Was this really necessary? You don't like King, ok, that's fine but why bring him up in a discussion about Ray Bradbury?Are you purposefully trying to get King fans riled up? Being a King fan myself, it pisses me off when people, for no reason at all, try to slam King. I love Bradbury and respect what he did but to say that King is less original than him is absolutely ludicrous. Does King look up to Bradbury and been influenced by him, yes, that doesn't make him less of a writer, it just means he has good taste.