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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas'', a grove of trees with holiday-themed doors provides passage between Halloween Town and Christmas Town. Similar to "The wood between the worlds" in ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew''

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas'', a grove of trees with holiday-themed doors provides passage between Halloween Town and Christmas Town. Similar Town, similar to "The "the wood between the worlds" in ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew''
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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' introduces the [[PlaceBeyondTime World Between Worlds]] near the end of the show, which is basically this. Since it allows not only fast travel via fold space, but also TimeTravel, it is very dangerous to use, especially if put in the wrong hands. This is why only select individuals like [[BalanceBetweenGoodAndEvil Ezra]], [[IncorruptiblePurePureness Ahsoka]], [[GaiasVengeance lothwolves]], and [[{{Familiar}} Mo]][[BalefulPolymorph rai]] can access it, while [[BigBad Palpatine]], even while using Sith alchemy, can only stick his hand in. From what is currently known, there are portals on Lothal, Malachor, and Coruscant.

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* ''WesternAnimation/StarWarsRebels'' introduces the [[PlaceBeyondTime World Between Worlds]] near the end of the show, which is basically this. Since it allows not only fast travel via fold space, but also TimeTravel, it is very dangerous to use, especially if put in the wrong hands. This is why only select individuals like [[BalanceBetweenGoodAndEvil Ezra]], [[IncorruptiblePurePureness Ahsoka]], [[GaiasVengeance lothwolves]], and [[{{Familiar}} Mo]][[BalefulPolymorph rai]] can access it, while [[BigBad Palpatine]], even while using Sith alchemy, can only stick his hand in. From what is currently known, there are portals on Lothal, Malachor, and Coruscant. The "wood between the worlds" from ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'' are specifically stated to be an influence.

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* In [[Creator/DynamiteEntertainment Dynamite Entertainment's]] ''Franchise/FlashGordon'', the planet Mongo has a Valley of Portals that link to various other planets that they've conquered.


* ComicBook/{{Nightcrawler}} teleports by travelling through a parallel dimension. The black smoke he leaves behind while teleporting is that dimension's atmosphere.

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* %%Belongs in ExtradimensionalShortcut* ComicBook/{{Nightcrawler}} teleports by travelling through a parallel dimension. The black smoke he leaves behind while teleporting is that dimension's atmosphere.

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* The titular planet of ''VideoGame/{{Anachronox}}'' is covered in Sender Spikes that can transport a traveller to other spikes all over the galaxy.


* ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'' has the city of Throne, the hub of the wheel that is the multiverse, which was heaven back when the gods were alive and is now a WretchedHive. It holds several of the King's Doors, which link it to the 777,777 worlds/universes created by the gods.

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* ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'' has the city of Throne, the hub of the wheel that is the multiverse, which multiverse. It was heaven back when the gods were alive and but is now a WretchedHive. ViceCity the size of southern California. It holds several of the King's Doors, which link it to the 777,777 worlds/universes created by the gods.gods, and is ringed by the rest in the Void it hovers above.


* ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'' has the city of Throne, which is heaven, and the King's Doors, which link it to the 777,777 worlds/universes created by the gods.

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* ''Webcomic/KillSixBillionDemons'' has the city of Throne, the hub of the wheel that is the multiverse, which is heaven, was heaven back when the gods were alive and is now a WretchedHive. It holds several of the King's Doors, which link it to the 777,777 worlds/universes created by the gods.


* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew'' (pub. 1955) has a universe/dimension referred to only as "The Wood Between the Worlds". It's a forest that stretches as far as the eye can see, dotted with [[PortalPool pools of ankle-deep water]]. With the proper magic (such as the rings created by Digory's uncle) these pools become a portals to other universes, like our Earth or the land of Narnia. On the one hand the Wood is described as bright, peaceful and serene, but it is also completely silent and devoid of life apart from the trees and the grass. This seems to come with a dangerous, if not sinister side, in that it gradually induces drowsiness in anyone inside it, and eventually to sleep - potentially forever. All the pools also look exactly the same, meaning one can easily become hopelessly lost and never be able to find one's home pool again.

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* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew'' (pub. 1955) has a universe/dimension referred to only as "The Wood Between the Worlds". It's a forest that stretches as far as the eye can see, dotted with [[PortalPool pools of ankle-deep water]]. With the proper magic (such as the rings created by Digory's uncle) these pools become a portals to other universes, like our Earth or the land of Narnia. On the one hand the Wood is described as bright, peaceful and serene, but it is also completely silent and devoid of life apart from the trees and the grass. This It seems to come with a dangerous, if not sinister side, side in that it gradually induces drowsiness in anyone inside it, and eventually to sleep - potentially forever. All the pools also look exactly the same, meaning one can easily become hopelessly lost and never be able to find one's home pool again.


