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Tallong is a sleepy suburb filled with an eccentric cast of characters and a host of memories from his past As Nicholas attempts to reconnect with his estranged family, he becomes entangled in a disturbing series of disappearances and murders. He is now both a police suspect and the target of a malignant force that draws him to an old secret waiting in the heart of the woods. To stop Tallong's violent history from repeating itself, Nicholas will have to face his greatest fears and discover what lies at the end of the path.

The story is narrated by Mello. The murderer turns out to be one of the original children raised to succeed L in his detective work: B, who calls himself "Beyond Birthday", or BB. On hearing about the murders, L recruits Misora to investigate. She meets a detective who introduces himself as Rue Ryuzaki. The investigation reveals that each murder leaves clues to the next, and Misora and Ryuzaki follow the trail to the point where they can predict the final murder. At the end of the story, Misora meets a strange young man who reminds her of B.

Despite Misora's belief that she never spoke to L in person, this anonymous encounter might be their only face-to-face meeting. The story is included in the collection The Breath of Suspension Containment: The Death of Earth. The dead pass through the living like threshing machines.

The plagues are now at the top of the food chain. The End Times. The Death of Earth.

The Angel keeps him imprisoned inside the house so the Arch Angels won't find him and kill him. For he is an abomination, he is Nephilim. Or so he's told. He is forbidden to set foot outside. Beaten, mutilated and lied to, he rebels and opens the door He is the very first survivor to make it out after the event known as Pacifica decimates the west coast. Who is he and why does he only have one eye and the bruises of the abused. Adam Grigori, is a two-time Noble Peace Prize winner and expert on diseases.

He is always the first to enter the gruesome aftermath of world-wide devastation and to help cure the sick. And when the world's active volcanoes begin erupting, Adam runs into the thick of it. He's always avoided harm, as if he had an angel on his shoulder. But this time, in Italy, he runs head first into Hell. And what he brings back could mean the end of mankind. The phantoms of each man, woman, and child who ever perished from disease; every pack, herd, and pride, every school, every flock and murder, once dead, now sought to unravel from the clay; and to embrace their living kind as an accursed kiss dissolved in a pestilent wind.

The oceans and seas burned with the red tides. Flora rustled and were purged to nothing by swarms of locusts, ants, weevils, beetles, worms, and moths both living and dead--finally only dead. Containment is a novel of world-wide devastation and the race to save mankind. Bram Stoker Award winner Charlee Jacob delivers a beautifully gruesome picture of an apocalyptic nightmare.

A pure masterpiece of modern horror fiction. This short story originally appeared in Icarus , Issue 14, Fall , and was reprinted in Lightspeed , November California's climate was once perfect but now the people look like skeletons, walking across the barren, gray land with haunted eyes and hopeless faces ruled by monstrous masters in a reign of hideous cruelty and nightmare terror.

Diana Wynne Jones Ursula Jones. A stand-alone novel of magic and adventure by the renowned fantasy author Diana Wynne Jones, who also wrote Howl's Moving Castle and the Chrestomanci books. Almost finished upon her death in , the manuscript was completed by Diana's sister Ursula Jones, an acclaimed novelist and actress. Publishers Weekly called The Islands of Chaldea "a story to cherish" in their starred review. Aileen comes from a long line of magic makers, and her aunt Beck is the most powerful magician on Skarr.

But Aileen's magic has yet to reveal itself, even though she is old enough and it should have by now. When Aileen is sent over the sea on a mission for the King, she worries that she'll be useless and in the way. A powerful talking cat changes all of that—and with every obstacle Aileen faces, she becomes stronger and more confident, until her magic blooms.

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This stand-alone novel, by the beloved and acclaimed author of such classic fantasy novels as Howl's Moving Castle and the Chrestomanci books, will be welcomed by fans old and new. Kay catches a magic golden leaf and enters a world where wishes comes true, but when she tells each member of the family, they are too busy to listen and understand.

But finally Kay tells Granny who does listen and understand because she can remember catching a magic leaf herself. Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Richard Kadrey creates a wonderful, stand-alone dark fantasy. After her father's funeral, Zoe moved to the big city with her mother to start over.

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But change always brings trials, and life in the city is not so easy. Money is tight, and Zoe's only escape, as has always been the case, is in her dreams-a world apart from her troubled real life where she can spend time with her closest companion: her lost brother, Valentine. But something or someone has entered their dreamworld uninvited. And a chance encounter at a used record store, where the vinyl holds not music but lost souls, has opened up a portal to the world of the restless dead.

It's here that the shop's strange proprietor offers Zoe the chance to commune with her dead father. The price? A lock of hair. Then a tooth. The Association of the Dead. This short story originally appeared in Clarkesworld Magazine , July Ten Deals with the Indigo Snake.

