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This is how villains are made.

By John Albinson

Credit: Steve Wilkie/SYFY

So we guess you jerks like music too, huh? Well, you're all in luck! We've created an official Spotify playlist for all of the songs you'll hear on SYFY & USA Network's new original series, Chucky. And because we care so much about our viewers' music-listening habits (almost as much about their love for a knife-wielding doll), we're going to update it every week after each new episode airs on Tues. nights at 10/9c. Pretty killer, right?

While people have been excited to see Charles Lee Ray's transition to TV, an almost equally exciting development has been the fans' overwhelmingly positive reaction to the show's soundtrack.

Similar to the show's mix of horror, humor, and drama, its soundtrack is just as eclectic. The first episode opens with Billie Eilish's eerie tune "COPYCAT" before playing the creepy, slow burn that is Madalen Duke's "How Villains Are Made" (which could also be the plot of the premiere episode).  

But the soundtrack is not confined to just one genre. We also get the pop-happy "Blue Bird" by Vow, as well as a major doo-wop throwback in The Kac-Ties' "Mr. Were-Wolf." And Resident Aliens' "Bandit" — which sounds like the type of song Chucky and Tiffany might party to — also makes its way onto the playlist.

The third episode of Chucky, appropriately titled “I Like to Be Hugged,” added some more killer tunes that sound like (creepy) music to our ears! The highlight of this week’s installment has to be Blue Öyster Cult’s 1976 classic, “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper.” Hauntingly sung by Lexy (Alyvia Alyn Lind) to her younger sister as she cuddles up next to Chucky in bed, the track acts as a forewarning for all of the violence our stabby little friend inflicts in this episode.

But that’s not all! The kids hold a "silent disco" (because why not?) toward the end of the episode where we hear songs such as “Trifecta (We Came To Party)” and “Lifetime (Planningtorock ‘Let It Happen’ Remix). ” Now, these are tunes that most people would consider "dance songs," but Chucky considers "murder songs" — guess it’s just a matter of opinion!

We also hear Big Big Trouble’s “Amazon,” Black Devil Disco Club’s “ “H” Friend,” and SeamlessR’s “Momentum,” because if we’re going to show you the sinister exploits of a talking children’s doll, the least we can do is play some good music in the background, right?

We'll update this playlist every week, so be sure to come back for a fresh batch of killer tunes. And if you really want to be Chucky's friend ‘till the end, you can "heart" the playlist so it's automatically added to your personal Spotify library. Now that's to die for!

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Celebrity wrestler Liv Morgan has landed a cameo role in the fourth episode of the second season, " Chucky ", which airs pre-Halloween, October 26, . The female wrestling star announced her appearance on her Twitter page. nine0003

Previously, Liv Morgan spoke about being a big fan of the horror franchise " Kids Games " and dreaming of starring in a series about a sinister killer doll and becoming its victim. Moreover, for one of the matches, the girl cosplayed Chucky.

"I think I fell in love with horror when I got older, but I've been a fan of the Kid's Play franchise all my life," says the WWE star. "I've seen every movie and I really liked the first season of Chucky. My Chucky fandom is very, very close to me - I have three Chucky dolls at home." nine0003

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MILITARY LITERATURE --[ Biographies ]-- Ritter E.

Zulu Chaka

Chapter 6.

Reconciliation with Senzangakona. Zulu leader. Awards and punishments

About this time, Mbiya, Chaka's adoptive father, fell seriously ill. Chaka visited him every evening, walking ten miles back and forth. And this after a tiring day spent with the warriors whom he himself trained. In order to prolong the life of Mbiya, Chaka invited the best healers and promised them a large reward if they were successful. In addition, he often sacrificed a good bull to the ancestors of Mbiya. Only a summons to a meeting of the military council in the Dingiswayo (O-Engweni) kraal could prevent Chaka from visiting Mbiya. nine0003

The year was probably 1814, and Chaka was about twenty-seven years old when Dingiswayo sent one of his elders, Ngomaan, to Senzangakone Chaka's father and chief of the Zulu clan. Ngomaan said to Senzangakone: “The Great One ordered me to notify you that your son Chaka is with him. In this regard, the Great needs some clarification. Senzan-gakona took the hint and, with a proper escort and several wives, hastened to the kraal of Dingiswayo.

