Delete your post in honor of your favorite book/series.
Here's what GRRM has to say to people who claim that he'll die before he finishes the books:
...it's bloody demised. It ceased to be. Bereft of life, it rests in peace; it's gone to meet its maker, shuffled off this mortal coil and joined the choir invisible.
This is an ex-post.
It's pining for the fjords!
PINING for the FJORDS?!! It's not pining, it is no more!
(This happens to be what I'm wearing right now: