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Nightmare Fuel / The King in Yellow

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  • Mr. Wilde and his homicidal cat.
    • Hildred's entire plot to murder his cousin and his cousin's suitor. If your cousin pulled a knife on you in the middle of the night and started rambling about being king you would shit a brick.
  • The free suicide chambers. Seriously, what the fuck?
  • The ambiguous fate of Hawberk and his daughter.
  • The entirety of In the Court of the Dragon, especially the chase sequence near the end.
  • The hideous night watchman and what he does to Jack and Tessie.
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  • The unanswered question of just what the titular Fictional Document is about.
  • The entire premise of a liquid that can entirely petrify a living person without killing them.

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