A big reception was held in his honor; the guests were treated with usual nguni generosity. Senzangakona's first appearance at court was marked by traditional ceremonies. The main dance has begun incond-lo. The unstoppable Chaka, whom his father had not yet recognized, danced with such skill and temperament that he aroused the admiration of all those assembled.

Listen! Senzangakona said. Who is this handsome and tall young man with fair skin who dances so wonderfully?

To this Dingisvayo replied:

His name is Nodumehlezi of the Jobe clan. It is difficult to say whether Senzangakona suspected anything, but he decided to inquire:

Where is Chaka then? nine0003

O chief, said Dingiswayo, he is afraid to go out! It was a hot day, and after dancing, Dingiswayo [73] invited Senzangakone to cool off in a nearby river. He also invited Chuck and several other young people to bathe. When they took off their clothes, Chaka noticed Senzangakona and shouted to his comrades: "Here is the leader!" Everyone but Chucky picked up their clothes and started to run. Chaka was alone by the river, and when Senzangakona asked his name, he boldly replied, "I am Chaka." So the old chief learned that the famous young warrior he admired so much was his son Chaka. nine0003

* * *

Senzangakona was so happy that his newfound son was famous and handsome, too, that it became clear to everyone that this son would become his favorite. And Dingisvayo needed only that; for by making sure that the position of chief in several tribes was inherited by his tried followers, he best strengthened the political system he had created.

However, Dingiswayo decided to use witchcraft to be sure. He had a large supply of potions for all occasions. After dedicating Chaka to his plans, he ordered to scatter various magical powders along the path where Senzangakone was to pass, and on his mat. Sprinkled liberally with them and Chaka, so that his charm became even stronger. All these means taken together were to give Chaka complete control over Senzangakona. And so it happened, for when Senzangakone hinted that he had been bewitched, the will of the old leader weakened, and Chaka, knowing about his power, received a psychological stimulus that further strengthened the already almost magical effect of his personality. nine0003

In the royal houses, the Nguni did not consider the birthright and the favorite son of the chief or king was usually appointed as the successor. Chaka, on the other hand, had four important advantages: 1) he was the eldest of all the sons of the leader who remained alive; 2) his courage in battle and his ability to command others were beyond doubt; 3) the father gave him preference; 4) he enjoyed and this was most important the support of Dingisvayo, who wished him success.

The King appointed Chaka as commander-in-chief of the armed forces and a member of his council. The new commander-in-chief made it a rule to visit all the military kraals in turn in order to strengthen discipline [74] and train the soldiers in forced marches. In fact, he became the inspector general of the army. nine0003

One of Chaka's first assignments as Commander-in-Chief was a very pleasant one: to restore his old comrade-in-arms Ng'oboke to the throne of the Sokulu clan. Many years ago, Ng'boka was deposed by his brother Nondlovu and took refuge with the Mthetwa. Now Nondlovu disobeyed the order to come to the court of Dingiswayo, and therefore it was decided to remove him and replace Ng'bokoy, at whose disposal a strong enough detachment was transferred for this. After a short but fierce battle, in which Nondlovu died, Chaka confirmed the power of the new leader. At that time, the kraal of the vanquished was not yet “eaten up” completely, as it was ruthlessly done later on. Before the departure of the commander-in-chief and his detachment, Ng'obo-ka held a great feast in their honor. He and Chaka remained the closest of friends throughout their lives. nine0003

By the end of the year, Senzangakona began to weaken rapidly and died at the beginning of 1816. Before his death, the exhausted old man yielded to the harassment of his eighth wife, Bibi, and appointed her son Sigudzhana as his successor.

