Nightmare Fuel: Left Behind

  • Left Behind: The Kids, in contrast to the adult series, is the fate of a group of young men and women as they struggle to cope with the horrid apocalypse. Their parents have all disappeared, everyone's getting beheaded right and left, everything's out to get them, and the adults that are left don't give a crap if the people they're threatening with death all range in age from eighteen to thirteen. A thirteen-year-old died in an earthquake in the beginning of the series. Gruesomely. One Chinese kid gets drugged by his own dad in order to force him to take the Mark of the Beast. Also, half the adult figures that the younger characters respect end up getting killed off.
  • The entire setting is, in theory, rife with Nightmare Fuel and Fridge Horror. Between the Rapture making millions of people disappear instantaneously, the divine punishments visited on the world by God, and that wonderful period where Death Takes a Holiday, there's a lot of room for Religious Horror. Unfortunately, most of it remains as Subtext while we focus on the fight between the Tribulation Forces and the Global Community.