Or... Yes, I am challenged by the idea of a story/book in which I kill off twenty-four characters (that I've made the reader care about just a little) in such very various ways (I have a list already) but...
No, even writing an lj post about how it's not a good idea isn't working.
(I counted hoping to make it 33 deaths, but it's 24...)
I can tell it's not working because I'm being obscure.