The Blood Gospel
Synopsis: A young noble Englishwoman from Cairo and hussar soldier from the mean streets of London find themselves embroiled in the supernatural machinations of Victorian England.
The Blood Gospel – Prologue – The Young Life of Adeline Iris Everett:
A young noble English girl grows up in dangerous Cairo during the Victorian era.
The Blood Gospel – Prologue – The Hardships of Young Stanley Kipp:
A young impoverished boy from the mean streets of Victorian London becomes a soldier.
The Blood Gospel – Chapter 1 – The Consul’s Ball:
A feast for the elite at the Consul’s Ball in Cairo turns into a feast of blood.
The Blood Gospel – Chapter 1 – Everett House:
The Everetts return home to England as tensions escalate in Cairo. After a brief reprieve, Alexandra’s condition sharply declines, and the Duscheski side of the family come calling.
The Blood Gospel – Chapter 1 – A Mother’s Passing:
Adeline secretly arranges for a surgeon to investigate the strange condition of her mother’s corpse as even more Duscheski begin to swarm in for the upcoming funeral.
The Blood Gospel – Chapter 1 – Secrets of the Ancient House in Cairo:
Stanley and his comrade, Gabriel, venture into the depths of an old house in Egypt, interrupting a cultist’s dark rite that bestows horrors on them they won’t soon forget.
The Blood Gospel – Chapter 1 – The Duscheskis and the Everetts:
Victoria interrupts Gareth’s harrowing pursuit of Adeline, and the Duscheskis and Everetts have words resulting in Gareth’s banishment from Everett House.
The Blood Gospel – Chapter 1 – A Funeral Procession:
Alexandra Duscheski Everett is laid to rest as Stanley, Gabriel, Victoria attend the cheerless and strange funeral with Adeline and her unsettling extended family.
The Blood Gospel – Chapter 1 – Grave Matters:
Gareth is implicated in the grizzly death of an Everett servant and her family while Adeline and Stanley investigate the resting place of Alexandra.
The Blood Gospel – Chapter 1 – The Seance:
Adeline, Stanley, and Gabriel have a seance to try to reach spirit of Alexandra and get more than they bargained for.
- CHAPTER 2
The Blood Gospel – Chapter 2 – Mourning
Adeline is sequestered in the sepulchral and bleak Everette House for a suffocating period of mourning with her father James, who has become increasingly severe and distant after her mother’s death.