SKELETON CREW
Literature 1985. Written by Stephen King.
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1Acorn Street Grammar School BBBEducationPrimary Schools

Acorn Street Grammar School
Charles' grammar school.

2Apple Zapple Wine BBBBeverage ProductsWine

Apple Zapple Wine
Wine that Stewie McClelland and Russell Bowie were drinking when they took Stewie's Bombardier Skiddoo out on the Reach when it froze for the first time since 1938. The skidoo went into the Reach. Stewie managed to crawl out, losing one foot to frostbite. The Reach took Russell away.

3Arvin Publishing, Inc. BBBMedia CompaniesPublishing Companies

Arvin Publishing, Inc.
The editor's Fornit, Bellis, advises him to open a new bank account under the name Arvin Publishing, Inc., and use the account to pay author Reg Thorpe $800 for his short story.

4The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet BBBLiteratureShort Stories

The Ballad of the Flexible Bullet
Short story by Reg Thorpe.

5Bean's BBBNightlifeNightclubs

Bean's
Bar in Freeport that Stella's dead husband Bill mentions to her.

6Bell's Market BBBFood StoresGrocery Stores

Bell's Market
Grocery store in Castle Rock where Homer tells David the story of Mrs. Todd's shortcuts.

7Birches Cemetery BBBServicesCemeteries

Birches Cemetery
Cemetery on Maple Sugar Road in Castle Rock that was vandalized - desecrated - the day after George's mother yelled at Gramma.

8Bob's Gas & Service BBBVehiclesAutomotive Services

Bob's Gas & Service
Automotive service and inspection station owned by Rocky's old friend and fellow basketball player from high school, Bobby Stiff Socks Driscoll.

9The Bridgton Antiquary BBBHome FurnishingAntique Stores

The Bridgton Antiquary
Mrs. Carmody's junk shop that David's wife Steff liked to rummage around in.

10Bridgton Pharmacy BBBRetailDrugstores

Bridgton Pharmacy
Drug store in Bridgton, Maine.

11Brunswick High BBBEducationHigh Schools

Brunswick High
High school where Gert Symes would go on to be voted Maine's Teacher of the Year.

12Callas BBBVehiclesWatercrafts

Callas
Paradise Lines cruise ship carrying Richard Pine that sinks.

13Camp Woodlands BBBYouth ServicesYouth Camps

Camp Woodlands
Two sixteen year old girls in the grocery store have Camp Woodlands written on the back of the white rayon shirts.

14Castle Ridge School BBBEducationPrimary Schools

Castle Ridge School
The very last of the one-room schools in Castle Rock, that became Steve's Pizzaville when it finally closed.

15The Castle Rock Youth League BBBAmusementBowling Alleys

The Castle Rock Youth League
Huge renovated farm in Castle Rock with 12 lanes of candlepin bowling, a few ancient pinball machines, a juke featuring the greatest hits of 1957, three Brunswick pool tables, and a Coke-and-chips counter where you also rent bowling shoes that look like they might have just come off the feet of dead winos.

16Cougars BBBSportsSchool Mascots

Cougars
Castle Rock mascot - George's school, on his textbook covers.

17Cramer's Dairy BBBFood IndustriesFarms

Cramer's Dairy
Milkman Spike Milligan delivers milk and other items to the residents of Culver Street and Balfour Avenue for Cramer's Dairy.

18Crescent High BBBEducationHigh Schools

Crescent High
High school in Crescent where Rocky and Bobbie played basketball together.

19Cresswell BBBVehiclesMotor Vehicles

Cresswell
Model of McCutcheon's truck, a breed which no longer exists.

20Cushman Bakery BBBFood StoresBakeries

Cushman Bakery
Bakery truck Uncle Otto and McCutcheon hitch a ride into Castle Rock after McCutcheon's Cresswell truck breaks down.

21The Dancer BBBVehiclesWatercrafts

The Dancer
Ship that had gone down, carrying Carl Abersham and Hattie Stoddard's husband.

22DeIver Mirror BBBHome FurnishingFurniture

DeIver Mirror
Priceless mirrors made by English craftsman John DrIver in the Elizabethan period of England's history that have become collector's items due to the form of crystal that was used that has a mildly magnifying and distorting effect on the eye of the beholder. Only five remain in existence.

