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28th Jun '16 2:16:19 AM TheIrregular
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* ''The Nightmare Stacks'' (to be published in 2016)

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* ''The Nightmare Stacks'' Stacks''
* ''The Delirium Brief''
(to be published in 2016)
2017)
2nd Jun '16 2:30:25 PM nombretomado
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* ArbitrarySkepticism: Lots of this in ''Equoid''. Bob is not pleased when sent to investigate a report of unicorns, especially when it requires him to read background material by that old fraud HPLovecraft. Turns out unicorns are a form of EldritchAbomination and Lovecraft was not entirely full of it. But Bob assures us that "[[Literature/TheCallOfCthulhu Old Bat-Wings]]" does ''not'' exist.

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* ArbitrarySkepticism: Lots of this in ''Equoid''. Bob is not pleased when sent to investigate a report of unicorns, especially when it requires him to read background material by that old fraud HPLovecraft.Creator/HPLovecraft. Turns out unicorns are a form of EldritchAbomination and Lovecraft was not entirely full of it. But Bob assures us that "[[Literature/TheCallOfCthulhu Old Bat-Wings]]" does ''not'' exist.



* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Several pop up in the archives of the Laundry; HPLovecraft ironically enough is only regarded as a hack writer (though it appears he had one genuine encounter with an EldritchAbomination).

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: Several pop up in the archives of the Laundry; HPLovecraft Creator/HPLovecraft ironically enough is only regarded as a hack writer (though it appears he had one genuine encounter with an EldritchAbomination).



* {{Reincarnation}}: In ''Equoid'' the MotherOfAThousandYoung encounters HPLovecraft who manages to KillItWithFire, but not before the dying creature tells him WeWillMeetAgain. [[spoiler:When Bob Howard encounters the creature in contemporary times, it implies that he's the reincarnation of Lovecraft -- ironic as Bob had earlier dismissed HPL as an unreliable hack writer with a bent for PurpleProse.]]

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* {{Reincarnation}}: In ''Equoid'' the MotherOfAThousandYoung encounters HPLovecraft Creator/HPLovecraft who manages to KillItWithFire, but not before the dying creature tells him WeWillMeetAgain. [[spoiler:When Bob Howard encounters the creature in contemporary times, it implies that he's the reincarnation of Lovecraft -- ironic as Bob had earlier dismissed HPL as an unreliable hack writer with a bent for PurpleProse.]]
26th Apr '16 6:20:45 AM TheIrregular
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** And then there's CASE NIGHTMARE RED, the subject of ''The Nightmare Stacks''. (It doesn't come up in earlier books, but that might be because the Laundry's been so focused on CASE NIGHTMARE GREEN that they dropped the ball on RED...)
7th Apr '16 9:57:56 PM Observance
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* NothingIsScarier: In universe, Bob considers his boss, Angleton, ''less'' scary upon learning [[spoiler:he's a "hungry ghost" named the Eater of Souls bound to the body of a convicted murderer]].

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* NothingIsScarier: In universe, Bob considers his boss, Angleton, ''less'' scary upon learning [[spoiler:he's a "hungry ghost" named the Eater of Souls bound to the body of a convicted murderer]].murderer]], because now he has something ''concrete'' to be scared of.
17th Feb '16 9:45:46 AM Wyvern76
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* DeadlyEuphemism: Mo seems to enjoy coming up with creative ways to say "dead", such as "metabolically incompetent".



* UnusualEuphemism: Mo seems to enjoy coming up with creative ways to say "dead", such as "metabolically incompetent".
17th Feb '16 9:40:48 AM Wyvern76
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* UnusualEuphemism: Mo seems to enjoy coming up with creative ways to say "dead", such as "metabolically incompetent".
13th Feb '16 11:17:37 PM KhymChanur
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* "Down on the Farm" ([[http://www.tor.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=story&id=61 available online]])

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* "Down on the Farm" ([[http://www.tor.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=story&id=61 com/2008/07/20/down-on-the-farm/ available online]])
28th Dec '15 2:41:33 PM sekkun
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** And then ''Rhesus Chart'', which has Bob's line: [[spoiler:"Code Red."]]
1st Nov '15 11:34:11 AM nombretomado
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* {{Homage}}: ''Archive'' for Creator/LenDeighton, ''Morgue'' for Film/JamesBond. ''Fuller'' sounds like a {{Quiller}} title, but [[http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2008/07/back_home_part_29.html Word of God]] is that it ended up more of an Creator/AnthonyPrice homage. ''The Apocalypse Codex'' is a Literature/ModestyBlaise homage.

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* {{Homage}}: ''Archive'' for Creator/LenDeighton, ''Morgue'' for Film/JamesBond. ''Fuller'' sounds like a {{Quiller}} Literature/{{Quiller}} title, but [[http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2008/07/back_home_part_29.html Word of God]] is that it ended up more of an Creator/AnthonyPrice homage. ''The Apocalypse Codex'' is a Literature/ModestyBlaise homage.
22nd Oct '15 9:02:54 PM allium
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** Chief Superintendent Jim Grey in ''The Annihilation Score''.
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