WMG / Storm of the Century

The game really was straight.
There seems to be some assumption, both in-universe, and among tropers, that Linoge fixed the final game, and was lying when he said it was straight. However, he never lied throughout the rest of the mini-series. Ralphie might have been his preference, but he was fully prepared to accept any of the children.
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