“When I placed my head on my pillow, I did not sleep, nor could I be said to think… I saw — with shut eyes, but acute mental vision, –– I saw the pale student of unhallowed arts kneeling beside the thing he had put together. I saw the hideous phantasm of a man stretched out, and then, on the working of some powerful engine, show signs of life, and stir with an uneasy,... [click here for more]
"At the door of life, by the gate of breath, There are worse things waiting for men than death."
–Algernon Charles Swinburne, The Triumph of Time
London sits at the heart of a vast and haunted empire. Within its sprawling fortifications, its teeming population lives alongside the spirits of the discarnate dead.... [click here for more]