Before I started writing It…I walked all over town. In writing It, King says that he had to put himself into a semi-dreaming state where he flashed back to his childhood and the more he wrote, the more he remembered. But its kids are a little too perfect, viewed through a soft focus haze that is a bit too luminescent and forgiving. Throughout the book, Beverly is not only self-conscious about her changing body, but also unhappy about puberty in general. The Children's Gangbang in It It is probably the first book in the chronological King bibliography where you can point and say, "Here is where editors stopped telling King to rein that shit in. In the midst of the battle, Eddie is mortally wounded when he steps forward to save Ben, Richie, and Bill's lives. After the secretary leaves, Tom notes that his girlfriend is scared, adjusts her hair, and tells her to get herself under control for a meeting with their Japanese investors. Ben explains how he lost weight in high school after he left Derry and returned to Texas, as Beverly remembers cleaning up the blood in her bathroom but more blood came up. Then it turned out that he was right. Not one step out that door and she would hear the first, angry screams of dragon masturbation approaching In the context of the story, they've all just experienced a kind of cosmic terror: In the aftermath, Mike marks his own fading memories of the past as a sign that It was truly destroyed that time, and the adult Losers Club can return to their lives as the memory of the traumatic events fades entirely. Still, it's a good tale about the power of friendship and the strength of childhood imagination. Ben has a crush on Beverly that spans the period in their childhoods and is renewed in adulthood during the second battle with IT. Beverly realizes that the woman's teeth are rotting, and discovers that her tea has transformed into blood in the novel After that, the blood never came back. Balloons float out and Mike bats them away, horrified.