The Threshold is a ten-part Weird Fiction story told in 1,000-word bites, give or take a few words. In the tale, Doug, a millennial everyman, finds himself exploring increasingly horrifying worlds trying to return home. All installments written by Jeremiah Dylan Cook.
Part 1 – The Doorway
Doug returns home from work to find a freestanding doorway in his living room
Part 2 – Destruction
After a terrifying experience on the other side of the threshold, Doug resorts to drastic measures.
Part 3 – Insanity’s Grasp
Due to his erratic behavior, Doug is arrested.
Part 4 – Tasty, Tasty Treat
Trapped in an asylum, Doug and his hallmate become prey for a horrible entity.
Part 5 – Escape
Doug struggles to escape from the asylum.
Part 6 – Extraterrestrial
In an unfamiliar world, Doug finds a familiar ally.
Part 7 – Back to School
While searching for answers on how to return home, Doug is led to Miskatonic University.
Part 8 – Miskatonic Tunnels
Doug and his ally suffer a horrible tragedy in the mysterious tunnels beneath Miskatonic University.
Part 9 – The Court of the King in Yellow
In the penultimate installment, Doug is led before the mysterious King in Yellow.
Part 10 – The End?
Does Doug survive? Does he make it home? The answers are here.