Nightmare Fuel: Star Wars Paranormalities Trilogy
While this trilogy can be funny at times, Star Wars: Paranormalities also has plenty of stuff to unnerve you.
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- The Forceless Collective. Aside from their usually creepy appearances, Forceless are also capable of possessing other creatures by entering through any openings in the body. To make it even worse, the hosts are consciously aware of what is happening to them and can do nothing about it. Not only are they forced to watch themselves do things they wouldn't do from inside their heads, they also feel everything that happens to their body including the various mutations.
- Maesterus in Chapter 2 - Old Wounds. While he's not all that villainous, the carnage he leaves behind can be somewhat unnerving, especially with some troopers and Jedi pinned to the walls by his bone-spikes. Oh, and about those spikes, some of the later artwork featuring them has some of his own blood running from the rupture points in his palms and down the spikes.
- Chapter 6 - Invasion. The Forceless invasion of Sleheyron. Lots of innocent people either die or are possessed. Zolph is naturally horrified that he's being forced to kill innocents if they are possessed (he was even forced to kill a child). And the worst part, both he and Grein know they won't even be able to save half the planet's population.
- It's not much better with the less innocent people either. One of Girdretto's lieutenants is pretty horrified about what's happening to some of his associates and is fearful of being possesssed, and he can be heard being possessed over comlink.
- Chapter 10 - Crippled: Doctor Thilid. She's a Quarren interrogator that likes to eat people's brains when she's done with them by pulling them out through their noses, a practice mostly associated with the Anzati in that universe and another race of squid-headed creatures she's named after. She would've eaten Menbar Mun's brain had Zolph not stuck his lightsaber in her. Even Maesterus finds her disgusting.
- Chapter 11 - Possession: Hydrojus. To describe its abilities, think of bloodbending when at its full deadly potential. Even the Galactic Alliance troops that accompany Zolph to either seal or kill it are horrified when they see what it can do. It also manages to temporarily hijack Grein's body.
- Chapter 13 - Parasite. Dynn Manthis's fate. You know that arm she got to replace the one Zolph cut off? It's sentient. The longer she has it, the more horrible things it does her, like repeatedly bending itself backwards (as part of exploiting a Force Bond between her and Zolph, and they can both feel it). Once it figures out her attachment to him, it mutates (or rather, mutilates) her body to the point of dependency on the arm for survival, she loses control of her body while she remains conscious, and there's nothing she can do about it; she can't even say anything about it. Once Zolph catches up to her Krantisi, it taunts him with the fact that one of them is going to have to die. Either Zolph lets it kill him and Dynn be subject to both physical and psychological torture for who-knows-how-long or he save her from torture but compromise her life in the process. The latter of the two happens.
- Chapter 14 - Despair. The results of it aren't much better either. This prompts Zolph to go on a rather violent killing spree of Valkoran personnel (not just for grafting that arm, but for having a part in the deaths of his parents as well, even though only a few of the Valkoran had anything to do with it). When Grein finds him, he is clearly slipping close to the Dark Side, and has to kick his ass to bring him to his senses. Even six months later, these events have still affected him.
- The ending of ''Chapter 2 - Guilt''. Zolph is attacked by a psychotic apparition of Dynn Manthis (which is taking on her mutated form when he mercy-killed her back in Episode I), has his prosthetic arm torn off, his eyelids cut open, and then disemboweled by her while she is pinning him on the ground before blacking out.
- What's worse is that in the cave, most people get premonitions of the future, but in Zolph's case, he was reliving an alternate scenario based on one of the worst moments of his life, and that the apparition was created as a result of Zolph's guilt for being unable to prevent Dynn's possession and death. Thankfully for him, none of those injuries actually happened to him, but he still would have been killed by one of his own hallucinations had Juganak not knocked him unconscious.
- "Chapter 3 - Remorse". Mandoculus continues the tradition of unusual biology among Archfiends, but he's also one of the largest Archfiends encountered so far and his eyes are on his shoulders and his tongue. Then comes the fact that he's only willingly fighting for the Collective so he won't be fully taken over. For him, Zolph shoving a grenade in his throat may have been a mercy for him. How many other Forceless-possession victims are willingly serving just to avoid this fate?
- "Chapter 4 - The Damaged" continues the Psychological Horror from Chapter 2. How much worse does it get you say? Dagobah had a strong Dark Side presence in one cave, but Korriban has it all over the planet. And it takes a Sith ghost mind raping Zolph to make him run into that apparition of Dynn again. And what's worse is that no matter what Zolph tries to do, she won't go away. Shoot her in the head? She'll reappear behind him and regenerate it. And she gets angrier the more Zolph tries to flee from her. And later, she reappears as a Faceless Eye on the ceiling with multiple arms.
- What's worse is the reason she's so persistent about killing him: Zolph subconsciously wants her to because he thinks his life lost all meaning when he failed to keep her from dying. As Zolph himself points out, if not for Grein's constant intervention, he'd either be dead or in an insane asylum.
- Away from the topic of Zolph's issues, there's the idea that a Sith Lord was able to create Forceless to serve him. If what Lord Azath says is true, then it's possible there may be other Forceless Collectives aside from the one they are currently fighting and that there's no true end to them.
- Neur is usually an adorably optimistic human-Twi'lek hybrid, but if her prosthetic lekku malfunctions, she will kriffing snap!
- Chapter 5 - Resolve. As soon as you'd think the Dynn hallucination wore out her welcome, she's stopped trying to pressure Zolph's previous Death Seeker tendencies and tries to bring up the idea of everyone (including his friends) being possessed by the Forceless Collective, while he - being immune to possession - will be alone and possibly killed by them. Thankfully, Zolph doesn't give in.
- Chapter 8 - The Enforcer. Emperor Valkor. Almost everything about him is terrifying. He's also cannibalistic. And what's even scarier? As Mursama learned, the people eaten by him don't die. They suffer far worse. You got to wonder how the rest of the Valkoran stay sane being on the same planet as him.