History Literature / SalemsLot

13th Sep '17 9:20:30 PM Mdumas43073
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* GhostTown: Salem's Lot is reduced to being a ghost town after the vampires take over. The novel's prologue has a newspaper article about a reporter trying to find out why it became one. Another ghost town, Momson, VT, is mentioned in the same article.

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* GhostTown: Salem's Lot is reduced to being a ghost town this after the vampires take over. The novel's prologue has a newspaper article about a reporter trying to find out why it became one. Another ghost town, Momson, VT, Vermont, is mentioned in the same article.
13th Sep '17 9:17:23 PM Mdumas43073
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* DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu: After Barlow [[spoiler:kills Mark's parents]] and is taunting him about it, Mark proceeds to spit in his face. It causes Barlow to have a VillainousBreakdown.

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* DidYouJustFlipOffCthulhu: After Barlow [[spoiler:kills Mark's parents]] and is taunting him about it, Mark proceeds to [[SpitefulSpit spit in his face. It face]]. This causes Barlow to have a VillainousBreakdown.
28th Aug '17 1:53:23 PM trumpetmarietta
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* TheRenfield: Stoker is Barlow's servant, but he does not appear to be wholly human himself considering his SuperStrength.

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* TheRenfield: Stoker Straker is Barlow's servant, but he does not appear to be wholly human himself considering his SuperStrength.
17th Aug '17 10:09:26 AM drbreakfast
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* GeorgeLucasAlteredVersion: The 2005 Illustrated Edition includes 50 pages of new material, various alterations to the text, photographs, and two bonus short stories.
10th Aug '17 8:30:34 PM PaulA
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* {{Homage}}: To ''Literature/{{Dracula}}'' (along with a little of ''Theatre/OurTown'').
10th Aug '17 6:50:52 PM PaulA
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* ArcWords: The poem 'The Emperor of Ice-Cream' by Wallace Stevens.


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* UndeathAlwaysEnds
28th Jul '17 5:55:01 PM Eagal
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* [[spoiler: TheBadGuyWins: Sure, Barlow is destroyed, but he succeeds in making Jerusalem's Lot a hotbed for the undead.]]

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* [[spoiler: TheBadGuyWins: Sure, Barlow is destroyed, but but [[spoiler: he succeeds in making Jerusalem's Lot a hotbed for the undead.]]



* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters

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* %%* LoadsAndLoadsOfCharacters



* SmugSnake: Barlow.

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* %%* SmugSnake: Barlow.



* [[WiseBeyondTheirYears Wise Beyond His Years]]: Mark, who surpasses some of the adult hunters in his cool thinking and practicality.

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* [[WiseBeyondTheirYears Wise Beyond His Years]]: WiseBeyondTheirYears: Mark, who surpasses some of the adult hunters in his cool thinking and practicality.



* AbusiveParents: [[spoiler:It's subtly implied that Ruthie Crockkett's father is sexually abusing her]].



** AbusiveParents: [[spoiler:It's subtly implied that her father is sexually abusing her]].
** RichBitch: She has quite a bad attitude and is callous towards Dud, although she seems to regret being so and it is suggested that the above trope is the reason why she is.



* PragmaticAdaptation: And ''how''.

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* PragmaticAdaptation: And ''how''.%%* PragmaticAdaptation


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* RichBitch: Ruth Crockett has quite a bad attitude and is callous towards Dud, although she seems to regret being so and it is suggested that the above trope is the reason why she is.
6th May '17 8:05:45 PM Mdumas43073
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* GreaterScopeVillain: The [[{{Satan}} Lord of Flies,]] to whom Straker must sacrifice Ralph Glick before Barlow is allowed to enter the Lot. As Matt Burke says at one point, "Even Barlow has his Master, you see."
** Possibly, due to CanonWelding, his real identity is [[spoiler:the Crimson King.]]

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* GreaterScopeVillain: The [[{{Satan}} Lord of Flies,]] Flies]], to whom Straker must sacrifice Ralph Glick before Barlow is allowed to enter the Lot. As Matt Burke says at one point, "Even Barlow has his Master, you see."
** Possibly, due to CanonWelding, his real identity is [[spoiler:the [[spoiler:[[Franchise/TheDarkTower the Crimson King.King]].]]
6th May '17 8:04:17 PM Mdumas43073
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* GreaterScopeVillain: The [[{{Satan}} Lord of Flies,]] whom Straker must sacrifice Ralphie Glick to before Barlow is allowed to enter the Lot.[[spoiler: Possibly, due to CanonWelding, his real identity is the Crimson King.]]

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* GreaterScopeVillain: The [[{{Satan}} Lord of Flies,]] to whom Straker must sacrifice Ralphie Ralph Glick to before Barlow is allowed to enter the Lot.[[spoiler: Lot. As Matt Burke says at one point, "Even Barlow has his Master, you see."
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Possibly, due to CanonWelding, his real identity is the [[spoiler:the Crimson King.]]]]
23rd Mar '17 4:03:31 AM shamblingdead2
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** Dud Rogers gets much more attractive to Ruthie Crockett after he turns.
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