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* Jia aging. As if the concept itself wasn't bad enough, the description has a number of things in common with the [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade death of Donovan]]]] and it was fairly clear if he hadn't been stopped, Chao would have [[RapidAging aged her to her death]].

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* Jia aging. As if the concept itself wasn't bad enough, the description has a number of things in common with the [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade death of Donovan]]]] Donovan]] and it was fairly clear if he hadn't been stopped, Chao would have [[RapidAging aged her to her death]].


* Jia aging. As if the concept itself wasn't bad enough, the description has a number of things in common with the [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade death of Donovan]]]] and it was fairly clear if he hadn't been stopped, Chao would have [[spoiler:[[RapidAging aged her to her death]].

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* Jia aging. As if the concept itself wasn't bad enough, the description has a number of things in common with the [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade death of Donovan]]]] and it was fairly clear if he hadn't been stopped, Chao would have [[spoiler:[[RapidAging [[RapidAging aged her to her death]].


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* [[spoiler:Monkey]]'s RoomFullOfCrazy: "I like dead bananas." That the trope appears at all is disturbing enough, but the nature of it (numerous drawings of Po, Shifu, and the Five being done away with in messy ways, obsessive rants against Tai Lung, "DIE DIE DIE" being written everywhere) and whose room it is are what push it over the edge. It even scares Po and Jia.
* Qinghe, in the NothingIsScarier sense. A totally empty, abandoned town, where everyone has fled for an unknown reason into the desert, leaving behind toys, clothes, food, weapons, everything they would need to survive...eye-like windows and open doors everywhere, no one manning the ferry, the fields filled with only the whisper of the wind...[[spoiler:and every grave in the town cemetery open, the bodies all taken with them]].
* The Changs’ basement and what Zhuang finds there: [[spoiler:the two elephants left suspended from grappling hooks from the ceiling, slowly and agonizingly bleeding to death]], with Chao [[EmotionEater living off of and growing powerful from their fear, horror, and pain]], while being [[ForcedToWatch forced to look at]] their dead son, until he finally allowed them to die. Oh, and Chang had suffered [[spoiler:EyeScream]].
* Chao [[spoiler:corrupting the Sacred Pool]]. The fact the author explicitly identified the scene as a ShoutOut to [[Disney/{{Fantasia}} Chernabog's "Night on Bald Mountain" sequence]] should be enough all by itself, and the idea of [[spoiler:the pool]] becoming a thing of evil and horror would be disturbing too, but there's also the fact that the profaned waters actually kill all life around them as they flow down the mountainside. That this is all just the precursor to [[spoiler:the whole Valley becoming PeoplePuppets]] only makes it worse.
* Shifu’s premonition. In general the scene is practically a re-enactment in vision form of Chao [[spoiler:corrupting the Sacred Pool]] and a {{Foreshadowing}} of the upcoming [[spoiler:PeoplePuppets]]. Add in the sense that doom is coming for Tai Lung, and the whole Valley...
* The trial, with [[spoiler:everyone as PeoplePuppets]]. It's bad enough it's a KangarooCourt out for blood, but when a bit of aid from [[spoiler:Oogway's staff]] lets Shifu see what is really going on...[[spoiler:well, wouldn't you be rather chilled and terrified to see everyone around you as a shadow-cloaked, [[RedEyesTakeWarning red-eyed]], demonic figure?]]

