Thousands Sign Petition Asking Death To 'Bring Back' Author Terry Pratchett

03/13/2015 12:51 am ET

Hours after the news of Terry Pratchett’s death broke on Thursday, a fan of the bestselling fantasy author launched a petition on beseeching the Grim Reaper to please “reinstate” the writer on Earth.

“Death, bring back Terry Pratchett,” the petition reads.

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Pratchett, who penned the beloved Discworld series of books, died on Thursday at the age of 66 after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease.

Thus far, more than 2,500 people have signed the petition asking for Pratchett’s return.

Death was not available for comment.

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