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Old 04-27-2017, 02:13 PM
CalMeacham CalMeacham is offline
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Originally Posted by PastTense View Post
Have any come back after being killed off? In fiction the classic example of someone who was apparently killed off is Sherlock Holmes.
Shortly after him (Holmes returned in The Empty House in 1903) H. Rider Haggard had She Who Must Be Obeyed return in Ayesha in 1904-5. The difference is that Ayesha was "undeniably and reliably dead", unlike Holmes, who was merely presumed dead. Hers is the first case I know of where a certifiably deceased character returned from the dead to continue the series. It wouldn't be the last.