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Purgatory Origins: Powers of Darkness-Five Chapter Sample

One On a raw and stormy night at Juvincourt Airfield in northern France, hard up against the barren fields of Picardy, a number of Nazi airmen were hard at work, preparing a Heinkel He 177 bomber for flight. Lined up around the massive plane, a few dozen well-armed SS soldiers were standing guard and doing their best to stay warm and dry in the driving rain. The storm had blown up with gale force winds over the North Sea earlier that afternoon and had then Read More +

Chapter One

Countless stars in the black void. That was all I could see. And so many of them, they were like the roe of God, shimmering in the womb of an infinite night. Lost in the wonder of it, I had completely forgotten my work until I heard Target’s voice crackle in the speaker of my spacesuit. “Argos-277 to Apollo! Argos-277 to Apollo! Is anybody up there fucking paying attention?” I looked down into the mine shaft where Target was working, unable to see him but Read More +

Purgatory Origins: Powers of Darkness

When Professor Harrison Standish, a bookish young archeologist inadvertently stumbles upon an ancient burial chamber in Egypt, he is baffled to find symbolism inside that would appear to date from two different historical periods, thousands of years apart. Suspecting the tomb had been tampered with at some point in the distant past, Professor Standish soon discovers the skeletons of ten half-human/half-canine creatures lying in a far corner of thechamber and his initial bafflement now turns to shock. What kind of ancient madman would be conducting Read More +