By Clive Barker
On the borderland among this international and the realm of Quiddity, the ocean of our goals, sits Everville.For years it has lived in lack of awareness of the sparkling shore on which it lies.But its lack of knowledge isn't bliss. starting the door among worlds, Clive Barker supplies his characters into the center of the human secret; right into a position of revelation, the place the forces that have formed our past—and are able to break our future—are at work.
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There were murmurs of approval here and there, and several people began to depart. The drama was over. they had work to do: wheels to fix, stew to stir. But the righteous Whitney was not about to lose his congregation without one last warning. " he growled. He threw the medallion to the din, and ground his heel upon it. " "He ain't going' to drag us anyplace, Enoch," Marsha said. " Whitney cast a sour glance in Harmon's direction. "I'll be watchin' you," he said. "I'm comforted," Harmon replied, which won a little laugh from Marsha.
What was a few weeks? She would content herself in the meanwhile with the triple mystery of dreams, things unsaid, and the business between men and women. In a tiny time they would be in Oregon. Nothing was more certain. But the heat went out of the world even before August was over, and by the end of the third week, with the Blue Mountains not yet visible even to the keenest eye, and food so severely rationed that some were too weak to walk, the word had spread around the campfires that according to friendly natives, storms of unseasonal severity were already descending from the heights.
Please@' she murmured, stumbling backwards. "Stand still," he yelled, and as he yelled he fired, the bullet striking the ground inches from her feet. " He had no sooner spoken that there was a disturbance in the branches a few yards behind him. "Oh Lord in Heaven-" Whitney breathed, and rushed at Maeve, spinning her around and pulling her back against his body. She sobbed for him not to hurt her, but he grabbed a fistful of her hair and hauled her on to her tiptoes. Then he started to back away from the spot where the canopy was shaking, with Maeve obliged to match him step for step.