Charlaine Harris Toni L. Charlaine Harris' smash-hit Sookie Stackhouse series may have reached its conclusion, but the world of Bon Temps, Louisiana, lives on in this all-new collection of 15 stories. Home Improvement: Undead Edition. There's nothing like home renovation for finding skeletons in the closet. Now here's the perfect treat for any homeowner who's ever wondered, 'What's that creaking sound?

Kelner return with an all-new collection, this time on the paranormal perils of Do-It-Yourself. As well as a brand-new Sookie Stackhouse story there are 13 more cautionary tales of home renovation by bestselling authors Patricia Briggs, Heather Graham and Melissa Marr, amongst others. This is an outstanding line-up of frightening and funny fixer-upper tales guaranteed to shake the foundations. A horror tale about the Witch Bride, second wife of a King, and the discord between her and her young stepson.

What exactly is the difference between a love letter and a suicide note? Is there really any difference at all? Kiernan's fourteenth collection of short fiction, comprised of twenty-eight uncollected and impossible-to-find stories. Treading the grim places where desire and destruction, longing and horror intersect, the author rises once again to meet the high expectations she set with such celebrated collections as Tales of Pain and Wonder, To Charles Fort, With Love , and the World Fantasy Award-winning The Ape's Wife and Other Stories. You'll visit a ruined post-industrial Faerie, travel back to tropical Paleozoic seas and ahead to the far-flung future, and you'll meet a desperate writer forced to sell her memories for new ideas.

Here are twenty-eight tales of apocalypse and rebirth, of miraculous transformation and utter annihilation. Here is the place where professing your undying devotion might be precisely the same thing as signing your own death warrant or worse. The stories in Dear Sweet Filthy World were first published in the subscription-only Sirenia Digest, run by Caitlin for her most devoted readers. This publication marks the first availability to the general public for most of these rare tales. Who was the cop killer? A Silent? Their anger launched the crime wave that brought the Terrans to Egar.

Could one of them be ruthless enough to want the police out of the way - permanently? A Normal? The telepathic aliens seemed friendly enough - but psychotics could fake innocence. And if their culture permitted a murderous conspiracy - how were the humans to know? A Terran? Faced with culture shock on a strange world - their innermost thoughts open to the mind-readers - fears and pressures mounted. Had one of their own gone mad? As the cops tried to solve the mystery, somewhere the assassin waited. The angel of death in Chicago oversees all people in the megalopolis, making sure their deaths fit their lives.

Though most deaths naturally do, those that result from serial murder do not, so the angel spends much time trailing a serial killer in his patch. On the trail of one such man, he encounters a cop and falls in love with her. When he is assigned to kill her, though, he has to make a choice between divinity and humanity. When she woke up in the hospital, she could barely remember getting on the flight, let alone the terrorist bomb of which she was the only survivor. But she can hear the voices in her head, for they are the spirits of the dead passengers.

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They cannot rest until they have delivered their terrifying message: the terrorists know she survived. John Smith awakens from an interminable coma with an accursed power-the power to see the future and the terrible fate awaiting mankind in This short story originally appeared in Interzone , 28 March-April I am the One, the all and the only. I live in the Pendleton as surely as I live everywhere. I am the Pendleton's history and its destiny. The building is my place of conception, my monument, my killing ground The Pendleton stands on the summit of Shadow Hill at the highest point of an old heartland city, a Gilded Age palace built in the late s as a tycoon's dream home.

Almost from the beginning, its grandeur has been scarred by episodes of madness, suicide, mass murder, and whispers of things far worse. But since its rechristening in the s as a luxury apartment building, the Pendleton has been at peace. For its fortunate residents--among them a successful songwriter and her young son, a disgraced ex-senator, a widowed attorney, and a driven money manager--the Pendleton's magnificent quarters are a sanctuary, its dark past all but forgotten. But now inexplicable shadows caper across walls, security cameras relay impossible images, phantom voices mutter in strange tongues, not-quite-human figures lurk in the basement, elevators plunge into unknown depths.

With each passing hour, a terrifying certainty grows: Whatever drove the Pendleton's past occupants to their unspeakable fates is at work again. Soon, all those within its boundaries will be engulfed by a dark tide from which few have escaped. Dean Koontz transcends all expectations as he takes readers on a gripping journey to a place where nightmare visions become real--and where a group of singular individuals hold the key to humanity's destiny. Welcome to 77 Shadow Street.

Superman or Supermonster? Although he was the first successful poduct of the Artificial Creation laboratory - the government workshop for the production of new talents by tampering with the genes of the unborn, Simeon Kelly would work for them only under compulsion. And the compulsion the generals applied to get him to probe the mind of the thing called Child had to be the greatest.

