Let me clear something up.
Roman wasn't a major character - he was a supporting villain. Most villains in these sorts of series are expected to die.
RWBY, and for the most part, JNPR, are protagonists. They are not expected to die because they dominate our screentime as protagonists and characters.
So Roman dying is expected, and for the most part welcomed in the fact that we expected his character to be taken care of eventually, lest he actually becomes Team Rocket incarnate. He also lets Neo off the chain as >>95941913
As such, his death doesn't scare us, because it doesn't make us fear our protagonists from failing. He's one less threat for our protagonists to worry about.
Consensual kissing and handholding usually implicates romantic affection, anon.>>95942380
This. Pyrrha resurrection can be pretty cringy when pushed but ultimately it's speculation and isn't taking itself as gospel.
Qrow being Ruby's dad is just a null possibility but is argued for no bloody reason.
It's not the theory, it's usually the person who is pushing it.