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A Tribute to Neil Gaiman's Death
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goldie_gargoyle [userpic]

Hey, has anyone heard any more info about the "Death: The High Cost of Living" film? Have there been any hints as to who might be playing Death?

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The Technicolour Wokling [userpic]

merfilly suggested I post my latest fic here. I figured since I write a lot of Death-centric fic, I'd link the older stuff while I'm at it. :p

Big Brother"

Sometimes, even Death needs someone to talk to. (Death, Destiny)

She Likes Umbrellas

The Death of Discworld throws a party and invites the Death of Sandman. (Death/Death... why yes, it WAS a dare :p)

Death Sentences

50 sentences about Death, the universe and everything. (Written for 1character) (Death, assorted others)

One Chance to Cry

Death in the aftermath of "The Kindly Ones". Sometimes, it's not easy. (Death)

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Bakery Fresh [userpic]

In all fairness, she scares the crap out of me.


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Bakery Fresh [userpic]

What was Death's best and worst moment? 

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goldie_gargoyle [userpic]

Thought I might try and contribute something and see what happens. Just a simple question for everyone: which of Death's outfits are your favourites, and why?

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Bakery Fresh [userpic]

Death would be ashamed.

Or she'd shrug and eat a chemical filled hot dog.

I'll go with the previous to prove a point. 

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salvaginghonor [userpic]

Despite only being present for two days San Diego Comic Con 2007, Neil Gaiman (sort of) made an appearance at the annual Masquerade costume competition!

I know its a bit cocky to start tooting your own horn on the first post in a community, but I really though that fans of Neil Gaiman would particularly enjoy the Masquerade skit I put on with my friends. The skit features five of the Death (me), Destiny, Desire, Destruction, Delirium, Door (Neverwhere), the Marquis de Carabas (Neverwhere), and Lucifer searching for an absent Dream. Beware of overwhelming cheesey-ness

I'd really like to hear the honest opinions of fans on how well we did. (I won't cry if you say you didn't enjoy it)

Sandman: Dreams of Gaiman

posted at neil_gaiman, death_is_peachy 

Bakery Fresh [userpic]

For those who have seen it, and perhaps read it, what do you think of the movie?

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Bakery Fresh [userpic]

Not to many from Death though. I guess you guys will have to submit some.

"Can't say I've ever been too fond of beginnings, myself. Messy little things. Give me a good ending any time. You know where you are with an ending." -- One of the Kindly Ones 

"Me? Lady, I'm your worst nightmare — a pumpkin with a gun." --
Mervyn Pumpkinhead

I tell you, I'm sick and tired of women in our line being stereotyped as black widows or killer nurses. I'm a serial killer, and a woman, and I'm proud of it.
-- Dog Soup, in SANDMAN #14: "Collectors"

Have you ever spent days and days and days making up flavors of ice cream that no one’s ever eaten before? Like chicken and telephone ice cream?
Green mouse ice cream was the worst. I didn’t like that at all.
-- Delirium, in Brief Lives

Dreams are weird and stupid and they scare me.
-- From Rose Walker's diary, in SANDMAN #16: "Lost Hearts"

Is the chemical aftertaste the reason why people eat hot dogs, or is it some kind of bonus?
-- Death, in Death: The Hight Cost of Living

What we are, we choose to be.
-- Nuala, in The Kindly Ones

You know the best thing about aeroplanes? Apart from the peanuts in the little silver bags, I mean. It's looking out of the windows at the clouds, and thinking, maybe I could go walking in there. Maybe it's a special place where everything's okay. Sometimes I do go walking in the clouds. But it's just cold and wet and empty, but when you look out of a plane it's a special world...
-- Delirium, in Brief Lives

- I think the whole world's gone mad.
- Uh-Uh. It's always been like this. You probably just don't get out enough.
-- Sexton Furnival and Death, in Death: The High Cost of Living

It is a fool's prerogative to utter truths that no one else will speak.
-- Dream, in Dream Country

You know something? We came here for you, a long time ago, when you died. Well, it wasn't here and that wasn't you, but we did anyway.
-- Delirium to Despair, in The Wake

- Del?  That's not for eating.  I think it's a table decoration.
- It's nice.  It tastes a bit like forever... I like the way colors taste.  Except I don't like crimsons... or turquoises... especially when they put their heads in their shells and won't play, and when you break their shells to let them out, they DIE...
- That's turtles, dear.  Or tortoises.
- I think it's Turquoises.
-- Delirium, with Death and Despair helping a bit, in The Wake

Anyway:  I'm not blessed, or merciful.  I'm just me.  I've got a job to do, and I do it.  Listen: even as we're talking, I'm there for old and young, innocent and guilty, those who die together and those who die alone.  I'm in cars and boats and planes; in hospitals and forests and abbatoirs.  For some folks death is a release, and for others death is an abomination, a terrible thing.  But in the end, I'm there for all of them.
-- Death, in Dream Country

All right. I admit it. He's got a point.
The sunsets are bloody MARVELOUS, you old bastard.
-- Lucifer, in Season of Mists

Facets, Matthew.
-- Dream, in The Kindly Ones

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Bakery Fresh [userpic]

Now, I know it was once mentioned that Delirium was once engaged and that may have had a great deal to do with Delight transforming. Since I haven't kept up on recent Sandman stuff, did they ever resolve that? Was it disproven, unanswered, etc.?

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