Collects two novels:
Black Easter or, Faust Aleph-Null
The Day After Judgment
I conjure and command thee, LUCIFUGE ROFOCLE, by all the names wherewith thou mayest be constrained and bound, SATAN, RANTAN, PALLANTRE, LUTIAS, CORICACOEM, SCIRCIGREUR, where art thou? I conjure thee by Him who hath created thee for this minstry, to fulfill my work! I cite thee, arise, arise, arise!"
Ware took a step forward, and touched the flaming tip of the rod to the veil of silk on the belly of the still girl. A little curl of blue-gray smoke began to rise from it, like ignited incense.
Something began to form in the distance. Bairnes had the clear impression that ti was behind the altar, behind the curtained door, indeed outside the palazzo altogether, but he could see it nevertheless. It came forward, growling, until he could also see that it was a thing like a man...