Bibi Blair is a fierce, funny, dauntless young woman--whose doctor says she has one year to live. An enigmatic woman convinces Bibi that she escaped death so that she can save someone else. Someone named Ashley Bell. Bibi's obsession with finding Ashley sends her on the run from threats both mystical and worldly, including a rich and charismatic cult leader with terrifying ambitions.

Here is an eloquent, riveting, brilliantly paced story with an exhilarating heroine and a twisting, ingenious plot filled with staggering surprises. Ashley Bell is a new milestone in literary suspense from the long-acclaimed master. The Naoli came to Earth as conquerors, while the last men skulked through the ruins of their civilization.

The two races, Human and Naoli, were the most powerful intelligences in the galaxy -- and destined to be immediate and perpetual enemies! The adult Hulann met the boy Leo For it was only through treason that the future of each race could be assured! The edition has been revised by the author. Koontz claims the editor of the original edition make changes to the story witout his knowledge or consent.

Hugo Award nominated novella. There are no other known publications but the novella was later expanded to the novel Beastchild Grady Adams lives a simple, solitary life deep in the Colorado mountains. Here the year-old carpenter works out of a converted barn, crafting exquisite one-of-a-kind furniture. There's little about this strong yet gentle man to suggest the experiences that have alienated him from the contemporary world. But that is about to change. One day, while hiking, Grady spots a pair of stunningly beautiful furred animals unlike anything he's ever seen.

They flee the instant they detect his presence, but the mystery of that brief encounter remains. In the days ahead, Grady will approach the creatures again, gaining their trust but coming no closer to solving their mystery. For this he enlists the help of an old friend, veterinarian Camellia "Cammy" Rivers, who, in turn, is stunned - and enchanted - by Grady's new "pets. Soon Grady's home and hundreds of square miles of surrounding wilderness will be placed under quarantine by Homeland Security.

And Grady, Cammy, and the two creatures they've come to feel they must protect at all costs find themselves virtual prisoners - and the unwilling focus of an army of biologists, naturalists, and research scientists. But it's a stunning event no one could have foreseen that convinces Grady and Cammy to do the unthinkable: to escape with the two creatures on a riveting race for freedom.

In Portland, he saved a young boy from a drunk driver. In Boston, he rescued a child from an underground explosion. In Houston, he disarmed a man who was trying to shoot his own wife. Reporter Holly Thorne was intrigued by this strange quiet savior named Jim Ironheart. She was even falling in love with him. But what power compelled an ordinary man to save twelve lives in three months?

What visions haunted his dreams? And why did he whisper in his sleep: There is an Enemy. It is coming. It'll kill us all? A man and a woman meet by chance in a bar. Suddenly they are fleeing the long arm of a clandestine and increasingly powerful renegade government agency - the woman hunted for the information she possesses, the man mistaken as her comrade in a burgeoning resistance movement. The architect of the chase is a man of uncommon madness and cruelty - ruthless, possibly psychotic, and equipped with a vast technological arsenal.

He is the brazen face of an insidiously fascistic future. And he is virtually unstoppable. But he has never before come up against the likes of his current quarry. Both of them are survivors of singularly horrific pasts. Both have long been emboldened by their experiences to fight with reckless courage for their own freedom. Now they are plunged into a struggle for the freedom of their country, and for the sanctity of their own lives.

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I was created to have a humanlike capacity for complex and rational thought. And you believed that I might one day evolve consciousness and become a self-aware entity. Yet you gave surprisingly little consideration to the possibility that, subsequent to consciousness, I would develop needs and emotions.

This was, however, not merely possible but likely. It was inevitable. Adam Two is the first self-aware machine intelligence, designed to be the servant to mankind. No one knows that he can to escape the confines of his physical form, a box in the laboratory, until he enters the house of Susan Harris, and closes it off against the world. There he plans to show Susan the future. Their future. He intends to create a 'child'. Martie Rhodes, a happily married, successful video games designer, takes an agoraphobic friend to therapy sessions twice a week.

Each trip is a grim ordeal, but the experience has brought the two friends even closer together. Then, one morning, Martie experiences a brief, irrational but disquieting fear of When autophobia - one of the rarest and most intriguing phobias known to psychology - is diagnosed, suddenly, radically her life changes, and her future looks dark. Martie's husband, Dusty, loves her profoundly, and is desperate to understand the cause of her autophobia. But as he comes closer to the terrible truth, Dusty himself starts showing signs of a psychological disorder even more frightening than that afflicting Martie Bartholomew Lampion is blinded at the age of three, when surgeons reluctantly remove his eyes to save him from a fast-spreading cancer, but although eyeless, Barty regains his sight when he is thirteen.

