Posts tagged “skeletons”

  1. Turns out when you travel through Eastern Europe researching a book called The Empire of Death, you run into some pretty interesting things:

    “It sounded like something from the Brothers Grimm,” he recalls. “But I followed his directions—half thinking this guy was crazy or lying—and sure enough, I found this jeweled skeleton in the woods.”

  2. It -- for it was not a him yet, not then, not truly, no matter how much it wanted them to remember it that way -- appeared on the outskirts of the village on a hot and shadeless afternoon. The children had thrown rocks at it. It did not move. They could not see a face under its ragged hood, but what looked to be an approximation of a mouth twisted into something not unlike a…