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Book Review – HYM and HUR by Philip Frey

Title: HYM and HUR
Author: Philip Frey (Website, Twitter, Facebook)
Length: Approximately 8,000 words
Purchase Links: Amazon, Smashwords

HYM and HUR is a somewhat whimsical short story involving two fairy-like beings who make a pact with Death, and in the process cause trouble for an innocent human and his girlfriend. Despite its sometimes uneven characterization, it succeeds as a light read with brisk pacing.

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Book Review – The Old Gods by M.K. Lindenberg

This is the first in a new series of book reviews at the Metanautics Department. The intention is to help readers by calling attention to independent books and authors that might otherwise go unnoticed.

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Title: The Old Gods
Author: M.K. Lindenberg
Length: Approximately 9,000 words
Purchase Link: Amazon

The Old Gods is Lovecraftian horror in its classic form, with one major twist: in Lovecraft’s tales, the characters were typically humans who investigated or stumbled upon ancient gods or other strange creatures. In Lindenberg’s story, the protagonist is a god himself, albeit one who was once a man.

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