Franchise The Dark Tower Discussion

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11:05:53 AM Aug 25th 2014
I wanted to put this here before taking any action: I'm not a huge fan of The Shill entry, as it implies that the conversation about King in these books is all riotously positive and complimentary. It's really not; King writes King as an addled alcoholic when he first appears, and there's a line at one point about King being a "talented writer who wastes his time" on projects of less importance. And Roland absolutely loathes King by the last book.
04:27:49 PM Nov 10th 2014
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I don't think King turning his alternate-universe version of himself into a flawed character diminishes the fact that King is clearly shilling his own, real writing.
08:30:00 AM Sep 14th 2013
Hi folks I need a bit of help with an example(s) from a Special Efforts thread. See InstantDeathBullet Sandbox for more details Links to threads are in the description.

Any help, suggestions, or other info can be posted to The Special Efforts thread

The aversion is likely a proper example but are there any other examples of instant death bullet in the Franchise?

  • The final book of The Dark Tower by Stephen King averts this when Eddie gets shot in the head. After being shot, the person lingers for several hours before dying.

07:54:10 PM Apr 1st 2013
edited by Morgenthaler
A request to people who've read these books: can someone update the entry for The Dark Tower for Super Weight? It's a Just for Fun homegrown ranking at TV Tropes of measuring characters' relative power in a story, divided into nine broad categories. The entry according to the old criteria was this (and can be found on the medium subpage's discussion page):

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