Stories tagged “cult”

  • Cultorama

    The cruise ship tender was late in arriving, so you walk down the high street in a huff. The audacity of those cruise people, blaming the lateness on the weather! But you showed them, and at least the manager gave you a complimentary voucher for the sp...

  • Working Nine To Ph'tagn

    The followers stood in the chamber. Benches faced a dais, and shadows from torches might have flitted over faces – but two years ago, the chamber was redone with a drop ceiling and fluorescents. The Elder ordered it so he could see unholy texts w...

    • Author: TextMason
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 5 out of 5
  • Hail $474n

    Its coat was so slick and glossy that Patrick could see his face in it. Not that anyone else would want to- he was gaunt and mad-eyed and licking his lips in gleeful anticipation of the savagery that was to come. He drew back the knife… …and jabbed...

    • Author: Edcrab
    • Posted about 10 years ago.
    • 4 out of 5
  • Different Reality, Different Cult

    I heard the words “powerful psychic influences” from the man next to me who used his chin to gesture to beyond my line of sight. Mechanically I turned to see who they were talking about. A blonde woman standing in the back caught my eye. A ...

  • Passivum Infestantibus Libello

    The Grand Chamber echoed with footsteps as the berobed gentlemen – the Pantheon – walked down the walkway towards their seats. Thousands had walked into the chamber in the centuries before them, and thousands more would walk into the chambe...

  • Remake With Madness, Save With Sanity (Day 89)

    The lines of separation that made up the world flexed, bulging outward, straining, until they broke under the intense pressures being brought to bear. As reality itself shattered, thought, material and energy became one and madness descended upon the w...