I often thought reading the books that prophecy is something that is nebulous, but it is made concrete by those who try to circumvent or prevent it. For a while both Harry and Neville were in the running to be the child of the prophecy who would destroy Voldermort. The two boys share a lot of personal characteristics.… » 11/21/13 5:41pm 11/21/13 5:41pm

I'd have to argue that the cats in A Dream of a Thousand Cats (by Neil Gaiman) are not evil. They found out that humans changed reality through the power of dreams. From cats as masters of their world, treating humanity as their servants and playthings, to humanity doing the same thing, and worse (like drowning whole… » 10/23/13 2:50pm 10/23/13 2:50pm

There was a great TV series in the UK in the mid-1980s called Dramarama, it was kind of like the Twilight Zone for kids. I particularly remember an episode called Death Angel: Three kids sneak into a stadium hall to try to get a look at the face of an almost mythical masked wrestler, called Death Angel. The urban… » 10/23/13 1:39pm 10/23/13 1:39pm