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* ''Literature/DragonsInOurMidst'': In the third book, when Billy and Bonnie are traveling through the seven circles of Hell, they are warned that no food is safe to eat past a certain point. They encounter the Tree of Knowledge from the Bible, which always has one fruit hanging from it for each person around. Billy encounters a man at a table where ImpossiblyDeliciousFood is regularly brought and has no interest in leaving or doing anything but eat and wait for more food. In the next book, Bonnie says that when she died and went to heaven, she learned she was going to come back to life when an angel warned her not to eat from the Tree of Life, because mortal food would never taste good again if she did.


* In Egypt there is a very common saying (''"Law sherebt min Nilha"'', " If you drank from [her] Nile") which implies that anyone who has drank water from the Nile is bound to love Egypt and return. It is also the name of a very famous song.

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* In Egypt UsefulNotes/{{Egypt}} there is a very common saying (''"Law sherebt min Nilha"'', " If you drank from [her] Nile") which implies that anyone who has drank water from the Nile is bound to love Egypt and return. It is also the name of a very famous song.


* In ''Useful Notes /Egypt,'' there is a very common saying (''"Law sherebt min Nilha"'', " If you drank from [her] Nile") which implies that anyone who has drank water from the Nile is bound to love Egypt and return. It is also the name of a very famous song.

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* In ''Useful Notes /Egypt,'' Egypt there is a very common saying (''"Law sherebt min Nilha"'', " If you drank from [her] Nile") which implies that anyone who has drank water from the Nile is bound to love Egypt and return. It is also the name of a very famous song.

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* In ''Useful Notes /Egypt,'' there is a very common saying (''"Law sherebt min Nilha"'', " If you drank from [her] Nile") which implies that anyone who has drank water from the Nile is bound to love Egypt and return. It is also the name of a very famous song.
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* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'': [[Characters/SCPFoundationSCPs1000AndBeyond SCP-1323]] [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1323 ("A County Fair")]] appears to be a carnival run by TheFairFolk and anyone who eats food there has a 17% chance of becoming a permanent employee.

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* ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'': [[Characters/SCPFoundationSCPs1000AndBeyond SCP-1323]] In ''Wiki/SCPFoundation'', [[http://www.scp-wiki.net/scp-1323 ("A County Fair")]] appears to be a carnival run by TheFairFolk and anyone who eats food there has a 17% chance of becoming a permanent employee.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/RickAndMorty'' [[Recap/RickAndMortyS2E10TheWeddingSquanchers S2E10 The Wedding Squanchers]], while never clearly stated, the way that Rick bats the food out of Summer and Morty's hands on cob planet before fleeing in a panic suggests that either ingesting the food there or even spending too much time there might have biologically dire consequences.


* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'': Kai Opaka journeys to a planet where she was killed, but microbes in the atmosphere bring her back to life and heal her. The catch is that, in order to continue living, she can never leave that planet.

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* ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'': Kai Opaka journeys to a planet where she was is killed, but microbes in the atmosphere bring her back to life and heal her. The catch is that, in order to continue living, she can never leave that planet.


* ''Film/{{Troll 2}}'': Anything served to visitors in the town of Nilbog will turn them into goblin food.

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* ''Film/{{Troll 2}}'': Anything served to visitors in the town of Nilbog will turn them into goblin food.food for the Goblins that live there.


** Invoked when Harry tells Billy to not eat or drink anything while they meet with some Faeries. Apparently, however, you ''can'' use the ice cold water to bring your libido to its senses.
** In another book, Harry's inner monologue explains how it works: If you eat Fae food, it counts as the Fae doing you a favor, and you then owe that Fae one in return. Apparently, though, if a Fae offers you a perfectly mundane sandwich and can of Coca Cola, it doesn't count.

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** Invoked In ''Literature/SummerKnight'', when Harry tells Billy to not eat or drink anything while they meet with some Faeries. [[TheFairFolk Sidhe]], a fairy species. Accepting food or drink counts as accepting a favor, and it's an excellent way for them to get their claws into somebody. Apparently, however, you ''can'' use the ice cold water to bring your libido to its senses.
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** In another book, ''Literature/ColdDays'', Harry's inner monologue explains how it works: If you eat Fae food, it counts as working for the Fae doing you a favor, and you then owe Winter Court. Since he's spending that Fae one in return. Apparently, though, if time officially within Queen Mab's hierarchy, he can gain and perform favors services without accruing a Fae offers you running debt, something that was hinted at throughout previous works. Another fae, [[CatsAreMean Cat Sith]], was appointed to be Harry's "butler", meaning he could request a perfectly mundane sandwich and can of Coca Cola, Cola without it doesn't count.counting.


