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13th Jul '17 2:58:44 PM arbane
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* With their Ultimate Intrigue sourcebook, ''TabletopGame/Pathfinder'' now lets evil spellcasters create these on purpose via "False Resurrection", which returns a dead body to health but possessed by a fiend.

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* With their Ultimate Intrigue sourcebook, ''TabletopGame/Pathfinder'' ''TabletopGame/{{Pathfinder}}'' now lets evil spellcasters create these on purpose via "False Resurrection", which returns a dead body to health but possessed by a fiend.
13th Jul '17 2:57:57 PM arbane
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* With their Ultimate Intrigue sourcebook, ''TabletopGame/Pathfinder'' now lets evil spellcasters create these on purpose via "False Resurrection", which returns a dead body to health but possessed by a fiend.
16th May '17 5:51:16 PM Lopiny
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** This is also apparently how vampirism works in this comic. Durkon Thundershield was killed by a vampire and then raised as a vampire himself, but it isn't Durkon who's in charge anymore, it's a spirit servitor of the goddess Hel that inhabits his body. Durkon still exists, but is powerless to do anything about the situation other than exchange mental witty banter with the High Priest of Hel.

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** This is also apparently how vampirism works in this comic. Durkon Thundershield was killed by a vampire and then raised as a vampire himself, but it isn't Durkon who's in charge anymore, it's a spirit servitor of the goddess Hel that inhabits his body. Durkon still exists, but is powerless to do anything about the situation other than exchange mental witty banter with the High Priest of Hel. [[spoiler:And even then, the spirit in question isn't entirely divorced from Durkon; it's a sort of personification of Durkon at his worst, his very worst day when he cursed his homeland all to Hel for exiling him]].
7th May '17 2:03:40 AM DrFraud
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* The 1902 short horror story ''TheMonkeysPaw'' by W. W. Jacobs may the the TropeCodifier. A man wishes on a mummified monkey's paw for £200 to buy a house. He gets the money- after insurance coughs up for his son dying on the job. His wife then wishes for his son to be returned to them, and soon hears a knock at the door. But the father, fearing that his son has returned as he had died, in ragged shreds, burns the paw, before his wife can open the door; by the time she does, there is no one there.

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* The 1902 short horror story ''TheMonkeysPaw'' by W. W. Jacobs may the the TropeCodifier. A man wishes on a mummified monkey's paw for £200 to buy a house. He gets the money- after insurance coughs up for his son dying on the job. His wife then wishes for his son to be returned to them, and soon hears a knock at the door. But the father, fearing that his son has returned as he had died, in ragged shreds, burns the paw, paw before his wife can open the door; by the time she does, there is no one there.



* A Monster From Beyond The Veil shows up in ''Literature/SomethingWickedThisWayComes'' by Ray Bradbury as well. There's an electro-mechanical chair in the story that can bring a dead body back to a horrify mockery of life just long enough for magic to be used to heal the person.

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* A Monster From Beyond The Veil shows up in ''Literature/SomethingWickedThisWayComes'' by Ray Bradbury as well. There's an electro-mechanical chair in the story that can bring a dead body back to a horrify horrific mockery of life just long enough for magic to be used to heal the person.


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* In ''Haunted Legends 9: Faulty Creatures'' Alfred uses 19th-century scientific equipment and the help of the villain to reanimate his sister Louise, who promptly kills their brother Charles' fiance and stuffs their parents into the chimney.
24th Apr '17 9:59:32 PM Ferot_Dreadnaught
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The loved one returns, but they are not as pretty as they used to be. Actually, they are a [[BodyHorror hideous]], horrifying, [[EldritchAbomination insane monstrosity]], and the first thing they are probably going to do with their new life is brutally murder the hero. Which, of course, [[ItsUpToYou leaves it up to the hero's friends]] (and the hero, once they come out of their HeroicBSOD) to stop this unnatural abomination. [[TragicMonster For extra tragedy,]] [[IKnowYouAreInThereSomewhereFight some small part of the original's character may remain]], trapped in a monstrous body and [[AndIMustScream unable to control their actions]], often begging the heroes to [[ICannotSelfTerminate kill them]] before they hurt more people.

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The loved one returns, but they are not as pretty as they used to be. Actually, they are a [[BodyHorror hideous]], horrifying, [[EldritchAbomination insane monstrosity]], and the first thing they are probably going to do with their new life is brutally murder the hero. Which, of course, [[ItsUpToYou leaves it up to the hero's friends]] (and the hero, once they come out of their HeroicBSOD) to stop this unnatural abomination. [[TragicMonster For extra tragedy,]] tragedy]], [[IKnowYouAreInThereSomewhereFight some small part of the original's character may remain]], trapped in a monstrous body and [[AndIMustScream unable to control their actions]], often begging the heroes to [[ICannotSelfTerminate kill them]] before they hurt more people.
6th Apr '17 1:03:50 AM kome360
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** Also, keep in mind that demons are basically eldritch Shoggoth chaos that has been tempered and whipped into shape with rituals and masks, so they look human but are the personification of controlled chaos. Once a demon has 'died', its chaos will awaken and rip out of its corpse, quickly turning the former humanoid shell into a beast of multiple eyes and tentacle mouths.
6th Apr '17 12:53:51 AM kome360
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** Given how far the stick in [[spoiler:John Snow]]'s ass was when he was resurrected, probably the first one.
5th Mar '17 4:05:11 PM ShivaIndis
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* ''Anime/{{Nightwalker}}'' features a nightmare scenario in which Riho, a newly turned vampire, discovers that her deceased parents have returned from the grave as monsters. Shido, the progatonist and Riho's sire, re-kills the monster-parents in front of her, kicking off Riho's StartOfDarkness. The concequences are tragic and bloody...until the reveal that it's AllADream.
7th Feb '17 6:24:25 PM ShamusAran
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* ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'': Mottom is an evil, ancient hag-queen, but she's never actually died. Her husband, Hastet Om, has. Hundreds of years ago, they were married and, after months of sexual abuse at his hands, she finally [[EyeScream drove a dagger through his eye]] and thought that the end of it. Instead, [[spoiler:his corpse blossomed into the Tree of Woe, which provided her fruit granting eternal life ([[AgeWithoutYouth and temporary youth]]) in exchange for [[VirginSacrifice the blood of virgins]]. Eventually Allison, the comic's protagonist, reduces the tree to kindling.]]
6th Oct '16 6:06:45 AM Odacon_Spy
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-->Lisa: "Mom! Dad! Mr. Burns is a vampire! And he has Bart!"
-->Burns: "Why, Bart is right ''here.''"
-->Bart: [[CreepyMonotone "Hello, Mother. Hello, Father. I missed you during my uneventful absence."]]

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-->Lisa: -->'''Lisa:''' "Mom! Dad! Mr. Burns is a vampire! And he has Bart!"
-->Burns:
Bart!"\\
'''Burns:'''
"Why, Bart is right ''here.''"
-->Bart:
''"\\
'''Bart:'''
[[CreepyMonotone "Hello, Mother. Hello, Father. I missed you during my uneventful absence."]]



-->Optimus Prime: "Arcee, what did you see?"
-->Arcee: "Not Cliff. At least... Not any more."

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-->Optimus Prime: -->'''Optimus Prime:''' "Arcee, what did you see?"
-->Arcee:
see?"\\
'''Arcee:'''
"Not Cliff. At least... Not any more."
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