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Famous Last Text Messages from Fictional Characters

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My last words will likely be “Wow! That was a close one. I can’t believe I almost just died,” or “Don’t worry, sharks are more afraid of you than you are of them.” This will likely happen over text, which will actually be really helpful to the people who are writing articles about my death titled things like “WOMAN FIGHTS SHARK, LOSES HANDILY” with accompanying screenshots of my final conversation.

You know where I’m going with this. Let’s not waste any time. Here are some hypothetical famous last texts from literature’s most deceased characters.

Topics: Books
Tags: texting, romeo and juliet, shakespeare, books we love, hamlet, lord of the flies, the great gatsby, othello, moby dick, social media, les miserables, characters we love, macbeth, rip, if fictional characters could text, greek mythology, beowulf, the winter's tale

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In real life, she goes by the name Courtney Gorter. This is a closely guarded secret, and you're the only one who knows about it, so be cool. You can follow her on Twitter or check out her website if you want, but it's just going to be a lot of complaining.

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