In an alternate history 1940’s, man of adventure Richard Jericho travels the world in search of his next big paycheck. Richard and his friend, British archaeologist Wilkins Chapman, delve into the ruins of antiquity in an unlikely partnership. Wilkins hunts for knowledge of our past while Richard hunts for treasure.
Some things, however, are best left undisturbed. While on an expedition in the jungles of Peru, they find an artifact that used to be the center of an ancient cult. The strange idol they find tears a rift in the veil between our world and an undiscovered dimension of unspeakable horrors. As the fabric of reality begins to come apart, the two dimensions spill into each other.
Letters From the Veil
Oxford University professor of history Benjamin Mathers has gone missing, and the only clue to his whereabouts is a journal filled with cryptic scrawling from the months leading up to his disappearance. A series of correspondences with long-time academic associate Wilkins Chapman have set him on a journey of discovery that has either lead him to peal the skein of ignorance from the truth, or to completely lose his mind, or perhaps both?
A short fiction previously published in the Kyanite Press journal of speculative fiction – October 2018.