10 Fictional Characters People Voted To Save, Changing the Official Story Plot Forever

Do you ever watch a movie or television show, or read a book, and rue the fact that a particular character died? Have you imagined how a story would've been entirely different if just one deceased character had survived it?

One cinephile turned to social media to find out what These were some of the best responses.

On Reddit, u/in-site said, “My pick is Khal Drogo. I would read and watch the s*** out of Khaleesi/Khal taking over the world with their lil baby.”

Khal Drogo (Game of Thrones)

One reply came from u/strayofthesun, who said, “I just wish Sirius had lived long enough to know that his brother tried to destroy a Horcrux,” while u/NarglesEverywhere said, “Came here to say Sirius Black! Harry finally had a chance at a father figure and they just yeet him into hell through a curtain.”

Sirius Black (Harry Potter)

In 1989's Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, the shrunken children's lives are saved by a baby ant (nicknamed “Antie”) that gives its life to protect them from a scorpion. However, the children would've been killed without Antie's sacrifice, making the movie very different.

Antie (Honey, I Shrunk the Kids)

One of the saddest deaths in movie history occurred in 1988's The Land Before Time when a “sharptooth” killed Littlefoot's mother. When u/j54t brought it up in this discussion, several people agreed.

Littlefoot's Mother (The Land Before Time)

u/Bunjyh gave Qui-Gon Jinn as an answer, then went into great detail about what would've changed in 1999's Star Wars: The Phantom Menace and beyond if he'd survived. For instance, Count Dooku might not have left the Jedi Order, as he had similar views to Qui-Gon about them.

Qui-Gon Jinn (Star Wars)

Tara's death in season six of Buffy the Vampire Slayer resulted in her girlfriend, the powerful witch Willow Rosenberg, attempting to destroy the world and completely changing the dynamic between Willow and her friends.

Tara Maclay (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

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