When one of the Nguni chiefs dies, the subjects are told that he is "sick". This enables the heir to assert his power, and, if necessary, eliminate the "opposition". The body of the deceased is wrapped in a black bull skin and kept for some time in his hut in front of a lit hearth, which the guards do not allow to go out. In order not to feel the terrible stench, the guards plug their nostrils with the odorous plant Lippia asperifolia. nine0003

Although in everyday life the Nguni were good-natured and courteous, their social system retained numerous vestiges of primitive barbarism. When Senzangakona died, a cruel ancient ceremony took place in the kraal: his personal servants were caught and killed, and the bodies were placed in the chief's grave so that their spirits would remain with him. The murder was committed by sorcerers accused of serious crimes, for whom the death penalty was replaced by exile into the uninhabited jungle, where they were forever deprived of the company of other people. nine0003

When the day of the burial came, the subjects of Senzan-gakona dug a hole nine feet deep. Then a niche, three feet long and four high, was drawn aside from it. The grave was located in the valley of Mpenbeni, known [75] under the name Makosini (Place of Chiefs), where seven ancestors of Senzangakona had already been buried.

Meanwhile, two of Senzangakona's servants sat tied up in his hut, facing their dead master. When night fell and the magnifying glass rose, the executioner Khlati gave both the strongest beer to drink, which was used as an anesthetic (however, completely insufficient). The executioner had to break their bones and kill them without damaging the skin. nine0003

After a while, a group of people entered the hut without any decorations. They brought a rough litter and placed the corpse of the king on it. When they left, Khlati appeared again with his assistants. The last hour has struck for the servants. With their hands tied on their backs, they were led behind the funeral procession. Ahead of the doomed, but also at the end of the procession, walked the new leader, Sigudzhana. The mourners reached the grave and placed a stretcher on the ground next to it. Then they were lowered on ropes into the grave. The corpse of Senzangakona, which immediately after his death was bound in a sitting position, was placed in the same position in a niche, with his back to the wall, legs along the niche. The weapons of the deceased leader were placed next to him and at his feet. Stove pots and beer were placed in front of him. nine0003

The funeral procession was silent. The new leader of Sigujan stepped forward and made a sign to Khlati. Those who carried the stretcher placed it on its edge and held it in that position. The executioners grabbed the first victim, put her knees on the edge of the stretcher, and threw a heavy load on her legs to break them at the knees. The same fate befell the hands: they were also broken at the elbows, in the direction opposite to the natural bend. The groaning victim was laid on the ground with his mouth shut.

Then the second unfortunate person underwent the same terrible procedure. When his groaning body was also sprawled on the ground, the executioners returned to the first victim. nine0003

The servant was imprisoned. Rawhide rope was wrapped around his neck, leaving about six feet free at both ends. Khlati's henchmen tightened the ends, and when the victim almost suffocated, one of the executioners took a club. Striking it on a tightly stretched rope, he broke the servant's spine. The same was done with the second servant. Then the dead were tied up in a sitting position and lowered into the grave. There they were seated at the feet of the leader, facing him. After that, the grave was buried, a tombstone [76] was built over it from stones and covered with thorny bushes. A platoon of warriors for many moons guarded the grave day and night until the rite of return of the soul was performed. nine0003

