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** It gets worse for viewers familiar with just what a Gelatinous Cube ''is.'' To a casual viewer it may seem to just be a hazardous trap but to anyone who's read a Monster Manual it's perfectly clear that it's a living, if non-sapient, creature ''hunting for food.''

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** It gets worse for viewers familiar with just what a Gelatinous Cube ''is.'' To a casual viewer it may seem to just be a hazardous trap but to anyone who's read a [[TabletopGame/DungeonsAndDragons Monster Manual Manual]] it's perfectly clear that it's a living, if non-sapient, creature ''hunting for food.''


** Also it looks like it will be easy for Ian & Barley to defeat the curse, just by outrunning & outsmarting it's junk dragon body, right? Wrong! [[https://i.imgur.com/0natqJG.png Cue it opening it's mouth and breathing fire at Barley]]. Yeah, this curse means business.

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** Also it looks like it will be easy for Ian & Barley to defeat the curse, just by outrunning & outsmarting it's junk dragon body, right? Wrong! [[https://i.imgur.com/0natqJG.png Cue it opening it's mouth and breathing fire at Barley]]. Yeah, this curse means business.[[SeriousBusiness business]].


[[caption-width-right:350:The Cube is [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants square, the shape of evil]]!]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:The Cube is [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants square, square...the shape of evil]]!]]


[[caption-width-right:350:The Cube is square, [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants the shape of evil]]!]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:The Cube is square, [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants square, the shape of evil]]!]]


** Also it looks like it will be easy for Ian & Barley to defeat the curse, just by outrunning & outsmarting it's junk dragon body, right? Wrong! [[https://i.imgur.com/0natqJG.png Cue it opening it's mouth and breathing fire at Barley]].

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** Also it looks like it will be easy for Ian & Barley to defeat the curse, just by outrunning & outsmarting it's junk dragon body, right? Wrong! [[https://i.imgur.com/0natqJG.png Cue it opening it's mouth and breathing fire at Barley]]. Yeah, this curse means business.


** Also it looks like it will be easy for Ian & Barley to defeat just by outrunning & outsmarting it, right? Wrong! [[https://i.imgur.com/0natqJG.png Cue the junk dragon body]] opening it's mouth and [[BreathWeapon breathing fire]] at Barley.

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** Also it looks like it will be easy for Ian & Barley to defeat the curse, just by outrunning & outsmarting it, it's junk dragon body, right? Wrong! [[https://i.imgur.com/0natqJG.png Cue the junk dragon body]] it opening it's mouth and [[BreathWeapon breathing fire]] fire at Barley.Barley]].


** Also it looks like it will be easy for Ian & Barley to defeat just by outrunning & outsmarting it, right? [[https://i.imgur.com/0natqJG.png Cue the junk dragon body]] opening it's mouth and [[BreathWeapon breathing fire]] at Barley.

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** Also it looks like it will be easy for Ian & Barley to defeat just by outrunning & outsmarting it, right? Wrong! [[https://i.imgur.com/0natqJG.png Cue the junk dragon body]] opening it's mouth and [[BreathWeapon breathing fire]] at Barley.


* The Guardian Curse that protects the Phoenix Gem is creepy in multiple ways. It first appears as a cloud of red mist that forms into tendril-like shapes. Then it tears apart the school building and other things nearby to make a [[ImprovisedGolem body built from debris]]. Finally, while it having the face of the school mascot is quite funny, it can also bring to mind horror works like ''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys'' and ''VideoGame/BendyAndTheInkMachine'', which also feature cartoony mascots transformed into murderous monsters.

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* The Guardian Curse that protects the Phoenix Gem is creepy in multiple ways. It first appears as a cloud of red mist that forms into tendril-like shapes. Then it tears apart the school building and other things nearby to make a [[OurDragonsAreDifferent dragon]] [[ImprovisedGolem body built from debris]]. Finally, while it having the face of the school mascot is quite funny, it can also bring to mind horror works like ''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys'' and ''VideoGame/BendyAndTheInkMachine'', which also feature cartoony mascots transformed into murderous monsters.monsters.
** Also it looks like it will be easy for Ian & Barley to defeat just by outrunning & outsmarting it, right? [[https://i.imgur.com/0natqJG.png Cue the junk dragon body]] opening it's mouth and [[BreathWeapon breathing fire]] at Barley.


* Corey the Manticore going on a breakdown and reverting to a savage, feral beast, burning down her entire restaurant and sending customers fleeing in a panic. Remember that ''[[AdultFear children were present in that tavern.]]''

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* Corey the Manticore [[HulkingOut going on a breakdown and reverting to a savage, feral beast, beast]], burning down her entire restaurant and sending customers fleeing in a panic. Remember that ''[[AdultFear children were present in that tavern.]]''


* There's something mortifying about seeing the Gelatinous Cube be able to melt anything it swallows up ''in seconds'' [[AdvancingWallOfDoom as it slowly moves forward in a hallway with next to no way out.

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* There's something mortifying about seeing the Gelatinous Cube be able to melt anything it swallows up ''in seconds'' [[AdvancingWallOfDoom as it slowly moves forward in a hallway hallway]] with next to no way out.


* There's something mortifying about seeing the Gelatinous Cube be able to melt anything it swallows up ''in seconds''.

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* There's something mortifying about seeing the Gelatinous Cube be able to melt anything it swallows up ''in seconds''.seconds'' [[AdvancingWallOfDoom as it slowly moves forward in a hallway with next to no way out.
** It gets worse for viewers familiar with just what a Gelatinous Cube ''is.'' To a casual viewer it may seem to just be a hazardous trap but to anyone who's read a Monster Manual it's perfectly clear that it's a living, if non-sapient, creature ''hunting for food.''
** Scarier still, this kind of trap room is a rather common one in D&D games run by particularly sadistic [=DMs=]. It's horrifying for any player who's experienced it to witness it in motion.


[[caption-width-right:350:This Cube is Square, [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants The Shape of Evil]]!]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:This [[caption-width-right:350:The Cube is Square, square, [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants The Shape the shape of Evil]]!]]
evil]]!]]

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[[caption-width-right:350:This Cube is Square, [[WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants The Shape of Evil]]!]]


* The Trust Bridge scene. Ian losing the rope could have had [[KilledOffForReal nasty]] [[FateWorseThanDeath consequences]] and given that Barley's a ParentalSubstitute for his younger brother, the scene is infused with AdultFear.

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* The Trust Bridge scene. Ian losing the rope could have had [[KilledOffForReal nasty]] [[FateWorseThanDeath nasty consequences]] and given that Barley's a ParentalSubstitute for his younger brother, the scene is infused with AdultFear.


* The Trust Bridge scene. Ian losing the rope could have had [[KilledOffForReal nasty consequences]] and given that Barley's a ParentalSubstitute for his younger brother, the scene is infused with AdultFear.

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* The Trust Bridge scene. Ian losing the rope could have had [[KilledOffForReal nasty nasty]] [[FateWorseThanDeath consequences]] and given that Barley's a ParentalSubstitute for his younger brother, the scene is infused with AdultFear.

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