Death is gender-neutral. Death describes things in full detail and relaxes by colors. Death's favorite color is dark chocolate brown. Death thinks that the idea of the Grim Reaper is funny. When Death collects souls, he/she carries the children in his/her arms and places everyone else on his/her back. Death is hurt by survivors and pities the book thief. At the end of the story, Death returns Liesel Meminger's story to her.