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Danny Torrance is all grown up in Stephen King’s sequel to the Shining and dealing with some harrowing demons of his own. In episode 112, Luke & James give their overall SPOILER-FREE reactions to the first half of the novel, before diving into the plot so far (chapters 1-9) in detail.


Topics: Road vampires, potential sequel problems, how new-era Stephen King compares to old SK, the scariest material in the book, dark fantasy vs. horror, Oscar the real world death-harbinger, differences between Dan and Jack Torrance, Abra Stone and the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the True Knot similarities to vampires, Rose the Hat’s dark side, a Twilight reference, and some predictions for the second half of the novel.


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