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22nd Apr '17 11:11:50 PM CornwindEvilman
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* The title monster from Creator/StephenKing's ''Literature/{{IT}}'' is "the Eater of Worlds, and of children!"

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* The title monster from Creator/StephenKing's ''Literature/{{IT}}'' is "the Eater of Worlds, and of children!"children!"[[note]]Though, technically, It feeds on fear: terrifying its victims before killing them 'salts the meat'. It just primarily focuses on children because they almost always have simple fears that it can easily 'become', unlike adults, who tend to have more complicated fears.[[/note]]
7th Apr '17 10:01:02 PM TheBigBopper
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* ''Film/PansLabyrinth'': One task the young heroine Ofelia must complete for the Faun is to retrieve a precious dagger from the lair of The Pale Man, a grotesque humanoid monster with his [[EyesDoNotBelongThere eyes on his hands]] who sits asleep at a table where a great banquet is laid. Murals on the cieling of the chamber depict him cruelly killing and devouring scores of little children. On the way out, Ofelia succumbs to the temptation of eating from the delicious fruit on the table, causing the pale man to wake up and try to eat her; her fairy companions die trying to protect her, and she barely escapes with her life.

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* ''Film/PansLabyrinth'': One task the young heroine Ofelia must complete for the Faun is to retrieve a precious dagger from the lair of The Pale Man, a grotesque humanoid monster with his [[EyesDoNotBelongThere eyes on his hands]] who sits asleep at a table where a great banquet is laid. Murals on the cieling of the chamber depict him cruelly killing and devouring scores of little children.children, and there is a pile of shoes implied to be left over from all the children he's eaten. On the way out, Ofelia succumbs to the temptation of eating from the delicious fruit on the table, causing the pale man to wake up and try to eat her; her fairy companions die trying to protect her, and she barely escapes with her life. There's a reason his portrait is on the film's [[NightmareFuel/PansLabyrinth nightmare fuel page]]!
7th Apr '17 9:57:15 PM TheBigBopper
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* The [[EyesDoNotBelongThere Pale Man]], played by Doug Jones, eats babies in ''Film/PansLabyrinth''.

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* ''Film/PansLabyrinth'': One task the young heroine Ofelia must complete for the Faun is to retrieve a precious dagger from the lair of The Pale Man, a grotesque humanoid monster with his [[EyesDoNotBelongThere Pale Man]], played by Doug Jones, eats babies in ''Film/PansLabyrinth''.eyes on his hands]] who sits asleep at a table where a great banquet is laid. Murals on the cieling of the chamber depict him cruelly killing and devouring scores of little children. On the way out, Ofelia succumbs to the temptation of eating from the delicious fruit on the table, causing the pale man to wake up and try to eat her; her fairy companions die trying to protect her, and she barely escapes with her life.
6th Apr '17 8:24:39 PM Karxrida
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* The Dark Dragon God, Loputousu, and its current host in ''VideoGame/FireEmblem 4'' demand [[HumanSacrifice sacrifices of children ages 7 to 13]]. '''Large''' sacrifices.
** The midquel, ''VideoGame/FireEmblem5'', reveals that Loputousu and his cult are not "sacrificing" the children per se; rather, they are forcing them to fight to the death, with the winners being rewarded with positions of nobility in the Lopt Empire. That said, the vast majority of the children are killed in these battles.

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* The Dark Dragon God, Loputousu, and its current host in ''VideoGame/FireEmblem 4'' ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGenealogyOfTheHolyWar'' demand [[HumanSacrifice sacrifices of children ages 7 to 13]]. '''Large''' sacrifices.
** The midquel, ''VideoGame/FireEmblem5'', ''VideoGame/FireEmblemThracia776'', reveals that Loputousu and his cult are not "sacrificing" the children per se; rather, they are forcing them to fight to the death, with the winners being rewarded with positions of nobility in the Lopt Empire. That said, the vast majority of the children are killed in these battles.
12th Mar '17 8:09:36 AM DaibhidC
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* In the ''Series/{{Grimm}}'' episode "El Cuegle", the eponymous Wesen hunts down and kidnaps babies, intending to eat them at a specific ritual time. [[spoiler: It turns out El Cuegle get horrible visions of the future, and know these babies will grow up to be killers. The one in the episode hates what he does, but hates what happens if he doesn't even more]].
29th Jan '17 7:45:59 PM Gamermaster
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* In ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'', Arf threatens to swallow the nine-year-old Nanoha whole to get her out of their way, though it is unclear whether she meant this or not.

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* In ''MagicalGirlLyricalNanoha'', Arf threatens to swallow the nine-year-old Nanoha whole to get her out of their way, though it is unclear whether she meant this or not.was probably a bluff.
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.
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