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This anthology comprises: Names via Jane Yolen; Elle Est Trois (La Mort) by way of Tanith Lee; Uncle Otto's Truck by way of Stephen King; 3.47 AM by way of David Langford; Mistral; Jon Wynne-Tyson; Out of Africa through David Drake; The Wall portray by way of Roger Johnson; memento through Vincent McHardy; Echoes via Lawrence C. Connolly; After pictures through Malcolm Edwards; The Ventriloquist's Daughter through Juleen Brantingham; Come to the social gathering by way of Frances Garfield; The Chair through Dennis Etchison; The Attic by way of Billy Wolfenbarger; One for the Horrors via David J. Schow; Spring Fingered Jack by means of Susan Casper; The Flash child by means of Scott Bradfield; the guy With Legs via Al Sarrantonio; simply ready by way of Ramsey Campbell; and the advent: Of Fads and Frights by means of Karl Edward Wagner.

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