23Derry Hospital BBBHealthcareHospitals

Derry Hospital
Hospital that Mrs. Todd mentions to Homer when telling him about her shortcuts.

24Dorrit's Tavern BBBNightlifeTaverns

Dorrit's Tavern
Bar in Raccoon Head, on the mainland. When the Reach froze in 1938, Bull Symes and Hattie's own man strapped on snowshoes and walked across to the mainland, visiting Dorrit's Tavern for a shot of whiskey. It burned down in 1958.

25Dr. Arlinder BBBHealthcareDoctors

Dr. Arlinder
Gramma's doctor.

26Eau De Crankcase BBBPersonal CareCosmetics

Eau De Crankcase
Joke narrator makes to the trucker: What's that aftershave, handsome? Eau de Crankcase?

27Federal Foods Inc. BBBCorporationsCompanies

Federal Foods Inc.
Company that owns the Federal Foods grocery store chain.

28Federal Foods Supermarket BBBFood StoresGrocery Stores

Federal Foods Supermarket
Grocery store in Bridgton, Maine.

29FedShip ASN/29 BBBVehiclesSpacecrafts

FedShip ASN/29
Shapiro, Rand and Grimes' ship that fell out of the sky and crashed on beachworld.

30The Fishbowl Bar BBBNightlifeBars

The Fishbowl Bar
Bar in Richard Pine's old neighborhood, over which Ronnie Hanelli, also known as Ronniewop, set up shop after breezing through the bar exam the first time he took it.

31Four Corners Tavern BBBNightlifeTaverns

Four Corners Tavern
Bar where Rocky stops to have a few beers on his way to kill milkman Spike Milligan.

32Four Fathers BBBNightlifeNightclubs

Four Fathers
Bar that the Editor went to on Forty-ninth, picking that particular bar because there was no juke and no color TV and not many lights.

33Giosti's Mobil BBBRetailGas Stations

Giosti's Mobil
Gas station in Casco village, operated by David's friend Bill Giosti that first told him the Black Spring story.

34Go-devil BBBVehiclesMotor Vehicles

Go-devil
Homer's nickname for Mrs. Todd's car, a champagne colored Mercedes Go-devil.

35Goat Island Store BBBRetailStores

Goat Island Store
General store on Goat Island where Larry McKeen worked.

36Golden Girl Shampoo BBBPersonal CareHair Products

Golden Girl Shampoo
David illustrated several ads for Golden Girl Shampoo - the one where the girl is standing stride her bike, the one where she's playing frisbee on the beach, the one where she's standing on the balcony of her apartment with a drink in her hand.

37Green Acres Lawn Food BBBHome FurnishingLandscaping Tools

Green Acres Lawn Food
Fertilizer product that David mentions when Highland Lake resident Dan Miller proposes covering up the plate glass windows.

38Hagstrom's Wholesale Deliveries BBBServicesShipping and Storage

Hagstrom's Wholesale Deliveries
Richard's brother Roger's business.

39Holmes Aircraft BBBIndustrial CompaniesVehicle Manufacturing

Holmes Aircraft
The helicopter plant out in Westville where Hal and Bill's mother worked as a secretary.

40Holy Family BBBReligionReligious Organizations

Holy Family
Church that Richard Pine attended as a kid.

41Horlicks University BBBEducationUniversities

Horlicks University
University that Deke, Randy, Rachel and LaVerne attend in Pittsburgh.

42Joe's Good Eats BBBDiningDiners

Joe's Good Eats
Diner where narrator meets Nona, and almost kills a trucker.

43John's Restaurant BBBDiningRestaurants

John's Restaurant
The old geezer that runs the secondhand shop near John's Restaurant says the mist is a pollution cloud.

44Littlejohn's Gun Emporium BBBWeaponsGun Stores

Littlejohn's Gun Emporium
Gun store where Reg Thorpe buys an automatic pistol and two thousand rounds of ammunition to protect his Fornit from them. He would have bought an AK-70 if Littlejohn's had been allowed to sell them.

