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A Spider-Man novel written by JimButcher in 2006 which serves as a sequel to a story arc within The ''Amazing Spider-Man'' comic (The start of which beings in ''Amazing Spider-Man Vol 2 #30'' if your curious). As is Jim Butcher's style, many tropes from the DresdenFiles appear here as well. The novel chronicles the life of Peter Parker/ SpiderMan as he attempts to defeat a trio of psychotic life-eating monsters who want him dead because he killed their brother by [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome injecting himself with radioactive material]] and then beating him down until [[TheRenfield the monster's assistant]] empties a Glock into him. The now-dead monster (named Morlun) has two brothers named Thanis and Malos, and a sister named Mortia. All three of them want to beat Spider-Man and eat his totemic life-force ([[LaymansTerms the power he has from being associated with a spider]]). Spider-Man is joined by his old flame [[DatingCatwoman The Black Cat]] as well as Doctor Strange and [[spoiler: The Rhino]] (yes, really). Our hero [[spoiler: eventually defeats [[ThreeAmigos the psychotic family]] with magic rocks and [[CrowningMomentOfFunny plays basketball with a Tibetan monk]]]]. ---- ThThis book provides examples of: * ActionGirl: The Black Cat and Mary Jane both fall into this catagory. * TheAllegedCar: MJ's rusty Gremlin. * BigDamnHeroes: Just when things are looking really bad, [[spoiler: Mary Jane]] comes in to save the day. * CanonImmigrant: Morlun was revealed to have a family in ''ComicBook/SpiderVerse'', although Thanis, Malos, and Mortia aren't part of it. * ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler: Also MJ's rusty Gremlin]]. * ContinuityNod: Quite a few to JMichaelStraczynski's run on ''SpiderMan'', notably Morlun and the whole "totemic hero" concept. * DarkestHour: It's the title of the book, plus Spidey has three, near-invincible psychopaths trying to eat his power and kill his family. Darkest hour indeed. * DefiantToTheEnd: Peter to Mortia. * DynamicEntry: "Boot to the head!" ** Mary Jane [[spoiler: drives a Gremlin through a chain-link fence and beats up an ancient monster with a tire iron, all while quoting Macbeth]]. * EnemyMine: Rhino and Spider-Man become this against The Ancients. * FatalFlaw: The Rhino acknowledges his. He has a temper, and he gets stupid. * GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex: Let's just say that Peter and MJ have a healthy sex-life and leave it at that. * NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Run in Morlun's family. Morlun, Mortia, Thanis, Malos? Death, death, death, and evil. These guys are [[CardCarryingVillain not afraid to let you know they're not good guys]] right off the bat. * ObliviousMockery: [[spoiler:[[EnemyMine The Rhino]] has a hidden pocket on his suit that he uses to [[BoringButPractical carry his cellphone]]. He had it made because [[WhoWouldBeStupidEnough "what kind of idiot designs suit with no pockets?"]]. Peter means to add pockets to his suit ''eventually...'']] ** [[spoiler: Rhino also mentions that he considered becoming a professional wrestler early on in his career, but stopped because he realized how "''stupid''" it would be to become a wrestling star [[CrowningMomentOfFunny just because he'd gained super strength]]. [[ContinuityNod Peter]] joins the Rhino in laughing over what a silly idea that would be.]] ** [[spoiler: [[RuleOfThree The Rhino]] also happens to complain about his first suit, which was bonded to his skin for some time before he got it off. He asks himself, "what kind of moron gets himself stuck into a costume he cannot even remove?". [[SchmuckBait Peter]] happens to notice his wife is ''vibrating'' from holding in her laughter.]] * ObfuscatingStupidity: It is suggested that Rhino is a lot smarter than he lets on. * PunctuatedForEmphasis: When Spider-Man demands that the Black Cat explain why she's trying to stop him from taking on the Rhino, "in five words or less," she answers, "It. Is. A. Trap...Dummy." Possible ShoutOut to a similar line from an episode of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''; "Out. For. A. Walk...Bitch."
