By Karim Berrouka
Lorsque Marine met au monde son petit garçon, celui-ci est rouge. Mais vraiment rouge ! Et cette particularité va faire son cauchemar. Nombreux sont ceux qui voudront le disséquer, en faire un messie, un produit advertising ou un antéchrist à détruire... "L'Enfant rouge" est los angeles première nouvelle d'un recueil qui déborde d'idées toutes plus folles les unes que les autres. Karim Berrouka convoque des cauchemars, des fantômes, des monstres et pire que tout, des hommes, pour nous faire rire, parfois jaune. Une nouvelle preuve de son talent...
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Reevan’s ﬂesh appeared sallow in the dim light, the sharp ladder of his spine too close to the surface of his skin. The magician lifted the prince’s hair from his neck. “Look closely,” he said. “To see it, focus beyond the prince’s skin. ” “This is no illusion. Do as I say. You are Sekt. ” For some moments, I concentrated as he suggested, blurring my sight until my eyes watered. Then, it came. I saw nothing with my physical sight, yet, in my mind, I sensed pulsing movement, many legs and a presence of malevolence.
You are Sekt. ” For some moments, I concentrated as he suggested, blurring my sight until my eyes watered. Then, it came. I saw nothing with my physical sight, yet, in my mind, I sensed pulsing movement, many legs and a presence of malevolence. If it had a form at all, it was a ﬁlthy smoky suggestion of a shape. I drew back, uttering an instinctive gasp. Storm Constantine Even then, I was aware of the power of suggestion. This did not have to be real simply because I’d perceived it, yet there was no doubt an evil odor of malice oozed upward from the bed.
Now it happened that at this time a ship came into the fjord and Agnar the Strong, who was tired of adventuring in foreign lands, came to the Thing and heard that Tors of Torsgaard needed a winter shepherd but that no man would take up his offer. ” “The last shepherd, Glam, died on the fjell and there is some superstition attached to his name,” said Tors eva- A Troll Story sively. ” Now Tors was generally an honest man, and his shame at speaking false would have been apparent even to a lesser man of the world than Agnar.