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Major "Rooks" Pritchard, CSA, recalled -- novel finally nears release

Inez, NC — The last of 8 children, Asa was, in the great blizzard of February 29 1836, born into the loving arms of Hezekiah and Penelope Pritchard. 914 more words

Hooks

Ghastly Affair Character Classes Quick Reference Now Available

The Ghastly Affair Character Classes Quick Reference is now available in the Downloads section.

A single page summery of the characteristics of each basic Class in Ghastly Affair (excluding the special Vampyre and Werewolf Classes), it makes a great reference during character creation, and for the presenter to create unplanned NPCs during game play.

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MALDOROR: A NEGLECTED MASTERPIECE OF SURREAL HORROR

Balladeer’s Blog begins a comprehensive examination of The Songs of Maldoror, often referred to as just Maldoror. The original 1868 French language work by the self-designated Count de Lautreamont (real name Isidore Ducasse) was in verse form, which is great for poetry geeks like me but if you prefer prose there are plenty of prose translations available.  976 more words

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Review: Sunless Sea

I acquired Sunless Sea by impulse as soon as I heard it was a “story-driven roguelike”. I had heard of it before as a “lovecraftian ship navigation simulator”. 460 more words

Horror

A Cold Legacy

Goodreads Summary:

After killing the men who tried to steal her father’s research, Juliet—along with Montgomery, Lucy, Balthazar, and a deathly ill Edward—has escaped to a remote estate on the Scottish moors. 566 more words

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Storytime: "The Old House" (1)

(So, this is gonna be a reoccurring series of posts regarding a fictional letter I wrote one day on the bus from Minneapolis, based mostly off of my experiences with the excellent “ 903 more words

Her Dark Curiosity

Goodreads Summary:

Inspired by The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, this tantalizing sequel to Megan Shepherd’s gothic suspense novel The Madman’s Daughter explores the hidden natures of those we love and how far we’ll go to save them from themselves. 623 more words

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