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A death-flag is an action or phrase that offers the possibility of a characters death in a TV-show, movie, book, or even anime. If you see any of these death-flags below, your favorite character might just die.

1. Finally opening up to his/her crush right before going into a dangerous situation, like a war/battle
1a. Crush graciously accepts said confession, and talks about life

2. Character's family, preferably wife and kids, are unnecessarily given background information
2a. Character's family must be loving without any family problems

3. Hearing a creek or a sound coming from a nearby room
3a. Said room must have the lights off with the door partially open, as the character slowly approaches it.

4. Talk about his/her future and what he wants to be in life, right before a dangerous battle or war

5. Being a mentor of the adventurous Main Character

6. Subtle indications that Character is sick, but not open about it

7. Realizing/discovering a mystery that should not be uncovered
7a. Character tries to contact someone to let them know of the discovery fast, then meets stranger

8. Once scared character decides to be brave for once
8a. Character bites more than he can chew

9. Excessive coughing of blood during battle
9a. Not dead yet, but prey is nearby to finish the job
This character is giving off a Death flag. I wonder how long it will take for him to die.
by Kazukster November 27, 2016
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