* The Star Gate in the ''Literature/SpaceOdysseySeries'' leads to a hub solar system at the center of the galaxy with portals leading everywhere else.

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* The Star Gate in the ''Literature/SpaceOdysseySeries'' ''Literature/TheSpaceOdysseySeries'' leads to a hub solar system at the center of the galaxy with portals leading everywhere else.

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* The Star Gate in the ''Literature/SpaceOdysseySeries'' leads to a hub solar system at the center of the galaxy with portals leading everywhere else.

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* [[FanFic/TheHeartTrilogy The]] ''[[FanFic/TheHeartTrilogy Heart]]'' [[FanFic/TheHeartTrilogy Trilogy]]: The Path of Dreams which [[spoiler:Irmo]] rules over is said to connect Middle-Earth ([[AlternateUniverse more than one version]] as it turns out) and [[TheMultiverse all alternate realities]] to Valinor via dreams. Kathryn at one point visits an [[AlternateUniverseFic Alternate Universe]] by touching the Path's gate per Irmo's command, and [[spoiler:Fankil]] believes the Path can be used to [[spoiler:find the Door of Night]].


* In ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas'', a grove of trees with holiday-themed doors provides passage between Halloween Town and Christmas Town.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas'', a grove of trees with holiday-themed doors provides passage between Halloween Town and Christmas Town. Similar to "The wood between the worlds" in ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew''



* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew'' (pub. 1955) has a universe/dimension referred to only as "The Wood Between the Worlds". It's a forest that stretches as far as the eye can see, dotted with [[PortalPool pools of ankle-deep water]]. With the proper magic (such as the rings created by Digory's uncle) these pools become a portals to other universes, like our Earth or the land of Narnia. On the one hand the Wood is described as bright, peaceful and serene, but it is also completely silent and devoid of life apart from the trees and the grass. This seems to come with a dangerous, if not sinister side, in that it gradually induces drowsiness in anyone inside it, and eventually to sleep - potentially forever. All the pools also look exactly the same, meaning one can easily become hopelessly lost and never be able to find one's home pool again.

* In''Literature/JonathanStrangeAndMrNorrell'' (pub. 2004) The King's Roads, created by John Uskglass, serve as a way to travel from place to place through mirrors. The Roads are described by magician Jonathan Strange as “...great stone halls that lead off in every direction," and with “canals of still water in stone embankments.“...staircases that rose up so high I could not see the top of them, and others that descended into utter blackness."

* The Neitherlands in ''Literature/TheMagicians'', specifically The Magician's Land (Book III, pub. 2014) The Neitherlands are an intentional variation on "The Wood Between the Worlds" of the Narnia series.






* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew'' has a universe/dimension referred to only as "The Wood Between the Worlds". It's a forest that stretches as far as the eye can see, dotted with [[PortalPool pools of ankle-deep water]]. With the proper magic (such as the rings created by Digory's uncle) these pools become a portals to other universes, like our Earth or the land of Narnia. On the one hand the Wood is described as bright, peaceful and serene, but it is also completely silent and devoid of life apart from the trees and the grass. This seems to come with a dangerous, if not sinister side, in that it gradually induces drowsiness in anyone inside it, and eventually to sleep - potentially forever. All the pools also look exactly the same, meaning one can easily become hopelessly lost and never be able to find one's home pool again.

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* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew'' has a universe/dimension referred to only as "The Wood Between the Worlds". It's a forest that stretches as far as the eye can see, dotted with [[PortalPool pools of ankle-deep water]]. With the proper magic (such as the rings created by Digory's uncle) these pools become a portals to other universes, like our Earth or the land of Narnia. On the one hand the Wood is described as bright, peaceful and serene, but it is also completely silent and devoid of life apart from the trees and the grass. This seems to come with a dangerous, if not sinister side, in that it gradually induces drowsiness in anyone inside it, and eventually to sleep - potentially forever. All the pools also look exactly the same, meaning one can easily become hopelessly lost and never be able to find one's home pool again.



























* The Neitherlands in ''Literature/TheMagicians'' are an intentional variation on "The Wood Between the Worlds" of the Narnia series.

