When Stephen King – the undisputed master of horror – thinks you're scary, you're in trouble.
That's the problem facing Donald Trump, who King jokingly told Twitter he was casting as the lead monster in his "latest horror story".
My newest horror story: Once upon a time there was a man named Donald Trump, and he ran for president. Some people wanted him to win.— Stephen King (@StephenKing) October 21, 2016
Whatever it is – Trump's ghostlike hair, his radioactive perma-tan, or ability to spout terrifying garbage without any semblance of human conscience – there's no arguing the presidential candidate is pretty frightening.
And as expected, Twitter played an absolute blinder in reaction to King's tweet. Here are some of the most horrifyingly brilliant reactions so far.