The Creator Of 'Stranger Things' Just Revealed That Eleven Was Supposed To Die

Diply 9 Nov 2017

If you've been obsessed with Stranger Things, you've probably already finished the second season ages ago. If you're still working on it, don't worry — we'll avoid any spoilers.

Except for, you know, the fact that Eleven is not dead.

There are so many great characters in Stranger Things that it's nearly impossible to choose a favorite.

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Seriously, every child actor in that show has crazy skills, and I love them all for different reasons.

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Eleven, played by Millie Bobby Brown, is definitely at the top of our list for a favorite character.

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That's why we were pretty shocked to hear that Eleven almost didn't live to see the second season!

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One of the show's cocreators, Ross Duffer, explained that Stranger Things was originally going to be a limited series.

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With that in mind, the plan was to have Eleven die at the end of the final episode of the first season.

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Shocking, isn't it? The show wouldn't be the same without her.

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He explained, "Eleven was going to sacrifice herself and save the world, and then that was going to be it, because there was a moment where limited series were a big deal.”

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We're certainly glad that she was around for the second season. Awww, I love all of the kids too much.

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Saying goodbye to one of them would be impossible.SHARE if you're relieved that they didn't kill off Eleven!

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