But I’m more excited than worried! And anyway, I still might not die.
If you think my attitude is flippant, I ought to explain that my death will only be on paper (hopefully!). I won a competition on Meg Gardiner’s blog to have a character in her next Jo Beckett book named after me. Chances are Jo isn’t going to be taking up with a new long-term lover called DJ, so I guess my namesake’s appearance will be more akin to that of a USS Enterprise “Red Shirt“.
That means short-lived if you’re not a Captain Kirk fan.
If you’ve not read the first Jo Beckett novel, why not? Go buy it. Here it is: