Scariest Stephen King character?

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  1. jfra3101
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    Which character from King's books have scared you the most, and why?

    For me, it has to be Pennywise. I just hated the way he changed into what scared you the most, and the whole prospect of IT living in Derry for how ever many years.
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    Dana Jean Beta Tester/Moderator Moderator

    This seems like it was talked about too. Was there also a previous thread on this? Let us know. Thanks!
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    Dana Jean Beta Tester/Moderator Moderator

    No, there's no problem at all jfra! This happens all the time so we just merge new ones with old ones. No worries. Welcome to the board by the way if I haven't done that already.
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    not_nadine Comfortably Roont

    Harold was pretty scary to me. I loved him in the way SK described his thoughts ....

    He was a dangerous toy for the dark man.
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...The Fisherman, because he was real...
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    I would say Pennywise. But yet I love that character. Just the idea of an evil clown.
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    HollyGolightly Well-Known Member

    Big Driver
    actually Little Driver
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  9. Walter Oobleck
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    Walter Oobleck keeps coming back...or going, and going, and going

    The evil in Desperation.
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    Riot87 Goddess

    My top 3 scariest

    (1) randall flagg
    (2) Pennywise
    (3) Annie Wilkes

    My favorite is character is The TrashCan Man.
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    doowopgirl very avid fan

    With so many to choose from it's hard. But Flagg because he doesn't look evil.
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    The Nameless M-O-O-N - That spells Nameless

    I've said before, books don't scare me, so if I had to pick one I'd say mordred gave me the creeps, especially in spider form.
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    The Nameless M-O-O-N - That spells Nameless

    I had a soft spot for a few of the baddies in the stand, including trashy, but I really liked Lloyd hendried, he is one of my favourite characters in the book.
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    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...I don't view Trashy as evil, coz he was mental to start with...
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    Greg Stillson, because you can see it happening for reals.
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    Louis Creed from Pet Semetary

    Not so much the character, but the concept of parental Love/Loss that is tied into the character of Louis. The places that concept can take one are truly dark.
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    Out of Order No It Isn't


    Whatever is in charge of the Indian burial ground that sends the dead back has my vote.
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    That little spider-boy in TDT creeped me out. So did all the owls in Bag of Bones (JK).
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    jfra3101 Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the welcome. I have really enjoyed this board and I am humbled by all the kind welcomes people have gave me! Seems like a great community!
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    QUOTE="GNTLGNT, post: 99275, member: 5946"]...I don't view Trashy as evil, coz he was mental to start with...[/QUOTE]
    I agree! I found him more funny then scary, but I guess people may interpret him differently.
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