What do you think, can my MC die at the end if I'm using first-person past tense? Would you feel cheated? I will end the novel in third person and, in my opinion, the reader will feel sad because they are no longer in a position of intimacy with the character. Example: My head smashed hard against the floor. No pain.Come on, arms, move. Nothing. All the sensory signals had stopped. I was trapped in a dying body. Trapped. The blood pooled around my head, creating strange patterns with the curls of my hair. I could still see Wesley lying motionless beside me. I killed him. I killed him and now I've killed myself. The edges of my vision collapsed inward with a foggy blackness. Now I was alone with my thoughts. No pain, no fear, just regret. I love you Wesley, I'm so sorry. Chapter 32 Wesley stood in the rain. The drops from the large oak tree plopping against his black umbrella. He shifted painfully against his crutch, bumping into Reggie. "What will you do now?" Reggie whispered. A tear ran down Wesley's cheek, standing out against the unending rain. He watched the coffin being lowered into the ground. "Find the man who did this," said Wesley, "and kill him."