“I think that friendship always makes us feel such sweet gratitude, because the world almost always seems like a very hard desert, and the flowers that grow there seem to grow against such high odds.”
― Stephen King, The Eyes of the Dragon
Another reason for rejection of The Eyes of the Dragon was the fact that it was fantasy, with little to no elements of horror. This drove Stephen King to write Misery as a metaphor for the fact that he was chained to writing horror fiction.
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