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COLLECTED HERE ARE T.E.D. KLEIN’S RARE AND OBSCURE
SHORT STORIES, HARD TO FIND EVEN FOR DEDICATED FANS.

Creatures sinister but unseen. Madmen who may not be so mad. Realities that twist into astonishing patterns. Insidious new technologies beyond our understanding or control. Welcome to the existential weird fiction of master storyteller T.E.D. KLEIN, the acclaimed editor of Twilight Zone magazine and author of the bestselling novel The Ceremonies and the award-winning four-novella collection Dark Gods.

More than a decade ago, Klein’s shorter stories were collected in Reassuring Tales in an edition limited to 600 copies. It quickly sold out and is today expensive and hard to find even for dedicated fans. This new expanded edition reprints the earlier book’s contents, along with two previously uncollected stories, three poems, an essay, new illustrations, and an interview with the author.

Be advised: the tales found here are anything but reassuring…


Corporate Cthulhu Reassuring Tales: Expanded Edition Sorcery Against Caesar The Drums of Chaos
The Averoigne Archives The Averoigne Legacy Psychopompos Fungi from Yuggoth


Corporate CthulhuCORPORATE CTHULHU
Twenty Tales of Bureaucratic Nightmare

Just like the Great Old Ones, corporations are powerful but unseen entities we have no control over, yet subtly manipulate our lives and our world—and we don’t even realize it. Who needs a Cthulhu Cult when you've got Cthulhu, Inc.? Endure twenty-five Mythos tales of bureaucratic nightmare, but remember: it’s nothing personal—just business.

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Reassuring TalesREASSURING TALES: EXPANDED EDITION
The Weird Fiction Short Stories of T.E.D. Klein

Creatures sinister but unseen. Madmen who may not be so mad. Realities that twist into astonishing patterns. Insidious new technologies beyond our understanding or control. Welcome to the existential weird fiction of master storyteller T.E.D. KLEIN, the acclaimed editor of Twilight Zone magazine and bestselling author of the The Ceremonies and Dark Gods. More than a decade ago, Klein’s shorter stories were collected in Reassuring Tales in an edition limited to 600 copies. It quickly sold out and is today expensive and hard to find even for dedicated fans. This new expanded edition reprints the earlier book’s contents, along with two previously uncollected stories, three poems, an essay, new illustrations, and an interview with the author.

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Sorcery Against CaesarSORCERY AGAINST CAESAR
The Complete Simon of Gitta Short Stories

Simon of Gitta, an escaped slave turned magician, roves the Roman Empire battling dark magic and demons, all the while pursued by Caesar’s soldiers. Join Simon as he flees across the ancient world evading cultists and Legionaries, outwitting sorcerers and Centurions, and fighting gladiators and gods—even the deities of the Cthulhu pantheon. Yet all these foes cannot prepare him for his greatest challenge: the pursuit of his lost soul-mate Helen, a love so deep even death can’t stand in its way for long. Here are sixteen stories combining superbly researched historical fiction with sword & sorcery and Lovecraftian horror.

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The Drums of ChaosTHE DRUMS OF CHAOS
Escaped gladiator-slave Simon of Gitta returns to Judea—during the ministry of Jesus of Nazareth—on a mission to avenge the deaths of his parents, seeking revenge in blood against the Roman officials who committed the murders and sold Simon into slavery.
But as Simon travels the Holy Lands with his mentor Dositheus and their apprentices Menander and lione, they gradually become entangled in a complex occult plot designed to call down a monstrous alien entity to herald a new aeon on Earth.
But can a handful of travelers really thwart a covert scheme backed by the power of the Roman Empire? As the apocalyptic supernatural events slowly unfold, Simon and his allies are in a race against time to prevent the extinction of all life on the planet.

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The Averoigne ArchivesTHE AVEROIGNE ARCHIVES
The Complete Averoigne Tales of Clark Ashton Smith

For the first time in paperback or ebook, all of Clark Ashton Smith’s weird tales of Averoigne—the sinister, monster-haunted province of medieval France—are collected into one volume. Werewolves and satyrs stalk the dark forests, witches and necromancers lurk in the swamps, and gargoyles and giants terrorize the cathedral city of Vyônes.
(Spanish edition also available)

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The Averoigne LegacyTHE AVEROIGNE LEGACY
Tribute Tales in the World of Clark Ashton Smith

Over two dozen new stories and poems set in Clark Ashton Smith’s world of Averoigne. Revisit Vyônes and Périgon, meet Luc le Chaudronnier and Azédarac once again, as tales of harpies and vampires, ogres and giants, changelings and cockatrices await you!

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Psychopompos: A Tale in RhymePSYCHOPOMPOS
H.P. Lovecraft’s Epic Tale in Rhyme

In a remote village in pre-revolutionary France, the peasant children are wasting away and dying, and no one knows why. Many fear the reclusive and disliked Sieur and Dame De Blois, long rumored to be sorcerers and shapeshifters, may be responsible. When finally a heartbroken mother seizes an axe to fight back, the increasing conflict between peasant and aristocrat comes to its ultimate and deadly conclusion.
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Fungi from YuggothFUNGI FROM YUGGOTH
36 Dreadful Poems of Cosmic Horrors

In H.P. Lovecraft’s famous poetry cycle, an occultist steals an ancient tome of forbidden lore—but when he begins to read, it takes on a nightmarish journey throughout space, time, and alternate realities.

Also included is Lovecraft’s incomplete short story The Book, where he tried to translate his weird poetry cycle into prose—but, unfortunately, never finished it. Forty years later, Martin S. Warnes tried to finish it in The Black Tome of Alsophocus, which you can read here for free!

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