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ALIEN: Manticore - An idea running on it's own

11 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Wynqarrin

 I and a friend of mine wrote a book and I mean a BOOK set in the ALIEN universe but took things in a different, non-trope direction. It has characters that act Intelligently, it covers a lot more ground that all of the ALIEN movies put together...in...

Mary.. Me?!

9 Aug 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Zuk

A normal school night didn’t seem so normal when it started raining cats and dogs. The heavy rain made the night foggy, dark, and more eerie than usual. My friends and I were staying late in school to do our assignments. I only had two friends with m...

The Case of Charles Dexter Ward

10 Jul 2021 5 minute read 1 comment The Archivist

(The Library: Book Review) Cosmic horror is hard to define. It seems to invade your universe and your soul from within. It exists and is present whether you admit it or not. There is no denying the ravaging effects and pure evil, it seems, lurks in t...

Metamorphoses

27 Jun 2021 2 minute read 5 comments The Archivist

(The Library: Book Review) It is perhaps trauma dating back from the crib that led Kafka to write such a novella about the helplessness of our own fight against change. Change is inevitable yet we grow like old trees, with our flaws and seasons chang...

A Black Cat and a Yellow Room

26 Jun 2021 2 minute read 5 comments The Archivist

(The Library: Books review) I knew I would get your attention with a black cat image. Poe also knew it. Because black cats have often been associated with the occult and bad luck. It is said that cats have nine lives and black cat lives matter. All o...

Dracula Moonlight Sonata

25 Jun 2021 2 minute read 1 comment The Archivist

(Library: Book Review) How fitting for the Strawberry Moon to take a new look at Dracula. Was it a good business deal for Jonathan Harker in the end? Shedding aside the warnings about vampires, he kept his word and visited the Count Dracula. Pros Pr...

No-Nonsense Review: The Screaming Skull (1958)

24 Jun 2021 3 minute read 0 comments Byzantius

As the film opens, the camera holds on a flame before slowly panning to a coffin. A voiceover informs us: The Screaming Skull is a motion picture that reaches its climax in shocking horror. It's impact is so terrifying that it may have an unforeseen...

Frankenstein Modern Prometheus

23 Jun 2021 3 minute read 3 comments The Archivist

(Book Review) The myth of the beast, of the creator's creature turning against him is exemplified in this brilliant novel by Mary Shelley. In this short review, I want to look at the main themes behind Frankenstein and the parallels we can draw to to...

Local Legend: The Tale of Upper & Lower Melinda

23 Jun 2021 2 minute read 3 comments RocketEnthusiast

Two centuries ago, there was a horrible drought in Reisterstown, Maryland. The harvest of 1806 was looking very grim. The hot summer flew by with hardly an inch of rain. The small farming settlement prayed for some wet weather, but none came. John Re...

The Legend of Black Aggie

18 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments RocketEnthusiast

Call me morbid, but sometimes I like to unplug and take a stroll in local cemeteries. I find the environment perfect for clearing my mind: wide open spaces, a peaceful tranquility, and rarely anyone else around. Perhaps Stephen King best described it...