Tomorrow begins year LVI, Anno Satanas. This past year has been one of distress, a “sturm und drang” roller-coaster ride abetted by a global pandemic that caused numerous deaths and the collapse of many enterprises, reminding us of the fragility of the societies we’ve crafted. Many take social constructs for bedrock, but certain events prove them to be but gossamer configurations, torn asunder with a swiftness that alarms the naive, confirming the fundamental cynicism of those of us who carefully observe our history. There is a leaden inertia to the social order. Humans strive for instant gratification, resisting preparations for […]
M. R. Stover’s SIREN In this episode we bring you the concluding part to Stormcaller. This is the final story that was given to us by the late M. R. Stover. Jacoby Ash, a Revenant of hell has been dispatched to take care of the problem in Athens, created by the arrival of the Sirens. This is going to be the fight of his life as he has to take on not one, but seven creatures from the underworld—all of whom are as powerful in their seduction as in their savagery.