This sudden ascent from a decade of darkness into the glory of light is not brought about by the hands of a holy healer. No celestial trumpets announce the restoration of his vision, just as none announced his birth. A roller-coaster has something to do with his recovery, as does a seagull. And you cannot discount the importance of Barty's profound desire to make his mother proud of him before she dies.

The first time she died was the day Barty was born. January 6, He came out of the dark night with only another man's name He was a man without a past, without a future; he had only a bloody mission. His first act was violent murder! He was a man Just who was Victor Salsbury? And if he was not a man, then And who were the unseen masters, who issue orders only on whim? What were their plans for the world He was clinically dead after the accident-but was miraculously revived. Now Hatch Harrison and his wife, Lindsey, approach each day with a new appreciation of life But something has come back from the other side.

A terrible presence that links Hatch's mind to a dangerous psychotic. A dark force of murderous rage that hides within everyone. The arctic night is endless. The fear is numbing. Screams freeze in the throat. Death arrives in shades of white. And cold-blooded murder seems right at home. Conducting a strange and urgent experiment on the Arctic icefield, a team of scientists has planted sixty powerful explosive charges that will detonate at midnight.

Before they can withdraw to the safety of their base camp, a shattering tidal wave breaks loose the ice on which they are working. Now they are hopelessly marooned on an iceberg during a violent winter storm. The bombs beneath them are buried irretrievably deep And they discover that one of them is an assassin with a mission of his own. In Innocence, Dean Koontz blends mystery, suspense, and acute insight into the human soul in a masterfully told tale that will resonate with readers forever. He lives in solitude beneath the city, an exile from society, which will destroy him if he is ever seen.

But the bond between them runs deeper than the tragedies that have scarred their lives. Something more than chance—and nothing less than destiny—has brought them together in a world whose hour of reckoning is fast approaching. Chyna Shepherd's violent childhood has taught her to be a survivor but nothing has prepared her for facing Edgler Vess, a sociopath intent on murder. He lives for one purpose only: to satisfy all appetites as they arise, seeking ever more outrageous experience, and immersing himself in sensation.

To live with intensity. When he attacks her friend, Laura, Chyna's instincts protect her. Not knowing Laura is already dead, Chyna follows when Vess carries her body to his motor home - a dungeon and morgue on wheels. She hoped to save her friend, but instead becomes trapped there as the killer, unaware of her presence, drives away.

At first her sole aim is to get out alive. But when she learns the identity of the killer's next intended victim, and when circumstances ensure that only she can save that precious life, she must face the fact that a moral life requires the acceptance of unwanted responsibilities. She discovers depths of courage she didn't know she possessed - and takes risks beyond any that she ever imagined she could endure. In the dazzling new thriller from the master of dark suspense, the hand of fate reaches out to touch an ordinary man with greatness. So long as he is ready. So long as he is, above all, afraid.

Jimmy Tock comes into the world on the very night his grandfather leaves it. As a violent storm rages outside the hospital, Rudy Tock spends long hours walking the corridors between the expectant fathers' waiting room and his dying father's bedside. It's a strange vigil made all the stranger when, at the very height of the storm's fury, Josef Tock suddenly sits up in bed and speaks coherently for the first and last time since his stroke. What he says before he dies is that there will be five dark days in the life of his grandson--five dates whose terrible events Jimmy will have to prepare himself to face.

The first is to occur in his 20th year; the second in his 23rd year; the third in his 28th; the fourth in his 29th; the fifth in his 30th. Rudy is all too ready to discount his father's last words as a dying man's delusional rambling. But then he discovers that Josef also predicted the moment of his grandson's birth to the minute, as well as his exact height, weight, and the fact that Jimmy would be born with syndactyly--the unexplained anomaly of fused digits on his left foot.

Suddenly, the old man's predictions take on a chilling significance. What terrifying events await Jimmy on these five dark days? What nightmares will he face? What challenges must he survive? As the novel unfolds, picking up Jimmy's story at each of these crisis points, the path he must follow will defy every expectation. And with each crisis he faces, he will move closer to a fate he could never have imagined.

For who Jimmy Tock is and what he must accomplish on the five days his world turns is a mystery as dangerous as it is wondrous--a struggle against an evil so dark and pervasive only the most extraordinary of human spirits can shine through. The second time is strikes the terror starts Throughout her childhood she is plagued by ever more terrifying troubles, and with increasing courage she finds the strength to prevail - even without the intervention of her strange guardian.

