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Comment 11 by Rtambree :

Why do they grieve when a loved one 'departs'?

Because realization that a loved one is now a rotting malodorous corpse is a visceral thing that no amount of fantasy fluff can ameliorate, that realization just cuts through it and the fluff is only later woven into new narrative.

Wed, 18 Jan 2012 22:12:17 UTC | #909649