History Creator / DeanKoontz

14th Apr '16 7:24:19 AM N8han11
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* [[spoiler: Cloning Gambit]]: Happens to Helios at the end of ''Frankenstein: Dead and Alive''.

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* [[spoiler: Cloning Gambit]]: CloningGambit]]: Happens to Helios at the end of ''Frankenstein: Dead and Alive''.
1st Jan '16 2:54:25 AM shamblingdead2
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* BlackmailIsSuchAnUglyWord : Spoken almost verbatim by the underworld guy in ''Watchers''.
29th Dec '15 11:57:53 PM shamblingdead2
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* LittleMissSnarker: Lelani Klonk, disabled in body but wise beyond her years. Same goes for Regina in Hideaway.

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* LittleMissSnarker: Lelani Klonk, disabled in body but wise beyond her years. Same goes for Regina in Hideaway. Thelma Ackerson from ''Literature/{{Lightning}}'', who is twelve when we meet her, also counts. She grows up to be a standup comic.
27th Dec '15 4:05:34 AM shamblingdead2
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* BadAssInANiceSuit : In ''Literature/{{Lightning}}'', the time travelling Nazis wear Luis Vuitton pinstripes and CoolShades, the "power suit" of the late TheEighties.


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** A more personal type in ''Literature/{{Lightning}}'' awaits Laura without Stefan's intervention.


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** Laura and the Nazis carry Uzis in ''Literature/{{Lightning}}''. It's even lampshaded by the SS officers, who don't like that the guns are of Israeli design.
27th Dec '15 1:01:33 AM shamblingdead2
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** The creepiest are probably [[spoiler: Bruno from ''Literature/{{Whispers}}''.]]
27th Dec '15 12:59:15 AM shamblingdead2
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* DepartmentOfChildDisservices : The workers in ''Literature/{{Lightning}}'' are pretty useless.


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* GenreSavvy: The doctor in the second half of ''Literature/{{Lightning}}'' is a fan of various thrillers. When a beautiful woman with a gun shows up at his door in the wee hours, he bemoans the fact that he's too old to enjoy it.


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* HollywoodHomely: Nora in ''Literature/{{Watchers}}''. Then she gets a haircut and voila! She's a knockout.
** Thelma in ''Literature/{{Lightning}}'' is plain, but manages to find a handsome, rich husband when she's in her thirties.


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* OrphanageOfFear : Downplayed in ''Literature/{{Lightning}}''. While the facility itself isn't too bad, it employs a janitor who's a paedophile, with a lech for Laura Shane.
27th Dec '15 12:46:40 AM shamblingdead2
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* TemporalParadox : Discussed, along with the GrandfatherParadox , in ''Literature/{{Lightning}}''.
26th Dec '15 11:44:00 PM shamblingdead2
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* LightningCanDoAnything : The main premise of ''Literature/{{Lightning}}'' is that the Nazis invented a time machine that sends people into the future, accompanied by apocalyptic lighting and thunder.
17th Aug '15 7:53:53 AM efay
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* LifeDrinker: Vince Nasco from ''Watchers'' believed he gained the life force of whoever he killed and can become immortal if he absorbs enough (thus why he became a hitman in the first place). [[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope He can't]], he's just insane.]]
* LittleMissSnarker: Lelani Klonk, disabled in body but wise beyond her years. Same goes for Regina in Hideaway.



* LifeDrinker: Vince Nasco from ''Watchers'' believed he gained the life force of whoever he killed and can become immortal if he absorbs enough (thus why he became a hitman in the first place). [[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope He can't]], he's just insane.]]
* LittleMissSnarker: Lelani Klonk, disabled in body but wise beyond her years. Same goes for Regina in Hideaway.

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* LifeDrinker: Vince Nasco from ''Watchers'' believed he gained ** ''The Taking'' starts out as an alien invasion story with all the life force trappings of whoever he killed [[CosmicHorrorStory Cosmic Horror]] (it's even speculated that the aliens are terraforming Earth and can become immortal if he absorbs enough (thus why he became a hitman in humans to them are akin to the first place). [[spoiler:[[SubvertedTrope He can't]], he's just insane.]]
* LittleMissSnarker: Lelani Klonk, disabled in body but wise beyond her years. Same goes
pesky mosquitos you annihilate by draining their swamp), complete with a reference to Cthulhu. Turns out, [[spoiler: the "invasion" was actually the Apocalypse and the "aliens" were demons unleashed to punish humankind for Regina in Hideaway.its wickedness. They depart as suddenly as they arrived, and all children and sufficiently virtuous adults have been spared. The new world is actually pretty pleasant with all the Bad People gone]].
29th May '15 5:06:55 AM foxley
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* WickedToymaker: In ''Oddkins: A Fable for All Ages'', a group of living toys must find the toymaker their creator had selected to take over his work. If they do not, an evil toymaker will inherit his power instead and create magical toys that will harm children instead of helping them.
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