The Stones and the Torment is an on-going semi-fictional series of blog posts with a skewed mix of horror, psychogeography, myth and history. The removal of the Sighthill Stone Circle threatens Glasgow with an old curse that allows the Quarter of Torment to break through The Sacred Line.
Part 1 starts with a walk through an inner city park in North Glasgow, searching for a stone circle and meeting a strange old man. Read part 1 of The Stones and the Torment
Part 2 continues with a semi-fictional look at Glasgow’s arcane history as old man Mackail explains the history of the Sighthill Stone Circle, and starts to reveal its hidden secret to a confused narrator. Read part 2 of The Stones and the Torment
Part 3 sees strange things start to happen around Glasgow as Mackail exposes a sinister side and things take a turn for the worse for the narrator. Read part 3 The Stones and the Torment
Part 4 sees the narrator taken by unknown assailants to Glasgow Royal Infirmary where the curse has broken out in all its horror. Read part 4 The Stones and the Torment
Part 5 (the final part) sees the narrator witnessing more horrors in Glasgow Royal Infirmary and a final showdown. Read the final part of The Stones and the Torment