Dark Warm Heart
"Dark Warm Heart" by Rich Larson is a horror story about a woman whose husband returns from the frozen Canadian North Territories, obsessed with texts he discovered there.
Edited by Ellen Datlow
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kind of like the thing meets The Shining meets one of those typical romance stories in which a couple’s love is tested when one of them (view spoiler)[turns into a flesheating monster. (hide spoiler)]
noel returns from his work in the canadian wilderness frostbitten, exhausted, and distant, so consumed with his linguistic anthropology project: playing back the recordings of native throat-singers and transcribing the inuktitut texts and interviews filled with storie ...more
I liked how this one was cloaked in mystery right from the beginning, with Kristine’s strange bite on her shoulder and the storm Noel encou ...more
This is a story that I'm not sure how to describe. It's quite unsettling. A wife's husband comes back home after surviving frostbite and he becomes obsessed with transcripts that could lead him to understanding something about himself. It's a very a strange story and I wish that there had been more expansion upon the overall explanations. I can't really digest my thoughts on this without talking about the ending, so don't click the spoiler tag unless you have...more
This horror story is about a recently married couple, Kristine and Noel. Noel has just come back from a mysterious research expedition and ... well, let's just say that's he's not well. Not well at all.
I really liked this story, but it ended a bit abruptly. I wanted more, a lot more.
That being said, I thought this was excellent. There was a palpable sense of dread through out. I wish this were a full length novel because I would devour every single page.
she's also apparently pregnant (hide spoiler)].
It's a great and entertaining story, I just wish the ending was less abrupt and sudden. I am looking forward reading more by this author.
This is a horror story I really like.
The premise is a woman's husband is returning from frozen Canadian North Territories and is obsessed with texts. I think it is kind of obvious everything would go downhill because he is acting more than weird.
Everyone who has ever read Lovecraft knows obscure texts are the first step to getting insane or something much worse (no, this story is not really lovecraftian but always I see a horror story in which texts play a ...more
His work appears in numerous Year’s Best anthologies and has been ...more