It’s ‘dice’, not ‘dies’, but this godforsaken planet is as short on grammar as it is on everything else.
Come back to life more than once, and they give you a nickname. Names are something we have plenty of. Names, myths, rumours, theories, we’ve got them. I’d trade any two of those for a thimble of hope, if there were such a thing.
Anyway, after I came back the second time, they started calling me Dies. Naomi Dies. Has a hopeful ring to it, doesn’t it?
“The Plural of Die”
About the story: When you keep not dying, you get a reputation.