45Logan's BBBPeriodicalsMagazines

Logan's
Literary magazine where editor Henry Wilson worked, which ultimately phased out fiction and didn't end up ever publishing Reg Thorpe's short story.

46Magic Dream Machine BBBTechnology ProductsElectronics

Magic Dream Machine
Also known as the Word Processor of the Gods. The word processor that Richard's nephew John's builds for him for his birthday, that allows him to control reality.

47Mobil Hydro-2-Ox BBBCorporationsEnergy and Power Companies

Mobil Hydro-2-Ox
Following the introduction of Jaunt technology in 1988, by 1998, the price of oil was selling for six dollars a barrel and the oil companies had begun to change their names.

48Mosconi's Veterinary Clinic BBBPetsPet Services

Mosconi's Veterinary Clinic
Clinic where Victor Carune takes his fish and mice after they've been teleported.

49Mother Crunch BBBDiningRestaurants

Mother Crunch
Restaurant on First Avenue that Richard Pine reminisces about, specifically the huge slice of pound cake and the scoop of homemade vanilla ice cream that give you for dessert.

50National Aerodyne BBBIndustrial CompaniesManufacturing

National Aerodyne
Company that laid Hal off.

51New Adams Laundry BBBMaintenance ServicesLaundry Services

New Adams Laundry
Laundry service where Rocky has worked for the last 14 years - Leo only a few months.

52New England Paper BBBIndustrial CompaniesManufacturing

New England Paper
Company that offered up four thousand acres of land at fire-sale prices in 1933 in a last-ditch effort to stay afloat.

53New York World-Times BBBPeriodicalsNewspaper Times

New York World-Times
Newspaper carried by a harried-looking businessman in the Blue Concourse sleep lounge.

54Our Lady of Perpetual Sorrows BBBReligionReligious Organizations

Our Lady of Perpetual Sorrows
Church where Richard's wife Lena plays bingo.

55Paradise Lines Inc. BBBTransportationMaritime Transport

Paradise Lines Inc.
The company that owns the cruise ship Callas, carrying surgeon Richard Pine.

56Pauline's Superette BBBFood StoresGrocery Stores

Pauline's Superette
Rocky sends Leo for more beer.

57Pilot's Grille BBBDiningRestaurants

Pilot's Grille
Restaurant where Mrs. Todd buys Homer dinner.

58Pine Tree Car Wash BBBVehiclesCar Washes

Pine Tree Car Wash
The wino brigade consisted of out-of-staters except for Lou Tattinger, who ran the Pine Tree Car Wash.

59The Politics of the Jaunt BBBLiteratureBooks

The Politics of the Jaunt
Book by C.K. Summers that contains one section called The Jaunt Under the Rose, a compendium of the more believable rumors about the Jaunt.

60Richard Pine BBBHealthcareDoctors

Richard Pine
Drug smuggling surgeon that resorts to eating himself to stay alive when the cruise ship Callas sinks and he washes up on an island alone with 2 kilos of heroin.

61The Samuel Claggert Memorial Private Mus... BBBEntertainmentMuseums

The Samuel Claggert Memorial Private Museum
Museum featuring 98% blatant junk, home of a Delver mirror. Guided tours on the hour - admission $1.00 Adults, $.50 Children.

62Schenk and McCutcheon Hardware BBBRetailHardware Stores

Schenk and McCutcheon Hardware
Uncle Otto and his Yankee partner George McCutcheon's hardware store chain.

63Schenk and McCutcheon Lumber BBBRetailHardware Stores

Schenk and McCutcheon Lumber
Uncle Otto and his Yankee partner George McCutcheon's lumber yard chain.

64Shop-and-Save BBBRetailDiscount Stores

Shop-and-Save
Discount store that David's wife Steff mentions, where he may have to go if the power's off in Bridgton.

65Sites' Cider Mill BBBFood IndustriesFarms

Sites' Cider Mill
Mill that Mrs. Todd mentions to Homer when telling him about her shortcuts.

66Sloan Library BBBEntertainmentLibraries

Sloan Library
Library that Mrs. Todd worked to raise money for in Castle Rock.

67Sons of Erin Hall BBBNightlifeNightclubs

Sons of Erin Hall
Location of small time racketeer Mike Scollay's sister's wedding.