When Chaka learned that Sigujana 'took over the throne by persuading the dying Senzangakon to appoint him as his successor, he was furious. Dingiswayo was also angry because no one asked his advice or consent. Chaka called his youngest and most beloved half-brother Ngwadi, Nandi's son from his marriage to Gendsyan. It was decided that Ngwadi would see Sigujana and advise him to get out of the way of Chaka before it was too late. Sigujana, however, became stubborn. Once, when Ngwadi and Sigujana were swimming, a dispute arose between them. This dispute ended in a duel not for life, but for death, in which Sigudzhana died. Some claim that Chaka instructed Ngwadi to gain confidence in Sigujapa, and then kill him with the help of assassins. However, although Chaka was known for his vindictiveness, he had his own code of honor. Ngwadi was a simple, honest, brave warrior. This is proved by his death: surrounded by enemies, he killed eight people before he himself fell. Besides, Dingiswayo would not approve of such an act. And why would the noblest of the Nguni stoop to such treachery when he had enough funds to drive a petty leader from the throne, capture him or kill him as a result of a fair fight. nine0003

Dingnswano summoned Chaka and asked him to become the leader of the Zulu clan. In doing so, he placed at his disposal the newly formed 2nd Izi-ts'we Regiment (later called "Ngomaan's Own Regiment"). This regiment came into existence thanks to the energetic efforts of Chaka, who sought to increase the army of Dingiswayo. Dingiswayo gave this,. part of the authoritative headquarters headed by Ngomaan and his nephew Sivangu from Mbikwaan. With this invincible army, Chaka entered his father's kraal Esi-Klebeni, where he spent his childhood years. nine0003

Chaka's huge, proportionately built figure, favorably emphasized by half a share in dress uniform, majestic, dignified bearing, combined with ease of movement, a penetrating look, a stern, stern face and an imperious look convinced the Zulus that before them was a true warrior king. [77]

A sigh of admiration escaped from the chest of those gathered when they saw Chaka in dress uniform, which in itself made a strong impression and unusually walked towards him. His shaved head was crowned with a ring of otter fur with tufts of red banana-eater feathers. A glossy blue crane feather, two feet long, protruded from the front. The shoulders and chest were adorned with a three-inch-long fringe of stripes of civet and blue monkey fur. The hip belt consisted of the same "stripes" that descended almost to the very knees. Four dressed oxtails were tied above each elbow, covering the upper arms in glossy white fringes. The same tails, attached under the knees, covered part of the leg up to the ankle. In his left hand, Chaka held a four-foot oval-shaped ox-skin parade shield. A black spot stood out on its snow-white surface. In Chuck's right hand was an assegai. nine0003

Ngomaan stepped forward to greet the elders of the Zulu clan, along with his retinues, who had gathered for the ceremony,

Children of Zulu! Today I present to you your new rightful leader, Chaku, son of Senzangakona, son of Jama, descendant of Zulu. Thus speaks through my mouth the Great One (Dingisvayo). Is there anyone here who can challenge the legitimacy of this decision? If there is, then let him come forward and say what he thinks, otherwise let him continue to remain silent.

There was complete silence. It was only in the back rows that someone stirred, as if about to speak, but the mere sight of Chucky silenced him. It was Ding-gaan, the half-brother of Chaka, the son of Mpikaze, the sixth wife of Senzangakona. At that time Dingaan was nineteen years old. He had just traveled to the country of the g'wabe and returned hoping to become chieftain. nine0003

Everyone is silent, Ngomaan said. If so, greet your leader.

Ba-ye-te! Nkosi!

This is how the nguni greet the king. They were drowned out like a thunderclap. It was the warriors of the Izi-ts've regiment who expressed their approval by simultaneously stamping their right foot on the ground. However, they could not pick up the greeting, for they were subjects of Dingiswayo.

Chaka did not stint on refreshments and ordered many bulls to be slaughtered for a big feast. With the men who brought Chaka's cattle among them was Ngwadi, came [78] Nandn, Nomts'oba and Pampata. They watched with bated breath the events of the day. They were hosted by old faithful friends Mkabi and Langazana, the first and fourth wives of the late Senzapgakona. nine0003

Before the feast began, Chaka called a meeting of the State Council (i-bandla) and in an authoritative tone assigned the members of the council a number of urgent matters. Such haste was unknown to the Zulus. The activists, active and impatient of delays, were an exception among them.

