DEATH, WAR, CENSORSHIP, FETISHISM AND HEROIC AFTERLIVES THROUGH DIGITAL NARRATIVES: THE MEDIATED REPRESENTATIONS OF ETHICS, DEATH, VICTORY AND SURVIVAL ABSTRACT It is no longer possible to shy away from the trans-mediated presence of death that symbolizes, in the context of contemporary cultural conflicts and upheavals, not only change within the wider local communities but also changes within the Western world and its relationships with ‘other’