Friday, April 19, 2019

Browsing the "artifacts" Tag

The Blue Eyed Painting

“So… what are we doing here?” “We’re uh… appreciating art.” “How do you appreciate art?” “I think you just stand there and look at it.” “That’s it?” “Yeah, pretty much.” “Danny we’re staring at a nine foot painting of a [...]

November 16, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Ghosts and Spirits
The Unopenable Wooden Box

The Unopenable Wooden Box

It seemed like just an ordinary box. The wood was old and weathered, the fastenings were heavy brass, and the lid was inlaid with an ornate silver symbol. My father willed it to me after the state executed him for [...]

July 25, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Strange and Unexplained
The French Traveler

The French Traveler

The scene was the Savant Club in the last years of the 19th century. Despite the extreme lateness of the hour, a few of the regulars were gathered there for cards and conversation. The latter turned, as it often did, [...]

February 8, 2018 Artifacts and Objects, Deaths, Murders, and Disappearances