68Sportsman's Exchange BBBRetailSporting Goods Stores

Sportsman's Exchange
Sporting goods store that David and Dan Miller discuss, as a potential source for more guns.

69St. Regis Hotel BBBTravelHotels

St. Regis Hotel
San Francisco flophouse where Richard Pine was schedule to meet Ronnie Hanelli's skin diver with his 2 kilos of heroin.

70Stackpool's House of Pets BBBPetsPet Stores

Stackpool's House of Pets
Pet shop where Victor Carune spent his last twenty dollars on nine white mice.

71Stanton's Bait and Boat BBBRetailSporting Goods Stores

Stanton's Bait and Boat
Bait shop on Raccoon Head where you could also get engine oil, flypaper, Italian sandwiches and Budweiser to go.

72Star Theater BBBEntertainmentMovie Theaters

Star Theater
Movie theater bathroom that Charles thinks about, compares to the bathroom at his school.

73Steve's Pizzaville BBBDiningPizza Parlors

Steve's Pizzaville
Pizza parlor built in the old Castle Ridge School, the very last of the one-room schools in Castle Rock.

74Stratford Laundry BBBMaintenance ServicesLaundry Services

Stratford Laundry
Laundry service in Stratford, Connecticut where George's mother used to work.

75Teddy's BBBRetailDrugstores

Teddy's
Drug store where Bill and Hal buy popsicles.

76Texaco Oil/Water BBBCorporationsFuel Companies

Texaco Oil/Water
Following the introduction of Jaunt technology in 1988, by 1998, the price of oil was selling for six dollars a barrel and the oil companies had begun to change their names.

77Tigers BBBSportsBaseball Teams

Tigers
George's Peewee league baseball league team.

78Underworld Figures [book] BBBLiteratureBooks

Underworld Figures [book]
Novel by Reg Thorpe.

79Underworld Figures [film] BBBCinemaMovies

Underworld Figures [film]
Movie based on the novel by Reg Thorpe.

FICTITIOUS TIMELINE
80August 8, 1970 Dates20th Century: 70sEvents

August 8, 1970
Date of last report in the inspection log for the lifeboat that saves Richard Pine's life when the cruise ship Callas sinks.

81February 29, 1980 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

February 29, 1980
Six inches of snow falls on Goat Island. "The snow came at last. Six inches on Valentine's Day, another six on the twentieth, and a foot in a good old norther on the leap, February 29th."

82October 5, 1980 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

October 5, 1980
George's older brother Buddy breaks his leg during his Pony league championship baseball game.

83October 24, 1980 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

October 24, 1980
Date of Bridgton News article "Mystery of the Dead Fish" by Betsy Moriarty. "Hundreds of dead fish were found floating belly-up on Crystal Lake in the neighboring township of Casco late last week."

84October 19, 1988 Dates20th Century: 80sEvents

October 19, 1988
Announcement of the Jaunt - of working teleportation, a hammer stroke of worldwide excitement and economic upheaval.

85January 24 DatesNo YearEvents

January 24
The cruise ship Callas, carrying Richard Pine and the 2 kilos of heroin he smuggled out of Saigon, sinks.

86January 25 DatesNo YearEvents

January 25
Date of memorial service for Russell Bowie, who died when he and Stewie McClelland took Stewie's Bombardier Skiddoo out on the Reach when it froze for the first time since 1938. The skidoo went into the Reach. Stewie managed to crawl out, losing one foot to frostbite. The Reach took Russell away.

87January 26 DatesNo YearEvents

January 26
It has been two days since the cruise ship Callas sank and Richard Pine washed up alone on an island with 2 kilos of heroin.



88January 27 DatesNo YearEvents

January 27
After his lifeboat drifts away, Richard Pine conducts inventory - four gallons of water, a sewing kit, a first-aid kit, a lifeboat inspection log, a pencil, two knives, one combination fork and spoon, matches and 2 kilos of pure heroin, street value $350,000.



89January 28 DatesNo YearEvents

January 28
Richard Pine manages to kill a gull with a rock, and then he eats it.



90January 29 DatesNo YearEvents

January 29
Richard Pine tries unsuccessfully to kill another gull.



