A Letting of Blood
The story is a grim one; about death by murder and mutilation, in the most callous and wanton circumstances of cruelty. This account has been written to placate my mind for; although it has been told and retold many times by countless sources, the writers have always gotten it wrong, and this misinformation has annoyed me to such a degree that I now set down this collection of words to correct the failure and misrepresentation of past publications that have contained nothing but a fabrication of truth and a distortion of facts.
The revelation that I have chronicled involves a character of history who has evolved throughout time into somewhat of a legendary status. His name is the epitome of the worst kind of bogeyman; which is a common allusion to a fictitious being that is used by adults to frighten children. However, this is not a story about some category of mythical creature, but a retelling of a collection of evil murders perpetrated upon women in the times of Queen Victoria. The murderer truly existed in this period and his actual name has never been revealed, due to the fact that he was never captured. His deeds, however, will forever be preserved in history and, although he has now ceased to exist through the expenditure and passage of time; as must we all; he will always be remembered by the alias by which he was anointed; that nickname being – Jack the Ripper.
I have been referring to the murderer in the singular manner of speech, as this mode represents the most common principal and underlying fault that has been accepted and used by previous correspondents, who have written about the case studies. In accepting, quite erroneously, that the inhuman monster of the murders was a singular person, they were utterly mistaken; for it was not one singular individual who committed these atrocities, but instead, the murders were committed by a combination of three people.
I have decided against writing down the bare facts in just fragmented piecemeal, as this would be exceedingly dry and extremely short for the reader. Instead, I have consigned the story into a narrative presentation, so as to enhance the flavour of the events that transpired and, in doing so, hope that appreciation can be felt of the true horror that befell this collection of women who were consigned to death by the razor-sharp blades that were held in the hands of their heartless, merciless and cold-blooded killers.
These murders occurred in a relatively short space of time and, once they had ceased, they were never recontinued. I have outlined the reason surrounding the stoppage of these events and how this came to be. I have also furnished details of what manner of future lay in wait for these killers, following their diabolical deeds.
I apologise for the graphic detail that is outlined within these pages but hope that you can gauge some form of appreciation of how exceptionally evil these creatures of death truly were.
There was never a band like The Smiths. Formed at the coalface of a depressed England in 1982, their mix of wit, realism and a wry self-awareness would take them to heights young Morrissey could only dream of from the confines of his dull education, a brutal Manchester upbringing, and the horror of cleaning up body parts as a hospital porter.
Climaxing with the release of their first ever single; using interviews and reviews, imagined conversation and peerless artistry; visiting every influence from the New York Dolls to Nico, from Bowie and The Sex Pistols to Patti Smith, Con Chrisoulis brings to brilliant life the troubled teenage years of the unique artists that are Morrissey, Marr, Rourke and Joyce.
With a foreword by Si Wolstencroft and an introduction by Johnny Rogan, this is the story of the birth of The Smiths, one of the most influential UK bands, ever.
It’s time the tale were told…
By turning this book over, you have effectively snuck up on the two ninjas on the front cover. STRIKE NOW! Find your own inner ninja and release the five-headed hydra palm, or perform the spinning ax-kick of One Thousand Band-Aids. Go ahead-you could use the training. I can tell. Perhaps I will let you take their places at my school, Kick Foot Academy. There you will learn the secret ways of the NINJA. Within this volume lay the answers to all these questions: How do you take attendance in stealth class? Can Joey and Johnny be bested by a mollusk? When is Soup Day? Why should you fear it? Will Red Moon Academy truly stop at nothing to shut down KFA?
You are moments away from knowing this and more. Join Joey and Johnny as they attempt to survive their classes, fulfill impossible missions, and defeat Red Moon. You will find, as they have, that the path of the ninja is long, dangerous, and very slippery in socks. . . .
