History Literature / ThisBookIsFullOfSpidersSeriouslyDudeDontTouchIt

22nd Jul '17 6:59:02 AM SirSapphire
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* {{Deconstruction}}: Of ZombieApocalypse fantasies. A bunch of zombie movie fans leap at the chance to enact all their detailed plans for surviving the apocalypse, [[spoiler:only to discover that they're completely unprepared and die horribly]]. Dr. Marconi notes that zombies are the perfect villain: an enemy that can be destroyed without any guilt, since the enemy is already dead.

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* {{Deconstruction}}: Of ZombieApocalypse fantasies. A bunch of zombie movie fans leap at the chance to enact all their detailed plans for surviving the apocalypse, [[spoiler:only to discover that they're completely unprepared and die horribly]]. Dr. Marconi notes that zombies are the perfect villain: an enemy that can be destroyed without any guilt, since the enemy is already dead. Also not only does the military effectively contain the infection, but do so in a relatively short timespan, with the entire story taking place over only a week or so.
8th Jul '17 10:08:54 AM MBI
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* ThanatosGambit: Dr. Tennet [[spoiler:sacrifices himself to his own monsters to prompt the army into restarting their cleansing of Undisclosed]].
13th May '17 7:02:23 AM SirSapphire
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* HeroicWillpower: [[spoiler:Carlos may be infected and "monstered out", but he's in control of his senses.]]

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* HeroicWillpower: [[spoiler:Carlos may be infected and "monstered out", but he's in control of his senses. He can aslo control his transformation and re-assume a human form.]]
6th Mar '17 8:20:40 PM CharlesPhipps
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* BodyHorror: The spiders, which burrow into the victim's brain, before permanently attaching themselves to the host's brain and altering their nervous system and body, making the only cure death.

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* BodyHorror: The spiders, which burrow into the victim's brain, before permanently attaching themselves to the host's brain and altering their nervous system and body, making the only cure death. [[spoiler: Except, the Spiders turn out to be sentient and point out that a lot of humans have them inside them without any adverse effects. In short, making Spider-Brain not a big deal. A quality our antiheroes aren't quite sure how to deal with.]]
2nd Mar '17 6:08:19 AM CooingSimian
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A third book, titled "What the Hell Did I Just Read: A Novel of Cosmic Horror", is set to be released October 3rd, 2017.

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A third book, titled "What ''What the Hell Did I Just Read: A Novel of Cosmic Horror", Horror'', is set to be released October 3rd, 2017.
2nd Mar '17 6:07:34 AM CooingSimian
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A third, yet to be titled ''John Dies At The End'' book is due to be released sometime in 2017.

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A third, yet to be third book, titled ''John Dies At The End'' book "What the Hell Did I Just Read: A Novel of Cosmic Horror", is due set to be released sometime in October 3rd, 2017.
29th Dec '16 8:23:04 AM Pilomotor
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* CreepyChild: Anna, an unattended little girl at the Ffirth Asylum with a crusty teddy bear. [[spoiler:It later turns out she is a monster, albeit a harmless one by the book's standards.]]

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* CreepyChild: Anna, an unattended little girl at the Ffirth Asylum with a crusty teddy bear. [[spoiler:It later The GenreSavvy protagonists treat her cautiously, as if they're half-expecting her to reveal herself to be some kind of monster at any moment. [[spoiler:To everyone's surprise, although it turns out she is a monster, albeit a harmless one by the book's standards.she ''doesn't'' want to kill our heroes.]]
27th Oct '16 12:04:23 PM SirSapphire
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* SlidingScaleOfComedyAndHorror: The previous book was fairly balanced, but here things slide far more towards the "Horror" end.
9th Oct '16 1:44:40 PM MistrDragn
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A third, yet to be titled ''John Dies At The End'' book is due to be released sometime in 2017.
8th Mar '16 12:08:42 PM DoctorDetective
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* HandWave: [[spoiler:In the "Molly" chapter, Dave announces that he's not going to explain how he managed to include a dog's perspective on a sequence of events]].

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* HandWave: [[spoiler:In the "Molly" chapter, Dave announces that he's not going to explain how he managed to include a dog's perspective on a sequence of events]].events, not to mention she's dead by the time he writes the book. If anyone could do it, though, it seems like he could.]]
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