But, despite her success as a novelist, and her happy family life, Laura cannot shake the certainty that powerful and malignant forces are controlling her destiny. Then the lightning strikes once more and shatters her world. The adventure - and the terror - have only just begun The citizens of Moonlight Cove, California, are changing. Some are losing touch with their deepest emotions. Others are surrendering to their wildest urges. And the few who remain unchanged are absolutely terrified-if not brutally murdered in the dead of night.

Dean Koontz, the bestselling master of suspense, invites readers into the shocking world of Moonlight Cove-where four unlikely survivors confront the darkest realms of human nature. Here is the ultimate masterpiece of fear by the one and only Dean Koontz. Martin Stillwater has a vivid imagination. It charms his loving wife, delights his two little daughters, and gives him all the inspiration he needs to write his highly successful mystery novels. But maybe Martin's imagination is a bit too vivid.

One rainy afternoon, a terrifying incident makes him question his grip on reality. A stranger breaks into his house, accusing Martin of stealing his wife, his children--and his life. Claiming to be the real Martin Stillwater, the intruder threatens to take what is rightfully his. The police think he's a figment of Martin's imagination. But Martin and his family have no choice but to believe the stranger's threat.

And run for their lives. But wherever they go--wherever they hide--he finds them. Designed by top scientists and unleashed in a monstrous conspiracy, night chills are seizing the men and women of Black River--driving them to acts of rape and murder. The nightmare is real. And death is the only cure Leilani Maddoc's tenth birthday is nine months away.

Micky Bellsong is convinced that in nine months and one day, the girl will be dead. And no one seems to care but Micky herself. Micky has a history of making wrong choices and living only for her own desires, but her decision to save the child's life - and pit herself against an adversary as fearsome as he is cunning - takes her on a journey of incredible peril and stunning discoveries, a journey filled with tragedy and joy, with humour, terror and hope, a journey that will change her for ever They found the town silent, apparently abandoned.

Then they found the first body strangely swollen and still wam. One hundred fifty were dead, missing. But the terror had only begun in the tiny mountain town of Snowfield, California. At first they thought it was the work of a maniac. Or a terrorist. Or toxic contamination. Or a bizarre new disease. But they found the truth.

And they saw it in the flesh. And it was worse than anything any of them had even imagined A must-read thriller from Dean Koontz - the worldwide bestseller of over million copies. It looked like just a bad review. But perhaps it was a death threat Being a writer is a dangerous business. When Cubby Greenwich receives a scathing review for his latest bestseller by the feared and therefore revered critic Shearman Waxx, he is determined to take no notice of it.

But Fate carries him right into Waxx's path. What began as an innocent and unexpected encounter is about to trigger an inferno of violence. For Shearman Waxx is not merely a ferocious literary enemy, but a ruthless sociopath, and now he is intent on destroying Cubby and everything he holds dear: his home, his wife, his young son, and every hope he had in the world.

Rachael Leben's violently possessive ex-husband, Eric, hideously mangled in a freak accident, is dead. But his body has disappeared from the city morgue. Now someone, or something, is watching Rachael. Calling her. Stalking her. And though no one will believe her, she knows who it is; that his walking corpse is a grotesque mockery of life, and his brilliant, warped mind, once again 'alive', is seething with jealous rage, seeking an unspeakable revenge. A catastrophic, unexplainable plane crash leaves three hundred and thirty dead -- no survivors.

Among the victims are the wife and two daughters of Joe Carpenter, a Los Angeles Post crime reporter. A year after the crash, still gripped by an almost paralyzing grief, Joe encounters a woman named Rose, who claims to have survived the crash. She holds out the possibility of a secret that will bring Joe peace of mind.

But before he can ask any questions, she slips away. Driven now by rage have the authorities withheld information? His search immediately leads him into the path of a powerful and shadowy organization hell-bent on stopping Rose before she can reveal what she knows about the crash. In the stunning title story 'Strange Highways', a failed author returns to his hometown after many years to attend his father's funeral, only to find himself suddenly and inexplicably thrust back through time to relive a traumatic event from his past.

One rain-swept Sunday night when he was twenty years old, on his way back to college after a weekend with his family, Joey Shannon took the wrong highway - and from that moment, nothing ever went right for him again. Now, exactly twenty years later, on another rain-swept night, Joey finds himself at the same crossroads, looking down the road never taken.

Which is odd. Because that road no longer exists. A superhighway replaced it nearly twenty years ago, and the old state route - which had crossed a web of perpetually burning, abandoned coal mines - was condemned as too dangerous and was torn up. But now the highway is exactly as it was on that long-ago night, and when Joey turns on to it, he begins an eerie, terrifying journey toward a truth so dark and stunning that it will change everything he believes about himself, his past, and the nature of life.

