From the bestselling author of the "Vivian Amberville" series, comes the surreal novella that will have you question the very foundation of your reality.
Under the influence of the powerful new psychedelic drug “Rhapsody”, Mario Fantoccio discovers the existence of an invisible reality overlaying our own. The rhapsody-altered state of consciousness brings Mario to close encounters with “the Masters of Strings”...
Based on a modern interpretation of Jungian psychology, The Underworld Rhapsody is heavily themed on "subjective reality", "altered states of consciousness", and "individuation" as it follows one man's struggle to escape the chaos of his life and regain his free will.
Vivian Amberville® is a bestselling philosophical fantasy book series about a girl whose thoughts can control and reshape reality.
The main protagonist, Vivian is an orphaned child who uncovers her imagination can influence certain events, and even twist reality into impossible shapes - a mind-over-matter ability called "Weaving".
But Vivian’s powers prove hazardous to keeping the universal balance. Beyond the fabric of reality, she finds herself in the custody of the original Weavers, thrown head-first into the most dangerous competition the multiverse has ever known: The Weaver Trials.
The universe that spanned millions of fans worldwide and captured readers imagination all around the world invites you to journey alongside unforgettable heroes you would want to take home. Fantasy like never told before: a mythical fiction of friendship and acceptance; of fate and free will; of destiny and despair; of extraordinary ordinary heroes and their reality-changing journeys.
From the bestselling author of the "Vivian Amberville" saga, comes the humorous science fiction novelette which will have you question your own humanity.
Set in a world where humans are long extinct, 4 unlikely robots will embark on a journey to answer: Why have the humans created us? An original post-apocalyptic story with an all-robot-cast, where the very meaning of "life" and "existence" is put to question.
Written in the light & humorous - yet no less meaningful - satirical style of George Orwell's "Animal Farm", "God is a Robot" explores themes such as "creation", "free will" and "purpose" in a crumbling world devoid of humanity, as we know it.
From the bestselling author of the "Vivian Amberville" saga, comes the unnerving horror short-story of a man who gets buried alive over the festering remains of his late wife, Kassandra.
During his premature entombment, forty long nails are struck into Chase Chaperone's casket, plunging him deeper into Hell. This grim ritual is a dark operetta written in rhyming prose - an homage to Dante's Inferno - from which naught but the most vile of souls can escape. The man is subsequently set free from the coffin by the grotesque dwarf Eldritch, who in a fit of revenge, climbs onto his back and refuses to climb down. Chase is thus doomed to carry the parasitic dwarf atop his back for the rest of his days, while searching for absolution.
This Halloween special explores themes such as "death and decay", "justice" and "morality", in a forlorn world set outside the reach of modern civilisation. Written in the grim and melodious style of Edgar Allan Poe, "Jump into the Abyss!" follows Chase Chaperone's descent into the far-reaching Abyss of his soul in a masterfully-written allegorical tale.
From the bestselling author of the "Vivian Amberville" saga, comes the surreal novella of a man's journey through Limbo.
Freshly arrived at the Totermann Inn, Marc Whitehouse couldn’t have known he was dead. Sir, no sir. Not now that Chantal Dublanc had so mysteriously entered his life; his afterlife. In his quest for the truth behind his early demise, he finds himself on a journey where past memories intermingle with present actions. He is not yet ready to call it a life. 206 heartbeats to peace. The hour is late, but Marc is yet to renounce his hope for salvation...
A surreal novella of love, loss and the afterlife, written in the captivating, dreamlike style of André Breton. “Reprobates” is an exquisitely written narrative of Life after Life, centred on Marc’s journey through Limbo. Its style is heavy on allegory, at every step teeming with Underworld intrusions of the sacred into the profane.