Summoned world-destroying monster

Discussion in 'Writing' started by SilentDan, Oct 25, 2012.

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What's the worst you could summon?

  1. Dragon

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  2. Tentacled horror

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  3. Shadow thing

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  4. Shadow-dragon

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  5. Shadow-with-tentacles

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  6. Dragon-with-tentacles

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  7. Shadow-dragon with tentacles

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  8. Undead version of any of the above

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  1. SilentDan

    SilentDan Registered User

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    You're an evil summoner hell-bent on destroying, or controlling through fear, the world. What do you summon?

    PS: is it possible for a mod to add an option for other?
     
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  2. SilentDan

    SilentDan Registered User

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    If it was a wish spell, a la Aladdin, Dragonball, etc... someone would totally summon something fuzzy and cute, like a chinchilla. Because that's more zany than a rabbit or teddy bear (hehe, Muse video for Uprising with the demon teddy bear).
     
  3. Igor

    Igor Ze vriter

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    Something simple, like a child that spreads a disease, makes people barren.
    Simple yer human, so much better than a big thing.
    Igor
     
  4. kmtolan

    kmtolan KMTolan

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    I'd summon presidential elections...uh...never mind. Already being done.

    Kerry
     
  5. N. E. White

    N. E. White tmso Staff Member

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    Anything with tentacles for me. (shudder)

    But, as Igor said, sometimes the simplest thing can seem so horrendous - like maggots and/or presidential elections. :)
     
  6. JRMurdock

    JRMurdock Where have I been?

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    It's the Stay Puffed Marshmallow man.
     
  7. zachariah

    zachariah Speaks fluent Bawehrf

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    If I wanted to control the world through fear, I would summon infinite amounts of Money.

    Hang on a minute...
     
  8. PeteMC

    PeteMC @PeteMC666

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    I'm with Igor on this - a single big monster can only be in one place at a time (presumably), and it's a fairly safe bet that anything alive can eventually be killed somehow.

    Plague is so much nastier. Better than a plague that kills people, how about a plague that kills the plants? Soon you have no crops, and no food animals, and mass starvation. The decent into anarchy and cannibalism ensues quite fast from that point, I would imagine.

    Personally I find that sort of thing an awful lot scarier than a monster!
     
  9. kongming

    kongming www.voxnewman.com

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    What? No blunt hammer like a tarasque, Cthulu or some sort of monster that burps black holes? :p
     
  10. zachariah

    zachariah Speaks fluent Bawehrf

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    The problem there, is that it's the nuclear option - once that sucker appears, there's nowhere to go (or rather, that's the point when our hero gets out the magic sword/discovers he had the power within him all along/tricks the baddie into destroying himself), so that kind of monster is automatically the end-point of a conventional story. Is that what you're after, SilentDan?
     
  11. Zo0tie

    Zo0tie New Member

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    I am the words that you left unsaid.
    I am the thing hiding under your bed.
    I am the whisper you seek in dreams,
    I am the one who's not as he seems.

    I am the girl with the tearaway grin;
    I am the devil who's counting your sins.
    I am the chill you feel at night.
    I am the one slipping out of sight.

    I am the blade that whispers your name.
    I am the scars that kept you sane.
    I am the blood creeping down your arm -
    I am the one who helps you harm.

    I am the solitude pressing down,
    I am the one with a concerned frown.
    I am the man who's face you can't see.
    I am the needle which sets you free.

    I am the fear consuming your soul
    I am the creature climbing out from my hole.
    I am the walls of your padded cell.
    I am the one to drag you to hell...

    'No More Help'
    by Qaiysjustrocks182 at deviantART
     
  12. SilentDan

    SilentDan Registered User

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    Yeah, it's a nuke kind of monster, ie: the endgame entity. That might make an alright title... or maybe not.

    That's awesome.
     
  13. KatG

    KatG The Bony Hand of Death Staff Member

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    Flood monster.