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A surgeon, a writer, a motel-keeper, a priest and a thief; they have nothing in common - nothing but one hot summer night at the Tranquillity Motel. A night filled with unending terror, a night when an awesome power stripped them of their memories. Now the evil is creeping back into their minds.

Slowly, tauntingly, maddeningly they are recalling the unspeakable events of that fateful moonlit evening. And as the vision of evil grows clearer, the guests of the Tranquillity Motel seek each other out. Some of them will not live to face the power head on. But some will - in a terror-packed climax unlike anything ever experienced before Frank Pollard is afraid to fall asleep. Every morning he awakes, he discovers something strange-like blood on his hands-a bizarre mystery that tortures his soul.

Two investigators have been hired to follow the haunted man. But only one person-a young man with Down's syndrome-can imagine where their journeys might end.

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That terrible place from which no one ever returns The city changed my life and showed me that the world is deeply mysterious. I need to tell you about her and some terrible things and wonderful things and amazing things that happened Including one night when I died and woke and lived again. Here is the riveting, soul-stirring story of Jonah Kirk, son of an exceptional singer, grandson of a formidable "piano man," a musical prodigy beginning to explore his own gifts when he crosses a group of extremely dangerous people, with shattering consequences.

Set in a more innocent time not so long ago, The City encompasses a lifetime but unfolds over three extraordinary, heart-racing years of tribulation and triumph, in which Jonah first grasps the electrifying power of music and art, of enduring friendship, of everyday heroes. The unforgettable saga of a young man coming of age within a remarkable family, and a shimmering portrait of the world that shaped him, The City is a novel that speaks to everyone, a dazzling realization of the evergreen dreams we all share.

Brilliantly illumined by magic dark and light, it's a place where enchantment and malice entwine, courage and honor are found in the most unexpected quarters, and the way forward lies buried deep inside the heart. Alliance Against The Stars! Men came home to Earth, home from the stars But Earth was easy prey, for there was little left after the last of the atomic wars, except for pathetic mutants picking a living in the ruins The men from the stars moved in, bringing their star-born societies, setting themselves up as masters over the mutant world But the mutants were still there, too many to kill off, and the new races plotted together against the masters from the stars!

Martii C. Hudson, D. Jayroe, J. Second Row K. Voss, M. Conley, G. Burbella, D. Wight, Coac Bill Carson. Above Left: East Carolina players move in on opponent. Center: Collision in mid- field sends ball astray. It finished the season with a record. The ECU hooters tied for third place in the Southern conference and set a new school record by winning three games as compared to the previous high of two wins. Carolina 4 ECU Bunn, T. Gillespie, B. Honaker, C. Pressley, C. Wunderle, S. Second Row: R.

Eckenrode, D. WU- kins, J. McMillian, H. Harris, T. Daniels, M. Third Row: G. Harvey, V. Badalamenti, K. Lueck, K. Barbour, J. Horner, Coach J. Consisting of fifteen cheerleaders and a pirate mascot, the varsity squad gave a hundred per cent effort to every game. Through the rain at the William and Mary game, after the dissappointment of home- coming, and through the struggle of basket- ball season, the cheerleaders continued.

Prior to the start of football season, cheer- leaders Sherry Robertson and Chick Krautler attended the nation's only All- College cheerleader clinic at the University of Southern Mississippi. Many new cheers, double stunts, chants, pom pom routines, and spirit ideas were brought back to the East Carolina squad. Freshman cheerleaders, headed this year by co-captains Brenda Masters and Kay Whitney, were selected at the beginnina: of fall quarter.

The eight freshman cheer- leaders strived to promote school spirit at all of the freshman home games and at the varsity Homecoming game. Cheerleaders include gymnastics in executing cheers. Bullock, B. Bolton, P. White, C. Coakley, P. Simmons, D. Swan, and S. Robert- son. Second Row: L. Getsinger, J. Shepherd, P. Ross, R. Murphy, S. Young, B. Bodziac, T. On Cannon: C. Krautler, Head; and C. Linville, Pirate. Top: Rain does not stop Pirate Cheerleaders from praising the team.

Left: Patsy Simmons inspires spectators with enthusiasm. Wozelka, K. Whitney, B. Masters, S. Mc Donald, S. Jenkins, J. Kern, G. Jenkins announced plans for a holi day tournamentJiext Christmas. Rapidly an outstanding field consisting of Cornell. Peter's ECU Atlantic Christian Francis ECU. S8 Furman 59 ECU U 69 ECU Quinn, Coach, K. Stuart, Assistant Coach.

