Again, producers, you mucked this one up: the group was sent to *bring everyone in Vegas together in the same place* so Flagg (and they) would all die in the explosion. Glen's death at Flagg's hands gives Larry and Ralph/Ray the strength they need to Fear No Evil. Flagg orders all of Vegas to attend the spectacle and then TCM pops up with his brand new nuclear friend and the Hand Of God etc etc etc. But in this version, everyone is in the Party Palace all night every night, so ...yeah, makes no sense.
Ugh. It's one of my favorite books because it's absolutely terrifying but th