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* UncannyValleyGirl: Perse is described as beautiful in her doll form, up until the moment one realizes she has a hidden third eye under the bangs. [[spoiler: Later in the seconds she attacks Edgar it is implied she also has an unnerving set of razor-teeth and claws.]]
* UndeadChild: [[spoiler: Tessie and Lo-Lo]]
* YouShouldHaveDiedInstead: After [[spoiler:Ilse Freemantle]] is murdered, Pam lets Edgar know that he should have died in the accident, which, to her at least, would have been a "Happy ending".

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* UncannyValleyGirl: Perse is described as beautiful in her doll form, up until the moment one realizes she has a hidden third eye under the bangs. [[spoiler: Later in the seconds Later, she attacks Edgar Edgar, and it is implied she also has an unnerving set of razor-teeth and claws.]]
* UndeadChild: [[spoiler: Tessie and Lo-Lo]]
Lo-Lo.]]
* YouShouldHaveDiedInstead: After [[spoiler:Ilse Freemantle]] is murdered, Pam lets Edgar know that he should have died in the accident, which, to her at least, would have been a "Happy "happy ending".


** [[spoiler:"My father was a skindiver.", the picnic basket in the attic, and the china dolls in the koi pond are among the most obvious. Some of her last words to Wireman also turned out to be helpful: The table is leaking," "Drown her back to sleep," "You will want to but you mustn't."]]

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** [[spoiler:"My father was a skindiver.", skindiver", the picnic basket in the attic, and the china dolls in the koi pond are among the most obvious. Some of her last words to Wireman also turned out to be helpful: The table is leaking," leaking", "Drown her back to sleep," sleep", "You will want to but you mustn't."]]mustn't".]]

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* AnomalousArt: Edgar's paintings


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* ArtAttacker: [[spoiler:Perse and Edgar both. Edgar uses a painting to kill Candy Brown, but Perse's possession of Edgar while he creates the paintings allows her to kill Ilse.]]


In this novel by Creator/StephenKing, a retired building company owner, Edgar Freemantle, gives an account of a chain of events that formed the strangest year in his life. Freemantle tells the story of events that took place four years ago on the little Floridan island, Duma Key. The prelude to this, happening some months before, occurs when Edgar is almost crushed to death in an accident with a crane. During the process, he loses his right arm, damages his hip, and suffers from loss of vocabulary and memory, and becomes prone to intense and violent fits of anger, especially when his injuries are causing him trouble.

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In this ''Duma Key'' is a novel by Creator/StephenKing, published in 2008. Though mainly a PsychologicalHorror story, it also includes quite a few of King's trademark supernatural elements.

In the book, Edgar Freemantle,
a retired building company owner, Edgar Freemantle, owner from Minnesota, gives an account of a chain of events that formed the strangest year in his life. Freemantle tells the story of events that took place four years ago on the little Floridan island, Duma Key. The prelude to this, happening some months before, occurs when Edgar is almost crushed to death in an accident with a crane. During the process, he loses his right arm, damages his hip, and suffers from loss of vocabulary and memory, and becomes prone to intense and violent fits of anger, especially when his injuries are causing him trouble.

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* [[DoorStopper Doorstopper]]

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* EldritchLocation: [[spoiler:The Eastlakes' first house, abandoned after the Perse incidents. Spooky apparitions and giant frogs!]]


** [[spoiler:"My father was a skindiver.", the picnic basket in the attic, and the china dolls in the koi pond are among the most obvious. Some of her last words to Wireman also turned out to be helpful: "Drown her back to sleep," "You will want to but you mustn't."]]

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** [[spoiler:"My father was a skindiver.", the picnic basket in the attic, and the china dolls in the koi pond are among the most obvious. Some of her last words to Wireman also turned out to be helpful: The table is leaking," "Drown her back to sleep," "You will want to but you mustn't."]]


* EveryoneIsSexierIfFrench: Linnie's boyfriend Ric.


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** French example: Linnie's boyfriend Ric.

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* EveryoneIsSexierIfFrench: Linnie's boyfriend Ric.


* AssholeVictim: Candy Brown, who murdered and raped a young girl, [[spoiler:is killed by one of Edgar's paintings.]]



* CloserToEarth: Nan Melda in the past, Wireman in the present.



* HidingBehindReligion: Ilse's boyfriend is devoutly Baptist and sings in a religious music group, but he still [[spoiler:cheats on Ilse with the girl he sings with]].



* RedandBlackandEvilAllOver: Perse wears a red robe and has black...hair?

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* RedandBlackandEvilAllOver: RedAndBlackAndEvilAllOver: Perse wears a red robe and has black...hair?


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* UndeadChild: [[spoiler: Tessie and Lo-Lo]]


* ArcWords: "La Lotteria"; "I can do this"; "I win, you win."

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* ArcWords: "La Lotteria"; "I can do this"; "It was RED"; "I win, you win."



** [[spoiler:"My father was a skindiver.", the picnic basket in the attic, and the china dolls in the choi pond are among the most obvious.]]

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** [[spoiler:"My father was a skindiver.", the picnic basket in the attic, and the china dolls in the choi koi pond are among the most obvious.]]obvious. Some of her last words to Wireman also turned out to be helpful: "Drown her back to sleep," "You will want to but you mustn't."]]



* IronicEcho: "I win, you win" on Ilse's childhood dress. [[spoiler:Then Edgar says these words to Perse after Ilse is killed.]]



* LastNameBasis: Edgar calls Wireman on his last name.

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* LastNameBasis: Edgar calls Wireman on by his last name.



* RedandBlackandEvilAllOver: Perse wears a red robe and has black...hair?



* SilverBullet: [[spoiler: Oh, alright, it actually is Sliver Harpoon, but you get the point]].

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* SilverBullet: [[spoiler: Oh, alright, it actually is Sliver a Silver Harpoon, but you get the point]].



* StringyHairedGhostGirl: [[spoiler: The twins, Tessie and Lo-Lo.]] AAAAHHHHH.



* YouShouldHaveDiedInstead: After [[spoiler:Ilse]] is murdered, Pam lets Edgar know that he should have died in the accident, which, to her at least, would have been a "Happy ending".

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* YouShouldHaveDiedInstead: After [[spoiler:Ilse]] [[spoiler:Ilse Freemantle]] is murdered, Pam lets Edgar know that he should have died in the accident, which, to her at least, would have been a "Happy ending".


* TheFinalTemptation: After everything is done and [[spoiler: Perse has been mostly dealt with, she channels the last of her energy and creates a sand-Ilse in order to negotiate with Edgar: to release her and get his daughter back. [[WhatYouAreInTheDark He refuses.]]]]



* SealedEvilInACan: [[spoiler: Perse, quite literally by the end of it. The protagonists know she is gonna return eventually but make sure to make it as difficult as they can for her.]]



* SpookyPainting

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* SpookyPaintingSpookyPainting: Several of them, by Edgar.
* UncannyValleyGirl: Perse is described as beautiful in her doll form, up until the moment one realizes she has a hidden third eye under the bangs. [[spoiler: Later in the seconds she attacks Edgar it is implied she also has an unnerving set of razor-teeth and claws.]]


* YouShouldHaveDiedInstead

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* YouShouldHaveDiedInsteadYouShouldHaveDiedInstead: After [[spoiler:Ilse]] is murdered, Pam lets Edgar know that he should have died in the accident, which, to her at least, would have been a "Happy ending".

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