History Literature / Phantoms

8th Oct '17 11:12:07 PM Joylock
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* DragonTheirFeet[=/=]PostClimaxConfrontation: [[spoiler: The Ancient Enemy's "disciples" Fletcher Kale and Gene Terr show up at the hospital and try to kill the protagonists while they're recovering from their successful final battle with the entity. This happens because the creature used its dying moments to command them to kill the protagonists as a last act of revenge.]]
24th Sep '17 2:32:12 PM marcoasalazarm
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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Oh so much, but see RuleOfScary. The book tries to avert this with Biosan (the biological weapon used to kill the monster), which is based on a RealLife organism made by Ananda Chakrabarty to dissolve oil spills.

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Oh so much, but see RuleOfScary. The book tries to avert this with Biosan (the biological weapon used to kill the monster), which is based on a RealLife organism made by Ananda Chakrabarty to dissolve oil spills.spills (even then, the artistic license is in how effective it is, but the organism as a whole is still pretty close to reality).
5th Aug '17 11:50:15 PM Arivne
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* DawsonCasting: Lisa's age is never specified in the movie (she's 14 in the novel) but is implied to be at least 17 or 18 years old. She was played by [=Rose McGowan=] who was 25 when the movie was made.
30th Mar '17 11:48:52 PM TheFuzzinator
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* DisappearedDad: In the book, Jenny and Lisa's father is dead, hence why Lisa goes to live with Jenny after the death of their mother. No mention is made of him in the film.


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* MissingMom: In the book, Lisa goes to live with Jenny because their mother died of an aneurysm; in the film, the mother drinks too much, and lets Lisa run around with a loser boyfriend.
28th Jan '17 2:27:36 PM Mdumas43073
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''Phantoms'' is a horror novel by American author Creator/DeanKoontz. It takes place in the small Californian mountain town of Snowfield, where doctor Jennifer Paige is taking her younger sister Lisa to live after their mother died of an embolism. It's a picturesque little place, but it doesn't take the sisters long to notice that something's missing--all the people, for starters. They find a few corpses, but most of the town's inhabitants seem to have vanished without a trace. Many of the few bodies they do find obviously died completely terrified, though just ''how'' they died isn't immediately evident.

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''Phantoms'' is a 1983 horror novel by American author Creator/DeanKoontz. It takes place in the small Californian mountain town of Snowfield, where doctor Jennifer Paige is taking her younger sister Lisa to live after their mother died of an embolism. It's a picturesque little place, but it doesn't take the sisters long to notice that something's missing--all the people, for starters. They find a few corpses, but most of the town's inhabitants seem to have vanished without a trace. Many of the few bodies they do find obviously died completely terrified, though just ''how'' they died isn't immediately evident.



It was made into a film starring Creator/PeterOToole, Creator/RoseMcGowan, and Creator/BenAffleck. [[Film/JayAndSilentBobStrikeBack Who was the bomb in this film.]]

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It In 1998 it was made into a film starring Creator/PeterOToole, Creator/RoseMcGowan, and Creator/BenAffleck. [[Film/JayAndSilentBobStrikeBack Who was the bomb in this film.]]
11th Oct '16 8:08:21 AM Kooshmeister
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* LightsOutSomebodyDies: Jake Johnson gets killed in the grocery store this way.
26th Sep '16 11:16:26 PM TheFuzzinator
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* HormoneAddledTeenager: Lisa, at first. At the novel's opening, she and Jennifer are arguing about what kind of boys she's allowed to date, and Jennifer thinks that Lisa's at "that age where most girls were obsessively concerned about boys, boys above all else." This falls by the wayside once they realize something's very wrong in town. (In the movie, she's been sent to live with Jennifer specifically to get her away from a loser boyfriend.)
10th Jun '16 10:50:49 AM Morgenthaler
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''Phantoms'' is a horror novel by American author DeanKoontz. It takes place in the small Californian mountain town of Snowfield, where doctor Jennifer Paige is taking her younger sister Lisa to live after their mother died of an embolism. It's a picturesque little place, but it doesn't take the sisters long to notice that something's missing--all the people, for starters. They find a few corpses, but most of the town's inhabitants seem to have vanished without a trace. Many of the few bodies they do find obviously died completely terrified, though just ''how'' they died isn't immediately evident.

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''Phantoms'' is a horror novel by American author DeanKoontz.Creator/DeanKoontz. It takes place in the small Californian mountain town of Snowfield, where doctor Jennifer Paige is taking her younger sister Lisa to live after their mother died of an embolism. It's a picturesque little place, but it doesn't take the sisters long to notice that something's missing--all the people, for starters. They find a few corpses, but most of the town's inhabitants seem to have vanished without a trace. Many of the few bodies they do find obviously died completely terrified, though just ''how'' they died isn't immediately evident.
21st May '16 7:59:50 AM SilverDragon
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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Oh so much, but see RuleOfScary above. It tries to avert this with Biosan (The biological weapon used to kill the monster), which is based on a RealLife organism made by Ananda Chakrabarty to dissolve oil spills.

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Oh so much, but see RuleOfScary above. It RuleOfScary. The book tries to avert this with Biosan (The (the biological weapon used to kill the monster), which is based on a RealLife organism made by Ananda Chakrabarty to dissolve oil spills.
21st May '16 7:59:03 AM SilverDragon
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* AnimalisticAbomination: The monster can choose any shape to hunt down it's victims. A giant moth is one of them.

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* AnimalisticAbomination: The monster can choose any shape to hunt down it's its victims. A giant moth is one of them.
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