OVERRIDE

The Dark Side

Truly Terrifying Tales

Kingfisher

This wide-ranging collection of twenty-four spine-tingling stories draws on the best traditions of classic horror, from powerful myths and folktales to contemporary stories of man-made terrors. With contributions by writers of the caliber of Philip K. Dick, Stephen King, and Edgar Allan Poe, this is a truly chilling anthology.

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Chapter One
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THE KIT BAG
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ALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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When the Words "not guilty" sounded through the crowded courtroom that
dark December afternoon, Arthur Wilbraham, the great criminal K.C. [king's
counsel] and leader for the triumphant defense, was represented by his
junior; but Johnson, his private secretary, carried the verdict across to his
chambers like lightning.
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"It's what we expected, I think," said the lawyer, without emotion; "and,
personally, I am glad the case is over." There was no particular sign

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Truly Terrifying Tales

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