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Nobody cares. Nobody could do that. Nobody loves you.
Nothing is impossible, but more and more people begin to believe so. And negating all possibility is a component of perhaps the worst thoughts and insults. Negativity, as all things, can pool around an area or a thought.
But such negativity wasn't meant to be. A Nobody can be spawned from it; from a common belief, from an oft-repeated phrase. Nobodies exist solely to reverse and disprove. A lonely girl who is told "Nobody loves you" all her life can suddenly meet the perfect boy, who props her up, teaches her to move and speak like other people, and show her that she is loved and can be loved. When she begins to believe it... the Nobody disappears.
This seems rather harmless. But what if something gets in the way of its goal? If it sees its obstacle, it will remove it in maybe the most direct way. Maybe not. Such obstacles should count themselves lucky that the Nobody itself takes notice, as otherwise, unnatural phenomena manifest in increasing intensity, the subconscious work of the Nobody, until the obstacle is removed.
Those who abuse the lonely girl most may find themselves struck silent; the Nobody knows, in its driven mind, that the deaths of such people may hurt her and harm its goal. They may alternatively find themselves suddenly realizing the pain they have inflicted upon her.
Some Nobodies, however, are not so lucky. Nor are their targets or victims. They may instead choose the most direct path to removing their obstacle permanently, regardless of how it will affect their goal. Instead of silencing or making them repent, it may otherwise decide to simply kill them. The lonely girl's path will be dripping the blood of all those who have ever wronged her.
The only known way to eliminate a Nobody is to wait until its job is finished, or help it finish it. Spotting one can be very difficult, as depending on their duty, they may not even have a physical or astral shape, and there is often very little to distinguish a normal creature of its kind from it.
Stats and skills are varied, as necessary for the negativity they attempt to reverse.
(Keep in mind that this is only a single example for its presence, and that conceivably, the concept extends to all languages with a "nobody" or "no one" equivalent.)
Nobody is challenging the incumbent.
stange_person | profile | Oct 05, 08 | 1:29 am
I'm confused about what the Nobody accomplishes. Who does it target? The person who taught the girl to love or those who convinced her nobody loved her?
vagina = fun! | profile | Dec 22, 08 | 4:39 pm
I believe it's target depends on that which is negated. In this case, it's target would be the little girl, since she is the one that most strongly believes "nobody will love her"; and by loving her, the nobody destroys the belief. It's all a very relative connundrum.
With the advent of the internet and thus millions telling thousands, "Noone loves you" or "Noone cares what you think", it might be appropriate for any Nobodies spawned to any of these thousands to be inherently flawed in some further way.
ODLogan | profile | Sep 14, 09 | 4:12 am