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A Spider-Man novel written by JimButcher in 2006 which serves as a sequel to a story arc within The ''Amazing Spider-Man'' comic (The start of which beings in ''Amazing Spider-Man Vol 2 #30'' if your curious). As is Jim Butcher's style, many tropes from the DresdenFiles appear here as well. The novel chronicles the life of Peter Parker/ SpiderMan as he attempts to defeat a trio of psychotic life-eating monsters who want him dead because he killed their brother by [[CrowningMomentOfAwesome injecting himself with radioactive material]] and then beating him down until [[TheRenfield the monster's assistant]] empties a Glock into him. The now-dead monster (named Morlun) has two brothers named Thanis and Malos, and a sister named Mortia. All three of them want to beat Spider-Man and eat his totemic life-force ([[LaymansTerms the power he has from being associated with a spider]]). Spider-Man is joined by his old flame [[DatingCatwoman The Black Cat]] as well as Doctor Strange and [[spoiler: The Rhino]] (yes, really). Our hero [[spoiler: eventually defeats [[ThreeAmigos the psychotic family]] with magic rocks and [[CrowningMomentOfFunny plays basketball with a Tibetan monk]]]]. ---- ThThis book provides examples of: * ActionGirl: The Black Cat and Mary Jane both fall into this catagory. * TheAllegedCar: MJ's rusty Gremlin. * BigDamnHeroes: Just when things are looking really bad, [[spoiler: Mary Jane]] comes in to save the day. * CanonImmigrant: Morlun was revealed to have a family in ''ComicBook/SpiderVerse'', although Thanis, Malos, and Mortia aren't part of it. * ChekhovsGun: [[spoiler: Also MJ's rusty Gremlin]]. * ContinuityNod: Quite a few to JMichaelStraczynski's run on ''SpiderMan'', notably Morlun and the whole "totemic hero" concept. * DarkestHour: It's the title of the book, plus Spidey has three, near-invincible psychopaths trying to eat his power and kill his family. Darkest hour indeed. * DefiantToTheEnd: Peter to Mortia. * DynamicEntry: "Boot to the head!" ** Mary Jane [[spoiler: drives a Gremlin through a chain-link fence and beats up an ancient monster with a tire iron, all while quoting Macbeth]]. * EnemyMine: Rhino and Spider-Man become this against The Ancients. * FatalFlaw: The Rhino acknowledges his. He has a temper, and he gets stupid. * GoodPeopleHaveGoodSex: Let's just say that Peter and MJ have a healthy sex-life and leave it at that. * NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Run in Morlun's family. Morlun, Mortia, Thanis, Malos? Death, death, death, and evil. These guys are [[CardCarryingVillain not afraid to let you know they're not good guys]] right off the bat. * ObliviousMockery: [[spoiler:[[EnemyMine The Rhino]] has a hidden pocket on his suit that he uses to [[BoringButPractical carry his cellphone]]. He had it made because [[WhoWouldBeStupidEnough "what kind of idiot designs suit with no pockets?"]]. Peter means to add pockets to his suit ''eventually...'']] ** [[spoiler: Rhino also mentions that he considered becoming a professional wrestler early on in his career, but stopped because he realized how "''stupid''" it would be to become a wrestling star [[CrowningMomentOfFunny just because he'd gained super strength]]. [[ContinuityNod Peter]] joins the Rhino in laughing over what a silly idea that would be.]] ** [[spoiler: [[RuleOfThree The Rhino]] also happens to complain about his first suit, which was bonded to his skin for some time before he got it off. He asks himself, "what kind of moron gets himself stuck into a costume he cannot even remove?". [[SchmuckBait Peter]] happens to notice his wife is ''vibrating'' from holding in her laughter.]] * ObfuscatingStupidity: It is suggested that Rhino is a lot smarter than he lets on. * PunctuatedForEmphasis: When Spider-Man demands that the Black Cat explain why she's trying to stop him from taking on the Rhino, "in five words or less," she answers, "It. Is. A. Trap...Dummy." Possible ShoutOut to a similar line from an episode of ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer''; "Out. For. A. Walk...Bitch."[[redirect:Literature/SpiderManTheDarkestHours]]
25th Sep '14 4:43:54 PM Arawn999
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* BigDamnHeroes: Just when things are looking really bad, [[spoiler: Mary Jane]] comes in to save the dahy.
