Just like in life, soap opera passings are inevitable. This doesn’t make them any easier for fans of daytime drama, especially if the demise involves their favorite character on a favorite show. Soap opera passings can be stunning and often times, devastating. Below are The Young and the Restless’ (Y&R) heartbreaking fatalities of all time.
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13. Blade Bladeson
Blade Bladeson was a beloved Y&R character in the 1990s who had a grand love affair with Ashley Abbott. Sadly, an evil twin would be the beginning of the end for Blade, as his brother Rick held him captive for a long while and ran around impersonating him. The two played the old twin switcheroo game for a while until Blade’s car was hit by a train, ending Bladeson’s life. Ashley was so devastated by the entire ordeal she left Genoa City for a while and spent some time in Paris grieving the loss of her love.