The Night and Silence - Maurice Level
Partnerships that lose a component will be challenged to survive without
a replacement. The empty spot can be cavernous to those of limited
Lazarus - Leonid Andreyeff
The last days of the man, miraculously raised from the dead, do not
promise for the rest of us something to look forward to, though he never
revealed the true secret and nature of the horror that awaits us.
Mr. Octbur - Joseph Payne Brennan
Will a prodigal son be remembered upon his return?
The Dog That Laughed - Charles Willard Diffin
When mad scientists do their thing, twisting the essentials of their
subjects, you can expect that beasts lurking in dark places may want to
Ah, Sweet Youth - Pauline Kappel Prilucik
If you are going to subscribe to an old woman's craft, be careful to
follow her directions to the letter.
The Man Who Never Was - R. A. Lafferty
The world is filled with nearly invisible made-up people who, with a
little encouragement, will simply cease to exist.
The Leaden Ring - S. Baring-Gould
Keep your attentions focused, honest and consistent, without fickleness
and vanity, or your eternal match may be tethered to the grave.
The Monster of the Prophecy - Clark Ashton Smith
It always amazes how mere alien creatures of monster status can so
successfully achieve interplanetary travel and perform miraculous
activities worthy of the best of our legends.