The Darker Realms
This blog is about the darker realms, the places where nightmares and dreams lurk below conscious thought. Join me in a journey into the night.
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Once upon a time there was a wicked magician who became obsessed with a young local girl. She was unimpressed with his tricks and fancies and loved another simple boy, and the wicked magician was furious. He determined if he … Continue reading
I knew a magician once. Not the kind that performs sleight of hand on stage, or hypnotises the gullible. The real thing, a magician who practised ritual and who believed, to his essential core, in the ultimate strangeness of the … Continue reading
Pieces of me Take such pieces of me Blood from my veins Flesh from my limbs Hair from my scalp Take it all now Ghostly hands will have Their due Pieces of me Consume such pieces of me All that … Continue reading
Looking back, Lisa might have cause to consider this night – the ‘Twin Peaks’ night – as a kind of turning point, or even harbinger of the future. She might scavenge in her memory of the night, every word … Continue reading
‘I like your raven hair,’ the blonde girl said to Mandy, her voice very sweet but with the threat of something else beneath it. They were in the school cafeteria, and it was the beginning of Mandy’s second week at … Continue reading