Related to Godwins
Law. Only instead of comparing an event to those of Nazis or Hitler, Iantos Law will claim the death of a fictional character is equal to or worse than the death of a real person.
Named after the death of fictional character Ianto Jones
in BBC sci-fi drama special "Torchwood
: Children of Earth". This death was taken badly by fans of the gay character, leading some to even claim it was equally or more traumatic that the deaths of actual friends or relatives.