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7 Fictional Characters Who Didn't Deserve to Have a Happy Ending

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Sometimes you hate a fictional character so passionately that it almost feels like a betrayal when you reach the end of the book and they DON’T wind up being eaten by wolves or something. You were forced to watch them being terrible for roughly 52 chapters; the least the author could do is dole out some good old-fashioned karmic JUSTICE.

Unfortunately, not every fictional jerkass gets the comeuppance they deserve. In fact, plenty of them go on to live long, fulfilling lives. Here are just seven of them.

Topics: Books
Tags: books we love, classic literature, fictional characters, happy endings, characters we hate, when villains triumph

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