** In "Dad's Dungeon", Finn almost eats an apple that's part of a "flower trap", but [[GenreSavvy Jake grabs it from him]] and forces one of the witches there to tempt them to eat it instead. Apparently it turns the eater into a giant fruit, which is then consumed by the other witches (for an added NightmareFuel bonus, when they finish eating you can see bones sticking out a fleshy-looking core). Finn was savvy to do this, but was put off by a feeling of despair (the dungeon was created by their father to toughen Finn up and Jake reluctantly complying with their father's wishes, though, tells Finn soon enough).

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** In "Dad's Dungeon", Finn almost eats an apple that's part of a "flower trap", but [[GenreSavvy Jake grabs it from him]] him and forces one of the witches there to tempt them to eat it instead. Apparently it turns the eater into a giant fruit, which is then consumed by the other witches (for an added NightmareFuel bonus, when they finish eating you can see bones sticking out a fleshy-looking core). Finn was savvy to do this, but was put off by a feeling of despair (the dungeon was created by their father to toughen Finn up and Jake reluctantly complying with their father's wishes, though, tells Finn soon enough).


** In "Dad's Dungeon", Finn almost eats an apple that's part of a "flower trap", but [[GenreSavvy Jake grabs it from him]] and forces one of the witches there to tempt them to eat it instead. Apparently it turns the eater into a giant fruit, which is then consumed by the other witches (for an added Nightmare Bonus, when they finish eating you can see bones sticking out a fleshy-looking core.) Finn was savvy to do this, but was put off by a feeling of despair (the dungeon was created by their father to toughen Finn up and Jake reluctantly complying with their father's wishes, though tells Finn soon enough.]]

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** In "Dad's Dungeon", Finn almost eats an apple that's part of a "flower trap", but [[GenreSavvy Jake grabs it from him]] and forces one of the witches there to tempt them to eat it instead. Apparently it turns the eater into a giant fruit, which is then consumed by the other witches (for an added Nightmare Bonus, NightmareFuel bonus, when they finish eating you can see bones sticking out a fleshy-looking core.) core). Finn was savvy to do this, but was put off by a feeling of despair (the dungeon was created by their father to toughen Finn up and Jake reluctantly complying with their father's wishes, though though, tells Finn soon enough.]]enough).


* When the title hero of "Literature/ChildeRowland" goes to Elfland to rescue his kidnapped sister, Myth/{{Merlin}} warns him that to eat or drink anything in Elfland will prevent him forever to return to the human world.

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* When the title hero of "Literature/ChildeRowland" goes to Elfland to rescue his kidnapped sister, Myth/{{Merlin}} warns him that to eat eating or drink drinking anything in Elfland will prevent render him forever unable to return to the human world.world forever.


* Eating the food will [[InvoluntaryShapeshifting turn you into some creature of the realm]]. Oftentimes, it doubles as a skewed KarmicTransformation.

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* Eating the food will [[InvoluntaryShapeshifting turn you into something else]], usually some creature of the realm]].realm. Oftentimes, it doubles as a skewed KarmicTransformation.


* After you eat faerie food, all human food tastes like dust or similar, and nothing else can and will ever be appetizing. In some cases, it also has the nutritional value of dust, making regular meals not an option; with both versions, unless you have a steady supply of extranormal food, you're likely to waste away from starvation. [[ImpossiblyDeliciousFood Maybe it only tastes unappetizing by comparison.]]

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* After you eat faerie the food, all human food tastes like dust or similar, and nothing else can and will ever be appetizing. In some cases, it may also has have the nutritional value of dust, making regular meals not an option; with both versions, unless you have a steady supply of extranormal food, you're likely to waste away from starvation. [[ImpossiblyDeliciousFood Maybe it only tastes unappetizing by comparison.]]



* Eating the food brings InvoluntaryShapeshifting onto the one who consume the food. Oftentimes, it doubles as a skewed KarmicTransformation.

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* Eating the food brings InvoluntaryShapeshifting onto will [[InvoluntaryShapeshifting turn you into some creature of the one who consume the food.realm]]. Oftentimes, it doubles as a skewed KarmicTransformation.


* ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'': The trope gets an implied passing mention when Reynir gets offered a hot drink in the spirit world by [(spoiler:a dead Christian priest]], and asks Onni if it's okay to drink it. Onni says it's okay and actually helps himself to some cake a little later.

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* ''Webcomic/StandStillStaySilent'': The trope gets an implied passing mention when Reynir gets offered a hot drink in the spirit world by [(spoiler:a [[spoiler:a dead Christian priest]], and asks Onni if it's okay to drink it. Onni says it's okay and actually helps himself to some cake a little later.

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