Convinced that he had no troops, Chaka immediately called for military service all the men of the Zulu clan who were able to bear arms. Disbanding the traditional "guilds", he identified men between the ages of thirty and forty and the Ama-Wombe regiment. Since they were all married and wore head rings, he allowed them to keep their social position and settled them in a new kraal on the river Nolele, which was then called "Belebele". Chaka entrusted the management of the kraal to his unmarried aunt Mkabaye, a woman known for her strong character. nine0003

Men between the ages of twenty-five and thirty, unmarried, but already wearing head rings{64}, he deprived of their former position and the right to wear them. They were considered youths again and were assigned to the Jubipg'waig regiment. Together with the U-Dlambedlu regiment, which included warriors born in 1790-1795 who did not yet wear head rings, they made up the Iznm-Pokhlo (Bachelor) brigade, and their kraal fell into submission to the dowager queens Mkabi and Lapgazape (ex-wives of Senzangakopa).

However, the first regiment that completely created Chuck was the U-Fasimba regiment, which consisted of twenty-year-old men. Chaka would have been right to put his mark on him. The warriors of U-Fasimba built a new kraal for Chaka and settled in it. No wonder they were called Chaka's soldiers. nine0003

Chaka chose a wonderful place for his new capital on the right bank of the Mhodi River, a tributary of the Umkumbaa-ia. He still had not forgotten the bitter hurts experienced in childhood, and therefore he named his new kraal "Kwa Bulawayo" {65} ("At the place of the murder"). This name served as an ominous reminder of the times when he shed tears. The first Bulawayo was a small village compared to the second, built a few years later in the valley of Umlatuzi, seventeen miles from Eshov. [79]

The second Bulawayo numbered one thousand four hundred huts, the first no more than a hundred. But the first one was built with the expectation that it would grow in the future. Subsequently, the number of huts in it probably doubled. nine0003

A month after he was raised to the sap of Chief Chaka, he moved to Bulawayo. By this time he was firmly seated in the saddle. His troops were in urgent training, and the Second Izi-ts'we Regiment, sent by Dingnswayo, was still standing nearby to keep neighboring tribes from interfering. Ngonyama and other well-known mbopambi blacksmiths were invited to Bulawayo. They were instructed to produce the required number of new assegai with wide blades as soon as possible. They were forged mainly from light copies out of two one massive one was obtained ik'wa. Sorcery and mystery were forgotten, blacksmithing has become an open and prosperous craft. They were led by Ngonyama. As a gunsmith, he achieved brilliant success.

Now it's time to give justice to all those who once offended Naydi and Chaka, and also prevented Chaka from becoming the leader of the tribe.

On the elevated side of the kraal stood a shady tree. Under his shadow, Chaka sat on the "judging chair", which consisted of rolled mats. On either side of him were squatting councilors and elders. Beside them stood specially selected executioners, armed with unusually heavy clubs. Behind Chaka and his advisers lined up in the form of a crescent moon was the elite half-company of the Fasimba regiment, the embryo of the future royal guard. nine0003

The first to appear before Moodley's court was Chaka's uncle on her father's side, the same Moodley who, upon learning of Nandp's pregnancy, sent her the ignominious message stating that it was just I-Chaka in her body.

The Zulus report that Napdi sat on a large mat to Chaka's left. Two warriors led Moodley to the judge. He was a tall, still slender, but somewhat overweight man of about sixty. He carried himself with dignity. Fifteen feet away, Moodlep and his guards halted. Raising their right hand, they greeted the king, shouting in chorus: “Ba-ye-te! Nko-si!” and then squatted down. nine0003

Chaka said in a soft, gentle voice:

Sakubopa (hello), Moodley. I have long wanted [80] to hear more wise words from your lips about these noxious insects these I-Chuck. Well, remember what message you sent to the E-Langeni clan, from which my mother comes?

I don't remember, O leader, replied Moodley.

