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14th Jan '17 6:18:35 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''Literature/TheBelgariad'' and ''TheMalloreon'' feature demons as a one-shot problem in the former, and a serious threat in the latter. The series makes a point of stating that even a [[{{Mook}} normal]] Demon can't be fought without sorcery, another Demon, or the aid of a God; one of the antagonists is able to usurp control of an entire country just by threatening to unleash his hordes of Demons. Naturally the two [[DemonLordsAndArchDevils Demon Lords]] who put in an appearance later are just shy of indestructible.

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* ''Literature/TheBelgariad'' and ''TheMalloreon'' ''Literature/TheMalloreon'' feature demons as a one-shot problem in the former, and a serious threat in the latter. The series makes a point of stating that even a [[{{Mook}} normal]] Demon can't be fought without sorcery, another Demon, or the aid of a God; one of the antagonists is able to usurp control of an entire country just by threatening to unleash his hordes of Demons. Naturally the two [[DemonLordsAndArchDevils Demon Lords]] who put in an appearance later are just shy of indestructible.
23rd Nov '16 11:49:52 PM Tron80
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* Shows up from time to time in Franchise/TheDCU. ''Comicbook/TeenTitans'' has had to deal with Trigon, Superman has traded blows with Karkull, and even ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Batman]]'' has fought both alongside and against ComicBook/{{Etrigan}} the Rhyming Demon. ''Comicbook/TheSandman'' makes quite a few visits there as well.

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* Shows up from time to time in Franchise/TheDCU. ''Comicbook/TeenTitans'' Franchise/TeenTitans has had to deal with Trigon, Superman Franchise/{{Superman}} has traded blows with Karkull, and even ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Batman]]'' has fought both alongside and against ComicBook/{{Etrigan}} the Rhyming Demon. ''Comicbook/TheSandman'' makes quite a few visits there as well.well.
* In Comicbook/{{Supergirl}} story ''Comicbook/DemonSpawn'' the Innerverse -a PocketDimension spawned by Supergirl's dark side- is inhabited by legions of misshapen demons.
23rd Oct '16 12:37:38 PM SimiOfDoom
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* During ''[[Literature/HomecomingDrizzt Homecoming]]'', with the weakening of the Faerzress, the magical radiation barrier of the Underdark, all sorts of demons and demon lords start to pop up in the cave systems. The only way to get rid of them is killing them --and so banishing them from the material plane for a hundred years.
25th Sep '16 12:45:34 PM VoidHerald
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* The Malebranche in ''Literature/DisAcedia'' started out as this, although attrition and shortages eventually forced them to expand and recruit mortals among them.
11th Sep '16 1:51:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* ''ComicBook/BlackMoonChronicles'': The demons of hell are summoned in battle by Haazheel Thorn [[spoiler:and sent by Lucifer to TakeOverTheWorld after {{God}} is out of the picture]].
7th Sep '16 11:38:49 PM VVK
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** The actual [[ExactlyWhatItSaysOnTheTin Legion of the Damned]] are the ghosts of dead space marines, that show up on the battlefield to aid fellow Marines when the need is great. They sport armor emblazoned with flames and scorched bones, and they are described as being like smoky shadows in appearance, flickering like a flame in the wind as they plod across the battlefield.
17th Aug '16 1:57:17 AM AlgaeNymph
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* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' delivers in its usual fantasy-kitchen-sink fashion. Demons, Fallen Angels, the Devil, and all other shades of Hell exist, alongside all of Heaven, and the Nevernever, with the Fae, whos BlueAndOrangeMorality isn't evil per se but is often fairly destructive.

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* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' delivers in its usual fantasy-kitchen-sink fashion. Demons, Fallen Angels, the Devil, and all other shades of Hell exist, alongside all of Heaven, and the Nevernever, with the Fae, whos who's BlueAndOrangeMorality isn't evil per se but is often fairly destructive.
7th Aug '16 5:55:35 PM nombretomado
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* Shows up from time to time in TheDCU. ''Comicbook/TeenTitans'' has had to deal with Trigon, Superman has traded blows with Karkull, and even ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Batman]]'' has fought both alongside and against ComicBook/{{Etrigan}} the Rhyming Demon. ''Comicbook/TheSandman'' makes quite a few visits there as well.

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* Shows up from time to time in TheDCU.Franchise/TheDCU. ''Comicbook/TeenTitans'' has had to deal with Trigon, Superman has traded blows with Karkull, and even ''[[WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries Batman]]'' has fought both alongside and against ComicBook/{{Etrigan}} the Rhyming Demon. ''Comicbook/TheSandman'' makes quite a few visits there as well.
7th Aug '16 2:42:21 AM 9thOutworldsMan
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* The demons of ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'' are quite powerful, diverse and horrific. Every one of them were once humans who got hold of a [[ArtifactOfDoom Behelit]] and sold their souls and sacrificed those closest to them to the demonic gods of the Godhand in exchange for being reborn as demons. The Godhand themselves are servants of [[spoiler: [[GodIsEvil the Idea of Evil]], a quite evil God that governs the Berserk universe and manipulates events so that behelits get passed down to those destined to use them so that more demons and members of the Godhand get created]]. Needless to say, ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'''s world is every bit of a [[CrapsackWorld crappy place to live]] as the ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' universe.
** And, with the existence of Feudal worlds in [=40k=], it's quite easy to {{WMG}} that they're the same 'verse.
** The worst part? [[spoiler:The Idea of Evil only exists because humanity subconsciously ''[[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve wants]]'' it to exist. Apparently having demons to blame for your suffering is preferable to accepting that your pain is [[NeverMyFault your fault]] or worse, [[InherentInTheSystem no one's fault at all.]]]]

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* The demons of ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'' are quite powerful, diverse and horrific. Every one of them were once humans who got hold of a [[ArtifactOfDoom Behelit]] and sold their souls and sacrificed those closest to them to the demonic gods of the Godhand in exchange for being reborn as demons. The Godhand themselves are servants of [[spoiler: [[GodIsEvil [[spoiler:[[GodIsEvil the Idea of Evil]], a quite evil God that governs the Berserk universe and manipulates events so that behelits get passed down to those destined to use them so that more demons and members of the Godhand get created]]. Needless to say, ''{{Manga/Berserk}}'''s world is every bit of a [[CrapsackWorld crappy place to live]] as the ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}'' universe.
** And, with the existence of Feudal worlds in [=40k=], it's quite easy to {{WMG}} that they're the same 'verse.
live]].
** The worst part? [[spoiler:The Idea of Evil only exists because humanity subconsciously ''[[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve wants]]'' it to exist. Apparently having demons to blame for your suffering is preferable to accepting that your pain is [[NeverMyFault your fault]] or worse, [[InherentInTheSystem no one's fault at all.]]]]all]].]]
4th Aug '16 7:44:48 PM PaulA
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* The "feeders" from Terry Brooks' ''[[Literature/TheWordAndTheVoid The Knight of the Word]]'' novels ''almost'' fit the trope. Though they're dark and oozy and scary, they aren't very dangerous; they're more harbingers of evil than evil itself.

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* Terry Brooks' ''Literature/TheWordAndTheVoid'' novels:
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The "feeders" from Terry Brooks' ''[[Literature/TheWordAndTheVoid The Knight of the Word]]'' novels ''almost'' fit the trope. Though they're dark and oozy and scary, they aren't very dangerous; they're more harbingers of evil than evil itself.
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