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Dagon's Bargain, [unlocked] by Gehayi

'It has a certain stark beauty—even now, I can see that—but it is no spun-sugar castle from the dreams of maidens and southern poets. It is also strangely situated, hunched over a minor seaport and far from any city of military or strategic value. Yet everything about it, even the shape of the walls and the placement of the towers, says that it was built and fortified for wars beyond imagining.' Hamlet lends itself to Lovecraftian horror. This retelling, seen through the eyes of a Claudius who might be innocent after all, is an enthralling example

[Added 08/08/2015; Drama; 6000-20,000; Hamlet; Characters: Claudius, Hamlet Sr, Gertrude, Hamlet, Dagon (Lovecraft); Crossover]