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A curse was the supposed use of magic power on a person or object to cause harm. According to the Eleventh Doctor, a curse meant that "bad things are happening but you can't be bothered to find an explanation." (TV: The Curse of the Black Spot)
In the 17th century, the treasure of Captain Henry Avery was said to be cursed. (TV: The Smugglers) Captain Avery himself, along with the crew of the Fancy, believed that their ship was cursed when the Siren began taking them. (TV: The Curse of the Black Spot)
After its destruction from a nuclear reactor meltdown in 1939, the ruins of Heinrich Himmler's castle of Drachensberg were believed to be cursed. People who refused to move away from the area gradually became ill and died, as a then-unknown consequence of radiation poisoning. (PROSE: Timewyrm: Exodus)
The Friars of Pangloss told their slaves that they had been cursed by a piece of red glass. When the glass came to Olleril, the natives believed that it had cursed them as well; the human colonists also came to believe in the curse. (PROSE: Tragedy Day)