Fictional Deaths

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    Any death of fictional characters get you teared up? I am a HUGE Buffy fan and when Tara died, I just bawled for hours. I still do, even 8 years later. I was rooting for Willow to tear Warren a new asshole...I think he got off easy.

    I also cry when I see Doyle die on Angel and it's hard to watch, and even though I knew it was coming, Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince.
     
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    Yeh, I was gutted when I first read Lord of the Rings and Gandalf 'died' by falling into that chasm. I ditched the book and didn't go back to it for a decade, until the films came out, lol.
     
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    I was royally pissed when Misery died. I was that guy's number one fan and he had the gall to kill her. I fixed his little bucket of shit.
     
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    I am a big fan of the Sopranos and I choose to believe that Tony Soprano wasn't killed in the last episode.
     
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    My husband will get so attached to certain characters that it will make him mad if they die in the show and he'll react by refusing to watch any more. Doyle's death on Angel did that. I watched the rest of the episodes without him.

    He fell in love with Washington so much on Firefly that I think he was traumatized when he died.

    I cried during The English Patient when Katherine's letter was read in a voice-over during the scene when he goes to pick up her body.

    We both cried during Life is Beautiful. You know when.
     
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    That's beautiful, Petite.
     
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    In the original Elfquest series, I shed a tear when One-Eye was killed.

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    Me too :frown1:
     
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    When Melly dies in Gone with the Wind I still cry every single time. And every time I watch the movie or read the book again, I hope this time she wont die (I feel closest to her character in the movie and book and my mom even named me after the character).
    When Maximus dies in Gladiator I still shed a tear, or when Nemo dies in Matrix.
     
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    For me, it was ET. Tears fell when he "died."

    The parting scene in the end was almost a death by itself, and again, tears flowed.
     
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    Oh, I must recommend the book!

    In the book, those lines aren't from a letter, but from the narrator of the story and they're taken from a section that is several pages long. Here is a book excerpt of some of the original lines.

     
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    I get misty all the time at emotional cinematic deaths.

    I even cry every single time Holly Golightly loses "Cat' in the rainy alley and then finds him again.
     
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    Don't forget to club his ankles tho, so he can't escape. :)

    Yeah, that was really sad. :frown1: It's a brilliant film.
     
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    I was never quite the same after "Propeller Death Man" in Titanic.
     
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    Don't Laugh!

    Charlotte the spider in Charlotte's Web. I was in grade 3 and the teacher was reading the story to us. I was devestated. The thought that the main character would die does not occur to an eight year old.
     
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    This thread is about deaths we were sad about tho, not ones that amuse ya! lmao. :biggrin1:
     
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    OMG! I remember that! I also had a teacher read Old Yeller to us. I bawled. The book Bridge to Terabithia also broke my heart.
     
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