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[[folder:'''Subcategories and Trope Indexes''']]
+ AfterlifeTropes: Tropes about what happens to people after they die.
++ RebirthAndReincarnationTropes: Tropes about reincarnation (the endless cycle of being born into, living and dying in one life after another).
++ ResurrectionTropes: Tropes about dying and then returning back to full life.
+ ApocalypticIndex: Whenever the world as we know it is ending, by necessity this means that (almost) everyone will die.
+ BigTropeHunting: Tropes about chasing down and killing other living creatures, whether for food or sport.
+ ChoosingDeath: Tropes about suicide, the act of killing oneself.
++ HeroicSacrifices: Ending one's own life to save other people for the greater good.
+ DeadBodyIndex: Tropes about decaying, rotting corpses.
++ DisposingOfABody: Hiding a corpse, especially as a means of covering up a murder.
++ SkeletalTropes: Bones are always an iconic symbol of death.
+ DeathTrap: Objects designed to kill unwary people.
+ FuneralTropes: Tropes about giving proper respect for the deceased.
+ LastWords: There are many ways to express your final thoughts at the end of life.
+ MeatOfTheIndex: The flesh of dead animals, especially when eaten as food.
++ ImAHumanitarian: Cannibalism, especially (but not limited to) the consumption of dead human beings.
+ MilitaryAndWarfareTropes: Wars are generally about fighting and killing large amounts of people.
+ MurderTropes: Tropes about the crime of homicide, the unlawful killing of other people.
+ PublicExecution: Violently killing a captive person (especially as capital punishment for a condemned criminal) in full view of an audience.
+ JustForFun/TelevisionIsTryingToKillUs: A list of ways that common fiction tropes may have seriously deadly consequences in real life.
+ ThisIndexWillKillYou: Various things that are able to cause death.
+ ThisIndexWillLiveForever: Cheating death so that one may live forever (or at least indefinitely).
++ {{Immortality}}: Various ways that a character is unaffected by death.
+ UndeadIndex: Beings that have died and are supposed to stay dead, but now they're (poorly) trying to act like they're alive again.
+ WillAndInheritanceTropes: Private property that dead people have left behind for their living heirs to claim.
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* DrowningUnwantedPets: A person drowns pets, usually puppies or kittens, that they can't take care of.

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* DeathByDeaging: [[FountainOfYouth Becoming younger and younger]] until it kills/erases them.


* BorrowinSamedi: StockParodies of Baron Samedi of UsefulNotes/Voudoun.

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* BorrowinSamedi: StockParodies of Baron Samedi of UsefulNotes/Voudoun.UsefulNotes/{{Voudoun}}.


* AttackOnTheHeart: Someone kills someone else by shooting, stabbing, or otherwise striking them in the heart.

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* AttackOnTheHeart: Someone kills someone else by shooting, stabbing, or otherwise striking injuring them in the heart.

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* AttackOnTheHeart: Someone kills someone else by shooting, stabbing, or otherwise striking them in the heart.

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* DeathByDepower: Losing powers means losing what's keeping someone alive.

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+ ThisIndexWillLiveForever
++ {{Immortality}}


* MistakenForDying: Someone is thought to be dying when they're in perfect health.

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* MistakenForDying: Someone is thought to be dying when they're in perfect health.health or only suffering from a minor ailment.

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** DeathIsALoser: The Grim Reaper is a loser.


* SuicidalSadisticChoice: Sa SadisticChoice where one of the options is death.

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* SuicidalSadisticChoice: Sa A SadisticChoice where one of the options is death.

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