By Joseph S. Pulver
Whilst Joe Pulver approached S. T. Joshi approximately doing an anthology like his now-famous tome Black Wings, just for Robert Chambers' King in Yellow, Joshi had just one factor to say:
"You do it, Joe."
So he did.
And right here it's: A Season In Carcosa.
H.P. Lovecraft. Karl Edgar Wagner. Peter Straub. these are a number of the names that stand tall in our style and in terms of Robert W. Chambers and his King in Yellow they agree, Chambers' beguiling stories of the King In Yellow and Carcosa are among the finest in "weird" fiction. Miskatonic River Press and Joseph S. Pulver, Sr. are proud and extremely joyful to offer an anthology of all new stories encouraged by way of Chambers.
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But he's less likely to become a real threat if he's faced with a gun that intimidates him. The bigger and uglier the guns, the less trouble you'll have with the people on the other end of them. " Meyers continued to lather his hands with invisible soap. " "Let me worry about that. I have a good contact. " Meyers licked his heavy lips. " "I'll put up for the guns," Tucker said. " Tucker looked at the diagram for a long while, admired the work Meyers had put into it. Then he let his eyes move around the kitchen, from the filthy dishes in the sink to the pair of cockroaches that had come out in the far corner in bold defiance of the human presence.
Imrie picked up one of the others. "But it isn't a lady's weapon, believe you me. " As gently as if he were handling a mean-tempered poisonous snake, Tucker turned the pistol over in his hands, examining it from every angle. Heavy, well defined, cast with many rich planes, the piece looked especially wicked and even alien, almost like something from the lurid cover of an old science-fiction magazine. Though inanimate, it radiated a chilling animal malevolence, a tangible and exciting evil. Because he was basically a non-violent man who operated in a violent business, Tucker was able to assess the weapon from the viewpoints of both the professional and the victim.
Imrie rubbed his stomach, consoling it. "Thank God the majority of decent Americans understand that we have to have guns to keep this country free. " He burped on his cookies, excused himself. "Most people realize that there's nothing foul and fiendish about a man who deals in guns. Look, I'm no degenerate. " He burped again, patted his lips. " "I want three guns. Something ugly enough to terrorize the average citizen. " "Sure," Imrie said, smiling. "I know just what you mean. " "I thought you could," Tucker said.
A Season in Carcosa by Joseph S. Pulver