At least you managed to stop, right? Sorry, that's not helpful at all. I don't think there's anything I can say that will cheer you up but you have my sincere condolences.
There's still hope that they will reprint him and other time-limited units down the line; that's how these games usually operate, right? Speaking of that, we desperately need a "mercy pull" mechanic, as in pull X times to be guaranteed this new unit.