So in honor of terrific T, here's your villain of the day ...
May be hard to tell what that is in the pic, but it was once the Ivory Tower of Fantasia, now floating in space, thanks to The Nothing. From The Neverending Story, The Nothing isn't like your typical bad guy villain. But it's a villainy all the same--one brought on by the lack of kids' imagination. Egads! What an awful thought!The Nothing consumed the world of Fantasia little by little, and the only way it could be beaten, was by the hopes and dreams of a little boy.
The story of course is totally farfetched fantasical but as a child when it came out, this movie rocked it for me. Plus, this guy right here was pretty darn scary:
photo credit fanpop.com
Gmork was the sentinel to The Nothing. His green eyes haunted me for the longest time. And let's face it, the thought of a great nothing taking over the world because kids forget how to use their imagination is probably the scariest idea I've ever heard!!!
And your T setting of the day is:
photo credit visit-transylvania.us
And not just because it's home to Count Dracula's castle. Of course, that's what makes it famous and puts it on the map for people all over the world. But there are many reasons to use Transylvania as a setting, as it's nestled in the mountains of Romania and holds a historic village charm about it.
I've always wanted to visit (with garlic and crucifix in tote of course)
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Theaters make great settings as well, and for my last story, The Desiree, I studied theaters for a long time before writing it. I used the setting of a vintage theater turned classic movie palace and as intended, the setting became its own character in the story.
And here's a pixie for T day:
Twyla Amberlight is Pixie Patrol's resident nightmare slayer--keeping bad dream vibes at bay for a restful night's sleep. (And according to a sweet little girl I know, she works!) Learn more at my sidebar!
How about you? Ever been to Transylvania? Like old theaters? Remember The Neverending Story? Have a T fave T villain? Please share ...