Chapter IV: OF HIS INGENUITY IN RESCUING HIS MASTER'S MONEY FROM THE TURCOMAN, AND OF HIS DETERMINATION TO KEEP IT. She was not a person to excite sensations of a tender nature in a novice like me; for, in the first place, she was of an unwieldy size...
Hajji Baba, Chapter 3:Into What Hands Hajji Baba Falls, and the Fortune Which His Razors Proved to Him Following is Chapter 3 of Hajji Baba of Ispahan, an 1824 adventure novel set in 18th century Persia that was written by British diplomat James ...
Hajji Baba, Chapter 2: Hajji Baba Commences His Travels, His Encounter with the Turcomans, and His Captivity Following is Chapter 2 of Hajji Baba of Ispahan, an 1824 adventure novel set in 18th century Persia that was written by British diplomat James...
Hajji Baba, Chapter 1: Of Hajji Baba's Birth and Education Following is Chapter 1 of Hajji Baba of Ispahan, an 1824 adventure novel set in 18th century Persia that was written by British diplomat James Justinian Morier. Additional chapters will follow weekly. We very much hope you will...
The Ballade of Belvidere: Knight Readers might be surprised to learn that this amusing illustrated poem about a knight errant, complete with giants and other dire foes, dates to 1894! It was written by author Ralph W. Bergengren and illustrated by artist R.B. Birch for St. Nicholas, a literary periodical of that era. 
Ill Met in the Necropolis: Part IV The moment of impending violence shattered with the sound of tearing wood and a roar like the fires of Tartarus. The remains of the coffin lid rained down on the assembled thieves in a shower of rotting splinters. Each suspecting trickery but too shaken by the possibility of darkest...
Ill Met in the Necropolis: Part III Continued from Ill Met in the Necropolis: Part II
Ill Met in the Necropolis: Part II Continued from Ill Met in the Necropolis: Part I “Still no casket,” Phokas wheezed, hefting his shovel once more.
Ill Met in the Necropolis: Part I Uli and Volg stepped lightly through the grounds of the necropolis, their stealthy motions churning up tendrils of mist from the clinging fog, the moonlight only faintly glinting off the blackened steel of their drawn swords.
Supernatural Horror In Literature: VII. Edgar Allan Poe "Supernatural Horror in Literature" is an extended essay by author H.P. Lovecraft that examines the history of horror fiction up through his era. He wrote it between November 1925 and May 1927 and then revised it in 1933–1934. It was first...
Supernatural Horror In Literature: VI. Spectral Literature on the Continent "Supernatural Horror in Literature" is an extended essay by author H.P. Lovecraft that examines the history of horror fiction up through his era. He wrote it between November 1925 and May 1927 and then...
Return to the Necropolis: Chapter 24 (Day 7) Following is Chapter 24 of the sequel to the Skirmisher Publishing LLC fantasy novel Swords of Kos: Necropolis! Herein our heroes are confronted with a series of logistical and moral challenges and figure out how to both reconcile and use them to solve each other...

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