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* [[spoiler:Monkey]]'s Monkey's RoomFullOfCrazy: "I like dead bananas." That the trope appears at all is disturbing enough, but the nature of it (numerous drawings of Po, Shifu, and the Five being done away with in messy ways, obsessive rants against Tai Lung, "DIE DIE DIE" being written everywhere) and whose room it is are what push it over the edge. It even scares Po and Jia.
* Qinghe, in the NothingIsScarier sense. A totally empty, abandoned town, where everyone has fled for an unknown reason into the desert, leaving behind toys, clothes, food, weapons, everything they would need to survive...eye-like windows and open doors everywhere, no one manning the ferry, the fields filled with only the whisper of the wind...[[spoiler:and and every grave in the town cemetery open, the bodies all taken with them]].
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* The Changs’ basement and what Zhuang finds there: [[spoiler:the the two elephants left suspended from grappling hooks from the ceiling, slowly and agonizingly bleeding to death]], death, with Chao [[EmotionEater living off of and growing powerful from their fear, horror, and pain]], while being [[ForcedToWatch forced to look at]] their dead son, until he finally allowed them to die. Oh, and Chang had suffered [[spoiler:EyeScream]].EyeScream.
* Chao [[spoiler:corrupting corrupting the Sacred Pool]]. Pool. The fact the author explicitly identified the scene as a ShoutOut to [[Disney/{{Fantasia}} Chernabog's "Night on Bald Mountain" sequence]] should be enough all by itself, and the idea of [[spoiler:the pool]] the pool becoming a thing of evil and horror would be disturbing too, but there's also the fact that the profaned waters actually kill all life around them as they flow down the mountainside. That this is all just the precursor to [[spoiler:the the whole Valley becoming PeoplePuppets]] PeoplePuppets only makes it worse.
* Shifu’s premonition. In general the scene is practically a re-enactment in vision form of Chao [[spoiler:corrupting corrupting the Sacred Pool]] Pool and a {{Foreshadowing}} of the upcoming [[spoiler:PeoplePuppets]].PeoplePuppets. Add in the sense that doom is coming for Tai Lung, and the whole Valley...
* The trial, with [[spoiler:everyone everyone as PeoplePuppets]]. PeoplePuppets. It's bad enough it's a KangarooCourt out for blood, but when a bit of aid from [[spoiler:Oogway's staff]] Oogway's staff lets Shifu see what is really going on...[[spoiler:well, well, wouldn't you be rather chilled and terrified to see everyone around you as a shadow-cloaked, [[RedEyesTakeWarning red-eyed]], demonic figure?]]figure?



* Jia [[spoiler:aging]]. As if the concept itself wasn't bad enough, the description has a number of things in common with [[spoiler:the [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade death of Donovan]]]] and it was fairly clear if he hadn't been stopped, Chao would have [[spoiler:[[RapidAging aged her to her death]]]].
* The gigantic demon which [[spoiler:the yaoguai [[FusionDance join to form]]]]. It's storyboarded in ''Art of Kung Fu Panda'' and looks rather terrifying there. Its appearance in this story lives up to the imagery.
* Chao's death. [[spoiler:Not just ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice, but [[HolyBurnsEvil roasted by holy fire]], with a melt-and-dissolve worthy of ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'', [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill and then]] he explodes.]]

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* Jia [[spoiler:aging]]. aging. As if the concept itself wasn't bad enough, the description has a number of things in common with [[spoiler:the the [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade death of Donovan]]]] and it was fairly clear if he hadn't been stopped, Chao would have [[spoiler:[[RapidAging aged her to her death]]]].
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* The gigantic demon which [[spoiler:the the yaoguai [[FusionDance join to form]]]].form]]. It's storyboarded in ''Art of Kung Fu Panda'' and looks rather terrifying there. Its appearance in this story lives up to the imagery.
* Chao's death. [[spoiler:Not Not just ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice, but [[HolyBurnsEvil roasted by holy fire]], with a melt-and-dissolve worthy of ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'', [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill and then]] he explodes.]]
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* Chao's OneWingedAngel moment. The description has definite shades of [[Disney/{{Fantasia}} the Firebird]].

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* Chao's OneWingedAngel moment. The description has definite shades of [[Disney/{{Fantasia}} [[Disney/Fantasia2000 the Firebird]].


How much horror could there be in a FanFic based off of a kid-friendly product like ''[[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda Kung Fu Panda]]''? Plenty, it turns out.

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How much horror could there be in a FanFic based off of a kid-friendly product like ''[[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda Kung Fu Panda]]''? ''WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda''? Plenty, it turns out.