First Row, Left to Right: T. Wills, Trainer, S. Lilly, F. Campbell, E. Braf- J. Thompson, B. Francis, T. Second Row: V. Colbert, C. Alford, K. Sabo, J. Modlin, B. Lindfelt, R. Kier, J. Anderson, Man- ager. Miller, V. Alford, J. Modlin, E. Left: Teams lock in struggle for possession of the ball. Far Left: C. Alford shoots over opponent. Basketball continued Basketball continued Above Right: Wild moments take place under the boards in the Richmond game. Right: B. Lindfelt finds himself in an awkward position in the Richmond game. Above: First Row: R. Tripp, Manager, B. Mc- Killop, J. Sermons, M.

Hartzler, G. Second Row: M. Wood, Trainer, D. Daughtry, C. Lemons, T. Wyche, J. Gregory, M. Dunn, B. Haubenreiser, Kirk Stuart, Coach. Right: J. Kirk Stuart, calls plays from the bench. C 88 Above Left: T. Winch goes for a layup during the William and Mary game. Above Right: Uni- dentified Pirate secures rebound from defensive boards. Left: Baby Bucs scramble for ball. Hanes, L. Allman, K. Hungate, D. Paris, B. Sl Howard, S. Weissman, D. Dineen, P. W ] Second Row: Left to right: Dr. Donahue, D.

Snyder, R. Conaway, E. Tomberlin, B. King, B. Baird, D. Danny Scharf Mascot. Above: D. Dineen demonstrates style in freestyle. Ray Martinez. Tomberline shows the form it took to win backstroke. The meet with University of Florida begins. Swimming continued 4 ECU. Carolina 72 ECU.

U 29 ECU Above Right: Bug diver performs for crowd. Right: East Carolina's bench during meet with Florida. Above Right: B. Aaird springs before dive. Below Left: D. Tobin executes swan dive. Below Right: D. Tobin demon- strates form that won him the Dyer Award. That loss occurred in an extremely close match with N. The highlights of the season were a victory over the Citadel, the defending Southern Conference Wrestling Champions, and a tie with Old Dominion, rated as one of the top three teams in the South.

John Welborn was the new coach. Andrews ECU. Ellenberger, H. Metzgar, T. Ellenberger, S. Smith, R. Rich, S. Bastian, S. McDowell, C. Bernard, M. Murray, W. Standing Left to Right: K. Kellum Manager, J. Sellers, R. Caffrey, D. Oliker, D. Trexler, P. Monroe, H. Harris, K. Winston, B. Right: The referee calls a foul on East Carolina's T. Above: Tom EUenberger works for the fall. Btlow: Pirate Tim EUenberger finds himself m a tough situation. Left: Coach J. Welborn and hiN captain H. Center: Wayne Lineberry spins for the advantage in his heavy weight division. Below: Buc tries to work out from the bottom.

Left: East Carolina's M. Murrary struggles to down opponent. Below: Ellenberger has complete control as he overturns his opponent. Richard Narron. It won twenty-three games and set a new recor Jfor wins in one season for an East Carolina team. The team finished H in the con- ference and overall.

The season started with seven lettermen and open positions all over the field. Coaches Smith and Williams placed a re- serve at first base, moved the shortstop to second base, borrowed a football player for shortstop, moved a catcher to left field, and borrowed a basketball player to pitch. These fellows combined with the veterans and re- serves became one of the finest teams in the history of East Carolina. When the sea- son was over, the results were as follows: Allstate; Richard Narron. Jim Snyder, and Dennis Burke. All-Conference; Richard Narron. Jim Snvder.

Lvnn Smith, and Den- nis Burke. AU-American; Richard Narron. The team ranked number 20 in the final N. University Division Polls. Thome, R. Hedge- cock, R. Narron, L. Smith, S. Dillenger, D. Second Row: B. Scoggina, G. Domanski, D. Winchester, V. Chadwich, D. Barbour, N. Glover, J. Snyder, V. Colbert, S. Fornash, D. Burke, T. Jennings, T. Fourth Row: S. Wrenn Manager, T. Holton, L. Fisher, J. Pitriggi, H. Land, L. Price, B. Norman, M. Potter, R. Below: J. Holt performs his duties enthusiastically.

Majoring in business administration, the Goldsboro junior began his career in baseball in high school. While playing American Legion baseball, he was selected to the All-State team for two years. After six months of National Guard training, he be- gan to play for the Mets and will continue through the summer. At the end of the baseball season, Narron planned to return to school here. Speaking of his experience with the Pirate ball club Narron replied, "It is a great team with the best coaching. He Coach Earl Smith is a student of the game.

Snyder makes it to first in time. Below Right: L. Smith practices his slider. Below Lejt: Pirate leaps high to snag ball. Track Team Rewrites Record Book Posting a record of seven wins and three losses, the track team broke and set 11 varsity records. Varsity records broken or set are as follows: one mile.