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* The Neitherlands in ''Literature/TheMagicians'' are an intentional variation on "The Wood Between the Worlds" of the Narnia series.


* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew'' has a universe/dimension referred to only as "The Wood Between the Worlds". It's a forest that stretches as far as the eye can see, dotted with [[PortalPool pools of ankle-deep water]]. With the proper magic (such as the rings created by Digory's uncle) these pools become a portals to other universes, like our Earth or the land of Narnia. On the one hand the Wood is described as bright, peaceful and serene, but it also completely silent and devoid of life apart from the trees and the grass. This seems to come with a dangerous, if not sinister side, in that it gradually induces drowsiness in anyone inside it, and eventually to sleep - potentially forever. All the pools also look exactly the same, meaning one can easily become hopelessly lost and never be able to find one's home pool again.

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* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew'' has a universe/dimension referred to only as "The Wood Between the Worlds". It's a forest that stretches as far as the eye can see, dotted with [[PortalPool pools of ankle-deep water]]. With the proper magic (such as the rings created by Digory's uncle) these pools become a portals to other universes, like our Earth or the land of Narnia. On the one hand the Wood is described as bright, peaceful and serene, but it is also completely silent and devoid of life apart from the trees and the grass. This seems to come with a dangerous, if not sinister side, in that it gradually induces drowsiness in anyone inside it, and eventually to sleep - potentially forever. All the pools also look exactly the same, meaning one can easily become hopelessly lost and never be able to find one's home pool again.


* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew'' has a universe/dimension referred to only as "The Wood Between the Worlds". It's a forest that stretches as far as the eye can see, dotted with [[PortalPool pools of ankle-deep water]]. With the proper magic (such as the rings created by Digory's uncle) these pools become a portals to other universes, like our Earth or the land of Narnia. The Wood seems to have a dangerous, if not sinister side to it however, in that it gradually induces drowsiness in anyone inside it, and eventually to sleep - potentially forever. All the pools also look exactly the same, meaning one can easily become hopelessly lost and never be able to find one's home pool again.

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* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew'' has a universe/dimension referred to only as "The Wood Between the Worlds". It's a forest that stretches as far as the eye can see, dotted with [[PortalPool pools of ankle-deep water]]. With the proper magic (such as the rings created by Digory's uncle) these pools become a portals to other universes, like our Earth or the land of Narnia. The On the one hand the Wood is described as bright, peaceful and serene, but it also completely silent and devoid of life apart from the trees and the grass. This seems to have come with a dangerous, if not sinister side to it however, side, in that it gradually induces drowsiness in anyone inside it, and eventually to sleep - potentially forever. All the pools also look exactly the same, meaning one can easily become hopelessly lost and never be able to find one's home pool again.


* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew'' has a universe/dimension referred to only as "The Wood Between the Worlds". It's a forest that stretches as far as the eye can see, dotted with [[PortalPool pools of ankle-deep water]]. With the proper magic (such as the rings created by Digory's uncle) these pools become a portals to other universes, like our Earth or the land of Narnia. To prevent malicious exploitation, the realm induces sleep in anyone that stays too long.

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* ''Literature/TheChroniclesOfNarnia'': ''Literature/TheMagiciansNephew'' has a universe/dimension referred to only as "The Wood Between the Worlds". It's a forest that stretches as far as the eye can see, dotted with [[PortalPool pools of ankle-deep water]]. With the proper magic (such as the rings created by Digory's uncle) these pools become a portals to other universes, like our Earth or the land of Narnia. To prevent malicious exploitation, the realm The Wood seems to have a dangerous, if not sinister side to it however, in that it gradually induces sleep drowsiness in anyone that stays too long.inside it, and eventually to sleep - potentially forever. All the pools also look exactly the same, meaning one can easily become hopelessly lost and never be able to find one's home pool again.


* ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'' itself is a planet-sized portal generator created long ago that was discovered by pirate Captain Nathaniel Flint. Flint used the portals to surprise merchant ships and plunder them ruthlessly, then store the captured booty on the centroid of the portal mechanism. This was how Treasure Planet got its name.

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* ''Disney/TreasurePlanet'' ''WesternAnimation/TreasurePlanet'' itself is a planet-sized portal generator created long ago that was discovered by pirate Captain Nathaniel Flint. Flint used the portals to surprise merchant ships and plunder them ruthlessly, then store the captured booty on the centroid of the portal mechanism. This was how Treasure Planet got its name.

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