And that's why we keep coming back for more.
BTW, have you see this? (Warning: contains spoilers)
Now I have. One of the commenters has a similar take to mine, but overall the thread is a much more negative view of the project: "oh, JW is killing off significant/beloved characters again! How tired!" Whereas my view is more: How insightful and realistic. Even though I am as happy as anyone to see a story where "everybody lives!" (apologies for gratuitous Dr. Who ref.)