Gabriel's Ghost

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Send your 10,000 - 60,000 word submission to with “Twisted Tales of Horror” and your story title in the subject field. Eons ago, while under the heavy influence of Rebecca, I decided to write a Gothic short story. Similarly, the creature develops a greater awareness and understanding of himself, the world around him and the questions surrounding his very existence by reading certain texts (Volney's Ruins of Empires and Plutarch's Lives (or Parallel Lives) to name two).

Pages: 314

Publisher: Ltdbooks (February 28, 2002)

ISBN: 1553165594

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