Even in a fairy tale, sometimes someone has to die.
Polymath. Look it up.
I have had a lifelong fascination with Forteana, 19th century fiction, the flipside of science and the classical forms of science fiction and fantasy.
I am also a scholar of Philip K. Dick, and maintain the Zombienomicon interactive fiction site dedicated to PKD, his works, and his weltanschauung.
Even in a fairy tale, sometimes someone has to die.