History NightmareFuel / Watchmen

2nd Dec '17 7:25:28 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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--> '''Rorschach''' (mask now has blood spatters): ''Men...get arrest.....'''''''Dogs get put down''''' *[[UnstoppableRage proceeds to slam the meat cleaver repeatedly on the kidnapper's dead]]*

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--> '''Rorschach''' (mask now has blood spatters): spatters): ''Men...get arrest.....'''''''Dogs get put down''''' *[[UnstoppableRage proceeds to slam the meat cleaver repeatedly on the kidnapper's dead]]*head]]*
2nd Dec '17 7:24:47 PM BronyoftheOctaves
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* A lingering implication or possibility at the end that [[spoiler:Veidt's]] actions to unite the world, [[MoralEventHorizon horrific]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist though]] [[KillThemAll they]] [[BatmanGambit were]], were all for nothing.

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* A lingering implication or possibility at the end that [[spoiler:Veidt's]] actions to unite the world, [[MoralEventHorizon horrific]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist though]] [[KillThemAll they]] [[BatmanGambit were]], were all for nothing.nothing.
* The movie version of how Rorschach's StartOfDarkness is both this and a TearJerker: During the investigation of a missing child named Blaire Roche, Rorschach finds her burned clothing in the kidnapper's burner and even sees his dogs ''eating her bones''. While the events play out like in the comic (Rorschach throwing the killer's dead dogs at him through the window and handcuffing him to the burner), something is changed. Instead of setting him on fire, Rorschach ''slams a meat cleaver on the killer's head''. '''Repeatedly'''. What makes it chilling is both Rorschach's mask displaying BerserkerTears and the utter mental breakdown he's enduring after hearing the killer [[TooDumbToLive bluntly admit he did kill Blaire and wants Rorschach to arrest him because "he has problems"]] and even ''[[LaughingMad begins laughing quietly]]'' as he struggles with the idea of killing the kidnapper.
--> '''Rorschach''' (mask now has blood spatters): ''Men...get arrest.....'''''''Dogs get put down''''' *[[UnstoppableRage proceeds to slam the meat cleaver repeatedly on the kidnapper's dead]]*
25th Nov '17 8:09:38 PM Scoutstr295
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*** Even more haunting is the fact Rorschach's psychiatrist is quite seriously affected by this, to the point it causes a spat with his wife and causes him to lose all hope and become something of a nihilist. ParanoiaFuel for the readers - talking to someone like Rorschach, even for a few days, will cause you, inevitably, to [[GoMadFromTheRevelation collapse into depression]].

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*** ** Even more haunting is the fact Rorschach's psychiatrist is quite seriously affected by this, to the point it causes a spat with his wife and causes him to lose all hope and become something of a nihilist. ParanoiaFuel for the readers - talking to someone like Rorschach, even for a few days, will cause you, inevitably, to [[GoMadFromTheRevelation collapse into depression]].
20th Sep '17 2:45:16 PM TypeProton
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* The bit where Adrian opens up the vivarium dome and lets the snow in to cover the dead bodies of his three associates is truly unnerving. It can take more than one read-through of the comic before it even hits you as to what the hell just happened.

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* The bit where Adrian opens up the vivarium dome and lets [[spoiler:lets the snow in to cover the dead bodies of his three associates associates]] is truly unnerving. It can take more than one read-through of the comic before it even hits you as to what the hell just happened.



** As for what brought Dreiberg to such violent extremes? [[MoralEventHorizon The gruesome murder of his idol]], mentor and friend Mason by a sociopathic punk named Derf was both extremely violent and sad, as Mason was a retired hero and was ambushed and killed "by his own trophy breaking his skull". If there was anything pleasant out of Ozymandias crime was that douche's bloody corpse.

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** As for what brought Dreiberg to such violent extremes? [[MoralEventHorizon [[spoiler:[[MoralEventHorizon The gruesome murder of his idol]], mentor and friend Mason Mason]] by a sociopathic punk named Derf was both extremely violent and sad, as Mason [[spoiler:Mason was a retired hero hero]] and was ambushed and killed "by his own trophy breaking his skull". If there was anything pleasant out of Ozymandias crime [[spoiler:Ozymandias' crime]], it was that douche's bloody corpse.



*** Three little kids, all dressed up for Halloween, are trick-or-treating. They come to a place they go to every year. The guy who lives there used to be a superhero, and he's an awesome guy. Friendly and always there to help. And then they see a bunch of thugs leaving the place. The door is open. They walk up the steps, trying to tell Hollis Mason they're here for trick-or-treating, like every other year. And they find the whole place trashed completely. And there, on the floor, is the body of Hollis Mason, with his skull caved in. In full view for them to see. That's how you get scarred for life right there.
* Veidt's ultimate plan ''weaponizes'' in-universe NightmareFuel, where the mock-up "alien squid's" psychic attack incorporates fictional alien worlds invented by a professional science fiction novelist, which adds to the overwhelming effect on those killed and will be burned into the minds of the survivors.
* A lingering implication or possibility at the end of the comic that Veidt's actions to unite the world, [[MoralEventHorizon horrific]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist though]] [[KillThemAll they]] [[BatmanGambit were]], were all for nothing.

