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  • Candyman. Candyman. Candyman. CandymanCandyman- wait, what was that?  

  • That slight rustling sound behind you. Was it  just the air conditioning, or the movement of a  

  • vengeful wraith? What is it exactly that's making  the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end?  

  • It's nothing, you say to yourself, only  to feel the cold,sharp steel of a hook  

  • running along the naked skin on the back of  your neck, tracing a pattern to your throat.

  • You called, I came. Nowcome with me, to paradise!”  

  • The gravelly voice is the last thing you  hear as a hook plunges into your throat.  

  • Candyman has struck again, and  claimed one more curious victim.

  • But hold up, let's pump the brakes and press  rewind. So, you called out to an ancient  

  • ghost refusing to believe it was anything more  than an urban legend, now the hook-handed wraith  

  • is after your very soul. How are you  going to defeat and survive Candyman?

  • Who- or what- exactly is Candyman?

  • Like most vengeful wraiths, Candyman's  origin tale is a tragic one.  

  • Born to a slave who became wealthy mass  producing shoes during the Civil War,  

  • Daniel Robatille was a talented and  slightly famous painter who toured the land.  

  • One day he was asked to paint a portrait  of a wealthy white landowner's daughter,  

  • only to commit one of the gravest of sins for  a black man in America during the turn of the  

  • 20th century - falling in love. Pregnant with his  child, the father sent a lynch mob after Daniel.

  • Before killing him though, the mob used a rusty  blade to saw off his right hand. Then, they beat  

  • and whip him before covering him in honey fromlocal apiary. The frenzied bees swarmed Daniel and  

  • stung him to death, but not before he was forced  to look at himself in his beloved's fancy mirror.

  • Years later, Daniel would rise again  as a vengeful ghost, taking on the name  

  • 'Candyman' as he was termed by local  children due to his death by the bees.  

  • Now, anybody brave- or foolish- enough  to utter his name five times in a mirror  

  • and then turn the lights off will meet  death at the end of Candyman's hook-hand.

  • Alright, we best get strategizing because  Candyman is one of the most terrifying villains  

  • you've ever encountered. He's also one of the  most relatable though, and his death the most  

  • tragic, but you better push all sympathy  aside because Candyman will show you none.

  • First, you're going to have to  deal with your mirror situation,  

  • because unlike most spirits, Candyman needs to  use a mirror to access the physical world. Of  

  • course unlike most spirits who can't physically  harm people and need to possess a body to do so,  

  • Candyman can and absolutely will harm the  crap out of you with his meathook hand.

  • You need blankets, and a lot of them, because  you're going to have to cover up every mirror  

  • in your house. With no mirrors to travel  through, Candyman is stuck on his side of death,  

  • and unable to cross. But what if he's already  here? How do you deal with Candyman then?

  • Well, your most immediate concern is making sure  that your insides stay, you know, on the inside,  

  • because Candyman is going to try to ventilate  your guts with that meathook first chance he gets.  

  • You can go the prison route, and make yourself  body armor out of phone books, but Candyman is  

  • crazy strong- strong enough to pick you up  and fling you across the room with one hand.  

  • So you need something a bit more heavy dutyIt's time to head down to your local museum,  

  • or just raid your fantasy nerd friend's house and  get your hands on an authentic steel breastplate.

  • Modern body armor is great for bullets, but it  doesn't do so well against low speed impacts from  

  • knives and the like. For this, it's time to go old  school- literally- because our medieval ancestors  

  • definitely knew a thing or two about keeping  sharp bits of metal away from their insides.

  • Now that you're somewhat protected from getting  hooked to death, you've got another of Candyman's  

  • weapons to worry about- bees. Unless you want  to go the way of Nicholas Cage in Wicker Man,  

  • you're going to need to find a way  to keep the endangered, but lethal,  

  • buzzbois from stinging you to death.

  • Wherever he goes, Candyman has access to swarms  of bees he can send on unsuspecting victims-  

  • not unlike one of Bioshock's best plasmid  powers. That's thanks to a whole hive of  

  • bees that live inside his hollowed out rib cagewhich is a pretty metal place to have a beehive.  

  • While having a Big Daddy around right now would  be a big help- not to mention the ability to shoot  

  • fire or ice at will- you're on your own, and you  gotta find a way to protect yourself from those  

  • bees. A simple bee suit will do, though you  better keep plenty of duct tape on hand because  

  • a slash from Candyman's hook-hand will open  your suit and allow bees to swarm you to death.

  • Of Course you could just kill Candyman's bee's  directly by using any number of modern pesticides.  

  • What this will do to Candyman  himself is largely unknown,  

  • but if humans are good at anything, it's  definitely driving bees to extinction.

  • Alright, you got your bee suit, your duct tapeand a 15th century breastplate to protect your  

  • gooey bits from getting hooked to death- now how  do you beat an immortal vengeance-fueled wraith?

  • Well, with Candyman you actually have two  choices- you can either find and destroy  

  • the hand-held mirror given to him as a gift  by his beloved, and thus set his spirit free  

  • to move on to the afterlife, or you can  simply make people forget about Candyman.

  • Candyman is actually, well, kind of a narcissistHe's the kind of guy that shows up at the dinner  

  • party and never asks you even once about your  life, instead just going on and on all night about  

  • his rib-cage bee hive or how he was murdered  for loving a woman of another race. Sheesh,  

  • we get it, you had a tragic life and now carry  bees where your internal organs used to exist,  

  • but can you ask even just  one single question about us?

  • No, Candyman cannot, because Candyman is all about  Candyman with a capital C. At some point in his  

  • unlife, Candyman grew to love the notoriety and  fear that he spread through the community that he  

  • haunted, even going so far as to spur his own  pseudo-religion complete with altars, murals, and  

  • devoted faithful. Candyman's love for himself grew  to such levels, that his very power is now tied to  

  • people's fear of him- if not enough people fear  Candyman, he's not able to manifest in our world.

  • Don't get it twisted- we're not saying  that you have to not fear Candyman,  

  • he'll definitely still turn your guts into  garters even if you're not afraid of him.  

  • You have to get everyone else to not fear  him, because only when he fades from the  

  • public consciousness, like all of Alec  Baldwin's brothers, will he stop existing.

  • Of course getting people to not be afraid of a six  foot five killer with a hook for a hand and killer  

  • bees for organs is probably not an easy task- so  maybe go for the mirror instead. This will require  

  • some digging to find where Candyman's remains are  buried, but with some good old fashioned elbow  

  • grease and a whole lot of digging, you should find  his casket and the mirror that keeps him alive

  • Then it's as simple as taking a rock  to said mirror and goodbye Candyman,  

  • because without the mirror of his beloved  to hold his soul in this world, Candyman can  

  • no longer return to the world of the living ashook-handed, murder-bee plasmid power evil wraith.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/29
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