Giving Willow the grimdark treatment is an extremely weird choice.
Brew a cup of wish fulfillment!
A protagonist death can make the audience rage-quit. Is it worth it?
Create excitement on your own terms.
Like a tug of war in the plot.
Submitted by James, answered
Character karma doesn't stop us from creating complex and nuanced stories.
If you don't know what expectations you're setting, readers may feel cheated by your end.
Unless you use restraint with fantastical elements, you'll lose the aura of mystery.
Some character deaths are gruesome while others are slapstick comedy.
Clashing themes and inconsistent tone can ruin a great story.
What is that last line even for?
Clashes between story elements, mood, and atmosphere result in tone problems.
Both dark and comical elements can hinder a story.