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Older Gods

They said the older gods were returning. They kept skulls of animals to approximate their gods. She liked the skulls very much. She could feel their power and promise when she held them. She could almost hear the gods on … Continue reading

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Ritual

She offered herself for the ritual. It was to be her twin sister, but she loved her sister too much. She said take me, and so they did. She was a believer, she always spoke in mystical terms, and saw … Continue reading

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Hallowed Grounds

They would come to worship in the depths of night, to these hallowed grounds. The forest marked the edges of humanity and the realm of the divine seemed but a heartbeat away, bleeding into their world through little candle lights. … Continue reading

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Old Sparky

Old Sparky’s been waiting for you, yes he has! He’s patient you know. Over time he always gets his food. There’s no escape. Though I wager you are trying still. All the money ran out for fancy lawyers, and now … Continue reading

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Climbing

I’m climbing beloved, answering your call. In the atmosphere so thick, so star strewn, so vast, I climb. Up the spiral staircase I ascend, answering your call. Am I going up or down, I wonder, for which is which in … Continue reading

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God’s Face

On his sixteenth birthday they took him to the special church. There, they said, he would undergo the trials and the tortures that would cleanse him, redeem him and make him worthy. Worthy to look upon it, to see it, … Continue reading

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Possessed

She did not know she was possessed for the longest time. No-one did. She didn’t act like someone possessed. Not like in the movies anyway. She didn’t talk in other languages or curse people. She didn’t writhe on a dirty … Continue reading

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Baphomet

His father told him of the Templar god. “Many men died for this idol,” he said. “Dignified, heroic, in torture and pain.” “And why would men die for an idol?” he asked, his eyes wide as he gazed at the … Continue reading

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Strangled

I am strangled by your rules What you prescribe for life The limitations of choice The dictates of your world All written in black and white As though in print they come alive And reach out to hold me down … Continue reading

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Alchemy

In those times we read the ancient book The masters of our little universe were alchemists and in awe we followed their dictates They fed on spells and death and hate into the mess of the nigredo each must fall … Continue reading

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