Stephen King: Characters with Mind Powers

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Stephen King: Characters with Mind Powers

Children or Teens with Mind Powers:
  • Children of Haven in Tommyknockers (Alien gas makes them geniuses)
  • Stebbins in The Long Walk (mind reading)
  • Carrie White in Carrie (Telekinetic, born with it)
  • Danny Torrance in The Shining (The Shine, born with it)
  • Leo Rockway (Joe) in The Stand (precognition, mind reading)
  • Charlie McGee in Firestarter (Pyrokinetic, child of parents with powers from Lot 6 experiment conducted by The Shop)
  • Dinah in The Langoliers
  • Douglas "Duddits" Cavell in Dreamcatcher
  • Abra Stone in Doctor Sleep (The Shine, born with it)
  • Brad Trevor (baseball boy) in Doctor Sleep (The Shine, born with it)
  • Luke Ellis and the other kids in The Institute (Telepathic & Telekinetic)
  • Alain Johns in The Dark Tower series (mainly Wizard and Glass, The Touch, which is precognition and 1. Telepathic)
  • John "Jake" Chambers The Dark Tower series
  • Thad Beaumont and his twin George Stark in The Dark Half (brain surgery to remove his absorbed twin)
  • Tyler Marshall in Black House (Telepathic & Telekinetic, a Breaker (Dark Tower reference))
Adults with Mind Powers:
  • Adults of Haven in Tommyknockers (Alien gas makes them geniuses)
  • Danny Torrance in Doctor Sleep (The Shine, born with it)
  • Dick Hallorann in IT and The Shining (The Shine, born with it)
  • Mother Abagail in The Stand (The Shine, born with it)
  • Vicky McGree in Firestarter (mild telekinesis and telepathy, power from Lot 6 experiment from The Shop)
  • Andrew McGee in Firestarter (mind control, power from Lot 6 experiment from The Shop)
  • Johnny Smith in the Dead Zone (clairvoyance from brain injury)
  • Ralph Roberts in Insomnia (can see people's auras, can see little men in a different level of reality, and can travel to these different levels of reality)
  • Jack Sawyer in Black House, The Talisman and The Little Sisters of Eluria
  • Brady Hartsfield in Finders Keepers and End of Watch (Telekinetic and Mind Control from brain injury) which is parts 2 and 3 of the Bill Hodges trilogy starting with Mr. Mercedes
  • Edgar Freemantle in Duma Key (clairvoyance from brain injury)
  • Jerome Wireman in Duma Key (mind reading from brain injury)
  • Elizabeth Eastlake in Duma Key (clairvoyance from brain injury)
  • Randall Flagg in The Dark Tower series, The Stand, and The Eyes of the Dragon (Telepathic, mind reading, mind control)
  • John Coffey in The Green Mile (mind reading with touch, for example, he can see their past, healing powers with touch)
  • Judy Marshall in Black House (connection to the Tower realm and to Jack Sawyer, who also has mind powers, and a twinner in an adjacent world)
  • Blaze in Blaze has the Shine to talk to George, who is dead.
Date Created September 18, 2020
Last Updated September 18, 2020
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