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Anyone who's been a Dungeon Master, Game Master, Storyteller, or any similar term, has probably had a moment where they first killed someone, intentionally or unintentionally. It took long enough, but I finally had mine.
The party was facing off against a giant pseudonatural squid; Mina, one of the group's spellcasters, was already dying (though stable) and the group was struggling to deal with it.
Dismas, the group's warforged fighter, had the unfortunate luck of being grappled. The party wasn't doing such a good job against the thing as it was; and so they weren't quite quick enough to save Dismas from being ripped in two, constrict damage slowly adding up.
Eventually, they managed to chop it up enough to force it to retreat; but too little, too late.
Have there been any notable first deaths (or deaths in general) in your games? And d'you have any policy to deal with the dead? It's a somewhat 'cinematic' game, so despite being logistically dead, Dismas was granted a few 'last words' to the party before passing on.