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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. "Witch Fire" is a short story by American author Scott T. Goudsward. It forms part of the Arkham Detective Agency series created by C. J. Henderson.


During the police investigation of a series of bizarre incidents, rookie cop Eddie Suarez is given a glimpse of Arkham's dark underbelly before being recruited by Frank Nardi on behalf of the Arkham Detective Agency.


  • Eddie Suarez, recently graduated police officer who is new to the city of Arkham.
  • Frank Nardi, retired New York cop turned private investigator.
  • Tim Jackson, Eddie's partner.
  • Stanley and Alice Rothington, members of a centuries-old coven of witches.
  • Detective Rand, a member of the Arkham Police Department.

Behind the Mythos[]

"Witch Fire" was written at the request of Brian M. Sammons who was looking for contributions for the upcoming anthology Arkham Detective Agency. The collection was first published by Dark Regions Press in 2017.

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