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17th Aug '17 7:11:34 PM SinNanna
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* DeusExMachina:
[[spoiler:Literally, DeusExNukina. The actual ''Hand of God'' appears from heaven and detonates Trashcan Man's nuke, destroying Las Vegas and Flagg]].

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* DeusExMachina:
[[spoiler:Literally,
DeusExMachina:[[spoiler:Literally, DeusExNukina. The actual ''Hand of God'' appears from heaven and detonates Trashcan Man's nuke, destroying Las Vegas and Flagg]].
17th Aug '17 7:10:37 PM SinNanna
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%%* DeusExMachina: [[spoiler:Literally, DeusExNukina]].

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%%* DeusExMachina: * DeusExMachina:
[[spoiler:Literally, DeusExNukina]].DeusExNukina. The actual ''Hand of God'' appears from heaven and detonates Trashcan Man's nuke, destroying Las Vegas and Flagg]].



%%* FantasyAmericana

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%%* FantasyAmericana* FantasyAmericana: A seminal example. King said his goal was to write an American ''Lord of the Rings''.
10th Aug '17 7:23:04 PM PaulA
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* [[spoiler: HereWeGoAgain]]:[[spoiler: In the Extended Cut, Randall Flagg wakes up on a small island after the events of the climax. He introduces himself to the cowering natives and starts manipulating them with his charisma and charm.]]

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* [[spoiler: HereWeGoAgain]]:[[spoiler: In HereWeGoAgain: [[spoiler:In the Extended Cut, Randall Flagg wakes up on a small island after the events of the climax. He introduces himself to the cowering natives and starts manipulating them with his charisma and charm.]]
10th Aug '17 7:22:01 PM PaulA
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* ArcWords: "No great loss."
10th Aug '17 4:11:31 PM Eagal
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* CanonImmigrant / EnsembleDarkHorse: Flagg has since become one of King's most popular villains, and has since made numerous reappearances in other books.

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* CanonImmigrant / EnsembleDarkHorse: CanonImmigrant: Flagg has since become one of King's most popular villains, and has since made numerous reappearances in other books.



* CaptainErsatz:
** [[spoiler:The symbol of Flagg is a red Eye, which he uses to mentally scan the countryside. He's also a shapeshifter. [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Hmmmmm...]]]]
** [[spoiler:It's also hinted he's [[Creator/HPLovecraft Nyarlathotep]] [[CanonWelding as well]]]].

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* CaptainErsatz:
** [[spoiler:The symbol of Flagg is a red Eye, which he uses to mentally scan the countryside. He's also a shapeshifter. [[Literature/TheLordOfTheRings Hmmmmm...]]]]
**
CaptainErsatz: [[spoiler:It's also hinted he's Flagg is [[Creator/HPLovecraft Nyarlathotep]] [[CanonWelding as well]]]].Nyarlathotep]]]].



* [[ChasteHero Chaste Character]]: Nadine, for unfortunate reasons.

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* [[ChasteHero Chaste Character]]: %%* ChasteHero: Nadine, for unfortunate reasons.
2nd Aug '17 7:51:23 AM madius
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** Many editions, especially foreign language ones, go so far as to split it up into multiple books (incidentally, this actually becomes a plot point in ''Manga/TwentiethCenturyBoys'', which is the Japanese version of ''The Stand'').

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** Many editions, especially foreign language ones, go so far as to split it up into multiple books (incidentally, this actually becomes a plot point in ''Manga/TwentiethCenturyBoys'', which is the Japanese version of heavily alludes to ''The Stand'').
31st Jul '17 7:34:35 AM SeptimusHeap
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** Stu Redman name-checks ''WatershipDown'' when describing how terrified he felt in the hospital: it made him go ''tharn''.

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** Stu Redman name-checks ''WatershipDown'' ''Literature/WatershipDown'' when describing how terrified he felt in the hospital: it made him go ''tharn''.
19th Jul '17 12:36:58 PM zorander936
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** King also shows off his love of poetry- "The Second Coming" by Yeats "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" are both quoted, and e.e. cummings is name-checked.
11th Jul '17 7:35:05 AM Bleazy02
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* EldritchAbomination: The Hand of God and, to a lesser extent, Flagg.
2nd Jul '17 9:52:37 AM DastardlyDemolition
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