Part 2?

Discussion in 'Firestarter' started by Lepplady, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. Lepplady

    Lepplady The incredible shrinking woman

    Now that we've seen how Dan Torrence turned out in Doctor Sleep, I'd LOVE to see what Charlie's up to these days. Drew Barrymore has kids, so what if Charlie did, too? What kind of mischief and mayhem could they get up to? And what lengths would Charlie go to in order to protect them if some secret government thought they might have powers too?
    I'd love to find out.

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies your alias "Tiny"?????....just kidding, it would be kinda cool-but I'm afraid that we could beg for sequels on so many of his works, that all originality would just bleed off...
  3. staropeace

    staropeace Richard Bachman's love child

    I was not that fond of this novel. I do not really fancy a sequel.
  4. Hall Monitor

    Hall Monitor Well-Known Member

    I agree with that. While I don't see a sequel in the works to this one, as long as a character is alive (and even if they aren't in some cases!), you never know when a character from a prior novel will get referenced, make a cameo, or show up in a supporting role in another work. Stranger things have happened.
  5. ginapenn

    ginapenn Member

    This is the ONE novel I would like to lobby for a sequel. The way it ended simply begs for a part 2! Honestly, I didn't really care what happened to Dan Torrance. What happened to Charlie?! :)
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  6. skimom2

    skimom2 Just moseyin' through...

    That would be interesting! Then again, maybe it's better to make up our own head-sequels and let Mr. King do his thing with originals :)
  7. Mr Larry Underwood

    Mr Larry Underwood Well-Known Member

    Surely. Too bad firestarter didn't have the same impact as that other story. I actually prefered the kid from firestarter than Danny. Charlie was a brave lil warrior. Danny was a pussy. LOL
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  8. kingricefan

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

    I'd love for King to go back to writing about The Shop! Imagine, with today's technology, what they would be capable of!! I wouldn't mind seeing what Charlie was up to also.
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  9. AchtungBaby

    AchtungBaby Angel in Devil's Shoes, Salvation in the Blues

    Meh. Doctor Sleep and The Wind Through the Keyhole were enough sequels for a long while, IMO. Maybe Charlie could pop in or be referenced in an original novel--but no more than that....
  10. Riot87

    Riot87 I has Pyrokinesis

    Yea lol firestarter my favorite SK book so i would definatly read #2
  11. SutterKane

    SutterKane Well-Known Member

    I saw King do a Ustream interview or something where he joked about Charlie from Firestarter and Danny from The Shining meeting somewhere and having kids together


    I would so read it though:0:

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