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Nightmare Fuel / Beasts of Burden

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  • Many examples, but first and foremost are the ghost puppies in "Lost". Doesn't sound scary? Oh, you have no idea how wrong you are...
    • The teenager David turns out to be the real horror for most reasons when they see his "collection" and realize why the ghost puppies are so enraged.
  • The true form of the ghostly sheep from "The View from the Hill". They died in a barn fire, and... well, there's a reason Jack fainted when he got a good look at them.
  • In "A Dog and His Boy", when they catch the boy tearing apart rabbits with a wild, savage look in his eyes.
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  • "The Presence of Others" ends with a image of Burden Hill as seen in Sabina's nightmare. It looks like a demon apocalypse — a figure rising in the background, the ground covered in blood and skeletons, and Ace and Jack lying on the ground, their flesh flayed away to reveal the bone and muscle underneath. It ends with a close-up on Jack's face as he stares forward helplessly.
  • Not all the horrors are supernatural creatures. The cultists in "Wise Dogs and Eldritch Men" are nasty pieces of work. Seeing them done in by their own mission is extremely satisfying.
  • The giant pet-eating monster frog that explodes into dozens of small dead frogs when beaten. Hick.
  • The undead dogs Dymphna raises to get revenge for her coven being destroyed are horrifyingly detailed in their rotting state.


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