do you ever like have a name totally ruined for you because you knew some asshole with that name and now no matter the person’s own virtues they have to get over this huge hurdle which is their name
It's the end of the world as we know it
I have had my heart broken so many times by books. Character deaths have actually caused me to curl onto the floor and cry for hours. Stacks of paper with the same 26 letters put together in different formations have forced me to feel emotions so strongly it was as if I personally lost a loved one.
Authors who are able to convey realistic traits onto made-up characters, allow you time to fall in love with them, and then rip them from you are amazing and should be feared.