91January 30 DatesNo YearEvents

January 30
Richard Pine tries unsuccessfully to catch fish.



92January 31 DatesNo YearEvents

January 31
Richard Pine manages to kill and eat another gull.



93February 1 DatesNo YearEvents

February 1
Richard Pine trips in a hole while attempting to wave down a plane, fracturing his ankle.



94February 2 DatesNo YearEvents

February 2
After building a HELP sign on the beach with rocks, Richard Pine begins to consider amputating his fractured foot, which is not healing well.



95February 3 DatesNo YearEvents

February 3
Richard Pine's fractured foot gets worse, he gets closer to attempting amputation.



96February 4 DatesNo YearEvents

February 4
Richard Pine hasn't eaten in four days. He snorts heroin and amputates his fractured foot. Then he eats it.



97February 5 DatesNo YearEvents

February 5
Richard Pine recounts in his diary how he amputated his foot and ate it the day before.



98February 7 DatesNo YearEvents

February 7
Richard Pine, stoned on heroin since he amputated his fractured foot and ate it, begins to consider that another operation may be necessary.



99February 8 DatesNo YearEvents

February 8
Richard Pine stalks a plump gull, even manages to hit it with a rock, but loses it after chasing it into the water.



100February 9 DatesNo YearEvents

February 9
Richard Pine amputates his left foot, and then he eats it, telling himself it's cold roast beef.



101February 9 DatesNo YearEvents

February 9
Narrator receives a letter from the dean of Arts and Sciences saying he was flunking two or three courses in his major field.

102February 11 DatesNo YearEvents

February 11
Richard Pine eats a spider.



103February 12 DatesNo YearEvents

February 12
Richard Pine eats kelp and seaweed from driftwood that washes up on the beach.



104February 13 DatesNo YearEvents

February 13
Richard Pine kills and roasts a crab.



105February 13 DatesNo YearEvents

February 13
Narrator receives a hesitant sort of letter from the girl, saying that she's planning to get married.

106February 14 DatesNo YearEvents

February 14
Valentine's Day. Richard Pine notices that the storm washed away some of the rocks in his HELP sign. He makes the letters again.



107February 14 DatesNo YearEvents

February 14
Valentine's Day. Narrator decides it's time for a change of scene, says goodbye to the college scene and hitchhikes west, where he meets Nona, and almost kills a trucker at Joe's Good Eats.

108February 14 DatesNo YearEvents

February 14
Six inches of snow falls on Goat Island. "The snow came at last. Six inches on Valentine's Day, another six on the twentieth, and a foot in a good old norther on the leap, February 29."

109February 15 DatesNo YearEvents

February 15
Richard Pine spots a gull but it takes off before he can attempt to kill it.



110February 17 DatesNo YearEvents

February 17
Richard Pine amputates his right leg at the knee, losing a lot of blood.



111February 20 DatesNo YearEvents

February 20
Six inches of snow falls on Goat Island. "The snow came at last. Six inches on Valentine's Day, another six on the twentieth, and a foot in a good old norther on the leap, February 29."

112February 23 DatesNo YearEvents

February 23
Richard Pine eats a dead fish, rotten and stinking.



113February 28 DatesNo YearJournal Entries

February 28
A disoriented and delusional Richard Pine records one last entry in his diary before losing it completely, entering the impossible date of February 40th.



114June 30 DatesNo YearEvents

June 30
Laundry workers Johnny Rocky Rockwell and Leo Edwards drive around, getting drunk and searching for an automobile inspection station. They find Bob's Gas & Service.

115July 19 DatesNo YearEvents

July 19
The night that the worst heat wave in northern New England history finally broke, and the entire western Maine region was lashed with the most vicious thunderstorms David Drayton had ever seen.

116July 23 DatesNo YearEvents

July 23
David Drayton writes down the story of the mist at the Howard Johnson's motel near Exit 3, while outside pink bugs tick and thump off the glass.

117November 19 DatesNo YearEvents

November 19
Stella Flanders' birthday.

MAKE BELIEVE MAP
118Acorn Street MapTransit RoutesStreets

Acorn Street
Location of Charles' grammar school.

119Anderson Road MapTransit RoutesRoads

Anderson Road
Road that Mrs. Todd mentions to Homer when telling him about her shortcuts.

