Let me explain: fall is the best of times to go to Disneyland, because they fancy up some of the rides to be “Halloween themed.” The Haunted Mansion goes Nightmare Before Christmas, as I said before, and this year, they did Space Mountain up with the “Ghost Galaxy.” What is the Ghost Galaxy? you might ask yourself. We certainly did (I was holding out morbid hope that there might be something akin to Reavers). No, the Ghost Galaxy is (a more impressive IRL) this:
Awkward image thanks to Disneyland News Today. The Ghost Galaxy is a glowing yellow specter that creeps at your around the corners of the ride, more projections amongst the fake stars. Anyway, in the approximate month since we returned from Disneyland, it’s become a game amongst my people to find the Ghost Galaxy’s “cousins,” or other things that remotely resemble it. So here are some of those things.
6. Good old-fashioned creepy ghosts.
A la Ghostbusters. This posited by one of my people; having never seen Ghostbusters, I couldn’t say for positives, but it’s on the list.
5. Melisandre’s shadow baby.
Not that this picture shows it very well, but this guy is kind of the Ghost Galaxy’s cousin made of shadows. Birthed from Melisandre (Carice van Houten) creepily.
4. What the internet calls “Billith.”
I mean, obviously the Ghost Galaxy is glowing and yellow, and does not have fangs, whereas reborn-of-the-blood Bill (Stephen Moyer) is bloody and red, and has fangs. But Billith and the Ghost Galaxy make the same angry growly face, and they both have freaky blue eyes, and their textures are similar I guess.
3. The Mummy.
I think I saw this movie once. Maybe. This was posited by another of my people, and I’ll go with it.
2. Flayed Warren Mears.
I’m using a comics picture here because it gets to my point better and also is somehow less disgusting than actual fake-flayed person. If flayed Warren Mears was, again, made of glowing yellow instead of bloody red, that’s the Ghost Galaxy. Glowing viscera.
1. One of the Cabin in the Woods glass box monsters.
Presumably, this monster is some sort of shadow ghost thing. But aside from being not glowing and yellow, it looked exactly like the Ghost Galaxy.
–your fangirl heroine.