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16th Jul '16 2:46:13 PM Buck
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* It's not exactly subtle that Wild Bill is a representative of all the known evil since John is the second coming of jesus but Wild Bill has the reverse of Johns empathetic healing such as pain inducement (where he can induce pain in others and make it more painful). In the scene where Wild Bill grabs John while they are taking him to the truck. It's unknown if Bill did this deliberately to torment John after overhearing his abilities or witnesses Mr Jingles resurrection or if Bill used his own powers to torture John which also explains how he was able to resist Johns attempts to repulse him via his powers during the scene.

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* It's not exactly subtle that Wild Bill is a representative of all the known evil or at least the anti christ since John is the second coming of jesus but Wild Bill has the reverse of Johns empathetic healing such as pain inducement (where he can induce pain in others and make it more painful).painful) and pain transferal (where he can transfer a form of pain to another but knowing him this would be rarely used). In the scene where Wild Bill grabs John while they are taking him to the truck. It's unknown if Bill did this deliberately to torment John after overhearing his abilities or witnesses Mr Jingles resurrection or if Bill used his own powers to torture John which also explains how he was able to resist Johns attempts to repulse him via his powers during the scene.
16th Jul '16 2:41:18 PM Buck
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* John Coffey doesn't just parallel Jesus Christ-- he ''is'' the second coming of Christ. Creator/StephenKing said there was a ''reason'' he named the character John Coffey, after all. (Hint: look at his initials.)

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* John Coffey doesn't just parallel Jesus Christ-- he ''is'' the second coming of Christ. Creator/StephenKing said there was a ''reason'' he named the character John Coffey, after all. (Hint: look at his initials.))
[[WMG: Wild Bill represents the anti christ or is a reverse of John Coffey.]]
* It's not exactly subtle that Wild Bill is a representative of all the known evil since John is the second coming of jesus but Wild Bill has the reverse of Johns empathetic healing such as pain inducement (where he can induce pain in others and make it more painful). In the scene where Wild Bill grabs John while they are taking him to the truck. It's unknown if Bill did this deliberately to torment John after overhearing his abilities or witnesses Mr Jingles resurrection or if Bill used his own powers to torture John which also explains how he was able to resist Johns attempts to repulse him via his powers during the scene.
23rd Jan '16 9:51:45 AM nombretomado
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* John Coffey doesn't just parallel Jesus Christ-- he ''is'' the second coming of Christ. StephenKing said there was a ''reason'' he named the character John Coffey, after all. (Hint: look at his initials.)

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* John Coffey doesn't just parallel Jesus Christ-- he ''is'' the second coming of Christ. StephenKing Creator/StephenKing said there was a ''reason'' he named the character John Coffey, after all. (Hint: look at his initials.)
15th Jan '16 9:58:39 PM nombretomado
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[[WMG: John is somehow related to [[TheStand Abigail]].]]

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[[WMG: John is somehow related to [[TheStand [[Literature/TheStand Abigail]].]]



[[WMG: Wild Bill is the twinner of [[TheStand Poke]].]]

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[[WMG: Wild Bill is the twinner of [[TheStand [[Literature/TheStand Poke]].]]
11th Jan '16 12:30:17 PM lady_peaseblossom
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I know it's eye-rollingly obvious, but hear me out. You have someone who's part of a persecuted minority (Jesus was a Jew in a Roman-occupied part of the middle East, Coffey was a black man in 1930s America) and has extraordinary powers. While there are people aware of these powers, they still can't persuade the powers that be to spare him, and [[spoiler: he is eventually executed]], partly due to systematic persecution of his group. On top of ''that'', the man who [[spoiler:executes him]] is cursed to remain on Earth for the foreseeable future as punishment for killing a divine being.

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I know it's eye-rollingly obvious, but hear me out. You have someone who's part of a persecuted minority (Jesus was a Jew in a Roman-occupied part of the middle East, Coffey was a black man in 1930s America) and has extraordinary powers. While there are people aware of these powers, they still can't persuade the powers that be to spare him, and [[spoiler: he is eventually executed]], partly due to systematic persecution of his group. On top of ''that'', the man who [[spoiler:executes him]] is cursed to remain on Earth for the foreseeable future as punishment for killing a divine being.being.
* John Coffey doesn't just parallel Jesus Christ-- he ''is'' the second coming of Christ. StephenKing said there was a ''reason'' he named the character John Coffey, after all. (Hint: look at his initials.)
16th Sep '15 4:04:31 PM Kalaong
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I know it's eye-rollingly obvious, but hear me out. You have someone who's part of a persecuted minority (Jesus was a Jew in a Roman-occupied part of the middle East, Coffey was a black man in 1930s America) and has extraordinary powers. While there are people aware of these powers, they still can't persuade the powers that be to spare him, and [[spoiler: he is eventually executed]], partly due to systematic persecution of his group.

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I know it's eye-rollingly obvious, but hear me out. You have someone who's part of a persecuted minority (Jesus was a Jew in a Roman-occupied part of the middle East, Coffey was a black man in 1930s America) and has extraordinary powers. While there are people aware of these powers, they still can't persuade the powers that be to spare him, and [[spoiler: he is eventually executed]], partly due to systematic persecution of his group. On top of ''that'', the man who [[spoiler:executes him]] is cursed to remain on Earth for the foreseeable future as punishment for killing a divine being.
3rd Aug '15 3:25:42 AM Scaramouche
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Both were sadistic and took pride in their crimes.

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Both were sadistic and took pride in their crimes.crimes.
[[WMG: Coffey's story parallels that of Jesus Christ.]]
I know it's eye-rollingly obvious, but hear me out. You have someone who's part of a persecuted minority (Jesus was a Jew in a Roman-occupied part of the middle East, Coffey was a black man in 1930s America) and has extraordinary powers. While there are people aware of these powers, they still can't persuade the powers that be to spare him, and [[spoiler: he is eventually executed]], partly due to systematic persecution of his group.
10th May '15 3:28:48 AM zerohelix
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** It would probably be more likely to be the other way round since the mouse in Mousehunt is implied to be unnaturally old already.

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** * It would probably be make more likely to be sense the other way round since the mouse in Mousehunt is implied to be unnaturally old already.
10th May '15 3:28:11 AM zerohelix
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** It would probably be more likely to be the other way round since the mouse in Mousehunt is implied to be unnaturally old already.
19th Jan '15 4:12:18 PM mufukajones
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Think about it: Percy sheds a SingleTear, immediately empties his gun into Wild Bill, and goes catatonic. He is a petty, cruel, cowardly man who considers himself a badass. When he is shown true evil, he can't handle it. He automatically follows a visceral instinct to punish Bill, then his brain checks out.

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Think about it: Percy sheds a SingleTear, immediately empties his gun into Wild Bill, and goes catatonic. He is a petty, cruel, cowardly man who considers himself a badass. When he is shown true evil, he can't handle it. He automatically follows a visceral instinct to punish Bill, then his brain checks out.out.
[[WMG: Wild Bill is the twinner of [[TheStand Poke]].]]
Both were sadistic and took pride in their crimes.
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