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Dark Mirror

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Horror  |  House: House Of Ten Thousand Exotic Rooms
A book inspired by the images on the 'Dark Mirror' Oracle card deck by Laura Sava and Riccardo Minetti.
Cover design by Booksie member Fatal Exit

Table of Contents

1. The Fog

Submitted: January 22, 2019

1. The Fog. Living here, I have become quite used to the fog that will suddenly descend. It seems to appear from nowhere, often so ... Read Chapter

2. I've Never Seen This Place Before

Submitted: January 22, 2019

2. I’ve Never Seen This Place Before. Tall wrought-iron gates stand in front of me. Even in the filaments of fog that still swirl... Read Chapter

Triumph Of Lies

Submitted: January 22, 2019

  3. Triumph Of Lies. For a moment when I manage to reopen my eyes I don’t remember where I am. Even the fog is nothing ... Read Chapter

4. The Temple Of My Body

Submitted: January 22, 2019

  4. The Temple Of My Body Time is meaningless in the darkness. Too disorientated to stand, I sit, hugging my knees for stab... Read Chapter

5. Obsession

Submitted: January 23, 2019

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Is This Me?

Submitted: January 26, 2019

6. Is This Me? The sudden disappearance sends me crashing to the ground. I can’t find the will or the strength to even sit, but j... Read Chapter

Gilded Regret

Submitted: January 27, 2019

7. Gilded Regret The fire seems to burn for ages in that mirror. I cannot feel its heat but also I cannot silence the screams that ... Read Chapter

Alone In The World

Submitted: January 29, 2019

8. Alone In The World Instead of darkness the room, cell, whatever it is I’m in, is now flooded with bright light. Too bright, es... Read Chapter


Submitted: January 29, 2019

9. Sacrifice. The sense of isolation intensifies, magnified, maybe, by the fact that here I am indeed alone. Should I call out for he... Read Chapter

The Child I Was Meant To Be

Submitted: January 31, 2019

10. The Child I Was Meant To Be. Stunned. There is no other word to describe how I feel. I don’t want to look any more, do not wa... Read Chapter

Envious Gluttony

Submitted: January 31, 2019

11. Envious Gluttony Where did she go, the child I was or was meant to be. Lost amongst the scattered wishes and broken dreams, I f... Read Chapter

Colorless Angel

Submitted: February 01, 2019

12. Colorless Angel Its hands, or whatever they are, bang against the mirror, the claw-like nails screeching as they scratch against ... Read Chapter


Submitted: February 02, 2019

13. Addicted. I would have thought that by now I had become immune to the mirror’s shocks. I’d seen so much, so fast, that my min... Read Chapter

Artificial Heart

Submitted: February 03, 2019

14. Artificial Heart The horse picks up speed, pulls on that chain and that decaying angel is pulled by the neck to stumble and try t... Read Chapter

Blinded To Pain

Submitted: February 04, 2019

15. Blinded To Pain There is silence for a while, as I crouch down in agony. I try to reason with myself, tell myself it was not real... Read Chapter

Hiding Your True Self

Submitted: February 05, 2019

16. Hiding Your True Self Of course it is me in the mirror. Or at least a copy, a fake version. She does not seem to see the flies th... Read Chapter


Submitted: February 06, 2019

17. Masquerade I wait for something terrible to happen to the two women in front of me, but the picture seems to have become frozen. ... Read Chapter

Black Flower Fragrance

Submitted: February 07, 2019

18. Black Flower Fragrance. “You can’t be crying over him. Don Juan that he is. You are nothing to him other than a toy to amuse ... Read Chapter

Forgetting Oneself

Submitted: February 08, 2019

19. Forgetting Oneself “Go Black!” he repeats once more, but this time not shouting but with such force that his words reverberat... Read Chapter

20. Naked Before The Stars

Submitted: February 09, 2019

20. Naked Before The Stars. He....it....doesn’t let me plunge over the edge of the abyss but lets me hang on to the numbness. It is... Read Chapter


Submitted: February 10, 2019

21. Parasite. He laughs long and loud this time, relishing my reaction to the total ugliness in front of me, beside me, behind me. I ... Read Chapter

Downcast Pride

Submitted: February 11, 2019

22. Downcast Pride “How pitiful,” the voice says, without even a hint of compassion. And it is. What I am seeing in the mirro... Read Chapter

Bride In A Cage

Submitted: February 13, 2019

22. Bride In A Cage. It takes me a long time to recognize that the grey is darkening. It is a strange grey though, like a cloud tha... Read Chapter

I Won't Cry For You

Submitted: February 14, 2019

24. I Won’t Cry For You “You do not weep for her, then. That caged bride.” The voice sounds perplexed, had expected some kind o... Read Chapter


Submitted: February 14, 2019

25. Revenge Just before I black out, he, it, loosens his grip and flings me down towards the floor. I was not expecting it, was not p... Read Chapter

Queen Of My World

Submitted: February 16, 2019

26. Queen Of My World With a snap of his fingers she is gone, taking her swords with her. For a fleeting moment I had almost hoped th... Read Chapter

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