Friday, March 2, 2012

The Crucible of Thoth -- Episode IV

The Crucible of Thoth
Bruce Heard & Janet Deaver-Pack

(continued from Part III)
       Slithering quickly across the chamber, the demon and its four hook-like swords approached, poised for battle. Percival aimed two shots, and the .45 ACP rounds thudded heavily into the beast’s chest. With horror, he watched the wounds briefly gush a tenebrous ichor before the unholy flesh grew back.
       Percival flicked his wrist, and the Colt vanished. Magic was all he could use against this foe, and he wasn’t entirely certain it would work. The demon had defeated the enchanted images in the well chamber, and there was no telling in what ungodly manner it had prevailed.      (. . . )

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