Episode 102

Published on:

18th Oct 2021

The Screaming Skull—Part Two by F. Marion Crawford

“Think of having boiling lead poured into your brain. Think of it. She was dead before she could scream.” Does that make you shiver? Me, too. Listen on to Part Two of F. Marion Crawford's The Screaming Skull.

I talk a little about the life of Crawford. The quote I mention in the podcast is below.

“The great law of division became clear to him—the separation for a time of the universal agent into two parts, by the separation and reuniting of which comes light and heat and the hidden force of life, and the prime rules of attractive action; all things that are accounted material. 

He saw the division of darkness and light, and how all things that are in the darkness are reflected in the light; and how the light which we call light is in reality darkness made visible, whereas the true light is not visible to the eyes that are darkened by the gross veil of transitory being. And as from the night of earth, his eyes were gradually opened to the astral day, he knew that the forms that move and have being in the night are perishable and utterly unreal; whereas the purer being which is reflected in the real light is true and endures forever.” ~ Zoroaster, F. Marion Crawford

Music: Air of Mystery by Manuel Ochoa

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Dark Softly Tales
Dark Stories for Dark Hearts
Dark Softly Tales is a weekly podcast of horror, suspense and dark fantasy stories (mostly) written, produced and narrated by Mav Skye. The podcast will host dark fiction by guest authors and occasional interviews. Eventually, we will add additional weekly episode of true tales of the supernatural and fantastic.

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Mav Skye

Mav Skye is the narrator, host and producer of Dark Softly Tales podcast. She is the author of over twenty books, a hundred published short stories, and a single audio book. When Mav isn’t plotting world takeover, she’s snuggling with her sugar glider, Spooky, and trying to explain cannibalism to her (wanna be) house duck, Rainy Day, and why it isn’t proper to hunt birds with the cats. She is part of the Braving Shame movement and believes beauty lies in our imperfections.