Obviously I'm getting old and boring as I find the
kill rate in modern sf a bit tedious. Thinking back
to other fiction like Sherlock Holmes where an
entire story could be told without loss of life, lazy
authors substitute deaths for intelligent plots.
Annoying enough, paper books can't run
a little dial goes on the front of the book, to set the
kill rate, then via a set of thin cords, parts of the
pages concertina up or down, to give the required
Could also be used to cut out the slushy bits for
non-romantic readers and stuff like that.