Stephen King is known for his highly imaginative storylines, and his intimacy scenes are no exception. Disturbing literary scenes are nothing new - especially among horror writers - and King is definitely at the top of the list when it comes to creating shocking content. Some of the physical horror scenes in Stephen King novels stand out more so than others. Everyone was pretty creeped out by the infamous "group activity" scene involving a bunch of 11-year-olds in the book It. There was also quite a few disturbing scenes taking place in a prison in the novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption. The following list is comprised of the most shocking adult scenes from King horror novels.
Chapter 22 of Steven King's It is arguably one of the more disturbing scenes featured in a book. The rather controversial scene involves 11-year-old kids, the members of the Losers Club. The children participate in form of group relations led by the only female in the pack, Beverly Marsh.
The group of children becomes lost in the sewers and begins 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 intercourse 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 the Shawshank Redemption." In the story, the main character is Andy Dufresne, a man sentenced to life in prison for ending the lives of his wife and her lover. Despite all evidence against him, Dufresne always maintains his innocence. While Dufresne is serving out his sentence, a group of men in the prison referred to as the Sisters targets him.
The Sisters are able to corner Dufresne on several occasions and sexually overpower him. Defresne attempts to fight back on multiple occasions, but he is always overpowered and ends up in the prison hospital due to injuries.
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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 discharges on him.
Trashcan Man acquiesces, and the Kid takes it even further by placing the butt of his rifle inside the Trashcan Man's anus, which the latter enjoys.
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Within King's Nightmares & Dreamscapes is a short story titled "Dedication. Dedication," which 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 finishing 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 emission 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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