>"I cannot afford to loose!"
>Scene where the character says "good bye" to their kids and wife and promises to come back.
>I have something important to tell you. But it'll have to wait till I deal with this.
>I have something important to tell you.
written in a letter. Death comes on the journey home.
cold opening of the character doing something mundane instead of the normal OP
>Likableside character discovers a major aspect of the villain's plot
>They're working alone, and haven't told anyone else
>We're not even halfway through the series yet