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.01 .:Introduction:..01 Introduction
Hello. We've never met before, so maybe I should introduce myself. You can call me Nishant. What are your names? Such lovely names, if I may say so. What brings you here this fair night? A story? Well, I suppose tha- I'm sorry? A story about me? Now who wants to hear a story about a silly old man like me? Oh, I see. Well, then... I best begin.
When I was a boy, there was a grove which we were oft warned to avoid at all costs. It was told that it was rare that one who found their way into their depths ever made it out again to tell the tail. While no one dared to speak of what lie in the darkness of those trees, whispers tickled every ear with nightmarish imaginings that did well to keep our curiosity at bay. The eve I found myself at threshold of that dense and atramentous wood is one I shall never forget...
I know not what had roused me from my slumber that night, but upon wakening, a soft glow through my window caught my eye. Still sleepy and dazed, I allowed t
The Parlour IncidentOne day in July, I believe it was, I found myself sitting with several acquaintances in Christopher's parlour. It was one of those deliciously lazy afternoons which only the summer in her full glory can bring. The room had a wan, listless light to it, relaxing the other guests and myself as we languidly chatted over tea and crumpets. The air was also sluggishly heavy, dulling the senses to a slowly-blended calm engendered by the heat of St. Othniel's southerly climate.
At length, after much stimulating conversation, Christopher stood, producing a book of sheet music.
"What do you all say to a bit of music?" he asked.
"Certainly," I answered.
"Oh yes, please do darling!" Tabitha exclaimed, "he's quite the maestro."
Christopher laughed, shaking his head.
"Now, now love, I'd not go that far."
He strode over to the piano as the other guests urged him on. Ida entered the room bearing a merrily steaming teapot and more crumpets.
"More tea sirs?" she inquired, shooting sideways glances at her
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