History Literature / CarrionComfort

9th Mar '15 12:01:50 AM Backstraw
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* DoNotTauntCthulhu: Melanie may not be as petty or aggressive as the other vampires but you know that Vincent the hitchhiker threatening and cursing her will end badly for him.

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* DoNotTauntCthulhu: Melanie may not be as petty or aggressive or predatory as the other vampires but you know that Vincent the hitchhiker and the street gang threatening and cursing her will end badly for him.get a terrible comeuppance.
4th Mar '15 1:28:38 AM Backstraw
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* DoNotTauntCthulhu: Melanie may not be as petty or aggressive as the other vampires but you know that Vincent the hitchhiker threatening and cursing her will end badly for him.
3rd Mar '15 11:18:01 PM Backstraw
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* KickTheDog: Harod could have been the TropeNamer, even with a PetTheDog moment.

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* KickTheDog: Harod could have been the TropeNamer, even TropeNamer. [[spoiler: The first chapter he is introduced in has him raping a 17 year old model and actress and not too long after does the same with an air stewardess.]] He does have a PetTheDog moment.moment with Maria Chen [[spoiler: when he helped her go cold turkey.]]
3rd Mar '15 11:12:31 PM Backstraw
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* KickTheDog: Harod could have been the TropeNamer, even with a PetTheDog moment.
17th Dec '12 1:12:03 AM Xtifr
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''Carrion Comfort'' is a fantasy/horror novel written by {{Dan Simmons}}.

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''Carrion Comfort'' is a fantasy/horror novel written by {{Dan Simmons}}.

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Creator/DanSimmons about psychic vampires that secretly control the world (or at least, as much of it as they want to).
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26th Oct '12 2:45:19 AM FireWalk
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''Carrion Comfort'' is a fantasy/horror novel written by {{Dan Simmons}}.

!!This book provides examples of:
* AffablyEvil: Some of the [[OurVampiresAreDifferent mind vampires]], particularly C. Arnold Barent.
* AncientConspiracy: Averted. Though the mind vampires are able to mind control virtually anyone, they don't use governments or try to change the world. [[spoiler:The Öberst wants that to change.]]
* TheChessmaster: Barent and the Oberst, both literally and figuratively.
* EvilVersusEvil: Whenever the vampires fight each other.
* FateWorseThanDeath: The Pawns.
* HumanChess: To the death.
* ILoveYouBecauseICantControlYou: Tony Harod with Maria Chen.
* InfantImmortality: Subverted in the first 50 pages of the book.
* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Melanie Fuller]]
* KillEmAll: Well, not everyone, but close.
* MindRape: Plenty of those. And in Tony Harod's case, literally.
* NotSoDifferent: The Oberst tries this on Saul. [[ShutUpHannibal It doesn't work.]]
* PsychicAssistedSuicide: All. The. Time.
* RedemptionEqualsDeath: [[spoiler:Tony Harod.]]
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