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7 of the Worst Fictional Universes to Live In (If You’re Not a Main Character)

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I cannot tell you how badly I wish I was fictional. I could’ve been a warrior with a sword and a date with destiny—instead I’m just some loser with seasonal allergies and student loans. 

Statistically, however, being fictional isn’t guaranteed to be all that great. In fact, if you don’t count yourself among the main character’s inner circle, life is likely to be nothing short of NIGHTMARISH. Here are some examples.