...the blindfold slips a fraction.
I can see a little through my right eye; there isn't a lot of light, but I see metal bars in front of me, all around me. A glimpse of the cages on either side: a man, no more than forty, cowering in the corner of his. A woman--the one who'd told me I'd get myself killed--is transfixed by something right in front of her, tears tracking down her cheeks.
I follow her gaze and wish I hadn't...
'Paul Kane's writing has a style and elegance, he's a first rate storyteller.'
~ Clive Barker - Bestselling author of The Hellbound Heart
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~ Stephen Volk, BAFTA-winning creator of Ghostwatch
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~ Mike Carey - Bestselling author of Lucifer
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~ Sarah Langan - Bestselling author of Audrey's Door
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~ Mick Garris, Creator of Masters of Horror
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