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Paranormal | Horror
From celebrated comic artist Mike Mignola and award-
winning novelist Christopher Golden comes a work of gothic
storytelling like no other. Reminiscent of the illustrated
tales of old, here is a lyrical, atmospheric novel of the
paranormalâ€”and a chilling allegory for the nature of
â€śWhy do dead men rise up to torment
the living?â€ť Captain Henry Baltimore asks the malevolent
winged creature. The vampire shakes its head. â€śIt was you
called us. All of you, with your war. The roar of your
cannons shook us from our quiet gravesâ€¦. You killers. You
berserkersâ€¦. You will never be rid of us
When Lord Henry Baltimore awakens the
wrath of a vampire on the hellish battlefields of World
War I, the world is forever changed. For a virulent plague
has been unleashedâ€”a plague that even death cannot
Now the lone soldier in an eternal struggle
against darkness, Baltimore summons three old friends to a
lonely innâ€”men whose travels and fantastical experiences
incline them to fully believe in the evil that is
devouring the soul of mankind.
As the men await
their old friend, they share their tales of terror and
misadventure, and contemplate what part they will play in
Baltimoreâ€™s timeless battle. Before the night is through,
they will learn what is required to banish the plagueâ€”and
the creature who named Baltimore his nemesisâ€”once and for
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