First Draft for the Penultimate Chapter

Being the first draft for the penultimate chapter of the Book of the Erinyes:

The extent of my research has expanded from the classical esoterica to gnostic epistles in any field.

They inhabit the hinterlands of the mind — the barren places and the abandoned ruins of memories nearly forgotten. These are the less-travelled paths, not the oft-revisited misdemeanours and conscience-wracked edifices. They were a half-shadow moving obliquely across an almost forgotten remembrance of a room; an old face faded to obscurity; a past terror no longer dwelled upon.

Until I broke their rules and stared too intently into those forgotten places.

Time has been booked at the Letterpress facilities of Ink Spot Press on Monday to set and print this.