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*** Three little kids, all dressed up for Halloween, are trick-or-treating. They come to a place they go to every year. The guy who lives there used to be a superhero, and he's an awesome guy. Friendly and always there to help. And then they see a bunch of thugs leaving the place. The door is open. They walk up the steps, trying to tell Hollis Mason they're here for trick-or-treating, like every other year. And they find the whole place trashed completely. And there, on the floor, is the body [[spoiler:body of Hollis Mason, Mason]], with his skull caved in. In full view for them to see. That's how you get scarred for life right there.
* Veidt's [[spoiler:Veidt]]'s ultimate plan ''weaponizes'' in-universe NightmareFuel, where the mock-up "alien squid's" psychic attack incorporates fictional alien worlds invented by a professional science fiction novelist, which adds to the overwhelming effect on those killed and will be burned into the minds of the survivors.
* A lingering implication or possibility at the end of the comic that Veidt's [[spoiler:Veidt's]] actions to unite the world, [[MoralEventHorizon horrific]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist though]] [[KillThemAll they]] [[BatmanGambit were]], were all for nothing.
31st Aug '17 1:58:51 PM Ilya_Rysenkov
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* A lingering implication at the end of the comic that Veidt's actions to unite the world, [[MoralEventHorizon horrific]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist though]] [[KillThemAll they]] [[BatmanGambit were]], were all for nothing.

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* A lingering implication or possibility at the end of the comic that Veidt's actions to unite the world, [[MoralEventHorizon horrific]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist though]] [[KillThemAll they]] [[BatmanGambit were]], were all for nothing.
5th Jul '17 2:02:36 PM Ilya_Rysenkov
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* Veidt's ultimate plan ''weaponizes'' in-universe NightmareFuel, where the mock-up "alien squid's" psychic attack incorporates fictional alien worlds invented by a professional science fiction novelist, which adds to the overwhelming effect on those killed and will be burned into the minds of the survivors.

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* Veidt's ultimate plan ''weaponizes'' in-universe NightmareFuel, where the mock-up "alien squid's" psychic attack incorporates fictional alien worlds invented by a professional science fiction novelist, which adds to the overwhelming effect on those killed and will be burned into the minds of the survivors.survivors.
* A lingering implication at the end of the comic that Veidt's actions to unite the world, [[MoralEventHorizon horrific]] [[WellIntentionedExtremist though]] [[KillThemAll they]] [[BatmanGambit were]], were all for nothing.
3rd Jul '17 11:23:14 AM Ilya_Rysenkov
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20th Mar '17 12:52:11 AM Caswin
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* Veidt's ultimate plan ''weaponizes'' in-universe NightmareFuel, where the mock-up "alien squid's" psychic attack incorporates fictional alien worlds by a famous sci-fi novelist, which adds to the overwhelming effect on those killed and will be burned into the minds of the survivors.

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* Veidt's ultimate plan ''weaponizes'' in-universe NightmareFuel, where the mock-up "alien squid's" psychic attack incorporates fictional alien worlds invented by a famous sci-fi professional science fiction novelist, which adds to the overwhelming effect on those killed and will be burned into the minds of the survivors.
20th Mar '17 12:51:30 AM Caswin
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*** Three little kids, all dressed up for Halloween, are trick-or-treating. They come to a place they go to every year. The guy who lives there used to be a superhero, and he's an awesome guy. Friendly and always there to help. And then they see a bunch of thugs leaving the place. The door is open. They walk up the steps, trying to tell Hollis Mason they're here for trick-or-treating, like every other year. And they find the whole place trashed completely. And there, on the floor, is the body of Hollis Mason, with his skull caved in. In full view for them to see. That's how you get scarred for life right there.

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*** Three little kids, all dressed up for Halloween, are trick-or-treating. They come to a place they go to every year. The guy who lives there used to be a superhero, and he's an awesome guy. Friendly and always there to help. And then they see a bunch of thugs leaving the place. The door is open. They walk up the steps, trying to tell Hollis Mason they're here for trick-or-treating, like every other year. And they find the whole place trashed completely. And there, on the floor, is the body of Hollis Mason, with his skull caved in. In full view for them to see. That's how you get scarred for life right there.there.
* Veidt's ultimate plan ''weaponizes'' in-universe NightmareFuel, where the mock-up "alien squid's" psychic attack incorporates fictional alien worlds by a famous sci-fi novelist, which adds to the overwhelming effect on those killed and will be burned into the minds of the survivors.
17th Mar '17 6:43:05 AM KJC29
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** Just for a few examples; an inmate gets his arms sawed off, Dr. Manhattan explodes people into bloody mush, [[spoiler: The Comedian]] gets brutally beaten and then thrown out a window, elbows and knees get snapped like twigs, [[spoiler: Jon Osterman]] gets graphically disintegrated, a secretary gets shot through the leg, (and gets two fingers blown off in the Director's Cut), boiling hot cooking oil gets thrown in an inmate's face, a Vietnamese soldier gets his leg blown off before being burned alive with a flamethrower, and so much more.

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** Just for a few examples; an inmate gets his arms sawed off, Dr. Manhattan explodes people into bloody mush, [[spoiler: The Comedian]] gets brutally beaten and then thrown out a window, elbows and knees get snapped like twigs, [[spoiler: Jon Osterman]] gets graphically disintegrated, a secretary gets shot through the leg, (and gets two fingers blown off in the Director's Cut), boiling hot cooking oil gets thrown in an inmate's face, a Vietnamese soldier gets his leg blown off before being burned alive with a flamethrower, and so much more. All on-screen.
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