Monster Byte: Police ‘Concerned’ Over Theft, Proliferation Of Occult Book

By Wade German

Innsmouth, MA – Arkham police have confirmed rumours that several copies of a rare occult book were stolen from their evidence lockers. The announcement came as a police official in Innsmouth said 20 copies of the same book had also “vanished” from one of their own storage rooms.

Speaking at a press conference in Arkham, and responding to a question concerning the rumours, Arkham police spokesman, Billy Zorza, said, “It’s not just four copied volumes of De

IFPMonster Byte: Police ‘Concerned’ Over Theft, Proliferation Of Occult Book

Monster Byte: Astrologer Sought In Death Of Library Head

By David C. Kopaska-Merkel

Innsmouth, MA – Well-known Innsmouth astrologer Dorina Krug is being sought by police in connection with the death of Stanley F. Bleiler, Head of Library Sciences at Miskatonic University in Arkham. Professor Bleiler’s desiccated corpse was discovered yesterday in an abandoned warehouse near the Innsmouth docks. Found with the body were a pair of shoes and a purse belonging to Ms. Krug, and a stained manuscript identified as a portion of De Stellis Maleficarum. This …

IFPMonster Byte: Astrologer Sought In Death Of Library Head

Monster Byte: Innsmouth Murder Case Linked To Arkham

By Wade German

Innsmouth, MA – Innsmouth authorities are coordinating a joint investigation with Arkham police into the death of an Innsmouth man believed to have been involved in an ongoing, wider criminal case. Innsmouth Police spokeswoman Sandra Lewiston said the probe is focused on a criminal group involved in the illegal distribution of antiquities. She said the probe has now been tied to the local murder investigation surrounding the death of Alexander Moraru.

Moraru, a former employee at the …

IFPMonster Byte: Innsmouth Murder Case Linked To Arkham

Monster Byte: Putative author of al-Hazred hoax MS found dead in marsh

By David C. Kopaska-Merkel

Arkham, MA – A badly decomposed body discovered south of Innsmouth last Thursday has been identified as that of Alexander Moraru. The body was found awash at low tide in a reed-choked tidal channel. The discovery was made by two brothers, Anastasius and Bartolomaius Gibbes, who said they were searching for clams. Moraru’s corpse was found partially buried in sand. When unearthed, it proved to be entangled in a length of stout rope, which may have …

IFPMonster Byte: Putative author of al-Hazred hoax MS found dead in marsh

Monster Byte: Discovered Hazred Text ‘Elaborate Hoax’ – Experts

by Wade German

Arkham, MA – Experts have debunked the authenticity of a text that was recently “discovered misfiled” in the Marsh Archive of Antiquarian Studies at the Innsmouth Public Library in Innsmouth.

Stanley F. Bleiler, the Head of Library Sciences at Miskatonic University in Arkham, said the De Stellis Maleficarum, attributed to the “Mad Arab” Abd-al-Hazred, was “an elaborate, but undeniably ingenious hoax,” and called it “the Fiji Mermaid of rare occult books.”

Bleiler’s remarks came after a …

IFPMonster Byte: Discovered Hazred Text ‘Elaborate Hoax’ – Experts

Monster Byte: Astrological Manuscript Discovered at Innsmouth Public Library

Paula R. Stiles

Innsmouth, MA – An astrological manuscript attributed to the “Mad Arab” Abd-al-Hazred, author of the grimoire the Necronomicon, has been discovered misfiled in the Marsh Archive of Antiquarian Studies at the Innsmouth Public Library in Innsmouth, Massachusetts. The manuscript, entitled De Stellis Maleficarum, is reputed to contain spells that could be used to bring about wealth to the user and disaster to any of the user’s enemies. This Latin translation from the original Arabic appears …

IFPMonster Byte: Astrological Manuscript Discovered at Innsmouth Public Library