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13th Dec '17 10:17:04 PM Nylsa
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* In [[Videogame/FiveNightsAtFreddysSisterLocation Five Nights At Freddy's: Sister Location]], [[spoiler:[[Main/BigBad Ennard]] scopes out the player character's innards and uses this trope to escape from Circus Baby's Entertainment and Rental in the [[Main/MultipleEndings bad/real ending.]] The Custom Night cut-scenes show that [[RealityEnsues the skin starts to rot]], forcing Ennard to exit it and escape into the sewers.]]

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* In [[Videogame/FiveNightsAtFreddysSisterLocation ''[[Videogame/FiveNightsAtFreddysSisterLocation Five Nights At Freddy's: Sister Location]], Location]]'', [[spoiler:[[Main/BigBad Ennard]] scopes out the player character's innards and uses this trope to escape from Circus Baby's Entertainment and Rental in the [[Main/MultipleEndings bad/real ending.]] The Custom Night cut-scenes show that [[RealityEnsues the skin starts to rot]], forcing Ennard to exit it and escape into the sewers.]]
26th Oct '17 10:05:03 PM ornith
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** Brown University's John Hay (special collections) library has three; one is a large, beautiful anatomy text, with a label inside that says in Latin "this book bound in human skin", and two are small ''memento mori''. Bonus creepy: they keep the anatomy book in a vault in a sub-basement... along with the more valuable parts of the Lovecraft collection.
23rd Oct '17 8:25:54 AM FF32
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* In an early issue of ''ComicBook/{{Hellblazer}}'', John Constantine clashes with yuppie demon soul brokers. He is sitting in the house of a pair of them and thinking how normal everything looks when he notices that the lampshade has a tattoo.

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* ''ComicBook/{{Hellblazer}}'':
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In an early issue of ''ComicBook/{{Hellblazer}}'', , John Constantine clashes with yuppie demon soul brokers. He is sitting in the house of a pair of them and thinking how normal everything looks when he notices that the lampshade has a tattoo.
** The "Damnation's Flame" sees Constantine trapped in a hellish version of New York City, where he meets up with a group of survivors. He realizes a second too late he's walked into an ambush when he notices a man's leather coat has a face on it.



* In TheDresdenFillies , Harry Dresden travels to Equestria. Being herbivores, ponies don't use leather at all, so when Rarity and Applejack inquire about his trademark coat, he finds himself in quite a bind.
* In ''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/235148/friendly-fire Friendly Fire,]]'' Rarity threatens to do this to Apple Bloom [[IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer if she breaks Sweetie Belle's heart.]]

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* In TheDresdenFillies , ''Fanfic/TheDresdenFillies'', Harry Dresden travels to Equestria. Being herbivores, ponies don't use leather at all, so when Rarity and Applejack inquire about his trademark coat, he finds himself in quite a bind.
* In ''[[http://www.fimfiction.net/story/235148/friendly-fire Friendly Fire,]]'' Fire]]'', Rarity threatens to do this to Apple Bloom [[IfYouEverDoAnythingToHurtHer if she breaks Sweetie Belle's heart.]]


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* In ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'', SCP-507 (the "[[RandomTransportation Reluctant]] [[DimensionalTraveler Dimension Hopper]]") once ended up in a desert landscape where he met a helpful man offering food and shelter. 507 followed the man until he noticed his leather overcoat had no seams or stitches.
24th Sep '17 11:29:22 AM nombretomado
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* At one point in the ''[[{{Belgariad}} Mallorean]]'', Belgarath finds that the scroll holding a prophecy he seeks was made of human skin. This frustrates him, however, because human skin is ''terrible'' at holding ink, and the prophecy is now unreadable.

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* At one point in the ''[[{{Belgariad}} Mallorean]]'', ''Literature/TheMalloreon'', Belgarath finds that the scroll holding a prophecy he seeks was made of human skin. This frustrates him, however, because human skin is ''terrible'' at holding ink, and the prophecy is now unreadable.
3rd Sep '17 3:23:36 AM Silverblade2
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** And just when you thought SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker couldn't get any more disturbing than he already is, as of 2012 he's joined this club... [[spoiler:except it's ''his own flayed face'' that he's strapped in place.]] Eugh...

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** And just when you thought SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker ComicBook/TheJoker couldn't get any more disturbing than he already is, as of 2012 he's joined this club... [[spoiler:except it's ''his own flayed face'' that he's strapped in place.]] Eugh...
17th Aug '17 11:41:07 AM BeerBaron
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* In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'', the [[http://images.wikia.com/elderscrolls/images/d/da/Skyrim_oghma_infinium.png Oghma Infinium]] appears to be bound with the skin of every race of Mer you collected blood from to get it.
** ''[[http://www.imperial-library.info/content/confessions-khajiit-fur-trader Confessions of a Khajiit Fur Trader]]'' is exactly what it says on the cover: The tale of a Khajiit who made an absolute fortune selling the pelts of his fellow cat-folk, as well as Argonian leather. It all began with his brother's hide and went downhill from there.
** Based on some of their dialogue, it's implied that the Forsworn's armour is made from the tanned skins of the people they killed. The Forsworn are not nice people. At all.

