Firestarter continues

Discussion in 'Firestarter' started by Lisa Case, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. Lisa Case
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    I would really like to see Firestarter to be finished. Imagine , if you will, Charlie is older and looking for The Shop for answers about her parents and herself. Imagine Drew Barrymore coming back to finish Charlie's story. I think that would be so cool and different. Stephen king likes "The Shop" and has mentioned more than a few times. Would love to see what he could do now with the story.
  2. FlakeNoir
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    FlakeNoir Beta/Moderator Moderator

    Welcome to the board, Lisa. :)
  3. king family fan
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    king family fan Prolific member

    Welcome.
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    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    Welcome! He hasn't mentioned The Shop in any of his writings for a long time. Guess he doesn't need a nefarious government group to explain away the horrors anymore. I wish he would do something with The Shop again. You have a great idea.
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    Welcome Lisa... That is a really cool idea...
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  6. Hall Monitor
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    Welcome Lisa! I must admit, I have wondered how Firestarter could fit into the Dark Tower mythos . . . I could almost see the Shop functioning as a tool to create new Breakers. It would make an interesting follow-up.
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    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    The Shop would definately be under the Crimson King's influence.
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  8. Hall Monitor
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    No doubt
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  9. RichardX
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    I think "Salem's Lot" is the book that really cries out for a sequel. But maybe we should be careful what we wish for. "The Shining" is my favorite King book, but I don't think "Dr. Sleep" added much other than to fill in some details on the characters. Interesting but sometimes less is more. I'm not sure that King can recapture the kind of raw style of those early years when he wrote those books. His style has progressed for good or ill.
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  10. fushingfeef
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    fushingfeef Uber-in-waiting

    You've gotta finish the Dark Tower series.
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  11. Hall Monitor
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    Richard, you mean "Return to 'Salem's Lot didn't do it for you? <VBG>

    I wouldn't mind revisiting the Lot, but I wouldn't be surprised if it is just side references like we got in Doctor Sleep, Pet Sematary and the Dark Tower. I totally agree with you that we have to be careful what we wish for . . . sometimes dead is better. :twitchy:
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    Feef,
    Off topic, but if nobody has told you this, you picked an awesome screen name.
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    If he does continue it, I wish he would call it: Firestarter, When Hell Burns.
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