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Opener of the Way, the (1936) [Short Story]
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Father and son archaeologists discover an ancient statue of Anubis in a desert cavern. The father, driven by the secrets revealed in an ancient manuscript, believes it is the opener of the way: a path leading to the godís tomb. Yet as he searches for the entry point and follows the guidelines of the manuscript, his son begins to grow frightened by his obsession.

Originally published in Weird Tales, October 1936.

Original title: The Opener of the Way
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHorrorDark Fantasy

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Opener of the Way, the (1945) [Collection]
      Author: Robert Bloch
     Horror 7 (1963) [Collection]
      Author: Robert Bloch
     Boris Karloff's Favorite Horror Stories (1965) [Anthology]
      Authors: Edgar Allan Poe , H. P. Lovecraft , Roald Dahl , August Derleth , Robert Bloch , Cyril M. Kornbluth , Robert Silverberg , Theodore Sturgeon , Evan Hunter , John Jakes , Edmond Hamilton , Frank Gruber
     Early Fears, the (1994) [Collection]
      Author: Robert Bloch

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