These are what we call the 'YMMV items.' Things that some people find in this work. We call them 'your mileage might vary' because not everyone sees these things in the same way. This starts discussions in the trope lists, a thing we don't want. Please use the discussion page if you'd like to discuss any of these items.
Fanon Discontinuity: There is said to be a group of fans of the story that refuse to acknowledge that everyone died from the barnacle's ugliness, preferring that that nothing bad happened due to the barnacle's ugliness.