Let's see, now... in HOGFATHER there are a number of stabbings, someone's killed by a man made of knives, someone's killed by the dark, and someone just been killed by a wardrobe. It's a book about the magic of childhood. You can tell.
Gods play games with the fates of men. But first they have to get all the pieces on the board and look all over the place for the dice.
...the proliferation of luminous fungi or iridescent crystals in deep caves where the torchlessly improvident hero needs to see is one of the most obvious intrusions of narrative causality into the physical universe.
We live in a science fiction universe. We have done for a long time.
This isn't life in the fast lane, it's life in the oncoming traffic. Terry Pratchet