Once, there was a boy named Dearly Bleak. That's not his birth name, but that's not the point. Dearly became so deathly ill, his parents allowed a smiling self-help cult to turn their son's body into a home for a cosmic maggot god.
"Ever the praises to the Conqueror Worm!"
"Ever the praises to the Crawling Library!"
"The Knowledge that Eats!"
"The Broodsac Sultan!"
Dearly was healed,... [click here for more]
The Unchained don't take anything for granted.
They recognize four Incarnations, based on the types of angels they were. Four Agendas, based on the types of demons they've become. Four Keys to the Cipher, creating a series of Interlocks. They understand all of this, but they strive to remember that what has been is not necessarily what must be. Included herein are eight stories... [click here for more]
WHAT IS THE BLUE NILE? An image of rare beauty and terror, fashioned of the unbound portion of an angry, deathless soul. A very special child who violates the natural laws of the living and the dead alike. An ancient sculpture that opens pathways of glory to anyone who dares possess it. An instrument of profound sound... [click here for more]
I do not write to beg. I do not pray to you the way your worshipers do. I do not bargain as immortals do with one another. My message is the Ax of Sutek. It cuts away your toxic desires as a surgeon amputates diseased limbs, leaving you with nothing but yourself.
— The Heretic
Dreams of Avarice is a personal manifesto penned by the Arisen called the Heretic. This in character... [click here for more]