The intricacies of chess meet the matchless Mythos of H.P. Lovecraft. Stories of doors, of passages, of patterns. Squares and threats, moves and counter-moves. Forbidden knowledge and cosmic horrors.
... Two young lovers and the hand that plays them
... A man trapped with an unwholesome companion uncovers the secret of a cosmic struggle
... A professor and his protégé find themselves pawns on an ancient chessboard
... A young Soviet boy's chess match holds the fate of his nation in the balance
... A battered woman seeks safety in a shelter, only to find there might be no safety anywhere
Let these five guides to the grotesque lead you into the dank depths of their imagination ... where the monsters lurk.