History Literature / TheStand

8th May '16 12:34:27 PM Origamidragons
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** The more recent cover of the expanded edition features a foggy road strewn with corpses, which fits the story better than either of the aforementioned covers.
30th Apr '16 7:53:33 AM aye_amber
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** When Flagg introduces himself to Lloyd, he says "[[Music/RollingStones Pleased to meet you, hope you guess my name.]]"

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** When Flagg introduces himself to Lloyd, he says "[[Music/RollingStones "[[Music/TheRollingStones Pleased to meet you, hope you guess my name.]]"
23rd Mar '16 11:08:17 PM SinNanna
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* AnyoneCanDie

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* AnyoneCanDieAnyoneCanDie: It ''starts'' with a super plague that kills 99% of the entire world, and after that there's a fairly high mortality rate among the survivors.



* BigBad: Randall Flagg of course, who would go on to become King's "ubervillain" via CanonWelding.



* EnsembleCast

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* EnsembleCastEnsembleCast: There's no real main protagonist to be found.



%% ForTheEvulz: Flagg.

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%% * ForTheEvulz: Flagg.The only reason Flagg does anything. Justified in that he's a Satan analogue.



* FromBadToWorse

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* FromBadToWorseFromBadToWorse: First the plague hits, then Randall Flagg appears and starts gathering an army to slaughter the survivors.



* TheInfiltration: [[spoiler:The Boulder leadership sends Judge Farris, Dayna Jurgens and Tom Cullen to Las Vegas to join (and spy on) Flagg's operation.]]

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* TheInfiltration: [[spoiler:The Boulder leadership sends Judge Farris, Dayna Jurgens and Tom Cullen to Las Vegas to join (and spy on) Flagg's operation. It goes horribly wrong.]]



* PsychicDreamsForEveryone

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* PsychicDreamsForEveryonePsychicDreamsForEveryone: The survivors receive prophetic dreams from both Mother Abigail and Randall Flagg.
9th Mar '16 5:59:40 AM SinNanna
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** When [[spoiler: Flagg is reborn in the epilogue]], the narration notes [[Music/TheDoors "He awoke before dawn. He put his boots on.]]

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** When [[spoiler: Flagg is reborn in the epilogue]], the narration notes [[Music/TheDoors "He awoke before dawn. He put his boots on.]]"]]
9th Mar '16 5:57:26 AM SinNanna
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** When [[spoiler: Flagg is reborn in the epilogue]], the narration notes [[Music/TheDoors "He awoke before dawn. He put his boots on.]]
28th Feb '16 7:05:25 PM Divra
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** On the other hand, the Swedish title, "Pestens Tid" ("The Age of Pestilence"), arguably works better than the original.

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** On the other hand, the Swedish title, "Pestens Tid" ("The Age Age/Time of Pestilence"), Pestilence/the Plague", depending on how you translate), arguably works better than the original.
31st Jan '16 3:34:21 PM 69BookWorM69
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* FeedbackRule: Stu deals with this during his speech at the first public Free Zone meeting. He says they have to get used to technology again (most of Boulder still had no power but they had a generator set up for the meeting). Plus, Stu was also [[UnaccustomedAsIAmToPublicSpeaking nervous]].
26th Jan '16 5:54:41 AM NemesisKane
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Should not be confused with the songs "Stand" by Music/{{Jewel}}, "Stand" by Music/{{REM}} or "The Stand" by The Alarm; the Music/SlyAndTheFamilyStone album ''Music/{{Stand}}''; or the ''Series/{{Revolution}}'' episode "[[Recap/RevolutionS1E11TheStand The Stand]]".

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Should not be confused with the songs "Stand" by Music/{{Jewel}}, "Stand" by Music/{{REM}} or "The Stand" "[[FilkSong The Stand]]" by The Alarm; the Music/SlyAndTheFamilyStone album ''Music/{{Stand}}''; or the ''Series/{{Revolution}}'' episode "[[Recap/RevolutionS1E11TheStand The Stand]]".


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** "The Stand" by The Alarm is [[WordOfGod confirmed]] to be about the book.
15th Jan '16 10:06:15 PM nombretomado
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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 ''TwentiethCenturyBoys'', which is the Japanese version of ''TheStand'').

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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 ''TwentiethCenturyBoys'', which is the Japanese version of ''TheStand'').''The Stand'').
14th Dec '15 1:36:09 PM FF32
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* AuthorOnBoard: Glen Bateman is somewhere between TheObiWan, TheProfessor and MrExposition.


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* WriterOnBoard: Glen Bateman is somewhere between TheObiWan, TheProfessor and MrExposition.
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