19 – Character Death

The Mythcreant Podcast

Chris, Oren, and Mike discuss the great dilemma of whether or not to kill a character. They describe the storytelling problems created by this dilemma, and question the difference between good character deaths and bad ones.

Spoiler Warnings: Song of Ice and Fire/Game of Thrones, Deep Space Nine Season 6, Angel Season 5

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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.

Show Notes

Game of Thrones Ned Stark and Catelyn Stark

Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood

Freddie vs Jason

Le Morte d’Arthur, Merlin 1×13

Neville Longbottom: The Other Chosen One

Buffy Season 6

MI-5 (aka Spooks)

Jadzia and Ezri Dax

The Ship 5×02 and Field of Fire 7×13, from Deep Space Nine


Bumi from Avatar: The Last Airbender

Men at Arms by Terry Prachett

Sylar from Heroes

Fred from Angel


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