History Literature / TheStand

6th May '17 7:49:13 PM Mdumas43073
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* ShoutOut: "Captain Trips" was originally a nickname of [[Music/TheGratefulDead Jerry Garcia]]. King had first used it much earlier, for ''another'' Superflu, in his ''Literature/NightShift'' story "Night Surf".

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"Captain Trips" was originally a nickname of [[Music/TheGratefulDead Jerry Garcia]]. King had first used it much earlier, for ''another'' Superflu, in his ''Literature/NightShift'' story "Night Surf".
2nd Apr '17 6:41:17 PM Mdumas43073
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2nd Apr '17 6:40:01 PM Mdumas43073
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22nd Feb '17 12:43:10 AM shamblingdead2
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** Earlier, Larry doesn't like getting Rita's cream-and-sugar-laced coffee. He "subscribed to the truckers' credo of 'if you wanted a cup of cream and sugar, why'd ya ask for coffee?'"
22nd Feb '17 12:32:59 AM shamblingdead2
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* BuryYourGays : While it's certain that AnyoneCanDie in the apocalypse, the story spends a fair amount of time on the deaths of the gay/bi characters, including Kit Bradenton, The Kid, Trash, and Dayna.
19th Jan '17 5:01:23 PM Xtifr
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* ShoutOut: "Captain Trips" was originally a nickname of [[TheGratefulDead Jerry Garcia]]. King had first used it much earlier, for ''another'' Superflu, in his ''Literature/NightShift'' story "Night Surf".

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* ShoutOut: "Captain Trips" was originally a nickname of [[TheGratefulDead [[Music/TheGratefulDead Jerry Garcia]]. King had first used it much earlier, for ''another'' Superflu, in his ''Literature/NightShift'' story "Night Surf".
18th Dec '16 1:57:52 PM Farnham
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* AteHisGun: Billy Starkey [[spoiler: and Harold Lauder]].

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* AteHisGun: Billy General Starkey [[spoiler: and Harold Lauder]].
11th Dec '16 11:54:27 AM Skybunny
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* AbandonedHospital: The Stovington hospital.

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* AbandonedHospital: The Project Blue underground laboratory, and later, The Stovington hospital.Plague Center.


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* AteHisGun: Billy Starkey [[spoiler: and Harold Lauder]].


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* ConsummateProfessional: Doctor Elder.


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* LastRequest: Stuart Redman's nurse Vic in the Stovington Plague Center, dying of [[ThePlague Captain Trips]], asks Stuart to kill him with the pistol he's carrying.
4th Dec '16 11:30:54 PM Xtifr
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One of Creator/StephenKing's best-regarded ([[{{Doorstopper}} and thickest]]) novels, '''''The Stand''''' is a classic work of modern apocalyptic fiction. It is the book which introduces (and primarily describes, on Earth at least) King's most famous villain and "[[TheAntichrist antichrist]]" figure, Randall Flagg.

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One of Creator/StephenKing's best-regarded ([[{{Doorstopper}} and thickest]]) novels, '''''The Stand''''' ''The Stand'' is a classic work of modern apocalyptic fiction. It is the book which introduces (and primarily describes, on Earth at least) King's most famous villain and "[[TheAntichrist antichrist]]" figure, Randall Flagg.
4th Dec '16 12:52:42 PM Aquila89
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* SoftGlass: Averted, [[spoiler: Dayna Jurgens breaks a decorative panel into sharp pieces and uses one to commit suicide before she gives up Tom Cullen's name as the third scout.]]

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* SoftGlass: Averted, [[spoiler: Dayna Jurgens breaks a decorative panel into sharp pieces and uses one to commit suicide before she gives Flagg could force her to give up Tom Cullen's name as the third scout.]]
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