The Curious Tale of Orpheus King – 1: The Devourer

London, 1922.

In a world still coming to terms with the aftermath of the First World War, Orpheus King is a struggling young stage magician trying to make an impression on the fickle audiences of the music halls and theatres of the capital.

Despondent and penniless, he considers giving up on his dreams — until a strange visitor reveals an impossible truth that causes Orpheus to question everything he believes.

The Devourer is the first episode of The Curious Tale of Orpheus King, a story of occult secrets and brooding horror in the tradition of H.P. Lovecraft.

So join Orpheus as he discovers what strange and curious secrets lie beyond the veil …

Published: 18 Jan 2015
Pages: 52