An Astonishing Host of Curiosities: A Civil War Short Story
After Stanley McCullum’s freakish appearance gets him wounded on a battlefield, he finds acceptance and purpose with a traveling circus troupe. But the War Between the States rages around them and they are forced into hiding.
Murph Aikens’s Avengers plunder and torch the Kentucky countryside, targeting Confederate sympathizers, including Stanley’s family. When the gang attacks the McCullum farm, they discover there are unearthly horrors waiting.