There are some fictional characters who die in ways that seem scientifically designed to ruin days, provoke tears, and cause audiences to run out of movie theaters to scream at the unfeeling heavens. So there were plenty of responses when Redditor u/DonutGold4210 asked the folks of AskReddit, "What’s the saddest fictional character death, in your opinion?" Here are 18 of the characters whose demises make people sniffle, "I know they're not real, but still!"
Responses may have been edited for length and/or clarity. Also, there are almost certainly spoilers ahead.