By Milo Manara
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The main establishment consisted of a couple of private meeting rooms and a single large, airy sitting room, with adjacent entryways to what John assumed were the neighboring flats, converted to a similar use. The large room was cheerfully furnished, and illuminated by two broad windows that looked out onto a solitary gas lamp and the worsening gloom of night and storm. The fireplace, attended to by an inconspicuous manservant, was at full roar and brightened their spirits considerably as they moved toward it, their clothes exchanging dampness for a light draping of steam.
When it’s required, they may comport themselves as men—but they become more lupine with every kill. ” asked John. “By terrible means,” said Bert. “To begin with, they must be black-hearted men. ” “Cannibals,” breathed John. “The Indigo Dragon,” Bert said proudly. ” “Yes,” said Bert, “but not just. It is rumored that to truly become Wendigo, the first flesh they taste must be that of their best friend or a loved one. ” A horrified expression crossed John’s features as the implications of this settled in.
Others were summoned as a means of penance, or to avenge a wrongdoing. ” asked Charles. ” “You refer to ‘the world’ as if it were a different place,” said Jack. “But it isn’t really, is it? After all, despite what Aven claims, we did set sail in the waters of London, and as far as my senses can tell, we never left them. ” “Ah, my young friend, but this world is a different place,” said the knight. “The fields you know are those of Adam and Eve, and the children who followed. ” “It’s 1917,” Charles put in, answering the knight’s question.