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Could IT have been in Bill's basement just prior to George's death

Discussion in 'IT' started by Eliczo, Apr 15, 2017.

  1. Reactor

    Reactor Well-Known Member

    Yesh, I was referring to that if It would have been in the cellar, that could only happen if It breaks one of the waterpipes open to exit. And that would not go unnoticed, especially by Zack, who actually works at the Water Company of Derry. Even though It could teleport itself to limited distances, there is proof that It can not teleport thru solid materials, i. e. a brickwall. So the chances for It being down the cellar is pretty slim. When It decided to enter someone's house, then scored a kill as well (the case of Frederick Cowan).
    Apart from breaking a pipe open, I have no idea how It could sneak out of it unnoticed. Even in the movie, when It attacked Belch and Henry, the pipe ruptured open, and Belch was pulled inside.

    The scene when It was talking from the radio using the voice of Georgie is after the death of Henry and before the adult Losers enter the Barrens. Guess It wanted to mock Bill and send this as an appetizer to thrill him.
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  2. Robert Gray

    Robert Gray Well-Known Member

    I'm not sure it can teleport, so much as it haunts Derry. It can manifest parts of itself all over town with effort. Thus when Mike sees the clown in two different places, too quickly for it to have gotten from point A to point B, during the 4th of July Parade, I suspect that was just another part of It manifesting as the clown. When things go "pop" and vanish, I think that is simply a manifestation ceasing to exist, not appearing somewhere else. Derry is so saturated with the monster that Derry is the monster. It isn't all-knowing, i.e. it doesn't automatically know what anyone says. It must pay attention, or have its attention drawn. If I were to guess, the real monster is down in its lair 99.9% of the time. It resides at the center of its web so to speak. It asserts its will and manifests other parts of itself to bring dinner home.
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  3. sign543

    sign543 Member

    I also wondered, during my six readings of the novel and three listens to the audiobook, why Georgie paused when seeing the turtle on the one package. Why would that happen? Just a sixth sense of sorts?
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