Vol 1 No. 5
Cassius - Henry S. Whitehead
The trouble with diminished parasitical twins is not that they must be
surgically removed, but that given an impetus to survive, they can often
torment their bigger host until a furred savior comes along.
Love at First Sight - J.L. Miller
When potions belong to the physics of the Universe, one can fairly easily
predict the results of drinking anything.
Five-Year Contract - J. Vernon Shea
In any contract with the Devil, there is always the fine print. Too bad
the Unholy Master's representative did not anticipate what most readers
The House of the Worm - Merle Prout
"In even these massive trunks the worms crawled -- and ate. It was a
forest of death ... Mighty is our Lord, the Worm. Mightier than all the
kings of heaven and of earth is the Worm."
The Beautiful Suit - H.G. Wells
How to wear a suit of clothes for one final maximum effect.
A Stranger Came to Reap - Stephen Dentinger
A soldier comes to a simple farmstead, but loses control and must be
The Morning the Birds Forgot to Sing - Walt Liebscher
The Grim Reaper wanders the land knocking off our little feathered friends
as if he's got nothing better to do. Though we know this is just a
side-hobby to his regular agenda.
Bones - Donald A. Wolheim
Bringing ancient corpses back to life is not as easy as it might sound,
for there is usually an unanticipated technical issue.
The Ghostly Rental - Henry James
Not every authenticated goblin is an apparition, but as we age and our
missions evolve, we are destined to stumble into the realm of ancient
dramas, during which we should aspire to be respectful of the
tragedies of others.