Most of you probably knew the truth deep down in your hearts, but now it’s official. The 6.5 million characters made by over 4.6 million players during the Destiny beta last month are gone. Their digital existence has been purged from Bungie’s servers, the studio confirmed this week. “When we reinvent the world where the guardians live, sometimes we have to leave them behind,” explains Bungie. Hopefully you have a screenshot somewhere to remember your death-dealing guardian by.