Originally Posted by Latias_Rider
Yeah, I get what you mean.
And sometimes you just have to do it because it fits in with the story.
I really hate killing off characters though. Seems like a waste of creating them then.
There is something strangely satisfying for killing off all your characters a la Happy Tree Friends style, but I don't do that in fics unless it's some sort of comedy. :/
It's never a waste to create and kill a character, because it always does something, unless it was random NPC #42.