120Arrowhead Project MapStructuresMilitary Bases

Arrowhead Project
Mysterious government project located in Shaymore, Maine.

121Balfour Avenue MapTransit RoutesAvenues

Balfour Avenue
Milkman Spike Milligan delivers milk and other items to the residents of Culver Street and Balfour Avenue for Cramer's Dairy.

122Beachworld MapOuter SpacePlanets

Beachworld
Planet full of dunes but no water where FedShip ASN/29 falls out of the sky and crashes.

123Bear Road MapTransit RoutesRoads

Bear Road
Road that Mrs. Todd mentions to Homer when telling him about her shortcuts.

124Black Henry Road MapTransit RoutesRoads

Black Henry Road
Road in Castle Rock where McCutcheon's Cresswell truck finally gave up in spectacular fashion.

125Borrow's Cove MapWaterBodies of Water

Borrow's Cove
Cove on Goat Island, where the phone lines might have gone down when Vera is talking to Annie Phillips on the phone, causing crackling on the line.

126Bowen Hill MapNatureHills

Bowen Hill
Hill in Castle Rock where Nona tells the police officer her uncle lives.

127Bowen Road MapTransit RoutesRoads

Bowen Road
Road in Castle Rock blocked due to a live line down.

128Bull Pine Road MapTransit RoutesRoads

Bull Pine Road
Road that Mrs. Todd mentions to Homer when telling him about her shortcuts.

129Carbine Street MapTransit RoutesStreets

Carbine Street
Location of the fine new high school in Castle Rock.

130Carlton Memorial Women's Dormitory MapResidential CommunitiesApartment and Condos

Carlton Memorial Women's Dormitory
Women's dorm across the mall from Garrish.

131Cascade Lake MapWaterLakes

Cascade Lake
Also known as Cascade Beach. Lake 40 miles outside Pittsburgh.

132Castle County MapGeographic AreasCounties

Castle County
County where Uncle Otto lives.

133Castle Hill MapStructuresCastles

Castle Hill
When Uncle Otto moved to Castle rock and begin to speculate in real estate, he bought large house on Castle hill.

134Castle Lake MapWaterLakes

Castle Lake
Lake in Castle Rock where the Todds have a big summer home.

135Castle Rock MapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Castle Rock
City in Maine.

136Castle View MapUrban AreasNeighborhoods

Castle View
Castle Rock neighborhood where George's mother's siblings finally chipped in and bought a small house because the property values were low.

137Crystal Lake MapWaterLakes

Crystal Lake
Lake from one of Hal's memories of Uncle Will.

138Culver Street MapTransit RoutesStreets

Culver Street
Milkman Spike Milligan delivers milk and other items to the residents of Culver Street and Balfour Avenue for Cramer's Dairy.

139Derry MapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Derry
Maine town where the narrator's grandfather settled because of the lumber industry.

140First Avenue MapTransit RoutesAvenues

First Avenue
Address of Mother Crunch, the restaurant that Richard Pine reminisces about.

141Fruit Street MapTransit RoutesStreets

Fruit Street
Location of school for fruit.

142Goat Island MapGeographic AreasIslands

Goat Island
Island where Stella Flanders has lived all her life.

143Godlin's Pond MapWaterPonds

Godlin's Pond
Pond on Goat Island, where the phone lines might have gone down when Vera is talking to Annie Phillips on the phone, causing crackling on the line.

144Grover Street MapTransit RoutesStreets

Grover Street
Address of the Sons of Erin Hall, the location of small time racketeer Mike Scollay's sister's wedding.

145Harlow MapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Harlow
Small town in Maine across the river from Castle Rock.

146Johnson Flat Road MapTransit RoutesRoads

Johnson Flat Road
Road where Rocky and Leo in Rocky's Chrysler crash into a 1959 Mercury.

147Maple Sugar Road MapTransit RoutesRoads

Maple Sugar Road
Road in Castle Rock, address of Birches Cemetery.

148Morgan MapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Morgan
Town seventy miles from Chicago where in 1927 the narrator's band was playing jazz in a speakeasy.

149Motorway B MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Motorway B
Road with trees like willows overhanging the road that grab Homer's hat.

