The Shadow Over Ian's Mouth (Lovecraft)

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The Shadow Over Ian's Mouth (Lovecraft)

Post by Varda » Tue Jun 25, 2013 10:49 pm

You know that dream where you lose all your teeth?

For me, it’s a recurring dream. I had it last night, in fact.

I was treading water in the ocean completely naked, and something brushed past my toes. A boneless, clammy thing. It was waiting for me to sink. It wanted something from me.

I floundered; I couldn’t breathe. I opened my mouth and inhaled water. Then it extended slimy appendages down my throat and yanked out my teeth.

When I awoke from the dream, I immediately felt around inside my mouth.

That’s when I realized I had no nails.
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Re: The Shadow Over Ian's Mouth (Lovecraft)

Post by PhineasQP » Wed Jun 26, 2013 1:06 pm

This is quite unnerving. Plus, the title made me laugh.
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