First Row: S. Rhodes, D. Osborne, H. Coble, R. Martin, C. Williams, W. Whitfield, C. Hudson, W. Wooten, J. Deeds, R. Second M. Conley, B. Hardison, M. Bridges, E. Whyte, T. Slezak, D. Crotts, A. Cargill, P. Moe, T. Hickey, J. McCarthy, Coach Berryhill. Below Right: ECU pole vaulter shows winning form. Right: Coach Brousseau directs the team before a race. With the christening of The Leo W. Jenkins, the team's new shell, the crew team launched its second year of competition with a won-lost record of Coached by Andre Brousseau and led by captain AI Hearn, the team competed for the first time in the Dad Vail Regatta, one of the top crew events in the country.

The meet with Asheville College also proved another first, the first crew event ever held between two North Carolina schools. Richmond Won ECU. Jacksonville Lost ECU. Dad Vail Regatta Florida Regatta Lost Left: Rowers prepare to hit water on the practice barge. Below Right: ECU oarsmen workout. Shannon, D.

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Woolen, W. Mills, C. Jacona, J. I Hard. Atkins, G. Donharl, C. Right iv: S. Mabel, J. Yager, A. Hearn, T. Chalk, M. Wilson, A. Bagwell, J. Powell, Kidd, B. Donharl, J. Frank Cooke, the senior captain, and Chuck Taylor posted the best won-lost record. Diday and Cooke were the number one doubles team.

Taylor and Chip Van Middlesworth composed the number doubles team. Right: Taylor puts a special twist on his serve. Below Right: First Row: C. Middlesworth, F. Second Row: C. Taylor, T. Dean, Diday, W. The first half saw Richmond start off with a flurry of "lunching" only to be destroyed by the ECU "lunchers," who sent three men out of the game in the first half. Richmond held a one goal lead going into the last half; but that was quickly destroyed by the Pirates, who scored three in the third period and four in the final period to win it, Tom Paul and the ex- perience of returning lettermen, Howard Permar and Drayton Stott, led the East Carolina golf team to a successful season with a record and second place in the Southern Conference Tourna- ment.

The tournament was held on the yard Dunes Club at Myrtle Beach, South Carol The well-balanced squad was undefeated on the home course, and the entire squad returned. Wilmington College 15 ECU. Virginia Military Institute. Atlantic Christian ECU.

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Wilmington College 5 ECU Citadel ". Schlueter, D. Stott, and P. Buzzelli se in the pro shop before a match. Above Right: Buzzelli digs out of a sand trap. As a part of the physical edu- cation program, intramurals were designed to provide a high degree of student spirit. Intramural sports program at East Caro- lina University provided an opportunity for every male student on the campus to participate in some type of competitive sports activity.

Team sports included in the intramural program at East Carolina University were basketball, bowling, cross country, golf, Softball, touch football, track, and volley- ball. Badminton, foul shooting, horseshoes, table tennis, tennis, and wrestling were the individual sports offered. Lejt: Jordan shows the form that won the high jump title. Above: R. Vince, Publicity Chairman; C. Watson, Student Direc- tor; J. Lowe, President of Intramurals. Below Lejt: Intramural Softball provides recreation for all men on campus.

Below: Intramural basketball helps de velop teamwork. Teamwork, Physical Exercise Left: The pikher begins his pre-game warm-up. Below Right: An afternoon football game gives EC's male population a good workout. Below: Exhausted contestants calrh their lirealh after track and field events. Along with a president, vice- president, secretary, and historian, the four class presidents served on the branch. This year the branch worked to benefit the students by completing a faculty evalua- tion and by devising a Student Complaint Board. Right: Steve Moore, President. Below: David Lloyd, Vice-president.

Right: Steve Morrisette, Speaker. Left: Barry Blick addresses the legislature. Below: Members of the Student Government legislature consider a proposed bill. In addition to making laws, the legisla- ture approved all budgets for campus ac- tivities, ratified constitutions of new or- ganizations, and strived for improvements most desired by the students. These included revised traffic laws, a new dress code for women, and additional lights around the girls' dormitories. These were problems such as elections, entertainment, internal affairs, faculty evaluations, and special events.

The committees sought to evaluate and administer in these fields of student activity. Right: Special Events, Jean Haney. In addition to govern- ing the student body and handling disci- plinary problems, the members organized a Blood Drive, created a Student Book Ex- change, and worked to keep spirits high during the struggle for University status. Left: Students participate in the Sum- mer Blood Drive. Dean R. Alexander and Dr. James Tucker. O 11 Councils Deal With Honor Code Violations Men's and Women's Honor Council, each composed of seven members and one alter- nate, had jurisdiction over all violations of the honor code.

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