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Dear Author, Why You Do This? 9 Deaths in Books that Were Just Pure Torture

Every reader knows this to be true: we relate and love fictional characters more than real people. And just when we are getting attached to them, writers choose to just out-and-out kill beloved characters. What can we do except sit in a corner and cry over their deaths? Not kidding, we have all done that, especially for the deaths of these characters:

  1. Sirius Black, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Just why J. K. Rowling, WHYYYYYYY? You just had to go ahead and kill the guy we all loved!

Sirius Black Source - giphy.com

  1. Ned Stark, A Game of Thrones

George R. R. Martin, your readers shall never forget this. NEVER.

Ned Stark Source - mtv.com

  1. Rue, The Hunger Games

When one of the most innocent characters was killed off, we understood that this series is going to be heartbreaking. We can still hear Rue’s whistle in our heads!

Rue Source - giphy.com

  1. Augustus Waters, The Fault in Our Stars

We are still weeping for this one. John Green, why must you torture us with these feels? WHY?

Augustus Waters Source - youtube.com

  1. Tridib, The Shadow Lines

For all those who have read Shadow Lines, we know you stopped reading when Tridib died. So heartbreaking!

Shadow Lines Source - amazon.co.uk

  1. Boromir, The Lord of the Rings

We understand why he had to be killed, but that doesn’t mean we are over his death. No, just NO!

Boromir Source - giphy.com

  1. Piggy, Lord of the Flies

If we had to pick the most horrible death from books, it has to be Piggy’s. Just. Not. Done.

Piggy Source - emaze.com

  1. Marley, Marley and Me

Okay, we know this is a true story, but no one should be allowed to write about dogs dying. Extremely sensitive topic.

Marley Source - giphy.com

  1. Rorschach, Watchmen

Admit it, you loved Rorschach, even when he was not the best character. Needless to say, when he died, we were just like WHAT THE HECK JUST HAPPENED?

Rorschach Source - giphy.com

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