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The cover to Eldritch Halloween: [link]

Chapter One Changes: [link]

Chapter Two Layline: [link]

Chapter Three Lessons: [link]

Yay, someone got Maggie a new witch hat. Not the stripey one she had though… I suppose they’ll grab that on their way home.

So. Wow guys. Four chapters. Over three years of work. Well over a hundred pages. And somehow, I haven’t lost my mind. Next week, I’ll be posting the cover for the fifth chapter, and I still have so many chapters to go until I reach the end of the story.

It’s going to be a bit different in tone than the previous chapters, but will largely take place in an all new setting, and expand on the world of Eldritch. I do warn in advance, it will be a bit ‘talky,’ though, for those of you who don’t like to learn, it will have far less science-babble than Layline (it will, however, have more mythological info however).

Thanks for sticking with me so far, guys. Here’s to another chapter!


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Are you not quite Human? That's okay, that means you're a lot like the rest of us. So, if you're one of the Eldritch Folk, here's a stamp for you to use with the thumbnail feature: