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Apr 4, 2011 | 2:00 PM EDT

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"The Book" is an unfinished short story by American horror fiction writer H. P. Lovecraft.
I changed the story, but the main idea is the same: A young man finds an ancient, dangerous book, which can give him power to visit strange dimensions.

I hope you enjoy it,
CosmicGhost

Edit: Thanks everyone :)
About the story: The animation is similiar to the book until he wakes up in the other dimension. After that I changed it, in the book he returns safely to his room.

I'll definitely make more animations based on lovecraft or with a similiar atmosphere. I'm also planning a strange, dark-themed series.

Reviews


Sexual-LobsterSexual-Lobster

Rated 5 / 5 stars April 5, 2011

nice

i liked the ambience, the mood you had going, the painted backgrounds were really cool. they had a nice contrast with the character animation.

so many people have told me to read lovecraft but i haven't yet.


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ezkizoezkizo

Rated 5 / 5 stars April 5, 2011

nice

i love how you managed to make some of the backgrounds just they way i imagine them while reading lovecraft :D


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Stupidmonkey112Stupidmonkey112

Rated 5 / 5 stars April 5, 2011

Fantastic

I really enjoy Lovecraft's work and i think that you did a great job presenting it. Lovecraft would be proud.


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Leaf2012Leaf2012

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars April 5, 2011

That scared the crap outta me

Excellent work. I'd have to say that the rotting alien was the scariest part though. Not to say that it was bad (it wasn't at all), but I'd recommend that the music didn't stop so early and abruptly, it lost some of it's effect that way. Also, I would try to place more emphasis on the protagonist's unsightly state after reading the black book. Please, do make more of this amazing work if you schedule allows it, this was truly great and near perfect!


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TurkeyBurgerTurkeyBurger

Rated 5 / 5 stars April 5, 2011

Amazing

this was awesome! the animation was really nice, and i liked the lack of talking
some videos have waaaaayyy to much dialogue