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Homage to Nightmare Fuel:

 1 Demetrios, Mon, 19th Mar '12 12:27:49 AM from Northbrook, Illinois Relationship Status: Love is an open door
I know, you're probably thinking "What a strange thing to pay homage to :S" (even though it is one of the Tropes of Legend). There is a good reason for it, though. In my second volume, one of the main villain's avatars is based on his fear; that is, the fear he inspires in other people. To that end, the demonic minions he commands are based on the things that (in)famously scared us when we were kids. It seemed like an interesting theme to consider.
 2 Nightwire, Mon, 19th Mar '12 6:54:16 AM Relationship Status: Who needs love when you have waffles?
Aggressively Apathetic
That's not homage, it's just making use of the trope Nightmare Fuel in-universe.

edited 19th Mar '12 7:39:33 AM by Nightwire

Pray tell, what school of trangression is this?
 3 Demetrios, Mon, 19th Mar '12 8:44:18 AM from Northbrook, Illinois Relationship Status: Love is an open door
My mistake. ^_^;;
 4 Nightwire, Mon, 19th Mar '12 8:49:11 AM Relationship Status: Who needs love when you have waffles?
Aggressively Apathetic
Well, I recommend you take a look at Terry Pratchett's novel Hogfather for a very good use of Nightmare Fuel.
Pray tell, what school of trangression is this?
 5 Demetrios, Mon, 19th Mar '12 12:51:51 PM from Northbrook, Illinois Relationship Status: Love is an open door
The Discworld books happen to be on my reading list. :)
 6 Nightwire, Mon, 19th Mar '12 9:45:03 PM Relationship Status: Who needs love when you have waffles?
Aggressively Apathetic
Heh, how many did you read?
Pray tell, what school of trangression is this?
 7 Demetrios, Tue, 20th Mar '12 7:43:43 AM from Northbrook, Illinois Relationship Status: Love is an open door
I didn't get to it yet; my list is a bit on hiatus. ^_^;;
 8 Nightwire, Tue, 20th Mar '12 8:24:22 AM Relationship Status: Who needs love when you have waffles?
Aggressively Apathetic
I suggest you pay a visit to your local library and get yourself a copy whenever possible. I believe that anyone should be familiar with Terry Pratchett. [lol] He's one of the more progressive fantasy writers out there.
Pray tell, what school of trangression is this?
 9 Demetrios, Wed, 28th Mar '12 9:33:54 AM from Northbrook, Illinois Relationship Status: Love is an open door
Well, would you like to see at least one of the ideas I had, for shits and giggles? Pardon my French.
 10 Nightwire, Wed, 28th Mar '12 10:12:57 AM Relationship Status: Who needs love when you have waffles?
Aggressively Apathetic
Why yes, I'd love to. It'll be fun.grin
Pray tell, what school of trangression is this?
 11 Demetrios, Wed, 28th Mar '12 4:09:37 PM from Northbrook, Illinois Relationship Status: Love is an open door
Here's a clip of it. Enjoy. :)

Not much had changed in Tornado Alley at first glance.
“Uh, guys, isn’t the Moon supposed to be spherical?” Aristotle asked as we landed.
“Yes, why do you ask?” Max replied.
“Then why does it have an arm?” the chimp said as he pointed to it. We looked up, and the thing in the sky certainly wasn’t the Moon. It looked like a demon’s face with a small mouth that was nonetheless filled with needle-like teeth. Small bony ridges rose between its sinisterly-shaped eyes, and on its left side an arm stuck out at an angle like a lizard’s foot, equipped with five sharp claws. It seemed like it was looking down on us, both literally and figuratively, with evil intent.
“That’s no Moon, ” Max said.
“I knew you were going to say that, ” Anna said with a chuckle.
“No, he’s telling the truth. That’s merely an illusion. I can sense the magic cast to create it, ” Lily said.

edited 30th Mar '12 12:07:51 AM by Demetrios

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