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* In ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'', the [[http://images.wikia.com/elderscrolls/images/d/da/Skyrim_oghma_infinium.png Oghma Infinium]] appears to be bound with the skin of every race of Mer you collected blood from to get it.
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** The series' in-game book ''[[http://www.imperial-library.info/content/confessions-khajiit-fur-trader Confessions of a Khajiit Fur Trader]]'' is exactly what it says on the cover: The tale of a Khajiit [[CatFolk Khajiit]] who made an absolute fortune [[SapientFurTrade selling the pelts of his fellow cat-folk, kind]], as well as [[LizardFolk Argonian leather.leather]]. It all began with his brother's hide and went downhill from there.
** The [[GreatBigBookOfEverything Oghma Infinium]] is an artifact of Hermaeus Mora, the [[OurGodsAreDifferent Daedric Prince]] of [[TheseAreThingsManWasNotMeantToKnow Knowledge]]. It contains immense forbidden knowledge and is bound in mortal hides.
** ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'':
*** The [[http://images.wikia.com/elderscrolls/images/d/da/Skyrim_oghma_infinium.png Oghma Infinium]] appears once again, but this time is bound with the skin of every [[OurElvesArebetter race of Mer]] you collected blood from to get it.
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Based on some of their dialogue, it's implied that the Forsworn's armour [[YourTerroristsAreOurFreedomFighters Forsworn]]'s armor is made from the tanned skins of the people they killed. The Forsworn [[TheRevolutionWillNotBeCivilized are not nice people.people]]. At all.
27th Apr '17 3:39:29 PM REV6Pilot
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* There are examples that still exist of books bound in human skin. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthropodermic_bibliopegy There's even a proper term for it]]. It's not even prohibitively expensive to buy a 19th century volume bound in human skin, and [[https://roadtrippers.com/blog/harvard-discovers-three-of-its-library-books-are-bound-in-human-flesh three such books have been found in the possession of Harvard]]. Don't worry ''too'' much though: the skin was usually a byproduct of the dissection of cadavers in anatomy classes, and when it wasn't it was most often done at the request of the deceased in their will. There are also a few documented cases where the published records of the trials for particularly grisly murders were bound in the skin of the executed murderer, but these were the exception, not the rule.

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* There are examples that still exist of books bound in human skin. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthropodermic_bibliopegy There's even a proper term for it]]. It's not even prohibitively expensive to buy a 19th century volume bound in human skin, and [[https://roadtrippers.com/blog/harvard-discovers-three-of-its-library-books-are-bound-in-human-flesh three such books have been found in the possession of Harvard]]. Don't worry ''too'' much though: the skin was usually a byproduct of the dissection of cadavers in anatomy classes, and when it wasn't it was most often done at the request of the deceased in their will. There are also a few documented cases where the published records of the trials for particularly grisly murders were bound in the skin of the executed murderer, but these were the exception, not the rule. The Anthropodermic Book Project has identified 47 books alleged to be bound in human skin from libraries all over the world, of which 18 have been confirmed.



* Anthropodermic bibliopegy is the practice of binding books in human skin. The Anthropodermic Book Project has identified 47 books alleged to be bound in human skin from libraries all over the world, of which 18 have been confirmed.
27th Apr '17 3:37:28 PM REV6Pilot
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* There are examples that still exist of medieval books bound in human skin.
** Not just Medieval; it's not even prohibitively expensive to buy a 19th century volume bound in human skin. (Don't worry ''too'' much; the skin was usually a byproduct of the dissection of cadavers in anatomy classes, and when it wasn't it was most often done at the request of the deceased in their will. There are also a few documented cases where the published records of the trials for particularly grisly murders were bound in the skin of the executed murderer, but these were the exception, not the rule.)
** Three such books have been found in the possession of [[https://roadtrippers.com/blog/harvard-discovers-three-of-its-library-books-are-bound-in-human-flesh Harvard.]]

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* There are examples that still exist of medieval books bound in human skin.
** Not just Medieval; it's
skin. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthropodermic_bibliopegy There's even a proper term for it]]. It's not even prohibitively expensive to buy a 19th century volume bound in human skin. (Don't skin, and [[https://roadtrippers.com/blog/harvard-discovers-three-of-its-library-books-are-bound-in-human-flesh three such books have been found in the possession of Harvard]]. Don't worry ''too'' much; much though: the skin was usually a byproduct of the dissection of cadavers in anatomy classes, and when it wasn't it was most often done at the request of the deceased in their will. There are also a few documented cases where the published records of the trials for particularly grisly murders were bound in the skin of the executed murderer, but these were the exception, not the rule.)
** Three such books have been found in the possession of [[https://roadtrippers.com/blog/harvard-discovers-three-of-its-library-books-are-bound-in-human-flesh Harvard.]]
26th Apr '17 8:27:50 AM CosmicFerret
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* Anthropodermic bibliopegy is the practice of binding books in human skin. The Anthropodermic Book Project has identified 47 alleged books bound in human skin from libraries all over the world, of which 18 have been confirmed.

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* Anthropodermic bibliopegy is the practice of binding books in human skin. The Anthropodermic Book Project has identified 47 books alleged books to be bound in human skin from libraries all over the world, of which 18 have been confirmed.
26th Apr '17 8:26:53 AM CosmicFerret
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* Anthropodermic bibliopegy is the practice of binding books in human skin. The Anthropodermic Book Project has identified 47 alleged books bound in human skin from libraries all over the world, of which 18 have been confirmed.
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