150Old Derry Road MapTransit RoutesRoads

Old Derry Road
Road that Mrs. Todd mentions to Homer when telling him about her shortcuts.

151Old Shaymore Road MapTransit RoutesRoads

Old Shaymore Road
Road in Shaymore, Maine, location of mysterious government facility known as the Arrowhead Project.

152Planet X MapOuter SpacePlanets

Planet X
Joke Norton makes when David tries to tell him about the tentacles.

153Province MapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Province
City in Vermont where the first human Jaunters - convict volunteers - were brought, gassed, and fed through portals exactly two hand-miles apart, one by one.

154Raccoon Head MapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Raccoon Head
Town across the Reach from Goat Island.

155The Reach MapWaterBodies of Water

The Reach
The body of water that separates Goat Island from the mainland.

156Shaymore MapUrban AreasCities-U.S.

Shaymore
Maine town, location of mysterious government facility known as the Arrowhead Project.

157Slyder's Point MapNatureNatural Areas

Slyder's Point
Cliff on Goat Island where Daniels, the sweet-talking fellow from New Hampshire that Big George Havelock had hired to help him out new sills under his house and a new engine in his Model A truck, had slipped and tumbled all the way to the bottom, breaking his neck and bashing his head in.

158Southern Hill MapStructuresBuildings

Southern Hill
Hill Rocky and Leo roar up on the wrong side of the road when Spike Milligan's milk truck comes up behind them.

159Southwest Bend MapTransit RoutesThoroughfares

Southwest Bend
Road in Castle Rock.

160Speckled Bird Mountain MapNatureMountains

Speckled Bird Mountain
Mountain that Mrs. Todd mentions to Homer when telling him about her shortcuts.

161Speckled Bird Mountain Road MapTransit RoutesRoads

Speckled Bird Mountain Road
Road that Mrs. Todd mentions to Homer when telling him about her shortcuts.

162Stackpole Road MapTransit RoutesRoads

Stackpole Road
Road in west Castle Rock.

163Stannous Road MapTransit RoutesRoads

Stannous Road
Road that Mrs. Todd mentions to Homer when telling him about her shortcuts.

164Surf City MapUrban AreasCities-Joke

Surf City
Joke Shapiro makes: Welcome to Surf City, Bill. Surf City sans surf.

165Town Road #6 MapTransit RoutesRoads

Town Road #6
Road that Mrs. Todd mentions to Homer when telling him about her shortcuts.

166Trinity Hill MapStructuresBuildings

Trinity Hill
Hill on Black Henry Road outside Castle Rock where McCutcheon's Cresswell truck overheated and exploded.

167The Trinity Hill Memorial Tourist Truck MapStructuresBuildings

The Trinity Hill Memorial Tourist Truck
Name the narrator's father gave to McCutcheon's Cresswell truck after if broke down and was left on Trinity Hill.

168Whitehead City MapUrban AreasCities-Outer Space

Whitehead City
City on Mars where Texaco Water transfers Mark Oates and his family.

OTHER
169Bellis the Fornit OtherQuotesQuotes

Bellis the Fornit
Bellis the Fornit: You may wonder about long-term solutions. I assure you there are none. All wounds are mortal. Take what's given. You sometimes get a little slack in the rope but the rope always has an end. So what. Bless the slack and don't waste breath cursing the drop. A grateful heart knows that in the end we all swing.

170David Drayton OtherQuotesQuotes

David Drayton
David Drayton: Having spoken, the doomsayer departs.

171David Drayton OtherQuotesQuotes

David Drayton
David Drayton: The Bridgton Pharmacy was a crazy shambles. Paperbacks and magazines were everywhere. There was a Spider-Man comic and an Incredible Hulk almost at my feet, and without thinking, I picked them up and jammed them into my pocket for Billy.

172David Drayton & Ollie Weeks OtherQuotesQuotes

David Drayton & Ollie Weeks
David Drayton: Ollie, let's go. And thank you.
Ollie Weeks: I killer her. Damn if I didn't kill her.
David Drayton: Yes. That's why I thanked you.
Ollie Weeks: I wouldn't have shot her, David. Not if there had been any other way.
David Drayton: Yeah.
Ollie Weeks: You believe it?
David Drayton: Yeah, I do.
Ollie Weeks: Then let's go.