You are the clan elder who comes up with the names. Would you be so kind as to explain why they called me Chaka?

No response. Chaka turned to his mother and said: nine0003

See, mother, the silence betrays him!

Chaka then turned to Moodley again and said in the same gentle tone:

Tell me, uncle, why did you always treat my mother so badly? Why did he always insult her? Speak because she is in front of you and wants to hear the answer.

But Moodley said nothing this time too.

Then tell me, continued Chaka, why, after my reconciliation with my father, did you constantly try to turn him against me? Why did he support Sigujana and even after his death did he want to accept me? nine0003

Moodley remained silent with an air of importance. Lowering his voice almost to a whisper, Chaka said:

A piece of red-hot iron or other means known to us can make you talk.

I have nothing to say, O leader, Mydley finally answered.

You hear, mother, he has nothing to say. Then you speak.

He was always cruel to me, Naydi answered.

That's enough, mother, Chaka said.

Then, rising to his full height, he shouted, his face contorted with anger: nine0003

You are sentenced to death, but your end will not be easy. And let everyone know that anyone who decides to offend my mother Nandi can consider himself dead, and they will kill him in a hard way {66}. But all those who smile at Ndlopukazi (“Elephant” an honorary title of queen in the Nguni states) will be able to get fat under my protection. And you hangmen hold Moodley while we look at other cases.

Chaka sat back down on the mats and, in the midst of deathly silence, ordered the next defendant to be brought forward. [81] The shocked spectators realized what their leader was like. Position and family ties did not save Moodley. nine0003

Twelve men, one after the other, appeared before Chaka, guilty of insulting Napdi, preventing Chaka from being elevated to the rank of chief, or both of these crimes. The interrogation of each was carried out in an authoritative voice and lasted several minutes. All defendants were sentenced to death by crushing the skull. An exception was made for only one of Chucky's opponents, whom Naidi said he was kind to her. Chaka canceled the death sentence and gave him a bull. At the end of the trial, Chaka turned to the condemned and asked if they had anything to say. At the same time, he noticed that he was not going to touch their families or livestock. nine0003

I'll tell you what, my brother's son, Moodley replied sedately. I am not afraid of death, for I have met her more than once on the battlefield. I am not afraid of pain either. But if a person of royal blood dies the death of a simple criminal, then this is a shame not only for the executed, but for all his relatives.

Well said, Moodley, replied Chaka. I would never have ordered you to be killed the way sorcerers are killed. I said that your end will not be easy. But you will suffer the death of a warrior. nine0003

Ba-ye-te! Nkosi! exclaimed Moodley, with a note of sincere gratitude in his voice. According to legend, he was about to take a sniff of tobacco for the last time when an elder approached him, armed not with a club, but with a spear.

You will suffer the death of a warrior, as commanded by Ndlo-vunkulu (Mighty Elephant). But take your time, woman (my father), the last pinch of tobacco is sweet. Perhaps you would like to convey something to those you will never see again.

Thank you, elder. This is what I want to convey through you to my sons and to all my family. nine0003

He paused and took another pinch from the snuffbox with the same composure as if he were sitting in a council meeting.

Tell them, listen to my words, you young warriors, that the Zulus now have a leader of leaders even greater than Zulu himself (heaven), from whose loins we all come and whose name we bear. Tell them that I was blind for not noticing it for a long time, and [82] that I deserve my fate, standing in the way of the Mighty Elephant, who will now trample me, but not touch my kraals. Tell them that I die with joy, for the Mighty Elephant will trample down the eternal enemies of our Butelezi, who have so often subjected us to the greatest humiliations, will swallow all the surrounding tribes and make the Zulus a great people. And finally, tell them to fight for the new leader, not sparing their lives. This is my desire and my order. Thus says Moodley, son of Nkwelo, who will now eat the earth. Now, elder, do your thing. nine0003

There was a tense silence.

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