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Greek Werewolves, A Bedtime Story

Our youngling has been begging us to post the story of how he lost his faith in Santa Claus, a story that involves a haunted forest, Halloween jump-scares, and werewolves. 470 more words

Mythology

At Christmas a boy lame of a leg goes round the country summoning the devil's followers, who are countless, to a general conclave and the whole multitude become wolves

At Christmas a boy lame of a leg goes round the country summoning the devil’s followers, who are countless, to a general conclave. Whoever remains behind, or goes reluctantly, is scourged by another with an iron whip till the blood flows, and his traces are left in blood.

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Books

Crescent Moon

Darkness covered everything, like a thick layer of molasses.

Bethany Crescent stood in the middle of the empty street, staring up at the yellow half-moon in the stark black sky. 4,497 more words

Short Story

Eternal Shiver

The girl, Doniya Yasser, shivered. It wasn’t cold outside so she must have felt me watching her.

Doniya glanced around, clutching herself. She tried messaging her arms for warmth. 892 more words

Love

That Time Of The Month

I saw her in a shady bar

And decided to go a step too far.

I invited her out into my car

Beneath the full white moon. 83 more words

Poems

Lycanthropic Tendencies


Happy Halloween from me and Sam. Werewolf not included. Bad moon rising, indeed.

Dog

Lycanthropy in Greek and Roman Culture

This week we charged full speed down a lykanthropic rabbit-hole. (Well, maybe I should call it a wolf-hole or something?).  Having the time to pursue sudden and intense interests is one of the nice things about having tenure.   964 more words

Greek