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* BigDamnHeroes: Just when things are looking really bad, [[spoiler: Mary Jane]] comes in to save the dahy.day. * CanonImmigrant: Morlun was revealed to have a family in ''ComicBook/SpiderVerse'', although Thanis, Malos, and Mortia aren't part of it.
31st Jul '14 8:45:15 PM EcliptorCalrissian
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*NamesToRunAwayFromReallyFast: Run in Morlun's family. Morlun, Mortia, Thanis, Malos? Death, death, death, and evil. These guys are [[CardCarryingVillain not afraid to let you know they're not good guys]] right off the bat.
8th Jun '14 6:31:51 AM CL
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* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: MJ + tire iron + Macbeth = CMOA * CrowningMomentOfFunny: It's Jim Butcher, so of course there are going to be some CMOF. ** "Boot to the head!" *** "Got it. No getting eaten." **** "Their weakness is ham on wheat?" ***** "I am the Rhino. My favorite movie is Rocky 4 and my turn-ons include exotic haberdashery and rubble." ** Special mention goes to [[spoiler: [[EnemyMine The Rhino]] talking about some issues he's had over the years, all the while unintentionally zing-ing Peter and making Mary Jane almost crack a rib holding in her laughter.]]
4th May '14 10:08:12 AM Retro7
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A Spider-Man novel written by JimButcher in 2006. As is Jim Butcher's style, many tropes from the DresdenFiles appear here as well.
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A Spider-Man novel written by JimButcher in 2006.2006 which serves as a sequel to a story arc within The ''Amazing Spider-Man'' comic (The start of which beings in ''Amazing Spider-Man Vol 2 #30'' if your curious). As is Jim Butcher's style, many tropes from the DresdenFiles appear here as well.
18th Mar '14 9:18:41 PM MitchellTF
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* FatalFlaw: The Rhino acknowledges his. He has a temper, and he gets stupid.
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* BigDamnHeroes: Just when things are looking really bad, [[spoiler: Mary Jane]] comes in to save the dahy.

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* DefiantToTheEnd: Peter to Mortia.
5th May '13 4:02:03 AM Lyendith
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** [[spoiler: [[RuleOfThree The Rhino]] also happens to complain about his first suit, which was bonded to his skin for some time before he got it off. He asks himself,[[NoOneElseIsThatDumb " what kind of moron gets himself stuck into costume he cannot even remove?".]] [[SchmuckBait Peter]] happens to notice his wife is ''vibrating'' from holding in her laughter.]]
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** [[spoiler: [[RuleOfThree The Rhino]] also happens to complain about his first suit, which was bonded to his skin for some time before he got it off. He asks himself,[[NoOneElseIsThatDumb " what himself, "what kind of moron gets himself stuck into a costume he cannot even remove?".]] remove?". [[SchmuckBait Peter]] happens to notice his wife is ''vibrating'' from holding in her laughter.]]
24th Mar '13 1:50:20 AM MinatoArisato666
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** [[spoiler: [[RuleOfThree The Rhino]] also happens to complain about his first suit, which was bonded to his skin for some time before he got it off. He asks himself;[[NoOneElseIsThatDumb " what kind of moron gets himself stuck into costume he cannot even remove?".]] [[SchmuckBait Peter]] happens to notice his wife is ''vibrating'' from holding in her laughter.]]
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** [[spoiler: [[RuleOfThree The Rhino]] also happens to complain about his first suit, which was bonded to his skin for some time before he got it off. He asks himself;[[NoOneElseIsThatDumb himself,[[NoOneElseIsThatDumb " what kind of moron gets himself stuck into costume he cannot even remove?".]] [[SchmuckBait Peter]] happens to notice his wife is ''vibrating'' from holding in her laughter.]]
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