* The BodySnatcher [[DemonicPossession possession]] of Vachir by Heian Chao. Not only does the reader get a front-row seat to it happening, from Vachir's perspective, but comparisons are drawn to the way the Shadowen take over people in the ''[[Literature/TheHeritageOfShannara The Heritage of Shannara]]'', and at one point the reader gets to see Chao literally draw out and torture Vachir's soul. The fact this all leads into his body then going on a mad murder spree, with Vachir trapped inside unable to stop it, only to scream and beg for [[ICannotSelfTerminate a death he can't have]], is just the icing on the cake.

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* The BodySnatcher [[DemonicPossession possession]] of Vachir by Heian Chao. Not only does the reader get a front-row seat to it happening, from Vachir's perspective, but comparisons are drawn to the way the Shadowen take over people in the ''[[Literature/TheHeritageOfShannara The Heritage of Shannara]]'', ''Literature/TheHeritageOfShannara'', and at one point the reader gets to see Chao literally draw out and torture Vachir's soul. The fact this all leads into his body then going on a mad murder spree, with Vachir trapped inside unable to stop it, only to scream and beg for [[ICannotSelfTerminate a death he can't have]], is just the icing on the cake.



* Chao's death. [[spoiler:Not just ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice, but [[HolyBurnsEvil roasted by holy fire]], with a melt-and-dissolve worthy of ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'', [[NoKillLikeOverkill and then]] he explodes.]]

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* Chao's death. [[spoiler:Not just ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice, but [[HolyBurnsEvil roasted by holy fire]], with a melt-and-dissolve worthy of ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'', [[NoKillLikeOverkill [[ThereIsNoKillLikeOverkill and then]] he explodes.]]


How much NightmareFuel could there be in a FanFic based off of a kid-friendly product like ''[[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda Kung Fu Panda]]''? Plenty, it turns out.

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How much NightmareFuel horror could there be in a FanFic based off of a kid-friendly product like ''[[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda Kung Fu Panda]]''? Plenty, it turns out.
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* [[spoiler:Monkey]]'s RoomFullOfCrazy: "I like dead bananas." That the trope appears at all is disturbing enough, but the nature of it (numerous drawings of Po, Shifu, and the Five being done away with in messy ways, obsessive rants against Tai Lung, "DIE DIE DIE" being written everywhere) and whose room it is are what push it over the edge. It's also an in-universe form of NightmareFuel, at least to judge by Po and Jia's reactions.

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* [[spoiler:Monkey]]'s RoomFullOfCrazy: "I like dead bananas." That the trope appears at all is disturbing enough, but the nature of it (numerous drawings of Po, Shifu, and the Five being done away with in messy ways, obsessive rants against Tai Lung, "DIE DIE DIE" being written everywhere) and whose room it is are what push it over the edge. It's also an in-universe form of NightmareFuel, at least to judge by It even scares Po and Jia's reactions.Jia.



* Chao's death. [[spoiler:Not just ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice, but [[HolyBurnsEvil roasted by holy fire]], with a melt-and-dissolve worthy of ''[[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk Raiders of the Lost Ark]]'', [[NoKillLikeOverkill and then]] he explodes.]]

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* Chao's death. [[spoiler:Not just ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice, but [[HolyBurnsEvil roasted by holy fire]], with a melt-and-dissolve worthy of ''[[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk Raiders of the Lost Ark]]'', ''Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk'', [[NoKillLikeOverkill and then]] he explodes.]]]]

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How much NightmareFuel could there be in a FanFic based off of a kid-friendly product like ''[[WesternAnimation/KungFuPanda Kung Fu Panda]]''? Plenty, it turns out.

