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15th Jan '17 4:57:54 PM nombretomado
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* In one ''FamilyGuy'' episode, Peter tells Chris that he can do whatever he wants while he and Lois go on a trip except go near the Candy Tree.

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* In one ''FamilyGuy'' ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy'' episode, Peter tells Chris that he can do whatever he wants while he and Lois go on a trip except go near the Candy Tree.
28th Dec '16 8:34:17 PM Xtifr
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* The [[ReligionOfEvil Nyar lath-Hotep cultists]] in ''[[TheLaundrySeries The Fuller Memorandum]]'' by Creator/CharlesStross hold their monster summoning ritual next door to a primary school so that they can grab a bite to eat after church. Later on, after capturing Bob and performing a spell to turn him to their side (among other things), [[IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten they offer him some "refreshments."]]

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* The [[ReligionOfEvil Nyar lath-Hotep cultists]] in ''[[TheLaundrySeries The Fuller Memorandum]]'' ''Literature/TheFullerMemorandum'' by Creator/CharlesStross hold their monster summoning ritual next door to a primary school so that they can grab a bite to eat after church. Later on, after capturing Bob and performing a spell to turn him to their side (among other things), [[IfYoureSoEvilEatThisKitten they offer him some "refreshments."]]
2nd Nov '16 4:43:40 PM Xtifr
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* The alien overlords in S.P. Somtow's ''Literature/Mallworld'' series not only eat their own children, they've been known to serve them up as the main course at diplomatic dinners. Their children are non-sentient and considered vermin until they reach a certain age.

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* The alien overlords in S.P. Somtow's ''Literature/Mallworld'' Creator/SPSomtow's ''Literature/{{Mallworld}}'' series not only eat their own children, they've been known to serve them up as the main course at diplomatic dinners. Their children are non-sentient and considered vermin until they reach a certain age.
28th Oct '16 4:13:19 PM Boat424
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* Alice from ''VideoGame/{{BalloonKid}}'' is a little girl, even being depicted as a small baby in the Japanese art. If she flies too close to the water, a fish will leap out and grab her, bring her into the water, and eat her alive.
28th Oct '16 3:36:10 PM Vox
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* Shows up again in Dahl's ''Literature/TheBFG'', where the evil giants tend to eat people regardless of age, but seem to prefer kids. In the animated adaptation, they seem to eat ''only'' kids.

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* ** Shows up again in Dahl's ''Literature/TheBFG'', where the evil giants tend to eat people regardless of age, but seem to prefer kids.kids, because; "''Little chiddlers is not so tough to eat as old grandmamma, so says the Childchewing Giant''". In the animated adaptation, they seem to eat ''only'' kids.
19th Oct '16 8:54:04 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''WesternAnimation/AlfredJKwak'': [[CatsAreMean Krabnagel the cat]] tries to eat both Alfred and Dolf when they are little.
15th Sep '16 10:23:09 PM Dravencour
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* ''Literature/TheWitches'' in Roald Dahl's book of the same name want to kill children because they smell horrible. They eventually decide to turn them all into mice, because the parents would then poison, trap or otherwise dispatch the newly arrived rodent infestation, not realizing it was their children. The witches get sick satisfaction from tricking the parents into offing their own kids.

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* ''Literature/TheWitches'' in Roald Dahl's book of the same name want to kill children because they can't stand the smell horrible.of them -- a child, particularly a freshly-bathed one, smells like dog's droppings to a witch. They eventually decide to turn them all into mice, because the parents would then poison, trap or otherwise dispatch the newly arrived rodent infestation, not realizing it was their children. The witches get sick satisfaction from tricking the parents into offing their own kids.
12th Aug '16 3:18:56 PM Morgenthaler
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* In the French comic ''ComicBook/{{Raptors}}'', the ancient leader of the new vampire order, Don Miguel Y Certa, who is also known as "The Devourer", has a particular fondness for children.
4th May '16 2:20:24 AM Dravencour
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Naturally, various media use these tales as source material for their own monsters. Some media monsters target children to use them as a slave work-force. Some drain their life energy to stay alive.

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Naturally, various media use these tales as source material for their own monsters. Some media monsters target children to use them as a slave work-force. Some drain their life energy LifeEnergy to stay alive.
15th Apr '16 6:14:41 AM Aribter-Nelson
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* Captain Mako, the shark mutant of ''VideoGame/CityOfHeroes'' has this on his record as if first big act of villainy. He killed off his orphanage because the other kids were taunting him for being a Mutant. Though actually we are never specifically told he ate the other kids, but considering his preferred method of murder in his adulthood and how he [[ImAHumanitarian disposes of the bodies]], it is pretty heavily implied.
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