how obvious was it that kelly was going to die?

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Re: how obvious was it that kelly was going to die?

Post by Nnamdi Sam » 05 Sep 2018, 02:32

It also came as a suprise to me.I also thought someone was going to die in the form of silver been pushed over the edge. It's so intriguing

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Post by Dael Reader » 10 Sep 2018, 17:06

I was surprised that Kelly died, because I thought she was the most interesting part of the story. I didn't care about Sliver that much, so her death brought my interest to an end.

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Post by Acab1606 » 11 Sep 2018, 22:21

I agree and was anticipating a devastating end for someone. Admittedly, I was surprised it was Kelly. I think because she was so innocent I didn't want it to be her character who met that horrible fate but it all came together in the end.

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Post by Oulababe » 12 Sep 2018, 10:26

There was a possibility of someone Sliver loved dying in the end to punish him and Kelly was the most obvious one.

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Post by Shalomsamuels1 » 16 Sep 2018, 20:12

Beth KG wrote:
26 Aug 2018, 17:22
Shalomsamuels1 wrote:
23 Aug 2018, 10:04
due to gariffo lack of character building, it was inevitable that someone had to die to give some sort of emotion to the book. at first i thought it would probably be sliver who dies in the end to save kelly, (proving that he still can love) but then i saw they werent getting to his revelation soon so i surmised kelly must die.
Kelly's death caught me completely by surprise! It just seemed to happen so suddenly. I thought she was going to be Sliver's love interest, to tell the truth.
I originally thought so, but it wasn't getting anywhere. It was pretty stagnant and bland.

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Post by Sahar Majid » 16 Sep 2018, 22:53

Honestly I wasn't too surprised. Initially I thought Silver would die but that seemed too predictable and so I kept the possibility of Kelly dying at the back of my mind. I figured that if the author decided to kill her off instead there would be a shock factor to it that everyone would respond positively to.

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Post by Noraine Alissa Poria » 17 Sep 2018, 03:23

I've read a webcomic with them same characteristics with Sliver, and the ending of the season 4 of that webcomic is his mentor died and drove him to the edge. So I already suspected that someone would die but I didn't know it will be kelly.

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Post by anix67 » 18 Sep 2018, 22:44

Wahu_m wrote:
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It caught me by surprise, I thought it would be Silver who dies.
That is what I thought for a while as well. It took me a little bit to guess differently.

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Post by Harley-Panda » 20 Sep 2018, 05:42

I did have an inkling that she might. Either that or there would be some Stockholm Syndrome effects which made her fall for Sliver.
I think Kelly was a good character, however, it was quite obvious from the beginning that her character was just a tool to show Sliver's character development. I think if she'd spoken more about how her life was before Sliver picked her up then it might not have been so obvious as it would have shown her as more of a deep-rooted character.
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Post by ashpres12 » 21 Sep 2018, 13:05

kdstrack wrote:
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The author did a good job of creating suspense. I never thought Sliver would die. From the very beginning, he had a strong drive to survive. But, as we know, superheros cannot have girlfriends. Look what Lois did to Superman! (007, Bourne, Spiderman, etc.) It's always the girl that dies. Superheros need to be unfettered. This story follows the same story line.
In certain stories, I find it unfortunate that the leading lady of the superhero always has to come to an end. They are likable sometimes! I find it intriguing that the author chose to follow this storyline because it is not something that every reader would catch on to. Kudos to the author for doing this storyline well. :tiphat:

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Post by Zain A Blade » 21 Sep 2018, 15:12

I didn't think anyone was going to die. A happy ending would have suited me more.

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Post by LV2R » 26 Sep 2018, 05:25

I didn't think that Kelly would die like that. It was a surprise to me. Her death did affect Sliver but her character was not well developed enough for the reader to feel too emotional about it.

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Post by Bavithra M » 16 Oct 2018, 08:26

i never expected Kelly will die. Kelly's death was not obvious for me but it was suprising for me
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Post by HaTsundereMiku » 16 Oct 2018, 10:40

You know, originally I had thought Silver would die and that maybe Kellys would avenge him or something. I was very saddened when Gariffo killed Kelly. I actually adored her and was rooting for the small farm girl since the beginning.

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Post by acremer » 09 Nov 2018, 10:13

I actually didn't see this coming at all. I was very surprised when she died. I even thought that maybe she wasn't dead and Rex could save her but obviously that didn't happen.

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