Stephen King is known for his highly imaginative storylines, and his sex scenes are no exception. Disturbing sex scenes in novels are nothing new - especially among horror writers - and Stephen King is definitely at the top of the list when it comes to messed up content.
Some of the sexual horror scenes in Stephen King novels stand out more so than others. Everyone was pretty creeped out by the infamous group sex involving a bunch of 11-year-olds in the book It. There was also quite a few disturbing sexual assault scenes taking place in a prison in the novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. The following list is comprised of the most horrifying Stephen King adult horror scenes. Continue reading to learn more about King's most disturbing works, but fair warning, this content is NSFW.
Chapter 22 of Steven King's It is arguably one of the more disturbing sex scenes featured in a book. The rather controversial scene involves 11-year-old kids, the members of the Losers Club. The group participates in a weird form of group sex led by the only female in the pack, Beverly Marsh. The group of children becomes lost in the sewers and begin to panic, only for Marsh to offer herself up to the boys to stop them from panicking and solidify their friendship. One by one, Marsh has sex with the six boys in the group.
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King's novella Different Seasons is comprised of four stories, one of which is Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. In the story, the main character is Andy Dufresne, a man sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his wife and her lover. Despite all evidence against him, Dufresne always maintains his innocence. While Dufresne is serving out his sentence, he is constantly harassed by a group of men in the prison referred to as the Sisters. The Sisters are able to corner Dufresne on several occasions and sexually assault him. Defresne attempts to fight back on multiple occasions, but he is always overpowered and ends up in the prison hospital due to injuries.
In King's book The Stand, schizophrenic-pyromaniac Donald Merwin Elbert - better known as the Trashcan Man - runs into a crazed maniac who is called the Kid. The two begin traveling together and one day the Kid demands the Trashcan Man ejaculate on him. Trashcan Man acquiesces the Kid, and Kid takes it even further by placing the butt of his rifle inside the Trashcan Man's anus. Oddly enough, the Trashcan Man ends up getting pleasure from this sadistic act.
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Within King's Nightmares & Dreamscapes is a short story titled Dedication. Dedication is about a very unlikable but well-known writer who spends a lot of his time in a hotel. The writer can usually be found compulsively pleasuring himself and ejaculating all over his bed, which the maid must clean every day. Despite the man being an alcoholic, prejudiced, and an overall loathsome man, the maid, Martha Rosewell, decides she would like to eat the semen that is all over the sheets. The pregnant maid does this as part of a black magic spell in hopes of passing the talent and success of the man to her unborn son. Rosewell ends up with a successful writer as a son.
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