Category Archives: This Present Darkness

TPD ch 41-42: The end

Bernice is waiting outside, and instantly goes about deceiving the FBI in the name of Jesus, the Great Deceiver. Oh wait, no, that’s Satan, sorry. She’s just deceptive. She implies that her bruises were received just then inside the building … Continue reading

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TPD ch 40: Gary Stu’s and The Doctor

Finally, some action! Marshall and co storm into the conference room, where we find out that the “huge Arabian” and the “fierce African” have been flanking him. (Is anyone else picturing a horse when they talk about a “huge Arabian”?) … Continue reading

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TPD ch 39: in which nothing happens.

At Juleen Langstrat’s direction, all the smiling psychics, along with Sandy and Shawn Who are also psychic but scowling? Anyway, they’re meeting the “Ascended Master” Rafar so that the college can join the “New World Order”. Meanwhile, stormclouds gather, demons … Continue reading

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TPD chapter 38: In which I am not making this up

Chapter 38 opens with the most awkward exchange: “Praise the Lord” […] “Oh, I believe it, I believe it.” You…believe… praising the Lord… what? I’m now picturing Our Lord Cthulu has snaked a tentacle into Marshall’s brain and is still … Continue reading

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TPD ch 37: Miracles

Susan, Bernice, and Kevin are trapped at the Clarion office while the police– under direction from Brummel, presumably — try to get in to them slash stake out the building. They need a miracle! Instead they get a ringing phone. … Continue reading

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TPD Ch 36: Demonlogy, Conscience, and Singing

Susan, Kevin, and Bernice rush to the Clarion’s office to develop Susan’s film, which has photographs of Kaseph’s records on it. While the film is being developed, we find out that Shawn was the very person who introduced Bernice’s sister … Continue reading

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TPD ch 35: Bigotry and brainwashing

I reeeeally don’t want to write this…. :( Content Note:┬áSuicide, self-hatred (discussed), brainwashing tactics Sometimes I wish I was a video blogger. It’d be a lot easier to talk to a camera than sit down and piece through a book … Continue reading

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