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Easily the most disturbed thing I've done as an adventurer. Inspired by Clive Barker. Deleted and reposted, forgot [Spoiler] tag.

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Is smeared out into a spiral14 points · 4 years ago

"Why are you hitting yourself?"

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Is toady breeding a new generation of psychopaths?

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Original Poster6 points · 4 years ago

If you want to understand the inspiration behind this, you should read The Body Politic by Clive Barker. It is about hands that revolt from their owners. Toady was just wonderful enough to make it possible. reference

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Section 22. The Body Politic of article Books of Blood:

In a bizarre version of a revolution, it appears that all our hands have their own consciousness and are not happy at being ordered what to do by their owners. The hands of a factory worker named Charlie plan to lead the revolution. Charlie's hands even have their own personalities, with Left being more cautious and Right being very determined and even proclaiming himself a Messiah. Right – against Charlie's own wishes – chops off Left, who scuttles away to summon other hands to do the same before returning to rescue Right, starting an unfortunate revolution for the population. This book was later adapted and used, in part, for the movie Quicksilver Highway.

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