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Old May 29th 10, 00:31   #10
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Re: EpDis: A Race Through Dark Places

Originally Posted by Estelyn View Post
One last thought - isn't it interesting that the scariest bad guys are those who are extremely polite?! Bester and Morden share that trait, and the contrast to their actions is deeply disturbing because of it.
I think that's part of why the Gentlemen in Buffy The Vampire Slayer's "Hush" are so scary: they're so polite about cutting out someone's heart with a scalpel while they can't scream.

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If I remember correctly, jms did very accurately state "the monster doesn't see itself in the mirror" (or some statement similar to that).
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