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This subject is written on a topic in the real world and reflects factual information. This subject contains information from the Expanded Cthulhu Mythos, and not based on H.P. Lovecraft's works directly. "Tricks no Treats" is a short story by the late American author Paul Dale Anderson.

Synopsis

A patient in a lunatic asylum relates the tale of how he travelled to Arkham, Massachusetts on Halloween night with the hope of finding a mystic portal which will allow him to talk to his dead wife. However, the portal spews forth a gaggle of immature Shoggoths which pursue him through the city streets and rob him of his sanity.

Publication History

"Tricks no Treats" was published posthumously in the Wildside Press collection Weirdbook Annual 2 in February 2019.

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