* The BodySnatcher [[DemonicPossession possession]] of Vachir by Heian Chao. Not only does the reader get a front-row seat to it happening, from Vachir's perspective, but comparisons are drawn to the way the Shadowen take over people in the ''[[Literature/TheHeritageOfShannara The Heritage of Shannara]]'', and at one point the reader gets to see Chao literally draw out and torture Vachir's soul. The fact this all leads into his body then going on a mad murder spree, with Vachir trapped inside unable to stop it, only to scream and beg for [[ICannotSelfTerminate a death he can't have]], is just the icing on the cake.
* The murdered goat. While other deaths which follow this are bloody and graphic, this is the first one to be described in explicit detail, and both it and the reactions to it are where the story first really hits the DarkerAndEdgier line.
* [[spoiler:Monkey]]'s RoomFullOfCrazy: "I like dead bananas." That the trope appears at all is disturbing enough, but the nature of it (numerous drawings of Po, Shifu, and the Five being done away with in messy ways, obsessive rants against Tai Lung, "DIE DIE DIE" being written everywhere) and whose room it is are what push it over the edge. It's also an in-universe form of NightmareFuel, at least to judge by Po and Jia's reactions.
* Qinghe, in the NothingIsScarier sense. A totally empty, abandoned town, where everyone has fled for an unknown reason into the desert, leaving behind toys, clothes, food, weapons, everything they would need to survive...eye-like windows and open doors everywhere, no one manning the ferry, the fields filled with only the whisper of the wind...[[spoiler:and every grave in the town cemetery open, the bodies all taken with them]].
* The Changs’ basement and what Zhuang finds there: [[spoiler:the two elephants left suspended from grappling hooks from the ceiling, slowly and agonizingly bleeding to death]], with Chao [[EmotionEater living off of and growing powerful from their fear, horror, and pain]], while being [[ForcedToWatch forced to look at]] their dead son, until he finally allowed them to die. Oh, and Chang had suffered [[spoiler:EyeScream]].
* Chao [[spoiler:corrupting the Sacred Pool]]. The fact the author explicitly identified the scene as a ShoutOut to [[Disney/{{Fantasia}} Chernabog's "Night on Bald Mountain" sequence]] should be enough all by itself, and the idea of [[spoiler:the pool]] becoming a thing of evil and horror would be disturbing too, but there's also the fact that the profaned waters actually kill all life around them as they flow down the mountainside. That this is all just the precursor to [[spoiler:the whole Valley becoming PeoplePuppets]] only makes it worse.
* Shifu’s premonition. In general the scene is practically a re-enactment in vision form of Chao [[spoiler:corrupting the Sacred Pool]] and a {{Foreshadowing}} of the upcoming [[spoiler:PeoplePuppets]]. Add in the sense that doom is coming for Tai Lung, and the whole Valley...
* The trial, with [[spoiler:everyone as PeoplePuppets]]. It's bad enough it's a KangarooCourt out for blood, but when a bit of aid from [[spoiler:Oogway's staff]] lets Shifu see what is really going on...[[spoiler:well, wouldn't you be rather chilled and terrified to see everyone around you as a shadow-cloaked, [[RedEyesTakeWarning red-eyed]], demonic figure?]]
* Chao's OneWingedAngel moment. The description has definite shades of [[Disney/{{Fantasia}} the Firebird]].
* Jia [[spoiler:aging]]. As if the concept itself wasn't bad enough, the description has a number of things in common with [[spoiler:the [[Film/IndianaJonesAndTheLastCrusade death of Donovan]]]] and it was fairly clear if he hadn't been stopped, Chao would have [[spoiler:[[RapidAging aged her to her death]]]].
* The gigantic demon which [[spoiler:the yaoguai [[FusionDance join to form]]]]. It's storyboarded in ''Art of Kung Fu Panda'' and looks rather terrifying there. Its appearance in this story lives up to the imagery.
* Chao's death. [[spoiler:Not just ImpaledWithExtremePrejudice, but [[HolyBurnsEvil roasted by holy fire]], with a melt-and-dissolve worthy of ''[[Film/RaidersOfTheLostArk Raiders of the Lost Ark]]'', [[NoKillLikeOverkill and then]] he explodes.]]

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