Clark Ashton Smith, The Crawling Chaos, Artistry

Pre-ramble… 🙂   While doing some link rot checking using the Broken Link Checker plugin I came across this old post which is about an old edited letter from Clark Ashton Smith (CAS) to August Derluth. A screenshot is at left – click to enlarge or see the original here.  CAS tells about the creation… Continue reading Clark Ashton Smith, The Crawling Chaos, Artistry

Best SF Ending?

From The Dream Quest of the Unknown Kadath by H.P. Lovecraft Randolph Carter leaped shoutingly awake within his Boston room. Birds sang in hidden gardens and the perfume of trellised vines came wistful from arbours his grandfather had reared. Beauty and light glowed from classic mantel and carven cornice and walls grotesquely figured, while a… Continue reading Best SF Ending?