By Frank Portman
From Frank Portman, writer of the cult vintage King Dork that John eco-friendly says "will rock your world", comes a unique approximately Andromeda Klein, who has a number of difficulties of her own.
Her hair is more or less horrible.
Her partner-in-occultism, Daisy, is dead.
Her mystery, estranged, a lot older and forbidden boyfriend-in-theory, has long past AWOL.
And her mom has realized the way to text.
in brief, issues could not get a lot worse. until eventually they do. Daisy looks trying to make touch from past, books are beginning to disappear from the library, after which, surprisingly and by surprise, Andromeda's tarot readings are commencing to expect occasions with bizarrely literal accuracy.
Omens are all over the place. goals; swords; fires; hidden playing cards; misplaced, damaged, and useless cellphones . . . and what's Daisy attempting to inform her?
within the resulting fight of impartial as opposed to evil, it really is Andromeda Klein opposed to the realm, sleek society, demonic forces, and the "friends" of the library.
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People on message boards had jumped all over her for using this abbreviation of the formal Thelemic greeting. That ended her participation in the message boards, though not her interest in the 93 current. ” He was talking about the government and religion, and how his record store and label had been kicked out of the anarcho-libertarian collective. But it was as true of magick as of anything else. Magical nostalgia had little to do with the scientific evaluation and exploration of a live magical current.
Had been a member, and Pixie had joined one of the splinter groups led by him after the order’s demise. E. was no exception. Andromeda pictured Pixie Colman Smith: small, round, smiling like a cherub, and draped in brightly colored silks, strings of beads around her neck, her head wrapped in a bandana or turban, circumambulating the altar with an enormous sword held aloft under the eyes of a circle of somber, heavily mustachioed men in hoods. Had Pixie found these human whiskers “dashing” or “distinguished,” as women were supposed to consider such mustaches in those days?
While the mustaches of yesteryear were allegedly dashing, most contemporary ones just looked sleazy. St. Steve’s was somewhere in between. Andromeda had recoiled at first, but her feelings on the matter had evolved; St. Steve and A. E. Waite were linked by a mustache. Andromeda Klein glided through Clearview Park via the recently paved bike path. It had been raining off and on all day. Pools and puddles were everywhere, just like in Pixie’s drawings of Swords cards, displaying muddy reflections of the sky.