Which sudden off-screen death left you feeling most betrayed?

Earlier this week, Helen Fielding caused jaws to drop across the planet, because the new Bridget Jones book opens five years after the death of Mark Darcy. But this kind of off-screen (or off-page) death happens all the time. What's your least favorite example of an unseen character death from science fiction or… » 10/01/13 1:19pm 10/01/13 1:19pm