Updated 12 November 2009
The discovery of a magical keyhole leads to consummated teenage passion in a grand fin de siècle hotel.
Promise of a Flood
A shaman's home is invaded by a mystical serpent offering to spare him and his family in the coming flood. Unimpressed, the shaman releases a manic magical creature to get rid of the boisterous intruder.
Lovers Between the Lines
The flirtations between a young Victorian inventor and his teenage pupil go unnoticed by the girl's family. His newest prototype (a clunky information-sorting machine) and her library find (a sex manual) both play a role in the clandestine courtship.
A writer's notebook jottings inspire a growing number of images at an alarming rate. After a while, the visual mayhem subsides, giving rise to a mythic sequence featuring tribal puppets racing each other down fantastical staircases.
The Ashdown Agency
When the shape-shifting leader of an all-female crime league is contacted by a young man in search of the brilliant detective Mr. Ashdown, the fate of the legendary Agency comes to light in all its pulpy splendor.