August 20, 2014
by Ross E. Lockhart
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The Perplexity from a Place Abroad, Round Six

The Perplexity from a Place Abroad Round Six Amanda Downum The thing which may once have been my uncle reached out for me, stroking again the edge of the mask where it fused with my own flesh. “Will you submit, … Continue reading

August 20, 2014
by Ross E. Lockhart
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The Perplexity from a Place Abroad, Round Five

The Perplexity from a Place Abroad Round Five Kyle Muntz “There is a hunger within this room,” said my uncle. “Can you feel it?” He stood behind a penumbra of smoke, two fingers closed around his cigar. In my youth, … Continue reading

August 20, 2014
by Ross E. Lockhart
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The Perplexity from a Place Abroad, Round Four

The Perplexity from a Place Abroad Round Four Rand Burgess There I was, standing over Dixion’s ghostly body as the last droplet of blood evaporated. Just outside the window a dove cooed in the metallic purple of sunset. The mask … Continue reading

August 20, 2014
by Ross E. Lockhart
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The Perplexity from a Place Abroad, Round Three

The Perplexity from a Place Abroad Round Three Ann K. Schwader Accordingly, I began by transcribing the bottle’s inscription. Although the text was not lengthy – only three lines, deeply incised in a curious spiraling slant — this proved more … Continue reading

August 20, 2014
by Ross E. Lockhart
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The Perplexity from a Place Abroad, Round Two

The Perplexity from a Place Abroad Round Two Alistair Rennie The first was an oddly shaped bottle of miniature dimensions, made, I believe, of some kind of admixture of ground quartz and red-colored clay. It was clearly ancient and bore … Continue reading

August 20, 2014
by Ross E. Lockhart
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The Perplexity from a Place Abroad, Round One

Today would have been H. P. Lovecraft’s 124th birthday. Unfortunately, we simply don’t have the resources to bake all of you shoggoth cupcakes, so instead we’d like to offer you a treat of a more literary variety. Author Rand Burgess … Continue reading

August 15, 2014
by Ross E. Lockhart
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The Children of Old Leech: Afterword

Today brings the final installment in our series of excerpts from The Children of Old Leech. We hope you’ve enjoyed these excerpts as much as we’ve enjoyed bringing them to you, and we sincerely hope that we’ve persuaded you to … Continue reading

August 11, 2014
by Ross E. Lockhart
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The Children of Old Leech: Introduction: Of Whisky and Doppelgängers

We told you there would be more this week. What follows is Justin Steele‘s introduction to The Children of Old Leech, “Of Whisky and Doppelgängers.” And stay tuned for more! — If you value your health, sanity, and general sense … Continue reading

August 8, 2014
by Ross E. Lockhart
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The Children of Old Leech: Excerpt: “Tenebrionidae,” by Scott Nicolay and Jesse James Douthit-Nicolay

Today brings our final excerpt from The Children of Old Leech, and features a collaboration between father and son, a tale of riding the rails, and secret societies, and gangs, and girls and dogs and far, far stranger things: “Tenebrionidae,” … Continue reading