Posts Tagged ‘macabre’

The Black Mass — Oh Mirror, Mirror by Nigel Kneale

Lit­tle Judith’s aged aunt spends hours each day try­ing to make her niece look pret­ty: “And when she looks into the mir­ror, she won’t seem so dif­fer­ent after all. She can pre­tend to be like me.”

The Black Mass — Oil of Dog by Ambrose Bierce

His father made a pop­u­lar elixir from boiled dogs. His moth­er dis­posed of unwant­ed babies. The resource­ful son found a way of com­bin­ing their indus­tries.

The Black Mass — The Boarded Window by Ambrose Bierce

When con­vinced that his wife had died, Mur­lock had the sense to remem­ber that the dead had to be pre­pared for bur­ial. In per­for­mance of this sacred duty he blun­dered now and again, did cer­tain things incor­rect­ly…

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