History Literature / TheWastelands

4th Dec '16 11:27:25 PM Xtifr
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'''''The Waste Lands''''' is Book III of Creator/StephenKing's ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'', released in 1991, has two parts. In the first, the TemporalParadox the [[Literature/TheDrawingOfTheThree previous book]] created makes [[TheGunslinger Roland]] begin to [[SanitySlippage lose his mind]]. In the second, the ''[[TrueCompanions ka-tet]]'', now including the [[DeathIsCheap recently resurrected]] [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids Jake]] continue their journey, get caught, escape and move on.

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'''''The ''The Waste Lands''''' Lands'' is Book III of Creator/StephenKing's ''Franchise/TheDarkTower'', released in 1991, has two parts. In the first, the TemporalParadox the [[Literature/TheDrawingOfTheThree previous book]] created makes [[TheGunslinger Roland]] begin to [[SanitySlippage lose his mind]]. In the second, the ''[[TrueCompanions ka-tet]]'', now including the [[DeathIsCheap recently resurrected]] [[WhatDoYouMeanItsNotForKids Jake]] continue their journey, get caught, escape and move on.
25th Jan '15 10:15:37 PM Maniago
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* GivingThemTheStrip: while in the haunted house, Jake slips out of his jeans in order to escape from the Plaster Man.
2nd Oct '14 6:20:02 PM kraas
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* SoundtrackDissonance: The Pubes killing each other to the drumbeat of [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F89McWFENTs a song that is essentially about easily-removable clothing]] (warning: this music video contains dangerous amounts of [[TheEighties Eighties]]).
2nd Mar '14 1:44:49 PM mlsmithca
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* LiteraryAllusionTitle: To Creator/TSEliot's "TheWasteLand". Part of the poem is used as an {{epigraph}} and in-story Susannah quotes it.

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* LiteraryAllusionTitle: To Creator/TSEliot's "TheWasteLand"."Literature/TheWasteLand". Part of the poem is used as an {{epigraph}} and in-story Susannah quotes it.
11th Jun '13 4:05:13 AM SeptimusHeap
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* DangerousKeyFumble: Jake has to go through a HauntedHouse to reach a magical doorway that will take him to the others in Mid-World. Just as the house comes alive and tries to eat him, he drops the key that will let him open the portal and it falls through the floorboards.



* OopsIDroppedTheKeys: Jake has to go through a HauntedHouse to reach a magical doorway that will take him to the others in Mid-World. Just as the house comes alive and tries to eat him, he drops the key that will let him open the portal and it falls through the floorboards.
3rd May '13 10:22:06 AM CaptainCrawdad
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* [[KickTheDog Kick the Bumbler]]: Gasher kicks Oy, in case we didn't realize that he's a villain.

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* [[KickTheDog Kick the Bumbler]]: KickTheDog: Gasher kicks Oy, in case we didn't realize that he's a villain.
13th Apr '13 12:22:09 AM Gitman
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* SeriousBusiness: Riddles. Roland takes it personally when Eddie tells a stupid one. Back in the day, he also saw Cort kill a man for cheating in a riddling competition.

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* SeriousBusiness: Riddles. Roland takes it personally when Eddie tells a stupid one. Back in the day, he also saw Cort [[SadistTeacher Cort]] kill a man for cheating in a riddling competition.
13th Apr '13 12:20:15 AM Gitman
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* SeriousBusiness: Riddles. Roland takes it personally when Eddie tells a stupid one. Back in the day, he also saw Cort kill a man for cheating in a riddling competition.
15th Mar '13 9:46:43 PM Gitman
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* KickTheDog: Gasher kicks Oy, in case we didn't realize that he's a villain.

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* KickTheDog: [[KickTheDog Kick the Bumbler]]: Gasher kicks Oy, in case we didn't realize that he's a villain.
15th Mar '13 9:45:57 PM Gitman
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* LargeAndInCharge: The Great Old Ones, who once ruled All-World, were much larger than regular humans, judging by the size of the seats inside Blaine's Barony Coach.

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* LargeAndInCharge: LargeAndInCharge:
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The Great Old Ones, who once ruled All-World, were much larger than regular humans, judging by the size of the seats inside Blaine's Barony Coach.Coach.
** Tick Tock Man leads the Grays, and is described as much larger, healthier, and younger-looking. He may or may not be descended from the Great Old Ones.
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