While Charlie Brown is all tied up, the rest of the gang doesn't hold back on having fun. Pig-Pen unexpectedly charms Peppermint Patty at the Valentine's dance, Marcie and Snoopy run a commercial airline, and Lucy tries her hardest to win Schroeder's affection. Whether you're safe on the ground or tangled up in a tree like Charlie Brown, you won't want to miss the fun in this latest Peanuts for kids adventure.
You step on stage. Your palms sweat. Your pupils dilate. Your heart rate increases. You start taking deeper breaths, faster. Whether you have ever played an organized sport or acted in a school play, you'll recognize these signs.
Glossophobia, the fear of public speaking, is consistently rated as one of people's top fears. If you are nervous or anxious before a presentation, you are not alone! Many, many people have faced this same anxiety. Are you the only person who experiences the fear of public speaking? Not even close. How about Prince Harry? Warren Buffett? Leonardo DiCaprio? Adele?
All had anxiety prior tospeaking in public at some point in their careers. It doesn't matter how famous you are, how wealthy you are, or how successful you are. This graphic novel exists to provide you with strategies you can put into practice to help you reframe your fear and deliver a great speech or presentation!
Following in the footsteps of the highly successful Queer: A Graphic History, illustrator Jules Scheele teams up with Dr Laura Locker in this comic-book introduction to the political history of the Land of Opportunity.
a political outsider like Trump win the 2016 presidential election? Why do some
Americans feel so strongly about gun rights? Is there a role for more than two
political parties in the system?
isn’t something that just occurs in the West Wing or the gleaming Capitol
building – it comes from the interaction between state and society, the
American people living their daily lives. In this unique graphic guide, we
follow modern citizens as they explore everything from the United States’
political culture, the Constitution and the balance of power, to social
movements, the role of the media, and tensions over race, immigration, and LGBT
right up, and see what lies beneath the pageantry and headlines of this great
In the year Y2.050K, the Energia spacecraft begins its voyage to Proxima Centauri.Its architects create the Scientists for Peace Society. Soon after, deceptively menacing messages from alien civilizations mysteriously appear on the clouds. As humanity progresses and regresses in leaps and bounds, the urgency of the alien threats becomes very real and the SPS begins to play a leading role in world affairs.After two major disasters cause over a billion deaths, democracy is once again relegated to history as humans seek to secure the survival of the species on Earth and beyond.Will the survival instinct beat politicians’ vanity and people’s propensity to self-destruct?----From the publisher's Advance Information Sheet:The book offers a very unique twist to an age-old question: can humanity survive its infancy and mature or will our violent nature take over?Dimis Michaelides’ text creates a dystopic utopia which masterfully blends two incompatible ideas: peace through repression and violence! It also raises a multitude of serious and pertinent questions on science and superstition, politics and society, democracy and autocracy, philosophy and ethics, nationalism and internationalism. It is set in the not-too-distant future, beginning in the year 2050 and ending in 2200, the title of the book.Umit Inatci’s artwork is not only beautiful to look at but it has an almost magical allure that draws you in with forms, colors and symbols, looking for hidden messages! As publishers, our stated goal is to bring out unique and thought-provoking fiction. Y2.200K delivers all that and more!This book appeals to a wide readership, from sci-fi enthusiasts to art-lovers the world over. Its content will resonate with people with convictions on science, religion, politics and ethics. In particular, it will resonate with people concerned about world peace and how this might be achieved. The short and visual nature of the book will also appeal to younger readers.
----Advanced praise for the book“A unique and dazzling yet plausible glimpse into the future strung together with a compelling narrative and thought-provoking illustrations. I read it three times and enjoyed it more with every read.” – Richard Romanus, actor and author
“Take a deep breath. Read, enjoy and savour this most unusual work.”-Dr Noel Holland. Author of Amazon bestseller Rosie’s War
“In these times of amazing changes, the world needs more poets and artists. Dimis and Umit are incredible poets and artists. They are indeed the real futurists! Inspiring and visionary, this book will make you read and think as a child and as a wise old human. Merci!” –Bruno Marion, the Futurist Monk, Speaker, Author and Mentor – Thrive in Chaos
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