History Literature / Desperation

30th Jan '16 5:01:29 AM Aquila89
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* FlatEarthAtheist: Johnny refuses to believe in God, even after he sees David performing miracles.
30th Jan '16 4:59:31 AM Aquila89
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* AnyoneCanDie: Well, it's a Creator/StephenKing book. Out of the group of 8 people that Johnny nicknames the "Collie Entragian Survivors Society", [[spoiler:only four survives until the end.]]

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* AnyoneCanDie: Well, it's a Creator/StephenKing book. Out of the group of 8 people that Johnny nicknames the "Collie Entragian Survivors Society", [[spoiler:only four survives survive until the end.]]
13th Dec '15 12:41:09 PM Morgenthaler
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'''''Desperation''''' is a 1996 novel by Creator/StephenKing turned into a movie in 2006. It begins on Highway 50 in Nevada, a place some refer to as the loneliest place on Earth. A couple, Mary and Peter Jackson, are on their way back from a visit with friends when they are stopped by a sheriff who behaves strangely and discovers pot in their trunk, (accidentally left in there by Peter's stoner sister) and takes them to jail in the seemingly abandoned mining town of Desperation.

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'''''Desperation''''' [[quoteright:300:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/english_us_desperation.png]]

''Desperation''
is a 1996 novel by Creator/StephenKing turned into a movie in 2006. It begins on Highway 50 in Nevada, a place some refer to as the loneliest place on Earth. A couple, Mary and Peter Jackson, are on their way back from a visit with friends when they are stopped by a sheriff who behaves strangely and discovers pot in their trunk, (accidentally left in there by Peter's stoner sister) and takes them to jail in the seemingly abandoned mining town of Desperation.
5th Dec '15 9:09:00 AM Morgenthaler
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** [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in that the BigBad is an eternal EldritchAbomination who can control the wildlife - the smaller and less complex the creature, the more absolute his control over it is. It's possible it could have called the spiders from hundreds of miles away.
30th Sep '15 2:36:37 AM Aquila89
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* AnyoneCanDie: Well, it's a Creator/StephenKing book.

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* AnyoneCanDie: Well, it's a Creator/StephenKing book. Out of the group of 8 people that Johnny nicknames the "Collie Entragian Survivors Society", [[spoiler:only four survives until the end.]]
4th Dec '14 6:26:57 PM DontKillBugs
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* ArcWords: "God is Cruel."
11th Oct '14 7:37:29 PM Swyldp
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* StupidSacrifice: Johnny is told by [[spoiler:God that David's family will have to die to stop Tak, so he brings everybody down the tunnel. After Tak kills Ralph, he tells everyone to go back to safety,]] accomplishing absolutely nothing else in the process.

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* StupidSacrifice: Johnny is told by [[spoiler:God that David's family will have to die to stop Tak, so he brings everybody down the tunnel. After Tak kills Ralph, he tells everyone to go back to safety,]] accomplishing absolutely nothing else in the process. There's cruel, but then there's just stupid.
11th Oct '14 7:36:14 PM Swyldp
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* StupidSacrifice: Johnny is told by [[spoiler:God that David's family will have to die to stop Tak, so he brings everybody down the tunnel. After Tak kills Ralph, he tells everyone to go back to safety,]] accomplishing absolutely nothing else in the process.
15th Apr '14 3:18:18 PM LongLiveHumour
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* ShellShockedVeteran: Although Johnny is not technically a veteran because he only went to the VietnamWar as a journalist, the trope still applies to him. It's eventually revealed that his experiences [[spoiler:basically killed his soul.]]

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* ShellShockedVeteran: Although Johnny is not technically a veteran because he only went to the VietnamWar UsefulNotes/VietnamWar as a journalist, the trope still applies to him. It's eventually revealed that his experiences [[spoiler:basically killed his soul.]]
30th Oct '13 11:42:15 PM Vasha
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Desperation is a 1996 novel by Creator/StephenKing turned into a movie in 2006. It begins on Highway 50 in Nevada, a place some refer to as the loneliest place on Earth. A couple, Mary and Peter Jackson, are on their way back from a visit with friends when they are stopped by a sheriff who behaves strangely and discovers pot in their trunk, (accidentally left in there by Peter's stoner sister) and takes them to jail in the seemingly abandoned mining town of Desperation.

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Desperation '''''Desperation''''' is a 1996 novel by Creator/StephenKing turned into a movie in 2006. It begins on Highway 50 in Nevada, a place some refer to as the loneliest place on Earth. A couple, Mary and Peter Jackson, are on their way back from a visit with friends when they are stopped by a sheriff who behaves strangely and discovers pot in their trunk, (accidentally left in there by Peter's stoner sister) and takes them to jail in the seemingly abandoned mining town of Desperation.
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