When his experiment goes horribly wrong, leaving an innocent man dead, Ambrose leaves the Wizard's Guild low in confidence and filled with guilt, for a wilderness rife with dastardly hunters and the surrealist of creatures, in search of a new purpose in life. In his search for redemption, Ambrose wanders to the campfire of Bertold, a brute of a man who harbors a sadistic fixation with the torture of Bloodsuckers. This discovery opens a door for Ambrose in which he is forced to take a stand.
"A horrific wizard story"
Devon, a suicidal man, learns to appreciate life again during the first day of the battle of the Somme, which is regarded as the bloodiest day in British military history. He finds himself trapped in a crater, pinned down by relentless machine-gun fire all day long. Strange things begin to happen around him.... Devon waits in fear of what the night will bring.
"A Chilling Tale of Life and Death"
For many years, the Witherby family has been most cruel to animals and insects. But one day Mother Nature says "enough is enough," and unleashes vengeance upon the Witherby family in the form of a giant, man-eating spider. Will any of the Witherbys get out of this tale alive?
One afternoon, young Thomas fails to return home for dinner and is soon reported as missing. His disappearance is told from the points of view of all involved, and what unfolds is a tale of ghosts, murder, grief, magic, and necromancy. It is always certain that Thomas will return...but the nature of his reappearance will haunt the minds of all protagonists involved, and each will be changed forever.