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22 hours ago, MacabreEternal said:

Someone needs to trim their bush!

1. Tell me about it. I just need to round up some of the serfs on the estate but they stay away from the manor on account of the mysterious disappearances that have thinned their numbers on sinister fullmoon nights. Although the people revere True Belief as a god, so that may draw them hesitantly from their shanties. 

2. "Bring me a shrubbery!"

3. I see what you did there Macabre.

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On 11/1/2018 at 2:29 PM, Depraved said:

I went stomping around this old cemetery last night. A lot of graves were from the 19th century. There was a tour as well but sadly most of my pictures are way too dark to see anything.

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Is this a real person or an oversized lawn gnome? Really, I can't tell.

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Found this on Amazon by complete accident a couple of months ago while looking for something totally unrelated and jumped on it. I've only flipped through it a bit and there's tons of old photographs I've never seen before. Finally getting around to reading it for real. 

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Also this somehow happened just now. 😳 😂

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Found this on Amazon by complete accident a couple of months ago while looking for something totally unrelated and jumped on it. I've only flipped through it a bit and there's tons of old photographs I've never seen before. Finally getting around to reading it for real. 
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Also this somehow happened just now.  
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I’ve got that Mayhem book and I’m pretty sure Requiem does too. Fantastic.

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9 minutes ago, True Belief said:

I’ve got that Mayhem book and I’m pretty sure Requiem does too. Fantastic.

The history of this band is intensely fascinating to me. No matter how much I read about it, I still want to learn more. I suppose because if it were a novel it would be such an excellent psychological thriller - except it's all true.

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On 1/28/2019 at 12:01 PM, True Belief said:

A great day out with the extended family.

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Is this the water park at Geelong? We’re planning to go there soon - my eldest vampire daughter wants to go on the Tornado. We went to the slides in Greensborough on the weekend, they were really good. 

Both our families went to water slides! Oh my god we are sooooo alike! 

5 hours ago, Depraved said:

Found this on Amazon by complete accident a couple of months ago while looking for something totally unrelated and jumped on it. I've only flipped through it a bit and there's tons of old photographs I've never seen before. Finally getting around to reading it for real. 

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Also this somehow happened just now. 😳 😂

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This book is stunning and a great window into those moments. Amazing. Pretty sure I reviewed it in the Books thread. Read my words of doom and despair. 

For me it’s one of the triumvirate of black metal with The Slayer Mag Diaries and Peter Beste’s True Norwegian Black Metal photo book. 

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On 12/17/2017 at 1:47 AM, True Belief said:

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Bad Boys Running Wild. TB (left) & Req(right).

 

We're both wearing Paradise Lost t-shirts. That's some special symmetry right there. Did we notice that on the night? Surely. 

 

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On 1/24/2019 at 3:29 AM, Requiem said:

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Night hauntings at Castle Requiem. @True Belief left, Requiem right. 

Escapees from the enemy sun. 

 

Req, just how much blood is spent on abovesaid body guard?  

As you know, it isn't easy walking about at night; countless Renfields constantly accosting me, groveling at my feet; tabloid journalists with their flash photography; Van Hellsings 'round the corner leading stake-in-hand slayers... The predictability of mortal mundanity has left me feeling coffin-bound lately and a security detail seems the answer.   

 

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Requiem and the ghostly and damned isle of Tasmania, 2019

The indigenous Tasmanian population was isolated from the rest of humanity for 8,000 years. Although there was a population of up to 7,000 at the time of European settlement,  virtually no pure-bloods would be alive after the first 40 years of colonisation.

76,000 British convicts were transported to this end of the earth in the first forty years of the 19th century. 

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Crossing into the land of flame.

 

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From inside this hilltop church the wind sounded like the choired voices of restless spirits.

 

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Requiem stands forlorn upon a bridge built by convicts from before Melbourne was even dreamt.

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Requiem communes with those in the river.

To be continued unless the light takes me. 

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Tasmanian Hauntings Part 2:

 

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Requiem hails the vast and impenetrable forest at Port Arthur, where escapees turn cannibal amongst trees millennial. 

 

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Shadows of gothicism and the seductiveness of decay. 

 

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Isle of the Dead, where over a thousand convicts were buried in unmarked graves and 180 dead soldiers also reside.

 

 

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Tasmanian Hauntings Part 3 (the final chapter):

By now, Requiem has submitted to the landscape and merged his psyche with its tragic memories. The fields, the mountains, the dead forests. There is no beginning and end. Yet he plans his escape from this wretched isle...

 

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Desolate fields of despair.

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Requiem and a sea to suffer in. 

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At the edge of the world.

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