An excerpt from Lupa's first book.

In response to a post on a certain forum, Lupa has granted me permission to post an excerpt from her first book, Fang and Fur, Blood and Bone on my website.

Excerpted from FFBB by Lupa - PDF format.

Beneath the cut is the text of the excerpt, for the .pdf challenged. Excerpted from Fang and Fur, Blood and Bone: A Primal Guide to Animal Magic, copyright Lupa 2006, Immanion Press/Megalithica Books. Please do not reproduce without my written permission; if you like what you see, please consider buying a copy of the book. Thanks, and enjoy  --Lupa

Appendix A …

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First the man is gone, now his books have followed.

Following the death of Terrence McKenna in the year 2000, the Esalen Institute took ownership of his voluminous library of rare texts and an uncatalogued number of his notes, diaries, and other pieces of written information that accumulated through the course of his life. On 5 February a five-alarm fire broke out in the building in Monterey that the library was kept in, destroying everything. An incredible amount of information was lost in the blaze that also consumed a couple of restaurants, a coffee shop, and several other office blocks. So many rare tomes, some dating back to the 1800's …

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A relaxing Wednesday night hanging around the apartment.

Last night was one of the more fun and interesting nights I've had in a while. After Lyssa and I got home last night we took turns playing Dance Dance Revolution Supernova, which I'd gotten for her for Yule last year (she played first while I ate dinner and got some lifestyle maintenance done, then she took a shower while I played a few rounds), and then we picked up and got into the TARDIS to pick up Orthaevelve, who was celebrating signing her first publishing contract with Immanion Press. We first hit the local library to return Lyssa's library …

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Making Fern Dragonstar's Book of Shadows.

Here is a picture of the book just after being bound together The covers are two layers of cardboard cut from a box that were glued together and then cut slightly larger than the size of the pages used, which puts it at about nine inches in width by twelve inches in height. The holes were drilled with a 0.25 inch diameter masonary bit and an electric power drill. The pages were stacked on top of the back cover, the front cover was added to the stack, and I started boring the holes one by one. They aren't perfectly …

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