Plot summary[ edit ] Aylmer is a brilliant and recognized scientist and philosopher who has dropped his focus from his career and experiments to marry the beautiful Georgiana who is physically perfect except for a small red birthmark in the shape of a hand on her cheek.
Lillias, in the anime series. Princess Iria from Sound of the Sky. She brought hope to everyone who knew her, and died trying to save a kid. Hokuto is afraid something like this will happen to her brother Subaru in Tokyo Babylon.
Given what happened, this trope might have been more merciful. And in a sense, that's what happened to her instead. Kaneki's only friend since childhood, he has always been there to cheer him up and protect him. He spends the entire series completely devoted to helping Kaneki, even as the other pulls further and further away from him to keep him safe.
When Kaneki goes missing, he becomes an Intern at CCG to gather information, and ends up on the battlefield during the finale. The friends finally reunite, with him acting like nothing is wrong and revealing he knew about Kaneki becoming a Ghoul all along — but it never mattered to him.
He's then revealed to be fatally wounded, and dies in Kaneki's arms. Yuuki from Tokyo Magnitude 8. He died due to complications arising from getting hit on the head on a piece of falling rubble a few days prior.
All she ever wanted was people stopped killing each other and being happy with the man she loved. What she got for her efforts in stopping the war and try to convince everybody to forgive, forget and rebuild?
Valvrave the Liberator loves this trope so much that some wonder if the writers had problems with these kind of people. First we have Aina, the character who deemed the hero's curse as a blessing and was one of the few people accepted Saki Rukino.
She is blown to bits, and Kyuma's scream when he finds her is enough to do the same to your heart. Then we have Lieselotte, a member of alien-like clan who wanted her people to coexist with humans.
She dies sacrificing her life to protect a person who she once saved as a child. Then we have Kyuma Inuzuka, who had a crush on Aina and wanted prove his curse is also a blessing by protecting the people who five minutes ago wanted him dead for that curse.
In the finale the hero Haruto loses all his memories as a result of his curse in his final fight. He dies shortly afterwards.
Kolulu from Zatch Bell! Even though she was only sent back to the Mamodo World when her book was burned, this is still treated as the equivalent of the death in the series, not to mention the impact it has on people.
The Your Name side novel Another Side: Earthbound reveals that Mitsuha's late mother Futaba was Wise Beyond Their Years and very well-respected, revered even, by the people of Itomori.
After her death by illness, some of the townspeople started saying this of her In-Universe. Mamika Kirameki is the kindest, selfless, and has the strongest moral compass of all the characters that come to real world.
She dies first, in one of the most painful ways possible. For extra tragedy, she gets killed by the same person she was trying to help. Several of the characters in this show definitely qualify. Akira's parents travelled abroad for their jobs, but were nothing but loving towards their son. When Akira finally sees them again for the first time in years, his father has been possessed by the turtle demon Jinmen, who killed his mother and added her soul to his shell as a death mask, forcing Akira to kill them both.
Where do we begin with Miki and her family? First, her brother Taro becomes a Devilman, but because he can't control his Horror Hungerhe starts eating his mother Just in time for Miki's father to find them and suffer a massive Despair Event Horizon before both he and Taro are shot to death by soldiers, with Akira being seconds too late to save them.
Then after Akira's Devilman identity is outed by Ryo, Miki makes a heartfelt post online about her relationship with him, only to get doxxed by one of Wamu's rapper friends, who mistakenly believes Miko killed Kukun, resulting in their deaths and Miki's, with Akira again being too late to save them since he was injured in an earlier fight and couldn't fly to their aid.Born on the fourth of July in , Nathaniel Hawthorne wrote the stories that lie at the heart of the American Romantic movement.
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"The Birth-Mark" is a short story by American author Nathaniel Hawthorne. The tale examines obsession with human perfection. It was first published in the March edition of The Pioneer and later appeared in Mosses from an Old Manse, a collection of Hawthorne's short stories published in In "The Birthmark," Hawthorne described a young scientist who killed his own wife by trying to alter nature.
The scientist was trying to remove a birthmark on his wife's face. His name was Aylmer. Aylmer was a good scientist according to many standards. He was smart, diligent, and "an eminent proficient" () in natural science/5(1).
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