173Fornit OtherLiving ThingsAnimals

Fornit
Luck elves that lived in author Reg Thorpe's typewriter.

174Fornus OtherMatterSubstances

Fornus
Good-luck dust that Fornits provide, the luck elves that lived in author Reg Thorpe's typewriter.

175Garrish OtherQuotesQuotes

Garrish
Garrish: You either ate the world or the world ate you and it was okay either way.

176Garrish OtherQuotesQuotes

Garrish
Garrish: God made the world in his image, and if you don't eat the world, the world eats you.

177George Bruckner OtherQuotesQuotes

George Bruckner
George Bruckner: God isn't the only one that plays dirty.

178Henry Wilson OtherQuotesQuotes

Henry Wilson
Henry Wilson (The Editor): Madness has to start somewhere. If this story's about anything - if events in own's life can ever be said to be about anything - then this is a story about the Genesis of insanity. Madness has to start somewhere, and it has to go somewhere. Like a road. Or a bullet from the barrel of a gun.

179Homer Buckland OtherQuotesQuotes

Homer Buckland
Homer Buckland: There's a difference between having your leg pulled and getting it shook like a damn apple tree.

180Jahoobies OtherLanguageSexual Jargon

Jahoobies
Rocky's slang for breasts.

181Mrs. Carmody OtherQuotesQuotes

Mrs. Carmody
Mrs. Carmody: Expiation! It's expiation we want to think about now! We have been scourged with whips and scorpions! We have been punished for delving into secrets forbidden by God of old! We have seen the obscenities of nightmare! The rock will not hide them, the dead tree gives no shelter! And how will it end? What will stop it?

182Narrator OtherQuotesQuotes

Narrator
Narrator: "No, I'm going to do it," Deke said, going for his coat, and with a mixture of dismay and excitement, Randy noted Deke's grin-reckless and a little crazy. The two of them had been rooming together for three years now-the Jock and the Brain, Cisco and Pancho, Batman and Robin-and Randy recognized that grin. Deke wasn't kidding, he meant to do it. In his head, he was already halfway there.

183Narrator OtherQuotesQuotes

Narrator
Narrator: LaVerne's panties were almost as transparent as her bra, the delta of her sex sculpted neatly in silk, each buttock a taut crescent.

184Narrator OtherQuotesQuotes

Narrator
Narrator: I turned around. It was one of the truckers from the booth. He had blond stubble on his chin and there was a wooden kitchen match poking out of his mouth. He smelled of engine oil and looked like something out of a Steve Ditko drawing.

185Operation Straw OtherPlansOperations

Operation Straw
Name for the first waterlift from the Martian ice-caps around 2045.

186Reg Thorpe OtherQuotesQuotes

Reg Thorpe
Reg Thorpe: Fornit Some Fornus.

187Richard Hagstrom OtherQuotesQuotes

Richard Hagstrom
Richard Hagstrom: I'm not going to kill him. I'm going to "delete" him.

188Richard Pine OtherQuotesQuotes

Richard Pine
Richard Pine: They say you are what you eat, and if so, I haven't changed a bit.

189Rudy Foggia OtherQuotesQuotes

Rudy Foggia
Rudy Foggia: It's eternity in there.

190Shapiro & Rand OtherQuotesQuotes

Shapiro & Rand
Shapiro: What's this place like? Where's the ocean at the end of the fucking beach? Where's the lakes? Where's the nearest greenbelt? Which direction? Where does the beach end?
Rand: End? Oh. I grok you. It never ends. No greenbelts, no ice caps. No oceans. This is a beach in search of an ocean, mate. Dunes and dunes and dunes, and they never end.


191Spike Milligan OtherCriminalsSerial Killers

Spike Milligan
Milkman / serial killer.

192The Spoon Torture of the Heathen Chinee OtherMiscellaneousTechniques

The Spoon Torture of the Heathen Chinee
George's older brother Buddy's torture technique - he sat on top of him with a knee on each of George's shoulders and tapped a spoon in the middle of George's forehead until he about went crazy.

193Untitled OtherThemesSolo


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