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"firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com> wrote
> Is there any way to restore a dead Crawl character? In the dark
> hours of the night I absent-mindedly Quit the game instead of
> Saving and exiting, and I lost a very nice character by doing
> Even though the character before this one got eaten by a rat,
> this still seems like an excessively dumb way to put those
> dreaded little words "You die..." on the screen.
File recovery program. Don't start any game until you try recovery.