History Literature / ScaryStoriesToTellInTheDark

26th Mar '18 8:56:44 AM Fury1031
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** Bob in "Faster and Faster is [[spoiler: shot to death with a ghost arrow.]]

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** Bob in "Faster and Faster Faster" is [[spoiler: shot to death with a ghost arrow.]]
20th Mar '18 6:10:39 PM 64SuperNintendo
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*** Or is it the dog? In Gammel's illustration of the story, one of the dog's paws has been replaced with a human hand...

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*** Or is it the dog? In Gammel's Gammell's illustration of the story, one of the dog's paws has been replaced with a human hand...



* FlayingAlive: Happens to [[spoiler:Thomas]] in "Harold". [[spolier:Harold stretched Thomas's skin to dry on the roof and the other man runs away in fear.]]

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* FlayingAlive: Happens to [[spoiler:Thomas]] in "Harold". [[spolier:Harold [[spoiler:Harold stretched Thomas's skin to dry on the roof and the other man runs away in fear.]]
8th Mar '18 4:12:47 PM DastardlyDemolition
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* EyeScream: The ghost in "The Haunted House" has a pair of empty eye sockets that seem to look through the viewer.



* FamilyUnfriendlyViolence: For a children's book, the stories delve into the gore field quite frequently, one key example being "Wonderful Sausage".

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* FamilyUnfriendlyViolence: For a children's book, the stories delve into the gore field quite frequently, one key example being "Wonderful Sausage". The ending of "Harold" is also very gruesome, even if we just see the results of it. But what we see...



* FlayingAlive: Happens to [[spoiler:Thomas]] in "Harold".

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* FlayingAlive: Happens to [[spoiler:Thomas]] in "Harold". [[spolier:Harold stretched Thomas's skin to dry on the roof and the other man runs away in fear.]]



* TheGhost: Martin in "Wait 'till Martin Comes".

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* TheGhost: Martin in "Wait 'till Martin Comes". We never see him but it can be assumed he'll be far bigger than the last three cats, with the last one as big as a tiger.
6th Dec '17 9:43:22 AM Discord_and_Dine
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* ExcitedShowTitle: "Me Tie Dough-ty Walker!", "Oh Susannah!", "Hello, Kate!", "It's Him!", and "Thuuuup!".


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* QuestioningTitle: "What Do You Come For?", "May I Carry Your Basket?", and "Is Something Wrong?".
4th Dec '17 7:36:11 AM Discord_and_Dine
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* HeroWithBadPublicity: The ghost in "The Dream" may well be cringe-inducing to look at, but to be fair, she did save the girl in the story from some unknown gruesome fate, so...

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* HeroWithBadPublicity: The ghost ghost(?) in "The Dream" may well be cringe-inducing to look at, but to be fair, she did save the girl in the story from some unknown gruesome fate, so...
17th Nov '17 7:35:05 AM Discord_and_Dine
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** The ghost in "Hello, Kate!" never does anything to the protagonist except glare at him menacingly.


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* DeathGlare: The ghost in "Hello, Kate!" gives one to the protagonist.
15th Nov '17 8:36:21 AM Discord_and_Dine
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* MundaneGhostStory: "The Girl Who Stood on a Grave", "High Beams", "The Babysitter", "No Thanks", "The Cat in a Shopping Bag", "The Man in the Middle", "Sam's New Pet", "Wonderful Sausage", "The Red Spot", "Maybe You Will Remember", "Oh Suzanna", "The Bride", "Rings on Her Fingers" and "The Hook".

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* MundaneGhostStory: [[spoiler: "The Girl Who Stood on a Grave", Grave"]], "High Beams", "The Babysitter", "No Thanks", "The Cat in a Shopping Bag", "The Man in the Middle", "Sam's New Pet", "Wonderful Sausage", "The Red Spot", [[spoiler: "Maybe You Will Remember", Remember"]], "Oh Suzanna", "The Bride", "Rings on Her Fingers" and "The Hook".
12th Nov '17 12:01:35 AM Discord_and_Dine
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* CruelAndUnusualDeath:
** Samuel Blunt in "Wonderful Sausage" is [[spoiler: ground up in his own sausage grinder.]]
** Bob in "Faster and Faster is [[spoiler: shot to death with a ghost arrow.]]
** The titular character from "The Bride" [[spoiler: accidentally locks herself in a trunk and dies of starvation]].
11th Nov '17 9:32:32 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* TheSecretOfLongPorkPies: "Wonderful Sausage" has an evil butcher named Samuel Blunt kill people and pets, using their remains to make a special sausage that he sells to unknowing customers.
11th Nov '17 9:40:55 AM Discord_and_Dine
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* BadPeopleAbuseAnimals: Samuel Blunt in "Wonderful Sausage" murders pets to grind up into meat. [[AssholeVictim Needles to say, things don't end well for him.]]
** The witch in "A New Horse" mercilessly beats her horses with whips while she rides them around the countryside all night; [[BalefulPolymorph this is made even worse by the fact that they're transformed humans.]]
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